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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Resource Mobilization Officer 01 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Afghanistan
UNICEF
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Resource Mobilization Manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support to Donor recognition and engagement: ensure donor requirements are met, and UNICEF’s profile and reputation is enhanced, by supporting the development and implementation of each programme section’s donor recognition and visibility plans and briefs, the development of the regular donor newsletter, and donor engagement briefs
  • Support to donor submissions: Support the timeliness and quality of all donor submissions, such as donor reports, amendments, and proposals, by consolidation and editing of programmatic, financial and narrative information, ensuring high-quality layout and branding, compliance with donor requirements and results-based management tools
  • Fundraising systems administration and maintenance: Administer, monitor and strive to improve resource mobilization and grant management systems, processes, and information in line with agreed standards; this might include donor profile and contact information, donor submissions, and fundraising guidelines

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 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.
  • Regular partnerships newsletter produced and delivered;
  • Donor recognition plans reviewed and supported;
  • Donor engagement briefs or consultations supported and developed
  • Donor submissions consolidated and reviewed
  • Pipeline and grant management/information systems updated and administered
  • The development of capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, when working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs);
  • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment
  • A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed
Master degree or equivalent

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, International Relations, Government, Public Administration, Public Policy, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or another relevant field.

24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: fundraising, public affairs, programme management, resource mobilization, external relations, or other relevant area.
  • Experience working with multi-lateral or bilateral donors; grant management skills; drafting, editing and proof-reading skills; production of newsletters and communications products desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: fundraising, public affairs, programme management, resource mobilization, external relations, or other relevant area”

No

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

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Application deadline: 1-10-2020

UNV Child Protection Specialist 05 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Djibouti
UNICEF
Djibouti
Djibouti (DJI)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
05 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Head of Section or his/her designated mandated representative(s), and in close collaboration with all programme sections, the UN Volunteer Child Protection Specialist will undertake the following tasks, under the supervision and technical guidance of the Child Protection Specialist:

  • Support the child protection section in the overall monitoring of the implementation of the 2020-21 rolling work plans with the following implementing partners:
    • Ministry of Women and Family, including technical support to the consultation for the development of the National Policy on Child Protection and to the initiative on capacity-building of social workers, including the operationalisation of referral and case management systems;
    • Ministry of Interior, including support to the specialised training of juvenile brigades of the security forces; the establishment of a digital vital registration system and the supplementary judgments for the children without birth certificates;
    • Ministry of Justice, for the validation of law enforcement decrees on alternative measures to detention and legal aid;
    • City Hall, including support to the design of the Child-Friendly Cities Initiative;
    • UNFD, including technical support to the community-based component of the programme for the abandonment of FGM.

  • Support the section to organize and document meetings of child protection implementing partners;
  • Contribute to organising and facilitating monthly meetings of the Working Group on the Protection of Refugee Children in collaboration with UNHCR;
  • Contribute to designing, monitoring and implementing the humanitarian response in child protection to children affected by displacement, flooding or other emergencies;
  • Contribute to mid-year and annual reviews with child protection partners;
  • Contribute to the drafting of the annual report and other key programmatic documents (including Sitrep, HAC, mid-term review, donor reports, funding proposals and human interest stories);
  • Undertake field visits to monitor programmes, as well as conduct periodic programme reviews with government counterparts and other partners;
  • Effectively promote knowledge management through drafting/finalizing key project documents and reports, documenting good practices, lessons learned, and promoting knowledge/information exchange.
Master degree or equivalent

Advnaced university degree in one or more of the following disciplines: social science, law, political science, psychology, or any other related field related to assistance in international development. A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree

60 Months
  • 5 years of professional experience at the national and/or international level in child protection or human rights programming; experience working in the UN or other international development organization an asset;
  • Proven experience in implementing Child Protection interventions, including any of the following: strengthening of child protection systems, birth registration, child-sensitive justice, capacity-building of specialized child protection services;
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is an added advantage;
  • Solid understanding of child rights, including human rights-based programming and results-based management;
  • Excellent writing skills, including strong drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Outstanding oral communication skills, including presentations on technical issues to a range of audiences;
  • Have affinity with or interest in children’s issues, issues related to peacebuilding and children affected by armed conflict, international development, humanitarian action, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Human rights
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of
your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 5th October 2020

Reporting & Partnerships Specialist 07 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Algeria
UNICEF
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
English,French
Immediate
until 31 October 2021
07 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Deputy Representative, the international UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Reporting

  • Ensure that internal and external donor reports are produced with high quality and in a timely manner;
  • Track reports due for donors and develop a coherent system for centralizing, recording and monitoring the Country Office's commitment so specific terms and conditions of funding;
  • Prepare a process to track the completion and transmission of donor reports;
  • Develop practical ways to assist Programme Officers with a clear, high quality standard for writing English-language donor reports (e.g., by developing templates that incorporate simplification and harmonization of reporting with other UN agencies);
  • Assist in the development, consolidation, drafting and editing of English-language quality reports and papers, for example: the Annual Report, the Mid Term Review Summary, Country Programme Documentation, etc.;
  • Provide support to conceptualize and draft outlines for project proposals;
  • With substantive inputs from Programme Officers and field staff, finalize and format English language project proposals;
  • Liaise with PFO, GRO, RO and National Committees in identifying prospective donors and ensuring that project proposals are drafted in compliance with criteria set out by donors;
  • Ensure the completion and correct transmission of project proposals to required addressees;
  • Ensure timely reporting on COVID19-related commitments with newly-engaged donors, notably USAID, Canada, Japan, etc.;
  • Monitor, in collaboration with budget team, the effective expenditure of COVID19-related funds in compliance with funding proposals.

Partnerships

  • Develop and maintain deep knowledge and familiarity with current and prospective partners and relevant stakeholders, contributing to a database of key contacts and to UNICEF’s base of knowledge on partnership and resource mobilization;
  • Support the office in expanding UNICEF’s network of key interlocutors to build stronger relationships between UNICEF and governments, other key-decision makers, regional development institutions, foundations, the private sector, international financial institutions and/or relevant constituencies;
  • Review and regularly update annual partnership engagement and resource mobilization plans, and assist the office for their implementation;
  • Support the office in identifying COVID19-related funding opportunities as well as strategic partnerships;
  • Support the country office in the identification and pursuit of opportunities for outreach, engagement, policy influence and collaboration, including on how to anticipate and respond to partners’ concerns and priorities;
  • Contribute to the development of new partnership and resource mobilization practices and approaches by formulating recommendations for action based on on-going monitoring, analyzing current trends within designated partners and formulating recommendations for strategy approaches and message development;
  • Contribute to strategies for engagement and the development of communications products to enhance UNICEF’s visibility and influence with existing and prospective partners and key stakeholders by providing analysis of the current environment and trends and formulating recommendations for strategy approaches and message development.
Master degree or equivalent
  • A Masters degree is required in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science or other related fields.
24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of progressively responsible professional experience is required in a field related to communications, external relations, liaison and/or any resource-mobilization related activities, preferably in an international organization.
  • Advanced ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written form; specific skills in report writing and editing.
  • Fluency in French and English is required. Knowledge of another UN language considered as an asset
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 7 October 2020