Title Deadline Category Host entity Country
Expert UNV - Protection 13 November 2019 Nat. Expert UNICEF Colombia

Expert UNV - Protection

National UN Volunteer Expert (pilot)
UNICEF
Colombia
Bogota (COL)
English, Spanish, French
Immediate
until 06 November 2019 with possibility of extension
13 November 2019

Under the supervision of the Child Protection Specialist, the National UN Volunteer will undertake the
following functions:

  • Provide support in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of UNICEF programmes and projects related to child protection, with a focus on transitional justice.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Integrated System of Truth, Justice, Reparation and Non- Repetition in incorporating a child rights-based approach into its procedures and actions.
  • Analyse and evaluate data related to programme/project implementation to ensure achievement of objectives and/or take corrective action when necessary.
  • Draft proposals and reports, including but not limited to donor proposals, donor reports, annual reports, and communication materials.
  • Participate in inter-sectoral collaboration in the development of joint workplans, programmes and projects
  • Provide technical assistance and training to partners in child protection.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Bachelors in Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Development Studies, Law, International Human Rights or another relevant field;
  • Masters in Transitional Justice, International Development, International Law or similiar fields is an advantage.
84 Months
  • 7 years of professional experience relevant to international development, with a focus on child protection and transitional justice issues and programming.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Other civil society or community development experience, International law
  • Project Management and data analysis;
  • Capacity-building;
  • Fully proficient computer skills, including use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, internal databases, Internet, etc.; good writing and analytical skills
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Ethics and Values, Leadership, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

National Health and Nutrition Officer 13 November 2019 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Morocco
UNICEF
Morocco
Marrakech (MAR)
French, English
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
13 November 2019

Within the delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Program Specialist and the overall technical guidance of the Health and Nutrition Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Health and Nutrition Officer may be assigned the primary, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results.

1. Accurate information, data analysis, and documentation are timely made available to contribute to situation analysis, sectoral input and reporting:

Assists the preparation and periodic update of the Situation Analysis by compiling Health & Nutrition data, analysing and evaluating relevant information and providing the technical input in a timely and accurate manner. Drafts chapters, prepares statistical data reports, and assists with preparation of sectoral input to the programme documents as required. Contributes to the consultation and coordination with key partners at all levels.

2. Technical assistance are provided in the implementation of integrated Health & Nutrition approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partners.

- Provides technical assistance in the integration of the Health & Nutrition programme with other sectors in collaboration with other UNICEF sectors, particularly Health, Nutrition, CSD, HIV/AIDS. WASH, and programme communication. Contributes to build on intersectoral experience and establish partnerships to promote innovative approaches to address immediate and underlying determinants of maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition, recognizing that health and nutrition outcomes are not the results of action in the health and nutrition sectors alone.

- Assists in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the Health & Nutrition programme to be implemented in the locality.

- Supports the improvement of programme delivery with emphasis on sustainability of intervention and community participation based on Human Rights framework and cross sector approach to programming and Community Capacity Development.

3. Work plan and objectives are effectively implemented and planned results are timely delivered through technical support and coordination.

Assists in the development of the sectoral work plan and technical decisions as well as for administration, implementation and monitoring of sectoral project activities. Analyses data and information, and drafts progress reports; drafts changes in project work plans, as required. Monitors to ensure objectives and targets are timely met and achieved, through effective coordination and collaboration, by participating in a teamwork of professional and support staff.

Assists in the planning and organizing training/development activities to upgrade the capacity of the Country Office staff as well as government and NGOs in the programme development, implementation and management of Health & Nutrition programme. Assists in Identifying training needs and conducts relevant orientation, workshop, training and learning/development activities for the staff as well as for government personnel and beneficiaries, in collaboration with knowledge institutions.

4. Project efficiency and effectiveness are enhanced through effective implementation follow-up.

Provides timely implementation follow-up, including monitoring UNICEF inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply assistance, and project status to build on project efficiency and effectiveness.

Assists in identification and selection of Health & Nutrition supplies and equipment. Follows up on delivery of cash assistance and liquidation of advances and proper planning, delivery and use of supply component of the project. Ensures that activities are in accordance with plans of action. Records information on utilization of resources and distribution of supplies.

5. Project implementation progress is monitored for adjustment and improvement of program delivery and sustainability. Gender/sex disaggregated data and inputs provided relevant to the Health & Nutrition programme.

