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Project Management Assistant Nat. Specialist UNEP Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001954-10488
Open

Project Management Assistant

Project Management Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
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

Under the direct supervision of the Head, Nairobi Convention Secretariat, the national UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide technical support to the Head of Nairobi Convention in tasks related to the implementation of the Nairobi Convention Programme of Work.
  • Assist in the preparing terms of reference for consultancies assignments and other contracts, for implementation of the Nairobi Convention Programme of Work.
  • Support preparation of the Nairobi Convention annual work plans and support their implementation, monitoring, and reporting in synergy with work plans of partners active in the Western Indian Ocean region.
  • Participating in the identification of priority areas for development of project proposals for fund raising amongst targeted donors, including GEF, GCF, and other development partners supporting implementation of the Nairobi Convention.
  • Support organization of meetings and contribute to the preparation of meeting agendas, meeting concept notes, identifying participants, preparation of background and working documents, meeting reports and where appropriate, handling logistics, and preparing mission reports.
  • Undertaking any duties assigned to him/her by the project for the smooth and efficient implementation of programmes and projects.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Masters) in marine sciences, environmental studies specialising in marine and coastal environment or discipline related to the work of marine biology and/or coastal ecosystems, or related area is required. A first-level university degree with additional technical training in coastal and marine management in combination with additional 3 years’ experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years’ experience working in coastal and marine conservation and management, experience on ocean governance, experience on transboundary management of coastal and marine resources will be an added advantage.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Chemistry and biology
Area of expertise details

Coastal and marine conservation and management, experience on ocean governance

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 September 2021
Communication for Development Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001949-10490
Open

Communication for Development Officer

Communication for Development Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Kisumu (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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

Under the direct supervision of Communication for Development Specialist (Health) and Communication for Development Manager , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Participates in and contributes to the county level community engagement and participation planning, communication strategy development, social and community mapping; Assist C4D specialist in coordination county level assessments and studies related to C4D. Under the guidance of the Chief of field Office and in close collaboration with field programme section staff, establish C4D Rolling Work Plan, identify and articulate C4D specialist technical support needs to complement county level GoK/UNICEF programme implementation and provision of required support.

  1. Participate and assist in the planning, coordination and execution of development of context specific SBCC materials, assists in formative research, material development, pre-testing and production of culturally relevant communication materials, its monitoring at the county/community level to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery, including facilitating behavior change, where necessary.

  1. Works closely with and provides technical support to County, Sub County, and GoK/UNICEF programme partners in implementation of community engagement and participation. Plan, coordinate and participate in C4D/community level capacity building training and workshops. Assists in organizing and generates community engagement for community participation.

  1. Conducts mapping of C4D partners/stakeholders at the county and community levels, establishes network and coordination among stakeholders, key partners and community groups that contribute to meaningful community engagement and participation.

  1. Contributes and assist community level program monitoring tool development, conduct regular supportive supervision for community engagement and participation, support ensuring of program uptake is on the right truck; Produce and share all monitoring report for action and provide feedback on the way forward/recommendations.

  1. Contributes and compiles county level program report writing and preparation. Reviews the allocation and disbursement of programme fund, ensures monitoring of funds and its timely liquidation. Drafts articles, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials as appropriate. Establishes/maintain all C4D/program related documentation.

  1. Any other duty assigned by the C4D Manager/C4D Specialist and Chief of Field Office
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in Environmental/Public Health, Health Communication, Social Sciences, or any other relevant field of discipline.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • : At least 2 years’ experience in the areas of communication for development planning, media and material development, preferably in the area of communication for the Immunization and outbreak response programme.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with UNICEF work.
  • Previous experience supporting the health sector in communication for development related areas
  • Ability to research, analyze and synthesize information is an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with UNICEF and Communication for Development Programming
  • Previous work experience in counties covered by Kisumu Zonal Office is considered an asset
  • Ability to provide quality technical support, with minimum supervision and to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work with government counterpart at national, county and subcounty level
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

Communication for development planning, media and material development, preferably in the area of communication for the Immunization and outbreak response programme.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 September 2021
Project Support Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001951-10489
Open

Project Support Officer

Project Support Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
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 Programme Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Officer will:

