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Associate Protection Officer (Community-Based) Int. Specialist UNHCR Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000748-10091
Open

Associate Protection Officer (Community-Based)

Associate Protection Officer (Community-Based)

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

Under the direct supervision of Associate Protection Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Be fully informed about community structures and the protection and security situation of the population of concern and develop strong links with a cross-section of members of refugee/Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)/stateless communities, using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach;
  • Through relationships with persons of concern and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management. Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable community work to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Assist in supporting consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Provide technical guidance and support to UNHCR and partners and implement and oversee Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on all community-based protection related issues;
  • Support the design, implementation and evaluation of protection centred and solutions oriented programming with implementing and operational partners guaranteeing that community-owned activities are integrated;
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Support the Operation's work to ensure the protection strategy is fully integrated into the Country Operations Plan, the UN Development and Assistance Framework (UNDAF), the Humanitarian Country Team’s common humanitarian action plan where applicable;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Ensure community understanding of UNHCR's commitment to deliver on accountability and quality assurance in its response;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, and Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines.

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 4 years (2 years with Advanced University degree) relevant professional experience, including in the areas of community based protection, community services, social work, and human rights.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help refugees and willingness to cooperate with counterparts;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Experience of working with refugees;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.
Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 27 July 2021
Site Engineer Nat. Specialist UNDP Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000749-10109
Open

Site Engineer

Site Engineer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Pemba (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
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 international senior engineer, National Volunteer Site Civl Engineer will undertake the following tasks:

The main obligation of the youth volunteers is to supervise the construction and the rehabilitation works of stabilization projects in Cabo Delgado Province.

  1. Supervision of Stabilization projects:
  • Assist in assessment processes of the targeted locations in order to identify the needed plan including the procedures, items and equipment. Assist the program team to perform daily supervision tasks needed to properly implement the project and raise relevant issues to senior supervisor.
  • Conduct field visits to the different sites in order to identify issues to be followed by the senior engineers and /or to accomplish daily tasks related to the implementation including providing technical advice to the beneficiaries.
  • Assist in submission of the required Bill of Quantities (BoQs) of the relevant renovation and construction activities in coordination and cooperation with the technical teams from the Government.
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings and respond to queries from pot national bidders if related to BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Participate in Technical Review panels for submitted bids and review all bids against the approved BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Assist in the supervision all locations of building and provide updates, recommendation to UNDP accordingly.
  • Assist in Evaluate, check and verify Contractor’s measurements on Site.
  • Assist in Construction Inspection including inspection of materials, equipment’s to be installed.
  • Assist in checking materials received at construction/renovation sites against damages, missing parts and appropriate ratings; ensuring that the materials/equipment provided by the Contractor meets UNDP requirement and standards.
  • Assist in checking construction progress/ completion and the corresponding payments.
  • Assist in Maintaining project construction/rehabilitation records and issue correspondence, certificates, notices and instructions on behalf of UNDP to the contractor as may be required by the provisions of the construction contract documents.
  • Assist the projecr team in preparing daily and progress reports;
  • Follow up on different materials testing and relevant approvals in case needed;
  • Inspection of submitted materials, and follow up on the approval process till finalized;
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Technical assistance for the UNDP stabilization Program in Pemba.
  • Participate in the assessment processes of the targeted locations in order to identify the needed plan including the procedures, items and equipment.
  • Participate in preparing the required tender documents including Bill of Quantities (BoQs), drawings, scope of work, specific conditions and specifications of the relevant renovation and construction activities.
  • Assist in responding to queries arise from procurement unit and review committees related to BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings and assist in responding to queries from pot national bidders if related to BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Participate in Technical Review panels for submitted bids and review all bids against the approved BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Assist in supervise all locations of building and provide updates, recommendation to UNDP
  • participate in checking materials received at construction/renovation sites
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Civil engineer or architect

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience Civil / Arch engineering or architecture is required
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Knowledge of Emakua and/or Shimakonde
  • 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;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other engineering and construction related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
Driving license
Competencies values
Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ 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: 29 July 2021
Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000751-10159
Open

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Pemba (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 with possiblity of extension
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Associate Livelihoods Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant will:

Explore partnerships with relevant stakeholders to enhance economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC. This includes working with economic development agencies to adapt their programmes to become inclusive of UNHCR PoC, working with the private sector to enhance inclusion of UNHCR PoC in their labour force and supply chains, working with financial service providers to enhance financial inclusion, and working with public and private sector service providers to include UNHCR PoC in

  • supporting services (business development, micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social protection, etc.).
  • Support work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, to collect information about the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work.
  • Support the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of the engagement of development programmes.
  • Participate in necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to inform interventions and identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC.
  • In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, work closely with and provide technical assistance on livelihoods interventions to help ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been strategically determined in consideration of its comparative advantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • Prepare field reports and other relevant reports relating to livelihoods and make recommendations for interventions that enhance PoC economic inclusion to the designated officer.
  • Provide overall support to the supervisor including assistance in the organization of meetings, workshops and working sessions.
  • Organize and participate in workshops, training programmes, monitoring visits and working groups with regards to livelihood programming.
  • Draft routine documents contribute to assessments and participate in inter-agency meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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 protection, economic development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

Working knowledge of local languages used in Cabo Delgado is an advantage.

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;

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;

Sound security awareness;

Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ 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: 04 August 2021
Human Resources Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000752-10161
Open

Human Resources Officer

Human Resources Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Maputo (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Human Resources Specialist, the UNV Human Resources Officer will perform the following tasks:

1. Business Partnering

  • Through research of policies and analysis of data, provide support to the HR Business Partners in advising their clients on HR-related needs and developing subsequent plans of action.
  • Provide accurate and timely advice to clients on HR processes and policies, ensuring the highest level of client-orientation.
  • Proactively advise clients on the resolution of human resources issues ensuring equitable and transparent solutions that protects both the staff and organizations interests in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Promote the organizational goals and targets for gender equity and cultural diversity.

2. Strategic Human Resources

  • Liaise with the HQ Divisions, regional and country offices to support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation. Provide feedback and make recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies and processes.
  • Keep abreast, research, benchmark, and implement best and cutting-edge practices in HR management and contribute to the development of global policies, procedures and introduce innovation through sharing of best practices and knowledge learned

3. Support to Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services

  • Provide support to various HR services (recruitment, onboarding, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development etc.) to help the HR department in implementing efficient client services that help either attract, retain and/or motivate staff of the highest caliber.
  • When assigned casework in the relevant area on either a routine or non-routine basis, analyze and synthesize issues and problems, and interpret established, formal guidelines to address and recommend solutions or further actions required.

4. Learning and Capacity Development

  • In collaboration with business owners, support the design and delivery of learning and development plans for staff.
  • Contribute to the mapping of competencies for all staff included in the assigned client portfolio, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the talent pipeline.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Implement onboarding atrategy and actions and provide orientation briefing to new staff.

5. HR Data Analytics

  • Collect, interpret and analyze HR data to help inform decision making on HR processes and strategies.
  • Support the development and implementation of data collection systems to optimize data quality.
  • Coordinate with country offices and partners to provide assistance in their HR information management.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A University Degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology, or another related field is required.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of principles and concepts of human resources management
  • Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations
  • Strong research, planning and organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Technology (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Knowledge of PowerBI is an asset.
  • Experience with HR Systems is an asset (SAP, ATS, LMS, etc.).

Interpersonal and Communication

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience

Ability to empathize with client managers, supervisors and staff while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promogulated HR regulations and rules

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ 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: 08 August 2021