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Urban Planner Nat. Specialist UN-HABITAT Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001920-10156
Open

Urban Planner

Urban Planner

National Specialist
Host entity
UN-HABITAT
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
9 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 Programme Management Officer-Human Settlements or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [Urban Planner] will:

  • Develop updated Kalobeyei/Kakuma Spatial plan for the communities’ neighborhoods to be coordinated in the field level with different partners.
  • Support the implementation of public space facilities that include construction of physical facilities and coordination with the implementation partner.
  • Development of Kalobeyei Settlement rehabilitation plan through carrying out detailed survey for public infrastructure, utilization of FGDS and key informants and prioritization of action areas for construction and rehabilitation.
  • Support in installation of underground water tank within the Kalobeyei Settlement.
  • Coordination with UN agencies and other partners on technical matters
  • Draft substantive and technical advisory reports for on-going project on the field
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

in urban planning and design or urban studies

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least three years’ experience in urban planning and development in an organizational environment or private sector on spatial planning.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of urban planning theories, concepts and approaches relevant to urban planning and urban policy development.
  • Proven and demonstrable experience in design research and implementation of design projects related to urban planning issues preferably in developing countries will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with national or local government urban planning departments or project implementation is an added advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in designing, developing and implementing advocacy materials in urban planning fields
  • Strong networking, team work and management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in diverse environments
  • Demonstrable effective written communications skills including the ability to prepare and present reports, proposals, and procedures
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Architecture and urban planning, Other development programme/project experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 04 August 2021
Assistant Administratif Nat. Specialist UNDP Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000856-10177
Open

Assistant Administratif

Assistant Administratif

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Kinshasa (COD)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Sous la supervision du Gestionnaire du Projet d’Appui à la Décentralisation, l’Assistant (e) Administratif (ve) a un rôle prépondérant dans l’exécution des tâches administratives et logistiques du projet. Il (Elle) est chargé (e) de promouvoir un environnement de collaboration axé sur le client et conforme aux règlements et procédures du PNUD. Il (Elle) sera chargé (e) de :

Contribuer à la mise en œuvre du projet conformément aux règles et procédures du PNUD :

  • Veiller à la conformité des activités à mener avec le plan de travail du projet ;
  • Contribuer à l’élaboration des plans de travail, plans d’achat et du recrutement du projet et à leur mise en œuvre ;
  • En collaboration avec l’expert financier du projet, faire un suivi budgétaire des activités ;
  • En collaboration avec l’expert financier, mise en place d’un système de suivi des décaissements et des dépenses du projet.

Fournir un appui administratif au programme avec pour objectif d’arriver aux résultats suivants :

  • Contrôle adéquat et archivage des documents de support des paiements et des diverses correspondances ;
  • Appui administratif et logistique des activités du projet ;
  • Participation aux différentes réunions et rédaction des comptes rendus ;
  • Rédaction des diverses correspondances (lettres, mémos, requêtes de paiement…) ;
  • Appui logistique à l’équipe du projet pour organiser des évènements de formations, des ateliers et des réunions ;
  • Appui administratif aux consultants internationaux et nationaux et aux experts du projet ;
  • Archivage des documents en version papier et électronique ;
  • Préparation des missions de l’équipe du projet ;
  • Reprographie et assistance à la préparation des ateliers et digitalisation des documents de différentes sources ;
  • Gestion de l’inventaire du projet.

Participer au renforcement des capacités et au partage des connaissances

  • Participation aux formations pour le staff des opérations/programme dans le domaine de l'administration et des finances ;
  • Contribution aux différents réseaux de connaissance du PNUD notamment au partage des bonnes pratiques et expériences ;
  • Appui à l'équipe du programme dans la mise en œuvre du plan de renforcement des capacités dans le domaine de son intervention.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Diplôme de graduat en administration, sociologie, droit, relations internationales ou sciences sociales
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • 3 ans d’expérience dans le domaine de l’administration et de gestion ;
  • Maîtrise de l’outil informatique et des logiciels de bureau (MS Word, Excel, etc.), la connais-sance approfondie des tableurs et logiciels de bases de données sera considérée comme un atout ;
  • L’expérience de travail avec des systèmes de gestion intégré (ex ATLAS) sera considérée comme un avantage.
  • Expérience professionnelle avec le système des Nations Unies et/ou une ONG internationale

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

l’administration et gestion ;

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 la RD Congo et les résidents légaux de la RD Congo ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 04/08/2021
Associate Project Control Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001538-10144
Open

Associate Project Control Officer

Associate Project Control Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Maban (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Sub Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Project Control Officer will:

  • Participate in the annual assessment and planning cycle.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Undertake missions within the geographical area of responsibility.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Contact partners for project related matters.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

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

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

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

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

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;

  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;

  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

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

    Sound security awareness;

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

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 04 August 2021
Especialista en fortalecimiento de capacidades sobre género y justicia penal Nat. Specialist UNODC Ecuador
VMAM Code
ECUR000875-10169
Open

Especialista en fortalecimiento de capacidades sobre género y justicia penal

Especialista en fortalecimiento de capacidades sobre género y justicia penal

National Specialist
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Ecuador
Location, Country
Quito (ECU)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
4 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

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Representante de UNODC para el Perú, Ecuador y Responsable de coordinación de las operaciones en Argentina, Chile, Para-guay y Uruguay, la Oficial de Coordinación Nacional y el Oficial Regional punto focal de género y derechos humanos, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:


1. Diseñar una propuesta metodológica, estructura pedagógica y contenidos, así como análisis de los elementos didácticos en materia de género, derechos humanos y justicia penal con énfasis en la violencia basada en género y atención a las víctimas.
2. Investigar y establecer un documento programático de contenidos basado en las normas nacionales e internacionales que rigen la respuesta del sistema de la justicia penal a la violencia basada en género. Sesiones de planificación académica con el equipo de UNODC para determinar el enfoque del público objetivo, los objetivos de aprendizaje generales y específicos, la definición del índice temático y la secuencia de la presentación.
3. Levantar, consolidar y organizar la información necesaria para la elaboración de la capacitación.
4. Apoyar en la identificación y definición de los perfiles para la selección de fiscales y operado-res de justicia que serán capacitados en la Fiscalía General del Estado (FGE).
5. Identificar una plataforma adecuada para llevar a cabo un programa de capacitación en línea.
6. Desarrollar un borrador del diseño metodológico del curso y un programa de estudios, así como un manual de usuario que se compartirá con los participantes en la plataforma en línea.
7. Organizar y gestionar las capacitaciones virtuales para los usuarios en la plataforma de aprendizaje y apoyar en webinarios requeridos, así como en el desarrollo y aplicación de mecanismos de seguimiento y evaluación de los conocimientos impartidos.
8. Investigar y recopilar materiales de la UNODC y otras fuentes, estándares de justicia penal, género y de derecho internacional de los derechos humanos basadas en los temas del curso virtual. Definición coordinada de los materiales clave con la UNODC y la FGE.
9. Generar el contenido de un repositorio digital consistente en una compilación de materiales de UNODC y estándares de derechos humanos y justicia penal vinculado con violencia basada en género, compilado en una base de datos, ideado como un espacio de consulta para los funcionarios capacitados.
10. Gestionar y mantener contacto con las instituciones, oficinas y personas estratégicas para el buen desarrollo del proyecto.
11. Realizar seguimiento a los compromisos y responsabilidades adquiridos por los actores relevantes al proyecto.
12. Participar activamente en el desarrollo del trabajo técnico del proyecto.

13. Las demás funciones relacionadas con el apoyo técnico al proyecto de acuerdo con los requerimientos establecidos por el Representante de UNODC y el punto focal de género y derechos humanos

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Título de grado profesional en, Derecho, Derechos Humanos, Ciencias Sociales, Políticas Públicas, Desarrollo internacional, Relaciones Internacionales en áreas afines a las responsabilidades del cargo.
  • Deseable postgrado (especialización o maestría) en estudios sobre género, derechos humanos, derecho internacional público, políticas públicas o en áreas afines a las responsabilidades del cargo.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia laboral específica mínima de dos (2) años en el desarrollo de proyectos o investigaciones sobre transversalización de enfoque de derechos humanos y género, en particular en espacios judiciales. Dentro de ella, se requiere de experiencia laboral especifica mínimo de un (1) año en el desarrollo de investigaciones, estudios y proyectos referentes a acceso a la justicia o fortalecimiento de capacidades institucionales del sector de justicia.
  • Conocimientos sobre la estructura organizacional e institucional del Gobierno de Ecuador y de la política pública relacionada con derechos humanos, género y justicia penal.
  • Se valorará positivamente haber trabajado o participado en el diseño, implementación, seguimiento o evaluación de proyectos de cooperación internacional en género y derechos humanos.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Criminal law, Other educational, teaching or training experience
Area of expertise details
  • Experiencia en el manejo de paquete Office, en particular excelentes capacidades para desa-rrollar trabajos en Word, Excel y Power Point, así como en el manejo de herramientas de capacitación.
  • Se valorará la experiencia en organismos internacionales, sociedad civil, Estado o el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Urban Development Specialist Nat. Specialist UN-HABITAT Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001905-10155
Open

Urban Development Specialist

Urban Development Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
UN-HABITAT
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
9 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 [Programme Management Officer-Human Settlements] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [Urban Development Specialist] will:

  • Provide technical support in the development of urban governance platforms and networking between governments, institutions, businesses and communities of interest and practice within the system of cities and towns in Turkana West to foster trade, investment, knowledge and information exchange, innovation, and collaborative governance.
  • Organize three Corridor Development Forums in Turkana West involving government, businesses, international agencies, NGOs, community representatives and stakeholders with interest in the long-term development of the corridor
  • Support the establishment of at least three local industry associations, communities of interest or practice in the Kakuma-Kalobeyei cluster. These might include ITC, energy, education, health, design, food and/or construction.
  • Develop mechanisms to support the development of an enterprise hub and catalyst for economic activities to facilitate the connection of the Kakuma-Kalobeyei cluster into the economic development corridor of Turkana West
  • Provide report upon conducting survey and collecting data with experts on the ground for sustainable economy for corridor development in Turkana county
  • Draft report of sustainable economy for corridor development in Turkana county
  • Draft a policy paper on sustainable economy of corridor development in Turkana county.
  • Update and draft bi-monthly donor report.
  • Finalize a paper on participatory planning process of UN-habitat in Kakuma
  • Conduct Capacity building workshops of Turkana county government to integrate migration into city development approaches
  • Conduct surveys on capacity assessment of Turkana county government and draft a report.
  • Develop a concept note for future programme in Turkana county.
  • Support EUTF, GOJ projects in Kakuma field office especially in linking the projects with the county Government, UN agencies and other humanitarian partners and supporting any participatory workshops/meetings with partners.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • University degree (Bachelor's or equivalent) in Rural development, Agricultural science, Social Studies, or related field that is relevant in sustainable urban development.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in dealing with sustainable urban development is required. Relevant experience in architecture, design and urban designing such as public space, sustainable construction, infrastructure and community development is desirable. Working experience in conducting social economic survey and analyzing is an advantage.
  • Proven knowledge and understanding of urban planning theories, concepts and approaches relevant to urban planning and urban policy development.
  • Proven and demonstrable experience in design research and implementation of design projects related to urban planning issues preferably in developing countries will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with national or local government urban planning departments or project implementation is an added advantage
  • Demonstrable experience in designing, developing, and implementing advocacy materials in urban planning fields
  • Strong networking, teamwork, and management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in diverse environments
  • Demonstrable effective written communications skills including the ability to prepare and present reports, proposals, and procedures
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Architecture and urban planning
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 04 August 2021
Associate Project Control Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001537-10143
Open

Associate Project Control Officer

Associate Project Control Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Yida (SSD)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Sub Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Project Control Officer will:

  • Participate in the annual assessment and planning cycle.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Undertake missions within the geographical area of responsibility.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Contact partners for project related matters.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

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

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

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

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

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;

  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;

  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

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

    Sound security awareness;

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

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 04 August 2021
Education Officer in Emergencies Nat. Specialist UNICEF Honduras
VMAM Code
HNDR000141-10153
Open

Education Officer in Emergencies

Education Officer in Emergencies

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Honduras
Location, Country
Tegucigalpa (HND)
Language skills
Spanish
English
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

Bajo la supervisión del responsable de la sección de Educación, el ONU Voluntario desempeñará las siguientes tareas:

  • Apoyar la planificación, implementación y gestión de la educación en los programas de emergencia trabajando con el gobierno, las agencias de la ONU y otros socios de desarrollo / humanitarios y contrapartes de ONG en las áreas de Educación Infantil, Calidad y Equidad en la educación, incluso a través del desarrollo de capacidades y el fortalecimiento de vínculos intersectoriales
  • Mejorar la eficiencia y la eficacia del proyecto mediante la implementación y las actividades de seguimiento con varios asociados en la ejecución, incluido el seguimiento de las aportaciones de UNICEF, las condiciones y los recursos locales, el flujo de asistencia de suministro y no suministro y el estado del proyecto de educación.
  • Contribuir a la producción, uso y difusión de información en el programa educativo, a través de la participación en la redacción de notas temáticas, análisis analíticos de situación, SITREPs, informes a donantes de emergencia.
  • Apoyar la implementación de mecanismos de seguimiento y evaluación mediante el desarrollo de herramientas analíticas y de seguimiento que identifiquen el progreso en relación con los objetivos educativos del programa junto con los obstáculos y las barreras. En esta área trabaja muy de cerca con el área de seguimiento y planificación.
  • Brindar asesoría y asistencia técnica a funcionarios gubernamentales y otros socios en la planificación, implementación, monitoreo y evaluación del programa.
  • Apoyo en la elaboración de propuestas humanitarias a donantes
    Realizar visitas sobre el terreno para supervisar los programas, así como realizar revisiones periódicas del programa con contrapartes gubernamentales y de ONG y otros socios.
  • Cualquier otra tarea relacionada que pueda ser requerida o asignada por el supervisor.
  • Participa en los diferentes foros de coordinación humanitaria (clúster de educación, cualquier otro clúster / sub clúster de interés, foros de coordinación gubernamental si los hubiera)
  • Coordina con colegas de otras áreas de UNICEF para garantizar la intersectorialidad de la programación humanitaria.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Licenciatura en áreas de ciencias sociales,educación, desarrollo, trabajo social o áreas afines.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 años de experiencia profesional relevante en Programas de Educación o almenos una experiencia en Programas de Education in Emergency. Experiencia internacional, es ventajoso.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme/project administration, Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Managing Performance, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 04 Agosto 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000751-10159
Open

