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IT Operations Officer Nat. Expert WFP Venezuela
VMAM Code
VENR000271-9929
Open

IT Operations Officer

IT Operations Officer

National Expert
Host entity
WFP
Country
Venezuela
Location, Country
Caracas (VEN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Do you have experience implementing IT and telecoms systems? Do you want to work with the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide? If yes, this is your opportunity to join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Under the supervision of the Head of Support Services the IT Officer will deliver efficient and effective IT and Telecommunications (TC) services, contributing to sound, innovative solutions that enable staff to deliver food assistance to beneficiaries, in line with WFP’s strategy.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive, within delegated authority):


1. Contribute to the development of plans and budgets, and manage the deployment of IT/TC systems aligned with business needs, in accordance with WFP corporate standards.
2. Monitor and maintain IT/TC systems and networks, ensuring appropriate data security and access controls considering both local and wide area network issues; and supporting users to get maximum benefits from them.
3. Install and configure new computer hardware for improving and upgrading system
performance: contribute to technology upgrades as required.
4. Contribute to technical specifications and tender documents that support the procurement of IT/TC equipment and services at minimum cost, in line with WFP rules and regulations.

5. Collate and analyse data to contribute to the preparation of accurate reports on IT/TC activities, investments and costs, identifying ideas to increase cost-efficiencies where possible.
6. Maintain and develop technical expertise and understanding of industry developments.
7. Provide advice to managers and users, understanding and resolving issues, and ensuring IT policies, procedures, systems and tools are correctly applied to support them.
8. Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and queries.
9. Contribute to the capability building of staff through the review and/or design of appropriate training programs aimed at developing skills/knowledge in IT and Telecommunications.
10. Coordinate with other UN agencies in order to align activities and maximise possibilities of interagency collaboration in the field of IT and TC.
11. Interact effectively with internal and external colleagues and user groups to understand their needs and provide appropriate technical support.
12. Follow standard emergency preparedness and contingency planning practices to ensure WFP is able to maintain basic IT services and/or quickly respond and deploy resources to affected areas at the onset of a crisis.
13. Contribute to the preparation of operational plans and deliver resource requirements at the onset of an emergency.
14. Other as required.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree in Computer Science or other relevant field, or First
University degree with additional years of related work experience or
trainings/courses.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years of experience in IT services or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Has coordinated and managed small or medium projects at HQ and field Office.
• Has assisted in change management procedures, activities and processes at HQ and field.
• Has assisted in establishing standards and protocols for service excellence within own domain or at a HQ and field Office.
• Has successfully performed installation or testing of new hardware for improving or upgrading systems performance.
• Has proven experience analyzing service management results and developing service enhancement recommendations.
• Has keen ground-level experience implementing IT and telecoms systems in emergencies.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other information and telecommunications technology experience
Area of expertise details

At least two years of experience in IT services or other related field.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:

• Has coordinated and managed small or medium projects at HQ and field Office.
• Has assisted in change management procedures, activities and processes at HQ and field.
• Has assisted in establishing standards and protocols for service excellence within own domain or at a HQ and field Office.
• Has successfully performed installation or testing of new hardware for improving or upgrading systems performance.
• Has proven experience analyzing service management results and developing service enhancement recommendations.
• Has keen ground-level experience implementing IT and telecoms systems in emergencies.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 28 de Julio 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Economic and Fiscal Expert Nat. Expert UNICEF Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000555-10049
Open

Economic and Fiscal Expert

Economic and Fiscal Expert

National Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Brazil
Location, Country
Brasilia (BRA)
Language skills
Portuguese
English
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Social Policy Specialist, the national UN Volunteer Economic and Fiscal Expert will provide technical support for UNICEF Brazil on economic and fiscal policy analysis, with focus on public budgeting and financing for children and adolescents.

This work will entail the following:

  • Review and analysis of macro-economic and fiscal tendencies, including
    • existing and potential fiscal space as well as sustainability of such fiscal space;
    • efficiency and effectiveness of increased spending for children and adolescents;
    • macroeconomic and fiscal feasibility analysis.

