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Deadline
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Administrative Officer 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Administrative Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
05 June 2021
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
08 March 2021

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

Under the overall direction of and reporting to the Head of Engineering Support Unit, responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in daily routine administrative issues, such as, but not limited to: drafting memoranda, faxes, letters etc, making copies, following up on the progress of document submission and approval status, maintaining filing system and conducting archiving for all units of Engineering Section;
  • Ensure all Engineering records, recruitment files, staffing tables and Organigrams are up-to-date;
  • Prepare and process relevant documents for recruitments and extensions of contracts for international, national and UN Volunteers; assist with the succession planning of retiring/checking out staff members;
  • Prepare regular and updated recruitment status for international, national and UN Volunteers and assisting/recommending on recruitment processes and procedures to Hiring Managers;
  • Schedule and coordinate interview related activities for staff such as UN Volunteers and national staff; assisting with documenting UN Volunteers/National Staff recruitment interviews as and when required;
  • Assist and advise newly arrived staff on pertinent administrative tasks prior to deployment such as accommodation requests, requests for equipment such as radio and computer, Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies (GITT) forms to accomplish, etc.;
  • Monitor, prepare, review and submit Monthly Attendance records to Time and Attendance Unit;
  • Prepare written responses to queries concerning Engineering and Human Resources related matters such as contract extensions, entitlements like home leave/family visits/ Education Grants, e-PAS, etc.;
  • Assist in distribution of outgoing/incoming correspondences to various units of Engineering Section/concerned section and conducting follow through activities;
  • Prepare supply/GITTS equipment requests, follow up on orders and deliveries;
  • Assist and advise headquarters or field based Administrative/Team Assistants within Engineering section regarding human resource/administrative related duties;
  • Manage, coordinate and advise staff on internal and external training requirements of Engineering section in coordination with the Integrated Mission Training Centre (IMTC)/training institutions such as fax confirmations, flight plans, travel requests, visa, other pertinent travel documents; preparing administrative and other training requirements for the regularly conducted Engineering conference or similar activities;
  • Plan or organise meetings, conferences, VTCs and events for the section and preparing notes, minutes or reports as appropriate.
  • Perform additional related tasks as and when required by the Chief Engineer or Deputy Chief Engineer relevant to the assignment.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Business Administration, Sociology, Management, Economics, Finance or other related field of study from an accredited and internationally or nationally recognized university.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in administration, management, human resources or related fields;
  • Experience in a multi-national organisational environment is desirable;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to prioritise tasks, and handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive a manual 4x4 vehicle.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
  • Solid computer skills, MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Must have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness.
Yes

Accountability, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams, Integrity

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Application deadline: 08 March 2021

Secretary 08 March 2021 Int. Youth WHO Italy
Open

Secretary

International Youth
WHO
Italy
Venice (ITA)
English,Italian
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
08 March 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 Head of WHO European Office for Investment for Health and Development or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

As part of the team, the incumbent will be required to perform a variety of secretarial and administrative services in support of the technical and policy activities of the Venice Office:

  1. Drafts correspondence and documents based on written/verbal prompts from the professional staff of the Office. Composes and finalizes correspondence of administrative nature. Provides rough translation or synopsis of incoming mail. Takes notes at meetings. Types reports and other documentation.

  1. Assists with the administrative preparation and conduct of online meetings, trainings and policy dialogues in accordance with WHO established procedures.
  1. Makes travel arrangements for duty travels and, in accordance with established procedures, prepares approval memoranda, travel authorizations and follows up on issue of duty travel reports
  1. Prepares correspondence for the recruitment of consultants and staff; arranges briefing appointments and provides secretarial support for them while in the Venice Office; processes agreements for contracts as required and related correspondence follows up on deadlines of such agreements/contracts and prepares payment instructions.
  1. Initiates action to process or follow up on correspondence, documentation and forms. Creates background files and compiles reference material as appropriate. Accesses and retrieves information from relevant databases and updates as required. Assist in the preparation of the VAT forms for invoices processed in 2020.

