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Head of the Property Management Department is required

Organization job


Title of the job code: Head of the Property Management DepartmentSection / Office: African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in DarfurMilitary barracks: El Fasher
Publishing period: June 09, 2020 - June 22, 2020

Enterprise :

This position is located in the mixed operations of the African Union and the United Nations in Darfur (UNAMID) in El Fasher. The incumbent reports to the Head of Supply Chain Management.

Competencies and skills:

Professionalism: Proven ability to manage a different set of different administrative services. Knowledge of those interested in United Nations financial rules and methods and inventory management systems; Commitment to implement the goal of gender equality by ensuring equal participation and full participation of women and men in all aspects of peace operations. Show pride in work and accomplishments; Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of the subject, conscience and effective in fulfilling obligations, observing deadlines and achieving results; Driven by professional rather than personal concerns, he shows perseverance when facing difficult problems or challenges, remaining calm in stressful situations.

Good communication: speaks and writes clearly and effectively, listens to others at all times, responds appropriately, asks various clarification questions, and shows interest in obtaining two-way communication; Detailing the language, tone, style, and form to suit the audience, explains the reasons for openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Planning and organizing at work: developing appropriate goals that are in line with the strategies agreed upon in the institution, determining the activities and tasks of the highest priority, adjusting priorities as needed, allocating an appropriate amount of time and resources to complete the work, predicts the risks and allows emergencies when planning; Monitor and amend plans and procedures as necessary; It uses time efficiently.


University degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in logistical management, general business administration or related fields. Sometimes a first-level college degree may be accepted with a related set of academic qualifications and experience instead of an advanced university degree.

work experience :

A minimum of 10 years of relevant responsible experience in progressive support services and proven experience in logistics / supply management.
Relevant experience in United Nations field peacekeeping operations.
Adequate experience in property management, asset / control and / or contingent-owned equipment management is desirable.
Experience in managing the liquidation and closure procedures of UNMIS is desirable.

Required languages:

English and French, fluency in oral and written English is required.
 Knowledge of a second official language of the United Nations is desirable, especially Arabic.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

Important information:

• This position is temporarily available until 31/12/2020. If the selected candidate is a staff member of the United Nations Secretariat, the selection process will take place as a temporary assignment.
• While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no impact on filling the position in the future.
• Eligibility to fill this temporary position may be limited to candidates at the duty station.
• Opening of the temporary position may be limited to "internal candidates" who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to the staff rule.
• Staff of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement during the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.
• Retirees who have passed the mandatory age of separation and who wish to be considered for the current temporary job should indicate the reason for their last service termination as "retirement". Retirees may not be employed by the organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the organization cannot be met by qualified and available personnel to perform the required functions; And (b) the proposed recruitment will not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other employees and represents a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet service needs.

Important considerations for the United Nations:

According to Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the primary consideration in the recruitment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. Candidates for employment at the United Nations will not be considered if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they were participating in the commission of any From these acts. The term "sexual exploitation" means any actual abuse or attempt to abuse a position of differential strength, differential or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, material, social or political profit from another person's sexual exploitation. The term "sexual assault" means physical or physical interference which is threatened by a sexual nature, either by force or in unequal or coercive circumstances. The term "sexual harassment" means any undesirable behavior of a sexual nature that can reasonably be expected or seen to cause offense or humiliation, when this behavior is incompatible with work, becomes a condition of employment or creates an act of intimidation, hostility, or offensive environment, and when The severity of the behavior necessitates the termination of the offender's working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic violations may not be considered to work.