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Project Assistant Nat. Specialist UNDP Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000452-10148
Open

Project Assistant

Project Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the supervision of the Regional Youth Project Manager and advisor, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

Summary of Key Functions:

1. Provide support to management of ongoing project activities through the following tasks and duties:

  • Collection, analysis and presentation of information for joint planning meeting, quarterly work plans, and budget work plans to support project implementation;
  • Prepare information for Project Manager for his/her advice to donor, UNDP country offices , Implementing Partners[1] and UNDP;
  • Assist in creating project in UNDP’s financial and administrative system, prepare budget revisions, revision of project status, determination of unutilized funds;
  • Prepare and regularly update the Annual Workplan and the project budget; and
  • Undertake project operational and financial closure formalities including submission of terminal reports, transfer and disposal of equipment, processing of semi-final and final revision and support project manager in preparing the terminal assessment reports.

2. Ensures effective administrative and logistical support for the achievement of the outcomes of the project, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support national project implementation activities according to UNDP workflows (ERP System, UNDP Service Request Portal, Service Centre on Demand, workshops, travel, etc);
  • Contacts with visitors and project personnel, arrangement of appointments and meetings, and/or taking minutes;
  • Compilation and preparation of briefing and presentation materials, speeches, background information and documentation for meetings and missions;
  • Maintenance of records/ documents/ files relating to the project in a user friendly manner
  • Be responsible for assigned correspondence and other administrative tasks including creating E-requisitions [2];
  • Arrangements of travel and hotel reservations, preparation of travel authorizations, processing requests for visas, identity cards and other documents;
  • Preparing correspondences relating to the implementation of the projects;
  • Making logistical arrangements for the field visits and missions of the project team;
  • Administrative support to conferences and workshops;
  • Assistance in proper control of supporting documents for payments and financial reports;
  • Check related forms delivered by UNDP Country offices, Implementing Partners for completion before submitting them to the Finance Unit, Procurement Unit or Global Shared Services Unit;
  • Proper receipting of goods and services;
  • Extracting, inputting, copying and filing data from various sources as required;
  • Maintain a proper filing system for financial records ensuring safekeeping of confidential materials; and
  • Follow up on deadlines, commitments made, actions taken and coordination of collection and submission of the reports to Programme Associate.

3. Provides support to project maintenance and assets management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Act as a backup to the Asset Focal point in the maintenance of records on assets management; and
  • Maintenance of files and records relevant to project maintenance.

4. Support knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the BRH, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the training for the operations/programme staff and other trainings as appropriate; and
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

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[1] Implementing Partner is UNDP’s organization partner in implementing project.

[2] E-requisitions is UNDP’s request system for financing and administrative tasks across the agency.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:- 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 reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities using UNV’s Volunteer Reporting Application- 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

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Business Administration, Social Development or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Experience in meeting arrangement, data gathering, documentation in Thai and English of the new initiatives, power point presentation;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint;
  • Good knowledge of an ERP System (such as Atlas) and UNDP programming and budget structure is required, with knowledge of procurement will be considered an advantage;
  • Strong Interpersonal skill and experience working with government and civil society is an asset;
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraint;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Previous work in assisting project management is an asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Administration and administrative assistance
Driving license
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 including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 29-07-2021
Regional Electoral Officer Int. Specialist AMI Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000380-9205
Open

Regional Electoral Officer

Regional Electoral Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
AMI
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad, Basrah, Mosul, Erbil (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
8 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within delegated authority, the Regional Electoral Operations Advisor will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Support the Regional Operations Advisor (ROA) by ensuring the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) implement operational plans;
  • Provide advice to the IHEC Governorate Election Offices on all electoral operational activities.
  • Support the development and capacity building of the IHEC Governorate Elections Offices (GEOs);
  • Establish and maintain professional and productive partnerships with the IHEC GEOs ;
  • Establish effective communication mechanisms with the national officers embedded with the IHEC GEOs;
  • Provide regular reports to the ROA about the GEO’s progress in operational preparations for elections;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A first-level university degree, in Political Science, International Relations, Law, Public Administration, or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in electoral assistance; supervising, implementing, supporting or advising on Field and Operations processes is required;

