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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Gender Specialist 23 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Lao People's Democratic Rep
Open

Gender Specialist

National Specialist
UNDP
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
English,Laotian
Immediate
12 months
23 May 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 Head of the Governance Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Gender Specialist will:

  • Provide technical advice on how to mainstream gender issues within existing and future projects, in particular in the area of human rights, rule of law, access to justice, citizen participation and youth engagement;
  • Provide support to the Country Office’s efforts to achieve the Gender Equality Seal in 2021-22;
  • Provide support to the Country Office’s oversight efforts and implementation of the joint UNDP and UNFPA project on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Women for Mainstreaming Gender into the National Development Agenda in the Lao PDR (EVAW Project), under the close guidance and consultation with the supervisor and in line with UNDP’s programming guidelines;
  • Provide coordination support to the Country Office’s implementation of the initiative on Community Outreach for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Coexisting with COVID-19;
  • Support the Sub-regional Gender Specialist in coordinating, liaising and strengthening partnerships with UNFPA, LWU and KOICA as well as with government ministries and mass organizations to aid the mainstreaming of gender issues in respective mandates/portfolio;
  • Support partnerships and advocacy activities at the project level. This requires being maintaining partnerships, familiarizing and exchanging regularly with development partners to track relevant projects and activities that are currently being implemented in the Lao PDR to identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • Monitor progress and risks of the project, capturing results and lessons learned;
  • Support the preparation of reviews and evaluations of the project, as needed in relation to project and institutional development;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Hold a Bachelor or Master level degree in a field related to UNDP’s work areas

12 Months
  • Experience working with gender/GBV/violence against women and girls is highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of international laws and standards on gender issues such as CEDAW and Essential Services Package, is an asset;
  • Experience and knowledge of Lao PDR’s government/mass organization system;
  • Experience working with UN agencies, particularly UN Women, UNDP and UNFPA, is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

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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 Laos and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 23 May 2021

Communications Associate 01 June 2021 Int. Youth UNICEF Mongolia
UNICEF
Mongolia
Ulan Bator (MNG)
English
Immediate
12 months
01 June 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.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Communication Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer in Communication will:

• To provide assistance in improving content and design of CO website;
• To provide assistance in setting up and maintaining social media platforms;
• In collaboration with program staff, write human interest stories for donor reports and blogs;
• To take photos to be used In human interest stories;
• To support in creating factsheets, case studies and brochures for the programme;
• To assist in edit donor reports drafted in English by national colleagues to ensure quality of
documents;
• To assist in proofreading documents translated from Mongolian into English.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in public relations, journalism or equivalent;

24 Months
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in public relations, journalism, social media marketing, communication, public advocacy or equivalent required;
  • 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;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English (language) is required;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photshop social media, and others).
  • Experience using open text website management tools and managing organisational social media platforms and developing/working within corporate communications strategies.
  • Good writing and editing skills.
  • Skills to formulate advocacy messages, communication materials.
  • Experience working in developing countries.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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.

Application deadline: 1st June 2021