Development Assistance / Administrative Assistant At WHO World Health Organization

Job Description

The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking a dedicated and experienced Administrative Assistant to join our team in Accra, Ghana. Related to jobs in Ghana

Position: Development Assistance – Administrative Assistant (G-5 Contract)

Location: Accra, Ghana

Salary: The salary for this job is competitive and exceeds 1,109 USD, as per the minimum requirements for a G-5 contract in Accra, Ghana.

Position Overview:

This position is a G-5 General Service contract, primarily intended for nationals, and it offers an attractive salary package in accordance with WHO guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

As a Development Assistance – Administrative Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting WHO’s mission and activities in Accra, Ghana. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Administrative Support: Provide administrative and clerical support to ensure the efficient operation of the office. This includes handling correspondence, filing, data entry, and maintaining office supplies.

Meeting Coordination: Assist in organizing meetings, workshops, and conferences, which may involve logistical arrangements, invitations, and documentation preparation.

Communications: Draft and edit routine correspondence, reports, and documents. Ensure clear and effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records and databases, ensuring that information is up to date and easily accessible.

Financial Support: Assist in financial transactions, such as processing travel claims and monitoring budgets.

Information Management: Manage information and documents, ensuring confidentiality and security.

Other Duties: Undertake any other relevant tasks as assigned by supervisors.

Qualifications and Experience:

A minimum of five years of relevant administrative or secretarial experience, depending on education.
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional qualifications in administrative or office management are a plus.
Language Skills:

Proficiency in English is essential, as it is the working language of WHO.

Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Strong communication and interpersonal abilities.
Proficiency in computer applications, including MS Office.

The salary for this G-5 contract in Accra is competitive and exceeds the minimum requirements, with a minimum salary of 13,024 GHS (~1,109 USD) as stipulated by WHO guidelines. Please note that the actual salary may vary depending on the organization’s specific salary scale.

Join WHO:

If you are a highly motivated and experienced administrative professional looking to contribute to global health initiatives, we encourage you to apply. Join WHO in Accra, Ghana, and be part of a dynamic team working to make a positive impact on public health worldwide.