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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Assistant, ES, Monitoring and Evaluation 21 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Ukraine
UNFPA
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
Ukrainian,English
01 November 2020
12 months
21 October 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 UNFPA Program Analyst or her designated mandated representative(s), the National UN Volunteer will:

  • Monitor UNFPA’s project and country programme activities on gender mainstreaming by keeping a close record of activities and expenditures, revision of logframes, work plans and result matrix to track the progress towards indicators.
  • Proactively assist in gathering of information regarding legal and socio-economic environment of the country programme gender component, implementing partners, government authorities, local civil society organizations and other counterparts, which may be of use to the programme for informing decisions etc.;
  • Support in project data analysis and visualization, produce data visualization reports;
  • Conduct needs assessment: as appropriate, design of data collection forms, ensuring that the purpose and use of all data collected is clear, questions are simple and user friendly, easily collectable, highlighting where potential problems might arise; organize and manage the data input and initial analysis and presentation of data for the programme;
  • Prepare periodic progress reports and disaggregated data inputs to UN Info/UNDAF/UNGTG and document lessons learnt and challenges;
  • Monitor the assistance provided by UNFPA to implementing partners paying attention to quality of activities and tracking the progress, prioritize the collection of accurate and complete age and sex-disaggregated data in particular to understand how COVID-19 impacts individuals differently, in terms of prevalence, trend;
  • Contribute to drafting donor reporting, concept notes and recommendations to streamline gender programme activities;
  • Perform field visits to monitor implementation of the gender programme activities and ensure the quality and accuracy of the collected or reported data;
  • Contribute to developing of ToRs for research/assessment/evaluation exercises to be conducted within the gender programme framework.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the Country Office, Regional Office and HQ.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
24 Months
  • Relevant professional experience in project monitoring, managing information, coordination or related area;
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems, advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, functions, etc.), teleconferencing is essential;
  • Proven skills to analyse statistical information, ability to formulate information management-related technical requirements and operating procedures;
  • Strong ability to compile and holistically analyse diverse datasets, including visualising results of the analysis;
  • Sound knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods of social research, including experience of developing and analysing surveys, will be a strong asset;
  • Understanding of the UN SDGs is recommended.
  • Ukrainian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 21-10-2020

Project Associate, ES, Communication 21 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Ukraine
UNFPA
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
English,Ukrainian
01 November 2020
12 months
21 October 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 UNFPA Program Analyst or her designated mandated representative(s), the National UN Volunteer will:
Support UNFPA team in the implementation of project activities.
Contribute to drafting of media briefs, social media communication, and documentation of good practices, human stories and stories of success as well as organization of public events.
Maintain close working relationships with the media, including editors and journalists in key national and international news outlets.
Regularly and consistently monitor media publications in the thematic areas related to the Project, providing timely advice to the Project Coordinator and UNFPA Communication and Advocacy Manager, flagging the issues of concern, suggesting corrective actions to address them.
Contribute to the development and implementation of behaviour changing campaigns and awareness raising information materials.
Maintain solid working relationships with the companies-signatories to the Declaration for Gender Equality and Prevention of Domestic Violence. Provide technical support to those signed the Declaration to better implement SDGs (Goals 5 and 8) in their day-to-day operations and business strategies, and document good practices for experiences sharing.
Explore opportunities and mechanisms for engaging civil society and private sector in responding to the needs of vulnerable groups of population affected by COVID-19.
Help to maintain 4 Hands Happiness web-site and social media through drafting news items and event reports.
Perform any other duties as required by the Country Office, Regional Office and HQ.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Degree in social work or other social sciences, social inclusion, civil society development, international relations community health, international relations, international law, human rights, gender studies, communication for development or related field. Master’s degree is preferable.

24 Months
  • Technical knowledge in one or more of the following areas is desirable: women’s economic empowerment, gender equality, behaviour change campaigns.
  • Understanding of the SDGs is recommended.
  • Understanding of the corporate social responsibility concept would be considered as an asset.
  • 2 years of experience working in the areas of public-private partnership, communication, public relations or marketing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in gender mainstreaming, combating gender-based violence, communication for development.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Ukrainian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 21-10-2020

Field Monitoring Assistant 21 October 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Lebanon
WFP
Lebanon
Tripoli (LBN) (LBN)
English,Arabic,French
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
21 October 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 the Livelihoods Progamme Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Livelihoods Field Monitoring Assistant will:

  • Support the Livelihoods (LH) team in the North Lebanon field offices in the implementation and coordination with cooperating partners in the field to ensure proper implementation of livelihood activities adhering to WFP processes and standards of work;
  • Participant outreach and information sessions: Provide feedback on Cooperating Partner (CP) information session presentation draft and assist CPs in conducting information sessions; ensure outreach processes are conducted according to guidelines; conduct sample check through phone calls on the Vulnerability Assessment for Lebanese to check discrepancies and flag any recurring issues with LH Programme Associate;
  • Field visits: Conduct at least one field visit per project site per month to follow-up on timely implementation as well as project quality; Update weekly the project visits schedule and the monthly work plan in close dialogue with the LH Programme Associate and team;
  • Draft CP visit reports for the LH Programme Associate that document challenges, progress and improvements in implementation;
  • LH E-card distribution: Facilitate monthly e-card and pin distribution in coordination with CPs; follow up on no-show cases with the Database Manager;
  • Payments for participants: Track and follow-up on CPs timely submission of service lists, scanned attendance sheets, electronic attendance sheets and payment lists; conduct spot checks on submitted attendance sheets compared to payment lists and conduct sample check phone calls follow up directly with LH Programme Associate if irregularities are detected;
  • Conduct gender-sensitive focus group discussions and other community-level assessments as part of needs analyses and mapping and when requested as inputs for assessments and studies by Quobayat Field Office (QFO) or Country Office (CO);
  • When needed, review reporting package (report, output matrix, workplan) submitted by CPs and share feedback with the livelihoods Programme Associate;
  • Drafting minutes of meetings and share with LH Programme Associate;
  • Collect needed data from Agriculture partners and liaise with the LH Programme Associate for the preparation of regional maps;
  • Perform other related duties as required and deemed necessary by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University degree (Bachelor’s) in food security, agriculture, international development, economics or relevant social science major;
24 Months
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in humanitarian response in the food security sector and Livelihood programming;
  • Strong facilitation skills with experience in coordination and chairing meetings;
  • Solid ability to work with diverse stakeholders and develop consensus;
  • Strong networking skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of North Lebanon region and Tripoli/Akkar local government system, and understanding of the region’s food supply chain;
  • Arabic fluency and working knowledge of English, verbal and written.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
No

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.
b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail
c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments
f. Click “Submit my profile”
g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Field Monitoring Assistant (LBNR000354) click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.Field Monitoring Assistant (LBNR000354)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Gender and Human Rights UNV - Suriname 28 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Suriname
UNFPA
Suriname
Paramaribo (SUR)
English,Dutch
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 October 2020

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

The aim of the joint SDG Programme is to develop a National Roadmap for a Sustainable Financial System to reorient the flow of international and local resources toward more inclusive and gender responsive sustainable in the Republic of Suriname. As such, the Gender and Human Rights UNV will supports synergies between the joint SDG Programme and UNFPA’s programme interventions.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Provide technical guidance to inform the selection of partners (including community and youth and female led organizations) for the awareness events, workshops, multi stakeholder’s dialogues and capacity building interventions during the implementation of the joint SDG Programme
● Identify capacity building needs of these partners and lead the coordination of technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives targeted to partners.
● Provide technical support for the development of a training package on gender and human rights to strengthen the capacities of those involved in the roll-out of the joint SDG programme;
● Assist the Liaison Officer in developing a strategy to engage women and young people in all phases of the joint SDG programme
● Provide technical guidance for the development of the TOR for the consultancies for the Gender analysis including causes of gender inequality and opportunities for mitigation and the; Gender sensitive policy, systems and regulations that can create the right gender-based signals
● Supports the consultant with the analysis on relevant national Gender and Human Rights issues and the identification of opportunities to address the issues hindering desired progress;
● Assist the Liaison Officer with the conducting of studies and research and keep abreast of new policy developments and strategies, policy papers, strategy documents, national and regional plans and development frameworks in the area of gender equality and community and youth participation.
● As necessary, collaborate with the other UN Recipient Organizations such as UNDP, UNEP and FAO for those activities involving these agencies.
● Identify and establish linkages between activities under the joint SDG Programme and UNFPA activities under regular resources
● Build and strengthen multi-sectoral partnerships including with government agencies, civil society, UN Agencies and development partners for more effective and coordinated programme development and implementation as appropriate
● Produce periodic updates and briefs on the joint SDG Programme to inform stakeholders and the donor community
● Identify promising practices, technical expertise and strategic opportunities relating to the work under the joint SDG Programme and identify, develop and disseminate knowledge products, lessons learned and good practices
● Assists in creating, documenting and communicating acquired knowledge via webinars/trainings, briefing notes, traditional and social media communication pieces and, on-line discussions for staff and relevant partners.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate withintheir 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 to 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, Social Science, Gender Studies, International Development, Law, Human Rights, Political Science, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, Research methods or another related field.

60 Months

Demonstrated interest and/or professional work experience in the field of population development and/or gender, with focus on human rights and/or participative and decision making processes.

  • Appreciation of research, monitoring and evaluation concepts and experience in programme/project management is an advantage;
  • Experience working in the UN or other international development organization is desirable;
  • 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, women, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to lead formation of strategies and their implementation; to build and sustain effective partnerships with UN Agencies and main constituents, coordinate and advocate effectively, communicate sensitively across different constituencies; and to negotiate and interact with donors, identify and analyse trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising;
  • 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;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer would be highly regarded as well as, flexibility and openness to learning and new experiences and, motivation to contribute towards development and serving others;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dutch(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Human rights, Other development programme/project experience

work experience in the field of population development and/or gender, with focus on human rights and/or participative and decision making processes.
Appreciation of research, monitoring and evaluation concepts and experience in programme/project management is an advantage;

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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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: 28 October 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time