UN Planning Officer Job Vacancies – United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Job Title:    Planning Officer

Organization: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Chief
Strategic Planning Unit

About US:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to
peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to
integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into
development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism.
UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and
reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  Under the
direct supervision of the Chief Strategic Planning Unit, the UN Volunteer will
undertake the following tasks:

Support the Unit Chief in devising, supporting,
reviewing and monitoring the implementation of RSCE corporate strategies and
initiatives, such as: Capacity Building, Knowledge Management, and Business
Continuity Planning, Multilingualism, and process improvement projects.

Provide expertise and technical advice on
knowledge management tools, develop the communication strategies around them,
and promote their active by the Centre’s personnel, and ensure that they remain
current and updated.

Conduct research, collect data, prepare briefs,
frameworks, action plans and reports on strategic improvements to RSCE
operations and service delivery.

Support the testing of the Business Continuity
Plan, the devolution, and the weekly accounting for staff.

Support the operationalizing of the Centre’s
multilingualism strategy in line with the Secretary General’s initiative.

Identify key contacts, constituencies, and
opportunities for strategic partnerships to facilitate service delivery
improvements and maintain working relationships.

Design, and test e-tools and products aiming at
creating efficiencies and enhanced working methods.

Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

The applicant must hold an Advanced university
degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in International relations,
peacekeeping, International Organizations, Business Administration and
Management, public administration, social studies or humanities related fields.

A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience
in international affairs, preferably related to knowledge management and
process improvement, in administrative areas with international organizations
(preferably United Nations) is required. Experience in data analysis and in
supporting preparation of reports for senior management are required.

Competencies values: Client
Orientation, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Managing
Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity,
Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Area of expertise: Development programme
management, Other emergency management experience

Computer skills: Microsoft applications (Excel,
Word, Power Point, Microsoft applications (Office 365)etc.)

Proficiency in English is required. Knowledge of
other official UN languages would be an asset.

Language skills: English(Mandatory),
Level – Fluent. French(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge

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

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations
Volunteers UNV in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

Click Here

Deadline: 6th
September 2020

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