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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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

International Expert in Solar-PV Engineering 06 December 2020 Int. Expert UNDP Timor Leste
UNDP
Timor Leste
Dili (TLS)
English,Indonesian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
06 December 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 the National Project Manager and National Engineer in ACCESS Project Team, the UN Volunteer International Expert in Solar-PV Engineering will:

  • Providing technical input and oversight to the design of work plans, detailed procurement plans, tender documents and TORs that include feasibility study, design, construction, stakeholder involvement, quality control and risk management for solar-PV water pumps;

  • Work closely with the UNDP procurement to develop the appropriate contract packaging and tender documents for works to be contracted; this includes review of technical documents for tender, technical review of all offers received as well as final technical recommendation of contractor selection based on the requirements of the project;

  • Providing technical inputs and guidance to the consultant team/company in conducting detailed feasibility study and engineering, procurement and construction activities. Liaise with and direct the work of engineers and other technical staff employed on the project and develop appropriate solutions to overcome unforeseen construction difficulties. Negotiate modifications with contractors and other Engineers.

  • Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards;

  • Providing recommendation to the Project Manager to certify payments for contractors for stages completed;

  • Guiding and supporting the implementation of the Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) of the project and observe a full compliance during the entire project duration. Providing guidance to the Project Manager with the implementation and monitoring of all construction risk mitigation measures and take necessary actions to mitigate the risks.

  • Providing guidance and technical support in creating a comprehensive overview of a good international practice of solar-PV power plants.

  • Assist the Project Manager in preparation of project reports for submission to KOICA and Project Steering Committee.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Engineering and other related disciplines.

180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in solar-PV power plants project development or construction;
  • Experience in dealing with Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) companies;
  • Experience in monitoring power plant construction projects;
  • Familiarity working with quantitative and qualitative data;
  • Demonstrated experience presenting work to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, including the ability to liaise effectively at project management levels;
  • Ability to communicate and function effectively in an international, multicultural environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Indonesian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other engineering and construction related experience, Electrical engineering, Energy sector

* Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)

* Solar-PV power plants project development or construction

* Monitoring power plant construction projects

* Familiarity working with quantitative and qualitative data

No

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.

Application deadline: 6-12-2020

Management of Immunization Data Assistant 07 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
10 December 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
07 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 Regional Advisor /VPI, The Management of Immunization Data Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

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

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

36 Months

- Age: Not over 35 years;

- at least 3 years of experience;

Skill

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

Additional skills:

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

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

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