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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Application Development and Support 25 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
Immediate
10 months
25 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of an Officer in the section, the UN Youth Volunteer will be part of a team implementing an Evaluation Module for the monitoring and conducting of evaluations as part of the assessment of project performance within the project cycle (for the Evaluation Office); and developing a system for the Safeguard Risk Identification System (Policy and Programme Division). The specific tasks of the UN Youth Volunteer include the following:

1. Evaluation Module (Evaluations Office)

  • Develop the Evaluation Module as per the requirements
  • Ensure linkages to other UNEP-wide applications where required (PIMS, etc)
  • Draft, write and produce other standard application documentations, such as user manual or guidelines.
  • Support with data fixes and issue resolution (bugs) raised once system is launched.
  • At the request of the Evaluation Office, liaise with other departments on technical issues related to the Module
  • Perform other data related tasks as required.
  • Perform other documentation related tasks as required.

2. Safeguard Risk Identification System (Policy and Programme Division)

  • Develop the Safeguard Risk Identification website
  • Ensure linkages to other UNEP-wide applications where required (PIMS, etc)
  • Draft, write and produce other standard application documentations, such as user manual or guidelines, minutes of meetings.
  • Review data migration requirements and perform the necessary actions to ensure data is complete and accurate.
  • Support with data fixes and issue resolution (bugs) raised once system is launched.
  • Perform other data related tasks as required.
  • Perform other documentation related tasks as required.

3. Outreach, training and user support:

  • Perform other training and support related tasks as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A first level university (Bachelors’) degree in Computer Science; Information Technology &Communication, Web design and/or related area.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in dev-ops, client support, training and outreach work. Experience in the following development technologies: PHP and relevant frameworks, Javascript, MySQL databases, linux-based OS (CentOS, Debian) will be given preference.

Skills:

  • 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;

Language:

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat For this particular assignment, fluency in oral and written English is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Software and applications development and analysis, Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Computer Science; Information Technology &Communication, Web design and/or related area.

development technologies: PHP and relevant frameworks, Javascript, MySQL databases, linux-based OS (CentOS, Debian)

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline:25-10-2020

Finance and Programme Assistant 26 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Thailand
UNEP
Thailand
Bangkok (THA)
English
Immediate
12 months
26 October 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 Task Manager, GEF Climate Mitigation Unit, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Finance and Programme Assistant will:

Project Design (concept phase):

  • Verify Project Identification Forms (PIFs): grammar, spelling, acronyms, uniformity in presentation/formatting, consistency of information in tables and text, completeness of all required sections and ensure that all necessary corrections are incorporated.
  • Upload PIFs and responses to GEF Sec reviews on the GEF Portal.
  • Ensure all documents are properly archived in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database, using the standard file naming convention.

Project Development (PPG phase):

  • Assist the Task Manager and Administrative Officer in preparing Small Scale Funding agreements (SSFAs) / Terms of Reference for Project Preparation Grants (PPGs).
  • Ensure the project developers have the latest templates to prepare the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Endorsement Requests, including all required GEF and UNEP annexes/appendices.
  • Verify CEO Endorsement Request and annexes: grammar, spelling, acronyms, uniformity in presentation/formatting, consistency of information in tables and text, completeness of all required sections and ensure that all necessary corrections are incorporated.
  • Perform consistency checks on the information provided in the different interlinked CEO Endorsement Request annexes (i.e. Budget, Workplan, Procurement Plan, and Terms of References).
  • Upload CEO Endorsement Requests and responses to GEF Sec reviews on the GEF Portal.
  • Support the Task Manager in coordinating with other UNEP units/teams, whenever needed.
  • Ensure all documents are properly archived in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database, using the standard file naming convention.
  • Review PPG expenditure reports submitted by partners, whenever applicable.

Project Implementation:

  • Assist the Task Manager and Administrative Officer in preparing Project Cooperation Agreements (PCAs) and/or Internal Cooperation Agreements (ICAs) as well as compiling the standard appendices for recently CEO endorsed GEF projects in the Africa portfolio.
  • Track circulation of new project internalizations and all project revisions for the Africa portfolio through UNEP clearance and approval process.
  • Assist the Task Manager in reviewing agendas, terms of reference, presentations slides, participant lists, and other documents prepared by the Executing Agencies for project inception workshops and steering committee meetings of the Africa portfolio.
  • Assist the Task Manager and Administrative Officer in communicating/coordinating with Executing Agencies on timelines to submit all required UNEP/GEF reports as per the requirements of the PCA / ICA.
  • Ensure the Executing Agencies use the right templates to meet these reporting requirements, and that all sections of the reports are duly completed.
  • Support the Task Manager in reviewing the required GEF/UNEP reports submitted by the Executing Agencies from the Africa portfolio.
  • Support the Task Manager in uploading the annual PIR information on the GEF Portal.
  • Support the Task Manager in reviewing the budget and work plan revisions for assigned projects from the Africa portfolio, and in providing guidance to the Executing Agencies as necessary for them to complete the documents correctly.
  • Assist in the follow-up on outstanding financial and progress reports with the Executing Agencies.
  • Support the Task Manager in coordinating with other UNEP units/teams, whenever needed.
  • Ensure all project reports from the Africa portfolio are properly named and filed in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database.
  • File and archive by Component and Output all project deliverables developed / issued by the Executing Agencies from the Africa portfolio into the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database.
  • Develop a tool/worksheet to track the submission, review and approval of all required GEF/UNEP reports of projects from the Africa portfolio, and keep the tracking tool up-to-date.

Project Evaluations and Closure:

  • Assist in creating/populating the evaluation database/repository with relevant project information, reports, deliverables, and documents.

General:

  • Provide general administrative and coordination support to the Task Manager and the Administrative Officer.
  • Maintain and keep up-to-date project folders/files.
  • File and archive documentation and reports in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database, following the standard file naming convention.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Task Manager.
Master degree or equivalent

Master´s Degree in business administration, finance, accounting or actuarial studies

OR

Bachelor´s Degree in business administration, finance, accounting or actuarial studies with 2 additional years of work experience in the area.

Additional technical qualifications, certified public account (CPA) or equivalent are desired.

96 Months

Minimum of 8 years of experience in finance, budget, accounting, administrative services or related area. Experience with finance or administration within the UN system is an asset;

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.);

Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

Have affinity with or interest in Climate Change Mitigation volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Finance, accounting and audit
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Working in Teams

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This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Thailand and legal residents of Thailand with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 26-10-2020

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 26 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Congo
UNHCR
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
26 October 2020

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

  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
No

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

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Application deadline: 26 October 2020

Assistant à l’Enregistrement 27 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
UNHCR
Mauritania
Bassikounou (MRT)
French
Immediate
12 months
27 October 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe de l’Unité d’Enregistrement, l’Assistant à l’enregistrement sera chargé des opérations d’enregistrement sur le terrain y compris la vérification des données personnelles en français et en arabe aux fins de la documentation, la collecte des données requises pour l’enrôlement biométrique, l’enregistrement des nouveaux nées, la désactivation des départs ou des décès et toutes autres tâches liées à l’enregistrement. Il/Elle donne son appui au Chargé de l’Enregistrement et l’Administrateur en charge de la Protection pour organiser les opérations d’enregistrement et en tout ce qui concerne le classement des dossiers et la gestion matérielle d’enregistrement. Il/Elle n’a aucun rôle de supervision.

Supervision, initiation, orientation et devoir de protection des Volontaires des Nations Unies.

Les Volontaires des Nations Unies devraient bénéficier du devoir de protection et de diligence de l’entité hôte égal à celui de tout son personnel. L’appui de l'entité hôte au Volontaire des Nations Unies inclut, mais n'est pas limité à :

  • Des séances d'information préliminaires sur l'organisation et sur le contexte professionnel y compris la sécurité, les procédures d'urgence, les bonnes pratiques culturelles et l'orientation vers l'environnement local ;
  • Un appui administratif à l’arrivée, y compris l’ouverture de comptes bancaires, les demandes de permis de séjour et autres démarches officielles requises par le gouvernement hôte ou l'entité hôte ;
  • Une orientation, un mentorat et un encadrement adéquats par un superviseur, y compris la provision d’un plan de travail clair et d’une évaluation de performance ;
  • L'accès à l'espace de bureau, aux équipements de bureau, l’appui informatique et à tous les autres systèmes et outils requis pour atteindre les objectifs de l’affectation, y compris une adresse électronique de l'entité hôte ;
  • L’accès aux connaissances institutionnelles, ainsi qu’aux programmes de formation et d'apprentissage de l'entité hôte ;

L’inclusion du volontaire dans le plan de sécurité ;

  • La gestion de ses congés ;
  • Des indemnités journalières de subsistance pour les voyages officiels, le cas échéant ;
  • Tous les changements apportés à la description de l'affectation entre le recrutement effectif du Volontaire des Nations Unies et son arrivée sur son lieu d’affectation ou pendant l’affectation doivent être officialisés avec le Programme des Volontaires des Nations Unies.

Description des tâches :

Dans le cadre de la vérification d'effectif au camp de Mbera et l'opération d'enregistrement des réfugiés hors camp, sous la supervision directe du Chargé de l’Enregistrement, l’Assistant à l’enregistrement effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Participer aux activités de la collecte et de mise à jour de données des réfugiés dans le cadre de l'opération de vérification et de l'enregistrement des refugies hors camp et de leur biométrie ;
  • Vérifier les données personnelles en français et en arabe aux fins de documentation
  • Faire la saisie et la mise à jour dans la base de données proGres de toutes les informations/données personnelles selon la procédure standard en vigueur;
  • Maintenir et mettre à jour régulièrement les inventaires d'équipement informatique et de tout matériel dans le cadre des dites activités
  • Classer de manières journalières dans un carton toutes les fiches et dossiers des réfugiés
  • Procéder à l’enregistrement des nouveaux réfugiés dans la base de données proGres (de l’UNHCR)
  • Exécuter toutes autres tâches demandées par le superviseur au besoin
  • Identifier les personnes ayant des besoins spécifiques et assurer le renvoi en temps opportun au suivi de la protection, au besoin.
  • Réaliser des entrevues d'inscription lorsque cela est requis conformément aux procédures standards opérationnelles et aux directives mises en place.
  • Maintenir des dossiers et des données exacts et à jour concernant tous les cas individuels d'enregistrement.
  • Collaborer avec le personnel de protection et / ou les partenaires dans la prestation de l'aide et de la programmation, y compris la fourniture de documents d'identité et de droits.
  • Agir comme interprète et traducteur au besoin.

S'acquitter d'autres tâches connexes au besoin.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Capacité informatique :

  • Très bonnes maitrise des outils informatiques (Excel, Power BI…)
  • Connaissance des Systèmes de Gestion des bases de données (Microsoft Access, SQL)
  • Maitrise des outils/base de données de l'UNHCR (proGres)
24 Months
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

Maitrise de la langue française et Tamashek désirée

No

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la Mauritanie et les résidents légaux de la Mauritanie ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 27-10-2020

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer 27 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Mozambique
UNHCR
Mozambique
Nampula (MOZ)
English,Portuguese,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
27 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 Associate Livelihoods and Economic Inclusion Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Livelihood and Economic Inclusion Officer will:

  • Maintain close contact and cooperation with partners to facilitate the economic inclusion of refugees, such as line ministries, private sector and development actors in accordance with UNHCR Global and Country level policies, priorities, and strategies, in particular the Global Compact on Refugees. This includes advocating with public and private sector services providers to include UNHCR POC in supporting services (business development, micro-finance, training, saving accounts, poverty alleviation and social protection, etc.).
  • Work with the multi-functional team, more specifically with the Protection Unit, to assess the legal framework for the right to work and rights at work and recommend/implement advocacy initiatives and policy reforms to improve UNHCR POC’s economic inclusion, rights and access to work.
  • Build on UNHCR databases to support regular information sharing and coordination among different humanitarian, developmental and governmental stakeholders. This includes supporting the implementation of socioeconomic and wealth ranking surveys utilising community-based strategies to inform targeting, monitoring and facilitation of development programmes.
  • Conduct necessary assessments in collaboration with relevant private and public stakeholders, including impact assessments on local economies and surveys that help to identify investment and funding opportunities that enhance the economic inclusion of UNHCR POC.
  • In case UNHCR is implementing specific livelihoods activities, strengthen, guide and monitor the livelihoods interventions to help ensure they are market-based, and that the role of UNHCR has been strategically determined in consideration of its comparative advantage vis-à-vis other partners.
  • The post holder will update and contribute to the implementation of the strategy for livelihoods in the area of responsibility within the Field Office where the position is located.
  • S/he will assist in the implementation of all livelihoods programmes. The incumbent will also be responsible to undertake stakeholder mapping and conduct outreach to potential development and private sector partners and respective opportunities to facilitate the socio-economic integration of persons of concern (POC) and peaceful coexistence with host community.
  • S/he is responsible for assisting in data collection and analysis, in the evaluation of the activities in the field and support the Office in the dialogue with the technical services of the local authorities and other agencies involved in livelihood projects. From an internal point of view, the post holder works in close contact with the colleagues in Community Services, Programme and Protection units.
  • The incumbent of the position will be required to spend 70% of the time on field visits, implementation of activities, liaising with direct beneficiaries and implementing partners, 15% on monitoring, reporting and contributing for UNHCR global evidence and 15% of the time helping to identify and implement innovation practices, potential new partners, communication and logistics.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Business Management; Socio-Economic Development; Economics/International Economics; Rural Development; Financial Management; or other relevant field.

