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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Human Resources Assistant 31 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
31 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 Human Resources Officer, the HR Assistant will:

  • Support in administration of entitlement and benefits including administering Leave Entitlements (AL, SL USL, HL) and conducting Leave Verification Exercise.

  • Support in recruitment and placement of staff: Scheduling Assessments (tests, interviews with candidates and selectin panel); Writing Interview minutes;
  • Support with in-country onboarding of newly recruited staff members (IP and Local): schedule induction briefings, share installation sheets with sections, update onboarding tracking sheet,

  • Administration of Internships/ ad hoc volunteers’ employment at JCO

  • Support with HR data analytics

  • Administration of UNLP issuance/extensions.

  • General office support, drafting and/or processing variety of correspondence and other section’s communications.
  • Setting up and maintaining HR files/records (electronic and paper) · Scheduling appointments and meetings · Maintain and generate automated databases containing HR related statistics and generating periodic reports.

  • 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. Human Resources, Management, Business Administration and/or other related fields;

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of work experience at the national and/or international level in Human Resources and administration; experience working with international organizations is an asset;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Research skills, including data collection, report writings, briefing notes, and context analysis;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline:31 -10-2020

Motor Vehicle Electrician (Electronic Vehicle Management System / Carlog System) 01 November 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
01 November 2020

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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Chief workshop Unit the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations light vehicles/equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub units in supervisory capacity;

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering / repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), 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 related duties as may be required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Motor Vehicle. •Basic knowledge related to workshop management, automotive spare parts management, inventory and warehousing. Driving License up to at least ‘C’ class as well as MHE operator.

72 Months

At least six (6) years of progressive experience in maintenance and repairs of light and heavy vehicle/equipment. At least, two years (2) supervisory responsibilities. Familiarity with United Nations electronics systems and procedures in the field is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate.

  • At least five years of post-training experience.

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory, and warehousing.

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must; Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential.

  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System

  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook.

Yes

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

* 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.

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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: 1st November 2020

Transport Assistant 02 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Transport Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bunia (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
02 November 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 Transport Officer (CTO) and Regional Transport Officer, the UN Volunteer “Transport Assistant “will undertake the following Fleet Vehicle Inventory duties:

  • Redistribute transport assets meet variations in demand, ensuring maximum economy and efficiency at all times, as directed by CTO and Regional Transport Officer. Keep evidence and monitors the of assets;

  • Maintain vehicle and transport equipment inventory records for both United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) and Contingent Owned Equipment (COE).

  • Assist in the Bi-annual physical inventory of non-expendable transport assets in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines;

  • Assist Fleet Manager in preparation of the Mission Vehicle Establishment Committee (VEC) meetings;

  • Assist Fleet manager on issues related to life management of the UN-owned vehicle fleet and implementation of the Vehicle Replacement Policy;

  • Ensures that vehicle write-off cases ;

  • Coordinate with logistic supply chain management on vehicle inventory issues;

  • Coordinate with MOVCON for urgent delivery of Transport shipments by air, land or internal waterways;

  • Assist in the provision of inputs for reports on transport fleet and composition;

  • Assist in ensuring the constant availability of vehicles for assignments in support of one-off and emergency tasks as directed by the CTO;

  • As directed by the Fleet Manager, issue official registration (license) plate numbers to vehicles and trailers brought into the area of operation, including all UN-owned , contingent-owned vehicles, vehicles leased/ rented by the Mission, vehicles provided by the host Government and provided by any other source for the exclusive use of the Mission;

  • Maintain license plate number database;

  • Assist in the Driving Test and Driving Permit Unit:

  • Keep evidence and advise the Fleet on COE vehicles matters;

  • Assist in performing other related duties as required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Transport and Logistics related diploma. Technical or Vocational Certificate in Logistic and Transport or other relevant fields is desirable. A valid driver’s license is required. Experience in Familiarity with United Nations systems and procedures in the field is desirable. Working within DPKO, Police or Military background is desirable.

60 Months

A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations, vehicle fleet management or related area.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations, vehicle fleet management or related area.

  • Transport Logistics working experience with UN DPKO missions to include Military Component or Civilian Police.

