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Programme Assistant 20 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Kenya
Open

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
UNWomen
Kenya
Kapenguria (KEN)
English
Immediate
12 months
20 January 2021

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

Under the overall guidance of the Team Leader-Women Economic Empowerment, the programme Assistants shall be responsible for; field level implementation of the project in the three counties of Kitui, Laikipia or West Pokot.

  1. Programme Management Support:
  • Provide programme and administrative support to the CSA programme in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation arrangements.
  • Lead the implementation of field project activities in Kitui, Laikipia or West Pokot county as per the approved workplans.
  • Provide technical support in the implementation of Programme activities at county level;
  • Provide substantive inputs to the preparation of UN Women internal reports and KOICA narrative and financial donor reports
  • Review and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports
  • Provide support in monitoring and evaluation of the projects on reporting guidelines and procedures as per UN Women’s rules and regulations;
  • Undertake field visits to monitor performance of commitments by implementing partners and ensure programme objectives are being met;

  1. Administrative Support to the CSA Project
  • Provide administration/procurement support to the project: organization of conferences, workshops, seminars, missions, budget the events;
  • Make travel arrangements as necessary including preparation of travel requisitions and claim.
  • Organize and coordinate filing of correspondence/documents and ensure up-to- date filing. Maintain both hard copies and electronic copies of the office records and reference files on various subjects.
  • Create and maintain appropriate folders for reference materials received electronically.
  • Prepare presentation material/slides in Power-point for presentations for the meetings/workshops and keep all papers ready for meetings.

  1. Technical and Advisroy Support
  • Supervise closely, the KOICA implementing CSO’s activities.
  • Maintain relationships with county partners to support implementation of the climate-smart agriculture programme;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and together with KCO, facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings including in M&E and Results Based Management, to partners, as needed
  • Provide technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives to partners at grassroots and county level.

  1. Provide Substantive Inputs to Building Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Strategies
  • Forge strategic partnerships and maintain relationships with county partners to support implementation of the CSA project.
  • Lead UN Women’s participation in policy dialogues at county level, on issues related to the Gender Responsive Climate Smart Agriculture Programme as necessary;
  • Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;
  • Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.

  1. Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  • Organize advocacy campaigns at county and grassroots level, events, trainings, workshops, and knowledge products;
  • Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme improvement and strategy planning;
  • Contribute to develop knowledge management strategies, products, and methodologies on the Gender Responsive Climate Smart Agriculture programme
  • Participate in KOICA donor meetings and public information events, as delegated
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor Degree in Gender, International Development, International Relations, Community Development, Agriculture or related disciplines

36 Months
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience at the community or national level in project management for development projects- implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Experience in the Climate Smart Agriculture and gender is an asset
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and civil society
  • Ability to relocate to the counties
  • Computer Skills: Excellent computing and IT skills, with full competency of office software packages.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience, Other agriculture related experience, Gender equality and the advancement of women
No

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

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Assignment Duty Stations: Laikipia, Kitui and West Pokot Counties

Application deadline: 20 January 2021

NCD Programme Officer 20 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNITAR Rwanda
Open

NCD Programme Officer

International Specialist
UNITAR
Rwanda
Kigali (RWA)
English,French,Kinyarwanda
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 January 2021

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

The purpose of this assignment is to provide technical advice on public health, NCDs, and lead the management, design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of The Defeat-NCD Partnership programme activities in Rwanda, in support of the Ministry of Health. Within the delegated authority and under the guidance of the Programme Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the NCD Programme Officer based within Rwanda Biomedical Center will carry out the following tasks:

National NCD Capacity Building

  • Prepare for and support regular meetings of the intersectoral committee for NCDs responsible for implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the National NCD Strategy and its related National NCD Costed Action Plan (2020-2025).
  • Lead relevant epidemiological, economic, and service delivery studies/research to inform both policy development and various multisectoral planning for NCDs.
  • Lead technical assistance to support policy analysis for NCDs and support new policy development for NCDs in Rwanda, including coordination structures and multisectoral monitoring frameworks that improve data availability for better analysis.
  • Lead the development and refinement of tools and methods on NCD programme implementation at country level.
  • Lead in the monitoring and evaluation of the national NCD strategy and costed action plan.
  • Lead identification and development of training and institutional capacity strengthening needs in terms of human resources to manage NCDs at all levels of the health services and develop and implement plans to address them in a phased manner.
  • Promote use of technology/digital tools for e-learning/skill development of primary health care workers and implementation of decision support systems for service delivery for NCD management in the country.
  • Responsible for mobilising resources from national and international donors and investors to fund the national NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan.
  • Join the efforts of teams in the various Defeat-NCD country programmes to develop institutional operational modalities and frameworks.
  • Develop collaboration with national and international universities, research institutions, and think tanks to support implementation of national plans for prevention and control of NCDs.
  • Lead global knowledge-sharing by documenting lessons learned on capacity building in Rwanda.

Community Scale-up for NCD Services

  • Lead in designing and implementing a nationwide NCD screening programme with proper referral pathways and data collection mechanisms.
  • Identify innovations and interventions to increase the provision of NCD services to communities in a cost-effective manner including last mile delivery and improved patient self-care. Drive institutional processes to transform some of these interventions as investible services to that can attract venture or private equity capital.
  • Analyse existing or proposed primary health care systems and services on their inclusion of NCDs; identify needs for improvement and the methods and resources to accomplish such improvements.
  • Develop new programme proposals and proactively explore opportunities to raise new funding and capital to scale up the effort of NCD services at community level.
  • Actively participate in annual planning, monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts.
  • Build and strengthen close working relationship with all health sector counterparts in country.
  • Lead development of NCD services for people affected by disasters, conflicts, and crises, with a particular focus on pandemics.
  • Lead the development of grants and agreements with identified implementation partners for managing the grant out activities in accordance with UNITAR rules and regulations.

Affordability and Accessibility of Essential NCD Supplies

  • Build a strong working relationship and provide technical assistance to improve public, faith-based, and private sector procurement and supply chains for accessibility, availability and affordability of essential NCD medicines, diagnostics, and equipment in Rwanda.
  • Assess and provide assistance where needed to develop/improve the electronic forecasting, inventory, stock and logistics management information system and roll out trainings on their efficient use.
  • Promote The Defeat-NCD Marketplace to relevant stakeholders as a procurement tool to help make provision of quality NCD supplies simpler and more cost effective in the country.
  • Assess NCD drugs and supplies quality assurance practices and the country’s approved suppliers, and pre-qualification process.
  • Lead the documentation and tracking of improved affordability and accessibility of NCD drugs, diagnostics, and medical devices in Rwanda through the development of the country and reginal market monitoring studies, and global State of the World’s Essential Medicines and Diagnostic Supplies for Noncommunicable Diseases report.

Sustainable NCD Financing

  • Lead the management of The Defeat-NCD pooled fund in country and ensure appropriate fundraising, grant management and donor reporting for the fund.
  • Lead the development of innovative financing instruments for funding the National Costed Action Plan for the prevention and control of NCDs
  • Provide continuous analysis of health financing needs to implement the national costed action plan on NCDs.
  • Ensure continuous engagement and knowledge sharing across relevant stakeholders and government departments ensuring the flow of funds to NCD care as per the budget.

Reporting

  • Develop progress reports for the implementation of the national NCD programmes.
  • Manage timely reporting to the donors for their contributions to The Defeat-NCD pooled fund in Rwanda.
  • Prepare briefing notes and/or presentations as requested for Government of Rwanda officials to showcase Rwanda’s work on tackling NCDs nationally and internationally.
  • Develop appropriate programme dashboards for the NCD Division at Rwanda Biomedical Center.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree or equivalent in public health and a Graduate degree in Medicine, from an accredited and recognized academic institution is required.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience for Public health, Government facility, large International organisation, etc.
  • Strong demonstrated track record in programme monitoring, evaluation, and reporting is required.
  • Relevant work experience in at least two of the following areas: health policy development, health system strengthening and transformation, primary health care, project planning and management, capacity building and health innovation.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in public health, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Knowledge in using project management tool Asana (https://asana.com) on a daily basis is required for this assignment. Certification as an Asana Certified Pros (https://academy.asana.com/series/certified-pro-courses) or Asana Ambassador (https://academy.asana.com/series/asana-ambassador-courses) is preferred. Completion of relevant courses on Asana Academy (https://academy.asana.com) in order to enrol on the Asana Ambassador programme is required within one month of starting this assignment.
  • UNITAR prefers the volunteer to be self-sufficient and arrange to be equipped with the requisite professional tools and equipment to carry out this assignment such as laptop with standard Adobe and Microsoft Office software, and a mobile phone.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kinyarwanda(Optional), Level - Fluent
Public health
No

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

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Application deadline: 20 January 2021

NCD Prevention and Communication Specialist 21 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNITAR Rwanda
UNITAR
Rwanda
Kigali (RWA)
English,Kinyarwanda,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
21 January 2021

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

The purpose of this assignment is to support the national NCD prevention and communication activities in Rwanda. Within the delegated authority and under the guidance of the Defeat-NCD Partnership Programme Coordinator for Rwanda, the NCD Prevention Specialist will carry out the following tasks:

  • Lead the development of a 5-year communication plan to accompany the National NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Rwanda.
  • Lead the preparation of project proposals and plans, including timelines, responsibilities, and resources for 7 major NCD related international days celebrated in Rwanda or other events as requested.
  • Actively engage with and support other Defeat-NCD country programmes in their prevention and communication efforts.
  • Actively engage with the various responsible stakeholders organising car-free-day events in all districts, providing support and ensuring comprehensive documentation of the events.
  • Ensure that all NCD-related events, celebrations, campaigns (including social media campaigns) are documented with comprehensive reporting, lessons learned and suggestions to improve future campaigns.
  • Lead the development of a resource library, and either prepare or collate various communications materials, such as videos, brochures, leaflets, infographics, presentation materials etc, for all major NCDs and related initiatives, as per the requirements of the NCD unit at RBC, The Defeat-NCD Partnership programme in Rwanda, and other country programmes.
  • Prepare daily material for RBC/NCD social media and the Partnership’s social media pages.
  • Actively engage with public and privately-owned, print, broadcast and digital media outlets and secure their engagement with NCD-related activities.
  • Actively prepare opinion pieces, media releases, feature stories or other communications collaterals that showcase Rwanda and the Partnership’s work on NCDs, and progress in achieving the National Costed Action Plan goals.
  • Lead capacity building for NCD personnel in Rwanda to increase efficiency in delivering NCD-related messages and to improve general communications skills.
  • Prepare or design layout of graphs or other informative visual material in support of reports and publications for the NCD unit in Rwanda.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in Public Health with an advanced degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Information, Marketing, Public Relations, Branding, Media Studies, or a simialr relevant field is required.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience in the field of communications, print, broadcast, or digital media, within public, private or humanitarian/non-profit sectors.
  • Experience in health-related communications is required.
  • Demonstrable writing and editing skills, with an ability to convey complex ideas in a creative, clear, direct and lively style
  • Experience in devising and implementing strategic communications plans, including setting objectives, driving and monitoring activities, and measuring successes.
  • Track record of effective writing, through reports, speeches, articles etc, is required.
  • Experience using design, digital marketing and analytics software.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, video and audio production are an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organisations, 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 to tight deadlines.
  • Desirable: valid national driving license and proven ability to drive a manual car using four-wheel drive in rough terrain.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • An affinity with, or interest in, public health and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system.
  • Knowledge in using project management tool Asana (https://asana.com) on a daily basis is required for this assignment. Certification as an Asana Certified Pros (https://academy.asana.com/series/certified-pro-courses) or Asana Ambassador (https://academy.asana.com/series/asana-ambassador-courses) is preferred. Completion of relevant courses on Asana Academy (https://academy.asana.com) in order to enrol on the Asana Ambassador programme is required within one month of starting this assignment.
  • UNITAR prefers the volunteer to be self-sufficient and arrange to be equipped with the requisite professional tools and equipment to carry out this assignment such as laptop with standard Adobe and Microsoft Office software, and a mobile phone.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kinyarwanda(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience, Public information and reporting, Other health related experience
No

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

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

Application deadline: 21 January 2021

Workshop Manager / Chef d'Atelier 24 January 2021 Int. Specialist WFP Haiti
WFP
Haiti
Port-au-Prince (HTI)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
24 January 2021

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 Gestionnaire de la Flotte des Camions du PAM le/la Jeune Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

General description:

