United Nations Movement Control Assistants Jobs in Mombasa Kenya

United Nations Movement Control Assistants Jobs in Mombasa Kenya

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the UNMISS Movcon Liaison Office in Mombasa, Kenya. The incumbent will report to the UNMISS Movcon Officer in Mombasa or his/her designate.


Under the supervision of Movement Control Officer, the incumbent shall perform the following duties:

  • Arrange the movement of inbound and outbound cargo via all applicable modes of transport (air, river, sea, and road), complete cargo manifests and other documentation, arrange customs clearance and related documentation, ensure cargo (including dangerous cargo) is loaded in accordance with International Regulations;
  • Supervise the receiving and shipping of cargo to ensure quantities, destination and routing are correct, physically verify the existence and condition of containers/shipments;
  • Monitor and ensure delivery of cargo and communicate shipping details to all concerned parties;
  • Liaise with vendors/C&F Agents to ensure effective and timely delivery of shipments within the delivery time-frame of UNMISS task orders
  • Ensure dangerous goods are transported in accordance with applicable international regulations;
  • Prepare, compile and maintain the monthly statistics; including Key Performance Indicators;
  • Follow up closely the flow of Customs documents downstream and upstream in collaboration with the C&F agents and MOVCON Juba
  • Track and trace missing cargo and baggage
  • Prepare and process monthly attendance records, MOPs/Waivers, leave requests, Claims, CMRs, e-job supply request and other documentation as required;
  • Place and screen telephone calls and answer queries with discretion and receive visitors.
  • Provide general office support services such as drafting routine correspondence and the distribution to various officials;
  • Maintain unit files as required (both in hard and soft copies), administrative instructions and other related documentation;
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Important note:

  • The post requires the incumbent to work shifts or alternate schedules which will include weekends and evenings.



  • Shows pride in work and in achievements. 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.Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the 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 shortcomings.

    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.
  • Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects. Meet timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.


  • Evaluation of qualified candidates may include as assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.

    United Nations

  • According 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 integrity.
  • Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts.
  • The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the 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.
  • Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs.
  • The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
  • Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

    How to Apply

  • The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines.
  • Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
  • Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) by 3rd January, 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Movement Control Assistants Jobs in Mombasa Kenya

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