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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
External Communications Assistant 15 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP China
UNDP
China
Beijing (CHN)
English,Chinese
01 April 2021
12 months with possibility of extension
15 March 2021

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

Under the supervision of Assistant Resident Representative, Head of the CIP Team:

  • Draft, polish and edit external outreach and communications materials, including speeches, Op-Eds, press releases, media talking points, website write-ups, etc.
  • Drafts international social media (Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and/or other platforms) articles and posts;
  • Create multimedia content (videos, photo stories, interactive articles, etc.)
  • Assists with managing and updating the UNDP China website
  • Assists in conducting research, compiling background materials, statistical data and briefing notes for media events;
  • Monitors media exposure, drafts media summaries and conduct basic analysis
  • Other Ad Hoc Task Forces Requested by the Supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in international relations, communications, journalism, or other relevant fields or related fields is highly favoured.
  • Candidates with undergraduate degrees with extensive relevant experience will also be considered.
36 Months
  • Minimum 3-5 year’s working experience. Previous working experience in a research institute or media would be desirable;
  • Demonstrable ability to maintain effective communications with international stakeholders;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Other communications related experience
  • Good analytical skills for carrying out innovation-related research;
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
  • Sound judgment, diplomacy and sensitivity in confidential matters;
  • Good coordination and organizational skills, teamwork;
  • Proactive, organized and self-motivated.
  • Excellent written communication skills in both English and Chinese;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, proven ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
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Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Thailand and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of
refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.
Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Urban Risk Management Specialist 15 March 2021 Int. Expert UNDP Ethiopia
UNDP
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
15 March 2021

Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of UNDP Resilience Project Manager and the the overall guidance of the Head of Division for Environment, Climate Change, Water and Land Management and the day-to-day direction of the Technical Coordinator of the Disaster Risk Reduction Unit, the Urban Risk Management Specialist will provide high quality technical support in areas such as urban risk assessment, early warning systems, preparedness for response and recovery as well as integration of disaster and climate risks in urban planning, infrastructure development and recovery, through coherent policy, strategic and programme advisory services, at the regional and national level, as per the requirements of the AUC.

The UNV will support the AUC in establishing an interdepartmental taskforce on Disaster Risk Reduction with focus on urban resilience and mainstreaming of DRR in relevant AUC Departments, developing an African roadmap on urban risk management, developing and rolling out guidelines for Regional Economic Commissions (RECs) and Member States on urban risk management.

The UNV Urban Risk Management Specialist will be responsible but not limited to the following:

  1. Substantive delivery of urban risk management related technical assistance, and policy and programme support
  • Provide technical support to the development of the AUC guidelines for Urban Risk Management.
  • Provide technical inputs for the design, development, and implementation of urban risk management and resilience building programmes at regional and national levels through the RECs as required.
  • Develop an African roadmap on urban risk management and guidelines, and support rolling out of the guidelines in RECs and Member States with initial piloting in the Sahel;
  • Support AUC to implement the project “strengthening capacities for disaster risk reduction and adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development”.
  • Support mainstreaming of Disaster Risk Reduction in general and Urban Risk Management in particular into AUC Departments.
  • Support integration of risk reduction in sustainable urban development and urban risk management at sub-regional and national level.
  • Assist in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, prepare evaluations or other research activities and studies related to urban risk management.
  • Ensure the integration of cross-cutting issues, such as gender, peace building, rights of persons with disabilities, human rights, and resilience into all urban risk management-related activities, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Assist DRR Unit with the delivery of policy and technical support in the area of urban risk management and resilience building, in contribution to the implementation of the Sendai Framework for DRR and the Africa Programme of Action.
  • Participate in field missions, when required, including in post-disaster situations and provide technical and coordination support for the conduct of Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNA) and the development of Recovery Frameworks (RF) as it relates to urban risk reduction and recovery.
  • Appraise country requests for support in case of disasters and contribute to the preparation of project proposals and funding requests related to urban recovery and resilience building in post-disaster situations, in consultation with national and regional partners, ensuring that the needs of the vulnerable populations are adequately reflected.
  • Collaborate with AUC, RECs, specialized agencies as well as other thematic teams on programmes related to urban risk management and resilience building, including linkages to climate change, livelihoods, displacement, fragility and gender issues.
  • Contribute to the development of strategy and approaches to increase regional and national capacities for urban risk management and risk-informed urban development, including its integration in national and regional disaster risk reduction and recovery strategies, policies and legislative system, or developing standalone urban risk management strategies.
  • Support the implementation of regional urban risk management, resilience building and recovery programmes and projects.
  • Serve as AUC’s resource person for the project “strengthening capacities for disaster risk reduction and adaptation for Resilience in the Sahel Region: fostering risk-informed solutions for sustainable development”.
  1. Substantive development of urban risk management related tools and resources
  • Develop a continental framework that offers systematic and pragmatic approaches and tools for assessing urban resilience and for developing urban risk management plans in Africa.
  • Support the development and delivery of urban risk management related training modules/guidance/tools for regional entities and Member States to facilitate the practice of urban risk analyses/assessments, early warning systems, preparedness in response and recovery, integration of risks in urban planning/infrastructure development, and post-disaster recovery in urban areas.
  • Provide technical expertise in developing tools, methodologies and producing knowledge management products on urban risk management, with linkages to disaster risk reduction, resilience, climate change and other relevant themes.
  • Provide technical expertise, as required, on the content development for regional/country-level knowledge products through the analysis of data, case evidence, and research findings on urban risk management.
  • Promote and enhance urban risk management approaches that link climate change adaptation with disaster risk reduction and risk-informed programming.

