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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Officer 01 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Philippines
UNICEF
Philippines
Manila (PHL)
English,Filipino
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 November 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 Chief of Social Policy Section or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV DRR Officer will:

  1. Provide technical assistance and support the implementation of the Project Cooperation Agreements with Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP) and University of the Philippines Visayas Foundation, Inc. (UPVFI), including:
    • Ensuring that a unified/common approach to implementing child-centered DRR initiatives is observed in all project areas
    • Ensuring that regular reports (FACE/Funding Authorization and Certificate of Expenditure, CAS/Cash Assistance Summary, Quarterly Progress Reports, Activity Implementation Reports) are regularly submitted by partners
    • Conducting project monitoring meetings to monitor project activities, identify challenges and bottlenecks in project implementation and take key actions to ensure fun expenditure and timely delivery of results

  1. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the workplan with DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources), OCD (Office of the Civil Defense) and CCC (Climate Change Commission), with a particular focus on the following activities:
    1. Youth and Climate Change Behavior Change Campaign
    2. Establishment of the Gawad KALASAG Seal of Disaster Resilience (ongoing finalization)
    3. Documentation of CC-DRR strategies for replication and dissemination and updating of the CC-DRR Mainstreaming Toolkit
  2. Coordinate with government partners to communicate progress of initiatives, identify challenges and bottlenecks in project implementation and take key actions; and strengthen partnership on child-centered DRR-CCA
  3. Collect, collate, and organize relevant data and information from implementing partners and government partners for the preparation of relevant reports (internal and external)
  4. Provide over-all programme support to UNICEF Philippines and Social Policy programme priorities related to DRR and CCA, including follow-up actions on the Management Response Plan to the CC-DRR Evaluation.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:

  • Given COVID-19 considerations, unless otherwise permitted according to UN approved and compliance to Philippine National Government health protocols, all activities performed during this assignment will be done remotely / via teleworking.
  • UNV DRR Officer will report to the Chief of Social Policy, in close coordination with the DRR Programme Officer.
  • Travel and Funding: All travels shall go through approval of the Supervisor and according to the approved workplan. Funding for travel that would be carried out as part of the approved workplan during the duration of the stretch assignment shall be covered by Social Policy Section (under Output 4.1).
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • An advanced university degree with one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, Public Administration, Community Development, International Relations, or another relevant technical field.
24 Months
  • Professional work experience at the national and/or international level in programme/project development and management or other relevant programmes; experience with working with government (national and sub-national) and CSO partners is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • Experience working in the Philippine disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation will be highly valued.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Filipino(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Disaster risk reduction, Public information and reporting, Monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
No

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

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This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of the

* 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?

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

Application deadline: 25-10-2020

and legal residents of (program country or territory) with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 1-11-2020

International UNV – Learning & Development (UNICEF) 04 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF India
UNICEF
India
New Delhi (IND)
English
01 December 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
04 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 Chief Human Resource or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV - Learning & Development will:

  • Work in close collaboration with the Section Chiefs and the Human Resources Development Committee (HRDC), as well as other relevant stakeholders, prepare learning and development strategies/plans in line with UNICEF India Country Office’s key strategic priorities to meet current and evolving programmatic/operational needs;
  • Build partnerships with academic institutions, UN agencies, external experts, NGOs, CSOs and private sector organizations to design and implement state-of-the-art learning and development programmes, including innovative approaches to learning and development; and share best practices on evolving trends on learning and development;
  • Oversee the timely implementation, monitoring and reporting of global/regional learning/training activities included in ICO’s annual learning plan;
  • Work closely with Section Chiefs, Chiefs of Field Offices and Learning Focal Points to ensure an effective coordination of learning/development investments, thus preventing gaps, overlaps, duplication of efforts, and ensure that expenditures are in line with approved budget;
  • Oversee the evaluation of learning/training programmes to ensure compliance with desired quality standards; that they contribute to meeting desired outcomes, returns on investments, and that lessons learned/best practices are reflected in the development of new strategies and plans. Submit/present periodic learning and development programme reports to the HRDC;
  • Provide expert advice/guidance and support to managers/ supervisors and individual staff members in determining appropriate resources/programmes to fill specific competency/skill gaps. This may include 360-degree assessments, tailored support, coaching support etc. within the limit of available resources/budget;
  • In collaboration with Section Chiefs, and under the guidance of the Chief of HR, develop and implement capacity building initiatives supporting ICO’s internal succession plan. Compile and analyze data on high potential employees in support of ICO succession management plan;
  • Work with the HR team on the selection of external technical resources, including experts (individual and institutional) to design and/or deliver specific learning/training programmes;
  • Contribute to drafting (or draft as needed) internal guidance documents and/or standard operating procedures for the efficient, effective, consistent and fair administration of learning and development activities;
  • Facilitate and/or coordinate the delivery of training/workshops/staff retreats, as appropriate, making the best use of evolving tools and technologies; and train others to deliver training as and when needed;
  • Advise managers and staff members on the effective application of learning policies/guidelines, and the use of various learning pedagogies, methodologies and tools to achieve desired organizational/individual needs;
  • Provide career support/counselling to staff members and/or, when appropriate, guide to/advise on available corporate resources available at Regional or Global levels.
  • Compile, interpret and analyze data/reports to help inform decision making on learning and development strategies;
  • Develop data collection systems to optimize the quality of metrics, analytics and report.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

An Advanced University Degree in human resource management, business administration, organizational development, social sciences, international relations, psychology or another related field is required;

Additional professional certification/training in the field of learning and development or related field is desirable

60 Months

At least five (5) years of professional work experience in learning and development in a global/international organization is required;

Strong facilitation skills and track records in the design and implementation of learning and development strategies, including learning impact assessment is an asset;

Good understanding of how adults acquire and use knowledge, including individual and cultural differences in learning; and the ability to develop effective training/learning curricula for adult learners, especially for organizational development and behaviour change is an asset;

Experience in change management and in developing and sourcing learning programmes for Human Resources is an asset;

Knowledge of group and organizational psychology is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development
No

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

The last date to receive applications is 4th November 2020.

Communication and Community Engagement Officer 12 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Indonesia
UNICEF
Indonesia
Jakarta (IDN)
English,Indonesian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
12 November 2020

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

Under the general supervision of the Social Policy Specialist and Programme Manager for Adaptive Social Protection and the guidance of the Chief Social Policy, the UNV Communication and Community Engagement Officer will provide direct support in planning, implementation and monitoring of the communication and community engagement efforts of two UN partnerships: COVID-19 MPTF and Joint SDG Fund.

The UNV Communication and Community Engagement Officer will be responsible for contributing to institutional public communication and community engagement efforts through working together with the Communication Agency in communications, design, branding and media relations to support the implementation of the COVID-19 MPTF and Joint SDG Fund on social protection.

Communication and Community Engagement

  • Supporting Communication Agency in Communications, Design, Branding and Media Relations to support COVID-19 MPTF and Joint SDG Fund on Social Protection.
  • Supporting the design and implementation of community engagement activities to support programme implementation.
  • Supports the positioning of adaptive social protection as a key area of work in the country. This requires research, data collection, knowledge management and technical inputs to the knowledge products developed by the Social Policy Unit.
  • Collecting, strengthening evidence based, report, human interest story and other relevant document from COVID-19 MPTF and Joint-SDG Fund partnerships
  • Supporting report formulation, research, related documents, lessons learned, and generating knowledge materials for COVID-19 MPTF and Joint-SDG Fund Partnership.

Technical support for Program Implementation

  • Assisting the managing, coordination and monitoring of the COVID-19 MPTF & Joint SDG Fund. This includes working closely with other units within UNICEF Indonesia, such as Data and Child Protection.
  • Actively participates in strategic discussions and exchanges on adaptive social protection in emergency and humanitarian contexts, including COVID-19 response and recovery. This entails acquaintance with the recent developments on adaptive and shock-responsive social protection, both globally and nationally.
  • Supports and contributes to the effective and efficient planning, management, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the Joint SDG Fund.

Other programme areas

  • As necessary, provide support in implementation of social policy programme in support of country programme delivery, including in public finance for children, data and knowledge management, and urban and subnational planning for children.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public relations, political/social science, public administration/policy, development, public health, child development, or related field.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of work experience at the national or international level, in general communications work such as producing or developing multimedia products, managing social and other digital media work, campaign, content development, copywriting, etc;
  • Experience of working in the government, UN or other international development organizations is an asset. Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Indonesian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience, Community participation and development, Other communications related experience
  • Excellent oral and written skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in programme management and reporting;
  • Skills in photography/videography will beneficial;
  • Have affinity along with or interest in children and youth development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; capacity to function effectively in a multicultural team of international and national staff;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in a variety of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimal oversight; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, 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 an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Indonesia and legal residents of Indonesia with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 12-11-2020