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Heavy Vehicle Mechanic 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
13 May 2021

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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Motor Transport Officer (MTO) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations Heavy Vehicles as well as MHE/Engineering equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub-units in supervisory capacity if need be.

  • Be familiar with, able to operate and understand error code data from Vehicle Electronic Diagnostic tools. Reprogramming vehicle systems with these tools is a highly desirable ability.

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering vehicles or repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

  • When working with (including supervising) 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.

  • Practice workshop safety and house keeping

  • In certain circumstances, the candidate may be required to perform Supervisory or Managerial functions. In such a situation, his/her expected role/s will be fully explained, and the performance will be monitored by an International staff member.

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical

60 Months

At least five years of post-training experience

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate;

  • At least five years of post-training experience;

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory and warehousing;

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class;

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is mandatory; Working knowledge of French is necessary;

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential;

  • The applicant is familiar and experienced in the use of necessary diagnostic tools. An understanding and previous experience in areas of hydraulic systems, electrical/electronic system and pneumatic braking systems is essential

  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
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: 13-05-2021

Heavy Vehicle Technician 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Heavy Vehicle Technician

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
13 May 2021

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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Motor Transport Officer (MTO) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations Heavy Vehicles as well as MHE/Engineering equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub-units in supervisory capacity if need be.

  • Be familiar with, able to operate and understand error code data from Vehicle Electronic Diagnostic tools. Reprogramming vehicle systems with these tools is a highly desirable ability.

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering vehicles or repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

  • When working with (including supervising) 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.

  • Practice workshop safety and house keeping

  • In certain circumstances, the candidate may be required to perform Supervisory or Managerial functions. In such a situation, his/her expected role/s will be fully explained, and the performance will be monitored by an International staff member.

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical

60 Months
  • At least five years of post-training experience

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate;

  • At least five years of post-training experience;

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory and warehousing;

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class;

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is mandatory; Working knowledge of French is necessary;

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential;

  • The applicant is familiar and experienced in the use of necessary diagnostic tools. An understanding and previous experience in areas of hydraulic systems, electrical/electronic system and pneumatic braking systems is essential

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

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: 13-05-2021

Statistic Clerk 16 May 2021 Nat. Youth UNODC Brazil
UNODC
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Specialist in Drug Trafficking and Transnational Crime, the national UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Support the execution of research and surveys on drug policies.
  • Support the data analysis production of drug trafficking studies.
  • Foment methodological studies proposals and statistic models.
  • Prepare the data received for statistical analysis.
  • Support CoE’s team activities.
  • Assist in handling telephone calls and technical meetings.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistic.
12 Months
  • Demonstrated experience in Data Analysis and data modeling.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Fluent
Statistics

Skills and competencies

  • Computer skills in Statistic packages, Power Bi.
  • Motivation to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills..
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 16 May 2021, 23:59 Germany time

Vehicle Technician 19 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Vehicle Technician

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2022
19 May 2021

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

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 repairs and maintenance services on United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) including 4x4s, Bus Light & Medium, Trucks Medium/Heavy (Renault/Iveco), 3T, 7T, 15T, and 18T Forklift (Manitou, and Doosan), Backhoe Loader, Compactor, and Front End Loader (JCB, CAT) in accordance with the manufacturer specifications, ensuring all safety procedures are followed when repairing and fitting replacement spare parts. Must be capable and experienced to operate all the mentioned equipment whenever required;
  • Perform routine/emergency, electrical and hydraulic repairs and maintenance on above UNOE;
  • Capable of AC repairs and diagnosis on Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Renault and Iveco vehicles;
  • Monitor and install Carlog where required, download data/update vehicle Carlog system following maintenance etc.:
  • Ensure the workshop is adequately equipped with safety tools/equipment, and they are employed at all times;
  • Assist in documenting of vehicle maintenance and repair, assign spare parts and manpower cost to work orders through (Galileo system);
  • Maintain warehouse records, prepare financial and budget summaries, write reports and submit them to the workshop supervisor in accordance with the established UN procedures and deadline;
  • Assist in processing of the vehicle write-off cases in accordance to the established procedures;
  • Conduct vehicle inspections and capable to provide instructions on the use of 4x4 and winch;
  • Perform various additional related duties as and when assigned by the Supervisor.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Degree or appropriate technical qualification in vehicle transport maintenance management, or equivalent combination of education, relevant professional training in ground transport operations is required, certificate in transport and/or logistics management is an added advantage.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of progressively in maintenance of motor vehicles, heavy/specialised transport equipment is required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance
  • 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 armoured vehicles; Experience in JCB and CAT is mandatory;
  • General knowledge of transport operations, fleet management and spare parts warehouse management is an added asset;
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • 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.
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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: 19 May 2021