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External Relations, Partnerships and Governing Bodies 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Congo
WHO
Congo
Brazzaville (COG)
English,French
Immediate
24 months
03 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 External Relations & Partnership lead or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the establishment of regional accreditation of non-state actors not in official relations with WHO
  • Support the invitations and participation of Non-State Actors to the Regional Committee
  • Support the preparation of the briefing sessions for Non-State Actors in preparation for the Regional Committee
  • Support the technical and logistical preparations for governing body meetings
  • Further development and Consolidation of Partners platform and database
  • Support the planning and organization of the third WHO Africa Health Forum
  • Support any other assignments in the Unit as may be required.

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.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Required Degree Level: Bachelor's degree

Required Experience: 2 years

  • First level university degree in international relations, law, public health, social studies, business administration, communications, or a related field.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level experience in the organization of high level events, partner relations, law and/or health.
  • Desirable: Experience in WHO, other UN organizations or multilateral setting would be an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Public law, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination

a) Expertise requirements

  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing; Experience in WHO or other UN organizations would be an asset.

  • Excellent public relations, good adherence to timelines and procedures, good communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent oral and written skills; good drafting, formulation, reporting skills and using excel and power point; Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a multilateral challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel; ability to work with tight deadlines;

b) Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to World Health Organization; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to World Health Organization procedures and rules; 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 World Health Organization 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 World Health Organization mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.

No

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

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Application deadline: 3 March 2020

Communications Specialist 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Mali
Open

Communications Specialist

International Specialist
UNICEF
Mali
Mopti (MLI)
French,English
01 May 2020
12 months
03 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 Chief of Field Office, Mopti, and in close collaboration with the Chief of Communication who oversees all external communication for UNICEF Mali, the UN Volunteer will:

  • Regularly go on field trips within Mopti to collect testimonies, quotes, and photo and video stories that illustrate the situation of children and women in Mali and UNICEF’s interventions in favor of children and women, in particular the most vulnerable
  • Write compelling, talkable and audience-tailored content for social media, websites and blogs (such as unicef.org/mali and UNICEF Connect) as well as internal platforms, in support of UNICEF Mali’s advocacy and resource mobilization objectives
  • Coordinate local media activities, including with partner media and with child journalists, with a view on ensuring regular reporting on children’s issues in central Mali and supporting the increase in brand awareness for UNICEF in Mopti
  • Participate and promote UNICEF’s positions in communications and advocacy meetings with other UN agencies and humanitarian actors
  • Plan, coordinate and accompany punctual media visits to Mopti
  • Where necessary and with the guidance of the Chief of Communications, support the Chief of Field Office with advice on strategic communications in crisis-affected areas
  • Where necessary and under the guidance of the Chief of Communications, prepare key messages and talking points for media and prepare spokespersons in Mopti for media interviews
  • Upon special request and when required, conduct field missions to Timbuktu and Gao to gather content and/or facilitate media missions
  • Carry out other tasks as needed under the supervision of the Chief of Field Office and the Chief of Communications in close consultation with programme colleagues and the Emergency Management Team

The UN Volunteer will also work closely with programme staff in the Mopti field office, the C4D officer in the Mopti field office, the Digital Communications Officer in Bamako and the entire Communications team, the Emergency Management Team and short-term specialized consultants brought in on a project basis.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree, ideally in journalism, marketing, communication, social sciences, or international affairs.

Master’s degree is preferred but not a requirement.

60 Months
  • Five years' professional experience in communication, print/broadcast media and/or digital media with experience in crisis/emergency situations preferred
  • Fluency in French and strong mastery of English
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Web and graphic design, Arts, music, photography and film
  • Excellent copywriting skills and the ability to tailor copy to target audiences, including youth, decision-makers and donors. Experience in writing for the web, for blogs and for social media is essential
  • Demonstrated skills in photography. Videography skills, particularly in producing video for social media use, are a distinct advantage.
  • Demonstrated skills in working with media and facilitating media reporting on priority topics
  • Dynamic self-starter able to work independently under high pressure and tight deadlines
  • Strategic and creative thinker able to approach tasks with innovative thinking, going beyond routine and standard approaches
  • Highly familiar with social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Graphic design and layout skills (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, etc) are an advantage
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 3 March 2020

Contingent Owned Equipment (COE) Assistant 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMID Sudan
UNAMID
Sudan
El Fasher (SDN)
English
Immediate
until 30 June 2020 with possibility of extension
03 March 2020

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

Within a team, COE Inspectors/Assistants will be responsible for individual contingent units. Under the supervision of the COE Team Leader, the COE Inspector/Assistant, performs the following duties:

  • Participate in Arrival, Periodic, Operational Readiness, Repatriation and other inspections of units to verify by physical inspection that the T/PCC and the UN follow their agreed responsibilities as detailed in the MOU.
  • Prepare and raise ME and SS verification reports in the ECOE system, and process for eventual approval by the COE Programme Manager/Chief COE Unit.
  • Maintain the ECOE System and ensure data quality in the ECOE System.

  • Produce standard and customized reports using ECOE data using Business Intelligence and electronic spreadsheets for MSD, FHQ and PHQ as required.

  • Maintain accurate contingent tables of organization and equipment (TOE) to include the organizational chart, tasks for which the unit has been organized, equipped and trained, unit’s allocation of ME, SS responsibilities and staffing list.
  • Maintain accurate records of ME and SS inspections records.
  • Provide advice to contingent staff of formed units for which he/she is responsible on all COE/MOU related matters including recommendations as to how non-compliance with MOU may be rectified.
  • Identify, in consultation with the COE Team Leader, any deficiencies and surpluses of equipment and SS capabilities compared to MOU and operational requirements and recommend corrective action.
  • Additional duties as required by the COE Programme Manager/Chief COE Unit.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

Minimum of Bachelor Diploma in Logistics/Materials/Assets/Inventory/Stores/Warehouse Management or related field of study.

48 Months
  • A minimum of four (4) years working knowledge and experience in the functional areas mentioned above is mandatory

  • Previous military/formed police unit experience (7 years) preferred – eg, ex-officers and senior Non-commission officer (NCO) a professional unit, having the ability to liaise, brief and work with senior military/formed police unit staff.

  • Previous knowledge or experience in the use of the eCOE system is required.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience

Contingent Owned Equipment (COE)

Yes

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select the special call to which you would like to apply.
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Application deadline: 03 March 2020

Education Officer - Brasilia 03 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Brazil
UNICEF
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
English,Portuguese
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
03 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 the Education Officer, and in close collaboration with other Programme Sections, the National UNV will undertake the following tasks:

Support to program development and planning

  • Support the preparation/update of situation analysis for the program sector/s for development, design and management of education related programs/projects;

  • Support the development/establishment of sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning through research, collection, analysis and reporting of education and other related information for development planning and priority and goal setting;

  • Support technically and operationally preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results;

  • Provide ad-hoc support to Education section and data-related activities that may come up during 2018/2019.

Support activities related to technical and operational support to program implementation

  • Follow national research and databases for the most up-to-date information on the situation of children and adolescents;

  • Prepare summary briefs and analyses on national research and data that may support UNICEF Brazil programme;

  • Support given to regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and results;

  • Support program implementation providing technical and operational assistance to government counterparts, NGO partners and UN system partners on the application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices on education and related issues.

Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

  • Support to identifying, capturing, synthesizing and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and capacity development of stakeholders;

  • Support to apply innovative approaches and promote good practice to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results;

  • Support to researching and reporting on best practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree in Education, Psychology, Sociology or other social science field is required.

