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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Associate Registration Officer 20 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Peru
UNHCR
Peru
Lima (PER)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months
20 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 Registration Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Associate Registration Officer will:

  • Assist in the development of appropriate registration strategies and methodologies for populations of concern in compliance with the protection strategy of the operation and ensuring that registration standards are met.
  • Assist in the design, implementation and revision, as required, of operation-specific SOPs for all aspects of registration in accordance with applicable standards and policies, including provisions for the protection of individual data and prevention and identification of fraud.
  • Conduct regular data quality and audit checks to monitor the accuracy of data collected.
  • Design and implement appropriate procedures to ensure quality registration data through continuous registration and verification exercises, including in the securing and distribution of identity and entitlement documents.
  • Develop and maintain information campaigns and processes to ensure that persons of concern, Government authorities and partners have accurate information on registration procedures, including UNHCR standards, policy and practice.
  • In cooperation with Protection staff, contribute to the design, implementation and monitoring of procedures for the identification and referral of persons of concern with specific needs who may require follow up protection interventions.
  • In cooperation with Operational Data Management and Information Management staff in Peru, Bureau and/or Headquarters, ensure the standardized and timely dissemination of reports and statistics on persons of concern.
  • Assess needs for trainings, as well as design and implement capacity building activities aimed at strengthening the knowledge and/or use of PRIMES tools, registration standards and protection concerns regarding data protection and security.
  • Support the roll-out of the protection modules (LPP, RST, SGBV and CP), providing technical advice to UNHCR staff and partners on the design of appropriate SOPs and implementation.
  • Support the implementation and use of PRIMES by other partners or in other locations as required by the Peru operation;
  • Support the Peru operation and the Regional team with a variety of data analysis and visualizations;
  • Supervise the Registration Assistant (G4) in her/his daily activities, particularly in terms of operational data management, reporting and support to partners.
  • Perform other related duties as required

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

Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Information Technology or Social Sciences, International Relations, Law or other related field plus minimum 3 years of relevant professional job experience.

Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) plus 2 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 1 year of previous relevant work experience may also be accepted.

24 Months
  1. Qualifications, skills, experience:
  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Information Technology or Social Sciences, International Relations, Law or other related field plus minimum 3 years of relevant professional job experience. Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) plus 2 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 1 year of previous relevant work experience may also be accepted.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in data management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated planning, coordination and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both Spanish and English

  1. Desirable qualifications & Competences:

  • Prior experience in registration or individual case management, including use of UNHCR PRIMES tools, in refugee and mixed migration situations.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of and concepts of international protection and UNHCR.
  • Training in registration, operational data management or information management desirable.
  • Familiarity with planning, programming and implementation of registration operations at the field level is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation and reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Database design, administration and maintenance, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other development programme/project experience
  1. Qualifications, skills, experience:
  • Undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS) in Information Technology or Social Sciences, International Relations, Law or other related field plus minimum 3 years of relevant professional job experience. Graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) plus 2 years or Doctorate degree (equivalent of a PhD) plus 1 year of previous relevant work experience may also be accepted.
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly in data management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including stakeholder management
  • Demonstrated planning, coordination and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in both Spanish and English

  1. Desirable qualifications & Competences:

  • Prior experience in registration or individual case management, including use of UNHCR PRIMES tools, in refugee and mixed migration situations.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of and concepts of international protection and UNHCR.
  • Training in registration, operational data management or information management desirable.
  • Familiarity with planning, programming and implementation of registration operations at the field level is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation and reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
No

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Application deadline: 20 October 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Assistant Refugee Status Determination (RSD) Officer 21 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Panama
UNHCR
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
English,Spanish
Immediate
12 months
21 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 RSD Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Strategic Direction and Coordination:

  • Stay abreast of legal, political, security and other developments which impact on the protection environment, and in particular, on protection delivery through RSD.
  • Assist in the development of the RSD strategy of the operation and in the annual planning exercise.

Response and Advice:

  • Conduct RSD interviews and draft RSD Assessments in accordance with applicable standards and guidelines.
  • Review RSD decisions and provide appropriate feedback and guidance to RSD staff.[1]
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all work on individual cases.
  • Provide counselling to asylum seekers and refugees.
  • Systematically apply an age, gender and diversity (AGD) perspective in the performance of assigned functions.
  • Assist in monitoring RSD trends and in compiling and analysing RSD statistics related to RSD case processing to identify and respond to developments or issues impacting on the efficiency or quality of RSD decision-making, and to propose remedial measures.

Advocacy, Information Management and Research:

  • Conduct research on country of origin information (COI) and legal issues related to RSD and assist in maintaining a local repository of relevant information, guidelines and standards accessible to RSD staff in the operation.
  • Ensure that persons of concern, Government authorities and legal partners have accurate information on the RSD procedures, including UNHCR standards, policy and practice.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining processes to ensure that persons of concern, Government authorities and partners have accurate information on the RSD procedures, including UNHCR standards, policies and practice.
  • Assist in initiatives to advocate with and support Government authorities and legal partners to establish and strengthen fair and efficient RSD procedures and RSD decision-making.
  • Assist in evaluating and projecting RSD staffing needs using the RSD Staffing Benchmark.

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.

[1] Note: RSD UN Volunteers are not authorized to endorse and co-sign RSD decisions.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Law, political science, international relations or another related field

24 Months

Years of work experience: Minimum 2 years of relevant professional job experience, preferably in the area of refugee protection, human rights or international humanitarian law.

  • Knowledge of International Refugee Law and Human Rights Law and ability to apply the relevant legal principles.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.
  • The ability to work effectively under stress and in crisis situations.
  • Working experience with procedures and principles related to RSD is highly desirable.
  • Experience as a decision-maker in UNHCR or Government RSD procedures.
  • Experience in counselling asylum seekers or refugees.
  • Experience in working with vulnerable or traumatized individuals.
  • Completion of UNHCR's RSD Learning Programme, COI Learning Programme, or Protection Learning Programme.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Human rights

Relevant professional job experience, preferably in the area of refugee protection, human rights or international humanitarian law.

No

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

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Application deadline: 21-Oct-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

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

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Associate Protection Officer 21 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Mauritania
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Mauritania
Bassikounou (MRT)
French,English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
21 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 Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months

· Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required;

· Field experience;

· Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Human rights

Competencies and values:

  • Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working

relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;

  • Communication: 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; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
No

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

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Application deadline: 21-10-2020

Associate Protection Officer 22 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Mozambique
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Mozambique
Maputo (MOZ)
English,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 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 Snr. Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan address­ ing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are ade­ quately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interloc­ utors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Proce­ dures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of per­ sons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the nec­ essary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address pro­ tection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, au­ thorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In op­ erations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the re­ sponse of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGO-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protec­ tion delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGO approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Politi­ cal Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterpart

  • Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • Experience in drafting documents and reports is an asset

  • Previous experience with the UN system is an asset
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

No

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Application deadline: 22 October 2020

Associate Programme Officer 22 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Somalia
Open

Associate Programme Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Somalia
Baidoa (SOM)
English
Immediate
12 months
22 October 2020

