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Telecom Associate (Technician)

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Posted On:
28 December, 2008
Last Date to apply:
11 January, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

5-7 years of relevant experience.


Duties and responsibilities:

1. Work closely with Communication Manager. Assist Comms. Manager in all routines. Take over all the responsibilities in case of his/her absence.
2. Install, maintain, upgrade and support the radio communication systems including HF/VHF systems.
3. Provide regular user support to UN Agencies in terms of radio programming etc.
4. Maintain a central database of call signs and sel-calls for all UN agencies operating in Pakistan.
5. Assign sel-calls and call signs to personals and vehicles of UN agencies in Pakistan.
6. Perform regular maintenance work as and when required in the UN interagency radio rooms.
7. Liaise with UN interagency radio rooms and make sure that contact information such as call signs, sel-calls and telephone numbers are updated regularly.
8. Assess status of the IA radio room and perform upgrades to enhance MOSS compliance.
9. Setup and implement procedures in the IA radio rooms for normal operations and security tracking.
10. Provide training in the use of VHF and HF radio equipments to IA radio operators as well as UN staff in general.
11. Provide computer training to allow radio operators to log incidents, produce documents, initiate correspondence and formulate shift rosters.
12. Instruct staff on map plotting and general awareness.

Corporate Competencies:

Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning

Shares knowledge and experience
Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
Strong IT skills
Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesHSSC, Diploma in Electrical or Computers.Matriculation / O levels