Responsible for the Workshop Management and oversight of all WFP fleet assets in Haiti; and co-ordinate these activities in accordance to the Procedures, Normative Guidelines and Business Rules as set by WFP.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Fleet Manager and in co-ordination with all Fleet staff, the incumbent shall perform the following duties:

  1. Carry out Scheduled Maintenance & Repair, Overhaul, Reconditioning, Modifications, in a most efficient manner with the ultimate objective to ensure that all vehicles are maintained to a high standard and roadworthy condition.
  2. Responsible to oversee the Materials Management aspect of the operation and in particular the controlling, justification and issuance of Spare Parts, tyres, lubricants & Consumable Materials.
  3. Responsible for forecasting and requisitioning of spare parts: Preparation of orders for spare parts / tires and materials required for the operation.
  4. Carefully record and maintain an Inventory list of all Tools & Workshop Equipment.
  5. Provide oversight and supervision to all staff and ensure that the work is carried out to a satisfactory standard as required by the Organisation; including strict time-keeping and completion of timesheets.
  6. Involved in the control and cost effectiveness of the vehicles and prepare recommendations for write-offs, where necessary.
  7. Investigate means to constantly reduce the operational costs of the Fleet pertaining to maintenance activities.
  8. Responsible for the management of tyres which include maintenance practices, controlling mechanisms and performance monitoring.
  9. Ensure that proper Workshop Administration, record keeping & vehicle History Records are well maintained via the Fleet Management System.
  10. Ensure that timely accurate data is entered into the FMS for the Repairs.
  11. Responsible to Manage and ensure that all reports and information as required by the Organisation are produced promptly on a timely basis via FMS. Additionally analyze information and quality of reports prior to distribution.
  12. Responsible for the Management of Oil & Lubricants ensuring that the quality / quantities of the supply of lubricants are in accordance to standards set.
  13. Implement Best Practices established and ensure that KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) are maintained with parameters set.
  14. Ensure that minimum Health and Safety requirements are met in full, together with considerations for environmental needs.
  15. Responsible to ensure that all staff (Persons Reporting) carries out their duties in accordance to their Job Descriptions set.
  16. Continuously collect and collate valuable data or information relating to improvements required for Standardisation and Development purposes for Fleet Management and communicate this information to other staff in the Fleet Section.
  17. Share experiences gained with other staff members and strive towards creating good team building and harmonious atmosphere.
  18. Travel occasionally, as required by the Organisation.
  19. Will perform any other duties as requested by immediate Supervisor.

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.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Niveau de qualifications: Brevet de technicien superieur

Domaine de qualification(s): Logistique / mécanique / gestion

Expérience requise: 5 ans d’expérience dans le domaine de gestion de garage et mécanique générale

60 Months
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Mechanical engineering

Gestion de Garage, mécanique générale, Gestion de stock de pièce détaches, informatique.

Mécanique Générale

Obligatoire

Gestion de Garage

Obligatoire

Gestion stock Pieces détaches

Obligatoire

Compétences informatiques

Obligatoire

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

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Date limite pour postuler : 24-01-2021

Especialista en Comunicación para Spotlight 24 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Ecuador
UNWomen
Ecuador
Quito (ECU)
English,Spanish
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 January 2021

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

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de l/a Coordinador/a del Programa o su representante designado, el/la Voluntario/a de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

Desarrollar, en coordinación con el equipo técnico del Proyecto y bajo el seguimiento de las agencias, el plan de comunicación y promoción de la iniciativa Spotlight

  • Desarrollar la propuesta técnica básica del plan de comunicación y promoción para ser retroalimentada por el equipo técnico y por las/los comunicadoras/es de las agencias implementadoras.
  • Redactar el plan de comunicación y promoción de la iniciativa con base en los requerimientos y aportes del equipo técnico y de las/os comunicadoras/es de las agencias implementadoras.
  • Hacer seguimiento del desarrollo de la línea gráfica nacional para el posicionamiento de la iniciativa en dos niveles: actividades y productos comunicacionales para la sensibilización y promoción de una vida libre de violencia para la erradicación del femicidio y, actividades y productos promocionales de la iniciativa (siguiendo de manera estricta los lineamientos de Spotlight global).
  • Aportar en el establecimiento de los mecanismos de comunicación interna para garantizar el cumplimiento del plan.
  • Brindar orientación y apoyo al programa y al resto del personal de la Iniciativa sobre las pautas de comunicación corporativa y las normas de impresión de Spotlight