Participates in the field visits to UNICEF project sites for monitoring project activities and local conditions, and follows up with local government counterparts and other partners on project implementation. Assists in identifying necessary action for programme adjustments, acceleration, improvement and sustainability. Assists government counterparts and other partners in the planning and management of Health and Nutrition Programme. Reports to supervisor and/or Head of Office the outcome of programme monitoring and review meetings with Government counterparts and all other relevant partners. Drafts changes in programme work plans as required. Support maintenance of information system for monitoring gender/sex disaggregated data.

6. Transparency is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for Health & Nutrition.

Coordinating with Operations and Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities, ensures UNICEF and Government partner and all implementing partners accountability. Liaises with local authorities to ensure timely submission of financial requests and reports. Monitors disbursements of funds, ensuring those activities are within established plans of action and programme budget allotments; and to orientate and train Government and UNICEF implementing partners in UNICEF supply and non-supply policies and procedures. Drafts financial status reports for management as required.

7. Effective partnership and working relationships are maintained for advocacy, technical coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.

Exchanges information and knowledge with other programmes to contribute to achievement of overall country programme objectives. Assists in establishing effective monitoring, knowledge database/network and reporting systems to ensure the availability of current and accurate programme information/data, and contributes to the development of communication materials and strategies to support advocacy and community participation for Health & Nutrition; and to widen partnership with all stakeholder at national, regional, district, community and household levels as well as with funding partners including the private sector in order to accelerate achievement of Health and Nutrition related MDGs goals.

Keeps close contacts with external counterparts, including those of the UN and national partners, in order to improve the ability to collect and disseminate relevant data, exchange information on programme/project development and implementation. Shares knowledge, information, experience and lessons learned.

8. Up-to-date programme information is kept available and reports prepared to support the Health & Nutrition programme by the effective implementation of integrated monitoring system.

In consultation with monitoring and evaluation colleagues, conducts accurate and timely monitoring and data collection, and supports an integrated monitoring system, in consultation with all relevant stakeholders.

Assists with partners to ensure that monitoring systems are properly designed, and that data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardised across programmes to feed into to programme performance monitoring.

Analyses monitoring data, and provides feed-forward or recommends adjustment as appropriate to ensure achievement of programme objectives.

Assists in the timely preparation of annual sector status reports in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures. Assists in the drafting and preparation of programme reports for management, Board, donors, budget reviews, programme analysis, and annual reports, as required.

9. Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively accomplished.

Performs any other duties and responsibilities assigned as appropriate to the purpose of this post, and delivers the results as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Education, qualifications, skills, experience, areas of expertise:

University degree in Medicine, Nursing/ Midwifery, Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.

24 Months
  • One year of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health programmes;
  • Professional work experience in a programme management function or a technical expert capacity in child survival & health care;
  • Field work experience an asset.

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in health volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills

Working knowledge of Arabic, Darija or Amazigh is an advantage.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public health, Healthcare administration

Technical Knowledge [1]

a) Specific Technical Knowledge Required (for the job)

  • Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies for the Health & Nutrition programme;
  • Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Knowledge of one of the technical areas of UNICEF programmes (e.g., Health, Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, CSD, PMTCT,HIV/AIDS, malaria, WASH, EPI).

b) Common Technical Knowledge Required (for the job group)

Knowledge of theories and practices in:

  • Child and Maternal Nutrition and Health;
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention;
  • Public Health and Nutrition;
  • Educational Interventions in Health and Nutrition Care;
  • Environmental Health and Nutrition;
  • Knowledge Management;
  • Computer software application, including word processing, spreadsheet and corporate software packages.

General knowledge of:

  • Methodology of programme/project management;
  • Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies in Health & Nutrition;
  • Knowledge of global health and nutrition issues, specifically relating to children and women, and the current trends, methods and approaches;
  • Policies and strategy to address national and global health and nutrition issues, particularly relating to conflicts, natural disasters, and recovery;
  • Emergency programme policies, goals, strategies and approaches;
  • Gender equality and diversity awareness.

[1] Reference to UNICEF and/or UN in terms of technical knowledge requirements (a and b above) are applicable only to those who are or have been the staff members of UNICEF or the UN common system.

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

National Health and Nutrition Officer (Beni Mellal, Morocco) 13 November 2019 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Morocco
UNICEF
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
French, English
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
13 November 2019

Within the delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Program Specialist and the overall technical guidance of the Health and Nutrition Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Health and Nutrition Officer may be assigned the primary, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results.

1. Accurate information, data analysis, and documentation are timely made available to contribute to situation analysis, sectoral input and reporting:

Assists the preparation and periodic update of the Situation Analysis by compiling Health & Nutrition data, analysing and evaluating relevant information and providing the technical input in a timely and accurate manner. Drafts chapters, prepares statistical data reports, and assists with preparation of sectoral input to the programme documents as required. Contributes to the consultation and coordination with key partners at all levels.

2. Technical assistance are provided in the implementation of integrated Health & Nutrition approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partners.

- Provides technical assistance in the integration of the Health & Nutrition programme with other sectors in collaboration with other UNICEF sectors, particularly Health, Nutrition, CSD, HIV/AIDS. WASH, and programme communication. Contributes to build on intersectoral experience and establish partnerships to promote innovative approaches to address immediate and underlying determinants of maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition, recognizing that health and nutrition outcomes are not the results of action in the health and nutrition sectors alone.

- Assists in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the Health & Nutrition programme to be implemented in the locality.

- Supports the improvement of programme delivery with emphasis on sustainability of intervention and community participation based on Human Rights framework and cross sector approach to programming and Community Capacity Development.

3. Work plan and objectives are effectively implemented and planned results are timely delivered through technical support and coordination.

Assists in the development of the sectoral work plan and technical decisions as well as for administration, implementation and monitoring of sectoral project activities. Analyses data and information, and drafts progress reports; drafts changes in project work plans, as required. Monitors to ensure objectives and targets are timely met and achieved, through effective coordination and collaboration, by participating in a teamwork of professional and support staff.

Assists in the planning and organizing training/development activities to upgrade the capacity of the Country Office staff as well as government and NGOs in the programme development, implementation and management of Health & Nutrition programme. Assists in Identifying training needs and conducts relevant orientation, workshop, training and learning/development activities for the staff as well as for government personnel and beneficiaries, in collaboration with knowledge institutions.

4. Project efficiency and effectiveness are enhanced through effective implementation follow-up.

Provides timely implementation follow-up, including monitoring UNICEF inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply assistance, and project status to build on project efficiency and effectiveness.

Assists in identification and selection of Health & Nutrition supplies and equipment. Follows up on delivery of cash assistance and liquidation of advances and proper planning, delivery and use of supply component of the project. Ensures that activities are in accordance with plans of action. Records information on utilization of resources and distribution of supplies.

5. Project implementation progress is monitored for adjustment and improvement of program delivery and sustainability. Gender/sex disaggregated data and inputs provided relevant to the Health & Nutrition programme.

Participates in the field visits to UNICEF project sites for monitoring project activities and local conditions, and follows up with local government counterparts and other partners on project implementation. Assists in identifying necessary action for programme adjustments, acceleration, improvement and sustainability. Assists government counterparts and other partners in the planning and management of Health and Nutrition Programme. Reports to supervisor and/or Head of Office the outcome of programme monitoring and review meetings with Government counterparts and all other relevant partners. Drafts changes in programme work plans as required. Support maintenance of information system for monitoring gender/sex disaggregated data.

6. Transparency is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for Health & Nutrition.

Coordinating with Operations and Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities, ensures UNICEF and Government partner and all implementing partners accountability. Liaises with local authorities to ensure timely submission of financial requests and reports. Monitors disbursements of funds, ensuring those activities are within established plans of action and programme budget allotments; and to orientate and train Government and UNICEF implementing partners in UNICEF supply and non-supply policies and procedures. Drafts financial status reports for management as required.

7. Effective partnership and working relationships are maintained for advocacy, technical coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.

Exchanges information and knowledge with other programmes to contribute to achievement of overall country programme objectives. Assists in establishing effective monitoring, knowledge database/network and reporting systems to ensure the availability of current and accurate programme information/data, and contributes to the development of communication materials and strategies to support advocacy and community participation for Health & Nutrition; and to widen partnership with all stakeholder at national, regional, district, community and household levels as well as with funding partners including the private sector in order to accelerate achievement of Health and Nutrition related MDGs goals.

