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Title Deadline Category Host entity Country
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

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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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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Mali et les résidents légaux du Mali ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 19-1-2020

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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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,
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Application deadline: 19 January 2020

Associate Information Management Officer 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2020
19 January 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Information Management Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Review and clean-up data;
  • In coordination with other information management and information technology specialists, maintain the database system for classifying and storing confidential information;
  • Collect and collate information from multiple sources;
  • Populate database with collected information;
  • Undertake administrative tasks related to information management;
  • Act as focal point for JMAC database, in terms of liaison with IT Help Desk and database service provider;
  • Provide users with first level support (Tier 0 support) and escalation to second level support (Tier 1) in accordance with the Mission’s maintenance support policy;
  • Provide support to analysts (including visualizing the information, either thematically or geographically; developing database queries; prepare quantitative analysis);
  • Turn data and general ideas into well-designed products with the guidance of senior staff and clients;
  • Develop corporate visualization solutions derived from multiple data sources using state-of-the-art tools to enable insight and decision-making at various levels;
  • Develop report templates and branding materials for reporting purposes;
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and present results in a clear manner;
  • Develop documentation;
  • Assist with data, visualization and analytics related problems and support;
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems, Data Science, Computer Science or Information Technology.

36 Months
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Software and applications development and analysis
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various productivity software including MS Outlook, Power Point, Excel, Word, Publisher; Adobe InDesign, etc.
  • Experience with the use and/or maintenance of corporate database applications, and geographic information system tools such as ESRI ArcGIS (Geocortex), Open Street Map is desirable;
  • A keen interest in analytics, information management and data visualization;
  • Experience in development, implementation and maintenance of business intelligence/analytics or related data-driven interface design is preferable;
  • Experience with MS SQL Server Reporting Services, MS SQL Server Analysis Services, Power BI or Tableau is preferable;
  • Experience with the following Office365 tools: PowerPoint, Excel, Word and SharePoint;
  • Familiarity with analytical techniques such as text mining, sentiment analysis, predictive analysis and event detection;
  • Familiarity with DAX and Power Query;
  • Experience in quantitative techniques;
  • Experience working with clients using a user-centric design process
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: 19-01-2020

Knowledge Management Spécialist 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Chad
UNDP
Chad
Ndjamena (TCD)
English, French
Immediate
12 months
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 Head of Stabilisation or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Knowledge Management Specialist will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the organization of RSF and RSS Coordination meetings.
  • Preparing briefing notes, providing technical input and ensuring quality and coherence amongst different materials / power point presentations / documents prepared at the RSF and RSS Secretariat;
  • Preparing drafts for agendas, minutes and reports of RSF/RSS coordination meetings;
  • Conduct in depth research and analysis on climate change related themes;
  • Develop a knowledge base platform to track various stabilisation activities being launched and ensure information sharing, policy coherence and consistency among various UNDP Stabilisation initiatives at global, regional and national levels windows
  • Prepare of Knowledge products for dissemination
  • Identify best practices from all Stabilisation windows which could help build knowledge base within UNDP for sharing information and draft best practices and lessons learned
  • Support in development and maintenance of content management procedures and with the production, selection and maintenance of high-quality content of the workspace.
  • Advise practitioners on the application of the knowledge platform and how to provide inputs / access it.
  • Maintain the platform and promote its use and implementation, particularly the exchange of experiences in thematic forums and through the capture of lessons learned.
  • Ensure that relevant information, best practices and lessons learned are disseminated that comply with the quality requirements.
  • Identify relevant databases and facilitate access by project partners to relevant, state of the art information.
  • Develop a tracking and record management system of important events and activities for UNDP relating to Stabilisation
  • Identify and establish relations with national and international networks that could provide technical support to efficient and effective project implementation.
  • Maintaining list of key tasks/inputs required by UNDP from other processes;
  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis as required by the network products and services;
  • Support in maintenance of quality assurance of products developed and flag possible substantive discrepancies between different materials to maintain coherence and policy consistency on products available in the knowledge platform.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. computer sciences or area related to application and website development; 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

60 Months

At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in managing knowledge platform website social media official account, or other relevant programmes; experience with website knowledge platform is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Software and applications development and analysis, Database design, administration and maintenance
  • Experience working with donors
  • 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;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;

Have affinity with or interest in peacebuilding and peace consolidation, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System

No

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

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Application deadline: 19-01-2020

Political / Reporting Officer 19 January 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
until 31 December 2020
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 or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following duties:

  • Compile daily situation reports and other regular reports as required;
  • Follow up with political affairs officers in the field on reporting and analysis issues:
  • Gather, select and analyse information contained in communications and publications received from different sources, including the press;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of events relating to political issues in general and in particular as they affect the operational area;
  • Keep abreast of latest trends and developments in the area of assignment and a provide inputs to reports;
  • Provide technical and substantive back-up in the implementation of mandates of the Analysis and Reporting Section;
  • Maintain contacts with other sectors of the Mission, UN international partners and government authorities on coordination and policy matters;
  • Keep abreast of actions taken by intergovernmental groups, UN organizations, government and non-governmental organizations within assigned area of responsibility;
  • Maintain database information relating to potential disputes and conflicts in the mission area;
  • Identify and monitor indicative districts in regard to popular attitudes towards peace, security, subnational-governance and economic conditions, compiling periodic updates for senior management.
  • Support Information management tasks to consolidate and maintain updated records
  • Take notes during meetings; prepare notes on meetings; briefing notes; talking points and documents as requested;
  • Support and backstop section colleagues as needed;
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including contractors/vendors/suppliers, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;
  • Perform other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations, Law, Public Administration or related fields.
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a Political Science, Political Economy, International Relations, Law, Public Administration or related area.
  • 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;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written skills ( drafting, formulation, reporting skills) in English is required.
  • Languages spoken in Afghanistan or the region is an advantage;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in political science or international relations or related area. Experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an advantage.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing is required.
  • 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 UNAMA’s area of work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting
  • 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;
Yes

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19 January 2020

Spécialiste en Communication 20 January 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Burkina Faso
UNDP
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou (BFA)
French, English
Immediate
12 months
20 January 2020

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

Sous la supervision générale du Coordonnateur du PAPCiDDeL, l’Expert en communication doit exécuter les tâches suivantes :

  • appui à l’élaboration et à la mise en œuvre du plan de communication du PAPCiDDeL ;
  • appui à la réalisation de missions de terrain pour la collecte d’information, rédiger des « success stories » et les publier sur les supports adaptés (site web, bulletin du PNUD au siège et sur les sites internet et intranet du Bureau) ;
  • participer à la rédaction de blogs ;
  • appui à la gestion des comptes Facebook et Twitter du PAPCiDDeL ;
  • appui à la couverture de cérémonies et autres activités dans lesquelles le PAPCiDDeL/PNUD est impliqué (ateliers, panels, rencontres diverses, etc.) ;
  • appui à la rédaction de draft d’articles pour le bulletin, de communiqués de presse;
  • appui à l’élaboration des outils de communication interne (élaboration de l’agenda de la semaine et de l’agenda des évènements majeurs, rédaction de la revue de presse, etc.) ;
  • faire des photos d’excellente qualité susceptibles d’être utilisées dans les publications et autres documents qui seront produits ;
  • appui à la réalisation des tâches administratives ;
  • accomplir toute autre tâche pertinente que le Bureau lui confierait.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Justifier d’un niveau de formation supérieure sanctionné par un diplôme de fin d’études en Communication (Licence) de préférence ou autres domaines connexes

24 Months

Avoir une expérience professionnelle d’au moins deux ans dans le domaine de la communication ou du journalisme

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Avoir une expérience dans la couverture médiatique des activités en général et en particulier au niveau des collectivités territoriales

La connaissance des politiques, règles et procédures du PNUD ou du Système des Nations Unies en matière de Communication serait un atout.

Maîtriser les outils informatiques de base tels que Word et Excel et le système de gestion basé sur le WEB

No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Integrity, Leadership, Professionalism, Vision, Working in Teams

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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

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Date limite pour postuler : 20-01-2020