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Associate Shelter Officer 22 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Burundi
Open

Associate Shelter Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Burundi
Muyinga (BDI)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
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 Head of Field Office or his/her designated mandated representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensuring that UNHCR Field operations are supported in carrying out shelter needs assessments taking into account the current situation, projected population planning figures and the expected scale of returns;
  • Developing country level shelter strategies which are framed by UNHCR’s Global Strategy for Settlement and Shelter and take into consideration the local context, age and gender, culture, climate, environmental protection and the availability of local resources, including materials, capacities and existing infrastructure;
  • Providing clear guidance on standards for shelter and settlement, including minimum emergency standards to meet basic and essential needs;
  • Together with UNHCR's implementing partners, compiling, analysing and mapping available information on shelter options in country taking into account relevant policies adopted by the Government. When planning shelter works, ensuring that the technical component reflects UNHCR minimum standards for the provision of emergency and other types of shelter assistance and is within the budgetary requirements. Due consideration should be given to standards in other relevant sectors such as water and sanitation;
  • Ensuring the shelter strategy is periodically reviewed to reflect the evolving situation in country and progressively transitioning to more sustainable shelter solutions. This process should be done in close collaboration with the beneficiaries and the host Government while bearing in mind the shelter needs of people upon their eventual return to their country of origin;
  • Ensuring that specifications, bills of quantities and drawings are produced in a technically sound and standardized manner and establish monitoring and evaluation tools to ensure that works are implemented according to plans and completed within the designated timeframe;
  • Promoting the sustainability of technical interventions through local capacity building and self-help in collaboration with local partners in the field. Ensure that local communities have been consulted on all activities so as not to create unnecessary tension between the displaced and host populations;
  • In consultation with UNHCR’s implementing partner and local communities themselves, identifying the need for community based Quick Impact Projects (QIPs) that can benefit the local and displaced communities;
  • The position requires regular contact with programme, protection and field staff in country in order to ensure technical support related to shelter and construction activities;
  • Close and regular contact with technical and non-technical staff of UN Agencies, Implementing Partners, National and International NGOs and Government Authorities, is essential to discuss matters relating to shelter and infrastructure coordination and provision;
  • Maintaining regular contact with the Shelter and Settlement Section in Geneva regarding all technical matters.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Architecture or Civil-Engineering

48 Months

Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience with a master’s degree or 4 years of relevant professional experience with a bachelor’s degree.

Relevant professional experience includes management of humanitarian shelter or settlement programs / projects or a combination of experience in the humanitarian sector and construction-related activities outside of the humanitarian sector such as supervision of construction works.

Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and negotiation skills in a cross-cultural environment and the ability to assist in communication of technical and non-technical details with Government technical staff as well as NGO staff and local authorities.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Architecture and urban planning, Civil engineering and construction supervision
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 22 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

Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Medical Inspector 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
28 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 the duties of the COE Medical Inspector will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as the medical adviser to Chief COE Unit.

  • Serves as point of contact for contingent medical personnel on daily matters of MOU management.

  • Conduct arrival, operational readiness, repatriation, and other periodic inspections of formed unit’s medical facilities to verify by physical inspection that the troop contributing country or police contributing country of the United Nations are in compliance with their agreed responsibilities as detailed in the MOU.

  • Raise inspection verification reports of assigned contingent in UCM database and process them for approval by the chief, COE Unit.

  • Provides advise to formed units and the mission on all COE/MOU related matters regarding COE medical facilities including recommendations as to how non-compliance with the MOU, by either party may be rectified.

  • Maintain, within UCM database, inventories of COE medical facilities held by all formed units in the mission.

  • Maintain, within UCM database, inventories of COE held by all assigned formed units.

  • Oversees issuance of all UN owned equipment and UN provided services to assigned formed units and reflect impacts on self-sustained categories in verification reports.

  • Generate all forms of medical reports for the COE unit and on request by other sections.

  • Maintain assigned portion of the COE database in the COE unit

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

  • Monitor and control the medical coverage of the Hospital level 2 and 3

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

M.B.Ch.B. or M.B.B.S or MD

36 Months

Minimum of 3 years post-graduation clinical experience. Previous military or police career and experience in COE management is an added advantage.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Paramedical experience

Certificate in MS Office is required

Yes

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

EN

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Application deadline: 28-04-2021

Human Rights Officer - Reporting 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
28 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 Director of the UNJHRO and the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Reporting Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical area, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;

  • Keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights situation in area of responsibility (AOR);

  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the UNJHRO data base;

  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as international organizations operating in the country and civil society;

  • Facilitate the implementation of the human rights mandate in the designated AOR aiming at the establishment of an environment of mutual understanding among the population;

  • Drafts, reviews and coordinates the timely delivery of a variety of reports, briefings and other type of communications in compliance with established standards, including with regard to public human rights reports;

  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, Social Sciences or Political Science. Specialized study on International Human rights;

36 Months

At least 3 years’ experience in Protection and promotion of human rights; Knowledge of international human rights instruments and rules for the protection and promotion of human rights; experience in research and drafting is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Excellent computer skills in Microsoft suite;

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations /MONUSCO. This assignment requires fluency in French and English.

Yes

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

EN

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Application deadline: 28-04-2021

Associate Protection Officer 25 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Iraq
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Iraq
Dohuk (IRQ)
English,Arabic
27 January 2017
12 months
25 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 Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;

Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, International Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
No

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

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Application deadline: 25 April 2021

Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Peru
UNHCR
Peru
Lima (PER)
English,Spanish
Immediate
12 months
21 April 2021

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

  • Keep abreast all developments in operations to prepare appropriate briefings and reports.
  • Prepare periodic reports, i.e. donor updates, internal sitreps, briefing notes for senior managers, and activity-specific reports as required.
  • Prepare funding submissions for donors, and draft any required after-action reports.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation in inter-related activities.
  • Support the UNHCR-led Cluster activities by preparing and distributing minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings; occasionally chairing meetings, and serving as the general secretariat for the relevant Cluster.
  • Support the supervisor in preparation for meetings and missions drafting of talking points.
  • Organize and accompany missions for VIP visitors, delegates to visit refugee sites or the activities of UNHCR implementing partners.
  • If there is no Public Information (PI) focal point in country, serve as PI focal point, contributing to and coordinating press events, interviews, PI missions and other activities related to information dissemination to the general public to promote UNHCR activities.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Administration.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations

A minimum 2 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
No

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

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Application deadline: 21-Apr-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time