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Individual contractor for Admin - Nationals only (11.5 months)


  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Cairo
  • Grade: Consultancy - International Consultant - Internationally recruited Contractors Agreement
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: Closed

The objective is to ensure consistent, efficient, and proactive administrative service provided to all team members in the country office. the gap that will be filled by the consultant will ensure that all administrative services are covered, provided efficiently and on a timely manner without any delay.

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, Care.

How can you make a difference? 


The objective is to ensure consistent, efficient, and proactive administrative service provided to all team members in the country office. the gap that will be filled by the consultant will ensure that all administrative services are covered, provided efficiently and on a timely manner without any delay.


The efficiency and effectiveness of administrative support provided by the consultant ensures that Admin unit provides the admin services to all programme sections on a timely manner that will affect the overall office deliverables in a positive manner.



  • Carries out Year-end physical inventory for the office
  • Assist in asset management
  • Assist in monitoring effectiveness of equipment and recommend disposal as per the depreciation and prepares items for the Property Survey Board (PSB) and print PSB vision reports from the system and follow up on updating the PSB results in the vision.
  • Review and process of monthly payments 
  • Assist in maintenance of the premises
  • Assist in assigning and monitoring office mobiles and lines and submit to finance section any personal expenses to be covered by staff member.
  • Follow up with MOFA on any admin related matter (residencies, license, visa requests, etc...)
  • Hand over and train the new coming selected candidate for the GS-5 post in case advertised and onboarded.





  • Ensuring/resolving Egypt asset dashboard to be clear with no errors.
  • PSB done as per the report
  • All Payments to be processed before deadline.
  • Delivering Inventory reports before the end of the year
  • Proper distribution of pouches and courier amongst sections.
  • Submission of all necessary renewals to MOFA on time
  • Office mobile bills and payments related to other vendors are processed in timely manner


11.5 months

Monthly payment based on satisfactory performance

Conditions of work:

Office based consultant

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

-Bachelor’s degree or secondary education supplemented by technical, or university courses related to the work of administration.

-A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.

-Fluency in English and local language of the duty station ( Arabic) is required

For every Child, you demonstrate… 

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS). 

To view our competency framework, please visit here

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

UNICEF offers reasonable accommodation for consultants/individual contractors with disabilities. This may include, for example, accessible software, travel assistance for missions or personal attendants. We encourage you to disclose your disability during your application in case you need reasonable accommodation during the selection process and afterwards in your assignment. 

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. 

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws. 

The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts. 

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