  • Experience in developing countries is required, and experience in post-conflict situations is desirable;

  • Experience providing services to or in a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is an advantage;

  • Knowledge of UN rules, regulations, policies and procedures an asset;

  • Previous experience of managing a team of different backgrounds and the ability to manage and coordinate complex projects is desirable;

  • Have affinity with or interest in UNAMI’s mandate, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development and the UN system.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Election support activities, Election management
Area of expertise details

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, 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: 31 July 2021
Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak) Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
VMAM Code
MYSR000018-8003
Open

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Malaysia
Location, Country
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Language skills
Malay
Iban
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Sri Aman (Sarawak) can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
Experience remark
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Maly, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.

Language skills
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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. This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Sri Aman, Sarawak can apply for this advertisement. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak) Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
VMAM Code
MYSR000019-8004
Open

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Malaysia
Location, Country
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Language skills
Malay
Iban
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Sibu (Sarawak) can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
Experience remark
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.

Language skills
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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. This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Sibu, Sarawak can apply for this advertisement. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Philippines
VMAM Code
PHLR000064-10114
Open

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Philippines
Location, Country
Manila (PHL)
Language skills
English
Filipino
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

* Persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

* Only Filipino nationals are eligible to apply.

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Monitoring and reporting activities:

• Provide guidance and technical support to partners on monitoring and reporting.

• Develop reporting and indicator guidance to partners and inter-agency groups.

• Compile, clean and analyse monitoring data for governmental and non-governmental partners

• Create monitoring reports, monthly reports and donor reports, develop any other related reports if required.

• Support and provide technical assistance to develop logical frameworks for programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

• Help strengthen child protection networks on the ground, providing capacity building and support to such networks to ensure systems for gathering and verifying information on gross child rights violations are implemented and strengthened; participate in Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism working group at field level.

Planning and capacity building support:

• Liaise with UNICEF child protection programme staff and partners to prepare planning and monitoring plans.

• Support the Section in development of internal work plans and other key planning exercises.

• Support the Child Protection section in harmonizing capacity building interventions for both government partners and non-governmental organizations.

• Contribute towards preparation of the situation analysis by compiling data, analysing and evaluating information and writing chapters of the analysis related to the Child Protection Programme.

• Effectively promote knowledge management through drafting/finalizing key project documents and reports, sharing good practice, lessons learned, organizing webinars, and knowledge/information exchanges, including the new established integrated approach between education and child protection.

Research:

• Contribute to research and analysis of the country situation with respect to children’s and women’s rights.

• Provide technical support to partners and UNICEF to develop quality research, study or survey protocols.

• Support the use of innovative tools for data collection on key thematic child protection areas.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Education, statistics, development economics, community development, social sciences, demography, international 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
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience with project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;
  • Experience in child protection and gender programmes is desirable.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Filipino(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Social work
Area of expertise details
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.); familiarity with database management and development (Access); some skills in data analysis and open data kits such as Kobo;
  • Professional experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation of development/humanitarian programmes.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Administrative Assistant Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000952-10123
Open

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Adviser, Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), UHC/Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (UHC/NMH) the UNV will:
• Provide full administrative support including drafting, reviewing and dispatching of correspondence, reports, documents, etc.
• Receive, screen and log all incoming correspondence, search for information and attach background, provide unofficial translation, if needed.
• Follow up on the implementation of programme activities and ensure timely submission of unit’s contributions, inform and remind professional staff in the unit of deadlines, provide supporting material as appropriate.
• Provide full administrative support to the unit’s meetings, draft rationale and cost, compile and process all necessary documentation and liaise with participants.
• Carry out the function of project administrator, monitoring availability of funds and financial expenditures according to the approved workplan, and coordinating with country offices on the implementation of the workplan related to the concerned programme.
• Perform other requested administrative functions related to running the administrative work of the unit.
• Coordinate with other units to finalize and complete administrative tasks where needed.
• Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Education: University degree in business administration, social sciences or related field

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

• Experience: At least five years’ progressive administrative experience, and relevant experience in the UN system is an asset.
• 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;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance, Development programme/project administration, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Egypt and legal residents in Egypt with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Human Rights Officer Int. Specialist AMI Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000404-10124
Open

