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This is a G-4 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 4 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be more than 882 USD.

Salary for a G-4 contract in Jakarta

The salary of a G-4 depends on the duty station. The minimum salary there is 13,340,667 IDR (~882 USD)

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, health

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How can you make a difference?

Under the overall guidance of the Chief of Health and reporting directly to the Programme Associate, the Programme Assistant will work closely with Health staff in Jakarta and field offices as well as colleagues in the Operation Section and will provide administrative support to the Health Section.

Key Functions & Accountabilities:

The Programme Assistant reports to the Programme Associate. The Programme Assistant provides administrative assistance for the Health Section by performing the following duties/tasks:

1. Communication/correspondence/calendar management

- Facilitates the communications and workflow of the organizational unit to enhance the efficiency and timeliness of operations and outputs.

- Manages incoming and outgoing correspondence.

- Establishes and maintains the office filing and reference systems, both traditional and digital; and ensures the inter/intra-net websites are up-to-date and accurate.

- Maintains office/team calendar and assist in the arrangement of meetings both online and offline.

2. Travel

- Provides travel assistance to staff and consultants in Health section for travel arrangements and entitlements based on the organization’s rules and policies.

- Extracts, inputs, maintains and verifies correctness of travel records in the organization’s travel system to ensure accurate transactions related to travel costs and staff travel.

- Assist in the preparation of budgets on travel costs and maintain travel budgetary control records.

- Assist in the processing of claim/reimbursement of staff and consultants travels in Health section.

3. Invoice Processing and Financial Control

- Responsible for collecting invoices and filing documents for approval and, thereafter processing in vision.

- Upload electronic files and verify results to destination system.

- Respond to client transaction status and other inquiries.

- Maintain unit/work plans and budgets as well as offline financial status reports for Health work plans.

- Monitor and advise budget owners on financial status of projects and potential over-expenditures and recommend possibilities for reallocation to ensure the optimum use available funds.

- Review and process payments in VISON related to HACT, utility payments, supplies, PO, advances and other payments. Check the requests have the necessary supporting documents, usually the original document, validity of the charge, they are certified by the staff responsible and are coded correctly. File the transactions and the related supporting documents regularly and share copies with relevant sections as required.

4. Contracting of consultants or other service providers.

- Facilitates the processing of contracts for consultants and external partners that provide a service to the section. This includes preparing and filing documents, completing necessary forms and templates, uploading TOR’s in vision, and making necessary logistical arrangements.

- Keeps vendor lists, partners, and consultant rosters up to date.

- Arrange for the purchase and timely distribution of office supplies.

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


Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.

Work experience:

A minimum of 4 years of relevant administrative or clerical work experience is required.

Language proficiency:

Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is required.

Skills required:

- Training and experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; knowledge of integrated management information systems is required.

- Good knowledge of UN and/or UNICEF administrative policies and procedures is considered an asset.

-Organizational, planning and prioritizing skills and abilities.

- Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with visitors.

- High sense of confidentiality, initiative and good judgement.

- Ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural background.

- Ability to work in a team environment to achieve common goals.

Terms of Reference - Temporary Appointment GS4 Health Jakarta - TMS.pdf

For every Child, you demonstrate...

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

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

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 also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. 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.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason. This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

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