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Technical Advisor of the National Adaptation Planning project Int. Specialist UNEP Sao Tome and Principe
VMAM Code
STPR000045-9569
Open

Technical Advisor of the National Adaptation Planning project

Technical Advisor of the National Adaptation Planning project

International Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Sao Tome and Principe
Location, Country
Sao Tome (STP)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2023
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 UNEP Chief Climate Change Adaptation Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s) as well as the NAP project National Director within the General Division of Environment (Ministry of Infrastructure and Natural Resources) the UN Volunteer Technical Advisor of the National Adaptation Planning project in Sao Tome and Principe will contribute to the successful implementation of the project by providing technical guidance and support as well as capacity building to the project team on project management and adaptation planning.

Project management:

  • Provide overall technical backstopping, operational guidance and support to the National Project team to ensure that project objectives are being met and that activities are carried out within agreed deadline and under high technical standards
  • Assist the Project Coordinator in planning the implementation of project activities, and in adjusting the project Results Framework, Work Plan and Budget as required and in line with corporate requirement and GCF rules
  • Provide specific support at project start-up to set-up strong bases for an effective project implementation including capacity building on climate change adaptation and project management
  • Provide advice on best suitable approaches and methodologies for achieving project targets and objectives;
  • Provide quality assurance and technical review of project outputs such as technical reports, studies, assessments, training materials, and knowledge products;
  • Draft or review, as requested, ToRs for technical consultancies and sub-contracts, and assist in the selection and recruitment process
  • Provide technical inputs to key procurement processes such as technical specifications of goods and equipment;
  • Provide a technical guidance and supervisory function to the work carried out by national and international consultants hired by the project;
  • Support project risk management and provide sound advice on adaptive management of the project;
  • Ensure the respect of economic, environmental and social safeguards throughout project implementation
  • Assist in monitoring the technical quality of project M&E and reporting systems (including project indicators and targets);
  • Assist the Project Manager and coordinate the preparation of the six monthly GCF Interim Progress Reports (IPRs), other M&E reports and reviews required by UNEP, the GCF and Government departments
  • Support the project team in administrative and financial reporting including quarterly financial reports for submission to UNEP. This will involve working closely and coordinating with the project payment agent: UNDP country office in Sao Tome and Principe
  • Support in the preparation of Project Steering Committee meetings, and participate as required;
  • Conduct technical supervision missions to support activity implementation or reporting as appropriate
  • Provide advice and assist in knowledge management, communications and awareness-raising, and document lessons and good practices from project implementation

Adaptation Planning:

  • Provide lead technical support in guiding the Sao Tome and Principe National Adaptation Planning process in accordance with the UNFCCC’s Least Developed Expert Group (LEG) on adaptation released guidelines for National Adaptation Plans (2012) , Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s guidance on adaptation planning approaches as well as existing supplementary guidelines including UNEP Ecosystem based Adaptation (EbA) NAP guidelines with particular focus on ensuring that:
    • Climate science informs risk assessments and identification of adaptation options
    • Appraisal of adaptation options are based on economic, social and environmental cost and benefits to guide prioritization and trade-offs
    • Priority adaptation strategies and measures are well integrated into national, sub-national plans, sectoral strategies, public budget processes, and national and sectoral monitoring and reporting systems.
  • Closely collaborate with and support the work of the national and international adaptation planning consultants to deliver, among other:
    • Sub-Outcome 1.1: NAP leadership, management and institutional arrangements are established and national adaptation process is launched in STP
    • Sub-Outcome 1.3: Training strategy is developed and initial training are conducted to advance the NAP process in Sao Tome and Principe
    • Sub-Outcome 2.3: Climate and environmental information and data are produced and shared to support the regular update of climate risk and vulnerability maps and analyses in STP
    • Sub-Outcome 3.2: National Adaptation Plan is developed through a consultative process and based on available evidences
    • Sub-Outcome 3.3: Planning support tools are developed to systematize the integration of climate change adaptation into planning
    • Sub-Outcome 3.4 A law developed to institutionalize climate change integration into planning thanks to the new guidelines as well as to ensure adequate implementation and regular revision of the NAP in Sao Tome and Principe
    • Sub-Outcome 4.2: Funding strategy developed and implemented through development of GCF concept notes to support the NAP process in STP
  • Facilitate the development of strategic regional and international partnerships for the exchange of skills and information related to climate change adaptation planning

