Friday, April 20, 2012

Project Clerk. OPCW, The Hague. Open until 1 May 2012

Project Clerk (GS-4)

Post Level


Closing Date

1 May 2012

Vacancy Ref


Staff members in the General Services category are normally recruited and paid on a local basis. This appointment is until 31 December 2012, carrying limited benefits. The Director-General retains the discretion not to make any appointment to this vacancy, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.


Declarations Branch


Verification Division


2 April 2012

Principal Functions


To provide support to the staff of the Documents Registration and Archiving Section in relation to specific projects related to information management by:

. Assisting with the re-arrangement of hard-copy correspondence and other series;
. Assisting with data quality work arising from reviews of registered records;
. Assisting with preparatory work for development of record-keeping practice and creation of documentation required for records management;
. Assisting with application of records management requirements to legacy records;
. Assisting with any other elements of on-going projects (e.g., related to retention schedules for classified information, or improved management of location);
. Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skills

· High School diploma or equivalent diploma of higher secondary education;
· Knowledge of record-keeping or documentation, and of archives and records management;
· Strong computer literacy (MS Office applications);
· Flexibility and willingness to multi-task;
· Ability to handle a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner;
· Ability to plan and organise; problem-solving skills;
· Good interpersonal skills and ability to work harmoniously in a multi-cultural environment.
· Tact, accuracy and discretion;
· Customer-service orientation.


· At least three years of clerical and administrative experience in an information-service environment, such as archives, records centre or library. Demonstrable knowledge of basics of information management;
· Previous work experience of the activities described under the Principal Functions;
· Experience within a multicultural, international organisation would be an asset.


Fluency in English is essential and a good working knowledge of one of the other official languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish) is desirable.

Annual Salary
Total annual salary consists of a net annual salary (net of taxes and before medical insurance and provident fund deductions).

Net Salary

EUR 35,900


Interested applicants who are unable to submit an application online at , due to technical problems, are requested to send an e- mail to explaining the problem.
Only applications received before the closing date will be considered.
Only applicants under serious consideration for a post will be contacted.
Applications from qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged.

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