From 25 July 2018 to 25 July 2019
July 25, 2018
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 UN Resident Coordinator is the designated representative of the UN Secretary-General for development activities and the team leader of the UN Country Team, which in Moldova it is composed of 18 resident and non-resident UN agencies. She/he assumes the overall responsibility for and coordination of the development activities of the UN carried out at country level. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator, the UNV Programme Officer supports the RC Office and the UNCT to coordinate the work of the UN entities in Moldova with a focus on youth initiatives and volunteering, facilitates the implementation of the SDGs by encouraging and promoting volunteerism and muti-stakeholder partnerships, and assesses the legal and policy environment relating to volunteerism in the country. The Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) comprises the posts of Peace and Development Advisor, Coordination Analyst, M&E Analyst, Communication Analyst, and Administrative Assistant. The RCO is placed within the UN House with proximity to other UN agencies. More information on conditions and requirement you can find here: https://www.unv.org/sites/default/files/special_calls/MDAR000002.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.
Who You Need
Qualifications/Requirements Required Degree Level: Master degree or equivalent Education: Master’s degree in Economics, Public Administration, Social Science or any related field Required experience: 48 months Experience Remark: - Previous experience with the UN, particularly in the area of volunteering, awareness of SDGs related policy matters; - Capacity to liaise and work collaboratively with different networks including UNCT, state institutions, CSOs, youth organisations; - Demonstrated experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems; - Good communication skills - oral and written. Language Skills: English (mandatory), Level - Fluent
What to do
40 per week
Days off per week
Under the direct supervision of Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: - Supports implementation of the SDGs. - Contributes to development and implementation of activities on youth engagement and volunteerism. (read the full list of tasks here: https://www.unv.org/sites/default/files/special_calls/MDAR000002_0.pdf)
Bed and Board
Full reimbursement of travel expenses
Remuneration of labor
More info about conditions
The Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) 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 PostAdjustment Multiplier (PAM) to the VLA base rate of US$ 1,602. The VLA base rate is a global rate across the world, while the PAM is duty station/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.