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Outreach and Inclusive Education Assistant

Beirut (Lebanon)

  • Organization: UNV - United Nations Volunteers
  • Location: Beirut (Lebanon)
  • Grade: National Specialist - Locally recruited Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication and Public Information
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Administrative support
    • Disability Rights
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-20

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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 Education Specialist, Equity and Inclusion or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Outreach and Inclusive Education Assistant will:

  • Collect, analyze, verify, and synthesize information to facilitate programme development, design and preparation;
  • Support preparation of technical reports and provide inputs for programme preparation and documentation, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and relevancy;
  • Prepare required documentations and materials to facilitate the programme review and approval process by working closely and collaboratively with internal colleagues and external counterparts.
  • Provide technical and operational support to programme implementation;
  • Undertake field visits and surveys and share information with stakeholders to assess progress, report on critical issues, bottlenecks, and potential problems for timely action to achieve results;
  • Contribute to identifying, capturing, synthesizing, and sharing lessons learned for knowledge development and capacity development of partners and stakeholders;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor;
Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level Bachelor degree or equivalent Educational additional comments
  • Education qualification in the area of Education or Social Sciences or Management.
Required experience 24 Months Experience remark
  • Minimum 2 years of experirnce with at least 1 year of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in Formal Education, Non-Formal Education, Project Management, Working with Refugees, Children with Disabilities, OOSC, Gender Mainstreaming or other relevant programmes.
  • Experience with Educational NGOs and partners is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • 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, Power Point, 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 Outreach and Inclusive Education, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise Other development programme/project experience Driving license Competencies values Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, 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. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Lebanon and legal residents in Lebanon with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 20-09-2021
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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