Bilingual Secretary at The World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is the UN system's authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources.WMO has a membership of 191 Member States and Territories (on 1 January 2013). It originated from the International Meteorological Organization (IMO), which was founded in 1873. Established in 1950, WMO became the specialized agency of the United Nations in 1951 for meteorology (weather and climate), operational hydrology and related geophysical sciences.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Bilingual SecretaryLocation: AbujaLevel: G.4Commencement of Duty: 1st September, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafterJob SummaryThe World Meteorological Organization requires a highly qualified locally-recruited Bilingual Secretary (G.4level) for its Office for North, Central and West Africa, located in Abuja, Nigeria.DutiesUnder the overall supervision of the WMO Representative for North, Central and West Africa and under direct supervision of the National Programme Officer, the incumbent will perform the following duties:Classify all the incoming and outgoing correspondences.Prepare the monthly accounts of the Office.Prepare correspondence, some of which are highly confidential in both French and English.Transmit the outgoing mails.Maintain the proper Office filling systemMake travel arrangements (flight booking and purchase of tickets) for the supervisors and perform liaison duties with other officesArrange appointments and maintain the supervisors’ calendar, place and screen telephone calls and answer queries with discretionKeep lists of names, addresses and telephone numbers of relevant partners (Ministers, Government Officials and members of the Diplomatic Corps and Donor Organizations)Prepare briefing material for the supervisors for use on Official trips or special meetingsPerform any other assignment that he/she may be directed. 

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