Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Youth and Communications Officer Int. Specialist UNEP Samoa
VMAM Code
WSMR000033-10571
Open

Youth and Communications Officer

Youth and Communications Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Samoa
Location, Country
Apia (WSM)
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 overall guidance of the Unit Chief and the supervision of theJPO;

  • Project Design: With the YEA team in Nairobi, to oversee the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge Programme in the Pacific Region with the aim of securing 150,000 youth to participate in the programme in 10 countries in the region in accordance with the ISLANDS project in close coordination with SPREP and UNEP Pacific Office.
  • Partner mapping: Identify relevant implementing partners and youth and advocacy networks in 10 countries in the region that have strong youth networks in the target countries that can support the rollout of the programme in the region;
  • Project management: Support the implementing partners in the region to deliver on the objectives of the programme and to report back per the requirements of the funding agreements so that key KPIs are met;
  • Advocacy and communications: Support the UNEP Pacific Office in digital communications and in advocacy and ensure that the delivery of the Tide Turner programme is amplified through advocacy and communications plan across the region;
  • Donor reporting and evaluation: Oversee reporting and monitoring of partners' performance.
  • Support: When required, to support the Samoa office in its daily tasks.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Environmental Affairs, Communications

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of working with multi-stakeholder project coordination or youth organisations, communications, advocacy, and social media.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details

Youth organisations, Communications, Advocacy, and Social Media.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, 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. Application deadline: 27 September 2021
Community Engagement Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Timor Leste
VMAM Code
TLSR000188-10612
Open

Community Engagement Officer

Community Engagement Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Timor Leste
Location, Country
Dili (TLS)
Language skills
English
Indonesian
Tetum
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of PIID-ISSTC National Project Manager and UNDP Timor-Leste’s Programme Manager in Oe-cusse or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Community Engagement Officer will:

  • Engage and mobilize members of target communities for activities related to agricultural capacity building in the target border communities;
  • In consultation with the National Project Manager, provide operational support (including logistics, administration and financial) related to the capacity building and other relevant activities to ensure successful project output delivery
  • Assist in organizing and running the planned meetings and workshops with partners and stakeholders, including the meetings of border authorities, in line with the agreed vision and methodology, assuring and strengthening the sustainability of the project;
  • Ensure that all planned field activities are communicated with UNDP Oe-cusse office and RAEOA ZEESM authority; and they are well coordinated with the activities under the Support for the Institutional and Sustainable Development of Oé-Cusse Special Administrative Region and the Special Zone of Social Market Economy Project
  • Participate in and report on the monitoring of progress of capacity building activities in the project area;
  • In consultation with the RAEOA-ZEESM TL, Sucos, communities, local producers and other stakeholders promote cross-border economic collaboration;
  • Facilitate the discussions and assist in the preparation of the materials and methodology to be used in the capacity building activities in the target border communities;
  • Attend meetings, prepare notes and undertake follow-up actions related to the project implementation and monitoring;
  • Organize and conduct translation and interpretation of verbal discussions/trainings, as well as written documents as required;
  • In consultation with the Indonesian Embassy Extension Office in Oe-cusse and in coordination with the Government Liaison Officer of the Project, assist the set up and the organizing of the border authorities’ forum/platform;
  • Assist in the analysis and prepare monthly progress report of project implementation and help to evaluate against established project recommendations and plans of action;
  • Other tasks related to the project implementation of activities and methodology..
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Economic science, Development Studies, and other relevant field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience as field or community facilitator in a development project (i.e. Agriculture, Community Livelihood, or Local Economic Development)
  • Sound knowledge and experience of community facilitation and agriculture
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive motorcycle;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in community development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Indonesian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Tetum(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other agriculture related experience, Community participation and development, Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

* Community Engagement and Development

* Community facilitation and Agriculture

* Capacity building

* Able to communicate clearly in Dawan (West Timor local language)

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP Lao People's Democratic Rep
VMAM Code
LAOR000609-10610
Open

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Location, Country
Vientiane (LAO)
Language skills
English
Laotian
Expected Starting Date
01 November 2021
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 Head of UXO Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Support the development of the M&E results framework to formulate the UXO Project Document 2022-26
  • The UN volunteer will work closely with UNDP CO staff, government counterparts, and technical advisors/consultants in UNDP to formulate the UXO Project Document.
  • The M&E results framework will need to be aligned with the results framework of new 10-year national UXO strategy - SPF III (2021-30), SDGs, UNPF 2022-26, UNDP Country Programme Document (CPD) 2022-26, findings from the Capacity Needs Assessment of NRA, and recommendations and lessons learnt from the Mid-Term Evaluation and Final Evaluation of the current Project (2017-21).

  1. Support the development of Monitoring & Evaluation functions at UXO Sector level, through the capacity building support to the National Regulatory Authority for the UXO/Mine Action Sector in Lao PDR (NRA).
    • In 2022, with the support of UNDP, the NRA Office is planning to create and develop a new Monitoring & Evaluation Unit, to benefit all operators / operatiions of the UXO Sector. The UN Volunteer will support UNDP and national counterparts in developing the unit’s systems and procedures.

  1. Support the review of the Lao National Unexploded Ordnance Programme (UXO Lao) Operational plans and the operational records in the national database (Information Management System for Mine Action = IMSMA).
    • The UN volunteer will support this in-depth joint review of the UXO Lao Operational Work Plans (Survey & Clearance tasks). S/he will also support the review within UXO Lao Vientiane of the operational records in IMSMA of UNDP-funded operations, before UXO Lao Vientiane transfers the data to the NRA National Database. This will include the desk review of all supporting documents, in preparation of the field monitoring missions, and to report after the field monitoring missions.

  1. Support the joint field monitoring missions among UNDP / NRA / UXO Lao.
    • The UN volunteer will be required to undertake missions to project sites as required and approved by the UNDP Country Office. Regular field monitoring of UXO operators would assist the NRA & UXO Lao to:
      • Reinforce good working relationships and mutual understanding between UXO operators, provincial NRA offices and local authorities;
      • Support in the assessment of the compliance of UXO operators with the activities and approaches outlined in the project documents and operational work plans;
      • Collect valuable local context information and feedback about the effects of implementation of the NRA’s official policies and technical guidelines, and how NRA policies interact with those of other Government of Lao PDR sectors;
      • Support the assessment of the satisfaction of local authorities and individual landowners with the UXO sector’s contribution to rural development and community health and safety;
      • Gather information (task work plans and reports, photographs and testimony from UXO operator staff, local authorities and/or landowners) to produce case studies for use in internal and external reports and presentations.

The UNV will also support the preparation of improved plans and develop project proposals in the future, based on practical information gathered during field monitoring missions.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree with 4+ year of professional experience will be accepted in lieu of the Master’s degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

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

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

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, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28 September 2021
UN Country Team (UNCT) Disability Inclusion Focal Point Nat. Specialist UNRCO Viet Nam
VMAM Code
VNMR000113-10611
Open

UN Country Team (UNCT) Disability Inclusion Focal Point

UN Country Team (UNCT) Disability Inclusion Focal Point

National Specialist
Host entity
UNRCO
Country
Viet Nam
Location, Country
Hanoi (VNM)
Language skills
Vietnamese
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

Important notice:

* This is a National UN Volunteer assignment for a person with disability.

* Only persons with disabilities who is a national of Vietnam are eligible to apply.

Task description:

The UN in Viet Nam is looking for a highly qualified, professional UN Volunteer with disabilities to take the lead in the implementation of the UNDIS, as well as its Action Plans, in UN Viet Nam. The objective of this assignment is to provide technical inputs, coordination and administration for the implementation of the UNDIS Action Plan.

Under the direct supervision of the Head of RCO, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct research to provide technical inputs to ensure the disability inclusion in major UN documents, including the Common Country Analysis, One Strategic Plan, UN Development Cooperation Framework, One UN Report, BOS (Business Operation Strategy) and other strategies and policies of different departments;
  • Provide inputs and updates in regular UN Country Team (UNCT) meetings on the progress of the UNDIS Action Plan implementation, as well as regular OMT meetings on the progress of the disability inclusion component in the BOS;
  • Promote disability inclusion in UNCT programming, BOS annual workplan, Common Back Office service, and other operational agendas;
  • Provide support to the UN Disability Inclusion Coordination Mechanism in implementing key activities outlined in the current UNDIS Action Plan;
  • Provide Secretariat support for the Coordination Mechanism, including following up with stakeholders to ensure implementation of the current UNDIS Action Plan, and other related duties as required;
  • Liaise with, collect and compile input from UN Agencies, Coordination Mechanism members, external consultants and other actors;
  • Support drafting of reports, articles and other documents relating to activities within the current UNDIS Action Plan;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support/arrangements in preparing events under the current UNDIS Action Plan, in coordination with other actors;
  • Assist with relevant communication activities;
  • Provide an interim report on the UN in Viet Nam’s implementation of the UNDIS, according to the UNCT’s accountability scorecard on disability inclusion;
  • Develop and finalize the next UNDIS Action Plan together with Coordination Mechanism members;
  • Undertake other relevant responsibilities under the UNDIS as necessary.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Human rights, development studies, disability studies, social work, sociology, laws, or related fields.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least two years of experience in the area of development and/or human rights, out of which at least 1 year of experience specifically in relation to persons with disabilities;
  • Proven experience and skills in advocacy;
  • Proven experience working with government partners and organizations of persons with disabilities;
  • Proven experience in organizing and coordinating events and activities, and in liaising with different stakeholders;
  • Proven experience in leading and coordinating a team to execute a project/campaign.
Language skills
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Social work, Human rights, Social inclusion
Area of expertise details
  • Solid knowledge in the rights of persons with disabilities, disability policies, and disability network;
  • Good research, analytic and drafting skills;
  • Good understanding of the UN system;
  • Proven excellent work in a team and independently;
  • Proven ability to work with colleagues and collaborators of diverse disability status and national and cultural backgrounds, and;
  • Proficient in both English and Vietnamese.
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, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Information Management Officer (IMO) Int. Specialist UNOCHA Fiji
VMAM Code
FJIR000135-10639
Open

