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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Medical Inspector 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
28 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the the duties of the COE Medical Inspector will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Serve as the medical adviser to Chief COE Unit.

  • Serves as point of contact for contingent medical personnel on daily matters of MOU management.

  • Conduct arrival, operational readiness, repatriation, and other periodic inspections of formed unit’s medical facilities to verify by physical inspection that the troop contributing country or police contributing country of the United Nations are in compliance with their agreed responsibilities as detailed in the MOU.

  • Raise inspection verification reports of assigned contingent in UCM database and process them for approval by the chief, COE Unit.

  • Provides advise to formed units and the mission on all COE/MOU related matters regarding COE medical facilities including recommendations as to how non-compliance with the MOU, by either party may be rectified.

  • Maintain, within UCM database, inventories of COE medical facilities held by all formed units in the mission.

  • Maintain, within UCM database, inventories of COE held by all assigned formed units.

  • Oversees issuance of all UN owned equipment and UN provided services to assigned formed units and reflect impacts on self-sustained categories in verification reports.

  • Generate all forms of medical reports for the COE unit and on request by other sections.

  • Maintain assigned portion of the COE database in the COE unit

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

  • Monitor and control the medical coverage of the Hospital level 2 and 3

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

M.B.Ch.B. or M.B.B.S or MD

36 Months

Minimum of 3 years post-graduation clinical experience. Previous military or police career and experience in COE management is an added advantage.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Paramedical experience

Certificate in MS Office is required

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 28-04-2021

Human Rights Officer - Reporting 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
28 April 2021

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

Under the overall supervision of the Director of the UNJHRO and the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Reporting Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical area, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;

  • Keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights situation in area of responsibility (AOR);

  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the UNJHRO data base;

  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as international organizations operating in the country and civil society;

  • Facilitate the implementation of the human rights mandate in the designated AOR aiming at the establishment of an environment of mutual understanding among the population;

  • Drafts, reviews and coordinates the timely delivery of a variety of reports, briefings and other type of communications in compliance with established standards, including with regard to public human rights reports;

  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, Social Sciences or Political Science. Specialized study on International Human rights;

36 Months

At least 3 years’ experience in Protection and promotion of human rights; Knowledge of international human rights instruments and rules for the protection and promotion of human rights; experience in research and drafting is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Excellent computer skills in Microsoft suite;

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations /MONUSCO. This assignment requires fluency in French and English.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

EN

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 28-04-2021