  • Assist the programme team in matters concerning the design, execution, monitoring and evaluation of Peace Building, Prevention of Violent Extremism and cross border related interventions.
  • Assist in ensuring a close working relationship with Implementing partners.
  • Assist in organizing of activities of the programme at national and County levels.
  • Coordinating the necessary backup support to cluster coordinators and field monitors for proper execution of activities.
  • Maintaining up to date database and reports on peace building and small arms control.
  • Furnish the Programme team on the administrative updates of the programme implementation.
  • Support preparation and implementation of the programme Workplan focusing on achievement of results.
  • Proper control of supporting documents for request and payment of programme activities.
  • Provision of technical and logistical support to missions, meetings and workshops of the programme.
  • Act upon and follow up on pipeline assignment with partner agencies particularly in timely submission of documents.
  • Preparing proposals for funding in support of peace building, PVE and cross border initiatives.
  • Perform any other relevant duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in sociology, development studies, international relations and other relevant fields. A Master’s degree would be an added advantage.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least two years of professional work experience on programme implementation
  • Working in the UN is an added advantage.
  • 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;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 September 2021
Finance for Development Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP South Africa
VMAM Code
ZAFR000065-10491
Open

Finance for Development Officer

Finance for Development Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
South Africa
Location, Country
Pretoria (ZAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
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 SDG Finance and South-South Cooperation Regional Advisor the UNV Finance for Development Officer will:

  1. Technical Assistance and programme support to African Countries (35%)
  • Provide country support for the development of INFF, in line with the UN DESA methodology for INFFs, with a particular focus on the Development Finance Assessments (DFA) and SDG financing strategies as requested by UNDP COs.
  • Assist COs in the national revenue mobilization agenda of the countries, including through the tax reform processes, by linking the work under the Tax Inspectors Without Borders Global Programme to the regional domestic resource mobilisation for a renewed social contract project.
  • Support development of country engagement plans in African countries reflecting the main workstreams of the AFSH DRM project as required.
  • Any other related duty as may be required;
  1. Policy Analysis and Support to global and regional policy dialogue on Financing for Development in Africa (35%)
  • Carry out research and analysis on the transformative development cooperation landscape in the region, including through support to undertake the Development Finance Assessments in the African countries, with a particular focus on opportunities opened through the AfTCA, and on issues such as the MIC graduation process, the 4th industrial revolution, the opportunities of the renewable energy and diversification of economy for resource dependent countries.
  • Facilitate programme development and country participation in global and regional policy dialogue on financing for development and DRM/Tax and Development.
  • Support the ddevelopment of concept notes for technical workshops/webinars/side-events for regional INFF and DRM related activities.
  1. Knowledge management (30%)
  • Coordinate team contributions and support to KM activities, whether at the regional level to help influence/advance policy dialogue of development of integrated financing frameworks, and mainstreaming of South South/Triangular Cooperation into national development programmes and strategies, and;
  • Coordinate and perform knowledge extraction, analysis, documentation, codification of results/lessons learned on development of integrated financing frameworks, mainstreaming of South South/Triangular Cooperation into national development programmes and strategies
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Advanced degree in the fields of communication, social sciences, social communication, development studies, economics, political science, international relations, public policy, or a related field (Graduate degree with at least 3 years of relevant work experience may be counted as equivalent)
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge of the sustainable development agenda, including Financing for Development and the Addis Ababa Action Agenda related recommendations.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the fields of public financing and SDG finance.
  • Experience in drafting analytical documents, planning meetings and producing reports on tight deadlines;
  • Some prior experience in the design of knowledge products and facilitation of networks.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Macroeconomics and public finance
Area of expertise details
  • Sound understanding of key analytical and policy issues pertaining to international development, with a particular focus on the African context
  • Demonstrate initiative, ability to work independently and flexibility to respond to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of current trends in Finance for Development, Taxation, South-South Cooperation and current debates around International Development Cooperation
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent inter-personal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated capacity to interact effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to produce high-quality work
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative skills and demonstrated capacity to synthesize and summarize extensive research material into concise briefings to draft communications and outreach materials for the team Demonstrated ability to excel in a multi-cultural team environment
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, 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: 17 September 2021
Medical Epidemiologist Nat. Specialist WHO Zimbabwe
VMAM Code
ZWER000157-10606
Open

Medical Epidemiologist

Medical Epidemiologist

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Zimbabwe
Location, Country
Harare (ZWE)
Language skills
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the World Health Organization Representative and working within the WHO Health Emergency Cluster, the UN Volunteer - Medical Epidemiologist will undertake the following tasks:

· Provide technical advice to the MOHCC IDSR and partners, in the development and implementation of strategies and programmes related to the epidemiological needs for priority diseases, conditions and events. Under the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) and International Health regulations (2020).

