UNHCR Admin Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

UNHCR Admin Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. UNHCR Zambia programme looking for “Admin Assistant“. Applicants with a High School Diploma may apply on or before 18 July 2021.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is a UN agency mandated to aid and protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people, and to assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.

UNHCR Admin Assistant Jobs 2021

The UNHCR has published a job vacancy announcement on 6 July 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Admin Assistant to be based in Kawambwa, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position Admin Assistant
Location Kawambwa, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification High School Diploma
Experience Required 1 year
Application Deadline 18 July 2021

UNHCR Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: The Administrative Assistant will provide administrative assistance to the immediate supervisor and/or Head of the Office, and/or to the Unit as a whole to ensure that routine services and activities within the administrative domain are properly implemented. As per specific instructions, the incumbent may require liaising with other internal or external entities, to ensure effective delivery of services and achievement of objectives.


  • Arrange appointments/meetings both internal and external, some involving high ranking officials.
  • Receive visitors, place and screen telephone calls, respond to routine requests for information and take notes at meetings as and when required.
  • Maintain hard and electronic office files and records; classify and code material relating to a variety of topics;
  • Receive, review, sort and distribute all incoming and outgoing correspondence, office pouch and material, highlight priority items and attach necessary background information. Maintain a follow up system.
  • May be required to maintain/update confidential files.
  • Draft routine correspondence, memoranda and reports. Format more complex documents by using the appropriate technology.
  • Facilitate implementation of Personnel administrative formalities and processing of documents in relation to official travels, leaves and movements of staff. Support staff members with processing personnel-related documentation.
  • Maintain office inventory and stocks of office supplies. Monitor the asset management track to ensure all admin procurements and disposal of UNHCR property are done and recorded accurately.
  • Assist the supervisor to monitor and record expenditure/disbursement of funds.


  • Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level G4 – 1 year relevant experience with High School Diploma; or Bachelor or equivalent or higher.

Core Competencies:

  • Accountability
  • Communication
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Client & Result Orientation

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Language: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Salary Grade: G4
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNHCR Admin Assistant Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 18 July 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unhcr.org