Senior Staff Counselor Vacancy- UN Jobs

Senior Staff Counselor, P-5
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 29 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 30 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-HRE-PMSS-424782-R-MULTIPLE D/S



Remuneration
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
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United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities
The core function of the Senior Staff Counselor is to co-ordinate the design, development, delivery and evaluation of staff counseling services for civilian field staff in the mission region. Under the direct supervision of the Director of mission support (DMS), in close collaboration with the medical officer and under the Technical Guidelines of Critical Incidents Stress Management Unit (CISMU), the Senior Staff Counselor will be responsible for, but not limited to, the performance of the following duties: Provide adequate Counseling Services within the mission area (e.g. overall assessment of the psychosocial needs of the staff members, development of the services, etc.); Provide supervision, guidance and leadership to other members of the counseling team; Perform individual assessments in the case of individual staff members experiencing difficulty coping and/or presenting mental health-related symptoms or syndromes; Advise the Chief of Civilian Personnel and other Personnel Officers, as necessary, on individual and / or group cases where an identified problem is likely to have professional, vocational and/or counseling effect (e.g. work-related problem due to a psychological problem, conflict resolution, need-oriented medication, etc); Advise Chiefs of Section, as necessary, or upon request, with the aim at improving the working atmosphere in their Section and resolving problems of a work-related or personal nature that adversely affect job performance and productivity; Perform critical incident stress defusing and/or debriefings (e.g. individual and/or group) whenever and wherever there is a need for it; Assure in conjunction with the Medical Services, a continuum of services (referral, short-term supportive intervention) to individual staff members who have HIV/AIDS or to those staff members suffering from other serious diseases or illnesses; Establish a link and liaise with the members of the Staff Welfare Committee and members in order to develop programmes designed to improve the quality of life of staff members within the mission area; Provide training sessions on stress and crisis management, conflict resolution and cultural sensitivity as needed; Monitor environmental factors that could lead to stress, with particular focus on stress related to critical incidents including emergency and crisis situations, with respect to civilian staff members of the mission and advice SMT and CMT on the appropriate measures; Develop, organize and implement a resilience building program for all staff. Liaise with National Mental health professionals and other Psych-medical resources.

Competencies
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be assessed against the following competencies: PROFESSIONALISM: Broad knowledge of all facets of the field of counseling and the ability to provide a confidential environment in which others can talk and act without fear or repercussions within a climate of established trust; Ability to effectively manage crisis situations which involve diverse actors and stakeholders. Coordinate and consult with other relevant specialist services in the Organization as per its cross-cutting functional scope which includes staff administration, Human Resources policy as well as Medical Services in respect of emergencies, support and related administrative functions; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective professional relationships with clients and counterparts with different national and cultural backgrounds; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations LEADERSHIP: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow: empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing. 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. COMMITMENT TO CONTINUOUS LEARNING: Committed to learn and keep abreast of new developments in the field of psychology; actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally and contributes to the learning of colleagues; shows willingness to learn from others and seeks feedback to learn and improve. JUDGEMENT/DECISION-MAKING: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary. BUILDING TRUST : Provides an environment in which others can talks and act without fear of repercussion; places confidence in colleagues, staff members and clients; treats sensitive or confidential information appropriately.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
An Advanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in clinical Psychology, Psychiatry or clinical sociology. Additional training or certification in a broad range of mental health related fields, such as alcohol/substance abuse, stress management, traumatic stress, cross-cultural communication or conflict resolution is required.

Work Experience
A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience is required, of which 5 years should be at the international level. Experience in the management and leading of teams of Mental Health programs at both National and international level is required. Experience in community mental health and or Organizational Intervention would be an asset.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English and/or French is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset and may be a requirement in a specific mission.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Chief Training Officer, Vacancy at the UN- Ugandans can apply

Chief Training Officer, P-4
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 29 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 30 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-HRE-PMSS-424789-R-MULTIPLE D/S


