Field Support Associate

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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position: Field Support Associate

Host Entity: UNDP
Country: Nepal
Duty Station: Nepalgunj, Biratnager, Birendranagar, Birgunj, Ghorahi, Janakpur (NPL)
Language Skills: English, Nepalese
Start Date: 01 June 2021
Duration: until 31 December 2021 with possibility of extension
Application Deadline: 10 May 2021
Minimum age: 18 years old. Applicants must be local residents in the community of assignment.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Technical Expert, Healthcare Waste Management, the UN Community Volunteer will:

Fill in the duties for this assignment. Please note that tasks should reflect the community nature of this modality and not include tasks that would be better suited for a national UN Volunteer specialist.

  • Support to coordinate one hospital that is in their province/s
  • With the guidance of project manager, coordinate the project implementation in each hospital;
  • Facilitate the communication between project management team, experts, local partners and hospitals;
  • Support to collect the demand of training in their based hospital and coordinate to deliver the training courses;
  • Familiar with working environment in international organizations;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level: Secondary education

Education – Additional Comments:

  • Secondary school education or equivalent;
  • Voluntary service, community engagement or work experience can be considered in lieu of any formal education;

Required experience:

Experience remark:

Other possible desirable qualifications (indicative).

  • 0-2 years of experiences
  • Working experience in health care waste management, medicine, environment, or other relevant field;
  • Familiar with designated hospital, local community and other local partners;
  • Familiar with working environment in international organizations;
  • Good communication and coordination skills.
  • Proactive and prompt in action.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Nepalese(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of expertise: Water, sanitation and environmental engineering

Area of expertise details:

  • Working experience in health care waste management, medicine, environment, or other relevant field;
  • Familiar with designated hospital, local community and other local partners;
  • Familiar with working environment in international organizations;
  • Good communication and coordination skills.
  • Proactive and prompt in action.

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, 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 (the Programme Country) and legal residents in (the Programme Country or territory) with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 10 May, 2021

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