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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
Asistente de Cooperación Community Volunteer UNDP Guatemala
VMAM Code
GTMR000157-9788
Open

Asistente de Cooperación

Asistente de Cooperación

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Guatemala
Location, Country
Guatemala City (GTM)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Jefe del Departamento de Cooperación del Ministerio PúblicoInserte la función del supervisor o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas para apoyar al Departamento de Cooperación del Ministerio Público, en la captación y seguimiento de recursos técnicos y financieros provenientes de entidades nacionales e internacionales de cooperación, destinados al apoyo en la ejecución de los planes, programas y proyectos de la institución, complementarios a los recursos propios:

  1. Gestionar, dar seguimiento y monitorear la ejecución de los programas y proyectos de cooperación, por delegación de la Jefatura del Departamento de Cooperación.
  2. Participar en reuniones de seguimiento, negociación o técnicas con entidades donantes y con autoridades de la institución, por delegación de la jefatura del Departamento de Cooperación.
  3. Mantener actualizado el sistema de información sobre las actividades de cooperación que le sean asignadas
  4. Analizar y brindar opinión técnica sobre los requerimientos de asistencia técnica, financiera o en especie, que sean sometidos a su consideración, en congruencia con los objetivos y planes estratégicos de la institución.
  5. Elaborar los informes y realizar las gestiones pertinentes para determinar el avance de la ejecución de los programas y proyectos de cooperación, en el marco del cumplimiento de los convenios, acuerdos y tratados suscritos por Ministerio Público (MP) y por el Estado de Guatemala en materia de la persecución penal.
  6. Revisar, analizar y apoyar la gestión de la negociación de convenios, acuerdos y otros instrumentos de cooperación a ser suscritos entre el Ministerio Público y las diferentes instituciones públicas, entidades nacionales e internacionales de desarrollo.
  7. Efectuar las acciones relacionadas con la gestión, recepción y registro de donaciones de especie otorgados a favor del Ministerio Público, por parte de entidades nacionales e internacionales, de conformidad con los procedimientos administrativos correspondientes.

Realizar otras actividades o tareas que le sean asignadas por delegación de la Jefatura del Departamento de Cooperación.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments
  • Graduado de nivel diversificado de las carreras de Bachiller, Perito Contador, secretariado o carreras afines.
  • Estudios universitarios en relaciones internacionales, ciencia política, ciencias jurídicas y sociales o carrera afín.
  • Cursos, diplomados u otros estudios relacionados a temas de cooperación internacional-Graduado de nivel diversificado de las carreras de Bachiller, Perito Contador, secretariado o carreras afines.
  • Estudios universitarios en relaciones internacionales, ciencia política, ciencias jurídicas y sociales o carrera afín.
  • Cursos, diplomados u otros estudios relacionados a temas de cooperación internacional-
Required experience
12 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia en elaboración, redacción y presentación de informes y documentos de carácter técnico.
  • Experiencia en formulación, gestión y evaluación de proyectos y programas de cooperación.
  • Experiencia en elaboración de acuerdos y convenios interinstitucionales e internacionales.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other civil society or community development experience
Area of expertise details
  • 1 año de experiencia en el área de Cooperación Internacional en Instituciones del Sector Público
Driving license
Competencies values
Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Int. Expert IOM Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000942-9783
Open

Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Regional Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

International Expert
Host entity
IOM
Country
Egypt
Location, Country
Cairo (EGY)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task
  • Ensure standardized M&E tools are developed, in particular mechanisms required to carry out the three levels of “rolling analysis” - country, programme and project, and fully utilized in all the geographic areas of implementation.

  • Assist in the dissemination of relevant information to IOM project managers and M&E project officers in country offices on both quantitative and qualitative monitoring aspects and for evaluation of programme/project activities, including their impact.

  • In partnership and coordination with the Regional Specialists, Project Endorsement Team and Country Offices and in line with the Regional Action Plan and mission specific strategies, provide relevant M&E information and assistance in the development of projects in particular in order to meet the mandatory requirements on M&E as set out by both IOM and donors.

  • Develop communication protocols and information-sharing tools, in coordination with programme management, field teams and programme partners, to facilitate improved information sharing between all programme participants and stakeholders.

