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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Asistente Administrativa/o de Proyectos 08 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Bolivia
UNWomen
Bolivia
La Paz (BOL)
Spanish
Immediate
11 months
08 March 2021

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

Bajo la supervisión directa de la Especialista de Programas y la Asociada de Programas y Finanzas de ONU MUJERES, la voluntaria o voluntario tendrá las siguientes funciones y responsabilidades:

  1. Brindar apoyo administrativo y logístico para la implementación del Programas siguiendo las normas y procedimientos de ONU Mujeres
  • Llevar a cabo las tareas administrativas y logísticas necesarias para el desarrollo de las actividades previstas en el proyecto;
  • Brindar apoyo administrativo a los procesos de gestión de contratos;
  • Dar seguimiento a la gestión administrativa del Programa en coordinación con Socios/as implementadores/as;
  • Apoyar en la confección del Plan de Adquisiciones del Proyecto y apoyar los procesos de contratación de los servicios y bienes del plan de adquisiciones siguiendo las normas y procedimientos de la organización;
  • Mantener la base de datos de inventario de todos los activos del Programa y preparar los informes financieros requeridos;
  • Organizar el mantenimiento y la reparación de los activos cuando sea necesario;
  • Mantener el sistema de archivo y bases de datos del proyecto;
  • Apoyar en la elaboración de los reportes financieros, en función de los requerimientos del proyecto y la solicitud de la coordinadora del proyecto y la Asociada de Programas y Finanzas.
  1. Proporcionar apoyo administrativo y logístico en la organización de conferencias, talleres, reuniones con partes interesadas y otros eventos del proyecto.
  • Apoyar la organización, logística y ejecución de conferencias, talleres, reuniones y eventos del proyecto;
  • Preparar los documentos para la organización de reuniones y eventos incluyendo agenda, cartas de invitación, nota logística, guía para las moderaciones y demás;
  • Apoyar los procesos de adquisiciones de bienes y servicios necesarios para la ejecución de reuniones y eventos del proyecto siguiendo las normas y procedimientos de la organización;
  • Coordinar las reservaciones de boletos de avión, pago de viáticos y dar seguimiento al reembolso de gastos de participantes nacionales e internacionales de acuerdo con las reglas y procedimientos de ONU Mujeres;
  • Registrar las minutas de las reuniones y otra documentación requerida del programa según sea necesario;
  • Cualquier otra tarea asignada por su supervisora.
  1. Apoyar la gestión financiera requerida para la implementación del Programa siguiendo las normas y procedimientos de ONU Mujeres
  • Apoyar la formulación del presupuesto del programa;
  • Llevar a cabo las tareas financieras y contables requeridas por el proyecto;
  • Preparar toda la documentación de respaldo para las solicitudes de pagos;
  • Apoyar el control financiero oportuno, el monitoreo y la presentación de informes financieros conforme a requerimientos de financiador;
  • Monitorear el gasto de fondos de donantes y otros gastos y desembolsos del programa;
  • Coordinar la gestión de pagos;
  • Preparar gráficos financieros estadísticos, tablas e informes obteniendo datos de diversas fuentes de financiamiento;
  • Realizar los procedimientos administrativos y financieros en el sistema integrado de ONU Mujeres (Atlas);
  • Brindar apoyo administrativo necesario para la gestión eficaz del conocimiento y el intercambio de información.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

-Estudios a nivel licenciatura en ciencias económicas, financieras, administrativas, ingeniería comercial u otros relacionados o ciencias puras.

-Diplomado o especialidad en gestión de proyectos u otros relacionados. (Deseable

36 Months

Experiencia profesional mínima de 3 años en el Área de proyectos

Experiencia mínima de 2 años en el área de administración y finanzas

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance, Development programme management

Conocimiento Plataforma Office (nivel intermedio)

Deseable conocimientos y manejo de ERP (Atlas, Peoplesoft, SAP, u otros)

Deseable experiencia dentro de agencias de cooperación internacional, ONG, NNUU, etc.

