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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
UN Country Coordination Specialist 23 February 2020 Int. Specialist UNRCO Marshall Islands
UNRCO
Marshall Islands
Majuro (MHL)
English
Immediate
12 months
23 February 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 UN Resident Coordinator in Fiji or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer UN Country Coordination Officer will:

  1. Under the guidance of the RCO Team Leader and in close collaboration with the M&E Specialist in Fiji RC Multi-Country Office, ensure strategic planning, coordination, monitoring, and reporting of UN country level programming:
  • support the country level planning of UN programming aligned with the UN Pacific Strategy/UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework;

  • support continuous monitoring, population and analysis of country level indicator data to inform reporting as well as further programming and resource mobilisation;
  • Identify entry points for UN programming in support of national development strategies and the SDGs;
  • Provide country context information to results groups and other inter-agency working groups under the UNPS;

  • Support the RC and Pacific UNCT in identifying risks and opportunities related with specific partnerships and programming, and suggest mitigation measures as relevant;
  • Support UN’s accountability to national entities through reporting, dialogue and consultations as required;
  • Support facilitation of UN agencies’ correspondences and communication to national entities;
  • Support UN incoming missions with establishing contact with relevant entities, suggestion for mission programme, provide supporting materials;
  • Participate on behalf of the UN in development and coordination platforms.
  • Strategic inputs and technical support to policy integration work on Samoa Pathway and SDF for RCO in Government and stakeholders’ platforms.
  • In cases of humanitarian responses, under the guidance of the RC, liaise with relevant entities to support collaborative UN response and assistance.
  1. Together with the Partnership and Development Finance Specialist based in Fiji RC Multi-Country Office strengthen partnership for resource mobilisation with country and regional level development entities, including:

  • Provide strategic guidance and support to development and implementation of locally tailored partnerships and resource mobilization strategies and initiatives to engage partners, both traditional and non-traditional, for example through analysis of UN financial data, Common Budgetary Framework details and national development budgets as relevant to The Republic of Marshall Islands;
  • Ensure good understanding of all existing resource mobilization partnerships and relationships at the country level, including organising development partners/donor meetings;
  • Support in development of partnership engagement for continuity;
  • In alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Frameworks and MAPS (Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support) and similar processes, provide technical and advisory support on Financing for Development options, instruments, and modalities to the RC and the UNCT;
  • Analyze trends and provide advisory services on new and innovative financing mechanisms for development and SDG acceleration;
  • Facilitate engagement with, and guide and support external stakeholders -including national government, international financial institutions and others – on Financing for SDG acceleration.
  • Provide country context guidance in design and implementation of innovative proposals to strengthen the UNCT’s engagement and reputation, and to generate greater financial resources in support of the SDGs.
  • Encourage country context in design, formulation, and implementation, monitoring and reporting of joint programmes, and joint programming processes amongst UN entities with a view for joint resource mobilization;
  1. Together with the Communications Staff based in Fiji RC Multi-Country Office strengthen Advocacy, External Relations, Communications at the country level:
  • In support of the UN Communications Strategy and the UN Communications Group, establish and build the UN brand via events, media and public relations opportunities targeted to the diverse partners. This could include lead country level commemorations of international days such as UN Day, Humanitarian Day, 16 Days of Activism and other globally established days as appropriate;

  • Identify developments at country level which will require communications actions by the RC;
  • Support the roll out of the UN75 Campaign
  1. Together with Fiji RC Multi-Country Office Team ensure effective and efficient Knowledge Generation and Management advocating for country contexts;
  • Manage the development, maintenance and sharing of knowledge and intelligence such as political, socio-economic and environmental development and communicate such, to ensure RC and Pacific UNCT are informed and well positioned to effectively generate and harness opportunities to advance on the Agenda 2030 as well as maintain political dialogue with member states;
  • Coordinate country level UN meetings to facilitate information sharing amongst UN resident agencies, identify common areas of work and ensure areas of common concern are addressed appropriately;
  • Provide briefings and information on UN’s activities and mandates as required to national entities;
  • Develop briefing papers, talking points, speeches, concept notes, letters, presentations etc, on issues related to the country context for the RC and other colleagues as appropriate;
  • Attend RCO Fiji Team meetings and other platforms to remain up-to-date on developments around the Pacific and share information and experience about the country context.
  1. UN Coordination Office

  • Support appropriate admin, finance and logistic processes of the coordination related aspects of the UN Office as per UN Regulations and Rules and in close collaboration with relevant UN entity and national counterparts

  • Liaise with Area Security Coordinator and UNDSS staff to support UN personnel’s security and safety both at residence as well as workplace;

  • Facilitate inputs to, and follow-up of, Operation Management Team tasks conducted at the country level as outlined in the Business Operations Strategy;
  • Develop a work plan and budget related to coordination of UN activities in the country;
  • Any other tasks assigned related to management of the Office.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s Degree or equivalent in Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field.

60 Months
  • 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation, Public information and reporting
  • Knowledge about the UN and RC systems would be an advantage.
  • Working knowledge of [Marshallese(s)] is an advantage.
No

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

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Application deadline: 23 February 2020

Technicien Electricité, Electrotechnique 23 February 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Mali
UNDP
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French
Immediate
12 months
23 February 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Gestionnaires des Services Communs des Nations Unies au Mali le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

De manière générale:

 Installation et maintenance électrique générale bâtiment et systèmes solaires;

 Installation et maintenance Groupes électrogènes;

 Appui installations informatiques de base, câblage et télécommunications, pylônes et radio ;

 Appui au dimensionnement etinstallation des systèmes photovoltaiques.

Il s’agira spécifiquement de :

Electricité:

 Procéder au montage, à partir des plans qui lui sont soumis, de circuits, d’appareils, d’installations ou d’équipements électriques;

 Installer des appareils sur la tôle de fond d’une armoire électrique, de repérer les fils et de câbler les appareils, de mettre en place des chemins de câbles;

 Assurer la maintenance des équipements et des tableaux;

 Appuyer à l’élaboration de la documentation électrique aux normes requises.

 Elaboration des rapports d’intervention et suivi satisfaction du client

2. Electrotechnique:

 Etre capable de préparer des interventions au bureau et dans les régions du Mali;

 Capable de monter, régler, mettre aux normes, réinstaller des appareils, machines électro mécaniques dont spécifiquement les groupe électrogènes;

 Assurer la maintenance préventive et curative des groupes électrogènes et des moteurs;

 Câblage, mise en place d’armoires électriques, dépannages, visites périodiques, contrôle diesel, vidange, etc;

 Connections des dispositifs permettant un fonctionnement en sécurité d’une installation ou d’un équipement électromécanique;

 Rédaction de rapports d’intervention et tout autre document pouvant être demandé.

3. Autres:

 Installation et maintenance des systèmes solaires;

 Appui cablage informatique;

 Appui installation mâts et pointage d’antenne radio, Vsat...

 Appui installation climatisation et autres systèmes électriques

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

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

Type de qualifications :

CAP en Electricité, Electrotechnique ou Electromécanique ou BEP Métiers de l’électricité et de électrotechnique. (Connaissaces en systèmes de climatisation)

60 Months

Au moins 5 ans d’expérience en tant que technicien de maintenance électricité

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Facility, camp and compound maintenance and management
No

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Date limite pour postuler : 23-2-2020

Technicien Froids et Climatisation 23 February 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Mali
UNDP
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French
Immediate
12 months
23 February 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe de Gestionnaires des Services Communs des Nations Unies au Mali le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

Principalement il s’agira de :

 Concevoir des installations de froid ou de climatisation ;

 Etablir des devis d’acqusition des équipements et consommables de climatisation ;

 Identification des phases d'intervention ;

 Installer les équipements et matériels dans le respect du dossier technique ;

 Mettre en service les installations et former les utilisateurs ;

