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Budget and Finance Assistant 09 marzo 2021 Especialista internacional MINUSS Sudán del Sur
Abierta

Budget and Finance Assistant

Especialista internacional
MINUSS
Sudán del Sur
Juba (SSD)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
hasta 30 junio 2022 con posible prórroga
09 marzo 2021

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 Engineering Resources Management Unit the UN Volunteer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist managers in the justification of resource requirements for budget submissions;
  • Coordinate with other finance and budget staff on related issues during preparation of the budget reports;
  • Monitor budget implementation and expenditures;
  • Assist in preparation of budget performance submissions and finalisation of budget performance reports, analyse variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures;
  • Prepare shopping carts for goods and services, and enter the obligations to be raised and approved in UMOJA;
  • Review payments to staff and vendors for goods and services, including checking payment for accuracy and correcting any discrepancies;
  • Coordinate filling and archiving that relates to budgets, ensuring compliance with United Nations policies and procedures;
  • Draft or prepare correspondence to respond to enquiries in respect to financial and budget matters;
  • Perform other duties as asigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field.

36 Months

​At least 3 years of progressively responsible within the UN System or in the private sector at the national or international level in budgeting of financial management.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Finanzas, contabilidad y auditoría
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office application (excel, word, power point) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;SAP/UMOJA and BI.
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System; Sound security awareness.
No

Accountability, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams, Integrity

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Application deadline: 09 March 2021

HR and Staff Development Specialist 08 marzo 2021 Especialista nacional OIM Egipto
OIM
Egipto
Cairo (EGY)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
6 meses con posible prórroga
08 marzo 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Regional Director for Middle East and North Africa, the direct supervision of the Senior Regional Resources Management Officer (SRRMO), the Volunteer will assist the SRRMO in monitoring and supporting the human resources functions of the Country Offices (COs) within the region and the Regional Office (RO) in Cairo as well as support the implementation of staff development activities across the region in coordination with relevant departments.

Regional HR Support and Recruitment

  1. Assist the SRRMO in implementing IOM's Human Resources policies, rules and regulations, as well as standards and techniques considering the CO activities; and ensure that the COs’ administrative procedures are in place and followed and are in accordance with these practices.
  2. Assist with the Recruitment processes in the region and in the RO in close liaison with the SRRMO and provide support to the COs in fulfilling the appropriate staff and non-staff vacancy needs and ensuring relevant recruitment procedures are effectively and swiftly applied.
  3. Review contracts and personnel action forms issued for Chiefs of Missions and Heads of Offices in region and support the SRRMO in reviewing contract extension requests for international staff.
  4. Support the personnel administration of RO Cairo local staff to ensure processes are well followed and that documentation is correct.
  5. Ensure timely appointment, transfer and separation of international staff in coordination with SRRMO, staff Personnel Administrators and other relevant units, as needed.
  6. Ensure timely and regular implementation of the Staff Evaluation System (SES) in the RO and in the CO in the region.
  7. Oversee the maintenance of the PRISM HR Module in the COs to keep the information accurate and up to date.
  8. Support the roll-out/implementation of new HR PRISM updates including eREC.
  9. Support in the timely and accurate personnel administration and payroll processing of smaller missions and ensure proper documentation with regards to payroll and personnel administration.
  10. Assist COs in implementation of up scaling or downsizing activities in the region in accordance with HR policies.

Staff Development and Learning:

  1. Conducts Learning Needs Analysis across the region to determine appropriate learning and development strategies/solutions and propose adequate training activities.
  2. Designing a range of learning interventions, including technical, behavioural and leadership programmes
  3. Coordinate the development, delivery and evaluation of staff learning and development programs and the implementation of an annual organization’s training plan and budget.
  4. Plan and assess the 'return on investment' of any training or development programme.
  5. Develop and facilitate relevant “in-house” training sessions / programs in coordination with Staff Development and Learning Unit (SDL).
  6. Develop effective induction programmes and arrange on-the-job training for new employees with relevant departments.
  7. Provides expertise and develops initiatives and tools related to leadership and management development.
  8. Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to top management across the MENA region in coordination with SRRMO and SDL (e.g., coaching, counselling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  9. Provide input on workforce and succession planning as well as resources management unit restructuring as needed in coordination with the SRRMO.

Reporting and HR analysis

  1. Compiles course evaluations; provides relevant statistics on training activities for inclusion in reports.
  2. Assist in the preparation of reports and analysis that may be required in coordination with the SRRMO, RD or HRM.
  3. Ensure the regular updating of the country offices and the ROs organigrams/ staffing table and contact lists.
  4. Assist in tracking and monitoring gender balance regional statistics, planning for gender target.
  5. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in human resources management, public or business administration, psychology, organizational development, social science, or related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
60 Months
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) recognized qualification is an advantage.
  • Current knowledge of effective learning and development methods
  • Experience in Administration and Human Resources Management.
  • Familiarity with UN common system or similar systems.
  • Knowledge of staff rules and regulations, staff entitlements and benefits, recruitment and selection practices and training programme.
  • High level of computer literacy, knowledge of PRISM is a distinct advantage and experience using Articulate Storyline, WebEx, and Cornerstone (or other Learning Management System software) is desirable.
  • International setting and/or multicultural environment HR experience in other missions/other countries is an added advantage.
  • Ability to /Experience in linking training to performance and quality.
  • Ability to/Experience in carrying out Training Needs Analysis
  • Ability to communicate ideas and instructions to staff at all levels in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to plan activities in a rapidly changing environment.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Gestión y desarrollo de los recursos humanos
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 08-03-2021

Humanitarian Field Support Assistant 03 marzo 2021 Especialista nacional OCHA Estado de Palestina
OCHA
Estado de Palestina
Ramallah (PSE)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
hasta 31 diciembre 2021
03 marzo 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Humanitarian Affairs Analyst/ Head of UNOCHA Central Field Coordination Unit - Ramallah sub office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Support Coordination:

  • Participate in regular field visits and meetings to gather and verify information needed to understand the humanitarian situation and the needs of the most vulnerable communities.
  • Draft reports on field visits to vulnerable Palestinian communities ensuring an adequate and accurate record of events (including completion of forms as needed).
  • Support information verification and the production of reports on key issues for inclusion in the bi-weekly Protection of Civilians report, the monthly Humanitarian Monitor and ad hoc reports as necessary.
  • Participate in the entry of critical protection incidents (settler violence, demolitions and other protection concerns) into the respective databases.
  • Support the mapping of access restrictions and their impact on Palestinians in the central West Bank and Jerusalem.
  • Support multi-cluster need assessments undertaken in AoR as requested.
  • Contribute to the analysis of developments and trends in the AOR especially by highlighting concerns from a local perspective and by regularly updating the field team on new and developing trends or specific areas of concern.
  • Support the team, as required, in preparing for field briefings for officials, diplomats and decision makers.
  • Support the Field Office in disseminating UN and OCHA reports at the local level, as agreed.
  • Provide logistical support for coordination meetings, including preparation of information packs and recording minutes and notes
  • Support in updating partners contact in formatted lists as needed.

Operational Support

  • Maintain inventory of Sub-Office non-expendable items using the agreed format (ex. stationary)
  • Support the electronic filing system of the Field Coordination Unit FCU; updating of contact lists by cluster, theme and location; weekly backup of FCU files and monthly backup in Jerusalem; and photo archiving in a timely manner according to the established guidelines.
  • Maintain hard and soft copy archives (e.g. demolition orders, land confiscation orders…etc.).
  • Maintain and update work tracking on a daily basis in consultation with unit members.
  • Coordinate the use and maintenance of FCU’s equipment, cameras and other tools (including ensuring tools are in the FCU vehicle prior to field visits, with charged batteries and containing necessary layers and forms).
  • Liaise with OCHA IMU to help solve equipment-related problems at the sub-field office.
  • Provide translation, both verbal and written, from and to Arabic and English.
  • Ensure sub-office has sufficient number, type and in required languages of latest maps, reports, etc.
  • Provide Administrative Support for payment of Petty Cash invoices when requested.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of degree: University degree in social sciences, humanitarian assistance, information technology, development aid or another related topic

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of work experience in humanitarian field with an INGO, an NGO or a UN agency is desired.
  • Knowledge of Central West Bank geographical areas including Jerusalem.
  • Computer Skills: MS Word, MS. Excel, presentation tools
  • Prior experience with international organizations is an asset
  • Good office management and filing skills.
  • Solid inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Good working knowledge of the humanitarian situation in the North WB
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Political affairs and political reporting

This is a National Specialist UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4724.83. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered.

Application procedure:

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Registration Assistant 11 marzo 2021 Especialista nacional ACNUR Sudán del Sur
ACNUR
Sudán del Sur
Yida (SSD)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
12 meses
11 marzo 2021

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 Associate Registration Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Registration Assistant will:

  • Conduct manual registration of new arrivals in Ajuong Thok and Pamir camps by completing the relevant forms and support continuous registration activities.

  • Capture of data, mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR in the proGres database.

  • Biometric verification and capture of biometric information of refugees and other persons of concern in BIMS and other related information systems.

  • Facilitate the issuance and renewal of registration documents for persons registered jointly by UNHCR and CRA and ensure proGres database is updated to reflect this accurately.

  • Support the identification and documentation of persons with specific protection needs and immediately bring them to attention of the protection staff and ensure the needs are recorded and/or updated in the proGres database.

  • Support the maintenance of the filing systems

  • Update and maintain existing databases and generate various standard and statistical reports as needed.

  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis to support registration activities.

  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.

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

Technical/Vocational diploma
  • Advanced Diploma in computer science or other relevant programme

  • A minimum 3 years of database administration experiences (SQL as platform is preferred).

36 Months
  • A minimum 3 years of database administration experiences (SQL as platform is preferred).

    Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge;

  • Good oral and written skills.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Database design, administration and maintenance, Software and applications development and analysis
  • A minimum 3 years of database administration experiences (SQL as platform is preferred).

    Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge;

  • Good oral and written 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 community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels

  • 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.

  • 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 refugee protection

b) Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNHCR; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNHCR procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;

  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNHCR in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;

  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;

  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNHCR’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

No

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

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Application deadline: 11 March 2021

WASH Assistant 14 marzo 2021 Especialista nacional ACNUR Sudán del Sur
Abierta

WASH Assistant

Especialista nacional
ACNUR
Sudán del Sur
Yida (SSD)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
14 marzo 2021

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 WASH Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV WASH Assistant will:

Strategy and Policy

  • Support the implementation of UNHCR’s Strategic Plan for WASH activities.

  • Adapt internationally accepted standards, policies, and guidelines for WASH accordingly to the unique situation of UNHCR’s persons of concern and the country context.

  • Ensure UNHCR WASH standards are respected in the delivery of WASH services to UNHCR PoCs.

    Technical Assistance

  • Consolidate and provide technical guidance, in consultation with WASH Officer, and support to partners on all WASH-related issues to ensure quality, cost-effectiveness, sustainability and environmental soundness in their implementation.

  • Support the WASH Officer and Field Associate-WASH in Jam-Jang sub office in acting as focal person on water, sanitation and hygiene promotion issues within UNHCR and liaise governmental and nongovernmental counterparts.

  • Review on a regular basis the quantity and quality of water, sanitation and hygiene services delivered and ensures the maintenance of records of WASH performance indicators for all locations.

  • Review performance, undertake field verifications, monitor development and evaluate activities and approaches adopted by partners in WASH and related sectors, sharing the results with the WASH Officer in Jamjang.

  • Formulate appropriate designs and corrective measures with a particular focus on hygiene promotion, public health risk prevention and reduction as well as natural resources management, in consultation with the WASH Officer, Jam-Jang and UNHCR Jam-Jang sub office.

  • Promote PoC involvement and participation in all the different stages of the WASH project cycle.

  • Liaise with other sectors, particularly Site Planning, Health, Nutrition, Protection, Community Based Protection and Field, to locate, plan, implement and monitor WASH activities.

  • Ensure that regular and accurate reports that analyze the challenges encountered in providing WASH services for beneficiaries are prepared and circulated.

  • Participate in the preparation of all reports for management, donors, partner budget reviews, camp Water Monitoring System (WMS)/report cards, programme analysis, weekly, monthly, annual reports etc. in a timely manner.

  • Provide technical advice to the WASH Officer in Jamjang and UNHCR Jamjang Sub Office Management on any WASH related issues.

  • Support the WASH Officer and Field Associate - WASH to lead the WASH sector coordination.

    Advocacy

  • Advocate on all issues relating to WASH and refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR both within and outside of UNHCR.

  • Work with others in UNHCR to advocate for access to refugees and other persons of concern to WASH services in national and regional plans and proposals.

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

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of Public Health, Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Hydrology, Sanitation Engineering, Public administration or a field relevant to international WASH related development assistance

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in WASH related programs or other relevant programmes; experience with refugee or camp setting WASH programs is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.

  • Experience in project cycle management, partnerships, exit strategy and sustainability of WASH projects is essential.

  • Background/familiarity with Emergency preparedness and response (and the IASC Cluster approach).

  • Experience in borehole drilling, installation and operation of submersible pumps and solar-powered water systems.

Desired/mandatory required technical knowledge:

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;

  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; mapping; Auto CAD; 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 protection of refugees, humanitarian relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • professional work experience at the national and/or international level in WASH related programs or other relevant programmes; experience with refugee or camp setting WASH programs is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.

  • Experience in project cycle management, partnerships, exit strategy and sustainability of WASH projects is essential.

  • Background/familiarity with Emergency preparedness and response (and the IASC Cluster approach).

  • Experience in borehole drilling, installation and operation of submersible pumps and solar-powered water systems.

Desired/mandatory required technical knowledge:

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;

  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; mapping; Auto CAD; 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 protection of refugees, humanitarian relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

b) Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNHCR; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNHCR procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;

  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNHCR in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;

  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;

  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNHCR’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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apply.

Application deadline: 14 March 2021