· Conduct real-time analysis of outbreak intelligence data on infectious diseases, with other team members, for epidemic forecasting and detection, guide national and districts on data quality improvement, use of data for monitoring of trends, ALERT and ACTION thresholds (triggers), as well as methodologies for performing Data Quality Audit (DQA) at district and health facility level.

· Synergize surveillance and response data received from multiple sources including Health Information Systems, vertical reporting programmes, community Based Surveillance and IDSR. Improve on efficiency of data collection, correlation, analysis, interpretation and timely action.

· Provide technical support for the establishment and functionality of Rapid Response Teams (RRTs) and Public Health Management Committee (PHEMC) for potential hazards like Infectious diseases, Zoonotic events, Food safety events and chemical events at the district level as per the national guidance and standards.

· In collaboration with the MOHCC Directorates of Disease Prevention and Control (DPC) and Primary Health care, strengthen the implementation of Community Based Surveillance (CBS) for priority diseases, conditions and events including Points of entry/cross border surveillance, where applicable.

· Provide technical guidance for the establishment, implementation and maintenance of the electronic IDSR (e-IDSR) as well as related descriptive and analytical studies.

· Support the MOHCC in the production of information products and reports including weekly newsletters, quarterly bulletins, annual reports, IHR reports, outbreak situation reports, etc.

· Contribute to capacity building of the surveillance workforce at national and district levels to enhance IDSR/IHR implementation

· Timely reporting to WHO on a variety of epidemiologic data needs on daily/weekly/ monthly basis as required.

· In cooperation with MOHCC IDSR Programme, monitor and evaluate the implementation of the planned surveillance activities, as well as alert and response capacities for event detection, verification and response in compliance with IHR 2020.

· Support the conceptualization, design, execution and analysis of communicable and non-communicable disease prevention and control related operational research

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, Community Health or equivalent

Desirable: Master's degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or Community Health

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

At least five years related experience, at the district or national level, in implementation of public health surveillance, outbreak investigation and response. Previous experience in implementation of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) is necessary.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Disaster risk reduction, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Public health
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 September 2021
Associate Resettlement Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Guatemala
VMAM Code
GTMR000149-9459
Open

Associate Resettlement Officer

Associate Resettlement Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Guatemala
Location, Country
Guatemala City (GTM)
Language skills
English
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
14 June 2021
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

Under the direct supervision of Associate Resettlement & Complementory Pathways Officer, P2, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct casework by interviewing identified refugees for resettlement. Assess the resettlement needs and complete RRF (Resettlement Registration Forms) and refer cases for review to the Resettlement Officer;
  • Research country of origin information to support and strengthen resettlement cases;
  • Support and assist in the preparation of and facilitation of resettlement country missions;
  • Assist Resettlement Officer with the organizing of training workshops and seminars on resettlement related issues for UNHCR staff;
  • Manage in a fair manner refugees’ resettlement expectations through information sharing, outreach and counselling;
  • Regularly liaise with Protection, Community Services and other relevant Units to individual case processing within the Office;
  • Regularly update ProGres database with resettlement events and maintain own statistical data for reporting purposes;
  • Participate at the Resettlement Unit, Protection Section and Office meetings when requested;
  • Undertake support resettlement missions to the field when required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Sociology or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required, especially in conducting RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Flexibility and ability to provide support and oversight to numerous projects at once and willingness to undertake some related administrative tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to complete tasks within a set time frame;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision.

Computer skills: General computer literacy (word, email, internet) and good knowledge of the basic data-management programs; Excel, Access, ProGres (asset).

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying. Application deadline: 19-September-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone
Local Coordinator Floresta+ Nat. Specialist UNDP Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000557-10205
Open

Local Coordinator Floresta+

Local Coordinator Floresta+

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Brazil
Location, Country
Belem (BRA)
Language skills
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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

Under the supervision of the project coordinator, the Project Management Unit or their designated representative(s) and the local Forest+ coordinator, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for the execution at the state level of the actions of the Plan to Support the States of the Legal Amazon, and for the implementation of the Floresta+ Amazônia Pilot Project, including the following activities:

  • To prepare the Working Plan altogether with the Project Management Unit and the Supervisor, and to execute it as established;
  • To define adaptive strategies, documentation and procedures to ensure the achievement of expected outputs;
  • To coordinate with the state institution responsible for the CAR to prioritize and increase the efficiency of the analysis of rural properties' CAR whose owners/holders are potential beneficiaries of the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project, as well as to increase the number of CARs i) active; ii) with an approved legal reserve; and iii) in one of the two categories "analyzed without pending" or "analyzing waiting";
  • To plan and to execute campaigns, altogether with the State Environmental Agencies (OEMAs), and other institutions related to the subject, to resolve pending issues in the CAR with the owners/holders of rural properties potentially eligible for the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To define and implement strategies to increase compliance with notifications from the SICAR Owner/Holder Center, and to engage potential beneficiaries of the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To plan and execute campaigns, altogether with the State Environmental Agencies (OEMAs) and other institutions related to the subject, to join the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project with the owners/holders of rural properties potentially eligible for the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project.
  • To support the implementation of the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project communication campaign in the UF. The campaigns should be carried out in strategic regions of the state that allow for greater effectiveness of the activity, including actions in several municipal urban centers and rural areas;
  • To coordinate the local UN Volunteers team and counter service activities of the CAR to be provided by the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To participate in training events related to the process of environmental regularization of rural properties promoted by the state or by the Brazilian Forest Service. Attending to all training and knowledge transfer events in the context of supporting the environmental regularization of rural properties through the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To carry out technical training at the State Departments of Environment and Agriculture, as well as at institutions supporting rural property owners and holders, on the procedures for joining the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To monitor the progress of the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project activities carried out by partner institutions, in order to identify synergies and redundancies between planned and ongoing actions;
  • To carry out the registration of actions, activities and results achieved;
  • To collect data and information on local actions as required by the Project Management Unit and the Project Technical Coordination Unit;
  • To prepare follow-up reports on local activities;
  • Other related tasks may be requested or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in relevant area, e.g. Geography, Environmental Engineering, Forestry Engineering, Agronomy, Environmental Management, Biology or related fields;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of "Lei de Proteção da Vegetação Nativa (Código Florestal Brasileiro)" and related regulations is required
  • Certified in courses related to the registration and analysis of rural properties in the "CAR - Cadastro Ambiental Rural" is an asset
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Proven professional experience of 3 years in carrying out services similar and compatible with the assignment is required ;
  • Proven professional experience in the "CAR - Cadastro Ambiental Rural", for instance, with registration, analysis and assistance to the owner/holder of rural property is desirable ;
  • Experience with federal and/or state public administration institutions is desirable;
  • Experience executing socioeconomic data, demographic census or related activities is desirable;
  • Experience with projects and teams management is desirable.
Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

Skills and competencies

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent writing, formulation and reporting skills;
  • Rigor and professionalism in the production and editing of documents;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cultural and social awareness;
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a variety of partners, including members of the grassroots community, religious and youth organizations and authorities at different levels;
  • Familiarity with communication for development (C4D) tools and approaches;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national staff;
  • Solid computer knowledge, including proficiency in MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point etc.) and email / internet;
  • Familiarity with database management and office technology equipment;
  • Motivation, ability to work with minimal supervision, and ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • Sound understanding of security requirements.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil 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: 19 September 2021, 23h59 Germany time
National UN Volunteer Environment & Climate Change Nat. Specialist UNDP United Republic of Tanzania
VMAM Code
TZAR000157-10273
Open

National UN Volunteer Environment & Climate Change

National UN Volunteer Environment & Climate Change

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
United Republic of Tanzania
Location, Country
Dar es Salaam (TZA)
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

Under the direct supervision of the Practice Specialist for the Energy and Climate Change portfolio, and the overall supervision of the Lead, Environment, Climate Change and Resilience Pillar, the International UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

• Assist in implementing UNDP programmes and projects in the areas of climate change and environment.

• Support effective management of the UNDP programme and projects within the Climate Change and environment – with special focus on blue economy as the country office is building its portfolio in this space.

• Pillar management focusing on quality control from formulation to implementation of the UNDP programme and projects.

• Assist in preparing project proposals for resource mobilization for project implementation.

• Participate in coordination meetings relating to climate change and environment activities and initiatives.

• Assist with knowledge building and management contributing to relevant knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A bachelors degree in the areas of Environment and or Climate Change is desired.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Atleast two years of practical work experience is desired but not mandatory, however the UNV is expected to have reasonable expertise in the areas of environment and climate change governance with specialized focus on institutional framework, policy setting, governance, capacity building at various levels, partnerships and resource mobilization to support implementation of various projects and programmes.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
Area of expertise details

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Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This assignment is reserved for a person with disabilities and only candidates with disabilities are eligible to apply for this position. If shortlisted for this assignment, you will?be asked for a copy of an official document confirming that you have a disability from a general practitioner, or from an organization of persons with disabilities. Reasonable Accommodation The UN system wishes to create an inclusive workplace and commits to taking appropriate measures to enable persons with disabilities to access and benefit equally from employment and other engagement opportunities such as volunteering, by providing reasonable accommodation. In this context, “reasonable accommodation” means necessary and appropriate modification and adjustments not imposing a disproportionate or undue burden, where needed in a particular case, to ensure to persons with disabilities the enjoyment or exercise on an equal basis with others of all human rights and fundamental freedoms.(Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Article 2) UNV Conditions of Service and Entitlements As this is a national UN Volunteer assignment, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for arranging their own housing and other living essentials. National UN Volunteers are part of a health insurance plan. National UN Specialist Volunteers in Tanzania receive approximately USD 883 as Monthly Living Allowance. Applicable dependents (primary family unit, up to 3) will be eligible for health insurance. For more information about UNV Conditions of Service and Entitlements, please refer to the following: https://www.unv.org/volunteer-your-country-conditions-service https://vmam.unv.org/calculator/entitlements Application procedure Please use the ‘Apply’ button below. You can then either log in and update your UNV profile if you already have a VMAM account, or register via the ‘Candidate Signup’ link on the VMAM homepage. After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Important: On your profile, kindly select the response “yes” to the question whether you consider yourself a person living with a disability. Should you require special arrangements to facilitate the interview and assessment during the selection process, you are invited to indicate this in the “special remarks” field in your profile. In case you are facing accessibility constraints kindly write an email to support@unv.org. Application deadline: 19 September 2021
Human Resources and Admin Coordinator Int. Specialist IOM Morocco
VMAM Code
MARR000150-10469
Open

Human Resources and Admin Coordinator

Human Resources and Admin Coordinator

International Specialist
Host entity
IOM
Country
Morocco
Location, Country
Rabat (MAR)
Language skills
English
French
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 Resource Management Officer and in close collaboration with the
Head of Programmes, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
- Direct and guide the work of the HR and Admin teams of the office;
- Lead the development and implementation of the HR & Admin short and long-term vision and
contribution of the office in alignment with local, regional and global priorities;
- Analyze progress, identify risks and opportunities, provide corrective actions and contribute to the
synergies;
- Contribute to the UN Business Operations Strategy 2.0 on a local level;
- Support and drumbeat the UN inter-agency coordination activities in Morocco;
- Coordinate meetings and activities, facilitate trainings and ensure that sufficient information is
disseminated to all relevant stakeholders internally and externally;
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Degree in Human Resources, Administration, international relations or a related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

- At least 3 years of operational experience;
- Strong knowledge and experience in HR and administration.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Administration and administrative assistance
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness
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. Application deadline: 19 September 2021
Training and Civic Awareness Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000037-10477
Open

Training and Civic Awareness Assistant

Training and Civic Awareness Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
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. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Training and Civic Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties. The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of training needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties, (ORPP)
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the ORPP;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;

2. The day-to-day tasks in support of the ORPP expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support ORPP in the elaboration of a comprehensive training action plan and the production of related documentation.
  • Assist in the provision of contents including texts and suggestions for illustrations for the development of training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos);
  • Support the ORPP with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for political party members and other stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline:19-09-2021