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Project Coordinator 08 noviembre 2020 Especialista internacional UNWomen Senegal
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Project Coordinator

Especialista internacional
UNWomen
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
Francés ,Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
08 noviembre 2020

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

Under the overall supervision of UN Women WCARO Policy Adviser for Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action, the project coordinator will be responsible for the following key Functions:

  1. Strategic direction and technical management of the project
  • Provide technical and strategic assistance to project activities, including planning, implementing and monitoring, and ensure quality control of interventions;
  • Provide practical support to country offices and implementing partners in the areas of project management and planning, field activity implementation and management, as well as monitoring and evaluation of the project impacts;
  • Develop terms of reference of consultants and subcontractors, and assist in the selection and recruitment process and provide technical supervision of the work carried out by the experts and consultants hired by the project;
  • Advising on political and legal issues concerning the project;
  • Ensure the preparation and revision of the project annual plan of Action;
  • Inform the regional adviser of the progress of the project, according to the mechanisms and frequency established in the project document;
  • Represent the project at regional and national levels;
  • Record and maintain documents on relevant Programme activities, issues, and risks.
  1. Ensure quality project coordination, implementation at regional level and timely donor reporting
  • Coordinate relationships with partners to support implementation and expansion of the projects, raise potential problems and suggest solutions;
  • Identify capacity building needs and support partners through technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives as needed.
  • Collect information from country offices and ensure the timely submission of quality progress reports and donor reports as well as the other reporting documents (multi-year, annual, quarterly, operational, reports);
  • Contribute to strategic connection, result-based reporting and knowledge management with global Women’s Resilience to Disasters and Crisis program and support strategic cooperation particularly between the Sahel Resilience Programme and thePromoting women’s resilience in the Lake Chad Basin Region” programme” in joint cooperation with the Sahel Resilience Programme Coordinator.
  • Gather and compile all information necessary for monitoring and reporting on program and projects from the planning to the evaluation stages;
  • Monitor the implementation of activities and the expenditure of funds; conduct regular monitoring visits, as required;
  • Draft and provide inputs to annual and quarterly reports; coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
  • Establish systems for project planning, implementation and monitoring, in collaboration with partners and UNWOMEN country offices;
  • Provide inputs from the project to the regional report.

  1. Networking, partnership building and resource mobilization

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts, UN Agencies and regional stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build the capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results.
  • Develop background materials, technical briefs and gender analysis that will inform UN Women’s strategic positioning and contributions to regional processes including…
  • Draft communication and advocacy materials to promote awareness, establish partnerships/alliances, ensure visibility and support resource mobilization on issues related to gender-responsive DRR and humanitarian action and crisis response under the broader umbrella of promoting women’s resilience in the Lake Chad Basin Region.
  • Participate in inter-agency meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on joint planning and preparation of joint regional, DRR and humanitarian action-crisis response related projects.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fundraising and partnership development purposes.

  1. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
  • Participate in the development of a LCB resilience proramme knowledge management and communications strategy to guide relevant activities contribute to enhanced knowledge sharing and increased visibility of UN Women’s programmatic interventions.
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Research, benchmark and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Participate in meetings and policy dialogues on issues related to resilience and humanitarian action in the Lake Chad Basin.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced University degree in social sciences, law, international relations, Gender Studies or other related field, or equivalent

36 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with national/regional partners, preferably related to gender, disaster resilience and humanitarian affairs;

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Development programme management, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations

Experience in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with national/regional partners, preferably related to gender, disaster resilience and humanitarian affairs;

Experience in joint programming and working with different partners;

Experience in Africa and particularly the Lake Chad Basin;

Experience in developing program documents on gender equality and gender mainstreaming in peace & security and humanitarian processes

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 8 November 2020

Technical Officer Risk Communication and Community Engagement 28 octubre 2020 Especialista nacional OMS Senegal
OMS
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
Francés
01 diciembre 2020
24 meses
28 octubre 2020

Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Team Lead RCCE or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Technical Officer RCCE will:

  • Act as a risk communication focal point at Hub Incident Management system during outbreaks and emergencies:
  • Oversee the development, elaboration and implementation of the risk communication plan as part of the health response operations.
  • With key stakeholders in the national authorities, UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and civil society organizations identify the country's top hazards and develop relevant information, education, and communication materials in languages and formats easily used by national stakeholders and the public.
  • Liaise closely with the HQ and regional counterparts for risk communication, ensuring coherence of strategy, materials and messages. Ensure that technical material produced by the country office integrates risk communication principles and practice.
  • Monitor and proactively counter false rumours and misinformation; and address fears and concerns.
  • Work closely with the Community Engagement Officer to integrate findings from knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) surveys, focus group discussions and other feedback from community engagement activities into risk communication activities and products.
  • In collaboration with the Communication Officer, proactively brief and educate journalists and broadcasters.
  • Lead and maintain quality control for risk communication products such as public information; brochures, leaflets and posters; radio and TV scripts; guides for stakeholders for risk communication and ensure their translation into the local language and their adaptation for the local context.
  • Report regularly in risk communication activities and issues to the IM, respective RO and HQ counterparts.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization and donor communication in the area of risk communication.
  • Develop and maintain standing risk communication capacity in the WHO Regional Office/ Hub:
  • With internal and expert input and working in line with global and regional frameworks and strategies, develop a multi-hazard risk communication plan for the country office.
  • In close collaboration with the Community Engagement Officer and the Communications Officer, map and engage risk communication stakeholders; establish and sustain coordination mechanisms for emergency risk communication.
  • Map preferred channels of communication in the country with a focus on vulnerable groups.
  • Organize risk communication training for WHO country staff.
  • Brief, guide and coordinate risk community surge capacity personnel that may be deployed to the country.
  • Support national capacity building for emergency risk communication:
  • Work with resources from the global and regional levels to train and prepare country-level counterparts for emergency risk communication.
  • Support national authorities to convene stakeholders and co-develop a national risk communication strategy and plan.
  • With HQ and RO support, underpin the national assessment of risk communication capacity and/or oversee simulation exercises to test and improve the national capacity.
  • Support national authorities to conduct lessons learnt exercises to strengthen emergency risk communication further.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Health, Social Sciences, or Health Development Area, or other relevant programmes; experience with Community work is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Other health related experience, Other communications related experience

Risk communication and Community Engagement, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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?

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.

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

This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Application deadline: 28 October 2020