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Finance Specialist 26 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Somalia
Open

Finance Specialist

International Specialist
UNDP
Somalia
Mogadiscio (SOM)
English,Somali
Immediate
12 months
26 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 overall guidance of Deputy Chief Electoral Advisor, direct supervision of Project Manager, IESG the Finance Specialist (IUNV) is responsible for the financial management of the ‘Joint Programme for Support to Universal Suffrage Elections in the Federal Republic of Somalia’ in line with UNDP rules and regulations. The Finance Specialist promotes a collaborative, client-focused, quality and results-oriented approach in the IESG. The Finance Specialist will further advice and support the national counterparts with the financial management aspects in line with the Letter of Agreements with UNDP. S/he will work closely with the relevant National Independent Electoral Commission ( NIEC) and other national counterparts to support the following:
1. Ensure effective and accurate financial resources management and oversight, focusing on the following:

  • Financial analysis and oversight for all resources under the project;
  • Proper planning, expenditure tracking of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations; • Maintaining internal controls over all financial processes; ensuring an efficient financial flow process;
  • Tracking and reporting to management of key financial performance indicators.

2. Ensure implementation of operational strategies and procedures, focusing on achievement of the following results.

  • Establish or fine tune financial procedures: e.g. receipts, payments, disbursements and bookkeeping, filing procedures for the project;
  • Ensure that financial procedures in place comply with the financial/accounting and procurement requirements of UNDP;
  • Continuously analyze and monitor the financial situation, presentation of forecasts for the project;
  • Oversee the transparency of the financial processes and the use of funds and compliance with UNDP financial guidelines;
  • Ensure timely preparation of quarterly financial reports;
  • Routinely monitor financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigate anomalies or unusual transactions. Inform supervisors of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained..

3. Manage the Project budget and organize an optimal cost-recovery system, focusing on the following:

Manage all financial resources through planning, guiding, monitoring and controlling of the resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;

  • Prepare and monitor projects’ budgets in Atlas;
  • Develop proper mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in budget management;
  • Ensure that payment information is properly recorded into the Atlas system on a timely basis.

4. Ensure proper Project cash management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Timely review of cash position for the projects to ensure sufficient funds on hand for disbursements;
  • Timely preparation of monthly cash flow forecast.

5. Capacity development of national counterparts.

  • Advise and assist with proper financial management and reporting in accordance to the letter of Agreement between UNDP and the counterpart;
  • Advice and train staff members of the counterparts on financial management and implementation;
  • Review submitted financial documents from national counterparts and provide feedback before processing payments.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree (or equivalent) in Finance/Accounting, Economics, Finance, Public Administration. Professionally qualified accountants from an internationally recognized institute of accountancy will have a distinct advantage.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an accounting-specific role within a large international organization preferably in the UN system is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in capacity building of national institutions in budget and financial management with programme/projects with national institutions funded by donors.
  • Demonstrated financial experience using an ERP financial system.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing financial and budget support to programs/projects;
  • Demonstrated experience at developing detailed financial reports for senior management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IPSAS/IFRS.
  • Good team player and ability to work effectively with people from different backgrounds
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Somali(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit, Development programme/project administration
  • Experience in programme or project financial management in a development context, particularly fragile context;
  • Good Knowledge of the political and institutional context of Somalia;
  • Experience of working in an international organisation and/or multicultural environment;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Power Point etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

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

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Application deadline: 26 November 2020

Information Management Officer (IMO) 26 November 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Benin
WFP
Benin
Cotonou (BEN)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
26 November 2020

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

Sous la supervision générale du Représentant Résident du bureau du PAM au Bénin et sous la supervision directe de la Responsable de l’Unité Programme, le(la) VNU sera chargé(e) du suivi de la situation alimentaire et nutritionnelle des bénéficiaires, d’une part les écoliers bénéficiaires des cantines scolaires et leurs ménages et d’autre part les ménages des zones de convergence des Nations Unies (Karimama, Malanville), afin de contribuer au développement des strategies et des plans de risposte nécessaires dans le contexte de la COVID 19.

