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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Admin/ Finance Assistant 20 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
20 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following three broad functions

  • Support project planning and annaul workplan formulation;
  • Support timely and effective project implementation according to plans and in compliance with Country Office Standard Operating Procedures; and
  • Provide administive support to the project for efficient project management, according UNDP procedures
  • Provide accounting and finance support.

Support project planning and annaul workplan formulation:

  • Prepare inputs to formulation of annual workplans.
  • Provide inputs to detailed implementation plans.
  • Assist in formulation of budgets.
  • Assist in formulation of procurement and HR plans.
  • Assist in revision of annual workplans, periodic revisions of procurement/HR plans ensuring that plans are updated in a timely manner and in close coordination of UNDP Country Office.

Support timely and effective project implementation according to plans and incompliance with Country Office Standard Operating Procedures

  • Initiate procurement actions for International Consultants, goods, works and services and recruitment of Service Contract actions according to HR and procurement plans.
  • Prepare requests for recruitment and contracting in UNDP format and according to Country Office (CO) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Compile supporting documents for procurement and recruitments processes and ensure that supporting documents are complete and in line with the CO SOPs.
  • Follow up with CO units on pending actions (procurement, recruitment, travel, transportation etc).
  • Create e-requisitions for travel and prepare Travel Authorizations, submit and follow up with UNDP CO Travel Unit (according to SOPs).
  • Prepare payment requests and submit to CO (according to SOP).
  • Ensure accuracy of COA of all payment requests.

Provide administive support to the project for efficient project management, according UNDP procedures:

  • Monitor leave of local and international project personnel, maintain updated and correct records and online systems.
  • Notify CO HR promptly on separation of project staff
  • Maintain project supplies and initiate procurement of supplies as necessary.
  • Coordinate ICT support to project with the UNDP CO. Coordinate support with ICT helpdesk.
  • Maintain filing system for the project.

Provide accounting and finance support:

  • Ensure full compliance of financial activites and records with UNDP rules, regulations, polices and procedures.
  • Processing of financial documentation (vouchers, GLJEs, supporting documents, etc.) and maintaining internal expenditures control system by ensuring that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas, travel claims, and staff entitlements are duly processed.
  • Timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
  • Presentation of information on the status of financial resources as required.
  • Management of cash receipts and petty cash.
  • Proper receipting of goods and services and establishment of accruals.
  • Ensure that an orderly and systematic filing system is maintained in the finance unit for efficient and timely retrieval of files. Maintenance of the proper filing system, including hard and soft copy ones, for financial records and documents. Retrieve files or documents as necessary.

Print, scan vouchers and financial documents

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field. Specialized certificate in administration is an advantage. Relevant Masters Degree preferred.
  • One year of relevant working experience in Project Cycle Management, Administration, Procurement, Finance and HR.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows-based applications, integrated web-based management systems and spreadsheets
  • Excellent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashtu.
12 Months
  • One year of relevant working experience in Project Cycle Management, Administration, Procurement, Finance and HR.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows-based applications, integrated web-based management systems and spreadsheets
  • Excellent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashtu.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit
  • One year of relevant working experience in Project Cycle Management, Administration, Procurement, Finance and HR.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows-based applications, integrated web-based management systems and spreadsheets
  • Excellent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashtu.
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Working in Teams

Programme Assistant (Isiolo) 20 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Kenya
UNDP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
01 May 2021
8 months with possibility of extension
20 April 2021

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

UNDP in collaboration with the Kenya School of Government (KSG) and County Government of Isiolo in 2018 initiated a youth programme which aimed at building the capacity of 52 youths from Isiolo County on entrepreneurship and life skills. A youth learning center was also established which serves as:

  • Capacity Building and Computer Lab unit: To support the training of Youth on Access to Government Procurement Opportunities, ICT, Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills, Creative Economy
  • Talent, Innovation, Creative, and Filmmaking Hub: To engage Youth to develop innovative and creative ideas to improve Quality Service delivery in the Public Sector. Talent development such as filmmaking (Sinema Mashinani), acting.
  • One-stop-shop information Unit: The unit will provide Youth in the County with all the necessary information to facilitate their participation in the developmental agenda. The Centre will also provide access to information such as AGPO, Jobs, Scholarship, and Capacity Building. The Youth can access information through the KSG Youth Innovation Centre Website and Knowledge Management SMS platform
  • Coaching, mentorship, Counselling Services unit: The unit will support individual coaching and mentorship, counseling services for Youth who are Abusing Drug.

Reporting directly to UNDP Devolution Project Manager, the Programme Assistant will perform the following duties and responsibilities within the Consolidating Gains and Deepening Devolution in Kenya Project:

  1. Facilitate the implementation of the project as well as monitor and address risks
  2. Write reports on the activities being conducted in the youth Innovation and Learning Center
  3. Coordinate program activities and strive to meet project activity results
  4. Maintain a register of and lead engagement with key Centre stakeholders

Facilitate the implementation of the project as well as monitor and address risk

  • Work with KSG and County Government of Isiolo in the development of joint monthly activities as well as budgets based on expected year-end outputs of youth activities.
  • Work with KSG and County Government of Isiolo team to monitor planned activities in order to identify best practices as well as constraints/implementation bottlenecks and to take necessary actions to overcome the constraints.
  • Manage the data base on the youth trained and ensure close monitoring of youth activities and report on the achievements, challenges and lessons learned for improvement of the programme.

  • Ensure sustainability of the activities at the center through close collaboration with the County Government of Isiolo, KSG and other stakeholders

Write reports on the activities being conducted in the youth Innovation and Learning Center

  • Provide monthly updates on the activities being undertaken at the youth learning center
  • Attend the Projects Progress meetings and brief the team on the activities achieved with the learning Center

  • Compile progress reports in close coordination with the M&E officer to ensure they are in line with the outputs/activities agreed in the annual work plans and ultimately ensure information-sharing.

  • Maintain contact of Isiolo Youth Innovation and Empowerment Centre alumni, document their achievements,
  • Identify and enlist youth for mentoring and coaching of other youths in Isiolo or any other FCDC Counties.

Coordinate program activities and strive to meet project activity results

  • Contribute to the creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies, and approaches of the youth center.
  • In collaboration with KSG and the County Government of Isiolo, monitor the messages being sent out through the SMS platform, analyze some of the achievements and concerns being raised and the action taken.

  • Ensure drafting relevant materials for wide dissemination and visibility of program achievements in close collaboration with the project and UNDP communications Unit

  • Conducting of Key Informant Interviews with some of the trained youth to collect some of the success stories.

Maintain a register of and lead engagement with key Centre stakeholders

  • In partnership with Kenya School of Government, County Government of Isiolo maintain and initiate effective dialogue and coordination with key stakeholders on youth issues.
  • Ensure regular communication, organization, knowledge management and consultation with KSG, UNDP and the County Government of Isiolo
  • Participate in other UNDP Kenya Country Office activities as may be called upon, including promotion of Volunteerism for Development
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Social Sciences, Project Management, or other related areas. Master’s degree will be an added advantage

24 Months
  • Previous experience in development assistance or related work for an international agency or donor organization, government or NGO is a pre-requisite.
  • Strong analytical, drafting and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to coordinate youth programs with diverse range of partners.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
  • 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.
  • Understands the Kenya Constitution 2010 especially on devolution matters and experience working with counties

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Functional competencies:

  • Analytical and strategic thinking / results orientation.
  • Knowledge management
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks related to annual work planning, implementation and reporting against the relevant project outputs and indicators including data management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish effective working relations in a multicultural team environment.
  • Excellent team-building, and interpersonal skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance

Public Administration, Social Sciences, Project Management

No

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Please note: Candidates applying for this Assignment should be residing in ISIOLO, the duty station is ISIOLO.

Application deadline: 20 April 2021

Telecommunications Assistant 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Telecommunications Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
21 April 2021

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

Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the ICT operations Officer of the location, the Telecommunications Assistant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Install, commission, and maintain HF base and mobile transceivers; HF email systems; VHF and UHF base stations, repeaters, mobile, and handheld units; tetra systems; Digital Microwave Links including VSAT system.

  • Erect antenna masts and install wide range of VHF/UHF and HF antennas.

  • Assist in pre-planning VHF/UHF/HF network configuration; coordinate rigging requirements.

  • Program transceivers installing appropriate frequencies and other pre-set technical parameters.

  • Ensure UHF/VHF repeater interconnectivity for maximum coverage.

  • Conduct HF field strength measurements and propagation tests; ascertain the best night/day frequencies; monitor frequency efficiency; advises the supervisor accordingly.

  • Identify the source of any man-made radio interference; implement remedial action; recommend any changes of frequencies required; and advise the supervisor accordingly.

  • Provide connectivity to telephony services.

  • Install and maintain auxiliary/alternate power systems.

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Technical/Vocational diploma

College Diploma or equivalent post-secondary education certificate

60 Months

at least 5 years working experience with computers

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management, Telecommunications systems
  • College Diploma or equivalent post-secondary education certificate.

  • Fully proficient and familiar with Windows programs, especially Access, Word, Excel and other

  • Must have at least 5 years working experience with computers.

  • Prior Military or Police Communications Center experience would be an asset.

  • Previous working knowledge with radio communications equipment desirable or.

  • Valid driving license.

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • Computer literacy, ability to manage and adopt new procedures.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 21-04-2021

Fire Marshall Assistant 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Fire Marshall Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
21 April 2021

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 Chief Aviation Officer and Chief Air Terminal/Airfield Unit, the Air Operations Assistant (Fire Marshal) will be responsible, but not limited, for the following duties:

  • Conduct Emergency Crash Rescue (ECR) operations, emergency plan and lead a fire fighting team.

  • Supervise fire assistant crew and shift activities for the daily operations of the fire cell.

  • Provide guidance and supervision in training, inspections, and maintenance to ensure personnel and equipment maintain a high state of fire-fighting readiness and the ability to interpret and enforce fire prevention codes.

  • Communicate with the public, workers, and other emergency personnel.

  • Monitor all aircraft start.

  • Monitor refueling and de-fueling operations.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

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

60 Months

At least 5 years experience in related domain

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Firefighting and rescue services
  • Computer skills: Proficient in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word,) and other IT applications

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 21-04-2021

Board of Inquiry Officer 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Board of Inquiry Officer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
21 April 2021

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, Board of Inquiry Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Liaise with relevant offices in the Civilian, Police and Military components for Investigation Reports and pertinent documentation;

  • Establish a rapport with related counterparts/clients (i.e. Force Provost Marshal, Chief Military Personnel Officer, Chief Force Police Unit, Office of the Force Commander, Military Legal Adviser, Chief Conduct and Discipline, Chief Security Adviser, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Military Personnel Officer);

  • Prior to convening Board of Inquiry, review the Investigation Report and/or all relevant documentation to the case to identify the grey areas, missing information, gaps, discrepancies and contradictions which require to be addressed; identify parties forming the subject matter of the action and/or witnesses to be interviewed for clarification purposes;

  • Confirm the availability of nominated Board members from the Roster, avoiding conflict of interest;

  • Draft BOI Convening Order and ‘case-specific’ Terms of Reference for review/approval of the Unit/Section Chief, the Office of Legal Affairs, the Convening Authority, and the Head of Mission;

  • Ensure that Board members receive Legal and Administrative Briefing; administer ‘Undertaking of Confidentiality’;

  • During proceedings, perform an advisory role to the Board and provide guidance in accordance with the Terms of Reference and the applicable UN rules/regulations/directives/administrative instructions and ensure that the Board is focused on the issues before them;

  • Provide adequate clerical, logistical and communication support to the individual Boards during proceedings;

  • Participate in on-site visits and take notes of all observations on the ground;

  • Locate and arrange for interview of witnesses beforehand and allowing the parties to be prepared and/or to refresh the facts of the case;

  • Obtain Witness Attestations, take statements ensuring relevant questions are addressed; if not, advise the Chairman; prepare and forward completed Statements for review and obtain signatures;

  • Monitor progress on the case, keeping in mind the deadline for submission of the final report according to the SOPs for BOI;

  • Specific to the BOI report, ensure findings and methodology possess the requisite integrity and merit, and that all avenues to the inquiry have been exhausted; ensure that the report is format-compliant, structured and unambiguous in its expression;

  • Ensure that the recommendations are practical, feasible and implementable;

  • Forward the draft BOI Report to the Legal Office for review, comments and/or approval;

  • If applicable, forward the comments and concerns by the Legal Office to the Board members for their further consideration;

  • Upon its approval by the Legal Office, compile the BOI case file, complete with annexes and the signed Final BOI Report for review, comments and/or approval by the Unit/Section Chief, Office of Legal Affairs and the Head of Mission;

