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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
WASH Engineer 29 February 2020 Nat. Youth UNICEF Jordan
Open

WASH Engineer

National Youth
UNICEF
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
Arabic,English
Immediate
until 28 February 2021 with possibility of extension
29 February 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of WASH Programme manager, the National UN Youth Volunteer will provide support to the WASH officer in the section’s WASH in Schools (WinS) including:

  • Contribute to data collection and analysis for identification of schools;
  • Support in the needs’ assessment for the selected schools;
  • Support in tender document development with MoE (Ministry of Education) engineers, and take part in the proposal evaluation process;
  • Coordinate with MoE (Ministry of Education) engineers, implementing partners at schools and UNICEF WASH team to establish construction activities schedule, monitoring mechanism and reporting requirements;
  • Carry frequent field visits to schools during the rehabilitation and other construction activities and produce Bi-weekly or monthly progress report on the activity progress and work quality;
  • Support in lessons learnt documentation and help produce knowledge management materials in relation to the project;
  • Under the supervision of the WASH officer, provide technical and field support for WASH in the Host Community program including but not limited to; Climate Resilient Water Safety Plans, WASH intervention in Informal Tented Settlements, Climate Adaptation Funds;
  • Support in the generation of Knowledge Management and advocacy tools including collection of relevant information and documentation of the WASH section achievements with field visits;
  • Support the section in implementing the communication plan in event’s preparation, management, donor visits, global WASH events and weekly media reports on WASH sector news in Jordan;
  • Participate in the planning and reporting processes within the section as seen appropriate by the program officer. This includes data compilation and verification from IP managers in line with the annual workplan and reporting on progress using exiting platforms;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

12 Months
  • At least 1-year experience in WASH projects.
  • Basic knowledge of GIS and CAD programs (such as ArcGIS, ARCView, MapInfo, Google Earth Pro, Auto-CAD, MicroStation, and similar) is required
  • Knowledge of hydraulic modelling software such as Epanet, MikeUrban (Mouse) and similar are considered an asset (but not required)
  • Experience working with UN agencies is an asset.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English is required.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, positive, energetic, personable, and respectful of others.
  • Have good 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
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Civil engineering and construction supervision, Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 29-02-2020.

Programme Assistant, Online Volunteering 29 February 2020 Nat. Specialist UNV Kenya
UNV
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
Immediate
until 31 December 2020
29 February 2020

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

Under the primary supervision of Regional Portfolio Manager and the technical supervision of the UNV Online Volunteering Programme Associate, the national UN Volunteer will support the Online Volunteering service delivery by assisting users with regular day-to-day Online Volunteering activities, promoting the service to relevant organizations in the region, as well as supporting the implementation of technical enhancements to the UNV Online Volunteering platform.

S/he will undertake the following tasks:

a. Provide support to the users of UNV’s Online Volunteering service focusing on achieving the following results:

  • Respond to general queries in English including updating of standard messages;
  • Screen organizations’ applications from a given portfolio of countries, ensuring required information is complete, assessing compliance with established criteria, e.g. adherence to UN policies, verifying applicant organizations’ goals and activities through Internet research, and getting timely feedback from field teams;
  • Assist with organization and volunteer feedback monitoring and take action as and when relevant;
  • Guide users on technical website issues, document bugs or possible enhancements and contribute to the implementation of solutions developed by IT partners;

b. Support the daily promotion of the Online Volunteering service in the Arab and ECIS countries and focusing on:

  • Promote the Online Volunteering service by contributing to networking efforts and building relationships with relevant organizations, organizing information meetings and workshops for target organizations and providing relevant information and assistance;

  • Assist with planning and organizing on-site and online events on with selected target groups with a focus on design-led user experience (UX) enhancements;

  • Promote new service offers (volunteer management platform, corporate online volunteering solution) in the region and support partnerships developed

c. Support the development of new content for the website with a focus on increased accessibility by fully utilizing Drupal in-built functionalties:

  • Compile and upload alternative text for blind users or users with low vision;

  • Support the testing of new or enhanced functionalities on different, in particular mobile devices;

  • Assist with the analysis of user feedback and its translation into clearly described user stories, technical specifications contributing to continuous IT enhancements.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree in Computer Science or information technology

60 Months
  • 5 years of relevant experience in information systems, online collaboration, software development, or online communication

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Software and applications development and analysis, Other information and telecommunications technology experience, Web and graphic design
  • Solid computer skills, ideally on Drupal or other open source software at the advanced user level; demonstrated experience in website management is a strong asset;

  • Knowledge of volunteer management experience in a developing country context is a highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of civil society in East and Southern Africa is desirable.

  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills; knowledge of other UN languages would be an asset.

No

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

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Application deadline: 29 February 2020

Spécialiste des Services Intégrés en Santé de la Reproduction 29 February 2020 Nat. Specialist UNFPA Benin
UNFPA
Benin
Parakou (BEN)
French,English
Immediate
9 months
29 February 2020

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

Sous la supervision générale du Représentant Résident de l’UNFPA et en particulier celle du Coordonnateur du Bureau Décentralisé de Parakou, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies aura à accomplir les tâches essentielles suivantes :

  • Accompagner la collecte et l’analyse des informations en matière d’accès et d’utilisation des services de santé de la reproduction et de de suivi des décès maternels et néo natals dans les Zones Sanitaires d’appui et autres structures d’appui ;

  • Appuyer les efforts de recherche et exploiter les données d’études et recherches sur la santé de le reproduction disponibles dans les Départements du Septentrion et tenir à jour les statistiques y relatives, y compris données relatives aux violences basées sur le genre, enregistrement des naissances, fistules obstétricales et mutilations génitales féminines en vue d’alimenter la base de données et de suivi des indicateurs du programme et informer les actions ;

  • Apporter un appui technique aux Zones Sanitaires, les infirmeries des collèges, lycées, Campus et Centres de Promotion Sociale appuyés par le programme pour la planification des initiatives novatrices en matière de services intégrés de santé de la reproduction dans leurs Plans de travail Annuels, avec une attention spécifique aux femmes et jeunes en situation de vulnérabilité ;
  • Participer à la mise en œuvre, la supervision et le suivi des activités des PTA en effectuant des visites de terrain, en participant aux réunions de revue et aux missions de supervision, et élaborer les rapports trimestriels et annuels sur leur état d’avancement ;
  • Développer et entretenir le partenariat avec les ONG et les Organisations de la Société Civile en général et les radios communautaires pour la promotion des activités d’éducation à la santé sexuelle et santé de la reproduction. Contribuer à l’organisation des services à bases communautaires (par les réseaux de relais communautaires) et campagnes de mobilisation sociale visant la promotion d’une approche intégrée de la santé de la reproduction
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Avoir une expertise en renforcement de capacité des prestataires des Services Intégrés de Santé de la Reproduction (santé maternelle et néonatale, services pour les adolescents et les jeunes, Planification Familiale, prise en charge des Violences Basées sur le Genre, des Fistules Obstétricales et enregistrement des naissances);
  • Etre titulaire d’un diplôme de santé publique est un atout ;
  • La maitrise des procédures des Nations Unies, notamment de l’UNFPA est un atout.
60 Months

Capacité informatique : Avoir une maitrise parfaite des logiciels courants de bureau (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), de l’internet et les réseaux sociaux notamment twitter.

Compétences et valeurs :

  • Avoir le sens du travail en équipe et la capacité à travailler sous pression dans un environnement multiculturel ;
  • La capacité de réaliser un coaching permanent dans son domaine d’expertise ;
  • L’esprit d’initiative, le sens de l’innovation et du marketing des nouvelles approches et de nouvelles idées ;
  • De bonnes aptitudes en relations publiques ;
  • Une intégrité, un engagement et une aptitude à travailler en harmonie avec des personnes d’origines et de cultures diverses ;
  • Les compétences pour la gestion des relations humaines, la communication et le développement des individus ;
  • Une capacité de réflexion analytique et stratégique, et une capacité de gestion axée sur les résultats ;
  • Un esprit structuré et une bonne capacité d’expression orale et écrite.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Other health related experience
  • Avoir une expertise en renforcement de capacité des prestataires des Services Intégrés de Santé de la Reproduction (santé maternelle et néonatale, services pour les adolescents et les jeunes, Planification Familiale, prise en charge des Violences Basées sur le Genre, des Fistules Obstétricales et enregistrement des naissances);
  • La maitrise des procédures des Nations Unies, notamment de l’UNFPA est un atout.
Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Technological Awareness

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UN Coordination Officer 29 February 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Kenya
UNICEF
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English
Immediate
12 months
29 February 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Chief- Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer (Monitoring Officer) will:

  • Coordination and collaboration with SRA-2 UN Agencies and Government partners: the UNV is expected to provide technical support to Outcome leads/participating agencies, Government departments for UNDAF SRA-2 in in the formulation and development of the Joint Work Plans, UNINFO- Planning/Reporting, Developing and maintaining an up to date list of focal points from all the participating UN agencies and Government Ministries/ Departments, organizing SRA-2 meetings and maintaining records, and meeting the requirements of the to RCO from UNICEF in a timely manner maintaining quality in all aspects of planning and reporting.

  • Coordination of the Evaluation work within and outside the organization: the UNV will extend technical support and contribute significantly to “Evaluation” work being undertaken by the KCO which entails strengthening the evaluation systems and processes within the office and working with the Government and the Evaluation Society to strengthen the national evaluation capacities in Kenya.
  • Support additional activities relating to quality assurance, Results Based Management and planning and monitoring, as per the PME Action Plan 2020- 2021
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in programme management, social sciences, business administration, management, statistics, or related fields. or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in working with UN agencies and/or the government, with an understanding of the UNDAF coordination /reporting and coordinating Evaluation related work. Experience in programme planning and reporting at national and/or international setting desirable
  • Excellent technical capacities (proven by 2 or more years of relevant work experience) in strategic planning and monitoring, coordination of UNDAF, Results Based Management & specifically in Design and use of Evaluations. This should include demonstrable experience in succinct and results focused report writing and experience in humanitarian programming.
  • 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;
  • Desirable: valid national driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 over rough terrain; (if not applicable, delete)
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in working for children, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation

Coordination,Evaluation and Programme Management

No

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

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Application deadline: 29 February 2020

UN75 Communications Specialist 29 February 2020 Int. Specialist UNDCO Jordan
UNDCO
Jordan
Amman (JOR)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 February 2020

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

Summary of Functions:

  1. Provides strategic input in identifying activities that will be held at the country level in the context of UN75 and coordinate with Resident Coordinator’s Offices, their implementation;
  2. Plans and follow-up the implementation of the regional coordination of communication strategies, advocacy to promote UN75;
  3. Plan, monitors, and documents the promotion of UN75 activities in the region;
  4. Partakes and assists with the work of United Nations Communication Groups in the region on UN75 matters;
  5. Provides communications assistance for the DCO Regional Office;
  6. Plans and monitor the regional coordination for digital communications/content (including social media), while guiding and monitoring institutional RCO/UN Country Team accounts in the region in relation with UN75, and in line with the Secretary-General Bulletin on Institutional Use of Social Media;
  7. Focal point for coordination of media relations and partnership building at the regional level for UN75;

Description of Functions:

Provides strategic input in identifying the activities that will be held at the country level in the context of UN75

  • Coordinates with Resident Coordinators’ Offices their implementation plans, at the strategic level, under the supervision of the Regional Director, and in consultation with UN75 team at HQ and Resident Coordinators’ Offices, the activities and events to be undertaken at the country level in relation with UN75;
  • Supports the Resident Coordinators’ Offices in the region to develop and implement a plan of action and calendar of events related to UN75;
  • Coordinates and follow-up the activities organized by the Resident Coordinators’ Offices at the country level.
  • Liaises with UN75 team in NY regularly for planned updates and troubleshooting as needed

Plans and follow-up the implementation of the regional coordination of communication strategies, advocacy to promote UN75

  • Provides substantive support to the United Nations Department of Global Communications in adapting global communications and advocacy priorities at the regional level while promoting UN75;

  • Maintains close, regular working relationship with Communications and advocacy officers in the region, particularly around UN 75 initiatives;

  • Coordinates regional analyzes and presents inputs to the Regional Office for Arab States for regional strategic advocacy and programme communications for UN75;

  • Coordinates media monitoring and analysis in the areas related to the UN75;

  • Identifies and assesses potential regional issues, concerns and risks related to communications and advocacy for UN75, and suggests corrective actions to the Regional Development Coordination Office;

  • Assists the Regional Development Coordination Office in projecting the UN’s image effectively and accurately in the region as well as promoting transparency and accountability.

Plans and monitor coordination of promoting the United Nations communications and advocacy priorities on UN75 at the regional level

  • Provides substantive support to the United Nations Department of Global Communications in adapting global communications and advocacy priorities at the regional level while promoting UN75;

  • Maintains close and regular working relations with the field offices of DGC in the region on UN 75 matters;

  • Advises the Regional Development Coordination Office on possible sources of funding and in-kind support and partnerships that could be leveraged for promoting UN75;

  • Coordinates regional educational outreach activities, including the organization of Model United Nations conferences and public-speaking engagements at local educational institutions with support from and/or the participation of the respective Resident Coordinator and/or the UN country teams;

  • Coordinates language products, including in Arabic, in addition to other UN official languages.

  • Evaluates results and impact, at the regional level, of communications and advocacy initiatives promoting the work of the United Nations around the 75th anniversary and potentially also in key thematic areas, reporting the outcome to the Regional Development Coordination Office and the United Nations Department of Global Communications.

Plans and monitor the regional coordination for digital communications/content (including social media) for the countries in the region

  • Plans and leads the regional coordination for external and internal digital communications platforms such as the UN country team websites, official UN country team social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.), Intranet and on-line collaboration platforms, also ensuring quality assurance of content;

  • In line with the Secretary-General Bulletin on Institutional Use of Social Media, plans, leads and manages the development and implementation of a regional digital content strategy, assuring quality and contributing to the development of regional key communications and advocacy products (e.g. human-interest stories, multilingual and multimedia content, etc);

  • Conducts regional exercises exploring the applicability of new and emerging tools and techniques to digital communications and advocacy activities to reach a wider, younger audience in the region.

Coordination of UN branding and data/results reporting at regional level on UN75

  • Provides substantive support to the Regional Development Coordination Office on joint UN publications ensuring high-quality standards and the correct application of the UN branding guidelines and the UN publishing standards;

  • Prepares inputs for the Regional Development Coordination Office- Regional Office for Arab States on the use of the UN joint brand at the regional level across UN content and products, both offline and online;

  • Plans, leads and organizes the collection of data and stories on UN75 at the regional level, providing inputs to DCO/RC System reports, supports regional launch events for joint UN publications, coordinating with author entities in the respective UN country teams and relevant local partners, including host country authorities, media representatives, members of academia, etc. to ensure high visibility and impact.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in communication, journalism, international relations or related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

24 Months

A minimum of two (2) years, in public information, communication, journalism, or related area is required. Experience developing and implementing strategic, multimedia and public information campaigns for a diverse audience, and experience interacting and managing relations with the media is required. Experience in working with and/or managing the work of teams in multiple remote locations is required. Experience managing resources, including personnel and budget, to support communications and advocacy activities, is desirable. A minimum of one-year experience working in the political, social and economic context of the region of responsibility is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 29 February 2020

Generator Mechanic 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Generator Mechanic

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
19 April 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Electromechanical unit, Engineering and facility maintenance Section, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Apply commonly used engineering calculations, standard practices and precedents for sizing the Diesel engine generators their Installation, commissioning, overhauling, regular/preventive and breakdown maintenance of generating sets and related equipment’s;
  • Ensures the smooth operation of all generator in accordance with UN rules regulations and guidelines;
  • Evaluates spare parts stock levels of each category of generators and advises the Unit/Section Chief and/or Technical units for requirements and surplus quantities of spare parts, assets and related equipment to ensure adequate stock are maintained to meet the operational requirements of the Mission;
  • Responsible for Generator operation data log sheet (Fuel, Lubricants, KWh, Running Hour, Temperature, Pressure etc.) compilation and maintaining generator sets related equipment records within mission.
  • Prepare presentations for generator operation, diesel fuel consumption, generator operation cost for per Kilo wat/hour (Kw-Hr) and analyze the efficiency of individual generators monthly and advise to Electromechanical unit
  • Develop the generator history card and maintain the records of maintenance, overhaul, and spare used at the mission generators.
  • Estimate cost of repairs of generator, and/or determine whether maintenance burdens are economic, cost effective or feasible or not;
  • Assist in preparation of acquisition plan, performance reports and budget proposal for all generators supplies and requirements;
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain the Diesel Engine power generators;
  • Provide technical support to a team of generator operator & technician and repair crew for generator maintenance and overhauling;
  • Monitor generator service contractors and assist national generator maintenance personnel and technicians assigned to the Engineering and Maintenance Section in the Mission.
  • Liaise with other engineering personnel in the mission and mission logisticians to resolve challenges through teamwork;
  • Coordinate with the other technical units to ensure correct and proper accountability and maintenance of generators;
  • Prepares reports as required and performs any other duties related to electromechanical unit requested by Unit/Section Chief;
  • Undertake research to gather information related to economic power generation, online remote data acquisition & monitoring of Diesel Engine Power Generators;
  • UNV will develop and implement a Capacity building/mentoring/coaching and formal on the-job training programme for national staff, Contractor’s generator mechanic/technician within the Power/Generator Unit.
Technical/Vocational diploma

