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Nutrition Assistant Nat. Youth UNICEF Afghanistan
VMAM Code
AFGR001617-9735
Open

Nutrition Assistant

Nutrition Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Afghanistan
Location, Country
Kabul (AFG)
Language skills
English
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 direct supervision of the Nutrition Specialist, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Contribute to the implementation of the following preventive nutrition programming activities:
    • Community-based Nutrition Programming
    • Weekly Iron Folic Acid Supplementation for Adolescent Girls
    • Vitamin A and Deworming
    • Universal Salt Iodization
    • Micronutrient Supplementation for children and women
    • Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition
    • Nutrition Counsellors
  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to analyse programme data and strengthen programme implementation based on the data
  • Support development of Communications for Development actions related to preventive nutrition programming
  • Participate in programme review workshops or meetings
  • Develop 1-2 Human Interest Stories and social media materials
  • Undertake field visits
  • Participate in other activities and tasks as required
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, Medicine or Social Sciences
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Demonstrated interest and/or relevant experience (up to 2 years) in Nutrition or Public Health is required.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team.
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences.
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Food safety and nutrition
Area of expertise details
  • Demonstrated interest and/or relevant experience (up to 2 years) in Nutrition or Public Health is required.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team.
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences.
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Gender and Humanitarian Action Specialist Int. Specialist UNWomen Panama
VMAM Code
PANR000239-9736
Open

Gender and Humanitarian Action Specialist

Gender and Humanitarian Action Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Panama
Location, Country
Panama City (PAN)
Language skills
English
Spanish
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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 direct supervision of the Regional Advisor for Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action for the Americas and the Caribbean, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Contribute to UN Women regional work on peace and security and humanitarian action including support to and follow up of regional, subregional and country specific situations.
  • Support the elaboration of project proposals, concept notes, presentations and other working documents related with peace and security and humanitarian action with special focus on the nexus between peace and security, humanitarian action, and development.
  • Support UN Women´s Regional Office in providing assistance to country offices, supporting the coordination with other UN Agencies and engagement with civil society, in particular women and youth organizations.
  • Participate in relevant national and international fora, regional inter-agency groups, advocacy platforms, etc. providing regular feedback for effective planning and partnership building.
  • Design and facilitate trainings, presentations and workshops to support gender mainstreaming in coordination platforms and intergovernmental processes, Including Quito Process, the R4V Regional Platform and REDLAC.
  • Support the development of knowledge products on peace and security and humanitarian action, including on peace building and conflict prevention in the LAC Region; and
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Regional Advisor.

Furthermore, UN 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
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master´s Degree, preferably in gender, humanitarian action, human mobility, development studies, peace studies, international development or any other related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • 3 years of relevant work experience in coordination with UN agencies, humanitarian actors, governmental and nongovernmental entities;
  • 3 years of relevant work experience on gender issues;
  • 2 years of relevant work experience in crisis response and humanitarian settings.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Gender equality and the advancement of women
Area of expertise details
  • 3 years of relevant work experience in coordination with UN agencies, humanitarian actors, governmental and nongovernmental entities;
  • 3 years of relevant work experience on gender issues;
  • 2 years of relevant work experience in crisis response and humanitarian settings.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, 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: 17 June 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time
UN Specialist Volunteer in Disability Int. Specialist UNOSGEY United States of America
VMAM Code
USAR000141-9738
Open

UN Specialist Volunteer in Disability

UN Specialist Volunteer in Disability

International Specialist
Host entity
UNOSGEY
Country
United States of America
Location, Country
New York (USA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
05 July 2021
Duration
12 months
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 guidance of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the UN Specialist Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: As part of the Human Rights & Leave No One Behind team, the international specialist volunteer will support OSGEYs work on disability inclusion by:

Providing policy and programmatic support on disability inclusion.

Working across various teams in OSGEY, to support the provision of high-quality advice on disability inclusion. Preparing written contributions and knowledge products for various purposes i.e. speeches, talking points, background notes, briefings for the Envoy, and related products for wider dissemination, as needed. Conducting research and analysis of global, regional and national trends, as appropriate Supporting resource mobilization in the area of disability inclusion by developing funding proposals and writing reports, where appropriate.

Strategically promoting participation of young people with disabilities as a focus area for OSGEY.

Leading OSGEY activities contributing to disability inclusion at the UN; especially the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Providing technical expertise to make the side events, meetings, webinars and communication campaigns organized by the office on various topics are accessible to youth with disabilities Liaising with different arms of the UN system, civil society organizations, organizations and member states working on disability inclusion, youth led and youth serving organizations Participating in coordination meetings within and outside the UN system on behalf of OSGEY. Performing other duties as required Furthermore, UN Specialist 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: Disability Inclusion, Human Rights, Political Science, International Development or other relevant subject area

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years’ experience in Disability Inclusion.

