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Medical Officer Int. Specialist UNSOS Somalia
VMAM Code
SOMR000580-10472
Open

Medical Officer

Medical Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNSOS
Country
Somalia
Location, Country
Belet Uen (SOM)
Language skills
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) or his representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks at the duty station:

  • Undertakes day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. consultation and treatment of patients at a walk-in clinic and 24/7 response to medical emergencies;
  • Provides primary health care services at the Jowhar Level-I clinic and follow up with the treatment of patients evacuated from Jowhar;
  • Ensures availability of medical supplies and proper functioning of all medical equipment in the clinic;
  • Ensures optimum and rational use of resources while respecting medical ethics; Coordinate training programs for AMISOM medical staff to develop their capabilities (e.g. BLS, ACLS, & Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), etc.;
  • Assists in the management of procurement of drugs, medical equipment, consumables and medical supplies through the system contracts.
  • As a member of the Mission Crisis Management team, participates in the preparation and implementation of Mass Casualty Incidence (MCI) Response, Medevac, and Casevac Standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Actively support the Casevac Coordination Cell during casualty evacuations
  • Deploy periodically to Level-I clinics in the sectors to cover the absence of medical officers during annual leaves.
  • Participates actively in organizing medical referrals, and medical evacuation of mission personnel.
  • Ensures the provision of health education to civilian mission personnel;
  • Participates actively in addressing environmental and occupational health issues;
  • Participates in the planning, management, and implementation of adequate infection control measures in the mission health facilities at all levels.
  • Provides relevant public health guidance to the facility management team in the mission and contractors providing catering, sanitation, and fumigation services at the UN camps within Somalia.
  • Ensures timely submission of weekly and monthly medical reports from Jowhar to the CMO’s office;
  • Reports to the CMO or his OIC on all clinical activities at the duty station on weekly and monthly basis.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB.BS or MD) or it's equivalent; Residency/internship in one of the medical specialties is an advantage

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience is mandatory.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Specialized human medicine (with clinical experience)
Area of expertise details

Valid certification in Advanced Trauma Life support, Advanced cardiac Life support or Prehospital trauma life support is highly desirable; Experience in HIV care or VCCT is desirable

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 September 2021
Associate Staff Counsellor Int. Specialist UNHCR Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000878-10473
Open

Associate Staff Counsellor

Associate Staff Counsellor

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Kinshasa (COD)
Language skills
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the Staff Counsellor, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Supports the Staff Counsellor in the compilation of data for monthly reports and other official reports
  • Supports the Staff Counsellor in the design, collection of data, and the development of the wellbeing platform for the country (DRC)
  • Helps the wellness branch of the Staff Counsellor services to implement feasible on-line, and in person wellness exercises, and other activities for staff mission-wide
  • Contributes with the design and delivery of mental health preventative programs to staff through different platforms and face to face.
  • Monitor factors that could lead to stress and supports the Staff Counsellor on possible mitigating measures
  • Participates in weekly meetings with Staff Counsellors and Regional Medical Officers from RBSA and the East Africa region
  • Contributes to the design and development of educational psychosocial series (brochures, flyers, posters, etc.)
  • Supports the official campaign for the World Mental Health Day aligned with the HQ PSW Section and in coordination with other sections within the mission
  • Participates in the global PSW meetings
  • Liaises with the DRC Peer Advisors network during critical incidents, and pertaining cases, provides guidance, and coordinates with the Ombudsman and Ethics Office as required.
  • Performs duties in full adherence to the UN Staff Counsellors’ code of ethics
  • The person is expected to do travels within mission
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Staff Counsellor

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
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

First-level university degree in clinical psychology or counselling psychology,

Additional training or certification in a broad range of related fields, such as alcohol/substance abuse, stress management, cross-cultural communication, mental health prevention, is desirable. Registered mental health professional is desirable.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

Years of work experience:

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in clinical psychology, mental health, cross- cultural communication, counselling, psychiatry, or related areas is required.
Experience working in an international organization is desirable. Experience providing services using tele-psychology or remote mental health support programs.
Experience in developing programs related to staff wellbeing, preventative mental health, and work stress related. Experience in the UN system, or humanitarian aid organization in a developing country is preferred.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Mental health
Area of expertise details

Computer skills:

Computer literate; proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc); knowledge of publishing software an asset. Please complete with the required IT knowledge

  • Excellent drafting and reporting skills; good research and analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations,

volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system;

  • Skills on training and developing staff.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, 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: 16-09-2021
PSEA (Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) Coordinator Int. Specialist UNRCO Indonesia
VMAM Code
IDNR000207-10478
Open

