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Social Inclusion Officer 17 July 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Pakistan
UNDP
Pakistan
Islamabad (PAK)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
17 July 2020

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

The Social Inclusion Officer will report to Programme Specialist, Youth Empowerment Programme and undertake the following tasks:

  1. Support the Youth Social Inclusion and Engagement Specialist in the design and implementation of activities to ensure inclusion of marginalized youth groups.
  2. Support the Youth Social Inclusion and Engagement Specialist in conducting research and analysis on the situation of marginalized youth in Pakistan, and provide recommendations.
  3. Support advocacy activites carried out by the project to pomote youth inclusion and engagement.
  4. Engage regularly with project partners to promote inclusion for people living with disabilities.
  5. Provide inputs on steps that the UNDP Pakistan Office could take to ensure increased inclusivity and accessibility for people with disabilities.

Furthermore, participants in the Talent Programme are required to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge on the SDGs and the United Nations Development System
  • 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);
  • Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNDP and UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
  • 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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Hold a Bachelor level, degree or be enrolled in a university degree at Master level in development studies, or any related field in humanities and social sciences
  • Demonstrated commitment to social inclusion and knowledge of the challenges faced by marginalized groups
  • Interest in the UN and adaptability to a multicultural environment
  • Strong commitment to working for sustainable development and human rights
  • Interest in developing project management, policy and advocacy skills
12 Months
  • Previous work experience will be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Other development programme/project experience
No

Application procedure:

To be eligible to apply for this assignment, candidates should be living with a disability.

How to apply: Applicants need to register their profile with UNV Talent Pool via https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup before applying for any assignments.

Then please apply via the "Apply" link below. On your profile, kindly select the response “yes” to the question whether you consider yourself a person living with a disability. Should you require special arrangements to facilitate the interview and assessment during the selection process, please indicate this in the “special remarks” field in your profile.

For assistance related to the registration, kindly contact email@unv.org.pk

Application deadline: 17 July 2020

Oficial de Terreno 19 July 2020 Int. Specialist UNVMC Colombia
Open

Oficial de Terreno

International Specialist
UNVMC
Colombia
Apartado, Remedios, Quibdo, Anori, Fonseca, Sincelejo, San Vicente del Caguan (COL)
English,Spanish
06 September 2020
until 31 December 2020 with possibility of extension
19 July 2020

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

Bajo la coordinación y supervisión del líder de equipo local, el/la VNU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Visitar con frecuencia áreas de reunión y poblados cercanos para familiarizarse con las dinámicas que operan en el terreno, identificar desafíos que enfrentan las partes firmantes, preocupaciones de las comunidades afectadas y apoyar en su resolución;
  • Construir relaciones sólidas y productivas con las contrapartes, los actores y comunidades locales, en coordinación con sus supervisores;
  • Brindar apoyo a su equipo en la implementación de todas las actividades relacionadas con el mandato de la Misión: relacionamiento con y de las partes y comunidades, actividades de monitoreo y verificación, actualización de bases de datos, elaboración de informes, seguimiento de incidentes y presuntas violaciones del Acuerdo, recomendación y ejecución de acciones preventivas y correctivas y asesoramiento a sus supervisores;
  • Redactar informes diarios, quincenales y mensuales de gran calidad, tanto en forma como en contenido, sobre las actividades y los resultados correspondientes de su equipo;
  • Servir de enlace entre contrapartes de la ONU y otros actores presentes en el área de responsabilidad;
  • Informar sobre el mandato de la Misión y el alcance de sus actividades;
  • Desempeñar funciones adicionales, de ser necesario, según lo indicado por sus supervisores.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Carrera: Sociología, Ciencias Políticas, Derecho, Economía, Relaciones Internacionales, Administración de Empresas y otras Ciencias Sociales o carreras afines en el campo de Humanidades.
36 Months
  • Requisito de un mínimo de 3 años de experiencia en un nivel progresivo de responsabilidad en el áreas específica (prevención, mitigación, resolución y reconciliación en situaciones de crisis y de conflictos) u otras relacionadas (ej. relacionamiento con comunidades, sociedad civil, autoridades locales, ONGs, misiones políticas o de mantenimiento de la paz y/o derechos humanos y operaciones de desarrollo o humanitarias);
  • Experiencia (deseable) en realizar múltiples funciones simultáneas bajo estrés, en entornos inseguros y potencialmente hostiles, en condiciones de vida austeras y durante períodos prolongados de tiempo;
  • Experiencia (deseable) trabajando en entornos multiculturales y dinámicos, relacionándose con personas de origen cultural y opiniones diferentes y con condiciones contractuales distintas;
  • Experiencia (deseable) en manejo de la confidencialidad de la información;
  • Experiencia (deseable) en la inclusión de enfoques de género y étnico.
  • Experiencia (deseable) en America Latina.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Human rights, Political affairs and political reporting, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations
  • Competencias informaticas: Habilidades en informática, incluyendo la plena competencia en diversas aplicaciones de MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.) y otras aplicaciones de tecnología informática y equipos de tecnología de oficina.
Yes

