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UNMISS Vacancies 2023 for Transport Officer Jobs in Juba Location.
UNMISS Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for UNMISS job opportunity portal for the post of Transport Officer. Transport Officer Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through unmiss.unmissions.org before the last date which is 07/06/2023.
Transport Officer Jobs at UNMISS Details
|Recruiter Name||UNMISS (United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan)|
|Name of Vacancy||Transport Officer Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
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Transport Officer Jobs Description
Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Transport Section of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Juba, which is classified as “E” category and a non-family duty station. The Transport Officer will directly report to the Deputy Chief Transport Officer.
Within delegated authority, the Transport Officer Fleet Operations will carry out the following duties:
Fleet Management/Sector Motor Transport duties:
•Manages the provision of the surface motor transport support within a specific geographic area in a field mission which includes the United Nations Owned Equipment, and commercial transportation services, as applicable.
•Participates in the development and implementation of the Vehicle Establishment Program in accordance with the decisions of the Mission Vehicle Establishment Committee and the current DPO/DOS policies and directives on the acquisition, receipt, distribution, maintenance, utilization and disposal of the surface transport fleet.
•Participates in the development and implementation of the Mission Vehicle Acquisition Plan, the Mission Vehicle Maintenance Plan and the Mission Vehicle Recovery Plan in order to ensure that a field mission fleet is optimized to meet operational requirements.
•Participates in the development and implementation of the Active Road Accident Prevention and Road Safety Programs for a field mission.
•Develops and implements a cost-effective plan for the surface transport resupply within a specific geographic area in a field mission, determining the appropriate means of transport including outsourcing activities.
•Develops and implements standard operating procedures for surface transport operations within a specific geographic area in a field mission.
•Determines technical specifications for goods and services, reviews responses to bids and conducts technical evaluations to ensure that vendor’s proposals meet technical requirements.
•Oversees contracts for the provision of goods and services and evaluates vendor’s performance in coordination with the Contracts Management Unit and/or the Procurement Section.
•Ensures that the UN vehicles are used in accordance with the UN regulations and rules, and that vehicle usage data are correctly recorded.
•Ensures the accuracy and validity of data recorded in the management information systems. •Participates in various field mission administrative bodies such as the Local Committee on Contracts, the Vehicle Establishment Committee, the Tenders Committee, the Local Property Survey Board, the Advisory Committee for Traffic Safety and the Boards of Inquiry, as appropriate.
•Participates in the development of the Transport Unit’s Staffing Table. •Manages the allocation and rotation of appropriate work assignments.
•Coordinates the individual annual Work Plans for subordinate staff members and produces detailed performance assessments and evaluations for all staff as required.
•Supervises the personnel and evaluates staff performance.
•Ensures the compliance with the UN policies on the workplace safety and environment protection. •Liaises with the UN agencies, non-government organizations, intergovernmental agencies and suppliers for the provision of the surface transport support.
Transport Dispatch duties:
•Ensures the routine transportation requirements are identified within the area of responsibility, using UNOE and contracted transport resources.
•Analyzes transportation requests and supervises route planning and reconnaissance. •Establishes service timetables and driver rosters.
•Prepares and disseminates information regarding transport services and transport facilities available to customers.
•Ensures maximum utilization and effective use of vehicle and driver resources.
•Ensures that all mission personnel are aware of the services available to them and communicates any changes that occur.
•Ensures the provision of regular shuttle bus services along established routes. •Ensures the provision of ad-hoc transportation services to meet all requirements including staff and equipment movement for operational duty purposes.
•Provides transportation briefings to incoming personnel at the check-in.
•Monitors the periodic maintenance and repair of the vehicles to ensure the reliability of the transportation service.
•Ensures that files and documentation related to assigned duties are maintained and prepares reports as necessary.
•Monitors monthly mileage and fuel consumption reports for UN-owned vehicles and confirms the return of the individually assigned vehicles upon departure of staff from the service.
• Performs other related duties as required.
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.
Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; Adjusts priorities as required; 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.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Job – Specific Qualification
A valid national driving license is required. Must attach license in the “Other Information” section in the application.
Knowledge of UN Procurement rules and certifications of UN Procurement Training Campus (all modules) is required. Must attach certificate in the “Other Information” section in the application.
Relevant training/certification in Transport Management is desirable. Must attach certificate in the “Other Information” section in the application.
A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations, multi-modal transportation, logistics management or a related field in a UN entity or similar international or NGO organization is required. The minimum years of relevant experience are reduced to 5 years for candidates who possess a first level University degree.
At least four (4) years of experience in transport/fleet management and planning in an international environment, in particular in United Nations peacekeeping operations, or experience gained from UN Agencies and NGOs in an international environment is required,
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position(s) advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Extension of the appointment is subject to Extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures.
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.
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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