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Ministry of Women Affairs, Gender And Community Development


Administrative Assistant
(Duty Station: Gweru, Zimbabwe)
One year contract with possibility of renewal
Expected. start date - 1 st May, 2015


The Ministry with support from UNFPA and in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Child Care has established a One Stop Center (OSC) at Gweru Provincial Hospital. The OSC provides all key services required by a GBV survivor under one roof.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Provincial Development Officer of Midlands Province the Administrative Assistant will effectively co-ordinate services of the different service providers. The Assistant will be responsible for ensuring partners are available to offer services and that survivors receive the required services at the OSC. He/she will responsible for receiving Survivors, administering the registration process. The incumbent would also be responsible for referring survivors to the relevant service provider according to survivor's needs. Data collection, filing, writing. and submitting reports on time are some of the key responsibilities for this post. Other responsibilities aligned to this role include; the general smooth running of the OSC and ensuring that offices are always presentable. The Assistant will be responsible to maintain the Ministry'S visibility as the owners of the OSC.


To apply, candidates will need the following qualifications, skills and competencies:

  • Degree in Social Sciences
  • Knowledge of data collection
  • Certificate in counselling
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely especially report writing
  • Experience in GBV programming
  • Initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members, Implementing Partners, and other line Ministries especially Ministry of Health and Child Care were the OSC is located.
  • Fluency in English and Shona/ Ndebele


Please submit applications in a sealed envelope marked "Administrative Assistant for the Gweru One Stop Centre" no later than 24th April, 2015 to:


The UNFPA Country Representative
Reference: Administrative Assistant for the Gweru One Stop Center
Block 7, 1 st Floor, Arundel Office Park,
Mount Pleasant
P.O. Box 4775


Or by email to unfpa[at]zimbabwehumancapital.org


Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. UNFPA offers attractive compensation package commensurate with experience but reserves the right to appoint at the indicated or lower grade. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


Qualified Female Candidates Are Strongly Encouraged To Apply