  • In line with the annual monitoring and evaluation plans, conduct mid-term and final internal evaluations, support the development of Terms of References for external evaluations, and assist in the selection and contracting of relevant consultants.

  • Document monitoring and evaluation trends and activities on a geographic or thematic level.

  • Review M&E plans regularly and ensure their pertinence to programme goals and objectives.

  • Review monitoring reports of country offices and identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and necessary corrective actions. As needed undertake visits to the field in coordination with project managers to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations/corrections might be needed.

  • Ensure proper information flow with country offices and sharing of the outputs/outcomes of M&E findings with relevant stakeholders; facilitate discussions of monitoring data in appropriate forums in a timely fashion, also in terms of lessons learning and implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.

  • Assist in the development of broader regional reports as required and in coordination with senior management to be used for internal and external communications materials, highlighting IOM programming outcome and impact across the thematic areas and when applicable, to specific sub-regions.

  • Draft and review all monitoring reports at the project activity level in the region to be shared with relevant stakeholders, including an analysis of the compliance to the Regional and country strategies. Coordinate with the Project Managers and Public Information Unit (PI) with regards to dissemination of lessons and to utilization of the outputs of M&E regional reports and findings in PI materials.

  • Assist in identifying, contracting and monitoring external organizations/firms that are sub-contracted to implement surveys and studies required for monitoring Programmes/projects’ performance, outcomes and impacts. Draft Terms of Reference for monitoring sub-contractors when relevant and related contracts.

  • Contribute to the design of a “quick guide” for missions in the region to develop and maintain RBM based programming, in coordination with RBM/ODG Headquarters.

  • Design and organize regular training sessions and on the job training to project staff in the region in order to:

a. promote adherence to agreed standards of implementation.

b. create greater awareness of reporting requirements;

c. encourages widespread use of appropriate data collection methods; and

d. gather feedback regarding the effectiveness of these methods.

  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation missions commissioned/organized by external partners and donors and facilitate access to M&E data to relevant stakeholders.

  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

- Required Education Level: Master's degree.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • Proven capacity to develop, implement and coordinate M&E and research programmes;
  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated managerial and organizational ability are required;
  • Proven experience in the following, the logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches, M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory);
  • Experience in Planning and implementation of M&E systems, Training in M&E development and implementation, Facilitating learning-orientated analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders;
  • Experience in Information analysis and report writing;
  • Knowledge of MS office is a must and advanced statistical skills are an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and to write clearly and accurately;
  • Knowledge and understanding of migration issues in the region is an advantage.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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: 23 June 2021
Regional Electoral Officer Int. Specialist AMI Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000380-9205
Open

Regional Electoral Officer

Regional Electoral Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
AMI
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad, Basrah, Mosul, Erbil (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
8 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within delegated authority, the Regional Electoral Operations Advisor will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Support the Regional Operations Advisor (ROA) by ensuring the Independent High Electoral Commission (IHEC) implement operational plans;
  • Provide advice to the IHEC Governorate Election Offices on all electoral operational activities.
  • Support the development and capacity building of the IHEC Governorate Elections Offices (GEOs);
  • Establish and maintain professional and productive partnerships with the IHEC GEOs ;
  • Establish effective communication mechanisms with the national officers embedded with the IHEC GEOs;
  • Provide regular reports to the ROA about the GEO’s progress in operational preparations for elections;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A first-level university degree, in Political Science, International Relations, Law, Public Administration, or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of two years progressively responsible experience in electoral assistance; supervising, implementing, supporting or advising on Field and Operations processes is required;

  • Experience in developing countries is required, and experience in post-conflict situations is desirable;

  • Experience providing services to or in a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is an advantage;

  • Knowledge of UN rules, regulations, policies and procedures an asset;

  • Previous experience of managing a team of different backgrounds and the ability to manage and coordinate complex projects is desirable;

  • Have affinity with or interest in UNAMI’s mandate, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development and the UN system.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Election support activities, Election management
Area of expertise details

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, 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: 14 June 2021
ICT in Education Curriculum Specialist Int. Specialist UNESCO Samoa
VMAM Code
WSMR000029-9021
Open

ICT in Education Curriculum Specialist

ICT in Education Curriculum Specialist

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

Development of the learning management platform and deployment of a learning management system:

