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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Disaster Risk Reduction Capacity Building Assistant 30 October 2020 Nat. University UNDRR Ethiopia
UNDRR
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,Amharic
Immediate
6 months
30 October 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment. Candidates must be students of any academic program (BA/BSc, Masters, PhD) and keep this status during the whole period of the volunteer assignment.

Under the direct supervision of UNDRR Risk Knowledge programme manager , the National UN Youth Volunteer will support the implementation of project activities:

  • Support development and operationalization of an information management system for early warning for wildfires in Ethiopia;
  • Assist collection of background documents to support the project partners;
  • Liaise with project consultants, scientific partners, other UNVs, NDRMC project coordinator and UNDRR staff in Nairobi and Addis Ababa liaison office to support the above activities;
  • Participate in project meetings to assist with minutes and development of project documentation;
  • Liaise with national stakeholders to ensure information sharing and assist coordination of stakeholder meeting and consultations;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education

Enrolled in a university programme in disaster risk management, environmental engineering/natural sciences, environmental science;

  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in disaster risk management, economic development; in research/scientific organisations with national or sub-national government;
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Amharic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience, Policy, regulation, planning and education and capacity building

Skills: communication skills, project management skills, IT skills, data collection skills, policy analysis

No

Communication

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Application deadline: 30 October 2020

Human Resources Assistant 31 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Jordan
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
31 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Human Resources Officer, the HR Assistant will:

  • Support in administration of entitlement and benefits including administering Leave Entitlements (AL, SL USL, HL) and conducting Leave Verification Exercise.

  • Support in recruitment and placement of staff: Scheduling Assessments (tests, interviews with candidates and selectin panel); Writing Interview minutes;
  • Support with in-country onboarding of newly recruited staff members (IP and Local): schedule induction briefings, share installation sheets with sections, update onboarding tracking sheet,

  • Administration of Internships/ ad hoc volunteers’ employment at JCO

  • Support with HR data analytics

  • Administration of UNLP issuance/extensions.

  • General office support, drafting and/or processing variety of correspondence and other section’s communications.
  • Setting up and maintaining HR files/records (electronic and paper) · Scheduling appointments and meetings · Maintain and generate automated databases containing HR related statistics and generating periodic reports.

  • 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. Human Resources, Management, Business Administration and/or other related fields;

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of work experience at the national and/or international level in Human Resources and administration; experience working with international organizations is an asset;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required;
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others);
  • Research skills, including data collection, report writings, briefing notes, and context analysis;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human resources management and development
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline:31 -10-2020

Implementation Specialist in Marine Litter 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNEP Greece
UNEP
Greece
Athens (GRC)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 July 2021 with possibility of extension
01 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 MED POL Programme Management Officer, the International UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Collect available/existing information on measures/instruments to prevent, control and monitor discharges of marine litter from wastewater treatment plants, aquaculture activities, riverine inputs, and ships, with a particular focus on microplastics, emerging pollutants and packaging waste in the Mediterranean.
  1. Collect available/existing information on sources of plastic pollution and their pathways and propose measures to prevent and reduce generation of plastic waste in the Mediterranean.
  1. Provide technical and administrative support to MED POL activities related to marine litter management, with a focus on:
  1. Marine litter monitoring
  2. Upgrading the Regional Plan for Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean, and in particular in coordinating the tasks/activities of the Working Group for Marine Litter Management; supporting aspects related to planning, preparations and convening of the “best practices meeting on the implementation of the regional plan on marine litter to prevent/reduce plastic pollution;” and assisting in matters related to marine litter to be addressed in UNEP/MAP’s institutional meetings (MED POL, MAP Focal Points meetings and COP22)
  3. Supporting MEDPOL on aspects related to the Plastic Waste Partnership initiative; Global Partnership for Marine Litter and the Mediterranean Node; Regional Cooperation Platform on Marine Litter Management; Technical Group on Marine Litter (TGML); Marine Litter MED II Project including deliverables of legal instruments to be concluded with the Contracting Parties in the framework of this project

  1. Prepare a final report on tasks completed and summary outputs achieved in the framework of this Terms of Reference (ToR) with regards to technical and administrative tasks.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in environmental management, science or related field, with a particular focus on marine litter, marine litter management measures or related disciplines. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

60 Months
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in project/programme management, administration or related area.
  • Knowledge and experience in marine litter assessment and monitoring;
  • Good communication skills, ability to write reports and to speak in public;
  • Good knowledge in office automation software (Word, Excel, Power Point) required;
  • Fluency (both oral and written) and excellent writing skills in English are required. Working knowledge of French is highly desirable. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience, Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Application deadline: 1 November 2020

Motor Vehicle Electrician (Electronic Vehicle Management System / Carlog System) 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
01 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 terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Chief workshop Unit the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations light vehicles/equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub units in supervisory capacity;

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering / repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

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

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Motor Vehicle. •Basic knowledge related to workshop management, automotive spare parts management, inventory and warehousing. Driving License up to at least ‘C’ class as well as MHE operator.

72 Months

At least six (6) years of progressive experience in maintenance and repairs of light and heavy vehicle/equipment. At least, two years (2) supervisory responsibilities. Familiarity with United Nations electronics systems and procedures in the field is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate.

  • At least five years of post-training experience.

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory, and warehousing.

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must; Working knowledge of French is an advantage.

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential.

  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System

  • Knowledge in Microsoft excel, word and outlook.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 1st November 2020

Data Compiling and Translation Officer 01 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNODC Viet Nam
UNODC
Viet Nam
Hanoi (VNM)
English,Vietnamese
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
01 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 designated UNODC focal point in the country where the UNV is posted, the national UN Volunteer will:

  • Liaise with the full-time Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to collect the information gathered by part-time Community Volunteers in the course of their work on the drivers to illicit trafficking in border areas;
  • Translate the info ration received into English and identify issues the most-commonly raised so as to bring them to the attention of the UNODC focal point;
  • Asist the UNODC focal point in translating additional input from the Community Volunteers, especially with regards to human stories and multimedia content that the Volunteers may have created;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to keep track of implementation and instructions from UNODC regarding the execution of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

A first-level university degree in law, political science, global studies, international development, public policy or related fields

12 Months
  • At least one year of professional work experience is required at the national and/or international level in programme implementation, policy/legal advice, research/analysis or other relevant experience with one or more of the fields of UNODC mandates (transnational organized crime, criminal justice, anti-corruption, drugs and health, sustainable livelihoods
  • 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;
  • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Community participation and development
No

Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Working in Teams

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This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Vietman can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 1-11-2020

Knowledge management and M&E officer 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Niger
UNICEF
Niger
Niamey (NER)
French,English
15 November 2020
24 months
01 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 delegated authority and under the supervision of the Chief Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation, and in close coordination with the principal Advisor of the project “Building Resilience in the Sahel”, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support evidence-based learning to ensure child-sensitive and gender-sensitive approaches are integrated to develop a risk-informed approach to planning and implementation in social sectors at the local level.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to enhance the capacity of community actors to provide community-based health interventions, quality nutrition-promotion and counselling services to adolescent girls and women of childbearing age especially those most at risk (both vulnerable and disproportionately exposed to specific shocks and stresses).
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen capacity of young women and men for effective, and inclusive participation (especially for girls and women) in intergenerational social dialogue and in community development engagement.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen the capacities of families, communities and municipalities to support an equitable access, retention and protection of children in schools with a special emphasis on girls.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document best practices implemented to strengthen capacity of vulnerable groups, adolescent girls and boys and young women and men for citizen engagement in community and municipality planning, local taxation and social accountability mechanisms.
  • Design and conduct case studies to document the communal WASH approach, which aims to support communes in providing a complete water, hygiene and sanitation package at the community level while supporting local planning that takes into account climate change issues and emergency situations.
  • Support organization of internal workshops to ensure progressive learning and lessons learning from each sector supported by UNICEF (health, nutrition, WASH, education, child protection, social protection)
  • Perform other duties related to generation of strong evidence base from study cases to access the effectiveness of the model of resilient communities in the Niger, as needed.
  • Support to data collection and strengthening of national data collection and analysis capacities on cross-sectoral issues (gender, equity, etc.)

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in international development, public affairs, international relations, political science, communication or other related fields.
24 Months

Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.

  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working

relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;

  • 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; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
  • Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working
  • Relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;
  • 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; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams, Judgement and Decision-making, Managing Performance

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Population Census Coordination Specialist 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNFPA Sierra Leone
UNFPA
Sierra Leone
Freetown (SLE)
English
15 January 2021
12 months
01 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 direct supervision of the UNFPA Quality Assurance Specialist and overall guidance of the UNFPA Representative .the Population and Census Coordination Specialist UN Volunteer will:

