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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: 21-09-2021
Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant Nat. Youth UNDP Solomon Islands
VMAM Code
SLBR000040-10501
Open

Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant

Accounting and Financial Audit Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Solomon Islands
Location, Country
Honiara (SLB)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNDP SECSIP Chief Technical Adviser or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Training and Civil Awareness Assistant will:

1. In compliance with UNDP Rules, Regulations and policies, the incumbent will be part of SECSIP Graduate Programme. For this assignment, the incumbent will be co-located at the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties. The incumbent general duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Assist in the identification of training needs, planning and development of contents related to the mandate of the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties, (ORPP)
  • Identify and plan awareness raising activities to enhance the general knowledge of the role of the ORPP;
  • Liaise and coordinate with other stakeholders as guided by the Registrar and Deputy Registrar;
  • Provide a monthly report on the activities carried out in support of the ORPP to this Office and to UNDP SECSIP;
  • Any other task as identified by SECSIP Project Manager and by the Registrar or Deputy Registrar in consultation with UNDP Project Management.

2. The tasks expected to be performed under this assignment include:

  • Support ORPP in the elaboration of a comprehensive training action plan and the production of related documentation;
  • Assist in the provision of contents including texts and suggestions for illustrations for the development of training materials. This can include manuals, guides, brochures, leaflets, posters, videos);
  • Support the ORPP with the preparation and effective implementation of consultations, training sessions, workshops in accordance with the approved plans. This may include facilitation of training sessions for political party members and other stakeholders;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation tools to measure impact and progress as a result of the activities implemented.
  • Perform other tasks as requested by UNDP SECSIP in consultation with the Office of the Registrar of the Political Parties.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. political science, journalism, sociology or related area;
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience acquired after finalization of university studies in public service, media or education sectors will be considered an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be considered an asset.
  • Good oral and written skills for drafting and reporting; ability to support document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including at grassroot level with community members, religious and youth organizations, and with public authorities; familiarity with tools and communication approaches for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details

Knowledge of Pidgin is required

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 21-09-2021
Immunization Officer – COVID vaccination and response Int. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000165-10505
Open

Immunization Officer – COVID vaccination and response

Immunization Officer – COVID vaccination and response

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the guidance of Chief, Health and Nutrition Section and direct supervision of the Immunization Manager, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

The overall objective of the Immunization Officer post is to support UNICEF/WHO led COVID-19 vaccination roll out and revitalization of routine immunization as part of comprehensive contingency health response initiatives and programming,

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  1. Support to programme development and planning
  • Closely coordinate with WHO and other developmental partners at national and sub-national levels to adapt National COVID Vaccine Deployment Plan (NCVDP) to reflect evolving contexts and to meet different potential conflicting requirements, while ensuring to achieve targets
  • Support collection and analysis of timely, comprehensive and current data to inform NCVDP and revitalization of routine immunization plan adaptation, and implementation and monitoring
  • Support proposal and resource mobilization materials development and report preparation to be submitted to different developmental partners
  1. Support Implementation of NCVDP and revitalization of routine immunization plan
  • Work closely with WHO and other developmental partners at sub-national level to develop and establish partnerships with any organization/network acceptable from different angles, including developing programme documents and monitoring indicators for partnership
  • Support to sustain close working partnership with all stakeholders through active and regular sharing of information and knowledge on evolving COVID pandemic, prevention and treatment options and build capacity of stakeholders
  • Provide technical and coordination, support to roll-out the recommended/adapted NCVDP and routine vaccine revitalization activities
  1. Monitoring and Analysis of coverage, vaccine stock and cold chain data, and keep monitoring implementation of interventions
  • Use simple tools like Excel, access, ODK or kobo-collect tools for data collection, analysis, and dashboard monitoring (Power BI or similar)
  • Prepare documentation/ report of the intervention for sharing with donors, partners. Good writing skills to prepare easily understandable reports

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • 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 in one of the following fields is required: public health, pharmacology, social work, pubic administration, , logistics, or another relevant social science field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge and understanding of the immunization programming in low-resource settings, particularly in the context of complex emergency;
  • Ability to develop and coordinate public health/immunization programmes that target IDPs/returnees is considered a strong asset;
  • Ability to mobilize and coordinate multiple health sectors to incorporate immunization programmes
  • Relevant experience in health/immunization programme development in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered an added advantage.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public health, Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 21 September 2021
Immunization Officer - COVID Vaccination and Response Nat. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000166-10507
Open

Immunization Officer - COVID Vaccination and Response

Immunization Officer - COVID Vaccination and Response

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

Under the guidance of Chief, Health and Nutrition Section and direct supervision of the Immunization Manager, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

The overall objective of the Immunization Officer post is to support UNICEF/WHO led COVID-19 vaccination roll out and revitalization of routine immunization as part of comprehensive contingency health response initiatives and programming,

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  1. Support to programme development and planning
  • Closely coordinate with WHO and other developmental partners at national and sub-national levels to adapt National COVID Vaccine Deployment Plan (NCVDP) to reflect evolving contexts and to meet different potential conflicting requirements, while ensuring to achieve targets
  • Support collection and analysis of timely, comprehensive and current data to inform NCVDP and revitalization of routine immunization plan adaptation, and implementation and monitoring
  • Support proposal and resource mobilization materials development and report preparation to be submitted to different developmental partners
  1. Support Implementation of NCVDP and revitalization of routine immunization plan
  • Work closely with WHO and other developmental partners at sub-national level to develop and establish partnerships with any organization/network acceptable from different angles, including developing programme documents and monitoring indicators for partnership
  • Support to sustain close working partnership with all stakeholders through active and regular sharing of information and knowledge on evolving COVID pandemic, prevention and treatment options and build capacity of stakeholders
  • Provide technical and coordination, support to roll-out the recommended/adapted NCVDP and routine vaccine revitalization activities
  1. Monitoring and Analysis of coverage, vaccine stock and cold chain data, and keep monitoring implementation of interventions
  • Use simple tools like Excel, access, ODK or kobo-collect tools for data collection, analysis, and dashboard monitoring (Power BI or similar)
  • Prepare documentation/ report of the intervention for sharing with donors, partners. Good writing skills to prepare easily understandable reports
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required:

public health, pharmacology, social work, pubic administration, , logistics, or another relevant social science field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

· Knowledge and understanding of the immunization programming in low-resource settings, particularly in the context of complex emergency;

· Ability to develop and coordinate public health/immunization programmes that target IDPs/returnees is considered a strong asset;

· Ability to mobilize and coordinate multiple health sectors to incorporate immunization programmes

· Relevant experience in health/immunization programme development in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;

· Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered an added advantage.

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

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 21-09-2021
Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR000972-8790
Open

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task
  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

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

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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

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

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 21-09-2021
UNV Communications Specialist Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000881-10540
Open

UNV Communications Specialist

UNV Communications Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Goma (COD)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

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

General public communications activities:

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

Advocacy support:

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

Communication support:

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

Children’s engagement support

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

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

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

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

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

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

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

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

  • Excellent writing skills in French and proven experience in writing for different target audiences;
  • Good level of written and spoken English;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, multi-task and work effectively under pressure and in a proactive manner;
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment;
  • Ability to build and maintain partnerships with UNICEF’s partners (government, implementing partners, private sector, other UN agencies, etc) and excellent working relationships with colleagues across all UNICEF’s sections in the DRC;
  • Willingness to travel within Eastern DRC, often in uncomfortable conditions;
  • Experience of working in emergency settings is an asset.
Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 21-09-2021
Medical Supply Monitoring Support Officer Nat. Specialist WHO Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000158-10593
Open

Medical Supply Monitoring Support Officer

Medical Supply Monitoring Support Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
Burmese
English
Expected Starting Date
25 October 2021
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task
  • Under the direct supervision of the Medical Officer, Coordinator of the COVID-19 Case Management and Infection Prevention and Control on the Incident Management Team of WHO Myanmar, the National UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

Summary of Key Functions

  • Support the organization and invitation of the meetings of the COVID- 19 Working Group of Case Management and Infection Prevention and Control
  • Prepare the Report of the Working Group Meetings
  • Support the constant update of the Oxygen Tracker
  • Support the constant update of the Medicines Tracker
  • Support any needed extra support for the ongoing Capacity Building of Young Doctors for Case Management of COVID-19
  • Support the creation of conditions to prepare a Global Report of the work of WHO in Myanmar on Case Management and IPC during the COVID-19 crises in the country.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Batchelor’s Degree in medical field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 2 years of professional experience as a Medical Doctor.

Bachelor’s degree in Health or related field including Medicine, Public Health, Global/International Health, Health Policy & Management, Environmental Health, Family Health, Health Research, Biostatistics, Socio-medical Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Education, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Educational Interventions in Health Care.

Master’s degree in any of the above fields is considered as an asset.

Language skills
  • Burmese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other health related experience, Specialized human medicine (with clinical experience)
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams
Information Management (Reporting) Support Officer Nat. Specialist WHO Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000159-10594
Open

Information Management (Reporting) Support Officer

Information Management (Reporting) Support Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
Burmese
English
Expected Starting Date
25 October 2021
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the WHO Medical Officer, Coordinator of the COVID-19 Case Management and Infection Prevention and Control on the Incident Management Team of WHO Myanmar, the National UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

Summary of Key Functions

  • Support the collection of the Information on States, Regions and Townships of the availability of health services for Case Management all over Myanmar
  • Compile weekly the report of the Information on States, Regions and Townships of the availability of health services for Case Management all over Myanmar for the Country Office Report to SEARO
  • Support the creation of the conditions to prepare a Global Report of the work of WHO in Myanmar on Case Management and IPC during the COVID-19 crises in the country.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Minimum 2 years of relevant experience as a Medical Doctor

Proficient in email applications, office applications

Ability to use MS Teams, Zoom

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Bachelor’s degree in Health or related field including Medicine, Public Health, Global/International Health, Health Policy & Management, Environmental Health, Family Health, Health Research, Biostatistics, Socio-medical Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Education, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Educational Interventions in Health Care.

Master’s degree in any of the above fields is considered as an asset.

Language skills
  • Burmese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
General human medicine (with clinical experience), Public health
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Call Center Assistant Coordinator Nat. Specialist WHO Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000160-10595
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Call Center Assistant Coordinator

Call Center Assistant Coordinator

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
Burmese
English
Expected Starting Date
25 October 2021
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the WHO Medical Officer, Coordinator of the COVID-19 Case Management and Infection Prevention and Control on the Incident Management Team of WHO Myanmar, the National UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

  • Support the organization and invitation of the weekly meeting of the groups 1 and 2 of volunteers UN and INGOs Medical Doctors meetings activity volunteers of the Call Center directed to WHO, UN and INGO Staff
  • Produce the report of the weekly meeting of the groups 1 and 2 of volunteers UN and INGOs Medical Doctors meetings activity volunteers of the Call Center directed to WHO, UN and INGO Staff
  • Support the organization of updates in scientific information and novelties in COVID-19 for the volunteers of the Call Center
  • Support the capacity building of the Staff of the UN who volunteered to be working in the Call Center
  • Support the creation of the conditions to prepare a Global Report of the work of WHO in Myanmar on Case Management and IPC during the COVID-19 crises in the country.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Batchelor’s Degree in medical field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

: Minimum 2 years of relevant experience as a Medical Doctor;

Proficient in email applications, office applications

Ability to use MS Teams, Zoom

Language skills
  • Burmese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
General human medicine (with clinical experience), Other health related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams
Junior Research Assistant for Sustainable Development Council Nat. Specialist UNDP Sri Lanka
VMAM Code
LKAR000368-10596
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Junior Research Assistant for Sustainable Development Council

Junior Research Assistant for Sustainable Development Council

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Sri Lanka
Location, Country
Colombo (LKA)
Language skills
English
Sinhalese
Tamil
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the DG Sustainable Development Council and UNDP SDG Integration Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks, mainly in relation to a Voluntary National Review on SDG Implementation, and private sector engagement on ESG Standards, sustainability reporting and SDG investments.

  • Assist with data collection, compilation, transcribing and analysis from various sources.
  • Assist with visualization of data and reviewing secondary data when required.
  • Provide coordination and administrative support where needed-e.g. Stakeholder consultations, internal meetings etc.
  • Assist with drafting of research reports, publications, policy briefs, and knowledge management products as relevant
  • Maintaining excellent documentation of the data in an organized data base
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the DG SD Council and SDG Integration Specialist.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Economics, statistics, development studies or any other related field

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level experience in coordination, research work and statistical methods or other relevant programmes; is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience in quantitative and/or qualitative social research methodologies and using different research techniques according to the audience
  • Other finance, economics and administration related experience
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNDP, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Sinhalese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Tamil(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other finance, economics and administration related experience, Statistics
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, 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. Link to follow for - Registration steps Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. Therefore, only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please click on the link below. Application deadline: 21-09-2021