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Gestor/a de Asistencia Legal Nat. Specialist IOM Ecuador
VMAM Code
ECUR000891-10603
Open

Gestor/a de Asistencia Legal

Gestor/a de Asistencia Legal

National Specialist
Host entity
IOM
Country
Ecuador
Location, Country
Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Lago Agrio (Sucumbios), Manta, Tulcan, Huaquillas (ECU)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de la Coordinadora de Gestión Fronteriza y Manejo de la Información o su representante designada/o, la/el Voluntaria/o de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Apoyar en la implementación de la estrategia de intervenciones de los programas del área de Gestión Fronteriza y Manejo de la Información de OIM, asistiendo en las actividades de examinación, identificación y derivación de casos a través de la asistencia legal directa a población de interés de la OIM.
  2. Asegurar el cumplimiento de las políticas, herramientas, manuales y directrices de la OIM.
  3. Implementar las actividades enmarcadas en los proyectos de acuerdo al plan de acción de la OIM.
  4. Provisión de información y orientación a la población en movilidad humana.
  5. Brindar asesoría jurídica con respecto a la vulneración de derechos y acceso efectivo a la justicia.
  6. Brindar asesoría legal respecto al acceso a derechos (salud, educación, laboral, medios de vida, servicios de justicia) a población en movilidad humana sobre procesos de registro y regularización en Ecuador.
  7. Derivar los casos identificados y que requieran atención prioritaria a las entidades gubernamentales correspondientes acorde al requerimiento.
  8. Identificar, documentar y realizar el respectivo seguimiento a casos atendidos y derivados.
  9. Realizar actividades orientadas a brindar asistencia y participar en actividades de capacitación y de carácter territorial.
  10. Elaborar reportes sobre las actividades realizadas.
  11. Ingresar información y mantener actualizada la base de datos de población beneficiaria de la OIM.
  12. Elaborar documentos sobre los principales obstáculos que enfrenta la población para acceder a los derechos, tendencias y tipologías de casos, y sobre estrategias de intervención.
  13. Prestar apoyo si se requiere a las actividades lideradas por otras áreas de la OIM, en la entrega de asistencia humanitaria directa, en comunicación con programas y socios implementadores de la OIM; organismos de cooperación, las ONG y las instituciones públicas a nivel local.
  14. Asistir con la recopilación de información diaria sobre la asistencia que brinda la OIM y el trabajo realizado en terreno a la coordinación y al jefe de oficina.
  15. Realizar un monitoreo constante de la calidad, cantidad y pertinencia de la asistencia brindada por la OIM, mediante matrices, encuestas y mecanismos de retroalimentación.
  16. Contribuir en la preparación y participar en reuniones internas y externas, y asistir en la preparación de presentaciones, ayudas memorias, protocolos y similares;
  17. Contribuir a la transversalización del enfoque de protección en la asistencia humanitaria. (1) seguridad y dignidad, (2) acceso efectivo, (3) rendición de cuentas y (4) participación y empoderamiento de las comunidades afectadas dentro de la asistencia a ser brindada.
  18. Participar activamente en los espacios de coordinación sobre Gestión Fronteriza y Manejo de la Información de la OIM.
  19. Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por la Coordinadora del Área y/o Jefe de Oficina local.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Título universitario de grado en un tema relevante a Derecho, Sociología, Trabajo Social, o Ciencias Sociales relacionadas con proyectos y programas de apoyo a población vulnerable.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Al menos 2 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en asistencia humanitaria y emergencias.

Conocimiento general de la realidad nacional, planes nacionales y legislaciones en materia de protección de derechos humanos y migración, así como también sólidos conocimientos de los procesos de tramitología a nivel institucional para temas varios que son requeridos por la población de interés de OIM.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Human rights, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details

Habilidades informáticas sólidas, que incluyen el manejo de aplicaciones de MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Planning and Organizing, 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: 21 Septiembre 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania
Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Quito) Nat. Specialist UNDP Ecuador
VMAM Code
ECUR000892-10633
Open

Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Quito)

Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Quito)

