Boursier/Boursière en Administration - CNUDHD (Exclusivement pour Camerounais)

  • Added Date: Friday, 20 March 2020
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2020

This position is located at the United Nations Center for Human Rights and democracy in Central Africa, in Yaoundé.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Director of the Center, and the direct supervision of the Administrative and Finance associate, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:  



Competencies: Professionalism - Advanced  knowledge  of  the  use  of information management to improve the awareness on human rights and democracy issues in the sub region; Familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the Internet, intranet and other databases; Demonstrate problem-solving skills and ability to use sound judgment to ensure the effective and timely completion of complex tasks; Ability to work under pressure; Very good  knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to human rights and democracy and sound knowledge of the institutions of the UN system;                                           Planning and Organizing - Ability to establish priorities, to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan; Demonstrated ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given;                            

Communication - Ability to speak and write in a clear and concise manner in English and French, including ability to draft a variety of reports, correspondences, and articulate ideas I a clear, concise style;         

Technological Awareness - Fully proficient computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. Word processing, spreadsheets, internal databases, internet, etc.                                                          

Teamwork – Good interpersonal skills; ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Required Skills and Experience



    Be enrolled in the Bachelor (Baccalaureate+3) year or have obtained the Bachelor (Baccalaureate+3) for less than a year in Management, Administration, Finance / Accounting, or in another related field)

  • 2  years professional experience in administration and office management
  • A good knowledge of United Nations rules and procedures would be an asset,
  • Good working knowledge of  Microsoft Office  (outlook, word , excel, power point, internet)
  • Ability to work in a team and under pressure ;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment ;


Be enrolled in the Bachelor (Baccalaureate+3) year or have obtained the Bachelor (Baccalaureate+3) for less than a year in Management, Administration, Finance / Accounting, or in another related field)

Procédure pour postuler

  • Les candidats intéressés sont priés de bien vouloir transmettre un dossier de candidature sous PDF en un seul exemplaire comprenant :
  • Une copie des diplômes universitaires;
  • Une lettre de motivation ;
  • Un Curriculum vitae  en y précisant trois personnes de référence;
  • Deux lettres de recommandations ;
  • Copie du document d’identité en cours de validité (Carte Nationale d’Identité ou passeport).


Nota bene:

  • Seul/es les candidat/es présélectionné/es seront contacté/es pour les entretiens.
  • Les candidatures reçues après la date limite ne seront pas considérées
  • Les candidats sélectionnés recevront une bourse de $300 par mois et un accès au dispensaire des Nations Unies.


This vacancy is archived.