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Administrative Assistant Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000952-10123
Open

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Egypt
Location, Country
Cairo (EGY)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Adviser, Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), UHC/Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health (UHC/NMH) the UNV will:
• Provide full administrative support including drafting, reviewing and dispatching of correspondence, reports, documents, etc.
• Receive, screen and log all incoming correspondence, search for information and attach background, provide unofficial translation, if needed.
• Follow up on the implementation of programme activities and ensure timely submission of unit’s contributions, inform and remind professional staff in the unit of deadlines, provide supporting material as appropriate.
• Provide full administrative support to the unit’s meetings, draft rationale and cost, compile and process all necessary documentation and liaise with participants.
• Carry out the function of project administrator, monitoring availability of funds and financial expenditures according to the approved workplan, and coordinating with country offices on the implementation of the workplan related to the concerned programme.
• Perform other requested administrative functions related to running the administrative work of the unit.
• Coordinate with other units to finalize and complete administrative tasks where needed.
• Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Education: University degree in business administration, social sciences or related field

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

• Experience: At least five years’ progressive administrative experience, and relevant experience in the UN system is an asset.
• Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
• Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
• Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
• Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
• Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance, Development programme/project administration, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ 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 Egypt and legal residents in Egypt with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Human Rights Officer Int. Specialist AMI Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000404-10124
Open

Human Rights Officer

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
AMI
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad (IRQ)
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

Within the delegated authority and under the overall supervision of the Chief, UNAMI Human Rights Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the International UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer will:

  • Conduct proactive outreach and relationship-building through individual meetings and focus groups with demonstrators and activists of different ages and genders; members of organizing committees; representatives of political and civil society organizations involved in the protests as well activists with no such affiliation; journalists, doctors and others actively involved in either participating in demonstrations or promoting the goals of the protesters particularly through social media;
  • Conduct human rights monitoring interviews with victims of arbitrary and incommunicado detention, abduction, torture and enforced disappearance;
  • Undertake monitoring visits to places of detention;
  • Proactively monitor all forms of traditional and new media, including social media, in order to monitor threats and intimidation against those participating in or supporting protests;
  • Through individual and group meetings with community leaders, victims’ representatives and civil society organizations develop and deepen existing information gathering networks within the communities affected by disappearances;
  • Support OHCHR/UNAMI engagement with relevant United Nations Treaty Body mechanisms and Special Procedures mandate holders, including facilitating the submission of Urgent Appeals and Urgent Actions on behalf of victims of arbitrary detention, enforced disappearances and torture;
  • Engage with government and non-governmental organizations to support the submission of state reports and stakeholder reports to UN human rights mechanisms and treaty bodies dealing with torture and enforced disappearance
  • Draft, review as appropriate, and ensure timely delivery of a variety of reports, briefings, analysis and other types of communications in compliance with established standards;
  • Ensure the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database in compliance with established standards;
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

*An advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in human rights, law, political science, international relations, social sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with relevant training and/professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

*At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the fields of human rights protection, international humanitarian law, or other relevant field is required; experience of conducting human rights interviews with vulnerable victims is desirable. Experience of OHCHR methodologies on human rights monitoring reporting and investigation is desirable;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including civil society organizations, grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Experience of working in a conflict or post conflict environment;
  • 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;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Human rights, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
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;

Driving license
Competencies values
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’ 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: 31 July 2021
Progremme Specialist (Humanitarian Peace and Development) Int. Specialist UNDP Jordan
VMAM Code
JORR000551-9947
Open

Progremme Specialist (Humanitarian Peace and Development)

Progremme Specialist (Humanitarian Peace and Development)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Jordan
Location, Country
Amman (JOR)
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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of SRF Coordinator, and in close collaboration with other colleagues of the team and the Regional Hub, the UNV Programme Specialist will:

Take the lead in advancing the Resilience Response to Syria Crisis – in particular Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (HDPN) and other emerging resilience issues.

  • Initiate and lead all aspects of a policy related brief “After ten years of Syria Crisis: Moving from Humanitarian Assistance to Development and Peace – Breaking the cycle of protracted crises and re-thinking the nexus approach”.
  • In the context of protracted crisis, analyze the relationship between the three concepts of humanitarian assistance, peace building and development and how they impact each other.
  • Build a theoretical framework on integrating humanitarian assistance and development in the context of a protracted crisis and apply this framework practically to the reality of program implementation in the Syria Crisis affected countries.
  • Develop recommendations on how to shape the existing Syria crisis response to better respond to the needs in a protracted context, paying specific attention to the relationship between the three aspects humanitarian, development and peace work.
  • Discuss theoretical frameworks and programmatic and policy recommendations with team and Hub colleagues.
  • Support recruited interns on developing ideas and drafting reports and policy briefs in the areas of peacebuilding and crisis response.
  • As requested by the SRF coordinator, interface with relevant stakeholders, including Governments, Bilateral, UN Agencies, Country Offices, IFIs, Think Tanks, Academia and CSOs

Support the SRF Coordinator in developing strategic and programmatic recommendations for improved coordination and coherence of the UN and UNDP's regional response to the Syrian Crisis and beyond

  • Critically analyze the SRF's strategic inputs and ensure that they are accurate and reflective of UNDP’s position.
  • Develop, manage and coordinate critical research studies and initiatives to fill regional knowledge gaps to UNDP’s crisis response.
  • Provide targeted innovation and technical support to the 3RP countries as required.
  • Provide trend analysis and reporting support for UNDP’s regional coordinating role of the 3RP, specifically in the production of indicator tracking dashboards and qualitative content to global bi-annual reporting on response plans.
  • Coordinate discussion with SRF Country Office Focal Points and colleagues on research ideas, knowledge gaps in the field and share drafts for their review.
  • Ensure the implementation of the resource mobilization strategy (in strengthening resilience response) through conceptualizing and advocating current and new programmatic areas as required, including interface with donors.
  • Contextualize recent stabilization research and approaches to the RBAS HUB colleagues and country offices.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Support the SRF team in the following (but not limited to);

  • Working closely with M&E specialist in 3RP related issues; collecting additional inputs for 3RP publications and ensure data submitted by country offices.
  • Assist Resilience Policy and Partnership Specialist in overseeing and supporting research activities, engaging UNDP Country Offices in inter-agency platforms and in additional partnership efforts linked to advocacy and resource mobilization.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree with 7-year experience in a relevant area, e.g. international relations, peace and conflict studies and/or development;

Required experience
84 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 7 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in policy and advocacy with Research institutes, I/NGOs and/or international organizations.
  • At least 3 years of experience drafting analytical policy briefs on peacebuilding, the humanitarian-development nexus or protracted crises.
  • Prior working experience in advocacy and partnership activities.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, incl. with international partners, donors, etc.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Familiarity with the Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP) and/or the Syria Crisis.
  • Solid understanding of international relations, development and peacebuilding.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in the Syria response, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 25 July 2021
Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Specialist Int. Specialist UNDP Jordan
VMAM Code
JORR000555-10110
Open

Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Specialist

Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Jordan
Location, Country
Amman (JOR)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding, Programme Advisor or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

Assist in Policy and Strategy Advice and Development:

  • Prepare policy briefs, sector scan, status papers on development challenges based on desk review studies and analysis for evidence-based advocacy and policy development in the field of Governance and Peacebuilding;
  • Assist in the development of ongoing initiatives, including review of policy literature in respect to the above initiatives to enhance UNDP programming in the field of Governance and Peacebuilding within the Arab Region;
  • Document good practices, case studies, innovations and pilot models for wider dissemination and sharing.

Project Design, formulation and other project related functions:

  • Assist in Governance and Peacebuilding policy development within UNDP in the Arab Region feeding into global policy development;
  • Prepare conceptual framework and concept notes on new areas of work or development challenges;
  • Assist in the development of technical support of new interventions or projects;
  • Prepare and review project documents.

Knowledge Management:

  • Prepare knowledge and communication products related to the above tow initiatives within the Governance and Peacebuilding team;
  • Review knowledge products (subject, design and content);
  • Disseminate knowledge and communications products.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree in social sciences with a focus on peace and conflict studies, international relations, political science, development studies or a related field is required;

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 5 years of work experience in governance, conflict prevention, human rights and peacebuilding, including in crisis and fragile contexts;
  • Demonstrated experience in leading multi-stakeholder consultation processes, and partner engagement.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in facilitation, consensus-building, multi-stakeholder dialogue processes, mediation, dispute resolution, social cohesion, and relevant conflict prevention and peacebuilding intervention areas is required;
  • Excellent oral skills and proven report-writing with the ability to present recommendations supported by findings gathered through desk review.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Experience in conducting inclusive conflict analysis, including through enhancing women’s participation in conflict analysis processes is highly desirable;
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong analytical, research, data gathering, writing and communication skills;
  • Substantive knowledge of and work experience in the Middle East and North Africa is highly desirable.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

Experience working with the United Nations and international organizations is desirable

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human rights
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, 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. Application deadline: 27 July 2021
Chargé(e) de projet - Prévention du terrorisme - Nat. Specialist UNODC Morocco
VMAM Code
MARR000146-9905
Open

Chargé(e) de projet - Prévention du terrorisme -

Chargé(e) de projet - Prévention du terrorisme -

National Specialist
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Morocco
Location, Country
Rabat (MAR)
Language skills
French
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
01 August 2021
Duration
8 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

Sous la supervision directe du/de la Chargé(e) de projet de l’ONUDC, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • En tant que membre d'une équipe, aider à la préparation et à la mise en œuvre en temps voulu des activités d'assistance technique nationales et régionales, en mettant l'accent sur les efforts de renforcement des capacités visant à améliorer les réponses de justice pénale au terrorisme, en particulier dans le cadre du projet susmentionné pour la mise en œuvre des régimes de sanctions nationaux et internationaux et la prévention du financement du terrorisme, afin de remplir les mandats relatifs à la prévention du terrorisme conformément aux objectifs et politiques mondiaux ;
  • Fournir un appui à la Cheffe du Bureau de Programme de l'ONUDC au Maroc pour assurer la liaison et le suivi des demandes adressées aux autorités et entités nationales dans le cadre des programmes de prévention du terrorisme, de manière appropriée ;
  • Assurer la liaison et interagir efficacement et en temps opportun avec les collègues et les parties concernées à l'interne et à l'externe ;
  • Préparer divers documents écrits, tels que des documents de base et de travail, de la correspondance, des rapports d'évaluation et de réalisation, des exposés, des notes d'information, des résumés, des réunions d'information techniques, des points de discussion et des discours, et fournir des contributions pour l'établissement de rapports, de publications de fond et de matériel de formation se rapportant aux réponses opérationnelles de justice pénale fondées sur l'Etat de droit contre le terrorisme ;
  • Analyser les cas, incidents et tendances liés au terrorisme au Maroc, évaluer et identifier les besoins en matière de renforcement des capacités antiterroristes des entités nationales concernées, et élaborer des notes conceptuelles et des propositions de projets petinentes, à l'intention des donateurs ;
  • Assister et prendre des notes aux réunions, à la demande du/de la superviseur(e) ;
  • Exécuter toute autre tâche qui lui sont confiées.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Pour être admissible au poste, les conditions suivantes doivent être remplies:

  • Diplôme universitaire (Licence, Maîtrise ou équivalent) en droit international ou en droit pénal, en sciences politiques ou en relations internationales, est nécessaire. Un diplôme universitaire de premier niveau dans des domaines similaires en combinaison avec deux années supplémentaires d'expérience admissible peut être accepté en lieu et place du diplôme universitaire avancé.
  • Avoir manifesté un vif intérêt pour les travaux de l'Organisation des Nations Unies et être personnellement attaché aux idéaux de la Charte;
  • Avoir une capacité démontrée à interagir avec succès avec des personnes d'origines culturelles et de croyances différentes, ce qui comprend la volonté d'essayer de comprendre et d'être tolérant à l'égard des opinions et des points de vue différents.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Un minimum de deux (2) ans d'expérience professionnelle en gestion de programme est requis ;
  • Une expérience dans l'organisation et la mise en oeuvre d'ateliers techniques, de réunions ou de cours en ligne est hautement souhaitable ;
  • Expérience de travail dans le domaine de la prévention du crime ou de la justice pénale et / ou avec le système des Nations Unies est un avantage, tout comme l'expérience sur le terrain.
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Criminal law
Area of expertise details

