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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Communication & Knowledge Management Specialist 11 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNCDF Ethiopia
UNCDF
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English
Immediate
12 months
11 May 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 Ethiopia Digital Country Lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Communication & Knowledge Management Specialist will:

  1. Support the implementation of the Communications and Visibility (C&V) strategy of Leaving no one behind in the digital era” strategy in Ethiopia and Malawi.
    • Coordinate with the support and supervision of the Country Digital Lead, the implementation of the Communication and Visibility strategy of “Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era” in Ethiopia and Malawi according to UNCDF standards and procedures.
    • Author Communications and Visibility plans for Ethiopia and Malawi.
    • Develop and monitor budgets for implementation of the Communications and Visibility plan.
    • Support the documentation of the lessons learned during programme and project activities.
    • Ensure Communication and Visibility deliverables in project implementation are developed and tracked.
    • Respond to the need for knowledge of the sector by sharing knowledge products from the programme
    • Assist the Ethiopia and Malawi teams in incorporating Communication and Visibility inputs into the drafting of project documents and during project implementation.
  1. Coordinate content creation and content management including visual material library and social media management
    • Develop an editorial plan in close coordination with the country teams and produce relevant content related to program activities for the Programme webpages, and the news section of the UNCDF website, in compliance with guidelines and standards used throughout UNCDF.
    • Write, edit and disseminate media and content, such as press releases, articles, blog posts, case studies, infographics, brochures, presentations and videos;
    • Coordinate the design and visibility of content developed by partners.
    • Contribute to tasks or activities that require content writing and documentation of program knowledge (writing semi-annual and annual activity reports, etc.).
    • Produce reports and present the trends in traditional and social media in Uganda to the team and partners; identify new opportunities to increase the visibility of the programme’s work.
    • Lead and supervise the procurement process for the issuance of the communication collaterals for the programme (country brochure, roll up banners, note pads etc) in close coordination with the operation team. Create, curate, and store a collection of high-quality visual materials for publications that illustrate the program's activities.
    • Record all publications, clippings, videos in the Excel KM dashboard. Ensure all final versions of publications are saved according the programmes filing rules.
    • Coordinate the work of external vendors, monitor their performance, assure that all deliverables are submitted within budget and in time.
  2. Assure the visibility of the programme through the organization of conferences and information sharing workshops
    • Design and execute a country launch event for Ethiopia and Malawi.
    • Develop strategy to increase networking and mutual learning among UNCDF partners in Ethiopia and Malawi and other UNCDF partners in the region;
    • Ensure all major local media providers are briefed on UNCDF Pogramme and Strategy “ Leaving No One Behind in the Digital Era” in Ethiopia and Malawi to build relationships and increase programme visibility and share knowledge;
    • Plan, procure and coordinate the organization of conferences, workshops, technical working groups and webinars and participate as necessary.
    • Support the team in producing presentations for events.
  3. Contribute to the development of the network of partners.
    • Liaise with the press/media to advocate and disseminate information on UNCDF work as well as relevant events such as campaigns.
    • Organize interviews and filming opportunities to support high visibility of UNCDF Programme achievements through television, radio and newspapers and social media.
    • Update Programme contact database and list of service providers. A specific section on local media providers, the services they offer and costs;
    • Ensure contributions and comments on UNCDF web platforms are addressed in a reasonable timeframe
    • Liaise closely with the UN Communications Group’s and actively participate in the Inter-agency schedule of activities in Ethiopia and Malawi
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Communication, International Development, Public Administration, Project Management

36 Months
  • At least three years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communications, journalism, marketing, or other relevant programmes; experience with copy editing is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • It is mandatory to have an excellent ability to write policy and strategy briefs in English.
  • Experience authoring Government policies, private sector strategies and UN publications is an advantage.
  • It is desirable to have a background in digital finance, ITC for Development (ICT4D) and financial inclusion.
  • 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, Outlook, Teams, Share point, etc.) and internet research and social media; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in poverty alleviation using digital tools to support marginalized populations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Excellent ability to write policy and strategy briefs in English - mandatory
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing
  • Proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, Share point, etc.) and internet research and social media
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 11 May 2021

Résilience communautaire pour l’environnement et réduction des risques de catastrophe 13 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Chad
UNDP
Chad
Ndjamena (TCD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
13 May 2021

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

Sous la supervision directe du/de la coordonateur (trice) du Projet Gestion communautaire des risques climatiques le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

Formulation et mise en œuvre des Stratégies de Communication :

  • Formuler, en consultation avec les équipes de gestion du projet, les stratégies de communication visant à mieux faire connaître les activités du projet gestion des risques climatiques ;
  • Assurer la couverture effective des activités du projet à travers les médias et les réseaux sociaux via internet, y-compris dans les médias internationaux ;
  • Développer un réseau et des relations de partenariat avec les représentants des médias écrits, audiovisuels et électroniques et assurer la notoriété du projet ;
  • Organiser la participation de journalistes et représentants des médias aux activités des projets ;
  • Assurer la visibilité des activités institutionnelles et programmatiques du projet à travers la production et la diffusion de supports de communication : articles, brochures, rapports, bulletin, flash info, monographies, gadgets et objets publicitaires.

Appui-Conseil et Appui Technique

  • Fournir des conseils utiles sur les approches de communication les plus appropriées tenant compte de la spécificité du projet ;
  • Assurer la rédaction des communiqués de presse, articles, notes, rapports et documents électroniques du programme ;
  • Produire des articles dans le Newsletter périodique du PNUD portant notamment sur les activités d’intérêt pour le projet ;
  • Tenir, avec l’appui de l’Analyste en Communication du PNUD, le Bureau Pays informé des évènements importants et des « success-stories » en vue d’une diffusion sur le réseau du PNUD.

Rapport sur les activités et les réalisations des projets

  • Assurer la diffusion de tous les rapports mandataires notamment, les rapports semestriels et les rapports annuels du projet, les Rapports des sessions des comités de Pilotage respectif du projet, etc. ;
  • Assister le Coordonnateur de projet et l’Expert en suivi-évaluation dans l’analyse et l’approbation des différents rapports soumis par les partenaires opérationnels et institutionnels du projet ;
  • Appuyer la production régulière des différentes notes d’information relatives à l’état d’avancement des différentes composantes du projet..

Nouvelle Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication

  • Agir en étroite collaboration avec l’Analyste en Communication du bureau Pays du PNUD aux fins d’exploiter toutes les possibilités et formules de visibilité et de promotion du PNUD au Tchad ;
  • Contribuer à assurer la visibilité des activités du bureau pays dans les réseaux sociaux via l’internet.
Master degree or equivalent

Licence/Maitrise

Être titulaire d’au moins une licence (bac + 3 ans) en communication, sciences sociales, sciences politiques et/ou ou tout autre domaine lié à la communication et au plaidoyer.

36 Months

Avoir au moins trois (3) ans d’expérience de travail dans le secteur de la communication sociale et du plaidoyer

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience

Être titulaire d’au moins une licence (bac + 3 ans) en communication, sciences sociales, sciences politiques et/ou ou tout autre domaine lié à la communication et au plaidoyer.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 13-05-2021

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Associate Field Officer 18 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Angola
Open

Associate Field Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Angola
Dundo (AGO)
English,French,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months
18 May 2021

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

  • Ensure that UNHCR’s policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the Area of Responsibility (AoR).
  • Ensure that the needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning.
  • Ensure that protection incidents and gaps in assistance are immediately identified and addressed.
  • Identify vulnerable groups or individuals who may need special attention or special arrangements and make recommendations on the needs of different groups of refugees.
  • Assess protection and assistance needs of refugees and asylum-seekers in the region and monitor implementation of refugee assistance programmes.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, handle the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Provide inputs for project submissions and periodic narrative and financial reports for the annual programme.
  • Develop and maintain relations with local authorities ensuring smooth negotiations in all aspects of UNHCR's mandate for the benefit of refugees.
  • Monitor the security situation in the area and intervene as appropriate with the local authorities.
  • Participation in needs assessment as a member of the Multi-Functional team
  • In close coordination with programme and project control, monitor project implementation and provide feedback on the progress to the relevant units/sections
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Law, International Law, International Relations, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months

Minimum of 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

Field experience. Experience in community services. Coordination/management role.

English is essential. Portuguese and/or French desirable.

No

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

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Application deadline: 18 May 2021

Associate Resettlement Officer 19 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Guatemala
UNHCR
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
English,Spanish
14 June 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
19 May 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 Associate Resettlement & Complementory Pathways Officer, P2, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct casework by interviewing identified refugees for resettlement. Assess the resettlement needs and complete RRF (Resettlement Registration Forms) and refer cases for review to the Resettlement Officer;
  • Research country of origin information to support and strengthen resettlement cases;
  • Support and assist in the preparation of and facilitation of resettlement country missions;
  • Assist Resettlement Officer with the organizing of training workshops and seminars on resettlement related issues for UNHCR staff;
  • Manage in a fair manner refugees’ resettlement expectations through information sharing, outreach and counselling;
  • Regularly liaise with Protection, Community Services and other relevant Units to individual case processing within the Office;
  • Regularly update ProGres database with resettlement events and maintain own statistical data for reporting purposes;
  • Participate at the Resettlement Unit, Protection Section and Office meetings when requested;
  • Undertake support resettlement missions to the field when required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, Social Sciences, Sociology or related field.

24 Months

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required, especially in conducting RSD (Refugee Status Determination) and resettlement interviews.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • Flexibility and ability to provide support and oversight to numerous projects at once and willingness to undertake some related administrative tasks;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to complete tasks within a set time frame;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Ability to work effectively and with minimum supervision.

Computer skills: General computer literacy (word, email, internet) and good knowledge of the basic data-management programs; Excel, Access, ProGres (asset).

No

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Application deadline: 19-May-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Project Control Assistant 24 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
UNHCR
Mauritania
Nouakchott (MRT)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
24 May 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 Project Control Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Assist with monitoring that IP agreements are established for each project.
  • Prepare reports on project expenditures levels and patterns in relation to the Country Operations Plan and project agreements and implementation rates to track project progress.
  • Assist with the verification of the financial status of projects by researching files, calculating costs and anticipating expenditures, so that the balance available under each project can be easily monitored.
  • Escalate IP issues to supervisors.
  • Support the recommendation of acceptance or non-acceptance of IPRs and payment of instalments.
  • Contact implementing partners for project related matters.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Secondary education
24 Months
  • Have at least five (02) relevant professional experience in the field of accounting, finance, auditing, project management quality control, business analysis and / or risk management
  • Excellent computer skills, in particular in MS Office applications. Excellent communication skills.
  • Working experience with MSRP is an asset

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

accounting, finance, auditing, project management quality control, business analysis and / or risk management

No

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

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