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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Motor Vehicle Electrician (Electronic Vehicle Management System / Carlog System) 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
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.

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Chief workshop Unit the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations light vehicles/equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub units in supervisory capacity;

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering / repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Motor Vehicle. •Basic knowledge related to workshop management, automotive spare parts management, inventory and warehousing. Driving License up to at least ‘C’ class as well as MHE operator.

72 Months

At least six (6) years of progressive experience in maintenance and repairs of light and heavy vehicle/equipment. At least, two years (2) supervisory responsibilities. Familiarity with United Nations electronics systems and procedures in the field is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate.

  • At least five years of post-training experience.

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory, and warehousing.

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must; Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential.

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

  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 1st November 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

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Transport Assistant 02 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Transport Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bunia (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
02 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 Chief Transport Officer (CTO) and Regional Transport Officer, the UN Volunteer “Transport Assistant “will undertake the following Fleet Vehicle Inventory duties:

  • Redistribute transport assets meet variations in demand, ensuring maximum economy and efficiency at all times, as directed by CTO and Regional Transport Officer. Keep evidence and monitors the of assets;

  • Maintain vehicle and transport equipment inventory records for both United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) and Contingent Owned Equipment (COE).

  • Assist in the Bi-annual physical inventory of non-expendable transport assets in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines;

  • Assist Fleet Manager in preparation of the Mission Vehicle Establishment Committee (VEC) meetings;

  • Assist Fleet manager on issues related to life management of the UN-owned vehicle fleet and implementation of the Vehicle Replacement Policy;

  • Ensures that vehicle write-off cases ;

  • Coordinate with logistic supply chain management on vehicle inventory issues;

  • Coordinate with MOVCON for urgent delivery of Transport shipments by air, land or internal waterways;

  • Assist in the provision of inputs for reports on transport fleet and composition;

  • Assist in ensuring the constant availability of vehicles for assignments in support of one-off and emergency tasks as directed by the CTO;

  • As directed by the Fleet Manager, issue official registration (license) plate numbers to vehicles and trailers brought into the area of operation, including all UN-owned , contingent-owned vehicles, vehicles leased/ rented by the Mission, vehicles provided by the host Government and provided by any other source for the exclusive use of the Mission;

  • Maintain license plate number database;

  • Assist in the Driving Test and Driving Permit Unit:

  • Keep evidence and advise the Fleet on COE vehicles matters;

  • Assist in performing other related duties as required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Transport and Logistics related diploma. Technical or Vocational Certificate in Logistic and Transport or other relevant fields is desirable. A valid driver’s license is required. Experience in Familiarity with United Nations systems and procedures in the field is desirable. Working within DPKO, Police or Military background is desirable.

60 Months

A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations, vehicle fleet management or related area.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations, vehicle fleet management or related area.

  • Transport Logistics working experience with UN DPKO missions to include Military Component or Civilian Police.

  • Experience in international operations in a post conflict environment is desirable.

  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 2 November 2020

Communications Assistant 05 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Pakistan
UNWomen
Pakistan
Islamabad (PAK)
English,Urdu
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
05 November 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 Programme Officer, and with guidance and technical support from the Women’s Economic Empowerment & Sustainable Livelihoods (WEE/SL) Portfolio Manager, the Communications Assistant will be responsible for the following assignments.

  • Assist in drafting, editing and proof-reading of all materials that will be posted on the UN Women website social media platform (including, but not limited to concept notes, brochures, lists of participants, press-releases, biographies, etc.);
  • Assist in the creation, editing and retouching of photographs and videos;
  • Map major media outlets and compile names of journalists which could be relevant for the Forum and could be invited to cover the events, or play a moderating role in it;
  • Support to establish, maintain and develop a strong UN Women Pakistan presence in the country and region through various social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Support in organizing and documenting events (reports, quotes, pictures) with CSOs, government and development partners
  • Participate in events (if needed) and compile brief reports/updates
  • Perform other relevant duties as required by the Portfolio Manager
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations, international relations, marketing, development, advertising, digital communications, multimedia agencies, or another relevant field.

