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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Programme Associate 20 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Lebanon
Open

Programme Associate

National Specialist
UNICEF
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 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 Programme Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Programme Associate will:

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Facilitating the development of programme cooperation agreements (PCAs) by providing information and drafting selected sections of it;

  • Supporting implementing partners’ capacities in budget development, expenditure report and aligning them with the results achieved as well as helping partners addressing bottlenecks;
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate recording and administrative processing of government & NGO’s proposals and requests for direct cash transfers (DCTs);
  • Conducting programme monitoring in UNICEF focus districts for cash and supplies and informing team-members on the status;
  • Helping conduct regular spot checks of partner’s projects to assess their financial record-keeping, expenditure controls and reporting systems;
  • Monitoring and tracking the efficient distribution of supplies that are required for effective programme delivery;

  • Supporting the programme section in researching, compiling and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data and information from a variety of sources on subject matters relevant to the work of the section to facilitate programme delivery as well as preparation of reports, working papers and presentations;

  • Carrying out transactions in VISION ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and making amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary;
  • Carrying out transactions in VISION pertaining to grants and programme-related items for his/her section including but not limited to registering grant allotments and tracking expiring programme grants;
  • Preparing monitoring and reporting information for supervisor and team on agreed performance indicators to drive more efficient management and accountability for results;
  • Regularly monitoring budgets and financial expenditures of section by employing applicable tools, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, keeping supervisor informed and advised on actions for decision and/or follow up;
  • Helping prepare periodic or ad-hoc financial reports relating to country office and donors to support the office in optimizing use of programme funds;
  • Supports capacity development activities related to programme development by preparing training materials and participating in exercises.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, Public Administration, Accounting, Business Administration, or other relevant disciplines;
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national level;
  • 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
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
No

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

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 “Programme Associate (LBNR000353) 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”.
b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Associate (LBNR000353)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Budget Officer 20 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Afghanistan
Open

Budget Officer

National Specialist
UNICEF
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Programme Budget Officer, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist the Budget Team in keeping manual tracking records/sheets updated.
  • Under the gidnace and support of the budget team, using the corporate platform (Insight) generate, modify and summarize budget-related reports as assigned.
  • Provide necessary assistance to Programme Sections in the area of fund monitoring and financial updates.
  • Consolidate the inputs on salary planning sheet received from sections and keep the manual record updated.
  • Upload grant-related support documents in SharePoint and keep the records updated.
  • Assist budget team in making necessary follow up with all sections and field offices on the day to day relevant activities.
  • Close monitor grants expiring and grants reaching financial closure and make necessary follow up with relevant section’s budget focal point.

Furthermore, UN 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 IVD);
  • 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 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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A first-level university degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas is required: financial management/accounting or business administration.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required, and knowledge of (additional language) is an asset;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
24 Months
  • Two years of work experience in the area of financial management or accounting is required
  • Strong knowledge of Microsof Excel is a must
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required, and knowledge of (additional language) is an asset;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit
  • Two years of work experience in the area of financial management or accounting is required
  • Strong knowledge of Microsof Excel is a must
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required, and knowledge of (additional language) is an asset;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Officer 21 October 2020 Nat. Expert UNICEF Philippines
UNICEF
Philippines
Manila (PHL)
English,Filipino
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
21 October 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief of Social Policy Section or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV DRR Officer will:

  1. Provide technical assistance and support the implementation of the Project Cooperation Agreements with Center for Disaster Preparedness (CDP) and University of the Philippines Visayas Foundation, Inc. (UPVFI), including:
    • Ensuring that a unified/common approach to implementing child-centered DRR initiatives is observed in all project areas
    • Ensuring that regular reports (FACE/Funding Authorization and Certificate of Expenditure, CAS/Cash Assistance Summary, Quarterly Progress Reports, Activity Implementation Reports) are regularly submitted by partners
    • Conducting project monitoring meetings to monitor project activities, identify challenges and bottlenecks in project implementation and take key actions to ensure fun expenditure and timely delivery of results

  1. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the workplan with DENR (Department of Environment and Natural Resources), OCD (Office of the Civil Defense) and CCC (Climate Change Commission), with a particular focus on the following activities:
    1. Youth and Climate Change Behavior Change Campaign
    2. Establishment of the Gawad KALASAG Seal of Disaster Resilience (ongoing finalization)
    3. Documentation of CC-DRR strategies for replication and dissemination and updating of the CC-DRR Mainstreaming Toolkit
  2. Coordinate with government partners to communicate progress of initiatives, identify challenges and bottlenecks in project implementation and take key actions; and strengthen partnership on child-centered DRR-CCA
  3. Collect, collate, and organize relevant data and information from implementing partners and government partners for the preparation of relevant reports (internal and external)
  4. Provide over-all programme support to UNICEF Philippines and Social Policy programme priorities related to DRR and CCA, including follow-up actions on the Management Response Plan to the CC-DRR Evaluation.

OTHER CONSIDERATIONS:

  • Given COVID-19 considerations, unless otherwise permitted according to UN approved and compliance to Philippine National Government health protocols, all activities performed during this assignment will be done remotely / via teleworking.
  • UNV DRR Officer will report to the Chief of Social Policy, in close coordination with the DRR Programme Officer.
  • Travel and Funding: All travels shall go through approval of the Supervisor and according to the approved workplan. Funding for travel that would be carried out as part of the approved workplan during the duration of the stretch assignment shall be covered by Social Policy Section (under Output 4.1).
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • An advanced university degree with one of the following fields is required: Social Sciences, Public Administration, Community Development, International Relations, or another relevant technical field.
180 Months
  • Professional work experience at the national and/or international level in programme/project development and management or other relevant programmes; experience with working with government (national and sub-national) and CSO partners is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • Experience working in the Philippine disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation will be highly valued.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Filipino(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Disaster risk reduction, Public information and reporting, Monitoring and evaluation
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, 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 the Philippines and legal residents of the Philippines with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 21-10-2020

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

* 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 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

* 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 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

Education in Emergency/Information Management Officer 21 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Mauritania
UNICEF
Mauritania
Nouakchott (MRT)
French,English,Arabic
30 November 2020
12 months
21 October 2020

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

The overall purpose of the assignment is to ensure a coherent and effective education response by mobilizing groups stakeholders to respond in a strategic manner to a humanitarian crisis. The role of the Education in Emergency/Information Management Officer, is to ensure effective education management and analysis for effective strategic decisions on the impact of the response. Under the guidance of the Chief Education (P4), the UNV, based in Nouakchott will work in close collaboration with the UNICEF Education team members and the staff based in the field office in Bassiknou, in order to provide technical expertise in assessing, planning, implementing, monitoring and coordinating the Education in emergency response in Mauritania.

Assist the Education in Emergency Working Group (EiEWG) identifying and draft documents reflecting humanitarian needs and response gaps in order to ensure a more effective inter-agency response.

Provides training on data collection, analysis and management to government counterparts and EiE partners on a regular basis.

Map out, maintain information on all current and potential EiE partners, their capacities and areas of work.

Provide programme information for the production of EiE advocacy materials.

Work with EiE partners to have a well-prioritised plan of information management activities that provide all the relevant and strategic information needed to manage the EiE activities, and achievement of sector targets.

Development and maintenance of standardized databases which can be used to capture relevant information for monitoring and planning purposes.

Identify innovative ways for sharing information within the EiE working group members and regularly share sector information with partners and relevant stakeholders as necessary.

Share with partners on a monthly basis the collated country/region/partner-wide education statistic against agreed performance indicators.

Provide technical guidance and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and country office partners/donors on interpretation, application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices and approaches on education and related issues to support program management, implementation and delivery of results.

Actively monitor programs/projects through field visits, surveys and/or exchange of information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.

Master degree or equivalent

Masters or advanced degree in education, statistics social sciences, international development, humanitarian response or a related field.

Previous experience in education in emergency and information management

24 Months

2-3 years of relevant work experience in the field of international development with a focus on education in emergency;

Minimum 2-3 years of progressively responsible relevant experience in the field of education.

Experience in complex emergencies (especially protracted refugee crisis) and experience with either the UN and/or NGO strongly preferred.

Technical experience and knowledge in the area of EiE response, including bottleneck analysis, monitoring and evaluation, supply management and partnership coordination.

Strong qualitative and quantitative research skill for evidence generation is an asset.

Proven experience of high quality report writing and documentation.

Strong facilitation and training are strongly preferred.

Resourcefulness, flexibility, creativity and the ability to prioritize large amounts of work while under pressure in high hardship level duty station.

Excellent communication, analytical, facilitation, and presentation skills.

Politically and culturally sensitive, awareness of gender issues, with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy

Knowledge of the context of Mauritanian and/or Malian education is an asset

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other educational, teaching or training experience, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

Other Skills:

· proven ability to engage effectively at community level;

· sensitivity to local cultures, and understanding of community level drivers of political and conflict dynamics

· strong networking skills: able to negotiate effectively and engage diverse stakeholders (private sector, Government, religious, youth, community based organizations)

· familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

· able to work with initiative and drive forward programmes with minimal support

· have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, 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.

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.

Communication Assistant 22 October 2020 Nat. Youth UNFPA Timor Leste
UNFPA
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English,Tetum
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 October 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of [Assistant Representative] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [Communication Assistant] will:

  • Support the management of a database of evidence-based on life stories and audiovisual materials;
  • Support the liaison with national media;
  • Support other communications staff in the management of the UNFPA local website and ensure regular updates of its content in close cooperation with staff;
  • Assist in the drafting of media briefs on UNFPA CO activities for CO and when requested by the Regional Office;
  • Support the promotion of the visibility of the UNFPA mandates through social media;
  • Use monitoring activities to engage with local CSOs and youth groups to identify communications opportunities
  • Provide substantive technical support to the program team to develop IEC/BCC material in a different thematic area
  • Provide technical inputs in designing the UNFPA Timor-Leste core program advocacy campaign in collaboration with communication staff
  • Work with the UN system to sensitize Media/journalists on UNFPA Mandate
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
  • Translate communication materials between English and Tetum.
  • Support staff with interpretation if needed.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in communication, social science, public health, public administration or related field.

