1941 Administration and Logistics Assistant

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 16 April 2019
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 06 May 2019

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  • Support the day to day implementation of project activities;
  • Assist in preparing work plans and project reports;
  • Support organization and coordination of meetings, training sessions, workshops, conferences and project events and prepare reports and meeting minutes, as required; 
  • Draft correspondence on project issues, as required;
  • Cover administrative project related tasks such as extracting, inputting, copying, scanning, faxing, mailing, photocopying, translating, and filing data from various sources;
  • Drafting letters, routine correspondence and inter office coordination with related activities;
  • Assist in project team in communication, visibility and outreach efforts;
  • Maintain cooperation and communication with project’s partners and beneficiaries on the implementation of the agreed activities, especially for the events, trainings, workshops, etc.; 
  • Establishing and maintaining filing system, incoming and outgoing correspondence etc;
  • Ensuring full compliance of activities with UNDP rules, regulations, and policies;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for the organisation and implementation of events, e.g. training workshops, seminars, etc., liaising with participants; 
  • Arranging for travel and accommodation, preparation of travel authorizations, filling in of information for Daily Subsistence Allowance payments, processing requests for visas, and other documents;
  • Perform other duties as may be required.
  • Documentation timely prepared;
  • Records/files regularly updated and maintained;
  • Effective support in travel and logistics provided to team members and consultants;
  • Assistance in preparation of project’s annual and quarterly reports provided, data compiled;
  • Efficient accounting and administrative support provided;
  • Project related correspondence prepared;
  • Efficient support to organization of meetings provided, information compiled and minutes of meetings taken and distributed. 
  • Good organizational and time management skills;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling ethical standards;
  • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors; 
  • Excellent information technology skills, including word processing, database applications, presentation software, and internet.
  • Minimum Secondary Education;
  • Preferably with specialization in business administration. 
  • At least 2 years of experience in administrative office work. Previous experience in governmental, international or non-governmental settings would be an asset; 
  • Experience in organizational activities; evidence of ability to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in teams; to demonstrate a sense of self-assuredness combined with cultural and gender sensitivities;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of project administration;
  • Basic knowledge of the programmatic areas of work of the Government Institutions / International organization;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Serbian and English.

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Contract Duration: 12 months (with possibility of extension)

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