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Executive Associate to UN Resident Coordinator/ UNDP Resident Representative

Title: Executive Associate to UN Resident Coordinator/ UNDP Resident Representative

Contract type: Fixed Term Agreement

Duration: 1 year with possible extension

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites applications for the position of Executive Associate to UN Resident Coordinator/ UNDP Resident Representative.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the UN Resident Coordinator (RC)/ UNDP Resident Representative (RR), the Executive Associate to RC/RR ensures effective and efficient functioning of the RC/RR office, full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment, maintenance of protocol procedures, management of information flow and follow-up on deadlines and commitments made.

The Executive Associate to RC/RR works in close collaboration with UN Country Team, RCO, UNDP staff, international organizations & national authorities to ensure efficient flow of information, actions on instructions, agendas. S/he provides administrative support to UNDP or RCO upon request of the RC/RR.

Candidates should have at least Secondary Education with specialized secretarial training. University Degree or equivalent would be desirable, but it is not a requirement. They should possess 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible executive assistant or secretarial, administrative, programme experience is required. The candidates should have experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc), experience in handling of web based management systems as well as speak Vietnamese and English fluently.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Address for application:

Deadline for application: 20 May 2018 (Midnight New York, USA)