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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Child Protection Officer 20 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Afghanistan
UNICEF
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 January 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Child Protection Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Supports to programme development and planning
  • Participates throughout the process of planning and preparation to provide inputs and support to Child Protection Programmes using results-based planning methodology (RBM).
  • Assists in preparation of relevant documentations for programme review and approval.

  1. Programmemonitoring and delivery of results
  • Participates in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme mid-year and end-year reviews with government and counterparts to assess progress and to determine required actions to achieve results.
  • Provides support to monitor Child Protection programmes through monthly data collection and analysis on key child protection indicators (SMQs and RAM) using national surveys, current research, programme reports, field visit reports etc.

  1. Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Facilitate and arrange for programme meetings including programme development and planning, support to administrative tasks as required.
  • Assists in drafting of relevant meeting minutes, briefs, power points and other strategic programme materials for management use, information and dissemination.

  1. Knowledge Management
  • Supports the development of Child Protection Section designated page and related folders on UNICEF Enterprise Management System (sharepoint) in collaboration with the SPERE focal person and Child Protection Team. Support migration of data/resources as well as on-site support to promote collaboration platforms for increased usuage by Child Proection Team for joint planning and programming purposes.
  • Assists in compiling contribution to the UNICEF HQ and ROSA E-bulletins and other requests for subsmissions.

  1. Innovation and knowledge management
  • Helps roll-out of U Report within the Child Protection Programme.

Furthermore, UN Youth 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;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • 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 Youth 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
  • A first university degree in anthropology, Social Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education, or another Human Development related field and an advanced university degree in a relevant field is required.
24 Months
  • Strong competency Information Technology and use of Microsoft Office, especially using programmes for data management, infographics, intranet etc is required.
  • At least two years of professional work experience at national level in the field of child rights and/or knowledge management is required. Experience in Child Protection is a strong asset, with additional emphasis on working with and for young people, program guidance, technical support, information management.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and local languages is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Early childhood, compulsory and higher education
  • Strong competency Information Technology and use of Microsoft Office, especially using programmes for data management, infographics, intranet etc is required.
  • At least two years of professional work experience at national level in the field of child rights and/or knowledge management is required. Experience in Child Protection is a strong asset, with additional emphasis on working with and for young people, program guidance, technical support, information management.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and local languages is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
No

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

Human Rights Officer 21 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
01 February 2021
until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
21 January 2021

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

Under the general supervision of the Human Rights Officer/Team Leader, the UNV Associate Human Rights Officer will work with the Human Rights Team in the UNAMA South East Regional Office – Gardez

Within delegated authority, the Associate Human Rights Officer will be responsible for:

  • Providing substantive guidance and operational monitoring support on issues related to protection of civilians, elimination of violence against women, children affected by armed conflict, monitoring places of detention/prohibition of torture and human rights aspects of peace and reconciliation/transitional justice;
  • Drafting substantive analysis based on field monitoring and research undertaken by the Team at the direction of the Team Leader or of the Human Rights Service – Headquarters thematic Team Leaders;
  • Supporting preparation of weekly and other internal reports and submissions to the Human Rights Service;
  • Providing substantive advice and organisational leadership, under the supervision of the Team Leader to prepare consultations and advocacy with local governmental officials, community leaders, civil society activists, and communities affected by civilian casualty incidents;
  • Organizing visits to places of detention, including facilities run by the National Directorate of Security, Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army, juvenile rehabilitation centres, and provincial prisons;
  • Ensuring close internal coordination between the Human Rights Team, the Head of Field Office and other UNAMA entities through information-sharing, and providing guidance and advice on the work of the Human Rights Service;
  • Representing the Human Rights Service, as appropriate, at specific official functions, meetings and thematic events related to the mandate, including protection of civilians, children affected by armed conflict, women’s rights and violence against women, detention-related issues and human rights aspects of peace processes with other UN agencies, civil society groups, humanitarian organizations, government officials, Afghan National Security Forces and the Resolute Support Mission (RSM);
  • Performing Any Other Duties as required, e.g. when working with (including supervising) national staff or non-governmental counterparts; the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development of national staff through coaching, mentoring, formal and on-the-job training.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first level University Degree in Social Sciences, Law, Gender Studies, Political Sciences or International Relations. A Master’s Degree in Human Rights, or any of the said fields, would be an advantage.