  • Experience in international operations in a post conflict environment is desirable.

  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, 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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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.

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Application deadline: 2 November 2020

Education Officer 08 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Panama
Open

Education Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
English,Spanish
Immediate
4 months
08 November 2020

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

1. Support to programme development and planning with focus on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities and Intercurltural Bilingual education.
• Contribute to the preparation and updating of the situation analysis for the development, design and management of education related programmes/projects. Research and report on development trends (economic, social, health etc.) and data for use in programme development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results.
• Contribute to the development and establishment of sectoral programme goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of education and other related information for development planning and goal setting.
• Provide technical and administrative support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing and administering a variety of technical programme transactions, preparing materials anddocumentations, and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluation of results.
2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results, with focus on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities and Intercurltural Bilingual education.
• Work closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and partners to collect, analyze and share information on implementation issues.
• Suggest solutions on routine programme implementation and submit reports to alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decisions. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned.
• Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts and prepare minutes/reports on results for follow up action by higher management and other stakeholders.
• Monitor and report on the use of sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets), verify compliance with approved allocation, organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity. Report on issues identified to ensure timely resolution by management/stakeholders. Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.
• Prepare draft inputs for programme/donor reporting.
3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation, with focus on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities and Intercurltural Bilingual education.
• Undertake field visits and surveys and share information with stakeholders to assess progress and refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
• Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on education related issues to support programme implementation, operations and delivery of results.
4. Networking and partnership building; with focus on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities and Intercurltural Bilingual education.
• Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and national stakeholders through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programmes.
• Draft communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnerships and alliances, and support fund raising for education programmes.
• Participate in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) meetings and events on programming to collaborate with inter-agency partners on UNDAF operational planning and preparation of education programmes/projects and to integrate and harmonize UNICEF’s position and strategies with the UNDAF development and planning process.
• Research information on potential donors and prepare resource mobilization materials and briefs for fund raising and partnership development purposes.
5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
• Contribute to identifying, capturing, synthesizing, and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and capacity development of stakeholders.
• Apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.

•Research and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledgeproducts and systems.
•Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies ofclients/stakeholders.

BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS

The key benefit of being a UN Volunteer is the personal satisfaction the volunteer assignment brings you as you make a positive impact on peace and development. However, UNV supports you during your assignment in several ways.

UNV programme will provide:

A monthly Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) of USD 2,332.86 to cover the costs of accommodation, housing and regular living expenses.

Health insurance (including dental and up to three dependants) [specialists and experts], life and permanent disability insurance are included, as well as a resettlement allowance upon satisfactory completion service.

Annual, medical and parental leave (if applicable), e-learning courses and training allowance (reimbursement).

Settling-in grant and repatriation grant are provided.

Full time availability is required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

A university degree is required in one of the following fields: education, psychology, sociology or another relevant technical field.

24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required : programme planning, management, and/or research in education is required.
  • Indeph Knowledge of inclusion of children with disabilities and intercultural bilingual education will be an asset
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Education policy and planning, curriculum development and teacher training
  • Programme planning, management, and/or research in education is required.
  • Inclusion of children with disabilities and intercultural bilingual education will be an asset
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset
No

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Application deadline: 08-Nov-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Air Operations Assistant 10 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
10 November 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 Air Region/Unit Chief the duties of the Operations Coordinator will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans and coordinates air transportation activities in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, UN directives, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Aviation Manual, UN Aviation Standards for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Air Transport Operations (UN AVSTADS), ICAO standards and recommended practices and the host country's Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs).

  • Ensure that air operations are conducted in compliance with Air Tasking Orders (ATOs)/Daily Flight Schedule (DFS), DPKO Aviation Manual, MONUSCO Aviation SOP and other relevant SOPs, UN directives, ICAO, IATA and the host country’s aviation standards, practices, procedures and regulations.

  • Review all operational and logistical mission requests sent by JMCC/MOVCON and Force Air Operations.

  • Manage CASEVAC/MEDEVAC flights, VIP flights and other special missions.

  • Participate in the integrated Search and Rescue operations for MONUSCO air assets and other aircraft upon request.

