Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Liberia
VMAM Code
LBRR000197-10658
Open

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Liberia
Location, Country
Monrovia (LBR)
Language skills
English
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

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop the project M&E system and evaluation procedures
  • Develop Project M&E plan and provide periodic progress report against targets
  • Monitor all project activities, expenditures, and progress towards achieving the project output and provide regular updates for CTA/management decisions
  • Regularly collect data and provide input into monthly, quarterly, and annual progress reports on all project activities
  • Work closely with the NEC M&E section to support implementing NEC M&E programs and activities (including advice and ideas to strengthen NEC M&E system)
  • Develop appropriate training package in consultation with NEC M&E section, for staff capacity development
  • Prepare field monitoring reports and help and disseminate same for inputs
  • Work with NEC and the Project to prepare M&E tools for activities implemented with LESP funding, support evaluation of the data, and M&E reporting
  • Conduct capacity assessment on existing monitoring and evaluation system for both, LESP and the NEC; develop indicators and a monitoring strategy for the project
  • Prepare annual LESP monitoring plan
  • Provide regular updates on the project result framework
  • Suggest strategies for improving the LESP’s efficiency and effectiveness by identifying challenges to implementing project activities and developing plans to minimize or eliminate such challenges
  • Participate in annual project reviews and planning workshops and assist the CTA/Project Manager in preparing relevant reports
  • Work with various sections of NEC to prepare, analyze and report on workshop pre and post-test as well as overall evaluation
    Perform any other M&E task as may be assigned by the CTA in support of LESP and the NEC
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Background and/or education in M&E, data analysis, risk assessment, project management/coordination or related field is required
  • Knowledge of M&E software, programs, and products will be a significant advantage
  • Good overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/ internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

  • Good overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/ internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment
  • Experience in development of M&E systems will be an asset
  • Knowledge of M&E software, programs, and products will be a significant advantage
  • Experience with M&E in previous governance projects will be an asset
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Detail orientation and diligent work ethics is a must and will be tested during the selection process.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme/project administration, Election support activities
Area of expertise details
  • Background and/or education in M&E, data analysis, risk assessment, project management / coordination or related field is required
  • Good overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/ internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Detail orientation and diligent work ethics is a must and will be tested during the selection
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Liberia and legal residents in Liberia 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: 26-09-2021
Civic and Voters Education Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Liberia
VMAM Code
LBRR000198-10659
Open

Civic and Voters Education Officer

Civic and Voters Education Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Liberia
Location, Country
Monrovia (LBR)
Language skills
English
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 guidance of the UNDP Chief Technical Adviser (CTA) for Elections, the CVE officer will support NEC and stakeholders involved with CVE activities, to strengthen local capacity. He or she will assist NEC to analyze existing CVE strategies and structure to identify challenges to the conduct of successful, effective, strategic, inclusive, and long-term CVE.

  • Review current CVE framework and approach to identify challenges and recommend solutions
  • Provide support to civic and voter education related to elections
  • Support the planning of CVE-related workshops and trainings
  • Support the assessment and establishment of CVE cells in 73 electoral districts of NEC’s operations
  • Work closely with UNDP Gender Specialist and NEC Gender Unit to ensure that gender equality and social inclusion are promoted through the CVE process
  • Encourage and support collaboration amongst relevant sections within the NEC involved with civic and voter education (Gender Unit, Political Parties Liaison Unit, Communication, amongst others)
  • Support the drafting of thematic documents, including strategies, concepts, plans
  • Support the development of printed and audio-visual civic and voter education materials
  • Support the NEC in developing CVE messaging, addressing inclusive participation, electoral violence, and violence against women
  • Compile and provide regular briefings and reports in the assigned area of responsibility in close collaboration with the CVE director
  • Work closely with NEC Magistrate Offices to ensure adequate CVE implementation at the county-level

Perform other related duties as required and as may be assigned by the CTA or required by the NEC CVE Department

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education, gender studies, political/social sciences, development, law, international relations, or relevant sectors.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least two years of working experience in public outreach, communication, graphic design, civic education, or similar
  • Experience with training and facilitation (including participatory approaches) is required
  • Experience in promoting peaceful societies and good governance is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Good overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/ internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required
  • Knowledge of graphic design will be an asset
  • Previous work with electoral institutions will be an asset
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Election support activities, Public information and reporting, Other educational, teaching or training experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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 Liberia and legal residents in Liberia 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: 26-09-2021