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Deadline
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Focal Point for the UN Common Country Analysis 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Algeria
WFP
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
French,English
01 January 2021
6 months
02 December 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of WFP Country Director or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer specialist will:

  1. Act as focal point and support the Country Director and the UN Country team (UNCT) in the formulation and update of the Common Country Analysis (CCA) as well as of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF);
  2. Engage the Resident Coordinator Office (RCO) and UNCT members as well as the RCO/CCA/UNSDCF consultants about the CCA/UNSDCF deliverables and processes.
  3. Engage with FAO, UNICEF, IFAD and other food security and nutrition actors to jointly advocate for the inclusion of SDG2 related issues in the CCA/UNSDCF, based on quality data.
  4. During the CCA/UNSDCF process, ensure that SDG2 elements are taken into consideration and well-captured. Make available any WFP-supported reports and assessments.
  5. Proactively support the CD to contribute to UNCT discussions and comment on the emerging CCA report.
  6. Support the Country Director in deciding whereas any food security assessment is needed for the CCA formulation/update and for UNSDCF design and draft required concept notes as needed.
  7. Support the Country Director in his approach to the Government to clarify whether a Zero Hunger strategic review (ZHSR) is desired. Where relevant, introduce or build on the ZHSR approach as a key analytical input for the CCA.
  8. Support the implementation of the ZHSR process and advocate for the establishment of a follow-up mechanisms, to ensure that SDG2 analysis is an ongoing function (like the CCA), while consistently examining and providing a planning horizon up to 2030.
  9. Assist counterparts in governments and other partners in identifying where food assistance can be usefully employed and provide support and technical expertise for the planning, formulation and implementation of moderately complex food assistance programmes to strengthen government and community ownership and effectiveness of food security and nutrition programmes at national and sub-national levels.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A Bachelor degree is required in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science or other related fields.

60 Months
  • Has experience working across the WFP Program portfolio including VAM/Nutrition and social safety net;
  • Has engaged in policy discussions and provided input into policy decisions;
  • Has engaged with UNCT and government counterparts on policy discussions including United Nations Cooperation Frameworks (UNSDCFs - previously named UNDAFs), Common Country Analysis (CCAs);
  • Has experience with complex analysis and has a sound understanding of methodologies of data collection.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Food safety and nutrition, Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams, Commitment to Continuous Learning

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Application deadline: 02 December 2020

Country Coordination Officer 28 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Algeria
UNICEF
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
Arabic,French,English
01 December 2020
6 months
28 November 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the Deputy Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer (Monitoring Officer) will support:

