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Project Support Officer Int. Specialist UNODC Somalia
VMAM Code
SOMR000568-9766
Open

Project Support Officer

Project Support Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Somalia
Location, Country
Mogadiscio (SOM)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the project coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Project Support Officer will assist in the implementation of activities that are carried out under the “GMCP GARS” dealing with maritime crime and criminal justice chain. In particular the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Development, implementation and evaluation of the programme activities under the Global Maritime Crime Programme particularly those related to Maritime Crime, and Criminal justice, including support to prisons holding piracy prisoners transferred from third party states and other criminal justice support delivered in the region and broader prison reform in Somalia, e.g Joint Correction Programme;
  • Support identifying technical assistance needs for capacity building and develop sustainable strategies to reform and strengthen thecapacity of maritime law enforcement and other criminal justice authorities in the region, including on improved detention and transfer activities;
  • Support input on project/programme and/or budget revisions, the preparation and dissemination of costed work plans, terms of references and other related project documentation on maritime crime and detention and transfer;
  • Contribute with substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participation in evaluations or research activities and studies;
  • Related to the above task, support monitoring and evaluation activities of the GARS Programme support by developing, participating and supporting evaluation of prison support activities, including compiling and collating information to be submitted to UNODC prison experts and management for further analysis;
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, briefing notes, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc, relating to maritime crime issues in the region;
  • Provide administrative and substantive support to the regional programme coordinator in view of consultative and other meetings, workshops, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing back-ground documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc;
  • Provide administrative action related to the procurement of equipment and services including drafting of TOR for procurements, contracts for consultants, related payment requests, and monitoring and follow-up on such requests in line with UN financial rules and regulations;
  • Support field missions to locations in the region where GMCP carries out programme activities, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc; Perform any other duties as required/assigned.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in justice, or development sectors, or other relevant programmes;
  • Experience in related programming in post-conflict environments and least developed countries is an asset.
  • Experience in criminal justice is an asset, as is experience in martime law
  • Experience project management and programme support in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Fluency in English, i.e. oral and written proficiency, is required. Working knowledge of other United Nations official languages is highly desirable.
  • 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Criminal law, Legal research, Legal training
Area of expertise details

Justice, law, criminology, international relations, business and administration or other relevant social science area.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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. Application deadline: 28 July 2021
Donor Communication Specialist Int. Expert UNICEF Cote d'Ivoire
VMAM Code
CIVR000161-10094
Open

Donor Communication Specialist

Donor Communication Specialist

International Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Cote d'Ivoire
Location, Country
Abidjan (CIV)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 August 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of Partnership Specialist/PME Manager the Reporting Officer UNV will help UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire’s donors understanding the work that the office does every day positively impacting the life of millions of children. To do so, The Reporting Officer will ensure the office will develop high quality documents: on one side helping shaping UNICEF’s projects and interventions (donor proposals) and on the other side reporting on the key progress and achievements (donor reports).

  1. Coordination of the donor reports and proposals development
  • Be responsible for the effective coordination and the continuous improvement of the donors’ reports/proposals development process, working in close collaboration with the Program Chiefs of Section, the Partnership Specialist, the Resource Mobilization Specialist, the M&E Manager and the Deputy representative.
  • Work in close collaboration with management and programme staff to develop strategic documents (RAM, COAR, SMQ, SitReps, etc.), donor reports and proposals, improve their quality, and/or translate them, as required.
  • Formulates recommendations for improvements of program design (RBM) at the proposal stage and the improvement of the reporting/proposal
  • Maintain a coherent system for tracking reports due to donors to ensure that they are submitted in high quality and on time and ensure that section chiefs and management are informed on reporting requirements
  • Be responsible for the office information system on donor reports and proposals (both VISION and share point).

  1. Creative/strategic writing for donor’s communication and advocacy

Work in close collaboration with the program staff, the Photographer, and the communication department to develop high quality human-interest stories and communication material for donors; this may include also the need of going to the field visiting several UNICEF’s projects, interview beneficiaries and document the results achieved

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Required Degree Level: Master's degree in Communications, Marketing, Political Science, Journalism, or equivalent professional work in these areas combined with university degree in a related area. A Bachelor will be accepted with 15 years of experience in the field.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

Required Experience: At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation

Developing country working experience is considered an asset.

