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Associate Supply Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001554-10536
Open

Associate Supply Officer

Associate Supply Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Maban (SSD)
Language skills
English
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 please complete with the function of the supervisor the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Strategy:

  • Prepare plans for delivery of relief items according to operational needs.
  • Apply UNHCR's procurement strategy when planning for purchase of important commodities and services.
  • Through regular physical verification of Property, Plant and Equipment (PPE) establish their status, propose old and obsolete PPE for disposal and plan for the arrival of replacement items.

Operational Support:

  • Contributing within the Multifunctional team to Identify partners, in particular for supply chain projects, based on objectives, priorities, strengths and resources of the partner and/or contractor, according to criteria consistent with UNHCR rules and regulations.
  • Resolve difficulties in the local supply chain by finding solutions to problems and bottlenecks, and provide regular reports on supply chain activities, the status of requests and the availability of items in the supply chain.
  • Ensure timely customs clearance of consignments, and manage storage of goods according to "best practices" and UNHCR rules and regulations.
  • Maintain an efficient system for the release, distribution and redeployment of goods.
  • Coordinate transportation and distribution of relief items.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records on logistical activities and provide timely reports and updates both periodically and on request.
  • Coordinate activities of implementing partners and/or contractors performing supply related activities, and ensure that they understand and adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Through regular physical verification of PPE establish their status.
  • Propose old and obsolete PPE for disposal and plan for arrival of replacement items.

Infrastructure Support:

  • Evaluate purchase requisitions to ensure that specifications, delivery dates and all other requirements are in order.
  • Draft and dispatch quotation requests and/or tenders, assist in the evaluation of offers and draft bid-tabulations, and prepare proposals for award of contracts to the Committee on Contracts.
  • Prepare Purchase Orders and send confirmations, requests for inspection and other correspondence;
  • Monitor the manufacture/transport of ordered goods to ensure timely delivery.
  • Analyse matters relating to procurement activities, and deliver information on all procurement activities within area of responsibility. Provide guidance and advice on UNHCR procurement policies and procedures to support and assist requesting sections.
  • Implement effective asset and fleet management that regularly monitors the asset/fleet pool, saves cost and safeguards the investment of the organisation including receipt, inspection, registration and marking of new PPE, and organisation of the physical verification of PPE.
  • Ensure that PPE agreements are properly issued and signed.
  • Ensure proper preparation of disposal forms and cases for the Asset Management Board.
  • Organise the disposal of PPE, according to Asset Management Board decisions.
  • Provides asset management reports, customised reports, and gathers information on all assets and provides in-depth reports periodically and when requested.
  • Analyse the quality of commodities and services delivered in relation to the needs of the location and established quality standards. Establish a local quality assurance process.
  • Business Support:

  • Analyse the existing infrastructure and ensure that it is optimally aligned with the operational needs.
  • Implement practical projects to improve supply performance that has clear objectives, timescales, tasks and resources defined. Monitor the project implementation and report on progress.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of supply chain related data in relevant business systems. Compile and analyse statistical information, identify trends and developments in supply chain related matters that will assist in decision making.
  • Disseminate, promote commitment to and monitor compliance with UNHCR's global policies, standards and guidance on supply chain management.
  • Adapt local supply chain structures to be consistent with the operational needs. Ensure effective information flow in the supply chain and adapt local process to the prevailing environment.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering, Logistics, Mathematics or related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum 3 years of relevant professional job experience preferable in public procurement.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Logistics and supply management
Area of expertise details
  • Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position such as the Supply Chain Learning Programme (SCLP) is an asset.
  • Other UN procurement and logistics trainings – such as IAPSO and UNPD – is an asset.
  • Knowledge and working experience of PeopleSoft/MSRP Supply Chain applications is an asset.
  • Computer skills: Solid knowledge of Microsoft computer programmes including Acces, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
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
ICT Specialist / Disaster Recovery Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001495-9259
Open