24 Months
  • 2 years of professional work experience at the national level in journalism, communications, or other relevant programs; experience working in the development sector, UN or other international development organization would be an asset;

  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Tetum(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation

* Communications

* Reporting Skills

* Public Information

No

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

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

Application deadline: 08-10-2020

Communications and Programme Support 22 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNFPA Timor Leste
UNFPA
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 October 2020

Minimum age: 25 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 UNFPA Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Communication and Programme Support Officer will:

Support to Communications:

  • Communications activities will pay particular attention, but not exclusively, to extra-budgetary funded activities related to gender-based violence.
  • Drawing on UNFPA CP programmatic interventions, Monitoring and Evaluation activities and other events, collate UNFPA results, prepare news briefs and ensure timelymedia publicity for UNFPA;
  • Lead the development/establishment and management of UNFPA Timor Leste database of evidence based on life stories and audio visual materials that can be used in local and international events;
  • Participate in the liaison with national medias to promote and highlight UNFPA interventions/ achievements/results;
  • Lead the management of the UNFPA local website and Facebook and ensure constant updates of its content in close cooperation with staff;
  • Drafting media briefs on UNFPA CO activities for CO, and when requested by the Regional Office;
  • Support the promotion of the visibility of the UNFPA mandates;
  • Use monitoring activities to engage with local CSOs and youth groups to identify communications opportunities
  • Provide substantive technical support to the program team to develop IEC/BCC material
  • Provide technical inputs in designing the UNFPA Timor-Leste core program advocacy campaigns
  • Work with the UN system to sensitize Media/journalists on UNFPA Mandate areas with a particular focus on GBV
  • Lead in organizing the key events of UNFPA activities including celebration of the special days such as World Population day and launch of the state of population report, etc.

Support Programme Activities:

  • Join and support the monitoring of work plan activities with a particular focus on joining monitoring visits to derive and document success stories and support follow up with a particular focus on field activites;
  • Participate in monitoring using M&E tools and support UNFPA staff and Implementing Partners to effectively guide programme delivery;
  • Promote evidence based programming through identifying data and knowledge gaps primarily related to gender issues.

Support the UN Country Team in results reporting:

  • Actively participate in the UNSDCF related working group meetings ensuring UNFPA mandate/issues/concerns are adequately reflected in all relevant forums; and

Other:

  • Carry out any other additional tasks assigned by the UNFPA Assistant Representative and the UNFPA Representative.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in social science, economics, public health, public administration, international relations or related field.

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development and communications.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • 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;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Data analysis skills and familiarity with statistical software (is recommended)
  • Sound security awareness;
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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Application deadline: 22-10-2020

Information Management Associate 25 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Lebanon
UNICEF
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic,French
01 November 2020
6 months
25 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 Information Management (IM) Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV IM Associate will:

  • Support the general Education (EDU) Sector tasks in information management, in addition to some administrative tasks in EDU;
  • Process administrative tasks that include (but are not limited to):
  • Support Sector coordination team in compiling, consolidating and documenting sector results and progress;
  • Support the preparation of general reports, assessments, dashboards, situation analyses reports, and other sector related documents;
  • Updating/maintaining EDU Sectors Contact lists;
  • Supporting Sector in preparation, implementation and following on meetings, including: preparing presentations and briefs, preparing/compiling EDU National level minutes of meetings (MoMs); maintaining attendance sheets for EDU National level meetings (Sectors Partners meetings, Core Groups, etc.);
  • Supporting in follow up with Sector Partners on deadlines related to EDU Sector, including on surveys, assessments or any data collection process; service mapping, 3/4/5W’s, photos, locations online mapping, etc;
  • Sending out mass communication (announcements, vacancies, etc.)
  • Aaccompany the team in or undertaking field visits (field offices, Partners programs, etc.);
  • Perform particular IM tasks that include (but are not limited to):
    • Supporting in drafting online forms;
    • Supporting the Sector IM Officer in technical tasks in data analyses;
    • Supporting the Sector IM Officer in specific tasks related to Inter-Agency reporting platforms (Activity Info);
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Social Sciences or area related to Information Management;
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in humanitarian, emergency response, or development domains, or other relevant programmes; experience with UN Agencies or I/NGO’s is an asset;
  • Knowledge in online forms and/or online mapping is an asset;
  • Knowledge in database development is an asset;
  • 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 humanitarian affairs and emergencies, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other information and telecommunications technology experience
No

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

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 “Programme Associate (LBNR000356 - 7909)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”.
b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Programme Associate (LBNR000356 - 7909 )”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.