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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Administrative Assistant 28 February 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Malawi
UNDP
Malawi
Lilongwe (MWI)
English
01 April 2021
12 months
28 February 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Administrative Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Administrative Assistant will ensure the following:

Maintenance of an Inventory Management system focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support in maintenance of the stores management system in accordance with UNDP regulations.
  • Receiving of goods from various suppliers and ensure that stock records have been opened
  • Record all goods received are updated in stock records.
  • Ensure that all goods issued to programmes are updated in the stock records and timely replenishment of stores items.
  • Prepare quarterly cost recoveries for all items issued to the programs and submit to finance.

Effective Transport management focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support in Maintenance of an efficient transport management system to ensure that trips are properly planned, and that transport is timely allocated to staff
  • Support in reviewing Drivers Logbooks on weekly basis, to ensure that all trips made are properly authorized
  • Support with monthly fuel reconciliations and cost recoveries

Effective Protocol services focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • .Timely receipt of requests for Visas, Permits and invitation letters from eligible staff
  • Timely processing of requests received by ensuring that all required documents are submitted to the government departments on time
  • Follow up with government departments such as Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Immigration Department to ensure that approved documents are received on time
  • Communicate effectively with UNDP officials requiring protocol services and provide guidance on all the steps to be followed.
  • Assist with UNDP Vehicle registrations and deregistration by ensuring that all required steps are followed and timely submission of documents to the government departments.
  • Assist with processing of waivers for international shipments to ensure timely clearance of goods.
  • Maintain up to date records for all documentation issued.

Other administrative duties

  • Supporting the Administrative Associate to ensure that the CO is ready for internal audits
  • Backstopping the registry clerk in his absence
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of a Degree in Business Administration or area related to Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
12 Months
  • At least one year of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Administration, or supply chain, or other relevant programmes; experience with programme support is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
  • 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 developmental work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

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

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Application deadline: 28 February 2021

Administrative Officer 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Administrative Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
05 June 2021
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
08 March 2021

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

Under the overall direction of and reporting to the Head of Engineering Support Unit, responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in daily routine administrative issues, such as, but not limited to: drafting memoranda, faxes, letters etc, making copies, following up on the progress of document submission and approval status, maintaining filing system and conducting archiving for all units of Engineering Section;
  • Ensure all Engineering records, recruitment files, staffing tables and Organigrams are up-to-date;
  • Prepare and process relevant documents for recruitments and extensions of contracts for international, national and UN Volunteers; assist with the succession planning of retiring/checking out staff members;
  • Prepare regular and updated recruitment status for international, national and UN Volunteers and assisting/recommending on recruitment processes and procedures to Hiring Managers;
  • Schedule and coordinate interview related activities for staff such as UN Volunteers and national staff; assisting with documenting UN Volunteers/National Staff recruitment interviews as and when required;
  • Assist and advise newly arrived staff on pertinent administrative tasks prior to deployment such as accommodation requests, requests for equipment such as radio and computer, Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies (GITT) forms to accomplish, etc.;
  • Monitor, prepare, review and submit Monthly Attendance records to Time and Attendance Unit;
  • Prepare written responses to queries concerning Engineering and Human Resources related matters such as contract extensions, entitlements like home leave/family visits/ Education Grants, e-PAS, etc.;
  • Assist in distribution of outgoing/incoming correspondences to various units of Engineering Section/concerned section and conducting follow through activities;
  • Prepare supply/GITTS equipment requests, follow up on orders and deliveries;
  • Assist and advise headquarters or field based Administrative/Team Assistants within Engineering section regarding human resource/administrative related duties;
  • Manage, coordinate and advise staff on internal and external training requirements of Engineering section in coordination with the Integrated Mission Training Centre (IMTC)/training institutions such as fax confirmations, flight plans, travel requests, visa, other pertinent travel documents; preparing administrative and other training requirements for the regularly conducted Engineering conference or similar activities;
  • Plan or organise meetings, conferences, VTCs and events for the section and preparing notes, minutes or reports as appropriate.
  • Perform additional related tasks as and when required by the Chief Engineer or Deputy Chief Engineer relevant to the assignment.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Business Administration, Sociology, Management, Economics, Finance or other related field of study from an accredited and internationally or nationally recognized university.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in administration, management, human resources or related fields;
  • Experience in a multi-national organisational environment is desirable;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to prioritise tasks, and handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive a manual 4x4 vehicle.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
  • Solid computer skills, MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Must have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness.
Yes

Accountability, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams, Integrity

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Application deadline: 08 March 2021

Programme Officer for Inclusive Economic Growth 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
UNDP
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
English,Portuguese
01 April 2021
12 months
09 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Recovery and Resilience Specialist/ Head of the Strategic and Economic Unit (a,.i) the IUNV Programme officer on Inclusive Economic Growth will:

  • Support the programmatic implementation of the RFF and, mapping and analysis of gaps, entry points and opportunities contributing to youth and female entrepreneurship in the blue and green economy initiatives;
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation of Project implementation;
  • Support the dialogue and outreach efforts at the national, local and community level to strengthen Socio-Economic Recovery and build Resilience and foster inclusive sustainable economic growth that leaves no one behind;
  • Draft and coordinate the procurement of studies, assessment, consultancies and agreements;
  • Seek alignment and synergies with other activities and initiatives of UNDP (e.g., the Accelerator Lab) and international and national partners, particularly in areas related to youth and female entrepreneurship for improved livelihoods and enhancing the involvement of the Bissau-Guinean diaspora in the economic and financial life in Guinea-Bissau;
  • Contribute to the development of partnerships between UNDP and other UN agencies, as well as with government institutions, other African SIDS, academia, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector, existing sustainable development alliances, and other stakeholders and international networks;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with national partners through external advocacy, networking, coalition building and initiating timely research and analysis;
  • Use internal platforms for dissemination and reporting and to enhance project quality (e.g., IATI, ATLAS, SharePoint);
  • Contribute to data collection and communication efforts on the project when needed;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (minimum Master of Arts) in a relevant area, e.g., international relations, international development, or economics;

36 Months

At least three years of professional work experience in engaging and working with civil society groups in different countries and contexts in Africa, preferably Guinea-Bissau or the West-African region.

Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization is highly desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
  • Proven programmatic management experience with sound knowledge of all aspects of the project cycle (design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation) is required;
  • Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization as well as knowledge of principles and procedures for the implementation of UN projects, monitoring and evaluation is a valuable asset;
  • Working experience in field and with youth and female entrepreneurship and the inclusion of marginalized communities is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • 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, Teams, Word, etc.) and office technology equipment.

LANGUAGES: Fluency in English and Working Knowledge of Portuguese.

No

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Application deadline: 9-03-2021

Administrative & Operations Officer 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
UNDP
Iraq
Erbil (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 March 2021

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

Under direct supervision of the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration and the guidance and of the Management Specialist, the Administrative & Operations Officer will provide effective and efficient support to administrative activities and tasks of the Stabilization Pillar. The Administrative & Operations Assistant must preserve full confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of the assignment, maintenance of protocol procedures, and management of information flows. The key responsibilities of the Administrative & Operations Assistant are as following:
1. Ensures implementation of effective administration, operational and resource management strategies for the Stabilization Pillar and adapts processes and pro-cedures, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

• Provide high quality strategic and substantive input to design and/or make changes to the overall operational framework for the Stabilization Pillar.
• Maintain and suggest improvements for the Stabilization Pillar’s Administration and Op-erations/Finance team’s system for controlling expenditure, including accurate issuance of chart of accounts, ensuring vouchers processed are matched and completed, trans-actions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas; travel claims and other entitlements are duly processed, receipting of goods and services and establishment of accruals are properly done in compliance with IPSAS and UNDP policies and procedures.
• Support the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration in stringent and consistent application of the HACT Framework, including ensuring the appropriate use of the FACE Forms, timely follow-up on assurance activities, with emphasis on third-party led spot-checks and conducting HACT audits (where relevant).
• Support the Stabilization Pillar’s preparations for Project (DIM), HACT and other audits.
• Timely follow-up on audit recommendations, and agreed follow-up actions relating to finance and operations, ensuring consistent application across the Stabilization Pillar, and update the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration on actions taken.
• Ensures clear and efficient process flows are in place, and work effectively for the Sta-bilization Pillar’s administration and finance support provision including as a minimum on;
o Vendor Registrations
o Processing payments
o Closure of e-requisitions and purchase orders
o Preparation of and monitoring programmatic contracts/agreements (LOAs, RPAs, etc.)
o Monitoring the aging of cash advances to Responsible Parties and flagging them to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration for required action
• Ensure supporting the Stabilization Pillar team in maintaining an efficient document man-agement system for its records, including through the use of the Share Drive.
• Ensure timely operational and financial closure of the Stabilization Pillar Outputs in AT-LAS, in keeping with UNDP’s project closure requirements.
2. Provides effective support to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Ad-ministration on administration of the Stabilization Pillar’s financial resources fo-cusing on achievement of the following results;
• Working together with the Stabilization Pillar team, develop an overview of multi-year cost projections (i.e. for programme and operations), to support resource mobilization efforts.
• Work closely with the Programme & Operations Officer to prepare Multi-year/Annual work plans/budgets based on the guidance of the Stabilization Management Specialist,

ensuring compliance with the cost-sharing agreements. • Continuous analysis and monitoring of the Stabilization Pillar’s expenditure, commit-ments, and cash resources, to ensure alignment with approved workplans/budgets, third party cost-sharing agreements, Project Board decisions.
• Prepare regular periodic analyses, and forecast, to present to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration, to enable timely decision-making.
• Based on analyses, if required prepare budget revisions, and ensure accurate reflection in ATLAS, supported with the required paper-trail.
• Ensure the required range of ATLAS based reports are relied upon to arrive at the most accurate picture of the Stabilization Pillar’s finances.
3. Supports Administrative Issues for smooth Project Implementation on the Stabi-lization Pillar focusing on achievement of the following results:
• Support the Stabilization Pillar’s resource mobilization efforts by preparing budgets, en-suring accurate reflection of funding needed, as a minimum capturing programming, communications, M&E, operations, Country Office direct project costs, general man-agement support costs and where relevant the 1% development coordination levy.
• Support the Management Specialist with the preparation of cost-sharing agreements, for review and clearance by Stabilization Pillar and Country Office, for finalization.
• Ensure up to-date tracking system is in place to monitor all cost-sharing agreements, including the tracking of revenue/tranches under the agreements. Accordingly, liaise with the Finance Unit on controlling the Accounts Receivables for the Stabilization Pil-lar.
• Ensure the timely and quality preparation of financial reports for donor, project board, corporate reporting requirements, and other ad-hoc requirements are in place as re-quested.
4. Facilitation of knowledge management and skills building focusing on achieve-ment of the following results:
• Proactively follows up to stay abreast with relevant UNDP policy and practice develop-ments relating to operations, including through engagement in UNDP’s online knowledge management platforms.
• Based on identified needs in consultation with the Programme Support Officer – Fi-nance & Administration and the Stabilization Pillar team, prepares orientations/update sessions on relevant policies and procedures relating to administration, finance and other operational matters, including on the use of ATLAS.
• Where required provides cross-project/cross- pillar knowledge building efforts, with a view to share good practices and lessons learned from the Stabilization Pillar.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Accounting and Finance, Business or Public Administration, Economics or related field is required

24 Months

-Minimum years of experience: 2 years

- Knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based financial management systems;
- Experience of working with UNDP or other UN agencies at finance and administration posi-tions is an asset.
- Experience of working with ATLAS is an asset;
- Experience of working in crisis response programmes/projects, with the ability to deal suc-cessfully with high volumes of workload, tight deadlines and competing priorities.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance

Experience in using office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based financial management systems;

No

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Application deadline: 09 March 2021

Asistente de Administración y Finanzas 10 March 2021 Nat. Youth IOM Venezuela
IOM
Venezuela
Caracas (VEN)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
10 March 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Dentro de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión directa del Jefe de Gestión de Recursos, la supervisión general del Jefe de Misión de la OIM, el Voluntario/a ONU deberá:

  1. Apoyo en la verificación de documentos de pago a proveedores de bienes y servicios de manera que se encuentren completos, tengan la información requerida/necesaria y los cálculos numéricos sean correctos.
  2. Asistencia en el registro de cuentas por pagar en el sistema SAP financials.
  1. Asistencia manteniendo archivos de cuentas por pagar actualizados.

  1. Apoyo en la creación de proveedores en el sistema, así como mantener actualizada la base de datos en SAP.
  2. Asistir en la limpieza mensual en SAP de los proveedores de bienes y servicios (clearing vendors).
  1. Apoyo en la preparación del “travel expense claim” en línea con las regulaciones OIM vigentes y remitirlos para procesamiento.
  1. Realizar seguimiento semanal de los “open items” en el Sistema, asistiendo en la limpieza de los adelantos realizados a los proveedores de bienes y servicios, así como al personal.
  2. Asistir en los cierres mensuales.
  3. Otras tareas que le sean asignadas.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

​La persona responsable debe ser un individuo dinámico y multifuncional, que apoye a la Agencia Anfitriona con profesionalismo, dedicación y orientación al cliente, y que esté dispuesto a trabajar con aspectos programáticos/sustanciales.

Las siguientes cualificaciones son requeridas:

Titulación universitaria de primer grado en contabilidad, finanzas, administración, economía o similares, de una institución académica reconocida y acreditada, es requerido; con experiencia profesional.

24 Months
  • Experiencia laboral relevante en gestión de soporte financiero o administrativo en respuesta a emergencias, operaciones de respuesta humanitaria o similares, es requerido;
  • Experiencia previa en sistemas de la OIM/ONU, organizaciones relevantes no gubernamentales u organizaciones humanitarias, trabajo de campo en respuesta a brotes y/o respuesta a emergencias de salud, es deseable;
  • Excelente conocimiento de aplicaciones de Office 365 y sus aplicaciones como ser Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, Word, Excel y Outlook.

Conocimiento práctico y habilidades:

  • Excelentes habilidades organizacionales y administrativas, con capacidad de realizar múltiples tareas, de entregar resultados en escenarios donde el tiempo es crucial, de identificar y resolver problemas;
  • Conocimiento demostrado y experiencia en apoyo contable-administrativo;
  • Habilidad demostrada de poder trabajar en ambientes multiculturales y multidisciplinarios;
  • Habilidad de poder trabajar con un equipo diverso a través de distintas áreas funcionales.
  • Conocimiento práctico de árabe, chino, francés, ruso o español es una ventaja.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
  • Experiencia laboral relevante en gestión de soporte financiero o administrativo en respuesta a emergencias, operaciones de respuesta humanitaria o similares, es requerido;
  • Experiencia previa en sistemas de la OIM/ONU, organizaciones relevantes no gubernamentales u organizaciones humanitarias, trabajo de campo en respuesta a brotes y/o respuesta a emergencias de salud, es deseable;
  • Excelente conocimiento de aplicaciones de Office 365 y sus aplicaciones como ser Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, Word, Excel y Outlook.
  • Conocimiento práctico de árabe, chino, francés, ruso o español es una ventaja.
No

Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 10 Marzo 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania

UNV Support Officer 14 March 2021 Int. Specialist MINURSO Western Sahara
Open

UNV Support Officer

International Specialist
MINURSO
Western Sahara
Laayoune (ESH)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
14 March 2021

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 Chief Human Resources Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Administration of UNV Support Office:

  • Assess needs of the mission’s different departments and encourage the inclusion of UN Volunteers in budget submissions.
  • Administration of the 18 UN Volunteers serving with MINURSO, in accordance with UNV Conditions of Service (COS). Provision of guidance on UNV COS, MINURSO/UN regulations and advice on any developments affecting the volunteers.
  • Oversee the identification, selection and recruitment of UNV candidates in consultation with the receiving MINURSO Section and UNV HQ. Schedule interviews’ time and date in coordination with short-listed candidates. Prepare the comparative evaluation and all other documentation necessary for the recruitment process. Monitor interviews (act as an ex officio).
  • Keep an updated UNV database for appropriate control of personnel records and claims, and maintain all relevant documentation such as contracts, beneficiary forms, performance appraisals, and forward relevant copies to UN Volunteers HQ.
  • Coordinate the issues related to time and attendance, including Rest & Recuperation (if applicable) and leave requests.
  • Initiate processes for disbursement of entitlements such as VLA, claims, advances, reimbursements; and help with financial issues regarding UN Volunteers, including certification of medical expense insurance claims. Process terminations/resignations and arrange repatriation travel upon completion of assignments.
  • Monitor the working and living conditions of serving UN Volunteers; discuss performance and any issues with their supervisors and counterparts; extend personal support and guidance to the UN Volunteers and volunteers in Western Sahara by sharing concerns and advice, and build up a mutual support network for volunteers in Western Sahara.
  • Coordinate the activities of the annual celebration of the International Volunteer Day celebrated on 5 December and encourage volunteers to embrace the ideals of volunteerism and be advocates for volunteer action through interaction with other committees, participation in recreational activities and provision of promotional materials.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Management, human resources, business administration, educational studies or other relevant field of studies.

36 Months

A minimum of 3 years of professional experience with at least 2 years’ experience in administration, human resources, capacity development, programme management and/or social mobilization techniques.

Previous working experience in a conflict, post-conflict or transitional setting would be an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance

Computer skills: Computer literate; proficiency in standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.), email/internet, other IT applications.

Working experience in a development-related field, including management capacity, organizational development and/or volunteer management is desirable.

Work experience with another international organization would be an asset; previous experience within the UN System or a NGO setting at national or international level, or with organizations with comparable mandates and working conditions is an asset.

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports MINURSO and its UN Volunteers with professionalism and dedication. He/ she must be an excellent team player, with strong advocacy, networking, negotiation and presentation skills, as well as good organizational and coordination skills and sound security awareness.

No

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

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Application deadline: 14 March 2021

Youth and Adolescent Development Officer 14 March 2021 Nat. Expert UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
14 March 2021

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Adolescent and Youth Development Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Expert Volunteer Youth and Adolescent Development Officer will:

  • Support to program development and planning
  • Conduct/update situation analysis and assessments to establish evidence-based data for UNICEF advocacy and development of policies, framework and programs to promote adolescent development and participation in the country and for monitoring results on related programs/projects.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of adolescent development and participation program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of related information/data for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Prepare required program documentations/materials/data to facilitate the program review and approval process

  • Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss adolescent development and participation operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects on adolescent development and participation and report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Monitor and report on the use of adolescent development and participation program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on critical issues/findings to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Prepare regular/mandated relevant program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
  • Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Conduct regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution.
  • Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and
  • understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on adolescent development and participation related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on adolescent development and participation programs.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support resource mobilization to ensure the adolescent development and participation programs are adequately resourced and supported.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of adolescent development and participation programs/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UN-DAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders. Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s or equivalent in a relevant area, e.g. Development studies or area related to social science; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in youth and adolescent development, skills and employability, livelihoods for youth, social cohesion and other related areas at the international level, some of which preferably served in a developing country. Experience in in field-level monitoring and handling monitoring data, or managing adolescent or youth-focused projects preferred, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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 Convention on the Rights of the Child, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
No

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

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

Application deadline:14 -03-2021