  • Collaborate with the LMS Administrator and MESC curriculum division in populating the LMS system for Samoa using e.g. Moodle with content
  • Undertake a need assessment inquiry to support development of content and training that are demand responsive.
  • Identify knowledge gaps of staff in the effective implementation of the learning management system and support capacity development through appropriate training programmess.
  • Provide technical support in maintaining content within the learning management system by creating and uploading modules and courses, granting access and role-based user permissions, updating course content, and running reports.
  • Develop and publish course templates for reuse by educators in designing courses for online and blended learning delivery.
  • Support subject matter experts in the design and creating of learning materials and maintenance processes.
  • Periodically Monitor the quality of courses hosted on the learning management system with time-bound reviews/audit of course status, and coordination to eliminate duplication, conflicting or redundant content.
  • Create and Manage community/discussion forum/ social media feed system within the learning management system including functionality, appearance, tabs, and settings.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for process and quality improvements, provide feedback on usage, defects, and suggest enhancements.
  • Seek and promote collaborative partnerships to meet training needs and opportunities for the professional development of teachers and in MESC and education sector.
  • Analyze data and recommend solutions to utilize the LMS to deliver, track training and measure performance of users.
  • Create and update resources to train and support learners on how to use the technology for online and professional development.

User Management:

  • Work with subject matter experts, provide design support in developing online course materials to facilitate learning.

Course Management:

  • Publish and archive online or blended learning solutions.
  • Assigns training curricula for professional development of educators
  • Work with the Information Technology and Curriculum department of MESC to develop relevant learning outcomes and corresponding modes of delivery
  • Analyze reporting data and recommend strategic direction for MESC and education sector, or others, as appropriate.
  • Create and manage the overall course structure and sets up courses based on specifications from the curriculum staff.
  • Manage tracking of course revisions and history.
  • Build online assessments and evaluations in the learning management system for courses.

Troubleshooting:

  • Work with the curriculum staff to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to accessing the learning management system and course content, in particular for persons with disabilities.

Training of trainers for teachers, key personnel nominated by education sector and the librarians:

  • Together with the LMS Administrator, conduct basic training in using digital technologies for education for 100 students with disabilities
  • Conduct capacity development training for trainers of teachers, teachers, and MESC curriculum division staff, NUS nominated staff and others from the education sector on the preparation and delivery of online content and e-assessment of learners.
  • Conduct training of trainers in designing and delivering online courses using Moodle LMS
  • Together with the LMS Administrator, support training of 100 teachers from 20 schools to use assistive technologies for ensuring inclusion of the students with disabilities.
Required degree level
Doctoral degree
Educational additional comments

Education:

  • Advanced degree (a Masters’ or a PhD) in instructional design, educational design, ICT in education technologies, education pedagogies, or other related fields.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

Experience:

  • Over five years’ work experience in instruction design/ LMS:
    • ICT for education with practical experience in online learning using the Moodle LMS
    • Learning design and/or curriculum development.
    • Teaching or Training Background beneficial and passion for learning

Skills and competencies:

  • Good knowledge of multiple web design technologies, such as HTML, Web 2.0
  • Previous experience in learning management system administration.
  • Good knowledge of online teaching and learning, products and systems requirement.
  • Good knowledge of the LMS and technical competence to curate contents for LMS
  • Ability to develop instructional guidebooks and training manuals
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and able to exchange information on complex issues;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in multicultural environment with external and internal partners;
  • Excellent organization and planning skills, including the ability to organize own work priorities and deadlines. Discretion and maturity of judgement are required;
  • Ability to work under pressure;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
IT architecture and IT project management
Area of expertise details

Communication and Information Sector and Education Sector.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. 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. The Monthly Living Allowance (MLA) is about USD 2,418.72 and an additional monthly family allowance will be paid for recognized dependents as per the UNV Conditions of Service. Please note that this assignment is in-situ and requires presence in Samoa immediately subject to approval of temporary resident permit/entry permission by the Government of Samoa. IMPORTANT NOTICE Travelers are NOW required to be fully vaccinated before entry into Samoa with any vaccine pre-qualified by the World Health Organization (AstraZeneca, Pfizer, & Janssen). A legitimate vaccine certificate is required for boarding. Fully vaccinated implies completion of the required prescribed doses per vaccine used. All should have completed 2 weeks post vaccination prior to travel. A hard copy must be presented on arrival into Samoa Passengers who haven't been vaccinated or failed to complete required doses of vaccination will be denied boarding. Children under 18 years are exempted from the requirement above. A Negative rtPCR copy test is still required to be taken within 72 hours of departure from originating airport. The lab result must be presented in hard copy on arrival into Samoa. Application deadline: 24th June 2021
Innovation Support Officer Int. Specialist UNDP Senegal
VMAM Code
SENR000594-9543
Open

