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UNDP Vacancies 2023 for National Field Officer Jobs in Yambio Location.
UNDP Jobs in Yambio 2023:- New job notification not for UNDP job opportunity portal for the post of National Field Officer. National Field Officer Vacancy is for the Yambio location. Candidates should apply through www.undp.org before the last date which is 23/03/2023.
National Field Officer Jobs at UNDP Details
|Recruiter Name||UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)|
|Name of Vacancy||National Field Officer Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
|Top Job Category of the day||NGO Jobs in South Sudan|
National Field Officer Jobs Description
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Strategic Coordination/Deputy Head of Office (Operations) and under the overall guidance of the Head of strategic Coordination, the National Field Officer will be responsible for supporting and strengthening the capacities of the Government of South Sudan and humanitarian agencies to prepare for mitigate and respond to humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan.
In particular, the national Field Officer will work with Head of the Sub Office to monitor and document ongoing and developing humanitarian crises, population movements, and humanitarian space and access within an assigned geographical area. S/he will support the coordination and implementation of inter-agency needs assessment missions, humanitarian response monitoring missions and other field work, and will strengthen humanitarian coordination mechanisms in the field.
Key Duties and Accountabilities
Coordinate and participate in rapid emergency needs assessments in various states; Analyse and prioritize assessments and recommendation; advocacy on humanitarian emergency situations; Follow up on assessment recommendations to ensure appropriate interventions are carried out in a timely manner; Assist the Head of Emergency Preparedness.
Coordinate linkage within sectors and between agencies to facilitate emergency interventions; Establish and maintain strong working relationship with all humanitarian actors, the local communities, and the South Sudanese authorities; Take part in relevant coordination forums/mechanism.
Support coordination of preparedness including hazard mapping of potential emergency situations; Support monitoring and pre-positioning of emergency response supply levels and highlight gaps in capacity to address emergencies; Support and provide input in state contingency planning process, including integration of national and state level preparedness and response plans.
Ability to Interact/Liaise with Government, NGOs and local authorities to advocate and/or assist counterparts in the formulation, implementation and evaluation and emergency assistance.
Maintain engagement with political and security monitoring and analysis as part of routine monitoring; Assist in the facilitation and drafting of training sessions in Emergency Preparedness and Reponses training
Fluency in written and spoken English is required; Knowledge of Local Language Arabic
Minimum of two years with master’s degree or four years with bachelor’s degree in social Sciences.
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
At least 4 years’ experience in a similar position with an international organization engaged in relief and development work in South Sudan
Experience in conducting humanitarian assessments and in implementing humanitarian programs
Experience with humanitarian coordination, preferably in leadership roles;
Experience working with Government of South Sudan humanitarian counterparts and capacity building;
Understanding of humanitarian operations and principles;
Ability to communicate clearly with a demonstrated openness in sharing information and keeping people informed;
Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of actors under significant time and logistical constraints and deliver results;
Excellent computer knowledge (Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint), E-Mail programmes (Lotus Notes preferred or MS Outlook), Internet search machines and responsible virus free internet usage’
Knowledge of handling GPS receivers and Thuraya phone will be an added advantage
Expected Demonstration of Competencies
Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
Learn Continuously LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
Adapt with Agility LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
Act with Determination LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
Engage and Partner LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
Enable Diversity and Inclusion LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination
Cross-Functional & Technical competencies
Cross-Functional – Strategic Thinking Ability to develop effective strategies and prioritized plans in line with UNDP’s objectives, based on the systemic analysis of challenges, potential risks and opportunities, linking the vision to reality on the ground, and creating tangible solutions.
Ability to leverage learning from a variety of sources to anticipate and respond to future trends; to demonstrate foresight in order to model what future developments and possible ways forward look like for UNDP.
Cross-Functional – Knowledge Generation Ability to research and turn information into useful knowledge, relevant for context, or responsive to a stated need.
Cross-Functional – Communication Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience.
Ability to manage communications internally and externally, through media, social media and other appropriate channels.
Cross-Functional – Customer Satisfaction/Client Management Ability to respond timely and appropriately with a sense of urgency, provide consistent solutions, and deliver timely and quality results and/or solutions to fulfil and understand the real customers’ needs.
Provide inputs to the development of customer service strategy.
Look for ways to add value beyond clients’ immediate requests.
Ability to anticipate client’s upcoming needs and concerns.
Cross-Functional – Effective Decision-Making Ability to take decisions in a timely and efficient manner in line with one’s authority, area of expertise and resources.
Technical/ External Relations and Advocacy/ Communications – Advocacy strategy and implementation Ability to create and implement advocacy strategies which lead to impactful change
Technical/ External Relations and Advocacy/ Communications – Writing and editing Ability to create and/or edit written content in different UN languages.
Candidates selected pursuant to this vacancy may be subject to UNDP’s policy on Probation upon assignment.
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