  1. Knowledge management and community of practice for urban resilience and risk management
  • Build the knowledge base and documented experience to further substantiate the link between urban disasters, urbanization processes, urban governance, development planning, infrastructure development and basic services in Africa.
  • Compile, analyze, report and codify urban risk management and recovery experiences and lessons learned in Africa.
  • Support the development and effective application of knowledge products and policy documents.
  • Provide relevant substantive inputs to build and strengthen a regional Community of Practice on urban resilience in Africa, including with the UN system, the EU, the World Bank, other Regional Intergovernmental Organizations, Regional Development Banks, bilateral partners, external experts, etc.
  • Advocate and enable facilitation of exchanges and experiences sharing related to urban risk management and resilience between institutions and specialized agencies, among Member States, between RECs within Africa as well as through South-South cooperation, where valuable.
  • Support capacity building of AUC DRR Unit and other departments and Specialised Agencies, Member States (including national disaster management institutions, urban local bodies), and other governmental and non-governmental stakeholders such as the academia/research institutions, civil society organizations and the private sector in urban risk management, including in the application of urban risk management tools and practices.
  • Strengthen linkages with DRR and climate change communities of practice, both inside the AUC, with relevant entities within the RECs and Member States.
  • Support the DRR Unit and the AUC in responding to RECs and Member State requests for information on global/regional/national best practices and experiences on urban risk management together with partners and expert institutions.
  1. Advocacy and partner engagement for effective policy positioning on urban risk management
  • Work in close collaboration with members of the DRR Unit, DREA and other relevant Departments of the AUC to promote urban risk management at the Regional, National and sub-national/local levels.
  • Support AUC in leveraging its policy leadership and convening power in advocating for and ensuring that the Member States take into account the multi-dimensional risks (disaster, climate and conflict) in urban planning, infrastructure development and urban risk management processes.
  • Contribute to the development and nurturing of partnerships between RECs and between Member States (especially on cross-border processes related to urbanization, migration, risk reduction and recovery), different organs of the AUC, and with the EU, World Bank, UN agencies and regional intergovernmental organizations, bilateral partners, think tanks, academic institutions and non-governmental organizations to foster and strengthen the practice of urban risk management and sustainable urban development.
  • Participate in consultations and drafting of joint agreement and MOUs and statements of intent on urban risk management and resilience building.
  • Foster partnership through attendance in regular meetings, contributions to joint knowledge products and joint conferences and workshops on urban risk management and resilience building/recovery or relevant areas.
  • Support AUC in its engagement in partnerships on urban risk management and resilience building through reporting and developing briefing notes and background information when required.
  • Support resource mobilization efforts for urban risk management and resilience building through development of project concept notes and proposals.
  • Support establishment of interdepartmental task force at AUC to facilitate mainstreaming DRR, including urban resilience in AUC department.
  • Carry out any other relevant tasks assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), preferably in urban planning, civil engineering, disaster management, geography, development studies, social sciences, public policy or related field is required
  • Working knowledge of any other African Union official language is an additional advantage
180 Months
  • A minimum of 15 years of professional work experience of which minimum 7 years’ experience in urban risk management/related aspects; experience in providing technical advice in the development and implementation of policies and programmes, including the review of policy documents and programmes in the area of disaster risk reduction, climate change, recovery and/or closely related fields is required.
  • Experience in the application of global and regional frameworks for disaster risk reduction and climate change to the urban context, including the domestication of the Sendai Framework, is preferred.
  • Experience in providing regional policy advice, regional technical assistance, and capacity development to support to multi stakeholder institutions in establishing and coordinating multi-partner interventions is highly desirable.
  • Experience working in West Africa on urban risk reduction, climate change adaptation and/or recovery is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience working with an international or regional organization or multilateral, including UN is preferred.
  • Coordination experience working directly with governments, development partners, and international organizations would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of and experience within the AU system would be an asset
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Disaster risk reduction, Climate change mitigation and mechanisms for technology transfer
  • Minimum 7 years of work experience in urban risk reduction and resilience building, including in urban risk analysis/assessments, early warning systems/preparedness initiatives, capacity building of urban local governments and other key stakeholders in urban risk management, mainstreaming risk reduction in urban planning and development strategies/policies/plans, development of urban recovery and risk reduction plans and programmes in crisis contexts is required.
  • Urban Risk Management: Knowledge of urbanization processes, urban development and management, and urban risk reduction concepts, frameworks and principles and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.

Technical Competencies:

  • Disaster Risk Reduction: Knowledge of DRR concepts, frameworks and principles and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.
  • Recovery: Knowledge of core recovery principles and frameworks, and ability to guide delivery at regional, national and community levels.
  • Resilience: Knowledge of how multiple risks and impact on development, and the delivery of resilience to communities and countries through reducing vulnerability and reducing risk.
  • Representation: Ability to productively share AU knowledge, experience and activities at international, regional and national platforms.
  • Partnerships: Ability to engage with, mobilize support from and forge productive working relationships with a wide range of partners at the regional, national and local levels (public, private, academic, civil society, business community leaders).

Other Functional Competencies:

  • Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work, including stakeholder-centered approaches for office/division
  • People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction by:
    • involving team members in different stages of work and decision making;
    • promoting independent thinking and action; and
    • following high professional standards and motivating excellence in others.
  • Delivery: Ability to get things done by:
    • meeting goals, timelines and quality requirements;
    • accepting accountability for the outcomes of programme delivery; and
    • facilitating improvement and innovation in the delivery of products and services.
  • Advocacy: Ability to advocate a point of view and influence others.
  • Resource Mobilization: Ability to identify and organize programmes and projects to implement solutions and generate resources.
  • Trends and emerging areas analytics: Ability to scan the horizon and identify approaches and initiatives to bring into policy and programme design.
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Communication, Leadership

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Digital Communications Officer 18 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Ethiopia
UNDP
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
18 March 2021

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

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

  • Plans and facilitates printed & digital communication including UNDPAfrica’s web site, social media, intranet, CO web-based knowledge management system.
  • Design and develop high quality flyers, publications, infographics, banners, roll ups and other graphic design products to support the Institute’s academic, research and policy dialogues activities.
  • Develops and maintains external and internal digital communications platforms such as the UNDP/RSCA website, official UNDP social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.), Intranet and on-line collaboration platforms, etc.
  • Design of the office web sites based on corporate requirements in cooperation with the ICT staff.
  • Plans and facilitates the development and implementation of a digital content strategy and contributes to the development of key communications and advocacy products (e.g. human-interest stories, multilingual and multimedia content, etc.).
  • Supervision and preparation of the content for the website, monthly newsletter and social media platforms ensuring consistency of the materials.
  • Conducts exercises exploring the applicability of new and emerging tools and techniques to digital communications and advocacy activities to reach a wider, younger audience.
  • Monitor and evaluate the dissemination of advocacy and communication material to target audiences and impact of the same.
  • Monitor and analyze media coverage in the region and share information with the RBA and BERA Communications.
  • Draft and/or edit a range of materials, including press releases & advisories, news briefs, fact sheets, multimedia human interest stories for inclusion in media kits and further public outreach.
  • Deliver creative and innovative products for print and web use.

Develop regional communications strategies, based on Regional Bureau objectives and incorporating the goals of the corporate communications strategy, and working closely with international media in the region:

  • Develop and implement regional communications strategies based on the Regional Bureau objectives and in line with the corporate communications strategy;
  • Monitor and measure the impact of the communication strategy and make adjustments accordingly.
  • Prepare and conduct communications needs assessments for the regional bureau for in close consultation with the Regional Communications Specialist and Regional Programme Coordinator.
  • Ensure the promotion and increased understanding of UNDP’s work in the region with special attention on results and impacts achieved.
  • Integrate issue-based advocacy into the communications strategy around key priority areas in the region’s country offices.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, digital communications, public relations, marketing, media relations, journalism, international relations or social science field.

