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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Knowledge Management and Research 05 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Angola
UNICEF
Angola
Luanda (AGO)
Portuguese,English
Immediate
11 months with possibility of extension
05 March 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 Carmen Alpin, the UNV Knowledge Management and Research will:

• Support the implementation of the knowledge management and research agenda and the key activities to be implemented within this remit;

• Support planning and following-up the implementation of mobile and face-to-face data collection activities;

• Undertake field visits to assist in research related capacity building activities with interviewers and Institute of National Statistics staff;

• Assist in analyzing research data from different stakeholders, supporting report-writing of knowledge products, and research dissemination;

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

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or area related to Statistics, International Development, Research Methods or other relevant programmes;

24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in research, knowledge management or other relevant programmes; experience with quantitative and qualitative data analyses is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization

  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Public information and reporting

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting and reporting skills; • 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; experience with data analysis software is an asset, as is experience with mobile data collection software;

• Accuracy and attention to detail 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;

• Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

• Sound security awareness;

Have affinity with or interest in UNICEF’s mandate and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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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Application deadline: 5th March 2021

Social Policy Officer (Decentralisation of Social Services) 12 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNICEF Angola
UNICEF
Angola
Luanda (AGO)
Portuguese,English
Immediate
10 months with possibility of extension
12 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Glayson dos Santos or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the Youth NUNV – Social Policy Officer (Decentralisation of Social Services) will:

  • Support the implementation of the municipal social services pilot and the key activities to be implemented within this remit, including in ensuring that financial and administrative data is consistent and according to project’s guidelines and rules and regulations.
  • Follow up and document and share good financial and administrative practices from the field.
  • Undertake field visits to assist the monitoring of the programme implementation, as well as participate to conduct periodic administrative and financial reviews with government counterparts and other partners.
  • Support capacity of partners to effectively generate and ensure the availability of accurate, complete and up-to-date data and information relative to the municipal social services pilot, including administrative, monitoring and financial data.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or area related to International Development, Economics, Management, Accounting or other relevant programmes;
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the area of project implementation, social assistance, administration and accounting or other field relevant to the task is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting and reporting skills;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with office technology equipment;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;

Have affinity with or interest in UNICEF’s mandate and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 12th March 2021

Coordonnateur du cluster nutrition 08 March 2021 Nat. Expert UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
UNICEF
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
French,English
01 May 2021
8 months
08 March 2021

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

Sous la supervision direcete du specialiste de la nutrition du bureau de l’UNICEF à Goma, le/la VNU National s’acquittera principalement des tâches suivantes :

Coordination generale :

  • Organiser des réunions régulières pour coordonner la réponse nutritionnelle et relever les défis communs.
  • Identifier les lacunes et plaider pour une réponse adéquate et efficace
  • Assurez-vous que la liste de contacts des membres du cluster est régulièrement mise à jour.
  • Représenter le cluster nutrition à la réunion inter-cluster régionale (IC) et apporter les contributions et les préoccupations du cluster nutrition.
  • Faciliter le partage d'informations avec les acteurs humanitaires via le site Web, le lecteur partagé, les groupes de communication, les bulletins nutritionnels…
  • Assurer la liaison avec le cluster national de nutrition pour obtenir des conseils et fournir des informations appropriées au cluster national de nutrition

Évaluation et analyse des besoins

  • En consultation avec les partenaires, mener une analyse contextuelle sectorielle.
  • Élaborer et mettre en œuvre un plan d’évaluation des besoins et une base de données des résultats d’évaluation
  • Veiller à ce que les rapports d'évaluation soient largement disponibles et en temps opportun.
  • Mener une analyse de la situation nutritionnelle
  • En l'absence du responsable de la gestion de l’information, assurer la collecte, l'analyse et le partage des informations pertinentes pour les partenaires NC.
  • Veiller à ce que la population affectée soit consultée dans la planification et la mise en œuvre des évaluations nutritionnelles.

Plan de réponse opérationnelle : conforme au manuel de coordination du cluster national de nutrition;

  • Définir, avec les membres du cluster, les priorités géographiques, démographiques et programmatiques conformément au cluster national de nutrition.
  • Traiter les priorités et les lacunes et veiller à éviter la duplication des activités
  • Contribuer aux produits du cluster national de nutrition liés au cycle du programme humanitaire,
  • Veiller à ce que les perspectives et la contribution des populations affectées soient prises en compte dans le plan de réponse du cluster nutrition.
  • Veiller à ce que les questions transversales (y compris le sexe / l'âge, la protection des enfants, le handicap, la RRC, le relèvement précoce, le renforcement des capacités locales…) soient prises en compte dans le plan de réponse du cluster nutrition.
  • Contribuer au groupe de coordination inter-clusters au niveau infranational et à d'autres forums humanitaires pertinents.