  1. Responds to and acts on telephone enquiries and requests for information. Assesses the critical nature of technical enquiries and refers them to appropriate staff for reply. Coordinates appointments for supervisor(s) and organizes programmes for visitors.

  1. Assists or replaces other secretaries and/or programme assistants in the unit or department should the need arise.
  1. Performs other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
12 Months
  • At least 1 year of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administrative assistance or other relevant areas;
  • Experience with latest IT technologies and trends 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;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint 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;
  • Familiarity with WHO online administrative system (GSM) would be an advantage although a job training will be provided.

Language skils:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required;
  • Working knowledge of Italian is desirable;
  • Working knowledge of Russian would be an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Italian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 08-03-2021

Administrative & Operations Officer 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
UNDP
Iraq
Erbil (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 March 2021

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

Under direct supervision of the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration and the guidance and of the Management Specialist, the Administrative & Operations Officer will provide effective and efficient support to administrative activities and tasks of the Stabilization Pillar. The Administrative & Operations Assistant must preserve full confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of the assignment, maintenance of protocol procedures, and management of information flows. The key responsibilities of the Administrative & Operations Assistant are as following:
1. Ensures implementation of effective administration, operational and resource management strategies for the Stabilization Pillar and adapts processes and pro-cedures, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

• Provide high quality strategic and substantive input to design and/or make changes to the overall operational framework for the Stabilization Pillar.
• Maintain and suggest improvements for the Stabilization Pillar’s Administration and Op-erations/Finance team’s system for controlling expenditure, including accurate issuance of chart of accounts, ensuring vouchers processed are matched and completed, trans-actions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas; travel claims and other entitlements are duly processed, receipting of goods and services and establishment of accruals are properly done in compliance with IPSAS and UNDP policies and procedures.
• Support the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration in stringent and consistent application of the HACT Framework, including ensuring the appropriate use of the FACE Forms, timely follow-up on assurance activities, with emphasis on third-party led spot-checks and conducting HACT audits (where relevant).
• Support the Stabilization Pillar’s preparations for Project (DIM), HACT and other audits.
• Timely follow-up on audit recommendations, and agreed follow-up actions relating to finance and operations, ensuring consistent application across the Stabilization Pillar, and update the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration on actions taken.
• Ensures clear and efficient process flows are in place, and work effectively for the Sta-bilization Pillar’s administration and finance support provision including as a minimum on;
o Vendor Registrations
o Processing payments
o Closure of e-requisitions and purchase orders
o Preparation of and monitoring programmatic contracts/agreements (LOAs, RPAs, etc.)
o Monitoring the aging of cash advances to Responsible Parties and flagging them to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration for required action
• Ensure supporting the Stabilization Pillar team in maintaining an efficient document man-agement system for its records, including through the use of the Share Drive.
• Ensure timely operational and financial closure of the Stabilization Pillar Outputs in AT-LAS, in keeping with UNDP’s project closure requirements.
2. Provides effective support to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Ad-ministration on administration of the Stabilization Pillar’s financial resources fo-cusing on achievement of the following results;
• Working together with the Stabilization Pillar team, develop an overview of multi-year cost projections (i.e. for programme and operations), to support resource mobilization efforts.
• Work closely with the Programme & Operations Officer to prepare Multi-year/Annual work plans/budgets based on the guidance of the Stabilization Management Specialist,

