Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Regional Finance and Admin Specialist Nat. Specialist IOM Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000967-10547
Open

Regional Finance and Admin Specialist

Regional Finance and Admin Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
IOM
Country
Egypt
Location, Country
Cairo (EGY)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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
  1. Prepare accounting transaction reports & payments pertaining to the Regional Office and ensure that supporting documents are complete, follow up with relevant staff as necessary.
  2. Verify invoices and ascertain that the equipment, supplies or services they refer to were duly received or provided before proceeding with payment request.
  3. Prepare Yearly & monthly-end closure of accounts for, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates and produce financial reports for submission to relevant units. In addition, support with RO Cairo Yearly & Monthly-end closure.
  4. Settle travel expense claims for all Regional Office staff; coordinate with respective staff members to verify accuracy and ensure completion of the claims and supporting documentation.
  5. Assist in the review the financial activities including oversight of financial expenditure and accountability and financial analysis of Country Offices in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. In addition to support to RO Cairo Financial activities.
  6. Review and process accounting transactions including IOM services fees and the fees for the service providers on biweekly basis for Algeria, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
  7. Process timely and accurately payroll for Saudi Arabia national staff and ensure proper documentation.
  8. Assist and support CO’s Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, including responding to queries, support preparing their budgets, and providing supporting documents when requested and processing their payments.
  9. Assist to provide administrative and logistical, support and coordination for movement events planned under IOM Saudi Arabia and Untitled Arab Emirates resettlement projects.
  10. Provide routine support and coordination for procurement of goods and services of the Country Office Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, ensuring that all received goods are in accordance with the terms and specifications of the respective Purchase Orders (POs). and that all procurement processes made in the office are in line with IOM instructions and guidelines and coordinated with the Procurement and Supply Unit, as needed.
  11. Assist the timely preparation of Financial and administrative reports and other relevant documentation for the region, as appropriate.
  12. Assist in preparing the annual budget for Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, in coordination with the relevant project managers. Monitor the budget control process and analyze variances between budget(s) and actual expenditures and assist in the preparation of budgets for new projects as needed.
  13. Assist in the preparation of the sustainability reports and financial analysis for Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
  14. Assist the Regional office in the financial resources management control; assist in budget reviewing, monitoring and control and facilitate project activation in PRIMA and revise BNPs/budgets.
  15. Responsible for vendor creation process for RO, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
  16. Assist & support the implementation of internal controls in Gulf Country Offices (Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates) and compliance with financial policies, procedures, instructions, rules and regulations, including prevention of fraud and mismanagement.
  17. Prepare and ensure proper E-filling for the admin & financial transactions for Gulf and RO Cairo accounts. This include ensuring all documents are scanned and in order for audit trail.
  18. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting or Business Administration with 3 years of relevant professional experience; or
  • Completed High School degree from an accredited academic institution, with five years of relevant professional experience;
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience in applying knowledge of relevant financial discipline;
  • Experience in developing / following internal control procedures to prevent fraud and mismanagement;
  • Experience in ensuring application of institutional financial policies and guidelines;
  • Experience in advocating incorporation of financial considerations into processes and procedures;
  • Experience in the usage of office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) in particular experience in computerized accounting systems including SAP application;
  • Knowledge of financial rules and regulations.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit, Other finance, economics and administration related experience, Macroeconomics and public finance
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Egypt and legal residents in Egypt with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 23-09-2021
Programme Support Associate for Afghanistan Int. Specialist UNV Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000464-10657
Open

Programme Support Associate for Afghanistan

Programme Support Associate for Afghanistan

International Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Dari
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
4 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Manager for Asia and the Pacific or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Programme Support Associate will:

Support to UN Volunteer mobilization and management

  • Ensure an understanding of UNV’s mandate, key offers and the added value that UN Volunteer assignments by UN Agencies;
  • Support identification of volunteer placement opportunities and present UNV value proposition and volunteer modalities with the objective of maximizing international and national volunteer presence, including collaboration in the preparation of descriptions of assignment, with partner agencies and other partners;
  • Support briefings and debriefings for incoming and outgoing UN Volunteers, including personal support and guidance to UN Volunteers serving in the country;
  • Work closely with the Field Security Officer and provide support to the UN Designated Official to ensure a detailed understanding among UN Volunteers on all security-related issues;
  • Monitor the well-being and performance of serving UN Volunteers;
  • Support the deployment and assignment management of all UN Volunteer modalities;
  • Support the recruitment of national and international UN Volunteers as well as other administrative duties for placement and management of UN Volunteers assigned to the country in line with the conditions of service and in close coordination with the relevant organizational units;
  • Participate in UN thematic forces, conflict and post-conflict needs assessments to identify opportunities for volunteer placement;
  • Support development and implementation of the UNV country programme’s annual work plan, including reporting on UNV support funds and budget;
  • Assist on the logistical and travel arrangements of arriving UN Volunteers and his/her recognized dependents;
  • Maintain up to date contact records of all serving UN Volunteers, including their recognized dependents;
  • In close coordination with the Communications Associate in the Regional Office, support in the preparation, dissemination and presentation of country-specific promotional information on the mandate and work of UNV with relevant development partners and the media.

Emergency Support

  • Ensure regular monitoring of well-being and duty of care of the UN Volunteers;
  • Analyse the situation in the country and suggest respective actions to the supervisor;
  • Act as an emergency contact point for information updates on the safety and whereabouts of the UN Volunteers under any emergency conditions;
  • In close coordination with relevant organizational units and in contact with the Host Entities, update the lists of emergency entitlements and other allowances for the UN Volunteers;
  • Consolidate and update the lists of the UN Volunteers and their whereabouts in case of emergency;
  • Support evacuation and relocation of UN Volunteers, if applicable;
  • Keep updated on the continuity plans of the Host Entities;
  • Collect and analyze information of re-purposing of the UN Volunteer assignments.

Administrative and logistical support

  • Maintain inventories of all UNV-supplied, non-expendable equipment, and ensure records of all items purchased for UNV-executed projects are submitted to UNV headquarters;
  • Maintain general office files and keep information and reference material in a manner that allows easy reference and retrieval.

  • Perform other duties as may be required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in programme management support services;
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of volunteerism and previous experience in a volunteer organization is an advantage;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Knowledge of volunteerism and previous experience in a volunteer organization is an advantage;
  • 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;
  • Desirable: 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
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, 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. Application deadline: 26 September 2021
Soutien de santé mental et psychologique en cas d'urgence Nat. Specialist UNV Haiti
VMAM Code
HTIR000243-10672
Open

Soutien de santé mental et psychologique en cas d'urgence

Soutien de santé mental et psychologique en cas d'urgence

National Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Haiti
Location, Country
Les Cayes (HTI)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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

Cette description d'affectation correspond à des tâches génériques associées au poste en question afin d'établir une liste/pool de candidats qualifiés et disponibles pour développer les fonctions requises par les AFP en réponse à la situation humanitaire en Haïti. Les superviseurs de cette mission seront prévenus si le début du recrutement associé à cette mission est confirmé.

  • Fournir des conseils techniques pour élaborer, mettre en œuvre et contrôler les plans d'action de Mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS - Santé mentale et soutien psychosocial) afin de répondre aux besoins de la population tout au long des phases de réponse et de rétablissement ;

  • Promouvoir une approche systémique pour intégrer la MHPSS dans les secteurs de la santé et les secteurs sociaux connexes, en coordination avec les agences et entités concernées ;

  • Fournir un soutien technique aux initiatives de renforcement des capacités en coordination avec les parties prenantes nationales et internationales impliquées dans la réponse humanitaire actuelle afin de développer une réponse MHPSS à plusieurs niveaux
  • Faciliter le développement de services communautaires de santé mentale ;

  • Coordonner avec toutes les parties prenantes pour renforcer la capacité du personnel des Primary Health Care (PHC - Soins de santé primaires) à fournir un ensemble de soins de santé mentale de base basé sur le programme d'action contre les lacunes en santé mentale de l'OMS - Guide d'intervention (mhGAP-HIG) dans le cadre de l'ensemble des soins de SSP ;

  • Coordonner et soutenir techniquement le développement des services psychiatriques ambulatoires ou hospitaliers de niveau secondaire afin de fournir un soutien en matière d'orientation et de supervision au personnel des PHC ;

  • Contribuer au développement et au renforcement des services psychiatriques spécialisés ;
  • Collaborer avec toutes les parties prenantes et tous les partenaires pour élaborer des matériels d'information, d'éducation et de communication (IEC) et sensibiliser aux besoins mentaux et psychosociaux afin de lutter contre la stigmatisation et la discrimination ;

  • Co-développer, en coordination avec les parties prenantes nationales, des systèmes de surveillance et de suivi ;

  • Fournir des conseils techniques aux organisations partenaires de la société civile et à d'autres entités, le cas échéant, sur les questions liées à la mise en place d'un programme solide de MHPSS ;

  • Aider à la mobilisation des ressources adéquates et durables pour le développement et la mise en œuvre des activités et programmes de MHPSS ;

  • Fournir un soutien programmatique au programme de santé mentale et de toxicomanie du bureau de pays ;

  • Rédiger des mises à jour périodiques sur les services MHPSS, partagées avec les secteurs et la direction concernés ; Rédiger et réviser des documents techniques et des produits d'information selon les besoins.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

D​iplôme universitaire de niveau licence dans le domaine de la santé mentale et/ou des sciences sociales.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Une qualification en santé publique serait un avantage. 3 à 5 ans d'expérience en santé mentale et en programmation psychosociale.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Mental health
Area of expertise details
  • Expérience de travail dans le contexte humanitaire et les urgences ;
  • Expérience en matière de renforcement des capacités et de la compréhension de la santé mentale et du soutien psychosocial par les différents responsables ;
  • Une expérience de travail sur l'inclusion des groupes d'enfants difficiles à atteindre est un plus.
  • Une bonne connaissance et une expérience de l'utilisation des normes et directives inter-agences établies en matière de MHPSS;
  • Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles ; sensibilité culturelle et sociale ; capacité à travailler de manière inclusive et en collaboration avec un éventail de partenaires, y compris les membres de la communauté de base, les organisations religieuses et de jeunesse, et les autorités à différents niveaux ; familiarité avec les outils et les approches de la communication pour le développement ;
  • Capacité à travailler et à s'adapter professionnellement et efficacement dans un environnement difficile ; capacité à travailler efficacement dans une équipe multiculturelle composée de personnel international et national ;
  • Autonome, capacité à travailler avec un minimum de supervision ; capacité à travailler dans des délais serrés.
Driving license
Competencies values
Building Trust, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Haiti et les résidents légaux de (pays ou territoire du programme) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.
Responsable du monitoring et de l'évaluation Nat. Specialist UNV Haiti
VMAM Code
HTIR000246-10676
Open

Responsable du monitoring et de l'évaluation

Responsable du monitoring et de l'évaluation

National Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Haiti
Location, Country
Port-au-Prince (HTI)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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

Cette description d'affectation correspond à des tâches génériques associées au poste en question afin d'établir une liste/pool de candidats qualifiés et disponibles pour développer les fonctions requises par les AFP (agences, fonds et programmes des Nations Unis) en réponse à la situation humanitaire en Haïti. Les superviseurs de cette mission seront prévenus si le début du recrutement associé à cette mission est confirmé.

  • Soutenir le gestionnaire principal de programme dans le développement et le renforcement des systèmes de monitoring et d'évaluation (M&E), y compris l'apprentissage et la responsabilité et la génération des données fiables pour la gestion axée sur les résultats de l'unité d'urgence dans son ensemble et pour renforcer la mise en œuvre des projets.
  • Soutenir le développement des nouvelles propositions des projets, y compris l'élaboration des cadres logiques, la définition des indicateurs et des objectifs réalistes et sensibles au genre ;
  • Mettre régulièrement à jour le monitoring de la mesure des performances avec le personnel de COVID-19, comme les repères de qualité et le monitoring des indicateurs et des performances pour l'entité hôte et les projets des partenaires.
  • Entreprendre et superviser des visites régulières de monitoring et d'évaluation sur le terrain avec le personnel de terrain et en coordination avec le gestionnaire principal de programme pour assurer la conformité technique et opérationnelle et l'exécution en temps voulu des projets par rapport aux plans et objectifs approuvés.
  • Soutenir une conception et une approche de mise en œuvre éthiques et méthodologiques pour les enquêtes ainsi que pour les plans de monitoring, en veillant à ce que la sensibilité au genre et l'analyse de genre soient intégrées.
  • Diriger l'analyse des données quantitatives et la rédaction des rapports pour l'évaluation de l'unité, les enquêtes et autres enquêtes liées à la stratégie de changement de comportement ;
  • Mettre en place et gérer des mécanismes communautaires de réponse aux plaintes dans les zones où les mécanismes inter-agences ne sont pas fonctionnels, y compris en travaillant avec les points focaux PSEA (la protection contre l’exploitation et les abus sexuels) pour assurer un traitement sûr des rapports SEA.
  • Soutenir la gestion du projet dans la préparation des rapports des donateurs en temps opportun pour assurer la conformité avec les indicateurs et les objectifs clés du programme.
  • Préparer des évaluations externes et mener des évaluations internes de performance et d'impact, ainsi que d'autres rapports de responsabilité, selon les besoins ; y compris la rédaction d'une analyse des résultats et des recommandations.
  • Soutenir le développement des systèmes de gestion de l'information améliorés au sein du bureau ;
  • Aider le gestionnaire principal de programme à identifier les besoins d'information pertinents des partenaires du groupe de travail et faciliter le partage des informations entre les parties prenantes.
  • Soutenir le coordinateur du groupe de travail dans le processus de collecte des données, y compris le suivi et l'analyse des données.
  • Participer à l'analyse des données et à la visualisation (cartographie, analyse des lacunes, infographie, etc.) et faire rapport aux partenaires du groupe de travail.
  • Exécuter d’autres tâches connexes requises par le superviseur

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Diplôme universitaire de niveau licence en développement, gestion, sciences politiques ou sociales ou tout autre domaine connexe d'un établissement universitaire accrédité. Quatre ans d'expérience professionnelle pertinente.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Au moins 2 ans d’expérience professionnelle en matière de monitoring et évaluation (ou quatre ans pour les candidats ayant un premier niveau de diplôme universitaire)
  • Capacité à concevoir et développer une stratégie, des méthodologies et des outils de monitoring, d'évaluation, d'apprentissage et de responsabilisation ;
  • Expérience antérieure avérée de la mise en place et de la gestion des mécanismes solides de réponse aux plaintes ;
  • Capacité à consolider des informations provenant des sources multiples et à rédiger des analyses et des rapports ponctuelles et succinctes
  • Expérience préalable des activités de suivi des situations d'urgence ;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

Capacité informatique :

  • Connaissance des plateformes et des méthodologies de collecte des données numériques ;
  • Excellentes compétences informatiques : excellente connaissance de MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint et des programmes d'analyse statistique ;
  • Bonnes compétences en matière de formation et de renforcement des capacités dans le domaine du M&E ;
  • La connaissance de la base des données Access est un avantage ;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, 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 de Haiti et les résidents légaux de (pays ou territoire du programme) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.
Business Operations Specialist Nat. Specialist IOM Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000970-10599
Open

Business Operations Specialist

Business Operations Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
IOM
Country
Egypt
Location, Country
Cairo (EGY)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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
  1. Support in the review and assessment of existing processes, in close coordination with Country Offices (CO) management and the Regional Office (RO), and recommend and lead successful implementation of process improvements in line with the emerging Business Transformation
  2. Organize monthly meetings with the 15 Country Offices in MENA (FP nominated by COs management), including preparation of agenda, recording of minutes, preparing and delivering presentations underscoring pain points, challenges, areas of improvement, best practices and how best to support the field offices.
  3. Undertake desk research and analysis in the area of COs’ internal capacity enhancement and checking data and references to contribute to policy briefs, information materials, presentations and other visibility materials for reports, plans, studies, briefings, training, meetings/conferences, etc
  4. Identify and implement key performance management metrics into current and future programming and process design to enhance results-based programming.
  5. Assist with training Development, user documentation and system implementation based on COs requests and in coordination with relevant officers at RO level
  6. Facilitate knowledge sharing and knowledge management efforts, including through the production and maintenance of knowledge management tools related to the project in coordination with the Regional Staff Development Officer
  7. Prepare and send on a regular basis personalized correspondences to each country office, signaling discrepancies and advising on appropriate corrective actions to be taken.
  8. Provide general support to the Project Team in the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project, in compliance with the donor administrative, legal and procedural requirements.
  9. Maintain an updated tracking of the project’s progress, and draft as well as contribute to regular reports in line with IOM standards and donor requirements.
  10. In close coordination with Project coordinator, ensure strategic and efficient management of project’s financial resources while advising on corrective actions and proposing alternative solutions to meet outcomes and needs of COs.
  11. Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master’s degree in business administration, organizational development, operations management, project management, or other related technical field from an accredited academic institution with three years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with five years of relevant professional experience.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • five years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in leading strategy development and business transformation;
  • Experience in the planning, coordination and / or monitoring of capacity building activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to present a significant amount of information from various sources in a concise way
  • Ability to plan activities in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Familiarity with UN common system or similar systems.
  • High level of computer literacy, knowledge of SAP is a distinct advantage and experience using Articulate Storyline, WebEx and Cornerstone (or other Learning Management System software) is desirable.
  • International setting and/or multicultural environment in other missions/other countries is an added advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Political affairs and political reporting, Legal research, Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Egypt and legal residents in Egypt with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 28-09-2021
Online Volunteering Programme and Service Coordinator Nat. Specialist UNV Turkey
VMAM Code
TURR000507-10618
Open

