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Spécialiste en TIC Int. Specialist UNDP Burundi
VMAM Code
BDIR000738-10597
Open

Spécialiste en TIC

Spécialiste en TIC

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Burundi
Location, Country
Bujumbura (BDI)
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

Sous la supervision du Chef d’Unité Gouvernance et Etat de Droit, et en appui au partenaire national, le/la spécialiste en TIC aura la charge de gérer le projet et accomplira les tâches/responsabilités suivantes :

  • Apporter un conseil sur les questions relatives à la gouvernance électronique et au commerce électronique se matérialisant par des notes techniques et d’orientation ou des notes conceptuelles selon le besoin ;

  • Appuyer à la mobilisation des partenaires gouvernementaux, non gouvernementaux, secteur privé, partenaires techniques et financiers afin d’assurer une bonne atteinte des résultats du portefeuille sur les aspects liés à la gouvernance électronique et au Commerce électronique dans les zones cibles du projet en cohérence avec les priorités du PNUD ;

  • Appuyer le partenaire gouvernemental dans la mise en œuvre de la Stratégie Nationale de Gouvernance électronique et/ou de Commerce électronique ;

  • Assurer la mise en œuvre et le suivi programmatique, administratif et financier, conformément au cadre de performance et de résultats du projet, aux procédures du PNUD. Ceci inclus préparation du :

    • Plan de travail annuel,

    • Plan de suivi-évaluation et du plan d’achat annuels ainsi que leur mise à jour,

    • Plans de décaissement trimestriels reflétant les besoins en trésorerie ainsi que leur mise à jour,

    • Rapports de progrès trimestriels, y inclus le reporting financier,

    • Rapports annuels et de clôture et tout autre rapport/document particulier selon les nécessités.

  • En étroite collaboration avec le chargé de suivi et évaluation du bureau, effectuer le suivi du cadre de performance et de résultats du projet sur le système de gestion intégrée ATLAS et ce conformément aux procédures du PNUD ; Ceci inclut également la gestion budgétaire des activités (Révisions budgétaires et leur documentation) ;

  • Elaborer les termes de référence des diverses expertises à mobiliser dans le cadre du projet et coordonner avec les équipes compétentes du PNUD les processus de leur contractualisation.

  • Assurer le suivi avec les partenaires techniques et effectuer la revue substantielle des livrables qui seront soumis et des produits ou résultats atteints;

  • Planifier trimestriellement les réunions du comité de pilotage "COPIL" et coordonner avec le partenaire national leur organisation et leur documentation (Procès-verbaux, minutes…) ;

  • Préparer et coordonner avec les équipes compétentes du PNUD, les processus de l’audit et/ou évaluation du projet selon les procédures du PNUD ;

  • En étroite collaboration avec le chargé de communication du bureau, assurer la communication et la valorisation des résultats du projet à travers une contribution aux moyens et supports de communication du PNUD ;

  • Mobiliser et développer les liens de partenariat avec les partenaires nationaux, les autorités locales, les institutions publiques et privées, société civile et institutions internationales afin de bien positionner le projet par rapport aux différentes interventions et contribuer à la mobilisation des ressources pour son éventuelle extension d’autres zones d’intervention;

  • Assurer le suivi du système d’archivage et de documentation, y compris sur le système de gestion intégrée ATLAS ;

  • Assurer la supervision des activités de l’équipe d’appui mise à la disposition du projet ;

  • Assurer toutes autres tâches confiées par le PNUD ou le partenaire national répondant aux exigences de mise en œuvre des activités habilitantes.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type de qualifications : Un diplôme de maitrise dans le domaine des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication.

Nombre d’année d’expérience

  • Une expérience professionnelle d’au moins 3 années dans les domaines de gestion des projets en rapport avec les TIC et /ou dans le domaine du développement de systèmes et/ou de solutions TIC ;

  • Expérience d’au moins 2 ans dans le domaine de la modernisation de l’administration publique ;

  • Connaissance du Système des Nations Unies et du Contexte Burundais constituerait un atout.

Langue(s) :

Ecrire et parler couramment le français.

La connaissance de l’anglais serait un atout.

Permis de conduire : Non

Capacité informatique :

  • Expérience avérée dans l’utilisation de l’outil informatique et des progiciels de bureau,

  • Expérience avérée dans le traitement de systèmes de gestion basés sur le web et les programmes avancés.

