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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
UN75 Communications Specialist 29 February 2020 Int. Specialist UNDCO Jordan
UNDCO
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 February 2020

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

Summary of Functions:

  1. Provides strategic input in identifying activities that will be held at the country level in the context of UN75 and coordinate with Resident Coordinator’s Offices, their implementation;
  2. Plans and follow-up the implementation of the regional coordination of communication strategies, advocacy to promote UN75;
  3. Plan, monitors, and documents the promotion of UN75 activities in the region;
  4. Partakes and assists with the work of United Nations Communication Groups in the region on UN75 matters;
  5. Provides communications assistance for the DCO Regional Office;
  6. Plans and monitor the regional coordination for digital communications/content (including social media), while guiding and monitoring institutional RCO/UN Country Team accounts in the region in relation with UN75, and in line with the Secretary-General Bulletin on Institutional Use of Social Media;
  7. Focal point for coordination of media relations and partnership building at the regional level for UN75;

Description of Functions:

Provides strategic input in identifying the activities that will be held at the country level in the context of UN75

  • Coordinates with Resident Coordinators’ Offices their implementation plans, at the strategic level, under the supervision of the Regional Director, and in consultation with UN75 team at HQ and Resident Coordinators’ Offices, the activities and events to be undertaken at the country level in relation with UN75;
  • Supports the Resident Coordinators’ Offices in the region to develop and implement a plan of action and calendar of events related to UN75;
  • Coordinates and follow-up the activities organized by the Resident Coordinators’ Offices at the country level.
  • Liaises with UN75 team in NY regularly for planned updates and troubleshooting as needed

Plans and follow-up the implementation of the regional coordination of communication strategies, advocacy to promote UN75

  • Provides substantive support to the United Nations Department of Global Communications in adapting global communications and advocacy priorities at the regional level while promoting UN75;

  • Maintains close, regular working relationship with Communications and advocacy officers in the region, particularly around UN 75 initiatives;

  • Coordinates regional analyzes and presents inputs to the Regional Office for Arab States for regional strategic advocacy and programme communications for UN75;

  • Coordinates media monitoring and analysis in the areas related to the UN75;

  • Identifies and assesses potential regional issues, concerns and risks related to communications and advocacy for UN75, and suggests corrective actions to the Regional Development Coordination Office;

  • Assists the Regional Development Coordination Office in projecting the UN’s image effectively and accurately in the region as well as promoting transparency and accountability.

Plans and monitor coordination of promoting the United Nations communications and advocacy priorities on UN75 at the regional level

  • Provides substantive support to the United Nations Department of Global Communications in adapting global communications and advocacy priorities at the regional level while promoting UN75;

  • Maintains close and regular working relations with the field offices of DGC in the region on UN 75 matters;

  • Advises the Regional Development Coordination Office on possible sources of funding and in-kind support and partnerships that could be leveraged for promoting UN75;

  • Coordinates regional educational outreach activities, including the organization of Model United Nations conferences and public-speaking engagements at local educational institutions with support from and/or the participation of the respective Resident Coordinator and/or the UN country teams;

  • Coordinates language products, including in Arabic, in addition to other UN official languages.

  • Evaluates results and impact, at the regional level, of communications and advocacy initiatives promoting the work of the United Nations around the 75th anniversary and potentially also in key thematic areas, reporting the outcome to the Regional Development Coordination Office and the United Nations Department of Global Communications.

Plans and monitor the regional coordination for digital communications/content (including social media) for the countries in the region

  • Plans and leads the regional coordination for external and internal digital communications platforms such as the UN country team websites, official UN country team social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.), Intranet and on-line collaboration platforms, also ensuring quality assurance of content;

  • In line with the Secretary-General Bulletin on Institutional Use of Social Media, plans, leads and manages the development and implementation of a regional digital content strategy, assuring quality and contributing to the development of regional key communications and advocacy products (e.g. human-interest stories, multilingual and multimedia content, etc);

  • Conducts regional exercises exploring the applicability of new and emerging tools and techniques to digital communications and advocacy activities to reach a wider, younger audience in the region.

