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Social economic empowerment officer (seeo)

Job Description

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND WORK EXPERIENCE
1. Degree in Social works, Sociology, Rural Development or community developments and related degree program from recognized institutions.
2. At least with 3 years of experience in managing health-based project with focus on HIV/AIDS, FP, STIs and SRHE and other KvP Proven knowledge on AGYW and Gender based violence.
3. Proven skills on Gender and women focused rights and policies
4. Experienced in implementing project with focus on Key Vulnerable Population (KVP) Ability to manage team and meet deadlines which are results based
5. Flexibility and ability to copy with multi-cultural/behavioral practices
6. Proven records of good relationship with co staff, facilitation, team building and coordination skills will be added advantage
7. Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
8. Readiness to work under pressure, ability to work under minimum supervision and willingness to work overtime for project prosperity
9. Computer literacy is highly required ie word, excel, internet, power point
10. Ability to work 90% in rural and remote area
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. SEEO will Work closely with Deputy/Program Manager, WEOs, VEOs and regional SEEO to identify the eligibly empowerment workers
2. SEEO is responsible to collaborate with CBHSPs, EWS, WEOs and VEOs to mobilize and form WORTH groups which will consists of groups of Female sex worker and vanulable adolcent girls and young women.
3. SEEO will be responsible to collaborate with Deputy /Program manager with to coordinate the training.
4. He/she will be responsible to provide the strategic leadership to Empowerment workers and Vagyw.
5. Monitor the program core indicator incorporation with data manager and Deputy/program manager on weekly basis.
6. Writing reports for every activity and share with program manager timely
7. Review data report and provide guidance.
8. Reviewing and sharing reports written by Empowerment workers and share to Program manager
9. Ensure roll out of BCC training to AGYW before joining WORTH+ groups
10. Work closely with government authorities at LGA are well engaged in the project and sharing with them some reports as per directives and MoU to be signed and
11. Other responsibilities as will be assigned for the betterment of the project and Sauti as well
12. Ensure timely preparation of financial retirement with all necessary source of evidence to be shared with Account with focus on every incurred expense during project implementation
13. Timely plans and report submission to Deputy/program manager (weekly, monthly and quarterly )
14. Monitor budget under his/her department.

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Social behavioral change communication and gender program officer

Job Description

Social workers holding a degree from recognized institutions, Additional training in community health, public health, community mobilization, and counseling are of added advantages.
1. At least with 3 years of experience in health-based project with focus on HIV/AIDS, FP, STIs and other Proven knowledge on AGYW and Gender based violence
2. Experience in HIV interventions and other health services.
3. Community health experiences and capacities.
4. Ability of Community Health Work, Health Committees (villages Health committees, Ward Development committees, Health facilities committees) etc.
5. Ability to build relationship with Female Sex Workers and Vulnerable Adolescent Girls and Young Women at community levels.
6. Able to work with Health facility staff, Peer Educators and empowerment Workers at different district council levels.
7. Computer literacy is highly required.
8. Able to relate gender norms, social & culture and HIV/AIDS in addressing their challenges accordingly.
9. Able to timely collection, compilation and analysis data as required
10. Ability to work 90% in rural and remote areas
11. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensure objectives of the SAUTI are met by
1) Promote Community engagement and strengthen District and Village Capacity to implement community level activities.
2) Promote positive health seeking behavior and conduct behavioral change communication sessions
3) Strengthen the capacity of the community structures to co-ordinate and implement quality activities of the SAUTI in addressing HIV prevention issues
4) Collaborate with M&E officer to prepare periodic, field, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
5) Provide capacity building and monitoring of peer educators, Empowerment Workers on HIV/AIDS and other sessions as required
6) Ensure other SAUTI interventions are promptly
7) communicated to the various stakeholder groups in the community

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Monitoring and evaluation coordinator – Pact Tanzania

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
Location: Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Tabora, Mwanza, Songea and Mbeya
Reporting To: Technical Integration Cluster Manager

Job Objective:

The Cluster M&E Coordinator will be an integral part of the USAID Kizazi Kipya project team at cluster-level and will provide leadership and coordination for M&E activities. He / she must be responsible for coordinating data collection and data management for the project, including ensuring data quality and reporting in time to meet key deadlines under the technical direction of the Senior M&E Officer. He / she should take leadership in performing data analysis and visualization, interpretation and preparing material for data demand and use meetings at cluster-level. He / she will also be a supervisor to M&E Officers and Assistant Health Informatics Officers.


Pact Overview

At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of a decent livelihood. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42 -year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.

Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.


Responsibilities:

The Cluster M&E Coordinator must develop a close working relationship with the cluster technical staff and CSOs. The Officer will be responsible for following:


  • Coordinate implementation and overseeing monitoring and evaluation activities in the cluster, including development of workplans and indicator frameworks, support for data management, and reporting,
  • Coordinate learning, research and evaluations as they arise
  • Take leadership in performing cluster-level data analysis, visualization and use of data to assess daily and monthly trends including to engage technical staff in analysis and implications of data for programming
  • Generate and contribute to quarterly or other reports, as needed
  • Coordinate routine internal data quality assessments (DQAs)
  • Facilitate communication between cluster technical team and M&E team
  • Contribute to publications and presentations arising from project’s work
  • Play a coordinating function for producing data and feeding to regional program and technical people for reports
  • Participate in other monitoring, evaluation, research or dissemination work arising from the unit, as requested by supervisor
  • Coordinate technical assistance to subgrantees on developing and monitoring targets in compliance with M&E plan
  • Conduct and coordinate provision of regular data monitoring visits to CSOs programs; review and provide feedback on grantee performance reports.
  • Serve as a mentor to subgrantees and provide technical assistance in various areas relating to M&E
  • Other tasks as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in in public health, sociology, demography, statistics, or other social science area; Masters Degree preferred
  • Academic qualification in monitoring and evaluation will be an added advantage.
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years professional experience working in Monitoring, Evaluation and reporting, preferably working with donor funded programs;
  • Adept at data quality assessment, data analysis, visualization and use
  • 2 - 3 years work experience supporting technical or programmatic activities in orphans and vulnerable children (experience with health facility setting a plus)
  • Experience in leading and coordinating M&E activities for a project
  • Experience with DHIS2 preferred other software a plus.
  • Experience implementing qualitative and quantitative research a plus
  • Report writing and publication skills
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills in English and Kiswahili
  • Excellent peoples and partnership skills.
  • Collaborative team player with leadership skills
  • Experience with PEPFAR 3.0 funded projects in Tanzania is a plus
  • The candidate should have experience in training / workshop facilitation, mentoring and proven ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with government and other NGO counterparts.
Skills:
  • Ability to lead and work effectively with multiple teams, partner agencies and community members.
  • Knowledge of different database software
  • Proficient with MS Excel, SPSS, Stata etc.
  • Availability and willingness to travel up to 50% time
Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

To learn more about Pact Tanzania visit: http://www.pactworld.org/country/tanzania
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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Finance Specialist, Washington

Finance Specialist - ( 1805124 )

Grade : P2

Contractual Arrangement : Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Contract duration : 11 months (renewable up to 24 months, subject to availability of funds & satisfactory performance)


Job Posting

: Oct 18, 2018, 4:13:18 PM


Closing Date

: Nov 1, 2018, 10:59:00 PM


Primary Location

: United States-Washington, D. C.


Organization

: Financial Resources Management


Schedule

: Full-time


IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.


OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENT
This requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO)

The Department of Financial Resources Management (FRM) oversees the financial transactions of the Organization by establishing its financial regulations and rules, as well as the accounting policies and procedures; processes the disbursements of funds; prepares the financial statements of the Organization including the reporting of regular funds and extra-budgetary funds; monitors the inflow of funding and utilization of these resources; is responsible for investments and banking, financial analysis, the monitoring of the cost centers' financial administration; payroll, pension, taxes, Staff Health Insurance, and the processes and systems involved with FRM's area of responsibility.


