Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Event Management Specialist Nat. Specialist UNV Jordan
VMAM Code
JORR000560-10214
Open

Event Management Specialist

Event Management Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Jordan
Location, Country
Amman (JOR)
Language skills
Arabic
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 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 relevant supervision, the UN Volunteer will:

1. Lead on the implementation of the International Volunteer Day (IVD) 2021 activities within Expo 2020

  • Manage ongoing planning and implementation of IVD2021 activities within Expo 2020 in Dubai, including plan development/refinement, agenda setting, client relationship management, sourcing required logistics, etc.
  • Coordinate with relevant partners on IVD2021 programming, including partner UN entities, Expo 2020 management/volunteers, the Ministry of Community Development (MoCD) in the UAE, the Emirates Foundation, Member States expressing interest in IVD2021 programming, and Expo-assigned content vendors, among others.
  • Ensure proper coverage of the IVD2021 messages and activities through social media, Expo’s various channels, and local/regional media.
  • Identify opportunities for linking with relevant ongoing Expo programming with the purpose of magnifying reach, visibility, and audience engagement of IVD2021 messaging and activities.

2. Coordinate UNV’s participation in the UN space at Expo 2020 (the UN Hub)

  • Identify opportunities for linking with relevant UN Hub programming with the purpose of positioning UNV with UAE-based partners.
  • Liaise with the Expo 2020 focal point at the Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) on potential activities identified.

3. Support the development of communications materials related to the IVD 2021 and SWVR2022

  • Support the development of multimedia communications materials related to the IVD 2021 over the course of Expo 2020 and/or related to SWVR2022 regional outreach.
  • Manage inputs for social media dissemination of events and activities described above
  • Produce a final report for public dissemination on all UNV ROAS activities held for IVD2021 or within the Expo 2020.
  • Perform any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University Degree in communications, public relations, social sciences or a related field. Studies or experience in event management, communications, or a related area.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of 3 years of professional work experience in event management, public relations, communications, or a related field;
  • Experience in sourcing a diverse range of multimedia materials (print, web, audio-visuals, social media content) for advocacy or outreach;
  • Self-motivated, with ability to work with minimum supervision and under tight deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, culturally and socially sensitive, with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment;
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including volunteers, UN partners, government, community members, Volunteer Involving Organizations (VIOs), and the private sector;
  • 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;
Language skills
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination Optional,
  • Other development programme/project experience Optional,
  • Public information and reporting Optional,
  • Other communications related experience Optional,
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Jordan and legal residents in Jordan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 11-08-2021
Staff Counsellor Int. Specialist UNDP Jordan
VMAM Code
JORR000561-10235
Open

Staff Counsellor

Staff Counsellor

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Jordan
Location, Country
Amman (JOR)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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

Supervision to be provided by the Staff Counsellor, Office of Human Resources.

  • Provide psychological support to individual personnel working in different geographic locations in person or through tele-counselling services; deliver group sessions for offices and teams on issues of common concern.
  • Provide advice and other support to managers to help them ensure a psychologically healthy workplace.
  • Contribute to the design of policies and guidelines, as well as information / booklets to increase awareness about issues related to mental health and well-being; contribute to/develop promotional materials on key topics.
  • Deliver workshops, trainings, and information sessions on a wide range of topics (e.g. stress management, domestic violence, mental health promotion etc) to ensure that staff regularly receive relevant information and are aware of sources where to find information or assistance.
  • Actively engage with management and staff with a view to identifying their concerns.
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, and plan and implement other staff counselling activities to ensure the provision of cohesive counselling services.
  • At the request of Country Offices in RBAS, undertake missions to assess psychosocial risks and propose interventions to support UNDP personnel.
  • Support the implementation of the UN Psychosocial Response for Covid-19.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Masters or equivalent in clinical psychology, counselling, clinical social work or psychiatry.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • 5 to 7 years of working experience and expertise in counselling is required; experience in working in a hardship location and/or providing counselling in field locations is an asset.
  • Registration as a mental health professional in the country of origin is required.
  • Additional certification in trauma intervention, substance abuse counselling, cross-cultural communication is an advantage;
  • Experience in counselling victims of gender-based violence is an asset;
  • Fluent in English and Arabic
  • Working knowledge of one other language (Spanish, French, Portuguese, Russian) would be an asset;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other health related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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: 17 August 2021