Online Volunteering Programme and Service Coordinator

Online Volunteering Programme and Service Coordinator

National Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Turkey
Location, Country
Istanbul (TUR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 December 2021
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Manager for Europe and CIS and within the coordination of OV Team Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

a. Coordinating the Online Volunteering programme and service in Europe and CIS countries and focusing on:

  • Coordinate the engagement and promotion of online volunteering by contributing to networking efforts and building relationships with relevant organizations, delivering information meetings and workshops for target organizations and providing relevant information and assistance;
  • Assist with planning and organizing series of on-site and online public events on promoting volunteer modalities of UNV among UN Agencies, NGOs, UN Volunteers and other target groups, including in close coordination with ROECIS and UNV global teams;
  • Support ROECIS portfolio team to combine online volunteer services with onsite UN Volunteer services by coordinating the relationships management with UN partners;
  • Develop creative business solutions to extend the operation in the region.

b. Providing support to the users of UNV’s Online Volunteering service focusing on achieving the following results:

  • Respond to general queries including updating of standard messages;
  • Screen organizations’ applications from a given portfolio of countries submitted ensuring required information is complete, assessing compliance with established criteria, e.g. adherence to UN policies, accreditation with ECOSOC, verifying applicant organizations’ goals and activities through Internet research, and getting timely feedback from field teams, other;
  • Assist with organization and volunteer feedback monitoring and take action as and when relevant;
  • Screen online volunteering opportunities by organizations, ensuring clear task descriptions, context and expected development impact;
  • Guide users on other website-related issues and problem solving;
  • Actively participate in developing / reigning business requirement for continuous systems optimization (from the end -user and service administrator perspective).

c. Supporting Knowledge Management:

  • Support regional manager and UNV in delivering webinars, producing visibility tools, drafting knowledge products;
  • Generate and prepare data sheets, presentations on OV together with an analysis and evaluation including sharing information for RBM processes;
  • Regular follow-up the trend and brief regional manager and UNV team by proposing mitigation measures or new business solutions in OV;
  • Close follow-up online volunteering services providing to the partners and support Communication team to collect information, draft stories, articles, social media posts and other relevant materials for website, social media channels etc and knowledge sharing;
  • Edit and translate documents related to user journey guidance and other online volunteering content.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Minimum Bachler’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. social sciences, development studies, marketing, international relations or area related to developing business and programme management.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in programme management, implementation, business development, partnerships relation or other relevant programmes; experience with online/digital platforms and volunteerism are an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Knowledge of work with United Nations is an advantage;
  • Experience in volunteer mobilization or working with civil society organizations of Europe and CIS region highly desirable;
  • Experience working in international organizations is an asset;
    • Excellent oral and written skills in English; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Have affinity with or interest in relationships management, programme implementation, business development with marketing, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is mandatory;
  • Working knowledge in another UN language (mainly Russian, French, Spanish) is an asset.

Others:

  • Proficiency in using computers and office software packages (MS Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.);
  • Advance experience with database management and in handling of web-based management systems.

Competencies and values (in addition to the list in the following section):

  • 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Strong client oriented manner is mandatory.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Development programme/project administration, Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Assignment Remarks:

National UN Volunteer assignments are only open for Turkish citizens who have work permit in Turkey. Other countries’ citizens are not eligible to be shortlisted in NUNV assignments.

The duration of this assignment will be extended upon the successful deliverables of UN Volunteers in line with the expectations and targets of the assignment described in this Call for Application.

The current monthly living allowance of a national UN Volunteer in Turkey is TRY 7133 with a full coverage of private insurance and additional benefits ie access to learning platforms. There is an increase in monthly living allowance in each May. There is no pension and social security payment in UN Volunteer assignments, these costs are belonging to the person. The candidate can find the details of entitlements in the UNV Conditions of Service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified after the application deadline and will have information about written test and interview.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, 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. 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: 28-09-2021