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Political Coordinator 04 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Libya
Open

Political Coordinator

International Specialist
UNDP
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months
04 March 2020

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

Taking into account the dynamic nature of the post-Berlin process, urgent support is needed to assist UNSMIL to convene future meetings related to the security, political and economic tracks. The initial needs will have to be complemented as the different tracks advance. Strategic early efforts by UNDP are required to keep up the momentum of the process.

On the Political Track, coordination and secretariat support to the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum and related confidence and consensus-building meetings and/or working groups will be required. UNDP will be responsible for ensuring that the technical and organizational needs for all political dialogue meetings are met.

Under the overall coordination of the Project Manager and in close coordination with UNSMIL, the UN Volunteer (UNV) will provide coordination, secretariat and substantive support to the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum meetings and any subsequent related work streams.

Additionally, the UNV will support the Project Manager to conduct activities related to the overall implementation of the project.

1) Planning, Coordination, Facilitation and Drafting

  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with UNSMIL colleagues; international partners and other stakeholders supporting the Libyan Political Dialogue.
  • Assist in the organization of all meetings related to the Libyan Political Dialogue and other Project events, as needed.
  • Transfer inputs from internal analysis and UNSMIL to the UNDP Political Dialogue logistics and administrative team to ensure proper facilitation of all meetings while managing political, security and reputational risks associated convening and facilitating the events.
  • Support UNSMIL in the drafting of concept notes and agendas for the meetings and events.
  • Prepare written summaries and conduct follow-up activities as appropriate and draft correspondence, reports, analyses, talking points and presentations for the Project Manager, UNSMIL or UNDP Senior Management.
  • Support efforts to develop inclusive political dialogue through the follow-up and implementation mechanisms of the Libyan Political Agreement.
  • Consult and cooperate with UNSMIL and other partners to develop strategies and plans of action to address political challenges, in pursuit of shared objectives.
  • Support the Project Manager to draft communications strategies and products for the project.
  • Prepare contextual information materials, such as background notes, political profiles.
  • Support the Project Manager to draft reports for donors and other international partners as well as UNDP Headquarters and the Regional Bureau.
  • Manage information to ensure its accessibility and utility.
  • Monitor evaluate and report on implementation.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.

2) Political Analysis and Advice

  • Provide analysis for UNSMIL and UNDP on the developments of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum.
  • Identify, analyze and monitor political developments and emerging issues with respect to the overall peacebuilding process in Libya.
  • Support the development of strategies to help build consensus for the parties to the Political Dialogue Forum.
  • Provide support to the follow-up and implementation of any agreements on the way forward for issues addressed by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum.
Master degree or equivalent
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in political science, law, international relations, war and peace studies, public administration or any other relevant fields.
  • A first-level university degree (BA) in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Fluency in Arabic is highly desirable.
60 Months
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in political affairs, law, conflict resolution, mediation, development, project implementation, reporting, project management, or other relevant area is required.
  • At least one year of experience working in a conflict-affected country is required.
  • Relevant experience in international organization or nongovernmental organization- in a conflict or post-conflict setting is highly desirable.
  • Additional qualifications in project management and political analysis, such as certifications is an asset.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook is required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Political affairs and political reporting, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Application deadline: 04 March 2020

Economic Track Coordinator 04 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Libya
Open

Economic Track Coordinator

International Specialist
UNDP
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months
04 March 2020

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

Taking into account the dynamic nature of the post-Berlin process, urgent support is needed to assist UNSMIL to convene future meetings related to the security, political and economic tracks. The initial needs will have to be complemented as the different tracks advance. Strategic early efforts by UNDP are required to keep up the momentum of the process.

On the Economic Track, coordination and secretariat support to the LEEC and related meetings and Technical Committees / working groups will be required. UNDP will be responsible for ensuring that the technical and organizational needs for the economic track meetings are met.

Under the overall coordination of the Project Manager and in close coordination with UNSMIL, the UN Volunteer (UNV) will provide coordination, secretariat and substantive support to the economic track meetings and any subsequent related work streams.

Additionally, the UNV will support the Project Manager to conduct activities related to the overall implementation of the project.

1) Planning, Coordination, Facilitation and Drafting

  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with UNSMIL colleagues; international partners and other stakeholders supporting the Libya Expert Economic Commission and related economic track meetings.
  • Assist in the organization of all meetings related to the economic track and other Project events, as needed.
  • Transfer inputs from internal analysis and UNSMIL to the UNDP Political Dialogue Project logistics and administrative team to ensure proper facilitation of all meetings while managing political, security and reputational risks associated convening and facilitating the events.
  • Support UNSMIL in the drafting of concept notes and agendas for the meetings and events.
  • Prepare written summaries and conduct follow-up activities as appropriate and draft correspondence, reports, analyses, talking points and presentations for the Project Manager, UNSMIL or UNDP Senior Management.
  • Support efforts to convene successful economic track meetings through follow-up and implementation mechanisms developed by LEEC and related bodies.
  • Support the development of monitorable action plans for LEEC and its associated Technical Committees and other working groups, and support the LEEC Secretariat in monitoring progress with these action plans.
  • Consult and cooperate with UNSMIL and other partners to develop strategies and plans of action to address Libya’s economic challenges, in pursuit of shared objectives.
  • Support the Project Manager to draft communications strategies and products for the Project.
  • Prepare contextual information materials, such as background notes, stakeholder profiles, etc.
  • Support the Project Manager to draft reports for donors and other international partners as well as UNDP Headquarters and the Regional Bureau.
  • Manage information to ensure its accessibility and utility.
  • Monitor evaluate and report on implementation.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.

2) Political Analysis and Advice

  • Provide analysis for UNSMIL and UNDP on the developments of the economic track meetings, Technical Committees and working groups, and of related events and work.
  • Identify, analyze and monitor economic, political and security developments and emerging issues with respect to the overall peacebuilding process in Libya.
  • Support the development of strategies to help build consensus for the parties in economic track discussions.
  • Provide support to the follow-up and implementation of any agreements on the way forward for issues addressed by economic track talks and work.
Master degree or equivalent
  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in economics, political science, law, international relations, war and peace studies, public administration or any other relevant fields.
  • A first-level university degree (BA) in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
60 Months
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in economics, political affairs, law, conflict resolution, mediation, development, project implementation, reporting, project management, or other relevant area is required.
  • At least one year of experience working in a conflict-affected country is required.
  • Relevant experience in international organization or nongovernmental organization- in a conflict or post-conflict setting is highly desirable.
  • Additional qualifications in project management and political analysis is an asset.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook is required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Application deadline: 04 March 2020

Logistics Officer 04 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Libya
Open

Logistics Officer

International Specialist
UNDP
Libya
Tunis (TUN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months
04 March 2020

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

Taking into account the dynamic nature of the post-Berlin process, urgent support is needed to assist UNSMIL to convene future meetings related to the security, political and economic tracks. The initial needs will have to be complemented as the different tracks advance. Strategic early efforts by UNDP are required to keep up the momentum of the process.

Coordination and logistical support to the 5+5 Joint Military Commission, the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum and the Libyan Expert Economic Commission and their related confidence and consensus-building meetings and/or working groups will be required. UNDP will be responsible for ensuring that the technical and organizational needs for all meetings are met. Under the overall coordination of the Project Manager and in close coordination with UNSMIL, the UN Volunteer (UNV) will provide logistics, coordination, support for the meetings and any subsequent related work streams.

Additionally, the UNV will support the Project Manager to conduct activities related to the overall implementation of the project.

  1. Logistics for Event Planning
  • Prepare plans and checklists for the organization of all meetings/events according to operational needs;
  • Management of the entire logistical and organisational aspects of meetings/events, from identification of venues, liaison with hotel/venue/travel agents/other suppliers and interpreters regarding all arrangements following UNDP procurement rules;
  • Liaison with UNSMIL, participants and other partners regarding visa applications for participants as required;
  • Assistance with printing for event materials, including communications outputs before, during and after the event (may include work with translation);
  • Ensuring very clear and timely communications with all interlocutors: UNSMIL, project staff, participants, guests, speakers, etc. ensuring all participants have up to date and necessary information regarding the event details and their participation;
  • Maintain an understanding of all contractual and financial matters regarding the events, including the disbursements of payments to suppliers, contractors and reimbursements of participants’ costs.
  • Other ad hoc tasks related to the smooth running of events and other project developments as and when they arise.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Additional qualifications in project management, such as certifications is an asset.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook is required.
60 Months
  • At least five years of progressively responsible experience in logistics, event management, conference services or any other related field.
  • Experience working in a conflict-affected country is highly desirable.
  • Relevant experience in international organization or nongovernmental organization- in a conflict or post-conflict setting is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook is required.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations, Other premises management/maintenance, supply, or purchasing related experience
No

