Humanitarian Assistance Officer job at UNRCO
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Vacancy title:
Humanitarian Assistance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Human Resources ]

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Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 03 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 19 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Task description
Under the direct supervision of the RCO Partnerships and Development Coordination Officer, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
• Support overall humanitarian operational coordination from the RCO.
• Contribute to the preparation of various written documents, such as development of humanitarian financing proposals (e.g. CERF applications); response/contingency plans; needs assessment reports, appeals; and others, as needed.
• Assist in the design and preparation of updates on humanitarian situations, contribute to communication materials and others, as needed.
• Research, analyse and present information gathered from diverse sources on assigned topics or trends that may affect the humanitarian situation, related operations or UN programmes on the ground.
• Contribute and support to meetings, with preparation of presentations, remarks, agen-das, meeting minutes, etc.
• Assist in the organization of meetings, workshops, etc. with other agencies and part-ners to facilitate coordination of the UN humanitarian response.
• Participate in field missions, if needed.
• Perform other duties as required.

Eligibility criteria
18 – 26
Additional eligibility criteria
This assignment is funded by the Government of Sweden and therefore specific criteria apply: ELIGIBILITY – Candidates must be Swedish nationals. – Candidates must be between 18 and 29 years of age at the time of application (the above-mentioned age range does not apply). – Candidates who already served on a UN Youth Volunteer assignment funded by the Government of Sweden are not eligible. APPLICATION – If you are above the age of 26, a notification will be displayed that you are not eligible to apply. You may ignore this and proceed with submitting your application. – You may apply to a maximum of three assignments and indicate the order of preference in the ‘Additional remarks’ field when filling in the application form. – Application deadline: 14 July 2024 SELECTION – Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the country of assignment. Interviews will be conducted by the UN Host Entities in August. MANDATORY TRAINING IN SWEDEN Prior to deployment, selected candidates must attend a mandatory preparation training in Sweden, organized by Sida. The training will take place from 14 to 18 October. +++ UN Volunteer entitlement calculator: +++

Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.
Donor priorities

Required experience
1 years of experience in or demonstrated interest in humanitarian affairs, emergency preparedness, crisis/emergency support.
• Experience in the field in emergency situations (natural disaster or others) would be a strong asset.
• Experience in a humanitarian context with the UN Common System or other comparable international organization is desirable.
• Demonstrated interest and/or professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development programme coordination or other relevant pro-grammes.
• Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
• Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing.
• Expertise in donor mapping, aid tracking, results-based management, and programme-based approaches will be an asset.
• Sound analytical and organizational skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners.
• Ability to work with tight deadlines.
• Experience in the Southern Africa Region is an asset.

Area(s) of expertise
Crisis and emergency response, Development programmes, Social work
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English, Level: Fluent, Required
Required education level
Bachelor degree or equivalent in Humanitarian, Development, Social Studies or International Relations.

Competencies and values
. Adaptability and Flexibility
. Client Orientation
. Commitment and Motivation
. Commitment to Continuous Learning
. Communication
. Ethics and Values
. Integrity
. Planning and Organizing
. Professionalism
. Respect for Diversity
. Self-Management
. Working in Teams

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, July 03 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 19-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-06-2066
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