Information Management Officer (IMO)

Information Management Officer (IMO)

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

Under the direct supervision of OCHA Senior Information Management Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Web Management - Manage content on relevant web platforms, provide overall quality control for the platform and ensure content is current, comprehensive and follows relevant metadata standards; work with external counterparts on related web platforms such as agency and cluster websites and ReliefWeb to facilitate cross-site search and interoperability.

    Data Management - Design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools; understand, document, and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency and comparability; consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis.

    Data Analysis - Organize, design and carry out the evaluation and analysis of location specific datasets through meaningful statistical techniques; participate in the development and revision of data standards (e.g. the Humanitarian Exchange Language) and advise on the application of these standards into local systems and processes; participate in the development, implementation and management of new indicators, together with its accompanying data, to be included in a Common Humanitarian Dataset; understand, document and ensure the quality of high-value humanitarian data for accuracy, consistency and comparability.

    Assessment Analysis - Support assessment and needs analysis activities, including humanitarian needs overviews, secondary data reviews, preliminary scenario definitions and multi-cluster initial rapid assessments; provide advice on assessment design to ensure data quality; manage platforms and tools that support data collection and analysis such as KoBo Toolbox and Open Data Kit (ODK).

    Geographic Information System (GIS) & Mapping Develop and maintain spatial baseline and operational datasets in accordance with relevant standards and guidance; produce and update high-quality map products and online services; maintain a repository of spatial data and ensure that the data are documented and accessible to all humanitarian partners through local and/or online services.

    Visualization - Produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline; develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations and other visual materials.

    Emergency response - Be available for immediate deployment to support coordination and information management needs in emergencies in Pacific Island countries.

    Training - Support capacity building and humanitarian coordination in National Disaster management offices in Pacific Island countries. Train counterparts to use information management tools as platforms such as HumanitarianResponse.info.

  • Perform other related duties as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

First level degree in information management, information systems, social science or related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

2-3 years of work experience in information management, information systems, web management, data management, geographic information systems & mapping, data visualization, or other related area.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Database design, administration and maintenance, Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations Mandatory.
  • Crisis management and emergency relief.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28 September 2021
Malaria Elimination Officer Nat. Specialist WHO Lao People's Democratic Rep
VMAM Code
LAOR000610-10683
Open

Malaria Elimination Officer

Malaria Elimination Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Location, Country
Vientiane (LAO)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
15 October 2021
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 WHO Malaria Technical Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Malaria Elimination Officer will:

  • Work with the National Centre for Malariaology, Parasitology and Entomology (CMPE) staff to review the existing National Malaria Elimination Surveillance and Response Guidelines, and revise the guidelines based on lessons learnt and to align with the new National Malaria Strategic Plan 2021-23;
  • Work with the CMPE, Provincial and District Malaria offices and health facility staff to improve understanding and capacity to implement the revised malaria elimination strategies and activities, specifically to;
  • Support sub-national training on the new national Malaria Elimination and Surveillance and Response Guidelines in elimination areas;
  • Improve provincial and district malaria office capacity to regularly and systematically analyse and interpret malaria elimination surveillance data in the malaria information system (DHIS2) and to address common programmatic issues;
  • Assist the provincial and district malaria staff, as well as health facility staff, to conduct effective and timely case and foci investigation and response activities (including reporting);
  • Work with the National CMPE staff to develop a national malaria elimination certification roadmap, which includes the creation of key documents, policies, reporting systems and other criteria that are essential to meet the WHO malria elimination certification requirements;
  • Work with the CMPE and the national Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC), which is under the national Department of Communicable Disaese Control (DCDC), to improve the understanding, integration and utilization of malaria data at the PHEOC, as part of the strengthening and of this body to provide oversight and high level support for the effective implementation of malaria elimination activities.
  • 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 medicine, science, public health or another relevant associated health field
  • Post graduate degree in public health, epidemiology, health systems, health science or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in a public health program or in a related field;
  • Experience working in disease surveillance and/or public health implementation is desirable;
    • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
    • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in public health, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other health related experience, Other development programme/project experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams