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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Interpreter 03 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Rwanda
Open

Interpreter

National Specialist
UNHCR
Rwanda
Nyamata (RWA)
English,Sudanese,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
03 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Protection Officer or his/herdesignate (please complete with the function of the supervisor) the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • The Interpreter will be assigned to work with one of the ETM/Protection Units, namely either Child Protection/BID, RSD, Resettlement, or Field (Protection)/Community Services. The interpreter will report to the Head of the pertinent Unit;
  • The Interpreter will provide operational support to registration, protection, refugee status determination (RSD),), child protection, resettlement (RST)and field staff of UNHCR and to the staff of partner organizations through language support services for evacuees from Libya;
  • Under supervision of the Protection Officer or his/her designate; the Interpreter is expected to provide interpretation and translation in the following languages:
  1. Sudanese Arabic to English and vice versa
  2. Fur to English and vice versa
  3. Zaghawa to English and vice versa

  • The interpreter may be asked to translate written documents or statements as necessary;
  • Assist in the translation of all office documents including general correspondence, manuals ass required;
  • The interpreter is required to read, understand and comply with UNHCR’s Code of Conduct and realizes that he/she shall be expected to work in the spirit of the principles set forth therein;
  • The interpreter is required to read and understand the Undertaking of Confidentiality and Impartiality and understands that he shall be expected to respect the principle of confidentiality and remain impartial in his/her work;
  • The interpreter is required to read and understand and agree to abide by the standards of conduct set forth in the Secretary- General’s Bulletin, ST/SGB/2003/13 of 9 October 2003, concerning “Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse”;
  • The Interpreter must observe total confidentiality regarding information obtained in the performance of his/her duties.

In doing so, s/he will:

  • be expected to be equipped with relevant knowledge and skills on the UNHCR’s protection mandate;
  • be expected to recognize, understand and – in a split second - have a word in another language for any one of a myriad of issues. The range of interpretation subjects is broad, including politics, legal affairs, economic and social issues, human rights, finance and administration;
  • A wide-ranging knowledge of world affairs, subjects (including technical terms) and United Nations processes is essential for all interpreters.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Humanities,Social Sciences,Arts,Intepretation,Letters and Arts.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of work experience as translator/interpreter
  • Practical experience in translation/interpretation using technical terminology.
  • Written and spoken skills required in English
  • Strong skills in the use of computers for word processing, spreadsheets and common business Internet usage
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Sudanese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 3rd March 2021

Programme Officer for Inclusive Economic Growth 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
UNDP
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
English,Portuguese
01 April 2021
12 months
09 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 Recovery and Resilience Specialist/ Head of the Strategic and Economic Unit (a,.i) the IUNV Programme officer on Inclusive Economic Growth will:

  • Support the programmatic implementation of the RFF and, mapping and analysis of gaps, entry points and opportunities contributing to youth and female entrepreneurship in the blue and green economy initiatives;
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation of Project implementation;
  • Support the dialogue and outreach efforts at the national, local and community level to strengthen Socio-Economic Recovery and build Resilience and foster inclusive sustainable economic growth that leaves no one behind;
  • Draft and coordinate the procurement of studies, assessment, consultancies and agreements;
  • Seek alignment and synergies with other activities and initiatives of UNDP (e.g., the Accelerator Lab) and international and national partners, particularly in areas related to youth and female entrepreneurship for improved livelihoods and enhancing the involvement of the Bissau-Guinean diaspora in the economic and financial life in Guinea-Bissau;
  • Contribute to the development of partnerships between UNDP and other UN agencies, as well as with government institutions, other African SIDS, academia, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector, existing sustainable development alliances, and other stakeholders and international networks;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with national partners through external advocacy, networking, coalition building and initiating timely research and analysis;
  • Use internal platforms for dissemination and reporting and to enhance project quality (e.g., IATI, ATLAS, SharePoint);
  • Contribute to data collection and communication efforts on the project when needed;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (minimum Master of Arts) in a relevant area, e.g., international relations, international development, or economics;

36 Months

At least three years of professional work experience in engaging and working with civil society groups in different countries and contexts in Africa, preferably Guinea-Bissau or the West-African region.

Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization is highly desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
  • Proven programmatic management experience with sound knowledge of all aspects of the project cycle (design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation) is required;
  • Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization as well as knowledge of principles and procedures for the implementation of UN projects, monitoring and evaluation is a valuable asset;
  • Working experience in field and with youth and female entrepreneurship and the inclusion of marginalized communities is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • 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, Teams, Word, etc.) and office technology equipment.

LANGUAGES: Fluency in English and Working Knowledge of Portuguese.

No

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Application deadline: 9-03-2021

Field Monitor- Protection 11 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Zambia
UNHCR
Zambia
Lusaka (ZMB)
English
Immediate
12 months
11 March 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Protection Associate and as a member of the Protection Unit, the UN Volunteer will provide assistance to the UNHCR Country Office in Lusaka in the areas of protection and voluntary repatriation through the following specific actions:

  • Support the Protection Unit with the processing of requests from refugees in urban areas and the settlements for voluntary repatriation through Lusaka;
  • Update repatriation-related events in the ProGres registration database;
  • Support the Office with the dissemination of information to refugees residing in the urban area, particularly on voluntary repatriation;
  • Provide counseling, referral and protection services to persons of concern presenting themselves at the Office, particularly those in need of help with family tracing and reunification, travel documents or social support;
  • Support with the identification of refugees with specific needs using, inter alia, the Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Strategy, conduct assessments and refer them to relevant bodies, in consultation with the Protection Associate and other relevant staff in the Protection Unit as well as AAHI and Caritas Czech Republich as relevant to ensure an adequate response is made;
  • Receive applications for UN Convention Travel Documents from refugees, verify the information provided and prepare requests to the Commissioner for Refugees;
  • Facilitate the family reunification of refugees, including through the International Commitee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office in Harare;
  • Draft and type routine correspondence, counseling reports, documents and reports and keep the Office’s individual case filing system up-to-date;
  • Assist the Protection Unit with the preparation of protection trainings;
  • Receive and counsel asylum seekers, refugees and other spontaneous visitors seeking protection information or interventions;
  • Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Development Economics or related fields;
  • Diploma holders with substantial work experience will also be considered.
24 Months
  • 2 or more years of previous experience in refugee protection, community development, or social work;
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel essential);
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills in English;
  • Knowledge of Swahili, French, Kinyarwanda, and/or Zambian languages is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Demonstrated interest and or experience in the field of protection.
No

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Application deadline: 11th March 2021

Youth Programme Associate 12 March 2021 Int. Youth UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
12 March 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.

Under the direct supervision of Youth and Adolescent Development Officer in Camps, the International UN Youth Volunteer will:

Programme Implementation and Quality Support

Youth Programme Associate will support the supervision of the daily activities of Youth Programmes at the centers, ensuring that activities take place according to program implementation plans and monitoring the quality of programs. This includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Contribute to and support the site managers in the preparation of key planning activities at the centres. Support preparation of activity work plans including programme schedules/cycles, outreach plans, events as required;
  • Ensure site managers and staff comply by set work plans, schedules and meet targets;
  • Systematically undertake and document visits in the designated centres to monitor and assess programme implementation and decide on required corrective actions;
  • Conduct regular capacity assessments for site managers and facilitators and identify training needs in each center;
  • Coordinate with colleagues and technical partners and focal points to conduct trainings, monitoring sessions, coaching, or any other type of capacity development/programme support activity as per the assessed needs;
  • Ensure Syrian staff and beneficiaries have safe mechanisms to share feedback and complaints, including the reporting of PSEA-related issues, and ensure beneficiaries aremsystematically consulted.
  • Provide reports as required.
  • Support with other tasks as needed.

Operational Support

  • Youth Programme Associate in Camp will follow-up on all HR, logistics and administrative requirements of the 3 youth centres in coordination with the third-party company and the Syrian site managers. This includes, but is not limited to, the following tasks:
  • Assess and keep track of administrative and supply requirements per centre;
  • Organise/participate in regular coordination meetings with the third party company and the site managers to keep track of progress against agreed actions;
  • Ensure the centres are safe and clean at all times;
  • Ensure maintenance needs are regularly assessed by the site managers and addressed by the third-party company;
  • Assess and track HR needs and follow-up on recruitments with the third party company in line with established SOPs and policies;
  • Supervise the Syrian site managers, including managing their performance and learning and development needs in coordination with the third-party company;
  • Conduct daily field visits to the centres in order to monitor the situation and report any concern;
  • Support with other tasks as needed.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Degree in social sciences such as International relations, Cultural studies, Business Administration, Communications or relevant areas, or equivalent working/volunteering experiences
12 Months
  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience;
  • Motivated to contribute towards humanitarian and development assistance and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team with professionalism;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Fluent in Arabic and English;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in support to youth and adolescent development field and Volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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

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select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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Application deadline: 12 March 2021

Youth and Adolescent Development Officer 14 March 2021 Nat. Expert UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
14 March 2021

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Adolescent and Youth Development Specialist or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Expert Volunteer Youth and Adolescent Development Officer will:

  • Support to program development and planning
  • Conduct/update situation analysis and assessments to establish evidence-based data for UNICEF advocacy and development of policies, framework and programs to promote adolescent development and participation in the country and for monitoring results on related programs/projects.
  • Contribute to the development/establishment of adolescent development and participation program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of related information/data for development planning and priority and goal setting.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results.
  • Prepare required program documentations/materials/data to facilitate the program review and approval process

  • Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss adolescent development and participation operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects on adolescent development and participation and report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management.
  • Monitor and report on the use of adolescent development and participation program resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation/goals, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on critical issues/findings to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
  • Prepare regular/mandated relevant program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
  • Technical and operational support to program implementation
  • Conduct regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution.
  • Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and
  • understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on adolescent development and participation related issues to support program implementation, operations and delivery of results.
  • Networking and partnership building
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on adolescent development and participation programs.
  • Draft communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support resource mobilization to ensure the adolescent development and participation programs are adequately resourced and supported.
  • Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of adolescent development and participation programs/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF position and strategies with the UN-DAF development and planning process.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.

  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders. Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Research and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s or equivalent in a relevant area, e.g. Development studies or area related to social science; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in youth and adolescent development, skills and employability, livelihoods for youth, social cohesion and other related areas at the international level, some of which preferably served in a developing country. Experience in in field-level monitoring and handling monitoring data, or managing adolescent or youth-focused projects preferred, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Convention on the Rights of the Child, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
No

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

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

Application deadline:14 -03-2021

Communication for Development (C4D) Officer 14 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Ethiopia
UNICEF
Ethiopia
Gambela (ETH)
English
Immediate
12 months
14 March 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 Chief of Field Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV C4D Officer will:

  1. Support to strategy design and development of C4D activities

  • Research and/or participate in conducting comprehensive C4D situation analysis of social, cultural, economic, communication and political issues in the region. Collect and synthesize qualitative and quantitative information and data to support the establishment of comprehensive and evidence-based information for developing and planning C4D strategy and interventions in the region.
  • Collect, draft and/or organize materials and related documentations for C4D strategies and plans to ensure optimum impact, scale and sustainability of achievements/results.
  • Assess the impact of C4D activities on the CO and UNICEF goals to achieve measurable behavioral and social change resulting in the improvement of children’s rights and wellbeing. Submit qualitative report/synthesis of results for development planning and improvement.
  • Support to contextualize the development, pretesting, translation and repackaging of existing as well as new Behavior Change and Communication (BCC) materials in consultation with relevant Regional Bureaus, Programme Officers, the C4D unit, and other relevant stakeholders
  • In collaboration with UNICEF Programme staff and relevant government sector staff, participates in the development of evidence-based sectoral strategies and workplans (both development and emergency-related) to ensure the design and incorporation of specific Communication for Development components with objectives and activities aimed at different levels:
    • behavior development/change individual/household/facility levels;
    • community participation, social change and collective action at community level; and
    • social mobilization of community-based organizations and advocacy for decision makers;
  1. Support to the implementation of C4D activities

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to provide operational and technical support to the design of C4D strategies, and research, develop, test, produce and use quality C4D materials and/or organize events and activities to ensure maximum outreach and impact on behavioral and social change of target audience.
  • Assess and recommend potential contacts, networks, resources and tools to support the maximum impact and outreach of C4D initiatives.
  • Follow up on the production of C4D materials to ensure technical quality, consistency and relevancy of communications materials that are developed, produced and disseminated to target audience (e.g. individuals, communities, government officials, partners, media etc).

  1. Advocacy, networking and partnership building

  • Build and maintain partnerships through networking and proactive collaboration with national and international civil society organizations, community groups, leaders and other critical partners in the community and civil society to reinforce cooperation through engagement, empowerment and self-determination and to pursue opportunities for greater advocacy to promote UNICEF’s mission and goals for child rights, social equity and inclusiveness.
  • Collaborate with internal global/regional communication partners to harmonize, link and/or coordinate messaging to enhance C4D outreach and contribution to programmatic outcomes.
  • Provide technical support to UNICEF, regional sector bureaus and partners including contributing to the adapting of or sharing relevant standards, protocols, guidelines and training materials for C4D

  1. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Institutionalize/share best practices and knowledge learned/products with national/local partners and stakeholders to build capacity of practitioners/users, and disseminate lessons learned to key audiences including donors and partners.
  • Support the organization, administration and implementation of capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders/partners across programme sectors in C4D planning, implementation and evaluation in support of programmes/projects. Develop training materials for training activities and revise them periodically for improvements and updates.
  • Provide technical and coordination support to C4D trainings at regional, Zonal, and Woreda levels for Government counterparts, partner organizations, and their volunteer networks.
  • Build the capacity of a social mobilization multi-sectoral regional platform (Health, Education, Religious groups, CSOs, medias, etc.) in terms of coordination, planning, monitoring of C4D interventions including use of emergency communication materials for creating a strategic network of social mobilization trainers

