PROPERTY DISPOSAL OFFICER

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This is a FS-6 contract. This kind of contract is known as Field Service. It usually requires 10 years of experience, depending on education. More about FS-6 contracts and their salaries.

Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located at the Centralized Warehousing Section in Bamako, Supply Chain Management Service, Mission Support Division of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA). This position primarily involves the management of the property disposal process of the mission. The Property Disposal Officer shall report to the Chief Centralized Warehousing Section.

Responsibilities Within delegated authority, the Property Disposal Officer shall be responsible for the following duties:

  • Plans and organizes the disposal of written-off property, hazardous waste, e-waste and some commodities representing a risk to the environment and enforces safety and security practices in order to avoid any pollution or contamination.
  • Coordinates with Procurement Section on the preparation of statement of Works (SOWs) and contracts for the disposal of property through sale, trade-in, donation, destruction.
  • Assists in the formulation and evaluation of procedures for the Property Disposal Unit, including collection and sorting of materials identified for disposal, training of TCCs/PCCs on Property Disposal activities.
  • Liaison with all Technical Sections, PCCs/TCCs to receive and dispose of written-off items per the recommendations of the Director Mission Support (DMS), Local Property Survey Board (LPSB) or Headquarters Property Survey Board (HPSB).
  • Prepares auditable statistical reports on property disposal activities for Mission management; Provide responses to audit queries and follow up audit recommendations to ensure they are implemented promptly.
  • Assists the compilation and drafting of Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) and flow charts in the area of property disposal; Liaise with Supply Chain Performance to ensure that all SOPs are in compliance with the property Management Policies.
  • Track and monitor property disposal activities against the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and take proactive actions to meet the KPIs.
  • Submits proposals for specialized training courses and monitors the overall professional development of the property disposal staff.
  • Supervises and evaluates performance of property disposal staff.
  • Perform other duties that maybe assigned as required.

    Competencies •Professionalism: A comprehensive grasp of assets management and accounting practices; 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.

•Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

•Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Education High school diploma or equivalent in Supply Chain, Property Management or Logistics related field is required. The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five (5) years for candidates who possess a first level university degree.

Work Experience A minimum of ten (10) years of relevant progressively responsible experience in property management, property disposal, property control, asset management is required.

Experience in support services and logistics/supply management is desirable.

Previous experience in Peacekeeping Missions and proven ability in analytical work is desirable.

Experience in the use of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tool to manage inventory is desirable.

Languages English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

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 30 June 2023. 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.

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