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Country Coordination Officer 28 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Algeria
UNICEF
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
Arabic,French,English
01 December 2020
6 months
28 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 Deputy Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer (Monitoring Officer) will support:

  1. Coordination and collaboration with UN Agencies and Government partners to advance on the Agenda 2030 and the SDGs and to deliver UN comprehensive response to Covid-19:
  • Support design, formulation, and implementation, monitoring and reporting of UN joint programmes, and joint programming processes amongst UN entities with a view for joint resource mobilization;
  • Provide technical support to UN Social Development Results Group chaired by UNICEF in close collaboration with participating agencies and Government departments for UN Strategic Cooperation Framework (CdCS);
  • Support design, formulation, and implementation, monitoring and reporting of UNICEF response to COVID-19 aligned with the United Nations response to COVID-19;
  • support internal coordination work of UN Social Development Results Group chaired by UNICEF and the formulation and development of the Joint Work Plans through organizing meetings and maintaining records, and meeting the requirements of the to RCO from UNICEF in a timely manner maintaining quality in all aspects of planning and reporting;
  • Through active participation in RCO meetings as well as other inter-agency working groups providing updates on UN’s engagement in Algeria, provide inputs and recommendations to inform decision-making by the UNCT in relation to repositioning of the UN System in Algeria.
  1. Undertake Advocacy and Communication activities in Algeria
  • Contribute and provide inputs to strategic advocacy and communication advise to UNICEF on the 2030 Agenda considering Algeria country context and boost impact of programmatic objectives particularly related to response plan to Covid-19;
  • Together with UNICEF communication for development officer and UN communication colleagues, support of the COVID-19 risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) response;
  • Together with UN communication colleagues in Algeria, work on messaging for social media posts, review and provide inputs to advocacy materials considering Algeria context;
  • Monitor media in the areas related to the UNICEF's mandate and programmes in Algeria, as well as other issues relevant to the UNICEF brand and positioning;
  • In line with the UN Communication Strategy and Workplan, participate in organization of UN Day event and / or other international events in Algeria
  • Give presentations and conduct outreach activities as required (e.g. in schools).
  1. Coordination of the Research, Evaluation and quality assurance work within and outside the organization:
  • Support the design and implementation of the study on socioeconomic impact of the Covid-19 and other relevant UN analytical work in close coordination with the RCO and UN agencies;
  • extend technical support and contribute significantly to “Evaluation” work being undertaken by the ACO which entails strengthening the evaluation systems and processes within the office and working with the Government and the partners to strengthen the national evaluation capacities in Algeria;
  • Support additional activities relating to quality assurance, Results Based Management and planning and monitoring.
Master degree or equivalent
  • A Master degree in a relevant field of expertise (e.g. Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or other related fields);
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in working with UN agencies and/or the government, with an understanding of the UN coordination /reporting and coordinating Evaluation related work.
  • Experience in programme planning and reporting at national and/or international setting desirable
  • Excellent technical capacities (proven by 2 or more years of relevant work experience) in strategic planning and monitoring, Results Based Management & specifically in Design and use of Evaluations.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in working for children, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Algerie et les résidents légaux de (Algerie) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.

Date limite pour postuler : 28-11-2020

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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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Maroc et les résidents légaux de (Maroc) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.

Date limite pour postuler : 29-11-2020

Focal Point for the UN Common Country Analysis 02 December 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Algeria
WFP
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
French,English
01 January 2021
6 months
02 December 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of WFP Country Director or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer specialist will:

  1. Act as focal point and support the Country Director and the UN Country team (UNCT) in the formulation and update of the Common Country Analysis (CCA) as well as of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF);
  2. Engage the Resident Coordinator Office (RCO) and UNCT members as well as the RCO/CCA/UNSDCF consultants about the CCA/UNSDCF deliverables and processes.
  3. Engage with FAO, UNICEF, IFAD and other food security and nutrition actors to jointly advocate for the inclusion of SDG2 related issues in the CCA/UNSDCF, based on quality data.
  4. During the CCA/UNSDCF process, ensure that SDG2 elements are taken into consideration and well-captured. Make available any WFP-supported reports and assessments.
  5. Proactively support the CD to contribute to UNCT discussions and comment on the emerging CCA report.
  6. Support the Country Director in deciding whereas any food security assessment is needed for the CCA formulation/update and for UNSDCF design and draft required concept notes as needed.
  7. Support the Country Director in his approach to the Government to clarify whether a Zero Hunger strategic review (ZHSR) is desired. Where relevant, introduce or build on the ZHSR approach as a key analytical input for the CCA.
  8. Support the implementation of the ZHSR process and advocate for the establishment of a follow-up mechanisms, to ensure that SDG2 analysis is an ongoing function (like the CCA), while consistently examining and providing a planning horizon up to 2030.
  9. Assist counterparts in governments and other partners in identifying where food assistance can be usefully employed and provide support and technical expertise for the planning, formulation and implementation of moderately complex food assistance programmes to strengthen government and community ownership and effectiveness of food security and nutrition programmes at national and sub-national levels.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A Bachelor degree is required in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science or other related fields.