Deseable dominio del idioma inglés (working knowledge)

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: Lunes 8 de marzo a las 18:00 Hora de Bolivia

Networking and Partnership Development Officer 04 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNWomen Georgia
UNWomen
Georgia
Sukhumi (GEO)
English,Russian
Immediate
until 14 September 2021 with possibility of extension
04 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of EVAW Programme Analyst and Head of Sub-Office the UN Volunteer Networking and Partnership Development Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in negotiating agreements and setting up implementation mechanisms partners and ensure that agreements are established in conformity with financial rules and the latest instructions.
  • Support the Head of UN Women Sub-Office in review the implementation and performance of project activities, including through appropriate physical monitoring to evaluate the projects by reviewing work plans, progress reports, budget, financial reports and expenditures; undertake field visits as required.
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze programme performance, trends and target interventions.
  • Develop and conduct training sessions for grassroots’ women on women’s rights and gender equality topics.
  • Use the existing tools to assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance in issuance of audit certificates for Implementing Partners.
  • Draft minutes from the meetings, the monitoring and other reports (as specified in the individual work plan) to ensure proper documentation of project activities along with an impact and solutions achieved.
  • Support establishment and maintenance of networking and cooperation among civil society organizations (CSOs) and volunteers working on GBV and related issues.
  • Support the Head of Sub-Office in coordinating UN Women/UNHCR initiatives with other UN Agencies located in Sukhumi;
  • Liaise and coordinate with UN Women Office staff as per her/his duties in the individual work plan;
  • Provide any other relevant support to the supervisor and/or the Head of Sub-Office, related to UN Women’s mandate and project aims, through performing other duties.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Social science, social work, gender studies, development studies or similar.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in implementing development programmes, analyses of inequalities.
  • Experience with project management in the area of Gender Equality is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English and Russian; 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;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 4th. March 2021

Judicial Affairs Officer 07 March 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Judicial Affairs Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
07 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief of Justice and Correction Section or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Judicial Affairs Officer will:

  • Contribute to the development of the rule of law strategic plans and serve as primary reporting officer for the Section.
  • Contribute to the coordination of the section's activities and assist in the day-to-day coordination of key activities with other mission components (e.g., human rights, political affairs, police, gender) and UN entities.
  • Draft budget documents, planning documents, talking points, speeches, reports, etc. for the Section.
  • Implements legal and judicial programmes of the work unit and advises on the relevant legal frameworks, institutional reform of the judiciary, prosecutions and law enforcement, and legal representation or aid.
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relations with the police, the prosecution and prison services, the judiciary and other Government officials as well as with the respective mission components;
  • Conduct research and analysis and provide expert advice and technical assistance to national counterparts on legal and judicial systems, including on legal and institutional reform;
  • Participate in the mapping and assessment of the judicial and legal systems, with on the functioning of the judiciary in the North of the country as well as in factors in rule of law progress in the field (rule of law indicators);
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent should set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
Master degree or equivalent
36 Months

At least 3 years of work experience preferably in the field in one or some of the following is highly desirable: reporting, planning or project manager in a national system, international organization, an international or mixed criminal court, or assessment of factors in rule of law progress in the field (Rule of Law Indicators); informal or traditional justice and traditional/informal justice authorities;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform

Fluency in French is an advantage

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 07-03-2021

Innovation and Technology Assistant 07 March 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
07 March 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 of the Innovation and Technology Unit within the Field Technology Section, the Innovation and Technology Assistant will be required to operate as part of the Innovation and Technology Unit team supporting the Mission. Major responsibilities include:

  • Oversee and manage Commercial Contracts for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Assist with spare parts management for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Oversee and manage manufacturer repairs and maintenance activities for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Ensure that Issue and Incident registers are properly maintained by the support personel for Surveillance and Protection Technology;
  • Assist with drafting SOPs and various correspondence;
  • Research and evaluate new technologies in the context of the Mission Mandate;
  • Follow-up with Procurement Section and MOVCON on status of acquisitions and shipping;
  • Travel to other field stations/locations as and when required;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree (Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in Telecommunications/Information Technology related field.

Relevant Military training/certification acceptable.

60 Months

A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience with Surveillance and Protection Technology, preferably in a military/law enforcement context/environment.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Telecommunications systems, Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Essential Technical Skills:

  • Working knowledge of geographic information principles and data analysis tools,
  • Very strong computer literacy with word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets and databases.

Desirable Skills:

  • Ability to work as a team member is as critical as acting independently.
  • Demonstrate willingness to succeed in an independent management setting and take upon self-created initiatives in building job performance.
  • Knowledge of French language
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 07/03/2021

Geospatial Information Assistant 10 March 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Gao (MLI)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
10 March 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 Geospatial Information Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Design, produce and update thematic and operational maps for Mission clients.
  • Process and maintain geographic data and metadata for the Mission’s geodatabases and map products.
  • Assist in data validation and quality control of GIS products.
  • Assist in gathering requirements and project specifications.
  • Assist in printing and dissemination of maps as required.
  • Conduct GPS field survey.
  • Conduct advanced geoprocessing, including spatial and image analysis
  • Assist in providing training (GPS, QGIS, Google Earth, Drone) to Military, Police and Civilian components.
  • Travel to other field stations/locations as and when required.
  • Assist in operating mini-UAS (drones) for data collection, compilation and ingestion to improve mapping products.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree (Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in Geography, Cartography, Remote Sensing, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), or related fields.

60 Months

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of geospatial information (e.g. geospatial information applications, geospatial database management, geospatial/terrain analysis, cartography and mapping, image processing, GPS and surveying) or related fields is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing are mandatory
  • Ability to work with Esri products: ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online
  • Knowledge of geographic information principles and data analysis tools
  • Good knowledge of cartographic principles and application
  • Familiarity with photogrammetry and image analysis software
  • Experience with satellite imagery interpretation/manipulation and some knowledge of imagery analysis
  • Good understanding of GPS applications and data development
  • Strong computer literacy with word processing, email, spreadsheets and databases
  • Ability to work as a team member is as critical as acting independently

Desirable skills:

  • Demonstrate willingness to succeed in an independent management setting and take upon self-created initiatives in building job performance
  • Knowledge of French
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 10/03/2021

Monitoring, Reporting and Communications officer 05 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Uganda
UNWomen
Uganda
Kampala (UGA)
English
01 April 2021
6 months
05 March 2021

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

1. Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Women Peace, Security and Humanitarian Action (WPSHA)

· Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives;

· Identify areas for support and intervention related to the Women Peace, security and Humanitarian Action

2. Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the WPSHA programme

· In close collaboration with the WPSHA team, support the implementation of programme activities;

· Ensure quality and timely implementation of the Programme, documentation of good practices, success stories as well as high quality and timely reporting for results.

· Coordination of the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and quarterly capacity assessment of WPSHA partners;

· Review, coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;

· Support training of partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation.

3. Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners

· Provide technical support in the implementation of WPSHA programme activities; Develop technical knowledge products

· Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the WPSHA programme;

· Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.

4. Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project

  • In collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist and the Programme Specialists WPSHA, – collect, compile, analyse and share periodic data/ information on programme performance to inform continued programme efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide analytic and strategic inputs to the Country office plans to ensure the GE/WPSHA specific issues are effectively addressed.
  • Collect and compile program activity information, evaluating progress toward achievement of work plans and related program outcomes.
  • Ensure that aggregate reports are regularly prepared and submitted on time.

· Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances using results-based management tools;

· Draft reports on monitoring missions, programme results, outputs and outcomes;

· Provide substantive inputs to the preparation of donor and UN Women reports.

5. Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies

· Provide substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain information and databases;

· Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;

· Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.

6. Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on WPSHA to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country

· Provide substantive technical support to the WPS Programme Specialist, Representative and Deputy Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.

7. Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

· Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to WPS

· Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;

· Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on WPS

Master degree or equivalent

· Master’s degree or equivalent in Peace and Security, social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required

· A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

24 Months

· At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;

· Experience in the area of Peace and Security is an asset;

· Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation

· Good programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills

· Good knowledge of Results Based Management

· Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings and recommendations

· Good analytical skills

· Good knowledge of Women Peace and Security

· Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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Application deadline: 5th March 2021

Spanish Translator and proof-reader- Generation Equality Forum 11 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNWomen United States of America
UNWomen
United States of America
New York (USA)
English,Spanish,Arabic
Immediate
4 months
11 March 2021

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

Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy Head of the GEF Secretariat and in close collaboration with other colleagues on the team, the selected candidates would be expected to provide accurate translation services in a manner that reflects the true meaning and understanding of each text.

