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Radio Producer Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001531-10057
Open

Radio Producer

Radio Producer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Head of Programmes, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Work with a team of national staff who design and produce daily radio programs for broadcasting on Radio Miraya, in view of (a) providing objective and correct information as a general news service regarding the role of the UN to the general public and the political and socio-economic situation in South Sudan; (b) providing a platform for intra-community debate on the peace and future of South Sudan through participatory formats; and (c) work with the team of journalists to support the design and development of radio news, programmes and other content to address issues including protection of civilians, human rights, humanitarian assistance, youth, gender, education, health etc.;
  • Train, mentor, and build capacity of local journalists in radio broadcasting and the production of trails, Public Service Announcements, radio drama and other creative formats;
  • Support the integration of new media (website, Social Media and other tools) into radio production;
  • Check all information used for its accuracy and reliability, in addition, checking sources of information and reference; ensuring that all broadcast content produced complies with the highest possible standards of integrity, neutrality, objectivity, and clarity;
  • Liaise with all relevant UNMISS Sections, UN Agencies, governmental bodies, civil society organizations etc., to identify priority themes for broadcasting on Radio Miraya and to identify specific target groups for such broadcasts, liaising with local media, local government bodies, academic and research institutions, local civil society, etc. to keep track of national, regional and global media developments and trends or other relevant fields;
  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Programmes; plan, support the organization and coordination of the operational activities of the radio unit in relation to the overall objective of the radio strategy;
  • Perform other ad hoc duties related to the operations of the Radio.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Advanced degree in journalism, media, mass communications, or similar subject area
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least three (3) years of recent demonstrated experience in progressively responsible work experience in media at the national and/or international level
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Previous experience with a UN Mission or Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) setting at the national or international level, with national civilian/military entities, or with other organizations with comparable mandates and working conditions is an asset;
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills, with written and spoken English and Arabic;
  • Knowledge of digital recording equipment and digital audio editing software, e.g. Cool Edit;
  • Knowledge of new media and its potential integration with traditional forms of broadcasting;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Sound security awareness.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Planning and Organizing, 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: 24 July 2021
Especialista Nacional en Suministros y Logística Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mexico
VMAM Code
MEXR000120-9589
Open

Especialista Nacional en Suministros y Logística

Especialista Nacional en Suministros y Logística

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

** Una posición estará basada en Tijuana y otra en Cd Juárez**

Bajo la supervisión del oficial de suministros (ubicado en Ciudad de México), los/las Voluntario/a ONU llevarán a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Brindar asistencia y apoyo rápidos y relevantes a las necesidades cambiantes de suministros y las situaciones que enfrentan los niños y las familias, incluidas las situaciones de emergencia, con una prioridad en lograr una buena relación calidad-precio.
  • Apoyar la planificación de logística / suministros a través de la coordinación con las Secciones de Operaciones / Programa.
  • Brindar apoyo técnico en la preparación de los documentos apropiados
  • Implementar el componente de suministro / logística del Programa de País en las oficinas de campo, incluidos los sistemas de almacenamiento y distribución de suministros.
  • Asesorar a la oficina de terreno sobre las políticas y procedimientos sobre las adquisiciones y entregas locales y desde el extranjero.
  • Establecer una base de datos de proveedores locales para distintas categorías.
  • Encargado de la preparación de la documentación y soporte adecuado para las distintas solicitudes: suministros, órdenes de compra, presentaciones de Comité de revisiones de contratos (Contracts review committee CRC), Términos de Referencia (Terms of Reference TORs) , etc.
  • Participar en la preparación / compilación de los informes de estado de suministro requeridos para informes de donantes, revisiones presupuestarias, análisis de programas, informes anuales, llamamientos, etc.
  • Desarrollar y dar seguimiento preciso del inventario, la antigüedad del inventario y la información de suministros entrantes y salientes, en la oficina de terreno.
  • En coordinación con el oficial de suministros, planifica, diseña y realiza capacitaciones para el personal de la oficina de terreno / consultores y contrapartes de UNICEF en gestión de suministros, distribución e inventario de suministros y equipos con el fin de mejorar la entrega de suministros.
  • Realiza visitas de campo a los sitios del proyecto y monitorear el inventario y los insumos de suministro. Propone acciones correctivas para mejorar los procedimientos logísticos.
  • Realizar adquisiciones locales mediante la emisión de licitaciones, adjudicación de licitaciones y administración de contratos. Identificar y recomendar proveedores locales potenciales.
  • Evaluar las operaciones locales de suministro y los mecanismos de control y proponer las acciones oportunas.
  • Comunicar e informar oportunamente problemas de calidad con respecto a suministros y / o acuerdos de servicio.
  • Coordinar con la Sección de Programa la planificación de suministros, brindando apoyo técnico en las especificaciones de adquisiciones y administración de suministros, así como asesorando sobre los requerimientos de suministro.
  • Trabajar en equipo con la Sección de Programas y otros miembros de la Sección de Operaciones para facilitar las adquisiciones, así como el despacho de aduana, el almacenamiento y la distribución eficientes de suministros y equipo.
  • Interpretación y aplicación apropiadas y consistentes de políticas y procedimientos administrativos implementados oportunamente para apoyar las operaciones a nivel de oficina de campo.
  • Proporciona información práctica sobre la implementación de las directrices administrativas, en estrecha coordinación con el oficial de suminitro.
  • Apoya al supervisor y al jefe de la oficina de campo, y actualiza al personal sobre políticas administrativas, reglas de procedimientos y regulaciones. Implementa la aplicación e interpretación adecuadas de las reglas, regulaciones, políticas y procedimientos administrativos


Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Título universitario o de maestría en Relaciones/Comercio Internacional, Administración de Empresas, Finanzas/Economía u otro campo relacionado.

Required experience
24 Months
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Logistics and supply management, Other engineering and construction related experience, Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Experiencia de 2 años trabajando en áreas de suministro, abastecimiento, cadeda de suministro, deseable con experiencia en obra civil (supervisión y construcción).
  • Deseable experiencia de al menos 2 años en procesos de logística y almacenaje (no indispensable).
  • Conocimientos informáticos y capacidad para utilizar eficazmente las herramientas de software de oficina, así como un buen conocimiento y habilidad en el uso de sistemas de suministros.
  • Conocimiento en los procedimientos de suministros públicos
  • Se valorara experiencia en manejo de proveedores de logística, almacenaje y construcción

Condiciones para voluntarios nacionales

El beneficio principal de prestar servicio como Voluntario/a ONU es la satisfacción personal que brinda la asignación de voluntariado, puesto que implica repercutir de manera positiva en favor de la paz y el desarrollo. Sin embargo, el programa Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas ofrece apoyo durante su asignación de varias maneras. El programa UNV ofrece:

  • Un subsidio mensual para cubrir los costos de alojamiento, vivienda y gastos normales de subsistencia (aprox. 24,500 MXN)
  • Seguro médico internacional con 100% de cobertura (incluidos hasta tres familiares a cargo y odontología),
  • Seguros de vida e invalidez permanente.
  • El/la voluntario/a tendrá derecho a vacaciones y baja médica (si aplicable), cursos de aprendizaje virtuales.
  • Reembolso de un máximo de 400 dólares para cubrir los costos de traslado al lugar de la asignación y subsidio de instalación y repatriación será provisto en caso de que el destino de trabajo no se encuentre a una distancia razonable del local de residencia del/la voluntario/a.
  • Se requiere disponibilidad a tiempo completo.
  • Nivel inglés (verbal y escrito), avanzado - intermedio

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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: 25 Julio 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Progremme Specialist (Humanitarian Peace and Development) Int. Specialist UNDP Jordan
VMAM Code
JORR000551-9947
Open

Progremme Specialist (Humanitarian Peace and Development)

Progremme Specialist (Humanitarian Peace and Development)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Jordan
Location, Country
Amman (JOR)
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of SRF Coordinator, and in close collaboration with other colleagues of the team and the Regional Hub, the UNV Programme Specialist will:

Take the lead in advancing the Resilience Response to Syria Crisis – in particular Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (HDPN) and other emerging resilience issues.

  • Initiate and lead all aspects of a policy related brief “After ten years of Syria Crisis: Moving from Humanitarian Assistance to Development and Peace – Breaking the cycle of protracted crises and re-thinking the nexus approach”.
  • In the context of protracted crisis, analyze the relationship between the three concepts of humanitarian assistance, peace building and development and how they impact each other.
  • Build a theoretical framework on integrating humanitarian assistance and development in the context of a protracted crisis and apply this framework practically to the reality of program implementation in the Syria Crisis affected countries.
  • Develop recommendations on how to shape the existing Syria crisis response to better respond to the needs in a protracted context, paying specific attention to the relationship between the three aspects humanitarian, development and peace work.
  • Discuss theoretical frameworks and programmatic and policy recommendations with team and Hub colleagues.
  • Support recruited interns on developing ideas and drafting reports and policy briefs in the areas of peacebuilding and crisis response.
  • As requested by the SRF coordinator, interface with relevant stakeholders, including Governments, Bilateral, UN Agencies, Country Offices, IFIs, Think Tanks, Academia and CSOs

Support the SRF Coordinator in developing strategic and programmatic recommendations for improved coordination and coherence of the UN and UNDP's regional response to the Syrian Crisis and beyond

  • Critically analyze the SRF's strategic inputs and ensure that they are accurate and reflective of UNDP’s position.
  • Develop, manage and coordinate critical research studies and initiatives to fill regional knowledge gaps to UNDP’s crisis response.
  • Provide targeted innovation and technical support to the 3RP countries as required.
  • Provide trend analysis and reporting support for UNDP’s regional coordinating role of the 3RP, specifically in the production of indicator tracking dashboards and qualitative content to global bi-annual reporting on response plans.
  • Coordinate discussion with SRF Country Office Focal Points and colleagues on research ideas, knowledge gaps in the field and share drafts for their review.
  • Ensure the implementation of the resource mobilization strategy (in strengthening resilience response) through conceptualizing and advocating current and new programmatic areas as required, including interface with donors.
  • Contextualize recent stabilization research and approaches to the RBAS HUB colleagues and country offices.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Support the SRF team in the following (but not limited to);

  • Working closely with M&E specialist in 3RP related issues; collecting additional inputs for 3RP publications and ensure data submitted by country offices.
  • Assist Resilience Policy and Partnership Specialist in overseeing and supporting research activities, engaging UNDP Country Offices in inter-agency platforms and in additional partnership efforts linked to advocacy and resource mobilization.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree with 7-year experience in a relevant area, e.g. international relations, peace and conflict studies and/or development;

Required experience
84 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 7 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in policy and advocacy with Research institutes, I/NGOs and/or international organizations.
  • At least 3 years of experience drafting analytical policy briefs on peacebuilding, the humanitarian-development nexus or protracted crises.
  • Prior working experience in advocacy and partnership activities.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, incl. with international partners, donors, etc.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Familiarity with the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) and/or the Syria Crisis.
  • Solid understanding of international relations, development and peacebuilding.
  • 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 the Syria response, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 25 July 2021
Child Protection Officer - Mine Action Coordination Int. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000150-10059
Open

Child Protection Officer - Mine Action Coordination

Child Protection Officer - Mine Action Coordination

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist (CPiE), the International UN Volunteer will deal with all matters related to mine risk education in Myanmar. The International UNV will undertake the following tasks:

1. Participate in relevant coordination and inter-agency Mine Risk Working Group meetings at both national and sub-national levels, contributing to the agenda, minutes, documents, and support follow up to action points through timely and quality communications;

2. Ensure timely and quality contributions on issues related to Mine Action to the national PWG, CPWG and CTFMR;

3. Monitor trends and provide inputs to the explosive ordinance risk education (EORE) and awareness-raising programmes and ensure that emergency preparedness planning is conducted and/or updated regularly to anticipate new risks and ensure timely and appropriate child protection response;

4. Support the development, implementation and monitoring and reporting of partnerships with civil society, community-based and child protection mechanisms in the field to ensure their participation in the implementation of EORE programmes;

5. Undertake field visits to provide technical support to field offices and partners through the rolling out of tools and resources, supporting the execution of their action plans, and assisting in programming;

6. Ensure that UNICEF child protection section is kept informed of situations having an impact on child protection, maintain an overview of the situation and identify crucial gaps in service provision that require addressing;

7. Facilitate trainings and capacity building activities for relevant beneficiaries, including NGO partners in collaboration with field offices;

8. Contribute to ensuring dissemination of informative materials in the most affected areas;

9. Ensure regular communications with the global MRE network and support when possible;

10. Draft budgets and project proposals for new projects as required;

11. Draft donor reports, fundraising proposals, ad-hoc reports, briefing papers, presentations and other documents as required;

12. Provide programme information to partner agencies, non-governmental organizations, contractors and UN agencies.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Additional Comments: Master’s Degree or equivalent Advanced Degree in international affairs/development, economics, governance related, public policy/administration, human rights, or other related field.

A first level University degree (Bachelors Degree or equivalent) in a related field with an additional two (2) years of practical and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in the area of mine risk education or mine action

Experience working in complex emergency settings is an asset; experience in inter-agency mine action coordination is an added advantage; Experience in project management support specifically in mine action related activities is an asset.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other development programme/project experience, Land mines and demining., Other emergency management experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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: 25 July 2021
Child Protection Officer – Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Int. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000151-10060
Open

Child Protection Officer – Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

Child Protection Officer – Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
36 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 Child Protection Specialist, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

  • Support phased scaling up UNICEF CP MHPSS prevention and response services (encompassing both humanitarian and non-humanitarian areas) for children and caregivers who are in need of mental health support;
  • Develop and support a system of MHPSS capacity development of child protection actors involved in MHPSS service delivery in both humanitarian and non-humanitarian areas;
  • Develop and support a MHPSS mainstreaming strategy in sectoral interventions beyond Protection/Child Protection – with a specific emphasis on Education, Health/Nutrition and WASH sectors;
  • Work in consultation with the Child Protection team to strengthen the referral mechanism for girls and women, and their children to available MHPSS services and programmes;
  • Work with CAAC/MRE team and partners to ensure MHPSS services are available and tailored to the needs of women and girls who were associated with Government and Non-Government Actors and who have suffered conflict related sexual violence, through the provision of individual psychosocial support;
  • Build and sustain close working partnerships with counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge on MHPSS prevention and responseincluding case management, to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on MHPSS;
  • Contribute to the development of new programme cooperation agreements with international and national NGOs/CBOs (including ethnic service providers), with the aim to expand MHPSS coverage;
  • Prepare donor proposals and resource mobilization materials on MHPSS response, support implementation, monitoring and donor reporting;
  • Participate in inter-agency meetings/events on CP and MHPSS, including MHPSS
  • Working Groups at the State and sub-national levels with the aim to represent, integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies on MHPSS.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, social work, public health, gender, human rights, psychology, or another relevant social science field.

A first level university degree in combination with two (2) years additional qualifying experience (i.e. a minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience) may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Minimum of three years professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas, at the international level, is required

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Mental health, Other development programme/project experience, Social work
Area of expertise details

Ability to develop and coordinate diversified MHPSS programmes that target IDPs/returnees and their host communities, survivors of violence, children and caregivers living in conflict-affected areas is considered a strong asset;

Experience in implementing MHPSS programmes for girls and boys affected by conflict is consi-dered a strong asset;

Relevant experience in programme development in MHPSS or child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;

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

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 25 July 2021
Child Protection Officer - Gender Based Violence (GBV) Int. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000152-10061
Open

Child Protection Officer - Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Child Protection Officer - Gender Based Violence (GBV)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

The overall objective of the GBV Officer’s post is to support UNICEF Myanmar’s overall GBV prevention and response initiatives and programming, including but not limited to capacity building initiatives, case management and Psychosocial Support (PSS).

  • Closely coordinate with CPWG and Case Management Taskforce at national and sub-national levels to ensure quality implementation of referral pathways to respond to GBV and child sexual abuse (CSA) cases. This also includes ensuring required capacity to respond is available amongst CP and GBV actors involved in GBV/CSA response through developing and implementing a national capacity building strategy;
  • Support UNICEF Child Protection team and CPWG members to identify and support scaling up of community-based GBV/CSA preventive measures. This also includes working closely with C4D team;
  • Support UNICEF Child Protection team and CPWG members to support strengthening victim assistance services for children and women who are survivors of GBV/CSA including women, child mothers and adolescent girls affected by conflict related sexual violence;
  • Work in consultation with the Chief of Child Protection, Child Protection Manager and Child Protection Specialist Social Welfare, to strengthen GBV/CSA response component with the national child protection case management system. This also includes close coordination with actors leading relevant programming areas such as health, mental health, education and livelihoods;
  • Work with CAAC/MRE team and partners to ensure better reintegration of women and girls who were associated with Government and Non-Government Actors and who have suffered conflict related sexual violence, through the provision of individual psychosocial support, empowerment/livelihoods, peer group support, family tracing, re-unification and reconciliation, and community dialogue to promote return and reintegration
  • Build and sustain close working partnerships with counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge on GBV prevention and response, including case management, to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on child protection and GBV
  • Contribute to the development of new programme cooperation agreements with international and national NGOs/CBOs, for GBV prevention and response as well as reintegration of girls and women affected by conflict related sexual violence. This includes partnerhips with ethnic service providers;
  • Prepare donor proposals and resource mobilization materials on GBV prevention and response, manage implementation, monitoring and donor reporting
  • Participate in inter-agency meetings/events on GBV, including GBV Working Groups at the State and sub-national levels with the aim to represent, integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies on GBV
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, social work, public health, gender, human rights, psychology, or another relevant social science field.

A first level university degree in combination with two (2) years additional qualifying experience (i.e. a minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience) may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of three years professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas, at the international level, is required

Experience in design and implement community-based CP mechanisms and GBV preventive interventions;

Knowledge working on clinical management of GBV survivors;

Ability to mobilize and coordinate multiple sectors to mainstream GBV prevention and response activities beyond Protection sector;

Experience in implementing victim/survivor assistance programmes. Knowledge and experience on programming for girls and women associated with armed groups/victims of conflict related sexual violence is considered a strong asset;

Relevant experience in programme development in gender and/or child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;

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

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Other development programme/project experience, Other emergency management experience
Area of expertise details

Knowledge and understanding of the GBV response and prevention programming in low-resource settings, particularly in the context of complex emergency;

Ability to develop and coordinate GBV programmes that target IDPs/returnees and their host communities is considered a strong asset;

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Empowering Others, 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? 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: 25 July 2021
Nutrition Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000162-10064
Open

Nutrition Assistant

Nutrition Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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 [Programme Policy Officer] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [ Nutritionist] will:

  • Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various nutrition related activities and processes supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
  • Participate in regular field visits and meetings to gather and verify information needed to understand the needs of the most vulnerable communities and targeted groups.
  • Sensitize WFP’s beneficiaries and local communities on nutrition information and be able to answer any nutrition queries raised by the beneficiaries at the community level as advised by the direct supervisor
  • Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organized and readily available.
  • Support the management and implementation of the community level nutrition projects to ensure that the various nutrition activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
  • Prepare a range of reports by reviewing and interpreting analyzed data (e.g. project status, performance)
  • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data for the nutrition projects and ensure consistency of information presented to partners.
  • Closely collaborate with functional units to support effective collaboration, implementation, and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  • Coordinate and connect with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to implement and follow up on community activities.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and field visits to project sites for evaluating project efficiency, identifying problems, and instituting corrective measures.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Nutrition, International Health & Nutrition, Public Health & Nutrition Policy and Management, Family Health & Nutrition, or Food Technology. Advanced degree is an asset. or area related to nutrition and community projects.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1- 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in nutrition projects, or other relevant programmes;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Food safety and nutrition
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS 3,780. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021
IT Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000164-10063
Open

IT Assistant

IT Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
Gaza (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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

Under the direct supervision of the head of Gaza Office, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Provide WFP Gaza office with ICT support services in compliance with WFP IT Hardware and software standards.
  • Compliance with WFP information security and data protection rules.
  • Maintain a backup plan to backup all WFP Gaza office data and mail files on daily basis.
  • Monitor network of WFP Gaza office for viruses, intrusions, and any other mal-functions.
  • Provide support to WFP TEC unit when upgrading to a new version of Windows, Windows Server, MS Office 365 or other software products.
  • Provide support to WFP TEC unit to implement an ICT Business Continuity and Disaster-Recovery Plan (BC/DRP) for WFP Gaza office including Gaza DRP Offsite located in UNRWA premises.
  • Work with WFP TEC unit with emerging plan to expand or activate the Emergency Operation Center (ECC) and Operation rooms located or to be located in Gaza UNDP/UNSCO/UNRWA premises.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or Information technology (IT )

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1-2 years working experience, including network administration, support to management of hardware and software platforms, telecommunications facilities, knowledge of Windows-based applications/servers.
  • Relevant certifications in hardware and software management and application, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) is an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of Windows domains and Services such as but not limited to Active Directory, File and Print Servers, and Domain functions (e.g. DC; DHCP; DNS).
  • Sound knowledge in IT Security measures and products, such as Windows Defender (ATP); and Anti-Malware/Anti-Spyware, and Ransomware and Cyper Security protection.
  • Sound knowledge in Cloud storage and solutions (e.g., OneDrive, Azure). As well as Cloud collaboration software (e.g. Skype, Skype for Business, TEAMs, and ZOOM, ..etc)
  • MCSE, CCNA certified employees are advantage.
  • Sound knowledge in Database systems (Access, SQL Server 2016/2019, and Oracle).
  • Sound Knowledge in HP, and Cisco routers switches and firewall configuration.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft .net technology (ASPX and C#).
  • Sound knowledge of Web application design.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration, Database design, administration and maintenance
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS 3843.34 including wellbeing differential payment. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Gaza will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021
Communications Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000163-10065
Open

Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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 Head of Communications or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications Assistant will:

  1. Conceptualize and suport the design of visuals, infographics and data vizualisations for a range of products and materials for WFP Palestine’s internal and external communications
  • Using input from the Communications team, transform communications messages into infographics or other graphic products in a professional, appealing and timely manner;
  • Draft and layout annual reports, formal publications such as case studies or technical research and ensure that key messages come across clearly and in an interesting way;
  • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations/briefings to convey food security messages in simple and comprehendible manner;
  • Provide genuine and well-thought out ideas for complex issues across a range of audiences for WFP’s internal and external communications products.

  1. Maintain and strengthen WFP Palestine CO branding, reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Safeguard and ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with the graphic guidelines provided by WFP globally;
  • Understand, keep current with, and apply data visualization techniques and strategies for data in all media.

  1. Support in the Design and layout of information products including routine public reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Support and lead the design process of reports and presentations for printing, electronic distribution and in-person delivery;
  • Layout weekly, monthly and other recurrent reports in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Draft a Design templates for new publications and products in line with graphic guidelines and in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Maintain templates (Word, PowerPoint etc) and give technical support to use those templates among the team;
  • Improve and edit art-works, photos, charts and other graphic elements;
  • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining the photo archive.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field; OR Vocational deploma in the graphic design field
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1-2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field, or other relevant programmes; experience with desktop publishing is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Proven track record in designing visually engaging infographics on complex issues including qualitative and quantitative research and evidence is an asset.
  • Good knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics/fact graphs (for print and digital), data visualization
  • Experience in digital animation is an asset.
  • 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 Food Security, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Web and graphic design
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS3,780. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021
Air Operations Assistant Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001533-10073
Open

Air Operations Assistant

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Technical Compliance Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Receive and verify aircrews Licenses, the currency of medical certificates, proficiencies, currencies, training, validations, etc. for acceptance;

  • Monitor crew rotations, attendance/ hours flown, flight and duty time limitations;

  • Identify any discrepancies/omissions in the crews’ paperwork and inform the Chief for immediate action;

  • Save crews paperwork in the shared drive and lotus notes Database;

  • Closely monitor the incoming crews to ensure that they are not included on UNHQ “Persona Non Grata” list;

  • Assists site managers requesting visas, IDs, vehicle passes to UN compounds, with procedural explanations in relation to Aviation Section policies and procedures as required;

  • Prepare Movement of Personnel (MOPs) requests of Air Carriers’ workers for endorsement;

  • Receive from Air Carrier's copies of hard Aircraft Use Reports (AUR’s) and ensure that documents (fuel slip, passenger and cargo manifest, Air Tasking Orders (ATO), etc. are attached as indicated on the AURs;

  • Process AURs and accompanying documentation in accordance with UN requirements;

  • Process monthly AirTransport Section (ATS) reports and other documents as required in a timely manner;
  • Receive invoices, receipts, and other documents received from Contractors and Aviation Military Unit, check that all required documents are submitted and forward to the Budget/Accounting Unit;

  • Generate aircraft utilization statistics as required;

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Chief Technical Compliance Unit.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments
  • Have proven training in the Aviation Industry, Ramp Operations, Dispatch , Flight Operations.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry, Flight Operations/Dispatch certificate, Air traffic Control certificate are desirable
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Air transport, air traffic control and safety
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, databases, etc)
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Respect for Diversity
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: 25 July 2021