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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Construction Contract Officer 10 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mozambique
UNICEF
Mozambique
Maputo (MOZ)
English,Portuguese
01 September 2020
until 31 August 2021
10 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the supervision of the EiE Construction Contract Officer in close collaboration with Education Section, the incumbent shall carry out the following activities:

  • Ensures all procurement activities are in compliance with the UNICEF Financial Rules and Regulations, SD Manual, and all other applicable procurement procedures.
  • Review requirements to ensure and competitive qualities, identify priority activities and assignments; adjust priorities as required, develops clear goals and resources for completing work.
  • Solicit and evaluate bids/proposals/quotations to ensure overall competitiveness, quality and conformity to specified requirements, clarifies offers and negotiates with suppliers, as appropriate.
  • Compile and present procurement data, prepare all relevant supporting documents and recommend approval of the Service Contract, Long Term Arrangements (LTA) or purchase order; may authorise purposes in line with delegated authority, and, in cases where the amount exceeds authorised signature authority, prepare submissions to the Contract Review Committee. Ensure all procurement activities are in compliance with UNICEF Financial Rules and Regulations, SD Manual and all other applicable procurement procedures.
  • Review workload and coordinates placement of Contracts and/or Purchase Orders to ensure quick response to requests received from sections.
  • Works in close contact with the other sections in the CO to ensure successful implementation of the procurement cycle.
  • In partnership with the Education section, develop or support developing tender documents in collaboration with MINEDH and/or UN-HABITAT depending on contracting options (through MINEDH, NGOs or direct contracting).
  • Review or support reviewing applications of bidders in collaboration with MINEDH and/or UN-HABITAT depending on contracting options mentioned above.
  • Provide technical assistance to government and MINEDH counterparts through periodic coordination meetings on the areas of public social infrastructure construction in particular procurement;
  • Any other duties or assignments as requested by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, Procurement, Supply Management or a related discipline

24 Months
  • A minimum of 2-3 years relevant professional experience procurement, engineering or a similar field;
  • Work experience in public building construction processes and projects with knowledge of procurement, supervision, management, programming and planning of works;
  • Familiarity with requirement and process on procurement in the context of Mozambique in general and construction works in particular;
  • Work experience with MINEDH, NGOs and private companies on procurement and/or construction work is also an asset
  • Experience from analytical work and negotiations. Experience and ability to manage and monitor the effective use of financial and material resources.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Procurement and contracting

Experience in use of computer applications, including internet navigation and various office applications.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 10 August 2020

Construction Officer 10 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mozambique
Open

Construction Officer

National Specialist
UNICEF
Mozambique
Beira (MOZ)
English,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months
10 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the technical supervision of the EiE Construction Specialist in close collaboration with Construction officer in Beira, the Education Construction UNV shall carry out the following activities:

  • Develop or support developing tender documents in collaboration with MINEDH and/or UN-HABITAT depending on contracting options (through MINEDH, NGOs or direct contracting)
  • Review or support reviewing applications of bidders in collaboration with MINEDH and/or UN-HABITAT depending on contracting options mentioned above
  • Support assessment, designing and estimating the budget and needs of construction activities within the framework of country programmes and projects and inspecting the execution of works as required;
  • Support the undertaking of post-damage assessments for quality assurance and conduct quality assurance on built and recovered infrastructures;
  • Support conducting surveys of data on the ground, prepare measurements, budgets, specifications and participate in the processes of acquisition of materials and equipment;
  • Conduct periodic monitoring and inspection visits to project implementation sites to ensure that works are done as per the technical standards, specifications and best practices;
  • Support training sessions for district technicians, building masters, communities, NGOs and other partners involved in the projects;
  • Provide technical assistance to government and MINEDH counterparts through periodic coordination meetings on the areas of public social infrastructure construction in particular procurement;
  • Support the reporting of activities as required by donors and partners in the implementation process.
  • Any other functions can be given to address the emergency situation
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or a related discipline

