|Support officer for the coordination of the Blue Peace/ OMVG project||07 December 2020||Nat. Specialist||UNCDF||Gambia|
Support officer for the coordination of the Blue Peace/ OMVG project
12 months with possibility of extension
07 December 2020
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Under the direct supervision of UNCDF, the UN Volunteer will assist in the program management, particularly PDDI, an OMVG innovative projects implemented by the UNCDF in collaboration with Geneva Water Hub (GWH) and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, and in support of OMVG, which aims at developing and mobilising innovative financing for the implementation of OMVG's Integrated Development Master Plan (IDMP) for the development of the Gambia River Basin.
Under the direct supervision of the UNCDF Regional Coordinator, the UN Volunteer will carry out the following tasks.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
University degree in social sciences (local development, regional integration, territorial planning, development studies or other related technical fields).
24 months. Experience within the UN system will be valued.
Development programme/project administration, Other development programme/project experience, Community participation and development
A minimum of two years progressively work experience in programme planning
Excellent writing, organizational and planning skills
Experience in data management and reporting.
Experience in local development, decentralization and/or asset management.
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.
* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.
Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.
! FOR National UN Volunteer assignments ONLY
This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Gambia and legal residents in Gambia with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Don’t forget to tick the yes box for: “I am interested in serving as a volunteer in my own country.”
Application deadline : 07-12-2020
Female candidates are strongly encouraged.