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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Program Analyst 28 September 2020 Nat. Expert UNDP Comoros
UNDP
Comoros
Moroni (COM)
French,English
Immediate
24 months with possibility of extension
28 September 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Support to the coordination and operational management of the CO programme
  • Contribution to the creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and management
  • Support UNDP’s contribution to sectoral coordination.

Under the direct supervision of the ARR/P, ensures effective support to operational management of the CO program by achieving the following results:

  • Supporting the effective application of RBM tools, follow up of program management targets and monitoring achievement of program results.
  • Support the design and formulation of CO projects, translating UNDP’s priorities into local interventions.
  • Contribution to the identification and implementation of strategies to improve the performance of nationally implemented projects and documentation of results and value for money of these.
  • Accuracy verification of Combined Delivery Reports and follow-up on their signing by National Counterparts.
  • Support periodic monitoring of dashboards and exceptions, identification of the remedial actions in coordination with the supervisor.
  • Participation in audit processes as a management tool and follow up on audit recommendations. All exceptions are timely reported.
  • Aggregate reports are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes. Preparation of donor reports.

Guides procurement processes for NEX/NIM projects focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Timely and duly preparation of procurement plans for projects and monitoring of their implementation.

Support the management of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy in cooperation with the Deputy Resident Representative and the Assistant Resident Representative/Programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Contribution to dialogue with key national partners on strategies to enhance results achievement under nationally implemented projects.
  • Help the identification of potential partnerships to enhance the quality and efficiency of programme delivery.
  • Contribution to the development of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society in the management area based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities.
  • Contribution to the advancement of harmonization of UN implementation modalities in the context of DaO

Provides support to CO programme management focusing on the achievement of the following results:

  • Follow up on Programme Portfolio Pipeline and Project Tree in Atlas. monitoring of IWPs status.
  • Provision of the information/reports on the situation in programme, identification of operational and financial problems, proposal of solutions.
  • Accuracy verification of Combined Delivery Reports and follow-up on their signing by National Counterparts.
  • Regular monitoring of the CO delivery
  • Support the preparation of reports including donor reports
  • Periodic monitoring of dashboards and exceptions, identification of the remedial actions in coordination with the supervisor.
  • with the daily operations of projects, including project management in Atlas e.g. budget revisions, review of FACE reports and memorandum of payment, approving e-requisitions, , and also support the bidding and contracting processes under NIM when UNDP is a responsible party, e.g. review/advise on term of reference, technical specifications and bid documents, offers/proposals evaluation
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s Degree or equivalent in, Economics, Environment and Climate Change.

96 Months

8 years of relevant experience, experience within UN system agencies is desirable.

Good communication skills.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Functional Competencies:

Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda

Level 1.2: Preparing information for advocacy

  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for a variety of audiences for advocating UNDP’s mandate

Results-Based Programme Development and Management

Level 1.2: Contributes into results through primary research and analysis

  • Assesses project performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into project work
  • Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points of integration
  • Monitors specific stages of projects/programme implementation
  • Analyzes country situation to identify opportunities for project development
  • Participates in the formulation of project proposals and ensures substantive rigor in the design and application of proven successful approaches and drafts proposals accordingly

Building Strategic Partnerships

Level 1.2: Maintaining a network of contacts

  • Maintains an established network of contacts for general information sharing and to remain up-to-date on partnership related issues
  • Analyzes and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders

Innovation and Marketing New Approaches

Level 1.2: Enhancing processes or products

  • Generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
  • Documents and analyses innovative strategies/best practices/new approaches

Resource Mobilization (Field Duty Stations)

Level 1.2: Providing inputs to resource mobilization strategies

  • Analyzes information/databases on potential and actual donors
  • Develops a database of project profiles. Identifies opportunities for project proposals for presentation to donors

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing

Level 1.2: Basic research and analysis

  • Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
  • Documents and analyses innovative strategies and new approaches

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

Level 1.2: Fundamental knowledge of own discipline

  • Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position
  • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
  • Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
  • Demonstrates in-depth understanding and knowledge of the current guidelines and project management tools and utilizes these regularly in work assignments

Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP’s Goals

Level 1.2: Preparing information for global advocacy

  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for advocacy for UNDP’s goals for a variety of audiences
  • Identifies and takes advantage of opportunities for advocating for UNDP’s mandate

Client Orientation

Level 1.2: Establishing effective client relationships

  • Researches potential solutions to internal and external client needs and reports back in a timely, succinct and appropriate fashion
  • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
  • Anticipates client needs and addresses them promptly
No

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

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Date limite pour postuler : 28-09-2020

Assistant de programme (animation et développement local) 03 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Djibouti
UNDP
Djibouti
Djibouti (DJI)
French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
03 October 2020

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

Sous la coordination technique du Directeur de la Décentralisation et d'autres fonctionnaires du Secrétariat d'État à la Décentralisation (SED), le Volontaire National des Nations Unies sera en charge des tâches suivantes directement liées à la mise en œuvre de la politique de décentralisation et l'approche de développement local.

Assurer le rôle crucial de « courroie de transmission » entre le SED, les autorités régionales et les populations pour toutes les questions de développement et pour les mesures d'urgence liées aux crises sanitaires (COVID, -19 et autres maladies) et celles dues aux aléas du changement climatique (inondations, sécheresse, invasion acridienne ...).

  • Participation à l'élaboration des plans de développement régional et à la planification et à la mise en œuvre de toutes les actions de développement régional et communautaire.
  • Participer à l'effort de renforcement des capacités de la région dans la planification, la programmation, la budgétisation, la mise en œuvre et le suivi de leurs plans de développement local.
  • Contribuer au fonctionnement des organisations locales susceptibles d'impulser et d'animer le processus de développement local, en particulier le Comité de Coordination du Développement Régional (CCDR).
  • Au niveau régional, coordonner et faciliter l'intervention des différents projets SED, notamment dans les domaines de la décentralisation et de la réponse au CODIV-19.
  • Sensibiliser et accompagner de manière particulière les acteurs institutionnels locaux sur la politique de décentralisation et de réponse au CODIV-19
  • Sensibiliser aux changements de comportement et d'aptitude de la population vis-à-vis des mesures de confinement et de barrière visant à réduire l'impact du CODIV-19.
  • Participer aux formations dispensées dans le cadre des projets SED et destinées aux pools de formateurs et au réseau d'expertise local (ONG, prestataires de services).
  • Contribuer à la collecte des informations nécessaires au reporting périodique du SED
  • Suivre les activités initiées par le SED dans le cadre des projets en cours dans la région.
  • Cartographie et suivi de la mise en œuvre de la contribution des partenaires aux initiatives de développement régional et facilitant leur intégration
  • Participer aux actions de communication tout en assurant la visibilité des travaux du SED et de ses partenaires.
  • Effectuer toutes autres tâches utiles pour le bon déroulement des activités d'appui au processus de décentralisation.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
24 Months
  • 2 années'expérience de préférence dans la gestion de projets de terrain;
  • Maîtrise parlé et écrit français est requis;
  • Connaissance pratique de langues locales dans les lieux d’affectation pour communiquer avec les communautés.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 03-October-2020.

Communications Assistant 04 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
04 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Public Information Officer for the Nairobi Convention, the UNV will assist in the following tasks:

  • Support the update and launch of the Nairobi convention website; include writing articles and website articles and other content for SAPPHIRE/WIOSAP
  • Lead team in compiling weekly News Round-up for regional and international readership;
  • Maintain the Nairobi Convention experts’ database and support communication with the Government focal points and Institution partners;
  • Assist with Newsletters for the Nairobi Convention Projects, presentations, briefing notes and other informational materials;
  • Provide technical, administrative and logistical support to carry out social media campaigns. This includes recommending strategy and procedures to ensure effective implementation, online community engagement and participation, and optimum outreach and impact;
  • Liaise with different offices to ensure smooth delivery of communications strategy, i.e. Communications, Publishing, etc.
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs supporting the Nairobi Convention WIOSAP and SAPPHIRE projects, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Prepare reports for internal and external requests; and procedural monthly and quarterly reporting;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of Communications strategy. Document best practices, stories and lessons learnt and disseminate them;
  • Ensure documentation and reporting compliance with internal policies and external requirements;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in communications, international relations, political science, English, or a related field.
24 Months
  • Professional experience: at least two years of experience in a communications role, preferably at an international organization, governmental institution, or non-governmental organization.
  • High level of spoken and written English fluency required. Knowledge of French would be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience

communication

No

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

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Application deadline:04-10-2020

Communication for Development (C4D) Officer 06 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Ethiopia
UNICEF
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Gambela, Assosa, Awassa, Jijiga, Semera, Bahir Dar, Mekele (ETH)
English
Immediate
12 months
06 October 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 Chief of Field Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV C4D Officer will:

  1. Support to strategy design and development of C4D activities

  • Research and/or participate in conducting comprehensive C4D situation analysis of social, cultural, economic, communication and political issues in the region. Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information and data to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-based information for developing and planning C4D strategy and interventions in the region.
  • Collect, draft and/or organize materials and related documentations for C4D strategies and plans to ensure optimum impact, scale and sustainability of achievements/results.
  • Assess the impact of C4D activities on the CO and UNICEF goals to achieve measurable behavioral and social change resulting in the improvement of children’s rights and wellbeing. Submit qualitative report/synthesis of results for development planning and improvement.
  • Support to contextualize the development, pretesting, translation and repackaging of existing as well as new Behavior Change and Communication (BCC) materials in consultation with relevant Regional Bureaus, Programme Officers, the C4D unit, and other relevant stakeholders
  • In collaboration with UNICEF Programme staff and relevant government sector staff, participates in the development of evidence-based sectoral strategies and workplans (both development and emergency-related) to ensure the design and incorporation of specific Communication for Development components with objectives and activities aimed at different levels:
    • behavior development/change individual/household/facility levels;
    • community participation, social change and collective action at community level; and
    • social mobilization of community-based organizations and advocacy for decision makers;

  1. Support to the implementation of C4D activities

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to provide operational and technical support to the design of C4D strategies, and research, develop, test, produce and use quality C4D materials and/or organize events and activities to ensure maximum outreach and impact on behavioral and social change of target audience.
  • Assess and recommend potential contacts, networks, resources and tools to support the maximum impact and outreach of C4D initiatives.
  • Follow up on the production of C4D materials to ensure technical quality, consistency and relevancy of communications materials that are developed, produced and disseminated to target audience (e.g. individuals, communities, government officials, partners, media etc).
  1. Advocacy, networking and partnership building

  • Build and maintain partnerships through networking and proactive collaboration with national and international civil society organizations, community groups, leaders and other critical partners in the community and civil society to reinforce cooperation through engagement, empowerment and self-determination and to pursue opportunities for greater advocacy to promote UNICEF’s mission and goals for child rights, social equity and inclusiveness.
  • Collaborate with internal global/regional communication partners to harmonize, link and/or coordinate messaging to enhance C4D outreach and contribution to programmatic outcomes.
  • Provide technical support to UNICEF, regional sector bureaus and partners including contributing to the adapting of or sharing relevant standards, protocols, guidelines and training materials for C4D
  1. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Institutionalize/share best practices and knowledge learned/products with national/local partners and stakeholders to build capacity of practitioners/users, and disseminate lessons learned to key audiences including donors and partners.
  • Support the organization, administration and implementation of capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders/partners across programme sectors in C4D planning, implementation and evaluation in support of programmes/projects. Develop training materials for training activities and revise them periodically for improvements and updates.
  • Provide technical and coordination support to C4D trainings at regional, Zonal, and Woreda levels for Government counterparts, partner organizations, and their volunteer networks.
  • Build the capacity of a social mobilization multi-sectoral regional platform (Health, Education, Religious groups, CSOs, medias, etc.) in terms of coordination, planning, monitoring of C4D interventions including use of emergency communication materials for creating a strategic network of social mobilization trainers

5. Monitoring and Reporting

  • Undertake regular field monitoring and report based on agreed C4D indicators
  • Contribute to the regular monitoring of C4D actors’ capacity according to the needs raised during rapid assessments / KAP surveys
  • Compile regional C4D reports, emergency and development, from the field and update progress on key results
  • Ensure multi-media materials are distributed to the intended target groups and monitor and address gaps
  • Participates in regional and Zonal coordination mechanisms and follow up on C4D tasks
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree in the social/behavioural sciences, (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Communication, Public Relations and Health Promotion and Education)

24 Months
  • A minimum of two years with at least one-year experience in planning and implementing C4D/SBCC programmes with emphasis on communication planning for behavior development, social mobilization, participatory communication and research training and impact evaluation of communication interventions;
  • Experience with either the UN, IO, and/or NGO, especially in emergency contexts is an added advantage;
  • Previous experience in working/living in communities is an added advantage;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; 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.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
  • Experaince in Behavior Change communication planning is a requirment (Mandatory)
  • Experaince in multi-channel communication design is an asset
  • Experaince in evidence generation for Social and Behavior Change Communication is an asset
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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apply.

Application deadline: 06 October 2020

Communications Assistant 07 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Ukraine
UNHCR
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
English,Ukrainian
30 November 2020
6 months
07 October 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 the Associate Communication/PI Officer, UNHCR Ukraine, the UNV Communications Assistant will:

  1. Search for new digital communication instruments to use while carrying out UNHCR Ukraine special events and campaigns, including but not limited to the #IBelong campaign, observance of the 25th Anniversary of the UNHCR Ukraine, #UN75, 16 Days of Activism; World Refugee Day. In the view of COVID-19 pandemics, search for news digital ways to communicate and organize events;
  2. Provide support in updating of the mass media database; liaise with mass media in order to produce media materials; conduct research on new media;
  3. Provide support to UNHCR communications team with drafting information materials and knowledge products for public outreach; ensure proper storage and issuance of the information products and promo materials;
  4. Work with vendors to ensure high quality of produced publications, visibility materials and other branded products;
  5. Assist in UNHCR Ukraine digital activities, production of social media and multimedia products (design, adaptation, video/audio products development, social media analytics and promotion tools).
Bachelor degree or equivalent

BA/BSc degree (or equivalent) in communications, journalism, public relations, social sciences, international relations, or a related field;

24 Months
  • 2 years of relevant experience in communications support;
  • User level of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator (Adobe Premier (or equivalent) would be an asset)
  • Experience in working with mass media and writing materials for mass media are important. Event management, online outreach and multimedia would be an asset.
  • Experience in usage of computers, including databases and office software packages;
  • Understanding of the situation of refugees, IDPs and stateless people in Ukraine.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Ukrainian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 07-10-2020