Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 03 Oct 2019
Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The position of Executive Support Associate is located within a Division/Bureau or Office of the Representation/Head of Office. The role of this position is to provide administrative and secretarial support services to the Head of Office or immediate Supervisor, in order to ensure the smooth running of the Office and its flow and management of administrative and routinely information. This would involve direct contact with other staff members and contacts with the teams of high ranking officials, both within and outside UNHCR. The incumbent prioritizes tasks and organises work independently based on direction from the Supervisor and has access to highly sensitive and confidential information.
All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For G6 – 6 years relevant experience with High school diploma
Field(s) of Education
Certificates and/or Licenses
Office Management or a related field;
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)
Relevant Job Experience
Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.
*MS-Drafting, Documentation, Data Presentation;
UN-UN/UNHCR Administrative Rules, Regulations and Procedures;
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)
For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.
This is a Standard Job Description for all UNHCR jobs with this job title and grade level. The Operational Context may contain additional essential and/or desirable qualifications relating to the specific operation and/or position. Any such requirements are incorporated by reference in this Job Description and will be considered for the screening, shortlisting and selection of candidates.
Competencies as defined in Job Profile
Full proficiency in French and English is mandatory. The incumbent of the position must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both in French and English.
How to apply:
This position is open to internal and external applicants.
Procedures and Eligibility
General Service Staff members currently serving in the country where the vacancy exists, who have been appointed through the AC process and have indefinite or Fixed Term appointment. Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (PPAL).
External candidates must be legally present in Senegal at the time of application, recruitment and hire.
Prière procéder comme suite :
Aller à: www.unhcr.org – careers – career opportunities – other opportunities – vacancies
Pour soumettre votre candidature : 1.Clicker sur New User ; 2) Register; .3) “*Apply*” ;
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Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a test. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. No late applications will be accepted.
UNHCR is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from qualified candidates regardless of disability, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, race, color or ethnic and national origins, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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The closing date for submission of applications is 03 October 2019 (at 22:00 Dakar time).