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UN75 communications and programme manager 24 février 2020 Spécialiste national UNRCO Panama
UNRCO
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
Anglais,Espagnol ,Français
Immediate
12 months
24 février 2020

Age minimum requis : 25 ans. Les candidats doivent être ressortissants ou résidents légaux du pays d'affectation.

Within delegated authority, the Regional Communication Specialist will be responsible for the following duties:

Summary of Functions:

  1. Provides strategic input in identifying activities that will be held at the country level in the context of UN75 and coordinate with Resident Coordinator’s Offices, their implementation;
  2. Plans and follow-up the implementation of the regional coordination of communication strategies, advocacy to promote UN75;
  3. Plans, monitors, and documents the promotion of UN75 activities in the region;
  4. Partakes and assists with the work of United Nations Communication Groups in the region on UN75 matters;
  5. Provides communications assistance for the DCO Regional Office;
  6. Plans and monitor the regional coordination for digital communications/content (including social media), while guiding and monitoring institutional RCO/UN Country Team accounts in the region in relation with UN75, and in line with the Secretary-General Bulletin on Institutional Use of Social Media;
  7. Focal point for coordination of media relations and partnership building at the regional level for UN75;

Description of Functions:

Provides strategic input in identify the activities that will be held at the country level in the context of UN75 and coordinate with Resident Coordinator’s Offices, their implementation

Plans and follow-up the implementation of the regional coordination of communication strategies, advocacy to promote UN75

  • Maintains close, regular working relationship with Communications and advocacy officers in the region, particularly around UN 75 initiatives;
  • Coordinates regional analyzes and presents inputs to the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean for regional strategic advocacy and programme communications for UN75;
  • Coordinates media monitoring and analysis in the areas related to the UN75;

  • Identifies and assesses potential regional issues, concerns and risks related to communications and advocacy for UN75, and suggests corrective actions to the Regional Development Coordination Office;
  • Assists the Regional Development Coordination Office in projecting the UN’s image effectively and accurately in the region as well as promoting transparency and accountability.

Plans and monitor coordination of promoting the United Nations communications and advocacy priorities on UN75 at the regional level

  • Provides substantive support to the United Nations Department of Global Communications in adapting global communications and advocacy priorities at the regional level while promoting UN75;

  • Maintains close and regular working relations with the field offices of DGC in the region on UN 75 matters;
  • Advises the Regional Development Coordination Office on possible sources of funding and in-kind support and partnerships that could be leveraged for promoting UN75;
  • Coordinates regional educational outreach activities, including the organization of Model United Nations conferences and public-speaking engagements at local educational institutions with support from and/or the participation of the respective Resident Coordinator and/or the UN country teams;
  • Coordinates language products in UN official languages.
  • Evaluates results and impact, at the regional level, of communications and advocacy initiatives promoting the work of the United Nations around the 75th anniversary and potentially also in key thematic areas, reporting the outcome to the Regional Development Coordination Office and the United Nations Department of Global Communications.

Plans and monitor the regional coordination for digital communications/content (including social media) for the countries in the region

  • Plans and leads the regional coordination for external and internal digital communications platforms such as the UN country team websites, official UN country team social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.), Intranet and on-line collaboration platforms, also ensuring quality assurance of content;

  • In line with the Secretary-General Bulletin on Institutional Use of Social Media, plans, leads and manages the development and implementation of a regional digital content strategy, assuring quality and contributing to the development of regional key communications and advocacy products (e.g. human-interest stories, multilingual and multimedia content, etc);
  • Conducts regional exercises exploring the applicability of new and emerging tools and techniques to digital communications and advocacy activities to reach a wider, younger audience in the region.

Coordination of UN branding and data/results reporting at regional level on UN75

  • Provides substantive support to the Regional Development Coordination Office on joint UN publications ensuring high-quality standards and the correct application of the UN branding guidelines and the UN publishing standards;

  • Prepares inputs for the Regional Development Coordination Office- Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean on the use of the UN joint brand at the regional level across UN content and products, both offline and online;
  • Plans, leads and organizes the collection of data and stories on UN75 at the regional level, providing inputs to DCO/RC System reports, supports regional launch events for joint UN publications, coordinating with author entities in the respective UN country teams and relevant local partners, including host country authorities, media representatives, members of academia, etc. to ensure high visibility and impact.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communication, journalism, international relations or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
36 Months
  • Experience: A minimum of three (3) years, in public information, communication, journalism, or related area is required. Experience developing and implementing strategic, multimedia and public information campaigns for a diverse audience, and experience interacting and managing relations with the media is required. Experience in working with and/or managing the work of teams in multiple remote locations is required. Experience managing resources, including personnel and budget, to support communications and advocacy activities, is desirable. A minimum of one-year experience working in the political, social and economic context of the region of responsibility is desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Autre expérience en communication
  • Experience: A minimum of three (3) years, in public information, communication, journalism, or related area is required. Experience developing and implementing strategic, multimedia and public information campaigns for a diverse audience, and experience interacting and managing relations with the media is required. Experience in working with and/or managing the work of teams in multiple remote locations is required. Experience managing resources, including personnel and budget, to support communications and advocacy activities, is desirable. A minimum of one-year experience working in the political, social and economic context of the region of responsibility is desirable.
Non

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 23-Feb-2020

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Panama and legal residents in Panama with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
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Associate Livelihoods Officer 05 mars 2020 Spécialiste international UNHCR Colombie
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Associate Livelihoods Officer

Spécialiste international
UNHCR
Colombie
Bogota (COL)
Espagnol ,Anglais
01 April 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
05 mars 2020

Age minimum requis : 25 ans. Recrutement ouvert à tous les candidats, à l'exception des ressortissants du pays d'affectation.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support UNHCR in establishing and maintaining relationships with selected government entities at the national, department and municipality levels, private sector actors (companies, business associations…), academic institutions and non-governmental / civil society organizations.
  • Participate in representation of UNHCR in inter-agency meetings and other coordination fora related to livelihoods and labor market access.
  • Assist in developing and implementing UNHCR’s strategy for livelihoods and economic inclusion (including promotion of labor market access and employment, entrepreneurship, vocational training and financial inclusion) for persons of concern (Venezuelan refugees and migrants, Colombian returnees and IDPs, and host communities), including innovating and/or piloting new initiatives and activities.
  • Provide knowledge management support: tracking information; monitoring implementation of project activities in close coordination with Field Offices and other units in Bogota; responding to requests; and/or drafting, contributing to and/or editing documents (reports, fact sheets, etc.) for donors, private sector actors, internal agency and/or UN system requests.
  • Support the organization, logistics, communication, implementation and follow-up of advocacy and activities carried out by UNHCR in the areas of livelihoods (including access to employment, entrepreneurship and value-chain engagement, vocational training, and financial inclusion), private sector engagement and prevention of xenophobia.
  • Assist to draft, implement and/or oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for livelihoods and economic inclusion activities. In close coordination with Field Offices and other UNHCR units in Bogota, promote compliance of staff and implementing partners with global livelihoods policies and standards of professional integrity.
  • Participate in initiatives to build capacity in authorities, relevant institutions, private sector and NGOs to strengthen national related legislation that promotes sustainable livelihoods and procedures for IDPs and Refugees
  • Stay abreast of political, social, business, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on livelihoods and economic inclusion, including opportunities for income generation.
  • Other duties as requested by the UNV’s supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advance degree (master's degree) in fields related to migration, forced displacement, development, livelihoods (including employment, entrepreneurship, vocational training, and/or financial inclusion, in rural and/or urban settings), law, business development services, value chain analysis.
36 Months
  • Work experience in development areas; livelihoods (including employment, entrepreneurship, cooperatives/solidarity economy models, gig economy business models, vocational training and/or financial inclusion, in rural and/or urban settings); forced displacement and/or migration; project management; and/or as a liaison with government, NGO and/or private sector actors.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Capacity building of non-governmental organizations
Non

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Creativity, Empowering Others, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Leadership, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 05-Mar-2020

Spotlight Initiative Coordinator 13 mars 2020 Spécialiste international UNWomen Tadjikistan
UNWomen
Tadjikistan
Dushanbe (TJK)
Anglais,Russe ,Tadjik
Immediate
until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
13 mars 2020

Age minimum requis : 25 ans. Recrutement ouvert à tous les candidats, à l'exception des ressortissants du pays d'affectation.

The UNV Spotlight Initiative Coordinator (UNV SI Coordinator) will exercise overall responsibility for facilitating the planning and coordination of the Spotlight Tajikistan Program, monitoring and reporting on the implementation and programme results, overseeing joint programme implementation and providing technical support and mentoring to the implementing Agencies as needed, ensuring the technical coherence of the Spotlight Initiative in Tajikistan. This role will be carried out with the support of a Programme Specialist who will be directly managed by the UNV SI Coordinator.

This requires working closely with various high-level stakeholders the Resident Coordinator’s Office, RUNOS and the technical task-forces (on Monitoring and Evaluation, Communications and Finance and Administration), the EU Delegation technical focal point as well as other stakeholders – such as the National Multi-stakeholder Steering Committee and the Civil Society Reference Group.

The UNV SI Coordinator will therefore need to have demonstrated experience and understanding of gender equality, women's empowerment and EVAW, as well as coordination and mentoring experience and communication and mediation skills.

The UNV SI Coordinator will be ultimately accountable to the UN Resident Coordinator, working closely with the Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) on technical issues as required. However, in the spirit of collaboration, engagement and transparency, the UNV SI Coordinator will report regularly to an Oversight Committee chaired by the RC and comprised of all the Heads of RUNOs. On a daily basis the UNV SI Coordinator will work in close coordination and under the technical guidance of UN Women as Technical Coherence Agency and Chair of the Tajikistan Gender Thematic Group.

