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

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

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

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

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

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Language skills: Working knowledge of languages of any minority groups in Viet Nam is an advantage;
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to
apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which
you would like to apply.
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021

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

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

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

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

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

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to
apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which
you would like to apply.
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021

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

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

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

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

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

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Working knowledge of languages of any minority groups in Viet Nam is an advantage;
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to
apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which
you would like to apply.
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021

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

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

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

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

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

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in journalism, programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Working knowledge of languages of any minority groups in Viet Nam is an advantage;

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to
apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which
you would like to apply.
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Viet Nam and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 16 March 2021