Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNWomen Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001922-10158
Open

Programme Assistant

Programme Assistant

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

Under the overall guidance of the Team Leader-Women Economic Empowerment, the programme Assistant-Private Sector shall be responsible for; driving the Unstereotype Alliance and Women Empowerment Principles programme.

  1. Programme Management Support:

  • Drive growth of UA and WEPs membership in Kenya, including engaging new and old members, developing and updating member databases, conducting due diligence, following up with member payment, sharing materials and tools from HQ and best practices’ from membership, for purposes of learning;
  • Provide programme and administrative support to UA and WEPs programmes in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation arrangements;
  • Lead the implementation of the programmes and their workplans including timely communication to partners, convening of meetings both virtual and physical;
  • In a timely manner, lead in preparation of UN Women quality internal reports on WEPs and UA including following up with members for their reports, collating the same and synthesizing into a comprehensive KCO report;
  • Engage with and monitor the partners and their WEPs and UA commitments;

  1. Administrative Support to UA and WEPs
  • Provide administration/procurement support to the project: organization of conferences, workshops, seminars, missions, budget the events;
  • Make travel arrangements as necessary including preparation of travel requisitions and claim.
  • Organize and coordinate filing of correspondence/documents and ensure up-to- date filing. Maintain both hard copies and electronic copies of the office records and reference files on various subjects.
  • Create and maintain appropriate folders for reference materials received electronically.
  • Prepare presentation material/slides in Power-point for presentations for the meetings/workshops and keep all papers ready for meetings.

  1. Technical and Advisory Support
  • Supervise closely, the roll out of UA and WEPs;
  • Maintain relationships with UA and WEPs members to support implementation KCO’s private sector engagement programme;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and together with HQ, facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings including in Gender Responsive Procurement, tools to unstereotype media and advertising etc;
  • Provide technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives to partners as the case might be.

  1. Provide Substantive Inputs to Building Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Strategies
  • Forge strategic partnerships and maintain relationships with private sector companies, corporations and associations of women and businesses, to support implementation UA dn WEPs;
  • Lead UN Women’s participation in policy dialogues at country level, on issues related to Gender Equality, Women Empowerment and private sector engagement;
  • Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;
  • Identify donors and participate in donor meetings and public information events related to WEPs and UA, as delegated.

  1. Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  • Organize advocacy campaigns at county/country, events, trainings, seminars, and knowledge products;
  • Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme improvement, uptake of UA and WEPs and strategy planning;
  • Contribute to develop knowledge management strategies, products, and methodologies on the UA and WEPs programmes;
  • Participate in UA and WEPs donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree in, International Development, International Relations, Business, Communication, Marketing or related disciplines

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant private sector work or development work experience managing partnerships or in charge of communication, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Providing administrative and logistical support
  • Experience in gender is an asset;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and civil society
  • Computer Skills: Excellent computing and IT skills, with full competency of office software packages.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kiswahili(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Administration and administrative assistance, Logistics and supply management
Area of expertise details

Development work experience, Managing partnerships or in charge of communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, Donor Reporting and Capacity Building

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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’ 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
Communications Assistant Nat. Youth UNWomen Tunisia
VMAM Code
TUNR000264-10244
Open

Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Tunisia
Location, Country
Tunis (TUN)
Language skills
Arabic
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Country Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer HR Associate will:

• Provide administrative support in the development of a coherent communications and advocacy strategy

• Provide background information for the development of the communication strategy;

• Provide logistical support to advocacy efforts and campaigns by organizing roundtable discussions, press conferences, and other publicity events and providing inputs to briefing materials and press releases, as necessary.

• Provide administrative support to the development advocacy materials

• Draft human-interest stories;

• Draft press releases, articles, key messages and other advocacy materials;

• Review translations and coordinate with printers and other suppliers to ensure timely production of communications products;

• Maintain library/ database of reference materials, photos and videos;

• Follow guidelines from RO/HQ.

• Provide support in the management of the Cluster Office social media presence and website

• Gather information for the development of content for the Cluster Office web pages and social media channels;

• Update social media channels, as required;

• Draft and translate social media posts;

• Maintain files, databases, and systems relevant to the Cluster Office’s digital presence; • Help manage the designer and external communications companies.

• Provide media relations support to the head of office

• Maintain and update database of relevant press in Libya and Tunisia;

• Respond to request for information, as delegated;

• Gather and compile inputs for talking points.

• Facilitate knowledge management and sharing

• Contribute to the identification of best practices and lessons learned;

• Organize trainings and workshops on communication practices;

• Provide/ exchange information with HQ and RO, MCO, and COs.

• Other

• Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor;

• Provide support on special web/digital/media projects undertaken by the Cluster Office

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

• Completion of secondary education is required;

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations or Journalism is an asset.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

- Between 0 and 2 years of experience

Language skills
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience, Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details

• Experience in the use of computers applications and software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) as well as web based management systems;

• Experience in the use of social media and digital communication

• Other desired technical knowledge;

o 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;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Tunisia and legal residents in Tunisia with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 18-08-2021 * Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Tunisie et les résidents légaux de Tunisie ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 18-08-2021