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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 26 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Congo
UNHCR
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
26 October 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
No

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

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Application deadline: 26 October 2020

Donor Reporting Officer for External Relations 28 October 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Jordan
WHO
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the EXR & Planning Officer and overall guidance of the COVID19 Incident Manager, the UNV Donor Reporting Officer for External Relations will:

  1. Contribute to strengthen the internal coordination among relevant units and programs directly involved in the development and revision of donor reports;
  2. Draft, review and provide quality assurance for technical donor reports, proposals, modification requests, and any other type of fundraising documents and ensure their timely submission;
  3. Establish and monitor the plan of submission of technical and financial reports by donor, program area technical focal point and deadline of submission;
  4. Share regular updates with the Country Office Compliance Officer, as well as Regional Office EXR focal point(s) on the status of clearance and submission of donor reports;
  5. Support Country Office technical officers in the area of quality control and quality assurance of the technical donor reports as well as briefs and proposals;
  6. Provide on-the-job training to Country Office technical officers on how to develop the content for donor-related products (i.e. donor reports, briefings, proposals) according to Results-Based Management (RBM) standards and guidelines;
  7. Support the development of donor briefs, background papers for a diverse array of activities for senior management;
  8. Work closely with procurement, logistic, HR and technical staff to monitor donor stewardship (implementation rates, etc.) and ensure that activities and expenditures are aligned with the approved agreements and correctly reflected in the donor reports, briefs, etc.
  9. Work closely with Administration and Finance to prepare the financial reports;
  10. Coordinate with the Country Office M&E team to ensure the correct application of M&E tools and information for the preparation of donor reports and other EXR-related products (i.e. briefs and proposals);
  11. Work closely with the Country Office Communication team to maintain updated the visibility and advocacy plan of work by donor and present the visibility and advocacy products to external partners through reports and /or ad-hoc briefings;
  12. Coordinate and follow-up on questions with RO/HQ GM/EXR, and other units (such as communications, Emergency Operations, etc);
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor dgree in Social Sciences, Journalism, Public Health, Communication OR degree in similar field combined with a professional qualification in project management accreditation;
48 Months
  • Minimum 4 years previous experience in development project operations manuals, SOPs, guidelines and procedures;
  • Good understanding of the workflows at humanitarian and development projects
  • Good working knowledge of the Project Appraisal Document (PAD) and POM
  • Good analytical and communication skills; 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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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.

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

Application deadline: 28-October-2020.

Education Officer 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Education Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
French,English
Immediate
11 months
29 October 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

This UNV position will provide to the incumbent opportunity to improve understanding of concrete implementation of education policies and strategies. It will give her/him means to feed her/him academic reflection and such as education information management to finally formulate innovative outputs. Alongside with programming, the position aims at providing the Education Programme with ingenuous and simple feedback for enhancing programming process through the contribution to establishment of a mechanism of proper data collection and analysis as well as reporting and knowledge management. Therefore, the incumbent will have the opportunity to participate to programmatic field visits to discover what is at stake in both development and humanitarian contexts.

She/he will gain an understanding of cross sector work and will have opportunity to work as an insider for few days in other sections mainly protection, wash, nutrition and C4D.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Education, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • the collection of data on different education projects, including emergency interventions and with a strong gender prospective;
  • Assist the EMIS Specialist and the education in emergency specialist at national level in setting up and filling a mechanism of education data monitoring including in an innovative perspective, for example based on rapid pro;
  • the analysis and development of periodic reports and knowledge management document related to education programme interventions;
  • ensure double check of the accuracy of the information.
Master degree or equivalent

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNICEF with accuracy, professionalism, dedication and client orientation.

  • Advanced/ university degree (Master’s or higher) in relevant background in Education or Social Science;
24 Months
  • Good skills in computer science and usual software is required
  • Interest demonstrated in developing country work and emergency is considered
  • Computer skills: Good knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and any other data including internet navigation, office applications with advanced knowledge of social media, webtools, website design and creation; technical competence in producing for various media formats (print, web, social media);

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
  • Good knowledge of international development and humanitarian issues, including aid policies of major donors particularly those pertinent to UNICEF in DRC;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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.

Application deadline: 29 October 2020