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Associate Information Management Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Panama
VMAM Code
PANR000244-9799
Open

Associate Information Management Officer

Associate Information Management Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Panama
Location, Country
Panama City (PAN)
Language skills
Spanish
English
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
until 31 December 2021
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 Information Management Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Information Management Officer will:

  • Design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets, and other data tools.
  • Understand, document, and ensure quality control of high-value data for accuracy, consistency, and comparability.
  • Consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis in the form of graphics and other information products.
  • Produce and update information products such as reports, charts, and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline.
  • In collaboration with other units, develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations, and other visual materials.
  • Support and train UNHCR staff, including non-technical staff, to improve basic data management and visualization skills.

Produce training materials and train Bureau and Operations staff in data management and

  • visualization.

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
  • Bachelors and/ or master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. graphic design, computer science, communications, statistics, or related with a concentration in data visualization, or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in information management, data visualization, or other relevant programmes; experience with protection is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Web and graphic design
Area of expertise details
  • Mandatory technical skills
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Package (especially advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.).
    • Excellent knowledge of Power BI features and functions. Ability to recommend visualization feature designs most appropriate to data and analysis needs of business users (good understanding of DAX function).
    • Convey key message in a visually clear and appealing manner, prior experience with Adobe’s creative Suite (InDesign and Illustrator).
    • Desirable technical skills
      • Basic knowledge of SharePoint design and management.
      • Understanding of relational data theory and SQL.
      • Experience in GIS software (ArcGIS and ArcGIS online).
      • Experience in R programming for data management and visualization. Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
    • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
    • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
    • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 24 June 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time
Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Mali
VMAM Code
MLIR001020-9802
Open

Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer

Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Mali
Location, Country
Bamako (MLI)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
6 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 Programme Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer will:

  • Maintain close contact and cooperation with partners to facilitate the economic inclusion of refugees, such as line ministries, private sector and development actors in accordance with UNHCR Global and Country level policies, priorities, and strategies, in particular the Global Compact on Refugees. This includes advocating with public and private sector services providers to include UNHCR POC in supporting services (business development, micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social protection, etc.).
  • Work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, to assess the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work and recommend/implement advocacy initiatives and policy reforms to improve UNHCR POC’s economic inclusion, rights and access to work.
  • Build on UNHCR databases to support regular information sharing and coordination among different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders. This includes supporting the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys utilising community-based strategies to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of development programmes.
  • Conduct necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR POC.
  • In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, strengthen, guide and monitor the livelihoods interventions to help ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been strategically determined in consideration of its comparative advantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Type of degree: Business Management; Socio-Economic Development; Economics/International Economics; Rural Development; Financial Management; or other relevant field.

Language skills

Fluency in spoken and written (FRENCH is required);

Working knowledge of ENGLISH is an advantage;

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Essential:

  • Technical competencies in sub-sectors relevant to economic development e.g. microfinance, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational and technical education and training, etc.
  • Experience in facilitating the economic inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized groups in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, ideally in varied field contexts.
  • Experience in working with and developing partnerships with private sector, NGOs, UN organisations, and government authorities in sub-sectors relevant to livelihood programming e.g. microfinance, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational and technical education and training, etc.

    Desirable:
  • Knowledge about latest development in the livelihoods sector, including broader UN processes on the SDGs and the Global Compact on Refugees.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Livelihoods, Sustainable Development, Programme Management], volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
General business management, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Haiti et les résidents légaux de (pays ou territoire du programme) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 24-06-2021
Associate Protection Officer Int. Specialist UNHCR Colombia
VMAM Code
COLR001273-9803
Open

Associate Protection Officer

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNHCR
Country
Colombia
Location, Country
Pasto (COL)
Language skills
Spanish
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
until 31 December 2021
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 Head of Filed Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required 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
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

  • University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • Other

Required experience
24 Months
Language skills
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
Area of expertise details

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 24 June 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time
National Technical Officer Nat. Expert UNDRR Uzbekistan
VMAM Code
UZBR000213-9801
Open

National Technical Officer

National Technical Officer

National Expert
Host entity
UNDRR
Country
Uzbekistan
Location, Country
Tashkent (UZB)
Language skills
English
Russian
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Programme Coordinator, Almaty or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV National Technical Officer will:

  • Participate in the implementation and evaluation of the “Strengthening financial resilience and accelerating risk in Central Asia” project, within which monitor and analyze project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions.
  • Support stakeholders (including national and relevant local authorities) engaged in the development and implementation of National and local Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Strategies or plan of action in Uzbekistan.
  • Support stakeholders involved in the development and implementation of Disaster Loss Data Collection Systems in Uzbekistan.
  • Organize meetings and workshops with national authorities in charge of DRR, coordinate planning and logistic arrangements, the elaboration of agendas, and the drafting of reports.
  • Coordinate regular exchanges between relevant stakeholders, the UN Resident Coordinator, and national authorities, with an aim to include relevant DRR aspects in the SDGs mechanism.
  • Provide support to the National Platform and experts in the preparation, development or review of the national and local strategy and related programmes.
  • Engage with the authorities of the capital city, and supports stakeholders, in developing and implementing Local DRR Strategy, in line with support tools produced by the UN Office for DRR.
  • Prepare and translate various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and communication materials.
  • Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., including by proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.;
  • Undertake outreach activities; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  • Participate in missions.
  • Performs other duties as required by the programme manager and the UN Resident Coordinator.

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

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business management, public administration, international relations, social sciences 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
180 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 15 years of progressively responsible experience in project/programme management, administration or related area is required,
  • Experience of international organizations such United Nations will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in disaster risk reduction or sustainable development would be an asset.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Public information and reporting
Area of expertise details
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in disaster risk reduction, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Uzbekistan and legal residents in Uzbekistan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 25-06-2021
Medical Nurse (Public Health) Nat. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000801-9428
Open

Medical Nurse (Public Health)

Medical Nurse (Public Health)

National Specialist
Host entity
MINUSCA
Country
Central African Republic
Location, Country
Bangui (CAF)
Language skills
French
English
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of the MINUSCA Medical Officer/Chief Medical Officer, the National UN Volunteer Medical Nurse (Public Health) will be responsible for:

  • Performing epidemiological and COVID-19 health information/data work including tracking of all UN system cases, deaths in all duty stations and entities, related data analytics, creation and improvements of dashboard and interpretation and publication of data products for UN senior management.

  • Conducting outbreak preparedness and response activities to halt transmission of the virus amongst UN personnel and dependents in each locality. Following up on overarching systems like comprehensive preparedness checklists and initiatives to forecast COVID-19 hot spots and systematically prepare duty stations for COVID- 19 resurgence locally.

  • Following up and implementing the UN System COVID-19 technical and staff guidelines related to COVID-19 preparedness and response issued by MINUSCA (Division of Healthcare Management And Occupational Safety and Health) for both UN medical staff as well as UN personnel-at-large.

  • Following up and implementing guidelines for the vaccination deployment effort roll outs from Bangui to all the mission duty stations in Central African Republic.

  • Training and communicating with UN medical staff and UN personnel needs to be conducted continuously. COVID-19 communication products such as, presentations, FAQs, briefing notes, need to be developed and published to keep UN medical staff and UN personnel abreast of the latest scientific information.

  • Providing COVID-19 technical advice to staff, constant 24/7 surveillance of the latest scientific research and evidence needs to be conducted.

  • Review of lessons learned for future pandemic preparedness There is a necessity for MINUSCA to review what would be the “new normal” following this pandemic, and to embed the lessons learnt from the COVID-19 experience to create new and better structures and frameworks for outbreak/pandemic response in the future.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Nursing degree and advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. public health, epidemiology, or infectious diseases; a combination of relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

At least 3 to 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in public health, outbreak management, health policy, and/or epidemiology; experience with communicable disease surveillance and epidemiologic/outbreak investigations is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization; current registration as a nurse is required. Practical working experience in a cross-cultural environment would be an advantage.

Also required:

- Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate orally effectively;

- Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Nursing and midwifery, Public health, General human medicine (with clinical experience)
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Communication, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, 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. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens Central African Republic de et les résidents légaux de Central African Republic ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 27-06-2021
Medical Nurse Nat. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
VMAM Code
CAFR000807-9488
Open

Medical Nurse

Medical Nurse

National 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
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 overall direction of the Mission’s Chief Medical Officer, the NUNV Medical Nurse will perform the following tasks:

· Attend to the MINUSCA UNOE Level 1 Clinic on a full-time basis and assist the medical officer(s) in the provision of both primary and secondary health care to all Mission personnel.

· Provide necessary primary healthcare care for minor injuries.

· Perform nursing care and generally all activities related to his/her professional capacity.

· Administer vaccinations to UN Mission personnel;

· Respond to emergency calls during and after office hours when necessary.

· Asist the Medical Officer(s) in providing adequate care, including stabilization of emergency cases;

· Ensures adequate requisition, storage and maintenance of accurate records of medical equipment, drugs and other consumables in the UNOE Level 1 Clinic and ambulances at all times.

· Ensure 24/7 serviceability of the UNOE Level 1 Clinic’s ambulances including medical equipment, consumables and pharmaceuticals.

· Conduct medical escorts for sick UN personnel from their accommodations to different medical facilities in Bangui.

· Assists in providing medical support during referrals and medical evacuation exercises when required

· Conduct medical escorts for very sick UN personnel during medical evacuations.

· Perform Infection control measures before and after transporting patients to/from the medical facilities.

· Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

· Calling for assistance from health care support personnel.

· Assists in maintaining records of patients' medical data, including consultations and treatment and maintains strict confidentiality with regards to patients’ medical records

· Document services provided to patients by charting in patients’ and section’s records.

· Under the supervision of the Head Nurse/ Chief Medical Officer, the NUNV will be responsible for provision of quality nursing services that will contribute to the good physical and mental health, i.e. general wellbeing, of the MINUSCA personnel.

· Provide Health Education and advise to the Mission personnel in addition to the general group health briefings.

· On-call as required and Cover for absences.

· Perform other health related activities and duties as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer.

Required degree level
Technical/Vocational diploma
Educational additional comments

Bachelor degree or equivalent

National registration and license are required.

Additional qualification in Emergency Medical Care is an advantage.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

A minimum of 3-5 years of consistent practical experience as a nurse. Knowledge of life saving procedure is essential. Practical working experience in a cross-cultural environment would be an advantage.

Also required:

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

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team of international and national personnel.

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Nursing and midwifery, Public health, General human medicine (with clinical experience)
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Communication, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, 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. Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Central African Republic et les résidents légaux de (Central African Republic) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. Date limite pour postuler : 27-06-2021
Innovation Support Officer Int. Specialist UNDP Senegal
VMAM Code
SENR000594-9543
Open

Innovation Support Officer

Innovation Support Officer

International Specialist
Host entity
UNDP
Country
Senegal
Location, Country
Dakar (SEN)
Language skills
English
French
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Under the overall supervision of the Hub Manager and the direct supervision of the Programme Advisor/Manager a.i. of the Sahel Governance Offer/Promise in collaboration with the Governance and Peacebuilding Team and with other Hub Units working on the Sahel, the Innovation Support Officer will support the implementation and delivery of results of the Sahel Governance Offer/Promise and perform the following tasks:

  1. Be responsible for developing and managing innovative digital projects and undertaking policy-focused research, data analysis and advocacy in line with the UNDP Governance Offer and Strategic Plan to accelerate sustainable development in the targeted countries with the help of innovation, partnerships and digital tools and technology.
  2. Identify, initiate, implement and facilitate innovative projects activities in cooperation with key stakeholders and partners.
  3. Track and analyze developments related to public innovation, digital transformation, innovation ecosystems, digital governance, and progress on the Sustainable Development Goals through the Governance Programme.
  4. Identify and develop research-led content, data visualizations, thought leadership and interactive tools particularly relevant to policy and decision-making purposes.
  5. Facilitate the delivery of innovation and digital transformation and technical assistance initiatives.
  6. Identify and forge good working relationships with key stakeholders and partners at the regional and national levels.
  7. Help develop and manage a UNDP Innovation Awards and Innovation Newsletters.
  8. Identify and explore new technical cooperation and innovation funding opportunities.
  9. Support the identification of new sources of evidence and insights, analyse and visualize patterns in unstructured sources of data, present new insights in accessible and comprehensive ways to enable sensemaking and analysis.
  10. Proactively explore and identify the new methods/approaches and frontier knowledge to tackle development challenges, collaborate with the communication and M&E colleagues to turn these into learning options and opportunities for addressing specific policy issues in the targeted Sahel countries.
  11. Contribute to the strengthening of the country offices Accelerator Labs’ service lines in connection with the RP and the Sahel Governance Offer/Promise based on findings from horizon scanning, systems’ mapping, and local knowledge.
  12. Explore the diversification of funding and investment sources through proactively mapping potential partners and building value proposition for their investment in the CO Labs and portfolio of experiments.
  13. Share findings from the exploration on future trends, new methodologies/approaches, potential partnership, funding opportunities, and others within UNDP and with partners.
  14. Proactively use blog posts and social media to share insights, attract partners and help position Accelerator Lab at the forefront of the exploration of new trends.
  15. Explore, document and increase understanding on emerging methods of tapping into collective intelligence for sustainable development.
  16. Advise on the COs accelerator lab’s experiment portfolio on Governance to ensure experiments are designed based on people’s knowledge, behaviours and peer to peer methods of managing and diffusing knowledge about sustainable development issues.
  17. Provide technical guidance for experiment design, roll-out and validation based on the experiment conditions, resources available, and requirements.
  18. Proactively manage risks within experiments including those related to ethics and privacy.
  19. Examine the results from the testing of prototypes and translate them into programmatic decisions on next steps and implications for improvement, spin-offs and scaling-up where warranted.
  20. Support lab partners to develop an emerging pipeline of new initiatives, support other activities related to the design and operationalization.
  21. Provide technical consultation and training for national partners and the COs through various phases including asset mapping, developing a strategic portfolio logic, experiment design, prototype testing, and evaluation
  22. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Business Administration, Information Systems, Economics, Development Studies, or other related Social sciences study.

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark

3 years of work experience in a similar position.

Experience Remark: Relevant experience in Information Communication and Technology (ICT), design research, innovation and entrepreneurship or related fields. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), experience in handling web-based management systems.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
Area of expertise details

Information Communication and Technology (ICT), design research, innovation and entrepreneurship or related fields

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
EN * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 27-06-2021
Portfolio Associate Nat. Specialist UNV Turkey
VMAM Code
TURR000485-9798
Open

Portfolio Associate

Portfolio Associate

National Specialist
Host entity
UNV
Country
Turkey
Location, Country
Istanbul (TUR)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
6 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 overall supervision of the Regional Manager and direct supervision of the RBM Programme Specialist at the RO the UNV Portfolio Associate will contribute to the effective outreach leading to increased mobilization and placement of UN Volunteers, and support advocacy efforts and position of UNV in the countries, in line with UNV’s Strategic Framework. The Portfolio Associate also provides assistance to the Regional Office in Istanbul, UNV Field Units and duty stations with no UNV field presence, in support of partnerships, demand generation, volunteer mobilization and deployment and will:

  • Support the deployment and assignment management of all UN Volunteer modalities in the duty stations with no UNV field presence.
  • Support the recruitment of UN Volunteers in duty stations with no UNV field presence, including updating and maintaining a national UN Volunteers local candidate talent pool in coordination with the Volunteer Services Centre (VSC).
  • Maintain files of all UN Volunteers assigned to the countries, ensuring that all correspondence and periodic reports are properly kept in the Volunteer Management Application Module (VMAM), and that related matters requiring action are brought to the attention of his/her supervisor.
  • Monitor and keep records of the contractual status of all serving UN Volunteers and flag to VSC follow-up actions.
  • Ensure that initial contract documents, beneficiary forms and inventories of personal effects of UN Volunteers are up-to-date, and submitted to UNV headquarters, VSC (through VMAM) in a timely manner, in accordance with the relevant provisions included in the UN Security Handbook as well as in the UN Volunteer Conditions of Service;
  • Maintain up-to-date volunteer leave records and ensure that all UN Volunteers manage absences as per the UN Volunteer Conditions of Service;
  • Maintain up to date contact records of all serving UN Volunteers, including their recognized dependents;
  • Assist on the logistical and travel arrangements of arriving UN Volunteers and his/her recognized dependents;
  • Liaise with relevant UNDP units to facilitate government clearances, entry visas and resident permits of incoming UN Volunteers and their recognized dependents;
  • Provide the necessary support to UN Volunteers upon arrival, to open bank accounts as well as to complete forms required to obtain visas, residence permits, etc.;
  • Undertake tasks for the local support of the UN Volunteers and recognized dependents in the country including in the cases of medical evacuation, security evacuations or the death of a UN Volunteer;
  • Assist VSC in ensuring that all conditions are met before the payment of final entitlements to UN Volunteers at the end of their assignment.
  • Support the outreach activities with UN entities for demand generation and information on UNV modalities.
  • Act upon and follow-up on pipeline UNV assignments with partner agencies, particularly in the timely submission of Descriptions of Assignment, confirmation of funds, clearance of candidates, etc.
  • Draft routine correspondence and reports in accordance with standard internal procedures.
  • Support the RBM Programme Specialist in collecting data for the routine correspondence and reports.
  • Assist in compiling basic documentation and information, such as statistical data on volunteer mobilization, for the field unit as an input for corporate exercises.
  • In close coordination with the Communications Associate in the Regional Office, support in the preparation, dissemination and presentation of country-specific promotional information on the mandate and work of UNV with relevant development partners and the media.
  • Maintain general office files and keep information and reference material in a manner that allows easy reference and retrieval.
  • Perform relevant ATLAS roles if required.
  • Perform back-up roles for FUs on volunteer mobilization and deployment, and other administrative duties as may be required.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Administration, International Relations or any other area.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in management and office support, or other relevant programmes; experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Working knowledge of Russian would be an advantage.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
Area of expertise details
  • Experience in volunteer programmes and volunteer management is an advantage;
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Turkey and legal residents in Turkey with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 27-06-2021
WASH Specialist Int. Specialist UNICEF Turkey
VMAM Code
TURR000486-9800
Open

WASH Specialist

WASH Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNICEF
Country
Turkey
Location, Country
Gaziantep (TUR)
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 P4 WASH Specialist , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Programme development and planning
  2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  3. Technical and operational support for programme implementation
  4. Humanitarian WASH preparedness and response
  5. Networking and partnership building
  6. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health, social sciences, international relations, behaviour change communication, sanitary engineering, or another relevant technical field.

Additional relevant post-graduate courses that complement/supplement the main degree are a strong asset.

Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.

Required experience
60 Months
Experience remark

DEVELOPMENTAL: a minimum of five years of professional experience in WASH-related programmes for developing countries is required.

One year of deployment in a developing country is required.

HUMANITARIAN: At least one year of deployment mission in a humanitarian situation (with UN-Govt-INGO) is required. Work experience in middle east countries, or Cross-Border operations work experience in NW Syria is preferable.

Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Public health
Area of expertise details
  • Crisis management and emergency relief operations
  • Additional Requirements for Area of Expertise: public health, social sciences, behaviour change communication, sanitary engineering

Competencies and Values:

Core Values

  • Care
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Accountability

Core Competencies

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1)
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)

Functional Competencies

  • Analyzing (3)
  • Applying technical expertise (3)
  • Deciding and Initiating action (2)
Driving license
Application procedure
If you have not yet registered in the UNV Talent pool, please apply by registering your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: Once you have created your UNV account by validating your email address, please complete all sections of your profile. Go to‘My Page’ section of your profile, click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink and select the special call you would like to apply. If you are registered in the UNV database, please update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profileGo to ‘My Page’ section of your profile, click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink and select the special call you would like to apply. Application deadline: 27-06-2021 Disclaimer United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme which welcomes applications from qualified professionals.
Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist Int. Specialist UNFPA Zimbabwe
VMAM Code
ZWER000143-9595
Open

Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist

Sexual and Reproductive Health Specialist

International Specialist
Host entity
UNFPA
Country
Zimbabwe
Location, Country
Harare (ZWE)
Language skills
English
Japanese
Expected Starting Date
01 July 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Representative and/or Programme Specialist Reproductive Health or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Reproductive Health will be responsible for:
Technical Advice

  • Assists in the reviewing of Reproductive Health preparedness and implementing strategies, ncluding for humanitarian response.
  • Assist the country office in implementing the project on Strengthening Emergency Obsteric and Neonatal Care in COVID hotspots in Zimbwbwe" and other related Sexual Reproductive Health and rights (SRHR) projects.
  • Contributes to preparation of position papers, briefs, notes and reports on SRHR.
  • Contributes to SRH commodity security including last mile assurance.

Program Management

  • Assists in planning, monitoring, reporting, review and evaluation of SRHR projects.
  • Undertakes monitoring field visits to the targeted districts as per agreed upon and coordinated plans.
  • Contributes to preparing/organizing and participates in the APRs, MTRs and steering committee meetings and relevant technical working group meetings.
  • Assists in developing SRH project proposals and resource mobilization efforts.

General

  • Keeps abreast with UNFPA policies, programs and apply them to the given condition
  • Ensures streamlining of UN reform and new aid environment principles.
  • Participates in interagency theme or taskforces related to UN reform and new aid environment.
  • Assists in preparation of reports to headquarters and donors and performs any other functions in the field of sexual and reproductive health.
  • Contributes to the visibility and communication in coordination with the communication team in Zimbabwe CO, ESARO, and the Tokyo Representation Office.
  • Liaises and coordinates with the Japanese embassy in Zimbabwe.
  • Assists in the other matters as may be requested by the Representative.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Degree in relevant field - medicine, and or maternal health/midwifery, and or public health, and or social sciences and or other related field.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • Knowledge of sexual reproductive health;
  • Preferably 2 years of experience in development program / projects is desirable. Prior work abroad is an asset;
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Japanese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Public health, Nursing and midwifery, Healthcare administration
Area of expertise details
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28 June 2021