Coordination of UN branding and data/results reporting at regional level on UN75

  • Provides substantive support to the Regional Development Coordination Office on joint UN publications ensuring high-quality standards and the correct application of the UN branding guidelines and the UN publishing standards;

  • Prepares inputs for the Regional Development Coordination Office- Regional Office for Arab States on the use of the UN joint brand at the regional level across UN content and products, both offline and online;

  • Plans, leads and organizes the collection of data and stories on UN75 at the regional level, providing inputs to DCO/RC System reports, supports regional launch events for joint UN publications, coordinating with author entities in the respective UN country teams and relevant local partners, including host country authorities, media representatives, members of academia, etc. to ensure high visibility and impact.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communication, journalism, international relations or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

24 Months

A minimum of two (2) years, in public information, communication, journalism, or related area is required. Experience developing and implementing strategic, multimedia and public information campaigns for a diverse audience, and experience interacting and managing relations with the media is required. Experience in working with and/or managing the work of teams in multiple remote locations is required. Experience managing resources, including personnel and budget, to support communications and advocacy activities, is desirable. A minimum of one-year experience working in the political, social and economic context of the region of responsibility is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

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Application deadline: 29 February 2020

Generator Mechanic 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Generator Mechanic

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
19 April 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 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 Electromechanical unit, Engineering and facility maintenance Section, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Apply commonly used engineering calculations, standard practices and precedents for sizing the Diesel engine generators their Installation, commissioning, overhauling, regular/preventive and breakdown maintenance of generating sets and related equipment’s;
  • Ensures the smooth operation of all generator in accordance with UN rules regulations and guidelines;
  • Evaluates spare parts stock levels of each category of generators and advises the Unit/Section Chief and/or Technical units for requirements and surplus quantities of spare parts, assets and related equipment to ensure adequate stock are maintained to meet the operational requirements of the Mission;
  • Responsible for Generator operation data log sheet (Fuel, Lubricants, KWh, Running Hour, Temperature, Pressure etc.) compilation and maintaining generator sets related equipment records within mission.
  • Prepare presentations for generator operation, diesel fuel consumption, generator operation cost for per Kilo wat/hour (Kw-Hr) and analyze the efficiency of individual generators monthly and advise to Electromechanical unit
  • Develop the generator history card and maintain the records of maintenance, overhaul, and spare used at the mission generators.
  • Estimate cost of repairs of generator, and/or determine whether maintenance burdens are economic, cost effective or feasible or not;
  • Assist in preparation of acquisition plan, performance reports and budget proposal for all generators supplies and requirements;
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain the Diesel Engine power generators;
  • Provide technical support to a team of generator operator & technician and repair crew for generator maintenance and overhauling;
  • Monitor generator service contractors and assist national generator maintenance personnel and technicians assigned to the Engineering and Maintenance Section in the Mission.
  • Liaise with other engineering personnel in the mission and mission logisticians to resolve challenges through teamwork;
  • Coordinate with the other technical units to ensure correct and proper accountability and maintenance of generators;
  • Prepares reports as required and performs any other duties related to electromechanical unit requested by Unit/Section Chief;
  • Undertake research to gather information related to economic power generation, online remote data acquisition & monitoring of Diesel Engine Power Generators;
  • UNV will develop and implement a Capacity building/mentoring/coaching and formal on the-job training programme for national staff, Contractor’s generator mechanic/technician within the Power/Generator Unit.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma degree in Mechanical or Equivalent Engineering with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in diesel engines.

36 Months

A minimum of 3 years progressively experience in the field of Diesel engines & Generators; Experience in Training/Capacity Building, Mentoring as he/she will be expected to be building the capacity of national staff within the electromechanical.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Mechanical engineering
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 01 March 2019

Fuel Assistant 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Fuel Assistant

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
17 May 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 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 supervision of the Chief Fuel Unit, The Fuel Assistant will perform the following functions covering Contracts, invoicing and database Management.

