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Chargé de projet Santé et Nutrition (Marrakech) 29 octubre 2020 Especialista nacional UNICEF Marruecos
UNICEF
Marruecos
Marrakech (MAR)
Francés ,Árabe ,Inglés
Inmediatamente
hasta 13 noviembre 2021
29 octubre 2020

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

En tant que membre actif de l'équipe de l'UNICEF, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies apportera un soutien efficace, opportun, réactif, convivial et de haute qualité est apporté à l'UNICEF et à ses bénéficiaires dans l'accomplissement de ces fonctions. Sous la supervision du Spécialiste de Programme, Chef du Projet intitulé « Améliorer la santé maternelle et infantile au maroc a travers la modélisation des systèmes de santé communautaire renforces » ; et fera partie de la Section sante de l’UNICEF Maroc., Il/Elle sera appelé à assumer les tâches suivantes :

  • Soutien technique pour améliorer le système de santé communautaire grâce à l'élaboration et au renforcement des systèmes de soins de santé primaires au niveau communautaire, en se fondant sur les relais communautaires ;
  • Soutien technique pour améliorer l'accès à la nutrition et aux services de santé maternelle, néonatale et infantile et soutenir le développement de l'enfant dans les 1000 premiers jours ;
  • Soutien technique pour repositionner le rôle de Dar Al Oumouma comme levier pour encourager l'accouchement dans un environnement supervisé et la consultation post-partum ;
  • Soutien technique pour accroître la demande de services de santé maternelle et infantile / nutrition au niveau communautaire, grâce à une combinaison de stratégies de communication pour le développement pour un meilleur engagement communautaire et le changement de comportement durable ;
  • Soutien technique pour l'amélioration de l'état nutritionnel de la mère et de l'enfant grâce à des activités intégrées et multisectorielles axées sur la réponse aux carences en micronutriments ;
  • Soutien au Programme de santé maternelle et infantile par le biais d'une approche de mentorat pour renforcer la capacité des partenaires et de l'élaboration de cadres fondés sur des données probantes sur l'efficacité des interventions proposées.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Diplôme universitaire en médecine, soins infirmiers et sages-femmes, santé publique et nutrition, développement de l'enfant, développement social, développement communautaire ou autres disciplines pertinentes.

24 Months

Au moins deux années d'expérience professionnelle dans la planification, la programmation, le suivi de la mise en œuvre et l'évaluation des programmes de développement, de préférence de santé.
Expérience professionnelle dans une fonction de gestion de programme ou une expertise technique dans la survie de l'enfant et les soins de santé souhaitée.

Expérience de travail sur le terrain souhaitée.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Healthcare administration, Development programme/project administration

Connaissance des théories et des pratiques dans :

  • Santé publique
  • Interventions éducatives dans le domaine de la santé et des soins nutritionnels
  • Méthodologie de la gestion de programme/projet
No

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

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Marocet les résidents légaux de Maroc ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.

Date limite pour postuler : 29-10-2020

Gender Programme Officer 22 octubre 2020 Especialista internacional PNUD Papua Nueva Guinea
Abierta

Gender Programme Officer

Especialista internacional
PNUD
Papua Nueva Guinea
Port Moresby (PNG)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
hasta 31 diciembre 2021 con posible prórroga
22 octubre 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 Resident Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Gender Programme Officer will:

  • Effective application of RBM tools, annual report of results and supporting establishment of management targets and monitoring achievement of results for the gender projects: EU/UN Spotlight Initiative on Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Women in Leadership.
  • Contribute to the formulation of programs and projects in the areas of Democratic Governance for UNDP within the framework of the Common Country Program Document (CCDP). This will involve: research, preparation of concept notes; organization of project formulation and appraisal process including managing consultants and coordinating with UN agencies, government implementing partners, donors, civil society, etc.; ensuring quality and compliance of project design; managing the process of final appraisal and approval of the projects.
  • Support monitoring and quality assurance activities through participation in programme meetings, field visits; assistance to project reviews and mandatory annual external audit, etc., so as to ensure that projects are implemented effectively, and their outputs and impact being assessed in pursuance of the stated objectives of the projects.in the duties for this assignment.
  • Contribute through reporting and information sharing on UNDP’s Gender and Governance programme as required under Peace, People and Prosperity Pillars under the PNG Delivering as One UN Development Assistance Framework 2018-2022.
  • Coordinate with other UN Agencies, bilateral and multilateral donors for the objectives of the program.
  • Liaise with government and development partners for knowledge sharing on gender and democratic governance
  • Explore programme linkages with other on-going initiatives between the Governance and Environment Portfolio
  • Continuously review and analyse the political, economic and social developments in the country.
  • Keep an up-to-date library of knowledge on gender and governance portfolio, proactively sharing documents with team members and responding to their specific requests for information.
  • Contribute to the development and review of knowledge products by analysing and sharing lessons learnt and programme evaluation results as well as targeted interventions.
  • Facilitate innovation and knowledge sharing mechanisms within the CO to contribute to internalizing improved practices within teams and foster higher levels of engagement among colleagues.
  • Support the Governance Portfolio comprising of staff and consultants on implementation of projects and initiatives in compliance with the UNDP POPP.
  • Support process for Annual Workplan development, monitoring and reporting. These include UNDP’s corporate requirement on Atlas and UNDAF reporting.
  • Support the Governance Portfolio to prepare regular updates on programme and financial delivery including identification of any risks and bottlenecks.
  • Support senior management in briefing the Bureau leadership, liaising regularly with the regional hub team for their input and sharing information as requested by supervisors as well as representation as required in internal and external meetings.
Master degree or equivalent
60 Months