  • Perform any other tasks within the context of the NAP project as may be requested by the Project Team, the Project Steering Committee, and the UNEP Task Manager

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in climate change adaptation, environment or sustainable development planning or any related field of studies such as natural resources management or urban and regional planning; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of 5 years’ work experience in a technical lead or planning position on development/climate/natural resources management programmes, preferably in a developing country context;
  • A minimum of 2 year international work experience in either institutional strengthening, stakeholder engagement and capacity building or development/climate/natural resources management programmes
  • Demonstrated experience of working with climate change adaptation planning processes and integration into national, subnational and sector policies, plans, monitoring and budget processes would be an asset;
  • Previous similar experience in provision of technical support to complex projects and multi-lateral (e.g. GEF, GCF, AF) financed projects or UN implemented projects will be an added asset;
  • Work experience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Africa including in Sao Tome and Principe would be an advantage
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills and 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 community members 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Have affinity with volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Climate change mitigation and mechanisms for technology transfer
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 13-06-2021
UNV Interpreter English/Somali and AmharicOromo/Tigrinya/Arabic Int. Specialist UNHCR Libya
VMAM Code
LBYR000066-9654
Open

UNV Interpreter English/Somali and AmharicOromo/Tigrinya/Arabic

UNV Interpreter English/Somali and AmharicOromo/Tigrinya/Arabic

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Libya
Location, Country
Tunis (TUN)
Language skills
English
Somali
Arabic
Amharic
Oromo
Tigrinya
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of The Durable Solutions Officer or The RSD Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [interpreter] will:

Be assigned to work with one of the Protection Units, namely either RSD, Resettlement, Child Protection/BID or Community Based Protection. The interpreter will report to the Head of the pertinent Unit. The Interpreter and Translator will provide remote operational support to protection, refugee status determination, resettlement, child protection/BID through language support services for persons of concern to UNHCR Libya. The Interpreter will translate oral statements remotely on TEAMs/Skype between English and Somali for RSD, RST, BID interviews as well as for counselling sessions. The interpreter/translator may be asked to translate written documents or statements as necessary. The interpreter will also be requested to support with interpretation/translation in at least one of the following languages: Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya/Arabic.

Major Responsibilities:

Act as an interpreter during RSD, RST and BID interviews, training, and counselling, including counselling, for UNHCR Libya. The interviews take place remotely from Tunisia via Skype/TEAMs with the persons of concern in Libya. The interpreter will also translate documents from target languages (Somali and one of the following languages: Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya/Arabic) to English and/or Arabic and vice versa as necessary. In the fulfilment of his/her duties the interpreter must abide by relevant standards. In particular:

The interpreter is required to read, understand and comply with UNHCR’s Code of Conduct and realizes that he/she shall be expected to work in the spirit of the principles set forth therein.

The interpreter is required to read and understand the Undertaking of Confidentiality and Impartiality and understands that he shall be expected to respect the principle of confidentiality and remain impartial in his/her work.

The interpreter is required to read and understand, and agree to abide by the standards of conduct set forth in the Secretary- General’s Bulletin, ST/SGB/2003/13 of 9 October 2003, concerning “Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse”.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. languages or relevant area (e.g. law, political science, social sciences – preferably in social work etc.);
  • Mandatory proficiency in English, Somali, and at least one of the following languages: Arabic, Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional work experience at the national and/or international level; experience working for a humanitarian organization or related activities required, experience working as an interpreter and/or translator strongly preferred.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Somali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Amharic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Oromo(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Tigrinya(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Translation and interpretation, Community participation and development, Social work
Area of expertise details
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work in multicultural environments and respect for diversity;
  • 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;
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail;
  • Strong coordination and administrative skills;
  • Strong observation and feedback skills;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in international protection, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 13 June 2021
UNV Interpreter English/Tigrinya Int. Specialist UNHCR Libya
VMAM Code
LBYR000067-9655
Open

