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Refugee UN Volunteer: Youth Activities UNHCR Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001890-9651
Open

Refugee UN Volunteer: Youth Activities

Refugee UN Volunteer: Youth Activities

Refugee
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Kakuma (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
24 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be refugees in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Officer, and the overall guidance from the Senior Protection Officer the Refugee UN Volunteer will be assigned protection-related youth activities in line with UNHCR’s 2019-2022 National Youth Strategy under the guidance of UNHCR Protection covering Kakuma camp and Kalobeyei settlement and in close coordination with relevant sector focal points (e.g. education, livelihood). The UN volunteer is expected to share an equal amount of time in the field and in the office for the duties will involve field activities and reporting on the field activities.

The UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct a stock-taking exercise of the effectiveness of current youth programmes and programmatic gaps in close collaboration with UNHCR and partners; make recommendations with regard to enhancing youth programming.
  • Provide support to the roll-out of special projects related to youth, including the Youth Initiative Fund (Dadaab and Nairobi) and other new initiatives in the operation.
  • Organise Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) twice per month with youth to identify pressing issues (for example in relation to documentation, service delivery, radicalization, secondary migration, feedback from young mothers on education needs, etc), draft report and propose way forward.
  • Assist with the implementation of a Youth Working Group, arrange monthly meetings and draft minutes.

Submit monthly reports of activities which will be used at Nairobi level to produce a monthly “YouthSnapshot Report”

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

Secondary Education

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years’ experience in relevant field required.
  • Familiarity with programming.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills he/she must be able to relate well with others, dictate responsibilities, offer support and constructive feedback.
  • Computer skills: good knowledge and skill with basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Internet).
  • Fluent in English will be desirable.
  • Should be at least 22 years of age at the time of applying.
  • A recognised refugee living in Kakuma camp or Kalobaye settlement.
  • Basic knowledge or familiar with UNHCR mandate.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Youth and sports
Area of expertise details

Familiarity with programming,Computer skills: good knowledge and skill with basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Internet).

Driving license
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: 15 June 2021
Financial Inclusion Project Analyst Nat. Specialist UNCDF Gambia
VMAM Code
GMBR000042-9677
Open

Financial Inclusion Project Analyst

Financial Inclusion Project Analyst

National Specialist
Host entity
UNCDF
Country
Gambia
Location, Country
Banjul (GMB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Programme Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Financial Inclusion Project Analyst will:

  • Draft deep-dive thematic research on financial inclusion with specific reference to gender, youth, MSMEs, using demand- and supply side data.
  • Draft demand side analytics on financial access and national surveys such as Findex, Finscope, Intermedia, National Household Surveys, Global Entrepreneurship Monitoring, Enterprise Development Surveys - to support the development of (gender-disaggregated) thematic research and M&E works.
  • Support the supply side analysis using anonymized customer and transaction level data.

  • Support in data curation and analytics and experimenting with new data techniques
  • Support in Data curation, maintain, acquire and mine the remittance service providers and demand side datasets.
  • Maintain and update the national survey datasets.
  • Support the development of financial inclusion and SDG-related dashboards.
  • Support in the experimentation of new survey methods for impact measurement

  • Support systematic case study analyses
  • Deep dive into quarterly reports to draft case studies. Support in maintaining and updating the qualitative database for case study analyses of the progress of innovation partners in implementing their digital finance and Fintech innovations.
  • Conduct desk and literature review on digital and Fintech solutions and keep abreast of latest insights in market trends and impact research.


  • Support in project management
  • Update Workplan
  • Liaise with beneficiaries for update on reports

  • Knowledge Management, communication and Learning
  • Support in content development for easy-to-use knowledge products including blogs, website materials, infographic, presentations etc. Review and edit, working papers, research and communications materials;
  • Synthesize and summarize research outcomes and lessons learned into formats tailored to government, digital finance service providers, private sector and donors.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Communication, International Development or other relevant area
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2-3 years of demonstrated experience in digital finance, project management, communication, gender, inclusive finance or related fields;
  • Demonstrated research and analytical capacity;
  • Interest in Financial Inclusion
  • Excellent computer capabilities in Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Demonstrated communication skills;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Gambia and legal residents in the Gambia with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 15-06-2021 Applications from women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Coordination Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP United States of America
VMAM Code
USAR000136-9680
Open

Coordination Specialist

Coordination Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
United States of America
Location, Country
New York (USA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Ecosystems and Biodiversity, BPPS, UNDP and the Senior Portfolio Manager, Multi-Party Trust Fund Office, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Coordination Specialist will:

