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Category Host entity Country
Private Partnerships Associate 27 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
12 months
27 January 2021

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

Under the supervision of Private Partnerships Specialist, the UNV Private Partnerships Associate will:

Communication for Private Sector donor Visibility and Trust Building

  • Organize and participate in communication/content production missions in the field (storytelling, photography and video recording) to produce content mainly for private sector donors, human interest stories, and produce ad hoc requests by private sector partners/donors;
  • Create, edit, repurpose and publish a wide variety of engaging content for digital channels, using audiovisual products (videos, photos, newsletters etc.) targeting the private sector;
  • Ensure the accurate, timely and effective delivery of digital content, optimized for search and audience engagement, working closely with the digital team;
  • Create and document best practices on LinkedIn and support the office’s efforts in communicating on the platform;
  • Provide support in creating and curating content to be disseminated through UNICEF Lebanon platforms contributing to trust building, brand positioning and donor visibility, among other strategies linked to UNICEF Lebanon Private Fundraising and Partnerships Strategy;
  • Analyze what works and what does not on LinkedIn, share findings with the digital team and coordinate initiatives to enhance reach and engagement with target audiences through this platform;
  • Identify articles, stories, resources, or other content that is relevant to share on LinkedIn, highlighting UNICEF Lebanon results;
  • Assist in mapping/identifying major LinkedIn UNICEF accounts and private sector accounts of relevance to the private sector strategy;
  • Generate weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports on the social media key performance indicators (LinkedIn and Twitter);
  • Monitor targeted private sector accounts, UNICEF accounts and other UN accounts on LinkedIn to identify partnerships, inspiring content, etc.;
  • Assist with logistics and coordination of LinkedIn activities and live coverage events;
  • Under the coordination of the Digital Officer, produce a LinkedIn content plan to be shared on a weekly basis;

Conduct Research and due diligence on Local Private Sector Prospects

  • Monitor communication of partner organizations, UN agencies, relevant to the area of private partnerships and fundraising;
  • Implement in-depth open-source research on prospect local organizations and feed into the overall local due diligence process;

Administrative support

  • Support in private sector event coordination;
  • Support in completion of the Contribution In-Kind process liaising with the Supply section as needed;
  • Under the coordination of the section’s focal point for partners field visits, support with private sector donor field visits;
  • Liaise with Supply and programme colleagues to get updates on private sector related operations, (e.g. Distribution of in-kind donations, etc.);Other tasks related to the area of private partnerships might be required depending on updated plans or areas of the UNV’s interest.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Communication Arts, Marketing, Advertising, Audio visual, Journalism, Mass Media, Psychology, Sociology or any area related;
24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communication, advertising, content production, marketing. or other relevant programmes; experience with event management is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization, corporate sector, etc.;
  • Proficiency in digital storytelling, photo and video editing software (final cut pro X, Adobe Premiere, Lightroom)
  • Excellent knowledge and writing skills for social media platforms (particularly LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • 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 human rights advocacy, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

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 “Private Partnership Associate (LBNR000387), 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 “Private Partnership Associate (LBNR000387)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

External relations and reporting analyst 31 January 2021 Int. Youth UNFPA Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
12 months with possibility of extension
31 January 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 the MSU Program Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the External Relations and Reporting UNV will:

1. Support the oversight of quality donor reports through substantive inputs and editing, focusing on achievement of the following results:

· High-quality donor reports produced according to the standard UNFPA formatting and style, customized to donor interests and requirements

· Technical units responsible for drafting and reviewing donor reports informed in a timely fashion of specific issues that require re-drafting of the donor report

· Any Cover letter to the donor report drafted, summarizing achievements of the reporting period, commenting on future plans

· Success stories, project/program results and other outcomes of special interest or note identified and brought to attention of supervisor and management for advocacy and donor relations purposes

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

2. Manages the process and flow of donor reporting and other donor-related matters, including support to donor relations and fundraising, focusing on achievement of the following results:

· Efficient and effective production of quality donor reports in a timely fashion and with a results-based focus; reports issued on DARTS.

· Donor reporting systems regular updated and maintained; management of reporting infrastructure refined and strengthened;

· Donor report origination, review and clearances and sign-off on narrative report monitored for timeliness; liaison with Finance unit and alignment of financial reporting with narrative report

· Routine and extraordinary donor correspondence as needed, including acknowledgements for contributions and pledges, requests for no-cost extensions

· Monitor earmarking level of funding for UNFPA Country operation and ensure appropriate visibility for donor contributions in compliance with UNFPA guidelines and specific donor requirements.

3. Support to strengthen internal donor reporting capacity, focusing on achievement of the following results:

· Donor reporting process codified, including areas of responsibility and timeframes for actions, in consultation with other responsible technical units; disseminated and updated, as necessary

4. Provides support to UNFPA’s advocacy, and resource mobilization activities, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

· Editorial support to proposals, ensuring proposals are clear and technical input by GBV and RH and PD units is coherent and clear to a non-technical audience

· Management of proposal writing, including coordination of input by different technical units, finance and other

· Monitoring and tracking of proposals submitted to donors, and tracking newly-signed agreements; responding to capacity needs of information sharing and quality control to support improved and more coherent donor relations

· Assist in the dissemination of information to internal and external audiences, by keeping mailing lists up to date, and disseminating key documentation and information to support country operations and corporate communication processes and priorities.

· Promote visibility of UNFPA’s work and donor support, and advocate for support for the people of concern through ensuring on-site visibility, external reporting and inputs for online/digital content (including leading and supervising multi-media production).

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

· 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 self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· 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.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Social Science, International Relations or other related area.

24 Months

2 years of professional work experience at the international level or with international exposure. Experience within donor organizations is an asset, as is experience working in other UN agencies or other international development organization; previous experience with UNFPA is an added value.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

Application procedure
* 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
* 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: 31 January 2021

Gender Equality Analyst 25 January 2021 Int. Youth UNWomen United States of America
United States of America
New York (USA)
12 months
25 January 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

The Young Women Leaders Programme is an opportunity for 10 young women from the global South to bring their voices, passion and commitment to Gender Equality by learning and contributing across UN Women’s operations in New York City for one year.

Each UN Youth Volunteer under the Young Women Leaders Programme will work closely under the supervision of an experienced UN Women subject matter expert, to develop a work and learning plan.

A specific set of tasks mutually agreed upon between the Young Women Leader (YWL) and supervisor will be drawn from the following broad areas of work taking into consideration career aspirations, individual motivation and organizational needs.

Candidates will be matched with one of the available positions in the area below based on their expression of particular interest.

Please find here a list of general functions and responsibilities that a YWL may be assigned. Based on the selected areas below in which the YWL will be working (as specified below), the supervisor and YWL will develop a more detailed description of assignment

Project Management:

  • Provide inputs to, compile and analyze information related to project or initiative within area of interest
  • Monitor, coordinate and draft reports on activities
  • Raft new proposals or ideas

Policy development

  • Perform background research
  • Provide technical inputs to documents and policies

Knowledge management

  • Provide inputs to knowledge management products
  • Draft briefing notes and presentations
  • Gather and analyze data
  • Draft training materials and organize training sessions

Administration and Operations

  • Develop templates and forms and gather inputs as needed
  • Maintain and databases
  • Respond to queries
  • Provide suggestions for business and operations improvements

Communication and Advocacy

  • Draft, provide input to and disseminate communication materials
  • Maintain and update webpages, intranet pages or other communication channels


  • Reach out to Regional Office and Country Office focal points as needed
  • Respond to queries from stakeholders
  • Participate in internal and external working groups

Candidates will be matched with one of the available positions in the areas below based on their expression of particular interest

  1. Administration – Degree in Business & Administration.

The Division of Management and Administration is responsible for the operational support and management of financial, and administrative resources including information communications and technology, the effective and efficient delivery of essential operations services in UN Women, continuous development and improvement in operations, policies, and methods to align with UN Women and stakeholders’ evolving business needs and advisory support.

  1. Communications & Advocacy Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, media, public relations

The Communications & Advocacy Section is responsible for proactively advancing the strategic positioning of UN Women and its mandate in this context through effective outreach through its strategic communications capacity and function. UN-Women has increasingly and with measurable success and impact used campaigns to drive awareness and engagement on gender equality issues; these are conceptualized and spearheaded by the Communications and Advocacy Section which consists of a team with various communications backgrounds in amongst others, media relations, social media, video and photography, digital content, publications and editing.

