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Urban Risk Management Specialist 02 November 2020 Int. Expert UNDP Ethiopia
UNDP
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
02 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 UNDP Resilience Project Manager and the the overall guidance of the Head of Division for Environment, Climate Change, Water and Land Management and the day-to-day direction of the Technical Coordinator of the Disaster Risk Reduction Unit, the Urban Risk Management Specialist will provide high quality technical support in areas such as urban risk assessment, early warning systems, preparedness for response and recovery as well as integration of disaster and climate risks in urban planning, infrastructure development and recovery, through coherent policy, strategic and programme advisory services, at the regional and national level, as per the requirements of the AUC.

The UNV will support the AUC in establishing an interdepartmental taskforce on Disaster Risk Reduction with focus on urban resilience and mainstreaming of DRR in relevant AUC Departments, developing an African roadmap on urban risk management, developing and rolling out guidelines for Regional Economic Commissions (RECs) and Member States on urban risk management.

The UNV Urban Risk Management Specialist will be responsible but not limited to the following:

  1. Substantive delivery of urban risk management related technical assistance, and policy and programme support
  • Provide technical support to the development of the AUC guidelines for Urban Risk Management.
  • Provide technical inputs for the design, development, and implementation of urban risk management and resilience building programmes at regional and national levels through the RECs as required.
  • Develop an African roadmap on urban risk management and guidelines, and support rolling out of the guidelines in RECs and Member States with initial piloting in the Sahel;
  • Support AUC to implement the project “strengthening capacities for disaster risk reduction and adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development”.
  • Support mainstreaming of Disaster Risk Reduction in general and Urban Risk Management in particular into AUC Departments.
  • Support integration of risk reduction in sustainable urban development and urban risk management at sub-regional and national level.
  • Assist in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, prepare evaluations or other research activities and studies related to urban risk management.
  • Ensure the integration of cross-cutting issues, such as gender, peace building, rights of persons with disabilities, human rights, and resilience into all urban risk management-related activities, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Assist DRR Unit with the delivery of policy and technical support in the area of urban risk management and resilience building, in contribution to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for DRR and the Africa Programme of Action.
  • Participate in field missions, when required, including in post-disaster situations and provide technical and coordination support for the conduct of Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNA) and the development of Recovery Frameworks (RF) as it relates to urban risk reduction and recovery.
  • Appraise country requests for support in case of disasters and contribute to the preparation of project proposals and funding requests related to urban recovery and resilience building in post-disaster situations, in consultation with national and regional partners, ensuring that the needs of the vulnerable populations are adequately reflected.
  • Collaborate with AUC, RECs, specialized agencies as well as other thematic teams on programmes related to urban risk management and resilience building, including linkages to climate change, livelihoods, displacement, fragility and gender issues.
  • Contribute to the development of strategy and approaches to increase regional and national capacities for urban risk management and risk-informed urban development, including its integration in national and regional disaster risk reduction and recovery strategies, policies and legislative system, or developing standalone urban risk management strategies.
  • Support the implementation of regional urban risk management, resilience building and recovery programmes and projects.
  • Serve as AUC’s resource person for the project “strengthening capacities for disaster risk reduction and adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development”.
  1. Substantive development of urban risk management related tools and resources
  • Develop a continental framework that offers systematic and pragmatic approaches and tools for assessing urban resilience and for developing urban risk management plans in Africa.
  • Support the development and delivery of urban risk management related training modules/guidance/tools for regional entities and Member States to facilitate the practice of urban risk analyses/assessments, early warning systems, preparedness in response and recovery, integration of risks in urban planning/infrastructure development, and post-disaster recovery in urban areas.
  • Provide technical expertise in developing tools, methodologies and producing knowledge management products on urban risk management, with linkages to disaster risk reduction, resilience, climate change and other relevant themes.
  • Provide technical expertise, as required, on the content development for regional/country-level knowledge products through the analysis of data, case evidence, and research findings on urban risk management.
  • Promote and enhance urban risk management approaches that link climate change adaptation with disaster risk reduction and risk-informed programming.

