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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Knowledge Management Officer - Development and Maintenance of the African Knowledge Management Hub on COVID-19 22 April 2021 Int. Specialist ECA Ethiopia
ECA
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
6 months
22 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 Chief of Knowledge Management Section of the UNECA or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Knowledge Management Officer will:

  • Act as a coordinator of the project working with the CMS developers and IT staff configuring the system and library assistants collating the content to ensure the needs of the KMH on COVID-19 are met.
  • Develop the Knowledge management strategy for the hub
  • Be responsible for designing, maintaining and implementing new features and functionality as well as establishing and guiding the website’s architecture ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the COVID-19 hub;
  • Develop content covering all the necessary topics and ensuring that it is up to date and accurate and including different knowledge types such as web pages, images, videos, blog posts, articles, reviews, analyses, data and social media on COVID-19 from the African region;
  • Collaborate with various regional UNDS entities to ensure high quality knowledge products on COVID19 are collated and visualized on the hub;
  • Developing methodologies to collect and harmonize usage and impact statistics and providing reports for the knowledge Hub on COVID19;
  • Developing a marketing strategy including Social Media through the development of client-oriented information products and promotional materials to achieve improved awareness and use of UN KH on COVID-19 Hub’s knowledge resources and services.
  • Develop capacity of stakeholders through producing, copy and editing the site build on Drupal and also producing user guides and deliver training.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in knowledge management, information management, or related area to knowledge management; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with above-mentioned related training and/or professional experience of 15 years may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;.
84 Months
  • Seven (7) to 10 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Knowledge management, information management, or other relevant programmes; experience with multi-stakeholder knowledge systems is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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, 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 policy research as well as social and economic development in Africa, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Web and graphic design
  • Experience in website content development is required.
  • Good knowledge on information mapping, HTML and web tools are a necessity.
  • The position requires CMS expertise to produce, copy and edit the site build on Drupal and will produce user guides and deliver training.
No

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Application deadline: 22 April 2021

Makani Programme Associate 22 April 2021 Nat. Youth UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 April 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 Makani Programme Specialist, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • As part of a team, contribute to the digitalisation of the Makani programme to support children accessing services remotely;
  • Support the Makani team in the rollout of the new Skills Building programme in Makani including documentation, data analysis and coordination between partners
  • Support the Makani team in capturing and documenting successes by producing knowledge management products;
  • Maintain an up-to-date program action tracker for the Makani team;
  • Document internal and external meeting and ensure they are filed on a timely basis;
  • Support the Makani team on the grounds through field visits to programme sites when necessary;
  • Prepare logistical plans for the distribution of supplies, equipment and materials;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration, Logistics, Business Administration, Finance, or other similar fields;

  • With 0-1 years of experiance, demonstrated interest in UN systems, NGO’s and the humanitarian field;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Strong writing and communication skills;
  • Good organisation, 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 Arabic and English is required, and knowledge of any other UN language is an asset;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Strong Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

* 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 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: 22-04-2021

Project Assistant 24 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Lebanon
Open

Project Assistant

National Specialist
UNWomen
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
01 March 2021
10 months with possibility of extension
24 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 WEE- Program Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV – Project Assistant will:

  1. Provide administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of programs
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of program work plans, budgets, and proposals on program implementation arrangements, including tracking the delivery of funds.
  • Provide administrative support to the executing agencies / responsible parties on routine delivery and reporting of program supported activities and finances.
  • Provide administrative support for the audit of programs/ projects and support implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Identify sources and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches, and position papers, in collaboration with the Program team.

  1. Provide administrative support to the financial management of the Programme Unit
  • Create projects in Atlas, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial close of a project.
  • Provide administrative support in monitoring and preparation of budget and the finances of programs/projects, and in the preparation of FACE forms.
  • Prepare non-PO vouchers for development projects.
  • Process payment for consultants, as delegated.
  • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects; register good receipts in Atlas.

  1. Provide administrative support to the Program Unit
  • Undertake all logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements for organization for meetings, workshops, events, and missions.
  • Make travel arrangements for the Program Team, including travel requisitions and claims.
  • Draft minutes in meetings, as delegated.
  • Assemble briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations, in collaboration with the Program team.
  • Organize and coordinate filing of documents; maintain mailing lists.

  1. Provide administrative support to resource mobilization
  • Organize, compile, and process documentation and information from donors, and program team as inputs to various databases and documents.

  1. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
  • Provide administrative support to the organization of training for the office staff and partners on program and operations related issues.

  1. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or any related field is required.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative or program management/support.

    • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.

    • Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.

    • Experience in working in local or INGO is an asset.

    • Experience in supporting a team is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Project Assistant (LBNR000399), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Project Assistant (LBNR000399)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Project Associate - Climate Change 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNEP Bahrain
UNEP
Bahrain
Manama (BHR)
English,Arabic
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 general supervision of the programme officer of Subprogramme one, Climate Change, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the planning, development and operational support of projects under the Climate Change Subprogramme;
  • Conduct research and analysis of issues and trends relevant to the projects and climate change topics
  • Draft, review and edit project documents, concept notes, and policy analysis, ensuring quality of outputs
  • Participate and represent UNEP ROWA in meetings and consultations as required
  • Develop content for internal and external communication and correspondence
  • Provide support in the identification of operational issues, and contribute to the proposal and implementation of solutions
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. climate policy, international development, environmental management; 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;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization or other relevant programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
  • Excellent writing, formulation, editing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills;
  • Experience in climate change adaptation desirable
  • 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 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 the environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for sustainable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
  • national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization.
  • programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
No

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

* 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: 27 April 2021