  • Raise Funds Pre commitment, commitments and Service Entry Sheets (SES), ensuring timely approval in UMOJA;
  • Generate reports on the allocated funds and use as a basis in budget forecasting;
  • Monitoring the consumption and expenditure under different budget codes;
  • Prepare and maintain monthly expenditure reports in terms of budgetary situation;
  • Assist the Chief of Fuel Unit with budget forecasting and monitoring of usage of allocated funds;
  • Maintain and accurately record all fuel accounting data on electronic files, databases and on regular files as required;
  • Review and analyze database records on a weekly basis for discrepancies;
  • Manage and identify improvements of the Fuel Invoicing database;
  • Ensuring that the received and accepted quantities from the database match the R&I reports;
  • Supervise collation and data entry of information into required databases;
  • Review and analyze database records on a weekly basis for discrepancies;
  • Liaise directly with the R&I representatives and the contractor to ensure the format agrees with the Contract and rectify minor discrepancies;
  • Manage all aspects of fuel accounting and record keeping;
  • Review and maintain all Fuel Unit accounting forms and formats;
  • Placing orders to vendors and coordinate receipt/issue of fuel from vendors to delivery points;
  • Receive and process original requests for the purchase of required fuel products;
  • Prepare and maintain periodic fuel consumption reports both in terms of quantity and budgetary situation;
  • Monitoring the consumption and expenditure under different budget codes;
  • Advise and familiarize clients on data and information requirements;
  • Visit field regional Officers as required to ensure correct record keeping;
  • Act as point of contact for fuel unit audit records;
  • Attend the Contract and Performance Evaluation Meetings and act as note taker;
  • Collection of Invoices at the end of each cycle, ensuring receipt requirements are met in accordance with the Contract;
  • Verify original invoices submitted by the fuel contractor for payment;
  • Review and maintain all Invoice and accounts records;
  • Liaise with Procurement Section, R&I, and Finance Section to ensure timely settlement of invoices and recovery of funds where required;
  • Ensure the Chief of the Fuel Unit and the Contractor are aware of the progress of each invoice in each period via weekly updates;
  • Ensure that all financial and procurement rules and regulations are adhered to when processing payments;
  • Produce reports on the status of outstanding requisitions, paid and/or outstanding invoices, payments and related details;
  • Draft covering letters to permit the passage of invoices for payment;
  • Ensure the timely passage of invoices for timely payment;
  • Provide queries as required by the process of verification and ad hoc report;
  • Generate and provide reports from the database to support the performance evaluation reporting on a monthly basis;
  • Improve and develop required functionality to automate reports generated from the Fuel Invoicing database;
  • Initiate reports on database anomalies;
  • Ensure that all reports, are included in the reconciliation of invoices;
  • Perform any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned by the Chief General Supply and Fuel Unit.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Geology, Accounting, Statistics or relevant studies and equivalent.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants with experience in accounting for fuel, invoicing and contract administration.
  • Working knowledge of UN specific software of UMOJA is preferable.
  • Ability to generate fuel reports in spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Sound working knowledge of the international procurement and accounting methodologies and system is highly desirable Computer literate: good knowledge of Microsoft office package (Word, Excel, Power point, etc.)

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 1 March 2020

Architect/ Engineer 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Architect/ Engineer

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
11 March 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 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 Engineering Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Apply complex principles, practices and precedents for initiating and completing project design, drawings and specifications related to new construction or repair of buildings, prefabricated structures, other infrastructure, including production of Bill of Quantities in the UNAMA mission area;
  • Conduct preliminary site investigations to obtain field data such as site orientation, climatic conditions, soil characteristics, drainage and other data required for selection of sites within the field mission;
  • Prepare detailed architectural drawings, designs and specifications for accommodation structures (office & residential) and other infrastructure for UNAMA.
  • Plan and prepare layouts of camps, building clusters, for mission headquarters, regional and provincial locations;
  • Maintain the drawing and design records and the drawing/specification library for the UNAMA Drawing and Design Office;
  • Estimate cost of new construction projects, estimate for repairs to damaged buildings, facilities and systems
  • Prepare detailed scopes of work of agreed technical options, technical specifications, Bill of Quantities, cost estimates, and bid documents;
  • Furnish the detailed construction drawings during continuance of the Contract;
  • Supervise and monitor construction work for achieving the expected outputs of the project;
  • Record the work measurement and certify the contractor’s interim and final bill of payment;
  • Undertake research to gather information related to engineering projects;
  • Prepare engineering presentation using up to date technologies;
  • Perform site visits to supervise contractors, prepare progress reports and verify works.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree (Bachelor or equivalent) in Architecture or Civil Engineering

36 Months

A Minimum five (5) years working experience in Architectural planning and design; development of Projects, preparation of BOQ and supervision of construction projects: Computer literacy with good knowledge of AutoCad program, Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and other Office equipment. Knowledge of software applications specific to design and architecture is a plus.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision
Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 01 March 2020

Gender and Protection Officer / Accountability to Affected Populations 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Mali
WFP
Mali
Mopti (MLI)
English,French
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
01 March 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 Protection Advisor, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the Protection Advisor in the identification of protection risks in WFP operations either in direct implementation and partners’ implementation and undertake analysis of Protection concerns, gauging the Protection risks to all assisted populations.
  • Support the Protection Advisor in the conduct of an analysis of the stakeholder’s power/conflict dynamics, and provide advice to ensure that WFP’s Programmes do not negatively impact the context and effectively integrate conflict sensitive programming in the design and follow up of the operations;
  • Support gender analysis in key integrated resilience sites and identify key interventions to support gender mainstreaming and women empowerment within the framework of WFP’s resilience intervention package;
  • Support to the implementation / Launch of the different interventions specifically targeting women empowerment;
  • Support with the Programme teams on the development / update of WFP’s implementation tools and ensure their adjustment where needed to ensure a proper mainstreaming of gender (targeting, participatory planning, M&E, etc.)
  • Ensure the effective implementation of Accountability to affected Population mechanisms, such as Complains and feedback mechanisms, through regular focus groups with targeted communities, on the ground information collection and including but not limited to supporting the deployment and the effective running of the Hotline and by providing training to field personnel and partners;
  • Analyze Accountability to Affected Populations Mechanisms on a regular basis and adjust the tools and mechanisms as required;
  • Support the analysis and implementation of participatory planning exercise and mechanisms and linkage with planning at communal level, support strengthened accountability and legitimacy of decentralized structures;
  • Ensure timely and appropriate reporting on AAP.
  • Provide training/workshop to WFP personnel and partners, especially those who are field based, on AAP tools and mechanisms and other topics, such as protection and gender as required.
  • Support the identification of partnerships with other UN humanitarian agencies, National and International NGOs and civil society and other relevant actors on assessment and mitigation of current and emerging Protection issues and referrals and represent WFP in the relevant fora (clusters, working groups etc..) at SO level.
  • Support the development and integration of relevant tools, including assessment, targeting, M & E, and reporting tools while ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive data; including providing guidance on monitoring of food distributions/CBT interventions with a protection lens.
  • In coordination with the CwC focal point, support the development of a communication strategy for communication with affected populations. In order to improve community acceptance, the advisor should ensure that the strategy and key messages for communicating with communities are appropriate and give due consideration to humanitarian, protection and gender issues. The communication strategy should be linked to other AAP activities such as the establishment/implementation of the complaint and feedback mechanism (CFM).
  • Support the development and implementation of WFP Mali'2 2020-2024 gender and woman emporment strategy and Action Plan, in particular at SO level, under the Gender Advisor technical supervision.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced University degree in Social or Political Science, International Development, Development Economics, gender or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses. Specific certificates or degrees in studies related to gender will constitute an asset.

36 Months
  • Has implemented protection strategies, plans and innovations and has experience leading strategic discussions and planning processes;
  • Has managed partnerships with government, technical and financial partners and civil society in the protection and AAP agenda;
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in coordination, planning, integration, advocacy for/in protection; experience in humanitarian settings and with humanitarian clusters required;
  • technical knowledge regarding protection and gender in humanitarian action, AAP, GBV, such as humanitarian planning and implementation instruments and processes, would be a strong asset;
  • Desirable: experience with training and facilitation (including participatory approaches), project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;
  • Culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members and local authorities;
  • 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;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Ability to perform duties under stress and in insecure, isolated and potentially hostile environments;
  • Have affinity with or interest in women’s and gender issues, humanitarian action, refugee work, post-conflict or natural disaster situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Gender equality and the advancement of women

Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UN Women; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UN Women procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UN Women in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the Mission area and to transfer to other duty stations within the Mission area as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UN Women’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
No

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Application deadline: 1st March 2020

Partnerships and Communications Analyst 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Nigeria
UNDP
Nigeria
Abuja (NGA)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
01 March 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 Head of Communication and Partnerships Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will carryout the following functions:

  • Strategic advocacy and partnership development: · Support the development and implementation of the Communication and Partnership Action Plan (CPAP) to facilitate development of new partnerships, mobilise resources and enhance UNDP’s visibility. Support advocacy activities and recommendations with a view to positioning UNDP strongly; and · Analyze local donor trends in the UNDP funding landscape, especially those tailored towards supporting outcomes under the country office’s priority activities.
  • Support to mobilization of non-core resources: · Provide effective and efficient support to COs efforts towards mobilization of non-core resources in all aspects of resource mobilization; · Identify and develop opportunities for non-core resource mobilization and advise on appropriate strategies and approaches to seize them; and · Contribute to the development of in-house strategies and procedures for non-core resource mobilization, including through strategic partners.
  • Effective donor relations: · Based on in-depth knowledge of local environment, identify targeted interventions to mobilize support for UNDP and influence positively resident donors’ funding allocation and related decision-making processes; and · Build, nurture and maintain effective internal and external working relations, including with relevant partners implementing donor-funded activities.
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing: · Identification and formulation of lessons learned and recommendations to be integrated into broader CO knowledge management efforts; · Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice; and · Organization and conduct of trainings on RM and partnerships building in the Country Office.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:
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced University Degree in International Development, Economics, Political or Social

Sciences, or any Development related field.

60 Months
  • Minimum five (5) years of professional experience in development cooperation, including at country-level;
  • Significant experience in partnership building, communication and resource mobilization;
  • Experience in strategy development and donor and UN partnerships/public relations at the international level;
  • Experience in development financing will be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

Outstanding analytical capability, ability to position UNDP politically and strategically, and knowledge and competency to shape corporate policy;

Strong understanding of global development issues;

Familiarity with UNDP policies and procedures and practice areas;

Proven oral and written communications skills and demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills;

Strong teamwork, and proven ability to work in a complex multi-cultural environment;

Very strong initiative-taker.

Capacity to move complex processes forward to achieve articulated results, work at varying levels and on different projects simultaneously (personal organization, and ability for multi-tasking). Ability to work under pressure, and to live comfortably with change; · Superior networking capability, paired with strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills; substantive ability and presence to represent UNDP, as well as to interact effectively with senior management and with other units around results

Supervisory skills and experience; ability to work as part of a team in a constantly evolving work environment.