Keeps close contacts with external counterparts, including those of the UN and national partners, in order to improve the ability to collect and disseminate relevant data, exchange information on programme/project development and implementation. Shares knowledge, information, experience and lessons learned.

8. Up-to-date programme information is kept available and reports prepared to support the Health & Nutrition programme by the effective implementation of integrated monitoring system.

In consultation with monitoring and evaluation colleagues, conducts accurate and timely monitoring and data collection, and supports an integrated monitoring system, in consultation with all relevant stakeholders.

Assists with partners to ensure that monitoring systems are properly designed, and that data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardised across programmes to feed into to programme performance monitoring.

Analyses monitoring data, and provides feed-forward or recommends adjustment as appropriate to ensure achievement of programme objectives.

Assists in the timely preparation of annual sector status reports in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures. Assists in the drafting and preparation of programme reports for management, Board, donors, budget reviews, programme analysis, and annual reports, as required.

9. Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively accomplished.

Performs any other duties and responsibilities assigned as appropriate to the purpose of this post, and delivers the results as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Education, qualifications, skills, experience, areas of expertise:

University degree in Medicine, Nursing/ Midwifery, Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.

24 Months
  • One year of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health programmes;
  • Professional work experience in a programme management function or a technical expert capacity in child survival & health care;
  • Field work experience an asset.

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in health volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills

Working knowledge of Arabic, Darija or Amazigh is an advantage.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public health, Healthcare administration

Technical Knowledge [1]

a) Specific Technical Knowledge Required (for the job)

  • Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies for the Health & Nutrition programme;
  • Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Knowledge of one of the technical areas of UNICEF programmes (e.g., Health, Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, CSD, PMTCT,HIV/AIDS, malaria, WASH, EPI).

b) Common Technical Knowledge Required (for the job group)

Knowledge of theories and practices in:

  • Child and Maternal Nutrition and Health;
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention;
  • Public Health and Nutrition;
  • Educational Interventions in Health and Nutrition Care;
  • Environmental Health and Nutrition;
  • Knowledge Management;
  • Computer software application, including word processing, spreadsheet and corporate software packages.

General knowledge of:

  • Methodology of programme/project management;
  • Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies in Health & Nutrition;
  • Knowledge of global health and nutrition issues, specifically relating to children and women, and the current trends, methods and approaches;
  • Policies and strategy to address national and global health and nutrition issues, particularly relating to conflicts, natural disasters, and recovery;
  • Emergency programme policies, goals, strategies and approaches;
  • Gender equality and diversity awareness.

[1] Reference to UNICEF and/or UN in terms of technical knowledge requirements (a and b above) are applicable only to those who are or have been the staff members of UNICEF or the UN common system.

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

National Health and Nutrition Officer (Errachidia, Morocco) 13 November 2019 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Morocco
UNICEF
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
French, English
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
13 November 2019

Within the delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Program Specialist and the overall technical guidance of the Health and Nutrition Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Health and Nutrition Officer may be assigned the primary, shared, or contributory accountabilities for all or part of the following areas of major duties and key end-results.

1. Accurate information, data analysis, and documentation are timely made available to contribute to situation analysis, sectoral input and reporting:

Assists the preparation and periodic update of the Situation Analysis by compiling Health & Nutrition data, analysing and evaluating relevant information and providing the technical input in a timely and accurate manner. Drafts chapters, prepares statistical data reports, and assists with preparation of sectoral input to the programme documents as required. Contributes to the consultation and coordination with key partners at all levels.

2. Technical assistance are provided in the implementation of integrated Health & Nutrition approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partners.

- Provides technical assistance in the integration of the Health & Nutrition programme with other sectors in collaboration with other UNICEF sectors, particularly Health, Nutrition, CSD, HIV/AIDS. WASH, and programme communication. Contributes to build on intersectoral experience and establish partnerships to promote innovative approaches to address immediate and underlying determinants of maternal, newborn and child health and nutrition, recognizing that health and nutrition outcomes are not the results of action in the health and nutrition sectors alone.

- Assists in the design, planning, monitoring and evaluation of the Health & Nutrition programme to be implemented in the locality.

- Supports the improvement of programme delivery with emphasis on sustainability of intervention and community participation based on Human Rights framework and cross sector approach to programming and Community Capacity Development.

3. Work plan and objectives are effectively implemented and planned results are timely delivered through technical support and coordination.

