Administrative Officer

United Nations Children's Fund

Yaounde, Cameroon

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: HR and Admin

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

For every child, hope

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. 

How can you make a difference?

  • 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.