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Nurse 03 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
Open

Nurse

International Specialist
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
03 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 the health manger or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Nurse will:

Clinical Duties:

  • Responds to emergency calls and assists Medical Officers.

  • Ensures effective liaison between patient and private doctor, paramedics, family members, and colleagues as appropriate, documents case findings.

  • Assist to the medical officer on the management, organization and coordination of the fever clinic, including isolation ward, etc at the duty station.

  • Assist the medical officer in the follow up and tracking of the positive cases and close contacts.

  • Performs point of care diagnostic and screening tests.

  • Performs clinical assessment of patients visiting the walk-in clinic; provides care/advice accordingly or facilitates referral to the UN Medical Officer or to an outside physician, as indicated.

  • Ensures preparedness of staff travelling on missions or reassignments, including administration of appropriate vaccine, instructions on malaria prophylaxis and other travel-related ailments.

  • Assists in providing health education and health promotion programs; participates in work environment assessment with special emphasis to the prophylaxis of the relevant diseases of the outbreak.

Medico-administrative duties:

  • Assists the UN clinic team in all her/his activities as required.

  • Ensures that medical instruments are properly sterilized.

  • Ensures proper filing of medical and other records.

Evaluates, orders and maintains an efficient inventory and stock control of medications/vaccines and other medical supplies and equipment.

Master degree or equivalent

Registered Professional Nurse with master’s degree and who is a graduate of an accredited baccalaureate nursing programme (3 to 5 years). National registration and license is required.

36 Months

Seven years of experience in nursing (desired area ICU/ER). UN field experience is highly desirable. Demonstrated expertise in the care of the mechanically ventilated patient, including the set up and maintenance of circuits and ventilator machines. Previous experience in humanitarian crisis and infectious diseases is highly desirable. Certification as Intensive Care Nurse or a minimum of 1 years’ experience as an Intensive Care Nurse or Emergency Room Nurse in the past 5 years. Proven experience in barrier nursing and use of PPE.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Nursing and midwifery, Healthcare administration, Other health related experience
  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UNDP in South Sudan; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to filed duty stations within South Sudan, procedures and rules; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;

  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNDP in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;

  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;

  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.

  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNDP’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 03 December 2020

Associate Protection Officer 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Associate Protection Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bunia (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
06 December 2020

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

  • Through relationships with persons of concern, authorities and network of partners stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment and provide advice to senior management.
  • Ensure that the perspectives, capacities, needs and resources of the persons of concerns are reflected in the protection strategy, planning processes and operations plan addressing the specific protection needs of women and men, children, youth and older persons, persons with disabilities, minority groups such as sexual minorities and persons living with HIV/AIDS;
  • Utilize the IDPs footprint during the planning process;
  • Coordinate the promotion of international refugee law principles and standards and also IDP legislation or policies ensuring that all sectors and clusters fulfill their responsibilities mainstreaming protection;
  • Coordinate the implementation and monitoring of programmes ensuring that identified protection needs, including an Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach, are adequately addressed;
  • Provide policy guidance and operational support to UNHCR and partners on all protection related issues;
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on protection issues to internal and external interlocutors; ensure legal assistance is accessible to persons of concern; liaise with competent authorities to ensure the issuance of personal and other relevant documents to persons of concern (civil documentation, in particular birth certificates);
  • Monitor, and assist with the intervention in cases of refoulement, expulsion and other protection incidents through working relations with governments and other partners;
  • Assist in the coordinated implementation and oversight of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all protection/solutions activities;
  • Ensure that durable solutions through voluntary repatriation, local integration and where appropriate, resettlement are sought and provided to the largest possible number of persons of concern;
  • Ensure through direct action and advocacy with more senior protection staff that the necessary resources are allocated to enable protection activities to identify and address protection and assistance gaps;
  • Support a consultative process with government counterparts at local levels, partners and persons of concern to develop and implement integrated strategies that address the key protection priorities, including, for example, child protection, education and SGBV, and solutions approaches;
  • Promote confidence building and conflict resolution among populations of concern, authorities and host communities;
  • Maintain protection presence through regular field missions and reports, making direct contact with persons of concern, host communities, local authorities and partners. In operations applying the humanitarian cluster system, contribute to ensuring that the response of the Protection Cluster is grounded in an AGD-compliant strategy which covers all assessed and prioritized protection needs of the affected populations;
  • Contribute to the Protection team's information management component which: provide disaggregated data on populations of concern and their problems; researches, collects and disseminates relevant protection information and good practices to enhance protection delivery and provide technical advice if necessary;
  • Ensure participatory, community-based protection and AGD approaches are included in, strategies and plans in the country operation;
  • Support persons of concern to develop structures that enhance their participation and protection.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: University degree in Law, Iinternational Law, International Relations, Social Sciences, Political Sciences or related field.

24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with refugees and/or other people of concern in a protection capacity required.
  • Field experience;
  • Commitment to help persons of concern and willingness to cooperate with counterparts.

Desirable Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of UN policies and procedures;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills in a multi-cultural setting;
  • Ability to live and work in the difficult and harsh conditions of developing countries is essential.

Computer skills: Office Package (excellent knowledge of Word, good knowledge of Excel and Power Point) and Internet browsing.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
No

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

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Application deadline: 6 December 2020

Contracts Management Assistant 13 December 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
13 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 Contract Management Officer (CMO) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensure that Contractors and UN comply with their obligations under the terms of the Contract.
  • Prepare and draft the quarterly Contractor performance reports for the Contract Management Officer, UNHQ/Procurement Division, requisitioners and vendors.
  • Day to day monitor the compliance with all operations of system contracts and procedure under assigned Contract Management Unit.
  • Record and archive, in soft and hard copy, all correspondences and supporting documents related to contract functioning.
  • Support the monitoring and analysis of contractual performance to ensure compliance with contract terms, schedules and cost objectives.
  • Create and maintain databases related to the contract functioning and provide related data whenever required by stakeholders and auditors.
  • Timely dispatch of periodicals reports regarding the periodic performance review meeting and Contractor performance evaluation.
  • Support the Mission Technical Sections and Procurement Section in the acquisition process through the review and clearance of SOWs/SORs/TORs, development and finalization of technical evaluation criteria, participation in the evaluation of Bidders’ technical proposals and guidance during Contract formulation, drafting and negotiation;
  • Efficient review of incoming requirements for support provided by the current contract arrangements and ensure they are aligned to the contract provisions.

  • Provide interpretation of contractual provisions and coordinate with counterpart sections/units, UNHQ for interpretation of any identified contradictions.

  • Develop SOPs and guidelines to clarify processes, roles, re and responsibilities.

  • Incorporate contractors’ compliance to UN ethics, standard, environmental, health and safety and to local regulations into the day-to-day management of contract and performance assessment.
  • Proactive engagement with Contractors to enhance their awareness to UN codes of conduct and ethics and practices against Sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), environmental, health and safety standards, local laws, and regulations
  • The UN Volunteer Contract Management Assistant may also be asked to assist and coordinate with the Welfare Unit on welfare and wellbeing activities as required.
  • Performing any other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Preferably in Business Administration, Supply Chain or related field.

60 Months

Minimum 5 years of professional experience.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management, Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience

Computer skills: Advanced Excel, MS office, SAP working knowledge

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 13 December 2020

UNDP South Sudan Accelerator Lab 16 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months
16 December 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Communications and Innovation Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

1. Provide administrative and communications support to the Communications and Innovation unit (including the Accelerator Lab), focusing on the following:

  • Conduct research to identify the most appropriate organizations, websites and blogs to engage with the Accelerator Lab and establish relationships with key influencers;
  • Support the maintenance of the Country Office media database with regular updates of leading English and vernacular language journalists, media outlets and publishing houses;
  • Compile social media updates and media coverage clippings into regular updates and distribute press briefs to relevant staff;
  • Support the professional use of social media by executing monthly social media editorial calendars with various online activities including Twitter chats, Facebook Lives and others, in line with UNDP’s advocacy campaigns and events;
  • Administrative and logistical support including the dissemination of information and publications; assistance at public events such as roundtable discussions, press conferences, briefing sessions, and interviews;
  • Research and retrieval of statistical data from internal and external sources;
  • Budgetary support in Atlas, including extraction of project information and budget revisions, as required;
  • Assist in the day-to-day administrative requirements for the Communications and Innovation Unit, such as booking meetings, filling out forms, maintaining work unit files, etc.

2. Assist in UNDP South Sudan’s in-house audio-visual productions, focusing on the following:

  • Assist with filming and coverage of key events for multiple purposes and audiences, such as campaigns, digital outreach, resource mobilization, etc;
  • Edit short videos for use on the UNDP website, social media and at events, in addition to short video messages from senior management and programme staff;
  • Compile b-roll material and photographs of UNDP’s Accelerator Lab and priority areas of intervention;
  • Assist in developing and designing social media packs, infographics and other visual materials that showcase UNDP’s work in South Sudan;
  • Assist with implementation of corporate guidelines for audio-visual material in line with UNDP’s overall branding guidelines;
  • Ensure administrative arrangements for consultancies and external productions carried out in close collaboration with relevant programme and operations staff.

3. Assist in the implementation of the overall Communications Strategy of UNDP South Sudan’s work focusing on:

  • Assist in the implementation of Accelerator Lab activities and initiatives to promote public awareness of, and access to, information and publicity materials;
  • Assist in effectively liaising with local media, NGO’s, civil society, and other partners;
  • Assist in information gathering for the updating of the corporate UNDP website;
  • Develop and maintain an adequate network of national media contacts, communications contacts within UNDP/UN, and international media partners;
  • Transform text-based communications materials into visual graphic design form, as needed.

4. Assist in the facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing focusing on the following:

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of Accelerator Lab and Communications training activities;
  • Sound contributions to Accelerator Lab and Communications knowledge networks and communities of practice.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Communications, Digital Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, Political or social sciences, or similar degree.

24 Months

The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports UNDP South Sudan with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:

  • University degree in Communications, Digital Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, Political or social sciences, or similar degree.

  • Two years of professional work experience in communication, with a focus on editing and production of social media, video and short documentaries, new technology or public relations.

  • Excellent drafting skills and ability to convey messages in a very simple, yet inspiring way.

  • Be fully proficient in Microsoft Office, web-based platforms and social media.

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and/or other photo/video editing software a distinct advantage.

  • Have affinity with or interest in development, humanitarian relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English required. Knowledge of Arabic a distinct advantage.

  • Competencies and values:

  • Integrity and professionalism: demonstrated expertise in area of Communications, Digital Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, Political or social sciences and ability to apply good judgment; high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially.

  • Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda: Identifies relevant information for advocacy for a variety of audiences; makes research of contacts in the media, government, private sector, donors, other agencies, civil society in other stakeholders for UNDP’s advocacy efforts.

  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment; strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning;

  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;

  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;

  • proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;

    Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Web and graphic design
  • professional work experience in communication, with a focus on editing and production of social media, video and short documentaries, new technology or public relations.

  • Excellent drafting skills and ability to convey messages in a very simple, yet inspiring way.

  • Be fully proficient in Microsoft Office, web-based platforms and social media.

  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop and/or other photo/video editing software a distinct advantage.

  • Have affinity with or interest in development, humanitarian relief, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English required. Knowledge of Arabic a distinct advantage.

No

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

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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

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apply.

Application deadline: 16 December 2020