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Associate Protection Officer 27 enero 2021 Especialista internacional ACNUR Iraq
Abierta

Associate Protection Officer

Especialista internacional
ACNUR
Iraq
Dohuk (IRQ)
Inglés,Árabe
27 enero 2017
12 meses
27 enero 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;

Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Operación y mantenimiento de vehículos y flotas
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
No

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

Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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: 27 January 2021

Community Outreach and Liaison Officer 25 enero 2021 Especialista nacional UNITAD Iraq
UNITAD
Iraq
Dohuk (IRQ)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
25 enero 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Head of the Field Investigation Unit (FIU) and the direct supervision of the Lead Investigator, the Community Outreach and Liaison Officer will:

Provide relevant guidance and advice to the investigative team on: inter and intracommunity dynamics; cultural; religious; political traditions; and recommend approaches for engaging with the Turkmen community in Iraq regarding investigations into ISIL/Daesh crimes;
• Assist in the organization and facilitation of community outreach meetings with representatives of Turkmen communities in coordination with the investigative team by preparing presentations, identifying and inviting participants, and interpreting. Facilitate other community convenings and meetings as required;
• Strengthen daily coordination and relationship building with Turkmen leadership groups and community members including civil society, religious leaders, political representatives, and victims/family groups of Da’esh crimes;
• Support the development of a broad network of interlocutors from Turkmen communities in Ninewa and Kirkuk Governates and across the Kurdistan Region of Iraq that can assist investigations into crimes committed by ISIL/Daesh against that community;
• Support the investigative team to conduct site visits and inquiries into locations of interest;
• Keep Turkmen community leaders updated about investigations’ advancements;
• Assist and support the development of investigative interview themes/questions to support targeted information gathering by the team from victims and/or witnesses;
• Assist the investigative team in the drafting of summaries, reports, and other documents;
• Perform other duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area: social sciences, political sciences, international relations, humanities, or a related field.

36 Months

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in design, implementation, and management of community mobilization, community outreach, and training, and/or communication projects
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious leaders 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;

Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
• Sound security awareness;
• Have affinity with or interest in issues surrounding international criminal/humanitarian law, missing persons, human rights, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

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;

No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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.

* 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.

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

Application deadline: 25-01-2021

Investigations Support Officer 24 enero 2021 Especialista internacional UNITAD Iraq
UNITAD
Iraq
Baghdad (IRQ)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
6 meses con posible prórroga
24 enero 2021

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 Head of Financial Investigations or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Legal Officer will:

  • support investigations broadly, and provide Arabic language investigative support to both the investigator and senior investigator.
  • conducting research and analysis pertaining to the financial aspects of war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide.
  • attend interviews of witnesses and victims and partake in conducting field-based evidence collection, as well as provide field translation support (Arabic/English).
  • draft notes to file and records of meetings and interviews held with relevant groups and individuals, including victims and witnesses.
  • assist in the identification and collection of information and help in the development of casefiles relevant to UNITAD’s financial investigations, and process evidence accordingly.
  • assist in the compilation, organization and storage of evidence and information obtained by their respective Field Investigation Units, in consultation with the Archive and Records Section and the Information Systems Management Unit of UNITAD; and
  • any other related duties as may be required to support the team.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. international humanitarian law or area related to socio-legal research or international atrocity crimes.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in criminal law, or other relevant programs; experience with international law 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in issue surrounding counter terrorism, particularly around countering Daesh, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, International law
  • 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;
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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: 24 January 2021

Private Partnerships Associate 27 enero 2021 Especialista nacional UNICEF Líbano
UNICEF
Líbano
Beirut (LBN)
Árabe ,Inglés,Francés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
27 enero 2021

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

Under the supervision of Private Partnerships Specialist, the UNV Private Partnerships Associate will:

Communication for Private Sector donor Visibility and Trust Building

  • Organize and participate in communication/content production missions in the field (storytelling, photography and video recording) to produce content mainly for private sector donors, human interest stories, and produce ad hoc requests by private sector partners/donors;
  • Create, edit, repurpose and publish a wide variety of engaging content for digital channels, using audiovisual products (videos, photos, newsletters etc.) targeting the private sector;
  • Ensure the accurate, timely and effective delivery of digital content, optimized for search and audience engagement, working closely with the digital team;
  • Create and document best practices on LinkedIn and support the office’s efforts in communicating on the platform;
  • Provide support in creating and curating content to be disseminated through UNICEF Lebanon platforms contributing to trust building, brand positioning and donor visibility, among other strategies linked to UNICEF Lebanon Private Fundraising and Partnerships Strategy;
  • Analyze what works and what does not on LinkedIn, share findings with the digital team and coordinate initiatives to enhance reach and engagement with target audiences through this platform;
  • Identify articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to share on LinkedIn, highlighting UNICEF Lebanon results;
  • Assist in mapping/identifying major LinkedIn UNICEF accounts and private sector accounts of relevance to the private sector strategy;
  • Generate weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports on the social media key performance indicators (LinkedIn and Twitter);
  • Monitor targeted private sector accounts, UNICEF accounts and other UN accounts on LinkedIn to identify partnerships, inspiring content, etc.;
  • Assist with logistics and coordination of LinkedIn activities and live coverage events;
  • Under the coordination of the Digital Officer, produce a LinkedIn content plan to be shared on a weekly basis;

Conduct Research and due diligence on Local Private Sector Prospects

  • Monitor communication of partner organizations, UN agencies, relevant to the area of private partnerships and fundraising;
  • Implement in-depth open-source research on prospect local organizations and feed into the overall local due diligence process;

Administrative support

  • Support in private sector event coordination;
  • Support in completion of the Contribution In-Kind process liaising with the Supply section as needed;
  • Under the coordination of the section’s focal point for partners field visits, support with private sector donor field visits;
  • Liaise with Supply and programme colleagues to get updates on private sector related operations, (e.g. Distribution of in-kind donations, etc.);Other tasks related to the area of private partnerships might be required depending on updated plans or areas of the UNV’s interest.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Communication Arts, Marketing, Advertising, Audio visual, Journalism, Mass Media, Psychology, Sociology or any area related;
24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, advertising, content production, marketing. or other relevant programmes; experience with event management is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization, corporate sector, etc.;
  • Proficiency in digital storytelling, photo and video editing software (final cut pro X, Adobe Premiere, Lightroom)
  • Excellent knowledge and writing skills for social media platforms (particularly LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • 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 advocacy, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Movilización de recursos, asociaciones y coordinación de donantes
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 “Private Partnership Associate (LBNR000387), 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 “Private Partnership Associate (LBNR000387)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Supervising Engineer 27 enero 2021 Experto internacional ONU-HABITAT Iraq
Abierta

Supervising Engineer

Experto internacional
ONU-HABITAT
Iraq
Erbil (IRQ)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
6 meses con posible prórroga
27 enero 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 35 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of UN-Habitat Iraq or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Supervising Engineer will:

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of UN-Habitat Kurdistan Re-gion of Iraq Office, and/or his/her designate, the Supervising Engineer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Provide technical and management support in projects related to shelter, WASH, public facilities, open spaces and informal settlements;
  • Provide technical guidance and line supervision of field engineers to assure quality and timely implementation of ongoing and upcoming activities in coordination with relevant col-leagues;
  • Support relevant project managers to develop and monitor project work plan and budget plan, and to prepare and finalize progress reports;
  • Provide technical supervision and inputs to bidding process, including preparation of the bid documents and Bill of Quantities as well as bid evaluations;
  • Conduct frequent field missions to supervise field activities and construction/rehabilitation works in liaison with UN-Habitat Field Engineers;
  • Ensure effective and efficient execution of urban recovery and human settlements pro-grammes within the limits of the allocated resources, by providing appropriate technical support through field visits, coordination and monitoring activities;
  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned pro-grammes/projects; monitor and analyze programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiate corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties and ensure follow-up actions are undertaken where necessary;
  • Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources;
  • Assist in policy and programme development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies;
  • Organize and prepare written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.;
  • Provide substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.;
  • Develop and maintain partnerships and regular communication with project stakeholders such as local authorities, counterparts, implementing partners, contractors, beneficiaries and relevant UN agencies;
  • Initiate and coordinate outreach activities; conduct training workshops, seminars, etc. and deliver presentations on assigned topics/activities;
  • Participate in or lead field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc;
  • Assist in facilitating partnerships with relevant cluster coordinators and partners such as Shelter/NFI, WASH and CCCM;
  • Coordinate activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and sub-missions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepare related docu-ments/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.); and
  • Assist in responding to the Clusters' needs for information collection and sharing.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in civil engineering or a relevant area.
180 Months
  • Experience in supervision of civil engineering-related projects, projects/programme design and implementation, and data management for the reporting of work progress;
  • Experience in supervising off-site field engineers and field teams is desirable;
  • Confident computer user, particularly in Word, Excel, and email functions;
  • Experience in crisis-affected field environment is desirable;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Excellent 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; and
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Minimum age criteria established at 35 years of age.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Ingeniería civil y supervisión de la construcción,  Programas de voluntariado y gestión de voluntarios
  • Experience in civil engineering, or other relevant field is required;
  • Experience in supervision of civil engineering-related projects, projects/programme design and implementation, and data management for the reporting of work progress;
  • Experience in supervising off-site field engineers and field teams is desirable;
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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?

