MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides practical input on implementation of administrative guidelines, in close coordination with the head of office, operation staff / supervisor.
Supports supervisor and the head of the office, and updates staff on administrative policies, procedures rules and regulation.
Implements the appropriate application and interpretation of administrative rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Briefs and assists arriving and departing staff on basic administrative procedures and requirements. Contributes to recommendations on the improvement of internal controls systems taking into account the prevailing conditions in the locality.
Keeps supervisor abreast of potential problem areas, prepares reports on administrative matters as required. Provides administrative support and services to sub-country (zone) offices and out postings, where applicable, including preparation and funding of service contracts, preparations of PGMs for all admin supplies and guidance on administrative procedures.
Assists supervisor in preparing estimates on office premises, supplies and equipment requirements for budget preparation purposes.
Assists zone offices in the establishment and maintenance of administrative services and the administrative budget.
Assists Chief Operations and / or Chief of Field offices in the establishment and maintenance security arrangements and related administrative services.
Supports management of administrative supplies, office equipment and vehicles, updating inventory of items, serving as ex-officio member to the Property Survey Board where applicable.
Assists supervisor in Property Survey Board submissions, preparing minutes of meetings. Assists supervisor in executing PSB recommendations approved by the Head of Office.
Monitors and supervises adequate and appropriate use of supplies. Ensures that services and maintenance of premises are in accordance with organizational standards.
Ensures that all administrative transactions and arrangements of contracts are in compliance with the applicable policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Contributes to the reviews of contractual arrangements related to administrative support (i.e. courier, premises maintenance, ancillary administrative support, vehicle maintenance, equipment maintenance etc.
to ensure that the terms and conditions of all contracts are being adhered to by providers of goods and services. Proposes to supervisor any changes that may be required.
Monitors payments against contractual obligations.
Implements effective staff learning and development programme activities for capacity building. Contributes to workshops for staff's competency building, staff learning and development, career development.
Cooperates with other UN agency counterparts in the UN reform initiatives (including common services and premises agenda, etc.).
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED
Completion of Secondary School, University level courses in administration, finance, or any other related field of discipline relevant to the job is an asset.
Work experience in emergency duty station.