Job in Lebanon
UNIFIL - Beirut

Department/Office:United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon
Duty Station:BEIRUT
Posting Period:14 January 2019 – 12 February 2019
Job Opening Number:19-Transportation-UNIFIL-109138-R-Beirut (M)
Staffing ExerciseN/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in Movement Control Section, United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Beirut. The incumbent will report to the Movement Control officer or his/her designate.


Receive and register cargo movement requests for air/ground transportation. 
Receive supplies from different sections, arranges for transportation and follows-up from delivery to destination.
Complete cargo manifests and other documentation.
Arrange customs clearance and related documentation. 
Assist Inbound Coordination unit 
Lift and carry cargo as required
Ensure cargo (including dangerous cargo) is loaded in accordance with International Regulations.
Inform appropriate consignees on delivery of items.
Board and deplane passengers, while remaining aware of safety procedures standards with respect to aircraft refueling, use of cell phones and approaching aircraft.
Check-in passengers to include manifest confirmation/amendments, baggage identification and weighing, distribution of boarding passes.
Assist with airfield and air terminal security by ensuring that all passenger baggage or property are scanned and accounted for at the time of check-in, the air passengers remain in designated areas while at the air terminal and all incidents or potential safety or security matters are reported in a timely manner.
Fulfill the duties of a passenger baggage handler by retrieving or placing passenger baggage on aircraft, assist in the transfer of baggage to the terminal area, and follow-up on misplaced or damage of baggage.
Prepare and process monthly attendance records, MOPs/Waivers, leave request, F. 10 claims, CMRs, e-job supply request and other documentation as required.
Assist passenger and cargo unit with airport/ helicopter operations as per laid down procedures.
Participate in MovCon Duty Officer Roster. Assist with administrative duties as required.
Prepare, compile and maintain the monthly detachment passenger and cargo statistics related to air/ground movements.
Track and trace missing cargo and baggage.
Drive vehicles at the airfield in keeping with appropriate licenses.
Prepare, process and follow-up on administrative arrangements with respect to staff official travel. Maintain Unit files as required (both in hard and soft copies), administrative instruction and other related documentation.
Provide general office support services such as drafting routine correspondence and the distribution to various officials.
Perform other duties as and when required by the supervisor.


Professionalism: Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets and database. 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.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; 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.

Teamwork: 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.


High school diploma or equivalent is required. 
Additional technical/vocational qualifications in logistics, transportation or management is desirable.

Work Experience

A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in movement control related services or general experience in the field of transport, travel related or logistics fields or administration is required. 
Valid national driving license is required,
Experience working at a UN field mission or UN Agencies is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of another UN official language is desirable.


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

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.
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.

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. 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.

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) on the deadline date.

No Fee


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