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Associate Legal Off-Admin O Justice

Duties
– LAS is provided with high quality legal research, analysis and presentation of key information to facilitate decision-making.
– Appropriate policies, guidelines, procedures and processes are consistently applied.
– Conduct legal research on a diverse range of assigned issues in international law and other areas of specialization such as international public service law using multiple research sources.
– Select relevant material, analyze information and present findings for internal review.
– Assist Senior Legal Officer in the review of legal documents, instruments, or other material.
– Identify important issues, similarities and inconsistencies, etc.
– Assist in the preparation of drafts of background papers, legal opinions, recommendations, reports, etc.
– Assess the relevance or admissibility of evidence gathered by investigators.
– Assist in representing the Organization before arbitral and administrative tribunals.
– Assist in providing legal advice on human resources matters.
– Assist in reviewing administrative decisions.
– Perform other related duties as assigned.
– In close consultation with the Senior Legal Officer, draft legal opinions, recommendations and reports.
– Provide legal advice on human resources matters.
– Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
For P2/NOB – 3 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 2 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 1 year relevant experience with Doctorate degree

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Field(s) of Education
Law; International Law; or other relevant field.
(Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Certificates and/or Licenses
Not specified.
(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Relevant Job Experience
Essential
A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible experience in law, including legal analysis, research and writing. Membership in a Bar or qualification to practice law in at least one jurisdiction.

Desirable
Knowledge of French is strongly desirable. Thorough understanding of the UN system. Strong ability to conduct legal research on a range of complex and intricate issues. Experience in drafting a broad range of documents of a legal nature, including legal opinions, pleadings, contracts and briefing notes. Demonstrated ability to provide oral briefings on complex legal issues to legal and non-legal audiences.

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Functional Skills
LE-Draft legal settlement agreements
*LE-Legal Research
CO-Drafting and Documentation
(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements
For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English.
For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language.
For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

Video Production Officer – Content Production

Duties

  •  Supervise and coordinate the work of the video unit’s staff.
  •  Take overall responsibility for the unit’s video and photo equipment, its maintenance and service.
  •  Conceive, prepare proposals, write, film and edit specific video features.
  •  Pitch feature stories that directly relate to the strategic priorities
  •  Identify opportunities for content and go on periodic field missions to collect video assets for production of digital video fundraising assets.
  •  Shoot and edit high-quality, fast-paced short packages for use in multimedia digital platforms and social media.
  •  Oversee post-production work.
  •  Manage external videographers/filmmakers/animators/graphic designers as required.
  •  Oversee and coordinate the video archive system.
  •  Ensure the effective distribution of video content and input into the centrally produced content sharing system currently under development in HQ.
  •  Ensure material is tracked, and analysis is done on its performance which helps forward planning and re-prioritisation.
  •  Respond to ad-hoc requests that support the development of other video assets including sourcing video b-roll for direct response television adverts, short films and other needs.
  •  Deliver communication activities and content that demonstrate a clear strategic link with broader strategies.
  •  Providing technical support as required.
  •  Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications Education & Professional Work Experience Years of Experience / Degree Level For P3/NOC

  • 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree
  • Field(s) of Education Communication; Journalism; Marketing; Advertising; Videography; Filmmaking; Fine Arts; Photography; Visual Arts; Multimedia; or other relevant field. (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)
  • Certificates and/or Licenses Not specified
  • Relevant Job Experience Essential A minimum of three years of experience in video production within UN or a non-profit organization. Previous experience collecting video assets from developing countries or otherwise challenging settings, including emergency settings. Expertise in all areas of video production. Deep knowledge of filming and editing, as well as detailed experience utilizing both in the creation of video products. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work. Proven project management experience. Excellent computer skills, including film editing software (Adobe Premiere Pro preferred). Excellent command of English (written/oral/comprehension).
  • Desirable Proficiency in other UN languages. Exposure to UNHCR-specific learning/training activities. Experience managing staff video editors, external consultants and contractors.
  • Functional Skills CO-Cross-cultural communication CO-Digital content production CO-Journalism (incl. print, broadcast, photography, video, layout & graphics) CO-Multimedia storytelling IT-Computer Literacy PR-Interviewing skills (People of Concern) (Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)

Language Requirements For International Professional and Field Service jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English. For National Professional jobs: Knowledge of English and UN working language of the duty station if not English and local language. For General Service jobs: Knowledge of English and/or UN working language of the duty station if not English.

Supply Officer

Duties

  • Analyse the existing infrastructure and ensure that it is optimally aligned with the operational needs.
  • Support all activities pertaining to the supply chain function including planning, sourcing, transport, shipping, customs clearance, warehousing, asset and fleet management in the operation.
  • Support the procurement process to ensure timely, cost-effective and adequate delivery of commodities and services to support operational needs.
  • Contribute to the development of relevant contacts and build constructive relations with government authorities, implementing partners, UN agencies and others, to foster mutual cooperation for the timely delivery of relief items avoiding bottlenecks.
  • Adapt standard supply chain structures to the local environment that are consistent with the operational needs.
  • Guide the office should they need additional office space or extensions to their office leases, lease hold improvements or other construction. Carry out the procurement aspect of the establishment of office leases or extensions.
  • Assist in the coordination with CBI stakeholders the design and implementation of the market assessment and market monitoring to determine if CBI is option. Carry out the procurement action to contract Financial Service Providers (FSP).
  • Establish and maintain an efficient and skilled workforce that is capable of supporting on-going operations.
  • Support the Identification of partners for supply chain projects based on objectives, priorities, strengths and resources of the Partner and/or contractor, according to criteria consistent with UNHCR rules and regulations.
  • Participate in Identifying, assessing and selecting vendors based on their capability for delivering commodities and services. Maintain vendor and item master databases.
  • Implement effective asset and fleet management that regularly monitors the asset/fleet pool, increases efficiency safeguards the investment of the organisation.
  • Analyse the quality of commodities and services delivered in relation to the needs of the location and established quality standards.
  • Support the coordination activities of Partners and/or contractors performing supply related activities, and ensure that they understand and adhere to relevant UNHCR rules and procedures.
  • Maintain an up-to-date overview of the location’s supply chain capacity and preparedness, as well as, that of its partners to ensure that adequate capacity exist also to cover emergencies.
  • Monitor the quality and accuracy of supply chain related data in relevant business systems. Compile and analyse statistical information, identify trends and developments in supply chain related matters that will assist in decision making
  • Implement supply operations based on interpretations of the situation and conclusions to how the operation can be best implemented.
  • Resolve difficulties in the local supply chain by finding solutions to problems and bottlenecks, and provide regular reports on supply chain activities, the status of requests and the availability of items in the supply chain.
  • Disseminate, promote commitment to and monitor compliance with UNHCR’s global policies, standards and guidance on supply chain management.
  • Ensure effective information flow in the supply chain and adapt process and documents to the prevailing environment.
  • Depending on the size of the operation act as ex-officio in the LCC Review and clear procurement cases for the relevant procurement authority.

In the Regional Bureaux:

  • Support Country Operations on how to implement supply operations based on interpretations of the situation and conclusions to how the operation can be best implemented.
  • Ensure that global Supply policies are understood by all Supply teams in the region by offering summaries and relevant interpretations in the regional context.
  • Seek opportunities for regionalizing and streamlining Supply operations where operational advantage can be achieved
  • Track the progress of specific periodic operations and provide guidance that ensures timely implementation.
  • Organize and deliver training at regional level in the different Supply functions such as procurement, logistics, asset and fleet management.
  • Assist in coaching and advising individuals or Supply teams as requested.
  • Track global Supply KPIs for the region and devise regional ones as required.
  • Monitor all periodic Supply exercises such as monthly reconciliations, quarterly physical inventory exercises, and year-end accounts closure procedures and ensure that they are implemented throughout the region.
  • Regularly visit country operations and their Supply teams including visits to camps and other operational sites, provide oversight and support within the operational context.
  • Assist in providing a diagnostic on MSRP management reports for country operations, and coordinating with the Regional Supply Coordinator for necessary follow-up to ensure that data, in particular stocks accurately and completely reflect the reality in the warehouses.
  • Support the revision of country financial reports and work with the Country Operations Supply Team leaders to address red areas relating to Supply aspects of operations.
  • Ensure that country needs assessment plans are established, combine them into regional procurement plans and monitor their timely implementation and changes based on operational needs.
  • Monitor and advise operations on import and customs clearance (as required) to resolve and ensure bottlenecks a smooth flow of goods to the operations.
  • Ensure coordinated emergency deployments of staff in consultation with SMS to countries in the Bureau.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

Years of Experience / Degree Level For P3/NOC

  • 6 years relevant experience with Undergraduate degree; or 5 years relevant experience with Graduate degree; or 4 years relevant experience with Doctorate degree
  • Field(s) of Education Supply Chain Management; Business Administration; International Commerce; Engineering; or other relevant field. (Field(s) of Education marked with an asterisk* are essential)
  • Certificates and/or Licenses Certificate from Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplies, e.g. CFIPS, CMIPS, MCIPS; (Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)

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