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Asociado de Alianzas Estratégicas y ODS Nat. Youth UNRCO Honduras
VMAM Code
HNDR000146-10513
Open

Asociado de Alianzas Estratégicas y ODS

Asociado de Alianzas Estratégicas y ODS

National Youth
Host entity
UNRCO
Country
Honduras
Location, Country
Tegucigalpa (HND)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Oficial de Alianzas Estratégicas y Finanzas para el Desarrollo, o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Apoyar a la Coordinación Residente en todo lo relacionado a la identificación, implementación y seguimiento de alianzas estratégicas con socios para el desarrollo en el país.
  • Apoyar a la Coordinación Residente en todo lo relacionado a la contribución para el cumplimiento de la Agenda 2030 y logro de los ODS.
  • Apoyar el Desarrollo e implementación de estrategias e iniciativas de Comunicación y abogacía relacionadas a la Agenda 2030 y temas que contribuyan a su cumplimiento.
  • Apoyo en la organización y sistematización de espacios de diálogo y coordinación multisector.
  • Llevar a cabo cualquier otra tarea requerida por el(a) supervisor(a).
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Pregrado en licenciatura en relaciones internacionales, comunicaciones o afines.
Experience remark
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Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • De 0 a 2 años de experiencia laboral;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Excelentes habilidades de redacción en español e inglés;
  • Habilidades para clasificar y organizar información;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) y plataformas de reuniones virtuales
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, 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: 20 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Gender and Disability Inclusion Assistant Nat. University UNICEF Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001952-10553
Open

Gender and Disability Inclusion Assistant

Gender and Disability Inclusion Assistant

National University
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Deputy Representative, the National UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the coordination mechanisms between UNICEF sections implementing disability inclusion interventions (disability inclusive education, WASH facilities, social protection and child protection project interventions). This includes planning of monitoring meetings to track progress being achieved as per the programme document;
  • Organise the secretariate of the Gender and Disability Inclusion Working Group once established;
  • Document success stories achieved in different sectors on gender transformative agenda and disability inclusion;
  • Support the Gender Consultant in her overall responsibilities of building evidence on the implementation of Gender Programmatic Review Recommendations
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Gender Studies, Sociology or Anthropology

Experience remark

Any relevant experience in gender or persons with disability related issues is an asset

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 20 September 2021
UNV Project Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000655-10637
Open

UNV Project Assistant

UNV Project Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Bangladesh
Location, Country
Dhaka (BGD)
Language skills
English
Bengali
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

The Government of Bangladesh has formulated the National Social Security Strategy (NSSS) with the objective of tackling poverty and vulnerability by contributing to human resource development which will have particular focus on child social protection. Therefore, the NSSS adopts the social protection programmes for families with children as the primary challenge. The SPPS Programme supports the government in implementation of the NSSS which recommends child social protection as the most important agenda of social protection reforms. Thus, the development of child social protection and nutritional upliftment has come to be most prominent engagement of SPPS Programme.

In view of the above, the SPPS Programme is looking for a young professional (with Bangla and English language proficiency) capable of working collaboratively, having research aptitude on social issues, and with technical expertise of child social protection and nutrition for a certain period to work directly in the SPPS Programme which operates in different ministries and offices.

As an effort to increase its internal capacity, SPPS Programme prefers a qualified young professional with the interest on social development policy, child social protection and nutrition (with Bachelor’s degree preferably with major in nutrition or child development) who will support Cabinet Division and GED in implementation of NSSS. Some of the salient expected deliverables are:

Specific duties to include:

  • Support the SPPS team in analysis of the government policy on child social protection in NSSS, Five Year Plans, SDGs and to point out prioritized policy areas for supports.
  • Assist in developing knowledge products on key emerging issues relating to child social protection and nutrition.
  • Review reports and strategy papers on social protection.
  • Assist in preparing policy presentation and briefs
  • Support and participate to conduct in-depth research and analyse primary and secondary data
  • Assist M&E and MIS personnel in collection, review and analysis of MIS data.
  • Support in analysing correlation between poverty reduction and improved nutrition for children
  • Assist in Administrative Works

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Sociology, law and justice or similar discipline.

Required experience
6 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 6 months relevant working experiences including in child focused social protection, nutrition, research, development issues, data analysis and reporting;
  • Drafting policy papers, policy briefs, communication contents;
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with project team including field level staff members;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with stringent deadlines;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is required in both English and Bangla. Bangla typing skills will be considered as an added value
  • Good IT knowledge with proven skills
  • Previous experience of working in the UN or other international organization will be an advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details
  • Computer literacy is essential (particularly MS Office Suite)
  • Knowledge of the local development context; local economic context (importance of SDG achievements, economic policies, etc.)
  • Research aptitude on diverse issues such as social development, poverty and inequality and food security.
  • Preparing policy presentation and briefs.
  • Assist proper logistic arrangement in the project board meeting.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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 Youth assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Outreach and Inclusive Education Assistant Nat. Specialist UNICEF Lebanon
VMAM Code
LBNR000494-10498
Open

Outreach and Inclusive Education Assistant

Outreach and Inclusive Education Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Lebanon
Location, Country
Beirut (LBN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
French
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Education Specialist, Equity and Inclusion or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Outreach and Inclusive Education Assistant will:

  • Collect, analyze, verify, and synthesize information to facilitate programme development, design and preparation;
  • Support preparation of technical reports and provide inputs for programme preparation and documentation, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and relevancy;
  • Prepare required documentations and materials to facilitate the programme review and approval process by working closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and external counterparts.
  • Provide technical and operational support to programme implementation;
  • Undertake field visits and surveys and share information with stakeholders to assess progress, report on critical issues, bottlenecks, and potential problems for timely action to achieve results;
  • Contribute to identifying, capturing, synthesizing, and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and capacity development of partners and stakeholders;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor;
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Education qualification in the area of Education or Social Sciences or Management.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 2 years of experirnce with at least 1 year of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Formal Education, Non-Formal Education, Project Management, Working with Refugees, Children with Disabilities, OOSC, Gender Mainstreaming or other relevant programmes.
  • Experience with Educational NGOs and partners 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, Power Point, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines; Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in Outreach and Inclusive Education, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other development programme/project experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, 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’ 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 Lebanon and legal residents in Lebanon with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 20-09-2021
Admin/Pharmacist Assistant Nat. Specialist UNRCO Nigeria
VMAM Code
NGAR000184-10629
Open

Admin/Pharmacist Assistant

Admin/Pharmacist Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNRCO
Country
Nigeria
Location, Country
Abuja (NGA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
15 October 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

Summary of Key Functions:

Within delegated authority and under the guidance of the UN Clinic Health Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:

Medico-Administrative Functions:

• Developing, updating and implementing a mission list for drugs and medical consumables, based on generic drugs produced according the World Health Organization (WHO) standards;

• Develops and maintains a system for ongoing inspections of drug safety in all duty station medical facilities;

• Offers day-to-day advice on pharmaceutical issues including evaluating different antibiotics for impact on the local microbiological situation, and secures that mission personnel do not unnecessarily influence the ecological balance through the use of antibiotics;

• Responsible for advising the UN Clinic Health Manager in the specification of drugs to be requisitioned, and for offering a prudent scale of issue for the planning of re-supply;

• Through proactive planning and facilitation of an unimpeded supply of drugs, medical supplies, medical consumables, vaccines, condoms (male and female) and blood in the field mission.

• Prepare Annual Procurement Plan for procurement of medicines, Diagnostics and medical supplies and follow up on its implementations

• Monitoring the consumption of drugs, laboratory reagents, medical and surgical consumables at the UN Clinic; prepare monthly/quarterly stock reports

• Assisting the health team in the treatment and side effect monitoring;

• Dispensing valid prescriptions and medical supplies to patients of UN Clinic;

• Storing and record keeping of stocks; following international standards

• Accounting for the applicable medical supplies and equipment according to recommended guidelines;

• Participating in logistics operations pertaining to the management of expired supplies and re-distribution of medical supplies in the UN clinic;

• Follow up in ensuring that supplies contracts are prepared, signed and issued to winning parties.

• Carries out post award activities of establishing import declaration forms and forms of payment to suppliers.

• Prepares timely and accurate reports

• Ensure a proper and safe disposal of hazardous material and medical waste in close coordination with the UN Clinic Health Manager and Nurses and Lab technicians,

• Performs other duties as required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

First Level University degree in pharmaceutical sciences or related fields from an accredited university

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • The length of technical studies is expected to be at least three years;
  • Diploma/certificate in a relevant health-related field, e.g. Public Health, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Economics or equivalent is desirable.
  • Computer literate. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Pharmacy and medical supply
Area of expertise details

Diploma/certificate in a relevant health-related field, e.g. Public Health, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Economics or equivalent is desirable

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness
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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Nigeria and legal residents in Nigeria with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 20-09-2021
Analista de Información Nat. Youth UNRCO Honduras
VMAM Code
HNDR000145-10512
Open

Analista de Información

Analista de Información

National Youth
Host entity
UNRCO
Country
Honduras
Location, Country
Tegucigalpa (HND)
Language skills
English
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Asesor de Paz y Desarrollo, o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Recopilar y procesar datos e información relevantes para el papel y las actividades de las Naciones Unidas en Honduras según corresponda, con un enfoque específico en el apoyo y la promoción de la consolidación de la paz, la cohesión social, la prevención de conflictos y el desarrollo sostenible;
  • Apoyar al Asesor de Paz y Desarrollo (PDA) en la realización de análisis políticos, de economía política y / o de conflictos, monitoreando la situación en el país y reportando asuntos relacionados con la paz y la seguridad, incluso a través del análisis de fuentes locales, redes sociales, entre otros;
  • Realizar y coordinar investigaciones sobre temas y áreas temáticas particulares.
  • Ayudar al PDA a identificar áreas de participación programática con las partes interesadas nacionales relacionadas con la cohesión social, el diálogo, la prevención de conflictos y la creación de consenso; y contribuir al desarrollo de enfoques sensibles al conflicto;
  • Bajo la dirección del PDA, apoyar la exploración de puntos de entrada con contrapartes nacionales clave, incluidos el Gobierno y la sociedad civil;
  • Elaborar presentaciones, informes, resúmenes y/o infografías sobre temas relacionados a la consolidación de la paz y prevención de conflictos;
  • Monitoreo de noticias de contexto nacional en medios masivos, alternativos, regionales, y redes sociales, entre otros.
  • Llevar a cabo cualquier otra tarea requerida por el(a) supervisor(a).
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Pregrado en licenciatura en ciencias políticas, comunicaciones, relaciones internacionales, o afines.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • De 0 a 2 años de experiencia laboral relevante;
  • Capacidad para elaborar presentaciones, informes y otros materiales informativos de alto nivel.
  • Capacidad de análisis y síntesis de información y tendencias, especialmente en temas políticos.
  • Habilidades de monitoreo de noticias a través de medios masivos, alternativos y redes sociales.
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimiento del contexto político del país;
  • Excelentes habilidades de redacción en español e inglés;
  • Habilidades para clasificar y organizar información;

Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) y plataformas de reuniones virtuales

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision
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: 20 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
INVENTORY ASSISTANT Nat. Specialist IOM Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000297-10574
Open

INVENTORY ASSISTANT

INVENTORY ASSISTANT

National Specialist
Host entity
IOM
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Procurement and Logistic Officer, and the general supervision of the Resource Management Officer the UN Volunteer will be in charge of the following functions:

