Job Vacancies at UNHCR Nigeria

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    Driver

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification Secondary School (SSCE)
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Benue
    • Job Field Driving&nbsp

    Job ID
    19427
    Location
    Adikpo, Nigeria
    Salary Grade
    G2
    Hardship Level
    D
    Family Location Type
    Family
    Eligible Applicants
    This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants.
    Procedures and Eligibility
    Interested candidates should consult the relevant paragraphs in the PPAL for further information on procedures and eligibility.
    Duties and Qualifications
    Driver

    Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

    The Driver in the UNHCR Office is normally supervised directly by the Administrative Officer/Associate/Assistant or another staff member when the scale of the Operation so require it. Besides driving, the incumbent is responsible for up keep and maintenance of the assigned UNHCR vehicle(s) as per technical guidance and specifications established by the Organisation. S/he is required to follow strict instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor. While the basic function of a driver is to drive the official vehicles of UNHCR, s/he may be called upon to perform minor maintenance and repair of UNHCR vehicles.

    The Driver has regular contacts with staff within the UNHCR Office and with others (including Partners, government authorities, etc.) outside UNHCR involving a limited exchange of information.
    All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

    Duties

    • Drive UNHCR vehicles for the transport of authorized passengers, deliver, and collect documents and other items.
    • Meet official personnel at airports or other locations and facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required.
    • Perform day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicles; check oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc. and ensure that the assigned UNHCR vehicles are road or waterway worthy and maintained up to the established security standards.
    • Perform minor repairs, arrange for other repairs, and ensure that the vehicle is kept clean.
    • Ensure that the steps required by rules and regulations, or other local procedures, are taken in case of involvement in an accident.
    • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
    • Ensure that instructions and security guidance provided by the supervisor and security focal point are strictly followed.
    • Ensures valid documentation for passengers, items or cargo in vehicle.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Years of Experience / Degree Level
    For G2 2 years relevant experience with completion of Primary School education

    Field(s) of Education
    Not applicable;

    Certificates and/or Licenses
    *Driving Licences;
    (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

    Relevant Job Experience
    Essential:
    Driving licence, knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
    Desirable:
    Not specified.

    Functional Skills

    • * DV-Driving Rules and Regulations
    • DV Basic Vehicle Mechanical Skills;
    • (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

    Language Requirements

    • For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
    • For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
    • For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

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    ICT Assistant

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification Secondary School (SSCE)
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Benue
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job ID
    19426
    Location
    Adikpo, Nigeria
    Salary Grade
    G4
    Hardship Level
    D
    Family Location Type
    Family
    Eligible Applicants
    This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants.
    Procedures and Eligibility
    Interested candidates should consult the relevant paragraphs in the PPAL for further information on procedures and eligibility.
    Duties and Qualifications
    ICT Assistant

    ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

    The incumbent works under the direct supervision of a Senior Officer and the technical supervision of an ICT Officer at Sub Branch, Regional level. S/he has working relationships with UNHCR staff members in the office and other offices within the country as well as with staff of UN agencies and other UNHCR partners to exchange information and to provide assistance.

    FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

    • Accountability (key results that will be achieved)
    • The network (LAN) is properly maintained.
    • ICT incidents are resolved in a timely and efficient manner

    Responsibility

    • Monitor and maintain the LAN, Network Servers, Routers, Printers, LAN Points, and Switches, Patch panels, Access points, to prevent faults occurring.
    • Ensure that ICT problem recovery is done as quickly as possible and make regular system back-ups.
    • Assist with the installation of the software packages, basic repair/maintenance of computer hardware and telecom equipment.
    • Train UNHCR staff on email system, utilization of VHF handhelds, telephone system. Radio communication training to new IP staff and package police in the field.
    • Distribute incoming cables, messages and other communication in accordance with established instructions.
    • Add and remove users from the Networks.
    • Maintain the inventory of ICT equipment and keep track of movements of ICT equipment.
    • Select the most efficient and economic means for the transmission of messages, taking into consideration the nature and priority of communications to be transmitted.
    • May attend telephone calls and keep records of such calls.
    • Carry out administrative duties, within the area of competence as assigned.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Authority

    • Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents.
    • Escalate incidents where they cannot be resolved at the office level.

    ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training/ certificate in Telecommunication and Information Technology.
    • Minimum 3 years of previous relevant experience in the ICT field.
    • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.
    • *In office where the working language is not English, very good knowledge of UN working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES
    Position Competencies
    Competencies as defined in Job Profile
    Language Requirements

    • Knowledge of English is mandatory
    • Additional  Information
    • A written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency-based interview.

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    ICT Associate

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification Secondary School (SSCE)
    • Experience 6 years
    • Location Cross River
    • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

    Job ID
    ICT Associate
    19425
    Location
    Ogoja, Nigeria
    Salary Grade
    G6
    Hardship Level
    D
    Family Location Type
    Family
    Eligible Applicants
    This position is advertised open to internal and external applicants.
    Procedures and Eligibility
    Interested candidates should consult the relevant paragraphs in the PPAL for further information on procedures and eligibility.
    Duties and Qualifications
    Information Communications Technology (ICT) Associate

    ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

    Under the overall supervision of a (Senior) Regional ICT Officer, the ICT Associate provides reliable and timely ICT services on the application and infrastructure of UNHCR standard ICT services in the Area of Responsibility (AoR). S/he receives technical guidance from Senior Regional ICT Officer or Regional ICT Officer responsible for the Telecom/IT infrastructure in the region in which the field or emergency operation exists. In offices where there is no (Regional) ICT Officer, Direct supervision may be exercised by the (Snr) Admin Officer as applicable in the duty station.

    FUNCTIONAL STATEMENT

    Accountability

    UNHCR Country offices in the AoR have modern and cost-effective ICT systems.
    UNHCR ICT equipment and data are protected.

    Responsibility

    • Assist in on-site needs assessment and installation and maintenance of UNHCR Telecommunications and IT equipment.
    • In consultation with the Senior Regional ICT officer, establish the ICT requirements in field operations, taking into account the overall IT and Telecom strategy of the region, the operational needs and the security constraints.
    • Install and configure the most appropriate type of UNHCR IT and Telecommunications systems (HF, VHF, UHF, Microwave Links, Telephony, and satellite systems) to meet the field and emergency operations immediate ICT needs.
    • Ensure that the equipment under his/her responsibility is in good working condition, by inspecting regularly the hardware and installations. If required, arrange promptly repairs or replacement as necessary according to established procedures.
    • Maintain records of the installations and repairs/replacements done and keep the Regional ICT officer fully informed on the status of the equipment.
    • Provide each office, where equipment is installed, with full information for their asset management records.
    • If applicable, keep a proper inventory level of all sites spares and return spare parts for repair/replacement.
    • Monitor and maintain the LAN, Network Servers, Printers, LAN points, Hubs, Patch pane, etc. to prevent faults occurring.
    • Add or remove users from the Network.
    • Assist in the maintenance of accurate records of users and usage of the Network.
    • Carry out minor hardware maintenance.
    • Provide Technical Briefing/Training on the equipment to local ICT resources and users, including IPs, ensuring that they are able to maintain/use the equipment.
    • Assist in the development and configuration of IT and Telecom Equipment/Kits used in field operations and emergencies.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Authority

    • Decide on appropriate resolution to incidents / problems.
    • Escalate issues to supervisor if incident / problem cannot be resolved with scope of responsibility.

    ESSENTIAL MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

    • Completion of Secondary School or equivalent technical school with formal training and certification on relevant ICT related fields.
    • Minimum 6 years of job experience relevant to the function or particularly on HF/VHF radio or IT systems, PAMA satellite systems, PABX, Cisco routers and satellite modems.
    • Knowledge of computer application packages such as MS Office.
    • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language and/or local language.

    (In offices when the working language is not English, fluency in working language of duty station and working knowledge of English.)

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

    Knowledge of other UN languages.
    Hands-on experience with wireless and VoIP systems, electricity, generators, lightning protection an asset.
    Previous experience in Emergencies is an advantage.
    Training experience.
    Position Competencies
    Competencies as defined in Job Profile
    Language Requirements
    Knowledge of English is mandatory
    Additional  Information
    A written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency-based interview.

    Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

     

    Eligibility

    Internal Candidates:

    Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (IOM/49-FOM/50/2012 dated 15 June 2012). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit.

    An applicant who has internal status is a staff member holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment in any duty station in the country. Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an indefinite or fixed-term appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation.

    External Candidates: External candidates must meet the essential minimum requirements of the position and candidates who are not citizens of the country must comply with all eligibility requirements for employment in line with the prevailing legislative prerequisites in the country.[1]

    Remuneration: A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org

    Submission of Applications:

    Please use the links below to read more about the position and apply appropriately.

    Internal Applicants:

    Please log on to your MSRP accounts to complete your application(s)

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