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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Support Officer 10 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Nepal
UNDP
Nepal
Kathmandu (NPL)
English,Nepalese
01 June 2021
12 months
10 May 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Project Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Support Officer will:

1. Admin and Financial Management

  • Assist the programme team in preparing and updating Annual Work Plan and Quarterly Work Plans
  • Assist in compiling supporting documents for preparing payment request for PO and non-PO good/services vendor payments.
  • Review and safely keep VAT bills for claim to IRD.
  • Assist in compilation of grant related documents
  • Assist in new vendor registration process and update/activation of archived vendors
  • Assist in completion of standard forms for email, ATLAS access and UN ID card renewal
  • Coordinate with project personnel for completion of all mandatory UN trainings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Admin and Finance Officer

2. Procurement and Logistic Management

  • Assist in facilitation of procurement of equipment, supplies and services.
  • Assist in dispatch of procured goods and equipment to the assigned destination
  • Assist in maintaining record of office’s purchased goods, received goods from other sources for both expendable and non-expendable items
  • Handle and properly maintain office equipment and supplies.
  • Assist to organize and manage events organized by the Project.
  • Assist to manage travel arrangements for national travel/missions and participants to national level workshops.
  • Assist in office vehicle management, movement and maintenance as required.

4. Support to the project team.

  • Coordinate with relevant stakeholders for confirmation of meetings. Draft meeting minutes and disseminate them in timely manner
  • Assist in maintenance of project communication information database and photo library.
  • Assist in providing necessary support to the project team including technical experts, GESI focal points, Community Volunteers in 6 municipalities and UNDP FOs
  • Assist to ensure GESI is adequately addressed in the project activities in coordination with GESI focal person of PGRP/UNDP.
  • Conduct any other function as requested by the Project Manager
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. management, development, public administration, procurement or human resource or related areas;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration and finance or other relevant programmes; experience with Do No Harm is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Sound knowledge in project management procedures
  • 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 Resilience and Environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Nepalese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • Sound knowledge in project management procedures
  • 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 Resilience and Environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, 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.

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

Application deadline: 10-05-2021.

Fire Safety Officer 20 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Fire Safety Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English
01 October 2021
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
20 May 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 OIC Air Operations Bor and in coordination with Aviation Fire Safety Officer/Marshal, supporting UNMISS Aviation operations by providing firefighting and rescue services in accordance with established rules and regulations, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Responsible in instal, inspect and maintain of UNMISS firefighting equipment and materials at airfields and helipads;
  • Ensure intergrity of all firefighting equipment and materials at airfileds and helipads;
  • Conduct relevant trainings for all firefighters and drivers on the proper operation of all firefighting equipment at airfields and helipads;
  • Conduct fire investigations to establish causes of fires and make appropriate preventive recommendations for future uses;
  • Perform for fire safety surveys at airfileds/helipads and making recommendations to the fire safety officer for effective fire prevention and protective measures;
  • Keeping records of all firefighting equipment and materials at different airfields and helipads and advising the Aviation fire Safety officer on the improvement, replenishment and replacement of fire equipment , materials and chemicals;
  • Respond to aircraft fires, hazardous spills and structural fires on airport/airfield or helipad property;
  • Assist for Aviation Fire safety officer in his day to day duties
  • Perform other duties related to fire fighting and prevention as directed by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • Basic certificate in aviation firefighting and rescue (ICAO 111 or equivalent).
  • Basic First Aid/Life Support qualification is an asset
  • Training in basic instructional techniques is an asset
36 Months
  • At least 03 years professional experience in firefighting operations in the field of aviation, prefereably at level of leading Fireman/Crash tender Operator
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    Firefighting and rescue services
    • General knowledge of international procedures and regulations for firefighting operations, airside vehicle operations and aviation operations required.
    • Basic Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting certificate and basic First AId certificate are mandatory
    • Experience in VHF radio communications.
    • Experience with a large international organization is an added asset.
    • Valid driving license for cars, trucks and fire rucks/heavy equipment with safe driving record.
    • Computer skills: Proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.)
    Yes

    * 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: 20 May 2021