  1. Maintain a permanent and updated record in the inventory control systems.
  2. Prepare monthly reports or at the request of the direct manager, for the monitoring and control of the assets in the fixed assets module.
  3. Support the Organization in the implementation of the established control processes, allowing the proper process of creation, transfer, monitoring and retirement of assets.
  4. Ensure the correct administration of the physical resources assigned to the Mission.
  5. Guarantee the adequate insurance of the goods for risk of loss, theft, damage, or others; maintaining the timely report against the claims that occurred for the assets and carrying out the respective follow-up until the end of each process.
  6. Address the requests for donation of assets processed by the Programs and others, guaranteeing the respective control and the proper authorization procedure by donors and headquarters, as well as the respective updating in the fixed assets module.
  7. Maintain adequate marking of the assets acquired by placing barcode labels for each item, in coordination with the Procurement & Logistics and Program Units.
  8. Carry out annual physical inventories in the Mission offices and prepare a report with the novelties found pertinent recommendations and the respective solution to these.
  9. Maintain adequate control and monitoring of the rental contracts required for the normal development of the Organization's activities, guaranteeing the timely payment of the rental fees.
  10. Ensure adequate control over the cell lines acquired by the Organization.
  11. Management and control of the loan center.
  12. Strictly comply with IOM procedures, regulations, and standards of conduct.
  13. Provide support to the Purchasing & Logistics Unit in times of high demand in activities that require additional attention.
  14. All other functions assigned to her/him by the Procurement & Logistics Officer, Head of RM, and IOM Chief of Mission, due to the conditions inherent to his position and its conditions.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Professional of Administrative, economic, or related careers.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum of three (3) years general experience, as well as experience working in the IOM / UN or other international development organization, collaborating logistic/inventory/procurement groups, relevant non-governmental organizations, or humanitarian organizations, is desirable
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in inventory, purchasing, logistics, inventory, and fixed asset reconciliation processes
  • Preferably with knowledge of the SAP system - inventory and purchasing module
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a variety of partners.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of national and international staff.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimal supervision; ability to work to tight deadlines.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Inventory, asset and warehouse management, Logistics and supply management
Area of expertise details
  • Strong general computer skills, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email / Internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Another desired / mandatory technical knowledge required.
  • Spoken and written Spanish is required. English is an advantage.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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: 20 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
UNV Education Cluster Coordinator Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000879-10494
Open

UNV Education Cluster Coordinator

UNV Education Cluster Coordinator

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Goma (COD)
Language skills
French
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the Education Specialist (P3) based in the UNICEF Goma Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Supporting service delivery

  • Provide a platform to ensure that service delivery is driven by the agreed strategic priorities.
  • Develop mechanisms to eliminate duplication of service delivery.

  1. Informing strategic decision-making of the HC/HCT for the humanitarian response

  • Conduct needs assessment and gap analysis (across other sectors and within the education sector).
  • Carry out analysis to identify and address (emerging) gaps, obstacles, duplication, and cross-cutting issues.
  • Ensure prioritization, grounded in response analysis.

  1. Planning and strategy development

  • Contribute to the design of education action plan where applicable, monitor the implementation objectives and indicators directly support realization of the HC/HCT strategic priorities.
  • Strongly ensure application and adherence to existing standards and guidelines.
  • Clarify funding requirements, prioritization, and Cluster contributions to HC’s overall humanitarian funding considerations.

  1. Advocacy

  • Identify advocacy concerns to contribute to HC and HCT messaging and action.
  • Undertake advocacy activities on behalf of Cluster participants and the affected population.
  • Coordinate advocacy for resource mobilization to support the implementation of Cluster’s Education in Emergency (EiE) strategy and the operationalization of the action plans.

  1. Monitoring and reporting

Conduct monitoring and reporting the implementation of the Cluster strategy and results as well as recommending corrective action where necessary.

  1. Preparedness and response

Support contingency planning/preparedness for recurrent disasters whenever feasible and relevant.

  1. Accountability

Ensure accountability to affected education population.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in a subject area relevant to the Cluster work: education, social sciences, development, psychology, political science, international relations.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2 years progressively responsible humanitarian work experience with UN and/or NGO, including programme management and/or coordination in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the Cluster.

Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other educational, teaching or training experience
Area of expertise details

Education,

Social sciences,

Development,

Psychology,

Political science,

International relations.

