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Heavy Vehicle Technician 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Heavy Vehicle Technician

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 February 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

  • 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

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Application deadline: 28-02-2021

Human Rights Officer-Protection 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 February 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 Unit coordinator, the UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights and protection situation in a designated geographical area, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;

  • Keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights and protection situation in area of responsibility (AOR);

  • Contributes to the integration of human rights in the mission’s protection of civilians (PoC) efforts and, where relevant, coordinates such efforts, including by, inter-alia, mapping and reporting protection risks, early warning, advising UN uniformed personnel on human rights issues during the conduct of their operations, and participating in or coordinating Joint Protection Team missions, as required

  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;

  • Participate in and contribute to all relevant briefings and meetings pertaining to the Protection of Civilians, including the Force Morning Briefings and the Protection Clusters’ Meetings.

  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the UNJHRO data base;

  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as international organizations operating in the country and civil society;

  • Facilitate the implementation of the human rights mandate in the designated AOR aiming at the establishment of an environment of mutual understanding among the population;

  • 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.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Law, Humanitarian affairs, international relations, or related field; Master’s Degree will be an advantage

36 Months

At least 3 years’ experience in Protection and promotion of human rights; Knowledge of international human rights instruments and rules for the protection and promotion of human rights; experience in research and drafting is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Excellent computer skills, mainly Microsoft Office

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO For this assignment, fluency in oral and written French and English is mandatory.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 28-02-2021

Human Rights Officer 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu, Bunia, Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 February 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 Director of the UNJHRO and the direct supervision of the JHRO Field Coordinator where s/he will be deployed, the Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Facilitate the implementation of human rights mandate in the designated area of responsibility (AOR);

  • Gather information, analyse and report on the human rights situation in the designated AOR, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;

  • Follow up on individual cases and issues with authorities with the aim of stopping or preventing human rights violations or seeking remedial action by the authorities to prevent similar violations occurring in the future;

  • Establish and maintain contacts with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners operating in the AOR;

  • Assist in conducting human rights capacity-building activities and in developing and implementing human rights training programmes;

  • Contribute to and/or draft various reports, communications, briefing notes, statements or other products;

  • Conduct fact-finding missions and investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;

  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;

  • Ensure human rights mainstreaming within UN planning and programming;

  • Ensure the integration of gender perspectives, with specific attention to issues related to women and girls, including conflict-related sexual violence, within all assigned human rights activities;

  • Represent the UN human rights office at working level meetings, as relevant;

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

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in law, political science or social sciences. International specialized study on human rights preferred;

36 Months

At least 3 years’ experience in Protection and promotion of human rights. Peacekeeping and/or peace building experience an advantage.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Excellent computer skills in Microsoft suite;

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations /MONUSCO. This assignment requires fluency in French with a working knowledge of English.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 28-02-2021

Associate Civil Affairs Officer 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 February 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 Civil Affairs Stabilization unit Coordinator, the duties of the UN Volunteers (Associate Civil Affairs Officer) will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Contribute to the development, management, and monitoring/evaluation of stabilization-related projects

  • Support the reinforcement of democratic governance systems at the national, provincial, and local levels; and provide mentoring and advice to State and provincial administrations to enhance local participatory security governance and to develop and strengthen civil society engagement

  • Conceive and formulate project to support capacity building for local authorities and civil servants in the areas of decentralization, financing and participatory budgeting.

  • Conduct confidence-building activities with communities, civil society, and authorities to consolidate participative security governance. While operations will focus in areas affected by armed conflict, Civil Affairs will continue to use its footprint to monitor and support local actors’ collaboration for security and peace

  • Enhance civil society engagement to promote and support their role in advancing democratic and participative governance, as well as in managing and preventing conflicts and to foster inclusion and tolerance which gear social cohesion

  • Support Civil Affairs field offices in their contribution to the operationalization of Provincial stabilization strategy and other stabilization activities

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of sustainable, locally tailored reconciliation and conflict-prevention strategies by engaging and supporting local communities, civil society organizations and national partners; and conducts confidence-building activities with communities, civil society and authorities to consolidate participatory security governance

