Senior Communications & Information Assistant- Fixed Term- Field Office Jerusalem – For Internal and External Candidates- Grade

negotiable / YEAR Expired 3 weeks ago
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JOB DETAIL

Org. Setting and Reporting
The incumbent reports to the Assistant Operations Officer, G 13.
Responsibilities
In accordance with established policy and procedures, the incumbent: (A) Is responsible, in cooperation with Protection and Neutrality staff, for maintaining continuity of communications with UNRWA staff in the West Bank, information on movement of staff, security incidents, access constraints and threats (B) Oversees and operates the available radio and communication systems and telephone lines ensuring that incoming and outgoing messages are properly and promptly registered and incoming and transmitted as required; (C) Ensures that standard operating procedures and instructions from the Field Office for informing staff members in the field are followed up promptly and accurately; (D) Ensures that computerized logs of staff movements and incidents across the Field are properly maintained; reports on the occurring access problems and follows up with ACU who liaise with the local authorities; (E) Ensures that records and lists of essential telephone numbers and contact information are properly updated, maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information; (F) Maintains contact with the UNDSS Communications Room in the West Bank, liaising on regular intervals; (G) Performs other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Competencies
UN Core Values of Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity, and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default. Functional: i. Coping with Pressure and Setbacks ii. Deciding and Initiating Action iii. Following Instructions and Procedures iv. Analyzing – Other Competencies not listed under Functional and Leadership Computer literate with proficiency working with MS Office For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews: https://careers.un. org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AYI
Education
A university degree in social sciences or any other related field
Job – Specific Qualification
Not available.
Work Experience
– At least two years of experience in functions related to the responsibilities of the post is required. -Professional experience within the fields of monitoring, radio room or dispatch communications, research, analysis, or other related fields is required. * -Please confirm if you live/ reside in West Bank or Jerusalem? And if you have West Bank or Jerusalem ID. please to mention its number down, as it is desirable.
Languages
Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic
Assessment
Not available.
Special Notice
لن يتم النظر في أي معلومة يتم ارسالها بعد تقديم هذا الطلب، لذلك تأكد أن جميع المعلومات في طلب الوظيفة كاملة وصحيحة من حيث الدرجة العلمية (مثلا بكالوريوس/ماجستير/دبلوم) وجميع الخبرات من حيث تاريخ البداية والنهاية، والمسمى الوظيفي ، وجميع الوظائف في تاريخك المهني،وطبيعة العقد( دوام ( جزئي أو كامل مع التأكيد أن يتم ذكر كامل خبراتك العملية والاكاديمية في القسم المخصص لذلك خانة Work Experience Education خانة حيث أن اضافة خبراتك في أي مكان اخر في طلب الوظيفة لن يكون كافيا ولن يتم اعتماده الرجاء الاطلاع على المرفق في أعلى هذا الاعلان View this Job Posting in Arabic (Common mistakes) UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified women. UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities. * Conditions of service -Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment for 3 years; including 1 year probation period, with the possibility of further extension, subject to the availability of funds, satisfactory performance, and continuing need Grade and Salary: Grade 12 Monthly basic salary USD1,259.40, payable in JD at UN monthly exchange rate, plus a Jerusalem allowance payable in JD at UNRWA rate: a. The amount of this Allowance shall be NIS 2000 per month for each eligible Area staff holding Jerusalem ID and working in any of UNRWA installations in West Bank Field; or b. NIS 1000 per month for each eligible Area staff working in any of UNRWA installations in East Jerusalem and not holding Jerusalem ID. Other benefits include: • Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paid by the Agency). • Dependency allowances (if applicable). • 30 days of annual leave. • Compulsory medical insurance. * Other Information • The incumbent might be required to work beyond regular working hours, including night, afternoon and weekend shifts. • possessing a valid driving license that allows for driving in Jerusalem is required ** DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures. • Knowledge of Hebrew language. • Good knowledge of the Field geography. • Training in the use of communications equipment, e.g. radio. * Important information 1-This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. Only candidates residing in West Bank or Jerusalem, and within commuting distance of the duty station with authorization to work in the duty station at the time of application are eligible to apply. The Agency will not assume responsibility or accountability to support or facilitate the issuance of work permit in West Bank/ Jerusalem, and without a valid work permit, the appointment may be rescinded. 2- Preference will be given to registered Palestine refugees and candidates assisting the Agency to meet its commitment to gender parity. UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities. 3- A roster may be created from the selection exercise, and successful candidates may become eligible for appointment to the same post or a similar post. 4- Only applications that have been fully completed in UNRWA’s online e-recruitment system inspira will be considered and no late applications will be accepted. The PHP should be completed with full relevant work experience under the experience tabs as per the requirements in the Job Opening. All acquired university degrees must also be stated, if applicable. Applicants applying to positions for Grades 12 to 20 must submit a cover letter/motivational statement in order to be considered. Additionally, providing incorrect or misleading information on an application will result in the immediate disqualification of a candidate. 5- Please ensure that the e-mail address and mobile phone number that you have written in your Personal History Form are accurate and active. Your status in relation to the vacancy will be communicated to you via email listed on your Personal History Form, as we will no longer be using telephone calls. 6-It is the responsibility of the candidate to provide full, accurate and up to date information in his/her application form. Any missing and/or misleading data may lead to candidate disqualification. 7- For UNRWA internal staff, they are required to specify and include their current UNRWA grade level. To do so applicants should select under “Category” RLG, scroll down to see all categories, then select their local grade. Equivalency: Equivalency may apply for this post. NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination Advertisements published only in English will only accept applications in English, and Arabic submissions will not be considered. The Agency may disqualify applicants whose name appears on the UN Sanctions List or a UN database of staff separated for reason of misconduct or of staff who separated whilst misconduct processes were pending. UNRWA shares investigation and misconduct information with other UN Agencies, and past and prospective employers, about staff members who have been separated for misconduct, or who have separated whilst an investigation and/or disciplinary process for misconduct is underway; and such persons may be prohibited from employment with the United Nations. The Agency will immediately disqualify applicants who are ineligible for any reason in accordance with the Agency regulatory framework. UNRWA is funded almost entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states, regional bodies, business foundations and individual contributions. The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human development under the difficult circumstances in which they live. For more details on UNRWA, please visit: https://www.unrwa.org/
United Nations Considerations
Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her. UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups. At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application. UNRWA Considerations UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA 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. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment. Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application. Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
No Fee
THE UNITED NATIONS RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST (UNRWA) DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE OR REQUEST MONEY FROM CANDIDATES AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT AND ONBOARDING PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING, ONBOARDING). UNRWA DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.
Jerusalem, Israel
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