Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
ICT Assistant Nat. Specialist UNICEF Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000398-9893
Open

ICT Assistant

ICT Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Basrah (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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 Chief Field Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV ICT Assistant will:


• Administration of user access, incident management, ICT services, monitor the performance and the service delivery
• Ensure a reliable communication system is administered: SAT phones, IP Telephony and Unified Communications
• Establish periodic user orientation and ICT related training

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A university degree in computer science, telecommunications, information management or related fields; completion of Diploma education supplemented with formal training in Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Engineering may be accepted in lieu of university degree.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of two years of practical work experience in information technology, requiring systematic methods of troubleshooting and problem solving is required, also, practical experience and working knowledge of various computer platforms and applications is required, in additon to providing technical and business Customer Support and Services.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
IT architecture and IT project management, Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration, Other information and telecommunications technology experience
Area of expertise details

Providing assistance to users on IT products and services and use of applications and diagnostic tools is required.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-08-2021
Procurement Analyst Nat. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000417-10678
Open

Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Erbil (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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
  1. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system

  1. Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
  2. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
  3. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.
  4. 2. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

  5. Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  6. Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
  7. Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
  8. Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
  9. Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  10. Management of the implementation of the procurement processes monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement.
  11. Ensures timely delivery of procurement processes for the assigned Projects, which constitute the bulk of the procurement requests.
  12. Ensures elaboration, introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  13. Development and management of the rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.
  14. Management of the e-procurement system in the CO.
  15. Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Procurement.
  16. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.

  • CIPS II or any other procurement training certificate is required.
  • Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web based management systems

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021
Communications and CSOs Engagement Nat. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000418-10682
Open

Communications and CSOs Engagement

Communications and CSOs Engagement

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
7 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 direct supervision of UNDP CO and Tadamon focal points project manager, a UN volunteer performs the following tasks:

  1. Building the Crowdfunding Academy (CFA) Ecosystem
  • Screening and identifying relevant partners to become part of the ecosystem for the CFA – through the Crowdfunding Ecosystem Checklist prepared by Tadamon team; defining the roles of each partner
  • Screening, identifying and registering relevant NGOs/CSOs to benefit from the CFA
  • Ecosystem brainstorming and training on alternative finance mechanisms especially crowdfunding.
  • Drafting inputs for Digital Crowdfunding Academy as a base for all CFAs to be established in other countries
  • Support the materials on the CFA to go online and to UNDP social networks in the country; enabling visibility of the partners, vetted CSOs and projects
  • Helping to define main stakholders in the ecosystem - according to the Ecosystem Mapping Checklist
  • Connecting the Digital Crowdfunding Academy online with the local NGOs
  • Creating a call for applicants to screen and select NGO’s to participate in the Crowdfunding Academy
  • 20 NGOs will be chosen to participate in the process of Digital Crowdfunding Academy. NGOs will follow an online seminars and course Digital Crowdfunding Academy to create their own content for their fundraising (to create their own campaigns). Each NGO will create a campaign with content around their work

2. Training of Trainers for Crowdfunding Academy

  • support the identification of relevant experts for the workshops and those from alternative finance and CSO ecosystem in Iraq
  • Identifying a list of experts (story tellers, content manager, videographers, editors, graphic designers …) who can support CSOs in their campaign
  • Organizing a workshop to train the local experts on how to give the training
  • Contributing to CFA training guideline, manual, program and courses on Digital Crowdfunding Academy

3. Training for CSOs - Crowdfunding Academy

  • Overall support in organization of training
  • Technical support and coordination during the training process

4. Support of NGOs after the training

  • Supporting to the selected NGO’s crowdfunding promotion campaigns
  • Assistance and advising to NGOs in application for TADAMON grants
  • Coordination of publications and awareness raising campaign

5. Manage project communications

In consultation with the UNDP Iraq Communications team:

  • Developing compelling stories/content including blogs, social media posts, web stories, videos
  • Organising and participate in CSO training workshops focused on communications
  • Engaging with local media to boost visibility, as necessary
  • Developing resources/toolkits for NGOs to improve their communications
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in social sciences, communications or related area
Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge of crowdfunding mechanism and experience with crowdfunding campaigns
  • At least a one year of experience of work in NGO sector
  • At least two years experience in communications: story development/content production across a diverse range of channels
  • High motivation on developing CSOs and social projects
  • Coaching experience will be an asset
  • Excellent level of proficiency in English, and Arabic as native language.
  • 2 letters of recommendation
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of basic IT applications
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021