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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Admin/ Finance Assistant 20 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
20 April 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 Project Manager, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following three broad functions

  • Support project planning and annaul workplan formulation;
  • Support timely and effective project implementation according to plans and in compliance with Country Office Standard Operating Procedures; and
  • Provide administive support to the project for efficient project management, according UNDP procedures
  • Provide accounting and finance support.

Support project planning and annaul workplan formulation:

  • Prepare inputs to formulation of annual workplans.
  • Provide inputs to detailed implementation plans.
  • Assist in formulation of budgets.
  • Assist in formulation of procurement and HR plans.
  • Assist in revision of annual workplans, periodic revisions of procurement/HR plans ensuring that plans are updated in a timely manner and in close coordination of UNDP Country Office.

Support timely and effective project implementation according to plans and incompliance with Country Office Standard Operating Procedures

  • Initiate procurement actions for International Consultants, goods, works and services and recruitment of Service Contract actions according to HR and procurement plans.
  • Prepare requests for recruitment and contracting in UNDP format and according to Country Office (CO) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Compile supporting documents for procurement and recruitments processes and ensure that supporting documents are complete and in line with the CO SOPs.
  • Follow up with CO units on pending actions (procurement, recruitment, travel, transportation etc).
  • Create e-requisitions for travel and prepare Travel Authorizations, submit and follow up with UNDP CO Travel Unit (according to SOPs).
  • Prepare payment requests and submit to CO (according to SOP).
  • Ensure accuracy of COA of all payment requests.

Provide administive support to the project for efficient project management, according UNDP procedures:

  • Monitor leave of local and international project personnel, maintain updated and correct records and online systems.
  • Notify CO HR promptly on separation of project staff
  • Maintain project supplies and initiate procurement of supplies as necessary.
  • Coordinate ICT support to project with the UNDP CO. Coordinate support with ICT helpdesk.
  • Maintain filing system for the project.

Provide accounting and finance support:

  • Ensure full compliance of financial activites and records with UNDP rules, regulations, polices and procedures.
  • Processing of financial documentation (vouchers, GLJEs, supporting documents, etc.) and maintaining internal expenditures control system by ensuring that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas, travel claims, and staff entitlements are duly processed.
  • Timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
  • Presentation of information on the status of financial resources as required.
  • Management of cash receipts and petty cash.
  • Proper receipting of goods and services and establishment of accruals.
  • Ensure that an orderly and systematic filing system is maintained in the finance unit for efficient and timely retrieval of files. Maintenance of the proper filing system, including hard and soft copy ones, for financial records and documents. Retrieve files or documents as necessary.

Print, scan vouchers and financial documents

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field. Specialized certificate in administration is an advantage. Relevant Masters Degree preferred.
  • One year of relevant working experience in Project Cycle Management, Administration, Procurement, Finance and HR.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows-based applications, integrated web-based management systems and spreadsheets
  • Excellent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashtu.
12 Months
  • One year of relevant working experience in Project Cycle Management, Administration, Procurement, Finance and HR.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows-based applications, integrated web-based management systems and spreadsheets
  • Excellent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashtu.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit
  • One year of relevant working experience in Project Cycle Management, Administration, Procurement, Finance and HR.
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Office, Windows-based applications, integrated web-based management systems and spreadsheets
  • Excellent written and spoken English, Dari and Pashtu.
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Working in Teams

Regional Field Operations Specialist 15 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
15 April 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of UNESP Deputy Chief Electoral Advisor / Project Manager (DCEA), Senior Electoral Operations Specialist and direct supervision of the Field Operations Specialist. The International UNV (IUNV) – Regional Field Operations Specialist will be embedded with the Independent Election Commission (IEC), and will ensure effective operational support in the execution of services and processes in the interest of the IEC and UNESP. The International UNV Regional Field Operations Sepcialist will promote a client, quality and results-orientated approach, while undertaking the following tasks:

  • Provides support and assistance in the daily operation of the IEC Provincial Offices;
  • Support the IEC Field Operations department on best practices for managing a large-scale election operation in the field in an unsecure environment;
  • Advise and assist the IEC to formulate and implement a systematic electoral cycle management framework at field level;
  • Develop and advise on implementation strategies to strengthening coordination systems between IEC HQ and provincial offices;
  • Advise the IEC on the formulation and implementation of appropriate security policies, guidelines, and measures, in liaison with relevant Afghan Security Agencies (ANSFs);
  • Manage and support the Capacity Development of IEC Provincial Staff and ensure that their work is informed by and in sync with the IEC HQ Field Operations.

  1. Provides support and assistance in the daily operation of IEC Provincial Offices.

  • Supports and assists the day to day management of the IEC Provincial Offices in line with instructions, and operational needs as identified.
  • Provides liaison between IEC HQ, UNESP HQ with the dessimination of information and operational instructions to IEC Provincial Offices.
  • Coordinates with UN agencies and other international agencies/bodies, particularly UNAMA Central Region Office, at the regional and provincial level on electoral operational and administrative related matters.
  • Coordinates security related issues with the UNESP Field Security Specialist to both IEC HQ and IEC Provincial Offices in support of the transmission of information and appropriate support actions.
  • Works closely with the UNAMA Central Region office to be the link between UNDP / UNESP / UNAMA in operational and administrative related election activities and the sharing of information and reports vis-à-vis.

  1. Support the IEC Field Operations department on best practices for managing a large-scale election operation in the field in an unsecure environment.

  • Provides advice, assistance and support to the IEC Provincial Electoral Officers on all electoral, and where required, administrative matters.
  • Provides timely advice to the IEC at Provincial level on key activities in the different phases of the election cycle events and operations: finalization of polling centers, movement plans, voting, counting and announcement of results and other related activities.
  • Develops planning mechanisms with IEC counterparts for each phase of the electoral operation.
  • Participates in Provincial planning and meetings on electoral operations and election security issues.
  • Provide daily advice on reporting, data collection, quality control and the application of universal standards among provincial offices in the conduct of the election and election preparation.
  • Advise on the management of the provision of training of IEC field management and staff using best field operation practices.

  1. Advise and assist the IEC to formulate and implement a systematic electoral cycle management framework at field level.

  • Consult with the IEC to review, prepare, and disseminate appropriate policies, procedures, and guidelines for different components of the operations plan at field level.
  • Provide advisory support to enable IEC to strengthen its operational capacity and institutional preparedness for conduct of future election events by the field operations and provincial offices.

  1. Develop and advise on implementation strategies to strengthening coordination systems between IEC HQ and provincial offices, including:

  • Ensure that the Communication chain and procedures between the IEC HQ and Provincial offices is recognized and implemented on a daily basis.
  • Ensure that Internal reporting mechanisms between IEC HQ and regional and provincial offices is adhered to at all times.
  • Coordination and compilation of technical briefs and instructions for distribution to regional and provincial offices, while ensuring contribution from relevant parties.
  • Overall coordination and information sharing within the IEC on field operations to ensure effective operations management and planning operations in the field.
  • Development of programme and operational reporting frameworks from IEC provincial and regional units, to HQ, to ensure timely flow and documentation of on-going and completed activities, major developments and issues, as well as challenges for immediate management attention.

  1. Advise the IEC on the formulation and implementation of appropriate security policies, guidelines, and measures, in liaison with relevant Afghan Security Agencies (ANSFs).
  • Work and coordinate closely with the UNESP Senior Electoral Operations Specialist, Field Operations Specialist, and other UNESP Technical advisors and other relevant stakeholders on appropriate security plans, policies, guidelines and movement of materials and personnel during the electoral operations.
  • Manage the liaison between UNESP and IEC on assessing and developing regional and provincial infrastructure as approved by the IEC.
  • Advise and support the IEC on establishing and maintaining a sustainable field presence including, communications, facilities and overall long-term sustainability issues at provincial level as directed by IEC HQ.

