Movement Control Assistant

UNMISS - United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

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This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.

This post is in UNMISS Movement Control Section and located in Juba. He/She will be working with other Movement Control Assistants in the freight planning unit dealing with day to day planning of the dispatch of cargo by road, river and air, as well as preparation of reports. The prospective candidate will report to the Head of the Freight Planning Unit.

Within delegated authority, the UNV Movement Control Assistant will cany out the following duties: • Planning weekly cargo flights from Juba to the various sectors. • Analyzing the flight asset table available for daily use and requesting Aviation Section for additional sorties, • borrowing aircrafts from other missions to meet Mission's cargo demands and short-term charter aircrafts. • Planning road convoys from Juba to the regions and backloading If cargo is available. • Monitoring barge availability and tasking the same to move cargo from Juba to the regions. • Generating monthly cargo statistics, maintaining database, and preparing flight utilization and cargo reports. • Organizing HTU-Transport Section convoys from Juba to the regions. • Planning rotation cargo and COE movements in the Mission. • Perform other duties as required.

• Accountability • Judgement and decision-making • Planning and organising • Professionalism

movement control, commercial or military cargo operations, multi-modal transportation, airline operations, logistics management or a related field with at least three (3) years of supervisory experience on a position directly related to the coordination of complex transport operations in the international environment is required.

Experience working in a UN Peacekeeping Mission or International Organization in movement control/logistics operations in the field is required.

Excellent in use of Microsoft Office (excel, word, power point) is required.

Training in the planning, coordination, and control of at rent two (2) modes of transport is required.

Knowledge in Electronic: Cargo Booking System (e-CBS) is desirable.

Knowledge to operate MHE and 25-seater buses is desirable.

Valid certification or previous certification in the use of IATA and/or IMO rules and procedures for the transportation of dangerous goods is desirable.

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.

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