24 Months
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in media relations at the international level and an indepth knowledge of Africa
  • Previous experience with a multilateral or international organization, preferably in the region, is an asset but not required.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems and email marketing platforms.
  • Practical background in graphic design including Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe InDesign software.
  • Experience in producing flyers, infographics, banners, roll ups and branded materials for conferences, events and social media campaigns.
  • Experience in formatting publications e.g. books, policy papers, journals, official reports, etc.
  • Experience in photo editing.
  • Experience in media development is an asset but not required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Web and graphic design, Other communications related experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience at international level in one or more of the following areas: public relations, communications, journalism, media development-related advocacy.
  • Experience in social media management and web development is required
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Application deadline: 18 March 2021

Programme Officer for Inclusive Economic Growth 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
UNDP
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
English,Portuguese
01 April 2021
12 months
09 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Recovery and Resilience Specialist/ Head of the Strategic and Economic Unit (a,.i) the IUNV Programme officer on Inclusive Economic Growth will:

  • Support the programmatic implementation of the RFF and, mapping and analysis of gaps, entry points and opportunities contributing to youth and female entrepreneurship in the blue and green economy initiatives;
  • Support the Monitoring and Evaluation of Project implementation;
  • Support the dialogue and outreach efforts at the national, local and community level to strengthen Socio-Economic Recovery and build Resilience and foster inclusive sustainable economic growth that leaves no one behind;
  • Draft and coordinate the procurement of studies, assessment, consultancies and agreements;
  • Seek alignment and synergies with other activities and initiatives of UNDP (e.g., the Accelerator Lab) and international and national partners, particularly in areas related to youth and female entrepreneurship for improved livelihoods and enhancing the involvement of the Bissau-Guinean diaspora in the economic and financial life in Guinea-Bissau;
  • Contribute to the development of partnerships between UNDP and other UN agencies, as well as with government institutions, other African SIDS, academia, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector, existing sustainable development alliances, and other stakeholders and international networks;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with national partners through external advocacy, networking, coalition building and initiating timely research and analysis;
  • Use internal platforms for dissemination and reporting and to enhance project quality (e.g., IATI, ATLAS, SharePoint);
  • Contribute to data collection and communication efforts on the project when needed;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (minimum Master of Arts) in a relevant area, e.g., international relations, international development, or economics;

36 Months

At least three years of professional work experience in engaging and working with civil society groups in different countries and contexts in Africa, preferably Guinea-Bissau or the West-African region.

Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization is highly desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management
  • Proven programmatic management experience with sound knowledge of all aspects of the project cycle (design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation) is required;
  • Previous work experience from the UN or other international development organization as well as knowledge of principles and procedures for the implementation of UN projects, monitoring and evaluation is a valuable asset;
  • Working experience in field and with youth and female entrepreneurship and the inclusion of marginalized communities is an asset;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • 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, Teams, Word, etc.) and office technology equipment.

LANGUAGES: Fluency in English and Working Knowledge of Portuguese.

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Application deadline: 9-03-2021

Information Management Officer 07 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Guatemala
UNDP
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
07 March 2021

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

The UN Volunteer will work under the supervision of the UNDP Resident Representative and Deputy Resident Representative, in the key functions listed below. He will also work closely with the Regional Information Management Officer, as part of the UNDP-UNV Tandem Teams Initiative[1].

Summary of key functions:

  • Data Capture, Management and Analysis
  • Data Visualization, Reporting and Application
  • Technical Support

Data Capture, Management and Analysis:

  • Identify key data gaps for informed crisis risk tracking in the country.
  • Propose a strategy and implementation plan for capturing required primary data
  • Develop a process for and understand primary data gathering (e.g. designing and conducting periodic perception surveys)
  • Identify and integrate additional primary and secondary data into the Crisis Risk Dashboard as required by evolving needs including the development, implementation and management of new indicators and corresponding data that are associated with the crisis risk model;
  • Propose revisions and improvements to the overall design framework and data requirements for the risk tracking system, using as the key tool the Crisis Risk Dashboard (CRD) – a purpose-designed platform developed by CRU for online information management and data visualization - and ensure content is current, comprehensive, and follows relevant metadata standards;

Data Visualization, Reporting and Application:

  • Produce and update information products such as maps, charts, and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline as well as support strategic and operational decision-making;
  • Explore ways of presenting crisis risk profiles and early warning more effectively through visual representations (charts, graphs, tables and diagrams) through the CRD;
  • Provide technical assistance in translating data and other program information into easy visual representations, in accordance with data visualization best practices;
  • Consolidate operational information on a regular schedule to support analysis and design and implement sustainable information management and dissemination systems for data collections for the CRD, where required.

Training and Technical Support:

  • Provide substantive input on information management toward the development of guidance and training materials in support of the Country Office / Country Team application of the CRD;
  • Provide maintenance and end-user technical support in issues relating to the CRD information management use, including troubleshooting for data entry and access to the existing database;
  • Provide technical assistance in order to build capacity of staff on how to integrate data visualization approaches into their work as well as how to update and monitor existing dashboards.

[1] A UNDP-UNV initiative whereby international experts are working closely with NUNVs to support UNDP COs.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in information management, information systems, social science or related.

36 Months
  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in information management, information systems, geographic information systems (GIS), database development, web management, visualization, or other related areas;
  • Strong experience in conducting primary research, particularly in crisis contexts;
  • Experience managing information in international development or humanitarian context as well as relevant experience within the UN system is highly desirable;
  • Strong knowledge of best practices for data visualization and dashboards;
  • Experience in providing excellent client/customer services;
  • Knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and approaches relevant to the management of information in an international development or humanitarian context;
  • Ability to conduct data collection using various methods;
  • Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases;
  • Ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different cultural backgrounds and languages.
  • Candidates with long-term experience are encouraged to apply. Provided that the respective requirements are met, the assignment might be considered as UN Volunteer expert (15 years of experience), including 40% additional VLA or as UN Volunteer Senior Expert (15 years of experience incl. international experience), including 100% additional VLA.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting

Functional competencies:

  • Intimate understanding of designing and conducting primary data gathering and research including survey design and implementation, facilitating focus groups, research interviews, etc.;
  • Looks at experience critically, drawing lessons, and building them into the design of new approaches;
  • Possesses strong analytical and research capabilities, including the ability to produce high quality reports and knowledge products;
  • Knowledge of UNDP’s mandate, systems and tools in the area of conflict prevention, Disaster Risk Reduction, crisis preparedness and response;
  • Creates an environment that fosters innovation and innovative thinking;
  • Makes the case for innovative ideas from the team with own supervisor;
  • Designs management systems based on established best practice;
  • Formulates strategy for the implementation of systems;
  • Review systems performance to support rigorous development of systems standards and modes of operation;
  • Ability to coordinate and conduct trainings, ensure knowledge management, identify and share best practices.

Core Competencies:

  • Promoting ethics and integrity, creating organizational precedents;
  • Building staff competence, creating an environment of creativity and innovation;
  • Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication;
  • Creating an emotionally intelligent organization;
  • Sharing knowledge across the organization and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning;
  • Fair and transparent decision making; calculated risk-taking.
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Integrity, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams, Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity

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

Candidates with long-term experience are encouraged to apply. Provided that the respective requirements are met, the assignment might be considered as UN Volunteer expert (15 years of experience), including 40% additional VLA or as UN Volunteer Senior Expert (15 years of experience incl. international experience), including 100% additional VLA.

Application deadline: 7 March 2021

Asistente de Experimentación del Laboratorio de Aceleración PNUD 10 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNDP Guatemala
UNDP
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
10 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.

Bajo la supervisión directa de Jefe de Experimntación del Laborario de Aceleración, el Joven Voluntario Nacional de las Naciones Unidas llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Contribuir en el diseño, implementación y análisis de carteras de experimentos llevados a cabo como parte de los ciclos de aprendizaje del Laboratorio de Aceleración de Guatemala.
  • Las actividades pueden incluir apoyo en la organización y preparación de materiales para talleres, revisión de literatura, desarrollo de instrumentos para recolección de datos, recolección y sistematización de información, análisis de datos utilizando el software R, reportes, entre otros.
  • Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor.

Además de lo anterior, a los Voluntarios de la ONU se les insta a integrarse al mandato del programa VNU en el marco de su asignación y promover la acción voluntaria a través de la integración en las comunidades en el desarrollo de su trabajo. Como tales, los Voluntarios de la ONU deben dedicar parte de su tiempo de trabajo a alguna de las siguientes actividades recomendadas:

  • Fortalecer su conocimiento y entendimiento sobre el concepto de voluntariado por medio de la lectura de publicaciones pertinentes tanto del programa VNU como externas, así como desempeñar un papel activo en las actividades del programa VNU (por ejemplo, en los eventos de conmemoración del Día Internacional del Voluntariado);
  • Conocer y desarrollar las formas tradicionales y/o locales de voluntariado en el país anfitrión;
  • Proveer reportes de autoevaluación anuales y al finalizar la asignación sobre las acciones de VNU, resultados y oportunidades;
  • Contribuir con artículos/críticas de sus experiencias en el terreno y enviarlas a la sede para su inclusión en el sitio web, publicaciones, panfletos/boletines, notas de prensa, etc. del programa VNU;
  • Ayudar con el Programa de Mentores para los nuevos Jóvenes Voluntarios de la ONU;
  • Impulsar o asesorar a grupos locales en el uso del servicio Voluntariado en Línea del programa VNU o promover el uso del servicio a individuos y organizaciones locales relevantes cuando sea técnicamente posible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Título de Grado (licenciatura, Ingeniería, etc.)

12 Months
  • Interés y/o experiencia de un año desmostrada en investigación en ciencias sociales
  • Interés y/o experiencia en el análisis de datos utilizando software R
  • Motivado para contribuir a la paz y el desarrollo y para servir al prójimo;
  • Buenas aptitudes interpersonales, capacidades de comunicación y de creación de redes;
  • Voluntad de contribuir y trabajar como parte de un equipo;
  • Flexible y abierto al aprendizaje y a nuevas experiencias;
  • Respeto por la diversidad y capacidad de adaptación a otras culturas, entornos y condiciones de vida;
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other information and telecommunications technology experience
  • Experiencias previas como voluntario y/o experiencias de otras culturas son muy valoradas;
  • Competencias informáticas (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, redes sociales, y software R).
  • Conocimientos básicos de un idioma maya es ventajoso.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Fecha límite para postularse: 10/03/2021

Esa es una oportunidad de voluntariado nacional, por lo tanto, solamente son elegibles para esa oportunidad aquellas personas con nacionalidad Guatemalteca o residentes en Guatemala que cuenten con el permiso legal de residencia en ese país, o con el estatus de refugiado o de apátrida.

Acuérdese de indicar en su perfil VNU que sí está interesado/a en servir como voluntario/a nacional.

Enlance Técnico Local | Spotlight 14 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Honduras
UNDP
Honduras
Tegucigalpa (HND)
Spanish,English
Immediate
until 31 December 2020 with possibility of extension
14 March 2021

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

​En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de la Coordinación del Proyecto Spotlight PNUD o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Proveer asistencia técnica a gobiernos municipales para el desarrollo de competencia de planificación, asignación de presupuesto y puesta en marcha de programas, basados en evidencia, que previenen y responden a la violencia y prácticas nocivas contra mujeres y niñas y otros.
  2. Acompañar a los gobiernos locales en procesos de planificación y presupuestación anuales con enfoque de género.
  3. Apoyar en la coordinación de asistencias técnicas hacia la municipalidad provenientes del INAM, AHMON y Secretaría de Gobernación, Justicia y Descentralización.
  4. Contribuir a la construcción metodologías de trabajo y herramientas para la implementación de las actividades del proyecto.
  5. Contribuir al establecimiento de alianzas y coordinaciones interinstitucionales a nivel local para la prevención y atención a la violencia, con instituciones del Estado y Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil.
  6. Identificar buenas prácticas y articular oportunidades programáticas a nivel municipal que contribuyan al avance de las actividades del proyecto.
  7. Monitorear las acciones programadas, para asegurar cumplimiento en la forma y tiempo estipuladas en planes de trabajo.
  8. Redacción de informes periódicos sobre el avance de las actividades en el área geográfica asignada.
  9. Apoyar el proceso de sistematización e identificación de mejores prácticas de acuerdo con los esquemas metodológicos que le sean proporcionados por la coordinación del proyecto.
  10. Apoyar los procesos de monitoreo, seguimiento y evaluación previstos en el proyecto.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Licenciatura en Ciencias Sociales o áreas afines.

24 Months
  • Con al menos dos (2) año o más de experiencia en recolección y análisis de datos, y entrevistas con referentes institucionales y ONG a nivel local.
  • En proyectos vinculados a violencia de las mujeres, niñas u otros colectivos que viven diversos tipos de discriminación.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Social inclusion, Human rights
  • En elaboración de al menos 3 documentos tales como planes operativos, presupuestos, diagnósticos, y similares.
  • Experiencia de trabajo con autoridades municipales, instituciones del Estados y organizaciones de la sociedad civil en temas de VCMN y feminicidio.
  • Experiencia en trabajo con proyectos de cooperación o Sistema de Naciones Unidas, será valorada.
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Motivación por iniciativa propia; capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
  • Afinidad o interés en temas de derechos humanos, desarrollo sostenible, el voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.
  • Conocimientos básicos de inglés es ventajoso.*
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU?

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Fecha límite para postularse: 14 Marzo 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania

Enlance Técnico Local | Spotlight 14 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Honduras
UNDP
Honduras
San Pedro Sula (HND)
Spanish,English
Immediate
until 31 December 2020 with possibility of extension
14 March 2021

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

​En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de la Coordinación del Proyecto Spotlight PNUD o su representante designado, el Voluntario de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  1. Proveer asistencia técnica a gobiernos municipales para el desarrollo de competencia de planificación, asignación de presupuesto y puesta en marcha de programas, basados en evidencia, que previenen y responden a la violencia y prácticas nocivas contra mujeres y niñas y otros.
  2. Acompañar a los gobiernos locales en procesos de planificación y presupuestación anuales con enfoque de género.
  3. Apoyar en la coordinación de asistencias técnicas hacia la municipalidad provenientes del INAM, AHMON y Secretaría de Gobernación, Justicia y Descentralización.
  4. Contribuir a la construcción metodologías de trabajo y herramientas para la implementación de las actividades del proyecto.
  5. Contribuir al establecimiento de alianzas y coordinaciones interinstitucionales a nivel local para la prevención y atención a la violencia, con instituciones del Estado y Organizaciones de la Sociedad Civil.
  6. Identificar buenas prácticas y articular oportunidades programáticas a nivel municipal que contribuyan al avance de las actividades del proyecto.
  7. Monitorear las acciones programadas, para asegurar cumplimiento en la forma y tiempo estipuladas en planes de trabajo.
  8. Redacción de informes periódicos sobre el avance de las actividades en el área geográfica asignada.
  9. Apoyar el proceso de sistematización e identificación de mejores prácticas de acuerdo con los esquemas metodológicos que le sean proporcionados por la coordinación del proyecto.
  10. Apoyar los procesos de monitoreo, seguimiento y evaluación previstos en el proyecto.
Secondary education
  • Licenciatura (finalizada o en proceso), en Ciencias Sociales o áreas afines; es deseable.
24 Months
  • Con al menos dos (2) año o más de experiencia en recolección y análisis de datos, y entrevistas con referentes institucionales y ONG a nivel local.
  • En proyectos vinculados a violencia de las mujeres, niñas u otros colectivos que viven diversos tipos de discriminación.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Gender equality and the advancement of women, Social inclusion, Human rights
  • En elaboración de al menos 3 documentos tales como planes operativos, presupuestos, diagnósticos, y similares.
  • Experiencia de trabajo con autoridades municipales, instituciones del Estados y organizaciones de la sociedad civil en temas de VCMN y feminicidio.
  • Experiencia en trabajo con proyectos de cooperación o Sistema de Naciones Unidas, será valorada.
  • Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
  • Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante; capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional e internacional;
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
  • Motivación por iniciativa propia; capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
  • Conciencia acerca de cuestiones de seguridad;
  • Afinidad o interés en temas de derechos humanos, desarrollo sostenible, el voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.
  • Conocimiento básico en inglés es ventajoso.*
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU?

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Fecha límite para postularse: 14 Marzo 2021 a las 23:59 hrs., Horario de Alemania

Administrative & Operations Officer 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Iraq
UNDP
Iraq
Erbil (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 March 2021

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

Under direct supervision of the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration and the guidance and of the Management Specialist, the Administrative & Operations Officer will provide effective and efficient support to administrative activities and tasks of the Stabilization Pillar. The Administrative & Operations Assistant must preserve full confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of the assignment, maintenance of protocol procedures, and management of information flows. The key responsibilities of the Administrative & Operations Assistant are as following:
1. Ensures implementation of effective administration, operational and resource management strategies for the Stabilization Pillar and adapts processes and pro-cedures, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

• Provide high quality strategic and substantive input to design and/or make changes to the overall operational framework for the Stabilization Pillar.
• Maintain and suggest improvements for the Stabilization Pillar’s Administration and Op-erations/Finance team’s system for controlling expenditure, including accurate issuance of chart of accounts, ensuring vouchers processed are matched and completed, trans-actions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas; travel claims and other entitlements are duly processed, receipting of goods and services and establishment of accruals are properly done in compliance with IPSAS and UNDP policies and procedures.
• Support the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration in stringent and consistent application of the HACT Framework, including ensuring the appropriate use of the FACE Forms, timely follow-up on assurance activities, with emphasis on third-party led spot-checks and conducting HACT audits (where relevant).
• Support the Stabilization Pillar’s preparations for Project (DIM), HACT and other audits.
• Timely follow-up on audit recommendations, and agreed follow-up actions relating to finance and operations, ensuring consistent application across the Stabilization Pillar, and update the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration on actions taken.
• Ensures clear and efficient process flows are in place, and work effectively for the Sta-bilization Pillar’s administration and finance support provision including as a minimum on;
o Vendor Registrations
o Processing payments
o Closure of e-requisitions and purchase orders
o Preparation of and monitoring programmatic contracts/agreements (LOAs, RPAs, etc.)
o Monitoring the aging of cash advances to Responsible Parties and flagging them to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration for required action
• Ensure supporting the Stabilization Pillar team in maintaining an efficient document man-agement system for its records, including through the use of the Share Drive.
• Ensure timely operational and financial closure of the Stabilization Pillar Outputs in AT-LAS, in keeping with UNDP’s project closure requirements.
2. Provides effective support to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Ad-ministration on administration of the Stabilization Pillar’s financial resources fo-cusing on achievement of the following results;
• Working together with the Stabilization Pillar team, develop an overview of multi-year cost projections (i.e. for programme and operations), to support resource mobilization efforts.
• Work closely with the Programme & Operations Officer to prepare Multi-year/Annual work plans/budgets based on the guidance of the Stabilization Management Specialist,

