Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Human Resources and Admin Coordinator Int. Specialist IOM Morocco
VMAM Code
MARR000150-10469
Open

Human Resources and Admin Coordinator

Human Resources and Admin Coordinator

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

Under the direct supervision of the Resource Management Officer and in close collaboration with the
Head of Programmes, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
- Direct and guide the work of the HR and Admin teams of the office;
- Lead the development and implementation of the HR & Admin short and long-term vision and
contribution of the office in alignment with local, regional and global priorities;
- Analyze progress, identify risks and opportunities, provide corrective actions and contribute to the
synergies;
- Contribute to the UN Business Operations Strategy 2.0 on a local level;
- Support and drumbeat the UN inter-agency coordination activities in Morocco;
- Coordinate meetings and activities, facilitate trainings and ensure that sufficient information is
disseminated to all relevant stakeholders internally and externally;
- Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Degree in Human Resources, Administration, international relations or a related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

- At least 3 years of operational experience;
- Strong knowledge and experience in HR and administration.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Administration and administrative assistance
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness
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: 19 September 2021
Procurement and Supply Chain Management Officer Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001553-10509
Open

Procurement and Supply Chain Management Officer

Procurement and Supply Chain Management Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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 Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Procurement and Supply Chain Management Officer will:

  1. Ensure full compliance of procurement activities with UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies implementation of the effective internal control, proper functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system:
    • Prepare and draft the procurement documentation of the project including RFQ, ITB, RFP as well as micro purchasing and other direct sourcing when applicable
    • Advise on project procurement activities and sourcing strategies that meet UNDP procurement principles liaise with relevant corporate procurement entities for advice and follow up in coordination with CO
    • Preparation of reports as requested on status of procurement activities
    • Make presentations to national counterparts and other stakeholders on UNDP procurement process a status of specific procurement processes if needed
    • Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies in project procurement
    • Implement contract strategy for the project including tendering processes and evaluation, contract appraisal, evaluation, and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment
    • Conceptualize, elaborate, and implement strategic procurement in the project including sourcing strategy supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement
    • Respond in a timely manner to any queries and provide any clarification or progress/status reports relevant to project procurement that may be requested by the project management team; and
    • Consult with Procurement and Supply Chain Management Specialist for the preparation of monthly progress reports for project procurement activities.
  2. Efficient management of procurement processes for the GF grants with the following key responsibilities:
    • Prepares procurement plans and monitors timely initiation planned activities
    • Organizes procurement processes including preparation and conduct of RFQs, ITBs or RFPs, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulations
    • Prepares Purchase Orders (POs) and contracts in Atlas, preparation of Recurring POs for contracting of services, vendor’s creation in Atlas
    • Ensure POs are duly prepared, budge checked and dispatched in a timely manner and takes timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems
    • Monitors proactively the processing of the POs until delivery and documents any changes of timelines for enabling informed logistic and programmatic decisions
    • Prepares submissions to the Contract, Asset and Procurement Committee (CAP) and Advisory Committee Procurement (ACP;)
    • Support undertaking market research to identify availability and potential local sourcing of planned procurement activities
    • Identify risks and undertake mitigating actions in close cooperation with project team
    • Develop and/or implement an internal control system which guarantees that the purchase orders (POs) are duly prepared and processed
    • Manage the implementation of the monitoring system of procurement processes and mechanisms to eliminate anomalies in procurement; and
    • Prepare and submit procurement cases to the Contract, Asset and Procurement Committee (CAP) and Advisory Committee on Procurement (ACP) as required.
  3. Ensure elaboration and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools with the following key responsibilities:
    • Develop and manage rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality a performance measurement mechanism.
    • Implementation of sourcing strategy and procurement tools for international tenders focusing on achievement of smooth implementation of e-procurement processes and knowledge transfer to the office/project staff as well as proactive work with supplier community for developing e-tendering knowledge usage/application skills.
    • Establish and promote quality assurance standards for maintenance and inclusion to the rosters.
    • Create various databases and key files necessary for contracting all selected experts and support the Government for the validation of orders in collaboration with the supervisor; and.
    • Implementation of E-Tendering, procurement planning tools and sourcing strategy:
    • Review of PROMPT entries and follow up with relevant projects on procurement planning.
    • Use of E-tendering system for all tenders.
    • Developing sourcing strategy for procurement plans.
  4. Ensures facilitation of capacity building and knowledge building and knowledge sharing focusing on achievement of the following results
    • Engages with the implementing partners, technical partners to strengthen national systems and health institutions, across functional area of PSM
    • Support the Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist in the development of capacity development and transition strategies to support national entities to implement and assume the PR role, ensuring access to appropriate tools and resources.
    • Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on PSM
    • Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in PSM.
    • Maintaining electronic and hardcopy files and records to ensure proper documentation; and
    • Maintaining up to date procurement tracking tool and report to Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist as and when needed.
    • Any other duty assigned by the Procurement and Supply Chain Specialist.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in public Health, Pharmacy, Procurement, Supply Management, Business Administration, or related field.