ICT Specialist / Disaster Recovery

ICT Specialist / Disaster Recovery

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
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 responsible SMU Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Maintenance of UN House Data Center and all servers infrastructure from UN House including HP Encloser C7000, HP DL 380 G9 servers, HP 4330/4730/4500/2040 SAN Storage, HP 6600 Switch, HP Virtual Connect and others as required;
  • Coordinate with other units regarding essentials needed for Data center to operate smoothly such as replacing faulty air condition, power supply with backup generator, UPS and networking for connectivity;
  • Maintain VMware Replication between UN House and Tomping for disaster recovery and Business continuity on installed and configured VMware Replication appliance such as HP 2040 SAN Storage for replication;
  • Identify and rectify any replication issues such networking and other errors;
  • Maintenance of all installed and configured VMware Horizon 7.4 VDI infrastructure with its components like Horizon View Administrator, View Composer and SQL database;
  • Provide full range of technical assistance in the area of server operation and administration such as installed, configured and deployed Virtual Infrastructure such as VMware Esxi, vCenter, VDI, Active Directory administration such as set account expiry for user account upon checkout, IP address assignment, DNS and DHCPconfiguration, Internet Proxy settings and SEP antivirus servers/clients update;
  • Monitor and act as required regarding deployment of O365 and windows updates via Microsoft SCCM;
  • Provide 2nd level of support to helpdesk and regional office as required;
  • Perform other related duties as may be required from time to time by FTS Management.
Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: Electronic/Telecommunications Engineering.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the management and deployment of Blade server systems; VDI Infrastructures; Active Directory; IP address assignments; DNS, DHCP, SCCM configurations as per the description of tasks.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other information and telecommunications technology experience
Area of expertise details
  • Good technical knowledge of ICT matters and associated equipment;
  • Basic knowledge of Umoja and iNeed is desirable.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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. Application deadline: 23 September 2021
Civil Affairs Reports Officer Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001510-9638
Open

Civil Affairs Reports Officer

Civil Affairs Reports Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
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 Senior Civil Affairs Officer/Civil Affairs Director, Civil Affairs HQ Information and Analysis Cell Team Leader, or the relevant State Office Team Leader, or periodically their respective designate, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Producing accurate, timely and edited consolidated daily reports based on inputs received from the state and HQ offices or from within a state office. Producing consolidated thematic weekly and monthly reports on the central themes, issues and associated Civil Affairs actions based on inputs received from state and HQ offices, or from within a state office. Reporting to adhere to the key aspects of the UNMISS Civil Affairs mandate, guided by UNSC Resolutions 2304 to assist the protection of civilians and support implementation of peace agreements with emphasis on conflict management including early warning and interventions at the local and state levels;
  • Maintain a mechanism to track use of Result Based Budgeting (RBB) tools and maintenance of the RBB database;
  • Establish and maintain a Civil Affairs Division (CAD) partners/contacts database;
  • Provide of briefings and other analytic reports as required on political developments, peace processes, conflict and insecurity;
  • Working with designated information technology staff to manage Civil Affairs information and produce summary reports;
  • Consolidate for market information received from or produced by a state office(s) and incorporating into a database that produces trends and other summary information;
  • Participate in meetings on behalf of CAD with other UN Agencies, civil society organisations and other partners, both local and international;
  • Liaise with partners to disseminate the UNMISS and CAD mandate;
  • Support the organisation of workshops and other team building activities;
  • Perform and supervise national personnel, governmental or non-governmental counterparts for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;
  • Perform other related tasks as directed by the supervisor, Senior Civil Affairs Officer and/or Director of the Civil Affairs Division.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Conflict management, political science, international relations, public administration, social sciences, anthropology, law, economics or related area;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least minimum three years relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders;
  • Analytical skills in relation to political, security, social and economic dynamics;
  • Proven report-writing in the official language of the mission without the need of further grammatical editing is mandatory;
  • Knowledge management, archiving and documentation is mandatory;
  • Experience in working in the area of conflict management: prevention, mitigation, resolution is preferred.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Political affairs and political reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Experience working in conflict situations an asset;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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. Application deadline: 23 September 2021
Associate Information Analyst Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001555-10602
Open

