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Census Coordinator 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNFPA Timor Leste
Open

Census Coordinator

International Specialist
UNFPA
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English
Immediate
12 months
08 March 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 the UNFPA Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Census Coordinator will:

  • Advice the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) and UNFPA Representative on the planning, organizations and execution and management of the 2021 Population and Housing Census of Timor-Leste.
  • Ensure timely implementation of census implementation plan, quality control plan and other documents and make necessary amendments and revisions
  • Maintain effective coordination amongst Census technical team to ensure that national interests are effectively addressed in terms of delivering quality census outputs
  • Participate in and guide the development of the plans for data analysis and tabulation
  • Assist the GDS to process and analyze pre-test, trial census and census data and production of preliminary, final and analytical reports and on the dissemination of census final reports, analytical reports and thematic reports.
  • Develop mechanism for quality control and conduct field visits to monitor and validate quality of fieldwork of geographical preparations and enumerations.
  • Coordinate the planning, organization and execution and management of training activities for national counterparts as needed.
  • Contribute to the process of advocacy and resource mobilization for the 2021 Population and Housing Census and Demographic Health Survey.
  • Support GDS in the development of the Population and Housing Census and Post Enumeration Survey (PES) instruments and ensure efficient sampling for trial census and PES.
  • Support GDS to supervise the implementation of the pilot census activities and provide a report to guide the main census activities in timely manner.
  • Collaborate with data processing staff of GDS to prepare data capture and processing plans and in a timely implementation of data processing schedules.
  • Support the development of plans for data analysis and tabulation.
  • Coordinate and support the development and implementation of PES schedule of activities, analysis of the PES data and production of reports including documenting lessons learned and best practices.
  • Support the production and advise on dissemination of census final and analytical reports
  • Prepare quarterly progress report of the 2021 census activities and consolidate quarterly progress reports for submission to GDS, UNFPA and census technical team.
  • Support GDS to develop training plans and ensure timely training of staff involved in census activities field work, data processing (coding, data entry) and analysis.
  • In close collaboration with UNFPA related staff, identify technical assistance needed and/or support from development partners and other agencies.
  • Prepare Terms of Reference for consultants that will contribute to the various phases of the 2021 census.
  • Undertake other tasks relevant to the 2021 census that may be required.

Other:

  • Carry out any other additional tasks assigned by the UNFPA Assistant Representative and the UNFPA Representative.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in the statistic, social science and any related field of study.

24 Months
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
No

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Application deadline: 08 March 2021

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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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.

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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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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