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International Communications and Advocacy Associate (UNYV)

Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, Bishkek - UN Women

[UN Women](https://www.cinfo.ch/de/un-women) empowers women, eradicates discrimination against women and girls worldwide, and fosters equality between women and men. To achieve this, it works in areas such as economic empowerment, gender-based violence, governance and national planning, humanitarian action, leadership and political participation, peace and security, sustainable development agenda, youth.   UN Women Country Office in Kyrgyzstan is one of the 25 agencies present in Kyrgyzstan and operate a Country Office with full Delegation of Authority obtained as of 2015. UN Women has been presented at the United Nations Country Team from its first day, is a member of all UNCT thematic working groups and heads the Gender Thematic Working Group.   UN Women in Kyrgyzstan is a strong advocate for improving the lives of women and girls in the country. UN Women in Kyrgyzstan extends continuous support to the Government, Parliament, CSOs, Media and LPAS and communities in the country in promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women through close cooperation and coordination with the UN Agencies including under the guidance and leadership of the UN RC.   Sustainable Development Goals: 5. Gender Equality   Your tasks and responsibilities as International Communications and Advocacy Associate: - Support in design, development and implementation of communication and out-reach/advocacy strategy of the Country Office(CO) in line with the new Strategic Note of UN Women; - Support in conceptualizing of communication work using innovative tools such as behaviors change communications; - Support in development of quarterly communications and advocacy plan jointly with the Communications associate and programme teams; - Support in maintaining online and social media presence of UN Women CO Kyrgyzstan; - Support the team to track, research and analyze information to develop campaigns and engagement concepts - Support in providing learning sessions and workshops on communication and advocacy as appropriate; - Identify and develop new communication partnerships and alliances to enhance visibility; manage and nurture existing partnerships.   Part of the [UN Youth Volunteers Programme,](https://www.cinfo.ch/fr/unyv) this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). To ensure one can fully immerse in these assignments, all travel, relocation, life and health insurance costs are covered by the programme and a monthly living allowance is paid. See all 20 UN Youth Volunteer vacancies [here](https://www.cinfo.ch/en/20-one-year-positions-united-nations).   Please find the full job description here: For the programme: - Swiss nationality; - Master's degree in a relevant field (by mid October 2021); - Ideally 12 months of relevant professional experience (min. 3 months - max. 24 months); - Max. 28 years old at the start of the assignment in February 2022; - Excellent command of English and 2 official Swiss languages (one active = C1/C2, one passive = A2/B1); - Interest in joining the international cooperation sector.   For this position: - Master's degree in communication, marketing, public relations, journalism, international development, media or information technologies or related field; - Relevant experience (ideally one year) at the national or international level in public re-lations, communications or advocacy - Demonstrated interest and/or experience (ideally one year) in journalism; - Experience in internet and social media systems, applications, and interactive tools and with standard computer applications; - Good knowledge of communication and advocacy tools and approaches; - Knowledge and experience in promoting gender equality and human rights; - Fluent in English. Please find more details in the full job description.   Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter per application in English; - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated); - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents'.   Application deadline: 21 September 2021First round of interviews carried out by cinfo: between 4 and 6 October 2021 The entire recruitment process takes about four months. The final selection is done by the host organization based on cinfo's recommendation. Selected candidates will be informed by December 2021.   Any questions? Contact Saskia Zaugg and Sandrina Simoes, cinfo's Recruitment Specialists, [recruitment@cinfo.ch](../2022_Recruitment_Tools and Regulations/recruitment@cinfo.ch)

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14/09/2021 - 21/09/2021

WASH Analyst ? Climate change (UNYV)

Haiti, Sud, Les Cayes - UNICEF

[UNICEF](https://cinfo365.sharepoint.com/sites/Zusammenfuehren_Personen_Stellen/Freigegebene Dokumente/44_UN_Youth_Volunteers/441_Intakes/Intake_2022_DEZA_AFM/3_Recruitment/2022_Recruitment_Tools and Regulations/UNICEF) as one of the largest development and humanitarian organisations of the United Nations System, promotes the rights and well-being of children in 190 countries and territories worldwide. Today, UNICEF focuses on child survival and development, basic education and gender equality, child protection, policy advocacy and partnerships.   In Haiti, UNICEF implements a multi-sectoral programme including health, education, nutrition, protection, water, hygiene and sanitation. As part of its Country Programme, UNICEF Haiti supports the implementation of high impact sustainable and or community-led WASH interventions mostly in rural areas, including Community Approaches to Total Sanitation (CATS) and WASH in Schools, in addition to the construction/rehabilitation of water supplies and WASH in healthcare facilities.   Sustainable Development Goals: 13. Climate Action   Your tasks and responsibilities as WASH Analyst ? Climate change: - Contribute to early deployment for the first phase emergency response to carry out needs assessment and contribute to the development and implementation of a WASH plan of response; - Assist UNICEF in the design, implementation and monitoring of Disaster Preparedness interventions in the Southern region of Haiti, including field monitoring missions, interaction with implementing partners, communities, government, municipalities and other relevant stakeholders; - Assist the conduct of technical feasibility studies, check engineering calculations leading to detailed drawings for required WASH Infrastructures and activities with associated cost estimates and participate in the preparation of the tendering documents; - Assist the preparation of partnership agreements with NGOs and the implementation of activities in communities and institutions; - Participate in the monitoring of the implementation of WASH interventions and activities in the Southern region of Haiti and produce documented field reports with relevant recommendations; - Initiate youth and community engagement in the identification and implementation of participative activities for the protection of the costal environment, including the design of a plastic waste sorting and processing project; - Contribute to develop training plans and tools and provide inputs in training sessions to ensure that implementing partners, municipalities, schools, youth and community-based organizations acquire the needed knowledge and skills related to the sustainable management of the WASH infra-structures, the adoption and maintain of good hygiene practices, the engagement in climate risks mitigation actions.   Part of the [UN Youth Volunteers Programme,](https://www.cinfo.ch/fr/unyv) this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). To ensure one can fully immerse in these assignments, all travel, relocation, life and health insurance costs are covered by the programme and a monthly living allowance is paid. See all 20 UN Youth Volunteer vacancies [here](https://www.cinfo.ch/en/20-one-year-positions-united-nations).   Please find the full job description here: For the programme: - Swiss nationality; - Master's degree in a relevant field (by mid October 2021); - Ideally 12 months of relevant professional experience (min. 3 months - max. 24 months); - Max. 28 years old at the start of the assignment in February 202; - Excellent command of English and 2 official Swiss languages (one active = C1/C2, one passive = A2/B1); - Interest in joining the international cooperation sector.   For this position: - Master's degree in Hydrogeology, hydraulics, water/sanitation management or environmental sciences and climate change or other relevant fields; - Demonstrated interest and/or experience (ideally one year) in development, implementation, and monitoring of WASH-related projects/programmes; - Supporting the development of training materials and monitoring tools; - Engaging with youth or conducting participatory activities; - Fluent in English and French Please find more details in the full job description.   Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter per application in English; - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated); - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents'.   Application deadline: 21 September 2021First round of interviews carried out by cinfo: between 4 and 6 October 2021 The entire recruitment process takes about four months. The final selection is done by the host organization based on cinfo's recommendation. Selected candidates will be informed by December 2021.   Any questions? Contact Saskia Zaugg and Sandrina Simoes, cinfo's Recruitment Specialists, [recruitment@cinfo.ch](../2022_Recruitment_Tools and Regulations/recruitment@cinfo.ch)

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14/09/2021 - 21/09/2021
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Programme Funding Manager

Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus City, Damascus - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Scope out and assess new funding opportunities for the Medair Syria programme. Responsible for coordinating and facilitating the programme teams to prepare proposals and reports for submission to institutional and private donors as well as write proposals directly; maintain appropriate information systems; track the internal progress of proposals and reports; research new funding sources and support the Deputy/Country Director in donor relationship management. Also responsible for providing strategic support and review of all aspects of Medair's proposals and reports, including indicator tracking, kick-off and lessons learned meetings and engagement with Medair GSO (Global Support Office).   Project Overview Medair has been operational in Syria in response to the Syrian crisis since 2015. Medair operates in the areas of health, WASH and SHE/NFI programming in government held areas of Syria. Medair Syria has bases in Damascus, Aleppo and Deir-Ez-Zor. In Damascus, projects are developed for south Syria, as well as housing the country office. In Aleppo (ALP), Medair is implementing projects in ALP and northern Hama (HAM) and in Deir-Ez-Zor, projects are implemented in DEZ as well as Raqqa (RAQ).   Workplace & Working Conditions Field based position in Damascus, Syria.   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details As soon as possible. Full time, 6 months with possible extension.   Key Activity Areas Donors Relations Management - Support the Deputy/Country Director in developing and maintaining efficient donor relations with the representatives of relevant funding partners to secure funding for the country programme. - Keeping up to date with trends and analyse institutional donor funding opportunities for Syria and advise senior management on strategic funding decisions. Represent Medair at country-level meetings with donors. Programme Development - Coordinate and facilitate the drafting and presentation of all proposals, operational and financial reports related to the Syria programme, in collaboration with other relevant staff members. - Prepare and manage timelines for preparing proposal and report submissions. Provide templates, guidelines and donor-specific advice to ensure that all involved staff members are aware of their needed contributions. - Work with the Country Director on the implementation of a logical, & sustainable country strategy plan. Grant Management - Coordinate and track institutional and private donor proposals and reports, managed by the Country Director and in consultation with other senior field managers, GSO staff and the Head of Country Programmes (HCP). - Provide compliance advisory support to programme and finance team members to avoid negative audit findings; be instrumental in response to audit findings in the coordination of improvements within teams. - Maintain an overview of the assigned programme's relationships with, and funding from, Medair's key institutional donors; providing analysis and information to senior management where necessary. - In collaboration with Project Managers and the MEAL/IM Manager; assess adherence to targets (financial and beneficiary) on a monthly basis, reporting any areas of concern to the Deputy Country Director. - Maintain appropriate information systems including contract tracking, reporting schedules, revising Medair Syria's box structure, portfolio project and grant cards and other donor-specific data. Quality Management - Responsible for advising on project implementation to meet institutional donor requirements. - Ensuring that applications and reports are produced to a high standard, comply with donor guidelines, deadlines, contracts, and other donor needs and requests. Communication - Gather and prepare fundraising materials (e.g., gift handles, direct marketing resources, thank-you videos, stories) according to targets set by Regional Communications Manager (RCM). - Work closely with the RCM to gather specific resources for GSO initiatives and projects, the year-end campaign, events, or fundraising pushes. - Prepare, organise, and lead field visits of visitors, photographers, journalists, or media crews. - Establish and maintain service contracts with local photographers, journalists, and videographers. - Proactively liaise with local, regional, national and international media in Syria, to form strong relationships and build Medair's positive image locally. - Assist Medair staff on institutional donor and Medair visibility budgets, conditions, and requirements, developing a communications plan for each project in coordination with programme staff. - Other communications related tasks as deemed necessary by line manager. Team Spiritual Life - Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts. - Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement. - Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network. This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.   Qualifications - University degree in a relevant subject such as Charity Management, Management Development Studies, Business Administration, International Development or another relevant technical subject. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).   Experience - 2 years of professional experience in funding/proposal writing in a humanitarian, development of charitable context. - Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards and other protocols. - Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. - Numerate and able to understand and work with project budgets, financial reports and financial management systems. Proven and successful report and proposal writing skills. - Experience of maintaining grant management systems. Good negotiation and networking skills. - Excellent interpersonal, communication and networking skills, including the ability to develop and manage effective relationships with current and new donors.   How to apply Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: a) [Medair organisational values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/) b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, [Medair's accountability policies and best practices](https://www.medair.org/accountability/) c) [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/jobs-irs/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). d) [Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)](https://www.medair.org/jobs/roc/) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).   Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our [Medair page.](https://www.medair.org/positions/programme-funding-manager-1/) Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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21/09/2021
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Technical Officer - P2

Egypt, Cairo, Cairo - World Health Organization

    OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME To provide agile project and product management  support to the Trauma Operational and Advisory Team to ensure a coherent and consistent approach to trauma care across the Eastern Mediterranean Region.    DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES - Systematically collect and analyze process, output and outcome data in EMR on mass casualties and trauma. - Review and update the WHO portable learning laboratory across the EMR. - Support the overall process of delivering the program, either through virtual means or through direct delivery, including liaison with instructors.  - Ensure adequate follow-up and monitoring to assess and improve the impact of programs and related activities. Document these findings in order to be published in peer reviewed journals.   - Liaise and coordinate communication with relevant local counterparts and service providers, including academic/teaching institutions, and recommend sustainable options to facilitate lifelong learning and scalability in-country. - Contribute to the development of an expert knowledge community that will support sharing of lessons learnt and experiences across countries in the EMR. - Provide technical input to communications material to raise the profile on trauma and mass casualty management, and in particular the new approach to learning. - Under the direction of the Regional Trauma Specialist, support simulation learning on mass casualty management and trauma.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential - First level university degree in medicine, related health sciences, social sciences, education/adult education or other field related to this position. Desirable - Advanced university degree (Master's or above) in trauma sciences or related health sciences.   Experience Essential - At least 2 years of professional experience in project management documenting requirements and seeing them transformed into successful deliverables.  - Experience in designing and conducting literature reviews, and qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis. Desirable - Experience in applying agile project management approaches. International exposure in public health.   Skills ? Business/client engagement skills and ability to establish effective working relationships with subject matter experts, conduct interviews, and lead focus groups. ? Analytical skills with demonstrated ability to rapidly gather and consolidate information from multiple sources. ? Excellent writing skills and ability to produce documentation to a high standard. ? Highly organized approach to activities; executes thoroughly under time pressure. ? Proactive, flexible, resourceful, and able to work independently. ? Project management skills ? Familiarity with learning or course management systems, learning experience platforms and other technologies for digital and hybrid learning, assessment and certification ? Familiarity with administrative and/or health data management business domains. Proficiency in MS Office applications, statistical analysis software packages and familiarity with MS Teams, MS SharePoint, MS Visio, MS Project.   WHO Competencies WHO Global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1 1.       Teamwork 2.       Respecting & promoting individual and cultural differences 3.       Communication 4.       Producing results 5.       Moving forward in a changing environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Excellent knowledge of English. Desirable: Knowledge of Arabic     REMUNERATION WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 48,805 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1245 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220. Interested candidates must apply online through our Stellis recruitment system. For assessment of your application, please ensure that: (I) Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated;(ii) All required details regarding your qualifications, education, and training are provided; (iii) Your experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. Kindly note that CVs/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.               ________________________________________________________________________   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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21/09/2021 - 30/09/2021
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Programme Management (Roster) - P2

