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Job Description:

Under the supervision of the Administrative Officer Travel and Transport, performs duties related to processing all documentation related to request for visa issuances to the Embassies and Consulates located both in Kabul and also in Islamabad, Pakistan. Maintains regular contacts and establishes new relationships with the consulates of the various diplomatic missions and with both consular and Protocol Departments of the MoFA of Afghanistan.

Job Requirements:

Provides advice and assists staff members by processing requests for visas, identity cards and other necessary personnel-related documents, in accordance with the requirements of the United Nations and the country of the duty station location
Drafts correspondence, including Notes Verbal, memoranda and reports via oral instructions, previous correspondence or other available information sources, in accordance with standard office procedures
Registers all incoming and outgoing Travel Requests TRQ, Purchase Requests PRQ, Travel Claim submitted to Travel Unit. Registers all outgoing payment requests, visa forms and applications for visas in the registry book for proper tracking and follow up.
Receives and scrutinizes supporting documentation for all travel claims.
Responds to queries relating to the area of responsibility.
Updating Travel Database on daily basis for the arriving and departing travelers. Timely flight reservation on  UNHAS, UNAMA and PACTEC for all local missions inside and outside the country.
Performs other duties related to the responsibilities of the travel section, as required.

Submission Guideline:

Vacancy Number: 522969

Submission Email:

http://jobs.unicef.org/cw/en-us/job/522969/administrative-assistant-gs5-level-fixedterm-appointment-only-for-afghan-nationals-based-in-kabulafghanistan

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