Human Rights Officer

Human Rights Officer

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

Within the delegated authority and under the overall supervision of the Chief, UNAMI Human Rights Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the International UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer will:

  • Conduct proactive outreach and relationship-building through individual meetings and focus groups with demonstrators and activists of different ages and genders; members of organizing committees; representatives of political and civil society organizations involved in the protests as well activists with no such affiliation; journalists, doctors and others actively involved in either participating in demonstrations or promoting the goals of the protesters particularly through social media;
  • Conduct human rights monitoring interviews with victims of arbitrary and incommunicado detention, abduction, torture and enforced disappearance;
  • Undertake monitoring visits to places of detention;
  • Proactively monitor all forms of traditional and new media, including social media, in order to monitor threats and intimidation against those participating in or supporting protests;
  • Through individual and group meetings with community leaders, victims’ representatives and civil society organizations develop and deepen existing information gathering networks within the communities affected by disappearances;
  • Support OHCHR/UNAMI engagement with relevant United Nations Treaty Body mechanisms and Special Procedures mandate holders, including facilitating the submission of Urgent Appeals and Urgent Actions on behalf of victims of arbitrary detention, enforced disappearances and torture;
  • Engage with government and non-governmental organizations to support the submission of state reports and stakeholder reports to UN human rights mechanisms and treaty bodies dealing with torture and enforced disappearance
  • Draft, review as appropriate, and ensure timely delivery of a variety of reports, briefings, analysis and other types of communications in compliance with established standards;
  • Ensure the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database in compliance with established standards;
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

*An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in human rights, law, political science, international relations, social sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with relevant training and/professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

*At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the fields of human rights protection, international humanitarian law, or other relevant field is required; experience of conducting human rights interviews with vulnerable victims is desirable. Experience of OHCHR methodologies on human rights monitoring reporting and investigation is desirable;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including civil society organizations, grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Experience of working in a conflict or post conflict environment;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

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;

Driving license
Competencies values
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: 31 July 2021
UNV Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNFPA Bangladesh
VMAM Code
BGDR000641-10176
Open

UNV Programme Assistant

UNV Programme Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Bangladesh
Location, Country
Cox's Bazaar (BGD)
Language skills
English
Bengali
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

· Plan, schedule and coordinate travel and logistics for meetings, conferences and spe­cial events, particularly the SRHR Working Group meetings and activities.

· For meetings, check that all equipment is available and working, and have a back-up plan for additional technical assistance.

· Prepare any necessary paperwork, and ensure the appropriate approvals have been given

· File and organize programme files

· Complete and coordinate travel requests, admin requests, etc. for SRHR colleagues in Cox's Bazar, in close coordination with Program Associate in Dhaka

· Organize bills and payment requests, in close coordination with SRH Program Asso­ciate in Dhaka

· Coordinate with CO office, to ensure all compliance methods are met for requests

· Manage and coordinate expiration/renewals of contracts for ICs and UNVs

· Assist the CO SRH team to prepare correspondence related to emergency project ac­tivities.

· Assist in procurement plan, distribution of ERH kits and tracking the status of procure­ment of RH kits.

· Assist UNFPA Pharmacists with logistical arrangements as well as procurement.

· Assist the CO on coordinating all project-related administrative issues between Cox's Bazar field offices and UNFPA head office

· Preparing Note to Files for programme/project-related administrative issues including transport arrangement and international travels, as well as Facilitate SRH logistical support and emergency procurement related issues

· Coordinate with implementing partners to ensure submission of appropriate documents in addition to timely revisions

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced University Degree (master's or equiva­lent and above)

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Relevant post qualification experience in Finance and Business Administration
  • Experience in Emergency and project administration an asset
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems
  • Experience in preparing and organizing project documents
  • Knowledge and familiarity development and emergencies in Bangladesh.
  • Experience with international organizations will be taken as an advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Administration and administrative assistance, Other emergency management experience
Area of expertise details

· Knowledge and understanding of UN/UNFPA humanitarian/development programming and operations, and about UN common programming principles including human-rights based approach, gender equality and capacity development.