Assists in the development of the sectoral work plan and technical decisions as well as for administration, implementation and monitoring of sectoral project activities. Analyses data and information, and drafts progress reports; drafts changes in project work plans, as required. Monitors to ensure objectives and targets are timely met and achieved, through effective coordination and collaboration, by participating in a teamwork of professional and support staff.

Assists in the planning and organizing training/development activities to upgrade the capacity of the Country Office staff as well as government and NGOs in the programme development, implementation and management of Health & Nutrition programme. Assists in Identifying training needs and conducts relevant orientation, workshop, training and learning/development activities for the staff as well as for government personnel and beneficiaries, in collaboration with knowledge institutions.

4. Project efficiency and effectiveness are enhanced through effective implementation follow-up.

Provides timely implementation follow-up, including monitoring UNICEF inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply assistance, and project status to build on project efficiency and effectiveness.

Assists in identification and selection of Health & Nutrition supplies and equipment. Follows up on delivery of cash assistance and liquidation of advances and proper planning, delivery and use of supply component of the project. Ensures that activities are in accordance with plans of action. Records information on utilization of resources and distribution of supplies.

5. Project implementation progress is monitored for adjustment and improvement of program delivery and sustainability. Gender/sex disaggregated data and inputs provided relevant to the Health & Nutrition programme.

Participates in the field visits to UNICEF project sites for monitoring project activities and local conditions, and follows up with local government counterparts and other partners on project implementation. Assists in identifying necessary action for programme adjustments, acceleration, improvement and sustainability. Assists government counterparts and other partners in the planning and management of Health and Nutrition Programme. Reports to supervisor and/or Head of Office the outcome of programme monitoring and review meetings with Government counterparts and all other relevant partners. Drafts changes in programme work plans as required. Support maintenance of information system for monitoring gender/sex disaggregated data.

6. Transparency is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for Health & Nutrition.

Coordinating with Operations and Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities, ensures UNICEF and Government partner and all implementing partners accountability. Liaises with local authorities to ensure timely submission of financial requests and reports. Monitors disbursements of funds, ensuring those activities are within established plans of action and programme budget allotments; and to orientate and train Government and UNICEF implementing partners in UNICEF supply and non-supply policies and procedures. Drafts financial status reports for management as required.

7. Effective partnership and working relationships are maintained for advocacy, technical coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.

Exchanges information and knowledge with other programmes to contribute to achievement of overall country programme objectives. Assists in establishing effective monitoring, knowledge database/network and reporting systems to ensure the availability of current and accurate programme information/data, and contributes to the development of communication materials and strategies to support advocacy and community participation for Health & Nutrition; and to widen partnership with all stakeholder at national, regional, district, community and household levels as well as with funding partners including the private sector in order to accelerate achievement of Health and Nutrition related MDGs goals.

Keeps close contacts with external counterparts, including those of the UN and national partners, in order to improve the ability to collect and disseminate relevant data, exchange information on programme/project development and implementation. Shares knowledge, information, experience and lessons learned.

8. Up-to-date programme information is kept available and reports prepared to support the Health & Nutrition programme by the effective implementation of integrated monitoring system.

In consultation with monitoring and evaluation colleagues, conducts accurate and timely monitoring and data collection, and supports an integrated monitoring system, in consultation with all relevant stakeholders.

Assists with partners to ensure that monitoring systems are properly designed, and that data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardised across programmes to feed into to programme performance monitoring.

Analyses monitoring data, and provides feed-forward or recommends adjustment as appropriate to ensure achievement of programme objectives.

Assists in the timely preparation of annual sector status reports in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures. Assists in the drafting and preparation of programme reports for management, Board, donors, budget reviews, programme analysis, and annual reports, as required.

9. Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively accomplished.

Performs any other duties and responsibilities assigned as appropriate to the purpose of this post, and delivers the results as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Education, qualifications, skills, experience, areas of expertise:

University degree in Medicine, Nursing/ Midwifery, Public Health and Nutrition, Child Development, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.

24 Months
  • One year of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health programmes;
  • Professional work experience in a programme management function or a technical expert capacity in child survival & health care;
  • Field work experience preferred.

