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UN Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya

United Nations Development Programme

Position Title:
Administrative Assistant (Protocol)
Grade / Level: G5
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Department: General Services

Reports to: Administrative Associate
Reports: Operations Manager
Duration of Contract: One year with possibility for extension
Opening date: 27 April 2015
Closing date: 3 May 2015
Summary of key functions:
  • Implementation of operational strategies
  • Provision of efficient administrative and logistical support
  • Maintains excellent relations with national authorities
  • Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing

Requirements and qualifications
Education: Completion of Secondary School education; specialized certification in administration, protocol, logistics, diplomacy or related field. University Degree in Business Administration or related field would be desirable, but is not a requirement.
  • 5 years of general administrative experience at national or international level
  • Ability to work with computer and office software packages (MS Office, internet, etc)
  • Experience working with web based management systems is essential
  • Knowledge of UN and GOK protocol, immigration, customs and excise processes and procedures is required.
  • Knowledge of government policies, working methods and practices is desirable.
For the full terms of reference and application procedures please access the UNDP’s e-recruitment portal through the following link -
Language requirements: Good command of oral and written English and Kiswahili; working knowledge of other UN official language is an asset.

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