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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Admin & Finance Officer 27 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Afghanistan
UNDP
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English
Immediate
8 months with possibility of extension
27 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Officer, the national UN Volunteer is responsible for ensuring the direction of project Admin/Finance activities and contributes to the achievement of project targets and results, undertaking the following tasks:

Administration and Financial Management:

Perform financial analyses and oversight for all resources of the project and provide professional advice to the project management. Plan proper expenditure, tracking and audit of the financial resources in accordance with UNDP Rules and Regulations.

Organize and oversee project cash management processes.

Ensure full compliance of financial activities, financial recording/reporting and audit follow up with UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies.

Prepare and ensure project expenses on a regular basis, report on the delivery situation of the project to the project management.

Ensure that advance and direct payments are properly reviewed and made on a timely basis, as well as ensure that payment information is properly recorded in Atlas system on a timely basis.

Implement internal expenditures’ control system to ensure that vouchers are processed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas, monthly payment orders (MPOs), travel claims, and other entitlements are duly processed.

Provide Administrative support to the workshops, trainings, seminars supported and conducted by the UN Safe Justice Pilot Project.

Maintenance of the filling system ensuring safeguarding of confidential materials.

Assists in revision of annual workplans, periodic revisions of procurement/HR plans ensuring that plans are updated in a timely manner and in close coordination of UNDP Country Office.

Project Budget Management

assists in financial resource management through planning, guiding, controlling of the resources in accordance with the UNDP rules and regulations.

Liaise with UNDP CO (Peace Program Unit, Finance, HR, and Procurement Unit) to ensure that all project activities are implemented, and project outputs are delivered in an efficient and timely manner as per the PIP.

assist in controlling the budgetary status vs authorized spending limits (ASL) and budgets delivery level; analysing variances and advising project management

Effective HR/Procurement Management

Preparation and at least quarterly updating of HR and Procurement plans, or as necessary.

Maintain project supplies and initiate procurement of the required equipment (laptops, monitors and screens etc.), hardware and software (MS Teams, Skype for business or other required software) and provision of required internet access for the pilot courts.

Logistic Management

Organize travel including purchasing of tickets and conference facilities arrangements.

Arrangement of vehicle transportation, regular vehicle maintenance and insurance.

Guide and monitor daily transport arrangements (drivers, logbooks, vehicle records forms, etc.)

Checking and recording of vehicle daily log and gas consumption, update and maintenance of vehicle history report.

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 IVD).

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.

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.

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- Provide annual and end of assignment reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities using UNV’s Volunteer Reporting Application- 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

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, or related fields.

24 Months

Relevant working experience in Rule of Law and improving Access to Justice

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration

- Project and Program management zooming to the administrative support and operations work.

No

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Project Assistant – Diaspora Engagement 27 April 2021 Nat. Specialist IOM Mauritius
IOM
Mauritius
Port Louis (MUS)
English,French,Mauritian
01 April 2021
24 months
27 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 IOM Head of Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Project Assistant will participate in implementation of project activities and project administration, including the following:

  • Assist in the implementation the Pilot Youth Diaspora Volunteering Project in Mauritius
  • Prepare all project documents and coordinate the different meetings and activities of the project.
  • Assist with conducting research and analyzing information in support to project implementation and project development activities;
  • Assist with monitoring project implementation, keeping records and submiting monitoring reports on a regular basis
  • Assist in the preparation, the organization, and the facilitation of activities, workshops and other meetings held by the Country Office in the implementation of projects; Provide logistical and technical support for the implementation of the project;
  • Assist in editing and preparing relevant situation/activities Donor/project reports, updates, info sheets, publications, press-releases, newsletters, presentations and other information materials in cooperation with relevant officials at IOM Mauritius, project partners and other IOM missions involved;
  • Participate in technical meetings, working groups, workshops, and other coordination meetings related to the implementation of the project
  • Assist in maintaining regular working relations and communication on the project with the government, national migration related agencies and institutions, international organizations and NGOs, other project partners;
  • Ensure that sustainability principles are incorporated in the project management cycle and that the project makes a contribution to the achievement of some SDGs
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in international relations, political science, project management, development studies, social science or other related field with focus on project development or advocacy would be an advantage

48 Months
  • At least 4 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in project or programme management; experience with volunteering programmes or youth is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience and familiarity with migration-related topics;
  • Experience in organizing workshops and other events, including online events
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Computer proficiency, above all proficiency in using Microsoft Office suite and web-based systems
  • 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 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in migration issues, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Mauritian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration

National and/or international level in project or programme management

Experience and familiarity with migration-related topics

No

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

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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.

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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