Organizational Unit: UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate training, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the United Nations, its Peoples and Member States. It serves as a think tank for the United Nations system, contributes to capacity building particularly in developing countries, and serves as a platform for new and creative ideas and dialogue. In addition to the UNU Headquarters located in Tokyo, UNU has already established fifteen institutes and programmes worldwide.
UNU-IIGH undertakes research, teaching and capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge related to key issues of human health. The aim is to contribute to the development and strengthening of health services policy frameworks and management actions, particularly for people in developing countries, and to support implementation of promotive and preventive approaches to human health. UNU-IIGH embraces an ecosocial view of health that recognises its origins in ecological, economic and social contextual factors, and adopts a systems approach to understanding and addressing health challenges. For more information please visit http://iigh.unu.edu.
Reporting to the Finance and Administrative Officer, the main duties and responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant include the following:
HR Services and Contract Administration
Qualification requirements include:
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience according to the suitability of candidates, and will be within the GS-4 level of the General Service Salary Scale for Malaysia duty station in the United Nations Common System salary scale. For more information please visit http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/malaysia.htm.
The Rector reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level below the level advertised.
This is a full-time, fixed-term appointment. The initial appointment shall normally be for a fixed-term of one (1) year, with the likelihood of renewal on a rolling fixed-term appointment basis, subject to satisfactory performance. The mandatory age of retirement for United Nations staff is 65 years old.
Staff members of the UNU are international civil servants subject to the authority of the Rector and may be assigned to any of the activities or offices of UNU.
This is a locally recruited position; no relocation allowance applies. Applications from suitably qualified women candidates are particularly encouraged.
As soon as possible.
Interested applicants should submit their applications, preferably by email (to firstname.lastname@example.org), and must include the following:
Please indicate the reference number of the vacancy announcement (2017/UNU/IIGH/FTA/AA/96).
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The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations – Chapter 3, article 8).
Finance & Administrative Officer
United Nations University – International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
Jalan Yaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras