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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

Communication and Partnerships Coordinator 25 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
25 April 2021

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

  • Act as the main focal point between the core communications team and programme clusters.

  • Provide support on the drafting of minutes, reports, speeches, talking points, success stories, press statements, newsletter and website articles.
  • Coordinate, organize and facilitate meetings; Prepare agendas, minutes, and follow-ups with relevant partners.
  • Assist with production of English language donor materials such as briefing notes, "thank you letters", and donor visibility materials.
  • Act as the focal point for supporting the fast and efficient follow up with partners (Donors, Vertical Funds, Government, IFI's, Private Sector, Foundations and UN agencies)
  • Maintains the Donor database and support the production of concept notes and proposals for potential new partners.
  • Support coordination of Government counterparts and maintains the Government counterpart database.
  • Liaise with projects to ensure a cooperative approach towards communications and partnership.

  • Support the CO with national and international media engagement and mobilization.
  • Develop sustainable relationships with representatives of the press at the local, national, and international levels.
  • Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and management by regularly organizing trainings to project staff on communications and partnership.

  • Support design and implementation of the CO communication strategy based on the corporate communications strategy.
  • Support the CO and UNDP projects in the design and branding guidelines of other outreach-oriented print materials.
  • Increase visibility of UNDP's mandate and goals through contributing to the public website and social media use.
  • Produce high-quality photography, videography and other digital media products for CO and the programme pillar, as required.
  • Pitch UNDP successes to the media and manage dissemination of information to the public; including oversee the development of TV spots and radio announcements.
  • Support Country Office communications unit in designing and developing publications when required.
  • Translate English material translation to Pashto and Dari and vice-versa.
  • Support event planning to promote UNDP messages among partners, beneficiaries and other.
  • Coordinate with online UNVs to support the CO written materials.
  • Any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, business administration, or any other bachelor's degree accepted with a diploma or certificate in relevant field.
36 Months
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience.
  • Excellent writing skills
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Leadership, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

UNV Community Volunteers Coordinator 29 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Bangladesh
UNDP
Bangladesh
Dhaka (BGD)
English,Bengali
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 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 Country Coordinator of UNV Bangladesh and close coordination with the Operations Manager of LIUPC project, UNV Community Volunteer Coordinator will deliver the following tasks:

  • The UNV Community Volunteers Coordinator will develop a detailed work plan including recruitment strategy for recruiting 131 Community Volunteers for LIUPC projects
  • They will provide all necessary support to the UNV Bangladesh and UNDP project team to facilitate recruitment for CUNVs, who will be based at 19 cities of the country. The UN Volunteers will closely work with the UNV Programme Assistant of UNV Bangladesh, who is responsible for HR functions.
  • Undertake tasks all the pertinent steps of day-to-day recruitment and HR actions including screening, coordination with candidates, long-short listing, arranging tests, drafting interview reports, reference checks, checking insurance papers of the candidates, medical clearances, drafting contract paper, compiling all data, create database as such in close coordination with UNVPA
  • Create an efficient database to maintain files for CUNVs for pre and post deployment time
  • During recruitment process, the UN Volunteers shall verify the documents of educational, professional qualifications based on the copies submitted
  • They will maintain day-to-day close coordination with UNDP project and UNV Bangladesh team and update
  • Ensure confidentiality in all procedures and exchanges of information.
  • Liaise with Municipality, Volunteers, pertinent local government stakes and the project for completing different steps to complete the recruitment and hiring processes for CUNVs
  • Regular coordination with the project and UNDP operations on logistical/travel/operational support for CUNVs
  • Provide all relevant support to the serving UN Volunteers and respond to their queries and maintain excellent with UN agencies and other partners
  • Conduct all procurement, financial tasks under the guidance of Programme Analyst and close coordination of UNVPA and project management
  • Provide day-to-day all necessary support to UNV office and project in terms of volunteer management, volunteer support and such issues
  • Provide support for monthly payroll and other allowances for UN Volunteers with liaising UNV office and UNDP
  • Plan and secure context appropriate Volunteer Living Allowance and other entitlements’ disbursement mechanism;
  • Plan community volunteer reporting.
  • Maintain volunteer files, manage leave records of volunteers and build an efficient documentation system for FU
  • Support selected candidates and volunteers to upload required documents in VMAM; (e.g. vendor form, health certificate / medical clearance, education credentials, identity information, beneficiary form, other)
  • Support bank accounts opening or if required secure alternative payment method in consultation with host entity and UNV HQ;
  • Support partner agency to design and provide context specific pre-deployment training: UN Community Volunteers Conditions of Service (COS), eService Leave Management, mandatory UNV online trainings and other project-specific trainings;
  • Responsible for volunteer files completeness including leave related information (in VMAM);
  • Capture lessons learnt on volunteer identification, selection, recruitment and management and possibly project success stories and share with UNV and host entity.
  • Support UN Community Volunteer reporting in relevant UNV systems.
  • Liaise with host entity and UNV with regards to contract extensions.
  • Undertake auto-didactic course on all relevant matters related to Volunteer Management Cycle in the first 2 weeks of assignment.
  • Perform duties such as logistic supports, circulating corporate emails, dispatching outgoing emails, locating files
  • Perform other duties as guided by the supervisor
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in an area relevant to community or social development, project management or human resource management.

36 Months
  • At least 2/3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in community development, programme management or human resource management.
  • Experience working in an international NGO or in the UN is an asset;
  • Experience with following established administrative processes
  • Experience developing new/innovative administrative processes an asset:
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Translation skills are an asset;
  • Knowledge of the local project context including local languages and security issues;
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners including grassroots community members;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in working with UN and trust in volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management, Administration and administrative assistance
  • HR/admin functions
  • Capacity Building
  • Report writing
  • Training
  • Communication
  • Coordination
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of
your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
This is a National UN Volunteer Specialist assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the
status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

UNV Community Organizer 29 April 2021 Community Volunteer UNDP Bangladesh
UNDP
Bangladesh
Dhaka, Chittagong, Comilla, Gazipur (BGD)
English,Bengali
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Under the overall supervision, control and guidance of the Town Manager and with direct day-to-day supervision by the Infrastructure & Housing Experts of NUPRP and Close collaboration with Slum Development Officer/Town Planner of Municipality/City Corporation the National UNV Community Organizer will undertake the following but not limited to tasks:

  1. Assist Implementation of Settlement Improvement Fund
  • Assist CDC to preparation of SIF community contract.
  • Effective communication with CDC, Cluster and Infrastructure & Housing Expert/ Engineer to prepare the community contract.
  • To assist the community organization to effective communication with the vendor or supplier during the SIF community contract implementation.
  • To ensure that the SIF contract will implement as per the approved design and proposal with quality control.
  • Formation the Community purchase committee and provide training to increase the capacity of Community purchase committee.
  • Assist the community to need based survey, progress monitoring for the infrastructure and house to house survey etc.
  • To assist the I&H Expert for planning, implementation and progress monitoring for the SIF infrastructure.
  • Assist to coordination with Community purchase committee and Social audit committee
  • Assist the community to operation and maintenance the infrastructure properly
  1. Organized the Poor and Extreme Poor urban community & Conduct capacity building activities for Community Organizations
  • Facilitate Federation/Clusters/CDCs to conduct their regular monthly meeting
  • Facilitate capacity building training, Meeting, workshop or Seminar for the CDCs/Clusters/ Federation leaders, Social Audit Committees, Purchase Committees and elected representatives.
  • Organize exchange/Learning visits for community members, Local Government representatives
  • Form Social Audit Committee (SAC) and conduct capacity building training and orientation
  • Form Community Purchase Committee (PC) and conduct their capacity building training and orientation
  1. Assist to capacity building
  • Facilitate Community Mobilisation activities and develop community organizations at urban poor settlement areas in the city
  • Support in identification of urban poor communities and extremely poor groups
  • Facilitate the preparation of Community Action Plans (CAP) by the community organizations and ensure CAP report
  • Prepare community mobilization report in the prescribed formats and submit to supervisor and update the report periodically.
  1. Facilitate Savings & Credit operation activities with urban poor peoples into his/her assigned areas to improve their capacity
  • Facilitate the development and monitoring of savings and credit groups in the community in accordance with project guidelines
  • Support Community Organizations to resolve community conflicts regarding Savings & Credit activities
  • Facilitate CDCs, Clusters/Federation to conduct Annual Profit calculation of Savings & Credit operation and its proper distribution & management
  1. Facilitate effective implementation of Socio Economic Fund (SEF) grants and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
  • Orient CDCs/Clusters leaders to establish selection criteria and identify interested beneficiaries for SEF grants
  • Facilitate in preparing socio-economic development contracts for poverty reduction by the communities
  • Support to Community Facilitator to planning and implementing awareness session regarding Nutrition and Stop Early Marriage and Violence Against Women & Girls (VAWG).

