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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

Population Data Fellow, FGM Data and Research (Kenya) 21 agosto 2020 Especialista nacional UNFPA Kenya
UNFPA
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
18 meses con posible prórroga
21 agosto 2020

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

The FGM Data Fellows Programme will be coordinated by the Chiefs of the Gender & Human Rights (GHRB) and Population Data (PDB) Branches which will provide leadership and overall guidance. Technical supervision and monitoring will be under the responsibility of FGM focal points at country/regional level and/or under the Technical Specialist at PDB and the Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist at HQ/FGM coordination level. The Fellow will be assigned to the following tasks:

  • Learn and apply statistical techniques to analyze data collected through complex survey designs, such as DHS and MICS;
  • Feed UNFPA’s global databases with indicators on FGM at national and regional level;
  • Contribute to studies and research using a combination of survey and the Joint Programme data to provide new knowledge and evidence on FGM
  • Visualize analytical results, through maps, figures, and charts, and tables supporting annual reports, among others;
  • Contribute to the development of informational brochures and material to support evidence-based communication and advocacy for the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM at national and regional level;
  • Respond to data requests by national and regional entities, the Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Point of the Joint Programme to Eliminate FGM, as well as Headquarters;
  • Contribute to GBV knowledge, specifically the KnowVAW data
  • Perform any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University undergraduate degree or equivalent in the quantitative and/or qualitative social sciences, such as demography, public health epidemiology, statistics, sociology, economics or related discipline (such as computer science), Master’s degree preferred.
24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, public health, epidemiology, or demography;
  • Working knowledge of relevant statistical packages (particular in R, or related statistical tools/packages such as SAS, Stata or SPSS) and willingness to learn (or existing familiarity with) GitHub or version control systems;
  • Knowledge on gender related studies, especially on harmful practice including female genital mutilation is an asset;
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of GIS software (such as ArcGIS or QGIS) is an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in carrying out descriptive statistical analysis;
  • Familiarity with qualitative data collection and analysis;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded
  • Open to work remotely and willing to travel in other countries.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Estadísticas
No

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

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Application deadline: 21 August 2020

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 23 agosto 2020 Especialista nacional PNUD Kenya
PNUD
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
23 agosto 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the National Coordinator, the M&E officer will undertake the following tasks:

Ensure an appropriate monitoring and evaluation (M&E) system is in place and is functioning satisfactorily.

Provide relevant and timely M&E information in user-friendly formats to key stakeholders, and prepare presentations based on M&E data as required.

Ensure information required by the UNDP CO for input into Atlas database is availed in a comprehensive and timely manner

establish and coordinate monitoring systems including data collection, analysis and review

Anticipate, plan and support reporting requirements

Collect data on a regular basis to measure achievement against the performance indicators.

Review narrative and financial reports submitted by GEF SGP grantees. .

Maintain and administer the M&E SGP global database; analyse and aggregate findings.

Identify areas where technical support to project partners is required. Organize refresher training on M&E for partners as required.

Identify lessons learned and develop case studies to capture qualitative outputs of the project. Provide advice to the supervisor on improving project performance using M&E findings.

Perform other duties as may be assigned by the National Coordinator

Any other tasks as may be required by the Supervisor

Bachelor degree or equivalent

First level university degree in rural development, /development studies, public policy, environment conservation/natural resource management, economics, or related field. Advanced diploma/certificate in M&E is an advantage

36 Months
  • Minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in an M&E position responsible for implementing M&E activities of international/national development projects.

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and operating project M&E systems from project initiation to closeout stages.

  • Experience in designing and managing beneficiary monitoring systems.

  • Experience in strategic planning and performance measurement, including indicator selection, target setting, reporting, database management, and developing M&E and performance monitoring plans.

  • Experience in developing and refining data collection tools.

  • Experience in providing training to partners and target beneficiaries..

Competencies.


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High level of professionalism and maturity,


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Strong interpersonal and networking skills,


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Flexibility to work in harmony with staff members of different cultural backgrounds,


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Ability to function in a high pressure environment under tight deadlines,


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With a spirit of team work and initiative to produce assigned tasks with minimum supervision,


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Computer literacy in writing, spread sheets and presentations,


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Self-motivated and with organizational and analytical skills,


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With volunteer sprit and prior volunteering experience as an asset, and


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Full proficiency in English, both written and oral

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Seguimiento y evaluación
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline:23-08-2020

Project Officer 23 agosto 2020 Especialista nacional PNUD Kenya
Abierta

Project Officer

Especialista nacional
PNUD
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
23 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 the National Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Officer - Baringo Portfolio will:

  • Attend meetings, trainings and workshops at the landscape on behalf of GEF SGP
  • Keep the SGP secretariat informed of the progress and challenges at the site
  • Assist grantees to write progress and financial reports as per expectations of GEF SGP and submit them on time.
  • Attend NSC meetings when called upon to do so, to give NSC members update of the progress of portfolio implementation at the landscape/seascape.
  • Visit projects on a regular basis to monitor progress and assess accomplishment of milestones
  • Engage grantee and communities in a mid-term review and an end-of-project evaluation.
  • Work with strategic partner to (i) organize grantee workshops for experience exchange and information sharing as well as eco-fairs to display and communicate the outcomes of the complementary projects; (ii) organize field visits for SGP staff and key stakeholders; (iii) engage media personnel (TV and radio) for featuring SGP; (iv) produce quarterly and annual reports (v) mobilize grantees and communities to celebrate/observe international environment days, such as World Water Day; International Day of biodiversity, World Env Day, World Day to Combat Desertification, etc (vi) support the multi-stakeholder platform (vii) produce knowledge management material
  • Any other tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent

First level university degree in rural development/development studies, public policy, environmental/natural resource management studies, sociology; or related field.

36 Months
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience working in rural areas on issues related to community development.
  • At least 2 years of experience in addressing issues related agricultural development; environmental conservation; sustainable rural development is an asset.
  • Experience in project management, particularly at community level.
  • Experience in producing results-based management reports.
  • High level of professionalism and maturity,
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills,
  • Flexibility to work in harmony with staff members of different cultural backgrounds,
  • Ability to function in a high pressure environment under tight deadlines,
  • With a spirit of team work and initiative to produce assigned tasks with minimum supervision,
  • Computer literacy in writing, spread sheets and presentations,
  • Self-motivated and with organizational and analytical skills,
  • This is a field-based position, located within the Lk. Bogoria production landscape, Baringo County.
  • 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;
  • Possession of a valid motorcycle license and a motor vehicle licence is a plus.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Community participation and development

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline:23-08-2020

Knowledge Management and Communications Officer 23 agosto 2020 Especialista nacional PNUD Kenya
PNUD
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
23 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 the National Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Knowledge Management and Communications Programme Assistant will:

  • Prepare and conduct knowledge management and communications needs assessment to determine project information requirements.
  • Develop, design and implement a knowledge management and communications strategy to support project implementation and share results with key stakeholders.
  • Generate information from M&E reports for translation into knowledge management products for various audiences and for dissemination in various websites, social media platforms, databases and knowledge management and learning systems
  • Make trips to the field in various parts of the country to engage SGP grantees and lead in the production of regular newsletters, development of case studies; production of land/sea-scape publications and videos
  • Interact regularly with the Knowledge Management and Communications focal point at SGP Hq and at the UNDP CO to develop material for wide dissemination via respective websites, publications;
  • Work with SGP staff and strategic partners to organize learning eco-fairs, grantee exchange workshops, and discussions with county staff.
  • Identify and work with radio and TV journalists at county and national level, who have an interest in environmental issues, and can feature SGP projects on a regular basis.
  • Support efforts aimed at identifying and synthesizing best practices and lessons learned directly linked to SGP project activities
  • Establish and maintain contacts with designers, printers, editors and other suppliers to ensure timely and quality production
  • Any other tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • First level university degree in journalism; development communications; media; information management or a relevant degree
  • A diploma or certificate in environmental studies/community development is an advantage.
60 Months
  • 5 years of relevant experience at the national level in a similar position, providing knowledge management, learning and communication support to promote development project activities of international development organizations and public sector.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the environmental sector is an asset.
  • Experience in development of quality and customized results-based knowledge management products
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems and maintaining professional social-media platforms.
  • Experience in using graphic or design software
  • High level of professionalism and maturity,
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills,
  • Flexibility to work in harmony with staff members of different cultural backgrounds,
  • Ability to function in a high pressure environment under tight deadlines,
  • With a spirit of team work and initiative to produce assigned tasks with minimum supervision,
  • Computer literacy in writing, spread sheets and presentations,
  • Self-motivated and with organizational and analytical skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Development communication
  • Knowledge management
  • information management
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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.

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Application deadline:23-08-2020

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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! 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.

Environmental Law and Knowledge Management Specialist 31 agosto 2020 Especialista internacional UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés,Francés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
31 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 Head of the International Environmental Law Unit with additional reporting to the Head of the National Environmental law Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in performing UNEP’s roles and functions as Secretariat under the Montevideo Programme V – a global program on supporting countries to advance environmental rule of law - including the servicing of meetings, preparation of background documents, and preparing meeting reports;
  • Keep the UNEP-Law and Environment Assistance Platform up to date with environmental law news and knowledge products, and perform relevant data analysis;
  • Keep the UNEP Global Judicial Portal up to date with knowledge products, membership lists, case law, and other relevant information;
  • Support the Law Division with legal research for the Second Global Environmental Rule of Law Report to be published in 2021;
  • Assist in administering technical support and capacity building programmes for Member States on environmental law under the Montevideo Programme V;
  • Assist in the review of legal documents, instruments, or other material on environmental law and related areas under the Montevideo Programme V;
  • Assist in the preparation of legal opinions/advice on a wide range of environmental law issues under the Montevideo Programme V; and
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Specialization in environmental law, international law or related field.

24 Months

A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in environmental law or environmental governance. Prior experience at the international level is advantageous. Experience in knowledge management is also advantageous.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Derecho internacional
  • Environmental Law/governance
  • Knowledge management
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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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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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: 31 August 2020

Regional Global Adaptation Network (GAN) Liaison 31 agosto 2020 Especialista internacional UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés,Francés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
31 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 direct supervision of the GAN Coordinator and with a second reporting line to Regional Climate Change Coordinator in the respective region or to his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Regional GAN Liaison [insert Assignment Title] will be:

  • Supporting 3 regional networks of GAN in their respective regional headquarters i.e. Nairobi, Panama and Bangkok (Africa: Ebafosa / AAKNet; Latin America: Regatta; and Asia Pacific: APAN)
  • Liaising and reaching out to other actors and networks in the region to strengthen and expand the regional presence of GAN
  • Keeping abreast of adaptation events in the region and exploring opportunities for GAN to connect / support
  • Creating and updating contact lists for the regional networks to share and cross-fertilize with GAN’s networks;
  • Building a database of regional adaptation contacts, organizations, companies, and prestigious experts along with their areas of expertise.
  • Making regular contact with leading adaptation experts including in the private sector, and keeping abreast / discovering what they’re working on, interest and expertise (for potential involvement in projects, publications, sessions, webinars)
  • Supporting bi-directional connections between regional networks and GAN (exploring ways for GAN to work to support and connect the regions)
  • Developing surveys, conducting research and outreach to gather information, evidence, synthesize knowledge and create case studies from regional adaptation work including projects in the regions on best practices, barriers to EbA adoption and uptake, for feeding into the Global EbA Fund, UNEP normative work and global processes including UNFCCC
  • Creating content in the form of articles, stories, op-eds or other for bimonthly GAN and/or regional network newsletters, websites or reports
  • Supporting and organizing virtual or in-person adaptation events, webinars, seminars or sessions.
  • Gathering information on regional adaptation reading to feed into regular GAN reading lists Dveloping reports on latest activities of updating GAN’s regional networks and partners on GAN’s latest activities

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

This could also including mapping out these organizations and experts, along with the linkages between them

Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree related to environmental management, climate change, natural resources management or other relevant area;

36 Months
  • Required: At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in support of environmental or science networks or other relevant programmes; experience with adaptation, in particular ecosystem-based adaptation or nature-based solutions, is desired, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Required: Excellent proven written and oral communication skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting and analytical skills in English;
  • Desired: for Latin America: knowledge of Spanish; for Africa, knowledge of French and/or Arabic;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in adaptation, in particular ecosystem-based adaptation, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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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: 31 August 2020