  1. Knowledge management and community of practice for urban resilience and risk management
  • Build the knowledge base and documented experience to further substantiate the link between urban disasters, urbanization processes, urban governance, development planning, infrastructure development and basic services in Africa.
  • Compile, analyze, report and codify urban risk management and recovery experiences and lessons learned in Africa.
  • Support the development and effective application of knowledge products and policy documents.
  • Provide relevant substantive inputs to build and strengthen a regional Community of Practice on urban resilience in Africa, including with the UN system, the EU, the World Bank, other Regional Intergovernmental Organizations, Regional Development Banks, bilateral partners, external experts, etc.
  • Advocate and enable facilitation of exchanges and experiences sharing related to urban risk management and resilience between institutions and specialized agencies, among Member States, between RECs within Africa as well as through South-South cooperation, where valuable.
  • Support capacity building of AUC DRR Unit and other departments and Specialised Agencies, Member States (including national disaster management institutions, urban local bodies), and other governmental and non-governmental stakeholders such as the academia/research institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector in urban risk management, including in the application of urban risk management tools and practices.
  • Strengthen linkages with DRR and climate change communities of practice, both inside the AUC, with relevant entities within the RECs and Member States.
  • Support the DRR Unit and the AUC in responding to RECs and Member State requests for information on global/regional/national best practices and experiences on urban risk management together with partners and expert institutions.
  1. Advocacy and partner engagement for effective policy positioning on urban risk management
  • Work in close collaboration with members of the DRR Unit, DREA and other relevant Departments of the AUC to promote urban risk management at the Regional, National and sub-national/local levels.
  • Support AUC in leveraging its policy leadership and convening power in advocating for and ensuring that the Member States take into account the multi-dimensional risks (disaster, climate and conflict) in urban planning, infrastructure development and urban risk management processes.
  • Contribute to the development and nurturing of partnerships between RECs and between Member States (especially on cross-border processes related to urbanization, migration, risk reduction and recovery), different organs of the AUC, and with the EU, World Bank, UN agencies and regional intergovernmental organizations, bilateral partners, think tanks, academic institutions and non-governmental organizations to foster and strengthen the practice of urban risk management and sustainable urban development.
  • Participate in consultations and drafting of joint agreement and MOUs and statements of intent on urban risk management and resilience building.
  • Foster partnership through attendance in regular meetings, contributions to joint knowledge products and joint conferences and workshops on urban risk management and resilience building/recovery or relevant areas.
  • Support AUC in its engagement in partnerships on urban risk management and resilience building through reporting and developing briefing notes and background information when required.
  • Support resource mobilization efforts for urban risk management and resilience building through development of project concept notes and proposals.
  • Support establishment of interdepartmental task force at AUC to facilitate mainstreaming DRR, including urban resilience in AUC department.
  • Carry out any other relevant tasks assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), preferably in urban planning, civil engineering, disaster management, geography, development studies, social sciences, public policy or related field is required
  • Working knowledge of any other African Union official language is an additional advantage
180 Months
  • A minimum of 15 years of professional work experience of which minimum 7 years’ experience in urban risk management/related aspects; experience in providing technical advice in the development and implementation of policies and programmes, including the review of policy documents and programmes in the area of disaster risk reduction, climate change, recovery and/or closely related fields is required.
  • Experience in the application of global and regional frameworks for disaster risk reduction and climate change to the urban context, including the domestication of the Sendai Framework, is preferred.
  • Experience in providing regional policy advice, regional technical assistance, and capacity development to support to multi stakeholder institutions in establishing and coordinating multi-partner interventions is highly desirable.
  • Experience working in West Africa on urban risk reduction, climate change adaptation and/or recovery is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working with an international or regional organization or multilateral, including UN is preferred.
  • Coordination experience working directly with governments, development partners, and international organizations would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of and experience within the AU system would be an asset
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Disaster risk reduction, Climate change mitigation and mechanisms for technology transfer
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience in urban risk reduction and resilience building, including in urban risk analysis/assessments, early warning systems/preparedness initiatives, capacity building of urban local governments and other key stakeholders in urban risk management, mainstreaming risk reduction in urban planning and development strategies/policies/plans, development of urban recovery and risk reduction plans and programmes in crisis contexts is required.
  • Urban Risk Management: Knowledge of urbanization processes, urban development and management, and urban risk reduction concepts, frameworks and principles and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.

Technical Competencies:

  • Disaster Risk Reduction: Knowledge of DRR concepts, frameworks and principles and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.
  • Recovery: Knowledge of core recovery principles and frameworks, and ability to guide delivery at regional, national and community levels.
  • Resilience: Knowledge of how multiple risks and impact on development, and the delivery of resilience to communities and countries through reducing vulnerability and reducing risk.
  • Representation: Ability to productively share AU knowledge, experience and activities at international, regional and national platforms.
  • Partnerships: Ability to engage with, mobilize support from and forge productive working relationships with a wide range of partners at the regional, national and local levels (public, private, academic, civil society, business community leaders).

Other Functional Competencies:

  • Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work, including stakeholder-centered approaches for office/division
  • People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction by:
    • involving team members in different stages of work and decision making;
    • promoting independent thinking and action; and
    • following high professional standards and motivating excellence in others.
  • Delivery: Ability to get things done by:
    • meeting goals, timelines and quality requirements;
    • accepting accountability for the outcomes of programme delivery; and
    • facilitating improvement and innovation in the delivery of products and services.
  • Advocacy: Ability to advocate a point of view and influence others.
  • Resource Mobilization: Ability to identify and organize programmes and projects to implement solutions and generate resources.
  • Trends and emerging areas analytics: Ability to scan the horizon and identify approaches and initiatives to bring into policy and programme design.
No

Communication, Leadership

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Application deadline: 02 November 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

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Application deadline: 12-11-2020

Ingénieur Eau et Electricité 02 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Niger
UNDP
Niger
Diffa (NER)
French,English
Immediate
6 months 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.

Sous la supervision directe du Chargé de projet Stabilisation le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

En plus de ce qui précède, les Volontaires des Nations Unies sont censés :

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

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Diplôme universitaire supérieur dans le domaine de l’ingénierie de l’eau, de l’électricité et l’environnement ou autres domaines pertinents par rapport à la mission.
60 Months
  • Au moins 5 années d’expérience dans la réalisation et la supervision de chantiers, la coordination des agences et firmes d’exécution d’infrastructures électriques et hydrauliques, y compris en hydraulique pastorale.
  • Bonne maîtrise de l'outil informatique, MS Project, NEPLAN.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • Other science experience.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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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

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Application deadline: 4-11-2020

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

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

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

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

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

Monitoring and Evaluation

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

Vulnability Analysis and Mapping

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

Capacity-Building and Coordination

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

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

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Spécialiste Suivi & Evaluation 08 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Burkina Faso
UNDP
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou (BFA)
French,English
01 December 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
08 November 2020

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

Description des tâches :

Sous la supervision directe de la Chargée de Projet Stabilisation- Phase Pilote le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  • Développer un système de suivi & évaluation, y compris des indicateurs pertinents pour mesurer le succès et les résultats de collecte de données pour la phase pilote conformément aux résultats programmatiques attendus du plan d’initiation du projet, ainsi que des directives du PNUD, selon le budget et capacités disponibles ;
  • Concevoir et mettre en œuvre un système efficace pour la collecte et l'analyse des données qui vont alimenter le cadre de suivi et évaluation convenu ;
  • Soutenir la mise en œuvre du programme en ajustant de manière continu les données analyses selon le besoin ;
  • Diriger, coordonner et assurer la qualité des rapports internes et externes ;
  • Soutenir l'évaluation externe le cas échéant ;
  • Sur la base des leçons apprises pendant la phase pilote, élaborer une approche conceptuelle de suivi et évaluation pour l’élaboration du mécanisme de stabilisation élargie ainsi qu’un plan pour sa mise en œuvre, y compris les capacités requises ;
Master degree or equivalent

Niveau de qualification minimun Maitrise (BAC + 4) dans tout domaine pertinent pour le poste.

Qualification(s) en Gestions de Projets/Programmes; Gestion/Analyse de données ( atout)

36 Months

Expérience dans la gestion de projets/programmes, y compris le suivi et l’évaluation, avec une connaissance des zones de crise/post-conflit, est nécessaire.

Une expérience pertinente sur le terrain dans les situations d’urgence (urgence complexe ou catastrophe naturelle) est requise

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation

Expérience dans la gestion de projets/programmes, y compris le suivi et l’évaluation, avec une connaissance des zones de crise/post-conflit, est nécessaire. Une expérience pertinente sur le terrain dans les situations d’urgence (urgence complexe ou catastrophe naturelle) est requise.

No

Communication, Integrity, Managing Performance, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 08-11-2020

Hub Coordinator for the Caribbean 02 November 2020 Nat. Expert UNDP Barbados
UNDP
Barbados
Bridgetown (BRB)
English,Spanish
Immediate
12 months
02 November 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

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

UN Volunteer mobilization and management

  • Liaise with UN agencies in the Caribbean to ensure an understanding of UNV’s mandate, key offers and the added value that UN Volunteer assignments bring in support to the achievement of their respective mandates;
  • Maintain business intelligence on UN agencies, identifying specific entry points to diversify partnerships with the key result of increased volunteer assignments, including the assessment and reporting on the forecast demand for UN Volunteers in the Caribbean;
  • Identify volunteer placement opportunities and present UNV value proposition and volunteer modalities with the objective of maximizing international and national volunteer presence, including collaboration in the preparation of descriptions of assignment, with partner agencies and other partners;
  • Ensure that incoming and outgoing UN Volunteers are adequately briefed and debriefed and extend personal support and guidance to UN Volunteers serving in the Caribbean;
  • Work closely with the Field Security Officer and provide support to the UN Designated Official to ensure a detailed understanding among UN Volunteers on all security-related issues;
  • Monitor the well-being and performance of serving UN Volunteers through routine field visits to their duty stations and discussions with their supervisors and counterparts;
  • Oversee and approve UN Volunteers’ entitlements as delegated, authorized, or needed;
  • Provide overall management and administrative support to UN Volunteers and;
  • In the event where no UNV Programme Assistant/Associate is present, support the recruitment of national and international UN Volunteers as well as other administrative duties for placement and management of UN Volunteers assigned to the Caribbean in line with the conditions of service and in close coordination with the relevant organizational units.

Advocacy, partnership building, and UNV programme integration

  • Lead UNVs’ field efforts as the representative of the organization in the Caribbean, ensuring key results and delivery of the Strategic Framework and the Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Establish, foster and maintain effective outreach and relationships, including the formalization of partnerships and other exchanges of confidence such as inclusion in the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), as well as with government, UN agencies, NGOs, the private sector and other relevant development partners;
  • Participate in UN thematic forces, UN-led assessments, Programme Management Team (PMT) meetings, post-conflict needs assessments, UNSDCF planning processes, technical missions and funding appeals to identify opportunities for volunteerism and volunteer placement;
  • Establish, foster and maintain effective outreach and relationships with local civil society organizations, prioritizing those focused on volunteerism, to contribute to community-led sustainable development in the Caribbean;
  • Encourage national and local actors to establish a framework on volunteer infrastructure that supports volunteerism for peace and development, including the adoption of relevant policies and legislation;
  • Strengthen and determine business intelligence related to partnerships, promotion of volunteerism and shaping and delivering volunteer infrastructure advisory services and conduct Caribbean scans as input for corporate planning processes;
  • In close coordination with the Regional Office and the Communications Section at headquarters, prepare, disseminate and present Caribbean-specific promotional information on the mandate and work of UNV with relevant development partners and the media;
  • Coordinate activities and plan events, in collaboration with other agencies, for annual, national and UN-recognized international celebrations, including the International Volunteer Day (IVD);
  • Encourage and monitor serving UN Volunteers to embrace the ideals of volunteerism, act as advocates for volunteer action, and document their experiences in promoting volunteerism; and
  • Support, in the case of UNV-funded projects UNV programmatic engagement.

