Admin Assistant – GS7 at World Health Organization (WHO)

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World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Admin Assistant – GS7

Reference No: 2106978
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time
Organisation: AF_NGA Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 6 months

Specific Functions

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  • To effectively discharge the duties and responsibilities of this function, the incumbent collaborates with central units, Zonal and State offices; and works closely with national counterparts as well as partners.
  • Maintains financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports;
  • Selects and enters data from a wide variety of documents verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data;
  • Advises and assists international staff, experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters;
  • Initiates correspondences to verify data, answers queries and obtain additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required;
  • Prepares detailed cost estimates and participates in budget analysis and projections as required;
  • Verifies all itineraries and calculates travel entitlements to be issued to personnel undertaking travel;
  • Verifies all travel claims for accuracy and calculates amounts to be reimbursed to claimants;
  • Performs other duties as required.

Educational Qualifications

  • Essential: Completion of Secondary education, preferably supplemented by training in Accounting, Finance, Management or related discipline.
  • Desirable: University degree in Accounting, Finance, Management or related discipline.

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 10 years experience commensurate with the duties of the posts and its grade
  • Desirable: Experience in UN or other international organizations.

Functional Knowledge and Skills:
Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position

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  • Good knowledge of Accounting and related disciplines.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with MS Windows applications for word, spreadsheet and data processing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different nationalities.

Competencies:

  • Producing results
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Teamwork

Languages:

  • Essential: Excellent knowledge of English 
  • Desirable: Knowledge of the other UN languages.

Application Closing Date
21st December, 2021 (11:59 PM).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings. 

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