Administrative Assistant needed at World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for well being inside the United Nations system. It is chargeable for offering management on world well being issues, shaping the well being analysis agenda, setting norms and requirements, articulating evidence-based coverage choices, offering technical help to international locations and monitoring and assessing well being developments.

The Job : Administrative Assistant (Multiple Duty Stations inside Nigeria)

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Ref No: 1902657

Job Profile

Objectives of the Programme

  • To be sure that efficient WHO Country presence is established to implement WHO Country Cooperation Strategies which can be aligned with member States’ well being agenda and harmonised with the United Nations nation groups

Description of Duties
Under the general supervision of the WR and direct supervision of the Operations Officer in shut session with the State Coordinator, the Administrative Assistant ensures well timed help to discipline operations particularly funds and common month-to-month experiences in conformity with monetary guidelines and rules.

  • Provide operational help for the day-to-day operating of the State workplace within the areas of funds preparation and monitoring, monetary transactions, transport planning, property administration, and workplace upkeep.
  • Administer the E-Imprest. Ensure correct Implementation of monetary procedures, programs and inner controls in keeping with GSM directions and WHO guidelines.
  • Select and enter information from quite a lot of paperwork, guarantee accuracy of calculations and fasten obligatory supporting invoices and receipts of funds and cost authorisation.
  • Reconcile State workplace cashbooks and justify any distinction in reconciliation; put together money counts to reconcile with the cashbooks on a month-to-month foundation
  • Facilitate different discipline based mostly funds in help of Supplemental Immunisation and different actions and rendering correct and well timed experiences
  • Handle administrative preparations for conferences, seminars, workshops and conferences
  • Ensure well timed procurement of, and cost for, required items and companies, upkeep of WHO items and property in addition to upkeep of up-dated stock data
  • Provides help to nationwide and worldwide employees and non-staff on all administrative and monetary issues.

Required Qualifications

  • Essential: Completion of Secondary training, ideally supplemented by a University degree in Accounting,Finance or associated self-discipline.
  • Desirable: Good data of computerized accounting programs and budgets or ERPs


  • Essential: At least 5 years’ expertise commensurate with the duties of the posts and its grade in a global, public or non-public group of reputation.
  • Desirable: Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral International Organizations within the nation is a bonus.


  • Excellent group expertise for managing a number of duties at as soon as; Strong capacity to prioritize duties; Ability to amass sound data of WHO guidelines, rules and procedures;
  • Ability to ascertain and keep efficient working relationships with counterparts; Needs superior data of Microsoft Office Applications, significantly Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Report writing expertise, interpersonal expertise and skill to confidently interact with wide selection of stakeholders.

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and selling particular person and cultural variations
  • Communication
  • Producing outcomes
  • Ensuring the efficient use of sources

Use of Language Skills

  • Essential: Expert data of English.

How To Apply

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Additional Information

    • Please observe that the deadline for receipt of purposes indicated above displays your private machine’s system settings.
    • This emptiness discover could also be used to fill different related positions at the identical grade degree
    • Only candidates below critical consideration can be contacted.
    • A written take a look at could also be used as a type of screening.
    • In the occasion that your candidature is retained for an interview, you'll be required to offer, upfront, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificates(s) required for this place. WHO solely considers increased academic {qualifications} obtained from an establishment accredited/acknowledged within the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a listing up to date by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The listing will be accessed by means of the hyperlink: Some skilled certificates could not seem within the WHED and would require particular person overview.
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    • This put up is topic to native recruitment and can be stuffed by individuals recruited within the native commuting space of the responsibility station.


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