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Programme Management Assistant Nat. Specialist UNEP Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000441-10190
Open

Programme Management Assistant

Programme Management Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

The UN Volunteer, as part of the Chemicals, Waste, and Air Quality Sub-programme of the UNEP Asia and the Pacific Office, will assist Programme Management Officer in managing the implementation of the “Project for promoting the Minamata Convention on Mercury by making the most of Japan's knowledge and experiences” and ensures Monitoring & Evaluation is properly conducted according to the workplan.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Programme Management Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Management Assistant will:

  • Assists in performing consulting assignments, in collaboration with Programme Management Officer, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan that Programme Management Officer will use to manage the change.
  • Participates in survey initiatives; assists with design of data collection tools; issues data collection tools, reviews, analyses and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares preliminary conclusions.
  • Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provides administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.
  • Undertakes outreach activities; participates in the development of training workshops, seminars, etc.; participates in and makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  • Participates in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master’s degree in Social Science, Business Administration, Social Development or related fields;
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least three years of relevant professional experience at the national and/or international level in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, or other closely relevant programmes required;
  • Previous experience of working with policymakers/government staff or research community is required;
  • Previous work experience in environment areas, particularly chemicals management is an asset; previous experience working in the UN or other international development organization is desirable;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
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 including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 05-08-2021
Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer Nat. Specialist UNRCO Indonesia
VMAM Code
IDNR000198-10009
Open

Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer

Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNRCO
Country
Indonesia
Location, Country
Jakarta (IDN)
Language skills
Indonesian
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

The National UN Volunteer Volunteerism Mainstreaming Officer will be based in Jakarta. S/he will be working under the overall guidance of the UN Resident Coordinator and UNV Regional Manager and the matrix supervision of the Head of the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and the Regional Portfolio Specialist of the UNV Regional Office. S/he will also work in close collaboration with other UN agencies operating in Indonesia, UN inter-agency thematic groups as well as government and non-government partners, by carrying out the below outlined roles and responsibilities :

  • Assist mainstreaming of volunteerism in key intervention areas of UN in Indonesia, such as COVID-19 response and recovery; youth; prevention of violent extremism, peace building; environment & climate change, etc.
  • Identify opportunities for UN Volunteer mobilization and innovative volunteering initiative integration in UN programmes/projects, including online volunteering, in the context of One UN approach and joint programming.
  • Identify and assist forging partnership opportunities with ministries, universities and private sector on UNV fully funding program.
  • Plan and lead International Volunteer Day 2021 celebration with UN partners, government partners and volunteer involving organizations.
  • Assist the 4th State of the World Volunteerism Report launch and public engagement in Indonesia.
  • Identify and carry out UN Volunteer team building and capacity development activities in Indonesia.
  • Promote contributions of UN Volunteers and local volunteers in Indonesia for creating synergy in peace building, development cooperation and humanitarian response through identification and dissemination of volunteer and partnership stories.
  • Any other relevant tasks may be assigned by the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and UNV Regional Office for Asia Pacific.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Majored in Social Science, Political Science, International Relations, Development Studies, and/or related fields

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national or international levels in the field of volunteerism, civic engagement, partnership, advocacy, development cooperation, and/or related fields.
  • Experience in working with the UN, Government, NGOs, Volunteer Involving Organizations or other international development organizations is a strong asset.
Language skills
  • Indonesian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other development programme/project experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
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 including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 06-08-2021
Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000448-10035
Open

Evaluation Officer

Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Regional Advisor Evaluation (RA-Ev) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Evaluation Officer will carry out the following duties:

  1. Support the RA-Ev (and / or MCES) on major evaluations and related evaluative work
  • Gather key background documents for use in the scoping and execution of evaluations
  • Support the process for the development of evaluation terms of reference, which includes managing and/or guide consultants in delineating the scope of the evaluation and engaging in consultations with evaluation stakeholders
  • Participate in procurement and recruitment of the evaluation team, which includes reviewing of proposals submitted by preparing tabulation of applicants background, skills and experience that will feed into the selection process;
  • Collect and present relevant information for all phases of the evaluation in a concise and digestible format for use by consultants
  • Examine interim products and drafts report; consolidate comments by all reviewers for transmission to the consultants
  • Support evaluation report editing and formatting for publication
  • Knowledge management (KM): help develop the electronic repository of evaluation-related publications (UNICEF uses SharePoint for its KM), reports and data sets for use in the evaluation and maintain until project finalization
  • Provide quality professional support to ongoing EAPRO Evaluation section activities, including background research and scoping for upcoming evaluations.

