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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist 16 April 2021 Int. Specialist FAO Thailand
FAO
Thailand
Bangkok (THA)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
16 April 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 direct supervision of the Regional M&E and Reporting Coordinator and overall Supervision of the ECTAD Regional Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Monitoring and Evaluations Specialist will:

  • Support the development and fine-tuning of the regional M&E strategy for the ECTAD Asia portfolio;
  • Assist the Regional M&E and Reporting Coordinator in making sure appropriate data collection tools and mechanisms are set-up to ensure regular updates in line with reporting requirements of each project;
  • Contribute to strengthen the M&E programmatic approach and processes for the ongoing projects under the ECTAD programme in Asia and in coordination with the ECTAD Regional M&E and Reporting Coordinator in supporting the collection, compilation, and analysis on project studies (both quantitative and qualitative) for assessing project successes and achievements;
  • Assist in developing logical frameworks for project proposals and newly developed projects under the ECTAD Asia portfolio;
  • Assist the regional M&E team in compiling routine data at regional level reported from regional and country teams in accordance with the projects’ logical frameworks and M&E plans;
  • Assist in reviewing M&E data from country teams focusing on data consistency, integrity, and accuracy;
  • Assist in maintaining and updating a database of up-to-date disaggregated indicators and data sources to serve as reference for analysis and reporting on the progress, outcomes and impacts from ECTAD programme in Asia;
  • Assist the Regional M&E and Reporting Coordinator for ensuring the timely reporting for projects under the ECTAD regional portfolio and support the reporting on the project indicators to the donors;
  • Assist the Regional M&E and Reporting Coordinator in conducting basic statistical analyses for studies related to the program’s learning agenda as well as other research projects at regional and country level;
  • Assist the regional M&E team in coordinating with M&E focal points at ECTAD country offices in the annual revisions of logical frameworks
  • Support reviewing and completing project progress and final reports and other technical reports related to the ECTAD regional portfolio;
  • Provide assistance in preparing meeting and workshop reports;
  • Assist the regional M&E team to provide general backstopping and support for the field country programs. This includes but not limited to country offices in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, and Viet Nam
  • Provide support in any other related task as needed;
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in a relevant area, e.g. Economics, Political Science, International Relations, Social Science or other related fields. Advanced university degree would be a plus.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level monitoring and evaluation, or reviewing, collecting, compiling, and analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data. Experience in developing surveys and conducting research evaluations and assessments would be a plus.
  • Excellent working knowledge in English. Native or near native level in reading, writing, and speaking would be preferable.
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Application deadline: 16 April 2021

VNU Especialista en Protección Infantil en Emergencias (CPiE) 18 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mexico
UNICEF
Mexico
Tapachula, Monterrey (MEX)
Spanish,English
Immediate
9 months with possibility of extension
18 April 2021

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

** Los lugares de asignación para estas posiciones son los siguientes: 1 voluntario/a basado/a en Tijuana, Baja California y 1 voluntario/a basado/a en Tapachula, Chiapas**

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de la Jefa del Área de Protección Infantil o su representante(s) designado(s), el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Monitorear la situación de los niños, niñas y adolescentes (NNA) bajo el programa de Protocolo de Protección a Migrantes (MPP), así como de otros niños, niñas y adolescentes migrantes, particularmente los no acompañados, en Tijuana o Tapachula y sus áreas circundantes, según sea necesario.
  2. Colaborar en y orientar la respuesta de UNICEF en cuanto a población bajo el programa de MPP y personas en situación de migración en general en Tijuana o Tapachula.
  3. Brindar orientación al equipo de protección de UNICEF en Tijuana o Tapachula para el despliegue efectivo de la respuesta en contexto de emergencia humanitaria, asegurando la coherencia de las intervenciones, así como la supervisión y el monitoreo.
  4. En coordinación con la Jefa de Protección y la Representante Adjunta, definir la estrategia de apoyo a mediano plazo, que se enfoque en el fortalecimiento de capacidades, la implementación de la Ruta de Protección para NNA en situación de Migración, y la implementación del Modelo de Cuidados Alternativos.
  5. Propiciar y mantener una coordinación estrecha con autoridades, miembros de la sociedad civil, con otras agencias ONU (OIM y ACNUR), identificando necesidades, adaptando la respuesta de forma estratégica y asegurando una buena colaboración.
  6. Asistir a reuniones interinstitucionales con socios gubernamentales, organizaciones internacionales y organizaciones de la sociedad civil sobre la situación de NNA bajo el programa MPP y NNA migrantes.
  7. Fortalecer la coordinación de UNICEF con las autoridades de protección, así como con los proveedores de servicios de atención en México, en caso de que niñas, niños y adolescentes lo requieran.
  8. Apoyar el componente de fortalecimiento de albergues y soluciones de cuidado en el municipio y/o estado, impulsando alianzas, e identificando necesidades de acompañamiento.
  9. Ayudar a la planificación, coordinación, ejecución, seguimiento y evaluación de las actividades relacionadas con NNA migrantes en Tijuana o Tapachula.
  10. Apoyar en el seguimiento de las actividades de los socios de UNICEF en materia de migración y apoyo psicosocial a NNA migrantes, en caso de ser necesario.
  11. Participar en actividades de formación organizados para los actores pertinentes y proporcionar apoyo logístico y sustantivo según se solicite.
  12. Preparar informes o reportes sobre la situación de la respuesta de UNICEF en terreno.
  13. Mantener una comunicación regular con el equipo de Protección para asegurar una orientación estratégica.
  14. Cada semana participar en una reunión virtual con el equipo de emergencias de UNICEF para proporcionar una actualización de la situación en terreno y obtener orientación.
  15. Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por la supervisora o su representante designado.

Condiciones de servicio para Voluntarios de Naciones Unidas nacionales :

El beneficio principal de prestar servicio como Voluntario/a ONU es la satisfacción personal que brinda la asignación de voluntariado, puesto que implica repercutir de manera positiva en favor de la paz y el desarrollo. Sin embargo, el programa Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas (VNU) ofrece apoyo durante su asignación de varias maneras. El programa VNU cubrirá:

  • Contrato de nueve meses o con fecha estimada de término al 31 de diciembre 2021, con posibilidad de extensión dependiente de la continuación del mandato, la disponibilidad de financiamiento, la necesidad operacional y el desempeño satisfactorio. No se garantiza la extensión de la asignación.
  • El viaje de traslado al lugar de la asignación y subsidio de instalación y repatriación (si es aplicable) serán provistos por UNICEF en el caso de que el destino de trabajo no se encuentre a una distancia razonable del local de residencia del/la voluntario/a.
  • Un subsidio VLA (Volunteer Living Allowance) de MXN 24,597.83 que será proporcionado mensualmente para cubrir los costos de alojamiento, vivienda y gastos normales de subsistencia.
  • Se incluye también seguros de vida, salud e invalidez permanente, así como un subsidio de reinstalación después de un servicio satisfactorio. El/la voluntario/a tendrá derecho a vacaciones anuales y baja médica (si aplica) y cursos de aprendizaje virtuales.
  • Se requiere disponibilidad a tiempo completo.
Master degree or equivalent

Título universitario avanzado (Maestría o equivalente) en derecho, estudios migratorios, derechos humanos, psicología, trabajo social o áreas afines. Un título universitario de primer nivel o equivalente en combinación con una experiencia profesional relevante de por lo menos siete años puede ser aceptado en lugar de un título universitario superior.

60 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Al menos 5 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional e/o internacional en protección infantil y migración o en otros programas relevantes para la presente convocatoria.
  • Se valorará como positiva la experiencia profesional en contextos de emergencia humanitaria.
  • Se valorará como positiva la experiencia de trabajo en la ONU o en otras organizaciones internacionales de desarrollo.
  • Motivación para contribuir a la paz y el desarrollo y para servir al prójimo.
  • Experiencia en desarrollo y coordinación de proyectos, así como en el monitoreo de indicadores y contrapartes.
  • Excelentes habilidades orales y escritas; excelentes habilidades de formulación de propuestas, proyectos, reportes.
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo.
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Motivación por iniciativa propia, capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
  • Afinidad o interés en la protección de derechos humanos, el voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.

Favor de indicar preferencia de ciudad de ubicación (Tijuana, Tapachula o ambas) en la declaración de motivación.

b) Idiomas

Fluidez en español oral y escrito es requerido.

Fluidez en inglés es requerido para el/la Voluntario/a ONU de Tijuana, Baja California.

Fluidez en inglés es deseable para e/la Voluntario/a ONU de Tapachula, Chiapas

No

Commitment and Motivation, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 18-Abr-2021 a las 23:59hrs, horario de Alemania

Communication and Visibility Coordinator 19 April 2021 Nat. Youth UNODC Lebanon
UNODC
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English,French
01 May 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
19 April 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.

Under the direct supervision of UNODC Lebanon Head of Office, and the overall guidance of the Regional Representative at the UNODC Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa (ROMENA), and ROMENA’s Communications and Visibility Officer, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks in order to support the Office in raising the profile of its activities and results in the region: the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Assist with the implementation of communication and visibility strategy.
  • Coordinate internal communications to plan and organize events and international days.
  • Draft webstories, press releases and articles for the quarterly newsletter in Arabic and English, with chances for French, to be published on ROMENA’s website and platforms.
  • Create social media content reflecting the office’s activities to be published through ROMENA’s social media platforms in Arabic and English, with chances for French.
  • Monitor media coverage of Lebanon activities.
  • Develop strategies and activities to raise the profile of Lebanon office and its donors on social media and to tailor its messages to target groups.
  • Ensure donor visibility in all activities and events and assist in developing necessary material to do so.
  • Support the organization of various activities, including fund-raising campaigns, high-level meetings, awareness-raising campaigns on crime prevention and criminal justice in Lebanon;
  • Monitor local press, and research events and publications relevant to UNODC activities in order to draft and circulate news releases and press clippings.
  • Assist in translating and editing documents.
  • Undertake other relevant UNODC communication-related duties, as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in Communication, media, journalism, or international relations

12 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in (in the fields of communication, public relations, media relations/interactions, social media communication, or related fields is required. Experience in providing translation, graphic design support, video editing services, website updating, and in organizing events is an advantage);
  • 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).
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other communications related experience
No

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

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

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a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Communication and Visibility Coordinator (LBNR000422), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Communications Officer 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Lao People's Democratic Rep
Open

Communications Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
English,Laotian
01 May 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
27 April 2021

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

Under the supervision of the Chief of Communication, the international UN Volunteer will undertake the following functions:

  • Assist in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the advocacy and communication strategy to promote respect for children’s and women’s rights, and support UNICEF's mission in the country with a focus on education.
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Partnership to Strengthen the Education System - a partnership between UNICEF and the EU - by providing key communications support to the UNICEF education team. This includes communications activity planning, development of human-interest stories, blog posts and social media content to promote PSES in Lao PDR and internationally and to the promotion of shared EU-UNICEF education messaging. In addition, this role involves support to Partnership to Strengthen the Education System (PSES) donor reporting including the collation of annual communications achievements as part of reporting to the EU.
  • Help raise awareness about challenges facing the education sector in Lao PDR and come up with innovative communication approaches.
  • Assist in producing campaigns and graphic design content for social media, such as fact graphs, info graphs, and other documents that require simple design such as brochures for donor communication and advocacy purposes with a focus on education.
  • Help disseminate studies, research and data on the successes and challenges facing the education sector in Lao PDR to different audiences.
  • Assist Communication and Education sections in events, launches, campaigns, and other key communication activities.
  • Lead in moderating social media platforms, engage with UNICEF's social media audience, and respond to online queries.
  • Conduct social media analysis for UNICEF Lao PDR platforms, measure audience engagement and contribute to building UNICEF’s social media fan base through assessment of key audiences, content planning, content management, search engine optimization, analytics and assessment of effectiveness of platforms and content.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Type of degree: Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Social Sciences, or similar
24 Months

2 years of professional experience relevant to communication, print and broadcast media or interactive digital media, at either the national or international level

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other communications related experience

Area of expertise requirement:

  • Communication, experience with development and implementation of communication strategies;
  • Proficiency in using computer applications (Microsoft Office Suite, email/internet, other IT applications;
  • Skills and technical competence in producing for various media formats: print, web, social media)
  • Skills in graphic design, video production and photography all an asset.
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 27th April 2021