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

Purpose of the Post To ensure overall efficiency and effectiveness of programme management processes in countries using a results-basedmanagement (RBM) approach to planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. In the context of theWHO Country Office needs), the incumbent will coordinate the creation, implementation and development of the WHO operational plan, outlining the activities and resources (staffing, equipment, funding) required for WHO to perform its role as the lead technical agency in health.   Organizational context Under the direct supervision of the Head of WHO's Country Office and the overall guidance of the Director ProgrammeManagement (DPM), the incumbent will coordinate the Country Office planning, budget management, monitoring andevaluation processes. The incumbent will work closely with the other members of the Country Office team and therespective technical leads, across the three levels of the Organization to coordinate strategic and operational planning. S/he ensures that planning is based on accurate data and that the expected results with the associated inputs (human andfinancial resources) are clearly defined and tracked.These positions will exist in offices for countries requiring targeted technical support and may cover geographically closecountries under a cost-sharing agreement.   Summary of Assigned Duties: Under the direct supervision of the Head of WHO's Country Office, and the overall guidance of the Coordinator,Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Evaluation (PBM), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to thefollowing duties: 1. Assist the development of the Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) and other strategic planning documents, inaccordance with WHO's guiding principles; while ensuring collaboration with all levels of the Organization and alignmentof Country Office priorities with the General Programme of Work, UNDAF and delivering as One United Nations System.2. Monitor operational planning and undertake regular planning reviews with WHO teams at all levels and providerecommendations for adjustments based on technical needs.3. Monitor the Programme Budget (PB) implementation and take necessary measures on financial, administrative andhuman resource allocation as well as provide recommendations related to programme management decision-making onresource utilization for optimal results.4. Report on identified programme management issues and risks if any and liaise with the WR and/or relevant staff toensure timely mitigation and resolution.5. Monitor performance and assessment in WHO Country Offices to measure progress towards defined priorities andresults including coordinating the quarterly, semi-annual, mid-term and end of biennium review and reporting processes.6. Contribute to resource mobilization efforts by supporting the development of results-focused proposals, donoragreements and other grant-related instruments ensuring quality and alignment with WHO policies, pertinent documentsand other administrative provisions.7. Facilitate evaluation activities to support Organizational learning.8. Implement standardized methods of capturing and consolidating evidence on health interventions as well as documentlessons learnt, best practices and trend analyses to support health sector/cluster coordination and responsive decisionmaking.9. Build and update a stakeholder database of key operational partners with the aim of strengthening multi-sectoraldialogue and collaboration for improved health sector performance.10. Strengthen the capacity of internal and external stakeholders, and promote accountability, responsiveness andtransparency.11. Perform any other related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.     Competencies:   Generic 1. Producing results2. Fostering integration and teamwork3. Ensuring effective use of resources4. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences5. Communication   Functional skills? Broad theoretical and practical knowledge in results-based management in the health sector.? Sound technical, analytical, conceptual and inter-personal skills? Understanding of quantitative and qualitative methods? Proven ability to manage multiple issues and tasks and reprioritize actions on short notice? Ability to propose innovative approaches and solutions to challenging situations.? Excellent oral and written communication skills including the development of written reports and oral presentations? Familiar with value-for-money principles, resource mobilization and communication for impact? Demonstrated capacity to foster internal (within Country Teams) and external collaborations with various stakeholdersincluding Member States and partners   Education (Qualifications) Essential:First University degree in public health, business or public administration, social sciences or related field.Desirable: Training in planning, results-based management and/or project management would be an asset. Knowledge ofWHO Planning, Budgeting and Monitoring framework.   ExperienceEssential:At least 2 years of relevant experience at the national or international levels in programme management in a public healthcontext.Desirable:Prior working experience with WHO, other UN Agency, recognized health-sector international Organization or nongovernmentalOrganization with expertise in planning, monitoring and evaluation.   Languages:Essential:Expert knowledge of written and spoken English.Desirable:Working knowledge of another WHO official language. Other Skills (e.g. IT):Essential:Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.Desirable:Knowledge of automated planning tools would be an asset.           ________________________________________________________________________   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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20/09/2021 - 08/10/2021
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Technical Officer, Strategic Fund - P2

United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington D.C. - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENT This requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) The primary objective of the Department of Health Systems and Services (HSS) is to strengthen health systems based on Primary Health Care, supporting universal health coverage. Its work encompasses the following areas: strengthening health systems governance for social protection in health; strengthening regulatory frameworks and financial protection mechanisms to promote the progressive realization of the right to health; organizing people-centered, integrated health service delivery; promoting access to and rational use of quality, safe, and effective health technologies; strengthening national health research systems, and promoting the integration of scientific knowledge into health care, health policies, and technical cooperation; and developing human resources for health.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the general supervision of the Director, Health Systems and Services (HSS), and the direct supervision of the Chief, Strategic Fund Management (HSS/SF), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties: a) Provide support for the implementation of activities included in the Strategic Fund's programs and special projects; b) Collect, synthesize, analyze, digitize and visualize data related to the Strategic Fund programs and projects; prepare and submit reports, as directed; c) Provide support and collaborate actively in the digitization and continuous improvement projects; assist in improving strategies to collect, revise, aggregate, and disseminate information related to the projects; d) Collaborate and provide inputs to support operational and strategic planning for the entity's projects; e) Collaborate in the review and analysis of issues and trends relating to the project's technical matters; f) Provide support for the preparation of technical documents for meetings; g) Provide support and follow up on the implementation of activities for the assigned projects/programs; prepare and present periodic reports on project status; contribute to the preparation of final reports and project evaluation;  h) Participate actively in relevant working groups, meetings and forums; i) Maintain effective partnerships with all project stakeholders to exchange critical and technical information and resolve program/project implementation issues to ensure results are achieved as planned; j) Provide technical support for planning, implementation and evaluation of assigned Projects/programs, activities and initiatives; k) Review and analyze progress on technical matters, elaboration and implementation of inter-programmatic and inter-sectoral activities; compile reports and present analyses on programmatic issues; l) Conduct research as directed; acquire and share information on project-related issues; m) Support the preparation of various written outputs, e.g., technical and financial reports, concept notes, draft background papers, research protocols, sections of reports and studies and other inputs to technical publications and for donors; n) Collaborate with all relevant technical areas and departments to facilitate coordination of activities, for project implementation targets and timeframes; o) Perform other related duties, as assigned.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Essential: A bachelor's degree in a health science, supply chain management, business administration, information technology and systems, public administration, economics, or any other field related to the functions of the post, from a recognized institution. In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.  WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  The list can be accessed through the link:  http://www.whed.net/.  PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org/search/default.asp and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process. Experience: Essential: Five years of combined national and international experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation, data management, managing cross-functional process improvement, and/or supply chain management. Desirable: Demonstrated experience in information collection, analysis and visualization of data would be an asset. Experience working in an international agency would be an asset. SKILLS: PAHO Competencies: Key Behavioral Competencies - Overall attitude at work: Maintains integrity and takes a clear ethical approach and stance; demonstrates commitment to the Organization's mandate and promotes the values of the Organization in daily work and behavior; is accountable for work carried out in line with own role and responsibilities; is respectful towards, and trusted by, colleagues and counterparts. - Teamwork: Collaborate and cooperate with others. - Works collaboratively with team members and counterparts to achieve results; encourages cooperation and builds rapport; helps others when asked; accepts joint responsibility for the teams' successes and shortcomings. Identifies conflicts in a timely manner and addresses them as necessary; understands issues from the perspective of others; does not interpret/ attribute conflicts to cultural, geographical or gender issues. - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Relate well to diversity in others and capitalize on such diversity - Treats all people with dignity and respect. Relates well to people with different cultures, gender, orientations, backgrounds and/or positions; examines own behavior to avoid stereotypical responses; considers issues from the perspective of others and values their diversity. - Communication: Express oneself clearly when speaking/Write effectively/Listen/Shares knowledge - Quality and quantity of communication targeted at audience.  Listens attentively and does not interrupt other speakers.  Adapts communication style and written content to ensure they are appropriately and accurately understood by the audience (e.g., power-point presentations, communication strategies, implementation plans).  Shares information openly with colleagues and transfers knowledge, as needed. - Knowing and managing yourself: Manages stress/Invite feedback/Continuously learn - Remains productive even in an environment where information or direction is not available, and when facing challenges; recovers quickly from setbacks, where necessary. Manages stress positively; remains positive and productive even under pressure; does not transfer stress to others. Seeks feedback to improve knowledge and performance; shows self- awareness when seeking and receiving feedback; uses feedback to improve own performance.    Seeks informal and/or formal learning opportunities for personal and professional development; systematically learns new competencies and skills useful for job; takes advantage of learning opportunities to fill competencies and skill gaps.  - Producing Results: Deliver quality results/Take responsibility - Produces high-quality results and workable solutions that meet clients' needs. Works independently to produce new results and sets own timelines effectively and efficiently.  Shows awareness of own role and clarifies roles of team members in relation to project's expected results. Makes proposals for improving processes as required and takes responsibility for own work and/or actions, as necessary.   Demonstrates positive attitude in working on new projects and initiatives. Demonstrates accountability for own success, as well as for errors; learns from experience. Technical Expertise: ? Demonstrated ability to produce, analyze data, use, and share information with a variety of actors in different environments. Experience in ability to collect, integrate, structure, and visualize data transforming them into relevant intelligence for the unit. ? Strong research and problem-solving skills; able to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to work collaboratively on multidisciplinary teams with tight schedules. ? Strong professional oral and writing skills including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization. ? Practical knowledge of results-based management concepts and tools and their applications; especially related to outcome formulation and indicator development; ? Demonstrated ability to facilitate process mapping, apply process improvement, project and change management methodologies; Demonstrated experience in utilizing Enterprise Resource Systems (ERP), advance knowledge of Excel and other analytical tools ? Demonstrated experience in utilizing continuous improvement and supply chain methodologies like Lean, Six Sigma, PDCA and SCOR-M ? Mature judgment, strong technical, analytical and conceptual skills; demonstrated ability to assess, analyze, synthesize and provide recommendation on key technical issue; ? Ability to integrate managerial and technical inputs into recommendations for decision-making process; ability to manage multiple issues and tasks in a complex organizational environment; Languages: Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with working knowledge of the other languages. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset. IT Skills: Demonstrated ability to effectively use a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook.  Other IT skills and knowledge of software programs such as Visio, MS Project, ERP systems, database, data visualization and optimization tools, and those described above would be an asset.   REMUNERATION Monthly Salary: (Net of taxes) USD$4,067.08 (Salary non-negotiable) Post Adjustment: US$2,017.27  This amount is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to identify candidates for other similar short-term positions at the same level. - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to PAHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and e-Manual. - For information on PAHO please visit: http://www.paho.org  - PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - PAHO/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are encouraged. - All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post. - The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes.               ________________________________________________________________________   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). 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20/09/2021 - 01/10/2021
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Reports Officer - P2

Uganda, Central Region, Kampala - UNICEF

  UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.     For every child, a fair chance Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child's path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework. Visit this link for more information on Uganda Country Office https://www.unicef.org/uganda/     How can you make a difference? Under the general guidance of the Donor Relations and Reporting Specialist, the incumbent is responsible to lead in this fast-paced environment with contribution management, donor reporting, coordination and knowledge management under the scope of the Donor Relations pillar. We are seeking a vibrant, people-person with a keen eye for detail, exceptional English writing skills and a love for working collaboratively with others while also having the drive and self-confidence to work independently. The incumbent will work on a dynamic and energic team to ensure that all aspects of donor relations are supported to enable UNICEF to achieve results for children. The Reports Officer will play a critical role to provide additional capacity to the team, enabling additional resources to be dedicated to the scale up in proactive donor engagement to meet the fundraising needs of the Country Office. Donor Reporting - Proactively leads in the maintenance of the external (VISION) and internal (Excel) donor reporting trackers to ensure that all reports are captured for timely delivery to donors. - Leads the coordination, compilation and editing of UNICEF donor reports. Ensure adherence to criteria set out in Executive Directives/Guidelines, donor contract stipulations and ESARO quality assurance standards. - Prepare cover letters and supporting documentation to accompany official report submissions, reprogramming and extension requests to donors. Donor Relations - Lead on the timely updating of UNISON (Salesforce) to capture key information on donor discussions, donor contact information and funding pipeline. - Lead the development of internal and external briefing documents. - Support with the coordination of inputs for key donor deliverables such as grant mid-term and annual reviews, audits, programme closures and other ad hoc requests. - Ensure that hard copies of all donor relations documentation are filed appropriately for future utilization. - Lead the management of donor-related knowledge management by uploading key documents to the global shared drive (Donor Reporting Portal). - Support face to face and virtual donor engagements to build UNICEF's brand as a key partner of choice for development and humanitarian programming. - Support the Donor Relations and Reporting Specialist as the Officer in Charge when needed. Contribution Management - Manage an internal tracker to assist the Country Office with grants information management on funding received per output, geographic targeting, emergency (i.e COVID-19), conditionalities and expenditure to inform the CMT, PMT and EMT on the status of resource mobilization efforts. - Work with the Budget Unit to promote regular monitoring of utilization/expenditure, expiring funds and funding gaps involving all sections. - Support the Country Office with timely processing of internal extension requests and donor reporting schedule updates in VISION. Any other business as required.     To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - Advanced degree is required in one of the following fields: international relations, political science, communications, international development, or another relevant technical field. - A minimum of two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: communications, contribution management, resource mobilization, external relations, or other relevant area. - Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.     For every Child, you demonstrate... UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The UNICEF competencies required for this post are... - Nurtures, Leads and Manages People (1) - Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2) - Works Collaboratively with others (2) - Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2) - Innovates and Embraces Change (2) - Thinks and Acts Strategically (2) - Drives to achieve impactful results (2) - Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)   To view our competency framework, please visit [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf). Click [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/get-prepared) to learn more about UNICEF's values and competencies. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.     Remarks: Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. 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20/09/2021 - 30/09/2021
New!

