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Voter Education and Training Specialist

Bahir Dar (ETH)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Bahir Dar (ETH)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Elections
  • Closing Date: 2020-02-26

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Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Director NEBE or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Voter Education and Training Officer will:

  • Under the supervision of the Regional Director, contributes to the implementation of electoral programmes and processes in one or more of the following areas, as required: electoral training, capacity building, civic/voter education and external relations.
  • Supports the Regional Director in providing technical and operational advice in drafting, planning and implementing communication and outreach strategies and voter education plans.
  • Support the implementation of the public outreach and voter education activities.
  • Facilitate the NEBE Regional Office in mobilizing local authorities and civil society groups to support the participation of underrepresented groups, including women and youth, in the electoral process;
  • Provide inputs and monitor the implementation of NEBE gender public outreach and voter education strategy.
  • Provides advice and contributes to the capacity building and training in line with national and international good practices and commitments;
  • Reinforces the technical and operational capacity of NEBE in fields of public outreach and voter education, building on national and regional comparative experience and good practice.
  • Contributes to compiling periodic reports to headquarters.
  • Promotes dialogue efforts, including by convening structured meetings and similar activities to raise awareness about the different stages of the 2020 electoral process.
  • Perform other related duties as required
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education - Additional Comments:
  • University Degree in Business Administration, International Relations, Politics, law and other related fields with relevant field working experience in training
Required experience: 24 Months Experience remark:
  • At least 2 years’ experience in training and awareness involving a big target group is desirable.
  • Ability to work and act under pressure in a politically sensitive environment with comfort.
  • Excellent oral and written skills of the region are mandatory.
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills.
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in democratic governance volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Election support activities, Other civil society or community development experience Area of expertise details:
  • At least 2 years’ experience in training and awareness involving a big target group is desirable.
  • Fluency in spoken and written regional language is required;
  • Working knowledge of other languages in the region is an advantage;
Driving license: No Competencies values:

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections

of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink.

Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at

https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to

apply.

Application deadline: 26 February 2020

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