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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Communications Associate 16 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Kosovo (UNSC 1244)
UNDP
Kosovo (UNSC 1244)
Pristina (KOS)
English,Albanian,Serbian
Immediate
12 months
16 May 2021

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

Under the supervision of the Governance and Peacebuilding Portfolio Manager/Deputy Programme Coordinator the NUNV will be responsible of the following tasks:

  • Conduct field trips to meet beneficiaries of both projects in coordination and under guidance of project teams;
  • Gather compelling visual and written content (interviews, pictures and raw video footage) capturing the project impact;
  • Design and produce multimedia communication assets (human-interest stories, short videos, social media content and other required Public Information Materials) capturing the project's results;
  • Draft and share the communications products with Communications team for publication in relevant media channels;
  • Support the Communications Team in maintaining and updating the UNDP website with relevant projects’ information;
  • Maintain and update regularly the projects’ communications plans;
  • Produce and submit regular reports on key communications activities / highlights;
  • Closely coordinate with other implementing agencies Communications focal points and the UN Development Coordinators Office;
  • Perform any other duties within the scope of work;
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor Degree in Communications, Journalism, arts and design, social sciences or related fields;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of experience in communications, design, advocacy, public relations, media content development, journalism, or other related experience;.
  • Demonstrated experience in gathering and producing multimedia communication content (photos, short stories / articles, videos, and other PI materials).
  • Experience in using social media platforms and generating interest (followers);
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely, driving through complex messages;
  • Valid driving license and able to drive vehicles;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer at local, national, or international level is a distinct advantage
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Albanian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Serbian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
Yes

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

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

Application deadline: 16-05-2021

National UNV Gender Officer 17 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen South Sudan
UNWomen
South Sudan
Bentiu (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
17 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 WEE Team Lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Gender Officer & Coordinator will:

  • Thoroughly familiarize her/himself with the gender dynamics of South Sudan in order to enable the UN Women office, the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) and the humanitarian clusters to develop a sound understanding of the prevailing gender situation, and take informed decisions on integrating gender in planning and operations;

  • Provide high-level and technical capacities in planning and coordination to the HCT;

  • Ensure that Gender Equity and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) is integrated into the Humanitarian Programming Cycle (HPC), the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO), the Strategic Response Plan (SRP), Flash and Consolidated Appeal processes, and other relevant strategic planning instruments/processes;

  • Engage with clusters and ensure that gender is appropriately integrated system-wide across all the clusters;

  • Mobilize local NGOs and Government authorities to engage in coordination, planning and programming;

  • Engage in discussions with potential partners in the country, including embassies or other inter-governmental organizations, in order to mobilize resources locally and generate interest at more upstream level in funding UN Women activities;

  • Contribute to concept and proposal development in gender, livelihood, and other UN Women thematic areas.

  • Contribute to the gap analysis in the areas of livelihoods, protection and GBV and Humanitarian response in the work location

  • Contribute to the design of capacity building materials and effectively implement the trainings at all levels

  • Manages the day-to-day livelihood activities, including activity finances as per UN Women financial regulations.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly work plans and ensure work plans are implemented as per the approved Annual work plan.

  • Monitor and document UN Women’s livelihood, protection and humanitarian work as directed by the Programme Specialist.

  • Prepare/contribute to weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, donor and other reports

  • Represent UN Women in state meetings and other stakeholder meetings in the state.

  • Contribute and actively participate in a regular sector meetings within UN Women and at district level

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. gender studies, social sciences, agriculture or development studies.

24 Months
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant professional experience in coordination, planning, integration, advocacy for/in gender equality and women’s empowerment; experience in humanitarian settings and with humanitarian clusters required;

  • Extensive technical knowledge regarding gender in humanitarian action, GEWE, GBV, such as humanitarian planning and implementation instruments and processes, would be a strong asset;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Gender equality and the advancement of women

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UN Women with professionalism, dedication and client orientation, and who must be willing both to work on programmatic/substantive aspects and to provide operational/logistical services. The following qualifications are required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. gender studies, social sciences, agriculture or development studies.

  • At least 2-3 years of relevant professional experience in coordination, planning, integration, advocacy for/in gender equality and women’s empowerment; experience in humanitarian settings and with humanitarian clusters required;

  • Extensive technical knowledge regarding gender in humanitarian action, GEWE, GBV, such as humanitarian planning and implementation instruments and processes, would be a strong asset;

    experience with training and facilitation (including participatory approaches), project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;

    Culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members and local authorities;

  • 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;

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

  • 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;

  • Fluency in spoken and written English knowledge of Arabic is an advantage;

  • valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain;

    Ability to perform duties under stress and in insecure, isolated and potentially hostile environments;

  • Sound security awareness;

  • Have affinity with or interest in women’s and gender issues, humanitarian action, refugee work, post-conflict or natural disaster situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 17th May 2021

Risk Communication and Community Engagement Assistant 24 May 2021 Nat. Specialist WHO Angola
WHO
Angola
Luanda (AGO)
Portuguese
Immediate
9 months with possibility of extension
24 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 WHO Angola Communication Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Risk Communication and Community Engagement Assistant will:

The incumbent will be responsible of the following:

  • Develop and maintain good and regular working relationships with relevant national and state authorities and other stakeholders such as media, and private sector to promote Covid-19 prevention measures through policies, strategies, and WHO guidelines.
  • Participate actively in RCEC coordination committee and support DNSP in the development, implementation of plans and activities for the prevention and control of Covid-19
  • Collaborate in the development, implementation and evaluation of national strategies, policies and plans for health promotion programs with national authorities and multi-sectoral partners
  • Support priority health programs to strengthen community engagement, social mobilization, behavior change communication, and support multisectoral actions to address health inequities; Increase individual, community and societal participation in health action through empowerment.
  • Provide technical support for the development of guidelines to promote the use of community-based approaches, affordable strategies and technologies for quality service delivery, particularly primary and secondary prevention, including the promotion of health in disease management.
  • Create partnerships and networks to strengthen multidisciplinary and multisectoral collaboration to combat communicable and noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors in the country.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of public health communication interventions for the collaborative program with other partners; Provide technical support for the application of methods such as communication for behavioral change, health education, advocacy and advocacy in health programs.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the WHO Representative.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Have completed a degree of studies in communications (bachelor's level or equivalent), Social science, Anthropologies or medicine at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment or have recently graduated in Public Relations, Journalism, marketing, or a related field.
  • Ability to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy
24 Months

At least 2 years of relevant experience

  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience

Functional Skills, Knowledge (Describe skills and knowledge specific to the post):

  • The incumbent must identify with the core values ​​of the World Health Organization;
  • In-depth knowledge of policies, strategies and guidelines in the field of public health, communicable and noncommunicable diseases including neglected tropical diseases, as well as WHO guidance on risk communication and community engagement. NCDs’ risk factors also include the prevention of visual and auditory disorders and the application of mobile health, with a good understanding of the needs and priorities of the country.
  • Good knowledge of prevention of communicable disease outbreaks and health protection through community engagement and multisectoral action.
  • Strong analytical skill and literacy of sociopolitical, economic, and policy environment of the country.
  • Strong technical and political advice skills based on evidence. Leadership, coordination and supervisory skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively with government and colleagues in a national and international team, share information and data, and make oral and written presentations on technical issues.
  • Good ability to establish and maintain relationships and network with national authorities and other stakeholders in relevant sectors. Understanding of potential motivators in the national context and ability to adapt to new approaches in an increasingly complex environment.
  • Modern management skills (planning and evaluation, etc.) Ability to convey information and options in a structured and credible manner; ability to speak and write clearly.
  • Demonstrate leadership, collaboration, innovation, analytical and problem-solving skills;

Excellent understanding of participatory learning and development, strategic data and information, including the design of research studies.

  • Ability to lead policy dialogue, advocacy, communication with partners on health promotion, noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors.
  • 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 health promotion, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

b) Competencies and values:

  • Commitment to WHO’s values and objectives
  • Ability to work flexibly within short deadlines in a changing environment with competing priorities
  • Share a results-oriented work ethic
  • Fostering integration and teamwork
  • Ability to Creating an empowering and motivating environment
  • Fluency in using Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
No

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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: 24 May 2021

Digital Manager 24 May 2021 Nat. Specialist WHO Angola
Open

Digital Manager

National Specialist
WHO
Angola
Luanda (AGO)
Portuguese,English
Immediate
9 months with possibility of extension
24 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 WHO Angola Communication Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Digital account will:

  • Manage WHO social media digital pages
  • Develop regular WHO social media digital calendar content
  • Collect content and take quality picture to promote WHO programs and health subjects
  • Produce banners and other key digital content on key health subjects
  • Conduct regular media monitoring
  • Track misinformation and rumors in digital platform using different digital key insights platforms
  • Lease under WHO Communication Officer with key partners including MOH to promote health
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Have completed a degree of studies in communications (bachelor's level or equivalent), technologies or IT at a university or equivalent institution prior to commencing the assignment or have recently graduated in Public Relations, Journalism, marketing, or a related field.
24 Months

At least 2 years of relevant experience

  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Ability to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of online dissemination of information, via social media mechanisms and the web and.
  • Thorough understanding of the impact of communications on the reputation, image, and success of an organization, as well as the role the web and social media has in this regard.
  • 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 health promotion, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Commitment to WHO’s values and objectives
  • Ability to work flexibly within short deadlines in a changing environment with competing priorities
  • Share a results-oriented work ethic
  • Fostering integration and teamwork
  • Ability to Creating an empowering and motivating environment
  • Fluency in using Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
No

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?

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: 24 May 2021