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Census Coordinator 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNFPA Timor Leste
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Census Coordinator

International Specialist
UNFPA
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English
Immediate
12 months
08 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 UNFPA Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Census Coordinator will:

  • Advice the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) and UNFPA Representative on the planning, organizations and execution and management of the 2021 Population and Housing Census of Timor-Leste.
  • Ensure timely implementation of census implementation plan, quality control plan and other documents and make necessary amendments and revisions
  • Maintain effective coordination amongst Census technical team to ensure that national interests are effectively addressed in terms of delivering quality census outputs
  • Participate in and guide the development of the plans for data analysis and tabulation
  • Assist the GDS to process and analyze pre-test, trial census and census data and production of preliminary, final and analytical reports and on the dissemination of census final reports, analytical reports and thematic reports.
  • Develop mechanism for quality control and conduct field visits to monitor and validate quality of fieldwork of geographical preparations and enumerations.
  • Coordinate the planning, organization and execution and management of training activities for national counterparts as needed.
  • Contribute to the process of advocacy and resource mobilization for the 2021 Population and Housing Census and Demographic Health Survey.
  • Support GDS in the development of the Population and Housing Census and Post Enumeration Survey (PES) instruments and ensure efficient sampling for trial census and PES.
  • Support GDS to supervise the implementation of the pilot census activities and provide a report to guide the main census activities in timely manner.
  • Collaborate with data processing staff of GDS to prepare data capture and processing plans and in a timely implementation of data processing schedules.
  • Support the development of plans for data analysis and tabulation.
  • Coordinate and support the development and implementation of PES schedule of activities, analysis of the PES data and production of reports including documenting lessons learned and best practices.
  • Support the production and advise on dissemination of census final and analytical reports
  • Prepare quarterly progress report of the 2021 census activities and consolidate quarterly progress reports for submission to GDS, UNFPA and census technical team.
  • Support GDS to develop training plans and ensure timely training of staff involved in census activities field work, data processing (coding, data entry) and analysis.
  • In close collaboration with UNFPA related staff, identify technical assistance needed and/or support from development partners and other agencies.
  • Prepare Terms of Reference for consultants that will contribute to the various phases of the 2021 census.
  • Undertake other tasks relevant to the 2021 census that may be required.

Other:

  • Carry out any other additional tasks assigned by the UNFPA Assistant Representative and the UNFPA Representative.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in the statistic, social science and any related field of study.

24 Months
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
No

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Application deadline: 08 March 2021

Programme Assistant 10 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNDP Saudi Arabia
UNDP
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh (SAU)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 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.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Conduct research on topics related to sustainable development at large and on a number of thematic issues in particular;
  • Support to formulation of new project ideas and documents in the Governance portfolio;
  • Prepare presentations and collect material and information on UNDP projects at a national level to promote SDGs in the country;
  • Support the revision/formulation of Concept Notes and Project Documents;
  • Summarize UN and Government reports;
  • Translate and/or proofread documents such as workplans and Terms of Reference (TORS);
  • Draft letters in Arabic and/or English addressed to national counterparts;
  • Support to financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of the projects, identification of operational and financial problems, development of solutions;
  • Support on progress reporting of projects;
  • Draft agenda, follow-up on logistics of meetings and inform both parties of participation in the meetings. Attend these meetings when required;
  • Take minutes of meetings;
  • Maintain and follow-up on decisions and actions agreed;
  • Maintain the electronic filing system to ensure thematic organization and availability of documents, correspondences and reference materials;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in business administration, social studies, political science, development studies or another related field of expertise.

12 Months
  • Up to 2 years of relevant experiance;
  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written Arabic and English 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 - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 10-03-2021

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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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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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 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