Previous experience with report/proposal development editing and formatting will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Resource Mobilization, Program Planning and Result Based Management will be considered an asset.

Experience in international organizations, NGOs or UN agencies (particularly UNICEF) will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Private Sector will be considered an asset.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Teams, and Planner will be considered an asset.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 28-07-2021
Health Policy, Practice and Management Specialist Int. Specialist WHO Rwanda
VMAM Code
RWAR000599-10105
Open

Health Policy, Practice and Management Specialist

Health Policy, Practice and Management Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Rwanda
Location, Country
Kigali (RWA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
20 September 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

The Rwanda health priorities are aligned to the global and regional policies and commitments, including Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 2030), African Union (AU) Agenda 2063, East African Community Vision 2050, Abuja Declaration (2005), Paris Declaration (2005), the Accra Agenda for Action (2008) and the Busan Declaration (2011). Furthermore, they are also well aligned to the Nation policy documents such as EDPRSIII, Vision 2050 and the current Health Sector Strategic Plan IV.

The mentioned National Health Strategies adhere to the Universal Health Coverage principles (UHC) towards realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). All Strategies are designed in anticipation to the epidemiological transition of the country, the increase in population, life expectancy and the expected increase of the health needs of the elderly and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

To this end, WHO is responsible for supporting Rwanda through the Ministry of Health in strengthening the various health system components (policies, resources and management), and ensuring effective governance of the health sector (decentralization, partnership, and aid effectiveness).

Under the direct supervision of WHO Representative and the Health System Strengthening Technical Advisor, the UN Volunteer - Public Health Policy, Practice and Management Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

Policy and research

  • Support the SDG domestication work of WHO Rwanda;
  • Assist with review of the literature on the SDGs and health and development of innovative strategies for accelerated attainment of the health-related SDGs;
  • Contribute to building the capacity of Ministry of Health, partners, WHO Country Office staff etc., on health system strengthening especially in the areas of human resources for health;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of ongoing health-related SDG domestication activities;
  • Contribute to the review and development of a new WHO Rwanda country cooperation strategy;
  • Assist in coordination of WHO’s participation in the delivering as one UN activities including planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the UNDAF;
  • Assist with research, generation of evidence, and its use for decision making;
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of the WHO Rwanda biennial plans;
  • Provide public health policy advice and guidance to the WHO Country Office and Ministry of Health as required;
  • Collaborate with and support other WHO Country priority programmes in articulating effective health policies, strategies, and guidelines.

Coordination and partnerships

  • Build partnerships and proactively engage development partners, health stakeholders, Local Government, national and international NGOs, Community Based and other Civil Society Organizations;
  • Support WHO Country Offices work on health governance through strengthening leadership, and coordination roles (Health Sector Working Groups - HSWG, Technical Working Groups - TWGs, Joint Sector reviews, etc.);

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Degree in Medicine, Public health, Health Policy or related field;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2-5 years working in Public Health, Policy Formulation and Programme Monitoring and Evaluation; Previous working experience with WHO or another International Organization will be an added advantage;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public health
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Planning and Organizing, 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: 29 July 2021
UNV Specialist C4D Nat. Specialist UNICEF Chad
VMAM Code
TCDR000218-10112
Open

UNV Specialist C4D

UNV Specialist C4D

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Chad
Location, Country
Moundou, Mongo, Abeche (TCD)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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

Le/la VNU national spécialiste en communication pour le développement Polio sera chargé(e) d’initier, de développer, de mettre en œuvre, de suivre et d’évaluer toutes les interventions en communication et mobilisation sociale liées à l’initiative d’éradication de la poliomyélite, au renforcement de la vaccination de routine et, en complément et suivant les besoins, aux programmes classiques de l’UNICEF dans les districts sanitaires concernés. Il s’agira de :

  1. Contribuer au développement et à la mise en œuvre des plans de communication des districts sanitaires en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite, intégrant la routine et les AVS (y compris le suivi de la gestion des vaccins), les stratégies pour la vaccination des populations spéciales (nomades, déplacés internes, retournés et refugiés) et des stratégies opérationnelles pour la surveillance à base communautaire des cas de PFA ainsi que pour la recherche des enfants incomplètement ou non vaccinés en PEV de routine ;

  1. Appuyer les équipes cadres des districts dans la formation des agents de premières lignes notamment les vaccinateurs et les relais communautaires dans le cadre de la préparation des campagnes de ripostes de très bonne qualité, dans la supervision des activités de communication et de vaccination ainsi que la collecte des données des campagnes de ripostes ;

  1. Appuyer et suivre les activités de renforcement du PEV de routine, notamment celles relatives à l’engagement communautaire pour la promotion de la demande de vaccination, la formation des acteurs en PEV pratique, le plaidoyer, la mobilisation sociale à travers la contractualisation avec des associations locales (groupements féminins, jeunes, leaders religieux), la formation des chefs traditionnels aux activités de promotion de la vaccination et de génération de la demande ;

  1. Renforcer les capacités des équipes cadres de districts sanitaires dans la gestion des interventions dans le domaine de la C4D en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite et du renforcement de la vaccination de routine pour une pérennisation des acquis ;

  1. Documenter les interventions en C4D en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite et du renforcement de la vaccination de routine, et capitaliser les expériences positives.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Avoir un diplôme universitaire supérieur (Minimum Master) en communication ou sciences sociales / comportementales : éducation, sociologie, psychologie, anthropologie ou en santé publique (Bac+4) ou dans d’autres domaines connexes.

Un diplôme universitaire de premier niveau (BAC+3 ou Licence) avec une combinaison pertinente de qualifications académiques et 2 années supplémentaires d'expérience pertinente dans des domaines connexes peut être acceptable au lieu d'un diplôme universitaire supérieur.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Avoir une expérience d’au moins 3 ans dans la gestion des interventions C4D au niveau central, de districts ou de délégations sanitaires provinciales, l’élaboration des plans de communication en appui au PEV de routine et/ou aux campagnes de vaccination

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

Avoir un diplôme universitaire supérieur (Minimum Master) en communication ou sciences sociales / comportementales : éducation, sociologie, psychologie, anthropologie ou en santé publique (Bac+4) ou dans d’autres domaines connexes.

Un diplôme universitaire de premier niveau (BAC+3 ou Licence) avec une combinaison pertinente de qualifications académiques et 2 années supplémentaires d'expérience pertinente dans des domaines connexes peut être acceptable au lieu d'un diplôme universitaire supérieur.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Tchad et les résidents légaux du Tchad ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 29-07-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes vivant avec un handicap sont fortement encouragées.
Project Assistant Nat. Specialist UNDP Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000452-10148
Open

Project Assistant

Project Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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 Regional Youth Project Manager and advisor, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

Summary of Key Functions:

1. Provide support to management of ongoing project activities through the following tasks and duties:

  • Collection, analysis and presentation of information for joint planning meeting, quarterly work plans, and budget work plans to support project implementation;
  • Prepare information for Project Manager for his/her advice to donor, UNDP country offices , Implementing Partners[1] and UNDP;
  • Assist in creating project in UNDP’s financial and administrative system, prepare budget revisions, revision of project status, determination of unutilized funds;
  • Prepare and regularly update the Annual Workplan and the project budget; and
  • Undertake project operational and financial closure formalities including submission of terminal reports, transfer and disposal of equipment, processing of semi-final and final revision and support project manager in preparing the terminal assessment reports.

2. Ensures effective administrative and logistical support for the achievement of the outcomes of the project, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support national project implementation activities according to UNDP workflows (ERP System, UNDP Service Request Portal, Service Centre on Demand, workshops, travel, etc);
  • Contacts with visitors and project personnel, arrangement of appointments and meetings, and/or taking minutes;
  • Compilation and preparation of briefing and presentation materials, speeches, background information and documentation for meetings and missions;
  • Maintenance of records/ documents/ files relating to the project in a user friendly manner
  • Be responsible for assigned correspondence and other administrative tasks including creating E-requisitions [2];
  • Arrangements of travel and hotel reservations, preparation of travel authorizations, processing requests for visas, identity cards and other documents;
  • Preparing correspondences relating to the implementation of the projects;
  • Making logistical arrangements for the field visits and missions of the project team;
  • Administrative support to conferences and workshops;
  • Assistance in proper control of supporting documents for payments and financial reports;
  • Check related forms delivered by UNDP Country offices, Implementing Partners for completion before submitting them to the Finance Unit, Procurement Unit or Global Shared Services Unit;
  • Proper receipting of goods and services;
  • Extracting, inputting, copying and filing data from various sources as required;
  • Maintain a proper filing system for financial records ensuring safekeeping of confidential materials; and
  • Follow up on deadlines, commitments made, actions taken and coordination of collection and submission of the reports to Programme Associate.

3. Provides support to project maintenance and assets management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Act as a backup to the Asset Focal point in the maintenance of records on assets management; and
  • Maintenance of files and records relevant to project maintenance.

4. Support knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the BRH, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the training for the operations/programme staff and other trainings as appropriate; and
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

____________________________________________________

[1] Implementing Partner is UNDP’s organization partner in implementing project.

[2] E-requisitions is UNDP’s request system for financing and administrative tasks across the agency.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:- Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day)- Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country- Provide annual and end of

assignment reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities using UNV’s Volunteer Reporting Application- Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.- Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers- Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Business Administration, Social Development or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Experience in meeting arrangement, data gathering, documentation in Thai and English of the new initiatives, power point presentation;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint;
  • Good knowledge of an ERP System (such as Atlas) and UNDP programming and budget structure is required, with knowledge of procurement will be considered an advantage;
  • Strong Interpersonal skill and experience working with government and civil society is an asset;
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraint;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Previous work in assisting project management is an asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Administration and administrative assistance
Driving license
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 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. 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: 29-07-2021
UNV External Relations & Partnerships ( Lomé) Int. Specialist WHO Togo
VMAM Code
TGOR000067-10115
Open

UNV External Relations & Partnerships ( Lomé)

UNV External Relations & Partnerships ( Lomé)

International Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Togo
Location, Country
Lome (TGO)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
02 August 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of WHO Representative of Togo, the UN Volunteer will:

1. Develop and implement an innovative resource mobilization action plan for the Country Office to ensure sustainable financing for core and emergency activities.

2. Researches the interests and application requirements of the main donors and other sources of funding to the country.

Drafts proposals, donor briefings, reports and updates to ensure accurate and timely reporting;

3. Maintain partner relations through innovative approaches (e.g, quarterly partner briefing) ; while concisely, clearly and convincingly communicating WHO yearly/biennial strategic direction; proactively contributes in negotiations for rapid donor

4. Support the overall activities related to mobilization of resources, grants management, funding needs and gaps and the awards process. Maintain project calendars and milestones; analyses information on project activities and monitors

progress towards targets using various project management databases;

5. Liaises with Regional Offices to secure the required clearance, including legal and financial clearances for proposals and donor agreements before signature.

6. support the management of multiple projects throughout the project life cycle; monitor implementation rates and reporting deadlines and ensure activities and expenditures are aligned with the terms and conditions set out in individual donor agreements; work

closely with procurement, logistics, HR and technical staff to monitor the overall implementation of projects in the country office;

7. Liaise with coordination agencies in the country to ensure that the Country Office participates in system-wide resource mobilization activities and that it effectively engages with staff of Country-Based Pooled Funds to secure funding from

those sources;

8. In coordination with the Communication Officer, effectively utilizes the communication products to inform donors about

both Health Sector and WHO’s strategies and work to encourage them to fund the overall health sector response to

affected populations and to WHO’s strategic plans and proposals;

9. Performs any other relevant duties, as required by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • First level university degree in public health, business administration, management, communications, international relations or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2- 4 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level experience in grant management, donor funding, proposal development, and resource mobilization
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • At least 2- 4 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level experience in grant management, donor funding, proposal development, and resource mobilization
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness
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: 30-07-2021
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Philippines
VMAM Code
PHLR000064-10114
Open

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Philippines
Location, Country
Manila (PHL)
Language skills
English
Filipino
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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

* Persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

* Only Filipino nationals are eligible to apply.