 Maintenir les installations en bon état de fonctionnement ;

 Vérifier la conformité des matériels installés :

 Effectuer des opérations de dépannage;

 Etablir les rapports d’interventions et différentes notes techniques

Autres:

 Appui installation, mise en service et maintenance des systèmes électriques et solaires;

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

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

Type de qualification:

CAP froid et climatisation (Connaissaces en electricité)

60 Months

Au moins 5 ans d’expérience en tant que technicien de maintenance électricité

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Facility, camp and compound maintenance and management

  • Compétences techniques et valeurs :
  • Une expérience avec des organisations non gouvernementales;
  • Maîtrise des technologies liées aux installations de climatisation, frigorifiques et électriques;
  • Connaissances de base dans les différents corps de métiers du bâtiment : Electricité
  • Bonne expérience de terrain au Mali.
  • Sensdu service, relationel client.
  • Bonne capacité de travail de qualité rapide et soigné;
  • Capacité de travailler, y compris dans des environnements difficiles;
  • Disposé à voyager à l’intérieur des régions;
  • Etre disponible pour des intervention d’urgence en cas de besoin;
  • Bonne capacité à apprendre les métiers liés à la gestion des bâtiments.
  • Travail en équipe
No

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Date limite pour postuler : 23-2-2020

Technicien Entretien Bâtiment 23 February 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Mali
UNDP
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French
Immediate
12 months
23 February 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Gestionnaires des Services Communs des Nations Unies au Mali le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

Principalement il s’agira de :

 Réparer ou remplacer les poignées, vitres, rails de portes, fenêtres;

 Remplacer les carreaux et revêtements du sol ;

 Installer les préfabriqués suivant les documents techniques ;

 Préparer un support à enduire ;

 Appliquer des gammes de peintures, vernis, enduits ou laques

 Entretenir un espace extérieur ;

 Suivre l'état des stocks

 Définir des besoins en approvisionnement

 Préparer les commandes Diagnostiquer une panne sur une installation

 Installer et démonter les tentes et autres installation temporaires extérieurs

Autres:

 Appui installation, mise en service et maintenance des systèmes électriques et solaires;

 Appui différents de cablage informatique et autres;

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

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

Type de qualifications : CAP/BEP dans des spécialités du bâtiment second œuvre (peinture, plomberie, menuiserie métalique, ...). (Connaissaces en electricité)

60 Months
  • Au moins 5 ans d’expérience en tant que technicien de maintenance bâtiments;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Facility, camp and compound maintenance and management
  • Compétences techniques et valeurs :
  • Une expérience avec des organisations non gouvernementales;
  • Entretien bâtiment ;
  • Menuiserie métalique, vitrerie, bois, aluminium, PVC, et dérivés du bois ;
  • Maconnerie de base pose des revêtements sols;
  • Connaissances de base dans les différents corps de métiers du bâtiment : Electricité
  • Bonne expérience de terrain au Mali.
  • Bonne capacité de travail de qualité rapide et soigné;
  • Capacité de travailler, y compris dans des environnements difficiles;
  • Disposé à voyager à l’intérieur des régions;
  • Etre disponible pour des intervention d’urgence en cas de besoin;
  • Bonne capacité à apprendre les métiers liés à la gestion des bâtiments.
  • Travail en équipe
No

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

Date limite pour postuler : 23-2-2020

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 23 February 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Honduras
UNHCR
Honduras
Tegucigalpa (HND)
English,Spanish
Immediate
until 31 December 2020
23 February 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 Representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

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

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience

Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
No

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

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Application deadline: 23-Feb-2020

Associate Field Officer 23 February 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Iraq
Open

