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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Water Accounting and Auditing Associate 02 December 2020 Nat. Youth FAO Jordan
FAO
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
Arabic,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
02 December 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.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Technical Advisor of the project, the National UN Youth Volunteer will conduct either or both water accounting and water auditing tasks depending on their background.

Task Group 1: Water Accounting

  • Assist collection and pre-processing of climate, water resources, water uses, and agriculture data
  • Conduct hydrological and climatological analysis, water resources assessment, water use and demand (agricultural, municipal or from any other sectors) estimation, create maps using GIS and remote sensing etc.
  • Participate in field missions to collect information
  • FAO is conducting water accounting and water governance analysis training in Lebanon or Jordan. The UN Youth Volunteer will support further implementation of this training, identifying the gaps, and providing suggestions that would benefit future training.
  • Organize meetings and write meetings minutes as required.

Task Group 2: Water Auditing (governance analysis)

  • Assist collection and pre-processing of data/information on water resources, uses, allocation, governance, and laws
  • Summarizes findings in a concise manner from a review of the collected information
  • Participate in field missions to collect information
  • FAO is conducting water accounting and water governance analysis training in Lebanon or Jordan. The UN Youth Volunteer will support further implementation of this training, identifying the gaps, and providing suggestions that would benefit future training.
  • Organize meetings and write meetings minutes as required.

And any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in relevant area.

  • Up to 2 years of experience in water accounting, water resources assessment, water use and demand estimation, GIS and Remote Sensing, governance analysis, socio-economic study, and/or review of regulations related to water;
  • Developing, implementing, analyzing the results of field survey and interviews;
  • Excellent research skills;
  • Writing skills for technical and workshop reports in English;
  • Fresh graduates with no experience but with strong technical skills are welcome to apply;
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Water quality control
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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

Application deadline: 02-12-2020

Survey and Monitoring Specialist 07 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
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.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Monitoring Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Survey and Monitoring Specialist will:

  • Coordinate with other departments especially with programs team to ensure all potential data collection needs are addressed;
  • Determine the appropriate data collection tool based on the purpose, advantages and disadvantages of mobile data collection techniques;
  • Monitor the progress and performance of activities implemented by UNICEF partners;
  • Support COVID-19 related studies and evaluations conducted by staff members and consultants;
  • Support the application of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis tools, techniques and approaches in the area of COVID-19;
  • Virtual data collection ex. Phone calls to beneficiaries;
  • Provide documentation and dissemination of key findings stemming from monitoring, assessment, and other learning activities;
  • Translation of data to the required language of the reports;
  • Conduct data audits and analysis to ensure high quality data, compile a report with relevant indicator data per grant, showing targets versus actuals and an action plan;
  • Analyze data to ensure MEL results and recommendations are understood and acted upon;
  • Provide technical support for UNICEF monitoring, evaluation and learning activities, primarily to field-based programs, especially related to project implementation and closeout;
  • Conduct trainings to enumerators on mobile data collection mechanism and software;
  • Support and design of specific data collection tools (such as surveys, questionnaires) through XLS, ARCgis and kobo;
  • Collect qualitative data from families and beneficiaries of UNICEF programs;
  • Visualize the data analyzed, present the research findings and include recommendations;
  • 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. University degree in social science, economics, public administration or related field.

24 Months
  • 2 years of experience in the area of results based management (RBM), monitoring and evaluation, statistics and/or research methodologies;
  • Relevant computer skills; specifically Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and social media. Familiarity with statistical software (i.e. SPSS, Stata) and data visualization would be a strong asset; 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;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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

Application deadline: 07-12-2020