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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Expert Resource Mobilization and Partnerships 09 March 2020 Int. Expert UNESCO Morocco
UNESCO
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
09 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 Director of Office & UNESCO Representative or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Expert Resource Mobilisation and Partnerships will:

  • Support the Director and the Programme Specialists in maintaining effective and positive relationships with all decentralized representatives of potential donors;
  • Keep up to date on the latest developments and initiatives of relevance (e.g. donor trends, new funding initiatives announced by international donors, donors announcing interest in countries of the Maghreb/North Africa region, etc.);
  • Engage the relevant Programme Specialists in the Office in the resource mobilization initiatives in their areas of work;
  • Establish project portfolios according to the interests and formats of possible funding sources;
  • While the substance of any concept note or project proposal will come from the responsible Programme Specialists, the incumbent is responsible for quality assurance, including editing and formatting, and checking the completeness of the proposal. This includes compliance with UNESCO terminology and guidelines on the use of UNESCO’s logo;
  • Ensure that proposals include clear arrangements and agreements on reporting timelines as well as donor visibility (human-interest stories, website/social media coverage, field visits), and that the requirements for visibility are adequately costed in the budget;
  • Overall monitoring of internal reporting schedules under donor agreements to ensure the timely submission of proposals, including allowing sufficient time for quality assurance, editing, etc.
  • While the substance of any donor report will come from the responsible programme specialist, the incumbent is responsible for quality assurance, layout and formatting, and ensuring reporting is in line with initial agreements and templates under the proposal. This includes accuracy check as well as ensuring compliance with UNESCO terminology and guidelines on the use of UNESCO’s logo;
  • Support the Director of UNESCO Rabat with the development of a set of compelling communication tools, such as fact sheets, a standard slide presentation, etc. that can be customized easily for different donors;
  • Support in the organization of events or meetings aimed at the creation of new partnerships and fund mobilization;
  • Contribute to project communication and visibility plans.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. International relations, public policy and/or management or area related to mobilization of resources and partnerships development; 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;
120 Months
  • Knowledge of UNESCO’s mandate would be an asset.
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Good writing skills in French and English;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Skills in fund raising with the private sector;
  • 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; Ability to work in transversal teams;
  • 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 building peace, through promoting gender equality, normative work, building networks and strengthening capacities of partners], volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Agility
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Development programme management
  • At least 10 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in leadership, management, resource mobilization and partnership building, or other relevant programmes; experience with donors’ relations and multilateral cooperation is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Proven experience in resource mobilization;
  • Knowledge of the region (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania) of the technical and financial partners (PTFs in French);
  • Skills in fund raising with the private sector;
No

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

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Application deadline: 09 March 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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Application deadline: 01 March 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sciences, or any Development related field.

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

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

Strong understanding of global development issues;

Familiarity with UNDP policies and procedures and practice areas;

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

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

Very strong initiative-taker.

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

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

No

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

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Application deadline: 1 March 2020

Officier des Droits de l'Homme 02 March 2020 Int. Specialist OHCHR Guinea
OHCHR
Guinea
Conakry (GIN)
French,English
01 April 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
02 March 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe du Chef de l’Unité Protection des Droits de l’Homme, le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes :

  • Etablir et maintenir des relations de coopération avec les institutions étatiques et non étatiques actives en droits de l’homme ;
  • Concevoir des projets du Bureau et évaluer ceux qui lui sont soumis par des partenaires ;
  • Effectuer des recherches sur la situation des droits de l’homme à travers différentes sources d’information y compris les départements du Gouvernement, les médias et autres partenaires ;
  • Organiser des visites de terrain pour enquêter sur des allégations de violation de droits de l’homme, y compris les violences basées sur le genre ;
  • Rédiger des notes et autres outils de plaidoyer pour l’amélioration de la situation des droits de l’homme ;
  • Contribuer à la préparation et l’organisation des activités de renforcement de capacités, formation et sensibilisation en droits de l’homme ;
  • Rédiger divers rapports relatifs aux droits de l’homme (ad hoc, hebdomadaire, mensuel y compris dans le Performance Monitoring System, bimensuel, thématique ; annuel, contributions au rapport de la HCDH et du Secrétaire Général des Nations Unies et autres) ;
  • Contribuer à la planification, la mise en œuvre et l’évaluation des activités en rapport avec le Plan de travail du Bureau ;
  • Contribuer à la saisie en temps voulu des cas précis et vérifiés de violations des droits de l'homme dans la base de données des violations des droits de l’homme ;
  • Participer à la visibilité du mandat du Bureau et de ses activités à travers les relations publiques, l’écrit, le son et l’image ;
  • S’acquitter de toute autre tâche lui confiée par le superviseur, le Représentant de la Haute Commissaire des Nations Unies aux Droits de l’Homme ou son adjointe.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Droits, Sciences Politiques, Sciences Sociales, ou Relations Internationales
36 Months

Un minimum de cinq ans pour le niveau Licence, et de trois ans pour la Maitrise dans une organisation internationale ou nationale des droits de l’homme.

Une expérience de travail dans le contexte Ouest Africain serait un atout.

Maitrise de Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher, Spreadsheet. Une connaissance de logiciel de traitement audiovisuel.

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform
  • Une expérience avérée dans le monitoring des droits de l’homme ;
  • Une expérience démontrée dans la rédaction des rapports en Français et en Anglais ;
  • Une connaissance des règles et instruments nationaux relatifs à la protection et à la promotion des droits de l’homme ;
  • La connaissance du travail dans le Performance Monitoring System serait un atout ;
  • Une bonne connaissance de l’environnement politique, sécuritaire et social de la Guinée ;
  • Une connaissance du mandat et du fonctionnement du Bureau des Droits de l’Homme de l’Homme (OHCDH).
Yes

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

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Project Manager 02 March 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Guinea Bissau
Open

Project Manager

International Specialist
UNDP
Guinea Bissau
Bissau (GNB)
Portuguese,English,French
Immediate
12 months
02 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 the Chief Technical Advisor for Justice or his/her designated mandated representative(s) and in close collaboration with UNODC, IOM and UNIOGBIS, the UN Volunteer Project Manager will undertake the following tasks:

  • Develop the annual programme/project delivery targets and achieve the targets;
  • Contribute to the project implementation on a day-to-day basis;
  • Implement the project and identify areas of weaknesses to ensure the project achieves the planned results in accordance with relevant plans;
  • Follow directions set for him including roles and responsibilities, accountability and reporting ensuring that the work is conducted in accordance with UNDP’s relevant business processes and that high-quality outputs are delivered on time;
  • Perform project quality assurance, monitoring, reporting, field missions, audits, evaluations, formulations and project support services providing day-to-day work within the project and with other Country Office units;
  • Establish annual results, on-going feedback and mid-term and final assessments in line with UNDP Rules and Regulations;
  • Ensure project meets expectations with respect to quality, budget, delivery timelines, and strategy;
  • Brief and consult with the CTA on project progress and provide information and advice as required to contribute to the Country Office initiatives;
  • Identify areas of improvement by applying best practices/lessons learnt using UNDP corporate monitoring tools and corporate reports;
  • Provide support in partnerships with specific project partners;
  • Contribute to manage donor expectations and manage day-to-day donor interaction;
  • Seek and identify additional partnership and funding opportunities, and prepare funding proposals, donor briefing and presentations in support of resource mobilization to advance UNDP’s and the project goals;
  • Assist to mobilize, foster and strengthen strategic partnerships with UN agencies, and other relevant multilateral and bilateral organizations to advance and support the project;
  • Propose collaboration with relevant Government bodies by working closely with Government counterparts and national partners;
  • Establish strong ties to and with national programmes, and other relevant stakeholders.
Master degree or equivalent

Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, law, political science or area related to security, gender and human rights international development.

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.

60 Months

At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in demonstrated experience working with government officials, implementing partners, international donors and other counterparts.

  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Development programme management

At least 5 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in demonstrated experience working with government officials, implementing partners, international donors and other counterparts.

Knowledge in justice (including restaurative justice) and/or security sector reform.

Fluency in Portuguese and working knowledge of English or French.

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 2 March 2020

Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) and Repatriation (DDRR) Assistant 01 March 2020 Int. Specialist MINUSCA Central African Republic
MINUSCA
Central African Republic
Kanga Bandoro (CAF)
French
Immediate
until 30 June 2020 with possibility of extension
01 March 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the DDR team leader, the UN Volunteer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • When working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-)governmental counterparts, set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training;

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

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

  • Performs other related duties as required by direct supervisor

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are required to:

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

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

International Volunteer Day);

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

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

Ongoing reflection activities;

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

Newsletters, press releases, etc.

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

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

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

Possible.

Bachelor degree or equivalent

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

Analysis/Management/Resolution or equivalent, is required.

24 Months

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

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

Degree level: Bachelor's degree

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

Analysis/Management/Resolution or equivalent, is required.

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

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

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

Driving license required: Yes

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

B) Competencies and values:

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

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

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

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

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

Yes

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Application deadline: 01-03-2020

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

Civil Affairs Officer

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

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

Reporting to the Civil Affairs Team Leader at the field office level, the incumbent’s responsibilities will be:

  • Maintain contact with local government authorities, political leaders, traditional leaders, religious leaders, civil society groups and business people, as well as with representatives of local and international organisations and brief them on the mandate and activities of UNMISS, if so required;
  • Provide analysis on conflict management (prevention, mitigation, resolution) including related political, security, social and economic developments, youth and gender-related issues or any other significant developments in order to identify trends within the area of responsibility (AOR), and in support of the mission’s overall protection of civilians mandate;
  • Provide support to local level peace processes;
  • Provide accurate, timely and factual daily, weekly and monthly reports on conflict management, protection of civilians and peace process activities within the area of responsibility;
  • Assist with conducting VIP briefings and visits;
  • Collaborate and coordinate relevant activities, participate in meetings with other UN agencies and other bodies and institutions, including local and international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) operating at the state/county level;
  • Undertake assessment missions to outlying villages and localities to build capacity in the area of conflict management and civic education, gather information, establish and maintain local level relationships;
  • Support the organisation of workshops either within CAD or in collaboration with others;
  • Undertake any other assignment, as may be directed by the Team leader and/or the Director/Deputy Head of the Civil Affairs Division.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

University Degree or advanced degree in conflict related studies, political-economy and/or any relevant social science discipline.

24 Months
  • At least two to three years relevant experience in coordination and liaison with partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience working in conflict situations in the area of conflict management: prevention, mitigation, resolution, essential;
  • Experience in a combination of good governance, democracy building and/or civic education highly regarded;
  • Knowledge of database management an asset;
  • Proven report-writing and analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Community participation and development, Other civil society or community development experience
  • Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and other IT applications and office technology equipment;
  • Valid driver’s license and proven ability to drive manual gear 4x4 vehicles;
  • Affinity with or interest in humanitarian relief, post-conflict situations, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • If deployed in remote locations, must have the background and experience in the field and managing remote team sites.
Yes

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

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Application deadline: 01-03-2020