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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Safeguard Specialist 09 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Myanmar
Open

Safeguard Specialist

National Specialist
UNDP
Myanmar
Yangoon (MMR)
Burmese,English
01 March 2021
12 months
09 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision Team Leader, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Unit the National UN Volunteer, will carry out the following tasks:

  • Support the Strategic Management Unit, and the Coordination and Safeguards Specialist in the application of the Social and Environmental Safeguards (SES) principles, and integration within and across the relevant thematic portfolios, such as biodiversity conservation, natural resources governance, climate change adaptation and promotion of rural renewable energy;
  • Support and/or provide analysis and research in priority thematic areas at the country level, including compilation and analysis of statistical data as required in support of country strategies and activities;
  • Facilitate dialogue on SES environmental and climate sustainability issues and their strategic integration across within and across thematic areas with government officials, development partners, civil society, and the private sector;
  • Support monitoring and reporting of progress related to SDGs and other national development Frameworks;
  • Participate actively in SIDA-UNDP Strategic Collaboration Framework on Environment and Climate Change, including through attending meetings (in-person and/or virtual), sharing relevant experiences, and conducting peer reviews;
  • Substantively contribute as possible to UNDP regional knowledge products and development of programming offers in regional priority areas (e.g., natural resources governance, biodiversity, climate action, energy); and
  • Enhance UNDP’s understanding and design of new approaches to environmental sustainability, sustainable climate and sustainable use of natural resources across the region by acting as a CO focal point where possible.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in social science, disaster management, environmental conservation, policy advocacy, natural resource management, or a related field

36 Months
  • Familiarity and good understanding social and environmental safeguards, and at least 3 years of relevant work experience in Myanmar
  • Experience in working with senior government officials
  • Experience in teaching/training environment related courses and facilitation of consultations, workshops and trainings which include government staff, and local communities
  • Working experience in environmental safeguards in Myanmar will be an advantage
  • Experience working with government agencies, INGOs, UN agencies and civil society
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and Myanmar language
  • Must be a Myanmar national
  • Burmese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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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.

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

Application deadline: 09 March 2021

Communications Assistant 10 March 2021 Nat. Youth WFP Cambodia
WFP
Cambodia
Phnom-Penh (KHM)
Khmer,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
10 March 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 communications and reporting officer, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

Multi-media content production and management

  • Produce and archive digital communication materials including poster, leaflet, and brochure or other visual materials (photos, video and footages) related to event/activity.

  • Support the development of human-interest stories for WFP’s online presence and assist in updating the WFP Cambodia website.
  • Work closely with editors/writers/designer and relevant colleagues on communication-related product design and/or media-, social-media and web-based content development
  • Assist in managing WFP’s social media platforms, monitor their daily engagement and report on their monthly traffic including reach and engagement

Media Relation

  • Maintain and update media directory (national, and key regional and international)

  • Assist in building and maintaining relations with media, journalists, editors, reporters, etc.

Visibility Support

  • Contribute to the implementation and achievement of donors' visibility plan

  • Support media engagement activities in events and donor visits, press conferences, briefings, and media interviews with senior management
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams on relevant media pitching and placement

Others

  • Provide translation of press releases, op-eds and external communication products from Khmer into English and vice versa when necessary
  • Carry out other tasks as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Hold a university degree in any one of these fields: communications, media, journalism, digital marketing, communications for development, or related fields.

  • Demonstrated interest/experience in media management, digital and social media initiatives and campaigns, community work and other development related fields

  • Exhibited ability to precisely present ideas and concepts in both oral and written manner

  • Exhibited proficiency in developing and managing relations with media
  • Knowledgeable of Adobe package and able to handle a professional camera for photos and footages

  • Motivated to contribute towards development and to serve with others

  • Willing to contribute and work as part of a team, and

  • Flexible and open to learning new things.
  • Khmer(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

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

Eligible candidates must be between 18 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.

* 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.
This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only nationals of Cambodia and legal residents with
refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 10 March 2021