24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience in one or more of the following areas: journalism, public relations, advocacy, international relations, marketing, development, advertising, digital communications, multimedia agencies, or another relevant field;
  • Command on drafting professional public communication material
  • Experience in media relations using traditional and social media, multi-media and a variety of platforms;
  • Proven experience in communications, writing and photo/video editing
  • Proven experience in the strategic use and monitoring of social media
  • Proficient in using new technologies, web-based platforms and social media networks.
  • Familiar with women’s rights and issues
  • Must have an active presence in major social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and LinkedIn;
  • Some experience with corporate brand management and private sector would be an asset
  • Proficiency in Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Illustrator, and InDesign would be an asset
  • Self-starter; organized, and able to multi-task
  • Excellent spoken and written English and Urdu skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Urdu(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

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

Application deadline: 5-11-2020

Project Coordinator 08 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen Senegal
Open

Project Coordinator

International Specialist
UNWomen
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
08 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 overall supervision of UN Women WCARO Policy Adviser for Peace & Security and Humanitarian Action, the project coordinator will be responsible for the following key Functions:

  1. Strategic direction and technical management of the project
  • Provide technical and strategic assistance to project activities, including planning, implementing and monitoring, and ensure quality control of interventions;
  • Provide practical support to country offices and implementing partners in the areas of project management and planning, field activity implementation and management, as well as monitoring and evaluation of the project impacts;
  • Develop terms of reference of consultants and subcontractors, and assist in the selection and recruitment process and provide technical supervision of the work carried out by the experts and consultants hired by the project;
  • Advising on political and legal issues concerning the project;
  • Ensure the preparation and revision of the project annual plan of Action;
  • Inform the regional adviser of the progress of the project, according to the mechanisms and frequency established in the project document;
  • Represent the project at regional and national levels;
  • Record and maintain documents on relevant Programme activities, issues, and risks.
  1. Ensure quality project coordination, implementation at regional level and timely donor reporting
  • Coordinate relationships with partners to support implementation and expansion of the projects, raise potential problems and suggest solutions;
  • Identify capacity building needs and support partners through technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives as needed.
  • Collect information from country offices and ensure the timely submission of quality progress reports and donor reports as well as the other reporting documents (multi-year, annual, quarterly, operational, reports);
  • Contribute to strategic connection, result-based reporting and knowledge management with global Women’s Resilience to Disasters and Crisis program and support strategic cooperation particularly between the Sahel Resilience Programme and thePromoting women’s resilience in the Lake Chad Basin Region” programme” in joint cooperation with the Sahel Resilience Programme Coordinator.
  • Gather and compile all information necessary for monitoring and reporting on program and projects from the planning to the evaluation stages;
  • Monitor the implementation of activities and the expenditure of funds; conduct regular monitoring visits, as required;
  • Draft and provide inputs to annual and quarterly reports; coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
  • Establish systems for project planning, implementation and monitoring, in collaboration with partners and UNWOMEN country offices;
  • Provide inputs from the project to the regional report.

  1. Networking, partnership building and resource mobilization

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts, UN Agencies and regional stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate program implementation and build the capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results.
  • Develop background materials, technical briefs and gender analysis that will inform UN Women’s strategic positioning and contributions to regional processes including…
  • Draft communication and advocacy materials to promote awareness, establish partnerships/alliances, ensure visibility and support resource mobilization on issues related to gender-responsive DRR and humanitarian action and crisis response under the broader umbrella of promoting women’s resilience in the Lake Chad Basin Region.
  • Participate in inter-agency meetings/events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on joint planning and preparation of joint regional, DRR and humanitarian action-crisis response related projects.
  • Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fundraising and partnership development purposes.

  1. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
  • Participate in the development of a LCB resilience proramme knowledge management and communications strategy to guide relevant activities contribute to enhanced knowledge sharing and increased visibility of UN Women’s programmatic interventions.
  • Identify, capture, synthesize and share lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
  • Research, benchmark and report on best and cutting-edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders.
  • Participate in meetings and policy dialogues on issues related to resilience and humanitarian action in the Lake Chad Basin.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced University degree in social sciences, law, international relations, Gender Studies or other related field, or equivalent

36 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with national/regional partners, preferably related to gender, disaster resilience and humanitarian affairs;

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Development programme management, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations

Experience in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with national/regional partners, preferably related to gender, disaster resilience and humanitarian affairs;

Experience in joint programming and working with different partners;

Experience in Africa and particularly the Lake Chad Basin;

Experience in developing program documents on gender equality and gender mainstreaming in peace & security and humanitarian processes

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 8 November 2020

Air Operations Assistant 10 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
10 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 Chief Air Region/Unit Chief the duties of the Operations Coordinator will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans and coordinates air transportation activities in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, UN directives, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Aviation Manual, UN Aviation Standards for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Air Transport Operations (UN AVSTADS), ICAO standards and recommended practices and the host country's Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs).

  • Ensure that air operations are conducted in compliance with Air Tasking Orders (ATOs)/Daily Flight Schedule (DFS), DPKO Aviation Manual, MONUSCO Aviation SOP and other relevant SOPs, UN directives, ICAO, IATA and the host country’s aviation standards, practices, procedures and regulations.

  • Review all operational and logistical mission requests sent by JMCC/MOVCON and Force Air Operations.

  • Manage CASEVAC/MEDEVAC flights, VIP flights and other special missions.

  • Participate in the integrated Search and Rescue operations for MONUSCO air assets and other aircraft upon request.

  • Review, plan and coordinate daily projected task orders and air support requirements.

  • Conduct risk analysis and determine risk mitigation measures in order to bring risks to acceptable levels.

  • Ensure airframes are selected and allocated to achieve maximum cost effectiveness in mission support.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Technical or vocational Diploma/License in Air Transport/Flight Operations, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment is required.

36 Months

3 Years experience in related field.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Air transport, air traffic control and safety
  • Air transport, air traffic control or safety are mandatory;

  • Other transport related experience Optional;

  • Computer skills: Proficient in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word,) and other IT applications;

  • Language skills: A good command of spoken and written English is required, and knowledge in French is an advantage;

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Technical or vocational certificate in Air Transportation at Commercial Pilot License level as a minimum, Safety Management, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment or military/air traffic control training is required;

    • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in aviation or related field;

    • Relevant training/experience in flight operations management, scheduling and support is highly desirable.

    • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.

    • Good knowledge of Aviation and of the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is needed.

    • Receptiveness towards client needs is very important, including the ability to maintain tact and diplomacy always.

    • Solid computer skills including proficiency and in-depth knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point); High school diploma or equivalent.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 10 November 2020

Finance Coordination Officer 11 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Finance Coordination Officer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
11 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 UNV Programme Manager, and in close cooperation with the UNV Finance Officer, the duties of the UN Volunteers will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead, participate in and document the periodic finance coordination meetings;

  • Lead the establishment of updated financial procedures to improve client satisfaction;

  • Ensure that the UNV DRC Field Unit complies with obligations under rules and regulations as relevant for all financial operations;

  • Coordinate the assembling, review, certification and payment of one-time and monthly UNV entitlements as per the contract terms and in accordance with UN and UNV financial regulations and rules;

  • Coordinate with MONUSCO and UNDP Finance Section the timely creation and approval of vendors;

  • Day to day monitor the deadlines of payments and instruct relevant colleagues to take appropriate action;

  • Record and archive, in soft and hard copy, all correspondence and supporting documents related to UNV Financial entitlements operations and disbursements.

  • Support the monitoring and analysis of financial performances of the UNV Field Unit and advise the PM on necessary correction measures;

  • Create and maintain tracking systems and databases related to UNV DRC financial operations;

  • Draft official interoffice memorandum and communications related to financial matters to be sent to UN Volunteers and stakeholders;

  • Prepare monthly Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) and Payroll related calculations in collaboration with the Programme Officer, the Coordination Officer and Programme Assistants of the Integrated UNV Field Unit (UNV IFU);

  • Coordinate with the relevant mission self-accounting units (e.g. telephone billing unit, transport section, facilities management section and security claims unit) regarding monthly deductions and earnings, to be recorded in ATLAS before submission of payroll to UNDP Finance section for approval and disbursement;

  • Supervise the preparation of a summary of monthly deductions and entitlements for relevant payroll deductions and earnings of each volunteer to be submitted to UNDP finance section;

  • Instruct relevant colleagues for the preparation of vouchers for payments of Resettlement Allowance (RSA), Final Entitlements, SIG, (HV) lump sums etc. through ATLAS;

  • Coordinate with global shared service center (GSSC), based in Malaysia, regarding timely approval of voucher and purchase order (PO) for processing of Volunteer entitlements;

  • Ensure close coordination and good working relationship with UNDP procurement, finance and travel unit for timely processing of Volunteer entitlements;

  • Provide planning and allocation of team resources in accordance with the Mission mandate;

  • When working with national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Master degree or equivalent

Finance, administration, Project management or related area of study

36 Months

Work experience of 3-5 years, preferably in developing countries in finance and administration or a related capacity. Experience in managing staff and a previous experience as a UN Volunteer are desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit, Administration and administrative assistance

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written English is mandatory, with a working knowledge of French.

Knowledge and experience in Atlas; proficiency in standard Microsoft office applications, email/internet, other IT applications; knowledge and practical experience in spreadsheets (Excel).

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 11 November 2020