  • Analysis and elaboration of summary briefs and other material on economic and fiscal trends for child-related public budget allocation including for subnational levels of the Brazilian federative system, including:
    • Briefing notes and presentations for technical internal and external discussions;
    • Analysis of existing national budget policies, social expenditures and investments in social policies for children and adolescents in Brazil
    • Analysis of existing ‘allocation and operational’ effectiveness and efficiency of direct/indirect public allocations for children and adolescents;
    • Analysis of the overall economic and financial situation of Brazil, ensuring a child-responsive analytical lens, to identify available and/or potential fiscal space for sustainable spending on social policies;
    • Analysis of existing national legal framework and macro level policies, fiscal policies, budget planning, formulation, execution, reporting, auditing and monitoring.

  • Support elaboration of guidelines and knowledge products on prioritization of children and adolescents in public budgeting processes.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree in economics, public policy, Public Finance, Economy, Public Administration or another relevant field.

Required experience
96 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 8 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in economic policy, management and research, development studies, and/or labour market at both theoretical and practical level;
  • Experience with human rights and/or child rights is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.

Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Macroeconomics and public finance, Finance, accounting and audit, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

Competencies and skills

  • Background and familiarity with Brazilian economy, fiscal policies, public budget at national, state or municipal levels;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; and excellent analytical skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human rights and child rights, social inequalities, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • 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.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 29-July-2021, 23h59 Germany time
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
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
Oficial de Terreno Int. Specialist UNVMC Colombia
VMAM Code
COLR001221-8980
Open

Oficial de Terreno

Oficial de Terreno

International Specialist
Host entity
UNVMC
Country
Colombia
Location, Country
Bogota, Cali, Apartado, Barrancabermeja, Medellin, Pasto, Tibu, Arauca, Popayan, Valledupar, Charras, Mocoa, Vista Hermosa, Quibdo, Fonseca, Sincelejo, Cucuta, Neiva, Florencia (COL)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
01 April 2021
Duration
until 31 December 2021 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

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del líder de equipo Regional o Subregional o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Visitar con frecuencia áreas de reunión y poblados cercanos para familiarizarse con las dinámicas que operan en el terreno para recoger las preocupaciones e identificar los desafíos que enfrentan las partes firmantes y las comunidades afectadas,;
  • Construir relaciones sólidas y productivas con las partes, los actores locales, así como con las comunidades, en coordinación con los Oficiales de Información Pública y las y los jefes de las Oficinas Regionales;
  • Brindar apoyo a los equipos regionales, subregionales y locales en la implementación de sus actividades respecto al mandato de la Misión, incluyendo aquellos aspectos relacionados con el relacionamiento de las partes y con las comunidades, actividades de monitoreo y verificación, mantenimiento de las bases de datos y elaboración de informes; la observación, la recolección de información, la recepción de quejas de las partes y de las comunidades afectadas, el seguimiento de incidentes y presuntas violaciones del Acuerdo Final, recomendando e implementando acciones preventivas y correctivas;
  • Apoyo en el análisis de parámetros de los asesinatos y amenazas según el contexto de grupos armados y dinámicas presentes en la región.
  • Apoyo en la elaboración y en el análisis de informes mensuales, quincenales y diarios.
  • Apoyo en las relaciones con las autoridades civiles involucradas en el tema de garantías de seguridad.
  • Apoyo en seguimiento a los compromisos institucionales en la reincorporación, teniendo en cuenta el apoyo en la implementación de los indicadores de sostenibilidad de los proyectos económicos y la sistematización de los indicadores de cada proyecto.
  • Apoyo en el seguimiento a las actividades del partido COMUNES (ex partido FARC), analizando sus acciones, fortalezas y debilidades, apoyando el relacionamiento del partido COMUNES a nivel regional y local con las instancias nacionales del partido.
  • Apoyar el seguimiento de los proyectos de reincorporación económica de los excombatientes de las FARC-EP implementados tanto por la Misión como a través de entidades gubernamentales y no gubernamentales y la cooperación internacional, con el fin de promover su rápida ejecución y alertar ante dificultades o retrasos encontrados.
  • Apoyo a la elaboración de piezas comunicativas y productos que se requiera en pedagogía, difusión de propuestas de paz y reconciliación;
  • Apoyo en la participación en los espacios institucionales como Comités Municipales de Paz y en los procesos de reconciliación que se impulsen para ser apoyados por la Misión;
  • Servir de enlace entre contrapartes de la ONU y otros actores presentes en el área de responsabilidad;
  • Analizar e informar sobre el mandato de la Misión y el alcance de sus actividades;
  • Desempeñar funciones adicionales, de ser necesario, en función de criterios que establezca la persona encargada de dirigir el equipo;

Además de lo anterior, a los Voluntarios de la ONU se les insta a integrarse al mandato del programa VNU en el marco de su asignación y promover la acción voluntaria a través de la integración en las comunidades en el desarrollo de su trabajo. Como tales, los Voluntarios de la ONU deben dedicar parte de su tiempo de trabajo a alguna de las siguientes actividades recomendadas:

  • Fortalecer su conocimiento y entendimiento sobre el concepto de voluntariado por medio de la lectura de publicaciones pertinentes tanto del programa VNU como externas, así como desempeñar un papel activo en las actividades del programa VNU (por ejemplo, en los eventos de conmemoración del Día Internacional del Voluntariado);
  • Conocer y desarrollar las formas tradicionales y/o locales de voluntariado en el país anfitrión;
  • Proveer reportes de autoevaluación anuales y al finalizar la asignación sobre las acciones de VNU, resultados y oportunidades;
  • Contribuir con artículos/críticas de sus experiencias en el terreno y con el asesoramiento y la autorización previa de la Unidad de Información Pública compartirlas con la sede para su inclusión en el sitio web, publicaciones, panfletos/boletines, notas de prensa, etc. del programa VNU;
  • Ayudar con el Programa de Mentores para los nuevos Jóvenes Voluntarios de la ONU;
  • Impulsar o asesorar a grupos locales en el uso del servicio Voluntariado en Línea del programa VNU o promover el uso del servicio a individuos y organizaciones locales relevantes cuando sea técnicamente posible.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Tipo de carrera: Sociología, Relaciones Internacionales, Ciencias Sociales, Psicología, Ciencias Políticas, Derecho, Administración de Empresas, Economía, Estadística, Derechos Humanos Ingeniería Agrónoma, Ingeniería Ambiental, otras Ciencias Sociales o carreras afines en el campo de Humanidades.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Es requisito que se cuente con al menos 2 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional a un nivel progresivo en áreas tales como: relacionamiento con comunidades, sociedad civil, relaciones internacionales, asuntos políticos, monitoreo y seguimiento a programas, diseño e implementación de proyectos de desarrollo y sociales, elaboración de informes, análisis político, seguimiento de medios y/o experiencia relacionadas.
  • Experiencia (deseable) trabajando en entornos multiculturales y dinámicos, relacionándose con personas de origen cultural y opiniones diferentes y con condiciones contractuales distintas
  • Experiencia (deseable) en la inclusión de enfoques de género y étnico.
  • Experiencia (deseable) en América Latina
  • Experiencia (deseable) en realizar múltiples funciones simultáneas bajo estrés, en entornos inseguros y potencialmente hostiles, en condiciones de vida austeras y durante períodos prolongados de tiempo;
  • experiencia (deseable) en la facilitación de talleres, procesos pedagógicos, lúdicos, participación en procesos de formación;
  • Experiencia (deseable) en procesos de mediación e interacción con comunidades. Capacidad y habilidades comunicativas con amplio rango de interlocutores en las comunidades.

  1. Otros conocimientos técnicos de acuerdo con las tareas que lleve a cabo la oficina donde trabaja el Voluntario:

  • Enfocado y conocedor en temas de reincorporación económica, política y social;
  • Experiencia previa en manejo y gestión de proyectos. Conocimiento sobre sector de desarrollo productivo rural;
  • Capacidad para participar en reuniones, redactar notas de archivo, informes substantivos y hacer análisis político;
  • Dar prueba de imparcialidad, respeto del mandato de la misión y respeto absoluto de la cláusula de confidencialidad;
  • Alta capacidad de adaptación a las condiciones propias del trabajo y misiones de campo (debido al territorio, clima, misiones fluviales, etc.);
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad deactores , incluyendo miembros de la comunidad, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, fuerza pública y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Licencia de conducir válida y habilidad comprobable de manejar vehículos manuales o automáticos, y de vehículos 4x4;
  • Conocimiento en la inclusión de un enfoque de género;
  • Capacidad para realizar funciones bajo estrés, en entornos inseguros, aislados y potencialmente hostiles;
  • Capacidad para apoyar en temas de información publica
  • Afinidad e interés en el trabajo humanitario, en situaciones de posconflicto, en el trabajo voluntario como un mecanismo para la paz y el desarrollo duradero y estable, y el Sistema de las Naciones Unidas;
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Political affairs and political reporting, Human rights, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details

Competencias y valores

  • Profesionalismo:; discreción, sensibilidad política, diplomacia y tacto para tratar con clientes; capacidad de aplicar el buen juicio; capacidad de interactuar y coordinar con distintos actores,;, , iniciativa personal y capacidad de apropiación; toma de iniciativa y disposición a aceptar responsabilidades de las acciones propias;como la capacidad de trabajar de forma independiente bajo procedimientos establecidos; capacidad de gestionar información de forma objetiva, precisa y confidencial; receptividad y orientación al cliente;
  • Integridad: sostener y ejercer los valores y estándares éticos de la ONUen las actividades y comportamientos diarios tanto en el desarrollo de sus actividades profesionales como en su vida personal; actuar sin considerar recompensas personales; no ceder ante la presión política en la toma de decisiones; respaldar decisiones que responden a los intereses de la organización aun cuando no revistan popularidad; tomar acción frente a comportamientos no profesionales o antiéticos; no abusar del poder o la autoridad;
  • Trabajo en equipo y respeto por la diversidad: capacidad de operar eficazmente dentro de los límites organizacionales;; capacidad para establecer y mantener colaboraciones eficaces y armoniosas en un entorno multicultural, multiétnico, con sensibilidad y respeto por la diversidad y el género; sensibilidad y adaptabilidad a diferentes culturas, géneros, religiones, nacionalidades y edades; compromiso a implementar el objetivo de la equidad de género asegurando la participación e involucramiento pleno de mujeres y hombres en todos los aspectos de las operaciones de la ONU; capacidad de alcanzar objetivos comunes y brindar orientación y entrenamiento a colegas;
  • Compromiso con el aprendizaje continuo: iniciativa y ganas de aprender nuevas habilidades y mantenerse al tanto de los avances en el área de conocimiento; capacidad de adaptarse a los cambios en el entorno de trabajo;
  • Planificación y organización: habilidades de organización y de resolución de problemas y capacidad de gestionar un gran volumen de trabajo de una manera eficiente y oportuna; capacidad para establecer prioridades y planificar, coordinar y supervisar el (propio) trabajo; capacidad para trabajar bajo presión, y de manejar varios proyectos/actividades al mismo tiempo;
  • Comunicación: habilidades de comunicación interpersonales; capacidad de preparar informes claros y concisos; capacidad de realizar presentaciones, elocuentes, articuladas y de manera concisa; capacidad para realizar y defender recomendaciones con argumentos objetivos; capacidad de comunicación y empatía con el personal (incluido el personal nacional), el personal militar, los voluntarios, los contrapartes e interlocutores locales procedentes de distintos entornos;;
  • Flexibilidad: adaptabilidad y capacidad de vivir y trabajar en condiciones potencialmente adversas y condiciones remotas, incluyendo dificultades físicas y pocas comodidades; capacidad de operar de forma independiente en ambientes austeros por periodos prolongados; voluntad de viajar dentro del área de operaciones y trasladarse a otros lugares de trabajo dentro del área de las operaciones, si es necesario;
  • Compromiso genuino hacia los principios del voluntariado, que incluyen solidaridad, compasión, reciprocidad y autonomía; y compromiso con la misión y visión de UNVMC, así como con los Valores Fundamentales de la ONU.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying. Application deadline: 01-August-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone
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
Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud. Nat. Expert UNICEF Bolivia
VMAM Code
BOLR000689-10113
Open

Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud.

Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud.

National Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Bolivia
Location, Country
La Paz (BOL)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Bajo la supervisión del Jefe de Supervivencia Infantil y Desarrollo Infantil o de la persona que designe, el o la voluntario/a tendra las siguientes tareas:

  • Monitoreo de actividades y reportes del Área de salud, relacionados con la respuesta COVID-19 y a los outputs del Outcome 1 del Programa de Cooperación en los temas de salud , nutrición , desarrollo infantil temprano y WASH.
  • Consolidar los insumos para la elaboración de reportes institucionales (HAC, RAM, COAR, donantes y otros).
  • Manejar el tablero de indicadores para el Outcome 1
  • Contribuir al desarrollo de sistemas de monitoreo para los proyectos del Outcome 1
  • Contribuir al monitoreo al nivel de las acciones a nivel departamental (CPD, PT y proyectos).
  • Organizar y participar en las reuniones de planificación, seguimiento y evaluación del Outcome 1 a nivel nacional y con los departamentos.
  • Apoyar la preparación de los Planes de trabajo bajo la responsabilidad del Outcome 1

  1. Asistencia técnica en los temas de salud, nutrición, DIPI y WASH, particularmente en relación con donantes, con énfasis en aquellos relacionados a la respuesta a la pandemia por el COVID-19:
  • Brindar asistencia técnica en la preparación de notas conceptuales y propuestas a donantes en los temas de salud y nutrición adolescente, salud materno neonatal, nutrición materno infantil, desarrollo infantil temprano y WASH.
  • Preparar revisiones de información disponible y análisis de situación sobre problemáticas específicas relacionadas a la preparación y ejecución de propuestas.
  • Apoyar la preparación de términos de referencia para procesos de selección de servicios, consultorías y convenios requeridos para la implementación de los proyectos.
  • Edición final de informes, evaluaciones o estudios realizados por el área para publicación y para publicación en revistas académicas.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Título Universitario en Ciencias de la Salud o Ciencias sociales.
  • Maestría en Salud Pública, epidemiología o áreas similares.
Required experience
120 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia mínima de 10 años de trabajo profesional,en el desarrollo de programas o proyectos de salud pública o desarrollo social, en planificación, programación, implementación, monitoreo o evaluación de programas de salud.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public health
Area of expertise details
  • Experiencia en desarrollo de propuestas e informes a donantes internacionales.
  • Habilidades de comunicación, coordinación y de trabajo en equipo.
Driving license
Application procedure
Procedimiento para la aplicación ¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Pueden contactarse con el programa VNU Bolivia en el siguiente correo: postulacion@unv.pnud.bo o al celular 67185891. Fecha límite para postularse: Domindo 1 de agosto de 2021 a las 18:00 Hora de Bolivia
Associate in Human Rights Int. Specialist OHCHR Colombia
VMAM Code
COLR001306-10154
Open

Associate in Human Rights

Associate in Human Rights

International Specialist
Host entity
OHCHR
Country
Colombia
Location, Country
Quibdo (COL)
Language skills
Spanish
English
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 supervision of Coordinator of the field presence, the UN Volunteer contribute to the following tasks:

  • Facilitate the implementation of human rights mandate in the designated area of responsibility (AOR);
  • Assist in monitoring the human rights situation from a given thematic priority and geographical responsibility;
  • In close coordination with the field office coordinator, prepare and undertake fact-finding field missions including the timely drafting of reports and follow-up;
  • Support follow up on individual cases and issues with authorities with the aim of stopping or preventing human rights violations or seeking remedial action by the authorities to prevent similar violations occurring in the future;
  • Support in the establishment and maintenance contacts with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners operating in the AOR;
  • Assist in conducting human rights capacity-building activities and in developing and implementing human rights training programmes;
  • Contribute to and/or draft various reports, communications, briefing notes, statements or other products;
  • Ensure the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;
  • Ensure the integration of gender perspectives, with specific attention to issues related to women and girls, including conflict related sexual violence, within all assigned human
  • Help with occasional basic administrative tasks when needed
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor´s degree or equivalent combined with two years of relevant qualifying experience might be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Type of degree: Law, Political Science, International Relations or any other discipline relevant to human rights.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of progressively professional experience in a field related to human rights.
  • Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is required.
  • Excellent knowledge of international human rights instruments and tools for the promotion and protection of human rights is required.
  • Experience working in Colombia is an asset.
  • Experience working in a developing, conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage.
  • 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
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying. Application deadline: 01-Aug-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Int. Specialist UNFPA Sudan
VMAM Code
SDNR000449-10150
Open

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

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

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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

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

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

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

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

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

· Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Ø Miscellaneous

· Administrative support to organization of conferences, workshops, retreats

· Carries out any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 05 August 2021