High School UN Jobs – Telecoms Operators – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Job Title:        Telecoms
Operator
Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Duty Station: Uganda
Vacancy Notice: Internal/ External Vacancy notice no. 008/2020
Position Number: 10026408
Position Grade: GS-4
About US:
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.

Job Summary:  
The Telecoms Operator will provide direct supervision and support
are received from the head of the relevant functional unit. The Telecoms
Operator will also refer to technical manuals and UNHCR instructions concerning
telecom operations.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
·       
Distribute
incoming cables, messages, and other communication in accordance with
established instructions.
·       
Ensure
that all communications handed to him/her for transmission are properly
prepared and authorized and promptly transmitted.
·       
Select
the most efficient and economic means for the transmission of messages, taking
into consideration the nature and priority of communications to be transmitted.
·       
Maintain
a station log where all occurrences related to the operation of the
telecommunication equipment are entered.
·       
Ensure
that no unauthorized communications are exchanged on the network.
·       
Maintain
all the equipment placed under his/her responsibility in good working
condition.
·       
Assist
new staff members in the proper operation of telecommunication equipment.
·       
May
perform secretarial functions, such as handling paperwork on routine matters,
arranges appointment/meetings both internally and externally, screen telephone
calls, type a wide variety of materials from drafts, printed text, use word
processor.
·       
May
assist in making travel arrangements.
·       
Perform
other related duties as required



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations UNHCR Telecoms Operator job placement
should have completed a High school diploma. Required.
·       
At least
four years of previous job experience relevant to the function is required.
·       
Additional
certificate or license in radio operation is required.
·       
Knowledge
of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English is
required.
·       
Sound
knowledge and practice of secretarial functions is desirable
·       
Analytical
Thinking
·       
Technological
Awareness
·       
Planning
and Organizing
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: 21st June 2020
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