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Finance Analyst 16 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Senegal
Open

Finance Analyst

International Specialist
UNDP
Senegal
Dakar (SEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
16 August 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 Project Manager/Sahel Programme and overall guidance of the DRR Operations and in collaboration with the finance team in the Regional Hub, the Finance Analyst will contribute to ensure the highest efficiency in financial resources management and the provision of accurate, thoroughly researched and documented financial information, effective delivery of financial services, transparent utilization of financial resources and management of the Programme and projects. S/he will work closely with the UNDP COs focal points implementing the project in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger. S/he will be responsible for:

  • Financial analysis and oversight for all resources managed by the joint programme including contributions for general services and provision of high-quality professional advice to the project manager;
  • Proper planning and expenditure tracking of management projects’ resources and audit of financial resources, including extra-budgetary income in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Organization and oversight of project management processes, including liquidity management, recommendation of impress level, risk assessment, bank relationship management, timely accounting and reconciliation of all transactions, security for cash assets in close collaboration with the UNDP COs;
  • Monitoring of financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions and investigation of anomalies or unusual transactions. Provision of information to supervisors and other UNDP RSCA on the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained;
  • Full compliance of financial activities, financial recording/reporting system and audit follow up with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies; implementation of the effective internal control, proper design and functioning of the financial resources management system;
  • Regional and Country level Finance business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal standard operating procedures in the Finance Unit; control of the workflows in the Finance Unit;
  • Continuous analysis and monitoring of the financial situation, presentation of forecasts for management projects;
  • Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigates anomalies or unusual transactions. Informs supervisors and other UNDP/Hub of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained;
  • Routinely monitor compliance with IPSAS rules and guidelines in financial transactions conducted at the regional and country levels;
  • Coordinates with the Project Manager in monitoring the IPSAS
  • Management of facility financial resources through planning, guiding, monitoring and controlling of the resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Preparation and monitoring of management projects’ budgets in Atlas;
  • Regular analysis and reporting on the budget approvals and the delivery situation of management projects;
  • Elaboration of proper mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in budget management;
  • Collection of information on internal and external clients’ satisfaction and needs in order to develop improvements to services;
  • Review of financial reports before their submission to donors.
  • Perform other duties as required and requested.
Master degree or equivalent
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in providing financial management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems, or other relevant programmes; experience with Audit and accounting is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Experience working with UNDP and good knowledge of Atlas.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Finance, accounting and audit, Administration and administrative assistance, Other development programme/project experience
  • International level in providing financial management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems, or other relevant programmes;
  • 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;
No

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Application deadline: 16 August 2020

Air Operations Assistant 20 August 2020 Int. Specialist MONUSCO Democratic Republic of Congo
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
MONUSCO
Democratic Republic of Congo
Goma, Kalemie, Beni (COD)
English,French
Immediate
until 30 June 2021 with possibility of extension
20 August 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Air Region/Unit Chief the duties of the Operations Coordinator will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Plans and coordinates air transportation activities in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures, UN directives, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) Aviation Manual, UN Aviation Standards for Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Air Transport Operations (UN AVSTADS), ICAO standards and recommended practices and the host country's Aeronautical Information Publications (AIPs).

  • Ensure that air operations are conducted in compliance with Air Tasking Orders (ATOs)/Daily Flight Schedule (DFS), DPKO Aviation Manual, MONUSCO Aviation SOP and other relevant SOPs, UN directives, ICAO, IATA and the host country’s aviation standards, practices, procedures and regulations.

  • Review all operational and logistical mission requests sent by JMCC/MOVCON and Force Air Operations.

  • Manage CASEVAC/MEDEVAC flights, VIP flights and other special missions.

  • Participate in the integrated Search and Rescue operations for MONUSCO air assets and other aircraft upon request.

  • Review, plan and coordinate daily projected task orders and air support requirements.

  • Conduct risk analysis and determine risk mitigation measures in order to bring risks to acceptable levels.

