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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Information Systems Assistant 19 January 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
19 January 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 ICT Operations Officer, the duties of the Information Technology Assistant will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Install, configure, test and deploy server systems hardware and software, to include Local Area Network infrastructure, Operating Systems (Unix, Linux, Mac OS), Electronic mail, Citrix, Database systems, Web Development software, Firewall systems, Network Services Server systems (DNS, DHCP, NFS, CIFS/SMB, mail relay, and various security software.

  • Assist in the installation and administration of LAN systems, including installation of hardware and software, user access to shared resources and information systems, and data security;

  • Carry out delivery of the Work Order for computers, accessories and related equipment, as deemed necessary, and follow up on the Work Orders;

  • Carry out configuration of the Central Processing Unit (CPU) before issuance to the users, setup of user Local Area Network (LAN) account, access to shared resources and information systems after ghosting of the machine with an updated image;

  • Provide technical and client-oriented operational support to users;

  • Identifying and eliminating bottlenecks to ensure long-term network efficiency.

  • Assist clients in the daily maintenance of voice and data network infrastructure including LAN, MAN, WAN, WiFi, VOIP and NICs. Serves as tier 1, 2 and/or tier 3 resource for trouble tickets and work orders for voice and data networks and related network infrastructure devices.

  • Perform mid to advanced level Cisco UC administration, implementation and troubleshooting of CUCM, CUC, UCCX, CUPS, CUBE, Jabber, Gateways MGCP, H323, SIP, CTI integration to switching platforms, dialers, call recorders and desk top platforms, and supporting infrastructure

  • Contribute to Problem Management and the Knowledgebase e.g. by assisting in creating-materials to expedite service request fulfilments/incident resolutions, and training manuals;

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training; and

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s Degree/ Diploma in Communications Engineering/Business Information Technology/Business Systems Engineering/Computer Science/Software Engineering/Information Technology or related discipline

24 Months

2 years in the delivery of ICT services and provision of client support

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management, Telecommunications systems

Computer skills:

  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft and Cisco Technologies is desired

  • Possession of either Microsoft Certified Engineer (MSCE) / Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) / Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) qualifications are an asset.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 19-01-2021

Microwave Technician 19 January 2021 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Microwave Technician

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Bukavu (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
19 January 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 organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of ICT Operations Officer for Kinshasa, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Coordinates with supervisor regarding installation of microwave equipment and implementation of projects.
  • Implements regular and preventive maintenance for all microwave equipment and accessories in the mission area.
  • Plans and designs the initial microwave network proposal, taking into account path profile assessments, frequency surveys, Fresnel zones and transmission limitations, for final approval by the supervisor.
  • Assists in microwave pre-deployment surveys/feasibility studies and site preparation including installation of shelters, towers/antennas and associate power supply related accessories.
  • Aligns and optimizes microwave dishes in order to maximize overall performance.
  • Interfaces multiplexing equipment and configures connectivity to PABX, routers, switches and bridges.
  • Monitors the health of the Microwave network using SNMP protocol-based software.
  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.
  • Any other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Telecommunications, or equivalent diploma/certificate from Polytechnic or college

36 Months

At least 3 years’ experience in working with microwave systems.

Be conversant with safety guidelines on working at height and be able to carry out tasks at heights of up to 100m.

Technological background and experience in radio systems installation and maintenance specializing in microwave fields in particular.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
IT architecture and IT project management, Telecommunications systems

- Good knowledge of Windows Microsoft Office programs such as Access, Word, Excel and other Microsoft professional programs.

  1. College Diploma or equivalent post-secondary education certificate.

  2. Fully proficient and familiar with Windows programs, especially Access, Word, Excel and other

  3. Must have at least 5 years working experience with computers.

  4. Prior Military or Police Communications Center experience would be an asset.

  5. Previous working knowledge with radio communications equipment desirable or.

  6. Valid driving license.

  7. Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Knowledge of French is an advantage.

  8. Computer literacy, ability to manage and adopt new procedures.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Ethics and Values, 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: 19-01-2021

NCD Programme Officer 20 January 2021 Int. Specialist UNITAR Rwanda
Open

NCD Programme Officer

International Specialist
UNITAR
Rwanda
Kigali (RWA)
English,French,Kinyarwanda
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
20 January 2021

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

The purpose of this assignment is to provide technical advice on public health, NCDs, and lead the management, design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of The Defeat-NCD Partnership programme activities in Rwanda, in support of the Ministry of Health. Within the delegated authority and under the guidance of the Programme Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the NCD Programme Officer based within Rwanda Biomedical Center will carry out the following tasks:

National NCD Capacity Building

  • Prepare for and support regular meetings of the intersectoral committee for NCDs responsible for implementing, monitoring, and evaluating the National NCD Strategy and its related National NCD Costed Action Plan (2020-2025).
  • Lead relevant epidemiological, economic, and service delivery studies/research to inform both policy development and various multisectoral planning for NCDs.
  • Lead technical assistance to support policy analysis for NCDs and support new policy development for NCDs in Rwanda, including coordination structures and multisectoral monitoring frameworks that improve data availability for better analysis.
  • Lead the development and refinement of tools and methods on NCD programme implementation at country level.
  • Lead in the monitoring and evaluation of the national NCD strategy and costed action plan.
  • Lead identification and development of training and institutional capacity strengthening needs in terms of human resources to manage NCDs at all levels of the health services and develop and implement plans to address them in a phased manner.
  • Promote use of technology/digital tools for e-learning/skill development of primary health care workers and implementation of decision support systems for service delivery for NCD management in the country.
  • Responsible for mobilising resources from national and international donors and investors to fund the national NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan.
  • Join the efforts of teams in the various Defeat-NCD country programmes to develop institutional operational modalities and frameworks.
  • Develop collaboration with national and international universities, research institutions, and think tanks to support implementation of national plans for prevention and control of NCDs.
  • Lead global knowledge-sharing by documenting lessons learned on capacity building in Rwanda.

Community Scale-up for NCD Services

  • Lead in designing and implementing a nationwide NCD screening programme with proper referral pathways and data collection mechanisms.
  • Identify innovations and interventions to increase the provision of NCD services to communities in a cost-effective manner including last mile delivery and improved patient self-care. Drive institutional processes to transform some of these interventions as investible services to that can attract venture or private equity capital.
  • Analyse existing or proposed primary health care systems and services on their inclusion of NCDs; identify needs for improvement and the methods and resources to accomplish such improvements.
  • Develop new programme proposals and proactively explore opportunities to raise new funding and capital to scale up the effort of NCD services at community level.
  • Actively participate in annual planning, monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts.
  • Build and strengthen close working relationship with all health sector counterparts in country.
  • Lead development of NCD services for people affected by disasters, conflicts, and crises, with a particular focus on pandemics.
  • Lead the development of grants and agreements with identified implementation partners for managing the grant out activities in accordance with UNITAR rules and regulations.

Affordability and Accessibility of Essential NCD Supplies

  • Build a strong working relationship and provide technical assistance to improve public, faith-based, and private sector procurement and supply chains for accessibility, availability and affordability of essential NCD medicines, diagnostics, and equipment in Rwanda.
  • Assess and provide assistance where needed to develop/improve the electronic forecasting, inventory, stock and logistics management information system and roll out trainings on their efficient use.
  • Promote The Defeat-NCD Marketplace to relevant stakeholders as a procurement tool to help make provision of quality NCD supplies simpler and more cost effective in the country.
  • Assess NCD drugs and supplies quality assurance practices and the country’s approved suppliers, and pre-qualification process.
  • Lead the documentation and tracking of improved affordability and accessibility of NCD drugs, diagnostics, and medical devices in Rwanda through the development of the country and reginal market monitoring studies, and global State of the World’s Essential Medicines and Diagnostic Supplies for Noncommunicable Diseases report.

Sustainable NCD Financing

  • Lead the management of The Defeat-NCD pooled fund in country and ensure appropriate fundraising, grant management and donor reporting for the fund.
  • Lead the development of innovative financing instruments for funding the National Costed Action Plan for the prevention and control of NCDs
  • Provide continuous analysis of health financing needs to implement the national costed action plan on NCDs.
  • Ensure continuous engagement and knowledge sharing across relevant stakeholders and government departments ensuring the flow of funds to NCD care as per the budget.

Reporting

  • Develop progress reports for the implementation of the national NCD programmes.
  • Manage timely reporting to the donors for their contributions to The Defeat-NCD pooled fund in Rwanda.
  • Prepare briefing notes and/or presentations as requested for Government of Rwanda officials to showcase Rwanda’s work on tackling NCDs nationally and internationally.
  • Develop appropriate programme dashboards for the NCD Division at Rwanda Biomedical Center.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree or equivalent in public health and a Graduate degree in Medicine, from an accredited and recognized academic institution is required.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience for Public health, Government facility, large International organisation, etc.
  • Strong demonstrated track record in programme monitoring, evaluation, and reporting is required.
  • Relevant work experience in at least two of the following areas: health policy development, health system strengthening and transformation, primary health care, project planning and management, capacity building and health innovation.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • Have affinity with or interest in public health, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Knowledge in using project management tool Asana (https://asana.com) on a daily basis is required for this assignment. Certification as an Asana Certified Pros (https://academy.asana.com/series/certified-pro-courses) or Asana Ambassador (https://academy.asana.com/series/asana-ambassador-courses) is preferred. Completion of relevant courses on Asana Academy (https://academy.asana.com) in order to enrol on the Asana Ambassador programme is required within one month of starting this assignment.
  • UNITAR prefers the volunteer to be self-sufficient and arrange to be equipped with the requisite professional tools and equipment to carry out this assignment such as laptop with standard Adobe and Microsoft Office software, and a mobile phone.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kinyarwanda(Optional), Level - Fluent
Public health
No