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’ 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: 20-09-2021
UNV Research Associate Nat. Specialist UNDP Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000654-10634
Open

UNV Research Associate

UNV Research Associate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Bangladesh
Location, Country
Dhaka (BGD)
Language skills
English
Bengali
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

Under the direct supervision of SPPS Project Manager the NUNV will work to support the SPPS project on key coordination, logistical, and deliverable objectives being carried out by various members of the SPPS team. The deliverables by the consultant are time-bound and related to specific tasks that need to be completed in support of priority objectives under which the project is working toward. The consultant will work closely with the other members of the technical team including Livelihood Specialist, Training Specialist, M&E Specialist and MIS Associate, and ensure programmatic supports as per requirements. He will have to support and participate in conducting in-depth research and analysis of primary and secondary data (either collect data/information through web search and/or visits key focal points of social protection programmes implementing ministries) and assist in preparing policy presentation and briefs. In collaboration with colleagues, the consultant will support critical research and policy development objectives under the policy exploration phase of developing a national social insurance scheme, researching the viability through piloting on universal old age and persons with disability allowance, and support critical economic and coronavirus social protection research. The consultant will be assigned for working with SPPS project of UNDP within the scope of Cabinet Division and GED.

Specific duties to include:

Working closely with the government counterpart in Cabinet Division and other social protection implementing ministries/divisions, provide data collection, research, and documentation support in the ongoing formulation process of NSSS Action Plan (Phase 2) and subsequent progress tracking of the implementation of the Action Plan:

  1. Support formulation of NSSS Action Plan and monitor its implementation progress
  • Assist in preparing a database of NSSS Action Plan items of each ministry/division
  • By coordinating with the implementing ministries/divisions, update the database with progress tracking information
  • Provide support in documentation of the NSSS Action Plan related information and data received from the line ministries
  1. Provide administrative and logistics support to the Cabinet Division’s Social Protection branch
  • Assist the social protection branch of Cabinet Division in organizing consultation meetings, and workshops on social security.
  • Assist in preparation of meetings/workshops’ notices, minutes, and other documents
  • Maintain and regularly update a database of social security focal points of implementing ministries/division
  • Assist in any other related matters as deemed required.
  1. Provide technical support in the development process of Cabinet Division’s digitized dashboard on social security:
  • Support the dashboard development process through coordination, data collection, data entry and other relevant tasks
  • Provide support through research, and documentation.
  1. Under the supervision of ICT Expert, assist in updating Cabinet Division’s website on Social Security
  • Provide support in updating the website with information on activities such as news, events, publications, e-library, and other related information
  • Designing visual imagery and sample pages including colors and fonts for the website.
  • Assist in developing the capacity of project staff in updating, accessing and usage of the website on social protection
  • Assist in any other related matters deemed required.
  1. Provide administrative and logistical support to SPPS Programme
  • Undertake logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements of meetings, workshops, and events organized by the project
  • Facilitate upload/update of project documents, reports, evaluation reports and other relevant documents to SharePoint
  • Maintenance of records, files, and documents; draft general correspondence and general reference documents; organize data and information for reporting
  • Make travel arrangements for the team members, including travel requisitions and claims for field missions
  • Provide support to Financial and Administrative Assistant.
  1. Assist in drafting and design of various knowledge products, infographics
  • Assist in drafting knowledge products such as infographics, booklets, templates etc. on the SPPS Programme and various aspects of social security
  • Assist in overall design of knowledge products including cover design, formatting, etc.
  • Coordinate overall publication process with all parties involved
  • Maintain and update inventory of all knowledge products.
  • By coordinating with the Communication Officer and other project staff, provide technical and editorial support for contents for social media
  1. Provide support in diagnosing and troubleshooting hardware and software issues faced by project staff
  • Monitor and maintain the Network, Routers, Printers, and other devices to prevent faults occurring
  • Assist with the installation of the software packages, basic maintenance of hardware and software
  • Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all infrastructure equipment.