Required experience
36 Months
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
IT architecture and IT project management, Software and applications development and analysis, Database design, administration and maintenance
Area of expertise details
  • Gestion des projets en rapport avec les TIC et /ou dans le domaine du développement de systèmes et/ou de solutions TIC ;

  • Modernisation de l’administration publique ;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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 créé, 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 : 26- 09- 2021
Analyste aux finances (COVID19) Int. Specialist UNDP Burundi
VMAM Code
BDIR000739-10598
Open

Analyste aux finances (COVID19)

Analyste aux finances (COVID19)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Burundi
Location, Country
Bujumbura (BDI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
4 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

Sous la supervision directe du Spécialiste en Finances du Programme Fonds Mondial, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  • Assurer la conformité des processus financiers, des enregistrements et rapports financiers et du suivi des audits sont conformes aux règles et à la règlementation du PNUD ;

  • Veiller au respect strict du système de contrôle interne ;

  • Participer à l’identification des processus opérationnels du projet et à l’élaboration des procédures standards de fonctionnement ;

  • Préparer les salaires mensuels de l’équipe de projet selon les règles et procédures du PNUD ;
  • Assurer le suivi et contrôle minutieux de tous les éléments du salaire ;
  • Assurer l’analyse mensuelle des comptes d’avance et la participation à la clôture annuelle des comptes ;
  • Assurer la gestion des comptes bancaires ouverts au profit des Bénéficiaires Secondaires ;
  • De façon proactive, faire des recommandations pour l’utilisation des économies ;
  • Assurer une bonne exécution de la modalité de paiement requise ;
  • Assurer une bonne gestion de risque financière ;
  • Procéder à la préparation des rapports trimestriels d’exécution financière ;
  • Assurer la revue de toutes les demandes de paiements et avances trimestrielles et procéder à leur préparation ;
  • Assurer le paiement des prises en charge des participants lors des formations organisées par les Bénéficiaires Secondaires ;
  • Participer à l’élaboration d’un registre des équipements achetés dans le cadre du Fonds Mondial ;
  • Participer à la formation des comptables des Bénéficiaires Secondaires ;
  • Participer aux formations en finance pour le personnel des opérations et du projet ;
  • Assurer la synthèse des leçons apprises et des meilleures pratiques en matière de finances ;
  • Faire des contributions de qualité dans les réseaux de connaissance et les milieux spécialisés ;

  • Assurer l’intégration transversale du genre dans la conception, le suivi et l’évaluation des projets relevant de son portefeuille ;

  • Appuyer les SR dans l’établissement des demandes de paiement y compris les documents requis ;
  • Élaborer ou mettre à jour les SOP pour la gestion financière y compris pour la gestion des assets au niveau des SR ;
  • Former les SRs à l’utilisation des SOPs ;
  • Assurer le suivi des paiements sur base des demandes de paiement pour les avances consenties aux partenaires dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des projets et procéder à la vérification des états financiers et en particulier des pièces justificatives soumises ;
  • S’acquitter des tâches comptables diverses concernant les opérations par le suivi quotidien des bordereaux de paiement (vouchers) des projets au niveau de l’unité des Finances depuis l’initiation de la requête dans Atlas en passant par la soumission à l’approbation jusqu’au classement du voucher et des pièces justificatives ;
  • Assurer l’établissement des éléments de rapports financiers périodiques, des rapports d’étapes et des rapports de fin des échéances financières qui sont présentés aux bailleurs de fonds ;
  • S’assurer que les documents de support des paiements sont complets avant leur transmission aux Finances pour finalisation ;
  • Maintenir un système de contrôle des dépenses internes pour s`assurer que les vouchers sont correctement saisis, que les transactions sont correctement enregistrées et saisies dans ATLAS, que tous les paiements sont effectués et que les comptes bancaires des bénéficiaires sont crédités.
  • Vérifier dans Atlas l’exactitude des données bancaires du fournisseur, de la méthode de paiement, du COA et effectuer les contrôles nécessaires pour éviter une duplication dans paiements.
  • S’assurer que les conditions et les modalités de paiement soient conformes aux Purchase Orders et aux contrats pour les paiements avec PO ;
  • Initier les requetes des écritures de liquidation des avances par APJV (régularisation dans le journal comptable), assurer le nettoyage des vouchers avec exception de la réintégration afin d’éviter un impact négatif sur le dashboard ;
  • Maintenir un système de classement et d’archivage des documents er rapports financiers au sein de l’unité des Finances ;
  • Assurer toute autre tâche selon les besoins et sur demande du coordinateur de programme.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

- Diplôme universitaire de niveau baccalauréat/licence en Comptabilité et/ou en Finances.

Required experience
60 Months
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

Nombre d’année d’expérience :

  • Au moins 5 années d’expérience, au niveau national ou international, dans le domaine des finances, avec des responsabilités graduelles.

  • Expérience dans une organisation internationale et/ou expérience des mécanismes de gestion du système des Nations Unies constitue(nt) un avantage certain ;

  • Une connaissance de IPSAS et/ou de IFRS est souhaitable

  • Connaissance de la thématique et des outils d’analyse genre serait un plus.

Langue(s) : Excellente maitrise du français. Connaissance de l’anglais un atout.

Permis de conduire : No

Capacité informatique :

  • Expérience professionnelle avérée dans l’utilisation des ordinateurs et des logiciels de bureau (MS Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, etc.), et une connaissance avancée des tableurs et bases de données, une expérience dans l’utilisation de sites WEB basés sur les systèmes de gestion ainsi qu’une bonne maitrise des logiciels de gestion financière, de préférence PeopleSoft;.

  • Connaissances des systèmes de gestion sur internet ;

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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 créé, 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 : 26 - 09 - 2021
Regional Family Liaison Officer Int. Specialist WFP Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001957-10620
Open

Regional Family Liaison Officer

Regional Family Liaison Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
WFP
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
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

The Regional Family Liaison Officer will have a dual reporting line: administratively, RBFLO reports to Regional Staff Counsellor; and technically, RBFLO reports to Global Family Liaison Officer. The position will be based in Nairobi and have a regional remit. Travel is required to remote and difficult locations.

The RFLO will drive various programmes and interventions. These would expand in scope in line with the findings of surveys and focus groups. They would include but not be limited to:

  • Identifying needs, advocating and implementing creative solutions to support families to fulfil the WFP goals of inclusivity and to ensure dependants and families feel supported wherever they are located.
  • Facilitating social support through local WFP FLOCK groups to help alleviate the acute stress and isolation common during relocation or when families have to live at distance from the WFP staff member. (supporting the global Facebook group and database and the creation of local social media groups where appropriate).
  • Identifying local resources for families (mental health professionals, specialized services for children with special needs, schools, shelters, social organizations for spouses, training opportunities - language, employment networks).
  • Outreach and creation of external partnerships that can further improve support to WFP staff and their families.
  • Working across functions to maximize support to families and advocate for their needs (HR, security, admin) and acting as a liaison within the Region for family issues.
  • Contributing to developing family pages for the local pages of the WFP Wellbeing Platform/App and other communication platforms.
  • Participating in developing specific projects and programmes and raising awareness on topics such as domestic abuse/ parenting.
  • Participating in the Regional and targeted Country Wellness Committees and advocating for family activities
  • Counselling services for dependents or with staff on family specific issues

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Doctorate, Masters or equivalent) in Clinical or Counselling Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Social Work or demonstrably equivalent studies from a recognized institution.

Additional training or certification in a broad range of related fields, such as alcohol/substance abuse, resilience, cross-cultural communication, conflict resolution, mediation, trauma, project management, communication etc. will be an advantage

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum three (3) years of progressively responsible professional post graduate experience relevant to the field is required.
  • Demonstrated experience working with families is essential.
  • International experience is an added value.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written and presentations).
  • Ability to identify needs and suggest and/or develop appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients at all levels of WFP as well as external entities.
  • 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
  • Must be an excellent team player and value working with a multidisciplinary and culturally diverse team.
  • Ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
General human medicine (with clinical experience)
Area of expertise details

Clinical or Counselling Psychology, Psychiatry, Clinical Social Work

Driving license
Competencies values
Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 22 September 2021
Youth and Education Officer Int. Specialist UNEP Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001958-10638
Open

Youth and Education Officer

Youth and Education Officer

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief, Youth, Education and Advocacy Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will work on:

  1. Coordinator of the UNEP sports program:
  • International Olympic Committee(OIC) partnership: With colleagues in UNEP and IOC, work to ensure the 2021 / 2022 workplan is delivered and seek out new opportunities to build out this collaboration and define the next workplan.
  • Sport Report: Project manage the delivery of a new annual report with a range of partners that will seek to outline how sport can act on the climate / nature crisis.
  • Sport for Nature: Project lead the creation of a new Sports for Nature Alliance with the International Olympic Committee and other partners, which would raise the profile of sport on this agenda in the build-up to Paris 2024, and beyond.
  • Other sports initiatives: With others, consider new relationships on a case-by-case basis to take forward that would support the objectives of the new 5 year UNEP Medium Term Strategy (which focuses on climate, nature and pollution) with sport as a medium for action / awareness on this agenda.
  • Raising the profile of this agenda internally / externally: Raise the profile of UNEPs work with sport inside UNEP, with other UN partners and at key external moments during the course of the year, including a new Ambassador work plan.

