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Recovery, Return & Reintegration Sector Coordinator 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Sudan
UNDP
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English
Immediate
12 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Country Director[EL1] P and in close coordination with the Durable Solutions team, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Inter-Agency Coordination

· Lead the RRR Sector in Khartoum, and coordinate with RRR focal points in various states;

· Supports planning and implementation of the durable solutions priorities in the ISF and in relation to UNAMIDʼ drawdown and transition of relevant activities to UNDP.

· In support of area based RRR Coordinators/focal points, oversee coordination of activities and interventions in return areas and areas of (re)integration in Darfur/other areas (including HRP, DDS, etc);

· Provide regular updates and share concerns with UNDP senior management in Khartoum and Darfur

· Collect weekly updates from RRR Coordinators/focal points, consolidate and share with senior and technical management at UNDP and DSWG chair and members.

· Support and closely liaise with the RRR Government Counterpart

· Enhance early and effective partnerships and promote improved understanding of Returns/reintegration and area based durable solutions among local authorities and other relevant stakeholders

Planning and Information Management

· Support the RRR Sector at national level and update the RRR Sector Response Plan for the Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP); and in drafting other documents as required;

· Supported by the RRR Coordinators/focal points at Sub-national level provide the necessary input on return numbers,

registration and verification as well as needs and vulnerabilities in basic services and livelihoods to the DS IMWG chair and members in Khartoum. This information will be used to update the HNO for the RRR sector.

· Take stock of findings from monitoring and share lessons learnt among the Sector members;

Communication and advocacy

· Advocate for joint verification mechanism for return and reintegration;

· Ensure sharing relevant information with Sector members and other relevant stakeholders;

· Ensure communication and participation for the monthly RRR Sector meetings, and participate in RRR Sector meetings in Khartoum via teleconference;

· Coordinate/facilitate capacity building and assistance in developing plans and policies for organized return movements and understand the implications;

· Identify lessons learned and success stories from Darfur and share them with the Sector members and other relevant stakeholders;

· Support Durable Solutions (DS) for displaced persons, development of policies, position papers and learning tools on DS, returns and broader solutions in coordination with the RRR members and the DSWG

Monitoring and Reporting

· Ensure the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan, in a participatory manner;

· Monitor the quality of RRR Sector coordination implementation, track progress and evaluate projects through regular field visits and recommended adjustments where necessary;

· Assist the RRR Sector members to utilize 4W monitoring tools and crosscheck 4Ws input with RRR sector at National level;

· Monitor projects funded under the RRR Sudan Humanitarian Fund in priority areas for return.

Any other duties as may be required.

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.


[EL1]TBC

Master degree or equivalent

A Master degree in international affairs, humanitarian and development, peacebuilding, public administration and other related fields.

60 Months

At least 5 years of relevant, proven working experience in inter-agency coordination on Humanitarian-development-Peace nexus, Early Recovery, Durable Solutions, preferably with UNDP or another UN agency. Previous working experience in Sudan and/or conflict-affected areas and experience in assisting IDPs, refugees, returnees and asylum seekers with a focus on returns and durable solutions would be an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation, Governance and decentralization, Development programme management

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, excellent networking skills to build partnerships with other UN agencies, NGOs and Government Counterparts;

Corporate competencies: Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values; Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Knowledge Management and Learning: Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more areas of practice. -Acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness: Ability to review a variety of data, identify and adjust discrepancies, identify and resolve operational problems, Ability to perform work of confidential nature and handle a large volume of work.

Leadership and Self-management: Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude; Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.

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

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, 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: 29 March 2020

Reporting Specialist 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Chad
Open

Reporting Specialist

International Specialist
UNDP
Chad
Ndjamena (TCD)
French
Immediate
12 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Stabilisation or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer reporting specialist will be responsible for:

  • The Reporting Specialist will be responsible for designing and implementing the reporting plan; assisting the Coordinator in preparing Quarterly semi-annual, annual and final reports on progress and will monitor the activities on a regular basis, and will be responsible for the collection & analysis of different data in relation to the activities. As such the reporting specialist will carry out the following tasks:
  • Develop and strengthen reporting procedures;
  • Develop or enhance reporting tools and template;
  • Reporting all project activities, expenditures and progress towards achieving expected output;
  • Recommend further improvement of the logical framework;
  • Develop monitoring and impact indicator for the success;
  • Monitor overall progress on achievement of results;
  • Provide feedback to Coordinator suggesting what strategies the Coordinator, staff and stakeholders could use to improve project reports
  • Identify project implementation and reporting bottlenecks in completing activities and develop plans to minimize or eliminate the bottlenecks;
  • Orient project staff and partners/stakeholders on aspects of M&E and reporting.
  • Participate in regular and annual reviews to finalize reports and to plan ahead;
  • Coordinate reporting across all levels and components of the facility and RSS Strategy
  • Familiarise self with the reporting requirements of the facility and the Strategy including format, cycle and content.
  • Produce analytical and visualized reports in a timely fashion;
  • Under the guidance of the Coordinator, lead the development and submission of monthly and quarterly reports as might be required in;
  • Generate data and relevant statistical information captured in reports (monthly, quarterly, annual);
  • Disseminate and ensure utilization of evidence through drafting appropriate briefing notes and reports (e.g. donor reporting updates, internal thematic briefing notes for Executive Secretary of LCBC, UNDP Regional Director and UNDP RBA Director, and activity-specific briefing notes
  • Maintain contact with stakeholders by developing technical working relationships (e.g. with the government of the Lake Chad Basin Countries, and UN agencies) to assist them to submit quality project reports in a timely fashion;
  • Organize and support meetings assisting the Coordinator, staff and stakeholders to prepare relevant talking points and minutes;
  • Support the Secretariat to prepare and distribute minutes, organize meetings; and to enable it to serve as the general secretariat for the Strategy, the Steering Committee and the Governors Forum;
  • Prepare Steering Committee meeting minutes for review by the Coordinator; and
  • Perform other duties as required and requested.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. designing monitoring and evaluation reporting or area related to communication analysis; 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 projects management, reporting, or evaluation, or other relevant programmes; experience with peacebuilding and peace consolidation is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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;
  • 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

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
  • 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
  • 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;
  • 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

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Application deadline: 29-03-2020

Human Rights Officer 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist OHCHR Guatemala
Open

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
OHCHR
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish
Immediate
12 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the unit coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Monitor, analyze and report about the human rights situation in the country
  • Assist in the elaboration of reports that provide qualitative and quantitative information on human rights situation in the country, including monthly reports, in line with OHCHR´s Performance Monitoring System.
  • Prepare and undertake fact-finding field missions and monitoring of human rights situations, including the timely drafting of reports and follow up.
  • Conduct analysis of compliance of national legal framework and/or public policies with international human rights standards.
  • Provide technical assistance and follow up to activities with counterparts and partners at different levels within the framework of the Office´s Mandate.
  • Monitor and document violations of the human rights of people on the move (IDPs and migrants), analyzing local and regional trends, civil society organisations and State institutions and with Special Procedures, Treaty Bodies, OHCHR Desk Officers of relevant departments at Geneva HQ.

  • Facilitate, assist and carry out trainings on human rights standards and monitoring, international human rights mechanisms, shadow reporting, advocacy and planning with a human rights-based approach and assist the Office in the preparation of training materials.

  • Promote dialogue between local human rights and civil society networks, local authorities and the OHCHR Office in Guatemala on measures to promote the observance of human rights in their locality.
  • Assist in other duties relevant to the post, as requested by the Coordinator of the Unit.
Master degree or equivalent
  • A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience in human rights or gender may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
36 Months

Required Experience: 3 to 5 years of progressively, responsible and relevant professional experience in the field of human rights or justice at the local, national or international level, including experience with civil society organizations, experience in human rights analysis and reporting cases, as well as experience working with migrants.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights
  • Knowledge of the UN International human rights standards and mechanisms.
  • Experience in working in the Latin American Region and/or knowledge of the human rights situation in Guatemala is considering an advantage.
  • Experience on monitor and reporting on human rights is required.
  • Experience of working on migrants rights is required.
  • Experience in the application of international human rights law, standards and protections mechanisms is highly desirable.
  • Commitment to volunteerism, previous experience as a volunteer or with human rights volunteer organizations is considered an advantage.
  • 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;
No

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Application deadline: 29-Mar-2019 23:59hrs, Germany time

Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action Specialist 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen Panama
UNWomen
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Regional Advisor for Peace and Security and Humanitarian Response, the UN Volunteer will provide technical support in peace and security related initiatives across the Latin American and the Caribbean countries. Additionally, she/he will support internal coordination and promote joint programming amongst the UN agencies and sectors on peace and security.

The main duties and responsibilities are:

  1. Contribute to UN Women’s regional peace and security and humanitarian action work supporting follow up of regional situation, sub regional and country specific situations;
  2. Support the elaboration of project proposals, concept notes, presentations and other working documents related with peace and security and humanitarian actions with special focus on peacebuilding;
  3. Support assistance to country offices, coordination with other agencies and engagement with civil society, in particular women and youth organizations, on peace and security and humanitarian action as requested;
  4. Participate in relevant national fora, regional inter-agency groups, advocacy platforms, etc. providing regular feedback for effective planning and partnership building;
  5. Support the organization of events and initiatives on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of UNSC Resolution 1325 and its interphase with the celebration of Beijing + 25.
  6. Represent UN Women in meetings and facilitate regional policy dialogues on issues related to peace and security and humanitarian action, as delegated;
  7. Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme improvement and strategy planning, support systematization of regional and national initiatives for the implementation of women, peace and security agenda in the LAC Region;
  8. Support the development of knowledge products to provide a more comprehensive analysis of the subject of peace and security and humanitarian action, including peace building and conflict prevention in the LAC Region; and
  9. Any other duties as assigned by the Regional Advisor on Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action.

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.
Master degree or equivalent

Politics, development studies, human rights, international law, gender studies

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination and capacity building.
  • Experience on peace and security (among others, women in the security sector; peacekeeping; human rights defenders; migration and mixed flows; peace building, conflict prevention; mediation; UNSCR on women, peace and security; transitional justice; rule of law; youth, peace and security; criminality; trafficking on women and girls; violent extremism and countering terrorism) and/or humanitarian action (among others, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, environmental governance, emergency response and women environmental defenders matters.
  • Experience in coordinating work with partners, including development partners, UN Agencies, women’s organizations etc. is required.
  • Good knowledge of UN Women and the UN system is highly recommended.
  • Experience in gender equality mainstreaming and women empowerment initiatives is highly recommended.
  • Knowledge of the socio political and economic reality, opportunities and challenges of the Latin American region is highly recommended.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of interagency initiatives would be an asset.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination and capacity building.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Human Rights Officer 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist OHCHR Guatemala
Open

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
OHCHR
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the unit coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Monitor, analyze and report about the human rights situation in the country
  • Assist in the elaboration of reports that provide qualitative and quantitative information on human rights situation in the country, including weekly and monthly reports, in line with OHCHR´s Performance Monitoring System.
  • Prepare and undertake fact-finding field missions and monitoring of human rights situations, including the timely drafting of reports and follow up.
  • Conduct analysis of compliance of national legal framework and/or public policies with international human rights standards.
  • Provide technical assistance and follow up to activities with counterparts and partners at different levels within the framework of the Office´s Mandate.
  • Monitor and document violations of the human rights, with special attention to Economic, Social and Cultural rights, analyzing local and regional trends, civil society organizations and State institutions and with Special Procedures, Treaty Bodies, OHCHR Desk Officers of relevant departments at Geneva HQ.

  • Facilitate, assist and carry out trainings on human rights standards and monitoring, international human rights mechanisms, shadow reporting, advocacy and planning with a human rights-based approach and assist the Office in the preparation of training materials.

  • Promote dialogue between local human rights and civil society networks, local authorities and the OHCHR Office in Guatemala on measures to promote the observance of human rights in their locality.
  • Assist in other duties relevant to the post, as requested by the Coordinator of the Unit.
Master degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience in human rights or gender may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university

36 Months

Required Experience: A minimum of 3 years of progressively, responsible and relevant professional experience in the field of human rights or justice at the local, national or international level, including experience with civil society organizations and experience in human rights analysis and reporting cases.

Experience in the field of Economic Social and Cultural Rights is required.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
International law, Human rights
  • Knowledge of the UN International human rights standards and mechanisms.
  • Experience in working in the Latin American Region and/or knowledge of the human rights situation in Guatemala is considering an advantage.
  • Experience on monitor and reporting on human rights is required.
  • Experience in the field of Economic Social and Cultural Rights is required.
  • Experience of working on migrants rights is highly desirable.
  • Experience in the application of international human rights law, standards and protections mechanisms is highly desirable.
  • Commitment to volunteerism, previous experience as a volunteer or with human rights volunteer organizations is considered an advantage.
  • 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.
No

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

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Application deadline: 29-Mar-2020, 23:59hrs Germany time

Innovation specialist 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Benin
Open

Innovation specialist

International Specialist
UNICEF
Benin
Cotonou (BEN)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the supervision and technical guidance of the Chief Social Policy, and in close cooperation with the multi-disciplinary programme team, the UNV – Innovation Specialist will be responsible of the development, coordination, and monitoring of innovations, and will provide ongoing technical support to each programme team in the design and implementation of their respective Innovation flagship initiatives.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

Infuse an innovation lens into the program development, planning and management:

  • Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building.

