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Programme Assistant 24 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Kenya
Open

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
UNWomen
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
Immediate
12 months
24 November 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Regional Programme Advisor for EVAW, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Support in the formulation of Programme Strategies:
  • Collect and present background information for the preparation of effective application of RBM tools;
  • Provide programme and administrative support in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation arrangements;
  • Identify sources, gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches and position papers.

  1. Programme Management Support:
  • Support the EVAW Regional Advisor in the implementation of projects through monitoring of budget preparation and modifications:
  • Support project oversight meetings by taking minutes of meetings and liaising with relevant UNW Offices and other stakeholders:
  • Support efforts for resource mobilization, including preparing background documents and concept notes;
  • Support in Donor reporting and monitoring of implementation of projects
  • Provide necessary information for preparations of audit of programmes/projects and support implementation of audit recommendations;
  • Organize, compile and process information from donors, Country offices, Regional Office, and other relevant programme teams and input to various databases and documents.
  1. Provide administrative and financial management support to the Unit:
  • Support the EVAW Advisor in the financial management of programmes;
  • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects and register of goods receipt in Atlas;
  • Undertake all logistical, administrative and financial arrangements for meetings, workshops, events, and missions;
  • Support in the voucher verification and purchasing for travel, meetings and new vendors;
  1. Facilitation of Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing:
  • Support in identification, synthesis of lessons learned, and best practices related to programme management and programme finance;
  • Support contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Coordinate project related events, trainings and workshops and compile reports
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Gender, Public Health, Humanitarian or other relevant area related to sexual and reproductive health

60 Months
  • Minimum 5 years of progressively relevant professional working experience in programme management support
  • Specific experience in Sexual and Reproductive Health issues, Humanitarian, Gender/Women’s Rights
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Other health related experience, Gender equality and the advancement of women
  • Programme management support
  • Specific experience in Sexual and Reproductive Health issues, Humanitarian, Gender/Women’s Rights

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement

Functional Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of programme management;
  • Ability to administer and execute administrative processes and transactions;
  • Ability to create, edit and present information in clear and presentable formats;
  • Ability to manage data, documents, correspondence and reports information and workflow;
  • Strong financial and budgeting skills;
  • Strong IT skills.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline:-24-11-2020

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 26 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
26 November 2020

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 PMSU Team Leader or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer M&E Officer will perform the following tasks:

  1. Implementation of M&E systems, policies and strategies:
  • Promote effective application of results-based management tools in programme and project cycle management.
  • Support the development and approval of project documents and annual workplans for assigned projects, ensuring adoption of plausible theories of change and logical frameworks.
  • Lead in the design and implementation of project M&E frameworks and plans with defined indicators to facilitate monitoring and evaluation.
  • Based on the project M&E frameworks and plans, develop methodologies and tools to collect data on project indicators to assess; a) whether the projects are on track to achieve intended results; b) projects’ contribution towards country programme outcomes; c) lessons learned, best practices to inform the country programme.
  • Lead implementation of the programme evaluation plan - develop evaluation terms of reference in line with UNDP policies and guidelines, constitute evaluation reference group and serve as evaluation task manager, review and quality assure evaluation tasks deliverables, develop management responses and follow up on implementation of evaluation recommendations.
  • Provide technical inputs to progress reports (quarterly, annual and donor), results oriented annual reports (ROAR), integrated work plan updates, and other accountability reports on results achieved, ensuring adherence to and compliance with programme/project design documents and templates.
  • Support the conduct of conflict sensitivity and gender assessments to strengthen the projects’ conflict and gender sensitive programming.
  1. Support quality assurance
  • Regularly monitor the Business Intelligence Dashboard and STREAM, identify gaps if any and follow up with remedial action.
  • Provide quality assurance support on partner agreements, project reports and office publications.
  • Advise project staff and implementing partners on control systems and ensure general operational compliance with UNDP rules, regulations and policies.
  1. Facilitate knowledge-building and management.
  • Ensure that project lessons learned, and best practices are captured, documented and periodically shared to inform wider policies and programmes.
  • Initiate innovative ways of project data management in line with CPD and Project indicators and track the changes in order to support evidence-based planning, implementation, reporting and learning.
  • Maintain regular communication and coordination with relevant partners, including CSOs and UN agencies, to ensure M&E activities are conducted in a timely manner.
  • Capacity building of UNDP and partners’ staff in RBM
  • Participate in UNCT M&E working group, HACT taskforce meeting and other relevant events and networks related to the specific scope of work to build/share knowledge related to peacebuilding.
  • Carry out other related duties as required by the PMSU Team Leaders.
    Master degree or equivalent
    • Master's degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration or related field.

    36 Months
    • Minimum five years working experience, preferably in a multi-cultural environment. At least two years should have been spent performing design, monitoring, evaluation of development projects responsibilities;

    • Extensive experience in research and policy-level analysis;

    • Prior experience working in post conflict environments will be handy. Expert knowledge in results-based management and working with International Organizations is highly desirable.

    • 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; and office technology equipment;

    • motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

      Sound security awareness;

    • Have affinity with or interest in early recovery, governance, poverty eradication, development and as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

    • Driving license required: No

    b) Competencies and values:

    • demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNDP; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UNDP 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; demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNDP 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;

    • 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; 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 UNDP’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
    Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
    • Master's degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Development Studies, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration or related field.

    • Minimum five years working experience, preferably in a multi-cultural environment. At least two years should have been spent performing design, monitoring, evaluation of development projects responsibilities;

    • Extensive experience in research and policy-level analysis;

    • Prior experience working in post conflict environments will be handy. Expert knowledge in results-based management and working with International Organizations is highly desirable.

    • 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; and office technology equipment;

    • motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

      Sound security awareness;

    • Have affinity with or interest in early recovery, governance, poverty eradication, development and as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

    No

    Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Judgement and Decision-making, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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    Application deadline: 26 November 2020

    Nurse 03 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
    Open

    Nurse

    International Specialist
    UNDP
    South Sudan
    Juba (SSD)
    English,Arabic
    Immediate
    6 months with possibility of extension
    03 December 2020

    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 health manger or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Nurse will:

    Clinical Duties:

    • Responds to emergency calls and assists Medical Officers.

    • Ensures effective liaison between patient and private doctor, paramedics, family members, and colleagues as appropriate, documents case findings.

    • Assist to the medical officer on the management, organization and coordination of the fever clinic, including isolation ward, etc at the duty station.

    • Assist the medical officer in the follow up and tracking of the positive cases and close contacts.

    • Performs point of care diagnostic and screening tests.

    • Performs clinical assessment of patients visiting the walk-in clinic; provides care/advice accordingly or facilitates referral to the UN Medical Officer or to an outside physician, as indicated.

    • Ensures preparedness of staff travelling on missions or reassignments, including administration of appropriate vaccine, instructions on malaria prophylaxis and other travel-related ailments.

    • Assists in providing health education and health promotion programs; participates in work environment assessment with special emphasis to the prophylaxis of the relevant diseases of the outbreak.

    Medico-administrative duties:

    • Assists the UN clinic team in all her/his activities as required.

    • Ensures that medical instruments are properly sterilized.

    • Ensures proper filing of medical and other records.

    Evaluates, orders and maintains an efficient inventory and stock control of medications/vaccines and other medical supplies and equipment.

    Master degree or equivalent

    Registered Professional Nurse with master’s degree and who is a graduate of an accredited baccalaureate nursing programme (3 to 5 years). National registration and license is required.

    36 Months

    Seven years of experience in nursing (desired area ICU/ER). UN field experience is highly desirable. Demonstrated expertise in the care of the mechanically ventilated patient, including the set up and maintenance of circuits and ventilator machines. Previous experience in humanitarian crisis and infectious diseases is highly desirable. Certification as Intensive Care Nurse or a minimum of 1 years’ experience as an Intensive Care Nurse or Emergency Room Nurse in the past 5 years. Proven experience in barrier nursing and use of PPE.

    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
    Nursing and midwifery, Healthcare administration, Other health related experience
    • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNDP in South Sudan; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to filed duty stations within South Sudan, 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 UNDP 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 UNDP’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

    Yes

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

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    Application deadline: 03 December 2020

    Finance Assistant 06 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Kenya
    Open

    Finance Assistant

    National Specialist
    UNEP
    Kenya
    Nairobi (KEN)
    English
    Immediate
    12 months
    06 December 2020

    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 the Programme Officer and Portfolio Manager and in close cooperation with the Administrative and Fund Management Officers, the UNV Finance Assistant will:

    • Provide support with regard to the review, analysis and preparation of the project budgets and the revisions.
    • Prepare supporting documents (narrative and supporting tables) with respect to GEF submissions and UNEP Programme of Work.
    • Assist in preparing contractual documents for Executing Agencies.
    • Monitor expenditures and compare with approved budgets; prepare adjustments as necessary.
    • Assist in preparation of budget performance submissions and finalization of budget performance reports, analyse variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.
    • Monitor integrity of various financial databases.
    • Verify accuracy of input data, ensuring consistency of data.
    • Periodic reconciliation of accounts.
    • Review cash advance requests and upon certification by the fund management officer prepare payments for final disbursement by cashier.
    • Review incoming expenditure reports and upon certification by the fund management officer input in relevant databases/systems.
    • Notify payees on status of payments.
    • Assist fund management officers regarding queries on budget, payment and deposit related issues and draft related correspondence.
    • Maintain updated files and archives as required.
    • Prepare project completion and closing revisions including all supporting documents.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
    Bachelor degree or equivalent

    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. finance or area related to business administration

    24 Months
    • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in financial analysis, or other relevant programmes; experience in working on GEF or GCF projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
    • Additional experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems;
    • 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; and office technology equipment;
    • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;Sound security awareness;
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    Finance, accounting and audit
    No

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

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    Application deadline:-06-12-2020

    Programme Assistant 06 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Kenya
    Open

    Programme Assistant

    National Specialist
    UNEP
    Kenya
    Nairobi (KEN)
    English
    Immediate
    12 months
    06 December 2020

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

    Under the overall supervision of the Head of Nairobi Convention, the national UNV will undertake the following tasks:

    • Providing support to the Nairobi Convention in tasks related to ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the Western Indian Ocean from land-based sources and activities (WIOSAP) focusing broadly focusing broadly on demonstration projects support, development of project Guidelines and other regional frameworks,
    • Contribute to preparation of briefing notes, concept notes and presentations on the WIOSAP project in synergy with related projects of the Convention,
    • Assist to prepare legal agreements such as Small Scale Funding Agreements (SSFA) and Project Cooperation Agreements (PCA) with partners for implementation of project activities and processing through the UN Environment Partnership Portal,
    • Assist to keep track of legal agreements for the project and related projects and follow-up on their deliverables, associated payments and closure,
    • Support organization of meetings and contribute to preparation of meeting agendas, meeting concept notes, identifying participants, preparation of background and working documents, meeting reports and where appropriate, handling logistics and preparing mission reports,
    • Create and maintain an experts and institutional database of partners implementing interventions related to the WIOSAP project and other initiatives of the Convention,
    • Upload project data into the Nairobi Convention clearinghouse mechanism, undertake data analysis and trends, visualization of scenarios and identify emerging issues,
    • Draft and/or contributing to quarterly, mid-year and annual reporting on the progress in implementation of the WIOSAP project,
    • Represent the Nairobi Convention at various partners’ meeting and make presentations on the Nairobi Convention’s work and its linkages to other initiatives in the Western Indian ocean region,
    • Contribute to technical reporting on project activities and global reporting on activities related to marine and coastal management, as well as reporting on progress in attainment of relevant sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) arising from the activities of the Nairobi Convention,
    • Contribute to development of new projects to promote project sustainability through preparation of project ideas and proposals,
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.
    Master degree or equivalent

    Post-graduate university degree in marine sciences, environmental studies specialising in marine and coastal environment or discipline related to the work of marine biology and/or coastal ecosystems, or related area. A first-level university degree with additional technical training in marine science in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    24 Months

    2 years’ experience working in coastal and marine conservation and management, experience on ocean governance will be an added advantage.

    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    Chemistry and biology

    Marine conservation

    Ocean governance

    No

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

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    Application deadline:-06-12-2020

    Associate Programme Officer 06 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNEP Kenya
    UNEP
    Kenya
    Nairobi (KEN)
    English,French
    Immediate
    12 months
    06 December 2020

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

    Under the direct supervision of the Regional Development Coordination Officer for Africa, the UNV is responsible for the following duties:

    1. Perform a wide array of complex responsibilities in support of program activities, projects and programmes planning and monitoring, specialized communications, and special projects.
    2. Initiate and maintain contact with internal and external departments, units, and/or organizations to help coordinate program details, identify and resolve problems, and provide specialized program information.
    3. Assist in the provision of technical advisory services to the Office projects and programmes under implementation;
    4. Support collecting, research and analysis of information on various thematic issues to support coordination activities .
    5. Compile background materials and prepare draft reports, analytical briefs, information notes, and draft letters on various topics related to the Office’s activities.
    6. Identify and develop possible environmental project concepts, in partnership with relevant agencies and institutions, and assist with Africa Office activities including resource mobilization to enhance activities of the Office;
    7. Analyse trends and emerging issues on environment in African countries and identify existing and planned initiatives and programmes of other institutions that are relevant to UN Environment programme of work;
    8. Create and prepare documents, such as agendas, presentations, reports, correspondence, and curriculum/course materials, by using business or academic program standards and/or technical/scientific protocols.
    9. Initaite budget revisions and analysis and monitor the use of the project resources.
    10. Support work relating to UNDAF and UN country activities and the ongoing UN reforms.
    11. Engage in consolidation work in support to the Regional development Coordination Officer.
    12. Communicate, interpret, and clarify program related matters and specific policy information; recommend updating and/or developing policies and procedures draft.
    13. Arrange schedules, appointments, conference calls, and skype meetings with country actors to speed office projects and programmes implementation.
    14. Support conferences and events organisation, including making arrangements for staffing and technical support, facilities, registration, and catering; and providing information to participants.
    15. Maintain database, perform data entry and retrieval, create spreadsheets and reports, and compile statistics.
    16. Perform other related duties as assigned.
    Master degree or equivalent

    Education: An advanced university degree in International Development, Public Administration, Environmental sciences, Chemistry, Environmental management, or in a related field is required. A first level university degree in combination with two years qualifying professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

    60 Months

    Experience: 5 years of relevant professional experience and proven track record in progressively responsible in international environmental management; Experience in planning and project management would be an asset. Work experience with the United Nations is highly desirable

    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
    Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Other development programme/project experience, Energy and environmental economics, carbon market mechanisms
    • International environmental management;
    • Experience in planning and project management
    No

    Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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    Application deadline:-06-12-2020

    Telecommunications Technician 24 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
    UNMISS
    South Sudan
    Juba (SSD)
    English
    Immediate
    until 30 June 2021
    24 November 2020

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

    The incumbent will report to the Telephone Unit Supervisor and will perform the following of the technical functions:

    • Participate in the planning and implementation of Cisco Unified Communication infratucture;
    • Provides support to the Mission staff at assigned duty station through CUCM / switches configuration, installation of end user terminal (VOIP), installation of cabling infrastructure, and UCM network troubleshooting;
    • Use network management tools to monitor, analyse, and report resources utilization;
    • Implement and support network security features on CUCM network infrastructure;
    • Assist on the preparation of specifications for the requisition of equipment related to the CUCM operation;
    • Work with the networking management unit to implementation and support IP telephony services based on Cisco infrastructure;
    • Perform other related duties as directed by the technical Supervisor;
    • Assisting with the UNV ‘buddy programme” for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
    • Dedicated time for training and capacity-building of national staff in the Telephone unit.
    Technical/Vocational diploma

    Higher secondary school or technical/vocation diploma is required or university and other courses/trainings related to work are desirable.

    48 Months
    • Minimum 4 years experience working with Cisco hardware configuration and implementation.
    • Experience with Unified Communications system (Voice over IP and video) systems integration.
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    Telecommunications systems
    • Minimum level of Cisco Certification at the Professional level (CCNP or CCDP) is required and certification / experiance on Mitel mxone is desired;
    • Hands on experience with configuring Cisco routers and switches in a VOIP system integration;
    • Working experience on implementing and supporting a Unified Communications infrastructure in a cisco environment (video and Voice);
    • Implementation of QoS features as they pertain to VoIP implementation;
    • Good knowledge of IP telephony protocols such as MGCP, H323, SIP, SCCP, ISDN, E1 and QoS features as they pertain to VoIP implementation;
    • Excellent written and spoken English, and ability to write technical documents;
    • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
    • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
    Yes

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

    QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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    Application deadline: 24-11-2020

    Legal Officer 24 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
    Open

    Legal Officer

    International Specialist
    UNMISS
    South Sudan
    Juba (SSD)
    English,Arabic
    Immediate
    until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
    24 November 2020

    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 senior legal adviser or a legal officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

    • Assists other members of the Legal Affairs Unit in reviewing legal documents, instruments, or other material, identifying important issues, similarities and inconsistencies, etc.
    • Assists in preparing drafts of background papers, studies, and reports.
    • Conducts legal research and assist in preparing legal opinions/advice on a wide range of international public and private law issues, including the United Nations Charter, General Assembly and Security Council Resolutions, UN/UNMISS internal Rules and Regulations, UNMISS Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), UNMISS mandate, particularly its protection of civilians aspect, privileges and immunities, peace and security, institutional questions, treaty law and practice, UN administrative law;
    • Assists in preparing agreements, Memorandums of Understanding and contracts with governments, international organisations, and other public or private entities including drafting and resolving claims and disputes.
    • Assists in providing legal advice on human resources and other administrative matters.
    • Assists in servicing and advising as well as serving as a member of, as appropriate, diplomatic conferences, commissions, committees, boards, task forces and other bodies, including preparing background materials, summaries of issues and views of delegations, etc.
    • Assists with presenting the UNMISS induction programme on UNMISS SOFA and distribution of information and sensitizing local authorities and the local population to SOFA.
    • Perform or undertake other duties as requested by other members of the Legal Affairs Unit.
    Master degree or equivalent

    An advanced university degree (i.e. master’s degree or equivalent) in law or a relevant related field is required. A first level university degree (i.e. bachelor’s degree) in law in addition to two extra years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.

    24 Months

    At least two years of progressive responsible professional legal experience in law, including legal analysis, research and writing, at a law firm, governmental legal office, legal office of an international organization or of an NGO.

    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
    Other legal experience

    Computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PPT, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.

    No

    Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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    This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

    Application deadline: xx-xx-2020

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    Application deadline: 24-11-2020

    Associate Officer-Information Analyst 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
    UNMISS
    South Sudan
    Bentiu (SSD)
    English
    Immediate
    until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
    29 November 2020

    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 Team Leader, Field Integrated Operations Centre, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

    • Providing situational awareness of Unity State, South Sudan, through the compilation of daily reports;
    • Reviewing all UN and non-UN information sources for drafting daily situational/operational reports on a 24/7 basis;
    • Submitting the daily report through the FIOC Team Leader to the Joint Operations Center at UNMISS headquarters in Juba for synthesis into external and internal situational/operational information;
    • Preparing analytical and technical briefings, reports, profiles and trend analyses on issues in Unity State, South Sudan;
    • Drafting Flash and Incidents Reports and any necessary updates, to meet the need for speedy and increased information flow in response to a significant event or during an emergency, crisis or rapidly deteriorating situation;
    • Ensuring that relevant written inputs are prepared for appropriate mission reports;
    • Collecting, collating and verifying reports from sections of the UNMISS Field Office in Unity;
    • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, social and security issues;
    • Monitoring and gathering information on events or incidents that may affect the implementation or the safety of the Mission and its mandate;
    • Managing information to ensure its accessibility and utility;
    • Contributing to the DPKO database SAGE through the provision of inputs and coordination with sections of the UNMISS Field Office in Unity and the Joint Operations Center at UNMISS headquarters in Juba;
    • Performing other related duties as required.
    Bachelor degree or equivalent

    Degree level: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Masters degree would be well regarded; Lesser qualification with relevant experience.

    Type of Degree: Degree in Political science, International Relations, Law, Conflict Management, Security or any related field required.

    36 Months
    • Minimum three (3) years’ relevant experience in information analysis in conflict or post-conflict environment is required;
    • Experience in or knowledge of the conflict dynamics in South Sudan is highly desirable;
    • Previous experience in a Joint Operations Centre or Joint Mission Analysis Cell would be an added advantage.
    • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
    Political affairs and political reporting
    • Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
    • The candidate must have advanced skills in English drafting and report writing, analytical skills, databases, and presentation software as well as other electronic media;
    • 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

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    Application deadline: 29-11-2020

    Civil Affairs Officer 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
    Open

    Civil Affairs Officer

    International Specialist
    UNMISS
    South Sudan
    Yambio (SSD)
    English
    01 December 2020
    until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
    29 November 2020

    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

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    Application deadline: 29-11-2020