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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 30 May 2021 Int. Specialist UNHCR Democratic Republic of Congo
UNHCR
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu, Goma, Bunia (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
30 May 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 Reporting Officer, based in SO Goma, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Keep abreast with all developments in the activity to prepare appropriate briefings and reports;
  • Consolidate and analyse data on programme implementation and indicators in all sectors under AoR in order to facilitate the preparation of periodic reports in English or French, i.e. Sitreps, activity-specific reports as may be required;
  • Liaise closely with all Units of the programme in the Area of Responsibility to gather and collate accurate data about persons of concern and assistance activities;
  • - Actively participate in fundraising at the regional and national levels with the preparation of Project proposals / funding submissions, as well as exploring available local funding opportunities;
  • Draft Donor reports and respond to queries from Donors on programme implementation;
  • Assist in keeping donor representatives briefed on developments and assist in the development of funding submissions, appeals and reports
  • Contribute to the development of a fundraising strategy in line with the Sub-office’s priorities
  • Develop and maintain a network of stakeholders in particular development and stabilisation actors
  • Take part in provincial and local development planning processes on behalf of UNHCR
  • Take part in Programme planning processes including internal planning with the Country Operations Plan (COP) process making use of available guiding documents, and external planning as required;
  • Assist in implementing the establishment of sound monitoring processes, in reviewing final reports and on progress in order to advise on any corrective actions required or the need for additional resources to reach planned target levels.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications, Business of Public Ad-ministration.

36 Months

A minimum 3 years of experience in a field related to external relations, communications, media relations or reporting.

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.
  • Other
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

Public information and reporting, good writting skills(report to donors,experience with mass medias, social media,etc.)

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership

* 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: 30-02-2021

National UNV Gender Officer 17 May 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen South Sudan
UNWomen
South Sudan
Bentiu (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
17 May 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 WEE Team Lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Gender Officer & Coordinator will:

  • Thoroughly familiarize her/himself with the gender dynamics of South Sudan in order to enable the UN Women office, the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT) and the humanitarian clusters to develop a sound understanding of the prevailing gender situation, and take informed decisions on integrating gender in planning and operations;

  • Provide high-level and technical capacities in planning and coordination to the HCT;

  • Ensure that Gender Equity and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) is integrated into the Humanitarian Programming Cycle (HPC), the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO), the Strategic Response Plan (SRP), Flash and Consolidated Appeal processes, and other relevant strategic planning instruments/processes;

  • Engage with clusters and ensure that gender is appropriately integrated system-wide across all the clusters;

  • Mobilize local NGOs and Government authorities to engage in coordination, planning and programming;

  • Engage in discussions with potential partners in the country, including embassies or other inter-governmental organizations, in order to mobilize resources locally and generate interest at more upstream level in funding UN Women activities;

  • Contribute to concept and proposal development in gender, livelihood, and other UN Women thematic areas.

  • Contribute to the gap analysis in the areas of livelihoods, protection and GBV and Humanitarian response in the work location

  • Contribute to the design of capacity building materials and effectively implement the trainings at all levels

  • Manages the day-to-day livelihood activities, including activity finances as per UN Women financial regulations.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly work plans and ensure work plans are implemented as per the approved Annual work plan.

  • Monitor and document UN Women’s livelihood, protection and humanitarian work as directed by the Programme Specialist.

  • Prepare/contribute to weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, donor and other reports

  • Represent UN Women in state meetings and other stakeholder meetings in the state.

  • Contribute and actively participate in a regular sector meetings within UN Women and at district level

  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. gender studies, social sciences, agriculture or development studies.

24 Months
  • At least 2-3 years of relevant professional experience in coordination, planning, integration, advocacy for/in gender equality and women’s empowerment; experience in humanitarian settings and with humanitarian clusters required;

  • Extensive technical knowledge regarding gender in humanitarian action, GEWE, GBV, such as humanitarian planning and implementation instruments and processes, would be a strong asset;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Gender equality and the advancement of women

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UN Women with professionalism, dedication and client orientation, and who must be willing both to work on programmatic/substantive aspects and to provide operational/logistical services. The following qualifications are required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. gender studies, social sciences, agriculture or development studies.

