The ideal candidate's competencies for administrative officers job vacancies listed below are those on which you will be assessed on during a panel interview.
1. Professional Competence and Expertise
Great experience and technical skills and the ability to apply them effectively in the OECD in order to accomplish organisational goals. Understanding of the role and inter-relationships of the support functions.
Commitment to innovation and improvement in order to deliver outputs and manage resources more efficiently and effectively. Identification of own training needs to maintain techniques and technologies.
2. Organisational Awareness
Understanding of the OECD’s institutional context and internal workings and an ability to apply this knowledge to get things done. Tracking of trends that may impact the work programme.
Ability to translate strategic directorate concerns into practical and achievable plans/processes to assist directorate managers in delivering on time and budget and to agreed standards.
3. Task Organisation and Planning
4. Budget – Financial Management
Understanding of budget planning and management processes, and of the OECD budget cycle: ability to use this knowledge to ensure optimum programme delivery.
Advice on best budgeting practice and efficient resource use. Highly numerate and at ease with financial calculations.
5. People Management
6. Directorate/Committee Communications
7. Policy Implementation
8. Inter-personal skills
Ability to express thoughts clearly and succinctly, orally and in writing. Effective and tactful communication in English and French. Presentation skills.
Persuasiveness and capability to effectively negotiate/influence in order to resolve conflict or achieve desired outcomes.
11. Achievement Orientation
12. Self Direction
13. Coping/Personal Development