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Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNDP China
VMAM Code
CHNR000169-9709
Open

Programme Assistant

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
China
Location, Country
Chengdu (CHN)
Language skills
English
Chinese
Expected Starting Date
15 July 2021
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

 

 

Under the supervision of Lead Innovation Researcher of the UNDP SDGs Innovation Pilot Project (UNDP SPARK Innovation Lab in Chengdu), the National UNV will undertake the following tasks to support project implementation and management:

 

• Assist the Lead Innovation Researcher in the implementation of UNDP SDGs Innovation Pilot Project. His/her role includes but not limited to the development as well as management of quarterly and annual work plans; maintain daily communication between UNDP, PMO, CICETE, CDHT and key stakeholders;

• Assist in the preparation and coordination of project activities and events including but not limited to online and offline conferences, study tours, trainings, seminars, workshops, summits, etc.;

• Assist in procurement processes and financial management of the project;

• Draft bilingual communications materials in relation to the project, including but not limited to project related social media posting, press releases, interview outlines and media briefings, etc.;

• Prepare recurring financial reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparation, audits and other reasons;

• Assist in annual work plan and budget revisions as requested;

• Other ad hoc tasks assigned by UNDP in coordination with CICETE.


 
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Economics, Business Management, International Development, Political Sciences or related fields is highly favoured.

Candidates with undergraduate degrees with extensive relevant experience will also be considered.

 

 

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

 

• Minimum 2 year’s working experience. Previous working experience in a similar position would be desirable;

• Demonstrable ability to maintain effective communications with different stakeholders;

• Demonstrable ability to administer project budgets, and track financial expenditure;

• Excellent computer skills, in particular mastery of all applications of the MS Office package;

• Project financial, technical and/or administrative management experience as well as basic knowledge on innovation projects are assets.

 

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

 

 

• Good analytical and organizational skills for innovation events;

• Good communications and interpersonal skills;

• Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;

• Sound judgment, diplomacy and sensitivity in confidential matters;

• Good coordination and organizational skills, teamwork;

• Proactive, organized and self-motivated.

• Excellent written communication skills;

• Excellent inter-personal skills, proven ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

 

Corporate Competencies:

• Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;

• Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

 

Driving license
Competencies values

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, 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. 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: 16 June 2021

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Angola
VMAM Code
AGOR000063-9720
Open

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Angola
Location, Country
Dundo (AGO)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
French
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
  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, 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: 16 June 2021
Associate Protection Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Angola
VMAM Code
AGOR000064-9721
Open

Associate Protection Officer

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Angola
Location, Country
Luanda (AGO)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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 Senior Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, 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: 16 June 2021
Associate Protection Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000764-8368
Open

Associate Protection Officer

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bria (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task
  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other emergency management experience
Area of expertise details
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • Deep field and remote locations work experience in the humanitarian sector in Africa, especially in CAR will be of great assets.
  • Experience in working independently without closed supervision in challenging setting, with strong systematic approach to analyze and manage problems.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications with capacity to do statistical reports.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, 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: 16-06-2021
Staff Counsellor Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001019-9755
Open

Staff Counsellor

Staff Counsellor

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako, Tombouctou (MLI)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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 Chief, Staff Counselling UNIT, MINUSMA the UN Volunteer Staff Counsellor:

  • Assesses staff members experiencing difficulty coping and/or are presenting with mental health-related symptoms or syndromes;
  • Advises the Senior Staff Counsellor and other Personnel Officers, as necessary, on cases where a staff member is likely to experience difficulties in maintaining a professional standard in their duties. (e.g. work-related problem/s due to a psychological issue, conflict resolution, need-oriented medication, etc.);

  • Advises Chiefs of Section upon request, with the aim of improving the working atmosphere in their Section and resolving problems of a work-related or personal nature that adversely affect job performance and productivity;

  • Provides the emergency psychosocial support (individual or group session) to any UN personnel affected by the stress, the cumulative and the critical incident stress;
  • Ensures the provision of psychosocial support services to UN personnel who are experiencing the psychosocial impacts of chronic diseases or any other issues;
  • Establishes a link and liaises with the members of the Staff Welfare Committee and Medical Services in order to develop programmes designed to improve the quality of life of staff members within the Mission area;

  • Organizes trainings on stress and critical incident stress management and related topics like resilience building.
  • Monitors environmental factors that could lead to stress, with focus on stress related to critical incidents, including emergency and crisis situations, with respect to civilian staff members of the Mission;

  • Develops, organizes and implements a stress management programme for such staff.

  • Assists in organizing peer support training workshops for selected UN staff in conjunction with the UNDSS CISMU to create a Critical Incident Stress Intervention Cell (CISIC);

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Additional training or certification in a broad range of related fields, such as alcohol/substance abuse, stress management, traumatic stress, cross-cultural communication or conflict resolution is desirable
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience in cross-cultural communications, counselling, or related areas;
  • International experience in employee assistance programmes or organizational intervention.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Specialized human medicine (with clinical experience)
Area of expertise details
  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive experience in clinical psychology, psychiatry or clinical social work is required.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 16-06-2021
Child Protection Assistant Nat. Youth UNICEF United Republic of Tanzania
VMAM Code
TZAR000154-9778
Open

Child Protection Assistant

Child Protection Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
United Republic of Tanzania
Location, Country
Dar es Salaam (TZA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Knowledge management and capacity building

  • Research and document best and promising practices to prevent violence against children in homes, schools and communities.

  • Contribute to identifying, capturing, synthesizing and sharing lessons learnt from interventions to prevent violence against children for knowledge development and capacity building.

  • Share information in a youth-friendly way to schools to promote understanding and engage students in actively participating in school-based interventions to prevent violence against children.

  1. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results

  • Participate in regular field monitoring visits to assess and document child protection interventions to prevent violence against children in homes, schools and communities. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks, and problems in the implementation of the interventions.

  • Work closely with the child protection and innovations teams at UNICEF to support innovative interventions to raise awareness on violence against children and encourage reporting of violence among young people.

  1. Networking, partnership building and advocacy

  • Build and sustain effective working partnerships with community actors, teachers, young people and students to strengthen violence against children interventions in homes, schools and communities.

  • Work closely with the child protection communication for development specialist to draft human interest stories, photo essays and other communication materials for program advocacy to promote awareness of progress made to prevent violence against children.

  1. Additional tasks

  • Participate in the planning, coordination and development of child protection interventions to prevent violence against children, as required and directed by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, sociology, social work, devel-opment studies or other social science field is required

Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark

Up to 2 years of experience in education, development studies, social work and/or psychology

Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience working with schools would be highly regarded

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Social work
Area of expertise details

Demonstrated interest in working with schools and young people on violence preven-tion and response is an added asset

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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? 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: 16 June 2021
Asistente de Cooperación Community Volunteer UNDP Guatemala
VMAM Code
GTMR000157-9788
Open

Asistente de Cooperación

Asistente de Cooperación

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Guatemala
Location, Country
Guatemala City (GTM)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Jefe del Departamento de Cooperación del Ministerio PúblicoInserte la función del supervisor o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas para apoyar al Departamento de Cooperación del Ministerio Público, en la captación y seguimiento de recursos técnicos y financieros provenientes de entidades nacionales e internacionales de cooperación, destinados al apoyo en la ejecución de los planes, programas y proyectos de la institución, complementarios a los recursos propios:

  1. Gestionar, dar seguimiento y monitorear la ejecución de los programas y proyectos de cooperación, por delegación de la Jefatura del Departamento de Cooperación.
  2. Participar en reuniones de seguimiento, negociación o técnicas con entidades donantes y con autoridades de la institución, por delegación de la jefatura del Departamento de Cooperación.
  3. Mantener actualizado el sistema de información sobre las actividades de cooperación que le sean asignadas
  4. Analizar y brindar opinión técnica sobre los requerimientos de asistencia técnica, financiera o en especie, que sean sometidos a su consideración, en congruencia con los objetivos y planes estratégicos de la institución.
  5. Elaborar los informes y realizar las gestiones pertinentes para determinar el avance de la ejecución de los programas y proyectos de cooperación, en el marco del cumplimiento de los convenios, acuerdos y tratados suscritos por Ministerio Público (MP) y por el Estado de Guatemala en materia de la persecución penal.
  6. Revisar, analizar y apoyar la gestión de la negociación de convenios, acuerdos y otros instrumentos de cooperación a ser suscritos entre el Ministerio Público y las diferentes instituciones públicas, entidades nacionales e internacionales de desarrollo.
  7. Efectuar las acciones relacionadas con la gestión, recepción y registro de donaciones de especie otorgados a favor del Ministerio Público, por parte de entidades nacionales e internacionales, de conformidad con los procedimientos administrativos correspondientes.

Realizar otras actividades o tareas que le sean asignadas por delegación de la Jefatura del Departamento de Cooperación.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments
  • Graduado de nivel diversificado de las carreras de Bachiller, Perito Contador, secretariado o carreras afines.
  • Estudios universitarios en relaciones internacionales, ciencia política, ciencias jurídicas y sociales o carrera afín.
  • Cursos, diplomados u otros estudios relacionados a temas de cooperación internacional-Graduado de nivel diversificado de las carreras de Bachiller, Perito Contador, secretariado o carreras afines.
  • Estudios universitarios en relaciones internacionales, ciencia política, ciencias jurídicas y sociales o carrera afín.
  • Cursos, diplomados u otros estudios relacionados a temas de cooperación internacional-
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia en elaboración, redacción y presentación de informes y documentos de carácter técnico.
  • Experiencia en formulación, gestión y evaluación de proyectos y programas de cooperación.
  • Experiencia en elaboración de acuerdos y convenios interinstitucionales e internacionales.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other civil society or community development experience
Area of expertise details
  • 1 año de experiencia en el área de Cooperación Internacional en Instituciones del Sector Público
Driving license
Competencies values
Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Spécialiste énergie renouvelable - Promotion des Incubateurs Nat. Specialist UNCDF Burkina Faso
VMAM Code
BFAR000194-9796
Open

Spécialiste énergie renouvelable - Promotion des Incubateurs

Spécialiste énergie renouvelable - Promotion des Incubateurs

National Specialist
Host entity
UNCDF
Country
Burkina Faso
Location, Country
Ouagadougou (BFA)
Language skills
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 28 May 2022
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

Le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies, travaillera sous l’autorité du Responsable Pays de UNCDF au Burkina Faso, la supervision directe de la Conseillère technique nationale et en étroite collaboration avec l'équipe Energie propre au niveau global de UNCDF, Le/la Specialiste en énergie renouvelable en charge de la promotion des Incubateurs (de produits solaires PV et foyers améliorés) et des prestataires de services de paiement effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  • soutenir la mise en œuvre de l’inititiative FERR-BF d'un point de vue technique en soutenant les Incubateurs (de produits solaires PV et foyers améliorés) et des prestataires de services de paiement pour la promotion de solutions d’énergies propres à grande échelle ;
  • s'engager avec les incubateurs, les Prestataires de Services de Paiement (PSP), Prestataires de Services Financiers (PSF), les ESCOs et promoteurs de foyers améliorés pour comprendre leurs opérations actuelles et leurs objectifs d'expansion des services aux clients du marché de masse ;
  • travailler avec les associations du secteur et d'autres organisations de soutien au niveau méso pour bâtir un écosystème propice à des solutions d’énergie renouvelable, en occurrence l’énergie solaire ;
  • Soutenir les incubateurs pour les services d’énergie renouvelable, en occurrence l’énergie solaire et la biomasse (les Foyers Améliorés) avec des subventions et d'assistance technique ou d’autres mécanismes leur garantissant l’accès aux ressources financières et aux nouvelles technologies et/ou meilleures pratiques ;
  • soutenir les PSFs, les PSPs (y compris les OTM et les Fintech) pour assurer le développement de produits et services financiers adaptés pour les consommateurs de produits et services énergétiques et pour les entreprises de services énergétiques (PAYG par exemple),
  • appuyer la structuration de partenariats entre les incubateus, PSP, PSF et ESCOs pour l’utilisation des nouvelles technologies dans l’offre des services d’energie renouvelable (le solaire PV et les Foyers améliorés);
  • rechercher activement des synergies entre les solutions d’énergies renouvelables, en occurrence l’énergie solaire, et les secteurs de l'économie réelle tels que l'agriculture, la santé, l'éducation, les entreprises et autres ;
  • établir des partenariats stratégiques avec des représentants clés du secteur privé, du secteur et de la société civile pour promouvoir conjointement le programme de développement des marchés de l’energie renouvelable, y compris, mais sans s'y limiter, le ministères en charge de l'Énergie, les alliances nationales du secteur (SONABEL, ABER, ANEREE, FESCOOPEL, etc.) ;
  • assurer l’appui/conseils et la formation des incubateurs et des prestataires de service de paiement intervenant dans l’offre des services d’énergie adaptés pour les populations vulnérables à l’aide des innovations digitales;
  • travailler en étroite collaboration avec d'autres institutions des Nations Unies pour promouvoir des solutions d’énergie solaire PV et les foyers améliorés;
  • fournir une assistance, le cas échéant, aux partenaires susmentionnés et à leurs consultants opérant dans le domaine de l'énergie renouvelable , en occurrence le solaire et les foyers améliorés ;
  • participer à l’organisation d’événements dans le cadre des tâches mentionnées ci-dessus ;
  • mettre en oeuvre des activités de communication dans le cadre des tâches susmentionnées ;
  • faciliter la capitalisation des léçons apprises et les bonnes pratiques et assurer la gestion des connaissances.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Le/la VNU Spécialiste en énergie renouvelable - promotion des Incubateurs (de produits solaire PV et foyers améliorés) et Prestataires de Services de Paiement devrait posséder au moins une licence en ingénierie énergétique, nouvelles technologies de l’énergie, énergies renouvelables, efficacité énergétique, gestion des entreprises ou d’un diplôme équivalent dans une discipline connexe.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Avoir au moins trois (03) ans d’expérience professionnelle dans la promotion et le renforcement des capactités des micros petites et moyennes entreprises (MPME) dans un pays d’afrique subsaharienne
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Energy sector, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Avoir une expérience de travail et/ou de renforcement de capacités des incubateurs ou structures intervenant dans la production et/ou promotion des foyers améliorés et/ou solutions d’énergie solaires photovoltaique serait un plus,
  • Avoir une expérience de travail direct dans une entité commerciale et/ou expérience de travail avec des prestataires de service financiers (PSF) et/ou prestatiare de service de paiement (PSP) serait un plus ;
  • Avoir une expérience des approches de suivi et de mesure des résultats utilisant une approche de système de marché serait un plus
  • Avoir une expérience dans la gestion du développement avec un accompagnement des organisations paysannes serait un atout
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Technological Awareness, 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 : 16-06-2021
Nutrition Assistant Nat. Youth UNICEF Afghanistan
VMAM Code
AFGR001617-9735
Open

Nutrition Assistant

Nutrition Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Afghanistan
Location, Country
Kabul (AFG)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Specialist, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

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

Gender and Humanitarian Action Specialist

Gender and Humanitarian Action Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Panama
Location, Country
Panama City (PAN)
Language skills
English
Spanish
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Advisor for Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action for the Americas and the Caribbean, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

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

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

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

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

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • 3 years of relevant work experience in coordination with UN agencies, humanitarian actors, governmental and nongovernmental entities;
  • 3 years of relevant work experience on gender issues;
  • 2 years of relevant work experience in crisis response and humanitarian settings.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Gender equality and the advancement of women
Area of expertise details
  • 3 years of relevant work experience in coordination with UN agencies, humanitarian actors, governmental and nongovernmental entities;
  • 3 years of relevant work experience on gender issues;
  • 2 years of relevant work experience in crisis response and humanitarian settings.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 June 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time