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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Associate CBI (Cash Based Interventions) Officer 27 September 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Guatemala
UNHCR
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months
27 September 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 the Senior CBI Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer for Cash Based Interventions will:

  • Manage the use, maintenance and technical support of databases used in the cash-based interventions.
  • Generate statistical reports based on the standard reporting formats and ad-hoc reports, charts and tables as required by the management.
  • Prepare and administer accurate lists of beneficiaries for the regular assistance through bank ATM/IRIS system in line with the procedures established by the office.
  • Assist in developing and administering UNHCR Regular Cash based Intervention database.
  • Assist in the monthly reconciliation and refund process for the cash assistance project.
  • Assist in preparing detailed reports and breakdown of the cash assistance provided to the refugees.
  • Cross-check databases to ensure that all beneficiaries are active cases.
  • Keep cash lists updated and free of duplications and ensure delivery of cash assistance to beneficiaries in a timely manner.
  • Maintain relationships with partners to facilitate the flow of information between databases,
  • Assist with the training of internal staff and partners on how to use the database,
  • Execute best practice in data protection standards and help to positively influence others,
  • Troubleshoot issues with the database and work with internal teams to provide technical fixes,
  • Inform and act on the reports and messages that are received from various units on different vulnerable cases in respect to financial assistance.
  • Support in the co-ordination with different IPs, Ops and focal points on lists of beneficiaries reflecting situation of cash assistance.
  • Undertake missions and field visits to bank service provider to monitor the cash project.

Undertake other relevant duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. social sciences, political sciences and area related to humanitarian aid, development areas and international relations; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience.
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Programme management, especially CBI modalities, and other relevant Programme; experience with data management is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Completion of a first-level university degree or secondary education with certificate/training in Information Technology & Database Management will be considered as an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in refugees, asylum seekers, IDPs and other migration issues [fill in relevant area of the host agency’s work], volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
24 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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, Working in Teams

You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU

If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying.

Application deadline: 27-Sep-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Information Management Specialist 27 September 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Panama
UNDP
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
English,Spanish
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
27 September 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 Senior Global Technical Advisor or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer International Specialist will:

  1. Technically support the Climate and Forests Programme in the process of populating the turbo version of the excel rubric tool focusing on the following results:
  • Insert information from all countries in the Climate and Forests Programme portfolio into the latest version of the excel rubric;
  • Cross check and verify all the existing information already inserted into the tool;
  • Provide inputs to improve the accessibility and usability of the country-based tool and to protect its content from unwanted changes;
  • Develop an online solution to make the tool available to partners and also for a simple version of the tool with summary information to also be available online to external audiences;
  • Continuously update the information from all countries to ensure that the tool is filled with the latest data.
  1. Support the process of making the turbo version of the excel rubric tool more dynamic and accessible
  • Develop dashboards to make the information on countries more accessible;
  • Develop graphs and other visual representation for the information in the tool;
  • Create more direct links between the country-based tools and the global database;
  • Protect the information on the tool to allow for it to be shared with external audiences without compromising the tool itself;
  • Think creatively and pro-actively identify and address emerging problems to ensure timely and efficient use of the tool by all team members;
  • Provide inputs for linking the tool with the Climate Promise database;
  • Provide inputs for linking this tool with other existing UN-REDD+ tools.
  1. Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing as required focusing on the following results
  • Identification and synthesis of the best practices and lessons learned in the use of similar tools;
  • Prepare briefs, presentations, technical reports, blog posts, etc, using the information from the tool;
  • Linking the information from the tools and assessments with latest UNFCCC discussions and other relevant climate and forest forum discussions;
  • Prepare information to be added to the Climate and Forests website;
  • Prepare webinars for country offices and counterparts using information from the tool.
  1. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

The UNV must have bachelor degree preferably in statistics, economics, data management, software development, IT, engineering, geography, environmental management and other related fields.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/ or international level in GHG emissions and removals estimates for the forest sector, carbon markets, safeguards, REDD+ or other relevant programs.
  • Advance knowledge and experience working on excel, programming, macro and online tools is required.
  • Understanding of carbon accounting methodologies, carbon markets standards and data analysis is an advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Mus be fluent in English, advanced knowledge in Spanish or French is desired.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Energy and environmental economics, carbon market mechanisms, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
  • Advance knowledge and experience working on excel, programming, macro and online tools is required.
  • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/ or international level in GHG emissions and removals estimates for the forest sector, carbon markets, safeguards, REDD+ or other relevant programs.
No

Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU

If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying.

Application deadline: 27-Sep-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 29 September 2020 Int. Specialist IOM Haiti
IOM
Haiti
Port-au-Prince (HTI)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
29 September 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 the [insert function] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  1. Support the Senior Programme Manager in lead the development and strengthening of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) systems, including learning and accountability and generation of reliable data for results-based management of the emergency unit overall and to strengthen project implementation.
  2. Support the development of new project proposals, including development of logical frameworks, setting realistic and gender-sensitive indicators and targets;
  3. Regularly update monitoring performance measurement with COVID-19/Shelter/NFI/DRR staff, such as quality benchmarks and indicator and performance tracking for IOM and partner’s projects.
  4. Undertake and oversee regular field monitoring and evaluation visits with field staff and in coordination with the Senior Programme Manager to ensure technical and operational compliance and timely execution of projects vis-à-vis approved plans and targets.
  5. Support sound ethical and methodological design and implementation approach for KAPs surveys as well as PDM and monitoring plans, ensuring that gender sensitivity and gender analysis is integrated.
  6. Lead on quantitative data analysis and report writing for the unit’s assessment, KAP surveys and others surveys related to the behavior change strategy;
  7. Establish and management of community-based complaint-response mechanisms in areas where interagency mechanisms are not functional, including working with IOM PSEA focal points to ensure safe handling of SEA reports.
  8. Support project management with the preparation of timely Donor Reports to ensure compliance with key programme indicators and objectives.
  9. Prepare external evaluations and conduct internal performance and impact evaluations and other accountability reports as required; including draft of analysis of the findings and recommendations.
  10. Support the development of improved information management systems within the office;
  11. Support the Senior Programme Manager in identifying the relevant information requirement of the Working Group partners and facilitate information sharing among stakeholders.
  12. Support the Working Group Coordinator in all information gathering and coordinating information collection process including monitoring and analysing of data.
  13. Participate in the analysis of data as well as visualization (such as mapping, gap analysis, infographic, etc) and reporting to Working Group partners.
  14. Regularly engage and represent the Shelter/NFI/DRR/Protection Working Group in the Information Management Working Group and the Assessment Working Group.
  15. Elaborate and maintain the Shelter Working Group information management and mapping tools, including but not limited to Working Group website, 4W, dashboard, snapshot and presence and intervention tracking as required.
  16. Liaise with humanitarian stakeholders and relevant government counterpart on behalf of the Shelter Working Group as required. Maintain contact with appropriate partner agencies when basic or special needs are identified.
  17. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Universitys degree or equivalent in Development, Management, Political or Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience, or;

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Development, Management, Political or Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with four years of relevant professional experience

24 Months
  • At least two years’ work experience (or four years for candidates with first level of university degree) in Monitoring and Evaluation;
  • Ability to design and develop Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Accountability strategy, methodologies and tools;
  • Demonstrated previous experience establishing and managing robust complaint-response mechanisms;
  • Ability to consolidate information from multiple sources and write timely and succinct information analysis and report writing;
  • Knowledge of digital data collection platforms and methodologies;
  • Excellent computer skills: excellent knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email/internet software, statistical analysis packages;Good skills in training and capacity building in M&E;
  • Knowledge of Access database is an advantage;
  • Previous experience emergency monitoring activities;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations

Delivers on set objectives in hardship situations

Effectively coordinates actions with other implementing partners

Works effectively with local authorities, stakeholders, beneficiaries and the broader community to advance country office or regional objectives

Emergency or Crisis

Works effectively in high pressure, rapidly changing environments

Coordinates actions with emergency response actors and making use of coordination structures

Supports adequate levels of information sharing between internal units, Working Group partners, IOM and other emergency response actors

Establishes and maintains effective relationships with implementing partners

Makes correct decisions rapidly based on available information.

Yes

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU

If you are already registered in UNV's Talent Pool, make sure your profile is up to date before applying.

Application deadline: 29-Sep-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone