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Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNFPA Lebanon
VMAM Code
LBNR000460-9967
Open

Programme Assistant

Programme Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Assistant will provide overall support for the coordination, implementation and monitoring of selected projects including projects that are innovative in nature, b) ones implemented on a pilot basis to assess new approaches and c) projects ready to be scaled up based on successful pilot-based interventions all under both the humanitarian and development nexus). The UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide needed support for enhancing and reinforcing coordination and collaboration among various entities/partners;
  • Suggest new partners/experts based on comparative advantage and areas of expertise and pursue conclusion of partnership;
  • Support in assessing existing partners for possible re-engagement and/or scaling up for implementation of interventions;
  • Keep abreast of innovative approaches and successful initiatives at country, regional and global level and assess feasibility to be replicated/scaled up;
  • Contribute to preparing Terms of Reference and support in ensuring consultants are delivering tasks under the various projects;
  • Contribute in identifying research gaps to be supported/initiated;
  • Support in development/finalization/monitoring/coordination of related annual workplans with the implementing partners and provide needed support in revising workplans;
  • Provide support on projects expenditures and disbursements and timely delivery of financial reporting and ensure adequacy with activities;
  • Carry out literature/desk review and develop/prepare needed documentation;
  • Assist the communication officer in capturing best practices and human stories;
  • Review and follow up with suppliers of services i.e. consultants, to ensure completion of tasks as agreed with UNFPA,
  • Contribute to review and input on related annual, monthly, quarterly, sector/research reports, strategies, plans, donor reports, etc;
  • Ensure follow up to actions/recommendations agreed upon;
  • Provide needed information and resources as requested by UNFPA Country office, regional office and/or headquarters;
  • Participate in various coordination mechanisms as advised by supervisor ; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Office.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Public Health, Social Sciences, gender studies, international studies, humanities.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in managing and coordinating health, gender, or protection, or other relevant programmes; experience with governmental and non-governmental organizations in Lebanon is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Work experience in humanitarian settings is highly desirable;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in reproductive health and gender issues, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer 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: 27-09-2021
Youth and Communications Officer Int. Specialist UNEP Samoa
VMAM Code
WSMR000033-10571
Open

Youth and Communications Officer

Youth and Communications Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Samoa
Location, Country
Apia (WSM)
Language skills
English
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 overall guidance of the Unit Chief and the supervision of theJPO;

  • Project Design: With the YEA team in Nairobi, to oversee the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge Programme in the Pacific Region with the aim of securing 150,000 youth to participate in the programme in 10 countries in the region in accordance with the ISLANDS project in close coordination with SPREP and UNEP Pacific Office.
  • Partner mapping: Identify relevant implementing partners and youth and advocacy networks in 10 countries in the region that have strong youth networks in the target countries that can support the rollout of the programme in the region;
  • Project management: Support the implementing partners in the region to deliver on the objectives of the programme and to report back per the requirements of the funding agreements so that key KPIs are met;
  • Advocacy and communications: Support the UNEP Pacific Office in digital communications and in advocacy and ensure that the delivery of the Tide Turner programme is amplified through advocacy and communications plan across the region;
  • Donor reporting and evaluation: Oversee reporting and monitoring of partners' performance.
  • Support: When required, to support the Samoa office in its daily tasks.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Environmental Affairs, Communications

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of working with multi-stakeholder project coordination or youth organisations, communications, advocacy, and social media.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

Youth organisations, Communications, Advocacy, and Social Media.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, 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. 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: 27 September 2021
Animateur de développement économique local Community Volunteer UNDP Burkina Faso
VMAM Code
BFAR000215-10576
Open

Animateur de développement économique local

Animateur de développement économique local

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Burkina Faso
Location, Country
Kaya, Ouahigouya (BFA)
Language skills
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Sous la supervision générale du Coordonnateur du projet GoLCoS, la supervision directe des Points Focaux du PNUD dans les Bureaux Intégrés/Bureaux du projet GolCoS et en collaboration avec les experts en cohésion sociale et les VNUN ’Expert/e (s) national/es (aux) genre/sécurité communautaire et cohésion sociale, les VNUC, animateur de développement économique local seront chargé(e)s de :

  • Assister les conseils municipaux dans l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre des PAI, des PCD et des plans de passation des marchés ;
  • Assurer l’assistance à la maitrise d’ouvrage public locale des communes d'affectation ;
  • Assister les communes dans la mise en place de dispositif de gestion d'infrastructures ;
  • Assister les communes dans l'élaboration et la mise en œuvre de stratégies de mobilisation financières des ressources locales ;
  • Assister les communes dans la promotion du développement économique local par l’appui à la rédaction des propositions de projets ;
  • Assister les communes dans la promotion de la citoyenneté et la participation citoyenne ;
  • Assister les communes dans la mobilisation et l’implication des femmes et des jeunes dans la gestion des affaires locales ;
  • Sensibiliser les acteurs sur l’approche de la sécurité communautaire et faciliter la collaboration des parties prenantes pour une contribution active à la sécurité communautaire ;
  • Assurer la formation des acteurs locaux sur les techniques de planification locale et de mobilisations des ressources ;
  • Assurer la mobilisation des populations dans la mise en œuvre des activités du projet ;
  • Assister les communes dans la mise en œuvre des activités de promotion de la redevabilité ;
  • Assurer le suivi rapproché de la mise en œuvre des projets de développement économique local financés par le projet ;
  • Assurer la collecte et la transmission des données nécessaires à l'animation du dispositif de suivi-évaluation du projet ;
  • donner régulièrement des informations sur l’évolution de la situation sécuritaire dans la zone d’intervention du projet ;
  • capitaliser les bonnes pratiques et les leçons apprises de la mise en œuvre du projet sur le terrain;
  • participer aux activités de suivi des bénéficiaires du projet sur le terrain ;
  • Le/la volontaire peut être amené à exécuter d’autres tâches jugées utiles.

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

Être titulaire du BAC ou tout autre diplôme équivalent

Required experience
6 Months
Experience remark

· Disposer d’une capacité à développer et maintenir les partenariats locaux

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details

Animation

Adhésion manifeste aux principes d’engagement volontaire, incluant la solidarité, la compassion, la réciprocité et l’autonomie ; ainsi qu’aux valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
FR * Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Burkina Faso et les résidents légaux du Burkina Faso ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 27/09/2021
Community Engagement Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Timor Leste
VMAM Code
TLSR000188-10612
Open

Community Engagement Officer

Community Engagement Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Timor Leste
Location, Country
Dili (TLS)
Language skills
English
Indonesian
Tetum
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 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 PIID-ISSTC National Project Manager and UNDP Timor-Leste’s Programme Manager in Oe-cusse or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Community Engagement Officer will:

  • Engage and mobilize members of target communities for activities related to agricultural capacity building in the target border communities;
  • In consultation with the National Project Manager, provide operational support (including logistics, administration and financial) related to the capacity building and other relevant activities to ensure successful project output delivery
  • Assist in organizing and running the planned meetings and workshops with partners and stakeholders, including the meetings of border authorities, in line with the agreed vision and methodology, assuring and strengthening the sustainability of the project;
  • Ensure that all planned field activities are communicated with UNDP Oe-cusse office and RAEOA ZEESM authority; and they are well coordinated with the activities under the Support for the Institutional and Sustainable Development of Oé-Cusse Special Administrative Region and the Special Zone of Social Market Economy Project
  • Participate in and report on the monitoring of progress of capacity building activities in the project area;
  • In consultation with the RAEOA-ZEESM TL, Sucos, communities, local producers and other stakeholders promote cross-border economic collaboration;
  • Facilitate the discussions and assist in the preparation of the materials and methodology to be used in the capacity building activities in the target border communities;
  • Attend meetings, prepare notes and undertake follow-up actions related to the project implementation and monitoring;
  • Organize and conduct translation and interpretation of verbal discussions/trainings, as well as written documents as required;
  • In consultation with the Indonesian Embassy Extension Office in Oe-cusse and in coordination with the Government Liaison Officer of the Project, assist the set up and the organizing of the border authorities’ forum/platform;
  • Assist in the analysis and prepare monthly progress report of project implementation and help to evaluate against established project recommendations and plans of action;
  • Other tasks related to the project implementation of activities and methodology..
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Economic science, Development Studies, and other relevant field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience as field or community facilitator in a development project (i.e. Agriculture, Community Livelihood, or Local Economic Development)
  • Sound knowledge and experience of community facilitation and agriculture
  • 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;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive motorcycle;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in community development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Indonesian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Tetum(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other agriculture related experience, Community participation and development, Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

* Community Engagement and Development

* Community facilitation and Agriculture

* Capacity building

* Able to communicate clearly in Dawan (West Timor local language)

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Coordinador(a) Local SSR en el estado Guárico Nat. Expert UNFPA Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000300-10625
Open

Coordinador(a) Local SSR en el estado Guárico

Coordinador(a) Local SSR en el estado Guárico

National Expert
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Bajo la supervisión de la Coordinadora de Respuesta Humanitaria en SSR, el voluntario ONU realizará las siguientes tareas:

A) Construcción / actualización diagnóstica de situación de insumos, personal,
infraestructura, dotación, necesidades y prioridades de población beneficiaria en las áreas de atención anticoncepción, manejo de ITS y manejo clínico de la violencia sexual en centros seleccionados del Estado Guárico. Encuentro con autoridades locales, comunidad organizada, personal, visitas a centros seleccionados.
B) Diseño del Proyecto y Planificación de acciones: en base a línea base y recursos disponibles, en coordinación con autoridades de salud locales y nacionales, coordinadora nacional de SSR y Oficial de Programa de UNFPA.
C) Asistencia técnica, supervisión y monitoreo de los socios implementadores en las actividades desarrolladas.
D) Establecer vínculos con organizaciones comunitarias y líderes comunitarios para reforzar su participación en la planificación, monitoreo y evaluación de las actividades.
E) Seguimiento y Monitoreo del uso de los insumos, población beneficiada, inventario.
F) Monitoreo en conjunto con coordinadora nacional, comunidad organizada, autoridades locales y nacionales de salud, de acciones realizadas y población beneficiada. Visitas periódicas a centros seleccionados y reuniones periódicas con autoridades locales. Supervisiones periódicas, contacto telefónico y entrevistas a personas beneficiadas al azar.
G) Apoyo en la dispensación y monitoreo de los anticonceptivos, incluyendo jornadas en acuerdo con autoridades, comunidad organizada, proveedores de salud, otras organizaciones.
H) Apoyo en el componente de comunicaciones del proyecto generando cápsulas informativas y otros productos comunicacionales.
I) Desarrollar acciones adicionales relacionadas con sus funciones que sean requeridas por el UNFPA.
J) Toda la información a la que tenga acceso el consultor en el marco del proyecto, así como las condiciones y monto del pago de los productos es estrictamente confidencial

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Profesional de la salud con experticia en salud sexual y reproductiva.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia de trabajo en centros de salud pública, habilidades de coordinación para actividades con abordaje comunitario con enfoque de derechos y de género.
  • Capacidad de interlocución con autoridades y funcionarios del Estado y organizaciones de la sociedad civil.
  • Manejo de indicadores de salud pública en SSR.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Public health, Community participation and development, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

No requeridos.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 27 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Coordinador (a) operativo (a) de la implementación en salud sexual y reproductiva Nat. Expert UNFPA Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000301-10626
Open

Coordinador (a) operativo (a) de la implementación en salud sexual y reproductiva

Coordinador (a) operativo (a) de la implementación en salud sexual y reproductiva

National Expert
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Bajo la directa supervisión de la Coordinación operativa de la implementación en salud sexual y reproductiva, el voluntario o voluntaria ONU desarrollará las siguientes tareas:

Apoyo para la coordinación y seguimiento de actividades ejecutadas en terreno.

1. Seguimiento de informes y reportes de equipos de terreno y de socios implementadores: seguimiento de la entrega oportuna de informes, reportes solicitados. Análisis y sistematización de la información relevante en reporte mensual, destacando cuellos de botella y experiencias exitosas, con comentarios y sugerencias.
2. Monitoreo de indicadores: seguimiento del registro oportuno y de calidad de datos e información.
3. Coordinación y seguimiento a los equipos de terreno y/o socios implementadores para el monitoreo de los inventarios de insumos entregados por UNFPA en centros de salud.
4. Proveer apoyo técnico y guía a los equipos de terreno y socios implementadores de SSR del UNFPA, manteniendo comunicación permanente y efectiva.
5. Proveer apoyo técnico y guía a los facilitadores de SSR del UNFPA en el diseño de capacitaciones y enlace con el equipo de SSR.
6. Apoyo en logística de distribución de insumos y controles hasta la última milla, revisar resultados y proponer y supervisar acciones acordes a ellos.
7. Mantener documentación e instrumentos de monitoreo al día y en formatos y orden adecuados
8. Otras según requerimientos específicos

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Profesional de la salud, con estudios de especialización en Ginecología y Obstetricia.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia en área de gerencia en servicios de salud.
  • Experiencia en el área de salud pública y conocimiento del funcionamiento del Sistema Nacional Público de salud.
  • Experiencia en manejo de datos y sistematización de la información
  • Experiencia en supervisión y seguimiento de actividades y ejecuciones programáticas según indicadores y resultados esperados.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Public health, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

Manejo de herramientas digitales como el paquete Office y de archivos compartidos.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 27 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Communications Officer Nat. Expert WFP Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000302-10627
Open

Communications Officer

Communications Officer

National Expert
Host entity
WFP
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Country Director, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Develop, maintain and update an appropriate communications work plan, which implements the corporate communications strategy to enhance the visibility and reputation of WFP in Venezuela, while supporting fundraising activities and ensuring alignment with WFP strategy.

2. Plan, manage and evaluate communication campaigns designed to favourably impact the views of the public, opinion leaders, and donors, to raise WFP’s profile in the country and support fundraising activities.

3. Perform communications research and analysis to ensure timely preparation and distribution of information products to target audience(s).

4. Maintain a contact list of journalists and media outlets and support the flow of news/information about WFP’s work to the media to support regular and appropriate communications while ensuring reputational risks are identified and managed.

5. Define WFP Venezuela’s social media plan, develop content, and utilise platforms, networks, and partners to enhance coverage and support of WFP’s activities.

6. Generate donor specific visibility content including, text, photos, videos, and audio for use across a range of integrated online platforms, to support global and country fundraising activities, ensuring consistency with corporate messages.

7. Monitor and analyse traditional and social media to inform the development and/or evaluation of communication activities and strategies.

8. Manage and supervise more junior staff and employees, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries. 9. Build capacity of WFP staff on all aspects of communication (i.e., social media responsibility).

10. Work in close collaboration internal and external counterparts to support aligned activities and a coherent approach to communications within WFP.

11. Contribute to standard emergency preparedness actions, providing technical recommendations and guidance, and monitoring of communications specific risks (reputational).

12. Provides advice and guidance within area and level of expertise, to ensure that all activities meet desired standards of consistency, quality, and impact.

13. Serve as focal point for graphic design of material pertaining to the WFP Venezuela brand to promote organizational visual identity in internal and external communications while respecting official branding guidelines.

14. Other as required.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced University degree: in Journalism, International Relations, Public Relations, Communications or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Three years or more of professional experience in a relevant field of work (i.e. Communications, Advocacy or Journalism), with an interest in humanitarian and development assistance

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience, Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details

The candidate must have relevant experience in communication techniques to improve results and functional activities. In addition, the candidate must have a solid understanding of the socio-political context of Venezuela and the region to advise management on communications decision making. The candidate should also have experience in supervising more junior staff members in the area of communications.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 27 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Almacenista Nat. Specialist WFP Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000303-10628
Open

Almacenista

Almacenista

National Specialist
Host entity
WFP
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Maracaibo (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 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

¿Tiene experiencia en la gestión de almacenes? ¿Quiere trabajar con la organización humanitaria más grande del mundo? Esta es tu oportunidad de unirte al Programa Mundial de Alimentos (WFP).


RESPONSABILIDADES PRINCIPALES (lista indicativa y no exhaustiva):

1. Recibir/despachar productos con eficacia, incluido el transbordo (de camión a camión), teniendo presente la documentación oficial aprobada (p. ej., cartas de porte y/o notas de entrega) y garantizando la precisión del recuento físico de los productos y la calidad de estos, de conformidad con las normas establecidas.

2. Preparar, verificar y firmar los documentos de almacén y transporte, y mantener ficheros confidenciales y registros exactos de las transacciones de almacén para poder dar cuenta inmediatamente de los movimientos de productos de conformidad con los requisitos institucionales.

3. Llevar a cabo diariamente la conciliación de cierre del almacén y controles precisos de las existencias en apoyo de los sistemas de control interno, de conformidad con los requisitos de gestión del almacén.

4. Realizar inspecciones diarias y preparar informes sobre la cantidad y calidad de los productos recibidos/despachados y manipulados, detectar con prontitud las discrepancias/daños en las existencias y analizar las razones, investigar el motivo de la cantidad faltante y elaborar informes sobre las pérdidas de almacén en los que se recomienden soluciones apropiadas, para poder tomar decisiones informadas.

5. Aplicar medidas apropiadas para salvaguardar los productos alimenticios y no alimentarios, con el fin de garantizar el control de calidad utilizando medidas preventivas estándar de conformidad con los procedimientos del PMA establecidos y la autorización recibida del supervisor.

6. Vigilar el estado del almacén y de los productos y tomar medidas adecuadas para sostener una planificación eficiente del espacio y un almacenamiento bien organizado, aplicando las normas del PMA en la materia.

7. Proporcionar orientación y capacitación en el empleo al personal de almacén, para contribuir a su desarrollo profesional y buen desempeño.

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

Finalización del ciclo de educación secundaria. Se valorará la presentación de un
certificado de educación postsecundaria en la esfera funcional correspondiente.

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

Cuatro (4) años como mínimo de experiencia en la gestión de almacenes de productos alimenticios y no alimentarios.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Inventory, asset and warehouse management, Logistics and supply management, Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience
Area of expertise details

EXPERIENCIA DESEADA PARA DESEMPEÑAR EL PUESTO

  • Experiencia en el uso de bases de datos de logística para extraer informes periódicos.
  • Experiencia en la gestión de almacenes de productos alimenticios y no alimentarios.
  • Experiencia en la gestión de inventarios.
  • Experiencia en la tramitación de facturas.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, 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, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 27 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Procurement Analyst Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000416-10640
Open

Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Erbil (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the Guidance and Supervision of the Procurement Specialist/Team Leader the IUNV Procurement Analyst works for the successful and timely completion of procurement services for the UNDP Service Centre by undertaking the following tasks;

  1. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system.
  2. Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
  3. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
  4. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.

  1. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  2. Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
  3. Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
  4. Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
  5. Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  6. Management of the implementation of the procurement processes monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement.
  7. Ensures timely delivery of procurement processes for the assigned Projects, which constitute the bulk of the procurement requests.

  1. Ensures elaboration, introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Development and management of the rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.
  2. Management of the e-procurement system in the CO.
  3. Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Procurement.
  4. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.
  • CIPS II is compulsory and required.
  • Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web based management systems.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
Application procedure * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 27 September 2021
Child Protection Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Haiti
VMAM Code
HTIR000242-10645
Open

Child Protection Officer

Child Protection Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Haiti
Location, Country
Les Cayes (HTI)
Language skills
French
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 Chief Child Protection section, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Support to program development and planning

· Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing and administering a variety of technical, programme, operational, and administrative transactions, preparing related materials and documentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results-based planning and monitoring and evaluating of results.

· Conduct/update situation analysis for the program sector/s for design and implementation of child protection priority thematic areas. Report on development trends and (social, health etc) data for use in program development, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.

· Prepare required program documentations/materials/data to facilitate program review process.

2. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results.

· Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to discuss implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or to alert appropriate colleagues, partners and stakeholders for higher-level interventions and/or decisions. Keep records of meetings, reports and programmatic visits for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.

· Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects and to report on required action/interventions.

· Monitor and report on the use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on critical issues/findings to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.

· Support and monitor the development by partners of appropriate accountability frameworks that include programme beneficiary complaints mechanisms.

· Prepare regular/mandated sectoral program/project updates/reports to monitor program progress.

3. Technical and operational support to program implementation

· Conduct programme field visits and exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support. Take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant partners and colleagues for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.

· Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices in child protection, to support programme implementation.

4. Networking and partnership building

· Build and sustain close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on child protection.

· Contribute to development of communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness on the birth registration project.

· Participate in appropriate inter-agency meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on operational planning and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with UN and Government development and planning process.

· Prepare briefs and fact sheets for partnership development purposes and knowledge sharing.

5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

· Identify, capture, synthesize, and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.

· Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.

· Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of partners and stakeholders.

· Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A First University Degree (Bachelor) in international development, human rights, psychology, sociology, international law or other social science field is required.

Required Degree Level: Bachelor's degree

Education - Additional Comments: international development, human rights, psychology, social work, sociology or international law.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection and/other related areas at the international and/or in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in child protection and related areas, program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization is an asset.

Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Social work, Development programme management
Area of expertise details

social development planning and management in Child Protection are mandatory _not listed here

program/project development and management in a UN system agency or organization _ Not an asset

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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: DD MMM 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.