  1. Provide support in the management of ad-hoc evaluative work as stipulated in the Regional work plan:
  • To provide quality support to drafting concept notes, dissemination of reports, including contributing to scanning of recent articles and publications to keep abreast of new approaches in evaluation and partnership for evaluation
  • Gathering research evidence, and other inputs to support evaluations, including design and support to colleagues in online polling, surveying, and rapid data collection
  • Support methodology related work in the evaluation section of EAPRO
  • Promote the evaluation function in the region
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

  1. Provide support to systems development and maintenance of performance data and reporting for the evaluation function:
  • Further develop team performance monitoring systems and ensure these are updated on a regular basis against workplan objectives and targets
  • Support the evaluation function’s annual reporting requirements, and providing comments and analysis on country annual reports
  • Organize evaluation workshops as required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area or studies related to e.g. research / evaluation, development studies, social science disciplines

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least five years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level with experience of the UN or other international development organizations
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; office technology equipment; experience (or an aptitude to learn) in IT applications for surveying is desirable; familiarity with database management is also desirable / an advantage
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNICEF’s commitments for a better future for children, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in fields such as monitoring, evaluation, systems development or performance assessment would be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, other UN organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of humanitarian and development evaluations and evaluative initiatives
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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 including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 06-08-2021
UNV Programme Associate – Adolescent and Youth (A&Y) Nat. Specialist UNFPA Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000642-10212
Open

UNV Programme Associate – Adolescent and Youth (A&Y)

UNV Programme Associate – Adolescent and Youth (A&Y)

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Bangladesh
Location, Country
Dhaka (BGD)
Language skills
English
Bengali
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
5 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Programmatic Support:

  • Provide programmatic support to the implementation of the Block Chain pilot
  • Liaise with Country Office Humanitarian Team members, WFP colleagues, and beneficiaries in the field to support the implementation of the pilot
  • Support interventions at the field level by ensuring the availability of menstrual products, in-formation, education, and communication (IEC) materials, and enabling adolescent girls to use project resources and communication materials
  • Conduct a mapping of the supply chain for disposable menstrual pads and the printing of IEC materials in the targeted areas
  • Visit urban slums where interventions for adolescent girls are delivered and support/backstop their delivery
  • Support the drafting of a strategy document that will inform the use of Block Chain for the Country Office’s humanitarian interventions going forward
  • Network with other agencies providing adolescent/youth interventions in the targeted areas to identify opportunities for collaboration and sharing of information
  • Support internal and external reporting of the A&Y unit Translate documents from English to Bengali and vice versa as needed
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings between members of the A&Y team, the Country Office Humanitarian Team, and WFP colleagues as needed

Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support to the A&Y team on all programming related issues
  • Provide administrative support to the A&Y Programme Analyst – Humanitarian and the Coun-try Office Humanitarian team on all pilot related issues
  • Maintain documents for filing purposes of the A&Y unit – with a special emphasis on pilot interventions

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Communications:

  • Work closely with A&Y colleagues, Country Office Humanitarian team members, WFP col-leagues, suppliers and vendors involved in the pilot, and beneficiaries to collect project data needed for regular monitoring and reporting requirements
  • Closely and regularly monitor the implementation of the pilot including post-distribution mon-itoring
  • Capture and draft case stories, human interest stories, and testimonials from the implemen-tation of the pilot
  • Document best practices and lessons learned from the implementation of the Block Chain pilot

Other Corporate Tasks:

