Contingent Owned Equipment Officer, P4
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Contingent Owned Equipment Officer, P4

United Nations Support Office in Somalia

岗位领域:其他 工作性质:长期工作

学历要求:本科及以上 岗位职级:P4

工作地点:Mogadishu 截止日期:02 September , 2019



Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the United Nations Support Office in Somalia (UNSOS), in the Operations and Resources Management Pillar (ORM). The Contingent-Owned Equipment Officer/Chief of Unit, will be based in Mogadishu and reports to the Chief of the Mission Support Center (MSC).


Within delegated authority, the Chief of Unit will be responsible for the following duties :-

-Provides policy and technical advice to the Chief of Section, senior mission and UNHQ leadership, representatives Troop/Police Contributing Countries (TCC/PCC) and other peacekeeping partners on all matters relating to the implementation and management of the COE System;

-Develops mission specific policies and procedures for the implementation and management in the field of Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) between the United Nations and Member States who contribute formed military or police units to field missions including guidelines and instructions for the implementation of the recommendations of the Senior Advisory Group concerning reimbursement for personnel and COE;

-Provides guidance and interpretation of the COE Manual and identifies requirements for amendments to the Manual and COE system to enhance the operational capabilities of deployed military/police units and management of COE, assists and contributes in the development of LSD position papers for consideration by the COE Working Group; Liaises between field mission and Headquarters staff on COE matters and coordinates day-to-day support of COE Operations;

-Reviews mission’s operational and logistic support plans, TCC/PCC Guidelines, assists FGS/OMA and AU/PSOD in developing the Force and Unit Requirement Statements, and other policy and guidance material produced by other technical specialists to ensure conformity with the COE Manual and mission’s specifics;

-Conducts quarterly analysis over the performance of the deployed formed military and police units as per the COE Manual standards and guidelines by UNHQ, monitors and oversights of TCC/PCC and mission performance and compliance with MOU obligations, reviews Verification Reports (VR), organizes and manages the field mission COE/MOU Management Review Board (CMMRB) reports and prepares associated briefings for senior management and their submission to the UNHQ CMMRB and relevant bodies;

-Participates in the pre-deployment visits to troop contributing countries prior to deployments;

-Prepares responses to audit reports, observations and recommendations from legislative and oversight bodies relating to COE management;

-Exercises managerial and supervisory control over the proper execution of functions carried out within the COE Unit, directing work priorities, determining the Unit work plan, developing goals and performance measures;

-Runs the global COE KPI management programme and provides relevant analysis and trends to senior leadership;

-Perform other duties as required.


Professionalism: Knowledge of UN rules, regulations and policies as they apply to integrated mission support and property management services in peacekeeping operations. Ability to identify the requirements and develop policies, procedures and guidelines for the management of COE. Ability to integrate knowledge with broader strategic, policy and operational objectives and to identify administrative implications that may arise. Analytical and evaluative skills and ability to identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations. Knowledge of performance management methodologies. 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 area of work.

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.

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.

Judgment/Decision-making: Identifies the key issues in a complex situation, and comes to the heart of the problem quickly. Gathers relevant information before making a decision. Considers positive and negative impact on others and on the Organization. Proposes a course of action or makes a recommendation based on all available information. Checks assumptions against facts. Determines that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision. Makes tough decisions when necessary.


Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration or a logistics related field. First level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience in property management, supply chain management or logistic support services may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in managing logistic support operations and property management services in military or police organisations is required. Relevant field experience in international military or UN peacekeeping operations is required. Three years in managing Contingent Owned Equipment unit in peacekeeping mission or any other similar regional or international organization is desirable. Experience in policy development at the strategic level is desirable.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and oral English is required. Knowledge of other UN official languages is an advantage.


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

Special Notice

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.

Applicants from troop- and police-contributing countries who are found most suitable and recommended for selection will be given due consideration for positions in a peacekeeping operation or Headquarters support account funded positions in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations and the Department of Field Support, taking into account their contribution to United Nations peacekeeping, in accordance with General Assembly resolutions 66/265 and 67/287. For the latest list of troop- and police-contributing countries, visit the following website: