Administrative Officer

United Nations Children's Fund

Yaounde, Cameroon

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: HR and Admin

As focal point of administrative management services in a Yaoundé country office, he/she will provide guidance for operations of administrative support services and management of administrative staff and deliver efficient and cost-effective administrative support services. 

  • Appropriate interpretation and application of administrative policy and procedures are timely implemented to support operations at the country and sub-country levels. 
  • The budget preparation and implementation are properly administered, monitored and controlled in the area of administrative management and services.  
  • Management and operations of delivery and improvement in administrative support services are timely and effectively provided, and security arrangements are well established for enhanced safety and security.  
  • Property management of administrative supplies, office equipment, vehicles and other properties are effectively performed. 
  • All administrative transactions and arrangements of contracts satisfy the requirements as stipulated and are in compliance with the applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations.  
  • Staff capacity is enhanced through active staff learning/development programmes in the area of administrative management and services.  
  • Effective working relations are maintained with other agencies, local authorities and implementing partners. 
  • Any other assigned administrative management responsibilities and services are effectively carried out and delivered. 

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…


  • University degree in social sciences, business management, administration, finance or any other relevant field of discipline. 

Work Experience:

  • Two years of relevant professional work experience with both national and International work experience in office management, administration, finance, accounting, ICT, human resources, supply or any other relevant function. 
  • Work experience in emergency duty station.

Language Proficiency:

  • Fluency in French and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.