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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Community Outreach and Liaison Officer 25 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
UNITAD
Iraq
Dohuk (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
25 January 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Head of the Field Investigation Unit (FIU) and the direct supervision of the Lead Investigator, the Community Outreach and Liaison Officer will:

Provide relevant guidance and advice to the investigative team on: inter and intracommunity dynamics; cultural; religious; political traditions; and recommend approaches for engaging with the Turkmen community in Iraq regarding investigations into ISIL/Daesh crimes;
• Assist in the organization and facilitation of community outreach meetings with representatives of Turkmen communities in coordination with the investigative team by preparing presentations, identifying and inviting participants, and interpreting. Facilitate other community convenings and meetings as required;
• Strengthen daily coordination and relationship building with Turkmen leadership groups and community members including civil society, religious leaders, political representatives, and victims/family groups of Da’esh crimes;
• Support the development of a broad network of interlocutors from Turkmen communities in Ninewa and Kirkuk Governates and across the Kurdistan Region of Iraq that can assist investigations into crimes committed by ISIL/Daesh against that community;
• Support the investigative team to conduct site visits and inquiries into locations of interest;
• Keep Turkmen community leaders updated about investigations’ advancements;
• Assist and support the development of investigative interview themes/questions to support targeted information gathering by the team from victims and/or witnesses;
• Assist the investigative team in the drafting of summaries, reports, and other documents;
• Perform other duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area: social sciences, political sciences, international relations, humanities, or a related field.

36 Months

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in design, implementation, and management of community mobilization, community outreach, and training, and/or communication projects
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious leaders and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels;
• 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;
• Sound security awareness;
• Have affinity with or interest in issues surrounding international criminal/humanitarian law, missing persons, human rights, and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Capacity building of non-governmental organizations, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

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

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* 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 assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 25-01-2021

Investigator / Associated Investigator 31 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
UNITAD
Iraq
Dohuk (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
31 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 Heads of Field Investigation Units or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Investigator / Associate Investigator will:

  • support the Field Investigation Units to be deployed by UNITAD;
  • attend interviews of witnesses and victims;
  • draft notes to file and records of meetings and interviews held with relevant groups and individuals, including victims and witnesses;
  • preparing investigation reports, witness screening notes, and written witness statements;
  • assist in the identification and collection of information from major crime scenes, including mass graves;
  • assist in the compilation, organization, and storage of evidence and information obtained by their respective Field Investigation Units, in consultation with the Archive and Records Section and the Information Systems Management Unit of UNITAD; and
  • undertaking computer r/ platform related duties, including data entry in investigation/evidence registration and management systems;

any other related duties as may be required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Advanced higher (Mater or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. law, international law, criminal investigations or related fields; 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
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in law or criminal investigations, experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written English skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; (Mandatory level of English = Fluent)
  • Excellent oral and written Arabic skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; (Mandatory level of Arabic = Fluent)
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Public information and reporting
  • 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

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* 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 assignment, therefore only nationals of Iraq and legal residents in Iraq with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 31-01-2021

Investigator/ Assoc Investigator 01 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
UNITAD
Iraq
Dohuk (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 February 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 Heads of Field Investigation Units or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Investigator/ Assoc Investigator will:

  • support the Field Investigation Units to be deployed by UNITAD;
  • attend interviews of witnesses and victims;
  • draft notes to file and records of meetings and interviews held with relevant groups and individuals, including victims and witnesses;
  • preparing investigation reports, witness screening notes and written witness statements;
  • assist in the identification and collection of information from major crime scenes, including mass graves;
  • assist in the compilation, organization and storage of evidence and information obtained by their respective Field Investigation Units, in consultation with the Archive and Records Section and the Information Systems Management Unit of UNITAD; and
  • undertaking computer related duties, including data entry in investigation / evidence registration and management systems;
  • any other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. law, international law, criminal investigations or related fields; 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
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in law or criminal investigations or other relevant programmes; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;
  • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written English skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; (Mandatory level of English = Fluent)
  • Excellent oral and written Arabic skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills; (Mandatory level of Arabic = Fluent)
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, International law
  • 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

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure
* 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: 01 February 2021

Investigations Support Officer 08 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
UNITAD
Iraq
Baghdad (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
08 February 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 Head of Financial Investigations or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Legal Officer will:

  • support investigations broadly, and provide Arabic language investigative support to both the investigator and senior investigator.
  • conducting research and analysis pertaining to the financial aspects of war crimes, crimes against humanity, or genocide.
  • attend interviews of witnesses and victims and partake in conducting field-based evidence collection, as well as provide field translation support (Arabic/English).
  • draft notes to file and records of meetings and interviews held with relevant groups and individuals, including victims and witnesses.
  • assist in the identification and collection of information and help in the development of casefiles relevant to UNITAD’s financial investigations, and process evidence accordingly.
  • assist in the compilation, organization, and storage of evidence and information obtained by their respective Field Investigation Units, in consultation with the Archive and Records Section and the Information Systems Management Unit of UNITAD; and
  • any other related duties as may be required to support the team.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. international humanitarian law or area related to socio-legal research or international atrocity crimes

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in criminal law, or other relevant programs; experience with international law is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • 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; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in issue surrounding counter terrorism, particularly around countering Daesh, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
  • 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

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure
* 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: 08-02-2021