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Training and Civic Awareness Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000037-10477
Open

Training and Civic Awareness Assistant

Training and Civic Awareness Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Training and Civic Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties. The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of training needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties, (ORPP)
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the ORPP;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;

2. The day-to-day tasks in support of the ORPP expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support ORPP in the elaboration of a comprehensive training action plan and the production of related documentation.
  • Assist in the provision of contents including texts and suggestions for illustrations for the development of training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos);
  • Support the ORPP with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for political party members and other stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline:19-09-2021
Legal Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000039-10475
Open

Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Legal Assistant will:

  1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties (ORPP). The incumbent ‘s general duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Support the ORPP in the analysis of the legal framework (Constitution, Political Parties Integrity Act and regulations and other legal instruments) to ensure the implementation of ORPP mandate in accordance with Law;
  • Liaise and coordinate with stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;
  1. The day-to-day tasks in support of the ORPP expected to be performed under this assignment include the following:
  • Support the ORPP in the preparation of papers and legal opinions related to the application of the political parties legal framework;
  • Assist the ORPP in the production of guidelines, procedures and practices to streamline the implementation of its mandate;
  • Assist the Registrar and Deputy Registrar in the examination of requirements for the management and processing of applications from political parties including those on registration, deregistration, amalgamation, coalition, candidate nomination and integrity standards;
  • Assist ORPP in the preparation and facilitation of presentations;
  • Support the Registrar and Deputy Registrar in the identification of areas that may require a review of the current legislation;
  • Assist in the review of awareness materials to ensure consistency and compliance with the law;
  • Propose mechanisms to enhance social inclusion in the political party scene. This may include recommendations on the introduction of specific measures such as Temporary Special Measures (TSM) for women as well as other mechanisms to enhance social inclusion and meaningful participation in the decision-making process of political parties.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000041-10474
Open

Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant

Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO). The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of awareness needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) and its Electoral Office
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the SIEC and SIEO;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and SIEO Communications and Awareness Senior Officer;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the mandates of SIEC and SIEO and UNDP SECSIP project implementation;

2. Specific tasks in support of the SIEO expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support SIEO Communication and Awareness Team coordination of civic and voter education outreach programs; contribute to the elaboration of awareness and civic engagement activity plans and the production of related documentation;
  • Assist in development of key messages, provision of contents including texts, scripts and suggestions for illustrations, video and audio productions for civic and voter education and training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos, radio spots
  • Assist in procurement, production and dissemination of civic and voter awareness materials
  • Support the SIEO communication and awareness team with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for civic and voter education teams, conduct training workshops for election officials and other stakeholders;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Assist in the implementation of SIEO strategies and activities related to communication and awareness pertaining to voter registration, national general election, provincial assembly elections and by-elections.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with Solomon Islands Electoral Office Communication and Awareness Senior Officer

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, Communication and sociology or related area
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000040-10501
Open

Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant

Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Training and Civil Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties. The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of training needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties, (ORPP)
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the ORPP;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;
  • Any other task as identified by SECSIP Project Manager and by the Registrar or Deputy Registrar in consultation with UNDP Project Management.

2. The tasks expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support ORPP in the elaboration of a comprehensive training action plan and the production of related documentation;
  • Assist in the provision of contents including texts and suggestions for illustrations for the development of training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos);
  • Support the ORPP with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for political party members and other stakeholders;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details

Knowledge of Pidgin is required

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 21-09-2021