Posting Title:FUEL ASSISTANT, G4 (Temporary Job Opening)
Department/Office:United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station:NAQOURA
Posting Period:30 October 2017 – 12 November 2017
Job Opening Number:17-Logistics and Supply Chain-UNIFIL-87898-J-Naqoura (T)

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Special Notice

Recruitment against this position is on a local basis; applicants in the General Service category shall meet the relevant employment requirements of the host country (Lebanon), including fulfilling visa or work permit stipulations. If you fulfill the visa and work permit stipulations for Lebanon, please specify in your cover letter and attach a copy of your visa and work permit under “attachments” of your application in Inspira.

Org. Setting and Reporting

The position is located in the United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Mission, Naqoura, Lebanon. The incumbent will report to the Chief Fuel Unit or his/her designate.


Assists with provision of Fuel Program support services by performing the following duties:

– Carries out random and routine fuel quantity inspections and verifications;
– Completes detailed reports of inspection results for review by Supervisor and/or Chief, Fuel Unit
– Assists with daily, weekly and monthly reconciliation of fuel receipts and issues;
– Assists in implementing fuel related quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC) policies and procedures;
– Performs regular inspections; maintain, operate and repair fuel receipt/storage/supply facility and equipment; and arrange for supply & distribution of fuel and associated data capture products to end users.
– Conducts inspections and verifications of Multi-Generator sites and kilowatt (KwH) hour meter counters;
– Assists and advise military contingents on fuel ordering/fuel requesting/ fuel reporting / fuel accounting to ensure full compliance with Mission SOP’s;
– Provides regular advice and guidance to incoming military staff on the Missions fuel program integrity practices; provide briefings to new staff on program integrity practices as/when required
– Carries out random and routine Quality Control inspections in compliance with Mission SOPs
– Conducts fuel meter inspections and verify calibration as/when required
– Records odometer / hours meters / power meter’s data from UNOE and COE equipment and verify fuel consumption and equipment usage data;
– Performs other duties as required


Professionalism: Knowledge of relevant UN rules, regulations, administrative procedures, policies and directives, and of inventory and control guidelines, directives and procedures. 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.

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.

Planning and Organizing: 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.


High school diploma or equivalent is required. Training in fuel operations/handling and quality control is desirable.

Work Experience

At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in one or more of the following areas: (1) the operation of field of fuel installations and fuel handling procedures; (2) fuel contract administration; (3) maintenance/repair of fuel equipment. The incumbent must possess valid driver’s license.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. Fluency in English is required; knowledge of French is desirable.


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

United Nations Considerations

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, including but not limited to, respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to, whether they have committed or are alleged to have committed criminal offences or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

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 At-a-Glance on “The Application Process” and the Instructional Manual for the Applicants, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The screening and 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, including but not limited to, their education, work experience, and language skills, according to the instructions provided on inspira. Applicants will be disqualified from consideration if they do not demonstrate in their application that they meet the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations. Applicants are solely responsible for providing complete and accurate information at the time of application: 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 a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

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