  1. Partnership & Resource Mobilization – Degree in economics, business management, social sciences, public administration, international relations, communications, women's studies

The Resource Mobilization (RM) Section, which is part of the Strategic Partnerships Division leads the development of Resource Mobilization strategies to reach the targets for voluntary contributions in support of the UN Women Resource Mobilization and Partnership Strategy 2018-2021 to deepen and broaden the donor base in order to secure the resources required to fulfil UN Women's mandate in line with the Strategic Plan. Funding sources include governments, the private and voluntary sector, National Committees and other UN entities.

  1. Strategic Planning Degree in international development or public administration, economics

The Strategy, Planning and Resources and Efficiency Division (SPRED) is responsible for advising Senior Leadership on integrating corporate strategy with the resources and setting measurement standards to ensure the organization is working toward achieving the goal of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEEW) in line with the SDG’s, the 2030 Agenda and the UN Women Strategic Plan. The Division monitors compliance with the standards and safeguards for the risks that have been identified to improve decision-making and achieving results while increasing transparency and accountability to its Governing Bodies and Stakeholders. Specifically, the Division 1) formulates policies and procedures aligned to the corporate objectives, internal controls and risk management 2) coordinates strategic, programme and budget plans, 3) manage resource allocation from all sources and 4) monitors and reports on corporate programme and budget implementation in line with the UN Women Strategic Plan

  1. UN CoordinationDegree in international development, public administration, public policy, or other relevant social science field

The UN System Coordination Division leads, coordinates and promotes the accountability of the United Nations system in its work on gender equality and the empowerment of women” at the global, regional and country levels, including the coordination of gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment dimensions of the 2020 agenda, facilitating the UN SWAP implementation at System and Country Level, mainstreaming gender across the UN System and providing capacity development support to other agencies as needed

  1. Policy SupportDegree in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development

The Policy, Programme and Intergovernmental Division (PPID) provides global support to UN Women offices at Headquarters and in all field locations to deliver results in support of UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021 and internationally agreed goals on gender equality and women’s empowerment, including the Beijing Platform for Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Division provides intellectual and strategic leadership on normative support and the delivery of integrated policy and program advice, including through policy analysis and gender mainstreaming. UN Women leverages innovation, knowledge management, and cutting-edge technical expertise to support UN Women programmes and to build the capacity of partners to deliver results on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

UN Women provides Policy support in the areas of Economic Empowerment, Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW), Humanitarian Action, Leadership and Governance, Peace and Security, and Research and Data

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree (with two years of experience) or Master's degree (with minimum one year of experience) in a related field is required:

  1. Administration –Business & Administration
  2. Communications & Advocacy –communications, public relations, journalism
  3. Partnership & Resource Mobilization –economics, business management, social sciences, public administration, international relations, communications, women's studies
  4. Strategic Planning –international development or public administration, economics
  5. UN Coordination –international development, public administration, public policy, or other social science
  6. Policy Support - social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development
12 Months

Demonstrated commitment to Gender Equality and 1 year of experience with Master's Degree; 2 years of experience with Bachelor’s Degree.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
  • Knowledge of gender equality and women's rights issues;
  • Strong IT literacy in standard applications is mandatory (Excel, Word, PowerPoint,etc)
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills

Language skills

Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Working knowledge of another UN Official language (e.g. Arabic, French, Spanish) is desirable.

Core Values and Guiding Principles

The UN Volunteer will adhere to the UN Women’s core values, integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity, as well as its core competencies related to Awareness and Sensitivity regarding gender issues, accountability, creative problem solving, effective communication, inclusive collaboration, stakeholder engagement, leading by example.

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637

UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have an account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’.

Application deadline: 25 January 2021

Eligibility criteria

Applicants for the Young Women Leaders Programme must be nationals of the Global South and no older than 29 years old throughout the entire duration of the assignment.

Applications from women with disabilities, LGBTQI, gender non-conforming individuals, and other marginalized groups are especially encouraged to apply.