Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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
Communications & Social Media Specialist Nat. Specialist UNDP Kazakhstan
VMAM Code
KAZR000285-10363
Open

Communications & Social Media Specialist

Communications & Social Media Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Kazakhstan
Location, Country
Nur-Sultan (KAZ)
Language skills
English
Russian
Kazakh
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 Communications and Advocacy Officer, the national UN Volunteer – Communications & Social Media Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

Social media management and visualization:

  • Manage UNDP Kazakhstan social media - Twitter, Instagram, Facebook: a) develop content strategy; b) plan content posting; c) perform regular engagement monitoring and analysis;
  • Develop and design the social media assets in various formats (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) for greater engagement of the social media audiences;
  • Undertake social media audit at the end of 2021;
  • Design infographics, presentations and other corporate material (leaflets, brochures, manuals) disseminated to the Government, partners, donors, public
  • Identify innovative ways and new communications tools to display / promote the work of UNDP Kazakhstan;
  • Support the communication team in developing digital content such as videos, photo exhibits, podcasts, etc. to promote key themes (climate change, inequalities, gender equality), major events and keyprogramme results.

Website management:

  • Regularly update UNDP Kazakhstan website content based on the corporate requirements in cooperation with the ICT and communication team;
  • Contribute to the UNDP Kazakhstan website content development and design;
  • Build the research and publications section on the website as a repository of the knowledge materials produced by UNDP Kazakhstan.

Communication and advocacy materials/capacity building:

  • Identify innovative opportunities and new communications tools and platforms to display the key work of the UNDP Kazakhstan;
  • Assist the Communication team with any tasks related to communication and advocacy (producing stories, press releases, speeches, etc.)

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of degree: Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Digital Marketing, Social Sciences, or similar

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of professional experience relevant to communication, print and broadcast media or interactive digital media, at either the national or international level

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kazakh(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Advanced user level in social media management and monitoring tools and instruments, hashtag monitoring for campaigns, influence management, etc (e.g. Hootsuit,Tweetdeck, etc);
  • Portfolio of implemented social media campaigns, including with the participation of social media influencers; website optimization for search engines;
  • Experience with development and implementation of communication strategies;
  • Proficiency in using the following applications:
    • Microsoft Office Suite, email/Internet, Teams, Zoom
    • Canva, Piktochart, Adobe Photoshop, Prezi, Adobe Illustrator, etc.
  • Strong copywriting, editing skills
  • Creative skills & nature

Advantage:

  • Skilled in web and graphic design
  • Video editing and design

Language skills: Fluent in English, Kazakh and Russian.

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Kazakhistan and legal residents in Kazakhistan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
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
Communications Specialist Nat. Specialist UNWomen Kazakhstan
VMAM Code
KAZR000291-10670
Open

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Kazakhstan
Location, Country
Nur-Sultan (KAZ)
Language skills
English
Russian
Expected Starting Date
01 January 2022
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UN Women’s Peace, Security & Humanitarian Specialist, the UNV Communications Specialist will:

a. Developing and Implementing Communication and Outreach Plans:

  • Develop communication and outreach plans for projects under the WEE & WPS/HA portfolio
  • Advise in terms of message formulation and identification of effective communication channels for reaching the target groups
  • Provide advice on communication and outreach strategies into programme implementation
  • Maintain close contact with the media representatives in the region, provide support to building partnership with the media
  • Provide advice and guidance to and coordinate with Country Offices for a harmonious implementation of communication and outreach plans
  • Provide support for the implementation of project events and report them accordingly
  • Prepare media advisories to announce events to the media and draft media releases to send out after/right at the end of the events
  • Prepare drafts of texts about project activities and achievements for the regional website
  • Provide support in preparing short video clips containing statements from project beneficiaries, experts, stakeholders, and partners, dedicated to important topics and events, and help in distribution of such video materials through media, social media and other channels
  • Develop and organize regional social media and other campaigns

b. Contributing to Knowledge Building and Management:

  • Contribute to the identification of best-practices. Draft success stories (including human interest stories and testimonials by project partners and beneficiaries, and communications assets) and other communications products (infographics etc.) for distribution. Conduct simple interviews where necessary
  • Develop and disseminate outreach communication materials, presentations, knowledge products, and other relevant documentation
  • Support programme and policy colleagues with the development, branding and design of publications and relevant knowledge materials
  • Utilize social networking and other media strategies for advocacy and promotion
  • Seek, follow-up on and provide content for any information campaign and outreach opportunity with partnering UN agencies and other partners

c. Maintaining Web/Online Presence:

  • Develop content for the regional website and social media accounts
  • Improving ways on how information, statistics and results are organised so that high-quality data and statistics support project’s key messages, and that information and communication is organised in an appealing manner

d. Ensuring Programme Visibility:

  • Provide support in presenting important project results – success stories, using as many communication channels as possible in close cooperation with partnering UN agencies
  • Ensure a unified visual identity for all program activities, materials, and events. Oversee the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g., quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design)
  • Ensure that all communication activities are implemented in line with UN Women Regional Communications Strategy and donor guidelines on communication and visibility
  • Seek and follow-up on opportunities to enhance visibility of programme results

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Communication, Media, Journalism, International Relations, or a related field;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years experience at the national or international level in communications, social and online media, PR/media outreach, campaigning, outreach and/or advocacy.

Experience in desktop editing/publishing, copy-editing and production.

Experience in journalism, web publishing and public relations.

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • 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;

· Sound security awareness;

  • Have affinity with or interest in the humanitarian-development nexus, Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license
Competencies values
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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Kazakhistan and legal residents in Kazakhistan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 28-09-2021