Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Programme Management Officer Nat. Expert ECA Morocco
VMAM Code
MARR000147-10028
Open

Programme Management Officer

Programme Management Officer

National Expert
Host entity
ECA
Country
Morocco
Location, Country
Rabat (MAR)
Language skills
French
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under direct supervision of the Director of the assigned Office, the Programme Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  1. Act as the programme/project focal point of the Office:
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates programmes/projects;
  • Monitors and analyses programme/project development and implementation at all stages, including the analysis of implementation difficulties and initiating remedial action;
  • Provides periodic progress reports on the programmes/projects’ implementation, including fund utilisation;
  • Review, prepare and provide inputs to relevant documents and reports related to programmes/projects;
  • Identifies resource needs and participate in the development of resource mobilization strategy;
  • Liaise with relevant offices of the Commission; identifies and tracks follow-up actions;
  • Leads and participates in planning accountability missions and provides guidance to consultants, government officials and draft mission summaries and reports;
  • Coordinate activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, contracts such as Letter of Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, reports &financial statements) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, progress reports).

  1. Provide substantive/technical support to the Office:
  • Researches, analyses, and presents information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies;
  • Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyses and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions;
  • Organizes & prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc;
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc;
  • Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities;
  • Provide logistical and other types of support in the running of the meetings/workshops/conferences etc…of the Office.
  1. Performs other duties as required.

Work implies frequent interaction with the following:

Establish and maintain relationships with various ECA offices as well as counterparts, senior officers, and technical staff in relevant Secretariat units and in UN funds, programs and other UN specialized agencies; Representatives and officials in national governments, international organizations, consultants.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, public administration, or a related field is required. A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in the specified fields with two additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree. A PhD in relevant field would be an advantage.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

15 years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, or related area, is required. Experience in Programmes/projects design, management and reporting using results framework is desirable.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Morocco and legal residents in Morocco with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 05-08-2021 * Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Maroc et les résidents légaux de Maroc ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 05-08-2021
Voluntario/a de Experimentación para el Laboratorio de Aceleración Nat. Expert UNDP Ecuador
VMAM Code
ECUR000876-10186
Open

Voluntario/a de Experimentación para el Laboratorio de Aceleración

Voluntario/a de Experimentación para el Laboratorio de Aceleración

National Expert
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Ecuador
Location, Country
Quito (ECU)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Representante Residente Adjunto del PNUD o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

1. Diseño de portafolio de experimentos

  • Trabaja con el PNUD y sus socios en mapear el contexto y la naturaleza de los desafíos del desarrollo, con un enfoque particular en comprender los problemas sistémicos más allá de los silos y clasificaciones tradicionales e identificar los factores que impulsan el cambio, así como áreas de intervención.
  • Mapear sistemas y activos, identificando la lógica de intervención, construyendo hipótesis de cambio que se ajusten a los desafíos identificados a nivel del sistema.
  • Identificar la lógica contra la cual evaluar el ajuste y la coherencia de portafolios individuales en relación a los desafíos fronterizos sobre los que se deben generar aprendizajes.

2. Gestión de prototipos de experimentos para desafíos de desarrollo sostenible

  • Colaborar con colegas del PNUD y actores en el diseño de experimentos para validar las hipótesis y testear la efectividad de prototipos identificados, incluyendo (pero sin limitarse a) definir variables, formular hipótesis y coordinar protocolos experimentales.
  • Desarrollar un marco para capturar los aprendizajes de los experimentos de tal manera que favorezca la reflexión crítica y la adaptación rápida en lugar de informes estáticos.
  • Proporcionar orientación técnica para el diseño, implementación y validación de experimentos en función de las condiciones del experimento, los recursos disponibles y los requisitos.
  • Gestionar proactivamente los riesgos de los experimentos, incluidos los relacionados con la ética y la privacidad.
  • Examinar los resultados de los testeos de prototipos y traducirlos en propuestas que informen decisiones programáticas sobre los próximos pasos y las implicaciones para la mejora, derivaciones y escala, cuando sea posible.

3. Trabajar en voz alta

  • Uso proactivo de blogs y las redes sociales para compartir hallazgos de la implementación de portafolios de experimentos.
  • Ayudar al PNUD y sus socios a difundir aprendizajes de los experimentos del Laboratorio de Aceleración a través de redes sociales como una forma de reflexionar e interactuar regularmente con audiencias externas.
  • Actuar de enlace con la red mundial de Laboratorios de Aceleración del PNUD y compartir aprendizajes y conocimientos de la experiencia específica del país.
  • Junto con la Oficina País, apoyar a los socios del Laboratorio para desarrollar una línea emergente de nuevas iniciativas, apoyar otras actividades relacionadas con el diseño y el funcionamiento del Laboratorio.
  • Diseñar y ofrecer métodos atractivos y significativos para reflexionar sobre los aprendizajes de los experimentos.
  • Utilizar proactivamente publicaciones de blogs y las redes sociales para compartir conocimientos, atraer socios y ayudar a posicionar al Laboratorio de Aceleración a la vanguardia de la exploración de nuevas tendencias.
  • Liderar otras actividades relacionadas con el diseño y las operaciones del Laboratorio de Aceleración.

4. Aprendizaje organizacional, trabajar en voz alta e insertar la experimentación en el giro de negocio del PNUD

  • Ayudar a incorporar una lógica de portafolio en el trabajo de los clientes, incluido el Programa País del PNUD existente (según lo determinado y acordado con la Gerencia)
  • Trabajar con clientes para fomentar la reflexión y capturar aprendizajes de experimentos individuales, al igual que el modo en que se relacionan con la lógica general del portafolio.
  • Brindar asesoría técnica y capacitación a socios nacionales y la Oficina País a través de varias fases, incluyendo mapeo de activos, desarrollo de una lógica de cartera estratégica, diseño de experimentos, testeos de prototipos y evaluación.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

-Licenciatura en Ciencias Sociales, Desarrollo Internacional, Ciencias, Ingeniería, Diseño (por ejemplo, industrial o arquitectura), Psicología o área relacionada.

- Deseable título de Maestría en Ciencias Sociales, Desarrollo Internacional, Ciencias, Ingeniería, Diseño (por ejemplo, industrial o arquitectura), Psicología o un área relacionada.

Required experience
96 Months
Experience remark
  • Mínimo de 8 años de experiencia profesional en programación o políticas de desarrollo; innovación social; generación de socios, participación con el sector público y privado, y / o movilización de recursos.
  • Conocimiento profesional comprobado y experiencia en enfoques de innovación social como Design Thinking, economía del comportamiento (behavioral insights), investigación de usuarios cualitativa y cuantitativa, diseño y validación de experimentos, empoderamiento de datos e inteligencia colectiva.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Development programme management
Area of expertise details

  • Demostrar capacidad para diseñar experimentos, validar hipótesis y testear prototipos.
  • Capacidad demostrada para trabajar con clientes para ayudar a sacar a la luz necesidades no articuladas.
  • Capacidad demostrada para aplicar la lógica de portafolio a experimentos.
  • Capacidad demostrada en la realización de sesiones de codiseño y desarrollo de capacidades en el diseño experimental, iteración ajustada y evaluación de impacto
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Nat. Expert WFP Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000272-9931
Open

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

National Expert
Host entity
WFP
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Do you have experience supporting monitoring and evaluation activities to ensure the effectiveness of programmatic interventions? Do you want to join the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide?

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of the M&E/VAM Team, the M&E Officer will lead and support the following functions and responsibilities:


1. Support planning and implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities on effectiveness of all food assistance interventions (e.g. beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.).
2. Review and give technical feedback on monitoring and evaluation plans for new programmes and budget revisions to ensure that plans are risk-based and focus on measuring results (e.g. checking monitoring and evaluation budgets are allocated and appropriate log-frame indicators and outcome targets are documented).
3. Contribute to the analysis of outcome data and recommend improvements to programme interventions and to enhance WFPs ability to demonstrate outcome focused results.
4. Produce frequent monitoring and evaluation progress reports with status of results and implementation of improvements.
5. Follow-up on monitoring and evaluation findings to ensure that corrective actions are taken and/or adjustments are made to programme responses as required.

6. Train national and partner staff in appropriate monitoring and evaluation techniques to build capacity of staff, increase awareness on the importance of monitoring and evaluation and encourage accountability for demonstrating results.
7. Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the quality and consistency of monitoring and evaluation activities in the field.
8. Work in close collaboration with internal counterparts and external partners to strengthen the data quality, accuracy and consistency to build credible performance evidence.
9. Provide monitoring and evaluation findings and recommendations to support performance planning and risk analysis, emergency preparedness, security risk management and risk mitigation activities.
10. Act in an assigned emergency response capacity as required to meet emergency food assistance needs.
11.Elaborate the monitoring and evaluation plan along with the programme team to determine the annual monitoring and review exercises.
12.If required, lead review exercises as reflected in the monitoring and evaluation plan which must be aligned with the Transitional Interim Multi Country Strategic Plan (TI-MCSP).
13.Oversight and support the timely data entry in WFP’s corporate system COMET, which is a tool for programme design, implementation, monitoring and performance management.
14. Other as required.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master degree or equivalent

