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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Programme Assistant 15 April 2021 Nat. Specialist OHCHR Lebanon
Open

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
OHCHR
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
15 April 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 the Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Assistant, will:

  • Provides assistance in support of planning and implementation activities/processes in relation with OHCHR technical engagement with Syrian civil society and other stakeholders;

  • Conduct researches, data collection and analysis on specific programmes/project related topics, including attending meetings upon delegation, note taking and minutes, preparation of a variety of periodic and ad hoc reports, unofficial translation of documents, statistical tables, graphic content, and other relevant background materials;

  • Assists in the coordination of programme/project planning and preparation; monitors status of programme/project proposals and related activities and deliverables; assists with logistics and IT tasks related to activities, travel arrangements, procurement of equipment and services etc, in close coordination with the administrative unit;

  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of programme/project budget proposals; provides assistance in the implementation of budget guidelines;
  • Supports programme/project managers on internal/external reporting; provides assistance on reporting requirements as per donors’ relevant guidelines, rules and procedures;

  • Contributes to preparation of publications in multiple languages (English and Arabic), including coordination with editor, translation and printing services etc.;
  • Drafts correspondence and communications related to delegated aspects of programme/project administration, including work plan and budgets, revisions and other related issues;

  • Conducts any other related tasks as required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. law, political science, international relations, development, or area related to human rights;
48 Months
  • At least four years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in human rights, development, programme management, or other relevant programmes; experience with civil society 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;
  • 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, 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human rights, civic space, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management
No

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

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Assistant (LBNR000418)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Infrastructure Administrator 18 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNICC Spain
Open

Infrastructure Administrator

International Specialist
UNICC
Spain
Valencia (ESP)
English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
18 April 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 Team Leader and/or Head of the Unit or her/his designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Infrastructure Administrator will act as and perform the following duties and tasks:

  • Administrator – The incumbent is responsible for the continuous operation of the Infrastructure in ICC Data Centers and partners organizations. The incumbent is responsible for managing and maintaining SAN Storage, Backup and Virtualization Infrastructures’ systems, standard configurations, and enhancements. Installation and upgrade as well as assisting with the resolution of incidents and problems, and fulfils users request as a part of ISO 20000 established processes.

  • Deployment Team Member – The incumbent is responsible for final testing and deployment Infrastructure and underlying services, and solutions as well as all related technical documentation. She or he may participate in vulnerability and remediation and technical review related to ICT security initiatives.

  • Operational Support – The incumbent is responsible of providing on-going support at the T2 to ICC Infrastructure environment and related services and will participate in the automation projects and tasks for ICC and Partners. In addition, the incumbent will manage the backup clients, schedules and retentions; monitor and evaluate the performance of virtualization, storage and backup services. Coordinate the replacement of failed Backup, Storage & SAN components, and service restoration.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
60 Months

Required Experience: Infrastructure administrator with 5+ years of proved hands-on experience working on market leader solutions on SAN storage (DELL EMC, HPE, Netapp, Cisco, Brocade etc.), Virtualization (VMware or Hyper-V or OVM/KVM) and backup solutions (EMC, Veeam, Veritas, etc.) and good understanding of enterprise networking (Ethernet and TCP/IP) is a plus. Daily activities include monitoring, configuring and troubleshooting.

Qualifications, skills, experience:

Essential qualifications:

  • Proved experience administering and troubleshooting storage arrays from different vendors (i.e., HPE 3PAR, DELL Compellent and Netapp, etc.)
  • Good understanding and knowledge of storage technologies (Fabric switches, VSANs, WWPNs, NPIV, multi-pathing, Fiber channel, iSCSI, etc.)
  • Sound technical knowledge of storage replication technologies
  • Hands-on experience administering fiber channel fabrics (Cisco MDS and Brocade)
  • Good knowledge of VMware 6.x infrastructure including ESXi, vCenter, and Horizon View
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Hyper-V and SCVMM is a plus
  • Knowledge of Linux and MS Windows Operating Systems and Windows Clusters administration including multipath implementation and configuration
  • Extensive knowledge in the installation and administration of Enterprise Backup systems (i.e., EMC Avamar, EMC Data Domain and EMC ECS)
  • Knowledge of Automated Tape Libraries and Tape/Disk Backup Management products.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of networking technologies (Ethernet, Routing, ARP, TCP/IP, LACP, etc.)
  • Experience in shell scripting and automation tools (Python, Perl, Bash, Ansible…)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English with ability to prepare technical documentation

Desirable qualifications:

  • Hyper Converged Infrastructure or Software Defined Storage solutions
  • Knowledge and experience with Oracle VM/KVM
  • Knowledge in the installation and administration of Backup systems like EMC Networker, Veritas NetBackup, Veeam B&R and Spanning for O365
  • Experience supporting, HPE Blade and Rack systems, HPE OneView.
  • Knowledge of Spanish
  • EMC Avamar, Data Domain or Networker
  • HPE 3PAR, EMC storage specialist / DELL SC series
  • CISCO MDS switches
  • VMware (VCP or similar) or Microsoft Hyper-V or equivalent storage and backup certifications

Soft Skills:

  • Customer facing experience and good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
  • Ability to write documentation and reports
  • Ability to grasp complex concepts, logical and analytical approach to solving problems.
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Experience working within remote and virtual teams
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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.

Application deadline: 18-04-2021

Network Administrator 18 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNICC Spain
Open

Network Administrator

International Specialist
UNICC
Spain
Valencia (ESP)
English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
18 April 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 Team Leader and/or Head of the Unit or her/his designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Network Administrator will act as and perform the following duties and tasks:

  • Administrator – The incumbent is responsible for the continuous operation of the Network in ICC Data Centers and partners operations. The incumbent is responsible for managing and maintaining Network standard configurations and enhancements, installation and upgrade as well as assisting with the resolution of incidents and problems, and fulfils users request as a part of ISO 20000 established processes.
  • Deployment Team Member – The incumbent is responsible for final testing and deployment of Network and underlying services, and solutions as well as all related technical documentation. She or he may participate in network vulnerability and remediation and technical review related to ICT security initiatives.
  • Operational Support – The incumbent is responsible of providing on-going support at the T2 to ICC Network environment and related services and will participate in the automation projects and tasks for ICC and Partners.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
60 Months

Required Experience: Network Technician with more than 5 years of proved experience working on IT preferably in large Datacenter environment. The resource is required to be able to effectively work with minimum supervision. The resource is required to have strong communication and interpersonal skills to actively contribute to the team resolving the network related issues and customers’ requests.

Qualifications, skills, experience:

Essential qualifications:

  • Proved experience administering and troubleshooting Cisco networking products
  • Good knowledge and experience with network routing protocols like OSPF, BGP and MPLS
  • Good knowledge and experience with network switching
  • Good knowledge and experience with network security
  • Ability to manage, configure and troubleshoot advanced F5 configurations with two-factor authentications implementations and improved security with web application firewalls
  • Ability to integrate F5 with products from other vendors and achieve high availability, security, and application performance optimization
  • Ability to update F5 to incorporate new features and bug fixes
  • Ability to manage, configure and troubleshoot Checkpoint Firewalls
  • Experience with Cisco ASA and/or Firepower Firewalls
  • Ability to configure and troubleshoot VPN site-to-site implementations
  • Ability to perform network traffic packet capture and analysis
  • Ability to provide comprehensive analysis of different services and protocols like SMTP, HTTPS, and DNS
  • Experience in shell scripting and automation tools (Python, Perl, Bash, Ansible…)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience and familiarity with ITIL and/or ISO20000 best practices
  • Excellent knowledge of English (both written and verbal)

Desirable qualifications:

  • Ability to install and configure network tools on Linux based machines
  • Knowledge of Cloud like AZURE and AWS
  • Knowledge of Spanish
  • Desirable certifications:
  • Cisco CCNA
  • Cisco CCNP Enterprise or equivalent
  • Checkpoint training certifications
  • F5 training certifications

Soft Skills:

  • Customer facing experience and good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to write documentation and reports
  • Ability to grasp complex concepts, logical and analytical approach to solving problems.
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Experience working within remote and virtual teams
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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.

Application deadline: 18-04-2021

Platform Administrator 18 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNICC Spain
Open

Platform Administrator

International Specialist
UNICC
Spain
Valencia (ESP)
English,Spanish
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
18 April 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 Team Leader and/or Head of the Unit or her/his designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Platform Administrator will act as and perform the following duties and tasks:

  • Administrator – The incumbent is responsible for the continuous operation of the operating systems and directory services in ICC Data Centers and partners operations. The incumbent is responsible for managing and maintaining OS standard configurations (Windows/Linux/Unix) and enhancements, as well as assisting with the resolution of incidents and problems as a part of ISO 20000 established processes.
  • Deployment Team Member – The incumbent is responsible for final testing and deployment operating systems, underlying services, and solutions as well as all related technical documentation. She or he may participate in vulnerability and remediation and technical review related to ICT security initiatives.
  • Operational Support - The incumbent is responsible of providing on-going support to ICC Unix/Linux/Windows environment and related services and will participate in the automation projects and tasks for ICC and Partners.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
60 Months

Required Experience: UNICC is looking for highly qualified and motivated Platform Administrators to support the global operations of platform services hosted at UNICC Data Centre’s and partners. The selected candidate will join the T2 platform operations team of UNICC.

Qualifications, skills, experience:

Essential qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Windows/Linux Server Administration and systems support in large environments.
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows Server patching technologies as well as best practices using WSUS, SCCM and SCOM monitoring
  • Good understanding of Directory Services components, such as Active Directory, GPO, FSMO roles, DNS and DHCP.
  • Knowledge of Linux systems (Red Hat, Oracle Enterprise Linux, CentOS)
  • Experience with the common Linux service (Apache, MySQL, SMB, postfix, …)
  • Good knowledge of PowerShell and scripting
  • Linux management tools (e.g. Red Hat Satellite, RH IDM, etc.)
  • Extensive experience troubleshooting OS and communication issues (TCP/IP)
  • Experience with reporting and monitoring tools
  • Good knowledge of networking protocols
  • Fluent level of English, good level of Spanish spoken and written is an advantage
  • Require ITIL v3 foundation certification

Desirable qualifications:

  • Good understanding of Virtualization technologies such as VMware and Hyper-V
  • Experience with Puppet, ANSIBLE and automation tools
  • Good knowledge of TCP/IP stack
  • Industry related certifications

Soft Skills:

  • Customer facing experience and good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
  • Ability to write documentation and reports
  • Ability to grasp complex concepts, logical and analytical approach to solving problems.
  • Willingness to learn on the job
  • Experience working within remote and virtual teams
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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.

Application deadline: 18-04-2021