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Administrative Assistant (Logistics and Finance) – (2101952)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 01 Year
Job Posting: May 4, 2021, 1:48:39 PM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Zanzibar
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
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SSA – Administrative Assistant (Logistics and Finance)
Position Number: N/A
Position Title: Administrative Assistant (Logistics & Finance) – 1 post
Grade and Step: G.05
Unit/Team: CSU CLUSTER
Major Office: WCO Tanzania
Duty Station: Zanzibar
Nature of Position: SSA
First Level Supervisor: Operation Officer/CSU Lead
Second Level Supervisor: WR/TZA
Background and Justification
Purpose of the Position
Administrative Assistant for Logistics and Finance, the incumbent will
ensure the smooth flow of work as related to logistics and Finance
activities in Zanzibar, coordinating actions on receipt of medical
equipment, supplies, logistics, ensuring safe storage, handing over to
the Ministry of Health (MOH) and following up and report on distribution
of the WHO donations and assist the Finance and Administration Clerk
(FAC) in the day to day financial management, disburse and reporting in
collaboration with other support staff in the team and in consultation
and guidance from the Zanzibar Liaison Officer and WHO Operations
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Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objectives
Office Support Units have been established in the organisational
structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume
their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance
with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all
administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of
an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
context (Describe the individual role of the incumbent within the team,
the guidance and supervision received, and training or briefing provided
Under the daily supervision and guidance of the
Zanzibar Liaison Officer and in close collaboration with the Operations
Officer of the country office, the Administrative Assistant will provide
enabling support to the sub-office and to the team In the areas of
logistics and finance.
Work is assigned with general or specific
instructions and performed in accordance with WHO e-Manual, financial
rules, regulations and procedures and asset management policy. The
incumbent should seek clarification from the originator and/or guidance
from the supervisor. His/her work must follow instructions, procedures,
and regulations of WHO finance and asset management. The incumbent will
supporton financial matters, and facilitate receipt, organize handing
over and proper record and distribution of donations from WHO.
incumbent is required to provide briefing to MOH officials and staff on
WHO financial and administrative procedures and practices, asset
management and on other specific procedures related to logistics and
finance as required.
Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent must do to achieve main objectives)
the daily supervision and guidance of the Zanzibar Liaison Officer and
in close collaboration with the Operations Officer, the incumbent
provides support in the following areas;
all WHO donated medical equipment, supplies, furniture and other
partners support and have database for record keeping and reporting.
consultation with various pillars, coordinate the compilation of the
medical equipment, supplies, furniture etc… gaps required by the MOH and
share with relevant authorities at WCO.
- In consultation of the
logistics pillar head, procurement officer and CSU staff, follow-up the
procurement, deployment, and distribution of WHO and other partners’
- As per WHO asset management procedures, organize the
provision of WHO asset identifier stickers to all WHO donated assets
(medical equipment and furniture).
- Assist the Finance and
Administration Clerk in the day to day financial transactions, bank
statements, timely financial report submission etc…
- Attend WHO
and Partners coordination meetings and report on emergency medical
logistics and financial support situation in the islands.
- Perform any other duties as requested by the Liaison Officer, CSU and WR.
the core, management and leadership competencies required – See WHO
competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most
- Communicating in a credible and effective way
- Producing results
- Fosters integration and teamwork
- Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
- Positive attitude at work
Functional Knowledge and Skills: –
*Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position.
incumbent must have a logistics and finance educational background and
working experience in the same field. The incumbent maintains and
updates proficiency in the use of modern office technology through of
in-house courses, on-the-job training, or self-training. He/she keeps
abreast of changes in procedures and practices, rules and regulations,
organizational structure, in the department, the cluster and WHO, to be
able to brief others and explain procedures.
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Essential: – Completion of diploma/degree or equivalent technical or commercial education.
Desirable: – Training in Accounting, Administration and/or in Management and logistics field is desirable.
Essential: – At least 5 years of relevant experience.
Experience in administrative support and logistics positions in WHO
or another UN agency an asset. Experience in excel, Oracle-based or
other ERP systems an asset
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Other Considerations (e.g. Physical Workplace Condition, if other than normal office environment; IT Skills; etc.)
requires the use of word processing, excel or other software packages,
and standard office equipment. Formal or self-training in the use of
standard office software. Training in Oracle-based or other ERP systems
an asset. Work requires the use of word processing facilities to
create, edit, format and print correspondence and documents; spreadsheet
and visual presentation software; extensive use of e-mail and
scheduling software to improve communications both internally and
externally, Oracle/GSM for administrative matters.
PLACE OF ASSIGNMENT
The Administrative Assistant (Logistics & Finance) will be stationed in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
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TIMELINE AND REPORTING
The contract will be for six (6) months.
Grade: GS.05(01)- TZS 3,220,916.67/- payable monthly
Closing Date: May 26, 2021, 12:59:00 AM