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Statistics & Data Analysis Officer - P3

Denmark, Copenhagen city, Copenhagen - UNHCR

Job-ID: 27343     Duties and Qualifications UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is offering a Temporary Appointment within the Statistics and Demographics Section of the Global Data Service (GDS) in Copenhagen, Denmark.UNHCR is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people. Every year, millions of men, women and children are forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and persecution. We are in over 125 countries, using our expertise to protect and care for millions.This Temporary Appointment (TA) is to support the design and implementation of a household survey series (¿Results Monitoring Surveys¿ (RMS)) on living conditions and welfare of populations directly and indirectly assisted by UNHCR¿s programmes (forced displaced and stateless). This work will feed into UNHCR¿s Results-Based Management system (RBM), led by the Division of Strategic Planning and Results (DSPR). To accomplish this, demonstrated experience and expertise in survey methodology and survey sampling is required, with experience implementing surveys, questionnaire and sample design, and data analysis on hard-to-reach or mobile populations preferred.Title: Statistics and Data Analysis OfficerDuty Station: Copenhagen, DenmarkDuration: 6 months (with possibility of extension, subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds)Contract Type: Temporary AppointmentClosing date: 20 June 2021Start date: as soon as possibleOrganizational contextHigh-quality data is central to the success of UNHCR¿s efforts to safeguard the rights and well-being of persons of concern, and to achieving the vision of becoming, by 2025, a trusted leader on data and information related to refugees and other affected populations. When it comes to delivering data to inform programming, targeting, advocacy, partnerships (including with development institutions), results frameworks and global commitments (e.g. the Global Compact on Refugees, SDGs, Grand Bargain), the two main data sources are registration systems and household surveys. In 2020, UNHCR established a process to integrate and standardize UNHCR¿s survey landscape, while at the same time expanding it to accommodate the survey-based indicators of the new corporate Results Based Management (RBM) framework. The new RBM framework includes at least 50 indicators whose preferred data collection source is household surveys, which will be collected through a new survey series (Results Monitoring Surveys ¿ RMS), to be piloted in 2021 in 5 country operations and gradually be rolled out throughout UNHCR¿s global operations.The Statistics and Data Analysis Officer will be a member of the Statistics and Demographics Section located within the Global Data Service. The incumbent will work closely with the other stakeholders involved in an interdivisional task force on household surveys, including the Global Data Service, the Division of Strategic Planning and Results (DSPR), the Division of Resilience and Solutions (DRS), the World Bank-UNHCR Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement (JDC) and UNHCR Regional Bureaux (RBs).The positionUnder supervision of the Senior Statistics and Data Analysis Officer, the Statistics and Data Analysis Officer will provide technical support to five countries which will pilot the RMS in 2021. This will encompass, among others, designing/providing technical support to protocols on questionnaire translation and testing; developing/refining sampling strategies; discussing and liaising with operational partners, UNHCR¿s operations and Regional Bureaux on sampling frames; develop quality assurance protocols on data collected by third-parties; developing routines (codes) for data analysis; and the production of regional or global reports. Additionally, based on the experience gained during the pilot phase, the incumbent will support GDS and DSPR in the preparatory technical work before roll-out of the RMS in 2022.The Statistics and Data Analysis Officer will work closely with the Data, Identity Management and Analysis (DIMAs) teams in the Regional Bureaux in providing support to the country operations and will ensure consistency between the statistical approaches used in different regions.The incumbent will also provide general technical support to other UNHCR¿s statistical activities as needed. Duties and responsibilitiesIn order to carry out this function, the Statistics and Data Analysis Officer will have the following duties:Coordination and strategy¿ Technically support the development, piloting and scale-up of RMS;¿ Promote information-sharing among collaborators and ensure reporting on progress of the initiative;¿ Participate in the recruitment of qualified survey firm(s) to undertake data collection, together with relevant internal experts;¿ Ensure interdivisional coordination between relevant colleagues, as well as inter-regional coordination on approaches and technical components of surveys.Development of standardized methods and tools¿ Develop tools, guidance and methodological material, that may include questionnaire modules, training materials and field manuals, code books, fieldwork quality assurance protocols, data analysis plans, procurement templates, etc.;¿ Ensure technical quality and timeliness of prepared materials, in consultation with relevant internal and external experts;¿ Coordinate translations and CAPI-coding (Kobo) of survey tools.Piloting¿ Develop technical support quality assurance mechanisms;¿ Develop codes for computation of indicators in selected statistical packages (R or Stata preferred);¿ Ensure timely preparation of survey design and materials (questionnaires, training material, field manuals, etc.), including instrument validation protocols as appropriate;¿ Support development of sampling strategy and sample selection for individual pilot countries;¿ Liaise with operations, operational partners, and Regional Bureaux on sampling frame compilation and discussions;¿ Oversee the survey firm¿s enumerator training and data collection work to ensure that agreed protocols and standards are followed;¿ Produce timely analysis and reports of the survey data, as needed.¿ Ensure full documentation of lessons learnt, and resulting adjustment and finalization of the methods and tools.¿ Organize and facilitate the presentation of the pilot survey findings.Essential minimum qualifications and professional experience requiredThe ideal candidate will possess:¿ Higher Education degree in statistics, survey methodology, economics, demography, data science, geography/GIS, social sciences or a related field.¿ 6 years of relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree in data or statistical field, 2 years in international context, 2 years in humanitarian or development situation.¿ Experience with national and/or international statistical systems.¿ Experience with data analysis in developmental or humanitarian contexts.¿ Demonstrated experience and expertise in survey methodology and survey sampling (experience with mobile or hard-to-reach populations preferred).¿ Strong understanding of the principles and concepts of international protection and UNHCR.¿ Experience in data collection and analysis in field situations.¿ Ability to translate planning-specifications into technical briefs for data collection and analysis, and vice versa.¿ Understanding of different data collection methodologies.¿ Familiarity with planning, programming, strategic planning, project development, budgeting and resource mobilization.¿ Experience working with partners, including host and donor Governments, humanitarian and development partners.¿ Familiarity with international statistical standards on labour, social protection, health, education, among others.¿ Excellent communication skills with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.¿ Fluency in English language, with advanced writing and editing skills.Desired qualifications and competencies¿ Previous experience with global multi-topic survey series and national quantitative household surveys (e.g. MICS, LSMS or DHS).¿ Experience with probabilistic surveying in forced displacement contexts.¿ Experience with computer assisted personal interviewing (CAPI) preferred, and Kobo Toolbox in particular.¿ Experience with statistical software packages (Stata, SPSS, R, etc.).¿ Knowledge of additional languages (French, Spanish or Arabic) is desirableLocationThe successful candidate will be based with the team in Copenhagen, Denmark. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel restrictions, initial telecommuting from other locations could be potentially explored with the selected candidate.ConditionsThe initial duration of temporary appointment is 6 months.               ________________________________________________________________________   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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16/06/2021 - 20/06/2021
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Data Analyst