A minimum of two years of paid working experience in a relevant field

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Monitoring and evaluation, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
No

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

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Application deadline: 22-10-2020

Knowledge management and M&E officer 01 noviembre 2020 Especialista internacional UNICEF Níger
UNICEF
Níger
Niamey (NER)
Francés ,Inglés
15 noviembre 2020
24 meses
01 noviembre 2020

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

Under the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, and in close coordination with the principal Advisor of the project “Building Resilience in the Sahel”, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support evidence-based learning to ensure child-sensitive and gender-sensitive approaches are integrated to develop a risk-informed approach to planning and implementation in social sectors at the local level.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to enhance the capacity of community actors to provide community-based health interventions, quality nutrition-promotion and counselling services to adolescent girls and women of childbearing age especially those most at risk (both vulnerable and disproportionately exposed to specific shocks and stresses).
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen capacity of young women and men for effective, and inclusive participation (especially for girls and women) in intergenerational social dialogue and in community development engagement.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen the capacities of families, communities and municipalities to support an equitable access, retention and protection of children in schools with a special emphasis on girls.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen capacity of vulnerable groups, adolescent girls and boys and young women and men for citizen engagement in community and municipality planning, local taxation and social accountability mechanisms.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document the communal WASH approach, which aims to support communes in providing a complete water, hygiene and sanitation package at the community level while supporting local planning that takes into account climate change issues and emergency situations.
  • Support organization of internal workshops to ensure progressive learning and lessons learning from each sector supported by UNICEF (health, nutrition, WASH, education, child protection, social protection)
  • Perform other duties related to generation of strong evidence base from study cases to access the effectiveness of the model of resilient communities in the Niger, as needed.
  • Support to data collection and strengthening of national data collection and analysis capacities on cross-sectoral issues (gender, equity, etc.)

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science, communication or other related fields.
24 Months

Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.

  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working

relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;

  • 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; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Gestión de programas de desarrollo, Programas de voluntariado y gestión de voluntarios
  • Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working
  • Relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;
  • 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; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Procurement Officer 22 octubre 2020 Especialista internacional OMS Congo
Abierta

Procurement Officer

Especialista internacional
OMS
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
Francés ,Inglés
01 julio 2020
24 meses
22 octubre 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 Operations Officer in the WHO Country Office or the Chief Procurement Officer in the Regional Office, the UN Volunteer will:

  1. Support the procurement and contracting activities. This includes preparing cost estimates and procuring equipment and supplies locally and through the Global Management System (GSM).
  2. Review procurement requests and contractual documents for compliance with contract specifications; authorize the payment of suppliers.
  3. Monitor the preparation and distribution of invitations for bids and requests for quotation to qualified suppliers. Review offers and provide input on contract awards, in compliance with the WHO standards, policies and procedures.
  4. Track and update the suppliers’ database, prepare suppliers' performance evaluations, identify and take appropriate action regarding suppliers who repeatedly fail to comply with the terms and conditions of their contracts.
  5. Draft audit responses, review and follow- up on any outstanding audit recommendations related to the procurement of goods or services.
  6. Work closely with the Global Service Center (GSC), Regional Office and HQ Procurement Teams to follow up on shipments and provide updates on delivery status or delays; resolve any outstanding issues.
  7. Provide notice of shipment to consignees; prepare claims for lost, damaged or incorrect shipments and assist in obtaining settlements as necessary; coordinate the resolution of claim issues with suppliers concerning their non-compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
  8. Set up and maintain an appropriate documentation and archiving system to allow easy retrieval and use of purchase authorization/purchase orders and reports received.
  9. Perform any duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Required Education: First level university degree in business, public administration, procurement, logistics or a field related to purchasing, from a recognized university
36 Months
  • Required Experience: At least 3 - 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in procurement or contracting operations.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Logística y gestión de suministros
  • Skills: Thorough knowledge in procurement operations and supply chain services.
  • Language Skills: The positions will require purely francophone candidates and anglophone candidates. Bilingual candidates will be an advantage.
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. French speaking candidates are particularly needed.

