Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
UNV Civic and Youth Engagement Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000643-10224
Open

UNV Civic and Youth Engagement Assistant

UNV Civic and Youth Engagement Assistant

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

Under the supervision of Programme Officer and Youth Coordinator, the incumbent position will perform the following activities:

  1. Support Implementation:

  • Assist the Programme Officer to implement the activities in relation to civic engagement and youth entrepreneurship development;
  • Support to motivate and mobilize youth with a vision to be active citizens;
  • Draft TORs, session plan and concept note required for the implementation of planned activities;
  • Assist to organize thematic national level dialogues, workshops, conference and innovation challenges;
  • Assist to monitor to the progress of the planned works and generate progress report;
  • Assist to co-ordinate with focal point of the youth organizations/startups and follow-up on their planning, deployment and monitoring of agreed upon solutions;
  • Support the process of preparation of scalable proposals.
  1. Knowledge Management and Documentation

  • Contribute to knowledge management by preparing briefing notes, meeting documentation, newsletter to help advance the youth engagement work through regular communication and information sharing.
  • Support to undertake secondary research concerning youth and governance issues and bases on the findings contribute to develop new ideas and proposals.
  • Assist in drafting briefing notes, talking points, funding proposals and presentations.
  • Assist to proper filing of all project information
  1. Communication and Report Writing

  • Support to maintain relationship with youth networks of different Universities, partner youth organizations and young volunteers.
  • Support to prepare beneficiaries’ stories for the media.
  • Support to prepare content to promote the activities in social media.
  • Support to prepare event reports and annual report of the youth focused programmes.

4. Perform other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in social science, business management, innovation and entrepreneurship, or any related field;
Required experience
6 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience upto 2 years.
  • Previous engagement with youth-related work an asset - experience of volunteering/working/interning in youth focused CSO/s or youth empowerment projects.
  • Demonstrated writing skills and content development
  • Good command of English and Bangla, written and oral; knowledge of regional languages preferred.
  • Demonstrates commitment to UN’s mission, vision and values;
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, diplomacy and sensitivity to confidential matters;
  • Previous assignment in a similar position would be desirable;
  • 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;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other development programme/project experience, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Project implementation and network management,
  • Content development and report writing.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, 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. This is a National UN Volunteer Youth assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Agente de Atendimento Local Floresta+ Nat. Youth UNDP Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000556-10207
Open

Agente de Atendimento Local Floresta+

Agente de Atendimento Local Floresta+

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

Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, Project Management Unit, or their designated representative(s) and the Local Forest+ coordinator, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for the execution at the state level of the actions of the Plan to Support the States of the Legal Amazon, and for the implementation of the Floresta+ Amazônia Pilot Project, including the following activities:

  • To prepare the Working Plan altogether with the Project Management Unit and the Forest+ Local Coordinator, and to execute it as established;
  • To provide face-to-face and remote assistance to owners of rural properties with up to 4 fiscal modules, for access to the owner/possessor center in the Rural Environmental Registry System (SICAR). This service may take place at the Departments of Agriculture, Departments of the Environment, Federations, Unions and Rural Cooperatives and other institutions, according to the activity planning;
  • To help small family farmers of rural properties with up to 4 Fiscal Modules to carry out the declaration of their rural properties in the "CAR - Cadastro Ambiental Rural" and/or the correction of their registers;
  • To support the Local Coordinator in technical training events at the State Secretariats for the Environment and Agriculture, as well as at institutions supporting rural property owners and holders on procedures for joining the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To support, within the scope of State Secretariats, Federations, Unions and Rural Cooperatives, among other institutions, the owners and holders of rural properties of up to 4 fiscal modules, in the process of meeting the notifications and rectification of the CAR;
  • To inform procedures for complying with CAR analysis notifications and the environmental regularization process;
  • To answer doubts regarding the implementation of the "Lei de Proteção da Vegetação Nativa (Código Florestal Brasileiro)", focusing on the possible benefits of recovering areas or forest assets existing in the property;
  • To engage owners and holders to join the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project;
  • To assist potential beneficiaries of the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project in joining the project;
  • Other related tasks may be requested or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments
  • Technical degree in relevant area, e.g. Environment, Environmental Management, Agronomy or related fields is required . Technologist degree will be accepted, e.g. Environmental Management, Agro-computing, Surveying, Agriculture, Agroecology or related areas; and also Bachelor's degree in Geography, Environmental Engineering, Forestry Engineering, Agronomy, Environmental Management, Biology or related fields ;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of "Lei de Proteção da Vegetação Nativa (Código Florestal Brasileiro)" and related regulations is desirable;
  • Certification in courses related to the registration and analysis of rural properties in the "CAR - Cadastro Ambiental Rural" is desirable
Required experience
18 Months
Experience remark
  • Proven professional experience of 18 months in executing services similar and compatible with the assignment is required
  • Proven professional experience in the "CAR - Cadastro Ambiental Rural", for instance, with registration, analysis and assistance to the owner/holder of rural property is required;
  • Experience with federal and/or state public administration institutions is an asset.
Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation
Area of expertise details

Skills and competencies

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent writing, formulation and reporting skills;
  • Rigor and professionalism in the production and editing of documents;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cultural and social awareness;
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a variety of partners, including members of the grassroots community, religious and youth organizations and authorities at different levels;
  • Familiarity with communication for development (C4D) tools and approaches;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national staff;
  • Solid computer knowledge, including proficiency with MS Office tools (Excel, Word, Power Point etc.) and email / internet;
  • Familiarity with database management and office technology equipment;
  • Motivation, ability to work with minimal supervision, and ability to work to tight deadlines;
  • Sound understanding of security requirements.
Driving license
Competencies values
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? 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 10 August 2021, 23h59 Germany time
Entrepreneuriat des jeunes, des femmes et des personnes vivant avec handicap (PVH) Nat. Youth UNDP Comoros
VMAM Code
COMR000051-10198
Open

Entrepreneuriat des jeunes, des femmes et des personnes vivant avec handicap (PVH)

Entrepreneuriat des jeunes, des femmes et des personnes vivant avec handicap (PVH)

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Comoros
Location, Country
Moroni (COM)
Language skills
French
Expected Starting Date
15 August 2021
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Sous la supervision directe de l’Analyste au Programme Croissance Inclusive et Résilience des Communautés Vulnérables, le/la Jeune Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  • Mise en place d’une base de données : regroupant l’ensemble des jeunes, femmes, PVH appuyés par le PNUD dans le cadre de ses programmes et projets.
  • Mise en réseau des jeunes entrepreneurs : le(la) VNU facilitera la mise en réseau de ces jeunes en utilisant des outils innovants tels que des groupes whatsapp, des plateformes d’échange, etc. Une mise en réseau spécifique des jeunes femmes entrepreneures sera envisagée.
  • Suivi des jeunes et de leurs projets : le(la) VNU sera en charge de suivre très régulièrement les jeunes dans leurs parcours d’autonomisation, d’identifier avec eux les opportunités, les problèmes et les solutions. Ceci implique des appels réguliers, des échanges d’emails, etc.
  • Point focal Youthconnekt: le(la) jeune VNU sera le point focal YouthConnekt au sein du bureau en ce qui concerne tous les aspects de mobilisation des jeunes, d’organisation d’évènements (tels que bootcamp, podcats, émissions, etc). Les aspects plus institutionnels relèveront de l’Analyste programme.
  • Recherche de financements et d’opportunités pour les jeunes entrepreneurs : le(la) VNU recherchera activement des opportunités nationales, régionales ou internationales pour renforcer les compétences des jeunes entrepreneurs, accéder à des financements, acccéder à des réseaux panafricains ou internationaux utiles, connecter des jeunes à de potentiels mentors, etc.
  • Recherche de mentors au sein de la diaspora : Il/elle sera responsable d’appuyer l’identification de mentors issus notamment de la diaspora pour accompagner les jeunes dans leurs projets. Il/elle définira sa stratégie avec son superviseur
  • Organisation de rencontres et évènements virtuels ou présentiels avec les jeunes : en collaboration avec les partenaires du PNUD (Girls and Tech, UCCIA, EFOICOM, COMORESLab, etc.), le(la) VNU appuiera la mise en place des évènements réguliers et soutiendra la mobilisation des jeunes pour garantir leur participation.
  • Développement de recommandations pour améliorer le soutien à l’Entrepreneuriat Jeune par le PNUD et ses partenaires : le(la) VNU travaillera avec l’équipe à améliorer constamment l’appui donné par le PNUD et ses partenaires. Il/elle identifiera par exemple des formations ad’hoc à mener, et travaillera en étroite collaboration avec l’Unité de suivi/évaluation du PNUD pour mesurer l’efficacité de l’accompagnement fourni aux jeunes.

Le jeune VNU contribuera également à toute tâche additionnelle liée à l’entrepreneuriat jeune, féminin et celui mené par des PVH.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Diplôme universitaire en Gestion des projets, Entrepreneuriat, Management, Economie, Finances, Commerce, Communication, ou tout autre domaine connexe

Experience remark

Intérêt démontré et/ou expérience d’un (01) an dans l’entrepreneuriat, le développement de start-up, une structure d’incubation, le secteur bancaire des entreprises ; etc.

Une expérience en tant que volontaire et/ou l’expérience d’autres cultures, (par exemple: études, travail en tant que volontaire, stage) seront sérieusement prises en compte

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Small and medium-sized enterprise development, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Motivation à contribuer à la paix et au développement et à servir les autres ;
  • Bonnes compétences interpersonnelles ;
  • Excellentes compétences en matière de réseautage (networking) et de communication ; connaissance avérée d’outils de réseautage en ligne ;
  • Ecrire et parler couramment le Français et le Shikomori ;
  • Connaissances en informatique (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, médias sociaux et autres).
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte créé, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 12 Août 2021
Administrative Associate Nat. Youth UNEP Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001932-10221
Open

Administrative Associate

Administrative Associate

National Youth
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task
  • This UNV position is located in Digital Strategy Section and Content/Client Services section.
  • Contribute to draft terms of reference for consultants and UN Volunteers
  • Assist in the reviewing of qualifications of applicants for consultancies and UN Volunteers posts
  • Ensure that evaluations are undertaken on a timely basis
  • Work with budget administrative support focal points to ensure that all paperwork for recruitments and payments are in order
  • Liaise with consultants and UN Volunteers to ensure appropriate documentation is made for deliverables
  • Carry out other related support tasks when required
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Business administration, Human resource Management, Financial Management or other related field.
Experience remark
  • 0-2 years work experience at the national and/or international level in Administration, Finance or Human Resources or other related field.; experience with two is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office, email, internet) are required.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

Administration, Finance or Human Resources

Driving license
Competencies values
Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ 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: 17 August 2021
Communications Assistant Nat. Youth UNWomen Tunisia
VMAM Code
TUNR000264-10244
Open

Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Tunisia
Location, Country
Tunis (TUN)
Language skills
Arabic
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Country Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer HR Associate will:

• Provide administrative support in the development of a coherent communications and advocacy strategy

• Provide background information for the development of the communication strategy;

• Provide logistical support to advocacy efforts and campaigns by organizing roundtable discussions, press conferences, and other publicity events and providing inputs to briefing materials and press releases, as necessary.

• Provide administrative support to the development advocacy materials

• Draft human-interest stories;

• Draft press releases, articles, key messages and other advocacy materials;

• Review translations and coordinate with printers and other suppliers to ensure timely production of communications products;

• Maintain library/ database of reference materials, photos and videos;

• Follow guidelines from RO/HQ.

• Provide support in the management of the Cluster Office social media presence and website

• Gather information for the development of content for the Cluster Office web pages and social media channels;

• Update social media channels, as required;

• Draft and translate social media posts;

• Maintain files, databases, and systems relevant to the Cluster Office’s digital presence; • Help manage the designer and external communications companies.

• Provide media relations support to the head of office

• Maintain and update database of relevant press in Libya and Tunisia;

• Respond to request for information, as delegated;

• Gather and compile inputs for talking points.

• Facilitate knowledge management and sharing

• Contribute to the identification of best practices and lessons learned;

• Organize trainings and workshops on communication practices;

• Provide/ exchange information with HQ and RO, MCO, and COs.

• Other

• Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor;

• Provide support on special web/digital/media projects undertaken by the Cluster Office

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

• Completion of secondary education is required;

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism is an asset.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

- Between 0 and 2 years of experience

Language skills
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience, Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details

• Experience in the use of computers applications and software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) as well as web based management systems;

• Experience in the use of social media and digital communication

• Other desired technical knowledge;

o 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;

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, 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 Tunisia and legal residents in Tunisia with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 18-08-2021 * 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 Tunisie et les résidents légaux de Tunisie ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 18-08-2021