United Kingdom, England, London - European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Purpose of Job   Responsible for recording, checking and posting a large volume of varied transactions on a daily basis, verifying accuracy of provided data and information and ensuring their adherence to the Donors and Bank's policies and procedures. The individual is required to work closely with external and internal clients utilising a variety of systems and delivering to strict deadlines.     Background   The Operations Finance teams within Operations and Service Management (OSM), are responsible for ensuring all Resident and ASB Offices, comply with best practice when carrying out their accounting and financial management duties. The teams are also responsible for carrying out quarterly and annual checks to ensure the offices are complying with the guidelines and provide training to the Resident Office (RO)  Budget Officers and Office Managers. In addition, they make sure that all the expenses and Bank and Donor funded invoices are checked and settled in an accurate and timely manner.  This requires accurate capture of data in SAP to ensure that the Donor Funded commitments and the Bank's departmental budgets are reported correctly.  The team is also responsible for ensuring that all cost recovery arrangements are accurately recorded in SAP and for submitting claims to the relevant authorities for the recovery of taxes.   The role interacts with and provides guidance to external clients and a wide cross section of departments within the Bank. Assistant Analysts are required to process the Bank's transactions in an accurate and timely manner without exposing the Bank to unnecessary operational or reputational risk.  Therefore, it is important to establish good working relationships with all parties involved and ensure that a high level of guidance and control is consistently provided.   Ops Finance team has the following key functions :   - policy control - monitoring and verification - advisory function - review and compliance - reporting     Accountabilities & Responsibilities   - Check Bank and Donor funded invoices against the underlying contracts, agreements or policies, as appropriate, to ensure accuracy and compliance with terms and conditions. - Provide guidance to the Bank's Budget Officers and other staff on a regular basis to ensure the Bank's and Donor's policies, practices and guidelines are adhered to - Liaise with internal and external clients in order to exchange information, clarify facts, investigate and resolve queries and/or problems - Check and post parked journals to financial accounts, ensure that the relevant authorizations have been obtained and the postings are made from  the correct G/L accounts, cost centres and WBS elements - Analyse, review and process travel and expense claims for the whole Bank to ensure adherence to the Bank's policy and refer any inconsistencies and issues to the Budget Officers - Prepare monthly account reconciliations and liaise with internal parties to clear outstanding items to ensure the Bank's budgets are recorded accurately - Accountable for the Monthly Financial Reconciliation of the BAS and Investment Council Offices in countries of operations - Responsible for financial overview of Resident Offices - Oversee the cost recovery process for the whole Bank, review a variety of Client Cost sharing agreements to identify the agreed cost recovery terms, including analysing and interpreting legal agreements and other documentation to ensure that costs are recovered from the clients in accordance with the relevant legal agreements - Prepare and submit claims to the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office for the recovery of the Bank's taxes, including VAT, IPT, CCL, APD - Authorises Donor Funded requests for payments and ensures the availability of funds in the relevant Donor Funded accounts prior to disbursement - Enhances and implements continuous improvements to the current procedures and processes - Produces variety of reports and summaries of data in order to support banking activities - Provides training to new team members to ensure team objectives are met     Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications   - Educated to degree level - preferred - Strong analytical, problem solving and numerical skills - Previous experience of SAP is desirable - Strong computer skills (Windows, Outlook, Word and Excel) - Excellent interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy - Experience of working accurately within strict deadlines - Previous experience in Finance sector including exposure to the interpretation of contractual documentation would be an advantage - Fluent English language skills, both verbal and written - Additional relevant languages would be beneficial - Ability to work independently or as a part of the team   Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.                 ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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15/06/2021 - 28/06/2021

Advisor, Strategic Initiatives - P5

United States of America, New York, New York - United Nations Development Programme

  Background   UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.   Job Purpose and Organizational ContextThe Advisor on Strategic and Corporate Initiatives plays a critical role in the Regional Bureau for Arab States' directorate.  S/he provides advice and guidance, and supports the response to/implementation of, emerging opportunities and priority corporate and regional initiatives to ensure the alignment of the Bureau's work to the global Strategic Plan and regional priorities.  S/he is responsible for the overall day-to-day functioning of the Regional Bureau Directorate, including as related to quality assurance; planning; and working with the Regional Director and Deputy Director to ensure synergies across the bureau's functions and geographic locations at country and hub levels.      Duties and Responsibilities   1)    Ensures coherent and aligned Bureau planning by: - Identifying (with senior management and relevant Bureau units) key priorities for the Regional Bureau overall and for the Director/senior management for engagement to support UNDP's country and regional programming, advocacy, thought leadership, results and partnership within the Arab States region. - Leading and/or supporting the planning of key events for Bureau participation within the region; at HQ/NY; and/or with partners, including providing advice on recruitments of consultants and related budget and deliverables - Oversees the day-to-day directorate planning. - Ensuring quality and timely preparation; input; and substantive follow up to initiatives and events. 2)    Ensures quality assurance by: - Reviewing and providing guidance/feedback/substance on policy documents, briefing notes, and speeches for the Director/senior management before final submission. - Engages closely with the Bureau's Senior Advisor on the quality assurance and review process for publications produced in the region for the Regional Director or UNDP senior management's clearance, and/or substantive engagement (including launching, communication). - Supporting the Regional Director/senior management in key internal and stakeholder meetings with relevant information and follow-up. 3)    Initiates innovative solutions and initiatives by: - Identifying innovative solutions not yet tested for the Regional Bureau's senior management to dynamically advance the 2030 Agenda/SDGs in the Arab States region, in line with the Strategic Plan and in view of building back better. - Identifying opportunities for investment in initiatives that will contribute to the Bureau's overall growth, quality and efficiency, in close collaboration with the Regional Hub Manager, RBAS Senior Advisor, the Team Lead for Partnerships, Regional Advisors/desk team. - Support the Regional director and Deputy Regional Director to identify opportunities for strategic and innovative partnerships across country programmes with other UN agencies, development partners and IFIs/Regional banks, in close collaboration with the RBAS Senior Advisor and the Team Leader for Partnerships. - Serves as the senior working level focal point to engage on overall issues of collaboration with central bureau on overall corporate priorities and initiatives (notably BPPS, CB, BERA and BMS). 4)    Ensures high quality support to UN development system reform by: - Supporting the Regional Director in her/his capacity as Vice Chair of the Regional Collaborative Platform, including engagement on agenda setting and preparation for RCP and related meetings, including leading on drafting and preparing statements and briefings for relevant agenda items; preparing summary notes and identifying follow-up actions. - Representing RBAS in relevant internal and external senior level meetings related to UN development system reform, as requested by the Regional Director, and ensuring relevant follow-up actions with relevant RBAS teams. - Identifying and supporting opportunities to foster and support strong partnerships with UN agencies in the RBAS region, advising the Regional Director and collaborating with the relevant thematic and technical experts in the Amman Regional Hub.     Competencies   CoreInnovation - Ability to make new and useful ideas work. Leadership - Ability to persuade others to follow. People Management - Ability to improve performance and satisfaction. Communication - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform. Delivery - Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.   Technical/Functional Primary UN System - Knowledge of the UN System and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations. Representation - Ability to productively share UNDP knowledge and activities (at UN and other venues). Relationship Management / Partnerships - Ability to engage with other parties, agencies, donors, and other development stakeholders and forge productive working relationships. Brief and Speech Writing - Ability to prepare quality briefs and/or speeches. Monitoring & Evaluation - Knowledge of methodologies, tools, systems and apply practical experience in planning, monitoring, evaluating and reporting and ability to apply to practical situations. Secondary Quality Assurance - Ability to perform administrative and procedural activities to insure that quality requirements and goals are fulfilled. Results-based Management - Ability to manage programmes and projects with a strategy aimed at improved performance and demonstrable results. Negotiation - Ability to reach an understanding, resolve point of difference, or gain advantage in the outcome of dialogue. Crisis Assessment - Ability to use methods and tools to determine impact of various elements for crisis and post crisis situations. Crisis Governance - Knowledge of Crisis Governance concepts and principles and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.     Required Skills and Experience   Education: - Advanced university degree (master's degree or equivalent) in a development related field, international development, public administration, business administration, economics, social sciences or related field. Experience: - At least 10 years of professional experience in the field of international development,  experience in UN agencies and IFIs, and deep understanding of overall development financial architecture are desirable; knowledge and relevant work experience in the region is highly desirable. Proven experience of designing development programmes in  middle income and/or crisis countries.  Country Office or decentralized office experience is required; Experience in heading country programmes for UN/IFI agency is highly desirable, as is experience related to UN engagement, partnership, and UN development system processes. Proven record of building partnerships and enhancing institutional  reputation with high level Government counterparts, UN agencies and/or with IFIs highly desirable. Proven record in policy development is an asset. Language Requirements: - Fluency in English, both written and oral. Working knowledge of Arabic and/or French highly desirable.               ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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13/06/2021 - 25/06/2021

Audit Specialist - P3

United States of America, New York, New York - UN Women

  Background UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. The Internal Audit Service (IAS) of the Independent Evaluation and Audit Services (IEAS) is responsible for internal audit and advisory services to UN Women. IAS provides independent, objective assurance on the effectiveness of risk management and the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls. It manages the internal audit services for UN Women covering its Headquarters and offices away from headquarters. Under the supervision of the Chief, Internal Audit Service (IAS), the Audit Specialist is responsible for performing risk-based performance audits and advisory services of business processes at the UN Women Headquarters and offices away from headquarters, of corporate functions, governance, risk management, systems and internal controls, implementation of policies and procedures, as well as of programmes and projects.      Duties and Responsibilities   Lead Audits: - Conduct internal audit and advisory engagements to provide assurance and recommendations to enhance UN Women's performance, effectiveness and efficiency, in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Charter of the UN Women IEAS and IAS as well as the audit manual and guidelines. - Undertake internal audit and advisory engagements of UN Women offices in the field and headquarters, and  processes and functions, including travel to areas with potentially hazardous working conditions for short periods of time. - Apply performance audit techniques in individual engagements. - Prepare and implement risk-based individual engagement plan and audit programme. - Monitor the engagement's progress to plan to manage potential or actual deviations and ensure the engagement's objectives are met. - Ensure gender mainstreaming aspects are considered at individual engagement level. - Ensure red flags of potential misconduct are reported to Chief, IAS and Director, IEAS. - Plan, manage and supervise the work of team members. - Assess the team members' performance in a participatory manner and document lessons learned. - Provide direction and guidance to, and coach team members ensuring effective team functioning. Present audit reports and recommendations: - Prepare and present individual engagement results and reports, incorporating inputs from other team members and responses from management. - Ensure that workpapers are complete and provide adequate supporting evidence for the audit findings and conclusions. - Ensure that the recommendations are effective, address the root causes and agreed with audit clients. - Perform quality assurance reviews (peer reviews) of other auditors' work as required. - Monitor the status of audit recommendations and appraises adequacy of action taken by management. Provide technical contributions to knowledge management and sharing: - Develop and implement training on audit-related matters as required. - Provide guidance and advice to business units on audit-related matters. - Provide advice on corporate policies and procedures and other management requests including participation as an observer in the working groups or committees. - Contribute to the ongoing development of professional practices and Quality Improvement and Assurance Programme including the development of audit guidelines and standard operating procedures for the effective and efficient conduct of audits, updates of the audit programme and methodology tools. - Complete annual Continuous Professional Development requirements. - Contributes to development of the internal audit workplans and divisional progress reports. - Performs other assignments or tasks as determined by the Chief, IAS. Key Performance Indicators: - Engagements assigned as part of Annual Work plan are implemented on time, on scope and on budget and comply with IIA requirements. - The audit programme has been followed and the draft report with recommendations is fully supported by the adequate evidence. - The work of team members is checked on a regular basis. - Management requests are addressed in an effective and timely manner. - Peer reviews are completed within the timeframe assigned by the Chief, IAS. - Management response to the internal audit recommendations is timely reviewed. - QAIP tasks are performed within the deadline agreed.     Competencies   Core values: - Integrity; - Professionalism; - Respect for Diversity. Core Competencies: - Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues; - Accountability; - Creative Problem Solving; - Effective Communication; - Inclusive Collaboration; - Stakeholder Engagement; - Leading by Example. Please visit this link for more information on UN Women's Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637   Functional Competencies: - Demonstrated ability to perform and/or manage performance or Value-For-Money audit, operational audits, project audits, risk and maturity assessments, and advisory services. - Ability to lead the audits and coach junior team members. - Ability to produce timely and quality outputs. - Ability to analyse the root causes and propose creative solutions. - Ability to handle multiple tasks. - Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. - Strong presentation skills and ability to listen actively and respond effectively. - Demonstrated ability to use Microsoft office suite, audit management software, computer assisted audit techniques, Enterprise Resource Planning systems.  - Commitment to the UN Women Mandate on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls. - Strong analytical, logic, and report drafting skills. - Proven interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective and constructive working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.     Required Skills and Experience   Education: - Advanced university degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics, Auditing or related field. - A first level degree in combination with certification as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other internationally recognized audit related certifications may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree. - Other professional certifications (e.g. ACCA, CPA, CISA, CFE, PRINCE2) are strongly desirable.   Experience: - A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in auditing or another directly relevant area. - Experience working in an international organization is strongly desirable. - Experience in performance or value-for-money auditing is strongly desirable. - Extensive knowledge and/or training in the assessment of governance, risk management, and internal controls and the development of recommendations to respond to identified issues/areas for improvement. - Experience in leading and coaching teams. - Experience in drafting logical and analytical audit and advisory reports.   Languages: - Fluency in English is required. - Good working knowledge of another UN official language is required.                 ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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13/06/2021 - 01/07/2021

Business/Systems Analyst - P2

Italy, Lazio, Rome - world food programme

WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles.  Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.   ABOUT WFP   The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.   STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Education: Advanced University degree in Statistics, Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or related fields, or First University degree in the same subject(s), plus specialised qualifications and/or equivalent relevant work experience.   Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP's working language, Portuguese.   ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT   The position is located in the Financial Systems and Process Support Branch (FINS) of the Corporate Finance Division in WFP Headquarters in Rome, Italy and reports to the Business/System Analyst P3 who leads the reporting team.  JOB PURPOSE   To provide technical and cross-functional support in the development and maintenance of corporate financial reporting tools,  give Helpdesk support and guidance on existing reporting functionalities to finance users worldwide and coordinate technical activities related to WFP's open data publications to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)   KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES   - Contribute towards corporate finance and resource management reporting strategies and major ongoing programmatic initiatives using finance and resource management reporting expertise. - Provide coordination for the technical design, development and implementation of system tools (e.g. Business Intelligence, HANA, Business Objects and Tableau) to enhance and facilitate the publishing of WFP corporate and external reporting, including external portals, corporate dashboards and submission of data to external parties.  - Document and support the creation of business requirements, including Key Figures and Dimensions, for corporate financial databases (GM/FM/PS/FI) in different tools (Business Intelligence, HANA and Tableau) and connect with the Information Technology (TEC) division for the development of solutions that resolve existing issues and make enhancements.  - Contribute to the maintenance and enhancements of corporate nancial reports, donor reports and related systems.  - Perform data quality check and testing of reporting platforms, ensuring data integrity in reports. - Support integration of dierent reporting platforms and data points.  - Support the WINGS Helpdesk related to reporting issues - Provide technical and process guidance to Corporate Finance (FIN) and Corporate Planning and Performance (CPP) divisions in daily activities related to available corporate reports in Business Objects and Tableau (e.g. Financial SPRs and ACRs, Trust Fund and JPO reports) and in WFP Information Network and Global Systems (WINGS) (e.g. Funds Consumption report).  - Provide business and technical support to users in other divisions and to finance users worldwide on budget and expenditure processes for managing specic scenarios (e.g. Expenditure Certication amount, Advance Funding, EDMF) for reporting purposes.  - Collaborate with Corporate Finance (FIN) and other divisions, including Corporate Planning and Performance (CPP) and Partnerships to analyse and translate corporate and cross-functional reporting business needs into business requirements.  - Assist in the design and implementation of corporate KPI's and accountability tools. - Advise and make recommendations on dierent options to accommodate business requirements on financial reporting.   - Coordinate technical activities related to WFP's open data publications to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI)  - Support the monthly publication to the IATI registry, including data extraction, preparation and data validation. - Identify and develop technical options to automate data extraction (Business Objects /Tableau) and publication on the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) platform.  - Support the design and development of the interface to facilitate automatic upload in XML on the IATI platform.   - Liaise with Information Technologies (TEC) and Communications, Advocacy and Marketing Division (CAM) divisions to ensure cross-functional cooperation on the publication to the IATI platform.   - Collate and analyse data for the preparation of accurate and timely reports relating to finance, accounting, and budget to enable informed decision-making of management. - Guide more junior staff and external consultants to ensure that operations and project objectives are achieved. - Participate in the daily activities, analysing requirements and providing advice on less complex issues, applying rules and regulations and expertise in making determinations and recommendations.  - Other as required.   4Ps CORE ORGANISATIONAL CAPABILITIES   Purpose - Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Understands WFP's Strategic Objectives and the link to own work objectives. -  Be a force for positive change: Flexibly adapts individual contributions to accommodate changes in direction from supervisors and internal/external changes (such as evolving needs of beneficiaries, new requirements of partners). -  Make the mission inspiring to our team: Recognizes and shares with team members the ways in which individual contributions relate to WFP's mission. -  Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Sets own goals in alignment with WFP's overall operations, and is able to communicate this link to others.   