Job Opening

Department/Office: United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station: NAQOURA
Posting Period: 21 December 2017 - 19 January 2018
Job Opening Number: 17-Transportation-UNIFIL-89849-R-Naqoura (M)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

These positions are located in Movement Control Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Naqoura. The incumbents will report to Movement Control Officer or his/her designate


Receive customer requests, through Movement of Personnel (E-MOP) and Cargo Movement Request (E-CMR) Forms, for transportation of passengers and cargo for air/ground transportation.
•Receive cargo from different sections, arrange for transportation and follow up till final destination/delivery.
•Coordinate transportation of cargo by air and/or road with Air Operations and LogCoy (logistic company) respectively.
•Ensure proper and safe storage of inbound and outbound cargo.
•Ensure proper packing and marking of cargo items, including dangerous goods.
•Inform appropriate consignees on delivery of items.
•Provide technical advice and guidance to personnel involved in cargo movements.
•Compile and maintain cargo statistics related to air/ground/sea movements.
•Coordinate work of ground handling agencies at the airport.
•Prepare passenger/cargo manifest and ensure its distribution to all concerned parties.
•Facilitate embarkation/disembarkation of passengers and loading/unloading of cargo being transported by air, sea and road.
•Ensure that loading of the aircraft is conducted in accordance to the published daily schedule and cargo manifest. Check in passengers against passenger manifest, issue boarding passes and organize passengers transfer to/from aircraft.
•Brief passengers on schedules, routes, timing and safety requirements.
•Facilitate immigration and customs formalities for passengers.
•Ensure that passengers’ baggage is correctly weighed, manifested and loaded into the aircraft.
•Ensure the General Release from Liability form (waiver) for non-UN passengers is in place and retained before boarding.
•Ensure established procedures are in place and aviation safety regulations are followed.
•Provide assistance to VIP passengers, as required.
•Perform the flight monitor duties or other duties as required.


Professionalism: Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets and database. Shows pride in work and in 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. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
•Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
•Teamwork: 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.


High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional technical/vocational qualifications in logistics, transportation or management is desirable. Valid national driving license is required.

Work Experience

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in aviation, movement control related services or general experience in the field of transport is required. Experience working at a UN field mission or UN Agencies is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English, (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.


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

Special Notice

Recruitment against these two positions are on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under ‘attachments” of your application in Inspira.

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, including but not limited to, respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to, whether they have committed or are alleged to have committed criminal offences or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

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.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the At-a-Glance on "The Application Process" and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The screening and 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, including but not limited to, their education, work experience, and language skills, according to the instructions provided on inspira. Applicants will be disqualified from consideration if they do not demonstrate in their application that they meet the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations. Applicants are solely responsible for providing complete and accurate information at the time of application: 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 a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

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