  1. Any other relevant tasks as assigned by the Project Manager time to time.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A minimum of Bachelor Degree is required. In exceptional cases, UNDP may consider a candidate who have the experience and skills meet the criteria.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge and understanding of the social security policies along with the socio-economic context of the host country
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with stringent deadlines;
  • Solid overall computer literacy and experience in data collection, analysis, communication with relevant stakeholders.
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with project team including field level staff members;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills is required in both English and Bangla.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other development programme/project experience, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details
  • Programme coordination support on key priority research objectives.
  • Computer literacy is essential (particularly MS Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD).
  • Design of various knowledge products, infographics.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a National UN Volunteer Specialist assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Procurement Associate Nat. Specialist UNDP Nigeria
VMAM Code
NGAR000182-10592
Open

Procurement Associate

Procurement Associate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Nigeria
Location, Country
Abuja (NGA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
15 September 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

As the project enters into the midterm in which huge procurements are necessary, the NCE unit would like to recruit a procurement officer to assist with the huge procurement that is being anticipated. The Procurement Officer is responsible for the procurement management of the GEF-UNDP Sound Management & Disposal of PCBs in Nigeria project being implemented by the Federal Ministry of Environment, Department of Pollution Control and Environmental Health S/he will provide support to PCB PMU in managing the procurement requirements of works, professional services, and equipments in accordance with the UNDP requirements. The Procurement Officer will work under the direct supervision of, and be accountable to the Team Leader, Nature, Climate Change and Energy Unit. The Procurement Officer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare a detailed procurement plan in line with the directives of proposed and approved AWPBs, in consultation with the GEF-UNDP PCB Project Coordinator and the Nature, Climate Change & Energy Team.
  • Draft bidding documents; prepare bill of quantities and scope of work of the planned work constructions, professional services, and equipment procurements, in accordance with the UNDP requirements.
  • Assist with the preparation of request for proposals (RFP), request for quotations (RFQ), Standard Bidding Documents, minutes of bid/proposal conferences, and negotiation meetings; issuing of bidding documents, issuing of request for clarification.
  • Prepare and publish bidding announcements following the Service Center clearance.
  • Receive, open, screen, log and date stamps bid responses/quotations, mail as required and organize bids for review by the respective project expert.
  • Take part into the tender evaluation committee works, including drafting the tender selection/ evaluation forms, announcing tender results, and preparing the procurement provisions that will be included in the contracts.
  • Review periodically the implementation of the works that shall be in compliance with the procurement provisions, in close collaboration with PCB Coordinator and the Programme Manager at the country office.
  • Organize and maintain computerized records containing vendor and bid information.
  • Process requisitions into purchase orders using the UNDP Atlas platform
  • Correspond with vendors regarding prices, product availability, and delivery.
  • Respond to inquiries from PMU staff regarding requisitions, purchase orders, contracts and pricing information.
  • Take part into the provisional and final acceptance works including the preparation of the respective committees and the acceptance of the works/professional services/equipment delivered.
  • Monitor, in consultation with the Procurement Analyst at the Service Center to ensure conformity UNDP procurement rules.
  • Assist with the preparation of advertisements and procurement notices and arrange to have these published both locally and internationally.
  • Organize and coordinate bid opening and bid evaluation processes through the preparation of bid opening documents and minutes, and the preparation of evaluation reports and proposals to the CAP committee

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A degree in Business Administration, Management, Finance, or a relevant field is required. An advance degree would be an added advantage

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • 3-5 years of experience continuous implementation of procurement procedures with big organizations/firms.
  • Extensive knowledge of procurement & asset management processes
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular mastery of all applications of the MS Office package;
  • Excellent written communication skills; and
  • Ability to carry out tasks independently,
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details

Extensive knowledge of procurement & asset management processes

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY (remove for international assignments): ! This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (enter the Programme Country) and legal residents in (enter the Programme Country or territory) with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: xx-xx-201x * 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY (remove for international assignments): ! This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (enter the Programme Country) and legal residents in (enter the Programme Country or territory) with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: xx-xx-201x * 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY (remove for international assignments): ! This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Nigeria and legal residents in Nigeria with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 20-09-2021 Applications from women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged.