Radio Operator -Service Contract

World Food Programme, Ad Damazin, Sudan

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st January, 2019


Job Description

ABOUT WFP

We are the largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. Our mission is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every single day, we work worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

Talented women are encouraged to apply

We look for applicants with the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian values. We commit to promote diversity, gender parity and equality between men and women.

WFP strives to build a work environment that is safe and respectful, and free of sexual harassment and abuse of authority. We believe in open communication, and every individual at WFP is treated with respect regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religious and political beliefs, etc.

In this pursuit, WFP assists women to balance work exigencies with personal and family responsibilities by providing an attractive compensation package, including fully paid maternity leave for 16 weeks, breastfeeding time off, and the possibility to avail of flexible working arrangements. Also, we endeavour to provide our staff, women, and men, with training and professional career development opportunities.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

WFP’s greatest strength is its 14,000 dedicated people working tirelessly around the world to reduce hunger, often under difficult conditions where security threats and risks to personal safety are considerable. The global context in which WFP operates is rapidly changing which means the need for effective people management is becoming more important than ever before. In this context, WFP launched its People Strategy in November 2014. It articulates key strategic focus to build an engaged workforce, with the right skills, in the right roles enabling WFP to continue fulfilling its humanitarian response role while simultaneously building its capabilities to address the long-term goals of Zero Hunger.

JOB PURPOSE

To support telecommunications services in order to facilitate efficient implementations of security process and procedures.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

As an Radio Operator, you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinate with WFP Security staff and/or UNDSS Radio Room, to facilitate accurate and efficient security-related information flow following established standard operating procedures.
  • Responsible for monitoring and channeling all radio communications including tracking of WFP vehicle and staff movement, to ensure efficient 24-hour coverage of telecommunications services.
  • Produce regular and ad hoc reports including daily radio checks, and assist in preparation and dispatch of the summary of security incidents and other information to staff, to facilitate accurate, efficient and concise communication and information flow.
  • Provide efficient support and training to users on telecommunications equipment and procedures including Minimum Operating Security Standards (MOSS) requirements, to ensure effective use of telecommunications equipment.
  • Maintain inventory and provide recommendations for potential improvements, to support efficient planning and keep WFP telecommunications equipment operational.
  • Create and maintain databases (e.g. lists of call signs, addresses, telephone numbers, wardens, etc.), to ensure accurate information is available at all times.
  • Follow established emergency response processes and procedures, to ensure prompt assistance in case of emergencies.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Completion of secondary school education. Technical training in communication equipment or other work related areas.

Experience: Three or more years of progressively responsible work experience in telecommunications/radio operations, information technology, or other relevant field of work.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge in the telecommunication operations and procedures and high standard computer literacy.
  • Basic knowledge of the radio systems (VHF and HF)
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Ability to operate and maintain telecommunications equipment including installation works.
  • Good communication skills; ability to provide short briefings and communications clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to multi-task, and respond simultaneously and in a timely fashion to demanding job requirement.
  • Ability to prioritize a heavy workload, demonstrate judgement, initiative, alertness and emotional stability, especially in emergency situations.
  • Good coordination and control skills to act swiftly and adequately in case of emergencies and resolve operational issues promptly.
  • High sense of discretion and integrity.
  • Client orientation and ability to establish effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment.
  • Ability to work in a team.

Language: Fluency (level C) in the English & Arabic language

Source:https://career5.successfactors.eu//career?career_ns=job_listing&company=C0000168410P&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH&rcm_site_locale=en_GB&career_job_req_id=10...


Recommend your friend

Copyrights 2017. All rights reserved | Technology Partner: Indev Consultancy Pvt. Ltd