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Contracts Management Assistant

democratic republic of the congo

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: democratic republic of the congo
  • Grade: Administrative support - Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
    • Administrative support
    • Procurement
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
  • Closing Date: Closed


Mission and objectives

MONUSCO/MONUC was established in 1999 under the auspices of the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). SCR 2277 (2016) requests MONUSCO to support efforts of the Government of DRC towards the protection of civilians, through a comprehensive approach involving all components of MONUSCO, including through reduction of the threat posed by Congolese and foreign armed groups and of violence against civilians, including sexual and gender-based violence and violence against children to a level that can be effectively managed by the Congolese justice and security institutions; and to support Stabilization through the establishment of functional, professional, and accountable state institutions, including security and judicial institutions. The project aims at a better understanding of the most serious violations of human rights law and international humanitarian law in DRC and supports the leadership of the Mission through informed policy and decision making on future vetting of security forces through risk assessment and mitigation, joint planning for MONUSCO operations, as well as advocacy efforts.


Assignments with non-family (GOMA)

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the Contract Management Officer (CMO) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: - Ensure that Contractors and UN comply with their obligations under the terms of the Contract; - Prepare and draft the quarterly Contractor performance reports for the Contract Management Officer, UNHQ/Procurement Division, requisitioners and vendors. - Day to day monitor the compliance with all operations of system contracts and procedure under assigned Contract Management Unit. - Record and archive, in soft and hard copy, all correspondences and supporting documents related to contract functioning. - Support the monitoring and analysis of contractual performance to ensure compliance with contract terms, schedules, and cost objectives. - Create and maintain databases related to the contract functioning. - Timely dispatch of periodicals reports regarding the periodic performance review meeting and Contractor performance evaluation. - Provide contract related data whenever required by stakeholders and auditors. - When working with national staff, contracting partners, government representatives and other related stakeholders, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training. - The UN Volunteer Contract Management Assistant may also be asked to assist and coordinate with the Welfare Unit on welfare and wellbeing activities as required. - Performing any other related duties as may be required.

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