UN-HABITAT Team Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya

UN-HABITAT VacancyUN-HABITAT Team Assistant Jobs 2022 Kenya: Currently the UN-HABITAT is hiring employees for their upcoming projects vacancy for the Team Assistant position. Now for all Kenyan NGO job seekers, it’s a great opportunity to work with UN-HABITAT.

UN-HABITAT Team Assistant Jobs 2022 employment advertisement is published on May 10, 2022. Candidates can apply via online by May 17, 2022.

Organization Name United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)
Type of Organization NGO
Date Posted May 10, 2022
Closing Date May 17, 2022
Position Team Assistant
Total Vacancy N/A
Apply Process online
Country Kenya

UN-HABITAT Team Assistant Jobs 2022

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT) seeks suitable applicants for the position below at the Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Education: High school diploma.
  • Experience: Minimum 02 years.
  • Employment Type: Full-Time.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Duty Station: Nairobi.
  • Remuneration: As Per Rules.

Other Requirements / Information:

  • Academic Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent is required. A bachelors degree is an added advantage.
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years experience in general office support or administration area is required.
  • Experience in the UN and other related organizations is desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, (UN-Habitat), is the United Nations agency for Human Settlements. It is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. As the United Nations focal point on human settlements, UN-Habitat will lead advocacy efforts to raise awareness of sustainable urbanization issues; provide evidence-based policy advice; build capacities; develop tools, norms and standards based on best practices; work on demonstration projects and provide assistance to national Governments, local authorities and other public institutions responsible for urban issues.

Under the overall guidance of the Chief, Human Resources and Training Unit, the team assistant will perform the following duties:

  • Provides general office support services to help ensure the smooth functioning of an organizational unit.
  • Uses standard word processing package to produce a variety of routine correspondence, reports, tables, charts, graphs, etc., in accordance with institutional standards.
  • Proofreads written products for completeness and grammatical and typographical accuracy.
  • Maintains calendar/schedules; monitors changes and communicates relevant information to appropriate staff inside and outside the immediate work unit.
  • Reviews, records, routes and/or processes mail or other documents; gathers pertinent background material; tracks and monitors follow-up action as required.
  • Receives phone call and visitors, and responds to routine inquiries and information requests, including drafting routine written responses, or routes to appropriate personnel for handling as required.
  • Maintains files (both paper and electronic) and databases for work unit.
  • Updates and maintains large distribution lists; assemble documents, reports and other materials for global dissemination, where possible using electronic formats; coordinates courier services.
  • Performs basic data entry and extraction functions.
  • Checks accuracy of simple calculations, codings, data, etc.
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties (e.g. leave recording, meeting organization, reservations, office supply and equipment orders, etc.), including preparing and/or processing administrative requests/documents (e.g. travel requests, expense claims, vouchers, visa applications, etc.).
  • Photocopies a variety of documents and other materials.
  • Operates and maintains a variety of office equipment in the performance of basic office functions, e.g. photocopier, facsimile, printer, scanner, etc.

How to Apply?

  • Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.
  • Interested candidates can fill the online application form by visiting official website. Candidates have to visit at https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=180456 to fill the application.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • The closing date: May 17, 2022.
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Official Notification Link unhabitat.org/kenya