  1. Coordination and collaboration with UN Agencies and Government partners to advance on the Agenda 2030 and the SDGs and to deliver UN comprehensive response to Covid-19:
  • Support design, formulation, and implementation, monitoring and reporting of UN joint programmes, and joint programming processes amongst UN entities with a view for joint resource mobilization;
  • Provide technical support to UN Social Development Results Group chaired by UNICEF in close collaboration with participating agencies and Government departments for UN Strategic Cooperation Framework (CdCS);
  • Support design, formulation, and implementation, monitoring and reporting of UNICEF response to COVID-19 aligned with the United Nations response to COVID-19;
  • support internal coordination work of UN Social Development Results Group chaired by UNICEF and the formulation and development of the Joint Work Plans through organizing meetings and maintaining records, and meeting the requirements of the to RCO from UNICEF in a timely manner maintaining quality in all aspects of planning and reporting;
  • Through active participation in RCO meetings as well as other inter-agency working groups providing updates on UN’s engagement in Algeria, provide inputs and recommendations to inform decision-making by the UNCT in relation to repositioning of the UN System in Algeria.
  1. Undertake Advocacy and Communication activities in Algeria
  • Contribute and provide inputs to strategic advocacy and communication advise to UNICEF on the 2030 Agenda considering Algeria country context and boost impact of programmatic objectives particularly related to response plan to Covid-19;
  • Together with UNICEF communication for development officer and UN communication colleagues, support of the COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) response;
  • Together with UN communication colleagues in Algeria, work on messaging for social media posts, review and provide inputs to advocacy materials considering Algeria context;
  • Monitor media in the areas related to the UNICEF's mandate and programmes in Algeria, as well as other issues relevant to the UNICEF brand and positioning;
  • In line with the UN Communication Strategy and Workplan, participate in organization of UN Day event and / or other international events in Algeria
  • Give presentations and conduct outreach activities as required (e.g. in schools).
  1. Coordination of the Research, Evaluation and quality assurance work within and outside the organization:
  • Support the design and implementation of the study on socioeconomic impact of the Covid-19 and other relevant UN analytical work in close coordination with the RCO and UN agencies;
  • extend technical support and contribute significantly to “Evaluation” work being undertaken by the ACO which entails strengthening the evaluation systems and processes within the office and working with the Government and the partners to strengthen the national evaluation capacities in Algeria;
  • Support additional activities relating to quality assurance, Results Based Management and planning and monitoring.
Master degree or equivalent
  • A Master degree in a relevant field of expertise (e.g. Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or other related fields);
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in working with UN agencies and/or the government, with an understanding of the UN coordination /reporting and coordinating Evaluation related work.
  • Experience in programme planning and reporting at national and/or international setting desirable
  • Excellent technical capacities (proven by 2 or more years of relevant work experience) in strategic planning and monitoring, Results Based Management & specifically in Design and use of Evaluations.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Have affinity with or interest in working for children, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

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NCD Coordinator for The Gambia 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNITAR Gambia
UNITAR
Gambia
Banjul (GMB)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

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

The purpose of this assignment is to provide technical advice on public health, NCDs, and lead the management, design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of The Defeat-NCD Partnership programme activities in The Gambia, in support of the Ministry of Health. Within the delegated authority and under the guidance of the Programme Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the NCD Coordinator for The Gambia based within the Ministry of Health will carry out the following tasks:

National NCD Capacity Building

  • Lead the development of The Gambia National NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan.
  • Prepare for and support regular meetings of the intersectoral committee for NCDs responsible for implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the National NCD Strategy and its related National NCD Costed Action Plan.
  • Lead relevant epidemiological, economic, and service delivery studies/research to inform both policy development and various multisectoral planning for NCDs.
  • Lead technical assistance to support policy analysis for NCDs and support new policy development for NCDs in The Gambia, including coordination structures and multisectoral monitoring frameworks that improve data availability for better analysis.
  • Lead the development and refinement of tools and methods on NCD programme implementation at country level.
  • Lead in the monitoring and evaluation of the national NCD strategy and costed action plan.
  • Lead identification and development of training and institutional capacity strengthening needs in terms of human resources to manage NCDs at all levels of the health services and develop and implement plans to address them in a phased manner.
  • Promote use of technology/digital tools for e-learning/skill development of primary health care workers and implementation of decision support systems for service delivery for NCD management in the country.
  • Responsible for mobilising resources from national and international donors and investors to fund the national NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan.
  • Join the efforts of teams in the various Defeat-NCD country programmes to develop institutional operational modalities and frameworks.
  • Develop collaboration with national and international universities, research institutions, and think tanks to support implementation of national plans for prevention and control of NCDs.
  • Lead global knowledge-sharing by documenting lessons learned on capacity building in The Gambia.

Community Scale-up for NCD Services

  • Lead in designing and implementing a nationwide NCD screening programme with proper referral pathways and data collection mechanisms.
  • Identify innovations and interventions to increase the provision of NCD services to communities in a cost-effective manner including last mile delivery and improved patient self-care. Drive institutional processes to transform some of these interventions as investible services to that can attract venture or private equity capital.
  • Analyse existing or proposed primary health care systems and services on their inclusion of NCDs; identify needs for improvement and the methods and resources to accomplish such improvements.
  • Develop new programme proposals and proactively explore opportunities to raise new funding and capital to scale up the effort of NCD services at community level.
  • Actively participate in annual planning, monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts.
  • Build and strengthen close working relationship with all health sector counterparts in country.
  • Lead development of NCD services for people affected by disasters, conflicts, and crises, with a particular focus on pandemics.
  • Lead the development of grants and agreements with identified implementation partners for managing the grant out activities in accordance with UNITAR rules and regulations.

