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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Human Resources Assistant 31 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
31 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Human Resources Officer, the HR Assistant will:

  • Support in administration of entitlement and benefits including administering Leave Entitlements (AL, SL USL, HL) and conducting Leave Verification Exercise.

  • Support in recruitment and placement of staff: Scheduling Assessments (tests, interviews with candidates and selectin panel); Writing Interview minutes;
  • Support with in-country onboarding of newly recruited staff members (IP and Local): schedule induction briefings, share installation sheets with sections, update onboarding tracking sheet,

  • Administration of Internships/ ad hoc volunteers’ employment at JCO

  • Support with HR data analytics

  • Administration of UNLP issuance/extensions.

  • General office support, drafting and/or processing variety of correspondence and other section’s communications.
  • Setting up and maintaining HR files/records (electronic and paper) · Scheduling appointments and meetings · Maintain and generate automated databases containing HR related statistics and generating periodic reports.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Human Resources, Management, Business Administration and/or other related fields;

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of work experience at the national and/or international level in Human Resources and administration; experience working with international organizations is an asset;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Research skills, including data collection, report writings, briefing notes, and context analysis;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline:31 -10-2020

Motor Vehicle Electrician (Electronic Vehicle Management System / Carlog System) 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
01 November 2020

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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Chief workshop Unit the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations light vehicles/equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub units in supervisory capacity;

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering / repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

  • When working with (including supervising) 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.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Motor Vehicle. •Basic knowledge related to workshop management, automotive spare parts management, inventory and warehousing. Driving License up to at least ‘C’ class as well as MHE operator.

72 Months

At least six (6) years of progressive experience in maintenance and repairs of light and heavy vehicle/equipment. At least, two years (2) supervisory responsibilities. Familiarity with United Nations electronics systems and procedures in the field is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate.

  • At least five years of post-training experience.

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory, and warehousing.

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must; Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential.

  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System

  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook.

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: 1st November 2020

Knowledge management and M&E officer 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Niger
UNICEF
Niger
Niamey (NER)
French,English
15 November 2020
24 months
01 November 2020

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

Under the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, and in close coordination with the principal Advisor of the project “Building Resilience in the Sahel”, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support evidence-based learning to ensure child-sensitive and gender-sensitive approaches are integrated to develop a risk-informed approach to planning and implementation in social sectors at the local level.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to enhance the capacity of community actors to provide community-based health interventions, quality nutrition-promotion and counselling services to adolescent girls and women of childbearing age especially those most at risk (both vulnerable and disproportionately exposed to specific shocks and stresses).
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen capacity of young women and men for effective, and inclusive participation (especially for girls and women) in intergenerational social dialogue and in community development engagement.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen the capacities of families, communities and municipalities to support an equitable access, retention and protection of children in schools with a special emphasis on girls.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen capacity of vulnerable groups, adolescent girls and boys and young women and men for citizen engagement in community and municipality planning, local taxation and social accountability mechanisms.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document the communal WASH approach, which aims to support communes in providing a complete water, hygiene and sanitation package at the community level while supporting local planning that takes into account climate change issues and emergency situations.
  • Support organization of internal workshops to ensure progressive learning and lessons learning from each sector supported by UNICEF (health, nutrition, WASH, education, child protection, social protection)
  • Perform other duties related to generation of strong evidence base from study cases to access the effectiveness of the model of resilient communities in the Niger, as needed.
  • Support to data collection and strengthening of national data collection and analysis capacities on cross-sectoral issues (gender, equity, etc.)

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 International Volunteer Day);
  • 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.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science, communication or other related fields.
24 Months

Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.

  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working

relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;

  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
  • Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working
  • Relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Population Census Coordination Specialist 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNFPA Sierra Leone
UNFPA
Sierra Leone
Freetown (SLE)
English
15 January 2021
12 months
01 November 2020

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 direct supervision of the UNFPA Quality Assurance Specialist and overall guidance of the UNFPA Representative .the Population and Census Coordination Specialist UN Volunteer will:

  • Liaise with relevant Statistics Sierra Leone officials and represent UNFPA in technical level discussions around the 2020 mid-term census and feedback to the Country Office.
  • Ensure pre-enumeration and enumeration activities are on track and provide technical advice where necessary
  • Develop/consolidate an action plan for support to the successful implementation of the mid-term census and post census work, updated with results achieved on a regular basis.
  • Monitor and support Statistics Sierra Leone in the process of pre-enumeration, enumeration, cartographic, work, and compilation of census field reports.
  • Coordinate, foster and strengthen strategic partnerships with UN agencies, and other relevant multilateral and bilateral organizations that are supporting the 2020 mid-term census in Sierra Leone
  • Establish good working relationships with officials of Statistics Sierra Leone and other local stakeholders in the 2020 mid-term census
  • Support the country office in other population and development work as assigned
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

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 Sierra Leone;
  • 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

60 Months
  • Master’s degree in social sciences, such as demography, statistics, economics or a related field.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, economics or demography
  • Working knowledge in statistical packages such as SAS, Stata and SPSS
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the use of GIS software such as ArcGIS or QGIS is an asset
  • Familiarity with data collection and analysis using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Open to work remotely and to travel to rural communities
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet/; familiarity with social media networks and office technology equipment.
  • Demonstrated strong familiarity with UNFPA work on censuses and other development projects.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team.
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences.
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics, Macroeconomics and public finance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
No

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

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer/Vulnerable Analysis Mapping (VAM). 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Cameroon
WFP
Cameroon
Bamenda (CMR)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
01 November 2020

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 Head of VAM/M&E and with the administrative facilitation of the Heads of Field Office, the UNV will be responsible for the following, with a focus on the South West and North West (SW/NW) region:

  • Data collection, management, analysis, visualisation and reporting for monitoring purposes;
  • Coordination and provision of technical support for vulnerability and/or market assessment and mapping;
  • Capacity building and coordination on issues related to monitoring and assessments.

The UNV will perform the following tasks for the Country Office and Field Offices:

Monitoring and Evaluation

  1. Develop and follow up the monitoring and evaluation workplan, coordinate M&E activities, and implement monitoring activities on effectiveness of all food assistance interventions in the SW/NW (e.g. post-distribution monitoring, process monitoring, beneficiary needs and status, food security status, programme modalities, implementation challenges, etc.), ensure the quality of Third-Partner Monitoring.
  2. Ensure the functioning of local committees/helpdesks for the Beneficiary and Complaints Feedback Mechanism (BCFM) in the SW/NW and follow-up on the timely management of hotline complaints.
  3. Contribute to the improvement of WFP’s monitoring and assessments systems and data collection, analysis and reporting as required to support the evaluation of WFP’s impact.
  4. Participate in any targeting related activity, including CP capacity strengthening/ development
  5. Maintain and control data quality in the Country Office Monitoring and Evaluation Tool (COMET).

Vulnability Analysis and Mapping

  1. Coordinate planning and implementation of food and nutrition vulnerability assessments (e.g. EFSA, mVAM and market price monitoring), design and implement quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis activities as needed by the WFP Country Office with contribution of the Field Office and cooperating partner, apply innovative tools and ensure timely results visualization and reporting.
  2. Manage and provide technical inputs for the generation of the VAM evidence base supporting food security and nutrition policies and programmes (e.g. rapid needs assessment, situation analyses, programme design, targeting, cost effectiveness and operational efficiency).
  1. Keep up to date with and report on the latest food security and nutrition developments, and the potential impact upon WFP activities to enable timely and appropriate programme evolution and intervention.

Capacity-Building and Coordination

  1. Participate to and report on relevant coordination forums and clusters, monitoring missions, assessments, working groups and/or other technical meetings in the NW/SW, contribute to technical discussions and ensure regular reporting to the Country Office.
  2. Ensure that the quality of data collection management and analytical outputs produced for M&E and VAM in the SW/NW are in line with WFP’s standards and practices and build the capacities of staff and partners to contribute to the production of high-quality monitoring, data management and analysis, and reporting.
  3. Any other duty as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced university degree (or first level university degree with training/courses and additional relevant work experience) in one or more of the following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Food Security, Nutrition, Geography, Social Science or related field.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in collecting geospatial and socioeconomic food security data, conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses, and reporting findings to senior leaders and donors, database development, visualization, or other related areas.
  • Ability to conduct data collection using various methods and strong experience in conducting primary quantitative and qualitative data collection, survey implementation and qualitative and quantitative analysis, particularly in crisis contexts and/or food security and nutrition programmes.
  • Proficiency in Windows MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Database design, administration and maintenance, Food safety and nutrition
No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Project Officer 01 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UN-HABITAT Yemen
Open

Project Officer

National Specialist
UN-HABITAT
Yemen
Sa'ada (YEM)
English,Arabic
15 October 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
01 November 2020

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

Under the general supervsioin of the Head of Country Programme and close coordination with the International Shelter Specialist and National Programme Coordinator, he/she strengthens the relationship with the local authorities at the Governorate and City levels to advocate for UN-Habitat mandate and ensure the facilitation of and smooth implementation of UN-Habitat programmes/projects. The National UNV Specialist makes sure the proper implantation of project outputs/results under the “Emergency Debris Management and Disposal of Hazard Waste Programme in Saada City-Yemen”.

The National Specialist represents UN-Habitat in the UN coordination meetings at the local level and ensure proper advocacy for the UN-Habitat roles and responsibilities and shares information on the progress of works on different projects on the ground., the UNV Project Officer will:

Specifically, the he/she shall:

  • Lead the coordination with and substantive preparation and support provided to National and the local authorities in Saada and relevant community representatives and stakeholders pertaining the implementation of the projects.
  • Assess the condition of debris in the most affected areas, identify three most affected neighbourhoods for the intervention and draft a rapid assessment report, including an estimate amount of debris.
  • Conduct consultation process and agree with the stakeholders on the debris management needs of two neighbourhoods
  • Ensures that the application of no-harm approach and safe and environmental disposal of debris
  • Prepare detailed design, drawings and Bills of Quantities for debris collection and removal of the selected three neighbourhoods and related hazard waste management
  • Provide technical and managerial guidance on implementation of debris management and relevant livelihood initiates; with the focus on recycle and reuse of construction material or rehabilitation of houses and public facilities
  • Prepare regular and ad-hoc reports on the progress of works of different activities implemented at the state and locality levels;
  • Check and verify payments made by the different counterparts, contractors and suppliers and office operations related payments and provide recommendations to Yemen office to process payments; and
  • Attend regular meetings with the UN coordination meetings and provide information on the progress of works at the state level.
  • Undertake assessment and collect up-to-date information for new projects/initiatives to improve the living conditions of the people in Saada Governorate.
  • Mapping stakeholders and assessing training and capacity building needs for public entities, local government and involved ministries departments and representatives etc.

Collaboration with other UN agencies

  • Prepare an annual workplan using the logframe and the time schedule, to monitor the implantation and prepare and submit regular monthly report for internal purposes and quarterly and annual report to the donor, which include the update/progress of project visibility and communication , in comparison with the Plan.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Civil or environmental Engineering

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in waste management and construction of types of projects and familiarity with safe collection and disposal of debris and hazard waste, or other relevant programmes; Experience in natural resources management is an advantage, experience working in the UN or other international development organization is preferred;
  • Knowledge of different environmental aspects of Solid Waste management and recycling.
  • Basic understanding/experience of urban planning, housing, basic infrastructure and related issues is an asset.
  • 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 housing and infrastructure, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Other civil society or community development experience
No

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

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

Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Assistant en communication 01 November 2020 Nat. University UNFPA Guinea
UNFPA
Guinea
Conakry (GIN)
French,English
Immediate
6 months
01 November 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.

Sous la conduite générale de la Représentante de l'UNFPA en Guinée, la coordination de la Représentante Adjointe, l’orientation stratégique du Spécialiste de Programme en Développement des Jeunes de l’UNFPA et la supervision directe de l’Expert national en consolidation de la paix & droits humains, en étroite collaboration avec le responsable du projet et la chargée de communication, le/la volontaire accomplira les tâches suivantes :

  • En ce qui concerne le projet d’appui à la réduction de l’instrumentalisation et des violences politico-sociales des jeunes taxi-motards en période électorale :
  • Soutenir la mise en œuvre des activités du projet ;
  • Apporter un appui technique à l’élaboration des rapports d’activités du projet et les diffuser dans les canaux appropriés tels que ciblés par UNFPA;
  • Appuyer à l’organisation des réunions techniques, ateliers de concertation, sessions de formation relatifs au Projet et en assurer une bonne visibilité;
  • Contribuer à la réalisation de la cartographie des groupements de taxi-motards ;
  • Organiser les réunions avec les autorités, les jeunes y compris les conducteurs de moto-taxis, les femmes, sur l’importance du projet et les rôles et responsabilités des parties prenantes dans la mise en œuvre ;
  • Organiser et superviser le processus d’identification des organisations de taxi-motos;
  • Soutenir des focus group des acteurs clés incluant les femmes et les associations féminines du processus sur l'identification des problèmes et les propositions de solutions pour la réduction de l'instrumentalisation sociale et politique des jeunes taxi-motards et leurs bonnes intégrations au sein des communautés ;
  • Appuyer l’Organisation les sessions de dialogue/foras communautaire ;
  • Appuyer le processus de plaidoyer auprès des autorités en faveur de l’application des textes réglementaires et autres normes contribuant à la réduction des violences au quotidien ;
  • Assurer un suivi rapproché des activités mises en œuvre par les ONGs partenaires
  • Produire les rapports hebdomadaires sur la mise en œuvre des activités et diffuser les principaux résultats dans les sites appropriés et autorisés par l’UNFPA;
  • Faciliter le partage des expériences et des informations entre les groupements des taxi-motos et les autorités locales;
  • De manière transversale :

  • Apporter une assistance technique à la mise en œuvre des projets PBF ;
  • Contribuer à la documentation des bonnes pratiques des projets PBF ;
  • Contribuer à la production des outils de communication adaptés au contexte et aux cibles ;
  • Faciliter le réseautage entre les organisations communautaires de jeunes ;
  • Fournir un support technique à la mise en œuvre des différents initiatives de l’unité jeunesse et communication du bureau ;
  • Contribuer à toute autre tâche nécessaire à la bonne exécution du Projet.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Au moins un licence (BAC+3) ou un diplôme Universitaire équivalent en scienses et techniques de la communication, siences économiques et sociales, sociologie, gestion.

  • Motivation à contribuer à la paix et au développement et à servir les autres ;
  • Bonnes compétences interpersonnelles, bonnes compétences en matière de réseautage (networking) et de communication ;
  • Volonté à contribuer au travail en tant que membre d’une équipe ;
  • Flexibilité et ouverture à l’apprentissage et aux nouvelles expériences ;
  • Respect de la diversité et adaptabilité aux autres cultures, environnements et conditions de vie;
  • Ecrire et parler couramment le Français. La connaissance de l’Anglais serait un atout;
  • Une expérience en tant que volontaire et/ou l’expérience d’autres cultures, (par exemple: études, travail en tant que volontaire, stage) seront sérieusement prises en compte ;
  • Connaissances en informatique (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, médias sociaux et autres);

Les Jeunes Volontaires des Nations Unies doivent avoir entre 18 et 29 ans pendant toute la durée de leur affectation

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation

Communication

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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NB : Les Jeunes Volontaires des Nations Unies doivent avoir entre 18 et 29 ans pendant toute la durée de leur affectation.

Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la Guinée et les résidents légaux de la Guinée ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 01-11-2020

Transport Assistant 02 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Transport Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bunia (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
02 November 2020

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 Transport Officer (CTO) and Regional Transport Officer, the UN Volunteer “Transport Assistant “will undertake the following Fleet Vehicle Inventory duties:

  • Redistribute transport assets meet variations in demand, ensuring maximum economy and efficiency at all times, as directed by CTO and Regional Transport Officer. Keep evidence and monitors the of assets;

  • Maintain vehicle and transport equipment inventory records for both United Nations Owned Equipment (UNOE) and Contingent Owned Equipment (COE).

  • Assist in the Bi-annual physical inventory of non-expendable transport assets in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines;

  • Assist Fleet Manager in preparation of the Mission Vehicle Establishment Committee (VEC) meetings;

  • Assist Fleet manager on issues related to life management of the UN-owned vehicle fleet and implementation of the Vehicle Replacement Policy;

  • Ensures that vehicle write-off cases ;

  • Coordinate with logistic supply chain management on vehicle inventory issues;

  • Coordinate with MOVCON for urgent delivery of Transport shipments by air, land or internal waterways;

  • Assist in the provision of inputs for reports on transport fleet and composition;

  • Assist in ensuring the constant availability of vehicles for assignments in support of one-off and emergency tasks as directed by the CTO;

  • As directed by the Fleet Manager, issue official registration (license) plate numbers to vehicles and trailers brought into the area of operation, including all UN-owned , contingent-owned vehicles, vehicles leased/ rented by the Mission, vehicles provided by the host Government and provided by any other source for the exclusive use of the Mission;

  • Maintain license plate number database;

  • Assist in the Driving Test and Driving Permit Unit:

  • Keep evidence and advise the Fleet on COE vehicles matters;

  • Assist in performing other related duties as required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Transport and Logistics related diploma. Technical or Vocational Certificate in Logistic and Transport or other relevant fields is desirable. A valid driver’s license is required. Experience in Familiarity with United Nations systems and procedures in the field is desirable. Working within DPKO, Police or Military background is desirable.

