Conflict Prevention and Civic Engagement Progamme Analyst

Conflict Prevention and Civic Engagement Progamme Analyst

National Specialist
Host entity
Location, Country
Tunis (TUN)
Language skills
Expected Starting Date
12 months
Application deadline
Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Governance Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the Governance Team Leader in providing quality assurance of and coordinating the projects related to social cohesion and civic engagement, including ongoing projects on preventing violent extremism, community policing, support to civil society and youth inclusion and planned projects on Women, Peace and Development, among other
  • Support the establishment and strengthening of strategic partnerships (intra-UN, national and international partners) and contribute to resource mobilization for the social cohesion and civic engagement portfolio
  • Facilitate the creation and management of knowledge in the field of social cohesion and civic engagement
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s degree in law, Political Science, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies or related area.

Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark

Demonstrated interest and/or experience in the areas of conflict transformation, prevention, inclusion of young people and / or the fight against violent extremism and strengthening social cohesion; Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others; Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills; Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team; Flexible and open to learning and new experiences; Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions; Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded; Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).

Language skills
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation, Community participation and development, Development programme management
Area of expertise details

- Crisis and conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution and reconciliation;

- Civic engagement and participation;

- Development programme management;

- Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination.

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
This assignment is part of UNV’s disability inclusion strategy. UNV seeks to 1) provide opportunities for persons with disabilities to serve as UN Volunteers 2) enable UN partners to expand diversity and inclusion of persons with disabilities in their workforce worldwide 3) build a talent pipeline of qualified professionals with disabilities who can contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at national and global levels, with focus on national capacity. Only candidate with disabilities is eligible to apply for this position. If shortlisted for this assignment, you will be asked for a copy of an official document confirming that you have a disability from a general practitioner, or from an organization of persons with disabilities. Reasonable Accommodation The UN system wishes to create an inclusive workplace and commits to taking appropriate measures to enable persons with disabilities to access and benefit equally from employment and other engagement opportunities such as volunteering, by providing reasonable accommodation. In this context, “reasonable accommodation” means necessary and appropriate modifications and adjustments not imposing a disproportionate or undue burden, where needed in a particular case, to ensure to persons with disabilities the enjoyment or exercise on an equal basis with others of all human rights and fundamental freedoms.[1]. [1] Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Article 2 UNV Conditions of Service and Entitlements As this is a national UN Volunteer assignment, the UN Volunteer will be responsible for arranging their own housing and other living essentials. National UN Volunteers are part of a health insurance plan. National UN Specialist Volunteers in Tunisia receive approximately USD 500 as Monthly Living Allowance. Applicable dependents (primary family unit, up to 3) will be eligible for health insurance. For more information about UNV Conditions of Service and Entitlements, please refer to the following: https://www.unv.org/become-volunteer/volunteer-your-country/conditions-service https://vmam.unv.org/calculator/entitlements Application procedure Please apply via the link below. You can then either log in if you already have a VMAM account or register via ‘Candidate Signup’. Important: On your profile, kindly select the response “yes” to the question whether you consider yourself a person living with a disability. Should you require special arrangements to facilitate the interview and assessment during the selection process, please indicate this in the “special remarks” field in your profile. In case you are facing accessibility constraints kindly write an email to support@unv.org. Application deadline: 27 June 2021.