Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Youth and Communications Officer Int. Specialist UNEP Samoa
VMAM Code
WSMR000033-10571
Open

Youth and Communications Officer

Youth and Communications Officer

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

Under the overall guidance of the Unit Chief and the supervision of theJPO;

  • Project Design: With the YEA team in Nairobi, to oversee the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge Programme in the Pacific Region with the aim of securing 150,000 youth to participate in the programme in 10 countries in the region in accordance with the ISLANDS project in close coordination with SPREP and UNEP Pacific Office.
  • Partner mapping: Identify relevant implementing partners and youth and advocacy networks in 10 countries in the region that have strong youth networks in the target countries that can support the rollout of the programme in the region;
  • Project management: Support the implementing partners in the region to deliver on the objectives of the programme and to report back per the requirements of the funding agreements so that key KPIs are met;
  • Advocacy and communications: Support the UNEP Pacific Office in digital communications and in advocacy and ensure that the delivery of the Tide Turner programme is amplified through advocacy and communications plan across the region;
  • Donor reporting and evaluation: Oversee reporting and monitoring of partners' performance.
  • Support: When required, to support the Samoa office in its daily tasks.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Environmental Affairs, Communications

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of working with multi-stakeholder project coordination or youth organisations, communications, advocacy, and social media.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

Youth organisations, Communications, Advocacy, and Social Media.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, 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. 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: 27 September 2021
Procurement Analyst Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000416-10640
Open

Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Erbil (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 Guidance and Supervision of the Procurement Specialist/Team Leader the IUNV Procurement Analyst works for the successful and timely completion of procurement services for the UNDP Service Centre by undertaking the following tasks;

  1. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system.
  2. Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
  3. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
  4. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.

  1. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  2. Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
  3. Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
  4. Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
  5. Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  6. Management of the implementation of the procurement processes monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement.
  7. Ensures timely delivery of procurement processes for the assigned Projects, which constitute the bulk of the procurement requests.

  1. Ensures elaboration, introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Development and management of the rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.
  2. Management of the e-procurement system in the CO.
  3. Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Procurement.
  4. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.
  • CIPS II is compulsory and required.
  • Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web based management systems.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
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: 27 September 2021
Clinical Psychologist Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000400-9949
Open

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNITAD
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Dohuk (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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Clinical Psychologist and in close cooperation with the Lead Clinical Psychologist, the UN Volunteer will contribute to the provision of psychosocial support to victims and witnesses interacting with UNITAD. More specifically, the UN Volunteer will:

  • The incumbent conducts pre-interview psychological assessments in accordance with the UNITAD protocol in particular on vulnerable witnesses such as children, women and victims of conflict -related sexual violence. The assessments are to identify and recommend measures for the Investigative Team to facilitate the testimony of such witnesses to the fullest possible extent in emotionally safe and reassuring environment without suffering further harm. The incumbent conducts also post-interview debriefings of vulnerable witnesses.
  • Where appropriate, the incumbent assists investigators to interview traumatized or vulnerable witnesses, in particular children and survivors of conflict-related sexual violence.
  • Participates in the provision appropriate assistance during interviews and monitors the wellbeing of all witnesses during interviews where appropriate.
  • Trains UNITAD staff members on issues relevant to witnesses' and victims' mental health and psychosocial support, secondary victimization and trauma especially with regard to children, survivors of conflict-related sexual violence and other vulnerable groups.
  • Cooperates with competent Iraqi authorities providing psychosocial, medical and mental health services. Participates with capacity-building trainings for Iraqi judicial and investigative authorities and other relevant national entities with respect to support and psychosocial assistance, and sensitivity to the needs of victims and witnesses.
  • Cooperates with the network of governmental, international and CSO service providers who have a mandate to provide psychosocial, medical and mental health services, for the purpose of facilitating access of witnesses to such services. The incumbent participates in the training and capacity-building activities for the network.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNITAD with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in the field of Clinical or Forensic Psychology in combination with a specific expertise and/or post graduate studies on psychological trauma, especially on victims of sexual violence. A valid certification (or eligibility for licensing) to practice at national level in clinical psychology is required.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum of 24 month’s experience of direct assessment and treatment of vulnerable groups, such as victims of sexual violence and traumatized children and adults, within criminal justice system structures.
  • Experience in the Middle East and North Africa is desirable. Field experience and/or experience with working with victims in conflict-affected settings is an asset.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Fluency in Arabic and/or Kurdish is desirable.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, and good general computer literacy;
  • Ability to travel throughout the Republic of Iraq;
  • 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.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Mental health, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
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: 28 September 2021
Associate Programme Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000310-10677
Open

Associate Programme Officer

Associate Programme Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
01 January 2022
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 Deputy Representative (Operations) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Act as inter-agency liaison through the Programme Inter-Agency Group (outcomes: CCA, new Country Cooperation Framework, extended UNDAF up to the end of 2022, among other).
  • Assist in the provision of broaden partnerships with key stakeholders within the United Nations Country Team in the preparation of the Common Country Assessment (CCA) in order to maximize the protection and solutions response for persons of concern of UNHCR.
  • Participate in the different sub groups of the UN Country Analysis Team (CAT) representing UNHCR and liaising with the corresponding UNHCR focal points
  • Provide support on programmatic aspects of developing multi-year protection and solutions strategies and annual plans with corresponding priorities taking into account corporate priorities.
  • Support Results Based Management and programme capacity in light of evolving requirements, programming approaches and gaps.
  • Support the revision and analysis of plans, mid-year and year-end reports of UNHCR office(s) in the Area of Responsibility AoR), ensure quality assurance and compliance with established policies, guidelines, procedures and standards.
  • Contribute to ensure consistent and coherent monitoring approaches, tools and systems, in line with global standards and polices and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).
  • Actively contribute to UNHCRs programming of community of practice and continuously contribute to improvements of programming tools and processes.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

International Relations; Development Studies; Economics; Business Administration; Social Sciences; or other relevant field.International Relations; Development Studies; Economics; Business Administration; Social Sciences; or other relevant field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Demonstrated experience in coordination within an inter-agency context and other actors, in a refugee or humanitarian context. Sound experience in program management training and capacity building activities.

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

Additional Requirements for Area of Expertise:

International Relations

Inter-Agency Coordination

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28 September 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time