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Women Protection Advisor (WPA) Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000849-10088
Open

Women Protection Advisor (WPA)

Women Protection Advisor (WPA)

International Specialist
Host entity
MONUSCO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bukavu (COD)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Unit coordinator, the UNV will undertake the following tasks:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

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

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of professional working experience

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

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

Excellent computer skills, mainly Microsoft Office

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28-07-2021
Donor Communication Specialist Int. Expert UNICEF Cote d'Ivoire
VMAM Code
CIVR000161-10094
Open

Donor Communication Specialist

Donor Communication Specialist

International Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Cote d'Ivoire
Location, Country
Abidjan (CIV)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 August 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of Partnership Specialist/PME Manager the Reporting Officer UNV will help UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire’s donors understanding the work that the office does every day positively impacting the life of millions of children. To do so, The Reporting Officer will ensure the office will develop high quality documents: on one side helping shaping UNICEF’s projects and interventions (donor proposals) and on the other side reporting on the key progress and achievements (donor reports).

  1. Coordination of the donor reports and proposals development
  • Be responsible for the effective coordination and the continuous improvement of the donors’ reports/proposals development process, working in close collaboration with the Program Chiefs of Section, the Partnership Specialist, the Resource Mobilization Specialist, the M&E Manager and the Deputy representative.
  • Work in close collaboration with management and programme staff to develop strategic documents (RAM, COAR, SMQ, SitReps, etc.), donor reports and proposals, improve their quality, and/or translate them, as required.
  • Formulates recommendations for improvements of program design (RBM) at the proposal stage and the improvement of the reporting/proposal
  • Maintain a coherent system for tracking reports due to donors to ensure that they are submitted in high quality and on time and ensure that section chiefs and management are informed on reporting requirements
  • Be responsible for the office information system on donor reports and proposals (both VISION and share point).

  1. Creative/strategic writing for donor’s communication and advocacy

Work in close collaboration with the program staff, the Photographer, and the communication department to develop high quality human-interest stories and communication material for donors; this may include also the need of going to the field visiting several UNICEF’s projects, interview beneficiaries and document the results achieved

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Required Degree Level: Master's degree in Communications, Marketing, Political Science, Journalism, or equivalent professional work in these areas combined with university degree in a related area. A Bachelor will be accepted with 15 years of experience in the field.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

Required Experience: At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation

Developing country working experience is considered an asset.

Previous experience with report/proposal development editing and formatting will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Resource Mobilization, Program Planning and Result Based Management will be considered an asset.

Experience in international organizations, NGOs or UN agencies (particularly UNICEF) will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Private Sector will be considered an asset.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Teams, and Planner will be considered an asset.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 28-07-2021
Adminsitrative Officer Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR000990-10102
Open

Adminsitrative Officer

Adminsitrative Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
23 July 2021
Duration
until 30 June 2022
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 UNV Programme Manager (PM), the duties of the Coordination Officer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Facilitate and coordinate the integration process of MINUSMA and Agencies components of the Field Unit;
  • Provide management support to the PM and the Programme Officer;
  • Coordinate the mobilization and recruitment of volunteers in collaboration with UNV HQ and all sections of the mission; including communication and updates to UNV PM and section chiefs / hiring managers;
  • Coordinate the arrival and check-in of newly recruited UN Volunteers;
  • Coordinate the check-out and departure of outgoing UN Volunteers, and update the related online systems and tools;
  • Input relevant UN Volunteer data to ATLAS for MINUSMA, UN Agencies and national UN Volunteers as necessary;
  • Support UNV PM during the budgeting and staffing exercise for the UNV component of the mission, including communication to sections, Budget Office, UNV HQ and volunteers;
  • Coordinate and supervise payroll consolidation;
  • Ensure information flow between UNV PM and UN Volunteers regarding all activities; act as focal point for inquiries about redeployment, local working and security conditions, accommodation issues, and all matters related to the Conditions if Service;
  • Process and maintain records of re-deployment, transfers and temporary duty assignments (TDY) for all UN Volunteers;
  • Act as focal point from UNV Field Unit for the security zone warden system;
  • Oversee approval of UN Volunteer leave requests and reports; monitor attendance;
  • Ensure that monthly volunteer statistics and post data reports are sent to UNV PM and to UNV HQ;
  • Support, in coordination with the UNV PM and the UNV Programme Coordinator, the planning and preparation of UNV HQ field monitoring visits;
  • Plan and participate to field missions outside Bamako;
  • Ensure effective coordination and logistical support in collaboration with the Public Information focal point for volunteer advocacy and social activities
  • Effective and efficient support of the Country Coordinator and UN partners in advocacy and outreach campaigns, such as the International Volunteer Day (IVD), presentation of promotional information with Host Entities, local volunteer organizations, etc.;
  • Support onsite and online volunteer mobilization that increases the number of volunteers;
  • In consultation with the Online Volunteering (OV) Programme Assistant in the respective Regional Office, , act as a focal point for online volunteers and accreditation of OV service organizations, focusing on supporting host entities with developing OV opportunities through advocacy engagements and promoting the concept of OV;
  • Support the deployment and assignment management of all UN Volunteer modalities;
  • Support the recruitment of national UN Volunteers, including updating and maintaining a national UN Volunteers local candidate talent pool in coordination with the Volunteer Services Centre (VSC);
  • Maintain files of all UN Volunteers assigned to the country, ensuring that all correspondence and periodic reports are properly kept in the respective volunteer management platform, and that related matters requiring action are brought to the attention of his/her supervisor;
  • Monitor and keep records of the contractual status of all serving UN Volunteers and flag to VSC follow-up actions
  • Maintain up-to-date volunteer leave records and ensure that all UN Volunteers manage absences as per the UN Volunteer Conditions of Service;
  • Maintain up to date contact records of all serving UN Volunteers, including their recognized dependents;
  • Ensure that initial contract documents, beneficiary forms and inventories of personal effects of UN Volunteers are up-to-date, and submitted to UNV headquarters, VSC (through the respective volunteer management platform) in a timely manner, in accordance with the relevant provisions included in the UN Security Handbook as well as in the UN Volunteer Conditions of Service;
  • Assist on the logistical and travel arrangements of arriving UN Volunteers and his/her recognized dependents;
  • Facilitate government clearance and entry visas of incoming UN Volunteers and their recognized dependents;
  • Provide the necessary support to UN Volunteers upon arrival, to open bank accounts as well as to complete forms required to obtain visas, residence permits, etc.;
  • Undertake tasks for the local support of the UN Volunteers and recognized dependents in the country including in the cases of medical evacuation, security evacuations or the death of a UN Volunteer;
  • Assist UNV HQ in ensuring all conditions are met before the payment of final entitlements to UN Volunteers at the end of their assignment.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Social Sciences, Business Administration, human resources or related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of progressive experience in human resources, administration and/or finance are required. Previous experience as a volunteer and/or promotion of volunteerism will be an asset.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development, Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details

Computer skills: Excellent computer literacy; including in spreadsheets and relevant office software packages. Previous
working experience en Africa is highly desired. Knowledge of the region will be a strong asset.
Solid knowledge of Atlas HR and Finance is a must.
Ability to perform duties under stress and in insecure, isolated and potentially hostile environments;
Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
A demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural and dynamic environment;
Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable
development, and the UN System.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* 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: 29-07-2021
UNV Specialist C4D Nat. Specialist UNICEF Chad
VMAM Code
TCDR000218-10112
Open

UNV Specialist C4D

UNV Specialist C4D

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

Le/la VNU national spécialiste en communication pour le développement Polio sera chargé(e) d’initier, de développer, de mettre en œuvre, de suivre et d’évaluer toutes les interventions en communication et mobilisation sociale liées à l’initiative d’éradication de la poliomyélite, au renforcement de la vaccination de routine et, en complément et suivant les besoins, aux programmes classiques de l’UNICEF dans les districts sanitaires concernés. Il s’agira de :

  1. Contribuer au développement et à la mise en œuvre des plans de communication des districts sanitaires en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite, intégrant la routine et les AVS (y compris le suivi de la gestion des vaccins), les stratégies pour la vaccination des populations spéciales (nomades, déplacés internes, retournés et refugiés) et des stratégies opérationnelles pour la surveillance à base communautaire des cas de PFA ainsi que pour la recherche des enfants incomplètement ou non vaccinés en PEV de routine ;

  1. Appuyer les équipes cadres des districts dans la formation des agents de premières lignes notamment les vaccinateurs et les relais communautaires dans le cadre de la préparation des campagnes de ripostes de très bonne qualité, dans la supervision des activités de communication et de vaccination ainsi que la collecte des données des campagnes de ripostes ;

  1. Appuyer et suivre les activités de renforcement du PEV de routine, notamment celles relatives à l’engagement communautaire pour la promotion de la demande de vaccination, la formation des acteurs en PEV pratique, le plaidoyer, la mobilisation sociale à travers la contractualisation avec des associations locales (groupements féminins, jeunes, leaders religieux), la formation des chefs traditionnels aux activités de promotion de la vaccination et de génération de la demande ;

  1. Renforcer les capacités des équipes cadres de districts sanitaires dans la gestion des interventions dans le domaine de la C4D en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite et du renforcement de la vaccination de routine pour une pérennisation des acquis ;

  1. Documenter les interventions en C4D en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite et du renforcement de la vaccination de routine, et capitaliser les expériences positives.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Avoir un diplôme universitaire supérieur (Minimum Master) en communication ou sciences sociales / comportementales : éducation, sociologie, psychologie, anthropologie ou en santé publique (Bac+4) ou dans d’autres domaines connexes.

Un diplôme universitaire de premier niveau (BAC+3 ou Licence) avec une combinaison pertinente de qualifications académiques et 2 années supplémentaires d'expérience pertinente dans des domaines connexes peut être acceptable au lieu d'un diplôme universitaire supérieur.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Avoir une expérience d’au moins 3 ans dans la gestion des interventions C4D au niveau central, de districts ou de délégations sanitaires provinciales, l’élaboration des plans de communication en appui au PEV de routine et/ou aux campagnes de vaccination

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

Avoir un diplôme universitaire supérieur (Minimum Master) en communication ou sciences sociales / comportementales : éducation, sociologie, psychologie, anthropologie ou en santé publique (Bac+4) ou dans d’autres domaines connexes.

Un diplôme universitaire de premier niveau (BAC+3 ou Licence) avec une combinaison pertinente de qualifications académiques et 2 années supplémentaires d'expérience pertinente dans des domaines connexes peut être acceptable au lieu d'un diplôme universitaire supérieur.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. ! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Tchad et les résidents légaux du Tchad ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 29-07-2021 Les candidatures féminines et les personnes vivant avec un handicap sont fortement encouragées.
Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000812-9567
Open

Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer

Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief SSR, the UN Volunteer SSR Officer will be responsible for the following duties:


• Assists in the development of key components of the approved SSR Programme, including overall policy and legal framework, implementation strategy, operational modalities and action plans, taking into account national programme priorities and targets.
• Substantively participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned projects, monitors and analyzes project development and implementation, reviews relevant documents and reports, identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties, and identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
• Provides technical inputs to ongoing projects, as well as technical advice and assistance to key parties (e.g.: SSR unit management, established Commissions, or government officials); consults with relevant stakeholders through inclusive and participatory processes; and undertakes continuous monitoring of project activities.
• Organizes or undertakes research on various aspects of SSR work; analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources; identifies problems and issues to be assessed and proposes corrective actions.
• Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of impact evaluation or equivalent studies, and so on.
• Undertakes survey initiatives; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identify problems/issues and prepare conclusions.
• Participates in field missions, including provision of guidance to government officials and other parties; drafts mission summaries, and so on.
• Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; contribute to conduct training workshops and seminars; makes presentations on assigned topics or activities.
• Comtributes to coordinates activities related to budget and funding (project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, and so on) and prepare related documents and reports (pledging, work, programme budget, and so on).
• Liaises closely with others relevant parties to ensure that SSR activities are well integrated and coordinated.
• Prepares various written outputs, like draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, and similar.
• Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, and so on.
• When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
• Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are expected 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;
• Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
• 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
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, law, criminology, public security sector management, development science, sociology, anthropology, international relations, 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
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in peacekeeping/peace-building or development work with specific focus on SSR, inter-agency coordination, political analysis, institutional development, or a related area. Previous experience in policy coordination or project management is required. Previous experience working in a conflict or post-conflict setting is required. Previous experience in SSR with professional experiences in advising, guiding, or mentoring defense or security forces is required. Previous experience in the UN common system is desirable. Proven experience gained in a professional capacity in drafting high quality, analytical reports is desirable.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Other rule of law or governance related experience, Police, protective and security services
Driving license
Competencies values
Building Trust, Client Orientation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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: 30-07-2021
Receiving & Inspection Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001002-9294
Open

Receiving & Inspection Assistant

Receiving & Inspection Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 August 2021
Duration
until 30 June 2022
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

The work of this UNV position entails virtual/physical verification/certification of all goods received on behalf of MINUSMA done by the R&I Unit of the Centralized Warehouse Section. This includes mostly UNOE property, plant and equipment, as well as inventories type of items, but also may include others like fuel, lubricants, construction materials, commodities, etc. purchased by the United Nations or transferred from other Missions on behalf of MINUSMA. In addition, may include also conducting Board of Surveys for UN assets that have been raised for write-off.

Within the terms of the Organization’s delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief of the Receiving & Inspection Unit of Minusma (R&I) in Bamako, Mali, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks as requested:

  • Ensure that items received for cases assigned are in accordance with terms and conditions specified in the relevant Purchase Order (PO), Letter of Assistance (LOA) or Contract i.e. quantity, type, specifications, etc.;
  • Actively participate in the R&I procedures throughout the entire mission area for the delivery of rations and other assets as required;
  • Prepare reports for all R&I cases assigned following the established procedures of the unit including preparation of Physical Verifications Vouchers (PVVs), Physical/Virtual Goods Receipts (GRs), or any other;
  • Accurately input of all the related information of each assigned case into the UMOJA ECC property management software module used by MINUSMA and provision of information for any other related process or system used by the Mission as required;
  • Interact with R&I unit staff as well as with Procurement, Self-Accounting Unit (SAU), Property Control Unit (PCIU) if any, representing the best interest of the R&I unit in the best possible way;
  • Serialize and label all assets as required and in accordance with the Item Master Catalogue (IMC) and UMOJA system;
  • Ensure close coordination with Self Accounting Units, Procurement Section, and Centralized acquisition regarding new deliveries, storage, technical inspections and physical checks;
  • Submit periodic reports (i.e. weekly, monthly, etc.) reports to the Chief of the R&I Unit as requested. This may include also trip reports when on temporary duty assignment to regions (TDY) to perform work;
  • Perform of any other related tasks/duties, as assigned by the supervisor or Chief of the unit;
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

Logistics, Property and Inventory Management, Accounting, Business Management, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or Economics. A higher degree in any of the above is an advantage.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 3 years of working experience in Property Management related areas; previous work experience in the field with R&I is an advantage.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Logistics and supply management, General business management
Area of expertise details

Knowledge of MS Office suite of programs (Excel, Powerpoint, Ms-Word, etc.), desirable knowledge of ERP systems like UMOJA, SAP, Oracle, etc.

Knowledge of French is desirable

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, 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? 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: 30-07-2021
UNV Environment Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000824-10118
Open

UNV Environment Officer

UNV Environment Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Kaga Bandoro (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and Chief Environment Unit, the Environment Officer will be responsible for managing the Environment Unit in the sector and for coordinating and managing actions on environmental and cultural issues in the mission, establishing, implementing, monitoring and revising as necessary the mission's Environmental Management System (EMS). The duties listed below are part and parcel of this task on the mission's EMS:

Policy and Guidance:

  • Support the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and the Chief Environment Unit in review and/or development and implementation of the mission's environmental policy and objectives (including directives, audit follow-up, Mission Environmental Action Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.);
  • Conduct environmental assessments and surveys of operations in the mission, including Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA);
  • Liaise with Military at camps to assure assessment actions are completed;
  • Provide environmental support and guidance to clients within the mission;
  • Produce the mission's Environmental Baseline Study (EBS), if no such study has been done, or update existing EBS as necessary;
  • Implement the Environmental Action Plan in the sector of responsibility;
  • Implement and collect data for the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP)
  • Produce the Environmental Emergency Preparedness Plan with relevant offices;

Management of Environmental Unit:

  • Manages the Environment Unit of the Sector. Incumbent will be the sole person in Environment Unit in the Sector and will need to be creative, motivated, and somewhat self-directed;
  • Oversees the execution of all environmental actions in the sector;

Environmental Action Plan - Implementation:

  • Lead, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP) including data collection and reporting
  • conducting regular environmental inspections and risk assessment
  • Maintain a record of environmental issues and actions thereon at the mission, including, for example, a list of potentially hazardous installations within the mission (e.g. petrol station, warehouse storing flammables) in cooperation with fire marshals or other staff at the mission designated to deal with emergencies;
  • Investigate complaints or reports of pollution, contamination, health hazards and other environment-related incidents;
  • Submit periodic reports on environmental issues at the mission, to the Chief Environment Unit including policy compliance status reports as required for DOS;
  • Recommend to the Chief Environment Unit to undertake such measures as may be required to prevent or mitigate environmental problems;
  • Advise relevant officers or offices on environmental issues arising from the assessments, studies and plans, including environmental information relevant to the operations of the mission;

Awareness and Training:

  • Promote awareness on environmental issues;
  • Provide an environmental briefing to all mission personnel including police and military contingents during their induction training and as needed;
  • Conduct environmental training to all mission personnel.

Coordination and Partner Relations:

  • Liaise on environmental issues with local authorities and the office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator and relevant United Nations bodies and agencies present in the country or region hosting the mission;
  • Carry out any other tasks required to support the DPO/DOS Environmental Policy for UN Field Missions and the environmental objectives of the mission as directed by the Director of Mission Support.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Bachelor degree or equivalent) in environmental management, science, engineering or related area. A first university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience in the environmental management field with a national government/administration, a non-governmental organisation, the private sector or an international organization is required. Experience in project planning, evaluation and oversight of environmental compliance is desirable. Experience of coordination of multi stakeholders initiative within a post conflict environment is desirable. Experience in wastewater, solid and hazardous waste management, or enviromental auditing is desirable. Experience in Energy including renewable energy is desirable. Experience in management of data or database is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Policy, regulation, planning and education and capacity building, Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, 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: 30-07-2021
UNV Environment Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000825-10117
Open

UNV Environment Officer

UNV Environment Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and Chief Environment Unit, the Environment Officer will be responsible for managing the Environment Unit in the sector and for coordinating and managing actions on environmental and cultural issues in the mission, establishing, implementing, monitoring and revising as necessary the mission's Environmental Management System (EMS). The duties listed below are part and parcel of this task on the mission's EMS:

Policy and Guidance:

  • Support the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and the Chief Environment Unit in review and/or development and implementation of the mission's environmental policy and objectives (including directives, audit follow-up, Mission Environmental Action Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.);
  • Conduct environmental assessments and surveys of operations in the mission, including Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA);
  • Liaise with Military at camps to assure assessment actions are completed;
  • Provide environmental support and guidance to clients within the mission;
  • Produce the mission's Environmental Baseline Study (EBS), if no such study has been done, or update existing EBS as necessary;
  • Implement the Environmental Action Plan in the sector of responsibility;
  • Implement and collect data for the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP)
  • Produce the Environmental Emergency Preparedness Plan with relevant offices;