  • Ensure airframes are selected and allocated to achieve maximum cost effectiveness in mission support.

  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Technical/Vocational diploma

Technical or vocational Diploma/License in Air Transport/Flight Operations, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment is required.

60 Months

5 Years experience in related field

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Air transport, air traffic control and safety
  • Air transport, air traffic control or safety are mandatory;

  • Other transport related experience Optional;

  • Computer skills: Proficient in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word,) and other IT applications;

  • Language skills: A good command of spoken and written English is required, and knowledge in French is an advantage;

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Technical or vocational certificate in Air Transportation, Safety Management, Air Traffic Control or graduation from equivalent military establishment or military/air traffic control training is required;

    • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in aviation industry including at least 3 years of experience in an occupation directly related to air transportation operations;

    • Relevant training/experience in flight operations management and scheduling is highly desirable;

    • Good knowledge of Aviation and of the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is needed;

    • Receptiveness towards client needs is very important, including the ability to maintain tact and diplomacy always;

    • Solid computer skills including proficiency and in-depth knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, Power Point); High school diploma or equivalent;

Yes

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

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Application deadline: 20 August 2020

Environmental Law and Knowledge Management Specialist 23 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
23 August 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 Head of the International Environmental Law Unit with additional reporting to the Head of the National Environmental law Unit, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in performing UNEP’s roles and functions as Secretariat under the Montevideo Programme V – a global program on supporting countries to advance environmental rule of law - including the servicing of meetings, preparation of background documents, and preparing meeting reports;
  • Keep the UNEP-Law and Environment Assistance Platform up to date with environmental law news and knowledge products, and perform relevant data analysis;
  • Keep the UNEP Global Judicial Portal up to date with knowledge products, membership lists, case law, and other relevant information;
  • Support the Law Division with legal research for the Second Global Environmental Rule of Law Report to be published in 2021;
  • Assist in administering technical support and capacity building programmes for Member States on environmental law under the Montevideo Programme V;
  • Assist in the review of legal documents, instruments, or other material on environmental law and related areas under the Montevideo Programme V;
  • Assist in the preparation of legal opinions/advice on a wide range of environmental law issues under the Montevideo Programme V; and
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Specialization in environmental law, international law or related field.

24 Months

A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in environmental law or environmental governance. Prior experience at the international level is advantageous. Experience in knowledge management is also advantageous.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
International law
  • Environmental Law/governance
  • Knowledge management
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Creativity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 23 August 2020

Regional Global Adaptation Network (GAN) Liaison 23 August 2020 Int. Specialist UNEP Kenya
UNEP
Kenya
Nairobi (KEN)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
23 August 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 direct supervision of the GAN Coordinator and with a second reporting line to Regional Climate Change Coordinator in the respective region or to his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Regional GAN Liaison [insert Assignment Title] will be:

  • Supporting 3 regional networks of GAN in their respective regional headquarters i.e. Nairobi, Panama and Bangkok (Africa: Ebafosa / AAKNet; Latin America: Regatta; and Asia Pacific: APAN)
  • Liaising and reaching out to other actors and networks in the region to strengthen and expand the regional presence of GAN
  • Keeping abreast of adaptation events in the region and exploring opportunities for GAN to connect / support
  • Creating and updating contact lists for the regional networks to share and cross-fertilize with GAN’s networks;
  • Building a database of regional adaptation contacts, organizations, companies, and prestigious experts along with their areas of expertise.
  • Making regular contact with leading adaptation experts including in the private sector, and keeping abreast / discovering what they’re working on, interest and expertise (for potential involvement in projects, publications, sessions, webinars)
  • Supporting bi-directional connections between regional networks and GAN (exploring ways for GAN to work to support and connect the regions)
  • Developing surveys, conducting research and outreach to gather information, evidence, synthesize knowledge and create case studies from regional adaptation work including projects in the regions on best practices, barriers to EbA adoption and uptake, for feeding into the Global EbA Fund, UNEP normative work and global processes including UNFCCC
  • Creating content in the form of articles, stories, op-eds or other for bimonthly GAN and/or regional network newsletters, websites or reports
  • Supporting and organizing virtual or in-person adaptation events, webinars, seminars or sessions.
  • Gathering information on regional adaptation reading to feed into regular GAN reading lists Dveloping reports on latest activities of updating GAN’s regional networks and partners on GAN’s latest activities

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

This could also including mapping out these organizations and experts, along with the linkages between them

Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree related to environmental management, climate change, natural resources management or other relevant area;

36 Months
  • Required: At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in support of environmental or science networks or other relevant programmes; experience with adaptation, in particular ecosystem-based adaptation or nature-based solutions, is desired, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Required: Excellent proven written and oral communication skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting and analytical skills in English;
  • Desired: for Latin America: knowledge of Spanish; for Africa, knowledge of French and/or Arabic;
  • 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;
  • Have affinity with or interest in adaptation, in particular ecosystem-based adaptation, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Sustainable natural resources management and climate change adaptation, Other energy, environment and climate change related experience
No

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

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Application deadline: 23 August 2020

Reporting Officer 19 August 2020 Int. Youth UNICEF Togo
Open

Reporting Officer

International Youth
UNICEF
Togo
Lome (TGO)
French,English
01 September 2020
12 months
19 August 2020

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

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

  • Prepare Grant analysis, donor profiles and briefing notes in preparation of meetings and/or relations with donors.
  • Assist in the Fundraising Taskforce and maintain an up-to-date Fundraising matrix and the reporting status.
  • Develop a system for centralized recording and monitoring system of the Country Office fundraising activities.
  • Contribute to the monitoring of key performance indicators for the office on a weekly basis
  • Support the strengthening of the internal control function to ensure that donor reports are in compliance with donor’s conditions and the quality of reports is consistent
  • Support Office reporting requirements and other ad-hoc requests in reporting by editing and preparing quality reports across programmes.
  • Keep track of report due dates and work in collaboration with programmes to follow-up and ensure timely reporting.
  • Ensure the editing and the production of quality proposals across areas and donors.
  • Ensure the primary level of quality assurance before submission to the Management which consist of:
  • For donor reports: verifying the coherence of reports with related project proposals and previous reports, as well ensuring the report is written accordingly to the RBM (Result Based Management Approach) and other key elements as per the established check list,
  • For project proposals: ensuring the report is written accordingly to the RBM (Result Based Management Approach) and integrating the key elements listed in the check list for donor reports, verifying the budget calculations and the allocations of percentages for salaries of staff responsible for the implementation (10-20% of programmable budget), M&E, visibility and operational costs (respectively 2.5% + 2.5% + 5% of programmable budget).
  • Ensure the timely preparation and dissemination of other mandatory and special reports, as well as briefing documents and corporate publications relating to programmed activities in support of UNICEF Togo Emergency responses (i.e: SitReps).
  • Perform other assigned duties and responsibilities related to donor reporting, fundraising and donor relations
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University degree in Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Development, Planning, Communication or a related field
12 Months
  • One (1) or two (2) years practical work experience in the above-mentioned areas or related fields.
  • Fluency in French and English
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public information and reporting, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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Voluntario Naciones Unidas WASH en emergencias 16 August 2020 Nat. Expert UNICEF El Salvador
UNICEF
El Salvador
San Salvador (SLV)
Spanish
Immediate
6 months
16 August 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

El VNU trabajará bajo la supervisión de la Oficial de Salud, Nutrición y Emergencias, en estrecha coordinación con la Oficial de WASH en emergencias. El Voluntario/a utilizará la modalidad de teletrabajo inicialmente, y contará con espacio disponible en la oficina local de UNICEF o donde los socios implementadores si las condiciones sanitarias son favorables, considerando que se den las condiciones para trabajar presencialmente durante el tiempo del contrato y asistirá en la coordinación entre UNICEF y los otros socios implementadores, y Naciones Unidas involucradas, y contribuirá al monitoreo y evaluación de las acciones en el territorio con las instituciones de gobierno . La Supervisora asegurará un ambiente óptimo para el aprendizaje y el alto rendimiento, así como de aprendizaje continuo.

