UN Volunteer Jobs – Planning Officer – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Job Title:  Planning Officer   

Organisation: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Placement Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda


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.


About RSCE:

The Regional Service Centre in Entebbe, Uganda (RSCE) was established in July 2010, following the adoption of General Assembly resolution 64/269. The Centre provides efficient, client-oriented and scalable services with the goal of moving transactional, non-location dependent administrative functions to the Centre from its client entities. This includes transactional elements of human resources, finance, multimodal movement and control, personnel and cargo transport and information and communications technology (ICT) support.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Chief Strategic Planning and Capacity Building 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,
  • Provide expertise and technical advice on knowledge management tools, develop the communication strategies around them and promote their utilization by the Centre’s personnel, and ensure that they remain current and updated.
  • Support database implementation, data collection systems (including research, collection, clean-up), data analytics that optimize statistical efficiency and quality. Combine information from different sources to develop reports, dashboards or other tools to effectively summarize findings and convey information to management.
  • Conduct research, prepare briefs, frameworks, action plans and reports on strategic improvements to RSCE operations and service delivery.
  • Support the testing of the Business Continuity Plan and the devolution.
  • 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.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
  • Set aside dedicated time for capacity development through coaching, mentoring and formal and on-the-job training.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant for the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Planning Officer job must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in 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.
  • At least five years of experience in United Nations or similar International Organizations, preferably related to knowledge management, process improvement in administrative areas is required.
  • Experience in data analysis and in preparation of reports for senior management are required.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft applications (Office 365, etc.)
  • Area(s) of expertise: Development programmes, Crisis and emergency response
  • Nationality: Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.
  • Age: 27 – 80 years
  • Languages: English, Level: Fluent, Required. French, Level: Working knowledge, Desirable


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


How to Apply:

All candidates for the aforementioned United Nations Volunteers (UNV) job should apply online at the link below.


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Deadline: 14th March 2024


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Date Posted 2024-03-01
Valid Through 2024-03-14
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)
Job Location Entebbe, Entebbe, Entebbe, 0256, Uganda

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