Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Gender Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP Liberia
VMAM Code
LBRR000195-10511
Open

Gender Specialist

Gender Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Liberia
Location, Country
Monrovia (LBR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 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 of the UNDP Chief Technical Advisor for Elections, the UNV Gender Specialist will provide technical support to the NEC, and other counterparts, to promote the inclusion of marginalized groups including women and people living with disabilities, throughout the ongoing electoral cycle.

  • Work directly with NEC Director of Programs, the Gender and CVE sections to mainstream gender within NEC policies, processes, and activities.
  • Provide expert support to timely planning and delivery of public outreach and CVE specifically targeting women, youth, persons with disabilities, and other vulnerable and marginalized groups.
  • Provide strategic advice to NEC based on an in-depth analysis of the political, social, and economic challenges faced by women, and marginalized groups, in electoral and peacebuilding processes.
  • Conduct comprehensive gender-sensitive needs assessment and advise NEC and other stakeholders accordingly, on possible revision of the gender mainstreaming policies and practices.
  • Support the CVE section to develop public outreach strategies responsive to gender, persons with disabilities, and other vulnerable groups. Help design and adapt materials for CVE, public information, and stakeholder engagement.,
  • Advise on implementation of the Gender Policy and Strategy to ensure prioritization of gender in the work of all NEC departments and sections.
  • Review NEC capacity-building policy, tools, and materials to ensure that they are gender sensitive.
  • Provide technical support to NEC gender and CVE focal persons in the execution of their duties in terms of mainstreaming gender in the electoral process.
  • Support NEC to assess institutional structures, processes, rules, and norms to help identify ways and means to increase women’s participation in the election process.
  • Support Political Affairs liaison within the NEC in implementation of Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and its Optional Protocol, and national laws provisions by NEC and political parties.
  • Contribute to the capacity-building of other electoral stakeholders on gender and elections, as required.
  • Support NEC in the collection of gender and disability disaggregated data at all stages of electoral process.
  • Ensure that all NEC departments and sections mainstream gender and disability in its activities, policies, and processes.
  • Advise NEC Board of Commissioners on policies to profile NEC as inclusive institutions and a champion in promoting participation of women and vulnerable groups.
  • Map and analyze CVE activities at national and regional / county level and advise on synergies and collaborative practices to increase effectiveness of LESP implementation.
  • In close collaboration with Peacebuilding Office, advise on integrating VAWIE/P and women-led electoral violence prevention platforms into early warning mechanism led by the Peacebuilding Office (PBO).Work closely with UN Women to increase women participation in elections, politics, and peacebuilding, including through early warning and response mechanisms.
  • Work with NEC and other actors to enhance compliance of political parties with Article 4.5 of the elections law calling for voluntary 30% gender quota.
  • Work with NEC and other actors to promote temporary special measures to increase women political participation.
  • Advise on strengthening and review of NEC disability policy and action plan and support its implementation.
  • Support establishment and operations of CVE Cells and Gender Election Coordination Groups.
  • Support capacity strengthening of at least two women leadership platforms to enhance their contribution to women participation in politics and prevention of electoral and political violence against women.
  • Advise on nationwide campaigns to promote inclusive electoral rights.
  • Ensure that gender and inclusion are mainstreamed in all LESP activities.
  • Provide regular updates to UNDP and NEC on progress indicators for gender mainstreaming in the electoral, political, and peacebuilding processes
  • Perform other relevant tasks assigned by the CTA.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant area, e.g., gender studies, political/social sciences, development, law, international relations, etc.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Extensive experience at the national or international level in implementing gender-sensitive programmes and projects; experience in advising Electoral Management Body (EMB) will be an asset.
  • Experience in public outreach and/or civic and voter education is desirable.
  • Extensive technical knowledge regarding gender in post-conflict and development setting, gender analysis, rapid assessment, etc.
  • In conflict/post-conflict situations: experience with women participation conflict prevention, peacebuilding, and conflict-sensitive development is an asset.
  • Experience in public outreach and/or civic and voter education is desirable.
  • Desirable: experience with training and facilitation (including participatory approaches), project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches
  • Desirable: experience in early warning and response and in dealing with violence against women in elections
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of graphic design will be an asset.
  • Experience in Africa / Western Africa will be an asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Election management, Gender equality and the advancement of women, Election support activities
Area of expertise details
  • Gender in post-conflict and development setting, gender analysis, rapid assessment
  • Experience in civic and voter education
  • Gender analysis and gender mainstreaming in elections
  • Violence against women in elections
  • Gender-sensitive programmes and projects
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
Geospatial Information Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001041-10510
Open

