Title
Deadline
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Radio Producer Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001531-10057
Open

Radio Producer

Radio Producer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Head of Programmes, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Work with a team of national staff who design and produce daily radio programs for broadcasting on Radio Miraya, in view of (a) providing objective and correct information as a general news service regarding the role of the UN to the general public and the political and socio-economic situation in South Sudan; (b) providing a platform for intra-community debate on the peace and future of South Sudan through participatory formats; and (c) work with the team of journalists to support the design and development of radio news, programmes and other content to address issues including protection of civilians, human rights, humanitarian assistance, youth, gender, education, health etc.;
  • Train, mentor, and build capacity of local journalists in radio broadcasting and the production of trails, Public Service Announcements, radio drama and other creative formats;
  • Support the integration of new media (website, Social Media and other tools) into radio production;
  • Check all information used for its accuracy and reliability, in addition, checking sources of information and reference; ensuring that all broadcast content produced complies with the highest possible standards of integrity, neutrality, objectivity, and clarity;
  • Liaise with all relevant UNMISS Sections, UN Agencies, governmental bodies, civil society organizations etc., to identify priority themes for broadcasting on Radio Miraya and to identify specific target groups for such broadcasts, liaising with local media, local government bodies, academic and research institutions, local civil society, etc. to keep track of national, regional and global media developments and trends or other relevant fields;
  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Programmes; plan, support the organization and coordination of the operational activities of the radio unit in relation to the overall objective of the radio strategy;
  • Perform other ad hoc duties related to the operations of the Radio.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Advanced degree in journalism, media, mass communications, or similar subject area
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least three (3) years of recent demonstrated experience in progressively responsible work experience in media at the national and/or international level
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Previous experience with a UN Mission or Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) setting at the national or international level, with national civilian/military entities, or with other organizations with comparable mandates and working conditions is an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, with written and spoken English and Arabic;
  • Knowledge of digital recording equipment and digital audio editing software, e.g. Cool Edit;
  • Knowledge of new media and its potential integration with traditional forms of broadcasting;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Sound security awareness.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 24 July 2021
Vehicle Technician Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001530-10072
Open

Vehicle Technician

Vehicle Technician

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Malakal (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the overall supervision of the Chief Transport Officer (CTO) and the direct supervision of the Officers in Charge in various units, the UN Volunteers will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct repair and maintenance services on United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) including 4x4s, Bus Light & Medium (Ford/Nissan), Trucks Medium/Heavy (Renault/Iveco), and Forklifts in accordance with manufacturer specifications, ensuring all safety procedures are followed when repairing and fitting replacement spare parts.
  • Carry out routine/emergency, electrical and hydraulic repairs and maintenance on the above UNOE;
  • Check/Installing Carlog where required, downloading data/updating vehicle Carlog system following maintenance, etc;
  • Ensure workshop is adequately equipped with safety tools/equipment, and they are employed at all times;
  • Assist with documenting of vehicle maintenance and repair, assigning spare parts and manpower cost to service orders through (Umoja System);
  • Teach and share the experience with national colleagues to develop their work performance and professional skills in the respective area;
  • Maintain warehouse records, prepares financial and budget summaries, write reports, and submits them to the workshop; supervisor in accordance with the established UN procedures and deadline;
  • Process the vehicle write-off cases in accordance with the established procedures;
  • Conduct vehicle inspections and knowledge of welding and panel beating will be an added advantage;
  • Perform various additional related duties as and when assigned by the Supervisor.
Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments
  • Degree or appropriate technical qualification in vehicle transport maintenance management, or equivalent combination of education,
  • Relevant professional training in ground transport operations is required;
  • A certificate in transport and/or logistics management is an added advantage.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of progressively in maintenance of motor vehicles, heavy/specialized transport equipment is required;
  • Experience in transport /logistics management is an added advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Multimodal transport, travel and dispatch management and Movement Control (MOVCON), Other transport related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Technical knowledge (mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical) for all types of light vehicles such as Nissan Patrols, Ford, Land cruiser and heavy equipment such as Material Handling Equipment (MHE), and all types and make of Caterpillar machines and armored vehicles;

  • General knowledge of transport operations, fleet management, and spare parts warehouse management is an added asset;

  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;

  • Sound security awareness.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26 July 2021
Air Operations Assistant Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001533-10073
Open

Air Operations Assistant

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Technical Compliance Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Receive and verify aircrews Licenses, the currency of medical certificates, proficiencies, currencies, training, validations, etc. for acceptance;

  • Monitor crew rotations, attendance/ hours flown, flight and duty time limitations;

  • Identify any discrepancies/omissions in the crews’ paperwork and inform the Chief for immediate action;

  • Save crews paperwork in the shared drive and lotus notes Database;

  • Closely monitor the incoming crews to ensure that they are not included on UNHQ “Persona Non Grata” list;

  • Assists site managers requesting visas, IDs, vehicle passes to UN compounds, with procedural explanations in relation to Aviation Section policies and procedures as required;

  • Prepare Movement of Personnel (MOPs) requests of Air Carriers’ workers for endorsement;

  • Receive from Air Carrier's copies of hard Aircraft Use Reports (AUR’s) and ensure that documents (fuel slip, passenger and cargo manifest, Air Tasking Orders (ATO), etc. are attached as indicated on the AURs;

  • Process AURs and accompanying documentation in accordance with UN requirements;

  • Process monthly AirTransport Section (ATS) reports and other documents as required in a timely manner;
  • Receive invoices, receipts, and other documents received from Contractors and Aviation Military Unit, check that all required documents are submitted and forward to the Budget/Accounting Unit;

  • Generate aircraft utilization statistics as required;

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Chief Technical Compliance Unit.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments
  • Have proven training in the Aviation Industry, Ramp Operations, Dispatch , Flight Operations.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry, Flight Operations/Dispatch certificate, Air traffic Control certificate are desirable
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Air transport, air traffic control and safety
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, databases, etc)
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Respect for Diversity
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 25 July 2021