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under the general supervision of the Director, Financial Resources Management, (FRM), and the direct supervision of the Treasurer and Senior Advisor, (FRM/FS), the incumbent could be responsible for the following assigned duties:

a) Financial Reporting: Prepare monthly financial reports, including reports to Member States and donors for grants and procurement mechanisms; prepare official documents, speeches and PowerPoint presentations to be presented at the governing bodies;

b) Accounting: Prepare operational accounting transactions under relevant business processes including Payroll and Staff Health Insurance; support the monthly and annual financial closure; support the preparation of the annual Financial Report of the Director; review and reconcile ledger accounts in accordance with compliance requirements; liaise with counterparts in cost centers to resolve outstanding issues;

c) Audit Liaison: Liaise with oversight entities and Country Offices regarding internal and external audit activities; maintain the database of oversight activities and recommendations; Prepare responses and management reports on oversight activities;

d) Treasury: Support Treasury and investments, accounting and reporting for Assessed Contributions; record exchange gains and losses from banking transactions; analyze and record monthly results for investments; prepare Quarterly Treasurer's Report and other relevant documentation for the Investment Committee;

e) Program Administrator: Administer the corporate credit card programs (Purchasing and Travel cards); prepare monthly accounting integrations; analyze and liaise with cardholders on outstanding issues;

f) System Configuration: Participate in testing of new PMIS releases; review financial enhancement releases and identify impact on processes; ensure policies and procedures are fully documented and kept up to date;

g) Budget Management: Support the elaboration and control of the Department's biennial work plan (BWP);

h) Other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
:

Essential: A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized university.

In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org/search/default.asp and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process.


Experience
:

Essential: Five years of combined national and international experience in a variety of corporate financial functions in the private or public sector.

Desirable: Experience working with Workday Financial Management Modules would be an asset. Experience working with International Public Sector Accounting Standards


SKILLS
:
PAHO Competencies:
  • Intrainstitutional Action: Operates in a fair, consistent and equitable manner, and displays such behavior by example. Ensures that the mission and the values of the Organization as well as the setting in which projects will be carried out are the drivers in one's technical work. Understands the results required and performs to that standard. Behaves consistently in accordance with the Code of Ethics of the Organization.
  • Analysis, Synthesis, and Forecasting: Takes or organizes individual and collective action after analyzing situations on the basis of the available evidence and knowledge. Continuously analyzes the evolution of situations in an area of work and makes suggestions to adjust or confirm the decisions necessary to implement required actions. Is capable of anticipating the implications of an analyzed situation between six months to one year ahead.
  • Teamwork: Encourages team members, adds significant contribution when participating in internal and external work teams, and leads through personal example the virtues of team success--collaboration, trust, transparency and joint responsibilities. Builds and maintains mutually beneficial productive interpersonal relations based on trust, inside and outside the Organization. Keeps every team member informed as well as shares relevant and useful information.
  • Service Orientation: Corrects the client's problems promptly and without confrontation. Is helpful when client (internal or external clients) is going through a critical period.
  • Communication: Actively engages in conversation with the key players in a multicultural environment both within and outside the Organization. Develops a network of appropriate contacts inside and outside PAHO to gain and disseminate information to raise awareness of PAHO's activities and achievements, and to build alliances. Takes into consideration the multicultural differences within the Organization and the distinct needs and opportunities for communication presented by different external stakeholders and audiences.
  • Continuous Learning: Takes concrete steps on one's own initiative to keep up-to-date on the most recent trends in knowledge in the area of work. The knowledge and achieved experience is shared with others. Is aware of other industries or organization's best practices and applies them.
  • Accountability: Identifies, in conjunction with management, specific activities, processes jobs that require defined accountability, linking them to accountability strategies and objectives. Revises periodically progress made in the established work plan with his/her supervisor. Constantly reaches their objectives.
Technical Expertise:
  • Expertise in financial accounting and reporting, including experience in reviewing and consolidating various financial reports into executive level reports, and preparing a comprehensive analysis of status, variances, and future scenarios.
  • Ability to apply accounting theory and principals to financial operations; establish and monitor internal controls to ensure the correct application of accounting theory;
  • Knowledge of current best practices in financial accounting and management, with specific emphasis on IPSAS, internal control environment, oversight practices, and the development of policies and procedures.
  • Analytical skills in the review and evaluation of projects, proposals and alternative scenarios. Ability to establish and maintain collaborative relationships within and outside traditional financial functions and within a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver training materials and programs.
  • Ability to work with limited guidance.
  • Strong professional writing and editing skills in English or Spanish, including the development and maintenance of operations manuals, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization.
Languages:

Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.


IT Skills:

Demonstrated ability to effectively use a computer and programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook. Experience with complex ERP systems particularly with regard to financial, accounting, and/or administrative operations.


REMUNERATION
Monthly Salary
:

(Net of taxes)

US$3,872.67


Post Adjustment
:

US$1,824.03 This amount is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to PAHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and e-Manual.
  • For information on PAHO please visit: http://www.paho.org
  • PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • PAHO/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.
  • All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post.

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HR Assistant, Pretoria, South Africa

HR Assistant - ( 1805225 )

Grade : G6

Contractual Arrangement : Fixed-term appointment

Contract duration : 2 years


Job Posting

: Oct 24, 2018, 8:53:49 AM


Closing Date

: Nov 13, 2018, 10:59:00 PM


Primary Location

: South Africa-Pretoria


Organization

: AF/GMC General Management


Schedule

: Full-time


IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.


OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The objective of the Human Resources Unit is to deliver the new HR service model in an efficient and timely manner. This means responsibility for all human resources activities for the Country Offices, such as position classification, recruitment, contract administration, employment conditions and entitlements, policy formulation and staff development. As the first point of contact for HR issues, the team will provide advice on personnel matters to senior management and staff members in the countries of focus.


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The incumbent will perform the following duties:1. Provide relevant HR information and initiate transactions in the Global Management System (GSM) in the following areas;--> Initiate position actions (Position classification and reclassification actions);--> Initiate Hiring and staffing actions and hiring of consultants through the Procurement module;--> Contract Management (appointments, extension of appointments, separation actions) changes in status actions;--> Advise on possible reasons of HRAP rejections;--> Provide support to Staff in initiating TRs for statutory travels (Processing of staff entitlements);--> Provide support to Staff in the use of the staff self-service module (GSM end-users). 2. Monitor and Report on HR Actions:--> Through regular reporting, he/she will monitor transactions initiated, appointments coming to an end and that need to be extended, separation actions for a timely action on the part of managers and staff.3. He/she will liaise with HR counterparts in HRM/AFRO and Global Human Resources services in Kuala Lumpur (GHR) to ensure a proper follow up on actions. Track transactions and follow up with overdue ones; 4. Hire conference staff (interpreters) for statutory meetings and for meetings taking place in the Regional Office. Organize the logistics including travel requests and travel claims. Communicate timely to requesting units providing feedback;5. Perform all actions related to recruitment and selection processes in Stellis Recruitment and onboarding system for fixed and short-term staff in the professional and general services categories such as requisition initiation, publishing of the vacancy notice, long listing, prescreening candidates and communicating the longlist with hiring managers, organizing testing and interviews and generating selection reports;6. Calculate entitlements applicable to various statutory allowances and grants, prepare and compile summaries of unusual cases/exceptions for reference purposes; verify reporting forms and related supporting documents for new staff members to determine entitlements;7. Brief staff members (new or current) on their entitlements with respect to remuneration and related allowances, social security and statutory travel;8. Provide advice on position descriptions and ensure all positions are updated and properly classified in the Global Management System (GSM); 9. Assist in recording and follow ups required for disciplinary related cases;9. The incumbent will serve as back up to the team members in similar covering their portfolio of countries.10. Perform any other related duties/responsibilities as required.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Essential

: Completion of secondary school or equivalent, and training in personnel/human resources management.


Desirable

:


Experience
Essential

: At least 8 years of experience in administrative positions, preferably in WHO in functions encompassing personnel matters. Experience in interpreting personnel rules and procedures as well as administration of staff entitlements.


Desirable

: An in depth knowledge of WHO Rules and Regulations, WHO Manual, and experience or knowledge of staff entitlements highly desirable.


Skills

Work requires maintaining up to date knowledge on any changes to Staff Regulations and Rules as well as standard operating procedures. The incumbent is also expected to maintain computer skills including skills expertise in the Global Management System, to the standard of the Organization by self-study or in-house training. Knowledge of WHO rules, regulations, policies and practices would be an asset.


WHO Competencies

Teamwork

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Communication

Producing results

Creating an empowering and motivating environment


Use of Language Skills
Essential

: Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.


Desirable

:

The above language requirements are interchangeable.


REMUNERATION

WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at ZAR 294,127 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.

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Driver, Kigali, Rwanda

Driver - ( 1805055 )

Grade : G2

Contractual Arrangement : Fixed-term appointment

Contract duration : 2 years


Job Posting

: Oct 16, 2018, 10:31:59 AM


Closing Date

: Nov 5, 2018, 10:59:00 PM


Primary Location

: Rwanda-Kigali


Organization

: AF_RWA Rwanda


Schedule

: Full-time


IMPORTANT NOTICE:

Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.


OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

Country Management Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under the direct supervision of the NPO/Operations Officer, the incumbent performs the following duties :-- Drives office vehicles to provide transportation of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;- Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities as required;- Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs, regular servicing and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean;- Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumptions, oil changes, greasing, etc.;- Ensures that the steps required by the rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;- Performs other duties as required.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Essential

: At least Junior Secondary School education and a valid driver's licence of the country.


Desirable

:


Experience
Essential

: At least two years driving experience as a driver and A safe driving record.


Desirable

: UN experience would be an advantage.


Skills
  • -> Knowledge of driving rules and regulations of the country and skills in minor vehicle repair;--> Ability to read, write and understand instructions in the working language and--> An ability of writing a concise and faithful report of the accidents.
WHO Competencies

Communication

Producing results

Knowing and managing yourself


Use of Language Skills
Essential

: Intermediate knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.


Desirable

:

The above language requirements are interchangeable.


REMUNERATION

WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at RWF 5,502,000 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.

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Cyber Security Officer, Vienna

The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions.

Issued by

OSCE Secretariat

Vacancy number VNSECP01383 Vacancy type International Contracted Field of expertise Political Affairs Grade P3 Number of posts 1 Duty station Vienna Date of issue 23 October 2018 Deadline for application 20 November 2018 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)

Background

The Co-ordination Cell (CC) of the OSCE Secretariat's Transnational Threats Department (TNTD), and in particular its Cyber Security Officer (CSO), supports the Secretary General, the Co-ordinator of Activities to Address Transnational Threats (D/TNTD) and the OSCE Chairmanship-in-Office in all cyber/ICT security related matters on the policy level and acts as focal point for participating States' requests for activities to enhance cyber/ICT security. TNTD/CC supports the participating States (pS), in particular the relevant Informal Working Group (IWG), in the implementation and further development of pertinent confidence-building measures (CBMs), in line with Permanent Council (PC) Decision No 1039 (welcomed by Ministerial Council Decision No. 4/12) and PC Decision No 1106 (welcomed by Ministerial Declaration No 2/13). TNTD/CC also promotes efforts of the OSCE in this thematic area at international expert meetings and liaises with internal and external partners with a view to exploring potential areas of co-operation and collaboration.

The OSCE Gender Action Plan is committed to increasing the number of female staff in all areas of the OSCE's work. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this opportunity.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Co-ordinator of Activities to Address Transnational Threats, the Cyber Security Officer acts as the OSCE-wide focal point/co-ordinator for cyber/ICT security policy issues and the main interlocutor on cyber/ICT security related issues and relations with International/Regional Organizations as well as the private sector and academia.

The selected candidate will be tasked with:

Developing, designing and providing recommendations on a variety of cyber/ICT security issues with a particular focus on inter-state relations to OSCE participating States, the OSCE Chairmanship, the Secretary General, the OSCE Delegations and the OSCE executive structures;Liaising with internal and external counterparts with a view to ensuring consistency and coherence in Organization-wide cyber/ICT security-related policies and activities; exploring potential areas for inter-organizational co-operation and synergies;Supporting the Informal Working Group established by PC Decision No 1039, with a particular focus on the implementation of PC Decisions Nos. 1106 and 1202 and MC.DEC/5/16;Monitoring cyber/ICT security related developments and the positions/preferences of pS and other international/regional organizations;Providing technical advice on cyber/ICT security and management issues to the Chairmanship, Secretary General, and OSCE Delegations (e.g. concepts, food for thought papers, draft MC/PC decisions etc.);Representing the OSCE at meetings, including at high-level (e.g. conferences, workshops, seminars), dealing with cyber/ICT security;Providing substantive guidance to capacity-building and/or awareness-raising activities organized by other OSCE structures (e.g. Field Operations and Institutions) that touch/impact on cyber/ICT security;Co-ordinating and managing the work of staff working on cyber/ICT security projects in the TNT Department;Running and maintaining the OSCE cyber focal point network;Performing other related duties as required.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see https://www.osce.org/secretariat

Necessary Qualifications


  • First level university degree in political science, international relations, international security or other relevant field(s);
  • Minimum of six years of professional experience with a national or international organization or relevant non-governmental entity which addresses transnational threats to security preferably focusing on cyber/ICT security issues at the policy level; at least two years of relevant experience at the international level, including managing the work of staff assigned to cyber-security issues;
  • Excellent communication skills, experience in networking and managing a high number of contacts;
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the political sensitivity of inter-state relations as they pertain to cyber/ICT security issues;
  • Professional fluency in English language with excellent oral and written communication skills and good drafting ability;
  • Project management experience;
  • Ability to remain abreast of trends in developments in the field of cyber-security as well as the efforts of other actors in the field;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.

