Team Assistant (LICA – Level-4)

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Team Assistant (LICA - Level-4)

  • Post Date:December 1, 2022
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  • Career Level Manager
    Experience 4 Years
    Gender Both
  • Industry Management
    Qualification Associate Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 3
    Vacancy Number WHOAFG-2022-10-107
    Location Kunduz, Kandahar, Herat
Job Description

About World Health Organization:


The World Health Organization (WHO) is the technical and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership in global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy












options, providing technical and implementation support and monitoring and assessing health trends. In Afghanistan, WHO works to improve the health and well-being of all Afghans by preventing and reducing mortality, morbidity and disability and strengthening health services in close coordination with national and international partners.

Job Summary:

To provide a variety of secretarial/administrative work in support of project/programme activities.

Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objective (Overview of the programme):

To deliver WHO core functions at country level with a particular focus on the organization’s directing and coordinating role for international health as expressed in the Constitution. In this framework, specific activities include:

• Support to the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national health policies, strategies, and plans;

• Development and management, at the country level, of the organization’s programme of technical cooperation and coordination of the organization’s activities with those of other bodies and with the Government’s National Health Programmes to this end.

Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on the intricacy and difficulty of working environment):

Under the supervision of Program Assistant, WHE and over all guidance of the Team Lead WHE, Afghanistan, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

1. Provide a full range of secretarial services, ensuring that deadlines are met and correspondence and queries are responded to in a timely manner. Type and edit technical reports, documents and presentations in accordance with WHO style, draft general correspondence on own initiative or upon instructions.

2.  Receive, screen and process incoming correspondence and requests, obtaining and attaching background information and forward to the staff concerned; drawing their attention to specific issues/problems as necessary.

3.  In close coordination with the Administration/Finance unit, process all requests related to programme activities, such as procurement of goods and services, DFC, APWs, Fellowships, consultants, etc, obtain necessary approvals and initiate action in GSM. Follow up with concerned parties the completion of deliverables and payments.


4.  Make necessary arrangements for field visits and duty travel of team members, consultants and visiting missions, follow up on ticket and hotel reservations, security clearances, and initiate the travel requests in GSM.

5. Assist in organizing meetings, workshops and training activities, by typing documents and presentations, sending letters to participants, photocopying and preparing files, follow up with logistics units regarding arrangements. Provide secretarial support during meetings.

6. Screen and receive visitors and telephone calls, make appointments, answer queries of and/or redirect visitors and callers. Update and maintain records and reference files.

7. Replace support staff, and perform other related duties including provision of support to other areas of work and teams as required.

Achievement Activities Include:

– Efficient flow of information and filling system.

– Meet deadlines and timely respond to requests.

– Timely and accurate processing of requests from programmes and related GSM action.

Job Requirement:

Functional Skills and Knowledge:

– Good knowledge of pertinent WHO procedures and established rules.

– Good drafting skills

– Good team work skills,

– Ability to deal with people of diverse backgrounds, Ability to work under pressure.

Educations: Completion of secondary education supplemented by secretarial/administrative training.

Desirable: University degree in business administration, social sciences of related field is an asset

Experience:  At least four years of relevant secretarial/ administrative experience.

Desirable:   Relevant experience in the UN system


Languages:  Fluency of spoken and written English and local language.


 Screening of the candidates;

 Long List – The candidates shall be longlisted base on the minimum qualifications and relevant experience to the Vacancy Notice (VN).

 Short List – Further shortlist shall be done base on years of relevant experience, higher education and required skills.

 Assessment method:

 WHO may conduct written/presentation and interview or combination of the mentioned mediums to select the most qualified candidate.

 WHO is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply and equally qualified female candidate will be given preference.











Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kunduz, Kandahar, Herat

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants meeting the above qualifications are requested to submit their applications quoting this Vacancy Announcement Number (WHOAFG-2022-10-107) with their curriculum vitae along with cover letter and National ID (Tazkira)/Passport to below mentioned email:


Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.



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Submission Email:

  [email protected]