United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities
The Chief Training Officer is the primary advisor to the Head of Mission (HOM), Head of Military Component (HoMC), Head of Police Component (HoPC), and Director of Mission Support (DMS) on the design and implementation of peacekeeping training programmes to support mandate implementation. S/he collaborates with senior mission leaders in identifying special-to-mission individual or collective training requirements and ensuring that a comprehensive Mission Training Plan is developed, has the appropriate resources allocated, and is implemented. The Chief Training Officer is responsible for: a) Coordinating the preparation of an annual Mission Training Plan that addresses special-to-mission training needs and the priority strategic and job-specific and technical training priorities transmitted from Headquarters, while minimizing duplication; b) Ensuring that the Mission Training Plan is prepared in conjunction with other mission planning documents including the Mission Concept and the Results-Based Budget (RBB); c) Coordinating the preparation and implementation of the mission training budget in accordance with the Mission Training Plan, ensuring that resources are allocated appropriately so that training is cost-effective and has the maximum operational impact; d) Monitoring the implementation of the Mission Training Plan and regularly updating the mission Senior Management and ITS/DPET on implementation and constraints, including in relation to resourcing. Ensuring the periodic evaluation of mission-conducted training. The Chief IMTC manages and coordinates the work of all Training Officers and Training Focal Points in the mission to ensure that training and development activities are implemented in accordance with the Mission Training Plan and established standards. Depending upon the composition of the field mission, the IMTC may carry civilian, military, and United Nations police personnel and training functions.

Competencies
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be assessed against the following competencies: PROFESSIONALISM – Demonstrated knowledge of course design, development, and delivery to include classroom, distance learning, and practical training techniques; ability to manage and lead training teams; proven research, liaison, analytical and coordination skills to include the identification and promotion of training requirements; ability to conduct training evaluation; ability to prepare and implement budgets. Commitment to gender equality by encouraging equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations. PLANNING and ORGANIZING – Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. LEADERSHIP – Proven leadership ability and supervisory skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as both a team member and a team leader under stressful work and living conditions. Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts bv pursuing mutually agreeable solutions. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives into substantive work; commitment to the goal of achieving gender balance in staffing. TEAMWORK -– Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals, solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others;. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for gender and diversity. COMMUNICATION – Proven ability to write and speak concisely and clearly and to communicate effectively. Ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations on key issues by formulating positions, articulating options concisely, and making and defending recommendations. Listens to others; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced university degree (Masters degree or equivalent), preferably in training and development, management, public or business administration, or a related area such as education or social science. A relevant combination of academic qualifications and extensive professional experience in training and personal development may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience
At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in human resource development, adult learning or training. A minimum of 4 years in team leadership positions and experience in the practical delivery of training is essential. Experience working in a multi-cultural and/or international work environment and or a field mission is desirable. Experience in a United Nations peacekeeping mission is an advantage.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English or French. Knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Staff Counselor UN Jobs

Job Title: Staff Counselor, P-4
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 29 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 30 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-HRE-PMSS-424784-R-MULTIPLE D/S


United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the chief of mission support (CMS), in close cooperation with the medical officer and under the technical supervision and guidelines of Critical Incidents Stress Management Unit (UNDSS/CISMU), the Staff Counselor will be responsible for, but not limited to, the performance of the following duties: Provide adequate Counseling Services within the mission area (e.g. overall assessment of the psychosocial needs of the staff members, development of the services, etc.); Provide supervision, guidance and leadership to other members of the counseling team; Perform individual assessments in the case of individual staff members experiencing difficulty coping and/or presenting mental health-related symptoms or syndromes; Advise the Chief of Civilian Personnel and other Personnel Officers, as necessary, on individual and /or group cases where an identified problem is likely to have professional, vocational and/or counseling effect (e.g. work-related problem due to a psychological problem, conflict resolution, need-oriented medication, etc); Advise Chiefs of Section, as necessary, or upon request, with the aim at improving the working atmosphere in their Sections and resolving problems of a work-related or personal nature that adversely affect job performance and productivity; Perform Psychological first aid (e.g. individual and/or group) whenever and wherever there is a need for it; Assure in conjunction with the Medical Services, a continuum of services (referral, short-term supportive intervention) to those staff members suffering from serious or chronic diseases or illnesses or drug and alcohol use; Establish a link and liaise with the members of the Staff Welfare Committee and members in order to develop programmes designed to improve the quality of life of staff members within the mission area; Provide training sessions on stress and crisis management, conflict resolution and cultural sensitivity as needed; Monitor environmental factors that could lead to stress, with particular focus on stress related to critical incidents including emergency and crisis situations, with respect to civilian staff members of the mission; Develop, organize and implement a resilience building program for all staff. Liaise with National Mental health professionals and other Psych-medical resources

Competencies
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be assessed against the following competencies: PROFESSIONALISM: Broad knowledge of all facets of the field of counseling and the ability to provide a confidential environment in which others can talk and act without fear or repercussions within a climate of established trust; Ability to effectively manage crisis situations which involve diverse actors and stakeholders. Coordinate and consult with other relevant specialist services in the Organization as per its cross-cutting functional scope which includes staff administration, Human Resources policy as well as Medical Services in respect of emergencies, support and related administrative functions; 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 peace operations. LEADERSHIP: Serves as a role model that other people want to follow: empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing. CLIENT ORIENTATION: 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 and meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client. TEAMWORK: Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; places team agenda before personal agenda. JUDGEMENT/DECISION-MAKING: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
An Advanced University Degree (Masters or equivalent) in Clinical Psychology, Psychiatry or Clinical Sociology. Additional training or certification in a broad range of related fields, such as alcohol/substance abuse, stress management, Traumatic stress, cross-cultural communication or conflict resolution is also required.

Work Experience
A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience is required, of which 5 years should be at the international level. Experience in Employees Assistance Programme or Organizational Intervention is an asset.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English and/or French is required. Knowledge of another official UN language is an asset and may be a requirement.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Chief Procurement Officer Jobs at UN- Ugandans can apply

Chief Procurement Officer, P-5
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 30 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 31 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-PRO-PMSS-424799-R-MULTIPLE D/S

United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities
If you are a passionate and committed professional, capable of working in an intense, high tempo operational environment under hardship conditions and want to make a lasting difference for people emerging from conflict, we would like to hear from you. In a Field Mission, the Procurement Section is responsible for worldwide and regional acquisition of a broad range of goods and services involving multi-million dollar expenditure in support of the mission’s peacekeeping and peace-building operations. In carrying out this role, procurement staff work closely with program managers and clients/recipient sections and entities to ensure the timely acquisition and delivery of such goods and services. Within the limits of the delegated authority, the Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) is responsible for all matters relating to the timely purchase of goods and services for the mission. Specifically, the incumbent will: Direct, plan, develop and manage the procurement activities of a section involving multi-million dollar expenditure for worldwide procurement of a broad range of goods and services (e.g. electronic and information technology equipment and services, vehicles, fuel, medicines, foodstuffs, building maintenance and construction materials, office supplies, furniture, etc.), some which will be associated with highly complex contracts; Serve as principal expert and advisor to senior managers and officials of substantive units, providing authoritative technical and policy advice and support on all aspects and phases of the procurement cycle; Develop and disseminate best practices and ensure the highest levels of quality and accuracy of the section’s work; Ensure Acquisition Plans are in place in advance of the procurement cycle and ensure that the Plans are properly laid out in order to carry out successful procurement activities in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with all financial and procurement guidelines; Lead and direct a procurement work team; Plan and allocate work assignments; Coach, mentor, and evaluate staff; Participate in recruitment and selection of new staff and in the development of training programs; Analyse unusually complex and/or critical procurement proposals of significant financial or operational impact, determine appropriate strategy/approach to best serve institutional interests and ensure implementation, including the authorisation of exceptions to established rules, practices and procedures, as necessary; Direct, manage and conduct planning, solicitation, negotiation, and, if necessary, termination of contractual and procurement action; Authorise up to approved limit, or recommend authorisation of procurement contracts/purchase orders to the Contracts Committees; Develop and recommend strategy for the effective implementation of procurement policies, reforms and internal controls; Develop proposals on revisions to procurement policies and procedures; Represent the organization in key meetings with senior officials and government officials, and in negotiations with senior executives of commercial organisations for the purpose of concluding major contracts; Carry out programmatic/managerial tasks necessary for the functioning of the Unit/Section including budget preparation and staffing actions; Perform other duties as required.

Competencies
Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be assessed against the following competencies: Professionalism - In-depth knowledge of all facets of international procurement and contract principles and practice and ability to address broader issues of procurement in terms of impact at the program and institutional level; good working knowledge of contract law and expertise in handling complex procurement and contracting of a diverse range of goods and services; ability to develop procurement policies, procedures and new programs; ability to integrate technical knowledge with broader strategic and policy objectives; good working knowledge of INCOTERMS and international business practices; clear understanding of the best value for money concept and methodology; strong analytical skills; knowledge of and experience in cost analysis and evaluation techniques; good knowledge of quantitative methods to measure supplier capacity; ability to conduct market research (including market trends and pricing), excellent negotiating skills and ability to shape and influence agreements with requisitioning units and vendors; ability to apply technical expertise, independent judgment and discretion to resolve complex and/or sensitive issues; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations. Leadership - Strong managerial/leadership skills; proven record of building and managing teams and creating an enabling environment, including the ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff with sensitivity and respect for diversity; demonstrated ability to provide leadership and take responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives into substantive work; commitment to the goal of achieving gender balance in staffing. Vision – Demonstrated ability to develop, articulate and share strategic vision in managing procurement and contracting portfolios. Planning and Organizing - Demonstrated ability to coordinate and supervise the work of others, work to tight deadlines, juggle competing demands, handle multiple concurrent activities and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines. Communication - Excellent communication (oral and written) skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations to staff at all levels, both orally and in writing, and prepare a variety of written documents, contracts, reports, etc. in a clear, concise style. Accountability - Demonstrated ability and willingness to take ownership of specified and implied responsibilities; demonstrated mature and positive attitude toward duties, composure and ability to make timely and sound decisions under pressure.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce, Engineering, Law or related fields. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Additional study or training in accounting, law, or a recognised qualification in procurement is desirable.

Work Experience
At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in high volume Procurement operations is required including at least three years of supervisory experience. Proven experience of planning, managing and delivering complex procurement programs and services is required. Experience of working in public sector bodies and/or international organizations is desirable. Experience of peacekeeping or military logistics operations is desirable.

Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the advertised post, fluency in oral and written English is essential. Knowledge of French is desirable.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Current Jobs in UN- Ugandans can apply

UN Job Title: Transport Assistant, FS-4
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 29 Jul 2010
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-LOG-PMSS-424651-R-MULTIPLE D/S


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
High school diploma or equivalent. Technical training in Motor Vehicle Technician (National Technician Certificate or equivalent) is highly desirable. Valid national driving license is required.

Work Experience
At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in transport related functions. Experience working with a large fleet of vehicles and in a workshop is an advantage.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English or French; knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement. Fluency in the local language may be essential.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply for the job

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Logistics Officer Vacancy at UN

Job Title: Logistics Officer (Planning), P-4
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 01 Oct 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 01 Sep 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: United Nations Office to the African Union
DUTY STATION: Addis Ababa
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-LOG-UNOAU-424800-R-ADDIS ABABA

Competencies
Professionalism - Excellent knowledge and demonstrated effectiveness in developing logistics plans, policies, procedures and new programmes; demonstrated fiscal awareness and responsibility and good knowledge of UN and AU financial regulations and rules; ability to provide technical and procedural advice in a broad range of logistics areas; substantive experience and extensive knowledge of logistics polices, structure and strategy, including application of UN rules/regulations with emphasis on DFS logistics procedures and policies required; ability to advise on support services budget formulation, preparation of logistics reports, training schedules, and to conduct seminars/presentations to the AUC and its partners; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations. Communication - Excellent communication (spoken, written, and presentational) skills, including ability to present sensitive issues/positions and to write reports and justify logistics decisions. 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 - Excellent interpersonal skills and in order to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. High degree of personal initiative and willingness to accept wide responsibilities; ability to support and act in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not reflect own position. Willingness to place team agenda before personal agenda. Planning and Organizing - Demonstrated planning and organizational skills and ability to coordinate the work of others, work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities. Managerial ability to perform at the senior supervisory level often in difficult/demanding situations. Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities where necessary; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced University Degree (Masters Degree or equivalent) in business administration, logistics, transportation, engineering, or other relevant field. A first level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience in relevant fields may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University degree.

Work Experience
At least 7 years of progressively responsible United Nations experience at professional level both in the field missions and at UN Headquarters. Expertise in UN logistics, with extensive knowledge in policy, strategic planning, coordination of multifunctional logistics and project management is required. Experience in military logistics operations will be an asset.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Transport Officer, P-4 Vacancy- Jobs at UN

Job Title:Transport Officer, P-4
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 29 Jul 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-LOG-PMSS-424659-R-MULTIPLE D/S

Competencies
Professionalism – Demonstrates ability to manage diverse transport operations; ability to review alternative options and select most effective and cost efficient mode of transport; ability to provide leadership; strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach consensus; excellent knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to transport operations and related matters; demonstrates ability to complete in-depth analyses and to formulate conclusions/recommendations; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations. Communication – Excellent communication skills, including the ability to; produce detailed reports and presentations for a diverse costumer base including other UN departments, NGOs, contingents and intergovernmental agencies; handle a large volume of correspondence. Planning and Organizing – Ability to coordinate the work of others, work under pressure of tight and conflicting deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities. Teamwork – Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organisational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Managing Performance – Ability to manage, supervise, coach, and develop a team; ability to manage a wide range of equipment, manage budgets and demonstrate via cost-benefit analysis the most cost-effective method of providing transport capability.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in mechanical engineering, transportation, logistics, administration, management or related fields. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A valid national driving license is required.

Work Experience
At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations management. United Nations field experience is highly desirable. Member of an internationally recognized professional transportation association is an advantage.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English or French; knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement. Fluency in the local language may be essential.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

New UN Jobs- Ugandans can apply

UN Job Title: Chief Supply Officer, P-4
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 13 Aug 2010
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-LOG-PMSS-424634-R-MULTIPLE D/S


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) preferably in business administration, logistics or other relevant field. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience
At least 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the development, planning, management and support of international commercial supply operations, military or peacekeeping field missions is required. At least two years of supervisory experience is required. Extensive experience in managing major projects and procurement of global service contracts is required.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English; knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement. Fluency in the local language may be essential.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

New Jobs at UN- Transport Officer Vacancy

Job Title: Transport Officer, P-3
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 29 Jul 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-LOG-PMSS-424657-R-MULTIPLE D/S

Competencies
Professionalism – Demonstrates ability to manage diverse transport operations; ability to review alternative options and select most effective and cost efficient mode of transport; ability to provide leadership, strong negotiating skills and ability to influence others to reach consensus; excellent knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to transport operations and related matters; demonstrates ability to complete in-depth analyses and to formulate conclusions/recommendations. Communications – Excellent communication skills, including the ability to produce detailed reports and presentations for a diverse costumer base including other UN departments, NGOs, contingents and intergovernmental agencies, coordinate a large volume of correspondence. Planning and Organising – Ability to coordinate the work of others, work under pressure of tight and conflicting deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/activities. Teamwork – Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to operate effectively across organisational boundaries, ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Managing – Ability to manage, supervise, coach, and develop a team. Ability to manage a wide range of equipment, manage budgets and demonstrate via cost-benefit analysis the most cost-effective method of providing transport capability. Other – Ability to operate independently in austere environment for protracted periods and willingness to transfer to other missions as required.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced University degree (Masters or equivalent) in the field of mechanical engineering, transportation, logistics, administration or management with a specialisation in transport or logistics management or other relevant field. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in transport operations may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Hold a valid national driving license.

Work Experience
At least five years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations management. United Nations field experience is highly desirable. Membership in an internationally recognized professional transportation association is an advantage.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English or French; knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement. Fluency in the local language may be essential.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Supply Officer Vacancy at UN

Job Title: Supply Officer, P-3
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 13 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-LOG-PMSS-424632-R-MULTIPLE D/S

Competencies
Professionalism: A comprehensive grasp of supply operations and practices; ability to specify business rules in the specific supply area; ability to operate independently in an austere environment for protracted periods; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations. Planning and Organizing: Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor work plans, juggle competing demands and work to tight deadlines. Judgment/Decision-making: Sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a range of issues/problems; ability to identify key issues in complex situations and come to a solution quickly. Technological Awareness: Ability to operate databases, project management software and develop spreadsheets and complex text documents. Communication: Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively, including ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations by clearly formulating positions on issues, articulating options concisely conveying maximum necessary information, making and defending recommendations. Teamwork: Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) preferably in business administration, logistics, food technology, petroleum studies or other relevant field. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience
At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in supply chain management, food or fuel operations experience in an international (multi-national) commercial, military or peacekeeping environment. At least 2 years experience of direct warehouse management experience or management of large scale supply commodity procurement or contract administration or food operations or fuel operations is required.

Languages
Fluency in written and spoken English or French; knowledge of a second UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement. Fluency in the local language may be essential.

Other Skills

The United Nations shall place 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. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Contract Management Officer Job at UN

Job Title: Contract Management Officer, P-3
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 11 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 12 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-LOG-PMSS-424746-R-MULTIPLE D/S

Competencies
Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be assessed against the following competencies:- Professionalism: Demonstrated knowledge in the field of contract and project management, including knowledge of quality assurance and complex supply/distribution contracts; Practical knowledge of management of supply and service contracts in a field/decentralized operation; demonstrated fiscal awareness and responsibility and the ability to ensure adherence to the UN financial rules and regulations; ability to develop, maintain and supervise management control systems; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of peace operations; Planning and Organizing – Demonstrated ability to coordinate and supervise the work of others, work to tight deadlines, juggle competing demands, handle multiple concurrent activities and work under pressure of frequent and tight deadlines. Communication - Excellent communication (oral and written) skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations to staff at all levels, both orally and in writing, and prepare a variety of written documents, contracts, reports, etc. in a clear, concise style; Judgement/Decision-Making - Proven ability to grasp complex concepts; strong analytical skills; ability to apply technical expertise, independent judgment and discretion to resolve complex and/or sensitive issues; Client Orientation – ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients; ability to identify clients' needs and match them to appropriate solutions; strong negotiating skills and the ability to influence others to reach agreement.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Business Administration, Commerce, Law or related field. A first level university degree in these disciplines and extensive experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Additional study or training in law, or a recognised qualification/certification in contract management is desirable.

Work Experience
At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in contract management or administration of large scale goods and/or services contracts is required. Experience in managing support services of international peacekeeping or military logistics operations or multinational corporate experience is desirable.

Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the advertised post, fluency in written and spoken English is required. Knowledge of a second UN language is desirable.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

More UN Jobs- Chief of Mission Support

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 26 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 12 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-ADM-PMSS-424738-R-MULTIPLE D/S

Competencies
Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be assessed against the following competencies: Professionalism - Knowledge of administrative, budgetary, financial, logistical, procurement and human resources policies and procedures. Ability to provide specialized advice on a broad range of administrative issues to the Head of Office/Mission, and to Headquarters and Office/Mission senior staff. Ability to ensure adequate preparation of reports or rationale with respect to key logistic and administrative decisions. 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. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. Leadership - Serves as a role model that other people want to follow: empowers others to translate vision into results; is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives; establishes and maintains relationships with a broad range of people to understand needs and gain support; anticipates and resolves conflicts by pursuing mutually agreeable solutions; drives for change and improvements; does not accept the status quo; shows the courage to take unpopular stands. Provides leadership and takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work; demonstrates knowledge of strategies and commitment to the goal of gender balance in staffing. Vision - Identifies strategic issues, opportunities and risks; clearly communicates links between the Organization’s strategy and the work unit’s goals; generates and communicates broad and compelling organizational direction, inspiring others to pursue that same direction; conveys enthusiasm about future possibilities. Managing Performance - Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and decision-making authority; makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member; accurately judges the amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches task to skills; monitors progress against milestones and deadlines; regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff; encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative; actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff; appraises performance fairly. Judgment/Decision-making - Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly; gathers relevant information before making a decision; considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them; takes decisions with an eye to the impact on others and on the Organization; proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information; checks assumptions against facts; determines the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision; makes tough decisions when necessary. 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.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

UN Jobs for Ugandans

Job Title: Reporting Officer
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 29 Sep 2010
DATE OF ISSUANCE: 30 Aug 2010
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION: Multiple D/S
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 10-ADM-PMSS-424793-R-MULTIPLE D/S

Competencies
Competencies
Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be assessed against the following competencies:

PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge and understanding of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to conduct and discipline.

Ability to deal with confidential subject matter. Demonstrated professional competence in assignments held to date. Sound knowledge and practical application of theories, concepts and standard methodologies of data management and analysis, including experience in data management, data mining and data analysis using a variety of database and reporting tools. Experience in assembling information and drafting reports.

Analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and under pressure.

Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. PLANNING and ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

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. TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS: Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills. Experience in data management, data mining and data analysis using a variety of database and reporting tools.

Knowledge in building reports and experience with business intelligence tools. 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.



QUALIFICATIONS

Education
A first-level university degree in the field of social sciences, computer and information sciences, statistics, public or business administration or human resources management.

Work Experience
At least five years of progressively responsible experience with a focus on reporting, research or information management is essential. Experience in data management including databases is required. UN peacekeeping mission experience or any other international field experience is desirable.

Languages
Fluency in spoken and written English or French is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage.

How to apply

All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2006/3 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to “My UN” page and check the status of your application by clicking on “View Application History”, and resubmit the application, if necessary.

To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reports to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

E-mail: staffing@un.org,

Fax: 1-212-963-2800

Job Vacancies in Uganda for Accountants

Job Title: Account Business Manager
REPORT TO: Director - Outsourcing
Location: Kampala
Country: Uganda
Job Description (Duties):

SUMMARY OF DETAILS:

Within the Outsourcing department, NFT Consults potential and existing clients have been identified and segmented into 5 distinctive business sectors that include Oil & Gas, Financial, ICT, Utilities and Industrial Sector.

Reporting to the Director of Outsourcing, the Account Business Manager (ABM) role is vital to the continued success of the Company and requires an individual capable of a high degree of autonomy in managing the Business unit.

