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Switzerland: Intern – Multimedia

 Creatividad, Diseño, Multimedia, FULL TIME  Comments Off on Switzerland: Intern – Multimedia
Sep 052019
 

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 17 Sep 2019

Position Title : Intern – Multimedia

Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

Classification : Intern, Grade OTHER

Type of Appointment : Internship, Three months with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 17 September 2019

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.

Context:

The Media and Communications Division (MCD) of IOM is comprised of experienced communications professionals based in Geneva but also in Washington, Bangkok and Manila. The team provides support on media and public information issues to IOM Headquarters and missions worldwide. It is responsible for media relations as well as producing a variety of other public information materials, including official statements to mark special events, multimedia products and press briefing notes on specific IOM activities.

Under the direct supervision of the Multimedia Team, the successful candidate will focus on supporting the timely presentation of audio-visual communications outputs to the media, general public and internally within IOM.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the production and editing of IOM audiovisual materials including thematic videos, promotional materials for the organizations campaigns and community engagement videos for dissemination over social media.

  2. Assist in quality review of incoming audiovisual materials from IOM missions worldwide, and its archival in the IOM Media Library.

  3. Produce a series of corporate visibility products to be used in HQ, regional offices and the field to enhance the brand image of IOM.

  4. Support MCD initiatives on data visualization of feedback collected in the field to enhance the quality of work produced and ensure consistency with IOM branding.

  5. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Training Components and Learning Elements

The successful candidate will acquire technical knowledge in communications in the field of migration and the humanitarian environment. She/he can also access online training courses at

the disposal of all IOM staff. She/he will also gain experience in working in an international multi-cultural environment, with an intergovernmental organization.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• University degree in Communications, Multimedia Studies or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant experience.

Experience

• Fluency in editing software such as Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, and other Adobe editing tools;

• Previous experience in video editing and production;

• Ability to work effectively in a team of colleagues of varied cultural and professional backgrounds;

• Proven ability to produce quality work accurately and concisely according to set deadlines.

Languages

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

Note

Applicants are advised to please consider the cost of living in Geneva prior to applying.

1 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

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:

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

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

No late applications will be accepted.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 17 September 2019 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 03.09.2019 to 17.09.2019

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: INT 2019/38 – Intern – Multimedia – Geneva, Switzerland (56129289) Released

Posting: Posting NC56129290 (56129290) Released

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Switzerland: Policy Officer (Knowledge Management)

 FULL TIME, Informatica  Comments Off on Switzerland: Policy Officer (Knowledge Management)
Sep 042019
 

Organization: International Organization for Migration
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 05 Sep 2019

Position Title : Policy Officer (Knowledge Management)

Duty Station : Geneva, Switzerland

Classification : Professional Staff, Grade P3

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

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 05 September 2019

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; Bahamas; Cabo Verde; Comoros; Cook Islands; Cuba; Djibouti; El Salvador; Fiji; Gabon; Grenada; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Holy See; Iceland; Kingdom of Eswatini; Kiribati; Lao People’s Democratic

Republic (the); Libya; Marshall Islands; Micronesia (Federated States

of); Montenegro; Namibia; Nauru; Palau; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tome and Principe; Seychelles; Solomon Islands; Suriname; Timor-Leste; Tonga; Tuvalu; Vanuatu

Second tier candidates include:

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

Context:

IOM Member States have called for IOM’s policy capacity to be strengthened, including in the recent MOPAN evaluation. The need for the Organization to be well-equipped in this area has been further increased by recent developments, not least the adoption of the 2030 Agenda and the Global Compact for Migration, IOM joining the UN system, and IOM’s new role as Coordinator and secretariat of the UN Network on Migration (the Network). As part of the organizational response to this need, the Policy Hub was established within the Office of the Director General.

The Policy Hub works across IOM to facilitate meaningful and ongoing exchange on migration policy, enhance coherence, promote learning and develop evidence-, knowledge- and experience-based institutional strategic migration policy advice. To this end, the Policy Hub acts

as a catalyst of effective collection, analysis and exchange of policy-relevant data and knowledge within IOM and promotes their use in the development of IOM migration policy perspectives and advice.

Under the direct supervision of the Director of the Policy Hub, the successful candidate will ensure that information on IOM support in migration policy development and its results is captured, made available within IOM and in reports to Member States, analyzed to identify effective practices and further enhance the effectiveness of IOM’s work in this area, and that relevant elements are fed into the future UN Migration Network Capacity Building Mechanism’s global knowledge platform.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Foster migration policy knowledge management in IOM, including through the development of/support to relevant communities of practice.