  • Review, plan and coordinate daily projected task orders and air support requirements.

  • Conduct risk analysis and determine risk mitigation measures in order to bring risks to acceptable levels.

  • Ensure airframes are selected and allocated to achieve maximum cost effectiveness in mission support.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Technical or vocational Diploma/License in Air Transport/Flight Operations, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment is required.

36 Months

3 Years experience in related field.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Air transport, air traffic control and safety
  • Air transport, air traffic control or safety are mandatory;

  • Other transport related experience Optional;

  • Computer skills: Proficient in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word,) and other IT applications;

  • Language skills: A good command of spoken and written English is required, and knowledge in French is an advantage;

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Technical or vocational certificate in Air Transportation at Commercial Pilot License level as a minimum, Safety Management, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment or military/air traffic control training is required;

    • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in aviation or related field;

    • Relevant training/experience in flight operations management, scheduling and support is highly desirable.

    • Fluency in written and spoken English is essential.

    • Good knowledge of Aviation and of the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is needed.

    • Receptiveness towards client needs is very important, including the ability to maintain tact and diplomacy always.

    • Solid computer skills including proficiency and in-depth knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point); High school diploma or equivalent.

Yes

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

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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.

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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: 10 November 2020

Finance Coordination Officer 11 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Finance Coordination Officer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
11 November 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 UNV Programme Manager, and in close cooperation with the UNV Finance Officer, the duties of the UN Volunteers will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead, participate in and document the periodic finance coordination meetings;

  • Lead the establishment of updated financial procedures to improve client satisfaction;

  • Ensure that the UNV DRC Field Unit complies with obligations under rules and regulations as relevant for all financial operations;

  • Coordinate the assembling, review, certification and payment of one-time and monthly UNV entitlements as per the contract terms and in accordance with UN and UNV financial regulations and rules;

  • Coordinate with MONUSCO and UNDP Finance Section the timely creation and approval of vendors;

  • Day to day monitor the deadlines of payments and instruct relevant colleagues to take appropriate action;

  • Record and archive, in soft and hard copy, all correspondence and supporting documents related to UNV Financial entitlements operations and disbursements.

  • Support the monitoring and analysis of financial performances of the UNV Field Unit and advise the PM on necessary correction measures;

  • Create and maintain tracking systems and databases related to UNV DRC financial operations;

  • Draft official interoffice memorandum and communications related to financial matters to be sent to UN Volunteers and stakeholders;

  • Prepare monthly Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) and Payroll related calculations in collaboration with the Programme Officer, the Coordination Officer and Programme Assistants of the Integrated UNV Field Unit (UNV IFU);

  • Coordinate with the relevant mission self-accounting units (e.g. telephone billing unit, transport section, facilities management section and security claims unit) regarding monthly deductions and earnings, to be recorded in ATLAS before submission of payroll to UNDP Finance section for approval and disbursement;

  • Supervise the preparation of a summary of monthly deductions and entitlements for relevant payroll deductions and earnings of each volunteer to be submitted to UNDP finance section;

  • Instruct relevant colleagues for the preparation of vouchers for payments of Resettlement Allowance (RSA), Final Entitlements, SIG, (HV) lump sums etc. through ATLAS;

  • Coordinate with global shared service center (GSSC), based in Malaysia, regarding timely approval of voucher and purchase order (PO) for processing of Volunteer entitlements;

  • Ensure close coordination and good working relationship with UNDP procurement, finance and travel unit for timely processing of Volunteer entitlements;

  • Provide planning and allocation of team resources in accordance with the Mission mandate;

  • When working with national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), 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 related duties as may be required.

Master degree or equivalent

Finance, administration, Project management or related area of study

36 Months

Work experience of 3-5 years, preferably in developing countries in finance and administration or a related capacity. Experience in managing staff and a previous experience as a UN Volunteer are desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit, Administration and administrative assistance

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written English is mandatory, with a working knowledge of French.

Knowledge and experience in Atlas; proficiency in standard Microsoft office applications, email/internet, other IT applications; knowledge and practical experience in spreadsheets (Excel).

Yes

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

* 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.

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Application deadline: 11 November 2020