  • Having a specialized certification in procurement would be desirable

  • Certification in procurement (CIPS) is an asset.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of three years (3 Years) of relevant professional experience, which includes international experience in public procurement and supply chain management of health products

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Pharmacy and medical supply
Area of expertise details
  • Knowledge and experience in working with the Global Fund in the area of procurement and supply chain management of health products is an asset.

  • Experience of UN or UNDP procurement policies and procedures is an asset.
  • Work experience in a developing country.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing effective partnerships with governments in the area of procurement and supply chain management of health products.
  • Demonstrated experience in building capacity of national entities in procurement and supply chain management of health products is an asset.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, 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: 19 September 2021
Criminal Analyst Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000413-10483
Open

Criminal Analyst

Criminal Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
UNITAD
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 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 Head of Information and Evidence Management Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:
• Undertake in-depth research and analysis of complex political, military, paramilitary, and other related activities in crimes committed by ISIL/Da’esh involving serious breaches of international humanitarian law, such as genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, including sexual and gender-based violence.
• Gather, organize, and analyze evidence material in UNITAD holdings on Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF’s).
• Provide Member States with battlefield evidence in support of national prosecutors, police or law enforcement agencies with investigative and/or prosecutorial activities.
• Assist with classifying, managing and transferring information material by using specialized e-discovery and data management tools, in consultation with UNITAD’s information management and evidence officers.

Liaise closely with investigators, lawyers, information and evidence officers to analyze evidence material and identify further investigative leads.
• Identify gaps and trends, and drafting of analytical reports and assessments to support UNITAD’s structural investigation, investigative interviews and case building activities.
• Maintain an understanding of developments relevant for the implementation of UNITAD's mandate through the monitoring and collection of data and information from multiple sources, including UNITAD components, UN Country Team (UNCT), Iraqi judicial/military/civilian authorities, NGOs, media and other key stakeholders.
• Perform any other related duties as may be required to support the team.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in a relevant area, such as political science, international relations, foreign affairs, criminology, law, or an area related to information systems management and evidence management is required. A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in intelligence or information analysis, political science, international relations, or other relevant programs; experience in research and drafting of analytical products is required.
• Experience working in a field- or fact-finding mission is an asset; experience working in the UN or other international development organizations is an asset.
• Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills are required.
• Excellent computer skills are required; experience with evidence management and review systems is a strong asset.
• 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; ability to work with tight deadlines.
• Sound security awareness.
• Have affinity with or interest in 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
Monitoring and evaluation, Medical laboratory testing
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, 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: 19 September 2021
Associate Fleet Management Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Jordan
VMAM Code
JORR000547-9857
Open

Associate Fleet Management Officer

Associate Fleet Management Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Jordan
Location, Country
Amman (JOR)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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 Admin Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Coordinate, manage and support all the fleet management activities in the Office.
  • Implement effective fleet management that regularly monitors the fleet pool, saves cost and safeguards the investment of the organisation.
  • Apply UNHCR's fleet management strategy when preparing plans for purchase of important fleet assets. Conduct spend analyses using historical spend data to identify trends that can be used to plan procurement activities and Frame Agreements.
  • Plan for acquisition, maintenance and replacement of fleet assets. Develop local fleet management replacement strategies taking into account UNHCR short and medium term requirements.
  • Coordinate activities of implementing partners and/or contractors performing fleet related activities, and ensure that they understand and adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Respond to field requests for information and advice and coordinate responses from a range of HQ units to provide a clear, consistent and timely response to the field.
  • Collect information both in the field and in HQ, to ensure relevant and appropriate information is gathered and shared. Promote an understanding of concerns, objectives and priorities for fleet related issues by providing information or expertise to interested parties.
  • Infrastructure Support
  • Provide fleet management reports, customised reports, and gathers information on all fleet assets and provides in-depth reports periodically and when requested.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of fleet related data in relevant business systems. Compile and analyse statistical information, identify trends and developments in fleet related matters that will assist in decision making.
  • Disseminate, promote commitment to and monitor compliance with UNHCR's global policies, standards and guidance on fleet management.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: Mechanical trade qualification or Engineering Certificate required; Basic Training Course for delegates or equivalent knowledge preferred.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Three years of experience working in general logistics, including warehousing, transportation, customs clearance and procurement, and in managing and supporting staff. The following experience is preferred: in other UN organizations, working for a humanitarian aid organization in a developing country and/or working in fleet and transport management within UNHCR.

Computer skills: Computer literate; proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, etc); knowledge of publishing software an asset.

