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UNECA Vacancy 2023 (01 Telecommunications Technical Assistant (Telephony) Jobs)

UNECA Vacancy 2023 (01 Telecommunications Technical Assistant (Telephony) Jobs): Recently UNECA has drafted a job vacancy announcement Addis Zemen notification on March 11, 2023. Ethiopian Jobseeker may apply for this job on or before April 06, 2023.

Established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in 1958 as one of the UN’s five regional commissions, ECA’s mandate is to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. Made up of 54 member States, and playing a dual role as a regional arm of the UN and as a key component of the African institutional landscape, ECA is well positioned to make unique contributions to address the Continent’s development challenges.


UNECA Vacancy 2023

Hiring Organization Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA Ethiopia)
Post Name Telecommunications Technical Assistant (Telephony)
Total Vacancy 01
Opening Date March 11, 2023
Closing Date April 06, 2023
Job Category NGO Jobs

UNECA Job Vacancy 2023 Details

  • Organization Type: Private Jobs.
  • Employment Type: Full Time.
  • Department: HR Department.
  • Qualification: High school diploma or equivalent is required. Additional technical or vocational training in telecommunications or another related field is required. Any relevant industry certifications are desirable.
  • Work Experience: A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible work experience in telecommunications or a related area is required.
  • Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
  • Salary Offer: As Per Rules.
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa.
  • Position: Telecommunications Technical Assistant (Telephony).


Within delegated authority, the telecommunications technical assistant:

Voice and Messaging Operations:

  • Installs and assists in testing and commissioning various telecommunications equipment.
  • Monitors and tests the daily electronic operations of UN telecommunications equipment, including the quality of transmission facilities and affect corrections as required.
  • Conducts on-going analysis of equipment to ensure proper operation and to determine if modifications are necessary.
    Maintains equipment inventory to ensure that operational needs of field and local offices are met.
  • Gathers statistical data on equipment and communications to determine their efficiency and methods for their improvement.
  • Receives, tests, and installs telecommunications hardware and software.
  • Provides hardware and software troubleshooting support to various office locations, seeking technical advice and support from telecom/info technology staff as required.
  • Performs maintenance and minor repairs on hardware equipment.
  • Produces monthly activity reports; assists in large projects when services are to be provided in new locations such as analyzing user requests, preparing wiring layouts and wiring termination details, supervising and testing cable plants and equipment installed by vendors.
  • Programs hardware and software parameters of telecommunication equipment.
  • Gathers and analyzes statistical data on operational performance of telecommunication equipment.
  • Prepares engineering drawings such as schematic drawings, system layouts, terminations details, wiring diagrams, etc.
  • Provides assistance in workflow analysis of existing procedures and drafting of new workflow to change operating environment or optimize operation.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Professionalism: Knowledge of telecommunication equipment, principles of operations, including local area networks, satellites, radio and video surveillance systems, voice and messaging systems. Knowledge of satellite earth station technology, and principles of analog and digital transmission. Knowledge of synchronous and asynchronous data interface standards and protocols. Knowledge of satellite modem, CSU/DSU, and digital line driver operation. Ability to apply knowledge and technical skills to install and test relevant equipment, provide maintenance services and user support. Ability to assist with analog and digital transmission facility testing and troubleshooting. The ability to perform analysis, modeling and interpretation of data in support of decision-making. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Application Process

On an important note, all Ethiopian job seekers willing to work with UNECA must read the details job vacancy announcement notification and check the eligibility for the application submission.

Interested Candidates can fill the application form by visiting the official website. Candidates have to visit www.uneca.org to fill the application.

Note: Candidates should apply application before the closing date of application on April 06, 2023. For further information please check the Recruitment Advertisement and Contact details which have been given below.

Vacancy Notification Download PDF
Website www.uneca.org

Contact Details

Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Official Website: www.uneca.org

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