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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
13 May 2021

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 Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG) for Protection and Operations, the UN Volunteer Associate External Relations and Reporting Officer will be based in Goma, DRC and perform the following functional tasks:

  • Support the Office of the DSRSG by preparing and distributing agendas and minutes, assisting in the organization of meetings, preparing read outs and Notes to File;

  • Keep abreast of all developments in the pillar across the field offices and sections to prepare appropriate briefings and reports;

  • Develop and maintain working relationships, where appropriate and as directed, with the government, NGOs, and UN agencies to ensure cooperation on inter-related activities;

  • Prepare periodic reports and written products, i.e. updates, sitreps, information notes for senior managers, quarterly SG report inputs, code cables, and activity-specific reports and briefing materials/factsheets for external audiences;

  • Organize and accompany missions and visits for Mission leadership as well as external VIP UN visitors and diplomatic missions to the field offices as required and prepare and update briefing notes for each section/component/field office or issue as well as profiles for government and other interlocutors as necessary;

  • Support the DSRSG in preparation for meetings and field missions, including drafting of talking points and background briefings, in coordination with the Special Assistant;

  • Perform any other tasks as directed by the DSRSG and/or Chief of Office.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor or higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. International Relations, Political Science, Journalism, Communications; Law or a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

36 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in a field related to international affairs, external relations, communications, media relations, reporting or other relevant programmes; experience working in the UN system or other international development organization or NGO is required; previous experience working in a conflict or post-conflict environment is desirable.

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

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO, therefore fluency in oral and written English is mandatory; knowledge of French is required, with fluency in French desirable.

Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet.

Yes

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

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This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of Haiti and legal residents of (program country or territory) with refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 13-05-2021

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
13 May 2021

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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Motor Transport Officer (MTO) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations Heavy Vehicles as well as MHE/Engineering equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub-units in supervisory capacity if need be.

  • Be familiar with, able to operate and understand error code data from Vehicle Electronic Diagnostic tools. Reprogramming vehicle systems with these tools is a highly desirable ability.

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering vehicles or repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

  • Practice workshop safety and house keeping

  • In certain circumstances, the candidate may be required to perform Supervisory or Managerial functions. In such a situation, his/her expected role/s will be fully explained, and the performance will be monitored by an International staff member.

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical

60 Months

At least five years of post-training experience

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate;

  • At least five years of post-training experience;

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory and warehousing;

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class;

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is mandatory; Working knowledge of French is necessary;

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential;

  • The applicant is familiar and experienced in the use of necessary diagnostic tools. An understanding and previous experience in areas of hydraulic systems, electrical/electronic system and pneumatic braking systems is essential

  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System
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: 13-05-2021

Heavy Vehicle Technician 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Heavy Vehicle Technician

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
13 May 2021

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

Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of Motor Transport Officer (MTO) the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Complete maintenance and repairs of all United Nations Heavy Vehicles as well as MHE/Engineering equipment operated by MONUSCO in assigned area in accordance with the manufacturer’s specs and to the highest standard.

  • Assist in workshop management on a broader scale in all related Transport sub-units in supervisory capacity if need be.

  • Be familiar with, able to operate and understand error code data from Vehicle Electronic Diagnostic tools. Reprogramming vehicle systems with these tools is a highly desirable ability.

  • Identify spare parts from the manufacturer parts reference book.

  • Ensure that all spare parts, filters, lubricants etc. required for each repair are correctly documented in the vehicle work order.

  • Ensure that presence within the workshop is consistent with working hours and all inspections/repair tasks assigned are completed in a timely manner.

  • Assist in recovering vehicles or repairing vehicles on-site which cannot be recovered to workshop for repairs.

  • Ensure the security of all equipment provided for use within the workshop area.

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counterparts, including Implementing Partners (IPs), the incumbent is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

  • Practice workshop safety and house keeping

  • In certain circumstances, the candidate may be required to perform Supervisory or Managerial functions. In such a situation, his/her expected role/s will be fully explained, and the performance will be monitored by an International staff member.

  • Any other related duties as may be required.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma and or Technician’s Certificate in Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical

60 Months
  • At least five years of post-training experience

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance
  • Vehicle Mechanic/Electrical - Diploma/Technical Certificate;

  • At least five years of post-training experience;

  • Knowledge with the basics of automotive parts management, inventory and warehousing;

  • National/International Vehicle Driving License up to C class;

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is mandatory; Working knowledge of French is necessary;

  • Demonstrated experience in training / coaching or the interest to do so is essential;

  • The applicant is familiar and experienced in the use of necessary diagnostic tools. An understanding and previous experience in areas of hydraulic systems, electrical/electronic system and pneumatic braking systems is essential

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

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: 13-05-2021

Acquisition Planning Assistant 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
13 May 2021

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

Under the supervision of the Chief Acquisition Planning Officer the duties of the Acquisition Planning Assistant will include but not limited to the following:

  • Raise shopping Cart in UMOJA and follow closely their execution by Procurement Section accordingly.