Innovation Support Officer

Innovation Support Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Senegal
Location, Country
Dakar (SEN)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 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 overall supervision of the Hub Manager and the direct supervision of the Programme Advisor/Manager a.i. of the Sahel Governance Offer/Promise in collaboration with the Governance and Peacebuilding Team and with other Hub Units working on the Sahel, the Innovation Support Officer will support the implementation and delivery of results of the Sahel Governance Offer/Promise and perform the following tasks:

  1. Be responsible for developing and managing innovative digital projects and undertaking policy-focused research, data analysis and advocacy in line with the UNDP Governance Offer and Strategic Plan to accelerate sustainable development in the targeted countries with the help of innovation, partnerships and digital tools and technology.
  2. Identify, initiate, implement and facilitate innovative projects activities in cooperation with key stakeholders and partners.
  3. Track and analyze developments related to public innovation, digital transformation, innovation ecosystems, digital governance, and progress on the Sustainable Development Goals through the Governance Programme.
  4. Identify and develop research-led content, data visualizations, thought leadership and interactive tools particularly relevant to policy and decision-making purposes.
  5. Facilitate the delivery of innovation and digital transformation and technical assistance initiatives.
  6. Identify and forge good working relationships with key stakeholders and partners at the regional and national levels.
  7. Help develop and manage a UNDP Innovation Awards and Innovation Newsletters.
  8. Identify and explore new technical cooperation and innovation funding opportunities.
  9. Support the identification of new sources of evidence and insights, analyse and visualize patterns in unstructured sources of data, present new insights in accessible and comprehensive ways to enable sensemaking and analysis.
  10. Proactively explore and identify the new methods/approaches and frontier knowledge to tackle development challenges, collaborate with the communication and M&E colleagues to turn these into learning options and opportunities for addressing specific policy issues in the targeted Sahel countries.
  11. Contribute to the strengthening of the country offices Accelerator Labs’ service lines in connection with the RP and the Sahel Governance Offer/Promise based on findings from horizon scanning, systems’ mapping, and local knowledge.
  12. Explore the diversification of funding and investment sources through proactively mapping potential partners and building value proposition for their investment in the CO Labs and portfolio of experiments.
  13. Share findings from the exploration on future trends, new methodologies/approaches, potential partnership, funding opportunities, and others within UNDP and with partners.
  14. Proactively use blog posts and social media to share insights, attract partners and help position Accelerator Lab at the forefront of the exploration of new trends.
  15. Explore, document and increase understanding on emerging methods of tapping into collective intelligence for sustainable development.
  16. Advise on the COs accelerator lab’s experiment portfolio on Governance to ensure experiments are designed based on people’s knowledge, behaviours and peer to peer methods of managing and diffusing knowledge about sustainable development issues.
  17. Provide technical guidance for experiment design, roll-out and validation based on the experiment conditions, resources available, and requirements.
  18. Proactively manage risks within experiments including those related to ethics and privacy.
  19. Examine the results from the testing of prototypes and translate them into programmatic decisions on next steps and implications for improvement, spin-offs and scaling-up where warranted.
  20. Support lab partners to develop an emerging pipeline of new initiatives, support other activities related to the design and operationalization.
  21. Provide technical consultation and training for national partners and the COs through various phases including asset mapping, developing a strategic portfolio logic, experiment design, prototype testing, and evaluation
  22. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Business Administration, Information Systems, Economics, Development Studies, or other related Social sciences study.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of work experience in a similar position.

