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Associate Project Control Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001537-10143
Open

Associate Project Control Officer

Associate Project Control Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Yida (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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 Head of Sub Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Project Control Officer will:

  • Participate in the annual assessment and planning cycle.

  • Review that project agreements are in conformity with Country Operation Plans and UNHCR’s rules, policies, and procedures.

  • Formulate and implement a performance project monitoring plan in collaboration with the Programme Unit and MFT.

  • Participate in the development of the direct implementation monitoring plan in collaboration with the Programme Unit and other relevant functions.

  • Support Programme and other relevant functions in the selection of implementation modalities.

  • Track the management of project and direct implementation risks in collaboration with the Programme Unit, and report major risks to senior management.

  • Review, analyze and verify Financial and Performance Partner Reports (PFR and PPR), and check accuracy and consistency between PFR and PPR, in accordance with partnership agreements.

  • Undertake missions within the geographical area of responsibility.

  • Monitor, track and verify that expenditure for direct implementation by UNHCR is in line with the approved budget.

  • Conduct reviews of the internal control systems of partners and provide advice as required.

  • Provide feedback and recommendations of identified variants, risks and issues to the partner, Programme Unit and escalate to management as required.

  • Prepare project control reports with the status of programme implementation and financial status.

  • Support out timely project closure in coordination with the programme unit.

  • Provide input to the mid- and end-year programme review process on issues related to project control and risk management.

  • Maintain professional relationships with partners and UNHCR’s contractors.

  • Keep up-to-date with all UNHCR rules, regulations and procedures necessary to perform these duties.

  • Report on financial and operational performance and risks related to projects and activities under direct implementation and escalate issues to senior management.

  • Recommend acceptance or non-acceptance of Partner Reports and payment of instalments.

  • Advise on improvements related to implementing partnership and direct implementation management and internal controls.

  • Contact partners for project related matters.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Accounting, Auditing, or area related to Risk Management; an associate chartered certificate accountant in addition to a bachelor’s degree in any of the listed fields is an asset.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in accounting, finance, or risk management, or other relevant programmes; experience with project monitoring and international auditing standards is an asset.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit
Area of expertise details
  • Professional work experience at the national and/or international level in accounting, finance, or risk management, or other relevant programmes; experience with project monitoring and international auditing standards is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • 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;

  • < > valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)

    Sound security awareness;

  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, 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’ 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: 04 August 2021
Associate Project Control Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001538-10144
Open

Associate Project Control Officer

Associate Project Control Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Maban (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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 Head of Sub Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Project Control Officer will:

  • Participate in the annual assessment and planning cycle.

  • Review that project agreements are in conformity with Country Operation Plans and UNHCR’s rules, policies, and procedures.

  • Formulate and implement a performance project monitoring plan in collaboration with the Programme Unit and MFT.

  • Participate in the development of the direct implementation monitoring plan in collaboration with the Programme Unit and other relevant functions.

  • Support Programme and other relevant functions in the selection of implementation modalities.

  • Track the management of project and direct implementation risks in collaboration with the Programme Unit, and report major risks to senior management.

  • Review, analyze and verify Financial and Performance Partner Reports (PFR and PPR), and check accuracy and consistency between PFR and PPR, in accordance with partnership agreements.

  • Undertake missions within the geographical area of responsibility.

  • Monitor, track and verify that expenditure for direct implementation by UNHCR is in line with the approved budget.

  • Conduct reviews of the internal control systems of partners and provide advice as required.

  • Provide feedback and recommendations of identified variants, risks and issues to the partner, Programme Unit and escalate to management as required.

  • Prepare project control reports with the status of programme implementation and financial status.

  • Support out timely project closure in coordination with the programme unit.

  • Provide input to the mid- and end-year programme review process on issues related to project control and risk management.

  • Maintain professional relationships with partners and UNHCR’s contractors.

  • Keep up-to-date with all UNHCR rules, regulations and procedures necessary to perform these duties.

  • Report on financial and operational performance and risks related to projects and activities under direct implementation and escalate issues to senior management.

  • Recommend acceptance or non-acceptance of Partner Reports and payment of instalments.

  • Advise on improvements related to implementing partnership and direct implementation management and internal controls.

  • Contact partners for project related matters.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Accounting, Auditing, or area related to Risk Management; an associate chartered certificate accountant in addition to a bachelor’s degree in any of the listed fields is an asset.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in accounting, finance, or risk management,or other relevant programmes; experience with project monitoring and international auditing standards is an asset.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit
Area of expertise details
  • Professional work experience at the national and/or international level in accounting, finance, or risk management,or other relevant programmes; experience with project monitoring and international auditing standards is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • 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;

  • < > valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)

    Sound security awareness;

  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, 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’ 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: 04 August 2021
Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000751-10159
Open

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Pemba (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 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 Associate Livelihoods Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant will:

Explore partnerships with relevant stakeholders to enhance economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC. This includes working with economic development agencies to adapt their programmes to become inclusive of UNHCR PoC, working with the private sector to enhance inclusion of UNHCR PoC in their labour force and supply chains, working with financial service providers to enhance financial inclusion, and working with public and private sector service providers to include UNHCR PoC in

  • supporting services (business development, micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social protection, etc.).
  • Support work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, to collect information about the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work.
  • Support the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of the engagement of development programmes.
  • Participate in necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to inform interventions and identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC.
  • In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, work closely with and provide technical assistance on livelihoods interventions to help ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been strategically determined in consideration of its comparative advantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • Prepare field reports and other relevant reports relating to livelihoods and make recommendations for interventions that enhance PoC economic inclusion to the designated officer.
  • Provide overall support to the supervisor including assistance in the organization of meetings, workshops and working sessions.
  • Organize and participate in workshops, training programmes, monitoring visits and working groups with regards to livelihood programming.
  • Draft routine documents contribute to assessments and participate in inter-agency meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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;

Have affinity with or interest in protection, economic development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

Working knowledge of local languages used in Cabo Delgado is an advantage.

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;

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;

Sound security awareness;

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’ 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: 04 August 2021
Gestion du complexe ( Guesthouse) Nat. Specialist UNHCR Chad
VMAM Code
TCDR000220-10178
Open

Gestion du complexe ( Guesthouse)

Gestion du complexe ( Guesthouse)

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Chad
Location, Country
Baga Sola (TCD)
Language skills
French
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Dans le cadre des attributions qui lui sont déléguées et sous la supervision directe du chef de la sous-délégation du HCR de Bagasola ou son/sa représentant(e), le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Mettre en place un système efficace d’attribution de logements au personnel et aux visiteurs en gérant les réservations, la réception et les modalités de paiement,
  • S’assurer que les logements, y compris la blanchisserie et toutes les installations d’hebergement, sont maintenus à des normes acceptables et propres quotidiennement, et qu’ils sont remplacés ou réparés,
  • Superviser toutes les activités et tous les mouvements de l’enceinte en étroite coordination avec l’unité de sécurité et superviser la présence et le travail du personnel des surfaces, examiner leurs fonctions et leurs contrats, et préparer les évaluation des performances ;
  • Organiser des évenements spéciaux pour le repos et la récréation du personnel et des invités ;
  • Gérer et superviser la comptabilité et la tenue des comptes du personnel et des visiteurs qui payent en espèces et les tenir à jour à des fins d’audit en étroite coordination avec le personnel des finances ;
  • En collaboartion avec l’unité de la sécurité, s’assurer que les équipements d’urgence tels que les extincteurs, l’alarme d’urgence et les kits médicaux d’urgence sont à jour et accessibles à tous les visiteurs et les invités ;
  • Aménager le paysage et maintenir la propriété générale et l’éclairage des allées dans l’enceinte du compound, y compris l’élimination appropriée des déchets, le remblayage des latrines usagées, la vidange des fosses septiques, la démolition des structures délabrées et la pulvérisation contre les moustiques et les insectes, l’entrétien propre des dalles d’abbatage et la réparation de la cuisine,
  • Gérer les dispositions de restauration, en supervisant l’approvisionnement, la supervision du personnel de cuisine et de service du cafétaria, le transport, le stockage et la préparation des aliments pour s’assurer que les normes d’hygiène des aliments et du personnel et des repas sont maintenues aussi elévées que possible ;
  • Préparer la liste d’appareils, de meubles, d’ustensiless et de linge de la maison nécessaire dans chaque chambre conformément à la politique globale de logement du personnel du HCR et la soumettre à l’administration pour l’achat,
  • Superviser le travail quotidien du personnel de nettoyage et s’assurer que les installations sont hygieniquement propres et saines pour l’habitation ;
  • Préparer une liste de consommables nécessaires au nettoyage des bureaux et de la maison d’hotes en indiquant la quantité et les spécifications de chaque article et la soumettre à l’adminsitration pour l’achat,
  • S’asurer que les règles et règlements régissant l’utilisation des locaux d’hébergement et des bureaux du HCR sont respectés par les occupants respectifs ;
  • S’assurer que les chambres et les bureaux sont dépoussiérés et nettoyés au moins une fois par jour spécifiquement avant l’occupation par l’utilisateur assigné.
  • S’assurer que les salles de bain sont néttoyées quotidiennement ;
  • Remplir une fois par an le checklist qualité sur la plateforme digital et le plan annuel d’entretien pour la maintenance de la maison d’hôte,
  • Gérer le magasin des stocks des produits d’entretien et forunitures du bureau,
  • Effectuer les taches connexes selon le besoin.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Brevet de technicien superieur/ou Licence en gestion hotellière/accueil, gestion des affaires etc.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Avoir au moins deux (2) années d’expérience dans le secteur de l’hotellerie, de la restauration et les services hotellièrs

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Hospitality, Other business related experience
Area of expertise details
  • le secteur de l’hotellerie, de la restauration et les services htellièrs
  • Capacité confirmée de gestion d’équipe et de coordination ;
  • Excellentes compétences en communication orale et écrite avec des interlocuteurs pour faciliter la liaison et les négociations avec les usagers ;
  • Capacité de trouver des solutions de manière créative avec des ressources limitées
  • Excellentes relations publiques et humaines
  • Avoir des capacités confirmées d’analyse et de synthèse pour rendre compte des résultats.
  • Capacité à travailler dans un lieu difficile et isolé
  • Avoir de bonnes aptitudes à travailler en milieu multiculturel et en équipe.
  • Une connaissance préalable des opérations du HCR serait un atout.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, 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. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Tchad et les résidents légaux du Tchad ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 04/08/2021
Associate Resettlement Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Guatemala
VMAM Code
GTMR000149-9459
Open

Associate Resettlement Officer

Associate Resettlement Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Guatemala
Location, Country
Guatemala City (GTM)
Language skills
English
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
14 June 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

Under the direct supervision of Associate Resettlement & Complementory Pathways Officer, P2, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct casework by interviewing identified refugees for resettlement. Assess the resettlement needs and complete RRF (Resettlement Registration Forms) and refer cases for review to the Resettlement Officer;
  • Research country of origin information to support and strengthen resettlement cases;
  • Support and assist in the preparation of and facilitation of resettlement country missions;
  • Assist Resettlement Officer with the organizing of training workshops and seminars on resettlement related issues for UNHCR staff;
  • Manage in a fair manner refugees’ resettlement expectations through information sharing, outreach and counselling;
  • Regularly liaise with Protection, Community Services and other relevant Units to individual case processing within the Office;
  • Regularly update ProGres database with resettlement events and maintain own statistical data for reporting purposes;
  • Participate at the Resettlement Unit, Protection Section and Office meetings when requested;
  • Undertake support resettlement missions to the field when required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Sociology or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required, especially in conducting RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Flexibility and ability to provide support and oversight to numerous projects at once and willingness to undertake some related administrative tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to complete tasks within a set time frame;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision.

Computer skills: General computer literacy (word, email, internet) and good knowledge of the basic data-management programs; Excel, Access, ProGres (asset).

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying. Application deadline: 05-August-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone
Associate Resettlement Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Burundi
VMAM Code
BDIR000736-10162
Open

Associate Resettlement Officer

Associate Resettlement Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Burundi
Location, Country
Bujumbura (BDI)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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
  • Conduct casework by interviewing identified refugees for resettlement. Assess the resettlement needs and complete RRF (Resettlement Registration Forms) and refer cases for review to the Resettlement Officer;
  • Research country of origin information to support and strengthen resettlement cases;
  • Support and assist in the preparation of and facilitation of resettlement country missions;
  • Assist Resettlement Officer with the organizing of training workshops and seminars on resettlement related issues for UNHCR staff;
  • Manage in a fair manner refugees’ resettlement expectations through information sharing, outreach and counselling;
  • Regularly liaise with Protection, Community Services and other relevant Units to individual case processing within the Office;
  • Regularly update ProGres database with resettlement events and maintain own statistical data for reporting purposes;
  • Participate at the Resettlement Unit, Protection Section and Office meetings when requested;
  • Undertake support resettlement missions to the field when required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Sociology or related field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required, especially in conducting RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Flexibility and ability to provide support and oversight to numerous projects at once and willingness to undertake some related administrative tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to complete tasks within a set time frame;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision.

Interview skills:

  • General computer literacy (word, email, internet) and good knowledge of the basic data-management programs; Excel, Access, ProGres (asset).
  • Very good communication and drafting skills in both English and French. RRFs will be drafted in English however French is the working language in Burundi and all other documents and communication are written in French.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

    Language: Fluency in English is required while working knowledge of French is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details

- Protection capacity

- RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ 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: 05 August 2021
Associate Programme Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Zambia
VMAM Code
ZMBR000242-10163
Open

Associate Programme Officer

Associate Programme Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Zambia
Location, Country
Solwezi (ZMB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
12 months
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 Programme Officer and in close coordination with the Head of Field Office, the Associate Programme Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through a consultative process within the country and field visits, stay abreast with latest information and be involved in the development of strategies, methodologies and contingency plans that respond to new and emerging operational challenges for the country;
  • Assist in ensuring that global strategic priorities (GSP) and regional priorities as well as information on projected resource availability guide the planning parameters;
  • Provide inputs for developing the country operations plan in compliance with global strategic priorities and regional priorities as well as with annual programming/planning instructions;
  • Assist in organizing a consultative process to ensure a consistent application of the organization’s criteria and policies for the selection of implementing and operational partners;
  • Assist in managing the development of a broad network of partners, good coordination practices and the development of partner capacities;
  • Assist in training UNHCR as well as implementing partners (IP) staff in UNHCR standard procedures related to the Results Based Programme (RBM) management;
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators to measure and analyze UNHCR’s performance, trends and target interventions;
  • Undertake field visits to evaluate and improve planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of assistance projects;
  • Assist in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, reviewing final reports and tracking progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels;
  • Apply UNHCR’s corporate tools (e.g. Global Focus, Focus Client, MSRP, and COMPASS) to record data and assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level;
  • Assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports;
  • Assist in monitoring compliance to the organization’s resource allocation framework, providing support and assisting in corrective action where required;
  • Assist in establishing and handling Implementing Partners Reports;
  • Assist in ensuring compliance in issuance of audit certificates for Implementing Partners;
  • Monitor the implementation of IP Risk Management techniques and tools;
  • Assist in monitoring compliance to the organization’s resource allocation framework, providing support and taking corrective action where required;
  • Performs other duties related to programme as required.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Advanced University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Law, Economics, Development, Social Sciences or related fields.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of work experience relevant to the function, in programme management, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Previous field experience is an advantage;
  • Familiarity with UNHCR’s Results Based management (RBM) approach and use of project/software is an asset;
  • Completion of the UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position;
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes is an asset;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programming tools (MSRP, Focus, etc.) is an asset;
  • Good knowledge of international auditing standards;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Area of expertise details
  • Demonstrated interest and or experience in management of developmental programmes.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, 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’ 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: 05 August 2021
Protection Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Turkey
VMAM Code
TURR000493-10187
Open

Protection Assistant

Protection Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Turkey
Location, Country
Ankara (TUR)
Language skills
English
Turkish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
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 a Senior Protection Associate and overall guidance of an Assistant Protection Officer and general oversight of Senior Protection Officer, the UNV Protection Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) policy, standards and codes of conduct.
  • Support the Unit in its activities aiming to reinforce the national asylum procedures by conducting status determination interviews and drafting decision recommendations in line with the cooperation framework agreed by UNHCR and DGMM, if and when necessary.
  • Support the unit in sharing with DGMM the summary RSD assessments of the cases adjudicated by UNHCR Turkey under Mandate RSD as well as other summary documents, advisory opinions as required, to support the national decision-making procedures.
  • Conduct research (on country of origin and legal issues), manage and improve the country of origin materials database, report on general trends in the relevant countries of origin and replying to queries on specific legal and protection issues, while referring to the supervisor or seeking for advice on more complex issues.
  • Assist the Unit in capacity-development initiatives organised internally and at those events targeting partners.
  • Consult information on ProGres and Turancore database on individual cases as required.
  • Observe and respect relevant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Filing in-coming/out-going correspondence.
  • To support the Office’s priorities and objectives in the protection field.
  • Support the Unit in its activities in the areas falling under the cooperation with DGMM
  • Support the Unit in preparation and delivery of trainings sessions on specific matters delivered to DGMM / PDMM staff and other institutions.
  • Participate in trainings, workshops and meetings and support the unit in note taking and reporting.
  • Translate materials and proofread the translated materials, if and when necessary.
  • 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 Law, Political Science, International Relations, regional studies or other relevant fields is desirable

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience is an asset;
  • Professional work experience at the national and/or international level, working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
  • Demonstrated familiarity with and knowledge of the basics of refugee law and international human rights law is desirable;
  • Legal Knowledge and the ability to apply legal principles is desirable.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with vulnerable groups and gender issues: women, children, and marginalized groups is desirable.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with trauma victims would be an asset.
  • Languages: Excellent written and spoken English; Excellent written and spoken Turkish.
  • 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 refugee protection, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Turkish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Human rights
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Turkey and legal residents in Turkey with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline:10-08-2021
Associate ICT Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Chad
VMAM Code
TCDR000221-10192
Open

Associate ICT Officer

Associate ICT Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Chad
Location, Country
Iriba (TCD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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 Sub Office with the function of the supervisor and the overall supervison of the Division of Information Systems and Telecoms (DIST) Chief ICT Field Operations, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Participate in the assessment of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) voice, security and data services needs in each UNHCR office in the area of responsibility (AOR).
  • Discuss ICT material and human requirements with the Head of offices in the AOR and provide input for the budget submission.
  • Supervise the implementation of the ICT operations plan and thereafter ensures that all equipment is in good working conditions at all times as to meet the ICT needs of the offices.
  • Assist and advise offices in the recruiting and training of ICT staff.
  • Actively participate in inter-agency ICT working groups and ensure effective coordination between agencies and services provided.
  • Report actively ICT activities undertaken in the AOR to DIST HQ ICT Field Operations.
  • Monitor and coordinate the work of other ICT staff as directed by the Head of Offices in accordance with the standards set by Headquarters.
  • Actively participate in ICT related meetings to ensure that all decisions taken meet UNHCR’s operational and security requirements.
  • Liaise directly with end users to clarify, analyse and resolve reported issues, delivering high standards of customer service.
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all infrastructure equipment under AOR.
  • Provide coaching and training to ICT staff and end-users. Draft procedures and instructions to promote a better understanding of the use of the ICT equipment.
  • Assist in liaising with the National Regulatory Authority to ensure that licenses and permissions required to operate UNHCR telecommunications networks are obtained.
  • Act as a Service Delivery Manager (SDM) and oversees the delivery of technology services to customers. The manager follows established ICT principles, operational guidelines, and service level agreements to ensure consistently high-level service performance.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor's degree

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 4 years ICT experience supporting ICT infrastructure (LAN/WAN, HF/VHF radio, VSAT satellite systems, PABX, Cisco networking devices). Hands on experience working in current versions of Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory. Knowledge of VoIP technology and network systems based on Cisco infrastructure, knowledge of satellite based communications, VSAT, MSS and knowledge of VHF/HF communications.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
IT architecture and IT project management, Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration, Other information and telecommunications technology experience
Area of expertise details

ICT infrastructure (LAN/WAN, HF/VHF radio, VSAT satellite systems, PABX, Cisco networking devices). Hands on experience working in current versions of Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory. Knowledge of VoIP technology and network systems based on Cisco infrastructure, knowledge of satellite based communications, VSAT, MSS and knowledge of VHF/HF communications.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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. Application deadline: 12-08-2021
Associate External Relations Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001539-10201
Open

Associate External Relations Officer

Associate External Relations Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
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 Communication Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.

  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.

  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.

  • Support the Representative such as drafting memos, talking points and meeting notes, organising and scheduling meetings, maintaining accurate records, and preparing communications on the Representative’s behalf.

  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.

  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.

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 ongoing 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 Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

Required experience
2 Months
Experience remark

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, 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’ 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: 12 August 2021