Activités de suivi et de gestion des bases de données sur les bénéficiaires

Plus précisément, il/elle sera chargé(e) de:

  • contribuer à renforcer le système de suivi des activités de cantines scolaires, de nutrition et d’urgence du PAM sur le terrain,
  • appuyer l’Unité Suivi-évaluation dans l’amélioration du système de collecte de données sur la consommation des vivres par les écoliers bénéficiaires de cantines scolaires,
  • contribuer à la collecte et à la gestion des données anthropométriques pour le suivi de l’état nutritionnelle des écoliers bénéficiaires de cantines scolaires,
  • collecter les données necessaires pour assurer le suivi du niveau de sécurité alimentaire des populations vulnérables des communes de Karimama et Malanville,
  • développer, gérer et analyser, en appui à l'unité M&E, la base de données des bénéfi-ciaires intégrant l'évolution de leur niveau de sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle ;
  • élaborer et faciliter des sessions de renforcement de capacités pour les partenaires d'exé-cution des interventions du PAM (Urgences ou cantines scolaires) sur la gestion des don-nées/informations (Information Management), par exemple les formats de suivi et se rap-portage des activités, l'utilisation de Excel pour l'entrée des donnees et les calculs) ;
  • contribuer à l'élaboration de formats de partage avec les partenaires des informations sur les interventions du PAM, comme les rapports (dashboards, cartes, avec l'unité M&E) à partir des données collectées ;
  • effectuer toute autre tâche requise par le Représentant Résident ou la Responsable de l’Unité Programme.

Activités de communication et de visibilité du PAM

  • aider à améliorer la circulation de l'information et la visibilité de l'aide d'urgence du PAM dans le contexte de la COVID 19, tout en mettant l'accent sur le renforcement de la rési-lience des communautés ciblées ;
  • contribuer à l’élaboration d’outlis de communication dans le cadre de la lutte coontre la COVID 19 en faveur des écoliers et des communautés bénéficiaires de cantines scolaires et des ménages de Karimama et malanville ;
  • identifier les articles du PAM présentant un intérêt pour le travail de l'Agence dans le pays et les présenter de manière proactive aux organes de presse nationaux, régionaux et mondiaux et / ou trouver des moyens de se connecter à ces articles ;
  • fournir aux plateformes de médias sociaux régionales et nationales du PAM des mises à jour pertinentes et travailler en étroite collaboration avec l’Unité Communication du Bureau Pays, et au besoin du Bureau Régional, pour intégrer la réponse humanitaire dans les médias sociaux du PAM ;
  • rédiger des communiqués de presse, des fiches d’information et d’autres documents d’in-formation sur les interventions du PAM, y compris les urgences, et des réponses à la couverture du PAM dans les médias, pour améliorer la visibilité du PAM ;
  • aider aux activités de plaidoyer du PAM, notamment en apportant un soutien à l’organisa-tion des événements publics, ateliers et visites de terrain des partenaires, y compris les autres Agences des Nations Unies ;
  • cultiver et entretenir des relations de travail efficaces avec les médias locaux et régionaux et mondiaux et d'autres partenaires pertinents et identifier les opportunités de partenariats de plaidoyer et de communication ;
  • travailler en étroite collaboration avec l’Unité Communication du PAM en vue d’une meil-leure visibilité des activités du Programme en lien avec l’alimentation scolaire, la Nutrition, les urgences et toutes les autres activités ;
  • effectuer toute autre tâche requise par le Représentant Résident ou la Responsable de l’Unité Programme.
Master degree or equivalent

Diplôme d’études supérieures (BAC + 4/5) dans le domaine de la statistique, du Suivi-évaluation, des Sciences sociales, ou tout autre domaine jugé utile et pertinent (communication, des relations publiques, du journalisme).

36 Months

Nombre d’année d’expérience

  • Au moins 3 ans d'expérience professionnelle dans le domaine de la statistique, du Suivi-évaluation, des Sciences sociales, ou tout autre domaine jugé utile et pertinent.
  • Une expérience dans les relations publiques, le journalisme, la communication, le Déve-loppement communautaire, le Renforcement de capacités, la Nutrition ou la Sécurité ali-mentaire serait un atout ;
  • Une expérience de travail dans les programmes soutenus par le PAM et une connaissance du Système des Nations Unies seraient un atout.

Langue(s) : Parfaite maîtrise du Français et bonne connaissance de l’Anglais

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Software and applications development and analysis, Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, Database design, administration and maintenance

  • Capacité informatique :
  • Maitrise du Pack Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook)
  • Bonne capacité d’utilisation des logiciels de gestion de base de données
  • Maîtrise des technologies de l’information et de la communication notamment les outils multimédias et l’Internet
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Bénin et les résidents légaux du Bénin 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 : 26-11-2020

Information Management Officer (IMO) 26 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Senegal
UNDP
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
26 November 2020

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

The UN Volunteer will work under the supervision of the UNDP Resident Representative and Deputy Resident Representative, in the key functions listed below. He will also work closely with the UNV Regional Communication team.

Develop and maintain Country Office Information Management System related to UNDP’s Covid-19 response:

  • Coordinate with information management network groups in UNCT as well as UNDP project teams with aim to facilitate information exchange and the promotion of data and information standards related to Covid-19 response;
  • Engage with counterparts in government to ensure that information activities are coordinated and consistent with national standards and practices;
  • Support in development of information management tools and platforms that supports to showcasing of UN/UNDP work on Covid – 19 response and recovery;
  • Produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline; develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations and other visual materials;
  • Manage content on relevant web platforms, provide overall quality control for the platform and ensure content is current, visible, comprehensive and follows relevant metadata standards;
  • Advocate for the use of data standards and common platforms, and for the open exchange of information;

Support in monitoring UNDP’s Health systems support as part of COVID response (and UNCT wherever possible):

  • Design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools for capturing Health system support especially health supplies at sub-national levels for COVID response;
  • Consolidate and document operational information (stock, distribution, storage, inventory etc) on a regular schedule to support analysis and ensure the quality of high-value data for accuracy, consistency and comparability;
  • Develop and maintain spatial operational datasets in accordance with relevant standards and guidance;
  • Produce and update high-quality map products related to heath supplies/ products in states and region level services;
  • Maintain a repository of spatial data and ensure that the data are documented and accessible to all partners through local and/or online services;

Support in information management related to Socio economic impact assessments and emergency preparedness and response:

  • Support the team to carry out a rapid survey to comprehensively assess the impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs and needs analysis activities, including secondary data reviews, preliminary scenario definitions and multi-cluster initial rapid assessments;
  • Support CO and assessment teams in cross-sectional Sectoral and community specific socio impact assessment in specific vulnerable geographical areas and specific sectors like agriculture, livelihoods etc.
  • Participate in the development and revision of data standards and advise on the application of these standards into local systems and processes;
  • Provide advice on the various assessment designs to ensure data quality;
  • Manage platforms and tools that support data collection and analysis such as KoBo Toolbox and Open Data Kit (ODK);
  • Organize, design and carry out the evaluation and analysis of location specific datasets through meaningful statistical techniques;
  • Perform other related duties as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • an advanced university degree (i.e. Master's degree or equivalent) in Emergency Management, Geographic Information Systems, Information Management, Communication, Computer Science, Statistics, Graphic Design, Social Sciences or other relevant field is required; a first-level university degree (i.e. Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in one of the afore-mentioned academic disciplines in combination with qualifying relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree;
36 Months
  • Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in information management, information systems, disaster management, humanitarian action or in related field is required;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other communications related experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, 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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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sénégal and legal residents in Sénégal with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 26-11-2020

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 26 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
26 November 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 PMSU Team Leader or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer M&E Officer will perform the following tasks:

  1. Implementation of M&E systems, policies and strategies:
  • Promote effective application of results-based management tools in programme and project cycle management.
  • Support the development and approval of project documents and annual workplans for assigned projects, ensuring adoption of plausible theories of change and logical frameworks.
  • Lead in the design and implementation of project M&E frameworks and plans with defined indicators to facilitate monitoring and evaluation.
  • Based on the project M&E frameworks and plans, develop methodologies and tools to collect data on project indicators to assess; a) whether the projects are on track to achieve intended results; b) projects’ contribution towards country programme outcomes; c) lessons learned, best practices to inform the country programme.
  • Lead implementation of the programme evaluation plan - develop evaluation terms of reference in line with UNDP policies and guidelines, constitute evaluation reference group and serve as evaluation task manager, review and quality assure evaluation tasks deliverables, develop management responses and follow up on implementation of evaluation recommendations.
  • Provide technical inputs to progress reports (quarterly, annual and donor), results oriented annual reports (ROAR), integrated work plan updates, and other accountability reports on results achieved, ensuring adherence to and compliance with programme/project design documents and templates.
  • Support the conduct of conflict sensitivity and gender assessments to strengthen the projects’ conflict and gender sensitive programming.
  1. Support quality assurance
  • Regularly monitor the Business Intelligence Dashboard and STREAM, identify gaps if any and follow up with remedial action.
  • Provide quality assurance support on partner agreements, project reports and office publications.
  • Advise project staff and implementing partners on control systems and ensure general operational compliance with UNDP rules, regulations and policies.
  1. Facilitate knowledge-building and management.
  • Ensure that project lessons learned, and best practices are captured, documented and periodically shared to inform wider policies and programmes.
  • Initiate innovative ways of project data management in line with CPD and Project indicators and track the changes in order to support evidence-based planning, implementation, reporting and learning.
  • Maintain regular communication and coordination with relevant partners, including CSOs and UN agencies, to ensure M&E activities are conducted in a timely manner.
  • Capacity building of UNDP and partners’ staff in RBM
  • Participate in UNCT M&E working group, HACT taskforce meeting and other relevant events and networks related to the specific scope of work to build/share knowledge related to peacebuilding.
  • Carry out other related duties as required by the PMSU Team Leaders.
    Master degree or equivalent
    • Master's degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration or related field.

    36 Months
    • Minimum five years working experience, preferably in a multi-cultural environment. At least two years should have been spent performing design, monitoring, evaluation of development projects responsibilities;

    • Extensive experience in research and policy-level analysis;

    • Prior experience working in post conflict environments will be handy. Expert knowledge in results-based management and working with International Organizations is highly desirable.

    • 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;

    • motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

      Sound security awareness;

    • Have affinity with or interest in early recovery, governance, poverty eradication, development and as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

    • Driving license required: No

    b) Competencies and values:

    • demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNDP; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNDP procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented; demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNDP in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;

      Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;

    • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

    • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

    • proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups; adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

      Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNDP’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
    Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
    • Master's degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration or related field.

    • Minimum five years working experience, preferably in a multi-cultural environment. At least two years should have been spent performing design, monitoring, evaluation of development projects responsibilities;

    • Extensive experience in research and policy-level analysis;

    • Prior experience working in post conflict environments will be handy. Expert knowledge in results-based management and working with International Organizations is highly desirable.

    • 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;

    • motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

      Sound security awareness;

    • Have affinity with or interest in early recovery, governance, poverty eradication, development and as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

    No

    Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Judgement and Decision-making, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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    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.

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    Application deadline: 26 November 2020

    Program Analyst 29 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Comoros
    Open

    Program Analyst

    National Specialist
    UNDP
    Comoros
    Moroni (COM)
    French,English
    Immediate
    12 months with possibility of extension
    29 November 2020

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

    Within the delegated authority of the Deputy Resident Representative/Programme and Operations (DRR/P&O) or his/her designated mandated representatives and under the supervision of the Assistant Resident Representative/Programme (ARR/P), the UNV Programme Analyst Specialist will:

    • Provide support to project formulation and monitoring with a focus on management and ensure project management in Atlas in support of the Programme Clusters
    • Provide support to the ARR/P and Program Managers in all areas of Programme Management and Resource Mobilization in concordance with Programme Unit Dashboard requirements
    • Support and ensure the quality in the Programme execution, (ex: provision of support to monitoring project quality insurance, projects audit recommendations implementation, programme dashboard follow-up, pipeline follow-up, projects and programme monitoring and evaluation, donors reporting, UNSDF reporting
    • Promote a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations
    • Grant a qualitative support to national implementation, help build capacity of national implementing partners and fast-track processes to ensure timely delivery
    • Produce management information for project oversight and participate in monitoring activities as applicable
    • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
    Master degree or equivalent

    Master’s Degree or equivalent in, Economics, Environment and Climate Change.

    60 Months
    • At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Economics, Environment and Climate Change
    • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization
    • 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
    • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
    • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
    • Self-development, initiative-taking
    • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
    • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
    • Creating synergies through self-control
    • Managing conflict
    • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others
    • Informed and transparent decision making
    • Sound security awareness
    • Have affinity with or interest in Project Management, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
    • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
    Development programme/project administration
    No

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

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    Date limite pour postuler : 29-11-2020

    Coordination Officer 30 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Nepal
    Open

    Coordination Officer

    National Specialist
    UNDP
    Nepal
    Kathmandu (NPL)
    English,Nepalese
    Immediate
    12 months
    30 November 2020

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

    Under the overall guidance of the Resident Representative and the Deputy Resident Representative, and within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Programme Management Analyst, UNDP Nepal CO, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Coordination Officer will:

    • Support UNDP Nepal CO coordination efforts related to COVID-19 socio-economic recovery efforts, including in its role as the Technical Lead Agency for implementation, monitoring and reporting of the activities under the UN Framework for Responding to the Socio-Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Nepal, its role as co-lead of the humanitarian Early Recovery Cluster, and in relation to green recovery and social protection initiatives and any other relevant coordination efforts. Support will include:
      • Drafting of inputs to joint work plans, proposals, reports, Terms of References, briefs, concept notes and other documents;
      • Support to coordination and compilation of joint monitoring and reporting efforts;
      • Support in planning and follow-up of working group meetings;
      • Provide technical support to the preparation of background documents, donor briefs, program briefs and strategic points for meetings and partnership strengthening;
      • Provides substantive inputs and support to the preparation and finalization of periodic reports on coordination, partnerships and resource mobilization efforts through coordination, information gathering and analysis.
      • As requested by the supervisor/management, participate and report back in/from inter-agency coordination meetings
      • Any other coordination related support, as required

    • Support UNDP Nepal CO’s internal planning, coordination, implementation and reporting of socio-economic recovery related programing, in close collaboration with the Policy Advisors, Portfolio Managers, Field office staff, Program Management Analyst, and other team members, including in the following areas:
      • Provide required support to UNDP Nepal CO colleagues in implementation and monitoring of UNDP’s COVID-19 green recovery initiative on municipal waste management;
      • Provide internal coordination support to UNDP Nepal CO’s COVID-19 socio-economic recovery related programing efforts to support regular internal updates and awareness raising among UNDP colleagues, including with Field Office colleagues, to promote internal coherence in implementation and communications;
      • Support internal monitoring and reporting of UNDP Nepal CO’s COVID-19 socio-economic recovery projects, in close coordination with relevant program colleagues;
      • Actively participate in discussions and contribute to design and formulation of new project proposals related to COVID-19 socio-economic recovery, with focus on green recovery efforts;

    • Performs any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

    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

    Required Experience: 5 years

    1. Education, qualifications, skills, experience, areas of expertise:
    • Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. social sciences, international development, economics, environmental science or other relevant fields;
    • At least five years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development coordination and/or programming; experience with green economy or other environmentally sustainable development initiatives is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
    • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
    • 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;
    60 Months

    Required Experience: 5 years

    1. Education, qualifications, skills, experience, areas of expertise:
    • Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. social sciences, international development, economics, environmental science or other relevant fields;
    • At least five years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development coordination and/or programming; experience with green economy or other environmentally sustainable development initiatives is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
    • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
    • 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;
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Nepalese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    Other emergency management experience

    Required Experience: 5 years

    1. Education, qualifications, skills, experience, areas of expertise:
    • Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. social sciences, international development, economics, environmental science or other relevant fields;
    • At least five years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development coordination and/or programming; experience with green economy or other environmentally sustainable development initiatives is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
    • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
    • 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;
    No

    Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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

    Application deadline: 30-11-2020.

    Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist 01 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Mozambique
    UNDP
    Mozambique
    Maputo (MOZ)
    English,Portuguese
    Immediate
    12 months
    01 December 2020

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

    Under the general orientation of the Deputy Resident Representative, the M&E Specialist will be responsible for the following duties:

    Summary of Key Functions:

    • Design of programme monitoring and evaluation procedures, policies and strategies;

    • Implementation of monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies;

    • Management of the monitoring and evaluation process;

    • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing on monitoring and evaluation

    Design of programme monitoring and evaluation procedures, tools, policies and strategies:

    • Participates in UNDAF and UNDP programme and projects design by providing quality assurance support and guidance based on compliance requirements, programme need and results-based management principles;
    • Design programme monitoring and evaluation tools in line with the UNDP Corporate Strategic Planning, different corporate platforms as well as with the UNDP Results-based principles, approaches and tools;
    • Provide tracking key indicators for Programming in line with the UNDP IRRF principles and tools, the current Country Programme Document, UNDAF and other UNDP and UN frameworks including gender-sensitive mainstreaming approaches;
    • Develop monitoring and evaluation and project and programme support tools and processes, and innovative approaches aligned with requirements;
    • Design tailored tools to track and monitor compliance requirements and indicators and support programme, operations and management staff to ensure due actions are taken accordingly.
    • Support the development of office’s standard operating procedures building on lessons learned, evaluations and audit;
    • Ensure the production of Country Office documents related to monitoring and evaluations;
    • Set a coordination and tracking mechanism for the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan;
    • Provide support for resources mobilization including through quality assurance support for projects proposals following requirements of UNDP, donors and partners.

    Ensures the implementation of monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies, focusing on achievement of results based on the following responsibilities:

    • Direct responsibility and accountability for planning, management and oversight of thematic, country programme/project monitoring and evaluation commissioned or conducted by the Country Office, the Regional Bureau and Headquarters;
    • As part of the Project and Programme Management Support Unit (PMSU), provide regular updates on the office’s tools including the One Pager, the Delivery Matrix, the Projections Matrix, the transparency dashboard, the Quality Assurance Dashboard among others; and provide guidance on the usage of these tools and advise on actions required;
    • Support joint UNCT monitoring and evaluation exercises;
    • Develop and maintain close dialogue with the UNDP Independent Evaluation Office and evaluation Units in other Country Offices with a view of harmonizing evaluation approaches and agendas;
    • Advice the Senior Management on the programme of work, including identification of topics, and projects/programme to be monitored and evaluated;
    • Ensure due implementation of partners capacity assessments and assurance activities under the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) framework;
    • Monitor and update the relevant corporate systems including the HACT SharePoint, the Evaluation Resources Centre, the CARDS, the Stream and others; Facilitate the exchange of information in order to build best practices and effective programme management;
    • Organize, coordinate and lead monitoring and evaluation missions for development projects, sectoral and thematic monitoring and evaluations;
    • Prepare and support independent and credible evaluations in compliance with UNDP standards;
    • Ensure that monitoring reports and evaluations are useful and that their recommendations and conclusions are implemented in a timely manner;
    • Organize and coordinate desk evaluations/studies on selected sectors/themes.

    Ensure effective management of monitoring and evaluation processes in the Country Office, focusing on achievement of results based on the following responsibilities:

    • Ensure compliance with monitoring and evaluation standards, support quality assurance/control and capacity development in the Country Office;
    • Prepare Terms of Reference (TOR), support the selection of consultants and evaluation teams, provide technical feedback on evaluations and budget oversight;
    • Provide guidance on UNDP monitoring and evaluation policies, procedures and practices to programme managers, UNDP Country Office staff concerned with monitoring and evaluation, consultants and/or members of the monitoring and evaluation team.
    • Provide technical advice at the design of programmes/projects including for the results framework with defined indicators and budget; Provide support in monitoring and results-based reporting of those indicators;
    • Within the PMSU, support programme, operations and management staff in planning, implementing and monitoring resources allocation, budget revision and delivery projections at project and programme levels; ensure that lessons learned and recommendations from evaluations and monitoring reports are duly considered and reflected in policy/project/programme design;
    • Coordinate and facilitate programme monitoring activities;
    • Follow up on implementation of monitoring and evaluation recommendations. Ensuring the optimal use of monitoring and evaluations reports by providing guidance in preparation of timely management response to all mandatory evaluations.

    Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the area of monitoring and evaluation, focusing on achievement of results based on the following responsibilities:

    • Provide and facilitate training / capacity building and knowledge management based on UNDP’s programme and operations policies and procedures (POPP) and other relevant guiding frameworks;
    • Identify and mainstream lessons learned from monitoring, evaluations and relevant research into Country Offices’ common practices and procedures;
    • Provide knowledge management support to the senior management and programme and operations staff;
    • Support monitoring and evaluation exercises with collaboration and coordination with other UN agencies, government agencies, NGOs, and other organizations;
    • Participate and support the work of the M&E Interagency Group within the UNCT;
    • Organize and conduct of results-oriented monitoring and evaluation trainings in the Country Office;
    • Participate in monitoring and evaluation practitioners’ dialogues remaining abreast of latest development and professional norms, standards, tools and methodologies particularly on M&E, Project Management and Results-Based Management;
    • Support results-based reporting and communication to internal staff and external audience including donors, partners and relevant stakeholders.

    The key results have an impact on the overall effectiveness and success of UNDP’s interventions and activities in achieving the country’s development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Effective implementation of monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies, as well as efficient management of the monitoring and evaluation process, enhance the organization’s capacity and credibility to provide leadership and high-quality technical advice on the formulation of innovative programme strategies and projects which address specific needs of the country in the UNDP Practice Areas.

    Master degree or equivalent

    Master’s Degree or equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Finance, International Relations, Political Science, Economics or related social sciences.

    60 Months

    Required Exeperience:

    • At least 5 years of experience in monitoring, evaluation and/or project and programme management support.
    • Experience with Management Support providing regular updates on the office’s performance such as dashboards and quality assurance in general.
    • Experience in the usage of web-based management systems and M&E relevant software packages.

    Desired Experience:

    • Experience in monitoring and evaluation with a background in the analysis of socio-economic issues and related policy matters.
    • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
    • Monitoring experience using a variety of analytical tools and methods for analysis, forecasting, and othe
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
    Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management
    No

    Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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

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    apply.

    Application deadline: 01 December 2020

    Information Management Officer 03 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
    UNDP
    Afghanistan
    Kabul (AFG)
    English
    Immediate
    12 months with possibility of extension
    03 December 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 Head of Communications or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Information management officer Information management officer will:

    • Act as the main focal point between the core communications team and the COVID-19 components of the projects to collect data and support communications products.
    • Act as the partnerships and communications focal point for the intra-office COVID taskforce.
    • Collect data for press releases, success stories, articles and other web content and make these available in English, Dari and Pashto to facilitate their broader dissemination for the programme pillar;
    • Support the CO and UNDP projects in the design and branding of outreach-oriented print materials.
    • Increase visibility of UNDP's mandate and SDGs through public website and social media use.
    • Produces internal communication on COVID (preventing, social distancing etc.) and external materials what effect the COVID crisis has had on development.
    • Produce high quality photography, videography and other digital media products for CO and projects
    • Pitch UNDP successes to the media and manage dissemination of information to the public; including oversee the development of TV spots and radio announcements.
    • Support Country Office programme pillars in designing and developing publications and other information management products, when required.
    • Provide support on translation to Pashto and Dari when required.
    • Support event planning to promote UNDP messages among partners, beneficiaries and other.
    • Undertake field visits to collect data, document donor specific UNDP’s work and success and produce beneficiary films from the field for different projects and for donors.
    • Provide support on designing infographics, filming, photography or any digital media work.
    • Provide support on drafting of minutes of meetings, reports, speeches, talking points, press statements, newsletter and website articles.
    • Develop sustainable relationships with representatives of the press at the local, national, and international levels
    • Liaise with projects in UNDP country office to ensure cooperative approach to partnerships and communications, contributes to the “partnerships” database / platform.
    • Undertake data collection and management of UNDP COVID-19 response at the country level.
    • Represents UNDP in UN task team on COVID.
    • Any other tasks as required to support partnerships and communications unit.

    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

    University degree (Bachelors or equivalent) in Communications, Media, Journalism, Literature, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Political Science or related field

    24 Months
    • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in communications or related field is required.
    • Good understanding and familiarity of the current development and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly COVID-19.
    • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is an asset.
    • UN experience desirable.
    • Good writing and editorial skills
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
    Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
    • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in communications or related field is required.
    • Good understanding and familiarity of the current development and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly COVID-19.
    • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is an asset.
    • UN experience desirable.
    • Good writing and editorial skills
    No

    Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

    International Expert in Solar-PV Engineering 06 December 2020 Int. Expert UNDP Timor Leste
    UNDP
    Timor Leste
    Dili (TLS)
    English,Indonesian
    Immediate
    12 months with possibility of extension
    06 December 2020

    Minimum age: 35 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 National Project Manager and National Engineer in ACCESS Project Team, the UN Volunteer International Expert in Solar-PV Engineering will:

    • Providing technical input and oversight to the design of work plans, detailed procurement plans, tender documents and TORs that include feasibility study, design, construction, stakeholder involvement, quality control and risk management for solar-PV water pumps;

    • Work closely with the UNDP procurement to develop the appropriate contract packaging and tender documents for works to be contracted; this includes review of technical documents for tender, technical review of all offers received as well as final technical recommendation of contractor selection based on the requirements of the project;

    • Providing technical inputs and guidance to the consultant team/company in conducting detailed feasibility study and engineering, procurement and construction activities. Liaise with and direct the work of engineers and other technical staff employed on the project and develop appropriate solutions to overcome unforeseen construction difficulties. Negotiate modifications with contractors and other Engineers.

    • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards;

    • Providing recommendation to the Project Manager to certify payments for contractors for stages completed;

    • Guiding and supporting the implementation of the Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) of the project and observe a full compliance during the entire project duration. Providing guidance to the Project Manager with the implementation and monitoring of all construction risk mitigation measures and take necessary actions to mitigate the risks.

    • Providing guidance and technical support in creating a comprehensive overview of a good international practice of solar-PV power plants.

    • Assist the Project Manager in preparation of project reports for submission to KOICA and Project Steering Committee.
    Master degree or equivalent

    Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Engineering and other related disciplines.

    180 Months
    • At least 15 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in solar-PV power plants project development or construction;
    • Experience in dealing with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies;
    • Experience in monitoring power plant construction projects;
    • Familiarity working with quantitative and qualitative data;
    • Demonstrated experience presenting work to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, including the ability to liaise effectively at project management levels;
    • Ability to communicate and function effectively in an international, multicultural environment;
    • Ability to work effectively in a team.
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Indonesian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
    Other engineering and construction related experience, Electrical engineering, Energy sector

    * Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)

    * Solar-PV power plants project development or construction

    * Monitoring power plant construction projects

    * Familiarity working with quantitative and qualitative data

    No

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

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    Application deadline: 6-12-2020

    Project Implementation and Coordination Clerk 06 December 2020 Nat. Youth UNDP Turkey
    UNDP
    Turkey
    Ankara (TUR)
    English,Turkish
    Immediate
    12 months
    06 December 2020

    Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

    Under the supervision of the UNDP Project Manager the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

    • Assist the UNDP project team in administration and implementation of the daily project activities,
    • Assist the UNDP project team during procurement processes in line with UNDP rules and regulations,
    • Support the project team in development and preparation of ToRs in line with UNDP procurement rules and regulations,
    • Assist the UNDP project team in budgeting and data collection
    • Provide administrative and logistical support for the organization of events, workshops, meetings, trainings and conferences
    • Support the project team in logistical arrangements such as purchasing tickets and organization of transportation in consultation with the UNDP project team,
    • Coordinate communication, correspondence and documentation with project partners and stakeholders in consultation with the UNDP project team,
    • Assist consultants and project team members during field missions,
    • Provide support to the UNDP project team during recruitments and preparation of related documentation,
    • Draft meeting reports in Turkish and English,
    • Translate documents from English to Turkish and vice versa whenever needed,
    • Assist the UNDP project team in compiling documentation of project activities and keep records of day to day correspondences,
    • Assist in communicating project news, events and results through the project website,
    • Provide administrative support to the Centre for International Relations and European Union (EU)
    • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
    Bachelor degree or equivalent
    • Bachelor degree in a relevant field
    • Knowledge in law, human rights, gender equality, social protection or socio-economic development,
    • Research and drafting skills
    • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
    • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
    • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
    • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
    • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
    • 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)
    • Fluency in spoken and written English and Turkish is required; Working knowledge of other language(s) is an advantage.
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Turkish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
    Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience
    No

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

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

    Application deadline: 06-12-2020