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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Programme Coordination Specialist 29 September 2020 Int. Specialist UNODC Senegal
UNODC
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
French,English
Immediate
6 months
29 September 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 Deputy Regional Representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Assist in the Coordination of the UNODC Regional Programme for West Africa (2016-2020):

  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders to collect, analyze and disseminate data related to programme outcomes and outputs;
  • Prepare various written outputs, e.g. background documentation, talking points, proposals, concept notes, analysis, reports, inputs to publications, etc.;
  • Participate in the monitoring and evaluation of the UNODC Regional Programme;
  • Provide substantive inputs to the annual reports of the UNODC Regional Programme, including on the Sustainable Development Goals, Gender and Human Rights;
  • Organize, participate in and provide substantive input to donor meetings and to the Steering Committee meetings of the Regional Programme;
  • As part of a team, promote knowledge management to ensure access to best available expertise and facilitate organizational learning.
  • Participate in the development of the new 2021-2025 Regional Programme for West Africa.

Assist in the Development of the UNODC Regional Programme for Central Africa:

  • Ensure coordination and coherence in the delivery of UNODC’s Programming in Central Africa.
  • Administrative support of UNODC project offices in Central Africa (Bangui and Libreville).
  • Preparation of a mapping of activities carried out in Central Africa.
  • Prepare various written outputs, e.g. background documentation, talking points, proposals, concept notes, analysis, reports, inputs to publications, etc.;
  • Furthermore, UN Youth Volunteers are required to: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;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • 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 Youth 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
24 Months
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Development programme/project administration
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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?

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: 29 September 2020