Infuse an innovation lens into the program development and planning:

  • Research and report on innovation trends and data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
  • Provide support to an overall cross-sectoral innovation strategy/action plan, including formulation, design, planning and implementation.
  • Proactively scout for new innovative ideas and opportunities.
  • Contribute to the development/mainstreaming of innovation into sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Prepare regular sectoral program/project reports related to innovation initiatives for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.

Provide technical support to program implementation:

  • Support the development, coordination and testing of innovation products and processes to strengthen and improve efficiency and effectiveness of UNICEF’s programming, monitoring and evaluation, advocacy and communication. More specifically, work closely with sectoral programmes and support the deployment of Rapid-Pro and other ongoing innovation solutions.

Closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.

  • Participate in regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.

Establish networking and partnership building:

  • Contribute to developing partnerships and network with local innovators, youth organizations, government, NGOs, cultural and religious organisations, the private sector, local media and academia to build and provide a space to nurture and test new and innovative ideas, develop the next generation of thought leaders and build local capacity.
  • Support the identification of opportunities for resource mobilisation and new partnerships and support proposal and partnership development efforts in close collaboration with NYHQ Innovation Unit, Global Innovation Centre and Regional Office where applicable.

Ensure knowledge management and capacity building:

  • Document tested innovation projects and processes and ensure effective sharing and generation of knowledge around innovations in the Country Office as well as with UNICEF global innovation network.
  • Represent the Country Office in the UNICEF global innovation network for information sharing and leverage experiences of innovation colleagues in other Country Offices as well as at the global level. Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
Master degree or equivalent

An advanced university degree (Master’s) in Social Development, Social Sciences, Community Development, data science or Information Technology
ICT, media/communications, a social science or related field is required.

60 Months
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience at the national or international levels in innovative projects, programme management, monitoring and evaluation
  • Experience in start-up companies/organisations is an asset.
  • Entrepreneurial failures are considered as valuable experience.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Telecommunications systems, Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Date limite pour postuler : 29-03-2020

Assistant(e) aux ressources humaines 29 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Algeria
UNDP
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
Arabic,French,English
Immediate
12 months
29 March 2020

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

Sous la supervision de l’associé(e) aux Ressources Humaines, l'Assistant(e) aux Ressources Humaines fournit des services de ressources humaines assurant la qualité, la précision et la cohérence du travail en se basant sur la réglementation des contrats de services et autres règles applicables. L'Assistant(e) aux Ressources Humaines travaillera en étroite collaboration avec les différentes Equipes en charge des opérations, de l’exécution du programme et des projets du Bureau de Pays et du Siège du PNUD, pour échanger des informations avec leurs membres et garantir une prestation uniforme des services. Le/la Volontaires des Nations Unies appuiera ainsi la mise en œuvre de la stratégie des Ressources Humaines, se focalisant sur l’atteinte du résultat ci-après: Veille à la conformité des processus et dossiers RH selon les règles, procédures, politiques et stratégie des Nations Unies/ PNUD.

Le/la Volontaire sera invité-e à accomplir les tâches suivantes :

  1. Appui à la mise en œuvre des services Ressources Humaines :

- Préparation des drafts de descriptions des postes, annonces de vacance de postes;
- Assister au pilotage des processus de recrutement (convocation des candidats, long listing, tests, vérification des documents requis et conduite des panels de recrutement au besoin);
- En coordination avec l’Associée aux Ressources Humaines assurer la mise à jour de la liste du personnel (Référence de création du poste dans le progiciel Atlas, CoA, recrutements, fin de contrats, etc.) et la liste de personnel tenue pour la sécurité;
- Suivi et relance pour le renouvellement des contrats et des bonus de performance;
- Coordination avec l’Associée aux Ressources Humaines pour les mises à jour dans Atlas;
- Suivi des congés du personnel détenteur de contrats de services (SC) et Coordination avec l’Associée aux Ressources Humaines pour les mises à jour dans Atlas;
- Induction des nouveaux recrus;
- Tenue d’un système de classement rigoureux des dossiers et documents RH;
- Assister dans la mise à jour du Roster;
- Assister à fournir les informations nécessaires liés aux détenteurs de contrats de services des projets;
- Suivi des détachements des détenteurs de contrats SC;
- Inscriptions à l’assurance-maladie Cigna des détenteurs de contrats SC.

