No Experience UN Jobs – Office Assistants – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

No Experience UN Jobs – Office Assistants – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)



Job Title:    Office Assistant (No Experience UN Jobs)

Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda


About US:

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network. UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the direct supervision of the OHCHR Gulu team leader, the Office Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Ensure cleanliness of the office at all times, organize and maintain office common areas.
  • Assist in monitoring and managing inventory of office supplies and seek replenishment when necessary.
  • Assist in photocopying a variety of documents and other materials.
  • Oversee clerical tasks, such as sorting, filing, processing and sending mail and other documents.
  • Maintain the office/ library resource centre including keeping a database of resource materials.
  • Provide assistance in administrative functions in the absence of the Administrative Clerk
  • Undertake any other task as assigned by the Head of the Field Office.


Key Results

  • Well maintained and organized office filing and records including updated database.
  • Clean and organized office space and common area
  • High completion rate of tasks in a timely and professional manner.
  • Well organized and maintained store. Establish effective working relationships.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Office Assistant should have completed Secondary education
  • At least one year of experience in clerical and general office support or related area is desirable.
  • Language: Good oral communication skills in English is required. Knowledge of the local language is an advantage.



  • Professionalism – Knowledge of basic clerical functions.  Ability to operate standard office equipment.   Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Communication:  Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork:  Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings


How to Apply:

All Interested candidates who wish to join the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 25th March 2021


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