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UNV Research Associate Nat. Specialist UNDP Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000654-10634
Open

UNV Research Associate

UNV Research Associate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Bangladesh
Location, Country
Dhaka (BGD)
Language skills
English
Bengali
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of SPPS Project Manager the NUNV will work to support the SPPS project on key coordination, logistical, and deliverable objectives being carried out by various members of the SPPS team. The deliverables by the consultant are time-bound and related to specific tasks that need to be completed in support of priority objectives under which the project is working toward. The consultant will work closely with the other members of the technical team including Livelihood Specialist, Training Specialist, M&E Specialist and MIS Associate, and ensure programmatic supports as per requirements. He will have to support and participate in conducting in-depth research and analysis of primary and secondary data (either collect data/information through web search and/or visits key focal points of social protection programmes implementing ministries) and assist in preparing policy presentation and briefs. In collaboration with colleagues, the consultant will support critical research and policy development objectives under the policy exploration phase of developing a national social insurance scheme, researching the viability through piloting on universal old age and persons with disability allowance, and support critical economic and coronavirus social protection research. The consultant will be assigned for working with SPPS project of UNDP within the scope of Cabinet Division and GED.

Specific duties to include:

Working closely with the government counterpart in Cabinet Division and other social protection implementing ministries/divisions, provide data collection, research, and documentation support in the ongoing formulation process of NSSS Action Plan (Phase 2) and subsequent progress tracking of the implementation of the Action Plan:

  1. Support formulation of NSSS Action Plan and monitor its implementation progress
  • Assist in preparing a database of NSSS Action Plan items of each ministry/division
  • By coordinating with the implementing ministries/divisions, update the database with progress tracking information
  • Provide support in documentation of the NSSS Action Plan related information and data received from the line ministries
  1. Provide administrative and logistics support to the Cabinet Division’s Social Protection branch
  • Assist the social protection branch of Cabinet Division in organizing consultation meetings, and workshops on social security.
  • Assist in preparation of meetings/workshops’ notices, minutes, and other documents
  • Maintain and regularly update a database of social security focal points of implementing ministries/division
  • Assist in any other related matters as deemed required.
  1. Provide technical support in the development process of Cabinet Division’s digitized dashboard on social security:
  • Support the dashboard development process through coordination, data collection, data entry and other relevant tasks
  • Provide support through research, and documentation.
  1. Under the supervision of ICT Expert, assist in updating Cabinet Division’s website on Social Security
  • Provide support in updating the website with information on activities such as news, events, publications, e-library, and other related information
  • Designing visual imagery and sample pages including colors and fonts for the website.
  • Assist in developing the capacity of project staff in updating, accessing and usage of the website on social protection
  • Assist in any other related matters deemed required.
  1. Provide administrative and logistical support to SPPS Programme
  • Undertake logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements of meetings, workshops, and events organized by the project
  • Facilitate upload/update of project documents, reports, evaluation reports and other relevant documents to SharePoint
  • Maintenance of records, files, and documents; draft general correspondence and general reference documents; organize data and information for reporting
  • Make travel arrangements for the team members, including travel requisitions and claims for field missions
  • Provide support to Financial and Administrative Assistant.
  1. Assist in drafting and design of various knowledge products, infographics
  • Assist in drafting knowledge products such as infographics, booklets, templates etc. on the SPPS Programme and various aspects of social security
  • Assist in overall design of knowledge products including cover design, formatting, etc.
  • Coordinate overall publication process with all parties involved
  • Maintain and update inventory of all knowledge products.
  • By coordinating with the Communication Officer and other project staff, provide technical and editorial support for contents for social media
  1. Provide support in diagnosing and troubleshooting hardware and software issues faced by project staff
  • Monitor and maintain the Network, Routers, Printers, and other devices to prevent faults occurring
  • Assist with the installation of the software packages, basic maintenance of hardware and software
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all infrastructure equipment.

  1. Any other relevant tasks as assigned by the Project Manager time to time.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A minimum of Bachelor Degree is required. In exceptional cases, UNDP may consider a candidate who have the experience and skills meet the criteria.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge and understanding of the social security policies along with the socio-economic context of the host country
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with stringent deadlines;
  • Solid overall computer literacy and experience in data collection, analysis, communication with relevant stakeholders.
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with project team including field level staff members;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is required in both English and Bangla.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other development programme/project experience, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details
  • Programme coordination support on key priority research objectives.
  • Computer literacy is essential (particularly MS Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD).
  • Design of various knowledge products, infographics.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, 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. This is a National UN Volunteer Specialist 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.
UNV Project Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000655-10637
Open

UNV Project Assistant

UNV Project Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Bangladesh
Location, Country
Dhaka (BGD)
Language skills
English
Bengali
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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

The Government of Bangladesh has formulated the National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) with the objective of tackling poverty and vulnerability by contributing to human resource development which will have particular focus on child social protection. Therefore, the NSSS adopts the social protection programmes for families with children as the primary challenge. The SPPS Programme supports the government in implementation of the NSSS which recommends child social protection as the most important agenda of social protection reforms. Thus, the development of child social protection and nutritional upliftment has come to be most prominent engagement of SPPS Programme.

In view of the above, the SPPS Programme is looking for a young professional (with Bangla and English language proficiency) capable of working collaboratively, having research aptitude on social issues, and with technical expertise of child social protection and nutrition for a certain period to work directly in the SPPS Programme which operates in different ministries and offices.

As an effort to increase its internal capacity, SPPS Programme prefers a qualified young professional with the interest on social development policy, child social protection and nutrition (with Bachelor’s degree preferably with major in nutrition or child development) who will support Cabinet Division and GED in implementation of NSSS. Some of the salient expected deliverables are:

Specific duties to include:

  • Support the SPPS team in analysis of the government policy on child social protection in NSSS, Five Year Plans, SDGs and to point out prioritized policy areas for supports.
  • Assist in developing knowledge products on key emerging issues relating to child social protection and nutrition.
  • Review reports and strategy papers on social protection.
  • Assist in preparing policy presentation and briefs
  • Support and participate to conduct in-depth research and analyse primary and secondary data
  • Assist M&E and MIS personnel in collection, review and analysis of MIS data.
  • Support in analysing correlation between poverty reduction and improved nutrition for children
  • Assist in Administrative Works

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Sociology, law and justice or similar discipline.

Required experience
6 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 6 months relevant working experiences including in child focused social protection, nutrition, research, development issues, data analysis and reporting;
  • Drafting policy papers, policy briefs, communication contents;
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with project team including field level staff members;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with stringent deadlines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is required in both English and Bangla. Bangla typing skills will be considered as an added value
  • Good IT knowledge with proven skills
  • Previous experience of working in the UN or other international organization will be an advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details
  • Computer literacy is essential (particularly MS Office Suite)
  • Knowledge of the local development context; local economic context (importance of SDG achievements, economic policies, etc.)
  • Research aptitude on diverse issues such as social development, poverty and inequality and food security.
  • Preparing policy presentation and briefs.
  • Assist proper logistic arrangement in the project board meeting.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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.
Chargé·e de communication Nat. Specialist UNDP Tunisia
VMAM Code
TUNR000267-10664
Open

Chargé·e de communication

Chargé·e de communication

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Tunisia
Location, Country
Tunis (TUN)
Language skills
Arabic
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Sous la supervision directe de la Conseillère Technique Principale du projet Entrepreneuriat pour le Développement, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:  Identifier les opportunités pour maximiser la visibilité du projet E&D ; planifier, organiser et mettre en œuvre des événements de visibilité pour les étapes importantes du projet (c'est-à-dire les ateliers, les programmes de formations, la livraison de produits, etc.).  Planifier et développer du contenu et des messages pour les publics cibles pertinents, en arabe,en français, et éventuellement en anglais avec le soutien de l’équipe projet.  Appuyer l’élaboration des communiqués de presse, des discours, de blogset des citations pour les événements et les médias sociaux.  Assurer la gestion des réseaux sociaux pour le projet E&D et la diffusion des informations pertinentes sur les réseaux, en coordination avec la chargée de communication du bureau.  Cartographier/sélectionner les outils les plus efficaces (y compris les documents de plaidoyer et de presse, les histoires d'intérêt humain, le multimédia) et les canaux (y compris les médias, le Web et les médias sociaux, les bulletins d'information, les événements, les briefings, d'autres plateformes/forums) pour atteindre les publics cibles.  Identifier et assurer la liaison avec les principaux influenceurs des publics cibles en Tunisie, y compris les médias. Établir et maintenir une base de données des médias pour les médias du pays et assurer la liaison régulière avec les journalistes pour assurer une couverture positive et optimale du projet.  Conceptualiser, rédiger et/ou coordonner la production de matériel pour communiquer les résultats du projet en travaillant avec l'agence de publicité et de design professionnelle.  Assurer une cohérence dans la visibilité du projet et le développement d’outils de communication.  Coordonner avec les différents prestataires le développement des outils de communication et l’organisation d’évènement.  Appuyer la rédaction des Termes de références, en relation avec la communication, nécessaire à la mise en œuvre du projet E&D et des initiatives connexes.  Se déplacer dans les régions pour l'organisation d'événements et pour la couverture de visibilité.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Diplôme en communication, relations publiques, journalisme, ou alternativement, sciences sociales, sciences économiques, sciences politiques, études internationales.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

 Très bonne maitrise des outils informatiques (Word, Excel, Power Point, Email sous environnement Microsoft, logiciels d’inforgraphie).

 Très bonne connaissance des réseaux sociaux (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, etc) Compétences et valeurs :  Au moins 3 ans d'expérience professionnelle et des compétences démontrées dans l'élaboration de matériel de communication, le partage d'informations, les activités de communication, les relations avec les médias et le développement de messages.

 Expérience antérieure de la production de documents écrits en français et arabe attrayants et faciles à lire tels que des brochures, des rapports, des communiqués de presse.

 Expérience dans le domaine de l’entrepreneuriat est un atout.

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

Expertise en communication et expertise multimédia modérée à forte : capacité à adapter, développer, produire et diffuser des produits de communication multimédia

 Excellente connaissance de word, des tableurs et des logiciels de présentation. Compétences en informatique, informatique et multimédia (y compris l'utilisation d'Internet, du Web, de Power Point et de l'expérience avec des photographies et des vidéos).

 Excellentes compétences orales et écrites; excellentes capacités de rédaction, de formulation et de rapport

 Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles; culturellement et socialement sensible; capacité à travailler de manière inclusive et en collaboration avec un éventail de partenaires, y compris des membres de la communauté de base, des organisations religieuses et de jeunesse et des autorités à différents niveaux ; connaissance des outils et approches de communication pour le développement

 Excellentes capacités de coordination et de travail d’équipe, notamment à distance ;

 Excellente capacité à gérer efficacement des tâches multiples et variées, à identifier des priorités et à compléter les tâches en temps voulu et à à travailler de façon autonome et proactive ;

 Capacité à travailler et à s'adapter professionnellement et efficacement dans un environnement stimulant; capacité à travailler efficacement dans une équipe multiculturelle de personnel international et national ;

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
EN * 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: 29-09-2021 * 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 : 22-09-2021