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Associate Resettlement Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Burundi
VMAM Code
BDIR000736-10162
Open

Associate Resettlement Officer

Associate Resettlement Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Burundi
Location, Country
Bujumbura (BDI)
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
  • Conduct casework by interviewing identified refugees for resettlement. Assess the resettlement needs and complete RRF (Resettlement Registration Forms) and refer cases for review to the Resettlement Officer;
  • Research country of origin information to support and strengthen resettlement cases;
  • Support and assist in the preparation of and facilitation of resettlement country missions;
  • Assist Resettlement Officer with the organizing of training workshops and seminars on resettlement related issues for UNHCR staff;
  • Manage in a fair manner refugees’ resettlement expectations through information sharing, outreach and counselling;
  • Regularly liaise with Protection, Community Services and other relevant Units to individual case processing within the Office;
  • Regularly update ProGres database with resettlement events and maintain own statistical data for reporting purposes;
  • Participate at the Resettlement Unit, Protection Section and Office meetings when requested;
  • Undertake support resettlement missions to the field when required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Sociology or related field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required, especially in conducting RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Flexibility and ability to provide support and oversight to numerous projects at once and willingness to undertake some related administrative tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to complete tasks within a set time frame;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision.

Interview skills:

  • General computer literacy (word, email, internet) and good knowledge of the basic data-management programs; Excel, Access, ProGres (asset).
  • Very good communication and drafting skills in both English and French. RRFs will be drafted in English however French is the working language in Burundi and all other documents and communication are written in French.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

    Language: Fluency in English is required while working knowledge of French is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
Area of expertise details

- Protection capacity

- RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ 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: 05 August 2021
Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud. Nat. Expert UNICEF Bolivia
VMAM Code
BOLR000689-10113
Open

Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud.

Experto en Monitoreo y Asistencia Técnica en Salud.

National Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Bolivia
Location, Country
La Paz (BOL)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Bajo la supervisión del Jefe de Supervivencia Infantil y Desarrollo Infantil o de la persona que designe, el o la voluntario/a tendra las siguientes tareas:

  • Monitoreo de actividades y reportes del Área de salud, relacionados con la respuesta COVID-19 y a los outputs del Outcome 1 del Programa de Cooperación en los temas de salud , nutrición , desarrollo infantil temprano y WASH.
  • Consolidar los insumos para la elaboración de reportes institucionales (HAC, RAM, COAR, donantes y otros).
  • Manejar el tablero de indicadores para el Outcome 1
  • Contribuir al desarrollo de sistemas de monitoreo para los proyectos del Outcome 1
  • Contribuir al monitoreo al nivel de las acciones a nivel departamental (CPD, PT y proyectos).
  • Organizar y participar en las reuniones de planificación, seguimiento y evaluación del Outcome 1 a nivel nacional y con los departamentos.
  • Apoyar la preparación de los Planes de trabajo bajo la responsabilidad del Outcome 1

  1. Asistencia técnica en los temas de salud, nutrición, DIPI y WASH, particularmente en relación con donantes, con énfasis en aquellos relacionados a la respuesta a la pandemia por el COVID-19:
  • Brindar asistencia técnica en la preparación de notas conceptuales y propuestas a donantes en los temas de salud y nutrición adolescente, salud materno neonatal, nutrición materno infantil, desarrollo infantil temprano y WASH.
  • Preparar revisiones de información disponible y análisis de situación sobre problemáticas específicas relacionadas a la preparación y ejecución de propuestas.
  • Apoyar la preparación de términos de referencia para procesos de selección de servicios, consultorías y convenios requeridos para la implementación de los proyectos.
  • Edición final de informes, evaluaciones o estudios realizados por el área para publicación y para publicación en revistas académicas.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Título Universitario en Ciencias de la Salud o Ciencias sociales.
  • Maestría en Salud Pública, epidemiología o áreas similares.
Required experience
120 Months
Experience remark
  • Experiencia mínima de 10 años de trabajo profesional,en el desarrollo de programas o proyectos de salud pública o desarrollo social, en planificación, programación, implementación, monitoreo o evaluación de programas de salud.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public health
Area of expertise details
  • Experiencia en desarrollo de propuestas e informes a donantes internacionales.
  • Habilidades de comunicación, coordinación y de trabajo en equipo.
Driving license
Application procedure
Procedimiento para la aplicación ¿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: Lunes 26 de Julio de 2021 a las 18:00 Hora de Bolivia
Project Assistant Nat. Specialist UNOSSC China
VMAM Code
CHNR000184-10101
Open

Project Assistant

Project Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNOSSC
Country
China
Location, Country
Beijing (CHN)
Language skills
English
Chinese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
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 Project Management officer in Beijing, the Project Assistant will:

Overall targets

Support the implementation of project related operational and administrative tasks

Support the operationalization and management of sectoral clusters at South South Galaxy and shared-drive

Support partnership building and knowledge sharing

Support Assets management

Provide events organization support and other Detailed tasks

Overall tasks

Participate and support the sectoral research, project work plan formulation, and provide operational support to the implementation of specific activities including needs assessment, pilots, knowledge sharing and advocacy efforts.

Maintain effective communication with UNDP Operations Team and UN partnering agencies and facilitate engagement of key stakeholders through effective day-to-day communication and information sharing.

Consolidate, categorize and enhance the project database for the preparation of digitalization online, project related activities for instance on Microsoft Sharepoint, teams among others.

Support the compilation of usage data and traffic monitoring and reporting of the uses for the seven city clusters.

Assist the daily operation and management of online city clusters, including assist creating city partners’ South-South Galaxy accounts, facilitating online discussions, identifying and following up potential partnerships, and collecting data for M&E purpose.

Support the preparation and organization of online and offline workshops/webinars, and international conferences and events for expanding partners network and increasing project’s visibility among international developing community.

Support the drafting and preparation of high-quality reports, meeting minutes and development of knowledge products and advocacy materials as required.

Perform various procurement and operations tasks as per instructed by strictly following UNDP policy and rules, guidelines and procedures.

Maintain and update project documentation at UNOSSC sharepoint on regular basis. File and update institutional records for Project Office, including multi-stakeholders database, procurement records, financial records, human resources records, and other operational matters.

Support the implementation of project monitoring and evaluation as well as survey and data analysis.

Perform other administrative tasks as requested by Project Manager and direct supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s Degree or above in international affairs, business administration, web and data management, economics, English, multimedia communication, social science or a similar and/or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Experience in support of project implementation (financial, operational, and administrative aspects, etc.), international development, international business or a similar and/or related field required.

Experience working at the UN/UNDP in project support and operations highly desirable.

Knowledge of UNDP operational policy and rules (procurement, travel and asset management, Atlas) desired.

Experience in drafting reports, and coordinating and preparing international conferences, webinars, or events highly desirable.

Overseas work experience or work experience with an international organization highly preferred.

Knowledge of development project, South-South cooperation issues desirable.

Strong IT skills required, proficient in MS Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, PPT, Sharepoint, and Forms

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Area of expertise details

Functional Competencies:

Building Strategic Partnerships

Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases

Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis

Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures

Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position

Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks

Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning

Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

Level 1.1: Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change

Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems

Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships

Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion

Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information

Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems

Core Competencies:

Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity

Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment

Self-development, initiative-taking and details-oriented

Acting as a team player and facilitating team work

Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively

Managing conflict

Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.

Informed and transparent decision making

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Self-Management, 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:25-07-2021
Donor Communication Specialist Int. Expert UNICEF Cote d'Ivoire
VMAM Code
CIVR000161-10094
Open

Donor Communication Specialist

Donor Communication Specialist

International Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Cote d'Ivoire
Location, Country
Abidjan (CIV)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 August 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of Partnership Specialist/PME Manager the Reporting Officer UNV will help UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire’s donors understanding the work that the office does every day positively impacting the life of millions of children. To do so, The Reporting Officer will ensure the office will develop high quality documents: on one side helping shaping UNICEF’s projects and interventions (donor proposals) and on the other side reporting on the key progress and achievements (donor reports).