Geospatial Information Assistant

Geospatial Information Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Gao (MLI)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Geospatial Information Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Design, produce and update thematic and operational maps for Mission clients.
  • Process and maintain geographic data and metadata for the Mission’s geodatabases and map products.
  • Assist in data validation and quality control of GIS products.
  • Assist in gathering requirements and project specifications.
  • Assist in printing and dissemination of maps as required.
  • Conduct GPS field survey.
  • Conduct advanced geoprocessing, including spatial and image analysis
  • Assist in providing training (GPS, QGIS, Google Earth, Drone) to Military, Police and Civilian components.
  • Travel to other field stations/locations as and when required.
  • Assist in operating mini-UAS (drones) for data collection, compilation and ingestion to improve mapping products.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree (Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in Geography, Cartography, Remote Sensing, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), or related fields.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of geospatial information (e.g. geospatial information applications, geospatial database management, geospatial/terrain analysis, cartography and mapping, image processing, GPS and surveying) or related fields is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing
Area of expertise details
  • Ability to work with Esri products: ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online
  • Knowledge of geographic information principles and data analysis tools
  • Good knowledge of cartographic principles and application
  • Familiarity with photogrammetry and image analysis software
  • Experience with satellite imagery interpretation/manipulation and some knowledge of imagery analysis
  • Good understanding of GPS applications and data development
  • Strong computer literacy with word processing, email, spreadsheets and databases
  • Ability to work as a team member is as critical as acting independently

Desirable Skills:

  • Demonstrate willingness to succeed in an independent management setting and take upon self-created initiatives in building job performance
  • knowledge of French is desirable
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 19-09-2021
National UNV Associate Civil Affairs Officer Nat. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000882-10559
Open

National UNV Associate Civil Affairs Officer

National UNV Associate Civil Affairs Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Goma (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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 authority of the Chief Civil Affairs Section, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the management and development of the Community Alert Network (CAN) and contribute to the SAGE data base and Support and coordinate related field activities;
  • Generate analytical weekly and monthly reports on Protection of Civilians (POC) incidents and related protection responses, and advise the Civil Affairs management on early warning related issues
  • In coordination with MONUSCO Communication Information and Technology System (CITS), monitor Civil Affairs SAGE interface and formulate recommendations to the System developers and designers to improve and optimize the data base including the mission Geographic Information System (GIS) in order to generate specific maps to support the production of accurate visualized context.
  • Ensure that CAN stations are operational in close liaison with the Civil Affairs Field offices; identify hot spots and support the CAN extension plan.
  • Contribute to capacity building for CAN focal points on CAN reporting using SAGE data base interface in partnership with the Office of the DSRSG for SAGE
  • Contribute to overall mission monitoring and planning as required in line with Protection of civilian’s tools & activities;
  • Actively participate in SAGE task force, steering committee
  • Perform other duties as required, in line with DPKO/DFS policy directive on Civil Affairs;
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job trainingand translations.
  • Ensure the good functionality of the protection tools at field offices
  • Ensure the good functionality and monitor of the EWS at field offices Conflict related tasks.
  • Facilitate structured dialogue sessions between conflicting parties/communities to decrease intra/inter community tension and violence.
  • Support pre-dialogue consultations sessions with conflicting parties and relevant stakeholders
  • Conduct monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of dialogues outcomes (peace agreements, parties’ commitments.
  • Support the vulgarization of dialogues processes and issues raised in dialogue sessions
  • Facilitatecapacity building workshops on early warning and to enable the gradual hand-over of PoC mechanisms to communities and authorities
  • Facilitate consultations between communities’ leaders and key actors to deeper the understanding of emerging conflicts and to reduce tension and reinforce social cohesion:
  • Support the organization of awareness-raising campaigns targeted leaders of local conflict resolution structures, chiefs and civil society leaders in the topics of peaceful coexistence.
  • Conduct quarterly conflict scans including actors mapping in selected areas to capture key conflicts dynamics.
  • Support the organization of capacity building sessions of community leaders and local conflict resolution mechanisms in conflict resolution and/or implementation of peace agreements.
  • 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.
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in on-going reflection activities;
  • 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

