UNRWA is looking to hire
UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY
FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST
UNRWA is the United Nations agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 4.7 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and the Syrian Arab Republic. UNRWA is committed to assisting Palestine refugees in maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading a long and healthy life. UNRWA is the largest UN operation in the Middle East with more than 29,000 staff. Most of these staff is refugees themselves, working directly to benefit their communities – as teachers, doctors, nurse or social workers. UNRWA is seeking to employ a qualified:
Clerk A at Microfinance Department for Husun Branch
Vacancy Announcement NumberMD/10/2017
Contract Status Fixed Term Appointment with one year probation
Contract Duration One year contract (extendable)
Monthly Salary from JD 504 &100 Fils. Other benefits include Provident Fund contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency), medical insurance and annual leave. Dependency benefits are subject to eligibility.
31 May 2017
Deadline for Applications
06 June 2017
Place in the Organisation
The incumbent is responsible to the Head of the organizational unit or as may be required.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
· Collects data and other information related to the activities of the organizational unit examining its correctness as required.
· Prepares, verifies, maintains and updates records in prescribed formats for use by the respective staff; creates, using standard computer applications, back up of records.
· Maintains the general files and various registers as required such as inventory listings, personnel records of the respective staff, job files and correspondences exchanged with other departments/divisions/sections/units.
· Performs word processing and other computer duties as required;
· Performs such other duties as may be required.
· Completion of full secondary education.
· Successful completion of a course in business and office practice
· Three years experience in clerical/secretarial work or any related discipline.
· Good knowledges of spoken and written English and Arabic.
· Computer literacy and familiarity with spreadsheets, word processing and data base programme.
· Sound organization skills.
· Advanced training course in business and office practice.
When the minimum requirements are not fully met, the concerned Director may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.
NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org
by creating a personal profile and completing an UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted. Please ensure that the e-mail address that you will indicate in your Personal History Profile is accurate, candidates shortlisted for test or interview will only be contacted by e-mail. No follow up phone calls will be made.
The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, testing, interviewing, etc). The United Nations does not concern itself with information related to bank accounts.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women.
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. As an Area post, preference will be given to local candidates already based in the duty station of the post.
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights, for diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non- smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
Date of issue: 29 May 2017