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in health volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Language skills

Working knowledge of Arabic, Darija or Amazigh is an advantage.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public health, Healthcare administration

Technical Knowledge [1]

a) Specific Technical Knowledge Required (for the job)

  • Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies for the Health & Nutrition programme;
  • Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Knowledge of one of the technical areas of UNICEF programmes (e.g., Health, Nutrition, Health & Nutrition, CSD, PMTCT,HIV/AIDS, malaria, WASH, EPI).

b) Common Technical Knowledge Required (for the job group)

Knowledge of theories and practices in:

  • Child and Maternal Nutrition and Health;
  • Nutrition and Health Promotion and Disease Prevention;
  • Public Health and Nutrition;
  • Educational Interventions in Health and Nutrition Care;
  • Environmental Health and Nutrition;
  • Knowledge Management;
  • Computer software application, including word processing, spreadsheet and corporate software packages.

General knowledge of:

  • Methodology of programme/project management;
  • Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies in Health & Nutrition;
  • Knowledge of global health and nutrition issues, specifically relating to children and women, and the current trends, methods and approaches;
  • Policies and strategy to address national and global health and nutrition issues, particularly relating to conflicts, natural disasters, and recovery;
  • Emergency programme policies, goals, strategies and approaches;
  • Gender equality and diversity awareness.

[1] Reference to UNICEF and/or UN in terms of technical knowledge requirements (a and b above) are applicable only to those who are or have been the staff members of UNICEF or the UN common system.

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

Fuel Assistant 13 November 2019 Nat. Specialist UNAMID Sudan

Fuel Assistant

National Specialist
UNAMID
Sudan
El Fasher (SDN)
English, Arabic
Immediate
until 30 June 2020
13 November 2019

Under the supervision of Chief of Fuel Unit, the Fuel Assistant will carry out the following duties:

  • Implement the Mission’s Quality Control Program for aviation fuels and ground fuels.
  • Implement the SOP on Fuel Quality Control Procedures.
  • Good knowledge and understanding on Electronic Fuel Management System2 (EFMS2).
  • Able to operate EFMS2.
  • Ensure daily testing of aviation fuels and ground fuels as per ASTM, API, EI and other international test methods.
  • Maintain computerized records of all quality control tests conducted in the area of responsibility.
  • Prepare periodic reports on Quality Assurance issues.
  • Ensure that fuel quality control and testing equipment are in serviceable state. In case of un-serviceability, diagnose the problem and find solutions.
  • Ensure that UN environmental health and safety rules, regulations, and policies are implemented and adhered to.
  • Inspect mission fuel points as required.
  • Conduct periodic physical verification of fuel stock.
  • Review and maintain all invoice and accounts records.
  • Review and maintain all fuel cell accounting forms and formats.
  • Oversee collation and data entry of information into required databases.
  • Review and analyse database records on a weekly basis for discrepancies.
  • Initiate reports on database anomalies.
  • Review database and records to ascertain and implement improvements to record keeping.
  • Design and implement capacity development and knowledge sharing program with appropriate national colleagues.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned by supervisor.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • A Minimum of Diploma in Supply Chain, Logistics, Petroleum or Business Management and related fields of study.
36 Months
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience relevant to the field of logistics operations, fuel management, distribution, invoicing including demonstrated accounting and budget skills in a logistics support capacity.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Logistics and supply management, Procurement and contracting, Energy sector
  • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience relevant to the field of logistics operations, fuel management, distribution, invoicing including demonstrated accounting and budget skills in a logistics support capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team of international and national staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer applications such as Microsoft Office suites – Word, Power-Point and Excel Spreadsheets. Knowledge of other UN supported software is desirable but not required.
  • Arabic language skills at native level is required. Fluency in spoken and written English is required.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and demonstrated ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles. Qualification to operate medium to heavy forklifts and/or trucks would be an advantage
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism and the UN System.

Sound security awareness

Yes

Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Emergency Response Reporting Specialist 13 November 2019 Nat. Specialist FAO South Sudan
FAO
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English, Arabic
Immediate
11 months
13 November 2019

Within the delegated authority and under the overall supervision of the FAO Representative and the direct supervision of the Emergency Response Manager, she/he will be responsible for the following duties. The incumbent will be based in Juba with regular travel to the field.

The Emergency Response Reporting Specialist will be the focal point for the Emergency Livelihood Response Programme (ELRP) responsible for the preparation of interim and final narrative reports, information management, communications and programme development.