  • Collaborate with relevant programmes of the UNFPA Country Office to ensure teamwork
  • Any other activities/responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor, Unit Chief, Representative and/or Deputy Representative.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree in gender studies, social anthropology, law and women’s rights, sociology, cultural studies, public health, demography, international relations, international law, socio-economics, or other related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience with experience in the development and social franchising sector
  • Programme management support, particularly in relation to A&Y, gender, GBV, health and/or adolescent sexual and reproductive health
  • Experience in drafting reports, and other substantive document
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision and input.
  • Experience in translating documents from English to Bengali and vice versa
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Understanding of adolescent and youth programming in developing and/or humanitarian settings.
  • Strong interest in and motivation for working with diverse partners and learning and innovating to suit the context
  • Experience in admin and programme as well.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* 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 Specialist assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
OMT Secretariate Nat. Specialist UNICEF Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000434-10149
Open

OMT Secretariate

OMT Secretariate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of OMT co-chairs or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV OMT secretariate will:

  • Organize OMT meeting on a monthly basis with the possibility of the ad-hoc in case of emergency as recommended by the RC office, UNCT, or OMT;
  • Produce accurate Minutes of OMT meetings, and coordinate and track progress on outcomes from the meeting decisions;
  • Update repository of OMT documents in OMT SharePoint;
  • Act as focal person for Business Operations strategy and ensure its regular update;
  • Follow up with concerned OMT members on actions recommended by the OMT;
  • Update the OMT member list;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor(s);
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor's degree in a relevant area, i.e. administration.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, or other relevant programmes; experience with coordinating with various international organizations 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;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, 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 including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 08-08-2021
Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer Nat. Specialist UNRCO Afghanistan
VMAM Code
AFGR001621-10170
Open

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNRCO
Country
Afghanistan
Location, Country
Kabul (AFG)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

The SI M&E and Reporting Officer (SI-MERO) will be part of a team within the RCO providing technical support to both the RCO and the Recipient UN Organisations (RUNOs) implementing the SI programme, namely: UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women, and UNDP. S/He will work under the overall guidance of the Head/RCO, and under the direct supervision of the National SI Senior Coordination Officer. The SI-MERO is expected to assist the RUNOs with the development of the M&E log frames, risk logs and to implement a sound internal monitoring system that will capture all aspects of the programme. The SI-MERO will provide timely progress updates to the RCO. In addition, the SI-MERO will work closely with the RUNO’s and RCO M&E staff, to coordinate data collection, provide technical assistance where needed, and ensure that the M&E and Reporting Plan is incorporated into their planning. The SI-MERO, in collaboration with the Senior Coordinator and the RUNO focal points, is the main person responsible for coordinating the establishment and implementation of the project’s monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems, also working closely with the RCO’s Monitoring, Data and Reporting Officer.

The SI-MERO is further responsible for developing the required SI reports, updates, and progress documents, in line with SI formats/guidelines and standards, as well as working closely with the SI Communications Officer to produce knowledge products for stakeholders. The SI-MERO will form a M&E and Reporting working group with the RUNOs’ focal points to develop the tools and templates for data collection, evaluation and reporting, as well as design the plan for M&E-R activities throughout the project life.

Establishment and ongoing implementation of a standardized project reporting mechanism including effective and timely reporting to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Take the lead in writing the required Project Reports, capturing the project progress against Results Framework; including the documentation of success stories, achievements, lessons learned, risks and issues;
  • Take the lead in developing project Updates to donors and stakeholders in a timely manner, using the SI formatting requirements;
  • Support the Senior Coordination Officer and Head/RCO, and work closely with the SI Communication Officer and RUNOs to ensure accurate and timely project progress reporting and communication to donors and stakeholders in line with SI requirements.

Capacity building/advisory support to RUNOs and partners to establish an internal Planning and M&E system, facilitating the set-up of progress reports to the RC, RUNOs, EU, GoIRA, and stakeholders.

