Administrative Specialist

United Nations Children's Fund

Yangon, Myanmar (formerly Burma)

Experience: 0 to 3 Years

Skill Required: HR and Admin

As focal point of administrative management services in the country, under the overall supervisor’s guidance, the incumbent is accountable for delivery of efficient and cost effective administrative support services including travel and protocol, providing guidance for operations of administrative support services and management of administrative staff. Collaborate with Operations management efficient administrative operations in support of the Office and country programmes. Ensures the office’s administrative operations and services are effectively in compliance with the organization's administrative policy, procedures, rules and regulations.
The incumbent of this post will play as a key interface with a broad range of contacts including senior management, government officials (protocol), external service providers, landlords and UN Agencies. This requires efficiency, discretion and capacity to deal with multiple delicate and complex issues. The incumbent will prioritize tasks and organize work independently based on general direction from the supervisor.  
Key functions and accountabilities of the position (detailed job description attached): 
  • Policy, procedures and strategies
  • Budget management
  • Administrative support and services
  • Facilities Management Operations
  • Security Services
  • Property management
  • Travel, visa and protocol
  • Contract arrangement and control
  • Staff learning and development
  • Partnership, coordination and collaboration
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
  • Advanced University degree in social sciences, business management, administration, finance, or any other relevant field of discipline.
  • Advanced University degree from the different field with relevant post-graduate courses/diplomas is also acceptable.
  • Five 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.
  • Fluency in English and another UN language.