Associate Information Analyst

Associate Information Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
06 October 2021
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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 Chief Joint Mission Analysis Centre, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Maintain an understanding of the political, security, social-economic, and humanitarian situation in the Mission area and in the region.
  • Identify emerging issues, trends and dynamics that may have implications on the country and ability of the Mission to fulfil its mandate.
  • Collate, analyze and synthesize information to produce accurate and timely JMAC analytical products and briefings.
  • Deliver oral briefings, present visual presentations, and provide decision making advice to diverse audiences in various forums.
  • Assist in the maintenance and coordination of JMAC tools, including “Priority Information Requirements”.
  • Foster effective working relationship within JMAC and with Mission components, UNCT, and other partners.
  • Participate in fact-finding and other missions to the field.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Degree in Political science, Social Science, International Relations, Intelligence and International Security, Journalism, Humanities, Law or related fields.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Minimum three (3) years experience working with security and politically related matters.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Political affairs and political reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Advanced computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Power BI, etc.) are required.
  • Familiarity with mapping software (ARC GIS, etc.) is desired.
  • Excellent drafting skills, reporting, analytical and editing skills are required.
  • Good oral briefing skills are required.
  • Previous international experience in sub Saharan Africa is desirable.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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. Application deadline: 26 September 2021
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000561-10605
Open

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Brazil
Location, Country
Brasilia (BRA)
Language skills
Portuguese
English
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
04 October 2021
Duration
until 31 December 2022
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 the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, and in close collaboration with the SPM&E Team and Programme Sections, the National UN Volunteer Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will undertake the following tasks:

Support the M&E function in UNICEF Brazil and the implementation of the studies, researches and evaluations planned in the Integrated Monitoring, Evaluation and Research Planning (EISI Plan)

  • Support the preparation, consolidation and follow-up of the 2021 and 2022 EISI plan and M&E work plan;
  • Support data collection, data analysis and quality assurance for the studies, researches and evaluations planned for 2021 and 2022.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to M&E and evidence generation activities planned for 2021 and 2022, including the ones related to the Brazil Country Office’s (BCO) responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis.

Support activities related to Situation Monitoring and Assessment

  • Follow national research and databases for the most up-to-date information on the situation of children and adolescents;
  • Help prepare Concept Notes, Terms of References, reports, summary briefs and analyses on a range of themes to support the BCO, including related to the Covid-19 and the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis.
  • Support data collection, updates, quality control and preparation of briefs for a range of local, regional and international initiatives.

Support activities related to Programme Performance Monitoring

  • Support the Deputy Representative, Planning Officer, and SPM&E team in the implementation of mid-year and annual programme reviews;
  • Support data collection and consolidation for reporting on M&E outputs and outcomes during mid-year and annual programme reviews;
  • Support the implementation of SPM&E’s responses to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the Venezuelan Migrant Crisis.

Support the preparation of Country Office Annual Report (COAR)

  • Support data collection, quality control, preparation and consolidation of specific chapters of the COAR 2021.

Support the implementation and management response of selected evaluations and studies

  • Support the design, implementation and management response of the evaluations undertaken and planned for 2021-2022, including the current Country Programme Evaluation (CPE).

Support the implementation of UNICEF’s equity approach

  • Support data collection, analysis and quality assurance of selected initiatives that promote UNICEF’s equity approach, including in the finalization of the current editions of the UNICEF Seal and the Platform of Urban Centres (PCU) initiatives.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant fields, such as Social Sciences, International Relations, Public Policy and Administration, Sociology or Political Science. A Master’s degree would be considered an asset.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Two years practical professional (preferably with international work experience) in monitoring and evaluation, statistics and/or data management.
  • Experience in international development organizations, a human rights organization, or a national development organization (including public sector organizations).
  • Experience in data and information management, including systems such as Excel and statistical and graphics packages (RStudio, SPSS or Stata, Power BI and/or Tableau Knowledge would be an asset).
  • Experience working with microdata from the population Census, School Census and PNADs and GIS softwares, such as ArcGIS and QGIs would be an asset.
Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Statistics, Database design, administration and maintenance
Area of expertise details

Experience/ expertise in statistics is optional but would be a considerable asset.

Specific Technical Knowledge Required

  • Experience in data and information management, including systems such as Excel and statistical and graphics packages (RStudio, SPSS or Stata, Power BI and/or Tableau Knowledge would be an asset).
  • Experience working with microdata from the population Census, School Census and PNADs and GIS softwares, such as ArcGIS and QGIs would be an asset.
  • Solid knowledge of international development and humanitarian issues, including aid policies of major donors particularly those pertinent to UNICEF in Brazil;
  • Solid knowledge of human rights and results-based programming.

Common Technical Knowledge Required

General knowledge of:

  • Computer systems, including internet navigation and office applications;
  • United Nations or other international organizations; good understanding of world affairs, current events and international development issues;
  • Global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and current UNICEF position and approaches;
  • UNICEF goals, visions, positions, policies, guidelines and strategies;
  • UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specially the SGDs for children.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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: 26 October 2021, 23:59 Germany time
Agente de Atendimento Local Floresta+ Nat. Youth UNDP Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000564-10655
Open

Agente de Atendimento Local Floresta+

Agente de Atendimento Local Floresta+

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Brazil
Location, Country
Manaus (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 minimum 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: 26 October 2021, 23:59 Germany time
Local Coordinator Floresta+ Nat. Specialist UNDP Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000565-10656
Open

Local Coordinator Floresta+

Local Coordinator Floresta+

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Brazil
Location, Country
Manaus (BRA)
Language skills
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
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 supervision of the project coordinator, the 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 Supervisor, and to execute it as established;
  • To define adaptive strategies, documentation and procedures to ensure the achievement of expected outputs;
  • To coordinate with the state institution responsible for the CAR to prioritize and increase the efficiency of the analysis of rural properties' CAR whose owners/holders are potential beneficiaries of the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project, as well as to increase the number of CARs i) active; ii) with an approved legal reserve; and iii) in one of the two categories "analyzed without pending" or "analyzing waiting";
  • To plan and to execute campaigns, altogether with the State Environmental Agencies (OEMAs), and other institutions related to the subject, to resolve pending issues in the CAR with the owners/holders of rural properties potentially eligible for the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To define and implement strategies to increase compliance with notifications from the SICAR Owner/Holder Center, and to engage potential beneficiaries of the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To plan and execute campaigns, altogether with the State Environmental Agencies (OEMAs) and other institutions related to the subject, to join the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project with the owners/holders of rural properties potentially eligible for the Forest+ Amazonia Pilot Project.
  • To support the implementation of the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project communication campaign in the UF. The campaigns should be carried out in strategic regions of the state that allow for greater effectiveness of the activity, including actions in several municipal urban centers and rural areas;
  • To coordinate the local UN Volunteers team and counter service activities of the CAR to be provided by the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To participate in training events related to the process of environmental regularization of rural properties promoted by the state or by the Brazilian Forest Service. Attending to all training and knowledge transfer events in the context of supporting the environmental regularization of rural properties through the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To carry out technical training at the State Departments of Environment and Agriculture, as well as at institutions supporting rural property owners and holders, on the procedures for joining the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project;
  • To monitor the progress of the Forest+ Amazonia pilot project activities carried out by partner institutions, in order to identify synergies and redundancies between planned and ongoing actions;
  • To carry out the registration of actions, activities and results achieved;
  • To collect data and information on local actions as required by the Project Management Unit and the Project Technical Coordination Unit;
  • To prepare follow-up reports on local activities;
  • Other related tasks may be requested or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in relevant area, e.g. 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 required
  • Certified in courses related to the registration and analysis of rural properties in the "CAR - Cadastro Ambiental Rural" is an asset
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Proven professional experience of 3 years in carrying out 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 desirable ;
  • Experience with federal and/or state public administration institutions is desirable;
  • Experience executing socioeconomic data, demographic census or related activities is desirable;
  • Experience with projects and teams management is desirable.
Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Development programme/project administration
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 in 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: 26 October 2021, 23:59 Germany time