International Labour Organization Job Vacancies: Admin And Finance Assistant

International Labour Organization (ILO)
International Progamme on the Elimination of Child Labour (IPEC)

Vacancy Announcement
Vacancy No: Position Number: 24
Project Title: Eliminating The Worst Forms Of Child Labour In West Africa And Strengthening Sub-Regional Cooperating Through ECOWAS – II
Job Title And Position: Admin And Finance Assistant, G5
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Contract Duration: 12 Months With Possibility Of Extension
Starting Date: As Soon As Possible

IPEC, a programme of the ILO, operates in over 80 countries worldwide, its aim at effective abolition of child labour by assisting member states in designing and implementing policies and programmes to prevent and eliminate child labour, including a focus on elimination of the worst forms of child labour.

The Administrative Assistant shall:
Provides administrative and fina cial support to IPEC management and other UPEC staff
Maintain up to date database and detailed record/files of administrative operations, banks transactions, record of actions, minutes of meetings, seminars etc.
Undertake logistical, secretarial and protocol functions including travels, lodgings, payment of DSA, drafting of correspondences, documenting of contracts information, verification of works done etc
Brief staff, expect and.or consultant on administrative procedures.
Respond to queries from inside and outside the organization. Participle in internal meetings to provide information on administrative matters. Assist in preparation of projects or programme documents, evaluation and reports
Perform other activities as may be assigned by the supervisor

Education: First level university level degree in relevant field
Experience: Five years of professional experience in the
Languages: Excellent command of English and knowledge of French an asset

Competencies: The person must have good knowledge of administrative procedures and accounting principles, ability to search and retrieve information from central database and compile reports, ability to operate computer program and software packages of various administrative actions, good drafting skills, ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with officials at all levels and ability to work accurately with administrative data.

To Apply
Applications quoting vacancy number should be received ny 12th May, 2011 with a recent CV and all supporting documents addressed to:
The Director,
International Labour Organizaton
United Nations Houe
Plot 617/618 Diplomatic Drive Abuja