for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), 2023
Posting Title: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT OFFICER, FS6
Job Code Title: FACILITIES MANAGEMENT OFFICER
Department/Office: International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
Duty Station: ARUSHA
Job Opening Number: 23-Facilities Management-RMT-210704-R-Arusha (R)
Staffing Exercise N/AUnited Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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This position is located in the
General Services Section, Division of Administrative, Registry, of the
IRMCT Arusha Branch. Under the supervision and guidance of Chief General
Services Section, Arusha Branch.
• Manage the Arusha Branch Facilities, premises, infrastructure, equipment, and systems.
• Oversee technical and administrative work in the technical and general engineering activities in the UNIRMCT.
related to construction and maintenance activities such:, building maintenance, ground maintenance, cleaning services, etc.
Implement projects, or premises improvement projects, relating to the
construction or repair of buildings, facilities, or related structures.
• Coordinate specific work projects with other sections.
• Oversee and evaluate work performed by contractors.
• Monitor and report on progress of engineering projects.
Manage and control the units UNOE and Real Estate (building,
infrastructure etc.) and ensure the accuracy of their data in Umoja.
Follow up on correction of defects in material or workmanship of
contractor’s work during the warranty period of the contracts.
• Issue and Manage Task Orders for engineering or other related works.
• Plan, task, direct, and coordinate activities of either UN staff and/or contractor’s staff, including outsourcing type.
of contracts, and all related administrative work and supervision of personnel.
Plan and design specifications for projects. Conduct site visits for
assessments and draft project schedules and cost estimates for
construction, repair/maintenance of facilities.
• Determine materials, dimensions, and quantities to be included in project specifications.
• Develop statements of work for contractual services.
• Oversee technically evaluating bids and proposals for construction projects.
• Identify resource requirements for his/her area of responsibility in connection with budget preparations.
Liaise in coordination with a Chief General Services regularly with
Security and Safety, Environmental, Health and Logistics Services.
• Act as FRO and provide inputs for assessment of performance levels of assigned local and international staff.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or the Chief of Section/Unit.
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Professionalism: Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates
professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious
and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving
results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns.
Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.
Remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the
goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full
involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is
willing to learn from others. Places team agenda before personal agenda.
Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when
such decisions may not entirely reflect own position. Shares credit for
team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team
Planning and Organising – Develops clear goals that
are consistent with agreed strategies. Identifies priority activities
and assignments, adjusts priorities as required. Allocates appropriate
amount of time and resources for completing work. Foresees risks and
allows for contingencies when planning. Monitors and adjusts plans and
actions as necessary. Uses time efficiently.
– Delegates the appropriate responsibility, accountability and
decision-making authority. Makes sure that roles, responsibilities and
reporting lines are clear to each staff member. Accurately judges the
amount of time and resources needed to accomplish a task and matches
task to skills. Monitors progress against milestones and deadlines.
Regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to
staff. Encourages risk-taking and supports creativity and initiative.
Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff.
Appraises performance fairly.
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Recognized and valid
License of the trade (carpentry, plumbing, welding, or similar) is
A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in
technical, administrative and the maintenance and operations of United
Nations or any comparable organization facilities. is required. The
minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five (5) years for
candidates who possess at least a first level University degree.
Experience in maintenance and refurbishment of premises including HVAC
System, fire and safety installations, power and water supply and
sanitation is required.
- Knowledge of design/drafting software AutoCAD, Revitt, Sketchup, 3D Max etc. Is desirable.
- Experience in international operations in a post conflict environment is desirable.
- Experience in building maintenance contracts management is desirable.
- Experience in construction projects management with repair/maintenance of buildings/ camps is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the Mechanism. For the
post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
Working knowledge of French and/or Kiswahili is an advantage.
There may be an assessment exercise for qualified candidates followed by a competency-based interview.
The United Nations
Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
appointment is limited to the International Residual Mechanism for
Criminal Tribunals. Appointment of the successful candidate on this
position will be limited to the initial funding of the post. Extension
of the appointment is subject to the extension of the mandate and/or the
availability of funds. As the international tribunals are not
integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or
secondment from their parent department/office if selected. Appointments
of staff members in the United Nations are subject to the authority of
the Secretary-General. Staff Members are expected to move periodically
to new functions in accordance with established rules and procedures,
and may in this context be reassigned by the Secretary-General
throughout the Organization based on the changing needs and mandates.
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environment of mutual respect. The United Nations recruits and employs
staff regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race,
religious, cultural and ethnic backgrounds or disabilities. Reasonable
accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to
support participation in the recruitment process when requested and
indicated in the application.
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to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the
paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity
of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and
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sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual
or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force
or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment”
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expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such
conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or
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the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the
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Posting Period: 05 June 2023 – 04 July 2023