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Project Assistant Nat. Specialist UNOSSC China
VMAM Code
CHNR000184-10101
Open

Project Assistant

Project Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNOSSC
Country
China
Location, Country
Beijing (CHN)
Language skills
English
Chinese
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Project Management officer in Beijing, the Project Assistant will:

Overall targets

Support the implementation of project related operational and administrative tasks

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

Support partnership building and knowledge sharing

Support Assets management

Provide events organization support and other Detailed tasks

Overall tasks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

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

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Functional Competencies:

Building Strategic Partnerships

Level 1.1: Maintaining information and databases

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

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.1: Basic research and analysis

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

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.1: Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures

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

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

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

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

Promoting Organizational Change and Development

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

Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

Design and Implementation of Management Systems

Level 1.1: Data gathering and implementation of management systems

Uses information/databases/other management systems

Client Orientation

Level 1.1: Maintains effective client relationships

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

Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management

Level 1.1: Gathering and disseminating information

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

Core Competencies:

Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity

Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment

Self-development, initiative-taking and details-oriented

Acting as a team player and facilitating team work

Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively

Managing conflict

Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.

Informed and transparent decision making

Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline:25-07-2021
MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer) Support Officer Int. Specialist UNCDF Fiji
VMAM Code
FJIR000132-10131
Open

MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer) Support Officer

MEAL (Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer) Support Officer

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Manager - Pacific or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer MEAL Support Officer will:

  • Set up UNCDF’s data collection system for partner interventions in each of the programme countries:
    • Develop data management and data visualization tools to track project results and aggregated programme results.
    • Design partner monitoring tools and train partners in data collection and reporting.
    • Based on the primary data collected, analyse project and programme performance and extract relevant findings for strategic decision-making and market based interventions.

  • Supports the MEAL Officer in the planning, preparation and management of M&E strategies and associated activities conducted for the programmes, such as;
    • Support to development and execution of M&E work plan, including internal assessments and external evaluation of the programmes
    • Support with the data collection, quality control and results measurement for the programmes

  • Supports the MEAL Officer and other colleagues in the Pacific to implement the use of UNCDF’s Inclusive Digital Economy Scorecard (IDES) and with associated research on thematic topics relevant to UNCDF’s learning agenda:
    • Supports the data-collection for the IDES tool for each programme country.
    • Identify secondary datasets and research relevant to the implementation of the programme and develop and update the IDES and the country evidence base.
    • Conduct analysis of secondary sources on digital economy data to identify programme priorities and inform market engagements.

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

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

Degree in ICT, Computing Science, Information systems, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

Prior experience working with or in a UN Agency, or with IFI development partners, such as World Bank or ADB is preferred

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Other development programme/project experience
Area of expertise details
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in conducting research and data analysis to inform strategic decision-making in development programming is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience with information management, advanced quantitative and qualitative data analysis, as well as data visualization, is required.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in conducting socio-economic research is preferable, but not mandatory.
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? 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. Application deadline: 2nd August 2021
Youth Engagement and Entrepreneurship Officer Nat. Specialist UNDP Indonesia
VMAM Code
IDNR000200-10067
Open

Youth Engagement and Entrepreneurship Officer

Youth Engagement and Entrepreneurship Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Indonesia
Location, Country
Jakarta (IDN)
Language skills
Indonesian
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Innovative Financing Lab and Technical Coordinator of Impact Investing, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support day-to-day project implementation including liase with key partners.
  • Create and maintain stakeholders database;
  • Assist in communication with relevant stakeholders and partners.
  • Provision of support in organization of events/workshops/seminars,
  • Organize and regularly update project database of meetings, workshops, seminars, trainings, etc.;
  • Participate and assist in the events/seminars/workshops, including preparation of ToRs and development of meeting notes, communication materials, and publications;
  • Assist in development of project’s reports;
  • Assist in translating and proof-reading of reports and other documents.
  • Contribute to the development of new pipelines on IFL as part of the project
  • Assist in partnership and communication with project partners
  • Perform other duties/functions as assigned by Project 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 bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, such as international relations, business, economics, finance, development; or related fields;
  • Demonstrated interest in development cooperation, youth empowerment, innovation, economics empowerment, partnership, or youth entrepreneurship.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience working in the area social entrepreneurship, youth development, or SDG-related projects would be an asset;
  • Experience in working and liaison with government officials is strongly preferrable;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer or intern would be highly regarded.
Language skills
  • Indonesian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Strong data management skills and eye for details is highly required;
  • 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;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
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, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 26-07-2021
Child Protection Officer - Mine Action Coordination Int. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000150-10059
Open

