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Associate Programme Officer 11 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNOCT Hungary
Open

Associate Programme Officer

International Specialist
UNOCT
Hungary
Budapest (HUN)
English
26 April 2021
until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
11 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 Section or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Programme Officer will:

  • Contribute to the work plan of the Countering Terrorist Travel Programme as a whole, and in particular, carry out specific tasks to support the implementation of the Programme’s project implementation in beneficiary Member States;
  • Supports the coordination of implementation in all Member states, including liaising with national authorities, and with Programme Partners;
  • Supports outreach activities through the preparation of speeches, presentations and speaking points;
  • Support activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and preparation of related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.);
  • Assist in the preparation of regional informal working groups and conferences and other events to advance or promote the Programme with regional or international organizations as well as Member States;
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • An advanced-level university degree (Master’s degree or higher) in business administration, management, economics, political affairs, international relations, law, project management or a related field;
24 Months
  • Minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible professional experience in project/programme management, administration or related area is required. Experience working on issues related to preventing and countering terrorism is desirable. Experience in API and PNR or law enforcement is desirable;
  • Good knowledge of United Nations and other counter-terrorism conventions, instruments and documents, in particular the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and its four pillars;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent English 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 national, regional and international partners, 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 (Powerpoint, Word, Excel, 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;
  • Knowledge of Counter-Terrorism and/or Advance Passenger Information (API) and Passenger Name Record (PNR) related initiatives is an asset;
  • Experience in supporting capacity-building and/or technical assistance delivery is an asset;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required;
  • Working knowledge of other UN languages is an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 11-04-2021

Programme Associate 11 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Pakistan
Open

Programme Associate

National Specialist
UNWomen
Pakistan
Lahore (PAK)
English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
11 April 2021

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

Under the guidance and direct supervision of Programme Office, Punjab, the Programme Associate will will be responsible to:

  • Support to enhance the coordination among various stakeholders, including civil society, government departments as well as home-based workers and women with disabilities;
  • Undertake and synthesize research to inform and enhance portfolio interventions;
  • Assist in preparing internal documents such as terms of reference, calls for proposals, meeting notes, field visits reports, briefings and other project documents as required;
  • Assist in drafting high quality and timely documents for various external audiences such as concept notes, project proposals, fact sheets, presentations, project updates and donor reports;
  • Assist in the designing and printing of documents;
  • Maintain an up-to-date database of relevant stakeholders including government departments, CSOs, donors and UN agencies working on WEE and stay informed of their work particularly with regard to home-based workers;
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: Social Sciences, Business Administration, Development Studies, Gender Studies or related fields.

36 Months

At least 03 years’ experience in development sector. Preference will be given to those who have worked on Women Equality & Empowerment (WEE) related projects.

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

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

Application deadline: 11 April 2021

Communication and Advocacy Assistant 11 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Sudan
UNFPA
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
11 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 Communication Analyst or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communication Assistant will:

1. Support to implementation of communications and advocacy strategies

· Prepares, updates and post, when needed, items and content to the corporate websites and social-media channels.

· Maintains information database and photo library.

· Assists in the preparation of presentations and briefing materials.

· Designing layouts for UNFPA Sudan publications including briefing materials and newsletters.

· Assists in developing and maintaining close collaboration with Sudanese media, as well as with groups and agencies whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives.

· Gathers content of relevant country efforts from the file level to develop communication materials for dissemination through social and traditional media channels.

· Coordinates the communication focal points efforts at the field level.

· Assists in producing advocacy and communication materials such as short movies, high quality images, other printed and audio-visual products.

· Contributes in drafting and editing articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials for both web-based, traditional media and social media.

· Assists in supporting donor’s visibility efforts by contributing to communication and visibility products customized to various donor’s requirements.

· Assists in working with Social Media Analyst to implement the UNFPA Sudan Communication SOPs.

· Assists in Creation and promotion of campaigns to local, national and international media on UNFPA Programme and achievements.

· Develops and maintains close contacts with national stakeholders, multilateral and bilateral donors, civil society and private sector for implementation of the communications strategy, organization of roundtable discussions, press conferences, briefing sessions, interviews, launches, etc.

2. Advocacy

· Support the establishment of the Sudan Volunteers Club (SVC).

· Assists the coordination between Sudan Volunteers Club members and UNFPA Programme.

· Follows up the Sudan Volunteers Club activities on the states level.

· Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with youth networks on the filed level.

3. Administrative support

· Supports all administrative tasks of the Communications Unit such as contracts and work-plan flows and administrative/ budget tools.

· Supports financial management and budgeting.

· Provides logistical support for missions, events and outreach for corporate communications of the organization.

· Provides all other administrative support as required to the Communications Unit

· Support with formatting of external facing reports and documents.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· 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 International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· 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

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g., Public Relations, Journalism and Multimedia

24 Months

2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in media or communication.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

· 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;

· Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)

· Sound security awareness;

Have affinity with or interest in UNFPA mandate, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, 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 Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 11-04-2021

Project Manager: UN Presence at Expo 2020 13 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNRCO United Arab Emirates
UNRCO
United Arab Emirates
Dubai (ARE)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
13 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 relevant supervision, the UN Volunteer will:

1. Lead the overall management of the UN Pavilion at Expo 2020

* Manage the ongoing planning and running of the UN Pavilion, including problem solving and trouble shooting where needed.

* Coordinate with United Nations entities, including the United Nations Country Team in the UAE to manage the use of the UN Pavilion and maintain a schedule/programme calendar for the UN Pavilion.

* Manage, train and supervise the Expo support team assigned to manage the UN Pavilion, including interns provided by Expo and UN personnel (interns, United Nations Volunteers etc).

