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Local Coordinator Floresta+ Nat. Specialist UNDP Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000557-10205
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Local Coordinator Floresta+

Local Coordinator Floresta+

National Specialist
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
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: 19 September 2021, 23h59 Germany time
Evaluation Officer Int. Expert UNICEF Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000461-10529
Open

Evaluation Officer

Evaluation Officer

International Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 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 Regional Adviser - Evaluation (please complete with the function of the supervisor), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

The post provides support to the evaluation portfolio as it relates to EAPRO’s regional evaluation strategy and its associated Annual Workplan. The UNV Evaluation Officer will be tasked with the following:

  1. Support the RA-Ev (and / or MCES) on major evaluations and related evaluative work
  • Gather key background documents for use in the scoping and execution of evaluations
  • Support the process for the development of evaluation terms of reference, which includes managing and/or guide consultants in delineating the scope of the evaluation and engaging in consultations with evaluation stakeholders
  • Participate in procurement and recruitment of the evaluation team, which includes reviewing of proposals submitted by preparing tabulation of applicants background, skills and experience that will feed into the selection process;
  • Collect and present relevant information for all phases of the evaluation in a concise and digestible format for use by consultants
  • Examine interim products and drafts report; consolidate comments by all reviewers for transmission to the consultants
  • Support evaluation report editing and formatting for publication
  • Knowledge management (KM): help develop the electronic repository of evaluation-related publications (UNICEF uses SharePoint for its KM), reports and data sets for use in the evaluation and maintain until project finalization
  • Provide quality professional support to ongoing EAPRO Evaluation section activities, including background research and scoping for upcoming evaluations.

  1. Provide support in the management of ad-hoc evaluative work as stipulated in the Regional work plan:
  • To provide quality support to drafting concept notes, dissemination of reports, including contributing to scanning of recent articles and publications to keep abreast of new approaches in evaluation and partnership for evaluation
  • Gathering research evidence, and other inputs to support evaluations, including design and support to colleagues in online polling, surveying, and rapid data collection
  • Support methodology related work in the evaluation section of EAPRO
  • Promote the evaluation function in the region
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

  1. Provide support to systems development and maintenance of performance data and reporting for the evaluation function:
  • Further develop team performance monitoring systems and ensure these are updated on a regular basis against workplan objectives and targets
  • Support the evaluation function’s annual reporting requirements, and providing comments and analysis on country annual reports
  • Organize evaluation workshops as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master's degree in Statistics, Monitoring, and Evaluation, or Social Sciences.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level with experience of the UN or other international development organizations
  • Experience in fields such as monitoring, evaluation, systems development or performance assessment would be an advantage
  • Excellent English oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, other UN organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of humanitarian and development evaluations and evaluative initiatives
  • 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; office technology equipment; experience (or an aptitude to learn) in IT applications for surveying is desirable; familiarity with database management is also desirable
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Sound security awareness
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNICEF’s commitments for a better future for children, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 22 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
Programme Support Associate for Afghanistan Int. Specialist UNV Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000464-10657
Open

Programme Support Associate for Afghanistan

Programme Support Associate for Afghanistan

International Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Dari
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
4 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Manager for Asia and the Pacific or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Programme Support Associate will:

Support to UN Volunteer mobilization and management

  • Ensure an understanding of UNV’s mandate, key offers and the added value that UN Volunteer assignments by UN Agencies;
  • Support identification of volunteer placement opportunities and present UNV value proposition and volunteer modalities with the objective of maximizing international and national volunteer presence, including collaboration in the preparation of descriptions of assignment, with partner agencies and other partners;
  • Support briefings and debriefings for incoming and outgoing UN Volunteers, including personal support and guidance to UN Volunteers serving in the country;
  • Work closely with the Field Security Officer and provide support to the UN Designated Official to ensure a detailed understanding among UN Volunteers on all security-related issues;
  • Monitor the well-being and performance of serving UN Volunteers;
  • Support the deployment and assignment management of all UN Volunteer modalities;
  • Support the recruitment of national and international UN Volunteers as well as other administrative duties for placement and management of UN Volunteers assigned to the country in line with the conditions of service and in close coordination with the relevant organizational units;
  • Participate in UN thematic forces, conflict and post-conflict needs assessments to identify opportunities for volunteer placement;
  • Support development and implementation of the UNV country programme’s annual work plan, including reporting on UNV support funds and budget;
  • Assist on the logistical and travel arrangements of arriving UN Volunteers and his/her recognized dependents;
  • Maintain up to date contact records of all serving UN Volunteers, including their recognized dependents;
  • In close coordination with the Communications Associate in the Regional Office, support in the preparation, dissemination and presentation of country-specific promotional information on the mandate and work of UNV with relevant development partners and the media.

Emergency Support

  • Ensure regular monitoring of well-being and duty of care of the UN Volunteers;
  • Analyse the situation in the country and suggest respective actions to the supervisor;
  • Act as an emergency contact point for information updates on the safety and whereabouts of the UN Volunteers under any emergency conditions;
  • In close coordination with relevant organizational units and in contact with the Host Entities, update the lists of emergency entitlements and other allowances for the UN Volunteers;
  • Consolidate and update the lists of the UN Volunteers and their whereabouts in case of emergency;
  • Support evacuation and relocation of UN Volunteers, if applicable;
  • Keep updated on the continuity plans of the Host Entities;
  • Collect and analyze information of re-purposing of the UN Volunteer assignments.

Administrative and logistical support

  • Maintain inventories of all UNV-supplied, non-expendable equipment, and ensure records of all items purchased for UNV-executed projects are submitted to UNV headquarters;
  • Maintain general office files and keep information and reference material in a manner that allows easy reference and retrieval.

  • Perform other duties as may be required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in programme management support services;
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of volunteerism and previous experience in a volunteer organization is an advantage;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Knowledge of volunteerism and previous experience in a volunteer organization is an advantage;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26 September 2021
Associate Policy Officer Nat. Specialist DSS Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000465-10668
Open

Associate Policy Officer

Associate Policy Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
DSS
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Senior Policy Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Associate Policy Officer will:

  • Assist in policy development with the aim to support security professionals deployed in the field in the implementation of UNSMS policy guidance;
  • Monitor and respond, in a timely manner, to policy queries from field security personnel;
  • Support the identification, development and management of strategic partnerships to improve safety and security of humanitarian personnel and protection of United Nations personnel in the field;
  • Carry out research and analysis on policy issues to support the development of policies, programmes and activities while taking note of operational requirements and inputs from the field;
  • Provide support towards the development and management of intergovernmental dialogue;
  • Conduct research on a diverse range of assigned issues in security and other area(s) of specialization using multiple research sources; select relevant material, analyze information and present findings for internal review;
  • Assist in the preparation of drafts of background papers, studies, reports, etc. on a wide range of security issues;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in security, political science, human rights, international affairs, law or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in security, political science, international relations, law, human rights or related area
  • Prior experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written skills, excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision and with tight deadlines
  • Sound security awareness.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other security and protective services experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams