Project Assistant – Land and Peace

at UN Volunteer
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Date Posted October 15, 2020
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency SDG

Description

Under the general supervision of and the technical guidance of the Project Manager - Land and the Governance and Stabilization Unit, the UN Volunteer will provide support in a range of programme and coordination issues, both in the field and at country office level. Her/his tasks will include but will not be limited to the following:

  • Support inclusive research on customary and modern land title system and establish links with Darfur based academic institutions on the land and Peace subjects.
  • Collect background information on studies, research's done on subjects related to land and provide summaries to the project manager on existing knowledge base.
  • Follow up implementation of land activities carried out directly or through partners in North Darfur state and submit monitoring reports
  • Support consultants, contractors, implementing partners and engaged NGOs in fulfilling their assigned tasks within the land component framework.
  • Support implementation of all land activities in Darfur.
  • Any other tasks to be assigned by the Project Manager - Land or her/his delegate.

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Bachelor degree in Land studies, Natural Resource Management, peace studies or relevant field;

Required experience: 24 Months

Experience remark:

  • Proven experience in community work, conducting and managing hard-to-manage community consultations and focus group discussions.
  • Previous work experience with Darfur Youth Volunteers is an asset.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise: Other communications related experience, Community participation and development, Translation and interpretation

Area of expertise details:

  • Ability to research and summarize long studies and researches on issues related to Land.
  • Proven experience in community work, conducting and managing hard-to-manage community consultations and focus group discussions.
  • Motivation and commitment to achieve results in transparent and inclusive manner.
  • Knowledge of UNDP and UN system programming is desirable.
  • Age, Gender, and Diversity (AGD) awareness and demonstrated ability to perform effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written in English and Arabic are required with ability to translate small texts from Arabic to English.
  • Ability to work effectively under stress and in crisis situations.
  • Priority will be given to candidates who demonstrate a high level of motivation and good communication, social, and interpersonal skills.
  • High ability to effectively perform duties under circumstances with political and ethnic sensitivity.
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and qualitative research skills
  • Experience and ability to organize and implement training sessions.
  • Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.
  • Ability to apply gender equity principles in mainstreamed manner.

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

 

Applying Instructions

  • 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 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 to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Sudan and legal residents in Sudan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 27-10-2020

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