12 Feb 2016

Full-Time Administrative Assistant (SIAs) at the World Health Organization WHO

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/16/FT104

Title: Administrative Assistant (SIAs)

Grade: G6

Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment

Duration of contract: One (01) Year

Date: 10 February 2016

Application Deadline: 2 March 2016
(19 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications

Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria

Organization unit: AFRO Africa Regional Office (AF/RGO) /
AF/IVE Immunization, Vaccines and Emergencies (AF/IVE)

The objective of the EPI programme is to support national authorities to provide high quality immunization services that will contribute to (a) the reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability from vaccine preventable diseases through the optimum use of available and new vaccines and (b) the strengthening of national health systems as well as efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals
Description of duties:
Under the overall supervision of the WHO Country Office Operations Officer, direct supervision of the Technical Officer, IVD Programme Management, the incumbent will provide administrative and finance support to the IVD Programme with a focus on supplementary immunization funds management:-

1. Provide support to the Direct Disbursement Mechanism in planning, monitoring and evaluating the campaign funds management system;
2. Participate in preparation of operational budget for payments to SIAs personnel;
3. Assist in generation of funds allocation proposals and initiation of financial committal documents in line with established rules and available management tools;
4. Verify programme documents and reports from WHO field offices and other partners;
5. Support in the preparation of project updates and submit activity reports regularly;
6. Participate in the regular review and update of the payment guidelines and operating procedures
7. Provide sound advice and support to the central team and field offices based on the payment guidelines and established procedures
8. Assist in providing finance and administrative support for the office when required
9. Performs any other relevant duties
Completion of secondary education, supplemented by University degree in Accounting, management, finance or related field from a recognized institution

Training on project fund management is an advantage

Verification of Educational qualifications:

“In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and these will be reviewed individually”.
A good understanding of the programme requirements and large scale disbursements to several beneficiaries including the logistic requirement for such payments. A good knowledge of the workings of the bank and banking environment in Nigeria is important.
 Essential:- At least 8 years of experience preferably in the private financial institutions or NGO, in the areas of Finance, accounting or management

 Desirable:- Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral International Organizations in the country is an
Additional Information:
WHO offers an attractive compensation package including an annual net salary (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance), dependency benefits, pension plan, health insurance scheme, and 30 days annual leave.

Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WHO:

http://www.who.int Click on: . to learn more about WHO’s operations
http://icsc.un.org Click on: Quick Links > Salary Scales > by date

Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration.

Annual salary: (Net of tax)
at single rate
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.
Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable WHO to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit WHO’s e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.

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