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation system or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Cultivated sustainable relationships with local NGOs, government authorities, and other implementation partners.
• Has research experience using variety of analytical tools and methods for causality analysis, forecasting, and other data modeling needs.
• Performed monitoring, evaluations and assessments at multiple field locations

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

At least two years of experience working in monitoring and evaluation system or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Cultivated sustainable relationships with local NGOs, government authorities, and other implementation partners.
• Has research experience using variety of analytical tools and methods for causality analysis, forecasting, and other data modeling needs.
• Performed monitoring, evaluations and assessments at multiple field locations

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 10 Agosto 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Programme and Policy Officer Nat. Expert WFP Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000273-9932
Open

Programme and Policy Officer

Programme and Policy Officer

National Expert
Host entity
WFP
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Do you have a passion for implementing and managing Programme activities? If yes, this is your opportunity to join the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. United Nations World Food Programme helps the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need. In Latin America and the Caribbean, WFP supports national efforts to improve food and nutrition
security and reduce the impact of emerging crises, natural disasters and climate change among vulnerable.
As a Programme and Policy Officer you will likely to be working under the close support and guidance of a more experienced professional staff member receiving guidance and regular feedback on work performed. They are typically involved in programme or policy activities or similar nature and analytical
work of limited complexity. populations.


1. Contribute towards the development of a limited number of projects, plans and processes, ensuring alignment with wider programme policies and guidance.
2. Provide project management support to specific and defined programmes and projects of small to moderate size that are relatively straight forward in nature, ensuring a coordinated
approach with wider programmes that complies with WFP standards and procedures.
3. Follow data gathering and monitoring systems ensuring that rigorous quality standards are maintained.
4. Research and analyse policy and operational issues to support senior colleagues in the development of policies, programmes and activities.
5. Contribute to the preparation of accurate and timely reporting on programmes and activities that enable informed decision making and consistency of information presented to stakeholders.
6. Liaise with internal counterparts to ensure effective collaboration, monitor ongoing projects.
7. Support the identification, development and management of potential partnerships to collaborative working leading to improved food assistance packages.
8. Support the capacity building of WFP staff, partners and national government to prepare for and respond to food assistance needs, e.g. through project management support of learning initiatives.
9. Provide guidance to support staff, acting as a point of referral and assisting them with analysis and queries.
10. Other as required

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced University degree in International Affairs, Economics, Nutrition/Health, Agriculture, Environmental Science, Social Sciences or other field relevant to international development assistance, or First University Degree with additional years of related work experience and/or trainings/courses.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least one year of experience working across the Program portfolio or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Has gained experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
• Has implemented programmes and provided input into designing operations.
• Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Area of expertise details

At least one year of experience working across the Program portfolio or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Has gained experience in implementing technical programs (i.e. nutrition, etc.).
• Has implemented programmes and provided input into designing operations.
• Has provided input into policy discussions and decisions.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 10 Agosto 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Communication Officer Nat. Expert UNICEF Trinidad and Tobago
VMAM Code
TTOR000036-10208
Open

Communication Officer

Communication Officer

National Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Trinidad and Tobago
Location, Country
Port of Spain (TTO)
Language skills
English
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Communication for Development Specialist the UNV Communications Officer will support with tasks relating to
• Provide technical support to Ministry of Health in the development of workplan aimed at increasing the uptake for COVID-19 vaccine, including supporting the creation and dissemination of communication materials and messages for key targets groups where vaccine hesitancy has been identified (In collaboration with PAHO/CARPHA and key stakeholders).
• Technical support to ensure timely implementation of COVID-19 workplan activities.
• Supporting the oversight and management of funds received for COVID-19 vaccination roll-out in Trinidad and Tobago
• Support to sensitization of migrant communities on COVID-19 prevention and access to vaccination.
• Technical support in the roll-out of U-Report (and UPartner)s.
• Support communication visibility for donors and UNICEF, including drafting Human Interest Stories and providing information for UNICEF social media updates. • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University / Master degree in Communication for Development, Social Marketing, Social and Behaviour Change Communication, Project Management, or another related field

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

At least 15 years of professional work experience in social and behaviour change communications especially in health; experience in project management will be an asset
• Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
• Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
• 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; and online meeting and training platforms
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
• Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
• Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision and work remotely; ability to work with tight deadlines;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience, Other health related experience, Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

Area of expertise: Communication for Development, Project Management, Social marketing, social mobilization, or related experience

Driving license
Competencies values
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: 15 August 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time