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Associate Health and Nutrition Officer 17 agosto 2020 Especialista internacional ACNUR Congo
ACNUR
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
Francés ,Inglés
22 septiembre 2020
12 meses
17 agosto 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 Programme Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Accountability:

  • Take the lead in the assessment and analysis of the health needs of persons of concern by implementing methods like: participatory assessments such as the Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective or joint assessment missions; as well as utilizing objective tools like the multi-indicator nutrition, health and WASH survey; health indicators from the Health Information System and Balanced Scorecard approach; and health facility assessments to serve as the basis for planning to effectively address health issues of public health importance, based on the principles of Public Health and Primary Health Care.
  • Ensure that public health programme interventions are reflected in implementing partner agreements in a timely manner; regularly monitor and report on compliance with established guidelines and procedures.
  • Pursue collaborative, consultative partnerships in order to ensure quality health planning and sustainable service provision for refugees in all camps.

Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results):

  • Take the lead in monitoring and evaluating health programme implementation in the field (with the support of Nutrition Field Officer and Health Associate), in accordance to work plans co-developed with implementing partners.
  • Oversee the implementation of the Health Information System from training of health workers on data collection, examination of quality of data collected, and providing supervisory support and guidance to IP coordinators.
  • In collaboration with partners and local authorities, ensure adequate preparedness, early detection and effective response to disease outbreaks.
  • Ensure all primary health programmes are implemented by IP health workers according to national guidelines by health implementing partners in each refugee health facility – and ensure that mental health care and reproductive health / HIV interventions, are well integrated into the PHC services at camp level.
  • Oversee and regulate medical referral activities from the secondary to tertiary level, and ensure that submissions for Resettlement on the Medical Needs fully satisfy the current criteria.
  • Establish an efficient drug management system that encompasses assessment of essential medicine needs for the refugee operation based on drug consumption, procurement, storage, distribution, and rational utilization at the camp health facilities.
  • Assess training needs of Governmental Organisations (GO) and NGO implementing partner staff; ensure that health staff undergo capacity development activities relevant to their posts; and that training activities are well-coordinated and implemented according to agreed work plan timeframes.
  • Implement capacity development interventions with refugee / host community volunteers utilizing participatory approaches.
  • Support UNHCR Nutritionist in the conduct of the annual nutrition survey and monitor implementation of the nutrition programme, particularly within the in-patient stabilization centers.
  • Supervise implementation of interventions for malaria prevention and control according to GFATM-UNDP Scaling Up Malaria Interventions project and ensure timely reporting.
  • Advocate with government line ministries for the transfer of operational responsibility of the health sector from the NGOs to the line ministry (MOH).
  • Collaborate with UNHCR / MOH / Implementing Partners (IP) engineers on the implementation of projects for upgrading of health infrastructure in the camps or host community areas.
  • Cooperate with colleagues in the Basic Services / Livelihoods Section on increasing community involvement in health promotion; community mobilization in preparation for the transfer of basic services to the line ministry; and cost-sharing schemes to be adopted in the camps.
  • Participate in the evaluation of possible health financing schemes to ensure sustainability of health services in the camps.
  • Lead the process of ensuring the sustainability of health services through the transfer of health facilities to Ministries of Health.

Authority:

  • Ensure compliance to the updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Medical Referral of Persons of Concern (PoCs).
  • Institute Drug Management Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Represent the refugee health sector in coordination meetings and liaise with implementing partners, UN agencies, NGOs, and the Ministry of Health to coordinate health activities in the refugee camps.
  • Prepare input for information, communication and advocacy on the health and nutrition situation of populations of concern to UNHCR among partners, donors, other agencies and the government; and provide information for funding submissions, appeals or reports.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Health science (nursing, medical, nutrition) and post graduate degree in Public health (MPH) is preferable

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of work experience in public health nutrition; previous working experience in refugee settings and/or international experience; demonstrated experience in managing health and nutrition programmes; experience working with multi-sectorial teams especially UN agencies (WFP, UNICEF) and Ministry of Health is an advantage; prior experience in conducting nutrition surveys and familiarity with SMART/SENS is an advantage.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public health, Food safety and nutrition

Computer skills: Working knowledge of Word, Excel and basic data analysis skills (e.g. Stata, EpiInfo, SPSS) required.

No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 17 August 2020

UNV Monitoring & Evaluation Officer 19 agosto 2020 Especialista internacional PNUD Guinea Bissau
PNUD
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
Inglés,Francés ,Portugués
01 septiembre 2020
12 meses
19 agosto 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 Deputy Resident Representative for Programme or his designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

Strengthen the results-based monitoring and evaluation system ;

  • Participate in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans;
  • Contribute to development of data collection tools for activities in the field;
  • Contribute to preparation of semi-annual and annual program reviews / reports and ensure timely reporting ;

Strengthen national Country Office Management Performance

  • Participate and support the Projects Quality Assurance (PQA) exercise, and ensure quality control of reports;
  • Contribute to maintain a good stand (ACCLAIM or Better) of the Office in the CPI indicators exercise ;
  • Support projects with Transparency International data compliance.

Support the development of databases

  • Support the establishment of projects monitoring databases;
  • Contribute to the updating of the Program database (i.e. using ATLAS);
  • Check the quality of the data collected.

Support planning, and monitoring and evaluation exercises under UNDAF

  • Participate in meetings of the UN Monitoring and Evaluation Group;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the UNDAF monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Facilitate the availability of UNDP Program indicator values to UNDAF Outcome Groups and support them in the formulation of monitoring of indicators.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in Economics, Development Studies, Statistics or other related areas.

36 Months
  • Monitoring and evaluation ;
  • Knowledge of planning, project / program management, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and socio-economic data collection and analysis techniques ;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Development programme/project administration
  • Monitoring and evaluation ;
  • Knowledge of planning, project / program management, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and socio-economic data collection and analysis techniques ;
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment ;
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights.

LANGUAGES: Fluency in written and spoken English OR French is required. Knowledge of Portuguese would be an asset.

No

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

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Application deadline: 19 August 2020

Technical Officer – Nutrition and Food Safety in Emergencies 20 agosto 2020 Especialista internacional OMS Congo
OMS
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
Francés ,Inglés
01 julio 2020
24 meses
20 agosto 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 Nutrition team lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Technical Officer - Nutrition and food safety in Emergencies will support the integration of nutrition and food safety activities in AFRO’s Emergency Preparedness and Response activities through performing the following tasks:

  • Monitor sources of early warning information, based weather patterns, disease outbreaks, food security trends, etc, and contribute to AFRO WHE’s preparedness and response planning;
  • Support integration of nutrition and food safety indicators in tools used in the emergency context (e.g., Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR), Health Resources Availability Monitoring System (HeRAMS), etc), and support capacity building for their application in nutrition monitoring and response;
  • Participate in interagency dialogue during development and implementation of preparedness and response plans to address specific nutritional and food safety emergencies;
  • Support epidemiological and risk assessment, and propose responses to nutritional and foodborne disease outbreaks;
  • Support strengthening of surveillance: identify constraints and gaps in existing surveillance systems and provide technical solutions to improve nutrition/food safety integration in broader health information systems (DHIS2, IDSR, HeRAMS);
  • Undertake field assignments during emergencies when needed;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Required Education:

An advanced university degree in Public Health, Clinical or Public Nutrition, International Health, Epidemiology, Food Science and Technology or related fields.

36 Months

Required Experience:

Three to five years of relevant experience, at national and international levels, in outbreaks and/or emergency operations with emphasis on nutrition/disease surveillance. Experience in developing and promoting collaborative actions within and between agencies.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
 Seguridad alimentaria y nutrición, Respuesta de emergencia, operaciones de socorro inmediato y operaciones de ayuda humanitaria después de un conflicto
No

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

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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. Please note that fluent French and good English are required for this assignment.

Application deadline: 20 August 2020

Social mobilization, Training and Volunteering Specialist 27 agosto 2020 Especialista nacional PNUD Guinea Bissau
PNUD
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
Portugués ,Inglés,Francés
Inmediatamente
6 meses
27 agosto 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 supervision of Senior Technical Advisor or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Social mobilization, Training and Volunteering Specialist will:

1.Awareness raising and outreach

  • Develop a communication and awareness raising strategy to promote national volunteering in the country;

  • Organize awareness campaigns in universities, colleges, administration, CSOs, NGOs, businesses, the general public;
  • Develop tools to promote volunteering;
  • Ensure that traditional and social media promote and report on volunteers’ activities and support the dissemination of volunteers’ testimonials and work.

2.Capacity building

  • Develop training modules and tools, and set up a system for volunteers’ training;
  • Carry out trainings on voluntary engagement and citizenship;
  • Ensure a continuous engagement with, monitor and evaluate volunteers’ activities;
  • Ensure training of Regional Volunteers Centers and Volunteers Host Organizations in management of volunteers;
  • Develop a plan to prepare and support volunteers’ socio-professional integration upon completion of their volunteering.

3.Project implementation

  • Participate in identification of Regional Volunteers Centers;
  • Contribute to the redaction of Regional Volunteer Centers’ guide;
  • Define selection criteria for recruitment of volunteers;
  • Collect and analyze requests received for volunteers;
  • Supervise volunteering activities;
  • Contribute to strengthening partnership with partner institutions and structures;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, development or equivalent

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience in developing tools and training groups;
  • Proven experience in promotion and popularize volunteering and social mobilization;
  • Proven experience in communication and set up public events.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience in developing tools and training groups;
  • Proven experience in promotion and popularize volunteering and social mobilization;
  • Proven experience in communication and set up public events;
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Past experience in development organization is an asset;
  • 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;
  • 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 sustainable development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Fluency in spoken and written Portuguese is required. Working knowledge of French or English is optional.

No

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

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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.

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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Guinea Bissau and legal residents in Guinea Bissau with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline : 27-08-2020

Female candidates are strongly encouraged.