United Nations World Food Programme Ethiopia Business Support Assistant, Service Jobs

United Nations World Food Programme Ethiopia Business Support Assistant, Service Jobs


Job Id: 226915

Category: Admin, Secretarial and Clerical, Business and Administration

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary:

Job Description

About WFP ADD Office

The WFP Addis Ababa Office (ADD) works through policy, advocacy and communications with a vision of positioning ADD as an effective and credible partner of the African Union (AU) and its organs and the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), among other UN agencies.

ADD provides expertise and liaison geared to build, grow and nurture these partnerships with a view to achieve Zero Hunger as articulated in the Agenda 2030 and Africa’s Agenda 2063.

ADD is unique among WFP Liaison Offices, in that its role is not resource mobilization but rather offers through advocacy and policy formulation, the alignment of WFP country IRM/CSPs within the African Development agenda.

Organizational Context

This job is located in WFP ADD office. Jobholder may either perform administrative support functions in the front office and report to the Business Support Associate, or provide administrative support to team(s) with the reporting line to the relevant Head of Unit, Chief, or the designate.

Job Purpose

To deliver standard business support processes for a specific professional area of work, to facilitate effective service delivery.


Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive):

  • Gather information with clear direction to support the drafting of documents and preparing reports by other staff.

  • Respond to queries and escalate where appropriate, in order to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.

  • Support processing and managing routine administrative and financial tasks in various functional areas, to contribute to the effective and
    timely management of resources.

  • Provide revision and proof-reading services for standard documents, to contribute to the development of accurate documentation.

  • Take responsibility for the maintenance of set standard systems and files, to ensure information is accurate and readily available for the function.

    This job is located in WFP ADD office. Jobholder may either perform administrative support functions in the front office and report to the Business Support Associate, or provide administrative support to team(s) with the reporting line to the relevant Head of Unit, Chief, or the designate.

    Job Requirements

    Standard Minimum Qualifications:

    Education: Completion of secondary school education.

    Experience: Four or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the relative business stream with experience in general administrative work.

    Knowledge & Skills:

  • Proficient in the use of office equipment and computer software packages, such as Microsoft Word.

  • Knowledge of work routines and methods in order to complete processes under minimal supervision.

  • Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information to a wide range of individuals.

  • Ability to identify data discrepancies and rectify problems requiring attention

  • Ability to offer guidance or basic on-the-job training to more junior staff.

    Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in English. Knowledge of the local language is added advantage.

    How to Apply

    WFP is an equal opportunity employer. Female candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply on-line through WFP recruitment website.

    This VA is open ONLY to Ethiopian Nationals.

    Public access: http://www1.wfp.org/careers/job-openings( Public-107671)

    Deadline 01 November 2019

    Please note that WFP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

    United Nations World Food Programme Ethiopia Business Support Assistant, Service Jobs

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