DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 06 April 2017
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 07 March 2017
DUTY STATION: Multiple locations/Multiple Posts
JOB OPENING NUMBER: MONUSCO/04/MOVCON/2017
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the overall supervision of the Chief Movement Control, MONUSCO, the Movement Control Officer will perform functions relating to the success of MOVCON Kinshasa strategic roles and tasked to meet TRAFFIC & SHIPPING Kinshasa operational requirements in accordance with MONUSCO rules and regulations.;
Duties and Responsibilities:
Specifically the incumbent will be responsible for the following:
Drafts the technical specifications/SOW/TOR for goods and services required by Movement Control Section and ensure its completeness, accuracy and competitive qualities;
Evaluates technical part of bids/proposals/quotations received from procurement Section to ensure the compliance to the specified requirements;
Plans traffic and shipping unit actions for assigned projects including customs clearances, specifying carriers, routes of movement, transit times and service levels;
Manage and coordinate the activities in his/her unit or area of responsibility in accordance with the UN Financial Rules and Regulations, Movement Control Manual and Traffic and Shipping SOPs, and all other applicable Movement Control procedures ;
Assists staff in matters regarding movement control policies and procedures, SOPs;
Facilitates contacts with local authorities responsible for travel-related, immigration and customs issues;
Drafts and issues Task Orders to initiate commercial road/rail/air/barge movements;
Provides Multi-modal movement control support to the sector
Compiles and presents traffic and shipping data, prepare all relevant supporting documents
Management of all Traffic & Shipping Third Party Logistic contractor/s in support of all MONUSCO cargo movement in and out of DR. Congo and within the mission area
Coordinate timely delivery of services and goods within borders and mission area;
Prepare a variety of reports (e.g. Contractors performance reports), correspondence, and documents (i.e. claims reports, invoices, etc.) on traffic and shipping-related matters;
Verifies invoices for accuracy, contract compliance and submission to Admin/Budget Unit for payment processing
Provide daily supervision to the Mail & Pouch operations
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Professionalism: Ability to work independently in managing difficult and time sensitive situations as well as conflicting priorities; demonstrated analytical and evaluative skills. 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.
Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities where necessary; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Education and Experience
A first level university degree (Bachelors or equivalent) with a minimum of 2 (two) years of work experience in public administration, transportation, management or other relevant area. Advanced university degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in business or public administration, transportation, management or other relevant area would also be accepted with no years of experience.
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written French is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage.
Others: Experience in a UN peacekeeping mission would be an asset. Experience in Transportation and movement management of dangerous goods would be an asset.
Desirable: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ERP (UMOJA) systems, organizational transformation and process improvements.
Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications together with the United Nations Personal History form (P-11) and/or CV and copies of previous employment certificate(s).
Copies of the vacancy announcement and P-11 forms may be collected from the MONUSCO field offices, MONUSCO–Kinshasa and MONUSCO-Goma and may be submitted ONLY:
By Hand: Deliver to: MONUSCO FIELD OFFICES, MONUSCO-Kinshasa and MONUSCO-Goma (TMK and IEHQ)
Note: All applicants MUST indicate the MONUSCO Job Opening # for which they are applying, on the subject line in the email or on the sealed envelope: Assistant Movement Control Officer NO-A MONUSCO/04/MOVCON/2017.
Do not submit original certificate(s) with the application.
In line with the UN policy on gender balance, FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
Applications received after the deadline will NOT BE ACCEPTED.
ONLY successful applicants will be contacted for WRITTEN SUBSTANTIVE and COMPETENCY BASED ASSESSMENTS.
POSITIONS ARE OPENED FOR NATIONALS OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO ONLY
THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS