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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Junior Officer, in the Tobacco Free Initiative 28 February 2021 Int. Youth WHO Egypt
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
01 March 2021
10 months with possibility of extension
28 February 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Advisor, Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI), the International
UN Youth Volunteer - Junior officer Tobacco Free Initiative will:
- Complete, in full coordination with TFI team and in collaboration with the country focal points
in both the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance, the country sheet of GTCR, through
regular follow up with countries and collection of all supporting documents;
- Validate the information collected with HQ and EMRO team;
- Make sure that the sign-off process is completed with the relevant national authorities; follow
up with WRs and focal points on the completion of the process;
- Provide regional material as follows: country factsheet - country presentation for each country
in coordination with TFI EMRO;
- Contribute to the implementation of the TFI workplan;
- Provide technical support to countries for implementing their plans;
- Support Member States in the finalization of national action plans and national targets in the
area of ‘NCD’ Best Buys;
- Provide support to countries to adopt and implement the highest measures in the MPOWER
policy;
- Develop technical material to support EMR countries as required by the Unit;
- Provide technical assistance for national and regional initiatives on strengthening the
MPOWER and NCD Best Buys at country level;
- Support other activities related to technical side of the programme; and
- Support other activities related to the project’s management as requested.
- Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

- Bachelor's degree in social studies.

- Highly recommended for this assignment University of Cambridge.

12 Months

- Required Experience: 1 up to 2 years of experience.

- Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
- Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
- Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
- Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
- Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
- Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer
work, internship) would be highly regarded;
- Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health

- Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 1 years) in tobacco control.

- Requirements for Area of Expertise: Public health - Tobacco control.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision

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your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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Application deadline: 28 Feb 2021

Interpreter 03 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Rwanda
Open

Interpreter

National Specialist
UNHCR
Rwanda
Nyamata (RWA)
English,Sudanese,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
03 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Protection Officer or his/herdesignate (please complete with the function of the supervisor) the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • The Interpreter will be assigned to work with one of the ETM/Protection Units, namely either Child Protection/BID, RSD, Resettlement, or Field (Protection)/Community Services. The interpreter will report to the Head of the pertinent Unit;
  • The Interpreter will provide operational support to registration, protection, refugee status determination (RSD),), child protection, resettlement (RST)and field staff of UNHCR and to the staff of partner organizations through language support services for evacuees from Libya;
  • Under supervision of the Protection Officer or his/her designate; the Interpreter is expected to provide interpretation and translation in the following languages:
  1. Sudanese Arabic to English and vice versa
  2. Fur to English and vice versa
  3. Zaghawa to English and vice versa

  • The interpreter may be asked to translate written documents or statements as necessary;
  • Assist in the translation of all office documents including general correspondence, manuals ass required;
  • The interpreter is required to read, understand and comply with UNHCR’s Code of Conduct and realizes that he/she shall be expected to work in the spirit of the principles set forth therein;
  • The interpreter is required to read and understand the Undertaking of Confidentiality and Impartiality and understands that he shall be expected to respect the principle of confidentiality and remain impartial in his/her work;
  • The interpreter is required to read and understand and agree to abide by the standards of conduct set forth in the Secretary- General’s Bulletin, ST/SGB/2003/13 of 9 October 2003, concerning “Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse”;
  • The Interpreter must observe total confidentiality regarding information obtained in the performance of his/her duties.

In doing so, s/he will:

  • be expected to be equipped with relevant knowledge and skills on the UNHCR’s protection mandate;
  • be expected to recognize, understand and – in a split second - have a word in another language for any one of a myriad of issues. The range of interpretation subjects is broad, including politics, legal affairs, economic and social issues, human rights, finance and administration;
  • A wide-ranging knowledge of world affairs, subjects (including technical terms) and United Nations processes is essential for all interpreters.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Humanities,Social Sciences,Arts,Intepretation,Letters and Arts.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of work experience as translator/interpreter
  • Practical experience in translation/interpretation using technical terminology.
  • Written and spoken skills required in English
  • Strong skills in the use of computers for word processing, spreadsheets and common business Internet usage
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Sudanese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

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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?
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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 3rd March 2021