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Youth Engagement Officer Nat. Youth UNICEF Paraguay
VMAM Code
PRYR000014-10122
Open

Youth Engagement Officer

Youth Engagement Officer

National Youth
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Paraguay
Location, Country
Asuncion (PRY)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Adolescent Development and Participation (ADAP) Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Youth Engagement Officer will:
• In close coordination with the partner Universities, facilitate the recruitment and organization of new volunteer groups.
• In collaboration with stakeholders, coordinate and facilitate training processes of volunteers: design the methodologies, prepare training materials, and organize workshops.
• Provide technical and operational support to groups of volunteers in the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of their projects and activities, online or in the field.
• Ensure the connection between the projects implemented by volunteers and the priorities of UNICEF Country Office, facilitating the coordination with the programme area.
• Coordinate and take part in field visits to ensure the quality of the activities and provide technical support to both the Universities and volunteer groups.
• Collaborating with group coordinators, facilitate communication between UNICEF, volunteers, and Universities using online and offline channels.
• Help with the organization of events to make visible and recognize the achievements of the volunteers’ interventions.
• Contribute to the documentation of UNICEF Paraguay volunteer strategy: provision of inputs and drafting of documents for internal and external communication purposes.
• With the support of the Monitoring and Evaluation Team, maintain appropriate indicators for the monitoring and evaluation framework of the strategy.
• Support knowledge management products to document the progress, achievements and lessons learned of the volunteer programme.
• Provide timely assistance during the planning, monitoring, and reporting processes of UNICEF Country Office.
• Support in managing the relationships with internal (communication, operations, etc.) external (communication agency, supplies provider, etc.) stakeholders.
• Any other related tasks as may be require.

***This opportunity is for 2 positions in Asuncion and Ciudad del Este.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
• Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
• Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
• Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
• Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
• Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
• Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

-Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, International Relations, Communication, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or any other relevant field.
- A Master’s Degree in any relevant field is an advantage.

Experience remark

-At least 0-2 years of accumulated professional work experience at the national and/or international level in areas related to youth engagement, social project management, community development, children’s rights and/or international cooperation, or other relevant programmes;
- Experience working in the UN or other international development organization or NGO; experience working on social innovation and skills development is considered an asset;
- Experience working with Universities or other higher education institutions is an asset.

Skills:
- Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
- Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
- Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
- Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
- Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
- Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
- Have affinity with or interest in working with young people, capacity building, prevention of violence, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
- Past experiences and/or competencies in facilitating workshops and activities, especially with young people, is an asset;
- Show interest for the mandate of UNICEF, more specifically the promotion of children’s rights.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details

-At least 0-2 years of accumulated professional work experience at the national and/or international level in areas related to youth engagement, social project management, community development, children’s rights and/or international cooperation, or other relevant programmes;
- Experience working in the UN or other international development organization or NGO; experience working on social innovation and skills development is considered an asset;
- Experience working with Universities or other higher education institutions is an asset.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. ¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar. Fecha límite para postularse: 28 Julio 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Nutrition Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000162-10064
Open

Nutrition Assistant

Nutrition Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of [Programme Policy Officer] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [ Nutritionist] will:

  • Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various nutrition related activities and processes supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
  • Participate in regular field visits and meetings to gather and verify information needed to understand the needs of the most vulnerable communities and targeted groups.
  • Sensitize WFP’s beneficiaries and local communities on nutrition information and be able to answer any nutrition queries raised by the beneficiaries at the community level as advised by the direct supervisor
  • Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organized and readily available.
  • Support the management and implementation of the community level nutrition projects to ensure that the various nutrition activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
  • Prepare a range of reports by reviewing and interpreting analyzed data (e.g. project status, performance)
  • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data for the nutrition projects and ensure consistency of information presented to partners.
  • Closely collaborate with functional units to support effective collaboration, implementation, and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  • Coordinate and connect with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to implement and follow up on community activities.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and field visits to project sites for evaluating project efficiency, identifying problems, and instituting corrective measures.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Nutrition, International Health & Nutrition, Public Health & Nutrition Policy and Management, Family Health & Nutrition, or Food Technology. Advanced degree is an asset. or area related to nutrition and community projects.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1- 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in nutrition projects, or other relevant programmes;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Food safety and nutrition
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS 3,780. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021
IT Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000164-10063
Open

IT Assistant

IT Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
Gaza (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the head of Gaza Office, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Provide WFP Gaza office with ICT support services in compliance with WFP IT Hardware and software standards.
  • Compliance with WFP information security and data protection rules.
  • Maintain a backup plan to backup all WFP Gaza office data and mail files on daily basis.
  • Monitor network of WFP Gaza office for viruses, intrusions, and any other mal-functions.
  • Provide support to WFP TEC unit when upgrading to a new version of Windows, Windows Server, MS Office 365 or other software products.
  • Provide support to WFP TEC unit to implement an ICT Business Continuity and Disaster-Recovery Plan (BC/DRP) for WFP Gaza office including Gaza DRP Offsite located in UNRWA premises.
  • Work with WFP TEC unit with emerging plan to expand or activate the Emergency Operation Center (ECC) and Operation rooms located or to be located in Gaza UNDP/UNSCO/UNRWA premises.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or Information technology (IT )

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1-2 years working experience, including network administration, support to management of hardware and software platforms, telecommunications facilities, knowledge of Windows-based applications/servers.
  • Relevant certifications in hardware and software management and application, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) is an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of Windows domains and Services such as but not limited to Active Directory, File and Print Servers, and Domain functions (e.g. DC; DHCP; DNS).
  • Sound knowledge in IT Security measures and products, such as Windows Defender (ATP); and Anti-Malware/Anti-Spyware, and Ransomware and Cyper Security protection.
  • Sound knowledge in Cloud storage and solutions (e.g., OneDrive, Azure). As well as Cloud collaboration software (e.g. Skype, Skype for Business, TEAMs, and ZOOM, ..etc)
  • MCSE, CCNA certified employees are advantage.
  • Sound knowledge in Database systems (Access, SQL Server 2016/2019, and Oracle).
  • Sound Knowledge in HP, and Cisco routers switches and firewall configuration.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft .net technology (ASPX and C#).
  • Sound knowledge of Web application design.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration, Database design, administration and maintenance
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS 3843.34 including wellbeing differential payment. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Gaza will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021
Communications Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000163-10065
Open

Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Communications or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications Assistant will:

  1. Conceptualize and suport the design of visuals, infographics and data vizualisations for a range of products and materials for WFP Palestine’s internal and external communications
  • Using input from the Communications team, transform communications messages into infographics or other graphic products in a professional, appealing and timely manner;
  • Draft and layout annual reports, formal publications such as case studies or technical research and ensure that key messages come across clearly and in an interesting way;
  • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations/briefings to convey food security messages in simple and comprehendible manner;
  • Provide genuine and well-thought out ideas for complex issues across a range of audiences for WFP’s internal and external communications products.

  1. Maintain and strengthen WFP Palestine CO branding, reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Safeguard and ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with the graphic guidelines provided by WFP globally;
  • Understand, keep current with, and apply data visualization techniques and strategies for data in all media.

  1. Support in the Design and layout of information products including routine public reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Support and lead the design process of reports and presentations for printing, electronic distribution and in-person delivery;
  • Layout weekly, monthly and other recurrent reports in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Draft a Design templates for new publications and products in line with graphic guidelines and in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Maintain templates (Word, PowerPoint etc) and give technical support to use those templates among the team;
  • Improve and edit art-works, photos, charts and other graphic elements;
  • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining the photo archive.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field; OR Vocational deploma in the graphic design field
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1-2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field, or other relevant programmes; experience with desktop publishing is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Proven track record in designing visually engaging infographics on complex issues including qualitative and quantitative research and evidence is an asset.
  • Good knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics/fact graphs (for print and digital), data visualization
  • Experience in digital animation is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Food Security, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Web and graphic design
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS3,780. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021