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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Community Safe Migration Roll-out Volunteer 26 April 2021 Community Volunteer IOM Lao People's Democratic Rep
IOM
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
Laotian,English
Immediate
4 months
26 April 2021

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of designated IOM focal point in the country of assignment, the UN Community Volunteer will:

  • Support the implementation of the safe migration information roll-out, in particular by conducting safe migration trainings to returning migrant workers in Quarantine Centers (QCs)
  • Coordinate with the IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Operation Assistant and the relevant QC management teams to arrange schedules and prepare for daily training activities
  • Ensure returned migrant workers receive adequate information on safe migration, including return and reintegration, as per IOM training materials
  • Provide necessary logistic support (i.e. distribute water and snacks to participants in each roll-out training) in coordination with QC staff
  • Monitor and record attendance of participants per training
  • Report to IOM focal point with accurate attendance and photo image as evidence of work
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education;
  • Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

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This is a volunteer assignment for National Community Volunteers (candidates need to be at least 18 to be eligible to apply), therefore only nationals of Laos and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 26 April 2021

Digital specialist 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNDP Mali
Open

Digital specialist

International Specialist
UNDP
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
28 April 2021

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

Under direct supervision of the Deputy Country Director (Operations) and in coordination with the Head of IT, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Assess and measure end-user adoption levels of the digital skills, identify training needs for increased awareness, or end-user skills training through e.g. daily liaison with users, end-user surveys.
  • Engage with respective units to coordinate a task force in the office to ensure digital transformation
  • Help taskforce to formulate training plans for end users, digital champions, and others
  • Organize the delivery digital tools trainings, including to new staff, new users, new SharePoint champions trainings
  • Facilitate workshop with CO units to define their SharePoint organization and ensure migration of the relevant documents on SharePoint.
  • Conduct SharePoint research, in collaboration with CO ICT, and UNDP ICT peers e.g. in HQ, to understand potential solutions, and formulate SharePoint technical solutions. In collaboration with ICT team, formulate proposals for technical upgrades, new functionality, features, automations.
  • Upon endorsement of DCD-O, develop in collaboration with CO ICT follow ups documentation for implementation planning including project planning, ToRs etc.
  • Be in charge of responsible for implementation of technical changes to the SharePoint, in close collaboration with CO ICT, including technical documentation, testing, and release planning to ensure well prepared introduction of new features/ functions to end users.
  • Report on implementation and adoption progress of digital tools, by documenting (trends) in issues, tracking these changes and developing and maintaining a risk log.
  • Document good digital practices, including produce / share relevant documentation with other CO's and UNDP colleagues.
  • Facilitate process review workshop in the different unit and identify opportunity for simplification, digitization and automatization.
  • Identify opportunity and gaps to develop innovation methodology trainings (human-centered design, agile methodology, etc.)
  • Develop communication tools around digital transformation and digital culture
  • Identify opportunity to organize digital trainings with UNDP partners
  • Support the CO to better conduct / carry out daily work processes within the SP environment. For this the Specialist will need to keep his/herself abreast with knowledge on the latest developments, innovation trends in office productivity, including of all matters Microsoft SharePoint online and other Office365 solutions, as well as other tools e.g. Slack, Trello, Yammer for online social, knowledge networking, and collaboration.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Degree level: Bachelor's degree.

Master’s Degree or professional certification in ICT , Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Type of Degree: ICT, Archives or Records Management, Business or Public Administration or other related fields

Degree level: Bachelor's degree.

Master’s Degree or professional certification in ICT , Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Type of Degree: ICT, Archives or Records Management, Business or Public Administration or other related fields

60 Months

Minimum of 5 years' experience in business process analysis, process mapping, requirements gathering and analysis; and/ or in IT advisory / consulting in international working environment;

Good understanding of information management fundamentals (or demonstrated ability to quickly learn) incl. document, records management, retention, taxonomy, e-discovery, enterprise content management;

Previous experience in international organizations, preferably with UNDP, is highly desirable.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
IT architecture and IT project management
No

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Application deadline: 28-04-2021

ICT in Education Curriculum Specialist 26 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNESCO Samoa
UNESCO
Samoa
Apia (WSM)
English
Immediate
12 months
26 April 2021

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

Development of the learning management platform and deployment of a learning management system:

  • Collaborate with the LMS Administrator and MESC curriculum division in populating the LMS system for Samoa using e.g. Moodle with content
  • Undertake a need assessment inquiry to support development of content and training that are demand responsive.
  • Identify knowledge gaps of staff in the effective implementation of the learning management system and support capacity development through appropriate training programmess.
  • Provide technical support in maintaining content within the learning management system by creating and uploading modules and courses, granting access and role-based user permissions, updating course content, and running reports.
  • Develop and publish course templates for reuse by educators in designing courses for online and blended learning delivery.
  • Support subject matter experts in the design and creating of learning materials and maintenance processes.
  • Periodically Monitor the quality of courses hosted on the learning management system with time-bound reviews/audit of course status, and coordination to eliminate duplication, conflicting or redundant content.
  • Create and Manage community/discussion forum/ social media feed system within the learning management system including functionality, appearance, tabs, and settings.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for process and quality improvements, provide feedback on usage, defects, and suggest enhancements.
  • Seek and promote collaborative partnerships to meet training needs and opportunities for the professional development of teachers and in MESC and education sector.
  • Analyze data and recommend solutions to utilize the LMS to deliver, track training and measure performance of users.
  • Create and update resources to train and support learners on how to use the technology for online and professional development.

User Management:

  • Work with subject matter experts, provide design support in developing online course materials to facilitate learning.

Course Management:

  • Publish and archive online or blended learning solutions.
  • Assigns training curricula for professional development of educators
  • Work with the Information Technology and Curriculum department of MESC to develop relevant learning outcomes and corresponding modes of delivery
  • Analyze reporting data and recommend strategic direction for MESC and education sector, or others, as appropriate.
  • Create and manage the overall course structure and sets up courses based on specifications from the curriculum staff.
  • Manage tracking of course revisions and history.
  • Build online assessments and evaluations in the learning management system for courses.

Troubleshooting:

  • Work with the curriculum staff to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to accessing the learning management system and course content, in particular for persons with disabilities.

Training of trainers for teachers, key personnel nominated by education sector and the librarians:

  • Together with the LMS Administrator, conduct basic training in using digital technologies for education for 100 students with disabilities
  • Conduct capacity development training for trainers of teachers, teachers, and MESC curriculum division staff, NUS nominated staff and others from the education sector on the preparation and delivery of online content and e-assessment of learners.
  • Conduct training of trainers in designing and delivering online courses using Moodle LMS
  • Together with the LMS Administrator, support training of 100 teachers from 20 schools to use assistive technologies for ensuring inclusion of the students with disabilities.
Doctoral degree

Education:

  • Advanced degree (a Masters’ or a PhD) in instructional design, educational design, ICT in education technologies, education pedagogies, or other related fields.
60 Months

Experience:

  • Over five years’ work experience in instruction design/ LMS:
    • ICT for education with practical experience in online learning using the Moodle LMS
    • Learning design and/or curriculum development.
    • Teaching or Training Background beneficial and passion for learning

Skills and competencies:

  • Good knowledge of multiple web design technologies, such as HTML, Web 2.0
  • Previous experience in learning management system administration.
  • Good knowledge of online teaching and learning, products and systems requirement.
  • Good knowledge of the LMS and technical competence to curate contents for LMS
  • Ability to develop instructional guidebooks and training manuals
  • Excellent analytical and drafting skills;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and able to exchange information on complex issues;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in multicultural environment with external and internal partners;
  • Excellent organization and planning skills, including the ability to organize own work priorities and deadlines. Discretion and maturity of judgement are required;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
IT architecture and IT project management

Communication and Information Sector and Education Sector.

