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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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.

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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

Planning Officer 17 May 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Planning Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English,French
01 July 2021
until 30 June 2022
17 May 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 Senior Mission Planning Officer and Chief of the MINUSMA Strategic Planning Unit (SPU), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the Senior Mission Planning Officer and the SPU in ensuring a strategic approach to the whole Mission’s activities in support of advancement of the mandate;
  • Work with the Senior Mission Planning Officer on supporting and operationalizing the drafting and adoption of the Mission strategic plan, the integrated strategic framework, action plans and other planning processes as required;
  • Provide substantive and practical support in implementing the Mission’s mandate and ensuring proper coordination within MINUSMA and with the UN Country Team, especially in regard to integrated planning processes and shared analysis;
  • Participate in various strategic planning exercises in coordination with the different Mission components and the UN Country Team;
  • Assist in coordinating activities related to planning/budgeting and in preparing related documents and reports as required, including responding to queries coming from HQ New York;
  • Develop and oversee an overall monitoring mechanism and ensure that all components of the mission are aware of their respective monitoring and evaluation duties;
  • Assist the Senior Mission Planning Officer in formulating and managing the implementation of the Mission’s programme of work, ensuring that activities are in accordance with the mandate;
  • Represent SPU internal, including in project review committees, and external meetings. Act as a resource as well as provide advice and facilitation to support planning and monitoring by the different mission components;
  • Keep the Senior Mission Planning Officer appraised on all matters requiring their direct attention, assist in formulating options as to how those matters might be handled, and ensure appropriate follow-up as directed;
  • Perform other relevant duties as required
Master degree or equivalent

International Relations; Political Science; Public/Business Administration; Programme Management or a related field. A first level university degree with a relevant combination of academic qualification and experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

36 Months

At least 3 years of experience in Project/Programme Management, International Relations, Peace and Security or related matters is required. Previous experience in strategic or programme planning at an international level, interacting with teams, UN agencies, government bodies and international institutions is highly desirable. Experience in planning, budgeting, drafting reports and communication with headquarters is an asset. Knowledge of and experience in contributing to Mission Plans, Integrated Strategic Frameworks, UNDAFs and/or result-based budget frameworks is a strong asset. Experience in information management and monitoring and evaluation is an asset. Experience in UN field operations or comparable work for governments, international or regional organisations is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, 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 to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 17-05-2021

Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer 18 May 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Menaka (MLI)
English,French
01 July 2021
until 30 June 2022
18 May 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 SSR-DDR team leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide substantive inputs on project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of SSR programs and projects.
  • Coordinate conduct of training workshops, seminars and outreach activities including presenting assigned SSR topics/activities.
  • Liaise and coordinate with other mission components to undertake SSR related activities.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with the representatives of civil society, local NGOs and national counterparts/ local government to organize meetings on SSR issues.
  • Support and follow up on the issues related to Mechanisme Operationnel de Coordination (MOC) with mixed patrols/battalion Menaka.
  • Support DDR and Integration process of MOC elements in Menaka and/or at the cantonment sites in Menaka and Menaka regions in coordination with the representatives of MINUSMA substantive/support sections, Force, UNPOL, National DDR Commission, Integration Commission and MOC Coordinators.
  • In coordination with mission components and MOC, undertake assessment of logistics and administrative requirements and ensure provision of timely support for Cantonment, DDR and Integration process.
  • Assist in preparing regular reports, updates and analysis on DDR and SSR issues.
  • Support and participate in the organization of capacity building programs and production of communication materials to enhance the knowledge of communities, armed movements, youths at risk on the progress of SSR and DDR processes.
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Business administration, security sector governance, management and/or administration, international relations/affairs or other related field.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the area of SSR, Finance and Audit, is required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience of military and military inspection or audit is required
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of SSR programmes/projects in post-conflict contexts is also required.
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of Audit or Inspection programmes/projects is required
  • Previous experience supporting senior coordination meetings is required.
  • Basic knowledge of relevant UN institutions, mandates, policies and guidelines is required.
  • Previous experience in UN peacekeeping missions is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in Mali context and culture is highly desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), arms control, armed forces, Other business related experience

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and proficiency in word processing.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, 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

Application deadline: 18-05-2021