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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
UNV Development Coordination Officer 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNRCO Bangladesh
UNRCO
Bangladesh
Dhaka (BGD)
English
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
29 October 2020

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

Under the overall guidance of the UN Resident Coordinator, the direct supervision of the Head of the RCO, and in close collaboration with RCO colleagues, the International UNV will:

  • Support the processes for country level Comprehensive Country Assessment (CCA); United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF); and Immediate Socio-economic Response Plan (ISERP) processes and similar exercises related to the Resident Coordinator system including reporting and monitoring;
  • Provide relevant support to the country programming process, including the preparation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework.
  • Provide relevant support to UN coordination mechanisms and UNCT activities, including UNCT meetings and joint work through UN Theme and sub-groups.
  • Support the compilation and preparation of briefing and presentation materials, background information and documentation as well as drafting of talking points and speeches for meetings, events and missions.
  • Support the organization and follow-up of the inter-agency and high-level meetings or events attended by the RC or RCO staff members.
  • Other coordination tasks as required.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in international development studies, international relations, social sciences, political science, law, economics, management, or other relevant fields.

24 Months
  • At least two years of previous work experience in programme development and management with demonstrated experience in writing project documents, resource mobilization or report drafting;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong data management skills;
  • Computer literacy, including the use of excel.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Attendence in the hight level meeting, deliver presentation and prepare reports.
  • Coordination, reporting and monitoring
  • Data management and documentation
No

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

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Application deadline: 29-10-2020

International Admin, Finance and Procurement Specialist 04 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Timor Leste
UNDP
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
04 November 2020

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

Under the supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) and National Project Manager (NPM) in close consultation with the Financial Operation Unit of the UNDP Country Office, the International Admin, Finance and Procurement Specialist will execute and ensure that all financial and related activities of decentralisation project are implemented in a timely manner in strict accordance with UNDP’s set rules, guidelines and procedures.

1. Ensure administration of budgets and implementation of finance processes are in line with UNDP operational procedures and donor requirement:

  • Prepare and modify budgets in the operational system as per orientation of the CTA and NPM
  • Monitor all expenditures through a shadow accounting-tracking mechanism so the precise financial status of the project is maintained.
  • Support NPM initiate project annual budget, review and perform budget revision and reversal.
  • Monitor budget delivery and implementation in order to alert the NPM for timely modifications.
  • Prepare budget reports - quarterly and annual financial reports as per agreed work plan.
  • Prepare financial ad-hoc reports upon request of NPM or by UNDP Management.
  • Maintenance of accounts receivables for the project and inform NPM on need to follow up on contributions.
  • Establish and promote inside the office financial guidelines and procedures as per UNDP rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Advise the project team on the specific EU financial guidelines.
  • Proactively monitor Finance Dashboard and take corrective action.
  • Provide financial input to prepare the Work Plan of the Programme.

2. Principle accounting, cash management and administrative support functions:

  • Review and ensure all request for payments, requisitions and required vouchers, all payments and receipts are compliance with the UNDP Rules and Regulations.
  • Ensure control of supporting documents for payments
  • Maintenance of internal expenditures control system, which ensures that vouchers and all transactions are correctly processed and recorded in Atlas system.
  • Ensure that payrolls, travel claims, or any other financial entitlement are duly processed and ensure timely correction actions on any financial or budget errors
  • Process and monitor petty cash and cash advance management
  • Act as focal point for internal and external audits and accounts examinations
  • Ensure proper filling and record of all financial transactions
  • Assist all project staff on financial management related issues
  • Full compliance of administrative management and inventory ensuring that proper asset management is performed in adherence to UNDSS/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies
  • Perform any other tasks as required by the NPM or designated programme official

3. Procurement

  • Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system
  • Prepare and update the multi-year and annual Procurement Plan for all purchasing and procurement activities needed by the Project
  • Set up and maintain an effective monitoring and recording system for procurement;
  • Manage procurement processes for goods and services according to the Procurement Plan, that includes: (i) Ensure all necessary preparations for procurement are finalized, such as Terms of Reference for technical specifications of goods/services, Evaluation Criteria, Market Research, Evaluation Panel set-up; (ii) Advertise of the Invitation for Bids/Quotations; (iii) Prepare documents for the Evaluation Panel (iv) Prepare bidding documents/request for quotations, bids/quotations evaluation reports, contract conditions including issues of performance guarantee, advance payment guarantee, insurance, liquidated damages, contract execution schedule, payments, delays, compensation events, contract extension, quality control, disputes, claims parties' obligations and so on in accordance with the sample documents applied for this Project; (v) Review and certification of submissions to the Contract, Asset and Procurement Committee (CAP), Reginoal Committee on Procurement (RACP) and Advisory Committee on Procurement (ACP) ; (vi) Implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase orders are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems; (vii) Monitor and supervise the contract implementation, including issues off claims and disputes, compensation events and so on;
  • Successful implementation of e-procurement including e-tendering module
  • Liaise with Procurement Officers in the UN organizations as needed
  • Monitor and support partners in Project activities, especially related to procurement
  • Participate in procurement training courses if necessary;
  • Maintain a repository for various Terms of References, and other relevant documents used for the Procurement processes
  • Be proactive in identifying sources where potential suppliers can be reached, including the use of social media
  • Maintain lists of the potential suppliers, and performance of previous suppliers

4. Support capacity building and knowledge transfer for National Admin/Finance staff and implementing partners in project operations:

  • Regular hands on and structured training programmes for national admin/finance staff of the project.
  • Capacity building and guidance of implementing partners, including government institutions and CSOs.
  • Development of SOPs and checklists, as well as training materials as needed to fill the capacity gaps.
  • Participate in trainings related with administration/management/procurement and finance.
  • Contribute to sharing lessons learned and knowledge with the project staff or related CO staff

Functional Competencies and Critical Success Factors:

In addition to specific tasks, the International Admin, Finance and Procurement Specialist is expected to carry out work with professional standards demonstrating the skills and behaviors as listed below.

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Providing guidance on policies and procedures.
  • Time management for tasks’ deadline.
  • Strong IT skills, knowledge of office software packages and Atlas.
  • Ability to perform a variety of standard specialized and non-specialized tasks and work processes that are fully documented, researched, recorded and reported.
  • Ability to review a variety of data identifies and adjusts discrepancies, identify and resolve operational problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to handle visitors, phone calls with tact and courtesy.

Self-Management:

  • Responsibility for one’s own work and actions.
  • Focusing on results for the project implementation and responding positively to feedback.
  • Working with energy and a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Good self-control even under pressure.
  • Interacting with others in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Managing own time and tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Carefully checking own work in terms of accuracy and completeness.
  • Highly self-motivated.

Knowledge Management and Learning:

  • Sharing knowledge and experience with colleagues.
  • Actively working towards continuing personal learning and applying newly acquired skills.
  • Demonstrating openness to improve and ability to manage complexities.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in finance, management and business administration or equivalent.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in finance, accounting and audit, or other relevant programmes; experience with finance, economics and administration is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience in resource management or related functions;
  • Must have proven experience in capacity building or provision of training;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrable analytical, communication, coordination and teamwork skills; culturally and socially sensitive;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • 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.); advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages; and office technology equipment; experience in handling of web-based management systems, especially Atlas and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have knowledge of or experience in gender equality and the elimination of violence against women and girls, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other finance, economics and administration related experience, Finance, accounting and audit

* Finance

* Accounting and audit

* Economic and administration

* Web-based management systems, especially Atlas and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft

No

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

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Application deadline: 4-11-2020

International UNV – Learning & Development (UNICEF) 04 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF India
UNICEF
India
New Delhi (IND)
English
01 December 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
04 November 2020

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 Chief Human Resource or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV - Learning & Development will:

  • Work in close collaboration with the Section Chiefs and the Human Resources Development Committee (HRDC), as well as other relevant stakeholders, prepare learning and development strategies/plans in line with UNICEF India Country Office’s key strategic priorities to meet current and evolving programmatic/operational needs;
  • Build partnerships with academic institutions, UN agencies, external experts, NGOs, CSOs and private sector organizations to design and implement state-of-the-art learning and development programmes, including innovative approaches to learning and development; and share best practices on evolving trends on learning and development;
  • Oversee the timely implementation, monitoring and reporting of global/regional learning/training activities included in ICO’s annual learning plan;
  • Work closely with Section Chiefs, Chiefs of Field Offices and Learning Focal Points to ensure an effective coordination of learning/development investments, thus preventing gaps, overlaps, duplication of efforts, and ensure that expenditures are in line with approved budget;
  • Oversee the evaluation of learning/training programmes to ensure compliance with desired quality standards; that they contribute to meeting desired outcomes, returns on investments, and that lessons learned/best practices are reflected in the development of new strategies and plans. Submit/present periodic learning and development programme reports to the HRDC;
  • Provide expert advice/guidance and support to managers/ supervisors and individual staff members in determining appropriate resources/programmes to fill specific competency/skill gaps. This may include 360-degree assessments, tailored support, coaching support etc. within the limit of available resources/budget;
  • In collaboration with Section Chiefs, and under the guidance of the Chief of HR, develop and implement capacity building initiatives supporting ICO’s internal succession plan. Compile and analyze data on high potential employees in support of ICO succession management plan;
  • Work with the HR team on the selection of external technical resources, including experts (individual and institutional) to design and/or deliver specific learning/training programmes;
  • Contribute to drafting (or draft as needed) internal guidance documents and/or standard operating procedures for the efficient, effective, consistent and fair administration of learning and development activities;
  • Facilitate and/or coordinate the delivery of training/workshops/staff retreats, as appropriate, making the best use of evolving tools and technologies; and train others to deliver training as and when needed;
  • Advise managers and staff members on the effective application of learning policies/guidelines, and the use of various learning pedagogies, methodologies and tools to achieve desired organizational/individual needs;
  • Provide career support/counselling to staff members and/or, when appropriate, guide to/advise on available corporate resources available at Regional or Global levels.
  • Compile, interpret and analyze data/reports to help inform decision making on learning and development strategies;
  • Develop data collection systems to optimize the quality of metrics, analytics and report.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

An Advanced University Degree in human resource management, business administration, organizational development, social sciences, international relations, psychology or another related field is required;

Additional professional certification/training in the field of learning and development or related field is desirable

60 Months

At least five (5) years of professional work experience in learning and development in a global/international organization is required;

Strong facilitation skills and track records in the design and implementation of learning and development strategies, including learning impact assessment is an asset;

Good understanding of how adults acquire and use knowledge, including individual and cultural differences in learning; and the ability to develop effective training/learning curricula for adult learners, especially for organizational development and behaviour change is an asset;

Experience in change management and in developing and sourcing learning programmes for Human Resources is an asset;

Knowledge of group and organizational psychology is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

The last date to receive applications is 4th November 2020.

Medical Doctor 09 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Medical Doctor

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
01 November 2020
until 30 April 2021 with possibility of extension
09 November 2020

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

UNAMA Medical is the primary health care provider for all UNAMA staff. The Section aims to protect and promote staff health, to sustain and improve their working capacity, to contribute to a safe and healthy working environment, and to promote the adaptation of work to the capabilities of staff, taking account of their health status. With this in mind and given the current heightened security situation in the mission environment, we are seeking medical officers with specialty in emergency medicine and or with skill sets acquired from qualification or extensive experience in the coordination of medical emergencies in the field. Under the direct supervision of Chief Medical Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Clinical Duties/ Emergency care:

  • Respond to medical and trauma emergencies 24/7;
  • Stabilize and refer/evacuate emergency medical and trauma cases;
  • Development of emergency capacity of medical facilities in the UN;
  • Assist in refresher training for Emergency trauma bag first responder course, individual first aid kit (IFAK) course and emergency first aid training;
  • Provision of medical incident command system training;
  • Revision and rehearsal of mass casualty plan in UN compounds;
  • Participate and coordinate in-extremis exercises in UN compounds;
  • Medical escort in aeromedical evacuations within Afghanistan;
  • Prepare and update all emergency equipment;
  • Identify and liaise with local health facilities that could be of help in mass casualty incidents;
  • Provide in-extremis support to UNAFPs.

Routine care:

  • Undertake day-to-day clinical duties, for example, the walk-in-clinic;
  • Undertake day-to-day occupational health duties: Pre-placement, periodic and exit medical examinations, immunizations, maintain
  • Current listing of staff members with chronic health conditions;
  • Prepare UN staff for travelling and rapid deployment by: Providing immunizations, malaria prophylaxis, travel kits, personal health maintenance briefing and etc.;
  • Refer and follow up of staff members in need of specialist consultations;
  • Verify all medical reports and advise staff members;
  • Provide health education to all mission staff members across the board;
  • Participate in addressing work environment and occupational health issues;
  • Carry out hygiene inspections of the common places e.g. Cafeterias, GYM and ablution units; offices, UNOE Residences and etc.;
  • Carry our health promotion and prevention activities.

General:

  • Perform other related duties to the above assignment as requested by the CMO.
  • Support day-to-day operations through liaising with the various components in the mission and the local health care providers
  • Participate in meetings arranged on health-related issues as and when assigned by the CMO.
  • This position is to provide support to the UN and it partners.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Minimum requirement is a general practitioner Medical Officer with a degree in Medicine.

60 Months

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible clinical experience in medical care including emergency and trauma care

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
General human medicine (with clinical experience)

Residency/internship/extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, Trauma care, ICU, Surgery, Anaesthesiology or Internal medicine

will be an added advantage .There is a need for recruiting General Practitioners who have continuous medical education and experience (not just formal education). Knowledge in the following continuous medical education and certification is highly desirable as this experience will ensure that training can be given to staff members as well as experience in stabilization and referral of medical and trauma emergencies.

  • Advanced Trauma life Support (ATLS);
  • Basic Cardiac Life support (BCLS;
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS);
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS);
  • Knowledge in clinical and occupational, tropical/travel medicine and emergency responses;
  • Aeromedical evacuations;
  • Ability to provide first aid training to staff members
Yes

Accountability, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Haiti and legal residents of (program country or territory) with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 9-11-2020