MOVCON ASSISTANT GL-3
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 18 April 2018
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 17 May 2018
DUTY STATION: Multiply Duty Stations
JOB OPENING NUMBER: MONUSCO/01/MA/MOVCON/2018
This vacancy is open exclusively to the nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities: The position is located in the MONUSCO MOVCON Section. Under the supervision of the Head of a Section/ Unit or Field MOVCON Manger s/he assists in coordinating passenger and baggage/cargo movement activities simultaneously in an effective and timely manner
Assists in arranging the movement of inbound and outbound cargo via all applicable modes of transport (air, sea, road and rail), and monitors delivery of cargo and communicate shipping details to all concerned parties.
Completes cargo manifests and prepares customs clearance and other related documentation.
Ensures cargo (including Dangerous Cargo) is packed and handled in accordance with International Regulations.
Prepares the movement of inbound and outbound passengers on UN mission aircraft or commercial aircraft chartered by the UN on a short term basis, and assists all passengers in clearing customs and immigration.
Assists with the check-in passengers listed on the flight manifest and ensure cargo is correctly labelled and loaded in accordance with the cargo manifest, ensures that the accompanied baggage is weighed, measured and manifested in accordance with entitlements and is loaded on board the aircraft in accordance with prevailing aviation safety standards.
Assists to ensure that only authorized personnel are manifested and boarded on the aircraft and informs passengers of international aviation safety requirements.
Liaises with the aircraft’s crew to ensure proper loading of passengers and cargo and handover of documents.
Provides information on flight schedules and travel bookings as and when required.
Assists with visa and hotel accommodation where and when required.
• Perform other duties as required.
Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in the performance of tasks, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concern. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals. Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise and 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.
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
Qualifications / Requirements:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Work Experience: A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in movement operations acquired through commercial air / sea / road / rail operations, commercial freight forwarding, or military logistics.
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 oral and written English is highly desirable.
Computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications (e.g. word, excel, Internet);
Must qualified and licensed to operate light/medium vehicles, including mechanical handling equipment.
Ability to work under pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment;
Ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities.
HOW TO APPLY
Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications together with the United Nations Personal History form (P-11) (see attached).
Submit applications by email ONLY to: [email protected]. Hand-delivered applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
All applicants MUST indicate the MONUSCO Job Opening number for which they are applying, on the subject line of their e-mails, e.g. MONUSCO/01/MA/MOVCON/2018
All applicants MUST indicate their telephone number and their email address. Applications without telephone numbers and email addresses WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Applications received after the deadline WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
ONLY successful applicants will be contacted for WRITTEN SUBSTANTIVE and COMPETENCY BASED ASSESSMENTS TEST.
In line with the UN policy on gender balance, FEMALE QUALIFIED CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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.