Title
Deadline
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Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000448-10035
Open

Evaluation Officer

Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Regional Advisor Evaluation (RA-Ev) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Evaluation Officer will carry out the following duties:

  1. Support the RA-Ev (and / or MCES) on major evaluations and related evaluative work
  • Gather key background documents for use in the scoping and execution of evaluations
  • Support the process for the development of evaluation terms of reference, which includes managing and/or guide consultants in delineating the scope of the evaluation and engaging in consultations with evaluation stakeholders
  • Participate in procurement and recruitment of the evaluation team, which includes reviewing of proposals submitted by preparing tabulation of applicants background, skills and experience that will feed into the selection process;
  • Collect and present relevant information for all phases of the evaluation in a concise and digestible format for use by consultants
  • Examine interim products and drafts report; consolidate comments by all reviewers for transmission to the consultants
  • Support evaluation report editing and formatting for publication
  • Knowledge management (KM): help develop the electronic repository of evaluation-related publications (UNICEF uses SharePoint for its KM), reports and data sets for use in the evaluation and maintain until project finalization
  • Provide quality professional support to ongoing EAPRO Evaluation section activities, including background research and scoping for upcoming evaluations.

  1. Provide support in the management of ad-hoc evaluative work as stipulated in the Regional work plan:
  • To provide quality support to drafting concept notes, dissemination of reports, including contributing to scanning of recent articles and publications to keep abreast of new approaches in evaluation and partnership for evaluation
  • Gathering research evidence, and other inputs to support evaluations, including design and support to colleagues in online polling, surveying, and rapid data collection
  • Support methodology related work in the evaluation section of EAPRO
  • Promote the evaluation function in the region
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

  1. Provide support to systems development and maintenance of performance data and reporting for the evaluation function:
  • Further develop team performance monitoring systems and ensure these are updated on a regular basis against workplan objectives and targets
  • Support the evaluation function’s annual reporting requirements, and providing comments and analysis on country annual reports
  • Organize evaluation workshops as required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area or studies related to e.g. research / evaluation, development studies, social science disciplines

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least five years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level with experience of the UN or other international development organizations
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; office technology equipment; experience (or an aptitude to learn) in IT applications for surveying is desirable; familiarity with database management is also desirable / an advantage
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNICEF’s commitments for a better future for children, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in fields such as monitoring, evaluation, systems development or performance assessment would be an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, other UN organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of humanitarian and development evaluations and evaluative initiatives
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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? 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 06-08-2021
APAN Network Coordinator Int. Specialist UNEP Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000450-10127
Open

APAN Network Coordinator

APAN Network Coordinator

International Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
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

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Coordinator, Climate Change Sub-Programme and the overall guidance by the Regional Director, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Act as a Network Coordinator of APAN and coordinate all activities of APAN including supervising contents of APAN Knowledge Portal and regular update.
  • Coordination as member secretary to APAN Advisory Group, meetings and activities guided by the Advisory Group
  • Develop a two year work plan and coordinate and implement activities benefitting APAN and climate adaptation results for the AP region, and contribute to the outcomes and commitments from the 7th APAN Forum.
  • Organize quarterly meeting with organizations made commitments during APAN Forum and review progress of delivery of activities under work plan.
  • Support delivery of activities of Global Adaptation Network (GAN) in Asia and the Pacific Region and maintain a close link with GAN Coordinator and other regional networks under GAN.
  • Reaching out to other actors and networks in the region to strengthen collaboration on APAN Forum’s four resilience areas and five enablers and expand partnerships for advancing forum outcomes.
  • Keeping abreast of adaptation events in the region and exploring opportunities for APAN to connect/support and increase visibility of APAN work on climate change adaptation knowledge.
  • Maintain APAN email list-serve including updating contact lists for APAN including a database of adaptation contacts, organizations, companies, and renowned experts along with their areas of expertise.
  • Making regular contact with leading adaptation experts including in the private sector, and keeping abreast/discovering what they’re working on, interest and expertise (for potential involvement in projects, publications, sessions, webinars) on climate adaptation and related areas.
  • Gathering information on regional adaptation reading to feed into regular APAN reading lists. Develop content in the form of articles, stories, op-eds or other for monthly APAN e-communique and/or newsletters, and APAN websites.
  • Supporting and organizing virtual or in-person adaptation events, webinars, seminars or sessions.
  • Contribute to the delivery of UNEP’s MTS 2022-25 Programme of Work-related to Climate action, Nature action, and Pollution.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Post-graduate university degree in Climate Change, Environment Studies, Environmental Policy/Law, Natural Resources Management, or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in climate change adaptation or other closely relevant programmes. Working experience with the national government in Asia and the Pacific region will be an asset. Previous experience working in the UN or other international development organization is also desirable.
  • Experience in programme management in developing countries is desirable.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation
Driving license
Competencies values
Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? 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? 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: 2nd August 2021
Project Assistant Nat. Specialist UNDP Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000452-10148
Open

Project Assistant

Project Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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 supervision of the Regional Youth Project Manager and advisor, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

Summary of Key Functions:

1. Provide support to management of ongoing project activities through the following tasks and duties:

  • Collection, analysis and presentation of information for joint planning meeting, quarterly work plans, and budget work plans to support project implementation;
  • Prepare information for Project Manager for his/her advice to donor, UNDP country offices , Implementing Partners[1] and UNDP;
  • Assist in creating project in UNDP’s financial and administrative system, prepare budget revisions, revision of project status, determination of unutilized funds;
  • Prepare and regularly update the Annual Workplan and the project budget; and
  • Undertake project operational and financial closure formalities including submission of terminal reports, transfer and disposal of equipment, processing of semi-final and final revision and support project manager in preparing the terminal assessment reports.

2. Ensures effective administrative and logistical support for the achievement of the outcomes of the project, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support national project implementation activities according to UNDP workflows (ERP System, UNDP Service Request Portal, Service Centre on Demand, workshops, travel, etc);
  • Contacts with visitors and project personnel, arrangement of appointments and meetings, and/or taking minutes;
  • Compilation and preparation of briefing and presentation materials, speeches, background information and documentation for meetings and missions;
  • Maintenance of records/ documents/ files relating to the project in a user friendly manner
  • Be responsible for assigned correspondence and other administrative tasks including creating E-requisitions [2];
  • Arrangements of travel and hotel reservations, preparation of travel authorizations, processing requests for visas, identity cards and other documents;
  • Preparing correspondences relating to the implementation of the projects;
  • Making logistical arrangements for the field visits and missions of the project team;
  • Administrative support to conferences and workshops;
  • Assistance in proper control of supporting documents for payments and financial reports;
  • Check related forms delivered by UNDP Country offices, Implementing Partners for completion before submitting them to the Finance Unit, Procurement Unit or Global Shared Services Unit;
  • Proper receipting of goods and services;
  • Extracting, inputting, copying and filing data from various sources as required;
  • Maintain a proper filing system for financial records ensuring safekeeping of confidential materials; and
  • Follow up on deadlines, commitments made, actions taken and coordination of collection and submission of the reports to Programme Associate.

3. Provides support to project maintenance and assets management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Act as a backup to the Asset Focal point in the maintenance of records on assets management; and
  • Maintenance of files and records relevant to project maintenance.

4. Support knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the BRH, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the training for the operations/programme staff and other trainings as appropriate; and
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

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[1] Implementing Partner is UNDP’s organization partner in implementing project.

[2] E-requisitions is UNDP’s request system for financing and administrative tasks across the agency.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:- 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 reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities using UNV’s Volunteer Reporting Application- 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 Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Business Administration, Social Development or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Experience in meeting arrangement, data gathering, documentation in Thai and English of the new initiatives, power point presentation;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint;
  • Good knowledge of an ERP System (such as Atlas) and UNDP programming and budget structure is required, with knowledge of procurement will be considered an advantage;
  • Strong Interpersonal skill and experience working with government and civil society is an asset;
  • Ability to work under pressure and time constraint;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Previous work in assisting project management is an asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Administration and administrative assistance
Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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? 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 29-07-2021
OMT Secretariate Nat. Specialist UNICEF Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000434-10149
Open

OMT Secretariate

OMT Secretariate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Thai
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of OMT co-chairs or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV OMT secretariate will:

  • Organize OMT meeting on a monthly basis with the possibility of the ad-hoc in case of emergency as recommended by the RC office, UNCT, or OMT;
  • Produce accurate Minutes of OMT meetings, and coordinate and track progress on outcomes from the meeting decisions;
  • Update repository of OMT documents in OMT SharePoint;
  • Act as focal person for Business Operations strategy and ensure its regular update;
  • Follow up with concerned OMT members on actions recommended by the OMT;
  • Update the OMT member list;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor(s);
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor's degree in a relevant area, i.e. administration.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, or other relevant programmes; experience with coordinating with various international organizations is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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
  • Thai(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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? 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 08-08-2021
Programme Management Assistant Nat. Specialist UNEP Thailand
VMAM Code
THAR000441-10190
Open

Programme Management Assistant

Programme Management Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNEP
Country
Thailand
Location, Country
Bangkok (THA)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 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

The UN Volunteer, as part of the Chemicals, Waste, and Air Quality Sub-programme of the UNEP Asia and the Pacific Office, will assist Programme Management Officer in managing the implementation of the “Project for promoting the Minamata Convention on Mercury by making the most of Japan's knowledge and experiences” and ensures Monitoring & Evaluation is properly conducted according to the workplan.

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

  • Assists in performing consulting assignments, in collaboration with Programme Management Officer, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan that Programme Management Officer will use to manage the change.
  • Participates in survey initiatives; assists with design of data collection tools; issues data collection tools, reviews, analyses and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares preliminary conclusions.
  • Contributes to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provides administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.
  • Undertakes outreach activities; participates in the development of training workshops, seminars, etc.; participates in and makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  • Participates in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master’s degree in Social Science, Business Administration, Social Development or related fields;
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least three years of relevant professional experience at the national and/or international level in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, or other closely relevant programmes required;
  • Previous experience of working with policymakers/government staff or research community is required;
  • Previous work experience in environment areas, particularly chemicals management is an asset; previous experience working in the UN or other international development organization is desirable;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. 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? 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. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 05-08-2021