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Human Rights Officer 25 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Human Rights Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Aweil, Bor, Torit, Kuajok (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
25 October 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 Field office Team Leader and the regional coordinator, and overall supervision of Director of the Human Rights Division or his/her designate, the UNV Human Rights Officer will be responsible for implementing the Division’s work plans, including assisting inconducting monitoring, fact-finding missions, as well as reporting and advocacy activities in the area of assignment as mandated in United Nations Security Council Resolution 2459 (March 2019).In particular, the incumbent will:

General activity: Please note that this job description is generic and therefore, activities listed below may not be carried out by all Human rights officer.

  • Contribute to and/or draft communications, briefing notes, talking points, press releases, statements, bullet points, or other products;
  • Draft various internal and external reports on the human rights situation in South Sudan covering specific timeframes (e.g., daily, weekly, monthly) or themes (e.g., freedom of expression) based on submissions from colleagues based in the field and HQ. The candidate may be asked to draft reports during evening hours (i.e., daily) or weekends (i.e., weekly);
  • Provide guidance to relevant colleagues to ensure submissions from field teams are in line with OHCHR methodology on human rights reporting;
  • Provide and prepares legal analysis and research, and outputs, such as work unit reports and assessments, policy documents and guidelines, briefings, etc
  • Participates in legislative reviews and drafts commentaries and other relevant documents;
  • Conduct capacity building activities in areas of administration of justice and transitional justice which include advising national counterparts, facilitating and organizing workshops, supporting national criminal justice system organization, training of national actors and/or monitoring of the court and legal system.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the human rights mandate in the designated area of conflict-related violations;
  • Gather information, analyse and report on the situation of human rights in relation to the armed conflict, including through close cooperation with field teams, other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Support HRD’s analysis by maintaining a proactive situational awareness of human rights and political developments for the purpose ofgathering data on hotspots and early warning mapping and support in HRD’s information analysis;
  • Identify incidents requiring further monitoring and/or investigation, co-ordinate with field teams regarding follow-up, and analyse the potential impact of reported incidents on the human rights situation;
  • Monitor and follow up on incidents of denial of access by armed groups to locations where human rights monitoring and investigation activities are planned to take place, and coordinate with field teams and the Legal Affairs to identify possible courses of action in response;
  • Assist in developing the profiles of alleged perpetrators of human rights violations in close coordination with field teams;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions and investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law
  • Establish and maintain contacts with government representatives, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, UN agencies and other partners operating in the AOR;
  • Ensure, coordinate and supervise the timely entry of accurate and verified human rights cases into an established database; conduct quality control and deliver statistics and trend reports as required;
  • Undertake risk assessment in the framework of Human Rights Due Diligence Policy (HRDDP) and monitor implementation of mitigating measures;
  • Ensure the integration of gender perspectives, with specific attention to issues related to women and girls, including conflict-related sexual violence, within all assigned human rights activities;
  • Represent the UNMISS human rights office at working level meetings, as relevant;

Perform other related duties as required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Degree level: Minimum First-level degree (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience will be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Type of Degree: Law, political science, international relations, or social science, or related discipline, with a specialization in human rights preferred.

36 Months

Three years of work experience related to the field of human rights.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights

Knowledge of international human rights instruments and tools for the promotion and protection of human rights is required. Willingness to work in hardship duty stations is required. Knowledge of international humanitarian law is desirable. Experience in human rights monitoring and reporting is desirable. Experience in research and drafting documents, such as reports, is desirable. Experience working in regional countries is desirable. Experience working in a developing, conflict or post-conflict setting is an advantage.

Yes

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Application deadline: 25-10-2020

Associate Officer / Information Analyst 01 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Torit (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
01 November 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 FIOC Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following:

  • Manage, collect, coordinate, analyze, report and disseminate information to be used as a decision-making and planning tool for the Field Integrated Operation Center (FIOC);
  • Collect information from a wide range of sources, including UNMISS Civil and Political Affairs, Human Rights, Gender, Child Protection, Relief, Reintegration and Protection personnel, Military, Police, Security, Humanitarian Agencies, International Non-Governmental Organization (INGOs) and Local Government Authorities;
  • Produce forward looking reports within the context of the UNMISS Early Warning Strategy and Protection of Civilian Matrix that integrates and considers all the information gathered, resulting in clearly identification of priorities where the state should focus it’s efforts;
  • Build effective networks through mission components with state authorities, international partners, civil society and humanitarian community;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, socio-economic and security issues;
  • Monitor and gather information on events or incidents that may affect the implementation of the safety of the Mission and it’s mandate;
  • Support the Field Office Security Management Team, Security Management Meetings, Crisis management Team and respond to specific incident as required;
  • Share all information with Join Analysis Center (JMAC) as guided by Chief JMAC;
  • Undertake other related responsibilities as tasked by the Team Leader and Head of office.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Political science, International Relations, Human Rights Conflict Management, Security or any related field.

36 Months
  • Three (3) or more years experience in the field;
  • Previous experience in Joint Operation Centre or Joint Analysis Cell would be an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting
  • Professional reporting and writing skills.
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief; post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN system.
Yes

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 01-11-2020

Knowledge Management/Monitoring and Evaluation Officer 26 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen South Sudan
UNWomen
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months
26 October 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 Deputy Country Representative, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  1. Lead knowledge management and information sharing initiatives:
  1. Develop and implement the Knowledge Management Strategy to share public information, good practices and lessons learned across relevant communities of practice (COP), stakeholders and academia in collaboration with other partners in the UN system;
  2. Conduct research for knowledge and information needed for effective advocacy of the UN Women Country Office (CO)’s programme and gender equality and women empowerment overall;
  3. Provide technical support to the programme team to produce knowledge products;
  4. Identify and form lessons learned from evaluations and studies to be integrated into broader CO’s knowledge management;
  5. Facilitate programme team’s application of best practices and advocate the CO’s successful experiences in results-based monitoring and evaluation as well as substantive areas of expertise through global knowledge networks;
  6. Manage a presence on UN Women’s SharePoint, internet pages and social media with a focus on internal and external knowledge sharing, partnerships and COP.
  1. Ensure compliance with corporate programme and project management requirements (including planning, monitoring, evaluation and research plan, results management system (RMS), donor agreement management system (DAMS) and LEADS):
  1. Coordinate and support Result Based Management (RBM) and M&E based programme and project formulation including annual work-planning and reporting exercises in line with UN Women corporate requirements, the CO’s SN and Annual Workplans;
  2. Maintain, coordinate and ensure compliance of the programme and project setup and in Atlas and other corporate systems (such as RMS, DAMS, LEADS, etc.) and provide accurate and timely input information into these systems as required.

  1. Effective monitoring and reporting of the country programme and related projects:
    1. Establish and manage internal systems for effective and efficient programme and project monitoring and reporting, both internal to UN Women and for Implementing Partners;
    2. Monitor on a regular basis country programme including annual and quarterly reports, ongoing monitoring of overall financial status of country programming;
    3. Undertake regular field visits to ensure compliance and timely execution of the planned monitoring and evaluation by various programme team and partners;
    4. Support the programme staff with effective use of tools and methodologies for planning, monitoring and reporting;
    5. Ensure that projects are set up in line with approved project documents, all Atlas attributes are created accordingly and maintained regularly;
    6. Provide technical advice and support at the design stage of programmes/projects to facilitate monitoring during programme implementation;
    7. Develop, update, manage and monitor monitoring frameworks for the key programme cycle documents such as the UN Cooperation Framework, and SN, and participate in the UN M&E Working Group;
    8. Ensure Quarterly monitoring in RMS are done timely and accurately;
    9. Support to value-for-money monitoring, including tracking of resources towards outcomes;
    10. Coordinate timely and appropriate reporting.

  1. Implementation and management of audit and evaluation policies, strategies and processes:
  1. Direct responsibility and accountability for planning, management and oversight of thematic, country programme/project evaluations and other types of evaluations conducted in the CO;
  2. Keep track of all planned activities in the monitoring, evaluation and research plan (MERP) ;
  3. Follow up on implementation of evaluation recommendations. Ensuring the optimal use of evaluations by providing guidance in preparation of timely management response to all mandatory evaluations and by developing a communication plan;
  4. Serve as the CO focal point to the Evaluation Unit in the Regional Office;
  5. Develop evaluation tools and processes, innovative approaches in evaluation that meet the requirements of UN Women and train staff and partners to use it;
  6. Promote evaluation standards, quality assurance/control and capacity development in the CO;
  7. Provide evaluation feedback into policy/project/programme design, including comments on various documents.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree (or equivalent) in social sciences, M&E, gender/women’s studies, international development, public policy, international relations.

60 Months

1. At least 5 years of work experience in gender related field and a previous experience in working in a post conflict situation preferable. Experience in South Sudan will be a value added;

2. Work experience in the field of communication, electronic knowledge network, monitoring and evaluation and project management;

3. Knowledge of methodologies and best practices for promoting gender equality, equity and women empowerment in general and in South Sudan in particularly;

Experience working within the UN is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  1. Work experience in the field of communication, electronic knowledge network, monitoring and evaluation and project management;
  2. At least 5 years of work experience in gender related field and a previous experience in working in a post conflict situation preferable. Experience in South Sudan will be a value added;
  3. Knowledge of methodologies and best practices for promoting gender equality, equity and women empowerment in general and in South Sudan in particularly;
  4. Experience working within the UN is an asset.
No

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

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Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Application deadline: 26 October 2020

Legal Officer 03 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Legal Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
03 November 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 senior legal adviser or a legal officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assists other members of the Legal Affairs Unit in reviewing legal documents, instruments, or other material, identifying important issues, similarities and inconsistencies, etc.
  • Assists in preparing drafts of background papers, studies, and reports.
  • Conducts legal research and assist in preparing legal opinions/advice on a wide range of international public and private law issues, including the United Nations Charter, General Assembly and Security Council Resolutions, UN/UNMISS internal Rules and Regulations, UNMISS Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), UNMISS mandate, particularly its protection of civilians aspect, privileges and immunities, peace and security, institutional questions, treaty law and practice, UN administrative law;
  • Assists in preparing agreements, Memorandums of Understanding and contracts with governments, international organisations, and other public or private entities including drafting and resolving claims and disputes.
  • Assists in providing legal advice on human resources and other administrative matters.
  • Assists in servicing and advising as well as serving as a member of, as appropriate, diplomatic conferences, commissions, committees, boards, task forces and other bodies, including preparing background materials, summaries of issues and views of delegations, etc.
  • Assists with presenting the UNMISS induction programme on UNMISS SOFA and distribution of information and sensitizing local authorities and the local population to SOFA.
  • Perform or undertake other duties as requested by other members of the Legal Affairs Unit.
Master degree or equivalent

An advanced university degree (i.e. master’s degree or equivalent) in law or a relevant related field is required. A first level university degree (i.e. bachelor’s degree) in law in addition to two extra years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced degree.

24 Months

At least two years of progressive responsible professional legal experience in law, including legal analysis, research and writing, at a law firm, governmental legal office, legal office of an international organization or of an NGO.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Other legal experience

Computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PPT, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: xx-xx-2020

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Application deadline: 03-11-2020

Programme Analyst 22 October 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Senegal
Open

Programme Analyst

National Specialist
UNDP
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
4 months
22 October 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of UNDP Governance Advisor for West and Central Africa, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Summary of Key Functions

  • Contribute to the development of analytical and policy papers on governance, peacebuilding, social cohesion, resilience, stability and prevention in the region, with clear strategic and programmatic options for UNDP’s interventions.
  • Provide analytical reviews of other donors’ and partners’ interventions in the regions
  • Prepare substantive technical papers, concept notes, narratives and project documents in the areas of governance, conflict prevention, peacebuilding and other strategic areas in the West and central Africa regions based on prevailing policy environment and lessons learned from previous interventions
  • Develop policy materials such as briefs, executive summaries, study summaries, blogs, conference abstracts and other contents.
  • Provide guidance and support in the implementation of the Hub regional programs/projects in light of the prevailing policy and strategic frameworks
  • Prepare and support the organization of relevant events, workshops and meetings (e.g. UNISS Governance Working Group meetings, think Tanks), monitoring calls, workshops and other events;
  • Assist in planning and preparing meetings with the Governance pillar members and be the penholder of meetings’ notes and consolidation of UNISS Governance pillar members’ contributions to the GWG policy documents.

Strategic technical input

  • Provide advice, and technical inputs into policy documents.
  • Participate in the UNISS Governance Working Group meetings and other pillar – if possible - and provide consolidate minutes.
  • Another responsibility will be to work on expanding existing and building new networks with stakeholders including academic researchers, professional evaluators, development practitioners and others, as required.

Building strategic partnerships

  • Identify and interact with key think tanks partners in the strategic thematic Governance, Peacebuilding and Resilience areas of the region.
  • Contribute to the organization of policy forums and thematic discussion with stakeholders and partners in the region to maintain dialogue, debate, advocate, promote and advance key strategic issues, priorities and interests for a successful program partnership.

Contribute to the preparation of a communication strategy and its implementation with a focus on program results for better visibility of partners

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education -: A Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Master degree or equivalent in international studies, economics, political or social sciences, public policy, statistics or other relevant development-related field.

24 Months

At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience in peace and security, conflict and crisis prevention, peacebuilding and development analysis and other related areas;

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Ability to use computers and office software packages and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and experience in handling of web based management systems.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of evidence synthesis methodologies;
  • Experience in writing and producing reports, research papers or briefs; and
  • Experience in organising events such as workshops and seminars.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other emergency management experience

Expertise and competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Self-Management
  • Demonstrated quantitative analysis skills using statistical software packages.
  • Excellent verbal and written English and French language skills;
  • A strong ability to work in a team and under pressure with strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and gender sensitivity and a sense of humor.

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Exerts strict adherence to corporate rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Familiarity with the internal control framework and results-based management tools is desirable.

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Sound knowledge and exposure to a wide range of post-conflict, peacebuilding, good governance, human rights and development-related issues as well as Project Management.
  • Good knowledge of the West Africa region, including the political, economic and social dimensions, and their relation to the main engines of instability and conflict.
  • Ability to contribute for strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.
  • Ability to advocate and provide timely policy advice.
  • Ability to identify issues and to use sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems.

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to Results-Based Management, including support to design, planning and implementation of programme, managing data, reporting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively for effective coordination with donors and stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to recovery and development issues, peace and security and sound knowledge of the institutions of the UN system.
  • Ability to analyze to obtain, evaluate and interpret factual data and to prepare accurate and complete reports and other documents.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in programme management and financial resources management.

Self-Management

  • Ability to plan own work, manage conflicting priorities and work under pressure of tight and conflicting deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations with donors and stakeholders.
  • Fully proficient computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications.
  • Strong communication capacities to work in a multi-cultural team in difficult circumstances.
  • The successful candidate should be performance driven through independent as well as collaborative and synergetic research, demonstrate excellent coordination and communicational skills.
No

Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, 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 Senegal and legal residents in Senegal with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 22 October 2020

Technical Officer Risk Communication and Community Engagement 28 October 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Senegal
WHO
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
French
01 December 2020
24 months
28 October 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Team Lead RCCE or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Technical Officer RCCE will:

  • Act as a risk communication focal point at Hub Incident Management system during outbreaks and emergencies:
  • Oversee the development, elaboration and implementation of the risk communication plan as part of the health response operations.
  • With key stakeholders in the national authorities, UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and civil society organizations identify the country's top hazards and develop relevant information, education, and communication materials in languages and formats easily used by national stakeholders and the public.
  • Liaise closely with the HQ and regional counterparts for risk communication, ensuring coherence of strategy, materials and messages. Ensure that technical material produced by the country office integrates risk communication principles and practice.
  • Monitor and proactively counter false rumours and misinformation; and address fears and concerns.
  • Work closely with the Community Engagement Officer to integrate findings from knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) surveys, focus group discussions and other feedback from community engagement activities into risk communication activities and products.
  • In collaboration with the Communication Officer, proactively brief and educate journalists and broadcasters.
  • Lead and maintain quality control for risk communication products such as public information; brochures, leaflets and posters; radio and TV scripts; guides for stakeholders for risk communication and ensure their translation into the local language and their adaptation for the local context.
  • Report regularly in risk communication activities and issues to the IM, respective RO and HQ counterparts.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization and donor communication in the area of risk communication.
  • Develop and maintain standing risk communication capacity in the WHO Regional Office/ Hub:
  • With internal and expert input and working in line with global and regional frameworks and strategies, develop a multi-hazard risk communication plan for the country office.
  • In close collaboration with the Community Engagement Officer and the Communications Officer, map and engage risk communication stakeholders; establish and sustain coordination mechanisms for emergency risk communication.
  • Map preferred channels of communication in the country with a focus on vulnerable groups.
  • Organize risk communication training for WHO country staff.
  • Brief, guide and coordinate risk community surge capacity personnel that may be deployed to the country.
  • Support national capacity building for emergency risk communication:
  • Work with resources from the global and regional levels to train and prepare country-level counterparts for emergency risk communication.
  • Support national authorities to convene stakeholders and co-develop a national risk communication strategy and plan.
  • With HQ and RO support, underpin the national assessment of risk communication capacity and/or oversee simulation exercises to test and improve the national capacity.
  • Support national authorities to conduct lessons learnt exercises to strengthen emergency risk communication further.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
24 Months

At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Health, Social Sciences, or Health Development Area, or other relevant programmes; experience with Community work is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Other health related experience, Other communications related experience

Risk communication and Community Engagement, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, 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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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Senegal and legal residents in Senegal with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

This assignment is in the framework of the Africa Women Health Champions to improve health and gender equality initiative. African female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Application deadline: 28 October 2020