HOW TO APPLY:
STEP 1: INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT THEIR APPLICATION USING THE UNITED NATIONS PERSONAL HISTORY FORM P.11
(P.11 obtainable at the following web site: https://unsmil.unmissions.org/sites/default/files/p11-form.doc
STEP 2: Qualified candidates must submit their application using the P.11 template listed in STEP 1 by e-mail to email@example.comMUST include only the Job Opening No. in the subject line of their e-mail (e.g., UNSMIL-LL-6-GJO012/2022)
ORGANIZATIONAL SETTING AND REPORTING:
This post is located within the Procurement Unit in the Ceasefire Monitoring Component Support Office of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya. The position is located in Tripoli, Libya and will be redeployed to Sirte when needed. The incumbent will be under the overall supervision of the Chief of Unit, Procurement Officer.
On 29 April 2022, the Security Council, by its resolution 2629 (2022) renewed the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) through 31 July 2022, by roll-over of its resolutions 2542 (2020) of 15 September 2020, 2570 (2021) of 16 April 2021 and 2599 (2021) of 30 September 2021. The Security Council, in resolution 2542 (2020), tasked UNSMIL, as an integrated special political mission, in full accordance with the principles of national ownership, to exercise mediation and through its good offices to: (i) further an inclusive political process and security and economic dialogue; (ii) further the continued implementation of the Libya Political Agreement; (iii) help consolidate the governance, security and economic arrangements of the Government of National Accord, including support for economic reform in collaboration with international financial institutions; (iv) help to achieve a ceasefire and, once it is agreed by the Libyan parties, provide appropriate support to its implementation; (v) support subsequent phases of the Libyan transition process, including the constitutional process and the organisation of elections; (vi) coordinate and engage closely with international actors including neighboring countries and regional organizations; (vii) provide support to key Libyan institutions; (viii) support, on request, the provision of essential services and delivery of humanitarian assistance, including in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, in accordance with humanitarian principles; (ix) monitor and report abuses and violations of human rights and violations of international humanitarian law, including sexual violence in conflict, notably through the effective deployment of women and child protection advisers; (x) provide support in securing uncontrolled arms and related materiel and countering their proliferation; and (xi) co-ordinate international assistance, and provision of advice and assistance to GNA-led efforts to stabilize post-conflict zones, including those liberated from Da'esh. On 16 April 2021, the Security Council, through resolution 2570 (2021), tasked UNSMIL to provide support to the Libyan-led and Libyan-owned ceasefire monitoring mechanism including through the facilitation of confidence-building measures and the scalable and incremental deployment of UNSMIL ceasefire monitors.
Under the supervision and general guidance of the Chief of Unit, Procurement Officer, the incumbent will perform the following functions:
Professionalism: 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.
Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients" and seeks to see things from clients' point of view. Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect. Identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions. Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems. Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required
A certificate of procurement or Contract management training is desirable.
Work Experience: At least seven (07) years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, administrative services or related area is required.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of the other is desirable.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.
The purpose of this job opening is to generate a list of qualified candidates for inclusion in the procurement assistant GS6, roster. Successful candidates will be placed on the roster and subsequently will be considered for available Procurement Assistants positions open only to roster members. Roster membership does not guarantee selection.
Recruitment in the General Service category shall be made in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country and shall comply with any host country agreement in effect. Applicants who are not nationals from Libya must meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country, including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations.
An appointment shall not be granted to a person who is the father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, stepchildren, or step sibling of a staff member. This restriction applies to relationships within the United Nations Secretariat and not to those with the separately administered Agencies, Funds or Programmes.
Ability to remain calm and assist the colleagues in emergency situations, willingness to work extra hours, alertness, emotional stability, a high sense of confidentiality.
Due to the high volume of applications received, ONLY those applicants who are short-listed will be notified.
Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
The necessity for ensuring the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity remain the paramount considerations in the employment of personnel. To ensure fairness and transparency, selection will be made on a competitive basis through a selection panel.
Job Opening Procurement Assistant UNSMIL-LL6-GJO012/2022
23 May 2022 to 06 Jun 2022