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: 27 January 2021

Urban Planner 31 enero 2021 Experto internacional ONU-HABITAT Iraq
Abierta

Urban Planner

Experto internacional
ONU-HABITAT
Iraq
Basrah (IRQ)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
6 meses con posible prórroga
31 enero 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 35 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of UN-Habitat Iraq or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the Urban Planner will be responsible for the following duties:

Technical Advice and Project Implementation

  • Provide technical and management support related to urban recovery/urban planning and informal settlements upgrading projects to ensure effective and efficient execution of urban recovery and human settlements programmes within the limits of the allocated resources;
  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects; monitor and analyze programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and initiate corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties and ensure follow-up actions are undertaken where necessary;
  • Gather information and provide analysis and recommendations in order to identify three medium-sized underserviced settlements to be upgraded in Basra, in close coordination with local authorities and communities and according to the pre-set selection criteria, and obtain official approvals from the provincial and local authorities prior to the final selections;
  • Oversee the establishment of a Community Development Council (CDC) in each selected settlement based on criteria and oversee participatory, multi-stakeholder planning meetings to discuss the planning scenarios, criteria and design options for urban extension plans that integrate informal settlements;
  • Lead and coordinate the physical surveys and oversee the baseline household socio-economic and capacity assessments to identify needs and opportunities for application of green technology and environment-friendly approaches, improvement of basic services, and capacity/interest for vocational skills training;
  • Based on data collected through socio-economic baseline surveys, interpret/analyse data combined with physical assessments and draft Neighbourhood Profiles that include priority investment needs for advocacy purposes linking, as necessary, to advocacy at central government level;
  • Organize/facilitate, negotiate and draft/formulate multisectoral and incremental Community Area Upgrading Plans with the community and local authorities that comprise of priority interventions for improving basic services and environment through green technology and environment-friendly approaches; ensure linkages to trunk infrastructure and existing networks and evaluate conditions of existing infrastructure; ensure compliance with minimum planning requirements; plans to be endorsed by CDCs;
  • Facilitate the delivery of Spatial Planning Workshops with local authorities, selected community members and relevant NGOs to be conducted in Amarah, Basra or Al Qurnah.
  • Support the drafting of a Strategic Spatial Planning Framework for the Socio-Economic Revitalisation of the Maysan and Eastern Hammar Marshes that aims to improve access to the marshlands and nearby cultural heritage sites and enhance livelihood opportunities for the long-term socio-economic revitalization of the area; and
  • With support of UN-Habitat engineers, provide inputs to and review Bill of Quantities and bidding processes to ensure adequate level of detail and specificity, ensure adherence to budget allocations, and participate in bid evaluations as relevant.

Supervision, Coordination and Monitoring

  • Provide technical guidance and line supervision of relevant field personnel to assure quality and timely implementation of ongoing and upcoming activities in coordination with relevant colleagues and the Project Manager;
  • Conduct frequent supervisory and monitoring visits of field activities and UN-Habitat contractors and implementing partners in liaison with UN-Habitat field teams and provide status updates to Project Manager;
  • Develop and maintain partnerships and regular communication with project stakeholders such as local authorities, counterparts, implementing partners, contractors, community development committees, beneficiaries and relevant UN agencies;
  • Support relevant project managers to develop and monitor project work plan and budget plan, and to prepare and finalize progress reports;
  • Support the drafting of background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.;
  • Assist in policy and programme development from an urban upgrading/urban planning perspective, including the review and analysis of issues and trends related to urban upgrading; and
  • Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources as requested.

External Representation and Liaison

  • Represent UN-Habitat in key meetings in southern governorates of Iraq;
  • Establish and maintain partnerships with relevant UN and non-UN coordination mechanisms and entities implementing in southern governorates of Iraq;
  • Assist in responding to requests for information collection and sharing from UN, non-UN and internal requirements;
  • Initiate and coordinate outreach activities; conduct training workshops, seminars, etc. and deliver presentations on assigned topics/activities;
  • Ensure the adherence of visibility and communications requirements of UN-Habitat and donors;
  • Provide substantive backstopping to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.; and
  • Organize, participate in and/or lead field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.

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  • Perform other duties as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in urban planning or a relevant area
180 Months
  • 15 years or more of relevant professional experience in the area of expertise

  • Experience in supervising urban upgrading-related projects, projects/programme design and implementation, and data management for the reporting of work progress;
  • Experience in supervising field teams is desirable;
  • Understanding of GIS mapping and databases is desirable;
  • Experience in crisis-affected field environment is highly desirable;
  • Experience in the Middle East is an advantage;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Excellent 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; and
  • Minimum age criteria established at 35 years of age.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Architecture and urban planning, Civil engineering and construction supervision, Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • Confident computer user, particularly in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email functions;
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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 January 2021