Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country Sort descending
Economic and Fiscal Expert Nat. Expert UNICEF Brazil
VMAM Code
BRAR000555-10049
Open

Economic and Fiscal Expert

Economic and Fiscal Expert

National Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Brazil
Location, Country
Brasilia (BRA)
Language skills
Portuguese
English
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Social Policy Specialist, the national UN Volunteer Economic and Fiscal Expert will provide technical support for UNICEF Brazil on economic and fiscal policy analysis, with focus on public budgeting and financing for children and adolescents.

This work will entail the following:

  • Review and analysis of macro-economic and fiscal tendencies, including
    • existing and potential fiscal space as well as sustainability of such fiscal space;
    • efficiency and effectiveness of increased spending for children and adolescents;
    • macroeconomic and fiscal feasibility analysis.

  • Analysis and elaboration of summary briefs and other material on economic and fiscal trends for child-related public budget allocation including for subnational levels of the Brazilian federative system, including:
    • Briefing notes and presentations for technical internal and external discussions;
    • Analysis of existing national budget policies, social expenditures and investments in social policies for children and adolescents in Brazil
    • Analysis of existing ‘allocation and operational’ effectiveness and efficiency of direct/indirect public allocations for children and adolescents;
    • Analysis of the overall economic and financial situation of Brazil, ensuring a child-responsive analytical lens, to identify available and/or potential fiscal space for sustainable spending on social policies;
    • Analysis of existing national legal framework and macro level policies, fiscal policies, budget planning, formulation, execution, reporting, auditing and monitoring.

  • Support elaboration of guidelines and knowledge products on prioritization of children and adolescents in public budgeting processes.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree in economics, public policy, Public Finance, Economy, Public Administration or another relevant field.

Required experience
96 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 8 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in economic policy, management and research, development studies, and/or labour market at both theoretical and practical level;
  • Experience with human rights and/or child rights is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.

Language skills
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Macroeconomics and public finance, Finance, accounting and audit, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

Competencies and skills

  • Background and familiarity with Brazilian economy, fiscal policies, public budget at national, state or municipal levels;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; and excellent analytical skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • 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 human rights and child rights, social inequalities, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • 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.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup . Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile . Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.” Application deadline: 29-July-2021, 23h59 Germany time
Data Manager Int. Specialist WHO Congo
VMAM Code
COGR000167-10081
Open

Data Manager

Data Manager

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

The incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Conduct analysis, mapping and reporting of data related to the Incident Management and the Strategic Team functions
  • Develop and enhance data systems to generate monitoring and performance reports;
  • Develop & update the briefing notes, presentations, slide decks on strategic themes related to the COVID response & the IM and the Strategic Team functions
  • Support databases, dashboard, tracking tool, surveys and prepare reports;
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned in his/her area of expertise, including replacing and backstopping.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • At least Bachelor Degree in computer science, with specialization in database development and management (or for WHO staff-equivalent professional training or self-study/work experience).

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Essential: A minimum of two (2) years of experience in developing, maintaining and managing databases and related software applications, in governmental institutions or regional/international organizations.

Desirable: Experience in reporting and communication in an international NGO, inter-governmental organization or UN system agency.

Experience working in an international organization is an asset

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Database design, administration and maintenance, Web and graphic design, Software and applications development and analysis
Area of expertise details

Area(s) of qualification(s) :

  • Database development and management
  • Knowledge of photography, video editing, web development and/or graphic design is an asset .
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including authorities at different levels;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in health issues and development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Requirements for the use of the computer tool :

  • Excellent knowledge of database and website design and management; IT collaboration software and tools particularly in database7 and SharePoint applications;
  • Knowledge of implementing computer security including firewall and virus protection;
  • Advanced computer skills, including MS Vision, MS Project and the MS Office suite;
  • Ability to grasp and understand technical concepts and systems

Competencies and Values :

- Integrity and Professionalism: Demonstrates expertise in the specialty area and the ability to apply sound judgment; a high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and the ability to take responsibility; a willingness to accept responsibility and the ability to work autonomously according to established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising a high degree of discretion, impartiality and neutrality; the ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; spontaneous and service-minded.

- Responsibility: mature and responsible; ability to operate within the rules and regulations of the organization.

- Commitment to continuous learning: demonstrates initiative and willingness to learn new skills and keep abreast of new developments in their area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in the work environment.
- Planning and Organizing: demonstrates organizational effectiveness and the skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient manner and contribute to the timely resolution of issues; ability to set priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor one's (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with tight deadlines, and to manage multiple projects/activities.

- Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to work effectively with other sectors/units within the organization; ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and equality;

- Communication: Demonstrates interpersonal skills; good oral and written communication skills, including the ability to write clear and concise reports; ability to make presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to take and defend recommendations; Ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors from a wide variety of backgrounds; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful to staff while being objective without showing self-interest; ability to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

- Flexibility, adaptability and the ability and willingness to operate in difficult, remote and potentially hazardous environments for extended periods of time, involving physical hardship and little comfort, including frequent travel within the area of operations; willingness to be deployed/transferred to other locations within the area of operations, as necessary

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-07-2021
Writer/Editor Int. Specialist WHO Congo
VMAM Code
COGR000166-10082
Open

Writer/Editor

Writer/Editor

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

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

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

Language skills

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

Comuputer Skills:

  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;

Other desired skills

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including authorities at different levels;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in health issues and development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to WHO; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to WHO procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and WHO in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards WHO’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 26-07-2021
Communication Officer Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
VMAM Code
GNBR000111-10080
Open

Communication Officer

Communication Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Guinea Bissau
Location, Country
Bissau (GNB)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
French
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of the Sustainable Development Unit or her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Communications Officer will:

• Establish an internal and external communication strategy for the Sustainable Development Unit that contribute to enhancing the branding of the unit and as a consequence partnership and resource mobilization;

• Provide advisory to the head of the unit on strategic communication on the unit’s results.

• Act as the communication focal of the sustainable development unit in the CO and contribute to internal and external communication documents.

• Support the elaboration and implementation of the project’s communication plans;

• Organize and conduct the communication component of project activities/events for the Sustainable Development Unit, including drafting the background notes, media relations, taking photos, preparing talking points, invitations and press-releases;

• Organize the internal communication operation by facilitating the establishment of relevant tools and guidance for the projects;

• Produce quality and appropriate information materials for outreach to different audiences (periodical newsletter, social media update, identify and write project success stories and project factsheet);

• Edit, design and/or supervise the process of editing and designing all the documents to be shared externally or published by UNDP’s Sustainable Development Unit;

• Establish a photo and video library for the unit to support documentation of all the events, results etc.;

• Perform any other duty as requested by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

- Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g., marketing or area related to social communications, information and/or journalism;

- A First-level university degree (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in combination with 5 years of relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international in marketing, strategic communication, public relations, public information and reporting, journalism, mass media and broadcasting communications, advocacy other communication related experience.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Expertise areas: marketing, strategic communication, public relations, public information and reporting, journalism, mass media and broadcasting communications, advocacy other communication related experience.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • An experience working in the UN or other international development organization is highly recommended;
  • 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 nature, climate and energy issues, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Languages: Fluency in English and Portuguese are mandatory. Asset: Working knowledge of French.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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: 26-07-2021
Human Resources Officer Int. Specialist UNICEF Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000752-10161
Open

Human Resources Officer

Human Resources Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Maputo (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
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 Human Resources Specialist, the UNV Human Resources Officer will perform the following tasks:

1. Business Partnering

  • Through research of policies and analysis of data, provide support to the HR Business Partners in advising their clients on HR-related needs and developing subsequent plans of action.
  • Provide accurate and timely advice to clients on HR processes and policies, ensuring the highest level of client-orientation.
  • Proactively advise clients on the resolution of human resources issues ensuring equitable and transparent solutions that protects both the staff and organizations interests in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures.
  • Promote the organizational goals and targets for gender equity and cultural diversity.

2. Strategic Human Resources

  • Liaise with the HQ Divisions, regional and country offices to support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation. Provide feedback and make recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies and processes.
  • Keep abreast, research, benchmark, and implement best and cutting-edge practices in HR management and contribute to the development of global policies, procedures and introduce innovation through sharing of best practices and knowledge learned

3. Support to Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services

  • Provide support to various HR services (recruitment, onboarding, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development etc.) to help the HR department in implementing efficient client services that help either attract, retain and/or motivate staff of the highest caliber.
  • When assigned casework in the relevant area on either a routine or non-routine basis, analyze and synthesize issues and problems, and interpret established, formal guidelines to address and recommend solutions or further actions required.

4. Learning and Capacity Development

  • In collaboration with business owners, support the design and delivery of learning and development plans for staff.
  • Contribute to the mapping of competencies for all staff included in the assigned client portfolio, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the talent pipeline.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Implement onboarding atrategy and actions and provide orientation briefing to new staff.

5. HR Data Analytics

  • Collect, interpret and analyze HR data to help inform decision making on HR processes and strategies.
  • Support the development and implementation of data collection systems to optimize data quality.
  • Coordinate with country offices and partners to provide assistance in their HR information management.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • A University Degree in human resource management, business management, international relations, psychology, or another related field is required.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Advanced knowledge of principles and concepts of human resources management
  • Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations
  • Strong research, planning and organizational skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Technology (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Knowledge of PowerBI is an asset.
  • Experience with HR Systems is an asset (SAP, ATS, LMS, etc.).

Interpersonal and Communication

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience

Ability to empathize with client managers, supervisors and staff while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promogulated HR regulations and rules

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 08 August 2021
Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000751-10159
Open

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Pemba (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021 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 Associate Livelihoods Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Assistant will:

Explore partnerships with relevant stakeholders to enhance economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC. This includes working with economic development agencies to adapt their programmes to become inclusive of UNHCR PoC, working with the private sector to enhance inclusion of UNHCR PoC in their labour force and supply chains, working with financial service providers to enhance financial inclusion, and working with public and private sector service providers to include UNHCR PoC in

  • supporting services (business development, micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social protection, etc.).
  • Support work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, to collect information about the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work.
  • Support the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of the engagement of development programmes.
  • Participate in necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to inform interventions and identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR PoC.
  • In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, work closely with and provide technical assistance on livelihoods interventions to help ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been strategically determined in consideration of its comparative advantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • Prepare field reports and other relevant reports relating to livelihoods and make recommendations for interventions that enhance PoC economic inclusion to the designated officer.
  • Provide overall support to the supervisor including assistance in the organization of meetings, workshops and working sessions.
  • Organize and participate in workshops, training programmes, monitoring visits and working groups with regards to livelihood programming.
  • Draft routine documents contribute to assessments and participate in inter-agency meetings.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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;

Have affinity with or interest in protection, economic development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

Working knowledge of local languages used in Cabo Delgado is an advantage.

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;

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;

Sound security awareness;

Driving license
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 04 August 2021
Site Engineer Nat. Specialist UNDP Mozambique
VMAM Code
MOZR000749-10109
Open

Site Engineer

Site Engineer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Mozambique
Location, Country
Pemba (MOZ)
Language skills
English
Portuguese
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

Under the direct supervision of international senior engineer, National Volunteer Site Civl Engineer will undertake the following tasks:

The main obligation of the youth volunteers is to supervise the construction and the rehabilitation works of stabilization projects in Cabo Delgado Province.

  1. Supervision of Stabilization projects:
  • Assist in assessment processes of the targeted locations in order to identify the needed plan including the procedures, items and equipment. Assist the program team to perform daily supervision tasks needed to properly implement the project and raise relevant issues to senior supervisor.
  • Conduct field visits to the different sites in order to identify issues to be followed by the senior engineers and /or to accomplish daily tasks related to the implementation including providing technical advice to the beneficiaries.
  • Assist in submission of the required Bill of Quantities (BoQs) of the relevant renovation and construction activities in coordination and cooperation with the technical teams from the Government.
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings and respond to queries from pot national bidders if related to BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Participate in Technical Review panels for submitted bids and review all bids against the approved BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Assist in the supervision all locations of building and provide updates, recommendation to UNDP accordingly.
  • Assist in Evaluate, check and verify Contractor’s measurements on Site.
  • Assist in Construction Inspection including inspection of materials, equipment’s to be installed.
  • Assist in checking materials received at construction/renovation sites against damages, missing parts and appropriate ratings; ensuring that the materials/equipment provided by the Contractor meets UNDP requirement and standards.
  • Assist in checking construction progress/ completion and the corresponding payments.
  • Assist in Maintaining project construction/rehabilitation records and issue correspondence, certificates, notices and instructions on behalf of UNDP to the contractor as may be required by the provisions of the construction contract documents.
  • Assist the projecr team in preparing daily and progress reports;
  • Follow up on different materials testing and relevant approvals in case needed;
  • Inspection of submitted materials, and follow up on the approval process till finalized;
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
  • Technical assistance for the UNDP stabilization Program in Pemba.
  • Participate in the assessment processes of the targeted locations in order to identify the needed plan including the procedures, items and equipment.
  • Participate in preparing the required tender documents including Bill of Quantities (BoQs), drawings, scope of work, specific conditions and specifications of the relevant renovation and construction activities.
  • Assist in responding to queries arise from procurement unit and review committees related to BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Participate in pre-bid meetings and assist in responding to queries from pot national bidders if related to BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Participate in Technical Review panels for submitted bids and review all bids against the approved BoQs and technical specifications.
  • Assist in supervise all locations of building and provide updates, recommendation to UNDP
  • participate in checking materials received at construction/renovation sites
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Civil engineer or architect

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience Civil / Arch engineering or architecture is required
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Knowledge of Emakua and/or Shimakonde
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other engineering and construction related experience
Area of expertise details
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
Driving license
Competencies values
Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 29 July 2021