UN Telecoms Operator Job Careers – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:      Telecoms Operator
Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10026828
Vacancy Notice: 30/2016
Duty Station: Arua, Uganda
Post Grade: GL4
About UNHCR:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Distributes incoming cables, messages, and
    other communication in accordance with established instructions;
  • Ensures that all communications handed to
    him/her for transmission are properly prepared and authorized and promptly
  • Selects the most efficient and economic
    means for the transmission of messages, taking into consideration the
    nature and priority of communications to be transmitted;
  • Maintains a station log where all
    occurrences related to the operation of the telecommunication equipment
    are entered;
  • Ensures that no unauthorised
    communications are exchanged on the network;
  • Ensures that all the equipment placed
    under his/her responsibility is maintained in good working condition;
  • Supports new staff members in the proper
    operation of telecommunication equipment;
  • Performs secretarial functions, such as
    handling paper work on routine, matters, arranges appointment/meetings
    both internally and externally, screening telephone calls, types a wide
    variety of materials from drafts, printed text, using a word processor.
  • May assist in making Travel arrangements. 
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Telecoms Operator job placement should have completed secondary
    education with training or Certificate in radio/telecommunications.
  • At least two years previous job experience
  • English language is essential for the work
    of the post.
  • Good knowledge of another UN language and
    of Aringa is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 4th
January, 2017

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