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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Information Manager 29 November 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Tunisia
Open

Information Manager

National Specialist
WFP
Tunisia
Tunis (TUN)
English,French
01 December 2020
6 months with possibility of extension
29 November 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 Head of Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Information Manager will:

  • Support the preparation of monthly Country Briefs (CBs) and Annual Country Reports (ACRs) for the Annual Reporting Exercise in collaboration with the country office communications, programme, partnership, M&E and resource management functions;
  • Draft monthly COVID-19 situation reports (sit-reps);
  • Support the development of thematic factsheets;
  • Participate in and document meetings related to COVID-19 and other topics;
  • Contribute to the reporting on COVID-19 related activities, such as those related to the joint programme with other UN agencies in Tunisia under the UN COVID-19 multi-partner trust fund (MPTF);
  • 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, communications, international development or related areas;

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level;
  • Experience with information management and reporting is an asset;
  • Have affinity with or interest in food security, nutrition and/or social protection, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Tunisie et les résidents légaux de (Tunisie) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.

Date limite pour postuler : 29-11-2020

Medical Laboratory Technician 29 November 2020 Nat. Expert UNAMID Sudan
UNAMID
Sudan
El Fasher (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 31 January 2021 with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the supervision of Chief of the chief medical officer the Laboratory Technician will carry out the following duties:

  • Conduct chemical analyses of body fluids, such as blood and urine, using microscope or automatic analyzer to detect abnormalities or diseases, and enter findings into computer.
  • Set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment.
  • Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
  • Analyze and record test data to issue reports that use charts, graphs and narratives.
  • Perform medical research to further control and cure disease. 
  • Conduct blood tests for transfusion purposes and perform blood counts.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating and identifying microorganisms for analysis.
  • Examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.  Collect blood or tissue samples from patients, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood sample.
  • Consult with a pathologist to determine a final diagnosis when abnormal cells are found.
  • Inoculate fertilized eggs, broths, or other bacteriological media with organisms.
  • Cut, stain and mount tissue samples for examination by pathologists.
  • Supervise and instruct other technicians and laboratory assistants.
  • Prepare standard volumetric solutions and reagents to be combined with samples, following standardized formulas or experimental procedures.
  • Maintains files and records; records data.
  • Makes Orders, maintains inventories and issues medical and office supplies.
  • Sample taking and testing for COVID-19, handeling of PCR test machines.

Perform any other related duties as may be required

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Sudan National / Citizen of Sudan.
  • Minimum of a first University degree or its equivalent in the field of Medical Laboratory Sciences.
120 Months

Minimum of three (3) years cognate working experience in a busy hospital laboratory is also essential

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Medical laboratory testing
  • Minimum of (10) years cognate working experience in a busy hospital laboratory is also essential.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, and service mindedness is essential; ability to work effectively in a team of international and national staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer applications such as Microsoft Office suites – Word, Power-Point and excel spreadsheets including intermediate programming is an advantage. Knowledge of other UN supported software may be desirable but not mandatory.
  • Arabic language skills at native level is required and fluency in spoken and written English is mandatory
  • Have affinity with or interest in volunteerism as a as a mechanism for durable peace and development and the UN System;
No

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After registering (or if you have already registered), go to https://vmam.unv.org and sign in. Click on “My Page”, then “Special Calls”, then select special call no. “SDNR000335”-
Be sure to check the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country”
Click “Submit Application”

Focal Point for the UN Common Country Analysis 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Algeria
WFP
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
French,English
01 January 2021
6 months
02 December 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 WFP Country Director or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer specialist will:

  1. Act as focal point and support the Country Director and the UN Country team (UNCT) in the formulation and update of the Common Country Analysis (CCA) as well as of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF);
  2. Engage the Resident Coordinator Office (RCO) and UNCT members as well as the RCO/CCA/UNSDCF consultants about the CCA/UNSDCF deliverables and processes.
  3. Engage with FAO, UNICEF, IFAD and other food security and nutrition actors to jointly advocate for the inclusion of SDG2 related issues in the CCA/UNSDCF, based on quality data.
  4. During the CCA/UNSDCF process, ensure that SDG2 elements are taken into consideration and well-captured. Make available any WFP-supported reports and assessments.
  5. Proactively support the CD to contribute to UNCT discussions and comment on the emerging CCA report.
  6. Support the Country Director in deciding whereas any food security assessment is needed for the CCA formulation/update and for UNSDCF design and draft required concept notes as needed.
  7. Support the Country Director in his approach to the Government to clarify whether a Zero Hunger strategic review (ZHSR) is desired. Where relevant, introduce or build on the ZHSR approach as a key analytical input for the CCA.
  8. Support the implementation of the ZHSR process and advocate for the establishment of a follow-up mechanisms, to ensure that SDG2 analysis is an ongoing function (like the CCA), while consistently examining and providing a planning horizon up to 2030.
  9. Assist counterparts in governments and other partners in identifying where food assistance can be usefully employed and provide support and technical expertise for the planning, formulation and implementation of moderately complex food assistance programmes to strengthen government and community ownership and effectiveness of food security and nutrition programmes at national and sub-national levels.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A Bachelor degree is required in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science or other related fields.

60 Months
  • Has experience working across the WFP Program portfolio including VAM/Nutrition and social safety net;
  • Has engaged in policy discussions and provided input into policy decisions;
  • Has engaged with UNCT and government counterparts on policy discussions including United Nations Cooperation Frameworks (UNSDCFs - previously named UNDAFs), Common Country Analysis (CCAs);
  • Has experience with complex analysis and has a sound understanding of methodologies of data collection.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Food safety and nutrition, Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams, Commitment to Continuous Learning

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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: 02 December 2020