NATIONAL POST: Personal Assistant to the Representative, Namibia, G-6

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 9 October 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: Windhoek
Job ID: 12219

This vacancy is open only to nationals or permanent residents of Namibia.

 Position Summary:

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:

  • Completed Secondary Level Education (Grade 12) is required. First level University Degree in Secretarial/ Office Administration is desirable.
  • At least 6 (six) years secretarial/administrative experience, preferably with an international organization or in the United Nations system
  • Proficiency in current office software applications (computer skill)
  • a good command of English language, both written and spoken.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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