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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Logistics Assistant 16 April 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Logistics Assistant

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Gao (MLI)
English,French
14 September 2021
until 30 June 2022
16 April 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Administrative Officer or/and Mission Support Center logistics officer/assistant in Gao the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Act as the logistics coordinating link between clients such as Military, Police, Substantive components at Mission or Regional level and Logistics teams within Mission Support Sections, Regional Administrative Officers (RAOs) and MSC at Mission HQ.
  • Assist with the preparation of logistics and support plans, deployment timelines and budget requirements for ongoing military and police deployments and redeployments, and other Mission support activities. Helps to develop and implement methodologies and tools to enable effective execution of logistics plans.
  • Plan, coordinate, monitor and report all logistics tasks as per the priorities set by the Senior Mission Management.
  • Contributes towards the management of logistics operations, including management of logistics assets, material, and support projects.
  • Ensures timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery support service to all Mission components.
  • Helps to ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
  • Assists with the preparations of contingency plans and logistics preparedness reviews.
  • Coordinates logistics operations with other UN agencies, military, police, and other Mission components.
  • In accordance with the Chief Mission Support Centre (MSC) priorities, coordinate tasking of all air, land and maritime transport assets for the movement by air, land or sea of personnel and cargo in consultation with JMCC.
  • Mobilizing and maintaining a Logistics Operations Room on 24/7 basis in case of emergencies or disaster relief. Maintaining logistics database and electronic reporting tools.
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent should set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
  • Perform any other related duties as required by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Project Management, Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Administration Management

60 Months

Experience in relevant field directly related to Logistics, Engineering, and Supply Chain Management. Previous experience in logistics operations within a UN Mission or NGO setting, a field military/civilian operation at national or international level, or other organizations with comparable mandates and working conditions, would be an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management

Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel ,PowerPoint, communication tools, database management, etc.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* 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: 16-04-2021

Logistics Assistant 16 April 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Logistics Assistant

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Tessalit, Menaka (MLI)
English,French
29 November 2021
until 30 June 2022
16 April 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Administrative Officer or/and Mission Support Center logistics officer/assistant in Tessalit/Menaka the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Act as the logistics coordinating link between clients such as Military, Police, Substantive components at Mission or Regional level and Logistics teams within Mission Support Sections, Regional Administrative Officers (RAOs) and MSC at Mission HQ.
  • Assist with the preparation of logistics and support plans, deployment timelines and budget requirements for ongoing military and police deployments and redeployments, and other Mission support activities. Helps to develop and implement methodologies and tools to enable effective execution of logistics plans.
  • Plan, coordinate, monitor and report all logistics tasks as per the priorities set by the Senior Mission Management.
  • Contributes towards the management of logistics operations, including management of logistics assets, material, and support projects.
  • Ensures timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery support service to all Mission components.
  • Helps to ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.
  • Assists with the preparations of contingency plans and logistics preparedness reviews.
  • Coordinates logistics operations with other UN agencies, military, police, and other Mission components.
  • In accordance with the Chief Mission Support Centre (MSC) priorities, coordinate tasking of all air, land and maritime transport assets for the movement by air, land or sea of personnel and cargo in consultation with JMCC.
  • Mobilizing and maintaining a Logistics Operations Room on 24/7 basis in case of emergencies or disaster relief. Maintaining logistics database and electronic reporting tools.
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent should set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
  • Perform any other related duties as required by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Project Management, Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Administration Management

60 Months

Experience in relevant field directly related to Logistics, Engineering, and Supply Chain Management. Previous experience in logistics operations within a UN Mission or NGO setting, a field military/civilian operation at national or international level, or other organizations with comparable mandates and working conditions, would be an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management

Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel ,PowerPoint, communication tools, database management, etc.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* 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: 16-04-2021

Fuel Assistant 22 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Fuel Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
22 April 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Fuel Unit through the Fuel Operations Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Operate the fuel pump/dispenser equipment on the ground fuel truck/fuel point and receive/issue fuel;

  • Keep accurate records of all receipts and issues of fuel products on a daily, weekly and monthly basis;

  • Measure and report stock levels of all fuels in tanks and fuel trucks by tank dips and meter readings;

  • Compile daily, weekly and monthly fuel balance sheets;

  • Ensure safety procedures are followed in operating the fuel trucks/fuel point refuelling equipment;

  • Ensure fuel is issued only to authorized personnel/equipment in accordance with mission regulations;

  • Report all anomalies in fuel consumption to the supervisor immediately;

  • Implement the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on fuel quality control procedures;

  • Ensure daily testing of aviation fuels and ground fuels as per ASTM, API, IE and other international test methods;

  • Keep computerized records of all quality control tests conducted in the mission;

  • Prepare periodic reports on quality assurance issues;

  • Refuel mission and other authorized aircrafts as per the order document;

  • Monitor and report stock levels of aviation fuel from refuelled tank dips and meter readings;

  • Placing orders to vendors and coordinate receipt/issue of Petrolum Oils and Lubricants

    (POL) from vendors to delivery points;

  • Review and maintain all invoice and accounts records;

  • Supervise collation and data entry of information into required databases;

  • When working with national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Certification/diploma or other supplemental academic qualifications or training in engineering, fuel or chemistry is highly desirable.

48 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in two or more of the following areas: (1) the operation of field fuel installations and fuel handling procedures, including aviation fuel;(2) fuel contract administration; (3) maintenance/repair of fuel equipment. Experience in petroleum supply chain operations required. Experience in UN peacekeeping or other field operations is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports MONUSCO with professionalism, dedication and client orientation and has affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license required: Yes

Proficient in various MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to generate ad hoc electronic documents, spreadsheets and databases.

Special Notice:
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* 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: 22-04-2021

Communications Officer 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Lao People's Democratic Rep
Open

Communications Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
English,Laotian
01 May 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
27 April 2021

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the supervision of the Chief of Communication, the international UN Volunteer will undertake the following functions:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the advocacy and communication strategy to promote respect for children’s and women’s rights, and support UNICEF's mission in the country with a focus on education.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Partnership to Strengthen the Education System - a partnership between UNICEF and the EU - by providing key communications support to the UNICEF education team. This includes communications activity planning, development of human-interest stories, blog posts and social media content to promote PSES in Lao PDR and internationally and to the promotion of shared EU-UNICEF education messaging. In addition, this role involves support to Partnership to Strengthen the Education System (PSES) donor reporting including the collation of annual communications achievements as part of reporting to the EU.
  • Help raise awareness about challenges facing the education sector in Lao PDR and come up with innovative communication approaches.
  • Assist in producing campaigns and graphic design content for social media, such as fact graphs, info graphs, and other documents that require simple design such as brochures for donor communication and advocacy purposes with a focus on education.
  • Help disseminate studies, research and data on the successes and challenges facing the education sector in Lao PDR to different audiences.
  • Assist Communication and Education sections in events, launches, campaigns, and other key communication activities.
  • Lead in moderating social media platforms, engage with UNICEF's social media audience, and respond to online queries.
  • Conduct social media analysis for UNICEF Lao PDR platforms, measure audience engagement and contribute to building UNICEF’s social media fan base through assessment of key audiences, content planning, content management, search engine optimization, analytics and assessment of effectiveness of platforms and content.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Type of degree: Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Social Sciences, or similar
24 Months

2 years of professional experience relevant to communication, print and broadcast media or interactive digital media, at either the national or international level

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other communications related experience

Area of expertise requirement:

  • Communication, experience with development and implementation of communication strategies;
  • Proficiency in using computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite, email/internet, other IT applications;
  • Skills and technical competence in producing for various media formats: print, web, social media)
  • Skills in graphic design, video production and photography all an asset.
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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?

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: 27th April 2021