People  - Look for ways to strengthen people's skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses to increase self-awareness, and includes these in conversations on own developmental needs. -  Create an inclusive culture: Participates in open dialogue, and values the diverse opinion of others, regardless of background, culture, experience, or country assignment. -  Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Proactively seeks feedback and coaching to build confidence, and develop and improve individual skills. -  Create an "I will"/"We will" spirit: Participates in accomplishing team activities and goals in the face of challenging circumstances.   Performance  - Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Shows willingness to explore and experiment with new ideas and approaches in own work. -  Focus on getting results: Consistently delivers results within individual scope of work on time, on budget and without errors. -  Make commitments and make good on commitments: Commits to upholding individual accountabilities and responsibilities in the face of ever-changing country or functional priorities. -  Be Decisive: Makes rational decisions about individual activities when faced with uncertain circumstances, including in times of ambiguity regarding information or manager direction.   Partnership  - Connect and share across WFP units: Seeks to understand and adapt to internal or cross-unit teams' priorities and preferred working styles. -  Build strong external partnerships: Demonstrates ability to understand and appropriately respond to and/or escalate needs of external partners. -  Be politically agile & adaptable: Portrays an informed and professional demeanor toward internal and external partners and stakeholders. -  Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Provides operational support on analyses and assessments that quantifies and demonstrates WFP's unique value as a partner.   IN-DEPTH TECHNICAL AND FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:   - Excellent knowledge of SAP Business Intelligence Platforms (Business Warehouse/HANA) and reporting tools, such as Business Objects (BO) and Tableau - In-depth knowledge of SAP Expenditure Certification Function and its use for donor reporting features  - In-depth knowledge of SAP Public Sector Financial modules (including Grant Management and Fund Management)   - Experience with project implementation methodologies, standards, tools and techniques (e.g. ASAP, Agile testing Human centred design) - Ability to define business requirements including functional and technical specifications.    OTHER SPECIFIC JOB REQUIREMENTS   - Excellent analytical skills, critical reasoning and strong, creative and persistent problem-solving attitude  - Good writing skills and ability to communicate clearly and concisely - Ability to quickly conduct in-depth analysis on highly complex issues and draw solid conclusions considering multiple factors and their interactions   - Ability to work independently, as part of a team and in coordination with others  - Positive interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with staff at different levels - Ability to maintain a steady focus on objectives, establish priorities, plan and organise activities autonomously   - Ability to efficiently manage multiple tasks and handle a large volume of work - Ability to work under extreme pressure with tight deadlines - This section is optional to describe additional responsibilities & knowledge required for the specific job.   DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE   - Experience with data publications according to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) open-data standard  - Good understanding of WFPs financial, budgeting, resource management business processes and relevant policies  - Understanding of accounting financial procedures and International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS)  - Understanding of UN system policies, rules regulations and procedures     TERMS AND CONDITIONS   Mobility is and continues to be a core contractual requirement in WFP. This position is however classified as "non-rotational" which means the incumbent shall not be subject to the regular reassignment process unless the position is reclassified as rotational.   The selected candidate will be employed on a fixed-term contract with a probationary period of one year. He/she will be required to travel abroad sometime to remote and difficult locations.   WFP offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including basic salary, post adjustment, relocation entitlement, travel and shipment allowances, 30 days' annual leave, home leave, an education grant for dependent children, pension plan and medical insurance. For more details please visit [icsc.un.org](http://icsc.un.org/)          ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

