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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Coordination Associate 09 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNMAS Afghanistan
UNMAS
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 March 2021

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

The UNV Post is paid and fulltime, and UNV work five days per week (40 hours).

Duties of the UNV include, but are not limited to:

- Supports the office’s engagement with the humanitarian community, including in its role as Global Coordinator of the Mine Action Area of Responsibility (MA AoR) within the Global Protection Cluster particularly focusing on issues related to the Afghanistan programme;

- Assists in the organization of meetings, seminars, conferences, workshops, etc. with other Agencies, Funds and Programmes as well as partners on specific humanitarian-related issues;

- Conducts research and drafts official documents related to priorities of UNMAS Afghanistan;

- Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources on assigned topics/issues particularly focusing on issues related to the Afghanistan programme;;

- Contributes to the preparation of various written documents, e.g. drafts sections of studies, background papers, etc.;

- Supports the work of the office on advocacy and outreach particularly focusing on issues related to the Afghanistan programme;;

- Performs other duties as requested by the supervisor (Senior Programme Officer Afghanistan).

-Support development of project management tools and processes to track project delivery

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Hold a bachelors degree or higher

- Be computer literate in standard software applications;

- Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and

24 Months
  • 3 Years’ experience.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications including MS Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Work individually as well as part of a team towards common goals.
  • Fluency in English required
  • Afghan national
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
  • 3 Years’ experience.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications including MS Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Work individually as well as part of a team towards common goals.
  • Fluency in English required
  • Afghan national
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Leadership, Self-Management

Coordination Associate 09 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNMAS Afghanistan
UNMAS
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 March 2021

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

The UNV Post is paid and fulltime, and UNV work five days per week (40 hours).

Duties of the UNV include, but are not limited to:

- Supports the office’s engagement with the humanitarian community, including in its role as Global Coordinator of the Mine Action Area of Responsibility (MA AoR) within the Global Protection Cluster particularly focusing on issues related to the Afghanistan programme;

- Assists in the organization of meetings, seminars, conferences, workshops, etc. with other Agencies, Funds and Programmes as well as partners on specific humanitarian-related issues;

- Conducts research and drafts official documents related to priorities of UNMAS Afghanistan;

- Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources on assigned topics/issues particularly focusing on issues related to the Afghanistan programme;;

- Contributes to the preparation of various written documents, e.g. drafts sections of studies, background papers, etc.;

- Supports the work of the office on advocacy and outreach particularly focusing on issues related to the Afghanistan programme;;

- Performs other duties as requested by the supervisor (Senior Programme Officer Afghanistan).

-Support development of project management tools and processes to track project delivery

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Hold a bachelors degree or higher

- Be computer literate in standard software applications;

- Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter; and

24 Months
  • 3 Years’ experience.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications including MS Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Work individually as well as part of a team towards common goals.
  • Fluency in English required
  • Afghan national
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
  • 3 Years’ experience.
  • Be computer literate in standard software applications including MS Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations and have a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.
  • Work individually as well as part of a team towards common goals.
  • Fluency in English required
  • Afghan national
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Leadership, Self-Management

Associate Reporting Officer 14 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Lebanon
UNDP
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
14 March 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 Conflict Analysis & Mainstreaming Officer the UNDP Coordination unit, the UNV Associate Reporting Officer will provide support to the overall management and smooth implementation of the Tension Monitoring Project. Specific tasks will include:

  • Keep abreast on relevant developments in the social stability sphere;
  • Monitor traditional and social media regarding tensions in Lebanon;
  • Liaise closely with all colleagues in the unit in order to gather and collate data and analysis on tensions monitoring;
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required;
  • Work closely with Information Management colleagues to ensure accurate and attractive data presentation;
  • Assist in the design, production and translation of newsletters, fundraising documents, and factsheets and ad-hoc reports for internal and external use;
  • Assist in the preparation of information packages and briefing kits for meetings;
  • Prepare minutes of meetings and support on follow-up on action points;
  • Assist in the archiving of documents ensuring materials are adequately tracked in shared folders.
  • Assist in capacity building activities, as trainings and workshops;
  • Assist in producing donor’s visibility materials;
  • Assist in drafting narrative and financial reports;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or relevant field;
24 Months
  • At least 1-2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the field of conflict analysis, report writing or communications;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in reporting and editing;
  • 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;
  • Ability to read and interpret;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
No

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

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Associate Reporting Officer (LBNR000403), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Associate Reporting Officer (LBNR000403)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Youth Community Engagement Assistant 21 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNDP Viet Nam
UNDP
Viet Nam
Hanoi (VNM)
Vietnamese,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
21 March 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.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Inclusive Innovation and Youth Officer with dotted reporting line to Youth Co:Lab/Youth Focal and Youth team in UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, the National UN Volunteer, Youth Community Engagement Assistant will:

  • Organise and facilitate online and offline Movers Programme workshops for youth in Viet Nam;
  • Manage and oversee Movers Programme events and and members in Viet Nam;
  • Community engagement and management with alumni of the youth programme, including Movers Programme;
  • Support in adapting and localizing Movers training curriculum for Viet Nam context;
  • Bridge and mobilize partners and resources in Viet Nam to co-convene Movers Programme activities, mentorship and module design;
  • Travel to facilitate Movers Programme workshops if needed;
  • Assist in the Youth Co:Lab Viet Nam activities, i.e. National Dialogue, Ecosystem Discussions and Innovation Challenge;
  • Assist in the creating a robust youth network in Viet Nam;
  • Assist in documentation and knowledge management of YCL and Movers Programme.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor and Youth Co:Lab/Youth Focal.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in business management, marketing, communications, international relations or any related field.
12 Months
  • Previous engagement with youth-related work is a must - experience of volunteering/working/interning in youth focused CSO/s or youth empowerment projects;
  • Demonstrates commitment to UN’s mission, vision and values;
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, diplomacy and sensitivity to confidential matters;
  • Previous assignment in a similar position would be desirable;
  • 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.
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration

-Development programme/project administration: Mandatory
-Community participation and development: Mandatory
-Youth and sports: Mandatory

  • Good command of English and Vietnamese, written and oral; knowledge of regional languages preferred.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Eligible candidates must be between 18 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.

* 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 Vietnam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 21 March 2021