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

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

Desirable:

Relevant formal or informal experience in disability inclusion in youth policies and programmes would be considered an asset

Previous formal or informal experience of working for/with Disabled People Organizations (DPOs) and in particular their youth programmes 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
Development programme/project administration
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
Communication, Integrity, 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: 17/06/2021
Air Operations Assistant (Budget & Accounting) Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000817-9746
Open

Air Operations Assistant (Budget & Accounting)

Air Operations Assistant (Budget & Accounting)

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
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 supervision of the Head of Aviation, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Review, analyze and assist in the preparation of the cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff, (flight hours, equipment) requirements for the section / office, including other aspects;

  • Prepare DAP (Demand Acquisition Plan) for the section for submission to acquisition and requisition section;

  • Raise shopping carts for the section and follow up with procurement process until the requisitioned items or services are received;

  • Maintain and process documents related to Aircrew daily subsistence allowance claims and invoices reimbursements, in addition to verifying, recording and submission of these claims to Finance section for payment;

  • Prepare cost expenses for special flight requests and non-revenue flights for cost recovery and prepare inter-mission billing for flights performed by MINUSCA for other missions, funds and programmes through service delivery module;

  • Provide support in the management of MINUSCA air assets by preparing analysis on a monthly basis for the utilization of air assets to avoid the over or under utilization of aircraft and aircrew flight hours;

  • Verify of data input into the various databases to ensure consistency of the data in previous allotments to new allotments issued. Coordinate the provision of guidance, training and daily supervision to other staff within the Aviation Budget Unit.

  • Prepare Service Entry Sheets (SES) and Fund Commitments (FC) for payments for Aviation services and equipment.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

Tertiary degree in finance, budget, accounting, procurement or similar field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of experience in the field of Finance and Budget.

Additional working experience in UN field missions budget is desirable.

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

Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and databases and ERP software (e.g. Umoja).

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, 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: 17-06-2021
Air Operations Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000818-9747
Open

Air Operations Assistant

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui, Bria (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
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 direct supervision of the Chief Mission Air Operations Center or the Regional Air Operations Officer, the UN Volunteer Air Operations Assistant will be responsible for the following tasks:

· Provide support in managing the aircraft assigned to and transiting the airfield;

· Provide support in managing the airport infrastructure, in concert with the Civil Aviation Authority;

· Assist in the planning of flight schedules, reviewing flight requests, and preparing Air Task Orders;

· Assist correcting flight safety deficiencies;

· Comply with the DOS Aviation Manual, Aviation Section SOPs, and DOS Aviation Safety Program;

· Coordinate aircraft and ground handling equipment refueling, passenger and cargo loading;

· Liaise with agencies/offices in relation to the mission’s aviation requirements;

· Assist in insuring security on the aircraft parking ramp;

· Manage the movement of aircraft, to include marshalling;

· Document aircraft movements and flight activity;

· Assist aircrews in relevant operational functions;

· Carry out additional related tasks, as assigned by the supervisor;

· When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

Transport, logistics or related degree. IATA certificate. Air transport, ground handling and safety certificates mandatory.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 3 years of progressive experience in the field of Air Operations. Experience in Peace-keeping missions and proven ability in analytical work are desirable. Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Firefighting and rescue services, Air transport, air traffic control and safety
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Communication, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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: 17-06-2021
Associate Fleet Management Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001901-9751
Open

Associate Fleet Management Officer

Associate Fleet Management Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Dadaab (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
12 months
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 direct supervision of Supply Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Coordinate, manage and support all the fleet management activities in the Office.
  • Implement effective fleet management that regularly monitors the fleet pool, saves cost and safeguards the investment of the organisation.
  • Apply UNHCR's fleet management strategy when preparing plans for purchase of important fleet assets. Conduct spend analyses using historical spend data to identify trends that can be used to plan procurement activities and Frame Agreements.
  • Plan for acquisition, maintenance and replacement of fleet assets. Develop local fleet management replacement strategies taking into account UNHCR short and medium term requirements.
  • Coordinate activities of implementing partners and/or contractors performing fleet related activities, and ensure that they understand and adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Respond to field requests for information and advice and coordinate responses from a range of HQ units to provide a clear, consistent and timely response to the field.
  • Collect information both in the field and in HQ, to ensure relevant and appropriate information is gathered and shared. Promote an understanding of concerns, objectives and priorities for fleet related issues by providing information or expertise to interested parties.
  • Infrastructure Support
  • Provide fleet management reports, customised reports, and gathers information on all fleet assets and provides in-depth reports periodically and when requested.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of fleet related data in relevant business systems. Compile and analyse statistical information, identify trends and developments in fleet related matters that will assist in decision making.

Disseminate, promote commitment to and monitor compliance with UNHCR's global policies, standards and guidance on fleet management.

- Followup the procurement of fuel, lubricants, and spare parts of vehicles and generators

- Monitor and analyze the allocation of the fuel being given to the UNHCR vehicles and partners by calculating the fuel consumption.

- Monitor the vehicle tracking system installed in the vehicles and liaise with HQ accordingly.

- Partcipate in the committee of evaluation of the bids linked to the fleets items.

- Supervise UNHCR drivers and dispatching of vehicles

- Coordiante the missions of drivers and ensuring that their leaves are properly planned and captured in the system

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Mechanical trade qualification or Engineering Certificate required; Basic Training Course for delegates or equivalent knowledge preferred.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Three years of experience working in general logistics, including warehousing, transportation, customs clearance and procurement, and in managing and supporting staff. The following experience is preferred: in other UN organizations, working for a humanitarian aid organization in a developing country and/or working in fleet and transport management within UNHCR.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Logistics and supply management, Procurement and contracting, Mechanical engineering
Area of expertise details

Mechanical trade qualification , Engineering, General Logistics, including warehousing, transportation, customs clearance and procurement.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, 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. Application deadline: 17 June 2021
Electoral Officer (Logistics) Int. Specialist UNSOM Somalia
VMAM Code
SOMR000567-9752
Open

Electoral Officer (Logistics)

Electoral Officer (Logistics)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNSOM
Country
Somalia
Location, Country
Belet Uen (SOM)
Language skills
English
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

Under the direct supervision of IESG Electoral Logistics Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Contribute to the implementation of electoral programs and processes in one or more of the following areas, as required: planning and budgeting, infrastructure development, operations including field operations, procurement, logistics, outreach and civic and voter education, administrative support, capacity-building;
  • Provide technical and logistics support to the relevant National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) Field Offices and relevant electoral operations,
  • Support the NIEC in drafting the state and national logistics plans for each electoral operation and activity including voter registration, public outreach and voter education, recruitment and training as well as election day with particular focus on the deployment and retrieval of electoral materials, equipment and polling results.
  • Facilitate and support the logistics coordination of electoral activities and operations amongst the national and international stakeholders including private sector contracting,
  • Assist the NIEC field office in establishing and implementing a storage and supply chain tracking system on electoral materials and equipment as well asset management system,
  • Provide technical advice to and support the NIEC with warehouse management,
  • Support and advise the NIEC in maintaining their assets at a functional level of operational readiness,
  • Monitor discharge of contractual obligations for transportation and warehousing,
  • Train NIEC field staff on logistics planning, assets and warehouse management, fleet management and logistics reporting,
  • Monitor and report on logistics operations and support activities,
  • Provide reports to the IESG Field Office Operations Coordinator and logistics advisor at IESG Headquarters.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced University degree (Masters or equivalent) in political science international economics, international relations, law, public administration, or a related field;

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

•At least 3 years of experience in implementing, supporting or advising on electoral processes in multiple countries is required.

•Electoral experience in developing or transition economies is desirable.

•Experience in post-conflict situations is desirable.

•Extensive experience in elections, administration, political and social, or related fields at both national and international levels;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Election support activities, Inventory, asset and warehouse management, Logistics and supply management
Area of expertise details

Advanced University degree (Masters or equivalent) in political science international economics, international relations, law, public administration, or a related field;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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: 17 June 2021
Peacebuilding Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001515-9753
Open

Peacebuilding Specialist

Peacebuilding Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Bentiu (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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 direct supervision of the PaCC Programme Advisor/Manager, the Peacebuilding Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

Coordinate and facilitate the implementation of peace and community cohesion related activities:

  • Maintain regular communication and coordination with relevant partners, CSOs and local and national Government counterparts to ensure timely implementation of project activities;

  • Facilitate and provide technical inputs for the implementation of peace and community cohesion related activities, enabling delivery of high-quality outputs and activity results as per the PaCC project documents;

  • Strengthen synergies with/between PaCC activities and work of other UNDP projects/UN Agencies/other relevant partners to ensure the achievement of integrated results;

  • Support local peace partners in the coordination of local level peacebuilding activities and facilitate the coordination with relevant state level actors;

  • Participate in relevant events and networks related to the specific scope of work.

    Support the strengthening/capacity development of local peace infrastructure and civil society partners:

  • Facilitate the strengthening of local peace infrastructures, such as peace committees, Council of Traditional Authorities and Leaders (COTAL) to encourage joint and inclusive and gender sensitive peacebuilding approaches at the local level;

  • Monitor and provide technical inputs /advice to the CSOs implementing parts of the UNDP’s Peace and Community Cohesion related work to ensure the achievement of results that are aligned to human rights and gender and conflict sensitive;

  • Identify capacity needs of local peace partners/structures and support the design and implementation of capacity development initiatives.

  • Support strengthening capacities for local conflict early warning reporting and response system working under CEWARN system;

    Support gender and conflict mapping and analysis, monitoring and evaluation and lessons learned studies:

  • Promote community-led participatory conflict and context analyses to inform project programming;

  • Monitor and assess activity progress against the project’s Annual Work Plan targets and indicators;

  • Ensure the project lessons learned and best practices are captured, documented and periodically shared;

  • Support identification of new entry points for PaCC activities that contribute to social cohesion and community security;

  • Support gender analysis and mainstreaming in all project activities and operations, and monitor and advise, especially CSOs and Government counterpart on this requirement;

  • Draft reports, updates, and briefing notes as necessary.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree in social sciences, international development, conflict studies, public policy or another related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant work experience at national and international levels
  • Experience in peacebuilding, conflict transformation, community development, social development and community reconciliation;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in peacebuilding, conflict transformation, community development, social development and community reconciliation;
  • Experience in project design and management, gender and conflict sensitivity mainstreaming in project implementation is desirable.
  • Field experience working in post conflict environment is also desirable.
  • Knowledge of the region and national context is preferred;
  • Experience in working with CSOs on especially at the grassroots level preferred;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, 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: 17 June 2021
Project Assistant Nat. Specialist UNWomen Lebanon
VMAM Code
LBNR000449-9761
Open

Project Assistant

Project Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Lebanon
Location, Country
Beirut (LBN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
15 July 2021
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 WPS Programme Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Assistant will:

  1. Provide administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of programs
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of program work plans, budgets, and proposals on program implementation arrangements, including tracking the delivery of funds.
  • Provide administrative support to the executing agencies / responsible parties on routine delivery and reporting of program supported activities and finances.
  • Provide administrative support for the audit of programs/ projects and support implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Identify sources and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches, and position papers, in collaboration with the Program team.

  1. Provide administrative support to the financial management of the Programme Unit
  2. Create projects in Atlas, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial close of a project.
  3. Provide administrative support in monitoring and preparation of budget and the finances of programs/projects, and in the preparation of FACE forms.
  4. Prepare non-PO vouchers for development projects.
  5. Process payment for consultants, as delegated.
  6. Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects; register good receipts in Atlas.
  7. Provide administrative support to the Program Unit
  8. Undertake all logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements for organization for meetings, workshops, events, and missions.
  9. Make travel arrangements for the Program Team, including travel requisitions and claims.
  10. Draft minutes in meetings, as delegated.
  11. Assemble briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations, in collaboration with the Program team.
  12. Organize and coordinate filing of documents; maintain mailing lists.
  13. Provide administrative support to resource mobilization
  14. Organize, compile, and process documentation and information from donors, and program team as inputs to various databases and documents.
  15. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
  16. Provide administrative support to the organization of training for the office staff and partners on program and operations related issues.
  17. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or any related field is required.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative or program management/support ( finance and admin ).
  • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.
  • Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.
  • Experience in working in local or INGO is an asset.
  • Experience in supporting a team is an asset.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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 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:17 -06-2021
Programme Officer, Disability and Inclusion Nat. Specialist UNFPA Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000741-9744
Open

Programme Officer, Disability and Inclusion

Programme Officer, Disability and Inclusion

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Maputo (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
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 Analyst for Youth and Adolescents, the Programme Officer for Disability and Inclusion will support the Country Office’s Disability and Inclusion portfolio. This include assignments and responsibilities such as:

  • Support the implementation of UNFPA’s disability programme ‘WeDecide – Young Persons with Disabilities: Equal Rights and a Life Free of Violence’ including systematic follow-up, monitoring and contact with Implementing Partners.
  • Strategically positioning and promoting disability inclusion in UNFPA’s larger programmes particularly in the areas of Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH), Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and youth development, in the Mozambique Country Programme Document 2022-2026 and the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2022-2025.
  • Stay abreast of new data, developments, studies/research and innovations related to Disability and Inclusion – particularly in the area of ASRH, SRHR, S/GBV and youth development – and feed into technical discussions, project and proposals developments.
  • Support the production of knowledge management products and visibility items in the area of Disability and Inclusion, such as leaflets, factsheets and brochures.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree (Bachelor's level) in social sciences, human rights, gender, law or related fields. Specialized knowledge in the area of Disability and Inclusion will be considered an advantage.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of experience in development or implementation of projects.
  • Experience in relation with Disability and Inclusion, gender issues, sexual and reproductive health and/or Human Rights is an advantage.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team; Initiative, sound judgment and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with staff members from different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences.
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.

We encourage qualified candidates with a disability or albinism to apply

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Ability to write and communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Portuguese is required.
  • Fluency in local languages is an advantage.
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: 18 June 2021