Affordability and Accessibility of Essential NCD Supplies

  • Build a strong working relationship and provide technical assistance to improve public, faith-based, and private sector procurement and supply chains for accessibility, availability and affordability of essential NCD medicines, diagnostics, and equipment in the Gambia.
  • Assess and provide assistance where needed to develop/improve the electronic forecasting, inventory, stock and logistics management information system and roll out trainings on their efficient use.
  • Promote The Defeat-NCD Marketplace to relevant stakeholders as a procurement tool to help make provision of quality NCD supplies simpler and more cost effective in the country.
  • Assess NCD drugs and supplies quality assurance practices and the country’s approved suppliers, and pre-qualification process.
  • Lead the documentation and tracking of improved affordability and accessibility of NCD drugs, diagnostics, and medical devices in The Gambia through the development of the country and reginal market monitoring studies, and global State of the World’s Essential Medicines and Diagnostic Supplies for Noncommunicable Diseases report.

Sustainable NCD Financing

  • Lead the management of The Defeat-NCD pooled fund in country and ensure appropriate fundraising, grant management and donor reporting for the fund.
  • Lead the development of innovative financing instruments for funding the National Costed Action Plan for the prevention and control of NCDs
  • Provide continuous analysis of health financing needs to implement the national costed action plan on NCDs.
  • Ensure continuous engagement and knowledge sharing across relevant stakeholders and government departments ensuring the flow of funds to NCD care as per the budget.

Reporting

  • Develop progress reports for the implementation of the national NCD programmes.
  • Manage timely reporting to the donors for their contributions to The Defeat-NCD pooled fund in The Gambia.
  • Prepare briefing notes and/or presentations as requested for Government of The Gambia officials to showcase The Gambia’s work on tackling NCDs nationally and internationally.
  • Develop appropriate programme dashboards for the NCD Division at Ministry of Health.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree or equivalent in public health and a Graduate degree in Medicine, from an accredited and recognized academic institution is required.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience for Public health, Government facility, large International organisation, etc.
  • Strong demonstrated track record in programme monitoring, evaluation, and reporting is required.
  • Relevant work experience in at least two of the following areas: health policy development, health system strengthening and transformation, primary health care, project planning and management, capacity building and health innovation.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  • 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.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in public health, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Knowledge in using project management tool Asana (https://asana.com) on a daily basis is required for this assignment. Certification as an Asana Certified Pros (https://academy.asana.com/series/certified-pro-courses) or Asana Ambassador (https://academy.asana.com/series/asana-ambassador-courses) is preferred. Completion of relevant courses on Asana Academy (https://academy.asana.com) in order to enrol on the Asana Ambassador programme is required within one month of starting this assignment.
  • UNITAR prefers the volunteer to be self-sufficient and arrange to be equipped with the requisite professional tools and equipment to carry out this assignment such as laptop with standard Adobe and Microsoft Office software, and a mobile phone
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public health, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Application deadline: 29 November 2020

Support officer for the coordination of the Blue Peace/ OMVG project 07 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNCDF Gambia
UNCDF
Gambia
Banjul (GMB)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
07 December 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of UNCDF, the UN Volunteer will assist in the program management, particularly PDDI, an OMVG innovative projects implemented by the UNCDF in collaboration with Geneva Water Hub (GWH) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and in support of OMVG, which aims at developing and mobilising innovative financing for the implementation of OMVG's Integrated Development Master Plan (IDMP) for the development of the Gambia River Basin.

Under the direct supervision of the UNCDF Regional Coordinator, the UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks.