Specifically, the incumbent will:

  • Lead the preparation of progress and final narrative reports of emergency projects;
  • In consultation with the Emergency Response Manager and technical team, prepare the monthly Operational Update to be shared with donors and FSL cluster;
  • Revision of FSL information products prior to be cleared by the Emergency Response Coordinator;
  • Lead the development and production of ELRP communication and visibility products;
  • Reinforce ELRP visibility and showcasing;
  • Serve as the focal person for the unit for the production of photographic and video materials that meet donor communications requirements or manage the engagement of external service providers for same;
  • Assist the Emergency Response Manager in the preparation of project profiles, concept notes and project proposals for the mobilization of funds, support fund raising and support donors’ updates;
  • Support partnerships strengthening with NGOs overall. Specifically, review/reinforce measures for the partners’ online reporting system, including training and capacity building;
  • Participate in FAO or UN interagency field assessments related to humanitarian responses as required;
  • Monitoring of back-to-office report recommendations and tracking of implementation, and prepare regular updates;
  • Any other ad-hoc duties relating to the ELRP unit or as assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree /advanced degree in International Relations, Humanitarian Affairs, Information Management or a related field is required.
  • A first level degree may be acceptable in lieu of an advanced degree from an accredited and recognized academic with five (5) years of relevant professional experience;
  • Strong overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.);
36 Months
  • The incumbent must be a dynamic, multifunctional individual, who supports FAO with professionalism, dedication and client orientation, with the ability and willingness to travel to FAO and partner field sites. The following qualifications are required:
  • Three years of relevant experience in preparation of interim and final narrative reports, information management, communications and programme development.
  • Excellent writing skills in English, including the ability to write well under pressure in order to meet tight deadlines is required. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written; working knowledge of English and of the FAO official working language for the country of assignment.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to FAO procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;

  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and FAO in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards FAO mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
  • Substantial collaborative working with the confidence and proven ability to deal with a wide range of stakeholders and partners; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping clients and colleagues informed; Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Able to work under pressure and adapt to an evolving and complex humanitarian context and within multidisciplinary and different cultural background teams; Well-developed understanding of the work of humanitarian and development agencies, especially the FAO mandate and activities; Ability to work and plan at strategic and operational levels; Awareness of potential sensitivity of information in the context of FAO’s emergency response and ability to differentiate between information for internal versus external audiences.
No

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

Support to the UNEP Montevideo Subregional Office 13 November 2019 Int. Specialist UNEP Uruguay
UNEP
Uruguay
Montevideo (URY)
English, Spanish
01 January 2020
12 months
13 November 2019

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Southern Cone Sub-Regional Office (SRO), the international UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Technical advisory to increase the number of actions towards the implementation of UN Environment Programme of Work in the subregion, in coordination with the respective UN Environment Technical Divisions and the Office for Latin America and the Caribbean;
  • Supporting the management of UN Environment projects/initiatives, focusing on quality control from formulation to implementation in coordination with the respective UN Environment Division and the Office for Latin America and the Caribbean;
  • Liaising with governments and other stakeholders (including the civil society and the private sector) in the subregion, to identify needs, partnership opportunities and champions of the environmental agenda;
  • Participating in the results groups of the UN country teams in the region directly related to environmental sustainability;
  • Supporting and participating in field missions, including meeting government officials and other stakeholders;
  • Promoting exchange and dissemination of information on best practices and lessons learned related to UN Environment initiatives in coordination with the respective UN Environment Divisions and the Office for Latin America and the Caribbean;
  • Supporting in the organization of workshops, seminars and other outreach and capacity building activities in the country;
  • Contributing to related activities and generate synergies with other initiatives implemented by UN Environment.

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 IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A first-level university degree in environmental sciences, business, economics, engineering or communications. Master’s degree on a sustainable development area or equivalent, or qualifying experience that might be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
24 Months
  • At least 4 years at the national level, or 2 years at the international level in sustainable development related area
  • Experience with processing data and statistic indicators
  • Strong analytical skills
  • At least 4 years at the national level, or 2 years at the international level in sustainable development related area
  • Experience with processing data and statistic indicators
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
  • At least 4 years at the national level, or 2 years at the international level in sustainable development related area
No