  • Perform other duties as required, in line with DPKO/DFS policy directive on Civil Affairs.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
24 Months

two years of experience in the same or similar position

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation, Political affairs and political reporting
  • University degree (Bachelor) in International Law, Political and Social Science, Sociology or a related field. Knowledge in local governance and support to state institutions is an asset. A combination of education and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the advanced degree;

  • Proven skills to programme management and be able to manage complex project

  • Prior experience in planning, budgeting and support to state institutions

  • Previous experience working in capacity building of state actors, programme management in a humanitarian, peacekeeping, development a strong plus

  • Fluency in oral and written French and English required;

  • Microsoft Office suite knwoledge

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 28-02-2021

Change Management Project Officer 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French,Spanish,Portuguese
Immediate
24 months
28 February 2021

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 Change Management Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Ensure quarterly data collection, data analysis, reporting for the primary objective of enabling evidence-based change management.
  • Use AFRO information management processes and systems to classify, manage, store and transfer information on Transformation Agenda Initiatives.
  • Analyzes, synthesizes and disseminates methodologies, lessons learned and best practices on change monitoring and evaluation, including quality improvement.
  • Assist in identifying advocacy and communication opportunities for the Transformation Agenda, by monitoring the news and other key sources and managing internal and external communications calendar.
  • Draft a wide range of internal and external communications materials: briefings, infographics, animations, digital cards, short pagers, messages, newsletters, as well as PowerPoint, presentations, media releases, blogs, brochures and reports.
  • Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies.
  • Identify opportunities for promoting Transformation Agenda outcomes in bulletin, newsletters, digital platforms and other tools of key partners, regional institutions, organizations and networks.
  • Regularly provide analytics reports on engagement on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and other relevant channels and propose tactics and crafting content that lead to boost followers and enhance engagement with target audiences.
  • Ensure information on the website and intranet is kept up to date, by working closely with the webmaster, communications Unit. This involves the preparation of informal translations.
  • Conduct internal interviews, set up interviews, produce and edit videos, and posting stories, features, videos and photos on the main page and social media pages.
  • Performs other duties as required
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in public health, organisation, management, economics, development or social sciences

24 Months

Desirable:

  • Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to change. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to assist with data collection using various methods. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases.
  • Proactive initiative and volunteering. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate amount of time for completing work. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
  • Excellent excel and power point skills;
  • Good management, communications, resource mobilization, public relations and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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; ability to work with tight deadlines;
No

Accountability, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

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This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 28-02-2021

Integrated Warehouse Assistant [Data and Asset Management] 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 February 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 Integrated Warehouse (IW), the duties of the Integrated Warehouse Assistant [Data and Asset Management] will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Create and enforce policies for effective data management.

  • Formulate techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data.

  • Devise and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with attention to all technical aspects in Umoja.

  • Support others in the daily use of Umoja systems and ensure adherence to legal and IWs standards.

  • Assist with reports and data extraction when needed.

  • Development of a meaningful transaction history file of assets using both manual and automated Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) tools such as UMOJA and requisite reporting abilities and capabilities.

  • Conduct accurate inventory performance analysis using the following metrics: service levels, comparative forecast calculations, unusual usage, safety/contingency stock calculator, minimum/maximum analysis, excess inventory analysis, ranking (ABC) analysis;

  • Manage analysis and performance monitoring of the effectiveness and execution of asset control procedures in the IWs;

  • Ensure accountability and proper tracking mechanisms to meet the expected organizational standards and goals;

  • Verify the accuracy of the data recorded/updated in the assets control system.

  • Monitor and verify accuracy of inventory data captured in the Inventory Management System UMOJA or equivalent systems.

  • Identify discrepancies in the inventory and liaise with asset holders to resolve problems, when required.

  • Create customized views through Business Intelligence Reports or other reporting tools in order to analyze inventory status, as required;

  • Monitor the assets and material in the Integrated Warehouse;

  • When overseeing the work of 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;

  • Perform any other related task as required by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Logistics, Warehouse, Supply Chain, Business Administration, OR any other related field.

36 Months

At least a minimum of 3 years post-school working experience as a data manager/analyst and warehouse environment, property control work, inventory management assignments in a reputable organization. An equivalent accumulated amount of field experience, and good knowledge and experience of Inventory Management Systems and understanding of the policies and related procedures.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Inventory, asset and warehouse management
  • Quarterly monitoring report is produced and evaluated, and corrective measures identified, and implementation plan produced.

  • 100% data accuracy in UMOJA (or equivalent ERP) Inventory Management system for both expendable and non-expendable assets

  • Zero discrepancy tolerance.

  • Development of capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, when working with national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs);

  • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment;

  • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 28-02-2021

Waste Management/Environmental Engineer 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 February 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 Engineer (CE) the duties of the Waste Management/Environmental Engineer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Implements the Environmental Guidelines and Policies in the mission;

  • Supports the implementation of the Environmental Guidelines and Mission Waste Management Plan by providing technical support to field locations on request in the areas of waste management in particular;

  • Prepares consolidated reports on environmental actions of all mission locations, sites and identifies problem areas to be addressed by the relevant Sections and Units within the mission.

  • Reviews statements of work, contracts and services for engineering projects related to the disposal of solid waste in accordance with international, local and mission environmental standards;

  • Formulates and evaluates waste procedures and projects for accuracy, soundness, feasibility and cost;

  • Develops conceptual designs, feasibility studies and multi-year plans of waste management systems to be implemented in field locations;

  • Prepares an environmental action plan, guidance materials and instructions aimed at achieving environmental objectives.

  • Assesses existing waste management infrastructure in mission (including, but not limited to, local infrastructure) and proposes innovative technical solutions to reduce waste-related risks;

  • Supports the development of training activities aimed at building mission capacity to meet mission environmental objectives;

  • Keeps up to date on environmental developments.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Environmental Specialist, Architectural, or other relevant discipline.

60 Months

At least 5 years implementing similar projects related to environment and waste management.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision

Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in Civil Engineering, Environmental Specialist, Architectural, or other relevant discipline.

An additional 2 years of relevant work experience in combination with a relevant first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) may substitute for the requirement for a Master’s degree.

  • Good understanding of the environmental and waste management issues related to construction projects including water and sanitation and electrical projects.

  • Knowledge of architectural, engineering and construction principles and practices as well as international environmental codes, standards and guidelines applicable to the construction industry.

  • Experience in monitoring, reporting, development and coordination in either public or private sector organizations is an asset.

  • Experience in the East and Central Africa Region is desirable.

  • Fluency in English mandatory.

  • Knowledge of French optional (non- mandatory)

    MS Project Office package (EXCEL, WORK, POWER POINT, OUTLOOK)

    Fluency in English mandatory.

    Knowledge of French optional (non- mandatory)

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 28-02-2021

Electrical / Mechanical Engineer 01 March 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu, Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 March 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 Field Engineering Officer / Chief of Unit person the duties of the Electrical/Mechanical Engineer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preparation of electrical projects documents including diagrams, sketches, calculation of requirements, bill of quantities, specifications and estimations related to the electrical and HVAC projects.

  • Monitoring on site the installation of new electrical networks and systems and maintenance of existing systems by guiding, instructing and clarifying doubts to contractors, manpower, subcontractors involved in the implementation.

  • Preparation of monitoring reports and reporting tools of the progress of electrical tasks on sites.

  • Coordinate the above-mentioned electrical tasks with other construction works and other engineers included in the project.

  • Ensure that the works meet the electrical, safety and environmental standards in accordance with international codes and regulations;

  • Install and carry out scheduled periodic and emergency maintenance services on submersible and centrifugal pump stations, motors, AMF (Automatic Mains Failure) panels, lifts, car washers, water filtration and purification plants, alternators and generator control panels, generators, ACs, HVAC installation systems;

  • Carry out scheduled periodic and emergency maintenance services on all overhead, underground and buildings electrical installations and equipment;

  • Analyze and correct distortion on loads;

  • Perform surveys and prepare technical reports; design and prepare drawing of electrical installations;

  • Prepare material specifications for the purpose of raising requisitions of materials; ensure that minimum stock levels are maintained at all times;

  • Assist other units such as Water and Sanitation, Operations, Infrastructure, etc. when required; Liaise frequently with the Building Maintenance Unit Supervisor;

  • 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;

  • Perform other related duties as may be required.

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in related domain.

60 Months

At least 5 years implementing similar projects related to environment and waste management.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Electrical engineering

Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering

An additional 2 years of relevant work experience in combination with a relevant first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) may substitute for the requirement for a Master’s degree.

  • Experience in planning and estimation of electrical projects and HVAC projects;

  • Experience in generator units and managing overhauling and maintenance of generators.

  • Very good computer skills especially for drawing of electrical diagram, sketches and;

  • Technological awareness: Experience with MS office software and MS Projects, ability to develop and operate common office management database, engineering and spread sheet applications;

  • Client orientation: Strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach agreement;

  • A valid vehicle driving license;

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

  • Experience in the East and Central Africa Region is desirable.

  • Knowledge of French optional (non- mandatory)

  • MS Project, AutoCAD, Office package (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).

  • Fluency in English mandatory.

    Knowledge of French optional (non- mandatory)

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 01-03-2021

Civil Engineer 01 March 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Civil Engineer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu, Goma, Bunia, Uvira (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 March 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 Field Engineering Officer / Chief of Unit person the duties of the Civil Engineer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Preparation of construction projects documents including structural details, sketches, bill of quantities, specifications, cost analysis and cost estimations.

  • Managing the whole life cycle of the project from design stage up to finalization of the execution with different stakeholders and clients involved.

  • Experience in preparing technical documents for procurement solicitations as per Engineering Section requirements.

  • Prepare structural calculations and specifications for aboveground and undergrounds structures in reinforced concrete, steel, wood, masonry and stone;

  • Analyzes project proposals to ensure technical feasibility and to ensure that project objectives are attainable within prescribed resources;

  • Preparation of monitoring reports and reporting tools of the progress of the construction activities on sites.

  • Coordinate the above-mentioned tasks with other works and other engineers included in the project such as electrical engineers, water sanitation, environmental engineers.

  • Assist other units such as Operations, Infrastructure, etc. when required and liaise frequently with the Building Maintenance Unit Supervisor

  • Conducts preliminary site investigations to obtain field data such as soil characteristics, plot dimensions, existing structuresdrainage and other data required for building site selection;

  • Ensure that the works meet the engineering standards in accordance with international codes and regulations and internal SOPs of the sections

  • Ensure that the works meet the environmental procedures within the mission;

  • Prepare material specifications for the purpose of raising requisitions of materials; ensure that minimum stock levels are maintained at all times;

  • Ensure that quality control procedures are in place during implementation of the works on site.

  • 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;

  • Perform other related duties as may be required.

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in related domain.

60 Months

At least 5 years implementing similar projects related to environment and waste management.

An additional 2 years of relevant work experience in combination with a relevant first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) may substitute for the requirement for a Master’s degree.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision

Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in Civil Engineer / Architecture or similar discipline related to construction.

An additional 2 years of relevant work experience in combination with a relevant first university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) may substitute for the requirement for a Master’s degree.

  • Experience in preparation of project documents such as bill of quantities, technical specifications, layouts, cost analysis.

  • Experience in managing construction project with different stakeholders

  • Experience in basic calculation of underground and above grounds structures.

  • Very good computer skills especially for sketching layouts;

  • Technological awareness: Experience with MS office software and MS Projects, ability to develop and operate common office management database, engineering and spread sheet applications, CAD software for basic layouts.

  • Client orientation: Strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach agreement;

  • A valid vehicle driving license;

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

  • Experience in the East and Central Africa Region is desirable.

  • Knowledge of French optional (non- mandatory)

  • MS Project, AutoCAD, Office package (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).

  • Fluency in English mandatory.

    Knowledge of French optional (non- mandatory)

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 01-03-2021

Budget and Admin. Assistant 02 March 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
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Budget and Admin. Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
02 March 2021

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

Under the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of the Chief Engineer and Budget, Acquisition and Lease Planning and Property (BALPP) Unit Supervisor, the Budget and Admin. Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Finance and Budget Tasks:

  2. Assist Budget Acquisition and Lease Planning and Property unit (BALPP) supervisor to draft Engineering Section's yearly cost estimates and Results Based Budget (RBB) inputs and objectives including indicators of achievement and outputs.

