ASSOCIATE CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE OFFICER

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UN MINUSMA - United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali

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This is a P-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 2 years of experience, depending on education.

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The salary for this job should be between 85,511 USD and 116,146 USD.

Salary for a P-2 contract in Bamako

The international rate of 57,661 USD, with an additional 48.3% at this the location, applies.

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Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Bamako. The (Reporting Officer) reports to the Regional Chief of the Conduct and Discipline Team. Under the authority of the Regional Chief of the Conduct and Discipline Team, the Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer is in charge of the management and the analysis of the data in the Case Management Tracking System (CMTS), to identify the trends, initiate the reports and give any information requested to CDT related to conduct and discipline matters

Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the reporting officer will be responsible for the following duties:

•Assist in identifying trends/patterns, lessons learned and best practice relating to conduct and discipline issues with a view to furthering mission’s objective in policy development, preventive actions and awareness-building initiatives; •Under the guidance of the conduct and discipline officer, assist in conducting reviews of alleged misconduct by UN peacekeeping personnel; receive and document complaints, gather information and discuss this with conduct and discipline officer whether further investigation is warranted; analyze relevant information and advise on actions to be taken based on an impartial and independent examination of the facts, liaise with relevant parties internally and externally; undertake appropriate follow-up; •Keep current on developments and trends in the field of conduct and discipline and contribute to the development of measures to increase awareness of UN peacekeeping personnel about the UN standards of conduct and to prevent instances of misconduct, e.g, assist in the development and implementation of awareness raising programs, including the provision of training on conduct and discipline matters, assist in the development of mission-specific measures to detect personnel misconduct, and ensure compliance with UN standards, propose strategies for preventive measures, etc. •Carries-out well defined research and analysis on the consist application, within the mission, of UN policies, procedures, and guidelines related to various aspects of conduct and discipline work; identify and suggest problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective actions, liaise with relevant parties; propose follow-up action; draft progress and briefing reports; develop or contribute to the drafting of any relevant written document for any information, concept or briefing notes, discussion themes, presentations, reports, standard procedure, to be submitted the Chief of conduct and discipline; •Contributes to maintaining and monitoring a data management system for all categories of personnel misconduct; assist in performing data mining and data analysis to produce narrative and statistical reports; •Prepare various draft outputs, e.g. management briefing, background papers, presentation, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to communications, publications, etc.; •Contributes to identifying, establishing and maintaining contacts and partnerships with UN and other actors (national and international) with a view to pursuing the agenda for conduct and discipline activities, including assistance to victims of misconduct; •Contributes ideas and provides other substantive inputs for planning, development and implementation of public information and community outreach measures pertaining to conduct and discipline issues; •Participate in the overall planning of the unit’s work program and handles the day-to-day coordination of activities with other mission components (e.g. gender, legal officers, human resources, security, training, child protection etc. and UN entities); •Perform other duties as required.

Competencies Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to conduct and discipline and knowledge of UN institutions. Ability to deal with confidential subject matter. Demonstrated professional competence in assignments held to date. Sound knowledge and practical application of theories, concepts and standard methodologies of data management and analysis, including experience in data management, data mining and data analysis using a variety of database and reporting tools. Experience in assembling information and drafting reports. Analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given. Ability to work under pressure. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. 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

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively including by drafting a variety of analytical reports in a clear and concise style; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

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 An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the field of social sciences, Information technology, law, human rights, statistics, human resources management or other related area. A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience At least two years of progressive responsible experience in positions in the field of conduct and discipline, law, human rights and/or human resources management is required.

Experience with data management including database is desirable.

Experience with application of UN rules and regulations related to conduct and discipline is desirable, as well as experience in UN peacekeeping missions.

Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position advertised, fluency in oral and written French and English is required.

Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an informal interview.

Special Notice - This position is temporarily available for six months. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment.

  • While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.

  • Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.

  • This temporary job opening may be limited to “internal candidates,” who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.

  • Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.

  • Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as "retirement." Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.

    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.

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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