UNICEF-Calls for Administration Intern

June 27, 2023

Job Overview

  • Organization: UNICEF
  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Job Title:Administration Intern
  • Location: Tigray Region
  • Deadline: July 13, 2023

For every child, a future

With the peace process in Tigray, the progressive resumption to normality is leading to increased humanitarian demand, which will continue for a while. A need for transitional support to administrative activities is required.

The Admin intern will be supporting the Admin unit in Mekelle, under the supervision of the Finance Associate and Admin Assistant.

For this position, eligible and qualified female candidates as well as persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply. Please indicate in your application any reasonable accommodations UNICEF can provide in the recruitment process.

How can you make a difference? 

  • The intern will support the delivery of the following key deliverables.
  • Assistance in monitoring contractors and managing accommodation reservations
  • To assist the supervisor in the monitoring of contractors’ and service providers performance.
  • Assist with accommodation reservations for field office guests upon request and based on availability in the guesthouse or elsewhere in UNDSS-approved accommodations for staff/partners coming on a mission to Mekelle.
  • To obtain bills from the UNICEF-provided accommodation supervisor for guests.
  • Assistance in fleet management & travel activities
  • Contribute and assist with the consolidation of the weekly mission plans.
  • Coordinate with the rental car service providers on the required number of cars as instructed by the Admin Assistant and assist the Admin Assistant in the follow-up of contracts/work order issuance by the Operations Officer.
  • Assistance in other Administrative related matters
  • Assist with the low-value procurements managed under petty cash modalities
  • Collects and delivers mail, pouches, and other communications from and to other UN agencies/government agencies and other institutions.
  • Other tasks in the above areas may be assigned by the supervisor.

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

  • Be enrolled at a university in Ethiopia at the undergraduate or graduate level or be a recent graduate (Candidates who were enrolled in full-time university studies for a first (bachelor’s) degree prior to 2020 and who would have graduated in 2020, 2021 or 2022 in normal circumstances) in Administration, Management, Hotel industry management, Finance, Accounting or related field is required.
  • Knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of MS Office is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate… 

  • UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

  • Builds and maintains partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others.

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 including everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 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.


Related Articles



Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *