Receptionist Secretary Cashier AfCFTA job at African Union
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Vacancy title:
Receptionist Secretary Cashier AfCFTA

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

African Union

Deadline of this Job:
23 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 02, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Purpose of Job
To provide secretarial and clerical support services to the assigned supervisor or Department for its effective functioning.

Main Functions
• Provides support for the provision of logistical arrangements, activity implementation and provision of updates.
• Provide support for cash flow management mainly in petty cash
• Reception of guests, delegates and official
• Liaises effectively with internal and external stakeholders.
• Follow up meeting decisions and correspondence outcomes and ensure their implementation.
• Prepares draft routine office communication and assist in compiling data and information for reporting purposes.
• Contributes to the creation, improvement and maintenance of record and retrieval systems
• Draft initial requests on provision and maintenance of office facilities and materials.
• Prepares documents for meetings
• Keeps diary of Director and informs him/her accordingly and timeously
• Receives and maintains proper correspondence at the Directorate
• Prompts action on correspondence and other routine matters
• Maintains good computer file naming procedures.
Specific Responsibilities
• Receives guests/visitors/staff and provide them with basic information on relevant issues and procedures;
• Reception of all official correspondences, newspapers and others and insure the right dispatching
• Manage the cash flow and the petty cash and report to the Finance Directorae
• Types and proof-read documents, reports, correspondences, messages, queries, as may be required by assigned supervisors;
• Drafts responses to routine correspondences for the signature of the supervisors;
• Receives guests/visitors/staff and provide them with basic information on relevant issues and procedures;
• Maintains a proper filing and records management system for all incoming and outgoing correspondences and documents;
• Answers and screens telephone calls/E-mail messages and ensure follow up with supervisors and partners;
• Keeps an up to date diary of appointments for supervisors and other senior staff of the division;
• Keep equipment in use in good condition and report on defects for maintenance and other necessary action;
• Provides day to day routine administrative supports to various work units of the assigned Department / Division / Units
• Performs reception services where required
• Performs any other relevant duty/responsibility assigned

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience
• Diploma in Administrative Services, accounting Office Management, Secretarial and Clerical related studies with 3 years of relevant experience in Public Sector or international organization
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Administrative Services, Office Management, Secretarial and Clerical related studies with 2 years’ relevant experience in any Public Sector or international organization;
• Typing Speed: 50 words per minutes

Required Skills
• Computer skills, including excellent word processing, proficiency with e-mail and internet applications experience in using programmes such as MS Word, Excel and Power Point
• Planning and organizational skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Communication ability both orally and in writing
• Proficiency in one of the AU official working languages (French, English, Portuguese, Arabic) and fluency in another AU language(s) is an added advantage

Leadership Competencies
Developing Others
..Risk Awareness and Compliance
Core Competencies
..Teamwork and Collaboration
..Accountability awareness and Compliance
..Learning Orientation
..Communicating Clearly
Functional Competencies
..Trouble shooting
..Job Knowledge Sharing
..Task Focused
..Continuous Improvement Awareness
Tenure of appointment:
The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.
Gender mainstreaming:
The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.
Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish) and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

Job application procedure
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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 23 May 2022
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 03-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 03-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 03-05-2065
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