Specific tasks include:

  • Review, translate, edit, and proof-read all GEF-related documents, email texts and communication materials, meeting relevant deadlines and ensuring a high level of quality, accuracy, coherence and comprehension.
  • Work closely with designated staff and experts to ensure consistency and accuracy on terminology, word choice, style and quality.
  • Apply a gender-sensitive lens to all translated material, utilizing approved UN terminology.
  • Demonstrate willingness to support other tasks related to the translation of deliverables as 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
  • Masters or equivalent in languages, social science, literature, linguistics, law or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience and expertise in translation, proof-reading and editing work.
60 Months
  • Proven computer skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relevant for UN Women’s work;
  • Proven expertise in proof-reading and translating reports and long papers from United Nations and/or international organizations;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and produce high quality deliverables;
  • Fluent in English and at least one of the following: French, Spanish, Arabic. Multi-linguistic abilities will be given preference.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Translation and interpretation
  • Masters or equivalent in languages, social science, literature, linguistics, law or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience and expertise in translation, proof-reading and editing work.
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 11-03-2021

Arabic Translator and proof-reader- Generation Equality Forum 11 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNWomen United States of America
UNWomen
United States of America
New York (USA)
English,Arabic
Immediate
4 months
11 March 2021

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

Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy Head of the GEF Secretariat and in close collaboration with other colleagues on the team, the selected candidates would be expected to provide accurate translation services in a manner that reflects the true meaning and understanding of each text.

Specific tasks include:

  • Review, translate, edit, and proof-read all GEF-related documents, email texts and communication materials, meeting relevant deadlines and ensuring a high level of quality, accuracy, coherence and comprehension.
  • Work closely with designated staff and experts to ensure consistency and accuracy on terminology, word choice, style and quality.
  • Apply a gender-sensitive lens to all translated material, utilizing approved UN terminology.
  • Demonstrate willingness to support other tasks related to the translation of deliverables as 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
  • Masters or equivalent in languages, social science, literature, linguistics, law or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience and expertise in translation, proof-reading and editing work.
60 Months
  • Proven computer skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relevant for UN Women’s work;
  • Proven expertise in proof-reading and translating reports and long papers from United Nations and/or international organizations;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and produce high quality deliverables;
  • Fluent in English and at least one of the following: French, Spanish, Arabic. Multi-linguistic abilities will be given preference.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Translation and interpretation
  • Masters or equivalent in languages, social science, literature, linguistics, law or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience and expertise in translation, proof-reading and editing work.
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 11-03-2021

French Translator and proof-reader- Generation Equality Forum 11 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNWomen United States of America
UNWomen
United States of America
New York (USA)
English,French
Immediate
4 months
11 March 2021

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

Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy Head of the GEF Secretariat and in close collaboration with other colleagues on the team, the selected candidates would be expected to provide accurate translation services in a manner that reflects the true meaning and understanding of each text.

Specific tasks include:

  • Review, translate, edit, and proof-read all GEF-related documents, email texts and communication materials, meeting relevant deadlines and ensuring a high level of quality, accuracy, coherence and comprehension.
  • Work closely with designated staff and experts to ensure consistency and accuracy on terminology, word choice, style and quality.
  • Apply a gender-sensitive lens to all translated material, utilizing approved UN terminology.
  • Demonstrate willingness to support other tasks related to the translation of deliverables as 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
  • Masters or equivalent in languages, social science, literature, linguistics, law or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience and expertise in translation, proof-reading and editing work.
60 Months
  • Proven computer skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of issues relevant for UN Women’s work;
  • Proven expertise in proof-reading and translating reports and long papers from United Nations and/or international organizations;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and produce high quality deliverables;
  • Fluent in English and at least one of the following: French, Spanish, Arabic. Multi-linguistic abilities will be given preference.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Translation and interpretation
  • Masters or equivalent in languages, social science, literature, linguistics, law or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience and expertise in translation, proof-reading and editing work.
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, 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: 11-03-2021