Associate Field Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Iraq
Dohuk (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
23 February 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 Senior Field Coordinator, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensure that UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the Area of Responsibility (AoR).
  • Ensure that the needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.
  • Ensure that protection incidents and gaps in assistance are immediately identified and addressed.
  • Identify vulnerable groups or individuals who may need special attention or special arrangements and make recommendations on the needs of different groups of refugees.
  • Assess protection and assistance needs of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region and monitor implementation of refugee assistance programmes.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, handle the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Provide inputs for project submissions and periodic narrative and financial reports for the annual programme.
  • Develop and maintain relations with local authorities ensuring smooth negotiations in all aspects of UNHCR's mandate for the benefit of refugees.
  • Monitor the security situation in the area and intervene as appropriate with the local authorities.
  • Participation in needs assessment as a member of the Multi-Functional team
  • In close coordination with programme and project control, monitor project implementation and provide feedback on the progress to the relevant units/sections
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.
  • In close collaboration with field counterparts, support the Field Officer in regard to assessment of refugees’ and IDPs’ needs in the various fields of assistance and share relevant analysis and recommendations; collect, compile and analyse data from assessments conducted by UNHCR and partners across the KR-I to inform internal programming;
  • Serve as focal point for core relief tracking, distribution and monitoring;
  • In close cooperation with relevant offices and units, act as the operation’s focal point for activities implemented with other agencies and partners in the sector of shelter or resilience
Bachelor degree or equivalent

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

48 Months

Minimum 4 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required. Work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.

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

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Work experience with refugees, IDPs, returnees or other people of concern in protection or field response capacity
  • Experience in Cluster Coordination – CCCM, Shelter and NFI
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Proven planning and organizing skills
  • Experience in data management
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

Application procedure
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your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 23 February 2020

Admin and HR Assistant 23 February 2020 Int. Youth FAO Mauritania
FAO
Mauritania
Nouakchott (MRT)
English,French
01 June 2020
12 months
23 February 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Programme Assistant FAO representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

The UN Volunteer will be working in close coordination and under the direct supervision of the Programme Assistant, will support the project planning and follow up including missions, procurement, HR as well as other operation

· Assist supervisor(s) in monitoring the contractual status of staff on various appointments; assist in the timely preparation and issuance of contract renewals and personnel action forms;

· Support the establishment of international and local contracts

· • Perform the tasks of creating staff contracts in the GRMS system for nationals;

· • Submit consultant / PSA OTLs in GRMS;

· • Maintain file ranking of local and international staff;

· • Perform all travel / mission planning tasks (security clearance, hotel ticket reservation, TA, TEC,);

· • Perform all other administrative and financial management duties as requested by the Administrator or Human Resources representative

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - additional comments: programme/project follow up and coordination, natural resource management; value chains

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in Administration and Human Resources,
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Interest in and eventually experience in the field of natural resources management
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other agriculture related experience
No

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

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Application deadline: 25-02-2020

Oficial de Terreno 23 February 2020 Int. Specialist UNVMC Colombia
Open

Oficial de Terreno

International Specialist
UNVMC
Colombia
Apartado, Remedios, Quibdo, Anori, Fonseca, Sincelejo, San Vicente del Caguan (COL)
English,Spanish
05 January 2020
until 31 December 2020 with possibility of extension
23 February 2020

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

Bajo la coordinación y supervisión del líder de equipo local, el/la VNU llevará a cabo todas o algunas de las siguientes tareas:

