Job Title Telecoms Operator
Type Internal
Type Of Contract Fixed Term

Vacancy Notice Internal Vacancy notice no. 021/2020
Position Number 10034635
Number Of Vacancies 1
Location Rwamwanja
Position Grade GS-4
Closing Date 2020-11-29
Organizational Context
Direct supervision and support are received from the head of the relevant functional unit. The Telecoms Operator will also refer to technical manuals and UNHCR instructions concerning telecom operations.
Functional Statement
  • Distribute incoming cables, messages, and other communication in accordance with established instructions.
  • Ensure that all communications handed to him/her for transmission are properly prepared and authorized and promptly transmitted.
  • Select the most efficient and economic means for the transmission of messages, taking into consideration the nature and priority of communications to be transmitted.
  • Maintain a station log where all occurrences related to the operation of the telecommunication equipment are entered.
  • Ensure that no unauthorised communications are exchanged on the network.
  • Maintain all the equipment placed under his/her responsibility in good working condition.
  • Assist new staff members in the proper operation of telecommunication equipment.
  • May perform secretarial functions, such as handling paperwork on routine matters, arranges appointment/meetings both internally and externally, screen telephone calls, type a wide variety of materials from drafts, printed text, use word processor.
  • May assist in making travel arrangements.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required Competencies
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Technological Awareness
  • Planning and Organizing
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Completion of High school diploma is required.
  • Additional qualification in Regulation requirements of radio operation is required
  • Minimum 1-year relevant work experience is required.
  • Knowledge of English is required.
Desirable qualifications & competencies
  • Sound knowledge and practice of secretarial functions is desirable
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