  • On behalf of the Head of Mission, draft transmittal memoranda for the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support (USG/DFS) summarizing the facts of the case and ensuring accuracy, paying close attention to grammar, language, coherence, chronology, tone, style and format; draft transmittal memoranda to relevant offices, indicating how the Board arrived at the recommendations and requesting its implementation;

  • Follow-up with relevant offices to ensure the recommendations have been implemented as requested by the Head of Mission;

  • Scan the finalized BOI case files to the various databases, including BOI Tracker;

  • Inform Conduct and Discipline Team, should misconduct on a case be established on a BOI;

  • Monitor and record movement of BOI case files in circulation;

  • Maintain a proactive and dynamic approach to problem solving related to the assigned case portfolio and the Unit’s workload;

  • Provide back-up support during the absence of other colleagues;

  • Ensure timely, professional and effective response to enquiries;

  • 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;

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

1st level University degree in business administration, social sciences, law, humanities or related area is required.

36 Months

3-4 years Experience in analytical report writing is required. Experience in Board of Inquiry or any other entity involved in investigative proceedings is desirable. Experience in handling confidential documents is an advantage and familiarity with function-related provisions of United Nations Rules, Regulations, Manuals and Policy Documents is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance, Other science experience

Experience in analytical report writing is required. Experience in Board of Inquiry or any other entity involved in investigative proceedings is desirable. Experience in handling confidential documents is an advantage and familiarity with function-related provisions of United Nations Rules, Regulations, Manuals and Policy Documents is desirable.

Computer skills: Microsoft Office suite.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO. For this position, fluency in oral and written English is required ; Working knowledge of French is desirable.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 21-04-2021

Budget & Admin Assistant 22 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Budget & Admin Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
22 April 2021

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 Chief Life Support Section and Administrative Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Maintain accurate logs for the registration and distribution of all incoming and outgoing mail and ensuring timely receipt of correspondence by addressees;

  • Establish and maintain filing system in respect of all correspondence;

  • Prepare correspondence, memos and email as way of providing support to the heads of the Section units;

  • Assist in the preparation of Budget for the Life Support Section;

  • Assist in the preparation of financial performance report;

  • Responsible for consolidating the Section’s acquisition plan as well as quarterly updates;

  • Responsible for creating shopping carts and earmarked funds;

  • Responsible for invoice processing;

  • Monitoring of service contracts for advertisement in local newspapers;

  • Assist in the recruitment of Individual Contractors and maintenance of their monthly attendance sheet;

  • Assist in consolidating e-performance and contact extension for staff as the end of the contract period;

  • Maintaining a database of all staff within the section;

  • 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.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Certification/diploma or other supplemental academic qualifications or training in Business Administration, Information Technology, Statistics, Mathematics or other relevant field is desirable.

48 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in international organization is desirable. Previous working experience in data analysis, database management or accounting/budget is highly desirable.

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

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports MONUSCO with professionalism, dedication and client orientation and has affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license required: Yes

Computer skills: Proficient in various MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to generate ad hoc electronic documents, spreadsheets and databases.

Special Notice:
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 22-04-2021

Fuel Assistant 22 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Fuel Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
22 April 2021

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 Chief Fuel Unit through the Fuel Operations Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Operate the fuel pump/dispenser equipment on the ground fuel truck/fuel point and receive/issue fuel;

  • Keep accurate records of all receipts and issues of fuel products on a daily, weekly and monthly basis;

  • Measure and report stock levels of all fuels in tanks and fuel trucks by tank dips and meter readings;

  • Compile daily, weekly and monthly fuel balance sheets;

  • Ensure safety procedures are followed in operating the fuel trucks/fuel point refuelling equipment;

  • Ensure fuel is issued only to authorized personnel/equipment in accordance with mission regulations;

  • Report all anomalies in fuel consumption to the supervisor immediately;

  • Implement the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on fuel quality control procedures;

  • Ensure daily testing of aviation fuels and ground fuels as per ASTM, API, IE and other international test methods;

  • Keep computerized records of all quality control tests conducted in the mission;

  • Prepare periodic reports on quality assurance issues;

  • Refuel mission and other authorized aircrafts as per the order document;

  • Monitor and report stock levels of aviation fuel from refuelled tank dips and meter readings;

  • Placing orders to vendors and coordinate receipt/issue of Petrolum Oils and Lubricants

    (POL) from vendors to delivery points;

  • Review and maintain all invoice and accounts records;

  • Supervise collation and data entry of information into required databases;

  • 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.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Certification/diploma or other supplemental academic qualifications or training in engineering, fuel or chemistry is highly desirable.

48 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in two or more of the following areas: (1) the operation of field fuel installations and fuel handling procedures, including aviation fuel;(2) fuel contract administration; (3) maintenance/repair of fuel equipment. Experience in petroleum supply chain operations required. Experience in UN peacekeeping or other field operations is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports MONUSCO with professionalism, dedication and client orientation and has affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license required: Yes

Proficient in various MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to generate ad hoc electronic documents, spreadsheets and databases.

Special Notice:
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 22-04-2021

Assistant(e) de projet 22 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Democratic Republic of Congo
UNDP
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
French,English
Immediate
10 months
22 April 2021

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

Le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies sera placé(e) sous la supervision directe du Spécialiste en Coordination du New Deal pour l'engagement dans les États fragiles du bureau pays PNUD (au République Démocratique du Congo à Kinshasa) et travaillera (en étroite) collaboration avec l’Associée de programme entreprenariat de la FMANU (en République de Corée à Séoul) ainsi qu’avec l’Experte technique – villes intelligente et digitalisation du Centre global du PNUD à Singapore.

Le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Appuyer la coordination de la mise en œuvre du projet Citypreneurs
  • Appuyer la coordination des activités quotidiennes du projet qui seront mis en œuvre à Kinshasa ;
  • Appuyer l’assurance de la qualité et la mise en œuvre selon le calendrier du projet ;
  • Contribuer à un bon travail d’équipe et à une communication transparente avec les personnels du PNUD RD Congo, de la FMANU et du Centre global du PNUD à Singapore engagés dans le projet, ainsi que les autres partenaires éventuels ;
  • Appuyer la mise en place d’un système de suivi et évaluation effectif des activités dès le début du projet conformément à la description du document de projet Citypreneurs et son opérationnalisation continue tout au long du projet ;
  • Appuyer la rédaction des rapports de suivi périodiques ;
  • Appuyer la gestion du projet selon les règles administratives et financière du PNUD, de manière transparente, efficace et effective en faisant preuve de la plus grande intégrité et en conformité avec les règles de l’ONU.
  • Contribuer à une assistance technique continue à l’autorité du PNUD RD Congo et leurs partenaires sur les questions de la gestion des déchets ménagers et l’accès à la santé dans le cadre de la crise humanitaire du COVID19.
  • Appuyer la liaison entre les différentes parties prenantes du projet notamment le secteur privé, les institutions gouvernementales et publiques et les partenaires techniques et financiers ;
  • Appuyer la conduite des études et analyses pertinentes et appuyer les experts techniques mobilisés par le projet pour contribuer à l’atteinte des objectifs du projet ;
  • Contribuer à diffuser les résultats et leçons apprises du projet à l’échelle régionale ;
  • Favoriser l’appropriation des résultats du projet par les institutions nationales et locales, et la diffusion des résultats et leçons apprises du projet, notamment pour le déroulement du programme et lors de la réalisation des projets pilotes;
  • Remplir d’autres responsabilités contribuant à la mise en œuvre effective du projet.
Master degree or equivalent

Diplôme de Maîtrise / Master en business management, transformation digitale, informatiques, entrepreneuriat, innovation sociale, économie circulaire, sciences environnementales, changement climatique, gestion de projet, développement international ou autre secteur pertinent.

36 Months

Au moins 3 ans d’expérience professionnelle de préférence dans la gestion des programmes/projets de développement ; dans le domaine de l’entrepreneuriat avec de multiples partenaires.

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

transformation digitale, informatiques, entrepreneuriat, innovation sociale, économie circulaire, sciences environnementales, changement climatique, gestion de projet, développement international ou autre secteur pertinent, gestion des programmes/projets de développement ; entrepreneuriat avec de multiples partenaires.

No

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Date limite pour postuler : 22-04-2021

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Solar for Health Programme Officer 26 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Namibia
UNDP
Namibia
Windhoek (NAM)
English
Immediate
5 months
26 April 2021

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

The main objective of the assignment is to review and analyse technical and policy documents related to the deployment of solar energy solutions for health facilities in Namibia; coordinate data collection at the national level to feed into the development of the Solar for Health programme; organise and closely coordinate stakeholder engagement and ensure their validation of the programme design prior to submission of the documentation to GCF as per the Country Office guidance, and (1) produce a stakeholder engagement report and minutes from all working group sessions; and a stakeholder engagement plan for the preparation of the full funding proposal as well as the implementation of the programme in Namibia (2) provide technical inputs for the elaboration of the project preparation facility request, concept note, pre-feasibility study and/or other documents for the respective country, as per the guidance from UNDP country office. The volunteer is required to work in coordination with other relevant experts to prepare all the documents that fully meet GCF investment criteria, in line with UNDP accreditation (as per UNDP guidance).