  1. Facilitate proper implementation of Nutrition activities at urban poor communities
  • Support in identification of Nutrition target groups (i.e. Pregnant women, Lactating mother,
  • Facilitate the process to provide conditional nutrition grants support for under 2 children
  1. Organize and facilitate assessment, monitoring and Evaluation with urban poor peoples at city level
  • Support in urban poverty assessment, CCVA , study and research initiated by the programme at city/town
  • Support in outreach and data collection of PG members registration process
  • Facilitate the preparation of participatory urban appraisal surveys with the communities to determine the socio-economic and climate resilient development needs of the poor communities
  1. Maintain effective communication, coordination with programme beneficiaries and others key stakeholders under the programme at city level
  • Maintain regular communication and coordination with project staffs, Councilors, LGIs officials and others key stakeholders of the project and provide need base support.
Secondary education

Minimum Higher Secondary Certification (HSC) or equivalent. Bachelors’ Degree in relevant field is preferable. A minimum of 3 (three) years of similar experiences.

36 Months
  • At least three years of relevant experiences in urban community development or urban poverty reduction programmes
  • Experience in working with local communities, society partners, municipal government officials.
  • Demonstrate working experience in the field of community mobilization, settlement improvement, socio economic development, training and capacity development.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Training
  • Capacity Building
  • Small Infrastructure Design and Planning
  • Coordination
  • Budget preparation
  • Report writing
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of
your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
This is National UN community Volunteer Specialist assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the
status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

UNV Community Organizer 29 April 2021 Community Volunteer UNDP Bangladesh
UNDP
Bangladesh
Patuakhali (BGD)
English,Bengali
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Under the overall supervision, control and guidance of the Town Manager and with direct day-to-day supervision by the Infrastructure & Housing Experts of NUPRP and Close collaboration with Slum Development Officer/Town Planner of Municipality/City Corporation the National UNV Community Organizer will undertake the following but not limited to tasks:

  1. Assist Implementation of Settlement Improvement Fund
  • Assist CDC to preparation of SIF community contract.
  • Effective communication with CDC, Cluster and Infrastructure & Housing Expert/ Engineer to prepare the community contract.
  • To assist the community organization to effective communication with the vendor or supplier during the SIF community contract implementation.
  • To ensure that the SIF contract will implement as per the approved design and proposal with quality control.
  • Formation the Community purchase committee and provide training to increase the capacity of Community purchase committee.
  • Assist the community to need based survey, progress monitoring for the infrastructure and house to house survey etc.
  • To assist the I&H Expert for planning, implementation and progress monitoring for the SIF infrastructure.
  • Assist to coordination with Community purchase committee and Social audit committee
  • Assist the community to operation and maintenance the infrastructure properly
  1. Organized the Poor and Extreme Poor urban community & Conduct capacity building activities for Community Organizations
  • Facilitate Federation/Clusters/CDCs to conduct their regular monthly meeting
  • Facilitate capacity building training, Meeting, workshop or Seminar for the CDCs/Clusters/ Federation leaders, Social Audit Committees, Purchase Committees and elected representatives.
  • Organize exchange/Learning visits for community members, Local Government representatives
  • Form Social Audit Committee (SAC) and conduct capacity building training and orientation
  • Form Community Purchase Committee (PC) and conduct their capacity building training and orientation
  1. Assist to capacity building
  • Facilitate Community Mobilisation activities and develop community organizations at urban poor settlement areas in the city
  • Support in identification of urban poor communities and extremely poor groups
  • Facilitate the preparation of Community Action Plans (CAP) by the community organizations and ensure CAP report
  • Prepare community mobilization report in the prescribed formats and submit to supervisor and update the report periodically.
  1. Facilitate Savings & Credit operation activities with urban poor peoples into his/her assigned areas to improve their capacity
  • Facilitate the development and monitoring of savings and credit groups in the community in accordance with project guidelines
  • Support Community Organizations to resolve community conflicts regarding Savings & Credit activities
  • Facilitate CDCs, Clusters/Federation to conduct Annual Profit calculation of Savings & Credit operation and its proper distribution & management
  1. Facilitate effective implementation of Socio Economic Fund (SEF) grants and Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG)
  • Orient CDCs/Clusters leaders to establish selection criteria and identify interested beneficiaries for SEF grants
  • Facilitate in preparing socio-economic development contracts for poverty reduction by the communities
  • Support to Community Facilitator to planning and implementing awareness session regarding Nutrition and Stop Early Marriage and Violence Against Women & Girls (VAWG).

  1. Facilitate proper implementation of Nutrition activities at urban poor communities
  • Support in identification of Nutrition target groups (i.e. Pregnant women, Lactating mother,
  • Facilitate the process to provide conditional nutrition grants support for under 2 children
  1. Organize and facilitate assessment, monitoring and Evaluation with urban poor peoples at city level
  • Support in urban poverty assessment, CCVA , study and research initiated by the programme at city/town
  • Support in outreach and data collection of PG members registration process
  • Facilitate the preparation of participatory urban appraisal surveys with the communities to determine the socio-economic and climate resilient development needs of the poor communities
  1. Maintain effective communication, coordination with programme beneficiaries and others key stakeholders under the programme at city level
  • Maintain regular communication and coordination with project staffs, Councilors, LGIs officials and others key stakeholders of the project and provide need base support.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Minimum Diploma in Civil Engineering from Public Polytechnic Institute. Bachelors’ Degree in relevant field will be given preference.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience or more in urban community development or urban poverty reduction programmes in either donor, NGO or the government sector.

  • Experience in working with local communities, society partners, municipal government officials.

  • Demonstrate working experience in the field of community mobilization, settlement improvement, socio economic development, training and capacity development.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Bengali(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development, Civil engineering and construction supervision, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Training
  • Capacity Building
  • Small Infrastructure Design and Planning
  • Coordination
  • Budget preparation
  • Report writing
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of
your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
This is National UN Community Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (Bangladesh) and legal residents in (Bangladesh) with the
status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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

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

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

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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

Budget & Admin Assistant 22 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Budget & Admin Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
22 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 Chief Life Support Section and Administrative Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Maintain accurate logs for the registration and distribution of all incoming and outgoing mail and ensuring timely receipt of correspondence by addressees;

  • Establish and maintain filing system in respect of all correspondence;

  • Prepare correspondence, memos and email as way of providing support to the heads of the Section units;

  • Assist in the preparation of Budget for the Life Support Section;

  • Assist in the preparation of financial performance report;

  • Responsible for consolidating the Section’s acquisition plan as well as quarterly updates;

  • Responsible for creating shopping carts and earmarked funds;

  • Responsible for invoice processing;

  • Monitoring of service contracts for advertisement in local newspapers;

  • Assist in the recruitment of Individual Contractors and maintenance of their monthly attendance sheet;

  • Assist in consolidating e-performance and contact extension for staff as the end of the contract period;

  • Maintaining a database of all staff within the section;

  • When working with 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;

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Certification/diploma or other supplemental academic qualifications or training in Business Administration, Information Technology, Statistics, Mathematics or other relevant field is desirable.

48 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in international organization is desirable. Previous working experience in data analysis, database management or accounting/budget is highly desirable.

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

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports MONUSCO with professionalism, dedication and client orientation and has affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

Driving license required: Yes

Computer skills: Proficient in various MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to generate ad hoc electronic documents, spreadsheets and databases.

Special Notice:
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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: 22-04-2021