24 Months
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional work experience at national and international levels in relevant Education programmes.
  • Experience working in relevant education programmes, especially focused on the most vulnerable children and adolescents.
  • Experience in UN system agency or international organization is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Education policy and planning, curriculum development and teacher training

Specific Technical Knowledge Required

  • Accuracy and professionalism in education programmes and project design, implementation, management and evaluation.
  • Solid knowledge of international development and humanitarian issues, including aid policies of major donors particularly those pertinent to UNICEF in Brazil;
  • Solid knowledge of human rights and results based programming;
  • General knowledge of administrative and financial guidelines of international organizations

Common Technical Knowledge Required

General knowledge of:

  • Computer systems, including internet navigation, office applications with advanced knowledge of social media, web-tools, website design and creation;
  • United Nations or other international organizations; good understanding of world affairs, current events and international development issues;
  • Global human rights issues, specifically relating to children and women, and current UNICEF position and approaches;
  • UNICEF goals, visions, positions, policies, guidelines and strategies.

Technical Knowledge to be Acquired/Enhanced

  • Knowledge and expertise in management and networking;
  • Specific reporting skills;
  • Technical competence in translating data into user-friendly formats for various audiences;
  • UN common approaches to programmatic issues and UNICEF positions
  • UN security operations and guidelines.
No

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

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Application deadline: 03 March 2020

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only Brazilian nationals and legal residents in Brazil with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Please remember to indicate in your UNV profile that you are interested in serving as a national UN Volunteer.

Project Engineer 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
Open

Project Engineer

International Specialist
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English,Arabic
01 July 2020
12 months
03 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 Project Engineer will perform the following tasks:

General:

  • Support the development and implementation of UNDP’s strategy in relation to infrastructural support for rule of law institutions;
  • Liaise with the UNDP Rule of Law team to enhance support to the sector;
  • Promote transfer of skills to South Sudanese colleagues;
  • Undertake any other duties as required.

Analytical inputs to implementation of civil works activities focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Full compliance of procurement activities with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; implementation of the effective internal control,
  • Support CO Procurement business processes mapping related to civil works activities and elaboration/establishment of specific internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in Procurement, control of the workflows in the Procurement Unit in coordination with supervisor.
  • Provision of researched information for formulation and implementation of contract strategy and strategic procurement for civil works in the CO including tendering processes and evaluation, evaluating the contract and contractor, legal considerations and payment conditions, sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality assurance.
  • Ensure continuous assurance of quality and quality control during the civil works construction process and independently verifies that all works are executed according to contract specifications and requirements.

Efficient management and implementation of civil works procurement processes:

  • Analysis of information for preparation of civil works activities for the office and projects and monitoring of their implementation.
  • Implementation of proper monitoring and control of civil works processes including organization of bidding processes, their evaluation, negotiation of certain conditions of contracts in full compliance with UNDP rules and regulation.
  • Application of standard engineering practices and precedents in the construction, maintenance, repair and liquidation of structures and facilities;
  • Application of commonly used engineering calculations, practices and precedents in completing portions of larger projects related to the construction or repair of buildings, roads, bridges, field defences, and other related structures and activities in the field;
  • Conduct preliminary site-investigations to obtain field data such as soil characteristics, drainage and other data required for building site selection;
  • Assist in developing technical data regarding materials, size dimensions, quantities and costs to be incorporated into formal specifications;
  • Estimate cost of repairs to damaged buildings, facilities and systems in order to determine whether repairs or replacement are feasible;
  • Liaise with other engineers and mission specialists responsible for related specialized phases to arrive at mutually satisfactory approaches to problems through exchange and comparison of data;
  • Conduct investigations to develop improved construction techniques;
  • Produce cost estimates on engineering-related requirements of current and planned field missions;
  • Analyse project proposals to ensure technical feasibility and to ensure that project objectives are attainable within prescribed resources;
  • Preliminary review of submissions to the Contract, Asset and Procurement Committee (CAP) and Advisory Committee on Procurement (ACP).

Implementation of sourcing strategy focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Development and management of the rosters of prequalified suppliers, elaboration of supplier selection and evaluation criteria, quality and performance measurement mechanisms.

Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the organization of training for the operations/projects staff on civil works procurement.
  • Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in civil works procurement.
  • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Review of existing documentation related to civil works;
  • Evaluation of associated risks;
  • Assessment of compliance with construction codes and local laws related to the civil works and construction;
  • Production/revision of technical drawings; preparation/revision of bills of quantity (BoQs) and cost estimates;
  • Preparation of reports and other required documentation;
  • Carry out assessments of construction requirements in specific areas;
  • Provide preliminary data for engineering design/drawings as appropriate;
  • Support preparation of the technical documentation as regard to the bidding process;
  • Take part in the evaluation of the bidding and preparation of Bidding Evaluation Report.

The Project Engineer should be able to certify the outcome of the procurement process and thus should be fully aware of the UNDP procurement rules.

Support to Program planning and implementation:

  • Provide substantial inputs to program planning, implementation and monitoring;
  • Contribute to the Program Annual Work Plans for the state regarding construction and renovation together with the Program Specialist, and provide inputs to develop the consolidated Program Annual Work Plans;
  • 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.

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.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline from a recognised university.

60 Months
  • Five years relevant working experience in Civil Engineering works.
  • Knowledge of procurement, tendering and contracting regulations, requirements of international organizations.
  • Knowledge and apprehension of common recognized Civil Engineering Contract Conditions.
  • Familiarity, experience with FIDIC an asset.
  • 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;
  • Ability to perform and adapt to complex and changing political, social, and economic contexts.
  • Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of construction projects and programs, particularly in the justice and security 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.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Other development programme/project experience
  • Five years relevant working experience in Civil Engineering works.
  • Knowledge of procurement, tendering and contracting regulations, requirements of international organizations.
  • Knowledge and apprehension of common recognized Civil Engineering Contract Conditions.
  • Familiarity, experience with FIDIC an asset.
  • 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 perform and adapt to complex and changing political, social, and economic contexts.
  • Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of construction projects and programs, particularly in the justice and security 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.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Professionalism

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Application deadline: 03-Mar-2020

M&E Specialist 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
Open

M&E Specialist

International Specialist
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
01 July 2020
12 months
03 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 M&E Specialist will perform the following tasks:

Develop and implement monitoring and evaluation systems and strategies:

  • Review and revise monitoring and evaluation systems, guidelines and procedures;
  • Work closely with the Program Manager, Program team, Programme and Partnership Support Unit and Democratic Governance and Stabilization Unit to implement project-level M&E functions;
  • Identify project risk areas and advise management of risks and potential mitigation measures;
  • Contribute to project and country office strategic planning initiatives, including the development of project documents, concept notes and annual work plans;
  • Monitor the implementation of project evaluation and audit recommendations and management responses;
  • Provide inputs and oversight of information for project progress reports (quarterly, annual interim and final reports) and the Results-Oriented Annual Report;
  • Undertake any other relevant activities as required in relation to executing the project plan.

Support quality assurance:

  • In consultation with the Program Manager, Programme and Partnership Support Unit and Democratic Governance and Stabilization Unit, assess project risk areas and work with project staff to minimize risk exposure levels;
  • Regularly review and maintain the project’s issue, M&E and risk plans in Atlas, and ensure their implementation;
  • Ensure the project complies with the Harmonised Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) and Social and Environmental Standard Procedures and other corporate requirements;
  • Support the development of systems to foster improvements in the application of internal control systems and in the maintenance of compliance standards;
  • Advise the project staff and implementing partners on control systems, assess their effectiveness and general operational compliance with UNDP rules, regulations and policies;
  • In consultation with the Program Manager, Programme Management and Partnership Support Unit and Democratic Governance and Stabilization Unit, assess work processes and structures to ensure project activities are carried out with maximum efficiency.

Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing of the project’s best practices, lessons learned and achievements, focusing on the following results:

  • Establish and implement a system for documenting best practices, lessons learned, and achievements based on current project objectives and future programming strategies;
  • Generate knowledge products on project results and strategies for internal and external distribution;
  • Identify evaluation findings, lessons learned and recommendations for the project to be integrated into broader knowledge management efforts;
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other UN agencies, government agencies, NGOs, and other organizations on monitoring and evaluation issues;
  • Support results-oriented monitoring and evaluation trainings in the Country Office;
  • Remain abreast of latest development and professional norms, standards, tools and methodologies;

Support Program planning and implementation

  • Provide substantial inputs to program planning, implementation and monitoring, including drafting of relevant project documents;
  • Prepare 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.