  • Support the RUNOs to identify M&E indicators that measure the social impact of the SI activities;
  • Provide capacity building efforts as needed to the RCO and RUNOs to set up a system of internal monitoring and regular and systematic internal data collection to monitor progress and produce internal reports for project management;
  • Support the RUNOs to produce required evaluative reports, drawing on KPIs;
  • Consult with the RUNOs, in coordination with the Senior Coordination Officer, to assess needs of staff and to organize opportunities for training and education, as appropriate;
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor's Degree is preferred, in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Public Administration, or other related fields.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Strong M&E and Results Based Management experience, preferably with UN context;
  • Strong knowledge of gender concepts and tools for measuring social change related to gender;
  • Proven analytical skills to collect, synthesize, analyse data for compiled analytical reporting writing, including identification of lessons learned and risks/issues;
  • Strong report writing skills to internal and external partners;
  • Experience in M&E capacity building advisory to stakeholders;
  • Leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate others, involve all members of a team, inspire a sense of ownership and responsibility among staff, and elicit consistently high-quality output;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, and to remain calm under pressure;
  • Time management and organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks;
  • Working experience in hardship post is required;
  • Fluent oral and written English is required;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Access etc.);
  • Previous work experience in Afghanistan is an asset; including knowledge of Afghanistan’s culture, tradition and Islamic context certainly an advantage;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sound understanding and capability to empower and develop the capacity of national counterparts;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent command of oral and written English
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in communications or related field is required.
  • Good understanding and familiarity of the current development and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly COVID-19.
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is an asset.
  • UN experience desirable.
  • Good writing and editorial skills
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
NUNV Specialist (Associate Judicial Affairs Officer) Nat. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
VMAM Code
AFGR001632-10171
Open

NUNV Specialist (Associate Judicial Affairs Officer)

NUNV Specialist (Associate Judicial Affairs Officer)

National Specialist
Host entity
UNAMA
Country
Afghanistan
Location, Country
Kabul (AFG)
Language skills
English
Dari
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Judicial Affairs Officer, the National UNV will perform following functions.

  • Monitor and gather information from diverse sources, including publications and media, with special attention to justice sector reforms, investigation and prosecution of international crimes including Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) and transitional justice mechanisms
  • Attend meetings with the AGO/ICD, UNAMA ROL Section and the International Consultant/Mentor when required
  • Contribute to thematic reports on justice and AGO/ICD mandated issues when required
  • Provide contextual analysis of ongoing and future investigations carried out by AGO/ICD
  • Provide liaison linkages between the AGO/ICD, the International Consultant/Mentor, UNAMA and other national and international agencies when required
  • Prepare documents that will facilitate the work of the International Consultant/Mentor during her/his visits and when s/he works online or as required
  • Provide translation and interpretation services to the International Consultant/Mentor when required

Planning, Coordination and Facilitation

  • Support UNAMA’s coordination efforts on Penal Code implementation by assisting Penal Code and Justice Stakeholders meetings, including support in preparing agendas, briefing speakers etc.
  • Provide advice to the international mentor and UNAMA Personnel on cross cutting issues of concern to investigation and prosecution of international crimes in Afghanistan

    • Provide logistical support for and during the visit(s) of International Consultant/Mentor in Afghanistan.

    • Provide translation and interpretation services to the International Consultant/Mentor.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A Degree in Law is required.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years’ post-graduate professional experience is required; Experience working in a multicultural environment is desirable. Extensive knowledge of Afghan legal framework is required.

Working knowledge of Afghan criminal justice institutions and their mandates is required. Knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects of Afghanistan legal system and jurisprudence. Experience working with criminal justice actors and institutions in Afghanistan; Ability to gather information from different source; Experience providing advice on criminal accountability in transitional justice contexts to lawyers and investigators; Experience liaising with and briefing national and international stakeholders.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Political affairs and political reporting, Other rule of law or governance related experience
Area of expertise details

Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform Mandatory. Knowledge of legal system especially on criminal law and criminal reform process

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Applicants needs to register their profile within UNV Talent Pool to be able to apply, see more instructions below: * 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. Note: To create your profile with UNV – click on the link English ???? ??? Applicants needs to register their profile within UNV Talent Pool to be able to apply, see more instructions below: * 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. Note: To create your profile with UNV – click on the link English ???? ???
UNV Civic and Youth Engagement Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000643-10224
Open

UNV Civic and Youth Engagement Assistant

UNV Civic and Youth Engagement Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Bangladesh
Location, Country
Dhaka (BGD)
Language skills
English
Bengali
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the supervision of Programme Officer and Youth Coordinator, the incumbent position will perform the following activities:

  1. Support Implementation:

  • Assist the Programme Officer to implement the activities in relation to civic engagement and youth entrepreneurship development;
  • Support to motivate and mobilize youth with a vision to be active citizens;
  • Draft TORs, session plan and concept note required for the implementation of planned activities;
  • Assist to organize thematic national level dialogues, workshops, conference and innovation challenges;
  • Assist to monitor to the progress of the planned works and generate progress report;
  • Assist to co-ordinate with focal point of the youth organizations/startups and follow-up on their planning, deployment and monitoring of agreed upon solutions;
  • Support the process of preparation of scalable proposals.
  1. Knowledge Management and Documentation

  • Contribute to knowledge management by preparing briefing notes, meeting documentation, newsletter to help advance the youth engagement work through regular communication and information sharing.
  • Support to undertake secondary research concerning youth and governance issues and bases on the findings contribute to develop new ideas and proposals.
  • Assist in drafting briefing notes, talking points, funding proposals and presentations.
  • Assist to proper filing of all project information
  1. Communication and Report Writing

  • Support to maintain relationship with youth networks of different Universities, partner youth organizations and young volunteers.
  • Support to prepare beneficiaries’ stories for the media.
  • Support to prepare content to promote the activities in social media.
  • Support to prepare event reports and annual report of the youth focused programmes.

4. Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in social science, business management, innovation and entrepreneurship, or any related field;
Required experience
6 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience upto 2 years.
  • Previous engagement with youth-related work an asset - experience of volunteering/working/interning in youth focused CSO/s or youth empowerment projects.
  • Demonstrated writing skills and content development
  • Good command of English and Bangla, written and oral; knowledge of regional languages preferred.
  • Demonstrates commitment to UN’s mission, vision and values;
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, diplomacy and sensitivity to confidential matters;
  • Previous assignment in a similar position would be desirable;
  • 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;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other development programme/project experience, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Project implementation and network management,
  • Content development and report writing.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
Application procedure * 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 Youth assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Digital Communications and Web Migration Coordinator Int. Expert IOM Philippines
VMAM Code
PHLR000065-10231
Open

Digital Communications and Web Migration Coordinator

Digital Communications and Web Migration Coordinator

International Expert
Host entity
IOM
Country
Philippines
Location, Country
Manila (PHL)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the guidance and supervision of the Online Communications Unit Manager, the UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

1. Coordinate the migration of 125 IOM’s websites (Missions, Regional Offices and Project websites) to a new Drupal 8 template (already created and functional) – and its new information architecture – in a timely manner and in conformity with IOM editorial standards and guidelines for websites, collaborating with IOM’s offices around the world, under the supervision of the Head of the Online Communications Unit (Media and Communications Department). This includes the coordination of a surge team specifically dedicated to this exercise.

2. Spearhead the implementation of the websites’ migration workplan.

3. Coordinate a team of web editors dedicated to the migration exercise, provide leadership to ensure the development of a cohesive and high performing team.

4. Engage and build productive relationships with relevant websites focal points (working in Missions, Regional Offices or under specific Projects) to ensure the timely migration of their websites, in conformity with IOM standards and guidelines for websites.

5. Provide technical guidance to the team of web editors and to web focal points as appropriate; transfer knowledge and skills in digital communications, web content, web user experience and navigation, and oversee the training provided by the surge team to the web focal point editors.

6. Provide guidance on overall editorial direction and minimum needed re-conceptualisation/adaptation of websites in line with the new platform/template; ensuring a well-designed, well-structured, easy to navigate and high quality written and visual content (based on the existing content and implementing the minimum required adaptations for the new information architecture/template) that conforms to web usability and content management standards.