· Skills in building strategic alliances and partnerships, strong communication and network­ing and excellent organizational skills.

· Proficient in establishing databases and monitoring mechanisms

· Proficient in computer applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)

· Advanced computer skills and technical troubleshooting

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
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 (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
UNV Budget Officer Int. Specialist UNISFA Sudan
VMAM Code
SDNR000385-9274
Open

UNV Budget Officer

UNV Budget Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNISFA
Country
Sudan
Location, Country
Abyei (SDN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
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 Chief Budget Officer (CFBO), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

- Prepares and submits draft cost estimates for review/finalization by the CFBO;

- Analyses and approves the requirements submitted by the mission’s administrative sections and

substantive offices;

- Manages and prepares the allotments, sub-allotments and redeployment of funds when necessary in

order to ensure that funds are available to carry out the mission’s activities;

- Assist the CBO in the preparation of budget performance reports and other reports as required;

- Liaises with section chiefs, substantive offices and the office of the Head of the Mission to coordinate

on budgetary matters;

- Keeps record of requisition and purchase orders raised by Account Holders;

- Review and monitor budget expenditures;

- Assist CFBO in elaboration of resource agreements;

- Undertake research and provide support to CFBO;

- Monitor budget implementation;

- Completes monthly staffing incumbency reports;

- Produces monthly expenditure reports for distribution to Section Chiefs

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Minimum Bachelor’s Degree from accredited university is required, preferably in Finance, Business

Administration, Accounting, Economics, or related field.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in budget or finance. Experience in the area of

Budgeting and Financial management systems is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

Area of Budgeting and Financial management systems.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Integrity
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: 01 August 2021
APAN Network Coordinator Int. Specialist UNEP Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000450-10127
Open

APAN Network Coordinator

APAN Network Coordinator

International Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
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 Regional Coordinator, Climate Change Sub-Programme and the overall guidance by the Regional Director, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Act as a Network Coordinator of APAN and coordinate all activities of APAN including supervising contents of APAN Knowledge Portal and regular update.
  • Coordination as member secretary to APAN Advisory Group, meetings and activities guided by the Advisory Group
  • Develop a two year work plan and coordinate and implement activities benefitting APAN and climate adaptation results for the AP region, and contribute to the outcomes and commitments from the 7th APAN Forum.
  • Organize quarterly meeting with organizations made commitments during APAN Forum and review progress of delivery of activities under work plan.
  • Support delivery of activities of Global Adaptation Network (GAN) in Asia and the Pacific Region and maintain a close link with GAN Coordinator and other regional networks under GAN.
  • Reaching out to other actors and networks in the region to strengthen collaboration on APAN Forum’s four resilience areas and five enablers and expand partnerships for advancing forum outcomes.
  • Keeping abreast of adaptation events in the region and exploring opportunities for APAN to connect/support and increase visibility of APAN work on climate change adaptation knowledge.
  • Maintain APAN email list-serve including updating contact lists for APAN including a database of adaptation contacts, organizations, companies, and renowned experts along with their areas of expertise.
  • Making regular contact with leading adaptation experts including in the private sector, and keeping abreast/discovering what they’re working on, interest and expertise (for potential involvement in projects, publications, sessions, webinars) on climate adaptation and related areas.
  • Gathering information on regional adaptation reading to feed into regular APAN reading lists. Develop content in the form of articles, stories, op-eds or other for monthly APAN e-communique and/or newsletters, and APAN websites.
  • Supporting and organizing virtual or in-person adaptation events, webinars, seminars or sessions.
  • Contribute to the delivery of UNEP’s MTS 2022-25 Programme of Work-related to Climate action, Nature action, and Pollution.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Post-graduate university degree in Climate Change, Environment Studies, Environmental Policy/Law, Natural Resources Management, or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in climate change adaptation or other closely relevant programmes. Working experience with the national government in Asia and the Pacific region will be an asset. Previous experience working in the UN or other international development organization is also desirable.
  • Experience in programme management in developing countries is desirable.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation
Driving license
Competencies values
Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 2nd August 2021