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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Assistant 24 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Lebanon
Open

Project Assistant

National Specialist
UNWomen
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
01 March 2021
10 months with possibility of extension
24 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 WEE- Program Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV – Project Assistant will:

  1. Provide administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of programs
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of program work plans, budgets, and proposals on program implementation arrangements, including tracking the delivery of funds.
  • Provide administrative support to the executing agencies / responsible parties on routine delivery and reporting of program supported activities and finances.
  • Provide administrative support for the audit of programs/ projects and support implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Identify sources and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches, and position papers, in collaboration with the Program team.

  1. Provide administrative support to the financial management of the Programme Unit
  • Create projects in Atlas, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial close of a project.
  • Provide administrative support in monitoring and preparation of budget and the finances of programs/projects, and in the preparation of FACE forms.
  • Prepare non-PO vouchers for development projects.
  • Process payment for consultants, as delegated.
  • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects; register good receipts in Atlas.

  1. Provide administrative support to the Program Unit
  • Undertake all logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements for organization for meetings, workshops, events, and missions.
  • Make travel arrangements for the Program Team, including travel requisitions and claims.
  • Draft minutes in meetings, as delegated.
  • Assemble briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations, in collaboration with the Program team.
  • Organize and coordinate filing of documents; maintain mailing lists.

  1. Provide administrative support to resource mobilization
  • Organize, compile, and process documentation and information from donors, and program team as inputs to various databases and documents.

  1. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
  • Provide administrative support to the organization of training for the office staff and partners on program and operations related issues.

  1. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or any related field is required.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative or program management/support.

    • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.

    • Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.

    • Experience in working in local or INGO is an asset.

    • Experience in supporting a team is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
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 “Project Assistant (LBNR000399), 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 “Project Assistant (LBNR000399)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Community Safe Migration Roll-out Volunteer 26 April 2021 Community Volunteer IOM Lao People's Democratic Rep
IOM
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
Laotian,English
Immediate
4 months
26 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of designated IOM focal point in the country of assignment, the UN Community Volunteer will:

  • Support the implementation of the safe migration information roll-out, in particular by conducting safe migration trainings to returning migrant workers in Quarantine Centers (QCs)
  • Coordinate with the IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Operation Assistant and the relevant QC management teams to arrange schedules and prepare for daily training activities
  • Ensure returned migrant workers receive adequate information on safe migration, including return and reintegration, as per IOM training materials
  • Provide necessary logistic support (i.e. distribute water and snacks to participants in each roll-out training) in coordination with QC staff
  • Monitor and record attendance of participants per training
  • Report to IOM focal point with accurate attendance and photo image as evidence of work
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education;
  • Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, 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.

This is a volunteer assignment for National Community Volunteers (candidates need to be at least 18 to be eligible to apply), therefore only nationals of Laos and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 26 April 2021

Project Associate - Climate Change 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNEP Bahrain
UNEP
Bahrain
Manama (BHR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
27 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 general supervision of the programme officer of Subprogramme one, Climate Change, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the planning, development and operational support of projects under the Climate Change Subprogramme;
  • Conduct research and analysis of issues and trends relevant to the projects and climate change topics
  • Draft, review and edit project documents, concept notes, and policy analysis, ensuring quality of outputs
  • Participate and represent UNEP ROWA in meetings and consultations as required
  • Develop content for internal and external communication and correspondence
  • Provide support in the identification of operational issues, and contribute to the proposal and implementation of solutions
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. climate policy, international development, environmental management; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization or other relevant programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
  • Excellent writing, formulation, editing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills;
  • Experience in climate change adaptation desirable
  • 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 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 the environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for sustainable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
  • national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization.
  • programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please 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?
Please 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: 27 April 2021