Diploma degree in Mechanical or Equivalent Engineering with a relevant combination of academic qualifications and experience in diesel engines.

36 Months

A minimum of 3 years progressively experience in the field of Diesel engines & Generators; Experience in Training/Capacity Building, Mentoring as he/she will be expected to be building the capacity of national staff within the electromechanical.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Mechanical engineering
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 01 March 2019

Fuel Assistant 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Fuel Assistant

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
17 May 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 2020

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

Under the overall supervision of the Chief Fuel Unit, The Fuel Assistant will perform the following functions covering Contracts, invoicing and database Management.

  • Raise Funds Pre commitment, commitments and Service Entry Sheets (SES), ensuring timely approval in UMOJA;
  • Generate reports on the allocated funds and use as a basis in budget forecasting;
  • Monitoring the consumption and expenditure under different budget codes;
  • Prepare and maintain monthly expenditure reports in terms of budgetary situation;
  • Assist the Chief of Fuel Unit with budget forecasting and monitoring of usage of allocated funds;
  • Maintain and accurately record all fuel accounting data on electronic files, databases and on regular files as required;
  • Review and analyze database records on a weekly basis for discrepancies;
  • Manage and identify improvements of the Fuel Invoicing database;
  • Ensuring that the received and accepted quantities from the database match the R&I reports;
  • Supervise collation and data entry of information into required databases;
  • Review and analyze database records on a weekly basis for discrepancies;
  • Liaise directly with the R&I representatives and the contractor to ensure the format agrees with the Contract and rectify minor discrepancies;
  • Manage all aspects of fuel accounting and record keeping;
  • Review and maintain all Fuel Unit accounting forms and formats;
  • Placing orders to vendors and coordinate receipt/issue of fuel from vendors to delivery points;
  • Receive and process original requests for the purchase of required fuel products;
  • Prepare and maintain periodic fuel consumption reports both in terms of quantity and budgetary situation;
  • Monitoring the consumption and expenditure under different budget codes;
  • Advise and familiarize clients on data and information requirements;
  • Visit field regional Officers as required to ensure correct record keeping;
  • Act as point of contact for fuel unit audit records;
  • Attend the Contract and Performance Evaluation Meetings and act as note taker;
  • Collection of Invoices at the end of each cycle, ensuring receipt requirements are met in accordance with the Contract;
  • Verify original invoices submitted by the fuel contractor for payment;
  • Review and maintain all Invoice and accounts records;
  • Liaise with Procurement Section, R&I, and Finance Section to ensure timely settlement of invoices and recovery of funds where required;
  • Ensure the Chief of the Fuel Unit and the Contractor are aware of the progress of each invoice in each period via weekly updates;
  • Ensure that all financial and procurement rules and regulations are adhered to when processing payments;
  • Produce reports on the status of outstanding requisitions, paid and/or outstanding invoices, payments and related details;
  • Draft covering letters to permit the passage of invoices for payment;
  • Ensure the timely passage of invoices for timely payment;
  • Provide queries as required by the process of verification and ad hoc report;
  • Generate and provide reports from the database to support the performance evaluation reporting on a monthly basis;
  • Improve and develop required functionality to automate reports generated from the Fuel Invoicing database;
  • Initiate reports on database anomalies;
  • Ensure that all reports, are included in the reconciliation of invoices;
  • Perform any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned by the Chief General Supply and Fuel Unit.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University degree in Geology, Accounting, Statistics or relevant studies and equivalent.

36 Months
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants with experience in accounting for fuel, invoicing and contract administration.
  • Working knowledge of UN specific software of UMOJA is preferable.
  • Ability to generate fuel reports in spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Sound working knowledge of the international procurement and accounting methodologies and system is highly desirable Computer literate: good knowledge of Microsoft office package (Word, Excel, Power point, etc.)

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

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

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Application deadline: 1 March 2020

Architect/ Engineer 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNAMA Afghanistan
Open

Architect/ Engineer

International Specialist
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kabul (AFG)
English,Dari
11 March 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Engineering Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Apply complex principles, practices and precedents for initiating and completing project design, drawings and specifications related to new construction or repair of buildings, prefabricated structures, other infrastructure, including production of Bill of Quantities in the UNAMA mission area;
  • Conduct preliminary site investigations to obtain field data such as site orientation, climatic conditions, soil characteristics, drainage and other data required for selection of sites within the field mission;
  • Prepare detailed architectural drawings, designs and specifications for accommodation structures (office & residential) and other infrastructure for UNAMA.
  • Plan and prepare layouts of camps, building clusters, for mission headquarters, regional and provincial locations;
  • Maintain the drawing and design records and the drawing/specification library for the UNAMA Drawing and Design Office;
  • Estimate cost of new construction projects, estimate for repairs to damaged buildings, facilities and systems
  • Prepare detailed scopes of work of agreed technical options, technical specifications, Bill of Quantities, cost estimates, and bid documents;
  • Furnish the detailed construction drawings during continuance of the Contract;
  • Supervise and monitor construction work for achieving the expected outputs of the project;
  • Record the work measurement and certify the contractor’s interim and final bill of payment;
  • Undertake research to gather information related to engineering projects;
  • Prepare engineering presentation using up to date technologies;
  • Perform site visits to supervise contractors, prepare progress reports and verify works.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree (Bachelor or equivalent) in Architecture or Civil Engineering

36 Months

A Minimum five (5) years working experience in Architectural planning and design; development of Projects, preparation of BOQ and supervision of construction projects: Computer literacy with good knowledge of AutoCad program, Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and other Office equipment. Knowledge of software applications specific to design and architecture is a plus.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Civil engineering and construction supervision
Yes

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

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Political Affairs Assistant 01 March 2020 Nat. Youth UNAMA Afghanistan
UNAMA
Afghanistan
Kandahar (AFG)
English,Dari
10 March 2020
until 31 December 2020
01 March 2020

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

Under the overall and direct supervision of an international Political Affairs Officer in each region, , the NUNV Political Affairs Officer will be provided with on-the-job training in order to support the Political Affairs in areas of:

  • Gathering, selecting and analysing information from diverse sources, including publications and the media, with special attention to the representation of all segments of society including vulnerable categories like minorities and women;
  • Supporting the monitoring of national, provincial and district level political developments and keep abreast of latest trends and developments in the area of assignment in accordance with the priorities established by the mission;
  • Assisting in maintaining up to date knowledge of events relating to political issues in general, and in particular areas of responsibility as well as thematic mandates;
  • Assisting in the development and maintaining of profiles/maps database for the political section, including: provincial and district profiles, tribal profiles, background of important personalities, and other directories, profiles, maps as requested;
  • Assisting in the maintaining contacts with regional/local civil and government officials/structures; community leaders; political parties and civil society representatives in areas of responsibility;
  • Assisting in preparing summaries of articles from a wide variety of sources and provide inputs to reports;
  • Supporting the Office’s provision of good offices in line with the mandate;
  • Interpret from English into Pashto/Dari and vice-versa during meetings; Translate documents from English into Pashto/Dari whenever necessary;
  • Providing support to visiting teams/missions as required;
  • Participating in periodic field missions in order to update the overall political situation;
  • Providing administrative and logistical support to officers in the Political Affairs Division; including arrangements for meetings, preparing documents etc.
  • Supporting field trips including preparation of road mission requests and arrange for security clearances
  • Creating and maintaining administrative files and official records including records of incoming and outgoing correspondence
Bachelor degree or equivalent

First Level degree or equivalent; post-secondary training in political affairs, law, humanities or related area.

