Assets Management Associate, UNDP - Kenya

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Location: Kenya (Nairobi, with frequent travel to Somalia and relocation when situation Permits)

Competencies and Critical Success Factors

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability Functional Competencies

    Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills

    Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Understanding of the policies and procedures relating to UNDP assets management.
  • Ability to maintain control systems for assets, materials, services and claims.
  • Ability to administer and execute administrative processes and transactions
  • Ability to extract, interpret, analyze data and resolve operational problems
  • Ability to supervise and guide support staff
  • Ability to perform work of confidential nature and handle a large volume of work
  • Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations
  • Strong IT skills, knowledge of Atlas
  • Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system

    Leadership and Self-Management

  • Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure

    Recruitment Qualifications


    Secondary education:

    Certification in administration desirable.

    University Degree in Business or Public Administration desirable, but it is not a requirement.


    5 to 6 years of relevant experience in administration or Programme support service.

    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).

    Experience in handling of web-based management systems.

    Language Requirements:

    Fluency in the UN working language of the duty station.

    Knowledge of the Somali Language an asset.

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    Vacancies Contact

    Please send your curriculum vitae, marked "Assets Management Associate" to:

    The Deputy Country Director (Operations),
    United Nations Development Programme - Somalia,
    P.O. Box 28832,
    Nairobi, Kenya,
    Fax: 254-2 4183641,
    E-mail: [at]

    UNDP will only be able to respond to those applications in which there is further interest.

    Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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