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Ecuador
Location, Country
Quito (ECU)
Language skills
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 15 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco del Proyecto “Expandiendo la Protección Social a Jóvenes en Situación de Informalidad” y bajo la supervisión de la Oficial de Programa del Área de Gobernabilidad y Desarrollo Inclusivo de PNUD y de una persona delegada de CONAFIPS y el Voluntario Especialista de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Programar junto al equipo del proyecto y de la CONAFIPS la ejecución de programas de mercadeo y promoción del FOGEPS y visibilizar el aporte de dichos fondos a la inclusión de la población joven en situación de informalidad.
  2. Apoyar a la CONAFIPS en la promoción del FOGEPS hacia las Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito definidas en la priorización territorial, con el material informativo y las directrices emitidas por la CONAFIPS.
  3. Analizar los procesos de desarrollo de productos financieros y no financieros para Organizaciones del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario en todas sus etapas.
  4. Realizar un levantamiento de información cualitativa sobre el uso del FOGEPS y los hallazgos sobre la aplicación, uso y efectivización del FOGEPS por parte de las COACs.
  5. Realizar informes de seguimiento y una propuesta final de optimización del uso de FOGEPS para las COAC calificadas y de estrategia para captar nuevas COACs.
  6. Prever alianzas estratégicas con las distintas Organizaciones del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario (SFPS).
  7. Cualquier otra actividad relacionada que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Título de Tercer Nivel en Ciencias Económicas, Finanzas, Contabilidad, Administración de Empresas o áreas afines.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

- Experiencia previa en la promoción de instrumentos o productos financieros, preferiblemente de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito.

- De preferencia, experiencia en el desarrollo de instrumentos o ejecución de estrategias relacionadas a la Inclusión Financiera.

- De preferencia, conocimientos sobre la Economía Popular y Solidaria y la normativa básica del sector (Ley Orgánica de Economía Popular y Solidaria y del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario).

- Se valorará conocimientos en Marketing, Estrategia de Negocios y Análisis de bases de datos.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit, Macroeconomics and public finance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

- Persona especializada en finanzas populares e inclusión financiera.

- Contar con una inclinación natural hacia el aprendizaje, con un enfoque interdisciplinario e intercultural.

- Capacidad demostrable para comunicarse verbalmente y por escrito con una amplia gama de socios de manera persuasiva y colaborativa. Interés y motivación por la inclusión económica, y por fortalecer al sector de la Economía Popular y Solidaria.

- De preferencia, conocimiento y experiencia previa en la temática de inclusión financiera en el contexto de Ecuador.

- Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Ambato) Nat. Specialist UNDP Ecuador
VMAM Code
ECUR000893-10631
Open

Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Ambato)

Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Ambato)

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Ecuador
Location, Country
Ambato (ECU)
Language skills
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 15 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco del Proyecto “Expandiendo la Protección Social a Jóvenes en Situación de Informalidad” y bajo la supervisión de la Oficial de Programa del Área de Gobernabilidad y Desarrollo Inclusivo de PNUD y de una persona delegada de CONAFIPS y el Voluntario Especialista de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Programar junto al equipo del proyecto y de la CONAFIPS la ejecución de programas de mercadeo y promoción del FOGEPS y visibilizar el aporte de dichos fondos a la inclusión de la población joven en situación de informalidad.
  2. Apoyar a la CONAFIPS en la promoción del FOGEPS hacia las Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito definidas en la priorización territorial, con el material informativo y las directrices emitidas por la CONAFIPS.
  3. Analizar los procesos de desarrollo de productos financieros y no financieros para Organizaciones del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario en todas sus etapas.
  4. Realizar un levantamiento de información cualitativa sobre el uso del FOGEPS y los hallazgos sobre la aplicación, uso y efectivización del FOGEPS por parte de las COACs.
  5. Realizar informes de seguimiento y una propuesta final de optimización del uso de FOGEPS para las COAC calificadas y de estrategia para captar nuevas COACs.
  6. Prever alianzas estratégicas con las distintas Organizaciones del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario (SFPS).
  7. Cualquier otra actividad relacionada que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Título de Tercer Nivel en Ciencias Económicas, Finanzas, Contabilidad, Administración de Empresas o áreas afines.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

- Experiencia previa en la promoción de instrumentos o productos financieros, preferiblemente de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito.

- De preferencia, experiencia en el desarrollo de instrumentos o ejecución de estrategias relacionadas a la Inclusión Financiera.

- De preferencia, conocimientos sobre la Economía Popular y Solidaria y la normativa básica del sector (Ley Orgánica de Economía Popular y Solidaria y del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario).

- Se valorará conocimientos en Marketing, Estrategia de Negocios y Análisis de bases de datos.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit, Macroeconomics and public finance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

- Persona especializada en finanzas populares e inclusión financiera.

- Contar con una inclinación natural hacia el aprendizaje, con un enfoque interdisciplinario e intercultural.

- Capacidad demostrable para comunicarse verbalmente y por escrito con una amplia gama de socios de manera persuasiva y colaborativa. Interés y motivación por la inclusión económica, y por fortalecer al sector de la Economía Popular y Solidaria.

- De preferencia, conocimiento y experiencia previa en la temática de inclusión financiera en el contexto de Ecuador.

- Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Cuenca) Nat. Specialist UNDP Ecuador
VMAM Code
ECUR000894-10632
Open

Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Cuenca)

Especialista en Inclusión Financiera (Cuenca)

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Ecuador
Location, Country
Cuenca (ECU)
Language skills
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 15 December 2021
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

En el marco del Proyecto “Expandiendo la Protección Social a Jóvenes en Situación de Informalidad” y bajo la supervisión de la Oficial de Programa del Área de Gobernabilidad y Desarrollo Inclusivo de PNUD y de una persona delegada de CONAFIPS y el Voluntario Especialista de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Programar junto al equipo del proyecto y de la CONAFIPS la ejecución de programas de mercadeo y promoción del FOGEPS y visibilizar el aporte de dichos fondos a la inclusión de la población joven en situación de informalidad.
  2. Apoyar a la CONAFIPS en la promoción del FOGEPS hacia las Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito definidas en la priorización territorial, con el material informativo y las directrices emitidas por la CONAFIPS.
  3. Analizar los procesos de desarrollo de productos financieros y no financieros para Organizaciones del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario en todas sus etapas.
  4. Realizar un levantamiento de información cualitativa sobre el uso del FOGEPS y los hallazgos sobre la aplicación, uso y efectivización del FOGEPS por parte de las COACs.
  5. Realizar informes de seguimiento y una propuesta final de optimización del uso de FOGEPS para las COAC calificadas y de estrategia para captar nuevas COACs.
  6. Prever alianzas estratégicas con las distintas Organizaciones del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario (SFPS).
  7. Cualquier otra actividad relacionada que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Título de Tercer Nivel en Ciencias Económicas, Finanzas, Contabilidad, Administración de Empresas o áreas afines.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

- Experiencia previa en la promoción de instrumentos o productos financieros, preferiblemente de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito.

- De preferencia, experiencia en el desarrollo de instrumentos o ejecución de estrategias relacionadas a la Inclusión Financiera.

- De preferencia, conocimientos sobre la Economía Popular y Solidaria y la normativa básica del sector (Ley Orgánica de Economía Popular y Solidaria y del Sector Financiero Popular y Solidario).

- Se valorará conocimientos en Marketing, Estrategia de Negocios y Análisis de bases de datos.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Finance, accounting and audit, Macroeconomics and public finance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details

- Persona especializada en finanzas populares e inclusión financiera.

- Contar con una inclinación natural hacia el aprendizaje, con un enfoque interdisciplinario e intercultural.

- Capacidad demostrable para comunicarse verbalmente y por escrito con una amplia gama de socios de manera persuasiva y colaborativa. Interés y motivación por la inclusión económica, y por fortalecer al sector de la Economía Popular y Solidaria.

- De preferencia, conocimiento y experiencia previa en la temática de inclusión financiera en el contexto de Ecuador.

- Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Técnico/a de Implementación Territorial Nat. Specialist UNESCO Ecuador
VMAM Code
ECUR000895-10669
Open

Técnico/a de Implementación Territorial

Técnico/a de Implementación Territorial

National Specialist
Host entity
UNESCO
Country
Ecuador
Location, Country
Guayaquil (ECU)
Language skills
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
15 October 2021
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task
  • Coordinar la implementación de las acciones del MYRP en la provincia de Guayas con los socios implementadores, las instituciones públicas involucradas y los demás actores que se estimen pertinentes.
  • Aportar técnicamente al diseño de acciones a ser implementadas en el marco del MYRP a nivel nacional y en particular para su adecuación y adaptación a la realidad y necesidades de la provincia del Guayas.
  • Dar continuidad al acompañamiento a las instituciones educativas, en la Inclusión en el Sector Educativo, en la provincia de Guayas.
  • Reportar la situación de la gestión territorial en Guayas de manera bimensual a través de informes de avances y monitoreo de los objetivos planteados por la coordinación territorial.
  • Formar parte activa de las reuniones de coordinación general buscando promover la optimización de los recursos y resultados esperados.
  • Informar sobre las alertas territoriales y realizar las respectivas recomendaciones de resolución para la efectiva implementación de todas las acciones en territorio.

Tareas adicionales:

  • Considerar los avances de la coordinación de gestión de conocimiento, monitoreo y evaluación del programa y avanzar de manera articulada con el equipo de coordinación territorial.
  • Contribuir al seguimiento de la coordinación territorial del programa y del monitoreo de sus resultados en Guayas, manteniendo estrecha coordinación con los espacios de coordinación interinstitucional locales y el equipo del Ministerio de Educación en sus niveles desconcentrados. Todo ello, en articulación con la coordinación territorial del Programa.
  • Servir como punto de enlace entre las contrapartes y socios implementadores de la UNESCO que tendrán acciones en la provincia de Guayas, así como la coordinación entre las acciones que desarrollen los distintos miembros del GTRM a nivel local y el GTE.
  • Garantizar que se mantenga un enfoque de género en todas las actividades, incluidas las actividades específicas.
  • Preparar información para las reuniones bimensuales y comunicaciones periódicas del Programa, considerando la implementación territorial del Programa en Guayas.
  • Asegurar el cumplimiento de protocolos, normas y procedimientos administrativos financieros y de los reportes que fueran requeridos.
  • Otras funciones necesarias para la óptima ejecución del Programa y para el correcto posicionamiento de la UNESCO en la provincia del Guayas.
  • Aportes al área de comunicación y posicionamiento del MYRP por medio de aportes a los boletines, información de los avances provinciales y otras iniciativas de comunicación desde el territorio.
  • Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Título de tercer nivel en Ciencias de la Educación, Pedagogía, Psicología, Psicología Educativa, Derecho o afines.

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

Experiencia mínima de 4 años en cargos de acción en programas de desarrollo

Al menos 2 años de experiencia en programas vinculados a educación

Experiencia en capacitación y formación en temas relacionados a Derechos Humanos, enfoques de igualdad y no discriminación, derechos de niñez y adolescencia, prevención de la violencia, género, o similares.

Experiencia demostrada en implementación de proyectos de desarrollo e inclusión de personas en situación de migración, refugio y/o otras condiciones de vulnerabilidad.

Experiencia de trabajo en la ciudad de Guayaquil y conocimiento del contexto y los actores locales en el ámbito educativo.

Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Development programme/project administration, Other educational, teaching or training experience
Area of expertise details

Conocimientos informáticos en manejo de Word, Excel y Power Point

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Vision
Child Protection Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001895-9575
Open

Child Protection Officer

Child Protection Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
English
Kiswahili
Expected Starting Date
14 June 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Support programme planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting for the overall Child Protection programme with focus on the Violence Against Children (VAC) output area in particular

  • Contribute to the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of child protection programmes particularly related to programmes aimed at ending Violence Against Children (VAC), including addressing harmful practices and online abuse and exploitation.
  • Contribute to formulate, design and prepare project proposals, ensuring alignment with UNICEF’s overall Strategic Plans and the Country Programme, as well as coherence and integration with the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Support monitoring of programmes/projects through field visits (including remote monitoring in line with COVID 19 safeguarding measures) and exchange of information with partners to assess progress, identify bottlenecks, potential problems and child protection risks. Make recommendations accordingly to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution. Document best practices and lessons learned.

  • Collaborate with Government, UN agencies, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and UNICEF zonal offices on planning and implementation of activities, especially in relation to the dissemination of the Violence against Children survey results and National Prevention and Response Plan. Ensure organizational priorities are fully considered and integrated in development planning and agenda setting.

  • Monitor and verify the optimal and appropriate use of programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets) in compliance with organizational rules, regulations, procedures, donor commitments, as well as standards of accountability and integrity. Ensure timely reporting and liquidation of funds advanced to implementing partners.

  • Support monitoring, data collection and reporting against the Child Protection Section annual workplan and the office Annual Management Plan indicators. This will also entail mobilizing funding in support of planned activities, promoting visibility and advocacy for the protection and well-being of children in humanitarian context
  • Support strengthening monitoring, data collection and reporting of the implementation of the ‘National Prevention and Response Plan on Violence against Children 2019 – 2023’ (NPRP on VAC) and provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners with regards to the implementation of the NPRP on VAC and any related activities.
  • Work with the Child Protection Specialist in strengthening the Technical Working Group on the National Parenting Progamme for effective coordination, implementation of the national parenting programme, and for leveraging of resources.
  • Provide technical and operational support to the National Technical Working Group to develop the National Parenting Programme, including the development of Programme Guidelines, a National Parenting Manual, a Facilitator’s Manual and a Roadmap to scale out parenting programme in the country, and any other programme related documents and activities as needs be.
  • Support work to address online protection of children, including implementation of the National Plan of Action which is being finalized as well as other remaining activities and initiatives under a multi year project on child online protection which is coming to an end in the end of 2021.
  • Support with the coordination, monitoring and reporting on programme results for the section and develop harmonized tools for data collection, consolidation, manipulation and visualization. Collect and consolidate data for donor proposals and reports and both internal and external reporting exercises.
  • Support other programme activities related to child protection and integrated initiatives as required by the supervisor

  • Contribute to integrating cross-cutting issues into the child protection programme, i.e. gender, communication for development, adolescents, livelihoods opportunities, Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA), advocacy as well as enhancing cross-sectoral coordination and collaboration.

