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Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNFPA Angola
VMAM Code
AGOR000062-9668
Open

Programme Assistant

Programme Assistant

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

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Representative, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Contributes to the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the country programme by:
  • Participating in the identification and formulation of the CO programme and project proposals by compiling and analysing information in the subject areas of UNFPA assistance, compiling project documents and work plans and preparing tables and statistical data.
  • In coordination with the programme team, guiding the routine implementation of assigned projects, coordinating delivery of project inputs, and ensuring the participation of relevant stakeholders.
  • Support the programme team in the development of the following documents: Terms of Reference (ToRs), meeting minutes, and Concept Notes.
  • Maintaining and updating project files, including project progress reports, work plans and budgets in compliance with guidelines for the country programme.
  • Supporting in monitoring and reporting on core and noncore expenditures in respect of the programme team.

  • Contributes to the oversight functions of the CO by:
  • Assisting in financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of the projects, identifying operational and financial problems, and contributing to the development of solutions.
  • Assisting in conducting assessments of project performance to identify success factors and compile a list of best practices.
  • Contributing to HACT assurance activities
  • Supporting in following up on audit recommendations.

  • Provides research and knowledge sharing support in the area of Sexual and Reproductive Health by:
  • Synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the CO, and drafting relevant materials for dissemination.
  • Consolidating and maintaining the inventory of pipeline projects for submission to donors for co-financing.

  • Provides support to the programme in the area of communications and innovation:
  • Demonstrates creativity and provides inputs on innovative practices for the CO.
  • Support to the Communications, Partnership and Resource Mobilisation officer in the area of communications and innovation; particularly on social media and posts.
  • Elaborates documents through design softwares such as Canvas, and working with mediums such as video, to support the country programme objectives.

  • Provides programme financial and operational support through:
  • Undertaking procurement activities for the CO as assigned by the supervisor, ensuring compliance with UNFPA procurement procedures.
  • Generating financial and programmatic Atlas and Cognos reports for the country programme as required.
  • Assisting in the process and maintaining the records of hiring the individual consultants used to support the programme.
  • Perform requisitioner/buyer roles in Atlas for projects, register of goods receipt in Atlas.
  • Preparation of payment requests and ensuring necessary follow up by the designated Finance Associate.
  • Contributing to the maintenance of the vendor portal.

  • Preparing and circulating COA authorization letters for programme related activities.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor or Advanced degree in Health, Development studies, International Relations and other social science fields

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

  • Good understanding of results based management of programming in the areas of SRH, Youth and Gender.
  • Relevant experience in programme planning, project monitoring and data support systems in national and international organizations, in private or public sectors.
  • Previous experience in the UN is an asset;
  • Ability to write well is essential.
Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in communications, innovation and design softwares.

  • Proficiency in current office software applications including finance and spreadsheet applications.

Other:

Competencies and Critical Success Factors

Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing cultural diversity
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results
  • Being accountable
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen
  • Thinking analytically and strategically
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships
  • Communicating for impact

Functional Skill Set:

  • Managing documents, correspondence and reports
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Managing information and workflow
  • Planning, organizing and multi-tasking
  • Managing financial processes
  • Job knowledge / technical expertise
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Internal and external communication for resource mobilization

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, 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: 14 June 2021
Research Assistant Nat. Specialist UNDP Zambia
VMAM Code
ZMBR000236-9671
Open

Research Assistant

Research Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Zambia
Location, Country
Lusaka (ZMB)
Language skills
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

The UNV Research Assistant will report to the Project Manager (PMU) . The UN Volunteer's tasks will be divided into the following core areas:

  • Support Research and Monitoring and Evaluation activities on the Project;
  • Support project implementation at district level;
  • Perform research activities to characterize specific groups in terms of different indicators of well being;
  • Performing background research assistance (qualitative and quantitative) on project activities;
  • Provision of research assistance activities for all Unit initiatives;
  • Provision of support on preparation of different types of executive documents derived from the advisory activities provided by the Unit to the Directorate;
  • Support preparation of district level reports;
  • Support the development of knowledge management and articles for publication;
  • Any other duties assigned by PMU.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in Environment, Climate Change, Agriculture, Development Studies or related development field;
  • Knowledge in research and research methodology;
  • General knowledge of political and economic context in Zambia;
  • General knowledge of UNDP work in Zambia is desirable.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of progressive agro-processing and alternative livelihood operations;
  • Some experience in research work is added advantage.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Agro-industry and agricultural marketing
Area of expertise details
  • Research;
  • Agro-processing and alternative livelihood operations.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 14 June 2021
Refugee UN Volunteer: Youth Activities UNHCR Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001890-9651
Open

Refugee UN Volunteer: Youth Activities

Refugee UN Volunteer: Youth Activities

Refugee
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Kakuma (KEN)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
24 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be refugees in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Officer, and the overall guidance from the Senior Protection Officer the Refugee UN Volunteer will be assigned protection-related youth activities in line with UNHCR’s 2019-2022 National Youth Strategy under the guidance of UNHCR Protection covering Kakuma camp and Kalobeyei settlement and in close coordination with relevant sector focal points (e.g. education, livelihood). The UN volunteer is expected to share an equal amount of time in the field and in the office for the duties will involve field activities and reporting on the field activities.

The UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct a stock-taking exercise of the effectiveness of current youth programmes and programmatic gaps in close collaboration with UNHCR and partners; make recommendations with regard to enhancing youth programming.
  • Provide support to the roll-out of special projects related to youth, including the Youth Initiative Fund (Dadaab and Nairobi) and other new initiatives in the operation.
  • Organise Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) twice per month with youth to identify pressing issues (for example in relation to documentation, service delivery, radicalization, secondary migration, feedback from young mothers on education needs, etc), draft report and propose way forward.
  • Assist with the implementation of a Youth Working Group, arrange monthly meetings and draft minutes.

Submit monthly reports of activities which will be used at Nairobi level to produce a monthly “YouthSnapshot Report”

Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

Secondary Education

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years’ experience in relevant field required.
  • Familiarity with programming.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills he/she must be able to relate well with others, dictate responsibilities, offer support and constructive feedback.
  • Computer skills: good knowledge and skill with basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Internet).
  • Fluent in English will be desirable.
  • Should be at least 22 years of age at the time of applying.
  • A recognised refugee living in Kakuma camp or Kalobaye settlement.
  • Basic knowledge or familiar with UNHCR mandate.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Youth and sports
Area of expertise details

Familiarity with programming,Computer skills: good knowledge and skill with basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Internet).

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: 15 June 2021
Administrative Officer Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
VMAM Code
SSDR001514-9719
Open

Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNMISS
Country
South Sudan
Location, Country
Juba (SSD)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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 general supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Provide of administrative and human resources support to staff of the service;
  • Provide information needed to respond to audit findings;
  • Provide support with respect to the elaboration of resource requirements for budget submissions, and preparation of cost plans;
  • Respond to internal/external audit observations;
  • Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained;
  • Provide authoritative interpretation of requirements for handling transactions;
  • Prepare and administer the budget activities of the Medical section; Receive inputs for the requirements related to medical supplies, medical equipment, and medical services. After the approval of the CMO, combine all the items required in the budget;
  • Work closely with other sections to finalize the budget of medical section;
  • Process and review all the medical bills for level II and Level III hospitals pertaining to UNMISS personnel;
  • Initiate timely cost recovery in Umoja System;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the CMO.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A minimum Bachelor degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field.
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible professional experience in accounting, finance, budget, administration or related area is required;
  • Experience handling administration, finance and human resources matters in an International Organization or similar organization is desirable;
  • Experience in working with Umoja Finance Module or the finance functions of another Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is desirable.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word); other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • 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
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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: 15 June 2021
Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Angola
VMAM Code
AGOR000063-9720
Open

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Angola
Location, Country
Dundo (AGO)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task
  • 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
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

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

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
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: 16 June 2021
Associate Protection Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Angola
VMAM Code
AGOR000064-9721
Open

Associate Protection Officer

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Angola
Location, Country
Luanda (AGO)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

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

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

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: 16 June 2021
Child Protection Assistant Nat. Youth UNICEF United Republic of Tanzania
VMAM Code
TZAR000154-9778
Open

Child Protection Assistant

Child Protection Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
United Republic of Tanzania
Location, Country
Dar es Salaam (TZA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
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

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

  1. Knowledge management and capacity building

  • Research and document best and promising practices to prevent violence against children in homes, schools and communities.

  • Contribute to identifying, capturing, synthesizing and sharing lessons learnt from interventions to prevent violence against children for knowledge development and capacity building.

  • Share information in a youth-friendly way to schools to promote understanding and engage students in actively participating in school-based interventions to prevent violence against children.

  1. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results

  • Participate in regular field monitoring visits to assess and document child protection interventions to prevent violence against children in homes, schools and communities. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks, and problems in the implementation of the interventions.

  • Work closely with the child protection and innovations teams at UNICEF to support innovative interventions to raise awareness on violence against children and encourage reporting of violence among young people.

  1. Networking, partnership building and advocacy

  • Build and sustain effective working partnerships with community actors, teachers, young people and students to strengthen violence against children interventions in homes, schools and communities.

  • Work closely with the child protection communication for development specialist to draft human interest stories, photo essays and other communication materials for program advocacy to promote awareness of progress made to prevent violence against children.

  1. Additional tasks

  • Participate in the planning, coordination and development of child protection interventions to prevent violence against children, as required and directed by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, sociology, social work, devel-opment studies or other social science field is required

Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark

Up to 2 years of experience in education, development studies, social work and/or psychology

Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience working with schools would be highly regarded

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Social work
Area of expertise details

Demonstrated interest in working with schools and young people on violence preven-tion and response is an added asset

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? 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: 16 June 2021
UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows Nat. University UNDP Zimbabwe
VMAM Code
ZWER000145-9740
Open

UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows

UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows

National University
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Zimbabwe
Location, Country
Harare (ZWE)
Language skills
English
Shona
Sindebele
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
8 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. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision and guidance of The UNDP PRECC (Poverty Reduction Environment and Climate Change Team Leader) and the UNDP Youth Empowerment and Livelihoods Officer and Masawara mentors, the Fellows are to jointly develop a workplan and or project with clear and specific objectives including 3 key areas for capacity development that they will be assessed against.

