UNDP recrute 01 Radio operations Support
Ville, Pays: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Niveau d’études minimum réquis: Inférieur au Bac
Expériences professionnelles demandées: 1 an
Date limite de dépôt de dossier: 18-10-2017
Email de réception des candidatures : Non précisé
Détails de l’offre:
Agency:Dept of Safety and Security
Title:Radio operations Support
Practice Area – Job Family:Peace Building – SECURITY
Vacancy End Date:(Midnight New York, USA)18/10/2017
Time Left:13d 13h 42m
Duty Station:Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Education & Work Experience:D-Some College – 1 year(s) experience
Desired::English, Kiswahili, Swahili
Vacancy Type:Service Contract (SC)
Posting Type:Common System
Contract Duration:1 year
The UN in Tanzania employs over 1,000 personnel countrywide. For these personnel to communicate, radio communications is still utilized (HF&VHF). There is a radio network now in place throughout the country and Kibondo is part of this network. The UN in Kibondo is presently assisting refugees from Burundi and will be doing so for the near future. For the UN in Kibondo to work efficiently, effectively and safely, 24/7 radio communications is necessary.
The Tanzania radio network is a mandatory and long-term security risk mitigation measure and is part of the baseline Minimum Operating Security Standard (MOSS). The network is a part of the Emergency Communications System (ECS) and is under the accountability of the Designated Official (DO) and the UN Security Advisor (SA). This particular position in Kibondo is under the direct supervision of the Head of Sub-office, UNHCR, Kibondo.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for monitoring all radio communications, including tracking of UN vehicles and staff movement, to ensure efficient, 24-hour coverage of telecommunications services;
Implement the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Emergency Telecommunications in Tanzania;
Conduct regular radio checks and keep track of participation, filing weekly compliance reports;
Assist communicating the implementation of the Country Security Plan and activation of agency based warden systems;
Receive calls and security incident reports from UN personnel and assist staff in the initial phase of an incident, while ensuring the information gets to a UNHCR/UNDSS office emergency response;
Disseminate security related information to staff, and facilitate accurate, efficient and concise communication and information flow;
Support the Radio Operator Supervisor user training on telecommunications equipment and SOPs including Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) requirements, to ensure effective use of telecommunications equipment;
Maintain all radio equipment in excellent operating condition and report to the Radio Operator Supervisor all events or circumstances that might limit connectivity or in any way impact on UN telecommunications;
Create and maintain databases (e.g. lists of call signs, inventory, addresses, telephone numbers, wardens, etc.), to ensure accurate information is available at all times;
Follow established emergency response processes and procedures, to ensure prompt assistance in case of emergencies;
Any other telecommunications-related duties as tasked by the Supervisor or by the UNDSS Security Advisor/Deputy Security Advisor.
Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the project
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Treats all people fairly and without favouritism
Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting
Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback
Promotes a learning environment; facilitates the development of individual and team competencies.
Knowledge Management and Learning:
Shares knowledge and experience and actively works towards continuing personal learning and development
Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office
Leadership and self-management;
Planning and Organizing;
High stress resistance and multi-tasking capacity;
Excellent oral communication skills;
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary Education, Certificate in Radio operating field is desirable and university degree in related field is an asset
Minimum 1 year, UN, NGO or Government experience required;
Good geographic knowledge of the country, past travel experience in Tanzania is an asset;
Excellent inter-personal and oral communication skills;
Excellent computer literacy and skills (word, excel, data base and internet);
Experience in the use of basic GIS applications such as Google Maps, Google Earth and use of GPS devices would be an asset;
Ability to work with minimum supervision, with efficiency, competency and integrity.
Proficiency in written and oral English is essential.
Knowledge of a second UN language is desirable. Knowledge of the local language essential.
Important applicant information
All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.
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