  • Excellent drafting and reporting skills; good research and analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system;
  • Skills on training and developing staff.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Logistics and supply management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 21 September 2021
Associate Criminal Evidence Analyst Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000414-10549
Open

Associate Criminal Evidence Analyst

Associate Criminal Evidence Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
UNITAD
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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 Legal Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Criminal Evidence Analyst will:

  • support the Field Investigation Units to be deployed by UNITAD;
  • Conduct crime and criminal intelligence analysis related to alleged violations of international humanitarian and criminal laws;
  • Undertake detailed searches, including in electronic format, and analysis of relevant information/evidence;
  • Manage and collate both information and evidence material in the data systems used by UNITAD;
  • Summarize investigative materials and evidence and submit reports;
  • In conjunction with legal officers and investigators, assist in the development of investigative strategies by: identifying appropriate targets through research and analysis; recognizing links between targets, groups, organizations and locations; recognizing trends in the behavior of targets, groups and organizations of interest;
  • Assist in conducting interviews and obtaining statements, and gathering forensic evidence as part of the larger team;
  • Assist in the compilation, organization and storage of evidence and information obtained by their respective Field Investigation Units, in consultation with the Archive and Records Section and the Information Systems Management Unit of UNITAD;
  • Undertake computer related duties, including data entry in investigation / evidence registration and management systems;
  • Work collaboratively and in coordination with colleagues to achieve organizational goals in accordance with standard operating procedures and in compliance with organizational regulations and rules;
  • Maintain strict security and confidentiality of information by ensuring that security guidelines are adhered to and that strict procedures are implemented in relation to stored material; and
  • Perform any other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. e.g. law, international law, criminal investigations or related fields or area related to international law; 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
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in law, international law, or criminal investigations, or other relevant programmes; experience with international tribunals is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written Arabic skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Excellent oral and written English 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; 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in international criminal law and investigations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Criminal law, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details
  • 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;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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: 23 September 2021
Programme Support Officer Int. Specialist UNDP Sudan
VMAM Code
SDNR000418-9483
Open

Programme Support Officer

Programme Support Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Sudan
Location, Country
Khartoum (SDN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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 Community Security and Stabilization Programme Manager and Project Coordinator, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Programme Management:

  • Support programme implementation of a wide range of community stabilization programmes
  • Support with drafting and revision of programme related documentation relevant to project implementation
  • Take roles in different operations processes relevant to project implementation
  • Support the conceptualization, drafting and execution of different documents and visibility materials supporting resource mobilization strategies
  • Coordinate efficiently with stakeholders, including support programme management in various coordination and representation forums
  • Identify potential entry points through networking and outreach and work with them to develop proposals/concept notes and activities under the overall strategic guidance of the team leader
  • Identify and conceptualize potential activities that respond appropriately to the current political situation and established program goals and objectives
  • Prepare, present, analyze, and evaluate grant concepts, applications, and grant agreement/award documents to ensure consistency with program priorities, goals, and objectives
  • Develop and finalize multiple grant agreements and other activities on an ongoing basis in a fast-paced and highly changeable environment

Assist in developing technical presentations and other content, rolling assessments, and other planning exercises under the overall guidance of the team leader

  • Assist with responding to internal and external requests for updates on the implementation of the project;
  • Support the commissions and field offices to improve their programming and reporting capacity;
  • Undertake field visits to gather information and results related to the programme;

Communications:

  • Support external communications work of the project by preparing articles, drafting newsletters and other relevant communication materials in coordination with senior management;
  • Advise and support national Communications/PI officer on the communications work (both for internal and external stakeholders);
  • Assist in drafting and preparing official communications of the project (i.e. to government counterparts, external partners and donors).
  • Any other tasks relevant to reporting and communications work.

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

Type of Degree: International Development, Social Science, Communications, International Relations or other related fields.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Experience in working in post-conflict context for at least 2 years is preferred; Previous experience in project management.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, 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: 23 September 2021
Associate Protection Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Djibouti
VMAM Code
DJIR000197-10561
Open

Associate Protection Officer

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Djibouti
Location, Country
Djibouti (DJI)
Language skills
English
French
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
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 Protection Officer in Djibouti or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required
  • Field experience.
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • 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
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, 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. Application deadline: 24 September 2021
Technical Coordinator Int. Specialist UNEP Bahrain
VMAM Code
BHRR000025-10558
Open

Technical Coordinator

Technical Coordinator

International Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Bahrain
Location, Country
Manama (BHR)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
30 September 2021
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 Programme Management Officer, Healthy and Productive Ecosystems Subprogramme or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Technical Coordinator will:

  • Contribute to the overall facilitation and coordination of the implementation of the Regional implementation of the UN Decade on Ecosystem restoration
  • Support in the drafting of TORs and project concept notes
  • Develop and monitor the regional action plan, with plans for engagement at all levels (Policy Level, Youth, Gender, Community) as well as other partners
  • Contribute to the organization and technical preparation of meetings, webinars, etc. This would include preparation of materials, info notes, stock taking of restoration activities in the region, preparing meeting reports
  • Identify and develop project proposals for an ecosystem restoration flagship programme in West Asia and presented at Regional Forums and workshops.
  • Research, analyse and present information gathered from diverse sources on UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
  • Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required, related to the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration in the region, as conducting communication activities, social media
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in area related to biodiversity, land management, ecosystems management; 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
84 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 7 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in biodiversity, land management, ecosystems management, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Expert in Sustainable Land Management/ecosystem management in development context;
  • Experience with programme and project development, integrated planning and analysis, implementation and management;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in the environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, 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: 25 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