60 Months
  • Has experience working across the WFP Program portfolio including VAM/Nutrition and social safety net;
  • Has engaged in policy discussions and provided input into policy decisions;
  • Has engaged with UNCT and government counterparts on policy discussions including United Nations Cooperation Frameworks (UNSDCFs - previously named UNDAFs), Common Country Analysis (CCAs);
  • Has experience with complex analysis and has a sound understanding of methodologies of data collection.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Food safety and nutrition, Monitoring and evaluation
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams, Commitment to Continuous Learning

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Application deadline: 02 December 2020

Associate Political Affairs Officer 03 December 2020 Int. Specialist DPA Ethiopia
DPA
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English
Immediate
12 months
03 December 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Horn of Africa or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Conduct research on issues pertaining to peace and security as well as political developments in assigned countries in the Horn of Africa Region;
  • Prepare a range of internal reports and briefing papers, including but not limited to situation reports, political profiles, notes to file, background papers, briefing notes, code cables and talking points for the Special Envoy and other senior staff;
  • Develops and maintain professional relationships, which support the work of the Office, including representatives of international organizations and other relevant partners;
  • Monitor information and news sources for the production of daily news clippings as well as media reports;
  • Follow up on political and security developments in assigned countries in the Horn region;
  • Reach out to Civil Society Organizations, think thanks, academia in the Horn Region for in-depth analysis of the political and security situation;
  • Undertake other relevant tasks and assignments as requested.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree in International Relations, Political Science or related discipline.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in political affairs, government, diplomacy, peacebuilding, conflict resolution or international development.
  • Prior experience in political analysis and reporting is essential, preferably in the context of Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Proven ability or interest to work with government officials or International, Regional or Sub-Regional organizations is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting

Computer skills: 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.

No

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Application deadline: 03 December 2020

Project Manager /Cost Accountant 03 December 2020 Int. Expert ECA Ethiopia
ECA
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
03 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 Director of Administration and the Chief Finance and Budget or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer UNV Project Manager /Cost Accountant will:

  • Develop and document a standard service costing methodology used to cost (unit and composite costs) and explain the total cost of service provision to internal clients;
  • Build costing spreadsheet/database that can be linked to service catalogue;
  • Actively communicate with service providers and management. Help establish understanding momentum for a maintained, central service catalogue;
  • Work with focal points to ensure catalogue service details are provided and verified;
  • Provide guidance to DoA focal points on providing service costing details and on starting service and activity costing as part of their Annual Business Plans;
  • Support the Director in interagency advisory groups focusing on administration and operational support, such as Business Operation Strategy (BOS), common premises, and Common Back Offices (CBOs);
  • In relation to the UNDS reform, contribute actively in developing, documenting and executing detailed project work plans and schedule;
  • Assists with developing project status reports to communicate project performance to senior management;
  • Anticipates and evaluates potential risk areas throughout the duration of the project and proposes/pursues mitigation, avoidance, and corrective action plans to management as necessary, escalates issues to Unit Head’s/Director’s attention for guidance and assistance in reaching a resolution;
  • Assists in scheduling planning, status, design review, and issue management meetings for key unit projects;
  • Manage project updates and related documentation, and
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, and/or Finance
180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional mixed work experience in: conducting service costing exercises; cost accounting, budget planning, operational support, and project management;
  • PRINCE2 foundation and practitioner certification (or equivalent) is required;
  • Advanced skills in working in Excel and MS project is required;
  • Excellent English oral and written skills is a must;
  • Experience in service management is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of IFRS/IPSAS an advantage;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners;
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other finance, economics and administration related experience
  • Experience in conducting service costing exercises; cost accounting, budget planning, operational support, and project management
  • PRINCE2 foundation and practitioner certification (or equivalent) is required;
  • Advanced skills in working in Excel and MS project is required
No

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Application deadline: 03 December 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