Fixed-Term Appointment

NATIONAL POST: Administrative/HR Associate, GS-6, Ankara/Turkey

18 November 2019

Ankara, Turkey

Level: GS-6

Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment

Position Number: 00149401

Location: Ankara, Turkey

Closing Date: 18 November 2019

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS OF TURKEY.

 

Job Summary

 
The Administrative/HR Associate delivers quality services in HR, administration and finance to internal and external clients.
 
You support the effective management of UNFPA programme activities in the areas of population and development, reproductive health and gender and will demonstrate a client-oriented, results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines in relation to HR, administration and finance, while providing support and guidance to the Country Office (CO) and UNFPA-supported projects. As the key administrative support to the Country Representative, you will be responsible for maintaining full confidentiality, upholding protocol, managing information flow and following up on deadlines and commitments. You will report to the UNFPA Representative.

 

How You Can Make a Difference:

 
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
 
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
 
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

Education: 

  • Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Six years of relevant experience in administration, human resources or office management.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.
  • Familiarity with UN procedures and working methods is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Atlas/PeopleSoft or other ERP application is an advantage.

Languages:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Turkish is required.

 

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