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

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypageand click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypageand click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 19-July-2020 at 23:59hrs (Germany time zone)

Chargé de communication junior auprès de la Direction Générale de la Jeunesse en Tunisie 19 July 2020 Nat. Specialist UNDP Tunisia
UNDP
Tunisia
Tunis (TUN)
Arabic,French
Immediate
6 months
19 July 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Conseiller technique principal du projet Tamkeen du PNUD Tunisie, le/la Jeune Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Accompagner le MJS dans l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre d’une stratégie de communication efficiente, autour de la vision sectorielle de la jeunesse et axée sur le renforcement de :
    • la perception et de la compréhension des citoyens, de son mandat et de ses actions ;
    • les relations avec ses partenaires techniques financiers ;
  • Soutenir le MJS dans l’élaboration et la production de support de communication didactiques (affiches, flyer, video, etc) permettant la dissémination auprès / l’appropriation des citoyens, en particulier des jeunes et du personnel de jeunesse, de la vision sectorielle de la jeunesse ;
  • Assister l'équipe de communication du MJS dans ses démarches avec les prestataires liés à la production d’outils de communication ;
  • Soutenir l'équipe de communication du PNUD dans l'organisation des activités conjointes avec le MJS.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Licence en communication ou tout autre domaine pertinent à la nature du poste.

24 Months
  • Au minimum 2 ans d’expérience professionnelle dans le domaine de la communication et du conseil auprès de clients instutionnels et/ou privés ;
  • Une expérience auprès de la société civile ou d’une institution sépcialisée dans le domaine de la jeunesse serait un atout.
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Web and graphic design, Development programme/project administration
  • Bonne Maitrise d’au moins un des logiciels suivants (Photoshop, Illustrator ou InDesign) ;
No

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

Comment devenir Volontaire des Nations Unies ?
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 , (ii) la catégorie de Volontariat : VNU National Spécialiste (National Specialist) et (iii) la durée de l’affectation.

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

Date limite de soumission : 19/07/2020.

Academic and Cultural Facilitator 19 July 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRWA Lebanon
UNRWA
Lebanon
Beirut (LBN)
French,English
01 September 2020
12 months
19 July 2020

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

The UN Volunteer will work in two UNRWA Francophone schools (Beirut, Ras El Ain and Saida at Sakhra school) under the responsibility of the UNRWA French Office and in liaison with school principals and teachers.

Under the direct supervision of French Advisor and French Linguistic Attaché, and in connection with principals and teachers, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

For students:

- Reinforce French language level;

- Organize Recreational, physical education and artistic activities including linguistics objectives;

- Organize Cultural and scientific activities with the French Institutes of Lebanon (francophone);

- Support special needs students during French class;

- Support the organization of “Francophonie” events (show competition, video competition);

- Prepare students to take the DELF Prim and DELF school exams and assist the organization of the DELF school exam (if competence and authorization of the CIEP);

- Provide homework support;

- Cooperate with any NGO project taking place in the school in order to enhance language abilities or cultural openness.

For teachers:

- Design Pedagogical support (in liaison with the pedagogical Adviser of the French Office);

- Support teachers during French lesson;

- Give Conversation classes

For Parents and school staff:

- Give French courses for beginners;

- Organize workshops for parents within the school.

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. pedagogy or area related to education;
36 Months

Mandatory experience in:

• Teaching FLE/FLS;

• Designing teaching resources;

• Assessing French language competencies (DELF);

• Carrying out cultural and/or social projects;

• Animating artistic and/or scientific activities within the framework of project-based teaching/pedagogy (theatre, photo, video, songs, writing, sciences, sport ...)

  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in education programme or other relevant programmes; experience with schools is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Valid national driver’s license;
  • 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 institutional or non-institutional support for refugees, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Early childhood, compulsory and higher education
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 “Academic and Cultural Facilitator (LBNR000321) 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 “Academic and Cultural Facilitator (LBNR000321)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Academic and Cultural Facilitator 19 July 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRWA Lebanon
UNRWA
Lebanon
Tripoli (LBN) (LBN)
French,English
01 September 2020
12 months
19 July 2020

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

The UN Volunteer will work in two UNRWA Francophone schools Tripoli ( Beddawi camp, Majdal school and Nahr El Bared camp at Ein Karem school) under the responsibility of the UNRWA French Office and in liaison with school principals and teachers.

Under the direct supervision of French Advisor and French Linguistic Attaché, and in connection with principals and teachers, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

For students:

- Reinforce French language level;

- Organize Recreational, physical education and artistic activities including linguistics objectives;

- Organize Cultural and scientific activities with the French Institutes of Lebanon (francophone);

- Support special needs students during French class;

- Support the organization of “Francophonie” events (show competition, video competition);

- Prepare students to take the DELF Prim and DELF school exams and assist the organization of the DELF school exam (if competence and authorization of the CIEP);

- Provide homework support;

- Cooperate with any NGO project taking place in the school in order to enhance language abilities or cultural openness.

For teachers:

- Design Pedagogical support (in liaison with the pedagogical Adviser of the French Office);

- Support teachers during French lesson;

- Give Conversation classes

For Parents and school staff:

- Give French courses for beginners;

- Organize workshops for parents within the school.

Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. pedagogy or area related to education;
36 Months

Mandatory experience in:

• Teaching FLE/FLS;

• Designing teaching resources;

• Assessing French language competencies (DELF);

• Carrying out cultural and/or social projects;

• Animating artistic and/or scientific activities within the framework of project-based teaching/pedagogy (theatre, photo, video, songs, writing, sciences, sport ...)

  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in education programme or other relevant programmes; experience with schools is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Valid national driver’s license;
  • 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 institutional or non-institutional support for refugees, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Early childhood, compulsory and higher education
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 “Academic and Cultural Facilitator (LBNR000322) 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 “Academic and Cultural Facilitator (LBNR000322)”, click Apply then press "Submit my Application”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Nurse 19 July 2020 Int. Specialist AMI Iraq
Open

Nurse

International Specialist
AMI
Iraq
Baghdad (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
19 July 2020

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

Within delegated authority, the UNV Nurse will be responsible for the following duties:

Attend the day-to-day activities at the clinic on a full-time basis and go on-call 24/7 when required. Respond to emergency calls and assist the Medical Officers in providing medical care. Perform ECG, and other medical exams such as blood tests, glucose, cholesterol, and urine exams, as required. Maintain and organize the medical clinic for any emergency, identifies and plans for clinics’ required consumables/ supplies and equipment requirements, and raise lists accordingly. Assess the needs of clients visiting the clinic ensuring good bedside manners, provide care/advice accordingly, and facilitate referral to the UN Medical Officer/ identified level 2 hospital. Assist in providing health education and participate in addressing work environment, occupational health, and other specific health issues. Maintains medical inventory and supplies and distributes medical supplies to outstations. Assist in the pharmacy, arrangement of the drugs, and medical supplies. Assist/escort in medevac procedures, arrange and prepare the body of the deceased before repatriation of the dead body. Performs other duties as and when required.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

]Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in clinical, intensive care, and health administration. Experience in UN mission administration with knowledge and understanding of relevant UN administrative policies and procedures is an asset. Experienced in planning, training, and responding mass casualty is desirable.

60 Months

Certificate as Registered Professional Nurse to practice by a recognized and accredited national institution or nursing board is required. Technical or vocational certificate in a nursing programme, ECG, BLS, PHTLS, and ATLS is an asset. First level bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in nursing or related field is desirable with a minimum of 5 years of clinical experience is required. Previous UN medical system/international medical experience is desirable​.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Nursing and midwifery

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is required.