Application deadline: 22 October 2020

Staff Development & Learning Officer 23 octubre 2020 Especialista internacional OMS Congo
OMS
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
Inglés,Francés ,Portugués
Inmediatamente
24 meses
23 octubre 2020

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

During deployment, the duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Human Resources Manager, and working in close consultation with Global and WHO Africa Regional Office (AFRO) learning networks, the incumbent leads the staff development and learning team; Works closely with Managers and staff to develop and implement the overall strategy for SDL; develops, delivers, monitors and evaluates learning programmes; administers the learning management system; and provides advice, guidance and reporting on performance management and development activities, for the African Region. The Staff Development and Learning UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide secretariat support to the AFRO Learning Committee and, based on committee recommendations, develop and implement the overall strategy for staff development and learning in the African Region.
  • Guide the AFRO Learning Focal Point (LFP) network to identify and collate staff development and learning needs across the region, and supports the LFP network, through training of trainers, to facilitate the delivery essential learning activities in Regional Office Clusters and Country Offices.
  • Conduct Learning Needs Analysis across the region.
  • Liaise with the WHO Career Development and Learning team and supports the implementation of required global learning initiatives.
  • Administer the WHO Learning Management System for the Region including learning management, elearning development and publication, targeting of learning and reporting.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on implemented SDL activities.
  • Support the development of elearning programs using Articulate Storyline.
  • Manage the financial resources allocated to staff development and learning in the Region.
  • Provide advice, guidance and training for Performance Management and Development (PMD) activities.
  • Report, at key periods in the PMD cycle, to Country Offices and Clusters on completion rates for mandatory PMD activities.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Essential

  • First university degree in human resources management, public or business administration, psychology, organisational development, social science or related field.

Desirable

  • Masters level qualification in a related area
36 Months

Essential

  • At least Three (3) years of experience in planning, developing, organising, conducting and evaluating staff development activities, in an international setting and/or multicultural environment.

Desirable

  • Experience in the implementation and management of a Learning Management System.
  • Experience in designing and developing e-learning.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Gestión y desarrollo de los recursos humanos

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
  • Experience using Articulate Storyline, WebEx and Cornerstone (or other Learning Management System software) desirable.

Functional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to conceptualise and develop Staff Development and Learning strategies.
  • Excellent knowledge of instructional design and facilitation techniques.
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on the Performance Management and Development process.

Language skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English or French with working knowledge of the other language is required;
  • Working knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage

Competencies and Values:

  • Communication: expresses oneself clearly in conversation and interaction with others; actively listens. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: demonstrates ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
  • Promoting WHO’s position in health leadership: positions the organization as a leader in health. Gains support for the organization’s mission. Coordinates, plans and communicates in a way that attracts support from intended audiences.
  • Creating an empowering and motivating environment: guides and motivates staff towards meeting challenges and achieving objectives. Promotes ownership and responsibility for desired outcomes at all levels.
  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources: Identifies priorities in accordance the organization’s strategic directions. Develops and implements action plans, organizes the necessary resources and monitors outcomes.
No

Communication, Leadership, 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.

Application deadline: 23 October 2020

Technical Officer - Risk Communication and Community Engagement 28 octubre 2020 Especialista nacional OMS Congo
OMS
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
Inglés,Francés
Inmediatamente
24 meses
28 octubre 2020

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

  • Act as 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 top hazards for the country 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 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 focus on vulnerable groups.
  • Organize risk communication trainings 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 the running of simulation exercises to test and improve the national capacity.
  • Support national authorities to conduct lessons learnt exercises to further strengthen emergency risk communication.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s level or above) in social sciences, behavioural sciences, development sciences, communications or public health from an accredited/recognized institute.

36 Months
  • At least 3 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
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Otra experiencia relacionada con la salud

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

Competencies and values:

  • Communication
  • Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
  • Promoting WHO’s position in health leadership.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Teamwork
  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to WHO Agency]; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to WHO 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 WHO 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 WHOmission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
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: 28-10-2020

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

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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