Apoyar en la Coordinación para el desarrollo de las actividades y de materiales de promoción de la Iniciativa Spotlight (derivados del plan de comunicación y promoción)

  • Proporcionar aportes sustantivos para la implementación de las actividades de comunicación, visibilidad y divulgación de la iniciativa Spotlight;
  • Brindar apoyo a los esfuerzos de promoción y campañas organizando mesas redondas, conferencias de prensa y otros eventos publicitarios, y preparando materiales informativos y comunicados de prensa;
  • Realizar seguimiento y monitoreo de medios impresos y redes sociales para transmitir información relevante al equipo y supervisores con la finalidad de informar el desarrollo de la estrategia;
  • Facilitar intervenciones C4D según sea necesario.
  • Identificar historias y logros dentro de la Iniciativa Spotlight para su publicación impresa y en línea, según el plan de comunicación;
  • Elaborar borradores de comunicados de prensa, artículos, mensajes clave y otros materiales de promoción;
  • Supervisar la traducción, adaptación o nueva edición de la información recibida desde Spotlight global para el contexto local;
  • Gestionar la aprobación final de materiales y su posterior publicación; establecer y mantener relaciones con impresores y editores;
  • Mantener actualizada la biblioteca / base de datos de materiales de referencia, fotos y archivos digitales, según sea necesario.

Brindar apoyo sustantivo en la gestión de la imagen en las redes sociales y el sitio web de la Iniciativa Spotlight

  • Identificar historias, desarrollar y revisar contenido para el sitio web de la iniciativa Spotlight y los canales de redes sociales;
  • Agregar información en el sitio web y los canales de redes sociales, garantizar la coherencia en la imagen y las políticas establecidas para la difusión de la iniciativa;
  • Mantener actualizados los medios de difusión de la Iniciativa

Brindar apoyo a la Coordinadora Residente, a las y los Representantes de Agencias implementadoras, a el/la coordinador/a del proyecto y a los equipos técnicos de las agencias implementadoras en las relaciones con los medios con respecto a Iniciativa Spotlight

  • Servir como punto focal en las actividades de la iniciativa Spotlight abiertas a la prensa, según sea necesario;
  • Establecer y mantener relaciones con la prensa en el país; mantener y actualizar la base de datos de prensa relevante, según sea necesario;
  • Responder a solicitudes de información y concertar entrevistas;
  • Desarrollar guías de comunicación.

Facilitar el intercambio y la gestión de conocimiento.

  • Contribuir a identificar mejores prácticas y lecciones aprendidas;
  • Realizar capacitaciones y talleres estándar sobre prácticas de comunicación;
  • Proporcionar y/o intercambiar información con las agencias implementadoras y la Oficina de la Coordinadora Residente.

Otras

  • Realizar las actividades solicitadas por su supervisor/a
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Licenciatura en Comunicación, Relaciones Públicas, Periodismo o afines.
  • Deseable ttulo de maestría o su equivalente en Estudios de Género, Derechos Humanos o afines.
48 Months
  • Al menos 4 años de experiencia como responsable en brindar apoyo a la formulación e implementación de campañas de comunicación internas y externas y estrategias de promoción y planes relacionados a la comunicación;
  • Al menos 2 experiencias de trabajo en instituciones y/o proyectos relacionados con desarrollo, derechos humanos y / o igualdad de género.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience, Gender equality and the advancement of women, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
  • Experiencia en el uso de aplicaciones informáticas y paquetes de software (MS Word, Excel, paquetes de diseño gráfico, etc.), así como sistemas de gestión basados en la web;
  • Experiencia en el uso de redes sociales y comunicaciones digitales.
  • Experiencia en trabajos de edición y corrección de estilo
  • Precisión y profesionalismo en la producción y edición de documentos.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management

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Gender Equality Analyst 25 January 2021 Int. Youth UNWomen United States of America
UNWomen
United States of America
New York (USA)
English
Immediate
12 months
25 January 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

The Young Women Leaders Programme is an opportunity for 10 young women from the global South to bring their voices, passion and commitment to Gender Equality by learning and contributing across UN Women’s operations in New York City for one year.

Each UN Youth Volunteer under the Young Women Leaders Programme will work closely under the supervision of an experienced UN Women subject matter expert, to develop a work and learning plan.

A specific set of tasks mutually agreed upon between the Young Women Leader (YWL) and supervisor will be drawn from the following broad areas of work taking into consideration career aspirations, individual motivation and organizational needs.

Candidates will be matched with one of the available positions in the area below based on their expression of particular interest.

Please find here a list of general functions and responsibilities that a YWL may be assigned. Based on the selected areas below in which the YWL will be working (as specified below), the supervisor and YWL will develop a more detailed description of assignment

Project Management:

  • Provide inputs to, compile and analyze information related to project or initiative within area of interest
  • Monitor, coordinate and draft reports on activities
  • Raft new proposals or ideas

Policy development

  • Perform background research
  • Provide technical inputs to documents and policies

Knowledge management

  • Provide inputs to knowledge management products
  • Draft briefing notes and presentations
  • Gather and analyze data
  • Draft training materials and organize training sessions

Administration and Operations

  • Develop templates and forms and gather inputs as needed
  • Maintain and databases
  • Respond to queries
  • Provide suggestions for business and operations improvements

Communication and Advocacy

  • Draft, provide input to and disseminate communication materials
  • Maintain and update webpages, intranet pages or other communication channels

Partnerships

  • Reach out to Regional Office and Country Office focal points as needed
  • Respond to queries from stakeholders
  • Participate in internal and external working groups

Candidates will be matched with one of the available positions in the areas below based on their expression of particular interest

  1. Administration – Degree in Business & Administration.

The Division of Management and Administration is responsible for the operational support and management of financial, and administrative resources including information communications and technology, the effective and efficient delivery of essential operations services in UN Women, continuous development and improvement in operations, policies, and methods to align with UN Women and stakeholders’ evolving business needs and advisory support.

  1. Communications & Advocacy Degree in communications, public relations, journalism, media, public relations

The Communications & Advocacy Section is responsible for proactively advancing the strategic positioning of UN Women and its mandate in this context through effective outreach through its strategic communications capacity and function. UN-Women has increasingly and with measurable success and impact used campaigns to drive awareness and engagement on gender equality issues; these are conceptualized and spearheaded by the Communications and Advocacy Section which consists of a team with various communications backgrounds in amongst others, media relations, social media, video and photography, digital content, publications and editing.

  1. Partnership & Resource Mobilization – Degree in economics, business management, social sciences, public administration, international relations, communications, women's studies

The Resource Mobilization (RM) Section, which is part of the Strategic Partnerships Division leads the development of Resource Mobilization strategies to reach the targets for voluntary contributions in support of the UN Women Resource Mobilization and Partnership Strategy 2018-2021 to deepen and broaden the donor base in order to secure the resources required to fulfil UN Women's mandate in line with the Strategic Plan. Funding sources include governments, the private and voluntary sector, National Committees and other UN entities.

  1. Strategic Planning Degree in international development or public administration, economics

The Strategy, Planning and Resources and Efficiency Division (SPRED) is responsible for advising Senior Leadership on integrating corporate strategy with the resources and setting measurement standards to ensure the organization is working toward achieving the goal of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEEW) in line with the SDG’s, the 2030 Agenda and the UN Women Strategic Plan. The Division monitors compliance with the standards and safeguards for the risks that have been identified to improve decision-making and achieving results while increasing transparency and accountability to its Governing Bodies and Stakeholders. Specifically, the Division 1) formulates policies and procedures aligned to the corporate objectives, internal controls and risk management 2) coordinates strategic, programme and budget plans, 3) manage resource allocation from all sources and 4) monitors and reports on corporate programme and budget implementation in line with the UN Women Strategic Plan

  1. UN CoordinationDegree in international development, public administration, public policy, or other relevant social science field

The UN System Coordination Division leads, coordinates and promotes the accountability of the United Nations system in its work on gender equality and the empowerment of women” at the global, regional and country levels, including the coordination of gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment dimensions of the 2020 agenda, facilitating the UN SWAP implementation at System and Country Level, mainstreaming gender across the UN System and providing capacity development support to other agencies as needed

  1. Policy SupportDegree in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development

The Policy, Programme and Intergovernmental Division (PPID) provides global support to UN Women offices at Headquarters and in all field locations to deliver results in support of UN Women’s Strategic Plan 2018-2021 and internationally agreed goals on gender equality and women’s empowerment, including the Beijing Platform for Action and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The Division provides intellectual and strategic leadership on normative support and the delivery of integrated policy and program advice, including through policy analysis and gender mainstreaming. UN Women leverages innovation, knowledge management, and cutting-edge technical expertise to support UN Women programmes and to build the capacity of partners to deliver results on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

UN Women provides Policy support in the areas of Economic Empowerment, Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW), Humanitarian Action, Leadership and Governance, Peace and Security, and Research and Data

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree (with two years of experience) or Master's degree (with minimum one year of experience) in a related field is required:

  1. Administration –Business & Administration
  2. Communications & Advocacy –communications, public relations, journalism
  3. Partnership & Resource Mobilization –economics, business management, social sciences, public administration, international relations, communications, women's studies
  4. Strategic Planning –international development or public administration, economics
  5. UN Coordination –international development, public administration, public policy, or other social science
  6. Policy Support - social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development
12 Months

Demonstrated commitment to Gender Equality and 1 year of experience with Master's Degree; 2 years of experience with Bachelor’s Degree.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
  • Knowledge of gender equality and women's rights issues;
  • Strong IT literacy in standard applications is mandatory (Excel, Word, PowerPoint,etc)
  • Analytical and interpersonal skills

Language skills

Fluency in spoken and written English is required. Working knowledge of another UN Official language (e.g. Arabic, French, Spanish) is desirable.

Core Values and Guiding Principles

The UN Volunteer will adhere to the UN Women’s core values, integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity, as well as its core competencies related to Awareness and Sensitivity regarding gender issues, accountability, creative problem solving, effective communication, inclusive collaboration, stakeholder engagement, leading by example.

Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637

UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example
No

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Application deadline: 25 January 2021

Eligibility criteria

Applicants for the Young Women Leaders Programme must be nationals of the Global South and no older than 29 years old throughout the entire duration of the assignment.

Applications from women with disabilities, LGBTQI, gender non-conforming individuals, and other marginalized groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Communications Analyst 26 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNWomen Mali
Open

Communications Analyst

International Specialist
UNWomen
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
26 January 2021

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

1. Provide substantive support to the planning and design of external communication and outreach/advocacy strategies and plans
• Provide analysis for elaboration of communication strategies; ensure gender perspective;
• Integrate communication, advocacy and outreach activities into proposals for project/programmes and other initiatives, as necessary mainly related to Women Peace and Security and Governance Flagships;
• Monitor and analyze print and social media and provide analysis to RO/HQ;
• Provide inputs and support to the launch of in-country UN Women/ UN system corporate and local campaigns and special events.
2. Coordinate and contribute substantively to the development and dissemination of advocacy materials in the Mali
• Draft briefing materials both in French and English, and press releases and coordinate its dissemination through effective channels;
• Identify storylines for publication and articles;
• Promote and disseminate corporate advocacy materials for launching flagship initiatives, publications, and campaigns;
• Coordinate the translation/adaption/rewriting of information received, printing and dissemination of publications and audio-visual materials;
• Follow guidelines from HQ and RO.

3. Coordinate media relations for the UNWOMEN Mali
• Coordinate the establishment of relevant relationships;
• Maintain list of relevant media in country;
• Respond to inquiries for public and UN system information materials;
• Organize roundtable discussions, press conferences and briefing session for press, as required;
• Draft talking points.
4. Coordinate the Mali’s online presence
• Coordinate Mali’s country office FB content and maintenance based on corporate requirements;
• Coordinate Mali’s social media accounts in line with corporate social media policy;
• Upload information to knowledge management system on a regular basis, including news, updates, resources.
5. Facilitate knowledge building and sharing

• Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme goals and activities;
• Organize and conduct training and workshops on communication and advocacy, as appropriate.
6. Others
• Support UN Women’s presidency of UNCG in 2018 and increase visibility of the United Nations in Mali
• Undertake other related tasks, as requested by the Line Manager

Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in communications, public relations, journalism or relevant field is required

24 Months

• At least 2 years of professional work experience at national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy;
• Experience in media relations is an asset;
• Experience in the use of social media.
• Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
• Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
• Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
• Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
• Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
• Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
• Sound security awareness;
• Have affinity with or interest in Gender thematic and women empowerment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other communications related experience
No

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

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