The ABM is responsible for the business development and management of the client, subordinates and workload within that business sector.They need to have a thorough understanding of their clients' short and long term goals and how that relates with NFT's existing and potential business.

They act as the client's point of contact on all business strategic proposals, partnerships and contract management.

They are also responsible for the development and management of all staff that report directly to them.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

EXTERNAL CUSTOMER:

Identify business development opportunities within existing relationships as well as identifying target customers within their business sector.
Thoroughly understand and execute the contract between NFT and the clients and are responsible for compliance on client deliverables, reviewing all major deliverables to ensure timely completions, quality standards and set proper client expectations. Owns the contract and take responsibility for its renewal.
Lynch pin that holds projects together from pitch to implementation and evaluation.
Responsible for all client activity from initial inquiry , identifying and ascertaining the client's needs, developing proposal, budget allocation, resource planning, contract development and negotiations.
As the primary point of contact for the client, they are the coordinator between NFT and the client required to streamline our business operations in-line with our clients' business operations, provide technical support, ensure that the client needs are met in a way that improves customer satisfaction and increases profitability to NFT.
Represent NFT at the client, conferences, workshops and seminars. They may be required to to give presentations so that clients receive maximum benefit from our services, introduce new services, answer customer service queries and resolve related to the operation of the contract and functions such as billing, account reconciliations and payments.
Maintain relationships with the clients' senior management through regular meetings and networking.
Engaging clients in such a way that they feel valued and confident that they can deliver quality and reliable service.
Foresee service opportunities for existing and potential clients where the client may not have initiated the service requirement.
Participate in decision making and problem solving when a client is faced with a challenge.
Monitoring the timely completion of tasks and preparation of all deliverables.
Managing risk and escalating issues to senior management where necessary.
Presentation of proposals to NFT Management or client where required.
Providing reports and updates to the client and NFT management in a timely manner.

INTERNAL CUSTOMER:

Working with the management team, the position also contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies, policies and practices.
Ensures that all processes and procedures are completed, quality standards are met, and that the business is profitable.
Engaging staff in the delivery of a quality and reliable service.
Interact with various department, providing input that is used to create sales proposals, improve services and streamline business business position.
Responsible for drafting and obtain a thorough understanding of the clients' contract while maintain NFT's strategic position.
Thoroughly understand the CRM's roles and responsibilities, make suggestion to changes where necessary as its suitable for the servicing of their respective clients.
Supervise, mentor and plan assignments and coordinated the daily activities of the CRMs as well as manage their performance.
Responsible for new employee orientation and handling all HR related issues for the employees within their business unit.
Provide senior management with weekly feedback reports as regards to the contract, potential business, strategic partnership, CRM activities and performance.
Meet with the CRMs on a periodic basis to address and resolve any requirements or problems that might arise.
Arrange and co-ordinate employee schedules, events, meetings and provide contact support.
Co-ordinate disciplinary procedures and enforcing disciplinary action where required.
Oversee the accuracy in reconciliation, timely invoicing and follow-up on payments.
Implementing cost saving initiatives and staff resources assignment.
Thoroughly understand and utilize the NFT core values in all your day-to-day and dealing with both your internal and external customers.





Necessary Qualifications:

SKILLS REQUIRED

Minimum 2 year management experience with proven account/project management skills required in order to create, maintain and enhance customer relationships.
Highly motivated, with strong management and project management skills including time and task management with the Technical competency that gives them the ability to manage multiple and conflicting requests.
Flexible, Goal oriented, Persistent with the ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with minimum direction and supervision.
Have rigorous practices around management of plans, commitments and working under pressure with a high degree of numeracy, literacy, initiative and extremely detail oriented.
Strong written, negotiation, communication and facilitation skills.
Strong problem solving and decision-making skills – Identifying and analyzing issues and problems proactively, developing solutions and using judge's to make sound and dependable decisions.
Integrity – A team player with high levels of commitment, flexibility and personal integrity.

ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Ability to interact at all levels in the clients organization and NFT.
Strong cross-functional leadership experience or capability.
Ability to drive change and make critical decisions.
Ability to drive process improvements manage multiple accounts and implement industry best practices.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in HR management or business related field or equivalent 2-4 yrs related work experience in business account / project management.

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Experience in using Microsoft windows and office applications including word, excel and powerpoint




How to Apply:

If interested, please submit in person a typed up-to-date CV and application letter with copies of your academic papers

NFT Consult - Uganda

Kisozi Complex, Plot 6/8 Kyaggwe Road, Nakasero

Tel: +256 0414237904 / 24 , 0312266904

If applying online, please send an email to inquiries@nftconsult.com.

