United Nations UN MINUSCA Career Jobs – Movement Control (MovCon) Assistant

Organization: United Nations
Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African
Republic (MINUSCA)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Grade: FS4
Job Opening Number: MINUSCA-2015-NPO-MED-021
Report to: Senior Movement
Control Assistant or Movement Control Officer
The Security Council established the United Nations Multidimensional
Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) by
its resolution 2149 (2104) of 10 April 2014 and requested the Secretary-General
to subsume BINUCA in the new mission as of the date of the adoption of that
resolution.  It further requested the
Secretary-General to ensure a seamless transition from BINUCA to MINUSCA.
Acting under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the
Security Council authorized MINUSCA to take all necessary means to carry out
its mandate, within its capabilities and its areas of deployment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Within delegated authority, the Movement Control Assistant FS4 will perform the
following duties:
  • Oversees the receiving and shipping of
    cargo to ensure that quantities, destination, and routing are correct.
  • Ascertains that the paperwork is correct
    and the items are loaded safely and correctly.
  • Ensures that aircraft are loaded in
    accordance with passenger and cargo load plans.
  • Ensures that incoming luggage/cargo is
    handed over to the respective passenger and/or delivered in accordance
    with the manifest.
  • Informs passengers of aviation safety
    requirements prior to embarkation.
  • Works closely with local authorities for
    custom and immigration issues.
  • Actively coordinates with Air Operations Centre,
    Tower, Ramp Controllers and Aviation Safety personnel at the airport.
  • Compiles manifests.
  • Provides flight schedules, route and
    timing information.
  • Ensures that dangerous goods are
    transported in accordance with the applicable international Dangerous
    Goods Regulations.
  • Intuitively monitors the movement of
    cargo, records and maintains all relevant details related thereto.
  • Records passenger and cargo statistics.
  • Manages passenger clerks and cargo
    handlers to ensure that all movements of personnel, goods and equipment
    are carried out in accordance with UN rules, regulations and safety
  • Supports in the preparation of cost
    estimates and budgets related to movements and in the verification and
    processing of movement-related invoices.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The applicant must have completed high
    school or hold an equivalent diploma. Technical or vocational certificate
    in movement control, multi-modal transportation, airline operations,
    logistics management or a related field is desirable.
  • The candidate for the United Nations
    MINUSCA opportunity should possess at least six years of progressively
    responsible experience in movement control, freight  forwarding, airline operations,
    logistics management or a related field.
Languages: English and French are the working languages of the
United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in oral and
written English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.
Personal Competencies:
  • Professionalism: Good knowledge of all forms of transport.
    Thorough knowledge of movement control related processing and safety
    requirements; knowledge of aviation safety and UN rules, regulations and
    procedures; ability to work independently in managing difficult and time
    sensitive situations as well as conflicting priorities; proven analytical and
    evaluative skills. 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.
  • 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.
  • Planning & 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.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central
African Republic (MINUSCA) in the aforementioned capacity express their
interest by sending the following documents;
  • An Updated CV
  • The United Nations Personal History Form
    (P-11), download here
  • Academic certificates and High School
  • Birth Certificate – if not, a combination
    of (i) Assessment of Age and National ID Card (the Assessment of Age on
    its own isn’t acceptable)
  • Three letters of reference from former
    employers or academic instructors for external candidates.
  • Internal candidates must submit two of the
    most recent performance evaluations (EPAS)

All the above completed documents should be sent via E-mail to:
minusca-recruitmentNTL@un.org. Please label the subject of your E-mail as VA
Deadline: 8th May, 2015

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