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Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000812-9567
Open

Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer

Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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 delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief SSR, the UN Volunteer SSR Officer will be responsible for the following duties:


• Assists in the development of key components of the approved SSR Programme, including overall policy and legal framework, implementation strategy, operational modalities and action plans, taking into account national programme priorities and targets.
• Substantively participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned projects, monitors and analyzes project development and implementation, reviews relevant documents and reports, identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties, and identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
• Provides technical inputs to ongoing projects, as well as technical advice and assistance to key parties (e.g.: SSR unit management, established Commissions, or government officials); consults with relevant stakeholders through inclusive and participatory processes; and undertakes continuous monitoring of project activities.
• Organizes or undertakes research on various aspects of SSR work; analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources; identifies problems and issues to be assessed and proposes corrective actions.
• Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of impact evaluation or equivalent studies, and so on.
• Undertakes survey initiatives; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identify problems/issues and prepare conclusions.
• Participates in field missions, including provision of guidance to government officials and other parties; drafts mission summaries, and so on.
• Initiates and coordinates outreach activities; contribute to conduct training workshops and seminars; makes presentations on assigned topics or activities.
• Comtributes to coordinates activities related to budget and funding (project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, and so on) and prepare related documents and reports (pledging, work, programme budget, and so on).
• Liaises closely with others relevant parties to ensure that SSR activities are well integrated and coordinated.
• Prepares various written outputs, like draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, and similar.
• Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, and so on.
• When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
• Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are expected to:

• Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
• Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
• Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
• Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
• Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
• Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, law, criminology, public security sector management, development science, sociology, anthropology, international relations, or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in peacekeeping/peace-building or development work with specific focus on SSR, inter-agency coordination, political analysis, institutional development, or a related area. Previous experience in policy coordination or project management is required. Previous experience working in a conflict or post-conflict setting is required. Previous experience in SSR with professional experiences in advising, guiding, or mentoring defense or security forces is required. Previous experience in the UN common system is desirable. Proven experience gained in a professional capacity in drafting high quality, analytical reports is desirable.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Other rule of law or governance related experience, Police, protective and security services
Driving license
Competencies values
Building Trust, Client Orientation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 30-07-2021
UNV Environment Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000824-10118
Open

UNV Environment Officer

UNV Environment Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Kaga Bandoro (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and Chief Environment Unit, the Environment Officer will be responsible for managing the Environment Unit in the sector and for coordinating and managing actions on environmental and cultural issues in the mission, establishing, implementing, monitoring and revising as necessary the mission's Environmental Management System (EMS). The duties listed below are part and parcel of this task on the mission's EMS:

Policy and Guidance:

  • Support the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and the Chief Environment Unit in review and/or development and implementation of the mission's environmental policy and objectives (including directives, audit follow-up, Mission Environmental Action Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.);
  • Conduct environmental assessments and surveys of operations in the mission, including Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA);
  • Liaise with Military at camps to assure assessment actions are completed;
  • Provide environmental support and guidance to clients within the mission;
  • Produce the mission's Environmental Baseline Study (EBS), if no such study has been done, or update existing EBS as necessary;
  • Implement the Environmental Action Plan in the sector of responsibility;
  • Implement and collect data for the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP)
  • Produce the Environmental Emergency Preparedness Plan with relevant offices;

Management of Environmental Unit:

  • Manages the Environment Unit of the Sector. Incumbent will be the sole person in Environment Unit in the Sector and will need to be creative, motivated, and somewhat self-directed;
  • Oversees the execution of all environmental actions in the sector;

Environmental Action Plan - Implementation:

  • Lead, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP) including data collection and reporting
  • conducting regular environmental inspections and risk assessment
  • Maintain a record of environmental issues and actions thereon at the mission, including, for example, a list of potentially hazardous installations within the mission (e.g. petrol station, warehouse storing flammables) in cooperation with fire marshals or other staff at the mission designated to deal with emergencies;
  • Investigate complaints or reports of pollution, contamination, health hazards and other environment-related incidents;
  • Submit periodic reports on environmental issues at the mission, to the Chief Environment Unit including policy compliance status reports as required for DOS;
  • Recommend to the Chief Environment Unit to undertake such measures as may be required to prevent or mitigate environmental problems;
  • Advise relevant officers or offices on environmental issues arising from the assessments, studies and plans, including environmental information relevant to the operations of the mission;

Awareness and Training:

  • Promote awareness on environmental issues;
  • Provide an environmental briefing to all mission personnel including police and military contingents during their induction training and as needed;
  • Conduct environmental training to all mission personnel.

Coordination and Partner Relations:

  • Liaise on environmental issues with local authorities and the office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator and relevant United Nations bodies and agencies present in the country or region hosting the mission;
  • Carry out any other tasks required to support the DPO/DOS Environmental Policy for UN Field Missions and the environmental objectives of the mission as directed by the Director of Mission Support.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Bachelor degree or equivalent) in environmental management, science, engineering or related area. A first university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience in the environmental management field with a national government/administration, a non-governmental organisation, the private sector or an international organization is required. Experience in project planning, evaluation and oversight of environmental compliance is desirable. Experience of coordination of multi stakeholders initiative within a post conflict environment is desirable. Experience in wastewater, solid and hazardous waste management, or enviromental auditing is desirable. Experience in Energy including renewable energy is desirable. Experience in management of data or database is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Policy, regulation, planning and education and capacity building, Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 30-07-2021
UNV Environment Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000825-10117
Open

UNV Environment Officer

UNV Environment Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and Chief Environment Unit, the Environment Officer will be responsible for managing the Environment Unit in the sector and for coordinating and managing actions on environmental and cultural issues in the mission, establishing, implementing, monitoring and revising as necessary the mission's Environmental Management System (EMS). The duties listed below are part and parcel of this task on the mission's EMS:

Policy and Guidance:

  • Support the Chief of Operations and Resource Management and the Chief Environment Unit in review and/or development and implementation of the mission's environmental policy and objectives (including directives, audit follow-up, Mission Environmental Action Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, etc.);
  • Conduct environmental assessments and surveys of operations in the mission, including Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA);
  • Liaise with Military at camps to assure assessment actions are completed;
  • Provide environmental support and guidance to clients within the mission;
  • Produce the mission's Environmental Baseline Study (EBS), if no such study has been done, or update existing EBS as necessary;
  • Implement the Environmental Action Plan in the sector of responsibility;
  • Implement and collect data for the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP)
  • Produce the Environmental Emergency Preparedness Plan with relevant offices;

Environmental Action Plan - Implementation:

  • Lead, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the environmental Action Planning and Performance (eAPP) including data collection and reporting
  • conducting regular environmental inspections and risk assessment
  • Maintain a record of environmental issues and actions thereon at the mission, including, for example, a list of potentially hazardous installations within the mission (e.g. petrol station, warehouse storing flammables) in cooperation with fire marshals or other staff at the mission designated to deal with emergencies;
  • Investigate complaints or reports of pollution, contamination, health hazards and other environment-related incidents;
  • Submit periodic reports on environmental issues at the mission, to the Chief Environment Unit including policy compliance status reports as required for DOS;
  • Recommend to the Chief Environment Unit to undertake such measures as may be required to prevent or mitigate environmental problems;
  • Advise relevant officers or offices on environmental issues arising from the assessments, studies and plans, including environmental information relevant to the operations of the mission;

Awareness and Training:

  • Promote awareness on environmental issues;
  • Provide an environmental briefing to all mission personnel including police and military contingents during their induction training and as needed;
  • Conduct environmental training to all mission personnel.

Coordination and Partner Relations:

  • Liaise on environmental issues with local authorities and the office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator and relevant United Nations bodies and agencies present in the country or region hosting the mission;
  • Carry out any other tasks required to support the DPO/DOS Environmental Policy for UN Field Missions and the environmental objectives of the mission as directed by the Director of Mission Support.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Advanced university degree (Bachelor degree or equivalent) in environmental management, science, engineering or related area. A first university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience in the environmental management field with a national government/administration, a non-governmental organisation, the private sector or an international organization is required. Experience in project planning, evaluation and oversight of environmental compliance is desirable. Experience of coordination of multi stakeholders initiative within a post conflict environment is desirable. Experience in wastewater, solid and hazardous waste management, or enviromental auditing is desirable. Experience in Energy including renewable energy is desirable. Experience in management of data or database is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Policy, regulation, planning and education and capacity building, Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 30-07-2021
Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000826-10116
Open

Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer

Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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

This position is located in Bangui, in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The Associate Policy and Best Practices Officer (APBPO) reports to the Mission’s Chief of Staff through the Policy and Best Practices Officer (PBPO).

Under the direct supervision of the PBPO, the APBPO will carry out the following duties:

Promote and facilitate organization learning and the sharing of knowledge within the Mission and between the Mission and other missions and UNHQ:

• In consultation with the PBPO and the Chief of Staff and assisted by the Policy and Best Practices Service at UN Headquarters, support the knowledge management action plan that will address the Mission's operational learning needs;

• Promote the active use throughout the Mission of the DPO-DOS knowledge-sharing tools and systems, such as the Policy and Practice Database, End of Assignment Reports, Surveys of Practice and After-Action Reviews, including through the establishment and support of a network of best practices focal points within the Mission;

• Support the Mission Chief of Staff and other senior Mission managers upon request, in identifying gaps in existing official guidance, as identified through needs assessments, evaluations, lessons learned studies, etc., and developing guidance where needed, based on identified gaps;

• Provide inputs to draft guidance as needed, when consulted by UNHQ offices;

• Initiate and coordinate outreach activities, conduct training workshops, seminars, etc.; make presentations on policy, best practices and lessons learning issues;

• Facilitate and/or generate good practices and lessons learned on various Mission work processes, operational responses, organizational systems, mandate implementation, etc.;

• Research, analyze and present information gathered from diverse sources;

• Collect, store and share best practice materials originating in the Mission with UNHQ and other Missions through the Policy and Practice Database, Communities of Practice and other channels and information-sharing fora;

• Prepare and share with Mission leadership syntheses of lessons learned and recommendations documented in the Mission's knowledge sharing reports, as required;

• Organize follow-up action as required on studies undertaken, seminars or workshops on Mission-specific best practices and lessons learned activities;

• Liaise and coordinate with UN partner organizations, national and international organizations and academic institutions on all issues related to lessons learning and knowledge sharing;

• Provide other learning and research services to the Mission as required.

Support the establishment of a Mission-wide system of guidance development based on lessons learned and good practice:

• Promote the integration of lessons learned, good practices and other operational knowledge into work processes, guidance, and planning scenarios;

• Develop, on behalf of the Mission management, an appropriate mechanism for considering and, following up on local-level recommendations generated by knowledge sharing mechanisms;

• Take an active part in the network of Policy and Best Practices Officers and in developing and maintaining the network of Mission focal points;

• In consultation with the Mission Chief of Staff and the senior Mission leadership and supported by the Policy and Best Practices Service (UNHQ), assist the Mission with designing and implementing a mission-specific guidance development process;

• Support the Mission Chief of Staff and other senior Mission managers upon request, with the development, review, approval and dissemination of mission-specific guidance;

• Support alignment of DPO-DOS policy development priorities with Mission guidance development priorities;

• In consultation with the Mission Chief of Staff and the senior Mission leadership, and assisted by the Policy and Best Practices Service (UNHQ), support coordination of and/or implement policy reviews and studies;

• Coordinate policy development on cross-cutting issues, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies;

• Liaise with UN partner organizations, national and international organizations and academic institutions on all issues related to policy/guidance development.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

University degree (Bachelor’s or Master's degree or equivalent) in Political Science, International Relations, International Economics, Law, Business Administration and Management, Public Administration, Human Resources, social studies or other humanities-related fields.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in international affairs, preferably in the area of knowledge management, organizational learning, policy development or evaluation. Experience with coordinating and communicating change management with diverse stakeholders is highly desirable. Experience in programme management/evaluation is desirable. Experience working in or in support of a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is desirable. Experience in a conflict or post-conflict environment is desirable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation
Driving license
Competencies values
Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply Application deadline: 30-07-2021
Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE) Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000827-10138
Open

Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE) Assistant

Contingent-Owned Equipment (COE) Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui, Bouar (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the overall supervision of the Head of Unit, and his / her deputy, the incumbent will have to provide general administrative and operational support by performing the following tasks and responsibilities:

• Assisting day-to-day office operations/office tasks, including technical and clerical functions
• Updating and maintaining the COE daily and weekly agenda
• Keeping of electronic and hard copies of files up-to-date.
• Providing support for Verification Reports (VRs) processing, tracking the VRs provided by COE teams, collecting all necessary signatures and provide inputs to operations/database manager for VR status report.
• Ensure soft copies of all verification reports are uploaded accurately to the COE shared drive (COSMOS).
• Maintain hardcopy archives of verification reports and executive summaries.
• Coordinating the receipt and processing of Monthly Equipment Status Reports sent by respected contingents.
• Liaising ith COE team members and acquire daily tasks for submission of DDMS weekly activities report
• Ensuring the Troop Strength Reports are submitted to COE by the Military FHQ and Police Coordination cells and assisting in the reports’ validation and monthly submission process
• Monitoring the status of vehicle Maintenance and Leave Plans
• Ensure that stationary and general office supplies stocks are maintained and replenished in a timely manner.
• Assisting inspection teams when necessary to raise MOPs and travel authorization requests.
• Preparing all necessary documentation for Inspectors in relation with pre-inspection briefings and worksheets to conduct verification Inspections
• Data entry to the COE database and shared drive update under the supervision of the Database Manager
• Participate in COE verification inspections when required;
• Assist with remote administrative support to COE Inspection teams while in the sectors when required
• Perform other related duties as required by Chief COE Unit.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

Business Administration, technical degree, or any other relevant field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

At least two years of relevant professional experience (previous working experience with UN or international organization is desirable).

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience, Administration and administrative assistance, Other security and protective services experience
Area of expertise details

Experience in data collection and database management . Ability to generate various reports.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness
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: 02-08-2021
Centralized Warehouse Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000828-10139
Open

Centralized Warehouse Assistant

Centralized Warehouse Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Kaga Bandoro, Bambari, Bouar (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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 Warehouse Operations Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Warehouse Assistant will:

  • Supervise the receiving, inspection and issuance of Supply items; Prepare and submit Cargo Movement Requests (CMRs) to MOVCON for transfers of materials from one location to another; Prepare cargo in line with convoy schedules.
  • Review approved requests for all commodities, and issue them in accordance with approved quantities, appropriate scales of issue, mission priorities and stock availability; All transfers orders (TOs) and issues of items are done through UMOJA – the organization uses an ERP called UMOJA for the management of its inventory.
  • Supervise the receipt/deliveries of all stock from/to sectors and the accuracy of the delivery against database; Participate in Receipt and Inspection of items delivered by vendors.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy for stock on hand through the assigned Storekeeper; Coordinate with Regional Technical Units (Engineering, Transport, and Supply) representative and the Regional Administration Officers (RAOs) on materials requirements for new, ongoing and planned projects and activities.
  • Coordinate the conduct of cycle counts, bring any noted discrepancies to the attention of the Supervisor;
  • Establish and maintain appropriate warehouse facilities for commodities, control all items subject to storage expiration and assist operating a commodity disposal system in accordance with UN regulations;
  • Ensure safe working environment in the warehouses.
  • Collect and collate, on a monthly basis, all documentations (e.g. delivery notes, CMRs, etc.) for onward submission to the Centralized Warehouse main Office in Bangui for further processing; prepare monthly reports as required;
  • Other related duties as assigned.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or similar relevant subjecrt matter.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 years of post-school experience in the Warehouse environment, Property Control work, Inventory Management, Receiving & Inspection in a reputable organization. Relevant experience in Warehouse/Inventory Management, Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Administration.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Inventory, asset and warehouse management, Logistics and supply management, Administration and administrative assistance
Area of expertise details

Inventory, Assets and Warehouse Management mandatory.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 02-08-2021
Judicial Affairs Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000829-10137
Open

Judicial Affairs Officer

Judicial Affairs Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui, Bouar (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the general supervision of the Chief of MINUSCA Justice and Corrections Section (JCS), and the direct supervision of a senior Judicial Affairs Officer or a regional Head of Justice team, the UN Volunteer Judicial Affairs Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather and analyze information and report on developments in the national Justice and Rule of Law institutions as well as MINUSCA activities in these fields.
  • Draft and edit daily and weekly reports for the JCS, incorporating contributions from all parts of the section.
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of strategic planning documents, including Results-Based Budgeting.
  • Prepare and maintain statistical tables on the justice sector in the CAR.
  • Support technical level coordination with other components of the mission aiming at advancing justice-related issues.
  • Conduct legal research and prepare legal opinions on a variety of issues relating to the justice sector in the CAR on the basis of the applicable law, international law and international human rights law.
  • Draft training modules and participate in training activities for the magistrates and other judicial personnel.
  • Participate in the advisory support to the local judicial institutions in the framework of MINUSCA support to the rule of law institutions.
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing.
  • Perform other related duties as required by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree or equivalent in Law or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3 years of relevant, progressively responsible professional experience as a practicing lawyer, prosecutor, judge, legal academic or advisor in the field of justice at the national or international level, either as a magistrate, in Government, or in a law firm, with experience in criminal law matters.

Field experience is required, including preferably at least one year of work experience in a transitional, developmental or post-conflict setting.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Criminal law, Other legal experience, Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 02-08-2021
Movement Control Assistant Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000830-10147
Open

Movement Control Assistant

Movement Control Assistant

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bossangoa, Berberati (CAF)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 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

Assist in the control of military, police, and civilian personnel and equipment (COE & UNOE) movements throughout the theater of responsibility. Under the supervision of a MOVCON Officer the, UN Volunteer will be responsible for managing mission MOVCON operations as follows:

  • As and when required provide an interface and liaison capacity with the Movement Control Section detachments and Offices.

  • Assist in preparing briefings and statistical reports.

  • Arrange and coordinate movement activities within a sector or mission area, to include road, air and river.

  • Assist in the planning and execution of rotations and repatriations of military and police contingents.

  • Provide on the ground liaison and coordination with international civilian transport agencies on all aspects of support necessary to implement contingent movement plans as may be required.

  • Where and when directed deploy and assist in the supervision of a mobile Movement team for high intensity operations.

  • Oversee and participate in air terminal operations by physically assisting with the Movement of passenger baggage, the check-in of passengers of the supervision of these functions

Other related duties as may be required.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

• Higher education degree in Logistics, Transport, or equivalent diploma/certficate from occupational courses or college

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional, independently motivated person who supports the Movement Control Section’s customers with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:

• At least 3 years experience working in passenger services, cargo services or military supply chain operations;

• Experience in air transportation mandatory; inland transportation and sea transportation an asset;

• Experience in customs and shipping an asset;

• IATA certification with regard to MovCon activities desirable;

• Dangerous goods awareness desirable;

• Valid driving license is required; heavy duty license and MHE operator would be an asset;

• Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel would be advantageuos;

• Excellent working knowledge of English required;

• Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;

• Sound security awareness;

Ability to work independently in managing difficult and time sensitive movement control operations in a very demanding environment;

Ability to simultaneously monitor multiple cargo and passenger movements.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Multimodal transport, travel and dispatch management and Movement Control (MOVCON)
Area of expertise details

Minimum two years of progressively responsible experience in movement control operations acquired though commercial air/sea/road/rail operation, commercial freight forwarding, military logistics, UN peacekeeping operations, or other remote operating environments.

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’ 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: 02-08-2021
Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000831-10168
Open

Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer

Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 30 June 2022 with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief of Section, Conduct and Discipline Team, and the direct responsibility of the Coordinator of CDT Training Unit or his/her designated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will perform the following tasks:

  • Assist in developing and implementing strategies and training programs for all categories of mission personnel on UN Standards of conduct, including mission specific administrative issuances and the Zero Tolerance Policy on sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA);

  • Assist in coordinating and delivering mandatory training on conduct and discipline matters including prevention from sexual exploitation and abuse, induction, refresher, training of trainers, specialized trainings, and briefings for all categories of mission personnel and affiliated personnel;

  • Develop and deliver training programs on all forms of misconduct, specifically tailored to various categories of mission personnel, including internationally and locally recruited personnel, military contingents, military observers, and United Nations Police;

  • Establish and promote linkages with other offices within the mission as well as other UN Agencies, in the Mission’s area to facilitate the development and delivery of training programs on all forms of misconduct, including sexual exploitation and abuse;

  • Review and update guidelines, reference materials, and other relevant training tools to tackle all forms of misconduct by UN personnel;

  • Coordinate training activities throughout the mission area to ensure that all mission personnel receive training on all forms of misconduct upon arrival in the mission and at regular intervals;

  • Record and manage the database for all training activities and maintain accurate statistics inputs;

  • Develop and maintain a filing system for training undertaken and update at daily basis the training database;

  • Produce statistics of training activities;

  • Prepare reports on training undertaken and propose recommendations for improvement ;

  • Conduct regular joint risk assessment visits to Mission’s camps, operating bases, fix posts and facilities, including Civilian facilities, Military and FPU camps and make appropriate recommendations to mitigate identified risks factors associated with any type of misconduct;

  • In coordination with other Mission components, ensure that recommendations from Risk Assessments are implemented.

  • Assist in developing and implementing risk management strategies, programs and tools, in coordination with all mission components;

  • In coordination with other Mission’s components, including Security, the Force and Police contribute to risk assessments in establishments in Bangui through “spot check inspections”; and support as necessary CDT colleagues in the field in conducting such exercises;

  • Record and manage the database for all Risk Assessments exercises conducted and maintain accurate statistics in this regard;

  • Prepare reports on risk management (including joint risk assessments) exercises undertaken and propose overall recommendations for improving risk management strategies.

  • Perform other related tasks as directed by the supervisor or CDT leadership.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

At mimimum a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law, Human Resources Management or related field.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional work experience in planning, implementing and monitoring training and capacity building activities, with at least 3 at international level. Hands-on experience in tools development and training required. Training and capacity-building work in the field of human rights, in particular relating to sexual exploitation and abuse, strongly preferred. Previous experience in a United Nations peacekeeping mission or similar environment is an advantage. Experience in a UN/NGO, national, international or civil/military setting, is desirable.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Other educational, teaching or training experience, Other legal experience, Human resources management and development
Area of expertise details

Other Skills: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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 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: 03-08-2021
Donor Communication Specialist Int. Expert UNICEF Cote d'Ivoire
VMAM Code
CIVR000161-10094
Open

Donor Communication Specialist

Donor Communication Specialist

International Expert
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Cote d'Ivoire
Location, Country
Abidjan (CIV)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 August 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the supervision of Partnership Specialist/PME Manager the Reporting Officer UNV will help UNICEF Cote d’Ivoire’s donors understanding the work that the office does every day positively impacting the life of millions of children. To do so, The Reporting Officer will ensure the office will develop high quality documents: on one side helping shaping UNICEF’s projects and interventions (donor proposals) and on the other side reporting on the key progress and achievements (donor reports).

  1. Coordination of the donor reports and proposals development
  • Be responsible for the effective coordination and the continuous improvement of the donors’ reports/proposals development process, working in close collaboration with the Program Chiefs of Section, the Partnership Specialist, the Resource Mobilization Specialist, the M&E Manager and the Deputy representative.
  • Work in close collaboration with management and programme staff to develop strategic documents (RAM, COAR, SMQ, SitReps, etc.), donor reports and proposals, improve their quality, and/or translate them, as required.
  • Formulates recommendations for improvements of program design (RBM) at the proposal stage and the improvement of the reporting/proposal
  • Maintain a coherent system for tracking reports due to donors to ensure that they are submitted in high quality and on time and ensure that section chiefs and management are informed on reporting requirements
  • Be responsible for the office information system on donor reports and proposals (both VISION and share point).

  1. Creative/strategic writing for donor’s communication and advocacy

Work in close collaboration with the program staff, the Photographer, and the communication department to develop high quality human-interest stories and communication material for donors; this may include also the need of going to the field visiting several UNICEF’s projects, interview beneficiaries and document the results achieved

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Required Degree Level: Master's degree in Communications, Marketing, Political Science, Journalism, or equivalent professional work in these areas combined with university degree in a related area. A Bachelor will be accepted with 15 years of experience in the field.

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

Required Experience: At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation

Developing country working experience is considered an asset.

Previous experience with report/proposal development editing and formatting will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Resource Mobilization, Program Planning and Result Based Management will be considered an asset.

Experience in international organizations, NGOs or UN agencies (particularly UNICEF) will be considered an asset.

Previous experience with Private Sector will be considered an asset.

Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Teams, and Planner will be considered an asset.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details

At least fifteen (15) years of professional experience, in communication, Resource Mobilization, and Programme monitoring and evaluation.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. * Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ? Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler. Date limite pour postuler : 28-07-2021