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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Support Officer 23 November 2020 Int. Specialist UN-HABITAT Egypt
Open

Project Support Officer

International Specialist
UN-HABITAT
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
23 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 supervision of the Land Specialist, within the Regional Office for Arab States or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the Project Support Officer will undertake the following tasks:
1. Organize events in the region, supporting the preparation of knowledge exchange events, expert group meetings, twinning arrangements, training events and other events that will be organized as part of the ongoing land-related projects in the Arab region and conflict-affected countries.
2. Support the preparations of the second Arab Land Conference, scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt in February 2021.
3. Ensure that the implementation of country level activities related to the implementation of the Social Tenure Domain Model tool is on track and proceeds according to plans by having frequent discussions with country programme managers and partners.
4. Support the Land Specialist in the management of land-related projects, including through drafting and monitoring the implementation of contracts, support the identification of suitable implementing partners and guide them in their work, prepare project updates and reports, and other related tasks.
5. Expand the land governance network for Arab States by continuously update the existing regional Arab land stakeholder database, identify new opportunities for engagement, and reach out to new partners and land experts.
6. Ensure that UN-Habitat country offices partners are frequently updated about relevant new documents, materials, events and information on land governance and tenure security.
7. Develop and share communication materials on the work of UN-Habitat and the Arab Land Initiative in English, French and Arabic, in collaboration with the communication team and through the relevant UN-Habitat, GLTN, Arab Land Initiative platforms.
8. Undertake capacity needs assessments, design and deliver training events and prepare capacity development materials on land and HLP rights.
9. Develop and provide inputs into documents, reports, project documents and concept notes on land and HLP issues in Arab States and conflict-affected countries.

Master degree or equivalent

• Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. international development, international relations, law, urban or land management or related social sciences; 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;

60 Months

• At least five (5) years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in urban development, land administration and management, partnership development, capacity building or related areas; working experience in the UN or other international development organizations and familiarity with working in the Arab region and conflict-affected countries are important assets;
• Good understanding of concepts and practices related to land management, housing land and property rights, human rights, urban development, gender and youth empowerment, and partnership development.
• Very good oral and written communication skills and able to tailor the communication style to the intended audience;
• Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; able to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious 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;
• 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;
• Affinity with or interest in promoting transformative changes in human settlements through collaborative actions and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, multilateralism and the UN System, knowledge and capacity development and partnership building.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance, Monitoring and evaluation, Database design, administration and maintenance
No

Accountability, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, 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: 23 November 2020

Technical Officer 23 November 2020 Int. Youth WHO Egypt
Open

Technical Officer

International Youth
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
23 November 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. 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 Programme Area Manager, CPI or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the Technical Officer will:

  • Monitor daily the application and trends concerning public health and social measures (PHSM) in the EMR;
  • Produce analytics on public health and social measures (PHSM) and their application;
  • Produce presentation material on the public health and social measures (PHSM).
Bachelor degree or equivalent

- Bachelor degree in biological science, public health, or related domain.

24 Months
  • University degree in biological science, public health, or related domain, Essential
  • Demonstrated experience with data management and analysis, Essential
  • Demonstrated international experience, in particular working at country-level, Desired
  • Demonstrated understanding of the IHR (2005), Desired
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, Essential
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Arabic, Essential
  • Excellent knowledge of French, Desired.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Public health, Social work, Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Eligible candidates must be between 18 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.

* 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: 23 November 2020

Technical Officer 23 November 2020 Int. Expert WHO Egypt
Open

Technical Officer

International Expert
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
23 November 2020

Minimum age: 35 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 Programme Area Manager, CPI or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the Technical Officer will:

  • Perform mapping of cross border country needs, inside EMRO and globally;
  • Catalogue the success of Polio networks for COVID surveillance;
  • Facilitate and organize joint discussion amongst relevant technical stakeholders in interested countries;
  • Perform risk assessments and assessments of PoE capacities in conjunction with national authorities to map areas of concern and opportunities for collaboration;
  • Assist in the creation of joint MoUs and SoPs for joint surveillance and response;
  • Document the process and lessons learned in fostering cross border collaboration amongst countries.
Master degree or equivalent

- Master degree in biological science, public health, or related domain.

180 Months
  • Master degree in biological science, public health, or related domain, Essential
  • Training in one or more of the following fields: health surveillance, public health, emergency preparedness, travel and health, hygiene and sanitation at points of entry (ports, airports, ground crossings), ship sanitation inspection, food safety and vector control, highly desired, Essential
  • At least fifteen years of experience of work in International Health Regulations (2005), international travel and transport/ points of entry public health issues, Essential
  • Experience working with WHO, Desired
  • Demonstrated international experience, in particular working at country-level, highly desired, Essential
  • Demonstrated capacity to work within different cultures, Essential
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in complex situations involving technical, cultural and political elements, Essential
  • Demonstrated understanding of the IHR (2005), Desired
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent knowledge of English, Essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Arabic, Desired
  • Excellent knowledge of French, Desired
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Public health, Development programme management, Disaster risk reduction
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Eligible candidates must be between 18 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.

* 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: 23 November 2020

Technical Officer 23 November 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Egypt
Open

Technical Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
23 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 supervision of Programme Area Manager, CPI or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the Technical Officer will:

  • Perform mapping of cross border country needs, inside EMRO and globally;
  • Catalogue the success of Polio networks for COVID surveillance;
  • Facilitate and organize joint discussion amongst relevant technical stakeholders in interested countries;
  • Perform risk assessments and assessments of PoE capacities in conjunction with national authorities to map areas of concern and opportunities for collaboration;
  • Assist in the creation of joint MoUs and SoPs for joint surveillance and response;
  • Document the process and lessons learned in fostering cross border collaboration amongst countries.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

- Bachelor degree in biological science, public health, or related domain.

60 Months
  • Bachelor degree in biological science, public health, or related domain, Essential
  • Training in one or more of the following fields: health surveillance, public health, emergency preparedness, travel and health, hygiene and sanitation at points of entry (ports, airports, ground crossings), ship sanitation inspection, food safety and vector control, highly desired, Essential
  • At least five years of experience of work in International Health Regulations (2005), international travel and transport/ points of entry public health issues, Essential
  • Experience working with WHO, Desired
  • Demonstrated international experience, in particular working at country-level, highly desired, Essential
  • Demonstrated capacity to work within different cultures, Essential
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in complex situations involving technical, cultural and political elements, Essential
  • Demonstrated understanding of the IHR (2005), Desired
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent knowledge of English, Essential
  • Excellent knowledge of Arabic, Desired
  • Excellent knowledge of French, Desired
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Public health, Development programme management, Disaster risk reduction
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Eligible candidates must be between 18 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.

* 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: 23 November 2020

Coordination Officer for Local Governance 29 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UN-HABITAT Lebanon
UN-HABITAT
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic,French
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Governance Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Coordination Officer for Local Governance will be:

  • Consult with select municipalities in key Lebanese cities, take stock of existing COVID-19 prevention and response advocacy and communication campaigns with a view to identify areas to enhance and improve targeting of urban communities;
  • Design, develop and implement, in line with the COVID-19 Lebanon Emergency Appeal (LEA) implemented by the UN and humanitarian community, targeted advocacy and communication campaigns in identified Lebanese cities and municipalities – while coordinating with other key advocacy and communication leads, including UNICEF, WHO and UNDP;
  • Act as a COVID-19 coordinator, sharing best practices and ideas across local authorities in Lebanon, with a view to replicate proven practices;
  • Participate in LEA pillar coordination meetings, particularly concerning advocacy and communication, relaying the additional needs of local authorities to major COVID-19 actors in this particular area (WHO, UNICEF) and facilitating the needed support;
  • Identify the needs of the most vulnerable populations in key urban settings, including women, children, disabled, LGBTQI, elderly and propose appropriate advocacy and communication to raise awareness accordingly;

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Adapt and translate global messaging on COVID-19 in urban areas to the Lebanese context;
  • Support projects implementation by providing guidance and advice related to COVID19;
  • Raise awareness of local authorities, partners, contractors, beneficiaries to ensure Covid-19 precautionary measures are adopted through the implementation of projects;
  • Ensure coordination with DRR or other COVID19 cells within the local authorities to provide support and feedback on response when it is needed;
  • Maintain relationship with governors and other partners through sharing relevant information/periodic report;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in areas related to social, political, and developmental studies, or similar;
48 Months
  • At least 4 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in community, advocacy and governance or other relevant programmes; experience with local government 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;
  • 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 Governance, Advocacy, Shelter and Emergency response, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

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

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

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.
b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail
c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments
f. Click “Submit my profile”
g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Coordination Officer for Local Governance (LBNR000367) click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Coordination Officer for Local Governance (LBNR000367)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Epidemiologist 02 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
Open

Epidemiologist

National Specialist
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
01 April 2021
6 months with possibility of extension
02 December 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Team Lead, Detection, Verification and Risk Assessment the Epidemiologist will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in the detection of COVID-19 cases through the official MoH websites and other sources of information;
  • Prepare relevant report with regard to COVID-19;
  • Assist in the data management of COVID-19;
  • Collect indicators relevant to COVID-19;
  • Act as country focal point for COVID-19 in selected countries;
  • Assist in the conduct of risk assessment for COVID-19.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor of Science in Public Health or Doctor of Medicine or Veterinary Medicine.

24 Months
  • At least two-year work in Public health, epidemiology or Information Management either in Public or Private sector. Has been working mainly with issues on communicable and non-communicable diseases and its relation to public health in general. Data management work includes data collection, cleaning, analysis and report generation is an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Other health related experience
  • Basic Epidemiology.
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, 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”

IHP Technical Officer 03 December 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Egypt
Open

IHP Technical Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
03 December 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 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: 03 December 2020