En

UNV Regional Websites

UNV works in 150 countries and territories, deploying UN Volunteers to advance sustainable development at grassroots level. Explore our work in the different regions of the world.

view
East and Southern Africa
East and Southern Africa
view
West and Central Africa
West and Central Africa
view
Arab States
Arab States
view
Europe and the CIS
Europe and the CIS
view
Latin America
Latin America and the Caribbean
view
Asia and the Pacific
Asia and the Pacific
Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Social Inclusion Officer 02 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Pakistan
UNDP
Pakistan
Islamabad (PAK)
English,Dari,Pashto
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
02 November 2020

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

The Social Inclusion Officer will report the Senior Social Inclusion Officer and undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the Senior Social Inclusion Officer in the design and implementation of activities programmed under the Annual Work Plan with particular focus on how to ensure inclusion of marginalized groups (especially young refugees as well as youth in prisons, universities and madaris)
  • Support research and analysis on the situation of marginalized youth in Pakistan, with particular reference to the following groups (young refugees, religious minorities, incarcerated youth) and provide recommendations to be incorporated into the project strategy.
  • Support advocacy activites carried out by the project to pomote inclusive behaviour among youth in Pakistan (to be carried out in universities/colleges/religious seminaries/technical training institutes/workplaces and online).
  • Engage regularly with project partners to promote inclusion of young refugees in all programme activities.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Hold a Bachelor degree in development, social studies, education or related field.
24 Months
  • Work experience will be an advantage but not a requirement.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Dari(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Pashto(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Social inclusion
  • Demonstrated commitment to social inclusion and knowledge of the challenges faced by marginalized groups
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights
  • Interest in developing project management, policy and advocacy skills
No

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

This is 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: 2-11-2020

Project Coordination Assistant 02 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP China
UNDP
China
Beijing (CHN)
English,Chinese
01 September 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
02 November 2020

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

The United Nations national volunteers will work in the project management office of the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Centre for Young People in China. Under the management of project managers, UNV national volunteers will work closely with the UNV in the China office and the staff in the UNV project office to undertake the following tasks:

Assist the responsible person in the management and implementation of the project

  • Assist in project planning and implementation, participate in the research and development of sustainable development courses and volunteer service courses, including annual work plans, terms of reference and other project management documents.
  • Design and support the implementation of project activities.

  • Guarantee the timely implementation of the project and monitor its quality.

  • Make timely financial reports and expenditure plans.

  • Produce project progress reports and project adjustment report based on activity results and activity summary.

  • Submit a draft of the quarterly and annual progress report to UNDP/UNV, China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchange, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Centre for Young People.
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Project Office.

Promote supervision and communication among project partners and participate in project activities involving or organized by partners

  • Regular project reporting mechanisms are guaranteed through daily communication and monthly project meeting arrangements between the Project Management Office (PMO), the China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchange(CICETE), the United Nations Development Programme Representative Office in China (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers Organization (UNV).

  • Develop and implement the annual work plan framework to ensure regular, mid-term and year-end monitoring and evaluation by coordinating the output and results of the project plan, and make technical recommendations for adjustment.

  • Ensure internal communication with other departments of the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Centre for Young People and the China Soong Ching Ling Foundation, so as to effectively plan and implement project activities.

  • Ensure regular communication between the China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchange (CICETE), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Volunteers Organization (UNV), China Soong Ching Ling Foundation (SCLF) and other major stakeholders in project financial management.

  • Promote the cooperation and publicity of this project by participating in and organizing various activities of the China Soong Ching Ling Science & Culture Centre for Young People

Promote the management of knowledge products and the sharing and learning of multilateral knowledge

  • Collect, analyze and compile relevant data and information in this field to contribute to the initiative of international and transnational learning and sharing.

  • Coordinate academic circles, UNV organizations and local governments in drafting the Report on the Current Situation of Volunteer Activities in China, putting forward policy recommendations and conducting research on international cooperation plans.

  • Promote the organization of international conferences and forums, and support multilateral knowledge exchange and experience sharing.

  • Provide translation support and assistance to important activities, publications, daily exchanges with UNV headquarters and regional offices, and other special translations.

  • Promote project outcomes and encourage youths to participate in overseas volunteer service schemes through new social media platforms and websites where the Project Management Office formulates a project promotion strategy.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

  • Undergraduate and/or postgraduate education in education, social work, international relations, public administration, Chinese, journalism, or related majors.
  • Good English and Chinese oral and writing skills.
  • Experience in government and private enterprises is preferred.
  • Experience in financial, technical and administrative development projects is preferred.
  • Be good at maintaining relationships with different "stakeholders", such as government agencies, academia, international and national volunteer organizations.
  • Have innovative thinking, good coordination, organizational skills and be good at teamwork.

24 Months
  • At least two years of work experience, with international or national development project planning, implementation, and regulatory experience are preferred.

  • Experience in working with United Nations systems and government agencies (including the United Nations/UNDP project plans, operational policies, project implementation) is preferred.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Administration and administrative assistance
  • Familiar with project management and international project management experience is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and expression skills.
  • Establish good relations with internal and external counterparts.
  • Excellent organizational ability.
  • Always work in a positive and constructive manner.
  • Be good at dealing with new things and have the ability to deal with complex situations (events).
  • Good computer skills.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

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

Application deadline: 2-11-2020

Project Coordinator - COVID-19 Social & Economic Response and Recovery Project 02 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Thailand
UNDP
Thailand
Bangkok (THA)
English,Thai
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
02 November 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Project Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Coordinator will:

  • In-charge of coordinating technical substance, ensuring high quality, efficient and effective output/project delivery;
  • Liaise with the project team and stakeholders for the coordination and results of the assigned outputs/activities;
  • Support and facilitate coordination of all technical and logistic arrangements for timely project implementation and activities.
  • Support the Project Team in the daily coordination of project activities with UNDP staff, government agencies, NGOs, academia;
  • Maintain regular contact with focal persons of partners and project service providers such as academic institutes, consultants;
  • Facilitate communications and advocacy of the project results;
  • Keep the Project Team updated on issues and potential delays and risks to the work schedule and other operational and budgetary issues.
  • Assist in overseeing the day-to-day project implementation and ensure achievement of targets;
  • Assist in reviewing the study, Business Continuity Pan, needs assessment, feasible studies, developed by consultants;
  • Support the mobilization of competent national and international experts as needed;
  • Assist in preparing meeting minutes, mission reports, project progress reports
  • Participate in M&E activities as required;
  • Strengthen knowledge networks and organize knowledge sharing sessions;
  • Compile success stories;
  • Undertake any other duties as required by his/her supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Political Science, Economics, Public Management, International Development or related fields

60 Months
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in development areas at the national or international level;
  • Experience in project coordination especially with government agencies;
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, producing quality results.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Working experience with UNDP or other UN Agency will be considered as an asset;
  • Experience of working in international organizations/projects will be considered as an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Thai(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

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

Application deadline: 02-11-2020

International Admin, Finance and Procurement Specialist 04 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Timor Leste
UNDP
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
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 supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor (CTA) and National Project Manager (NPM) in close consultation with the Financial Operation Unit of the UNDP Country Office, the International Admin, Finance and Procurement Specialist will execute and ensure that all financial and related activities of decentralisation project are implemented in a timely manner in strict accordance with UNDP’s set rules, guidelines and procedures.

1. Ensure administration of budgets and implementation of finance processes are in line with UNDP operational procedures and donor requirement:

  • Prepare and modify budgets in the operational system as per orientation of the CTA and NPM
  • Monitor all expenditures through a shadow accounting-tracking mechanism so the precise financial status of the project is maintained.
  • Support NPM initiate project annual budget, review and perform budget revision and reversal.
  • Monitor budget delivery and implementation in order to alert the NPM for timely modifications.
  • Prepare budget reports - quarterly and annual financial reports as per agreed work plan.
  • Prepare financial ad-hoc reports upon request of NPM or by UNDP Management.
  • Maintenance of accounts receivables for the project and inform NPM on need to follow up on contributions.
  • Establish and promote inside the office financial guidelines and procedures as per UNDP rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Advise the project team on the specific EU financial guidelines.
  • Proactively monitor Finance Dashboard and take corrective action.
  • Provide financial input to prepare the Work Plan of the Programme.

