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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Finance and Administration assistant 13 May 2021 Nat. Youth OHCHR Uganda
OHCHR
Uganda
Kampala (UGA)
English
Immediate
6 months
13 May 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 overall supervision of the Head of Office and the direct supervision of the Human Rights Officer in charge of Kampala Human Rights Monitoring team, the NUNV will undertake the following tasks:

Supports in Human Resources Management:

Assist to maintain archives of all administrative contracts and financial transactions (hard and electronic copies) and updates filing systems as required.

Assists Human resources section as necessary on request.

Supports the Budget and Finance functions:

Assists and supports in the receipt of all accountabilities, send out reminders to concerned staff & ensure correctness and completeness.

Assist in travel logistics and arrangements as requested.

Assist and support in any other request on finance related assignmentsSupports in the Procurement Functions

Assist to update vendor profiles and covers all support aspects of Local Purchase Order processing (RFQ, collection of supporting documentation, analyse quotations for approval).Assist in procuring office supplies, computers, printers and other equipment. Ensures that se- rial numbers are recorded for Asset Management purposes.

Assist to follow up on delivery of ordered items.

Assist to collect all receipts of purchases and ensures that payments are done on time.

Assist and support in any other procurement related assignments

Supports General Administration

Assist in supporting the preparation for conferences and workshops.

Support the team in organizing travel requests for participants, making travel related payments and responding to any other necessary activities.

Assist and support in any other request on Administration related assignments

Supports Inventory management

Assist to with the help of office assistant to carry out a periodic inventory record of all Office

Assets.

Assist and support the logistic team with vehicle maintenance functions.

Performs other related tasks, as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in law, political science, international relations, conflict and development studies, peace and security, human rights, Business Administartion or related field.

24 Months

Progressive responsible experience in related financial/administrative functions. Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Office, especially Excel, Word, Excel, Power Point, etc). financial management and general administration services is an asset

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Knowledge of human rights issues and ability to identify related problems in their political, ethnic, racial, gender equality and socio-economic dimensions. Knowledge of institutional mandates of human rights organizations, prevailing policies and procedures. Re• search and analytical skills, including ability to identify and participate in the resolution of human rights issues. Ability to identify sources for data collection, analyze information and draft human rights reports. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commit• ments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; re• mains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Planning and organization: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

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Planning and Organizing, 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.

Application deadline: 13 May 2021

Statistic Clerk 16 May 2021 Nat. Youth UNODC Brazil
UNODC
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 May 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 Specialist in Drug Trafficking and Transnational Crime, the national UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Support the execution of research and surveys on drug policies.
  • Support the data analysis production of drug trafficking studies.
  • Foment methodological studies proposals and statistic models.
  • Prepare the data received for statistical analysis.
  • Support CoE’s team activities.
  • Assist in handling telephone calls and technical meetings.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistic.
12 Months
  • Demonstrated experience in Data Analysis and data modeling.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Fluent
Statistics

Skills and competencies

  • Computer skills in Statistic packages, Power Bi.
  • Motivation to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills..
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Adaptability and Flexibility, 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?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Brazil and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 16 May 2021, 23:59 Germany time