Movement Control (Movcon) Assistant

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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.

Movement Control Assistant under the direct supervision of Head, Movcon Torit

Under the direct supervision of Head, Movcon Torit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

• Assists in planning and scheduling the movement of passengers and cargo from military and police units provided by Troop/Police Contributing Countries. • Assists in determining the most efficient and cost-effective modes of transportation for passengers and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) within and/or outside a field mission. • Coordinates required transportation activities with the Aviation, Transport and Riverine Units/Sections and/or commercial transportation service providers. • Liaises with other UN units/sections, non-government and government organizations and intergovernmental agencies on immigration and customs matters. • Assists in analyzing projected passenger and cargo flows to estimate required resources. • Records statistical data on the movement of passengers and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) within and/or outside a field mission. • Monitors contracts for the provision of transportation support and participates in the evaluation of vendor's performance in coordination with the Contracts Management and/or the Procurement Unit/Section. • Perform other duties as required.

• Accountability • Teamwork • Adaptability and flexibility • Communication • Planning and organising • Integrity and Professionalism

movement control, multi modal transportation, transportation of passengers and cargo, airline operations, logistics management, supply chain is required.

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

Certificate in the movement of Dangerous Goods by any mode of transportation is desirable.

Knowledge to operate 25-seater buses and MHE’s 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 is 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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