DUTY STATION: UNICEF Yaoundé
Type of contract: FT
Title: Operations Assistant
Duration: 1 year renewable
As per UNICEF rules and regulations
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
Under the general supervision of the Chief of Operations, the incumbent performs administrative functions in support to the Operations Section and assist all units of the Operations section(IT, Supply, Admin/Fin, HR) in the accomplishment of various administrative and secretarial tasks.
REPORTS TO : Chief Operations Yaounde
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES and DUTIES & TASKS
Provides direct assistance and carries out administratives duties under the supervision of the Chief Operations and in support to the Supply, Admin Finance, Human Resources and Information/Technology units of the Operations section including drafting various correspondences, customs clearance letters, and assits in the completion of various forms. Assists the Chief Operations in the secretarial duties.
Manages incoming/outgoing mails. Clears correspondences for conformity with established procedures and accuracy of statements before being signed by supervisor. Drafts non substantive correspondence and ensures follow-up. Types correspondence documents and reports some of which are higly confidential.
Arrange Operations meetings, takes notes at meeting and draft the minutes
Collects Operations management indicators for Operations meeting review
Follow up on staff participation in statutory committees and make periodic reports to the supervisor. Maintains policy, confidential and general files.
Classifies and codes material relating to a number of subject matter. Maintains confidential and general section files.
Creates and maintains data in VISION for suppliers, partners and consultants
Make travel arrangement for the supervisor and Operations team members in liaison with technical units.
Performs other duties, as required.
QUALIFICATION and COMPETENCIES
Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or University courses in administration, secretarial management of a level to BTS or DUT.
Five years secretariat experience.
Experience in administration related processes and practices.
Competencies:Core values (Required)
- Diversity and Inclusion
- Core competencies (Required)
- Communication [II]
- Working with people [II]
- Drive for results [II]
- Functional competencies (Required)
- Learning and Researching [I]
- planning and Organizing [I]
- Following instructions and Procedures [I]
Languages: Fluency in French and good working knowledge of English are required.
Deadline for receiving applications at UNICEF Yaoundé, Maroua, Bertoua and Douala Desk Front is 1st June 2015
Applications could also be sent through mail Post (sending date would be considered) or via email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed files (Letter of motivation, CV, copy of diplomas, P11 form(to be collected at UNICEF), References, etc.) to be addressed with the mention "DO NOT OPEN" with post title on the envelope to the attention of:CHIEF OPERATIONS UNICEF
P.O. BOX 1181 YaoundéThe submission and processing of candidates' file are free of charge.
UNICEF cannot be held liable for any amount paid by a candidate as part of this recruitment
Only qualified and short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews. UNICEF is a smoke-free environment and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.