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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Programme Assistant 15 April 2021 Nat. Specialist OHCHR Lebanon
Open

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
OHCHR
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
15 April 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 the Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Assistant, will:

  • Provides assistance in support of planning and implementation activities/processes in relation with OHCHR technical engagement with Syrian civil society and other stakeholders;

  • Conduct researches, data collection and analysis on specific programmes/project related topics, including attending meetings upon delegation, note taking and minutes, preparation of a variety of periodic and ad hoc reports, unofficial translation of documents, statistical tables, graphic content, and other relevant background materials;

  • Assists in the coordination of programme/project planning and preparation; monitors status of programme/project proposals and related activities and deliverables; assists with logistics and IT tasks related to activities, travel arrangements, procurement of equipment and services etc, in close coordination with the administrative unit;

  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of programme/project budget proposals; provides assistance in the implementation of budget guidelines;
  • Supports programme/project managers on internal/external reporting; provides assistance on reporting requirements as per donors’ relevant guidelines, rules and procedures;

  • Contributes to preparation of publications in multiple languages (English and Arabic), including coordination with editor, translation and printing services etc.;
  • Drafts correspondence and communications related to delegated aspects of programme/project administration, including work plan and budgets, revisions and other related issues;

  • Conducts any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. law, political science, international relations, development, or area related to human rights;
48 Months
  • At least four years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in human rights, development, programme management, or other relevant programmes; experience with civil society is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human rights, civic space, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management
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 “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418), 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 “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Monitoring and Reporting Specialist 14 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNWomen Turkey
UNWomen
Turkey
Ankara (TUR)
English
01 June 2021
until 31 May 2022
14 April 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 and under the supervision of the Programmes Manager, the UN Volunteer Monitoring and Reporting Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

1. Provide guidance to the Country Office(CO) in incorporating monitoring and reporting into programme formulation
• Provide quality assurance of program documents through review of results frameworks in order to meet SMART criteria;
• Manage the development of monitoring indicators, monitoring calendars, and field monitoring plans and quality assurance processes; ensure use of relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations are incorporated to programme formulation;
• Provide inputs to the annual work plan monitoring, reviews and reporting;
• Ensure linkage of Annual Work Plans (AWPs) and corresponding Monitoring, Evaluation and Research (MER) Plans with the UN Women Strategic Plan;
• Provide strategic guidance to partners and CO in developing Performance Monitoring Frame-works (PMFs) and Baseline Surveys;
• Ensure the allocation of sufficient funds for monitoring, evaluation and reporting under the two projects.

2. Provide technical guidance to the Country Office(CO) in and oversee monitoring and track-ing of results against country targets and UN Women Strategic Plan pertaining to the two projects.
• Ensure data collection and analysis from field visits are coordinated and standardized;
• Monitor data from partners and beneficiaries on a quarterly basis and draft regular management briefs to inform decision making;
• Visit partners and beneficiaries to support monitoring of results and planning processes and provide technical support to beneficiary and partner organizations in planning, monitoring, re-porting, developing Performance Monitoring Frameworks (PMFs), development and implemen-tation of Baseline and End Line Surveys;
• Lead the review of financial reports based on contractual obligation;
• Monitor the spending of donor funds and other programme expenditures and disbursements;
• Contribute to drafting and monitoring of the UN Women Turkey Office’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research Plan.

3. Oversee reporting of results to internal and external audiences
• Coordinate and provide technical guidance to the Country Office in meeting internal and exter-nal reporting requirements and deadlines, including annual reporting process;
• Provide inputs for the corporate quarterly and annual reports; as well as for inter-agency reports such as for the relevant UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Strategy Results Groups and 3RP coordination mechanisms;
• Prepare result-oriented donor and programme reports (both narrative and financial);
• Ensure use of relevant evaluation findings, conclusions and recommendations are incorporated into programme reporting;
• Review progress reports submitted by partners and beneficiaries and provide feedback to im-prove quality and timeliness of reporting;
• Ensure the availability (including collecting and maintaining) of data for country, regional and global corporate reports, mid-term reviews, and final evaluations;
• Provide support for reporting to UN INFO.

4. Contribute to knowledge building and capacity building
• Identify and disseminate good practices, lessons and knowledge; as identified through pro-gramme implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities;
• Develop capacity development tools, including training materials and packages;
• Manage capacity building opportunities of staff and partners in the region/country in the areas of Results Based Management (RBM), Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E);
• Promote the awareness and understanding of the shared responsibility of M&E among all staff members through communication, training, learning and development activities.
• Ensure coordination and liaison with the Evaluation Specialist and other relevant focal points at the UN Women Europe and Central Asia Regional Office as required.

Master degree or equivalent

Type of degree: Master’s degree (or equivalent) in Political or Social Science, Economics, Interna-tional Development Studies, Gender/Women's Studies or a related field desirable.

60 Months

Years of work experience:

  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in monitoring and reporting of development projects/ programmes;
  • Experience in gender equality projects/programmes is a strong asset;
  • Experience in the United Nations systems in an asset;
  • Field experience is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Development programme/project administration

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UN Women with profession-alism, dedication and client orientation, and who must be willing both to work on programmatic/substan-tive aspects and to provide operational/logistical services. The following competencies are required:
• Strong awareness and sensitivity regarding gender issues;
• Strong knowledge of programme formulation and implementation and Results Based Manage-ment;
• Strong knowledge of monitoring and evaluation, evaluation design, data collection and analysis, and reporting;
• Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports;
• Strong analytical and report writing skills;
• Good knowledge of UN programme management systems;
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and col-laboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members and authorities at different levels;
• Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
• Excellent ability to quickly grasp and synthesize inputs;

• 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;
• Desirable: experience with project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;

Area of expertise requirement:
o Development programme management (Mandatory)
o Monitoring and reporting (Mandatory)
o Development programme/project administration (Mandatory)

No

Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

If you have not yet registered in the UNV Talent pool, please apply by registering your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: Once you have created your UNV account by validating your email address, please complete all sections of your profile.

Go to‘My Page’ section of your profile, click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink and select the special call you would like to apply.

If you are registered in the UNV database, please update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profileGo to ‘My Page’ section of your profile, click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink and select the special call you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 14-04-2021

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United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme which welcomes applications from qualified professionals.