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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Information Management Officer 26 February 2021 Int. Specialist UNOCT United States of America
UNOCT
United States of America
New York (USA)
English
Immediate
9 months
26 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 Chief of OUSG or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Information Management Officer will:

  • Provide expertise on the use and development of information management tools and platforms and identify new data analysis process improvement opportunities
  • Participate in information management networks and processes to facilitate the exchange of information and the promotion of data and information standards, common platforms, and the exchange of information.
  • Engage with UNOCT staff and counterparts to identify appropriate data sources for analytics projects and ensure that information activities are coordinated and consistent with relevant standard and practices
  • Collaborate with programme management officers to improve data flows, data quality, etc.
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Develop and implement various analysis, reporting and quality control capabilities
  • Produce and update information products such as reports, charts and infographics by turning data into graphical products to convey messages and a story-line
  • 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 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

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in computer science, data science, analytics, statistics, information management, information systems or a related field. first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in information management, information systems, applied analytics, business intelligence, statistics, data management, GIS & mapping, data visualization, or other related area, is required.
  • Experience in using data to inform decisions, strategies and execution is required.
  • Experience with self-service analytics and data visualization applications (MS PowerBI, Qlik, Tableau or similar), or business intelligence tools (SAP Business Objects, etc.) is required.
  • Experience in tools managing version control such as Git is highly desirable.
  • Experience with database or programming languages (SQL, Python, R) is 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.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in UN Counter Terrorism activities, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
IT architecture and IT project management
  • Experience in using data to inform decisions, strategies and execution is required.
  • Experience with self-service analytics and data visualization applications (MS PowerBI, Qlik, Tableau or similar), or business intelligence tools (SAP Business Objects, etc.) is required.
  • Experience in tools managing version control such as Git is highly desirable.
  • Experience with database or programming languages (SQL, Python, R) is desirable.

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

No

Client Orientation, Communication, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, 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: 26/02/2021

Peacebuilding Fund Web Developer 03 March 2021 Int. Specialist DPPA United States of America
DPPA
United States of America
New York (USA)
English
Immediate
12 months
03 March 2021

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 the Chief of the Financing for Peacebuilding Branch, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Web Application Development:
  • Assist in the design, development, and maintenance of Drupal based websites;
  • The UNV will help to improve the end-user experience for the PBF website and adoption of web applications.
  • Design new webpages as required for greater visibility and results reporting;
  • Update and maintain end-to-end solutions based on functional requirements.
  1. Data and content maintenance:
  • Post and update website content including Country specific pages;
  • Upload documents to the website including the country briefs;
  • Ensure the quality of the data before inserting or migrating
  • Regularly update photo library and other organizational databases with information received from Regional/Country Offices;
  • Perform other data and content maintenance related tasks as required
  1. Documentation, outreach and user support:
  • Draft, write, design and produce various types of documentations, such as user manual or guidelines to support country office colleagues; outreach or awareness materials, including e-flyers, and simple video clips; minutes of meetings; and systems documentation.
  • Produce regular easy to read and appealing reports and statistics on data status and application usage, making use of Google Analytics.
  • Support the implementation of the Advocacy and Communication Strategy with a focus on redesigning the PBF website and regularly updating content on the website for greater advocacy and donor communications.
  • Assist in running a series of webinars using the standard platforms in PBF
  • Perform other documentation and outreach related tasks as required.
  1. Other tasks as required.

Promotion of the United Nations Volunteers Programme mandate.

UN volunteers are expected to integrate the UN Volunteers Programme mandate within their assignment as well as promote voluntary action through engagement with communities (urban and rural) in the course of their work. As such, the incumbent UN Volunteer should dedicate a proportion of his/her working week to the following in support of and in synergy with his/her primary role as Peacebuilding Support Volunteer:

  • Strengthen knowledge and understanding of the influence and impact of voluntary action by communities in monitoring processes related to their recovery and development through local/municipal level peacebuilding and participatory governance initiatives and programmes focused on building community level capacity to engage in peacebuilding and conflict prevention;
  • Promote and/or advise local groups in the use of OV (online volunteering), and encourage relevant local individuals and groups to use OV whenever technically possible;
  • Contribute to articles/write-ups on the work of the PBF portfolio and the above-outlined activities and submit them to UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.
Master degree or equivalent
  • A master’s degree in web design, web management, communications or a related field;
  • At least two years progressively responsible experience in website related management, preferably in an international context, preferably in peacebuilding;
24 Months
  • Fluency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of another official language an advantage;
  • Experience working in challenging international environments an advantage;
  • Computer skills: proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Have affinity with or interest in post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Web and graphic design

The incumbent must be a team-oriented, flexible and results-driven person who is prepared to operate in an extremely challenging personal and professional environment

  • Fluency in spoken and written English. Knowledge of another official language an advantage;
  • Experience working in challenging international environments an advantage;
  • Computer skills: proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Have affinity with or interest in post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, 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: 03-03-2021