Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Background Information - Job-specific
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.
Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following duties which are performed according to organizational needs and structure:
UNOPS Pakistan (Project Office) is part of the Nepal Multi Country Office in the Asia Region. With a steady growth of the project portfolio in the recent years and a new strategic direction, UNOPS Pakistan is looking to consolidate and optimize the support services provided at the Project Office level, to enable sustainable portfolio growth, as well as efficiency and quality of its delivery.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Administrative & Logistics Associate, the Administrative Assistant manages and ensures the provision of efficient logistic and transportation support services to a relevant operational unit. In the discharge of her/his duties, the Administrative Assistant liaises with UNOPS Programme Support Officers, Chief Technical Advisers, Portfolio Managers and Portfolio Assistants in order to ensure consistent service delivery. The Administrative Assistant promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.;
Ensures provision of reliable logistics and asset management support, namely:
Administers transport services, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Provides support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Team Management: Facilitate the engagement and provision of high quality results and services of the supervised personnel through effective work planning, performance management, coaching, and development