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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Social Policy Officer (Decentralisation of Social Services) 19 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNICEF Angola
UNICEF
Angola
Luanda (AGO)
Portuguese,English
Immediate
10 months with possibility of extension
19 March 2021

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

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

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

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

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 19th March 2021

Knowledge Management and Research 12 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Angola
UNICEF
Angola
Luanda (AGO)
Portuguese,English
Immediate
11 months with possibility of extension
12 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Carmen Alpin, the UNV Knowledge Management and Research will:

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

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

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

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

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

Bachelor degree or equivalent

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

24 Months

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

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

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting and reporting skills; • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment; experience with data analysis software is an asset, as is experience with mobile data collection software;

• Accuracy and attention to detail in document production and editing; • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;

• Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;

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

• Sound security awareness;

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

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 12th March 2021

Public Finance 12 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Angola
Open

Public Finance

National Specialist
UNICEF
Angola
Luanda (AGO)
Portuguese,English
Immediate
18 months with possibility of extension
12 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Kamia Abambres, the UNV Public Finance will:

• Support the implementation of the Improving synergies between Social Protection and Public Finance Management Project and the key activities to be implemented within the project;

• Assist in synthesizing and analyzing financial data from different stakeholders, supporting in the production of public advocacy documents (budget briefs, technical notes, etc.).

Support planning and following-up the implementation of PFM studies such as financial expenditure reviews in key social sectors (i.e. education sector), amongst other public financial analysis on allocations and trends in public expenditure, allocation, disbursement and execution in social sectors;

• Undertakes field visits to assist in PFM related capacity building activities with municipal and provincial governmental counterparts and other partners.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree Economics or area related to Public Finance, Governance, Public Sector Reforms or other relevant programmes;

24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in public finance or governance or other relevant programmes; experience with data analysis is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit, Other finance, economics and administration related experience

Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; • 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;

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

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 12th March 2021

Project Officer 12 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Bosnia and Hercegovina
Open

Project Officer

National Specialist
UNICEF
Bosnia and Hercegovina
Sarajevo (BIH)
English,Bosnian,Croatian,Serbian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
12 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the direct supervision of Education Officer, the Project Officer (UNV) will be responsible to support the Joint Project; coordinate the collection of data and liaise with the government and non-government partners in the education sector in three administrative units (Republika Srpska, Una-Sana Canton, West Herzegovina Canton) and coordination Ministry of Civil Affairs, based in Sarajevo.

The national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Support to programme development and planning

  • Facilitate the development and establishment of results for the UN Joint project, and results-based planning through analysis of education needs and areas for intervention and submission of assessments for priority and goal setting in close collaboration with the selected government partners in education sector.
  • Provide technical and administrative support to UN Joint Project government and non-government partners (Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton and BiH Ministry of Civil Affairs) throughout all stages of the project implementation processes, complying with the UN organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluation of results.
  • Document the results provided by UNICEF, UNESCO and ILO in the education sector to facilitate review and any changes that might be required to ensure achievement of set results.

Programme implementation, monitoring and delivery of results

  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to collect, analyze and share information on implementation issues, specifically with Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton and Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH.
  • Perform real time monitoring of the school closure impact on households and learning continuity for vulnerable children, with specific focus on gender-disaggregated data through collecting/identifying sex, age and disability disaggregated data, including on gendered risks, needs and barriers to services, and use it to inform the policy and programme decisions.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government partners and other counterparts and prepare minutes/reports on results for follow up action by higher management and other stakeholders.
  • Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.

Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Undertake (online or physical) field visits and surveys and share information with partners and stakeholders in education sector to assess progress and provide technical support. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, schools and UN partners on carrying out the implementation of the UN Joint project and delivery of results.
  • Coordination of the UNV Youth coordinators that will be assigned to support JP implementation in the three selected administrative units: timely implementation of tasks, ensure smooth two-way communication and information sharing, assist in communication with local authorities and non-government institutions, support problem solving

Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and stakeholders in education sector through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programmes.
  • Participate in coordination meetings related to implementation of the UN Joint Project.

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Provide support in identifying, documenting and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.
  • Assist with oversight of research and ensure results are available for use in knowledge products.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of beneficiaries and other stakeholders
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law, Business Administration or similar

24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in professional environment at the post-graduate level within academic, humanitarian, development or other social-science oriented fields;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bosnian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Croatian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Serbian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Familiarity with E-Learning systems (Moodle, Google Education, others) is an advantage;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
No

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

EN

* 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.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina and legal residents in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 12-03-2021

Project Associate 22 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNICEF Bosnia and Hercegovina
UNICEF
Bosnia and Hercegovina
Banja Luka (BIH)
English,Bosnian,Croatian,Serbian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Education Officer, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

1. Support to programme development and planning

  • Facilitate the development and establishment of results for the UN Joint project, and results-based planning through analysis of education needs and areas for intervention and submission of assessments for priority and goal setting in close collaboration with the selected government partners in education sector.
  • Provide technical and administrative support to Ministries of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton respectively.
  • Throughout all stages of the project implementation processes, complying with the UN organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluation of results.
  • Document the results provided by UNICEF, UNESCO and ILO in the education sector to facilitate review and any changes that might be required to ensure achievement of set results. ​

2. Programme implementation, monitoring and delivery of results

  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to collect, analyze and share information on implementation issues, specifically with Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton respectively.
  • Perform real time monitoring of the school closure impact on learning continuity for vulnerable children, with specific focus on gender-disaggregated data through collecting/identifying sex, age and disability disaggregated data, including on gendered risks, needs and barriers to services, and use it to inform the policy and programme decisions.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government partners and other counterparts and prepare minutes/reports on results for follow up action by higher management and other stakeholders.
  • Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Undertake (online or physical) field visits and surveys and share information with partners and stakeholders in education sector to assess progress and provide technical support and/or refer to the UN Joint Project team for further follow-up. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, schools and UN partners on carrying out the implementation of the UN Joint project and delivery of results.

4. Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and stakeholders in education sector through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programmes.
  • Participate in coordination meetings related to implementation of the UN Joint Project.

5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Provide support in identifying, documenting and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.
  • Assist with oversight of research and ensure results are available for use in knowledge products.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of beneficiaries and other stakeholders
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law, Business Administration or similar

12 Months

Demonstrated interest and/or experience in education, development, humanitarian setting, work with non-government or government partners

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bosnian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Croatian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Serbian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Familiarity with E-Learning systems (Moodle, Google Education, others) is an advantage
No

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

EN

* 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.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina and legal residents in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 22-03-2021

Project Associate 22 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNICEF Bosnia and Hercegovina
UNICEF
Bosnia and Hercegovina
Bihac (BIH)
English,Bosnian,Croatian,Serbian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Education Officer, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

1. Support to programme development and planning

  • Facilitate the development and establishment of results for the UN Joint project, and results-based planning through analysis of education needs and areas for intervention and submission of assessments for priority and goal setting in close collaboration with the selected government partners in education sector.
  • Provide technical and administrative support to Ministries of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton respectively.
  • Throughout all stages of the project implementation processes, complying with the UN organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluation of results.
  • Document the results provided by UNICEF, UNESCO and ILO in the education sector to facilitate review and any changes that might be required to ensure achievement of set results. ​

2. Programme implementation, monitoring and delivery of results

  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to collect, analyze and share information on implementation issues, specifically with Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton respectively.
  • Perform real time monitoring of the school closure impact on learning continuity for vulnerable children, with specific focus on gender-disaggregated data through collecting/identifying sex, age and disability disaggregated data, including on gendered risks, needs and barriers to services, and use it to inform the policy and programme decisions.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government partners and other counterparts and prepare minutes/reports on results for follow up action by higher management and other stakeholders.
  • Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Undertake (online or physical) field visits and surveys and share information with partners and stakeholders in education sector to assess progress and provide technical support and/or refer to the UN Joint Project team for further follow-up. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, schools and UN partners on carrying out the implementation of the UN Joint project and delivery of results.

4. Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and stakeholders in education sector through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programmes.
  • Participate in coordination meetings related to implementation of the UN Joint Project.

5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Provide support in identifying, documenting and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.
  • Assist with oversight of research and ensure results are available for use in knowledge products.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of beneficiaries and other stakeholders
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law, Business Administration or similar

12 Months

Demonstrated interest and/or experience in education, development, humanitarian setting, work with non-government or government partners

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bosnian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Croatian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Serbian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Familiarity with E-Learning systems (Moodle, Google Education, others) is an advantage
No

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

EN

* 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.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina and legal residents in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 22-03-2021

Project Associate 22 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNICEF Bosnia and Hercegovina
UNICEF
Bosnia and Hercegovina
Mostar (BIH)
English,Bosnian,Croatian,Serbian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Education Officer, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

1. Support to programme development and planning

  • Facilitate the development and establishment of results for the UN Joint project, and results-based planning through analysis of education needs and areas for intervention and submission of assessments for priority and goal setting in close collaboration with the selected government partners in education sector.
  • Provide technical and administrative support to Ministries of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton respectively.
  • Throughout all stages of the project implementation processes, complying with the UN organizational processes and management systems, to support programme planning, results-based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluation of results.
  • Document the results provided by UNICEF, UNESCO and ILO in the education sector to facilitate review and any changes that might be required to ensure achievement of set results. ​

