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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Public Health Officer 29 November 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Morocco
WHO
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
French,English
01 December 2020
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 the WHO Representative in Morocco or his/her designated mandated representative(s), and under the overall guidance of the Incident Manager and Head, the WHO Country Office (WCO), and working closely with respective technical leads at the respective WHO Regional Office and WHO HQ, the UN Volunteer will:

  • Assess threats to human life and health, damage to health infrastructure for primary and secondary care, the state of health referral and support systems, including cold chain, laboratory, essential drugs and health information systems, and the vital needs of the affected populations;
  • Collaborate with national authorities and health partners to coordinate and implement public health response activities as part of the health cluster’s strategic response; analyse existing coordination mechanisms, designing and recommending improvements;
  • Provide analysis of the public health risks, needs and capacities and advise on priority interventions for WHO and partners; challenges and operational course correctors, as applicable;
  • Monitor progress towards achievement of universal health coverage; analyse social determinants of health and their impact on the incident management system, including identifying inequities, gaps in the delivery of health services or emergency interventions, recommending appropriate actions and innovative approaches to improve the situation;
  • Facilitate the implementation of effective, evidence-based policies, public health programmes and interventions through all life cycles, this might include maternal and new born health, health promotion and education, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the elderly, social determinant of health, violence and injury prevention including road safety, gender and health equity and other related areas;
  • Secure information from a broad range of health sectors, analysing such and consolidating health data in trends and trends assessment, with particular attention to surveillance, monitoring and early warning;
  • Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree or equivalent in public health and/or health-related field, from an accredited and recognized academic institution is required;
    or
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Post graduate studies or specialized training in epidemiology, health system development, health system research is desirable.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national level in public health and health sector coordination.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Development programme/project administration
  • Past experience, developing and promoting collaborative partnerships, is required;
  • Prior relevant work experience in WHO/UN system, health cluster partners, relevant nongovernmental or humanitarian organizations, is desirable;
  • Experience in planning/development, project management, monitoring and evaluation, is desirable.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 29-11-2020

COVID-19 Knowledge Management Officer 30 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRCO Afghanistan
UNRCO
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
30 November 2020

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

The work of the NUNV will be focused on knowledge management and the production of COVID-19 specific information products.S/He will work closely with the RCO Communication and Advocacy Officer and the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer to build the data processes and generate information on the COCID-19 response work of the UN in Afghanistan.S/He will also work closely with the Leads of the RCCE to ensure cohesive messaging and data exchange between the humanitarian and development partners.

The NUNV will be assigned to the RCO, and work under the guidance of the Head/RC Office and daily supervision of the Communication and Advocacy Officer.The NUNV will work from 15 November 2020 through 30 June 2021.

The common responsibilities are:

  • Ensures clear, coherent and consistent communication about the role, strategic focus and activities of the UN in Afghanistan in response to COVID-19
  • Supports internal communication among UN agencies
  • Monitoring of social media platforms and production of content for increased followership, in partnership with the RCO officers
  • Well written/quality reports, briefs and other materials that enhance external communication on the UN COVID-19 response

The UNV COVID-19 Knowledge Management Officer (KMO) will undertake the following tasks:

The incumbent will be responsible to:

  • Develop with the CAO a One UN COVID-19 communication plan for the promotion of the UN response to COVID-19, working in close consultation with the UNCG and RCCE WG.
  • Increase coverage and understanding of the UN’s COVID-19 response in Afghanistan – e.g. develop factsheets, stories from the field, best practices that inform and engage the general public.
  • Keep abreast of the COVID-related activities of all the UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes operational in Afghanistan and support the promotion UN advocacy activities related to them.
  • With the CAO, create, promote and maintain public information campaigns on the COVID-19 response, etc.
  • Provide content management support on COVID (consistency of materials, translations etc.) to the CAO for the One UN website ensuring accuracy of information prior to posting, making sure that relevant information is clearly presented, relevant and continuously updated.
  • Manage social media under the guidance of the CAO in line with corporate web and social media policy; monitor the effectiveness of social media.
  • Prepare translations of documents in Dari/Pashto as requested.

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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University degree (Bachelors or equivalent) in Communications, Media, Journalism, Literature, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Political Science or related field.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in communications or related field is required.
  • Good understanding and familiarity of the current development and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly COVID-19.
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is an asset.
  • UN experience desirable.
  • Good writing and editorial skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in communications or related field is required.
  • Good understanding and familiarity of the current development and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly COVID-19.
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is an asset.
  • UN experience desirable.
  • Good writing and editorial skills
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

Communication and Knowledge Management Officer 30 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRCO Afghanistan
UNRCO
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
30 November 2020

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

Knowledge Management is a central component of the Spotlight Initiative in Afghanistan. The objectives of the Knowledge Management Strategy will be: 1) to increase awareness and understanding of the SI’s implementation and impact in Afghanistan; (2) to communicate and share good practices and lessons that emerge through the implementation of the SI interventions (3) to generate local, context-specific knowledge on ‘what works’ and ‘what does not work’ to be shared on regional and global virtual knowledge platforms and (4) to strengthen women’s rights groups’, civil society groups’, and government’s capacity to generate, disseminate and use EVAWG knowledge.

As such, the Communications and Knowledge Management Officer (CKMO) will be responsible for leading and managing the following activities in keeping with the Knowledge Management Framework to be developed:

  • Knowledge capture: Collate the evidence-base on Spotlight Pillars from existing national and global resources and conduct a situation analysis to improve understanding of EVAWG in the country
  • Address knowledge gaps: Support the design of activities to specifically meet identified knowledge gaps
  • Monitoring and Evaluation lessons learned: Working with the M&E and Reporting Advisor, strategize how to identify and share innovative, context-specific monitoring and evaluation strategies of all Spotlight activities to determine ‘what works’ and ‘what does not work’. This knowledge will be shared on regional and global knowledge platforms to encourage peer support, collaborative problem-solving and strategizing, and the sharing of tools and other resources.
  • Dissemination and Public Engagement: In coordination with the Senior Coordination Officer and the RCO’s Communications and Advocacy Officer, communicate and share good practices and lessons that emerge through the implementation of the SI interventions and establish participatory mechanisms with multiple stakeholders to continually assess and discuss what works and what does not.
  • Build Knowledge Management Capacities: As requested, conduct national and/or regional knowledge exchange workshops on particular topics/practice to strengthen institutional capacity to generate disseminate and use knowledge products.

S/He will ensure that the outputs from M&E are translated into knowledge that informs programme implementation and reporting, and that KM activities are closely aligned with the SI Communication and Visibility Strategy.

A baseline survey will be conducted under this joint program by the RUNOs. Portfolio reviews for this program involving donors, community beneficiaries will be conducted to ensure that RUNO agencies “pause and reflect” on its implementation.

Strengthen knowledge management by tracking the implementation of this programme and disseminate advocacy messages and good practices.

Produce knowledge products and ensure that products (such as the baseline reports, mid-term reviews, etc.), are disseminated through various levels and platforms.

Develop a Knowledge Management Strategy, focusing on (i) identifying knowledge gaps by assessing and undertaking a mapping of existing knowledge management activities, guidelines and tools within the RCO and the RUNOs; (ii) expanding flow of knowledge and information on Spotlight; (iii) contributing to and sharing best practices and knowledge; (iv) effectively communicating and liaising with all RUNO agencies to integrate knowledge management in their systems and processes; and (v) ensuring a constant and consistent flow of information gathered on the quality of the SI including human interest/life changing stories.

S/He will work closely with the RCO’s Communication and Advocacy Officer and Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer, to build the data processes and generate information on the SI and its linkage to other ongoing UN initiatives in Afghanistan.S/He will also work closely with the Communications/Knowledge Management focal points within the RUNOs to ensure cohesive messaging and data exchange.

S/He will be assigned to the RCO, reporting directly to the Senior Coordination Officer, and the overall guidance of the Head/RCO.

  • With the Communications Officers in the RCO and RUNOs, create, promote and maintain public information campaigns on the SI.
  • Provide content management support on SI (consistency of materials, translations etc.) to the RCO Communications and Advocacy Officer (CAO) for the One UN website ensuring accuracy of information prior to posting, making sure that relevant information is clearly presented, relevant and continuously updated.
  • Manage social media under the guidance of the CAO in line with corporate web and social media policy; monitor the effectiveness of social media.
  • Prepare translations of documents in Dari/Pashto as requested.
  • Ensure clear, coherent and consistent communication about the role, strategic focus and activities of the RUNOs in the SI.
  • Produce well written/quality materials that enhance external and internal communication
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) preferred in Communications, Media, Journalism, Literature, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Social Science or related field; or a Bachelor’s degree in the above fields with additional two years of relevant experience.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in related areas, with at least 2 years of experience in designing, implementing, supporting and advising in public outreach and communication strategies is required.
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is required.
  • Professional experience in external relations and/or as a journalist an asset.
  • Experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy an asset;
  • Knowledge of development and humanitarian processes and the interests of stakeholders in supporting the process (including media and CSO sectors) desirable;
  • Leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate others, involve all members of a team, inspire a sense of ownership and responsibility among staff, and elicit consistently high-quality output;
  • Ability to meet challenges, constructively and creatively;
  • Time management and organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks.
  • Fluent oral and written English is required;
  • Fluent oral and written Pashto and/or Dari languages required
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Access etc.) required, with desktop publishing experience highly desirable;
  • Videography, photography skills highly desirable;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sound understanding and capability to empower and develop the capacity of national counterparts;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel as required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other communications related experience
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in related areas, with at least 2 years of experience in designing, implementing, supporting and advising in public outreach and communication strategies is required.
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and good knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is required.
  • Professional experience in external relations and/or as a journalist an asset.
  • Experience at the national or international level in public relations, communications or advocacy an asset;
  • Knowledge of development and humanitarian processes and the interests of stakeholders in supporting the process (including media and CSO sectors) desirable;
  • Leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate others, involve all members of a team, inspire a sense of ownership and responsibility among staff, and elicit consistently high-quality output;
  • Ability to meet challenges, constructively and creatively;
  • Time management and organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks.
  • Fluent oral and written English is required;
  • Fluent oral and written Pashto and/or Dari languages required
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Access etc.) required, with desktop publishing experience highly desirable;
  • Videography, photography skills highly desirable;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sound understanding and capability to empower and develop the capacity of national counterparts;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to travel as required.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness

Medical Doctor 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Medical Doctor

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
01 November 2020
until 30 April 2021 with possibility of extension
02 December 2020

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

UNAMA Medical is the primary health care provider for all UNAMA staff. The Section aims to protect and promote staff health, to sustain and improve their working capacity, to contribute to a safe and healthy working environment, and to promote the adaptation of work to the capabilities of staff, taking account of their health status. With this in mind and given the current heightened security situation in the mission environment, we are seeking medical officers with specialty in emergency medicine and or with skill sets acquired from qualification or extensive experience in the coordination of medical emergencies in the field. Under the direct supervision of Chief Medical Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Clinical Duties/ Emergency care:

  • Respond to medical and trauma emergencies 24/7;
  • Stabilize and refer/evacuate emergency medical and trauma cases;
  • Development of emergency capacity of medical facilities in the UN;
  • Assist in refresher training for Emergency trauma bag first responder course, individual first aid kit (IFAK) course and emergency first aid training;
  • Provision of medical incident command system training;
  • Revision and rehearsal of mass casualty plan in UN compounds;
  • Participate and coordinate in-extremis exercises in UN compounds;
  • Medical escort in aeromedical evacuations within Afghanistan;
  • Prepare and update all emergency equipment;
  • Identify and liaise with local health facilities that could be of help in mass casualty incidents;
  • Provide in-extremis support to UNAFPs.

Routine care:

  • Undertake day-to-day clinical duties, for example, the walk-in-clinic;
  • Undertake day-to-day occupational health duties: Pre-placement, periodic and exit medical examinations, immunizations, maintain
  • Current listing of staff members with chronic health conditions;
  • Prepare UN staff for travelling and rapid deployment by: Providing immunizations, malaria prophylaxis, travel kits, personal health maintenance briefing and etc.;
  • Refer and follow up of staff members in need of specialist consultations;
  • Verify all medical reports and advise staff members;
  • Provide health education to all mission staff members across the board;
  • Participate in addressing work environment and occupational health issues;
  • Carry out hygiene inspections of the common places e.g. Cafeterias, GYM and ablution units; offices, UNOE Residences and etc.;
  • Carry our health promotion and prevention activities.

General:

  • Perform other related duties to the above assignment as requested by the CMO.
  • Support day-to-day operations through liaising with the various components in the mission and the local health care providers
  • Participate in meetings arranged on health-related issues as and when assigned by the CMO.
  • This position is to provide support to the UN and it partners.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Minimum requirement is a general practitioner Medical Officer with a degree in Medicine.

60 Months

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible clinical experience in medical care including emergency and trauma care

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
General human medicine (with clinical experience)

Residency/internship/extensive experience in Emergency Medicine, Trauma care, ICU, Surgery, Anaesthesiology or Internal medicine

will be an added advantage .There is a need for recruiting General Practitioners who have continuous medical education and experience (not just formal education). Knowledge in the following continuous medical education and certification is highly desirable as this experience will ensure that training can be given to staff members as well as experience in stabilization and referral of medical and trauma emergencies.

  • Advanced Trauma life Support (ATLS);
  • Basic Cardiac Life support (BCLS;
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS);
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS);
  • Knowledge in clinical and occupational, tropical/travel medicine and emergency responses;
  • Aeromedical evacuations;
  • Ability to provide first aid training to staff members
Yes

Accountability, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Haiti and legal residents of (program country or territory) with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 2-12-2020

Nurse 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Nurse

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
01 December 2020
until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
02 December 2020

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

The JMS is the primary health care provider for all UNAMA staff. It aims to protect and promote staff health, to sustain and improve their working capacity, to contribute to a safe and healthy working environment, and to promote the adaptation of work to the capabilities of staff, taking account of their health status. With this in mind and given the current heightened security situation in the mission environment, we are seeking candidates with experience in providing healthcare in hardship duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Medical Officer, the UN Volunteer nurse will undertake the following tasks:

  • Attend the UNAMA medical clinic on a full time basis;
  • Assist the head nurse in supervising and coordinating nursing activities in JMS;
  • Implement infection prevention and control measures both in the clinics and in UN compounds;
  • Provide hands-on care to patients by administering medications, managing intravenous lines, observing and monitoring patients' conditions, maintaining records and communicating with doctors.
  • Provide health promotion, counselling and education. Interpret patient information and make critical decisions about needed actions.
  • Evaluate nursing activities to ensure patient care, staff relations, and efficiency of service;
  • Observe nursing care and visit patients to ensure that nursing care is carried out as directed, and treatment administered in accordance with physician's instructions;
  • Accompany physician on rounds, and keep informed of special orders concerning patients;
  • Identify learning needs of nursing staff and design training programs for skill development;
  • Direct preparation and maintenance of patients' clinical records;
  • Inspects rooms and wards for cleanliness and comfort;
  • Serve as a role model for nursing employees and demonstrates leadership ability and management skills through fair decision making;
  • Ensure medical equipment and consumables are available and ready for use at all times.
  • Perform other related duties to the above assignment as requested by the CMO.
  • Support day-to-day operations through liaising with the various components in the mission and the local health care providers
  • Participate in meetings arranged on health related issues as and when assigned by the CMO.
  • This position is to provide support to the UN. It is not a humanitarian position requiring interaction with the local population.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Computer literate with the ability to use MS word, excel, powerpoint and email.

36 Months

A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in nursing care.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Nursing and midwifery
  • Proven work experience in clinical nursing;
  • Caring and compassionate nature ;
  • Excellent teamwork, verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to deal with emotionally charged and pressured situations;
  • Resilience and stamina.
No

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

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Application deadline: 2-12-2020

Information Management Officer 03 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
03 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 Head of Communications or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Information management officer Information management officer will:

  • Act as the main focal point between the core communications team and the COVID-19 components of the projects to collect data and support communications products.
  • Act as the partnerships and communications focal point for the intra-office COVID taskforce.
  • Collect data for press releases, success stories, articles and other web content and make these available in English, Dari and Pashto to facilitate their broader dissemination for the programme pillar;
  • Support the CO and UNDP projects in the design and branding of outreach-oriented print materials.
  • Increase visibility of UNDP's mandate and SDGs through public website and social media use.
  • Produces internal communication on COVID (preventing, social distancing etc.) and external materials what effect the COVID crisis has had on development.
  • Produce high quality photography, videography and other digital media products for CO and projects
  • Pitch UNDP successes to the media and manage dissemination of information to the public; including oversee the development of TV spots and radio announcements.
  • Support Country Office programme pillars in designing and developing publications and other information management products, when required.
  • Provide support on translation to Pashto and Dari when required.
  • Support event planning to promote UNDP messages among partners, beneficiaries and other.
  • Undertake field visits to collect data, document donor specific UNDP’s work and success and produce beneficiary films from the field for different projects and for donors.
  • Provide support on designing infographics, filming, photography or any digital media work.
  • Provide support on drafting of minutes of meetings, reports, speeches, talking points, press statements, newsletter and website articles.
  • Develop sustainable relationships with representatives of the press at the local, national, and international levels
  • Liaise with projects in UNDP country office to ensure cooperative approach to partnerships and communications, contributes to the “partnerships” database / platform.
  • Undertake data collection and management of UNDP COVID-19 response at the country level.
  • Represents UNDP in UN task team on COVID.
  • Any other tasks as required to support partnerships and communications unit.

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

University degree (Bachelors or equivalent) in Communications, Media, Journalism, Literature, Arts, Social Sciences, Humanities, Political Science or related field

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in communications or related field is required.
  • Good understanding and familiarity of the current development and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly COVID-19.
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is an asset.
  • UN experience desirable.
  • Good writing and editorial skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in communications or related field is required.
  • Good understanding and familiarity of the current development and humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, particularly COVID-19.
  • Experience in the usage of media technology, social media for public information, and knowledge and experience in handling of web-based management systems is an asset.
  • UN experience desirable.
  • Good writing and editorial skills
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

IUNV Monitoring & Reporting Advisor 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months
06 December 2020

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

The Monitoring and Reporting Advisor will be part of the Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Team providing technical support to Project Advisors, including IEC and ECC and will work under the supervision and guidance of the Monitoring and Reporting Specialist.

The M&R Advisor will assist the project with the development and revision of the log frames, risk and issues logs; and timely reporting to UNDP and donor partners about progress updates. In addition, the Monitoring and Reporting Advisor will support IEC and ECC M&E Units with their own M&E planning and internal reporting.

The M&R Advisor will assist development of weekly and monthly reporting and will contribute to quarterly and annual reports in line with UNDP formats and standards, One UN quarterly, bi-annual and annual reports as applicable; and donor specific reports to EU. He/she will work closely with other Project Advisors and Specialists to implement the UNESP Communication and Visibility Plan.

The M&R Advisor will assist management of the online activity management matrix, and support updating of the UNESP monitoring plan and implementation plan for submission to Governance for Peace Programme Unit. The M&R Advisor will participate in Country Office led M&E working group meetings to share lessons and contribute to coordination efforts in the Country Office.

Key Results/Indicators

  • Development and implementation of project planning and monitoring system;
  • Development and implementation of the monitoring plan in line with the Annual Work Plan and UNDP standards;
  • Updating of Risks and Issues Logs in line with UNDP standards;
  • Donor reporting; and
  • If applicable, review of the Results Resources Framework, with electoral-related project indicators.

Establishment and ongoing implementation of a standardized project reporting mechanism including effective and timely reporting to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Assist in writing project reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual) and donor-specific reports, against the results framework, including documentation of success stories;
  • Assist development of project updates to donors and stakeholders;
  • Assist development of presentations for various project meetings and workshops;
  • Assist development of communication products to donors and stakeholders.

Capacity Building advisory support to IEC and ECC on M&E and reporting.

  • Work closely with the IEC and ECC M&E Unit and the Training and Capacity Building Department, as well as other relevant key personnel to develop monitoring systems to track implementation of the operational concept and strategic plan;
  • Support the IEC and ECC to set up a system of internal monitoring, data collection to monitor progress and production of internal reports for management;
  • Assist the IEC and ECC in developing and implementing a system to guide progress reporting to electoral stakeholders;

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, e.g. Monitoring and Evaluation/ Political/Social Sciences, Business Administration, Public Administration, Communication, or other.

36 Months
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant professional Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting experience;
  • Strong M&E and Results Based Management experience, preferably with UNDP context;
  • Proven analytical skills to collect, synthesize, analyse data for compiled analytical reporting writing, including identification of lessons learned and risks/issues;
  • Strong report writing skills to internal and external partners;
  • Experience in M&E capacity building advisory to stakeholders;
  • Working experience in Afghanistan or a demonstrable knowledge/understanding of the current electoral-political context is desirable;
  • Ability to motivate others, involve all members of a team, inspire a sense of ownership and responsibility among staff, and elicit consistently high-quality output;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, and to remain calm under pressure;
  • Time management and organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks;
  • Working experience in hardship post is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant professional Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting experience;
  • Strong M&E and Results Based Management experience, preferably with UNDP context;
  • Proven analytical skills to collect, synthesize, analyse data for compiled analytical reporting writing, including identification of lessons learned and risks/issues;
  • Strong report writing skills to internal and external partners;
  • Experience in M&E capacity building advisory to stakeholders;
  • Working experience in Afghanistan or a demonstrable knowledge/understanding of the current electoral-political context is desirable;
  • Ability to motivate others, involve all members of a team, inspire a sense of ownership and responsibility among staff, and elicit consistently high-quality output;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, and to remain calm under pressure;
  • Time management and organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks;
  • Working experience in hardship post is an asset.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Access etc.);
  • Previous work experience in Afghanistan is an asset; knowledge of Afghanistan’s culture, tradition and Islamic context certainly an advantage;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sound understanding and capability to empower and develop the capacity of national counterparts;
  • Knowledge of cultural and traditional values and norms within an Islamic country context is advantageous;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent command of oral and written English.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

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Application deadline: 6-12-2020

M&E and Reporting Advisor 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNRCO Afghanistan
Open

M&E and Reporting Advisor

International Specialist
UNRCO
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
12 months
06 December 2020

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

The SI M&E and Reporting Advisor (SI-MRA) will be part of a team within the RCO providing technical support to both the RCO and the Recipient UN Organisations (RUNOs) implementing the SI programme, namely: UNICEF, UNFPA, UN Women, and UNDP. S/He will work under the overall guidance of the Head/RCO, and under the direct supervision of the National SI Senior Coordination Officer.

The SI-MRA is expected to assist the RUNOs with the development of the M&E log frames, risk logs and to implement a sound internal monitoring system that will capture all aspects of the programme. The SI-MRA will provide timely progress updates to the RCO.

In addition, the SI-MRA will work closely with the RUNO’s and RCO M&E staff, to coordinate data collection, provide technical assistance where needed, and ensure that the M&E and Reporting Plan is incorporated into their planning.

The SI-MRA, in collaboration with the Senior Coordinator and the RUNO focal points, is the main person responsible for coordinating the establishment and implementation of the project’s monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems, also working closely with the RCO’s Monitoring, Data and Reporting Officer.

The SI-MRA is further responsible for developing the required SI reports, updates, and progress documents, in line with SI formats/guidelines and standards, as well as working closely with the SI Communications Officer to produce knowledge products for stakeholders. S/He will work closely with other electoral project Advisors and specialist to gather and transfer data and produce accurate electoral reports and flow of communication.

The SI-MRA will form a M&E-R working group with the RUNOs’ focal points to develop the tools and templates for data collection, evaluation and reporting, as well as design the plan for M&E-R activities throughout the project life.

Key Results/Indicators

  • Thorough development and in-depth implementation of project M&E-R at the highest standards as per the SI project document;
  • Lead the development and implementation of the project’s M&E plans, including review of indicators, targets, means of verification and monitoring steps at output and activity level, and in line with the Annual Work Plan and per UN standards;
  • Take the lead to develop plans and monitoring the project’s Risks and Issues matrix’s in line with UN standards;
  • Develop and refine the project’s internal monitoring system to gather results-based project progress data and input from primary sources (RUNOs), as well as secondary/external sources;
  • In collaboration with the Senior Coordination Officer, review the project Results Resources Framework.

Establishment and ongoing implementation of a standardized project reporting mechanism including effective and timely reporting to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Take the lead in writing the required Project Reports, capturing in a comprehensive analytical manner project progress against Results Framework; including the documentation of success stories, achievements, lessons learned, risks and issues;
  • Take the lead in developing project Updates to donors and stakeholders in a timely manner, using the most professional writing and SI formatting requirements;
  • Actively participate in the development of project management-related documents and concise reports and power-point presentations for various project meetings and workshops;
  • Support the Senior Coordination Officer and Head/RCO, and work closely with the SI Communication Officer and RUNOs to ensure accurate and timely project progress reporting and communication to donors and stakeholders in line with SI requirements.

Capacity building/advisory support to RUNOS and partners to establish an internal Planning and M&E system, facilitating the set-up of progress reports to the RC, RUNOs, EU, GoIRA, and stakeholders.

  • Support the RUNOs to identify M&E indicators that measure the social impact of the SI activities;
  • Provide capacity building efforts as needed to the RCO and RUNOs to set up a system of internal monitoring and regular and systematic internal data collection to monitor progress and produce internal reports for project management;
  • Assist the RUNOs and RCO in developing a system to produce the required progress reports;
  • Support the RUNOs to identify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);
  • Support the RUNOs to produce required evaluative reports, drawing on KPIs;
  • Consult with the RUNOs, in coordination with the Senior Coordination Officer, to assess needs of staff and to organize opportunities for training and education, as appropriate;
  • Lead the project’s regular reporting and progress updates, and document capacity building support.

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 is preferred, in Monitoring and Evaluation, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Communication, or other related fields.An undergraduate degree with an additional two years of relevant experience will be considered.

84 Months
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional Monitoring and Evaluation experience;
  • Strong M&E and Results Based Management experience, preferably with UN context;
  • Strong knowledge of gender concepts and tools for measuring social change related to gender;
  • Proven analytical skills to collect, synthesize, analyse data for compiled analytical reporting writing, including identification of lessons learned and risks/issues;
  • Strong report writing skills to internal and external partners;
  • Experience in M&E capacity building advisory to stakeholders;
  • Working experience in Afghanistan or a demonstrable knowledge/understanding of the current gender and women’s rights context is desirable;
  • Leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate others, involve all members of a team, inspire a sense of ownership and responsibility among staff, and elicit consistently high-quality output;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, and to remain calm under pressure;
  • Time management and organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks;
  • Working experience in hardship post is required.
  • Knowledge of Pashto and/or Dari languages would be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant professional Monitoring and Evaluation experience;
  • Strong M&E and Results Based Management experience, preferably with UN context;
  • Strong knowledge of gender concepts and tools for measuring social change related to gender;
  • Proven analytical skills to collect, synthesize, analyse data for compiled analytical reporting writing, including identification of lessons learned and risks/issues;
  • Strong report writing skills to internal and external partners;
  • Experience in M&E capacity building advisory to stakeholders;
  • Working experience in Afghanistan or a demonstrable knowledge/understanding of the current gender and women’s rights context is desirable;
  • Leadership qualities, including the ability to motivate others, involve all members of a team, inspire a sense of ownership and responsibility among staff, and elicit consistently high-quality output;
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change, and to remain calm under pressure;
  • Time management and organizational skills, with the ability to undertake multiple tasks;
  • Working experience in hardship post is required.
  • Knowledge of Pashto and/or Dari languages would be an asset.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, Access etc.);
  • Previous work experience in Afghanistan is an asset; including knowledge of Afghanistan’s culture, tradition and Islamic context certainly an advantage;
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment with sound understanding and capability to empower and develop the capacity of national counterparts;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and excellent command of oral and written English.
No

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

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Application deadline: 6-12-2020