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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Telecommunications Technician 17 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
17 March 2021

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

Under the supervision of the Unit Supervisor within the Field Technology services Section (FTS), the Telecommunications Technician (Radio) will be responsible for:

Actioning work orders assigned by the unit supervisor;

  • Assist with the installation of VHF, UHF and HF Mobile (primarily Motorola, Jotron & Codan), base stations and repeaters, trunking radio systems, antennas and related equipment;
  • Programm radios, preventive and corrective maintenance on various types of radio;
  • Work on communications towers and masts up to a height of 50 meters;
  • Assist in the installation of outdoor communications equipment and antennas;
  • Train non-technical radio users on the operation of hand-held radios, mobile radios, base stations;
  • Carry out the installation of auxiliary equipment such as power supplies, solar power systems, UPS units, Voltage Regulators, DC converters and various protection and remote-control systems;
  • Carry out regularly scheduled and preventative and corrective maintenance on telecommunications installations and equipment;
  • Organize the receiving/inspection of new equipment;
  • Performing other related duties as required.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional supplemental courses and technical certification in electronic telecommunications, computer technology or other related field is highly desirable.
36 Months
  • Minimum 3 years experience working with Radio Trunking equipment ( TETRA), HF and VHF networks.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Electrical engineering
  • Practical training should include radio communications, voice and data communications;
  • At least 4 years of relevant and progressive hands-on telecommunications experience at the national or international level in the public or private sector working with sophisticated radio communications equipment.
  • Experience in certification to plan, climbing and erecting telecommunications towers is highly desirable; Rigging certificate an asset;
  • Experience in TETRA trunking systems is a plus;
  • Understanding of satellite earth station technology;
  • Knowledge of basic electronic engineering;
  • Excellent written and spoken English; knowledge of other languages spoken in South Sudan and/or other UN language/s is an advantage;
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness
Yes

Accountability, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 17 March 2021

Reporting and Information Analyst 16 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
11 June 2021
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
16 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of FIOC Team Leader [Juba] the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Collate reports with recommendations where necessary, including daily situation and incident reports & sharing of information with Joint Mission Analysis Centre and Joint Operations Centre;
  • Support the FIOC Team Leader (TL) in drafting the monthly thematic report for the mission leadership;
  • Support the TL in planning & operational processes for current & future field operations;
  • Support the TL to manage the flow of information to be used as a decision-making & planning tool for the field office;
  • Support the TL in reviewing logistical & coordination need and install mechanisms to ensure effective operations in the field office;
  • Draft scenarios for TTXs and participate in same;
  • Draft after action review after TTXs;
  • Participate in the crisis management working group;
  • Upload the daily situation reports on SAGE database;
  • Provide secretariat support during the senior management meetings;
  • Support in the day-to-day running of the FIOC;
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge & understanding of political, social & security issues in the AOR;
  • Build effective networks with field office authorities, CTSAMVM & humanitarian community.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in Political science, International Relations or Human Rights

36 Months

· Good writing and editing skills;

· Good organisational and planning skills;

· Good communication skills.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting

Computer skills: e.g. Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)

No

Accountability, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 16 March 2021

Associate Protection Officer 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English
01 July 2021
until 30 June 2023
15 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Associate Protection Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • 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 - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
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 March 2021

Associate Protection Officer 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
South Sudan
Yida (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
15 March 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 supervision of the Senior Protection Officer in SO Jamjang. the UN Volunteer will

  • 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 - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Video/Audio Conference Technician 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
15 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the responsible Video Conference Unit Supervisor, the UN volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Testing equipment and setting-up the necessary Wide Area Network (WAN) links before conferences. Operating the relevant room equipment during the conferences. The incumbent must over-see the entire conference to ensure that all equipment is functioning properly;
  • Ensuring that the equipment necessary for each video and audio conference is tested and working properly. This will require working knowledge and experience on:
    • Tandberg, Cisco, Polycom, and Accord videoconferencing endpoints, gateways, and multipoint control unit products;
    • Various short-haul and long haul, high-speed data carrier equipment (eg. High Speed Line Driver (copper/fiber) equipment);
    • Cisco Switches and Routers;
    • LAN/ WAN protocols and technologies; and
    • Have an overall understanding of satellite communication technologies.
  • Assist with the Maintenance & Operation of Audio Conference Equipment, Polycom Soundstation, Interpretation System,BGAN INMARSAT Satellite Terminal, Thuraya Satellite Phone and Mobile Phones;
  • Assist with setting up of Public Addressing system (PA) equipment, for different kinds of events and meetings;
  • Assist with the distribution and return of CITS equipment with Inventory Management functions, such as receipt, inspection, issue, return-to-stock, write-off, shipments and stock checks;
  • Assist with the maintenance and operation of the WAN in terms of monitoring, tracking, and logging events to provide input for the network engineers;
  • Perform other duties as required.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Electronic/Telecommunications Engineering.

36 Months
  • 3-4 years experience operating Audio & Video Conferencing equipment.
  • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply in the position
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other information and telecommunications technology experience

Computer skills: Good technical knowledge of Audio & Video Conferencing and associated equipment. Basic knowledge of satellite communications and Cisco router configurations.

Yes

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

QUAILIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Associate Field Officer (Protection) 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
UNHCR
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
15 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of Head of Field Office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management;
  • Support UNHCR’s consultative process with local government counterparts, partners and persons of concern for effective needs assessment and planning;
  • Facilitate UNHCR’s responses in addressing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) priorities and other specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, marginalized groups such as persons with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities;
  • Manage individual protection cases including those on SGBV and child protection;
  • Monitor the integrity of UNHCR operations management standards and procedures in the Area of Responsibility (AoR) and facilitate the respect of deadlines;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners;
  • Monitor and report on the protection, security and safety situation of persons of concern;
  • Facilitate and monitor programmes on an Age, Gender, Diversity (AGD) basis to address identified protection needs;
  • Support communities in establishing representation and coordination structures. Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Provide 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 and services to persons of concern;
  • Contribute in developing and implementing an education plan for the AoR as part of the protection strategy;
  • Intervene in cases of expulsion, arbitrary deprivation of nationality, and other protection incidents through close working relations with governments and other partners.
  • Assess resettlement needs and apply priorities for the resettlement of individuals and groups of refugees and other persons of concern;
  • Support the effective systematization and management of data to enhance monitoring, response and evaluation mechanisms;
  • Contribute to initiatives to build the capacity of local partners and civil society through training and other initiatives to protect persons of concern.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

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

24 Months

Minimum 2 years of work experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Field experience;
  • In addition to the qualifications and requirements stated above, the incumbent is expected to be flexible and ready to adapt to eventual new tasks as the situation evolves, great autonomy, dynamism and creativity; good sense of responsibility and initiative;
  • Knowledge of relevant UNHCR policies and guidelines is desirable; including knowledge of the mandate, the objectives and the operations and functioning of UNHCR.

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

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs

No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

Associate Public Health Officer 15 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
UNHCR
South Sudan
Yida (SSD)
English
Immediate
12 months
15 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of fProgramme Officer), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Programme planning, monitoring and evaluation together with UNHCR partners to effectively address issues of public health importance, based on the principles of public health and Primary Health care in the refugee camps and transit centers as well as in the areas of return for returnees.

Activities include supporting partners and the refugee community to:

  • Ensure the public health services provided by partner to refugees and returnees are complying with the required national and international standards.
  • Guide and support partners to use the UNHCR Health Information System and collect UNHCR statistics verifiying Core Standards and Indicators; review monthly health data; and compile technical periodic reports as well as the Annual report on the health situation.
  • Ensure implementation of appropriate country protocols and guidance and adherence to UNHCR specific guidance for public health programming.
  • Support partners in the implementation of the Public health programmes, including reproductive health, HIV and mental health.
  • Provide guidance and follow up to partners in the implementation of UNHCR action plans including for malaria and HIV/AIDS.
  • Provide technical contributions during planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation process in the UNHCR program cycle.
  • Ensure timely coordination and implementation of UNHCR led programmes
  1. Coordination of services between UNHCR partners, National and international NGOs, other UN agencies, and Ministry of Health, and other sectors; ensuring early engagement of development agencies as appropriate.

  • Capacity building of partners and refugee health officials as appropriate in identified areas of weakness; facilitation of partners’ access to training activities conducted by other agencies, with a particular focus on health information and disease surveillance; malaria management; safe motherhood; integrated management of childhood Illness.
  • Participate in advocacy, information sharing and communication on the health situation of populations of concern, within UNHCR and among partners, donors, other agencies, and the Government.
  • Acts as focal point for UNHCR for any health and medical matters in relation with the UNHCR strategy.
  • Participate actively in appropriate groups on the Health, population, HIV/AIDS, and other cross cutting working groups and or forums related to health and medical issues, with the aim to anchor refugees and returnees health concerns and needs into the ONE UN health program.
  • Coordinate and lead monthly health coordination meetings with implementing partners, in close coordination with the programme section.
Master degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Public Health.

Post graduate training in public health or epidemiology required.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of experience in public health; previous working experience, preferably in refugee settings and/or international experience, is an asset; experience with AIDS/HIV programmes is an added advantage; experience working with multi-sectorial teams especially UN agencies and Ministry of Health is a plus;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public health
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 15 March 2021

WASH Assistant 14 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
Open

WASH Assistant

National Specialist
UNHCR
South Sudan
Yida (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
14 March 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 WASH Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV WASH Assistant will:

Strategy and Policy

  • Support the implementation of UNHCR’s Strategic Plan for WASH activities.

  • Adapt internationally accepted standards, policies, and guidelines for WASH accordingly to the unique situation of UNHCR’s persons of concern and the country context.

  • Ensure UNHCR WASH standards are respected in the delivery of WASH services to UNHCR PoCs.

    Technical Assistance

  • Consolidate and provide technical guidance, in consultation with WASH Officer, and support to partners on all WASH-related issues to ensure quality, cost-effectiveness, sustainability and environmental soundness in their implementation.

  • Support the WASH Officer and Field Associate-WASH in Jam-Jang sub office in acting as focal person on water, sanitation and hygiene promotion issues within UNHCR and liaise governmental and nongovernmental counterparts.

  • Review on a regular basis the quantity and quality of water, sanitation and hygiene services delivered and ensures the maintenance of records of WASH performance indicators for all locations.

  • Review performance, undertake field verifications, monitor development and evaluate activities and approaches adopted by partners in WASH and related sectors, sharing the results with the WASH Officer in Jamjang.

  • Formulate appropriate designs and corrective measures with a particular focus on hygiene promotion, public health risk prevention and reduction as well as natural resources management, in consultation with the WASH Officer, Jam-Jang and UNHCR Jam-Jang sub office.

  • Promote PoC involvement and participation in all the different stages of the WASH project cycle.

  • Liaise with other sectors, particularly Site Planning, Health, Nutrition, Protection, Community Based Protection and Field, to locate, plan, implement and monitor WASH activities.

  • Ensure that regular and accurate reports that analyze the challenges encountered in providing WASH services for beneficiaries are prepared and circulated.

  • Participate in the preparation of all reports for management, donors, partner budget reviews, camp Water Monitoring System (WMS)/report cards, programme analysis, weekly, monthly, annual reports etc. in a timely manner.

  • Provide technical advice to the WASH Officer in Jamjang and UNHCR Jamjang Sub Office Management on any WASH related issues.

  • Support the WASH Officer and Field Associate - WASH to lead the WASH sector coordination.

    Advocacy

  • Advocate on all issues relating to WASH and refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR both within and outside of UNHCR.

  • Work with others in UNHCR to advocate for access to refugees and other persons of concern to WASH services in national and regional plans and proposals.

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area of Public Health, Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Geology, Hydrology, Sanitation Engineering, Public administration or a field relevant to international WASH related development assistance

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in WASH related programs or other relevant programmes; experience with refugee or camp setting WASH programs is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.

  • Experience in project cycle management, partnerships, exit strategy and sustainability of WASH projects is essential.

  • Background/familiarity with Emergency preparedness and response (and the IASC Cluster approach).

  • Experience in borehole drilling, installation and operation of submersible pumps and solar-powered water systems.

Desired/mandatory required technical knowledge:

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

  • 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; mapping; Auto CAD; 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 protection of refugees, humanitarian relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • professional work experience at the national and/or international level in WASH related programs or other relevant programmes; experience with refugee or camp setting WASH programs is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • Additional training in Health Education or Communication for Development (Programme Communication), an asset.

  • Experience in project cycle management, partnerships, exit strategy and sustainability of WASH projects is essential.

  • Background/familiarity with Emergency preparedness and response (and the IASC Cluster approach).

  • Experience in borehole drilling, installation and operation of submersible pumps and solar-powered water systems.

Desired/mandatory required technical knowledge:

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;

  • 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; mapping; Auto CAD; 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 protection of refugees, humanitarian relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

b) Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNHCR; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNHCR procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;

  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNHCR in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;

  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;

  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNHCR’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

No

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Application deadline: 14 March 2021

Registration Assistant 11 March 2021 Nat. Specialist UNHCR South Sudan
UNHCR
South Sudan
Yida (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
11 March 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 Associate Registration Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Registration Assistant will:

  • Conduct manual registration of new arrivals in Ajuong Thok and Pamir camps by completing the relevant forms and support continuous registration activities.

  • Capture of data, mainly related to asylum seekers, refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR in the proGres database.

  • Biometric verification and capture of biometric information of refugees and other persons of concern in BIMS and other related information systems.

  • Facilitate the issuance and renewal of registration documents for persons registered jointly by UNHCR and CRA and ensure proGres database is updated to reflect this accurately.

  • Support the identification and documentation of persons with specific protection needs and immediately bring them to attention of the protection staff and ensure the needs are recorded and/or updated in the proGres database.

  • Support the maintenance of the filing systems

  • Update and maintain existing databases and generate various standard and statistical reports as needed.

  • Assist in the development of forms for data collection and analysis to support registration activities.

  • Act as interpreter in the exchange of routine information and translate routine documents and correspondence as and when required.

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Technical/Vocational diploma
  • Advanced Diploma in computer science or other relevant programme

  • A minimum 3 years of database administration experiences (SQL as platform is preferred).

36 Months
  • A minimum 3 years of database administration experiences (SQL as platform is preferred).

    Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge;

  • Good oral and written skills.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Database design, administration and maintenance, Software and applications development and analysis
  • A minimum 3 years of database administration experiences (SQL as platform is preferred).

    Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge;

  • Good oral and written skills.

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels

  • 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.

  • 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 refugee protection

b) Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNHCR; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNHCR procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;

  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNHCR in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;

  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;

  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNHCR’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

No

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Application deadline: 11 March 2021

Generator Mechanic 11 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Generator Mechanic

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Yambio (SSD)
English
30 April 2021
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
11 March 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Field Engineer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Performing and coordinating all tasks related to generator installations in the mission including: new generators and allied works; large capacity generators to form complete power generating stations, identifying sites and advising on platforms and generator houses in various locations through the mission area;
  • Ensuring that the generator installations/works/maintenance meet the safety standards in accordance with international codes and regulations;
  • Responsible on scheduled routine maintenance, emergency repairs and overhauling of generators (static/mobile), including the installation of auxiliary fuel systems, such as main tanks, transfer pump and filters;
  • Checking/calculating accurate requirement of electrical loads for proper sizing of generators; analysing and correcting distortions on loads and balancing the loading on all three phases of three-phase generators; trouble-shooting the causes of load imbalance and providing solutions;
  • Performing surveys, preparing technical reports, drawings and material quantities for operations / maintenance materials and carry out physical check of all received spares;
  • Recording and reporting periodically the POL (Petrol Oil and Lubricant) consumption against the power generation to ensure compliance with UN standards;
  • Performing generator synchronisation works and ensuring the generators are well synchronised to minimise the fuel consumption / maintenance per power plant;
  • Coordinating, monitoring and evaluating all tasks performed by a contractor to ensure compliance with the Operation and Maintenance schedule and the generators manufacture guidance;
  • Ensuring all contractor and staff under his supervision are complying with UNMISS waste management and environmental policy;
  • Preparing and submitting design for approval for simple installations, preparing material specifications for the purpose of raising requisitions for new power plant;
  • Planning well in advance to provide yearly / quarterly lists of demand of spare parts for diesel engines, alternators, and control panels as well as necessary tools and equipment;
  • Monitoring tools/equipment and spare parts inventory; and adequate supply of spare parts for routine scheduled maintenance, as well as maintaining log books, maintenance records and spare parts’ consumption records to ensure the use of the spare parts in most productive / economical manner;
  • Liaising with Electro-Mechanical Engineer for expert advice on generator works; and Electrician regarding electrical matters and other engineering sub-units for generator works;
  • Providing instructions / guidance on end-use care and servicing of generator sets;
  • Training users for proper operation, upkeep and general maintenance of generators;
  • Coordinating with outside agencies appointed to enhance the unit’s maintenance capabilities;
  • Providing input for data entry in the asset control database immediately after receipt, repairs/overhaul, transfer, and disposal of generators;
  • Managing, supervising and delegating tasks to unit’s personnel;
  • Performing other related duties, as required.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • A minimum of College Diploma in mechanical engineering or related field is required.
  • Recognized and valid license to repair, maintain, troubleshoot and install diesel power generators is desirable.
  • Training / Course on Generator Synchro is desirable.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in installation, repair and troubleshooting of generators and power supply systems;
  • Experience with standard techniques and practices for maintenance of generators from 2.5KVA to 500KVA and power supply systems required;
  • Working experience with UN organizations and/or other international knowledge of the operation and maintenance of a solar farm should be desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Mechanical engineering
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office application (excel, word, power point) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness.
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 11 March 2021