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Assistant (e) communication Nat. Specialist UNDP Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001033-10146
Open

Assistant (e) communication

Assistant (e) communication

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

Sous la conduite et la supervision générale et la supervision directe le/la volontaire VNU assistera l’équipe de communication du Bureau Pays dans la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de communication du PNUD au Mali axée sur les résultats du PNUD. Il/elle travaillera à :

  • Assurer l’animation et la mise à jour des pages du Pnud Mali sur les réseaux sociaux
  • Assister l’équipe de communication du Bureau Pays dans la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de communication du PNUD au Mali axée sur les résultats ;
  • Collecter l’information en provenance des projets mis en œuvre et évaluer leur valeur informative et leur impact potentiel ;
  • Appuyer le bureau dans ses efforts visibilité en mettant en évidence les résultats obtenus avec l’appui du PNUD et ses partenaires
  • Collecter des exemples de réussite (« success stories ») en effectuant des visites sur le terrain, voyages de presse, etc ;
  • Faire des reportages photos et/ou vidéos lors de visites sur le terrain, voyages de presse,
  • Participer à la rédaction et la mise en forme des documents d’information qui témoignent de l’impact et des résultats du PNUD (dossiers, brochures, dépliants, rapports) ;
  • Contribuer à la gestion administrative des tâches liées aux différentes activités de l’unité

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Diplôme de l’enseignement supérieur en communication, journalisme, sciences politiques ;
  • Connaissances avérées en communication institutionnelle ;
  • Excellente maîtrise de la langue française à l’oral comme à l’écrit est indispensable et une bonne connaissance de l’anglais écrit ;
  • Excellente maîtrise des outils bureautiques y compris les outils de mise en page ;
  • Excellente maîtrise de l’utilisation des médias sociaux dans le développement stratégique de communication ;
  • Bonne connaissance en photographie et multimédia est souhaitable
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Expérience de terrain dans un contexte post-crise est un atout ;
  • Compréhension des thématiques liées au développement ;
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Mali et les résidents légaux du Mali ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. » Date limite pour postuler : 01-08-2021
Human Rights Officer Nat. Specialist OHCHR Senegal
VMAM Code
SENR000618-10145
Open

Human Rights Officer

Human Rights Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
OHCHR
Country
Senegal
Location, Country
Dakar (SEN)
Language skills
English
French
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the OHCHR West Africa Regional Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the OHCHR West Africa Regional Office to implement the work plan and in particular support the implementation of the Liptako Gourma Project
  • Provide administrative support for the implementation of the project
  • Establish and maintain cooperative contacts with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners operating in the Liptako Gourma region:
  • Assist in conducting human rights capacity-building activities and in developing and implementing human rights training programmes per the Liptako Gourma project;
  • Contribute to and/or draft various reports, communications, briefing notes, statements or other products;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions and investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;
  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into the Project database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;
  • Ensure human rights mainstreaming within UN planning and programming;
  • Ensure the integration of gender perspectives, with specific attention to issues related to women and girls, including conflict-related sexual violence, within all assigned human rights activities;
  • Represent the Liptako Gourma Project at working-level meetings, as relevant;
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training; and
  • Perform other related duties as required
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

international human rights

Law, Political Science, International Relations, Social Science, or another discipline relevant to human rights.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Three years of work experience at the national and/or international level in a field related to human rights.
  • Knowledge of international human rights instruments and tools for the promotion and protection of human rights is required.
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian law is desirable.
  • Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is desirable.
  • Experience in research and drafting documents, such as reports, is desirable.
  • Experience working in a developing, conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Development programme management, Other rule of law or governance related experience
Area of expertise details

Law, Political Science, International Relations, Social Science, or another discipline relevant to human rights.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, 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. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Senegal and legal residents in Senegal with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 01-08-2021
Nutrition Programme Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Congo
VMAM Code
COGR000156-9633
Open

Nutrition Programme Officer

Nutrition Programme Officer

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Child Survival and Development, and in close cooperation with all programme sections, UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Support to programme development and planning

  • Conduct and update the situation analysis for the programme sector(s) for the development, design and management of nutrition related programmes/projects. Research and report on development trends (e.g. political social, economic, nutrition, health) for higher management use to enhance programme management, efficiency and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development and establishment of sectoral programme goals, objectives, strategies, and results-based planning, through analysis of nutrition needs and areas for intervention; and submission of recommendations for priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing and administering a variety of technical programme transactions; preparing materials and documentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results based planning (RBM), and monitoring and evaluation of results.
  • Prepare required documentations and materials to facilitate the programme review and approval process.

2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results.

  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues. Provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision-making. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews with the government and other counterparts to assess programmes/projects and to report on required action and interventions at the higher level of programme management.
  • Monitor and report on the use of sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verifying compliance with approved allocation, goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures, donor commitments, standards of accountability, and integrity. Report on issues identified to ensure timely resolution by management and stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Prepare regular and mandated sectoral programme/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Conduct regular programme field visits and surveys, and exchange information with partners and stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support. Take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners, and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes, and best practices on nutrition-related issues to support programme implementation, operations and delivery of results.

4. Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with nutrition sector government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve programme goals on maternal and child rights as well as social justice and equity.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for nutrition programmes.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings and events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners and colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of nutrition programmes/projects, and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Identify, capture, synthesize, and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.
  • Research, benchmark and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients and stakeholders.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A university degree in one of the following fields is required: nutrition, public health, nutritional epidemiology, global/international health and nutrition, health/nutrition research, policy and/or management, health sciences, nutritional epidemiology, or another health-related science field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of two years of professional experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is required: nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Area of expertise details

Computer skills: Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), keen use of social media and networks. Use of statistical software such as SPSS is an asset.

Other competencies include:

  • Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Working with people and partners: Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.
  • Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
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: 02-08-2021
Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE) Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000827-10138
Open

Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE) Assistant

Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE) Assistant

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

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Unit, and his / her deputy, the incumbent will have to provide general administrative and operational support by performing the following tasks and responsibilities:

• Assisting day-to-day office operations/office tasks, including technical and clerical functions
• Updating and maintaining the COE daily and weekly agenda
• Keeping of electronic and hard copies of files up-to-date.
• Providing support for Verification Reports (VRs) processing, tracking the VRs provided by COE teams, collecting all necessary signatures and provide inputs to operations/database manager for VR status report.
• Ensure soft copies of all verification reports are uploaded accurately to the COE shared drive (COSMOS).
• Maintain hardcopy archives of verification reports and executive summaries.
• Coordinating the receipt and processing of Monthly Equipment Status Reports sent by respected contingents.
• Liaising ith COE team members and acquire daily tasks for submission of DDMS weekly activities report
• Ensuring the Troop Strength Reports are submitted to COE by the Military FHQ and Police Coordination cells and assisting in the reports’ validation and monthly submission process
• Monitoring the status of vehicle Maintenance and Leave Plans
• Ensure that stationary and general office supplies stocks are maintained and replenished in a timely manner.
• Assisting inspection teams when necessary to raise MOPs and travel authorization requests.
• Preparing all necessary documentation for Inspectors in relation with pre-inspection briefings and worksheets to conduct verification Inspections
• Data entry to the COE database and shared drive update under the supervision of the Database Manager
• Participate in COE verification inspections when required;
• Assist with remote administrative support to COE Inspection teams while in the sectors when required
• Perform other related duties as required by Chief COE Unit.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

Business Administration, technical degree, or any other relevant field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years of relevant professional experience (previous working experience with UN or international organization is desirable).

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience, Administration and administrative assistance, Other security and protective services experience
Area of expertise details

Experience in data collection and database management . Ability to generate various reports.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 02-08-2021
Centralized Warehouse Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000828-10139
Open

Centralized Warehouse Assistant

Centralized Warehouse Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Warehouse Operations Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Warehouse Assistant will:

  • Supervise the receiving, inspection and issuance of Supply items; Prepare and submit Cargo Movement Requests (CMRs) to MOVCON for transfers of materials from one location to another; Prepare cargo in line with convoy schedules.
  • Review approved requests for all commodities, and issue them in accordance with approved quantities, appropriate scales of issue, mission priorities and stock availability; All transfers orders (TOs) and issues of items are done through UMOJA – the organization uses an ERP called UMOJA for the management of its inventory.
  • Supervise the receipt/deliveries of all stock from/to sectors and the accuracy of the delivery against database; Participate in Receipt and Inspection of items delivered by vendors.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy for stock on hand through the assigned Storekeeper; Coordinate with Regional Technical Units (Engineering, Transport, and Supply) representative and the Regional Administration Officers (RAOs) on materials requirements for new, ongoing and planned projects and activities.
  • Coordinate the conduct of cycle counts, bring any noted discrepancies to the attention of the Supervisor;
  • Establish and maintain appropriate warehouse facilities for commodities, control all items subject to storage expiration and assist operating a commodity disposal system in accordance with UN regulations;
  • Ensure safe working environment in the warehouses.
  • Collect and collate, on a monthly basis, all documentations (e.g. delivery notes, CMRs, etc.) for onward submission to the Centralized Warehouse main Office in Bangui for further processing; prepare monthly reports as required;
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or similar relevant subjecrt matter.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of post-school experience in the Warehouse environment, Property Control work, Inventory Management, Receiving & Inspection in a reputable organization. Relevant experience in Warehouse/Inventory Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Administration.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Inventory, asset and warehouse management, Logistics and supply management, Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details

Inventory, Assets and Warehouse Management mandatory.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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: 02-08-2021
GBV Interagency Coordinator and Program Specialist Int. Specialist UNFPA Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000853-10141
Open

GBV Interagency Coordinator and Program Specialist

GBV Interagency Coordinator and Program Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bandundu (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

Under the direct supervision of GBV Coordinator/ specialist (Kwilu-based) and in close

collaboration with other colleagues involved on GBV projects, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Programme Development and Implementation

● Conduct field assessments and/ or situational analyses to determine needs and gaps for GBV prevention and response. Where possible, ensure that GBV issues are integrated into others’ assessments, including inter-agency assessments. Assessments should consider the needs of women, girls, boys and men separately and should focus on identifying gaps and trends to improve programming.

● Develop with colleagues and implementing partners if appropriate GBV specific prevention and response interventions in line with UNFPA minimum Standards for prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies. In acute emergencies, these should particularly focus on service delivery and protection.

● Orient and if necessary conduct training for UNFPA staff, implementing partners, and national authorities in planning and implementing GBV programmes related to IDPs/returnees and host communities.

● Support capacity development of GBV implementing partners as well as other GBV actors facilitating their access to relevant training sessions and support or lead interorganizational capacity building activities on GBV, including on safe and ethical GBV information management, as well as verify that all UNFPA implementing partners undertake UNFPA GBViE online training

● Identify programme gaps in terms of prevention, mitigation and response to GBV .

● Regularly monitor and supervise, in person, quality of activities, developing as possible best practices and documentation.

● Identify capacity gaps of implementing partners and support their capacity building.

● Proactively engage with donors to raise additional programme funds in line with overarching vision and work plan.

● Develop fundraising proposals and concept notes in collaboration with the GBV team and other colleagues and under overall supervision of UNFPA GBV Programme Coordinator (Kinshasa-based),

● Ensure activities of UNFPA programme are widely communicated externally including towards sharing in relevant humanitarian mechanism, reports and social media

● Establish linkages between existing Gender, RH and HIV programmes to ensure synergies between programmes and maximize programme impact.

Interagency Coordination:

● Activate the GBV sub-cluster in Kwilu

Facilitate an inter-agency, multi-sectoral regional GBV sub-cluster and overseeing the response including development of key coordination tools such as referral pathways up to date and accessible, map current institutional response capacities, including facilitating mapping of GBV-specific 3/4/5Ws.

● Establish result-oriented, two-way communication channels with the central and sub-national GBV sub-clusters to ensure a standardized response to GBV.

● Work with partners to continually identify response gaps in line with proposed work plan (including geographic coverage and programmatic scope) and seek solutions to fill gaps. In collaboration with GBV Program Coordinator in Kinshasa, advocate with UNFPA as sub-cluster lead to address gaps not yet filled by partners.

● Promote/organize GBV campaigns to raise awareness on GBV (e.g. 16 days against GBV, day of the girl child).

● Support the establishment of the PSEA Network, the implementation of the global SOPs and that of community-based reporting

mechanism.

● Ensure all GBV sub-cluster partners and in particular UNFPA IPs are aware of national framework and protocols as well as relevant policy guidelines, technical standards, and other resource materials (go to www.gbvaor.net for the latest information), that have policies and procedures to address SEA, in line with international standards.

● Proactively engage with all relevant stakeholders to ensure coordination bodies reflect the range of actors addressing GBV, including across multiple sectors (health, psychosocial, legal, security, etc.) and categories of actors (UN, NGO, civil society, government, etc.). As feasible, engage MONUSCO sections active in addressing GBV (such as women protection or human rights), including but not limited to ensuring inter-agency inputs to the annual S-G’s report on conflict related sexual violence and bi-annual contribution to MARA

● Coordinate and collaborate with other actors in diverse areas such as Health, Child Protection, Shelter and NFI, Food Security, Logistics, Education to ensure integration of GBV- related action in their plans and to advocate for joint awareness-raising for non-GBV specialists.

● In consultation with non-governmental GBV actors and national civil society, identify appropriate mechanisms for working with and collaborating with provincial authorities on GBV issues

Monitoring and reporting

● Provide regular and comprehensive updates related to UNFPA’s progress to address GBV.

● Monitor GBV assistance provided by UNFPA through implementing partners to affected populations.

● Engage in monitoring and evaluation at UNFPA as well as inter-agency level, e.g providing analyses of available secondary data, participating in MIRA or other assessments and/or conduct GBV assessments and in support to align to standardized GBV incident report/intake form which is in line with the GBV Information Management System (GBVIMS).

● Monitor UNFPA’s GBV programme activities by keeping a close record of activities, such as capacity building, expenditures and agreements made with local partners

● Prepare regular progress reports and document lessons learned and challenges and share with the relevant UNFPA Regional Office, UNFPA Humanitarian and Fragile Contexts Branch, and other units as may be necessary.

● Contribute to drafting of reports and SitReps on UNFPA response as required as well as to GBV sub-cluster reports / fact-sheets, including for UNFPA SitRep and GBV SC SitRep for OCHA submission

Any Other Duties

● Perform any other duties as required by the DRC management, supervisor.

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
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: University degree in Social Sciences, international relations, Gender and development, social work, public health, gender, law/human rights, and/or other related social science disciplines or any related technical and relevant area.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

minimum 3 years progressive responsibility and experience in humanitarian/development situation at the national and international levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, report-writing, or related field.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details

humanitarian/development situation at the national and international levels in programme management,

monitoring and evaluation,

reporting, report-writing, or related field.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 02-08-2021
Associate Programme Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Senegal
VMAM Code
SENR000619-10140
Open

Associate Programme Officer

Associate Programme Officer

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

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

  • Through a consultative process within the country and field visits, stay involved in the development of the strategies, methodologies, contingency plans that respond to new and emerging operational challenges for the country;
  • Assist in ensuring that global strategic priorities (GSP) and regional priorities as well as information on projected resource availability guide the planning parameters;
  • Provide inputs for developing the country operations plan in compliance with global strategic priorities and regional priorities as well as with annual programming/planning instructions;
  • Assist in organizing a consultative process to ensure a consistent application of the organization’s criteria and policies for the selection of implementing and operational partners;
  • Assist in managing the development of a broad network of partners, good coordination practices and the development of partner capacities;
  • Assist in training UNHCR as well as implementing partners (IP) staff in UNHCR standard procedures related to the Results Based Programme (RBM) management;
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze UNHCR’s performance, trends and target interventions;
  • Undertake field visits to evaluate and improve the planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of assistance projects;
  • Assist in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, in reviewing final reports and on progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels;
  • Apply UNHCR’s corporate tools (e.g. Global Focus, Focus Client) to record data and assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level;
  • Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports;
  • Assist in monitoring compliance to the organization’s resource allocation framework, providing support and assisting in corrective action where required;
  • Assist in establishing and handling Implementing Partners Reports.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Law, Economics, Development, Social Science or related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 3 years of work experience relevant to the function, in programme management, monitoring and evaluation

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance, Public law, Macroeconomics and public finance
Area of expertise details
  • Previous field experience is an advantage;
  • Familiar with UNHCR’s RBM approach and use of project/software is an asset;
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position;
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes is an asset;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programming tools (MSRP, Focus, etc.) is an asset.
  • Other
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, 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: 02-08-2021
Movement Control Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000830-10147
Open

Movement Control Assistant

Movement Control Assistant

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

Assist in the control of military, police, and civilian personnel and equipment (COE & UNOE) movements throughout the theater of responsibility. Under the supervision of a MOVCON Officer the, UN Volunteer will be responsible for managing mission MOVCON operations as follows:

  • As and when required provide an interface and liaison capacity with the Movement Control Section detachments and Offices.

  • Assist in preparing briefings and statistical reports.

  • Arrange and coordinate movement activities within a sector or mission area, to include road, air and river.

  • Assist in the planning and execution of rotations and repatriations of military and police contingents.

  • Provide on the ground liaison and coordination with international civilian transport agencies on all aspects of support necessary to implement contingent movement plans as may be required.

  • Where and when directed deploy and assist in the supervision of a mobile Movement team for high intensity operations.

  • Oversee and participate in air terminal operations by physically assisting with the Movement of passenger baggage, the check-in of passengers of the supervision of these functions

Other related duties as may be required.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

• Higher education degree in Logistics, Transport, or equivalent diploma/certficate from occupational courses or college

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional, independently motivated person who supports the Movement Control Section’s customers with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:

• At least 3 years experience working in passenger services, cargo services or military supply chain operations;

• Experience in air transportation mandatory; inland transportation and sea transportation an asset;

• Experience in customs and shipping an asset;

• IATA certification with regard to MovCon activities desirable;

• Dangerous goods awareness desirable;

• Valid driving license is required; heavy duty license and MHE operator would be an asset;

• Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel would be advantageuos;

• Excellent working knowledge of English required;

• Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;

• Sound security awareness;

Ability to work independently in managing difficult and time sensitive movement control operations in a very demanding environment;

Ability to simultaneously monitor multiple cargo and passenger movements.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Multimodal transport, travel and dispatch management and Movement Control (MOVCON)
Area of expertise details

Minimum two years of progressively responsible experience in movement control operations acquired though commercial air/sea/road/rail operation, commercial freight forwarding, military logistics, UN peacekeeping operations, or other remote operating environments.

