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Category Entidad Anfitriona País
Finance Assistant 30 marzo 2020 Especialista nacional UNWomen Sudán
Abierta

Finance Assistant

Especialista nacional
UNWomen
Sudán
Khartoum (SDN)
Inglés,Árabe
Immediate
until 31 December 2020
30 marzo 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the overall guidance of Country Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), and direct supervision of the Finance Associate the UNV Finance Assistant works in close collaboration with the Programme and Operations Team in the Sudan Country Office as well as with the Operations and Programme teams in UN Women Regional office (RO) & HQ for solving complex finance-related issues and information delivery:

  1. Implement financial strategies, in full compliance of UN Women rules, regulations, policies, and recording and reporting systems;
  1. Prepare and administer CO budgets in full compliance of UN Women rules, regulations, policies, and recording and reporting systems;
  1. Provide finance support to the Programme and Operations team;
  1. Provide administrative support to Resource Mobilization;
  1. Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing;
  1. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Secondary education
  • Completion of secondary education is required.
  • Specialized national or international certification in accounting and finance is an asset .
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting is an asset.
48 Months
  • At least 4 years of progressively responsible experience in finance.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Otra experiencia relacionada con las finanzas, la economía y la administración
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Gender Equality, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 30 March 2020

Development Coordination Officer, Economist 10 abril 2020 Especialista internacional UNRCO Djibouti
UNRCO
Djibouti
Djibouti (DJI)
Inglés,Francés
Immediate
5 months with possibility of extension
10 abril 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 25 años. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Senior Development Coordination Officer, Strategic Planning and RCO Team Leader or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Development Coordination Officer, Economist will:

1. Plans, facilitates and consolidates evidence-based SDG analysis in support of a shared understanding by the UNCT of sustainable development trends, challenges and opportunities in programme countries:

  • Researches, analyzes, consolidates and presents SDG-related data, as well as information on emerging best practices in sustainable development, paying special attention to gender and capacity development, and proposes policy options to RCs/UNCTs;
  • Identifies and analyzes issues that impact multiple SDGs and their targets and proposes 'accelerator interventions' that can help unlock and accelerate progress towards sustainable development across multiple areas;
  • Assesses and highlights sustainable development trade-offs and risk factors, as well as early-warning indicators that may undermine the achievement of SDG targets and impact the UN's role and programme in the country and suggests appropriate measures to address them;
  • Collects and analyzes data on UN country level operations in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda, identifies gaps and proposes follow-up actions;
  • Researches, develops and presents policy papers, guidance notes and other knowledge based-tools and directs discussion in country-level forums to help influence and advance policy dialogue on achieving the SDGs;
  • Coordinates the preparation of UN flagship reports, including the analysis of data and ensures the provision of evidence to build the case for policies and interventions on SDGs;
  • Monitors regional and global economic trends and issues, analyzes their implications for the realization of the SDGs at the country level and recommends additional issues for consideration.

2. Provides substantive advice on innovative economic and SDG policies to RCs and UNCTs, as well as to national counterparts in government and other relevant partners:

  • Guides substantive support to the RC/UNCT on SDG-related issues, particularly on policies to accelerate the achievement of the SDGs, including through Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support (MAPS) and similar processes, and evaluates and highlights potential trade-offs between SDGs;
  • Identifies issues and proposes recommendations for the UNCT on how UN country-level operations can be optimized and better respond to sustainable development needs and emerging trends in country;
  • Elicits, evaluates and consolidates policy options proposed by UNCT members, ensuring an integrated approach to the UN's policy advice to national counterparts in government and other external partners;
  • Plans and directs the work of the in-country UN Joint Policy Team (or equivalent) and drives cross-pillar nexus approaches in country to policy, analysis and assessment.

3. Coordinates the development by the UNCT of new generation of SDG programmes with a strong investment orientation and focus on acceleration towards achieving the SDGs:

  • Guides the development and implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) to ensure that the UN's country-level operational activities effectively support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda in country;
  • Provides substantive support to programme formulation and revision throughout the UNSDCF cycle, based on sound SDG analysis;
  • Contributes to the UN joint programming process to strengthen the formulation of a new generation of UN joint programmes that are aligned with the SDGs, oriented towards investment, and have impact at the national level;
  • Assists UNSDCF result groups in the implementation of joint workplans to ensure SDGrelevant and SDG-responsive UN operational activities for development;
  • Proposes recommendations to enhance UN support to governmental and multi-stakeholder processes on SDG policy development and capacity development.

4. Plans and directs SDG knowledge generation and management:

  • Plans, facilitates and contributes to local, regional and global communities of practice and knowledge networks and promotes collaboration, peer support, innovation good practices, lessons learned, needs, and opportunities in the area of sustainable development;
  • Researches, analyzes and presents best practices and lessons learned from implementation of UNCT projects and programmes, with a view to advising the RC and UNCT on actions to strengthen the policy orientation of the UN;
  • Monitors and analyzes best practices and successful models implemented by the UN in country and suggests options for developing these into bankable national SDG investment policies and programmes;
  • Provides advice on global/corporate guidelines, tools and other materials related to sustainable development policy.

5. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent degree) in economics, sustainable development, public policy, business or public administration, social sciences, education or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

84 Months
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in sustainable development policy, economic analysis or project/programme management in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Otra experiencia relacionada con las finanzas, la economía y la administración
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of
your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 10 April 2020