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Learning, Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist Int. Specialist UNCDF Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000439-9748
Open

Learning, Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist

Learning, Knowledge Management & Communications Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNCDF
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
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 the Regional Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Learning, Knowledge Management and Communications Specialist will:

  • Support UNCDF Asia Inclusive Digital Economies (IDE) Learning, Knowledge Management and Communications:
    • Support the regional team with the development and implementation of a peer learning agenda and a knowledge sharing strategy across countries in the region.
    • Support the regional and country teams with the planning, development and production of knowledge management and communication assets.
    • Support the quality assurance of assets produced by the regional and country teams.
    • Support the regional and country teams with the promotion of communication assets.
    • Support the regional and country teams in the implementation of community outreach and knowledge fair events.
    • Support setting up a regional activity tracker and knowledge management database to manage learning and communication assets from projects in the region.
    • Prepare strategies, case studies, technical notes or briefs and blogs based on Asia regional IDE activities.
    • Develop assets produced in support of IDE online communication activities.
    • Prepare background information and documentation, update relevant data to the regional project areas and compile background material for donors.
    • In the framework of IDE, contribute to planning of informational campaigns, partnerships, exhibitions, conferences, social events, and projects to promote a better understanding of UNCDF activities and accomplishments by the general public and/or targeted audiences.
    • Establish close working relationships with TV, radio, and news agencies to promote and disseminate UNCDF’s mandate, goals, activities and principles in the region.
    • Suggest stories and topics about the regional activities for the media.
    • Brief and coordinate the work of photographers, designers and videographers for the region and country teams as necessary.
    • Draft press releases, reports, booklets, and other publications for target audiences.
    • Organize and participate in press trips, briefing of journalists as well as press conferences of partners.
    • Assist in preparation of communication budget.
    • Develop new strategies to increase visibility of UNCDF IDE towards partners in the region.
    • Support efforts to establish and maintain an open communication with partners to implement commitments.
    • Assist with the organization of activities related to regional projects and activities.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. journalism, communications, international development or related area; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  1. At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, international development, public administration, project management, or other relevant programmes; experience with journalism is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  2. Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  3. Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  5. Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  6. Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  7. Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, 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: 20 June 2021
HR Assistant Nat. Youth UNICEF Djibouti
VMAM Code
DJIR000191-9757
Open

HR Assistant

HR Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Djibouti
Location, Country
Djibouti (DJI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
30 June 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of HR Associate, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  1. Support to business partnering

  • Support the business partners in developing initiatives to encourage employee well-being and employee recognition schemes
  • Support the management of change processes by advising clientele on changes to HR processes under the guidance of HR Business Partner
  • Support the business partners in assisting clientele in using HR systems such as talent management, agora and achieve.

  1. Support in processing of entitlement and benefits

  • Initiates the processing of a wide range of personnel actions in accordance with UNICEF rules and regulations, by ensuring all relevant forms and actions are completed by staff and forwarded to the GSSC.
  • Maintains and prepares all personnel-related records and files, ensuring all information on each staff member is up-to-date and accurate.

  1. Support in recruitment and placement

  • Prepares and circulates internal and external advertisements.
  • Liaises with candidates in the various stages of the recruitment process.
  • Prepares formal acknowledgement, offer and regret letters.
  • Initiates and follows up on reference checks and academic verifications and ensuring the completion of other background checks.
  • Records and maintains recruitment files, ensuring all necessary documentation has been prepared.
  • Monitors lifecycle of recruitment process to update supervisor as necessary.
  • Support in learning & capacity development
  • Develops and processes contracts for institutions providing training and courses, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations.
  • Assists team in organizing and conducting courses, workshops and events by preparing and organizing distribution of materials for participants, ensuring availability of training venues and required equipment and supplies, while providing logistical and secretarial support at workshops and events as necessary.
    • Tracks the performance management cycle processes, ensuring the timely distribution and enhancing the timely completion and return of appraisals.

  • General office support
    • Drafting and/or processing a variety of correspondence and other communications
    • Setting up and maintaining HR files/records (electronic and paper)
    • Scheduling appointments and meetings
    • Maintain and generate automated databases containing HR related statistics and generating periodic reports; and performing a variety of administrative duties (e.g. leave recording, etc.).

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments
  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience required
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in (HR)
  • 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;
  • 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
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Djibouti and legal residents in Djibouti with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 20-06-2021
Officier des Droits de l’Homme Int. Specialist OHCHR Guinea
VMAM Code
GINR000141-9762
Open

Officier des Droits de l’Homme

Officier des Droits de l’Homme

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

Sous la supervision directe du Chef de l’Unité Protection des Droits de l’Homme, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  • Etablir et maintenir de relations de coopération avec les institutions étatiques et non étatiques actives en droits de l’homme ;
  • Concevoir des projets du Bureau et évaluer ceux lui soumis par des partenaires ;
  • Effectuer des recherches sur la situation des droits de l’homme à travers différentes sources d’information y compris les départements du Gouvernement, les médias et autres partenaires ;
  • Organiser des visites de terrain pour enquêter sur des allégations de violation de droits de l’homme, y compris les violences basées sur le genre ;
  • Rédiger des notes et autres outils de plaidoyer pour l’amélioration de la situation des droits de l’homme ;
  • Contribuer à la préparation et l’organisation des activités de renforcement de capacités, formation et sensibilisation en droits de l’homme ;
  • Rédiger divers rapports relatifs aux droits de l’homme (ad hoc, hebdomadaire, mensuel y compris dans le Performance Monitoring System, bimensuel, thématique ; annuel, contributions au rapport de la HCDH et du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies et autres);
  • Contribuer à la planification, la mise en œuvre et l’évaluation des activités en rapport avec le Plan de travail du Bureau,
  • Contribuer à la saisie en temps voulu des cas précis et vérifiés de violations des droits de l'homme dans la base de données des violations des droits de l’homme
  • Participer à la visibilité du mandat du Bureau et de ses activités à travers les relations publiques, l’écrit, le son et l’image ;
  • S’acquitter de toute autre tâche lui confiée par le superviseur, le Représentant de la Haute Commissaire des Nations Unies aux Droits de l’Homme ou son adjointe
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Droits, Sciences Politiques, Sciences Sociales, ou Relations Internationales
  • La connaissance du travail dans le Performance Monitoring System serait un atout ;
  • Une bonne connaissance de l’environnement politique, sécuritaire et social de la Guinée

Exigences requises pour l’utilisation de l’outil informatique :

  • Maitrise de Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Spreadsheet
  • Une connaissance de logiciel de traitement audiovisuel
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • Un minimum de cinq ans pour le niveau Licence, et de trois ans pour la Maitrise dans une organisation internationale ou nationale des droits de l’homme.
  • Une expérience avérée dans le monitoring des droits de l’homme
  • Une expérience démontrée dans la rédaction des rapports en Français et en Anglais
  • Une expérience de travail dans le contexte Ouest Africain serait un atout
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform
Area of expertise details
  • Une connaissance des règles et instruments nationaux relatifs à la protection et à la promotion des droits de l’homme
  • Une connaissance du mandat et du fonctionnement du Bureau des Droits de l’Homme de l’Homme (OHCDH)
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 : 20-06-2021
Reporting Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000392-9763
Open

Reporting Specialist

Reporting Specialist

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

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Project and donor reporting
  • Ensure proper and timely reporting to donors (quarterly updates, annual reports and completion report) and other partners project implementation, the achievement of outputs, and progress towards outcomes and impact;
  • Improve project impact reporting and assist in the development of information management requirements to improve impact reporting;
  • Produce donor-specific reports that are required by donor agreements and ensure that donor-specific reporting; adheres to guidelines of donor agreements
  • Ensure lessons learned from the field are incorporated and shared in donor reporting;
  • Ensure that reporting adheres to UNDP reporting guidelines;
  • Coordinate with the M&E Specialist on qualitative data collection requirements for reporting;
  • Ensure availability of Governance Pillar inputs to meet UNDP Iraq's corporate reporting requirements;
  • Support ad hoc reportinq requests as required.
  1. Contributes to effective and strategic donor relations and promote UNDP partnerships through engaging, innovative, and informative reporting
  • Through reporting, ensure donors and the Government of Iraq have access to and are aware of project progress, and understand opportunities and challenges;
  • Ascertain and monitoring donor reporting requirements, ensuring that project reporting meets donors' informational needs;
  • Advocate for project goals and support communication of results.
  1. Provides strategic support to Project Management and Communications Unit
  • Produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a story-line
  • Assist Communications Unit and Project Management in content development, especially with regards to reporting of program impact, beneficiary figures, and project progress to external audiences;
  • Work with the Communication Unit to ensure Communication and Visibility deliverables in project implementation are developed and tracked.
  • Assist Project Unit in the development of presentations with accurate information;
  • Assist Communications Unit in drafting a Monthly Newsletter that captures developments in the anticorruption sector in Iraq;
  • Promote information sharing and coordination with various implementing partners and donors;
  • Assist the Communications Unit to identify opportunities to highlight donor-specific communications opportunities;
  1. Technical assistance and lessons learned
  • Support the documentation of the lessons learned during project activities.
  • Facilitate knowledge building and management
  • Utilize the captured lessons learned, advise the team on project activities to ensure they contribute to the strategic direction of the project;
  • Incorporate lessons learned in donor and project reporting;
  • Liaise with the M&E specialist to ensure conflict sensitivity data is captured in reporting.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Administration, Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Development Studies, Economics, or related field

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

At least three years of work experience in reporting, monitoring and evaluation or communication, preferably in an international context.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
Area of expertise details

Development programmes, technical assistance and volunteer management

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, 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: 20 June 2021
UNV Planning Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000820-9765
Open

UNV Planning Officer

UNV Planning Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
French
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

Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Senior Mission Planning Officer, the UN Volunteer Planning Officer will:

  • Conduct research and write initial drafts of document segments, contribute to development, implementation and monitoring of strategies to maximise the individual and collective impact of the UN’s response in the country of deployment, concentrating on mandated tasks and activities required to consolidate peace, through a strategic partnership between the Mission and the UN Country Team.

  • Provide secretariat support and technical assistance to meetings chaired or organized by the Strategic Planning Unit, as required.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of an UN Integrated Strategic Framework or an UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework in collaboration with the UN Country Team, including a system for monitoring and evaluation of progress.

  • Make suggestions and draft inputs for regular reports and relevant strategic documents for review and approval by the Senior Mission Planning Officer,

  • Contribute to the elaboration and updating of various strategic planning documents which, building on the vision of the SRSG, translate the mission mandated tasks into a form that fuses objectives timelines and expected outcomes into a coherent whole, serving as authoritative guides for the development and implementation of Mission component plans.

  • Provide background information and drafts documents for review and approval by the Senior Mission Planning Officer in order to support Mission components in development of component-level plans, including to ensure coherence with the Mission’s overall strategic direction and planning tools, and to support joint and integrated planning between Mission components, UNCT members and other relevant partners in accordance with the IAP guidelines and senior management guidance.

  • Contribute to the preparation of the Mission Results-Based Budget (RBB) framework and performance reports, including through drafting and consolidation of inputs as required for budget monitoring and performance reporting as well as for audits.

  • In coordination with all Mission components, supports the development, implementation and monitoring frameworks of progress in peacebuilding in the country as well as performance of the Mission, notably through the implementation of the Comprehensive Planning and Performance Assessment System (CPAS).

  • Performs other related duties, as required by the direct supervisor.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master's Degree in Political Science, Law, Economics, Management, International Development, or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Professional training in the areas of planning, monitoring and evaluation, programme management and/or coordination is an asset.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Experience in the areas of strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, programme management and/or coordination highly desirable.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Database design, administration and maintenance, Monitoring and evaluation, Other development programme/project experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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: 20-06-2021
Judicial Affairs Officer Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001018-9764
Open

Judicial Affairs Officer

Judicial Affairs Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Tombouctou (MLI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
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

This assignment is a support service to the MINUSMA and its personnel; it is not a humanitarian assignment involving direct work or interaction with beneficiaries.