UNV Interpreter English/Tigrinya

UNV Interpreter English/Tigrinya

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Libya
Location, Country
Tunis (TUN)
Language skills
English
Somali
Arabic
Amharic
Oromo
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of The Durable Solutions Officer or The RSD Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [interpreter] will:

Be assigned to work with one of the Protection Units, namely either RSD, Resettlement, Child Protection/BID or Community Based Protection. The interpreter will report to the Head of the pertinent Unit. The Interpreter and Translator will provide remote operational support to protection, refugee status determination, resettlement, child protection/BID through language support services for persons of concern to UNHCR Libya. The Interpreter will translate oral statements remotely on TEAMs/Skype between English and Tigrinya for RSD, RST, BID interviews as well as for counselling sessions. The interpreter/translation may be asked to translate written documents or statements as necessary.

Major Responsibilities:

Act as an interpreter during RSD, RST and BID interviews, training, and counselling, including counselling, for UNHCR Libya. The interviews take place remotely from Tunisia via Skype/TEAMs with the persons of concern in Libya. The interpreter will also translate documents from target languages (Tigrinya) to English and/or Arabic and vice versa as necessary. In the fulfilment of his/her duties the interpreter must abide by relevant standards. In particular:

The interpreter is required to read, understand and comply with UNHCR’s Code of Conduct and realizes that he/she shall be expected to work in the spirit of the principles set forth therein.

The interpreter is required to read and understand the Undertaking of Confidentiality and Impartiality and understands that he shall be expected to respect the principle of confidentiality and remain impartial in his/her work.

The interpreter is required to read and understand, and agree to abide by the standards of conduct set forth in the Secretary- General’s Bulletin, ST/SGB/2003/13 of 9 October 2003, concerning “Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse”.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. languages or relevant area (e.g. law, political science, social sciences – preferably in social work etc.);
  • Mandatory proficiency in English, Tigrinya, desirable language skills: Arabic, Amharic, Oromo, Somali
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional work experience at the national and/or international level; experience working for a humanitarian organization or related activities required, experience working as an interpreter and/or translator strongly preferred.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Somali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Amharic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Oromo(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Translation and interpretation, Community participation and development, Social work
Area of expertise details
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work in multicultural environments and respect for diversity;
  • 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;
  • Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail;
  • Strong coordination and administrative skills;
  • Strong observation and feedback skills;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in international protection, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 13 June 2021
Partnerships Specialist Nat. Specialist UNV China
VMAM Code
CHNR000168-9658
Open

Partnerships Specialist

Partnerships Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
China
Location, Country
Beijing (CHN)
Language skills
English
Chinese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the overall leadership of the ERCS Partnerships Specialist and under the direct supervision of the Country Coordinator in China, the UN Volunteer Partnerships Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

· Support strengthening and enhancement of UNV partnerships with Chinese stakeholders, including resource mobilization, deployment of FF and partner funded UN Volunteers, thematic and operational support (including to Assignment Preparation Traninings), follow up, etc.;

· Support targeted outreach to attract the right talent for Chinese fully funded assignments and into the UNV global talent pool;

· Support information and awareness raising about the UNV modalities and opportunities to prospective Chinese applicants;

· Assist with translation and proof-reading of relevant partnership UNV materials into English and Chinese;

· Facilitate surveys to gather information from the Chinese fully funded International UN Volunteers on their experience, without duplicating the UNV Annual Volunteer Survey, and its contribution to their professional development as well as reporting;

· Lead the development and implementation of communications and advocacy strategies for partnerships building and expansion, includind dedicated strategy to increase contributions to UNV’s Special Voluntary Fund; Assist in UNV’s learning session and retreat and corporate events;

· Support missions to China of UNV management staff;

· Assist with partnerships mapping, including private sector partners and subsequent Due Diligence preparation;

· Provide logistics in organizing IVD celebration and country-level volunteerism knowledge sharing, advocacy and partnership events;