  1. Appui à la gestion des performances et des carrières des détenteurs de Contrats de Services :

- Fournir les informations nécessaires aux détenteurs de contrats SC;
- Assister à la collecte des données pour l’élaboration d’un plan de formation.

- Appui à la réalisation des enquêtes des Nations Unies pour la bonne application des règles et des procédures liées aux contrats de service (Nombre de jours de Congé, Age de retraite, Grille de rémunération, etc.):
- Contribuer au renforcement des capacités et au partage des connaissances ;
- La participation aux formations du personnel des opérations / projets sur les ressources humaines ;
- Contribution aux réseaux des connaissances et aux communautés de pratiques;
​- Inscription LMS (outil de formation en ligne) des détenteurs de contrats SC et suivi des remboursements de coûts relatifs à leur inscriptions sur LMS.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Diplôme de Licence spécialisé en ressources Humaines ou dans l’un des domaines équivalents.
36 Months
  • 3 ans d’expérience dont une année au moins dans un domaine pertinent aux Ressources Humaines ; un diplôme de technicien supérieur combiné à 4 ans d’expérience dans le domaine pourrait être accepté ;
  • Expérience dans l'utilisation d'ordinateurs et de progiciels de bureautique (MS Word, Excel, etc.), expérience de la manipulation de systèmes de gestion basés sur le Web.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Human resources management and development, Administration and administrative assistance
No

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

Comment devenir Volontaire des Nations Unies ?
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2. Remplissez toutes les sections et soumettez votre profil

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Les indemnités des Volontaires des Nations Unies :

En plus d’une couverture médicale et assurance vie durant l’affectation, les Volontaires des Nations Unies ont droit à des indemnités qui peuvent être consultées en visitant le lien ci-dessous et en indiquant (i) le pays de l'affectation i.e. Algérie et (ii) la catégorie de Volontariat : VNU National Spécialiste (National Specialist)

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Date limite de soumission : 29/03/2020.

Procurement Officer 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
Open

Procurement Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French
01 July 2020
24 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Operations Officer in the WHO Country Office or the Chief Procurement Officer in the Regional Office, the UN Volunteer will:

  1. Support the procurement and contracting activities. This includes preparing cost estimates and procuring equipment and supplies locally and through the Global Management System (GSM).
  2. Review procurement requests and contractual documents for compliance with contract specifications; authorize the payment of suppliers.
  3. Monitor the preparation and distribution of invitations for bids and requests for quotation to qualified suppliers. Review offers and provide input on contract awards, in compliance with the WHO standards, policies and procedures.
  4. Track and update the suppliers’ database, prepare suppliers' performance evaluations, identify and take appropriate action regarding suppliers who repeatedly fail to comply with the terms and conditions of their contracts.
  5. Draft audit responses, review and follow- up on any outstanding audit recommendations related to the procurement of goods or services.
  6. Work closely with the Global Service Center (GSC), Regional Office and HQ Procurement Teams to follow up on shipments and provide updates on delivery status or delays; resolve any outstanding issues.
  7. Provide notice of shipment to consignees; prepare claims for lost, damaged or incorrect shipments and assist in obtaining settlements as necessary; coordinate the resolution of claim issues with suppliers concerning their non-compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
  8. Set up and maintain an appropriate documentation and archiving system to allow easy retrieval and use of purchase authorization/purchase orders and reports received.
  9. Perform any duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Required Education: First level university degree in business, public administration, procurement, logistics or a field related to purchasing, from a recognized university
36 Months
  • Required Experience: At least 3 - 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in procurement or contracting operations.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Logistics and supply management
  • Skills: Thorough knowledge in procurement operations and supply chain services.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 29 March 2020

Resource Mobilization Officer 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French,Portuguese
01 July 2020
24 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

During deployment, the duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

Reporting to Head, WHO Country office or Director, Technical Cluster, and working closely with counterparts at the respective Regional Offices and HQ, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the development of a resource mobilization based on existing and potential donors and fundraising mechanisms.
  • In close coordination with Project Management and Planning Officers, manage the overall and day-to-day activities related to mobilization of resources, monitoring and tracking funding needs and gaps.
  • Liaise with HQ on the required legal and financial clearances and engagement with donors.
  • Engage with the main humanitarian donors to the country (in consultation with HQ and Regional Office Resource Mobilization teams). Participate in donor coordination meetings; contribute in negotiations for rapid donor agreements.
  • Establish and manage a network of donor contacts, track proposals submitted, funds pledged/received and donor agreement implementation requirements (implementation deadlines, earmarking for specific activities, visibility requests, reporting, etc.).
  • Report on expected results and resource mobilization activities in compliance with related documents to be disseminated among donors, and draft specific reports to donors as stated in legal agreements.
  • Liaise partners and other UN agencies in the country to ensure that WHO information and updates are adequately captured in the respective situation reports, donor briefs and other relevant documents.
  • In coordination with the Communication and Advocacy Officer, effectively utilize the communication products and advocacy material in convincing and encouraging donors to fund the overall health sector response to affected populations. If required, research, write and edit information materials in support to resource mobilization activities, including success stories.
  • Perform any other related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Essential

  • First level university degree in social sciences, international relations, political sciences, business, communications, marketing, management or economics from an accredited and recognized academic institution, is required.

Desirable

  • Specific studies on resource mobilization, development and/or humanitarian work, as well as, training in donor intelligence, proposal writing, and general project management, is desirable.
36 Months

Essential

  • At least 3-4 years of relevant professional work experience, at the national and international level, in resource mobilization and external relations.
  • Documented achievements in fundraising activities, part of which supporting humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities, is required.

Desirable

  • Prior relevant work experience in WHO/UN system, health cluster partners, relevant nongovernmental or humanitarian organizations, is desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
  • Strong interpersonal, representational and organizational skills, with proven ability to facilitate and strengthen the involvement and collaboration of a broad range of internal and external partners;
  • Demonstrated success in resource mobilization complemented by the ability to conceptualize ideas and promote consensus;
  • Integrity, tack and discretion;
  • Ability to work and achieve goals under pressure;
  • Sound understanding of the impact of emergencies and crises on social and economic development, and its burden on populations;
  • Good knowledge of WHO mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context is an asset.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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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.

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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 assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 29 March 2020

Data Management Officer 29 March 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
Open

Data Management Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French
01 July 2020
24 months
29 March 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

During deployment, the duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

Reporting to the Head, WHO Country office or Technical Cluster Director, and working closely with counterparts at the respective Regional Office and HQ, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Manage databases including content, structure, file location, backup system.
  • Collect collate, manage and analyse data from all partners; aggregate the relevant health related information such as mortality and morbidity, location of hospitals, primary health care units, other health care facilities, etc. and transform it into narrative text, maps and graphics to enable strategic planning and decision-making.
  • Aggregate and maintain information from technical teams, field offices and partners including contact lists, event specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), health indicator data, health situation data, health response data, etc.
  • Develop tools to harmonize data collection and processes across WCO (WHO Country Office) and field offices to facilitate consolidation of information. Respond to specific information requests from the technical teams and partners, ensure dissemination of information and knowledge sharing with all partners.
  • Provide country-specific and aggregate intercountry information to the relevant WCO websites, manage email boxes and share points, as required.
  • Provide technical expertise during interagency initiatives, related to information and data management, seeking to improve information sharing between institutions, to strengthen access to information from other organizations and clusters, and to contribute to intersectoral dashboards and reports.
  • Verify data quality (completeness, timeliness), identify gaps in health information management, recommend corrective actions and prepare relevant documents to include in project proposals, internal and external situation reports, bulletins, health risk assessments, health needs overviews (HNO), and strategic response plans (SRP), etc.
  • Participate in any other activity that may be required in connection with the data management and perform any related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Essential

  • First level university degree in information or data management, computer sciences,

statistics, applied math or public health, complemented by training in databases development and/or management from an accredited and recognized academic institution, is required.

Desirable

  • Post-graduate degree in public health, qualitative surveillance or statistics, is desirable.
24 Months
  • At least 2 -5 years of relevant professional work experience, at the national and international level, in data and/or information management.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Database design, administration and maintenance, Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
  • Working knowledge of online data collection applications, statistical analysis packages (Stata, SPSS, etc);
  • Good knowledge of database and GIS programmes (e.g. ArcView).

Functional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of information management and monitoring systems as related to emergency response and relief operations;
  • Proven skills in the field of statistical data collection, assessment, analysis and monitoring in a public health context;
  • Advance ability to design, manage, analyse and coordinate complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools.
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 29 March 2020