No

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

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

Application deadline: 26 April 2021

Makani Programme Associate 22 April 2021 Nat. Youth UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
22 April 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Makani Programme Specialist, the National UN Youth Volunteer will:

  • As part of a team, contribute to the digitalisation of the Makani programme to support children accessing services remotely;
  • Support the Makani team in the rollout of the new Skills Building programme in Makani including documentation, data analysis and coordination between partners
  • Support the Makani team in capturing and documenting successes by producing knowledge management products;
  • Maintain an up-to-date program action tracker for the Makani team;
  • Document internal and external meeting and ensure they are filed on a timely basis;
  • Support the Makani team on the grounds through field visits to programme sites when necessary;
  • Prepare logistical plans for the distribution of supplies, equipment and materials;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor degree in Social Sciences, Public Administration, Logistics, Business Administration, Finance, or other similar fields;

  • With 0-1 years of experiance, demonstrated interest in UN systems, NGO’s and the humanitarian field;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Strong writing and communication skills;
  • Good organisation, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written Arabic and English is required, and knowledge of any other UN language is an asset;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Strong Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

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

Application deadline: 22-04-2021

Project Assistant 24 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Lebanon
Open

Project Assistant

National Specialist
UNWomen
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
English,Arabic
01 March 2021
10 months with possibility of extension
24 April 2021

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 WEE- Program Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV – Project Assistant will:

  1. Provide administrative and logistical support to the formulation and management of programs
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of program work plans, budgets, and proposals on program implementation arrangements, including tracking the delivery of funds.
  • Provide administrative support to the executing agencies / responsible parties on routine delivery and reporting of program supported activities and finances.
  • Provide administrative support for the audit of programs/ projects and support implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Identify sources and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches, and position papers, in collaboration with the Program team.

  1. Provide administrative support to the financial management of the Programme Unit
  • Create projects in Atlas, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial close of a project.
  • Provide administrative support in monitoring and preparation of budget and the finances of programs/projects, and in the preparation of FACE forms.
  • Prepare non-PO vouchers for development projects.
  • Process payment for consultants, as delegated.
  • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects; register good receipts in Atlas.

  1. Provide administrative support to the Program Unit
  • Undertake all logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements for organization for meetings, workshops, events, and missions.
  • Make travel arrangements for the Program Team, including travel requisitions and claims.
  • Draft minutes in meetings, as delegated.
  • Assemble briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations, in collaboration with the Program team.
  • Organize and coordinate filing of documents; maintain mailing lists.

  1. Provide administrative support to resource mobilization
  • Organize, compile, and process documentation and information from donors, and program team as inputs to various databases and documents.

  1. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
  • Provide administrative support to the organization of training for the office staff and partners on program and operations related issues.

  1. Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, or any related field is required.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in administrative or program management/support.

    • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.

    • Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.

    • Experience in working in local or INGO is an asset.

    • Experience in supporting a team is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.

b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail

c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address

d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments

f. Click “Submit my profile”

g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Project Assistant (LBNR000399), click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.

b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Project Assistant (LBNR000399)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Project Associate - Climate Change 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNEP Bahrain
UNEP
Bahrain
Manama (BHR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
27 April 2021

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 general supervision of the programme officer of Subprogramme one, Climate Change, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the planning, development and operational support of projects under the Climate Change Subprogramme;
  • Conduct research and analysis of issues and trends relevant to the projects and climate change topics
  • Draft, review and edit project documents, concept notes, and policy analysis, ensuring quality of outputs
  • Participate and represent UNEP ROWA in meetings and consultations as required
  • Develop content for internal and external communication and correspondence
  • Provide support in the identification of operational issues, and contribute to the proposal and implementation of solutions
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. climate policy, international development, environmental management; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization or other relevant programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
  • Excellent writing, formulation, editing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills;
  • Experience in climate change adaptation desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and
  • youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • 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 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in the environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for sustainable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
  • national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization.
  • programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
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your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly,
select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage
and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 27 April 2021