Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
HR Associate Nat. Specialist UNICEF Jordan
VMAM Code
JORR000571-10662
Open

HR Associate

HR Associate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Jordan
Location, Country
Amman (JOR)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of HR Specialist P3 or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the HR UNV Specialist will:

  • Support to business partnering
  • Support in processing of entitlements and benefits of local staff
  • Support in recruitment and placement
  • Support in organization design and job classification
  • Support in learning and capacity development
  • General office support
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

1. Support to business partnering

• Support the business partners in developing initiatives to encourage employee well-being and employee recognition schemes

• Support the management of change processes by advising clientele on changes to HR processes under the guidance of HR Business Partner

• Support the business partners in assisting clientele in using HR systems such as talent management, agora and achieve.

2. Support in processing of entitlement and benefits

• Initiates the processing of a wide range of personnel actions in accordance with UNICEF rules and regulations, by ensuring all relevant forms and actions are completed by staff and forwarded to the GSSC.

• Maintains and prepares all personnel-related records and files, ensuring all information on each staff member is up-to-date and accurate.

3. Support in recruitment and placement

• Prepares and circulates internal and external advertisements.

• Liaises with candidates in the various stages of the recruitment process.

• Prepares formal acknowledgement, offer and regret letters.

• Initiates and follows up on reference checks and academic verifications, and ensuring the completion of other background checks.

• Records and maintains recruitment files, ensuring all necessary documentation has been prepared.

• Monitors life-cycle of recruitment process to update supervisor as necessary.

4. Support in organization design and job classification

• Prepares documents to be submitted for classification to RO and NYHQ, ensuring completeness of documentation

• Monitors life-cycle of all job classification requests to facilitate recruitment and organization planning. 5. Support in learning & capacity development

• Develops and processes contracts for institutions providing training and courses, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations.

• Assists team in organizing and conducting courses, workshops and events by preparing and organizing distribution of materials for participants, ensuring availability of training venues and required equipment and supplies, while providing logistical and secretarial support at workshops and events as necessary.

• Tracks the performance management cycle processes, ensuring the timely distribution and enhancing the timely completion and return of appraisals.

6. General office support

• Drafting and/or processing a variety of correspondence and other communications

• Setting up and maintaining HR files/records (electronic and paper)

• Scheduling appointments and meetings

• Maintain and generate automated databases containing HR related statistics and generating periodic reports; and performing a variety of administrative duties (e.g. leave recording, etc.).

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the field of work

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Minimum of two years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience required

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Minimum of two years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience required

Good knowledge of HR principles, rules, regulations and procedures within the UN

Computer literacy and the ability to effectively use standard office software tools as well as good knowledge and skill in using HR systems.

Ability to extract and format data and to solve operational problems

Ability to organize own work, set priorities and meet deadlines.

Takes responsibility to respond to internal and external service needs promptly and proactively; takes initiative to ensure that deadlines, rules and regulations are met. Uses own discretion to address unforeseen situations.

Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality, initiative and good judgment.

Demonstrates courtesy, tact, patience and ability to work effectively with people of different national and cultural backgrounds

Driving license
Application procedure
EN * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Jordan and legal residents in Jordan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 22-09-2021
Midwifery Analyst Nat. Specialist UNFPA Sudan
VMAM Code
SDNR000452-10210
Open

Midwifery Analyst

Midwifery Analyst

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Sudan
Location, Country
Khartoum (SDN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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 direct supervision of head of reproductive health unit, reproductive health specialist the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

· Closely with the program analysts and specialists ensuring the implementation of the program activities for the assigned projects (FP, HIV/AIDS, MH, MISP, RHCS & STI), through regular follow up with the implementing partners, advocacy efforts, coordination mechanisms and providing technical assistance

· Facilitate the work of consultants, advisors and experts involved in the implementation of the program under her/his responsibility

· Assist the program analysts and specialist in developing a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation framework for each grant/project,

· Support the program analysts and specialist to analyze and report on implementation of the assigned program activities, measure progress, identify obstacles/challenges in the implementation of projects that needs to be addressed and document the impact and achievements of each project in line with the annual work plans targets, and UNFPA strategic targets,

· Provide on timely basis up to date summary sheet for progress against all relevant indicators at both outputs and process levels including reproductive health commodities, to facilitate the relevant decisions associated with planning, reporting, funding allocation, and prioritization.

· Support the program analysts and specialists in the analysis of processed data and information and perform data quality and consistency control to analyze and report on implementation of the assigned program/project activities, measure progress, identify obstacles/challenges in the implementation of projects that need to be addressed and document the impact and achievement of each project in line with the annual work plans targets, and UNFPA strategic targets,

· Contribute to development of reports to SRH programme in humanitarian settings including Emergency RH Kits Coordinate with partners to ensure that monitoring system are properly designed, and that data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardized to feed into to program performance monitoring.

· Build the capacity of implementing partners on grant management with focus on Midwifery portfolio including monitoring and reporting (through formal and intensive on-job trainings);

· In the event of establishing an SRH WG: Design, build, and maintain health information systems for the SRH Working Group to enable regular SRH data compilation across the Health Cluster Facilitate information exchange to promote inter cluster activities including but not limited to: GBV Sub cluster, & Health Cluster.

· Provide other forms of assistance as required and instructed by the direct supervisors

· Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· 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 self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· 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 or technical diploma in midwifery

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Relevant experience in Tutoring in Midwifery.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Nursing and midwifery
Area of expertise details

At least two years of relevant experience in tutoring in midwifery, or implementing any reproductive health program, at national, or regional, or state level.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 22-09-2021
Technical Coordinator Int. Specialist UNEP Bahrain
VMAM Code
BHRR000025-10558
Open

Technical Coordinator

Technical Coordinator

International Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Bahrain
Location, Country
Manama (BHR)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
30 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Programme Management Officer, Healthy and Productive Ecosystems Subprogramme or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Technical Coordinator will:

  • Contribute to the overall facilitation and coordination of the implementation of the Regional implementation of the UN Decade on Ecosystem restoration
  • Support in the drafting of TORs and project concept notes
  • Develop and monitor the regional action plan, with plans for engagement at all levels (Policy Level, Youth, Gender, Community) as well as other partners
  • Contribute to the organization and technical preparation of meetings, webinars, etc. This would include preparation of materials, info notes, stock taking of restoration activities in the region, preparing meeting reports
  • Identify and develop project proposals for an ecosystem restoration flagship programme in West Asia and presented at Regional Forums and workshops.
  • Research, analyse and present information gathered from diverse sources on UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.
  • Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required, related to the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration in the region, as conducting communication activities, social media
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in area related to biodiversity, land management, ecosystems management; 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
84 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 7 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in biodiversity, land management, ecosystems management, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Expert in Sustainable Land Management/ecosystem management in development context;
  • Experience with programme and project development, integrated planning and analysis, implementation and management;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in the environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, 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: 25 September 2021
Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNFPA Lebanon
VMAM Code
LBNR000460-9967
Open

Programme Assistant

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Lebanon
Location, Country
Beirut (LBN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Assistant will provide overall support for the coordination, implementation and monitoring of selected projects including projects that are innovative in nature, b) ones implemented on a pilot basis to assess new approaches and c) projects ready to be scaled up based on successful pilot-based interventions all under both the humanitarian and development nexus). The UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide needed support for enhancing and reinforcing coordination and collaboration among various entities/partners;
  • Suggest new partners/experts based on comparative advantage and areas of expertise and pursue conclusion of partnership;
  • Support in assessing existing partners for possible re-engagement and/or scaling up for implementation of interventions;
  • Keep abreast of innovative approaches and successful initiatives at country, regional and global level and assess feasibility to be replicated/scaled up;
  • Contribute to preparing Terms of Reference and support in ensuring consultants are delivering tasks under the various projects;
  • Contribute in identifying research gaps to be supported/initiated;
  • Support in development/finalization/monitoring/coordination of related annual workplans with the implementing partners and provide needed support in revising workplans;
  • Provide support on projects expenditures and disbursements and timely delivery of financial reporting and ensure adequacy with activities;
  • Carry out literature/desk review and develop/prepare needed documentation;
  • Assist the communication officer in capturing best practices and human stories;
  • Review and follow up with suppliers of services i.e. consultants, to ensure completion of tasks as agreed with UNFPA,
  • Contribute to review and input on related annual, monthly, quarterly, sector/research reports, strategies, plans, donor reports, etc;
  • Ensure follow up to actions/recommendations agreed upon;
  • Provide needed information and resources as requested by UNFPA Country office, regional office and/or headquarters;
  • Participate in various coordination mechanisms as advised by supervisor ; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Office.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Public Health, Social Sciences, gender studies, international studies, humanities.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in managing and coordinating health, gender, or protection, or other relevant programmes; experience with governmental and non-governmental organizations in Lebanon is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Work experience in humanitarian settings 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in reproductive health and gender issues, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Lebanon and legal residents in Lebanon with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 27-09-2021
Procurement Analyst Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000416-10640
Open

Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Erbil (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

Under the Guidance and Supervision of the Procurement Specialist/Team Leader the IUNV Procurement Analyst works for the successful and timely completion of procurement services for the UNDP Service Centre by undertaking the following tasks;

  1. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system.
  2. Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
  3. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
  4. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.

  1. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  2. Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
  3. Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
  4. Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
  5. Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  6. Management of the implementation of the procurement processes monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement.
  7. Ensures timely delivery of procurement processes for the assigned Projects, which constitute the bulk of the procurement requests.

  1. Ensures elaboration, introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Development and management of the rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.
  2. Management of the e-procurement system in the CO.
  3. Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Procurement.
  4. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.
  • CIPS II is compulsory and required.
  • Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web based management systems.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
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: 27 September 2021
Clinical Psychologist Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000400-9949
Open

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNITAD
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Dohuk (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 supervision of the Clinical Psychologist and in close cooperation with the Lead Clinical Psychologist, the UN Volunteer will contribute to the provision of psychosocial support to victims and witnesses interacting with UNITAD. More specifically, the UN Volunteer will:

  • The incumbent conducts pre-interview psychological assessments in accordance with the UNITAD protocol in particular on vulnerable witnesses such as children, women and victims of conflict -related sexual violence. The assessments are to identify and recommend measures for the Investigative Team to facilitate the testimony of such witnesses to the fullest possible extent in emotionally safe and reassuring environment without suffering further harm. The incumbent conducts also post-interview debriefings of vulnerable witnesses.
  • Where appropriate, the incumbent assists investigators to interview traumatized or vulnerable witnesses, in particular children and survivors of conflict-related sexual violence.
  • Participates in the provision appropriate assistance during interviews and monitors the wellbeing of all witnesses during interviews where appropriate.
  • Trains UNITAD staff members on issues relevant to witnesses' and victims' mental health and psychosocial support, secondary victimization and trauma especially with regard to children, survivors of conflict-related sexual violence and other vulnerable groups.
  • Cooperates with competent Iraqi authorities providing psychosocial, medical and mental health services. Participates with capacity-building trainings for Iraqi judicial and investigative authorities and other relevant national entities with respect to support and psychosocial assistance, and sensitivity to the needs of victims and witnesses.
  • Cooperates with the network of governmental, international and CSO service providers who have a mandate to provide psychosocial, medical and mental health services, for the purpose of facilitating access of witnesses to such services. The incumbent participates in the training and capacity-building activities for the network.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNITAD with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in the field of Clinical or Forensic Psychology in combination with a specific expertise and/or post graduate studies on psychological trauma, especially on victims of sexual violence. A valid certification (or eligibility for licensing) to practice at national level in clinical psychology is required.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum of 24 month’s experience of direct assessment and treatment of vulnerable groups, such as victims of sexual violence and traumatized children and adults, within criminal justice system structures.
  • Experience in the Middle East and North Africa is desirable. Field experience and/or experience with working with victims in conflict-affected settings is an asset.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Fluency in Arabic and/or Kurdish is desirable.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, and good general computer literacy;
  • Ability to travel throughout the Republic of Iraq;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Mental health, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, 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: 28 September 2021
Programme Management Officer Nat. Expert ECA Morocco
VMAM Code
MARR000147-10028
Open

Programme Management Officer

Programme Management Officer

National Expert
Host entity
ECA
Country
Morocco
Location, Country
Rabat (MAR)
Language skills
French
English
Arabic
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

Under direct supervision of the Director of the assigned Office, the Programme Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  1. Act as the programme/project focal point of the Office:
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates programmes/projects;
  • Monitors and analyses programme/project development and implementation at all stages, including the analysis of implementation difficulties and initiating remedial action;
  • Provides periodic progress reports on the programmes/projects’ implementation, including fund utilisation;
  • Review, prepare and provide inputs to relevant documents and reports related to programmes/projects;
  • Identifies resource needs and participate in the development of resource mobilization strategy;
  • Liaise with relevant offices of the Commission; identifies and tracks follow-up actions;
  • Leads and participates in planning accountability missions and provides guidance to consultants, government officials and draft mission summaries and reports;
  • Coordinate activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, contracts such as Letter of Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, reports &financial statements) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, progress reports).

  1. Provide substantive/technical support to the Office:
  • Researches, analyses, and presents information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies;
  • Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyses and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions;
  • Organizes & prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc;
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc;
  • Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities;
  • Provide logistical and other types of support in the running of the meetings/workshops/conferences etc…of the Office.
  1. Performs other duties as required.

Work implies frequent interaction with the following:

Establish and maintain relationships with various ECA offices as well as counterparts, senior officers, and technical staff in relevant Secretariat units and in UN funds, programs and other UN specialized agencies; Representatives and officials in national governments, international organizations, consultants.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, public administration, or a related field is required. A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in the specified fields with two additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree. A PhD in relevant field would be an advantage.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

15 years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, or related area, is required. Experience in Programmes/projects design, management and reporting using results framework is desirable.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
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, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Morocco and legal residents in Morocco with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021 * 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. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Maroc et les résidents légaux de Maroc ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 29-09-2021
Procurement Analyst Nat. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000417-10678
Open

Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Erbil (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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
  1. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system

  1. Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
  2. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
  3. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.
  4. 2. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

  5. Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  6. Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
  7. Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
  8. Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
  9. Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  10. Management of the implementation of the procurement processes monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement.
  11. Ensures timely delivery of procurement processes for the assigned Projects, which constitute the bulk of the procurement requests.
  12. Ensures elaboration, introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  13. Development and management of the rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.
  14. Management of the e-procurement system in the CO.
  15. Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Procurement.
  16. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.

  • CIPS II or any other procurement training certificate is required.
  • Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web based management systems

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021
Administrative and Travel Support Assistant Nat. Specialist UNDP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000174-10679
Open

Administrative and Travel Support Assistant

Administrative and Travel Support Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Operations and Services Manager or his designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Administrative and Travel Support Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

Support to the administrative and logistical Travel services

  1. Arrangements of travel and hotel reservations, processing requests for visas, identity cards and other documents.
  2. Support ticketing arrangements.
  3. Issue UN identity cards and driving licenses for UNDP and other UN Agencies for all newly and extended contracts and registering the serial number for each.
  4. Monitor the status of UN IDs validation, and follow up to get old and expired UN IDs.
  5. Follow up on submission of driving test forms in coordination with the Security unit and keep copies archived.
  6. Administrative support to conferences, workshops, retreats.
  7. Follow on Travellers vendor requests by collecting forms and follow up with finance to create the vendor in the system.
  8. Maintains effective client relationships and responds to client needs promptly.

Enhancement of Cost Recovery

  1. Validates and processes cost-recovery charges on Excel sheet for Travel services provided by UNDP to clients (UN Agencies, projects etc).
  2. Perform Cost-recovery for regular services (online tracking and regular invoicing)
  3. Support in updating billing and review of supporting document for audit purposes.

Support to the common services

  1. Provide support to PAPP Abraj office (e-requisitions, sub-lease agreements / MoUs with agencies (UNIDO, UNFPA, GEF at this moment), invoicing to agencies, follow up with Abraj focal person where needed in relation to agencies)
  2. When required and as needed, create e-requisitions for UN agencies procurement requests as well as Admin.
  3. Follow up on Gaza leases and cost-recovery invoices (in coordination with Gaza colleagues)
  4. Replacement of staff when needed
  5. Draft Minutes of meetings for Operation Management Team (OMT) meetings and follow up on action points.
  6. Follow up on project activities as required (NAD, UNSCO)

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance management, business administration or any other relevant field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration and management, or other relevant programmes; experience with travel and booking is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • Knowledge management, archiving and documentation is Mandatory
  • 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.
  • Have affinity with or interest in administration, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Logistics and supply management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Specialist[WB1] UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4724.83 . 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: 29-09-2021