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Title
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

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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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

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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

Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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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.

* 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

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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

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

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Application deadline: 11 March 2021

Budget and Finance Assistant 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Budget and Finance Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
09 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 Head Engineering Resources Management Unit the UN Volunteer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist managers in the justification of resource requirements for budget submissions;
  • Coordinate with other finance and budget staff on related issues during preparation of the budget reports;
  • Monitor budget implementation and expenditures;
  • Assist in preparation of budget performance submissions and finalisation of budget performance reports, analyse variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures;
  • Prepare shopping carts for goods and services, and enter the obligations to be raised and approved in UMOJA;
  • Review payments to staff and vendors for goods and services, including checking payment for accuracy and correcting any discrepancies;
  • Coordinate filling and archiving that relates to budgets, ensuring compliance with United Nations policies and procedures;
  • Draft or prepare correspondence to respond to enquiries in respect to financial and budget matters;
  • Perform other duties as asigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field.

36 Months

​At least 3 years of progressively responsible within the UN System or in the private sector at the national or international level in budgeting of financial management.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Finance, accounting and audit
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office application (excel, word, power point) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;SAP/UMOJA and BI.
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System; Sound security awareness.
No

Accountability, Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams, Integrity

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Application deadline: 09 March 2021

Coordonnateur du cluster nutrition 08 March 2021 Nat. Expert UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
UNICEF
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
French,English
01 May 2021
8 months
08 March 2021

Minimum age: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Sous la supervision direcete du specialiste de la nutrition du bureau de l’UNICEF à Goma, le/la VNU National s’acquittera principalement des tâches suivantes :

Coordination generale :

  • Organiser des réunions régulières pour coordonner la réponse nutritionnelle et relever les défis communs.
  • Identifier les lacunes et plaider pour une réponse adéquate et efficace
  • Assurez-vous que la liste de contacts des membres du cluster est régulièrement mise à jour.
  • Représenter le cluster nutrition à la réunion inter-cluster régionale (IC) et apporter les contributions et les préoccupations du cluster nutrition.
  • Faciliter le partage d'informations avec les acteurs humanitaires via le site Web, le lecteur partagé, les groupes de communication, les bulletins nutritionnels…
  • Assurer la liaison avec le cluster national de nutrition pour obtenir des conseils et fournir des informations appropriées au cluster national de nutrition

Évaluation et analyse des besoins

  • En consultation avec les partenaires, mener une analyse contextuelle sectorielle.
  • Élaborer et mettre en œuvre un plan d’évaluation des besoins et une base de données des résultats d’évaluation
  • Veiller à ce que les rapports d'évaluation soient largement disponibles et en temps opportun.
  • Mener une analyse de la situation nutritionnelle
  • En l'absence du responsable de la gestion de l’information, assurer la collecte, l'analyse et le partage des informations pertinentes pour les partenaires NC.
  • Veiller à ce que la population affectée soit consultée dans la planification et la mise en œuvre des évaluations nutritionnelles.

Plan de réponse opérationnelle : conforme au manuel de coordination du cluster national de nutrition;

  • Définir, avec les membres du cluster, les priorités géographiques, démographiques et programmatiques conformément au cluster national de nutrition.
  • Traiter les priorités et les lacunes et veiller à éviter la duplication des activités
  • Contribuer aux produits du cluster national de nutrition liés au cycle du programme humanitaire,
  • Veiller à ce que les perspectives et la contribution des populations affectées soient prises en compte dans le plan de réponse du cluster nutrition.
  • Veiller à ce que les questions transversales (y compris le sexe / l'âge, la protection des enfants, le handicap, la RRC, le relèvement précoce, le renforcement des capacités locales…) soient prises en compte dans le plan de réponse du cluster nutrition.
  • Contribuer au groupe de coordination inter-clusters au niveau infranational et à d'autres forums humanitaires pertinents.

Mise en œuvre et suivi

  • Encourager tous les acteurs concernés du secteur de la nutrition à faire partie du cluster nutrition.
  • Assurer la disponibilité des dernières orientations techniques spécifiques au pays pour le cluster nutrition (PCMA, ANJE, WASH en NUT, transferts monétaires…).
  • Fournir des mises à jour régulières aux partenaires sur des questions techniques (nationales et mondiales).
  • S'assurer que les membres du cluster nutrition sont conscients de la protection et des voies d'aiguillage contre la VBG.
  • Veiller à ce que les préoccupations et les commentaires des populations touchées soient pris en compte dans le système de surveillance et l'analyse du cluster.
  • Faciliter la collecte / le partage des leçons apprises.
  • Contribuer aux évaluations couvrant le projet des partenaires et diriger l’évaluation de la réponse du cluster nutrition.

Préparation

  • Les actions minimales de préparation du cluster sont déterminées, mises en œuvre et suivies.
  • Mener une cartographie des capacités et diriger et mettre en œuvre un plan de développement des capacités pour les partenaires.

Master degree or equivalent

Diplôme universitaire, de préférence au niveau de la maîtrise, en sciences de la santé, santé publique, nutrition, développement international ou disciplines connexes.

36 Months
  • Une vaste expérience de travail pertinente à ce poste peut être considérée comme un remplacement des qualifications formelles.
  • Une expérience de travail humanitaire à des niveaux de responsabilité de plus en plus élevés avec l'ONU et / ou les ONG, y compris la gestion et / ou la coordination de programmes de nutrition dans la première phase d'une intervention d'urgence nutritionnelle majeure.Une expérience antérieure en coordination de cluster est un atout
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience, Public health, Food safety and nutrition

Sciences de la santé, Santé publique, Nutrition, Développement international ou Disciplines connexes.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

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Date limite pour postuler : 08-03-2021

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