Details
  • Job Title: Operations Assistant

  • Organization Name: ILO

  • Location: Islamabad

  • Number of Vacancies: 1

  • Gender: Any

  • Closing on: 2024-06-16

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Background
  • As a team member, the incumbent provides a range of operational and administrative support services in an efficient, effective and client-oriented manner. These relate to the delivery of administrative and office support, HR, finance and travel and logistics, and require the use of the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The incumbent performs at a fully operational level, requiring correct application of established rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines to recommend an appropriate course of action in the assigned area(s).

    The position works under the supervision of Sr. Operations Officer. Supervision received is focused on the timeliness of process execution and the quality of outputs. The incumbent works with a moderate degree of independence. Work is reviewed for correctness in the application of applicable standards.

    In accordance with the needs and priorities of the office where the position is located, the incumbent will provide services from among the following duties:

    1. Provide a range of administrative and/or operational support services. Contribute to the smooth and efficient functioning of the work unit by evaluating requirements, organizing and carrying out work assignments accordingly and proposing improvements to work processes.
    2. Prepare, draft and finalize general and administrative correspondence and undertake quality control of outgoing documents for accuracy of information, grammar, style and compliance with applicable standards. Provide informal translations.
    3. Maintain the official travel plan of the work unit. Make travel and accommodation arrangements, coordinate visa and security requirements, and process administrative transactions.
    4. Initiate, process and follow up on HR and finance administrative actions, verifying that information is in compliance with applicable standards. Input complete data in the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Perform other HR and finance support functions as required. Process arrangements for the arrival and/or departure of staff, including travel,  security clearances, visas, transportation of personal affects and other benefits and entitlements and follow up with concerned authorities as appropriate.
    5. Perform operations for authorizing and effectuating expenditures. Prepare inputs, run reports and extract and compile data to support optimal budget utilization and preparation of programme and budget and workplan documentation.
    6. Coordinate and provide a range of administrative and financial support for meetings, workshops and other events. Ensure the timely preparation, translation, publication and dissemination of documents; presentations, briefing files and related materials. Take minutes and follow up on implementation of decisions.
    7. Ensure the work unit’s filing systems are maintained, accessible and efficient. Update websites and databases. Gather, consolidate and present information/data on specific topics.
    8. Keep abreast of changes to administrative rules, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines and share information with staff, providing further clarification as required. Provide guidance to more junior staff, as required on applicable standards and work procedures.
    9. Perform and/or coordinate other general administrative duties such as those related to attendance and leave recording, office space, registry, inventory and procurement matters.
    10. Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • Education

    Minimum education required is Undergraduate degree with majors in business administration, management, development studies, social sciences, finance, IT, human resources management or communications

    Experience

    Minimum of five years of general administration and office support work experience. Experience of working with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is mandatory.

    Languages

    Excellent command of an official language (English, French, Spanish) of the Organization.  Working knowledge of another official language of the Organization or an official national language of the duty station.