60 Months

A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations, vehicle fleet management or related area.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in motor vehicle transport operations, vehicle fleet management or related area.

  • Transport Logistics working experience with UN DPKO missions to include Military Component or Civilian Police.

  • Experience in international operations in a post conflict environment is desirable.

  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook

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: 2 November 2020

Ingénieur Eau et Electricité 02 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Niger
UNDP
Niger
Diffa (NER)
French,English
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
02 November 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Chargé de projet Stabilisation le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

En plus de ce qui précède, les Volontaires des Nations Unies sont censés :

  • Renforcer leurs connaissances et compréhension du concept du volontariat en lisant la documentation mise à disposition par le programme VNU, les publications externes et prendre activement part aux activités du programme VNU, par exemple s’impliquer dans les activités commémoratives de la Journée internationale des Volontaires (JIV), le 5 décembre.
  • Se familiariser et développer toute forme de volontariat traditionnel et/ou local au niveau du pays d’accueil.
  • Refléter le type et la nature des actions volontaires qu’ils entreprennent, y compris leur participation dans les réflexions substantielles.
  • Contribuer à la rédaction des articles sur les expériences de terrain à soumettre pour la publication du programme VNU/ site web, bulletin et notes de presse, etc.
  • Contribuer au Programme d’accueil des Volontaires des Nations Unies nouvellement arrivés dans le pays d’affectation ;
  • Promouvoir ou conseiller les groupes locaux dans l’utilisation des volontaires en ligne ou encourager les individus et les organisations à utiliser les services de volontaires en ligne quand cela est techniquement possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Diplôme universitaire supérieur dans le domaine de l’ingénierie de l’eau, de l’électricité et l’environnement ou autres domaines pertinents par rapport à la mission.
60 Months
  • Au moins 5 années d’expérience dans la réalisation et la supervision de chantiers, la coordination des agences et firmes d’exécution d’infrastructures électriques et hydrauliques, y compris en hydraulique pastorale.
  • Bonne maîtrise de l'outil informatique, MS Project, NEPLAN.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • Other science experience.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 02-11-2020

Spécialiste en développement des jeunes et changement comportemental et social 02 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Morocco
UNICEF
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
Arabic,French,English
Immediate
12 months
02 November 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe de la Spécialiste C4D et la chargée de Programmes Adolescence et Jeunesse, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Lire et prendre connaissance de l’ensemble de la documentation C4D et ADAP existante et les actions en cours ;
  • Soutenir le développement, la mise en œuvre et le suivi-évaluation des stratégies de changement de comportements pour/par et avec les adolescent.e.s et les jeunes ;
  • Etablir une cartographie détaillée des réseaux existants au niveau national et assurer la mobilisation de ces derniers dans les différentes initiatives mises en œuvre ;
  • Développer et soutenir le renforcement de partenariats avec les réseaux et organisations de jeunes et autres partenaires, pour la participation de ces derniers dans des activités visant le changement social et de comportement ;
  • Soutenir pour assurer une participation significative des adolescents et des jeunes dans les initiatives et actions lancées ;
  • Soutenir dans le développement et le lancement de nouvelles initiatives/programmes novateurs (nouvelle plateforme digitale etc…)
  • Tout autre travail requis par les superviseurs du poste.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Au minimum Licence en sciences sociales, communication, relations internationales ou d'autres domaines pertinents

24 Months

Au minimum 2 ans d’expérience professionnelle/associative avec des organisations de jeunes au niveau national ou international dans des positions liées à la participation et la mobilisation de jeunes ou le développement des jeunes ;

Excellentes capacités rédactionnelles (développement de projets et rapports) en arabe et en français ; l’anglais un atout majeur

  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Social inclusion, Community participation and development
No

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

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Mettez à jour régulièrement votre profil sur VMAM pour booster votre carrière.

Les indemnités des Volontaires des Nations Unies :

En plus d’une couverture médicale et assurance vie durant l’affectation, les Volontaires des Nations Unies ont droit à des indemnités qui peuvent être consultées en visitant le lien ci-dessous et en indiquant (i) le pays de l'affectation i.e. Maroc et (ii) la catégorie de Volontariat : VNU National Spécialiste (National Specialist) et (iii) la durée : 12 mois.

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La prise de fonction est immédiate.

Date limite pour postuler: 02/11/2020.