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Title Deadline Category Host entity Country
UNV Information Management Officer 18 January 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Bangladesh
UNFPA
Bangladesh
Dhaka (BGD)
English, Bengali
Immediate
12 months
18 January 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under a direct supervision of the GBV Cluster Coordinator, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following but not limited to tasks:

Data collection and information analysis:

  • Establish, collect information for and maintain Who does What Where and When (4W) excel database/GBV Information Management Tool; provision of IM services including data collection, entry, cleaning, collation and analysis.
  • Conduct inventory of and identify relevant GBV data sets, including population data disaggregated by age and sex;
  • Identify secondary data and information resources to compliment GBV related data inputs;
  • As appropriate, design GBV related data collection forms, ensuring the purpose and use of data collected is clear;
  • Respond to inter-agency information requests (i.e. 5W, situation reports) and engage with inter-agency processes.
  • Based on collected data, identify gaps and duplications of assistance and produce gap analysis and partner capacity maps as needed using GIS software and/or any other;
  • Prepare and disseminate information products that give humanitarian partners access to essential information;
  • Build additional and appropriate IM capacity through the training of additional staff and managing, organizing, and conducting capacity building activities;
  • Serve as a member on behalf of the GBV cluster in other relevant cluster and in inter-agency groups – particularly the Needs Assessment Working Group (IMWG). Assist the GBV AoR Coordinator with representation of the GBV cluster.

Other tasks:

  • Assist in organizing and following up with GBV meetings (including preparing and disseminating meeting minutes)
  • Create, manage and maintain contact directories and mailing lists of GBV partners, and disseminate information through e-mail as needed.
  • Ensure the GBV website/page is kept up to date by uploading key contact information, news, events, links and documents.
  • Any other tasks that may be required (within reason) as assigned by the supervisor to achieve the objective of this assignment.

Master degree or equivalent

University degree in gender studies, social anthropology, law and women’s rights, sociology, cultural studies, public health, demography, international relations, international law, socio-economics, or other related field.

36 Months
  • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience.
  • Solid experience and proven skills in information management and GIS;
  • Experience in drafting reports, and other substantive document;
  • Experience in translation work will be added advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Information management
  • Research and analysis
  • GIS mapping
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a National UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the status of

refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Promotor Cultural / Interprete cultural/ Traductor 18 January 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Bolivia
UNDP
Bolivia
La Paz (BOL)
Spanish, Aymara, Guarani, Quechua
Immediate
6 months
18 January 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Experto Electoral Regional., el/la Voluntario/a de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Proporcionar aportes al TSE en el desarrollo de mensajes de divulgación pública local y educación electoral, según sea necesario en Aymara/ Quechua o Guarani.
  • Traducir materiales requeridos en un idioma indígena Aymara/ Quechua o Guarani y Asegurarse de que el texto de traducción sea técnica, lingüística y gramaticalmente correcto, sin errores, y de que cumpla con estándares de calidad.
  • Apoyar a los técnicos del proyecto en la coordinación con autoridades locales y grupos de la sociedad civil para apoyar la participación de grupos poco representados, incluidas mujeres y jóvenes, en el proceso electoral y político.
  • Facilitar que las comunidades indígenas tengan acceso en sus lenguas a información de las elecciones que generalmente se encuentra en español.
  • Dar seguimiento a la educación cívica, la sensibilización y la capacitación de las contrapartes nacionales. Esto incluye la preparación del desarrollo de capacidades de las contrapartes nacionales y la planificación de la campaña de información / sensibilización con los TSE

Technical/Vocational diploma

a) Calificaciones, habilidades, experiencia

  • Estudios en alguna de las siguientes áreas: Trabajo social, antropología, sociología, lenguas indígenas.

b) Idiomas

  • Español oral y escrito es requerido.
  • Aymara o Quechua o Guarani oral y escrito es requerido.
36 Months
  • Al menos 3 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en traducción/ interpretación Español – Aymara o quechua o guarani.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Aymara(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Guarani(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Quechua(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Translation and interpretation
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Reclutamiento Local

National Emergency Nurse 18 January 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Yemen
UNDP
Yemen
Mukalla (YEM)
English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
18 January 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within delegated authority, the Emergency Nurse shall be responsible for the following duties:

 Attend the UN Clinic on a full-time basis;

 Assist the Emergency Doctor in the performance of his/her duties

 Responds to emergency calls during outside office hours when necessary and assists Medical Doctors in providing adequate care;

 Give first-aid and advice to the staff and their recognized dependents;

 Ensures effective liaison between patient and private doctor, paramedics, family members, and colleagues as appropriate;

 Documents case findings.

 Performs diagnostic and screening tests such as: ECG, x-rays, laboratory (blood and urine), and other tests as required.

Performs clinical assessment of patients visiting the walk-in clinic;

 Facilitates referral to the UN Medical Doctor or to an outside physician, as required.

 Coordinates medical evacuation and cooperates with Medical Services Division in N.Y. and the receiving facilities in home countries;

 Assists in providing medical support during evacuation and repatriation;

 Advises evacuees on the requirements for evacuation and/or escorts patients if needed;

 Concludes or closes medical evacuation files to enable staff members to submit claims;

 Assist in arrangements for the deceased;

 Perform medical briefing for incoming staff and conduct first aid training;

 Administer minor “outpatient” treatment and immunization requirements;

 Assists in maintaining records of patients' medical data including consultations and treatment;

 Maintain strict confidentiality with regards to patient’s medical records; patient management and treatment.

 Perform medication, injection, dressing, stitching, foreign body extraction and so on as needed;

 Performs other related duties as required

Administrative duties

 Maintain the UN Clinic in good order and keep the inventory of medical supplies and equipment up-to-date and be prepared for disaster;

 In consultation with the UN medical physician, maintain a 24-hour roster of available specialists for referral and treatment;

 Coordinate and supervise the work of other UN Clinic personnel i.e. Ambulance Driver and Cleaner;

 Check equipment and supplies on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis and maintain them in working order;

 Ensures that medical instruments are properly sterilized and maintains hygiene and cleanliness of the Clinic;

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.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • Registered Professional Nurse and first level degree from an accredited Baccalaureate Nursing Program (University) or equivalent such as an accredited Diploma Program (3 years).
  • Certificates in ECG, CPR or Basic Life Support and ACLS or equivalent emergency medical care is an asset.
  • National registration and license are a requirement
48 Months
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Nursing and midwifery
No

Communication, Creativity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Yemen and legal residents in Yemen with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 18-Jan-2020.

National Emergency Doctor 18 January 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Yemen
UNDP
Yemen
Mukalla (YEM)
English, Arabic
Immediate
6 months
18 January 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within delegated authority, the Emergency Doctor shall be responsible for the following duties:

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily 24 hours emergency medical coverage for UN staff;
  • Develop emergency medical contingency plans and assist with UNCT/UNDSS’s planning for response to a mass casualty incident and medical evacuation.
  • Respond to acute emergencies in line with international protocols such as advanced trauma life support management and advanced cardiac life support. or Pre- Hospital Trauma life support;
  • Do triage and primary stabilization;
  • Be on call during and outside office hours to observe and treat emergencies in the UN Clinic and undertake house calls when required;
  • In case of mass casualty and emergency situations, keep the Clinic functional 24/7;
  • Liaise with other host-nation medical facilities and medical facilities abroad to coordinate medical evacuations;
  • Follow the United Nations established policies and procedures regarding medical clearances, sick leave and medical evacuations;
  • Recommend medical evacuation when required to Resident Representative of the involved Agency, fund or program (act as the medical expert and submit the evacuation request the advice of UN Medical Director) and facilitate medical evacuations authorized by the UN Medical Director;
  • Responsible for all paper work and reporting procedures for medical evacuations in line with UN Rules and procedures;
  • Ensure proper follow up on all cases;
  • Responsible for establishing good relations with reliable hospitals, private medical facilities and blood banks and local physicians including UN Examining Physicians, if available;
  • Ensure that proper medical records are kept in a strictly confidential manner;
  • Maintain emergency medical supplies and equipment to be used in case of emergency

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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University Degree in Medicine, from an accredited University and currently licensed to practice within home country or another national jurisdiction;
  • Valid certification in Advanced Trauma Life support, Advanced cardiac Life support OR Pre- hospital trauma life support is highly desirable;
60 Months
  • Progressive experience in Emergency and Disaster medicine of at least 05 years
  • Previous experience in conflict zone is highly desirable
  • Competencies and experience in Medical Transportation (Air and ground transportation) is highly desirable.
  • Previous UN medical system/international medical experience is desirable.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is desirable
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
General human medicine (with clinical experience)
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Yemen and legal residents in Yemen with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 18-Jan-2020.

Associate External Relations Officer 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Congo, Democratic Republic
UNHCR
Congo, Democratic Republic
Bukavu (COD)
French, English
Immediate
12 months
19 January 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible.

  • Keep abreast of political, cultural and social developments and UNHCR’s humanitarian programmes to prepare appropriate briefings and reports;
  • Draft reports in English and French, including regular operational updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes and talking points;
  • Support the supervisor in organising meetings and briefings with donors and partners, and prepare the required documentation for participants and minutes;
  • Attend inter-agency meetings/cluster meetings at the request of the supervisor;
  • Organize and accompany missions for external counterparts to visit refugee sites;
  • Monitor and guide the implementation of specific donor requirements, such as donor visibility;
  • Support Programme Unit in preparation of COP and in all reporting requirements;
  • Assist the implementation of the Goma sub-office’s communications strategy in order to generates support for UNNHCR’s operations from external partners (e.g. the general public, governments, partners, media, academia, NGOs, private sector and persons of concern);
  • Promote visibility of UNHCR’s work and advocate for support for persons of concern through providing inputs for social media and other web content;
  • Plan and conduct campaigns and activities with organised groups and local authorities to disseminate information on UNHCR and raise public awareness on refugee and internal displacement issues;
  • Propose and organize events and initiatives (e.g. commercial, cultural, political and sports) to promote the work of UNHCR;
  • Liaise with the media, in close coordination with the External Relations Office in Bukavu and Senior Regional External Relations Officer in Kinshasa;
  • Support drafting of Donor reports;
  • Perform other duties as required by the supervisor and/or the head of the office.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

24 Months
  • A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting;
  • 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;
  • Knowledge of computer software (MS Word, Excel PowerPoint), as well as the capacity to use mapping tools, i.e. GPS and knowledge of construction drawing and design software (AutoCad or MS Visio, Hipanet etc) is a great added advantage.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
Yes

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Application deadline: 19 January 2020

Associate Field Officer (Camp Coordination and Camp Management) 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Congo, Democratic Republic
UNHCR
Congo, Democratic Republic
Bunia (COD)
English, French
Immediate
12 months
19 January 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible.

  • Ensure that UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the Area of Responsibility (AoR).
  • Ensure that the needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.
  • Ensure that protection incidents and gaps in assistance are immediately identified and addressed.
  • Identify vulnerable groups or individuals who may need special attention or special arrangements and make recommendations on the needs of different groups of refugees.
  • Assess protection and assistance needs of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region and monitor implementation of refugee assistance programmes.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, handle the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Provide inputs for project submissions and periodic narrative and financial reports for the annual programme.
  • Develop and maintain relations with local authorities ensuring smooth negotiations in all aspects of UNHCR's mandate for the benefit of refugees.
  • Monitor the security situation in the area and intervene as appropriate with the local authorities.
  • Participate in needs assessment as a member of the Multi-Functional team.
  • In close coordination with programme and project control, monitor project implementation and provide feedback on the progress to the relevant units/sections.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.

International experience, field experience, community services and coordination/management role also required.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • At least 2 years of field experience in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) or refugee setting.
  • Excellent leadership, coordination, and presentation skills. Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Humanitarian reform process and the role of the humanitarian community (UN System, Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, and NGO), preferably in Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM).
  • Extensive knowledge of current humanitarian issues.
  • Good knowledge of CCCM and protection technical guidelines and standards.
  • Experience of working in complex emergencies.
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19 January 2020

Resource Mobilisation and Partnership Officer 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNESCO Jordan
UNESCO
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
19 January 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Director of Office & UNESCO Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the international UN Volunteer for Resource Mobilization and Partnerships will:

  • Support the Director and the Programme Specialists in maintaining effective and positive relationships with all decentralized representatives of potential donors;
  • Keep up to date on the latest developments and initiatives of relevance (e.g. donor trends, new funding initiatives announced by international donors, donors announcing interest in countries of the Levant, Middle East, Syria crisis, etc.). This will include the newly launched SDG Joint Fund and any other UN fund;
  • Engage the relevant Programme Specialists in the Office in the resource mobilization initiatives in their areas of work;
  • Establish project portfolios according to the interests and formats of possible funding sources and keep the pipeline of solid proposals updated. While the substance of any concept note or project proposal will come from the responsible Programme Specialists, the incumbent is responsible for quality assurance, including editing and formatting, and checking the completeness of the proposal. This includes compliance with UNESCO terminology and guidelines on the use of UNESCO’s logo, according to the new formats for proposals and progress reports;
  • Ensure that proposals include clear arrangements and agreements on reporting timelines as well as donor visibility (human-interest stories, website/social media coverage, field visits), and that the requirements for visibility are adequately costed in the budget;
  • Overall monitoring of internal reporting schedules under donor agreements to ensure the timely submission of proposals, including allowing sufficient time for quality assurance, editing, etc.;
  • Support the Director of UNESCO Amman in convening the SDG Working Group, which is the coordination mechanism to facilitate the work of the UN Country Team (UNCT) on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, be in charge of all necessary follow up actions;
  • Support in the organization of events or meetings aimed at the creation of new partnerships and fund mobilization;
  • Contribute to project communication and visibility plans, including to the production of fact sheets, a standard slide presentation, etc. that can be customized easily for different donors.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. International relations, public policy and/or management or area related to mobilization of resources and partnerships development; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or four years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the international level in leadership, management, resource mobilization and partnership building, or other relevant programmes; experience with donors’ relations and multilateral cooperation is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Knowledge of UNESCO’s mandate would be an asset
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision

Application procedure

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Application deadline: 19 January 2020

Assistant en communication – Chargé(é) de la gestion de la communication en ligne 19 January 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Mali
UNDP
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French, English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
19 January 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la supervision directe du responsaboe de l’unité le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

En plus de ce qui précède, les Volontaires des Nations Unies sont censés :

  • Renforcer leurs connaissances et compréhension du concept du volontariat en lisant la documentation mise à disposition par le programme VNU, les publications externes et prendre activement part aux activités du programme VNU, par exemple s’impliquer dans les activités commémoratives de la Journée internationale des Volontaires (JIV), le 5 décembre.
  • Se familiariser et développer toute forme de volontariat traditionnel et/ou local au niveau du pays d’accueil.
  • Refléter le type et la nature des actions volontaires qu’ils entreprennent, y compris leur participation dans les réflexions substantielles.
  • Contribuer à la rédaction des articles sur les expériences de terrain à soumettre pour la publication du programme VNU/ site web, bulletin et notes de presse, etc.
  • Contribuer au Programme d’accueil des Volontaires des Nations Unies nouvellement arrivés dans le pays d’affectation;

Promouvoir ou conseiller les groupes locaux dans l’utilisation des volontaires en ligne ou encourager les individus et les organisations à utiliser les services de volontaires en ligne quand cela est techniquement possible

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Licence / Maitrise en Communication, journalisme, webdesign ou tout autre domaine connexe

36 Months

Compétences

  • Excellente aptitude en communication interpersonnelle et écrite ;
  • Bonne connaissance des médias sociaux et de leur utilisation ;
  • Solide jugement éditorial, y compris la conscience éthique et politique ;
  • Connaissance approfondie dans la gestion de plateforme web , connaissance du CQ5 est un atout.
  • Connaissance des techniques de photographie, des outils graphiques comme Adobe PhotoShop, indesign… est un plus

Aisance à travailler en équipe à distance avec utilisation de logiciel.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
  • Type de qualifications
  • Excellence capacité de rédaction
  • expérience dans la gestion de communauté digitale, dans la gestion du social media marketing ;
  • Expérience dans la production, l'édition et la diffusion de contenus multimédias destinés à des publics en ligne ;
  • Expérience dans l’utilisation des outils de publication en ligne, y compris les systèmes de gestion de contenu et les outils de création de médias sociaux
  • Expérience de travail dans des contextes d'actualité en évolution rapide, de communication, de plaidoyer ;
  • Expérience dans la production et l'interprétation d'analytics Web et de médias sociaux pour éclairer les stratégies et les plans de travail.
No

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Advocacy and Reporting Officer 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNODC Pakistan
UNODC
Pakistan
Islamabad (PAK)
English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
19 January 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible.

The UN Volunteer Advocacy and Reporting Officer will work under the guidance of the regional coordinator and overall supervision of the Senior Programme Coordinator of the Regional Programme for Afghanistan and Neighbouring Countries., and will:

  • Assist and support the implementation of the Programme’s advocacy and communication strategy;
  • Draft and prepare various written outputs including reports, web-stories, donor reports, press briefing, press releases, case studies and advocacy material;
  • Contribute to manage RP official media channels including webpage and twitter account;
  • Co-ordinates the production of internal and external communications, assists in editing and proof reading of communications products including but not limited to success stories, donor reports and web stories;
  • Contribute to the design and production of video, social media content, event reports, programme newsletter;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, (journalism, communication etc.); a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, reporting or advocacy;
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting
  • Excellent command on graphic design tools like CORAL DRAW, ADOBE Premier, ADOBE Photoshop, Macro Media Flash, audio and video editing
  • Excellent command of English
  • Experience in editing and proof reading
  • Experience in designing printing material
  • Experience in media web content management
    • 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;
No

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Application deadline: 19 January 2020

Communication and Advocacy Specialist 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen Papua New Guinea
UNWomen
Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby (PNG)
English
Immediate
12 months
19 January 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible.

Under the guidance of the Country Representative, and direct supervision of the Deputy Country Representative, the Communications & Advocacy Specialist implements the corporate communications strategy, as well as provides inputs to the design, management and implementation of the Country Programme communications and publication strategies which are geared to influence the development agenda, promote public and media outreach and mobilize political and financial support for gender equality and women’s empowerment as well as UN WOMEN.

The Communications & Advocacy Specialist will supervise the Graphic Assistant and work in close collaboration with the Management, Programme and Operations teams, and with the UNCT, the staff of other UN Agencies, UN WOMEN Regional Offices, UN WOMEN HQs staff (Communications Office) and Government officials, international and local media, subject matter experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN WOMEN communication strategy implementation.

A communications strategy tightly linked to program priorities helps position the Country Programme Office in key development markets as a leader in ways that boost demand for various service lines and increase overall business opportunities as well as contributing to appropriate messaging for Delivering As One (DAO)

  1. Lead the development and implementation of communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans, with a specific focus on media
  • Conduct communication needs assessments for Country Office (CO), including projects, programmes and corporate change initiatives;
  • Design, develop, and implement communication and outreach/advocacy strategies, including media strategies; ensure gender perspective;
  • Integrate communication, advocacy and outreach strategies into proposals for project/programmes and other initiatives;
  • Monitor and analyze print and social media and prepare reports;
  • Launch in-country UN Women/ UN system corporate and local/regional campaigns and special events;
  • Provide advice and guidance to and coordinate with COs, and Multi-Country Offices (MCOs) in the region.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Deputy Country Representative required to ensure the success of the Country Programme

  1. Lead the development and dissemination of advocacy materials in the country
  • Develop and produce communication and advocacy instruments and materials, including briefing materials, press releases, and articles and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels;
  • Identify and launch information opportunities, activities, approaches and platforms and partners;
  • Provide advice on advocacy materials and coordinate launching flagship initiatives and publications in the region;
  • Lead the engagement and supervision of video producers and other communication specialists to produce audio/ visual material on UN Women’s work;
  • Develop brochures, factsheets, stories from the field to inform media and general public at the regional level;
  • Follow guidelines from and report to Regional Office and/or HQ.

  1. Manage media and press relations for the Country Office
  • Lead relationship building with press in country; maintain and update database of relevant press;
  • Respond timely and clearly to media inquiries and to a variety of inquiries and information requests; prepare related correspondence; identify topics, background information, news-related development and coverage of interest;
  • Organize roundtable discussions, press conferences, and briefing sessions with press;
  • Facilitate interviews with senior managers; connect media with UN Women subject experts;
  • Finalize talking points.

  1. Build and maintain partnerships and maintain relations with donors
  • Identify and develop new communication partnerships and alliances to enhance visibility; manage and nurture existing partnerships;
  • Liaise with advocacy partners and undertake outreach to civil society organizations, governments, and other groups to ensure that newsworthy information reaches the public and donors;
  • Guide and collaborate closely with communication colleagues in other offices to ensure consistency with corporate policies, messaging and initiatives;
  • Submit packages for programme initiatives for donor review.

  1. Oversee the Country Office web/ online presence
  • Oversee and maintain CO websites, including developing design and content;
  • Coordinate COs’ web-presence in the line with corporate web policy;
  • Oversee and manage CO social media accounts in line with corporate social media policy.
  1. Facilitate knowledge building and sharing
  • Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned from CO directly linked to programme country goals and activities and ensure exchange of information;
  • Provide training and workshops on communication and advocacy as appropriate.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in communications, public relations, journalism or relevant field is required
60 Months
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy, including in media relations;
  • Experience in the use of social media;
  • Experience in media relations is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
  • Extensive experience in media, communication and advocacy.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Application procedure
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select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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Application deadline: 19 January 2020