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

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

Asistente de Programa 13 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Bolivia
UNFPA
Bolivia
La Paz (BOL)
Spanish,English
Immediate
12 months
13 December 2020

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

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión de el/la Representante Auxiliar,
el/la Voluntario/a de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:
 Elaboración y/o edición de correspondencia solicitada por la Representante Auxiliar
y del área de Programa, asegurando su despacho y seguimiento.
 Elaboración y/o edición de actas y/o resúmenes de las reuniones de Programa y
otras, según necesidad.
 Mantiene y facilita el flujo de circulación de documentos de ingreso y salida de la
oficina de la Representante Auxiliar, asegurando que los mismos estén debidamente
respaldados con toda la información necesaria.
 Seguimiento a instrucciones o solicitudes que son emanadas por parte de el/la Representante
Auxiliar referidos a informes, reuniones, requerimientos generales y
asuntos pendientes.
 Seguimiento y apoyo al área de Programa y a las Oficinas de Proyecto en el flujo de
revisiones y aprobaciones de Planes Anuales de Trabajo (PATs), Acuerdos y/o Enmiendas.
 Coordinación de la agenda de el/la Representante Auxiliar.
 Apoyo a la planificación, coordinación, logística y disponibilidad de documentación
relevante para actividades de Programa en particular y de la oficina en general.
 Alimentación del archivo digital y del Archivo Central de la oficina, asegurando versiones
actualizadas en los archivos de documentación legal y esencial de Programa,
así como depurar regularmente archivos según normativa.
 Tramitación, logística y seguimiento de viajes nacionales y/o internacionales de el/la
Representante Auxiliar y de otros/as funcionarios/as del área de Programa.
 Gestiona, envía y recibe las solicitudes de cotizaciones requeridas por la oficina a
través de la Casilla de Compras, haciendo el seguimiento a la presentación de ofertas
en los plazos establecidos.
 Selecciona, clasifica y refiere las llamadas telefónicas, asegurando el flujo ágil de
llamadas de ingreso y salida orientando al personal apropiado.
 Mantiene un directorio completo y actualizado de todos los organismos, ejecutivos y
contactos de contraparte del Programa de País.
 Realiza las tareas inherentes como alterna de la Asistente Personal de Representación.
 Cualquier otra actividad que se requiera o sea asignada por el/la supervisor/a.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Educación secundaria con entrenamiento secretarial.

Titulación universitaria a nivel de pre-grado o equivalente, deseable.

60 Months

Al menos 5 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en
en el sector público o privado, como secretaria de gerencia; experiencia en el área administrativa
es valorada, así como experiencia trabajando en la ONU o en otras organizaciones
internacionales de desarrollo;

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience

Habilidades de redacción y edición de documentos

Excelentes aptitudes interpersonales; sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad de trabajar
de manera inclusiva y colaborativa con una variedad de interesados, incluyendo miembros
de la comunidad de base, organizaciones religiosas y juveniles, y autoridades en distintos
niveles; familiaridad con herramientas y abordajes de la comunicación para el desarrollo;
 Capacidad de trabajar y adaptarse de manera profesional y efectiva en un ambiente desafiante;
capacidad de trabajar efectivamente en un equipo multicultural de personal nacional
e internacional;
 Conocimientos informáticos sólidos, incluyendo manejo avanzado de varias aplicaciones
de Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.) así como email/internet; familiaridad con gestión de
bases de datos y equipamiento tecnológico de oficina;
 Motivación por iniciativa propia, capacidad de trabajar con mínima supervisión; capacidad
de trabajar con plazos ajustados;
 Afinidad o interés en temas relacionados a salud reproductiva, igualdad de género y población,
estrategias de desarrollo y voluntariado como un mecanismo para el desarrollo
sostenible y el Sistema de Naciones Unidas.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Procedimiento para la aplicación

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Fecha límite para postularse: Domingo 06 diciembre 2020 a las 18:00 Hora de Bolivia

Economics Specialist 08 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Ukraine
Open

Economics Specialist

National Specialist
UNDP
Ukraine
Kyiv (UKR)
English,Russian
Immediate
6 months
08 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 Early Recovery Advisor or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Economics Specialist will:

Provide high quality economic analysis to UNDP and UNCT as it relates to COVID-19 assessments and related programmes and ensures that UNDP programmes are in line with Global commitments, National policies and priorities through:

  • Assisting in the design of socio-economic impact assessments of COVID-19 on MSMEs in the formal and informal economy;
  • Providing input and recommendation on primary data collection (qualitative and quantitative) for socio-economic impact assessments;
  • Providing input and recommendation and analysis for conducting secondary data collection (desk research);
  • Assisting in developing and utilizing digital solutions for collecting primary data, such as surveys and monitoring progress and impact;
  • Undertaking of studies/research on aligning with the country context of the current crisis in collaboration with other Development Partners;
  • Researching, analysing and presenting macro-economic trends and data, as well as information on emerging best practices in collection and interpretation of economic data on key issues related to COVID-19;
  • Analysing and reporting on economic and statistical data on key issues related to COVID-19 and of relative importance to the country through preparation of briefs and policy notes;
  • Providing technical and analytical leadership and/or drafting support for the preparation of UNDP reports or knowledge products prepared by UNDP programmes;
  • Creating, managing, and regularly updating an electronic database of socio-economic impact assessments and socio-economic impact data on key issues related to COVID-19;
  • Providing data excerpts and analysis, per the requests of Innovations for Development Specialist;
  • Providing analysis and substantive inputs to COVID-19 related Assessments, UNDP Country Programme Documents, project and programme documents and other strategic documents;
  • Conducting regular horizon scans on trends and good practices on socio-economic assessment methodologies and tools;
  • Assisting in writing up analyses of the socio-economic impact assessments (updates and policy briefs) for internal and external audiences;
  • Providing support to monitoring and reporting on the affects and impacts of COVID-19;
  • Assisting the UNDP country office in resource mobilization efforts as an Upper MIC and HIC;
  • Providing oversight support to the programme teams in conducting sector specific analytical works where required to realign current programmes as needed.
  • Supporting the monitoring of progress and formulation of strategies toward the achievement of the SDGs in relation to the current crisis;
  • Managing of events and publications on COVID-19 economic issues; Representing UNDP in different working groups.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. Economics, Econometrics, Finance or a related area; 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
  • Minimum 3 years of experience ( up to 15 years) professional work experience at the national and/or international level in research and policy-level analysis, or other relevant programmes; experience with socio-economic assessments is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization (depending on the qualifications/experience of the selected candidate, the assignment might be considered as UN Volunteer Specialist (min. 3 years of experience), as UNV Expert or as UNV Senior Expert (15 years), with higher levels of Volunteer Living Allowance for Experts and Senior Experts).
  • 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 international development, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Optional), Level - Fluent
Other finance, economics and administration related experience

As an active UNDP team member, efficient, timely, responsive, client-friendly and high-quality support rendered to UNDP and its beneficiaries in the accomplishment of her/his functions, including:

  • A Work Plan at the outset of the assignment;
  • Methodology to evaluate and assess social-economic studies and feasibility of future COVID19 developmental projects;
  • High-quality, professional, timely and efficient support in developing, conducting and finalizing socio-economic impact assessment, Programme Documents, project and programme documents and other strategic documents is provided;
  • Provides timely input and support for the following: Surveys, focus group questionnaires are developed in line with the methodology provided, distributed via designated digital tools, the results are collected in timely and efficient manner;
  • Provides timely input and support in relation to the Database of survey results which is compiled, managed, ensuring that it is updated on a regular basis, in line with the needs of socio-economic impact assessment;
  • Analyses of socio-economic impact assessments are presented for a wide range of internal and external audiences;
  • Monthly progress reports.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Ukraine and legal residents in the Ukraine with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Candidates with long-term experience are encouraged to apply. Provided that the respective requirements are met, the assignment might be considered as UN Volunteer expert, including 40% additional VLA or as UN Volunteer Senior Expert (15 years of experience incl. international experience), including 100% additional VLA.

Application deadline: 8 December 2020