Chief Property Control and Inventory Unit, P-3 (Cancelled)

APPLICATIONS DEADLINE:   Open
DATE OF ISSUANCE:   13 Dec 2005
ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:   Field Missions Administered by DPKO
DUTY STATION:   Multiple D/S
VACANCY #   05-LOG-PMSS-408518-R-MULTIPLE D/S

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Remuneration
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.
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United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Chief, Property Control and Inventory Unit is responsible for the following duties: Manage analysis and performance monitoring of the effectiveness and execution of asset control procedures in the field mission. Ensure accountability and proper tracking mechanisms to conform to expected Organizational standards and goals. Identify and implement solutions to problematic areas of the asset control process and oversee that an effective support organization for Asset Control System and the control of UN property is sustained. Verify the accuracy of the data recorded/updated in the Assets Control System. Draft correspondence, as required. Ensure accuracy of PCIU statistics on a daily basis, making sure anomalies are identified and addressed immediately. Reconcile all balances regularly and submit accurate, auditable financial year-end statistics to Headquarters and perform any other duties as required.

Competencies
Professionalism: Expert knowledge in the field of property management and supply chain, comprehensive grasp of UN electronic inventory applications and UN accounting practices. Ability to interpret and articulate UN rules, proficiency in computer applications and software for database management operations. Ability to propose appropriate solutions, effect implementation and maintain productive relationships with other Sections/Departments, as well as lead and gain assistance of others in a team endeavour. Judgment and Decision-making: Ability to integrate the work of the Unit into the mission’s work program, establish priorities, manage and monitor work plans, coordinate competing demands, work to tight deadlines and apply sound judgment to resolve a range of issues/ problems. Planning and Organizing: Sound judgment and proven ability to plan and organize, requiring in-depth understanding of the work program’s strategic direction. Leadership: Proven record of building and managing teams and creating an enabling environment, as well as an ability to lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff and encourage good performance. Technological Awareness: Experience in the application of information technologies to business practices and procedures that are relevant to commodity management and distribution control. Excellent knowledge of methodologies for database management and analysis is essential. Communication: Proven ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively, including ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations, clearly formulating positions on issues, articulating options concisely, conveying maximum information, making and defending recommendations. Teamwork: Proven interpersonal skills as well as an ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.



QUALIFICATIONS

Education
University degree (Masters Degree or equivalent). A combination of academic qualifications and extensive relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of an advance degree preferably in Business Administration, Management Sciences, Logistics or other relevant field.

Work Experience
At least 5 years of relevant progressively responsible experience. Previous relevant inventory control experience in Peacekeeping Missions and proven ability in analytical work is desirable. Good drafting and report writing skills are required.

Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and spoken English is essential; knowledge of a second official UN language is an advantage and sometimes a requirement.

Other Skills


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