  • Liaise with relevant Statistics Sierra Leone officials and represent UNFPA in technical level discussions around the 2020 mid-term census and feedback to the Country Office.
  • Ensure pre-enumeration and enumeration activities are on track and provide technical advice where necessary
  • Develop/consolidate an action plan for support to the successful implementation of the mid-term census and post census work, updated with results achieved on a regular basis.
  • Monitor and support Statistics Sierra Leone in the process of pre-enumeration, enumeration, cartographic, work, and compilation of census field reports.
  • Coordinate, foster and strengthen strategic partnerships with UN agencies, and other relevant multilateral and bilateral organizations that are supporting the 2020 mid-term census in Sierra Leone
  • Establish good working relationships with officials of Statistics Sierra Leone and other local stakeholders in the 2020 mid-term census
  • Support the country office in other population and development work as assigned
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in Sierra Leone;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Master degree or equivalent

60 Months
  • Master’s degree in social sciences, such as demography, statistics, economics or a related field.
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in applied statistics, economics or demography
  • Working knowledge in statistical packages such as SAS, Stata and SPSS
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the use of GIS software such as ArcGIS or QGIS is an asset
  • Familiarity with data collection and analysis using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Open to work remotely and to travel to rural communities
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet/; familiarity with social media networks and office technology equipment.
  • Demonstrated strong familiarity with UNFPA work on censuses and other development projects.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others.
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills.
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team.
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences.
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Statistics, Macroeconomics and public finance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
No

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

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Associate Officer / Information Analyst 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Torit (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
01 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 FIOC Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following:

  • Manage, collect, coordinate, analyze, report and disseminate information to be used as a decision-making and planning tool for the Field Integrated Operation Center (FIOC);
  • Collect information from a wide range of sources, including UNMISS Civil and Political Affairs, Human Rights, Gender, Child Protection, Relief, Reintegration and Protection personnel, Military, Police, Security, Humanitarian Agencies, International Non-Governmental Organization (INGOs) and Local Government Authorities;
  • Produce forward looking reports within the context of the UNMISS Early Warning Strategy and Protection of Civilian Matrix that integrates and considers all the information gathered, resulting in clearly identification of priorities where the state should focus it’s efforts;
  • Build effective networks through mission components with state authorities, international partners, civil society and humanitarian community;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, socio-economic and security issues;
  • Monitor and gather information on events or incidents that may affect the implementation of the safety of the Mission and it’s mandate;
  • Support the Field Office Security Management Team, Security Management Meetings, Crisis management Team and respond to specific incident as required;
  • Share all information with Join Analysis Center (JMAC) as guided by Chief JMAC;
  • Undertake other related responsibilities as tasked by the Team Leader and Head of office.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Political science, International Relations, Human Rights Conflict Management, Security or any related field.

36 Months
  • Three (3) or more years experience in the field;
  • Previous experience in Joint Operation Centre or Joint Analysis Cell would be an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting
  • Professional reporting and writing skills.
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief; post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system.
Yes

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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

Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Community Volunteer for Research (for Moc Hoa) 01 November 2020 Community Volunteer UNODC Viet Nam
UNODC
Viet Nam
Moc Hoa (VNM)
Vietnamese
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
01 November 2020

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Important info! : "This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Moc Hoa can apply for this advertisement."

Under the direct supervision of the designated UNODC focal point in the country where the UNV is posted, the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the National Specialist Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the National Specialist Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
  • Good communication skills.

 

 

  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Moc Hoa can apply for this advertisement Application deadline: 1-11-2020

Community Volunteer for Research (for Cao Bang province) 01 November 2020 Community Volunteer UNODC Viet Nam
UNODC
Viet Nam
Cao Bang (VNM)
Vietnamese
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
01 November 2020

Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Important info! : "This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Cao Bang province can apply for this advertisement."

Under the direct supervision of the Survey Coordinator (National Specialist UN Volunteer) in the country of assignment, the UN Community Volunteer will:

  • Conduct interviews of people living in border areas to understand the key factors behind a community’s attitude towards illicit trafficking and the possible remedial actions that could be put in place;
  • Travel to nearby communities to reach out to more individuals to understand the local dynamics in those communities. Only day roundtrips will be allowed, i.e. no overnight stays outside the town/village of origin;
  • Compile the information and data collected and send them every week to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment;
  • Create communication contents on the implementation of the assignment (e.g. pictures, short films, narrative accounts – including human stories), while respecting security and safety rules, and send those to the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment for forwarding to UNODC;
  • Be in constant contact with the full-time UN Community Volunteer in the country of assignment to understand the latest instructions from UNODC regarding the implementation of the initiative;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by UNODC.

 

Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education.
  • Good communication skills
  • Vietnamese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development

 

 

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is an announcement for a community UNV assignment. Only residence of Cao Bang can apply for this advertisement Application deadline: 1-11-2020