Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Training and Civic Awareness Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000037-10477
Open

Training and Civic Awareness Assistant

Training and Civic Awareness Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Training and Civic Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties. The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of training needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties, (ORPP)
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the ORPP;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;

2. The day-to-day tasks in support of the ORPP expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support ORPP in the elaboration of a comprehensive training action plan and the production of related documentation.
  • Assist in the provision of contents including texts and suggestions for illustrations for the development of training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos);
  • Support the ORPP with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for political party members and other stakeholders.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline:19-09-2021
Research Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000038-10476
Open

Research Assistant

Research Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Research Assistant will:

  1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties (ORPP). The incumbent general duties and responsibilities are:
  • Support the ORPP in the research of best practices on political party registration rules and policies;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;
  1. The day-to-day tasks in support of the ORPP expected to be performed in this assignment include the following:
  • Support ORPP in the elaboration of a research plan identifying key areas and proposing a timeline for its completion.
  • Conduct of desk review of previous research findings identifying best practices on political party registration rules of other jurisdictions.
  • Propose interview schedules for surveys and carry out follow-up communication for the conduct of primary research.
  • Carry out comparative analysis for the identification of opportunities to be considered in the Solomon Islands context.
  • Propose mechanisms to enhance social inclusion in the political party scene. This may include recommendations on the use of women and youth wings to promote gender equality as well as other alternatives to enhance participation of traditionally disadvantaged segments of the population (people with disabilities, rural population) in the decision-making of political parties.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, law or related area
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset;
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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;
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Election support activities
Area of expertise details

Research

Knowledge of Pidgin is required

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
Legal Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000039-10475
Open

Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Legal Assistant will:

  1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties (ORPP). The incumbent ‘s general duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Support the ORPP in the analysis of the legal framework (Constitution, Political Parties Integrity Act and regulations and other legal instruments) to ensure the implementation of ORPP mandate in accordance with Law;
  • Liaise and coordinate with stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;
  1. The day-to-day tasks in support of the ORPP expected to be performed under this assignment include the following:
  • Support the ORPP in the preparation of papers and legal opinions related to the application of the political parties legal framework;
  • Assist the ORPP in the production of guidelines, procedures and practices to streamline the implementation of its mandate;
  • Assist the Registrar and Deputy Registrar in the examination of requirements for the management and processing of applications from political parties including those on registration, deregistration, amalgamation, coalition, candidate nomination and integrity standards;
  • Assist ORPP in the preparation and facilitation of presentations;
  • Support the Registrar and Deputy Registrar in the identification of areas that may require a review of the current legislation;
  • Assist in the review of awareness materials to ensure consistency and compliance with the law;
  • Propose mechanisms to enhance social inclusion in the political party scene. This may include recommendations on the introduction of specific measures such as Temporary Special Measures (TSM) for women as well as other mechanisms to enhance social inclusion and meaningful participation in the decision-making process of political parties.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000041-10474
Open

Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant

Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Civic and Voter Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO). The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of awareness needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) and its Electoral Office
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the SIEC and SIEO;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and SIEO Communications and Awareness Senior Officer;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the mandates of SIEC and SIEO and UNDP SECSIP project implementation;

2. Specific tasks in support of the SIEO expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support SIEO Communication and Awareness Team coordination of civic and voter education outreach programs; contribute to the elaboration of awareness and civic engagement activity plans and the production of related documentation;
  • Assist in development of key messages, provision of contents including texts, scripts and suggestions for illustrations, video and audio productions for civic and voter education and training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos, radio spots
  • Assist in procurement, production and dissemination of civic and voter awareness materials
  • Support the SIEO communication and awareness team with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for civic and voter education teams, conduct training workshops for election officials and other stakeholders;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Assist in the implementation of SIEO strategies and activities related to communication and awareness pertaining to voter registration, national general election, provincial assembly elections and by-elections.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with Solomon Islands Electoral Office Communication and Awareness Senior Officer

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, Communication and sociology or related area
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
Media and Public Relations Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000042-10486
Open

Media and Public Relations Assistant

Media and Public Relations Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Media and Public Relations Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO). The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist SIEO in the planning and development of contents in connection with media and public relations actions to enhance awareness with respect to the mandate of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC) and its Electoral Office
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the knowledge of media professionals on the role of the SIEC and SIEO;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) and SIEO Communications and Awareness Senior Officer ;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the mandates of SIEC and SIEO and UNDP SECSIP project implementation;
  • Any other task as identified by SECSIP Project Manager and the CEO and SIEO Communication and Awareness Senior Officer in consultation with UNDP Project Management.

2. The tasks expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Assist SIEO Communication and Awareness Team to continue building and expanding the relationship with national and international media
  • Support to the strengthening and optimization of networks with media outlets to maximize dissemination of electoral related information through various platforms
  • Assist in the identification of strategies to increase voter awareness outreach and the understanding of the electorate throughout the electoral cycle . ;
  • Assist in development of key messages, provision of contents including texts, scripts and suggestions for illustrations, video and audio productions for civic and voter education and media training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos, radio spots and other voter awareness materials
  • Assist in the procurement of media services , in the production of contents and dissemination through different type of media channels including social media platforms
  • Support the SIEO communication and awareness team with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of media training sessions for media professionals on election and democracy related issues
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Assist in the implementation of SIEO strategies and activities related to communication and awareness pertaining to voter registration, national general election, provincial assembly elections and by-elections.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with Solomon Islands Electoral Office Communication and Awareness Senior Officer.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, public relations Communication and sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Political affairs and political reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
Field Monitor Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000171-10500
Open

Field Monitor

Field Monitor

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
Nablus (PSE)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the head of Monitoring & Evaluation unit, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Conduct data collection, using WFP M&E tools, for the following monitoring types:

  • Distribution Monitoring for the in-kind modality
  • Post distribution monitoring at household level
  • Monitoring visits to shops
  • Ad-hoc M&E data collection
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

  • Bachelor degree in social science or equivalent field;
Required experience
6 Months
Experience remark

at least 6 months in social work and community engagement .

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Social work, Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in social work;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS 3261.7. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 21-09-2021
Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000040-10501
Open

Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant

Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Training and Civil Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties. The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of training needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties, (ORPP)
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the ORPP;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;
  • Any other task as identified by SECSIP Project Manager and by the Registrar or Deputy Registrar in consultation with UNDP Project Management.

2. The tasks expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support ORPP in the elaboration of a comprehensive training action plan and the production of related documentation;
  • Assist in the provision of contents including texts and suggestions for illustrations for the development of training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos);
  • Support the ORPP with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for political party members and other stakeholders;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details

Knowledge of Pidgin is required

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 21-09-2021
Procurement & Assets Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000043-10541
Open

Procurement & Assets Assistant

Procurement & Assets Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Procurement & Assets Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO). The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of SIEO procurement related needs and raise awareness on procurement policies meeting international best practice standards
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the mandates of SIEO contributing to UNDP SECSIP project implementation.

2. The day-to-day tasks in support of the SIEO expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Assist SIEO in the planning, development and execution of procurement plans in alignment with the mandate and priorities of the Solomon Islands Electoral Commission (SIEC), its Electoral Office and Solomon Island Government procurement rules and policies.
  • Contribute to the preparation, evaluation and conduct of tenders for the procurement of goods and services, including scope of work and technical specification, requests for quotes and calls for expressions of interest from vendors, pre-qualification exercises and other procurement actions to ensure Best Value for Money.
  • Regularly maintain physical and digital filing of procurement related documentation.
  • Undertake market research for the identification of potential vendors
  • Inform vendors and/or partners of the policies and procedures for the conduct of procurement actions;
  • Assist in the steps to undertake contract amendment whenever necessary and recommend actions to address non-compliance.
  • Monitor contract execution maintaining a record of previous contracts and performance assessments ;
  • Assist in the preparation and conduct of a preliminary assessment of existing asset management systems and procedures in compliance with SIG asset management policies;
  • Assist in the formulation/review of an Asset and Procurement Management Policy;
  • Create an Asset Register for the recording and continuous updating of SIEO assets;
  • Any other task as identified by the CEO in consultation with UNDP SECSIP Project Management.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in asset and procurement management or related area
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies with the Ministry of Infrastructure, public works or with Ministry of Finance or other Ministries or agencies in sectors that deal with assets and procurement or in private businesses in assets and procurement sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with Government assets and procurement rules will be an asset.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally 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.
  • Self-motivated; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details

Knowledge of Pidgin is required

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 23-09-2021
Logistics and Warehouse Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000044-10542
Open

Logistics and Warehouse Assistant

Logistics and Warehouse Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Logistics and Warehouse Assistant will:

  1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Solomon Islands Electoral Office (SIEO).

The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of SIEO logistic and warehousing related needs
  • Support awareness raising actions on logistics policies meeting international best practice standards
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the mandates of SIEO contributing to UNDP SECSIP project implementation.

  1. The daily tasks in support of SIEO expected to be performed under this assignment include:
  • Assess logistics and warehouse practices currently in place and provide recommendations for their improvement in line with Solomon Islands Government requirements.
  • Propose alternatives for better use of space and asset location preventing misplacement/loss of items.
  • Conduct of periodical asset inventory.
  • Preparation of templates to record incoming and outgoing assets, equipment’s and other items.
  • In consultation with SIEO team working on Operations, Procurement and Assets, analyse and make recommendations to improve record keeping related to access to the warehouse, asset location systems, authorization for asset removal/transport for the utilization of equipment/goods under storage and continuous update of the registry and records.
  • Identification of assets that require periodical verification of their technical conditions/functioning making arrangements for such actions to be conducted in a timely basis
  • Identify and make arrangements for assets that need to be disposed off,
  • Perform other tasks as requested by SIEO Senior Management in consultation with UNDP SECSIP Project Manager.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelors degree in Logistics and Warehouse management with experience in logistics and warehouse management or a diploma in a relevant area, e.g. filing management, logistics, data recording or related area;

Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of studies either in public service or private entities especially in logistics or warehouse management will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Logistics and supply management
Area of expertise details

Knowledge of Pidgin is required

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 24-09-2021