International law, Political or Social Sciences, Sociology or any related field. A combination of education and relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the advanced degree; Formal training in basic statistical analysis

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of related professional experience

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO. Fluency in oral and written French and English is mandatory for this post.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft suite. Database Technology or Information Systems is an asset

  • Driving licence is required

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 (remove for international assignments): ! Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) et les résidents légaux de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) 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 : xx-xx-201x * 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 de la République Démocratique du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République Démocratique du Congo 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 : 19-09-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.
Project Management Assistant Nat. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000885-10607
Open

Project Management Assistant

Project Management Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Goma (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

The Project Management Assistant will discharge the following duties:

  • Support the planning and development of CVR projects in close coordination with the CVR project officers within the team and the CVR Unit at DDR HQ in Goma

  • In close coordination with the CVR project officers:

    • Organize and maintain records of all CVR project management products, to include baselined documentation, progress reports, exception and issue reports, end stage and end of project reports, minutes of meetings, action points and other documentation.

    • Organize and maintain a database of all CVR projects, to include projected and actual cost, scope, duration, and direct beneficiaries; the latter disaggregated by category and gender.

    • Support the implementation of the communications, benefits, quality, and risk management approaches of CVR projects.

    • Produce a lessons report at the conclusion of each CVR project

  • Assist in generating inputs for the teams’ daily and weekly reports, DDR HQ quarterly performance reports and quarterly reports of the Secretary General

  • Perform any other project management related task assigned by the Team Leader.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A bachelor’s degree in the fields of management, public administration, social sciences, development, security studies or other relevant fields is required.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of relevant work experience in planning, development and implementation of projects is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), arms control, armed forces, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required and in other applications—programming, statistical analysis, design, and/or project management—is desirable.

Previous working experience with an international organization is an advantage.

Proficiency in spoken and written English and French is required.

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, Integrity, 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 (remove for international assignments): ! Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) et les résidents légaux de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) 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 : xx-xx-201x * 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 de la République Démocratique du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République Démocratique du Congo 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 : 20-09-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes vivant avec handicap sont fortement encouragées.
Women Protection Advisor (WPA) Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000849-10088
Open

Women Protection Advisor (WPA)

Women Protection Advisor (WPA)

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bukavu (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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 the Unit coordinator, the UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Supports the unit coordinator to ensure an adequate information management system for Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) in the JHRO database.

  • Contributes to the review of CRSV information at a field level for R&I Unit and MARA coordinator.

  • Ensures a regular information exchange, close coordination and collaboration with the Child Protection Section.

  • Provides expertise and develops assessments on CRSV as part of protection plans in the framework of Protection of Civilians (through participation in the Early Warning Cell, SMGP-P, Protection Cluster and other platforms).

  • Supports and/or participates in the work of Joint Protection Teams, Joint Investigation Missions, Joint Assessment Missions, and Ad hoc Missions and ensures that CRSV is consequently and systematically integrated into reports and follow up/action plans.

  • Provides training to MONUSCO’s civilian, police and military components on the prevention of and response to CRSV. WPA is expected to closely coordinate and collaborate with each mission component in order to ensure mainstreaming of CRSV concerns in mission policies and activities, supporting the inclusion of prevention and response activities on CRSV in strategies, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.

  • Strengthens and supports the work of JHRO in the provision of CRSV training for non-UN actors including for FARDC (Forces Armées de la RDC) and PNC (Police Nationale Congolaise);

  • Works within the existing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) coordination mechanism to contribute to the development and strengthening of the referral pathway for survivors in line with Standard Operating Procedures for the SGBV Prevention and Response (IASC, 2008);

  • Participates in all SGBV fora (Protection Cluster, FAI, AMS, PP, Data and Mapping, etc)

  • Supports the Government of DR Congo with the implementation of the National Strategy against Gender Based Violence (GBV) where needed and coordinates this support with relevant UN agencies such as UNICEF, UNFPA and UNHCR.

  • Supports capacity building for local authorities on CRSV prevention awareness and on early warning and response to CRSV.

  • Provides expertise to and supports the development and implementation of programs addressing sexual violence, funded by the International Support and Stabilization Strategy (ISSSS).

  • Works as a focal point for planning and implementation of Quick Impact Projects (QIPs)related to CRSV.

  • Coordinates and shares sexual violence data with the ISSSS Monitoring & Evaluation Support Unit (EEST) where relevant and monitors the impact of ISSSS Sexual Violence interventions in the stabilization priority zones.

  • Performs any other duties and ad hoc task as may be required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Law, Humanitarian affairs, international relations, or related field; Master’s Degree will be an advantage

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of professional working experience

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Other rule of law or governance related experience
Area of expertise details

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written French and English is mandatory;

Excellent computer skills, mainly Microsoft Office

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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: 21-09-2021
Medical Doctor Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000803-9437
Open

Medical Doctor

Medical Doctor

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui, Bambari, Berberati (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of the MINUSCA Medical Officer/Chief Medical Section, the UN Volunteer Medical Doctor will be responsible for:

· Attending the MINUSCA Medical Clinic/satellite clinics on a full time basis;

· Daily medical consultations of MINUSCA personnel (UN civilian personnel, national and international Contractors, uniformed personnel);

· Overseeing the work of all the other staff in the clinic (doctors, nurses and drivers);

· Being on call during and outside office hours, to observe and treat emergencies in the medical clinic or in their accommodation;

· Maintaining the medical preparedness of the clinic to respond to emergency conditions;

· Responding to emergency treatment due to trauma; conducting triage to prioritize emergency treatment;

· Maintaining medication and medical supply stock through timely requests to the mission pharmacist;

· Providing vaccinations for all MINUSCA staff;

· Conducting health education and sensitization on health topics, including HIV/AIDS;

· Arranging consultation with specialists in mission area or outside CAR for UN staff, when required;

· Establishing good relations with reliable hospitals and other private medical facilities;

· Maintaining emergency medical supplies and equipment to be used in case of emergency situations;

· Conducting entry and periodic medical examinations for United Nations staff members;

· Maintaining medical records of all UN personnel served by the clinic; observing medical confidentiality;

· Advising health and hygiene precautionary steps to be undertaken at the duty station;

· Conducting Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Verification Inspections;

· Performing other related functions, when required by the Chief Medical Officer/Chief Medical Services;

· When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;

Required degree level
Doctoral degree
Educational additional comments

Degree level: Doctoral degree

Type of Degree: Graduate of Doctor of Medicine or the equivalent.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of progressively responsible practical experience in the field of Medicine; experience in Emergency Medicine or Internal Medicine an asset; practical experience working in a cross-cultural environment would be an advantage.

Also required:

- Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate orally effectively;

- Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
General human medicine (with clinical experience), Specialized human medicine (with clinical experience)
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Communication, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
Human Rights Field Officer Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001042-10560
Open

Human Rights Field Officer

Human Rights Field Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Mopti (MLI)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Human Rights Field Office and the overall supervision of the Director of MINUSMA Human Rights and Protection Division, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

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

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

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

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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

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

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

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
Associate Civil Affairs Officer (Planning and Reporting) Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000884-10614
Open

Associate Civil Affairs Officer (Planning and Reporting)

Associate Civil Affairs Officer (Planning and Reporting)

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bunia (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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

Reporting to the Civil Affairs Team Leader/Coordinator or designate at the field office level, the UN Volunteer will undertake various tasks, including the following:

  • Maintaining contact with local government authorities, political leaders, traditional leaders, religious leaders, civil society actors, as well as with representatives of local and international organisations and briefing them on the mandate and activities of MONUSCO and CAS mandate if so required.

  • Helping to track, report on and providing analysis on potential threats against civilians and of community conflicts including related political, security, social and economic developments, youth and gender-related issues or any other significant developments to identify trends within the area of responsibility (AOR), and in support of the Mission’s overall protection of civilians’ mandate.
  • Providing technical support and assistance to the CAS team particularly CLAs in strengthening early warning and existing protection mechanisms at the local level.
  • Participating in Joint Assessment Missions and Joint Protection Team in support of protection of civilians and stabilisation activities.
  • Fostering confidence-building, dialogue, understanding and cooperation between parties and assisting local authorities and relevant actors with conflict management and protection of civilians.
  • Engaging with and provide technical assistance and advice to civil society groups or institutions that promote a culture of peace and reconciliation, in support of the Mission’s protection priorities.
  • Collaborating and coordinating relevant activities with other UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes, as well as other bodies and institutions, including local and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating at the Provincial, Territorial or other levels of government as required.
  • Supporting the organisation of CAS mandated activities; Providing support to initiatives that build the capacity of local authorities and civil servants.
  • Providing properly edited accurate, timely and factual monthly, weekly and daily, reports on conflict management, protection of civilians and stabilization activities within the area of responsibility based on inputs received from the field bases and CAS FO HQ office. Reporting to adhere to the key aspects of the MONUSCO Civil Affairs mandate, guided by UNSC Resolutions 2559 to assist the protection of civilians and support the stabilisation and strengthening of State institutions in the DRC and key governance and security reforms with emphasis on conflict management and protection of civilians including early warning and interventions at the local and provincial levels.
  • With support from CAS HQ, maintaining a mechanism to track use of Result Based Budgeting (RBB) tools and maintenance of the RBB database; Establishing and maintaining a CAS partners/contacts database.
  • Producing briefs and other analytical reports as required on Protection of Civilians, political developments, peace processes, conflict and insecurity.
  • Working with designated information technology staff to manage Civil Affairs information and produce summary reports; Consolidating alerts and information received and incorporating into a database that produces trends and other summary information;
  • Participating in meetings on behalf of CAS with other UN Agencies, civil society organisations and other partners, both local and international;
  • When working with (including supervising the tasks of) national personnel, governmental or non-governmental counterparts, setting aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training where and when appropriate.
  • Undertaking other related tasks as directed by line management including the the Team leader/Coordinator, Head of Office or Designate and the Head of the Civil Affairs Section or designate.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University Degree or advanced degree in conflict related studies, political economy and/or any relevant social science discipline;.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Two to three years of relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders; community-level dialogue and reconciliation, protection of civilians, development of civil society, or support to state institutions/extension of state authority and key governance and security reforms is a strong plus.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

University Degree or advanced degree in conflict related studies, political economy and/or any relevant social science discipline;

  • Two to three years of relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders; community-level dialogue and reconciliation, protection of civilians, development of civil society, or support to state institutions/extension of state authority and key governance and security reforms is a strong plus.
  • Experience working in conflict situations in the area of conflict management: prevention, mitigation, resolution an asset.
  • Experience in a combination of good governance, democracy building, and/or civic education is highly regarded.
  • Knowledge management, archiving and documentation Mandatory.

  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.

  • Proven report-writing in the official language of the Mission without the need of further grammatical editing. (for candidate with no fluency in French, please refer to paragraph 14);

  • Analytical skills in relation to political, security, social and economic dynamics

  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • Sound security awareness.

  • If deployed in remote locations must the background and experience in the field and managing CAS sub offices in remote team sites.

Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
Reporting officer Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001045-10623
Open

Reporting officer

Reporting officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Chief of Civil Affairs Division and overall authority of the Chief of Civil Affairs Division (CAD) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

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

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

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
International law
Area of expertise details
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Good command of French is desirable.
Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-09-2021
Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Liberia
VMAM Code
LBRR000197-10658
Open

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Liberia
Location, Country
Monrovia (LBR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

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

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

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

  • Good overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/ internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment
  • Experience in development of M&E systems will be an asset
  • Knowledge of M&E software, programs, and products will be a significant advantage
  • Experience with M&E in previous governance projects will be an asset
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Detail orientation and diligent work ethics is a must and will be tested during the selection process.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme/project administration, Election support activities
Area of expertise details
  • Background and/or education in M&E, data analysis, risk assessment, project management / coordination or related field is required
  • Good overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/ internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Detail orientation and diligent work ethics is a must and will be tested during the selection
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Liberia and legal residents in Liberia with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 26-09-2021