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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Climate change and Risk-Informed Programming Specialist 24 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Senegal
UNICEF
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
24 January 2021

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

Purpose

The purpose of this UNV assignment is to support efforts to improve UNICEF Regional Office and Country Office capacities and enable meaningful action to strengthen resilience of children, communities overall and in particular through effective social service delivery systems in UNICEF supported social sectors. To this end, the UNV will support the WCARO Regional Resilience Advisor (Programme Specialist) in his work in areas related to evidence-generation, awareness-raising and advocacy, knowledge management, technical support, partnership building and resource mobilization benefiting WCARO Sections and WCAR Country Offices.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNICEF WCARO Regional Resilience Advisor (Programme Specialist Risk & Resilience) or his designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Climate change and Risk-Informed Programming Specialist will engage in:

Evidence generation

The UNV is expected to support a better understanding on the impact of shocks and stresses on children and UNICEF supported Government programmes.

Awareness-raising and advocacy

Based on continuous generation of evidences both from internal sources and partner organizations, he/she will contribute to raise awareness on the correlation of disaster impact on sector results create space for increased UNICEF engagement on risk-informed programming incl. through internal and external advocacy, and outreach to connect and support youth engagement for resilience.

Knowledge management

Support efforts to identify and share new tools, guidance documents and good practices to facilitate child-responsive climate change adaptation/mitigation, disaster risk reduction, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding action, integrated in UNICEF WCAR programmes at regional and country level. This support to enhance references on knowledge management spaces (WCAR Resilience Teams workspace and SharePoint) will be complemented by (co-)organization of webinars and trainings, or referrals to that of other partners.

and promote their use and actions.

Technical Assistance

Support would increasingly include a contribution by providing technical assistance to UNICEF Regional Office Sections and country offices in developing child focused climate change adaptation and mitigation strategic frameworks and/or practical application in various planning documents, including relevant guidelines and tools, supporting the undertaking of climate and disaster risk assessments and roll-out of action to adapt programmes to make them risk-informed.

Partnerships

The UNV will further support efforts to establish new and maintain existing partnerships with various stakeholders engaging them on the risk agenda (Regional inter-agency initiatives, UN collaboration at regional and as indicated country level in support to COs, outreach to foundations, private sector, bilateral development organisations, child-centred and other NGOs, youth groups, etc.).

Resource Mobilisation

A key contribution will be to support WCARO Resilience led resource mobilisation efforts, where the UNV will provide critical support to the Regional Resilience Advisor, including through gathering of strategic information, editorial support and beyond, to support Green Climate Fund proposals developed with partner agencies and/or country offices.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

The UNV may be called upon to contribute to WCARO Resilience efforts on monitoring, evaluating and reporting on resilience programming at regional and country level.

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

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

a Master is preferred

Advanced university degree in a relevant areas such as disaster risk management, environment, climate change, conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding, social and economic development, international cooperation.

36 Months
  • Relevant work experience focused on developing countries in development cooperation in disaster risk management and/or climate change adaptation and mitigation, environment and socio-economic development.
  • Good understanding of multi-sectoral climate change impacts, climate risk assessments, and adaptation solutions required.
  • Familiarity with the concept and practice of risk-informed programming, disaster risk management, climate change action.
  • Expertise in capacity building, developing tools and providing training
  • Familiar with children's rights and gender in the context of disaster risk and climate change adaptation and mitigation and/or natural resources management.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Disaster risk reduction, Climate change mitigation and mechanisms for technology transfer
  • relevant work experience focused on developing countries, in areas related to development cooperation in disaster risk management and/or climate change adaptation and mitigation, environment and socio-economic development.
  • Good understanding of multi-sectoral climate change impacts, climate risk assessments, and adaptation solutions required.
  • Familiarity with the concept and practice of risk-informed programming, disaster risk management, climate change action.
  • Expertise in capacity building, developing tools and providing training
  • Familiar with children's rights and gender in the context of disaster risk and climate change adaptation and mitigation and/or natural resources management.
No

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

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Application deadline: 24-01-2021

Child Protection Officer 20 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Afghanistan
UNICEF
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 January 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Child Protection Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Supports to programme development and planning
  • Participates throughout the process of planning and preparation to provide inputs and support to Child Protection Programmes using results-based planning methodology (RBM).
  • Assists in preparation of relevant documentations for programme review and approval.

