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Movement Control Assistant – UNSOS Somalia – Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Description

UNITED NATIONS SUPPORT OFFICE IN SOMALIA (UNSOS)

UNITED NATIONS CORE VALUES: INTEGRITY, PROFESSIONALISM, RESPECT FOR DIVERSITY

THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO LOCAL RECRUITMENT AND DOES NOT HAVE INTERNATIONAL ALLOWANCES OR BENEFITS. FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE PARTICULARLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

:

24 SEPTEMBER 2021

DATE OF ISSUANCE

:

10 SEPTEMBER 2021

FUNCTIONAL TITLE

:

MOVEMENT CONTROL ASSISTANT

LEVEL

:

GL-5

SECTION

:

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT – INBOUND DELIVERY

COORDINATION UNIT

LOCATION

:

NAIROBI

DURATION OF CONTRACT

:

SIX (6) MONTHS (TEMPORARY APPOINTMENT)

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER

:

UNSOS/SCMOV/020/2021

Special Notice:

This position is temporarily available for six months. Extension of appointment will be subject to budgetary approval. This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to United Nations staff rule 4.4. All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country. Local laws governing employment for non-nationals will be observed by the United Nations. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

Interested applicants who are working with UN Contractors must fulfil the obligations of their contracts with the UN Contractors in order to be eligible to apply for this vacancy.

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Organizational setting and reporting relationships:

The position is located in the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS) within the Inbound Delivery Coordination Unit. The incumbent will be based in Nairobi and report to the Unit Chief.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Within the delegated authority, the Movcon Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

Receives and registers cargo movement requests for air/ground transportation.

Receives Purchase Orders from Procurement Section, coordinates transportation and follows up from delivery to destination.

Coordinate’s transportation of cargo by air and/or road with Air Operations and Transport Section respectively.

Ensures proper and safe storage of inbound and outbound cargo.

Ensures proper packing and marking of cargo items, including dangerous goods.

Informs appropriate consignees on delivery of items.

Provides technical advice and guidance to personnel involved in cargo movements.

Compiles and maintains cargo statistics related to air/ground movements.

Coordinate’s work of outsourced loaders at the airport.

Prepares cargo manifest and ensures its distribution to all concerned parties.

Facilitates loading/unloading of cargo at the airport.

Ensures that loading of the aircraft is conducted in accordance to the published daily schedule and cargo manifest.

Facilitates customs formalities for UN cargoes.

Ensures that cargo is weighted, measures, labeled, manifested and loaded into the aircraft.

Report’s cargo loaded on UN aircraft to Air Operations Center and technical sections.

Ensures established procedures are in place and aviation safety regulations are followed.

Provides assistance to technical sections, if required.

Carries out duties in Passenger Booking Cee, if required.

Performs the flight monitor duties or other duties as and when required.

Competencies:

PROFESSIONALISM: Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. 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 the audience. Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

TEAMWORK: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda. Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings

Qualification and Experience

Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Additional technical/vocational qualifications in logistics, transportation or management is required. Valid national driving license is required. Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets and database required.

Experience: A minimum of five (05) years of progressively responsible experience in operations and administration in the areas of supply chain, logistics or cargo movement.

Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.

Assessment Method: Evaluation of qualified candidates for this position may include a substantive assessment which will be followed by a competency-based interview.

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates may submit their applications including their United Nations Personal History Profile (PHP) to the address mentioned below quoting vacancy announcement number and functional title on the subject line on or before the deadline. The P.11 is on the https://unsos.unmissions.org/jobs. Applications submitted after the deadline 24 September 2021 will not be accepted.

Curriculum Vitaes (CVs) will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Email: recruitment-unsoa@un.org

Kindly attach a copy of High School Certificate, Passport and or National Identification Card.

These are required as part of your application for consideration of eligibilty. Please note CID and NISA Certificates are required at a later stage of the recruitment process.

The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING).

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