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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Contracts Management Assistant 13 December 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
13 December 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 Contract Management Officer (CMO) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensure that Contractors and UN comply with their obligations under the terms of the Contract.
  • Prepare and draft the quarterly Contractor performance reports for the Contract Management Officer, UNHQ/Procurement Division, requisitioners and vendors.
  • Day to day monitor the compliance with all operations of system contracts and procedure under assigned Contract Management Unit.
  • Record and archive, in soft and hard copy, all correspondences and supporting documents related to contract functioning.
  • Support the monitoring and analysis of contractual performance to ensure compliance with contract terms, schedules and cost objectives.
  • Create and maintain databases related to the contract functioning and provide related data whenever required by stakeholders and auditors.
  • Timely dispatch of periodicals reports regarding the periodic performance review meeting and Contractor performance evaluation.
  • Support the Mission Technical Sections and Procurement Section in the acquisition process through the review and clearance of SOWs/SORs/TORs, development and finalization of technical evaluation criteria, participation in the evaluation of Bidders’ technical proposals and guidance during Contract formulation, drafting and negotiation;
  • Efficient review of incoming requirements for support provided by the current contract arrangements and ensure they are aligned to the contract provisions.

  • Provide interpretation of contractual provisions and coordinate with counterpart sections/units, UNHQ for interpretation of any identified contradictions.

  • Develop SOPs and guidelines to clarify processes, roles, re and responsibilities.

  • Incorporate contractors’ compliance to UN ethics, standard, environmental, health and safety and to local regulations into the day-to-day management of contract and performance assessment.
  • Proactive engagement with Contractors to enhance their awareness to UN codes of conduct and ethics and practices against Sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), environmental, health and safety standards, local laws, and regulations
  • The UN Volunteer Contract Management Assistant may also be asked to assist and coordinate with the Welfare Unit on welfare and wellbeing activities as required.
  • Performing any other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Preferably in Business Administration, Supply Chain or related field.

60 Months

Minimum 5 years of professional experience.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management, Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience

Computer skills: Advanced Excel, MS office, SAP working knowledge

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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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: 13 December 2020

Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Database Assistant 20 December 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bunia (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
20 December 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 Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Preparation of the Inspection Verification report (VRs)

  • Always maintain up-to-date details of major and minor self-sustainment equipment in the DPKO COE Database;

  • Draft inspection VRs, accompanied by covering notes, major equipment details, other associated documents and reports. Obtain the necessary signatures from the appropriate authorities;

  • Report in the Database any loss or damage to Contingent Owned Equipment that could be subject to reimbursement by the UN

  • Record and report all UN assets services which have been provided to units which should be self-sustained;

  • Update within the COE database, Inventories of COE held by all assigned formed units;

  • Identify in consultation with continent and other appropriate Missions and UN headquarters, major equipment and self-sustainment deficiencies and surpluses, compare them with the memorandum of understanding or Mission operational requirement and recommend corrective action;

  • Maintain up to date comprehensive documentary and electronic files/records on day-to-day activities relating to Units and their inspections.

  • Archive record and document according to the Mission Archive Plan;

  • Responsible for the UNHQ COE Unit regarding e-COE Database;

  • Maintain of Unit MS Excel/Access Database and provision of reports in other software as required;

  • Draft relevant for submission to Chief COE/MOU Unit;

  • Back up to the COE Administrative Assistant in her/his absence;

  • When working with, 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;

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • First University degree in Information Technology is mandatory;

  • Additional vocational trainings in Information Technology, Business Administration and Enterprise Reporting Systems is desirable;

36 Months

Minimum of 3 year of working experience in data base analysis and data base management is essential as well as ability to operate Project Management Software and develop reports is required;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management, Administration and administrative assistance
  • Vocational trainings in Information Technology, Business Administration and/or Enterprise Reporting Systems are an advantage;

  • First University degree in Information Technology is mandatory

  • Experience in Data Analysis and Data Base management is essential;

  • A valid driving license is a must;

  • Ability to operate Project Management Software and develop reports is required;

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written English is mandatory and French an added advantage.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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?

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: 20 December 2020

Communications Coordinator 09 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Sudan
WFP
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
09 December 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 [insert function] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications Coordinator will:

  • In consultation with the Communications Team Leader, assist in coordinating communications and public information campaigns and related issues and in various follow-up activities
  • Assist in carryout out communications and public information activities specifically in support of augmenting WFP’s life-saving food assistance due to increased food insecurity due to COVID-19;
  • Help to ensure that information, education and communication materials on COVID-19 prevention measures during the distribution of humanitarian assistance are widely distributed and promoted across humanitarian operations;
  • Support in tasks related to the development, implementation and monitoring of joint UN communications initiatives, including COVID-19 response
  • Specifically support in tasks related to coordinating joint information campaigns to support the humanitarian response in light of increased humanitarian needs due to COVID-19
  • Support the preparation of key messages in light of how COVID-19 has exacerbated humanitarian needs, specifically food insecurity, and help draft messaging around how humanitarian operations will adjust, respond and ‘build back better’ from COVID-19
  • Participate in and take meeting notes of Core Donor Working Group Meetings and UN Communications Working Group Meetings to support the coordination of joint communications initiatives
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written documents, e.g. fact sheets, situation updates, key messages, overviews, press releases, and human interest stories
  • Coordinate the collection, production, and publication of communications materials and content from area and field offices
  • Maintain an archive of communications materials including a photo database
  • Support the country office in monitoring the media and feeding into public perception analyses
  • Assist in ensuring the continuous and timely flow of information related to WFP’s programs to external audience, including the media
  • Supports in the organization of UN press conferences, public events, communications campaigns, media dialogues, and journalist missions to facilitate information related to food security
  • Maintain awareness of humanitarian and political developments related to food security issues
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Masters degree in Communications, Journalism, International Relations, Political Sciences, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Community Development or Administration.

24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communications or journalism related to political, development or humanitarian issues, is an advantage. Additional professional experience in an international organization is strongly preferred.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
  • Good technical knowledge of photography, design tools, and editing software to create external communications products.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in addressing the root causes of hunger and volunteerism as a mechanism for peace, sustainable development, and the UN System.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, 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 to which you would like to apply.

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

Application deadline: 09-12-2020

Chargé de suivi & évaluation et de communication 17 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WFP Chad
WFP
Chad
Ndjamena (TCD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
17 December 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Coordonnateur du Secrétariat du Fonds des Nations Unies pour la Consolidation de la Paix au Tchad et, sous la direction du Conseiller pour la paix et le développement et du Coordonnateur résident, le / la volontaire des Nations Unies national (e)

Résumé des fonctions clés:

  • Assurer la mise en œuvre effective du plan de suivi & évaluation du plan prioritaire
  • Renforcer les capacités nationales en gestion ciblée sur les résultats et suivi & évaluation
  • Sollicite le développement des bases de données
  • Assurer la visibilité du PBF à travers des outils de communication adaptés

1. Assurer la mise en œuvre effective du plan de suivi & évaluation du plan prioritaire :

  • Assurer un appui technique en matière de suivi & évaluation des projets individuels et des rapports semestriels et annuels ;
  • Élaborer un système dynamique de collecte de données afin de pouvoir régulièrement mesurer les résultats des projets sur le terrain et proposer les ajustements nécessaires ;
  • Animer des séances de formation (au besoin) sur la Gestion Axée sur les Résultats (GAR);
  • Appuyer la formulation et le suivi des indicateurs ;
  • Coordonner la préparation des revues/ rapports semestrielles et annuelles du programme de consolidation de la paix et assurer la remise des rapports à temps en documentant les bonnes pratiques
  • Assurer un suivi & évaluation régulier des activités, la bonne réalisation des produits et effets du plan prioritaire et des projets y afférents ;
  • Elaborer les termes de référence pour les études et évaluations à réaliser dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du plan de suivi & évaluation du plan prioritaire pour la consolidation de la paix (PPCP) et des projets financés par le PBF ;
  • Appuyer la réalisation des évaluations à mi-parcours et finale du plan prioritaire ;
  • Mettre en place un système de gestion des connaissances et de leçons apprises sur la base des résultats des différents projets ;
  • Produire des études de cas sur la base de leçons apprises à partager avec la communauté de pratiques sur le PBF.

2. Renforcer les capacités nationales en gestion axée sur les résultats et en suivi & évaluation :

  • Faire une analyse de la situation sur les capacités en suivi & évaluation des structures nationales d’exécution ;
  • Élaborer des modules de formation en suivi & évaluation ;
  • Appuyer le renforcement des capacités en suivi & évaluation.

3. Appuyer le développement des bases de données :

  • Appuyer la mise en place de base de données du plan prioritaire ;
  • Vérifier la qualité des données collectées ;
  • Élaborer un tableau de bord des indicateurs et assurer son suivi.

4. Assurer la visibilité du PBF à travers des outils de communication adaptés :

  • Identifier et mettre en place les moyens de communication les plus adaptés pour une meilleure diffusion de l’information et la promotion des activités du PBF ;
  • Appuyer la conception et la mise en œuvre de différents outils et supports de communication permettant d’améliorer la visibilité et aussi de rapporter sur les projets et activités du PBF ;
  • Rédiger et réviser les articles ainsi que les publications en français et en anglais sur la consolidation de la paix ;
  • Appuyer l’organisation des évènements du PBF en termes de communication.
  • Créer les comptes professionnels sur le PBF du Tchad et animer les réseaux sociaux (Twitter, Facebook, etc.) pour diffuser les discussions et réalisations liées aux activités des projets PBF au Tchad et assurer l’évaluation de ces outils de communication (nombre de visites, nombre de personnes atteintes, etc.) ;
  • Mener des entretiens thématiques avec des partenaires, des bénéficiaires et autres parties liées au programme de consolidation de la paix pour élaborer des documentaires, films, vidéos, et bonnes pratiques sur les activités du Système des Nations Unies.

Assurer une veille médiatique sur le PPCP et la mise en œuvre du programme de consolidation de la paix

Master degree or equivalent

Maîtrise en sciences sociales, relations internationales, sciences humaines, journalisme ou dans un domaine connexe.

60 Months

Expérience concrète d'au moins 5 ans de gestion de programme complexe dont au moins 3 dans le domaine des cadres de suivi-évaluation et des techniques de collecte et d'analyse des données socio-économiques

Expérience dans la gestion des réseaux sociaux et le domaine de la communication;

Capacités avérées d'analyse et de synthèse;

La connaissance de l'Organisation des Nations Unies et de ses pratiques de travail ainsi que les réformes en cours constituera un avantage.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

Maîtrise en sciences sociales, relations internationales, sciences humaines, journalisme ou dans un domaine connexe.

Une formation spécialisée en suivi et évaluation et / ou en communication serait un avantage.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du Tchad et les résidents légaux du Tchad ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 17-12-2020

Les candidatures sont fortement encouragées.