Job Opening

Posting Title: Trades Instructor-Auto Electrician, Gaza Field Office, 11
Job Code Title: Trades Instructor-Auto Electrician
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: GAZA
Posting Period: 11 January 2022 - 25 January 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Education-UNRWA-171847-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 Deputy Principal Training Centre and Chief, Vocational Training Instructor through the appropriate Senior Instructor.

Responsibilities

In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures is responsible for teaching the subject of specialization to vocational (training) trainees and in particular:

• Organizes and develops the subject of specialization.
• Co ordinates the teaching of the subject with subjects taught by other instructors.
• Ensures the proper implementation of the subject syllabus and the evaluation of its effectiveness under the direction of the supervisors concerned.
• Maintains records and control of different supplies of the section and for the care and proper utilization of the facilities and equipment.
• Participates in co curricular activities in the Centre and in different summer courses when required.
• Participates with other staff members in maintaining order and discipline in the Centre.
• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.

Competencies

UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default.

Education

• Successful completion of full Secondary Education.
• A post-secondary Technical Course of two years duration in auto electrician or any other courses related to the trade to be taught.

Work Experience

Trade Instructor “C” Grade 09
• No Experience is required

Trade Instructor “B” Grade 10
• At least three years’ experience of satisfactory service as an instructor ‘C’ in the trade to the taught, plus one year work experience in the trade, or in a related technical function.

Trade Instructor “A” Grade 11
• At least six years’ experience including two years’ work experience in the trade, or in a related technical function and two years teaching experience.

Languages

Good command of spoken and written English and Arabic.

Assessment

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

Special Notice

Conditions of service:
• Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary (Grade 09 $959.80, Grade 10 $1,050.20, Grade 11 $1,164.30); and monthly dependency allowance up to $123.25.
• Contract Duration: Three years including 1 year probation period.
• Leave: 36 days of annual leave for staff attending UNRWA duty stations with six-day working week. 30 days of annual leave for staff attending UNRWA duty stations with five-day working week.
• Pension: Provident Fund contribution (15.2% of basic salary paid by the Agency)
• Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.

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 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.

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.

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