  2. Promote and capture IOM migration policy development knowledge and results as well as identification of effective practices, including through further development and maintenance of an IOM migration policy repository.

  3. Contribute to the development and updating of IOM’s migration policy development tools and relevant training for IOM staff as well as governments and other external stakeholders.

  4. In coordination with the Media and Communications Division and other relevant parts of the Organization, promote awareness within IOM on key policy issues, as well as available policy tools and products.

  5. Provide relevant inputs to the United Nations Network on Migration global knowledge platform.

  6. Contribute to IOM’s results-based management and reporting.

  7. Contribute to relevant IOM policy documents, publications and other materials.

  8. Develop and maintain a Policy Hub intranet section.

  9. Represent IOM at working level, and support delivery of policy advice to governments and other relevant stakeholders.

  10. Coordinate with IOM Country and Regional offices, as well as Offices and Departments, in pursuit of policy consistency.

  11. Present on IOM’s knowledge management activities to internal and external audiences.

  12. Contribute to building the capacities of IOM staff through mentoring and leadership of more junior staff.

  13. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

• Master’s degree in Political Science, International Relations, Social Sciences or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or

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

Experience

• Demonstrated experience in knowledge management;

• Proven analytical, project management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage simultaneous critical tasks;

• Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment;

• Proven ability to collect and use knowledge, and provide support to partners to contribute to knowledge management and learning strategies;

• Familiarity with impact evaluations and/or systematic reviews is desirable;

• Strategic thinking, particularly regarding policy development and coordination;

• Good understanding of migration issues, trends and policies;

• Excellent communication skills, especially in a multilingual setting; advanced writing skills particularly important;

• Proven ability to work effectively and harmoniously within a team of colleagues from varied cultures and professional backgrounds;

• High sense of responsibility and motivation;

• Maturity of judgement to ensure the appropriate management of sensitive issues;

• Demonstrated IT proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and

PowerPoint;

• Knowledge of graphic design and multimedia communication tools an advantage.

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 Spanish is an advantage.

1 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.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.

Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.

Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

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.

The list of NMS countries above includes all IOM Member States which are non-represented in the Professional Category of staff members. For this staff category, candidates who are nationals of the duty station’s country cannot be considered eligible.

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

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via PRISM, IOM e-Recruitment system, by 05 September 2019 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 23.08.2019 to 05.09.2019

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 2019/240 (P) – Policy Officer (KnowledgeManagement)(P3)-Geneva,Switzerland

(56111446) Released

Posting: Posting NC56112178 (56112178) Released

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Switzerland: Internship-Innovative Info-graphics Creation, I (Temporary Job Opening)

 FULL TIME, Ingenieria Sanitaria, Ambiental, Marketing, Recursos Humanos  Comments Off on Switzerland: Internship-Innovative Info-graphics Creation, I (Temporary Job Opening)
Aug 072019
 

Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
Country: Switzerland
Closing date: 04 Sep 2019

Org. Setting and Reporting

The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is the UN Secretariat department responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to complex emergencies and natural disasters. OCHA also ensures that there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort. Under the aegis of United Nations General Assembly Resolution 46/182, OCHA has established the Assessment, Planning and Monitoring Branch (APMB), as an integral part of the Coordination Division (CD). APMB helps OCHA and partners deliver more effective joint responses using innovative, state of the art coordination tools and services. The work of the Branch focuses on the key activities which enable effective coordination: needs assessment and analysis, humanitarian response planning and continuous monitoring. APMB aims to ensure OCHA and partner staff have the skills, tools and technical support needed to meet the needs of people affected by crises through a well-coordinated collective response effort, within the framework of a rigorous humanitarian programme cycle. The intern shall assist in the research and development of communication materials and website presence to enhance the visibility of information relating to the humanitarian programme cycle (HPC); research various thematic and political initiatives of relevance to the branch; support the development, editing and financial tracking of appeals documents; assist in the organization of programme cycle training events, as well as other initiatives. APMB consists of Needs and Response Analysis Section-(NARAS), Monitoring Platforms and Tools Section -(MPTS) and Humanitarian Development Nexus Section-(HDNS).

