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UN Vacancies 2022 for Network Technician Jobs in Juba Location.
UN Jobs in Juba 2022:- New job notification not for UN job opportunity portal for the post of Network Technician . Network Technician Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.un.org before the last date which is 22 December 2022.
Network Technician Jobs at UN Details
|Recruiter Name||UN United Nations|
|Name of Vacancy||Network Technician Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Last Date||22 December 2022|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
Network Technician Jobs Description
Mission and objectives
Under Resolution 2625 (2022), the Security Council determined that the situation in South Sudan continues to constitute a threat to international peace and security in the region. The Council extended the UNMISS mandate until 15 March 2023. It also emphasized that the Mission should continue advancing its three-year strategic vision defined in resolution 2567 (2021) to prevent a return to civil war, build durable peace and support inclusive, accountable governance and free, fair and peaceful elections in accordance with the Revitalized Peace Agreement. Under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, UNMISS is therefore authorized to use all necessary means to implement its mandate which includes: (a) Protection of civilians (b) Creating conditions conducive to the delivery of humanitarian assistance (c) Supporting the Implementation of the Revitalised Agreement and the Peace Process (d) Monitoring, investigating, and reporting on violations of humanitarian and human rights law: The overall ceiling for uniformed personnel is maintained at 17,000 troops and 2,101 police, including 88 corrections officers. Please refer to https://unmiss.unmissions.org/mandate for more information.
UNMISS was established in 2011 under the auspices of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO); subsequently, UNMISS mandate has been renewed through resolutions 2057 (2012), 2109 (2013), 2155 (2014), 2187 (2014), 2223 (2015), 2241 (Dec. 2015), 2304 (2016) and 2327 (2016), 2392 (Dec. 2017), 2406 (Mar. 2018), 2459 (Mar. 2019), 2514 (Mar. 2020), 2567 (Mar. 2021), 2625 (Mar. 2022).
Provide network and telephone infrastructure cabling support/troubleshooting as part of the UNMISS FTS Infrastructure Unit at the Mission’s HQ in Juba, South Sudan and to provide similar assistance/support, whenever required, to all State Capitals throughout the mission area. Under the management of the Unit Supervisor within the Field Technology Section (FTS), the Network Technician (Infrastructure Cabling) will be responsible for:
Implementing/carrying out communications cabling (copper and optical fiber cables) installations: structured cabling projects both internal and external;
Providing backbone support via Optical Fiber Cables to various sites as required;
Providing support to communications/data connectivity;
Installing, testing, labeling and commissioning of structured Cat5e and Cat 6 cables, fiber optics cables and multi-pair telephone cables for voice and data in both indoor and outdoor networks;
Liaising with other sections/units regarding communications cabling;
Performing the installation, testing, labeling and commissioning, switches, patch panels, cable trays, racks, trunking systems, fiber optic cables, UTP and STP cables Cat5e and higher, multi-pair telephone cables and all other types of network devices and ancillaries required for the proper operation of a Local Area Network both indoor and outdoor;
Ensuring the installation of all UTP and STP cables meet the TIA 568B (TIA/EIA TSB-67 standards) or other applicable international standards;
Assisting with plans for the layout and installation of communications closets (cabi-nets/rack) and the terminations of communication cables and/or main distribution points (MDFs);
Managing and ensuring optimal operation of the Unit in the absence of the Unit Supervisor;
Providing knowledge and support in the implementation of grounding enhancements and/or solutions to ICT critical devices and infrastructures.
Performing other related duties as required. Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:
Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for in-stance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Age: 27 – 80
Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.
5 years of experience in Relevant work/management experience, particularly in ICT network and communication infrastructure cabling services, with excellent knowledge of current protocols and applicable international principles/standards is required. ITIL v3 Foundation, Prince2 Foundation and related Cisco certifications are desirable. Good technical knowledge and understanding of system flow charts, data processing concepts, telecommunications principles/standards and associated equipment. Exposure/knowledge of ERP systems and project management software are desirable.
Area(s) of expertise
Manual Transmission Required
English, Level: Fluent, Required Arabic, Level: Fluent, Desirable
Required education level
Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Electronic/Telecommunications Engineering or other related academic fields.
Competencies and values
Integrity and professionalism
Commitment to continuous learning
Planning and organizing
Teamwork and respect for diversity
Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently
Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
Living conditions and remarks
Living conditions vary between UNMISS duty stations. Each duty station where UNMISS has a field presence has basic residential camp facilities, which includes running water and electricity. Candidates should be aware that accommodation may be austere with the possibility of water shortages and power blackouts. On arrival in Juba accommodation will be on a share basis. Ablutions will also be shared. As the accommodation situation improves single unit accommodation, with an attached ablution, should become available in all locations. Hard wall accommodation is available in Juba. All UNMISS duty stations apart from Entebbe, Uganda are considered non – family duty stations. The security level of UNMISS duty stations is classified by the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) who will brief on arrival. A number of locations in South Sudan are prone to conflict. Primary health care services (preventive and curative) are provided in 11 United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) Level-I clinics, 21 Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Level-I clinics, 4 COE Level-II medical facilities within the mission area and the establishment of contractual agreements for Level-III and Level-IIII care outside the mission area. The 4 Level-II facilities available in Juba, Bor, Malakal and Wau, run by the Troop Contributing Countries (TCC), take referrals from the Level-I clinics and provide hospital-based care. The climate is tropical with a rainy season in many areas, which should normally span from around April to October. Ability to live and work in difficult and harsh conditions is essential.
United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics. As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.
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