  • Complete a work plan with 3 key capacity development areas for assessment and have the mentor and UNDP sign it.
  • This is a full time opportunity however students fellows are encouraged to carve out 4 hours per week devoted to personal capacity development.
  • Attend the designed capacity development programmes/activities set out throughout the duration of fellowship.
  • Under the over guidance of the supervisor/mentors carry out duties on a daily basis in line with the agreed workplan and capacity development plan as well as any other duties as required by the supervisors/mentors that the UNVs are assigned.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas:

  1. Consumer and Retail Science
  2. Digital Marketing
  3. Financial engineering
  4. Economics
  5. Tourism and Hospitality
  6. Accounting
  7. Human Resources
  8. Production Engineering

NB: Candidates will be rotated throughout the organisation’s different departments.

Experience remark

No Experience Required:

Applicants to this Assignment/Fellowship must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  1. Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  2. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  3. Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation – have graduated in 2020 or 2021;
  4. Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Shona(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Sindebele(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
Area of expertise details
  1. Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  2. Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  3. 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;
  4. 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;
  5. 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;
  6. Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 June 2021
UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows Nat. University UNDP Zimbabwe
VMAM Code
ZWER000146-9741
Open

UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows

UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows

National University
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Zimbabwe
Location, Country
Harare (ZWE)
Language skills
English
Shona
Sindebele
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
8 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. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision and guidance of The UNDP PRECC (Poverty Reduction Environment and Climate Change Team Leader) and the UNDP Youth Empowerment and Livelihoods Officer and Masawara mentors, the Fellows are to jointly develop a workplan and or project with clear and specific objectives including 3 key areas for capacity development that they will be assessed against.

  • Complete a work plan with 3 key capacity development areas for assessment and have the mentor and UNDP sign it.
  • This is a full time opportunity however students fellows are encouraged to carve out 4 hours per week devoted to personal capacity development.
  • Attend the designed capacity development programmes/activities set out throughout the duration of fellowship.
  • Under the over guidance of the supervisor/mentors carry out duties on a daily basis in line with the agreed workplan and capacity development plan as well as any other duties as required by the supervisors/mentors that the UNVs are assigned.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas:

  1. Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  2. Operations Research Statistics
  3. Environmental Science Management

NB: Candidates will be rotated throughout the organisation’s different departments.

Experience remark

No Experience Required:

Applicants to this Assignment/Fellowship must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  1. Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  2. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  3. Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation – have graduated in 2020 or 2021;
  4. Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Shona(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Sindebele(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
Area of expertise details
  1. Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  2. Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  3. 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;
  4. 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;
  5. 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;
  6. Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 June 2021
UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows Nat. University UNDP Zimbabwe
VMAM Code
ZWER000147-9742
Open

UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows

UNDP Masawara – Youth Fellows

National University
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Zimbabwe
Location, Country
Harare (ZWE)
Language skills
English
Shona
Sindebele
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
8 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. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision and guidance of The UNDP PRECC (Poverty Reduction Environment and Climate Change Team Leader) and the UNDP Youth Empowerment and Livelihoods Officer and Masawara mentors, the Fellows are to jointly develop a workplan and or project with clear and specific objectives including 3 key areas for capacity development that they will be assessed against.

  • Complete a work plan with 3 key capacity development areas for assessment and have the mentor and UNDP sign it.
  • This is a full time opportunity however students fellows are encouraged to carve out 4 hours per week devoted to personal capacity development.
  • Attend the designed capacity development programmes/activities set out throughout the duration of fellowship.
  • Under the over guidance of the supervisor/mentors carry out duties on a daily basis in line with the agreed workplan and capacity development plan as well as any other duties as required by the supervisors/mentors that the UNVs are assigned.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in any of the following areas:

  1. Informatics.
  2. Information Systems and Technology
  3. Telecomms Engineering
  4. Computer sciences

NB: Candidates will be rotated throughout the organisation’s different departments.

Experience remark

No Experience Required:

Applicants to this Assignment/Fellowship must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  1. Be enrolled in a postgraduate degree programme (such as a master’s programme, or higher);
  2. Be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (such as bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  3. Have recently graduated with a university degree (as defined in (a) and (b) above) and, if selected, must start the internship within one-year of graduation – have graduated in 2020 or 2021;
  4. Be enrolled in a postgraduate professional traineeship program and undertake the internship as part of this program.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Shona(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Sindebele(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
Area of expertise details
  1. Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  2. Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  3. 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;
  4. 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;
  5. 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;
  6. Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 17 June 2021