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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Protection Assistant/Protection Monitoring 07 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Armenia
UNHCR
Armenia
Yerevan (ARM)
English,Armenian E
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
07 December 2020

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 Protection Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Protection Assistant/Protection Monitoring will:

  • 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 analyzed 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, asylum-seekers, and other displaced persons 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, distribution of assistance and provide feedback on the progress to the relevant units/sections.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. law, international relations, political science or another related field.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in refugee, international, or human rights law, or other relevant programmes; experience with refugees and asylum-seekers, or in the human rights field is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Armenian E(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting
  • 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;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in refugee issues, 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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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Armenia and legal residents in Armenia with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 07-12-2020

Administrative Officer 08 December 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Administrative Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Gao (MLI)
English
15 February 2021
until 30 June 2021
08 December 2020

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

Under the delegated authority of the Regional Senior Administrative Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the Regional Senior Administrative Officer (RSAO) in liaising with the different teams in Gao, including the MSD sections, the programmatic pillars, the UNPOL representative, the military leadership and contractors as well as the Headquarters in Bamako. Attend meetings on behalf of the RSAO when necessary;
  • Support the planning, organization and management by the Joint Mission Support Center (JMSC) of the logistics of representational and official visits in Gao comprising national and multinational UN and outside commissions, organizations etc, acting as coordinator of the different pillars (Aviation, FMU, Security, Transport, Welfare, Supply, JMSC, MOVCON, etc);
  • Support the planning, organization and oversight of Staff Welfare activities by the Gao Welfare & Recreation Committee (WRC) and the Gao Welfare Unit;
  • Assist in the creation and/or updating of standard operating procedures (SOPs), guidelines, reports and a wide range of correspondence on administrative issues for the mission in Gao. Take and produce minutes of meetings and coordinate the use of English/French translation and interpretation services, as and when required;
  • Schedule meetings and conferences; organize appointments, video teleconferences and town hall styled meetings;
  • Produce and disseminate correspondence memos, circulars/broadcasts, letters, faxes and emails;
  • Draft reports, prepare presentations and/or talking points for the RSAO as and when required, analyse mission and sector operational information and data received and assist the regular distribution of information;
  • Keeping the RSAO informed of matters requiring his attention;
  • Manage the contact database for the office and update records regularly;
  • Develop appropriate filing systems for the office and maintain the records regularly;
  • Arrange travel, movement of personnel processes, keep attendance and schedule leave of staff members. Manage sick and emergency leave requests for staff members;
  • Perform any other office administration tasks and related activity, as deemed appropriate by the Regional Senior Administrative Officer.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Business or Public Administration, Management, International Relations, Logistics or related fields.

36 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in delivering administrative, operational planning and/or logistics services; developing standard operating procedures, drafting reports, correspondence and providing client support. Good

inter-personal and presentation skills. Experience in UN field operations would be an asset but is not a requirement.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance

Working knowledge of French highly desirable.

Working computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment. Ability to generate ad hoc electronic documents, spreadsheets, and databases.

Yes

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

Application deadline: 08-12-2020

Networking and Partnership Development Officer 10 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen Georgia
UNWomen
Georgia
Sukhumi (GEO)
English,Russian
Immediate
until 14 September 2021 with possibility of extension
10 December 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 EVAW Programme Analyst and Head of Sub-Office the UN Volunteer Networking and Partnership Development Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in negotiating agreements and setting up implementation mechanisms partners and ensure that agreements are established in conformity with financial rules and the latest instructions.
  • Support the Head of UN Women Sub-Office in review the implementation and performance of project activities, including through appropriate physical monitoring to evaluate the projects by reviewing work plans, progress reports, budget, financial reports and expenditures; undertake field visits as required.
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze programme performance, trends and target interventions.
  • Develop and conduct training sessions for grassroots’ women on women’s rights and gender equality topics.
  • Use the existing tools to assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance in issuance of audit certificates for Implementing Partners.
  • Draft minutes from the meetings, the monitoring and other reports (as specified in the individual work plan) to ensure proper documentation of project activities along with an impact and solutions achieved.
  • Support establishment and maintenance of networking and cooperation among civil society organizations (CSOs) and volunteers working on GBV and related issues.
  • Support the Head of Sub-Office in coordinating UN Women/UNHCR initiatives with other UN Agencies located in Sukhumi;
  • Liaise and coordinate with UN Women Office staff as per her/his duties in the individual work plan;
  • Provide any other relevant support to the supervisor and/or the Head of Sub-Office, related to UN Women’s mandate and project aims, through performing other duties.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Social science, social work, gender studies, development studies or similar.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in implementing development programmes, analyses of inequalities.
  • Experience with project management in the area of Gender Equality is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English and Russian; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

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

Application deadline: 10 Demceber 2020