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Programme Assistant 15 abril 2021 Especialista nacional ACNUDH Líbano
Abierta

Programme Assistant

Especialista nacional
ACNUDH
Líbano
Beirut (LBN)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
hasta 31 diciembre 2021
15 abril 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 the Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Assistant, will:

  • Provides assistance in support of planning and implementation activities/processes in relation with OHCHR technical engagement with Syrian civil society and other stakeholders;

  • Conduct researches, data collection and analysis on specific programmes/project related topics, including attending meetings upon delegation, note taking and minutes, preparation of a variety of periodic and ad hoc reports, unofficial translation of documents, statistical tables, graphic content, and other relevant background materials;

  • Assists in the coordination of programme/project planning and preparation; monitors status of programme/project proposals and related activities and deliverables; assists with logistics and IT tasks related to activities, travel arrangements, procurement of equipment and services etc, in close coordination with the administrative unit;

  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of programme/project budget proposals; provides assistance in the implementation of budget guidelines;
  • Supports programme/project managers on internal/external reporting; provides assistance on reporting requirements as per donors’ relevant guidelines, rules and procedures;

  • Contributes to preparation of publications in multiple languages (English and Arabic), including coordination with editor, translation and printing services etc.;
  • Drafts correspondence and communications related to delegated aspects of programme/project administration, including work plan and budgets, revisions and other related issues;

  • Conducts any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. law, political science, international relations, development, or area related to human rights;
48 Months
  • At least four years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in human rights, development, programme management, or other relevant programmes; experience with civil society is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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 human rights, civic space, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Gestión de programas de desarrollo
No

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

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Programme Assistant (Isiolo) 16 abril 2021 Especialista nacional PNUD Kenya
PNUD
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés
01 mayo 2021
8 meses con posible prórroga
16 abril 2021

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

UNDP in collaboration with the Kenya School of Government (KSG) and County Government of Isiolo in 2018 initiated a youth programme which aimed at building the capacity of 52 youths from Isiolo County on entrepreneurship and life skills. A youth learning center was also established which serves as:

  • Capacity Building and Computer Lab unit: To support the training of Youth on Access to Government Procurement Opportunities, ICT, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills, Creative Economy
  • Talent, Innovation, Creative, and Filmmaking Hub: To engage Youth to develop innovative and creative ideas to improve Quality Service delivery in the Public Sector. Talent development such as filmmaking (Sinema Mashinani), acting.
  • One-stop-shop information Unit: The unit will provide Youth in the County with all the necessary information to facilitate their participation in the developmental agenda. The Centre will also provide access to information such as AGPO, Jobs, Scholarship, and Capacity Building. The Youth can access information through the KSG Youth Innovation Centre Website and Knowledge Management SMS platform
  • Coaching, mentorship, Counselling Services unit: The unit will support individual coaching and mentorship, counseling services for Youth who are Abusing Drug.

Reporting directly to UNDP Devolution Project Manager, the Programme Assistant will perform the following duties and responsibilities within the Consolidating Gains and Deepening Devolution in Kenya Project:

  1. Facilitate the implementation of the project as well as monitor and address risks
  2. Write reports on the activities being conducted in the youth Innovation and Learning Center
  3. Coordinate program activities and strive to meet project activity results
  4. Maintain a register of and lead engagement with key Centre stakeholders

Facilitate the implementation of the project as well as monitor and address risk

  • Work with KSG and County Government of Isiolo in the development of joint monthly activities as well as budgets based on expected year-end outputs of youth activities.
  • Work with KSG and County Government of Isiolo team to monitor planned activities in order to identify best practices as well as constraints/implementation bottlenecks and to take necessary actions to overcome the constraints.
  • Manage the data base on the youth trained and ensure close monitoring of youth activities and report on the achievements, challenges and lessons learned for improvement of the programme.

  • Ensure sustainability of the activities at the center through close collaboration with the County Government of Isiolo, KSG and other stakeholders

Write reports on the activities being conducted in the youth Innovation and Learning Center

  • Provide monthly updates on the activities being undertaken at the youth learning center
  • Attend the Projects Progress meetings and brief the team on the activities achieved with the learning Center

  • Compile progress reports in close coordination with the M&E officer to ensure they are in line with the outputs/activities agreed in the annual work plans and ultimately ensure information-sharing.

  • Maintain contact of Isiolo Youth Innovation and Empowerment Centre alumni, document their achievements,
  • Identify and enlist youth for mentoring and coaching of other youths in Isiolo or any other FCDC Counties.

Coordinate program activities and strive to meet project activity results

  • Contribute to the creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies, and approaches of the youth center.
  • In collaboration with KSG and the County Government of Isiolo, monitor the messages being sent out through the SMS platform, analyze some of the achievements and concerns being raised and the action taken.

  • Ensure drafting relevant materials for wide dissemination and visibility of program achievements in close collaboration with the project and UNDP communications Unit

  • Conducting of Key Informant Interviews with some of the trained youth to collect some of the success stories.

Maintain a register of and lead engagement with key Centre stakeholders

  • In partnership with Kenya School of Government, County Government of Isiolo maintain and initiate effective dialogue and coordination with key stakeholders on youth issues.
  • Ensure regular communication, organization, knowledge management and consultation with KSG, UNDP and the County Government of Isiolo
  • Participate in other UNDP Kenya Country Office activities as may be called upon, including promotion of Volunteerism for Development
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Social Sciences, Project Management, or other related areas. Master’s degree will be an added advantage

24 Months
  • Previous experience in development assistance or related work for an international agency or donor organization, government or NGO is a pre-requisite.
  • Strong analytical, drafting and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to coordinate youth programs with diverse range of partners.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • 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.
  • Understands the Kenya Constitution 2010 especially on devolution matters and experience working with counties

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional competencies:

  • Analytical and strategic thinking / results orientation.
  • Knowledge management
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks related to annual work planning, implementation and reporting against the relevant project outputs and indicators including data management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment.
  • Excellent team-building, and interpersonal skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Administración y asistencia administrativa

Public Administration, Social Sciences, Project Management

No

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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.

Please note that the duty station for this assignment is in ISIOLO.

Application deadline: 16 April 2021