PROPERTY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT

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Application deadline 4 months ago: Thursday 19 May 2022 at 23:59 UTC

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This is a G-5 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education. More about G-5 contracts.

Org. Setting and Reporting This position is located in the Centralized Warehousing Section under the Supply Chain Management Pillar, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbent will report to the Chief of Centralized Warehousing Section or his/her designate.

Responsibilities- Conducts physical inspections and quality control of mission United Nations Property to ensure that all materials in the warehouse are accounted for and in serviceable condition; - Interacts with other property / inventory management stakeholders and providers of services, with Technical Sections (former Self-Accounting Units), Supply Chain Service Sections as appropriate; - Prepares and submits discrepancies reports to respective stakeholders and ensures follow up action aiming at rectification of the discrepancies; - Assists with commodity item backfills, relocation, movement of stock in daily warehousing operations for unloading or loading from docking stations and/or crossdocking. - Maintains on a daily basis accurate and auditable property records in electronic inventory management system for property control and accountability in conformance with administrative instructions, guidelines, manuals and SOPs; - Processes goods put-away, picking and movements according to product IDs, part number in the electronic inventory management system. - Assist stakeholders in application of property management policies and procedures to meet organizational standards and goals set up in the DFS Directives, Centralized Warehousing Manual, Guidelines and mission SOPs; - Produces warehouse inventory analysis reports as and when requested by the supervisor; - Assist in drafting correspondence and documents pertaining to warehouse management; - Assist in monitoring the execution of contracts for the disposal of property and supplies, including all types of waste material; - Performs other duties as required in support of the work of the section, as required by the Chief Centralized Warehousing.

Competencies Professionalism: Knowledge of the field of work in the areas of supply chain management, in particular warehousing, inventory management, distribution, warehouse safety management, as well as related procedures, practices and environmental standards. Ability to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability when providing the required logistical and transportation support to the Section. Ability to conduct analysis and produce reports on technical issues and to review and edit the work of others. Knowledge of and ability to apply UN rules, regulations, policies and guidelines in work situations. Ability to provide professional technical advice in the area of warehouse management. 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 the 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 is required.

Job - Specific Qualification A valid driver’s license is required.

A technical or vocational certificate in Microsoft Applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point is desirable.

Work Experience A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the field of warehouse/inventory management, logistics or related areas is required.

Experience working with an electronic inventory / warehouse management system (Eg: SAP) is required.

Languages English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.

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

Special Notice Recruitment against these positions is on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under ‘attachments” of your application in Inspira.

The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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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