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UNV Fire Safety Officer 21 October 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

UNV Fire Safety Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Menaka (MLI)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
21 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 overall supervision of the Principal Security Advisor (PSA) and the direct supervision of the Chief Fire Safety Unit and within limits of delegated authority, the UNV Fire Safety Officer may be responsible for the following duties: (These duties are generic and may not be performed by all Fire Safety Officers):

  • Assists the PSA/CSO/FSO in the establishment and planning process of and for a structural fire service including mobile elements as required for the field mission;
  • Assists the Officer in Charge of the Fire Safety Unit in the management of all aspects or supervises a Fire Unit and/or performs Officer in Charge functions for a medium scale fire service;
  • Establishes and maintains productive liaison with authorities of host government fire, disaster relief and emergency services;
  • Ensures the establishment and effective management of a 24/7 Fire Service capable of controlling fire incidents, HAZMAT spills, vehicle accidents and other emergency situations; drafts the Fire Safety Plan and Emergency Evacuation Plan;
  • Coordinates and supervises drills and training sessions;
  • Provides supervision, monitoring and coordination in accordance with the Fire Safety Plan and Emergency Evacuation Plan;
  • Ensures the coordination of fire safety issues with facilities mission’s personnel, host country authorities and organization management;
  • Coordinates professional fire safety risk assessments and fire safety inspections; reports all shortcomings and supervises the timely rectification of such;
  • Conducts technical assessments/evaluations of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (FDAS);
  • Drafts specifications for all equipment and devices, including FDAS and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as: protective clothing, self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBA including filling compressors and testing devices), fire extinguishers, hoses and nozzles, portable pumps, immobile and fixed pumps, rescue equipment, etc., as well as fire service vehicles and provides for the maintenance of their continuous full state of readiness;
  • Plans static installations and systems such as: FDAS standpipes, water supply, hydrant systems, extinguishing systems, spill basins, construction components (for fire partition), lightning protection, explosion proof installations, smoke extraction systems, public address systems, etc. and drafts technical specifications thereof;
  • Establishes, maintains and supervises a functional Fire Warden System;
  • Conducts fire safety awareness briefings and training for mission’s staff and other UN personnel;
  • Conducts fire prevention, suppression and rescue training for unit’s personnel as part of the Fire Safety Plan;
  • Plans and supervises facility evacuation / fire drill rehearsals at least twice a year;
  • Actively leads fire/emergency intervention activities;
  • Coordinates and conducts specialized (advanced) trainings on fire safety.
  • Responsible and Focal point of all the sectors.
  • Supervises inspection and maintenance of all systems, installations and devices within the area of responsibility.
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
  • Performs other fire safety and/or emergency response related duties as directed by direct supervisor.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • A minimum of high school diploma is required,
  • Firefighting and Rescue Academy Diploma is required,
  • Basic First Aid/Life Support qualification is an asset,
  • Training in basic instructional techniques is an asset.
36 Months

Physically fit for long firefighting operations under full Personal Protective Equipment and SCBA in harsh weather conditions.

Heavy duty driving license required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Firefighting and rescue services

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT) Intermediate

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 21 October 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

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

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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

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Application deadline: 25 October 2020

Application Development and Support 25 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
Immediate
10 months
25 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of an Officer in the section, the UN Youth Volunteer will be part of a team implementing an Evaluation Module for the monitoring and conducting of evaluations as part of the assessment of project performance within the project cycle (for the Evaluation Office); and developing a system for the Safeguard Risk Identification System (Policy and Programme Division). The specific tasks of the UN Youth Volunteer include the following:

1. Evaluation Module (Evaluations Office)

  • Develop the Evaluation Module as per the requirements
  • Ensure linkages to other UNEP-wide applications where required (PIMS, etc)
  • Draft, write and produce other standard application documentations, such as user manual or guidelines.
  • Support with data fixes and issue resolution (bugs) raised once system is launched.
  • At the request of the Evaluation Office, liaise with other departments on technical issues related to the Module
  • Perform other data related tasks as required.
  • Perform other documentation related tasks as required.

2. Safeguard Risk Identification System (Policy and Programme Division)

  • Develop the Safeguard Risk Identification website
  • Ensure linkages to other UNEP-wide applications where required (PIMS, etc)
  • Draft, write and produce other standard application documentations, such as user manual or guidelines, minutes of meetings.
  • Review data migration requirements and perform the necessary actions to ensure data is complete and accurate.
  • Support with data fixes and issue resolution (bugs) raised once system is launched.
  • Perform other data related tasks as required.
  • Perform other documentation related tasks as required.

3. Outreach, training and user support:

  • Perform other training and support related tasks as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A first level university (Bachelors’) degree in Computer Science; Information Technology &Communication, Web design and/or related area.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in dev-ops, client support, training and outreach work. Experience in the following development technologies: PHP and relevant frameworks, Javascript, MySQL databases, linux-based OS (CentOS, Debian) will be given preference.

Skills:

  • 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;

Language:

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat For this particular assignment, fluency in oral and written English is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Software and applications development and analysis, Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Computer Science; Information Technology &Communication, Web design and/or related area.

development technologies: PHP and relevant frameworks, Javascript, MySQL databases, linux-based OS (CentOS, Debian)

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline:25-10-2020

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?
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* 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

Finance and Programme Assistant 26 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Thailand
UNEP
Thailand
Bangkok (THA)
English
Immediate
12 months
26 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 Task Manager, GEF Climate Mitigation Unit, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Finance and Programme Assistant will:

Project Design (concept phase):

  • Verify Project Identification Forms (PIFs): grammar, spelling, acronyms, uniformity in presentation/formatting, consistency of information in tables and text, completeness of all required sections and ensure that all necessary corrections are incorporated.
  • Upload PIFs and responses to GEF Sec reviews on the GEF Portal.
  • Ensure all documents are properly archived in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database, using the standard file naming convention.

Project Development (PPG phase):

  • Assist the Task Manager and Administrative Officer in preparing Small Scale Funding agreements (SSFAs) / Terms of Reference for Project Preparation Grants (PPGs).
  • Ensure the project developers have the latest templates to prepare the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Endorsement Requests, including all required GEF and UNEP annexes/appendices.
  • Verify CEO Endorsement Request and annexes: grammar, spelling, acronyms, uniformity in presentation/formatting, consistency of information in tables and text, completeness of all required sections and ensure that all necessary corrections are incorporated.
  • Perform consistency checks on the information provided in the different interlinked CEO Endorsement Request annexes (i.e. Budget, Workplan, Procurement Plan, and Terms of References).
  • Upload CEO Endorsement Requests and responses to GEF Sec reviews on the GEF Portal.
  • Support the Task Manager in coordinating with other UNEP units/teams, whenever needed.
  • Ensure all documents are properly archived in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database, using the standard file naming convention.
  • Review PPG expenditure reports submitted by partners, whenever applicable.

Project Implementation:

  • Assist the Task Manager and Administrative Officer in preparing Project Cooperation Agreements (PCAs) and/or Internal Cooperation Agreements (ICAs) as well as compiling the standard appendices for recently CEO endorsed GEF projects in the Africa portfolio.
  • Track circulation of new project internalizations and all project revisions for the Africa portfolio through UNEP clearance and approval process.
  • Assist the Task Manager in reviewing agendas, terms of reference, presentations slides, participant lists, and other documents prepared by the Executing Agencies for project inception workshops and steering committee meetings of the Africa portfolio.
  • Assist the Task Manager and Administrative Officer in communicating/coordinating with Executing Agencies on timelines to submit all required UNEP/GEF reports as per the requirements of the PCA / ICA.
  • Ensure the Executing Agencies use the right templates to meet these reporting requirements, and that all sections of the reports are duly completed.
  • Support the Task Manager in reviewing the required GEF/UNEP reports submitted by the Executing Agencies from the Africa portfolio.
  • Support the Task Manager in uploading the annual PIR information on the GEF Portal.
  • Support the Task Manager in reviewing the budget and work plan revisions for assigned projects from the Africa portfolio, and in providing guidance to the Executing Agencies as necessary for them to complete the documents correctly.
  • Assist in the follow-up on outstanding financial and progress reports with the Executing Agencies.
  • Support the Task Manager in coordinating with other UNEP units/teams, whenever needed.
  • Ensure all project reports from the Africa portfolio are properly named and filed in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database.
  • File and archive by Component and Output all project deliverables developed / issued by the Executing Agencies from the Africa portfolio into the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database.
  • Develop a tool/worksheet to track the submission, review and approval of all required GEF/UNEP reports of projects from the Africa portfolio, and keep the tracking tool up-to-date.

Project Evaluations and Closure:

  • Assist in creating/populating the evaluation database/repository with relevant project information, reports, deliverables, and documents.

General:

  • Provide general administrative and coordination support to the Task Manager and the Administrative Officer.
  • Maintain and keep up-to-date project folders/files.
  • File and archive documentation and reports in the Climate Mitigation Unit shared database, following the standard file naming convention.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Task Manager.
Master degree or equivalent

Master´s Degree in business administration, finance, accounting or actuarial studies

OR

Bachelor´s Degree in business administration, finance, accounting or actuarial studies with 2 additional years of work experience in the area.

Additional technical qualifications, certified public account (CPA) or equivalent are desired.

96 Months

Minimum of 8 years of experience in finance, budget, accounting, administrative services or related area. Experience with finance or administration within the UN system is an asset;

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.);

Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

Have affinity with or interest in Climate Change Mitigation volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Finance, accounting and audit
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Working in Teams

EN

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

Application deadline: 26-10-2020

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

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Application deadline: 27 Octobre 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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Date limite pour postuler : 28-10- 2020

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

Chef de sous-bureau

International Specialist
WFP
Madagascar
Manakara (MDG)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 October 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Chef de Programme, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies
effectuera les tâches suivantes :
Management
1. Fournir un soutien à la gestion de projet pour des programmes et projets spécifiques et définis,
en assurant une approche coordonnée avec un programme plus large conforme aux normes
et procédures du PAM
2. Appuyer l’identification, le développement et la gestion de partenariats potentiels pour le travail
en collaboration menant à l’amélioration des programmes d’aide alimentaire.

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

Renforcer leurs connaissances et compréhension du concept du volontariat en lisant la documentation
mise à disposition par le programme VNU, les publications externes et prendre
activement part aux activités du programme VNU, par exemple s’impliquer dans les activités
commémoratives de la Journée internationale des Volontaires (JIV), le 5 décembre.
- Se familiariser et développer toute forme de volontariat traditionnel et/ou local au niveau du
pays d’accueil.
- Refléter le type et la nature des actions volontaires qu’ils entreprennent, y compris leur participation
dans les réflexions substantielles.
- Contribuer à la rédaction des articles sur les expériences de terrain à soumettre pour la publication
du programme VNU/ site web, bulletin et notes de presse, etc.
- Contribuer au Programme d’accueil des Volontaires des Nations Unies nouvellement arrivés
dans le pays d’affectation ;
- Promouvoir ou conseiller les groupes locaux dans l’utilisation des volontaires en ligne ou
encourager les individus et les organisations à utiliser les services de volontaires en ligne
quand cela est techniquement possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

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

36 Months

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

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

Maîtrise des outils et logiciels en bureautique

Yes

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

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Date limite pour postuler : 29-10-2020