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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Assistant, ES, Monitoring and Evaluation 21 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Ukraine
UNFPA
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
Ukrainian,English
01 November 2020
12 months
21 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNFPA Program Analyst or her designated mandated representative(s), the National UN Volunteer will:

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

Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 21-10-2020

Project Associate, ES, Communication 21 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Ukraine
UNFPA
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
English,Ukrainian
01 November 2020
12 months
21 October 2020

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

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

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

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

Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 21-10-2020

Field Monitoring Assistant 21 October 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Lebanon
WFP
Lebanon
Tripoli (LBN) (LBN)
English,Arabic,French
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
21 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Livelihoods Progamme Associate or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Livelihoods Field Monitoring Assistant will:

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

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

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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
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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
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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

Procurement Officer 22 October 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
Open

Procurement Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
01 July 2020
24 months
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 Operations Officer in the WHO Country Office or the Chief Procurement Officer in the Regional Office, the UN Volunteer will:

  1. Support the procurement and contracting activities. This includes preparing cost estimates and procuring equipment and supplies locally and through the Global Management System (GSM).
  2. Review procurement requests and contractual documents for compliance with contract specifications; authorize the payment of suppliers.
  3. Monitor the preparation and distribution of invitations for bids and requests for quotation to qualified suppliers. Review offers and provide input on contract awards, in compliance with the WHO standards, policies and procedures.
  4. Track and update the suppliers’ database, prepare suppliers' performance evaluations, identify and take appropriate action regarding suppliers who repeatedly fail to comply with the terms and conditions of their contracts.
  5. Draft audit responses, review and follow- up on any outstanding audit recommendations related to the procurement of goods or services.
  6. Work closely with the Global Service Center (GSC), Regional Office and HQ Procurement Teams to follow up on shipments and provide updates on delivery status or delays; resolve any outstanding issues.
  7. Provide notice of shipment to consignees; prepare claims for lost, damaged or incorrect shipments and assist in obtaining settlements as necessary; coordinate the resolution of claim issues with suppliers concerning their non-compliance with contractual terms and conditions.
  8. Set up and maintain an appropriate documentation and archiving system to allow easy retrieval and use of purchase authorization/purchase orders and reports received.
  9. Perform any duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Required Education: First level university degree in business, public administration, procurement, logistics or a field related to purchasing, from a recognized university
36 Months
  • Required Experience: At least 3 - 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in procurement or contracting operations.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Logistics and supply management
  • Skills: Thorough knowledge in procurement operations and supply chain services.
  • Language Skills: The positions will require purely francophone candidates and anglophone candidates. Bilingual candidates will be an advantage.
No

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

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This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. French speaking candidates are particularly needed.

Application deadline: 22 October 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

Staff Development & Learning Officer 23 October 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French,Portuguese
Immediate
24 months
23 October 2020

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

During deployment, the duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Human Resources Manager, and working in close consultation with Global and WHO Africa Regional Office (AFRO) learning networks, the incumbent leads the staff development and learning team; Works closely with Managers and staff to develop and implement the overall strategy for SDL; develops, delivers, monitors and evaluates learning programmes; administers the learning management system; and provides advice, guidance and reporting on performance management and development activities, for the African Region. The Staff Development and Learning UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide secretariat support to the AFRO Learning Committee and, based on committee recommendations, develop and implement the overall strategy for staff development and learning in the African Region.
  • Guide the AFRO Learning Focal Point (LFP) network to identify and collate staff development and learning needs across the region, and supports the LFP network, through training of trainers, to facilitate the delivery essential learning activities in Regional Office Clusters and Country Offices.
  • Conduct Learning Needs Analysis across the region.
  • Liaise with the WHO Career Development and Learning team and supports the implementation of required global learning initiatives.
  • Administer the WHO Learning Management System for the Region including learning management, elearning development and publication, targeting of learning and reporting.
  • Monitor, evaluate and report on implemented SDL activities.
  • Support the development of elearning programs using Articulate Storyline.
  • Manage the financial resources allocated to staff development and learning in the Region.
  • Provide advice, guidance and training for Performance Management and Development (PMD) activities.
  • Report, at key periods in the PMD cycle, to Country Offices and Clusters on completion rates for mandatory PMD activities.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Essential

  • First university degree in human resources management, public or business administration, psychology, organisational development, social science or related field.

Desirable

  • Masters level qualification in a related area
36 Months

Essential

  • At least Three (3) years of experience in planning, developing, organising, conducting and evaluating staff development activities, in an international setting and/or multicultural environment.

Desirable

  • Experience in the implementation and management of a Learning Management System.
  • Experience in designing and developing e-learning.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Human resources management and development

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office applications.
  • Experience using Articulate Storyline, WebEx and Cornerstone (or other Learning Management System software) desirable.

Functional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to conceptualise and develop Staff Development and Learning strategies.
  • Excellent knowledge of instructional design and facilitation techniques.
  • Ability to provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on the Performance Management and Development process.

Language skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English or French with working knowledge of the other language is required;
  • Working knowledge of Portuguese is an advantage

Competencies and Values:

  • Communication: expresses oneself clearly in conversation and interaction with others; actively listens. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: demonstrates ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
  • Promoting WHO’s position in health leadership: positions the organization as a leader in health. Gains support for the organization’s mission. Coordinates, plans and communicates in a way that attracts support from intended audiences.
  • Creating an empowering and motivating environment: guides and motivates staff towards meeting challenges and achieving objectives. Promotes ownership and responsibility for desired outcomes at all levels.
  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources: Identifies priorities in accordance the organization’s strategic directions. Develops and implements action plans, organizes the necessary resources and monitors outcomes.
No

Communication, Leadership, Working in Teams

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This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application deadline: 23 October 2020

Technical Officer 25 October 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Egypt
Open

Technical Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
01 November 2020
6 months with possibility of extension
25 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 Regional Advisor, Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention, UHC/NCDs or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the Technical Officer will:
• Conducting stakeholder analysis, literature and desk reviews as inputs for regional/country situation analysis on childhood cancer;
• Developing presentations and briefs;
• Assist in in drafting, formatting and editing normative and communication document on the WHO Global Initiative for Childhood Cancers initiative and liaise with necessary partners across the three levels of WHO;
• Support the adaptation and dissemination of GICC technical package and tools in the Eastern Mediterranean Region;
• Assist in organizing regional and country meetings/workshops including webinars related to GICC;
• Assist in monitoring GICC implementation progress in priority countries, liaising with WCO, project partners and contributing to the documentation of country progress/case studies/reports to donors;
• Provide support to other related areas of cancer work as deemed appropriate;
• Develop and submit a progress report at the end of the assignment.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

- University degree (Bachelor's level) in medicine, public health or related areas directly relevant to cancer control.

- Advanced university degree in a health-related field will be an asset.

60 Months

• At least 5 up to 10 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in:
• Clinical or academic experience in the field of cancer control/oncology;
• Experience in conducting literature reviews.

• Clinical or academic experience in childhood cancer;

• Field and/or developing country experience in the field of cancer control;
• Relevant experience, especially in countries in the EMR.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Early childhood, compulsory and higher education, Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Project Implementation Support Officer for SDG3 and Global Action Plan 27 October 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
Immediate
6 months
27 October 2020

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

Les travaux de ces réunions seront consacrées à : (i) l’examen des progrès accomplis à travers la revue des rapports périodiques ; (ii) l’identification des problèmes survenus au cours de la période et (iii) discuter et décider des actions correctrices à prendre.

Le/la volontaire aura pour mission de :

1. Coordonner, en étroite consultation avec le chef de section de l'OMS pour l'ODD 3 Plan d’Action Mondial ou Global Action Plan ( GAP), les travaux de mise en place du Plan d'action mondial pour une vie saine et le bien-être pour tous, en veillant à ce que des réunions régulières de mise en place aient lieu pour discuter des progrès, guider les travaux et prioriser l'allocation des ressources.

2. Gérer les ressources financières pour soutenir la mise en œuvre du GAP.

3. En tant que membre de l'équipe du Secrétariat du Plan d'action mondial ODD3, servir de secrétaire du groupe Sherpa et diriger les préparatifs des réunions des directeurs. Assurer l'élaboration en temps opportun de l'ordre du jour, des documents de base et des rapports pour chaque réunion Sherpa, y compris des mises à jour régulières des Sherpas.

4. En tant que membre de l'équipe du Secrétariat du Plan d'action mondial ODD3, gérer et coordonner la mise en œuvre du Plan d'action mondial et renforcer la collaboration entre les agences signataires pour améliorer la santé.

5. Assurer la liaison avec le siège et les points focaux au niveau régional et les bureaux de pays de l'OMS pour soutenir la mise en œuvre du plan au sein de l'OMS et identifier les goulots d'étranglement potentiels. Établissez des partenariats solides avec les responsables des accélérateurs d'autres agences pour soutenir la mise en œuvre et identifier les goulots d'étranglement.

7. Superviser et garantir les progrès par rapport au plan de travail.

8. Diriger le développement de nouvelles approches pour relever les défis de la mise en œuvre du GAP (comme Covid-19).

9. Positionner le Plan d'action mondial sur l'agenda international, susciter un soutien pour sa mise en œuvre et représenter le Secrétariat. Toute autre tâche requise.

Master degree or equivalent

Type de qualifications : Un diplôme universitaire du niveau de la maîtrise ou plus en sciences politiques, en administration des affaires, en développement international, en santé publique, en sciences médicales ou dans un domaine connexe.

48 Months
  • Expérience : Au moins 4 ans d'expérience en collaboration intergouvernementale et interinstitutions dans le domaine du développement durable, de la planification stratégique, de l'élaboration de politiques et de stratégies sanitaires, de la gestion de projets et de l'analyse des politiques, de la coordination de la coopération pour le développement, y compris au niveau des pays, ou dans un domaine connexe ( ou toute combinaison de ce qui précède).
  • Expérience avec l'OMS, l'ONU ou d'autres organisations internationales. Expérience avérée au niveau international.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Capacité informatique :

  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, médias sociaux et autres

Compétences et valeurs :

  • Travail en équipe
  • Respecter et promouvoir les différences individuelles et culturelles
  • la communication
  • Produire des résultats
  • Bâtir et promouvoir des partenariats dans toute l'organisation et au-delà
  • Créer un environnement stimulant et motivant

Langues :

  • Français (Fluent) : Ecrire et parler couramment l’e Francais.
  • Anglais( Working Knowledge) : Niveau acceptable pour lire des contenus en Anglais et faire des rapports
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 27 October 2020

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

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