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Associate Conduct and Discipline Officer (Prevention) 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Bossangoa, Kanga Bandoro, Kongbo, M'boki, Obo, Yaloke, Bambari, Berberati, Bossembele, Bouar, M'baiki, Bozoum, Sibut, Paoua, Ndele, Mongoumba, Bangassou, Bria, Birao (CAF)
French,English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
06 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 overall supervision of the Deputy Chief of Conduct and Discipline Team and the direct responsibility of theTeam leader, Prevention Pillar, the UN Volunteer Associate conduct and discipline officer (Prevention), within the limit of his delegated powers, will perform the following tasks:

  • Contributes to the design, development, delivery and evaluation of training, learning and development programmes for military and police personnel.

    Periodically monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of training and learning and develops appropriate reports.

  • With guidance from the Leader, Training pillar, ensure that mandatory e-learning and training courses, including SEA Prevention certification courses in Inspira and other learning platforms are rolled out across the mission, with a focus on military personnel to achieve CDT’s training and internal sensitization goals.

  • Assist with the design of training templates, modules and materials for the uniformed personnel.

  • Develops training tools and participates in the assessment of training needs as a SEA prevention tool.,

  • Serve as focal point for liaison with the Force U7 training Unit, the Police Training and Capacity Development Unit in the strong coordination of trainings to all uniformed personnel, as well reporting on training.

  • Contribute to maintaining and monitoring a training data management system for all categories of personnel; perform data mining and data analysis to produce narrative and statistical reports;

  • Strengthen the Mission’s SEA risk management framework by coordinating the identification of risks to SEA and other misconduct, analyzing and evaluating risks and ensuring appropriate risk treatment options are designed.

  • Assist with the databasing and reporting of the risk management activities.

  • Contributes to the development and maintaining of CDT risk register

  • Assists with training and facilitating the work of the Mission’s risk management group / focal points.

  • Engage in day-to-day coordination of activities with other mission components (e.g. legal officers, personnel, security, training, child protection and UN entities);

  • Identify trends/patterns, lessons learned and best practice relating to conduct and discipline issues with a view to furthering the mission’s objectives in policy development, preventive actions and awareness building initiatives;

  • Assume all other related duties as requested by the direct supervisor;

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in the field of social sciences, political science, law, human rights, human resources management, enterprise risk management or other related fields. Familiarity with administrative, labour, criminal and/or military law and principles is desirable. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree

60 Months

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible working experience in positions in the field of conduct and discipline, law, human rights, human resources management, training and/or enterprise risk management. Experience with database management and reporting are desirable. Experience with the application of UN rules and regulations related to conduct and discipline is desirable, as well as experience in UN peacekeeping missions

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other emergency management experience

Ability to work productively under pressure and cope with tight deadlines.

Ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Databases

Yes

Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

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Application deadline: 06-12-2020

Programme assistant 10 December 2020 Int. Youth UNWomen Morocco
Open

Programme assistant

International Youth
UNWomen
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
English,French
04 January 2021
12 months
10 December 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.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Support the formulation and the effective implementation of the programmes:

  • Support the planning, implementation and monitoring phases of programmatic activities;
  • Support the development of programme work plans and budgets and in their quarterly updates;
  • Assist in collecting data, assessing and reporting key results for progress reportin and support production of periodic reports (quarterly and/or annual);
  • Support documentation for best practices and lessons learned linked tostrategic and operational objectives of the programmes and assist in writing success stories about results achieved and efforts;
  • Support quality assurance in the review of documentation, reports and e-mails and initiate corrective actions;
  • Support in the preparation of terms of reference for the consultants needed in order to achieve the work plan deliverables;
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to programmes meetings and committees;
  • Maintain an efficient filing/documentation system of programme documents, ensuring their safekeeping;
  • Maintain good relations and effective coordination between institutional partners, civil society, and the United Nations development system.

2. Support the financial monitoring of programme activities:

  • Formulate the budget, control allotments, monitor expenditures, and prepare revisions according to the needs of the programmes;
  • Create projects, perform budget revisions in Atlas, and determine unutilized funds;
  • Monitor the setup of budgets in ATLAS to ensure their accordance with budgets agreed with donors and are input into ATLAS;
  • Contribute to the preparation of regular financial reviews and reports of the programmes;
  • Prepare the supporting documents and requests for procurement and payments;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor;
Master degree or equivalent

International Development, International Relations, Political Sciences; Economics, Finance or Equivalent.

12 Months

Up to a 1 year of experience

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Application deadline: 10 December 2020

Associate Protection Officer (Cluster) 13 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Central African Republic
UNHCR
Central African Republic
Bangui (CAF)
English
Immediate
12 months
13 December 2020

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

  • Assist the Protection Cluster Coordinator (PC) with a particular emphasis on information management and communication among Cluster members and other relevant partners, as well as training and capacity –building for members and partners;
  • Interact with PC members and maintain close contact with OCHA for the collection and transmission of periodic reports and documents required; elaborate routines for the timely production of these reports;
  • Ensure liaison with thematic working groups (Area of Responsibility - AoRs) under the PC (SGBV, Child Protection, House Land and Property Issues), as well as Protection working groups /focal points at the territorial Level and national protection cluster to ensure follow-up of recommendations and alerts, input into joint analysis and advocacy initiatives, and into protection strategies;
  • Compile and review thematic information/data from PC members with a view to drafting a consolidate Protection Cluster periodic newsletters on a monthly basis;
  • Assist in the collection of information and analysis of protection data, in the form of reports and/or maps, in particular in view of advocacy with the UN Peace-Keeping Mission on priority protection areas;
  • Alert and consult with nuclear PC members in case of emergency and assist in organising joint evaluation protection missions;
  • Assist in the research of data and analysis in support to the Protection Cluster advocacy initiatives, organize advocacy for a with relevant target groups as deemed appropriate;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Refer PC recommendations to members and UN Agencies/NGOs concerned and ensure/follow-up their implementation;
  • Coordinate the development of Protection strategies in context of Pooled Fund process, ensure timely information of PC members of applicable rules and procedures, ensure that submissions are timely received and ensure review of submission as per Pooled Fund procedure;
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. Contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Support the follow-up of all matters linked to resource mobilisation, including the Humanitarian Action Plan;
  • Design, plan and deliver training in coordination with order actors for target audience as per PC recommendations, in particular with regard to protection mainstreaming, age & gender issues, Protection Monitoring and advocacy, follow-up the impact of training in accordance with indicators;
  • Elaborate essential documents for the Cluster, as well as preparatory documents, draft agenda and convene Protection Cluster meetings, and draft meeting minutes.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree; University degree in Law, International Law, Political Science, or related field

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Experience in information management and communication in Humanitarian and Protection affairs, in particular in the framework of Protection Clusters. Experience with relevant information management tools and software is desirable;
  • Field experience in particular of working with persons of concern desirable;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts and partners;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to design, organize, deliver and evaluate training/capacity building activities;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, as well as of relevant UNHCR and inter-agency policies and guidelines on Protection;

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of the UN Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, as well as of relevant UNHCR and inter-agency policies and guidelines on Protection;
  • Experience working with data management and reporting
  • Very good reporting and writing skills
  • Excellent drafting skills in both French and English
  • Good IT skills including database management skills
  • Deep field and remote locations work experience in the humanitarian sector in Africa, especially in the Central African Republic.
  • Experience in working independently without closed supervision in challenging setting, with strong systematic approach to analyze and manage problems.
No

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

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Application deadline: 13-12-2020

Associate Protection Officer 15 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Central African Republic
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Central African Republic
Bria (CAF)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
15 December 2020

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

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs, Other emergency management experience
  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.
  • Deep field and remote locations work experience in the humanitarian sector in Africa, especially in CAR will be of great assets.
  • Experience in working independently without closed supervision in challenging setting, with strong systematic approach to analyze and manage problems.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office applications with capacity to do statistical reports.
No

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

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Application deadline: 15-12-2020