UNHCR Messenger Clerk Jobs in Kenya

UNHCR Messenger Clerk Jobs in Kenya

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Messenger Clerk provides clerical and administrative assistance to the immediate supervisor and/or the Office as a whole. The incumbent is normally supervised by the Admin Officer or Associate.

S/he receives regular guidance and instructions from the supervisor on procedural aspects of the work. As per specific instructions, the incumbent may require liaising with other internal or external entities, to ensure effective delivery of services and achievement of objectives

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks.

In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.


  • UNHCR Office has sufficient clerical support thus better able to meet its objectives.

  • Collect and deliver mail, pouches and other communications from and to the post office, government agencies and other institutions.

  • Sort, deliver and pick up mail from various offices on the premises at regular intervals. Keep records as required.

  • Pack material received for dispatch, affix labels, insert material in envelopes and frank outgoing

  • Operate photocopying and duplicating machines.

  • Sort and prioritize all incoming correspondence, reports, etc. and direct to other responsible staff members where necessary.

  • Provide general clerical support to visiting staff members.

  • Utilize office equipment and computer as required.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

  • Prioritise tasks in consultation with the supervisor.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • For G2 - Completion of Primary Education; or High School Diploma or higher

    Functional Skills

  • IT-Computer Literacy

    Language Requirements

  • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

  • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.

  • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNHCR Messenger Clerk Jobs in Kenya

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