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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Strategic Engagement and Communication Specialist 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP United States of America
UNDP
United States of America
New York (USA)
English
Immediate
12 months
27 April 2021

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

The UNV Expert will report to the Head of the Fund Secretariat/Global Team. The UNV Expert will provide the following functions:

Strategic Engagement activities of the GFCR

Implementation of the GFCR communications strategy:

  • Design communication strategies, including media strategies;
  • Lead on ensuring branding standards of the Fund are maintained;
  • Develop a Detailed Annual Communication Workplan and Budget;
  • Produce articles, press releases and stories on Fund results and any other developments and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels;
  • Maintain the website of the Fund and the knowledge platform;
  • Liaise and coordinate with partners on information opportunities, activities, approaches and platforms;

Design, administer, monitor and evaluate social media and creative content:

  • Plan social media for the GFCR in coordination with that of founding partners, donors and implementers;
  • Source, design, edit and post engaging, high-quality text, video, photo and graphics content across owned social media channels;
  • Collaborate with communications focal points in programme countries and across all GFCR partners to develop social media content;

Master degree or equivalent

Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Communication, Public Administration, Law, International Relations and/or other relevant field.

72 Months

At least 6 (six) years of relevant experience in programme management at the national or international level, including experience in Trust Fund management, innovative public/private partnership;

Excellent knowledge of social media and information technology;

Excellent communication and writing skills.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

Leadership: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others.

  • Actively shares knowledge

Communication and relationship management: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis

  • Communicates ideas and positions with command and confidence
  • Finds common ground to solve problems

Innovation: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully

  • Contributes to prototyping, piloting, and evaluating lessons / feedback

People Management: Models independent thinking and action

  • Demonstrates behaviors of teamwork, collaboration, knowledge sharing, maintaining relationships

Delivery: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services.

  • Embraces complex challenges and opportunities for getting work done
  • Ability to embrace challenges with minimal supervision
  • Works to develop organizational awareness of UNDP’s approach to client service delivery and integrity and accountability

Technical Abilties: Apply and Adapt

  • Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise.

UN System:

In-depth and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the UN system and the mandates of constituent agencies, including with UN corporate standards and language requirements.

Diserable skills:

Prior experience in fundraising with private and public donors

Previous experience in Environmental, climate or Marine Conservation initiatives

Knowledge of and previous experience in UNDP and/or another UN entity is desired

No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 27-04-2021

Air Operations Assistant 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2022
28 April 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 OIC Air Operations Bor , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Pre-Planning of activities within the state, which is submitted to Mission Air Operations Center(MAOC) for approval;
  • Prepare Air tasking Orders(ATOs) from the daily flight schedule (DFS) and providing them to crew for execution;
  • Processing Daily Flight schedule into AIMS;
  • Monitor all Flights in the states and those transisting from Juba or other Air Regions and providing timely resources to enable turn round;
  • Coordinate with Local Civil Aviation Officials for smooth and efficient air operations;
  • Conduct a briefing to Aircrew and state aviation personnel on Notice to Airmen (NOTAMS) and other available information concerning flight operations;
  • Liaise with the Field State administrator (FAO) re all aviation requirements for the state and any TOB/COB/CSB within the state;
  • Securing mine and security clearance, and threat assessment reports;
  • Responsible in taking charge of of all aviation property in the state including air assets and aviation equipment;
  • Provide weather reports at destinations and alternate airfields;
  • Prepare report for all changes and deviations to OIC Air Operations, MAOC duty officer and Chief Air Operations;
  • Prepare report and filing for all observed safety hazards in the state;
  • Maintain on database of crew lists and Risk/Threat assessment forms;
  • Responsible in checking Fuel status and availability both in the state and any relevant TOB/CSB;
  • Prepare daily Sitreps and submit to Juba after last flght;
  • Verifying the Aircraft Use Reports for state based air assets on daily basis and file information in the relevant Electronic databases in accordance with UN requirements;
  • Ensure all AUR’s are forwarded to Technical Compliance Unit in Juba on time;
  • Monitor crew duty times and air assets flight hour utilization;
  • Participate in capacity building to National staff members;
  • Provide Flight following to aircraft within Bor and keeping a log;
  • Checking of service ability of aviation Equipment on daily basis;
  • Checking of Runway condition and submit HLS & Ramp hazard report to Juba before flight Operations;
  • Provide apron management and bay allocation for accommodating different categories of aircraft during peak Hour;
  • Perfom any other duties as assigned by the OIC Air operations Bor, Chief Air operations or the Chief Aviation Officer.
Secondary education

Should have proven training in the Aviation Industry; Flight Dispatch certificate; Air traffic control certificate; Cabin crew certificate and Flight Operations certificate are all desirable,

36 Months

At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry (Flight Operations/Dispatch certificate, Air traffic Control certificate are desirable).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Air transport, air traffic control and safety

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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: 28 April 2021

UN Regional Coordination Officer 29 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNESCO Lebanon
UNESCO
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
15 months with possibility of extension
29 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 the Director of the Regional Office in Beirut, the UN Volunteer UN Regional Coordination Officer will provide support to the Director of the Regional Office in liaising with the Regional United National Sustainable Development Group (UNSDG) to enhance the UN system collaboration and system-wide coherence within the framework of the UN reform, improve UNESCO's representation at the regional level within the UNSDG and support the Organization’s full participation and contribution in UN system action, in coordination with the offices in the region

In this regard, the UN Volunteer will ensure the overall coordination of Regional UNSDG related-issues by:

  • Ensuring the participation of the Regional Office in the coordination systems, processes and meetings of the Regional UNSDG, with partoicular attention to the Regional Collaborative Platforms;
  • Support coordination and liaisoning with United Nations Development Coordination Office (UNDCO) Regional Director and related staff based in Amman;
  • Providing support to the Director of Office to strategically position UNESCO as a key partner within the UNSDG and promote integrated approaches with the wider UN system in UNESCO’s fields of competence, including through the elaboration of support material and analysis to be shared with the Regional UNSDG;
  • Supporting the Director of the Office in the review, development and implementation of UNSDG reform initiatives as regards UNESCO through collection, analysis and dissemination of information related to the reform, UNESCO’s involvement in the UNSDG and on UNSDG global collaboration in the region;
  • Providing assistance to the field offices in the region in ensuring UNESCO’s substantial integration in UNSDCFs and appropriate alignment of UNESCO’s country strategies with United Nations Sustainable Cooperation Frameworks (UNSDCF);
  • In coordination with the Office’s media and communication coordinator, supporting communication related to UNESCO’s participation in UNSDG regional coordination both within the Regional UNSDG and UNESCO;
  • Contributing to the Regional Office inputs to strategic and programming documents, statutory reports and reports to the Assistant Director-General for Priority Africa and External Relations ADG/PAX and UNESCO Governing Bodies with regard UNESCO’s involvment in the UNSDG and on UNSDG global collaboration in the region;
  • Supporting cooperation with other regional and interregional organizations as appropriate;
  • Supporting resource mobilization offorts for regional programs of all sectors represented in the Regional office, contacts with potential donors as relevant.

The UN Volunteer works within the framework of UNESCO’s Medium-Term Strategies (C/4s), approved Programmes and Budgets (C/5s), the Operational Strategy for the Implementation of Priority Africa and the Priority Gender Equality Action Plan as well as within the framework of international agreed development agendas as Agenda 2030 and Agenda 2063 for the Africa region.

Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in any area of UNESCO’s competencies, international relations, public or business administration, economics or another related field;
60 Months
  • At least 5 to 7 years of professional work in UN coordination, planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of activities, projects and/or programmes, of which 2 years acquired at international level;
  • Experience with UN coordination mechanisms, familiarity with the work and functioning of international organizations and knowledge of the United Nations common system and reform processes, good understanding of the 2030 Agenda and UNSDG mechanisms;
  • Familiarity with UNESCO’s programmes, structure and priorities;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Proven coordination, planning and organization skills within UN coordination mechanisms with ability to establish and follow plans and priorities;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with proven ability to prepare and draft high-quality documents and reports intended for internal and/or external dissemination;
  • Experience in implementation of UN reform processes;
  • Experience in field operations;
  • Good geopolitical knowledge of the Arab Region;
  • 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;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment of international and national personnel and to adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; and to establish good working relationships with internal and external partners;
  • 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.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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: 29 April 2021