PROPERTY DISPOSAL ASSISTANT
Application deadline 1 year ago: Sunday 6 Jun 2021 at 23:59 UTCOpen application form
This is a FS-4 contract. This kind of contract is known as Field Service. It usually requires 6 years of experience, depending on education. More about FS-4 contracts and their salaries.
Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the Centralised Warehousing Unit, Supply Chain Management Service of the Supply Chain Management Pillar (SCM) of the African Union-United Nations Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). The incumbent will report directly to the Chief, Centralised Warehousing Unit.
Responsibilities •Under direct supervision of the Chief, Centralised Warehousing Unit, and within delegated authority, the Property Disposal Assistant will be responsible for the following duties: Assists the supervisor with the management of Property Disposal Operations and related property management actions; •She/he assists in the planning, organizing, and supervision of the safe disposal of hazardous waste and substances to avoid pollution or contamination of the environment; •Executes disposal agreements, implements quality control measures. •Coordinates with procurement, vendors, and service providers on the preparation of disposal agreements and services for the disposal of property through sale, destruction, recycling, etc. •Drafts statements of work, Sales Orders, and approves requisitions for disposal services; •Liaises with all Technical Units to receive and dispose of written-off materials as per the recommendations of the Director/Chief Mission Support (DMS/CMS), Local Property Survey Board (LPSB), or Headquarters Property Survey Board (HPSB); •Prepares auditable statistical reports for the management, drafts correspondence, as required. •Maintains accurate Property Disposal Documentation and disposal records in UMOJA inventory management system; •Identifies solutions to problematic areas in the area of property disposal. inputs to Unit’s budgets; Supervises and evaluates the performance of staff; •Performs other duties as required.
Competencies PROFESSIONALISM: Ability to analyse the strategic elements of Supply Chain Management and Logistics to support clients; ability to analyze benchmarks related to Key Performance Indicators; familiarity with rules and regulations of the organization, awareness of the procedures related to logistics and supply chain to undertake a broad range of task and function within this specified field under the direction of the Chief of Section. Ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations and prepare drafts for reports on various logistics and supply chain-related issues. 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.
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 a 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.
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 clients.
Education High school diploma or equivalent is required. Certification in Umoja/ERP is desirable.
Work Experience A minimum of six (6) years of experience in property management, property disposal, property control, or asset management is required. Experience in SAP/UMOJA ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) including Business Intelligence Reports is required. Experience in SAP/UMOJA Sales and Distribution (SD) modules in billing for sold products is desirable.
Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.
Assessment Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Special Notice - This position is temporarily available until 31/12/2021. 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.
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