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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
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
Spécialiste National pour la promotion et la participation des adolescents et des jeunes Nat. Specialist UNICEF Madagascar
VMAM Code
MDGR000156-10546
Open

Spécialiste National pour la promotion et la participation des adolescents et des jeunes

Spécialiste National pour la promotion et la participation des adolescents et des jeunes

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Madagascar
Location, Country
Antananarivo (MDG)
Language skills
French
Malagasy
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

Sous la supervision directe du cheffe de section C4D/SBC UNICEF et la supervision technique de la C4D Specialist avec l’appui du Programme Officer en charge de la composante jeune, de l’engagment communautaire et le changement social, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:
Résumé des fonctions/responsabilités clés :

  • Participer à l'élaboration et à la mise en œuvre de solides stratégies d'engagement des jeunes, avec des résultats SMART, des appels à l'action convaincants et une théorie du changement clair.
  • Proposer de nouvelles approches et des idées novatrices dans le cadre du processus d'élaboration de la stratégie ou des orientations de jeunesse incluant le jeune et climat, le VBG.
  • Concevoir et mettre en œuvre des plans de communication efficaces qui permettront d'atteindre les objectifs des stratégies clés d'engagement des jeunes sur les thématiques émergentes.
  • Fournir des conseils techniques sur la modération des contenus pour les adolescents et les jeunes.
  • Assurer la coordination de la mise en œuvre du programme U-Report et IOGT ainsi que des actions de conception de sondages, en assurant la liaison avec les équipes du programme, le comité de pilotage et les partenaires nationaux.
  • Initier et diriger la mise en œuvre d'un programme local de défenseurs de la jeunesse pour le climat, et la VBG.
  • Identifier les jeunes défenseurs potentiels, et les soutenir dans la préparation des plans et de communication ainsi que des événements.
  • Établir des bases de référence par rapport auxquelles les résultats sont régulièrement contrôlés. Assurer la liaison avec les spécialistes du suivi pour identifier les indicateurs clés de performance des campagnes et mettre en place des systèmes de suivi.
  • Préparer les rapports des interventions/ événements, y compris les rapports d'étape, les rapports d'avancement et les rapports finaux, et assurer la liaison avec les équipes, sections et partenaires concernés pour le contenu des rapports.
  • Contribuer au renforcement des capacités en matière d'engagement des jeunes par le biais du coaching, de la formation et du partage d'expertise.
  • Identifier, construire et maintenir des partenariats et des réseaux formels et informels par une collaboration proactive avec des partenaires stratégiques internes et externes.
  • Réaliser des cartographies des principales parties prenantes sur les questions centrales (Jeunes et climat, masculinité positive, IOGT, Ureport etc).
  • Documenter les apprentissages et les succès.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Avoir un diplôme universitaire supérieur (Licence) délivré par une université reconnue par l'UNESCO en sciences sociales/comportementales (sociologie, anthropologie, psychologie, éducation à la santé) avec un accent sur la planification stratégique de la communication pour le développement du comportement, la mobilisation sociale, la communication participative et la recherche.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

L'expérience professionnelle devra être progressive et pertinente dans l'élaboration, la planification et la gestion de programmes de développement social, dont plusieurs années dans des pays en développement, avec une expérience pratique dans l'adaptation et l'application des processus de planification de la communication à des programmes spécifiques.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Malagasy(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Maîtrise de l'outil informatique, notamment des logiciels Excel, Word et PowerPoint
  • Excellente maîtrise du français et du malagasy exigée
  • La connaissance de la langue locale est un atout
  • Solides compétences en matière de rédaction de document, formation des jeunes,planification et organisation, compétences en collecte, analyse et utilisation de données sociales et comportementales, forte motivation personnelle et éthique de travail axée sur les tâches et les résultats ;
  • Bonnes compétences interpersonnelles, de réseautage et de communication ; Volonté de contribuer et de travailler en équipe ; Souplesse et ouverture à l'apprentissage et aux nouvelles expériences ;
  • Être capable d'effectuer des missions régulières de suivi des activités à l'intérieur du pays.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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 créé, 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. Date limite pour postuler : 20 September 2021
Project Management Assistant Nat. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000885-10607
Open

Project Management Assistant

Project Management Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Goma (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

The Project Management Assistant will discharge the following duties:

  • Support the planning and development of CVR projects in close coordination with the CVR project officers within the team and the CVR Unit at DDR HQ in Goma

  • In close coordination with the CVR project officers:

    • Organize and maintain records of all CVR project management products, to include baselined documentation, progress reports, exception and issue reports, end stage and end of project reports, minutes of meetings, action points and other documentation.

    • Organize and maintain a database of all CVR projects, to include projected and actual cost, scope, duration, and direct beneficiaries; the latter disaggregated by category and gender.

    • Support the implementation of the communications, benefits, quality, and risk management approaches of CVR projects.

    • Produce a lessons report at the conclusion of each CVR project

  • Assist in generating inputs for the teams’ daily and weekly reports, DDR HQ quarterly performance reports and quarterly reports of the Secretary General

  • Perform any other project management related task assigned by the Team Leader.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A bachelor’s degree in the fields of management, public administration, social sciences, development, security studies or other relevant fields is required.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of relevant work experience in planning, development and implementation of projects is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), arms control, armed forces, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required and in other applications—programming, statistical analysis, design, and/or project management—is desirable.

Previous working experience with an international organization is an advantage.

Proficiency in spoken and written English and French is required.

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY (remove for international assignments): ! Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) et les résidents légaux de (saisir pays ou territoire du programme) 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 : xx-xx-201x * 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. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la République Démocratique du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République Démocratique du 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 : 20-09-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes vivant avec handicap sont fortement encouragées.
Gender Expert for UNCT Int. Expert UNRCO Madagascar
VMAM Code
MDGR000155-10517
Open

Gender Expert for UNCT

Gender Expert for UNCT

International Expert
Host entity
UNRCO
Country
Madagascar
Location, Country
Antananarivo (MDG)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Economist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Gender Expert will:


1. UNCT SWAP Scorecard assessment
The volunteer will base his/her work on the existing methodology and tools for the UNCT SWAP - Scorecard assessment. The gender expert will facilitate the exercise and apply participatory methods to ensure the establishment and training of an assessment team.
To guide and support the assessment team with the piloting process, the consultant will complete a background document review including :

  • UNCT UN-SWAP Technical Guidance and Framework
  • UNCT Gender Scorecard Reports for the countries in the regions and from other countries
  • Current Country CCA and UNSDCF
  • UNCT planning, budgets programming documents
  • UN Gender and Human Rights Group’s TOR, reports and work plans 2016 - 2021
  • CEDAW Reports/other national assessments/National Gender Plans, etc.

Assistance and support for the Inter Agency Team (IAT) with the in-country assessment :

  • Support the collection of complementary data and evidence to score indicators
  • Conduct gender analysis of verification documents required to help the IAT score areas of performance
  • Facilitate working sessions and technical support with key stakeholders such as the Resident Coordinator; Heads of Agencies; key programme staff; M&E teams, partners, etc. to discuss and score areas of performance
  • Complete the scoring matrix based on IAT discussions and agreements
  • Facilitate a debrief with the HOA to discuss findings and proposed actions

Reporting :

  • Draft Scorecard and narrative report, with inputs from assessment team
  • Complete the final Scorecard, narrative report and follow-up matrix

2. Capacity strengthening
This component will include:

  • Assessment of UNCT capacities on gender and related sub-themes
  • Preparation, discussion and UNCT validation of a capacity building plan on Gender 2021-2023, including a monitoring matrix
  • Delivery of trainings to staff of all levels, including a dedicated training for UNCT management and trainings to field staff in key regional hubs
  • Completion of a gender learning package for UNCT

3. UNCT Support to institutional and operational strengthening of Government of Madagascar :

  • Coordination of UNCT inputs on NGP, law on EWM, National GBV strategy, gender budgeting, etc.

4. Provide any additional support as may be required.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced (Masters) degree or equivalent in social and political sciences, human rights, gender equality, or a relevant area

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 15 years of practical experience of work on gender mainstreaming in development programmes/projects at national and international levels;
  • Experience in gender data collection and analysis, including interviews, survey and focus groups;
  • Previous experience with the Gender Equality Scorecard, narrative report and follow-up matrix;
  • Experience on conducting gender trainings for staff of development agencies.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Other educational, teaching or training experience, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Excellent knowledge of Results-Based Management;
  • Strong knowledge of the UN system;
  • Strong knowledge of local country context;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, 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: 20 September 2021
UNV Communications Specialist Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000881-10540
Open

UNV Communications Specialist

UNV Communications Specialist

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Communication Specialist based in Goma and in close collaboration with all programme sections, the UN Volunteer Communications Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

General public communications activities:

  • Produce high-quality communication documents in French and English;
  • Research, draft and edit communication materials (articles, press releases, human interest stories, fact sheets and others) for both traditional and modern media for advocacy, social mobilization and resource mobilization activities; contribute to the qualitative aspects of production (e.g. translation, graphic design);
  • Work on the appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences, and participate in the evaluation of their impact;
  • Help in the planning and organizing as well as generating public support for special events and activities to promote country programme goals;
  • Monitor the public perception of UNICEF in the country; recommend appropriate action to maintain a positive image for the organization; evaluate the appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences; and participate in the evaluation of their impact;
  • Develop close collaboration with mass media through activities such as organizing visits to project sites, facilitating photo coverage and TV footage, and utilizing both web-based and traditional media as appropriate to generate and maintain public interest in children's issues and tell the story of UNICEF's cooperation to a wider audience;
  • Assist in identifying and obtaining feature stories and other material to facilitate advocacy and fund-raising activities;
  • Assist in the development of work plans that are consistent with UNICEF communications strategies, goals, objectives and activities; monitor compliance and provide support and guidance to ensure objectives are met, including performance planning, monitoring and appraisal; plan and monitor the use of communication budgetary resources;

Advocacy support:

  • Provide internal office support to programme staff on the production of quality advocacy, information and communication materials to strengthen programme visibility;
  • Participate in global advocacy activities by planning visits of goodwill ambassadors, National Committee representatives and Executive Board members, including preparation of information materials (e.g. press releases, programme summaries, country fact sheets and media kits) and necessary logistic arrangements;
  • Take responsibility where required to adapt and disseminate advocacy materials from the Country Office, NY HQ, Geneva HQ and the respective Regional Office to identified target audiences, arranging translation into local language(s) as necessary; identify the need for additional materials/activities, such as radio and television programmes, publications, photographs, websites, etc., to advocate and promote organizational goals within the country, and manage their production and distribution to the target audiences;
  • Develop partnerships with individuals, groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives (i.e. media), and strengthen their capacity through appropriate advocacy and communication training, access to updated information, supplies and equipment and through experience-sharing.

Communication support:

  • Support the Communication team in its day-to-day activities, including but not limited to, contributing to outreach through organizing events and setting up activities (retreats, meetings and task forces);
  • As required, prepare background communication and advocacy materials for briefings and visits of media, goodwill ambassadors, donors, national committee representatives and other special interest groups;
  • Ensure quality, consistency, accuracy and ethics of all communication tools and materials (press releases, videos, social media posts, Human Interest Stories, SitRep, Blog articles, Reports, etc.);
  • Ensure language quality in English and French of all communication tools and materials.

Children’s engagement support

  • Accompany the Child Reporters and members of the Goma Children's Committee in their work of producing written and audio materials, and in organizing advocacy activities;

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

Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or similar field; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

minimum 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, print and broadcast media, interactive digital media, public information, or other relevant programmes; experience with peacebuilding or child-focused programming in conflict-affected countries is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details
  • Communication strategy implementation and monitoring;
  • Excellent writing abilities in French;
  • Media liaison.

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNICEF with professionalism, dedication and client orientation, and who must be willing both to work on programmatic/substantive aspects and to provide operational/logistical services. The following qualifications are required:

  • Excellent writing skills in French and proven experience in writing for different target audiences;
  • Good level of written and spoken English;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, multi-task and work effectively under pressure and in a proactive manner;
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment;
  • Ability to build and maintain partnerships with UNICEF’s partners (government, implementing partners, private sector, other UN agencies, etc) and excellent working relationships with colleagues across all UNICEF’s sections in the DRC;
  • Willingness to travel within Eastern DRC, often in uncomfortable conditions;
  • Experience of working in emergency settings is an asset.
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: 21-09-2021
Women Protection Advisor (WPA) Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000849-10088
Open

Women Protection Advisor (WPA)

Women Protection Advisor (WPA)

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bukavu (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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 direct supervision of the Unit coordinator, the UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Supports the unit coordinator to ensure an adequate information management system for Conflict Related Sexual Violence (CRSV) in the JHRO database.

  • Contributes to the review of CRSV information at a field level for R&I Unit and MARA coordinator.

  • Ensures a regular information exchange, close coordination and collaboration with the Child Protection Section.

  • Provides expertise and develops assessments on CRSV as part of protection plans in the framework of Protection of Civilians (through participation in the Early Warning Cell, SMGP-P, Protection Cluster and other platforms).

  • Supports and/or participates in the work of Joint Protection Teams, Joint Investigation Missions, Joint Assessment Missions, and Ad hoc Missions and ensures that CRSV is consequently and systematically integrated into reports and follow up/action plans.

  • Provides training to MONUSCO’s civilian, police and military components on the prevention of and response to CRSV. WPA is expected to closely coordinate and collaborate with each mission component in order to ensure mainstreaming of CRSV concerns in mission policies and activities, supporting the inclusion of prevention and response activities on CRSV in strategies, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.

  • Strengthens and supports the work of JHRO in the provision of CRSV training for non-UN actors including for FARDC (Forces Armées de la RDC) and PNC (Police Nationale Congolaise);

  • Works within the existing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) coordination mechanism to contribute to the development and strengthening of the referral pathway for survivors in line with Standard Operating Procedures for the SGBV Prevention and Response (IASC, 2008);

  • Participates in all SGBV fora (Protection Cluster, FAI, AMS, PP, Data and Mapping, etc)

  • Supports the Government of DR Congo with the implementation of the National Strategy against Gender Based Violence (GBV) where needed and coordinates this support with relevant UN agencies such as UNICEF, UNFPA and UNHCR.

  • Supports capacity building for local authorities on CRSV prevention awareness and on early warning and response to CRSV.

  • Provides expertise to and supports the development and implementation of programs addressing sexual violence, funded by the International Support and Stabilization Strategy (ISSSS).

  • Works as a focal point for planning and implementation of Quick Impact Projects (QIPs)related to CRSV.

  • Coordinates and shares sexual violence data with the ISSSS Monitoring & Evaluation Support Unit (EEST) where relevant and monitors the impact of ISSSS Sexual Violence interventions in the stabilization priority zones.

  • Performs any other duties and ad hoc task as may be required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Law, Humanitarian affairs, international relations, or related field; Master’s Degree will be an advantage

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of professional working experience

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Other rule of law or governance related experience
Area of expertise details

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written French and English is mandatory;

Excellent computer skills, mainly Microsoft Office

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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: 21-09-2021
Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR000972-8790
Open

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
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
  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 21-09-2021
Agent de développement d'entreprise Nat. Specialist UNDP Djibouti
VMAM Code
DJIR000188-9258
Open

Agent de développement d'entreprise

Agent de développement d'entreprise

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

Sous la supervision des consultants internationaux, le VNU :

  • Aider l'équipe des moyens d'existence et de la résilience des jeunes à planifier et mettre en œuvre les projets d'appui aux moyens
  • d'existence en fournissant à l'équipe un soutien administratif, en rédigeant des rapports, en traduisant et en coordonnant avec les homologues nationaux;
  • Coordonner avec les homologues nationaux, y compris le CPEC, l'ADDS et d'autres acteurs concernés, et le Bureau régional du PNUD à Amman, en Jordanie, pour faire progresser le programme Behavioral Insight for Youth Entrepreneurship (BI4YE) afin de résoudre les problèmes de comportement qui empêchent les entrepreneurs djiboutiens de démarrer et de développer leur entreprise;
  • Se tenir au courant des opportunités de financement en recueillant des informations auprès des parties prenantes et en développant des réseaux avec des partenaires clés
  • Aider l'équipe à concevoir et planifier des projets liés aux jeunes en collectant des informations, en rédigeant des propositions et en se coordonnant avec les homologues concernés ;
  • Préparez des présentations PowerPoint, des notes, des mémoires, sur demande.

En outre, le Volontaire des Nations Unies sera tenu de :

  • Renforcer la connaissance et la compréhension du concept de volontariat grâce aux publications externes et participer activement aux activités VNU (par exemple lors d'événements marquant la Journée internationale des volontaires) ;
  • Connaître et développer les formes traditionnelles et / ou locales de volontariat dans le pays hôte ;
  • Réfléchir au type et à la qualité de l'action volontaire qu'ils entreprennent, y compris la participation aux activités de réflexion en cours ;
  • Contribuer à des articles sur les expériences de terrain et soumettre aux publications / sites Web, lettres d'information, communiqués de presse, etc.
  • Aider les Volontaires des Nations Unies nouvellement arrivés ;
  • Promouvoir ou conseiller des groupes locaux dans l'utilisation du volontariat en ligne, ou encourager les individus et organisations locaux concernés à utiliser le VNU Service de volontariat en ligne chaque fois que cela est techniquement possible.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Commentaires supplémentaires : Maîtrise en développement des affaires, marketing, économie, entrepreneuriat ou sujet étroitement pertinentt

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Expérience en gestion de projet, coordination et suivi / évaluation
  • Compétences dans l'élaboration de rapports de projets sur l'emploi des jeunes, la formation professionnelle et l'aide d'urgence ;
  • Préparer des notes, des mémoires, des présentations et des propositions de projet, sur demande :
  • De solides compétences en communication ;
  • Connaissance des processus des agences des Nations Unies et / ou des ONG, un atout ;
  • Travailler individuellement et en équipe vers des objectifs communs ;
  • Maîtrise du français et de l'anglais requise
  • Ressortissant djiboutien
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 Djibouti et les résidents légaux de Djibouti ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Les candidats ayant une longue expérience sont encouragés à poser leur candidature. Sous réserve que les exigences respectives soient remplies, l’affectation peut être envisagée en tant qu'expert VNU, y compris 40 % de VLA supplémentaires, ou en tant qu'expert senior VNU (15 ans d'expérience, y compris une expérience internationale), y compris 100 % de VLA supplémentaires. Date limite pour postuler : 22 septemre 2021
Macroeconomist Nat. Specialist UNDP Djibouti
VMAM Code
DJIR000187-9202
Open

Macroeconomist

Macroeconomist

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Djibouti
Location, Country
Djibouti (DJI)
Language skills
French
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 overall supervision of Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) of Inclusive Livelihood and Resilience Portfolio of UNDP Djibouti Country Office, the UN Volunteer will develop an analysis of socio and economic recovery interventions planned and those that are implemented in Djibouti.

The UNV will support with quantitative and qualitative macroeconomic data collection and analysis, developing criteria for performance-based grants and loan guarantee schemes and supporting the management of the knowledge products developed based on the results of household survey and socio-economic impact assessment conducted in 2020 by UNDP/

Under the supervision of the CTA, the UNV will:

  • Provide support with quantitative and qualitative macroeconomic data collection (primary and secondary disaggregated data on impact of COVID-19 on the micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs)
  • Provide support in developing criteria and disbursement model for performance-based grant for MSMEs and civil society organizations
  • Provide support in developing criteria for loan guarantee schemes
  • Provide support in developing knowledge products based on the Socio-economic Impact Assessment and the two COVID-19 impact surveys that were conducted – household survey and SME survey.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master's degree in Economics, Finance or closely relevant subject.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of experience in quantitative and qualitative macroeconomic data and economic analysis;
  • Candidates with long-term experience are encouraged to apply. Provided that the respective requirements are met, the assignment might be considered as UN Volunteer expert, including 40% additional VLA or as UN Volunteer Senior Expert (15 years of experience incl. international experience), including 100% additional VLA.
  • Experience of running econometric analysis and developing socio-economic analysis reports
  • Experience of preparing a report with a detailed approach assessing the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19 on labour markets, SMEs and household welfare in the region based on micro surveys would be an added advantage;
  • Prepare notes, briefs, presentations and project proposals, when requested:
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Familiarity with processes of UN agencies and/or IFIs an asset;
  • Work individually as well as part of a team towards common goals;
  • Fluency in French and English required
  • Djiboutian national
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Macroeconomics and public finance
Driving license
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 Djibouti et les résidents légaux de Djibouti ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Les candidats ayant une longue expérience sont encouragés à poser leur candidature. Sous réserve que les exigences respectives soient remplies, l’affectation peut être envisagée en tant qu'expert VNU, y compris 40 % de VLA supplémentaires, ou en tant qu'expert senior VNU (15 ans d'expérience, y compris une expérience internationale), y compris 100 % de VLA supplémentaires. Date limite pour postuler : 22 septembre 2021