Administrative Assistant

  • Level: G-5
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 21 Jan 2016 10:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: New York, USA

The Administrative Assistant provides administrtive and financial support to the Branch, as well as digitial and print communications and outreach support.

The Administrative Assistant is located in Population and Development Branch of the Technical Division. The incumbent reports directly to the Branch Chief and serves as his/her primary administrative support post.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school education.
  • 5 years previous experience in administration;
  • Experience in website management, media and communications;
  • Some experience in research assistance;
  • Previous experience in the UN an advantage;
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Computer literacy - Word, Excel, Power-point, etc.;
  • Good knowledge of Atlas / Peoplesoft;
  • Good writing and communication skills;

Languages: Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of another official UN language is desirable. 

Applicants must pass the UN GGST/ASAT test in order to be eligible to be appointed against the post.  We will only be able to respond to those applicants in whom UNFPA has a further interest.

Other Desirable Skills:

Initiative, sound judgment, strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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