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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Expert en gestion / coordination de projet 23 May 2021 Nat. Expert UNDP Burkina Faso
UNDP
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou (BFA)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
23 May 2021

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la direction et la supervision directe chef d'équipe au bureau pays du PNUD chargé de la réduction des risques de catastrophe, du changement climatique ou de la résilience, le/la VNU Expert (e ) national (e) en gestion/coordination de projets apportera son soutien dans les domaines suivants :

Soutien à la gestion de projet :

  • Coordonner la mise en œuvre des activités du projet avec les différentes équipes au niveau du bureau de pays PNUD, les partenaires et les autres parties prenantes tout en assurant l'intégration des considérations relatives aux catastrophes, au changement climatique, aux droits de l'homme et au genre dans les actions mises en œuvre.
  • Fournir un appui administratif et logistique à la préparation des missions, réunions et autres consultations dans les pays.
  • Contribuer à l'élaboration ou à l'amélioration des TdR et autres documents techniques relatifs aux activités du projet.
  • Fournir un appui à la recherche et de conseils techniques en matière de politique et d'appui aux programmes en répondant aux besoins des bureaux régionaux et nationaux liés au projet.
  • Préparer divers documents écrits, selon les besoins (par exemple, des documents de projets, des notes conceptuelles, des notes d'information et des points de discussion).
  • Mettre en place un système dynamique de collecte de données pour s'assurer que les résultats du projet sont mesurés régulièrement et proposer les corrections nécessaires.
  • Assurer la bonne mise en œuvre du projet au niveau national, conformément aux plans de travail, en contribuant à l'atteinte des résultats attendus et à l'impact du projet, en collaboration avec les équipes du PNUD et dans le respect de ses règles et procédures.

Rapports, et suivi et évaluation :

  • Collecter, synthétiser et suivre les informations sur les progrès réalisés dans la mise en œuvre du projet, conformément au portefeuille du PNUD en matière de RRC, de changement climatique et de résilience au niveau national.
  • Analyser les documents et rapports soumis par les partenaires de mise en œuvre et s'assurer qu'ils sont de bonne qualité.
  • Coordonner les rapports sur la RRC, le changement climatique et la résilience (par exemple, les rapports annuels, les rapports des bailleurs de fonds, les rapports de progrès mensuels ; semestriels et annuels, etc.)
  • Mettez en place des mécanismes pour assurer un bon flux d'informations sur la mise en œuvre des projets entre le niveau national et le niveau régional.
  • Fournir régulièrement des informations/données pour la mise à jour des plateformes de communication du PNUD.
  • Fournir des contributions pour la préparation des rapports de projet (y compris les rapports mensuels, trimestriels et annuels).
  • Participer aux différentes réunions relatives au projet et prendre part à toutes les initiatives pertinentes liées au projet et mises en œuvre par les partenaires impliqués.
  • Informer les équipes nationales et régionales de tout retard dans la mise en œuvre des activités du projet et suggérer des moyens de réorientation les activités en question.

Coordination des parties prenantes et création de partenariats :

  • Assurer la participation effective et l'appropriation de toutes les parties prenantes dans les différentes activités au niveau national.
  • Faciliter les échanges réguliers entre les partenaires clés et les parties prenantes au niveau national pour les informer de l'état d'avancement du projet et rechercher l'alignement avec des initiatives complémentaires.
  • Soutenir le développement de partenariats et de relations de travail efficaces avec les partenaires du PNUD, y compris les agences des Nations Unies, les partenaires de mise en œuvre, les institutions gouvernementales, les partenaires techniques et financiers, donateurs bilatéraux et multilatéraux, les OSC et le secteur privé.
  • Contribuer à la préparation des documents de projet ou des notes conceptuelles sur la base des besoins exprimés par les acteurs au niveau national, des leçons apprises et des bonnes pratiques.

Apprentissage et partage des connaissances :

  • Assurer la liaison avec l'équipe de projet, les équipes du bureau pays du PNUD, d’autres agences des Nations Unies et les autres partenaires sur le partage des connaissances, par l'identification et la synthèse des ressources d'information, des leçons apprises et des meilleures pratiques.
  • Capturer sous différents formats, les bonnes pratiques et les leçons apprises de la mise en œuvre du projet au niveau national.
  • Contribuer à l'élaboration de produits et d'outils de connaissance.
  • Contribuer à la mise en place d'un système de gestion des connaissances et au partage des leçons apprises en relation avec les résultats du projet, préparer et produire des études de cas selon les besoins.
  • Soutenir la communication et le plaidoyer sur les principales réalisations.
  • Améliorer la visibilité de l'action et des acquis du projet régional sur la RRC, le climat, les risques et la résilience dans les médias sociaux et d'autres plateformes telles que les sites web, en assurant des mises à jour régulières et en maintenant la qualité et la pertinence du contenu.
  • Apporter des contributions dans des différents réseaux de connaissances et aux communautés des praticiens.
  • Effectuer toute autre tâche qui pourrait être assignée par le superviseur.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Un diplôme universitaire de préférence de niveau Master en Gestion de projet, politique/administration publique, développement économique, développement international, environnement ou domaine connexe.
180 Months
  • Au moins 15 ans d'expérience professionnelle pertinente dans l'appui à la gestion et la coordination de projets/programmes, y compris la communication, le suivi évaluation et la gestion des connaissances.
  • Au moins 3 ans d'expérience professionnelle dans le domaine de la réduction des risques de catastrophes, du changement climatique, des moyens de subsistance et/ou de la gestion des ressources naturelles.
  • Compétence avérée en matière de recherche, d'analyse et de rédaction de documents.
  • Une bonne connaissance du système des Nations unies et d'autres organisations internationales est un atout.
  • Excellentes aptitudes orales et écrites ; excellentes aptitudes à la rédaction, à la formulation de rapports.
  • Excellentes compétences interpersonnelles ; sensibilité culturelle et sociale ; capacité à travailler de manière inclusive et en collaboration avec un éventail de partenaires, y compris les membres des communautés de base, les organisations religieuses et de jeunesse, et les autorités à différents niveaux ; familiarité avec les outils et les approches de la communication pour le développement.
  • Capacité à travailler et à s'adapter professionnellement et efficacement dans un environnement stimulant ; capacité à travailler efficacement dans une équipe multiculturelle composée de personnel international et national.
  • Connaissances générales en informatique, y compris la maîtrise de diverses applications MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.) et du courrier électronique/Internet ; familiarité avec la gestion de bases de données et les équipements de bureautique.
  • Autonome, capacité à travailler avec un minimum de supervision ; capacité à travailler dans des délais serrés.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Gestion de projet

Développement Economique

Développement international

Administration Publique

Environnement

No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 23-05-2021

Gender Specialist 23 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Lao People's Democratic Rep
Open

Gender Specialist

National Specialist
UNDP
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
English,Laotian
Immediate
12 months
23 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 the Head of the Governance Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Gender Specialist will:

  • Provide technical advice on how to mainstream gender issues within existing and future projects, in particular in the area of human rights, rule of law, access to justice, citizen participation and youth engagement;
  • Provide support to the Country Office’s efforts to achieve the Gender Equality Seal in 2021-22;
  • Provide support to the Country Office’s oversight efforts and implementation of the joint UNDP and UNFPA project on the Prevention and Elimination of Violence Against Women for Mainstreaming Gender into the National Development Agenda in the Lao PDR (EVAW Project), under the close guidance and consultation with the supervisor and in line with UNDP’s programming guidelines;
  • Provide coordination support to the Country Office’s implementation of the initiative on Community Outreach for Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment in Coexisting with COVID-19;
  • Support the Sub-regional Gender Specialist in coordinating, liaising and strengthening partnerships with UNFPA, LWU and KOICA as well as with government ministries and mass organizations to aid the mainstreaming of gender issues in respective mandates/portfolio;
  • Support partnerships and advocacy activities at the project level. This requires being maintaining partnerships, familiarizing and exchanging regularly with development partners to track relevant projects and activities that are currently being implemented in the Lao PDR to identify opportunities for collaboration.
  • Monitor progress and risks of the project, capturing results and lessons learned;
  • Support the preparation of reviews and evaluations of the project, as needed in relation to project and institutional development;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Hold a Bachelor or Master level degree in a field related to UNDP’s work areas

12 Months
  • Experience working with gender/GBV/violence against women and girls is highly desirable;
  • Knowledge of international laws and standards on gender issues such as CEDAW and Essential Services Package, is an asset;
  • Experience and knowledge of Lao PDR’s government/mass organization system;
  • Experience working with UN agencies, particularly UN Women, UNDP and UNFPA, is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, 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: 23 May 2021

Project Associate 26 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
Open

Project Associate

International Specialist
UNDP
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
English,Portuguese
15 March 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
26 May 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 Global Fund Project Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Project Associate provides support in execution of services in the Global Fund Project Management Unit (PMU), and supports the design, planning and management of the Global Fund Project by managing data, preparing documentation, ensuring UNDP corporate compliance – including in ATLAS, and facilitating project implementation. The UN Volunteer Project Associate promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations. The UN Volunteer Project Associate supervises and leads project support staff, and supports the Project Manager to coordinate activities of the projects’ staff.

The UN Volunteer Project Associate supports the Project Manager in all activities related to the Project and UNDP efforts on COVID-19 emergency response. Under the supervision of the Global Fund Project Manager of the Project Management Unit (PMU), the UN Volunteer Project Associate works in close collaboration with the M&E, Finance,PSM Units of the PMU, and with operations and programme teams in the CO and UNDP HQs and Government staff to ensure good project management and progress toward achievements of outputs and outcomes.