ensuring compliance with the cost-sharing agreements. • Continuous analysis and monitoring of the Stabilization Pillar’s expenditure, commit-ments, and cash resources, to ensure alignment with approved workplans/budgets, third party cost-sharing agreements, Project Board decisions.
• Prepare regular periodic analyses, and forecast, to present to the Programme Support Officer – Finance & Administration, to enable timely decision-making.
• Based on analyses, if required prepare budget revisions, and ensure accurate reflection in ATLAS, supported with the required paper-trail.
• Ensure the required range of ATLAS based reports are relied upon to arrive at the most accurate picture of the Stabilization Pillar’s finances.
3. Supports Administrative Issues for smooth Project Implementation on the Stabi-lization Pillar focusing on achievement of the following results:
• Support the Stabilization Pillar’s resource mobilization efforts by preparing budgets, en-suring accurate reflection of funding needed, as a minimum capturing programming, communications, M&E, operations, Country Office direct project costs, general man-agement support costs and where relevant the 1% development coordination levy.
• Support the Management Specialist with the preparation of cost-sharing agreements, for review and clearance by Stabilization Pillar and Country Office, for finalization.
• Ensure up to-date tracking system is in place to monitor all cost-sharing agreements, including the tracking of revenue/tranches under the agreements. Accordingly, liaise with the Finance Unit on controlling the Accounts Receivables for the Stabilization Pil-lar.
• Ensure the timely and quality preparation of financial reports for donor, project board, corporate reporting requirements, and other ad-hoc requirements are in place as re-quested.
4. Facilitation of knowledge management and skills building focusing on achieve-ment of the following results:
• Proactively follows up to stay abreast with relevant UNDP policy and practice develop-ments relating to operations, including through engagement in UNDP’s online knowledge management platforms.
• Based on identified needs in consultation with the Programme Support Officer – Fi-nance & Administration and the Stabilization Pillar team, prepares orientations/update sessions on relevant policies and procedures relating to administration, finance and other operational matters, including on the use of ATLAS.
• Where required provides cross-project/cross- pillar knowledge building efforts, with a view to share good practices and lessons learned from the Stabilization Pillar.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Accounting and Finance, Business or Public Administration, Economics or related field is required

24 Months

-Minimum years of experience: 2 years

- Knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based financial management systems;
- Experience of working with UNDP or other UN agencies at finance and administration posi-tions is an asset.
- Experience of working with ATLAS is an asset;
- Experience of working in crisis response programmes/projects, with the ability to deal suc-cessfully with high volumes of workload, tight deadlines and competing priorities.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance

Experience in using office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based financial management systems;

No

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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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and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 09 March 2021

AIS Program Development Support Officer for Caribbean 11 March 2021 Nat. Youth UNDP Jamaica
UNDP
Jamaica
Kingston (JAM)
English
01 June 2021
6 months
11 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 AIS Project Coordinator based in Jakarta, Indonesia, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Lead on the youth engagement and representation in the Caribbean including to compile relevant contacts, creating a database of AIS’ stakeholders (start-up, universities, academic institutions) and liaising with relevant partners.
  • Support AIS Secretariat team members in implementing of AIS program including the preparation the events, development the program activities, and writing AIS program documents.
  • Support AIS Secretariat team members in undertaking desk research and analysis of the regional blue economy responses, including identifying data gaps, opportunities and priorities for action, as needed.
  • Support AIS team members in conducting social media and website management tasks especially for Caribbean contents (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn).
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferably in the field of Social Sciences, International Relations, Environment studies, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Sciences, Marine Studies or related field.

12 Months

Minimum 1 year of relevant professional experience

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in (specific thematic/technical area required).
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills, research and analytical thinking.
  • 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.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English required.
  • 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).
  • Currently resides and is a citizen of Jamaica.
No

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

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Application deadline: 11 March 2021 at 23:59 hrs, Germany time