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

First university degree in social science, public administration, political science or related monitoring and evaluation field.

60 Months

Master’s degree in Degree in social science, development, political science or specialisation in Monitoring and Evaluation is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation
  • At least five (5) years of relevant experience in international development programming, with four (4) years focus on reporting, monitoring and evaluation.
  • 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;

No

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Spécialiste en Communication, Sensibilisation et Formation 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Cote d'Ivoire
UNDP
Cote d'Ivoire
Abidjan, Bouake, Daloa (CIV)
French,English
15 March 2020
6 months
03 March 2020

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

Sous l’autorité et la supervision du Conseiller Technique Principal (CTP), le VNU international spécialiste de communication, sensibilisation et formation est chargé(e) des tâches suivantes :

  • Contribuer à l’élaboration et à la mise en œuvre des plans de communication et de sensibilisation de la CEI dans sa zone.
  • Participer aux activités des agents de la CEI en charge de la communication, de la sensibilisation et de la formation.
  • Servir de point focal des thématiques suivantes concernant les partis politiques, la société civile, le Genre et la jeunesse.
  • Servir de Reporting Officer du projet PEACE au niveau de sa zone et faire des rapports périodiques pour le CTP.
  • Assurer la mise en place et la tenue régulière d’un système d’archivage électronique ou/et manuel de toutes les données et les documents produits particulièrement par le projet et la CEI.
  • Contribuer à la mise en place d’un plan de communication de la CEI dans sa zone.
  • Apporter un appui au projet et éventuellement à la CEI pour la préparation des conférences, points de presse et rencontres avec les partis politiques et la société civile.
  • Exécuter, à la demande du CTP, toute autre tâche en rapport avec le mandat du Projet.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Diplôme de Maîtrise en sciences sociales, communication ou équivalent.
36 Months

Au moins 3 ans d’expérience avérée en matière de Reporting et de communication, sensibilisation et/ou de formation.

Excellente aptitude en communication interpersonnelle et écrite ;

Bonne connaissance des médias sociaux et de leur utilisation ;

Solide jugement éditorial, y compris la conscience éthique et politique ;

Connaissance des techniques de photographie, des outils graphiques comme Adobe PhotoShop, indesign… est un plus

Langue(s) : Une maîtrise parfaite du français. L’anglais étant un atout.

Exigence de Permis de conduire dans l’accomplissement du travail : oui /___/ non /__X_/

Exigences requises pour l’utilisation de l’outil informatique :

Bonne maîtrise des applications suivantes : Microsoft Office (l’utilisation avec un niveau avancée de MS Powerpoint, MS Excel et MS Word est requise) ;

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Arts, music, photography and film
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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IUNV Generation Equality Forum Specialist 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNWomen United States of America
UNWomen
United States of America
New York (USA)
English
Immediate
6 months
03 March 2020

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

  1. Oversee and coordinate the overall logistic preparations for the Mexico and Paris Forums ensuring a consistent approach across both events
  • Serve as the primary focal point at the Generation Equality Secretariat for the Forum’s logistical preparations, facilitating the GEF logistics subgroup and representing UN Women in all Forum logistical-related meetings and discussions;
  • Liaise regularly with focal points in France and Mexico, designated event management companies and UN Women colleagues to ensure the Forums in Mexico City and Paris adopt a consistent approach and address all logistical and security needs as set by UN Women and the overall Core Group;
  • Prepare a work plan and a timeline, including all preparatory and logistical elements needed for both Forums events and track progress against that work plan;
  • Develop and maintain documents and tools such as checklists, calendars, weekly status updates and databases to organize information about Forum logistics;
  • Support invitation and registration processes in coordination with representatives of the Core Group and in close collaboration with other members of the Secretariat, including setting up and implementing a system to send out invites, tracking of responses and conducting follow up, as well as maintaining participants’ records (e.g. passport copies, visa requests, itineraries, etc.)
  • Support the registration and participation of civil society representatives in the Forum in close collaboration with the Civil Society Division and Civil Society Advisory Board, liaising with the France and Mexico focal points.
  • Coordinate UN Women colleagues’ participation in both Forums, including by developing requirements for participation, drafting guidance notes and compiling list of UN Women participants list;
  • Identify, establish and maintain contacts with government officials, other UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc. that could provide a significant support in the planning and organization of the Forums and ensure appropriate mechanisms to facilitate collaboration and exchange of information;
  • Respond to requests of relevant external stakeholders regarding updates on Forum preparations and provide guidance and support to UN Women colleagues for their participation in the Forums, including requirements for participation, and practical information;
  • Ensure the Forum’s Arts and Culture components are duly integrated with all the logistics preparations and adequately planned for;
  • Ensure the Satellite Sessions are duly integrated with all the logistics preparations and adequately planned for;
  • Provide on-site coordination in Mexico and Paris Forums as necessary.
  1. Ensure consistency, complementarity and effectiveness of Mexico and France Forum programmes
  • Serve as the primary focal point at the Generation Equality Secretariat for the Forum’s overall Forum programme (agenda) coordination;
  • Liaise regularly with the focal points in France and Mexico and any facilitation stakeholders as needed to ensure the Forums in Mexico City and Paris adopt consistent and complementary approaches and achieve the goals and objectives as set by UN Women and the overall Core Group;
  • Coordinate and convene relevant partners, supervising the administrative tasks related to the Forum programme preparations;
  • Prepare a master work plan and a timeline, including all elements needed in the preparation of both Forums’ programmes and track progress against that work plan.
  • Develop and maintain tools such as checklists, contact lists and databases to organize information about the Forum programmes;
  • Liaise with relevant UN Women offices and units to ensure coordination with expected participants in the Forums and support their adequate preparation for the events in collaboration with other Secretariat team members as needed.
  • Assist in the production of internal and external communication materials, including graphic and audio visual, related to the Forum programme to ensure its dissemination and use among participants and beyond.

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

Required Degree Level: Master's degree

Required Experience: 4 years

  • Degree level: Master Degree or equivalent

  • Type of degree: Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent), preferably in Event Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, International Relations or related field.
48 Months
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience at the national and international levels including experience in organizing international events.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other development programme/project experience
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience at the national and international levels including experience in organizing international events;
  • Previous experience in organizing international large-scale conferences and supporting the coordination of numerous stakeholder groups;
  • Excellent managerial/organisation skills and a solution-oriented attitude;
  • A strong sense of client orientation and a strong drive for results;
  • Strong knowledge of gender equality, women's rights and international development cooperation;
  • Experience in or with the United Nations system is an asset;
  • Experience working with civil society is an asset.
No

Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

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Application deadline: 03 March 2020

UNV Environmental Officer 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNISFA Sudan
Open

UNV Environmental Officer

International Specialist
UNISFA
Sudan
Abyei (SDN)
English
02 March 2020
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
03 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 Chief of Environmental Affairs Unit, the Environmental Officer will be responsible for coordinating and managing actions on environmental and cultural issues in the mission; establishing, implementing, monitoring and revising as necessary the mission’s Environmental Management System (EMS). The duties listed below are part and parcel of this task on the mission’s EMS:

  1. Policy and Guidance:

  2. Support the of Chief of Environmental Affairs Unit in the drafting and/or review of the mission’s environmental policy and objectives (including directives, Annual Mission Environmental Statement, Standard Operating Procedures, etc);

  3. Conduct environmental assessments and surveys of operations in the mission, including Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA);

  4. Produce the mission’s Environmental Baseline Study (EBS), if no such study has been done, or update existing EBS as necessary;

  5. Produce the mission’s Environmental Action Plan (MEAP);

  6. Assess the consumption of water, electricity and generation of waste through the Field Remote Infrastructure Management tool;

  7. Produce the Environmental Emergency Preparedness Plan with relevant offices.

  1. Management of Environmental Unit:

  2. Support to manages/supervises the environmental unit of the mission;

  3. Support in overseeing the administration and recruitment of personnel of the environmental unit; Environmental Action Plan - Implementation:

  4. Lead, coordinate and monitor the implementation of the mission’s EAP, including data collection and reporting;

  5. Maintain a record of environmental issues and actions thereon at the mission, including, for example, a list of potentially hazardous installations within the mission (e.g. petrol station, warehouse storing flammables) in cooperation with fire marshals or other staff at the mission designated to deal with emergencies;

  6. Investigate complaints or reports of pollution, contamination, health hazards and other environment-related incidents;

  7. Submit periodic reports on environmental issues at the mission, to the Chief of Environmental Affairs Unit including policy compliance status reports as required for DFS;

  8. Recommend to the Chief of Environmental Affairs Unit to undertake such measures as may be required to prevent or mitigate environmental problems;

  9. Advise relevant officers or offices on environmental issues arising from the assessments, studies and plans, including environmental information relevant to the operations of the mission;

  1. Awareness and Training:

  2. Promote awareness on environmental issues;

  3. Provide an environmental briefing to all mission personnel including police and military contingents during their induction training; Coordination and Partner Relations:

  4. Liaise on environmental issues with local authorities and the office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator and relevant United Nations bodies and agencies present in the country or region hosting the mission; and

  5. Carry out any other tasks required to support the DOS Environmental Policy for UN Field Missions and the environmental objectives of the mission as directed by the Chief of Environmental Affairs Unit.

Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in environmental management, science, engineering or related area. A first university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

60 Months

At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the environmental management field with a national government/administration, a large firm or international organization is required. Experience of coordination of environmental management within the UN System and representation in interagency network is highly desirable. Knowledge of methodologies for project planning, evaluation and oversight of environmental compliance is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other energy, environment and climate change related experience

Environment

Yes

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Creativity, Judgement and Decision-making

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Communications Associate 03 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF United States of America
Open

Communications Associate

International Specialist
UNICEF
United States of America
New York (USA)
English
01 April 2020
12 months
03 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 Human Resources Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Respond to queries on internships and volunteers from interested candidates/hiring offices/interns;
  • Support the development and maintenance of an internship and volunteer communities through periodic online and onsite career and networking events;
  • Maintain Social Network Groups for interns and volunteers and invite current and former interns and volunteers to be part of the community;
  • Promote online engagement of interns and volunteers in our Social Media groups;
  • Strengthen effective integration of interns and volunteers to UNICEF e.g. webinars, learning and career development opportunities;
  • Support the preparation and implementation of a communication plan to increase the knowledge of and promote the use of interns and volunteers across UNICEF offices;
  • Maintain and update the Internship and Volunteers website pages (Internet and Intranet);
  • Create, maintain and promote relevant communication tools and channels;
  • Create information products and materials for UNICEF and external audience (including future partner Universities), including documenting the impact of interns and volunteers serving with UNICEF. 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 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

Advanced university degree in communications, business administration/management, or equivalent;

36 Months

Years of work experience: 36 months in communication and online community management.

Language: English (Mandatory), Level – Fluent and French (Asset), Level – Fluent

Computer skills: Graphic Design and Editing, Level – Advanced

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Web and graphic design

36 months in communication and online community management.

  • Integrity and 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.
  • Accountability: mature and responsible; ability to operate in compliance with organizational rules and regulations.
  • 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.
  • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working

relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender;

  • 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; ability to maintain composure and remain helpful towards the staff, but objective, without showing personal interest; capacity to transfer information and knowledge to a wide range of different target groups;
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability and willingness to operate independently in austere, remote and potentially hazardous environments for protracted periods, involving physical hardship and little comfort, and including possible extensive travel within the area of operations; willingness to transfer to other duty stations within area of operations as may be necessary;

  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards the UN core values.
No

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