United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

AIS Program Development Support Officer

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Job Description

Eligibility criteria Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task Under the direct supervision of AIS Project Coordinator based in Jakarta, Indonesia, the UN Youth Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
  1. Lead on the youth engagement and representation in the Asia Pacific including to compile relevant contacts, creating a database of AIS’ stakeholders (start-up, universities, academic institutions) and liaising with relevant partners.
  2. Support AIS Secretariat team members in implementing of AIS program including the preparation the events, development the program activities, and writing AIS program documents.
  3. Support AIS Secretariat team members in undertaking Desk Research and Analysis of the regional blue economy responses, including identifying data gaps, opportunities and priorities for action, as needed.
  4. Support AIS team members in conducting social media and website management tasks especially for Asia Pacific contents (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn).
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments: Minimum 1 year of relevant professional experiences for bachelor’s degree, preferably in the field of Social Sciences, International Relations, Environment studies, Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Sciences, Marine Studies or related field.

Required experience: Experience remark:
  • Demonstrated interest and/or 1 year experience in Climate Change mitigation and adaptation, blue economy, marine plastic debris, good maritime governance areas.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills, research and analytical thinking;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Fluency in spoken and written English required.
  • Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, Internship) would be highly regarded;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).
  • Currently resides and is a citizen of Fiji
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Other civil society or Community Development experience Driving license: No Competencies values: Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams     Application deadline: 23 March 2021
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