Mise en œuvre et suivi

  • Encourager tous les acteurs concernés du secteur de la nutrition à faire partie du cluster nutrition.
  • Assurer la disponibilité des dernières orientations techniques spécifiques au pays pour le cluster nutrition (PCMA, ANJE, WASH en NUT, transferts monétaires…).
  • Fournir des mises à jour régulières aux partenaires sur des questions techniques (nationales et mondiales).
  • S'assurer que les membres du cluster nutrition sont conscients de la protection et des voies d'aiguillage contre la VBG.
  • Veiller à ce que les préoccupations et les commentaires des populations touchées soient pris en compte dans le système de surveillance et l'analyse du cluster.
  • Faciliter la collecte / le partage des leçons apprises.
  • Contribuer aux évaluations couvrant le projet des partenaires et diriger l’évaluation de la réponse du cluster nutrition.

Préparation

  • Les actions minimales de préparation du cluster sont déterminées, mises en œuvre et suivies.
  • Mener une cartographie des capacités et diriger et mettre en œuvre un plan de développement des capacités pour les partenaires.

Master degree or equivalent

Diplôme universitaire, de préférence au niveau de la maîtrise, en sciences de la santé, santé publique, nutrition, développement international ou disciplines connexes.

36 Months
  • Une vaste expérience de travail pertinente à ce poste peut être considérée comme un remplacement des qualifications formelles.
  • Une expérience de travail humanitaire à des niveaux de responsabilité de plus en plus élevés avec l'ONU et / ou les ONG, y compris la gestion et / ou la coordination de programmes de nutrition dans la première phase d'une intervention d'urgence nutritionnelle majeure.Une expérience antérieure en coordination de cluster est un atout
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience, Public health, Food safety and nutrition

Sciences de la santé, Santé publique, Nutrition, Développement international ou Disciplines connexes.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Veuillez d’abord enregistrer votre profil sur le site : https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important : Une fois votre compte crée, veillez à compléter toutes les sections de votre profil et le soumettre. Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’. Enfin, sélectionnez l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler.

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Puis, connectez-vous à ‘Ma Page’ sur https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur le lien ‘Recrutement spécial’ pour sélectionner l’annonce de recrutement spécial à laquelle vous souhaitez postuler.

! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la République Démocratique du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République Démocratique du Congo 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 : 08-03-2021

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

UNV Communication Associate 02 March 2021 Nat. University UNICEF Mexico
UNICEF
Mexico
Mexico City (MEX)
Spanish,English
15 March 2021
6 months
02 March 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.

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

  1. Organize UNICEF Mexico´s catalogue of photo and video images to create and archive in an easy to retrieve manner a set of collections for internal and external use in social media, publications, communication and fundraising campaigns.
  2. Provide support in digital activities: KPI tracking for digital channels, web content development and community management.
  3. Provide support in the production of social media and multimedia products (design, adaptation of content pieces provided by UNICEF headquarters, video/audio products and social media content).
  4. Provide support in uploading photos, videos and other multimedia materials to a UNICEF online platform (WeShare) to share content for the entire organization, including National Committees.
  5. Provide other support to the Communication team as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

This is an opportunity for university students. People who are currently enrolled in a university programme (bachelor's or master's degree) in digital communications, multimedia, communications, journalism, public relations, or a related field, as well as people who have graduated from their bachelor's degree no more than one year ago, are eligible.

Age requirements: 18 to 26 years throught the duration of the assignment.

6 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience
  • Minimum of 6 months of relevant experience in communications support;
  • Experience in working with social media and multimedia assets are important.
  • Solid skills in software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premier (or equivalent) would be an asset.
  • Experience in usage of computers, including databases and office software packages
    • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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.
  • Fluency in spoken and written Spanish is required. Good knowledge of English is an advantage.

The main benefit of serving as a UN Volunteer is the personal satisfaction that the volunteer assignment brings, as it implies having a positive impact for peace and development. However, the United Nations Volunteers program offers support during your assignment in several ways.

