Fresher UN Radio Operator Jobs – United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS)

Job Title:         Radio Operator
Organization: United Nations
Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS)
Duty Station: Moroto, Uganda
Reports to: Security Adviser
(SA) or Deputy Security Adviser (DSA)
Job ID: 10650
About UNDP:
The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is
responsible for providing leadership, operational support and oversight of the
security management system to enable the safest and most efficient conduct of
the programmes and activities of the United Nations System
Key Duties and
  • The Radio Operator will manage an
    efficient emergency coordination center
  • Operate VHF & HF radios, sat-phones
    and maintain daily radio and operations log book.
  • Conduct radio checks as requested by the
    UN security operations.
  • Act quickly in the event of an emergency
    and contact relevant authorities to contain and help solve critical
  • The jobholder also coordinates and
    follows-up with QRF for incident occurrences
  • Obtain security clearance for trips to and
    from UN operational areas country-wide
  • Record and track UN vehicles and staff
    movements during missions
  • Periodically check and maintain an updated
    list of important contacts, agency contacts, SMT, OMT, Warden list and
    contacts etc
  • Prepare and maintain updated UN
    information boards
  • Maintain a detailed incident log book for
    the daily security reports
  • Gather, compile and forward to the
    Security Officers and Data Assistant security information for regular
  • The jobholder will keep stock of radio
    room equipment
  • Report all faults relating to the
    efficient functioning of the Radio room
  • Receive and place incoming and outgoing
    telephone calls and faxes
  • Keeps a register of office phone
  • Prepare and conduct emergency
    telecommunications briefing for new staff
  • Be flexible to replace colleagues while on
    leave within and outside duty station
  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned
    from time to time.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations
    Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) Radio Operator job placement
    should have completed Secondary School Education with both “O” and “A”
    level certificates
  • At least two years of experience in telex,
    facsimile and radio operations as well as a certificate in Radio
Personal Competencies:
  • Commitment to the ideals of the United
    Nations Charter and the Organization’s core values – Professionalism,
    Integrity and Respect for Diversity
  • Planning and Organizing:
    Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and
    monitor his/her own work plan with minimum supervision. Ability to work
    under pressure or in crisis situations. Availability to travel within the
    area of responsibility.
  • Creativity: Ability to actively
    seek to improve services, offer new and different options to solve
    problems/meet client needs, and promote and persuade others to consider
    new ideas
  • Teamwork: Proven interpersonal
    skills and the ability to listen and work in a multi-cultural,
    multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity
  • Communication: Proven and
    sustained communication (verbal and written) skills.
NB: The United Nations
does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview
meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself
with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join
the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) in the
aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link
below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 5th July 2017
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