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UNV Planning Officer Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000855-10188
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UNV Planning Officer

UNV Planning Officer

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

Under the direct supervision of the Head of office the duties of the Planning Officer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Support the head of office in all planning and programming initiatives;

  • Contribute to development and implementation field office work plans;

  • Provide technical assistance to integrated field coordination structures at field office level;

  • Assist the head of office and sections in the development of high quality quick impact projects and community violence reduction projects;

  • Assist the head of office in the monitoring of quick impact projects and community violence reduction projects;

  • Assist the head of office in the coordination of sections and components contributions to the implementation of MONUSCO mandate at field office level;

  • Conduct research on relevant subject matters as determined by the head of office and write initial drafts;

  • Provide recommendations on design of specific planning tools and mechanisms, in line with policy and best practice, to meet the needs of the field office;

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Development, Economics, Social Science, Administration or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years of work experience in planning or programme/project management.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written French and English is mandatory.

Computer skills: Word, Excel, powerpoint

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, 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: 10-08-2021