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Youth Engagement Officer (Young People’s Participation and Empowerment) 09 julio 2020 Especialista nacional UNICEF Viet Nam
UNICEF
Viet Nam
Ho Chi Minh Cty (VNM)
Vietnamita ,Inglés
03 agosto 2020
12 meses con posible prórroga
09 julio 2020

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

  • Under the direct supervision of the Programme Partnerships Specialist, the National UN Volunteer – Youth Engagement Officer will provide support to the implementation of planned activities of the Child Friendly City Initiative with specific focus on 1) Youth led Innovation and Empowerment 2) Child Rights Awareness and Children’s Participation. More specifically the incumbent will support the following tasks:
  • Contribute with support, guidance and monitoring to youth led and adolescent focused partners such as the Youth led Innovation Lab, SIHUB, Youth Union and HAPCR with focus on building capacity for adolescents and youth participation, civic engagement, empowerment and skills building.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Youth Led Innovation Lab’s UPSHIFT/Social Innovation initiative with specific focus on supporting the development of a virtual/digital platform for trainers and educators, youth learners and innovators.
  • Provide inputs, facilitation and monitoring of the implementation of creative communication initiatives, child rights monitoring and advocacy activities conducted by HAPCR.
  • Support the ongoing implementation of Ureport Viet Nam (Vietnam.ureport.in) including activation of users through youth networks in HCMC and the South of Viet Nam. Explore and help pilot new ways of engaging young people in social media platforms including running various types of polls, surveys and contests.
  • Provide technical assistance and facilitation to the development of documentation and communication materials with focus on adolescent’s participation learning and empowerment including video stories, human interest stories, photo essays and infographics together with UNICEF communications team.
  • Support outreach and engagement with the private sector on youth empowerment and skills building, specifically skills for employability.
  • Contribute to the development of UNICEF Viet Nam’s adolescent and youth led strategy through documenting learning and good practice on youth led participation and empowerment in the Child Friendly City Initiative.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in relevant areas, such as Social sciences, international relations, community development with focus on children and/or youth, media and communications.

24 Months
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional work experience at the national or sub-national level in social or community development with focus on children and/or youth, media and communications, including social media, participatory methods in research, planning and implementation; experience with NGO or UN work is an asset;
  • Experience in/flair for developing/working with digital platforms and content in co-creation with adolescents and young people;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including, and authorities at different levels, NGOs, youth organizations;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing; 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;
  • Fluency in both Vietnamese and English, oral and written skills; solid drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Have affinity with or interest in child rights, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Experience Description:

  • Demonstrated experience in youth participation and development for peace including through social media desirable;
  • Familiarity with using social media platforms. Knowledge of relevant computer systems and applications; excellent knowledge of MS Office is required.
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Other information and telecommunications technology experience, Community participation and development

Learning and development are a central part of the UN Volunteer’s assignment and take place before, during and after his or her assignment in the field. Ideally, offering diverse opportunities for learning and development aim to strengthen the volunteer’s skills and competences, improve the quality of the assignment and keep the volunteer’s motivation high.

Learning elements for the UN Volunteer include the development of:

Professional skills: including specific competencies and reflection on assignment-related abilities; and on-the-job skills such as time management, problem solving, team building; and career preparedness such as interview skills, CV preparation, job searching.

Inter-personal skills: including communication and listening skills; multi-cultural awareness and cultural competency; and conflict and stress management.

Volunteering-related skills: including leadership; civic responsibility; and engagement and active participation.

Beyond the learning opportunities provided by UNV, the host agency will support knowledge and capacity development in the technical areas that are relevant to the UN Volunteer’s assignment. The host agency will provide, at its expense, UN Volunteers with equal opportunity to participate in training courses and workshops offered to its personnel.

No

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

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Application deadline: 09 July 2020

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Assistant (WASH Assistant) 10 julio 2020 Juventud/nacional UNICEF Afganistán
UNICEF
Afganistán
Mazar-I-Sharif (AFG)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
10 julio 2020

Edad requerida: entre 18 y 29 años durante todo el periodo de servicio voluntario. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

  1. Supports in the assessment and development of WASH designs and work plans.
  2. Assist in programme monitoring WASH interventions, including end user monitoring.
  3. Support in training and building capacity of partners and local stakeholders.
  4. Support in generating periodic and timely reports on WASH interventions, both regular development programme and humanitarian response.
  5. Undertake field visits and prepare monitoring reports of the visited project sites and submit on timely manner
  6. Provide coordination roles to the regional/provincial WASH clusters and emergency response to the vulnerable

people.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • 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 IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • 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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas is required: Water Supply Engineering, Water Resource Management, Civil Engineering, or a field relevant to international water supply related development assistance.
24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in water and sanitation related areas
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Dari and or/Pashto is required
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
 Agua, saneamiento e ingeniería ambiental
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in water and sanitation related areas
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English, Dari and or/Pashto is required
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values

Anti-Corruption Expert 12 julio 2020 Experto internacional UNODC Myanmar
UNODC
Myanmar
Yangoon (MMR)
Inglés
01 septiembre 2020
6 meses
12 julio 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 35 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Under the direct supervision of the Anti-Corruption Programme Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support UNODC anti-corruption prevention activities in Myanmar as reflected in the UNCAC Chapter II (Preventive Measures). This includes, but is not limited to, whistle-blower protection, asset declaration, anti-corruption strategies, codes of conduct, corruption risk assessments, prosecutorial and judicial integrity;
  • Work in close cooperation with the Anti-Corruption Programme Manager and provide advice on Myanmar anti-corruption policies, laws and regulations to ensure compliance with UNCAC;
  • Work with non-governmental stakeholders, including NGOs, private sector, professional associations and media, to determine how to build/strengthen coalitions and capacity to participate in the fight against corruption;
  • Support and implement capacity development initiatives in the areas of anti-corruption, integrity, transparency and public and private sector accountability based on the needs of national partners, CSOs and other stakeholders;
  • Support the development of knowledge products, based on instructive experiences and lessons learned at the national and international levels in the anticorruption domain;
  • Assist UNODC in planning, organizing and carrying out conferences, workshops and training events;
  • Assist UNODC in its fundraising efforts on anti-corruption work and considering further opportunities to promote transparency in relevant sectors in Myanmar;
  • Conduct research and propose international best practices for anti-corruption work, including to raise awareness and define grass-root initiatives targeting both the prevention and the reduction of corruption with a specific focus on the corruption in the fishery sector;
  • Others tasks which might be required.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, international relations, governance, rule of law or related area.

180 Months
  • At least 15 years of progressively responsible relevant work experience in international development in the field of anti-corruption;
  • Familiarity with UNCAC implementation, review, and self-assessment processes is essential;
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
International law, Other development programme/project experience
  • Experience with the administration of development programmes, including planning, budgeting, monitoring, reporting would be an advantage;
  • 5 year experience providing technical assistance to governmental institutions and in an international setting in corruption essential.
  • Solid practical experience advising upon and applying international legal frameworks, standards and best practices in the field of anti-corruption required.
  • Practical operational experience working in an anti-corruption agency, or an international organization, on prevention of corruption an asset.
  • Up-to-date knowledge and practical experience of UN programmes, policies, guidelines and procedures are an asset.
  • 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, Universities and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

EN

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Application deadline: 12-07-2020

ICT Assistant 12 julio 2020 Especialista nacional UNICEF Fiji
Abierta

ICT Assistant

Especialista nacional
UNICEF
Fiji
Suva (FJI)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
6 meses
12 julio 2020

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

  • Helpdesk Support

Maintains and logs all requests for computer requests and incidents into Service Gateway platform. Performs help desk support to an increasingly complex environment, e.g. hardware and software trouble-shooting, upgrade and installation of hardware (PC, Laptops, printer, memory, etc.) and software (Windows 10, Office 365, Citrix, etc.). Participate in analysis of problems, diagnose errors and corrects simple problems. Refers more complex problems to ICT Officer.

  • Technical Support

Assists in installation of new or replaced hardware and software system as per agreed section plan. Ensures that all HW and SW are in compliance with UNICEF standards.Ensures that all HW/Printers/Scanners etc. are in fully functional state and under guidance from appropriate specialist ensure periodic maintenance of the HW equipment.

  • Backup of Data

Ensures that a daily backup of key applications and systems are done, and backup media stored in the designated area. Proper records to be kept for all backups and movement of backup media.

  • Inventory and ICT Asset Management

Maintains hardware and software inventory list in SharePoint Team Site
In consultation with ICT officer, carry out asset disposal activities with proper record management and approval

  • Ad Hoc Assignment and Administrative Support

Performs any other tasks as assigned by Supervisor. This includes clerical/secretarial tasks: filing, making photo copy, typing memos, assembling manuals and other materials, etc.

  • Special Assignment

Provides installation and stand by support to all meetings with in the office or in hotels as appropriate

  • Reports

Assist the ICT Officer in producing a monthly Management Report for EAPRO and Management.
Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Secondary education

Computer Science or Information System or related ICT discipline is desired.

24 Months
  • 24 Months if qualifications is below degree level.
  • Degree holders without any work experience can also apply.

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 stakeholders and customers
  • 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.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
IT architecture and IT project management, Other information and telecommunications technology experience

IT architecture and IT project management Mandatory.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 12 July 2020

Economic Development Officer 13 julio 2020 Experto nacional PNUD Nepal
PNUD
Nepal
Dhangadi, Janakpur (NPL)
Inglés,Nepalés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
13 julio 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 35 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the overall supervision of the RR/DRR or their designated mandated representative(s), Economic Development Officer will work very closely with the Development Economist.

  • Support all steps of project planning, including identification of target areas, participants and other key stakeholders, such as municipalities, cooperatives, farmers groups, extension officers, information extension providers;
  • Assist the completion of the baseline surveys and other necessary research pieces;
  • Support analysing financial incentives for farmers’ adoption of new agricultural technologies, tools and methods or engagement in different steps of value chains;
  • Coordinate and liaison with local government, provincial government as well as other stakeholders to enrich the program and enhance access of the beneficiaries to
  • Support the preparation of detailed implementation strategies for socio-economic recovery package targeting agricultural value chains, in collaboration with implementing partners;
  • Support the preparation progress reports and other relevant documents
  • Support for preparation of training materials for enhanced sustainable agricultural practices, agroforestry, technology transfers, processing, marketing and other areas;
  • Support the provision of training programs, focusing on various parts of agricultural value chains and agro-forestry;
  • Coordinate and support field monitoring of project implementation;
  • Document lessons learnt and good practices on a regular basis;
  • Coordinate with implementing partners to support timely project implementation and finalization and sharing of narrative and financial reports;
  • Support the compilation of quarterly narrative and financial reports from implementing partners to be share with UNDP CO;

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.
Master degree or equivalent

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Science/Economics/forestry/agroforestry or natural science or any other related field.
  • Or: Bachelors degree in a relevant field, with at least five additional years of relevant work experience.

Experience:

  • At least five years of previous work experience in green economic development programming.
  • Experience working with UN agencies or international development organization will be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in the area of agricultural value chains, green economic development, and/or project formulation, preparation of concept notes and reports will be an asset.
60 Months

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Science/Economics/forestry/agroforestry or natural science or any other related field.
  • Or: Bachelors degree in a relevant field, with at least five additional years of relevant work experience.

Experience:

  • At least five years of previous work experience in green economic development programming.
  • Experience working with UN agencies or international development organization will be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in the area of agricultural value chains, green economic development, and/or project formulation, preparation of concept notes and reports will be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Nepalese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Agricultural economics

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Agricultural Science/Economics/forestry/agroforestry or natural science or any other related field.
  • Or: Bachelors degree in a relevant field, with at least five additional years of relevant work experience.

Experience:

  • At least five years of previous work experience in green economic development programming.
  • Experience working with UN agencies or international development organization will be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in the area of agricultural value chains, green economic development, and/or project formulation, preparation of concept notes and reports will be an asset.
No

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

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 13-07-2020.

