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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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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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and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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

Coordinador/a Emergencia por cierre del Protocolo de Protección a Migrantes (MPP) en Ciudad Juárez 11 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mexico
UNICEF
Mexico
Monterrey (MEX)
Spanish,English
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
11 March 2021

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

***La ubicación de esta posición es Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua***

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de la Jefa del Área de Protección Infantil o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Monitorear la situación de los niños, niñas y adolescentes (NNA) bajo el Protocolo de Protección a Migrantes (MPP), así como de otros niños, niñas y adolescentes migrantes, particularmente los no acompañados, en Ciudad Juárez y las áreas circundantes, según sea necesario.
  2. Coordinar la respuesta de UNICEF en cuanto a población MPP y migrante en Ciudad Juarez.
  3. Brindar orientación al equipo de protección de UNICEF en Ciudad Juarez para el despliegue efectivo de la respuesta, asegurando la coherencia de las intervenciones, así como la supervisión y el monitoreo.
  4. En coordinación con la Jefa de Protección y la Representante Adjunta, definir la estrategia de apoyo a mediano plazo, que se enfoque en el fortalecimiento de capacidades, la implementación de la Ruta de Protección para NNA en situación de Migración, y la implementación del Modelo de Cuidados Alternativos.
  5. Propiciar y mantener una coordinación estrecha con autoridades, miembros de la sociedad civil, con otras agencias ONU (OIM y ACNUR), identificando necesidades, adaptando la respuesta de forma estratégica y asegurando una buena colaboración.
  6. Asistir a reuniones interinstitucionales con socios gubernamentales, organizaciones internacionales y organizaciones de la sociedad civil sobre la situación de NNA bajo el MPP y migrantes.
  7. Fortalecer la coordinación de UNICEF con las autoridades de protección, así como con los proveedores de servicios de atención en México, en caso de que niñas, niños y adolescentes lo requieran.
  8. Mantener una comunicación regular con el equipo de Protección para asegurar una orientación estratégica.
  9. Cada semana participar en una reunión virtual con el equipo de emergencias de UNICEF para proporcionar una actualización de la situación en terreno y obtener orientación.
  10. Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Título universitario avanzado (Maestría o equivalente) en derecho, estudios migratorios, derechos humanos;
60 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Al menos 5 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en protección infantil y migración o en otros programas relevantes; es valorada la experiencia de trabajo en la ONU o en otras organizaciones internacionales de desarrollo;
  • Motivado para contribuir a la paz y el desarrollo y para servir al prójimo;
  • Experiencia en desarrollo y coordinación de proyectos, así como en el monitoreo de indicadores y contrapartes;
  • Excelentes habilidades orales y escritas; excelentes habilidades de formulación de propuestas, proyectos, reportes;
  • Precisión y profesionalismo en la producción y edición de documentos;
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Motivación por iniciativa propia, capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
  • Afinidad o interés en derechos humanos, el voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.

El beneficio principal de prestar servicio como Voluntario/a ONU es la satisfacción personal que brinda la asignación de voluntariado, puesto que implica repercutir de manera positiva en favor de la paz y el desarrollo. Sin embargo, el programa Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas ofrece apoyo durante su asignación de varias maneras.

El programa VNU cubrirá:

  • El viaje de traslado al lugar de la asignación y subsidio de instalación y repatriación (si es aplicable), que serán provistos en el caso de que el destino de trabajo no se encuentre a una distancia razonable del lugar de residencia del voluntario.
  • Un subsidio VLA (Volunteer Living Allowance) de **MXN 24,597.83** que será proporcionado mensualmente para cubrir los costos de alojamiento, vivienda y gastos normales de subsistencia. Los seguros de vida, salud e invalidez permanente están incluidos, así como un subsidio de reinstalación por un servicio satisfactorio. El/la voluntario/a tendrá derecho a vacaciones anuales y baja médica (si aplicable), cursos de aprendizaje virtuales y subsidio para capacitación (reembolsable). Se requiere disponibilidad de tiempo completo.
No

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

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Fecha límite para postularse: 11 Marzo 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania

Field Monitor- Protection 11 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Zambia
UNHCR
Zambia
Lusaka (ZMB)
English
Immediate
12 months
11 March 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Protection Associate and as a member of the Protection Unit, the UN Volunteer will provide assistance to the UNHCR Country Office in Lusaka in the areas of protection and voluntary repatriation through the following specific actions:

  • Support the Protection Unit with the processing of requests from refugees in urban areas and the settlements for voluntary repatriation through Lusaka;
  • Update repatriation-related events in the ProGres registration database;
  • Support the Office with the dissemination of information to refugees residing in the urban area, particularly on voluntary repatriation;
  • Provide counseling, referral and protection services to persons of concern presenting themselves at the Office, particularly those in need of help with family tracing and reunification, travel documents or social support;
  • Support with the identification of refugees with specific needs using, inter alia, the Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming Strategy, conduct assessments and refer them to relevant bodies, in consultation with the Protection Associate and other relevant staff in the Protection Unit as well as AAHI and Caritas Czech Republich as relevant to ensure an adequate response is made;
  • Receive applications for UN Convention Travel Documents from refugees, verify the information provided and prepare requests to the Commissioner for Refugees;
  • Facilitate the family reunification of refugees, including through the International Commitee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office in Harare;
  • Draft and type routine correspondence, counseling reports, documents and reports and keep the Office’s individual case filing system up-to-date;
  • Assist the Protection Unit with the preparation of protection trainings;
  • Receive and counsel asylum seekers, refugees and other spontaneous visitors seeking protection information or interventions;
  • Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Development Economics or related fields;
  • Diploma holders with substantial work experience will also be considered.
24 Months
  • 2 or more years of previous experience in refugee protection, community development, or social work;
  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel essential);
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills in English;
  • Knowledge of Swahili, French, Kinyarwanda, and/or Zambian languages is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Demonstrated interest and or experience in the field of protection.
No

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Application deadline: 11th March 2021

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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select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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Application deadline: 14 March 2021

Associate Protection Officer 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English
01 July 2021
until 30 June 2023
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 Associate Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

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Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Associate Protection Officer 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
South Sudan
Yida (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
15 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 Senior Protection Officer in SO Jamjang. the UN Volunteer will

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Associate Field Officer (Protection) 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
UNHCR
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
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 Head of Field Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management;
  • Support UNHCR’s consultative process with local government counterparts, partners and persons of concern for effective needs assessment and planning;
  • Facilitate UNHCR’s responses in addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) priorities and other specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups such as persons with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities;
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection;
  • Monitor the integrity of UNHCR operations management standards and procedures in the Area of Responsibility (AoR) and facilitate the respect of deadlines;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners;
  • Monitor and report on the protection, security and safety situation of persons of concern;
  • Facilitate and monitor programmes on an Age, Gender, Diversity (AGD) basis to address identified protection needs;
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures. Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Provide advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents and services to persons of concern;
  • Contribute in developing and implementing an education plan for the AoR as part of the protection strategy;
  • Intervene in cases of expulsion, arbitrary deprivation of nationality, and other protection incidents through close working relations with governments and other partners.
  • Assess resettlement needs and apply priorities for the resettlement of individuals and groups of refugees and other persons of concern;
  • Support the effective systematization and management of data to enhance monitoring, response and evaluation mechanisms;
  • Contribute to initiatives to build the capacity of local partners and civil society through training and other initiatives to protect persons of concern.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months

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

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • In addition to the qualifications and requirements stated above, the incumbent is expected to be flexible and ready to adapt to eventual new tasks as the situation evolves, great autonomy, dynamism and creativity; good sense of responsibility and initiative;
  • Knowledge of relevant UNHCR policies and guidelines is desirable; including knowledge of the mandate, the objectives and the operations and functioning of UNHCR.

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

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

No

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

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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?

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apply.

Application deadline: 15 March 2021