Under the direct supervision of a Judicial Affairs Officer (team leader) based in Tombouctou, the United Nations Volunteer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Follow-up through the criminal justice chain the treatment given by prosecutors and judges to cases of alleged illegal detention, and with that purpose, establish and maintain excellent working relations with the police, the prosecution and prison services, the judiciary and other Government officials as well as with the respective mission components;
  • Conduct research and analysis and provide expert advice and technical assistance to national counterparts on legal and judicial systems, including on legal and institutional reform;
  • Participate in the mapping and assessment of the judicial and legal systems, with on the functioning of the judiciary in the North of the country as well as in factors in rule of law progress in the field (rule of law indicators);
  • Assist in key activities with other mission components (e.g. police, corrections, human rights, political/civil affairs, gender, child protection, SSR, etc.) and other United Nations and external assistance providers;
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent should set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.

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

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree, JD or equivalent) in law, or bar qualification or equivalent, in addition to a first- level degree, is required. A first-level university degree in law in combination with other relevant academic qualifications and/or legal experience in the field of rule of law assistance may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of work experience preferably in the field of one or some of the following is highly desirable: illegal/arbitrary detention issues; assessment of factors in rule of law progress in the field (Rule of Law Indicators); informal or traditional justice and traditional/informal justice authorities;

Work experience embedded in, or as a mentor working alongside national justice institutions counterparts is preferred; Demonstrated diplomatic skills in relations with local national authorities, especially judges, prosecutors, bar associations and Ministry of Justice officials is an advantage;

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform
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 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: 20-06-2021
Youth Engagement and Events Officer Int. Specialist UNDP Senegal
VMAM Code
SENR000602-9758
Open

Youth Engagement and Events Officer

Youth Engagement and Events Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Senegal
Location, Country
Dakar (SEN)
Language skills
French
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

The Youth Engagement and Events Officer will work with the Project Manager and support all the activities of the UNDP Sahel Youth Project. The incumbent is expected to perform the following duties:

Supporting Programme Coordination

  • Conduct background research on policies, strategies and priorities related to social entrepreneurship, innovation, youth development, greening and climate resilience in the region.
  • Draft background notes, briefing materials and speeches, as required.
  • Manage the data and information on the programme, track the key data points and deliverables.
  • Create the drafts of regular reporting to both the management at Dakar Regional Hub as well as to the partners.
  • Collect information and build a network of youth empowerment focal points from youth organizations, governments, UN agencies, private sector, regional bodies, etc.
  • Support the organization of project events, missions, retreats and other activities at regional and national levels.

Supporting Partnerships

  • Manage and maintain the database of potential partners for planned events and follow-up support
  • Support in delivering the partnership strategy.
  • Identify local partner(s) in the field of social entrepreneurship, social innovation and youth development.
  • Manage all logistics related to the various partners – potential and existing.
  • Manage any volunteers and vendors for the purpose of marketing, design, comms, etc.
  • Prepare fundraising collateral and communication materials.

Event Management

  • Support with event operations including invitations, registrations, speaker preparations, venue/platform management, feedback and more.
  • Provide and coordinate project-related administrative and on-site logistics support.
  • Act as a focal point for speakers, participants and partners.
  • Prepare draft outreach/communication materials (PPTs, brochures).
  • Drafting of reports on held events – ensuring effective events documentation.

Research and thought leadership

  • Conduct periodic secondary and primary research to understand the evolution of the youth social empowerment ecosystem.
  • Identify and articulate patterns and trends, nationally and regionally.
  • Support in building the thought leadership positioning for UNDP’s Youth Offer in the Sahel and West and Central Africa in general.
  • Support in creating long-form research pieces and content based on the know-how collected.

Supporting other marketing and communications efforts

  • Support with ideation as well as execution of the social media and content strategy.
  • Offer extended support to the UNDP Dakar Hub for any specific tasks on research writing and communications.
  • Create draft reports of the marketing and communication to share internally and externally with stakeholders.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master´s Degree in Project Management, Development Studies, Public Policy, Public Administration, Data Management, Communications, Event Management and related areas

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of progressively advancing experience in youth/community mobilization, events management, communications and social media, youth engagement, project management and related work in international and/or national NGOs, public and private organizations in development and/or humanitarian contexts.
  • Experience in same areas with UNDP in similar capacity is an asset.
  • Advanced computer skills: MS Office applications including ability to create excel databases and produce graphs, Presentation and Graphic Design, Digital Media, Web-based management information systems, email/internet.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision and with tight deadlines.
  • Have affinity with or interest in youth empowerment, digital transformation, gender equality and women empowerment (GEWE), volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  1. Communication, mass media and art,
  2. Public information and reporting/Events Management,
  3. Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination)
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 21-06-2021
M&E Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000393-9759
Open

M&E Specialist

M&E Specialist

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

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Support effective and efficient delivery of project results, which entails inter alia:

  • Support coordination efforts with other implementing partners;
  • Support to ensure compliance of project and operations activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations and policies and donor requirements; implementation of project and operations strategies;
  • Ensure the timely availability of quality assured and accurate data and analytical information for the preparation of donor and other project reports;
  • Ensure the availability of data required for Steering Committee/Project Board meetings;
  • Work as the secretariat for the different coordination groups on project implementation;
  • Formulating, constructing and reporting on outputs indicators.

  1. Support Monitoring, Reporting and Communications which entails inter alia

  • Support the timely preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual progress updates on project implementation;
  • Support the preparation and update of EU as donor, develop partners, UN country team and stakeholders’ briefs, and other documents related to the project;
  • Support the formulation of the fully costed monitoring and evaluation framework and plan that include tools and methods, clear indicators, baseline and expected endline to measure progress;
  • Identify the risks and challenges that can impact M&E plans, identify the required mitigation measures
  • Lead the process of developing methods for data analysis, conducting data analysis, and strategic presentation of findings
  • Develop the Project Results Frameworks that test and strengthen intervention logic against intended programme objectives and Theory of Change
  • Undertake regular monitoring visits to the field, and data collection against indicators to ensure results produced by the project are accurately documented;
  • Participate in meetings, workshops, seminars, etc., organized by UNDP or partners as required and document key content.

  1. Technical Assistance and Knowledge Management, which entails inter alia:

  • Provide high quality technical input to the design of activities, including through undertaking and review of context and conflict analysis;
  • Ensure synergies between the project and other UNDP projects and EU-funded anti-corruption projects, to ensure strengthening the achievement of integrated results;
  • Facilitate knowledge-building and management;
  • Ensure that project lessons learned, and best practices are captured, documented and periodically shared with relevant stakeholders;
  • Support procurement process for hiring of external assessments and evaluations
  • Analyse results and lessons learned and recommend strategies for improved delivery of project activity results and outputs;
  • Support a regular review of risks that impact project implementation and identify mitigation measures.

  1. Coordination and Partnerships, which entails inter alia:

  • Maintain regular communication and coordination with relevant partners, to implement activities in a timely manner;
  • Facilitate a good working relationship and collaboration between key government partners and UNDP;
  • Support to strengthen partnerships between government entities and civil society organizations, including through improved planning;
  • Support to facilitate coordination efforts with other implementing partners notably UNAMI Human Right Office;
  • Work with the relevant UNDP Technical and Communications colleagues to develop the required advocacy messages, strategies and materials;
  • Support the Project Manager to identify and document programmatic linkages, synergies, lessons learnt and best practices across projects that can be useful in the institutional learning process and strengthening the results of projects;

Closely work with the Reporting Specialist on donor and UNDP reporting

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master degree in Law, Public Administration, Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Development Studies, Economics, or related field

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

At four three years of work experience in monitoring and evaluation, research in social sciences, preferably in an international context.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
Area of expertise details