  1. Manage and support the Capacity Development of IEC Provincial Staff and ensure that their work is informed by and in sync with the IEC HQ Field Operations.
  • Engages in capacity development of IEC National counterparts and fosters national ownership.
  • Focuses on capacity building within the provincial IEC ofices in the conduct of all election cycle events and operations.
  • Enhances the capacity of the IEC staff - with a view to significantly reducing reliance on international experts in administering future elections.
  • Enhances the capacity of the IEC provincial offices to provide effective training/briefings to all IEC Operations Staff (including full-time and temporary).
  • Champion gender mainstreaming within the IEC provincial level though the sensitization of the Provincial IEC staff on the IEC Gender Strategy.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Master degree or equivalent
  • University Master’s Degree preferably with a focus on preferably in the field of Management, Political Science, International Relations, Electoral Policy, Law, or other related fields, Bachelor’s Degree in the same fields is acceptable.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience (Bachelor’s Degree) or 5 years (Masters Degree) in field operations, project management in challenging environments, managing staff and operational systems.
  • Experienced in electoral operations and capacity development of electoral administration.
  • Practical experience in Elections is essential.
  • Knowledge of the UN system is desirable and familiarity with UNDP procedures is highly desirable.
  • Proven team building and leadership skills.
  • Advanced computer skills and strong knowledge of various software including Excel, Power-Point and Word.
  • Previous experience in Afghanistan an advantage; including knowledge of Afghanistan’s culture, tradition and Islamic context an advantage.
84 Months
  • Minimum 7 years of experience (Bachelor’s Degree) or 5 years (Masters Degree) in field operations, project management in challenging environments, managing staff and operational systems.
  • Experienced in electoral operations and capacity development of electoral administration.
  • Practical experience in Elections is essential.
  • Knowledge of the UN system is desirable and familiarity with UNDP procedures is highly desirable.
  • Proven team building and leadership skills.
  • Advanced computer skills and strong knowledge of various software including Excel, Power-Point and Word.
  • Previous experience in Afghanistan an advantage; including knowledge of Afghanistan’s culture, tradition and Islamic context an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
  • University Master’s Degree preferably with a focus on preferably in the field of Management, Political Science, International Relations, Electoral Policy, Law, or other related fields, Bachelor’s Degree in the same fields is acceptable.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience (Bachelor’s Degree) or 5 years (Masters Degree) in field operations, project management in challenging environments, managing staff and operational systems.
  • Experienced in electoral operations and capacity development of electoral administration.
  • Practical experience in Elections is essential.
  • Knowledge of the UN system is desirable and familiarity with UNDP procedures is highly desirable.
  • Proven team building and leadership skills.
  • Advanced computer skills and strong knowledge of various software including Excel, Power-Point and Word.
  • Previous experience in Afghanistan an advantage; including knowledge of Afghanistan’s culture, tradition and Islamic context an advantage.
No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Creativity, Leadership, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

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Application deadline: 15 April 2021

Project Coordinator 20 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP China
Open

Project Coordinator

National Specialist
UNDP
China
Beijing, Taipei, Jinan, Kunming, Hefei, Chongzuo, Nanning (CHN)
English,Chinese
17 May 2021
12 months
20 April 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of UNDP and CICETE, as well as the direct supervision of the National Project Director of Project Management Office (PMO) for Neixiang Project, the National UN volunteer’s (NUNV) work will mainly focus on the local implementation of a poverty reduction and sustainable development demonstration project in impoverished area, and support projects relevant to rural capacity building. She/he assists in advocating and mainstreaming the rights-based approach to development programming and implementation. The job involves maintaining constructive relationships with local partners in Henan, goverenments, private sector, civil society organizations, other UN agencies, and donors, coordinating related issues to ensure project completion on time.

The project will introduce advanced development concepts, enhance the understanding and capacity of leading cadres and civil servants, mobilize the private sector, social forces and other stakeholders to actively participate in local sustainable development, community governance, ecotourism, inclusive finance, an improvement of public services, especially the well-being of women, youth and children. This project focuses on promoting international cooperation in the field of sustainable development, gernerating and sharing knowledge and experience, strengthening public-private partnerships, integrating relevant technologies and financial resources, advancing innovative working modality, and engaging more key stakeholders in the process of addressing environmental challenges, rural revitalisation, public services, inequality, climate change, conserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable development.

Specifically, the NUNV is expected to perform the following functions:

  • Guiding the project implementation
  • Support implementing partners to manage process according to the UNDP Project Management System and related requirements. Organize implementation and management training sessions if it is necessary.
  • Support implementing partners to complete formal management, implementation, and other related regulations.
  • Report to CICETE and UNDP on any irregularity of implementation in a timely manner.
  • Project Monitoring
  • Monitor and record project activities, output, impact qualitatively and quantitatively, as well as related risks (Pay special attention on the participation and benefit received for low-income families and women).
  • Complete project progress report, monthly, quarterly and annually to CICETE and UNDP both in Chinese and English.
  • Attend project implementation assessment meeting (at least once in each county monthly).
  • Monitor the whole implementing process and make adjustment and provide solution to ensure the delivery rate of the project.
  • Assist project management
  • Assist to make project and budget plans.
  • Coordinate with program participants to carry out related activities.
  • Assist specialist and subcontracting organizations to conduct various events.
  • Assist fund raising and resources inputs.
  • Assist project audit and assessment.
  • Assist other project-related activities.
  • Case Summary
  • Provide relevant cases of poverty alleviation work (at least monthly)
  • Provide case report, including helpful experience summary, problem analysis, policy advocacy (at least one report per year)
  • Partnership management