The volunteer’s main responsibilities are as follows:

Stakeholder engagement

  1. Identify relevant stakeholders for the Solar for Health Programme and coordinate their engagement needed for the successful design and implementation of the programme in the country in a close collaboration with UNDP country office;
  2. Organise, coordinate and convene working group sessions (online or in-person, as the the COVID-19nsituation allows) to enable exchange on the programme development, buy-in and validation by the stakeholders at the national level;
  3. Take minutes from each working group meeting, ensuring circulation to the relevant stakeholders after each meetings;
  4. Draft detailed stakeholder engagement report, summarizing all working group sessions and key decisions and outcomes;
  5. Prepare stakeholder engagement plan for the preparation of the full funding proposal as well as the implementation of the programme in the country, building on the lessons learned from the initial working group sessions, including actors from the private sector, energy service providers, utility company/ies different types of public health facilities that might be targeted by this programme, civil societies (including those representing women, youth), government (ministry of health, energy, finance, rural energy agency and other as applicable) and others;
  6. Initiate and manage communication with the country stakeholders on the programme matters, including with the GCF national designated authority, as per the guidance from UNDP country office or other UNDP staff;
  7. Map out the roles and responsibilities of the different government and other stakeholders to manage the budget for and the provision of energy services to health facilities in the country;
  8. Identification of potential donors/partners, outreach and sensitization of stakeholders/presentation of the programme to potential donors/partners under the guidance from UNDP country office and mapping out/capturing potential co-financing opportunities and other types of collaborations from the donor consultations.

Provide and coordinate technical inputs for the development of the programme

  1. Conduct and coordinate technical analysis, review of existing documentation in dialogue with UNDP and experts on the topics related to the deployment of solar energy solutions for health facilities, including undertaking an options analysis, collecting and compiling country specific data and information on the existing health and solar energy activities, availability, supply and demand of the targeted populations and year-round solar energy solutions for the targeted sites as per the UNDP staff guidance;
  2. Draft the implementation arrangements (in a form of a diagram) for the programme implementation specifically in the targeted country, outlining the (legal) relations between all involved relations and the fund flow;
  3. Compile and refine relevant project documentation, as per the guidance from UNDP staff;
  4. Ensure that the design of project concept takes into account GCF investment criteria at the country level such as impact potential; paradigm shift potential; sustainable development potential; country needs; country ownership and cost-effectiveness;
  5. Ensure that all documentation prepared at the country level is evidence-based and has all the necessary references to establish proof of concept and feasibility;
  6. Ensure environmental and social safeguard principles and gender mainstreaming elements are considered
  7. Support organisation of missions/site visits for experts, if applicable.
Master degree or equivalent

At least a master degree in renewable energy, environment, climate change, health, or related disciplines.

36 Months
  • Minimum 3~ 5 years of work experience in renewable energy, health sector and research activities.
  • Minimum 3~ 5 years of experiences in project development and technical analysis in the field of renewable energy (especially solar energy).
  • Proven experience working with international organizations, and/or development financial institutions in the development of renewable energy and/or health programmes (beneficial).
  • Proven experience in stakeholder engagement processes.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with analytic capacity and ability to synthesize relevant collected data and findings.
  • Excellent understanding of the renewable energy market and developments in the country.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public health, Energy sector, Climate change mitigation and mechanisms for technology transfer
No

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

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Application deadline: 26 April 2021

Communications Analyst 27 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Sudan
UNDP
Sudan
Khartoum (SDN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
27 April 2021

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 Head of Communication or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications Analyst will:

Perform planning and implementation of internal and external strategies for communications and outreach focusing on:

  • Based on the Annual Work Plan (AWP), and emerging needs of the CO, Senior Management Team (SMT) and UNDP Regional and HQ Offices, developing, promotion and maintenance of multi-channel (i.e. media, digital media) public information campaigns on UNDP activities, development priorities, the SDGs, CO SMT positions and opinions
  • Creation, promotion, and dissemination of corporate advocacy materials, including for flagship initiatives and publications such as the Human Development Report
  • Developing bespoke, multi-channel communications campaigns around key UNDP
  • Ensuring strong understanding of the UNDP’s work in the country through regular national, regional and global media contacts and provision of newsworthy information to media, the public, international partners and other audiences
  • Developing and implementing donor visibility campaigns and activities, and supporting HQ-driven donor visibility efforts
  • Reporting on effectiveness of communications activities and outreach, and proposing new innovations and approaches
  • Supporting “One UN” and UNDP-specific activities and programmes, including joint UN information campaigns (UN Day, World AIDS Day, etc.)
  • As required, supporting thematically focused communications campaigns in response to specific UNDP activities and interventions.
  • As required, supporting ad hoc, rapid communications campaigns and activities in response to emerging crises

Support media engagement and issues management:

  • In conjunction with other members of the Communications Unit, the Analyst will maintain strong personal contacts with domestic media outlets and Sudan-based journalists representing international media, ensuring the Analyst can adequately guide media interactions.
  • Support the CO and Communications Unit in addressing national and international media queries, including liaising with relevant Government, UN and internal stakeholders, and taking into account relevant contextual factors
  • Proposing and developing proactive media opportunities, including organization of roundtable discussions, press conferences, briefing sessions, media visits, interviews, launches, etc
  • Supporting access for journalists to subject matter experts as well as organizing media field missions to ensure appropriate visibility for UNDP areas of work in Sudan
  • Conducting media training for SMT and other CO staff as required.

Produce high quality written, audio visual and other content production:

  • Identification of storylines for publications and drafting of substantive articles, opinion pieces and other pieces of content (reports, guides, briefs, speeches etc) highlighting UNDP results and/or contributing to debates on key development issues
  • Coordination and management of CO publication activities, such as content management, norms for publishing, design, etc, and reviewing/editing publications and content by other members of the Team and CO to ensure suitable content in line with UNDP Editorial Guidelines and standards
  • Coordinate with communications team leads to ensure content utilization for digital/social media platforms, and ensure appropriateness and placement of content on CO and other UNDP platforms
  • Coordinate with relevant internal stakeholders and translation service provider to ensure professional quality Arabic translations available, and required communications content available in Arabic
  • In conjunction with the Head of Communications and relevant communications team, CO internal stakeholders and other agencies as appropriate, co-ordinate with communications agencies, creative agencies, filmmakers and production agencies, PR agencies, media agencies, design studios for creative outputs, scheduling of tasks, execution as per timelines and plans, review and processing of product development upto completion stage
  • Co-ordinate with CO field teams for timely effective implementation of media and content generating activity, collate and document feedback on impact-oriented success stories and follow-up with external agencies for corrective course of action, when necessary
  • Facilitate documented sharing of successes and lessons learnt in state, regional and national workshops.

Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and management:

  • Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country goals and activities.
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice including corporate communications repositories.
  • Provision of technical assistance and training, consultancy, and advice to UNDP staff on communications for development and on-ground communication activities to the regions
  • Provide writing, editorial and design support for communication and public information needs of the CO and outreach-oriented reports and documents.

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self-reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV

Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Master degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree in media relations, journalism, publishing, politics, international relations, communications, development, or a related field.
24 Months
  • Minimum two years of relevant experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications, or advocacy. Previous experience with a multilateral or international organization is mandatory. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages essential.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Experience with photography, videography, Adobe software (Photoshop, Premiere etc), social media, and web-based management systems is desirable but not mandatory.
  • UNDP is a Non-smoking environment

Technical/functional:

  • Ability to form and maintain meaningful working relationships with various members of the media.
  • Ability to manage information sharing and partnership alliances between the UNDP and the public
  • Ability to translate information into the context of the culture.
  • Ability to plan and deliver communication initiatives that make an impact, persuades intended audiences, shapes perceptions of the UNDP and creates positive demand for UNDP's value propositions.
  • Ability to use a range of techniques and intelligence to develop and implement customized initiatives to target varied audiences to meet UNDP’s objectives.
  • Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside (Programmes/projects) or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support. Sets overall direction for the formation and management of strategic relationships contributing to the overall positioning of UNDP.
  • Ability to prepare quality briefs and/or speeches.
  • Ability to identify and prioritize risks, and organize action around mitigating them.
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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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: 27-04-2021