Development programmes, technical assistance and volunteer management

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, 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: 21 June 2021
Project Support Officer Int. Specialist UNODC Somalia
VMAM Code
SOMR000568-9766
Open

Project Support Officer

Project Support Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Somalia
Location, Country
Mogadiscio (SOM)
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the project coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Project Support Officer will assist in the implementation of activities that are carried out under the “GMCP GARS” dealing with maritime crime and criminal justice chain. In particular the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Development, implementation and evaluation of the programme activities under the Global Maritime Crime Programme particularly those related to Maritime Crime, and Criminal justice, including support to prisons holding piracy prisoners transferred from third party states and other criminal justice support delivered in the region and broader prison reform in Somalia, e.g Joint Correction Programme;
  • Conduct research to identifying technical assistance needs for capacity building and develop sustainable strategies to reform and strengthen the capacity of maritime law enforcement and other criminal justice authorities in the region, including on improved detention and transfer activities;
  • Provide input on project/programme and/or budget re-visions, the preparation and dissemination of costed work plans, terms of references and other related project documentation on maritime crime and detention and transfer;
  • Contribute with substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participation in evaluations or research activities and studies;
  • Related to the above task, support monitoring and evaluation activities of the GARS Programme support by developing, participating and supporting evaluation of prison support activities, including compiling and collating information to be submitted to UNODC prison experts and management for further analysis;
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, briefing notes, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc, relating to maritime crime issues in the region;
  • Provide administrative and substantive support to the regional programme coordinator in view of consultative and other meetings, workshops, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing back-ground documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc;
  • Provide administrative action related to the procurement of equipment and services including drafting of TOR for procurements, contracts for consultants, related payment requests, and monitoring and follow-up on such requests in line with UN financial rules and regulations;
  • Support field missions to locations in the region where GMCP carries out programme activities, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc; Perform any other duties as required/assigned.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in justice, or development sectors, or other relevant programmes;
  • Experience with maritime crime is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization; related programming in post-conflict environments and least developed countries is an asset;
  • Experience in prison reform, prison management and related project management is an asset; experience in volunteerism is an asset;
  • Fluency in English, i.e. oral and written proficiency, is required. Working knowledge of other United Nations official languages is highly desirable
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Criminal law, Legal research, Legal training
Area of expertise details

Justice, law, criminology, international relations, business and administration or other relevant social science area.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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: 21 June 2021
WASH Monitoring and Reporting Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Somalia
VMAM Code
SOMR000569-9767
Open

WASH Monitoring and Reporting Officer

WASH Monitoring and Reporting Officer

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

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

  • Work closely with the programme associate to ensure grants are used as per donor conditions including locations, amounts and expended within reasonable time.
  • Work with zonal office heads of sections in the preparation of monthly situation Reports (SitReps) to be shared with PME and emergency Section.
  • Establish and maintain WASH activity database and update the database regularly by collect data from field offices, implementing partners and government counterparts.
  • Design specific Monitoring frameworks for each WASH project funded by different donors and follow up on data collection and updating of the project indicators.
  • Preparation and timely submission of donor reports including regular monitoring reports, Midyear and Annual reports.
  • Monitoring of sectoral indicators to ensure progress is achieved and identify bottlenecks
  • Ensure indicator monitoring is in line with key CO strategic guidance documents including CPD, RAM, IMEP.
  • Provide regular updates when required by the Chief of Section and other key sections including external communication and PME.
  • Knowledge and Data management, including working with PME in major surveys, data collection, evidence generation and case studies.
  • Support the WASH zonal offices in the development of the 2021 Annual Review and prepare annual reports
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health, environmental sciences social sciences, behaviour change communication, water resource engineering, hydrogeology, sanitary engineering or another WASH related technical fielda first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least five years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is required. Previous experience with UNICEF or other UN agencies or other international development organization;
  • Strong understanding of UNICEF’s development role and its position on women and children issues
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Community participation and development
Area of expertise details

Have affinity with or interest in Water and Sanitation, women and child issues, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 21 June 2021