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VAGA : UNV – Local development and Youth Specialist, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau

  • Cidade: Bissau
  • Estado: Guiné-Bissau
  • País: Guiné-Bissau
  • Criado: 09/02/2020 21:29
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Local development and Youth Specialist

International Specialist

Host entity : IOM
Country : Guinea Bissau
Language skills : English, Portuguese, French
Start date : 29 March 2020
Duration : 6 months with possibility of extension
Application deadline : 16 February 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

  • Maintain coordination with appropriate IOM units, field offices, the Regional Office (RO) in Dakar and the Headquarters (HQs) and IOM Guinea Conakry (project management site) related to an integrated approach to promote employment and address irregular migration activities and other programmes related to diaspora, labour and migration issues;
  • Coordinate creation of income generating activities for youth with a particular focus on environmental sensitive micro business such (i.e. recycling, environmental sensitive energy systems etc) and initiating partnership with CSOs under this deliverable.
  • Support development of sustainable business plan for income generating activities;
  • Promote and initiate South-South cooperation and peer learning as envisioned under the project.
  • Maintain close links with all relevant stakeholders working on labour and migration in Guinea Bissau.
  • In coordination with civil society, community-based organizations and governmental stakeholders, develop and implement awareness raising activities on safe migration.
  • Plan and deliver training of trainers for relevant government officials and civil society on the links between migration & development.
  • Oversee the financial management of the overall project including ensuring that all expenditures are recorded in the system and that IOM procurement procedures, amongst all other procedures, are duly followed.
  • Prepare regular donor reports about the project activities and regularly update the donor on the project progress or challenges encountered; prepare briefings, statistical/narrative reports, and background information as required including
    specific information requested by governments and other entities.
  • Draft and coordinate cooperation agreements and Memorandum of Understanding with government entities, donors, UN partner agencies, NGOs, contractors and other stakeholders, in close coordination with the Office of Legal Affairs in the Headquarters.
  • Contribute to the Labour Mobility and Human Development regional network and provide inputs as requested by the regional specialist based in Dakar.
  • Undertake duty travels, in line with prevailing security restrictions, relating to project assessments, liaison with counterparts, monitoring and project implementation, as required.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in the area of local development, agriculture, environment, social sciences.

36 Months

· Experience in project development and programme management in the area of agriculture, environment, youth employability, local development;

· Experience in liaising with government authorities, other national/international institutions and NGOs;

· Good knowledge of project formulation, administration and evaluation techniques and practices;

· Experience in community engagement activities;

· Good level of computer literacy, including database applications;

· Demonstrated record of supervising staff and coordinating administrative activities;

Working experience in field is an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
Development programme management, Agricultural economics, Community participation and development

Language skills: Fluency in Portuguese and English. Working knowledge of French is considered an asset.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 16 February 2020

 

 

 

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