TRANSPORT ASSISTANT at United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS)

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TRANSPORT ASSISTANT at United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

TRANSPORT ASSISTANT at United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

TRANSPORT ASSISTANT

Job ID : 230933

Job Network : Logistics, T

Job Network: Logistics, Transportation, and Supply Chain

Job Family: Transportation

Category and Level: Field Service, FS-5

Duty Station: WAU, BOR (JONGLI/SOUTH SUDAN)

Department/Office: United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

Date Posted: March 20, 2024

Deadline: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

The United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Field Service Officer (FS-5) to be stationed in WAU and BOR (JONGLI/SOUTH SUDAN). The Field Service Officer will be responsible for coordinating transportation and logistics operations to support the mission’s activities in the region.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate and oversee transportation activities, including the movement of personnel, cargo, and equipment within the designated area of responsibility.
  2. Ensure compliance with UN regulations and protocols regarding vehicle operation, safety standards, and transportation logistics.
  3. Supervise a team of drivers and transportation staff, providing guidance, training, and support as needed.
  4. Maintain accurate records of vehicle fleet, fuel consumption, and maintenance schedules.
  5. Liaise with local authorities, vendors, and other stakeholders to facilitate the smooth implementation of transportation services.
  6. Monitor road conditions, security threats, and other factors affecting transportation operations, and take appropriate action to mitigate risks.
  7. Prepare regular reports on transportation activities, including performance metrics, challenges, and recommendations for improvement.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Transportation Management, or a related field.
  2. Minimum of five years of relevant experience in transportation operations, preferably in a field-based or humanitarian environment.
  3. Strong understanding of transportation regulations, safety protocols, and logistical procedures.
  4. Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural team.
  5. Proficiency in English is required. Knowledge of local languages spoken in South Sudan is an asset.
  6. Previous experience working with the United Nations or other international organizations is desirable.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit their applications online through the UN Careers portal by the deadline of April 3, 2024. Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), and any other relevant supporting documents.

Note:

  • This position is open to both internal and external candidates.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment and interviews.
  • The United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan is committed to promoting diversity and gender equality in its workforce. Qualified women and candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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