Yes

Client Orientation, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 19th July 2020

Medical Doctor 19 July 2020 Int. Specialist AMI Iraq
Open

Medical Doctor

International Specialist
AMI
Iraq
Erbil (IRQ)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
19 July 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 the Chief Medical Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Medical doctor will:

Responsibilities

Within the limits of delegated authority, the Medical officer will be responsible for performing the following duties: Clinical Duties:

1) Attend the United Nations Clinic on a full-time basis

2) Respond to acute emergencies in line with international protocols such as advance cardiovascular life support and advanced trauma life support management or Pre-Hospital Trauma life support

3) Be able to do triage and primary stabilization

4) Undertake day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. walk-in clinic, pre-placement and periodic medical examinations and immunizations;

5) Provide health education;

6) Participate in addressing work environment and occupational health issues

7) Undertake medical examinations for UN personnel.

8) Diagnose and recommend treatment to all staff visiting the Clinic daily.

9) Be on call during and outside office hours to observe and treat emergencies in the UN Clinic. Undertake house calls when required

10) Responsible for entry and periodic medical examinations for United Nations staff members who choose to use the UN Clinic for their examinations;

11) To make follow up on chronic and provide relatively accurate medical advisory. Medico Administrative Duties:

1. Promote proactive occupational health policies and best practices and procedures in the medical services in conjunction with Administration. This will include outreach to staff and dependents in the areas of preventative health.

2. Ensure that appropriate medical records are kept in a strictly confidential manner in hard copies or mediate software

3. Being part of the emergency response team and will as such work closely with partner departments in implementing casevac and mass casualty response.

4. Liaise with other dispensaries, host-nation medical facilities, and medical facilities abroad to coordinate medical evacuations.

5. Follow the United Nations established policies and procedures regarding medical clearances, sick leave, and medical evacuations. 6.Recommend medical evacuation when required to(the doctor recommends as the medical expert, submit evacuation request to UN medical Director for authorization, and facilitate medical evacuations of UN staff ). Responsible for all paperwork and reporting procedures for medical evacuations in line with UN rules and procedures.

7. Ensure proper follow up on all cases

8. Responsible for establishing good relations with reliable hospitals, private medical facilities, and blood banks and local physicians.

9. Keep constant contact with the United Nations Designated Examining Physicians to facilitate their availability as and when required;

10. Ensure that proper medical records are kept in Earthmen, in a strictly confidential manner.

11. Maintain emergency medical supplies and equipment to be used in case of emergency;

12. Replenish first aid kits and other essential medical supplies kept in other duty stations within the country

13.Recommend procurement of vaccines, medical supplies, and equipment, and ensure that inventory is kept.

14. Maintain medical records of all United Nations personnel and advise health precautionary steps to new staff members; already include above 15. Prepare and send periodic (quarterly) reports of functions, visits, medical evacuations, and treatments at the UN Clinic to Medical Officer; included below.

16. Advise on health precautionary steps to be undertaken at the duty station, and perform any other duties as considered necessary by the United Nations medical Director. Supervisory Administration:

1. Supervise, distribute work to the nurse (s) and other staff of the United Nations Clinic;

2. Manage day-to-day mission medical support operations by ensuring the availability of supplies and proper functioning of medical equipment; 3.Ensure that appropriate training programs are implemented to maintain and develop the medical capabilities (e.g. health education, HIV/AIDS prevention, first aid, and CPR).

4. Responsible for regular reporting on the UN Clinic activities, medical facilities available locally, and other statistical information as may be required. General: •Performs other related duties as required.

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Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree, minimum five years of clinical experience in clinical medicine and emergency response.

60 Months

Medical Doctor, with minimum 5 years of clinical experience is required. BLS, ACLS and ATLS or prehospital trauma management certificates are also required, Previous UN medical system/international medical experience is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
General human medicine (with clinical experience)

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) is required.

