AFRICAN UNION CAREERS , MARCH 2017


ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

BILINGUAL SECRETARY

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT OFFICER

HEAD OF SECURITY SECTOR REFORM

HEAD, PLANNING, MONITORING & EVALUATION DIVISION

HEAD, SAFETY AND SECURITY

IPED COORDINATOR

LEGAL OFFICER (CODIFICATION)

OFFICE ASSISTANT/ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT OFFICER

SECURITY SECTOR REFORM (SSR) OFFICER

SENIOR POLITICAL OFFICER – HUMAN RIGHTS

SENIOR LEGAL OFFICER (RESEARCH AND CODIFICATION)

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NAFASI ZA KAZI UMOJA WA MATAIFA – MARCH 2017


Roster campaign for Medical Officers (P4) in UN field missions

Looking for qualified candidates for inclusion in the Medical Officer (P4) roster.

A minimum 7 years of clinical experience including 2 years of combined management experience is required. At least 1 year of experience in international environments is required.

Knowledge of French is desirable.

Deadline: 14 April 2017

Are you a statistician?

ESCAP is looking for a Senior Statistician (P5) in Tokyo.

A minimum 10 years of experience in system, planning and implementation of statistical programmes is required. A minimum 5 years of experience in the design, organization and management of training is required.
Knowledge of Japanese is highly desirable.

What education and work experience do you need for P3 entry level professionals?
For P3 positions, you should normally have a first-level university degree, combined with a minimum 5 years of work experience.
 If you do not have work experience, you may qualify for the young professionals programme (YPP).
Check our website here: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SC

Exciting opportunity to work on gender equality!

The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali is looking for a Senior Gender Affairs Officer in Bamako (P5).
A minimum of 10 years of experience in policy, advisory and programme management is required, preferably related to the promotion of gender equality.

Fluency in English and French is required.
Deadline: 18 March 2017
Link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=70307

What are the junior positions in the UN?
Junior positions are referred to as “P2”.
For P2, a minimum 2 years of relevant work experience is required.
No experience is required if applying to the young professionals programme (YPP).
See requirements for P2 professionals here: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=SC

Are you interested in working in the UN headquarters in Nairobi?
The United Nations DGACM is looking for a Chief of Section, Conference Services in Nairobi (P5).
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in administration, budget, finance, human resources management or related field is required.
Fluency in English is required; Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
Deadline: 15 April 2017
Link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=70667

Are you ready to be a volunteer in the United Nations?
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide.
There are three places you can volunteer: abroad, in your country and online.
For more information, please click: https://www.unv.org/become-volunteer

Are you a recognised leader in the procurement area?
UNON is looking for a Chief of Section, Procurement in Nairobi (P5)
A minimum of 10 years’ experience in procurement or related field in multicultural institutions is required .
Deadline: 15 April 2017
Women applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for this position!
Apply now: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=68697 

Vacancies in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Montreal!

· Chief of Finance Branch (D1)
· Chief of Accounting Service Section (P5)
· HR Specialist (P3)

For more information about these job openings, click: https://careers-new.icao.int/…/professional-and-higher-cate…

Are you an IT talent in New York?
Looking for an Information Systems Assistant (G6) and an Information Systems Officer (P3) – UN Department of Management
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.
Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Check the job requirements and apply now:
G6: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=74901 
P3: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=74907

UNEP is hiring a Chief of Section, Content and Client Services (P5) in Nairobi.
A minimum of 10 years of experience in communication, media production, publishing, business administration or related field is required.
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Link: https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=74187

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Senior Researcher Wanted at REPOA Policy Research for Development

The Guardian, 13/3/2017.

The Senior Researcher will be engaged to support the research team in carrying out high quality research, in reaching out to key stakeholders for increased research uptake, and in mobilizing resources for further research work.

Objective of the assignment
The main objective of the assignment is to enhance local research capacity to undertake research in the REPOA thematic areas.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
1. Design, coordinate and undertake research, covering both theoretical, empirical and policy issues in areas related to REPOA’s research agenda;
2. Facilitate seminars and policy workshops on key research findings that are relevant for policy dialogue and development
3. Work with junior researchers in a bid to strengthen their capacity in conducting high quality research leading into publications and outreach to strategic stakeholders;
4. Lead REPOA research team in writing credible research proposals for REPOA’s sustainability;
5. Provide guidance and mentorship to junior researchers on reviewing their research outputs for publications;
6. Identify training needs for researchers and preparing modalities for capacity development;
7. Support the respective research directorates in quality assurance for research outputs

Expected deliverables
The following deliverables are expected at the end of the assignment:
1. At least four (4) articles co-authored with REPOA staff submitted for publication in international journals with at least 50% acceptance rate;
2. At least one (1) special issue co-authored with REPOA staff published;
3. At least four (4) working papers co-authored with REPOA staff published;
4. At least four (4) policy briefs co-authored with REPOA staff published;
5. At least four (4) research outputs co-authored with REPOA staff presented to the general public and media;
6. At least four (4) internal seminars for REPOA staff capacity building delivered.

Required Qualifications and Experience
The candidate must have the following qualification:
1. Holder of a PhD in the field of Social Sciences.
2. Minimum 10 (ten) years of experience in research capacity building and related activities
3. Minimum five years of experience working on issues on developing countries. Working experience in developing countries is an added advantage
4. Intensive knowledge of research as reflected in at least5 publications in the reputable refereed journals
5. Experience working in multidisciplinary research teams
6. Experience in preparing and funding proposals for Think Tanks

Duration of the assignment
The duration of the assignment is 18 (eighteen) months with an expected start timeline by April/May 2017 through to December 2018.

Reporting
The researcher will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Senior Researchers and Team leaders.

Working arrangements
The researcher will be based in Dar es Salaam at REPOA office

Intellectual Property
REPOA shall, solely and exclusively, own all rights in and to any work created in connection with this contract. The researcher shall not be allowed to post or publish (electronically or in print) any proposal-related information without the explicit consent of REPOA.

Evaluation process
• Professional Qualifications: 20%
• Experience in research capacity building and related activities: 20%
• experience working on issues on developing countries: 10%
• Knowledge of research as reflected in at least 5 publications in the reputable refereed journals: 20%
• Experience in preparing of strategies and funding proposals for Think Tanks: 20%
• Experience working in multidisciplinary research teams: 10%

NOTE
Only candidates that obtain a minimum of 70pts out of a maximum 100pts will be considered for further selection process and contract negotiation.

Remunerations
Remunerations will be negotiable but commensurate with the qualification, experience in related field and deliverables outlined.

Application Instructions
Applications should be clearly marked “Application for Name of the position” and addressed to: The Executive Director, REPOA 157 Mgombani Street, Regent Estate P.O. Box 33223, Dar es Salaam.

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