Child Protection Officer - Mine Action Coordination

Child Protection Officer - Mine Action Coordination

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist (CPiE), the International UN Volunteer will deal with all matters related to mine risk education in Myanmar. The International UNV will undertake the following tasks:

1. Participate in relevant coordination and inter-agency Mine Risk Working Group meetings at both national and sub-national levels, contributing to the agenda, minutes, documents, and support follow up to action points through timely and quality communications;

2. Ensure timely and quality contributions on issues related to Mine Action to the national PWG, CPWG and CTFMR;

3. Monitor trends and provide inputs to the explosive ordinance risk education (EORE) and awareness-raising programmes and ensure that emergency preparedness planning is conducted and/or updated regularly to anticipate new risks and ensure timely and appropriate child protection response;

4. Support the development, implementation and monitoring and reporting of partnerships with civil society, community-based and child protection mechanisms in the field to ensure their participation in the implementation of EORE programmes;

5. Undertake field visits to provide technical support to field offices and partners through the rolling out of tools and resources, supporting the execution of their action plans, and assisting in programming;

6. Ensure that UNICEF child protection section is kept informed of situations having an impact on child protection, maintain an overview of the situation and identify crucial gaps in service provision that require addressing;

7. Facilitate trainings and capacity building activities for relevant beneficiaries, including NGO partners in collaboration with field offices;

8. Contribute to ensuring dissemination of informative materials in the most affected areas;

9. Ensure regular communications with the global MRE network and support when possible;

10. Draft budgets and project proposals for new projects as required;

11. Draft donor reports, fundraising proposals, ad-hoc reports, briefing papers, presentations and other documents as required;

12. Provide programme information to partner agencies, non-governmental organizations, contractors and UN agencies.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Additional Comments: Master’s Degree or equivalent Advanced Degree in international affairs/development, economics, governance related, public policy/administration, human rights, or other related field.

A first level University degree (Bachelors Degree or equivalent) in a related field with an additional two (2) years of practical and relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience working in the area of mine risk education or mine action

Experience working in complex emergency settings is an asset; experience in inter-agency mine action coordination is an added advantage; Experience in project management support specifically in mine action related activities is an asset.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other development programme/project experience, Land mines and demining., Other emergency management experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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. Application deadline: 25 July 2021
Child Protection Officer – Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Int. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000151-10060
Open

Child Protection Officer – Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

Child Protection Officer – Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
36 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

  • Support phased scaling up UNICEF CP MHPSS prevention and response services (encompassing both humanitarian and non-humanitarian areas) for children and caregivers who are in need of mental health support;
  • Develop and support a system of MHPSS capacity development of child protection actors involved in MHPSS service delivery in both humanitarian and non-humanitarian areas;
  • Develop and support a MHPSS mainstreaming strategy in sectoral interventions beyond Protection/Child Protection – with a specific emphasis on Education, Health/Nutrition and WASH sectors;
  • Work in consultation with the Child Protection team to strengthen the referral mechanism for girls and women, and their children to available MHPSS services and programmes;
  • Work with CAAC/MRE team and partners to ensure MHPSS services are available and tailored to the needs of women and girls who were associated with Government and Non-Government Actors and who have suffered conflict related sexual violence, through the provision of individual psychosocial support;
  • Build and sustain close working partnerships with counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge on MHPSS prevention and responseincluding case management, to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on MHPSS;
  • Contribute to the development of new programme cooperation agreements with international and national NGOs/CBOs (including ethnic service providers), with the aim to expand MHPSS coverage;
  • Prepare donor proposals and resource mobilization materials on MHPSS response, support implementation, monitoring and donor reporting;
  • Participate in inter-agency meetings/events on CP and MHPSS, including MHPSS
  • Working Groups at the State and sub-national levels with the aim to represent, integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies on MHPSS.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, social work, public health, gender, human rights, psychology, or another relevant social science field.

A first level university degree in combination with two (2) years additional qualifying experience (i.e. a minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience) may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

Minimum of three years professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas, at the international level, is required

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Mental health, Other development programme/project experience, Social work
Area of expertise details

Ability to develop and coordinate diversified MHPSS programmes that target IDPs/returnees and their host communities, survivors of violence, children and caregivers living in conflict-affected areas is considered a strong asset;

Experience in implementing MHPSS programmes for girls and boys affected by conflict is consi-dered a strong asset;

Relevant experience in programme development in MHPSS or child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;

Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered an added advantage.

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, 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. Application deadline: 25 July 2021
Child Protection Officer - Gender Based Violence (GBV) Int. Specialist UNICEF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000152-10061
Open

Child Protection Officer - Gender Based Violence (GBV)

Child Protection Officer - Gender Based Violence (GBV)

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
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

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

The overall objective of the GBV Officer’s post is to support UNICEF Myanmar’s overall GBV prevention and response initiatives and programming, including but not limited to capacity building initiatives, case management and Psychosocial Support (PSS).

  • Closely coordinate with CPWG and Case Management Taskforce at national and sub-national levels to ensure quality implementation of referral pathways to respond to GBV and child sexual abuse (CSA) cases. This also includes ensuring required capacity to respond is available amongst CP and GBV actors involved in GBV/CSA response through developing and implementing a national capacity building strategy;
  • Support UNICEF Child Protection team and CPWG members to identify and support scaling up of community-based GBV/CSA preventive measures. This also includes working closely with C4D team;
  • Support UNICEF Child Protection team and CPWG members to support strengthening victim assistance services for children and women who are survivors of GBV/CSA including women, child mothers and adolescent girls affected by conflict related sexual violence;
  • Work in consultation with the Chief of Child Protection, Child Protection Manager and Child Protection Specialist Social Welfare, to strengthen GBV/CSA response component with the national child protection case management system. This also includes close coordination with actors leading relevant programming areas such as health, mental health, education and livelihoods;
  • Work with CAAC/MRE team and partners to ensure better reintegration of women and girls who were associated with Government and Non-Government Actors and who have suffered conflict related sexual violence, through the provision of individual psychosocial support, empowerment/livelihoods, peer group support, family tracing, re-unification and reconciliation, and community dialogue to promote return and reintegration
  • Build and sustain close working partnerships with counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge on GBV prevention and response, including case management, to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on child protection and GBV
  • Contribute to the development of new programme cooperation agreements with international and national NGOs/CBOs, for GBV prevention and response as well as reintegration of girls and women affected by conflict related sexual violence. This includes partnerhips with ethnic service providers;
  • Prepare donor proposals and resource mobilization materials on GBV prevention and response, manage implementation, monitoring and donor reporting
  • Participate in inter-agency meetings/events on GBV, including GBV Working Groups at the State and sub-national levels with the aim to represent, integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies on GBV
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: international development, social work, public health, gender, human rights, psychology, or another relevant social science field.

A first level university degree in combination with two (2) years additional qualifying experience (i.e. a minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience) may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of three years professional experience in social development planning and management in child protection related areas, at the international level, is required

Experience in design and implement community-based CP mechanisms and GBV preventive interventions;

Knowledge working on clinical management of GBV survivors;

Ability to mobilize and coordinate multiple sectors to mainstream GBV prevention and response activities beyond Protection sector;

Experience in implementing victim/survivor assistance programmes. Knowledge and experience on programming for girls and women associated with armed groups/victims of conflict related sexual violence is considered a strong asset;

Relevant experience in programme development in gender and/or child protection related areas in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;

Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered an added advantage.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Other development programme/project experience, Other emergency management experience
Area of expertise details

Knowledge and understanding of the GBV response and prevention programming in low-resource settings, particularly in the context of complex emergency;

Ability to develop and coordinate GBV programmes that target IDPs/returnees and their host communities is considered a strong asset;

Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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. Application deadline: 25 July 2021
Operations Officer Int. Specialist UNCDF Myanmar
VMAM Code
MMRR000153-10130
Open

Operations Officer

Operations Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNCDF
Country
Myanmar
Location, Country
Yangoon (MMR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
15 August 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

Under the direct supervision of the Country Technical Lead and National Programme Officer, the International UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks:

Administrative & Operations Support

  • Oversee various internal operations functions within the organization including finance, HR, procurement, and logistics
  • Work closely with administrative and operation staff to support, guide, and provide advice on day-to-day operations and problem solving, team building, etc.
  • Conceptualize and develop various process improvements and operations management activities to improve organizational efficiencies (e.g. process maps, trackers, systems integrations, etc.)
  • Report to the Supervisor on bottlenecks, issues, and general status for daily operations
  • Actively participate in strategic planning sessions, long-term planning and vision for organizational structure, operations, and project implementations
  • Act as a liaison with the Regional Office, and occasionally the Head Office, in managerial support including weekly updates, quality assurance, and internal policy and process activities
  • Lead and assist ad-hoc administrative and operations activities including drafting correspondences, organization and coordination of documents, reports, etc.

Project Management Support

  • Assist in programmatic and administrative support for program areas implemented by the country office
  • Assist Project Leads and support teams in monitoring and providing guidance on routine implementation of programmatic project activities
  • Support Project Leads in developing and reviewing relevant documents for programme implementation such as Performance Based Agreements (PBAs), Terms of References (ToR), etc.
  • Support in preparing project related reporting, including quarterly and annual reporting to donors
  • Support the Country Lead in assembling briefing materials, providing updates and input for various meetings with the Regional Office, coordination meetings and discussions
  • Liaise with the Regional Office on periodic reporting (monthly, quarterly, etc.), and other requests to provide guidance on in-country programmatic areas
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, project management, finance/economics or other related field. Master’s degree is an asset but not required.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • Demonstrated experience in finance, budgeting, and project management
  • Experience with internal operations management (i.e. procurement, finance, process improvements, governance, etc.)
  • Previous experience with UN systems, processes, and software (i.e. ATLAS, procurement process, etc.) is preferred but not mandatory
  • Experience leading and working with cross-cultural teams

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Administration and administrative assistance, Development programme/project administration
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, 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? 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. Application deadline: 2nd August 2021
Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak) Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
VMAM Code
MYSR000018-8003
Open

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sri Aman, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Malaysia
Location, Country
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Language skills
Malay
Iban
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Sri Aman (Sarawak) can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
Experience remark
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Maly, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.

Language skills
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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 an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Sri Aman, Sarawak can apply for this advertisement. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak) Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
VMAM Code
MYSR000019-8004
Open

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer for Research (for Sibu, Sarawak)

Community Volunteer
Host entity
UNODC
Country
Malaysia
Location, Country
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Language skills
Malay
Iban
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.
Description of task

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of Sibu (Sarawak) can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Required degree level
Secondary education
Educational additional comments

  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
Experience remark
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.

Language skills
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Iban(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Community participation and development
Area of expertise details
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay, Bahasa Melayu Sarawak and Iban) is required.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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 an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Sibu, Sarawak can apply for this advertisement. Application deadline: 31-07-2021
Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Nat. Specialist UNICEF Philippines
VMAM Code
PHLR000064-10114
Open

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Philippines
Location, Country
Manila (PHL)
Language skills
English
Filipino
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

* Persons with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply for this vacancy.

* Only Filipino nationals are eligible to apply.

Under the direct supervision of the Child Protection Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Monitoring and reporting activities:

• Provide guidance and technical support to partners on monitoring and reporting.

• Develop reporting and indicator guidance to partners and inter-agency groups.

• Compile, clean and analyse monitoring data for governmental and non-governmental partners

• Create monitoring reports, monthly reports and donor reports, develop any other related reports if required.

• Support and provide technical assistance to develop logical frameworks for programme planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

• Help strengthen child protection networks on the ground, providing capacity building and support to such networks to ensure systems for gathering and verifying information on gross child rights violations are implemented and strengthened; participate in Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism working group at field level.

Planning and capacity building support:

• Liaise with UNICEF child protection programme staff and partners to prepare planning and monitoring plans.

• Support the Section in development of internal work plans and other key planning exercises.

• Support the Child Protection section in harmonizing capacity building interventions for both government partners and non-governmental organizations.

• Contribute towards preparation of the situation analysis by compiling data, analysing and evaluating information and writing chapters of the analysis related to the Child Protection Programme.

• Effectively promote knowledge management through drafting/finalizing key project documents and reports, sharing good practice, lessons learned, organizing webinars, and knowledge/information exchanges, including the new established integrated approach between education and child protection.

Research:

• Contribute to research and analysis of the country situation with respect to children’s and women’s rights.

• Provide technical support to partners and UNICEF to develop quality research, study or survey protocols.

• Support the use of innovative tools for data collection on key thematic child protection areas.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Education, statistics, development economics, community development, social sciences, demography, international relations or similar field;
  • A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Experience with project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;
  • Experience in child protection and gender programmes is desirable.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Filipino(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Social work
Area of expertise details
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.); familiarity with database management and development (Access); some skills in data analysis and open data kits such as Kobo;
  • Professional experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation of development/humanitarian programmes.

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, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile including contact details and two references and submit it. Incomplete profiles shall not be considered. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Post is for National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment. Therefore only nationals of above-mentioned Country and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. For further details, please clink on the link below. Application deadline: 31-07-2021