Hungary: Temporary Appointment: IT Assistant (Administration), GS-5, Global Shared Services Centre, Budapest, Hungary

Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Country: Hungary
Closing date: 26 Oct 2017

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

UNICEF’s Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) in Budapest, Hungary supports UNICEF operations globally in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and Information Technology.

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF Global Shared Services Centre is seeking candidates to support the data cleanup process for non-staff personnel in UNICEF systems. This role involves information collection, coordinating data cleanup process and liaising with Local Site Administrators and other UNICEF colleagues globally to help in expediting this process. This appointment is on a temporary basis for a 3 month duration.

This will involve:

•Preparing, compiling and sorting documents for data entry.•Checking source documents for accuracy. Data verification and correction where necessary. •Obtaining further information for incomplete documents.•Updating data and deleting unnecessary files.•Combining and rearranging data from source documents where required.•Entering data from source documents into prescribed computer database, files and forms.•Transcribing information into required electronic format.•Checking completed work for accuracy. •Storing completed documents in designated locations.•Maintaining logbooks and records of activities and tasks.

As an advocate for every child, you will have…

•Completion of secondary education (high school diploma) is a minimum requirement.•Formal computer training is an advantage.•Five years of relevant work experience in administration or provision of IT services are required. A completed university degree from an accredited institution will be counted toward the minimum work experience requirements.•Proficiency in Microsoft Suite of Products (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)•Knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures•Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required, including knowledge of correct spelling, grammar and punctuation.•Applicants must be nationals of EU countries or in possession of a valid work permit. For every Child, you demonstrate…

•Our core values of commitment, diversity and integrity•Our core competencies in communication, working with people and drive for results•Planning and organizing•Problem solving•Ability to collect and manage information•Strong attention to detail•Decision making ability•Ability to work under pressure

General Service (GS) staff are locally recruited staff and therefore, candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements. UNICEF does not facilitate MFA accreditation for locally recruited staff.All applications to UNICEF are required to be submitted through UNICEF’s online recruiting system. All applications should be in English.


This appointment is on a temporary basis for a 3 month duration.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

How to apply:

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link