Programme Analyst - P2

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 Context In September 2009, the UN Secretary-General designated H.M. Queen Máxima of the Netherlands as his Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA).  As UNSGSA and Honorary Patron of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI), Queen Máxima raises awareness and advocates specific policies, investments and actions with governments, regulators, private companies, international institutions and diverse additional stakeholders, all with view of how inclusive financial systems can help to reduce poverty, equalize opportunity and accelerate progress toward numerous development goals.   She does so through country visits, speeches, meetings, convening of stakeholders and other outreach.  This requires careful, comprehensive and rigorous analysis of local conditions, policies, available services and public priorities, as well as the needs of households, enterprises and communities.The UNSGSA's work is done in partnership and with wide consultation among the many stakeholders working to advance financial inclusion?and those affected by it. She collaborates closely with an advisory Reference Group of leading international organizations in financial inclusion to share expertise and suggest strategic opportunities that she can advance through advocacy and partnerships. Reference Group members include: Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Better Than Cash Alliance, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), Flourish Ventures, International Finance Corporation (IFC), International Monetary Fund (IMF), UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF), UN Development Programme (UNDP), UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and The World Bank. The UNSGSA also consults   and/or cooperates with the UN Rome based agencies and the wider UN system, the UN secretariat, UN country teams, multilateral organizations, private financial institutions, companies, donors, civil society organizations and the media.Members of the Reference Group and many other in-country and global partners play an important role in converting advocacy into action.The UNSGSA also engages with financial standard setting bodies (SSBs) so that their work takes into account the advancement of Financial Inclusion around the world.The Programme Analyst will report to the Director of the office.   A small team works closely with Queen Máxima and her secretariat in The Hague to coordinate and advance her UN and G20 activities. The Office of the UNSGSA is housed at BERA/UNDP in New York and receives financial support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.      Duties and Responsibilities   - Monitor and support partner activities in the field of financial inclusion and keep the Office of the UNSGSA informed and up-to date on relevant developments. - Provide support in managing and strengthening a close relationship between the Office of the UNSGSA and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the grantor/donor). - Provide research and analytical support to Director and policy advisors and ensure quality control of preparation of briefs, background papers, analysis of reports and other substantive information. - Office operations and management. 1.     Partner Engagement: Monitor and support partner activities in the field of financial inclusion and keep the Office of the UNSGSA informed and up-to date on relevant developments - Support the Office of the UNSGSA's efforts to shape and develop strategies to engage with UN entities, UNDP country teams, intergovernmental organizations and other partners. - Support the Office's development of strategies and management of ongoing relationships with key financial inclusion communities. - Support the monitoring of the implementation of the SDG's and communicate relevant updates/issues to the Office of the UNSGSA and, where appropriate, identifying opportunities. - Follow-up on collaboration between the Office of the UNSGSA and the Group of Friends, UN entities, UNDP country teams and intergovernmental partners and ensure required actions are implemented by the Office of the UNSGSA. - Under the guidance of the Director, Office of the UNSGSA, prepare and ensure information flow between the Office of the UNSGSA and its partners, paying particular attention to the quality control of the information provided. - With support from policy advisors, manage dialogue with counterparts with regard to operational and logistical matters in the context of country visit preparations or event participation. - Coordinate inputs in briefing notes from all relevant partners for executive level meetings with intergovernmental bodies, financial inclusion stakeholders. - Prepare take aways and notes from formal meetings with partners such as the Reference Group and working group meetings. 2.    Provide support in managing and strengthening a close relationship between the Office of the UNSGSA and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the grantor/donor) - In close collaboration with the Director, Office of the UNSGSA, support the enhancement and strengthening of the relationship between the Office of the UNSGSA and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through partnership on initiatives/events, periodic conference calls on the activities of the UNSGSA, and periodic grant activity reports. - Under the guidance of the Director, Office of the UNSGSA assist and support the monitoring of the performance indicators agreed with the grantor/donor in line with set time frames, budget and workplan by providing regular updates to inform the Office of targets and committed milestones. - Draft periodic reports on operational activities of the Office of the UNSGSA based on the agreed reporting schedule. - Create and maintain appropriate spreadsheets and documentation to track/support grant expenses, ensuring that proper records are maintained. - Under the guidance of the Director, Office of the UNSGSA, liaise with grantor/donor on grant implementation, reporting, information sharing and further work planning. - Ensure timely preparation and submission of progress reports and financial reports to grantor/donor as well as smooth interphase with UNDP's systems such as ATLAS. 3.    Support and ensure quality control of preparation of briefs, background papers, analysis of reports and other substantive information - Under the guidance of the Policy Advisors, draft timely and high-quality background papers, briefing notes, talking points, analysis, and other substantive information for the Director, Office of the UNSGSA on relevant issues, including informed analysis of the issues at hand and, if required, identify potential challenges and opportunities for the Office of the UNSGSA. - Proofread and check for accuracy briefing notes, talking points, background papers, speeches, letters and other communications and other substantive materials shared with the UNSGSA ensuring timely submission to the UNSGSA's Secretariat in The Hague. - Draft high level correspondence for signature by the Director, Office of the UNSGSA. - Conduct research, retrieve statistical data from internal and external sources, and perform other analytical tasks as may be needed. - Manage the production and distribution of the UNSGSA Annual Report by preparing terms of reference for the designer, managing the selection process for the designer and printer, preparing and maintaining a production schedule in consultation with the Director, Office of the UNSGSA and the Communications Specialist, Office of the UNSGSA, UNSGSA Secretariat in The Hague. 4.    Office operations and management: - Provide substantive and administrative support to high level meetings, conferences and events organized by the Office of the UNSGSA by proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparation of background documents, briefs and other relevant materials (save the date, invitations, take aways). - Provide substantive and administrative support to the preparation of UNSGSA country visits, collaborating closely with partners, UNDP country offices and headquarters bureaux, the UNSGSA's secretariat in The Hague. - Ensure Office's sound financial management, budget preparation and oversight, human resources administration and other operational matters.     - Draft terms of reference for consultancies with the Office of the UNSGSA, coordinate the recruitment process of consultants, manage consultant/vendor contracts and payments ensuring accuracy of forms and proper record-keeping. - Manage and oversee the Executive Administrative Assistant and interns. - Participate in mission travel as required.     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/FunctionalIntergovernmental engagement - Knowledge of intergovernmental bodies and other partners (mandates, operations, ways of working etc). Multi-stakeholder and partner engagement - Knowledge of relevant multilaterals agencies and relevant partners in the area of financial inclusion (mandates, operations, ways of working etc…) Representation - Ability to productively share UNDP knowledge and activities (at UN and other venues). Briefs and written communication: - Ability to prepare quality briefs and substantive background materials. Ability to communicate relevant information for a variety of audiences. Partnerships/Relationship Management - Ability to engage with other agencies, donors, and development stakeholders and forge productive working relationships. Risk Management - Ability to identify and prioritize risks, and organize action around mitigating them. Knowledge management and sharing - Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge.     Required Skills and Experience   Education: - Advanced University Degree (Master's) in international relations, public administration or other social sciences related field. Experience: - Minimum 2 years of progressively responsible experience in project/programme management, administration, development related areas, multi-stakeholder engagement, international or multilateral organizations, UN operational activities for development, or other relevant settings, preferably in functions requiring drafting briefing notes, letters, and email communication. - Working experience with intergovernmental and interagency processes and fora at the United Nations. Experience in using the UNDP financial and project management software desirable. - Working knowledge of the international development field and experience liaising with partners in inter-governmental processes is desirable. - Experience with UN and diplomatic protocol around high level events, meetings and correspondence. - Capacity to prioritize multiple tasks, meet deadlines even in imperfect conditions and thrive as part of a small and fast-moving team. - Outstanding oral and written communication skills, with an ability to sum up key points concisely. - Success working independently and as a member of a team, and with partners in other time zones and from diverse and multi-cultural contexts. - Sense of humor and grace under pressure. Language Requirements: - Excellent command of, and drafting skills in English essential; working knowledge of other UN languages desirable particularly Spanish and/or French.             ___________________________________________________________________________ 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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20/09/2021 - 01/10/2021

Human Resources Officer [Learning and Staff Development] - P2

Uganda, Central Region, Kampala - UNICEF

  UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.     For every child, a champion. Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child's path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework. Visit this [Link](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1n3WU86XUQA&feature=youtu.be) to connect with our mission in Uganda.      How can you make a difference? The HR Officer [Learning & Staff Development] will be part of a dynamic HR team and will be responsible for the following key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks: 1. Business Partnering ? Through research of policies and analysis of data, provide support to the HR Business Partner in advising their clients on HR-related needs and developing subsequent plans of action. ? Provide accurate and timely advice to clients on HR processes and policies, ensuring the highest level of client-orientation. ? Proactively advise clients on the resolution of human resources issues ensuring equitable and transparent solutions that protects both the staff and organizations interests in accordance with policies, regulations and procedures. ? Promote the organizational goals and targets for gender equity and cultural diversity.   2. Strategic Human Resources ? Support and contribute to corporate HR strategy formulation and global implementation. Provide feedback and make recommendations on the establishment and improvement of HR systems, policies and processes. ? Keep abreast, research, benchmark, and implement best and cutting-edge practices in HR management and contribute to the development of global policies, procedures and introduce innovation through sharing of best practices and knowledge learned.   3. Support to Implementation of assigned Human Resources Services. ? Provide support to various or one specific HR occupation (recruitment, job classification, career development, performance management, data analytics, learning & development etc.) to help their supervisors in implementing efficient client services that help either attract, retain and/or motivate staff of the highest caliber. ? When assigned casework in the relevant area on either a routine or non-routine basis, analyze and synthesize issues and problems, and interpret established, formal guidelines to address and recommend solutions or further actions required.   4. Learning and Capacity Development. ? Support Culture transformation initiatives that actively encourages the development of a learning culture and the creation of learning environments that empower staff to exchange knowledge and develop skills ? Ensure learning and development opportunities for all staff are widely known using outreach traditional and innovative communication platforms in the Country Office ? Facilitates learning via face-to-face training, webinars, virtual, and blended learning; incorporates a variety of presentation methods and applications to accommodate different learning styles. ? Measures and tracks the effectiveness and impact of training and learning solutions and recommends ways to enhance effectiveness and impact ? Review at the end of each year office's achievement with regard to the annual learning/training plan and activities, highlighting success, weaknesses and challenges and drafts a report including recommendations for consideration in the preparation of the annual learning plan. ? Keeps abreast of developments in the area of learning, staff development. ? Serve as Secretary to the Staff Development Committee (SDC). ? Coordinates the preparation of the UCO Annual Learning and Development Calendar. ? Under the supervision of the Human Resources Manager coordinate the implementation of the UCO Learning & Strategy.   5. Dual Career Support: ? Support HR Manager and Consultant to develop a country strategy and action plan for Dual Career for International Professional (IP) staff in the Uganda Country Office. ? Working closely with the HR Manager, lead the onboarding of IP families relocating to the duty station and provide relevant information on dual careers. ? Disseminate UNICEF initiatives on Support spouse/partner career services for IP recognized spouses/partners.   6. HR Data Analytics ? Collect, interpret and analyze HR data to help inform decision making on HR processes and strategies. ? Support the development and implementation of data collection systems to optimize data quality. ? Coordinate with country offices and partners to provide assistance in their HR information management.     To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? Education: - A University Degree in human resource management, business management, psychology or another related field with a strong focus on Learning and Staff Development is required Skills: Technical: - Advanced knowledge of the principles and concepts of human resources management. - Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations. - Strong research, planning and organizational skills. - Excellent knowledge of information technology systems and tools. Interpersonal and Communication: - Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience. - Ability to empathize with client managers, supervisors and staff while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promulgated HR regulations and rules. Experience: - A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in human resource management and experience in organizational learning, staff development and coordinating training programs and other learning initiatives is required - Experience in designing, developing, and implementing learning and development materials. - Demonstrated strong writing, analytical, facilitation, presentation, and project management skills Language Requirement: - Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset. For every Child, you demonstrate... UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. The UNICEF competencies required for this post are... Core Competencies - Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2) - Works Collaboratively with others (2) - Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2) - Innovates and Embraces Change (2) - Thinks and Acts Strategically (2) - Drives to achieve impactful results (2) - Manages ambiguity and complexity (2) To view our competency framework, please visit [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf). Click [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/get-prepared) to learn more about UNICEF's values and competencies. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.               ___________________________________________________________________________ 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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17/09/2021 - 23/09/2021

Contracts Officer - P2

Denmark, Copenhagen city, Copenhagen - UNICEF

  Contracts OfficerP2, Fixed-Term, Copenhagen, Denmark UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.     For every child, Health Access to essential products for children and their families is an overarching goal for the work of UNICEF Supply Division. As one of the largest United Nations procurement agencies, UNICEF is uniquely positioned to leverage its reach, supply expertise and purchasing power to support governments across 150 countries to deliver results for children.This position is located in the Health Technology Centre (HTC). HTC is a procurement centre within the Supply Division and it focuses on ensuring sustainable access to life-saving health technologies, including safe injection equipment. The centre ensures the global availability of Health Technology Supplies through influencing markets for these lifesaving commodities, works with governments, partners and suppliers to plan, procure and deliver the right products at the right time, at the right price, while driving product innovations to meet needs around the world. How can you make a difference? In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and in support of the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) initiative, UNICEF is filling a strategic role as the procurement agent for the COVAX initiative, routine immunization and Procurement Service Partners. As part of the COVID-19 Pandemic response, UNICEF is supporting partners through Procurement Services to secure the required Safe Injection Equipment. Securing supply, Partnership engagement, and coordination of subsequent procurement of these devices on behalf of Procurement Service Partners across the range of demand, safeguarding UNICEFs interest, is key to the COVID-19 supply response. Under the general supervision of the Contracts Specialist, the incumbent will manage the procurement services related demand for COVID-19 SIE response, proving procurement in accordance with the UNICEF Rules and Regulations. Monitors and reports on supplier performance, market development and procurement history for a segment of product.   Key functions and responsibilities: - Ensures all procurement activities are in compliance with the UNICEF Financial Rules and Regulations, SD Manual, and all other applicable procurement procedures. - Issues international tender invitations to acceptable suppliers, evaluates quotations, clarifies offers and negotiates with suppliers, as appropriate. - Makes recommendations for finalization of purchases, adjudicates offers in consultation with Technical and QA Centres. Prepares and defends submissions to CRC. - Establishes Long Term Agreements and Direct Order Contracts. - Supports the Centre and the Procurement Services Centre with preparation of Price Estimates. - Reviews and provides recommendations for Local Procurement by Field Offices. - Reviews material specifications and requirements with the Technical and QA Centres to ensure completeness and appropriateness. - In partnership with QA and Technical, evaluates suppliers with respect to delivery performance, product acceptability and commercial acceptability. - Assists in preparation of all information materials, updating of data bases and management systems for use by HQs, Field Offices or Regional Offices. - Performs as a liaison in communicating with other centres regarding implementation of procurement cycle. - Establishes work plans and priorities, monitors achievements and evaluates performance of support staff. - Any other duties or assignments as requested by the supervisor.    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? Required: - A completed first university degree (Bachelor's degree) in business administration, commerce or law or related technical field - Minimum two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience, preferably at the international level - Experience in commercial activities with the public or private sector in developing and/or industrialized countries - Knowledge of worldwide procurement, contract negotiations and administration - Experience from analytical work and negotiations - Fluency in English Desired: - Experience in procurement / contracting of Medical devices - Experience in SAP Materials Management Module - Proficiency in other UN Language   For every Child, you demonstrate? UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and.. Core Competencies - Nurtures, leads and manages people - Builds and maintains partnerships - Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness - Drive to achieve results for impact - Innovates and embraces change - Thinks and acts strategically - Manages ambiguity and complexity - Works collaboratively with others Click here to learn more: https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf   UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: - UNICEF only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed at: http://www.whed.net/ - Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service. - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.             ___________________________________________________________________________ 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. 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17/09/2021 - 30/09/2021

Project Officer - P2

Congo, Brazzaville, Brazzaville - World Health Organization

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The overall objective of the Cluster is to provide leadership and action in supporting Member States to improve their access to, and coverage of, quality, essential health services for malaria, vector-borne diseases (VBDs) and selected Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), including Buruli ulcer (BU), (GWD), leprosy, Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT), snake bite envenoming (SBE) and others. The Cluster achieves this through leading a comprehensive, integrated, multi-sectoral response to TVD, engaging with regional, economic communities, donors and implementing partners; providing normative guidance to Member States for the development, implementation and monitoring of policies, strategies and plans for addressing TVDs; improving through technical assistance and capacity building the following: epidemic preparedness and elimination of targeted TVDs; systems for disease surveillance, analytics and knowledge translation including at sub-national levels; data generation and utilization of strategic information for effective programme management and service delivery, including shaping the regional, research agenda for the implementation of national policies, strategies and plans and reporting on trends and progress towards national, regional and global targets for addressing TVDs.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   The incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties:--> Establish new surveys in the Open Data Kit (ODK)-based system;--> Establish SQL-based data visualization platform, Metabase to review data and identify data entry errors or logical errors;--> Work with field teams to resolve issues identified by the data;--> Establish the Metabase system to produce outputs that will be posted on the ESPEN NTD Portal, such as, format data to the Epidemiological Reporting Form (EPIRF);--> Provide training and support for the ESPEN Collect app (Android based), mobile phone equipment, and access and use of the Metabase project website;--> Support national programs to download data for storage in national databases;--> Design a web-based application/platform which serves as a central repository of all data, information, and reports on PC-NTD; --> Design, develop and maintain data exchange interfaces and mechanisms with external partners and data collection focal points;--> Contribute to resource mobilization and advocacy activities in support of the implementation of WHO and AFRO Resolutions in collaboration with EPG, ORD and WCOs;--> Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others, as required.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: University degree in health, analytics, computer science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field.Desirable: Specialized training in cloud data warehouse technologies and business intelligence tools preferred.   Experience Essential: --> A minimum of two years of relevant international and national professional experience in web-based application development and data management;--> Proven experience working on NTD data at national or international level; --> Experience of establishing a mobile data collection platform.Desirable: --> Work experiences that are diverse, incorporating private sector, NGOs, other UN, or governmental Health related agencies will be an advantage;--> Experience working in developing countries.   Skills --> Extensive knowledge and skills in project management and strategic planning;--> Ability to build capacity in various aspects of programme management;--> Good knowledge of project management as applied to disease control programmes;--> Organisational and Analytical skills;   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Producing results - Moving forward in a changing environment - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.Desirable: The above language requirements are interchangeable.     REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 48,805 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2648 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.     ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the [WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) into practice. - WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.                   ________________________________________________________________________   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). 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17/09/2021 - 06/10/2021

Data Analyst, Economics, Sector

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

Purpose of Job   The Analyst, Economics (Sector) is a member of the Sector Economics and Policy (SEP) pillar in EPG. He/she supports the work of sector economists in the SEP pillar by providing support to project work and TI methodology implementation in the Monarch application. The Data Analyst, Economics (Sector) also plays a key role in reporting on and analysing the results of the assessment and monitoring the projects' portfolio for their achieved transition impact, as well as fine-tuning the content (i.e. assessment questions) of the underlying application.. In addition, the Data Analyst supports the Principal economist ? TI methodology in bank-wide or external initiatives in the areas of impact assessment methodologies, results and impact investing.   Accountabilities and Responsibilities   - Assisting sector economists, during all stages of project work related to the Monarch application, from project design and assessment to post-signing monitoring, with a focus on questionnaire updates and issues resolution; - Provide analysis and visualisations of the Assessment and Monitoring of the transition impact of Bank's operations (TOMS/TIMS); - Support the work on Theory of Change (ToC) implementation in Monarch through updated TI questions, FW objectives, indicators, and enhancements to the application and liaise with the IT and Data Management team accordingly   Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications   - A Master's degree in economics or a related field (e.g data science) from a leading university or a relevant Bachelor's degree with >2 years of relevant professional experience. - Prior work experience of applied microeconomics (e.g., in a relevant government institution), or in banking, industry, commerce or agribusiness would be an advantage; - Strong analytical and quantitative skills, including knowledge of Excel. Facility with other database/analytic software (e.g. Tableau or EBX especially) would be a strong advantage; - Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; - Familiarity with the EBRD region of operations and work or study experience in the region is helpful;   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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15/09/2021 - 21/09/2021

Technical Officer - P2

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The mission of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to work with countries and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from disease outbreaks and other health emergencies. The Programme leads and coordinates the international health response, in support of affected Member State(s), to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme contributes to the implementation of the WHO Global Programme of Work (GPW 13) and is guided by WHO strategic priorities to "keep the world safe, improve health and serve the vulnerable". The WHO strategic priorities drive the progress in health towards Universal Health Coverage, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and speaks particularly to SDG 3, to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   - Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Executive Officer, EXD WHE and the Chief Operations Officer, WHE, the Technical Officer will assist the development of technical briefings for Senior Management and support the development, collation and dissemination of internal information products (e.g. sharepoint, internal newsletter, etc) for the Programme. More specifically, the incumbent will : - Liaise with technical counterparts across the 3 levels of the Programme for technical material in relation to specific engagements of the Executive Director, and review and compile into complete briefing files; - Draft information products (e.g. briefing notes, powerpoint presentations, etc) on various topics and as needed; - Track and compile information on key events of the WHE Programme, and draft relevant information products (e.g. emails to staff, short stories, sharepoint updates) to ensure dissemination; - Support the Executive Officer functions during his/her absence; - Perform other duties as relevant to the above.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: - A first university degree in communications, journalism, public health, health communications or related fields.   Desirable: - Training in corporate communications, risk communication, web development and management, IT project management.   Experience Essential: - At least 2 years' experience in information management and communications in an international setting, corporate communications, crisis or risk communications or communications for change management.   Desirable: - Experience in emergency setting. - Experience in a country or regional office. - Exposure at the international level.   Skills   - Excellent communications and interpersonal skills - Strong coordination and networking skills - Excellent organizational skills - Ability to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy - Good negotiation skills - Ability to work with interdisciplinary and multicultural teams - Good problem solving skills - Knowledge of modern corporate communications theory and practice - Excellent understanding of WHO goals, programmes, structure and networks - Ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and balance multiple tasks simultaneously   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Producing results - Moving forward in a changing environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: - Expert knowledge of English.   Desirable: - Expert knowledge of French. - Intermediate knowledge of WHO language. The above language requirements are interchangeable.   REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 48,805 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3490 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int.](http://www.who.int./) - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.          ________________________________________________________________________ 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). 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15/09/2021 - 04/10/2021