Experience Remark: Relevant experience in Information Communication and Technology (ICT), design research, innovation and entrepreneurship or related fields. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), experience in handling web-based management systems.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
Area of expertise details

Information Communication and Technology (ICT), design research, innovation and entrepreneurship or related fields

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
EN * 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: 27-06-2021
Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist Int. Specialist UNFPA Zimbabwe
VMAM Code
ZWER000143-9595
Open

Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist

Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Zimbabwe
Location, Country
Harare (ZWE)
Language skills
English
Japanese
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Representative and/or Programme Specialist Reproductive Health or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Reproductive Health will be responsible for:
Technical Advice

  • Assists in the reviewing of Reproductive Health preparedness and implementing strategies, ncluding for humanitarian response.
  • Assist the country office in implementing the project on Strengthening Emergency Obsteric and Neonatal Care in COVID hotspots in Zimbwbwe" and other related Sexual Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR) projects.
  • Contributes to preparation of position papers, briefs, notes and reports on SRHR.
  • Contributes to SRH commodity security including last mile assurance.

Program Management

  • Assists in planning, monitoring, reporting, review and evaluation of SRHR projects.
  • Undertakes monitoring field visits to the targeted districts as per agreed upon and coordinated plans.
  • Contributes to preparing/organizing and participates in the APRs, MTRs and steering committee meetings and relevant technical working group meetings.
  • Assists in developing SRH project proposals and resource mobilization efforts.

General

  • Keeps abreast with UNFPA policies, programs and apply them to the given condition
  • Ensures streamlining of UN reform and new aid environment principles.
  • Participates in interagency theme or taskforces related to UN reform and new aid environment.
  • Assists in preparation of reports to headquarters and donors and performs any other functions in the field of sexual and reproductive health.
  • Contributes to the visibility and communication in coordination with the communication team in Zimbabwe CO, ESARO, and the Tokyo Representation Office.
  • Liaises and coordinates with the Japanese embassy in Zimbabwe.
  • Assists in the other matters as may be requested by the Representative.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Degree in relevant field - medicine, and or maternal health/midwifery, and or public health, and or social sciences and or other related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge of sexual reproductive health;
  • Preferably 2 years of experience in development program / projects is desirable. Prior work abroad is an asset;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Japanese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Public health, Nursing and midwifery, Healthcare administration
Area of expertise details
  • 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;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28 June 2021
Coordination Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP United States of America
VMAM Code
USAR000136-9680
Open

Coordination Specialist

Coordination Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
United States of America
Location, Country
New York (USA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Ecosystems and Biodiversity, BPPS, UNDP and the Senior Portfolio Manager, Multi-Party Trust Fund Office, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Coordination Specialist will:

1) Strategic Planning and Coordination:

  • Manage the planning schedule for Task Forces, Steering Committee and Executive Board meetings;
  • Elaborate in coordination with the Secretariat Manager and the Chairs the draft detailed agenda;
  • Support drafting of the operational manual and monitoring and evaluation framework for the Fund;
  • Draft supportive documentation, technical notes, speeches, communication pieces and similar;
  • Draft minutes and circulates for comments and finalization;
  • Monitor action points and reports back to the Steering Committee and Executive Board;
  • Communicate decisions to the concerned stakeholders, in close cooperation with MPTFO/BPPS/BERA;
  • Liaise with UN Agencies and other partner regarding relevant activities;
  • Facilitate linkages and consistency between the Fund and other conservation related initiatives.

2) Fund Operation:

  • Support the preparation of the Annual Work Plan(s) and budget for the Secretariat;
  • Support the preparation of job descriptions, vacancy announcements, and office set-up;
  • Support the Partnership Manager in any outreach, marketing and communication initiatives as needed;
  • Undertake due diligence of possible private sector partners; monitors the risk management information and updates the Fund Risk Mitigation Strategy;
  • In consultation with the Head of Biodiversity and the Technical Specialist, supports the preparation of progress updates;
  • Drafts periodic consolidated reports on the achieved Fund results upon the request of the Steering Committee;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination Mandatory

· Other energy, environment and climate change related experience Optional

· Other development programme/project experience Optional

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Masters (Advanced level) University Degree in one or more of the following disciplines: international development, economics, social studies, business studies or other equivalent fields.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience at the national and international level in international development and environment issues, both in the field and HQ.
  • Proven experience in coordination and partnership building, preferably within a UN context is a major asset.
  • Experience in private sector engagement for development results is an asset.
  • Experience working with a Trust Fund is an asset.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 15/06/2021
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
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