PSEA (Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) Coordinator

PSEA (Protection against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) Coordinator

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UN Head of Resident Coordinator Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer PSEA Coordinator will:

  • Support the ongoing assessment of SEA risks and situation: In collaboration with the PSEA Taskforce and agency PSEA Focal Points, conduct a joint PSEA risk assessment to inform the Resident Coordinator, UNCT and humanitarian and development partners on strategic decision-making.
  • Support coordination mechanisms on PSEA: Foster linkages and information-sharing on PSEA, consisting of membership from UN agencies, international and national non-governmental organizations, and government stakeholders. This includes among others, reviewing the PSEA Network TORs and its Action Plan as well as its implementation, based upon the risk assessment and relevant global guidance.
  • Contribute towards the establishment/strengthening of an Inter-agency Complaints Mechanism: Develop a strategy to map existing complaint and feedback mechanisms (CFMs) in Indonesia to identify where there are gaps in gaps in access to report sensitive complaints, to understand preferences in reporting sensitive allegation, at community and other level and to understand community preferences in reporting sensitive allegations.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master’s degree in Law, International Relations, Development Studies and Planning or a related field from an accredited academic institution with seven years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with nine years of relevant professional experience.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • Work experience from a humanitarian setting with relevant professional experience in the field of sexual exploitation and abuse, protection, gender-based violence, staff misconduct and discipline, gender mainstreaming and/or humanitarian affairs;
  • Previous experience working on prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse;
  • Experience working in the IASC or in other inter-agency bodies or processes;
  • Experience working in humanitarian emergencies;
  • Experience working with National NGOs;
  • Experience working South East Asia is an advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Indonesian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Capacity building of non-governmental organizations
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. Application deadline: 16 September 2021
Civil Affairs Officer Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001551-10479
Open

Civil Affairs Officer

Civil Affairs Officer

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

Under the direct supervision of the Civil Affairs Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Track the implementation of programmatic budget: Strengthen mechanisms for monitoring and tracking of programmatic activities, including Access databases at the HQ and FOs where information can easily be collected on submission of proposal, processing, approvals by budget and finance, release of funds to field offices, implementation of projects, financial accountability documentation, payment to the vendors, etc.; periodic review with the field offices .
  • Implement civil affairs budget: Timely initiation of Memos to DMS on training plan, procurement for training consultants or consultancy services and raising shopping carts for procurement of non-training consultants; realignment of various budget lines when required; etc. in timely manner.
  • Support Field Offices: Bi-monthly engagements with Focal points on RBB reporting and PA activities to identify areas for support to FOs; supporting field offices on databases; field visits from CD HQ staff; training plan for the staff (training assessment needs, identifying training opportunities which might not have planned, equitable opportunities for the staff for staff development, etc.).
  • Use of in-mission resources for training: Identification and Roll out of mobile training teams (training for these teams in TOTs, Design of training, training skills in consultation with IMTC).
  • Strengthen mechanisms for tracking CAD impact/contribution.
  • Formulate, implement, monitor & report CAD budget lines of Programmatic funding, Official Travels, Training, Consultancy of whole CAD (10 Field Offices)
  • Manage the portfolio of RBB-mandated Programmatic Activities under RBB programmatic funding (Civil Affairs & Community Support) for sub national level, particularly project proposals for implementation in the 10 field offices
  • Project planning, monitoring, reporting, evaluation, impact assessment (annual CAD programmatic funding) budget formulation and review, periodic budget monitoring and financial reviews
  • Review and advice on Financial and Technical aspects of CAD project proposals
  • Review and implement protocols, policy & systems including financial and substantive
  • Coordinate with other sections such as Budget and Finance Section, Acquisition and Requisition Section, Mission Support and Strategic Planning Unit on project implementation, Low Value Acquisition (LVA) processing and financial issuances and closure
  • Manage record Keeping and info management through developed data base for projects monitoring, maintain relevant documentations and storage (electronic and hard copies), including for future audit purposes
  • Serve as alternate focal for Gender in CAD
  • Support (substantive & logistical) to requirements of OIOS-UNHQ & CAD consultant on CAD evaluation, including coordination among 10 field offices & HQ , consolidation of portfolio of evidence, & drafting responses to questions of OIOS and consultant.
  • Draft & gather information on RBB weekly, mid-term & final performance reports
  • Support to drafting, implementing & reporting of CAD Divisional workplan.
  • CAD representation in QIPs project review committee meetings.
  • Prepare budget and implement/organize CAD trainings (in-mission & external) for CAD staff
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University Degree or advanced degree in political science, conflict related studies, political-economy and/or any relevant social science discipline.

Required experience
36 Months
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
Area of expertise details

Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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 September 2021
Civil Affairs Officer Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001552-10480
Open

Civil Affairs Officer

Civil Affairs Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Torit, Malakal, Bentiu (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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

Under the direct supervision of the Team leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the implementation of the R-ARCSS
  • Work with signatorires to the Agreement and the R-TGoNU
  • Support local rapprochement to mitigate conflict
  • Facilitate capacity building through Workshops
  • Conduct political engagements and community sensitizations to build confidence
  • Promote peaceful coexistence at community level and among ethnic groups
  • Support state and local authorities to manage pastoral migration
  • Engage state/ County authorities and community leaders for Early Warning indicators to mitigate conflict
  • Facilitate peace education and communal interdependencies
  • Facilitate and encourage dialogue as a mean of resolving conflict and promoting peaceful coexistence
  • Support confidence and trust building efforts to enable the safe and voluntary return of IDPs

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • University Degree or advanced degree in political science, law, international relations and/or any relevant discipline.
Required experience
36 Months
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.
  • Candidate should be passionate about working in field locations, with solid report writing skills.

  • Experince in community engagements, facilitation of dialogues is an added advantage.

  • Candidate must be a team player with professional conduct.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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 September 2021:
Digital Finance Specialist Int. Specialist UNCDF Cambodia
VMAM Code
KHMR000116-10482
Open

Digital Finance Specialist

Digital Finance Specialist

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Manager for Inclusive Digital Economies (IDE) Asia or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Digital Finance Specialist will:

(1) Conduct the digital finance ecosystem assessment using UNCDF’s Inclusive Digital Economies Score (IDES) and engage with public and private sector partners to start addressing key market constraints identified through IDEs and set priorities to build an inclusive digital economy in Cambodia.

  • Pilot IDES with the government of Cambodia to set priorities and track progress of their digital transformation
  • Develop long-term relationship with key stakeholders of Cambodia’s digital ecosystem:
    • Private sector (e.g.):
      • Entrepreneurs and start-ups
      • Accelerators and incubators
      • Larger companies, such as telecommunication companies
    • Public sector (e.g.):
      • National Bank of Cambodia
      • Key Ministries involved in the promotion and development of a digital economy
      • National Institute of Statistics
    • Development partners
    • Academia
  • Analyse the current digital ecosystem to identify market failures and strengths that can create large-scale lasting benefits for UNCDF’s target groups
  • Engage with private and public sector key stakeholders and identify ways to address those market failures

(2) Develop UNCDF strategy on “Leaving no one behind in the digital era” for Cambodia

  • Based on IDES, develop the draft Cambodia national strategy “Leaving no one behind in the digital era” including a wide spectrum on the digital ecosystem
  • Align the strategy to the broad priorities of the Government of Cambodia on topics related to the digital ecosystem
  • Adapt to the strategy with an agile, flexible and original approach that takes into account the unpredictable situation of the current COVID-19 health crisis.

(3) Build strong partnerships to mobilize resources and implement the digital strategy:

  • Map potential donors for UNCDF in Cambodia
  • Draft a strong resources mobilisation strategy for Cambodia
  • Present the digital strategy to government, potential donors and other partners and identify resource mobilisation opportunities in Cambodia to support the implantation of the digital strategy
  • Draft concept notes and proposals to be submitted to perspective donors

4) Provide support to the Regional Innovation Fund

  • Implement upcoming Innovation Fund round, ongoing and past rounds
  • Support the selection process of partners, including due-diligence and elaborate needed documents to be presented to UNCDF Investment Committee for decision making
  • Monitor grantee implementation, keeping abreast of delays and barriers to implementation, and undertaking problem solving to ensure grantees remain on track
  • Draft quarterly and annual reports on the progress, achievements, implementation status and delays of grantees from past and present rounds
  • Support M&E by ensuring that quarterly, annual and milestone reports are received on a timely basis; by participating in quarterly calls with grantees and by providing analysis of beneficiary numbers and grantees’ results
  • Provide technical assistance to partners, including mentorship, to overcome implementation challenges, quality ensure the reports received and verify grant claims for grant disbursement
  • Develop presentations and prepare data for external communications and dissemination
  • Prepare business analysis case studies and blogs based on based on projects implementation and enabling or challenging market factors.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

She/he will have a Master’s in business administration, finance, economics, international relations or similar studies.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience supporting the development of digital finance and/or digital solutions in South East Asia – in Cambodia a plus - is mandatory;
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with grants oversight or investments brokering in Asia – in Cambodia a plus;
  • Demonstrated knowledge and wide network within the FinTech, start-up businesses, Agri-tech, Insurance-tech markets in Asia, in Cambodia a plus;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the MSME sector and due diligence processes;
  • Demonstrated experience in resource mobilization and in the design and development of high-quality knowledge management products is considered an asset;
  • Interest in the UN system and general knowledge of development issues is an advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 16 September 2021
National HLP Officer (Housing Land and Property) Nat. Specialist IOM Burundi
VMAM Code
BDIR000737-10485
Open

National HLP Officer (Housing Land and Property)

National HLP Officer (Housing Land and Property)

National Specialist
Host entity
IOM
Country
Burundi
Location, Country
Bujumbura (BDI)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
10 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 overall supervision of the Chief of mission (CoM) and the direct supervision of the Emergency and Preparedness Coordinator, in close coordination with Project Officer of Shelter/ Non-Food Items (S/NFI), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Compile general background information from readily available sources, and draft supporting tables and charts in relation to the development and implementation of HLP strategies/ methodologies/ approaches for the IOM Burundi’s S/NFI programme.

  2. Coordinate the collection and verification of documents, actions and data with the S/NFI Unit which is required for prioritizing HLP protection concerns in S/NFI programming support to appropriately address and/or resolve them.

  3. Describe the progress of ongoing HLP protection activities in Burundi, investigate designated aspects of project activities, and discuss findings with the supervisor to identify implications for the work of the unit.

  4. Participate in capacity building and sensitization training for stakeholders and IOM team members.

  5. Obtain information from relevant government, Cluster and humanitarian counterparts, as well as beneficiaries and host communities, and draft recommendations for solutions for IDPs/returnees seeking security of tenure.

  6. Draft technical inputs to be used for the development and implementation of context-specific “Housing, Land and Property” (HLP) strategies.

  7. Track and record HLP efforts that link with other relevant humanitarian/development met activities.

  8. Assemble and disseminate lessons learnt and best practices at Cluster level.

  1. Observe humanitarian platforms and events in country and take notes as required.

  2. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Required Degree Level: Master's degree

Education - Additional Comments:

Master’s degree in Political or Social Sciences, Business Administration, Migration Studies, International Relations, Law or a related field from an accredited academic institution with 3 years of relevant professional experience

A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant trainings and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in in the field of development and/or the work of international organizations, preferably in fields related to Housing, Land and Property programming including reintegration, resilience, peacebuilding, socioeconomic development, etc.

  • Hands-on experience in design and implementation of projects preferably in Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

  • Good oral and written communications skills and demonstrated research abilities and interest

  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e., studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

  • Internet proficiency as well as proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Other emergency management experience, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details
  • Housing, Land and Property programming
  • Reintegration, resilience, peacebuilding, socioeconomic development
  • Design and implementation of projects

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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 créé, 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 September 2021
RSD Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
VMAM Code
MRTR000125-10544
Open

RSD Assistant

RSD Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mauritania
Location, Country
Nouakchott (MRT)
Language skills
French
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
3 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

  • Conduct interviews, carry out information searches (COIs) on countries of origin and assess the eligibility for refugee status of assigned cases, in accordance with international law, UNHCR standards, norms and procedures on RSD.
  • Provide advice and address concerns of asylum seekers and refugees regarding RSD procedures, their rights and rights, including in the context of notifications of negative RSD decisions.
  • Maintain registration data and systematically update the physical records and the database (proGres v4) for all actions taken in the context of monitoring or processing individual cases.
  • Systematically apply the age, gender and diversity (AGD) approach in the performance of assigned functions and ensure that all persons of concern to UNHCR have fair and transparent access to RSD procedures.
  • Help monitor RSD trends, compile and analyze RSD statistics related to the treatment of RSD cases.
  • Help develop, update, and maintain the various processes to ensure that people seeking international protection are effectively identified and have accurate information on RSD procedures, including standards, UNHCR policies and practices.
  • Write correspondence and reports relating to the Operation's DSR activities.
  • Identify protection cases, including people with specific needs and ensure their timely referral to other units and / or competent partners.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and / or partners in the implementation of the various protection services.
  • Assume the role of interpreter when necessary.
  • Carry out all other associated tasks requested.

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

High school diploma and post-secondary training / certificate in social sciences, law, or related fields.

Experience in the field of Protection and / or Refugee Status Determination (RSD) of Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Experience working with people with specific needs, and mastery of interview techniques, is desirable.

Experience in identifying and referencing protection cases.

Mastery of interview techniques with vulnerable people.

Being able to take initiatives when necessary

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human rights
Area of expertise details

Mastery of refugee law and the guiding principles of Refugee Status Determination.

Legal knowledge and ability to apply legal principles.

Good research and legal analysis skills.

Good computer skills, including data management.

Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team.

Flexible and able to work effectively in a multicultural environment.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Respect for Diversity, 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY (remove for international assignments): ! Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) et les résidents légaux de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : xx-xx-201x * 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la Mauritanie et les résidents légaux de la Mauritanie ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 16-09-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.
Community-Based Protection Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
VMAM Code
MRTR000126-10545
Open

Community-Based Protection Assistant

Community-Based Protection Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mauritania
Location, Country
Nouakchott, Nouadhibou (MRT)
Language skills
French
Arabic
English
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
3 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Protection Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Prepare files for the enrollment, verification, and birth certificates of refugees with the ANRPTS.
  • Follow up with the competent court and the legal partner regarding judgments in order to obtain birth certificates and follow up on the issuance of said certificates with the ANRPTS.
  • Provide advice and answer questions from asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR procedures and their rights.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data regarding all individual cases in the physical file and database.
  • Refer protection cases, including people with specific needs, and ensure their timely referral to other relevant units and / or partners.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and / or partners in the implementation of the various protection services for people under the mandate, including for assistance, the issuance of identity documents and rights.
  • Assume the role of interpreter when necessary.
  • Carry out all other associated tasks requested.

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

High school diploma and post-secondary training / certificate in Social Sciences, Law, Information Technology or related fields.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Experience with asylum seekers and refugees desirable.

Experience in the legal and / or civil status field desirable.

Being able to take initiatives when necessary.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human rights
Area of expertise details

Good computer skills, particularly in data management.

Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team.

Flexible and able to work effectively in a multicultural environment.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Respect for Diversity, 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY (remove for international assignments): ! Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) et les résidents légaux de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : xx-xx-201x * 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la Mauritanie et les résidents légaux de la Mauritanie ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 16-09-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.
Protection Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
VMAM Code
MRTR000124-10543
Open

Protection Assistant

Protection Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mauritania
Location, Country
Nouakchott (MRT)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
3 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Protection Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Conduct merged registration and RSD interviews in accordance with SOPs and UNHCR registration standards.
  • Assess the eligibility for refugee status of assigned cases in accordance with international and regional law as well as UNHCR's mandate.
  • Carry out information research (COIs) on Mali and other subjects related to RSD.
  • Identify exclusion factors and other complex elements in order to facilitate decision-making and possible referrals.
  • Follow up on cases of transfer of refugees between the Mbera camp and urban areas.
  • Participate in refugee data collection activities as part of continuous registration, verification operation and biometrics.
  • Provide advice and answer questions from asylum seekers and refugees regarding UNHCR registration procedures and their rights and rights.
  • Ensure that persons of concern to UNHCR have fair and transparent access to registration procedures.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date data relating to all matters relating to the registration of asylum seekers and refugees.
  • Maintain an efficient and up-to-date physical records management and archiving system.
  • Refer protection cases, including people with specific needs, and ensure their timely referral to other relevant units and / or partners.
  • Collaborate with protection staff and / or partners in the implementation of the various protection services for people under the mandate, including for assistance, the issuance of identity documents and rights.
  • Proceed to notifications of Refugee Status Determination decisions and conduct the appropriate counseling.
  • Conduct reopening request interviews and make recommendations to the supervisor according to UNHCR standards.
  • Identify people of concern to UNHCR during sessions conducted in detention centers.
  • Assume the role of interpreter when necessary.
  • Carry out all other associated tasks requested.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

High school diploma and post-secondary training / certificate in Social Sciences, Law, or related fields.

Experience in the field of Protection and Registration and Refugee Status Determination (RSD) of Asylum Seekers and Refugees

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Experience in registering asylum seekers with UNHCR.

Experience in conducting RSD interviews and Refugee Status Assessment.

Experience in identifying and referencing protection cases.

Mastery of interview techniques with vulnerable people.

Being able to take initiatives when necessary.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human rights
Area of expertise details

Mastery of refugee law and the guiding principles of Refugee Status Determination (RSD).

Good computer skills, particularly in data management.

Knowledge of UNHCR tools and database (ProGres V4 and BIMS) desirable.

Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work in a team.

Flexible and able to work effectively in a multicultural environment.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Respect for Diversity, 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY (remove for international assignments): ! Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) et les résidents légaux de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : xx-xx-201x * 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la Mauritanie et les résidents légaux de la Mauritanie ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 16-09-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.