  1. Develop substantive paperwork on other agendas as / when required:
  • Fundraising: Consider how funding for this work could be taken forward with other key partners;
  • New opportunities and initiatives: Provide substantive ideas on other analogous opportunities, such as sport / video gaming, with other members of the team at key spike moments during the year.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree in communications, international relations, political science or sports related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum five years of work experience in communication or related fields.
  • UN experience will be an asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other communications related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Communication, Creativity, 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: 23 September 2021
Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control Officer Int. Specialist UNEP Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001960-10647
Open

Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control Officer

Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Control Officer

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Enterprise Risk Management Officer or her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV should have the following qualifications/requirements:

  • Coordinate audit, evaluation, review and stakeholder reporting responses across divisions, including the management of response systems and quarterly reviews for various internal and external auditing bodies.
  • Remediation and response planning for Internal Controls, including the issuance of the annual Statement of Internal Control (SIC).
  • Project support for the implementation of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework, including period risk assessments, which involve the identification, description, analysis and estimation of corporate risks and the design of a tailored UNEP Risk Universe and Dashboard.
  • Assist in the coordination and monitoring of Risk Treatment and Response plans defined for high priority corporate risks.
  • Assist the ERM/IC Officer on external risk reporting to stakeholders and assist in the preparation and finalization of various risk tools and visualizations.
  • 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 area related to business or public administration, management, finance or accounting;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years relevant work experience
  • Strong editing, writing, reporting, analytical and evaluation skills;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Acrobat DC, social media, and others).
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit
Area of expertise details

public administration, management, finance or accounting;

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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: 23 September 2021
Humanitarian Affairs Officer Int. Specialist UNOCHA Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001961-10648
Open

Humanitarian Affairs Officer

Humanitarian Affairs Officer

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

Under the direct supervision of Head of Emergency Preparedness and Response the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support coordinated humanitarian operational preparedness for, and response to, emergencies in the region, including through frontline surge, and support (remote and in-person) for the development of relevant products such as contingency plans, the Humanitarian Programme Cycle, flash updates, humanitarian financing (e.g. CERF) etc.
  • Monitor, analyse and report on humanitarian developments, disaster relief/management or emergency situations in assigned areas of Southern and Eastern Africa;
  • Follow developments in countries assigned by the supervisor, keep relevant country profiles up-to-date, interact with the Resident Coordinator’s Office coordination specialist for assigned countries, and highlight any issues of concern to feed into the daily operational update.
  • Provide frontline surge in response to new emergencies, the escalation of existing emergencies and/or fill critical gaps.
  • Make contacts and nurture relationships with key interlocuters in your countries of responsibility and thematic areas.
  • Develop or feed into any country/thematic reports/documents that might be required e.g. snapshots, outlooks, sitreps, etc.
  • Assist in the production of appeals for international assistance - including Humanitarian Needs Overviews, Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals - in the region;
  • Organize and participate in meetings, conferences and consultations with other agencies and partners on humanitarian and emergency relief-related matters in the region;
  • Support the RCO in the preparation of relevant CERF reports in countries under ROSEA’s coverage without OCHA country offices.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Humanitarian or development studies, political science, social science, law, international studies, or a related field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in humanitarian/emergency response, human rights, international development, public diplomacy, or other relevant programmes are required. In addition:
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English. Fluency in French and/or Portuguese is desired.
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Sound security awareness.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights
Area of expertise details

Humanitarian/emergency response, Human Rights, International Development, Public Diplomacy

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
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Programme Officer Int. Specialist UNEP Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001964-10649
Open

Programme Officer

Programme Officer

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

Under the direct supervision of Director of Governance Affairs Office the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Develop innovative outreach and communication material targeting main stakeholders served by the Governance Affairs Office.
  • Draft and edit web based newsletters such as the weekly update on activities of the Governance Affairs Office to the Communications Division, with coordination with the Director and other staff members.
  • Carrying out research, analysis and drafting of documents, and ability to present data in visually attractive format; presenting data to support decision making processes.
  • Manage website content and social media engagement for the GAO led events with high level /government representatives, civil society and private sector in close coordination with the different Units of the Digital Strategy section of the Communication Division.
  • Coordinate with the Communication Division the curation and dissemination of updates of UNEP’s work to member States and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate with the Communication Division the content, production, management and updates related to the main and side events of the UN Environment Assembly and the UNEP 50th anniversary celebrations.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Communications/International Relations, Public Administration or related education to the assignment

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Knowledge of website content management and social media engagement. Knowledge on publication is an added advantage.

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

Knowledge of website content management and social media engagement

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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 23 September 2021:
Chargé de la Communication Int. Specialist WHO Madagascar
VMAM Code
MDGR000157-10609
Open

Chargé de la Communication

Chargé de la Communication

International Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Madagascar
Location, Country
Antananarivo (MDG)
Language skills
English
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

Dans le cadre de l’orientation stratégique de l’OMS au niveau national, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies devra établir un plan harmonieux de communication et de sensibilisation, mettant en lumière l’action de l’OMS sur le terrain et faisant ressortir les réalisations et les résultats obtenus grâce aux efforts du bureau de Madagascar.
Responsabilités :
1. Recenser les sujets d’intérêt de manière à développer et à renforcer les activités médiatiques et de communication réalisées dans le cadre des efforts de l’OMS au niveau national. Concevoir des matériels et des outils de communication de pointe, puis assurer la diffusion rapide et en temps voulu de l’information vers tous les partenaires.
2. Collaborer avec le responsable de la gestion des projets (PMO/RM) du bureau de l’OMS à Madagascar afin de concevoir un ensemble de nouveaux documents de sensibilisation destinés à informer les parties prenantes et le grand public de la riposte menée par l’OMS. En outre, développer conjointement, selon le besoin, des outils médiatiques de haute qualité, allant du matériel audiovisuel et photographique, des imprimés, des programmes télévisés et radiodiffusés, à des présentations multimédia, aux réseaux sociaux, aux vidéos et communiqués de presse et à des bulletins d’information, entre autres, le but étant de promouvoir la visibilité, les réalisations et les réussites de l’OMS.
3. Se mettre en rapport avec la presse et les médias afin de diffuser des informations concernant l’action de l’OMS et les activités pertinentes telles que les ampagnes de l’Organisation, et susciter une prise de conscience accrue sur ces sujets. Créer des opportunités d’entrevue et de court métrage visant à renforcer la visibilité des réalisations de l’OMS par l’entremise de la radio, de la télévision et de la presse écrite, pour ne citer que ces moyens.
4. Diriger la conception et la maintenance du contenu des sites internet relatifs aux situations d’urgence, conformément aux lignes directrices et aux normes en vigueur au sein de l’Organisation, pour veiller à ce que l’approche adoptée reste cohérente.
Effectuer un examen critique puis améliorer les contenus, l’architecture et la conception.
5. Effectuer des recherches puis rédiger des articles et des messages contenant des faits tirés de situations réelles.
6. Préparer des articles de sensibilisation et de communication et des exposés que l’équipe de mobilisation des ressources exploitera pour convaincre les donateurs et les exhorter à financer rapidement la riposte menée par le secteur de la santé en faveur des populations touchées.
7. Collaborer avec tous les acteurs pertinents, notamment le groupe de responsabilité sectorielle Santé, le Bureau régional et le bureau pays, les autres départements de l’OMS, les organisations du système des Nations Unies et d’autres partenaires, afin d’identifier et de créer des possibilités de communication, puis de préparer des campagnes de communication sur des sujets spécifiques.
8. Représenter le bureau pays de l’OMS au sein du groupe de communication des Nations Unies et fournir un soutien technique approprié si nécessaire.
9. Organiser des activités et des réunions de sensibilisation pour accroitre la visibilité de l’OMS et de l’action menée par le bureau pays.

10. S’acquitter de toutes autres tâches relevant du domaine de la communication qui pourraient être confiées par le supérieur hiérarchique.
11. Soutenir l’élaboration et la mise en oeuvre des plans multirisques en matière de communication, de mobilisation sociale et de sensibilisation.
12. Assister les services du Ministère de la santé et des autorités sanitaires de Madagascar chargées des communications publiques en période de crise, en définissant les sujets à aborder et en rédigeant des communiqués, des déclarations à la presse et tout autre article nécessaire.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Etre titulaire d’un diplôme universitaire dans des disciplines telles que le journalisme et la communication, les relations publiques, la publicité, le marketing ou encore les sciences politiques et sociales ou toute autre discipline connexe offerte par une structure accréditée et reconnue.
Souhaitable : avoir suivi un cursus universitaire supérieur en gestion du développement ou en santé publique ; une formation en techniques de communication avec une spécialisation en conception graphique, en langage visuel ou en utilisation des réseaux sociaux ; ou une formation supplémentaire en communication sur les risques.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Avoir un minimum de deux ans d’expérience connexe, aux niveaux national et/ou international, dans le domaine de la communication ou de la sensibilisation. Justifier d’une expérience en matière de rédaction de documents de sensibilisation et de conception de supports de communication.
Souhaitable : avoir une expérience de travail avec l’OMS, les Nations Unies ou d’autres organisations internationales. Une expérience en matière d’organisation de campagne de sensibilisation et de gestion des processus de publications serait un atout.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Compétences en informatique : avoir une bonne maîtrise de la suite logicielle Microsoft Office, plus précisément des logiciels « Word, Excel, PowerPoint »; avoir une bonne connaissance de la conception graphique, de la conception visuelle, des réseaux sociaux, et des logiciels de création et d’édition de sites Internet.
  • Excellentes aptitudes en matière de planification et d’organisation associées au souci du détail et à la capacité à réaliser des tâches de façon simultanée et à travailler sous pression.
  • Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles complétées par une bonne aptitude à conceptualiser des idées et à rechercher le consensus; des qualités telles que la diplomatie, la courtoisie et la capacité à travailler dans un environnement multiculturel seraient un avantage.
  • La capacité à sortir des sentiers battus et à présenter des idées innovantes sur le plan de la communication. Être en mesure de concevoir des supports de communication et de mettre en oeuvre des stratégies.
  • Comprendre la mission d’appui de l’OMS du pays dans le domaine de la santé.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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 créé, 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 : 26 - 09 - 2021
Associate Settlement Planning Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Malawi
VMAM Code
MWIR000122-10555
Open

Associate Settlement Planning Officer

Associate Settlement Planning Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Malawi
Location, Country
Lilongwe (MWI)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 October 2021
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Senior Durable Solutions Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Settlement Planning Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assess and confirm the feasibility of setting up camps for refugees in accordance with international recognised criteria of accessibility, security, water resources and type of terrain. Assess potential expansion of existing site as needed. Produce drawings of camps including infrastructure based on field data collected by GPS.
  • Work in close coordination with relevant local Government Ministries and relevant Departments to ensure that technical factors related to natural resources, local law issues, protection of environment, land property issues and local communities land use are included in any assessment.
  • Develop site planning and its implementation modalities, including construction of communal infrastructures, taking into account overall needs of target groups, their cultural preferences and the concerns of the local communities.
  • Ensure that camp design takes into consideration protection concerns including those related to gender-based violence and potential discrimination of persons with specific needs.
  • Ensure that site designs take into consideration security concerns (especially those of women and children) and plan adequate location for all required infrastructure.
  • Assist development and implementation of UNHCR programs through analysis of budgetary implications of technical inputs. Provide cost estimations of technical activities, including development of bill of quantities for construction of infrastructure and other works.
  • Work in close collaboration with UNHCR partners in each site/camp to facilitate achievement of international standards.
  • Develop adequate tools for monitoring technical activities and provide regular monitoring and evaluation of implementation by UNHCR partners, including assessment of contracting procedures.
  • Provide technical guidance to UNHCR management and to partners, including establishment of adequate strategy for care and maintenance of the transit centres/camps and their associated infrastructure.
  • Provide regular technical reports, including specific progress reports on status of the implementation.
  • Assist UNHCR office with any other technical related issues as required by the Supervisor.
  • Ensure use of participatory and community-based approaches in the planning and implementation of projects, ensuring that humanitarian responses build on local capacity.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: A bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction, Urban Planning is required

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • At least 3 years of professional work experience in refugee programmes or similar humanitarian operations including planning sites for refugee settlement, camp infrastructure and related technical issues.
  • Excellent oral and written skills, excellent drafting, formulation and reporting skills are a requirement.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill, culturally and socially sensitive; ability to collaboratively work a team of various background
  • Proficient in use of computer applications and knowledge of settlement planning tools e.g. AutoCAD & GIS.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision, ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Sound security awareness.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details
  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNHCR; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNHCR procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNHCR in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNHCR mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

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: 23 September 2021
Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Malawi
VMAM Code
MWIR000125-10621
Open

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Malawi
Location, Country
Lilongwe (MWI)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 January 2022
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
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details
  • Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
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: 22 September 2021