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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Project Manager /Cost Accountant 03 December 2020 Int. Expert ECA Ethiopia
ECA
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
03 December 2020

Minimum age: 35 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 Director of Administration and the Chief Finance and Budget or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer UNV Project Manager /Cost Accountant will:

  • Develop and document a standard service costing methodology used to cost (unit and composite costs) and explain the total cost of service provision to internal clients;
  • Build costing spreadsheet/database that can be linked to service catalogue;
  • Actively communicate with service providers and management. Help establish understanding momentum for a maintained, central service catalogue;
  • Work with focal points to ensure catalogue service details are provided and verified;
  • Provide guidance to DoA focal points on providing service costing details and on starting service and activity costing as part of their Annual Business Plans;
  • Support the Director in interagency advisory groups focusing on administration and operational support, such as Business Operation Strategy (BOS), common premises, and Common Back Offices (CBOs);
  • In relation to the UNDS reform, contribute actively in developing, documenting and executing detailed project work plans and schedule;
  • Assists with developing project status reports to communicate project performance to senior management;
  • Anticipates and evaluates potential risk areas throughout the duration of the project and proposes/pursues mitigation, avoidance, and corrective action plans to management as necessary, escalates issues to Unit Head’s/Director’s attention for guidance and assistance in reaching a resolution;
  • Assists in scheduling planning, status, design review, and issue management meetings for key unit projects;
  • Manage project updates and related documentation, and
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, and/or Finance
180 Months
  • At least 15 years of professional mixed work experience in: conducting service costing exercises; cost accounting, budget planning, operational support, and project management;
  • PRINCE2 foundation and practitioner certification (or equivalent) is required;
  • Advanced skills in working in Excel and MS project is required;
  • Excellent English oral and written skills is a must;
  • Experience in service management is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of IFRS/IPSAS an advantage;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Other finance, economics and administration related experience
  • Experience in conducting service costing exercises; cost accounting, budget planning, operational support, and project management
  • PRINCE2 foundation and practitioner certification (or equivalent) is required;
  • Advanced skills in working in Excel and MS project is required
No

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Application deadline: 03 December 2020

IT Project Officer/ Business Analyst 26 November 2020 Int. Specialist ECA Ethiopia
ECA
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa (ETH)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
26 November 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 Chief Human Resources Officer of ECA or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer IT Project Officer/ Business Analyst will:

  • Manage the full project life cycle for the Staff Services Gateway Project and any other assigned projects including the clear definition of work scope, deliverables, schedule, resource requirements, and establishment of cost baselines.
  • Contribute actively in developing, documenting and executing detailed project work plans and schedule;
  • Assist with developing project status reports to communicate project performance to senior management and project governance boards on a regular basis for all projects within the unit;
  • Anticipate and evaluate potential risk areas throughout the duration of the project and proposes/pursues mitigation, avoidance, and corrective action plans to management as necessary, escalates issues to the Chief HR Officer’s attention for guidance and assistance in reaching a resolution;
  • Assist in scheduling planning, status, design review, and issue management meetings for key unit projects;
  • Work in close coordination with the assigned project Business Analyst to analyze Business Requirements Documents (BRD) and ensure the accurate capture of the business’s functional and non-functional requirements, business rules as well as document use cases for both business and system aspects for the unit’s main projects;
  • Serve as DoA’s interface between business units, technology teams and support teams and effectively coordinate communication to deliver;
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in information technology or in field related to the post description. A first level university degree with a combination of relevant academic qualifications and experience in information and communications technology may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree.
  • PRINCE2 foundation and practitioner certification is highly desirable.
60 Months
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in project management and/or business analysis, preferably in an international environment and on cross functional projects with diverse personnel.
  • Proven ability to assist coordination of enterprise application deployments.
  • Advance knowledge of Project Management tools and methodologies, Visual modelling and other business analysis tools, and application development life cycle.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft server technologies and Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Knowledge of other IT domains such as virtualization and network infrastructure would be an asset.
  • Ability to undertake business process mapping and drafting of SOPs is an advantage.
  • Experience with Agile Software development methodology is an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience, Development programme management
  • Advance knowledge of Project Management tools and methodologies, Visual modelling and other business analysis tools, and application development life cycle.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft server technologies and Microsoft SharePoint.
No

Client Orientation, Communication, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

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Application deadline: 26 November 2020

Coordinateur Cluster WASH Provincial 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
UNICEF
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
29 November 2020

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

Le Volontaire des Nations Unies, Coordinateur du Cluster Provincial rendra compte au WASH manager Goma avec une étroite coordination avec le Coordonnateur National du WASH Cluster basé à Kinshasa. Ses principales tâches / responsabilités comprendront, sans limiter les éléments suivants :

1. Mise en place et maintien de mécanismes appropriés de coordination humanitaire :

  • Assurer l'inclusion des principaux partenaires humanitaires WASH dans le respect de leurs mandats et des priorités de leurs programmes ;
  • Assurer une coordination appropriée entre tous les partenaires humanitaires WASH (ONG nationales et internationales, CICR/Croix-Rouge internationale/Croissant-Rouge), par la mise en place/le maintien de mécanismes de coordination appropriés entre les groupes sectoriels WASH, y compris des groupes de travail au niveau national et, si nécessaire ;
  • Tenir à jour les informations sur tous les partenaires WASH actuels et potentiels, leurs capacités et leurs domaines de travail (y compris qui, quoi, où et quand) ;
  • Obtenir des engagements des partenaires humanitaires WASH pour répondre aux besoins et combler les lacunes, en assurant une répartition appropriée des responsabilités au sein du groupe WASH, avec des points focaux clairement définis pour des questions spécifiques, le cas échéant ;
  • Assurer la complémentarité des actions des différents acteurs humanitaires WASH ;
  • Promouvoir les actions d'intervention d'urgence WASH tout en tenant compte des questions de prévention et de réduction des risques dans le cadre de la planification du relèvement précoce ;
  • Assurer des liens efficaces avec le cluster WASH au niveau national, le cluster WASH et les autres clusters dans les hubs ;
  • Assurer des liens efficaces avec d'autres groupes sectoriels au nouveau du HUB, en travaillant en étroite collaboration avec les groupes sectoriels Santé, Nutrition, IAN d'urgence/abris et coordination des camps, gestion des camps ;
  • Veiller à ce que les mécanismes de coordination WASH soient adaptés au fil du temps pour refléter les capacités des acteurs locaux et l'engagement des partenaires du développement ;
  • Servir de point focal pour les demandes de renseignements sur les plans d'intervention et les opérations du secteur WASH dans la Province.

2. Application des normes/ Attention aux questions transversales prioritaires/ Approche communautaire :

  • S'assurer que les participants du cluster/secteur WASH sont au courant des directives politiques, des normes techniques et des engagements pertinents que les autorités gouvernementales concernées ont pris en vertu du droit international des droits de l'homme ;
  • Veiller à ce que les réponses WASH soient conformes aux orientations politiques, aux normes techniques et aux obligations légales pertinentes du gouvernement en matière de droits de l'homme ;
  • Veiller à l'intégration des questions transversales prioritaires convenues dans les évaluations, l'analyse, la planification, le suivi et la réponse en matière de WASH (par exemple, l'âge, la diversité, l'environnement, le genre, le VIH/sida et les droits de l'homme) ;
  • Garantir l'utilisation d'approches participatives et communautaires dans les évaluations, l'analyse, la planification, le suivi et la réponse en matière de WASH.

3. Suivi et rapports

  • S'assurer que des mécanismes de suivi adéquats sont en place (avec le soutien du OCHA et du Cluster WASH National) pour examiner l'impact des interventions et projet et les progrès réalisés par rapport aux plans d'intervention WASH. Ceci doit inclure une interprétation analytique des meilleures informations disponibles afin de comparer les progrès de la réponse d'urgence dans le temps ;
  • Garantir des rapports adéquats sur l'impact WASH et un partage efficace de l'information (avec le soutien Cluster National et d’OCHA) pour démontrer que les besoins couverts, les lacunes à combler et les leçons apprises.

4. Formation et renforcement des capacités :

  • Promouvoir et soutenir la formation du personnel humanitaire WASH et le renforcement des capacités des partenaires humanitaires, sur la gestion de projet EHA, la cartographie, et de la gestion des données et information;
  • Encadrer et renforcer les capacités des membres du Cluster WASH au niveau des HUBs pour améliorer la qualité de la coordination du secteur WASH au niveau de Province ;
  • Soutenir les efforts visant à renforcer les capacités WASH des autorités nationales/locales et de la société civile au niveau des provinces.

5. Fourniture d'une assistance ou de services en dernier recours

Lorsque des lacunes critiques dans la prise en compte des priorités WASH sont identifiées, la Coordinateur Cluster WASH est tenu :

  • Faire pression sur les partenaires humanitaires (y compris l'UNICEF WASH) pour qu'ils comblent ces lacunes pour répondre aux besoins du secteur EHA ;
  • Avec les conseils et le soutien du centre de santé et l'appui d'autres partenaires humanitaires, il plaidera, le cas échéant, pour la mise à disposition de ressources adéquates et un accès sûr.
  • Si des lacunes persistantes subsistent, le représentant de l'UNICEF dans le pays demandera expressément à l'équipe de pays WASH de l'UNICEF de prendre des mesures pour combler les lacunes critiques par des actions de mise en œuvre directe.

6. Préparation aux situations d'urgence :

  • Assurer une planification et une préparation adéquates en matière d'eau, d'assainissement et d'hygiène pour faire face à d'éventuels changements importants dans la nature de la situation d'urgence ;
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Diplôme universitaire dans les matières/ domaines de Eau Hygiène et Assainissement, par exemple la promotion ou l'éducation à la santé, l'ingénierie de la santé civile ou publique, la santé publique (MPH), la santé environnementale. Notez que l'expérience professionnelle peut remplacer un diplôme supérieur.

36 Months

Expérience professionnelle

  • Un minimum de trois (3) ans d'expérience directe en matière de WASH en situation d'urgence multi-crises. Dont deux (2) ans sur le terrain dans la gestion de projet ou programme WASH. Une expérience significative dans les évaluations de besoin et réponse aux premières phases d'une urgence ;
  • Des expériences significatives avec les Agence du Système des Nations Unies et/ou des ONG Humanitaires est un atout et une expérience significative dans la coordination des clusters ou la gestion de l’information sont des atouts.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Other emergency management experience

Diplôme universitaire dans les matières/ domaines de Eau Hygiène et Assainissement, par exemple la promotion ou l'éducation à la santé, l'ingénierie de la santé civile ou publique, la santé publique (MPH), la santé environnementale. Notez que l'expérience professionnelle peut remplacer un diplôme supérieur.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 29 novembre 2020

Education in Emergency Specialist-Cluster Coordinator 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Democratic Republic of Congo
UNICEF
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
29 November 2020

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

  1. Humanitarian coordination for the Education Cluster in Northeast DRC
  1. Ensure daily coordination on education activities, address gaps, and avoid activity duplication
  2. Represent the Education Cluster in regional meetings (such as regional inter-cluster meetings)
  3. Regularly share information and data with the National Education Cluster
  4. Organize and lead the regional Education Cluster
  5. Ensure strategic and meaningful links with the Child Protection Working Group, Shelter, and WASH Clusters and other relevant coordination groups (eg; the Child Protection Area of Responsibility).
  1. Strategic orientation of the Regional Education Cluster in Northeast DRC
  1. Develop strategies and workplans in collaboration with the Cluster’s and Child Protection Working Group (CPWG) members
  2. Actively participate in Humanitarian Program Cycle (HPC) (such as Humanitarian Need Overview, Humanitarian Response Plan, updates on humanitarian needs, workplan, reporting)
  3. Participate in defining prioritization for humanitarian funds (Humanitarian funds, CERF, …)
  1. Capacity building for the Education Cluster members and strengthened partnerships with education stakeholders
  1. Reinforce Education Cluster Co-leads, members, and local authorities’ capacities to contribute to the International Network for Education in Emergency
  2. Strengthen /build capacity regarding Education in Emergency (EiE) concerns
  3. Ensure continuous capacity building for the Cluster’s members
  1. Fundraising
  1. Support the National Cluster and UNICEF to fundraise for the position after the initial period of 12 months if required
  2. Advocate for donors and representatives to support Education in Emergency interventions and capacity building
  • Reporting et supervision:

The EiE Specialist - Cluster Coordinator is under the supervision of the UNICEF’s Goma Head of Field Office and will receive the technical support of the National Education Cluster Unit.

Master degree or equivalent

Master’s in relevant background in Education or Social Science;

36 Months

Experience

  • minimum of 3 years experience in programs/projects related to education in emergencies or any other relevant backrgound connected to the description of assignement
  • Experience in Education in Emergencies
  • Experience in Coordination
  • Training and coaching experience
  • Experience in advocacy and capacity building
  • Experience in programming

Personal Characteristics

  • Able to work in a complex and challenging environment
  • Proactive and capacity to federate actors around a common goal
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to evaluate and propose strategic options;
  • Ability to think critically and strategically in difficult conditions to diplomatically challenge the status quo and encourage shared ownership of outcomes;
  • Commitment to ensuring that knowledge transfer and capacity building is central in the work;
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, relationship building and networking skills;
  • Crises communications experience with the ability to understanding of complexities of political dynamics and to identify best strategy to reach a win-win situation;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a conflict environment;
  • Respect for gender equality and ability to integrate this in tasks carried out.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Other emergency management experience

Experience

  • Experience in Education in Emergencies
  • Experience in Coordination
  • Training and coaching experience
  • Experience in advocacy and capacity building
  • Experience in programming

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

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Application deadline: 29 November 2020

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