Maintain sound relationship with various stakeholders, including but not limited to UNDP, CICETE, governments at all levels, local project implementation agencies, cooperation units, domestic and foreign experts, audit and assessment agencies.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree or above, major in relevant subjects, such as rural development, economic management, public management, social work, etc.
36 Months

Professional experience:

· At least three years of working experience in rural development

· Previous experience in/with the UN, including solid knowledge of UN/UNDP programme and operations, policies and procedures an asset.

General Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and other office software
  • Possess volunteer spirit and passion
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • Good health condition and able to adapt to the difficult conditions in less developped areas

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other development programme/project experience
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of China and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Please note that international travel to the duty station is not covered by UNV.

Application deadline: 20 April 2021

Integrated Warehouse Assistant [Data and Asset Management] 12 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
12 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Integrated Warehouse (IW), the duties of the Integrated Warehouse Assistant [Data and Asset Management] will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Create and enforce policies for effective data management.

  • Formulate techniques for quality data collection to ensure adequacy, accuracy and legitimacy of data.

  • Devise and implement efficient and secure procedures for data handling and analysis with attention to all technical aspects in Umoja.

  • Support others in the daily use of Umoja systems and ensure adherence to legal and IWs standards.

  • Assist with reports and data extraction when needed.

  • Development of a meaningful transaction history file of assets using both manual and automated Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) tools such as UMOJA and requisite reporting abilities and capabilities.

  • Conduct accurate inventory performance analysis using the following metrics: service levels, comparative forecast calculations, unusual usage, safety/contingency stock calculator, minimum/maximum analysis, excess inventory analysis, ranking (ABC) analysis;

  • Manage analysis and performance monitoring of the effectiveness and execution of asset control procedures in the IWs;

  • Ensure accountability and proper tracking mechanisms to meet the expected organizational standards and goals;

  • Verify the accuracy of the data recorded/updated in the assets control system.

  • Monitor and verify accuracy of inventory data captured in the Inventory Management System UMOJA or equivalent systems.

  • Identify discrepancies in the inventory and liaise with asset holders to resolve problems, when required.

  • Create customized views through Business Intelligence Reports or other reporting tools in order to analyze inventory status, as required;

  • Monitor the assets and material in the Integrated Warehouse;

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

  • Perform any other related task as required by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Logistics, Warehouse, Supply Chain, Business Administration, OR any other related field.

36 Months

At least a minimum of 3 years post-school working experience as a data manager/analyst and warehouse environment, property control work, inventory management assignments in a reputable organization. An equivalent accumulated amount of field experience, and good knowledge and experience of Inventory Management Systems and understanding of the policies and related procedures.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Inventory, asset and warehouse management
  • Quarterly monitoring report is produced and evaluated, and corrective measures identified, and implementation plan produced.

  • 100% data accuracy in UMOJA (or equivalent ERP) Inventory Management system for both expendable and non-expendable assets

  • Zero discrepancy tolerance.

  • Development of capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, when working with national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs);

  • Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment;

  • 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.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 12-04-2021

Medical Officer 13 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Medical Officer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
13 April 2021

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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Clinical Duties:

  • Undertake day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. walk-in clinic, emergencies, pre-placement and periodic medical examinations, immunizations, etc; Participate in addressing work environment and occupational health issues;
  • Handle medico-surgical emergencies
  • Organize and deliver Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and first aid training to United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the DR Congo staff;
  • Manage Medical staff in the field office including emergency response, medevac and other clinic activities.
  • On call for emergencies when and as required.
  • Shifts work as required by CMO (Chief Medical Officer)
  • Ensure that disease preventive measures for epidemics including Covid 19, Ebola and other transmissible diseases and non-infection diseases is undertaken regularly and followed up.