No

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Application deadline: 1 March 2020

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) and Repatriation (DDRR) Assistant 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Kanga Bandoro (CAF)
French
Immediate
until 30 June 2020 with possibility of extension
01 March 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 DDR team leader, the UN Volunteer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the Community Violence Reduction (CVR) field operations, undertaken in partnership with national and international partners, and support the DDR operations undertaken by the National entity in charge the National DDRR Programme;

  • Monitor DDR operation and CVR-related activities through field missions as required;

  • Coordinate logistics arrangements for field missions, for repatriation of ex-combatants, for DDR and CVR operations;

  • Contribute to DDR and CVR sensitization and public information efforts;

  • Organize interviews of ex-combatants and their dependents, as needed;

  • Participate in and facilitate information-gathering, monitoring and reporting on issues related to armed groups dynamics and on security in the area of responsibility. Contribute to the drafting of daily and weekly situation reports;

  • Contribute to research and analysis of information and the preparation of analytical papers;

  • Assist with technical inputs in the planning and evaluation of DDR and CVR operations and related reporting.

  • Contribute to documenting Lessons Learned and Best Practices in DDR operations in the CAR.

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;

  • Assist the team leader in the preparation of high-level visits.

  • Assist Director, deputy Director and other DDR staff at MINUSCA headquarters or on special missions as required.

  • Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

· 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;

· Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in

Ongoing reflection activities;

· 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 advice 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

Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree) in Political Science, Social Science, International Relations, Conflict

Analysis/Management/Resolution or equivalent, is required.

24 Months

Two (2) years of experience with international conflict, post-conflict, humanitarian response or community development context. . Previous work experience in DDR, CVR, work with government officials, the non-governmental organizations, international organizations and bilateral agencies is an advantage. Experience in project management or project implementation at community level - related to DDR, CVR or economic recovery in conflict/post-conflict settings - is desirable.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation

Degree level: Bachelor's degree

Type of Degree: Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree) in Political Science, Social Science, International Relations, Conflict.

Analysis/Management/Resolution or equivalent, is required.

Years and type of work experience: Two (2) years of experience with international conflict, post-conflict, humanitarian response or community development context. . Previous work experience in DDR, CVR, work with government officials, the non-governmental organizations, international organizations and bilateral agencies is an advantage. Experience in project management or project implementation at community level - related to DDR, CVR or economic recovery in conflict/post-conflict settings - is desirable.

Others Skills: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.

Language: Fluency in French (oral and written) and a good knowledge of English (oral and written) is required.

Driving license required: Yes

Computer skills: Excellent computer skills, including: Word Processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, Internet is required

B) Competencies and values:

Professionalism: Demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high

degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide

responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented; Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; Adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; Uses time efficiently.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interpretsmessages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Yes

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Civil Affairs Officer 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Civil Affairs Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bentiu, Kuajok (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2020 with possibility of extension
01 March 2020

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

Reporting to the Civil Affairs Team Leader at the field office level, the incumbent’s responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain contact with local government authorities, political leaders, traditional leaders, religious leaders, civil society groups and business people, as well as with representatives of local and international organisations and brief them on the mandate and activities of UNMISS, if so required;
  • Provide analysis on conflict management (prevention, mitigation, resolution) including related political, security, social and economic developments, youth and gender-related issues or any other significant developments in order to identify trends within the area of responsibility (AOR), and in support of the mission’s overall protection of civilians mandate;
  • Provide support to local level peace processes;
  • Provide accurate, timely and factual daily, weekly and monthly reports on conflict management, protection of civilians and peace process activities within the area of responsibility;
  • Assist with conducting VIP briefings and visits;
  • Collaborate and coordinate relevant activities, participate in meetings with other UN agencies and other bodies and institutions, including local and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating at the state/county level;
  • Undertake assessment missions to outlying villages and localities to build capacity in the area of conflict management and civic education, gather information, establish and maintain local level relationships;
  • Support the organisation of workshops either within CAD or in collaboration with others;
  • Undertake any other assignment, as may be directed by the Team leader and/or the Director/Deputy Head of the Civil Affairs Division.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree or advanced degree in conflict related studies, political-economy and/or any relevant social science discipline.

