The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.
The Stop TB Partnership is a unique and innovative global health organization that brings together partners’ expertise, funding, commodities, and people-centered services in our shared mission to transform the tuberculosis (TB) space and end TB by 2030. The Stop TB Partnership is guided by three (3) strategic goals to:
Background – Team
The Stop TB Partnership’s Country and Community Support for Impact (CCS4i) Team, works on three complementary priorities:
Through its Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS), CCS4i Team provides tools to facilitate the involvement of people affected by TB and civil society in all aspects of the TB response and grants to partners in lower-income and/or high TB burden countries to remove social, legal and economic barriers to universal access to TB prevention, diagnosis, treatment, care and support services, create demand for highest quality drugs and diagnostics, community-led monitoring of TB service quality, advocacy for law and policy change, and elevating the voice of TB survivors in national and global TB governance. Through country-level STPPlatforms CCS4i Team mobilize and engage country key stakeholders for advocacy, awareness, visibility, and demand creation.
Under the direct supervision of the CCS4i Team Lead, and working closely with the Programme Management Support Associate and Grant Management Analyst, the Administration Senior Assistant provides support to office operations performing a variety of standard administrative processes and programme support, ensuring high quality and accuracy of work.
Functions / Key Results Expected
1. Administrative Support
Working closely with the Programme Management Support Associate:
2. Travel and Logistics Support
3. Support Capacity Building and Knowledge sharing
Impact of Results
The effective and successful achievement of results by the Administration Senior Assistant directly affect the overall efficiency of the team’s administrative services, impacting the office’s capacity to efficiently and effectively service the operational needs of the office/programme. Timely and accountable delivery of services, ensures client satisfaction and promotes the image and credibility of the team and office as an effective service provider in project services and management. This enhances UNOPS’ competitive position as a partner of choice in sustainable development and project services in the country/region served.
|Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.|
|Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.|
|Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).|
|Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.|
|Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.|
|Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.|
|Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.|
Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)
Contract level: Local ICA 5 / ICS-5
Contract duration: One year, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
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This position is based in Switzerland and the contract fee is not exempt from Swiss laws, including but not limited to laws regarding taxation, social security, accident and health insurance.
It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.