Administrative Assistant (SHS Graduate Can Apply): World Food Programme

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30 Aug, 2013

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The Office of the UN World Food Programme, WFP – UNHRD Accra invites applications from suitable candidates to fill the following vacancy:- Administrative Assistant

Under the direct supervision of the Fin/Adm. Officer, the Admin Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

Major Duties and Responsibilities

•   Extract and input data from various sources in administrative, procurement and other W F P Corporate systems.
•   Maintain a selected number of administrative control records, such as for commitments and expenditures, travel, insurance, procurement and other.
•   Initiate and process administrative actions such as those found in human resource, travel, procurement, disbursement.
•   Assist in monitoring status of expenditures and allotments through WFP corporate systems, record variations, update budget tables and consolidate data for budget review.
•   Make computations, calculations and estimates and prepare reports or assist in the preparation of periodic reports including forms, tables, charts and other.
•   Draft correspondence relating to the area of responsibility.
•   Design and update charts and tables utilizing graphic tools, design hard copy and computer resident forms; initiate, update and track computer assisted processing of administrative actions.
•   Assist with day-to-day administration of contracts with external contractors; check contractors’ invoices against the goods and services provided and process payments.
•   Provide information related to the above functions and exchange a variety of statistical information.
•   Search for, retrieve, compile, assemble and archive a variety of statistical data from computer files, records, reports or from other sources for internal/external use; provide basic analysis of the data as requested.
•   Arrange meetings such as workshops and seminars.
•   Make travel arrangements in line with administrative rules and procedures.
•   Set up, classify and maintain files.
•   Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum of Secondary School Education but preferably University Degree/Higher National Diploma in Administration or related field.
•   At least three (3) years of progressively responsible support experience in general administrative work or related field.
•   Excellent knowledge of computer software



Fluency in both written and oral English.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applicants should submit their applications with 3 references including Curriculum Vitae in sealed envelopes marked “”Administrative AssistantSC/L4″ and sent to the address below or hand-delivered to WFP Office, located after the Fire Service traffic light towards Flair Catering or Kumodzi Hospital:

The Human Resource Unit
UN World Food Programme
No.7, 7th Rangoon Close, Cantonments
P. O. Box 1423
Accra, Ghana
Email: [email protected]

Closing Date: 08 September, 2013


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