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Monitoring and reporting activities:

• Provide guidance and technical support to partners on monitoring and reporting.

• Develop reporting and indicator guidance to partners and inter-agency groups.

• Compile, clean and analyse monitoring data for governmental and non-governmental partners

• Create monitoring reports, monthly reports and donor reports, develop any other related reports if required.

• Support and provide technical assistance to develop logical frameworks for programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

• Help strengthen child protection networks on the ground, providing capacity building and support to such networks to ensure systems for gathering and verifying information on gross child rights violations are implemented and strengthened; participate in Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism working group at field level.

Planning and capacity building support:

• Liaise with UNICEF child protection programme staff and partners to prepare planning and monitoring plans.

• Support the Section in development of internal work plans and other key planning exercises.

• Support the Child Protection section in harmonizing capacity building interventions for both government partners and non-governmental organizations.

• Contribute towards preparation of the situation analysis by compiling data, analysing and evaluating information and writing chapters of the analysis related to the Child Protection Programme.

• Effectively promote knowledge management through drafting/finalizing key project documents and reports, sharing good practice, lessons learned, organizing webinars, and knowledge/information exchanges, including the new established integrated approach between education and child protection.

Research:

• Contribute to research and analysis of the country situation with respect to children’s and women’s rights.

• Provide technical support to partners and UNICEF to develop quality research, study or survey protocols.

• Support the use of innovative tools for data collection on key thematic child protection areas.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Education, statistics, development economics, community development, social sciences, demography, international relations or similar field;
  • A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience with project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;
  • Experience in child protection and gender programmes is desirable.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Filipino(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Social work
Area of expertise details
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.); familiarity with database management and development (Access); some skills in data analysis and open data kits such as Kobo;
  • Professional experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation of development/humanitarian programmes.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, 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 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. 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: 31-07-2021
Human Rights Officer Int. Specialist AMI Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000404-10124
Open

Human Rights Officer

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
AMI
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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

Within the delegated authority and under the overall supervision of the Chief, UNAMI Human Rights Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the International UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer will:

  • Conduct proactive outreach and relationship-building through individual meetings and focus groups with demonstrators and activists of different ages and genders; members of organizing committees; representatives of political and civil society organizations involved in the protests as well activists with no such affiliation; journalists, doctors and others actively involved in either participating in demonstrations or promoting the goals of the protesters particularly through social media;
  • Conduct human rights monitoring interviews with victims of arbitrary and incommunicado detention, abduction, torture and enforced disappearance;
  • Undertake monitoring visits to places of detention;
  • Proactively monitor all forms of traditional and new media, including social media, in order to monitor threats and intimidation against those participating in or supporting protests;
  • Through individual and group meetings with community leaders, victims’ representatives and civil society organizations develop and deepen existing information gathering networks within the communities affected by disappearances;
  • Support OHCHR/UNAMI engagement with relevant United Nations Treaty Body mechanisms and Special Procedures mandate holders, including facilitating the submission of Urgent Appeals and Urgent Actions on behalf of victims of arbitrary detention, enforced disappearances and torture;
  • Engage with government and non-governmental organizations to support the submission of state reports and stakeholder reports to UN human rights mechanisms and treaty bodies dealing with torture and enforced disappearance
  • Draft, review as appropriate, and ensure timely delivery of a variety of reports, briefings, analysis and other types of communications in compliance with established standards;
  • Ensure the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database in compliance with established standards;
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

*An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in human rights, law, political science, international relations, social sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with relevant training and/professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

*At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the fields of human rights protection, international humanitarian law, or other relevant field is required; experience of conducting human rights interviews with vulnerable victims is desirable. Experience of OHCHR methodologies on human rights monitoring reporting and investigation is desirable;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including civil society organizations, grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Experience of working in a conflict or post conflict environment;
  • 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

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;

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. Application deadline: 31 July 2021
UNV Budget Officer Int. Specialist UNISFA Sudan
VMAM Code
SDNR000385-9274
Open

UNV Budget Officer

UNV Budget Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNISFA
Country
Sudan
Location, Country
Abyei (SDN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 July 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 Budget Officer (CFBO), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

- Prepares and submits draft cost estimates for review/finalization by the CFBO;

- Analyses and approves the requirements submitted by the mission’s administrative sections and

substantive offices;

- Manages and prepares the allotments, sub-allotments and redeployment of funds when necessary in

order to ensure that funds are available to carry out the mission’s activities;

- Assist the CBO in the preparation of budget performance reports and other reports as required;

- Liaises with section chiefs, substantive offices and the office of the Head of the Mission to coordinate

on budgetary matters;

- Keeps record of requisition and purchase orders raised by Account Holders;

- Review and monitor budget expenditures;

- Assist CFBO in elaboration of resource agreements;

- Undertake research and provide support to CFBO;

- Monitor budget implementation;

- Completes monthly staffing incumbency reports;

- Produces monthly expenditure reports for distribution to Section Chiefs

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university is required, preferably in Finance, Business

Administration, Accounting, Economics, or related field.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in budget or finance. Experience in the area of

Budgeting and Financial management systems is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

Area of Budgeting and Financial management systems.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Integrity
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: 01 August 2021
Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud. Nat. Expert UNICEF Bolivia
VMAM Code
BOLR000689-10113
Open

Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud.

Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud.

National Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Bolivia
Location, Country
La Paz (BOL)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Bajo la supervisión del Jefe de Supervivencia Infantil y Desarrollo Infantil o de la persona que designe, el o la voluntario/a tendra las siguientes tareas:

  • Monitoreo de actividades y reportes del Área de salud, relacionados con la respuesta COVID-19 y a los outputs del Outcome 1 del Programa de Cooperación en los temas de salud , nutrición , desarrollo infantil temprano y WASH.
  • Consolidar los insumos para la elaboración de reportes institucionales (HAC, RAM, COAR, donantes y otros).
  • Manejar el tablero de indicadores para el Outcome 1
  • Contribuir al desarrollo de sistemas de monitoreo para los proyectos del Outcome 1
  • Contribuir al monitoreo al nivel de las acciones a nivel departamental (CPD, PT y proyectos).
  • Organizar y participar en las reuniones de planificación, seguimiento y evaluación del Outcome 1 a nivel nacional y con los departamentos.
  • Apoyar la preparación de los Planes de trabajo bajo la responsabilidad del Outcome 1

  1. Asistencia técnica en los temas de salud, nutrición, DIPI y WASH, particularmente en relación con donantes, con énfasis en aquellos relacionados a la respuesta a la pandemia por el COVID-19:
  • Brindar asistencia técnica en la preparación de notas conceptuales y propuestas a donantes en los temas de salud y nutrición adolescente, salud materno neonatal, nutrición materno infantil, desarrollo infantil temprano y WASH.
  • Preparar revisiones de información disponible y análisis de situación sobre problemáticas específicas relacionadas a la preparación y ejecución de propuestas.
  • Apoyar la preparación de términos de referencia para procesos de selección de servicios, consultorías y convenios requeridos para la implementación de los proyectos.
  • Edición final de informes, evaluaciones o estudios realizados por el área para publicación y para publicación en revistas académicas.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Título Universitario en Ciencias de la Salud o Ciencias sociales.
  • Maestría en Salud Pública, epidemiología o áreas similares.
Required experience
120 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia mínima de 10 años de trabajo profesional,en el desarrollo de programas o proyectos de salud pública o desarrollo social, en planificación, programación, implementación, monitoreo o evaluación de programas de salud.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public health
Area of expertise details
  • Experiencia en desarrollo de propuestas e informes a donantes internacionales.
  • Habilidades de comunicación, coordinación y de trabajo en equipo.
Driving license
Application procedure
Procedimiento para la aplicación ¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Pueden contactarse con el programa VNU Bolivia en el siguiente correo: postulacion@unv.pnud.bo o al celular 67185891. Fecha límite para postularse: Domindo 1 de agosto de 2021 a las 18:00 Hora de Bolivia