Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Communications Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP Nigeria
VMAM Code
NGAR000172-10136
Open

Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Nigeria
Location, Country
Abuja (NGA)
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Project Manager or his/her appointed delegated representative(s), the UNV Communication Specialist will:

  •  Support the implementation of the project's communication strategy and annual plan
  • Design, produce, write and/or edit communication and advocacy materials, flagship reports, and studies; in doing so the incumbent will also facilitate the management and dissemination of knowledge products 
  • Support the project's online visibility on social media channels, and on the UNDP Africa website, blog platforms, and e-newsletters 
  • Promote the achievements of UNDP and its partners in the regional context of disaster risk management in the Western Sahel and Lake Chad Basin 
  • Help improve the project’s outreach and promote the agenda of UNDP and its partners towards a risk-informed development trajectory

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Media, Journalism, International Relations, or a related field. A Master's degree is desirable, but it is not a requirement.
Minimum 3 years (5 years desirable but it is not a requirement) of experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications, or advocacy, including

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience in developing communication and media materials, and online publications 
  • Experience in preparing presentations, briefing notes, talking points, and fact sheets 
  • Experience in media relations 
  • Knowledge of and experience with photography and video 
  • Knowledge of and experience as an influencer or with blogging and social media 
  • Advanced user level in graphic design software packages (Adobe Creative Suite) 
  • Good knowledge of handling web-based management systems (AEM, Drupal) 
  • Experience in working at the UN and/or with NGOs in the field of development is an asset
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
Area of expertise details

Expertise in the design and production of communication and advocacy materials including excellent knowledge and skills in photography and video production​

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Knowledge Sharing, 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: 23-09-2021
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
Civic and Voters Education Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Liberia
VMAM Code
LBRR000198-10659
Open

Civic and Voters Education Officer

Civic and Voters Education 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

Under the guidance of the UNDP Chief Technical Adviser (CTA) for Elections, the CVE officer will support NEC and stakeholders involved with CVE activities, to strengthen local capacity. He or she will assist NEC to analyze existing CVE strategies and structure to identify challenges to the conduct of successful, effective, strategic, inclusive, and long-term CVE.

  • Review current CVE framework and approach to identify challenges and recommend solutions
  • Provide support to civic and voter education related to elections
  • Support the planning of CVE-related workshops and trainings
  • Support the assessment and establishment of CVE cells in 73 electoral districts of NEC’s operations
  • Work closely with UNDP Gender Specialist and NEC Gender Unit to ensure that gender equality and social inclusion are promoted through the CVE process
  • Encourage and support collaboration amongst relevant sections within the NEC involved with civic and voter education (Gender Unit, Political Parties Liaison Unit, Communication, amongst others)
  • Support the drafting of thematic documents, including strategies, concepts, plans
  • Support the development of printed and audio-visual civic and voter education materials
  • Support the NEC in developing CVE messaging, addressing inclusive participation, electoral violence, and violence against women
  • Compile and provide regular briefings and reports in the assigned area of responsibility in close collaboration with the CVE director
  • Work closely with NEC Magistrate Offices to ensure adequate CVE implementation at the county-level

Perform other related duties as required and as may be assigned by the CTA or required by the NEC CVE Department

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in education, gender studies, political/social sciences, development, law, international relations, or relevant sectors.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least two years of working experience in public outreach, communication, graphic design, civic education, or similar
  • Experience with training and facilitation (including participatory approaches) is required
  • Experience in promoting peaceful societies and good governance is an asset
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • 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
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required
  • Knowledge of graphic design will be an asset
  • Previous work with electoral institutions will be an asset
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Election support activities, Public information and reporting, Other educational, teaching or training experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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
Animateur de développement économique local Community Volunteer UNDP Burkina Faso
VMAM Code
BFAR000215-10576
Open

Animateur de développement économique local

Animateur de développement économique local

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Burkina Faso
Location, Country
Kaya, Ouahigouya (BFA)
Language skills
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Sous la supervision générale du Coordonnateur du projet GoLCoS, la supervision directe des Points Focaux du PNUD dans les Bureaux Intégrés/Bureaux du projet GolCoS et en collaboration avec les experts en cohésion sociale et les VNUN ’Expert/e (s) national/es (aux) genre/sécurité communautaire et cohésion sociale, les VNUC, animateur de développement économique local seront chargé(e)s de :

  • Assister les conseils municipaux dans l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre des PAI, des PCD et des plans de passation des marchés ;
  • Assurer l’assistance à la maitrise d’ouvrage public locale des communes d'affectation ;
  • Assister les communes dans la mise en place de dispositif de gestion d'infrastructures ;
  • Assister les communes dans l'élaboration et la mise en œuvre de stratégies de mobilisation financières des ressources locales ;
  • Assister les communes dans la promotion du développement économique local par l’appui à la rédaction des propositions de projets ;
  • Assister les communes dans la promotion de la citoyenneté et la participation citoyenne ;
  • Assister les communes dans la mobilisation et l’implication des femmes et des jeunes dans la gestion des affaires locales ;
  • Sensibiliser les acteurs sur l’approche de la sécurité communautaire et faciliter la collaboration des parties prenantes pour une contribution active à la sécurité communautaire ;
  • Assurer la formation des acteurs locaux sur les techniques de planification locale et de mobilisations des ressources ;
  • Assurer la mobilisation des populations dans la mise en œuvre des activités du projet ;
  • Assister les communes dans la mise en œuvre des activités de promotion de la redevabilité ;
  • Assurer le suivi rapproché de la mise en œuvre des projets de développement économique local financés par le projet ;
  • Assurer la collecte et la transmission des données nécessaires à l'animation du dispositif de suivi-évaluation du projet ;
  • donner régulièrement des informations sur l’évolution de la situation sécuritaire dans la zone d’intervention du projet ;
  • capitaliser les bonnes pratiques et les leçons apprises de la mise en œuvre du projet sur le terrain;
  • participer aux activités de suivi des bénéficiaires du projet sur le terrain ;
  • Le/la volontaire peut être amené à exécuter d’autres tâches jugées utiles.

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

Être titulaire du BAC ou tout autre diplôme équivalent

Required experience
6 Months
Experience remark

· Disposer d’une capacité à développer et maintenir les partenariats locaux

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details

Animation

Adhésion manifeste aux principes d’engagement volontaire, incluant la solidarité, la compassion, la réciprocité et l’autonomie ; ainsi qu’aux valeurs fondamentales de l'ONU.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
FR * 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 Burkina Faso et les résidents légaux du Burkina Faso 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 : 27/09/2021