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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Knowledge Management Support for ECA 01 February 2021 Int. Specialist ECA Ethiopia
ECA
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
6 months
01 February 2021

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 Chief of Knowledge Management Section of the UNECA or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Knowledge Management officer will:

  • Lead in the review of the ECA KM Strategy and work closely with the Chief of Section to institutionalise Knowledge Management Commission-wide
  • Lead in the formulation of overall institutional policies, procedures, objectives and guidelines affecting the development, maintenance planning and implementation of the of the Knowledge Management strategy and work programme of ECA;
  • Lead in the development of the ECA knowledge and information architecture and ensure that the business processes are knowledge-centric and fall within the overall ECA Knowledge Architecture framework;
  • Analyze and advise the Commission and its information clientele on innovative systems to support knowledge-enabled business processes as well as participate in system process reengineering efforts to satisfy the knowledge needs of the Commission;
  • Implement new technologies in Knowledge/information management to ensure staff throughout the Commission have modern tools for efficient access to knowledge and related information resources;
  • Routinely perform high level research and analyses, applying extensive experience in the integration of knowledge and related information resources from a wide variety of sources to enable a seamless access to knowledge in support of the Organization' s mandate;
  • Formulate, and implements policies, standards, guidelines, procedures and tools for developing, managing, preserving, disseminating, accessing ECA' s knowledge products and services including its digital archives;
  • Provide advisory services organization-wide on information/knowledge management activities based on needs assessment, business processes, workflows, technical requirements and budget analysis;
  • Participate in developing and implementing ECA' s portfolio of business process and advises requesting units on the most appropriate strategies and approaches for incorporating knowledge into the business processes
  • Contribute to writing, reports and papers on Knowledge and Library Services including systems-related topics, system requirements and best practices. Performs other duties as assigned
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in information technology, information science, information systems development, knowledge management, library and documentation science or related area;
  • a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with above-mentioned related training and/or professional experience of 12 years may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
84 Months
  • At least seven years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in knowledge management, Information management, and/or Information Systems; Knowledge Management policy development; management of library and documentation centres and expertise in specific dynamics of the processes of knowledge creation, knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing, and knowledge reuse, which are central to the management of core competencies, information technology solutions within a knowledge management and/or library setting.
  • Experience in planning, designing, developing, implementing and maintenance of information/knowledge systems;
  • Practical knowledge and experience in the development of institutional repositories, digital and virtual Knowledge/information services;
  • Proven contributions in exploring, adapting and applying new technologies and methodologies in knowledge and information management;
  • Experience in application of information management standards in systems development;
  • Experience in advanced Web development and online delivery of knowledge and library services;
  • Strong research and published technical/policy writing experience and project management skills;
  • demonstrable presentation, training and facilitation; experience with multi-stakeholder knowledge systems is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • 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, 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in policy research as well as social and economic development in Africa, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Knowledge management, archiving and documentation

Professional experiance in:

  • knowledge management, Information management, and/or Information Systems;
  • knowledge Management policy development;
  • management of library and documentation centres and expertise in specific dynamics of the processes of knowledge creation,
  • knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing, and knowledge reuse,
  • information technology solutions within a knowledge management and/or library setting.
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Application deadline: 01 February 2021

Programme Analyst, Spotlight Initiative 07 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNWomen Nigeria
UNWomen
Nigeria
Abuja (NGA)
English
Immediate
12 months
07 February 2021

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 Programme Specialist- Technical Coherence, Spotlight Initiative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Programme Analyst - Ending Violence against Women and Girls will:

Contribute technically to the development and implementation of the Spotlight Women Peace and Humanitarian Fund programme strategies and interventions for the prevention and mitigation of SGBV and Harmful Practices in humanitarian settings:

  • Provide assistance to the UN Women Sub-office in Maiduguri (Humanitarian office) for the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund (WPHF)/Spotlight Initiative projects on GBV and for the projects under the WPHF COVID-19 ERW.
  • Support implementation of WPHF baseline studies to inform the start-up phase of the programme.
  • Monitor and report on the work of WPHF implementing partners against the programme result framework.
  • Review the submission of Spotlight WPHF partners’ monthly quarterly activities reports and prepare internal (UN) and donor (EU) reports.
  • Support activities on EVAWGs/GBV, including contributing to development of policy documents, concept notes, policy reviews, briefing/speaking notes for management, research activities, trainings and capacity building activities targeted to government/CSOs.
  • Participate in weekly Spotlight team meetings, monthly and online engagement with partners.
  • Contribute to enhancing coordination with the UN Trust Fund on Ending Violence against Women.

Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on Spotlight Initiative to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country:

  • Support the implementation of cross cutting Spotlight Initiative inter-agency activities
  • Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated

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 the host country;
  • 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
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required; A first-level university degree in combination with three additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in development program/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Gender equality and the advancement of women
  • Knowledge and experience in providing oversight for implementation of GBV response services, including managing implementation of civil society organizations around EVAW
  • Experience in similar intervention like the Spotlight Initiative is an asset;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
  • Have affinity with or interest in Gender Equality and Women Empowerment (GEWE) volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
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Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness

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Application deadline: 07-02-2021