Job Opening

Posting Title: Movement Control Assitant
Department/Office: United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia
Duty Station: BOGOTA
Posting Period: 20 September 2021 - 16 October 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia-163666-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

• A well-organized and efficient Movement Control Unit capable of arranging the safe and efficient transportation to and from the field mission of all mission personnel as well as equipment and goods.
• The planning, coordination and monitoring of multiple passenger and baggage/cargo movement activities simultaneously in an effective and timely manner.
• The provision of timely and well-explained information on aviation safety requirements and related UN rules, regulations and safety procedures, flight schedules and travel bookings to field mission staff.

Work Location

Bogota HQ

Expected duration

Initial 6 months exceptionally renewable for another 3 months.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Develops passenger and cargo load plans for all modes of transport.
• Liaises directly with clients and assists in making sure passenger and cargo documentation is submitted on time and as per UN regulations.
• Supervises administrative and handling staff to ensure instructions, regulations, security and safety measures are enforced.
• Liaises directly with transportation Contractors for all modes of transport (air, road and river).
• Assures dangerous goods are transported in accordance with applicable international Dangerous Goods Regulations.
• Manages and coordinates shipments including customs clearance, specifying carriers, routes of movement, transit times and service levels.
• Facilitates contacts with port authority and local authorities responsible for travel-related, immigration and customs issues.
• Assists with the planning and execution observer deployments and re-deployments including initial deployments and repatriations.
• Collects movement information and defines requirements. Coordinates the Daily Flight Schedule with Air Operations to meet passenger and cargo
requirements.
• Coordinates non-scheduled mission flights
• Prepares operational reports and related statistical data
• Prepares, reviews, and distributes manifests
• Provides Multi-modal movement control support to the sector
• Plans, prioritizes, coordinates and monitors movement tasks and responsibilities in the sector
• Provides support to Travel, Procurement and Logistics Unit/Section as per Movcon SOP
• Performs inputs and updates in Umoja Transport Management Module
• Produces Business Intelligence (BI) Reports for Movcon Unit
• Monitors contract performance and identifies areas of improvement through the Contract Performance Reporting Tool (CPRT) platform
• Monitors and adjusts Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) to properly reflect service requirements
• Receives, checks, and submits invoices received from contractors for approval
• Processes additional route requests submitted by Regional Administrative Officers (RAO’s) in liaison with the Contracts Management Unit and Procurement Unit.
• Maybe required to lift packages within the warehouse.
• Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications/special skills

Skills: Excellent Customer Service skills as well as Negotiating skills
Academic Qualifications: High school diploma is required. Certification/education in multi-modal transportation (Freight Forwarding, Cargo Transportation, Customs Clearance) or a related field is required.
Experience: Minimum 5 years of Transportation related experience in the fields of :

*Freight forwarding by Air, Sea Road
*Aviation
*Customs

Experience in UN system would be an advantage.
Language: Fluency in both working languages (English & Spanish) written and spoken is required.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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