Telecoms Operator

at UNHCR UN Refugee Agency
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted December 6, 2018
Category Telecommunication
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Job Title: Telecoms Operator

Vacancy Notice: Internal/External

vacancy notice number 056/2018

Position Number 10026386
Location: Adjumani

Position Grade: GL4

Closing Date: 2018-12-10
Organizational Context
Direct supervision and support will be received from Associate Administrative Officer. The incumbent will also refer to technical manuals and UNHCR instructions concerning telecom operations.

Responsibilities
-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 perform 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.

Accountability and Authority

 

Skills

- English language is essential for the work of the post.

Another UN language and good knowledge of the local language an asset.

Desirable

- Sound knowledge and practice of Secretarial functions

- Good Communication skills

Experience Requirements

- 2 years previous job experience

- 2 years experience relevant to the function

Education Requirements

- Completed Secondary Education with a training or Certificate in radio/telecommunications.
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