Medico Administrative Duties:

  • Liaise with UN-Military Medical Units in the mission and host-nation medical facilities;
  • Follow the United Nations established policies and procedures regarding medical clearances, sick leave and medical evacuations;
  • Deputize for a more senior Medical Officer during his/her absence.

Supervision of the Administrative requirements:

  • Manage day-to-day mission medical support operations by ensuring availability of supplies and proper functioning of medical equipment;
  • Ensure that appropriate training programs are implemented in order to maintain and develop the medical capabilities (e.g. health education, HIV/AIDS prevention, first aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation).
  • Ensure that Occupational health and safety of the field office is respected and well maintained.

General:

  • Work implies frequent interaction with the following: Staff at large; staff within work unit, Staff Counsellors, Senior Management throughout the organization and Military Physicians;

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

  • Perform other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree in medicine with an experience of at least 3 years,

36 Months

at least 3 years in related field

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Pharmacy and medical supply
  • Valid license to practice medicine in their home country and/or their country of residence;

  • Basic Life Support, Basic Life Trauma Support, Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support or similar equivalent valid certification will be an asset.

  • Military and/or experience in a post conflict area will be an asset

  • Good computer skills, including proficiency in various MS office applications (Excel, Word, PPP);

  • Good client orientation and service

Yes

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Application deadline: 13-04-2021

Assistant administratif et Financier 15 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Democratic Republic of Congo
UNDP
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
15 April 2021

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

Sous la supervision directe du Coordonnateur National du Projet, le Volontaire ONU national Assistant Administratif et Financier est appelé à assumer les tâches ci-dessous ::

Administration

  • Assurer le suivi des différentes procédures administratives liées à la mise en œuvre du projet y compris les procédures d’achats ;
  • Appuyer l’organisation des réunions, la préparation des ateliers, séminaires et autres rencontres de travail ; prendre des notes lors de ces réunions ;
  • Assurer la programmation et l’organisation des missions externes (autorisation de sécurité, mouvement du personnel, etc.) et la planification de leurs agendas ;
  • Assurer le classement, l’archivage des documents et les correspondances du projet ainsi et assurer le suivi des réponses aux lettres reçues par le bureau du projet ;
  • Assurer le respect des procédures en matière de traitement des correspondances ;
  • Assurer le suivi de l’application des décisions du Comité de pilotage ;
  • Assurer l'appui aux auditeurs externes et internes et missions des bailleurs de fonds pour les questions relatives à l’Administration ;
  • Accueillir et orienter les visiteurs avec professionnalisme ;
  • Superviser le bon fonctionnement des bureaux, afin d’assurer un environnement de travail sain et sécurisé ;
  • Appuyer le Coordonnateur pour toute autre tâche nécessaire au bon suivi du projet

Finances

  • Assurer un suivi global des dépenses du projet au travers d’outils de gestion financières et tenir une matrice des dépenses actualisées pour l’ensemble du Projet ;
  • Assister le coordonnateur du Projet dans la préparation et la vérification des budgets ainsi que dans les projections des dépenses ;
  • Préparer les révisions budgétaires et ajustements financiers ;
  • Veiller à l’exécution rapide des autorisations de paiement ;
  • Garder un contact permanent avec les banques principalement les gestionnaires des comptes bancaires du Projet pour assurer une exécution rapide des ordres donnés ;
  • Assurer l’appui aux auditeurs externes et internes et missions des bailleurs des fonds pour les questions relatives à la gestion financière ;
  • Etablir les bons d’engagement et commandes ;
  • Exécuter toutes autres tâches confiées par le Coordonnateur National du Projet.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Administration and administrative assistance Mandatory
  • Finance, accounting and audit Optional
36 Months
  • L’enregistrement des données et des informations financières fiables a un impact sur la qualité et la mise en œuvre du programme.
  • Une attitude orientée vers la satisfaction des clients produira une image positive d’efficacité du projet
  • Un mécanisme de suivi de la stratégie est fonctionnel et des leçons sont tirées sur une base régulière.

