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Associate Programme Assistant 11 marzo 2021 Especialista nacional UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
Inglés
01 marzo 2021
12 meses
11 marzo 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Regional Director, the incumbent will function as an Associate Programme Assistant and will undertake the following tasks:

• Perform a number of varied responsibilities in support of program management activities, including project planning, monitoring, reporting, targeted communications, and support to the office’s common areas of work.

• Initiate and maintain contact with internal and external departments, offices and units, as well as sister UN agencies, the UN Country Teams, national/international NGOs, private sector and other partners to coordinate program delivery, identify and assist to resolve challenges, and compile required programme management information.

• Assist in the provision of technical advisory services to member states on environmental issues upon request and in preparation of major environmental related events and forums in partnership with relevant national, regional and global institutions;

• Organize conferences and events, including making arrangements for staff and technical support, facilities, online platforms, registration, catering; monitor budgets; and provide information to participants;

• Create and prepare documents, such as agendas, presentations, reports, correspondences, and assist in organizing dialogues with a wide range of partners; arrange schedules, appointments, conference calls, and meetings, and make travel arrangements as required;

• Support the development, overall layout, design, editing, and format of publications, such as newsletters, promotional materials, posters, brochures, periodic statistical and/or progress reports, other written materials, and/or coordinate appropriate awareness and outreach activities as assigned.

• Maintain essential databases, perform data entry and retrieval functions, create spreadsheets, and compile statistics;

• Conduct research on a number of environmental issues as necessary and analyze information on various thematic issues. Compile background materials and prepare analytical briefs, background and information notes, and draft communication materials on various topics related to the operations of the UN Environment Programme Africa Office.

• In collaboration with programme managers, identify and develop possible environmental project concepts, in partnership with relevant agencies and institutions, and assist with Africa Office activities including resource mobilization;

• Communicate, interpret, and clarify program related matters and specific policy information; support recommended updating and/or development of internal policies and procedures;

• Support processes to analyze trends and emerging issues on environment in Africa and identify existing and planned initiatives and programmes of other institutions to address such issues;

• Perform special functions for the office of the Deputy Regional Director, such as maintaining and updating records, coordinating needs for space and telecommunications, developing forms, templates and procedures for assigned areas, evaluating transfer transcripts, and reviewing and assessing financial aid applications;

• Perform other related duties as assigned

Bachelor degree or equivalent

An advanced university degree in International Development, Environmental sciences, Biological Sciences, Environmental management, or in a related field is required. A first level university degree in combination with two years qualifying professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

24 Months

A first level university degree in combination with two years qualifying professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation

International Development, Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Environmental Management

No

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Application deadline: 11th March 2021

Associate Protection Officer (SGBV) 10 marzo 2021 Especialista internacional ACNUR Kenya
ACNUR
Kenya
Kakuma (KEN)
Inglés
Inmediatamente
12 meses
10 marzo 2021

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

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

  • Assist the operation in developing/ strengthening and implementing a country/ location specific Sexual Gender Based Violence (SGBV) strategy is in line with UNHCR guidelines and updated global SGBV strategy. The SGBV strategy should be part of the operation’s Protection & Solutions Strategy;
  • Establish and/or strengthen strategic and innovative partnerships for SGBV with community-based, local, national, and international organizations;
  • Promote mainstreaming of Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) across all sectors and activities such as health, safety and security, psychosocial and legal shelter, WASH, and Energy and coordinate with Programme and Protection sections to ensure that SGBV programming is incorporated in partner agreements in all sectors;
  • Support the operation in conducting assessments and safety audits on SGBV in coordination with other units and other agencies;
  • Conduct mapping and maintain a “who, what where” matrix of existing services to address SGBV, including community capacities and structures;
  • Strengthen and lead SGBV coordination mechanisms in refugee contexts or, in the context of IDPs, support the Sub-cluster SGBV coordination structure;
  • Support the development and strengthening of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) with comprehensive referral mechanism for response services through a consultative process with NGOs and community groups;
  • Support SGBV data management (collection, storage, analysis and sharing) in line with safety and ethical standards. Build capacity for the implementation of the Gender-Based Violence Information Management System (GBVIMS);
  • Support the planning and monitoring for multi-sectoral SGBV programming using UNHCR’s Results Framework, FOCUS;
  • Conduct training on basic elements of SGBV prevention and response, the design of SGBV programmes and coordination mechanisms;
  • Prepare regular consolidated reports on the progress, challenges, gaps and recommendations on SGBV prevention and response;
  • Consult with Senior Protection Officer and with the Regional Advisor (SGBV) of with DIP on policy developments and strategic direction.
  • Support implementation of UNHCR diversity policy, in particular to ensure protection of LGBTI refugees and asylum seekers
  • Support and provide guidance to partners on individual SGBV case management and implementation of proGres V4
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree in Law, Social Sciences, Social Work, Community Development or related fields.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of relevant professional work experience on gender equality and/or gender based violence programing. Knowledge and experience in the field of gender and programme management with excellent drafting/reporting skills are essential. Working experience with refugees, internally displaced populations and other people of concern in a protection capacity is an asset. Working experience with refugees in protracted enampement situations is an asset

