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Youth and Adolescent Development Officer 06 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF State of Palestine
UNICEF
State of Palestine
East Jerusalem (PSE)
English,Arabic
04 January 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
06 December 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Adolescent Development Active Participation (ADAP) specialist (NO-3) the UNV provides professional, technical, operational and administrative assistance on rolling out and facilitating all work related to Generation Unlimited from development planning to delivery of results. This includes preparing, executing, managing and implementing a variety of technical and administrative program tasks to facilitate the Generation unlimited development and implementation as well as follow-up with UNICEF team and partners, programme progress, monitoring, evaluation, reporting and draft possible proposals for fundraising.

He/she will be responsible for the following key functions/accountabilities:

  1. Develop and operationalize a mechanism for adolescents and young people participation in decision making:

Support in developing and working with the adolescents counselling teams in SoP:

To promote adolescent’s participation and encourage the government and UN agencies to work with young people the UNV will support the coordination between young people and different UN agencies and government bodies to give young people and an active role to participate in decision making and programs related to them. The UNV will work closely with young people and partners to equip young people with the needed skills and knowledge to work actively with the policy makers and service providers.

  • Support Adolescents active participation, including in decision making. Coordinate with the UNVs supporting GenU initiative to ensure their active role in decision making at all levels of implementation and documentation.
  • Develop mechanisms for adolescent participation in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies targeting them.
  • Document the information related to adolescents needs and services.
  • Work closely with young people to identify challenges and solutions which could help the UN agencies and government in the development of national policies and design of a national strategy to address these challenges.

2. Support in the documentation on the Generation Unlimited initiative (GenU).

  • Draft communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fundraising for the Adolescent and Youth component of the country’s programme. These include Human Interest Stories, reports or factsheets and other relevant documents on UNICEF ADAP work or GenU in SoP.
  • GenU documentation and reporting; Support in data gathering and information from partners to include in the reports requested by the RO and HQ. Work closely with Regional Office (RO) colleagues to provide them with latest developments on GenU
  • Support in the coordination with all stakeholders taking part in the GenU initiative. Provide expertise and advocate for the initiative, providing information and situation of GenU at global level and in SoP.

  1. Support the implementation of GIGA initiative State of Palestine.

  • Support in the coordination and information sharing between MoE and UNICEF.
  • Support in mapping the school connectivity in SoP, by providing the information requested from the MoE to UNICEF innovation team in HQ.
  1. Technical and operational support in the development of the National Youth Volunteering Service programme.

  • Work closely with the UNVs hosted at the PMO and UNFPA, and report to the ADAP specialist on the achievements and challenges faced on the implementation of the agreed on deliverables under the work plan will be developed between the UN agencies and the PMO to support the platform.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in Social and behavioral science, sociology, anthropology, psychology, education, communication, public relations or another relevant technical field

24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: social development programme planning, communication for development, public advocacy or another related area.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Excellent writing, organizational and planning skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

This is a National Specialist UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4724.83. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered.

Application procedure:

* 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 with Application Code.

* 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. Lastly, select the special call with Application Code.

Survey and Monitoring Specialist 07 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
07 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 Monitoring Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Survey and Monitoring Specialist will:

  • Coordinate with other departments especially with programs team to ensure all potential data collection needs are addressed;
  • Determine the appropriate data collection tool based on the purpose, advantages and disadvantages of mobile data collection techniques;
  • Monitor the progress and performance of activities implemented by UNICEF partners;
  • Support COVID-19 related studies and evaluations conducted by staff members and consultants;
  • Support the application of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis tools, techniques and approaches in the area of COVID-19;
  • Virtual data collection ex. Phone calls to beneficiaries;
  • Provide documentation and dissemination of key findings stemming from monitoring, assessment, and other learning activities;
  • Translation of data to the required language of the reports;
  • Conduct data audits and analysis to ensure high quality data, compile a report with relevant indicator data per grant, showing targets versus actuals and an action plan;
  • Analyze data to ensure MEL results and recommendations are understood and acted upon;
  • Provide technical support for UNICEF monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, primarily to field-based programs, especially related to project implementation and closeout;
  • Conduct trainings to enumerators on mobile data collection mechanism and software;
  • Support and design of specific data collection tools (such as surveys, questionnaires) through XLS, ARCgis and kobo;
  • Collect qualitative data from families and beneficiaries of UNICEF programs;
  • Visualize the data analyzed, present the research findings and include recommendations;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. University degree in social science, economics, public administration or related field.

24 Months
  • 2 years of experience in the area of results based management (RBM), monitoring and evaluation, statistics and/or research methodologies;
  • Relevant computer skills; specifically Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media. Familiarity with statistical software (i.e. SPSS, Stata) and data visualization would be a strong asset; Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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.

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

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

Application deadline: 07-12-2020

Communications Coordinator 09 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Sudan
WFP
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
09 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 [insert function] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications Coordinator will:

  • In consultation with the Communications Team Leader, assist in coordinating communications and public information campaigns and related issues and in various follow-up activities
  • Assist in carryout out communications and public information activities specifically in support of augmenting WFP’s life-saving food assistance due to increased food insecurity due to COVID-19;
  • Help to ensure that information, education and communication materials on COVID-19 prevention measures during the distribution of humanitarian assistance are widely distributed and promoted across humanitarian operations;
  • Support in tasks related to the development, implementation and monitoring of joint UN communications initiatives, including COVID-19 response
  • Specifically support in tasks related to coordinating joint information campaigns to support the humanitarian response in light of increased humanitarian needs due to COVID-19
  • Support the preparation of key messages in light of how COVID-19 has exacerbated humanitarian needs, specifically food insecurity, and help draft messaging around how humanitarian operations will adjust, respond and ‘build back better’ from COVID-19
  • Participate in and take meeting notes of Core Donor Working Group Meetings and UN Communications Working Group Meetings to support the coordination of joint communications initiatives
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written documents, e.g. fact sheets, situation updates, key messages, overviews, press releases, and human interest stories
  • Coordinate the collection, production, and publication of communications materials and content from area and field offices
  • Maintain an archive of communications materials including a photo database
  • Support the country office in monitoring the media and feeding into public perception analyses
  • Assist in ensuring the continuous and timely flow of information related to WFP’s programs to external audience, including the media
  • Supports in the organization of UN press conferences, public events, communications campaigns, media dialogues, and journalist missions to facilitate information related to food security
  • Maintain awareness of humanitarian and political developments related to food security issues
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Masters degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations, Political Sciences, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Community Development or Administration.

24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communications or journalism related to political, development or humanitarian issues, is an advantage. Additional professional experience in an international organization is strongly preferred.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
  • Good technical knowledge of photography, design tools, and editing software to create external communications products.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in addressing the root causes of hunger and volunteerism as a mechanism for peace, sustainable development, and the UN System.
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

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

Application deadline: 09-12-2020

Supply and Logistics Assistant 10 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF State of Palestine
UNICEF
State of Palestine
Gaza (PSE)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
10 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 Supply and Logistics Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Supply and Logistics Assistant will:

  • Support the supply unit to draft tender documents (Requests for Quotations, Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals), and assists in the implementation of the tender process;
  • Maintain and update the supplier database;
  • Support the sourcing of relevant suppliers of goods and services, ensures completeness of suppliers’ profiles documentation and communicates with suppliers with regards to adherence to timelines during tendering process etc.;
  • Support evaluations of offers through e.g. preparation of tabulation sheets;
  • Ensure procurement files are up to date and appropriately filed/stored to facilitate easy and quick access as needed;
  • Participate in regular warehouse physical inventory counts;
  • Receive and distributes invoices to relevant programs, monitors invoicing process related to supply function and monitors invoice process with the goal of adherence by all parties;
  • Provide through monitoring and analysis of relevant VISION report support to the monthly clearing of Goods in Transit account;
  • Support the further development of the UNICEF Enterprise Content Management website through identification of most relevant functionality as well as information to be included linked to supply and procurement issues;
  • Assist with technical tasks in support of supply and logistics unit when required;
  • Provide administrative support to the supply and logistics unit when required;
  • Compile statistical information on supply chain related matters that will assist in decision making.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

BA in Business, Economics, Procurement and Supply Chain from a recognized institution

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, logistics, or supply, or other relevant programmes; experience with procurement is an asset, as is 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Logistics and supply management
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, logistics, or supply, or other relevant programmes; experience with procurement is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

This is a National Specialist UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4804.15 including wellbeing differential payment. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Gaza will be considered.

Application procedure:

* 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 with Application Code.

* 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. Lastly, select the special call with Application Code.

Logistics Assistant 10 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF State of Palestine
Open

Logistics Assistant

National Specialist
UNICEF
State of Palestine
East Jerusalem (PSE)
English,Arabic,Hebrew
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
10 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 Logistics Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Logistics Assistant will:

  • Assist with the preparation of logistics plans, budget requirements for support activities. Help to develop and implement methodologies and tools to enable effective execution of logistics plans.
  • Contribute towards the management of logistics operations, including management of warehouse in Ashdod. Ensures timely, accountable and cost-effective delivery support service to all programme projects;
  • Help to ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained;
  • Report daily through the Logistics Associate on the logistics status and/or immediate problems;
  • Establishes and maintains orderly filing and document retrieval systems;
  • Ensure that vendors invoices/ supporting documents are checked against the existing contracts/ purchase order for consistency with the terms and conditions and accuracy of charge code prior payment;
  • Liaise with Logistics Associate and Gaza Supply team concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation logistics;
  • Operate a recording system to track all movements of goods (programmatic and Procurement Services to keep the stakeholders informed of procurement and delivery status;
  • Monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels;
  • Receive, monitor, and track newly procured stock or inventory from airport/seaport to stores;
  • Ensures compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations on financial and administrative procedures;
  • Provide weekly reports on progress and performance of supplier monitoring and tracking;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

BA in Business, Economics, Procurement and Supply Chain from a recognized institution

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, logistics, or supply, or other relevant programmes; experience with procurement is an asset, as is 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Hebrew(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, logistics, or supply, or other relevant programmes; experience with procurement is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

This is a National Specialist UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4724.83. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered.

Application procedure:

* 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 with Application Code.

* 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. Lastly, select the special call with Application Code.

Supply Assistant 10 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF State of Palestine
Open

Supply Assistant

National Specialist
UNICEF
State of Palestine
East Jerusalem (PSE)
English,Arabic,Hebrew
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
10 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 Supply and Logistics Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Supply Assistant will:

  • Support the supply unit to draft tender documents (Requests for Quotations, Invitations to Bid, Requests for Proposals), and assists in the implementation of the tender process;
  • Maintain and update the supplier database;
  • Support the sourcing of relevant suppliers of goods and services, ensures completeness of suppliers’ profiles documentation and communicates with suppliers with regards to adherence to timelines during tendering process etc.;
  • Support evaluations of offers through e.g. preparation of tabulation sheets;
  • Ensure procurement files are up to date and appropriately filed/stored to facilitate easy and quick access as needed;
  • Receive and distributes invoices to relevant programs, monitors invoicing process related to supply function and monitors invoice process with the goal of adherence by all parties;
  • Provide through monitoring and analysis of relevant VISION report support to the monthly clearing of Goods in Transit account;
  • Support the further development of the UNICEF Enterprise Content Management website through identification of most relevant functionality as well as information to be included linked to supply and procurement issues;
  • Assist with technical tasks in support of supply and logistics unit when required;
  • Provide administrative support to the supply and logistics unit when required;
  • Compile statistical information on supply chain related matters that will assist in decision making.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

BA in Business, Economics, Procurement and Supply Chain from a recognized institution

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, logistics, or supply, or other relevant programmes; experience with procurement is an asset, as is 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Hebrew(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administration, logistics, or supply, or other relevant programmes; experience with procurement is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

This is a National Specialist UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4724.83. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered.

Application procedure:

* 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 with Application Code.

* 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. Lastly, select the special call with Application Code.

Education Officer 14 December 2020 Nat. Youth UNICEF Uganda
UNICEF
Uganda
Kampala (UGA)
English
02 January 2021
12 months
14 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 direct supervision of the Education Specialist (Quality Education) and with close collaboration of the Quality Education team members of the Kampala and Western Zonal offices, the UN Youth Volunteers will assist in the planning, implementing, monitoring and documentation of the results, lessons learnt and good practices of KUPAA programme in the implementing districts of Iganga, Kamuli, Bugweri in the Eastern region, and, Mubende, Kibaale, Kyegegwa and Kasanda located in the South West region. The UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Monitoring and Research:

  • Collaborate with the concerned district education offices to train, monitor and support the training of trainees on the use of Kupaa app to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Kupaa usage at the school level in all the four districts.
  • Collect evidence of successful interventions to assist in the advocacy of Kupaa adoption with the government and other private sectors
  • Support the use of innovative technology for monitoring and research.
  • Assist in monitoring the functionality and usage of Kupaa at the school level in collaboration with District Education Officers to address implementation issues and to document good practices.
  • Provide technical hands on support to the users at the district and school level.

2. Communication and Networking

  • Support the School level users, to enhance their capacities to daily use the Kupaa app for record the teachers’ attendance and financial management Support schools on developing strategies on getting the parents on using Kupaa’s channel of financial contribution to the schools.

3. Project Support and Coordination:

  • Contribute to the UNICEF Education and Adolescent programmes in the Mbarara region by identifying interventions that create opportunities for Kupaa expansion and usage.
  • Support advocacy activities designed to influence government and other stakeholders to adopt the usage of Kupaa in their programming.

4. Self- development

  • Under the direct coaching of the Supervisor and the support of the Chief of the Education and Adolescent Development Programme, identify areas for personal growth, prepare an action plan to address those area and act on them
  • ·Take appropriate online courses, participate in relevant workshops and training within UNICEF Uganda to enhance self- knowledge and competencies.
  • Spend at sometime in UNICEF Kampala Office to enhance technical expertise and for better understanding of UNICEF work.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Degree in Education or related field in Information Communication Technology

12 Months
Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience in ICT or Educational digital learning.

Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;

Experience or expertise in data analysis and knowledge management will be an asset.

Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other information and telecommunications technology experience, Other educational, teaching or training experience
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 14-12-2020

Child Protection Specialist 16 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Sudan
Open

Child Protection Specialist

International Specialist
UNICEF
Sudan
Nyala (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
24 months with possibility of extension
16 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 supervision of the UNICEF Child Protection Officer in Nyala, the IUNV Specialist will provide support in a range of programme and coordination issues at State level to include but will not be limited to the following:

1. Support to program/project development and planning

· Support the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for the protection programs/projects and/or sector to ensure that current comprehensive and evidence based data on child protection issues are available to guide UNICEF’s strategic policy advocacy, intervention and development efforts on child protection programs and to set priorities, strategies, design and implementation plans. Keep abreast of development trends to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery.

· Establish specific goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans for the sector/s using results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Prepare required documentations for program review and approval.

· Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes and to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programs/projects with other UNICEF sectors and achievement of results as planned and allocated.

2. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results

· Plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurement to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the assigned sector on child protection programs.

· Strengthen and/or establish a monitoring and reporting mechanisms of child rights violations, especially those perpetrated by parties to conflict. ensure accuracy of the collected information and participate as appropriate in MRM (Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism) verification missions;

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

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

3. Technical and operational support to program implementation

· Provide technical guidance and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and country office partners/donors on interpretation, application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices and approaches on child protection and related issues to support program management, implementation and delivery of results.

· Support the Government through trainings, capacity building, technical assistance to develop necessary policy and procedures to end grave violations against children and to support the Action Plan implementation.

4. Networking and partnership building

· Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with relevant government counterparts, UN partners, including UNITAMS and UNHCR, national stakeholders and global partners/allies/donors/academia through active networking, advocacy and effective communication to build capacity, exchange knowledge/expertise and to reinforce cooperation to achieve sustainable and broad results on child protection programs.

· Help strengthen child protection networks on the ground, providing capacity building and support to such networks to ensure systems for gathering and verifying information on gross child rights violations are implemented and strengthened; participate in MRM working group at field level.

· Participate in other appropriate humanitarian coordination fora in collaboration with the National Child Protection Officer at State level and ensure CPiE issues are raised in other protection or non-protection coordination mechanisms.

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

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

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

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

· Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;

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

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

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

Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in Law, human rights, international relations, anthropology, political or social sciences.

Bachelor’s degree can be considered in lieu of a master’s degree with an additional two years of experience.

24 Months

2 years working experience, including at least 1 years working on issues related to the protection of Children affected by Armed Conflict. Excellent experience of advocating and negotiation for the protection of children with Government and other key actors. Knowledge of Security Council Mechanism on Children and Armed Conflict is an added advantage.

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

· Ability to apply gender equity principles in mainstreamed manner.

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

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

· Strong analytical, quantitative and qualitative research skills;

· Experience and ability to organize and implement training sessions;

· Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills;

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

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Application deadline: 16 December 2020