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Category Host entity Country
Animateur de développement économique local 09 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNDP Burkina Faso
UNDP
Burkina Faso
Ouahigouya (BFA)
French
Immediate
5 months
09 May 2021

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

Sous la supervision générale du Coordonnateur du PAPCiDDeL et la supervision directe du VNU Nationale Expert (e) en planification suivi-évaluation, le/la Volontaire Communautaire effectuera les tâches suivantes :

· Assister les conseils municipaux dans l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre des PAI, des PCD et des plans de passation des marchés ;

· Assurer l’assistance à la maitrise d’ouvrage public locale des communes d'affectation

· Assister les communes dans la mise en place de dispositif de gestion d'infrastructures ;

· Assister les communes dans l'élaboration et la mise en œuvre de stratégies de mobilisation financières des ressources locales ;

· Assister les communes dans la promotion du développement économique local par l’appui à la rédaction des propositions de projets ;

· Assister les communes dans la promotion de la citoyenneté et la participation citoyenne ;

· Assister les communes dans la mobilisation et l’implication des femmes et des jeunes dans la gestion des affaires locales ;

· Assurer la formation des acteurs locaux sur les techniques de planification locale et de mobilisations des ressources ;

· Assurer la mobilisation des populations dans la mise en œuvre des activités du projet ;

· Assister les communes dans la mise en œuvre des activités de promotion de la redevabilité ;

· Assurer le suivi rapproché de la mise en œuvre des projets de développement économique local financés par le projet ;

· Assurer la collecte et la transmission des données nécessaires à l'animation du dispositif de suivi-évaluation du projet.

· Le/la volontaire peut être amené à exécuter d’autres tâches jugées utiles.

Secondary education

Être titulaire du BAC ou tout autre diplôme équivalent

24 Months

Motivation à contribuer à la paix et au développement et à servir les autres

· Bonne aptitude interpersonnelle

· Volonté à contribuer au travail en tant que membre d’une équipe

· Flexibilité et ouverture à l’apprentissage et aux nouvelles expériences

· Avoir le sens de la responsabilité et de la redevabilité

· Disposer d’une capacité à développer et maintenir les partenariats locaux

· Capacité à travailler en équipe, à s’autogérer et à gérer ses relations

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development

Collecte de données

Animation

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Burkina-Faso et les résidents légaux du Burkina-Faso ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 09-05-2021 (Extension)

Field Support Officer 10 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Nepal
UNDP
Nepal
Nepalgunj (NPL)
English,Nepalese
01 June 2021
until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
10 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 Technical Expert-Urban Waste Management, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Field Support Officer will:

  • Support for the implementation of comprehensive plans for green recovery and sustainable urbanization developed as part of the project
  • Support the implementation of the healthcare waste management component of the project in Karnali Provincial Hospital in Birendranagar including during the needs assessment and the training activities.
  • Support for the orientation and training of municipality officials and other stakeholders on inclusive, gender-responsive urban resilience and green recovery including urban waste management
  • Support local governments to conduct policy dialogues with private sector actors/ cooperatives/ women’s groups/CSOs/ development partners on sustainable urban waste management practices to manage recyclable waste (paper, plastic, glass, metal, etc.)
  • Support to establish waste collection systems, collection and segregation centers, and landfill sites in each municipality that provide opportunities for women and men
  • Support for effective Household level waste segregation and composting system established and operationalized in each municipality
  • Contribute to provide training and awareness-raising in municipalities and community groups on urban waste management, composting and management of natural resources, ensuring effective gender parity in participation
  • Contribute for establishing the provision of advocacy, information sharing and communication support on COVID- 19 to the poor and vulnerable groups for successful implementation of the project deliverables
  • Support to organize workshop and conference among relevant stakeholders for sharing of the outcomes and progress and sensitization, to promote more relevant stakeholders to better understanding of Health Care Waste Management system.
  • Contribute for publicity and communication through dissemination of various promotional and visibility materials like pen, clocks, calendar, t-shirts, media press releases, posters during campaigns.
  • Map key stakeholders and their respective roles and responsibilities in advancing urban resilience and green recovery including urban waste management
  • Support for the monitoring of implementation of the project in the fields
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. urban waste management or area related to urban development and green recovery;

36 Months

Required Experience: 3 years

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Nepalese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in urban waste management, health

care waste management, livelihood and recovery, environmental management, or other relevant programmes; experience with

agriculture is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

Ability to handle conflicting situation and multitask with least supervision. Knowledge of Do No Harm will be an asset.

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;

Sound security awareness;

Have affinity with or interest in community development,

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, 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 (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 10-05-2021.

Project Support Officer 10 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Nepal
UNDP
Nepal
Kathmandu (NPL)
English,Nepalese
01 June 2021
12 months
10 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 Project Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Support Officer will:

1. Admin and Financial Management

  • Assist the programme team in preparing and updating Annual Work Plan and Quarterly Work Plans
  • Assist in compiling supporting documents for preparing payment request for PO and non-PO good/services vendor payments.
  • Review and safely keep VAT bills for claim to IRD.
  • Assist in compilation of grant related documents
  • Assist in new vendor registration process and update/activation of archived vendors
  • Assist in completion of standard forms for email, ATLAS access and UN ID card renewal
  • Coordinate with project personnel for completion of all mandatory UN trainings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Admin and Finance Officer

2. Procurement and Logistic Management

  • Assist in facilitation of procurement of equipment, supplies and services.
  • Assist in dispatch of procured goods and equipment to the assigned destination
  • Assist in maintaining record of office’s purchased goods, received goods from other sources for both expendable and non-expendable items
  • Handle and properly maintain office equipment and supplies.
  • Assist to organize and manage events organized by the Project.
  • Assist to manage travel arrangements for national travel/missions and participants to national level workshops.
  • Assist in office vehicle management, movement and maintenance as required.

4. Support to the project team.

  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders for confirmation of meetings. Draft meeting minutes and disseminate them in timely manner
  • Assist in maintenance of project communication information database and photo library.
  • Assist in providing necessary support to the project team including technical experts, GESI focal points, Community Volunteers in 6 municipalities and UNDP FOs
  • Assist to ensure GESI is adequately addressed in the project activities in coordination with GESI focal person of PGRP/UNDP.
  • Conduct any other function as requested by the Project Manager
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. management, development, public administration, procurement or human resource or related areas;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration and finance or other relevant programmes; experience with Do No Harm is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Sound knowledge in project management procedures
  • 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 Resilience and Environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Nepalese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • Sound knowledge in project management procedures
  • 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 Resilience and Environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 10-05-2021.

Community Volunteer for Research (for George Town, Penang) 16 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
16 May 2021

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

Important info! : “This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residents of George Town, Penang can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Penang Hokkien) is required.
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Penang Hokkien) is required.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of George Town, Penang can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 16-05-2020

Brigadista comunitaria para los Derechos Humanos y los Derechos de las Mujeres. 27 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNWomen Bolivia
UNWomen
Bolivia
La Paz, Cochabamba, Sucre, Tarija, Santa Cruz, Potosi (BOL)
Spanish
Immediate
3 months
27 May 2021

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

Bajo la supervisión directa de Especialista en Gestión de Programas, el/la Voluntario/a Comunitario/a de las Naciones Unidas, para realizar sus funciones adecuadamente, deberán:

  1. Formar parte activa de la red de mujeres defensoras de derechos humanos de ONU Mujeres.
  2. Participar en las reuniones, capactaciones y talleres implementados para mejorar sus capacidades en vocería, comunicación, negociación, mediación y monitoreo de derechos humanos.
  3. Apoyar la organización y logística de los eventos: foros, talleres o reuniones.
  4. Contribuir al Sistema de Alerta Temprana (SAT) mediante el monitoreo de situaciones de conflicto y vulneración de derechos humanos, con especial énfasis en derechos civiles y políticos de las mujeres.
  5. Proporcionar capacitación y sensibilización, y fortalecer las competencias de mujeres en las comunidades en temas como: derechos de las mujeres, participación política, liderazgo y gobernanza, prevención y resolución de conflictos, Ley Nº 243, derechos colectivos de las mujeres indigenas y otros que se identifiquen durante la implementación del proyecto.
  6. Proporcionar acompañamiento y asesoramiento a mujeres víctimas de acoso y violencia política.
  7. Asistir en la elaboración de documentos de política, gestión del conocimiento, propuestas, alerta temprana, guías y otros requeridos para la implementación del programa.
  8. Compartir conocimientos, experiencias, buenas prácticas y lecciones aprendidas.
  9. Fomentar la sensibilización y concientización.
  10. Apoyar en la conformación de equipos técnicos y equipos especializados del Sistema de Alerta Temprana.
  11. Apoyar en el desarrollo de acuerdos con organizaciones de sociedad civil y organizaciones de mujeres.
  12. Contribuir y apoyar en el desarrollo de materiales y documentos vinculados al área de paz y seguridad de la oficina de ONU Mujeres Bolivia.
  13. Participar en las reuniones de coordinación con ONU Mujeres así como con las organizaciones de sociedad civil e institucionales, los actores y actoras identificadas, y las contrapartes.
  14. Coordinar con el área de comunicación de ONU Mujeres el desarrollo de notas y artículos para el boletín oficial de ONU Mujeres
  15. Otras actividades que la oficina de ONU Mujeres identifique para el cumplimiento de los objetivos del proyecto.
  16. Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor
Secondary education

Haber cursado secundaria.

6 Months
  • Se valorará positivamente cualquier experiencia en el monitoreo de la situación de los derechos humanos y/o en procesos de formación
  • Se valorara positivamente haber sido autoridad electa u originaria en el nivel local o nacional.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Community participation and development
  • Aval de su organización.
  • Disponibilidad para viajar.
  • Se valorara positivamente haber sido autoridad electa u originaria en el nivel local o nacional.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

Procedimiento para la aplicación

¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar.

¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar.

Para más informacion puede contatarnos al correo: postulacion@unv.pnud.bo

Fecha límite para postularse: 27 de mayo a las 18:00 Hora de Bolivia