Un minimum de deux (2) ans d'expérience professionnelle en gestion de programme est requis.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams, Managing Performance, Technological Awareness, Vision
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 Morroco and legal residents in Morroco with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 19-08-2021 * 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. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Maroc et les résidents légaux de Maroc ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 19-08-2021
Programme Management Officer Nat. Expert ECA Morocco
VMAM Code
MARR000147-10028
Open

Programme Management Officer

Programme Management Officer

National Expert
Host entity
ECA
Country
Morocco
Location, Country
Rabat (MAR)
Language skills
French
English
Arabic
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

Under direct supervision of the Director of the assigned Office, the Programme Management Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  1. Act as the programme/project focal point of the Office:
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates programmes/projects;
  • Monitors and analyses programme/project development and implementation at all stages, including the analysis of implementation difficulties and initiating remedial action;
  • Provides periodic progress reports on the programmes/projects’ implementation, including fund utilisation;
  • Review, prepare and provide inputs to relevant documents and reports related to programmes/projects;
  • Identifies resource needs and participate in the development of resource mobilization strategy;
  • Liaise with relevant offices of the Commission; identifies and tracks follow-up actions;
  • Leads and participates in planning accountability missions and provides guidance to consultants, government officials and draft mission summaries and reports;
  • Coordinate activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, contracts such as Letter of Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding, reports &financial statements) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, progress reports).

  1. Provide substantive/technical support to the Office:
  • Researches, analyses, and presents information gathered from diverse sources.
  • Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies;
  • Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyses and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions;
  • Organizes & prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc;
  • Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc;
  • Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities;
  • Provide logistical and other types of support in the running of the meetings/workshops/conferences etc…of the Office.
  1. Performs other duties as required.

Work implies frequent interaction with the following:

Establish and maintain relationships with various ECA offices as well as counterparts, senior officers, and technical staff in relevant Secretariat units and in UN funds, programs and other UN specialized agencies; Representatives and officials in national governments, international organizations, consultants.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, public administration, or a related field is required. A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s or equivalent) in the specified fields with two additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of the advance university degree. A PhD in relevant field would be an advantage.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

15 years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration, or related area, is required. Experience in Programmes/projects design, management and reporting using results framework is desirable.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme management, Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, 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 Morocco and legal residents in Morocco with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 05-08-2021 * 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. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Maroc et les résidents légaux de Maroc ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 05-08-2021
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
Communications Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000163-10065
Open

Communications Assistant

Communications Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

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

  1. Conceptualize and suport the design of visuals, infographics and data vizualisations for a range of products and materials for WFP Palestine’s internal and external communications
  • Using input from the Communications team, transform communications messages into infographics or other graphic products in a professional, appealing and timely manner;
  • Draft and layout annual reports, formal publications such as case studies or technical research and ensure that key messages come across clearly and in an interesting way;
  • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations/briefings to convey food security messages in simple and comprehendible manner;
  • Provide genuine and well-thought out ideas for complex issues across a range of audiences for WFP’s internal and external communications products.

  1. Maintain and strengthen WFP Palestine CO branding, reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Safeguard and ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with the graphic guidelines provided by WFP globally;
  • Understand, keep current with, and apply data visualization techniques and strategies for data in all media.

  1. Support in the Design and layout of information products including routine public reports, focusing on achievement of the following results:
  • Support and lead the design process of reports and presentations for printing, electronic distribution and in-person delivery;
  • Layout weekly, monthly and other recurrent reports in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Draft a Design templates for new publications and products in line with graphic guidelines and in close cooperation with the relevant units;
  • Maintain templates (Word, PowerPoint etc) and give technical support to use those templates among the team;
  • Improve and edit art-works, photos, charts and other graphic elements;
  • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining the photo archive.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field; OR Vocational deploma in the graphic design field
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1-2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in graphic design, data analytics, communications or a related field, or other relevant programmes; experience with desktop publishing is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Proven track record in designing visually engaging infographics on complex issues including qualitative and quantitative research and evidence is an asset.
  • Good knowledge in concept and creation of specific graphic design assets, including infographics/fact graphs (for print and digital), data visualization
  • Experience in digital animation is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Food Security, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Web and graphic design
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS3,780. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021
IT Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000164-10063
Open

IT Assistant

IT Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
Gaza (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the head of Gaza Office, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Provide WFP Gaza office with ICT support services in compliance with WFP IT Hardware and software standards.
  • Compliance with WFP information security and data protection rules.
  • Maintain a backup plan to backup all WFP Gaza office data and mail files on daily basis.
  • Monitor network of WFP Gaza office for viruses, intrusions, and any other mal-functions.
  • Provide support to WFP TEC unit when upgrading to a new version of Windows, Windows Server, MS Office 365 or other software products.
  • Provide support to WFP TEC unit to implement an ICT Business Continuity and Disaster-Recovery Plan (BC/DRP) for WFP Gaza office including Gaza DRP Offsite located in UNRWA premises.
  • Work with WFP TEC unit with emerging plan to expand or activate the Emergency Operation Center (ECC) and Operation rooms located or to be located in Gaza UNDP/UNSCO/UNRWA premises.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

A bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering or Information technology (IT )

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1-2 years working experience, including network administration, support to management of hardware and software platforms, telecommunications facilities, knowledge of Windows-based applications/servers.
  • Relevant certifications in hardware and software management and application, Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) is an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of Windows domains and Services such as but not limited to Active Directory, File and Print Servers, and Domain functions (e.g. DC; DHCP; DNS).
  • Sound knowledge in IT Security measures and products, such as Windows Defender (ATP); and Anti-Malware/Anti-Spyware, and Ransomware and Cyper Security protection.
  • Sound knowledge in Cloud storage and solutions (e.g., OneDrive, Azure). As well as Cloud collaboration software (e.g. Skype, Skype for Business, TEAMs, and ZOOM, ..etc)
  • MCSE, CCNA certified employees are advantage.
  • Sound knowledge in Database systems (Access, SQL Server 2016/2019, and Oracle).
  • Sound Knowledge in HP, and Cisco routers switches and firewall configuration.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft .net technology (ASPX and C#).
  • Sound knowledge of Web application design.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration, Database design, administration and maintenance
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS 3843.34 including wellbeing differential payment. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Gaza will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021
Nutrition Assistant Nat. Youth WFP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000162-10064
Open

Nutrition Assistant

Nutrition Assistant

National Youth
Host entity
WFP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

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

  • Provide technical support and assist in the development and implementation of various nutrition related activities and processes supporting alignment with wider programme policies and guidelines.
  • Participate in regular field visits and meetings to gather and verify information needed to understand the needs of the most vulnerable communities and targeted groups.
  • Sensitize WFP’s beneficiaries and local communities on nutrition information and be able to answer any nutrition queries raised by the beneficiaries at the community level as advised by the direct supervisor
  • Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organized and readily available.
  • Support the management and implementation of the community level nutrition projects to ensure that the various nutrition activities are performed within the established targets following WFP’s policies and procedures.
  • Prepare a range of reports by reviewing and interpreting analyzed data (e.g. project status, performance)
  • Ensure and/or perform accurate, timely recording of data for the nutrition projects and ensure consistency of information presented to partners.
  • Closely collaborate with functional units to support effective collaboration, implementation, and monitoring of ongoing project activities.
  • Coordinate and connect with local partners, agencies, NGOs and government institutions to implement and follow up on community activities.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and field visits to project sites for evaluating project efficiency, identifying problems, and instituting corrective measures.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Nutrition, International Health & Nutrition, Public Health & Nutrition Policy and Management, Family Health & Nutrition, or Food Technology. Advanced degree is an asset. or area related to nutrition and community projects.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 1- 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in nutrition projects, or other relevant programmes;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Food safety and nutrition
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Youth UN Volunteer assignment with a monthly VLA payment of ILS 3,780. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered. 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 with the Application Code. * 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. Lastly, select the special call with the Application Code. Application deadline: 25-07-2021