7. Ensure content reflect IOM's communications priorities and that text is accessible, informative and interesting and paying close attention to narrative flow, messaging, accuracy, tone and house style.

8. Ensure high-quality standards for each website migrated; implementing effective quality control and providing guidance and constructive feedback as appropriate.

9. Other possible needed tasks related to the management of content for the IOM global website.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Degree in Communications, Public Information, Journalism, Political Science, International Relations or a related field.
Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

• Background in journalism, communications and/or advocacy.

• Experience in project management for websites and managing a CMS (experience using Drupal will be an asset), strategic planning and quality controls.

• Experience producing and editing content for online audiences ideally for media outlets, international brands, NGOs, or other international institutions.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

• Strong command of multimedia content and digital tools and platforms, including the development of web content, pages and sites.

• Excellent communication and editorial skills.

• Strong editorial judgement, including ethical and political awareness.

• Excellent writing and editing skills.

• Knowledge of web standards, with understanding of user experience and user interface principles.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills.

• Proven skills in communication, networking, negotiation and ability to build and sustain effective collaborative relationships with stakeholders.

• Ability to manage, coach and motivate teams and providing leadership to be able to deliver efficiently and effectively.

• Languages: Proficiency in English is required, and knowledge of a second language (Spanish and, or French) is desirable.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* 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. Application deadline: 10 August 2021
Digital Communications Web Editor (English & French) Int. Specialist IOM Philippines
VMAM Code
PHLR000066-10228
Open

Digital Communications Web Editor (English & French)

Digital Communications Web Editor (English & French)

International Specialist
Host entity
IOM
Country
Philippines
Location, Country
Manila (PHL)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Important notice: The UN Volunteer for this position should be fluent both in English and French.

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Online Communications Unit Manager, and in close collaboration with colleagues in the Online Communications Unit, the UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

1. Support the migration of IOM’s websites (Missions, Regional Offices and Project websites) to a new platform/template in conformity with IOM corporate guidelines, working with IOM’s offices around the world, under the supervision of the head of IOM’s Online Communications Unit and the lead of the special surge team for the migration of IOM websites.

2. Work with websites’ focal points (working under Missions, Regional Offices or specific Projects) to support the migration of relevant content from their existing website to the new platform.

3. Support and implement when needed the minimum needed re-conceptualisation/adaptation of websites in line with the new platform/template; ensuring a well-designed, well-structured, easy to navigate and high quality written and visual content (based on the existing content and implementing the minimum required adaptations for the new information architecture/template) that conforms to web usability and content management standards.

4. Provide overall editorial direction and training to websites’ focal points; edit, organize and structure content while maintaining a consistent voice and style.

5. Migrate, update and adjust as needed content for the websites, ensuring quality standards, accuracy, tone and house style.

6. Post content via the content management system.

7. Ensures IOM’s editorial standards are applied to all websites migrated to the new platform; ensure accuracy and clarity of all content appearing on the websites.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Degree in Communications, Public Information, Journalism, Political Science, International Relations or a related field.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

• Background in journalism, communications and/or advocacy.

• Experience producing, editing and disseminating multimedia content for online audiences ideally for media outlets, international brands, NGOs, or other international institutions.

• Experience using content management systems (experience using Drupal would be an asset) and other advanced tools for online publishing and distribution of content.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Web and graphic design, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

• Strong editorial judgement, including ethical and political awareness.

• Excellent writing and editing skills.

• Knowledge of web design, with understanding of user experience and user interface principles.

• Proven ability to conceptualize, plan and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge and skills.

• Proven skills in communication, networking, negotiation, and ability to relate to different audiences.

• Ability to build and sustain effective collaborative relationships with stakeholders.

• Excellent computer skills.

• Strong command of multimedia content and digital tools and platforms, including the development of web content, pages and sites.

• Excellent communication and editorial skills.

• Languages: The UN Volunteer for this position should be fluent both in English and French.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* 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. Application deadline: 10 August 2021