Support the implementation of child protection components of the ‘Nutrition Improvement in Children through Cash and Health Education (NICHE) II’ project, including the provision of technical and operational support during the planning and rollout of trainings and sensitization efforts to promote positive parenting for violence prevention and alternative family based care and to strengthen the capacity of community-based child protection mechanisms to respond to violence.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A University Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Law or any other relevant technical field is required; a Master’s degree is an added advantage

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: social work, child protection, gender-based violence (GBV), early childhood development, adolescent programming, community development and/or humanitarian work, planning and management of programmes in relevant area, monitoring and evaluation, or any other related field ;
  • Demonstrated experience and/or interest in contributing to and promoting early childhood development and the importance of positive parenting and enabling environments, especially in relation to child protection and child rights;
  • Good analytical skills and understanding and experience in collecting and analysing data, generating visual tools, drafting policies and guidelines;
  • Experience with multi-stakeholder engagement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written, oral) in English;
  • Demonstrated track record in report writing and documentation;
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse professional backgrounds;
  • Experience in grant management is an advantage;

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kiswahili(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Social work, Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform
Area of expertise details

Social Work, Psychology, Development Studies, Social Sciences, Law

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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: 20 September 2021
Communication for Development Officer - Polio Nat. Specialist UNICEF Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001945-10412
Open

Communication for Development Officer - Polio

Communication for Development Officer - Polio

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Lodwar (KEN)
Language skills
English
Kiswahili
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Communication for Development Specialist for Health, (Nairobi)/ Helath Specialist/Officer Garissa arissa Field Office / Health Specialist/Officer Lodwar Field Office, the UN Volunteers will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide technical support to the C4D specialist for Health (based in Nairobi), the Health Specialist/Officer based in Nairobi and Garissa / Lodwar Field Office.
  • Support MoH, Health Promotion and community health Units in coordination of integrated behaviour change communication interventions at national and selected counties.
  • Support establish contextualized approaches to increase acceptance and uptake of new vaccines.
  • Support planning, implementation and monitoring of Advocacy, Communication and Social Mobilization activities during campaigns including Polio Campaigns and other routine immunization campaigns.
  • Support UNICEF-GAVI focus counties in development and implementation of county specific communication plans.
  • Support the develop and contextualization of training materials and activities to build capacity in participatory & social and behavior change communication in support of Immunization.
  • Support counties in implementation of Nomadic strategies for Routine and Supplemental Immunization campaigns.
  • Strengthen county level coordination mechanisms among MOH and partners involved in immunization and communication for development activities.
  • Any other duty assigned by the C4D Manager or C4D Health Specialist
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University Degree in Environment/Public Health, Social Science or any other relevant field of discipline

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2 years’ experience in the areas of communication for development planning, media and material development, preferably in the area of communication for the Immunization and outbreak response programme.

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

Communication for development planning, media and material development, preferably in the area of communication for the Immunization and outbreak response programme.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, 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’ 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: 21 September 2021
Gender and Disability Inclusion Assistant Nat. University UNICEF Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001952-10553
Open

Gender and Disability Inclusion Assistant

Gender and Disability Inclusion Assistant

National University
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
English
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. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Deputy Representative, the National UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the coordination mechanisms between UNICEF sections implementing disability inclusion interventions (disability inclusive education, WASH facilities, social protection and child protection project interventions). This includes planning of monitoring meetings to track progress being achieved as per the programme document;
  • Organise the secretariate of the Gender and Disability Inclusion Working Group once established;
  • Document success stories achieved in different sectors on gender transformative agenda and disability inclusion;
  • Support the Gender Consultant in her overall responsibilities of building evidence on the implementation of Gender Programmatic Review Recommendations
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Gender Studies, Sociology or Anthropology

Experience remark

Any relevant experience in gender or persons with disability related issues is an asset

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Planning and Organizing, 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 for to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 20 September 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