United Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUNHCR
The UNHCR is hiring an Associate Development Officer for Nampula.
Support the Development Officer in developing a strategic approach towards Development Partnerships in Mozambique, with focus on the AoR, through identifying, mapping, and providing an overview of relevant development actors and their funding, programmatic, strategic and policy priorities and potential leverage as it relates to UNHCR’s PoCs and programme;
Support the field office in planning for resilience and inclusion into development and government plans with a clear shared vision of longer-term protection and solution outcomes for people of concern that takes account host communities and leverages the roles, resources and capacities of development partners, including International Financial Institutions, Multilateral Development Banks, and Bilateral Development donors;
Provide technical support for relationship building with development co-operation agencies and state-building agendas through the different stages of policy and programme identification, preparation, implementation and review;
Support to develop and foster partnerships and networks with development actors to influence the policy dialogue with governments on institutional arrangements related to sectors, locations and programme content of consequence to UNHCR and persons of concern;
Support the development of information and data for development actors to inform their planning, programming and advocacy around resilience for and inclusion of UNHCR’s persons of concern;
Support the engagement with governments, development partners (both multilateral and bilateral), and with the private sector and civil society (as appropriate) to identify opportunities for UNHCR to contribute to the design and implementation of targeting and monitoring systems to address the needs of PoCs and track progress towards agreed outcomes;
Support the Development Officer in knowledge and experience sharing between UNHCR and development actors and within UNHCR by documenting and disseminating good practices. Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
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;
Provide annual and end of assignment self- reports on UN Volunteer actions, results and opportunities;
Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;
Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly arrived UN Volunteers;
Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Bachelor degree or equivalent in Development Economics;Development Studies; Socio-economic Development; International Relations; Political Science; Law;
3 years of experience in Work experience in a large international development institution in a relevant position and of which at least one (1) year in field operations;
Preferably with knowledge of, or experience in, local or area based economic development, direct engagement in a technical sector such as education, WASH, social protection, health, energy;
Practical experience working with and an understanding of the different aspects of economic growth, governance, fragility and conflict;
Expertise related to the governance of specific multilateral development banks or bilateral development actors most relevant to the AoR;
English, Level: Fluent, Required Portuguese, Level: Working knowledge, Desirable.