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

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Application deadline: 04 March 2020

National Specialist – Youth Platforms for Integrated HIV Prevention and Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes 05 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNAIDS Zambia
UNAIDS
Zambia
Lusaka (ZMB)
English
16 March 2020
12 months
05 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 UNAIDS Country Director (UCD) and in cooperation with relevant UNAIDS Country Office staff, the UNV will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support UCO work plan development and implementation related to strengthening coordination and partnerships for accelerating HIV prevention for young people:
    • Convene dialogues with youth networks engaged in HIV and SRHR outreach;
    • Collaborating with relevant UN and bilateral partners to support proposal development and implementation, strengthening integrated approaches for HIV prevention and SRHR, with a focus on youth engagement.
    • Support the development of a national advocacy plan for integrated HIV prevention and SRHR for AGYW, by convening key stakeholders from the NAC, AGYW in their diversity, civil society and other partners and provide technical inputs to implementation and review of the plan;
    • Facilitate joint annual work plan development with identified youth networks as a basis for establishing a prevention working group for young people, aligned with National HIV Prevention Road Map implementation;
    • Support a mapping exercise under the leadership of the NAC to take stock of thematic areas of intervention and geographic scope of the youth networks;
  • Support the National HIV/AIDS /STI/TB Council (NAC) to regularly organize the National HIV Prevention Coalition Meetings under the leadership of the Ministers of Health and Finance and the First Lady;
  • Day-to-day support to UCO team on request (e.g. communication, presentations, meet-ing preparations, representation and documentation, etc).
Technical/Vocational diploma
  • Higher technical diploma, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the area of public health or social sciences, or be enrolled in a university degree at Bachelor or Master level (NB: The UNV assignment is planned as a full-time assignment).
24 Months
  • Previous working experience or knowledge in the AIDS response and health, particularly in the area of HIV prevention and SRHR and/or youth engagement;
  • Previous cooperation or work experience in the UN system is considered an advantage;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to the AIDS response, values and principles of volunteering and integrity;
  • Respect for diversity and willingness to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Able to communicate effectively in English as the working language of the UN in Zambia. Knowledge of local Zambian languages is an asset.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public health, HIV/AIDS support

Work experience and/or knowledge in the AIDS response and health, particularly in the area of HIV prevention and SRHR and/or youth engagement.

No

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

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Application deadline: 05-03-2020

Child Protection Assistant 05 March 2020 Nat. Specialist UNHCR Zambia
UNHCR
Zambia
Kawambwa (ZMB)
English
Immediate
12 months
05 March 2020

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

Under the overall supervision of the Protection Officer and as a member of the Protection Unit, the Protection Assistant will perform the following tasks:

