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New Job Opportunity United Nations at WHO Tanzania – Administrative Assistant (Logistics and Finance)

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Jobs in Tanzania 2021: New Job Vacancies United Nations at World Health Organization (WHO) 2021

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
Schedule: Full-time
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TERMS OF REFERENCE
SSA – Administrative Assistant (Logistics and Finance)
Position Description
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
Organization: WHO
Nature of Position: SSA
Date Classified:
CCOG Code:
First Level Supervisor: Operation Officer/CSU Lead
Second Level Supervisor: WR/TZA
Rationale

Background and Justification
Purpose of the Position
As
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
Officer.

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Job Description
Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objectives
Country
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.

Organizational
context (Describe the individual role of the incumbent within the team,
the guidance and supervision received, and training or briefing provided
to others)

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.

The
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)

Under
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;

  • Compile
    all WHO donated medical equipment, supplies, furniture and other
    partners support and have database for record keeping and reporting.
  • In
    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’
    donations.
  • 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.

Recruitment Profile
Competencies: Generic
Describe
the core, management and leadership competencies required – See WHO
competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most
important ones

  • 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.
The
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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Educational Qualifications
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.

Experience
Essential: – At least 5 years of relevant experience.
Desirable:
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

Languages
English
:
Read: Expert Knowledge
Write: Expert Knowledge
Speak: Expert Knowledge

Swahili:
Read: Expert Knowledge
Write: Expert Knowledge
Speak: Expert Knowledge

Other Considerations (e.g. Physical Workplace Condition, if other than normal office environment; IT Skills; etc.)
Work
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
Duration

The contract will be for six (6) months.

Salary

Grade: GS.05(01)- TZS 3,220,916.67/- payable monthly
Closing Date: May 26, 2021, 12:59:00 AM

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