2. Programme implementation, monitoring and delivery of results

  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to collect, analyze and share information on implementation issues, specifically with Ministry of Education and Culture and Ministry of Science and Technology, Higher Education and Information Society in Republika Srpska; Ministries of Culture and Sports in Una-Sana Canton and West Herzegovina Canton respectively.
  • Perform real time monitoring of the school closure impact on learning continuity for vulnerable children, with specific focus on gender-disaggregated data through collecting/identifying sex, age and disability disaggregated data, including on gendered risks, needs and barriers to services, and use it to inform the policy and programme decisions.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government partners and other counterparts and prepare minutes/reports on results for follow up action by higher management and other stakeholders.
  • Follow up on unresolved issues to ensure resolution.

3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Undertake (online or physical) field visits and surveys and share information with partners and stakeholders in education sector to assess progress and provide technical support and/or refer to the UN Joint Project team for further follow-up. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results.
  • Provide technical and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, schools and UN partners on carrying out the implementation of the UN Joint project and delivery of results.

4. Networking and partnership building

  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with government counterparts and stakeholders in education sector through active sharing of information and knowledge to facilitate programme implementation and build capacity of stakeholders to achieve and sustain results on education programmes.
  • Participate in coordination meetings related to implementation of the UN Joint Project.

5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Provide support in identifying, documenting and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and to build the capacity of stakeholders.
  • Apply innovative approaches and promote good practices to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.
  • Assist with oversight of research and ensure results are available for use in knowledge products.
  • Participate as a resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of beneficiaries and other stakeholders
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Social Sciences, Education, Law, Business Administration or similar

12 Months

Demonstrated interest and/or experience in education, development, humanitarian setting, work with non-government or government partners

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bosnian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Croatian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Serbian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Familiarity with E-Learning systems (Moodle, Google Education, others) is an advantage
No

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

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina and legal residents in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 22-03-2021

Communication Officer 18 March 2021 Nat. Expert UNICEF Brazil
UNICEF
Brazil
Sao Paulo (BRA)
English,Portuguese,Spanish
05 April 2021
12 months
18 March 2021

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

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

Content Production

  • Produce advocacy and communication materials (e.g. briefing notes, images, videos, presentations etc.) that meet the standards set out in the Communication, Public Advocacy and Engagement Strategy 2017-2021, supporting national and local communication strategies.
  • Produce articles, press releases, human interest stories and other advocacy/information materials for both web-based and traditional media, as appropriate.
  • Follow up on the production of advocacy and communication materials (e.g., films, videos, audio-visuals, etc.) and oversee the qualitative aspects of production, (e.g., quality control, translations, reviews of layout and graphic design etc.).
  • Develop communication activities related to UNICEF initiatives in Southeast Territory, mainly in São Paulo, such as Crescer com Proteção, Trilhas Digitais, Programa Engaja, Geração que Move, 1MIO, Comitê Paulista para Prevenção de Homicídios de Adolescentes. in close collaboration to partners communication teams as well working with different providers as designers, photographers, media agencies.
  • Establish or maintain an up-to-date documentation centre for communication materials including publications, press releases and clippings, photographs, audio-visual materials, web resources etc.

Media Relations

  • Maintain and update media relations contact list/database. Ensure rapid and accurate information dissemination to the media.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining close collaboration with mass media, as well as with groups and organizations whose support is essential to the achievement of advocacy and communication objectives.
  • Prepare background communication and promotional materials for briefing and visits of media and other special interest groups. Assist in the planning, logistic and administrative arrangements for them.
  • Monitor and evaluate the use and effectiveness of media materials.

Public Advocacy

  • Support Southeast Territory Chief, Chief of São Paulo office and Communication Specialist in implementing an advocacy strategy at state and municipal level, based on the overarching advocacy strategy of the Country Office. with special attention to opportunities related to the COVID-19 pandemic, safe return to school, vaccination, mental health, learning and working opportunities for adolescents, violence prevention and end of racism and discrimination.
  • Monitor and evaluate the appropriate and timely dissemination of advocacy and communication materials to target audiences and participate in the evaluation of their impact.
  • Ensure good quality data collection, analysis and evaluation and reporting to ensure effective communication strategies, planning and effective and efficient advocacy.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Strategic Communication or area related to Communication, Human Rights, Human Development.

OR Bachelor´s Degree in relevant area with 2 additional years of work experience in the area.

Candidates with les than35 years of age that meet the education/experience criteria may be considered.

96 Months
  • Eight (8 ) years of professional experience , of which at least five (5) years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Communication, Journalism, Public Relations or other relevant programmes; experience with digital media is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in children and adolescents rights, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
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Application deadline: 18 March 2021 at 23:59 hrs, Germany time

Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist 09 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Barbados
UNICEF
Barbados
Bridgetown (BRB)
English
01 April 2021
12 months
09 March 2021

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

The UNV M&E Specialist will work in close collaboration with the M&E Specialist (P3) and M&E Officer (NOB) and will be responsible for providing technical guidance and support to Programme Sections ensuring that the M&E interventions are integrated, monitored, and implemented in a timely fashion. In addition, the UNV M&E Specialist will support the development of multi-country programme document,
mid- and end-year reporting, regular programme monitoring and evaluation exercises, and strategic advocacy through developing research or advocacy tools as needed by Programme Sections. In particular, the UNV M&E Specialist will support the UNICEF Eastern Caribbean Area Office contribute towards the timely, relevant, reliable and strategic information on:

  • the situation of children, adolescents, youth and women, with a focus on inequities; and,

• the performance of UNICEF-supported programmes including their relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability, and in emergency contexts, their coverage, coordination and coherence.
To that end the expert will need to consolidate important collaborations, among others:
• with the UN country team to support UNCT goals for delivering valid and reliable information on the attainment of the SDGs and other goals, and on the performance of UN-supported programmes.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Planning and Development, or other relevant disciplines.

36 Months

A minimum of 3 years of experience within an international organization, NGO and/or government environment in Monitoring and Evaluation and Data analysis. • Professional experience in data analysis with specific reference to adolescents and children. • Ability to organize and facilitate training aimed at building the capacity of colleagues and partners. • Knowledge of key international standards and guidelines related to child monitoring and evaluation, including knowledge of the institutions of the UN system. • Experience working in emergency or migration context is highly desirable. • Proficient management and coordination skills. • Ability to translate technical language into compelling text for the purpose of advocacy. • Good team player and communication skills. Upon appointment, the focal point will undergo organization-specific training on PSEA, as soon as feasible.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience, Development programme/project administration, Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

Education: University degree in Social Sciences, Statistics, Planning and Development, or other relevant disciplines. Required Experience • A minimum of 3 years of experience within an international organization, NGO and/or government environment in Monitoring and Evaluation and Data analysis. • Professional experience in data analysis with specific reference to adolescents and children. • Ability to organize and facilitate training aimed at building the capacity of colleagues and partners. • Knowledge of key international standards and guidelines related to child monitoring and evaluation, including knowledge of the institutions of the UN system. • Experience working in emergency or migration context is highly desirable. • Proficient management and coordination skills. • Ability to translate technical language into compelling text for the purpose of advocacy. • Good team player and communication skills. Upon appointment, the focal point will undergo organization-specific training on PSEA, as soon as feasible.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Ethics and Values, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 09 March 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

ICT Associate 09 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Barbados
Open

ICT Associate

National Specialist
UNICEF
Barbados
Bridgetown (BRB)
English
Immediate
12 months
09 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Senior ICT Associate the National UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Activities include:
• Installing/upgrading, configuring (routine, standard) and maintaining systems, tools and equipment.
• Assisting in routine operation and monitoring of server systems.
• Providing second-level user support/troubleshooting.
• Extracting data from databases to serve the needs and requests of users, diagnosing errors and correcting as necessary.
• Performing backups of servers following standard backup procedures.
• Assisting in the generation of computer reports.
• Providing on-the-job orientation for users in the use of ICT systems.
• Providing first-level support that includes receiving, processing and logging service requests.
• Managing lifecycle of ICT incidents assigned to him/her in service management tool.
• Providing support in conferencing with ICT and audiovisual equipment as and when requested.
• Creating and assigning work orders.
• Maintaining and updating files (electronic and paper) and internal databases.
• Maintaining ICT inventory, manuals and other documentation. This may require the incumbent to lift, move, mount, or store equipment.
• A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.

Secondary education

Completion of Secondary education is required, supplemented with formal training in Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunications, Engineering.
ITIL Foundation Certificate or equivalent customer support certification is an asset.

72 Months

A minimum of six years of practical work experience in information technology, requiring systematic methods of troubleshooting and problem solving is required.
Experience in providing assistance to users on IT products and services, and use of applications and diagnostic tools is required.
Practical experience in providing technical and business Customer Support and Services is required.
Practical experience and working knowledge of various computer platforms and applications is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Hardware and systems maintenance, operation and administration

A minimum of six years of practical work experience in information technology, requiring systematic methods of troubleshooting and problem solving is required.
Experience in providing assistance to users on IT products and services, and use of applications and diagnostic tools is required.
Practical experience in providing technical and business Customer Support and Services is required.
Practical experience and working knowledge of various computer platforms and applications is required.

No

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Application deadline: 09 March 2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time