The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars, engaged in research, postgraduate teaching and capacity development and dissemination of knowledge in furthering the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The mission of UNU is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations and its Member States.
We are looking for outstanding individuals with strong commitment to customer service and the potential to bring a significant contribution to the worldwide expansion of UNU’s operations.
The HQ Building (HQB) Facility Services Coordinator provides administrative support for the implementation of HQB Services in close communication with other UNU Centre units and the contractors related to UNU HQB.
Under the overall supervision of UNU Administration Director, and under the direct guidance and supervision of the Conference and Facilities Manager, and in close coordination of other units of UNU Centre, the main duties and responsibilities of the HQB Facility Services Coordinator include the day-to-day common services operations for UNU Centre Tokyo, such as:
Post specific responsibilities include:
General responsibilities of HQB Services include:
Required qualifications and experience include:
The successful candidate will be employed under a local PSA contract and no relocation allowances apply. UNU offers an attractive compensation package including monthly net salary in the range JPY 360,333 – 413,167, commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the candidate. Benefits include 30 days annual leave and a health insurance scheme.
PSA holders are required to enroll in Japan’s national social health care and pension insurance systems.
UNU is not liable for any taxes that may be levied on the remuneration you receive under this contract. Payment of any such taxes remains the sole responsibility of PSA holders.
The duration of the initial contract is 1 year. This is Personnel Service Agreement (PSA) contract with UNU, with the possibility for renewal subject to requirements and satisfactory work performance. The combined duration on a PSA contract with UNU may not exceed six (6) years. The mandatory age of retirement for PSA is 65 years.
As soon as possible
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview, background checks and references.
UNU does not sponsor a working visa for this position.
PSA holders do no hold international civil servant status nor are they considered a “staff member” as defined in the UN Staff Rules and Regulations.
UNU 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 and become part of the organisation. Applications from developing countries, and from women are strongly encouraged. Eligible internal applicants are encouraged to apply.
UNU has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNU, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.
UNU reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNU at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.
Interested applicants should submit their applications online using the link through Impactpool and must upload the following:
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further processes.
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