24 Months
  • At least two to three years relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience working in conflict situations in the area of conflict management: prevention, mitigation, resolution, essential;
  • Experience in a combination of good governance, democracy building and/or civic education highly regarded;
  • Knowledge of database management an asset;
  • Proven report-writing and analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • If deployed in remote locations, must have the background and experience in the field and managing remote team sites.
Yes

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Telecommunications Technician 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2020
01 March 2020

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

The incumbent will report to the Telephone Unit Supervisor and will perform the following of the technical functions:

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of Cisco Unified Communication infratucture;
  • Provides support to the Mission staff at assigned duty station through CUCM / switches configuration, installation of end user terminal (VOIP), installation of cabling infrastructure, and UCM network troubleshooting;
  • Use network management tools to monitor, analyse, and report resources utilization;
  • Implement and support network security features on CUCM network infrastructure;
  • Assist on the preparation of specifications for the requisition of equipment related to the CUCM operation;
  • Work with the networking management unit to implementation and support IP telephony services based on Cisco infrastructure;
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the technical Supervisor;
  • Assisting with the UNV ‘buddy programme” for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Dedicated time for training and capacity-building of national staff in the Telephone unit.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Higher secondary school or technical/vocation diploma is required or university and other courses/trainings related to work are desirable.

48 Months
  • Minimum 4 years experience working with Cisco hardware configuration and implementation.
  • Experience with Unified Communications system (Voice over IP and video) systems integration.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Telecommunications systems
  • Minimum level of Cisco Certification at the Professional level (CCNP or CCDP) is required and certification / experiance on Mitel mxone is desired;
  • Hands on experience with configuring Cisco routers and switches in a VOIP system integration;
  • Working experience on implementing and supporting a Unified Communications infrastructure in a cisco environment (video and Voice);
  • Implementation of QoS features as they pertain to VoIP implementation;
  • Good knowledge of IP telephony protocols such as MGCP, H323, SIP, SCCP, ISDN, E1 and QoS features as they pertain to VoIP implementation;
  • Excellent written and spoken English, and ability to write technical documents;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

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

QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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Human Rights and Transitional Justice Specialist 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
01 July 2020
12 months
01 March 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 Technical Advisor for Rule of Law and Program Manager, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Human Rights and Transitional Justice Specialist will perform the following tasks:

Provision of advice and technical support:

  • Advise the state level stakeholders in improving or establishing sustainable mechanisms for human rights and transitional justice mechanisms and processes;
  • Advise the stakeholders on policies, strategies, systems, methods of management and training needs of human rights actors and stakeholders in the transitional justice area;
  • Liaise with the Chief Technical Advisor to provide overall technical guidance on matters of government policy on human rights respect and transitional justice and coordinate with Rule of Law and Security Specialists to implement these issues with the states;
  • Put in place policies, strategies and systems for effective human rights promotion and protection, and inclusive transitional justice;
  • Collect and issue updates on activities on human rights and transitional justice including changes in legislation and national or regional strategies or action plans.

Capacity building of state level stakeholders:

  • Support state institutions to develop and implement policies, strategies, systems and action plans for the establishment of effective human rights and transitional justice mechanisms;
  • Support the development and practice of promoting a focus on vulnerable groups, communities and victims in human rights and transitional justice processes and mechanisms;
  • Develop and implement capacity building strategies to meet the capacity and training needs of the state institutions involved in transitional justice and human rights protection;
  • Support community-based organizations and groups, state government, traditional authorities and vulnerable groups to participate, engage in and benefit from transitional justice and human rights processes and mechanisms;
  • Promote skills for mainstreaming gender, applying a human rights-based approach and support to vulnerable groups into reform priorities of and services provided by human rights and transitional justice mechanisms;
  • Coordinate and manage implementation of capacity building support to human rights and transitional justice;
  • Identify and support initiatives for victim support to advise, empower and facilitate victims’ groups to participate and benefit from transitional justice processes and mechanisms;
  • Organize and/or conduct human rights and transitional justice trainings and public information activities.

Support to Program planning and implementation:

  • Provide substantial inputs to program planning, implementation and monitoring, including drafting of relevant project documents such as memos, briefs, talking points, meeting debriefs, minutes;
  • Develop detailed Program Annual Work Plans for the human rights and transitional justice initiatives together with the Program Specialists deployed at state level, and provide inputs to develop the consolidated Program Annual Work Plans;
  • Support development of ToRs for Small Grants, oversee the work of beneficiaries of Small Grants Facility, and ensure quality of outputs in keeping with grants applications;
  • Implement program work plans in the state and supervise UNDP supported work undertaken in the state as and when required.
  • Submit quarterly analytical reports and provide inputs into other reporting requirements to the donor and M&E activities in the rule of law area to the Program Manager on work done and further prospects as decided by the program.
  • Support the program management to develop necessary documentation (concept notes, briefs, and fundraising notes) to operationalize and steer programmatic initiatives and activities;

Facilitation of the strategic partnerships:

  • Develop strong working relationships with all national and state stakeholders, traditional justice institutions, CSOs and international partners;
  • Liaise with partners and facilitate communication on Program-related activities including organizing joint thematic learning and networking events on human rights and transitional justice topics;
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with local civil society and community groups to facilitate project implementation, as well as identify issues, risks, priorities, and opportunities that support effective project implementation;
  • Liaise with and establish strong working relationships with other UN agencies and international organizations to promote a coordinated approach to the development and implementation of human rights and transitional justice programs;

Knowledge management and communication of results:

  • Collect Program monitoring data on a regular basis and issue updates on activities in the rule of law area including changes in legislation and national or regional strategies or action plans;
  • Monitor the key interventions of the Program on rule of law particularly for vulnerable groups such as victims of past abuses, IDPs, children, the elderly, and survivors of SGBV;
  • Monitor and report on human rights and transitional justice issues locally, and identify emerging trends using program mapping and other available data;
  • Communicate results based on corporate principles of gender-responsive communications and non-discriminatory language.

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.

Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in either law, human rights or international relations

First university degree in Law, Human Rights, Political Science, Social Sciences or related field from an accredited/recognized institute

.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in planning, developing, managing and monitoring legal, human rights, transitional justice and justice sector reform processes.
  • High-level planning, facilitation, communication and capacity development skills with a demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and skills in a complex institutional environment
  • Experience of working in conflict/post-conflict settings;
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating with and reporting on the work of diverse teams and financial resources at international level.
    • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
    • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Legal training, International law
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in planning, developing, managing and monitoring legal, human rights, transitional justice and justice sector reform processes.
  • High-level planning, facilitation, communication and capacity development skills with a demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and skills in a complex institutional environment
  • Experience of working in conflict/post-conflict settings;
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating with and reporting on the work of diverse teams and financial resources at international level.
    • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
    • 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;

b) Competencies and values:

  • Building and promoting partnerships across the organisation and beyond
  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to Sound knowledge of UNDP’s procedures, rules and regulations;; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNDP in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNDP’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
  • Ensuring effective use of resources

Functional Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to provide and advocate for policy advice;
  • In-depth knowledge of human rights and transitional justice issues;
  • Ability to clearly and articulately present concepts and strategies on a broad range of issues.
  • Proven knowledge of programme and financial management as well as administration of rule of programmes and services;
  • Concrete skills in conceptualizing strategies and transitional justice and human rights interventions.
  • Ability to perform and adapt to complex and changing political, social, and economic contexts.
  • Promotes a knowledge-sharing culture in the office;
  • Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programs, particularly in the justice sector;
  • Focuses on impact and results for the client and responds positively to feedback;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Fosters a strong team approach to optimize results delivery;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Communicates effectively with staff at all levels of the organization;
No

Professionalism

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