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UNMISS Vacancies 2023 for Field Language Assistant Jobs in Kuajok Location.
UNMISS Jobs in Kuajok 2023:- New job notification not for UNMISS job opportunity portal for the post of Field Language Assistant. Field Language Assistant Vacancy is for the Kuajok location. Candidates should apply through unmiss.unmissions.org before the last date which is 18/08/2023.
Field Language Assistant Jobs at UNMISS Details
|Recruiter Name||UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan)|
|Name of Vacancy||Field Language Assistant Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
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Field Language Assistant Jobs Description
Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the office of the Head of Field Office (HOFO) of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Kuajok The Field Language Assistant will report to the Head of Field Office (HOFO) or to the designated official.
Under supervision of the Head of Field Office (HoFO) or his/her designate, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
•Provide accurate, timely and factual daily and weekly reports to the Head of Field Office (HoFO) or his/her designate on activities within the area of responsibility.
•Ensure that the concerns and perceptions of the local population are effectively communicated to the Head of Field Office (HoFO) or his/her designate and other Mission components as directed.
•Participate in Patrol/Field missions (long, medium and short) and meetings and in support of other UNMISS sections including uniformed and civilian actors as directed.
•Provide local level facilitative support to UNMISS uniformed components, and civilian substantive components based on need and capacity as directed.
•Support uniformed components to engage with local communities and enable effective monitoring and other peace-keeping activities, including information gathering and more general interaction with local populations.
•Provide confidence-building, dialogue, understanding and cooperation between UNMISS actors and local level stakeholders.
•Act as a language and cultural interface for UNMISS staff as directed, making local level introductions and helping provide clarity in respect to local level dynamics relevant to the UNMISS mandate.
•Assist in the coordination of UNMISS meetings and activities with local level stakeholders.
•Maintain local level contact with relevant stakeholders to enhance Mission situational awareness.
•Assist as necessary with VIP visits.
•Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.
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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
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. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meet timeline for delivery of products or services to clients.
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. Demonstrate openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
High school diploma or High school certificate is required.
Job – Specific Qualification
A valid Driving license is desirable.
At least (3) years of relevant experience in providing interpretation/translation services, administration or related field is required.
Experience with other international bodies is desirable.
Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of languages spoken in South Sudan is desirable.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.
Qualified women that meet the requirements of this job opening are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given full consideration in accordance with the United Nations efforts to increase women participation in its workforce.
This post is located in Kuajok. Please note that anyone selected will be required to report for duty in that location on the agreed date and will also be expected to arrange their own accommodations. There is no UN provided accommodation. If the selected candidate is unable to report to the identified Duty Station, the contract will be considered void.
United Nations Considerations
According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places 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 Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process.
The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
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