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Pemba (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Associate Livelihoods Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant will:

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

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

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

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment;

Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel; Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;

Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

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

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

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

Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

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

Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;

Sound security awareness;

Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 04 August 2021
Associate Human Rights Officer Nat. Specialist OHCHR Honduras
VMAM Code
HNDR000140-10152
Open

Associate Human Rights Officer

Associate Human Rights Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
OHCHR
Country
Honduras
Location, Country
Tegucigalpa (HND)
Language skills
English
Spanish
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 supervision of the Head of Office, and the direct supervision of the Unit’s coordinator, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical or thematic area, including through contacts with other United Nations actors, state authorities and the community;
  • Contribute to analysis and reports on human rights concerns, violations and abuses, and the consistency of policies, programme and norms with international human rights standards and the application of economic, social and cultural rights approach;
  • Assist in the designing and the delivering of technical assistance and capacity building to government institutions and civil society with focus on non-discrimination and economic, social and cultural rights.
  • Undertake monitoring missions and reporting, use the OHCHR database to enter cases and document allegations and violations of human rights violations with focus on non-discrimination and gender;
  • Cooperate in the organization of seminars, workshops and consultations at the national and local level to promote knowledge of standards and jurisprudence in the area of economic, social and cultural rights, and how such standards are to be used to protect and promote human rights in the context of development;
  • Contribute to the development of papers, briefings, advocacy materials, presentations and methodological tools to promote awareness and understanding of economic, social and cultural rights;
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced University degree, preferably in law, political science, international relations or other disciplines related to human rights. A combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Combined professional experience at national and international levels, in the field of human rights and protection.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, International law, Public law
Area of expertise details

Good knowledge of a range of human rights issues and mechanisms. Good communication, reporting and advocacy skills. Good analytical and research skills, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the human rights situation in assigned country. Ability to transfer knowledge and skills. Ability to take own initiatives but also to work as part of a team in an international or multicultural environment. Knowledge of technology and use of office computer applications, including working with databases, Familiarity with the political, social and security environment of Honduras, as they pertain to human rights issues.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, 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: 04 August 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Int. Specialist UNFPA Sudan
VMAM Code
SDNR000449-10150
Open

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Sudan
Location, Country
Khartoum (SDN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the overall guidance of the head of the Management Support Unit and direct supervision of the M&E Analyst, the UNV is expected to perform the following duties pertaining to the covid-19 Emergency Response Project implemented by the Sudan Federal Ministry of Health, and independently monitored by UNFPA:

Ø Lead the development of the project Monitoring and Evaluation Calendar for field/site visits covering facilities, institutions and beneficiaries of the covid-19 Emergency Response Project;

Ø Provide guidance and support to the project’s national UNVs/M&E to conduct quality project monitoring and reporting;

Ø Ensure that the monitoring activities are well documented using standard template and procedures and shared with responsible partners at Khartoum and state levels for follow up on actions;

Ø Contribute to development of results-based monitoring tools and procedures in the context of the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Plan;

Ø Provide the Country Office with quality monthly update on implementation and progress of the covid-19 Emergency Reponses Project for development of quarterly reports for submission to the Project Management Unit for decision making;

Ø Collect inputs from the focus states - through the national UNVs and partners - on implementation, do quality check and contribute to the development of annual progress reports to stakeholders and donors;

Ø Analyze and asses how findings of monitoring, reviews, assessments and other studies related to the project are analyzed, disseminated and taken into account in ongoing project planning and management;

Ø Promote knowledge sharing and continuous learning, and documenting innovation strategies, approaches, lessons learned and best practices arising from the project implementation;

Ø Ensure that requirements including impartiality and conflict of interest of team members are complied with. Ensure accurate documentation of any actual or perceived conflict of interest.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in medicine, public health, pharmacy, statistics, economics or other social sciences.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2 years of experience with monitoring of health programs.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Healthcare administration
Area of expertise details
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.); email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Good knowledge of English language – speaking and writing. Arabic desirable.

· Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work in teams and ability to work effectively in a multicultural team

  • Self-motivated, ability to work with tight deadlines;

Ø Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

· Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff on fund management, work plan management, M&E, etc.

· Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Ø Miscellaneous

· Administrative support to organization of conferences, workshops, retreats

· Carries out any other duties assigned by the supervisor

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