UN Movement Control Assistant Career Jobs – United Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO)

Job Title:                Movement Control Assistant
Organization: United
Nations Organisation Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Job Opening Number: ESB/GJO/LL/001/01-2018
Reports to: Regional
Movement Control Officer
Job Grade: GS-4
About US:
Following the signing of the
Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement in July 1999 between the Democratic Republic of the
Congo (DRC) and five regional States (Angola, Namibia, Rwanda, Uganda and
Zimbabwe) in July 1999, the Security Council established the United Nations
Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) by its
resolution 1279 of 30 November 1999, initially to plan for the observation of
the ceasefire and disengagement of forces and maintain liaison with all parties
to the Ceasefire Agreement. Later in a series of resolutions, the Council
expanded the mandate of MONUC to the supervision of the implementation of the
Ceasefire Agreement and assigned multiple related additional tasks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Cargo Warehouse duties:
  • The
    Movement Control Assistant receives and registers cargo movement requests
    for air/ground transportation.
  • Prepares
    and completes cargo manifests and any other related documentation.
  • Makes
    arrangement for customs clearance and related documentation.
  • Lifts
    and carries cargo as required, and ensures it (including dangerous goods)
    is loaded in accordance with the International Regulation.
  • Informs
    appropriate consignees in due time on delivery of shipments.
  • Keenly
    tracks and traces missing cargo and provide with adequate feedback.
Passenger booking duties:
  • Receives
    and ensures the movements of personnel (MOP’s) are received within the
    required period and that they are all electronically prepared.
  • Ensure
    all passengers (as far as possible) are aware of the check in times or
    changes to flights and minimize flight delays by ensuring that the
    check-in counters are opened and closed on time.
  • Check-in
    passenger to include manifest confirmation/amendments, baggage
    identification and weighing distribution of boarding passes.
  • Boards
    and deplanes passengers in accordance with the safety procedures standards
    in respect of refueling, use of mobile phone and approaching f aircraft.
  • Ensures
    that all passengers, their baggage or property are scanned and accounted
    for at the time of check-in.
  • Fulfils
    the duties of baggage handler by retrieving or loading the baggage into
    the aircraft, transferring of luggage to the terminal area, and follows-up
    on misplaced or any damaged baggage.
  • Assist
    in coordination of troop rotations and military deployment/ re-deployment.
Support and Planning duties:
  • Prepares
    and process monthly attendance records, MOPs/Waivers, leave requests, F.10
    claims, Cargo Movement Requests (CMRs), e-job supply requests and other
    documentation as required.
  • Prepares,
    compiles and maintains the monthly passenger and cargo statistics related
    to air/ground movements.
  • Drafts
    routine correspondences and distributes to various officials.
  • Performs
    other duties as and when required by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission
    in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) Movement Control
    Assistant job placement should hold a High school diploma or equivalent
  • Vocational
    Training certificate in air cargo operation is desirable.
  • At
    least three years of progressively responsible experience in movement
    control related services or general experience in the field of transport,
    travel related or logistic fields or administration is required.
  • Working
    experience in providing International Air Cargo Operations and in the
    handling and transportation of Dangerous Air Cargo is desirable
  • Experience
    working in a multicultural and/or international work environment is highly
  • Proven
    Knowledge of the Industry Regulations ( IATA Airport Handling Manual, ICAO
    regulations) on Passenger Handling
  • Operator
    license for forklift or other form of Material Handling Equipment (MHE) is
  • Experience
    in Cargo Stowage on board aircraft, Weight and balance calculations,
    preparation of airway bills and building of aircraft cargo pallets is
  • Valid
    certificate in IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations is desirable
  • Computer
    literacy in word processing, spreadsheets and database is desirable
  • Languages:
    Fluency in oral and
    written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations
    language is an advantage.
 Personal Competencies:
  • Professionalism: Wide exposure to the full range of
    passenger and cargo aircraft operations. Expertise in the field and
    capability to comprehend and reconcile the diverse Air/Sea/Road Cargo
    Transportation and Customs procedure, proven analytical and evaluation
    skills and ability to work independently. 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.
  • Planning
    & Organizing:
    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.
  • Client
    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.
NB: The
United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
(Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations
does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested Ugandan candidates should send their applications with the following
  • The United Nations Personal History form
    (P-11), Download Here;
    This should be signed
  • Proof of required academic certificates
    i.e. Academic Certificate(s) and/or High School/Secondary Diplomas
  • Latest performance evaluation reports /
The applicants with the
completed documents are strongly encouraged to apply via e-mail and must
include the Vacancy Announcement Number (check beginning of this advert) and
Job Title to: rsce2-recruitment@un.org
Deadline: 4th February 2018
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