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

  • Through a consultative process within the country and field visits, stay involved in the development of the strategies, methodologies, contingency plans that respond to new and emerging operational challenges for the country;
  • Assist in ensuring that global strategic priorities (GSP) and regional priorities as well as information on projected resource availability guide the planning parameters;
  • Provide inputs for developing the country operations plan in compliance with global strategic priorities and regional priorities as well as with annual programming/planning instructions;
  • Assist in organizing a consultative process to ensure a consistent application of the organization’s criteria and policies for the selection of implementing and operational partners;
  • Assist in managing the development of a broad network of partners, good coordination practices and the development of partner capacities;
  • Assist in training UNHCR as well as implementing partners (IP) staff in UNHCR standard procedures related to the Results Based Programme (RBM) management;
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze UNHCR’s performance, trends and target interventions;
  • Undertake field visits to evaluate and improve the planning, programming, implementation and monitoring of assistance projects;
  • Assist in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, in reviewing final reports and on progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels;
  • Apply UNHCR’s corporate tools (e.g. Global Focus, Focus Client) to record data and assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level;
  • Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports;
  • Assist in monitoring compliance to the organization’s resource allocation framework, providing support and assisting in corrective action where required;
  • Assist in establishing and handling Implementing Partners Reports.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Law, Economics, Development, Social Science or related field.

36 Months

Minimum 3 years of work experience relevant to the function, in programme management, monitoring and evaluation.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Previous field experience is an advantage;
  • Familiar with UNHCR’s RBM approach and use of project/software is an asset;
  • Completion of the UNHCR Learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position;
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes is an asset;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programming tools (MSRP, Focus, etc.) is an asset.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management
No

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

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Associate Eligibility Officer 22 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Somalia
UNHCR
Somalia
Bosasso (SOM)
English
Immediate
12 months
22 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 Protection Officer and/or RSD Supervisor, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Conduct RSD interviews and draft RSD Assessments in accordance with applicable standards and guidelines.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to date records and data related to all work on individual cases.
  • Provide counselling to asylum seekers and refugees.
  • Assist in monitoring RSD trends and in compiling and analysing RSD statistics related to RSD case processing to identify and respond to developments or issues impacting on the efficiency or quality of RSD decision-making, and to propose remedial measures.
  • Conduct research on country of origin information (COI) and legal issues related to RSD and assist in maintaining a local repository of relevant information, guidelines and standards accessible to RSD staff in the operation.
  • Supervise the reception and provide support to the recepitionist in providing feedback to individual cases.
  • Supervise the protection email ID and letter box and ensure to provide timely responses to PoCs
  • Review RSD decisions and provide appropriate feedback and guidance to RSD staff.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining processes to ensure that persons of concern, Government authorities and partners have accurate information on the RSD procedures, including UNHCR standards, policies and practice.
  • Assist in initiatives to advocate with and support Government authorities and legal partners to establish and strengthen fair and efficient RSD procedures and RSD decision-making.
  • Design and carry out training for Government authorities and other partners on legal and procedural issues related to RSD and provide technical advice to strengthen national asylum procedures
  • Assist in evaluating and projecting RSD staffing needs using the RSD Staffing Benchmarks.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Law, political science, international relations or another related field.

Basics of ICDL (Microsfot word and windows operating system)

24 Months

Years of work experience:

Minimum 2 years of relevant professional job experience, preferably in the area of refugee protection, human rights or international humanitarian law. The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNHCR with professionalism, dedication and client orientation.

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

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

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Associate Protection Officer 22 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Guatemala
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Guatemala
Peten (GTM)
Spanish,English
01 January 2021
12 months
22 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 Head of Field Unit Peten , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

Professional experience in the area of refugee protection, internal displacement, human rights or international humanitarian law. Good knowledge of International Refugee and Human Rights Law and ability to apply the relevant legal principles;

IT skills including database management skills.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 22/10/2020

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Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 26 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Congo
UNHCR
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
26 October 2020

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

  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
No

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

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Application deadline: 26 October 2020

Knowledge Management/Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 26 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen South Sudan
UNWomen
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
26 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 Deputy Country Representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Lead knowledge management and information sharing initiatives:
  1. Develop and implement the Knowledge Management Strategy to share public information, good practices and lessons learned across relevant communities of practice (COP), stakeholders and academia in collaboration with other partners in the UN system;
  2. Conduct research for knowledge and information needed for effective advocacy of the UN Women Country Office (CO)’s programme and gender equality and women empowerment overall;
  3. Provide technical support to the programme team to produce knowledge products;
  4. Identify and form lessons learned from evaluations and studies to be integrated into broader CO’s knowledge management;
  5. Facilitate programme team’s application of best practices and advocate the CO’s successful experiences in results-based monitoring and evaluation as well as substantive areas of expertise through global knowledge networks;
  6. Manage a presence on UN Women’s SharePoint, internet pages and social media with a focus on internal and external knowledge sharing, partnerships and COP.
  1. Ensure compliance with corporate programme and project management requirements (including planning, monitoring, evaluation and research plan, results management system (RMS), donor agreement management system (DAMS) and LEADS):
  1. Coordinate and support Result Based Management (RBM) and M&E based programme and project formulation including annual work-planning and reporting exercises in line with UN Women corporate requirements, the CO’s SN and Annual Workplans;
  2. Maintain, coordinate and ensure compliance of the programme and project setup and in Atlas and other corporate systems (such as RMS, DAMS, LEADS, etc.) and provide accurate and timely input information into these systems as required.

  1. Effective monitoring and reporting of the country programme and related projects:
    1. Establish and manage internal systems for effective and efficient programme and project monitoring and reporting, both internal to UN Women and for Implementing Partners;
    2. Monitor on a regular basis country programme including annual and quarterly reports, ongoing monitoring of overall financial status of country programming;
    3. Undertake regular field visits to ensure compliance and timely execution of the planned monitoring and evaluation by various programme team and partners;
    4. Support the programme staff with effective use of tools and methodologies for planning, monitoring and reporting;
    5. Ensure that projects are set up in line with approved project documents, all Atlas attributes are created accordingly and maintained regularly;
    6. Provide technical advice and support at the design stage of programmes/projects to facilitate monitoring during programme implementation;
    7. Develop, update, manage and monitor monitoring frameworks for the key programme cycle documents such as the UN Cooperation Framework, and SN, and participate in the UN M&E Working Group;
    8. Ensure Quarterly monitoring in RMS are done timely and accurately;
    9. Support to value-for-money monitoring, including tracking of resources towards outcomes;
    10. Coordinate timely and appropriate reporting.

  1. Implementation and management of audit and evaluation policies, strategies and processes:
  1. Direct responsibility and accountability for planning, management and oversight of thematic, country programme/project evaluations and other types of evaluations conducted in the CO;
  2. Keep track of all planned activities in the monitoring, evaluation and research plan (MERP) ;
  3. Follow up on implementation of evaluation recommendations. Ensuring the optimal use of evaluations by providing guidance in preparation of timely management response to all mandatory evaluations and by developing a communication plan;
  4. Serve as the CO focal point to the Evaluation Unit in the Regional Office;
  5. Develop evaluation tools and processes, innovative approaches in evaluation that meet the requirements of UN Women and train staff and partners to use it;
  6. Promote evaluation standards, quality assurance/control and capacity development in the CO;
  7. Provide evaluation feedback into policy/project/programme design, including comments on various documents.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in social sciences, M&E, gender/women’s studies, international development, public policy, international relations.

60 Months

1. At least 5 years of work experience in gender related field and a previous experience in working in a post conflict situation preferable. Experience in South Sudan will be a value added;

2. Work experience in the field of communication, electronic knowledge network, monitoring and evaluation and project management;

3. Knowledge of methodologies and best practices for promoting gender equality, equity and women empowerment in general and in South Sudan in particularly;

Experience working within the UN is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  1. Work experience in the field of communication, electronic knowledge network, monitoring and evaluation and project management;
  2. At least 5 years of work experience in gender related field and a previous experience in working in a post conflict situation preferable. Experience in South Sudan will be a value added;
  3. Knowledge of methodologies and best practices for promoting gender equality, equity and women empowerment in general and in South Sudan in particularly;
  4. Experience working within the UN is an asset.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 26 October 2020