  • At least 2-3 years of relevant professional experience in coordination, planning, integration, advocacy for/in gender equality and women’s empowerment; experience in humanitarian settings and with humanitarian clusters required;

  • Extensive technical knowledge regarding gender in humanitarian action, GEWE, GBV, such as humanitarian planning and implementation instruments and processes, would be a strong asset;

    experience with training and facilitation (including participatory approaches), project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;

    Culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members and local authorities;

  • 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;

  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;

  • 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;

  • Fluency in spoken and written English knowledge of Arabic is an advantage;

  • valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain;

    Ability to perform duties under stress and in insecure, isolated and potentially hostile environments;

  • Sound security awareness;

  • Have affinity with or interest in women’s and gender issues, humanitarian action, refugee work, post-conflict or natural disaster situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Empowering Others, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, 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 for to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 17th May 2021

Brigadista comunitaria para los Derechos Humanos y los Derechos de las Mujeres. 27 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNWomen Bolivia
UNWomen
Bolivia
La Paz, Cochabamba, Sucre, Tarija, Santa Cruz, Potosi (BOL)
Spanish
Immediate
3 months
27 May 2021

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

Bajo la supervisión directa de Especialista en Gestión de Programas, el/la Voluntario/a Comunitario/a de las Naciones Unidas, para realizar sus funciones adecuadamente, deberán:

  1. Formar parte activa de la red de mujeres defensoras de derechos humanos de ONU Mujeres.
  2. Participar en las reuniones, capactaciones y talleres implementados para mejorar sus capacidades en vocería, comunicación, negociación, mediación y monitoreo de derechos humanos.
  3. Apoyar la organización y logística de los eventos: foros, talleres o reuniones.
  4. Contribuir al Sistema de Alerta Temprana (SAT) mediante el monitoreo de situaciones de conflicto y vulneración de derechos humanos, con especial énfasis en derechos civiles y políticos de las mujeres.
  5. Proporcionar capacitación y sensibilización, y fortalecer las competencias de mujeres en las comunidades en temas como: derechos de las mujeres, participación política, liderazgo y gobernanza, prevención y resolución de conflictos, Ley Nº 243, derechos colectivos de las mujeres indigenas y otros que se identifiquen durante la implementación del proyecto.
  6. Proporcionar acompañamiento y asesoramiento a mujeres víctimas de acoso y violencia política.
  7. Asistir en la elaboración de documentos de política, gestión del conocimiento, propuestas, alerta temprana, guías y otros requeridos para la implementación del programa.
  8. Compartir conocimientos, experiencias, buenas prácticas y lecciones aprendidas.
  9. Fomentar la sensibilización y concientización.
  10. Apoyar en la conformación de equipos técnicos y equipos especializados del Sistema de Alerta Temprana.
  11. Apoyar en el desarrollo de acuerdos con organizaciones de sociedad civil y organizaciones de mujeres.
  12. Contribuir y apoyar en el desarrollo de materiales y documentos vinculados al área de paz y seguridad de la oficina de ONU Mujeres Bolivia.
  13. Participar en las reuniones de coordinación con ONU Mujeres así como con las organizaciones de sociedad civil e institucionales, los actores y actoras identificadas, y las contrapartes.
  14. Coordinar con el área de comunicación de ONU Mujeres el desarrollo de notas y artículos para el boletín oficial de ONU Mujeres
  15. Otras actividades que la oficina de ONU Mujeres identifique para el cumplimiento de los objetivos del proyecto.
  16. Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el supervisor
Secondary education

Haber cursado secundaria.

6 Months
  • Se valorará positivamente cualquier experiencia en el monitoreo de la situación de los derechos humanos y/o en procesos de formación
  • Se valorara positivamente haber sido autoridad electa u originaria en el nivel local o nacional.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Community participation and development
  • Aval de su organización.
  • Disponibilidad para viajar.
  • Se valorara positivamente haber sido autoridad electa u originaria en el nivel local o nacional.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

Procedimiento para la aplicación

¿Aún no se ha registrado en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero registre su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Importante: Después de crear su cuenta, complete todas las secciones de su perfil y envíelo. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar.

¿Ya se encuentra registrada/o en la reserva de candidatos de VNU? Por favor, primero actualice su perfil en https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Luego diríjase a “Mi Página” a través del siguiente enlace https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage y seleccione la opción de “reclutamiento especial”. Finalmente seleccione el reclutamiento especial al cual usted desea aplicar.

Para más informacion puede contatarnos al correo: postulacion@unv.pnud.bo

Fecha límite para postularse: 27 de mayo a las 18:00 Hora de Bolivia

Community Volunteer for Research (for George Town, Penang) 16 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
16 May 2021

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 residents of George Town, Penang can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-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 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;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Penang Hokkien) is required.
  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Penang Hokkien) is required.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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 George Town, Penang can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 16-05-2020

Community Volunteer for Research (for Kelantan) 26 May 2021 Community Volunteer UNODC Malaysia
UNODC
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur (MYS)
Malay
Immediate
3 months with possibility of extension
26 May 2021

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 residents of Kelantan can apply for this advertisement.”

Under the direct supervision of the full-time Community Volunteer (Research) in the country of assignment, the part-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 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;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Kelantan) is required.

  • Malay(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good command of local languages in the area of assignment (Malay and Kelantan) is required.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, 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 Kelantan can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 26-11-2020