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Temporary Administrative Support
|Location :||GCPSE, SINGAPORE|
|Application Deadline :||11-Feb-18 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||6 months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||6 months|
Building on a long history of effective collaboration, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Singapore (GoS) have initiated a new phase of partnership, in order to promote better public service in developing countries. Drawing on the respective strengths of the two partners, the UNDP and GoS have therefore set up a Global Centre for Public Service Excellence (GCPSE).
The GCPSE’s aim is to find and promote the evidence needed to galvanize public service capacities for improved development results. It will deliver this by acting as a knowledge and convening hub on public service excellence, promoting cutting edge practices in public services management and reform. Its team comprises of two UN staff, two Government Servants on secondment as well as occasional consultants and interns.
The Centre also hosts UNDP’s Anti-Corruption for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies (ACPIS) global project – currently a team of two UN staff, a Junior Professional Officer (to be filled) and occasional consultants or interns.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Office, the Temporary Administrative Support provides support to Director and office operations performing a variety of standard administrative processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Temporary Administrative Support promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
The operational aspects of the GCPSE (such as financial management, procurement, assets, audit, etc.) are supported by the UNDP Country Office, based in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS) at UNDP’s New York headquarters while the Temporary Administrative Support expected to handle small procurement cases, local purchases, filing of records, management of the corporate credit card, asset management, VAT/GST claims, etc. of the Center and that of ACPIS, as necessary. The incumbent will work closely with the operations teams at the Malaysia Country Office and New York HQ on operational matters
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support in financial management focusing on the following:
Provide support in procurement and travel:
Provide support with office correspondence:
Support in effective and efficient functioning of the Center:
Implementation of operational strategies:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Required Skills and Experience
Applicants must be Singaporean citizens, work permit holders, permanent residents or eligible for a Letter of Consent (spouse of Employment Pass holder) to apply. Please confirm your status in the application.
Documents to be included when submitting the proposal:
Please Note: the financial proposal must be all-inclusive and shall take into account various expenses incurred by the consultant/contractor during the contract period (e.g. professional fee, and any other relevant expenses related to the performance of services). The fee should be quoted in Singapore Dollar (SGD) only.
Forms and General terms & conditions to be downloaded:
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.