Job Opening

Posting Title: Capacity Development Coordinator
Department/Office: United Nations Office at Geneva
Duty Station: GENEVA
Posting Period: 13 July 2021 - 20 July 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-United Nations Office at Geneva-159581-Individual Contractor
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Result of Service

In a continuation of the recent international meeting of mine action Directors and United Nations Advisers (NDM-UN), the Capacity Development Coordinator will be responsible for identifying the capacity enhancement needs and coordinate activities for the development of institutional and managerial capacities of government, communities and institutions engaged in Mine action activities. Under the overall guidance of the Chief, UNMAS Geneva, the role of the Capacity Development Coordinator will focus on organising and facilitating hybrid capacity-building workshops, trainings and consultations planned for in-country missions while effectively and in a timely manner, liaising and interacting with colleagues and concerned parties internally and externally. The services will be limited to a five months period.

Work Location

Geneva

Expected duration

The services will be limited to a five months period.
Expected start date: 1 August 2021.

Duties and Responsibilities

This Individual Contractor opening is located in the Geneva office of United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) within the Office of the Rule of Law and Security Institutions (OROLSI) in the Department of Peace Operations (DPO). The incumbent will report to the Chief of the UNMAS Geneva office.

Within limits of delegated authority, the Capacity Development Coordinator will be responsible for the following duties:

• Identify and compile capacity development requirements in the Mine Action sector through hybrid consultations and surveys.
• Organise and facilitate workshops and consultations, prepare workshop materials, liaise with relevant stakeholder, produce timely reports and support administrative and logistic activities.
• Deliver effective capacity enhancement support to local and national authorities, NGO’s, women-led organisations.
• Provide institutional and technical support in preparing capacity development materials and training tools.
• Produce and contribute to updating online content, newsletters and other publications to promote capacity development good practices.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/special skills

Experience:
• Applicants must have completed a first university degree programme (minimum bachelor’s level or equivalent). A Master’s degree is a plus.
• Experience in planning or organizing workshops, consultations and conferences is required.
• Experience building and sustaining positive relationships with key stakeholders.
• Experience working as part of a team.
• Experience in general office support or related area preferably in an international organization is desirable.
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, written and ICT skills.
• Knowledge of established practices pertaining to administrative support and records management for an international organization is desirable.

Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English and French is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.

Additional Information

Established in 1997, the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) works to eliminate the threat posed by mines, explosive remnants of war and improvised explosive devices by coordinating United Nations mine action, leading operational responses at the country level, and supporting the development of standards, policies and norms. As a specialized service of the United Nations located within the Department of Peace Operations, UNMAS operates under UN legislative mandates of both the General Assembly and the Security Council. UNMAS also responds to specific requests for support from the UN Secretary-General or designated official.

For more information, please visit: https://www.unmas.org/en and https://www.globalprotectioncluster.org/themes/mine-action/

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

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