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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
GIS Specialist 18 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

GIS Specialist

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa, Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
18 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 direct supervision of the Chief of GIS, duties of the GIS Specialist will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in timely preparation, maintenance and provision of geographic information and maps in support of the mission’s operations;

  • Collect, process and evaluate geographic data, including vector, raster and thematic data;

  • Compile large-scale operation maps and small-scale briefing/report maps;

  • Archive mission geographic data and maintain and update geo-database system;

  • Assist in providing geographic information training and education programmes for mission staff;

  • Participate in field recognizance survey, road assessment using the Global Position System (GPS), the mobile data collection solutions and preparation of reports;

  • Conduct aerial missions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) to collect aerial photography of the areas of Interest for MONUSCO’s operations.

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

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in GIS, Surveying, Geography and/or related field

48 Months

At least 4 years in GIS and geo-spatial related information technology are required;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing

Computer and related Skills:

  • Experience with database management and geo-database systems is desirable;

  • Practical experience in image processing using software ArcGIS and ERDAS software is required;

  • Practical experience for conduction air missions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) is desirable;

  • Knowledge and practical experience of using various types of GPS for data collection; Knowledge and practical experience with MS Office, ArcInfo, ArcEditor, ArcView, and its extensions such as 3D analyst or Spatial analyst is desirable;

Yes

Client Orientation, 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: 18-05-2021

Aviation Administrative Assistant 11 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
01 July 2021
until 30 June 2022
11 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 direct supervision of Chief Aviation Officer(CAVO), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks;

General administration of the Front office of the CAVO

  • Responsible for the administration of the Aviation section with 158 Staff all categories included (IS, NS, UNV, SO, IIC);
  • Receive and screen all correspondence and documents addressed to the section;
  • Prepare and response to routine correspondence, faxes, memorandum, reports, etc;
  • Review all outgoing correspondence to ensure accuracy and completeness of information and institutes follow up action. Ensure the confidentiality of information and sensitive documents;
  • Establish and maintain a proper filing system by ensuring the prompt archiving of incoming and outgoing documentation;
  • Coordinate meetings and appointments on behalf of CAVO;
  • Coordinate and liaise closely with the Office of the Chief SCMS (Pillar Head) on behalf of CAVO and the section;
  • Assist in the preparation and development of the section’s work plan;
  • Perform administration of the section’s human resource activities (recruitment, relocation, training, etc.) while ensuring consistency in the application of UN rules and procedures;
  • Provide guidance to staff with respect to administrative procedures, processes and practices in coordination with the appropriate sections or units;
  • Monitor the section’s staffing table for a variety of human resource activities;
  • Monitor the section’s leave plans to ensure continuous smooth workflow and provide advance information to CAVO to plan manpower support when needed;
  • Prepare the monthly attendance report for Aviation section UNVs based in Juba;
  • Act as Focal Point for IMTC and CDT mandatory trainings (SEA, Ebola, etc.) and ensure all staff complete UN and Mission’s mandatory trainings and report accordingly.
Secondary education

Training in administrative writing skills, strong written and oral language skills, filing and document management skills. Proficiency in Microsoft office applications.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years experience in an office administrative role;
  • Experience in Aviation and Supply Management is desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance

Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc).

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, 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: 11 May 2021

Administrative Assistant 13 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
01 October 2021
until 30 June 2022
13 May 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of the UNV Programme Manager, the UNV Administrative Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

Administrative Support

  • Provide day-to-day support in areas of work, such as initiate, process, monitor, review and follow up actions related to the administration, logistic and human resources activities of the unit;
  • Assist in the review and processing of data in line with the Conditions of Service (COS);
  • Receive and screen all correspondence and other documents addressed to the UNV Field Unit;
  • Ensure all UN Volunteer files and records are complete, updated and consolidated, both online and offline, while maintaining confidentiality;
  • Draft official memos, respond to correspondences and e-mails; review/edit outgoing correspondence to ensure accuracy and completeness of information and institute follow up action;
  • Plan and organize office meetings, take minutes during the meetings and maintain records of the minutes;
  • Manage working materials such as office equipment, stationaries and documents. Report any malfunctioning office equipment for quick service and maintenance;
  • Provide overall administrative support to the UNV Field Unit and UN Volunteers.

Leave Management

  • Keep abreast of UNV COS, and different rules within UNMISS regarding Leave Management;
  • Assist UNVs in the understanding and interpretation of their Leave Entitlements based on the COS and Administrative Circulars;
  • Review and process leave requests and reports for UN Volunteers in FSS or other systems;
  • Review offline leave records and compare with online systems;
  • Act as the Attendance / Leave Monitor for the UNV Field Unit. Maintain attendance records for the office;
  • Monitor and record Attendance Records for UN Volunteers in the Mission;
  • Monitor the section’s leave plans to ensure continuous smooth workflow while other staff members are on leave, especially during holiday periods;
  • Conduct Leave Management training sessions in field locations.

Volunteer and Entitlement Management

  • Provide guidance and advice, in consultation with the Programme Manager, to UN Volunteers on Conditions of Service (COS), Internal Circulars and other documents on policies and procedures within the mission area;
  • Assist in on-boarding of New Volunteers, including check-in on FSS, booking of transit accommodation, coordinate with Reception Team and Protocol and request for Index and Business Partner number creation in UMOJA;
  • Assist in facilitating the processes for Volunteer Recruitment, as required;
  • Review and process claims and entitlements, as requested;
  • Responsible for the tracking and processing of documentation, including volunteer reassignments, Volunteer Performance Assessments, training documents and any other volunteer related documentation;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Secondary education
  • Completion of Secondary Education. Specialized certification in Human Resources or Administration is required;
  • University Degree in Business or Public Administration would be highly desirable.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Human Resources, Administration, or other relevant areas;
  • Experience with working in the UN or other international development organization is desirable
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation and reporting skills required;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/ internet; familiarity with database management and office technology equipment required;
  • Valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain is desirable.
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, 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 May 2021