Title
Deadline
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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
ICT Associate Nat. Specialist UNFPA Malawi
VMAM Code
MWIR000118-10086
Open

ICT Associate

ICT Associate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Malawi
Location, Country
Lilongwe (MWI)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 August 2021
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 direct supervision of International Operations Manager and the overall guidance of the Representative, the national ICT Associate UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Oversees implementation of ICT management systems and strategies, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Compliance with corporate information management and technology standards, guidelines and procedures for the CO technology environment;
  • Provide support to the use of Atlas (UNFPA’s implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning) functionality for improved business results and improved client services;
  • Advise on the CO administrative business processes mapping and implementation of the internal standard operating procedures;
  • Preparation of a results-oriented work plan.
  • Training of users on new systems such as iDocs platform in Google,

2. Ensures effective functioning of the CO hardware and software packages, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

  • Oversees performance of specific technical functions, including changing of hardware electronic components (memories, network wiring, power sources, etc.) and routine repairs;
  • Recommendation and Procurement of ICT equipment according to ITSO standards and specifications
  • Keeping record of all ICT assets and attractive items
  • Manages installation of commercial and in-house developed software and related upgrades;
  • Ensures the upgrading of patch and anti-virus programmes on a timely basis;
  • Ensures monitoring of file server traffic, usage and performance on a frequent and regular basis;
  • Supervises provision of support to users in backing up and restoring their files, as well as in virus detection, removal and prevention;

3. Ensures ICT security in the office:

  • Ensures that desktop, laptop and server passwords and related policies are in line with established corporate standards;
  • Normal users do not have administrative rights to their PCs and portable computers;
  • Unauthorized software is not loaded onto computers.
  • Managing CCTV and user access to the building and LAN through use of passwords and access codes
  • Managing Business Continuity Plan (BCP in case of emergency)

4. Oversees support networks administration, focusing on the following:

  • Trouble-shooting and monitoring of network problems;
  • Responding to user needs and questions regarding network access;
  • Backup and restoration procedures for local drives;
  • Maintenance of backup logs through use of the DRIVE IN GOOGLE APPS;
  • Organizes off-site storage of backups.

5. Supervises provision of administrative support, focusing on the following:

  • Oversees development and maintenance of up-to-date inventory of software and hardware;
  • Ensures establishment and maintenance of Country Office databases e.g. e-filing, electronic library directory, consultancy database, and database for common vendors; ensures orientation and coaching provided to staff on these databases/systems;
  • Manages the inventory and stock of supplies and spare parts;
  • Research and retrieval of data from internal and external sources; preparation of statistical charts, tables and reports as required;
  • Manages provision of ICT support to key events for CO as well as IPs.

6. Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO, focusing on the following:

  • Develop and oversee provision of appropriate training for the CO staff on ICT issues;
  • Participate in knowledge networks (e.g. Docusign) and communities of practice;
  • Participate in interagency working groups to ensure UNFPA’s issues and concerns are represented.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Relevant certifications in hardware and software management and application required, including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP);
  • Good knowledge of PC/LAN operating systems, Microsoft Windows, corporate ICT security and viral protection systems, ERP; Google Suite
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Ability to perform a variety of standard specialized and non-specialized tasks and work processes that are fully documented, researched, recorded and reported;
  • Ability to review a variety of data, identify and adjust discrepancies, identify and resolve operational problems;
  • Ability to make recommendations for business processes re-engineering, elaboration and implementation of new systems
  • 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;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Software and applications development and analysis
Area of expertise details
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in UNFPA volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 27 July 2021
GCC Youth Programme Officer & Y-Peer Coordinator Nat. Specialist UNFPA Oman
VMAM Code
OMNR000011-10069
Open

GCC Youth Programme Officer & Y-Peer Coordinator

GCC Youth Programme Officer & Y-Peer Coordinator

National Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Oman
Location, Country
Muscat (OMN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
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 direct supervision and overall guidance of the NPO/ Youth Programme Analyst, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Manage and coordinate GCC Youth and other tasked programming areas linked to UNFPA mandate, e.g. ICPD PoA, SDGs
  • Facilitate UNFPA support and act as the liaison for all GCC Y-PEER related activities
  • Ensure quality assurance and monitoring mechanisms are in place to follow up on the quality and outreach of Y-PEER interventions, including pre/ post polls/ tests
  • Facilitate organization of meetings, workshops and training sessions & support campaigns and events, with focus on social media, virtual platform engagements and innovative approaches
  • Support CO with all ICPD related programmes and activities
  • Consolidate reports on implemented activities for CO reporting (including reach, knowledge gained and maintained databases of capacities built).
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor degree in management or any relative field.

Required experience
48 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience in programme/ project management
  • Experience in the area of designing and implementing youth and peer education programs (e.g. Y-PEER)
  • Experience in gender, health and education promotion with special focus on ASRH
  • Interest and experience in (facilitating) interactive training, virtual learning and innovation programs
  • Interest in the use of arts, e.g. drama, theatre and music for social change
  • Experience in monitoring youth based activities
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Oman and legal residents in Oman with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 26-07-2021
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Int. Specialist UNFPA Sudan
VMAM Code
SDNR000449-10150
Open

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Sudan
Location, Country
Khartoum (SDN)
Language skills
English
Arabic
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 overall guidance of the head of the Management Support Unit and direct supervision of the M&E Analyst, the UNV is expected to perform the following duties pertaining to the covid-19 Emergency Response Project implemented by the Sudan Federal Ministry of Health, and independently monitored by UNFPA:

Ø Lead the development of the project Monitoring and Evaluation Calendar for field/site visits covering facilities, institutions and beneficiaries of the covid-19 Emergency Response Project;

Ø Provide guidance and support to the project’s national UNVs/M&E to conduct quality project monitoring and reporting;

Ø Ensure that the monitoring activities are well documented using standard template and procedures and shared with responsible partners at Khartoum and state levels for follow up on actions;

Ø Contribute to development of results-based monitoring tools and procedures in the context of the Project Monitoring and Evaluation Plan;

Ø Provide the Country Office with quality monthly update on implementation and progress of the covid-19 Emergency Reponses Project for development of quarterly reports for submission to the Project Management Unit for decision making;

Ø Collect inputs from the focus states - through the national UNVs and partners - on implementation, do quality check and contribute to the development of annual progress reports to stakeholders and donors;

Ø Analyze and asses how findings of monitoring, reviews, assessments and other studies related to the project are analyzed, disseminated and taken into account in ongoing project planning and management;

Ø Promote knowledge sharing and continuous learning, and documenting innovation strategies, approaches, lessons learned and best practices arising from the project implementation;

Ø Ensure that requirements including impartiality and conflict of interest of team members are complied with. Ensure accurate documentation of any actual or perceived conflict of interest.

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

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in medicine, public health, pharmacy, statistics, economics or other social sciences.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2 years of experience with monitoring of health programs.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Healthcare administration
Area of expertise details
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.); email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Good knowledge of English language – speaking and writing. Arabic desirable.

· Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work in teams and ability to work effectively in a multicultural team

  • Self-motivated, ability to work with tight deadlines;

Ø Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

· Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff on fund management, work plan management, M&E, etc.

· Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Ø Miscellaneous

· Administrative support to organization of conferences, workshops, retreats

· Carries out any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, 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’ 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: 05 August 2021