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 Ginevra, Svizzera
Stage, Amministrazione, Inglese, Francese

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The Temporary Position is located in the Executive Officer of UNECE. The incumbent reports directly to the Senior Administrative Assistant.


Within limits of delegated authority and depending on the workload of the Executive Office (EO) of the UNECE, the Team Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

*Performs a wide range of office support and administrative functions.
*Responds or drafts responses to routine correspondence and other communications in relations to clients' requests to the Executive Office.
*Monitors processes and schedules related to ECE's Internship Programme. Assists in the verification of applications submitted and in the accuracy of evaluations prepared by Programme Managers in Inspira, to ensure compliance with relevant rules and regulations.
*Researches, compiles and organizes information and reference materials from various sources for reports, work plans and statistics on the recruitment of Temporary Staff in UNECE.
*Generates a variety of standard statistical and other reports from UNECE's Consultants and Individual Contractors (CIC) database e-tool.
*Proofreads documents and edits texts for accuracy, grammar, punctuation and style, and for adherence to established standards for format.
*Responds to moderately complex information requests and inquiries (e.g. answers requests requiring search on rules and regulations, etc.), and as necessary, refers inquiries to appropriate staff in the Executive Office for handling.
*Assists in the maintenance of websites by scanning, converting and posting a variety of documents onto the ECE's Intranet, as instructed by the Senior Administrative Assistant.
*Assists in the preparation of presentation materials using appropriate technology/software.
*Performs data entry and extraction functions.
*Performs general administrative tasks (e.g. Assist the Executive Officer in the maintenance of working files, ordering stock requisitions, office supplies and office furniture, Organize and coordinate monthly administrative assistants meetings, etc.).
*Maintains files (both paper and electronic).
*Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of general office and administrative support including administrative policies, processes and procedures.
Shows pride in work and in achievements;
Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter;
Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results;
Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns;
Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges;
Remains calm in stressful situations.

*Planning & Organizing:
Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies;
Identifies priority activities and assignments;
Adjusts priorities as required;
Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work;
Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning;
Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary;
Uses time efficiently.

*Client Orientation:
Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view;
Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect;
Identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;
Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems;
Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects;
meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


High school diploma or equivalent. Must have passed the (COMPANY NAME) Administrative Support Assessment Test (ASAT) at Headquarters or an equivalent locally-administered test at Offices Away.

Work Experience

Experience in general office support or related is required
At least three (3) years of experience in programme administration or related area, of which preferably two (2) within the (COMPANY NAME) System or in a comparable international organization is required.
Experience with ERP systems such as Umoja and Inspira is required.


English and French are the working languages of the (COMPANY NAME) Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of French is desirable.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

* This position is temporarily available until 31 December 2020. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the (COMPANY NAME) Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.

* While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.

* Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.

* This temporary job opening may be limited to "internal candidates," who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.

* Staff members of the (COMPANY NAME) common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.

* Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.

(COMPANY NAME) Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the (COMPANY NAME), the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the (COMPANY NAME) if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term "sexual exploitation" means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term "sexual abuse" means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term "sexual harassment" means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.

Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The (COMPANY NAME) places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The (COMPANY NAME) Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on "Manuals" hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the (COMPANY NAME) including the Charter of the (COMPANY NAME), resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee


Provenienza: Web dell'azienda
Pubblicato il: 30 Gen 2020
Tipo di impiego: Stage
Durata di lavoro: 0 mesi
Lingue: Inglese, Francese
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