Executive Assistant (Child Protection Unit) G5 - Florence, Italy
Florence (United States of America)
Our Child Protection Unit is looking to recruit an Executive Assistant (EA) who will be responsible for executing a broad variety of administrative, programme and logistical support functions for the respective section and more broadly for the office. This role requires a thorough knowledge of UNICEF administrative procedures, processes, policies, rules and regulations.
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, Research
The Office of Research-Innocenti is the dedicated research office of UNICEF. It undertakes and commissions research on emerging or current issues of relevance for children in order to inform the strategic directions, policies and programs of UNICEF and its partners. The office explores emerging issues, identifies research gaps, and brings together existing researchers to support or undertake new research, data collection and analysis to address critical questions.
How can you make a difference?
Under the supervision of the Chief of Child Protection, the Executive Assistant (EA) is responsible for executing a broad variety of administrative, programme and logistical support functions for the respective section and more broadly to the Office of Research-Innocenti, requiring thorough knowledge of UNICEF administrative procedures, processes, policies, rules and regulations. The tasks assigned are expected to be carried out with a high level of independence.
To learn more about this exciting opportunity please follow this link Executive Assistant Child Protection G5 EXT VA.pdf
For every Child, you demonstrate...
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The functional competencies required for this post are...
- Diversity and inclusion
- Communication (I)
- Working with People (II)
- Drive for Results (I)
- Analyzing (I)
- Learning & Researching (I)
- Planning and organizing (I)
- Following Instructions and Procedures (I)
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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.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Only Italian nationals or EU nationals with permanent residency in Florence are eligible to apply.