Administrative Associate for UN New York Headquarters

Administrative Associate for UN New York Headquarters , apply now.

Join the force for gender equality.

UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment , is on the lookout for an Administrative Associate at its New York headquarters.

This role offers a unique opportunity to be part of impactful initiatives advancing gender equality and empowerment.

Administrative Associate for UN New York Headquarters

If you’re ready to contribute administratively to a crucial cause, consider joining UN Women in the vibrant city of New York.


UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations.

Works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls.

The empowerment and the achievement of equality between gender as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provide administration and operations support to the Director in compliance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies, and strategies:

  •  Assist in identifying the organizational requirements, coordinate and provide assistance in support of planning and implementation for large complex activities such as conferences, expert group meetings, workshops and studies involving extensive liaison with external stakeholders.

  •  Manage the Director’s calendar of activities, events and travels.

  • Prioritize and schedule requests for meetings.

  • Follow appropriate protocol procedures in scheduling meetings and events and ensure corporate and Division level events are included in the Director’s calendar

work planning

  •  Provide budgetary and programmatic support in the preparation of workplans, budget documents, and proposals.

  •  Provide inputs to biannual workplans.

  •  Support entries of workplans in Results Management System (RMS), including annual monitoring and evaluation (M&E) requirements in RMS.

  •  Provide inputs to biannual workplans.

  •  Assure that mapping of RMS and ERP activities is accurate based on Biannual Workplan Plan’s guidance.

Core Values

  •  Respect for Diversity

  •  Integrity

  •  Professionalism

Core Competencies

  •  Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues

  •  Accountability

  •  Creative Problem Solving

  •  Effective Communication

  •  Inclusive Collaboration

  •  Stakeholder Engagement

Education and Certification

  •  Completion of secondary education is required.

  •  First level university degree in Business or Public Administration or related fields is an asset


  •  At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in administration, procurement, HR, or logistics support service is required.

  •  Experience working with a senior manager is required.

  •  Experience working in the UN Common System is required.

  •  Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is required.

  •  Experience in the use of a modern ERP system such as Oracle is an asset.


  •  Fluency in English is required.

  •  Knowledge of another UN official working language is an asset.

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