  • Ensure good coordination/information transmission between technical and financial partners (Geneva Water Hub, SDC, ...) and stakeholders at local level (Municipalities…);
  • Provide technical support to the overall management of OMVG project, including the day-to-day operation, monitoring and evaluation of work plans, in order to ensure the implementation of OMVG project in Gambia; particularly in the localities concerned by the Project;
  • Communication on the actions carried out by UNCDF in Gambia (specially in targeted localities), in line with the Project's plan;
  • Facilitation of stakeholder relations Organising and participating in scoping missions and meetings as part of project implementation;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of programme activities with OMVG and technical and budgetary reporting according to the required formats and highlighting the effects of UNCDF's intervention on the targets;
  • Monitor projects’ progress related to established work plans and Project Documents;
  • Identify risks and possible issues and formulate management responses where relevant.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in social sciences (local development, regional integration, territorial planning, development studies or other related technical fields).

24 Months

24 months. Experience within the UN system will be valued.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience, Community participation and development

A minimum of two years progressively work experience in programme planning

Excellent writing, organizational and planning skills

Experience in data management and reporting.

Experience in local development, decentralization and/or asset management.

No

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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Gambia and legal residents in Gambia 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 : 07-12-2020

Female candidates are strongly encouraged.

Associate Officer-Information Analyst 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bentiu (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

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 Team Leader, Field Integrated Operations Centre, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Providing situational awareness of Unity State, South Sudan, through the compilation of daily reports;
  • Reviewing all UN and non-UN information sources for drafting daily situational/operational reports on a 24/7 basis;
  • Submitting the daily report through the FIOC Team Leader to the Joint Operations Center at UNMISS headquarters in Juba for synthesis into external and internal situational/operational information;
  • Preparing analytical and technical briefings, reports, profiles and trend analyses on issues in Unity State, South Sudan;
  • Drafting Flash and Incidents Reports and any necessary updates, to meet the need for speedy and increased information flow in response to a significant event or during an emergency, crisis or rapidly deteriorating situation;
  • Ensuring that relevant written inputs are prepared for appropriate mission reports;
  • Collecting, collating and verifying reports from sections of the UNMISS Field Office in Unity;
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, social and security issues;
  • Monitoring and gathering information on events or incidents that may affect the implementation or the safety of the Mission and its mandate;
  • Managing information to ensure its accessibility and utility;
  • Contributing to the DPKO database SAGE through the provision of inputs and coordination with sections of the UNMISS Field Office in Unity and the Joint Operations Center at UNMISS headquarters in Juba;
  • Performing other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Degree level: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Masters degree would be well regarded; Lesser qualification with relevant experience.

Type of Degree: Degree in Political science, International Relations, Law, Conflict Management, Security or any related field required.

36 Months
  • Minimum three (3) years’ relevant experience in information analysis in conflict or post-conflict environment is required;
  • Experience in or knowledge of the conflict dynamics in South Sudan is highly desirable;
  • Previous experience in a Joint Operations Centre or Joint Mission Analysis Cell would be an added advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting
  • Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • The candidate must have advanced skills in English drafting and report writing, analytical skills, databases, and presentation software as well as other electronic media;
  • 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

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Application deadline: 29-11-2020

Civil Affairs Officer 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Civil Affairs Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Yambio (SSD)
English
01 December 2020
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

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

Reporting to the Civil Affairs Team Leader at the field office level, the incumbent’s responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain contact with local government authorities, political leaders, traditional leaders, religious leaders, civil society groups and business people, as well as with representatives of local and international organisations and brief them on the mandate and activities of UNMISS, if so required;
  • Provide analysis on conflict management (prevention, mitigation, resolution) including related political, security, social and economic developments, youth and gender-related issues or any other significant developments in order to identify trends within the area of responsibility (AOR), and in support of the mission’s overall protection of civilians mandate;
  • Provide support to local level peace processes;
  • Provide accurate, timely and factual daily, weekly and monthly reports on conflict management, protection of civilians and peace process activities within the area of responsibility;
  • Assist with conducting VIP briefings and visits;
  • Collaborate and coordinate relevant activities, participate in meetings with other UN agencies and other bodies and institutions, including local and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating at the state/county level;
  • Undertake assessment missions to outlying villages and localities to build capacity in the area of conflict management and civic education, gather information, establish and maintain local level relationships;
  • Support the organisation of workshops either within CAD or in collaboration with others;
  • Undertake any other assignment, as may be directed by the Team leader and/or the Director/Deputy Head of the Civil Affairs Division.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree or advanced degree in conflict related studies, political-economy and/or any relevant social science discipline.

24 Months
  • At least two to three years relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience working in conflict situations in the area of conflict management: prevention, mitigation, resolution, essential;
  • Experience in a combination of good governance, democracy building and/or civic education highly regarded;
  • Knowledge of database management an asset;
  • Proven report-writing and analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • If deployed in remote locations, must have the background and experience in the field and managing remote team sites.
Yes

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 29-11-2020

Contingent Owned Equipment Officer 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
02 December 2020

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 WAMU or the assigned team leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Maintains up to date weapons and ammunition database;
  • Plans and conducts weapons and ammunition arrival, operational readiness, spot-check and repatriation inspections of deployed units;
  • Conducts Dangerous Goods inspections and processes the associated certification;
  • Plans and conducts inspections of ammunition storage areas;
  • Provides advice on weapons and ammunition related safety issues;
  • Process mission clearance for deployment of weapons and ammunition in line with the United Nations Ammunition Manual and approved scales of operational ammunition;
  • Drafts Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) as directed;
  • Coordinates disposal of unserviceable ammunition throughout the mission area;
  • Takes part in investigation of any loss of weapons and ammunition;
  • Provides training to deployed units and individual staff officers on weapons and ammunition management;
  • Performs other duties as directed.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Logistics or related discipline.

60 Months

Minimum five (5) years of experience in logistics, supply chain, material management/inventory control, logistics support related activities or database management. Experience in weapons and ammunition management is very much desirable. Military logistics experience is desirable.

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

Excellent written and spoken English. Proficiency in other official UN languages, which are native for the deployed contingents is a plus.

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 02-12-2020

Movement Control Assistant 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Movement Control Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
27 January 2021
until 30 June 2021
02 December 2020

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 Movement Control Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Process and finalize passenger Manifests by mid-day, 24 hours prior to flight date;
  • Provide excellent services to our clients and make sure they are attended to in a courteous manner;
  • Ensure weekly and monthly passenger Statistics/Reports are submitted by close of business every Friday and by close of business on the last calendar date of every month;
  • Maintain accurate and up to date the files pertaining to personal effects dispatched/received at the Air Terminal;
  • Ensure that movement messages and passenger and baggage manifests are sent to all concerned stations immediately after flights/convoys are dispatched from origins;
  • Maintain the detachment Key Performance indicators;
  • Participate in the capacity building of National Staff;
  • Perform the duties of duty Officer and communicate to the clients the check-in time and flight movement information;
  • Attend to calls from clients and resolve issues related to their cargo;
  • Ensure the proper implementation UNMISS movement of personnel policies and directives;
  • Ensure passengers comply with all applicable dangerous goods regulations and that any items are transported in accordance with the applicable international regulations.
Secondary education

Type of Degree: e.g. Logistics and Supply Chain, transportation,etc.

60 Months
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in transportation.
  • Experience in any airline or large scale passenger operations.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Multimodal transport, travel and dispatch management and Movement Control (MOVCON)
  • Computer skills: (e.g. Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.);
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as trucks, airport equipment e.g deck loaders, forklifts,etc is required. Computing skills e.g e-mails, MS Office.
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 02-12-2020

Movement Control Assistant 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Movement Control Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
18 February 2021
until 30 June 2021
02 December 2020

