Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Human Rights Field Officer Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001042-10560
Open

Human Rights Field Officer

Human Rights Field Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Mopti (MLI)
Language skills
English
French
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 Head of the Human Rights Field Office and the overall supervision of the Director of MINUSMA Human Rights and Protection Division, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical area, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Monitor and keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights situation;
  • Visit and monitor detention centres for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Monitor trials for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions; Participate in monitoring activities;
  • Carry out investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;
  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the OHCHR data base;
  • Assist in the designing and the delivery of capacity building activities;
  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as international organizations operating in the country and civil society;
  • Use the OHCHR database to enter cases and document allegations and violations of human rights violations;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the head of field office or the Director of the Human Rights Division;

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Law, political science or social sciences; international specialized studies on human rights preferred.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

24 months of relevant experience in human rights. Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for Human Rights violations is an asset. Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, International law
Area of expertise details

Mastery of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint is required.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, 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: 26-09-2021
Analyste chargé/e de l’Unité Financière d’Appui en Gestion Financière des Programmes (PMSU) Int. Specialist UNWomen Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001044-10624
Open

Analyste chargé/e de l’Unité Financière d’Appui en Gestion Financière des Programmes (PMSU)

Analyste chargé/e de l’Unité Financière d’Appui en Gestion Financière des Programmes (PMSU)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
12 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

Sous la supervision directe de la Deputy Resident Representative, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  1. Gestion financière des programmes/des projets, recouvrement des coûts en soutien aux coordonnateurs de programmes et projets
  2. Mise en œuvre des procédures NIM
  3. Contribution à la préparation des budgets des projets et programmes
  4. Renforcement des capacités des partenaires d’exécution et au partage des connaissances
  5. Appui /conseils à la supervision et à la coordination budgétaires des programmes

  • Analyser le suivi financier en appui aux Coordonnateurs des Programmes :
    1. Vérifier la fiabilité des données financières des projets enregistrées dans les rapports financiers
    2. Suivre la gestion des ressources financières des projets suivant les directives établies par le Bureau du Mali et le siège ;
    3. Conseiller sur les allocations des budgets des programmes, appuyer les révisions budgétaires ;
    4. Contrôler la mise à jour des états de recouvrement des charges sur les programmes et projets et s'assurer que cela est en lien avec la politique de recouvrement des couts du bureau ;
    5. Contrôler à posteriori la conformité des demandes de paiement direct et d'avance de fonds aux partenaires d’exécution en lien avec les manuels et procédures en vigueur ;
    6. Contribuer à la préparation de la revue du Programme pays.

  • Apporter l’appui nécessaire aux partenaires d’exécution des organisations de la société civile et aux partenaires gouvernementaux dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des projets et programmes :

  • Appuyer la mise en œuvre au niveau des partenaires d’une organisation comptable conforme aux règles de gestion de ONU Femmes ;

  • S’assurer que les dépenses effectuées par les partenaires d’exécution sont conformes aux procédures de gestion de ONU Femmes ;
  • Conduire des formations régulières sur le rapportage financier (FACE Form) à l’endroit des partenaires d’exécution et mettre à leur disposition les outils nécessaires ;

  • Assurer que les partenaires d’exécution et le Bureau d’ONU Femmes disposent d’un système de classement harmonisé des pièces justificatives ;

  • Assurer que les copies des pièces justificatives des dépenses réglées en paiement direct, sont communiquées et disponibles auprès des partenaires d’exécution ;

  • Appuyer la réalisation des audits NEX pour qu’ils sont certifiés conformes et accompagner l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre des plans de renforcement de capacité des partenaires d’implémentation, s’assurer que les plans de mise sont disponibles aux niveaux des partenaires d’exécution (IPs) et faire un suivi de leur mise en œuvre.

  • Appuyer le suivi de la mise en œuvre des recommandations des audits

  • Tenir des tableaux de bord et préparer les rapports mandataires sur les ressources du Programme pays et les analyser (ressources centrales du Programme, fonds administrés, autres fonds mobilisés par le Bureau, etc.) à partir des rapports, informations fournies par les unités concernées :

  1. Les outstanding avances ;
  2. Le taux de delivery du Programme ;
  3. Le suivi des recommandations des audits NEX
  4. Le suivi des rapports d’exécution financière globale par composante

  1. Les rapports financiers à soumettre aux bailleurs ;

  1. L’exactitude des dépenses inscrites sur ces rapports y inclus ceux reçus sur papier.

  • Etre le point focal de ONU Femmes dans le cadre du processus HACT (Approche harmonisée du transfert d’espèces) :

  1. Assurer la participation de ONU Femmes aux différentes rencontres inter-agences ;
  2. Assurer l’élaboration et l’exécution/suivi du plan d’assurance institutionnelle d’ONU Femmes ;
  3. Appuyer la réalisation des vérifications ponctuelles et autres activités d’assurance si applicable ;
  4. Conduire les activités d’évaluation des capacités des potentiels/actuels partenaires d’exécution ;
  5. Conduire les vérifications des pièces justificatives transmises par les partenaires d’exécution dans les délai impartis en collaboration avec les assistant-e-s de programmes ;
  • Contrôler la certification les révisions budgétaires réalisées par les Coordinateurs de Programme en assurant le respect des niveaux d'engagement établis dans le cadre de la planification financière et aviser la Direction des erreurs et dépassements des budgets ;

  • Corriger les exceptions du tableau de bord de suivi financier (Dashboard Finance), relatives aux projets sous NEX, les déficits sur les projets en frais partagés et en faire le suivi ;

  • Analyser l'impact des dépenses sur la planification de l'ensemble des ressources, détecter les problèmes de taux d'exécution facilitant la prise de décision et conseiller la Direction sur les actions nécessaires ;

  • Etre Point focal pour le suivi des contributions au niveau du Programme en collaboration avec l’unité M&E ;

  • Participer à la préparation du budget administratif du Bureau (sur financement des ressources régulières et extra-budgétaires) en fournissant des analyses de coût, des projections de dépenses, des revenus sur ressources mobilisées et toute autre donnée liée à cet exercice ;

  • Renforcer les capacités des Coordinateurs et des Assistant(e)s au programme dans la gestion financière des projets et programmes, notamment en matière d'utilisation optimale d'Atlas, et veiller à leur maitrise du suivi budgétaire ;

  • Participer activement aux réseaux de connaissances et d'échanges de ONU Femmes sur les questions de gestion financière des projets et partager l'information avec les collaborateurs et partenaires,
  • Exécuter toute autre activité demandée par le Superviseur.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Diplôme universitaire (Maitrise) en Economie ou un diplôme professionnel en Comptabilité, en Finance ou tout autre diplôme reconnu équivalent.

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

4 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans l’appui aux activités relatives aux programmes idéalement dans le cadre des Nations Unies ou d’ONG internationales.
Parfaite maîtrise des applications informatiques Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
Une expérience avérée dans les processus d’évaluation et de renforcement de capacités des partenaires d’exécution de la société civile et du Gouvernement.
Une expérience avec le Système des Nations Unies et la connaissance du progiciel de gestion ATLAS sont un atout.

Exigences requises pour l’utilisation de l’outil informatique :

• Aisance dans l'utilisation d'ordinateurs et de logiciels de bureautique (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) et internet.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit
Area of expertise details
  1. Gestion financière des programmes/des projets, recouvrement des coûts en soutien aux coordonnateurs de programmes et projets
  2. Mise en œuvre des procédures NIM
  3. Contribution à la préparation des budgets des projets et programmes
  4. Renforcement des capacités des partenaires d’exécution et au partage des connaissances
  5. Appui /conseils à la supervision et à la coordination budgétaires des programmes
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, 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: 26-09-2021
Reporting officer Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001045-10623
Open

Reporting officer

Reporting officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
English
French
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 Deputy Chief of Civil Affairs Division and overall authority of the Chief of Civil Affairs Division (CAD) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the implementation of the Civil Affairs Division’s annual work plan;
  • Support the Civil Affairs Section reporting activities, including thematic and monitoring reports on developments and activities related to the Civil Affairs mandate; Support the monitoring of local social, political, economic, and security contexts, as well as the concerns and perceptions of local populations, in order to assess their potential impact on Civil Affairs activities and to identify needs and priorities of beneficiaries;
  • In coordination with Civil Affairs team leaders in the field, as well as Heads of Unit at Bamako level, prepare regular reports on social cohesion, restoration of state authority, civil society and protection of civilians;
  • Consolidate information from Civil Affairs field offices to prepare daily, weekly and analytical reports in support to the Joint Operation center (JOC) and the Joint Mission Analysis Centre (JMAC) to ensure proper coordination, flow of information and reporting;
  • Verify, analyze and present information obtained from a variety of sources in a logical and orderly manner and with a gender perspective;
  • Identify and provide timely information about potential and imminent conflicts at the local level, enabling information sharing and action to avert the conflict or reduce the risk of escalation;
  • Contribute to overall mission monitoring and planning tools (i.e. Result Based Budget for example) as required; Support follow-up and monitoring of Programmatic, Quick Impact, and Trust-Fund projects, including the identification of best practices;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of Civil Affairs projects, including the impact of the Division’s activities;
  • Coach colleagues in the field to improve their reporting skills; Present the section role and activities at induction programs for incoming new mission staffs;
  • Support the Division’s knowledge and information management processes; Support and oversee inputting of data into the SAGE database;
  • Represent the Civil Affairs Division in coordination meetings; Participate in field visits in support to Civil Affairs activities, when required;
  • Performs other duties as requested in line with the DPKO/DFS Policy Directive on Civil Affairs.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Additional Comments Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations, International Law, Public Administration, Sociology or related fields

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Remark A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience in international affairs, development, administration, international relief operations or peacekeeping operations. International experience is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
International law
Area of expertise details
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good command of French is desirable.
Driving license
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: 26-09-2021
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