El/la Voluntario(a) nacional de la ONU llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Facilitar la coordinación con socios implementadores, instituciones nacionales y sistema de Naciones Unidas para alcanzar los resultados acordados en el programa de trabajo acordado con el CERF en el sector WASH.
  • Contribuir al monitoreo de las acciones en el terreno y elaboración de reportes de avance. Proporcionar asesoramiento técnico al socio implementador para la óptima ejecución, de las actividades para asegurar la consecución de los objetivos esperados;
  • Promover el uso de metodologías para ampliar los enfoques comunitarios en WASH y para movilizar la acción voluntaria en toda la comunidad para la adopción la practicas de higiene y contribuir a la sostenibilidad.
  • Apoyar el trabajo en red en el terreno y colaborar con los Servicios de Salud locales, albergues, centros educativos y otros asociados para monitorear el estado de la ejecución. Hacer visitas de terreno y elaborar informes.
  • Elaborar informes mensuales de progreso, y apoyar la elaboración de informes a donantes, y desarrollar cualquier otro informe e insumo relacionado si es necesario;
  • Asegurar la disponibilidad de documentación de respaldo y verificación de las actividades y entregas de suministros a la población atendida de acuerdo al cronograma de trabajo establecido;
  • Apoyo en el Monitoreo de la ejecución del proyecto con las contrapartes, socios implementadores y otros actores locales de la respuesta interagencial a las tormentas tropicales en contexto de COVID-19.
  • Compilar indicadores a partir de datos para facilitar el monitoreo e identificar cuellos de botella en la ejecución del proyecto, y formular recomendaciones en coordinación con equipo UNICEF;
  • Participar en reuniones de coordinación del cluster WASH o interagenciales a solicitud o requerimiento.
  • Realizar cursos mandatorios de UNICEF.

Además, se alienta a los Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas a integrar el mandato del programa de Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas dentro de su asignación y promover la acción voluntaria a través del compromiso con las comunidades en el curso de su trabajo. Como tales, los Voluntarios de las Naciones Unidas deberían dedicar una parte de su tiempo de trabajo a algunas de las siguientes actividades sugeridas:

  • Fortalecer su conocimiento y entendimiento sobre el concepto de voluntariado por medio de la lectura de publicaciones pertinentes tanto del programa VNU como externas, así como desempeñar un papel activo en las actividades del programa VNU, como por ejemplo en los eventos de conmemoración del Día Internacional del Voluntariado (DIV);
  • Conocer y desarrollar las formas tradicionales y/o locales de voluntariado en el país anfitrión;
  • Reflexionar sobre el tipo y la calidad de la acción voluntaria que se lleva a cabo, incluida su participación en actividades realizadas periódicamente;
  • Contribuir con artículos/críticas (opiniones) de las experiencias en el terreno y enviarlas a la sede para su publicación en el sitio web, publicaciones, panfletos/boletines, notas de prensa, etc. del programa VNU;
  • Ayudar con el Programa de Mentores para los nuevos Voluntarios de la ONU;
  • Asesorar a grupos locales en el uso del servicio Voluntariado en Línea del programa VNU o promover el uso del servicio con individuos y organizaciones locales pertinentes cuando sea técnicamente posible;
Master degree or equivalent
  • Título: Licenciatura en Salud Ambiental, Ingenieria Ambiental, Civil, Salubrista Ambiental, y otras relacionadas al trabajo en Agua Saneamiento e Higiene.

  • Maestría /Postgrados Universitarios: Salud Pública, Emergencias y Desastres, Infraestructura, Desarrollo local, Monitoreo y Evaluación de programas y proyectos.

96 Months
  • Experiencia laboral: Al menos 8 años de experiencia profesional relevante en ejecución de programas de desarrollo en agua, saneamiento e higiene, trabajo con sistemas rurales y comunitarios de agua potable y saneamiento. Experiencia en emergencias, sistema nacional de protección civil u otras actividades relacionadas en espacios de coordinación a nivel local, comunitario, municipal y nacional.
  • Se valorará positivamente experiencia previa de trabajo con agencias de Naciones Unidas.
  • Requisito de área de especialización:

o Agua Saneamiento e Higiene

o Salud pública

o Sistemas rurales y comunitarios de agua potable

o Estructuras funcionales y sostenibles en agua potable a nivel institucional y comunitario

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos de desarrollo

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos en contexto de emergencias

o Otra experiencia relacionada.

El/La titular debe ser una persona dinámica y multifuncional, que apoya a UNICEF y a socios implementadores con profesionalismo, dedicación y que debe estar dispuesta a trabajar en el campo si se dan las condiciones óptimas en aspectos programáticos y también apoyar en los aspectos operativos y logísticos. Se requieren las siguientes calificaciones:

  • Excelentes habilidades interpersonales; Sensibilidad cultural y social; capacidad para trabajar de manera inclusiva y en colaboración con una variedad de socios, incluidos miembros de la comunidad y autoridades en diferentes niveles;
  • Excelentes habilidades de comunicación orales y escritas; excelentes habilidades de redacción, formulación, presentación de informes en español.
  • Habilidades para sistematizar información y manejar bases de datos;
  • Conocimiento general sólido de informática, incluida competencia en varias aplicaciones de MS Office (Excel, Word, etc.) y correo electrónico / internet; familiaridad con la gestión de bases de datos; y equipos de tecnología de oficina;
  • Experiencia en implementación y monitoreo de proyectos de desarrollo en WASH y en contextos de emergencia
  • Experiencia en trabajo de campo.
  • Enfoques basados ​​en los derechos humanos, derechos del niño, género y discapacidad.
  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Water, sanitation and environmental engineering
  • Requisito de área de especialización:

o Agua Saneamiento e Higiene

o Salud pública

o Sistemas rurales y comunitarios de agua potable

o Estructuras funcionales y sostenibles en agua potable a nivel institucional y comunitario

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos de desarrollo

o Monitoreo y Evaluación de proyectos en contexto de emergencias

o Otra experiencia relacionadas

No

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

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Fecha límite para postularse: 16 Agosto 2020, a las 23:59 hrs. (Hora Alemana)

Experto en Comunicaciones y Web 20 August 2020 Nat. Expert IFAD Brazil
IFAD
Brazil
Brasilia (BRA)
Portuguese,Spanish
01 September 2020
until 31 December 2020 with possibility of extension
20 August 2020

Minimum age: 35 years old. Applicants must nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

En el marco de la autoridad delegada y bajo la supervisión del Director del Centro o su representante designado, en colaboración con el consultor en comunicación, web design y Gestión de Conocimiento (GC), el/la Voluntario/a llevará a cabo las siguientes tareas:

  • Trabajar en la implementación de la estrategia de comunicación del Centro, proponiendo el diseño de productos y herramientas necesarias para su ejecución, en particular la creación de un Microsite para el Centro;
  • Contribuir a incrementar la visibilidad del Centro mediante el apoyo a las comunicaciones proactivas (pitching a plataformas y periodistas expertos, inclusión de artículos sobre el Centro en publicaciones de aliados, búsqueda de eventos y oportunidades que aumentan la visibilidad de las acciones de CSST y GC en LAC);
  • Seleccionar potenciales contenidos para el microsite y proponer las formas de narración de las historias de éxito identificadas y apoyar con las comunicaciones sobre su impacto;
  • Promover acciones de sensibilización junto a los otros Hubs del FIDA en LAC y apoyar el desarrollo de capacidades para la formulación de insumos para el microsite, incluyendo acciones de capacitación del staff
  • Establecer lazos de colaboración con la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) y el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) para actividades de divulgación específicas;
  • Evaluar el uso de redes sociales para cumplir con los objetivos de la estrategia de comunicación y crear contenidos para las redes seleccionadas, optimizando la relación con proyectos y donaciones del FIDA
  • Apoyar la creación de newsletters y gestionar el envío de boletines externos e internos, y actualizar las listas de contactos
  • Redactar notas de prensa y apoyar en la gestión de las relaciones con medios
  • Mantener el contacto con el equipo de comunicación el FIDA (COM) en Roma y el experto de comunicación de la división de LAC
  • Realizar un reporte bimestral al Director del Centro sobre los objetivos cumplidos
  • Otras tareas que el Director del Centro o su representante designa estimen necesarias
Master degree or equivalent

Título universitario de posgrado en Comunicación Social/ Ciencias de la Comunicación; con énfasis en gestión de conocimiento y medios digitales. Se valoran estudios de especialización en temas relacionados con desarrollo rural, género, poblaciones vulnerables y sostenibilidad.

Se considerarán candidatos/as con una licenciatura con dos años adicionales de experiencia.

96 Months
  • Al menos 8 años de experiencia laboral profesional a nivel nacional y/o internacional en. periodismo, producción de audiovisuales o en temas similares en proyectos y/o instituciones, de preferencia vinculados al desarrollo rural;
  • Experiencia específica mínima de 5 años en relaciones públicas, comunicaciones, o áreas afines, produciendo y comunicando historias de cambios sociales, incluyendo sistemas basados en la web;
  • Se valora experiencia laboral en temas relacionados con género, poblaciones vulnerables y sostenibilidad.
  • Deseable contar con experiencia previa en programas de desarrollo, particularmente proyectos y/o programas financiados por la cooperación internacional.
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Spanish(Optional), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Public information and reporting, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Capacidad para la elaboración de medios y estrategias de información en varios formatos (comunicados de prensa, sitios web, artículos, material audiovisual, documentos, factsheet.)
  • Excelente habilidad de redacción y elaboración de notas de prensa, documentos, presentaciones en PowerPoint, prezi, informes, etc
  • Buen manejo de programas para diseño, visual y de publicación.
No

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Fecha límite para postularse: 20 Agosto 2020 a las 23:59 hrs, horario de Alemania

VOLUNTARIOS NACIONALES
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Technicien de Groupe élèctrogène (Tessalit) 16 August 2020 Nat. Specialist MINUSMA Mali
MINUSMA
Mali
Tessalit (MLI)
French
Immediate
until 30 June 2020
16 August 2020

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

Sous la supervision directe de Mr. Handapangoda Perera, Technicien de Groupe élèctrogène le/la Volontaire des Nations Unies effectuera les tâches suivantes:

  • Apporter un appui à la réalisation des installations de groupes électrogènes de petite et grande capacité et des équipements connexes.
  • Aider à l'entretien programmé et courant, aux réparations d'urgence et à la révision des groupes électrogènes (statiques/mobiles), y compris l'installation de systèmes de carburant auxiliaires, tels que les réservoirs, les pompes et les travaux en fosse.
  • Responsable de l'installation et de l'entretien des groupes électrogènes et du matériel connexe au sein de la mission.
  • Il est responsable de l'utilisation rationnelle et en toute sécurité des outils et du matériel spécialisé.
  • Appliquer les normes et les pratiques d'ingénierie dans l'installation et l'entretien des groupes électrogènes.
  • Veiller à la modification des systèmes des groupes électrogènes diesel, y compris l'installation de préchauffeurs, de chargeurs de batterie, de systèmes d'alimentation en carburant et d'autres pièces diesel connexes.
  • Apporter des modifications au câblage des circuits de commande du diesel et des appareils électriques propres au système de secours du diesel.
  • Aider à enquêter, à déterminer les sources de problèmes, à dépanner et à réparer les problèmes du système de secours et de commutation de la filière.
  • Préparer des dossiers sur les réparations, l'entretien, les pièces commandées et les pièces utilisées.
  • Transporter de l'équipement, des outils et des produits liquides à destination et en provenance des lieux de travail ; faire fonctionner et entretenir l'équipement, les outils et les dispositifs de sécurité qui sont conçus pour soulever, déplacer, transporter, réparer, mesurer ou protéger.
  • Remplir d'autres fonctions selon les affectations.
Secondary education

Diplôme d'études secondaires, compétences dans le domaine de l'entretien des groupes électrogènes est obligatoire

36 Months

Au moins 3 ans dans le domaine d’entrétien des groupes élèctrogènes et de leur opérations

  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Facility, camp and compound maintenance and management
  • Maîtrise des applications standard de Microsoft Office, e-mail/Internet, Lotus Notes, Out Look et autres applications informatiques, en particulier connaissance et expérience pratique des tableurs.
  • La connaissance de l'anglais est souhaitable.
No

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

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NB : Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens du MALI et les résidents légaux du MALI ayant une carte de résident de ce pays, le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce. N’oubliez pas de cocher oui pour : « Je voudrais être considéré/e pour le volontariat dans mon pays. »

Date limite pour postuler : 16-08-2020

Information and Knowledge Management 16 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Panama
UNICEF
Panama
Panama City (PAN)
Spanish,English,French
Immediate
12 months
16 August 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of WASH Specialist, LACRO, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
• Respond to the coordination platform participants’ needs for information.
• Adapt existing regional or in-country information and knowledge management approaches for collecting, analysing and reporting activities and resources, and identifying information and knowledge gaps
• Work in close collaboration with the different national platforms to address urgent needs related to COVID-19 response
• Establish and maintain information databases that consolidate, analyse and report/disseminate information critical to decision making.
• Maintain regular reporting from different national platforms incluring in the REDLAC and R4V platforms
• Work with members/ participants to identify information and knowledge gaps at regional, national and sub-national levels and propose ways to bridge those gaps
• Work with the OCHA Information Management Specialist at regional level and where required at national level via the national coordination leads to develop appropriate supportive strategies.
• Use GIS mapping for map production and geographic data management
• Manage flows of information and dissemination in an appropriate way, including website management, bulletins, newsletters, contact list, mailing lists, etc
• Support the development and analysis of needs assessment and monitoring programmes
• To provide information management leadership in assessments and monitoring, including joint assessments and training.
• Lead on the preparation of SitRep and other reports with emphasis on plans, targets and achievements.
• Develop and strengthen information and knowledge management capacity through one-on-one support, training and webinars
• Contribute to meet all core cluster functions
• Contribute to improve quality, availability, access and use of knowledge of the WASH Sector in the Region and within UNICEF WASH LAC with focus on children in the region, including organization of the knowledge, identification of opportunities to distribute this knowledge, to prepare materials appropriate for the identified opportunities and help that these opportunities are used to their full potential.
• Identifies and prioritized opportunities for knowledge distribution
• In coordination with communication and program sections prepares accessible knowledge products to facilitate access to knowledge.
• Contributes to maintain communities of practice.
• Contributes to capturing of internal knowledge through documentation of practices and lessons learned, in collaboration with other sections.
• Provides other necessary support to COs and partners on KM

Master degree or equivalent

University degree, preferably at an advanced level, in a subject area relevant to information management or WASH related studies including civil and environmental engineering, public health and related subjects.

Alternatively, a MA in Knowledge Management, Communication and Social Sciences with WASH field experience.

Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.

Formal training in cluster information management an advantage

60 Months

• At least 5/7 years progressively responsible humanitarian work experience with UN and/or NGO, including information management experience in the first phase of a major emergency response relevant to the cluster
• Extensive work experience outside the humanitarian sector which is relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for humanitarian experience.

• Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in Information Management, Knowledge Management, WASH, Coordination required.

  • Spanish(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Water quality control, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation

Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in Information Management, Knowledge Management, WASH, Coordination required.

No

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

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

Application deadline: 16 August 2020 at 23:59hrs, Germany time

Innovation Specialist 18 August 2020 Nat. Specialist UNICEF Algeria
UNICEF
Algeria
Algiers (DZA)
French,Arabic,English
01 September 2020
until 31 December 2021
18 August 2020

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

Under the direct supervision of Deputy Representative, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • ensure research and report on innovation trends and data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results;
  • infuse an innovation lens into the program development, planning and management;
  • provide technical and operational support to innovation’s program implementation,
  • ensure networking and partnership building,
  • document innovation projects, knowledge management and capacity building to enhance the competencies of youth, CSOs, institutional partners and /stakeholders;

Infuse an innovation lens into the program development and planning:

  • Research and report on innovation trends and data for use in program development, management, monitoring, evaluation and delivery of results;
  • Provide support to an overall cross-sectoral innovation strategy/action plan, including formulation, design, planning and implementation;
  • Proactively scout for new innovative ideas and opportunities;
  • Contribute to the development/mainstreaming of innovation into sectoral program goals, objectives and strategies and results-based planning;
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes by executing/administering a variety of technical, program, operational and administrative transactions, preparing related materials/documentations and complying with organizational processes and management systems, to support program planning, results based planning (RBM) and monitoring and evaluating results;
  • Prepare regular sectoral program/project reports related to innovation initiatives for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress;

Provide technical support to program implementation:

  • Support the development, coordination and testing of innovation products and processes to strengthen and improve efficiency and effectiveness of UNICEF’s programming, monitoring and evaluation, advocacy and communication. More specifically, work closely with sectoral programmes and support the deployment of ongoing innovation solutions and initiatives;
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss operational and implementation issues, provide solutions, recommendations and/or alert appropriate officials and stakeholders for higher-level intervention and/or decision. Keep record of reports and assessments for easy reference and/or to capture and institutionalize lessons learned;
  • Participate in regular program field visits and surveys and/or exchange information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress and provide technical support, take appropriate action to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for resolution. Report on critical issues, bottlenecks and potential problems for timely action to achieve results;
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual reviews with government and other counterparts to assess programs/projects and to report on required action/interventions at the higher level of program management;

Establish networking and partnership building:

  • Contribute to developing partnerships and network with local innovators, youth organizations, government, UN agencies, NGOs, cultural and religious organisations, the private sector, local media and academia to build and provide a space to nurture and test new and innovative ideas, and build local capacity;
  • Support the identification of opportunities for resource mobilisation and new partnerships and support proposal and partnership development efforts in close collaboration with NYHQ Innovation Unit, Global Innovation Centre and Regional Office where applicable;

Ensure knowledge management and capacity building:

  • Document tested innovation projects and processes and ensure effective sharing and generation of knowledge around innovations in the Country Office as well as with UNICEF global innovation network;
  • Represent when needed the Country Office in the UNICEF global innovation network for information sharing and leverage experiences of innovation colleagues in other Country Offices as well as at the global level. Research and report on best and cutting edge practices for development planning of knowledge products and systems;
  • Participate as resource person in capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of youth, institutional partners and /stakeholders.
Master degree or equivalent
  • An advanced university degree (Master’s) in Social Development, Social Sciences, Community Development, data science or Information Technology; ICT, media/communications, a social science or related field is required;
60 Months
  • A minimum of five years of relevant work experience at the national in innovative projects, social entrepreneurship, programme management, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Experience in start-up companies/organisations is an asset;
  • Entrepreneurial failures are considered as valuable experience;
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation
No

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

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UN Volunteers entitlements

During the assignment, UN Volunteers are covered by a medical scheme and life insurance. United Nations Volunteers can consult their benefits and allowances by visiting the link below and indicating (i) the country of assignment i.e. Algeria and (ii) the Volunteer category: National Specialist.

Link to the entitlements’ calculator https://vmam.unv.org/calculator/entitlements

Submission deadline : 18/08/2020