Yes

Client Orientation, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 19th July 2020

Associate DDRRR Officer 19 July 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Associate DDRRR Officer

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
19 July 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 DDR/RR-CVR, the duties of the Associate DDR Officer will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the drafting of DDR/RR and CVR support guidance, policy, procedures and methodologies to the benefit DDR/RR-CVR Division field practice;

  • Help refine processes, strategy, procedures and implementation of project specific activities related to DDR and CVR project activities;

  • Elaborate and implement strategies for the reinsertion of ex-combatants in synergy with national counterparts and regional stakeholders;

  • In close collaboration with other field offices, elaborate CVR strategies that inform and guide the design and conceptualization of ex-combatant specific projects;

  • Harmonize DDR and CVR approach strategies with those of partnering sections within the mission;

  • Lead area forums and trainings on CVR programming for partner organizations and beneficiaries;

  • Draft DDR/RR and CVR specific work and action plans;

  • Conduct baseline assessment for the implementation of DDR of Congolese AGs as well as for CVR projects;

  • Develop and implement DDR/RR and CVR project monitoring, evaluation and analysis framework and tools specific to the DRC context;

  • Conduct DDR and DDR/RR specific sensitization and outreach of demobilized ex-combatants and host communities for realization of field projects and initiatives

  • Assist in the planning, organizing, logistics implementation and budgeting of DDR/ RR activities in coordination with other (Substantive and Support) sections and UN agencies;

  • Ensure timely, accountable and cost-effective transport and delivery of DDR logistical requirements while considering gender and child specific needs;

  • Undertake any other relevant tasks and duties as requested by Team Leader;

  • Any other related duties as required.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social sciences, management, international economics, international relations, law, development or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

24 Months

A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in disarmament, demobilization and reintegration, political affairs, civil affairs, humanitarian affairs or related area is required. Experience working within peacekeeping, peacebuilding or development programs operations is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), arms control, armed forces

Good Knowledge and Practical use of Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post fluency (both in spoken and written) English and French is required, knowledge of a local language is desirable.

Yes

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

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Malaria Elimination Officer 19 July 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Lao People's Democratic Rep
Open

Malaria Elimination Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
English,Laotian,Thai
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
19 July 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 WHO Malaria Technical Officer, the UN volunteer will assist the CMPE unit of the Ministry of Health to fulfil their objectives with particular focus on supporting revisions and implementation of malaria elimination policies and protocols. The UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Work with the National CMPE staff to review the existing National Malaria Elimination Surveillance and Response Guidelines, and revise the guidelines based on lessons learnt and to align with the new National Malaria Strategic Plan 2021-23;
  • Work with the CMPE, Provincial and District Malaria offices and health facility staff to improve understanding and capacity to implement the revised malaria elimination strategies and activities, specifically to:
    • Support sub-national training on the new national Malaria Elimination and Surveillance and Response Guidelines in elimination areas;
    • Improve provincial and district malaria office capacity to regularly and systematically analyse and interpret malaria elimination surveillance data in the malaria information system (DHIS2) and to address common programmatic issues;
    • Assist the provincial and district malaria staff, as well as health facility staff, to conduct effective and timely case and foci investigation and response activities (including reporting);
  • Work with the National CMPE staff to develop a national malaria elimination certification roadmap, which includes the creation of key documents, policies, reporting systems and other criteria that are essential to meet the WHO malaria elimination certification requirements;
  • Work with the CMPE and the PHEOC, which is under the national Department of Communicable Disease Control (DCDC), to improve the understanding, integration and utilization of malaria data at the PHEOC, as part of the strengthening and of this body to provide oversight and high-level support for the effective implementation of malaria elimination activities;
  • Participate in and contribute to the ongoing WHO Respectful Workplace Initiative that encourages trust, responsibility, accountability, mutual respect, open communication and where the dignity and diversity of individuals are fully embraced;
  • Undertake other tasks as required.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree in medicine, science, public health or another relevant associated health field;
  • Postgraduate degree in public health, epidemiology, health systems, health science or a related field.
24 Months
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in a public health program or in a related field;
  • Experience working in a developing country setting;
  • Experience working in disease surveillance and/or public health implementation is desirable.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Laotian(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
  • Thai(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Other health related experience
  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English;
  • Knowledge of Lao language is desirable.
No

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

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Development Coordination Officer, Programme Communications and Advocacy 19 July 2020 Int. Specialist UNRCO Lao People's Democratic Rep
UNRCO
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Vientiane (LAO)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
19 July 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 the RCO Head of Office or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Development Coordination Officer, Programme Communications and Advocacy:

1. Plans and facilitates strategy advocacy and programme communications in support of the Lao PDR – UN Partnership Framework (UNPF) 2017-2021 and the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2022-2025:

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT in designing, implementing and monitoring the UN joint advocacy and communication strategy, promoting the UNPF/UNSDCF as the primary instrument for the planning and implementation of UN development activities in the country, in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;

• Researches analyzes and presents inputs to the RC and UNCT on strategic advocacy and programme communications for the 2030 Agenda to boost the impact of programmatic objectives under the UNPF/UNSDCF;

• Plans and facilitates the promotion of advocacy and communications as a tool for a participatory approach to UNPF/UNSDCF implementation and monitoring, reflecting the views and priorities of people, including those left furthest behind;

• Monitors and analyzes the media in areas related to the UN’s mandates and programmes in Lao PDR, as well as other issues relevant to UN brand and positioning;

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT on public messaging and media outreach, and assists in managing reputational risks or crises around sensitive issues;

• Identifies and assesses potential issues, concerns and risks related to communications and advocacy, and suggests corrective actions to the RC and UNCT, UN Policy Advisory Team, Results Groups and other UN groups;

• Leads and facilitates the work of the UN Communications Group (UNCG) throughout the stages of the UNPF/UNSDCF cycle;

• In collaboration with the UNCG, and in coordination with the RCO colleagues undertakes data management and results reporting, prepares the annual communication plan to publicize and communicate results with a focus on the UN’s development impact;

• Assists the RC and UNCT in projecting the UN’s image positively, effectively and accurately as well as promoting transparency and accountability;

• Provides substantive support to ensure that communication performance indicators are identified, incorporated, monitored and reported on throughout the UNPF/UNSDCF cycle.

2. Coordinates and supports the UN Communication Group activities and members:

  • Facilitates cooperation among the UNCG members and supports formulation, implementation and reporting on the UNCG annual work plan and budget under the UN Joint Communication Strategy (2017-2021);
  • Facilitates communication between the UNCT and UNCG and leads the UNCG joint activities, including monthly meetings.

3. Contributes to partnership building and media relations:

• Plans and facilitates the engagement of key traditional and non-traditional partners, including government, civil society, private sector, development partners and others new as well as traditional actors on the collective 2030 Agenda and the UN’s work in-country;

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT in significantly expanding public outreach on the 2030 Agenda and the UN’s role and impact in-country;

• Plans and facilitates public engagement on the UN’s role and work in-country, including through programme visits showcasing the UN’s development impact;

• Undertakes regular liaison with other partners for content development, information exchange, collaborative communication efforts, and innovative communication and advocacy tools;

• Compiles and analyzes communication experiences and shares findings with country, regional and HQ communication colleagues so that best practices benefit UN’s communication work;

• Develops and maintains close working relationships with the media, including editors and journalists in key national and international news outlets; develops, maintains and updates media relations contact list/database;

• Prepares official briefing materials, talking points, speeches, statements, op-eds and presentations as necessary.

4. Plans and facilitates digital communications:

• Develops and maintains digital external platforms such as the UN country team website as well as UN social media presence (Facebook, Twitter account etc.);

• Plans and facilitates the development and implementation of a digital content strategy and contributes to the development of key communication products (e.g. human-interest stories, photography, video, animations, etc.).

5. Provides substantive support for publications and branding management:

• Provides substantive support to the RC and UNCT on joint UN publications ensuring high-quality standards and the correct application of the UN branding guidelines;

• Prepares inputs for the RC and UNCT on the use of the UN joint brand at the country level across UN products, both offline and online.

Master degree or equivalent
  • Either an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communications, journalism, business or public administration, sustainable development, international development, social sciences, education or related area;
  • Or a Bachelor’s university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
60 Months
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Arts, music, photography and film

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in programme communications and advocacy or partnership development in the context of development cooperation or related area is required.

Knowledge and understanding of Lao PDR country context and sustainable development issues are desirable.

Proficiency and experience with photography and videography, multimedia and design software (Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, etc.), website content management systems, social media analytics tools and other communications tools would be an advantage.

No

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

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Application deadline: 19-07-2020