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NATIONAL POST: Administrative Assistant, Cairo, Egypt, G-5

Level: G-5

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Closing date: 9 March 2019 - 5:00pm(Cairo time)

Duty station: Cairo, Egypt

Job ID: 21395


The Position

In the UNFPA CO in Egypt and in the context of the implementation of the Country Programme, you will play a vital role in delivering quality support in administration to internal and external clients, applying all relevant rules, guidelines and procedures with a client-oriented results-focused approach

You will ensure efficient and reliable administrative requirements are fulfilled and reported in a timely manner with required quality checks, in line with UNFPA guidelines.

You will build close relationships with CO programme and operations teams, national counterparts, administrative service providers as well as the UN agencies for efficient and effective delivery of quality services.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018- 2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience


Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

Five years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.

Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.

Ability to multi-task, and identify and resolve operational problems.


Fluency in English and Arabic are required.

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