Planning Analyst - P2

Turkey, Gaziantep Province, Gaziantep - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   As part of WHO emergency response to the Syria crisis, with implementation in Turkey and across border into northern Syria, this position will work under the guidance of the Operations Officer to provide operational support to the implementation of the operations of the Gaziantep Field presence, ensuring smooth running of administration, general budget and finance, human resources, logistics, building management and security. The incumbent will support the implementation of the activities of the field presence as follows: - Assist in the development of WHO's incident management workplans and associated budgets outlining the required response activities and resources(staffing, equipment). - Conduct a systematic collection and analysis of information pertaining to the joint operations plans(4Ws who does what where when), from relevant WHO offices and key operational partners, to generate a consolidated overview of needs and requirements. - Exchange information with relevant internal WHO teams and key operational partners in the development of a strategic response framework and joint operations plan (4Ws) to outline the response strategies to the emergency incident. - Compile and analyse data to monitor progress against plans according to established key performance indicators. Regularly report on response activities across all partners. - Track the implementation of WHO's projects and grants, assist in ensuring that the implementation, expenditure and reporting are consistent with plans and projects. - Flag any implementation issues to the attention of the responsible officers. Participate in the planning reviews, when necessary, to provide periodic estimates on response requirements based on technical needs. - Contribute to the preparation of monitoring and progress reports, briefings, proposals, reports, communications and advocacy documents required for strategic decision making. - Attend various project management meetings, plan relevant activities, ensure predictable follow-up on agreed action points with relevant stakeholders. Work with relevant WHO teams and key operational partners on the preparation of a transition and response demobilization plan. Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: First university degree in public health, management, business or public administration or other social sciences from an accredited/recognized institute.  Desirable: Advanced university degree in public health, business or public administration. Specialized training in epidemiology, health management, or humanitarian interventions.   Experience Essential: A minimum of two years of relevant experience in planning, managing data and monitoring operations or financial reporting, in a public health or humanitarian international context.  Desirable: Experience working in WHO, the UN and/or international organization, health cluster partners and recognized humanitarian organizations including at the regional/country level. Experience in change management and organizational development. Demonstrated experience in coordinating with and reporting on the work of diverse teams and financial resources at international level.   Skills   - Demonstrated knowledge and skills in reporting on large budgets and financial resources. - Proven knowledge of programme and financial management as well as administration of complex health programmes and services. - Ability to perform and adapt to complex and changing political, social, and economic contexts. ? Knowledge of WHO or other UN agencies' governing mechanisms, procedures, planning and programme management.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond - Ensuring the effective use of resources   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English.  Desirable:   REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 48,805 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 736 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int.](http://www.who.int./) - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the [WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) into practice. - WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.          ________________________________________________________________________ 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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14/09/2021 - 04/10/2021

Shelter Project Manager

Sudan, Al Qadarif, Gadaref State - Medair International

Role & Responsibilities Provide shelter for the target population. This involves effectively managing the assigned shelter project(s) in line with the objectives, budget and timeframe laid down in the proposal(s). The role also includes enhancing beneficiary participation, managing and training local staff and planning and initiating new shelter projects / proposals.   Project Overview Medair is responding to the influx of refugees from the Tigray region of Ethiopian into Sudan. We are currently operating in two refugee resettlement areas. We are operating in the sectors of WASH, Health, and Shelter/NFI distributions. We have recently been selected as a transitional shelter partner for UNHCR in for 2021 and expect to continue that partnership in 2022. In total, over the two refugee resettlements areas, there are approximately 7000 shelter that need to be constructed and Medair will contribute by being responsible for a portion of those shelters.   Workplace & Conditions Field based position in Gadaref State, Sudan.   Starting Date / Initial Contract Details October 2021. Full time, 3 months with the possibility of extension.   Key Activity Areas Shelter Project Management - Manage the assigned shelter project(s) in order to meet the project objectives within budget and within the allotted time frame. - Provide strong leadership of the assigned shelter project(s), working to ensure both short and long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local authorities (where applicable) and local shelter staff - Develop and implement an appropriate and effective shelter strategy in consultation with other shelter staff and field managers. - Set clear objectives and indicators for shelter activities in collaboration with the shelter staff, field managers and, where appropriate, with the local communities. - Continuously monitor and supervise shelter activities, overseeing the technical design and execution and evaluating progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data. - Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability in all aspects of the project. - Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair, donor and other applicable timeframes and formats. Develop new proposals, linked to the country strategy, in conjunction with field managers. Staff Management - Line-manage the Shelter Manager(s) of the assigned project(s), including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc. It may also be necessary to line manage other shelter project staff. - Facilitate regular meetings to assist information sharing between project staff, to ensure all staff members are aware of project objectives and current work plans and to provide the opportunity for feedback. - Provide coaching and technical supervision to staff in order to develop ownership and full responsibility for shelter activities. Assess the training needs of shelter staff and ensure that appropriate training is conducted. Financial Management - Manage the shelter budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet the Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance. Communication and Coordination - Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned shelter team, Medair in-country and GSO shelter managers and advisers and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs). - Participate in shelter coordination meetings and other working groups or meetings as required, representing Medair and feeding back to the shelter staff and field managers on relevant issues. Logistics - Support the logistics activities of shelter staff, particularly in relation to the purchasing of supplies and equipment for the assigned shelter activities. - Liaise, as necessary, with the shelter, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly. Quality Management - Promote and use the Medair e-library and other operating procedures, ensuring that all standardised formats are used and guidelines are followed. - Ensure shelter projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. SPHERE and HAP standards. Team Spiritual Life - Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts. - Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement. - Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network. This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.   Qualifications - Higher level qualification in a technical field, preferably in civil engineering or in another relevant field such as architecture / engineering / construction management. - Good English (spoken and written). Ability to speak, or willingness to learn, local language(s).   Experience - 2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field. - Management experience in a construction context. - Experience working in a construction / shelter programme in a developing country, preferably in a humanitarian context desirable. Ability and willingness to manage project implementation. - Good numerical, report writing and administrative skills. Problem solving ability. - Technical construction skills within a humanitarian setting. - Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian standards such as SPHERE and HAP. - Able to prioritize clearly and oversee multiple tasks. Able to take the initiative in project decisions. - Willingness to support others and to share workload. - Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building.   How to apply Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: a) [Medair organisational values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/) b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, [Medair's accountability policies and best practices](https://www.medair.org/accountability/) c) [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/jobs-irs/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). d) [Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)](https://www.medair.org/jobs/roc/) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).   Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our [Medair page.](https://www.medair.org/positions/shelter-project-manager-sdn-gedaref/) Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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