Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) in Juba. The incumbent reports to the Chief of Joint Operations Centre (JOC).
Within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
Monitoring and reporting:
Crisis management support:
Coordination of operations:
Contingency Planning: Technical Working Group (TWG) and Table Topic Exercises (TTX)
Professionalism: Effective analytical skills; Excellent drafting and editing skills, with the proven ability to produce cogent reports often under strict time constraints; Ability to identify politically sensitive and operationally significant issues. Ability to coordinate with various actors. Ability to effectively conduct presentations by clearly summarizing and articulating operational issues, proposing options and concisely conveying information; 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.
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
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.
Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in political science, social sciences, international relations, law, or related field. A first level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in political or international affairs, public information/journalism, military, police, security, civil affairs, humanitarian affairs, human rights, crisis operations and management, or related field is required. Work experience in a conflict or post conflict environment is required. Experience requiring crisis management expertise, particularly as applied in an Operations Room context, is desirable. Experience working in an integrated civilian-military-police environment is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations. For this position, fluency in English is required.
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