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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Human Rights Associate 30 September 2020 Nat. Specialist OHCHR State of Palestine
OHCHR
State of Palestine
Ramallah (PSE)
English,Arabic
15 November 2020
6 months with possibility of extension
30 September 2020

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

Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Head of Office/Head of Monitoring, and the direct guidance of the Human Rights Officer responsible for the monitoring of the West Bank, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in the gathering of information and documentation of specific cases of human rights violations, including supporting in the interviewing of victims and witnesses;
  • Assist in the compilation and analysis of situational information on the human rights situation in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, including for the daily situation reports, biweekly reports and other internal reporting;
  • Assist in the compilation, organisation and analysis of data on human rights issues in the oPt;
  • Assist the office in the maintenance of a strong network of local partners for the regular exchange of information, including through social media and other means;
  • Assist upon request in the capacity-building and protection cluster activities, including organisation of meetings and field visits, communication with partners, and related tasks;
  • Assist the office to ensure the integration of gender perspectives and attention to specific women rights issues within all OHCHR activities;
  • Assist in drafting and preparing public information material including social media updates, PowerPoint presentations and other written material.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree preferably in law, human rights, political or social sciences or other relevant field

36 Months
  • Knowledge of human rights and experience in monitoring human rights issues is required
  • Knowledge of and experience working on women’s rights issues desirable.
  • Fully proficient computer skills including use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheets, internal databases, internet mining, etc;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

This is a National Specialist UN Volunteer assignment with monthly VLA payment of ILS 4724.83. Only applications from “Palestinians” living in Jerusalem and West Bank will be considered.

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 with Application Code.

* 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. Lastly, select the special call with Application Code .

You can only apply if you have created your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

Watch this video for the specific steps you must follow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT5uJ_FolWU

Administrative Assistant 08 October 2020 Nat. Specialist OHCHR Lebanon
OHCHR
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English
Immediate
6 months
08 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Administrative Assistant will:

  • General Administration:
    • Draft routine correspondence;
    • Maintain files of rules, regulations, administrative instructions and other related documentation;
    • Maintain up-to-date work unit files (both paper and electronic);
    • Coordinate extensively with programme units and liaise frequently with internal team members in the field and at headquarters;
  • Budget and Finance
    • Review status of relevant expenditures and compares with approved budget;
    • Review requisitions for goods and services to ensure that correct objects of expenditure have been charged and availability of funds;
    • Assist in the preparation of budget performance submissions;
  • Human Resources
    • Initiate, process, monitor, review and follow-up on actions related to the administration of the office’s human resource activities (e.g., recruitment, placement, relocation, promotion, performance appraisal, job classification reviews, separation, training, etc.), ensuring consistency in the application of regulations and procedures;
    • Maintains and reviews organizational staffing tables;
  • Contract Administration
    • Assist with day-to-day administration of contracts between the UN and external contractors for outsourced services;
    • Audits the contractors’ invoices against the goods and services provided by the contractor and approved by the UN;
    • Process the payment of contractor invoices and monitor payments;
    • Prepare and process all UN forms and permissions for contractual and programme unit, section or service UN staff including UN grounds passes, property passes, swipe card access and door keys;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in administrative services, finance, accounting, audit, human resources or related area is required; experience with the UN’s administrative system, budgetary system and financial reporting is a significant asset;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment; experience with Inspira and Umoja an asset;
  • Have affinity with or interest in human rights and volunteerism, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
No

Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.
b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail
c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments
f. Click “Submit my profile”
g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Administrative Assistant (LBNR000346) click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Administrative Assistant (LBNR000346)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.