• Le développement des capacités grâce à l'encadrement, le suivi et la formation continue, en travaillant (y compris la supervision) avec le personnel national ou les homologues de la contrepartie (gouvernementale ou non-gouvernementale, y compris les partenaires d'exécution (IP); • La perspective de l'âge, du genre et de la diversité (AGD) est systématiquement appli-quée, intégrée et documentée dans toutes les activités tout au long de l‘affectation • Un rapport des réalisations dans le domaine du volontariat pour la paix et le développe-ment pendant l’affectation, comme par exemple le nombre de volontaires mobilisés, la participation aux activités et la contribution au développement des capacités.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit, Administration and administrative assistance

sciences économiques, gestion financières/comptable, administration ou une autre discipline pertinente

No

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

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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la République du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République du Congo ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 15-04-2021

Les candidatures féminines et les personnes vivant avec handicap sont fortement encouragées.

Telecommunications Assistant 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Telecommunications Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
21 April 2021

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

Within delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the ICT operations Officer of the location, the Telecommunications Assistant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Install, commission, and maintain HF base and mobile transceivers; HF email systems; VHF and UHF base stations, repeaters, mobile, and handheld units; tetra systems; Digital Microwave Links including VSAT system.

  • Erect antenna masts and install wide range of VHF/UHF and HF antennas.

  • Assist in pre-planning VHF/UHF/HF network configuration; coordinate rigging requirements.

  • Program transceivers installing appropriate frequencies and other pre-set technical parameters.

  • Ensure UHF/VHF repeater interconnectivity for maximum coverage.

  • Conduct HF field strength measurements and propagation tests; ascertain the best night/day frequencies; monitor frequency efficiency; advises the supervisor accordingly.

  • Identify the source of any man-made radio interference; implement remedial action; recommend any changes of frequencies required; and advise the supervisor accordingly.

  • Provide connectivity to telephony services.

  • Install and maintain auxiliary/alternate power systems.

  • Perform other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Technical/Vocational diploma

College Diploma or equivalent post-secondary education certificate

60 Months

at least 5 years working experience with computers

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management, Telecommunications systems
  • College Diploma or equivalent post-secondary education certificate.

  • Fully proficient and familiar with Windows programs, especially Access, Word, Excel and other

  • Must have at least 5 years working experience with computers.

  • Prior Military or Police Communications Center experience would be an asset.

  • Previous working knowledge with radio communications equipment desirable or.

  • Valid driving license.

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • Computer literacy, ability to manage and adopt new procedures.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 21-04-2021

GIS Specialist 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

GIS Specialist

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
21 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of GIS, duties of the GIS Specialist will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in timely preparation, maintenance and provision of geographic information and maps in support of the mission’s operations;

  • Collect, process and evaluate geographic data, including vector, raster and thematic data;

  • Compile large-scale operation maps and small-scale briefing/report maps;

  • Archive mission geographic data and maintain and update geo-database system;

  • Assist in providing geographic information training and education programmes for mission staff;

  • Participate in field recognizance survey, road assessment using the Global Position System (GPS), the mobile data collection solutions and preparation of reports;

  • Conduct aerial missions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) to collect aerial photography of the areas of Interest for MONUSCO’s operations.

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

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in GIS, Surveying, Geography and/or related field

48 Months

At least 4 years in GIS and geo-spatial related information technology are required;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing

Computer and related Skills:

  • Experience with database management and geo-database systems is desirable;

  • Practical experience in image processing using software ArcGIS and ERDAS software is required;

  • Practical experience for conduction air missions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) is desirable;

  • Knowledge and practical experience of using various types of GPS for data collection; Knowledge and practical experience with MS Office, ArcInfo, ArcEditor, ArcView, and its extensions such as 3D analyst or Spatial analyst is desirable;

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 21-04-2021

Fire Marshall Assistant 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Fire Marshall Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
21 April 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Chief Aviation Officer and Chief Air Terminal/Airfield Unit, the Air Operations Assistant (Fire Marshal) will be responsible, but not limited, for the following duties:

  • Conduct Emergency Crash Rescue (ECR) operations, emergency plan and lead a fire fighting team.

  • Supervise fire assistant crew and shift activities for the daily operations of the fire cell.

  • Provide guidance and supervision in training, inspections, and maintenance to ensure personnel and equipment maintain a high state of fire-fighting readiness and the ability to interpret and enforce fire prevention codes.

  • Communicate with the public, workers, and other emergency personnel.

  • Monitor all aircraft start.

  • Monitor refueling and de-fueling operations.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Technical or vocational Diploma/License in Air Transport/Flight Operations, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment is required.

