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

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

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

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

Major Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Application deadline: 29-10-2020

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

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

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

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

Major Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Application deadline: 29-10-2020

Chef de sous-bureau 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Madagascar
Open

Chef de sous-bureau

International Specialist
WFP
Madagascar
Manakara (MDG)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 October 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Chef de Programme, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies
effectuera les tâches suivantes :
Management
1. Fournir un soutien à la gestion de projet pour des programmes et projets spécifiques et définis,
en assurant une approche coordonnée avec un programme plus large conforme aux normes
et procédures du PAM
2. Appuyer l’identification, le développement et la gestion de partenariats potentiels pour le travail
en collaboration menant à l’amélioration des programmes d’aide alimentaire.

3. Guider et superviser une équipe de personnel local chargée de la mise en oeuvre et du suivi
des programmes.
4. Veiller à l’utilisation efficace et transparente des fonds alloués au sous-bureau.
Opérations
5. Contribuer à l’élaboration d’une grande variété de projets, de plans et de processus, en assurant
l’alignement sur les politiques et les orientations plus larges des programmes.
6. Élaborer et coordonner des systèmes de collecte et de surveillance des données en veillant à
ce que des normes de qualité rigoureuses soient maintenues.
7. Étudier et analyser un éventail de questions stratégiques et opérationnelles pour éclairer l’élaboration
de politiques, de programmes et d’activités.
8. Contribuer à la préparation de rapports précis et opportuns sur les programmes et les activités
qui permettent la prise de décisions éclairées et la cohérence des informations présentées
aux parties prenantes.
9. Assurer la liaison avec ses homologues internes pour assurer une collaboration efficace, surveiller
les projets en cours et souligner les risques potentiels pour la réalisation des projets.
10. Soutenir le renforcement des capacités du personnel et des partenaires du PAM
11. Autres tâches si nécessaire
En plus de ce qui précède, les Volontaires des Nations Unies sont censés :

Renforcer leurs connaissances et compréhension du concept du volontariat en lisant la documentation
mise à disposition par le programme VNU, les publications externes et prendre
activement part aux activités du programme VNU, par exemple s’impliquer dans les activités
commémoratives de la Journée internationale des Volontaires (JIV), le 5 décembre.
- Se familiariser et développer toute forme de volontariat traditionnel et/ou local au niveau du
pays d’accueil.
- Refléter le type et la nature des actions volontaires qu’ils entreprennent, y compris leur participation
dans les réflexions substantielles.
- Contribuer à la rédaction des articles sur les expériences de terrain à soumettre pour la publication
du programme VNU/ site web, bulletin et notes de presse, etc.
- Contribuer au Programme d’accueil des Volontaires des Nations Unies nouvellement arrivés
dans le pays d’affectation ;
- Promouvoir ou conseiller les groupes locaux dans l’utilisation des volontaires en ligne ou
encourager les individus et les organisations à utiliser les services de volontaires en ligne
quand cela est techniquement possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Licence/Maitrise dans les domaines: Affaires internationales, économie, nutrition/santé, agriculture,
sciences de l’environnement, sciences sociales ou autre domaine pertinent

36 Months

- plus de 3 années d’expériences probantes
- Expérience préalable de la gestion de bureaux ou de programmes humanitaires ou de
développement
- Leadership avéré dans la mise en oeuvre des programmes et la coordination
- Connaissance technique des programmes de sécurité alimentaire et de nutrition
- Capacité de travailler sous pression dans un environnement inconnu

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience

Maîtrise des outils et logiciels en bureautique

Yes

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Managing Performance, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 29-10-2020

Associate Officer / Information Analyst 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Torit (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
01 November 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of FIOC Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following:

  • Manage, collect, coordinate, analyze, report and disseminate information to be used as a decision-making and planning tool for the Field Integrated Operation Center (FIOC);
  • Collect information from a wide range of sources, including UNMISS Civil and Political Affairs, Human Rights, Gender, Child Protection, Relief, Reintegration and Protection personnel, Military, Police, Security, Humanitarian Agencies, International Non-Governmental Organization (INGOs) and Local Government Authorities;
  • Produce forward looking reports within the context of the UNMISS Early Warning Strategy and Protection of Civilian Matrix that integrates and considers all the information gathered, resulting in clearly identification of priorities where the state should focus it’s efforts;
  • Build effective networks through mission components with state authorities, international partners, civil society and humanitarian community;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, socio-economic and security issues;
  • Monitor and gather information on events or incidents that may affect the implementation of the safety of the Mission and it’s mandate;
  • Support the Field Office Security Management Team, Security Management Meetings, Crisis management Team and respond to specific incident as required;
  • Share all information with Join Analysis Center (JMAC) as guided by Chief JMAC;
  • Undertake other related responsibilities as tasked by the Team Leader and Head of office.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Political science, International Relations, Human Rights Conflict Management, Security or any related field.

36 Months
  • Three (3) or more years experience in the field;
  • Previous experience in Joint Operation Centre or Joint Analysis Cell would be an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting
  • Professional reporting and writing skills.
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief; post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system.
Yes

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Vulnerable Analysis Mapping (VAM). 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Cameroon
WFP
Cameroon
Bamenda (CMR)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 November 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Head of VAM/M&E and with the administrative facilitation of the Heads of Field Office, the UNV will be responsible for the following, with a focus on the South West and North West (SW/NW) region:

  • Data collection, management, analysis, visualisation and reporting for monitoring purposes;
  • Coordination and provision of technical support for vulnerability and/or market assessment and mapping;
  • Capacity building and coordination on issues related to monitoring and assessments.

The UNV will perform the following tasks for the Country Office and Field Offices:

Monitoring and Evaluation

  1. Develop and follow up the monitoring and evaluation workplan, coordinate M&E activities, and implement monitoring activities on effectiveness of all food assistance interventions in the SW/NW (e.g. post-distribution monitoring, process monitoring, beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.), ensure the quality of Third-Partner Monitoring.
  2. Ensure the functioning of local committees/helpdesks for the Beneficiary and Complaints Feedback Mechanism (BCFM) in the SW/NW and follow-up on the timely management of hotline complaints.
  3. Contribute to the improvement of WFP’s monitoring and assessments systems and data collection, analysis and reporting as required to support the evaluation of WFP’s impact.
  4. Participate in any targeting related activity, including CP capacity strengthening/ development
  5. Maintain and control data quality in the Country Office Monitoring and Evaluation Tool (COMET).

Vulnability Analysis and Mapping

  1. Coordinate planning and implementation of food and nutrition vulnerability assessments (e.g. EFSA, mVAM and market price monitoring), design and implement quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis activities as needed by the WFP Country Office with contribution of the Field Office and cooperating partner, apply innovative tools and ensure timely results visualization and reporting.
  2. Manage and provide technical inputs for the generation of the VAM evidence base supporting food security and nutrition policies and programmes (e.g. rapid needs assessment, situation analyses, programme design, targeting, cost effectiveness and operational efficiency).
  1. Keep up to date with and report on the latest food security and nutrition developments, and the potential impact upon WFP activities to enable timely and appropriate programme evolution and intervention.

Capacity-Building and Coordination

  1. Participate to and report on relevant coordination forums and clusters, monitoring missions, assessments, working groups and/or other technical meetings in the NW/SW, contribute to technical discussions and ensure regular reporting to the Country Office.
  2. Ensure that the quality of data collection management and analytical outputs produced for M&E and VAM in the SW/NW are in line with WFP’s standards and practices and build the capacities of staff and partners to contribute to the production of high-quality monitoring, data management and analysis, and reporting.
  3. Any other duty as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree (or first level university degree with training/courses and additional relevant work experience) in one or more of the following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Food Security, Nutrition, Geography, Social Science or related field.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in collecting geospatial and socioeconomic food security data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to senior leaders and donors, database development, visualization, or other related areas.
  • Ability to conduct data collection using various methods and strong experience in conducting primary quantitative and qualitative data collection, survey implementation and qualitative and quantitative analysis, particularly in crisis contexts and/or food security and nutrition programmes.
  • Proficiency in Windows MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Database design, administration and maintenance, Food safety and nutrition
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Legal Officer 03 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Legal Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
03 November 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the senior legal adviser or a legal officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assists other members of the Legal Affairs Unit in reviewing legal documents, instruments, or other material, identifying important issues, similarities and inconsistencies, etc.
  • Assists in preparing drafts of background papers, studies, and reports.
  • Conducts legal research and assist in preparing legal opinions/advice on a wide range of international public and private law issues, including the United Nations Charter, General Assembly and Security Council Resolutions, UN/UNMISS internal Rules and Regulations, UNMISS Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), UNMISS mandate, particularly its protection of civilians aspect, privileges and immunities, peace and security, institutional questions, treaty law and practice, UN administrative law;
  • Assists in preparing agreements, Memorandums of Understanding and contracts with governments, international organisations, and other public or private entities including drafting and resolving claims and disputes.
  • Assists in providing legal advice on human resources and other administrative matters.
  • Assists in servicing and advising as well as serving as a member of, as appropriate, diplomatic conferences, commissions, committees, boards, task forces and other bodies, including preparing background materials, summaries of issues and views of delegations, etc.
  • Assists with presenting the UNMISS induction programme on UNMISS SOFA and distribution of information and sensitizing local authorities and the local population to SOFA.
  • Perform or undertake other duties as requested by other members of the Legal Affairs Unit.
Master degree or equivalent

An advanced university degree (i.e. master’s degree or equivalent) in law or a relevant related field is required. A first level university degree (i.e. bachelor’s degree) in law in addition to two extra years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.

24 Months

At least two years of progressive responsible professional legal experience in law, including legal analysis, research and writing, at a law firm, governmental legal office, legal office of an international organization or of an NGO.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Other legal experience

Computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PPT, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: xx-xx-2020

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Application deadline: 03-11-2020

Associate Operations Data Management Officer (PRIMES) 04 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Kenya
UNHCR
Kenya
Dadaab (KEN)
English
01 January 2020
12 months
04 November 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Anchor Registration Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Manage the use, maintenance and technical support of PRIMES core applications in the Country Operations, including monitoring the quality of data collection and ensuring consistency with standards and guidelines.
  • Perform database administrator functions in relation to local PRIMES field server machines, including RApp, BIMS and the Global Distribution Tool.
  • Respond and manage user access permissions for UNHCR staff, local government and NGO partners to PRIMES applications in accordance with the Data Protection Policy and regional or local country data protection protocols.
  • Monitor PRIMES user management and conduct regular clean-up of user accounts and PRIMES access permissions in accordance with relevant guidance and procedures.
  • Monitor device and user management within local PRIMES client and field server solutions, including monitoring frequency of data synchronization to prevent and mitigate data loss.
  • Provide support to the creation and management of standard reports, templates and forms, while ensuring consistency with global guidance and policies, and in consultation with relevant stakeholders, including business module owners.
  • Identify, diagnose and escalate for the resolution of technical user errors, bugs and queries related to PRIMES core applications, in consultation with PRIMES Support in Headquarters, external developers and support teams.
  • Provide technical user and administrator training and guidance, including provision of training materials and remote webinars and training session for technical staff related to data management, data query and report-building.
  • Analyse and respond to user requests and queries, including compilation and assessment of PRIMES applications enhancements and change requests.
  • Assist with data quality assessment, data clean-up and data mapping from legacy database systems to the PRIMES applications, as required.
  • Assist with field testing of new functionalities within PRIMES applications, as required.
  • Support the design and strengthening of operational reports and statistics generated from the PRIMES Data Port, including provision of training and user guidance.
  • Take part in discussions of business requirements for interoperability of local tools and applications within the PRIMES ecosystem, in consultation with business owners and the PRIMES Steering Committee in Headquarters.
  • Keep apprised of evolving technology and new business needs to support registration, identity and population data management in the country operations.

In addition, at a regional role:

  • Support local operations with necessary user access permission clean-up in PRIMES applications, in accordance with Data Protection procedures.
  • Support standardization of case processing procedures mapped to PRIMES applications across the region.
  • Support monitoring of the quality of operational data collected in PRIMES and provide guidance and support for data clean-up.
  • Design and generate regional reports from the PRIMES Data Port.
  • In consultation with PRIMES Support in Headquarters, provide capacity development and training on new functionalities of PRIMES, including deployment and support to new PRIMES applications.
  • Propose local processes and workflow triggers for operational or regional-specific business processes, in consultation with PRIMES Central and business owners.
  • Provide business analysis for operational needs.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education- Computer Science; Information Technology; Economics; Statistics; Social Science; or other relevant field

36 Months

3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree.

Previous experience in registration or individual case management, including use of UNHCR progress (asset) and/or BIMS software (required). Completion of UNHCR learning programmes (asset) or specific training relevant to functions (required) of the position.

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

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

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of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

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

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https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to

apply.

Application deadline:04 November 2020

Associate Programme Officer 04 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Colombia
Open

Associate Programme Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Colombia
Cali (COL)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months
04 November 2020

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

  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of Office the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
  • 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 analyse 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

Education - Additional Comments: University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Law, Economics Development, Social Science or related field.

36 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
  • Experience Remark: Minimum 3 years of work experience relevant to the function, in programme management, monitoring and evaluation Areas of Expertise:
  • 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
  • Additional Requirements for Area of Expertise: Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes is an asset;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programming tools (MSRP, Focus, etc.) is an asset.
  • Experience working in UNHCR Field Offices and in Colombia in particular is an asse
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Professionalism, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 04 November 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Associate Programme Officer 04 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Mexico
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Associate Programme Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Mexico
Mexico City (MEX)
Spanish,English
Immediate
8 months
04 November 2020

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

Description of tasks

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Snr. Programme Officer, the UN Volunteer Associate Programme Officer will:

  • Coordinate and monitoring the implementation of some Partners Agreements in Mexico City;
  • Provide support to ensure a consistent application of the framework for implementing with partners, including the effective implementation of the policy on selection and retention of partners, management of partnership agreements, risk-based project performance monitoring, and risk-based project audits, among others.
  • Provide support on programmatic aspects of developing multi-year protection and solutions strategies and annual plans with corresponding priorities taking into account corporate priorities.
  • Assist the planning process in compliance with planning parameters outlined in the Programme Manual and the planning instructions.
  • Support Results Based Management and programme capacity in light of evolving requirements, programming approaches and gaps.
  • Support the upcoming 2021 Detailed Planning and the introduction of the new RBM in the Operation, since MEX will be one of the pilot countries in the region;
  • Support the revision and analysis of plans, mid-year and year-end reports of UNHCR office(s) in the Area of Responsibility AoR), ensure quality assurance and compliance with established policies, guidelines, procedures and standards.
  • Contribute to ensure consistent and coherent monitoring approaches, tools and systems across the region, in line with global standards and polices.
  • Perform some duties at inter-agency level, by coordinating activities with other UN Agencies and International Organizations related to shelters and the response towards the Venezuela population in the country;
  • Coordinate with Supply and the other colleagues in the Unit the implementation of DI activities, especially those requiring a formal procurement process;
  • Support Field Offices where no Programme staff is still present, such as Tijuana, Monterrey, Guadalajara, and others.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Law, Economics, Development, Social Science or related field.
Bachelors degree may be accepted instead of a master's degree, if combined with an additional year of relevant professional experience.

24 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management

Essential qualifications/skills/job experience:

  • 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate (BA) degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate (MA) degree; or 1-year relevant experience with Doctorate (PhD) degree
  • Demonstrated experience in programme management including familiarization with the Operations Management Cycle (OMC) and sound knowledge of Results Based-Management.
  • Demonstrated experience in field operations, sound knowledge on the centrality of protection in programming, Joint Needs Assessments and the principles of targeting.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.

Desirable qualifications/skills/job experience:

  • 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 is an asset;
  • Good knowledge of UNHCR financial rules, procedures and processes is an asset;
  • Knowledge of UNHCR specific programming tools (MSRP, Focus, etc.) is an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordination within an inter-agency context and other actors, in a refugee or humanitarian context. Sound experience in program management training and capacity building activities.

Functional skills:

  • MG-Project Management
  • PG-Results-Based Management
  • PG-UNHCR's Programmes
  • PG-Experience with coordinating with Implementing Partners (Governmt/INGO/NGO/Corporate)
  • DM-Data Management

Language skills

  • Fluency in spoken and written Spanish is mandatory;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory
No

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