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Vacancy for Control Officer at United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in Syria

Vacancy for Control Officer at United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in Syria

Country: Syria
City: Amret Al Faouar
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Apply for Vacancy for Control Officer at United Nations Disengagement Observer Force in Syria. The deadline for this job is 9th August 2021.


The United Nations Disengagement Observer Force is a United Nations peacekeeping mission tasked with maintaining the ceasefire between Israel and Syria in the aftermath of the 1973 Yom Kippur War.


Within delegated authority, the Movement Control Officer will carry out the following duties:

  • Coordinates the activities of the Movement Control Office.
  • Also, participates in coordination of the provision of reliable, cost effective and efficient movement control services for the transportation of passengers and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling).
  • Likewise, provides technical advice to the substantive and support elements of a field mission on all aspects of transportation activities.
  • In consultation with supervisors, prepares operational plans, performance reports and responses to internal and external audit observations.
  • Furthermore, provides inputs to the standard operating procedures for movement control related processes.
  • Monitors quality control procedures to ensure they are implemented for all work processes.
  • Moreover, monitors the accuracy and validity of data recorded in the management information systems.
  • Develops, in consultation with the Chief of Unit, Movement Control, cost-effective and efficient transport plans, assessing the modalities of different means of transport, examining the costs and benefits of outsourcing transport functions and their feasibility in operational terms.
  • Similarly, evaluates short-term MOVCON contracts.
  • Provides inputs for budget proposals for the field mission’s movement control section/unit.
  • Participates in coordination of the requisition process with purchasing authorities to ensure that bidding and approval activities meet required timetable.
  • Determines technical specifications for movement control services and develops statements of work/requirements.
  • Furthermore, in consultation with the supervisor, provides inputs to responses to UNHQ during the vendor’s evaluation to ensure that vendor’s proposals meet technical requirements.
  • Likewise, manages the allocation and rotation of appropriate work assignments.
  • Coordinates the individual annual Work Plans, evaluates the performance of unit staff and recommends/endorses the recommendation of contract extension for the unit’s staff
  • Similarly, develops training courses, workshops and other related training activities.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Training in the planning, coordination and control of at least two (2) modes of transport
  • A valid IATA and/or IMO dangerous goods certificate.
  • Also, Knowledge of aviation radio communication terminology and procedures. A valid driver’s license.
  • Likewise, Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools such as the Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in movement control, multi-modal transportation, airline operations, logistics management or a related field with at least three (3) years of supervisory experience in a position directly related to the coordination of complex transport operations in the international environment.
  • Also, the minimum years of relevant experience are reduced to five (5) years, for candidates who possess a first level university degree.

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline09 August,2021
Company NameUnited Nations Disengagement Observer Force
CityAmret Al Faouar



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