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Security Sector Reform (SSR) Officer 28 April 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Menaka (MLI)
English,French
01 July 2021
until 30 June 2022
28 April 2021

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 SSR-DDR team leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Provide substantive inputs on project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of SSR programs and projects.
  • Coordinate conduct of training workshops, seminars and outreach activities including presenting assigned SSR topics/activities.
  • Liaise and coordinate with other mission components to undertake SSR related activities.
  • Establish and maintain working relationships with the representatives of civil society, local NGOs and national counterparts/ local government to organize meetings on SSR issues.
  • Support and follow up on the issues related to Mechanisme Operationnel de Coordination (MOC) with mixed patrols/battalion Menaka.
  • Support DDR and Integration process of MOC elements in Menaka and/or at the cantonment sites in Menaka and Menaka regions in coordination with the representatives of MINUSMA substantive/support sections, Force, UNPOL, National DDR Commission, Integration Commission and MOC Coordinators.
  • In coordination with mission components and MOC, undertake assessment of logistics and administrative requirements and ensure provision of timely support for Cantonment, DDR and Integration process.
  • Assist in preparing regular reports, updates and analysis on DDR and SSR issues.
  • Support and participate in the organization of capacity building programs and production of communication materials to enhance the knowledge of communities, armed movements, youths at risk on the progress of SSR and DDR processes.
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Business administration, security sector governance, management and/or administration, international relations/affairs or other related field.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the area of SSR, Finance and Audit, is required.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience of military and military inspection or audit is required
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of SSR programmes/projects in post-conflict contexts is also required.
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of Audit or Inspection programmes/projects is required
  • Previous experience supporting senior coordination meetings is required.
  • Basic knowledge of relevant UN institutions, mandates, policies and guidelines is required.
  • Previous experience in UN peacekeeping missions is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in Mali context and culture is highly desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), arms control, armed forces, Other business related experience

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and proficiency in word processing.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 28-04-2021

Associate Information Analyst 19 April 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Mopti (MLI)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022
19 April 2021

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

The JMAC Associate Information Analyst will be deployed to the MINUSMA Regional Office in Mopti in order to collect information and analyse the situation on the region in close liaison with the substantive sections of the regional office, UNDSS, Military and UNPOL. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Office (First Reporting Officer) and the Chief JMAC (Second Reporting Officer) in Bamako, the UN Volunteer Associate Information Analyst will be deployed in Mopti to establish permanent liaison with all other UN personnel in the regional office to collect, compile and share information on trends and incidents in the region.

The UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

• Gather in-depth knowledge of the town and the region (historical background, geog-raphy, armed groups, jihadists, military, police, gendarmerie, administrative authori-ties, etc.).

• Maintain excellent relationships with all components (substantive sections, Force, police) present in the regional office.

• Keep the regional Head of Office informed and support him as per SOP on Field Of-fices.

• Investigate any incident in the field, within the limits of his/her area of responsibility and in close liaison with the Security Officer, UNPOL, Force and Human Rights of the regional office.

• Compile weekly information report to the JMAC in Bamako.

• Analyze the situation.

• Perform any other duties as required

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Political Science, Security Studies, Political Economy, International Relations or related fields.

36 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in international affairs, political affairs, security, information analysis. Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting

Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Knowledge in i2 Database is desirable.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19-04-2021

Communication and Liaison Officer 19 April 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French,English
23 August 2021
until 30 June 2022
19 April 2021

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 Programme Management Officer – Head of External Relations Unit and under the overall guidance of the Director of Stabilization and Recovery section, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following task:

Support S&R communication strategies and approaches, focusing on the following:

  • Design and organize internal awareness-raising sessions, conferences and events;
  • Support specific training activities on communications and Stabilization & Recovery section colleagues based in the field;
  • Act as S&R focal point for general information requests.

Support external communication strategies, focusing on the following:

  • Participate in preparation of communication activities, including briefing notes and minutes, etc.;
  • Support national and international partners in the development and update of online and other tools dedicated to the coordination of assistance, stabilization and development programmes and projects in post-conflict areas;
  • Support specific training activities on communications and national partners;
  • Collaborate with the Public Information Officers (PIO) in media and outreach operations, for promotion of stabilization and recovery activities.

Support reporting and publication efforts of the Stabilization & Recovery section, focusing on the following results:

  • Produce/disseminate regular reports/documents and updates for the section and other stakeholders;
  • Participate in editing of the S&R publication tools, take part in the publication activities of the section
  • Support content and knowledge management, as well as data collection regarding stabilization and recovery results on the ground;
  • Contribute to update stabilization & recovery content into the UN internet and MINUSMA website, participate in media monitoring on a regular basis;
  • When working with national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development;
  • Perform any other related activity as deemed appropriate by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Communication or Information management. A first level university degree BA with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in related areas may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

36 Months

At least 3 years of progressively responsible professional experience in communication and information management in international or national organizations.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other information and telecommunications technology experience, Other communications related experience

Proficiency regarding tools and software used for communication activities such as graphic design, video editing (Adobe Creative Cloud – All Apps, etc).

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 19-04-2021

Human Rights Field Officer 25 April 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Human Rights Field Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Kidal (MLI)
French,English
Immediate
until 30 June 2022
25 April 2021

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 MINUSMA/ Human Rights Division and the direct supervision of the Planning/Program Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical area, including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights situation;
  • Visit and monitor detention centres for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Monitor trials for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions; Participate in monitoring activities;
  • Carry out investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;
  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the OHCHR data base;
  • Assist in the designing and the delivering of capacity building activities;
  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as international organizations operating in the country and civil society;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the Director of the Human Rights Division;
  • Use the OHCHR database to enter cases and document allegations and violations of human rights violations;
  • When working with national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, the Volunteer is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Law, political science or social sciences; international specialized studies on human rights preferred.

24 Months

2 years of relevant experience in human rights. Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for Human Rights violations an asset. Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset.

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

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 25-04-2021

Disarmament Demobilization Reinsertion (DDR) Officer 25 April 2021 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English,French
07 February 2022
until 30 June 2022
25 April 2021

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 CVR team leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Reviews Community Violence Reduction (CVR) and Community Based Reinsertion (CBR) project Proposals, handling of their budgets and oversee their implementation in the regions of responsibility;
  • Serves as a focal point for all CVR projects in Gao and Kidal, ensuring that they meet the requirements of the CVR objectives;
  • Follows up at HQ level on all projects coming from Gao and Kidal, ensuring that they go through the LRC (Local Reinsertion Committee), PAC (Project Appraisal Committee), and ensures that recommendations are complied with, and memos are signed;
  • Participates in the preparation, organization and conduct of the PAC meetings and drafting of the minutes;
  • Follows up with MINUSMA Finance section on all payments made/tranches paid and vice versa of CVR projects under his supervision;
  • Participates in DDR internal M&E program;
  • Organizes and maintains filling system (physical and digital) on the projects under his responsibility for easy reference;
  • Ensures that at least a monthly visit to project sites is made;
  • Provides updates on CVR project tracking system for 2016-2017 -18 and yearly projects under his responsibility;
  • Serves as the secretary to the monthly coordination meeting;
  • Assists in the organization of the life support assistance to the cantonment sites;
  • Coordinate with relevant MINUSMA sections the provision of support to the operations in support of the cantonment process;
  • Carries out basic research and analysis on armed groups in the area of responsibility;
  • Participates in the identification and registration of combatants, weapons and munitions.
  • Maintains awareness of current DDR issues;
  • Contributes to the preparation of various written inputs (reports, standard operational procedures, SOPs);
  • Participates in the development and delivery of training workshops, seminars on CVR and DDR related matters;
  • Establishes and maintains key DDR contacts with the local civilian and military authorities as well as international and national organizations; e.g. civil society, UN agencies, international and local NGOs to identify micro-projects to facilitate the reinsertion of ex-combatants;
  • Assists in preparation of DDR outreach activities;
  • Supports the planning and Operations Unit when necessary and may perform other task as may be required by the SSR-DDR section.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Business administration, security sector governance, management and/or administration, international relations/affairs or other related field.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in the area of DDR, and project management, is required.
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of DDR programmes in post-conflict contexts is also required.
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of reinsertion projects is required.
  • Previous experience supporting senior coordination meetings is required.
  • Basic knowledge of relevant UN institutions, mandates, policies and guidelines is required.
  • Previous experience in UN peacekeeping missions is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in Mali context and culture is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other security and protective services experience

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and proficiency in word processing.

Master's degree will be an asset

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 25-04-2021

Asssitant (e) paralegal (e) des Affaires pénitentiaires 19 April 2021 Nat. Specialist UNODC Burkina Faso
UNODC
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou, Dori, Kaya, Bobo-Dioulasso, Gaoua, Koudougou, Ouahigouya (BFA)
French
Immediate
12 months
19 April 2021

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

Sous la supervision directe du specialiste des Affaires pénitentiaires, les volontaires des Nations Unies Asssitant (e) paralegal (e) assureront les tâches suivantes:

  • Aider les détenues femmes et jeunes filles avec les formalités devant la justice
  • Établir et maintenir le contact entre les détenues et leurs familles/ communautés/employeurs;
  • Faciliter le retour des détenus une fois libérés dans leurs familles et leurs communautés;
  • Favoriser l’accès des détenus à des formations professionnelles;
  • Recueillir les demandes des détenues femmes et jeunes filles en matière d’assistance juridique et judiciaire;
  • Faciliter la relation entre les détenues, le parquet, les juges d’instruction et le barreau,
  • Rendre des visites régulières aux détenues des prisons ciblés,
  • Accompagner le développement d’activités génératrices de revenus pour les détenues;
  • Appuyer la mobilisation des ressources pouvant permettre d’initier des projets/programmes de développement pour les communautés affectées par la crise;
  • Élaborer des rapports périodiques d’activités;
  • Travailler en synergie avec le Fond d’Assistance Judiciaire (FAJ) et les autres partenaires intervenant en milieu carceral
  • Apporter un appui et/ou conseil et toute autre tâche que le FAJ leur confiera, correspondant à leur profil ;
  • Élaborer des rapports périodiques d’activités;
  • Participer aux activités relevant du mandat de l’ONUDC pour lesquelles ils peuvent être sollicités.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Diplôme de Maîtrise en droit et de préférence option judiciaire (meilleure connaissance du Droit pénal et de la procédure pénale)
36 Months
  • Au moins trois (3) années d’expérience professionnelle dans l’assistance juridique ou domaine similaire,
  • Une expérience antérieure avec un fonds/structure d’assistance juridique et/ou judiciaire ou Agences des Nations Unies notamment de l’ONUDC serait également un atout ;
  • Avoir des connaissances sur le traitement des affaires pénales serait un atout
  • Expérience/stage en milieu associatif et/ou formation de courte durée, notamment en matière de développement local et décentralisation, serait un atout
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other legal experience
  • Assistance juridique
  • Traitement des affaires pénales
  • Développement local
No

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Vision, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 19-04-2021