Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Regional Representative, the Executive Associate to the Regional Representative ensures effective and efficient functioning of the Representative 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 the Regional Representative works in close collaboration with UNODC ROCA staff, UN Agencies, and national authorities to ensure efficient flow of information, actions on instructions, agendas.
Summary of key functions:
1. Ensures effective and efficient functioning of the Representative’s office focusing on achievement of the following results:
2. Ensures provision of effective communications and administrative support to the office focusing on achievement of the following results:
3. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
4. Provides executive assistance to the Regional Representative and administrative support to ROCA by:
Impact of Results
The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the Representative’s office. Accurate analysis and presentation of information strengthens the capacity of the Representative’s office and promote the image of UN/UNODC as an effective contributor to the development of the Central Asia and South Caucus countries. Incumbent’s own initiative is decisive in results of work.
Building Strategic Partnerships
Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
Promoting Organizational Change and Development
Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
Design and Implementation of Management Systems
Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems
Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships
Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management
Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information
Bachelor degree in linguistics, philology, economics, international relations, social science and other related areas is required.
At least three years of progressively responsible secretarial, administrative, programme experience is required at the national or international level. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc), experience in handling of web based management systems.
Fluency in English and Russian languages with excellent legal drafting and writing skills. Knowledge of Uzbek as well as other Central Asia languages is desirable.
Important applicant information
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
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Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension
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