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Job Title: Clerk
Organization: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Location: Port Sudan, Sudan
Type: Full-time
Posted: Today
Job Requisition ID: JR2439275
Hardship Level: C
Family Type: Non-Family
Danger Pay: Yes
Residential Location: Nairobi (CO), Kenya
Grade: GS3
Staff Member/Affiliate Type: General Service
Reason: Regular Assignment


UNHCR is seeking a Clerk to provide clerical and administrative assistance to the office in Port Sudan, Sudan. The incumbent will maintain records, manage office facilities, handle correspondence, and perform general clerical tasks. This role requires organizational skills, attention to detail, and proficiency in computer literacy.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Clerical Support: Provide general clerical support to the work unit and visiting staff members. Prioritize incoming correspondence, reports, etc., and direct them to responsible staff members as necessary.

  2. Record Management: Maintain records in the work unit, create files for correspondence and reports (including confidential files), and arrange and forward records for archiving. Maintain an inventory of stationary items and ensure a well-stocked office.

  3. Facilities Management: Manage conference room bookings and ensure facilities are prepared for meetings. Organize and maintain mail delivery (Pouch) and tracking system between offices.

  4. Administrative Tasks: Maintain calendars of appointments and schedules for the supervisor, complete travel authorization requests, stationery request forms, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with humanitarian agencies or NGOs.
  • Familiarity with financial documents, filing, archiving, and scanning.
  • Proficiency in IT-computer literacy.

Language Requirements:

  • Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station.

Desired Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate should have relevant experience with humanitarian agencies or NGOs, familiarity with financial documents, filing, archiving, and scanning, and proficiency in IT-computer literacy. They should demonstrate strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Living and Working Conditions:

Port Sudan is the location of the position, with the residential location in Nairobi (CO), Kenya. The nature of the position involves providing clerical and administrative support within the office setting.

Application Process:

Female candidates are encouraged to apply for this position. Interested candidates should apply online through the UNHCR website by the deadline of April 13, 2024. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

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