1) Strategic Planning and Coordination:

  • Manage the planning schedule for Task Forces, Steering Committee and Executive Board meetings;
  • Elaborate in coordination with the Secretariat Manager and the Chairs the draft detailed agenda;
  • Support drafting of the operational manual and monitoring and evaluation framework for the Fund;
  • Draft supportive documentation, technical notes, speeches, communication pieces and similar;
  • Draft minutes and circulates for comments and finalization;
  • Monitor action points and reports back to the Steering Committee and Executive Board;
  • Communicate decisions to the concerned stakeholders, in close cooperation with MPTFO/BPPS/BERA;
  • Liaise with UN Agencies and other partner regarding relevant activities;
  • Facilitate linkages and consistency between the Fund and other conservation related initiatives.

2) Fund Operation:

  • Support the preparation of the Annual Work Plan(s) and budget for the Secretariat;
  • Support the preparation of job descriptions, vacancy announcements, and office set-up;
  • Support the Partnership Manager in any outreach, marketing and communication initiatives as needed;
  • Undertake due diligence of possible private sector partners; monitors the risk management information and updates the Fund Risk Mitigation Strategy;
  • In consultation with the Head of Biodiversity and the Technical Specialist, supports the preparation of progress updates;
  • Drafts periodic consolidated reports on the achieved Fund results upon the request of the Steering Committee;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

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

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination Mandatory

· Other energy, environment and climate change related experience Optional

· Other development programme/project experience Optional

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Masters (Advanced level) University Degree in one or more of the following disciplines: international development, economics, social studies, business studies or other equivalent fields.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience at the national and international level in international development and environment issues, both in the field and HQ.
  • Proven experience in coordination and partnership building, preferably within a UN context is a major asset.
  • Experience in private sector engagement for development results is an asset.
  • Experience working with a Trust Fund is an asset.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 15/06/2021
UN Volunteer in Youth Peace and Security Int. Youth UNOSGEY United States of America
VMAM Code
USAR000138-9689
Open

UN Volunteer in Youth Peace and Security

UN Volunteer in Youth Peace and Security

International Youth
Host entity
UNOSGEY
Country
United States of America
Location, Country
New York (USA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the guidance of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: As part of the Youth, Peace and Security team, the youth volunteer will support OSGEYs work on youth, peace and security by:

Supporting the Program Officer with implementing the key UNSC resolutions on Youth, Peace and Security in collaboration with the Global Coalition on Youth, Peace and Security

 Providing overall programmatic support including knowledge management and organizing side events, meetings, webinars and communication campaigns on Youth, Peace and Security

 Supporting the Program Officer in strategically promoting meaningful participation of young peacebuilders in the advocacy efforts of OSGEY

Supporting the Program Officer in organizing the High-Level Global Conference on Youth-Inclusive Peace Processes (January 2022 - TBC)

Supporting the development of key messages, briefing notes, background notes and talking points for the Youth Envoy

Providing support with developing OSGEY’s communication and outreach on Youth, Peace and Security

 Supporting writing proposals for funding for initiatives and donor reporting  Supporting liaising and coordination on Youth, Peace and Security issues with different branches of the UN system, civil society organizations, youth networks on peace and security, and the Global Coalition on Youth, Peace and Security  Participating in coordination meetings within and outside the UN system on behalf of OSGEY

 Performing other duties as required

Furthermore, UN Youth Volunteers are required to:

Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day)

Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country.

Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities

Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.

Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Recognized First Level University degree in one of the following fields: Political Science, Peace and Conflict studies, Human Rights, International Development or other relevant subject area.

Experience remark

Previous formal or informal experience in working on projects and programmes relating to Youth, Peace, and Security.

Fluency in English (both oral and written) and excellent writing skills

Excellent coordination, interpersonal and communication skills, organized approach and positive working attitude

Ability to work independently when given clear instructions

A constructive and can-do attitude, strong work ethic, an ability to take initiative, multitask, and a drive for on-time delivery

Desirable:

Demonstrated knowledge of the YPS agenda and its key resolutions would be considered an asset

Previous formal or informal experience in coordinating youth focused and youth led initiatives would be considered an asset

Previous experience with youth organizations will be considered an asset

Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and Google Drive, digital organizing tools would be considered an asset

Fluency in another Official UN language, in addition to English, would be considered an asset

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Political affairs and political reporting
Area of expertise details

Previous formal or informal experience in working on projects and programmes relating to Youth, Peace, and Security.

