Job Opening

Department/Office: United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
Duty Station: Juba
Posting Period: 05 May 2022 - 03 June 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Transportation-UNMISS-179998-R- (M)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the Movement Control Section of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Juba. The incumbent will report to the Movement Control Officer in Juba or his/her designate.


Under the supervision of Movement Control Officer, the incumbent shall perform the following duties:

• Receives and registers cargo movement requests for air/ground transportation.
• Receives supplies from different sections, arranges for transportation and follows-up from delivery to destination.
• Completes cargo manifests and other documentation.
• Arranges customs clearance and related documentation.
• Lifts and carries cargo as required, and ensures cargo (including dangerous cargo) is loaded in accordance with
• International Regulations.
• Informs appropriate consignees on delivery of items.
• Boards and deplanes passengers, while remaining aware of safety procedures standards with respect to aircraft
• refueling, use of cell phones and approaching aircraft.
• Checks-in passengers to include manifest confirmation/amendments, baggage identification and weighing, distribution
• of boarding passes.
• Assists with airfield and air terminal security by ensuring that all passenger baggage or property are scanned and
• accounted for at the time of check-in, the air passengers remain in designated areas while at the air terminal and all
• incidents or potential safety or security matters are reported in a timely manner.
• Fulfils the duties of a passenger baggage handler by retrieving or placing passenger baggage on aircraft, assists in the
• transfer of baggage to the terminal area and follows-up on misplaced or damage of baggage.
• Prepares and processes monthly attendance records, MOPs/Waivers, leave request, F.10 claims, CMRs, e-job supply
• request and other documentation as required.
• Prepares, compiles and maintains the monthly detachment passenger and cargo statistics related to air/ground
• movements.
• Tracks and traces missing cargo and baggage.
• Drives vehicles at the airfield in keeping with appropriate licenses.
• Prepares, processes and follows-up on administrative arrangements with respect to staff official travel.
• Maintains Unit files as required (both in hard and soft copies), administrative instruction and other related
• documentation.
• Provides general office support services such as drafting routine correspondence and the distribution to various
• officials.
• Performs other duties as and when required by the supervisor.

Important note: The post requires the incumbent to work shifts or alternate schedules which will include weekends and evenings.


Shows pride in work and 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.

Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client Orientation:
Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Work Experience

At least three (3) years of relevant experience in movement control services, logistics, travel or administration or related field is required.


Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of languages spoken in South Sudan is desirable.


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

Special Notice

This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment.

Qualified women that meet the requirements of this job opening are particularly encouraged to apply and will be given full consideration in accordance with the United Nations efforts to increase women participation in its workforce.

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.

The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.

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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