24 Months
  • A minimum of 2-3 years relevant professional work experience in procurement, engineering or a similar field;
  • Work experience in public building construction processes and projects with knowledge of procurement, supervision, management, programming and planning of works;
  • Familiarity with requirement and process on procurement in the context of Mozambique in general and construction works in particular is a strong asset;
  • Work experience with MINEDH, NGOs and private companies on construction work is also an asset
  • Knowledge of housing/public building construction (including design and calculation of building structures) and reconstruction especially in flood, cyclone, earthquake and drought-prone areas;
  • Familiarity with disaster risk reduction construction works and resilient infrastructures; ideally in school reconstruction and/or education in emergencies;
  • Experience in working with high level institution representatives, ministries, and national or local authorities;
  • Exposure to and work experience in small towns and rural areas, including public consultations, community involvement and the capacity to deal with local community representatives and builders. Ability to conduct assessments, surveys, interviews and technical training on the ground
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Other engineering and construction related experience
  • Poficiency using relevant softwares (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), and medium technical expertise in using GIS application, 3D Modeling programs, CADs and ArcGIS.
  • Fluency in oral Xisena is considered an asset
No

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

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Application deadline: 10 August 2020

Construction Officer 10 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mozambique
Open

Construction Officer

National Specialist
UNICEF
Mozambique
Nampula (MOZ)
English,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months
10 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the technical supervision of the EiE Construction Specialist (Maputo) and in close collaboration with another Construction officer based in Pemba, the Education Construciton UNV shall carry out the following activities:

  • Develop or support developing tender documents in collaboration with MINEDH and/or UN-HABITAT depending on contracting options (through MINEDH, NGOs or direct contracting)
  • Review or support reviewing applications of bidders in collaboration with MINEDH and/or UN-HABITAT depending on contracting options mentioned above
  • Support assessment, designing and estimating the budget and needs of construction activities within the framework of country programmes and projects and inspecting the execution of works as required;
  • Support the undertaking of post-damage assessments for quality assurance and conduct quality assurance on built and recovered infrastructures;
  • Support conducting surveys of data on the ground, prepare measurements, budgets, specifications and participate in the processes of acquisition of materials and equipment;
  • Conduct periodic monitoring and inspection visits to project implementation sites to ensure that works are done as per the technical standards, specifications and best practices;
  • Support training sessions for district technicians, building masters, communities, NGOs and other partners involved in the projects;
  • Provide technical assistance to government and MINEDH counterparts through periodic coordination meetings on the areas of public social infrastructure construction in particular procurement;
  • Support the reporting of activities as required by government, donors and partners in the implementation process.
  • Any other functions can be given to address the emergency situation.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or a related discipline

24 Months
  • A minimum of 2-3 years relevant professional work experience in procurement, engineering or a similar field;
  • Work experience in public building construction processes and projects with knowledge of procurement, supervision, management, programming and planning of works;
  • Familiarity with requirement and process on procurement in the context of Mozambique in general and construction works in particular is a strong asset;
  • Work experience with MINEDH, NGOs and private companies on construction work is also an asset
  • Knowledge of housing/public building construction (including design and calculation of building structures) and reconstruction especially in flood, cyclone, earthquake and drought-prone areas;
  • Familiarity with disaster risk reduction construction works and resilient infrastructures; ideally in school reconstruction and/or education in emergencies;
  • Experience in working with high level institution representatives, ministries, and national or local authorities;
  • Exposure to and work experience in small towns and rural areas, including public consultations, community involvement and the capacity to deal with local community representatives and builders. Ability to conduct assessment, surveys, interviews and technical training on the ground;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Other engineering and construction related experience
  • Poficiency using relevant softwares (Excel, Word, Powerpoint), and medium technical expertise in using GIS application, 3D Modeling programs, CADs and ArcGIS.
  • Flunecy in oral Emakhua is considered an asset
No

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

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Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Application deadline: 10 August 2020

WASH Officer 11 August 2020 Nat. Expert UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

WASH Officer

National Expert
UNICEF
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
French,Lingala
Immediate
12 months
11 August 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la supervision du Chef de la Section WASH, et sous la supervision directe du WASH Emergency Officer, le VNU National s’acquittera principalement des tâches suivantes :

