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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

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

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Application deadline: 22-10-2020

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

Population Census Coordination Specialist 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNFPA Sierra Leone
UNFPA
Sierra Leone
Freetown (SLE)
English
15 January 2021
12 months
01 November 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 direct supervision of the UNFPA Quality Assurance Specialist and overall guidance of the UNFPA Representative .the Population and Census Coordination Specialist UN Volunteer will:

  • Liaise with relevant Statistics Sierra Leone officials and represent UNFPA in technical level discussions around the 2020 mid-term census and feedback to the Country Office.
  • Ensure pre-enumeration and enumeration activities are on track and provide technical advice where necessary
  • Develop/consolidate an action plan for support to the successful implementation of the mid-term census and post census work, updated with results achieved on a regular basis.
  • Monitor and support Statistics Sierra Leone in the process of pre-enumeration, enumeration, cartographic, work, and compilation of census field reports.
  • Coordinate, foster and strengthen strategic partnerships with UN agencies, and other relevant multilateral and bilateral organizations that are supporting the 2020 mid-term census in Sierra Leone
  • Establish good working relationships with officials of Statistics Sierra Leone and other local stakeholders in the 2020 mid-term census
  • Support the country office in other population and development work as assigned
  • 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 Sierra Leone;
  • 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

60 Months
  • Master’s degree in social sciences, such as demography, statistics, economics or a related field.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, economics or demography
  • Working knowledge in statistical packages such as SAS, Stata and SPSS
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the use of GIS software such as ArcGIS or QGIS is an asset
  • Familiarity with data collection and analysis using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Open to work remotely and to travel to rural communities
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet/; familiarity with social media networks and office technology equipment.
  • Demonstrated strong familiarity with UNFPA work on censuses and other development projects.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • 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.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics, Macroeconomics and public finance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

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”.

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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.

Chargé de Programme Urgence 28 October 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Burundi
Open

Chargé de Programme Urgence

International Specialist
WFP
Burundi
Bujumbura (BDI)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
28 October 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 Chef de l’unité du Programme, le détenteur du poste sera en charge de la gestion et coordination des activités de préparation aux urgences et de répondre aux crises, incluant la planification, la mise en œuvre et le rapportage des activités et en partenariat avec les responsables fonctionnels afin de favoriser, ou possible, la transition entre la réponse à l’urgence et le résilience (nexus)

Ses fonctions spécifiques se trouvent résumées dans les points suivants :

I. Evaluation, conception, planification des programmes d’urgence

Sous le leadership du chef de Programme, en collaboration avec les unités du PAM concernées (particulièrement Supply Chain et VAM) et en collaboration avec le gouvernement et les autres partenaires, veiller à ce que les évaluations d’urgence soient exécutées et que les résultats soient pris en compte dans la formulation et la stratégie de réponse, y inclus les stratégies de sortie :

  • Assurer que la modalité d’intervention (cash, vivres, combinaison) soit choisie sur la base d’une analyse rigoureuse ;
  • Assurer la rédaction de rapports d’évaluation dans le plus bref délai ; veiller à ce que le CO, le bureau régional et le siège du PAM soient au courant des développements humanitaires et de la réponse du PAM, à travers des informations et consultations régulières ;
  • Contribuer aux actions de préparation aux urgences, telles que l’alerte précoce, l’analyse des risques et la planification de contingence ;
  • Coordonner l’élaboration de tous les plans et budgets de mise en œuvre des activités de réponse aux urgences dans le cadre du programme et de la stratégie d’intervention d’urgence convenus ;
  • Soutenir les efforts de mobilisation de ressources du CO pour les projets d’urgence en soutenant la préparation de propositions de financement ;
  • Contribuer à la formulation et à la révision du ICSP et/ou propositions pour « Immediate Response » window.

II. Gestion des activités d'urgence et mise en œuvre

  • Maintenir une surveillance continue de la situation d'urgence humanitaire en développement et ajuster les activités en conséquence ;

  • Etablir des partenariats stratégiques et opérationnels avec les partenaires coopérants et d’autres partenaires (CICR, FICR, partenaires RRM, etc.) ;

  • Etablir des Field Levels Agreements et/ou d’autres protocoles d’accord soient signés le plus rapidement possible en cas de réponse d’urgence ;

  • Assurer une coordination stratégique avec les partenaires pour que la réponse d’urgence soit, si possible, suivie d’une phase de redressement/et ou actions visant à augmenter la résilience des personnes et des communautés affectées par la crise ;
  • Assurer la participation active à toutes les réunions de coordination des activités d’urgence, y compris les réunions régulières à niveau des camps de réfugiés ;
  • Veiller à ce que les différentes activités prévues par la réponse soient mises en œuvre de manière coordonnée et cohérente, en interne avec les bureaux de terrain et autres unités ainsi qu’en externe avec les acteurs concernés ;

  • Surveiller en permanence les projets et mettre en évidence les risques potentiels pour la réalisation des activités ;

  • S’assurer que les activités d'urgence sont menées conformément aux normes minimales de Sphère et à la charte humanitaire en matière de réponse aux catastrophes ;
  • Veiller à la mise en place des comités de plaintes et de gestion au niveau de tous les sites d’intervention ;
  • Contribuer à mettre en place des mesures ou outils pour assurer la qualité des activités programmatiques, telles que les procédures opérationnelles Standards (SOP), le plan d’amélioration des performances, le registre des risques, etc.
  • Soutenir le renforcement des capacités du personnel du PAM, des partenaires et du gouvernement national en matière de préparation et réponse aux besoins d'assistance alimentaire et nutritionnel d’urgence ;
  • Fournir le support nécessaire aux bureaux de terrain et aux collègues impliqués dans la gestion et le suivi des activités relatives aux urgences ;
  • Etablir des contacts avec le mécanisme RR en vue d’établir des possibilités de coor- dination et de partenariat.

