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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Public Information Assistant 01 March 2020 Nat. Youth UNAMA Afghanistan
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
Immediate
until 31 December 2020
01 March 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Head, Print & Digital, the National Youth UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Develop an understanding of the breadth and depth of activities across Strategic Communications by working primarily on content generation for digital platforms in the Print & Digital team while also liaising with the Service’s other teams (Media Relations & Monitoring; Outreach; and Admin);
  • Support the production of information products, such as news updates and feature-length content for dissemination via the mission’s digital media platforms and through traditional channels, such as Afghan media outlets;
  • Contribute to day-to-day communications activities by preparing recommendations, reports and briefings designed to facilitate communication and engagement with key target audiences inside and outside Afghanistan;
  • Coordinate with colleagues and partners to gather and disseminate information on assigned topics/issues, and collect information from diverse sources to prepare background materials and update communication products;
  • Act as coordinator, as requested, on specific issues, special projects, outreach activities, press conferences, and other work;
  • Track, research and provide analysis and reports on assigned issues;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of degree: Preferably in Communications, Mass Media, Cultural Studies, Journalism, Political Science or Related Field

Preferably in communications, publishing, journalism, politics, or related field.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting

Preferably in communications, publishing, journalism, politics, or related field.

Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Package.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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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.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Afghanistan and legal residents in Afghanistan 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: 01 March 2020

Partnerships and Communications Analyst 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Nigeria
UNDP
Nigeria
Abuja (NGA)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
01 March 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Head of Communication and Partnerships Unit or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will carryout the following functions:

  • Strategic advocacy and partnership development: · Support the development and implementation of the Communication and Partnership Action Plan (CPAP) to facilitate development of new partnerships, mobilise resources and enhance UNDP’s visibility. Support advocacy activities and recommendations with a view to positioning UNDP strongly; and · Analyze local donor trends in the UNDP funding landscape, especially those tailored towards supporting outcomes under the country office’s priority activities.
  • Support to mobilization of non-core resources: · Provide effective and efficient support to COs efforts towards mobilization of non-core resources in all aspects of resource mobilization; · Identify and develop opportunities for non-core resource mobilization and advise on appropriate strategies and approaches to seize them; and · Contribute to the development of in-house strategies and procedures for non-core resource mobilization, including through strategic partners.
  • Effective donor relations: · Based on in-depth knowledge of local environment, identify targeted interventions to mobilize support for UNDP and influence positively resident donors’ funding allocation and related decision-making processes; and · Build, nurture and maintain effective internal and external working relations, including with relevant partners implementing donor-funded activities.
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing: · Identification and formulation of lessons learned and recommendations to be integrated into broader CO knowledge management efforts; · Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice; and · Organization and conduct of trainings on RM and partnerships building in the Country Office.Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced University Degree in International Development, Economics, Political or Social

Sciences, or any Development related field.

60 Months
  • Minimum five (5) years of professional experience in development cooperation, including at country-level;
  • Significant experience in partnership building, communication and resource mobilization;
  • Experience in strategy development and donor and UN partnerships/public relations at the international level;
  • Experience in development financing will be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

Outstanding analytical capability, ability to position UNDP politically and strategically, and knowledge and competency to shape corporate policy;

Strong understanding of global development issues;

Familiarity with UNDP policies and procedures and practice areas;

Proven oral and written communications skills and demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills;

Strong teamwork, and proven ability to work in a complex multi-cultural environment;

Very strong initiative-taker.

