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UNMOGIP - United Nations Observer Group in India and Pakistan

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This is a G-4 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 4 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be more than 590 USD.

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Org. Setting and Reporting The position is in the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP). The Facilities Management Assistant perform the duties under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Facilities Management Unit and overall supervision of the Chief of General Service. Within delegated authority, the Facilities Management Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:

Responsibilities - Maintenance and Repair- Checks and repairs defective locks, modifies and adjusts or replaces metal doors, windows, desks, shelves, metal grills, manhole covers, hinges, hydraulic door closers, filing cabinets, drawers, window stoppers as well as provide maintenance assistance. - Carrying out related activities in the metal workshop machine, duplicating Keys, cutting and assembling glasses, welding different kinds of metals and performing on request for services, preparation of materials and spare parts requisition; - Builds partitions, make plaster or drywall repairs, and fixes or paints roofs, windows, doors, floors, woodwork, and other parts of building structures; - Maintains and repairs specialized equipment and machinery; - Uses common hand and power tools such as screwdrivers, saws, drills, wrenches, and hammers, as well as specialized equipment and electronic testing devices to repair or replace broken parts and makes adjustments to correct malfunctioning equipment and machines; - Monitor the tools/equipment and material inventory; - Ensure the use of the materials in most productive manner; - Carry out scheduled periodic and emergency maintenance services on all the installations; Perform surveys and ensure the provision of required material quantities and specifications.; - Assist in the installation, repair, and maintenance for plumbing systems in the UN complex. - Perform corrective and preventative maintenance programs as set out by the General - Assist in the performance or "troubleshooting" of malfunctioning or inoperative equipment, diagnose problems and complete repairs as necessary. - Perform measuring, marking, and arranging materials in accordance with national and local building codes. - Liaise with Project Unit supervisor for expert advice on construction works, mason for concrete matters and other technicians, as necessary. - Keeps a log/records of maintenance performed; - Escorts and monitors work performed by service providers and contractors. - Perform other functions as assigned by the Unit supervisor.

Competencies - Professionalism – Knowledge of relevant UN rules, regulations, administrative procedures, policies, and directives, and of inventory and control guidelines, directives and procedures. 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; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work. - 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; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed. - Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others' ideas and expertise; 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.

Education High school diploma or equivalent.

Work Experience At least (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of engineering and facilities trades and crafts or related areas are encouraged to apply is required.

Working knowledge of computer programs such as MS Word, and Excel is required.

working with hand held engineering tools, and workshop bench equipment is required.

License for operating of forklifts is desirable.

Working experience in international organizations is desirable.

Knowledge of safety at workplace is desirable.

Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, Good written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. Applicants for positions in the General Service and related categories must be authorized to work for the United Nations in the duty station where the position is located. Eligible applicants selected from outside the duty station are responsible for any expenses in connection with their relocation to the duty station. Staff members subject to local recruitment are not eligible for allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

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.

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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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