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Public Information Officer 08 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMIK Kosovo (UNSC 1244)
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Public Information Officer

International Specialist
UNMIK
Kosovo (UNSC 1244)
Pristina (KOS)
English,Albanian,Serbian
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
08 December 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 Head of UNMIK Office of Strategic Communications and Public Affairs (OSCPA), the UN Volunteer undertakes the following tasks:

  • Drafts engaging human interest stories, features and multimedia scripts about the mission and its implementing partners’ activities and their impact, for dissemination on the mission public platforms (e.g. mission website and social media platforms);
  • Drafts complex and politically sensitive material such as press releases, if-asked lines, press packs, messages, talking points, and responses to media enquiries;
  • Proofreads and copyedits drafts prepared by other officers;
  • Plays a leading role in implementing the digital communications strategy of the office; keeping the mission website and social media platforms updated on a regular basis; provides support to other offices to keep information about their office and activities up-to-date on the mission digital platforms;
  • Assists the section chief in planning, coordinating and overseeing the production of a range of multi-media content (ex. photo stories and videos) in promoting issues in support of the mission’s mandate and its communications strategy;
  • Assists the section chief in designing and implementing public information campaigns, outreach events and programmatic activities in support of the mission mandate;
  • Contributes to internal communications of the mission and the office administrative tasks (ex. Drafting staff broadcasts, memos and reports);
  • Assists the section chief in designing and implementing programmatic activities (ex. drafting project proposals; liaising with implementing partners);
  • Represents the head of the office in meetings and events if and when required;
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or related field.

  • This job requires excellent storytelling and writing skills and practical knowledge of news writing conventions, including but not limited to ability to draft human-interest stories and edit/proofread and summarise English documents.
  • This job requires knowledge of media relations, international relations and public information and public interest communications in the context of international organisations
36 Months

At least three years of experience in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field.

Minimum two years of international and/or media/communications experience.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Albanian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Serbian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting
  • Excellent storytelling, writing, proofreading and copyediting skills as well as practical knowledge of news writing conventions are required;
  • Social media management skills, including ability to tailor language and content for social media platforms are required;
  • Basic knowledge of working with Microsoft Office such as Word, Excel and Outlook are required;
  • Knowledge of public information and strategic communications in the context of international relations, especially in the context of the UN is desirable;
  • Videography, filming, picture editing, photography and/or graphic design skills are not required but would be an advantage.
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 08 December 2020

Youth entrepreneurship project officer 10 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Mali
UNDP
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
10 December 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 supervision of Deputy Resident Representative / Programme or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer project officer will:

  • Coordinate all activities related to the UNDP-TEF entrepreneurship programme in Mali;
  • Contribute to the mobilization of youth networks, national stakeholders, civil society actors, UN agencies, financial and technical partners, and the private sector in order to identify beneficiaries, small enterprises, etc.
  • Contribute to the analysis and validation of appropriate monitoring and evaluation tools and ensure their consistency with the program results framework and the partnership agreement between UNDP and TEF;
  • Ensure that the UNDP-TEF program is articulated with other ongoing youth initiatives in Mali, including with YouthConnekt.
  • Ensure the design of a management arrangement framework (Task Force within UNDP, Technical Monitoring Committee, Steering Committee) with the national party, youth networks, the private sector, and relevant partners.
  • Monitor the budget delivery against agreed activities and timelines.
  • Ensure adequate and comprehensive delivery of the Training of trainers activity
  • Support the formulation of a strategy for mobilizing additional resources to ensure the sustainability of the program at the national level and scale up at the regional level;
  • Develop tools for the program monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Ensure the quality control of the program, in line with the national priorities in Mali and with the United Nations strategic frameworks.
  • Ensure the quality control of data relating to the entrepreneurship program collected in the field before their compilation;
  • Ensure the effective management of the program in Atlas (budget delivery, financial reports, quality assurance etc.);
  • Prepare and submit periodic reports (quarterly, annual) in accordance with the agreement established between UNDP and TEF;
  • Define the risks and assumptions linked to the program and implement measures to mitigate the risks identified.
  • Ensure the implementation of the program monitoring plan to support 100 participants chosen according to pre-defined criteria of representativeness and diversity, and document their results during and after the implementation of the program.
  • Establish statistics and set up a database for young people benefiting from training and / or financial support from the program;
  • Contribute to the dissemination of results, including good practices, in collaboration with the Office's Communication Unit;
Master degree or equivalent
36 Months

At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in project management, youth empowerment, social cohesion, community engagement, or other relevant programmes; experience with UNDP 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, 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 youth empowerment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration
No

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

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Application deadline: 10-02-2020

COVID-19 Response Coordination National UNV 02 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRCO Ukraine
UNRCO
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
English,Ukrainian,Russian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
02 December 2020

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 the UNCT COVID-19 Coordinator, or his designated mandated representative, the COVID-19 Response Coordination National UNV will support the following functions:
Monitoring and tracking instances of COVID-19
Support the COVID-19 Coordinator in providing up-to-date information on duty of care provisions and national and local arrangements with COVID-19 agencies’ focal points, OMT members and any other agencies, funds and programmes (AFPs) Points of Contact including COVID-19 Field Coordinators outside Kyiv.
Support the COVID-19 Coordinator in liaising with the First Line of Defense (FLOD) and share with them any relevant information and UN-specific guidelines regarding COVID-19.
Compile on weekly basis, information on number of COVID cases and FLOD activity and prepare a consolidated report for RC/RCO and COVID-19 Coordinator.
Participate in weekly meetings and summarize discussions and action points and assist in communications with relevant agencies, primarily WHO, OCHA and UNDSS.
Assisting the COVID-19 Coordinator in the initiation and management of medical relocations from non-Government controlled areas (NGCAs) in Eastern Ukraine to Government controlled areas (GCAs) and MEDEVAC requests
For moderate and severe cases that may eventually require relocation and/or MEDEVAC, assist the COVID-19 Coordinator with the agency focal points to ensure that all steps and procedures are followed early on (as per already defined steps, roles and responsibilities) and alert the COVID-19 Coordinator in case of potential bottlenecks.
Assist the COVID-19 Coordinator in compiling all necessary medical and supporting documents required for a MEDEVAC.
In line with UN entities’ rules and regulations, address all necessary COVID-19 MEDEVAC-related administrative and human resources issues associated with the patient and any eligible nonmedical escort. This includes assisting the COVID-19 Coordinator and the Agency focal point –as needed- in ensuring the readiness of all required travel documents, including coordination on the timely request for and acquisition of any required visas.
Work with the COVID-19 Coordinator to support the transportation of the patient from their location to any designated point of MEDEVAC departure.
Communications, Liaison and Support
Liaise regularly with the COVID-19 Coordinator and the FLOD for monitoring implementation of agency-specific and location-specific webinars, updating and dissemination of communication materials for personnel and dependents, and organization of UN-wide webinars on COVID-19, as needed
Assist in drafting regular, periodic messages from RC/RCO to all personnel, sharing relevant information on the joint UN-response and engagement around duty of care.
Participate in debriefing or after-action review following medical relocations and/or MEDEVAC, together with the COVID-19 Coordinator, and integrate learnings in relocation pathways (Luhansk/ Donetsk NGCAs) and MEDEVAC’s steps, roles and responsibilities.
Duty of care
Support coordination and effective implementation and provision of the first line of defense services to the UN staff and dependents.
Support communication, advocacy and awareness raising among UN staff on COIVD-19 prevention, protection, response, including facilitation of information flow, learning sessions and webinars, distribution of COVID-related guidelines and information, consolidation of information for RC and/or COVID-19 Coordinator communication to UN staff.
Provision of substantive, technical and secretariat support to the COVID-19 UN internal coordination mechanisms and structures, including particularly the Medical and Health Response Working Group, chaired by WHO:
Collect inputs for meeting agenda, produce meeting records and summarize agreed actions, follow up to on progress and support their implementation, provide assistance to the WG Chair, operation of the WG and created sub-groups/task forces, maintain and update of the WG membership list.
Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in relevant area, e.g. international development, politics, law, economics, social sciences or related; Master’s degree an asset;
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in coordination, development, policy or similar; experience with inter-agency coordination 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;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners;
  • 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.);
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Ukrainian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
No

Communication, 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 to which you would like to apply.

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

Application deadline: 02-12-2020

Asistente Administrativa/o 07 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Bolivia
UNWomen
Bolivia
La Paz (BOL)
Spanish
Immediate
12 months
07 December 2020

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

Bajo la supervisión directa de la Asociada de Programa y Finanzas de ONU MUJERES, la voluntaria o voluntario tendrá las siguientes funciones y responsabilidades:

  1. Velar por el cumplimiento de los procedimientos y normas establecidas en los manuales de UN WOMEN, sobre temas administrativos:

  1. Elaborar y generar reportes e información financiera y otra información contable solicitada de manera oportuna y con datos confiables.

  1. Revisarla pertinencia del gasto en relación con la matriz de planificación y verificar la ejecución conforme a normas y procedimientos de UN WOMEN, (en caso de fondos en avance y/o anticipo de fondos).

  1. Asegurar que todos los pagos procesados cuenten con la documentación suficiente de respaldo, facturas, cotizaciones, contratos, , aprobaciones y cualquier otro requerimiento que mande la norma que rige UN Women.

  1. Dar seguimiento que los gastos efectuados en ningún momento excedan los presupuesto aprobados y el efectivo autorizado en cada presupuesto del proyecto y presupuesto Institucional.

  1. Colaborar en la elaboración, seguimiento y control de inventarios con la información actualizada y reportada trimestral, semestral y anualmente.

  1. Verificar que toda la documentación cursada en las solicitudes de pago sea original y contenga toda la información requerida para el pago.

garantizar que toda la documentación y aprobaciones para las misiones estén actualizadas y respondan a la normativa para solicitud de tickets aéreos y cálculo de viáticos.

  1. Manejar el sistema Atlas, e-requesition, vouchers, generación de reportes y revisiones presupuestarias.

  1. Apoyar en la elaboración de de informes financieros, revisiones de presupuesto y seguimiento por donante.

  1. Colaborar en la mantención de los archivos administrativos, con toda la documentación justificativa de compras y pagos efectuados y copias de la documentación de respaldo de las solicitudes de pago (físico y digital)
  1. Comprobar la asignación presupuestaria para los procesos de adquisición de bienes y/o servicios de acuerdo con el plan de compras, dando las alertas necesarias.
  1. Colaborar en la gestión de los procesos de contratación de RRHH: Apoyo en el control y seguimiento plazos de contratos, vacaciones, licencias de personal, ARC y otros de recursos humanos.
  1. Control y seguimiento de almacén material de escritorio

  1. Apoyar en el control y administración de activos fijos
  1. Apoyar en recabar la información necesaria para la creación de Vendors
  2. Apoyar la gestión administrativa y logística para el correcto funcionamiento de la Oficina y para la realización de talleres, misiones, eventos u otros a desarrollarse en la oficina para el cumplimiento de su mandato
  3. Apoyar en regularizar las observaciones contenidas en los informes de auditoría.
  1. Contribuir en la generación de otra información que sea requerida por Asociada/o de Programas y Finanzas en el marco de sus funciones.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Estudios a nivel licenciatura en ciencias económicas, financieras, administrativas, ingeniería comercial u otros relacionados o ciencias puras.

-Diplomado o especialidad en gestión de proyectos u otros relacionados. (Deseable)

36 Months

Experiencia general:

Experiencia profesional mínima de 3 años en el Área

Experiencia específica:

Experiencia mínima de 2 años en el área de administración y finanzas

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration

Conocimientos Específicos:

Plataforma Office (nivel intermedio)

Deseable conocimientos y manejo de ERP (Atlas, Peoplesoft, SAP, u otros)

Deseable experiencia dentro de agencias de cooperación internacional, ONG’s, NNUU, etc.

Competencias Corporativas:

  • Demuestra integridad a partir de desplegar en la práctica los valores y estándares éticos de las Naciones Unidas.

  • Demuestra capacidad de promover redes de apoyo y derivación.

  • Integridad personal a partir de desplegar en la práctica los valores de: integridad, respeto, honestidad, iniciativa propia, compromiso social.

  • Profesionalismo y confidencialidad.

  • Muestra y tiene interés en desarrollar las habilidades para la comunicación asertiva, y el manejo colaborativo y positivo de las relaciones humanas.

  • Tiene interés en la problemática social, económica y política del ámbito local donde se desenvuelve.

  • Solidaridad en situaciones y problemas colectivos, así como manifestar una madurez emocional.

  • Capacidad de desarrollar responder y solucionar efectivamente aspectos jurídico-legales para promover avance en procesos jurídicos.

  • Capacidad de relacionarse empáticamente y con sensibilidad social con las personas familiares de víctimas de feminicidio.

  • Capacidad de demostrar los más altos estándares éticos en su trabajo diario.

  • Alta sensibilidad y adaptabilidad sin prejuicios personales a temas interculturales, de género, religión, nacionalidad, opciones políticas y edad.

  • Habilidad para trabajar bajo estrés, saber establecer prioridades y manejar múltiples tareas/proyectos dentro de plazos ajustados.

  • Habilidades organizacionales efectivas y capacidad de manejar un volumen de trabajo alto de una forma eficiente y oportuna.

  • Actitud proactiva, creativa y dinámica hacia el trabajo.

  • Afinidad por un estilo de trabajo participativo y de equipo

  • Competencias Funcionales:

    • Gestión por resultados.

    • Capacidad de planificación y organización.

    • Capacidad para elaborar agendas de trabajo interinstitucional.

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    Capacidad para expresar ideas de manera clara y concreta.

    • Iniciativa para alcanzar las metas propuestas, acatando el tiempo y presupuesto establecido.

    • Capacidad de trabajo en equipo y bajo presión.

    Habilidades interpersonales:

    • Excelente trato y vocación de servicio hacia personas en situación de vulnerabilidad.

    • Trato respetuoso, amable y con escucha activa.

    • Excelentes habilidades de comunicación, orales y escritas.

    • Habilidad para participar en reuniones internas y externas relacionadas con la temática.

    • Promover un ambiente de aprendizaje facilitando el desarrollo individual y de equipo.

    • Espíritu creativo, dinámico, no confrontacional y con capacidad de trabajo en equipo
    • Iniciativa y creatividad.

    • Alto grado de responsabilidad.

    • Vocación de servicio.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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