  1. Coordination of the donor reports and proposals development
  • Be responsible for the effective coordination and the continuous improvement of the donors’ reports/proposals development process, working in close collaboration with the Program Chiefs of Section, the Partnership Specialist, the Resource Mobilization Specialist, the M&E Manager and the Deputy representative.
  • Work in close collaboration with management and programme staff to develop strategic documents (RAM, COAR, SMQ, SitReps, etc.), donor reports and proposals, improve their quality, and/or translate them, as required.
  • Formulates recommendations for improvements of program design (RBM) at the proposal stage and the improvement of the reporting/proposal
  • Maintain a coherent system for tracking reports due to donors to ensure that they are submitted in high quality and on time and ensure that section chiefs and management are informed on reporting requirements
  • Be responsible for the office information system on donor reports and proposals (both VISION and share point).

  1. Creative/strategic writing for donor’s communication and advocacy

Work in close collaboration with the program staff, the Photographer, and the communication department to develop high quality human-interest stories and communication material for donors; this may include also the need of going to the field visiting several UNICEF’s projects, interview beneficiaries and document the results achieved

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Required Degree Level: Master's degree in Communications, Marketing, Political Science, Journalism, or equivalent professional work in these areas combined with university degree in a related area. A Bachelor will be accepted with 15 years of experience in the field.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

Required Experience: At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation

Developing country working experience is considered an asset.

Previous experience with report/proposal development editing and formatting will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Resource Mobilization, Program Planning and Result Based Management will be considered an asset.

Experience in international organizations, NGOs or UN agencies (particularly UNICEF) will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Private Sector will be considered an asset.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Teams, and Planner will be considered an asset.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 28-07-2021
Education Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000748-7977
Open

Education Officer

Education Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Kinshasa (COD)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

This UNV position will provide to the incumbent opportunity to improve understanding of concrete implementation of education strategies and programs.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Education, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Support to education programme development, implementation and planning

  • Support the preparation, design and updating of the situation analysis to ensure that evidence guides UNICEF DRC’s education in development and emergencies programmes/projects.
  • Participate in strategic programme discussions on education program. Formulate, design and prepare programme proposals for education, including in emergencies preparedness and response ensuring alignment with the DRC country program document, Humanitarian Action for Children and Humanitarian Response Plan.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes to education field colleagues to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programmes/projects with other sectors, such as Child Protection and WASH and achievement of results as planned and allocated.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies, and to determine national priorities to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results in an integrated and value for money approach.

2. Education Programme management support, monitoring and delivery of results with a strong focus on Education in Emergencies

  • Support education program oversee and implementation in the DRC 10 field offices
  • Plan and collaborate with internal colleagues and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks and performance indicators to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete results for education programs/projects.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
  • Prepare and assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths and weaknesses in programme management.
  • Actively monitor education projects through field visits and discussions with education field staff to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems, and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Monitor and verify the optimum and appropriate use of resources (financial, administrative and other assets) confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity, ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
  • Prepare regular and mandated programme reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Provide technical guidance and operational (including budget and supply) support to education staff in field offices to support Education programming.
  • Participate in education programme meetings including programme development and contingency planning to provide technical and operational information, advice and support.
  • Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic programme materials for management use.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNICEF with accuracy, professionalism, dedication and client orientation.

  • Advanced/ university degree (Master’s or higher) in relevant background in Education or Social Science;
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Good skills in computer science and usual software is required
  • Interest demonstrated in developing country work and emergency is considered
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and any other data including internet navigation, office applications with advanced knowledge of social media, webtools, website design and creation; technical competence in producing for various media formats (print, web, social media);

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details
  • Good knowledge of international development and humanitarian issues, including aid policies of major donors particularly those pertinent to UNICEF in DRC;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 03-08-2021
Communication Officer Int. Specialist WHO Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000851-10135
Open

Communication Officer

Communication Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Kinshasa (COD)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Sous la supervision du Chef de l'Unité communication du bureau pays de l'OMS en RDC, le volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera entre autres les tâches ci bas:

1. Identifier les sujets d'intérêt pour développer et améliorer les activités médiatiques/de communication au niveau du pays et développer un plan de communication pour le bureau de pays, qui travaille en synergie avec les stratégies de communication mondiales et régionales.

2. Produire des supports d'information publics tels que des communiqués de presse et des avis aux médias sur les événements, les produits et les problèmes de l'OMS à diffuser dans les médias imprimés, électroniques et en ligne, ainsi que des points de discussion médiatiques pour les porte-parole des pays.

3. Établir des relations avec les médias nationaux et veiller à ce que les questions et les travaux de l'OMS soient régulièrement présentés par les médias nationaux.

4. Prenez des photos des principaux événements, activités et programmes de santé de l'OMS à utiliser sur les sites Web nationaux et régionaux sous forme de reportages photo, ainsi que sur les réseaux sociaux.

5. Surveiller la couverture médiatique des problèmes, des programmes et des personnes de l'OMS dans le pays et fournir des rapports réguliers au Bureau régional.

6. Organiser des séances photographiques et des interviews et des opportunités de tournage pour soutenir une grande visibilité des réalisations de l'OMS à travers la télévision, la radio et les journaux, etc.

7. Gérer les comptes de médias sociaux du bureau de pays conformément aux directives et aux normes utilisées dans l'ensemble de l'Organisation, afin d'assurer la cohérence de l'approche. Mettre à jour régulièrement le contenu sur ces plateformes

8. Gérer le développement et la maintenance du site Web du pays, conformément aux directives et aux normes utilisées dans l'ensemble de l'Organisation, afin d'assurer la cohérence de l'approche. Mettre à jour régulièrement le contenu du site Web.

9. Soutenir la surveillance de la désinformation circulant sur les réseaux sociaux et les médias locaux.

10. Recherchez et écrivez des reportages et des messages, en apportant idéalement un élément humain à partir d'expériences de la vie réelle

11. Travailler avec le responsable des relations extérieures du bureau de pays (s'il y en a un) ou du bureau régional pour préparer des produits et des déclarations de communication et de plaidoyer qui seront utilisés par l'équipe de mobilisation des ressources pour convaincre et encourager les donateurs à financer rapidement l'ensemble du secteur de la santé réponse.

12. Collaborer avec tous les acteurs concernés, y compris le cluster santé, les bureaux régionaux et de terrain, les autres départements de l'OMS, les agences des Nations Unies et d'autres partenaires pour identifier et créer des opportunités de communication et préparer des campagnes de communication sur des sujets spécifiques.

13.Tout autre tâche sur demande du superviseur et selon le besoin

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Essentiel: Diplôme universitaire en Journalisme, gestion de l'information, communication, administration des affaires ou science sociale avec expérience avérée en communication
  • Desirable: Études ou connaissance fondée sur l'expérience de la gestion de l'information, des systèmes d'information, des techniques de communication et des relations avec les médias
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Experience comme journaliste, et/ou Expert en communication pour une organisation nationale ou internationale.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
Area of expertise details

-Basé sur la connaissance de la gestion de l'information

-Excellente connaissance de la photographie

-Excellente connaissance des outils de montage de script/vidéo

-Expérience démontrée en design graphique et vidéo

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 03-08-2021
Associate Shelter Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000852-10142
Open

Associate Shelter Officer

Associate Shelter Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bunia (COD)
Language skills
French
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Field Office, Bunia UNHCR Bunia the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensuring that UNHCR Field operations are supported in carrying out shelter needs assessments taking into account the current situation, projected population planning figures and the expected scale of returns;
  • Developing country level shelter strategies which are framed by UNHCR’s Global Strategy for Settlement and Shelter and take into consideration the local context, age and gender, culture, climate, environmental protection and the availability of local resources, including materials, capacities and existing infrastructure;
  • Providing clear guidance on standards for shelter and settlement, including minimum emergency standards to meet basic and essential needs;
  • Together with UNHCR's implementing partners, compiling, analysing and mapping available information on shelter options in country taking into account relevant policies adopted by the Government. When planning shelter works, ensuring that the technical component reflects UNHCR minimum standards for the provision of emergency and other types of shelter assistance and is within the budgetary requirements. Due consideration should be given to standards in other relevant sectors such as water and sanitation;
  • Ensuring the shelter strategy is periodically reviewed to reflect the evolving situation in country and progressively transitioning to more sustainable shelter solutions. This process should be done in close collaboration with the beneficiaries and the host Government while bearing in mind the shelter needs of people upon their eventual return to their country of origin;
  • Ensuring that specifications, bills of quantities and drawings are produced in a technically sound and standardised manner and establish monitoring and evaluation tools to ensure that works are implemented according to plans and completed within the designated timeframe;
  • Promoting the sustainability of technical interventions through local capacity building and self-help in collaboration with local partners in the field. Ensure that local communities have been consulted on all activities so as not to create unnecessary tension between the displaced and host populations;
  • In consultation with UNHCR’s implementing partner and local communities themselves, identifying the need for community based Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) that can benefit the local and displaced communities;
  • The position requires regular contact with programme, protection and field staff in country in order to ensure technical support related to shelter and construction activities;
  • Close and regular contact with technical and non-technical staff of UN Agencies, Implementing Partners, National and International NGOs and Government Authorities, is essential to discuss matters relating to shelter and infrastructure coordination and provision;
  • Maintaining regular contact with the Shelter and Settlement Section in Geneva regarding all technical matters.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Architecture or Civil-Engineering

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience with a Master’s degree or 4 years of relevant professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other human settlement related experience
Area of expertise details

Relevant professional experience includes management of humanitarian shelter or settlement programs / projects or a combination of experience in the humanitarian sector and construction-related activities outside of the humanitarian sector such as supervision of construction works.

Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and negotiation skills in a cross cultural environment and the ability to assist in communication of technical and non-technical details with Government technical staff as well as NGO staff and local authorities.

Knowledge of computer software (MS Word, Excel PowerPoint), as well as the capacity to use mapping tools, i.e. GPS and knowledge of construction drawing and design software (AutoCad or MS Visio, Hipanet etc) is a great added advantage.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 03-08-2021
GBV Interagency Coordinator and Program Specialist Int. Specialist UNFPA Democratic Republic of Congo
VMAM Code
CODR000853-10141
Open

GBV Interagency Coordinator and Program Specialist

GBV Interagency Coordinator and Program Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Democratic Republic of Congo
Location, Country
Bandundu (COD)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of GBV Coordinator/ specialist (Kwilu-based) and in close

collaboration with other colleagues involved on GBV projects, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Programme Development and Implementation

● Conduct field assessments and/ or situational analyses to determine needs and gaps for GBV prevention and response. Where possible, ensure that GBV issues are integrated into others’ assessments, including inter-agency assessments. Assessments should consider the needs of women, girls, boys and men separately and should focus on identifying gaps and trends to improve programming.

● Develop with colleagues and implementing partners if appropriate GBV specific prevention and response interventions in line with UNFPA minimum Standards for prevention and Response to Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies. In acute emergencies, these should particularly focus on service delivery and protection.

● Orient and if necessary conduct training for UNFPA staff, implementing partners, and national authorities in planning and implementing GBV programmes related to IDPs/returnees and host communities.

● Support capacity development of GBV implementing partners as well as other GBV actors facilitating their access to relevant training sessions and support or lead interorganizational capacity building activities on GBV, including on safe and ethical GBV information management, as well as verify that all UNFPA implementing partners undertake UNFPA GBViE online training

● Identify programme gaps in terms of prevention, mitigation and response to GBV .

● Regularly monitor and supervise, in person, quality of activities, developing as possible best practices and documentation.

● Identify capacity gaps of implementing partners and support their capacity building.

● Proactively engage with donors to raise additional programme funds in line with overarching vision and work plan.

● Develop fundraising proposals and concept notes in collaboration with the GBV team and other colleagues and under overall supervision of UNFPA GBV Programme Coordinator (Kinshasa-based),

● Ensure activities of UNFPA programme are widely communicated externally including towards sharing in relevant humanitarian mechanism, reports and social media

● Establish linkages between existing Gender, RH and HIV programmes to ensure synergies between programmes and maximize programme impact.

Interagency Coordination:

● Activate the GBV sub-cluster in Kwilu

Facilitate an inter-agency, multi-sectoral regional GBV sub-cluster and overseeing the response including development of key coordination tools such as referral pathways up to date and accessible, map current institutional response capacities, including facilitating mapping of GBV-specific 3/4/5Ws.

● Establish result-oriented, two-way communication channels with the central and sub-national GBV sub-clusters to ensure a standardized response to GBV.

● Work with partners to continually identify response gaps in line with proposed work plan (including geographic coverage and programmatic scope) and seek solutions to fill gaps. In collaboration with GBV Program Coordinator in Kinshasa, advocate with UNFPA as sub-cluster lead to address gaps not yet filled by partners.

● Promote/organize GBV campaigns to raise awareness on GBV (e.g. 16 days against GBV, day of the girl child).

● Support the establishment of the PSEA Network, the implementation of the global SOPs and that of community-based reporting

mechanism.

● Ensure all GBV sub-cluster partners and in particular UNFPA IPs are aware of national framework and protocols as well as relevant policy guidelines, technical standards, and other resource materials (go to www.gbvaor.net for the latest information), that have policies and procedures to address SEA, in line with international standards.

● Proactively engage with all relevant stakeholders to ensure coordination bodies reflect the range of actors addressing GBV, including across multiple sectors (health, psychosocial, legal, security, etc.) and categories of actors (UN, NGO, civil society, government, etc.). As feasible, engage MONUSCO sections active in addressing GBV (such as women protection or human rights), including but not limited to ensuring inter-agency inputs to the annual S-G’s report on conflict related sexual violence and bi-annual contribution to MARA

● Coordinate and collaborate with other actors in diverse areas such as Health, Child Protection, Shelter and NFI, Food Security, Logistics, Education to ensure integration of GBV- related action in their plans and to advocate for joint awareness-raising for non-GBV specialists.

● In consultation with non-governmental GBV actors and national civil society, identify appropriate mechanisms for working with and collaborating with provincial authorities on GBV issues

Monitoring and reporting

● Provide regular and comprehensive updates related to UNFPA’s progress to address GBV.

● Monitor GBV assistance provided by UNFPA through implementing partners to affected populations.

● Engage in monitoring and evaluation at UNFPA as well as inter-agency level, e.g providing analyses of available secondary data, participating in MIRA or other assessments and/or conduct GBV assessments and in support to align to standardized GBV incident report/intake form which is in line with the GBV Information Management System (GBVIMS).

● Monitor UNFPA’s GBV programme activities by keeping a close record of activities, such as capacity building, expenditures and agreements made with local partners

● Prepare regular progress reports and document lessons learned and challenges and share with the relevant UNFPA Regional Office, UNFPA Humanitarian and Fragile Contexts Branch, and other units as may be necessary.

● Contribute to drafting of reports and SitReps on UNFPA response as required as well as to GBV sub-cluster reports / fact-sheets, including for UNFPA SitRep and GBV SC SitRep for OCHA submission

Any Other Duties

● Perform any other duties as required by the DRC management, supervisor.

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.

Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities.

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

Type of Degree: University degree in Social Sciences, international relations, Gender and development, social work, public health, gender, law/human rights, and/or other related social science disciplines or any related technical and relevant area.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

minimum 3 years progressive responsibility and experience in humanitarian/development situation at the national and international levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation, reporting, report-writing, or related field.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details

humanitarian/development situation at the national and international levels in programme management,

monitoring and evaluation,

reporting, report-writing, or related field.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 02-08-2021
Nutrition Programme Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Congo
VMAM Code
COGR000156-9633
Open

Nutrition Programme Officer

Nutrition Programme Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Congo
Location, Country
Brazzaville (COG)
Language skills
English
French
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 Chief, Child Survival and Development, and in close cooperation with all programme sections, UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Support to programme development and planning

  • Conduct and update the situation analysis for the programme sector(s) for the development, design and management of nutrition related programmes/projects. Research and report on development trends (e.g. political social, economic, nutrition, health) for higher management use to enhance programme management, efficiency and delivery of results.
  • Contribute to the development and establishment of sectoral programme goals, objectives, strategies, and results-based planning, through analysis of nutrition needs and areas for intervention; and submission of recommendations for priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing and administering a variety of technical programme transactions; preparing materials and documentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results based planning (RBM), and monitoring and evaluation of results.
  • Prepare required documentations and materials to facilitate the programme review and approval process.

2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results.

  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues. Provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision-making. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual reviews with the government and other counterparts to assess programmes/projects and to report on required action and interventions at the higher level of programme management.
  • Monitor and report on the use of sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verifying compliance with approved allocation, goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures, donor commitments, standards of accountability, and integrity. Report on issues identified to ensure timely resolution by management and stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Prepare regular and mandated sectoral programme/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Conduct regular programme field visits and surveys, and exchange information with partners and stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support. Take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners, and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes, and best practices on nutrition-related issues to support programme implementation, operations and delivery of results.

4. Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with nutrition sector government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve programme goals on maternal and child rights as well as social justice and equity.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for nutrition programmes.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings and events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners and colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of nutrition programmes/projects, and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Identify, capture, synthesize, and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.
  • Research, benchmark and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients and stakeholders.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A university degree in one of the following fields is required: nutrition, public health, nutritional epidemiology, global/international health and nutrition, health/nutrition research, policy and/or management, health sciences, nutritional epidemiology, or another health-related science field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of two years of professional experience in a developing country in one or more of the following areas is required: nutrition, public health, nutrition planning and management, or maternal, infant and child health/nutrition care.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Area of expertise details

Computer skills: Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.), keen use of social media and networks. Use of statistical software such as SPSS is an asset.

Other competencies include:

  • Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including during formal public speaking.
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Working with people and partners: Quickly builds rapport with individuals and groups; maintains an effective network of individuals across organizational departments.
  • Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, 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: 02-08-2021
Writer/Editor Int. Specialist WHO Congo
VMAM Code
COGR000166-10082
Open

Writer/Editor

Writer/Editor

International Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Congo
Location, Country
Brazzaville (COG)
Language skills
English
French
Portuguese
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the COVID-19 Incident Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Writer/Editor will:

  • Work with the strategic team and WHO COVID-19 IMST Hubs and PIllars to prepare the documentation and related coordination meetings about the COVID-19 response strategy, pillar/Hub group work and monitoring and evaluation of the response performance
  • Support the coordination of the IM function and strategic team, preparing agenda, presentations, documents, action points
  • Proactively keep abreast of success stories, upcoming events and other potentially significant developments across the AFRO region about the COVID-19 response strategy.
  • Research area of quality improvement and of better performance for the COVID-19 response through the WHO plans, guidances, tools and Monitoring & Evaluation Framework
  • Support the IM, the strategic team and the WHO COVID-19 IMST Hubs and Pillars in their functions
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • University degree in a relevant area e.g: Clinical science studies (pharmacist), Social Studies, Public Health,
  • An Advanced University Degree in communication, writing/editing from a recognized school can serve in lieu of one year of the required years of professional experience
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • 3 years of experience as a writer/editor in heath or public heath or as a professional writer or public health programme manager ,preferably in global health & social sciences
  • Experience in photography, videography and editing, graphic design software is an asset
  • Experience working in an international organization is an asset
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Arts, music, photography and film
Area of expertise details

Language skills

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required;
  • Working knowledge of French or Portuguese is an advantage;

Comuputer Skills:

  • 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;

Other desired 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 authorities at different levels;
  • 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in health issues and development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to WHO; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to WHO procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and WHO in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards WHO’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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: 26-07-2021