Fresher UN Movement Control Assistant Job Vacancies – United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

Job Title:    Movement Control Assistant (Fresher UN Job Vacancies)

Organization: United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Job Opening Number: 21-Transportation-UNMISS-157761-F-Entebbe (M)

Reports to:  Movement Control Officer



The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) was set up in 2011, with the objective to consolidate peace and security, and help establish conditions for development in the Republic of South Sudan, with a view to strengthening the capacity of the Government of  South Sudan to govern effectively and democratically and establish good relations with its neighbours.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: Within delegated authority, the Movement Control Assistant will carry out the following duties:

  • Develops passenger and cargo load plans.
  • Ensures that dangerous goods are transported in accordance with the applicable international Dangerous Goods Regulations.
  • Manages and coordinates shipments including customs clearance, specifying carriers, routes of movement, transit times, service levels.
  • Facilitates contacts with local authorities responsible for travel-related, immigration and customs issues.
  • Assists with the planning and execution of military and police contingent movements.
  • Liaises and coordinates with military/police personnel for military and police contingent movements.
  • Drafts Movement Orders.
  • Collects movement information and defines requirements.
  • Coordinates non-scheduled mission flights.
  • Prepares operational reports and related statistical data.
  • Reviews and distributes manifests.
  • Maintains contact with other UN agencies, non-government and government organizations with regard to their travel requirements on Mission air assets.
  • Provides multi-modal movement control support to the Sector.
  • Plans, prioritizes, coordinates and monitors movement tasks and responsibilities in the Sector.
  • Allocates and delegates tasks as required to each Movcon element in the Sector.
  • Provides assistance to Travel, Procurement and Logistics Units/Sections.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) Movement Control Assistant career placement must hold a High school or equivalent diploma is required. Technical or vocational certificate in movement control, multi-modal transportation, airline operations, logistics management or a related field is desirable.
  • At least eight years of progressively responsible experience in movement control, freight forwarding, airline operations, logistics management or a related field is required.
  • Proven experience in SAP application (Umoja) and ERP, Supply Chain Management, Transportation Management Module, Business Administration and Customs Clearance is desirable.
  • Languages: fluency in oral and written English is required.



  • 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 Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.


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Deadline: 14th July 2021


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