السبت، 15 نوفمبر، 2014

وظيفة مهندس موقع مدني UNV Site Civil Engineer - برنامج الأمم المتحدة الإنمائي- غزة

Job ID/Title :UNV Site Civil Engineer- Brand :UNV - Application Deadline :17-Nov-14- Duty Station :Gaza     

Languages Required :Arabic, English,   
Duration of Initial Contract :     6 months contract, with possibility of extension(s)

Background:
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Programme jointly with the Programme of Assistance to the Palestinian People, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP-PAPP) are seeking (14) experienced national UN Volunteer Specialist “ Civil Site Engineer”- for initial duration of 6 months, renewable based in Gaza.

This post is a United Nations Volunteers assignment and based on the values of free will, commitment, engagement and solidarity, which are the foundations of volunteerism. Volunteering brings benefit to the individual volunteer. It makes important contributions, economically, as well as socially. It contributes to creating social cohesion and capital, through helping to build trust and reciprocity among citizens.
The UNV Programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV volunteers contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.
In most cultures volunteerism is deeply embedded in long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the communities. In this context, UN volunteers take part in various forms of volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with co-workers, host agencies and local communities.
In all assignments, UN volunteers promote volunteerism through their action and conduct. Engaging in volunteer activity can effectively and positively enrich their understanding of local and social realities, as well as create a bridge between themselves and the people in their host community. This will make the time they spend as UNV volunteers even more rewarding and productive.

Description of Responsibilities:
Within the terms of the organization’s delegated authority, and under the direct supervision of UNDP project manager, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
-Review technical specifications and contractors’ bid documents;
-Supervise implementation of rubble removal process as per technical specifications and sub-contract documents;
-Review submittals of rubble removal contractors in the assigned geographical area;
-Participate in updating related project detailed project implementation work plans;
-Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports to his/her supervisor;
-Maintain up-to-date actions with regards to project implemented activities;
-Set up and maintain filing system pertaining to the project works at the site;
-Liaise with project staff to establish proper channels for cooperation and communication focusing on achieving the project results;
-Prepare regular briefings and reports to supervisor; ensure production of timely reports; participate in regular project and counterparts coordination meetings; ensure regular production of lessons learnt, success stories, and factsheets;
-Perform other related duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to:
-Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark International Volunteer Day);
-Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country; network and build relationships with local organizations, groups or individuals, and support and/or participate in local volunteering initiatives; reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
-Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.; initiate and/or participate in local volunteer groups, including assisting them in submitting stories and experiences to the World Volunteer Web site;
-Promote or advise local groups on the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible;
-Encourage, mobilize and support co-workers, fellow UN Volunteers and members of the local community to play an active part in peace and development activities on a voluntary basis;
-Discuss with supervisors how volunteerism for peace and development can be mainstreamed in the assignment and integrate activities promoting volunteerism for peace and development into work plans;
-Assist with the UNV “buddy programme” for newly arriving UN Volunteers.

Results/Expected Outputs:
-Successfully delivery of the project activity results as per the project detailed implementation plan.
-Maintaining accurate, quality and complete project documentation as well as timely reporting identified in responsibilities
-A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.

Competencies :
Corporate Competencies:
-Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards
-Demonstrates commitment to UNDP and UNV’s mission, vision and values.
-Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
-Working in Teams;
-Self-Management/Emotional Intelligence;
-Communication
-Client oriented;

Functional Competencies:
-Ability to demonstrate all necessary information in connection with daily activities on site in orderly manner.
-Ability to feedback on the information in payments to contractors from different sites and compiles all relevant supporting documents.
-Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
-Punctuality and accuracy in developing tasks assigned.

Management and Leadership
-Builds strong relationships with counterparts,
-Focuses on impact and result and responds positively to feedback
-Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
-Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills
-Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
-Innovation and marketing of new approaches;
-Job knowledge / technical expertise

Development and Operational Effectiveness
-Ability to enhance reporting feedback to office.
-Ability to assist in carrying out monitoring tasks related to the project implementation.
-Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage feedback from multiple projects.
-Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.

Qualifications :
Qualifications, skills, experience:
The incumbent must be a dynamic, multi-functional person, who supports the Environment Unit with professionalism, dedication and client orientation. The following qualifications are required:
-B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited university.
-Minimum 3 years of relevant experience.
-Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) in addition to engineering software.
-Excellent communication and writing skills.
-Fluency in English and Arabic.

Living Conditions:
As this is a national UN Volunteer assignment, the incumbent will be responsible for arranging his/her own housing and other living essentials. National UN Volunteers are part of the malicious insurance plan.
Conditions of Service:
An initial 6-month contract, with subsequent contract extensions subject to availability of funding, operational necessity and satisfactory performance. However, there is no expectancy of renewal of the assignment.
A Settling-In-Grant will be provided in the event relocation is required. A Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) of US$ 740 is provided monthly to cover housing, utilities, and normal cost-of-living expenses. Life, health and permanent disability insurances are included (health insurance for up to 3 dependents), as well as final repatriation (if applicable) and resettlement allowance for satisfactory service.
UNV will provide a copy of the UNV Conditions of Service to the successful candidate together with the offer of assignment.
 
Interested and qualified candidates are kindly requested to apply on-line no later than Nov 17, 2014 to the following address:
http://jobs.undp.ps
UNV Programme
UNDP/PAPP Jerusalem
 
Equal Employment Opportunity prohibits discrimination against anyone. It attempts to ensure that all applicants, males-females and all races have a fair opportunity in a hiring process, in competing for promotions, and equal access to training/professional development opportunities. Apply Now


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