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UNICEF searches for Administrative Associate


Position: Administrative Associate

Contract type: Temporary Appointment

Duty Station: Ashgabat

Level: G-6

Location: Turkmenistan

Categories: Administration

Deadline: 13 Jul 2022 West Asia Standard Time

Purpose for the job:

Under the supervision and guidance of the Operations Manager, the Administrative Associate is responsible for executing a broad variety of procedural and specialized administrative tasks for the respective section requiring in-depth knowledge of UNICEF administrative procedures, processes and policies.

Summary of key functions and accountabilities:

Within the assigned accountabilities and under the given organizational set-up, the incumbent contributes to the following main functions and expected results, in accordance with the plans, agreements and standards of performance.


  • Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work.


  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant administrative or clerical work experience is required.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a Turkmen language is an asset.


  • Training and experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other UNICEF software such as SharePoint; knowledge of integrated management information systems required.
  • In-depth knowledge of UNICEF organizational structure, administrative policies and procedures.
  • Organizational, planning and prioritizing skills and abilities.
  • Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors.
  • High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to achieve common goals and to provide guidance to more junior support staff.

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UNICEF in Turkmenistan