Job Title Telecoms Operator
Type Internal/External
Type Of Contract Fixed Term

Vacancy Notice Internal/ External Vacancy Notice Number 014/2019
Position Number 10038824
Number Of Vacancies 1
Location Arua
Position Grade GS-4
Closing Date 2019-06-20
Organizational Context
Direct supervision and support are received from the Head of the relevant functional unit. The incumbent will also refer to technical manuals and UNHCR instructions concerning telecom operations.
Functional Statement
  • Distributes incoming cables, messages, and other communication in accordance with established instructions;
  • Ensures that all communications handed to him/her for transmission are properly prepared and authorized and promptly transmitted;
  • Selects the most efficient and economic means for the transmission of messages, taking into consideration the nature and priority of communications to be transmitted;
  • Maintains a station log where all occurrences related to the operation of the telecommunication equipment are entered;
  • Ensures that no unauthorised communications are exchanged on the network;
  • Ensures that all the equipment placed under his/her responsibility is maintained in good working condition;
  • Assists new  staff members in the proper operation of telecommunication equipment;
  • May performs secretarial functions, such as handling paper work on routine, matters, arranges appointment/meetings both internally and externally, screening telephone calls, types a wide variety of materials from drafts, printed text, using a word processor.
  • May assist in making Travel arrangements.
Required Competencies
  • Planning and Organizing
Essential Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience
  • Completed Secondary Education with a training or Certificate in radio/telecommunications.
  • 2 years previous job experience relevant to the function
  • English language is essential for the work of the post.
  • Another UN language and good knowledge of the local language an asset.
Desirable qualifications & competencies