The UNV SI Coordinator facilitates the planning, coordination and reporting of the Spotlight Initiative, ensuring the technical coherence of the intervention. This includes:

  1. Guide the implementation of the Spotlight Programme in Tajikistan
  • ensure the timely coordination and management of the Spotlight Programme, notably by ensuring the consolidation of joint annual work plans and budgets, facilitating and following-up on agreed deliverables and schedules;
  • report regularly to the Spotlight Oversight Committee on programme performance and results;
  • ensure that programme guidance, updates and information is consolidated for the Steering Committee, implementing partners and other stakeholders, with the support from the Programme Specialist and in close coordination with the RCO;
  • regularly communicate with the Spotlight Initiative Secretariat Technical Unit in New York as needed;
  • provide technical advice on best global practices and innovative approaches to support effective programme implementation and achievement of programme deliverables, regularly consulting and providing feedback on products developed and relevant documents (including support and feedback on implementation processes) to ensure coherence and quality;
  • develop a common vision and understanding amongst the agencies on the main technical issues/interventions, sharing what is the evidence on what works and support the different agencies to ensure the evidence of what works to prevent and respond to VAWG is at the center of the programme.
  1. Oversee the monitoring and reporting of the programme
  • oversee and contributing to the process of monitoring the programme implementation of activities and finances – and ensuring the resulting maintenance of internal expenditure controls, production of consolidated budgets and annual reports (both narrative and financial) following SI guidelines and tools and ensuring the coherence and quality of the final products;
  • guide the Programme Specialist on monitoring and evaluation support to the team and follow-up on activities and deadlines;
  • prepare analytical reviews and systematically capturing lessons learnt and main findings from the programme implementation, making recommendations and ensuring that SI teams follow technical advice and recommendations;
  • identify and monitor programme risks and provide support and guidance to mitigate and address them in a timely manner.
  1. Coordinate between the different UN agencies and support the implementation team to achieve a coherent and aligned presence of the Spotlight initiative in Tajikistan
  • provide technical support to RC, RUNOS and the UN Women Country Programme Manager on inter-agency coordination related activities by attending meetings, events, and participating in groups and committees;
  • support coordination with other UN agencies, EU delegation, government departments, donors and NGOs to ensure the Initiative’s capacity development approach is harmonized and aligned with other in-country efforts;
  • provide guidance in the overall coherence of the programme across pillars, in line with Country Programme Document;
  • facilitate the Spotlight Implementation Hub (SI Hub) where focal points from implementing Agencies and thematic task forces will coordinate interventions and discuss and plan joint programming, notably facilitating linkages with partners when implementation of activities is similar;
  • provide SI Hub and wider implementation team with substantive advice and technical assistance, providing training and capacity development as needed;
  • mentor and coaching implementing staff and providing input to performance assessments as required;
  • guide the process of delivery of technical assistance and engagement with partners, as per the planned activities;
  • support recruitment processes, as necessary.
  1. Promote partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
  • provide technical and coordination support to RUNOS and RC in the development of a joint resource mobilization and sustainability strategy for the programme;
  • develop relevant documentation on donors and develop potential opportunities for resource mobilization;
  • support the SI Hub as needed to build, manage, and expand relationships with national and sub-national partners.
  1. Oversee advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  • support the implementation team in drafting briefs, policy dialogue and other documents related to the Spotlight Initiative – monitoring that these are being done and ensuring the coherence and quality;
  • organize periodic consultations with key stakeholders, women leaders, human rights experts and UN partners to gather inputs on interventions, as necessary;
  • support representation of the Spotlight Programme in meetings and policy dialogues as necessary;
  • oversee the design and implementation of the Spotlight Communication and Advocacy Strategy, including following-up and supporting joint tasks, ensuring the coordination of efforts, the coherence of the messages and the quality of communication and visibility products;
  • facilitate the dissemination of knowledge products on the Spotlight Programme targeting relevant stakeholders at the state, national and international levels;
  • review and oversee the development of knowledge management strategies and methodologies and products on the Spotlight Programme, in collaboration with the SI Hub and the relevant task forces.
  1. Strengthen the civic engagement and participation
  • Keep the partners and stakeholders updated on the UNV modality;
  • Identify UN Volunteer opportunities within the programme and increase the number of UN Volunteer assignments to support the partners with efficient volunteer solutions;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required.
60 Months
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in gender equality and empowerment, and/or elimination of violence against women and girls; experience with UN coordination is a strong asset;
  • Strong knowledge and experience with evidence-based approaches to ending violence against women and girls
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Tajik(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Development programme/project administration, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
  • Strong strategies / programme formulation, implementation and monitoring and evaluation skills, with ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making
  • Ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them
  • Knowledge of Results Based Management and developing capacities on RBM
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills, with accurate and professional document production and editing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners
  • 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
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Strong networking skills and ability to interact with donors, identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising
  • 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
  • Flexibility - adaptability and willingness to travel within the area of operations as necessary
Non

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: 13 March 2020