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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Information Management Officer (IMO) 26 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Senegal
UNDP
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
French,English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
26 November 2020

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

The UN Volunteer will work under the supervision of the UNDP Resident Representative and Deputy Resident Representative, in the key functions listed below. He will also work closely with the UNV Regional Communication team.

Develop and maintain Country Office Information Management System related to UNDP’s Covid-19 response:

  • Coordinate with information management network groups in UNCT as well as UNDP project teams with aim to facilitate information exchange and the promotion of data and information standards related to Covid-19 response;
  • Engage with counterparts in government to ensure that information activities are coordinated and consistent with national standards and practices;
  • Support in development of information management tools and platforms that supports to showcasing of UN/UNDP work on Covid – 19 response and recovery;
  • Produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a storyline; develop advocacy materials including posters, presentations and other visual materials;
  • Manage content on relevant web platforms, provide overall quality control for the platform and ensure content is current, visible, comprehensive and follows relevant metadata standards;
  • Advocate for the use of data standards and common platforms, and for the open exchange of information;

Support in monitoring UNDP’s Health systems support as part of COVID response (and UNCT wherever possible):

  • Design, develop and manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools for capturing Health system support especially health supplies at sub-national levels for COVID response;
  • Consolidate and document operational information (stock, distribution, storage, inventory etc) on a regular schedule to support analysis and ensure the quality of high-value data for accuracy, consistency and comparability;
  • Develop and maintain spatial operational datasets in accordance with relevant standards and guidance;
  • Produce and update high-quality map products related to heath supplies/ products in states and region level services;
  • Maintain a repository of spatial data and ensure that the data are documented and accessible to all partners through local and/or online services;

Support in information management related to Socio economic impact assessments and emergency preparedness and response:

  • Support the team to carry out a rapid survey to comprehensively assess the impact of COVID-19 on MSMEs and needs analysis activities, including secondary data reviews, preliminary scenario definitions and multi-cluster initial rapid assessments;
  • Support CO and assessment teams in cross-sectional Sectoral and community specific socio impact assessment in specific vulnerable geographical areas and specific sectors like agriculture, livelihoods etc.
  • Participate in the development and revision of data standards and advise on the application of these standards into local systems and processes;
  • Provide advice on the various assessment designs to ensure data quality;
  • Manage platforms and tools that support data collection and analysis such as KoBo Toolbox and Open Data Kit (ODK);
  • Organize, design and carry out the evaluation and analysis of location specific datasets through meaningful statistical techniques;
  • Perform other related duties as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • an advanced university degree (i.e. Master's degree or equivalent) in Emergency Management, Geographic Information Systems, Information Management, Communication, Computer Science, Statistics, Graphic Design, Social Sciences or other relevant field is required; a first-level university degree (i.e. Bachelor's degree or equivalent) in one of the afore-mentioned academic disciplines in combination with qualifying relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree;
36 Months
  • Minimum 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in information management, information systems, disaster management, humanitarian action or in related field is required;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other communications related experience
No

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

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sénégal and legal residents in Sénégal with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”

Application deadline: 26-11-2020

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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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