· Assist engagement with partners for collaboration and promotion of South-South Cooperation and Triangular Cooperation;

· Monitor and review budgets for fully funded UN Volunteer assignments and provide relevant advice to the supervisor;

· Support event-related public awareness campaign and UNV social media platforms on fully funded partnerships;

· Backstop UNV’s Programme Assistant, if necessary;

· Perform any other related duties as requested by the direct supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • University degree in communications and journalism, social work, international relations, public administration, partnerships or any related field;
  • Excellent writing and communications skills in English and Chinese.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Previous experience with the UN system and government agencies is an asset;
  • Relevant experience in partnerships building;
  • Relevant experience in administrative support, and public outreach
  • Experience in public policy and/or youth development is an asset;
  • Advanced computer skills.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Development programme/project administration, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
Area of expertise details

Competencies:

  • Good communications and interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with different stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural team environment and be an effective team player
  • Proactive, organized and self-motivated
  • Innovative, forward-thinking, sound coordination and organizational skills, teamwork.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of China and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 13 June 2021
Health and M&E Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Indonesia
VMAM Code
IDNR000193-9663
Open

Health and M&E Officer

Health and M&E Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Indonesia
Location, Country
Jakarta (IDN)
Language skills
Indonesian
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Health Governance Project Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist national project manager to provide services for projects while ensuring quality of project outputs are delivered in line with the workplan and project document. The incumbent also will support to provide technical assistance to sub cluster project when required and overall monitoring, research and other operational relevant issues.
  • Develop and contribute to strategic documents, project identifications, and proposals preparation, as well as other documents as requested and covers each of the current projects;
  • Provision of regular update and input in monitoring of project activities, to assess overall project implementation with respect to project objectives, outputs and indicators
  • Collaborated with project team in research and research paper subject to Health Governance area.
  • Conduct literature review, data extraction, data analysis and manuscript writing.
  • Analysis of data related to the project at the national, provincial and district levels
  • Maintain close contact and cooperation with subcluster to strengthening capacity and network of national project of SMILE (Sistem Monitoring Imunisasi dan Logistic) Project and STRATEGIC (Strengthening Health System Digitalization in response to the COVID-19) Project in order to harmonized activities.
  • Liaise, coordinate, and produce reports and other relevant information materials for donors and partners; with information found through project partners, visit and other monitoring activities;
  • Design and implement a system to identify, analyse and disseminate lesson learned;
  • Facilitate knowledge building and sharing related to the health governance;
  • Assistance and quality assurance in the implementation of the Health Governance Clusters:
  • Effective management of time to ensure that work is provided in a timely and professionals fashions.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Public health, health management, global health, health economic, epidemiology, pharmacy and medicine, medical, and or other related social science.

Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Min. 1 year with Master's degree, or 2 years with Bachelor's degree.
  • Having experience on health-research area is highly regarded.
Language skills
  • Indonesian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public health, Pharmacy and medical supply, Monitoring and evaluation
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
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Indonesia and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 13 June 2021
Voluntario Internacional en Derechos Humanos y Género Int. Specialist UNAIDS Guatemala
VMAM Code
GTMR000156-9674
Open