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04/06/2021 - 18/06/2021

Division Manager, Interpretation - PL2

Ivory Coast, Abidjan, Abidjan - African Development Bank

Objectives   THE BANK:   Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).  The Bank's development agenda is delivering financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas, all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision.   THE COMPLEX:   The Vice-Presidency, Corporate Services and Human Resources Complex (CHVP), ensures the delivery of efficient, people-centered, client-oriented, corporate services to ensure overall institutional effectiveness in all aspects of the Bank's corporate services. The complex leads efforts to ensure the competitiveness of the Bank as the employer of choice and is responsible for providing leadership in the formulation and implementation of Bank's strategies on people, IT, general services and institutional procurements, language services, business continuity, and health and safety strategies.   THE HIRING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:   The primary role of the Language Services Department is to ensure, as required by the Bank's Agreement, the accessibility in the two working languages of the Bank (English and French, and on occasion Arabic and Portuguese) of all issues and documents submitted to Senior Management and governing bodies of the Bank, for efficient decision-making aimed at the achievement of the Bank's mission.   In this regard, the Department accords high priority to ensuring an accurate and effective flow of communication within the Bank, and also between the Bank, its shareholders, development partners and the public at large, by providing the highest quality of translation, interpretation and terminological services to the Institution. It also seeks to promote multilingualism to enhance communication among staff with the Bank's clients and partners.   The Interpretation Division provides interpretation services for the meetings of the Boards of Governors, the Boards of Directors and their subsidiary organs, and for various meetings of other organizational units as well as for meetings co-organized by the Bank with external stakeholders and development partners. The work of the Division contributes to effective communication between the Management and officers of the Bank, the authorities of member countries, officials from other organizations, etc. through cost-effective interpretation.   THE POSITION:   Under the general supervision of the Director, Language Services Department, the Division Manager, Interpretation Division will: - Draft policies, rules and standards to govern interpretation Bank-wide. - Ensure that quality interpretation services are provided at all meetings and events organized by the Bank at Headquarters or abroad, or at other events to which the Bank is party. - Analyze meeting interpretation requests and decide on the need for and level of outsourcing. - Facilitate the use of English and French as working languages within the Bank Group. - Continually review and implement practical guidelines and procedures for the efficient delivery of interpretation services. - Contribute to effective communication between the Management and officers of the Bank, the authorities of member countries, officials from other organizations etc. by ensuring the provision of cost- effective and quality interpretation services at meetings.   Duties and responsibilities   - Review requests for interpretation and assign interpreters both staff and freelance accordingly. - Review the Annual Meetings Programme and determine the number of freelance interpreters to be recruited to service all the meetings in English, French, Arabic and Portuguese (as well as any other languages required) and follow up on all the arrangements related to travel, accommodation and payments. - Lead, manage and supervise the work of staff in the Division. - Assess training needs of staff in the Division and in a participatory manner, formulate customized training programmes and follow-up with CHHR for implementation. - Monitor and evaluate the performance of staff interpreters in accordance with the Bank's Performance Evaluation Guidelines. - Organize briefing sessions for interpreters assigned to highly technical meetings as well as all those on emerging issues. - Plan, organize and supervise accreditation tests for new freelance interpreters. - Oversee the implementation of the Framework Agreement signed with freelance interpreters. - Ensure that both staff and freelance interpreters receive the relevant background documents well in advance of meetings to ensure familiarity with the subject matters. - Advise Senior Management of the budgetary and financial impacts of the Division's operations. - Oversee the mentoring of interns. - Advise and sensitize Department Directors, Managers and all other clients on interpretation-related issues and policies. - Organize and monitor staff exchange programmes with sister institutions. - Promote benchmarking with sister institutions and sharing of best practices in the industry and, in this regard, represent the Bank at fora where such issues are discussed (HINTS, IAMLADP, etc.)  Perform interpretation tasks when appropriate. - Represent the Division as needed in Bank-wide working groups as well as preparatory meetings for High Level Events. - Lead and supervise the team of interpreters at major events the Bank may have in and outside the Bank's headquarters such as the Annual Meetings, ADF Meetings, GCI meetings as well as other High Level Events. - Design technical tests for candidates who have been shortlisted for Chief and Principal Interpreter positions, and sit on interview panels for the said positions. - Act for the Director and carry out other assignments as entrusted by the Director   Selection Criteria   - Hold at least a Master's degree in Interpretation. - Have a minimum of eight (08) years of relevant working experience in a similar organization, of which three (3) minimum in a supervisory position. - Ability to work under pressure, keep calm and composure, prioritize work program, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. - Ability to analyze requests and complex interpretation scenarios and working out appropriate solutions. - Ability to dialogue with and sensitize clients on interpretation related issues. - Ability to formulate and defend budget proposals vis-à-vis the hierarchy of the Complex, draft reports, policies and guidelines. - Competency to lead, supervise and motivate the teams, and to delegate work and responsibilities appropriately. - Ability to take responsibility for the financial and staffing aspects of operational management and service delivery. - Having private sector experience will be an added advantage. - Ability to communicate efficiently (written and oral) in English or French. - Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and demonstrate knowledge of other software packages applicable to translation and interpretation (workflow, scheduling, translation memory, etc.)         ___________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations) [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi) [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________    

