Personal Assistant to the Representative [National Post]

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 15 December 2017 - 5:00pm (Nairobi time)
Duty station: Antananarivo, Madagascar
Job ID: 13268

*PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN ONLY TO NATIONALS OF MADAGASCAR *

 

Job Summary:

The Personal Assistant (PA) to the Representative is located at Antananarivo in the Madagascar Country Office (CO) and reports to the Representative.

 

Job Purpose:

The PA provides senior level communications, administrative and secretarial support, maintaining full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment, maintenance of protocol procedures, information flow and follow-up on deadlines and commitments made.  The PA also provides organizational functions to the CO in terms of: providing effective communications support; ensuring facilitation of knowledge building and management; providing logistical support; and coordinating the secretarial services.

 

Education:

Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree desirable.

 

Knowledge and Experience:

·        Six years of relevant experience in administration.

·        Some experience in research assistance.

·        Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

·        Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT financial systems.

·        Good written and verbal communication skills.

 

Languages:

Fluency in French is required. Depending on the duty station, a working knowledge of another UN language such as English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese or Russian may be required.

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Madagascar
Population : 25.6 mil
Fertility rate
4.1
Maternal Mortality Ratio
353
Contraceptives prevalence rate
47
Population aged 10-24
33%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 31%
Girls 32%