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 Movement Control Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Process and finalize Cargo Manifests by mid-day, 24 hours prior to flight date;
  • Extract data from eCBS reference to backlog, and history of cargo movement;
  • Provide excellent services to our clients and make sure they are attended to in a courteous manner;
  • Ensure weekly and monthly cargo Statistics/Reports are submitted by close of business every Friday and by close of business on the last calendar date of every month;
  • Maintain accurate and up to date the files pertaining to personal effects dispatched/received at the CCMU;
  • Ensure that movement messages and cargo manifests are sent to all concerned stations immediately after flights/convoys are dispatched from origins;
  • Maintain the detachment Key Performance indicators;
  • Participate in the capacity building of National Staff;
  • Coordinate with Ration unit all ration movement to the field;
  • Dispatch and inbound cargo flights at the end of every day;
  • Perform the duties of duty Officer and communicate to the clients the check-in time and flight movement information;
  • Attend to calls from clients and resolve issues related to their cargo;
  • Coordinate with Customs Clearance Unit or CCU reception and dispatching of cargo by DHL;
  • Ensure dangerous goods are transported in accordance with the applicable international regulations.
Secondary education

Type of Degree: e.g. Logistics and Supply Chain, transportation,etc.

60 Months
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in transportation.
  • Experience in large scale cargo movements and/or warehouse operations.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Multimodal transport, travel and dispatch management and Movement Control (MOVCON)
  • Computer skills: (e.g. Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as trucks, airport equipment e.g deck loaders, forklifts,etc is required.
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: 02-12-2020

Movement Control Assistant 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Movement Control Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Aweil (SSD)
English
18 March 2021
until 30 June 2021
02 December 2020

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 Chief Distribution/MovCon Section or his designated representative, the responsibilities will include:

  • Providing multi-modal support at Detachments for the movement of passengers and cargo on UN air and surface transportation assets;
  • Planning, prioritizing, coordinating and monitoring all movement tasks and responsibilities in the area of operation;
  • Coordinating with the government authorities on all passenger immigration and customs formalities required;
  • Analysing the availability of and most cost-effective transportation assets to support passenger and cargo movements in the mission;
  • Ensuring safe, efficient and economical movement support is provided to meet operational and administrative requirements of the mission;
  • Ensuring all safety procedures on UN and contracted assets are maintained and any observed hazards reported and filed for appropriate action;
  • Ensuring Dangerous Goods are transported in accordance with International Airline Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations;
  • Planning and coordinating troop deployments and rotations of military contingents;
  • Receiving and processing all passenger and cargo booking requests;
  • Preparing accurate passenger and cargo manifests in accordance with entitlements and ensuring loading on board the aircraft is in accordance with prevailing aviation safety standards;
  • Analysing and providing weekly and monthly Detachment statistics and reports to supervisors;
  • Ensuring proper filing and safe custody of all documents;
  • Briefing passengers on airfield regulations and international aviation safety requirements;
  • Conducting passenger check-in and weighing/measuring of cargo and luggage;
  • Ensuring that only authorized personnel are manifested and boarded on the aircraft;
  • Ensuring all manifests are accurate and complete;
  • Ensuring all luggage and cargo are delivered to consignees;
  • Coordinating flights in the sector with Air Operations Office and liaising with the aircraft’s crew to ensure proper loading of passengers and cargo including handover of manifests and other documents;
  • Arranging the movement of inbound and outbound cargo via all applicable modes of transport (air, sea, road and rail);
  • Arranging customs clearance and related documentation;
  • Ensuring cargo, including Dangerous Cargo, is loaded in accordance with International Regulations;
  • Monitoring and ensuring delivery of cargo and communicating shipping details to all concerned parties;
  • International training, mentoring and capacity building of national colleagues;Managing day to day, including the setup of, operations and supervising personnel in area of operations;
  • Performing any other related functions as requested by the supervisor.
Secondary education

Type of Degree: Completion of High School Diploma and a technical qualification in Air Transportation or Movement Control.

60 Months

Minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in Air Transport or Movement Control functions.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Multimodal transport, travel and dispatch management and Movement Control (MOVCON)
  • Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Other skills/experience and qualifications:
    • Experience in a remote location performing day to day operations, including the supervision of personnel, with a large international body an advantage;
    • 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

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* 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: 02-12-2020