The internship will be based in Geneva, Switzerland, and the intern will under the guidance and supervision of a Humanitarian Affairs Officer within APMB. This internship is being offered for a minimum period of three (3) months with an estimated start date in September 2019.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will depend on the individual’s background, duties may include but are not limited to: developing info-graphic and video-based products for promotional and explanatory purposes on the HPC process and associated on-line tools; creating a variety of info-graphics to explain existing and new information management tools, processes, skills, etc.; creating 2D animation products to explain existing and new information management tools, process, skills, etc.; creating videos (both regular and stop-motion) to explain existing and new information management tools, process, skills, etc; finalising the above using or leveraging creative and/ or new techniques for the humanitarian community (e.g. using stop motion lego movies to make explanation fun and engaging); investigating and designing creative marketing plans and/ or outreach plans for the products being created; and performing related tasks as requested by supervisor, as appropriate.

Competencies

CREATIVITY: Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.

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.

TECHNOLOGICAL AWARENESS: Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitations of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology; knowledge and experience of database development and management, and online collaborative tools would be an asset; and knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly advanced user certification of MS Access, MS Excel, MS Project and MS Word) is desirable.

Education

Applicants must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s (final year), Post graduate, Master’s or Ph.D. programme or equivalent, preferably in media and/ or communications, graphic design and/or multimedia arts, geography, geographic information systems (GIS), cartography, information technology (graphic design) or a related field. Applicants that have successfully completed an academic programme in a discipline mentioned above must commence the internship within a one-year period of graduation.

Work Experience

Applicants are not required to have professional working experience for participation in the internship program though any academic and/ or practical experience in adobe illustrator cs + or similar programmes is an advantage. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software (version 9.0 or higher) is strongly desirable. Experience in the use of Adobe in design and after effects is an asset. Open source equivalent experience is also very welcome. Experience scripting, creating and post production of both animated and real-life videos an asset. Experience in use of standard software applications, specifically those mentioned above, is highly desirable. Applicants should be computer literate in standard software applications; have a demonstrated keen interest in the work of the United Nations, a personal commitment to the ideals of the Charter and; have a demonstrated ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views.

Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this internship fluency in English (both oral and written) is required. Knowledge of French is an advantage. Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.

Assessment

Potential candidates will be contacted by hiring manager directly for further consideration. Applicants are encouraged to apply for internships which relate directly to their studies and/ or skills-set, and they will be assessed based on information provided in their Personal History Profiles (PHPs). A completed on-line application is required, please mention the title of the degree which you are currently pursuing and the scheduled date of graduation (month and year); indicate all standard office software packages in which you are proficient, including information technology applications and/ or programs and specify your general interest in the United Nations in the cover note. Do not forget to designate three references that we may contact who can attest to your qualifications; include present or past supervisors, peers, mentors or thesis advisors, but please do not list any family members. Due to the high volume of applications received, applicants will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Special Notice

The internship within the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, in line with the United Nations (UN) Internship Programme, aims to provide a framework by which students from diverse academic backgrounds gain exposure to the United Nations through assignment to offices within the Secretariat in order to enhance their educational experience and gain experience in the work of the United Nations. Additionally, it provides the United Nations offices with the assistance of qualified students specialized in various professional fields. Interns shall not represent the United Nations in any official capacity. For additional information on the Programme, please visit: https://www.unog.ch.

The Programme is unpaid and full-time. The intern should adhere to the established official weekly working hours of respective duty station (if based in a field-office location); the general working hours at United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) are 40 hours per week, from 8.30 until 5.30 with one hour for a lunch break. All costs associated to the internship are to be borne by the intern, specifically: travel, visas, accommodation/ living expenses and medical insurance for the entire duration of the internship. The United Nations accepts no responsibility for the medical insurance of the intern or costs arising from injury, illness or death that may occur during an internship. To apply to this job opening please go to: https://inspira.un.org or https://careers.un.org.

A person who is the child or sibling of a staff member shall not be eligible to apply for an internship at the United Nations. An applicant who bears to a staff member any other family relationship may be engaged as an intern, provided that he or she shall not be assigned to the same work unit of the staff member nor placed under the direct or indirect supervision of the staff member. For purposes of this instruction, “child” means (i) the child of a staff member; (ii) the child of the spouse of a staff member (stepchild); and (iii) the spouse of a child of a staff member or a staff member’s spouse (son- or daughter-in-law). “Sibling” includes the child of both or either parent of a staff member and the child.

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.

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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