Management

  • Develop and manage the implementation of the Field Unit’s annual work plan, including management and reporting on UNV support funds and budget;
  • Lead the UNV Caribbean-presence to ensure coordinated and effective delivery of services as well as enable a supportive and collaborative work environment;
  • Manage any UNV assigned personnel within the FU including supervision, performance assessment and capacity development; and
  • Establish and monitor implementation of the FU’s annual work plan and set performance indicators.

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the Caribbean;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS

The key benefit of being a UN Volunteer is the personal satisfaction the volunteer assignment brings you as you make a positive impact on peace and development. However, UNV supports you during your assignment in several ways.

UNV programme will provide:

A monthly Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) of ** BBD 5,600.00** to cover the costs of accommodation, housing and regular living expenses.

Health insurance (including dental and up to three dependants) [specialists and experts], life and permanent disability insurance are included, as well as a resettlement allowance upon satisfactory completion service.

Annual, medical and parental leave (if applicable), e-learning courses and training allowance (reimbursement).

[National assignments, except community]

Reimbursement of up to $400 US dollars regarding national travel costs to the duty-station, as well as settling-in grant and repatriation grant are provided in case the duty-station is not within a commuting distance from the volunteer’s place of residence.

Full time availability is required

Master degree or equivalent
  • Master´s degree in social sciences, international development, project management, public/business administration or related fields.
  • Candidates with less than 35 years of age that meet the education/experience criteria may be considered.
96 Months
  • At least 8 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level. Relevant work experience preferably in a humanitarian, development and/or peace related field;
  • Experience in partnerships and/or inter-agency cooperation is essential;
  • Work experience with the United Nations is an asset;
  • Previous experience in a civil society setting and/or as a volunteer with volunteer management and/or promotion of volunteerism is a distinct advantage.
  • Fluency in English. Working knowledge of Spanish is desirable.
  • Experience in Microsoft office and internet;
  • Openness to embrace Digital Transformation and use of new technologies.
  • 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 volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
  • At least 8 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level. Relevant work experience preferably in a humanitarian, development and/or peace related field;
  • Experience in partnerships and/or inter-agency cooperation is essential;
No

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

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Application deadline: 02 November 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Communication Specialist 03 November 2020 Nat. Expert UNDP Yemen
UNDP
Yemen
Sana'a (YEM)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
03 November 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of ERRY Project Manager and the UNDP Communication Team Leader, the Communication Specialist will undertake the following tasks: Social Media
 Assist in the implementation of the project communications Strategy with focus on the social media tools.
 Prepare and implement social media campaigns in consultations and guidance with UNDP communication team and communication specialist of joint coordination unit. This includes content preparation and dissemination as well as media outreach.
 Generate posts/tweets sheets on a daily basis to ensure frequent updates for ERRYJP1, UNDP Yemen Facebook page and Twitter accounts.
 Follow-up with the ERRY project technical specialists on the most recent and cleared updates from the field and use them for social media and website updates in quarterly basis after the clearance from the communication team of UNDP and JCU. General Communication
 Contribute to start and scale up an interactive communication-model that gives ERRY, SIDA and Famine response beneficiaries a voice.
 Plan, draft and prepare press releases, success stories and articles in consultation with the project team members and implementing partners. Media Monitoring
 Generate/translate media products project activities and events.

