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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Management of Immunization Data Assistant 10 February 2021 Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
10 December 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
10 February 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Regional Advisor /VPI, The Management of Immunization Data Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

  • Receipt and compilation of monthly district level data related to national immunization activities;
  • Manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools, related to Vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) mainly measles and rubella surveillance including sentinel site surveillance for other VPDs;
  • Support countries in Dveloping and reporting on the new Immunization e- Joint Report Form;
  • Support the regional office in finalizing the global WHO Immunization information sytem (WIISE);
  • Support the countries in training on Vaccine Stock and Supply management (VSSM) web applcation;
  • Contribute to analysis of data and production of statistical reports;
  • Maintaining back-up database for immunization data received from the countries;
  • Contribute to providing Monthly Measles rubella bulletin;
  • Contribute to providing ongoing technical support to member states on maintaining and upgrading EPI data management system.
  • Any other relevant task as deemed necessary.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

- University degree in medicine , paramedical studies, Public health or social sciences.

36 Months

- Age: Not over 35 years;

- at least 3 years of experience;

Skill

  • Communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Report writing and presentation skill;
  • Organizational and self-management skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Ability to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work with interdisciplinary and multicultural teams;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Attention to details;
  • Ability to track tasks and projects, and follow up on internal agreements;
  • Understanding of WHO goals, programmes, structure and networks.

Additional skills:

  • Advance knowledge on working with MS office specially MS excel and MS power point,Power BI;
  • Good knowledge on different data manging reportring sodt wares;
  • Ability to work on different statistical program ( SPSS, STATA,..);
  • Competent knowledge and working on Epi Info.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Other communications related experience, Public information and reporting
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Instructions for application:
1. Go to https://vmam.unv.org/
2. Click on “Candidate Signup”
3. Register with UNV database by entering basic personal information
4. Click “Sign Up”
5. Receive notification e-mail to your provided e-mail
6. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
7. Complete all the required sections (experience, education, languages, etc.) under “My Profile”
(Congratulations! Your profile was successfully entered into UNV database and will be considered for future Assignments in Jordan and internationally.
8. Go to “My Page” -> continue to “Special Calls” -> click “Apply” for the assignment -> press "Submit my Application”

Engineering and Infrastructure Officer 27 January 2021 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
27 January 2021

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

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

  • Provide technical and professional advice on major and complex projects to innovate infrastructure, electrical systems and buildings, and on assessing, monitoring and evaluating implementation at different levels of projects;
  • Conduct technical evaluations and analyses of infrastructure;
  • Develop new concepts and approaches to improving or renovating existing installations to ensure a secure energy future, such as conversion to solar energy or other energy sources;
  • Complete the designing of building, including facility management, power load distribution of generators, transformers, solar energy, etc.;
  • Prepare tender documents for procurement of infrastructure services;
  • Coordinate and supervise the implementation of related projects, while ensuring that they adhere to the planning schedule; analyse and plan projects within the OSS Technical Team (OSS-REA-Quality Controller);
  • Conduct quality control from initiation to delivery of projects and end-products;
  • Provide technical assistance as required to country offices;
  • Work closely with REA on subcontracting management (ToRs, bidding technical review);
  • Revise and ensure compliance of delivered products with the TORS and acceptance criteria/quality;
  • Work closely with the Quality Controller (Design Office) on major projects, in order to serve as the link with the Manager, OSS;
  • Perform other duties as requested by management
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Essential: Degree in electrical, mechanical or building services engineering or similar, and for

WHO staff only, equivalent combination of professional training or self-study/work experience

Desirable: B. Sc. in electrical, mechanical or building services engineering.

  • Essential: Degree in electrical, mechanical or building services engineering or similar, and for

WHO staff only, equivalent combination of professional training or self-study/work experience

Desirable: B. Sc. in electrical, mechanical or building services engineering.

60 Months
  • Essential: At least five years of electrical or mechanical engineering, design experience in electrical projects of industrial buildings, project management (construction, mechanical, electrical) at national level, or within multinational companies, or international NGOs or UN agencies. Relevant experience in project management and design, drafting ITB and assessment, electrical or mechanical engineering design across the range of building services/systems. Experience in site investigation and construction reviews.

Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge

  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills with the ability to multi-task, identify and solve problems;
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Sound ability to negotiate and deal with officials with tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner;

Good knowledge and experience with AutoCAD, or ArchiCAD, MS

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other engineering and construction related experience, Electrical engineering

Excellent knowledge of French or English with a good working knowledge of the other language.

No

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Application deadline: 27-01-2021

IHP Technical Officer 27 January 2021 Int. Specialist WHO Egypt
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IHP Technical Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
27 January 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 Programme Area Management, Infectious Hazard Preparedness Unit (IHP) of WHO Health Emergencies, the IHP Technical Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Contribute to the preparation of monitoring and progress reports, briefings, proposals,

reports and communications required for strategic decision making.

  • Design and support case studies to document success stories, best practices and lessons learned concerning the COVID-19 pandemic response and other emerging infectious diseases in EMR context;
  • Support and coordinate evidence gathering exercise/studies on COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases;
  • Support the monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the priority activities under COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases;
  • Prepare and disseminate disease outbreak news, technical documents, updates and assessments to key stakeholders, as required using standard tools and templates
  • Compile and synthesize existing reports and produce manuscripts for knowledge dissemination on COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases in EMR context in scientific journals;
  • Participate in developing and conducting training activities with Member States on management of disease outbreaks and other acute emergencies;
  • Provide input to communications and information products related to COVID-19 and other diseases outbreaks as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher technical diploma in International Relations, social sciences, public policy, public health, or other related field from an accredited academic institution.
60 Months
  • A minimum of five years' experience, at the national and/or international levels, emergency programmes and/or countries in the Region.
  • Working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset.
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. Public Health, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases or area related to emergency;
  • At least two years of relevant professional experience in project management in a public health or closely related field;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Public Health and humanitarian volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Development programme/project administration, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations

- Infectious Hazard Prevention and Preparedness.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, 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.

Application deadline: 27 January 2021

Public Health Officer 26 January 2021 Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
Arabic,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
26 January 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Communicable Diseases Control Technical officer the national UN Volunteer Public Health Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist and coordinate all assigned activities related to control and prevention of communicable diseases; (e.g):hepatitis elimination activities, Blood safety and injection safety, HIV/AIDs & TB tasks, NTDs activities,…etc. in alliance with WHO standards and guidelines.
  • Coordinate the activties with different stakeholders & facilitate communication between WCO & relevant focal points at MoHP and facilitate smooth projects information flow on activities between MoHP and other involved national institutions and partners.
  • Ensure achievement of the agreed tasks and targets.
  • Preparation of draft for materials such as brochures, fact sheets, presentations and press releases that are used to spread information related to a specific health issue.
  • Carrying out desktop research, using a range of methods and sources of data.
  • Support in preliminary drafting of any updates in relevant national guidelines, materials and tools related to communicable diseas.
  • Regular documenintging and archiving of meeting minutes, official letters & requests and reports to ensure alignment of the program activities with the different projects’ objectives.
  • Working as Monitoring and Evaluation for the activities.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • The potential candidate should hold a bachelor degree in medicine and surgery, recently or freshly graduated, preferably with an experience of 2 years in developmental field.
  • Preferably had an experience in contributing in community development services or actiivties.
  • Preferably hold a master degree in public health.
24 Months
  • The potential candidate should hold a bachelor degree in medicine and surgery , recently or freshly graduated, preferably with an experience of 2 years in developmental field.
  • Preferably had an experience in contributing in community development services or actiivties.
  • Preferably has a master degree in public health.
  • Shows intrest to fieldwork.
  • Have a good experience in Microsoft office and entry level experience to some statistical analysis packages.
  • Able to communicate effectively and work in teams.
  • Good Organizational Skills & ability to work under stress.
  • English fluency is a must.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation, Public information and reporting, HIV/AIDS support
No

1. Go to https://vmam.unv.org/
2. Click on “Candidate Signup”
3. Register with UNV database by entering basic personal information
4. Click “Sign Up”
5. Receive notification e-mail to your provided e-mail
6. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
7. Complete all the required sections (experience, education, languages, etc.) under “My Profile”
(Congratulations! Your profile was successfully entered into UNV database and will be considered for future Assignments in Jordan and internationally.
8. Go to “My Page” -> continue to “Special Calls” -> click “Apply” for the assignment -> press "Submit my Application”

Communications Specialist 21 January 2021 Nat. Specialist WHO Turkmenistan
WHO
Turkmenistan
Ashkhabad (TKM)
English,Russian,French,German
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
21 January 2021

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

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

The purpose of this assignment is to support the WHO Country Office in communicating on relevant health issues, developments and findings; promoting the work of WHO at national level; and contributing to communications activities on delivering the European Programme of Work at country and regional levels. Key duties include:

  • To develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate an EPW communications action plan for the WHO Country Office.
  • To plan and develop, with support from Country Office (CO) and RO (Regional Office) staff when necessary, communications messages and products on country work for public and professional groups (policy-makers and health professionals, media, web and social media audiences, and the public).
  • To develop and deliver selected public health and health care campaigns (e.g. communicable and non-communicable diseases, vaccination, mental health, digital health, health care workers, health system developments, universal health coverage, the Sustainable Development Goals), including messages, written and multimedia materials, dissemination and follow-up.
  • To contribute to Regional communications strategies and plans, and coordinate/ share information with the Regional communications team on key communications activities including capacity-building.
  • To network, coordinate and manage the contacts of key communications counterparts among UN partners, authorities and communications outlets at national level.
  • To ensure proper visibility and support to partner engagement initiatives and collaboration (including development partners and donors) through development and dissemination of relevant communications products.
  • To provide support to CO/RO in managing resource partner engagement including assisting in proposal development and reporting.
  • To support the WHO Representative on strategic external and internal communications.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, social and political science, international relations, development studies, communications, public relations, journalism or social sciences.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in communications, or other relevant programmes; experience with social media, web communications, resource mobilization, and media relations is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • German(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting
  • Excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including NGOs, UN partners, national authorities, media, resource partners;
  • 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in public health and the sustainable development agenda, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

Communication, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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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.

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

Application deadline: 21-01-2021

Human Rights and Gender Officer 20 January 2021 Int. Specialist OHCHR Guatemala
OHCHR
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
20 January 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the unit coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide technical assistance to indigenous women and other discriminated women organizations supported by the PROFEM Project, State actors and institutions and other OHCHR partners.
  • Provide technical support to organizations and rights holders for the development of advocacy strategies that aim at mainstreaming gender, including gender analysis, gender data and apply women´s international human rights standards.
  • Provide technical assistance in the reporting and delivering of grants to civil society organizations.
  • Support the integration of a gender perspective in OHCHR-Guatemala’s strategic lines priorities and activities;
  • Support the implementation of the OHCHR-Guatemala gender strategy;
  • Contribute to and/or draft various reports, communications, briefing notes, statements and contribute to the draft of the annual narrative report for donor that includes: i) the activities carried out; ii) documents produced; iii) minutes of meetings and progress reports; iv) systematization of advisory, facilitation and accompaniment activities and their results.
  • Conduct field missions
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience in human rights or gender may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree

24 Months

at least 2 years of progressively, responsible and relevant professional experience in the field of human rights or justice at the local, national or international level, including experience with civil society organizations and experience in human rights analysis and reporting cases.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights, International law
  • Experiencia laboral en derechos humanos desde una perspectiva de género y/o interculturalidad, es requerida.
  • Experiencia en mecanismos internacionales de monitoreo de derechos humanos, es deseable.
  • Experiencia y/o conocimiento de la situación de los derechos humanos en Guatemala será considerada una ventaja.
  • Experiencia laboral a nivel nacional y/o internacional en el ámbito de los derechos humanos de las mujeres, incluidas mujeres indígenas, garífunas y/o personas LGBTI, es altamente deseable.
  • Experiencia de trabajo con organizaciones de sociedad civil, idealmente a nivel comunitario, es deseable.
  • Experiencia en redacción y en elaboración de informes o notas de análisis.
  • Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
No

Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 20-Jan-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone