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Procurement Assistant 12 May 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Procurement Assistant

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022
12 May 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 Procurement Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the

following tasks:

  • Review, record and prioritize purchasing requests and obtain additional information/ documentation as required; provide assistance to requisitioners in preparing scope of work and specifications of goods and services;
  • Propose product substitutions consistent with requirements to achieve cost savings, determine the availability of funding sources;
  • Identify and recommend sources of procurement; and interview potential suppliers. Produce tender documents (e.g. Invitations to Bids, Requests for Proposals and Request for Quotation) based on the nature of the requirements and cost of procurement involved;
  • Prepare abstracts of offers and compile data contained in quotations, proposals and bids to determine which supplier can deliver the required goods/services at the best terms and costs possible with due consideration to quality, delivery time, prompt payment and other discounts, transportation costs, etc.;
  • Enter into negotiation of terms and conditions of orders under the guidance of Procurement Officers;
  • Obtain credit and other information on proposed suppliers;
  • Finalize purchase orders and contracts for approval of the Procurement Officer;
  • If required, in cases where the procured value is above the threshold as set in the Procurement Manual, prepare case submissions to the Contracts Committee for review and subsequent approval by the authorized official;
  • Resolve issues/problems related to delivered goods, including discrepancies between purchase orders and items/quantities shipped or received;
  • Prepare and sign Return to Vendor forms for unacceptable and/or damaged goods received;
  • Maintain relevant internal databases and files;
  • Keep track of any contractual agreements, direct provisioning contracts, etc. and inform affected users of contractual rights and obligations;
  • Research, retrieve and present information from a variety of internal and external sources on sources of supply vendors by commodity, etc.;
  • Obtain specifications for new products and equipment on the market;
  • Draft a variety of correspondence;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Business Administration, Public Administration, Commerce, Engineering, Law, or other relevant discipline.

36 Months

3 years of professional experience in procurement or contracting work in private industry, government, or international organization.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Procurement and contracting

Microsoft Office, familiarization with SAP or other Enterprise Resource Management software

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 12-05-2021

Chargé des évaluations 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Burundi
Open

Chargé des évaluations

International Specialist
UNICEF
Burundi
Bujumbura (BDI)
French,English
15 June 2021
8 months
13 May 2021

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

Sous la supervision directe de la cheffe de la planification, du suivi et de l'évaluation et sous la direction de la spécialiste de l'évaluation du bureau régional, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

1. Renforcer les capacités nationales de suivi et d'évaluation et développer des partenariats pour promouvoir les évaluations

  • Finaliser le diagnostic sur les capacités nationales en suivi et évaluation en collaboration avec le bureau régional et le partenaire de mise en œuvre (Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results - CLEAR).

D'ici juin, le diagnostic devrait être terminé, et l'accent sera mis sur la garantie que les recommandations alimentent la planification, le suivi et l'évaluation du gouvernement, ainsi que les processus internes de l'UNICEF et des Nations Unies. La dissémination et le travail de plaidoyer concernant ce diagnostic seront cruciaux pour optimiser ce diagnostic.

Il s'agira de soutenir les partenariats établis par le bureau avec les principales parties prenantes telles que le gouvernement, le parlement, l'association nationale d'évaluation, la société civile, le monde universitaire, etc.

  • Établir un plan de travail pour le développement des capacités nationales d'évaluation (NECD).
  • Commencer la mise en œuvre de ce plan de travail et entamer des discussions avec le gouvernement, le monde universitaire et le Réseau national des évaluateurs burundais, ce qui peut conduire à de nouveaux partenariats.
  • Soutenir les efforts de coordination avec d'autres agences des Nations Unies et participer aux réunions périodiques du groupe intégré des Nations Unies pour le suivi et l'évaluation (GISE) afin d'identifier les efforts conjoints potentiels en matière d'évaluation ainsi que les évaluations planifiées par les agences des Nations Unies.

2. Assurer la finalisation réussie des évaluations en cours, y compris leur diffusion appropriée et leur utilisation dans les processus de planification.

  • Assurer la diffusion des résultats d'évaluation aux parties prenantes, y compris auprès des enfants et des adolescents, afin d'améliorer la performance du programme et de contribuer à un apprentissage plus large - pour les évaluations suivantes finalisées en 2021 :
  • Évaluation de la réforme de l'éducation fondamentale
  • Évaluation de l'approche de l'assainissement total piloté par la communauté.
  • Suivre la mise en œuvre du plan de réponse des évaluations et guider les spécialistes du programme de l'UNICEF pour assurer la prise en compte des recommandations des évaluations dans les programmes - pour les évaluations suivantes :
  • Évaluation de la campagne Retour à l'école
  • Évaluation de la réforme de l'éducation de base
  • Évaluation de l'approche de l'assainissement total piloté par la communauté.
  • S'assurer que les recommandations des évaluations alimentent les processus de planification de l'UNICEF
  • Soutenir les sections de programme pour s'assurer que les recommandations alimentent la planification sectorielle du gouvernement.

3. S'assurer que les évaluations commencées en 2021 sont menées avec succès

  • Diriger la gestion globale au jour le jour en tant que gestionnaire d'évaluation désigné sur les évaluations en collaboration avec les spécialistes du programme et les partenaires, notamment pour l'évaluation suivante prévue en 2021 :
  • Évaluation du programme de renforcement des systèmes de santé et de vaccination au Burundi.
  • Coordonner l'examen externe des principaux livrables de cette évaluation conformément à la procédure opérationnelle standard du bureau, en mettant en place un groupe de référence pour l'évaluation.
  • Soutenir le bureau régional, selon les besoins, pour le lancement de l'évaluation du programme de pays entre septembre et décembre 2021.

En particulier, travailler avec l'équipe de planification et de suivi pour s'assurer que la documentation du programme, les rapports de suivi et de performance sont prêts en vue de renforcer l'évaluabilité du programme de pays.

4. S'assurer que les recherches et études soutenues par l'UNICEF sont conçues, mises en œuvre, suivies et diffusées conformément aux politiques et procédures établies de l'UNICEF.

  • Suivre régulièrement les progrès et rendre compte à la direction générale de la mise en œuvre du plan intégré de recherche, suivi et évaluation.
  • Consolider les plans d'évaluation et de recherche et télécharger les rapports de recherche achevés dans les systèmes et la documentation requis, y compris la plateforme EISI.
  • Mettre à jour les procédures (SOP) du Bureau Pays sur la gestion des recherches sur la base des conclusions de la revue à mi-parcours du CPD qui sera lancée en mai 2020.

Dans le cadre de la mise à jour des procédures, élaborer une boîte à outils comprenant des modèles standards, des grilles d'assurance qualité et autres outils pour garantir le respect des procédures par les gestionnaires de projets de recherche de tous les secteurs.

  • Contribuer au processus de revue des grands projets de recherche, notamment pour deux études phares prévues en 2021 :
  • Dossier d'investissement sur le développement de la petite enfance.
  • Étude sur les enfants vivant avec un handicap
  • Organiser et faciliter des réunions bimensuelles avec le groupe de travail du bureau sur les recherches, les études et l'évaluation, afin de garantir le partage d'informations entre les membres clés du bureau et de contrôler la bonne intégration des résultats des études, de la recherche et des évaluations dans la mise en œuvre du programme.
  • Contribuer aux rapports annuels, y compris aux sections pertinentes sur les évaluations et recherches
  • Tenir une réunion mensuelle avec le représentant pour l'informer des principaux résultats des évaluations.

Master degree or equivalent

Licence/Master, Diplôme universitaire en sciences sociales, économie, politique publique, statistiques ou en méthodes de recherche est requis.

60 Months

5 années en conduite ou gestion d'évaluations, d'études et recherches

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Date limite pour postuler : 13-05-2021

UNV Monitoring, Reporting and Research Analyst 20 May 2021 Nat. Expert UNWomen Tunisia
UNWomen
Tunisia
Tunis (TUN)
French,Arabic,English
Immediate
6 months
20 May 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 the Program coordinator of « Addressing GBV post COVID-19 in Tunisia » project or his designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Monitoring, Reporting and Research Analyst will undertake the following tasks :

  • Coordinate with all program units, partners and any related stakeholders to collect information, upload documents and update indicators related to GBV with a focus on economic violence.
  • Coordinate with programme units on scheduled monitoring visits.
  • Ensure an administrative support to the program team relating to coordination with operations on procurement, contracting, finance functions and settlement of travel reimbursements if any.
  • Ensure proofreading and editing of copies of any related publication / study / report on gender and evaluation.
  • The expert is also responsible of data entry, analysis and interpretation of surveys and writing the subsequent reports.
  • Maintenance of all records/documents/files related to the unit and any other programmes in a user friendly manner.
  • Monitoring financial expenditure as per the M&E Annual workplan for effective financial delivery and any other work assigned by the Monitoring & Evaluation Analyst.
  • Contributing to the research process through preliminary research and policy briefs in addition to drafting the Terms of Reference for the research studies
  • Being involved with responsible team within the coordination and logistical preparation for events such as workshops, trainings, etc.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Statistics, Population studies or equivalent with research component; or area related to gender, human rights and development studies.

180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience in Monitoring / Reporting / Research with demonstrated record of writing and/or publishing in the area of economic and corporate governance, development policy and development management, preferably at the national and/or international level in Arab countries or other relevant programmes; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
  • 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;
  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to M&E, managing data, and reporting
  • Advanced knowledge in data analysis and familiarity with statistical packages such as SPSS / STATA is mandatory.
  • Research and report writing skills.
  • Good understanding of gender issues.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook, etc.).
No

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

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

Application deadline: 20-05-2021

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Date limite pour postuler : 20-05-2021

Associate Programme Management Officer (PPMES) 23 May 2021 Int. University OHCHR Switzerland
OHCHR
Switzerland
Geneva (CHE)
English,French
01 June 2021
6 months
23 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible. Applicants must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole duration of their assignment, or be recent graduates.

Under the overall direction of the Chief of the Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Service, the UN Volunteer will report to the Evaluation Officer and/or Programme Officer in the respective area of work.

Under the direction and supervision of the Evaluation Officer, the UNV shall undertake the following tasks related to the Evaluation function:

  • Assist in the upload, review and correction of the evaluation related data (reports and management responses) in the Decision Tracking System for completeness and accuracy of evaluation reports issued in 2020 and later.
  • Assist in the upload of the data of the evaluation reports issued during the programming cycle 2017-2021 in the evaluation module of the Performance Monitoring System.
  • Support the undertaking of evaluations, including the collection of documents for desk reviews, preparation of meetings, revision and proof reading of evaluation reports, etc.

Under the direction and supervision of the Programme - Monitoring Officer, the UNV shall undertake the following tasks related to the Monitoring function:

  • Assist in preparation of guiding material related to the programming cycle.
  • Assist in the review of mid-year/end-of-year submissions.
  • Assist in monitoring of submission and status of completeness and follow-up.

Under the direction and supervision of the Planning Officer and Policy Officer, the UN Volunteer shall undertake the following tasks related to the Programme and Budget Review Board/Senior Management Team Secretariat function:

  • Assist in the retroactive population of the decision-tracking system for PBRB and SMT decision.
  • Undertake additional tasks as required.

The UN Volunteer will undertake short-time assignments in other entities of OHCHR based on interest and availability in order to get a fuller understanding of the Organization’s work.

The UN Volunteer will be mentored by the Policy Officer, Policy, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Service, and the Human Resources Management Service in the framework of the “Ditch UNfair internships”.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Additional Comments: To qualify for this assignment, applicants must, at the time of application, be enrolled in a graduate school programme (i.e. Master’s degree or equivalent degree, or higher) or in the final academic year of a first- level university degree programme (i.e. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree) in the area of law, political science, international relations, social sciences, economics, business administration or related field, OR have graduated with a university as defined above AND, if selected, must commence take the assignment within one-year period from the date of graduation.

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in programme management.

  • Applicants are not required to have professional work experience for this assignment though any relevant academic and/or practical experience, in particular in the area of programme management (planning, monitoring, evaluation), would be an advantage.

  • Applicants should be computer literate in standard software applications; have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations with a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter, and have the demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs - which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

  • English (Mandatory) , Level - Fluent; AND - French (Optional) , Level - Fluent
    English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this assignment, fluency in English OR French is required, knowledge of the other is an asset. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable (i.e. Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Application deadline: 23-05-2021