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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.

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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

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 30 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Democratic Republic of Congo
UNHCR
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu, Goma, Bunia (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
30 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 Reporting Officer, based in SO Goma, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Keep abreast with all developments in the activity to prepare appropriate briefings and reports;
  • Consolidate and analyse data on programme implementation and indicators in all sectors under AoR in order to facilitate the preparation of periodic reports in English or French, i.e. Sitreps, activity-specific reports as may be required;
  • Liaise closely with all Units of the programme in the Area of Responsibility to gather and collate accurate data about persons of concern and assistance activities;
  • - Actively participate in fundraising at the regional and national levels with the preparation of Project proposals / funding submissions, as well as exploring available local funding opportunities;
  • Draft Donor reports and respond to queries from Donors on programme implementation;
  • Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports
  • Contribute to the development of a fundraising strategy in line with the Sub-office’s priorities
  • Develop and maintain a network of stakeholders in particular development and stabilisation actors
  • Take part in provincial and local development planning processes on behalf of UNHCR
  • Take part in Programme planning processes including internal planning with the Country Operations Plan (COP) process making use of available guiding documents, and external planning as required;
  • Assist in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, in reviewing final reports and on progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Ad-ministration.

36 Months

A minimum 3 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • Other
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

Public information and reporting, good writting skills(report to donors,experience with mass medias, social media,etc.)

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership

* 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: 30-02-2021