Relevant experience in areas linked to political affairs, governance and development issues is desirable.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Dari(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Political affairs and political reporting

Previous experience in political affairs, governance and development issues is desiderable

No

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

Gender and Protection Officer / Accountability to Affected Populations 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist WFP Mali
WFP
Mali
Mopti (MLI)
English,French
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
01 March 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Protection Advisor, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the Protection Advisor in the identification of protection risks in WFP operations either in direct implementation and partners’ implementation and undertake analysis of Protection concerns, gauging the Protection risks to all assisted populations.
  • Support the Protection Advisor in the conduct of an analysis of the stakeholder’s power/conflict dynamics, and provide advice to ensure that WFP’s Programmes do not negatively impact the context and effectively integrate conflict sensitive programming in the design and follow up of the operations;
  • Support gender analysis in key integrated resilience sites and identify key interventions to support gender mainstreaming and women empowerment within the framework of WFP’s resilience intervention package;
  • Support to the implementation / Launch of the different interventions specifically targeting women empowerment;
  • Support with the Programme teams on the development / update of WFP’s implementation tools and ensure their adjustment where needed to ensure a proper mainstreaming of gender (targeting, participatory planning, M&E, etc.)
  • Ensure the effective implementation of Accountability to affected Population mechanisms, such as Complains and feedback mechanisms, through regular focus groups with targeted communities, on the ground information collection and including but not limited to supporting the deployment and the effective running of the Hotline and by providing training to field personnel and partners;
  • Analyze Accountability to Affected Populations Mechanisms on a regular basis and adjust the tools and mechanisms as required;
  • Support the analysis and implementation of participatory planning exercise and mechanisms and linkage with planning at communal level, support strengthened accountability and legitimacy of decentralized structures;
  • Ensure timely and appropriate reporting on AAP.
  • Provide training/workshop to WFP personnel and partners, especially those who are field based, on AAP tools and mechanisms and other topics, such as protection and gender as required.
  • Support the identification of partnerships with other UN humanitarian agencies, National and International NGOs and civil society and other relevant actors on assessment and mitigation of current and emerging Protection issues and referrals and represent WFP in the relevant fora (clusters, working groups etc..) at SO level.
  • Support the development and integration of relevant tools, including assessment, targeting, M & E, and reporting tools while ensuring the confidentiality of sensitive data; including providing guidance on monitoring of food distributions/CBT interventions with a protection lens.
  • In coordination with the CwC focal point, support the development of a communication strategy for communication with affected populations. In order to improve community acceptance, the advisor should ensure that the strategy and key messages for communicating with communities are appropriate and give due consideration to humanitarian, protection and gender issues. The communication strategy should be linked to other AAP activities such as the establishment/implementation of the complaint and feedback mechanism (CFM).
  • Support the development and implementation of WFP Mali'2 2020-2024 gender and woman emporment strategy and Action Plan, in particular at SO level, under the Gender Advisor technical supervision.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced University degree in Social or Political Science, International Development, Development Economics, gender or other relevant field, or First University degree with additional years of related work experience and/or training/courses. Specific certificates or degrees in studies related to gender will constitute an asset.

36 Months
  • Has implemented protection strategies, plans and innovations and has experience leading strategic discussions and planning processes;
  • Has managed partnerships with government, technical and financial partners and civil society in the protection and AAP agenda;
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant professional experience in coordination, planning, integration, advocacy for/in protection; experience in humanitarian settings and with humanitarian clusters required;
  • technical knowledge regarding protection and gender in humanitarian action, AAP, GBV, such as humanitarian planning and implementation instruments and processes, would be a strong asset;
  • Desirable: experience with training and facilitation (including participatory approaches), project development and management, monitoring and evaluation, human rights-based approaches, capacity development approaches, are all assets;
  • Culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members and local authorities;
  • 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;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • 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;
  • Ability to perform duties under stress and in insecure, isolated and potentially hostile environments;
  • Have affinity with or interest in women’s and gender issues, humanitarian action, refugee work, post-conflict or natural disaster situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Gender equality and the advancement of women

Competencies and values:

  • Professionalism: demonstrated understanding of operations relevant to UN Women; technical capabilities or knowledge relevant or transferrable to UN Women 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 UN Women 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 Mission area and to transfer to other duty stations within the Mission area as necessary;
  • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UN Women’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values.
No

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Application deadline: 1st March 2020