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Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Cash (TJO), P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #149918

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Feb 252021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Closing date: 1 Mar 2021

Org. Setting and Reporting

This position is located in the System-wide Approaches Section (SWAPS), Assessment, Planning and Monitoring Branch, Coordination Division, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva. OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response efforts. OCHA’s mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention and facilitate sustainable solutions.
The Humanitarian Affairs Officer reports directly to the Chief of SWAPS.

Responsibilities

Within delegated authority, the Humanitarian Affairs Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
•Monitors, analyzes and reports on humanitarian developments and cash coordination arrangements in assigned country/area; regularly updates list of countries with active cash coordination arrangements.
•Provides support on a diverse range of issues related to inter-agency humanitarian coordination (e.g. cash coordination, localization, learning and knowledge management, field coordination).
•Organizes and prepares studies on humanitarian, emergency relief and related issues, and in particular on coordination arrangements related to cash and voucher assistance and localisation; linkages with social protection; organizes follow-up work, including interagency technical review meetings to support policy development work and decision-making on important issues and aligns them to the priorities of the IASC Principals.
•Partners with other humanitarian agencies to plan and evaluate humanitarian coordination arrangements and helps ensure that latest findings, lessons learned, policy guidelines, etc. are incorporated into these activities, including gender-related considerations.
•Assists in maintaining contacts with other UN agencies, non-governmental organizations, diplomatic missions, media, etc related to cash and localisation.
•Undertakes and provides support to technical assistance (e.g. training and guidance) and field missions, e.g. participates in field trips to undertake in-depth reviews of specific country coordination mechanisms.
•Prepares or contributes to the preparation of various written reports, documents and communications, e.g. drafts sections of studies, background papers, policy guidelines, parliamentary documents, briefings, case studies, presentations, correspondence, etc related to inter-cluster coordination, cash and voucher assistance and localisation.
•Serves as the focal point on specific topics related to cash and voucher assistance, social protection linkages, localization, inter-cluster or global cluster coordination and designated geographic areas; keeps abreast of latest developments, liaises with other humanitarian organizations, donors, etc., ensures appropriate monitoring and reporting mechanisms; provides information and advice on a range of related issues.
•Reviews and provides advice on policy issues related to safeguarding humanitarian principles and ensuring the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance, and in particular inter-cluster coordination.
•Organizes and participates in work groups, meetings, conferences, consultations with other agencies and partners on humanitarian and emergency relief-related matters.
•Provides guidance to, and may supervise, new/junior staff.
•Performs other duties as required.

Competencies

•Professionalism: Knowledge of a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related humanitarian issues, including approaches and techniques to address difficult problems. Analytical capacity and in particular the ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of issues which require a coordinated UN response. Ability to identify issues and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems. Ability to conduct research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian rights situation in assigned country/area. Excellent drafting skills in English. Ability to work under extreme pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); ability to provide guidance to new/junior staff. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, achieving results and providing high-quality work; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
•Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
•Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

Education

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

A minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency relief management, rehabilitation, development, or other related area is required.
At least two years of experience in the field in implementing and/or coordinating humanitarian programmes is required.
At least two years of experience with the use of cash and/or its coordination in humanitarian response is required.
Familiarity with social protection systems and data registration is desirable.
Experience in developing training, guidance and tools is desirable.
Experience in inter-cluster, inter-sectoral and/or cluster coordination is desirable.
Experience in working on localisation issues is desirable.

Languages

French and English are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the position advertised, fluency in English is required. Fluency in French is desirable.

Assessment

The evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Special Notice

• This temporary appointment/assignment is until 28 February 2022. The selected candidate is expected to start as soon as possible. Please note that due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 and the travel restrictions imposed by national authorities, selected candidate may be required to start the assignment/appointment remotely, in agreement with the hiring manager, and until further notice.
• A current staff member who holds a fixed-term, permanent or continuing appointment may apply for temporary positions no more than one level above his or her current grade. However, a current staff member who holds an appointment at the G-6 or G-7 level may also apply to temporary positions in the Professional category up to and including the P-3 level, subject to meeting all eligibility and other requirements for the position. A staff member holding a temporary appointment shall be regarded as an external candidate when applying for other positions, and may apply for other temporary positions at any level, subject to section 5.7 below and staff rule 4.16 (b) (ii). Therefore, a staff member holding a temporary appointment in the General Service or related categories may only apply to positions within those categories. For full information on eligibility requirements, please refer to section 5 of ST/AI/2010/4Rev.1 on Temporary Appointments. In its resolution 66/234, the General Assembly further “stressed that the Secretary-General should not recur to the practice of temporarily filling posts in the Professional and higher categories with General Service staff members who have not passed the General Service to Professional category examination other than on an exceptional basis, and requests the Secretary-General to ensure that temporary occupation of such posts by the General Service staff shall not exceed a period of one year, effective 1 January 2013…” Consequently, eligible candidates in the General Service or related categories for temporary job openings in the Professional category that have not passed the competitive examination may be selected only on an exceptional basis endorsed by the Office of Human Resources Management where no other suitable candidate could be identified.
• Upon separation from service, including, but not limited to, expiration or termination of, or resignation from, a fixed-term, continuing or permanent appointment, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment on the basis of a temporary appointment for a period of 31 days following the separation. In the case of separation from service on retirement, a former staff member will be ineligible for re-employment for a period of three months following the separation. This equally applies, mutatis mutandis, with respect to a former or current staff member who has held or holds an appointment in another entity applying the United Nations Staff Regulations and Rules and who applies for a temporary position with the Secretariat.
• Retirees above the mandatory age of separation who wish to be considered for the current temporary job opening must indicate the reason for their last separation as „retirement.“ Such retirees shall not be employed by the Organization, unless (a) the operational requirements of the Organization cannot be met by staff members who are qualified and available to perform the required functions; and (b) the proposed employment would not adversely affect the career development or redeployment opportunities of other staff members and represents both a cost-effective and operationally sound solution to meet the needs of the service.
• While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post. An external candidate selected for this position is bound by the prevailing condition of the staff selection system under ST/AI/2010/3, as amended, and ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1. A staff member holding a temporary appointment who is recruited in the Professional and above categories on a temporary appointment, and placed on a position authorized for one year or longer may not apply for or be reappointed to his/her current position within six months of the end of his/her current service. This provision does not apply to staff members holding temporary appointments and placed on positions authorized for one year or more in duty stations authorized for peacekeeping operations or special political missions.
• The expression “Internal candidates”, shall mean staff members who have been recruited after a competitive examination under staff rule 4.16 or after the advice of a central review body under staff rule 4.15.
• Please note that candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.
• For information on special post allowance, please refer to ST/AI/1999/17. For more details on the administration of temporary appointments please refer to ST/AI/2010/4/Rev.1.
• The Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and administrative issuances governing staff appointments can be viewed at: http://www.un.org/hr_handbook/English
• Staff members of the United Nations common system organizations who will reach the mandatory age of separation or retirement within the duration of the current temporary need period are not eligible to apply.
• Staff members are not eligible to apply for the current temporary job opening if they are unable to serve the specified duration of temporary need before reaching the mandatory age of separation. Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.

United Nations Considerations

According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Candidates will not be considered for employment with the United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. The term “sexual exploitation” means any actual or attempted abuse of a position of vulnerability, differential power, or trust, for sexual purposes, including, but not limited to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of another. The term “sexual abuse” means the actual or threatened physical intrusion of a sexual nature, whether by force or under unequal or coercive conditions. The term “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that might reasonably be expected or be perceived to cause offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a condition of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work environment, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment.
Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible. The United Nations places no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.
The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

How to apply:

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Human Resources Specialist (Re-advertised)

 Formularios / Solicitudes, FULL TIME, Ingenieria Industrial, Marketing  Kommentare deaktiviert für Human Resources Specialist (Re-advertised)
Feb 242021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UNOPS
Closing date: 7 Mar 2021

Background information- ECR

Based in Geneva, the Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECR) supports UNOPS offices throughout the region through: management, financial and programmatic oversight of global and country-specific portfolios, clusters and operations centres, including hosting services; fund and management advisory services; project implementation; procuring goods and services; and managing human resources.

ECR ensures that projects are executed to the highest standards, providing a shared knowledge base and ensuring that best practices and lessons learned are disseminated between business units and projects across the entire region.

ECR strategy is to:

  • Strengthen UNOPS role in operationalizing the Sustainable Development Goals with particular emphasis on health, environment and economic development.
  • Position UNOPS in the Balkan sub-region, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
  • Strengthen the implementation of ECR global and regional programmes, with revitalized partnerships in infrastructure, procurement and project management.

ECR operates global portfolios from offices in Geneva, Brussels and New York, and country-specific programmes from its operations and project centres located in Eastern Europe and Central Asian countries.