Visual Communication
 Demonstrate good skills in video-editing to respond to urgent and ad-hoc changes in videos products. Ensure content updates to UNDP Yemen YouTube Channel.
 Demonstrate good capacity in designing infographics and information visual content for social media, website and publications.
 Demonstrate good skills in photography and photo-editing skills to keep project products and webpages fresh.
 Maintain project photo database, in CO SharePoint, using a systematic approach while ensuring the accessibility and diversity of project photos.
 Translate between English and Arabic for an ad-hoc small-scale publications (including social media clippings) and meetings
 Conduct capacity building of IPs in terms of ensuring proper visibility and products such as photo, videos etc.
 Regular updates on communication plan and implementation of activities.
 Communication risks log update on quarterly basis for all projects. Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
 Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
 Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
 Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
 Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
 Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
 Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. Communication, Jounalism, International Relations or area related to the Communication.

84 Months

7 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in story writing, photo editing, social media marketing and website or other relevant programmes; working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
 Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, stories 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 Communication at UNDP, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
No

Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams, Building Trust

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

Application deadline: 03-11-2020

Social Entrepreneurship Officer 22 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP State of Palestine
UNDP
State of Palestine
Gaza (PSE)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
22 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 of Assistant Special Representative Gaza and guidance of the Accelerator Lab team will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support sensing and communicating emerging development trends, data, technologies and issues; and mapping their impacts on the economy, environment, and society;
  • Support the design of specific field research and participatory methods to focus on the most vulnerable populations and those not usually engaged in public policy debates;
  • Support the mapping and assessessment of local solutions and define pathways for their scale up, and determine best methods fo making solutions transferable;
  • Support the design of experiments to validate the hypotheses and test the effectiveness of identified solutions in Gaza;
  • Support the testing of solutions and potential ideas in real life context to understand potential channels of scaling up (including identifying private and public sector venues for uptake);
  • Support the capturing of results and learning from the experiments for rapid reflection and adaptation;
  • Support the outreach and engagement with universities and think tanks in Gaza; and
  • Support the integration of the Accelerator Lab methodology into UNDP programmes in Gaza and engage with the programme team to facilitate the adoption of new / innovative approaches and validated solutions.
  • Strengthen their knowledge on the SDGs and the United Nations Development System.
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 Gaza.

(Desirable)

  • 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 Gaza.

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.

Computer skills: MS Office applications (Excel, PPT, Word)

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Management consulting
No

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

This is a National Specialist UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4804.15 including wellbeing differential.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply to this assignment:

candidates need to be a person living with a disability.
Candidates need to be only nationals living in Gaza

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UNV Digital Communication Officer 15 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP El Salvador
UNDP
El Salvador
San Salvador (SLV)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months
15 November 2020

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

UNV Digital Communication Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support Social Media accounts Management (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube).
  • Produce graphic and multimedia materials for Social Media accounts, website and others digital supports.
  • Produce a digital monthly newsletter
  • Assist in the preparation and production of success stories, website articles, blogs, videos, photo-essay and other digital communications materials .
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of communication activities through daily media clippings and measuring of reach of digital products.
  • Support the proposal and implementing innovative ideas for digital campaings, specially related to SDG outreach.
  • Raise awareness on web accessibility

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
  • Hold a Bachelor or Master level, degree or be enrolled in a university degree at Master level in Communications, Graphic Design or a field related to UNDP’s work areas.

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.

Work experience will be an advantage, but not a requirement.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience

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.

  • Work experience will be an advantage, but not a requirement.
  • Hold a Bachelor or Master level, degree or be enrolled in a university degree at Master level in Communications, Graphic Design or a field related to UNDP’s work areas.
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights
No

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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 (i.e. hearing, visual or physical disabilities). Be no more than 35 years of age.

Application deadline: 15 November 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time