LOGISTICS OFFICER, P4

$124,031 - $161,813 / YEAR Expired 1 month ago
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JOB DETAIL

Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Mission Support Centre of the Operations and Resources Management within the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The Logistics Officer will be based in Goma and will perform duties of Chief Logistics Operations and Coordination Unit and will report directly to the Chief Mission Support Centre.
Responsibilities
Under the guidance of the Chief of MSC and within delegated authority, the Logistics Officer, will be responsible for the following duties: • Coordinates all Mission-level logistics operations activities within Mission area with Service Delivery Management, Supply Chain Management and Operations and Resource Management . • Provides effective and timely planning, oversight, management and coordination of logistics support operations. • Integrates and monitors the implementation of logistics support plans at mission. • Plans and co-ordinates logistics support for mission transition. • Under guidance and/or delegation by the CMSC plans, establishes and directs a fully integrated, field mission joint logistics operations center in accordance with existing UN directives; provides effective management and successful coordination of logistics support activities of multi-national civilian, military and interdepartmental staff. • Manages logistics field operations. • Maintains a strong liaison with the FHQ, FPU Coordinator and MSD Sections operations officers and coordinates technical advice on support services elements of draft OPOs, OPLANs, FRAGOs or WARNOs from the Military and Police Components ensuring there are in line with the existing guidelines and within the existing Mission support capabilities and capacities. • Participates in or leads technical survey missions and verification missions to troop contributing countries, or for any mission reviews, studies, work groups or information gathering teams for mission restructuring, transformation, consolidation, or withdrawal etc. • Ensures that logistics requirements take account of gender-specific needs. • Develops plans and procedures for assessing material, staff, troops and their movements, planning and costing of operational budgets. • Carries out regular liaison with the Operations & Coordination and Planning Units of the MSC, to share and coordinate the inflow of information and fill in the gaps in information received from other sources. Works in coordination with the Operational Support Managers (OSMs) to gather, collect and collate and maintain updated logistics information repository on all major projects, deployed capabilities, and capacities both UNOE and COE to support decision making whenever required. • Mentors new/junior officers. • Performs other related duties as required.
Competencies
Professionalism: Knowledge of logistics operations and practices. Knowledge of methods to effectively collect, collate, analyze and interpret logistics information both for strategic and operational purposes. 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 and 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. 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. Managing Performance: Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff ; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly.
Education
An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in logistics, business administration, public administration, engineering, or other relevant field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Job – Specific Qualification
Not available.
Work Experience
A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in surface and/or air transport, logistics operations in military, commercial or international organizations, or related area is required. Experience in supervising logistics operations unit in a peacekeeping mission and prior military experience as an officer is desirable. Experience in developing logistics plans, policies, procedures, and new strategies and providing technical and procedural advice in a broad range of logistics areas is desirable. Experience in providing logistics and supply chain support services in a complex, volatile, conflict or post-conflict or natural disaster environments is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English (oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is an advantage.
Assessment
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise and/or an informal interview.
Special Notice
This position is temporarily available. 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. The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. Staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and to assignment by him or her. In this context, all staff are expected to move periodically to new functions in their careers in accordance with established rules and procedures. 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. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process. By accepting a letter of appointment, staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General, who may assign them to any of the activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). Further, staff members in the Professional and higher category up to and including the D-2 level and the Field Service category are normally required to move periodically to discharge functions in different duty stations under conditions established in ST/AI/2023/3 on Mobility, as may be amended or revised. This condition of service applies to all position specific job openings and does not apply to temporary positions. Applicants are urged to carefully follow all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira, and to refer to the Applicant Guide by clicking on “Manuals” in the “Help” tile 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
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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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