Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Communications Specialist Nat. Specialist UNWomen Armenia
VMAM Code
ARMR000065-10671
Open

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Armenia
Location, Country
Yerevan (ARM)
Language skills
English
Armenian E
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UN Women’s MPTF-Armenia Project Coordinator and the Peace, Security & Humanitarian Specialist, the UNV Communications Specialist will:

  • Organize a meeting with UN Women, partnering UN agencies and other partner organizations to inform about the theme of the campaign and agree on the activities to be organized

Support the planning, implementation and coordination of the 16 Days campaign in close cooperation with partnering UN agencies, and possibly with an external media company

  • Support in the organization of consultation meetings with key relevant stakeholders in the area of violence against women and women’s economic security, including on the 16 Days campaign
  • Develop a communication plan for the 16 Days of Activism including a joint calendar of activities
  • Engage in follow-up work to support UN Women and partnering UN agencies for the development of all campaign related materials and implementation of all specific activities
  • Support production of communications material, including infographics
  • Develop and disseminate outreach communication materials, presentations, knowledge products, and other relevant documentation
  • Utilize social networking and other media strategies for advocacy and promotion
  • Provide advice and support to UN Women and partnering UN agencies, including other partner organizations on the implementation of their activities and make efforts to ensure coordination between different activities
  • Take photos and quotes by participants during campaign activities and provide a short summary
  • Assist in the preparation/adaption of content for social media throughout the 16 Days of Activism
  • Prepare a media review with all the articles and media reports covering the 16 Days campaign
  • Prepare a 16 Days Newsletter-style report, capturing key events and actions - such as though photo essays and a web timeline
  • 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 a relevant area, e.g. Communication, Media, Journalism, International Relations, or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in public relations, communications, or advocacy or other relevant programmes, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience in desktop editing/publishing, copy-editing and production.
  • Experience in journalism, web publishing and public relations.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Armenian E(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
Area of expertise details
  • 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 Gender Equality, Inclusive Economic Development, Violence Against Women and Girls and/or relevant field of work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Armenia and legal residents in Armenia with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 24-09-2021
Analyste chargé/e de l’Unité Financière d’Appui en Gestion Financière des Programmes (PMSU) Int. Specialist UNWomen Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001044-10624
Open

Analyste chargé/e de l’Unité Financière d’Appui en Gestion Financière des Programmes (PMSU)

Analyste chargé/e de l’Unité Financière d’Appui en Gestion Financière des Programmes (PMSU)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 October 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

Sous la supervision directe de la Deputy Resident Representative, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  1. Gestion financière des programmes/des projets, recouvrement des coûts en soutien aux coordonnateurs de programmes et projets
  2. Mise en œuvre des procédures NIM
  3. Contribution à la préparation des budgets des projets et programmes
  4. Renforcement des capacités des partenaires d’exécution et au partage des connaissances
  5. Appui /conseils à la supervision et à la coordination budgétaires des programmes

  • Analyser le suivi financier en appui aux Coordonnateurs des Programmes :
    1. Vérifier la fiabilité des données financières des projets enregistrées dans les rapports financiers
    2. Suivre la gestion des ressources financières des projets suivant les directives établies par le Bureau du Mali et le siège ;
    3. Conseiller sur les allocations des budgets des programmes, appuyer les révisions budgétaires ;
    4. Contrôler la mise à jour des états de recouvrement des charges sur les programmes et projets et s'assurer que cela est en lien avec la politique de recouvrement des couts du bureau ;
    5. Contrôler à posteriori la conformité des demandes de paiement direct et d'avance de fonds aux partenaires d’exécution en lien avec les manuels et procédures en vigueur ;
    6. Contribuer à la préparation de la revue du Programme pays.

  • Apporter l’appui nécessaire aux partenaires d’exécution des organisations de la société civile et aux partenaires gouvernementaux dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des projets et programmes :

  • Appuyer la mise en œuvre au niveau des partenaires d’une organisation comptable conforme aux règles de gestion de ONU Femmes ;

  • S’assurer que les dépenses effectuées par les partenaires d’exécution sont conformes aux procédures de gestion de ONU Femmes ;
  • Conduire des formations régulières sur le rapportage financier (FACE Form) à l’endroit des partenaires d’exécution et mettre à leur disposition les outils nécessaires ;

  • Assurer que les partenaires d’exécution et le Bureau d’ONU Femmes disposent d’un système de classement harmonisé des pièces justificatives ;

  • Assurer que les copies des pièces justificatives des dépenses réglées en paiement direct, sont communiquées et disponibles auprès des partenaires d’exécution ;

  • Appuyer la réalisation des audits NEX pour qu’ils sont certifiés conformes et accompagner l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre des plans de renforcement de capacité des partenaires d’implémentation, s’assurer que les plans de mise sont disponibles aux niveaux des partenaires d’exécution (IPs) et faire un suivi de leur mise en œuvre.

  • Appuyer le suivi de la mise en œuvre des recommandations des audits

  • Tenir des tableaux de bord et préparer les rapports mandataires sur les ressources du Programme pays et les analyser (ressources centrales du Programme, fonds administrés, autres fonds mobilisés par le Bureau, etc.) à partir des rapports, informations fournies par les unités concernées :

  1. Les outstanding avances ;
  2. Le taux de delivery du Programme ;
  3. Le suivi des recommandations des audits NEX
  4. Le suivi des rapports d’exécution financière globale par composante

  1. Les rapports financiers à soumettre aux bailleurs ;

  1. L’exactitude des dépenses inscrites sur ces rapports y inclus ceux reçus sur papier.

  • Etre le point focal de ONU Femmes dans le cadre du processus HACT (Approche harmonisée du transfert d’espèces) :

  1. Assurer la participation de ONU Femmes aux différentes rencontres inter-agences ;
  2. Assurer l’élaboration et l’exécution/suivi du plan d’assurance institutionnelle d’ONU Femmes ;
  3. Appuyer la réalisation des vérifications ponctuelles et autres activités d’assurance si applicable ;
  4. Conduire les activités d’évaluation des capacités des potentiels/actuels partenaires d’exécution ;
  5. Conduire les vérifications des pièces justificatives transmises par les partenaires d’exécution dans les délai impartis en collaboration avec les assistant-e-s de programmes ;
  • Contrôler la certification les révisions budgétaires réalisées par les Coordinateurs de Programme en assurant le respect des niveaux d'engagement établis dans le cadre de la planification financière et aviser la Direction des erreurs et dépassements des budgets ;

  • Corriger les exceptions du tableau de bord de suivi financier (Dashboard Finance), relatives aux projets sous NEX, les déficits sur les projets en frais partagés et en faire le suivi ;

  • Analyser l'impact des dépenses sur la planification de l'ensemble des ressources, détecter les problèmes de taux d'exécution facilitant la prise de décision et conseiller la Direction sur les actions nécessaires ;

  • Etre Point focal pour le suivi des contributions au niveau du Programme en collaboration avec l’unité M&E ;

  • Participer à la préparation du budget administratif du Bureau (sur financement des ressources régulières et extra-budgétaires) en fournissant des analyses de coût, des projections de dépenses, des revenus sur ressources mobilisées et toute autre donnée liée à cet exercice ;

  • Renforcer les capacités des Coordinateurs et des Assistant(e)s au programme dans la gestion financière des projets et programmes, notamment en matière d'utilisation optimale d'Atlas, et veiller à leur maitrise du suivi budgétaire ;

  • Participer activement aux réseaux de connaissances et d'échanges de ONU Femmes sur les questions de gestion financière des projets et partager l'information avec les collaborateurs et partenaires,
  • Exécuter toute autre activité demandée par le Superviseur.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Diplôme universitaire (Maitrise) en Economie ou un diplôme professionnel en Comptabilité, en Finance ou tout autre diplôme reconnu équivalent.

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

4 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans l’appui aux activités relatives aux programmes idéalement dans le cadre des Nations Unies ou d’ONG internationales.
Parfaite maîtrise des applications informatiques Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
Une expérience avérée dans les processus d’évaluation et de renforcement de capacités des partenaires d’exécution de la société civile et du Gouvernement.
Une expérience avec le Système des Nations Unies et la connaissance du progiciel de gestion ATLAS sont un atout.

Exigences requises pour l’utilisation de l’outil informatique :

• Aisance dans l'utilisation d'ordinateurs et de logiciels de bureautique (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) et internet.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit
Area of expertise details
  1. Gestion financière des programmes/des projets, recouvrement des coûts en soutien aux coordonnateurs de programmes et projets
  2. Mise en œuvre des procédures NIM
  3. Contribution à la préparation des budgets des projets et programmes
  4. Renforcement des capacités des partenaires d’exécution et au partage des connaissances
  5. Appui /conseils à la supervision et à la coordination budgétaires des programmes
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: 26-09-2021
Communications Specialist Nat. Specialist UNWomen Kazakhstan
VMAM Code
KAZR000291-10670
Open

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Kazakhstan
Location, Country
Nur-Sultan (KAZ)
Language skills
English
Russian
Expected Starting Date
01 January 2022
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UN Women’s Peace, Security & Humanitarian Specialist, the UNV Communications Specialist will:

a. Developing and Implementing Communication and Outreach Plans:

  • Develop communication and outreach plans for projects under the WEE & WPS/HA portfolio
  • Advise in terms of message formulation and identification of effective communication channels for reaching the target groups
  • Provide advice on communication and outreach strategies into programme implementation
  • Maintain close contact with the media representatives in the region, provide support to building partnership with the media
  • Provide advice and guidance to and coordinate with Country Offices for a harmonious implementation of communication and outreach plans
  • Provide support for the implementation of project events and report them accordingly
  • Prepare media advisories to announce events to the media and draft media releases to send out after/right at the end of the events
  • Prepare drafts of texts about project activities and achievements for the regional website
  • Provide support in preparing short video clips containing statements from project beneficiaries, experts, stakeholders, and partners, dedicated to important topics and events, and help in distribution of such video materials through media, social media and other channels
  • Develop and organize regional social media and other campaigns

b. Contributing to Knowledge Building and Management:

  • Contribute to the identification of best-practices. Draft success stories (including human interest stories and testimonials by project partners and beneficiaries, and communications assets) and other communications products (infographics etc.) for distribution. Conduct simple interviews where necessary
  • Develop and disseminate outreach communication materials, presentations, knowledge products, and other relevant documentation
  • Support programme and policy colleagues with the development, branding and design of publications and relevant knowledge materials
  • Utilize social networking and other media strategies for advocacy and promotion
  • Seek, follow-up on and provide content for any information campaign and outreach opportunity with partnering UN agencies and other partners

c. Maintaining Web/Online Presence:

  • Develop content for the regional website and social media accounts
  • Improving ways on how information, statistics and results are organised so that high-quality data and statistics support project’s key messages, and that information and communication is organised in an appealing manner

d. Ensuring Programme Visibility:

  • Provide support in presenting important project results – success stories, using as many communication channels as possible in close cooperation with partnering UN agencies
  • Ensure a unified visual identity for all program activities, materials, and events. Oversee the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g., quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design)
  • Ensure that all communication activities are implemented in line with UN Women Regional Communications Strategy and donor guidelines on communication and visibility
  • Seek and follow-up on opportunities to enhance visibility of programme results

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Communication, Media, Journalism, International Relations, or a related field;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years experience at the national or international level in communications, social and online media, PR/media outreach, campaigning, outreach and/or advocacy.

Experience in desktop editing/publishing, copy-editing and production.

Experience in journalism, web publishing and public relations.

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

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • 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 the humanitarian-development nexus, Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Kazakhistan and legal residents in Kazakhistan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 28-09-2021