United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Electoral Advisor (Civic Education and Training)

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Job Description

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

Description of task Under the supervision of the senior electoral officer, the incumbent will be in charge to help the competent electoral authorities to conceive all tools of civic education on the set of the electoral process on the national territory. He will be working in narrow collaboration with the national electoral body, the Volunteer will:  Facilitate and help the National Elections Authority (ANE) members in their capacity reinforcement.

 Support the members of the local structures of the ANE in organizing meetings with key social authorities at the prefectures and local levels (traditional authorities, religious authorities and political authorities and women groups) to inform them about the election process, the ANE, and the civic & voter education campaign.

 Support the members of the local structures of the ANE in the development of civic and voter education campaign.

 Support / assist the members of the local structures of the ANE in the implementation of sensitization and information activities on the electoral process, the voting procedure etc.…  Support the members of the local structures of the ANE in developing a cooperation networks with the NGO’s.

 Assist through the members of the local structures of the ANE provincial office of the Independent Electoral Commission, the NGO in the conception of sensitization activities towards the population.

 Support in the development of sensitization and civic / voter education material.

 Ensure monitoring and give a feedback to headquarters on the civic education activities in the field.

 Support the implementation of training/briefing trainers on civic education when required.

 Collaborate in preparing the electoral division field office SITREPs.

 Encouraging, mobilizing and supporting co-workers, fellow UN Volunteers and members of the local community to play an active part in development on a voluntary basis;  Any other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Master degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments: political sciences, social, relations international, Law, public Administration or other related domains, or professional formation attested equivalent punished by a diploma and completed by an experience in applicable domains, in particular the electoral education Required experience: 36 Months Experience remark: At least 3 years of experience in the electoral domain, in particular in the in developing countries, the experience acquired in the field of multilateral or international missions being privileged.

Work in group: Faculty to interact, to establish and to maintain efficient way with the colleagues, the hierarchical superior as well with people having the different cultures, to have good relations of work in the respect of the diversities, Language skills:
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Other educational, teaching or training experience Driving license: Yes
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