Social Inclusion Officer 17 julio 2020 Especialista nacional PNUD Pakistán
PNUD
Pakistán
Islamabad (PAK)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
17 julio 2020

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

The Social Inclusion Officer will report to Programme Specialist, Youth Empowerment Programme and undertake the following tasks:

  1. Support the Youth Social Inclusion and Engagement Specialist in the design and implementation of activities to ensure inclusion of marginalized youth groups.
  2. Support the Youth Social Inclusion and Engagement Specialist in conducting research and analysis on the situation of marginalized youth in Pakistan, and provide recommendations.
  3. Support advocacy activites carried out by the project to pomote youth inclusion and engagement.
  4. Engage regularly with project partners to promote inclusion for people living with disabilities.
  5. Provide inputs on steps that the UNDP Pakistan Office could take to ensure increased inclusivity and accessibility for people with disabilities.

Furthermore, participants in the Talent Programme are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge on the SDGs and the United Nations Development System
  • 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);
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNDP and UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • 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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Hold a Bachelor level, degree or be enrolled in a university degree at Master level in development studies, or any related field in humanities and social sciences
  • Demonstrated commitment to social inclusion and knowledge of the challenges faced by marginalized groups
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights
  • Interest in developing project management, policy and advocacy skills
12 Months
  • Previous work experience will be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
 Otra experiencia en programas/proyectos de desarrollo
No

Application procedure:

To be eligible to apply for this assignment, candidates should be living with a disability.

How to apply: Applicants need to register their profile with UNV Talent Pool via https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup before applying for any assignments.

Then please apply via the "Apply" link below. On your profile, kindly select the response “yes” to the question whether you consider yourself a person living with a disability. Should you require special arrangements to facilitate the interview and assessment during the selection process, please indicate this in the “special remarks” field in your profile.

For assistance related to the registration, kindly contact email@unv.org.pk

Application deadline: 17 July 2020

Malaria Elimination Officer 19 julio 2020 Especialista internacional OMS República Democrática Popular Lao
Abierta

Malaria Elimination Officer

Especialista internacional
OMS
República Democrática Popular Lao
Vientiane (LAO)
Inglés,Laosiano ,Tailandés
Inmediatamente
6 meses con posible prórroga
19 julio 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the WHO Malaria Technical Officer, the UN volunteer will assist the CMPE unit of the Ministry of Health to fulfil their objectives with particular focus on supporting revisions and implementation of malaria elimination policies and protocols. The UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Work with the National CMPE staff to review the existing National Malaria Elimination Surveillance and Response Guidelines, and revise the guidelines based on lessons learnt and to align with the new National Malaria Strategic Plan 2021-23;
  • Work with the CMPE, Provincial and District Malaria offices and health facility staff to improve understanding and capacity to implement the revised malaria elimination strategies and activities, specifically to:
    • Support sub-national training on the new national Malaria Elimination and Surveillance and Response Guidelines in elimination areas;
    • Improve provincial and district malaria office capacity to regularly and systematically analyse and interpret malaria elimination surveillance data in the malaria information system (DHIS2) and to address common programmatic issues;
    • Assist the provincial and district malaria staff, as well as health facility staff, to conduct effective and timely case and foci investigation and response activities (including reporting);
  • Work with the National CMPE staff to develop a national malaria elimination certification roadmap, which includes the creation of key documents, policies, reporting systems and other criteria that are essential to meet the WHO malaria elimination certification requirements;
  • Work with the CMPE and the PHEOC, which is under the national Department of Communicable Disease Control (DCDC), to improve the understanding, integration and utilization of malaria data at the PHEOC, as part of the strengthening and of this body to provide oversight and high-level support for the effective implementation of malaria elimination activities;
  • Participate in and contribute to the ongoing WHO Respectful Workplace Initiative that encourages trust, responsibility, accountability, mutual respect, open communication and where the dignity and diversity of individuals are fully embraced;
  • Undertake other tasks as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree in medicine, science, public health or another relevant associated health field;
  • Postgraduate degree in public health, epidemiology, health systems, health science or a related field.
24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in a public health program or in a related field;
  • Experience working in a developing country setting;
  • Experience working in disease surveillance and/or public health implementation is desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Thai(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Salud pública, Otra experiencia relacionada con la salud
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English;
  • Knowledge of Lao language is desirable.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19-07-2020

Development Coordination Officer, Programme Communications and Advocacy 19 julio 2020 Especialista internacional UNRCO República Democrática Popular Lao
UNRCO
República Democrática Popular Lao
Vientiane (LAO)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
19 julio 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 the RCO Head of Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Development Coordination Officer, Programme Communications and Advocacy:

1. Plans and facilitates strategy advocacy and programme communications in support of the Lao PDR – UN Partnership Framework (UNPF) 2017-2021 and the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2022-2025:

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT in designing, implementing and monitoring the UN joint advocacy and communication strategy, promoting the UNPF/UNSDCF as the primary instrument for the planning and implementation of UN development activities in the country, in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;

• Researches analyzes and presents inputs to the RC and UNCT on strategic advocacy and programme communications for the 2030 Agenda to boost the impact of programmatic objectives under the UNPF/UNSDCF;

• Plans and facilitates the promotion of advocacy and communications as a tool for a participatory approach to UNPF/UNSDCF implementation and monitoring, reflecting the views and priorities of people, including those left furthest behind;

• Monitors and analyzes the media in areas related to the UN’s mandates and programmes in Lao PDR, as well as other issues relevant to UN brand and positioning;

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT on public messaging and media outreach, and assists in managing reputational risks or crises around sensitive issues;

• Identifies and assesses potential issues, concerns and risks related to communications and advocacy, and suggests corrective actions to the RC and UNCT, UN Policy Advisory Team, Results Groups and other UN groups;

• Leads and facilitates the work of the UN Communications Group (UNCG) throughout the stages of the UNPF/UNSDCF cycle;

• In collaboration with the UNCG, and in coordination with the RCO colleagues undertakes data management and results reporting, prepares the annual communication plan to publicize and communicate results with a focus on the UN’s development impact;

• Assists the RC and UNCT in projecting the UN’s image positively, effectively and accurately as well as promoting transparency and accountability;

• Provides substantive support to ensure that communication performance indicators are identified, incorporated, monitored and reported on throughout the UNPF/UNSDCF cycle.

2. Coordinates and supports the UN Communication Group activities and members:

  • Facilitates cooperation among the UNCG members and supports formulation, implementation and reporting on the UNCG annual work plan and budget under the UN Joint Communication Strategy (2017-2021);
  • Facilitates communication between the UNCT and UNCG and leads the UNCG joint activities, including monthly meetings.

3. Contributes to partnership building and media relations:

• Plans and facilitates the engagement of key traditional and non-traditional partners, including government, civil society, private sector, development partners and others new as well as traditional actors on the collective 2030 Agenda and the UN’s work in-country;

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT in significantly expanding public outreach on the 2030 Agenda and the UN’s role and impact in-country;

• Plans and facilitates public engagement on the UN’s role and work in-country, including through programme visits showcasing the UN’s development impact;

• Undertakes regular liaison with other partners for content development, information exchange, collaborative communication efforts, and innovative communication and advocacy tools;

• Compiles and analyzes communication experiences and shares findings with country, regional and HQ communication colleagues so that best practices benefit UN’s communication work;

• Develops and maintains close working relationships with the media, including editors and journalists in key national and international news outlets; develops, maintains and updates media relations contact list/database;

• Prepares official briefing materials, talking points, speeches, statements, op-eds and presentations as necessary.

4. Plans and facilitates digital communications:

• Develops and maintains digital external platforms such as the UN country team website as well as UN social media presence (Facebook, Twitter account etc.);

• Plans and facilitates the development and implementation of a digital content strategy and contributes to the development of key communication products (e.g. human-interest stories, photography, video, animations, etc.).

5. Provides substantive support for publications and branding management:

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT on joint UN publications ensuring high-quality standards and the correct application of the UN branding guidelines;

• Prepares inputs for the RC and UNCT on the use of the UN joint brand at the country level across UN products, both offline and online.

Master degree or equivalent
  • Either an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communications, journalism, business or public administration, sustainable development, international development, social sciences, education or related area;
  • Or a Bachelor’s university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
60 Months
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Arts, music, photography and film

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme communications and advocacy or partnership development in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.

Knowledge and understanding of Lao PDR country context and sustainable development issues are desirable.