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

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Application deadline: 20 January 2021

Assistant au Programme/Laboratoire d'accélération du Développement 20 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNDP Democratic Republic of Congo
UNDP
Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa (COD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
20 January 2021

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

Le Volontaire national des Nations Unies, sous la supervision directe du chef de l'expérimentation et coordinateur et sous la direction de l'équipe AccLab en général. Elle/il aura entre autres tâches suivantes :

  • Rechercher et identifier les points d'entrée liés aux tendances émergentes du développement, aux données, aux technologies et aux problèmes ; et cartographier leurs impacts sur l'économie, l'environnement et la société ;
  • Soutenir le Laboratoire d’accélération du développment (Acc-Lab) dans la conception de recherches de terrain spécifiques et de méthodes participatives pour identifier les points d’entrée ;
  • Identifier et soutenir la cartographie, l'évaluation et le test des solutions locales pour les défis rencontrés par les communautés ;
  • Soutenir la conception d'expériences pour valider les hypothèses et tester l'efficacité des solutions identifiées ;
  • Soutenir la génération de produits de connaissance capturant les résultats et apprenant des expériences pour une réflexion et une adaptation rapides;
  • Apporter un appui technique au processus d'identification des innovateurs / « faiseurs des changements » locaux et engagement avec les acteurs stratégiques et les partenaires non traditionnels relatifs aux travaux de l'Acc-Lab: start-ups locaux, incubateurs, institutions de recherche, universités ...
  • Fournir un autre soutien lié à la cartographie de solutions, à l'exploration et à la cartographie et l'expérimentation des concentrés
  • Toute autre assistance demandée pour soutenir et faire progresser la mission de l'Accelerator Lab en RDC
Bachelor degree or equivalent

• diplôme universitaire en sociologie, droit, education, gestion du développement, sciences commerciales, gestion et informatique, sciences sociales, ingénierie ou toute autre discipline pertinente

• Expérience professionnelle d'au moins 2 ans; et

• Un diplôme de Master ou inscrit à un programme de Master dans les domaines ci-dessus est un avantage supplémentaire.

• Pour pouvoir postuler au Programme de talents PNUD-VNU pour les jeunes professionnels avec handicap, les candidats/es doivent être des personnes vivant avec handicap.

24 Months

Minimum 2 ans d'expérience professionnelle.

Autres:

Obligatoire)

• Expérience de la conception et dans la réalisation de recherches et d'analyses qualitatives et quantitatives;

• Expérience de la création de partenariats, de l'utilisation de méthodes participatives et de la participation de diverses parties prenantes telles que la société civile, le monde universitaire, les secteurs privé et public; et

• Expérience des approches innovantes / activités d'entrepreneuriat en RDC.

(Souhaitable)

• Expérience de la programmation de développement ou de l'élaboration de politiques;

• Expérience dans des approches telles que l'ethnographie et les connaissances comportementales,la conception de la pensée;

• Expérience de travail sur l'entrepreneuriat social, les modèles commerciaux inclusifs, les produits et services innovants, l'incubation, etc. et

• Expérience de l'identification des lacunes et des opportunités dans l'écosystème de l'innovation au Pakistan.

Compétences:

• Communication solide (verbale et écrite) avec divers intervenants;

• Capacité à travailler efficacement en équipe;

• Sortir des sentiers battus et proposer des idées créatives non conventionnelles;

• Adaptabilité à un environnement multiculturel, respectant la diversité des origines et des points de vue; et

• Ouverture au changement et capacité à gérer les complexités.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Other business related experience

Obligatoire)

• Expérience de la conception et dans la réalisation de recherches et d'analyses qualitatives et quantitatives;

• Expérience de la création de partenariats, de l'utilisation de méthodes participatives et de la participation de diverses parties prenantes telles que la société civile, le monde universitaire, les secteurs privé et public; et

• Expérience des approches innovantes / activités d'entrepreneuriat en RDC.

(Souhaitable)

• Expérience de la programmation de développement ou de l'élaboration de politiques;

• Expérience dans des approches telles que l'ethnographie et les connaissances comportementales,la conception de la pensée;

• Expérience de travail sur l'entrepreneuriat social, les modèles commerciaux inclusifs, les produits et services innovants, l'incubation, etc. et

• Expérience de l'identification des lacunes et des opportunités dans l'écosystème de l'innovation au Pakistan.

Compétences:

• Communication solide (verbale et écrite) avec divers intervenants;

• Capacité à travailler efficacement en équipe;

• Sortir des sentiers battus et proposer des idées créatives non conventionnelles;

• Adaptabilité à un environnement multiculturel, respectant la diversité des origines et des points de vue; et

• Ouverture au changement et capacité à gérer les complexités.

No

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

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! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY

Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de la République Démocratique du Congo et les résidents légaux de la République Démocratique du Congo ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 20-01-2021

Les candidatures des personnes vivant avec handicap sont fortement encouragées.

NCD Prevention and Communication Specialist 21 January 2021 Nat. Specialist UNITAR Rwanda
UNITAR
Rwanda
Kigali (RWA)
English,Kinyarwanda,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
21 January 2021

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

The purpose of this assignment is to support the national NCD prevention and communication activities in Rwanda. Within the delegated authority and under the guidance of the Defeat-NCD Partnership Programme Coordinator for Rwanda, the NCD Prevention Specialist will carry out the following tasks:

  • Lead the development of a 5-year communication plan to accompany the National NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan for Rwanda.
  • Lead the preparation of project proposals and plans, including timelines, responsibilities, and resources for 7 major NCD related international days celebrated in Rwanda or other events as requested.
  • Actively engage with and support other Defeat-NCD country programmes in their prevention and communication efforts.
  • Actively engage with the various responsible stakeholders organising car-free-day events in all districts, providing support and ensuring comprehensive documentation of the events.
  • Ensure that all NCD-related events, celebrations, campaigns (including social media campaigns) are documented with comprehensive reporting, lessons learned and suggestions to improve future campaigns.
  • Lead the development of a resource library, and either prepare or collate various communications materials, such as videos, brochures, leaflets, infographics, presentation materials etc, for all major NCDs and related initiatives, as per the requirements of the NCD unit at RBC, The Defeat-NCD Partnership programme in Rwanda, and other country programmes.
  • Prepare daily material for RBC/NCD social media and the Partnership’s social media pages.
  • Actively engage with public and privately-owned, print, broadcast and digital media outlets and secure their engagement with NCD-related activities.
  • Actively prepare opinion pieces, media releases, feature stories or other communications collaterals that showcase Rwanda and the Partnership’s work on NCDs, and progress in achieving the National Costed Action Plan goals.
  • Lead capacity building for NCD personnel in Rwanda to increase efficiency in delivering NCD-related messages and to improve general communications skills.
  • Prepare or design layout of graphs or other informative visual material in support of reports and publications for the NCD unit in Rwanda.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in Public Health with an advanced degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Information, Marketing, Public Relations, Branding, Media Studies, or a simialr relevant field is required.

60 Months
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional work experience in the field of communications, print, broadcast, or digital media, within public, private or humanitarian/non-profit sectors.
  • Experience in health-related communications is required.
  • Demonstrable writing and editing skills, with an ability to convey complex ideas in a creative, clear, direct and lively style
  • Experience in devising and implementing strategic communications plans, including setting objectives, driving and monitoring activities, and measuring successes.
  • Track record of effective writing, through reports, speeches, articles etc, is required.
  • Experience using design, digital marketing and analytics software.
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, video and audio production are an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organisations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development.
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel.
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Desirable: valid national driving license and proven ability to drive a manual car using four-wheel drive in rough terrain.
  • Sound security awareness.
  • An affinity with, or interest in, public health and volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system.
  • Knowledge in using project management tool Asana (https://asana.com) on a daily basis is required for this assignment. Certification as an Asana Certified Pros (https://academy.asana.com/series/certified-pro-courses) or Asana Ambassador (https://academy.asana.com/series/asana-ambassador-courses) is preferred. Completion of relevant courses on Asana Academy (https://academy.asana.com) in order to enrol on the Asana Ambassador programme is required within one month of starting this assignment.
  • UNITAR prefers the volunteer to be self-sufficient and arrange to be equipped with the requisite professional tools and equipment to carry out this assignment such as laptop with standard Adobe and Microsoft Office software, and a mobile phone.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kinyarwanda(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience, Public information and reporting, Other health related experience
No

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

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Rwanda and legal residents in Rwanda with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 21 January 2021