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Telecommunications Technician 24 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
24 November 2020

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

The incumbent will report to the Telephone Unit Supervisor and will perform the following of the technical functions:

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of Cisco Unified Communication infratucture;
  • Provides support to the Mission staff at assigned duty station through CUCM / switches configuration, installation of end user terminal (VOIP), installation of cabling infrastructure, and UCM network troubleshooting;
  • Use network management tools to monitor, analyse, and report resources utilization;
  • Implement and support network security features on CUCM network infrastructure;
  • Assist on the preparation of specifications for the requisition of equipment related to the CUCM operation;
  • Work with the networking management unit to implementation and support IP telephony services based on Cisco infrastructure;
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the technical Supervisor;
  • Assisting with the UNV ‘buddy programme” for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
  • Dedicated time for training and capacity-building of national staff in the Telephone unit.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Higher secondary school or technical/vocation diploma is required or university and other courses/trainings related to work are desirable.

48 Months
  • Minimum 4 years experience working with Cisco hardware configuration and implementation.
  • Experience with Unified Communications system (Voice over IP and video) systems integration.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Telecommunications systems
  • Minimum level of Cisco Certification at the Professional level (CCNP or CCDP) is required and certification / experiance on Mitel mxone is desired;
  • Hands on experience with configuring Cisco routers and switches in a VOIP system integration;
  • Working experience on implementing and supporting a Unified Communications infrastructure in a cisco environment (video and Voice);
  • Implementation of QoS features as they pertain to VoIP implementation;
  • Good knowledge of IP telephony protocols such as MGCP, H323, SIP, SCCP, ISDN, E1 and QoS features as they pertain to VoIP implementation;
  • Excellent written and spoken English, and ability to write technical documents;
  • Have a valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Yes

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

QUALIFIED FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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Application deadline: 24-11-2020

Legal Officer 24 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
24 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
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.

No

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: 24-11-2020

Human Rights Field Officer 24 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Human Rights Field Officer

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Kidal (MLI)
French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
24 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 Coordinator of the Head of the Human Rights Field Office and the overall supervision of the Director of MINUSMA/ Human Rights and Protection Division, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Gather information and report on the human rights situation in a designated geographical area,
  • including through close cooperation with other United Nations actors and the community;
  • Keep the supervisor regularly informed on developments concerning the human rights situation;
  • Visit and monitor detention centres for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Monitor trials for compliance with international human rights norms;
  • Conduct fact-finding missions; Participate in monitoring activities;
  • Carry out investigations into abuses/violations of human rights or humanitarian law;
  • Prepare case files for submission to the authorities and for inclusion in the OHCHR data base;
  • Assist in the designing and the delivering of capacity building activities;
  • Participate in the establishment and maintenance of contacts with local authorities as well as
  • international organizations operating in the country and civil society;
  • Perform other related duties as required by the Director of the Human Rights Division;
  • Use the OHCHR database to enter cases and document allegations and violations of human rights
  • violations;
  • When working with national personnel or (non-)governmental counterparts, the Volunteer is strongly encouraged to set aside dedicated time for training, coaching, mentoring and capacity development.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Law, political science or social sciences; international specialized studies on human rights preferred.

24 Months

24 months of relevant experience in human rights. Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for Human Rights violations an asset. Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights, International law
  • Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Knowledge of international human rights instruments and rules for the protection and promotion of human rights;
  • Knowledge of international mechanisms to seek redress for Human Rights violations an asset;
  • Experience in drafting various documents, including reports on human rights issues, and in research will be an asset;
  • Experience in using databases
  • Field experience, including working on issues of protection of human rights defenders/victims or other groups at risk, will be an asset;
  • Willingness to work in difficult field locations;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic are desirable.

Yes

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Application deadline: 24-11-2020

Movement Control Assistant 24 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Movement Control Assistant

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
24 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 Chief Movement Control within the delegation of authority, the UNV Movement Control Assistant will undertake the following tasks within the Movement Control Section, Bamako:

  • Assist with determining the most efficient and cost–effective modes of transportation for passengers and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) within and/or outside a field mission.
  • Receives customer requests through Movement of Personnel (MOP) and Cargo Movement Request (CMR) Forms, for transportation of passengers and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) within and/or outside a field mission.
  • Coordinates required transportation activities with the Aviation, Transport and Riverine Units/Sections and/or commercial transportation service providers.
  • Develops air cargo loads.
  • Assures dangerous goods are transported in accordance with applicable international Dangerous Goods Regulations.
  • Plans, organizes, coordinates, and prioritizes assigned tasks.
  • Coordinates the Daily Flight Schedule with the Mission Air Operations Centre to meet cargo requirements as well as non-scheduled mission flights.
  • Liaises with other UN units/section, non-government and government organizations and intergovernmental agencies on immigration and custom matters.
  • Assist and analysing projected passenger and cargo flows to estimate required resources.
  • Process Special Flight Requests for movement of passengers and cargo that cannot be accommodated on regular scheduled flights.
  • Ensure safe, efficient, and economical movement support is provided to meet operational and administrative requirements of the mission.
  • Records statistical data on the movement of passengers and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) within and /or outside a field mission.
  • Receives excess personal luggage and cargo (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) from customers.
  • Prepares luggage and cargo for transportation (weighing, plastic wrapping, labelling etc.) in accordance with required destination.
  • Assist in planning and scheduling the movement of passengers and cargo from military and police units provided by Troops/Police Contributing Countries.
  • Plan and coordinate rotations, deployments, and repatriations of Military/Police

Contingents.

  • Coordinates the transportation arrangements to the embarkation facility.
  • Coordinates the provision of passenger and cargo handling services (including dangerous goods requiring special handling) in support of a field mission and monitors that all activities are carried out in accordance with the UN rules, regulations and applicable safety procedures.
  • Compiles, reviews, and distributes passenger and cargo manifests.
  • Briefs passenger of schedules, routes timing and safety requirements.
  • Maintain the electronic databases in accordance with the established procedures and deadlines.
  • Monitors that appropriate reference documents are current, readily available, and accessible to all relevant personnel.
  • Prepares operational reports and related statistical data.
  • Provide on the job training to the National staff members and Individual Contractors.

In addition:

  • Assists in developing the long-term plans and scheduling of the workload,
  • Assists in developing Movement Contingency Plans (for example mission evacuation plan).
  • Prepares report on suitability of use of routes, staging areas, ports airfield, road, and rail transhipment points as and when required.
  • Coordinates with other UN Agencies for movement related matters.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Secondary education

Minimum of high school or relevant diploma is required. Higher education, technical or vocational certificate in movement control, multi-modal transportation, airline operations, logistics management or a related field is advantageous.

36 Months

At least three (3) years of progressive experience in movement control, multi-modal transportation, airline operations, logistics management or a related field. Working knowledge of English (additional knowledge of French language is desirable but not a condition

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Multimodal transport, travel and dispatch management and Movement Control (MOVCON), Logistics and supply management
  • Microsoft Office
  • Additional knowledge of French language is desirable but not a condition)
Yes

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Application deadline: 24-11-2020

NCD Coordinator for The Gambia 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNITAR Gambia
UNITAR
Gambia
Banjul (GMB)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

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 The Gambia, 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 Coordinator for The Gambia based within the Ministry of Health will carry out the following tasks:

National NCD Capacity Building

  • Lead the development of The Gambia National NCD Strategy and Costed Action Plan.
  • 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.
  • 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 The Gambia, 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 The Gambia.

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 the Gambia.
  • 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 The Gambia 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 The Gambia.
  • Prepare briefing notes and/or presentations as requested for Government of The Gambia officials to showcase The Gambia’s work on tackling NCDs nationally and internationally.
  • Develop appropriate programme dashboards for the NCD Division at Ministry of Health.
  • 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
Public health, Monitoring and evaluation
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: 29 November 2020

Associate Electoral Reporting and Communications Officer 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
29 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 responsibility of the Director Electoral Affairs Division and the direct supervision of the Political and Legal Analyses, Communications, Reporting and Gender Head of Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Ensure that all field reports are received regularly and within set deadlines; Compile regular reports for the Electoral Division on major electoral developments and issues on the field, including immediate and longer-term problems;
  • Ensure timely reports of electoral matters in the assigned area of responsibility, as directed by the head of legal and political unit and in close coordination with relevant sections of the MINUSMA;
  • Draft daily sitreps, weekly sitreps, meetings minutes and SG reports in a timely manner and following instructions of the Head of Section. Ensures up-to-date information regarding substantive electoral matters in Mali and makes recommendations on actions to take;
  • Advise and report to the Mission on the baseline at national level regarding the relevant and most appropriate communication means, medias, awareness raising activities in the field of voters’ sensitization and mobilization taking into account the Malian context and constraints;
  • In consultation with the national Elections Management Bodies and Civil society organiza-tions develop an appropriate communication plan including awareness raising of the pop-ulation and officials on the electoral process;
  • Ensure media monitoring and arrange field visits to relevant national stakeholders in order to collect useful information related to the electoral and political processes in Mali;
  • In consultation with the national Elections Management Bodies, Civil society organizations dealing on women issues and the Mission’s Gender Unit, develop a gender and elections strategy focused on women participation. The strategy should include a gender action plan with indicators, targets and time bound outputs to advance women’s empowerment and promote gender equality in the electoral process;
  • Pursuant to the December 18, 2015 law, develop a participatory gender analysis examining the different needs, roles, downward sociological constraints that prevent women from get-ting access to elective functions; collect gender responsive baseline data relevant to plan-ning;
  • Provide advice for the design and implementation of an appropriate stakeholder involve-ment strategy related to the communication and gender aspects taking into account the national peculiarities;
  • Facilitate and guide appropriate alignment of communication and gender aspects of the Division with related activities of other government, donors and private sector-driven activ-ities.
  • As requested by the Division, assist with capacity building and other aspects of work plan designing to ensure communication, visibility and gender considerations are main-streamed;
  • Prepare and take part in meetings with stakeholders involved in the electoral process and other public events related to electoral assistance;
  • Perform other related duties as required
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Political/Social Sciences, International Relations, Law, Public Administration, languages, Communication or related fields. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in elections/reporting and related area in at least 2 countries. At least two years of experience in implementing, sup-porting or advising on electoral processes is required. United Nations electoral field expe-rience in a peacekeeping operation, political mission and/or a UN agency is desirable. Ex-perience in post-conflict situations and/or in developing countries or Mali will be an asset;
  • Strong knowledge in the field of electoral processes and high level of communication/gen-der issues and exchange of experience;
  • Experience in media monitoring, the collection of gender segregated data and capacity building;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Election management, International law
  • Great writing, analytical and communication skills; Capacity to dialogue with electoral and political actors as well as the ability to produce quality reports.
  • Must have a good mastery of Microsoft Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 29-11-2020

Officier de l’Information Publique (PIO) 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Kidal (MLI)
French,English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
29 November 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Chef de Bureau régional de Kidal, le/la Volontaire de l’ONU, Officier de l’Information Publique aura les tâches suivantes :

  • Assurer la mise en œuvre des programmes d'information pour faire connaître les questions

prioritaires et / ou les événements majeurs, y compris l'élaboration des plans d’action en ligne avec la stratégie de la Section et le plan de travail du bureau régional ; la coordination des activités, le suivi et l’élaboration de rapports d’activité ; faire les ajustements nécessaires ainsi que l'analyse des résultats.

  • Suivre et analyser l'actualité, l'opinion publique et la presse à Kidal, identifier les enjeux et les tendances, et conseiller la direction sur les actions / réponses appropriées.
  • Entreprendre des activités visant à promouvoir la visibilité de la Mission (par exemple des interviews, des vidéos et des photos pour des campagnes d’information et sensibilisation et autres activités spéciales) ; de questions prioritaires et/ou d'événements majeurs, notamment par la mise en place d’efforts proactifs de sensibilisation des leaders d’opinion et des communautés locales, des radios communautaires existantes dans la région de Kidal en proposant et en organisant des activités de proximité, ainsi que des formations (outreach) ; la dissémination de documents ; la proposition des programmes de visite pour les media et la facilitation des visites de presse ; le suivi approprié ainsi que l'analyse de l'impact de la couverture.
  • Travailler étroitement avec l’ensemble des sections civiles et la composante en uniforme (Force ; UNPOL) de la MINUSMA afin d’assurer leur participation à une communication efficace sur le terrain
  • Produire ou superviser la production de contenus multimédias spécifiques (articles, vidéo, photos, radio, imprimés, matériel de diffusion électronique, etc.) de diffusion de l'information à Kidal.
  • Produire du matériel de communication visant à transmettre de la manière la plus efficace

l'information / message approprié au public cible à Kidal, y compris : proposer des sujets,

entreprendre des recherches, déterminer les media appropriés et le public cible, préparer des plans de production, rédiger des projets, obtenir les autorisations nécessaires, finaliser les correspondances, éditer et coordonner l'approbation du projet, le processus d’impression et la distribution.

  • En consultation avec d’autres, identifier et proposer de nouvelles opportunités d’information, activités et approches, tenant compte de la situation donnée / du thème et du public cible; identifier les interlocuteurs clés / les groupes et les opportunités de partenariats stratégiques à Kidal visant à faciliter la circulation de l’information et à entretenir des relations de travail avec eux ; organiser ou participer à l'organisation de conférences et séminaires et préparer les documents d'information nécessaires aux hauts fonctionnaires qui doivent participer à ces événements ; répondre à une variété de questions et de demandes d’informations internes et externes ; préparer les correspondances appropriées.
  • En travaillant avec le personnel national ou homologues (non) gouvernementales, le/la Volontaire est fortement encouragé à dédier le temps nécessaire au renforcement des capacités à travers le coaching, le mentorat et la formation formelle ou informelle.
  • Appuyer la visibilité des projets à Impact Rapide (QIPs) de la MINUSMA, et la réalisation des QIPs sous le domaine SPIO.
Master degree or equivalent

Diplôme universitaire du niveau de la maîtrise (Masters) en communication, journalisme, relations internationales ou autre discipline apparentée. À défaut, un diplôme universitaire de premier cycle assorti d'expérience pertinente peut être acceptable.

36 Months

Au moins trois (3) ans d'expérience progressive dans le domaine de l’information publique, du

journalisme, des relations internationales, de l'administration publique ou dans un domaine connexe.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Associate Officer-Information Analyst 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bentiu (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
29 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 Team Leader, Field Integrated Operations Centre, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Providing situational awareness of Unity State, South Sudan, through the compilation of daily reports;
  • Reviewing all UN and non-UN information sources for drafting daily situational/operational reports on a 24/7 basis;
  • Submitting the daily report through the FIOC Team Leader to the Joint Operations Center at UNMISS headquarters in Juba for synthesis into external and internal situational/operational information;
  • Preparing analytical and technical briefings, reports, profiles and trend analyses on issues in Unity State, South Sudan;
  • Drafting Flash and Incidents Reports and any necessary updates, to meet the need for speedy and increased information flow in response to a significant event or during an emergency, crisis or rapidly deteriorating situation;
  • Ensuring that relevant written inputs are prepared for appropriate mission reports;
  • Collecting, collating and verifying reports from sections of the UNMISS Field Office in Unity;
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge and understanding of political, social and security issues;
  • Monitoring and gathering information on events or incidents that may affect the implementation or the safety of the Mission and its mandate;
  • Managing information to ensure its accessibility and utility;
  • Contributing to the DPKO database SAGE through the provision of inputs and coordination with sections of the UNMISS Field Office in Unity and the Joint Operations Center at UNMISS headquarters in Juba;
  • Performing other related duties as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Degree level: Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Masters degree would be well regarded; Lesser qualification with relevant experience.

Type of Degree: Degree in Political science, International Relations, Law, Conflict Management, Security or any related field required.

36 Months
  • Minimum three (3) years’ relevant experience in information analysis in conflict or post-conflict environment is required;
  • Experience in or knowledge of the conflict dynamics in South Sudan is highly desirable;
  • Previous experience in a Joint Operations Centre or Joint Mission Analysis Cell would be an added advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Political affairs and political reporting
  • Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • The candidate must have advanced skills in English drafting and report writing, analytical skills, databases, and presentation software as well as other electronic media;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness.
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 29-11-2020

Civil Affairs Officer 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Civil Affairs Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Yambio (SSD)
English
01 December 2020
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

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

Reporting to the Civil Affairs Team Leader at the field office level, the incumbent’s responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain contact with local government authorities, political leaders, traditional leaders, religious leaders, civil society groups and business people, as well as with representatives of local and international organisations and brief them on the mandate and activities of UNMISS, if so required;
  • Provide analysis on conflict management (prevention, mitigation, resolution) including related political, security, social and economic developments, youth and gender-related issues or any other significant developments in order to identify trends within the area of responsibility (AOR), and in support of the mission’s overall protection of civilians mandate;
  • Provide support to local level peace processes;
  • Provide accurate, timely and factual daily, weekly and monthly reports on conflict management, protection of civilians and peace process activities within the area of responsibility;
  • Assist with conducting VIP briefings and visits;
  • Collaborate and coordinate relevant activities, participate in meetings with other UN agencies and other bodies and institutions, including local and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating at the state/county level;
  • Undertake assessment missions to outlying villages and localities to build capacity in the area of conflict management and civic education, gather information, establish and maintain local level relationships;
  • Support the organisation of workshops either within CAD or in collaboration with others;
  • Undertake any other assignment, as may be directed by the Team leader and/or the Director/Deputy Head of the Civil Affairs Division.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree or advanced degree in conflict related studies, political-economy and/or any relevant social science discipline.

24 Months
  • At least two to three years relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience working in conflict situations in the area of conflict management: prevention, mitigation, resolution, essential;
  • Experience in a combination of good governance, democracy building and/or civic education highly regarded;
  • Knowledge of database management an asset;
  • Proven report-writing and analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • If deployed in remote locations, must have the background and experience in the field and managing remote team sites.
Yes

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 29-11-2020

Producteur Radio (SCPID) 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
Open

Producteur Radio (SCPID)

International Specialist
MINUSMA
Mali
Bamako (MLI)
French,English
Immediate
until 30 June 2021
29 November 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du chef de l’unité Radio, le/la Volontaire de l’ONU / Producteur Radio aura les tâches suivantes :

  • Participer à la planification, à l’organisation et à la coordination des opérations de l’unité Radio de la mission, conformément à son mandat;
  • Développer des idées de contenu et de grille d’antenne pour MIKADO FM qui émet 24h/24;
  • Lancer de nouveaux projets radio, et développer, rédiger et enregistrer, selon les besoins, des programmes de radio originaux, des spots, des reportages et programmes d’actualités pour diffusion en français;
  • Travailler avec l’équipe nationale à la production quotidienne de contenus de qualité sur les antennes de Mikado FM;
  • Créer des identités de programme, des thèmes musicaux, des styles, et superviser/entreprendre toute autre tâche de production;
  • Participer au renforcement des capacités des collègues nationaux à travers le coaching, le mentorat ou le partage d’expériences;
  • Participer au développement et à la mise en œuvre de la stratégie numérique de Mikado FM, incluant les réseaux sociaux, en veillant notamment à la qualité de la langue et des productions;
  • S’assurer de la mise en œuvre d’une programmation juste, équilibrée, impartiale et respectueuse des normes élevées en matière d’information;
  • Sous la direction du/de la Chef de la Radio, préparer des rapports périodiques sur l'état de mise en œuvre la stratégie de la radio;
  • Entretenir les relations de travail les autres sections de la MINUSMA, les agences des Nations Unies, les organisations non gouvernementales, la société civile dans le but d’enrichir la programmation de Mikado FM;
  • Développer des relations de travail avec le secteur des médias du pays hôte et au niveau international;
  • S’acquitter le cas échéant de toute autre tâche selon les besoins ;
Master degree or equivalent

Diplôme universitaire du niveau de Maîtrise en journalisme, communication ou autre discipline connexe. À défaut, un diplôme universitaire de premier cycle assorti d'une expérience professionnelle pertinente peut être acceptée.

36 Months

Au moins trois (3) ans d'expérience progressive dans le domaine du journalisme, de la communication, de l’information publique ou dans un domaine connexe.

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

La connaissance de langues nationales du Mali est un atout.

Yes

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

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Date limite pour postuler : 29-11-2020