United Nations Administrative Officer Jobs in Kenya

United Nations Administrative Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • The Administrative Officer will report directly to the Senior Administrative Officer.


  • Initiates and coordinates actions covering the entire span of human resource activities, e.g., recruitment, placement, promotion, performance appraisal, vacancies,

  • Job classification reviews, Separation of staff members, training, etc., ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures.

  • Provides expert advice with respect to conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations.

  • Leads, oversees and coordinates the preparation and implementation of the work program and budget to ensure compatibility with work priorities and objectives, taking into account the most effective use of resources.

  • Monitors and controls budgetary allocations through regular reviews; drafts routine and ad hoc outputs; and provides effective monitoring reports and data.

  • Establishes and maintains a set of sound policies, procedures, standards and tools which are consistent with UN policy and practice in order to ensure proper accounting, financial management and control. Identifies deviations from plans and proposes corrective measures.


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or
    equivalent) in business or public administration, finance, accounting, law or related area.

  • A first level university degree in combination with two (2) years qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    How to Apply

  • Candidates should submit by email to recruitment@unoesc.org using the position applied for as subject with the following, indicating relevant experience:

  • Curriculum vitae;

  • Brief cover letter indicating interest in the position. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Deadline: 19th October, 2020.

    Arwa Hamaideh.

    Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination
    United Nations Secretariat Building
    405 East 42nd Street
    New York, NY 10017, USA

    E-mail: recruitment@unoesc.org

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