Movements Control Assistant

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Job Opening
Job Opening ID: 226307
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Category and Level : Consultants, CON
Duty Station : SOM – OTHER CITIES
Department/Office : United Nations Support Office in Somalia
Date Posted : Jan 23, 2024
Deadline : Feb 5, 2024

Result of Service
Work implies frequent interaction with the following:
• Staff of the work section, ATMIS personnel, Air Operations, Aviation Safety and Security staff.
• Local authorities, UN agencies, non-government and government organizations.
• UN Contractor personnel.
Work Location
Expected duration
6 months
Duties and Responsibilities
This positions are located in Somalia and the Movement Control Assistant’ reports to the Chief Movement Control Officer through Operations Officer and the supervisor.

Within the delegated authority of the chief Movement Control section and the direct overall supervision of the unit head, The Movement Control Assistant will carry out the following duties:

• Develop passenger and cargo load plans.
• Determine 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.
• Coordinate required transportation activities with the Aviation and Transport 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.
• Supervising contractor and ATMIS personnel performing flight check in operations.
• Coordination with Aviation section to ensure the efficient utilization of air assets.
• Assist in analysing projected passenger and cargo flows in order to estimate required resources.
• Record statistical data on the movement of passengers and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) within and/or outside the field mission.
• Monitors the preparation of luggage and cargo for transportation and ensure that weighting, plastic wrapping and labelling are conducted in accordance with the established procedures.
• Assist in the planning, coordination and execution of military and police contingent deployments, rotations and repatriations.
• Review and distribute manifests.
• Brief passengers on schedules, routes, and timing and safety requirements.
• Monitors check-in and check-out activities for outgoing and incoming passengers and cargo.
• Maintains the electronic databases in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines.
• Monitor that appropriate reference documents are current, readily available and accessible to all relevant personnel.
• Collect Data for the cost recovery unit of NON-UN passengers and cargo moved on UNSOS flights.
• Any other duties as required.
Qualifications/special skills
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Training in the planning, coordination and control of at least two (2) modes of transport is required. A valid IATA and/or IMO dangerous goods certificate is required. Knowledge of aviation radio communication
terminology and procedures is required. A valid driver’s license is required. Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools such as the Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required.
A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in movement control, multi-modal transportation, airline operations, logistics management or a related field is required.
Experience in the use of IATA and/or IMO rules and procedures for the transportation of dangerous goods is required.
B category driving license is required
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position fluency in English (both oral and written) is required.

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