Proficiency and experience with photography and videography, multimedia and design software (Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, etc.), website content management systems, social media analytics tools and other communications tools would be an advantage.

No

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Communications Officer 19 julio 2020 Especialista nacional PNUD Viet Nam
PNUD
Viet Nam
Hanoi (VNM)
Vietnamita ,Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
19 julio 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Assistant Country Director/Head of Governance and Participation Team, the UNV will provide support for the implementation of the Visibility and Communication Plan of Justice and Legal Empowerment Programme, PAGoDA mechanism (V&C Plan) and be responsible for activities relating to communications, advocacy and media implemented by UNDP in the PAGoDA mechanism, as well as select support to broader communication priorities of the governance and participation programmes of UNDP, as guided by annual work planning. The UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support events, workshops and forums by developing communications plans aligned with the UNDP Annual Work Plan(s) and the V&C Plan;
  • Facilitate media and community relations and ensure all media coverage of UNDP is monitored and reported to staff and the regional office;
  • Support the production of Programme brochure(s) including info graphics;
  • Support the development of video stories, including the development of TOR, story line, scripts and working with filmmakers to ensure the quality of the video.
  • Develop, update and monitor social media platforms for the Programme, especially the project webpage and the project Facebook account;
  • Provide support in editing of additional website content information;
  • In coordination with the UN Viet Nam Communications team and Communications teams of UNDP and UNICEF in particular, prepare press releases, media advisories and assist the Program Team members on V&C actions when needed;
  • Provide communications support to the Program Team members in the implementation of UNDP activities, including but not limited to:
  • Support to communications and public campaigns on rights awareness, legal empowerment behavior change;
  • Development of outreach materials on legal advice and support to the rights holders;
  • Development and implementation of a comprehensive and professional legal empowerment behavior change strategy;
  • Support interventions to raise public awareness on protection of rights and access to justice for vulnerable groups, in particular for women, children, ethnic minorities and poor people;
  • Support communications in relation to legal advice and information sessions in prisons and pre-trial detention facilities and policy dialogues on justice sector reform.
  • Photograph/ coordinate photography and develop photo essays, human interest stories and /or press releases on UNDP organized events and field missions;
  • Manage an information bank with both hard and soft filing for archiving photos, stories and press coverage in relation to the Programme, PAGoDA mechanism implemented by UNDP;
  • In liaison with other members of the Communications Team of UNDP and UNICEF, maintain up to date information on UNDP V&C activities on the UN Viet Nam, and UNDP country office, regional and HQ websites;
  • Mainstream gender in the UNDP Communication work.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in fields related to journalism, communications, media studies or in social sciences and other relevant field.

24 Months

Work experience and Background:

  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience working in communications;
  • Previous experience with the UN or other international organizations is an asset
  • Sound knowledge of the major development issues regarding gender issues in Viet Nam;
  • Experience working in communications and visibility actions and programs;
  • Experience working on public awareness raising, justice and legal empowerment would be an asset;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English in addition to fluency in the national language;
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills;
  • Highly organized and self-motivated;
  • Personal sensitivity and commitment to issues affecting gender equality, justice and human rights;
  • A high level of computer literacy;
  • Basic administration / secretarial skills;
  • Demonstrated personal sensitivity and commitment to the values and principles of volunteerism, cultural diversity, justice and human rights;
  • Prior volunteering experience is an asset;
  • Persons with ethnic minority background are strongly encouraged to apply.

Competencies:

  • Social media skills;
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking;
  • Ability to cope with pressure/meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and strong team working capacity;
  • Demonstrated personal sensitivity and commitment to the values and principles; of volunteerism, gender equality and cultural diversity.

Computer skills:

  • A high level of computer literacy;
  • Competence with communications and publishing software (print, online, video, for example for infographics/ publications: Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign; for website: Dreamweaver; and for videos: Adobe Premier Element/ Pro or other video editing software)
  • Internet communication and searching skills;
  • Basic administration / secretarial skills;

Language skills:

  • Full proficiency in English and Vietnamese, including excellent written and spoken skills in both languages.
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Periodismo, medios de comunicación y radiodifusión
No

Communication, Creativity, Working in Teams

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