Remuneration Package

Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 6,140 depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System.

Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.

How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.

Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.

Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.

The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years.

Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.


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Software Expert, Bishkek

Closing date: Wednesday, 7 November 2018

The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions.

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OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek

Vacancy number VNKYRC00922 Vacancy type Experts/Consultants Number of posts 1 Duty station Bishkek Date of issue 26 October 2018 Deadline for application 7 November 2018 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)

Background

With the entry into force of the new Criminal Code, the Criminal procedure Code, Criminal Executive Code and Code of Misconduct from 1 January 2019, and to ensure the preparedness of the employees of the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic(financial police, hereinafter - the SSCEC) to the new regulatory requirements of the Kyrgyz Republic, there is a need to conduct a computer testing to check the knowledge on the main stipulations of the new codes. The training class of the SSCEC is currently fully functional in enhancing professional standards and facilitating computer testing of the applicants for vacant positions. However, there is a shortage in software and maintenance of the computer equipment. This program will allow ascertaining the level of knowledge of the SSCEC staff on latest innovations of judicial and legal reform; furthermore, check the level of theoretical knowledge of candidates for vacant positions. The expert will carry out its activities in conjunction with the relevant units of the SSCEC. The work of the software expert shall be directly supervised by the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes and Economic and Environmental Dimension of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek. The software expert in cooperation with the State Service for Combating Economic Crimes under the government of the Kyrgyz Republic shall develop a program for computer-based testing of the employees of the SSCEC to check the level of knowledge on the new legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic (criminal code, criminal procedure code, criminal executive code and code of misconduct).

Tasks and Responsibilities

Study of normative legal acts related to the SSCES activities in combating economic and financial crimes;The functional analysis of electronic systems;Preparation of proposals for computer testing and software;Participation in the process of organizing and conducting computer testing.Advanced training of the SSCEC employees in accordance with the requirements of the new legislation;Check the level of knowledge of the SSCEC employees;Develop proposals on software in order to improve the organizational process of computer-based testing;Assistance in conducting computer-based testing for the SSCEC employees in Bishkek and Osh;Development of software and maintenance of computer systems;Further use of the developed software during the competitive selection for vacant positions.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, please see: https://www.osce.org/programme-office-in-bishkek.

Necessary Qualifications


  • Higher education in Information Technologies;
  • Experience in Information Technologies and computer-based testing;
  • Experience in software development;
  • Experience in organization of e-learning process and e-document management;
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills;
  • Excellent computer skills with MS Office, spreadsheets, database and server management;
  • Fluency in Russian both written and oral, knowledge of Kyrgyz language is an advantage.

Required competencies

Core values


  • Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
  • Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
  • Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization's core values and organizational principles
  • Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work

Core competencies


  • Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
  • Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
  • Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
  • Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
  • Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
  • Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances

Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)


  • Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
  • Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
  • Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities

Remuneration Package

Remuneration will depend on the selected consultant's qualifications and experience and be in accordance with OSCE established rates.

How To Apply

We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at https://jobs.osce.org/. However, if you have difficulties with the system you may use the OSCE offline application form found under https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form and forward the completed form quoting the vacancy number by e-mail recruitment-kg@osce.org. Applications received after the published deadline and/or in different format will not be considered.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates to apply to become a part of the organization. Please note that in the event of invitation for interview/test, the OSCE is unable to reimburse costs incurred. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process


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Procurement Assistant, New York

Closing date: Friday, 2 November 2018

Job Opening
Posting Title: PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT (Temporary Job Opening), G5 (Temporary Job Opening)
Job Code Title: PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT
Department/Office: Office of Central Support Services
Duty Station: NEW YORK
Posting Period: 26 October 2018 - 02 November 2018
Job Opening Number: 18-Procurement-DM OCSS-105146-J-New York (O)
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Organizational Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the Freight Forwarding Team, Logistics and Transportation Section, Procurement Division, Office of Central Support Services, Department of Management (DM). The incumbent reports to a Team Leader. The mandate of the Procurement Division is to provide responsive, effective, and quality expert procurement services and business advice to UN Headquarters, field missions, and other UN organizations, while achieving best value for money, ensuring a competitive, fair and transparent process in accordance with established regulations, rules and procedures.
Responsibilities
Within limits of delegated authority and under the direct supervision of the Team Leader, Freight Forwarding Team and the overall guidance of the Chief, Logistics and Transportation Section, the Procurement Assistant will be responsible for the following duties: -Provides procurement, logistical and administrative support to a team of Procurement Officers for the acquisition of freight forwarding services.-Reviews, records and prioritizes purchasing requests and obtains additional information/documentation as required; determines the availability of vendors and funding sources.-Monitors status of existing requisitions, maintain contact with vendors to ensure timely provision of services.-Produces tender documents (e.g. Invitations to Bids, Requests for Proposals) based on the nature of requirements and cost of procurement involved.-Prepares abstracts of offers and compile data contained in quotations, proposals and bids to determine which vendor can provide services at the best terms and lowest costs possible under the guidance of Procurement Officers.- Finalizes purchase orders and contracts for approval by the Procurement Officer; may authorize purchases in line with delegated signature authority, and, if required, prepares submission to the Contracts Committee for review and subsequent approval by the authorized official. -Assists relevant officers in more complex, higher value purchasing operations; coordinates distribution of pertinent documents to concerned parties, ensures appropriate follow-up action, etc. -Maintains relevant internal databases and files; keeps track of any contractual agreements, systems contracts, etc. and informs affected users of contractual rights and obligations. - Researches, retrieves and presents information from a variety of internal and external sources on sources of supply, vendors by commodity, etc., as well as obtain specifications for new products and equipment on the market. -Assists in the organization of bidder's conferences, site visits etc. -Drafts routine correspondence. -Performs other duties as assigned.
Competencies
PROFESSIONALISM: Knowledge of procurement policies, processes and procedures generally and, in particular, those related to the purchase of supplies and services. Knowledge of financial rules and regulations and ability to research and gather information from a variety of standard sources and to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
PLANNING & ORGANIZING: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently. 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
High school diploma or equivalent.
Work Experience
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in procurement, administrative services or related area. Experience in public sector procurement processes and procedures is desirable. Experience using procurement information systems is desirable.
Languages
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Assessment
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
Special Notice
This position is temporarily available until 28 February 2019 and is subject to availability of post/funding. If the selected candidate is a staff member from the United Nations Secretariat, the selection will be administered as a temporary assignment. 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. This position is subject to local recruitment pursuant to staff rule 4.4 of the United Nations Staff Rules. All staff in the General Service and related categories shall be recruited in the country or within commuting distance of each office, irrespective of their nationality and of the length of time they may have been in the country. A staff member subject to local recruitment shall not be eligible for the allowances or benefits exclusively applicable to international recruitment. Passing the Global General Service Test (GGST) is a prerequisite for recruitment consideration in the General Services and related categories in the United Nations Secretariat. Applicants who have not passed the GGST at the time of application may be invited for the test after submitting an application. Having passed the Administrative Support Assessment Test in English at the United Nations Headquarters, Economic Commission for Africa, Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia, United Nations Office at Geneva, United Nations Office at Vienna, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda or International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; or the United Nations Accounting or Statistical Assistant Examination at the United Nations Headquarters may be accepted in lieu of the GGST. 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. Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation. 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.
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 or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, 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.
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.


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Security Coordination Officer, New York

Job Opening


Posting Title:

SECURITY COORDINATION OFFICER (Temporary Job Opening), P3 (Temporary Job Opening)


Job Code Title:

SECURITY COORDINATION OFFICER


Department/Office:

Department of Safety and Security


Duty Station:

NEW YORK


Posting Period:

26 October 2018 - 04 November 2018


Job Opening Number:

18-Security-DSS-105962-J-New York (R)


United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
Organizational Setting and Reporting

The Department of Safety and Security (DSS) is responsible for providing leadership, operational support and oversight of the security management system to enable the safest and most efficient conduct of the security programmes and activities of the United Nations System. The Division of Regional Operations (DRO) serves as the safety and security focal point for the field duty stations, providing primary operational and technical support. The Division is responsible for daily security coordination with the field. The advertised position is located within the Division of Regional Operations (DRO). The incumbent will report to the Regional Section Chief.


Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Regional Section Chief, in the Division of Regional Operation (DRO), Department of Safety and Security (DSS), the Security Coordination Officer (SCO) will perform the following duties:


  • Monitors, researches and assesses all factors on the state of UN security in the assigned geographic area; monitors the state of security preparedness of Designated Officials (DOs), Security Management Teams (SMTs), and Principal/Chief/Security Advisers (P/C/SAs) on a continual basis and updates the real-time security information system;
  • Establishes and conducts regular contacts and dialog with each P/C/SAs, drafting reports and analyzing developments in UN security;
  • Assists in developing options to cope with those situations;
  • Analyzes accumulated information and maintains a continuous picture of evolving global, regional or local political events affecting the security of UN personnel and dependents in the assigned area;
  • Takes the lead and provides substantive support on strategic projects relating to Peace keeping Operations;
  • Provides support to policies and guidance in view of security integration as requested.
  • Prepares and submits periodic and incidental reports for senior management; Submits a daily security report to the Chief of Desk which covers significant events and trends in assigned countries;
  • Prepares briefs, notes, reports, studies, after-action reports and recommendations on critical issues of interest to senior management.;
  • Conducts Desk reviews/audits of security reporting submitted from the field, such as Security Risk Management (SRM), Security Plans, Residential Security Measures specific to the duty stations, and incident reports submitted through the Safety and Security Incident Recording System (SIRSS);.
  • Prepares after action reports following all incidents.
  • Monitors security related preparedness and compliance of duty stations and in this regard, monitors the security planning and preparedness of DOs, SMTs, C/SAs, and provides relevant guidance and advice; Promotes information exchange with and among various duty stations to avoid common problems;
  • Participates in security missions such as interagency missions, Integrated Task Force (ITF) missions, Technical Assessment Missions (TAM), Non-Aligned Members (NAM) missions, Security Assessment visits, Fact-finding missions/inquiries.
  • Identifies and promotes best practices in security risk management, fact finding and investigative work;
  • Initiates and completes security projects in order to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the UN Security Section in UN Peacekeeping operation to include reviews of mission Security Sections staffing tables.
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.
Competencies
  • Professionalism: Knowledge of security management combined with solid background of military or other security specialization and some political and social knowledge of country of assignment. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; 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.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailor's language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Education

Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in security management, business administration, political/social science, psychology, international relations or a related field. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. A first-level university degree may be substituted with a diploma from a police or military education institution, college or academy obtained in the related field over a minimum of a three-year period.


Work Experience

A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in security, risk or disaster or emergency management in the public or private service areas, such as national security, military or police, or in a corporate environment is required. Of these, at least 2 years of international experience in security operations is required. Management experience in the public, private or corporate sector is required. A minimum of 2 years of international experience security management systems is desirable. A minimum of 2 years of international field experience in the Peace Keeping Missions within security is desirable. Experience in best practices in security risk management, fact-finding, and investigative work is desirable.


Languages

English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.


Assessment

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


Special Notice
  • This position is temporarily available for six months with a possibility of extension. The selection and extension of appointment of the selected candidate will be contingent on the return of the incumbent who maintains a lien against this post. If the selected candidate is an internal staff member of the UN Secretariat, the selection will be recorded as a temporary assignment.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.
  • The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) is taking efforts to improve gender parity, including full implementation of the UN-wide, and Departmental Gender Strategies. We are committed to providing an inclusive culture and exciting opportunities for women in the security and operations field.
  • Subject to the funding source of the position, the eligibility for this temporary job opening may be limited to candidates based at the duty station.
  • This temporary job opening may be limited to 'internal candidates,' who have been recruited through a competitive examination administered according to staff rule 4.16 or staff selection process including the review of a central review body established according to staff rule 4.15.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. Submitting an application or selection for the current temporary job opening does not delay or increase the mandatory age of separation.
  • 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.
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 or sexual abuse, or crimes other than minor traffic offences, 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.

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.


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