* Manage the calendar of events at the UN Pavilion during the course of Expo, and ensure their advertisement through social media and within Expo calendars and the Expo App

* Close out the UN Pavilion at the end of Expo ensuring return of any UN assets and materials

2. Coordinate with relevant partners on the schedule/programme calendar for the UN Pavilion

* Coordinate with Expo authorities to ensure smooth implementation of the schedule/programme calendar for the UN Pavilion.

* Coordinate with United Nations entities, including the United Nations Country Team in the UAE to ensure smooth implementation of the schedule/programme calendar for the UN Pavilion.

* Coordinate with the UN Secretariat’s Department of Global Communications in New York to ensure linkages and coherence between the use of the UN Pavilion and other UN engagements at Expo 2020.

3. Coordinate the implementation of the commemoration of United Nations Day (“Honour Day”) to be held on 24 October 2021

* Plan and coordinate a “Parade of Nations” by liaising with Expo officials and national pavilions.

* Liaise with the UN Secretariat’s Department of Global Communications in New York on the UN Day activities managed by their office, including a projection in Al-Wasl Dome.

4. Support the development of communications materials related to the use of the UN Pavilion

* Support the development of communications materials related to the use of the UN Pavilion over the course of Expo 2020.

* Manage inputs for social media dissemination of events and initiatives held at the UN Pavilion

* Produce a final report for public dissemination on all activities and initiatives held in the UN Pavilion

Perform any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor. Further, playing a significant leadership role, in support to more senior staff who might have other functions besides the domains of focus of the UNV.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree in communications, social sciences or a related field. Studies or experience in project management, event management, communications, or a related area

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience in project management, event management, communications, or a related area.
  • 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 the work of the United Nations, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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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.

Application deadline: 13 April 2021

Community Safe Migration Roll-out Volunteer 16 April 2021 Community Volunteer IOM Lao People's Democratic Rep
IOM
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
Laotian,English
Immediate
4 months
16 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of designated IOM focal point in the country of assignment, the UN Community Volunteer will:

  • Support the implementation of the safe migration information roll-out, in particular by conducting safe migration trainings to returning migrant workers in Quarantine Centers (QCs)
  • Coordinate with the IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Operation Assistant and the relevant QC management teams to arrange schedules and prepare for daily training activities
  • Ensure returned migrant workers receive adequate information on safe migration, including return and reintegration, as per IOM training materials
  • Provide necessary logistic support (i.e. distribute water and snacks to participants in each roll-out training) in coordination with QC staff
  • Monitor and record attendance of participants per training
  • Report to IOM focal point with accurate attendance and photo image as evidence of work
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education;
  • Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

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This is a volunteer assignment for National Community Volunteers (candidates need to be at least 18 to be eligible to apply), 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: 16 April 2021

Rule of Law Coordination Officer 16 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Pakistan
UNWomen
Pakistan
Peshawar, Quetta (PAK)
English,Urdu
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
16 April 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 Head of Sub Office (Balochistan/ KP), the UN Volunteer will perform the following functions:

Programme management/ coordination:

  1. Provide support to the planning and implementation of program activities of the Rule of Law programme as per the program outcomes.
  2. Support effective coordination between the project partners (government partners, UN agencies and CSOs) for impactful and sustainable programme implementation. Maintain an up-to-date database of relevant stakeholders (with all required information) including government departments, CSOs, donors and UN agencies working on Rule of Law, VAW, Governance and Human Rights and keep informed of their work with a view to enhance coordination and information sharing;
  3. Support the Identification and establishment of collaborations/ partnerships with civil society, research institutions and resource centres as needed for implementation of project activities;

Knowledge management/ reporting:

  1. Support the development of knowledge management strategies, products and methodologies for the programme;
  2. Assist in preparing internal documents such as terms of reference, calls for proposals, meeting notes, field visits reports, briefings and other project documents as required;
  3. Draft high quality and timely documents for various external audiences such as concept notes, fact sheets, presentations, project updates and donor reports;
  4. Maintain regular information management for smooth and timely reporting of program activities at provincial and country level.
  5. Support the development and dissemination of communications materials including but not limited to social media posts, press releases, radio messages, video documentaries, etc.

Administrative/ logistical support:

  1. Coordinate with operations unit at country office for all logistical/ procurement/ travel/ event organization tasks;
  2. Manage and liaise with vendors and service providers engaged for supporting project activities;
  3. Assist in the designing and printing of documents and communications materials and their dissemination as per communication plan;
  4. Prepare necessary documentation and provide support to travel, monitoring visits, field missions, and events organized through the programme and assist in compiling monitoring reports.

Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Social Sciences, Public Policy, Public Administration, Development Studies, Gender Studies or related fields.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years’ experience in programme management and coordination. Preference will be given to those who have worked on Rule of Law, EVAW, human rights or governance;
  • Proven excellent analytical, report writing and organization skills;
  • Strong understanding of gender and development issues in Pakistan including the specific provincial context, especially about access to justice, violence against women, and human rights;
  • Proficiency in the use of software including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is required; proficiency in use of other software/ databases will be an asset;
  • Creativity in the presentation of information through use of graphic, pictorial or other appropriate communication means;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and function as part of a team; and
  • Strong technical and analytical skills in gender and social development issues and ability to provide well-grounded, quality analytical inputs with pragmatism and a focus on results;
  • Ability to think innovatively and strategically in dealing with policy issues, while maintaining a strong client focus; Ability to manage dialogue with government and donors on gender issues;
  • Diligent and efficient, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and a proven ability to work in multicultural settings and teams.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Urdu(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (enter the Programme Country) and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. International travel to the duty station is not covered by UNV. The monthly volunteer living allowance is approximately PKR 69,401.75. Click here to view Conditions of Service for more information.

Application deadline: 16 April 2021