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New Volunteering Vacancies at United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme Tanzania

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Jobs in Tanzania 2023: New Volunteering  Opportunities at The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme Tanzania, 2023
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme Tanzania Jobs
Programs and Communications Specialist
Duty stations Dar es Salaam
Programs and Communications Specialist at UNV – United Nations Volunteers December, 2023
Mission and objectives
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading
environmental authority in the United Nations system. UNEP uses its
expertise to strengthen environmental standards and practices while
helping implement environmental obligations at the country, regional and
global levels. UNEP’s mission is to provide leadership and encourage
partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and
enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without
compromising that of future generations.

Programs and communications specialist will be directly supervised by
the National Coordinator and head of Tanzania office, under the guidance
and consultation of the Deputy Director, Africa Office, with the
overall leadership from the Director, Africa Office in Nairobi, Kenya.
The incumbent will provide implementation support to projects/activities
under UNEP’s UNSDCF commitments, and which are also in line with UNEP’s
Programme of Work in the Africa Region, with direct linkage to Climate
action, pollution action and nature action.

Associated with
this, the incumbent will assist in programme development, review of
relevant documents and fundraising for the effective implementation and
delivery of projects/activities.The
incumbent will also conduct research, collect and collate data and
maintain appropriate databases as well as country, regional and
organizational profiles. The incumbent will additionally provide support
in reporting, liaison and administrative duties appropriate to the
implementation of the UNSDCF 2021/22-2026/27 work programme as financed
under one fund, among other potential resources.

Task description
Under the direct supervision of National Coordinator and head of
Tanzania office, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks.
•Supports in developing and preparing project proposals for the
implementation of various priority activities under UNSDCF in line with
UNEP’s Africa Office plan of work commitments.
•Assists in
collecting and analyzing information related to environment and
sustainable development to help deepen and widen the understanding of
issues related to the nexus environment assets economic growth and
social stability and how this relates to poverty reduction in Tanzania.
•Assist in preparing reflection notes, policy briefs and fact sheets on
issues linked to environment and sustainable development to feed in the
policy debate, and the overall communication assistance.
in identifying opportunities for partnerships that can be engaged and
resources that can be mobilized in the country as well as those in the
region for environmental sustainability and economic growth.
•Update relevant data bases and profiles for project formulation and information sharing.
•Assists in reviewing relevant documents with regards to among others,
green growth, potentials for green economy, climate change,
environmental governance and resource efficiency.
•Support planning and organization of meetings, training workshops, etc.
•Regularly review and recommend appropriate tools that enhance the delivery of the UNDAP related work.
•Any other activities assigned by the supervisor.

Eligibility criteria
27 – 80

Additional eligibility criteria
This assignment is funded by the Government of Korea and therefore specific criteria apply:
– Candidates must be Korean nationals.
– Candidates who have already served as UN Volunteer Specialist funded
by the Government of Korea are not eligible to apply (former UN
University and UN Youth Volunteers are eligible).
– Candidates may
apply to a maximum of three assignments and indicate the order of
preference in the ‘Additional remarks’ field when filling in the
application form.
– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The selection will be done by the UN Host Entity at the level of the
country of assignment.

22 December 2023
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Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.
Donor priorities

Required experience
3 years of experience in Environment, Climate Change and Natural Resource management.
•Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another
culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly
•Demonstrated skill in effective verbal communication and interpersonal interactions.
•Be familiar with a wide range of information on environment challenges in Africa and UNEP programmes and activities in Africa.
•Have a flexible approach and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

Area(s) of expertise
Energy and environment , Natural and life sciences
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English, Level: Fluent, Required
Swahili, Level: Basic, Desirable

Required education level

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Climate Change, Environment or Natural
    Resource Management, development planning or other relevant field.
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Competencies and values

  • Accountability
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Building Trust
  • Commitment and Motivation
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Creativity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Professionalism
  • Respect for Diversity
  • Self-Management 

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