Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA): Administrative Assistant (GS-5) and Administrative Associate (GS-6), Geneva, Switzerland
This is a Generic Vacancy Announcement (GVA) for the Administrative Assistant Talent Group (GS-5 level) and Administrative Associate Talent Group (GS-6 level) in UNICEF Geneva, Switzerland.
Talent Groups at UNICEF are exclusive lists of pre-vetted, highly qualified candidates intended to fast-track recruitment processes as positions become available. After a rigorous selection process, successful candidates will be placed in either the Administrative Assistant Talent Group (GS-5 level) or the Administrative Associate Talent Group (GS-6 level) for UNICEF Geneva, Switzerland, for a period of 36 months.
While placement in the Talent Group does not guarantee a position, it is an important resource for filling vacancies. Candidates placed into the Talent Group will be reviewed when a relevant position becomes available and if found suitable, are offered placements through a direct selection process.
How Can You Make a Difference?
Key responsibilities for Administrative Assistant in Geneva, Switzerland will include (depending on the context, the incumbent may focus on all, some, or only one or two areas with great depth):
1. Support Budget Monitoring
2. Support Human Resources Recruitment Process
3. Support Office Planning & Project Management
4. Support Procurement process
5. Facilitate Communications & Workflow of the organizational unit
6. Calendar/Meetings/Correspondence Management
7. Support Events/Logistics
8. Provide Travel assistance
9. Invoice Processing
10. Supports management of administrative supplies, office equipment, and updating inventory of items.
11. Maintains and updates a system which monitors the absence of staff.
To qualify as a champion for every child you will have
Education: Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work.
Language Requirements: Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
For every child, you demonstrate
Core Values of Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, and Integrity
View our competency framework athttp://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf
Remarks: General Service Staff are recruited locally, but can be of any nationality. Candidates must be in possession of an existing visa/work permit or resident/citizen of Switzerland (and/or commuting area)to be considered eligible for this post.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=518894