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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Field Monitoring Assistant 21 October 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Lebanon
WFP
Lebanon
Tripoli (LBN) (LBN)
English,Arabic,French
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
21 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Livelihoods Progamme Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Livelihoods Field Monitoring Assistant will:

  • Support the Livelihoods (LH) team in the North Lebanon field offices in the implementation and coordination with cooperating partners in the field to ensure proper implementation of livelihood activities adhering to WFP processes and standards of work;
  • Participant outreach and information sessions: Provide feedback on Cooperating Partner (CP) information session presentation draft and assist CPs in conducting information sessions; ensure outreach processes are conducted according to guidelines; conduct sample check through phone calls on the Vulnerability Assessment for Lebanese to check discrepancies and flag any recurring issues with LH Programme Associate;
  • Field visits: Conduct at least one field visit per project site per month to follow-up on timely implementation as well as project quality; Update weekly the project visits schedule and the monthly work plan in close dialogue with the LH Programme Associate and team;
  • Draft CP visit reports for the LH Programme Associate that document challenges, progress and improvements in implementation;
  • LH E-card distribution: Facilitate monthly e-card and pin distribution in coordination with CPs; follow up on no-show cases with the Database Manager;
  • Payments for participants: Track and follow-up on CPs timely submission of service lists, scanned attendance sheets, electronic attendance sheets and payment lists; conduct spot checks on submitted attendance sheets compared to payment lists and conduct sample check phone calls follow up directly with LH Programme Associate if irregularities are detected;
  • Conduct gender-sensitive focus group discussions and other community-level assessments as part of needs analyses and mapping and when requested as inputs for assessments and studies by Quobayat Field Office (QFO) or Country Office (CO);
  • When needed, review reporting package (report, output matrix, workplan) submitted by CPs and share feedback with the livelihoods Programme Associate;
  • Drafting minutes of meetings and share with LH Programme Associate;
  • Collect needed data from Agriculture partners and liaise with the LH Programme Associate for the preparation of regional maps;
  • Perform other related duties as required and deemed necessary by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University degree (Bachelor’s) in food security, agriculture, international development, economics or relevant social science major;
24 Months
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in humanitarian response in the food security sector and Livelihood programming;
  • Strong facilitation skills with experience in coordination and chairing meetings;
  • Solid ability to work with diverse stakeholders and develop consensus;
  • Strong networking skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of North Lebanon region and Tripoli/Akkar local government system, and understanding of the region’s food supply chain;
  • Arabic fluency and working knowledge of English, verbal and written.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
No

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.
b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail
c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments
f. Click “Submit my profile”
g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Field Monitoring Assistant (LBNR000354) click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.Field Monitoring Assistant (LBNR000354)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

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

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

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

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

24 Months

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

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

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

No

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

Associate Administrative Officer 28 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
UNHCR
Mauritania
Bassikounou (MRT)
French,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
28 October 2020

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

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Sub Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
  • Ensure that rules and regulations governing the utilization of UNHCR accommodation and office facilities are adhered to; also ensuring recoveries by different users and provide

regular reports

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

Master degree or equivalent

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

24 Months

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

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

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

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 28-10-2020

UNV Interpreter English/Somali and Amharic/Oromo/Tigrinya/Arabic 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Libya
UNHCR
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Somali,Arabic,Amharic,Oromo,Tigrinya
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
29 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of The Durable Solutions Officer or The RSD Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [interpreter] will:

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

Major Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 29-10-2020

UNV Interpreter English/Tigrinya 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Libya
UNHCR
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Tigrinya,Arabic,Amharic,Oromo,Somali
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
29 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of The Durable Solutions Officer or The RSD Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [interpreter] will:

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

Major Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 29-10-2020