  1. Monitoring and Reporting

  • Undertake regular field monitoring and report based on agreed C4D indicators
  • Contribute to the regular monitoring of C4D actors’ capacity according to the needs raised during rapid assessments / KAP surveys
  • Compile regional C4D reports, emergency and development, from the field and update progress on key results
  • Ensure multi-media materials are distributed to the intended target groups and monitor and address gaps
  • Participates in regional and Zonal coordination mechanisms and follow up on C4D tasks
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

At least first degree in the social/behavioural sciences, (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Communication, Public Relations and Health Promotion and Education) with emphasis on communication planning for behaviour development, social mobilization, participatory communication and research training and impact evaluation of communication interventions.

12 Months
  • A minimum of one year of experience in planning and implementing C4D/SBCC programmes
  • Previous experience in working/living in communities is an added advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
  • Experaince in Behavior Change communication planning is a requirment (Mandatory)
  • Experaince in multi-channel communication design is an asset
  • Experaince in evidence generation for Social and Behavior Change Communication is an asset
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 14th March 2021

Associate Protection Officer 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
South Sudan
Yida (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
15 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 Senior Protection Officer in SO Jamjang. the UN Volunteer will

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • 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;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • 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;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
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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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Associate Field Officer (Protection) 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
UNHCR
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
15 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Head of Field Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management;
  • Support UNHCR’s consultative process with local government counterparts, partners and persons of concern for effective needs assessment and planning;
  • Facilitate UNHCR’s responses in addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) priorities and other specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups such as persons with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities;
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection;
  • Monitor the integrity of UNHCR operations management standards and procedures in the Area of Responsibility (AoR) and facilitate the respect of deadlines;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners;
  • Monitor and report on the protection, security and safety situation of persons of concern;
  • Facilitate and monitor programmes on an Age, Gender, Diversity (AGD) basis to address identified protection needs;
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures. Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Provide advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents and services to persons of concern;
  • Contribute in developing and implementing an education plan for the AoR as part of the protection strategy;
  • Intervene in cases of expulsion, arbitrary deprivation of nationality, and other protection incidents through close working relations with governments and other partners.
  • Assess resettlement needs and apply priorities for the resettlement of individuals and groups of refugees and other persons of concern;
  • Support the effective systematization and management of data to enhance monitoring, response and evaluation mechanisms;
  • Contribute to initiatives to build the capacity of local partners and civil society through training and other initiatives to protect persons of concern.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • In addition to the qualifications and requirements stated above, the incumbent is expected to be flexible and ready to adapt to eventual new tasks as the situation evolves, great autonomy, dynamism and creativity; good sense of responsibility and initiative;
  • Knowledge of relevant UNHCR policies and guidelines is desirable; including knowledge of the mandate, the objectives and the operations and functioning of UNHCR.

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
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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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Protection Assistant 17 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Zambia
Open

Protection Assistant

National Specialist
UNHCR
Zambia
Solwezi (ZMB)
English
Immediate
12 months
17 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Officer and in close coordination with the Associate Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Consistently apply International and National Law and applicable UN/UNHCR and Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) policy, standards and codes of conduct;
  • Observe, respect and if need be propose review of protection related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
  • Provide functional and administrative support in all protection related Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) based programming with implementing and operational partners;
  • Provide functional and administrative support in implementing participatory approaches, needs assessments, monitoring, reporting and case management;
  • Support assessments on durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement;
  • Facilitate liaison with competent authorities for the issuance of personal and other relevant documents;
  • Assist in drafting periodic reports, routine correspondence, updating relevant databases and compiling statistics within the Area of Responsibility (AoR);
  • Select Persons of Concern (PoC) for preliminary interviews and decide which relevant information to share;
  • Enforce integrity in the delivery of protection services by local implementing partners;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in International Development, Cultural Studies, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines is required.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of experience preferably in refugees’ settings. Having international experience is an asset;
  • Computer skills (MS Office, including Excel, Word, Power Point, Access);
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language;
  • Ability to function in a team of diverse backgrounds;
  • Experience working with multi-sectoral team especially UN Agencies and Government Ministries;
  • UNHCR Learning Programmes (PLP), other training, additional languages, Field/HQs experience, etc;
  • Knowledge of Administrative/financial rules, procedures, processes in the context of UNHCR offices and Field operations.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Demonstrated interest and or experience in the field of protection.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 17 March 2021