  • Dans le cadre de la plateforme nationale de coordination WASH / cluster sectoriel, en collaboration avec d'autres parties prenantes WASH et au nom de l'UNICEF, soutenir l'analyse globale des besoins et priorités sectoriels et la définition de stratégies et de normes pour répondre aux besoins et activités liés à WASH à réduire le risque de maladies d'origine hydrique et liées à l'hygiène, y compris le COVID-19, en mettant particulièrement l'accent sur l'identification des principales pratiques et messages en matière de PCI et d'hygiène, et des secteurs de la population avec lesquels s'engager; conformément aux normes humanitaires nationales et internationales.
  • Soutenir la définition et la mise en œuvre des activités de préparation et d'intervention de l'UNICEF dans le contexte des flambées de maladies (stratégies, résultats, population cible) telles que le COVID-19, dans le cadre des interventions d'urgence nationales globales WDRC WASH / PCI, sur la base des compréhension des informations épidémiologiques.
  • En coordination avec les autres sections et sections pertinentes de l’UNICEF - en particulier la santé l’education, et les communications de programme / C4D - et les partenaires d’exécution, élaborer des stratégies, des plans et des capacités pour:
  • Atteindre la population cible avec des messages culturellement appropriés liés aux pratiques d'hygiène telles que le lavage des mains avec du savon et le traitement et le stockage de l'eau domestique.
  • Mettre en œuvre des interventions liées à WASH / PCI dans les établissements de santé selon les besoins.
  • Mettre en œuvre et coordonner les activités WASH / PCI dans les écoles et les institutions.
  • Sur la base des informations fournies par la Section de la Santé de l'UNICEF / les partenaires de la santé soutiennent le traçage des cas de maladie grâce à des interventions WASH ciblées au niveau des ménages / de la communauté, y compris la fourniture de moyens pour l'hygiène / le lavage des mains (savon), l'élimination sûre des excréments (installations sanitaires) et l'eau domestique traitement et stockage.
  • Collaborer à la conception et à la mise en œuvre efficace d'un plan de suivi pour suivre la réponse de l'UNICEF dans le secteur WASH, en incorporant les changements requis dans les activités prévues en accordant une attention particulière aux besoins spécifiques des femmes, des enfants et des personnes handicapées, ainsi que d'autres zones de coupe.
  • Contribuer aux rapports de l'UNICEF, conformément aux critères de suivi des performances humanitaires basés sur le CCC de l'UNICEF, permettant une visibilité des réalisations et des besoins spécifiques de WASH.
  • En coordination avec d’autres membres de l’équipe WASH et d’autres sections, appuyer l’élaboration de stratégies à moyen / long terme pour lutter contre le risque de transmission de maladies dans le cadre du programme ordinaire WASH et PCI de l’UNICEF.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Une maîtrise/Licence en santé publique, intervention d'urgence, sciences sociales, communication sur le changement de comportement, génie sanitaire ou autre domaine spécialité liée à WASH ou à la prévention et au contrôle des infections (IPC) est requise. Un doctorat en medecine avec expérience en WaSh/IPC est également à considérer

48 Months
  • Familiarité avec l'urgence (préparation et réponse) et l'approche du cluster IASC, un minimum de deux ans d'expérience professionnelle dans les programmes de prévention et de contrôle des infections (IPC) ou WASH pour les pays en développement, y compris une experience de terrain.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Lingala(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Other health related experience

Santé publique, sciences sociales, génie sanitaire ou autre domaine spécialisé lié à WASH ou à la prévention et au contrôle des infections (IPC).

Un doctorat en medecine avec expérience en WaSh/IPC est également à considérer

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 11 August 2020

Youth Specialist (Generation Unlimited Initiative) 12 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF State of Palestine
UNICEF
State of Palestine
Ramallah (PSE)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
12 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Youth and Adolescent Specialist at UNICEF as a primary supervisor and PMO as a secondary supervisor, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

High-level coordination of the National Youth Volunteer Service Programme as part of the Generation Unlimited global initiative

  • Support coordination and liaison efforts to build ownership and buy-in for the Youth Volunteer Service among a range of partners (from Government counterparts including line Ministries and the Higher Council for Youth and Sports, private sector partners, Universities and UN Agencies),
  • Initiate outreach and liaison effort across partners in support of the programme, acting as a secretariat: call and organize meetings, workshops and consultations; prepare relevant documentation; assist in the organization of events related to youth.
  • Support technical consultant to undertake mapping of volunteer platform models existing in Palestine and in other countries as well as youth consultations and outreach
  • Support other youth focused initiatives of the Prime Minister’s Office, including those relating to the ‘Year of Youth 2020’ and in partnership with the UN
  • Assist in aligning Generation Unlimited to the Palestinian government’s youth agenda and ensure effective coordination with relevant Government instances as well as civil society and the private sector, with the aim of leveraging Generation Unlimited activities for the benefit of the National Youth Service Programme.
  • Prepare progress reports, process documentation, and similar; support communications and visibility efforts to advance the initiative
  • Work closely with the Generation Unlimited UNV coordinator, hosted by UNFPA, to provide harmonized approach to scale and document good practices and proved successful interventions related to the three thematic areas mentioned.