Environmental Action Plan - Implementation:

  • Lead, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP) including data collection and reporting
  • conducting regular environmental inspections and risk assessment
  • Maintain a record of environmental issues and actions thereon at the mission, including, for example, a list of potentially hazardous installations within the mission (e.g. petrol station, warehouse storing flammables) in cooperation with fire marshals or other staff at the mission designated to deal with emergencies;
  • Investigate complaints or reports of pollution, contamination, health hazards and other environment-related incidents;
  • Submit periodic reports on environmental issues at the mission, to the Chief Environment Unit including policy compliance status reports as required for DOS;
  • Recommend to the Chief Environment Unit to undertake such measures as may be required to prevent or mitigate environmental problems;
  • Advise relevant officers or offices on environmental issues arising from the assessments, studies and plans, including environmental information relevant to the operations of the mission;

Awareness and Training:

  • Promote awareness on environmental issues;
  • Provide an environmental briefing to all mission personnel including police and military contingents during their induction training and as needed;
  • Conduct environmental training to all mission personnel.

Coordination and Partner Relations:

  • Liaise on environmental issues with local authorities and the office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator and relevant United Nations bodies and agencies present in the country or region hosting the mission;
  • Carry out any other tasks required to support the DPO/DOS Environmental Policy for UN Field Missions and the environmental objectives of the mission as directed by the Director of Mission Support.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Bachelor degree or equivalent) in environmental management, science, engineering or related area. A first university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience in the environmental management field with a national government/administration, a non-governmental organisation, the private sector or an international organization is required. Experience in project planning, evaluation and oversight of environmental compliance is desirable. Experience of coordination of multi stakeholders initiative within a post conflict environment is desirable. Experience in wastewater, solid and hazardous waste management, or enviromental auditing is desirable. Experience in Energy including renewable energy is desirable. Experience in management of data or database is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Policy, regulation, planning and education and capacity building, Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, 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: 30-07-2021
Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000826-10116
Open

Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer

Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

This position is located in Bangui, in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer (APBPO) reports to the Mission’s Chief of Staff through the Policy and Best Practices Officer (PBPO).

Under the direct supervision of the PBPO, the APBPO will carry out the following duties:

Promote and facilitate organization learning and the sharing of knowledge within the Mission and between the Mission and other missions and UNHQ:

• In consultation with the PBPO and the Chief of Staff and assisted by the Policy and Best Practices Service at UN Headquarters, support the knowledge management action plan that will address the Mission's operational learning needs;

• Promote the active use throughout the Mission of the DPO-DOS knowledge-sharing tools and systems, such as the Policy and Practice Database, End of Assignment Reports, Surveys of Practice and After-Action Reviews, including through the establishment and support of a network of best practices focal points within the Mission;

• Support the Mission Chief of Staff and other senior Mission managers upon request, in identifying gaps in existing official guidance, as identified through needs assessments, evaluations, lessons learned studies, etc., and developing guidance where needed, based on identified gaps;

• Provide inputs to draft guidance as needed, when consulted by UNHQ offices;

• Initiate and coordinate outreach activities, conduct training workshops, seminars, etc.; make presentations on policy, best practices and lessons learning issues;

• Facilitate and/or generate good practices and lessons learned on various Mission work processes, operational responses, organizational systems, mandate implementation, etc.;

• Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources;

• Collect, store and share best practice materials originating in the Mission with UNHQ and other Missions through the Policy and Practice Database, Communities of Practice and other channels and information-sharing fora;

• Prepare and share with Mission leadership syntheses of lessons learned and recommendations documented in the Mission's knowledge sharing reports, as required;

• Organize follow-up action as required on studies undertaken, seminars or workshops on Mission-specific best practices and lessons learned activities;

• Liaise and coordinate with UN partner organizations, national and international organizations and academic institutions on all issues related to lessons learning and knowledge sharing;

• Provide other learning and research services to the Mission as required.

Support the establishment of a Mission-wide system of guidance development based on lessons learned and good practice:

• Promote the integration of lessons learned, good practices and other operational knowledge into work processes, guidance, and planning scenarios;

• Develop, on behalf of the Mission management, an appropriate mechanism for considering and, following up on local-level recommendations generated by knowledge sharing mechanisms;

• Take an active part in the network of Policy and Best Practices Officers and in developing and maintaining the network of Mission focal points;

• In consultation with the Mission Chief of Staff and the senior Mission leadership and supported by the Policy and Best Practices Service (UNHQ), assist the Mission with designing and implementing a mission-specific guidance development process;

• Support the Mission Chief of Staff and other senior Mission managers upon request, with the development, review, approval and dissemination of mission-specific guidance;

• Support alignment of DPO-DOS policy development priorities with Mission guidance development priorities;

• In consultation with the Mission Chief of Staff and the senior Mission leadership, and assisted by the Policy and Best Practices Service (UNHQ), support coordination of and/or implement policy reviews and studies;

• Coordinate policy development on cross-cutting issues, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies;

• Liaise with UN partner organizations, national and international organizations and academic institutions on all issues related to policy/guidance development.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree (Bachelor’s or Master's degree or equivalent) in Political Science, International Relations, International Economics, Law, Business Administration and Management, Public Administration, Human Resources, social studies or other humanities-related fields.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in international affairs, preferably in the area of knowledge management, organizational learning, policy development or evaluation. Experience with coordinating and communicating change management with diverse stakeholders is highly desirable. Experience in programme management/evaluation is desirable. Experience working in or in support of a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is desirable. Experience in a conflict or post-conflict environment is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation
Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, 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: 30-07-2021
UNV External Relations & Partnerships ( Lomé) Int. Specialist WHO Togo
VMAM Code
TGOR000067-10115
Open

UNV External Relations & Partnerships ( Lomé)

UNV External Relations & Partnerships ( Lomé)

International Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Togo
Location, Country
Lome (TGO)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
02 August 2021
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 WHO Representative of Togo, the UN Volunteer will:

1. Develop and implement an innovative resource mobilization action plan for the Country Office to ensure sustainable financing for core and emergency activities.

2. Researches the interests and application requirements of the main donors and other sources of funding to the country.

Drafts proposals, donor briefings, reports and updates to ensure accurate and timely reporting;

3. Maintain partner relations through innovative approaches (e.g, quarterly partner briefing) ; while concisely, clearly and convincingly communicating WHO yearly/biennial strategic direction; proactively contributes in negotiations for rapid donor

4. Support the overall activities related to mobilization of resources, grants management, funding needs and gaps and the awards process. Maintain project calendars and milestones; analyses information on project activities and monitors

progress towards targets using various project management databases;

5. Liaises with Regional Offices to secure the required clearance, including legal and financial clearances for proposals and donor agreements before signature.

6. support the management of multiple projects throughout the project life cycle; monitor implementation rates and reporting deadlines and ensure activities and expenditures are aligned with the terms and conditions set out in individual donor agreements; work

closely with procurement, logistics, HR and technical staff to monitor the overall implementation of projects in the country office;

7. Liaise with coordination agencies in the country to ensure that the Country Office participates in system-wide resource mobilization activities and that it effectively engages with staff of Country-Based Pooled Funds to secure funding from

those sources;

8. In coordination with the Communication Officer, effectively utilizes the communication products to inform donors about

both Health Sector and WHO’s strategies and work to encourage them to fund the overall health sector response to

affected populations and to WHO’s strategic plans and proposals;

9. Performs any other relevant duties, as required by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • First level university degree in public health, business administration, management, communications, international relations or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2- 4 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level experience in grant management, donor funding, proposal development, and resource mobilization
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • At least 2- 4 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level experience in grant management, donor funding, proposal development, and resource mobilization
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness
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: 30-07-2021