UN Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer Jobs in Juba - South Sudan

This position is located in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (Juba). The Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer is in charge of the management and the analysis of the data in the Misconduct Tracking System (MTS), to identify the trends, initiate the reports and give any information requested to CDT related to conduct and discipline matters.



Responsibilities


Within delegated authority, the Associate Conduct and Discipline officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Assist in identifying trends/patterns, lessons learned and best practice relating to conduct and discipline issues with a view to furthering mission’s objective in policy development, preventive actions and awareness-building initiatives;
  • Under the guidance of the conduct and discipline officer, assist in conducting reviews of alleged misconduct by UN peacekeeping personnel; receive and document complaints, gather information and discuss this with conduct and discipline officer whether further investigation is warranted; analyze relevant information and advise on actions to be taken based on an impartial and independent examination of the facts, liaise with relevant parties internally and externally; undertake appropriate follow-up;
  • Keep current on developments and trends in the field of conduct and discipline and contribute to the development of measures to increase awareness of UN peacekeeping personnel about the UN standards of conduct and to prevent instances of misconduct, e.g, assist in the development and implementation of awareness raising programs, including the provision of training on conduct and discipline matters, assist in the development of mission-specific measures to detect personnel misconduct, and ensure compliance with UN standards, propose strategies for preventive measures, etc.
  • Carries-out well defined research and analysis on the consist application, within the mission, of UN policies, procedures, and guidelines related to various aspects of conduct and discipline work; identify and suggest problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective actions, liaise with relevant parties; propose follow-up action; draft progress and briefing reports; develop or contribute to the drafting of any relevant written document for any information, concept or briefing notes, discussion themes, presentations, reports, standard procedure, to be submitted the Chief of conduct and discipline;
  • Contributes to maintaining and monitoring a data management system for all categories of personnel misconduct; assist in performing data mining and data analysis to produce narrative and statistical reports;
  • Prepare various draft outputs, e.g. management briefing, background papers, presentation, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to communications, publications, etc.;
  • Contributes to identifying, establishing and maintaining contacts and partnerships with UN and other actors (national and international) with a view to pursuing the agenda for conduct and discipline activities, including assistance to victims of misconduct;
  • Contributes ideas and provides other substantive inputs for planning, development and implementation of public information and community outreach measures pertaining to conduct and discipline issues;
  • Participate in the overall planning of the unit’s work program and handles the day-to-day coordination of activities with other mission components (e.g. gender, legal officers, human resources, security, training, child protection etc. and UN entities);
  • Perform other duties as required.


    Competencies


    Professionalism:


  • Knowledge and understanding of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to conduct and discipline and knowledge of UN institutions.
  • Ability to deal with confidential subject matter.
  • Demonstrated professional competence in assignments held to date.
  • Sound knowledge and practical application of theories, concepts and standard methodologies of data management and analysis, including experience in data management, data mining and data analysis
    using a variety of database and reporting tools.
  • Experience in assembling information and drafting reports. Analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis.
  • Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems.
  • Ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given. Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • 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.
  • Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work

    Communication:

  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively including by drafting a variety of analytical reports in a clear and concise style; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

    Client Orientation:

  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be "clients " and seeks to see things from clients' point of view-Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect-Identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions-Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems-Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects-Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

    Education

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the field of social sciences, Information technology, law, human rights, statistics, human resources management or other related area.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    Work Experience

  • At least two years of progressive responsible experience in positions in the field of conduct and discipline, law, human rights and/or human resources management is required.
  • Experience with data management including database is required.
  • Experience with application of UN rules and regulations related to conduct and discipline is an advantage, as well as experience in UN peacekeeping missions.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.

    Assessment

  • Previously rostered candidates are not subject to any further assessment and as such, will not be invited for such an assessment.

    Special Notice

  • This "Recruit from Roster" job opening is only open to roster applicants who are already placed on pre-approved rosters, following a review by a United Nations Central Review Body.
  • Only roster applicants who were placed on rosters with similar functions at the same level are considered to be eligible candidates.
  • Eligible applicants receive an email inviting them to apply. Rostered applicants are encouraged to apply only if they are interested and available to take up the position at the duty station/s specified in the Job Opening.
  • Applying to this job opening carries an expectation to accept the offer, if selected.


    How to Apply


    Interested candidates should apply online by 18th September, 2018


    For more information and job application details, see; UN Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer Jobs in Juba - South Sudan

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