III. Suivi et Evaluation et rapportage

En collaboration avec l’unité M&E, assurer le suivi rigoureux des activités liées à la

réponse d’urgence en accompagnant la formation et le renforcement des capacités du staff du PAM et des partenaires stratégiques et de mise en œuvre :

  • Suivre les résultats des activités afin de s’assurer que les objectifs stratégiques sont atteints, que la qualité du programme est appropriée et que les délais et le budget imparti sont respectés. Suivre les progrès et initier des corrections selon les besoins de manière proactive ;
  • Organiser des revues après action, le cas échéant, et documenter les leçons apprises et bonnes pratiques de la réponse ;
  • Préparer les rapports d’exécution des activités liées à la réponse d’urgence, y inclus les rapports spécifiques exigés par les bailleurs ;
  • Contribuer de manière significative à la rédaction du Annual Country Report du PAM et de tout autre produit (Factsheets, leçons apprises, etc.)

IV. Gestion budgétaire et personnel

  • Exercer le rôle de « activity manager », gérer le budget des activités relatives aux urgences, suivre les dépenses en fonction des produits et résultats, suivre les fonds en fonction de leurs échéances et des restrictions des bailleurs ;
  • En étroite collaboration avec l’unité de gestion de budget et l’unité supply chain, suivre de près et gérer le pipeline des urgences de façon optimale ;

  • Superviser le personnel sous sa responsabilité (performance et développement) pour avoir une équipe performante ;
  • Entreprendre toute autre tâche assignée.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Niveau de qualifications : Licence/Maitrise

Domaine de qualification(s) :

Diplôme universitaire supérieur en affaires internationales, économie, nutrition / santé, Agriculture, sciences de l'environnement, sciences sociales ou tout autre domaine pertinent ou premier diplôme universitaire avec années supplémentaires d’expérience professionnelle et / ou de formation / cours.

60 Months
  • Avoir des connaissances techniques approfondies pour avoir fait partie des groupes ou équipes techniques.
  • Avoir dirigé la mise en œuvre des programmes pendant un minimum de 5 ans.
  • Avoir contribué aux discussions et aux décisions politiques.
  • Avoir des connaissances techniques approfondies pour avoir fait partie des groups ou équipes techniques;
  • Avoir contribué aux discussions et aux décisions politiques.

  • Langue(s) : Maîtrise de la langue anglaise (niveau C), du Français (niveau C)
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation, Other development programme/project experience

- la mise en œuvre des programmes

- des connaissances techniques approfondies pour avoir fait partie des groupes ou équipes techniques.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ?
Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important : Une fois votre compte créé, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler.

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Date limite pour postuler : 28-10- 2020

Chef de sous-bureau 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Madagascar
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Chef de sous-bureau

International Specialist
WFP
Madagascar
Manakara (MDG)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 October 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 Chef de Programme, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies
effectuera les tâches suivantes :
Management
1. Fournir un soutien à la gestion de projet pour des programmes et projets spécifiques et définis,
en assurant une approche coordonnée avec un programme plus large conforme aux normes
et procédures du PAM
2. Appuyer l’identification, le développement et la gestion de partenariats potentiels pour le travail
en collaboration menant à l’amélioration des programmes d’aide alimentaire.

3. Guider et superviser une équipe de personnel local chargée de la mise en oeuvre et du suivi
des programmes.
4. Veiller à l’utilisation efficace et transparente des fonds alloués au sous-bureau.
Opérations
5. Contribuer à l’élaboration d’une grande variété de projets, de plans et de processus, en assurant
l’alignement sur les politiques et les orientations plus larges des programmes.
6. Élaborer et coordonner des systèmes de collecte et de surveillance des données en veillant à
ce que des normes de qualité rigoureuses soient maintenues.
7. Étudier et analyser un éventail de questions stratégiques et opérationnelles pour éclairer l’élaboration
de politiques, de programmes et d’activités.
8. Contribuer à la préparation de rapports précis et opportuns sur les programmes et les activités
qui permettent la prise de décisions éclairées et la cohérence des informations présentées
aux parties prenantes.
9. Assurer la liaison avec ses homologues internes pour assurer une collaboration efficace, surveiller
les projets en cours et souligner les risques potentiels pour la réalisation des projets.
10. Soutenir le renforcement des capacités du personnel et des partenaires du PAM
11. Autres tâches si nécessaire
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

Licence/Maitrise dans les domaines: Affaires internationales, économie, nutrition/santé, agriculture,
sciences de l’environnement, sciences sociales ou autre domaine pertinent

36 Months

- plus de 3 années d’expériences probantes
- Expérience préalable de la gestion de bureaux ou de programmes humanitaires ou de
développement
- Leadership avéré dans la mise en oeuvre des programmes et la coordination
- Connaissance technique des programmes de sécurité alimentaire et de nutrition
- Capacité de travailler sous pression dans un environnement inconnu

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience

Maîtrise des outils et logiciels en bureautique

Yes

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Managing Performance, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Pas encore enregistré/e dans la banque de candidats VNU ?
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Date limite pour postuler : 29-10-2020