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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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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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 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

National Volunteer for Research (for Dien Bien and Lao Cai) 16 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Viet Nam
UNODC
Viet Nam
Hanoi (VNM)
Vietnamese
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
16 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the designated UNODC focal point in Viet Nam, the National Volunteer for Research will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas in designated provinces to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel between designated provinces and to communities in border areas of each province to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities.
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi (Data Compiling and Translation Officer);
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the National UNV in Ha Noi for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree in journalism, law, political science, global studies, international development, public policy or related fields;

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Language skills: Working knowledge of languages of any minority groups in Viet Nam is an advantage;
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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 Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021

National Volunteer for Research (for Quang Binh, Quang Tri and Nghe An) 16 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Viet Nam
UNODC
Viet Nam
Hanoi (VNM)
Vietnamese
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
16 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the designated UNODC focal point in Viet Nam, the National Volunteer for Research will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas in designated provinces to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel between designated provinces and to communities in border areas of each province to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities.
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi (Data Compiling and Translation Officer);
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the National UNV in Ha Noi for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree in journalism, law, political science, global studies, international development, public policy or related fields;

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Working knowledge of languages of any minority groups in Viet Nam is an advantage;
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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 Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021

National Volunteer for Research (for Kon Tum, Long An) 16 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Viet Nam
UNODC
Viet Nam
Hanoi (VNM)
Vietnamese
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
16 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the designated UNODC focal point in Viet Nam, the National Volunteer for Research will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas in designated provinces to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel between designated provinces and to communities in border areas of each province to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities.
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi (Data Compiling and Translation Officer);
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the National UNV in Ha Noi for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree in journalism, law, political science, global studies, international development, public policy or related fields;

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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 Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021

National Volunteer for Research (for Quang Ninh, Cao Bang) 16 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Viet Nam
UNODC
Viet Nam
Quang Ninh (VNM)
Vietnamese
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
16 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the designated UNODC focal point in Viet Nam, the National Volunteer for Research will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas in designated provinces to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel between designated provinces and to communities in border areas of each province to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities.
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi (Data Compiling and Translation Officer);
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the National UNV in Ha Noi for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the National UN Volunteer in Ha Noi to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree in journalism, law, political science, global studies, international development, public policy or related fields;

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Working knowledge of languages of any minority groups in Viet Nam is an advantage;

  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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 Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021

Digital Communication Assistant 22 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Thailand
UNICEF
Thailand
Bangkok (THA)
Thai,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Chief of Communication, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
• Social media community management;
• Create, edit and/or author communication content across major social accounts (with support from the communication team);
• Monitor and analyse engagement of social media platforms, including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and make recommendations to improve reach;
• Oversight of social media campaigns;
• Social media coverage of events (e.g., campaigns, high level meetings);
• Participate in the UNICEF digital community of practice and share lessons learned and best practices that are applicable to other digital workers;
• Analyze comparators and make adjustments to activities based upon identified information and best practices;
• Provide a daily news update for the regional office and the country offices in the region;
• Organize and ‘’produce’ meetings on Microsoft Teams';
• Maintain up-to-date documentation of communication materials;
• Support website management.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in Communication related field (e.g. advertising, marketing)

24 Months
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in related field of work to the assignment
  • Social media campaign development and exposure, preferably in a humanitarian or not-for-profit environment
  • Social media platforms in professional settings, including, but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube
  • Experience with graphic, photo and video design/editing
  • Writing, editing, and crafting content for social media
  • Analyzing and interpreting audience data from Google Analytics and Facebook insights.
  • Thai(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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?
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 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: 22 March 2021