Personal Assistant to the Representative [National Post]

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 16 August 2017 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Antananarivo
Job ID: 10748

This post is open only to nationals and permanent residents of Madagascar

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

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.

Requirements and Qualifications:

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

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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