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

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

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

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

Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 21-10-2020

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

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

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

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

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

Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 21-10-2020

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels;
  • Familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Tetum(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation

* Communications

* Reporting Skills

* Public Information

No

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

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

Application deadline: 08-10-2020

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

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNFPA Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Communication and Programme Support Officer will:

Support to Communications:

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

Support Programme Activities:

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

Support the UN Country Team in results reporting:

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

Other:

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

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

24 Months
  • At least two years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development and communications.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Data analysis skills and familiarity with statistical software (is recommended)
  • Sound security awareness;
No

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

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Application deadline: 22-10-2020

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

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

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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

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Application deadline: 25 October 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