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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Associate Health and Nutrition Officer 17 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Congo
UNHCR
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
French,English
22 September 2020
12 months
17 August 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 Programme Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Accountability:

  • Take the lead in the assessment and analysis of the health needs of persons of concern by implementing methods like: participatory assessments such as the Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective or joint assessment missions; as well as utilizing objective tools like the multi-indicator nutrition, health and WASH survey; health indicators from the Health Information System and Balanced Scorecard approach; and health facility assessments to serve as the basis for planning to effectively address health issues of public health importance, based on the principles of Public Health and Primary Health Care.
  • Ensure that public health programme interventions are reflected in implementing partner agreements in a timely manner; regularly monitor and report on compliance with established guidelines and procedures.
  • Pursue collaborative, consultative partnerships in order to ensure quality health planning and sustainable service provision for refugees in all camps.

Responsibility (process and functions undertaken to achieve results):

  • Take the lead in monitoring and evaluating health programme implementation in the field (with the support of Nutrition Field Officer and Health Associate), in accordance to work plans co-developed with implementing partners.
  • Oversee the implementation of the Health Information System from training of health workers on data collection, examination of quality of data collected, and providing supervisory support and guidance to IP coordinators.
  • In collaboration with partners and local authorities, ensure adequate preparedness, early detection and effective response to disease outbreaks.
  • Ensure all primary health programmes are implemented by IP health workers according to national guidelines by health implementing partners in each refugee health facility – and ensure that mental health care and reproductive health / HIV interventions, are well integrated into the PHC services at camp level.
  • Oversee and regulate medical referral activities from the secondary to tertiary level, and ensure that submissions for Resettlement on the Medical Needs fully satisfy the current criteria.
  • Establish an efficient drug management system that encompasses assessment of essential medicine needs for the refugee operation based on drug consumption, procurement, storage, distribution, and rational utilization at the camp health facilities.
  • Assess training needs of Governmental Organisations (GO) and NGO implementing partner staff; ensure that health staff undergo capacity development activities relevant to their posts; and that training activities are well-coordinated and implemented according to agreed work plan timeframes.
  • Implement capacity development interventions with refugee / host community volunteers utilizing participatory approaches.
  • Support UNHCR Nutritionist in the conduct of the annual nutrition survey and monitor implementation of the nutrition programme, particularly within the in-patient stabilization centers.
  • Supervise implementation of interventions for malaria prevention and control according to GFATM-UNDP Scaling Up Malaria Interventions project and ensure timely reporting.
  • Advocate with government line ministries for the transfer of operational responsibility of the health sector from the NGOs to the line ministry (MOH).
  • Collaborate with UNHCR / MOH / Implementing Partners (IP) engineers on the implementation of projects for upgrading of health infrastructure in the camps or host community areas.
  • Cooperate with colleagues in the Basic Services / Livelihoods Section on increasing community involvement in health promotion; community mobilization in preparation for the transfer of basic services to the line ministry; and cost-sharing schemes to be adopted in the camps.
  • Participate in the evaluation of possible health financing schemes to ensure sustainability of health services in the camps.
  • Lead the process of ensuring the sustainability of health services through the transfer of health facilities to Ministries of Health.

Authority:

  • Ensure compliance to the updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Medical Referral of Persons of Concern (PoCs).
  • Institute Drug Management Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Represent the refugee health sector in coordination meetings and liaise with implementing partners, UN agencies, NGOs, and the Ministry of Health to coordinate health activities in the refugee camps.
  • Prepare input for information, communication and advocacy on the health and nutrition situation of populations of concern to UNHCR among partners, donors, other agencies and the government; and provide information for funding submissions, appeals or reports.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Health science (nursing, medical, nutrition) and post graduate degree in Public health (MPH) is preferable

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of work experience in public health nutrition; previous working experience in refugee settings and/or international experience; demonstrated experience in managing health and nutrition programmes; experience working with multi-sectorial teams especially UN agencies (WFP, UNICEF) and Ministry of Health is an advantage; prior experience in conducting nutrition surveys and familiarity with SMART/SENS is an advantage.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Public health, Food safety and nutrition

Computer skills: Working knowledge of Word, Excel and basic data analysis skills (e.g. Stata, EpiInfo, SPSS) required.

No

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 17 August 2020

Climate and DRR Officer 16 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Panama
Open

Climate and DRR Officer

International Specialist
UNICEF
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
Spanish,English,French
Immediate
12 months
16 August 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 DRR and CC Specialist (please complete with the function of the supervisor), the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
Technical support on DRR, climate actions and resilience - to RO and CO
• Provide support to RO and COs to promote resilience through risk informed programming in accordance with UNICEF Strategic Plans (SP) and Regional Office Management Plans (ROMP) processes and terminology and contribute to its work plan and actions.

• Provide assistance to operationalize the LAC regional strategic framework for climate ac-tions and children ensuring links with COVID-19 and the use of sectoral resilience pro-gramming with a humanitarian-development lens.
• Support the application of the "risk lens" linked with COVID-19 to overall and sectoral programming, for instance in SitAns, CPD PSN, ToC etc. development and revision.
• Support countries in identifying opportunities for coherence with national priorities in im-plementation through strengthened policy and strategy frameworks (such NDC, NAP, DRM/Sendai and SDG) and institutional arrangements, so that they are ambitious and child inclusive and supportive of local implementations (this can also include sector-spe-cific plans).
Partnership and Resource mobilization – including Advocacy and representation
• Support working relationships with regional bodies, like climate and resilience interagency group and platform particularly, to ensure children’s rights are included in any disaster risk management, climate and environment action frameworks (Regional Platform on DRR, Regional climate week, NDC Partnership).
• Support the development of LAC regional pipeline for climate finance i.e. GCF, bilateral donors and private sector, for accessing climate finance to promote adaptation /mitigation initiatives.
• Support organizing national and international DRR/CC workshops/ meetings or events such as International Day for Disaster Reduction, World Environment Day, and regional consultations and conference.
Knowledge management and evidence generation
• Support in Knowledge Management activities and south-south / horizontal cooperation. Including the mapping of UNICEF and its partners good practices on climate actions build-ing resilience and the existing policies and programmes, including lessons and applicable recommendations that may enhance the initiatives, and allow the replication of the expe-rience to other contexts.
• Assist Big Data work to ensure UNICEF’s work is evidence-based, to inform and galva-nize advocacy efforts, focusing on influencing national DRM, climate/environmental poli-cies and better target their intervention. Support COs to identify priority areas for further analysis and integration.
Support engagement of children, adolescents and youth in climate action related activities.
• Support regional activities to promote the use of an advocacy toolkit to build capacity of adolescents and young people around climate change.
• Support evidence generation and document actions and results achieved by UNICEF when engaging adolescents as leaders in policy and advocacy change, including map-ping existing interventions across the region
• Conduct stakeholder analysis and foster partnership with youth organizations and pro-mote engagement of children and young people in climate and DRR related actions.
• Support communication efforts to ensure the voices of children and young people from the region are represented in regional and international forums and their voices captured in documents, reports and media briefs.
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

• 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;
• Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
• Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publica-tions/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

Education - Additional Comments: University degree in relevant areas such as social sci-ence, economic and development studies, international relationship, or related climate and environmental field.

36 Months

• Work experience in programme development and implementation
• A minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience focused on developing countries, in areas related to disaster risk management, climate and environment and building resili-ence.
• Familiarity with UNICEF programming or other UN and development organizations.
• Knowledge and technical expertise in one or more of UNICEF areas of global sectoral responsibility is an asset.
• Good understanding of the disaster risk, climate and environment development context in Latin America and the Caribbean region.
• Capacity to work with multidiscipline groups and good capacity for coordination, analysis and synthesis.
• Experience working with and mobilizing young people
• Able to work independently as part of and in constant communication with the “safe and clean environment” team as well as with Communication and Adolescent Development teams and country offices.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Disaster risk reduction

Community resilience environment & disaster reduction

Programme development and implementation

Climate and environment and building resili-ence.
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Good understanding of the disaster risk, climate and environment development context in Latin America and the Caribbean region.

No

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Application deadline: 16-Aug-2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time zone

UNV Monitoring & Evaluation Officer 19 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
UNDP
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
English,French,Portuguese
01 September 2020
12 months
19 August 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 the Deputy Resident Representative for Programme or his designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

Strengthen the results-based monitoring and evaluation system ;

  • Participate in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation plans;
  • Contribute to development of data collection tools for activities in the field;
  • Contribute to preparation of semi-annual and annual program reviews / reports and ensure timely reporting ;

Strengthen national Country Office Management Performance

  • Participate and support the Projects Quality Assurance (PQA) exercise, and ensure quality control of reports;
  • Contribute to maintain a good stand (ACCLAIM or Better) of the Office in the CPI indicators exercise ;
  • Support projects with Transparency International data compliance.

Support the development of databases

  • Support the establishment of projects monitoring databases;
  • Contribute to the updating of the Program database (i.e. using ATLAS);
  • Check the quality of the data collected.

Support planning, and monitoring and evaluation exercises under UNDAF

  • Participate in meetings of the UN Monitoring and Evaluation Group;
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the UNDAF monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Facilitate the availability of UNDP Program indicator values to UNDAF Outcome Groups and support them in the formulation of monitoring of indicators.
Master degree or equivalent

Master degree in Economics, Development Studies, Statistics or other related areas.

36 Months
  • Monitoring and evaluation ;
  • Knowledge of planning, project / program management, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and socio-economic data collection and analysis techniques ;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Development programme/project administration
  • Monitoring and evaluation ;
  • Knowledge of planning, project / program management, monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and socio-economic data collection and analysis techniques ;
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment ;
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights.

LANGUAGES: Fluency in written and spoken English OR French is required. Knowledge of Portuguese would be an asset.

No

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

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Application deadline: 19 August 2020

Associated Human Rights Officer 20 August 2020 Int. Specialist OHCHR Democratic Republic of Congo
OHCHR
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa, Lubumbashi, Kisangani (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
20 August 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the overall supervision of the Director of the UNJHRO and the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the Field Office or Tematic Unit, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Contribute to the establishment of an effective national protection human rights system using a human rights-based approach through the training, sensitization and education of civil society organizations and the general public in order to empower them to take charge and/or to stand up for/of their rights and Government institutions (duty bearers) to respect their obligations
  • Contribute to Monitoring, reporting and investigation on human rights violations in the AOR in line with JHRO standards and procedures.
  • Conduct research and analyze situation that have an impact on the right to participation, freedoms of expression, association and peaceful assembly with the aim to strengthening civil society by bringing different range of actors together, for knowledge sharing and improving its effectiveness
  • Design, implement and reports on civic space programmes for more effective human rights protection and promotion in the AOR, including through engagement with civil society, in line with the plans and strategies of OHCHR.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with national authorities, civil society , and other partners with the ultimate goal of developing and strengthening capacity building programme
  • Designs, delivers, coordinates and evaluates human rights activities for national officials, civil society representatives, human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs), National Human Rights Institutions and other national stakeholders
  • Support the National Human Rights Commission as well as other national institutions working in support of democracy
  • Initiate support and advocacy initiatives for specific groups (people living with disability, people living with albinism and indigenous people)
  • Share human rights good practices
  • Ensures the integration of gender-sensitive victim perspectives in the design and implementation of transitional justice mechanisms and processes, as well as relevant advocacy strategies and capacity building initiatives
  • In coordination with relvant national and international actors as appropriate, provides technical advice on human rights integration into national legislation and policies;
  • Coordinates at field level with other UN entities and when required MONUSCO and other iternational actors and other regional and international organizations to create opportunities to integrate human rights into their training and cooperation programmes, including those aiming at legislative, rule of law and disarmament, demobilization and reintecration and security sector reforms;
  • Contributes to advocacy strategies, advocates and advises relevant authorities, including on strategies to better protect and promote human rights and mechanisms to stop impunity and redress human rights violations
  • Participates in and manages the implementation of technical cooperation projects in accordance; Assists in the development, coordination and implementation of the human rights work plan;
  • Effectively contribute to the implementation of projects, notably the Civic Space Project,
  • Trains, coaches and supervises new and junior staff, manages their performance, and assists in training needs assessments;
Master degree or equivalent

University degree in Law, Social Sciences or Political Science. Specialized study on International Human rights

60 Months
  • Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset;
  • Project management and/or programmatic experience is an advantage
  • Field experience including working on issues of protection of human rights defenders/ victims and other groups at risk, will be an asset;
  • Willingness to work in difficult field locations;
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft suite;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Human rights, Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Other rule of law or governance related experience
  • Knowledge of international human rights instruments and rules for the protection and promotion of human rights;
  • Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for human rights violations will be an asset;
Yes

Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 20 August 2020

Programme Planning,Monitoring & Evaluation and Reporting Specialist 18 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNMAS Democratic Republic of Congo
UNMAS
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
18 August 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 Programme Officer, the duties of the Planning, Monitoring and Reporting Specialist will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate project reporting processes monitoring tool, monthly and quarterly reviews) and ensure preparation of timely project reports;
  • Coordinate project-level planning processes;
  • Implement the results monitoring system (monitoring tool, monthly and quarterly reviews) and ensure the implementation of the different Frameworks developed by UNMAS DRC programme in M&E, Risk Management, Knowledge Management, Quality Management by each project manager.
  • Collect and analyze result-data and information (develop case studies, IMSMA Core);
  • Ensure data information sharing on regular basis with MONUSCO SAGE Database;
  • Participate and follow-up on the development, implementation and monitoring of the Comprehensive Planning and Performance Assessment System for DPO Missions including MONUSCO.
  • Prepare draft budgets and project proposals for new projects and extensions of ongoing projects as required by the Programme Manager;
  • Draft Programme Quarterly and Annual reports;
  • Support/draft in donor reports and funding proposals, including ad hoc reports as required;
  • Prepare periodic substantive reports for implementing partners against donor contributions, projects and activities;
  • Provide logistical and substantive support for visits of external consultants/donors/stakeholders;
  • Liaise with UN partner agencies, the National Mine Action Coordination Center (CCLAM) and donors in mine action in obtaining up to date information on potential funding and projects;
  • Provide programme information to partner agencies, non-governmental organizations and contractors and UN agencies and MONUSCO;
  • Maintain documentation of decisions and actions taken on programme issues and all M&E mechanisms including lessons learned and frameworks implementation issues;
  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master´s Degree in Social Sciences, International Development, Justice or Human Rights. Post-graduate academic training in M&E and quantitative/qualitative research is an asset​

  • MS Offices applications including ability to create excel databases and produce graphs
  • Web based management information systems

Familiarly with CPAS and SAGE is an asset

60 Months

5 years of progressively advancing experience in project-level planning, monitoring and results management in public international organisations and private internationally operating organisations in the area of development.

Demonstrated experience in results-monitoring and implementation of systems and tools in the area of Results Based Management and monitoring and evaluation is a requirement.

Experience in projects working on community-outreach, the rule of law, security sector in post- conflict countries is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Monitoring and evaluation, Development programme management, Development programme/project administration

1.project-level planning, monitoring and results management in public international organisations and private internationally operating organisations in the area of development.

2.Languages:

-English: mandatory

-French: desired

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 18 August 2020

Medical Officer 19 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNSOS Somalia
Open

Medical Officer

International Specialist
UNSOS
Somalia
Garoowe (SOM)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
19 August 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 Chief Medical Officer (CMO) or his representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks at the duty station:

  • Undertakes day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. consultation and treatment of patients at walk-in clinic and 24/7 response to medical emergencies;
  • Provides primary health care services at the Jowhar Level-I clinic and follow up with the treatment of patients evacuated from Jowhar;
  • Ensures availability of medical supplies and proper functioning of all medical equipment in the clinic;
  • Ensures optimum and rational use of resources while respecting medical ethics; Coordinate training programs for AMISOM medical staff to develop their capabilities (e.g. BLS, ACLS, & Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), etc.;
  • Assists in the management of procurement of drugs, medical equipment, consumables and medical supplies through the system contracts.
  • As a member of the Mission Crisis Management team, participates in the preparation and implementation of Mass Casualty Incidence (MCI) Response, Medevac, and Casevac Standard operating procedures (SOPs;
  • Participates actively in organizing medical referrals, casualty and medical evacuation of mission personnel.;
  • Ensures the provision of health education to civilian mission personnel;
  • Participates actively in addressing environmental and occupational health issues;
  • Participates in the planning, management and implementation of adequate infection control measures in the mission health facilities at all levels;
  • Provides relevant public health guidance to the facility management team in the mission and contractors providing catering, sanitation and fumigation services at the UN camps within Somalia;
  • Ensures timely submission of weekly and monthly medical reports from Jowhar to the CMO’s office;
  • Reports to the CMO or his OIC on all clinical activities at the duty station on weekly and monthly basis; Carry out any other tasks within the mission as may be assigned by the CMO.
Master degree or equivalent

University Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB.BS or MD) or its equivalent;

Residency/internship in one of the medical specialties is an advantage

36 Months

A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience is mandatory.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Specialized human medicine (with clinical experience)

Valid certification in Advanced Trauma Life support, Advanced cardiac Life support or Prehospital trauma life support is highly desirable;

Experience in HIV care or VCCT is desirable

Yes

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Application deadline: 19 August 2020

Assistant Technique, Spécialiste en Pisciculture 18 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea
UNDP
Guinea
Mamou (GIN)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
18 August 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Sous la supervision directe Chargé du Programme Environnement du PNUD, en étroite collaboration avec le Chef de Projet et le Directeur Général de l’ANAG, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  • Fournir une assistance technique à la coordination du Projet d’Appui au Développement de l’Aquaculture en Haute et Moyenne Guinée, à l’Agence Nationale de l’Aquaculture de Guinée, aux consultants et aux autres Services Techniques de l’État dans la mise en œuvre des activités du Projet et du Programme Environnement, y compris la planification, le suivi Évaluation et le contrôle de la qualité des interventions;
  • Appuyer la formulation et la mise en œuvre des plans de travail annuel et trimestriel du Projet;
  • Initier des actions novatrices dans la stratégie de mise en œuvre du projet ;
  • Appuyer l’atteinte d’un taux de delivery trimestriel d’au moins 95% ;
  • Appuyer la fourniture à temps, du rapport trimestriel avec les justificatifs nécessaires à la demande d’avance de fonds du trimestre suivant ;
  • Appuyer la fourniture à temps du rapport annuel d’exécution technique et financière du projet avec des taux d’exécution d’au moins 95% ;
  • Appuyer la consolidation des partenariats existants et la mobilisation de ressources additionnelles ;
  • Superviser l'échange, le partage d'expériences et la capitalisation des leçons apprises sur le projet ;
  • Appuyer les communautés bénéficiaires, les PME, le personnel, les étudiants et d'autres partenaires dans le développement des compétences essentielles à travers des ateliers et la formation professionnelle ;
  • Faciliter la coordination avec les institutions de formation et de recherche scientifique sur la mise en œuvre des initiatives innovantes en appui au projet ;
  • Appuyer la traduction des rapports ou autres documents ;
  • Appuyer l’élaboration des TDR pour le recrutement de consultant/cabinet de consultants et participer au processus de recrutement;
  • Appuyer le programme dans l’élaboration de la stratégie nationale de l’économie bleue multisectorielle et sécurisée;
  • Effectuer toute autre tâche contribuant à l’atteinte des résultats du projet et du CPD 2018-2022.
Master degree or equivalent

Agronomie, Zootechnie, Pisciculture, Gestion des ressources naturelles ou domaines similaires

36 Months
  • Au moins 3 ans d’expériences en matière de conception, de mise en œuvre ou de suivi-évaluation des projets de Pisciculture ;
  • Expérience avérée dans l’appui aux initiatives liées au renforcement des capacités notamment au niveau institutionnel ;
  • Expérience d’au moins 2 ans dans l’application de méthodes participatives et de suivi axé sur les résultats ;
  • Capacité avérée en analyse et rédaction de rapports ;
  • Solide connaissance des modalités d’exécution opérationnelle des projets PNUD/NIM serait un atout.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Policy, regulation, planning and education and capacity building, Other agriculture related experience
  • Expérience avérée dans l’appui aux initiatives liées au renforcement des capacités notamment au niveau institutionnel ;
  • Expérience d’au moins 4 ans dans l’application de méthodes participatives et de suivi axé sur les résultats ;
No

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Networking and Partnership Development Officer 19 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen Georgia
UNWomen
Georgia
Sukhumi (GEO)
English,Russian
15 September 2020
until 14 September 2021 with possibility of extension
19 August 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 EVAW Programme Analyst and Head of Sub-Office the UN Volunteer Networking and Partnership Development Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in negotiating agreements and setting up implementation mechanisms partners and ensure that agreements are established in conformity with financial rules and the latest instructions.
  • Support the Head of UN Women Sub-Office in review the implementation and performance of project activities, including through appropriate physical monitoring to evaluate the projects by reviewing work plans, progress reports, budget, financial reports and expenditures; undertake field visits as required.
  • Undertake proper collection, monitoring and use of baselines, standards and indicators needed to measure and analyze programme performance, trends and target interventions.
  • Develop and conduct training sessions for grassroots’ women on women’s rights and gender equality topics.
  • Use the existing tools to assess the technical soundness of the operation and generate data for evidence-based decisions at the country-level.
  • Assist in ensuring compliance in issuance of audit certificates for Implementing Partners.
  • Draft minutes from the meetings, the monitoring and other reports (as specified in the individual work plan) to ensure proper documentation of project activities along with an impact and solutions achieved.
  • Support establishment and maintenance of networking and cooperation among civil society organizations (CSOs) and volunteers working on GBV and related issues.
  • Support the Head of Sub-Office in coordinating UN Women/UNHCR initiatives with other UN Agencies located in Sukhumi;
  • Liaise and coordinate with UN Women Office staff as per her/his duties in the individual work plan;
  • Provide any other relevant support to the supervisor and/or the Head of Sub-Office, related to UN Women’s mandate and project aims, through performing other duties.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in Social science, social work, gender studies, development studies or similar.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in implementing development programmes, analyses of inequalities.
  • Experience with project management in the area of Gender Equality is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English and Russian; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19 August 2020

Field Programme Officer 19 August 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Myanmar
Open

Field Programme Officer

International Specialist
WFP
Myanmar
Maungdaw (MMR)
English
01 October 2020
12 months
19 August 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 WFP Head of Field Office in Maungdaw and overall supervision of the Country Director and Deputy Country Director from the WFP Country Office in Naypyidaw, the UNV Program Officer will perform the specific duties and responsibilities

stated under Description of tasks:

  • Assist in the overall coordination and management of all WFP programs activities in Maungdaw & Buthidaung in northern Rakhine State (nRS);
  • Liaise and coordinate with all Cooperating Partners regarding food assistance activities,
  • Check and prepare CP payment requests for endorsement by Head of Field Office;
  • Provide back-up support and follow-up on WFP food assistance programs at Field Office level,
  • Ensure food pipeline management is effectively carried out;
  • Carry out regular monitoring duties and plans of food monitors in all operational areas. Including assessment of needy areas;
  • Gather information on potential project activities, with special reference to food security related data for identifying potential beneficiaries;
  • Assist in preparation of WFP corporate Reports;
  • Represent WFP at donor, inter-agency and internal meetings as required;
  • Update the targeting package (including community and individual household targeting of relief beneficiaries, school feeding and Cash for Assets (CFA) creation activities annually and make sure the designed targeting system are implemented properly;
  • Make sure the planned food has been distributed to right beneficiaries in timely manner and with the right quality;
  • Provide any other support as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in International Development Studies, Social Sciences, Health, Nutrition, Agriculture, Environmental Science or other related fields

60 Months
  • A minimum of 5 years job-related field experience in providing support to policy and program activities with professional experience in food security and managing development and/or humanitarian operations.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel) is necessary
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other emergency management experience, Development programme management
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19 August 2020

Human Rights Officer 13 August 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
Open

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Bria, Bangui (CAF)
French,English
01 July 2020
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
13 August 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 Chief Human Rights officer and his designated official in the Sector and/or Officer in Charge Human Rights Office and within delegated authority, the UN Volunteer Human Rights Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Researches and collects information pertaining to human rights matters, including their gender dimensions, from a variety of data sources; assists in the analysis of information, to include the impact on the human rights situation in CAR.
  • Enter all cases on the human rights database according to human rights standards and its methodology.
  • Maintains awareness of current human rights issues in the Region assigned to include relevant political and legal developments.
  • Contributes to the identification of human rights issues/problems, including their gender dimensions, through good research and analysis and timely preparation of reports, etc.
  • Liaises with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners to create baseline data on the human rights situation in the Region assigned with special attention to vulnerable groups.
  • Participates with other Human Rights Officers in discussions with relevant authorities and other influential actors with the aim of stopping or preventing human rights violations or seeks other remedial action by the authorities to prevent similar violations occurring in the future.
  • Drafts a variety of types of reports relating to human rights matters.
  • Participates in human rights training programmes for national law enforcement officials, representatives of the civil society and human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in order to promote national capacity building.
  • Reviews human rights issues, including their gender dimensions, and participates in discussions with other Human Rights Officers on the integration of these issues into political, humanitarian and economic efforts and programmes.
  • Contributes to formulating courses of action that aim to alleviate immediate and long-range human rights problems.
  • Demonstrates effective interaction with colleagues and other concerned parties internally and externally.
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.
  • Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are expected to:

  • 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;
  • Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
  • 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

An advanced university degree ( Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, political science, international relations, social sciences or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience is also accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

36 Months
  • A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in human rights, political affairs, international relations, law or a related area.

  • Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is required. Experience in working in a United Nations common system field operation (inclusive of peacekeeping, political missions and UN agencies, funds, and programmes) – or similar international organization or non-governmental organization – in a conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage. Experience working on thematic issues relevant to the MINUSCA mandate and/or work experience in Central Africa is desirable

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Human rights
Yes

Communication, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 13-08-2020