ensuring compliance with the cost-sharing agreements. • Continuous analysis and monitoring of the Stabilization Pillar’s expenditure, commit-ments, and cash resources, to ensure alignment with approved workplans/budgets, third party cost-sharing agreements, Project Board decisions.
• Prepare regular periodic analyses, and forecast, to present to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration, to enable timely decision-making.
• Based on analyses, if required prepare budget revisions, and ensure accurate reflection in ATLAS, supported with the required paper-trail.
• Ensure the required range of ATLAS based reports are relied upon to arrive at the most accurate picture of the Stabilization Pillar’s finances.
3. Supports Administrative Issues for smooth Project Implementation on the Stabi-lization Pillar focusing on achievement of the following results:
• Support the Stabilization Pillar’s resource mobilization efforts by preparing budgets, en-suring accurate reflection of funding needed, as a minimum capturing programming, communications, M&E, operations, Country Office direct project costs, general man-agement support costs and where relevant the 1% development coordination levy.
• Support the Management Specialist with the preparation of cost-sharing agreements, for review and clearance by Stabilization Pillar and Country Office, for finalization.
• Ensure up to-date tracking system is in place to monitor all cost-sharing agreements, including the tracking of revenue/tranches under the agreements. Accordingly, liaise with the Finance Unit on controlling the Accounts Receivables for the Stabilization Pil-lar.
• Ensure the timely and quality preparation of financial reports for donor, project board, corporate reporting requirements, and other ad-hoc requirements are in place as re-quested.
4. Facilitation of knowledge management and skills building focusing on achieve-ment of the following results:
• Proactively follows up to stay abreast with relevant UNDP policy and practice develop-ments relating to operations, including through engagement in UNDP’s online knowledge management platforms.
• Based on identified needs in consultation with the Programme Support Officer – Fi-nance & Administration and the Stabilization Pillar team, prepares orientations/update sessions on relevant policies and procedures relating to administration, finance and other operational matters, including on the use of ATLAS.
• Where required provides cross-project/cross- pillar knowledge building efforts, with a view to share good practices and lessons learned from the Stabilization Pillar.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Accounting and Finance, Business or Public Administration, Economics or related field is required

24 Months

-Minimum years of experience: 2 years

- Knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based financial management systems;
- Experience of working with UNDP or other UN agencies at finance and administration posi-tions is an asset.
- Experience of working with ATLAS is an asset;
- Experience of working in crisis response programmes/projects, with the ability to deal suc-cessfully with high volumes of workload, tight deadlines and competing priorities.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance

Experience in using office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based financial management systems;

No

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select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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Application deadline: 09 March 2021

Asistente de Administración y Finanzas 10 March 2021 Nat. Youth IOM Venezuela
IOM
Venezuela
Caracas (VEN)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
10 March 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.

Dentro de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión directa del Jefe de Gestión de Recursos, la supervisión general del Jefe de Misión de la OIM, el Voluntario/a ONU deberá:

  1. Apoyo en la verificación de documentos de pago a proveedores de bienes y servicios de manera que se encuentren completos, tengan la información requerida/necesaria y los cálculos numéricos sean correctos.
  2. Asistencia en el registro de cuentas por pagar en el sistema SAP financials.
  1. Asistencia manteniendo archivos de cuentas por pagar actualizados.

  1. Apoyo en la creación de proveedores en el sistema, así como mantener actualizada la base de datos en SAP.
  2. Asistir en la limpieza mensual en SAP de los proveedores de bienes y servicios (clearing vendors).
  1. Apoyo en la preparación del “travel expense claim” en línea con las regulaciones OIM vigentes y remitirlos para procesamiento.
  1. Realizar seguimiento semanal de los “open items” en el Sistema, asistiendo en la limpieza de los adelantos realizados a los proveedores de bienes y servicios, así como al personal.
  2. Asistir en los cierres mensuales.
  3. Otras tareas que le sean asignadas.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

​La persona responsable debe ser un individuo dinámico y multifuncional, que apoye a la Agencia Anfitriona con profesionalismo, dedicación y orientación al cliente, y que esté dispuesto a trabajar con aspectos programáticos/sustanciales.

Las siguientes cualificaciones son requeridas:

Titulación universitaria de primer grado en contabilidad, finanzas, administración, economía o similares, de una institución académica reconocida y acreditada, es requerido; con experiencia profesional.

24 Months
  • Experiencia laboral relevante en gestión de soporte financiero o administrativo en respuesta a emergencias, operaciones de respuesta humanitaria o similares, es requerido;
  • Experiencia previa en sistemas de la OIM/ONU, organizaciones relevantes no gubernamentales u organizaciones humanitarias, trabajo de campo en respuesta a brotes y/o respuesta a emergencias de salud, es deseable;
  • Excelente conocimiento de aplicaciones de Office 365 y sus aplicaciones como ser Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, Word, Excel y Outlook.

Conocimiento práctico y habilidades:

  • Excelentes habilidades organizacionales y administrativas, con capacidad de realizar múltiples tareas, de entregar resultados en escenarios donde el tiempo es crucial, de identificar y resolver problemas;
  • Conocimiento demostrado y experiencia en apoyo contable-administrativo;
  • Habilidad demostrada de poder trabajar en ambientes multiculturales y multidisciplinarios;
  • Habilidad de poder trabajar con un equipo diverso a través de distintas áreas funcionales.
  • Conocimiento práctico de árabe, chino, francés, ruso o español es una ventaja.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
  • Experiencia laboral relevante en gestión de soporte financiero o administrativo en respuesta a emergencias, operaciones de respuesta humanitaria o similares, es requerido;
  • Experiencia previa en sistemas de la OIM/ONU, organizaciones relevantes no gubernamentales u organizaciones humanitarias, trabajo de campo en respuesta a brotes y/o respuesta a emergencias de salud, es deseable;
  • Excelente conocimiento de aplicaciones de Office 365 y sus aplicaciones como ser Microsoft Teams, Sharepoint, Word, Excel y Outlook.
  • Conocimiento práctico de árabe, chino, francés, ruso o español es una ventaja.
No

Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 10 Marzo 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania

Asistente de Experimentación del Laboratorio de Aceleración PNUD 10 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNDP Guatemala
UNDP
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
10 March 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 Jefe de Experimntación del Laborario de Aceleración, el Joven Voluntario Nacional de las Naciones Unidas llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Contribuir en el diseño, implementación y análisis de carteras de experimentos llevados a cabo como parte de los ciclos de aprendizaje del Laboratorio de Aceleración de Guatemala.
  • Las actividades pueden incluir apoyo en la organización y preparación de materiales para talleres, revisión de literatura, desarrollo de instrumentos para recolección de datos, recolección y sistematización de información, análisis de datos utilizando el software R, reportes, entre otros.
  • Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.

Además de lo anterior, a los Voluntarios de la ONU se les insta a integrarse al mandato del programa VNU en el marco de su asignación y promover la acción voluntaria a través de la integración en las comunidades en el desarrollo de su trabajo. Como tales, los Voluntarios de la ONU deben dedicar parte de su tiempo de trabajo a alguna de las siguientes actividades recomendadas:

  • Fortalecer su conocimiento y entendimiento sobre el concepto de voluntariado por medio de la lectura de publicaciones pertinentes tanto del programa VNU como externas, así como desempeñar un papel activo en las actividades del programa VNU (por ejemplo, en los eventos de conmemoración del Día Internacional del Voluntariado);
  • Conocer y desarrollar las formas tradicionales y/o locales de voluntariado en el país anfitrión;
  • Proveer reportes de autoevaluación anuales y al finalizar la asignación sobre las acciones de VNU, resultados y oportunidades;
  • Contribuir con artículos/críticas de sus experiencias en el terreno y enviarlas a la sede para su inclusión en el sitio web, publicaciones, panfletos/boletines, notas de prensa, etc. del programa VNU;
  • Ayudar con el Programa de Mentores para los nuevos Jóvenes Voluntarios de la ONU;
  • Impulsar o asesorar a grupos locales en el uso del servicio Voluntariado en Línea del programa VNU o promover el uso del servicio a individuos y organizaciones locales relevantes cuando sea técnicamente posible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Título de Grado (licenciatura, Ingeniería, etc.)

12 Months
  • Interés y/o experiencia de un año desmostrada en investigación en ciencias sociales
  • Interés y/o experiencia en el análisis de datos utilizando software R
  • Motivado para contribuir a la paz y el desarrollo y para servir al prójimo;
  • Buenas aptitudes interpersonales, capacidades de comunicación y de creación de redes;
  • Voluntad de contribuir y trabajar como parte de un equipo;
  • Flexible y abierto al aprendizaje y a nuevas experiencias;
  • Respeto por la diversidad y capacidad de adaptación a otras culturas, entornos y condiciones de vida;
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other information and telecommunications technology experience
  • Experiencias previas como voluntario y/o experiencias de otras culturas son muy valoradas;
  • Competencias informáticas (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, redes sociales, y software R).
  • Conocimientos básicos de un idioma maya es ventajoso.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 10/03/2021

Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad Guatemalteca o residentes en Guatemala que cuenten con el permiso legal de residencia en ese país, o con el estatus de refugiado o de apátrida.

Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a nacional.

UNV Support Officer 14 March 2021 Int. Specialist MINURSO Western Sahara
Open

UNV Support Officer

International Specialist
MINURSO
Western Sahara
Laayoune (ESH)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
14 March 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 the Chief Human Resources Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Administration of UNV Support Office:

  • Assess needs of the mission’s different departments and encourage the inclusion of UN Volunteers in budget submissions.
  • Administration of the 18 UN Volunteers serving with MINURSO, in accordance with UNV Conditions of Service (COS). Provision of guidance on UNV COS, MINURSO/UN regulations and advice on any developments affecting the volunteers.
  • Oversee the identification, selection and recruitment of UNV candidates in consultation with the receiving MINURSO Section and UNV HQ. Schedule interviews’ time and date in coordination with short-listed candidates. Prepare the comparative evaluation and all other documentation necessary for the recruitment process. Monitor interviews (act as an ex officio).
  • Keep an updated UNV database for appropriate control of personnel records and claims, and maintain all relevant documentation such as contracts, beneficiary forms, performance appraisals, and forward relevant copies to UN Volunteers HQ.
  • Coordinate the issues related to time and attendance, including Rest & Recuperation (if applicable) and leave requests.
  • Initiate processes for disbursement of entitlements such as VLA, claims, advances, reimbursements; and help with financial issues regarding UN Volunteers, including certification of medical expense insurance claims. Process terminations/resignations and arrange repatriation travel upon completion of assignments.
  • Monitor the working and living conditions of serving UN Volunteers; discuss performance and any issues with their supervisors and counterparts; extend personal support and guidance to the UN Volunteers and volunteers in Western Sahara by sharing concerns and advice, and build up a mutual support network for volunteers in Western Sahara.
  • Coordinate the activities of the annual celebration of the International Volunteer Day celebrated on 5 December and encourage volunteers to embrace the ideals of volunteerism and be advocates for volunteer action through interaction with other committees, participation in recreational activities and provision of promotional materials.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Management, human resources, business administration, educational studies or other relevant field of studies.

36 Months

A minimum of 3 years of professional experience with at least 2 years’ experience in administration, human resources, capacity development, programme management and/or social mobilization techniques.

Previous working experience in a conflict, post-conflict or transitional setting would be an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance

Computer skills: Computer literate; proficiency in standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.), email/internet, other IT applications.

Working experience in a development-related field, including management capacity, organizational development and/or volunteer management is desirable.

Work experience with another international organization would be an asset; previous experience within the UN System or a NGO setting at national or international level, or with organizations with comparable mandates and working conditions is an asset.

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports MINURSO and its UN Volunteers with professionalism and dedication. He/ she must be an excellent team player, with strong advocacy, networking, negotiation and presentation skills, as well as good organizational and coordination skills and sound security awareness.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 14 March 2021

External Communications Assistant 15 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP China
UNDP
China
Beijing (CHN)
English,Chinese
01 April 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
15 March 2021

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

Under the supervision of Assistant Resident Representative, Head of the CIP Team:

  • Draft, polish and edit external outreach and communications materials, including speeches, Op-Eds, press releases, media talking points, website write-ups, etc.
  • Drafts international social media (Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and/or other platforms) articles and posts;
  • Create multimedia content (videos, photo stories, interactive articles, etc.)
  • Assists with managing and updating the UNDP China website
  • Assists in conducting research, compiling background materials, statistical data and briefing notes for media events;
  • Monitors media exposure, drafts media summaries and conduct basic analysis
  • Other Ad Hoc Task Forces Requested by the Supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in international relations, communications, journalism, or other relevant fields or related fields is highly favoured.
  • Candidates with undergraduate degrees with extensive relevant experience will also be considered.
36 Months
  • Minimum 3-5 year’s working experience. Previous working experience in a research institute or media would be desirable;
  • Demonstrable ability to maintain effective communications with international stakeholders;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Good analytical skills for carrying out innovation-related research;
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Sound judgment, diplomacy and sensitivity in confidential matters;
  • Good coordination and organizational skills, teamwork;
  • Proactive, organized and self-motivated.
  • Excellent written communication skills in both English and Chinese;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, proven ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Thailand and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Video/Audio Conference Technician 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
15 March 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 the responsible Video Conference Unit Supervisor, the UN volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Testing equipment and setting-up the necessary Wide Area Network (WAN) links before conferences. Operating the relevant room equipment during the conferences. The incumbent must over-see the entire conference to ensure that all equipment is functioning properly;
  • Ensuring that the equipment necessary for each video and audio conference is tested and working properly. This will require working knowledge and experience on:
    • Tandberg, Cisco, Polycom, and Accord videoconferencing endpoints, gateways, and multipoint control unit products;
    • Various short-haul and long haul, high-speed data carrier equipment (eg. High Speed Line Driver (copper/fiber) equipment);
    • Cisco Switches and Routers;
    • LAN/ WAN protocols and technologies; and
    • Have an overall understanding of satellite communication technologies.
  • Assist with the Maintenance & Operation of Audio Conference Equipment, Polycom Soundstation, Interpretation System,BGAN INMARSAT Satellite Terminal, Thuraya Satellite Phone and Mobile Phones;
  • Assist with setting up of Public Addressing system (PA) equipment, for different kinds of events and meetings;
  • Assist with the distribution and return of CITS equipment with Inventory Management functions, such as receipt, inspection, issue, return-to-stock, write-off, shipments and stock checks;
  • Assist with the maintenance and operation of the WAN in terms of monitoring, tracking, and logging events to provide input for the network engineers;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Electronic/Telecommunications Engineering.

36 Months
  • 3-4 years experience operating Audio & Video Conferencing equipment.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply in the position
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Computer skills: Good technical knowledge of Audio & Video Conferencing and associated equipment. Basic knowledge of satellite communications and Cisco router configurations.

Yes

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

QUAILIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Civic Education Assistant 22 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Kyrgyzstan
Open

Civic Education Assistant

International Specialist
UNDP
Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek (KGZ)
English,Russian
Immediate
until 10 September 2021
22 March 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 Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) on Elections Support or Programme Manager, the UN Volunteer Civic Education Assistance will:

  • Provide research, clerical and logistical support to implementation of the relevant project activities;
  • Act as a liaison focal point on the project issues to the Government authorities, Embassy of Japan, other development partners;
  • Provide thematic inputs to the preparation of the project reports;
  • Contribute to the preparation of the Project Annual Work Plans and Procurement Plans;
  • Ensure knowledge sharing, coordination of relevant research, data collection and analysis, related to the project;
  • Assist the CTA and Programme Manager in preparation of general correspondences, memorandums, reports, budget information, schedules and other materials;
  • Contribute to the organization of internal/external meetings, related to Project de-sign/implementation/reporting;
  • Support overseeing and coordinating of working plans and travel schedules, quality of reports/ documents of International Experts/ Consultants;
  • Provide guidance/feedback to International Experts/Consultants on their deliverables;
  • Assist with facilitation of project evaluations;
  • Provide timely advice to the CTA and Programme Manager on programme and operations management issues;
  • Support the CTA and Programme Manager in proper office workflow and project implementation, including submission of memoranda and reports in accordance with UNDP rules and procedures;
  • Ensure regular project monitoring and evaluation.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. law, public administration or area related to democracy and governance; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
12 Months
  • At least 1 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in social, cultural, civic education or other relevant programmes; experience working with libraries and/or ICT is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience in Eastern Europe or former USSR an asset
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other information and telecommunications technology experience
  • 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 UNDP Democracy and Governance mandate, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

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

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This project is funded by the government of Japan. Nationals from Japan are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 22-03-2021