  3. Assist the unit to review and monitor all contracts including service contracts from a budget perspective.

  4. Assist the unit to create and review petty cash voucher, low value acquisition (LVA), Earmark funds Documents (EMF), and Service Entry Sheet (SES).

  5. Assist the unit supervisor to update the section's acquisition plan, and providing forecasts on spending positions.

  6. Coordinate vendor evaluations within the section.

  7. Monitoring and following up on the progress of requisitions in the Umoja System with Procurement section including deliveries and liquidation of the respective Purchase Orders / contracts.

  8. Assist the unit to monitor all Engineering commercial leases and Right-to-use properties provide by the host government for MONUSCO’s operational use.

  9. Follow up with sections such as Budget and Finance Section and Supply Chain management including Procurement section for all Engineering Budget matters.

  10. Distribute approved Purchase Orders and/or Contracts to relevant Units for action

  11. Monitor ES account balances against budget and take remedial action in consultation with Budget Section where required.

  12. Initiate shopping cart order form to be submitted to Central Requisitioning Unit (CRU) of Supply Chain Management Pillar to raise shopping carts in UMOJA on behalf of Engineering Section; and liaise and follow up closely their execution by Procurement Section according the Section’s Acquisition Plan.

  13. Evaluate invoices received, obtain certifying signatures and determine whether to request supporting information from other Units/Sections or to process for payment.

  14. Administration Duties:

  15. Draft routine correspondence to respond to enquiries in respect to relevant administrative, financial audit and personnel matters; Schedule meetings and appointments; maintain files of administrative instructions and other rules and regulations;

  16. Coordinate extensively with service units and liaise frequently with internal team members both at

  17. Defines conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, and privileges and entitlements under the Staff Rules and Regulations;

  18. Take, prepare and distribute minutes and action points for Engineering Section meetings and staff;

  19. Respond to enquiries, provide information and offer advice to staff regarding the administrative

  20. Initiate, maintain and monitor Engineering Section staff administrative data and records for time and attendance, performance appraisal, etc. in electronic information systems;

  21. Assist in the organization of duty travel, annual leave, rest and recuperation, including support to post-travel financial claims;

  22. Act as Engineering Section focal point for all Communication, Information, Technology Systems (CITS) issues, including follow up with technical teams;

  23. Oversee the maintenance of mission vacancy announcement files and keep track of status of all current vacancy announcements; ensure that recommendations regarding changes in contractual status of staff comply with established procedure and policy; prepare documents for promotion,

  24. Support Engineering Section staff during on boarding and separation, including check in and check out procedures and associated financial considerations;

  25. Consolidate data received from other staff members in the section regarding budget submissions; assist in preparation of supporting narrative and tables regarding the budget cost estimates, coordinate with other sections regarding any clarification or additional input required for the formulation of the yearly budget;

  26. Assist in the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submission; coordinate with other

  27. Assist in the preparation of budget performance submissions and in the finalization of budget performance reports;

  28. Perform other related administrative duties as directed by the Chief Engineering Section

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in Budget / Administration / Business Management or similar

60 Months
  • At least five years of progressively responsible working experience in administration, budget, accounting, finance, or other related fields.

  • Experience in budget preparation, monitoring budget implementation and budget performance reporting

  • Excellent drafting skills desirable

  • Good knowledge of any of the following SAP modules: Financial Accounting, Funds Management.

  • 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.

  • Self-motivated ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Administration or similar, is highly desirable. Lower educational degree with vocational trainings and additional working experience in the relevant field could be considered;

  • At least five years of progressively responsible working experience in administration, budget, accounting, finance, or other related fields.

  • Experience in budget preparation, monitoring budget implementation and budget performance reporting

  • Excellent drafting skills desirable

  • Good knowledge of any of the following SAP modules: Financial Accounting, Funds Management.

  • 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.

  • Self-motivated ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines

  • Fluency in spoken and written English.Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • MS Excel, MS Word, Power Point, Outlook.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 02-03-2021