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

Programme Associate (EVAW and HIV) 13 November 2019 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Zimbabwe
UNWomen
Zimbabwe
Harare (ZWE)
English
Immediate
12 months
13 November 2019
  1. Provide administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of the UN Women Spotlight Programme
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation arrangements;
  • Provide technical support to the eVAW unit on routine delivery and reporting of programme supported activities and finances;
  • Review programme data from programmes/ projects for the Spotlight Initiative website;
  • Identify sources and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches and position papers.
  1. Provide administrative support to the eVAW Unit
  • Undertake all logistical, administrative and financial arrangements for organization of meetings, workshops, events, and missions in close collaboration with the eVAW Programme Specialist;
  • Make travel arrangements for the Spotlight programme activities;
  • Prepare public information materials and briefing packets;
  • Assemble briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations;
  1. Support the monitoring and reporting of the programme
  • Identify/monitor risks that could interfere with programme delivery; design mitigation measures;
  • Support the process of monitoring the overall programme implementation of activities and finances using results-based management tools in close collaboration with the team of M&E specialist of UN Women
  • Contribute to the production of consolidated AWP and annual reports
  1. Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing
  • Provide administrative support synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices related to programme implementation, management and finance;

Provide administrative support to the organization of training for the implementing partners on programme and operations related issues.

Master degree or equivalent
  • Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Project Planning and Management and/or Logistics and Supply Chain management a must. Certification in Monitoring and Evaluation would be an added advantage
36 Months
  • At least 5 years of experience in administration of large scale and complex projects in Zimbabwe or internationally
  • Experience in using Project Planning and Management tools;
  • Experience with the UN and use of ATLAS is an asset;
  • Experience in supporting a professional multi-disciplinary team;
  • Experience in managing partnerships with civil society, government, academia and development partners
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Logistics and supply management, Administration and administrative assistance, Monitoring and evaluation

- Experience and skills in providing administrative and logistical support to programmes;

- Experience in provding support towards Monitoring and evaluation activities;

- Skills in report writing and documentation.

Functional Competencies

  • Good project planning and management skills;
  • Ability to administer and execute administrative processes and transactions;
  • Ability to create, edit and present information in clear and presentable formats;
  • Ability to manage data, documents, correspondence and reports information and workflow;
  • Strong financial and budgeting skills;

Accountability, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Youth and Education Unit Officer 14 November 2019 Int. Specialist UNEP Kenya

Youth and Education Unit Officer

International Specialist
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
Immediate
12 months
14 November 2019

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief, Environmental Education & Training Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Youth and Education Unit will:

  • Partnership Support:
    • Support the growth of partnerships and delivery of work being done with new partners. This will include partnerships within the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge to reduce plastic pollution and the Playing for Planet Alliance work with the video gaming industry.
    • Oversee delivery and evaluation of partner performance, events and communication assets as required.
    • Support activities around partnership engagement as and when required.
  • Outreach Support:
    • Liaise with key partners and distribute communications assets when required, including the Tide Turner partners such as the Scouts and Girl Guides.
    • Support in the creation and dissemination of newsletters and other communications products.
    • Work on the upkeep of the unit website which includes uploading new stories and content on a regular basis.

  • Advocacy Support:
    • Support the “advocacy workstream” within the unit which ranges from securing network support for Higher Education initiatives to take forward the wider agenda of the unit.
  • Support other projects as / when required:
    • Support the team on key projects as when / required. This will range from the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge badge delivery by end of March 2020, to support the work around green nudges with colleagues at UN Environment.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant area e.g. Political Science, Communications or Education in an international context and with a strong track record of project management and delivery.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level working in a university environment with insight as to how to work with such institutions around the tasks described above, or other relevant programmes; as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Knowledge of project design: a strong track record of designing projects that secure buy-in and generate results (essential), project management: able to deliver highly complex projects of a global nature efficiently and effectively;
  • Excellent oral and written skills – strong writer of stories and proposals that support the agenda of the week, excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills, and able to bring diverse group of individuals and partners together to agree a collective programme of work as well as able to write high quality reports and proposals as required.;
  • 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, ability to think creatively about how to evolve pre-existing programmes to have maximum impact;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision, ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Advocacy, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other educational, teaching or training experience, Development programme/project administration

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

Recovery, Return & Reintegration Sector Coordinator 14 November 2019 Int. Specialist UNDP Sudan
UNDP
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English
Immediate
12 months
14 November 2019

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