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UNMISS Vacancies 2023 for Associate Humanitarian Liaison Officer Jobs in Juba Location.
UNMISS Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for UNMISS job opportunity portal for the post of Associate Humanitarian Liaison Officer. Associate Humanitarian Liaison Officer Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through unmiss.unmissions.org before the last date which is 22/06/2023.
Associate Humanitarian Liaison Officer Jobs at UNMISS Details
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Associate Humanitarian Liaison Officer Jobs Description
Org. Setting and Reporting
This position is located in the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), Juba. Juba is classified in the “E” category and as a non-family duty station. The incumbent will work in the Fund Secretariat of the South Sudan Multi Partner Trust Fund for Reconciliation, Stabilization, and Resilience and will report directly to the Fund Manager.
Within delegated authority, the P-2 Associate Humanitarian Liaison Officer will be responsible for performing the following duties:
•Support the overall management and monitoring of the South Sudan Multi-Partner Trust Fund for Reconciliation, Stabilization, and Resilience (South Sudan RSRTF). Assist in the design and preparation of studies on Reconciliation, Stabilization, and Resilience related issues and in various follow-up activities.
•Supports the full project cycle including review and revision of project proposals and guides applicants on recommended revisions; ensures the proper use and spending of donor contributions channeled through the Fund.
•Acts as Secretariat focal point for select programs and/or small grants, identifies issues in program management or coordination and implementation and makes recommendations for corrective measures.
•Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources on assigned topics/issues.
•Contributes to the preparation of various written documents, e.g. drafts sections of the Fund operations manual, reports, background papers, policy guidelines, documents etc.
•Develops and maintains reference/resource information on specific Fund-related issues; responds to various inquiries and information requests internally and externally.
•Leads liaison with the Administrative Agent on Fund administration issues and grant transfers and issues related to programme/Fund extension and programme/Fund closure
•Assists in the organization of meetings, and, workshops, etc. with other agencies and partners to facilitate exchanges of professional expertise and views on specific Reconciliation, Stabilization, and Resilience -related subjects/issues; Plans and prepares meetings of the Steering Committee and serves as reporter to such events.
•Maintains awareness of relevant countrywide security, social and political events or other developments in specific subject area, country or region concerned.
•Participates in lessons learned exercises, audits and evaluations and field monitoring missions.
•Participates in mobilization of relevant resources including drafting sections of proposals.
•Assists in the management of the RSRTF Secretariat office. This includes procurement, liaising with vendors, tracking fund expenditure and supporting to onboard Secretariat colleagues
•Performs other duties as required.
• Professionalism: Knowledge and understanding of humanitarian, emergency relief assistance and related humanitarian issues. Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of issues/problems. Ability to develop sources for data collection. Conceptual analytical and evaluative skills to conduct independent research and analysis, including familiarity with and experience in the use of various research sources, including electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, work under pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery). 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.
• 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.
• 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.
An advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in political science, social science, international studies, business administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian affairs, peacekeeping, rehabilitation, development, programme management or related area, is required.
Proven experience in direct project or grant management and budgeting is required.
Experience working on large scale projects and multi-organisational initiatives is desirable.
Experience working within the UN common system, Non-Governmental Organisation or other comparable international organisation is desirable
Field experience in a conflict or post-conflict context is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency-based interview.
• This position is temporarily available for an initial period of six (6) months. 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.
• 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.
• 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.
The United Nations Secretariat is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance and geographical diversity in its staff. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
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.
Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process.
The paramount consideration in the appointment, transfer, or promotion of staff shall be the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. By accepting an offer of appointment, United Nations staff members are subject to the authority of the Secretary-General and assignment by him or her to any activities or offices of the United Nations in accordance with staff regulation 1.2 (c). In this context, all internationally recruited staff members shall be required to move periodically to discharge new functions within or across duty stations under conditions established by the Secretary-General.
Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.
The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.
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