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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Geographical Information officer 28 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNSOS Somalia
UNSOS
Somalia
Mogadiscio (SOM)
English
Immediate
12 months
28 February 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 Information Management Unit the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Oversee records accessioning operations by supervising and guiding staff in receiving transfers; ensure the application of retention schedules and the establishment of links to previous accessions.
  • Establish procedures to ensure enough information (metadata) is captured, and to manage the Mission’s records and archives.
  • Manage the access to digital systems containing documents, data, or other information formats in order to protect sensitive information
  • Operationalize document and data standards and promote them within the mission
  • Support the quality of documents and data by enforcing standards throughout a network of Information Management focal points.
  • Manage records disposals by coordinating with relevant staff concerning offsite storage; ensure the proper preparation of background information for the review of archivists; implement approved retention schedules; supervise the staging of records for disposal, ensuring incineration and/or shredding is available for confidential records.
  • Provide work direction and guidance to junior Information Management Assistants and/or contractual staff by managing and coordinating their work.
  • Prepare work output and progress reports on the work of the Unit for the supervisor and senior management
  • Provide relevant technical support to users of information services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor Degree in Information Management Systems and ICT

60 Months

​At least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of information, archives and records management work or related area. Experience in coordinating and implementing Information Management related tasks is desirable. Experience providing services related to Information Management to or in a field operation of the United Nations Common System or a comparable international organization is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Experience in the field of information management, Electronic Document Management System, archives, or records management.

Yes

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apply.

Application deadline: 28 February 2021

Programme Officer for Inclusive Economic Growth 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
UNDP
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
English,Portuguese
01 April 2021
12 months
09 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 the Recovery and Resilience Specialist/ Head of the Strategic and Economic Unit (a,.i) the IUNV Programme officer on Inclusive Economic Growth will:

  • Support the programmatic implementation of the RFF and, mapping and analysis of gaps, entry points and opportunities contributing to youth and female entrepreneurship in the blue and green economy initiatives;
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation of Project implementation;
  • Support the dialogue and outreach efforts at the national, local and community level to strengthen Socio-Economic Recovery and build Resilience and foster inclusive sustainable economic growth that leaves no one behind;
  • Draft and coordinate the procurement of studies, assessment, consultancies and agreements;
  • Seek alignment and synergies with other activities and initiatives of UNDP (e.g., the Accelerator Lab) and international and national partners, particularly in areas related to youth and female entrepreneurship for improved livelihoods and enhancing the involvement of the Bissau-Guinean diaspora in the economic and financial life in Guinea-Bissau;
  • Contribute to the development of partnerships between UNDP and other UN agencies, as well as with government institutions, other African SIDS, academia, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector, existing sustainable development alliances, and other stakeholders and international networks;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with national partners through external advocacy, networking, coalition building and initiating timely research and analysis;
  • Use internal platforms for dissemination and reporting and to enhance project quality (e.g., IATI, ATLAS, SharePoint);
  • Contribute to data collection and communication efforts on the project when needed;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (minimum Master of Arts) in a relevant area, e.g., international relations, international development, or economics;

36 Months

At least three years of professional work experience in engaging and working with civil society groups in different countries and contexts in Africa, preferably Guinea-Bissau or the West-African region.

Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization is highly desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
  • Proven programmatic management experience with sound knowledge of all aspects of the project cycle (design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation) is required;
  • Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization as well as knowledge of principles and procedures for the implementation of UN projects, monitoring and evaluation is a valuable asset;
  • Working experience in field and with youth and female entrepreneurship and the inclusion of marginalized communities is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • 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, Teams, Word, etc.) and office technology equipment.

LANGUAGES: Fluency in English and Working Knowledge of Portuguese.

No

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Application deadline: 9-03-2021