Receptionist

Vientiane

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vientiane, Lao PDR, requires an experienced and qualified Lao National to fill the position of Receptionist, IMIS No. 42068 at (GS-3) level to be based in UNICEF Country Office in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Under the general supervision of the Administrative Service Officer, acts as Receptionist to the UNICEF Office and carries out additional typing ad secretarial duties. The incumbent may be assigned the primary, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of major duties and key end-results.

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.

 

For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.

 

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vientiane, Lao PDR, requires an experienced and qualified Lao National to fill the position of Receptionist, IMIS No. 42068 at (GS-3) level to be based in UNICEF Country Office in Vientiane, Lao PDR.

 Duties and responsibilities:   

Under the general supervision of the Administrative Service Officer, acts as Receptionist to the UNICEF Office and carries out additional typing ad secretarial duties.  The incumbent may be assigned the primary, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results:

• Receives and screens incoming calls and transfer to appropriate Sections.

• Places international call through the Post Office.

• Manage incoming and outgoing pouches

• Receives visitors to the office and provides information as appropriate.

• Receives messages and local mail for transmittal to the Representative’s secretary.

• Keeps lists of names, addresses and telephone numbers of UNICEF contacts, Government officials, diplomatic corps and UN Agencies and other institutions.

• Performs secretarial and typing functions for the office operations as required.

• Manage the car pool project, UNICEF cars and drivers

• Serve as Registrar for Global Service Center

• Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Completion of secondary education
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures
  • Ability to learn and operate word-processing equipment.
  • One to two years’ experience in clerical functions. 
  • Experience as a receptionist an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Lao is required.
  • Knowledge of additional language and/or French is an asset.

 

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Vientiane
  • Grade: GS-3, General Service
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  • Closing Date: 2017-05-26

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