The UNV program will cover:

  • The transfer trip to the place of assignment and installation and repatriation allowance (if applicable) will be provided in the event that the work destination is not within a reasonable distance from the volunteer's place of residence.
  • A VLA (Volunteer Living Allowance) grant of ** MXN 14,758.75 ** that will be provided on a monthly basis to cover the costs of accommodation, housing and normal living expenses. Life, health and permanent disability insurance are included, as well as a reinstatement allowance for satisfactory service. The volunteer will be entitled to annual leave and medical leave (if applicable), virtual learning courses and training allowance (reimbursable). Full time availability is required.
No

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Application deadline: 02 March 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Coordinador/a Emergencia por cierre del Protocolo de Protección a Migrantes (MPP) en Ciudad Juárez 11 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Mexico
UNICEF
Mexico
Monterrey (MEX)
Spanish,English
Immediate
until 31 December 2021
11 March 2021

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

***La ubicación de esta posición es Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua***

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de la Jefa del Área de Protección Infantil o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Monitorear la situación de los niños, niñas y adolescentes (NNA) bajo el Protocolo de Protección a Migrantes (MPP), así como de otros niños, niñas y adolescentes migrantes, particularmente los no acompañados, en Ciudad Juárez y las áreas circundantes, según sea necesario.
  2. Coordinar la respuesta de UNICEF en cuanto a población MPP y migrante en Ciudad Juarez.
  3. Brindar orientación al equipo de protección de UNICEF en Ciudad Juarez para el despliegue efectivo de la respuesta, asegurando la coherencia de las intervenciones, así como la supervisión y el monitoreo.
  4. En coordinación con la Jefa de Protección y la Representante Adjunta, definir la estrategia de apoyo a mediano plazo, que se enfoque en el fortalecimiento de capacidades, la implementación de la Ruta de Protección para NNA en situación de Migración, y la implementación del Modelo de Cuidados Alternativos.
  5. Propiciar y mantener una coordinación estrecha con autoridades, miembros de la sociedad civil, con otras agencias ONU (OIM y ACNUR), identificando necesidades, adaptando la respuesta de forma estratégica y asegurando una buena colaboración.
  6. Asistir a reuniones interinstitucionales con socios gubernamentales, organizaciones internacionales y organizaciones de la sociedad civil sobre la situación de NNA bajo el MPP y migrantes.
  7. Fortalecer la coordinación de UNICEF con las autoridades de protección, así como con los proveedores de servicios de atención en México, en caso de que niñas, niños y adolescentes lo requieran.
  8. Mantener una comunicación regular con el equipo de Protección para asegurar una orientación estratégica.
  9. Cada semana participar en una reunión virtual con el equipo de emergencias de UNICEF para proporcionar una actualización de la situación en terreno y obtener orientación.
  10. Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Título universitario avanzado (Maestría o equivalente) en derecho, estudios migratorios, derechos humanos;
60 Months
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Al menos 5 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en protección infantil y migración o en otros programas relevantes; es valorada la experiencia de trabajo en la ONU o en otras organizaciones internacionales de desarrollo;
  • Motivado para contribuir a la paz y el desarrollo y para servir al prójimo;
  • Experiencia en desarrollo y coordinación de proyectos, así como en el monitoreo de indicadores y contrapartes;
  • Excelentes habilidades orales y escritas; excelentes habilidades de formulación de propuestas, proyectos, reportes;
  • Precisión y profesionalismo en la producción y edición de documentos;
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Motivación por iniciativa propia, capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
  • Afinidad o interés en derechos humanos, el voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.

El beneficio principal de prestar servicio como Voluntario/a ONU es la satisfacción personal que brinda la asignación de voluntariado, puesto que implica repercutir de manera positiva en favor de la paz y el desarrollo. Sin embargo, el programa Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas ofrece apoyo durante su asignación de varias maneras.

El programa VNU cubrirá:

  • El viaje de traslado al lugar de la asignación y subsidio de instalación y repatriación (si es aplicable), que serán provistos en el caso de que el destino de trabajo no se encuentre a una distancia razonable del lugar de residencia del voluntario.
  • Un subsidio VLA (Volunteer Living Allowance) de **MXN 24,597.83** que será proporcionado mensualmente para cubrir los costos de alojamiento, vivienda y gastos normales de subsistencia. Los seguros de vida, salud e invalidez permanente están incluidos, así como un subsidio de reinstalación por un servicio satisfactorio. El/la voluntario/a tendrá derecho a vacaciones anuales y baja médica (si aplicable), cursos de aprendizaje virtuales y subsidio para capacitación (reembolsable). Se requiere disponibilidad de tiempo completo.
No

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

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Fecha límite para postularse: 11 Marzo 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania