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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
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

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

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Application deadline: 14 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

Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la République Démocratique du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République Démocratique du Congo ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 08-03-2021

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Project Engineer 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Project Engineer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba, Bor (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
08 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 Project Manager and/or in close coordination with the State Engineer, Engineering Section, the UNV Project Engineer (Civil Engineer) is responsible for the following duties:

  • Apply commonly used engineering calculations, practices and precedents in completing portions of larger projects related to the design, construction, or repair of buildings, roads, bridges, airfields, helipads, railways, docks, waste disposal systems, and other related structures and activities in the field.
  • Plan and design specifications for projects.
  • Prepare BOQ, cost estimates, drawings, Statement of Works (SOW), technical specifications and bidding documents for both in-house/outsourced Mission engineering projects.
  • Undertake frequent site visits to monitor the project activities and advise on technical matters.
  • Conduct Technical Evaluation of Bids and prepare Technical Evaluation Reports for projects.
  • Represent on behalf of operational unit on Local Committee on Contracts (LCC) and Headquarters Committee on Contracts (HCC) giving responses to technical matters.
  • Develop technical data regarding materials, sizes, dimensions, and quantities and costs to be incorporated in formal specifications.
  • Estimate costs of repairs of damaged buildings, facilities and systems to determine feasibility of repairs or replacement.
  • Liaise with other engineers and Mission specialists responsible for related specialized phases to arrive at mutually satisfactory approaches to problems by exchanging and comparing data.
  • Conduct investigations to develop improved designs and construction techniques.
  • Produce cost data and estimates on engineering-related requirements of current and planned field missions.
  • Liaise with Procurement Section on the status of engineering solicitation.
  • Analyze project proposals to ensure technical feasibility and that project objectives are attainable within prescribed resources.
  • Update the project DASH board on weekly basis and report to unit heads.
  • Identify all routine engineering operational requirements within Engineering Section; preparing; implementing; and controlling appropriate methods to cater for them, ensuring optimal utilization of available resources in order to provide engineering project management support to Mission clients and Field Locations.
  • Monitor, review, and coordinate project design and construction in Engineering Operations and work with Field Engineers in Project Management and reporting of all on-going Mission Priority Projects within the Mission.
  • Maintain accurate project records and files.
  • Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as requested by the State Engineer.
  • Travel to various locations in the area of operations to plan and monitor road work maintenance and repairs.
  • Provide coaching, mentoring and on-the-job training to national personnel;
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Degree in civil or structural engineering from an accredited and internationally or nationally recognized university;
  • Registered Engineer with an internationally recognised body is desirable.
36 Months
  • Three years of active professional experience with consulting architects/engineers and international construction business;
  • Project management experience;
  • Experience in a multi-national organisational environment is desirable;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to prioritise tasks and handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive a manual 4x4 vehicle.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision
  • Solid computer skills in MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc);
  • Proficiency in AutoCad;
  • Microsoft Project;
  • Prince 2 or PMP Certification is desirable.
Yes

Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 08 March 2021

Administrative Officer 08 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Administrative Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
05 June 2021
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
08 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 overall direction of and reporting to the Head of Engineering Support Unit, responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in daily routine administrative issues, such as, but not limited to: drafting memoranda, faxes, letters etc, making copies, following up on the progress of document submission and approval status, maintaining filing system and conducting archiving for all units of Engineering Section;
  • Ensure all Engineering records, recruitment files, staffing tables and Organigrams are up-to-date;
  • Prepare and process relevant documents for recruitments and extensions of contracts for international, national and UN Volunteers; assist with the succession planning of retiring/checking out staff members;
  • Prepare regular and updated recruitment status for international, national and UN Volunteers and assisting/recommending on recruitment processes and procedures to Hiring Managers;
  • Schedule and coordinate interview related activities for staff such as UN Volunteers and national staff; assisting with documenting UN Volunteers/National Staff recruitment interviews as and when required;
  • Assist and advise newly arrived staff on pertinent administrative tasks prior to deployment such as accommodation requests, requests for equipment such as radio and computer, Geospatial, Information and Telecommunications Technologies (GITT) forms to accomplish, etc.;
  • Monitor, prepare, review and submit Monthly Attendance records to Time and Attendance Unit;
  • Prepare written responses to queries concerning Engineering and Human Resources related matters such as contract extensions, entitlements like home leave/family visits/ Education Grants, e-PAS, etc.;
  • Assist in distribution of outgoing/incoming correspondences to various units of Engineering Section/concerned section and conducting follow through activities;
  • Prepare supply/GITTS equipment requests, follow up on orders and deliveries;
  • Assist and advise headquarters or field based Administrative/Team Assistants within Engineering section regarding human resource/administrative related duties;
  • Manage, coordinate and advise staff on internal and external training requirements of Engineering section in coordination with the Integrated Mission Training Centre (IMTC)/training institutions such as fax confirmations, flight plans, travel requests, visa, other pertinent travel documents; preparing administrative and other training requirements for the regularly conducted Engineering conference or similar activities;
  • Plan or organise meetings, conferences, VTCs and events for the section and preparing notes, minutes or reports as appropriate.
  • Perform additional related tasks as and when required by the Chief Engineer or Deputy Chief Engineer relevant to the assignment.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Business Administration, Sociology, Management, Economics, Finance or other related field of study from an accredited and internationally or nationally recognized university.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in administration, management, human resources or related fields;
  • Experience in a multi-national organisational environment is desirable;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to prioritise tasks, and handle confidential and sensitive material with discretion;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive a manual 4x4 vehicle.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
  • Solid computer skills, MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Must 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, Professionalism, Working in Teams, Integrity

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Application deadline: 08 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

Civil Affairs Officer 09 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Civil Affairs Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bor (SSD)
English
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.

Reporting to the Civil Affairs Team Leader at the field office level, the incumbent’s responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain contact with local government authorities, political leaders, traditional leaders, religious leaders, civil society groups and business people, as well as with representatives of local and international organisations and brief them on the mandate and activities of UNMISS, if so required;
  • Provide analysis on conflict management (prevention, mitigation, resolution) including related political, security, social and economic developments, youth and gender-related issues or any other significant developments in order to identify trends within the area of responsibility (AOR), and in support of the mission’s overall protection of civilians mandate;
  • Provide support to local level peace processes;
  • Provide accurate, timely and factual daily, weekly and monthly reports on conflict management, protection of civilians and peace process activities within the area of responsibility;
  • Assist with conducting VIP briefings and visits;
  • Collaborate and coordinate relevant activities, participate in meetings with other UN agencies and other bodies and institutions, including local and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating at the state/county level;
  • Undertake assessment missions to outlying villages and localities to build capacity in the area of conflict management and civic education, gather information, establish and maintain local level relationships;
  • Support the organisation of workshops either within CAD or in collaboration with others;
  • Undertake any other assignment, as may be directed by the Team leader and/or the Director/Deputy Head of the Civil Affairs Division.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree or advanced degree in conflict related studies, political-economy and/or any relevant social science discipline.

24 Months
  • At least two to three years relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience working in conflict situations in the area of conflict management: prevention, mitigation, resolution, essential;
  • Experience in a combination of good governance, democracy building and/or civic education highly regarded;
  • Knowledge of database management an asset;
  • Proven report-writing and analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • If deployed in remote locations, must have the background and experience in the field and managing remote team sites.
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 09 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

HVAC Technician 11 March 2021 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

HVAC Technician

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
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 State Engineer and liaising frequently with the Project Manager; the UNV Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Technician will perform the following duties:

  • Installing, maintaining, servicing and repairing HVAC, refrigeration (including freezer), industrial kitchen equipment and kitchen appliances, and industrial and domestic gas equipment;
  • Carrying out scheduled periodic and emergency maintenance services on all air conditioning installations and equipment;
  • Ensuring installation of new systems and maintenance of existing systems meet the safety and environmental standards in accordance with international codes and regulations;
  • Receiving Engineering Work Order Requests (EWRs), prints or sketches for the job;
  • Reading and interpreting HVAC and electrical drawings;
  • Interpreting simple electrical installations and providing the necessary diagrams carrying out low voltage electrical installations and maintenance work;
  • Preparing material specifications for the purpose of raising requisitions;
  • Providing lists of items/spare parts required as well as tools and equipment, well in advance;
  • Monitoring the tools/equipment and spare parts inventory and ensuring the use of items/spare parts in the most productive manner;
  • Liaising with Electro-Mechanical Engineer for expert advice on HVAC and refrigeration works;
  • Providing input for data entry in the asset control database immediately after receipt, repairs/overhaul, transfer and disposal of equipment;
  • Building capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training of national staff;
  • Performing other related functions as required.
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • A minimum of College Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical engineering or related field is required.
  • Recognized and valid license to repair, maintain, troubleshoot and install HVAC systems is desirable.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressive experience in installation, repair and troubleshooting of air conditioners, chillers and cold rooms.
  • Working experience with UN organizations and/or other international knowledge of the operation and maintenance of air conditioning equipment is desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other engineering and construction related experience
  • 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

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