Administrative Associate, GS-6, Mogadisho

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Employer: UNICEF
Job Title: Administrative Associate, GS-6, Mogadisho
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Mogadishu
Category: Other

Administrative Associate, GS-6, Mogadishu CO, Somalia, Post #105571

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Hope

How can you make a difference?

Under the general supervision of the Administrative & Finance Officer, performs a variety of relatively complex clerical duties related to the administration of the office and the guesthouse in Mogadishu.

1. Maintain up-to-date inventory of all UNICEF expendable and non-expendable properties and prepare annual inventory reports for the office. Ensure proper utilization of UNICEF property, prepare and support the local PSB for subsequent disposal of any office equipment and others as per stipulated procedures.

2. Ensure adequate and sound management of the guesthouse in Mogadishu, in line with organizational procedures and good administrative practices. Ensure availability of tools and consumables and proper maintenance of equipment, as well as reliable provision of basic services, such as electricity and water provision, cleaning and laundry, preparation of meals, etc. Ensure the guesthouse is kept clean and tidy.

3. Responsible for the direct supervision of the company providing life support services in the compound. Ensure sound planning of the company activities, in line with needs identified by the residents and the offices management, and proper execution. Ensure activity reports are prepared regularly, as per contractual arrangement, are relevant and are used for subsequent planning and execution of activities.

4. Responsible for maintenance, repair and security of office and guesthouse furniture and equipment and UNICEF premises. Ensure regular and reliable supply of office utilities including electricity and water.

5. In coordination with Security Section, supervise the office transport function and provide guidance to the team of drivers. Responsible for the smooth coordination of the office fleet as well as office rented vehicles.

6. Drafts correspondence, memos and reports, in accordance with standard office procedures. Prepares routine correspondence and maintains administration records.

7. Assists with local procurement of administrative supplies for the zonal office; obtains quotations, prepares and processes documentation.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…


  • Completion of secondary education.
  • Certification of formal training in Business Administration
  • Proficiency in use of computer applications for word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Six (6) years work experience in responsible administrative capacity.
  • Fluency in English is required.


For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

The technical competencies required for this post are….

View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

To apply, click on the following link

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. 



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