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Business Operations Specialist Nat. Specialist IOM Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000970-10599
Open

Business Operations Specialist

Business Operations Specialist

National Specialist
Host entity
IOM
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
  1. Support in the review and assessment of existing processes, in close coordination with Country Offices (CO) management and the Regional Office (RO), and recommend and lead successful implementation of process improvements in line with the emerging Business Transformation
  2. Organize monthly meetings with the 15 Country Offices in MENA (FP nominated by COs management), including preparation of agenda, recording of minutes, preparing and delivering presentations underscoring pain points, challenges, areas of improvement, best practices and how best to support the field offices.
  3. Undertake desk research and analysis in the area of COs’ internal capacity enhancement and checking data and references to contribute to policy briefs, information materials, presentations and other visibility materials for reports, plans, studies, briefings, training, meetings/conferences, etc
  4. Identify and implement key performance management metrics into current and future programming and process design to enhance results-based programming.
  5. Assist with training Development, user documentation and system implementation based on COs requests and in coordination with relevant officers at RO level
  6. Facilitate knowledge sharing and knowledge management efforts, including through the production and maintenance of knowledge management tools related to the project in coordination with the Regional Staff Development Officer
  7. Prepare and send on a regular basis personalized correspondences to each country office, signaling discrepancies and advising on appropriate corrective actions to be taken.
  8. Provide general support to the Project Team in the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the project, in compliance with the donor administrative, legal and procedural requirements.
  9. Maintain an updated tracking of the project’s progress, and draft as well as contribute to regular reports in line with IOM standards and donor requirements.
  10. In close coordination with Project coordinator, ensure strategic and efficient management of project’s financial resources while advising on corrective actions and proposing alternative solutions to meet outcomes and needs of COs.
  11. Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master’s degree in business administration, organizational development, operations management, project management, or other related technical field from an accredited academic institution with three years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with five years of relevant professional experience.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • five years of relevant professional experience.
  • Experience in leading strategy development and business transformation;
  • Experience in the planning, coordination and / or monitoring of capacity building activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to present a significant amount of information from various sources in a concise way
  • Ability to plan activities in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Familiarity with UN common system or similar systems.
  • High level of computer literacy, knowledge of SAP is a distinct advantage and experience using Articulate Storyline, WebEx and Cornerstone (or other Learning Management System software) is desirable.
  • International setting and/or multicultural environment in other missions/other countries is an added advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Political affairs and political reporting, Legal research, Monitoring and evaluation
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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 Egypt and legal residents in Egypt with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 28-09-2021
Surveillance and Data Management Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000973-10636
Open

Surveillance and Data Management

Surveillance and Data Management

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Egypt
Location, Country
Cairo (EGY)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 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, WHO, RA/MVC] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [Surveillance and Data Management] will:

  • Support collation, review, analysis and reporting of malaria and vector control data
  • Support creating a dashboard for the malaria and vector control data using integrated DHIS2 platform
  • Participate in the preparation of the World Malaria Report through collecting DHIS2 data reporting from countries
  • Support in preparation of meeting minutes of the weekly and Regional MVC virtual meetings
  • Support with literature review for collation of published data related to malaria and vector control
  • Support during development MVC manuscripts
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Epidemiology or area related to Public Health;
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in disease surveillance, epidemiology and data management and analysis , or other relevant programmes; experience with DHIS2 is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in X [health system and sustainable development ], volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Database design, administration and maintenance, Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Building Trust, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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 Egypt and legal residents in Egypt with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021
Technical Officer - HSEL Int. Specialist WHO Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000971-10615
Open

Technical Officer - HSEL

Technical Officer - HSEL

International 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: 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 Regional Adviser and Head of Health Systems in Emergencies Lab (HSEL) at the Department of Universal Health Coverage/Health Systems (UHS), World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean (WHO EMRO), the UN Volunteer International Specialist will:

  1. Provide support in the implementation and monitoring of the HSEL work plan in collaboration with other technical units at teams at WHO Regional Office and Country Offices.
  2. Support implementation of the country support projects including pilot of health systems recovery toolkit, health systems resilience toolkit, capacity building programs, etc.
  3. Contribute to the preparation of monitoring and progress reports, briefings, proposals, reports and communications required for advocacy, resource mobilization, and strategic decision making.
  4. Assist in coordinating and facilitating information and knowledge management related to the HSEL areas of work for the purpose of monitoring, evaluation and organizational learning.
  5. Support in development of the HSEL annual report including documenting success stories and lessons learned in the context of key areas of work including humanitarian-development-peace nexus, health system recovery, health systems resilience, and refugee and migrant health.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Master’s degree Public Health, Emergency Management, Health Care Management or Epidemiology from an accredited academic institution.
Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of five years' experience, at the national and/or international levels, emergency programmes and/or countries in the Region. Working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset.

  • At least two years of relevant professional experience in project management in a Public Health or Emergency Management related field.

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.
  • Have affinity with or interest in public health and humanitarian volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Healthcare administration
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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. Application deadline: 28 September 2021
Procurement Analyst Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000416-10640
Open

Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Erbil (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

Under the Guidance and Supervision of the Procurement Specialist/Team Leader the IUNV Procurement Analyst works for the successful and timely completion of procurement services for the UNDP Service Centre by undertaking the following tasks;

  1. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system.
  2. Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
  3. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
  4. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.

  1. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  2. Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
  3. Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
  4. Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
  5. Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  6. Management of the implementation of the procurement processes monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement.
  7. Ensures timely delivery of procurement processes for the assigned Projects, which constitute the bulk of the procurement requests.

  1. Ensures elaboration, introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  1. Development and management of the rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.
  2. Management of the e-procurement system in the CO.
  3. Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Procurement.
  4. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.
  • CIPS II is compulsory and required.
  • Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web based management systems.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams
Application procedure
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 September 2021
Communications and CSOs Engagement Nat. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000418-10682
Open

Communications and CSOs Engagement

Communications and CSOs Engagement

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Baghdad (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
7 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 UNDP CO and Tadamon focal points project manager, a UN volunteer performs the following tasks:

  1. Building the Crowdfunding Academy (CFA) Ecosystem
  • Screening and identifying relevant partners to become part of the ecosystem for the CFA – through the Crowdfunding Ecosystem Checklist prepared by Tadamon team; defining the roles of each partner
  • Screening, identifying and registering relevant NGOs/CSOs to benefit from the CFA
  • Ecosystem brainstorming and training on alternative finance mechanisms especially crowdfunding.
  • Drafting inputs for Digital Crowdfunding Academy as a base for all CFAs to be established in other countries
  • Support the materials on the CFA to go online and to UNDP social networks in the country; enabling visibility of the partners, vetted CSOs and projects
  • Helping to define main stakholders in the ecosystem - according to the Ecosystem Mapping Checklist
  • Connecting the Digital Crowdfunding Academy online with the local NGOs
  • Creating a call for applicants to screen and select NGO’s to participate in the Crowdfunding Academy
  • 20 NGOs will be chosen to participate in the process of Digital Crowdfunding Academy. NGOs will follow an online seminars and course Digital Crowdfunding Academy to create their own content for their fundraising (to create their own campaigns). Each NGO will create a campaign with content around their work

2. Training of Trainers for Crowdfunding Academy

  • support the identification of relevant experts for the workshops and those from alternative finance and CSO ecosystem in Iraq
  • Identifying a list of experts (story tellers, content manager, videographers, editors, graphic designers …) who can support CSOs in their campaign
  • Organizing a workshop to train the local experts on how to give the training
  • Contributing to CFA training guideline, manual, program and courses on Digital Crowdfunding Academy

3. Training for CSOs - Crowdfunding Academy

  • Overall support in organization of training
  • Technical support and coordination during the training process

4. Support of NGOs after the training

  • Supporting to the selected NGO’s crowdfunding promotion campaigns
  • Assistance and advising to NGOs in application for TADAMON grants
  • Coordination of publications and awareness raising campaign

5. Manage project communications

In consultation with the UNDP Iraq Communications team:

  • Developing compelling stories/content including blogs, social media posts, web stories, videos
  • Organising and participate in CSO training workshops focused on communications
  • Engaging with local media to boost visibility, as necessary
  • Developing resources/toolkits for NGOs to improve their communications
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in social sciences, communications or related area
Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge of crowdfunding mechanism and experience with crowdfunding campaigns
  • At least a one year of experience of work in NGO sector
  • At least two years experience in communications: story development/content production across a diverse range of channels
  • High motivation on developing CSOs and social projects
  • Coaching experience will be an asset
  • Excellent level of proficiency in English, and Arabic as native language.
  • 2 letters of recommendation
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of basic IT applications
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021
Clinical Psychologist Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000400-9949
Open

Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNITAD
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Dohuk (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 supervision of the Clinical Psychologist and in close cooperation with the Lead Clinical Psychologist, the UN Volunteer will contribute to the provision of psychosocial support to victims and witnesses interacting with UNITAD. More specifically, the UN Volunteer will:

  • The incumbent conducts pre-interview psychological assessments in accordance with the UNITAD protocol in particular on vulnerable witnesses such as children, women and victims of conflict -related sexual violence. The assessments are to identify and recommend measures for the Investigative Team to facilitate the testimony of such witnesses to the fullest possible extent in emotionally safe and reassuring environment without suffering further harm. The incumbent conducts also post-interview debriefings of vulnerable witnesses.
  • Where appropriate, the incumbent assists investigators to interview traumatized or vulnerable witnesses, in particular children and survivors of conflict-related sexual violence.
  • Participates in the provision appropriate assistance during interviews and monitors the wellbeing of all witnesses during interviews where appropriate.
  • Trains UNITAD staff members on issues relevant to witnesses' and victims' mental health and psychosocial support, secondary victimization and trauma especially with regard to children, survivors of conflict-related sexual violence and other vulnerable groups.
  • Cooperates with competent Iraqi authorities providing psychosocial, medical and mental health services. Participates with capacity-building trainings for Iraqi judicial and investigative authorities and other relevant national entities with respect to support and psychosocial assistance, and sensitivity to the needs of victims and witnesses.
  • Cooperates with the network of governmental, international and CSO service providers who have a mandate to provide psychosocial, medical and mental health services, for the purpose of facilitating access of witnesses to such services. The incumbent participates in the training and capacity-building activities for the network.
  • Performs other duties as required.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNITAD with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or Doctorate) in the field of Clinical or Forensic Psychology in combination with a specific expertise and/or post graduate studies on psychological trauma, especially on victims of sexual violence. A valid certification (or eligibility for licensing) to practice at national level in clinical psychology is required.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Minimum of 24 month’s experience of direct assessment and treatment of vulnerable groups, such as victims of sexual violence and traumatized children and adults, within criminal justice system structures.
  • Experience in the Middle East and North Africa is desirable. Field experience and/or experience with working with victims in conflict-affected settings is an asset.
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Fluency in Arabic and/or Kurdish is desirable.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, and good general computer literacy;
  • Ability to travel throughout the Republic of Iraq;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Mental health, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, 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: 28 September 2021
Procurement Analyst Nat. Specialist UNDP Iraq
VMAM Code
IRQR000417-10678
Open

Procurement Analyst

Procurement Analyst

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Iraq
Location, Country
Erbil (IRQ)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task
  1. Ensures elaboration and implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system

  1. Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies.
  2. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of contract strategy in the stabilization project including tendering processes and evaluation, contractor appraisal, evaluation and negotiation of offers, management of the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, risk assessment and developing mitigation strategies.
  3. Conceptualization, elaboration and implementation of strategic procurement for the office and projects including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement introduction and promotion, performance measurement.
  4. 2. Ensures efficient management of procurement processes focusing on achievement of the following results:

  5. Ensure quality in the preparation of all procurement documentation including organization of RFQ, ITB, RFP and IC Notices, receipt and evaluation of quotations, bids and proposals, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  6. Establishment and implementation of proper monitoring system and control of procurement processes;
  7. Preparation and submissions of procurement cases to the UNDP review Committees (CAP/RACP/ACP).
  8. Management of procurement contracts and perform functions of a Buyer in Atlas.
  9. Elaboration and implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase Orders (PO) are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems.
  10. Management of the implementation of the procurement processes monitoring system and mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in procurement.
  11. Ensures timely delivery of procurement processes for the assigned Projects, which constitute the bulk of the procurement requests.
  12. Ensures elaboration, introduction and implementation of sourcing strategy and e-procurement tools focusing on achievement of the following results:

  13. Development and management of the rosters of suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.
  14. Management of the e-procurement system in the CO.
  15. Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in Procurement.
  16. Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in procurement management.

  • CIPS II or any other procurement training certificate is required.
  • Experience in Crisis country is a tremendous asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Procurement and contracting
Area of expertise details

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of web based management systems

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021
Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNFPA Lebanon
VMAM Code
LBNR000460-9967
Open

Programme Assistant

Programme Assistant

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Assistant will provide overall support for the coordination, implementation and monitoring of selected projects including projects that are innovative in nature, b) ones implemented on a pilot basis to assess new approaches and c) projects ready to be scaled up based on successful pilot-based interventions all under both the humanitarian and development nexus). The UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide needed support for enhancing and reinforcing coordination and collaboration among various entities/partners;
  • Suggest new partners/experts based on comparative advantage and areas of expertise and pursue conclusion of partnership;
  • Support in assessing existing partners for possible re-engagement and/or scaling up for implementation of interventions;
  • Keep abreast of innovative approaches and successful initiatives at country, regional and global level and assess feasibility to be replicated/scaled up;
  • Contribute to preparing Terms of Reference and support in ensuring consultants are delivering tasks under the various projects;
  • Contribute in identifying research gaps to be supported/initiated;
  • Support in development/finalization/monitoring/coordination of related annual workplans with the implementing partners and provide needed support in revising workplans;
  • Provide support on projects expenditures and disbursements and timely delivery of financial reporting and ensure adequacy with activities;
  • Carry out literature/desk review and develop/prepare needed documentation;
  • Assist the communication officer in capturing best practices and human stories;
  • Review and follow up with suppliers of services i.e. consultants, to ensure completion of tasks as agreed with UNFPA,
  • Contribute to review and input on related annual, monthly, quarterly, sector/research reports, strategies, plans, donor reports, etc;
  • Ensure follow up to actions/recommendations agreed upon;
  • Provide needed information and resources as requested by UNFPA Country office, regional office and/or headquarters;
  • Participate in various coordination mechanisms as advised by supervisor ; and
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Office.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Public Health, Social Sciences, gender studies, international studies, humanities.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in managing and coordinating health, gender, or protection, or other relevant programmes; experience with governmental and non-governmental organizations in Lebanon is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Work experience in humanitarian settings is highly desirable;
  • 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 reproductive health and gender issues, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, 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 Lebanon and legal residents in Lebanon with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 27-09-2021
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: 29-09-2021 * 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 : 29-09-2021
Administrative and Travel Support Assistant Nat. Specialist UNDP State of Palestine
VMAM Code
PSER000174-10679
Open

Administrative and Travel Support Assistant

Administrative and Travel Support Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
State of Palestine
Location, Country
East Jerusalem (PSE)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Operations and Services Manager or his designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Administrative and Travel Support Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

Support to the administrative and logistical Travel services

  1. Arrangements of travel and hotel reservations, processing requests for visas, identity cards and other documents.
  2. Support ticketing arrangements.
  3. Issue UN identity cards and driving licenses for UNDP and other UN Agencies for all newly and extended contracts and registering the serial number for each.
  4. Monitor the status of UN IDs validation, and follow up to get old and expired UN IDs.
  5. Follow up on submission of driving test forms in coordination with the Security unit and keep copies archived.
  6. Administrative support to conferences, workshops, retreats.
  7. Follow on Travellers vendor requests by collecting forms and follow up with finance to create the vendor in the system.
  8. Maintains effective client relationships and responds to client needs promptly.

Enhancement of Cost Recovery

  1. Validates and processes cost-recovery charges on Excel sheet for Travel services provided by UNDP to clients (UN Agencies, projects etc).
  2. Perform Cost-recovery for regular services (online tracking and regular invoicing)
  3. Support in updating billing and review of supporting document for audit purposes.

Support to the common services

  1. Provide support to PAPP Abraj office (e-requisitions, sub-lease agreements / MoUs with agencies (UNIDO, UNFPA, GEF at this moment), invoicing to agencies, follow up with Abraj focal person where needed in relation to agencies)
  2. When required and as needed, create e-requisitions for UN agencies procurement requests as well as Admin.
  3. Follow up on Gaza leases and cost-recovery invoices (in coordination with Gaza colleagues)
  4. Replacement of staff when needed
  5. Draft Minutes of meetings for Operation Management Team (OMT) meetings and follow up on action points.
  6. Follow up on project activities as required (NAD, UNSCO)

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance management, business administration or any other relevant field

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration and management, or other relevant programmes; experience with travel and booking is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • Knowledge management, archiving and documentation is Mandatory
  • 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 administration, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Logistics and supply management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This is a National Specialist[WB1] UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4724.83 . 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: 29-09-2021