Attach your CV and application letter ONLY, please merge them into ONE file in MS word or PDF format.

DO NOT attach scanned academic papers or documents when applying online.

Ask us about our CV Banking services.

Deadline: 20/9/2010

American Embassy Jobs- Vacancy for Media Program Assistant

Job Title: Media Program Assistant; FP-7; FSN-7

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Number: 114/2010 Date: 09/03/2010

OPEN TO: All Interested Candidates
POSITION: Media Program Assistant; FP-7; FSN-7
OPENING DATE: September 03, 2010
CLOSING DATE: September 16, 2010
WORK HOURS: Full-time; 40 hours/week
ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT (OR) APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PERMITS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
The U.S. Embassy is seeking for one individual for the position of Media Program Assistant in the Public Diplomacy Section.

BASIC FUNCTION OF POSITION
The incumbent serves as an advisor to the PAO and Information Assistant, assisting the Information Assistant in planning, developing, scheduling and administering a country-wide media program to promote wider exposure to and understanding of U.S. foreign policy among key audiences in Uganda. The Media Program Assistant has responsibility for monitoring of media content and maintaining relations with media houses. The incumbent also supports the public diplomacy program activities and initiatives of the other PD units, and other Mission sections. The incumbent serves as back up to the Information Assistant.
A copy of the complete position description listing all duties and responsibilities is available on www.kampala.usembassy.gov .

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
NOTE: All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item.

1. Education required: University Degree in Social Sciences, Journalism, or Broadcasting is required
2. Work Experience: Three years of progressive work experience in journalism, broadcasting or public relations related work with a private or public organization is required.
3. Language Requirement: Level IV (fluent) English speaking and writing ability is required.
4. Knowledge: Working knowledge and /or familiarity with the local media community and civil society is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in the use of personal computers (Microsoft programs) is required. Ability to exercise initiative, resourcefulness in obtaining information, drafting concise reports in English, develop and maintain contacts with various media and civil societies or institutions is required

SELECTION PROCESS

When equally qualified, US Citizen Eligible Family Members (USEFMs) and U.S. Veterans are given preference. Therefore, it is essential that the candidate specifically address the required qualifications above in the application.

ADDITIONAL SELECTION CRITERIA

1. Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and visa status in determining successful candidacy.

2. Current employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply.

3. Current Ordinarily Resident employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report are not eligible to apply.

4. Currently employed US Citizen EFMs who hold a Family Member Appointment (FMA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their appointment.

5. Currently employed NORs hired under a Personal Services Agreement (PSA) are ineligible to apply for advertised positions within the first 90 calendar days of their employment unless currently hired into a position with a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested candidates for this position must submit the following for consideration of the application:

1. Universal Application for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174); or

2. A combination of both; i.e. Sections 1-24 of the UAE along with a listing of the applicants work experience attached as a separate sheet; or

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information found on the UAE (see section 3A below for more information); plus

4. Candidates who claim US Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application. Candidates who claim conditional US Veterans preference must submit documentation confirming eligibility for a conditional preference in hiring with their application.

5. Any other documentation (e.g. essays, certificates, awards) that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed above.

3A. If an applicant is submitting a resume or curriculum vitae, s/he must provide the following information equal to what is found on the UAE.

Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application.

A. Position Title
B. Position Grade
C. Vacancy Announcement Number (if known)
D. Dates Available for work
E. First, Middle, & Last Names as well as any other names used
F. Date and Place of Birth
G. Current Address, Day, Evening, and Cell phone numbers
H. U.S. Citizenship Status (Yes or No) & status of permanent U.S. Resident (Yes or No; If yes, provide number)
I. U.S. Social Security Number and/or Identification No.
J. Eligibility to work in the country (Yes or No)
K. Special Accommodations the Mission needs to provide
L. If applying for position that includes driving a U.S. Government vehicle, Driver's License Class/Type
M. Days available to work
N. List any relatives or members of your household that work for the U.S. Government (include their name, Relationship, & Agency, Position, Location)
O. U.S. Eligible Family Member and Veterans Hiring Preference
P. Education
Q. License, Skills, Training, Membership, & Recognition
R. Language Skills
S. Work Experience
T. Reference

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO
Human Resources Office
Plot 1577 Nsambya Road
P. O. Box 7007, Kampala
Telephone: 0414-259-791/5
By Fax:
0414-341-863
Or by e-mail:
KampalaHR@state.gov

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