World Health Organization WHO
Team Assistant
Research Analysts, Research Associate, Research Assistant
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Aug 06 2021


About the Organization:

World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. WHO are responsible for the World Health Report, the worldwide World Health Survey, and World Health Day.


Under the direct supervision of RA-NTD, and broad guidance of the Director, Communicable Diseases Department, the incumbent provides office and secretarial support as follows:

Office support

  • Maintain filing systems and ensure easy accessibility and retrieval of recordsProgramme support

  • Prepare contracts for consultants, Agreement for Performance of Work (APW), Technical Services Agreement (TSA) and General External Services requests (GES), record receipt of deliverables and initiate and monitor payments as needed

  • Initiate requisitions for goods procurement and record receipt of deliverables

Meetings/Duty travel

  • Support the organization of meetings, workshops, seminars, etc, including typing of lists of participants, preparation of travel requests, letters of invitation, files, presentations and slides, reservation of meeting rooms and hotel accommodation

  • Prepare travel requests for official travel, make flight and hotel reservations, prepare travel files and other related matters as requested.

Other duties

  • Replace Executive Assistant during absences (if applicable); perform other related duties as required or instructed, including provision of support to other areas of work.

  • Perform any other duties as assigned.


  • Essential: Completion of secondary school education.

  • Desirable: .Training in secretarial practices. University degree is an asset.


  • Essential: At least three (3) years' experience in secretarial/clerical/administrative work

  • Desirable: Experience in WHO or in another UN/International organization would be an advantage

How to apply

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