  • Prepare and formulate operational cost estimates, including travel and training for the section.

  • Prepare the annual Supply Chain Management (SCM) Acquisition Plan based on the approved Budget. Revise the Acquisition Plan (AP) every quarter of the fiscal year and submits to Procurement Section for further actions;

  • Prepare annual budget performance report and prior year obligations report for SCM;

  • Provide input into the preparation of allotments, including redeployment of funds when

necessary, to meet the operational requirements of the Section, ensuring appropriate

expenditures; verify accuracy of input data, ensuring consistency of data in previous and new allotments issued to the specific accounts; review on ongoing basis expenditures and obligations against the approved budget and processes corrections as required;

  • Regularly update the reports on the status of Supply Chain Management (SCM) accounts expenditures, obligations and balances; prepare draft narrative of the performance report by justifying the requested increase or decrease by object of expenditure and completes related resource tables; provide financial information and tables to clients; regularly review validity of outstanding obligations and initiate action as necessary;

  • Monitor shopping carts raised in the monthly Acquisition Plan. Review requisitions for goods and services against the Acquisition Plan to ensure correct objects of expenditure have been charged and availability of funds; assist in the preparation of budget performance submissions, analyzing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures; coordinate technical evaluation reports and produces the documentation; manage Low Value Acquisition for MSD.

  • Liaise with other Sections on procurement, budgetary and financial matters.

  • Perform any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Business Administration, procurement, Logistics, supply chain, Information technology and/or other relevant discipline, or equivalent

36 Months

At least 3 years of professional experience in property management or Business Administration or operations work in private industry or a government organization; relevant practical experience in the UN would be an asset

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance, Development programme/project administration

- Business Administration, procurement, Logistics, supply chain, Information technology and/or other relevant discipline, or equivalent

- Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project, SAP, CRM applications, UMOJA.

Yes

Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 13-05-2021

Information Analyst 13 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Information Analyst

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
13 May 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 respectively of the North-Eastern DRC JMAC Team Leader (Goma-based post, covering the conflict areas of Bas-Uélé, Haut Uélé, Tshopo, Ituri and North Kivu provinces) and South-Eastern DRC JMAC Team Leader (Bukavu-based post, covering the conflict areas of South Kivu, Maniema, Tanganyika, Haut Katanga, Haut Lomami and Lualaba provinces), and the overall supervision of the Chief JMAC, the UN Volunteer will be tasked with analyzing information depending on requirements of JMAC:

  • Assist the Team in drafting the Weekly Threat Assessment (WTA), an analytical document produced by JMAC and targeting the senior management Team and the UN Agencies;
  • Regularly report on any relevant incident or contingency (local conflict, land issues, local political developments, security environment, military developments, and foreign armed group presence);
  • Present feasible solutions to avoid, prevent or manage security risks in the designed area;
  • Interact with Political Affairs Division, Civil Affairs, Disarmament, Demobilization / Reintegration, Repatriation and Resettlement (DDRRR), Child Protection, UN Joint Human Rights Office and other substantive sections, as well as with Security Section, the MONUSCO Force (Military) and UNPOL to better understand the politico-military-security nuances of the current conflict in the DRC, and to assist the JMAC team in assessing the risks of conflict escalation both at the National and the local levels;
  • Assist the team in interacting with key Congolese players of the military and political environment, operating in the Area of Responsibility (AoR), including spoilers;
  • Gather specific information for JMAC in-depth who-is-who of political, military, religious and civil society leaders in above-mentioned provinces and feed information to the JMAC-database. Gather information on the cross-border illegal regional networks and their connection to the current conflict, with the aim of recommending course of actions against them;
  • Participate in fact-finding and other missions to the field;
  • Assist the Team in editing documents in English and French language;
  • Perform other duties, as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor Degree (or higher) in political science/international relations/ Law, security or related field and/or equivalent experience;

36 Months

Professional experience: a minimum of 3 years’ experience in conflict/post conflict, humanitarian context

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting
  • Experience in gathering and analyzing political/security/military information;
  • Excellent drafting and editing skills in drafting various documents, including multiple reports;
  • Professional experience: a minimum of 3 years’ experience in conflict/post conflict, humanitarian context
  • Knowledge of the DRC context is highly desirable;
  • Bachelor Degree (or higher) in political science/international relations/ Law, security or related field and/or equivalent experience;
  • Flexibility to travel frequently; driving license.
  • Ability to adapt to new, unforeseen, and sometimes stressful situations;
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office suite;
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations/MONUSCO therefore fluency in oral and written French and English (preferably mother tongue) is mandatory;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
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: 13-05-2021

GIS Specialist 18 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

GIS Specialist

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa, Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
18 May 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 the Chief of GIS, duties of the GIS Specialist will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in timely preparation, maintenance and provision of geographic information and maps in support of the mission’s operations;

  • Collect, process and evaluate geographic data, including vector, raster and thematic data;

  • Compile large-scale operation maps and small-scale briefing/report maps;

  • Archive mission geographic data and maintain and update geo-database system;

  • Assist in providing geographic information training and education programmes for mission staff;

  • Participate in field recognizance survey, road assessment using the Global Position System (GPS), the mobile data collection solutions and preparation of reports;

  • Conduct aerial missions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) to collect aerial photography of the areas of Interest for MONUSCO’s operations.

  • 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.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in GIS, Surveying, Geography and/or related field

48 Months

At least 4 years in GIS and geo-spatial related information technology are required;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing

Computer and related Skills:

  • Experience with database management and geo-database systems is desirable;

  • Practical experience in image processing using software ArcGIS and ERDAS software is required;

  • Practical experience for conduction air missions using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs or Drones) is desirable;

  • Knowledge and practical experience of using various types of GPS for data collection; Knowledge and practical experience with MS Office, ArcInfo, ArcEditor, ArcView, and its extensions such as 3D analyst or Spatial analyst is desirable;

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 18-05-2021

Rations Assistant 18 May 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Rations Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bunia (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension
18 May 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 Chief Rations Unit through the Rations Operations Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Monitor contractors’ performance;

  • Examine, verify and review the contract terms in respect of food rations items supplied by the contractors to ensure that they respects terms and conditions;

  • Perform quality control and quality assurance for all work and/or services provided by the contractor;

  • Monitor shipments of incoming containers and inspect the rations on arrival, including accompanying documentation as required, i.e., health and safety certifications to conform to UN Standard.

  • Conduct regular inspections/site visits at contractor's facility (warehouse & vehicles) to check cleanliness, validation and warranty of fresh, frozen and dry items and subsequent submission of reports to Chief Rations Unit;

  • Conduct follow-up inspections to ensure compliance with directives/instructions given during previous inspections;

  • Conduct scheduled and unannounced inspections at all unit/contingent's rations stores, reefers, kitchens and dining halls to ensure compliance with ration management guidelines and procedures, hygienic and safety standards of both food handlers and equipment;

  • Conduct periodic inspections at sub-contracted local bakeries and suppliers to ascertain compliance with hygienic and quality standards of products provided to military units/contingents;

  • Assist food officers (contingents) in resolving ration quality complaints;

  • Participate in regular training programs, i.e., Electronic Rations Management System Training, food seminars and food conferences for contingent's food officers organized by rations unit or locally by Sector Rations Unit.

  • Provide suggestions and solutions on quality problems revealed and provide input to the reports;

  • Monitor the cold chain used by the contractor so that food is stored in acceptable conditions of storing;

  • Monitor and advice accordingly on pest control in the contractor’s facility;

  • Perform other related functions as assigned by the Chief of Unit.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Technical training in food rations inspection, operations and contract administration is essential.

36 Months

At least 3 years of experience in food industry (production, processing, management, supply) progressively responsible experience in food storage, delivery standards, and quality control is essential.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Inventory, asset and warehouse management, Logistics and supply management

- Proficient in various MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and the ability to generate ad hoc electronic documents, spreadsheets and databases.

- A good command of spoken and written English is required. Knowledge of French is an advantage. For candidates with no knowledge of French, refer to point 13.

- At least 3 years of experience in food industry (production, processing, management, supply) progressively responsible experience in food storage, delivery standards, and quality control is essential;

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 18-05-2021

Strategic Health Information Officer- Communication and advocacy 16 May 2021 Int. Youth WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French
Immediate
24 months
16 May 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

During deployment, the duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

Reporting to the Team Lead, Data Analytics and Knowledge Management, and working closely with counterparts at the respective Regional Office and HQ, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Coordinate health information communication with countries, partners and other stakeholders
  • Develop advocacy plans for the WHO Regional Office for Africa on its technical work in health information, including for the Africa Health Observatory
  • Facilitate development of research products based on the work in health information for the WHO African Region
  • Review and support strengthening of the legal and regulatory environment for health information in the WHO African Region
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Essential

  • Training in a public health field including at least 2 areas from governance, research, communication and/or legal systems

Desirable

  • Masters degree training
24 Months
  • 2 years of professional work experience at the national level, in external communications. Proven experience in writing engaging communications materials.

Desirable Experience: Prior working experience with WHO/UN or with an international nongovernmental organization; experience in organizing advocacy campaigns and experience in managing publishing processes. Proven experience in writing advocacy documents. Proven experience in taking photographs or filming video which are of professional quality

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting

Computer skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of word processing, sharepoint, R studio, and web tools

Functional Knowledge and Skills:

  • Experience of work in health sector in the African Region, specifically in Universal Health Coverage implementation
  • Writing, and publishing health research articles

Competencies and Values:

  • Communication: expresses oneself clearly in conversation and interaction with others; actively listens. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Moving forward in a changing environment: is open to, and proposes, new approaches and ideas. Adapts and responds positively to change.
  • Promoting innovation and organizational learning: invigorates the Organization by building a culture which encourages learning and development. Sponsors innovative approaches and solutions.
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: demonstrates ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations. Respects differences and ensures that all can contribute.
No

Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision

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Application deadline: 16-04-2021