С 25 июля 2018 по 25 июля 2019
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25 июля 2018 г.
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide.
Duration of the project is 12 months Expected Starting Date: Immediate The Pacific Small Island Development States (PSIDS) are threatened by natural hazards such as cyclones, earthquakes, tsunami, volcanoes, droughts and floods. Such is the extent of their vulnerability that majority of the PSIDS face grave consequences from global warming and the negative effects of climate change as well as geophysical hazards. As part of UNDP’s ongoing efforts in Disaster Risk Management (DRM), the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji promotes preparedness, early recovery, resilience and risk-informed development. UNDP is guided by the Sendai Framework of Action and its five priority areas for Disaster Risk Reduction. Within the UNDP Strategic Plan, building resilience through disaster risk reduction, preparedness, response and recovery is a priority and aimed at supporting countries efforts to reduce the likelihood of conflict and lower the risk of natural disasters, including from climate change. The International UN Youth Volunteer will provide critical support towards three inter-related objectives; i) Enhanced capacities of the UNDP Pacific Office towards management of climate change and disaster resilience related projects and programmes; ii) Successful implementation of the Russian funded RESPAC project with specific focus on technical advice on and innovative support to RESPAC initiatives especially in the areas of Climate Early Warning Systems (CLEWS) and Disaster Finance; and iii) novel and sound business development and pipeline management enhance the ability of UNDP Pacific Office to leverage and maximize various partnerships and opportunities for development financing. It also contributes to ensuring financial sustainability of the organization through enabling better informed and more accurate resources projections and making necessary adjustments in internal resource planning. (S)he will devise new angles of support dictated by a changing environment and subsequent needs of countries in line with the Project Document. More information on conditions and requirement you can find here: https://www.unv.org/sites/default/files/special_calls/FJIR000046.pdf Application procedure: * Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please 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 (assignment) to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please 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 (assignment) to which you would like to apply.
Qualifications/Requirements Education: Preferable MSc with affinity with disaster risk management and climate services, with strong computational skills. MSc or BSc in engineering, data and information management, related studies. Experience Remark: Project management role or implementation of disaster risk management and climate services as well as data and information analysis capacity. Demonstrated interest and/or experience (up to 2 years) in Climate, Adaptation, DRM, Climate Change, Development, Data Analysis and/or Information Management. Language Skills: English (mandatory), Level - Fluent
Количество рабочих часов
40 в неделю
Количество выходных дней в неделю
The UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: - Pro-actively supports the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Climate Information related elements of the RESPAC Team’s projects; Supports aspects of the enhanced Data Collection, Capacity Building and Data Management of National Disaster Management Offices, Meteorological Services and other institutions for coordination; - Provides support on the implementation of DRM related projects and initiatives and shares activities’ results; - Assist strengthening technical and strategic partnerships in close coordination with key national, regional and international stakeholders in Climate Data and Services, disaster preparedness and recovery and support knowledge sharing and resource mobilisation; - Support, and learn from, all aspects of the RESPAC Project, inclusive of other projects’ implementation and pipeline business development.
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A UN Volunteer receives a Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) per month and is paid at the end of each month to cover housing, utilities, transportation, communications and other basic needs. The VLA can be computed by applying the Post-Adjustment Multiplier (PAM) to the VLA base rate of US$1,282. The VLA base rate is a global rate, while the PAM is country-specific and fluctuates on a monthly basis according to the cost of living. Allowances provided are: - volunteer living allowance: a monthly allowance intended to cover basic living expenses - travel expenses: for travel to duty station upon appointment and for repatriation at the end of the assignment - settling-in-grant: a grant calculated on the duration of assignment, paid at the beginning of the assignment - insurances: life, health and permanent disability insurance - annual leave - resettlement allowance: calculated based on the duration of assignment, paid upon satisfactory completion of the assignment.