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: 02-08-2021
Planning Officer Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001008-9440
Open

Planning Officer

Planning Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSMA
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
until 30 June 2022
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Mission Planning Officer and Chief of the MINUSMA Strategic Planning Unit (SPU), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the Senior Mission Planning Officer and the SPU in ensuring a strategic approach to the whole Mission’s activities in support of advancement of the mandate;
  • Work with the Senior Mission Planning Officer on supporting and operationalizing the drafting and adoption of the Mission strategic plan, the integrated strategic framework, action plans and other planning processes as required;
  • Provide substantive and practical support in implementing the Mission’s mandate and ensuring proper coordination within MINUSMA and with the UN Country Team, especially in regard to integrated planning processes and shared analysis;
  • Participate in various strategic planning exercises in coordination with the different Mission components and the UN Country Team;
  • Assist in coordinating activities related to planning/budgeting and in preparing related documents and reports as required, including responding to queries coming from HQ New York;
  • Develop and oversee an overall monitoring mechanism and ensure that all components of the mission are aware of their respective monitoring and evaluation duties;
  • Assist the Senior Mission Planning Officer in formulating and managing the implementation of the Mission’s programme of work, ensuring that activities are in accordance with the mandate;
  • Represent SPU internal, including in project review committees, and external meetings. Act as a resource as well as provide advice and facilitation to support planning and monitoring by the different mission components;
  • Keep the Senior Mission Planning Officer appraised on all matters requiring their direct attention, assist in formulating options as to how those matters might be handled, and ensure appropriate follow-up as directed;
  • Perform other relevant duties as required
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

International Relations; Political Science; Public/Business Administration; Programme Management or a related field. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualification and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of experience in Project/Programme Management, International Relations, Peace and Security or related matters is required. Previous experience in strategic or programme planning at an international level, interacting with teams, UN agencies, government bodies and international institutions is highly desirable. Experience in planning, budgeting, drafting reports and communication with headquarters is an asset. Knowledge of and experience in contributing to Mission Plans, Integrated Strategic Frameworks, UNDAFs and/or result-based budget frameworks is a strong asset. Experience in information management and monitoring and evaluation is an asset. Experience in UN field operations or comparable work for governments, international or regional organisations is an asset.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 03-08-2021
Education Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000748-7977
Open

Education Officer

Education Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Kinshasa (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

This UNV position will provide to the incumbent opportunity to improve understanding of concrete implementation of education strategies and programs.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Education, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Support to education programme development, implementation and planning

  • Support the preparation, design and updating of the situation analysis to ensure that evidence guides UNICEF DRC’s education in development and emergencies programmes/projects.
  • Participate in strategic programme discussions on education program. Formulate, design and prepare programme proposals for education, including in emergencies preparedness and response ensuring alignment with the DRC country program document, Humanitarian Action for Children and Humanitarian Response Plan.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes to education field colleagues to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programmes/projects with other sectors, such as Child Protection and WASH and achievement of results as planned and allocated.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies, and to determine national priorities to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results in an integrated and value for money approach.

2. Education Programme management support, monitoring and delivery of results with a strong focus on Education in Emergencies

  • Support education program oversee and implementation in the DRC 10 field offices
  • Plan and collaborate with internal colleagues and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks and performance indicators to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete results for education programs/projects.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
  • Prepare and assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths and weaknesses in programme management.
  • Actively monitor education projects through field visits and discussions with education field staff to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems, and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Monitor and verify the optimum and appropriate use of resources (financial, administrative and other assets) confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity, ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
  • Prepare regular and mandated programme reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Provide technical guidance and operational (including budget and supply) support to education staff in field offices to support Education programming.
  • Participate in education programme meetings including programme development and contingency planning to provide technical and operational information, advice and support.
  • Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic programme materials for management use.

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
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNICEF with accuracy, professionalism, dedication and client orientation.

  • Advanced/ university degree (Master’s or higher) in relevant background in Education or Social Science;
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Good skills in computer science and usual software is required
  • Interest demonstrated in developing country work and emergency is considered
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and any other data including internet navigation, office applications with advanced knowledge of social media, webtools, website design and creation; technical competence in producing for various media formats (print, web, social media);

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details
  • Good knowledge of international development and humanitarian issues, including aid policies of major donors particularly those pertinent to UNICEF in DRC;
  • 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, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 03-08-2021