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience.
  • Individual SGBV case management experience
  • Experience working with LGBTI persons
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Social work, Community participation and development

Law, Social Sciences, Social Work, Community Development

No

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

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Application deadline: 10 March 2021

Youth and Adolescent Development Officer 14 marzo 2021 Experto nacional UNICEF Jordania
UNICEF
Jordania
Amman (JOR)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
14 marzo 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 35 años, a menos que se especifique lo contrario a continuación. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Adolescent and Youth Development Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Expert Volunteer Youth and Adolescent Development Officer will:

  • Support to program development and planning
  • Conduct/update situation analysis and assessments to establish evidence-based data for UNICEF advocacy and development of policies, framework and programs to promote adolescent development and participation in the country and for monitoring results on related programs/projects.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of adolescent development and participation program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of related information/data for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Prepare required program documentations/materials/data to facilitate the program review and approval process

  • Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss adolescent development and participation operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects on adolescent development and participation and report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Monitor and report on the use of adolescent development and participation program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on critical issues/findings to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Prepare regular/mandated relevant program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
  • Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Conduct regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution.
  • Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and
  • understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on adolescent development and participation related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on adolescent development and participation programs.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support resource mobilization to ensure the adolescent development and participation programs are adequately resourced and supported.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of adolescent development and participation programs/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UN-DAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders. Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s or equivalent in a relevant area, e.g. Development studies or area related to social science; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in youth and adolescent development, skills and employability, livelihoods for youth, social cohesion and other related areas at the international level, some of which preferably served in a developing country. Experience in in field-level monitoring and handling monitoring data, or managing adolescent or youth-focused projects preferred, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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 Convention on the Rights of the Child, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Gestión de programas de desarrollo
No

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

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

Application deadline:14 -03-2021

Youth Programme Associate 12 marzo 2021 Juventud/internacional UNICEF Jordania
UNICEF
Jordania
Amman (JOR)
Inglés,Árabe
Inmediatamente
12 meses con posible prórroga
12 marzo 2021

Edad requerida: entre 18 y 29 años durante todo el periodo de servicio voluntario. Reclutamiento abierto a todas las nacionalidades, excepto a nacionales del país de asignación.

Under the direct supervision of Youth and Adolescent Development Officer in Camps, the International UN Youth Volunteer will:

Programme Implementation and Quality Support

Youth Programme Associate will support the supervision of the daily activities of Youth Programmes at the centers, ensuring that activities take place according to program implementation plans and monitoring the quality of programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Contribute to and support the site managers in the preparation of key planning activities at the centres. Support preparation of activity work plans including programme schedules/cycles, outreach plans, events as required;
  • Ensure site managers and staff comply by set work plans, schedules and meet targets;
  • Systematically undertake and document visits in the designated centres to monitor and assess programme implementation and decide on required corrective actions;
  • Conduct regular capacity assessments for site managers and facilitators and identify training needs in each center;
  • Coordinate with colleagues and technical partners and focal points to conduct trainings, monitoring sessions, coaching, or any other type of capacity development/programme support activity as per the assessed needs;
  • Ensure Syrian staff and beneficiaries have safe mechanisms to share feedback and complaints, including the reporting of PSEA-related issues, and ensure beneficiaries aremsystematically consulted.
  • Provide reports as required.
  • Support with other tasks as needed.

Operational Support

  • Youth Programme Associate in Camp will follow-up on all HR, logistics and administrative requirements of the 3 youth centres in coordination with the third-party company and the Syrian site managers. This includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:
  • Assess and keep track of administrative and supply requirements per centre;
  • Organise/participate in regular coordination meetings with the third party company and the site managers to keep track of progress against agreed actions;
  • Ensure the centres are safe and clean at all times;
  • Ensure maintenance needs are regularly assessed by the site managers and addressed by the third-party company;
  • Assess and track HR needs and follow-up on recruitments with the third party company in line with established SOPs and policies;
  • Supervise the Syrian site managers, including managing their performance and learning and development needs in coordination with the third-party company;
  • Conduct daily field visits to the centres in order to monitor the situation and report any concern;
  • Support with other tasks as needed.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Degree in social sciences such as International relations, Cultural studies, Business Administration, Communications or relevant areas, or equivalent working/volunteering experiences
12 Months
  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Motivated to contribute towards humanitarian and development assistance and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team with professionalism;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Fluent in Arabic and English;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in support to youth and adolescent development field and Volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
 Gestión de programas de desarrollo
No

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

Eligible candidates must be between 18 - 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.

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Application deadline: 12 March 2021