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04/06/2021 - 24/06/2021

Fachkraft (w/m/d) für Wissensmanagement (Landrechte/Recht auf angemessene Ernährung) in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone, Northern Province, Makeni - Dienste in Übersee

Der Hintergrund/Die Partnerorganisation Landwirtschaft spielt als Wirtschaftsfaktor in Sierra Leone eine zentrale Rolle. Ein Großteil der Bevölkerung betreibt dabei Subsistenzlandwirtschaft. Als landesweiter Zusammenschluss zivilgesellschaftlicher Organisationen wurde Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF) 2008 gegründet und ist hauptsächlich im Norden Sierra Leones aktiv. Vor dem Hintergrund des großflächigen Anbaus von Palmöl und von Agrokraftstoffen, der oft von internationalen Firmen betrieben wird, setzt sich SiLNoRF durch nationale und internationale Lobbyarbeit für Landrechte und das Recht auf angemessene Ernährung ein. SiLNoRF engagiert sich, damit bei geplanten Verpachtungen von Land ein konstruktiver Dialog mit allen Stakeholdern geführt wird und sich die betroffenen Gemeinden aktiv einbringen und Gehör verschaffen können.   Ihre Aufgaben Der Nachweis über Herkunft und Glaubwürdigkeit von Informationen ist für die nationa-le und internationale Lobbyarbeit von SiLNoRF essentiell. Sie unterstützen daher SiL-NoRF durch kreative und effiziente Konzepte dabei, das Wissen seiner Mitglieder zu Landrechten und dem Recht auf angemessene Ernährung besser zu dokumentieren und verfügbar zu machen. Im Detail übernehmen Sie folgende Aufgaben: - Sie erstellen mit partizipativen Methoden eine Bestands- und Bedarfsanalyse zum Wissensmanagement - Sie entwickeln neue und tragfähige Verfahren zur Wissensdokumentation und ergänzen diese durch Angebote zur adäquaten Organisationsentwicklung - Sie bauen die Kommunikation- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit aus (z.B. Erstellung von Positionspapieren, Newsletter, Internetauftritt) - Sie planen und implementieren Fortbildungen für SiLNoRF zu Wissensmanagement und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit Sie sind direkt dem Programmverantwortlichen zugeordnet.   Ihr Profil - Sie haben ein Studium in Kommunikation, Bildungs-/Wissensmanagement oder einer anderen relevanten Fachrichtung abgeschlossen - Sie verfügen über fundierte Berufserfahrung im Wissensmanagement, vorzugsweise im NGO-Bereich, und haben in diesem Rahmen praktische Erfahrungen in der Erwachsenenbildung erworben - Den Orientierungsrahmen Ihrer methodischen Arbeit bilden Ihre entwicklungspolitischen Kenntnisse zu menschenrechtsbasierten Ansätzen - Sie sind praxiserfahren in der Anwendung von Blog-/CMS-Software (z.B. Word-Press) sowie Grafik- und Layout-Software (z.B. InDesign, Photoshop) - Ihre sehr gute mündliche und schriftliche Kommunikationsfähigkeit in Englisch gibt Ihnen Sicherheit im konstruktiven Dialog mit allen Stakeholdern - Flexibilität und Belastbarkeit charakterisieren Sie   Die Leistungen von Brot für die Welt und Dienste in Übersee Brot für die Welt bietet den Rahmen, in dem die von Dienste in Übersee vermittelten Fachkräfte ihr Wissen und ihre Fähigkeiten mit Menschen in einem anderen Kulturkreis teilen können. Das solidarische Miteinander, das voneinander Lernen und der interkulturelle Austausch werden ermöglicht durch: - Individuelle Vorbereitung (ca. 3 Monate in Deutschland und Europa) - Dreijahresvertrag mit Leistungen nach dem deutschen Entwicklungshelfergesetz (EhfG) - Supervision   Interessiert? Dann bewerben Sie sich bitte jetzt.   Wichtiger Hinweis Aufgrund der aktuellen weltweiten Einschränkungen durch die Covid-19-Pandemie lassen sich derzeit keine endgültigen Termine für Auswahl und Ausreise festlegen. Dennoch freuen wir uns über Ihre Bewerbung und suchen individuell mit Ihnen nach den aktuell besten Einsatzmöglichkeiten   Dienste in Übersee gGmbH ist eine 100%ige Tochter des Evangelischen Werkes für Diakonie und Entwicklung e.V. mit der Marke Brot für die Welt

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25/05/2021

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