20 October 2017
PDF/Print version
Returning applicants, please log in
Not registered? Register here
List of closed vacancies
Return to current vacancies list

The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: HQ/13/GMG/FT108
Title: Clerk
Grade: G level
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  12 months
Date: 26 March 2013
Application Deadline: 16 April 2013 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Tunis, Tunisia
Organization unit:
The objective of the department of Operational Support and Services is to ensure high quality, consistent and responsive managerial and administrative services to all programmes and staff in headquarters, and where relevant, to all regions and offices of WHO, and to promote an efficient and collaborative customer-oriented working environment to achieve results. The Global Conference and Training Centre , under OSS also manages and supports the delivery of Conference and Training facilities and Services for WHO.
Description of duties:
Under the supervision of the National Professional Officer and the guidance of the Administrative Assistant, the incumbent will undertake the following tasks and duties:
1. Collect and distribute mail/messages among all offices;
2. Pack material received for dispatch, affix labels, insert workshop material in files and envelopes;
3. Operate the photocopier and make huge quantities of copies for WR Office if needed;
4. Provide services (tea, coffee) to the WHO official guests during the meetings;
5. Clean the offices as required, including floors, furniture, walls, doors, windows, carpets etc;
6. Keep office rooms, kitchen and toilets clean and hygienic;
7. Ensure the availability of cleaning supplies and kitchen utensils;
8. Report to the supervisor of any malfunctioning of the WHO Office sewage system and follow up on action taken;
9. Perform any other related duties assigned by supervisor.
Completion of primary school.
The incumbent will be expected to maintain skills as related to his duties and show willingness to learn new ones if the need arises.
WHO Competencies:
*1. Producing results
*2. Knowing and managing yourself
*3. Fostering integration and teamwork.
Some previous work experience relevant to the job.
Expert knowledge of Arabic is required for the post. Beginner's knowledge of English and intermediate knowledge of French are also required.
Additional Information:
The following priority order will be observed in the screening of candidates: 1. WHO staff members )(Continuing, Fixed-term and Temporary appointments), 2. External candidates. A written test may be used for screening purposes. Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice. This vacancy is published in English only. This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of each office.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
TND 9'613 at single rate

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable WHO to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.

Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Vacancy Filled

This vacancy is shown for viewing only. It is not currently open for applications
WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.