24 Months

Two years progressively responsible experience in human rights, socio-economic development or law in a conflict/crisis setting; Relevant professional experience in the promotion of women’s rights and elimination of violence against women and girls, as well as conducting investigations into serious human rights violations and/or abuses, including persons deprived of their liberty; Knowledge and work experience with government, inter-governmental organisations, international NGOs and/or national NGOs in the areas of human rights, gender and development; Experience in policy dialogue with sub-national stakeholders is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Experience in Human Rights work in conflict zone and knowledge of the UNAMA Human Rights Mandate, its operational goals and working methodology will be considered an asset

No

Accountability, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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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.

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Application deadline: 21 January 2021

Human Rights Officer 17 January 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
Open

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Bangui, Kanga Bandoro, Bouar, Bria (CAF)
French,English
01 July 2020
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
17 January 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Chief Human Rights officer and his designated official in the Sector and/or Officer in Charge Human Rights Office and within delegated authority, the UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Researches and collects information pertaining to human rights matters, including their gender dimensions, from a variety of data sources; assists in the analysis of information, to include the impact on the human rights situation in CAR.
  • Enter all cases on the human rights database according to human rights standards and its methodology.
  • Maintains awareness of current human rights issues in the Region assigned to include relevant political and legal developments.
  • Contributes to the identification of human rights issues/problems, including their gender dimensions, through good research and analysis and timely preparation of reports, etc.
  • Liaises with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners to create baseline data on the human rights situation in the Region assigned with special attention to vulnerable groups.
  • Participates with other Human Rights Officers in discussions with relevant authorities and other influential actors with the aim of stopping or preventing human rights violations or seeks other remedial action by the authorities to prevent similar violations occurring in the future.
  • Drafts a variety of types of reports relating to human rights matters.
  • Participates in human rights training programmes for national law enforcement officials, representatives of the civil society and human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in order to promote national capacity building.
  • Reviews human rights issues, including their gender dimensions, and participates in discussions with other Human Rights Officers on the integration of these issues into political, humanitarian and economic efforts and programmes.
  • Contributes to formulating courses of action that aim to alleviate immediate and long-range human rights problems.
  • Demonstrates effective interaction with colleagues and other concerned parties internally and externally.
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.
  • Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are expected 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;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • 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

An advanced university degree ( Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is also accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

36 Months
  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or a related area.

  • Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is required. Experience in working in a United Nations common system field operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds, and programmes) – or similar international organization or non-governmental organization – in a conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage. Experience working on thematic issues relevant to the MINUSCA mandate and/or work experience in Central Africa is desirable

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Human rights
Yes

Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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Application deadline: 17-01-2021

UNV Especialista – Apoyo a la Coordinada del Subgrupo de Protección de la Niñez 17 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Colombia
UNICEF
Colombia
Bogota (COL)
Spanish,English
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
17 January 2021

