Personal Assistant to the Deputy Executive Director (Programme)

Level: G-6
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 11 October 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: New York, USA
Job ID: 11999

The Personal Assistant 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 Personal Assistant also provides organizational functions to the Office of the Executive Director in terms of: providing effective communications support; ensuring facilitation of knowledge building and management; providing logistical support; and coordinating the secretarial services.


  • Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree is desirable.
  • Six years of relevant experience in administration.
  • Previous experience providing executive level support in the UN, along with knowledge of protocol, is an advantage;
  • 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.
  • Fluency in English required.  Knowledge of other official United Nations languages is an asset

Please note that applicants applying for UNFPA General Service position located in USA must have a valid G-4 visa (granted on the basis of the duty station being USA), USA Citizenship or USA Permanent Residency at the time of application.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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