60 Months

At least 5 years experience in related domain

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Firefighting and rescue services
  • Computer skills: Proficient in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word,) and other IT applications

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 21-04-2021

Board of Inquiry Officer 21 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Board of Inquiry Officer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
21 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Board of Inquiry Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Liaise with relevant offices in the Civilian, Police and Military components for Investigation Reports and pertinent documentation;

  • Establish a rapport with related counterparts/clients (i.e. Force Provost Marshal, Chief Military Personnel Officer, Chief Force Police Unit, Office of the Force Commander, Military Legal Adviser, Chief Conduct and Discipline, Chief Security Adviser, Chief Medical Officer, Chief Military Personnel Officer);

  • Prior to convening Board of Inquiry, review the Investigation Report and/or all relevant documentation to the case to identify the grey areas, missing information, gaps, discrepancies and contradictions which require to be addressed; identify parties forming the subject matter of the action and/or witnesses to be interviewed for clarification purposes;

  • Confirm the availability of nominated Board members from the Roster, avoiding conflict of interest;

  • Draft BOI Convening Order and ‘case-specific’ Terms of Reference for review/approval of the Unit/Section Chief, the Office of Legal Affairs, the Convening Authority, and the Head of Mission;

  • Ensure that Board members receive Legal and Administrative Briefing; administer ‘Undertaking of Confidentiality’;

  • During proceedings, perform an advisory role to the Board and provide guidance in accordance with the Terms of Reference and the applicable UN rules/regulations/directives/administrative instructions and ensure that the Board is focused on the issues before them;

  • Provide adequate clerical, logistical and communication support to the individual Boards during proceedings;

  • Participate in on-site visits and take notes of all observations on the ground;

  • Locate and arrange for interview of witnesses beforehand and allowing the parties to be prepared and/or to refresh the facts of the case;

  • Obtain Witness Attestations, take statements ensuring relevant questions are addressed; if not, advise the Chairman; prepare and forward completed Statements for review and obtain signatures;

  • Monitor progress on the case, keeping in mind the deadline for submission of the final report according to the SOPs for BOI;

  • Specific to the BOI report, ensure findings and methodology possess the requisite integrity and merit, and that all avenues to the inquiry have been exhausted; ensure that the report is format-compliant, structured and unambiguous in its expression;

  • Ensure that the recommendations are practical, feasible and implementable;

  • Forward the draft BOI Report to the Legal Office for review, comments and/or approval;

  • If applicable, forward the comments and concerns by the Legal Office to the Board members for their further consideration;

  • Upon its approval by the Legal Office, compile the BOI case file, complete with annexes and the signed Final BOI Report for review, comments and/or approval by the Unit/Section Chief, Office of Legal Affairs and the Head of Mission;

  • On behalf of the Head of Mission, draft transmittal memoranda for the Under-Secretary-General for Field Support (USG/DFS) summarizing the facts of the case and ensuring accuracy, paying close attention to grammar, language, coherence, chronology, tone, style and format; draft transmittal memoranda to relevant offices, indicating how the Board arrived at the recommendations and requesting its implementation;

  • Follow-up with relevant offices to ensure the recommendations have been implemented as requested by the Head of Mission;

  • Scan the finalized BOI case files to the various databases, including BOI Tracker;

  • Inform Conduct and Discipline Team, should misconduct on a case be established on a BOI;

  • Monitor and record movement of BOI case files in circulation;

  • Maintain a proactive and dynamic approach to problem solving related to the assigned case portfolio and the Unit’s workload;

  • Provide back-up support during the absence of other colleagues;

  • Ensure timely, professional and effective response to enquiries;

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

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

1st level University degree in business administration, social sciences, law, humanities or related area is required.

36 Months

3-4 years Experience in analytical report writing is required. Experience in Board of Inquiry or any other entity involved in investigative proceedings is desirable. Experience in handling confidential documents is an advantage and familiarity with function-related provisions of United Nations Rules, Regulations, Manuals and Policy Documents is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance, Other science experience

Experience in analytical report writing is required. Experience in Board of Inquiry or any other entity involved in investigative proceedings is desirable. Experience in handling confidential documents is an advantage and familiarity with function-related provisions of United Nations Rules, Regulations, Manuals and Policy Documents is desirable.

Computer skills: Microsoft Office suite.

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO. For this position, fluency in oral and written English is required ; Working knowledge of French is desirable.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 21-04-2021