24 Aug 2016

Full-Time Graduate Administrative Assistant at the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world’s largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill a number of General Services position based in WFP Nigeria. The position is based in Maiduguri and Damaturu respectively. If you are a Nigerian national, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant (G5)

Locations: Maiduguri, Damaturu

Key Responsibilities (not all inclusive, nor exhaustive)
Check the provision of a range of service, including facilities and light vehicle management, travel, protocol related etc; maintaining information, to contribute to the provision of safe and comfortable working environment.
Collate and process information including dissemination to support the productions of standard documents and reports for the unit, to enable decision-making and the effective management of resources.
Management and maintain paper and electronic records within the area of responsibility in accordance with established procedures, to ensure swift and easy data access as required.
Undertake research and perform basic analyses of data, to contribute to the provision of accurate information and effective management of resources.
Be a first point of contact for internal queries, to facilitate the provision of efficient and effective resolution of daily issues.
Provide inputs to routine methods and practices in own area of work, to support the continuous improvement of service provided.
Qualification, Experience and Attributes
Monitors and supervises administrative work against the established standards and protocol for service excellent. Ensures that customer problems are identified and resolved.
He supported in providing ad-hoc guidance to new staff members
Demonstrates a broad knowledge of administration best practices, techniques and processes and good grasp of WFP standards processes, and infrastructure in area of efficient and effective administration services.
Completion of Secondary School Education
A first Degree in Administration, Management or related discipline desirable.
Fluency (level C) in English, Knowledge of Hausa and Kanuri local Language is desirable
Terms And Conditions
Selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. WFP offers an attractive compensation package. For more details please visit International Civil Service Commision website: http://icsc.un.org (link: http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/nigeria.htm)

Application Closing Date
6th September, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their Resume/Curriculum Vitae as a single document to: nigeria.hrvacancies@wfp.org electronically.

WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job
Only applications sent electronically to the designated email address with Job title clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Administrative & Secretary Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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