2. Principle accounting, cash management and administrative support functions:

  • Review and ensure all request for payments, requisitions and required vouchers, all payments and receipts are compliance with the UNDP Rules and Regulations.
  • Ensure control of supporting documents for payments
  • Maintenance of internal expenditures control system, which ensures that vouchers and all transactions are correctly processed and recorded in Atlas system.
  • Ensure that payrolls, travel claims, or any other financial entitlement are duly processed and ensure timely correction actions on any financial or budget errors
  • Process and monitor petty cash and cash advance management
  • Act as focal point for internal and external audits and accounts examinations
  • Ensure proper filling and record of all financial transactions
  • Assist all project staff on financial management related issues
  • Full compliance of administrative management and inventory ensuring that proper asset management is performed in adherence to UNDSS/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies
  • Perform any other tasks as required by the NPM or designated programme official

3. Procurement

  • Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; elaboration of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of a client-oriented procurement management system
  • Prepare and update the multi-year and annual Procurement Plan for all purchasing and procurement activities needed by the Project
  • Set up and maintain an effective monitoring and recording system for procurement;
  • Manage procurement processes for goods and services according to the Procurement Plan, that includes: (i) Ensure all necessary preparations for procurement are finalized, such as Terms of Reference for technical specifications of goods/services, Evaluation Criteria, Market Research, Evaluation Panel set-up; (ii) Advertise of the Invitation for Bids/Quotations; (iii) Prepare documents for the Evaluation Panel (iv) Prepare bidding documents/request for quotations, bids/quotations evaluation reports, contract conditions including issues of performance guarantee, advance payment guarantee, insurance, liquidated damages, contract execution schedule, payments, delays, compensation events, contract extension, quality control, disputes, claims parties' obligations and so on in accordance with the sample documents applied for this Project; (v) Review and certification of submissions to the Contract, Asset and Procurement Committee (CAP), Reginoal Committee on Procurement (RACP) and Advisory Committee on Procurement (ACP) ; (vi) Implementation of the internal control system which ensures that Purchase orders are duly prepared and dispatched. Timely corrective actions on POs with budget check errors and other problems; (vii) Monitor and supervise the contract implementation, including issues off claims and disputes, compensation events and so on;
  • Successful implementation of e-procurement including e-tendering module
  • Liaise with Procurement Officers in the UN organizations as needed
  • Monitor and support partners in Project activities, especially related to procurement
  • Participate in procurement training courses if necessary;
  • Maintain a repository for various Terms of References, and other relevant documents used for the Procurement processes
  • Be proactive in identifying sources where potential suppliers can be reached, including the use of social media
  • Maintain lists of the potential suppliers, and performance of previous suppliers

4. Support capacity building and knowledge transfer for National Admin/Finance staff and implementing partners in project operations:

  • Regular hands on and structured training programmes for national admin/finance staff of the project.
  • Capacity building and guidance of implementing partners, including government institutions and CSOs.
  • Development of SOPs and checklists, as well as training materials as needed to fill the capacity gaps.
  • Participate in trainings related with administration/management/procurement and finance.
  • Contribute to sharing lessons learned and knowledge with the project staff or related CO staff

Functional Competencies and Critical Success Factors:

In addition to specific tasks, the International Admin, Finance and Procurement Specialist is expected to carry out work with professional standards demonstrating the skills and behaviors as listed below.

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Providing guidance on policies and procedures.
  • Time management for tasks’ deadline.
  • Strong IT skills, knowledge of office software packages and Atlas.
  • Ability to perform a variety of standard specialized and non-specialized tasks and work processes that are fully documented, researched, recorded and reported.
  • Ability to review a variety of data identifies and adjusts discrepancies, identify and resolve operational problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to handle visitors, phone calls with tact and courtesy.

Self-Management:

  • Responsibility for one’s own work and actions.
  • Focusing on results for the project implementation and responding positively to feedback.
  • Working with energy and a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Good self-control even under pressure.
  • Interacting with others in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Managing own time and tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Carefully checking own work in terms of accuracy and completeness.
  • Highly self-motivated.

Knowledge Management and Learning:

  • Sharing knowledge and experience with colleagues.
  • Actively working towards continuing personal learning and applying newly acquired skills.
  • Demonstrating openness to improve and ability to manage complexities.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in finance, management and business administration or equivalent.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in finance, accounting and audit, or other relevant programmes; experience with finance, economics and administration is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience in resource management or related functions;
  • Must have proven experience in capacity building or provision of training;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, including demonstrable analytical, communication, coordination and teamwork skills; culturally and socially sensitive;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • 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.); advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages; and office technology equipment; experience in handling of web-based management systems, especially Atlas and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have knowledge of or experience in gender equality and the elimination of violence against women and girls, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other finance, economics and administration related experience, Finance, accounting and audit

* Finance

* Accounting and audit

* Economic and administration

* Web-based management systems, especially Atlas and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 4-11-2020

International Expert in Solar-PV Engineering 12 November 2020 Int. Expert UNDP Timor Leste
UNDP
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English,Indonesian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
12 November 2020

Minimum age: 35 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 National Project Manager and National Engineer in ACCESS Project Team, the UN Volunteer International Expert in Solar-PV Engineering will:

  • Providing technical input and oversight to the design of work plans, detailed procurement plans, tender documents and TORs that include feasibility study, design, construction, stakeholder involvement, quality control and risk management for solar-PV water pumps;

  • Work closely with the UNDP procurement to develop the appropriate contract packaging and tender documents for works to be contracted; this includes review of technical documents for tender, technical review of all offers received as well as final technical recommendation of contractor selection based on the requirements of the project;

  • Providing technical inputs and guidance to the consultant team/company in conducting detailed feasibility study and engineering, procurement and construction activities. Liaise with and direct the work of engineers and other technical staff employed on the project and develop appropriate solutions to overcome unforeseen construction difficulties. Negotiate modifications with contractors and other Engineers.

  • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards;

  • Providing recommendation to the Project Manager to certify payments for contractors for stages completed;

  • Guiding and supporting the implementation of the Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) of the project and observe a full compliance during the entire project duration. Providing guidance to the Project Manager with the implementation and monitoring of all construction risk mitigation measures and take necessary actions to mitigate the risks.

  • Providing guidance and technical support in creating a comprehensive overview of a good international practice of solar-PV power plants.

  • Assist the Project Manager in preparation of project reports for submission to KOICA and Project Steering Committee.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Engineering and other related disciplines.

180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in solar-PV power plants project development or construction;
  • Experience in dealing with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies;
  • Experience in monitoring power plant construction projects;
  • Familiarity working with quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Demonstrated experience presenting work to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, including the ability to liaise effectively at project management levels;
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in an international, multicultural environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Indonesian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other engineering and construction related experience, Electrical engineering, Energy sector

* Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)

* Solar-PV power plants project development or construction

* Monitoring power plant construction projects

* Familiarity working with quantitative and qualitative data

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 12-11-2020

Experimentation Associate 15 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Pakistan
UNDP
Pakistan
Islamabad (PAK)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
15 November 2020

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

The National UN Volunteer, under the direct supervision and guidance of the Accelerator Lab team will undertake the following tasks:

  • Research and identify entry-points related to emerging development trends, data, technologies and issues; and mapping their impacts on the economy, environment, and society;
  • Support the Acc-Lab in the design of specific field research and participatory methods to identify entry points;
  • Identify and support the mapping, assessessment and testing of local solutions for challenges faced by the communities;
  • Support the design of portfolio of experiments to validate the hypotheses and test the effectiveness of identified solutions;
  • Support the generation of knowledge products capturing of results and learning from the experiments for rapid reflection and adaptation;
  • Identify and engage with stakeholders and non-traditional partners pertaining with the portfolios (local start-ups, innovators, entrepreneurs, universities) to maintain stakeholder relationships.
  • Provide other support as required.

Furthermore, participants in the Talent Programme are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge on the SDGs and the United Nations Development System
  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNDP and UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology, Sociology, International Development, Business, Social Sciences, Engineering or related field;
  • Master degree or enrolled in a Masters programme in the above areas is welcomed.
24 Months
  • Professional working experience of over 2 years;

Required:

  • Experience designing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research and analysis;
  • Experience in building partnerships, working in participatory methods and engaging diverse stakeholders such as civil society, academia, private and public sector; and
  • Experience in innovative approaches / entrepreneurship activities in Pakistan.

Desireable:

  • Experience in development programming or policy development;
  • Experience in approaches such as ethnography and behavioral insights, design-thinking;
  • Experience working on social entrepreneurship, inclusive business models, innovative products and services, incubation, etc.; and
  • Experience identifying gaps and opportunities in the innovation ecosystem in Pakistan.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience

Skills:

  • Strong communication (verbal and written) with diverse stakeholders;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team;
  • Thinking out of the box, and coming up with creative non-conventional ideas;
  • Adaptability to a multicultural environment, respecting diverse backgrounds and points of view; and
  • Openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
No

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

This is 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.

To be eligible to apply to the UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities, candidates need to be a person living with a disability.

Application deadline: 15-11-2020