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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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.

Innovation and Technology Assistant 25 October 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
25 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Innovation and Technology Unit within the Field Technology Section, the Innovation and Technology Assistant will be required to operate as part of the Innovation and Technology Unit team supporting the Mission. Major responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and manage commercial contracts for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Assist with spare parts management for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Oversee and manage manufacturer repairs and maintenance activities for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Ensure that Issue and Incident registers are properly maintained by the support personel for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Assist with drafting SOPs and various correspondence;
  • Research and evaluate new technologies in the context of the mission mandate;
  • Follow-up with Procurement Section and MOVCON on status of acquisitions and shipping;
  • Travel to other field stations/locations as and when required;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree (Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in Telecommunications/Information Technology related field.

Relevant Military training/certification acceptable.

60 Months

A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience with Surveillance and Protection Technology, preferably in a military/law enforcement context/environment.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Telecommunications systems, Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Essential Technical Skills:

  • Understanding of radar systems,
  • Working knowledge of geographic information principles and data analysis tools,
  • Very strong computer literacy with word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets and databases.

Desirable Skills:

  • Ability to work as a team member is as critical as acting independently.
  • Demonstrate willingness to succeed in an independent management setting and take upon self-created initiatives in building job performance.
  • Knowledge of French language
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 25 October 2020

Supply Assistant 25 October 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Supply Assistant

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako, Gao (MLI)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
25 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Regional Supply Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Accountable for United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) and all items in stock and in use;
  • Process the check procedures for staff upon Check-In and Check-Out (CICO) request;
  • Supervise the receiving, inspection and issuance of Supply items; Prepare and submit Cargo Movement Requests (CMRs) to MOVCON for transfers of materials from one location to another; Prepare cargo in line with convoy schedules.
  • Review approved requests for all commodities, and issue them in accordance with approved quantities, appropriate scales of issue, mission priorities and stock availability; All transfers and issues of items are done through UMOJA – the organization uses an ERP called UMOJA for the management of its inventory.
  • Supervise the receipt/deliveries of all stock from/to sectors and the accuracy of the delivery against database; Participate in Receipt and Inspection of items delivered by vendors.
  • Participate in preparation of Statement of Requirements (SOR), Statement of Works (SOW) and in Technical Evaluation of bids.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy for stock on hand through the assigned Storekeeper; Coordinate with Regional Technical Units (Engineering, Transport, and CITTS) representative and the Regional Administration Officers (RAOs) on materials requirements for new, ongoing and planned projects and activities.
  • Coordinate the conduct of cycle counts, bring any noted discrepancies to the attention of the Supervisor;
  • Establish and maintain appropriate warehouse facilities for commodities, control all items subject to storage expiration and assist operating a commodity disposal system in accordance with UN regulations; Ensure safe working environment in the warehouses.
  • Collect and collate, on a monthly basis, all documentations (e.g. delivery slips, R&I reports, invoices, CMRs, etc.) for onward submission to the MINUSMA Headquarters in Bamako for further processing; prepare monthly reports as required;
  • Other related duties as assigned.
  • Coordination and management tasks
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent should set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
Secondary education

High school diploma or equivalent; certification/diploma or other supplemental academic qualifications in logistics would be an asset.

48 Months
  • Minimum four years previous experience in supply or material management;
  • Minimum one year experience in the use of an ERP for management of inventory (e.g. SAP) is required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Logistics and supply management, Inventory, asset and warehouse management, Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience

Working computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Project Management, Power Point, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment. Ability to generate ad hoc electronic documents, spreadsheets, and databases.

Basic to fair knowledge of French is required.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 25 October 2020

Receiving & Inspection Assistant 25 October 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
25 October 2020

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

The work of this UNV position entails virtual/physical verification/certification of all goods received on behalf of MINUSMA done by the R&I Unit. This includes mostly UNOE property, plant and equipment, as well as inventories type of items, but also may include others like fuel, lubricants, construction materials, commodities, etc. purchased by the United Nations or transferred from other Missions on behalf of MINUSMA. In addition, may include also conducting Board of Surveys for UN assets that have been raised for write-off.

Within the terms of the Organization’s delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief of the Receiving & Inspection Unit of Minusma (R&I) in Bamako, Mali, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks as requested:

  • Ensure that items received for cases assigned are in accordance with terms and conditions specified in the relevant Purchase Order (PO), Letter of Assistance (LOA) or Contract i.e. quantity, type, specifications, etc.;
  • Actively participate in the R&I procedures throughout the entire mission area for the delivery of rations and other assets as required;
  • Prepare reports for all R&I cases assigned following the established procedures of the unit including preparation of Physical Verifications Vouchers (PVVs), Physical/Virtual Goods Receipts (GRs), or any other;
  • Accurately input of all the related information of each assigned case into the UMOJA ECC property management software module used by MINUSMA and provision of information for any other related process or system used by the Mission as required;
  • Interact with R&I unit staff as well as with Procurement, Self-Accounting Unit (SAU), Property Control Unit (PCIU) if any, representing the best interest of the R&I unit in the best possible way;
  • Serialize and label all assets as required and in accordance with the Item Master Catalogue (IMC) and UMOJA system;
  • Ensure close coordination with Self Accounting Units, Procurement Section, and Centralized acquisition regarding new deliveries, storage, technical inspections and physical checks;
  • Submit periodic reports (i.e. weekly, monthly, etc.) reports to the Chief of the R&I Unit as requested. This may include also trip reports when on temporary duty assignment to regions (TDY) to perform work;
  • Perform of any other related tasks/duties, as assigned by the supervisor or Chief of the unit;
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.
Secondary education

Logistics, Property and Inventory Management, Accounting, Business Management, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or Economics. A higher degree in any of the above is an advantage.

36 Months

At least three years of experience in Property Management related areas; previous work experience in the field with R&I is an advantage.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Logistics and supply management, Inventory, asset and warehouse management

Fluency in FRENCH is an advantage.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 25 October 2020

Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Officer 25 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Philippines
UNICEF
Philippines
Manila (PHL)
English,Filipino
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
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 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.
Bachelor 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.
24 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

* 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: 25-10-2020

and legal residents of (program country or territory) with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 1-11-2020

Human Rights Field Officer 27 October 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Human Rights Field Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Menaka (MLI)
French,English
01 January 2021
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
27 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Head of the Human Rights Field Office and the overall supervision of the Director of MINUSMA/ Human Rights and Protection Division, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical area, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights situation;
  • Visit and monitor detention centres for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Monitor trials for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions; Participate in monitoring activities;
  • Carry out investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;
  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the OHCHR data base;
  • Assist in the designing and the delivering of capacity building activities;
  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as international organizations operating in the country and civil society;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the Director of the Human Rights Division;
  • Use the OHCHR database to enter cases and document allegations and violations of human rights violations;
  • When working with national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, the Volunteer is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Law, political science or social sciences; international specialized studies on human rights preferred.

24 Months

24 months of relevant experience in human rights. Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for Human Rights violations an asset. Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Human rights, International law
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook;
  • Knowledge of international human rights instruments and rules for the protection and promotion of human rights;
  • Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for Human Rights violations an asset;
  • Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset;
  • Experience in using databases
  • Field experience, including working on issues of protection of human rights defenders/victims or other groups at risk, will be an asset;
  • Willingness to work in difficult field locations;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

* 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 27 Octobre 2020

Legal Affairs Officer 27 October 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Legal Affairs Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
27 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 overall supervision of the Senior Legal Advisor and the direct supervision of the Legal Affairs Officer (staff), the UNV volunteer will be responsible for:

  • Conducting legal research and analysis about UN rules and regulations (including those concerning claims against the Mission), SC Resolutions, peace agreements and Mission’s compliance with international and national law;
  • Advising the Mission vis-à-vis local and government authorities, including on issues relating to UN privileges and immunities, as set out by the relevant UN Conventions and the Status of Forces Agreement;
  • Assisting Procurement Section in negotiations on contracts with suppliers of goods and service providers ensuring that contractors respect UN rules and regulations and national laws;
  • Advising on, drafting, and/or reviewing drafts of contracts, agreements, communications opinion, minutes, reports, notes, orders, institutional and operational modalities, and other legal documents;
  • Conducting comparative legal research on issues of Public International Law including the interpretation and application of constitutional, legislative and other instruments governing Mali, as well as United Nations peace-keeping operations;
  • Liaising and coordinating legal research and analysis with other Sections/Units/Divisions, as appropriate;
  • Undertaking extensive analysis and research of legislation and jurisprudence relevant to the different legal opinions requested from the Office;
  • Serving as member on committees and ad hoc task forces, as appropriate;
  • Performing other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree Degree in Law (J.D, LLB or equivalent).
  • License to practice as a lawyer would be an asset.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of working experience as legal officer/researcher focused on, drafting agreements or similar instruments, contracts, as well as conduct of analysis, preparation of advice and opinions on international law issues, with an emphasis on public international law, including the law of international organizations.
  • Previous work experience in international organizations and/or governmental foreign affairs or related services is desirable.
  • Previous experience in developing countries, preferably in a post-conflict situation, as well as knowledge of UN rules, regulations and practices would be an asset.
  • Solid legal analytical and drafting skills are required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public law, International law, Other legal experience
  • Good working knowledge of word-processing, spreadsheet and internet software applications; excellent electronic legal research skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information; excellent communications skills; excellent organizational skills; ability to prioritize; adaptability to conditions of hardship/hazard.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 27 October 2020

Child Protection Associate 28 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Lebanon
UNICEF
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
01 November 2020
12 months
28 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 Child Protection Roving Officer at UNICEF or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Child Protection Associate will:

  • Support the quality monitoring of the child protection services implemented by Non-Governmental organizations partners:
  • Work closely and collaboratively with partners to discuss implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or to alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level interventions and/or decisions. Keep records of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned;
  • Conduct monitoring and field visits to all partners in all field offices;
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with counterparts to assess programmes/projects, and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of programme management;
  • Support the third-party monitoring agencies in conducting surveys and analysis of CP programs;
  • Support in the follow up of child protection related support to the field office:
    • Monitoring of implementation of adapted and remote psycho-social support;
    • Implementation of the wellbeing package to enhance the integrated approaches;
    • Support provided to children working and living on the streets;
    • Community engagement and social and behavioural change initiatives;
  • Mainstream guidelines to ensure disabled individuals’ access to child protection and gender-based violence services;
  • Support the role out of the child protection guidelines during COVID 19 produced by the sector and UNICEF at field level;
  • Support in the response to the Beirut Blast by having daily contact with partners, UNICEF field staff and stakeholders;
  • Support in the interagency physical assessment of spaces that could be used as isolation centres along with monitoring the operations inside it with UNICEF partners and field staff;
  • Attend and support as need be the psycho-social support task force;
  • Support the Beirut and Mount Lebanon child protection working group by attending its meetings, supporting in setting the agenda and follow up on action points with the sector lead;
  • Contribute to the implementation of additional tasks undertaken by the section;
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s in social work, psychology, international affairs or any related field.

36 Months

Qualifications and experience:

  • At least 2 years of experience in child protection;
  • At least 2 years of experience in program monitoring and evaluation;
  • Ability to communicate and work within a team;
  • Adequate knowledge of the child’s right convention, Law No. 422/2002 (Protection of Juveniles in Conflict with the Law and/or at Risk) and the SOPs in Lebanon;
  • Experience in NGOs’ work;
  • Experience in monitoring child protection psycho-social support programs.

Expected skills and behaviors:

  • Experience in working with children and marginalized groups;
  • Communication and coordination skills;
  • Respect for ethnic and cultural differences and the ability to deal with various social groups;
  • Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations;
  • Experience in planning and organizing group activities along with monitoring it;
  • Experience in dealing with partners and stakeholders including municipalities, SDCs and other local institutions;
  • Compliance with UNICEF regulations and maintaining confidentiality of information;
  • Willingness to work outside office hours when the need arises.

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Excellent oral and written skills in Arabic and English; 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 tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Child Protection, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Social work
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 “Child Protection Associate (LBNR000360) - 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 “Child Protection Associate (LBNR000360)”, 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.

* Vous avez déjà un profil dans la banque de candidats VNU ?
Veuillez d’abord mettre à jour votre profil sur le site https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler.

Date limite pour postuler : 28-10- 2020

Programme Assistant 28 October 2020 Nat. Youth UNICEF Lebanon
UNICEF
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English,French
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
28 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.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Health and Nutrition, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • Assist the section in preparing and maintaining records pertaining to programme planning and development for his/her respective section;
  • Manage the Chief diaries and organising meetings and appointments;
  • Assist the section in arranging logistics for meetings and workshops;
  • Support the Chief of section in typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor;
Secondary education
  • Academic; Secondary degree supplemented with university courses related to public health, nutrition, or any other related field is desirable;
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) at the national and/or international level in administrative or clerical work experience is required. Experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • 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;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration
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 Assistant (LBNR000361) 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 Assistant (LBNR000361)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.