** Background Information – Job-specific

Launched in September 2010, the purpose of the SUN Movement is to catalyse collective action and create an enabling environment to end malnutrition in all its forms. With 62 SUN Countries and four Indian States at the helm, the SUN Movement represents an unprecedented country-led effort to bring together stakeholders – from governments, national and global civil society organisations, businesses, the UN system, researchers and scientists across different sectors – and provide them with a collaborative space to convene, mobilise, share, learn, advocate, align and coordinate actions and approaches to improve nutrition.
SUN countries, supported by all stakeholders in the Movement, are committed to creating an enabling environment for scaling up nutrition by strengthening four strategic processes as set out in the SUN Movement Strategy and Roadmap 2016-2020: expanding and sustaining an enabling political environment; prioritising effective actions that contribute to good nutrition; implementing actions aligned with national common results frameworks; and effectively using, and significantly increasing, financial resources for nutrition.
2020 marks the last year of the second SUN Movement’s Strategy and Roadmap (2016-2020). In late 2019, a team of independent consultants began the process of a strategic review of the SUN Movement, to help chart the course of the next phase of the SUN Movement (2021-2025). The new strategy of the Movement is currently being developed.
The SUN Movement Secretariat has developed as a coordinating mechanism hosted by UNOPS. It has a catalytic role and seeks to link together countries and networks in the SUN Movement to ensure that support, requested in countries to intensify actions and achieve nutrition objectives, is received in a coordinated and coherent way. It also ensures that the Movement’s progress is tracked efficiently and communicated clearly.
A Chief of Staff manages and leads the Secretariat. With its 32 staff members, the SUN Movement Secretariat is undergoing a functional review of its current set up to ensure that it is aligned with the new Strategy and fit for guiding the progress on the new strategic objectives of the Movement.

** Functional Responsibilities

The UNOPS Portfolio Management Team (PMT) is looking for a Human Resources Specialist to effectively provide human resources (HR) administration and management for the SUN Movement Secretariat (SMS) and the SUN Movement Pooled Fund team. The Human Resources Specialist will work closely with the SUN Senior Operations Manager and SUN Chief of Staff, as well as team leads, to provide Human Resources support and strategic advice to SUN management, as well as support the functional review process and lead on the implementation of the final recommendations.

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Head of Support Services, the Human Resources Specialist will closely work with the Portfolio Manager and and Senior Operations Officer. He/she will be a key member of the team that provides a range of implementation support services to ensure rapid and compliant delivery of all aspects of the programme. In particular, the HR Specialist will focus on HR support to the SUN Movement Secretariat and Pooled Fund personnel (ICA and TA/FTA), including recruitments, support and guidance on HR policies, entitlements and benefits, performance management systems, leave requests and monitoring, etc.

**
Functional Responsibilities**

  • Actively work with the Senior Operations Officer and the PMT to ensure full compliance of HR activities with UN rules and regulations, UNOPS policies, procedures and strategies; help establish effective implementation of the internal control and functioning of the SUN Movement Secretariat’s (SMS) and Pooled Fund HR workstream

  • Provide HR advice to senior management on issues related to staff and organizational set up;

  • Review and coordinate incoming requests relating to SMS and Pooled Fund recruitments, contract extensions, transfers, exchange or loan, and onboarding and separation of staff, consultants, or contractors, ensuring documentation is complete and in conformity with HR policies and procedures.

  • Within delegated responsibility, manage the daily SMS and Pooled Fund’s human resource activities, e.g.: recruitment, drafting job descriptions, obtaining job classification, posting vacancy announcements, assisting hiring managers with screening of candidates, organization of interview panels, placement, training.

  • Coordinates the entire onboarding and separation cycle of personnel (onboarding/exit agenda, welcome message, farewell message, badge, office equipment, office set up, etc); briefs staff and consultants regarding entry/exit details, office management and procedures, conditions of service, duties and responsibilities, benefits and entitlements, and quick action to facilitate their taking up the assignment or separating on a timely basis;

  • Support the planning and running of the functional review process of SMS and Pooled Fund and lead on the implementation of the HR recommendations.

  • Initiate recruitment outreach activities, to improve the quality of applications, gender parity and geographical diversity.

  • Manage and coordinate the preparation of SMS and Pooled Fund HR work plans, budgeting, and progress monitoring and reporting.

  • Develops and implements HR plans and tracking tools to monitor recruitment status and other indicators for management and recruitment purposes.

  • Monitors and tracks status of requests, initiating follow-up action to ensure selection review submission is timely, accurate, and contains complete documentation.

  • Reviews and prepares Requests for Personnel Action (RPA) forms to ensure correct budget allocation, and for separating staff, verification that no financial obligations are due to UNOPS.

  • Reviews consultants’ qualifications and experience and drafting of Terms of Reference; conducting desk reviews minutes; determining daily remuneration to be paid in accordance with the established fee schedule.

  • Performance management: coordinates the performance appraisal process ensuring that mid-term review and annual performance reports are duly completed. Support supervisors and supervisees in performance and under-performance management;

  • Prepares offer of appointment as well as the salary/fee computation for review.

  • Administration of contracts in online systems, including monitoring and tracking of all transactions related to positions, recruitment, HR data, etc. within delegated responsibility.

  • Acts as focal point for SMS and Pooled Fund for the transition and implementation of the HR modules of the new OneUNOPS ERP platform, and perform related training needs.

  • Liaison with UNOPS HQ HR and BSSC as required for contract administration.

  • Coordinate the leave and absences management system for the SMS and Pooled Fund personnel, ensuring that leave records are always correctly maintained and up-to-date (an Audit requirement).

  • Support for effective learning management and individual learning plans in collaboration with the senior management.

  • Development and secure maintenance of the HR recording and archiving systems in accordance with UNOPS record retention policies.

  • Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in human resources.

  • Performs other related duties as instructed.

**
Monitoring and Progress Controls**

  • A work plan including a timeline will be formulated and agreed with the supervisor with clearly defined outputs, milestones and reporting requirements.

  • Successfully meeting deadlines based on work plan

** Competencies

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and externally in order to positively shape the organization. Anticipates and perceives the impact and implications of future decisions and activities on other parts of the organization.

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.

Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).

Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.

Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.

Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.

Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

** Education/Experience/Language requirements

Education

  • An advanced degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Marketing, Business Administration or other related field is required.

  • Alternatively, a combination of Bachelor’s degree with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience, may be accepted in lieu of an advanced degree.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with master’s degree or 7 years’ relevant experience with bachelor’s degree at the national or international level in providing Human Resources support services is required.

  • A proven track record of successful Human Resources and project/programme support is required.

  • Previous work experience with the United Nations is strongly desirable.

Language

  • Fluency in English is required.

  • Fluency in another UN language is desirable.

** Contract type, level and duration

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement

Contract level: I-ICA 2
Contract duration: Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance

For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link:
https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx

**

This position is based in Switzerland and the contract fee is not exempt from Swiss laws, including but not limited to laws regarding taxation, social security, accident and health insurance.**

** Additional Considerations

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization – UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • For retainer contracts, you must complete a few Mandatory Courses (around 4 hours) in your own time, before providing services to UNOPS.
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns.
Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.

** Background Information – UNOPS

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources.

Working with us

UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines.

Diversity

With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.

Work life harmonization

UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.

How to apply:

Please follow the link below to apply:

https://jobs.unops.org/Pages/ViewVacancy/VADetails.aspx?id=21259#7

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Chief of Social Media Section

 FULL TIME, Marketing  Kommentare deaktiviert für Chief of Social Media Section
Feb 232021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 4 Mar 2021

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Chief of Social Media Section plays a lead role in developing and executing UNHCR¿s social media strategy with an aim to strengthen engagement with key audiences in support of UNHCR¿s operational, advocacy, media and fundraising objectives. This entails developing comprehensive plans to leverage social media content, platforms, networks and partners in line with the key priorities and audiences for the Division of External Relations (DER). In making these judgments, the incumbent will report directly to the Head of Global Communications Service, and work closely with other Chief of Sections within DER.

This role includes directly managing the global social media managers; working closely with the rest of the Multimedia Content Section, the News and Media Section and other teams across DER; and coordinating with all other relevant actors across the Organization, including field-based PI and social media managers for other languages and within Country,- and Regional Offices. The incumbent will also build relationships with the social media platforms themselves (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, Snap, etc.) and with social media editors at leading news and media organizations, helping to secure external placement of UNHCR content and enhance coverage of UNHCR¿s work and the plight of refugees. The Chief of Section will also support social media activities for the Senior Executive Team.

The incumbent will also lead the development and refinement of UNHCR¿s global social media presence, ensuring that our accounts are structured and used in ways that are effective at engaging target audiences and that an appropriate social media crisis communications protocol is in place to address and avert potentially damaging conversations about UNHCR. This includes strengthening coordination and editorial planning among UNHCR social media managers around the globe to support media relations, advocacy, awareness-raising and fundraising objectives as well as strengthening analytics to inform the social media strategy and work-plans. The incumbent will also lead the development of social media guidelines and training for staff, helping them to use their personal accounts appropriately and effectively to communicate about refugees and UNHCR.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Establish, through a clear consultative process, a social media strategy for UNHCR that focuses on DER¿s primary audiences (news media, targeted public audiences, public and private donors, host countries, partners, etc.) and includes a forward-looking assessment of UNHCR¿s global social media presence; outline resources needed, expected outputs and clear implementation plans for proposed changes.

  • In accordance with DER¿s communications objectives, drive production of high-impact social media content that effectively informs and engages external audiences and supports media and advocacy campaigns.

  • Provide vision and leadership for the use of UNHCR¿s core social media accounts (notably the global English accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.) and support the Digital Engagement Section and Private Sector Partnerships with regard to social media marketing. Provide additional support where relevant and needed to social media accounts of other languages, Divisions and Teams.

  • Manage, according to clear principles, access to UNHCR¿s core social media accounts, ensuring their security and accountability.

  • Develop, in collaboration with the News and Media Section and other key stakeholders in DER, an appropriate social media crisis communications protocol to address and avert potentially damaging conversations about UNHCR.

  • Establish and nurture relationships within global media partners (including news organizations, social media companies and relevant technology leaders) to strengthen UNHCR¿s social media content and help it reach a wide audience.

  • Develop, in collaboration with the News and Media Section and other key stakeholders in UNHCR, guidance on the use of social media in the context of new emergencies to help UNHCR provide credible, real-time information that supports media and fundraising objectives.

  • Participate in relevant professional meetings and events to build active relationships across the industry; represent the Organization externally when required.

  • Coordinate and manage strategic consolidation of UNHCR social media accounts and update, as needed, UNHCR¿s guidance for staff use of social media.

  • Guide and support social media activities and coordination for the Senior Executive Team.

  • In cooperation with DER and GCS teams, ensure high-level message and branding consistency in social media content and platforms.

  • Establish clear performance and measurement metrics for all social media accounts and campaigns to effectively inform results-based decision making and to monitor and drive the effective use of resources.

  • Support and help shape clear social media guidelines, advice and training programmes to support the production and sharing of high-impact social media content by staff performing various external relations functions.

  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For P5 – 12 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 11 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 10 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education

Communication; Journalism; Public Information;

International Relations; Public Relations; Political Science;

or other relevant field.

(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 8 years developing, managing and evaluating social media platforms for public engagement and communications, at least five of them in an international context.
  • Sophisticated understanding of the social media landscape, including trends in new tools and platforms, and particularly those gaining traction among news companies and international organizations.
  • Established relationships with social media editors at leading news and media organizations who can be called on to help share UNHCR content.
  • Proven track record in managing large social media accounts (over 250,000 followers, and ideally over 1 million followers), including advanced knowledge and experience with strategy, posting, influencers and evaluation.
  • Experience managing reputational risk on social media, ideally through the development of a crisis communications protocol.
  • Demonstrated ability to write and edit social media posts to a standard high enough for immediate publication.
  • Experience using advanced tools for social media publishing, monitoring and marketing, such as Social Flow, Hootsuite, Sprout Social, or Radian6 Buddy Media Social Studio.
  • Experience producing and interpreting social media analytics to inform strategy and work plans.
  • Experience developing, launching and evaluating social media campaigns.
  • Proven experience in delivery of social media content and engagement in support of media relations, public awareness, advocacy and fundraising goals.
  • Substantial experience of working in sensitive and fast-moving news, communications, advocacy and/or fundraising contexts.
  • Strong diplomatic skills, highly developed political skills and judgment, understanding of UNHCR¿s external relationships, solid grasp of the news business, and ability to discern when the Organization¿s credibility is at stake.

Desirable

  • Experience and understanding of the role of brand in building audience.
  • Experience and knowledge of the principles of organizational change management.
  • Experience training and advising senior leadership to use social media.
  • Experience working in an international non-profit context, or ability to demonstrate experience of an equivalent working context that required delivery of both financial and non-financial objectives.

Language Requirements

For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply at www.unhcr.org/careers by clicking on ‚Vacancies‘ and entering job ID 25111.

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

Closing Date

Please note that the closing date for vacancies advertised in this addendum is Thursday 4 March 2021 (mid-night Geneva time).

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Senior Officer, Road Safety Projects

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Feb 202021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 14 Mar 2021

Background

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, our work is guided by seven fundamental principles; humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.

Organizational Context

The IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement), together with its member National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The work of the IFRC is guided by the following fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. The IFRC is led by its Secretary General, and has its Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The Headquarters are organized into three main Divisions: (i) National Society Development and Operations Coordination; (ii) Global Relations, Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalization; and (iii) Management Policy, Strategy and Corporate Services. The IFRC has five regional offices in Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, and the Americas. The IFRC also has country cluster delegation and country delegations throughout the world. Together, the Geneva Headquarters and the field structure (regional, cluster and country) comprise the IFRC Secretariat. The Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP) is a hosted programme of the IFRC and is a voluntary association of governments, businesses and civil society organisations. Both the IFRC and GRSP are headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The GRSP has full time staff based in Geneva, Kuala Lumpur and Budapest and a cadre of globally based consultants. The aim of the GRSP’s work is to reduce death and serious injuries as a result of road crashes with a focus on low- and middle-income countries. Road traffic injuries and deaths represent a manmade humanitarian crisis and GRSP/IFRC are committed to evidence-based interventions to address this global pandemic. GRSP’s work includes: • Carrying out a variety of member and non-member funded road safety projects and research throughout the world but focused primarily in Africa, Asia and Latin America. • Managing a Road Safety Grants Programme that supports civil society and Red Cross/Red Crescent National Societies to strengthen legislation and policies that impact on road safety. • Undertaking projects in low- and middle- income countries to reduce road crash deaths and serious injuries. • Running road policing capacity building and training programmes in multiple cities and countries. • In conjunction with Johns Hopkins University International Injury Research Unit, running Global Road Safety and Road Policing Leadership programmes. GRSP’s work is funded by members, donors and development banks with two philanthropies contributing to two large programmes, namely; • Bloomberg Philanthropies Initiative for Global Road Safety (BIGRS) – funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies. • Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge (BCRSC) – funded by Fondation Botnar.

Job Purpose

This role works as part of the GRSP team, under the direction of the Manager, Road Safety Projects, to coordinate and deliver the Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge (BCRSC) in selected priority countries. This includes relationship building and maintenance, grant negotiation, and programme monitoring and evaluation with in-country stakeholders. It provides technical support to projects and grantees in order to equip them with the tools, skills and core competencies to advance project objectives. The appointed person will have primary responsibilities under the BCRSC, but is also expected to contribute, as required, into other GRSP programmes, activities, and projects.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge (BCRSC) programme coordination

  • Serve as the primary coordinator of the implementation of the BCRSC in a designated set of countries;
  • Provide expert technical support and guidance on child road safety and broader road safety issues to civil society, National Societies, government agencies, and private organisations to support implementation of the BCRSC in a designated set of countries;
  • Support the implementation of city-based projects by GRSP grantees under the BCRSC;
  • Contribute to the development of training resources and guidance for use by grantees under the BCRSC;
  • Contribution to the design and implementation of regular in-country workshops to build capacity of grantees and other partners;
  • Provide guidance, support and advice to potential grantees under the Botnar CRSC on the development of proposals to secure funding to undertake evidence-based road safety projects;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of research, trends and practices in global road safety, with a particular focus on child road safety;
  • Monitor programme adherence to relevant IFRC strategies, plans, policies, standards and procedures, and where relevant, National Societies;
  • Represent GRSP at relevant events, meetings and conferences within the position’s portfolio;
  • Complete regular monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of country-based activities, at the direction of the Manager, Road Safety Projects;
  • Contribute to broader GRSP strategies and activities, at the direction of GRSP Managers and CEO;
  • Regular travel to project countries and cities (up to 30%).

Communications

  • Contributes to the management and delivery of a proactive communications strategy that regularly publicises GRSP programmes, achievements and activities utilising all media platforms and opportunities;
  • In liaison with GRSP grantees and stakeholders, contribute to plans and production of the Global Road Safety Partnership annual report, BCRSC programme reporting and other printed and online communications materials;

Assists in monitoring communications processes to ensure that key objectives and deadlines are met.

Education

Required

  • University degree in road safety, policy development, international development, injury prevention, public health, or related area.

Preferred

  • Post graduate studies in a related field;
  • Relevant post graduate training in the field of road safety or injury prevention.

Experience

Required

  • At least 5 years working in the specialist area of road safety or injury prevention;
  • Experience working with agencies to develop road safety interventions, including evaluation methods.

Preferred

  • Experience working in a partnership or in a coalition;
  • Experience working for the Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, another humanitarian organisation, or an NGO with a focus on promoting road safety.

Knowledge, skills and languages

Required

  • Knowledge of road safety interventions and evaluation processes/methodologies;
  • Ability to provide technical expertise to civil society, government agencies and private sector organisations, with specific focus on child road safety interventions;
  • Able to prepare clear and concise written reports and ability to clearly and succinctly explain complicated technical road safety issues for non-native English speakers;
  • Ability to work effectively in a team to deliver project outcomes in a timely manner.
  • Fluently spoken and written English.

Preferred

  • Good command of another IFRC official language (French, Spanish or Arabic).

Comments

GRSP’s work specifically contributes to meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 3.6 – “By 2030, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes” and 11.2 – “By 2030, provide access to safe, affordable, accessible and sustainable transport systems for all, improving road safety, notably by expanding public transport, with special attention to the needs of those in vulnerable situations, women, children, persons with disabilities and older persons.” GRSP also contributes to meeting the broader SDG sustainability agenda

How to apply:

Please apply through the IFRC website

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Consultant – Cash Based Interventions

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Feb 182021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 28 Feb 2021

Type of Appointment: delivery-based consultancy (4-5 months)

1. Nature of the consultancy

The Consultant’s primary responsibility is to contribute to the Global IOM CBI team efforts to systematize the delivery of cash and voucher assistance throughout the organization. Specifically, the consultant will focus on collecting and reviewing different internal and external guidance and literatures which will then be used to draft the IOM CBI handbook.

The CBI Consultant will work under the overall supervision of the Head of the Preparedness and Response Division (PRD) and the direct supervision of the Senior CBI Officer. The selected candidate will be home-based but might be requested to undertake duty travel if required by the supervisor.

Scope

The consultancy should include (i) interviewing and coordinating with key IOM staff members from different departments and divisions to clearly understand the objective of the handbook to be drafted and get all relevant information to be included (ii) identifying and reviewing existing literature on cash-based interventions both within IOM and outside, including guidelines, standard operating procedures and other relevant documents (iii) drafting the IOM CBI handbook in coordination with relevant IOM colleagues.

Objective

The consultant will support IOM in drafting the CBI Handbook which will become the practical comprehensive guide on how to plan, implement and monitor projects that use cash and/or voucher assistance as a modality to deliver humanitarian support within the organization. The handbook to be drafted, should become the starting point for offices planning to implement CBI and will include reference to all other relevant tools and guidance developed by the organisation.

2. Tasks to be performed under this contract:

a. Prepare and submit a detailed work plan

Based on the details outlined in this TOR and additional information to be provided by the IOM CBI team, the consultant will provide a detailed workplan that will be discussed and finalized with the senior CBI officer.

b. Interview and discuss the content of the document with key IOM stakeholders

In order to better understand the purpose of this tool and the needs that it will address, the consultant will carryout interviews with key IOM personnel from different departments and divisions in coordination with the senior CBI officer.

c. Conduct literature and desk review

The consultant will collect and carry out well-structured review of the existing documents (guidelines, SOP, literature reviews, etc.) done by IOM and other agencies implementing CBI.

d. Review and finalize the outline of the handbook

The consultant will review the draft outline of the CBI handbook that was initially prepared by the CBI team, which will later result in a well-structured table of content.

e. Draft the CBI handbook

Based on the research conducted and the discussions with relevant stakeholders, the consultant in coordination with the CBI team and the IOM publication unit, will draft the CBI handbook.

3. Tangible and measurable output of the work assignment:

The specific activities, outputs and performance indicators will be laid out by the Consultant in a detailed work plan to be submitted within the 1st week of the consultancy period to be reviewed and approved by the Senior CBI officer. However, the main expected outcome of this consultancy will be to draft and deliver the IOM CBI handbook.

4. Realistic delivery dates and details as to how the work must be delivered:

a) The detailed workplan shall be ready 1 week after the start of the contract

b) The interviews to be done during the first Month after start of contract

c) The literature and desk review to be done simultaneously with the interviews

d) The outline/draft table of content expected at the start of the second month of the contract.

e) The first draft of the handbook is expected 1 month prior to the end of the contract and the revised version 1 week prior to the end of this contract

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Political Science or a related field from an

accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with five years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• Proven working experience in the field with an international experience in programming and conducting research on CBI;

• Excellent knowledge of CBIs in different contexts;

• Experience with sectoral CBIs (shelter, health, nutrition, food security, WASH, livelihoods,

education, etc.);

• Knowledge and understanding of key developments and actors within the early recovery and transition area, including on Social Protection and employment and labour programs in early recovery and transition programming;

• Proven ability to supervise, train and direct staff and operations in transitional contexts and remote management;

Languages

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French or Spanish is an advantage.

Term of hiring and payment: This will be a delivery-based consultancy, to be completed in a duration of 4 to 5 months with a total fee of USD27,000 payable on 3 separate payments. Payment schedule to be agreed upon submission of the consultancy workplan.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to send their CV to CBIsupport@iom.int , by 28 February 2021 at the latest, indicating “Cash Based Interventions (CBI) Consultancy” in the subject of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Project Officer (Health and Emergencies)

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Feb 132021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 25 Feb 2021

Position Title: Project Officer (Health and Emergencies)

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2

Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, nine months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 25 February 2021

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity.

Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier candidates are considered before those of qualified and eligible second-tier candidates in the selection process.

For the purpose of this vacancy, the following are considered first-tier candidates:

  1. Internal candidates

  2. Candidates from the following non-represented member states:

Antigua and Barbuda; Botswana; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Fiji; Gabon; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic Republic (the); Latvia; Luxembourg; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; The Bahamas; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

All external candidates, except candidates from non-represented member states.

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Director of the Migration Health Division and direct supervision of the Emergency Operations Health Officer, the successful candidate will support the Emergency Operations Health Officer to contribute to the overall coordination of IOM’s emergency health operations in humanitarian settings and for public health emergency preparedness and response.

As a formal partner of the World Health Organization (WHO), and as a member of the Strategic Advisory Group of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Global Health Cluster, and the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network (GOARN), IOM is a key player in responding to humanitarian and public health emergencies, as well as supporting health system recovery and resilience. In addition to being an essential part of IOM’s humanitarian mandate, health in emergencies is recognized by the Organization’s Migration Crisis Operational Framework (MCOF) as being one of the sectors of assistance to address before, during and after crises. IOM’s emergency health programming includes the provision of direct health-care services, health promotion, mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS), as well as outbreak preparedness and response. IOM’s health response in emergencies works in close coordination with other sectors and units, including Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM), as well as Gender-based Violence (GBV) risk mitigation and response, enabling a multisectoral approach to address the health needs of vulnerable populations.

With migration and human mobility at the core of the organization’s mandate, MHD’s approach to responding to disease outbreaks and preparing for future health threats is particularly anchored upon human mobility, notably through the Health, Border and Mobility Management (HBMM) framework. Understanding human mobility dynamics is essential for the development of public health interventions to prevent, detect and respond to international health threats, and support the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005).

The successful candidate is expected to carry out his/her duties in accordance with strictest ethical standards, safety of IOM personnel, building and maintaining of partnership with agencies and Governments, and with due respect for gender and socio-cultural sensitivities.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Provide technical inputs for and assist in promoting global technical policy guidance and provide technical and operational support to IOM’s overall health response to crisis affected populations in close coordination with other Migration Health Division (MHD) technical areas such as Mental Health and Psychosocial Response and Inter-Cultural Communications, research, policy and partnerships, assistance to vulnerable migrants and the Health Assessment Programme.

  2. Engage and actively coordinate with the Preparedness and Response Division (PRD) of the Department of Operations and Emergency (DOE) and other Departments at Headquarters and field offices in emergency preparedness and response; facilitate the development and integration of health programmes into IOM’s comprehensive emergency response particularly in IOM’s Displacement Tracking Matrix, Gender Based Violence and WASH units as well as closely work with the PRD Programme Support Unit on system processes like PRIMA and institutional monitoring and evaluation tools for emergencies.

  3. Participate in meetings related to emergency health programming such as the Global Health Cluster, Inter Agency Working Group on Reproductive Health, HIV in Emergencies, major UN agencies, NGOs, academic institutions, and donors involved in health response in crisis events.

  4. Support field offices in setting up and/or running systems for emergency health response programming and facilitate harmonized implementation of activities that are delivered within the framework of national health response strategies.

  5. Assist field offices in managing resource deployment, project activation, implementation and reporting to partners and donors, and evaluation of emergency health related programs.

  6. Provide feedback and technical support for the management of the emergency health staff roster in collaboration with the MHD Human Resources Business Manager and PRD.

  7. Compile and/or draft a set of guidance notes and reference pool of effective practices and lessons learned from previous emergencies.

  8. Provide technical assistance to field offices in preparing the health chapters and proposals for inclusion into rapid response funding mechanisms and appeals such as CERF, Flash Appeals, as well as institutional processes like the IOM Global Crisis Response Plans and other global strategic preparedness and response plans.

  9. Contribute to the development and knowledge management of health in emergencies tools, guidance and publications, including those related to HBMM, Points of Entry and outbreak preparedness and response linked to the International Health Regulations (IHR); provide inputs for initiatives to improve IOM’s health information management system.

  10. Participate in the capacity building of staff globally through trainings, webinars or field visits.

  11. Perform such other duties as maybe assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health or Nursing Sciences or Biostatistics from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or

• University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

• At least two years of experience in humanitarian or public health emergency operations and other public health related issues in emergency, research, needs assessments, etc;

• Experience and expertise in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including geo-referencing and the production of GIS database-related products and maps, using Esri ArcGIS.

Skills

• Excellent communication, research and writing skills with strong computer literacy, especially advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office;

• Familiarity with project development, monitoring and evaluation is an advantage;

• Demonstrated ability to write clear and concise progress reports, project documents and proposals;

• Flexibility and creative thinking. High personal commitment. Efficiency and determination for results;

• Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues and counterparts from varied cultures and professional backgrounds. Good interpersonal relationships are essential;

• Computer skills (word, excel, power point);

• Knowledge of social and development issues;

• Project planning, organizational skills.

Languages

IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.

For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written). Working knowledge of French and/or any other official UN language is an advantage.

Proficiency of language(s) required will be specifically evaluated during the selection process, which may include written and/or oral assessments.

Notes

Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies:

Values – all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.

Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.

Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.

Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.

Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.

Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.

Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

Other:

Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.

Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

This selection process may be used to staff similar positions in various duty stations. Recommended candidates will remain eligible to be appointed in a similar position for a period of 24 months.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Vacancies close at 23:59 local time Geneva, Switzerland on the respective closing date. No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 25 February 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

Posting period:

From 12.02.2021 to 25.02.2021

No Fees:

IOM does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training or other fee). IOM does not request any information related to bank accounts.

Requisition: SVN 2021 34 Project Officer (Health and Emergencies) (P2) Geneva, Switzerland

(56851002) Released

Posting: Posting NC56851003 (56851003) Released

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OFFICER, INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND DATA SCIENCE

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Jan 302021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 13 Feb 2021

Job purpose:

To provide a timely and reliable service to the IFRC network through the development and maintenance of quality information management and data collection, collation and analysis tools for disaster and crisis prevention, response and recovery. Specifically, the IM and Data Science Officer is accountable for the development and maintenance of system(s) to use Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing approaches to mine and analyse all types of data to support IFRC operational and strategic decision making at local (national), regional and global levels. The IM and Data Science Officer will mine relevant data from historical datasets, establish new Machine Learning frameworks, and support the analysis of trends and forecasting through the development of new risk models and other tools to inform operational planning and decision-making.

Job duties:

Data and Information Management Services

  • Act as technical focal point to IM focal points in each of the five IFRC Regional Offices and support with data science requests as necessary
  • Arrange IFRC data using multiple tools and build automation systems and frameworks
  • Identify gaps in the use of data science technologies for the IFRC and undertake to address the gaps where necessary
  • Extract data from the IFRC GO API and related IFRC data services to solve complex problems through creation of algorithms, indices and probabilistic models

Data and Information Management Capacity Improvement

  • Facilitate training and dissemination on data science standards, procedures and tools to IFRC secretariat and National Societies with the view of enhancing data and information management capacities
  • Oversee the development and delivery of data science training modules for stakeholders

Coordination and networking

  • Build functional networks and coordinate with RC/RC movement partners, NGOs, UN and other organisations, to ensure the IFRC is kept informed and up to date on best practices and emerging trends related to data science and information management, including through relevant IASC working groups
  • Work with IFRC colleagues to research and explore partnerships to expand IFRC access to relevant data sources – including historical statistical data, hazard trends and drivers of vulnerability, needs assessments, satellite imagery, remote sensing, media / social media

Technical lead for Data Science

  • Support the revision, implementation and monitoring of a workplan to improve and streamline the application of data science frameworks, tools and technologies for the IFRC network
  • Investigate and implement technological solutions to improve the collection, storage, and accessibility of data for the IFRC network
  • Identify, analyse, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Collaborate with RCRC partners on the harmonisation and alignment of data science frameworks, standards and approaches where appropriate

Education:

Required

  • University degree in relevant area or equivalent experience required
  • Technical training in information and data science

Experience:

Required

  • At least 3 years’ experience in data analytics and statistical modelling
  • Independent design and implementation of data science projects

Preferred

  • Experience working within the RC/RC Movement
  • Experience in strategy development, developing tools and guidance, providing technical assistance and in establishing and maintaining networks

Knowledge and skills:

Required

  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience in database interrogation and analysis tools, such as Hadoop and/or SQL
  • Intermediate to advanced programming skills in Python (arcpy, gdal, geopandas, pandas, scikit-learn) and/or R
  • Data schema modelling, database design and management expertise and writing SQL queries within RDBMS
  • Strong data editing, analysis and processing skills

Preferred

  • Probabilistic risk modelling or other relevant modeling approaches
  • Exceptional communication skills, in order to explain your work to people who do not understand the mechanics behind data science
  • Strong partnership building skills, demonstrated capacity to build functional networks

How to apply:

If you are interested, please apply on IFRC.org before Saturday 13th February midnight (Geneva time)

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Legal and Compliance Advisor

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Jan 282021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Closing date: 7 Feb 2021

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is a private diplomacy organisation founded on the principles of humanity, impartiality and independence. Its mission is to help prevent, mitigate and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation. HD operates in more than 40 countries with a headcount of more than 300 employees. HD is currently looking for a:

Legal and Compliance Advisor

Location: preferably Geneva-based

Starting date: As soon as possible

The Legal and Compliance Advisor will contribute by supporting the organisation and its departments identify, understand and mitigate legal risks in order to operate as safely as possible. The needs encompass legal aspects regarding grant agreements with donors, contracts and due diligence with implementing partners, compliance with the different international sanctions regimes, employment contracts, registration of HD offices abroad and any matters requiring legal counsel.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Legal and Compliance Advisor will have the following responsibilities:

  • Act as focal point for all legal and compliance questions, including possible legal disputes;
  • Provide high-quality legal support on matters requiring legal advice as well as review policies, contracts – including donor contracts – and any agreements with a legal aspect;
  • Support on drafting resolutions, letters, memos, guidelines and participate in balanced decision-making;
  • Develop a holistic compliance risk analysis and framework;
  • Evaluate process gaps and communicate possible areas of non-compliance, compliance risks and collaborate with all teams to implement corrective actions if needed;
  • Train HD staff on legal and compliance risks and how to mitigate them;
  • Keep himself/herself abreast with the latest international legal developments and best practice impacting our field;
  • Monitor effective tracking system for compliance metrics and database.

The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a Master’s degree in International Law or similar;
  • A few years’ experience working for international NGOs in a legal capacity;
  • Fluent in English, French is an asset;
  • Analytical, strong attention to details with creative problem-solving abilities;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirt;
  • High standard of integrity and a strong work ethic;
  • Ability to confront problematic issues in a professional, assertive, constructive and proactive manner.

This is a new position that can be filled through either an employment or a consultancy contract.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position and meet the criteria defined above, please send a complete file (CV, motivation letter, diplomas and work certificates) to the following address hrgeneva@hdcentre.org by February 7th 2021. Please indicate Legal and Compliance Advisor in the subject line of your e-mail.

HD promotes equal opportunities in employment. For more information, please visit: www.hdcentre.org.

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Financial Compliance Consultant

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Jan 282021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies
Closing date: 5 Mar 2021

Demonstrated ability to provide clear and concise written guidance on complex financial issues to grantees.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian
organisation, with a network of 192-member National Societies. The overall aim of the IFRC is “to inspire, encourage,
facilitate, and promote at all times all forms of humanitarian activities by National Societies with a view to preventing and alleviating human suffering and thereby contributing to the maintenance and promotion of human dignity and peace in the world.”

The IFRC works to meet the needs and improve the lives of vulnerable people before, during and after disasters,
health emergencies and other crises.
The IFRC is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement (Movement), together with its member National Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The work of the IFRC is guided by the following fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.

The IFRC is led by its Secretary General, and has its Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The Headquarters are organised into three main Divisions: (i) National Society Development and Operations Coordination; (ii) Global Relations, Humanitarian Diplomacy and Digitalisation; and (iii) Management Policy, Strategy and Corporate Services.
The IFRC has five regional offices in Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Europe, and the Americas. The IFRC also has country cluster delegation and country delegations throughout the world. Together, the Geneva Headquarters and the field structure (regional, cluster and country) comprise the IFRC Secretariat.

The Global Road Safety Partnership (www.grsproadsafety.org) is a hosted programme of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and is a voluntary association of governments, businesses and civil society organisations. Both the IFRC and Global Road Safety Partnership are headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The aim of the Global Road Safety Partnership’s work is to reduce death and serious injuries as a result of road crashes in low- and middle- income countries. Globally, road crashes are estimated to cause over 1.4 million fatalities and 50 million serious injuries annually. One important way to address this humanitarian crisis is to ensure that strong, evidence-based laws are in place and effectively implemented in order to protect road users.

GRSP manages two separate competitive grants programmes: The Road Safety Grants Programme and the Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge. The Road Safety Grants Programme is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and its primary objective is to support civil society organisations and National Societies to advocate for the passage and implementation of evidence-based legislation to protect road users. This support includes the provision of funding, building the capacity of grantee organisations to effectively advocate, and broader capacity building of grantee organisations to effectively manage projects and funding. At present, the Road Safety Grants Programme is operational in 14 countries and 10 mega-cities around the world. The Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge (“The Challenge”), funded by Fondation Botnar, is a five-year programme designed to address locally relevant road safety problems that affect children in small- and mid-sized cities in seven priority countries (India, Mexico, Romania, South Africa, Tunisia, Vietnam and Tanzania) with practical, innovative and evidence-based interventions. Projects involve local consortiums who are provided technical support.

The Challenge provides funding to local government agencies and civil society partners. GRSP is providing technical support under the

provides funding to local government agencies and civil society partners. GRSP is providing technical support under the Challenge and managing the grants programme.

The consultant will provide support to both programmes.

The purpose of the consultancy is:

The Financial Compliance consultant is a highly technical consultancy position. It will support the Advocacy & Grants Programmes to ensure compliance with donor and IFRC requirements governing the Road Safety Grants Programme and Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge; conduct analysis of individual grants against relevant United States tax and legal codes with regard to the use of grants funds for direct lobbying activities (for the Road Safety Grants Programme); build the capacity of grantee organisations to become healthy and sustainable; and provide on-going reviews and analysis of grant application budgets, grantee financial reports, and other Road Safety Grants Programme and Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge finance-related documents.

Consultancy deliverables:

  1. Complete financial due diligence, as per IFRC/GRSP requirements, on all new grantee organisations under the Road Safety Grants Programme and Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge.

  2. Evaluate and identify lobbying and non-lobbying activities, as defined under United States tax and legal codes, for all new grants under the Road Safety Grants Programme.

  3. Review and evaluate all budgets and associated financial documents submitted with new grant applications against grant programmatic objectives.

  4. Review and evaluate all financial reports and associated financial documents submitted by grantees as part of the regular reporting and monitoring structure of the Road Safety Grants Programme and Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge.

  5. Conduct or assist in on-the-ground grant negotiations and site visits, where requested in conjunction with relevant Advocacy & Grants Programme and Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge staff.

    Provide training and support to Advocacy & Grants Programme and Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge staff on grants financial management, budgeting, and other finance-related issues, at the direction of the Programme Manager.

Education:
Required

  • University degree in business, finance or related field
  • Professional certification in accounting

Preferred

  • Advanced degree in business, finance or related field

Experience:

  • More than 5 year’s experience providing financial compliance support to an international grants programme, including reviewing grant application budgets and grantee financial reports
  • More than 5 years of experience providing technical support, including capacity building, to civil society organisations in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Experience working for the Red Cross/Red Crescent; or an NGO with a focus on policy change or another humanitarian organisation

Knowledge and skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of financial regulatory environments in low- and middle-income country contexts
  • Demonstrated ability to provide clear and concise written guidance on complex financial issues to grantees.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce and deliver financial management related training
  • Able to demonstrate interpersonal skills required to communicate with and work effectively with people from diverse cultures and ethnicities
  • Demonstrated understanding of tax and legal codes related to limitations on funding of lobbying and non-lobbying activities as provided within United States Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Sections 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4). Preferred

How to apply:

The Consultant appointed to this role will primarily work from their home location and be called upon to conduct Financial Compliance related work on an as required basis for up to 70 working days each 12 months. At present, due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, travel will not occur as part of this role. However, once travel restrictions end, travel may be required, which could include visits to low- and middle-income countries.

How to apply?

Applications consisting of a cover letter (which includes the expected daily rate of remuneration in Swiss francs) and CV, should be sent to email grsp@ifrc.org with ‘Financial Compliance Consultant Application’ in the subject line by 17:00 Central European Time (UTC +1) on Friday, 5 March 2021.

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Project Officer, Africa Department, part-time (80%)

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Jan 272021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue
Closing date: 10 Feb 2021

The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD) is a private diplomacy organisation founded on the principles of humanity, impartiality and independence. Its mission is to help prevent, mitigate and resolve armed conflict through dialogue and mediation. HD is currently looking for a:

Project Officer, Africa Department, part-time (80%)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Duration: 12 months with possibility of extension

Starting date: March 2021

HD works with all parties to the conflict to de-escalate tensions, reduce the risks of conflict and establish a conducive environment for peace negotiations. The Project Officer will contribute to a confidential mediation project by providing support to the Head of Mission. Implemented in collaboration with Switzerland’s Federal Department for Foreign Affairs, the mediation project seeks to find a negotiated solution to the conflict between the government of Cameroon and pro-independence groups from Anglophone regions referred to by the latter as Ambazonia.

The Project Officer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operational management of the project, including political analysis, implementation of activities in close collaboration with the Head of Mission and HD’s Regional Director;
  • Monitor the project’s compliance with the strategic framework, internal procedures and policies including financial and administrative (budget oversight, donor reporting);
  • Liaise and represent with key stakeholders, including the government of Cameroon, pro-independence armed groups, civil society actors, donor agencies and international actors in the region as well as in New York and Geneva;
  • Coordinate the work of national staff in the project area;
  • Support the Africa team in the development of new opportunities, both consolidating HD’s existing areas of work and expanding to new areas.

The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum of 5 years expertise and demonstrated international experience in project management in one of the following areas: mediation, peacebuilding, political affairs or humanitarian action;
  • Knowledge of and commitment to conflict resolution, as well as political and cultural knowledge of Africa, preferably Central Africa;
  • Availability to travel at least 10 days per month to Africa, Europe and/or North America;
  • Excellent ability in drafting reports, developing proposals and fundraising;
  • Hold a Master’s degree in international politics, international relations, humanitarian affairs or mediation/negotiation;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and French is required.

Personality: The successful candidate should be capable of multi-tasking and meet tight deadlines. S/he must be a flexible team player, proactive and have strong social, communication and organisational skills.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position and meet the criteria defined above, please send a CV and motivation letter to the following address hrgeneva@hdcentre.org by February 10th 2021. Please indicate Project Officer, Africa Department in the subject line of your e-mail.

HD promotes equal opportunities in employment. For more information, please visit: www.hdcentre.org

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IOM E-Waste Project Call for Innovation Partnerships

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Jan 212021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 7 Mar 2021

1. Background

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. IOM acts with its partners in the international community to assist in meeting the growing operational challenges of migration management; advance understanding of migration issues; encourage social and economic development through migration and uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants.

IOM recognizes that a healthy environment is inherently linked to the safety, security and wellbeing of migrants and societies. As part of IOM’s mission to uphold the well-being of migrants and communities, IOM made an institutional commitment in 2017 to mainstream environmental sustainability in its strategies, projects and programs, and facility management and operations. This commitment is in line with the environment-related commitments of the Sustainable Development Goals, the environmental sustainability related commitments of the United Nations and the latest Strategy for Sustainability Management in the United Nations System 2020-2030. To achieve these objectives, IOM launched its global Environmental Sustainability Programme, with a focus on three key environmental management areas: clean energy, water and waste management.

Two of IOM’s key commitments are related to the clean energy transition: enabling access to clean energy in the organization’s facilities and operations as well as in its projects, in line with Sustainable Development Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all, while ensuring environmentally sound management of waste associated with such transition, in accordance with Sustainable Development Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. Given the humanitarian sector’s and IOM’s vision on the clean energy transition articulated through the sector-wide initiative, the Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy in Displacement Settings, and the increasing distribution of pico-solar and solar products in its operations, IOM aims to ensure that challenges and opportunities related to e-waste derived from solar products are systematically addressed through a lifecycle approach and in partnership with relevant entities, including the private sector.

Most refugees and internally displaced person (IDP) camps have no access to the electricity grid or energy sources other than biomass. In order to meet the energy needs of the camp population, humanitarian agencies have been supplying off-grid products such as solar lanterns, solar streetlights and solar home systems. These products get damaged or stop functioning, with the methods for disposal generally not environmentally friendly, nor cost effective, and additionally can have impact on human health. The unregulated discard of electronic and electrical waste (e-waste) is among the fastest growing waste streams in camps and camp-like settings, with no clarity on the environmental, human health and economic impacts of missing recycling and reuse opportunities. IOM, along with other humanitarian stakeholders, recognize the urgent need for a circular economy for renewable energy to enable alignment with the frameworks and commitments previously outlined. However, attempts to address this issue have to date been adhoc and siloed within individual organizations.

2. The Project and Innovation Partnership

Given IOM’s key role and extensive humanitarian operations, IOM aims to tackle the challenge of e-waste management in displacement settings, in coordination with UNHCR, through the Innovation Norway-funded project Greening humanitarian responses through recovery, repair, and recycling of solar products in camps – the E-Waste Project (“the Project”). The Project specifically looks at creating a circular economy for solar lanterns and solar home systems and their accessories that have been distributed in IDP and refugee camps. The overall objective of the Project is to identify solutions that reduce and manage e-waste, while prolonging energy access, creating employment opportunities, supporting alternative forms of livelihoods, increasing knowledge transfer and promoting environmental sustainability.

Significantly, the Project also aims to transform e-waste policies for humanitarian organizations and UN agencies, ensuring systemic change within the humanitarian sector with the ability to transform the way solar products are procured and manufactured, repaired, recovered and recycled in the long-term. In addition, the Project also has the objective of providing evidence to replicate the solutions in other camps and camp-like settings, creating a global reach for the proposed solution, and possibly also to scale up beyond solar products and their accessories to other types of electronic waste.

Research (Phase 1) for the Project was undertaken March to November 2020, which highlighted key findings (Annex 1), including a list of potential innovation opportunities for creating a circular economy for e-waste in displacement settings (Annex 1, page 3). Implementation (Phase 2) will include a pilot trial of a proposed solution in Kakuma refugee camp, in Kenya selected based on the findings of the Phase 1 research. . The Project recognizes (further confirmed in Phase 1) the importance of partnerships to deliver on the potential innovation opportunities. Partnerships enable a multi-faceted and holistic approach to the e-waste issue by creating synergies between different aspects of the waste stream and capitalizing on, and growing, previously siloed solutions of various partners. This Call for Innovation Partners (CfIP) aims to foster these partnerships between humanitarian organizations and relevant private companies and/or social enterprises to implement a pilot of a solution(s) to be determined by the CfIP.

Simultaneously to implementation (Phase 2), awareness raising through advocacy will be conducted (Phase 3) through the IOM Environmental Sustainability Programme’s involvement in global, sector-wide networks such as the Environment and Humanitarian Action Network (EHAN), the United Nations’ Greening the Blue initiative and the Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy in Situations of Displacement (GPA); and through IOM’s Global WASH Support Unit’s involvement in the Global WASH Cluster, among others, with the aim to encourage transformative wide-spread change. In addition, the Project findings will be promoted at conferences, sharing through organizational newsletters and social media. Monitoring visits will be undertaken throughout the pilot to assess its effectiveness and make adjustments as required to facilitate ongoing learning and adaptation.

3. Benefits of Innovative Partnerships

IOM seeks to form strategic partnerships with legal entities from the private sector/social enterprises/NGOs and/or CSOs (herein after referred to as “partners”), with the aim of developing and strengthening programmes in support of its mandates and economic development in countries where IOM operates. Through this CfIP, we invite partners to submit proposals to implement solutions to step-change e-waste management in humanitarian settings.

Upon selection, partners will be expected to contribute to the development of the implementation of the E-Waste Project pilot trial with their expertise, networks and resources. It is expected that there will be significant long-term benefits for partners and local communities in terms of access, environmental preservations, and scaled effects of sustainable social, economic and health impacts, as well as involvement in shaping the future landscape of solar within camps.

IOM, along with UNHCR will bring expertise of the humanitarian sector, networks, camps access and overall management of the Project. IOM also has funding to support the logistic related expenses likely to be incurred by partners such as for the collection of materials, camp site development, spare parts and development of earning and visibility materials, to the extent the funding benefits the project.

The partnership(s) is based on fair and equitable sharing of costs, resources and knowledge. Each partner should contribute to the extent they have capacity, with recognition of the shared benefits and risks of their contribution.

4. Process

The process to form the partnership(s) consists of the following seven steps. The timeline for the steps is outlined in Section 8 – Timeline.

Step I: Review the CfIP: Interested potential partners are encouraged to carefully review the CfIP and verify that they comply with the eligibility criteria.

Step II: Information session: Interested potential partners complying with the eligibility criteria outlined in the CfIP, are encouraged to participate in IOM’s information session which will explain the project objectives and this CfIP in more detail. The information session will take place through Microsoft Teams. Interested potential partners should send names and email addresses of all participating individuals from their organization to washsupport@iom.int by 11.59 pm 29 January 2021.

Step III: Ideation workshop: In addition to the information session, IOM invites interested potential partners complying with the eligibility criteria outlined in the CfIP, to participate in IOM’s ideation workshop, which will allow interested potential partners to come together and generate innovative ideas for solutions for the e-waste issue. The workshop will be facilitated by IOM and will include a range of activities designed to challenge current thinking, explore alternatives and think creatively, sparking innovative thinking for proposal submission. The ideation workshop will take place online. Potential partners should send names and email addresses of all participating individuals for the ideation workshop from their organization to washsupport@iom.int by 11.59 pm 29 January 2021.

Step IV: Submit a proposal: After the ideation workshop, interested potential partners are encouraged to submit a proposal detailing their proposed solution(s) as further outlined in section 4 below to the washsupport@iom.int, before the submission deadline. Please ensure that you have provided all the requested information and supporting documents.

Step V: IOM reviews the received proposals: IOM reviews all proposals and notifies potential partners if additional information is required. In some cases, IOM might invite selected partners to participate in an online interview for IOM to better understand the proposed solution.

Step VI: Selection result: Based on a complete assessment of all the proposals including supporting documents and interviews (if applicable), IOM will select the partner(s) it wishes to collaborate with. All potential partners who have submitted proposals will be notified whether or not they have been selected.

Step VII: Partnership agreement and pilot implementation: A partnership agreement will be signed by selected partner(s) and IOM, with additional planning discussions regarding the proposed solution(s) between partners and IOM experts prior to pilot implementation.

5. Partnership proposal

Potential partners are encouraged to submit a partnership proposal that reflects one or more (or other) opportunities identified in Phase 1 (Annex 1, page 3), based on their current experience and expertise. IOM may select multiple partners to encourage a collaboration across multiple areas of the waste stream (recovery, repair, recycling, reuse).

Potential partners are welcome to propose synergies within other organizations and submit joint proposals . It is expected that potential partner organizations include details of the resources they are proposing to bring to the project.

Partnership proposals should include:

  • Summary of how your organization(s) aligns to the following attributes: (1 page max) o Distribution range and geographic coverage, including any presence near displacement settings. o Current policies/financial investment in environmental sustainability (if applicable) that show potential partner’s organizational commitment to an e-waste circular economy. o Commitment to capacity building in countries of implementation. o Commitment to innovation including evidence of contribution to previous innovation partnership programs (if applicable). o Involvement in various steps of the e-waste stream (either directly or indirectly through partnerships with other private companies/ social enterprises, NGOs or CSOs).
  • Summary of your proposed solution including: o Details of your solution and how it addresses one or more innovation opportunities outlined in Annex 1, Page 3 (or others if applicable). o What is already developed out of the box in your solution, and what may need to be developed or customized. o Your business model and commercial ways of working with the humanitarian community in the long term, including any potential costs to beneficiaries.
  • Cross cutting themes: o Describe how you will engage local entrepreneurship / build local capacity through the proposed solution. o Describe how your solution will be sustainable in the long term (in terms of financial sustainability and long-term behavior change, as required), and how it may be scaled to other displacement settings Describe any gender equality benefits that may be included in your solution. o Describe any additional intended or unintended environmental impacts of your solution.
  • Provide an overview of the resources required to realize the solution, including indication of partner’s own resources allocated (in-kind and/or financial), as well as the suitability of the team and key personnel to implement the project. This can include (but is not limited to): o Hardware (tools, spare parts, solar products, transport costs). o Training and materials. o Specific activities and outputs for the pilot. o Any likely reoccurring costs and business model for reoccurring costs (e.g., service fees). o Personnel. o Other.

6. Assessment Criteria

The partnership proposal will be duly assessed by the IOM Evaluation Committee, based on the assessment criteria outlined above, and summarized below:

  • Organizational attributes
  • Technical capacity and proposed solution
  • Understanding and inclusion of cross-cutting themes within proposed solution.
  • Proposed resources to be allocated to the innovation partnership .
  • IOM requires partners to articulate the resources they are bringing to the table for the purpose of contributing their knowledge, expertise and capacity to the innovation proccess.
  • Upon IOM’s selection of collaboration partner(s), a partnership agreement will be signed between the partners. The agreement will be based on IOM’s standard terms and conditions including any additionally agreed conditions pertinent to the partnership.

7. Submission

Proposals should be sent to washsupport@iom.int no later than 11.59 pm CET on 7 March 2021. Proposals must be signed by a duly authorized representative of the company submitting the proposal.

The cost of preparing a proposal, attendance at any meetings or oral presentations shall be borne by the participants, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the process. All proposals shall remain valid and open for acceptance for a period of 30 calendar days after the date specified for receipt of proposals. The terms and conditions of the partnership will be determined upon selection of the winning proposal for this CfIP. Effective with the release of this solicitation, all communication should be directed to Antonio Torres, IOM Global WASH Coordinator at washsupport@iom.int.

8. Timeline

All participants should refer to the following schedule of the CfIP. This schedule reflects the expected completion dates but may be modified by IOM at its discretion. The ideation workshop is intended for stakeholders to come together and collaborate on potential solutions. The ideation workshop schedule is to be released late-January 2021.

Milestone Schedule (Geneva time, CET) Release of CfIP Week of 18 January 2021:

  • Week of 18 January 2021: Release of CfIP
  • 11.59 pm 29 January 2021: Deadline for potential partners to register interest in applying to the CfIP by emailing information session and ideation workshop participant emails to washsupport@iom.int
  • Week of 1 February 2021: CfIP Information session (online)
  • Week of 8 February 2021: Ideation workshop (online)
  • 11.59 pm 12 February 2021: Deadline for submission of questions on CfIP
  • 11.59 pm 15 February 2021: Deadline for IOM responses to questions on CfIP
  • 11.59 pm 7 March 2021: Submission of proposal
  • Mid-March 2021: Selection of partner (s) and partnership agreement signing
  • March 2021 – February 2022: Pilot kick-off and implementation

ANNEX A – Summary of Phase 1 research

The Phase 1 research phase was undertaken between March and November 2020 through a market dialogue with key stakeholders in the solar sector, as well as field data collection across five camps in Uganda and Kenya. The research identified:

· Best practices and barriers for improving solar and e-waste practices in displacement settings through the market dialogue

· Mapping of waste stream in camps from acquisition to disposal

· Considerations for camp site selection for the pilot, and for future scale up.

· Key take-aways and opportunities for innovative change.

***The full document can be provided upon request at washsupport@iom.int*

ANNEX B – Partnership details

Eligibility

Partners must have a current legal entity.

Partners can make use of current work the company/enterprise is undertaking.

Partners may apply as consortiums.

Accountability

The partner shall be accountable to the IOM E-waste Project Advisory Board (PAB), the Donor Relations Division, Private Sector Liaison Unit or any other qualified official that IOM may appoint.

Confidentiality

Information relating to the evaluation of proposals and recommendations concerning awards shall not be disclosed to those who submitted proposals or to other persons not officially concerned with the process.

All IOM proprietary data shared with the partner shall be governed by a non-disclosure agreement as part of the agreement.

Intellectual property

All outputs and intellectual property created during the course of this consultancy, including but not limited to data, findings, results, solutions, recommendations and any other documents developed throughout the project shall be owned by IOM.

The partner shall develop materials and recommendations assuming current business processes and retention of current duties, accountabilities and responsibilities but may make recommendations for changes.

Non-eligible costs

The partner’s costs of preparing the proposal and of negotiating the contract, including visit/s to IOM, are not reimbursable as a direct cost of the assignment.

Corrupt, fraudulent, and coercive practices

IOM policy requires that all IOM staff, bidders, manufacturers, suppliers, distributors or service providers and partners, observe the highest standard of ethics during the procurement and execution of all contracts. IOM shall reject any proposal put forward by bidders, or where applicable, terminate their contract, if it is determined that they have engaged in corrupt, fraudulent, collusive or coercive practices. In pursuance of this policy, IOM defines for purposes of this paragraph the terms set forth below as follows:

· Corrupt practice means the offering, giving, receiving or soliciting, directly or indirectly, of anything of value to influence the action of the procuring/contracting entity in the procurement process or in contract execution.

· Fraudulent practice is any act or omission, including a misrepresentation, that knowingly or recklessly misleads, or attempts to mislead, the procuring/contracting entity in the procurement process or the execution of a contract, to obtain a financial gain or other benefit to avoid an obligation.

· Collusive practice is an undisclosed arrangement between two or more bidders designed to artificially alter the results of the tender procedure to obtain a financial gain or other benefit.

· Coercive practice is impairing or harming, or threatening to impair or harm, directly or indirectly, any participant in the tender process to influence improperly its activities in a procurement process or affect the execution of a contract.

Conflict of Interest

All potential partners found to have conflicting interests shall be disqualified to participate. A potential partner may be considered to have conflicting interest under any of the circumstances set forth below:

· A partner has controlling shareholders in common with another bidder.

· A partner receives or has received any direct or indirect subsidy from another bidder.

· A partner has the same representative as that of another partner for purposes of this proposal.

· A partner has a relationship, directly or through third parties, that puts them in a position to have access to information about or influence on the proposal of another or influence the decisions of IOM regarding this proposal review process.

· A partner submits more than one proposal in this proposal process.

How to apply:

Proposals should be sent to washsupport@iom.int no later than 11.59 pm CET on 7 March 2021. Proposals must be signed by a duly authorized representative of the company submitting the proposal.

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Senior Statelessness Coordinator, P5

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Jan 212021
 

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Country: Switzerland
Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Closing date: 2 Feb 2021

Organizational Setting and Work Relationships
The incumbent is responsible for helping to steer and support the overall policy direction of UNHCR, for development and implementation of doctrine relating to statelessness, and for making representations to external actors on the issue, including to senior government officials and the media. In exercising these responsibilities, the post oversees development of strategies to address statelessness as well as provision of technical advice and support (on civil status, nationality laws, legal status, solutions, etc.) to all protection staff and as needed to those representing protection issues on behalf of UNHCR, including senior management.

The post supervises the Statelessness Section in DIP and has direct or functional supervision of regional statelessness posts.
With UNHCR staff: To provide technical advice and support on the independent mandate and legal framework of the 1961 and 1954 Statelessness Conventions as well as human rights and regional treaties under which cases of non-refugee stateless populations can be addressed, through which cases of statelessness can be avoided, and via which disputes concerning civil status and nationality laws can be resolved. In particular, the post must advise regional bureaux and field operations on strategies to address statelessness, including protracted situations. In doing so, the incumbent will draw upon lessons learned from other UNHCR operations and governmental, UN and NGO responses elsewhere in the world. The incumbent will ensure that consistent and technically sound legal advice/positions are given globally, including through drafting of guidelines and specialised training of staff. Guidance available from regional legal advisers relates mainly to refugee law issues, not to statelessness. The incumbent must be an authority on technical issues concerning statelessness. The post acts as focal point/coordinator/advisor for and must cooperate with staff at all levels, including senior management. S/he supervises the Statelessness Section in DIP and has direct or functional supervision of regional international professional statelessness posts. Discussions on policy and strategy are held primarily with the AHC-Protection and the Director and Deputy Director of DIP.

With external parties: To provide technical advice to and advocacy for States and international organisations in order to promote accession to the Statelessness Conventions. Undertake direct dialogue with Governments globally and negotiate amendments to law and practice to ensure acceptance and consistent application of legal standards on nationality. The post is responsible for liaison, negotiation, and on-going inter-relational issues with interlocutors at senior levels on matters of statelessness. This includes representation with international and regional organizations through, for example, the OHCHR, UNICEF, UNDP, UN International Law Commission, UN Special Procedures, the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies, the institutions of the Council of Europe, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities and Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, the Organization of American States, regional human rights bodies, and primarily States both through the Permanent Missions and directly with relevant Government Ministries/parliamentarians determining nationality and legal status. Representation with NGOs, academic institutions, etc. is also critical. The post is regularly called upon to train government authorities, to provide/negotiate drafting advice and proposals for national and international laws, to give presentations and lectures to expert bodies, to participate as a member of expert groups on nationality law, to represent UNHCR and to ensure UNHCR’s direct involvement in numerous settings designed to promote the reduction and avoidance of statelessness.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR¿s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Duties

  • Undertake direct dialogue with Governments/organisations and negotiate amendments/modifications on nationality laws to secure acceptance and consistent implementation of international legal standards.
  • Monitor all modifications to nationality legislation globally, supervise and provide guidance on any comments drafted by staff members, advise field offices of responses to developments in countries/regions, and report to senior management.
  • Plan, oversee and co-ordinate UNHCR¿s role concerning statelessness, furthering the Office¿s responsibilities in addressing problems associated with non-refugee statelessness, including formulation of law/policy/strategy, representation of UNHCR at international and regional consultations and negotiations for drafting of international instruments, representation of UNHCR during negotiations with government officials for drafting of nationality laws, guidelines concerning principles of international law in this field, representation of UNHCR¿s position on questions of nationality to other UN bodies, NGOs, interlocutors and organisations.
  • Report on these activities directly to the Director of DIP and relevant senior managers/Directors.
  • Assist Bureaux and Country Offices to elaborate and implement strategies to address protracted statelessness situations in cooperation with other UN agencies such as UNICEF, UNFPA, OHCHR and UNDP in particular.
  • Train staff, NGOs, government officials and update senior management on statelessness issues/activities.
  • Monitor developments and regular staff reports, as well as the Annual Protection Assessments, so as to formulate and oversee decisions on UNHCR legal positions and exchanges concerning statelessness and nationality.
  • Prepare, co-ordinate and oversee drafting of documents, reports and conclusions on UNHCR¿s activities on statelessness for submission to ExCom/General Assembly. Meet with officials, lobby and participate in consultations concerning the statelessness activities as per UNHCR¿s obligation to report to ExCom every second year on statelessness activities.
  • Manage, supervise and provide direction on the handling of individual cases and caseloads of stateless people to provide guidance on nationality law, status determination procedures, appropriate courses of action to resolve disputes between States, and to ensure consistent response to problems of statelessness.
  • Monitor developments which risk creating statelessness and liaise with relevant organisations/governments/staff furthering consultations and actions toward the avoidance of statelessness.
  • Write/deliver articles, speeches, disseminate papers, provide position papers and monitor developments in legal systems, academia, and organisations in all areas relating to statelessness, co-ordinate with other concerned organisations, liaise with government bodies and NGOs, participate in and facilitate conferences and publications ensuring awareness of UNHCR¿s role.
  • Manage, supervise and oversee the support and advisory services provided to UNHCR Representatives/staff, assess country specific issues, and supervise and co-ordinate periodic reporting/research/case study exercises on matters pertaining to nationality/statelessness.
  • Monitor and support the initiatives of the relevant Regional Organisations and institutions to ensure that their activities, initiatives or resolutions support UNHCR¿s efforts to finds solutions for stateless persons.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P5 – 12 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 11 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 10 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree

Field(s) of Education
Human Rights, Law, Private International Law,
Public International Law or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses
Law; International Law; International Protection;
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience
Essential
12 years of experience in progressively responsible functions in an office/organisation that deals with citizenship/displacement issues and/or a campaign that promotes legal rights of marginalized populations, preferably within UN. Minimum 5 years should be in the functional area that is directly relevant to the current position.
Good knowledge of the UN system, its operational procedures and exposure to provision of support services in an International Organization.
Proven ability to deal with multiple tasks in a courteous and service-oriented manner under demanding working conditions that often have short deadlines, including proven ability to conduct relevant research and produce high-quality written products quickly.
Good communicator with excellent analytical skills and strong interpersonal skills to deal with persons of different cultural and educational backgrounds.

Desirable
Knowledge of and experience working in international human rights field and with UN human rights mechanisms.
Experience working for or with UN Member States, or for or with another UN organization with a relevant mandate.
Fundraising experience.
Teaching experience.

Functional Skills
PR-Statelessness- Principles and Procedures, operational arrangements/assistance
PR-Statelessness- Doctrinal issues on nationality and statelessness
LE-Human Rights Law
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements
For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are requested to apply at www.unhcr.org/carees by clicking on Vacancies and entering job ID 24490.

Closing date: 2 February 2021 (midnight Geneva time).

Please note that UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, travelling, processing, training or any other fees).

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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