Job Opening

Posting Title: Stock Materials Inspection Assistant, Gaza Field Office (LDC), C
Job Code Title: Stock Materials Inspection Assistant
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: GAZA
Posting Period: 07 December 2021 - 21 December 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Human Resources-UNRWA-168281-R-Gaza (R)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

The incumbent is responsible to the Senior Logistics Officer.

Responsibilities

In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate:

• Receives, inspects and issues the construction materials that are entering into Gaza through Kerem Shalom based on the daily coordination requirements;
• Reports any discrepancies between the load notes and the cargo to the Project coordinator and convoy if required the confiscated extra materials to Karni or Rafah warehouses.
• Ensures the implementation of daily reconstruction team operations and maintain a reception and issuance tracker related to the construction materials. Report on daily basis to the reconstruction team based in Gaza Field Office.
• Convoys the trucks loaded with construction materials to the construction sites of the concrete factories. Undertakes random checks at the construction sites and factories to monitor the good handling and usage construction materials.
• Report any attempts from the contractor/ director of factories to misuse/misappropriate the construction materials by checking/verifying that the available stocks in situ and the quality of materials correspond to what was initially issued the day before.
• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Competencies

• Excellent communication and reporting skills; proven ability in establishing effective internal work relationships at all levels;
• Advanced skills in MS Office applications;
• Strong organizational capacities.

Education

Two years diploma in business and office practice, business administration, public administration, commerce, public works or related field. (civil engineering is considered as a related field)

Work Experience

At least 4 years of administrative work, preferably related in supply chain, business administration or public works operations. Technical background being an asset.

Languages

Good command of written and spoken English.

Assessment

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Special Notice

Conditions of service:
• Contract Type & Duration: Limited Duration Contract for 1 year; Extension is subject to funds availability, continuing need and satisfactory performance.
• Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary 980.90 US$; and monthly dependency allowance $18.65 and Group Medical Insurance GMI $12.00.
• Leave: 2.5 per month
• Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.

Desirable Qualifications:
Advanced training course in business, public works or supply chains and office practice.

Additional Information
• Possession of a valid driving license.
• Experience in construction material supply chain will be an asset

Equivalency:
When the minimum requirements are not fully met, Field Director for Field Area staff and Director of Human Resources for Headquarters Area staff, in consultation with the concerned supervisor may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.
NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination

General Information:

This vacancy notice is open to internal candidates on LDC and external candidates.

As an Area post, preference will be given to local candidates already based in the duty station of the post.

UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

N.B: The incumbents might be asked –when there is a need- to work on a part-time basis (not less than 50% of normal working hours).

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.

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