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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Associate - Climate Change 27 April 2021 Int. Specialist UNEP Bahrain
UNEP
Bahrain
Manama (BHR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
27 April 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 general supervision of the programme officer of Subprogramme one, Climate Change, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the planning, development and operational support of projects under the Climate Change Subprogramme;
  • Conduct research and analysis of issues and trends relevant to the projects and climate change topics
  • Draft, review and edit project documents, concept notes, and policy analysis, ensuring quality of outputs
  • Participate and represent UNEP ROWA in meetings and consultations as required
  • Develop content for internal and external communication and correspondence
  • Provide support in the identification of operational issues, and contribute to the proposal and implementation of solutions
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. climate policy, international development, environmental management; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization or other relevant programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
  • Excellent writing, formulation, editing and reporting skills;
  • Excellent analytical and research skills;
  • Experience in climate change adaptation desirable
  • 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 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 the environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for sustainable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
  • national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization.
  • programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organizations;
No

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

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select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 27 April 2021

Rule of Law Coordination Officer 16 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Pakistan
UNWomen
Pakistan
Peshawar, Quetta (PAK)
English,Urdu
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
16 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Sub Office (Balochistan/ KP), the UN Volunteer will perform the following functions:

Programme management/ coordination:

  1. Provide support to the planning and implementation of program activities of the Rule of Law programme as per the program outcomes.
  2. Support effective coordination between the project partners (government partners, UN agencies and CSOs) for impactful and sustainable programme implementation. Maintain an up-to-date database of relevant stakeholders (with all required information) including government departments, CSOs, donors and UN agencies working on Rule of Law, VAW, Governance and Human Rights and keep informed of their work with a view to enhance coordination and information sharing;
  3. Support the Identification and establishment of collaborations/ partnerships with civil society, research institutions and resource centres as needed for implementation of project activities;

Knowledge management/ reporting:

  1. Support the development of knowledge management strategies, products and methodologies for the programme;
  2. Assist in preparing internal documents such as terms of reference, calls for proposals, meeting notes, field visits reports, briefings and other project documents as required;
  3. Draft high quality and timely documents for various external audiences such as concept notes, fact sheets, presentations, project updates and donor reports;
  4. Maintain regular information management for smooth and timely reporting of program activities at provincial and country level.
  5. Support the development and dissemination of communications materials including but not limited to social media posts, press releases, radio messages, video documentaries, etc.

Administrative/ logistical support:

  1. Coordinate with operations unit at country office for all logistical/ procurement/ travel/ event organization tasks;
  2. Manage and liaise with vendors and service providers engaged for supporting project activities;
  3. Assist in the designing and printing of documents and communications materials and their dissemination as per communication plan;
  4. Prepare necessary documentation and provide support to travel, monitoring visits, field missions, and events organized through the programme and assist in compiling monitoring reports.

Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in any of the following disciplines: Social Sciences, Public Policy, Public Administration, Development Studies, Gender Studies or related fields.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years’ experience in programme management and coordination. Preference will be given to those who have worked on Rule of Law, EVAW, human rights or governance;
  • Proven excellent analytical, report writing and organization skills;
  • Strong understanding of gender and development issues in Pakistan including the specific provincial context, especially about access to justice, violence against women, and human rights;
  • Proficiency in the use of software including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is required; proficiency in use of other software/ databases will be an asset;
  • Creativity in the presentation of information through use of graphic, pictorial or other appropriate communication means;
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and function as part of a team; and
  • Strong technical and analytical skills in gender and social development issues and ability to provide well-grounded, quality analytical inputs with pragmatism and a focus on results;
  • Ability to think innovatively and strategically in dealing with policy issues, while maintaining a strong client focus; Ability to manage dialogue with government and donors on gender issues;
  • Diligent and efficient, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and a proven ability to work in multicultural settings and teams.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Urdu(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

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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 a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (enter the Programme Country) and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. International travel to the duty station is not covered by UNV. The monthly volunteer living allowance is approximately PKR 69,401.75. Click here to view Conditions of Service for more information.

Application deadline: 16 April 2021

Community Safe Migration Roll-out Volunteer 16 April 2021 Community Volunteer IOM Lao People's Democratic Rep
IOM
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
Laotian,English
Immediate
4 months
16 April 2021

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

Under the direct supervision of designated IOM focal point in the country of assignment, the UN Community Volunteer will:

  • Support the implementation of the safe migration information roll-out, in particular by conducting safe migration trainings to returning migrant workers in Quarantine Centers (QCs)
  • Coordinate with the IOM Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) Operation Assistant and the relevant QC management teams to arrange schedules and prepare for daily training activities
  • Ensure returned migrant workers receive adequate information on safe migration, including return and reintegration, as per IOM training materials
  • Provide necessary logistic support (i.e. distribute water and snacks to participants in each roll-out training) in coordination with QC staff
  • Monitor and record attendance of participants per training
  • Report to IOM focal point with accurate attendance and photo image as evidence of work
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Secondary education
  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education;
  • Laotian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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?

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 a volunteer assignment for National Community Volunteers (candidates need to be at least 18 to be eligible to apply), therefore only nationals of Laos and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 16 April 2021