  • Visitar con frecuencia áreas de reunión y poblados cercanos para familiarizarse con las dinámicas que operan en el terreno para recoger las preocupaciones y identificar los desafíos que enfrentan las partes firmantes y las comunidades afectadas, tan pronto entre en vigor el Acuerdo Final para la Terminación del Conflicto y la Contrucción de una Paz Estable y Duradera;
  • Construir relaciones sólidas y productivas con las partes, los actores locales así como con las comunidades, en coordinación con los Oficiales de Información Pública y las y los Jefes de las Oficinas Regionales; gestionar relaciones públicas y maximizar las oportunidades con los medios de comunicación; y responder a las solicitudes públicas de información sobre la Misión de la ONU en el ámbito local;
  • Brindar apoyo al equipo local en la implementación de sus actividades respecto al mandato de la Misión, incluyendo aquellos aspectos relacionados con el relacionamiento de las partes y con las comunidades, actividades de monitoreo y verificación, mantenimiento de las bases de datos y elaboración de informes; la observación, la recolección de información, la recepción de quejas de las partes y de las comunidades afectadas, el seguimiento de incidentes y presuntas violaciones del Acuerdo Final, recomendando e implementando acciones preventivas y correctivas;
  • Organizar capacitaciones periódicas para el personal de la Misión sobre temas relacionados con conducta y disciplina, mediación y negociación y género, entre otros;
  • Servir de enlace entre contrapartes de la ONU y otros actores presentes en el área de responsabilidad;
  • Analizar e informar sobre el mandato de la Misión y el alcance de sus actividades;
  • Desempeñar funciones adicionales, de ser necesario.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Tipo de carrera: Sociología, Ciencias Políticas, Derecho, Economía, Relaciones Internacionales, otras Ciencias Sociales o carreras afines en el campo de Humanidades

24 Months

Un mínimo de 2 años de experiencia a un nivel progresivo de responsabilidad en el área especifica u otras relacionadas, tales como relacionamiento con comunidades, sociedad civil, administración pública, ONG, misiones políticas o de mantenimiento de la paz y/o derechos humanos, y operaciones de desarrollo o humanitarias.

  • Experiencia en la inclusión de un enfoque de género es una ventaja;
  • Experiencia en manejo de la confidencialidad de la información;
  • Afinidad o interés en el trabajo humanitario, en situaciones de posconflicto, en el trabajo voluntario como un mecanismo para la paz y el desarrollo duradero, y el Sistema de las Naciones Unidas;
  • Capacidad para realizar funciones bajo estrés, en entornos inseguros, aislados y potencialmente hostiles;
  • Capacidad para trabajar de forma eficaz en un entorno multicultural y dinámico, incluyendo de relacionarse con personas de diferente origen cultural y aceptar diferencias de opiniones.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Human rights, Political affairs and political reporting
  • Competencias informaticas: Habilidades en informática, incluyendo la plena competencia en diversas aplicaciones de MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.) y otras aplicaciones de tecnología informática y equipos de tecnología de oficina.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 23-Feb-2020

Associate Protection Officer - Pasto 23 February 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Colombia
UNHCR
Colombia
Pasto (COL)
English,Spanish
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
23 February 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 Head of Field Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

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

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

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

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

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

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

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Application deadline: 23-Feb-2020

UNV Communications Officer 24 February 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Honduras
UNICEF
Honduras
Tegucigalpa (HND)
English,Spanish
Immediate
12 months
24 February 2020

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

team members in events, launches, campaigns, and other key communication activities Under the supervision of the Chief of Communication, the National UN Volunteer will undertake the following functions:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of an advocacy and communication strategy to promote respect for children’s and women’s rights, and support UNICEF's mission in the country
  • Lead in moderating social media platforms, engage with UNICEF's social media audience, and respond to online queries
  • Conduct social media analysis for UNICEF Honduras platforms, measure audience engagement and contribute to building UNICEF’s social media fan base through assessment of key audiences, content planning, content management, search engine optimization, analytics and assessment of effectiveness of platforms and content
  • Assist in editing/re-writing human interest stories and blogs contributed by non-communication staff
  • Assist in producing graphic design content for social media, such as fact graphs, info graphs, and other documents that require simple design such as brochures
  • Assist Communication Section
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Graphic Design or similar

12 Months
  • 1 year of professional experience relevant to communication, print and broadcast media or interactive digital media, at either the national or international level
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Web and graphic design, Other communications related experience
  • Communication, experience with development and implementation of communication strategies;
  • Proficiency in using computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite, email/internet, other IT applications;
  • Skills and technical competence in producing for various media formats: print, web, social media)
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 23-Feb-2020

Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad hondureña o residentes en Honduras que cuenten con el permiso legal de residencia en ese país, o con el estatus de refugiado o de apátrida.
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