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

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Área de Protección de UNICEF o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Co-liderar la coordinación del Subgrupo de Protección de la Niñez, promoviendo y facilitando la participación activa de los actores clave de protección de la niñez, y coordinando con las instituciones del estado relevantes para responder las necesidades de protección de la niñez en emergencias humanitarias ligadas al conflicto armado y desastres naturales.
  • Trabajar con los actores de protección para evaluar las necesidades del sector. Coordinar con otros sectores para incorporar la protección de la niñez en evaluaciones inter-agenciales, para asegurar que se identifiquen las brechas, recursos y necesidades.
  • Facilitar la planificación e implementación estratégica de la respuesta del Subgrupo de Protección de la Niñez en la acción humanitaria a través del diseño de un plan de trabajo para el 2021. Asegurar la creación de procesos para monitorear de manera regular que los objetivos marcados en el plan de trabajo se hallan alcanzados.
  • Organizar y facilitar una reunión mensual el tercer jueves de cada mes para el intercambio de información entre actores de protección de la niñez en el accionar humanitario.
  • Asegurar que se fortalezcan las capacidades de las organizaciones miembro del Subgrupo de Protección de la Niñez, y desarrollar las capacidades nacionales y locales en preparación, respuesta y protección de niños, niñas y adolescentes en el accionar humanitario.
  • Colaborar con el Clúster de Protección y con OCHA para asegurar que la información clave de protección de la niñez, los análisis, preocupaciones y respuesta estén reflejados en todos los documentos e iniciativas humanitarias (HRP, Plan de Respuesta de COVID, 345W, SitReps, etc.).
  • Abogar por la protección de niñas, niños y adolescentes en el accionar humanitario, y en nombre del Subgrupo de Protección de la Niñez.
  • Asegurar que hay un canal de comunicación entre el nivel nacional y los territorios, para promover y fortalecer una respuesta de protección de la niñez más estandarizada en todas las áreas afectadas por emergencias humanitarias ligadas al conflicto armado y desastres naturales. Apoyo técnico a los equipos de coordinación a nivel territorial para incorporar la protección de la niñez en la respuesta humanitaria.
  • Participación en las estructuras de coordinación interagencial e interinstitucional a nivel nacional para responder a la protección de la niñez en emergencias ligadas al conflicto armado y desastres naturales.
  • Trabajar con el Clúster de Protección y las áreas de responsabilidad (el Subgrupo de Violencia Basada en Género y el Subgrupo de Acción contra minas antipersona) y otros sectores clave para identificar oportunidades para integrar la protección de la niñez en actividades de protección y en la respuesta de otros sectores, evitando duplicación. Asegurar que los subgrupos de protección de la niñez y VBG trabajan juntos para responder a las necesidades de NNA, y prevenir cualquier daño en NNA, aun sin intención, como resultado de una asistencia humanitaria inapropiada.
  • Asegurar la integración de áreas transversales como género, PEAS, protección y salvaguardia de la niñez y discapacidad.
  • Promover y apoyar la adherencia a las normas mínimas de protección de la niñez y adolescencia en emergencias humanitarias.
  • Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Nivel Académico Requerido: Título de Posgrado (Maestría)

  • Profesional en ciencias sociales, ciencia política, relaciones internacionales y afines.
  • Especialización o Maestría en asuntos relacionados con DDHH, niñez y adolescencia es deseable.
60 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Early childhood, compulsory and higher education
  • Afinidad o interés en enfoque de derechos de niños, niñas y adolescentes, especialmente, en contextos de movilidad humana, el voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.
  • Precisión y profesionalismo en la producción y edición de documentos.
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo.
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional.
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina.
  • Motivación por iniciativa propia, capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados.
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad.
  • Estar radicado en Bogotá
No

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

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Fecha límite para postularse: 17-Ene-2021 a las 17:59hrs, horario de Bogotá

Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad colombiana. Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a nacional.

UNV Especialista (PEAS/AS) 17 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Colombia
UNICEF
Colombia
Bogota (COL)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months
17 January 2021

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

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de la Oficial de Género y Desarrollo/Punto focal de PEAS/AS o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Apoyo a la implementación y seguimiento al Plan de Acción del Sistema para prevenir y responder a la Explotación y Abuso Sexual, así como al Acoso Sexual en el ámbito laboral (2019-2021). El cuál incluye pero no se limita a:
    1. Apoyar al punto focal principal y el equipo de puntos focales de apoyo para PEAS/AS a conocer sus roles y responsabilidades y contar con las herramientas y recursos para poner en marcha, coordinar, monitorear y reportar la implementación y resultados del Plan de Acción de PEAS/AS.
    2. Apoyar que el staff, UNVs, consultores/as, personas de servicios generales de aseo y seguridad de la Oficina de UNICEF en Colombia reciban las herramientas y el conocimiento para reportar, prevenir y responder a casos o sospechas de explotación, abuso y acoso sexual en la Organización.
    3. Apoyar que los socios implementadores y demás asociados en la ejecución de UNICEF Colombia reciban apoyo y herramientas para instalar capacidad en sus organizaciones para prevenir las EAS/AS, y tienen clara la ruta de reporte de casos a UNICEF.
    4. Apoyar que la comunidad participante de los proyectos de UNICEF Colombia tenga acceso a rutas seguras, con enfoque de género, niñez, discapacidad y étnico para informar casos o sospechas de explotación y abuso sexual, y que reciban asistencia inmediata y de calidad cuando son sobreviviente y/o reportan.
    5. Proponer, ajustar y reportar los avances y desafíos de la implementación del Plan de Acción de PEAS/AS de la oficina de UNICEF Colombia.
    6. Participar y apoyar en todas las actividades conexas de la red PEAS/AS Inter agencial.
    7. Apoyar en la evaluación de los sistemas operativos y la capacidad de PEAS/AS a los socios implementadores y asociados en la ejecución de programas y proyectos de UNICEF Colombia.
    8. Desarrollar el plan de formación de capacidades de PEAS/AS para socios implementadores y asociados en la ejecución de UNICEF Colombia.
    9. Apoyar la Estrategia de Comunicaciones externa e interna de PEAS/AS de UNICEF Colombia.

Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Título universitario en Ciencias Sociales y/o Derecho, con enfoque de género o áreas relacionadas con violencia sexual y enfoques de niñez y adolescencia.
24 Months
  • Al menos 2 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en procesos de prevención y respuesta a la explotación y el abuso sexual, o en otros programas relevantes; experiencia con trabajo con niñez y adolescencia es valorada, así como experiencia trabajando en la ONU o en otras organizaciones internacionales de desarrollo;
  • La persona debe tener conocimientos y experiencia en procesos de prevención y respuesta a la explotación y los abusos sexuales contra la niñez y adolescencia, así como trabajo con con enfoque de género. Es reconocida la experiencia previa en el Sistema de Naciones Unidas
  • Experiencia de trabajo con comunidades, organizaciones de la sociedad civil y entidades gubernamentales. Alto compromiso profesional y ético, flexibilidad y capacidad de adaptación para promover el desarrollo de actividades y el logro de los resultados.
  • Precisión y profesionalismo en la producción y edición de documentos;
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Motivación por iniciativa propia, capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
  • Afinidad o interés en UNICEF, el voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.
  • Estar radicado en Bogotá, Colombia
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Early childhood, compulsory and higher education
No

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

* ¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU?
Primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Hay la posibilidad de cambiar la opción de idioma al hacer clic en la palabra "English" en la esquina superior derecha.Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar.

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Fecha límite para postularse: 17-Ene-2021 a las 17:59hrs, horario de Bogotá

Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad colombiana. Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a nacional.

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.

Human Rights Associate 17 January 2021 Int. Specialist OHCHR Mauritania
Open

Human Rights Associate

International Specialist
OHCHR
Mauritania
Nouakchott (MRT)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
17 January 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 the overall supervision and guidance of the Representative of the Country Office and under the direct supervision of the deputy-head of office and coordinator of the project, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Facilitate the implementation of human rights mandate in the designated area of responsibility (AOR);
  • Gather information, analyse and report on the human rights situation in the designated AOR, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Follow up on individual cases of violation of human rights and related issues with authorities with the aim of stopping or preventing human rights violations or seeking remedial action by the authorities to prevent similar violations occurring in the future;
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of strategies aiming at enhanced protection of human rights in the AoR; Establish and maintain contacts with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners operating in the AOR;
  • Assist in conducting human rights capacity-building activities and in developing and implementing human rights training programmes; Contribute to and/or draft various reports, communications, briefing notes, statements or other products;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions and investigations into abuses/violations of human rights;
  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database;
  • Conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;
  • Ensure human rights mainstreaming within UN planning and programming; Ensure the integration of gender perspectives, with specific attention to issues related to women and girls, including gender based violence, within all assigned human rights activities;
  • Represent the UN human rights component at working level meetings, as relevant;
  • Participate in monitoring cases of human rights violations
  • Prepare drafts of monitoring missions reports as well as weekly reports

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.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Degree level: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent). First-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Type of degree: Law, political science, international relations, social science, or another discipline relevant to human rights
24 Months
  • Two years of work experience in a field related to human rights. Knowledge of international human rights instruments and tools for the promotion and protection of human rights is required. Knowledge of international humanitarian law is desirable. Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is desirable.
  • Experience in research and drafting documents, such as reports, is desirable. Experience working in Sahel is desirable. Experience working in a developing, conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in training, detention, or operational communication, or other relevant programmes; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Human rights
  • 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;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in promotion and protect of human right for all, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, 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: 17-01-2021