- Further completion of the project, equipment provided by UNICEF to the UNV will be returned to UNICEF

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University degree in social sciences (sociology, education, international relation, development studies) or another related technical field.
24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of work experience related to programme management, coordination or volunteerism; experience working on youth programming would be an advantage
  • Experience from government agencies, private sector or civil society would be an asset
  • Excellent writing, organizational and planning skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Development programme/project administration
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

This is a National Specialist full time UN Volunteer assignment with monthly payment of ILS 4724.83. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered.

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Data Analytics, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist 12 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Zimbabwe
UNICEF
Zimbabwe
Harare (ZWE)
English,Shona,Sindebele
01 September 2020
12 months
12 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Social Policy Specialist (P4) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Data Analytics, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist will:

  • Support the design and implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) activities of the ESCT
  • Carryout out monitoring field visits or remote activities
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders and ensure relevant data is provided to UNICEF on a timely manner
  • Review, clean and merge data from various datasets
  • Provide routine analysis of ESCT data using STATA
  • Provide monthly reports on data analyzed and M&E activities carried out
  • Provide general support the ESCT (as and when required) to implement its proramme on a time and to quality
  • Provide data analytics support to Social Policy Programme when necessary (up to 10% of time)
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Economics and or Statistics or area related to Social Policy.

24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in data and statistical analysis or M&E activities, or other relevant programmes; experience with M&E tools is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Shona(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Sindebele(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Macroeconomics and public finance, Statistics, Monitoring and evaluation
  • Strong and demonstrable statistical and quantitative skills and analysis of large datasets is a must
  • Advanced knowledge and working experience of using STATA software package
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Social Protection or child related matters and, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
No

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Application deadline: 12-08-2020?

Spécialiste en Prévention et Contrôle des Infections (PCI) 12 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Morocco
UNICEF
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
Arabic,French,English
Immediate
12 months
12 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la supervision directe du Représentant Adjoint, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Revoir le plan de préparation et de réponse des programmes de PCI et assurer le respect des indicateurs des piliers Covid-19;
  • Revoir les protocoles nationaux de PCI et faire l'adaptation nécessaire en liaison avec MENARO (bureau regionale) WASH;
  • Soutenir le bureau de l’UNICEF au Maroc pour la définition des objectifs et le développement d'indicateurs au niveau des résultats;
  • Assurer l’intégration des interventions WASH et PCI dans les centres de santé dans le cadre du travail régulier/d'urgence du programme WASH;
  • Coordonner et assurer la formation du personnel du gouvernement sur la PCI;
  • Examiner le plan d’approvisionnement exista et assurer une distribution efficace;
  • Fournir et mettre à jour les rapports et analyses réguliers ainsi que le Sitrep;
  • Engager/jouer un rôle actif auprès de la task force RCCE et de l’Emergency Management Team (EMT);
  • Tout autre travail requis par le Représentant Adjoint.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Un diplôme technique dans l'une des spécialités citées ci-après ou toute autre qualification similaire, avec experience en Prévention et Contrôle de l’Infection.

Diplôme médical (Médecin, infirmier), Microbiologiste, Epidemiologiste, Specialiste en santé / environnement, Ingénieur Eau / Assainissement.

60 Months
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Water quality control, Other health related experience, Development programme/project administration
No

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

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3. Allez sur My Page https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur ‘Special Calls’. Sélectionnez le ‘Special Call’ pour lequel vous souhaitez présenter votre candidature. Vous pourrez filtrer les opportunités par pays, catégorie etc.

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Les indemnités des Volontaires des Nations Unies :

En plus d’une couverture médicale et assurance vie durant l’affectation, les Volontaires des Nations Unies ont droit à des indemnités qui peuvent être consultées en visitant le lien ci-dessous et en indiquant (i) le pays de l'affectation i.e. Maroc , (ii) la catégorie de Volontariat : VNU National Spécialiste (National Specialist) et (iii) la durée de l’affectation (12 mois).

Lien vers le calcul des allocations des Volontaires https://vmam.unv.org/calculator/entitlements

Date limite de soumission : 12/08/2020.

Climate and DRR Officer 16 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Panama
Open

Climate and DRR Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
Spanish,English,French
Immediate
12 months
16 August 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 DRR and CC Specialist (please complete with the function of the supervisor), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Technical support on DRR, climate actions and resilience - to RO and CO
• Provide support to RO and COs to promote resilience through risk informed programming in accordance with UNICEF Strategic Plans (SP) and Regional Office Management Plans (ROMP) processes and terminology and contribute to its work plan and actions.

• Provide assistance to operationalize the LAC regional strategic framework for climate ac-tions and children ensuring links with COVID-19 and the use of sectoral resilience pro-gramming with a humanitarian-development lens.
• Support the application of the "risk lens" linked with COVID-19 to overall and sectoral programming, for instance in SitAns, CPD PSN, ToC etc. development and revision.
• Support countries in identifying opportunities for coherence with national priorities in im-plementation through strengthened policy and strategy frameworks (such NDC, NAP, DRM/Sendai and SDG) and institutional arrangements, so that they are ambitious and child inclusive and supportive of local implementations (this can also include sector-spe-cific plans).
Partnership and Resource mobilization – including Advocacy and representation
• Support working relationships with regional bodies, like climate and resilience interagency group and platform particularly, to ensure children’s rights are included in any disaster risk management, climate and environment action frameworks (Regional Platform on DRR, Regional climate week, NDC Partnership).
• Support the development of LAC regional pipeline for climate finance i.e. GCF, bilateral donors and private sector, for accessing climate finance to promote adaptation /mitigation initiatives.
• Support organizing national and international DRR/CC workshops/ meetings or events such as International Day for Disaster Reduction, World Environment Day, and regional consultations and conference.
Knowledge management and evidence generation
• Support in Knowledge Management activities and south-south / horizontal cooperation. Including the mapping of UNICEF and its partners good practices on climate actions build-ing resilience and the existing policies and programmes, including lessons and applicable recommendations that may enhance the initiatives, and allow the replication of the expe-rience to other contexts.
• Assist Big Data work to ensure UNICEF’s work is evidence-based, to inform and galva-nize advocacy efforts, focusing on influencing national DRM, climate/environmental poli-cies and better target their intervention. Support COs to identify priority areas for further analysis and integration.
Support engagement of children, adolescents and youth in climate action related activities.
• Support regional activities to promote the use of an advocacy toolkit to build capacity of adolescents and young people around climate change.
• Support evidence generation and document actions and results achieved by UNICEF when engaging adolescents as leaders in policy and advocacy change, including map-ping existing interventions across the region
• Conduct stakeholder analysis and foster partnership with youth organizations and pro-mote engagement of children and young people in climate and DRR related actions.
• Support communication efforts to ensure the voices of children and young people from the region are represented in regional and international forums and their voices captured in documents, reports and media briefs.
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 publica-tions/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

Education - Additional Comments: University degree in relevant areas such as social sci-ence, economic and development studies, international relationship, or related climate and environmental field.

36 Months

• Work experience in programme development and implementation
• A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience focused on developing countries, in areas related to disaster risk management, climate and environment and building resili-ence.
• Familiarity with UNICEF programming or other UN and development organizations.
• Knowledge and technical expertise in one or more of UNICEF areas of global sectoral responsibility is an asset.
• Good understanding of the disaster risk, climate and environment development context in Latin America and the Caribbean region.
• Capacity to work with multidiscipline groups and good capacity for coordination, analysis and synthesis.
• Experience working with and mobilizing young people
• Able to work independently as part of and in constant communication with the “safe and clean environment” team as well as with Communication and Adolescent Development teams and country offices.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Disaster risk reduction

Community resilience environment & disaster reduction

Programme development and implementation

Climate and environment and building resili-ence.
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Good understanding of the disaster risk, climate and environment development context in Latin America and the Caribbean region.

No

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Information and Knowledge Management 16 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Panama
UNICEF
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
Spanish,English,French
Immediate
12 months
16 August 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of WASH Specialist, LACRO, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
• Respond to the coordination platform participants’ needs for information.
• Adapt existing regional or in-country information and knowledge management approaches for collecting, analysing and reporting activities and resources, and identifying information and knowledge gaps
• Work in close collaboration with the different national platforms to address urgent needs related to COVID-19 response
• Establish and maintain information databases that consolidate, analyse and report/disseminate information critical to decision making.
• Maintain regular reporting from different national platforms incluring in the REDLAC and R4V platforms
• Work with members/ participants to identify information and knowledge gaps at regional, national and sub-national levels and propose ways to bridge those gaps
• Work with the OCHA Information Management Specialist at regional level and where required at national level via the national coordination leads to develop appropriate supportive strategies.
• Use GIS mapping for map production and geographic data management
• Manage flows of information and dissemination in an appropriate way, including website management, bulletins, newsletters, contact list, mailing lists, etc
• Support the development and analysis of needs assessment and monitoring programmes
• To provide information management leadership in assessments and monitoring, including joint assessments and training.
• Lead on the preparation of SitRep and other reports with emphasis on plans, targets and achievements.
• Develop and strengthen information and knowledge management capacity through one-on-one support, training and webinars
• Contribute to meet all core cluster functions
• Contribute to improve quality, availability, access and use of knowledge of the WASH Sector in the Region and within UNICEF WASH LAC with focus on children in the region, including organization of the knowledge, identification of opportunities to distribute this knowledge, to prepare materials appropriate for the identified opportunities and help that these opportunities are used to their full potential.
• Identifies and prioritized opportunities for knowledge distribution
• In coordination with communication and program sections prepares accessible knowledge products to facilitate access to knowledge.
• Contributes to maintain communities of practice.
• Contributes to capturing of internal knowledge through documentation of practices and lessons learned, in collaboration with other sections.
• Provides other necessary support to COs and partners on KM

Master degree or equivalent

University degree, preferably at an advanced level, in a subject area relevant to information management or WASH related studies including civil and environmental engineering, public health and related subjects.

Alternatively, a MA in Knowledge Management, Communication and Social Sciences with WASH field experience.

Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.

Formal training in cluster information management an advantage

60 Months

• At least 5/7 years progressively responsible humanitarian work experience with UN and/or NGO, including information management experience in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the cluster
• Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience.

• Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in Information Management, Knowledge Management, WASH, Coordination required.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Water quality control, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation

Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in Information Management, Knowledge Management, WASH, Coordination required.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, 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

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Panama and legal residents in Panama with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 16 August 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Voluntario Naciones Unidas WASH en emergencias 16 August 2020 Nat. Expert UNICEF El Salvador
UNICEF
El Salvador
San Salvador (SLV)
Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 August 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

El VNU trabajará bajo la supervisión de la Oficial de Salud, Nutrición y Emergencias, en estrecha coordinación con la Oficial de WASH en emergencias. El Voluntario/a utilizará la modalidad de teletrabajo inicialmente, y contará con espacio disponible en la oficina local de UNICEF o donde los socios implementadores si las condiciones sanitarias son favorables, considerando que se den las condiciones para trabajar presencialmente durante el tiempo del contrato y asistirá en la coordinación entre UNICEF y los otros socios implementadores, y Naciones Unidas involucradas, y contribuirá al monitoreo y evaluación de las acciones en el territorio con las instituciones de gobierno . La Supervisora asegurará un ambiente óptimo para el aprendizaje y el alto rendimiento, así como de aprendizaje continuo.

El/la Voluntario(a) nacional de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Facilitar la coordinación con socios implementadores, instituciones nacionales y sistema de Naciones Unidas para alcanzar los resultados acordados en el programa de trabajo acordado con el CERF en el sector WASH.
  • Contribuir al monitoreo de las acciones en el terreno y elaboración de reportes de avance. Proporcionar asesoramiento técnico al socio implementador para la óptima ejecución, de las actividades para asegurar la consecución de los objetivos esperados;
  • Promover el uso de metodologías para ampliar los enfoques comunitarios en WASH y para movilizar la acción voluntaria en toda la comunidad para la adopción la practicas de higiene y contribuir a la sostenibilidad.
  • Apoyar el trabajo en red en el terreno y colaborar con los Servicios de Salud locales, albergues, centros educativos y otros asociados para monitorear el estado de la ejecución. Hacer visitas de terreno y elaborar informes.
  • Elaborar informes mensuales de progreso, y apoyar la elaboración de informes a donantes, y desarrollar cualquier otro informe e insumo relacionado si es necesario;
  • Asegurar la disponibilidad de documentación de respaldo y verificación de las actividades y entregas de suministros a la población atendida de acuerdo al cronograma de trabajo establecido;
  • Apoyo en el Monitoreo de la ejecución del proyecto con las contrapartes, socios implementadores y otros actores locales de la respuesta interagencial a las tormentas tropicales en contexto de COVID-19.
  • Compilar indicadores a partir de datos para facilitar el monitoreo e identificar cuellos de botella en la ejecución del proyecto, y formular recomendaciones en coordinación con equipo UNICEF;
  • Participar en reuniones de coordinación del cluster WASH o interagenciales a solicitud o requerimiento.
  • Realizar cursos mandatorios de UNICEF.

Además, se alienta a los Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas a integrar el mandato del programa de Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas dentro de su asignación y promover la acción voluntaria a través del compromiso con las comunidades en el curso de su trabajo. Como tales, los Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas deberían dedicar una parte de su tiempo de trabajo a algunas de las siguientes actividades sugeridas:

  • Fortalecer su conocimiento y entendimiento sobre el concepto de voluntariado por medio de la lectura de publicaciones pertinentes tanto del programa VNU como externas, así como desempeñar un papel activo en las actividades del programa VNU, como por ejemplo en los eventos de conmemoración del Día Internacional del Voluntariado (DIV);
  • Conocer y desarrollar las formas tradicionales y/o locales de voluntariado en el país anfitrión;
  • Reflexionar sobre el tipo y la calidad de la acción voluntaria que se lleva a cabo, incluida su participación en actividades realizadas periódicamente;
  • Contribuir con artículos/críticas (opiniones) de las experiencias en el terreno y enviarlas a la sede para su publicación en el sitio web, publicaciones, panfletos/boletines, notas de prensa, etc. del programa VNU;
  • Ayudar con el Programa de Mentores para los nuevos Voluntarios de la ONU;
  • Asesorar a grupos locales en el uso del servicio Voluntariado en Línea del programa VNU o promover el uso del servicio con individuos y organizaciones locales pertinentes cuando sea técnicamente posible;
Master degree or equivalent
  • Título: Licenciatura en Salud Ambiental, Ingenieria Ambiental, Civil, Salubrista Ambiental, y otras relacionadas al trabajo en Agua Saneamiento e Higiene.

  • Maestría /Postgrados Universitarios: Salud Pública, Emergencias y Desastres, Infraestructura, Desarrollo local, Monitoreo y Evaluación de programas y proyectos.

96 Months
  • Experiencia laboral: Al menos 8 años de experiencia profesional relevante en ejecución de programas de desarrollo en agua, saneamiento e higiene, trabajo con sistemas rurales y comunitarios de agua potable y saneamiento. Experiencia en emergencias, sistema nacional de protección civil u otras actividades relacionadas en espacios de coordinación a nivel local, comunitario, municipal y nacional.
  • Se valorará positivamente experiencia previa de trabajo con agencias de Naciones Unidas.
  • Requisito de área de especialización:

o Agua Saneamiento e Higiene

o Salud pública

o Sistemas rurales y comunitarios de agua potable

o Estructuras funcionales y sostenibles en agua potable a nivel institucional y comunitario

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos de desarrollo

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos en contexto de emergencias

o Otra experiencia relacionada.

El/La titular debe ser una persona dinámica y multifuncional, que apoya a UNICEF y a socios implementadores con profesionalismo, dedicación y que debe estar dispuesta a trabajar en el campo si se dan las condiciones óptimas en aspectos programáticos y también apoyar en los aspectos operativos y logísticos. Se requieren las siguientes calificaciones:

  • Excelentes habilidades interpersonales; Sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad para trabajar de manera inclusiva y en colaboración con una variedad de socios, incluidos miembros de la comunidad y autoridades en diferentes niveles;
  • Excelentes habilidades de comunicación orales y escritas; excelentes habilidades de redacción, formulación, presentación de informes en español.
  • Habilidades para sistematizar información y manejar bases de datos;
  • Conocimiento general sólido de informática, incluida competencia en varias aplicaciones de MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.) y correo electrónico / internet; familiaridad con la gestión de bases de datos; y equipos de tecnología de oficina;
  • Experiencia en implementación y monitoreo de proyectos de desarrollo en WASH y en contextos de emergencia
  • Experiencia en trabajo de campo.
  • Enfoques basados ​​en los derechos humanos, derechos del niño, género y discapacidad.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • Requisito de área de especialización:

o Agua Saneamiento e Higiene

o Salud pública

o Sistemas rurales y comunitarios de agua potable

o Estructuras funcionales y sostenibles en agua potable a nivel institucional y comunitario

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos de desarrollo

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos en contexto de emergencias

o Otra experiencia relacionadas

No

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

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Fecha límite para postularse: 16 Agosto 2020, a las 23:59 hrs. (Hora Alemana)