  • Assist to monitor, support and supervise all child protection related activities;
  • Organize interviews with beneficiaries a week in advance, in line with the list of prioritizations assigned by the Child Protection Expert;
  • Consult the physical file including the Best Interest Assessment (BIA), the database and with the necessary social worker from the Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS) before the organization of any interviews;
  • Proceed with the conduct of interviews directly in line with the SOPs for the protection of refugee children and asylum seekers and the Best Interest Determination (BID) Guidelines;
  • Receive refugees in a professional and respectful manner and be attentive to their needs, addressing them in a personal and adapted manner if the person has specific needs;
  • Conduct home visits in order to collect information and inform beneficiaries of the BID procedure throughout the process;
  • Analyze the situation of children at risk and make referrals as necessary;
  • Evaluate the maturity of the child and their ability to give informed consent to share information. According to the age and maturity of the child, obtain their consent and the consent of their caregiver to share information with organizations specified, explaining the reason for each referral;
  • Revise and correct BIDs in line with feedback given from the Child Protection Expert;
  • Present BIDs in front of the panel regularly;
  • Communicate to the supervisor any difficulty or delay in producing the required number of BIDs;
  • Inform the child and family of the decision taken during the panel and explain to them the follow up actions. Ensure that responsibility is taken for completing all follow up actions needed;
  • Participate in necessary trainings in order to remain up to date regarding BID procedures and the Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs);
  • Assist in updating child protection related SOPs;
  • Regularly participate in supervision sessions and team meetings organized by the Child Protection Working Group;
  • Update proGres events as well as the physical file and case tracking excel sheets. Ensure that the final version of the BID is saved in the network drive with the scanned signature page directly after the BID Panel;
  • Any other related task assigned by Protection Officer.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Cultural Studies, Law, Human Rights, International Social Work, Social Science, Political Science, Anthropology, International Law or other clearly related disciplines is required.
24 Months
  • Relevant job experience in Child Protection;
  • Computer skills (MS Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access);
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language;
  • UNHCR Learning Programmes (PLP), other training in Child protection and Field/HQs experience will be welcome;
  • Knowledge of Administrative/financial rules, procedures, processes in the context of UNHCR offices and Field operations.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Protection of refugees, asylum seekers and IDPs
  • Experience in Child Protection with an international or humanitarian organization.
No

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

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Application deadline: 05-02-2020

Associate Logistics Officer 05 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNHCR Chad
Open

Associate Logistics Officer

International Specialist
UNHCR
Chad
Iriba (TCD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
05 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 Senior Programme Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Strategy:

  • Prepare plans for delivery of relief items according to operational needs.
  • Through regular physical verification of Property, Plant and Equipment (PPE) establish their status, propose old and obsolete PPE for disposal and plan for the arrival of replacement items.

Operational Support:

  • Identify partners for supply chain projects based on objectives, priorities, strengths and resources of the implementing partner and/or contractor, and in accordance to criteria consistent with UNHCR rules and regulations.
  • Resolve difficulties in the local supply chain by finding solutions to problems and bottlenecks, and provide regular reports on supply chain activities, the status of requests and the availability of items in the supply chain.
  • Ensure timely customs clearance of consignments, and manage storage of goods according to "best practices" and UNHCR rules and regulations.
  • Maintain an efficient system for the release, distribution and redeployment of goods.
  • Coordinate transportation and distribution of relief items.
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive records on logistical activities and provide timely reports and updates both periodically and on request.
  • Coordinate activities of implementing partners and/or contractors performing supply related activities, and ensure that they adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Monitor activities of Implementing Partners and/or commercial contractors tasked with supporting supply functions such as warehousing, fleet operations, maintenance, goods delivery and the movement of staff or refugees;

Infrastructure Support:

  • Implement effective asset and fleet management procedures for regular monitoring of asset/fleet pool, saving cost and safeguarding the investment of the organization including receipt, inspection, registration, physical verification and marking of new PPE.
  • Ensure that “Right of Use” agreements are issued and signed accordingly.
  • Ensure proper preparation of disposal forms and cases for the (Local) Asset Management Board.
  • Organize the disposal of PPE, according to (Local) Asset Management Board decisions.
  • Provide in-depth asset management and customized reports as required.

Business Support:

  • Analyse the existing supply infrastructure and ensure that it is optimally aligned with the operational needs.
  • Implement practical projects to improve supply performance that has clear objectives, timescales, tasks and resources defined.
  • Monitor project implementation and report on progress.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of supply chain related data in relevant business systems.
  • Compile and analyse statistical information, identify trends and developments in supply chain related matters that will assist in decision making.
  • Promote commitment to and monitor compliance with UNHCR's global policies, standards and guidance on supply chain management.
  • Ensure effective information flow in the supply chain and adapt local processes to the prevailing environment.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Type of Degree: Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering, Logistics, Mathematics or a related field.

24 Months

A minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience in the field of logistics, formal training in Logistics desirable.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Logistics and supply management

Computer skills: Sound knowledge of Microsoft applications including Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Knowledge or experience in Enterprise Resources Planning system (ERP) would be an advantage.

No

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

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Application deadline: 5th March 2020

Rule of Law Specialist 05 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
Open

Rule of Law Specialist

International Specialist
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba, Wau, Bor, Yambio (SSD)
English
01 July 2020
12 months
05 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 Rule of Law Specialist will perform the following tasks:

Provision of advice and technical support:

  • Advise the state level stakeholders in improving or establishing sustainable mechanisms for access to justice, including statutory, traditional conflict resolution mechanisms, human rights and transitional justice mechanisms;
  • Advise the stakeholders on policies, strategies, systems, methods of management and training needs of justice actors;
  • Liaise with the Chief Technical Advisor to provide overall technical guidance on matters of government policy on access to justice, human rights respect and transitional justice;
  • Put in place policies, strategies and systems for inclusive law reform, effective access to justice, human rights promotion, impunity against SGBV and transitional justice;
  • Collect and issue updates on activities on access to justice, SGBV, human rights and transitional justice including changes in legislation and national or regional strategies or action plans.

Capacity building of state level stakeholders:

  • Support state institutions to develop and implement policies, long term strategies, systems and action plans for the establishment of effective legal and justice services and monitoring of human rights trends;
  • Support the development and practice of alternative and modern methods of increasing access to justice especially for vulnerable groups and resolving communal disputes;
  • Develop and implement capacity building strategies to meet the capacity and training needs of the state institutions involved in dispute resolution and human rights protection;
  • Support community-based organizations and group, state government, traditional authorities and vulnerable groups to develop community solutions for the protection of individual and community rights;
  • Promote skills for mainstreaming gender, respect for human rights and support to vulnerable groups into reform priorities of and service delivery by statutory and traditional justice actors;
  • Coordinate and manage implementation of capacity building support to state institutions of justice including formal and traditional;
  • Identify and support initiatives for providing legal assistance such as the expansion of community-based NGOs, legal aid centres and community mobilisers to advise victims, detainees and families of abducted groups, and provide basic legal aid services;
  • Organize and/or conduct human rights and rule of law trainings

Support to Program planning and implementation:

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

Facilitation of the strategic partnerships:

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

Knowledge management and communication of results:

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

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

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

Master’s degree in either law, human rights, international relations or public administration.

60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in planning, developing, managing and monitoring legal, human rights and judicial/justice sector reform processes.
  • High-level planning, facilitation, communication and capacity development skills with a demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and skills in a complex institutional environment
  • Experience of working in conflict/post-conflict settings;
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating with and reporting on the work of diverse teams and financial resources at international level.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Human rights
  • Ability to provide and advocate for policy advice;
  • In-depth knowledge of development and justice sector issues;
  • Ability to clearly and articulately present concepts and strategies on a broad range of issues.
  • Proven knowledge of programme and financial management as well as administration of rule of programmes and services at the local level.
  • Concrete skills in conceptualizing strategies and justice sector and human rights interventions.
  • Ability to perform and adapt to complex and changing political, social, and economic contexts.
  • Promotes a knowledge-sharing culture in the office;
  • Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programs, particularly in the justice sector;
  • Focuses on impact and results for the client and responds positively to feedback;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills;
  • Fosters a strong team approach to optimize results delivery;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Communicates effectively with staff at all levels of the organization;
No

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

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Application deadline: 05-Mar-2020

Security Specialist 05 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP South Sudan
Open

Security Specialist

International Specialist
UNDP
South Sudan
Juba, Aweil, Torit, Yambio (SSD)
English
01 July 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
05 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 IUN Volunteer Security Specialist will perform the following tasks:

Provision of advice and technical support:

  • Advise the state security leadership, Police Commissioner and Prisons Director and their senior management team on strategic approaches to issues related to security services, police and prisons;
  • Advise the state security leadership, Police Commissioner and Prisons Director and their staff on policies, strategies, systems, methods of management and training needs;
  • Liaise with the Chief Technical Advisor to provide overall technical guidance on matters of government policy on security, policing, law enforcement and prison management;
  • Put in place policies, strategies and systems for effective security, policing and law enforcement in the state in line with democratic principles;
  • Collect and issue updates on activities in the security, policing and law enforcement area including changes in legislation and national or regional strategies or action plans.

Capacity building of state level stakeholders:

  • Support national institutions to develop and implement policies, long term strategies, systems and action plans for the establishment of effective Police and Prisons services in the states including organizational structure, compilation of crime statistics, inmate statistics, early warning mechanisms;
  • Support the development and practice of alternative and modern methods of policing in line with democratic principles including people centred community security;
  • Develop and implement capacity building strategies to meet the training needs of the state Police and Prisons senior management teams, and rank and file
  • Support Civil Society and community groups to develop skills to actively engage in community policing and community security, including planning and implementing joint activities;
  • Promote skills for mainstreaming gender, respect for human rights and support to vulnerable groups into reform priorities of and service delivery by security institutions, police and prisons;
  • Coordinate and manage implementation of capacity building support to security institutions including the Police, Prisons departments and local security actors
  • Identify and support initiatives for addressing the concerns of vulnerable groups such as women and children and provide basic legal aid services;
  • Organize and/or conduct human rights and rule of law trainings

Support to Program planning and implementation:

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

Facilitation of the strategic partnerships:

  • Develop strong working relationships with all local stakeholders and between the state security institutions, Police and Prisons team and the justice actors, other relevant government agencies, CSOs and international partners;
  • Liaise with partners and facilitate communication on Program-related activities including organizing joint thematic learning and networking events on community security and prison management topics;
  • Develop and maintain close working relationships with local civil society and community groups to facilitate project implementation, as well as identify issues, risks, priorities, and opportunities that support effective project implementation;
  • Liaise with and establish strong working relationships with other UN agencies and international organizations to promote a coordinated approach to the development and implementation of security, law enforcement and prisons programs;

Knowledge management and communication of results:

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

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

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

Master’s degree in either law, security management, international relations or public administration

First university degree in in Law, Public Administration, Political Science, Social Sciences or related field from an accredited/recognized institute.

60 Months

A minimum of Five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in planning, developing, managing and monitoring legal, security reforms, police and prisons management;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Human rights, Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Other rule of law or governance related experience
  • A minimum of Five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in planning, developing, managing and monitoring legal, security reforms, police and prisons management;
  • 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

Client Orientation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 05-Mar-2020

Project Associate 05 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNEP Bahrain
Open

Project Associate

International Specialist
UNEP
Bahrain
Manama (BHR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
05 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 general supervision of the programme officer of Subprogramme four, environmental governance, or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer will:

  • Support the planning, development and coordination of project management under this subprogramme;
  • Prepare comprehensive and detailed reports on project activities, outputs and outcomes;
  • Perform detailed project planning including detailed activity scheduling;
  • Provide support in the identification of operational problems, and contribute to the proposal and implementation of solutions of running projects;
  • Provide project administrative support such as support for missions, travel and event logistical arrangements;
  • Identification and development of a way forward and future activities in collaboration with identified partners.
  • Collection of information and preparation of content for the social media channels and newsletter;
  • Administrative and logistical support to the communications team, as needed;
  • Support to implementation of communications and advocacy strategies;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. project management or area related to environmental management; a first-level university degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree;

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in project- and programme management or resources mobilization or other relevant programmes; experience with environmental projects is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • 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 the environment, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration
No

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

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Application deadline: 05 March 2020

Legal Officer 05 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNITAD Iraq
Open

Legal Officer

International Specialist
UNITAD
Iraq
Baghdad (IRQ)
English
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
05 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 Senior Legal Officer and the Head of the Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Crimes and Crimes against Children Unit (SGBVCU), and in close cooperation with the Rule of Law officers, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • support the Legal Officers and Investigators in SGBVC Unit to be deployed by UNITAD;
  • attend interviews of witnesses and victims;
  • Carry out research on legal issues to support the work of the Unit as well as respecitive Field Investigation Units
  • draft notes to file and records of meetings and interviews held with relevant groups and individuals, including victims and witnesses;
  • assist in the identification and collection of information from major crime scenes, including mass graves;
  • assist in the compilation, organization and storage of evidence and information obtained by their respective Field Investigation Units, in consultation with the Archive and Records Section and the Information Systems Management Unit of UNITAD; and
  • any other related duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • A university degree in law or professional qualification in law, international law, criminal investigation, or related fields;
60 Months
  • At least 5 years’ professional legal experience in a Government, international organization or private sector;
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills in English; working knowledge of Arabic an asset;
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, and good general computer literacy;
  • Ability to travel throughout the Republic of Iraq;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Human rights, Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
No

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

Application procedure
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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.
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Application deadline: 05 February 2020