Fluency in English (both oral and written) and excellent writing skills

Excellent coordination, interpersonal and communication skills, organized approach and positive working attitude

Ability to work independently when given clear instructions

A constructive and can-do attitude, strong work ethic, an ability to take initiative, multitask, and a drive for on-time delivery

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 15/06/2021
UN Volunteer in Data analysis and monitoring Int. Youth UNOSGEY United States of America
VMAM Code
USAR000139-9690
Open

UN Volunteer in Data analysis and monitoring

UN Volunteer in Data analysis and monitoring

International Youth
Host entity
UNOSGEY
Country
United States of America
Location, Country
New York (USA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the guidance of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, and the Head of the Youth2030 Secretariat, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Support the piloting and finalization of the UN Entity scorecard, a performance measurement tool to measure progress on implementation of Youth2030 at entity level.

Support the development of a reporting system and dashboard with automated analytics

Provide overall data analytic support, including quality monitoring of data inputs, analysis of trends in performance and develop recommendations

Support capacity building of UN Country Teams and UN Entities on the Youth2030 scorecards

Support the generation of the annual report of the UN Youth strategy and donor reporting

Any other support as requested

Furthermore, UN Youth Volunteers are required to:

Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day)

Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country

Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities

Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.

Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Recognized First Level University degree in one of the following fields: mathematics, statistics, demography, computer science, computer engineering, data science, business, finance or related fields

Experience remark

Previous formal or informal experience of working on data bases and/or statistical softwares, would be highly regarded.

Prior experience in data analytics using R, Python, SQL and data visualisations would be highly regarded

Fluency in another Official UN language, in addition to English, would be considered an asset

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Mathematics
Area of expertise details

Previous formal or informal experience in data analysis and monitoring.

Fluency in English (both oral and written); excellent writing skills

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and positive working attitude

Strong ability to multi-task and a drive for on-time delivery

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 15/06/2021
UN Volunteer in Gender Equality Int. Youth UNOSGEY United States of America
VMAM Code
USAR000140-9691
Open

UN Volunteer in Gender Equality

UN Volunteer in Gender Equality

International Youth
Host entity
UNOSGEY
Country
United States of America
Location, Country
New York (USA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the guidance of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

As part of the Human Rights & Leave No One Behind team, the youth volunteer will support OSGEYs work on gender equality by Supporting the Program Officer/Gender Specialist in implementing the OSGEYs approach to meaningful youth inclusion with a specific emphasis on the follow up to the Generation Equality Forum and intergovernmental processes and fora such as the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

Supporting the Program Officer/Gender Specialist in strategically promoting participation of young LGBTIQ people as a focus area for OSGEY

Supporting the development of key messages, briefing notes, background notes and talking points for the Youth Envoy.

Providing technical support for research activities

Providing overall programmatic support including organizing side events, meetings, webinars and communication campaigns on gender equality.

Supporting writing proposals for funding for initiatives and donor reporting

Liaising with different arms of the UN system, civil society organizations, feminist organizations, youth led and youth serving organizations.

Participating in coordination meetings within and outside the UN system on behalf of OSGEY

Promoting the mainstreaming of gender equality youth and youth volunteer perspectives in the work of UN field operations across all UN pillars (development, peace and security, human rights, humanitarian), including in joint initiatives (e.g. in the framework of projects under the Peacebuilding Fund, the SDG Fund, the UNDP-DPPA Joint Programme, the Spotlight Initiative, etc.)

Performing other duties as required Furthermore, UN Youth Volunteers are required to:

Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day)

Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities

Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.

Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Recognized First Level University degree in one of the following fields: Gender, Feminist Studies, Human Rights, Political Science, International Development or other relevant subject area

Experience remark

Previous formal or informal experience in gender and youth policies and programmes.

Fluency in English (both oral and written); excellent writing skills

Desirable:

Previous formal or informal experience of working for/with feminist organizations, women’s rights or human rights organizations is an added advantage

Fluency in another Official UN language, in addition to English, would be considered an asset

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women
Area of expertise details

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, organized approach and positive working attitude.

Ability to work independently when given clear instructions

Strong ability to multi-task and a drive for on-time delivery

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 15/06/2021
Administrative Officer Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001514-9719
Open

Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
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

Under the general supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Provide of administrative and human resources support to staff of the service;
  • Provide information needed to respond to audit findings;
  • Provide support with respect to the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions, and preparation of cost plans;
  • Respond to internal/external audit observations;
  • Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained;
  • Provide authoritative interpretation of requirements for handling transactions;
  • Prepare and administer the budget activities of the Medical section; Receive inputs for the requirements related to medical supplies, medical equipment, and medical services. After the approval of the CMO, combine all the items required in the budget;
  • Work closely with other sections to finalize the budget of medical section;
  • Process and review all the medical bills for level II and Level III hospitals pertaining to UNMISS personnel;
  • Initiate timely cost recovery in Umoja System;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the CMO.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A minimum Bachelor degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting, finance, budget, administration or related area is required;
  • Experience handling administration, finance and human resources matters in an International Organization or similar organization is desirable;
  • Experience in working with Umoja Finance Module or the finance functions of another Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is desirable.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word); other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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. Application deadline: 15 June 2021
Communications Officer Int. Specialist WHO Congo
VMAM Code
COGR000157-9728
Open

Communications Officer

Communications Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Congo
Location, Country
Brazzaville (COG)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months 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

1. Develop and implement communications plans which includes a timeline of key communications products.

2. Identify subjects/stories of interest pertaining to WHO efforts at the country or Regional level to develop communications products such as feature stories, press releases and social media posts.

3. Work together with WHO Country office and the Regional Communications Team to conceptualize a set of new advocacy documents to inform stakeholders and the general public about WHO's response, co-develop, as relevant, high quality media tools, including audio-visual, photographic and printed materials, television and radio programmes, multimedia presentations, social media, videos and press releases, bulletins etc., to promote WHO's visibility, achievements and success stories.

4. Liaise with the press/media to advocate and disseminate information on WHO work as well as relevant events such as WHO campaigns. Organize interviews and filming opportunities to support high-visibility of WHO achievements through television, radio and newspapers, etc.

5. Manage the development and maintenance of content for the country website and social media platforms, in compliance with guidelines and standards used throughout the Organization, to ensure consistency of approach. Critically review and improve contents. 6. Prepare communication and advocacy products and statements to be used by the Resource Mobilization team in convincing and encouraging donors to rapidly fund the overall health sector response to affected populations.

7. Collaborate with all relevant actors, including the health cluster, regional and field offices, other WHO departments, UN agencies, and other partners to identify and create communication opportunities and prepare communication campaigns on specific topics.

8. Represent the WHO Country Office (WCO) in the UN Communication Group and provide appropriate technical support as required.

9. Organize advocacy events, press interactions and meetings to increase the visibility of WHO and knowledge about the work of the WCO;

10. Support Ministry of Health (MoH) public communications during key health events including health emergencies, through the development of talking points, press releases, press statements and other media products.

11. Perform any other communication specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A first university degree in communication, journalism, political science or international relations or related field from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Desirable Education: Formal qualification in public health; Courses in communication techniques such as graphic design, visual language and in the use of social media. Training in risk communication is an asset.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 - 5 years of professional work experience at the national and international level, in external communications. Proven experience in writing engaging communications materials.
  • Desirable Experience: Prior working experience with WHO/UN or with an international nongovernmental organization; experience in organizing advocacy campaigns and experience in managing publishing processes. Proven experience in writing advocacy documents. Proven experience in taking photographs or filming video which are of professional quality
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
Area of expertise details
  • Proven skills in the development and implementation of communications plans
  • Proven skills in writing feature stories and other key communications products
  • Proven skills in engaging with national, regional and international media and securing media coverage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills complemented by the ability to conceptualize ideas and advocate consensus.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, 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. Application deadline: 15-06-2021
Assistant administratif et Financier Nat. Specialist UNDP Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000803-9252
Open

Assistant administratif et Financier

Assistant administratif et Financier

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Kinshasa (COD)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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

Sous la supervision directe du Coordonnateur National du Projet, le Volontaire ONU national Assistant Administratif et Financier est appelé à assumer les tâches ci-dessous ::

Administration

  • Assurer le suivi des différentes procédures administratives liées à la mise en œuvre du projet y compris les procédures d’achats ;
  • Appuyer l’organisation des réunions, la préparation des ateliers, séminaires et autres rencontres de travail ; prendre des notes lors de ces réunions ;
  • Assurer la programmation et l’organisation des missions externes (autorisation de sécurité, mouvement du personnel, etc.) et la planification de leurs agendas ;
  • Assurer le classement, l’archivage des documents et les correspondances du projet ainsi et assurer le suivi des réponses aux lettres reçues par le bureau du projet ;
  • Assurer le respect des procédures en matière de traitement des correspondances ;
  • Assurer le suivi de l’application des décisions du Comité de pilotage ;
  • Assurer l'appui aux auditeurs externes et internes et missions des bailleurs de fonds pour les questions relatives à l’Administration ;
  • Accueillir et orienter les visiteurs avec professionnalisme ;
  • Superviser le bon fonctionnement des bureaux, afin d’assurer un environnement de travail sain et sécurisé ;
  • Appuyer le Coordonnateur pour toute autre tâche nécessaire au bon suivi du projet

Finances

  • Assurer un suivi global des dépenses du projet au travers d’outils de gestion financières et tenir une matrice des dépenses actualisées pour l’ensemble du Projet ;
  • Assister le coordonnateur du Projet dans la préparation et la vérification des budgets ainsi que dans les projections des dépenses ;
  • Préparer les révisions budgétaires et ajustements financiers ;
  • Veiller à l’exécution rapide des autorisations de paiement ;
  • Garder un contact permanent avec les banques principalement les gestionnaires des comptes bancaires du Projet pour assurer une exécution rapide des ordres donnés ;
  • Assurer l’appui aux auditeurs externes et internes et missions des bailleurs des fonds pour les questions relatives à la gestion financière ;
  • Etablir les bons d’engagement et commandes ;
  • Exécuter toutes autres tâches confiées par le Coordonnateur National du Projet.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Administration and administrative assistance Mandatory
  • Finance, accounting and audit Optional
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • L’enregistrement des données et des informations financières fiables a un impact sur la qualité et la mise en œuvre du programme.
  • Une attitude orientée vers la satisfaction des clients produira une image positive d’efficacité du projet
  • Un mécanisme de suivi de la stratégie est fonctionnel et des leçons sont tirées sur une base régulière.

• Le développement des capacités grâce à l'encadrement, le suivi et la formation continue, en travaillant (y compris la supervision) avec le personnel national ou les homologues de la contrepartie (gouvernementale ou non-gouvernementale, y compris les partenaires d'exécution (IP); • La perspective de l'âge, du genre et de la diversité (AGD) est systématiquement appli-quée, intégrée et documentée dans toutes les activités tout au long de l‘affectation • Un rapport des réalisations dans le domaine du volontariat pour la paix et le développe-ment pendant l’affectation, comme par exemple le nombre de volontaires mobilisés, la participation aux activités et la contribution au développement des capacités.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit, Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details

sciences économiques, gestion financières/comptable, administration ou une autre discipline pertinente

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la République Démocratique du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République Démocratique du Congo ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 15-06-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes vivant avec handicap sont fortement encouragées.
Retail Field Monitoring Assistant Nat. Specialist WFP Lebanon
VMAM Code
LBNR000451-9782
Open

Retail Field Monitoring Assistant

Retail Field Monitoring Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
WFP
Country
Lebanon
Location, Country
Tripoli (LBN) (LBN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Retail Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Retail Field Monitoring Assistant will:

  • Assist in following up with shops regarding compliance of contractual terms;
  • Respond to shops enquires received through the shops’ hotline; registering and tracking each call or email during the hotline working hours;
  • Handle all incoming correspondence with shops through email, document and follow up all queries or complaints;
  • Perform Capacity Building visits in shops: organize and prepare visits in advance, visit shops and train shopkeepers on Retail insights, tutor shops to get improvements, lead them on using the Retail Dashboard and Data to perform better, follow-up on shops evolution in terms of Retail standards (questionnaire, alert on issues…)
  • Improve the level of contracted shops in terms of Retail standards: hygiene, pricing, safety, data sending, stock processing, Mandatory Range numerical distribution etc…to increase compliance of shops with contracted items;
  • Ensure proper collection of all Data about shops (including sales data) to track history of the relationship between WFP and each shop;
  • Exchange with the Monitoring team on issues/situation related to shops and if needed to be able to present cases to the Shop Management Group;
  • Prepare the evaluation of shops for the contract extension;
  • Share with other Monitoring Assistants from other Field Offices to find ways to improve the whole system;
  • Coordinate with retailers and Field Office to ensure efficient operations of the retail network.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Business Management, Supply Chain, Finance or Economics or other related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Retail Operations, logistics, or other relevant programmes; experience with Emergency Response and Food Safety and Security is an asset, 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 fighting against hunger and poverty volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Driving license
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 assignment, therefore only nationals of Lebanon and legal residents in Lebanon with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 08-06-2021