  1. Programmemonitoring and delivery of results
  • Participates in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme mid-year and end-year reviews with government and counterparts to assess progress and to determine required actions to achieve results.
  • Provides support to monitor Child Protection programmes through monthly data collection and analysis on key child protection indicators (SMQs and RAM) using national surveys, current research, programme reports, field visit reports etc.

  1. Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  • Facilitate and arrange for programme meetings including programme development and planning, support to administrative tasks as required.
  • Assists in drafting of relevant meeting minutes, briefs, power points and other strategic programme materials for management use, information and dissemination.

  1. Knowledge Management
  • Supports the development of Child Protection Section designated page and related folders on UNICEF Enterprise Management System (sharepoint) in collaboration with the SPERE focal person and Child Protection Team. Support migration of data/resources as well as on-site support to promote collaboration platforms for increased usuage by Child Proection Team for joint planning and programming purposes.
  • Assists in compiling contribution to the UNICEF HQ and ROSA E-bulletins and other requests for subsmissions.

  1. Innovation and knowledge management
  • Helps roll-out of U Report within the Child Protection Programme.

Furthermore, UN Youth 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 Youth Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A first university degree in anthropology, Social Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Education, or another Human Development related field and an advanced university degree in a relevant field is required.
24 Months
  • Strong competency Information Technology and use of Microsoft Office, especially using programmes for data management, infographics, intranet etc is required.
  • At least two years of professional work experience at national level in the field of child rights and/or knowledge management is required. Experience in Child Protection is a strong asset, with additional emphasis on working with and for young people, program guidance, technical support, information management.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and local languages is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Early childhood, compulsory and higher education
  • Strong competency Information Technology and use of Microsoft Office, especially using programmes for data management, infographics, intranet etc is required.
  • At least two years of professional work experience at national level in the field of child rights and/or knowledge management is required. Experience in Child Protection is a strong asset, with additional emphasis on working with and for young people, program guidance, technical support, information management.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and local languages is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
No

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

Education Officer – COVID19 response and recovery 21 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Cambodia
UNICEF
Cambodia
Phnom-Penh (KHM)
English,Khmer
Immediate
12 months
21 January 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Education, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Collect and analyze data for programme planning, management, monitoring and evaluation purposes, particularly in relation to COVID19 response and recovery education activities.
  • Conduct field-based research, as required, on issues affecting children’s access to inclusive education, to inform UNICEF’s response to the impacts of COVID19;
  • Undertake visits to field sites, assess local conditions and resources, including contribute to donor field visits.
  • Support government and NGO counterparts to plan, implement and monitor activities related to COVID19 response and recovery education activities.
  • Work with UNICEF-recruited technical specialists to support the planning, implementation and monitoring of COVID19 response and recovery work.
  • Contribute to analysis of progress against COVID19 response and recovery education activities in the Annual Work Plan and provide input into relevant reporting.
  • Attend technical coordination meetings, prepares notes and undertakes follow-up action and coordination related to our COVID19 response and recovery programme implementation and monitoring.
  • Where required, assist in identification and selection of supplies and equipment for counterparts linked to planning and implementation of COVID19 response and recovery activities that support education service delivery; and contribute to the preparation of relevant financial, administrative and supply documentation according to the Annual Work Plan.
Master degree or equivalent

Post-graduate qualification in education, international development or other social science fields desirable.

24 Months

Experience preferred in education policy, planning and programme implementation. Experience in education in emergencies would be an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Khmer(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Education policy and planning, curriculum development and teacher training
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, 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 Cambodia and legal residents of Combodia with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Please note that the approximate monthly Volunteer Living Allowance for Cambodia currently is at USD 695.33 as of January 2021.

Application deadline: 21 January 2021

Adolescent and Youth Development Specialist 21 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
El Geneina (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
21 January 2021

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

As a UNICEF UNV AYD Specialist you will work on a specific project that provides adolescents and youth with opportunities to gain knowledge and skills which enable their creativity, participation and help them to be agents of change, contributing peace building and social cohesion in their respective communities.

The activities you will support and develop include training volunteers for 20 youth centres, youth friendly spaces, develop comprehensive life skills training, identify youth friendly trainings/services, vocational trainings, ALP, gender awareness/advocacy and gender-sensitive youth programming trainings, management trainings and institutional capacity building for 20 Youth Organization in Central and West Darfur States. You will be responsible for the identification of youth targeted services, based on needs assessment, and to be a participatory approach with the active involvement of youth, and other project stakeholders such as community leaders and parents.

Together with UNICEF team and other stakeholders in W&C Darfur, you will support young people to develop ideas and solutions to respond to modern day challenges in their communities.

You’ll get to present your ideas and outputs. You'll also receive technical support from the team responsible for Peace Building Program and you will be supervised by Geneina CFO.

Main assignment`s responsibilities will include:

· Develop comprehensive life skills training for adolescents and youth, including engaging youth in peace building;

· Develop training program for 200 youth volunteers on how to run 20 youth centres in Central and West Darfur States

· Through participatory assessment, identify youth friendly trainings/services, including vocational trainings, ALP, gender awareness/advocacy and gender-sensitive youth programming trainings needed in W&C Darfur.

· Support the roll out of UNICEF Sudan youth and Adolescent development programmes including UPSHIFT, Generation Unlimited, Hackathons and innovation labs.

· Assist with the undertaking of capacity-building activities for partners and create knowledge management;

· Support innovative research with children and young people, including vulnerable child and adolescent’s participation in enhancing their protection as a part of the peace building initiatives

· Identify and develop management trainings and institutional capacity building for 20 Youth Organization in W&C Darfur.

· Together with other partners, participate in coordination of all youth development initiatives in the two states.

· Contribute regular reporting on the youth peace building component of the PBF program.

‘’Extractive and an Inquisitive mind’: Thematic research

· Scouring social media and identifying trends existing youth innovation activities, social entrepreneurs and technological ecosystems in Sudan; Identifying relevant influencers who UNICEF can collaborate with.

‘Find Time’: Related local and global conversations

· Join internal programme conversations (webinars, thematic working groups) and meetings.

· Join relevant external meetings, conferences and events within Sudan

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

Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in Social Science, or related fields.

60 Months

5 years of experience on Youth and Adolescent engagement, preferable in peace building contexts.

Experience working in the UN or other international development organization an asset

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Community participation and development, Youth and sports

Know ‘Human Centered Design’ and its application to social issues especially youth development issues

Familiar with how technology, social entrepreneurship interfaces with youth development

Excellent communication and written skills.

No

Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure
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Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at
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apply.
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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: 21 January 2021

Programme Coordinator 20 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
Open

Programme Coordinator

International Specialist
UNICEF
Sudan
Kadugli (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 January 2021

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 Chief of Field Office, the UN Volunteer Project Coordinator will undertake the following tasks:

1. Programme coordination

a. At field office level, lead in the development and monitoring of achievement as per the Country Programme Document (CPD), Rolling / Annual Work plan (RWP, AWP) and micro-plan.

b. Ensure effective development, implementation and coordination of integrated projects (grants and partnership) on the ground, at field office level and with Khartoum sections.

c. In collaboration with Programme specialists, analyze quarterly achievement and advise on the course of actions for further achieving targets with quality interventions and appropriate strategy

d. In collaboration with Programme, mainstream the development of quarterly work / monitoring plans and ensure KRT programmatic, logistic and financial support

e. Collect and analyze reports generated by Programme specialists and identify area for synergy among sections, partners and approached.

f. In collaboration with FOE section in Khartoum, lead in the preparedness and response to emergency and roll out the Emergency Preparedness Platform for Kordofan field office.

g. In collaboration with the national sector coordinators in Khartoum, assist state level sector coordinators to efficiently coordinate sectors plans and response.

2. Programmatic operations

a. Review the faceform request and liquidation and ensure they meet HACT requirements.

b. In collaboration with Khartoum programme and Supply section, coordinate the development and implementation of a monitoring system of supplies from the UNICEF warehouses to the end users.

c. Assist the Programme Assistants to produce weekly fund update and to timely respond to fund management requests of Khartoum.

3. Information management

a. Support the Programme and PME Specialists in drafting reports, sitreps and presentation related to progress, achievement and emergency

b. In coordination with the Communication section in Khartoum, ensure adequate exchange of information on Kordofan field office activities and human-interest stories.

4. Field office coordination

a. Assist the Chief of Field Office in all coordination, representation and advocacy duties

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

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Demography, Statistics, Socio-economic Research, Public Administration, International Relations or a related technical field is desirable.

60 Months

· 5-7 years of relevant professional work experience at the national and/or international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation or administration.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Development programme/project administration

Development programme management

Monitoring and evaluation

Development programme/project administration

No

Application procedure
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Application deadline: 20 January 2021

HACT Officer 22 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Kenya
Open

HACT Officer

National Specialist
UNICEF
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English,Kiswahili
Immediate
12 months
22 January 2021

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 Quality Assurance Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV HACT officer will:

  • Assist the Quality Assurance Officer in the creation of spot checks in eTools and follow up with staff to ensure the correct status of assurance activities is reflected in eTools
  • Review action points from spot checks and audits and compare with information in eTools for completeness. Any omissions to be notified to the supervisor for corrective action;
  • Validate the details captured in the vendor master in relation to micro assessments by checking whether the correct type of assessment has been captured, the right risk rating and the correct date of assessment. Any noted discrepancies to be notified to the supervisor for corrective action;
  • Log in requests related to the VISION hub into a central database for ease of monitoring;
  • Review completeness of documents in QA ECM ensuring that all documents are properly tagged. Any noted discrepancies to be notified to the supervisor for corrective action; and
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area e.g. finance/accounts/operations management or area related field;

24 Months
  • At least 2 to 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in audit, risk management, or operations, or other relevant programmes; experience with a not for profit organisation is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Good analytical 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;
  • 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in working for and with children volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kiswahili(Optional), Level - Fluent
Finance, accounting and audit
  • Finance,accounting,Operations
  • audit, risk management, or operations
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 22 January 2021

Prgramme Coordination Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
Nyala (SDN)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

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

Under the general supervision of the UNICEF Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Officer in Nyala, the Specialist will provide support in a range of PME and coordination issues at State level (both South and East Darfur) to include but will not be limited to the following:

1. Development of Programme Documents (PDs)

· Lead the preparation and posting of Call for Expressions of Interest (CFEI) through the UNPP website and subsequent review and selection process.

· Facilitate the process for the timely development of narrative and budgetary components of the PDs through an interative process.

· Compile and or consolidate technical data and information in the required PD dcouments

· Coordinate the technical, peer review and finalisation of PDs (including amendments) with UNICEF field and Khartoum based staff

2. Partnership support and development

· Provide technical guidance, training and operational support to partners in the development and or modification to PDs

· Map, analyse and expand partnershop opportunities for East and South Darfur

3. Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation

· Support programme and operational teams in the monitoring, including ‘spot checks’, and evaluation of partnerships and related programming

· Support the strengthening and establishment of wider PME systems within the UNICEF offices

· Evaluate, and as appropriate, recommend practical measures to simplify and streamline the PD process

· Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.

· Support emergency assessment by compiling data, analysing and evaluating information on local conditions resulting from the emergency situation affecting children, and participate as needed in multi-sector and/or inter-agency assessments, where applicable;

· Any other tasks to be assigned by the Child Protection Officer based in Nyala.

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.

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in: law, social sciences, human rights, child development, education, or similar field relevant to UNICEF’s mandate. 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

24 Months

· Minimum 2 years working experience, including at least 1 year working on issues related to programme planning, monitoring and evaluation.

  • English(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

· Age, Gender, and Diversity (AGD) awareness and demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a multi-cultural environment;

· Ability to apply gender equity principles in mainstreamed manner.

· Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system;

· High ability to effectively perform duties under circumstances with political and ethnic sensitivity;

· Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills;

· Experience and ability to organize and implement training sessions;

· Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills;

· Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, social, and interpersonal skills.

No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 24-01-2021

UNV Child Protection Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
El Geneina (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of Child Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for:

· Justice for children: Provide technical support to ensure that the Chid Protection partners use a well-prioritised and realistic plan of implementation, monitoring of activities that will ensure children are receiving adequate legal support as indicated in the Child Act 2010 including diversion outside the judiciary system.

· Case management and Referral Pathways: Work closely with protection sector, child protection and GBV sub-sectors partners to ensure enhanced case management knowledge by service providers and a clear referral Pathways in place and widely known by the target communities.

· Psychosocial support: Provide technical support to social workers from Department of social welfare as well as State Council for Child Welfare to improve on delivering Psychosocial support to survivors of violence against children including GBV/SGBV/SRGBV.

· Birth Registration: Provide technical support to Civil Registry Police and other stakeholders to improve on coordination and roles to enhance the birth registration coverage through outreach desks as well as mobile teams.

· Social Norms: Provide technical support to ensure that service providers and partners are reaching out to communities with key and clear messages on FGM/C as well as early marriage to encourage them declare their readiness to abandon it. Work closely with State Council for Child Welfare to disseminate information and orientation of communities on the new law banning & criminalizing FGM/C.

· Child Protection in Emergencies (CPiE): Provide technical support to ensure timely assessments and response to the emergencies affecting children and support different partners to develop their response plans and participate in assessments and monitoring of situation of children and activities related but not limited to Unaccompanied/Separated children (UASC), GBV/SGBV. As well as to support MRM and the six grave child right violations and Action Plan implementation.

· Coordination: Assist in running of meetings, minutes taking, setting of agenda and sending out invitations. Service mapping by ensuring completing of service matrix by all child protection actors in the state.

· Communication and Partnerships: Provide technical support to ensure that all of the above tasks are carried out and accomplished through effective communication and partnerships.

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

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in: Social Sciences, Law, Psychology, Social Work/Services

60 Months

5 years of professional experience relevant to child protection or relevant (planning, implementation and monitoring)

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

o Knowledge of Project Management, especially of the Project Planning and Monitoring

Proficiency in using computer applications (database, word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, project planning, e-mail, graphics etc.) is a must.

No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, 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.

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

Application deadline:24 -01-2021

UNV Programme Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
Kadugli (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Programme coordinator, the UN Volunteer Programme officer will be responsible for:

1. Assist in the development and monitoring of achievements of Rolling / Annual Work plan (RWP, AWP) and micro-plan.

2. Support the development, implementation and coordination of integrated projects (grants and partnership)

3. Support the development of quarterly work / monitoring plans

4. Assist in the preparedness and response to emergency

5. Support the development and implementation of a monitoring system of supplies from the UNICEF warehouses to the end users.

6. Assist in the preparation of reports, sitreps and presentation

7. Act as focal person for the Communication section at field office level

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

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in: Social Sciences, Development Planning, Planning, Evaluation, Advanced Statistical Research or related fields

24 Months

2 years of professional experience relevant to programme development and implementation including monitoring, evaluation and reporting activities

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

o Knowledge of Project Management, especially of the Monitoring and Evaluation phase;

o Proficiency in using computer applications (database, word processing, spreadsheet, presentations, project planning, e-mail, graphics etc.) is a must.

No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 24-01-2021

Planning Monitoring and Evaluation (PME) Officer 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
UNICEF
Sudan
El Daein (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

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

Under the general supervision of the Health and Nutrition Officer (head sub-office) and the technical guidance of the Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Office (based in Nyala), the UN Volunteer will provide support in a range of PME issues, both in the East and South Darfur offices. Her/his tasks will include but will not be limited to the following:

Guide and support the establishment or strengthening of PME systems across the South and East Darfur Offices

Produce and maintain relevant information products, including Sector/Sub-sector infor-mation reports, databases, basic and thematic maps; and support the preparation of peri-odic reports on sector activities at national and state level as required;

Timely monitor and measure changes at the state, locality, and household level, with the participation of relevant partners; and provide data to the Sector and national partners to facilitate planning; assess the impact of the programmes and policies; and report on the progress being made;

Support the Sector/Sub-Sector and other coordination meetings in aspects related to in-formation management; and contribute to strengthen management of sector information databases and systems;

Ensure that Sector Performance is systematically monitored and data for key Programme and management indicators reports are collected, analyzed and made available to the field office management;

Support the Monitoring Officer to ensure the technical leadership for UNICEF information management needs of affected populations by emergency and disasters, with specific fo-cus on routine and administrative data collection for better preparedness, targeting and coordination of effective humanitarian responses.

Support partner PME capacity including training and wider capacity development

Any other tasks to be assigned by the Health and Nutrition Officer based in Ed Daein.

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

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in Social sciences, economics, demography, statistics, socio-economic research, communications or a related technical field

24 Months

At least two years of professional work experience in project management, including research and data analysis and management; proven record of research and analytical skills in the area of data collection and analysis; experience in an international organization working in Sudan is desirable

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

Age, Gender, and Diversity (AGD) awareness and demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a multi-cultural environment;

Ability to apply gender equity principles in mainstreamed manner.

Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system;

High ability to effectively perform duties under circumstances with political and ethnic sensitivity;

Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills;

Experience and ability to organize and implement training sessions;

Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills;

Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, social, and interpersonal skills

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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.

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

Application deadline: 24-01-2021