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Monitor, UN Humanitarian and Reconstruction Mechanism for Gaza-Multiple positions

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Monitor, UN Humanitarian and Reconstruction Mechanism for Gaza-Multiple positions, Multiple positions (TA-P3)

Application period 21-Feb-2024 to 26-Feb-2024

Multiple Duty Stations

UN Security Council Resolution 2720 (2023) mandates the establishment of a mechanism “for accelerating the provision of humanitarian relief consignments to Gaza through states which are not party to the conflict, consulting all relevant parties, with the goal of expediting, streamlining, and accelerating the process of providing assistance.” The United Nations Humanitarian and Reconstruction Mechanism (UNHRM) will be built to include all the commodities – humanitarian and commercial – that are necessary to ensure effective response to the needs of 2.2 million residents of Gaza (across the Strip), encompassing humanitarian, reconstruction, and early recovery needs.

Functional Responsibilities

  1. In accordance with the UNHRM guidelines, the incumbent will lead a range of functions that includes monitoring/ tracking/ verification process and supporting relevant clearance requests within the scope of UNHRM work.
  2. In accordance with the UNHRM guidelines, represents UNHRM during the monitoring, screening, inspection, and other relevant UNHRM processes.
  3. Monitors the screening and inspection process of the humanitarian cargo destined for Gaza, along the different route points and within convoys, including working with local government officials to ensure best practice.
  4. Ensures that the relevant sections of the inspection and verification system’s database are populated properly.
  5. Prepares monitoring and inspection reports as per the reporting templates and provide them to the relevant colleagues/counterparts as per the UNHRM SOPs.
  6. In accordance with the UNHRM guidelines, undertakes verification of humanitarian cargo in Gaza.
  7. Coordinates with relevant colleagues to monitor the handover of the humanitarian aid to the ultimate consignee and further distribution.
  8. In accordance with the UNHRM guidelines, and when requested and agreed by the parties, undertake monitoring activities inside Gaza.

Successful candidates may be required to travel to non-family duty stations at short notice and acceptance of the position carries expectations to deploy at short notice.


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in security, Maritime Affairs, law enforcement, customs or related fields.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with required qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • At least 5 years of demonstrated relevant professional experience in police, military, maritime affairs, maritime affairs, port management, customs and related law enforcement fields.
  • Experience in the management, inspection and logistics of commercial shipments is an asset.
  • Previous experience as a front line officer with knowledge and experience in evidence collection and physical examination; examination of means of transport and cargo including vessels, trucks, etc, is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in border security procedures is desirable and would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in rummaging, search and seizure procedures (including vehicle searches)Previous international experience is required. Previous experience with a multilateral organisation such as the United Nations, the European Union, NATO, or other such multilateral organisations is highly desirable and an asset.
  • Strong ability to interact effectively and collaboratively with a broad range of government officials, international donors and other key stakeholders.
  • Previous demonstrated experience in fragile and post-conflict environments is highly desirable and an asset.
  • Full computer literacy and excellent communication, analytical and report writing skills.Experience in computers and office software packages (MS Office, Excel, etc.).


  • English fluency in speaking, writing and reading.

How to apply

To apply for the vacancy and know more about the position, please visit our UNOPS vacancy portal https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=27582

Deadline: 26 Feb 2024

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