Food and Agriculture Organization
Experience: 5 to 10 Years
Skill Required: HR and Admin
Apply By: 06-04-2023
The main objective in the FAO Country Offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative (FAOR), is to assist Governments to develop policies, programmes and projects to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
The Administrative Assistant coordinates and performs the full range of office support, management support and administrative tasks, providing for the smooth and efficient running of the Office. He/she ensures quality and consistency of the flow of office work and information in the work unit.
The Administrative Assistant reports to the Assistant FAOR (Administration). The incumbent operates independently and takes decisions on work priorities and exercises initiative for dealing with cases without precedents. Supervision received is focused on the quality of work outputs. He/she provides guidance and advice to other office support staff.
The Administrative Assistant works closely with a wide range of colleagues in the division/region, with central units and external clients, performing and coordinating office- and management support services, and providing procedural guidance and information.
Candidates Will Be Assessed Against The Following
Education: Secondary school education.
Experience: Four years of administrative, accounting and office management experience.
Languages: Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of French and limited knowledge (intermediate – level B) of Arabic.
IT Skills: Very good knowledge of the MS Office applications, Internet and office technology equipment.