En

UNV Regional Websites

UNV works in 150 countries and territories, deploying UN Volunteers to advance sustainable development at grassroots level. Explore our work in the different regions of the world.

view
East and Southern Africa
East and Southern Africa
view
West and Central Africa
West and Central Africa
view
Arab States
Arab States
view
Europe and the CIS
Europe and the CIS
view
Latin America
Latin America and the Caribbean
view
Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific
Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
WASH Specialist 28 September 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Uganda
Open

WASH Specialist

International Specialist
UNICEF
Uganda
Kampala (UGA)
English,Korean
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 September 2020

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 the WASH Manager the UN WASH Specialist will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Provide technical support to UNICEF Kampala office to manage the KOICA funded WASH in School programme in Karamoja effectively and efficiently. Specifically,
    • Support the WASH Unit to undertake procurement for the WASH in school Infrastructure in a timely and quality manner;
    • Collect and prepare WASH in school programme reports for the donor including monitoring and reviewing budgets for the programme;
    • Co-ordinate and support exchange visits and learning events between the Uganda programme team and Korean counterparts;
    • Conduct regular field monitoring visit to project sites in Karamoja region;
    • Assist in the preparation of technical documents relevant for the WASH in schools that could be used for the visibility for the program
    • Coordination with UNICEF Uganda Office and KOICA Office in Kampala.

  1. Provide technical support to the Moroto Zonal Office to develop capacities related to WASH in schools.
  • Ensure the availability of accurate, complete and up-to-date information required for effective implementation of the KOICA funded WASH in schools programme;
  • Participate in inter-sectoral collaboration with other programme colleagues, Education, Health, Nutrition and Local Government to identify priority needs and appropriate strategies;
  • Undertake support supervision of the programme activities in the field.

  1. Support the implementation of a comprehensive water, Sanitation and hygiene programme in Karamoja region.
  • Strengthen the knowledge of WASH teams by providing support to implementation of the WASH in schools interventions with focus on adolescent and disability aspects of WASH programming;
  • Assist in enhancing programme efficiency and effectiveness through evidence-based approaches and implementation follow-up.
  1. Document results and best-practices and enhance knowledge management.
  • Document results and lessons learned from WASH programme implementation and promote knowledge sharing among counterparts and WASH stakeholders;
  • Participate in preparation and delivery of WASH in Schools technical outcomes during fundraising, scoping, development and implementation phases of WASH initiatives.

  1. Provide support to KOICA and UNICEF to manage the local training, invitational training in Korea, and reporting in Korean.

  • Prepare necessary procedure for the invitational training in Republic of Korea including support to KOICA to select training institution for the training, support to needs assessment to training participants and documentation, technical support to the selected training institution for developing training curriculum and implementation based on consultation with KOICA and UNICEF, and any other necessary duties;
  • Write a monthly report including in Korean, which includes progress of work plan, performance indicators, budget execution and etc. for the KOICA funded WASH in School programme in Karamoja
Master degree or equivalent

Civil engineering, , Water and environmental management, Public health, Social sciences, Political science or other WASH related field.

60 Months
  • Five years of demonstrated experience in WASH sector at national and international levels in programme management, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of policies and program management in post crisis situations;
  • Experience working within a UN agency and experience in or understanding and managing projects/programmes with multiple donor partners;
  • Experience in mainstreaming gender equality, conflict sensitivity and human rights in designing and implementing related projects including monitoring and reporting on these cross-cutting themes and SDGs;
  • Demonstrated interest in Results Based Management (RBM), monitoring and evaluation, planning, evaluation, statistics and/or research methodologies is required;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Korean(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • Knowledge of latest development in the field of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene.
  • Analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.
  • Drive for results.
  • Knowledge of computer management and applications.
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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 September 2020

Knowledge Management/Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 30 September 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen South Sudan
UNWomen
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
30 September 2020

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 the Deputy Country Representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Lead knowledge management and information sharing initiatives:
  1. Develop and implement the Knowledge Management Strategy to share public information, good practices and lessons learned across relevant communities of practice (COP), stakeholders and academia in collaboration with other partners in the UN system;
  2. Conduct research for knowledge and information needed for effective advocacy of the UN Women Country Office (CO)’s programme and gender equality and women empowerment overall;
  3. Provide technical support to the programme team to produce knowledge products;
  4. Identify and form lessons learned from evaluations and studies to be integrated into broader CO’s knowledge management;
  5. Facilitate programme team’s application of best practices and advocate the CO’s successful experiences in results-based monitoring and evaluation as well as substantive areas of expertise through global knowledge networks;
  6. Manage a presence on UN Women’s SharePoint, internet pages and social media with a focus on internal and external knowledge sharing, partnerships and COP.
  1. Ensure compliance with corporate programme and project management requirements (including planning, monitoring, evaluation and research plan, results management system (RMS), donor agreement management system (DAMS) and LEADS):
  1. Coordinate and support Result Based Management (RBM) and M&E based programme and project formulation including annual work-planning and reporting exercises in line with UN Women corporate requirements, the CO’s SN and Annual Workplans;
  2. Maintain, coordinate and ensure compliance of the programme and project setup and in Atlas and other corporate systems (such as RMS, DAMS, LEADS, etc.) and provide accurate and timely input information into these systems as required.

  1. Effective monitoring and reporting of the country programme and related projects:
    1. Establish and manage internal systems for effective and efficient programme and project monitoring and reporting, both internal to UN Women and for Implementing Partners;
    2. Monitor on a regular basis country programme including annual and quarterly reports, ongoing monitoring of overall financial status of country programming;
    3. Undertake regular field visits to ensure compliance and timely execution of the planned monitoring and evaluation by various programme team and partners;
    4. Support the programme staff with effective use of tools and methodologies for planning, monitoring and reporting;
    5. Ensure that projects are set up in line with approved project documents, all Atlas attributes are created accordingly and maintained regularly;
    6. Provide technical advice and support at the design stage of programmes/projects to facilitate monitoring during programme implementation;
    7. Develop, update, manage and monitor monitoring frameworks for the key programme cycle documents such as the UN Cooperation Framework, and SN, and participate in the UN M&E Working Group;
    8. Ensure Quarterly monitoring in RMS are done timely and accurately;
    9. Support to value-for-money monitoring, including tracking of resources towards outcomes;
    10. Coordinate timely and appropriate reporting.

  1. Implementation and management of audit and evaluation policies, strategies and processes:
  1. Direct responsibility and accountability for planning, management and oversight of thematic, country programme/project evaluations and other types of evaluations conducted in the CO;
  2. Keep track of all planned activities in the monitoring, evaluation and research plan (MERP) ;
  3. Follow up on implementation of evaluation recommendations. Ensuring the optimal use of evaluations by providing guidance in preparation of timely management response to all mandatory evaluations and by developing a communication plan;
  4. Serve as the CO focal point to the Evaluation Unit in the Regional Office;
  5. Develop evaluation tools and processes, innovative approaches in evaluation that meet the requirements of UN Women and train staff and partners to use it;
  6. Promote evaluation standards, quality assurance/control and capacity development in the CO;
  7. Provide evaluation feedback into policy/project/programme design, including comments on various documents.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in social sciences, M&E, gender/women’s studies, international development, public policy, international relations.

60 Months

1. At least 5 years of work experience in gender related field and a previous experience in working in a post conflict situation preferable. Experience in South Sudan will be a value added;

2. Work experience in the field of communication, electronic knowledge network, monitoring and evaluation and project management;

3. Knowledge of methodologies and best practices for promoting gender equality, equity and women empowerment in general and in South Sudan in particularly;

Experience working within the UN is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  1. Work experience in the field of communication, electronic knowledge network, monitoring and evaluation and project management;
  2. At least 5 years of work experience in gender related field and a previous experience in working in a post conflict situation preferable. Experience in South Sudan will be a value added;
  3. Knowledge of methodologies and best practices for promoting gender equality, equity and women empowerment in general and in South Sudan in particularly;
  4. Experience working within the UN is an asset.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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: 30th September 2020

Civil Engineer 04 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Civil Engineer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
04 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 direct supervision of the Project Manager and/or in close coordination with the State Engineer, Engineering Section, the UNV Project Engineer (Civil Engineer) is responsible for the following duties:

  • Applying of commonly used engineering calculations, practices and precedents in completing portions of larger projects related to the design, construction, or repair of buildings, roads, bridges, airfields, helipads, railways, docks, waste disposal systems, and other related structures and activities in the field;
  • Planning and designs specifications for projects;
  • Preparing BOQ, cost estimates, drawings, Statement of Works (SOW), technical specifications and bidding documents for both in-house/outsourced Mission engineering project;
  • Undertaking frequent site visits to monitor the project activities and advise on technical matters;
  • Conducting for Technical Evaluation of Bids and prepare Technical Evaluation Reports for projects;
  • Representing on behalf of operational unit on Local Committee on Contracts (LCC) and Headquarters Committee on Contracts (HCC) giving responses to technical matters;
  • Developing technical data regarding materials, sizes, dimensions, and quantities and costs to be incorporated in formal specifications;
  • Preparing for Estimates costs of repairs of damaged buildings, facilities and systems to determine feasibility of repairs or replacement;
  • Liaise with other engineers and Mission specialists responsible for related specialized phases to arrive at mutually satisfactory approaches to problems by exchanging and comparing data;
  • Conducting investigations to develop improved designs and construction techniques;
  • Prepare and produce cost data and estimates on engineering-related requirements of current and planned field missions;
  • Analyzing project proposals to ensure technical feasibility and that project objectives are attainable within prescribed resources;
  • Identify all routine engineering operational requirements within Engineering Section; preparing; implementing; and controlling appropriate methods to cater for them, ensuring optimal utilization of available resources in order to provide engineering project management support to Mission clients and Field Locations;
  • Monitoring, reviewing and coordinating project design and construction in Engineering Operations and work with Field Engineers in Project Management and reporting of all on-going Mission Priority Projects within the Mission;
  • Maintaining of accurate project records and files;
  • Performing other duties of a similar nature or level as requested by the State Engineer;
  • Traveling to various locations in the area of operations to plan and monitor road work maintenance and repairs;
  • Providing coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training to national personnel;
  • Performing other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Degree in civil engineering from an accredited and internationally or nationally recognized university.

36 Months
  • Three years of active professional experience with consulting architects/engineers and international construction business;
  • Project management experience;
  • Experience in a multi national organisational environment is desirable;
  • Able to communicate well in written and spoken English;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and abilityto prioritise tasks, and handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive a manual 4x4 vehicle.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision
  • Solid computer skills in MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc);
  • Proficiency in AutoCad;
  • Microsoft Project;
  • Prince 2 or PMP Certification is desirable.
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: 04-10-2020

Regional Global Adaptation Network (GAN) Liaison 04 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
04 October 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 direct supervision of the GAN Coordinator and in close collaboration with the Regional Climate Change Coordinator in Africa, the UNV Regional GAN Liaison for Africa will be:

  • Supporting the regional adaptation networks for Africa (Ebafosa, AAKNet and EPIC Africa) and supporting bi-directional connections between regional networks and GAN (exploring ways for GAN to work to support and connect the regions)
  • Liaising and reaching out to other actors and networks in the region to strengthen, consolidate and expand the regional presence of GAN
  • Gathering information about initiatives, activities and adaptation tools and resources (e.g. webinars, publications and guidelines) carried out by in the region and feeding the information from stocktaking into GAN knowledge platform
  • Convening stakeholders into regional meetings (webinars, sessions) to exchange information and practical examples about barriers to the uptake of nature-based solutions to adaptation (NBS for adaptation), otherwise known as ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA), to feed into the recommendations for the Global EbA Fund.
  • Developing surveys, conducting research and outreach to gather information, evidence, synthesize knowledge and create case studies from regional adaptation work including projects in the regions on best practices, barriers to EbA adoption and uptake, for feeding into the Global EbA Fund, UNEP normative work and global processes including UNFCCC
  • Supporting and organizing virtual or in-person adaptation events, webinars, seminars or sessions
  • Writing press releases that cover CCAU projects in the Africa region
  • Writing blog posts that capture the success stories from CCAU projects in the Africa region
  • Writing the text for project webpages for CCAU’s projects in the Africa region
  • Writing project factsheets/briefing notes for CCAU projects to capture and communicate the key information and approaches of the project
  • Gathering information on regional adaptation reading to feed into regular GAN reading lists Developing reports on latest activities of updating GAN’s regional networks and partners on GAN’s latest activities
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree related to environmental management, communications and/or journalism, climate change, natural resources management or other relevant area.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in support of environmental or science networks or other relevant programmes; experience with adaptation, in particular ecosystem-based adaptation or nature-based solutions, is desired, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Required: Excellent proven written and oral communication skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting and analytical skills in English;
  • Desired: Experience in communication, preferably including producing press releases
  • Desired: for Latin America: knowledge of Spanish; for Africa, knowledge of French and/or Arabic;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in adaptation, in particular ecosystem-based adaptation, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, 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: 04 October 2020

Administration and Budget Assistant 06 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
06 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 supervision of the Unit Supervisor within the Field Technology Section (FTS), the Administration and Budget Assistant will be responsible for:

  • Administrative duties, including liaison and coordination functions directly in support of the Office of the Chief FTS and ensures that timely and efficient support are provided to all FTS Operations and Service Delivery units;
  • Draft the Section’s Inter-office Memos, Mission Broadcast, Administrative Instructions, Information Circulars for the Chief of FTS;
  • Manage and keep track of Contracted personnel Attendance and entitlement records;
  • File, record and assist in creating the Section’s budget requirements in the near and medium terms and providing advance information of such requirements to relevant FTS Managers;
  • Assist in the preparation of the procurement plan, cost estimates and assets management reports;
  • Provide support to Managers and supervisors in documenting the evaluation of goods and services delivered by commercial vendors and prepare Vendor Performance Reports, end-user agreements, staff contract extensions, personnel action forms, MOP’s, accommodation requests, etc;
  • Verify the receipt of goods or services against the associated purchase order or contract and certify invoices in Umoja through the relevant Certifying Officers;
  • Assist in completing forms for the Acquisition of goods and services; maintain electronic procurement and financial records;
  • Assist in the management of MOUs (Memorandums of Understanding) and FTS services contracts;
  • Establish and maintain confidential information such as the Section’s personnel files and relevant Mission documents;
  • Compile proposals and records of the ection’sTraining requirements;
  • Coordinate process and submit Section training requests to the Mission’s IMTC.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management, Administration or equivalent is required.

36 Months

3 years experience in office and assets management administration; including budgeting, accounting, financial management or equivalent in an international environment.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Finance, accounting and audit

Solid computer skills, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc) and other UN centralized service applications such as Umoja, FSS; office equipment such as digital senders; multifunction printers.

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, 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: 04-10-2020

Associate Officer / Information Analyst 06 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Wau (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
06 October 2020

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

  • Analyze, collect, coordinate, disseminate and manage information to identify conflict related trends, patterns and dynamics to be used as a decision-making and planning tool for the Field Integrated Operations Centre (FIOC);
  • Collate, coordinate, corroborate and analyze information from a wide range of sources, including UNMISS Civil and Political Affairs Division personnel, Human Rights, Military, Police, Security, UN Humanitarian Agencies, International Non-Governmental Organizations (INGOs) and Local Government Authorities;
  • Produce forward looking reports within the context of the UNMISS Early Warning Strategy and Protection of Civilian Matrix that integrates and considers all the information gathered, resulting in clearly identifying the priorities where the Field Office should focus its efforts;
  • Build effective networks with Mission components, state authorities, international partners, civil society and the humanitarian community;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, socio-economic and security issues;
  • Maintain reporting database/platform with incident reports and update casualty and fatality database regularly;
  • Monitor and provide analysis on events, incidents, trends and dynamics that may affect the implementation of the Mission mandate and safety and security of staff and operations;
  • Support the planning and implementation of Mission priorities as directed by Head of Field Office;
  • Support the Field Office Security Management Team, Security Management Meetings, the Crisis Management Team, and respond to specific incidents as required;
  • Share all analysis and information with Joint Mission Analysis Centre (JMAC) as guided by the Chief JMAC;
  • Document information, Field Office activities and internal strategic coordination among substantive sections and decision making by taking minutes of meetings;
  • Support the coordination of programs for visiting delegations involving the Head of Field Office;
  • Undertake other related responsibilities as tasked by the Team Leader.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Political science, International Relations, Law, Conflict Management, Security or any related field with three (3) or more years of experience in the field.

36 Months

Minimum three (3) years’ relevant experience in information analysis in conflict or post-conflict environment. Experience in or knowledge of the conflict dynamics in the region (East and Central Africa) is highly desirable; previous experience in a Joint Operations Centre or Joint Mission Analysis Cell would be an added advantage.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Power point, etc.).
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Professional reporting and writing skills.
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, 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: 06-10-2020

Rule of Law Officer 07 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Rule of Law Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
07 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 direct supervision of Director, Rule of Law, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Undertake complex research and analysis to support comparative legal analysis of national laws and policies to ensure compliance with international standards and recommended best practices;
  • Contribute to the preparation of themactic reports, code cables, policy papers, and other analytical work product on relevant to the section’s work;
  • Work closely with national authorities and other stakeholders to assist in promote stronger coorination of rule of law and security sector policy initiatives, including mapping of justice and security sector institutions and needs;
  • Prepare accurate notes to file on meetings, compile and maintain the section’s legal library and other resource materials, and review and comment on draft substantive legislation and regulations; and
  • Represent the section when necessary at working group meetings with national authorities and other counterparts.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in law is required. A focus on transitional justice or international development is desirable. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

36 Months

A minimum of three years professional legal experience outside of her/his country is required. Substantial experience in complex legal research, analysis, and writing is highly desirable. Experience in donor coordination of justice, security, or legal reform efforts is highly desirable. Experience in legislative drafting and substantive review is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other legal experience
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) is required.
  • Prior experience working in transitional justice environment in a conflict or post-conflict region is highly desirable.
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: 07-10-2020