Do you have the dedication, skills, knowledge and experience to help us improve the life of Palestine refugees? The United Nations Relief and Works Agency offers challenging opportunities for professionals interested working in a results-driven and diverse environment. If you are then we would like to hear from you.
UNRWA is the United Nations agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 4.6 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon, and the Syrian Arab Republic. The Agency is committed to assisting Palestine refugees in maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading a long and healthy life. UNRWA is by far the largest UN operation in the Middle East with over 29,000 staff. Most of the staff members are refugees themselves, working directly to benefit their communities – as teachers, doctors, nurses or social workers.
Logistics Assistant (Fixed Assets)
Location Gaza Field
Type of Appointment Limited Duration Contract
Deadline for Application 24-07-2016
Vacancy Announcement Number 01-07-2016
Grade From C to D based on the qualifications of the selected candidates
In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate:
Ensures the proper maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register (FA) by receiving goods (GR) on the Purchase Orders POs in SAP, and adding necessary information; i.e. barcode, serial number, chasses number, manufacturer, model and User/Custodian accurately in FA system.
Coordinates with Departments on manual entry of fixed assets in cases of donation or when items are combined POs and need to be entered in Fixed Assets Register through SAP.
Ensures accurate tracking of existing fixed assets and facilitates the periodic and end of year physical verification review process by the physical verification and in coordination with Finance Office for reconciliation.
Coordinates with responsible units on receipt, and technical inspection of fixed assets, coordinates with warehouse managers on dispatch of fixed assets through UNRWA proper document.
Reports on conditions of potential impairment of fixed assets, conducts the annual impairment review process and coordinates with Finance Office to obtain Property Survey Process properly.
Generates regular reports from FA to be shared with Departments as part of the monitoring process, provides end of year fixed assets report from Field Property Inspector (FPI) for the fixed assets physical verification to Field Property Management Officer (FPMO).
Follows up with the Stock Material Inspections Officers SMIOs stock items against issued purchase orders as well as replacement of the supplies out of specifications and rejected by the technical unit concerned.
Provides guidance to Field Office and all custodians in relation to fixed assets and UNRWA Property.
Performs any other duties as may assigned.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
A university degree in Business Administration and computer courses, Computer Science or any subject related to the above functions and responsibilities.
Five years in Logistics and Assets Management or any other related field of works
Good knowledge of spoken and written English and Arabic.
Excellent knowledge of computer applications such as word-processing, spread sheet and database.
Good knowledge in UNRWA software systems SAP & Fixed Assets Bar-code and financial regulations and accountancy.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary $962 OR $773.60 based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate and monthly dependency allowance $18.65 and Group Medical Insurance GMI $12.00.
Contract Duration: six months. Extension is subject to continued need, availability of funds and satisfactory service.
Leave: 30 days annual leave.
Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.
A regular staff member can apply to this LDC post but will not be allowed to assume such post through secondment as he/she needs to leave his/her current post to accept LDC appointment.
Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience may also be considered.
Qualified candidates will be required to undergo tests and a competency based interview. To learn more about positive and negative indicators of professional behaviours within the UN competencies, you may review the UN Competency Development – A Practical Guide
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights, for diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking working environment.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women. It is Agency policy to give full consideration to disabled candidates whose disability does not militate against the effective performance of the duties of the post. Where there are two or more equally qualified candidates, selection preference will normally be given to internal candidates, Palestine Refugees and candidates of the under-represented gender. With their prior agreement, candidates who are approved as suitable for appointment but are not the selected candidate for this vacancy, will be placed on the Agency’s roster of pre-approved candidates for a period of up to one year, and may be considered for future vacancies in the same position. The Agency maintains the discretion to fill future vacancies for this position from the roster without re-advertising the vacancy.
HOW TO APPLY
If you have got the skills and experience required above, and want to make an active and lasting contribution to improving the lives of Palestine refugees, then register on http://jobs.unrwa.ps by creating a personal profile and completing the UNRWA Personal History Form. Only applications received through this website will be considered. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Candidates may also be invited to take a technical exam in order further evaluate their qualifications for the post. Due to a high volume of applications received, only short-listed applicants will be contacted. The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. The United Nations does not concern itself with information on bank accounts.
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