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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Support Officer 17 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Dominican Republic
UNODC
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo (DOM)
Spanish,English
01 June 2021
6 months with possibility of extension
17 May 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 the UNODC GMCP LAC coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Support will:

  • Assist the UNODC GMCP LAC coordinator in the development, implementation and evaluation of the programme activities under the Global Maritime Crime Programme, particularly those related to maritime crime in the Caribbean and where needed also support activities in Central and South America.
  • Assist the UNODC GMCP LAC coordinator in identifying technical assistance needs for capacity building and develop sustainable strategies to reform and strengthen the capacity of maritime law enforcement and other criminal justice authorities in the region.
  • Assist the supervisor and other team members in project/programme and/or budget revisions, the preparation and dissemination of costed work plans, terms of references and other related project documentation on maritime crime.
  • Contribute with substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participation in evaluations or research activities and studies.
  • Related to the above task, support monitoring and evaluation activities by developing, participating and supporting evaluation of MLE activities.
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, briefing notes, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc, relating to maritime crime issues in the region.
  • Provide administrative and substantive support to the regional programme coordinator in view of consultative and other meetings, workshops, conferences, etc., including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.
  • Assist the coordinator and relevant team members with input to administrative actions related to the procurement of equipment and services including drafting of TOR for procurements, contracts for consultants, including by providing monitoring and follow-up on such requests.
  • Support field missions to locations in the region where GMCP carries out programme activities, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection, etc.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
36 Months

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the area of project support and implementation, capacity-building and international cooperation in criminal justice, maritime crime or related area; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Other legal experience
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the area of project support and implementation, capacity-building and international cooperation in criminal justice, maritime crime or related area; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills in English and in Spanish;
    • Accuracy and professionalism 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;
  • 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;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in maritime crime, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

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Application deadline: 17 May 2021 at 23:59 hrs, Germany time

Communications and Partnerships Officer 24 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Republic of Korea
UNODC
Republic of Korea
Daejeon (KOR)
Korean,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
24 May 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 the National Programme Office (Coordinator) or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Communications and Partnerships Officer will:

  • Lead and advise the planning and design of initiatives for common communications, advocacy and outreach, identify and propose information opportunities, activities and approaches, in line with the UN communication strategy;
  • Track, research and analyse information on assigned topics/issues, gather information from diverse sources and help to assess news value and other potential impact, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of information campaigns;
  • Logistical support to UN information campaigns (International Anti-Corruption Day, Anti–Human Trafficking Day, etc);
  • Draft/compile communication products for target audiences, to include press releases, factsheets, media packets and reports, brochures, video clips, newsletters, interviews, website content etc;
  • Coordinate with UNODC Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific to maintain and update the Center of Excellence (CoE) website, and develop and maintain CoE social media presence;
  • Desktop publish, design, and print all official documents publications and promotional material for the CoE;
  • Identify key contacts/constituencies and opportunities for strategic partnerships to facilitate communication efforts and maintain working relationships with the same;
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing within the CoE; and
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, such as communications, journalism, public relations, social sciences, design or related field.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in journalism, media, communications, partnership development, or other relevant programmes.
  • Korean(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Web and graphic design, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Full working knowledge of printing procedures, graphics and web development software (i.e. Corel Draw, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud, Illustrator, CMS).
  • Working knowledge of video editing software is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of data visualization software (i.e. Tableau and Datawrapper) is desirable.
  • Have affinity with or interest in C4D, sustainable development and the UN System.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, editing, formulation and reporting skills.
No

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

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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?

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 to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 24 May 2021