Voluntario Internacional en Derechos Humanos y Género

Voluntario Internacional en Derechos Humanos y Género

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

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Director y Representante de ONUSIDA Guatemala, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Proporcionar apoyo técnico a la oficina país y a los socios nacionales en el desarrollo de evaluaciones, planes de acción, informes de implementación y análisis de la legislación relacionada con el VIH, los derechos humanos y las políticas de igualdad de género.
  • Asistir técnicamente el diseño de actividades relacionadas con el VIH y los derechos humanos y la igualdad de género, en el marco del trabajo del equipo conjunto de VIH del Sistema de las Naciones Unidas; así como de proyectos con la sociedad civil, y otros socios de la cooperación.
  • Coordinar asistencia técnica en apoyo al Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social, otras instancias de gobierno, sociedad civil, comunidades y socios cooperantes (incluyendo Fondo Mundial y PEPFAR) en materia de DDHH para la implementación de estudios y proyectos como el desarrollo del Índice de Estigma y Discriminación 2.0; y otros mecanismos de generación de información estratégica en el tema.
  • Realizar análisis sobre los programas de DDHH e igualdad de género incluidos en los programas y proyectos financiados por otros socios de la cooperación como el Fondo Mundial y PEPFAR, en apoyo a la respuesta nacional.
  • Proporcionar apoyo técnico conforme solicitudes de contrapartes en la implementación, monitoreo y evaluación de intervenciones de E&D relacionadas con el VIH en los entornos de salud, trabajo, educación, comunidades, justicia, emergencias y contextos humanitarios, según aplique; así como los programas de derechos humanos y género. Lo anterior considerando a la par el contexto de la pandemia de COVID-19.
  • Proporcionar capacitación según sea necesario en materia de derechos humanos.
  • Contribuir a diversos estudios y productos de información en referencia a la salud, los derechos humanos, el fortalecimiento y la promoción de los sistemas comunitarios.
  • Coordinar iniciativas de cooperación sur-sur con contrapartes de los distintos sectores de la respuesta al VIH en otros países de la región y con otras oficinas de ONUSIDA, el intercambio de buenas prácticas sobre la eliminación del estigma y la discriminación; así como de la promoción de la igualdad de género.
  • Asistir a reuniones con las autoridades nacionales, y socios multisectoriales de derechos humanos, salud, igualdad de género e inclusión social, realizar conferencias telefónicas, seminarios web, desarrollar notas para el registro, presentaciones de power point y términos de referencia según sea necesario.
  • Establecer espacios de diálogo con la sociedad civil y organizaciones de base comunitaria, a fin de identificar los puntos de agenda de abogacía comunes con los objetivos de la Alianza Global contra el Estigma y la Discriminación y concordar acciones.
  • Preparar reportes para la oficina de ONUSIDA sobre los avances en derechos humanos e igualdad de género vinculados a la respuesta al VIH en el país.
  • Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

  • Nivel Académico Requerido: Título de Posgrado (Maestría) en Salud Pública, derecho, derechos humanos, género, desarrollo internacional o un campo relevante conforme la misión de este trabajo.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

Experiencia Requerida: 5 años

a) Calificaciones, habilidades, experiencia

  • Un mínimo de 5 años de experiencia laboral y/o académica relevante en VIH, salud, derechos humanos, género o un campo relacionado de las ciencias sociales.
  • Maestría en salud pública, derecho, derechos humanos, género, desarrollo internacional o un campo relevante conforme la misión de este trabajo.
  • El conocimiento de las Naciones Unidas y/o del ONUSIDA, las solicitudes de apoyo y financiamiento; y la implementación de programas es altamente deseable.
  • Conocimiento y experiencia en monitoreo y supervisión de proyectos y programas.
  • Excelentes habilidades de escritura, redacción, investigación, análisis y presentación.
  • Sólida trayectoria en la gestión de proyectos, siendo deseable la experiencia con las Naciones Unidas.
  • Comprensión del funcionamiento y los sistemas del gobierno; así como capacidad de articulación con organizaciones de la sociedad civil organizada, líderes comunitarios y socios de entidades de la cooperación.
  • Conocimiento de metodologías, herramientas, sistemas y experiencia en la aplicación de experiencia práctica en planificación, seguimiento, evaluación e informes.
  • La familiaridad con el Fondo Mundial, PEPFAR, u otro donante es valorada.
  • Capacidad para fortalecer y mantener las capacidades de individuos, sociedades, organizaciones y gobiernos para establecer y lograr objetivos de desarrollo a lo largo del tiempo.
  • Conocimiento de trabajo sobre planificación de proyectos orientada a objetivos o de la gestión basada en resultados.
  • Habilidades de liderazgo.
  • Fuertes habilidades interpersonales y de comunicación.
  • Sólidas habilidades analíticas, de informes y de escritura.
  • Apertura al cambio y capacidad para recibir/integrar comentarios.
  • Capacidad para planificar, organizar, implementar e informar sobre el trabajo.
  • Capacidad para mantener la calma y trabajar bajo presión y plazos ajustados.
  • Competencia en el uso de aplicaciones de TI de oficina e Internet.
  • Excelentes habilidades de presentación y facilitación.
  • Demuestra integridad y estándares éticos.
  • Actitud positiva y constructiva para trabajar en equipos.
  • Respeto por la diversidad y la inclusión.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, HIV/AIDS support, Public health
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* ¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Hay la posibilidad de cambiar la opción de idioma al hacer clic en la palabra "English" en la esquina superior derecha.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/mypagey 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? 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/mypagey seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 13-06-2021 Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado internacional. Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a internacional.
Point Focal en Genre Int. Specialist UNDP Mauritania
VMAM Code
MRTR000115-9678
Open

Point Focal en Genre

Point Focal en Genre

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Mauritania
Location, Country
Nouakchott (MRT)
Language skills
French
English
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

Sous la direction générale du Directeur des Programmes et sous la supervision quotidienne du chef de Cluster Gouvernance, à laquelle se rapportera le/la VNU pour toutes les questions relatives à sa mission et en collaboration avec les autres membres des autres Unités. Les responsabilités du/de la VNU seront les suivantes :

  • Appuyer le Programme dans la préparation et la mise en œuvre des Plans de Travail Annuels, de manière à s’assurer de la prise en compte du genre dans toutes ses dimensions ;
  • Assurer la collecte et la coordination des contributions des différentes Unités dans le genre ;
  • Analyser les politiques et stratégies dans son domaine, de donner des appuis conseils et d’assurer la formulation, la gestion, le suivi et l’évaluation des activités de son portefeuille ;
  • Assurer la fonction de point focal Genre du bureau et fera partie de l’équipe genre du bureau ;
  • Coordonner la prise en compte du genre au niveau des différents projets et à ce titre, il/elle travaillera en étroite collaboration avec toutes les unités du PNUD pour assurer une bonne prise en compte du genre dans les activités programmatiques et opérationnelles du bureau et assurer sa transversalité ;
  • Etre le point focal avec l’unité genre du Centre Régional du PNUD basé à Addis Abeba pour être au parfum des évolutions corporate en matière de genre, recevoir les orientations thématiques et être à jour sur les politiques, stratégies et orientations programmatiques en lien avec le genre ;
  • Apporter une contribution substantive et technique ainsi que des appuis conseils dans la mise en œuvre et le suivi des activités de genre pour l’atteinte de l’ODD5 ;
  • Contribuer à la programmation des actions pour un suivi de mise en œuvre des Plans de travail;
  • Contribuer à la production des rapports de manière à s’assurer que le genre est bien reflété et les ressources à mobiliser auprès des partenaires;
  • Assurer le suivi des interventions des autres PTF dans le domaine et proposer des synergies en vue d’un partenariat stratégique, technique et financier autour des initiatives concernées;
  • Apporter un appui à toute autre tâche que le bureau du PNUD Mauritanie lui confiera en cas de besoin et correspondant à son profil, et notamment pour toutes les questions relatives à l’atteinte des résultats du bureau;
  • Coordonner les efforts du bureau dans le renforcement des capacités sur le genre (animation ou facilitation de formations sur le genre, échanges d’expériences, gestion des connaissances, etc.) ;
  • Assurer une planification, mise en œuvre et un suivi des actions à entreprendre par le bureau dans le cadre du processus de certification genre (Gender Equality Seal) ;
  • Prendre active part dans l’animation et contribution du Sous-Groupe Thématique Genre et autonomisation des femmes.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Avoir un diplôme universitaire (Baccalauréat + 4 au minimum) en sciences sociales, économie, administration publique, sciences politiques ou sociales ou une autre discipline pertinente.

Required experience
84 Months
Experience remark

  • Au moins 7 ans d’expérience professionnelle dont au moins 3 au niveau international dans le domaine de la gestion du développement ;
  • Avoir une expérience pertinente et avérée en matière de genre ;
  • Savoir travailler dans un environnement multidisciplinaire et multiculturel;
  • Avoir une capacité de négociation avec les officiels du gouvernement

Connaissances Informatiques

  • Bonne maîtrise du logiciel Microsoft (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access).
  • Une bonne maîtrise des bases de données sera un atout

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Development programme management, Other civil society or community development experience
Area of expertise details

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 13-06-2021
M&E/Reporting Int. Specialist UNDP Cameroon
VMAM Code
CMRR000449-9679
Open

M&E/Reporting

M&E/Reporting

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

In order to achieve his or her results, he or she will be specifically responsible for the following tasks:

  • Support the design and implementation of outcome monitoring in accordance with donor’s guidelines.
  • Prepare terms of engagement for M&E missions at outcome level or at strategic program level to be undertaken by third parties.
  • Support in identifying, hiring & supervision of evaluation experts and provide substantive analysis & input to the exercise.
  • Support the monitoring of the early recovery cluster
  • Ensure the collection of basic indicators for project monitoring.
  • Ensure periodic updating of the monitoring and evaluation plan and make proposals for corrective actions to be taken.
  • Support the development of specific communication tools needed for partnership and resource mobilization.
  • Participate in the development of specific donor-driven fundraising strategies and approaches.
  • Produce high quality concept notes and proposal to donors.
  • Preparing minutes of meetings with national partners and other key stakeholders.
  • Producing analytical notes as required.
  • Perform any other duties that the Head of Stabilization Unit would assign as needed.
  • Support the Country Office and the UN Country team if necessary, and developing gender sensitive approaches and human rights-based strategies;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned;
  • Develop M&E online information system for measuring projects’ impact, and report on the progress;
  • In addition to regular reporting to the UNDP CMR Country Office, regularly liaise with partners and other UN Agencies and NGOs, and other key actors in order to share lessons and resolve common challenges;
  • Document project development for future replication and expansion;
  • Report on a regular basis on progress vis-à-vis a clear outline of duties and expected results on regular basis as well as work plans to relevant staff;
  • Preparation of various communication initiatives, including a monthly progress report, input to UNDP County Office newsletter and input to the UNDP cooperate website.

  • Mobilize goods and services to initiative activities, including drafting TORs and work specifications;
  • Monitor events as determined in the Monitoring & Communication Plan, and update the plan as required;
  • Prepare the Project Quarterly Progress Report (progress against planned activities, update on Risks and Issues, expenditures) and submit the report to Project Assurance and the Project Board;
  • Prepare the final review Report and submit the report to UNDP and the Project Board.
  • Prepare Final Project Review Reports to be submitted to UNDP and the Project Board;
  • Prepare evaluation TOR as required.
  • Identify follow-on actions and submit them for consideration to the Project Board;
  • Manage the transfer of project deliverables, documents, files, equipment and materials to national beneficiaries;
  • Prepare final CDR/FACE for signature by UNDP and the Implementing Partner.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

  • At least, a Master’s degree in Social Sciences or International Relations, Political Science, Economics or related Social Sciences
  • First level university (Bachelor/Licence) degree in Social Science, or other relevant discipline with at least 5 years of relevant experience in M&E and Reporting will be accepted in lieu of the Master degree.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in project management, institutional capacity building, peacebuilding and economic regeneration, for candidates with a First level university degree
  • Strong substantive knowledge of project management tools is required, in particular results-based management
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme/project administration, Capacity building of non-governmental organizations
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Leadership, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 13-06-2021
Financial Inclusion Project Analyst Nat. Specialist UNCDF Ghana
VMAM Code
GHAR000348-9684
Open

Financial Inclusion Project Analyst

Financial Inclusion Project Analyst

National Specialist
Host entity
UNCDF
Country
Ghana
Location, Country
Accra (GHA)
Language skills
English
Fante
Twi
Expected Starting Date
01 June 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Financial Inclusion Specialist and the indirect supervision of the Programme Management Specialist or their designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Financial Inclusion Project Analyst will:

  • Contribute to support in providing Technical Assistance to Financial Service Providers (FSPs) in developing, testing and scale up digital financial services that are adapted to the needs of youth, women and MSMEs
  • Provide technical support to FSP grantees in meeting their targets
  • Provide support to build the capacity of key stakeholders in financial inclusion areas
  • Provide support to ensure high quality delivery of services
  • Provide assistance to make sure all key stakeholders are aware of the services developed and available to targeted communities.
  • Contribute to community and stakeholders engagement activities to ensure full uptake and buy-in of relevant parties

  • Contribute to support in portfolio management
  • Update partner’s workplans and timelines
  • Contribute to data collection and monitoring system
  • Support the preparation to performance assessement and data collection of partners’ outreach data
  • Support in the experimentation of new survey methods for data visualization
  • Contribute to update of the Inclusive Digital Economies Scorecard (IDES), a UNCDF-owned tool designed for government to track and assess development in their digital trasformation space

  • Contribute to support knowledge sharing efforts
  • Contribute with technical inputs to knowledge sharing creation (e.g. blog, case studies, infographics)
  • Support partners to identify technical learnings to inform knowledge sharing and creation
  • Conduct desk and literature review on digital and Fintech solutions and keep abreast of latest insights in market trends.
  • Support the team in providing technical inputs to position UNCDF within the digital financial ecosystem
  • Organize knowledge sharing initiatives for the GrEEn team and presentation of the monitoring results for leveraging the holistic interconnection with the other results of the GrEEn project
  • Facilitate consultation and exchange of information, synergies, learning and know-how at the local level, in particular in relation with partners and stakeholders involved with the Programme’s results


Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master Degree or Bachelor with additional years of relevant experience in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, International Development, international relations, digital finance, or other relevant area
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated experience in finance, financial inclusion work, digital finance or related fields with at least 1 supporting financial service providers with Technical Assistance;
  • Demonstrated experience in project management with multi-stakeholder partnerships
  • Practical knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation
  • Demonstrated research and analytical capacity;
  • Interest in Financial Inclusion and digital finance or related field
  • Excellent computer capabilities in Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook. Knowledge of data visualization software is an asset
  • Demonstrated communication skills
  • Willingness to undertake periodical field mission in Western and Ashanti regions
  • Language:

  • Strong writing and speaking abilities in English.
  • Fluency in Twi and Fante is a strong asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Fante(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Twi(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit, Macroeconomics and public finance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Ghana and legal residents in Ghana with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 13-06-2021
Interpreter / Translator Nat. Specialist WHO Turkey
VMAM Code
TURR000484-9725
Open

Interpreter / Translator

Interpreter / Translator

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Turkey
Location, Country
Ankara (TUR)
Language skills
English
Turkish
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 NCDs Programme Manager the national UN Volunteer (Interpreter/ Translator) will undertake the following tasks:

Ensuring efficient, timeliness and qualitative translation

  • Review the documents to be translated. Translate Documents (English to Turkish; Turkish to English)
  • Ensure
    • efficient, timeliness and qualitative translation
    • the usage of proper terminology (English and Turkish based on the nature of documents, accuracy in language and structure
    • confidentiality of translated materials
  • Proofread and edit final translated versions
  • Provide simultaneous/consecutive/whispered interpretation services during meetings/trainings organized by WHO on various topics;
  • Ensure simultaneous translation (with translation booth, headset and necessary system/ equipment) at project related events and workshops
  • Perform terminology research to ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of all translations
  • Be responsible for ensuring quality and accuracy of the entire document before submission
  • Travels with WHO staff on their missions to the filed for interpretation and other assistance, as needed
  • Responds to queries relating to the area of responsibility;
  • Takes notes at meetings; takes and transcribes from dictation, recordings and handwritten drafts.
  • Performs other duties during as required.     
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Essential: University degree in Translation, Interpretation from an accredited educational institution

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Use of standard office software and note-taking.
  • Experience in the translation and secretarial field
  • Excellent knowledge of Turkish and English.

  • 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
  • Turkish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Translation and interpretation
Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Turkey and legal residents in Turkey with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 13-06-2020