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Interested candidates are kindly requested to apply for the vacancy by a return e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or hand drop their applications at UNHCR Representation Office situated on Ministries Road, Buluk Area behind office of Sudan Council of Churches.

The deadline for applications is 17:00 hrs Monday, 10th August 2018.


Title of Post

Telecom Operator



Type of Appointment

Fixed Term Appointment


1 year (Initially)

Position No.


Date of Issue

28 August 2018


Bor, South Sudan

Closing Date

10 September 2018


Direct supervision and support are received from the Head of the relevant functional unit. The incumbent will also refer to technical manuals and UNHCR instructions concerning telecom operations.


  • Distributes incoming cables, messages, and other communication in accordance with established instructions;

  • Ensures that all communications handed to him/her for transmission are properly prepared and authorized and promptly transmitted;

  • Selects the most efficient and economic means for the transmission of messages, taking into consideration the nature and priority of communications to be transmitted;

  • Maintains a station log where all occurrences related to the operation of the telecommunication equipment are entered;

  • Ensures that no unauthorised communications are exchanged on the network;

  • Ensures that all the equipment placed under his/her responsibility is maintained in good working condition;

  • Assists new  staff members in the proper operation of telecommunication equipment;

  • May performs secretarial functions, such as handling paper work on routine, matters, arranges appointment/meetings both internally and externally, screening telephone calls, types a wide variety of materials from drafts, printed text, using a word processor.

  • May assist in making Travel arrangements.


  • Completed Secondary Education with a training or Certificate in radio/telecommunications.
  • 2 years previous job experience
  • 2 years experience relevant to the function
  • English language is essential for the work of the post.
  • Another UN language and good knowledge of the local language an asset.


  • Sound knowledge and practice of Secretarial functions
  • Good Communication skills



A competitive compensation and benefit package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org.

Submission of Applications:

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy, please submit your letter of motivation, CV and P11 Form by e-mail stating the position title and vacancy notice number in the subject line to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 11th August 2018.

Please use the attached UNHCR Personal History Form (P11), the hard copy will be available at the UNHCR Representation Office situated on Ministries Road, Buluk Area behind SCC building.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to sit for oral interview. No late or incomplete application will be accepted. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieve workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

NB: UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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