24 Months

Essential:

  • Technical competencies in sub-sectors relevant to economic development e.g. microfinance, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational and technical education and training, etc.
  • Experience in facilitating the economic inclusion of vulnerable and marginalized groups in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders, ideally in varied field contexts.
  • Experience in working with and developing partnerships with private sector, NGOs, UN organisations, and government authorities in sub-sectors relevant to livelihood programming e.g. microfinance, employment, entrepreneurship, private sector development, local economic development, poverty reduction, agriculture, livestock, vocational and technical education and training, etc.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge about latest development in the livelihoods sector, including broader UN processes on the SDGs and the Global Compact on Refugees.
  • 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian work with displaced populations], volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other finance, economics and administration related experience, Other development programme/project experience, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Excellent computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PPT and data management soft-wares.
No

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

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Application deadline: 27 October 2020

Asistente de Protección basada en la Comunidad (CbP) 28 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Costa Rica
UNHCR
Costa Rica
Upala (CRI)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months
28 October 2020

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

Bajo la supervisión directa de la Asociada de Protección basada en la Comunidad (CbP) y la orientación estratégica del Jefe de la Oficina de Terreno en Upala, el/la Voluntario(a) de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Brindar atención integral de gestión de casos en coordinación con la Asociada de Proteccion Comunitaria, garantizando que los riesgos de protección sean identificados y gestionados de manera coordinada por las agencias prestadoras de servicios y otros actores relevantes, y asegurando asimismo que las personas en situación de mayor riesgo estén informadas de todas sus opciones.
  • Asegurar que servicios esenciales estén disponibles para las personas sobrevivientes de violencia, niñas y niños en riesgo u otras víctimas de violaciones graves a los derechos humanos por medio de derivaciones a instancias del Estado, agencias socias de ACNUR, otras entidades de la sociedad civil o del sector privado, según proceda.
  • Registrar y referir a la Asociada en Protección basada en la Comunidad los casos que necesiten apoyo o asistencia urgente y de emergencia; Establecer un vínculo directo y sostenido entre la Oficina de ACNUR en el Terreno (FO Upala) y las comunidades de refugiados y personas de interés en la zona norte;
  • Facilitar a las comunidades información de ACNUR y agencias socias sobre programas existentes, de acuerdo con las directivas de las organizaciones;
  • Identificar e informar a la FO Upala sobre iniciativas y respuestas lideradas por las comunidad a los riesgos, necesidades e inquietudes encontradas, y apoyar dichas soluciones si procede;
  • Proporcionar asesoramiento individual y colectivo para informar a las personas de interés sobre sus obligaciones de derechos, incluido el acceso a los procedimientos de asilo, el acceso a servicios básicos como la salud y la educación;
  • Ayudar a brindar asistencia y seguimiento específicos, incluidas visitas domiciliarias, en coordinación con los socios del ACNUR y los actores comunitarios, buscando soluciones a los problemas identificados;
  • Difundir información actualizada a las comunidades sobre los diferentes programas públicos y privados y servicios disponibles a nivel local, siguiendo estándares internacionales y lineamientos y principios del ACNUR, utilizando los canales de comunicación preferidos por las personas de interés;
  • Recopilar información relevante sobre la situación de las comunidades afectadas desde una perspectiva AGD y compartir con el ACNUR y sus socios de manera oportuna con fines programáticos y de protección;
  • Apoyar a las autoridades locales, ACNUR y sus socios en la implementación de actividades de prevención y respuesta sobre diferentes temas que afectan a la comunidad, en particular, la convivencia pacífica VSG y temas de protección infantil;
  • Apoyar la mejora de las redes comunitarias y la solidaridad con las comunidades de acogida, mediante la implementación de diferentes actividades y programas;
  • Fomentar la participación en actividades de autosuficiencia y proyectos de medios de vida promovidos por el ACNUR y sus socios;
  • Involucrar a las personas de interés a través de procesos participativos en todas las etapas de las intervenciones del ACNUR, identificando brechas, necesidades y proporcionando retroalimentación sobre buenas prácticas y soluciones implementadas;
  • Cualquier otra actividad que sea requerida o asignada por su supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Licenciatura o similar en Ciencias Sociales, Ciencias Médicas, Psicología, Trabajo Social u otras áreas vinculadas al desarrollo humano

24 Months

Mínimo de 2 años de experiencia profesional en temas humanitarios o de desarrollo, trabajo social, derechos humanos, refugiados, migración, género y/o infancia.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Human rights, Gender equality and the advancement of women

Experiencia profesional en temas humanitarios o de desarrollo, trabajo social, derechos humanos, refugiados, migración, género y/o infancia.

No

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Fecha límite para postularse: 28 Octubre 2020 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania

Associate Administrative Officer 28 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
UNHCR
Mauritania
Bassikounou (MRT)
French,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
28 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 Head of Sub Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
  • Ensure that rules and regulations governing the utilization of UNHCR accommodation and office facilities are adhered to; also ensuring recoveries by different users and provide

regular reports

  • Provide guidance to travel administrators, and monitors the TA s &TC clearances and compliance with the Travel policy.
  • Preparation of estimates, forecasting office materials, supplies and furniture needs and preparing recurring administrative reports.
  • Participate in the preparation of memoranda of understanding, service contract local purchase orders and requisitions for the office.
  • Assist in the preparation of regular office administrative budget and annual procurement plan.
  • Assist with arranging of hospitality for events; conferences, group seminars, meetings and donor missions.
  • Manage reservations for the conference room and accommodation facilities.
  • Supervise maintenance staff (NUNVs) and provide overall guidance to cleaning and housekeeping staff.
  • Advise newly recruited personnel on general premises management regulations and policies
  • Undertake other duties as required

Master degree or equivalent

Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering, Logistics, Mathematics or a related field.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience in the field of Administration, logistics, formal training in Logistics desirable.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Development programme/project administration

Sound knowledge of Microsoft applications including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Knowledge or experience in Enterprise Resources Planning system (ERP) would be an advantage.

No

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

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Application deadline: 28-10-2020

UNV Interpreter English/Somali and Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya/Arabic 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Libya
UNHCR
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Somali,Arabic,Amharic,Oromo,Tigrinya
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
29 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 Durable Solutions Officer or The RSD Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [interpreter] will:

Be assigned to work with one of the Protection Units, namely either RSD, Resettlement, Child Protection/BID or Community Based Protection. The interpreter will report to the Head of the pertinent Unit. The Interpreter and Translator will provide remote operational support to protection, refugee status determination, resettlement, child protection/BID through language support services for persons of concern to UNHCR Libya. The Interpreter will translate oral statements remotely on TEAMs/Skype between English and Somali for RSD, RST, BID interviews as well as for counselling sessions. The interpreter/translator may be asked to translate written documents or statements as necessary. The interpreter will also be requested to support with interpretation/translation in at least one of the following languages: Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya/Arabic.

Major Responsibilities:

- Act as an interpreter during RSD, RST and BID interviews, training, and counselling, including counselling, for UNHCR Libya. The interviews take place remotely from Tunisia via Skype/TEAMs with the persons of concern in Libya. The interpreter will also translate documents from target languages (Somali and one of the following languages: Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya/Arabic) to English and/or Arabic and vice versa as necessary. In the fulfilment of his/her duties the interpreter must abide by relevant standards. In particular:

- The interpreter is required to read, understand and comply with UNHCR’s Code of Conduct and realizes that he/she shall be expected to work in the spirit of the principles set forth therein.

- The interpreter is required to read and understand the Undertaking of Confidentiality and Impartiality and understands that he shall be expected to respect the principle of confidentiality and remain impartial in his/her work.

- The interpreter is required to read and understand, and agree to abide by the standards of conduct set forth in the Secretary- General’s Bulletin, ST/SGB/2003/13 of 9 October 2003, concerning “Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse”.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. languages or relevant area (e.g. law, political science, social sciences – preferably in social work etc.);
24 Months
  • Mandatory proficiency in English, Somali, and at least one of the following languages: Arabic, Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional work experience at the national and/or international level; experience working for a humanitarian organization or related activities required, experience working as an interpreter and/or translator strongly preferred;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Somali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Amharic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Oromo(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Tigrinya(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Translation and interpretation, Administration and administrative assistance
No

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

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Application deadline: 29-10-2020

UNV Interpreter English/Tigrinya 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Libya
UNHCR
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Tigrinya,Arabic,Amharic,Oromo,Somali
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
29 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 Durable Solutions Officer or The RSD Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [interpreter] will:

Be assigned to work with one of the Protection Units, namely either RSD, Resettlement, Child Protection/BID or Community Based Protection. The interpreter will report to the Head of the pertinent Unit. The Interpreter and Translator will provide remote operational support to protection, refugee status determination, resettlement, child protection/BID through language support services for persons of concern to UNHCR Libya. The Interpreter will translate oral statements remotely on TEAMs/Skype between English and Tigrinya for RSD, RST, BID interviews as well as for counselling sessions. The interpreter/translation may be asked to translate written documents or statements as necessary.

Major Responsibilities:

Act as an interpreter during RSD, RST and BID interviews, training, and counselling, including counselling, for UNHCR Libya. The interviews take place remotely from Tunisia via Skype/TEAMs with the persons of concern in Libya. The interpreter will also translate documents from target languages (Tigrinya) to English and/or Arabic and vice versa as necessary. In the fulfilment of his/her duties the interpreter must abide by relevant standards. In particular:

- The interpreter is required to read, understand and comply with UNHCR’s Code of Conduct and realizes that he/she shall be expected to work in the spirit of the principles set forth therein.

- The interpreter is required to read and understand the Undertaking of Confidentiality and Impartiality and understands that he shall be expected to respect the principle of confidentiality and remain impartial in his/her work.

- The interpreter is required to read and understand, and agree to abide by the standards of conduct set forth in the Secretary- General’s Bulletin, ST/SGB/2003/13 of 9 October 2003, concerning “Special measures for protection from sexual exploitation and sexual abuse”.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. languages or relevant area (e.g. law, political science, social sciences – preferably in social work etc.);
24 Months
  • Mandatory proficiency in English, Tigrinya, desirable language skills: Arabic, Amharic, Oromo, Somali
  • At least 2 years of relevant professional work experience at the national and/or international level; experience working for a humanitarian organization or related activities required, experience working as an interpreter and/or translator strongly preferred;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Tigrinya(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Amharic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Oromo(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Somali(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Translation and interpretation, Administration and administrative assistance
No

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

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Application deadline: 29-10-2020

Implementation Specialist in Marine Litter 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNEP Greece
UNEP
Greece
Athens (GRC)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 July 2021 with possibility of extension
01 November 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 MED POL Programme Management Officer, the International UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Collect available/existing information on measures/instruments to prevent, control and monitor discharges of marine litter from wastewater treatment plants, aquaculture activities, riverine inputs, and ships, with a particular focus on microplastics, emerging pollutants and packaging waste in the Mediterranean.
  1. Collect available/existing information on sources of plastic pollution and their pathways and propose measures to prevent and reduce generation of plastic waste in the Mediterranean.
  1. Provide technical and administrative support to MED POL activities related to marine litter management, with a focus on:
  1. Marine litter monitoring
  2. Upgrading the Regional Plan for Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean, and in particular in coordinating the tasks/activities of the Working Group for Marine Litter Management; supporting aspects related to planning, preparations and convening of the “best practices meeting on the implementation of the regional plan on marine litter to prevent/reduce plastic pollution;” and assisting in matters related to marine litter to be addressed in UNEP/MAP’s institutional meetings (MED POL, MAP Focal Points meetings and COP22)
  3. Supporting MEDPOL on aspects related to the Plastic Waste Partnership initiative; Global Partnership for Marine Litter and the Mediterranean Node; Regional Cooperation Platform on Marine Litter Management; Technical Group on Marine Litter (TGML); Marine Litter MED II Project including deliverables of legal instruments to be concluded with the Contracting Parties in the framework of this project

  1. Prepare a final report on tasks completed and summary outputs achieved in the framework of this Terms of Reference (ToR) with regards to technical and administrative tasks.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in environmental management, science or related field, with a particular focus on marine litter, marine litter management measures or related disciplines. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

60 Months
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in project/programme management, administration or related area.
  • Knowledge and experience in marine litter assessment and monitoring;
  • Good communication skills, ability to write reports and to speak in public;
  • Good knowledge in office automation software (Word, Excel, Power Point) required;
  • Fluency (both oral and written) and excellent writing skills in English are required. Working knowledge of French is highly desirable. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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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: 1 November 2020