The UN Volunteer Project Associate will:

a)Ensure implementation of programme strategies, adapt processes and procedures:

  1. Support preparation of strategic documents, Global Fund (GF) related documents and reports (ie: Progress Update and Disbursement Requests – PUDR, concept notes, updates of PR and SR Capacity Assessment Tools and reports, additional reports as required), and contribute to UNDP CO reports (ie: ROAR [Results Oriented Annual Report] preparation) ;
  2. Effective applied Results Based Management (RBM) tools and establishment of management targets for Business Score Card (BSC);
  3. Develop reports for identification of areas for support and interventions (GF cartography updates, risk assessment updates);
  4. Draft amendments, Project Documents, Grant Agreements and other programmatic documents;
  5. Support UNDP on documents preparation for CPD and UNPAF cycle, considering both GF and COVID-19 projects/interventions.
  6. Support implementation of GFP partnerships.

b)Provide effective support to management of the GF Project:

  1. Support preparation of Project documents’ drafts, work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements, DIM (Direct Implementation Modality) reports and follow up to secure authorizations, LPACs (Local Project Approval Committees), Quarterly reports, project documents, SR (Sub Recipient) agreements;
  2. Support initiation and closure of projects, use of software platform Atlas, project monitoring, information updates, budget revisions, documents uploading, Project description per Transparency International requirements;
  3. Support monitoring of project implementation and followed up on performance indicators (Coordination with Monitoring and Evaluation Unit and GF Project);
  4. Support adequate responses to operational, and logistical problems, as part of the PMU Coordination Team;
  5. Support the preparation of project audits and implementation of audit recommendations.

c)Provide support in creation of strategic partnerships:

  1. Analyze information on donors, prepared donor’s profile and database.
  2. Cooperate closely with national institutions to support their institutional capacity development for management of national disease response including donor funded projects.
  3. Work in close collaboration with UN Agencies that are involved on Malaria, HIV-TB-RSSH and COVID-19 emergency response.

d)Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the GF Project,:

  1. Organize trainings for the operations/projects staff on GF Project;
  2. Develop synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in GF Project;
  3. Contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:- 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 reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities using UNV’s Volunteer Reporting Application- 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.

Master degree or equivalent

University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Public Health, Economics, Political, Social Sciences or other relevant field.

24 Months

At least 2 years of progressively responsible programme experience is required at national or international level.

  • Field experience in post-conflict country or in African context is an asset;
  • Previous experience with ATLAS is an asset;
  • Previous UNDP GF experience is an asset;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Progressively responsible programme experience at national or international level.

Language skills:

English (Mandatory) , Level - Fluent

AND - Portuguese (Mandatory) , Level - Working Knowledge

French (Advantage) , Level - Working Knowledge

No

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

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Application deadline: 26-05-2021

Programme Assistant 31 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Ukraine
Open

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
UNFPA
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
English,Russian,Ukrainian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
31 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 UNFPA Program Coordinator or her designated mandated representative(s), the National UN Volunteer will:

 Provide input into arranging the programme activities, supports programme officers in preparation

of budgets, arranging venues, materials and helping in preparation of the presentations;

 Contribute to the preparation of the programme financial reports and follow up actions by collecting

information, preparing tables, drafting selected sections of the report etc;

 Assists in developing tools and mechanisms for effective and efficient implementation of programme

and project budgets;

 Compile relevant background materials and prepares briefs and summaries if requested;

 Support in communication and awareness raising activities targeting gender inequality issues;

 Ensure proper reporting and communications on the conducted events (participants’ analysis,

feedback on the communication products, mass media analysis, etc.);

 Assist in producing media and presentation materials;

 Arrange working meetings and events, prepare draft minutes, communicate draft notes to the

participants and receives feedback;

 Ensure quality and completeness in filing of programme documents; assist in e-archiving, filing, and

maintenance of up-to-date electronic mailing lists on programme and technical matters;

 Undertake logistical, administrative and financial arrangements required for the successful planning

and delivery of technical workshops, inter-agency meetings, panel discussions, roundtables, missions,

and other events organized by the output managers in close collaboration with the operations team;

 Perform assigned tasks within Global Programming System and TRIP system for UNFPA program

management;

 Conduct monitoring visits to the regional events;

 Monitor the assistance provided by UNFPA to implementing partners paying attention to quality of activities and tracking the progress, prioritize the collection of accurate and complete age and sex-disaggregated data;

 Contribute to drafting donor and stakeholder reporting, concept notes, memorandums, official requests and recommendations to streamline gender programme activities;

 Translate and draft letters and other programme documents as well as provide oral translation as may be assigned by the Country Office management;

 Carry out other duties as may be requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
24 Months
  • Relevant professional experience in project monitoring, managing information, coordination or related area;
  • Proficiency in data management and visualization software applications, advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.), teleconferencing is essential;
  • Understanding of the UN SDGs is recommended.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Ukrainian(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

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

Application deadline: 31-05-2020