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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
UNV Joven - Asistente de Programa (Programme Clerk) 09 February 2021 Nat. Youth UNHCR Colombia
UNHCR
Colombia
Cucuta (COL)
Spanish
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
09 February 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.

Bajo la supervisión directa de Asociado Snr de Programa, el Joven Voluntario Nacional de las Naciones Unidas llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Brindar asistencia administrativa y apoyo en servicios y actividades de rutina de la Unidad de Programa.
  • Asistir en la organización y documentación de la selección de socios de acuerdo con la política de selección y retención de socios, asegurando la debida diligencia para cumplir con los requisitos de los proyectos.
  • Brindar apoyo para garantizar que los acuerdos de asociación se establezcan de manera oportuna, se monitoreen periódicamente y reporten de acuerdo con las directrices y procedimientos establecidos incluidos en el marco para la implementación con los socios.
  • Guiados por el enfoque MFT, contribuir a monitorear las actividades implementadas a través de socios y aquellas bajo implementación directa de acuerdo con el Manual del Programa y las instrucciones de programación.
  • Contribuir a la revisión y análisis de planes operativos, informes semestrales y de fin de año, asegurando el aseguramiento de la calidad y el cumplimiento de las políticas, lineamientos, procedimientos y estándares establecidos.
  • Generar y mantener registros de la tasa de implementación (progreso en el desempeño y gastos) de manera regular.
  • Usar las herramientas corporativas del ACNUR (por ejemplo, Focus Client, Global Focus Insight y FOCUS Reader, MSRP) para las actividades básicas relacionadas con la planeación, la presupuestación, la implementación y los informes, generando datos basados ​​en evidencia para la toma de decisiones y análisis programáticos.
  • Contribuir activamente a la programación de la comunidad de práctica del ACNUR y contribuir continuamente a la mejora de las herramientas y los procesos de programación.
  • Realizar otras tareas según sea necesario.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Administración, Relaciones Internacionales, Ciencias Sociales y/o políticas, o campos afines
  • Excelentes habilidades informáticas. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, redes sociales, y otros); Conocimiento en formulación de proyectos, ciclos de programas, estándares de informes y Gestión basada en resultados.
12 Months
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • 1 año de Experiencia en manejo y control de proyectos, aspectos financieros y tareas afines al cargo.
  • Experiencia de trabajo en temas programáticos y de marco lógico.
  • Experiencia de trabajo en temas relacionados con cooperación internacional, con población en situación de desplazamiento forzado, refugio, asilo, población vulnerable.
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 09 Febrero 2021 a las 17:59 hrs., Hora de Colombia

YOUTH VOLUNTEERS
Esta es una oportunidad de Voluntariado Joven, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas que tengan entre 18 y 29 años de edad durante toda la asignación de voluntariado.

Private Partnerships Associate 27 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Lebanon
UNICEF
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English,French
Immediate
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
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 “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
UNFPA
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
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
No

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
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: 31 January 2021

Associate RSD Officer 04 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Somalia
Open

Associate RSD Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Somalia
Gaalkacyo (SOM)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
04 February 2021

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

Strategic Direction and Coordination:

  • Stay abreast of legal, political, security and other developments which impact on the protection environment, and in particular, on protection delivery through RSD.
  • Assist in the development of the RSD strategy of the operation and in the annual planning exercise.
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of regional and global RSD standards and policies.

Response and Advice:

  • Review RSD decisions and provide appropriate feedback and guidance to RSD staff. [1]
  • Conduct RSD interviews and draft RSD Assessments in accordance with applicable standards and guidelines.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all work on individual cases.
  • Provide counselling to asylum seekers and refugees.
  • Assist in designing, implementing and revising, as required, operation-specific SOPs for all aspects of the RSD operation in accordance with applicable standards and policies.
  • Systematically apply an age, gender and diversity (AGD) perspective in the performance of assigned functions.
  • Assist in monitoring RSD trends and in compiling and analysing RSD statistics related to RSD case processing to identify and respond to developments or issues impacting on the efficiency or quality of RSD decision-making, and to propose remedial measures.

Advocacy, Information Management and Research:

  • Conduct research on country of origin information (COI) and legal issues related to RSD and assist in maintaining a local repository of relevant information, guidelines and standards accessible to RSD staff in the operation.
  • Ensure that persons of concern, Government authorities and legal partners have accurate information on the RSD procedures, including UNHCR standards, policy and practice.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining processes to ensure that persons of concern, Government authorities and partners have accurate information on the RSD procedures, including UNHCR standards, policy and practice.
  • Assist in initiatives to advocate with and support Government authorities and legal partners to establish and strengthen fair and efficient RSD procedures and RSD decision-making.
  • Promotion and Capacity Building:
  • Assess training needs of UNHCR staff engaged in RSD and related activities and provide on-going training and coaching on legal and procedural RSD issues.
  • Support the development and implementation of RSD training initiatives for Government authorities and legal partners.
  • Human resources:
  • Assist in evaluating and projecting RSD staffing needs using the RSD Staffing Benchmarks.
  • Support UNHCR staff engaged in RSD and related activities and exercise effective oversight.

[1] Note: RSD UN Volunteers are not authorized to endorse and co-sign RSD decisions.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
Law, political science, international relations or another related field.
12 Months
Minimum years of relevant professional job experience, preferably in the area of refugee protection, human rights or international humanitarian law: 2 years (with a postgraduate degree) or 4 years (with an undergraduate degree).

Essential requirement: Proven practical experience in Refugee Status Determination (RSD) case work (drafting and or review).

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working directly with procedures and principles related to RSD.
  • Knowledge of International Refugee Law and Human Rights Law and ability to apply the relevant legal principles.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
  • Age, Gender, and Diversity (AGD) awareness and demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • The ability to work effectively under stress and in crisis situations
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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: 04 February 2021