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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Human Rights and Gender Officer 07 March 2021 Int. Specialist OHCHR Guatemala
OHCHR
Guatemala
Guatemala City (GTM)
Spanish,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
07 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the 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: 07-Mar-2021 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

Census Coordinator 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNFPA Timor Leste
Open

Census Coordinator

International Specialist
UNFPA
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English
Immediate
12 months
08 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the UNFPA Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Census Coordinator will:

  • Advice the General Directorate of Statistics (GDS) and UNFPA Representative on the planning, organizations and execution and management of the 2021 Population and Housing Census of Timor-Leste.
  • Ensure timely implementation of census implementation plan, quality control plan and other documents and make necessary amendments and revisions
  • Maintain effective coordination amongst Census technical team to ensure that national interests are effectively addressed in terms of delivering quality census outputs
  • Participate in and guide the development of the plans for data analysis and tabulation
  • Assist the GDS to process and analyze pre-test, trial census and census data and production of preliminary, final and analytical reports and on the dissemination of census final reports, analytical reports and thematic reports.
  • Develop mechanism for quality control and conduct field visits to monitor and validate quality of fieldwork of geographical preparations and enumerations.
  • Coordinate the planning, organization and execution and management of training activities for national counterparts as needed.
  • Contribute to the process of advocacy and resource mobilization for the 2021 Population and Housing Census and Demographic Health Survey.
  • Support GDS in the development of the Population and Housing Census and Post Enumeration Survey (PES) instruments and ensure efficient sampling for trial census and PES.
  • Support GDS to supervise the implementation of the pilot census activities and provide a report to guide the main census activities in timely manner.
  • Collaborate with data processing staff of GDS to prepare data capture and processing plans and in a timely implementation of data processing schedules.
  • Support the development of plans for data analysis and tabulation.
  • Coordinate and support the development and implementation of PES schedule of activities, analysis of the PES data and production of reports including documenting lessons learned and best practices.
  • Support the production and advise on dissemination of census final and analytical reports
  • Prepare quarterly progress report of the 2021 census activities and consolidate quarterly progress reports for submission to GDS, UNFPA and census technical team.
  • Support GDS to develop training plans and ensure timely training of staff involved in census activities field work, data processing (coding, data entry) and analysis.
  • In close collaboration with UNFPA related staff, identify technical assistance needed and/or support from development partners and other agencies.
  • Prepare Terms of Reference for consultants that will contribute to the various phases of the 2021 census.
  • Undertake other tasks relevant to the 2021 census that may be required.

Other:

  • Carry out any other additional tasks assigned by the UNFPA Assistant Representative and the UNFPA Representative.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in the statistic, social science and any related field of study.

24 Months
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics
  • Knowledge of the census and other data collection.
  • Experience in data collection.
  • Track record of working in teams;
  • Cultural and political sensitivity.
No

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Application deadline: 08 March 2021

Analyste médias et réseaux sociaux 09 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Senegal
UNFPA
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 March 2021

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

  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle en journalisme ou relations avec les médias, et en gestion des relations publiques d’une institution.
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’élaboration, la mise en œuvre, le suivi évaluation de stratégies de communication sur les réseaux sociaux, l’animation de plateforme web, médias sociaux et la production de contenu multimédia conduite de campagne de communication multimédia
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’édition graphique, la réalisation d’infographies, le montage de vidéo
Master degree or equivalent
  • Être titulaire d’au moins une maîtrise/ Master 1 en communication ou des études des médias ou de la gestion des médias sociaux, sciences sociales, marketing, psychologie, études commerciales, domaine associé.
  • Une formation sur les réseaux sociaux, édition graphique, infographie, photographie, vidéographie ou journalisme serait un atout.
36 Months
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle en journalisme ou relations avec les médias, et en gestion des relations publiques d’une institution.
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’élaboration, la mise en œuvre, le suivi évaluation de stratégies de communication sur les réseaux sociaux, l’animation de plateforme web, médias sociaux et la production de contenu multimédia conduite de campagne de communication multimédia
  • Avoir au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’édition graphique, la réalisation d’infographies, le montage de vidéo
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

Domaine d’expertise additionnelle requis : des études des médias ou de la gestion des médias sociaux, sciences sociales, marketing, psychologie, études commerciales, formation sur les réseaux sociaux, édition graphique, infographie, photographie, vidéographie.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 09-03-2021

Forensic Scientist 14 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
Open

Forensic Scientist

International Specialist
UNITAD
Iraq
Baghdad (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
8 months with possibility of extension
14 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief of Information Systems or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Forensic Scientist will:

  • Conduct examinations of digital evidence seized from ISIL (Da'esh) terrorists (mobile phones, laptops, desktops, external hard disks, electronic documents and files, networks and other forms of data storage devices) and forensic examinations of electronic documents and files, such as photographs and videos for enhancement and face/voice identifications;
  • Performs evidence handling and custodial obligations by ensuring a forensically sound collection, preservation, registration, digitization, and secure permanent storage of collected material and maintaining its chain of custody, provenance taxonomies, auditing, and authenticity;
  • Assists OFI with translating the objectives of investigations into technical activities and examination of electronic content;
  • Participates in the preparation of technical and investigative reports in relation to the aforementioned forensic examinations, capable of supporting criminal court proceedings; and works collaboratively and in coordination with colleagues to achieve organizational goals in accordance with standard operating procedures and in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.
  • Assist in the preparation of field missions, including the preparation of forensic equipment, hardware, software and consumables;
  • Prepares technical documentation, gathers requirements, and initiates standardization of practices related to the collection, handling and analysis of digital evidence;
  • Provides training on forensic data acquisition, preservation and analysis for UNITAD national counterparts;
  • Liaises and provides consulting services to downstream third-party judicial and prosecutorial entities regarding technical aspects of review, analysis and information retrieval;
  • Identifies opportunities for the improvement of evidence collection, storage, processing and analysis processes that delivers value for UNITAD investigations;
  • Proposes the use of tools to analyze and present complex data sets in understandable ways for investigation and presentation purposes;
  • Test and validate forensic tools are working as expected and with the specified performance;
  • Proactively identify and escalate issues and risks pertaining to his area of responsibility;
  • Participate as required in targeted field-based investigations in order to obtain digital evidence relevant to the investigations, sometimes through direct engagement with suspects, victims and witnesses; and
  • Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. digital forensic or area related to eDiscovery; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;

24 Months
  • The Forensic Scientist must have a minimum of 2 years of experience working in forensic science. At least 2 year of experience in digital forensic and 1 year working on eDiscovery solutions. The candidate must demonstrate proficiency in crime scene investigations, forensic physics & digital examinations. In addition, the candidate must have extensive prior experience with the following applications, services and practices:
  • Tableau software, FTK Imager, XWays, Encase, dc3dd
  • Cellebrite PA, Elcomsoft, MSAB XRY
  • SQL Server, Cosmos DB or MongoDB
  • Griffeye, Amped
  • Nuix
  • Relativity
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • Synology NAS
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Photographic skills
  • Chemistry (forensic analysis will require lab work)
  • Cellular Biology (forensic analysis will require lab work)
  • Present Technical Concepts to Diverse Audiences
  • Python
  • 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;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing, Software and applications development and analysis

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

No

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Application deadline: 14 March 2021

UNV Associate Human Rights Officer 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist OHCHR Burkina Faso
OHCHR
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou (BFA)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
15 March 2021

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Senior Human Rights Officer (Coordinator), leading the implementation at the field level of the OHCHR G5 Sahel Compliance Framework Project (FC-G5S) in Bamako, Mali, and under the direct supervision of the Team Leader for Burkina Faso, or his/her designated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will perform the following tasks:

  • Facilitate the implementation of human rights mandate in the designated area of responsibility (AOR);
  • Contribute to the implementation of the Compliance Framework of the FC-G5S;
  • Gather information, analyse and report on the human rights situation in the designated AOR, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Follow up on individual cases of violation of human rights and international humanitarian law and related issues with authorities, with the aim of stopping or preventing human rights violations or seeking remedial action by the authorities to prevent similar violations occurring in the future;
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of strategies aiming at enhanced Protection of Civilians in the AoR;
  • Establish and maintain cooperative contacts with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners operating in the AOR;
  • Assist in conducting human rights capacity-building activities and in developing and implementing human rights training programmes per the Compliance Framework Project;
  • Contribute to and/or draft various reports, communications, briefing notes, statements or other products;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions and investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;
  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into the Project database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;
  • Ensure human rights mainstreaming within UN planning and programming;
  • Ensure the integration of gender perspectives, with specific attention to issues related to women and girls, including conflict-related sexual violence, within all assigned human rights activities;
  • Represent the Compliance Framework Project at working level meetings, as relevant;
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training; and
  • Perform other related duties as required

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • 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 International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • 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
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Social Science, or another discipline relevant to human rights. A first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
36 Months
  • Three years of work experience at the national and/or international level in a field related to human rights.
  • Knowledge of international human rights instruments and tools for the promotion and protection of human rights is required.
  • Knowledge of international humanitarian law is desirable.
  • Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is desirable.
  • Experience in research and drafting documents, such as reports, is desirable.
  • Experience working in Sahel and especially in Burkina Faso is desirable.
  • Experience working in a developing, conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage.
  • 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 entering, managing and analyzing large quantities of data/case information, including in databases, is desirable.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Law, Political Science, International Relations, Social Science, or another discipline relevant to human rights.

Yes

Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 15-03-2021