Capacity to move complex processes forward to achieve articulated results, work at varying levels and on different projects simultaneously (personal organization, and ability for multi-tasking). Ability to work under pressure, and to live comfortably with change; · Superior networking capability, paired with strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills; substantive ability and presence to represent UNDP, as well as to interact effectively with senior management and with other units around results

Supervisory skills and experience; ability to work as part of a team in a constantly evolving work environment.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness

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Application deadline: 1 March 2020

Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer 01 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNOCHA Lebanon
UNOCHA
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
Arabic,English,French
Immediate
10 months
01 March 2020

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

Under the immediate supervision of a P-3 Humanitarian Affairs Officer in Beirut, the Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer will perform the following tasks:

  1. Provide support in the collection and analysis of information in Arabic on the humanitarian situation and response in Lebanon, as well as on political developments impacting the humanitarian situation in Lebanon, particularly focusing on Government websites, the Official Gazette and other public sources; analyze and summarize this information in English concisely;
  2. Support the coordination and management of the Access Task Force, including collecting information from NGOs regarding operational/bureaucratic/administrative incidents across Lebanon, analyzing trends and preparing analytical papers/talking points on the evolution of the humanitarian space in the country;
  3. Support information tracking required for early-warning of potential emergencies and provide support to strengthening preparedness activities mapping and the annual Contingency Planning process, as well as any other emergency planning/response tools as required;
  4. Collect and contribute information to update relevant OCHA products (SitReps, governorate profiles, fact sheets, etc.);
  5. Draft a wide range of written reports, documents and communications providing up-to-date analysis on trends and developments on the humanitarian/political situation, e.g. letters, speeches, background papers, talking points, briefings, presentations, etc., as required;
  6. Establish or strengthen partnerships with NGOs (particularly Local NGOs), civil society and local communities, to strengthen local level networks and gather information from the field; ensure humanitarian information flow from OCHA to partners and vice versa, and help ensure their participation in the operations and coordination mechanisms;
  7. Provide verbal and written translation assistance on a regular basis for key OCHA information products and documents, both internal and external;
  8. Participate in relevant Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (LCRP) Sector meetings and regional Inter-Agency meetings, as required;
  9. Perform other duties as requested by the Supervisor and/or Head of Office.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, political science, international relations or international law;
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in the development or humanitarian fields or other relevant programmes; prior experience with OCHA is an asset;
    • Strong theoretical and practical background in economics, analysis and humanitarian affairs;
  • Demonstrated adequate technical experience and know-how to undertake the necessary analytical work needed to monitor and analyze humanitarian trends in Lebanon;
  • Direct experience working with refugees (e.g. providing legal aid or volunteering in a refugee organization);
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Lebanon’s political system, currents and trends;
  • 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 humanitarian work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
No

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

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.
b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail
c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments
f. Click “Submit my profile”
g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer (LBNR000285) click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer (LBNR000285)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) and Repatriation (DDRR) Assistant 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Kanga Bandoro (CAF)
French
Immediate
until 30 June 2020 with possibility of extension
01 March 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 DDR team leader, the UN Volunteer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the Community Violence Reduction (CVR) field operations, undertaken in partnership with national and international partners, and support the DDR operations undertaken by the National entity in charge the National DDRR Programme;

  • Monitor DDR operation and CVR-related activities through field missions as required;

  • Coordinate logistics arrangements for field missions, for repatriation of ex-combatants, for DDR and CVR operations;

  • Contribute to DDR and CVR sensitization and public information efforts;

  • Organize interviews of ex-combatants and their dependents, as needed;

  • Participate in and facilitate information-gathering, monitoring and reporting on issues related to armed groups dynamics and on security in the area of responsibility. Contribute to the drafting of daily and weekly situation reports;

  • Contribute to research and analysis of information and the preparation of analytical papers;

  • Assist with technical inputs in the planning and evaluation of DDR and CVR operations and related reporting.

  • Contribute to documenting Lessons Learned and Best Practices in DDR operations in the CAR.

  • 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;

  • Assist the team leader in the preparation of high-level visits.

  • Assist Director, deputy Director and other DDR staff at MINUSCA headquarters or on special missions as required.

  • Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

· Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant

UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark

International Volunteer Day);

· Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;

· Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in

Ongoing reflection activities;

· Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites,

Newsletters, press releases, etc.

· Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;

· Promote or advice local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local

Individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically

Possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree) in Political Science, Social Science, International Relations, Conflict

Analysis/Management/Resolution or equivalent, is required.

24 Months

Two (2) years of experience with international conflict, post-conflict, humanitarian response or community development context. . Previous work experience in DDR, CVR, work with government officials, the non-governmental organizations, international organizations and bilateral agencies is an advantage. Experience in project management or project implementation at community level - related to DDR, CVR or economic recovery in conflict/post-conflict settings - is desirable.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation

Degree level: Bachelor's degree

Type of Degree: Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree) in Political Science, Social Science, International Relations, Conflict.

Analysis/Management/Resolution or equivalent, is required.

Years and type of work experience: Two (2) years of experience with international conflict, post-conflict, humanitarian response or community development context. . Previous work experience in DDR, CVR, work with government officials, the non-governmental organizations, international organizations and bilateral agencies is an advantage. Experience in project management or project implementation at community level - related to DDR, CVR or economic recovery in conflict/post-conflict settings - is desirable.

Others Skills: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.

Language: Fluency in French (oral and written) and a good knowledge of English (oral and written) is required.

Driving license required: Yes

Computer skills: Excellent computer skills, including: Word Processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, Internet is required

B) Competencies and values:

Professionalism: Demonstrated expertise in area of specialty and ability to apply good judgment; high

degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; willingness to accept wide

responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures in a politically sensitive environment, while exercising discretion, impartiality and neutrality; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented; Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Planning and organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; Identifies priority activities and assignments; Adjusts priorities as required; Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; Uses time efficiently.

Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; Listens to others, correctly interpretsmessages from others and responds appropriately; Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; Tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

Yes

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Application deadline: 01-03-2020

Chargé.e d’appui aux programmes de lutte contre la violence fondée sur le Genre 01 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Tunisia
UNFPA
Tunisia
Tunis (TUN)
Arabic,French,English
02 March 2020
6 months
01 March 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe de la coordinatrice Genre et Droits Reproductifs le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Assurer le suivi programmatique et financier des activités relatives à la violence fondée sur le genre et à la promotion des droits reproductifs.
  • Fournir un appui technique aux divers partenaires.
  • Réaliser des visites de suivi sur le terrain.
  • Réaliser un travail de reporting sur le projet.
  • Rédiger des rapports de séminaires/ateliers en français et en anglais, des briefings notes et notes de synthèse sur des questions spécifiques.
  • Appuyer la logistique et l’organisation de séminaires/conférences/réunions/ateliers.
Master degree or equivalent

Diplôme universitaire de deuxième cycle en relations internationales, droit, sciences sociales, gestion ou autre domaine pertinent.

36 Months
  • Une expérience professionnelle de 3 ans est requise;
  • Une expérience dans le domaine du développement international est un atout;
  • Une expérience dans le système des Nations Unies est un atout;
  • La connaissance du contexte tunisien en matière de lutte contre les violences fondées sur le genre est un atout.
  • D’excellentes capacités de communication et de travail en équipe.
  • Des qualités relationnelles et des aptitudes à gérer le stress.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme/project administration, Gender equality and the advancement of women, Other development programme/project experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Technological Awareness

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1. Créez votre profil sur la base de données de talents du Programme VNU https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup

2. Remplissez toutes les sections et soumettez votre profil

3. Allez sur My Page https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage et cliquez sur ‘Special Calls’. Sélectionnez le ‘Special Call’ pour lequel vous souhaitez présenter votre candidature. Vous pourrez filtrer les opportunités par pays, catégorie etc.

Mettez à jour régulièrement votre profil sur VMAM pour booster votre carrière.

Les indemnités des Volontaires des Nations Unies :

En plus d’une couverture médicale et assurance vie durant l’affectation, les Volontaires des Nations Unies ont droit à des indemnités qui peuvent être consultées en visitant le lien ci-dessous et en indiquant (i) le pays de l'affectation i.e. Tunisie et (ii) la catégorie de Volontariat : VNU National Spécialiste (National Specialist)

Lien vers le calcul des allocations des Volontaires https://vmam.unv.org/calculator/entitlements

Date limite de soumission : 01/03/2020.

Civil Affairs Officer 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Civil Affairs Officer

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Bentiu, Kuajok (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2020 with possibility of extension
01 March 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: 01-03-2020

Administrative and Finance Assistant 01 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Lebanon
UNDP
Lebanon
Saida/Sidon (LBN)
English,Arabic
01 March 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 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 South Governor of Lebanon and overall guidance and reporting to the UNDP Area Manager in the South, the UNV Administrative and Finance Assistant will:

  • Administrative: Provide administrative support to the Governorate of South in all administrative aspects (day to day correspondence, filing, letters, emails, events, workshops, meetings; minutes of meetings, reporting etc.).
  • E-Governance: systemize all data gathered at the Governorate level using GIS, map and analysis using the latest tools available within the governorate; in addition to setting a system for claims and citizen services at the Governorate level.
  • Coordination: ensure coordination between municipalities, cazas and the Governorate and between community-based organizations and international agencies working in the Governorate of South, as directed by the Governor and in close coordination with UNDP South Area Office. This includes organization, reporting and follow-up of periodic meetings, projects and activities, in addition to attending the Inter-Agency meeting in the South and other relevant Sector Working Groups.
  • Disaster Risk Reduction: ensure coordination among various stakeholders within the Governorate and the National Disaster Risk Management (DRM) unit at the Presidency of Council of Ministers based on guidance and direction of the Governor and in close coordination with UNDP South Area Office. Facilitate and coordinate the work of the DRM unit at the Governorate level.
  • Communication: enhance communication between the Governorate and stakeholders including citizens using social media tools.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in in one of the following fields: Social Sciences; Engineering, Admin and finance, communication, disaster risk reduction, or any related fields;
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Administrative and finance support;
  • Knowledge of GIS Python, and Revit softwares.
  • 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 UNDP’s Social and Local Development support, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Administration and administrative assistance
No

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

1.Go to https://vmam.unv.org/

2.If not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool, please register your profile following below steps:

a. Click on “Candidate Signup”, enter your basic personal information and click “Sign Up”.
b. You will receive a notification e-mail to your registered e-mail
c. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
d. Complete all the required sections under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
e. If you have more than one nationality, make sure to add Lebanon as your current nationality otherwise your application will not be considered for national UNV assignments
f. Click “Submit my profile”
g. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Administrative and Finance Assistant (LBNR000288) click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

3.If already registered in the UNV Talent Pool:

a. Update your profile under “My Profile” (Personal Information, Addresses, Qualifications, Experiences, References). Under Personal Information section, please make sure to tick the box “I am interested in serving as a volunteer” and select “National only” or “Both national and international”. Do not select “International only”.
b. Go to “My Page” -> Click on “Special Calls” -> search for “Administrative and Finance Assistant (LBNR000288)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Telecommunications Technician 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2020
01 March 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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Operations Assistant 01 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNWomen Senegal
Open

Operations Assistant

National Specialist
UNWomen
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
01 March 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Procurement Associate the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Procurement

  1. Participate in the coordination of the procurement processes for the Regional Office
  • Provide inputs to the preparation of procurement plans for RO operations section;
  • Review procurement requests and initiate micro purchasing and call-off-order procedures for office and projects equipment, supplies and services;
  • Ensure the payment process of procured goods/services and submission to finance section
  • Receive and safeguard quotations, bids or proposals submitted in envelop.
  • Ensure R/PRC Secretary role in charge of preparing the R/PRC meeting, convening the R/PRC chair and members, prepare and share the R/RPC minutes.
  • Create vendors profile for RO.

Asset Management

  1. Assist the procurement Associate for the proper control of assets
  • Provide inventory reports;
  • Coordinate the inventory and physical verification for the RO and Programme Presence;
  • Ensure monitoring of RO leases, periodic lease certification including Programme Presence leases.
  • Update the databases or other relevant electronic management systems with asset, custodian and procurement data for use by CO/ MCO, Regional Office and HQ;

Administration:

  1. Provide administration support to the Regional office
  • Follow up on Travel Expenses Submission and Prepare the Travel Month End Report
  • Make catering arrangement for indoors Meetings
  • Prepare fuel reconciliation report
  • Prepare the petty cash reconciliation monthly
  • Prepare VAT and customs letter
  1. Building maintenance
  • Assisting on daily building management on all aspects of office maintenance (plumbing, carpentry) and maintain a log of work performed;

Bachelor degree or equivalent
36 Months

Demonstrated interest and/or experience in Procurement & Administration management

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Administration and administrative assistance, Other finance, economics and administration related experience
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience in Procurement & Administration management
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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Date limite pour postuler : 01-03-2020

Human Rights and Transitional Justice Specialist 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
01 July 2020
12 months
01 March 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief Technical Advisor for Rule of Law and Program Manager, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Human Rights and Transitional Justice Specialist will perform the following tasks:

Provision of advice and technical support:

  • Advise the state level stakeholders in improving or establishing sustainable mechanisms for human rights and transitional justice mechanisms and processes;
  • Advise the stakeholders on policies, strategies, systems, methods of management and training needs of human rights actors and stakeholders in the transitional justice area;
  • Liaise with the Chief Technical Advisor to provide overall technical guidance on matters of government policy on human rights respect and transitional justice and coordinate with Rule of Law and Security Specialists to implement these issues with the states;
  • Put in place policies, strategies and systems for effective human rights promotion and protection, and inclusive transitional justice;
  • Collect and issue updates on activities on human rights and transitional justice including changes in legislation and national or regional strategies or action plans.

Capacity building of state level stakeholders:

  • Support state institutions to develop and implement policies, strategies, systems and action plans for the establishment of effective human rights and transitional justice mechanisms;
  • Support the development and practice of promoting a focus on vulnerable groups, communities and victims in human rights and transitional justice processes and mechanisms;
  • Develop and implement capacity building strategies to meet the capacity and training needs of the state institutions involved in transitional justice and human rights protection;
  • Support community-based organizations and groups, state government, traditional authorities and vulnerable groups to participate, engage in and benefit from transitional justice and human rights processes and mechanisms;
  • Promote skills for mainstreaming gender, applying a human rights-based approach and support to vulnerable groups into reform priorities of and services provided by human rights and transitional justice mechanisms;
  • Coordinate and manage implementation of capacity building support to human rights and transitional justice;
  • Identify and support initiatives for victim support to advise, empower and facilitate victims’ groups to participate and benefit from transitional justice processes and mechanisms;
  • Organize and/or conduct human rights and transitional justice trainings and public information activities.

Support to Program planning and implementation:

  • Provide substantial inputs to program planning, implementation and monitoring, including drafting of relevant project documents such as memos, briefs, talking points, meeting debriefs, minutes;
  • Develop detailed Program Annual Work Plans for the human rights and transitional justice initiatives together with the Program Specialists deployed at state level, and provide inputs to develop the consolidated Program Annual Work Plans;
  • Support development of ToRs for Small Grants, oversee the work of beneficiaries of Small Grants Facility, and ensure quality of outputs in keeping with grants applications;
  • Implement program work plans in the state and supervise UNDP supported work undertaken in the state as and when required.
  • Submit quarterly analytical reports and provide inputs into other reporting requirements to the donor and M&E activities in the rule of law area to the Program Manager on work done and further prospects as decided by the program.
  • Support the program management to develop necessary documentation (concept notes, briefs, and fundraising notes) to operationalize and steer programmatic initiatives and activities;

Facilitation of the strategic partnerships:

  • Develop strong working relationships with all national and state stakeholders, traditional justice institutions, CSOs and international partners;
  • Liaise with partners and facilitate communication on Program-related activities including organizing joint thematic learning and networking events on human rights and transitional justice topics;
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with local civil society and community groups to facilitate project implementation, as well as identify issues, risks, priorities, and opportunities that support effective project implementation;
  • Liaise with and establish strong working relationships with other UN agencies and international organizations to promote a coordinated approach to the development and implementation of human rights and transitional justice programs;

Knowledge management and communication of results:

  • Collect Program monitoring data on a regular basis and issue updates on activities in the rule of law area including changes in legislation and national or regional strategies or action plans;
  • Monitor the key interventions of the Program on rule of law particularly for vulnerable groups such as victims of past abuses, IDPs, children, the elderly, and survivors of SGBV;
  • Monitor and report on human rights and transitional justice issues locally, and identify emerging trends using program mapping and other available data;
  • Communicate results based on corporate principles of gender-responsive communications and non-discriminatory language.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:

  • Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
  • Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
  • Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities.
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;

Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.

Master degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in either law, human rights or international relations

First university degree in Law, Human Rights, Political Science, Social Sciences or related field from an accredited/recognized institute

.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in planning, developing, managing and monitoring legal, human rights, transitional justice and justice sector reform processes.
  • High-level planning, facilitation, communication and capacity development skills with a demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and skills in a complex institutional environment
  • Experience of working in conflict/post-conflict settings;
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating with and reporting on the work of diverse teams and financial resources at international level.
    • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
    • 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;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Legal training, International law
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in planning, developing, managing and monitoring legal, human rights, transitional justice and justice sector reform processes.
  • High-level planning, facilitation, communication and capacity development skills with a demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and skills in a complex institutional environment
  • Experience of working in conflict/post-conflict settings;
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating with and reporting on the work of diverse teams and financial resources at international level.
    • Other desired/mandatory required technical knowledge
    • 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;

b) Competencies and values:

  • Building and promoting partnerships across the organisation and beyond
  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to Sound knowledge of UNDP’s procedures, rules and regulations;; discretion, political sensitivity, diplomacy and tact to deal with clients; ability to apply good judgement; ability to liaise and coordinate with a range of different actors, especially in senior positions; where appropriate, high degree of autonomy, personal initiative and ability to take ownership; resourcefulness and willingness to accept wide responsibilities and ability to work independently under established procedures; ability to manage information objectively, accurately and confidentially; responsive and client-oriented;
  • Integrity: demonstrate the values and ethical standards of the UN and UNDP in daily activities and behaviours while acting without consideration of personal gains; resist undue political pressure in decision-making; stand by decisions that are in the organization’s interest even if they are unpopular; take prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour; does not abuse power or authority;
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
  • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
  • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
  • Communication: proven interpersonal skills; good spoken and written communication skills, including ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to conduct presentations, articulate options and positions concisely; ability to make and defend recommendations; ability to communicate and empathize with staff (including national staff), military personnel, volunteers, counterparts and local interlocutors coming from very diverse backgrounds; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNDP’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
  • Ensuring effective use of resources

Functional Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to provide and advocate for policy advice;
  • In-depth knowledge of human rights and transitional justice issues;
  • Ability to clearly and articulately present concepts and strategies on a broad range of issues.
  • Proven knowledge of programme and financial management as well as administration of rule of programmes and services;
  • Concrete skills in conceptualizing strategies and transitional justice and human rights interventions.
  • Ability to perform and adapt to complex and changing political, social, and economic contexts.
  • Promotes a knowledge-sharing culture in the office;
  • Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programs, particularly in the justice sector;
  • Focuses on impact and results for the client and responds positively to feedback;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Fosters a strong team approach to optimize results delivery;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Communicates effectively with staff at all levels of the organization;
No

Professionalism

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