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UN Coordination Assistant 25 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNRCO Tunisia
UNRCO
Tunisia
Tunis (TUN)
English,French,Arabic
Immediate
until 30 April 2022
25 April 2021

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 RC or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer coordinator will:

  • Support the work of the UN result Groups and development of the joint annual workplan including establishment of the performance indicators.
  • Contribute to successful coordination of stakeholders and networks through support to meetings, events, and communications (managing invitations, preparing agenda points, taking notes and minutes, and following up as needed).
  • Work closely with the team members of the RCO to ensure coordinated support to the RC.
  • Any other task requested by the RC.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
24 Months
  • 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.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, 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 Tunisisa and legal residents in Tunisisa with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 25-04-2021

Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ?

Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler.

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Tunisie et les résidents légaux de Tunisie ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.

Date limite pour postuler : 25-04-2021

Associate Protection Cluster Coordination Officer 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Cameroon
UNHCR
Cameroon
Maroua (CMR)
English,French
Immediate
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.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNHCR Head of Sub-Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), and under the functional supervision of the Sr. Cluster Coordination Officer, the UN Volunteer Associate Cluster Coordination Officer will:

  • Serve as dedicated coordinator for the Protection Sector in the Far North Region with a particular emphasis on information management and communication among sector members and other relevant partners, as well as training and capacity –building for members and partners;
  • Elaborate essential documents for the sector, as well as preparatory documents, draft agenda and convene Protection sector meetings, and draft meeting minutes.
  • Organize regular meetings and interaction with sector members for planning and monitoring of activities in coordination with Sr. Cluster Coordination Officer;
  • Represent the protection sector at the inter-sector level including for reporting and sharing of information as well as mainstreaming of protection standards and inter-sector assessments
  • Ensure liaison with thematic working groups (Area of Responsibility - AoR) under the protection sector (SGBV, Child Protection, House Land and Property Issues);
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • For 40% of his/her time, the incumbent assists the Sr. Cluster Coordination Officer in the communication, collection of information and analysis of protection data at the national level; assist in the research of data and analysis, organize advocacy for a with relevant target groups as deemed appropriate;
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Support the Sr. Cluster Coordination Officer for the follow-up of all matters linked to resource mobilization, including the Humanitarian Response Plan;
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree; University degree in Law, International Law, Political Science, or related field

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Experience in information management and communication in Humanitarian and Protection affairs, in particular in the framework of Protection Clusters. Experience with relevant information management tools and software is desirable;
  • Field experience in particular of working with persons of concern desirable;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts and partners;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to design, organize, deliver and evaluate training/capacity building activities;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, as well as of relevant UNHCR and inter-agency policies and guidelines on Protection;

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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?

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: 27-04-2021

Coordinator and Strategic Planner 29 April 2021 Int. Expert UNRCO Tunisia
UNRCO
Tunisia
Tunis (TUN)
English,French,Arabic
Immediate
until 30 April 2022
29 April 2021

Minimum age: 35 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 the RC or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Strategic planner will:

  • Provide UN agencies with high technical support to coordinate the result groups responsible for planification, implementation and monitoring of UNSDCF.
  • Support UN Agencies in planning, designing, monitoring and reporting on regular strategies and programmes.
  • Oversee and conduct quality assurance review and monitoring and reporting on joint UN proposals.
  • Prepare brief policies, reports and follow up on recommendations/decisions made during UNCT meetings and/or with officials.
  • Support RCO to promote synergies between the fields of development and peace according to the needs of the national context.
  • Contribute to successful coordination of stakeholders and networks through support to meetings, events, and communications (managing invitations, preparing agenda points, taking notes and minutes, and following up as needed).
  • Work closely with the team members of the RCO to ensure coordinated support to the RC.
  • Any other task requested by the RC.
Master degree or equivalent
  • An advanced university degree (i.e. Master's degree or equivalent) in management, economics, social sciences, development studies, international relations or any other closely related field; a first-level university degree (i.e. Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in one of the afore-mentioned academic disciplines in combination with qualifying relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree;
180 Months
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in strategic planning, development policies, program management, crisis management, or other relevant programmes; experience with UN is an asset;
  • 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.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please 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?
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: 29 April 2021