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UN Vacancies 2008 - Tanzania

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    Job Title: Chief of Party, AIDSRelief - I 07 128

    Location: United Republic of Tanzania (Dar Es Salaam)

    Closing date: 24 Feb 2008

    Job Description

    Estimated Length of Service: 2-5 years

    Job Background/Summary:
    Catholic Relief Services seeks candidates for a Chief of Party (CoP/Tz) for the USG-funded AIDSRelief Project, based in Tanzania. CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, a $335 million program to provide increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). As the lead agency, CRS has the responsibility of managing and coordinating the activities of five consortium members in nine countries, as well as tracking and reporting on these activities to the donor.

    Now in its fourth year of operation, the AIDSRelief program is implemented through nine CRS country offices, one of which is in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The program operates through a decentralized system where country offices are charged with the lead role in program implementation, in-country reporting and decision-making for country activities. CRS as an agency manages the strategic direction, US-based representation, and required reporting to the US-based donor offices for all nine countries. Backstopping and support comes from a team of technicians and management experts based in the CRS East Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya and CRS headquarters in Baltimore, USA. Tanzania's program is going through a major expansion.

    The CoP/Tz directs all aspects of the Tanzania AIDSRelief program and ensures the goals and objectives of the project in Tanzania are fulfilled, within the context of the guiding principles and values of the AIDSRelief program. The CoP/Tz must be able to provide vision, strategic leadership, management guidance, and overall oversight for successful execution of the annual Country Operating Plan negotiated with USG/Tz. The CoP/Tz ensures that AIDSRelief consortium members maintain a unified identity and implements decisions taken by the Country Management Team. The CoP/Tz is responsible for representation and reporting, sound management of resources and the orientation of the project. The CoP/Tz will provide leadership and strategic direction for the entire team and will need to maintain excellent working relationships with the AIDSRelief Africa team, CRS/HQ AIDSRelief team, AIDSRelief consortium members, the USG in Tanzania, Ministry of Health, and other international organizations as well as with local partners. The CoP/Tz will facilitate the work of the consortium partnership comprised of a team of international and Tanzanian health professionals from multiple international agencies based in Tanzania and the U.S. The CoP/Tz reports to the Tanzania Country Representative with an indirect reporting relationship to the AIDSRelief Deputy Chief of Party for Africa based in Nairobi.

    Responsibilities:
    1. Program Management

    a. Ensures that the AIDSRelief program meets established standards of quality.
    b. Leads in-country governance structure for the AIDSRelief Consortium including a Consortium Management Team (CMT); ensures that meeting minutes are regularly distributed to AIDSRelief staff and partners.
    c. Manages the overall budget in collaboration with the AIDSRelief Project Manager; closely tracks and monitors the effective use of program funds in the overall implementation of the project
    d. Takes the lead in the development of annual Country Operating Plan submissions
    e. Assumes the lead in the development of requests for supplemental funding for AIDSRelief
    f. Ensures that grant and partner agreements are in line with the overall AIDSRelief Tanzania program and in concordance with decisions taken by the Country Management Team and in line with the overall objectives of the AIDSRelief grant.
    g. Conducts periodic field visits to local partner treatment facilities and government offices as needed; become acquainted with key issues associated with overall program efficiency and effectiveness.
    h. Coordinates with other CRS Tanzania programs (e.g. Home Based Care) to insure the best synergy between existing programs and AIDSRelief
    i. Ensures that CRS/Baltimore and the Africa team, AIDSRelief staff and partners, are regularly updated on key activities implemented in Tanzania. In this respect, guide the preparation and dissemination of regular updates and annual reports.
    j. Compiles AIDSRelief regular reports, mid-term and final reports including lessons learned and best practices, and reviews financial reports.

    2. Representation and Coordination

    a. Ensures that Roles and Responsibilities among Consortium members are clearly defined and adhered to;
    b. Leads meetings with other AIDSRelief Consortium Members.
    c. Promotes harmony and smooth working relationship within the consortium and ensures that AIDSRelief Consortium Members operating in Tanzania maintain a unified identity.
    d. Ensures that the USG PEPFAR team in Tanzania, the Government of Tanzania and other major stakeholders are regularly updated on AIDSRelief's activities.
    e. In coordination with the CRS/Tz Country Representative, ensures the ongoing involvement and support of the local Catholic Church in AIDSRelief strategies and project activities.
    f. Prepares reports for USG/Tz, and CRS/HQ.
    g. Represents CRS and AIDSRelief to the local government, USG, PEPFAR implementing partners, UN and other stakeholders as relevant to the ART program.
    h. Fosters relationships between AIDSRelief and other national stakeholders.

    3. Staff development and supervision

    a. Supervises the AIDSRelief Program Manager (s) and liaises closely with the AIDSRelief Senior Finance and Compliance Officer.
    b. Clarifies, communicates and monitors AIDSRelief staff performance standards and expectations.
    c. Develops organizational structure and staff positions as needed to meet the growing scale and specializations of the AIDSRelief program.
    d. Carries out orientations, regular performance coaching and staff performance appraisals as stipulated by CRS Performance Standards.
    e. Encourages and empowers staff to complete tasks in a timely and professional manner across the program.
    f. Holds regular staff meetings to foster strong teamwork, creative problem solving, communication and holistic thinking.
    g. Assists with staff training and development.
    h. Fosters an environment that promotes coordinated and comprehensive effort amongst consortium members.

    4. Sustainability

    a. Coordinates with the AIDSRelief Senior Technical Advisor for Sustainability and ensures implementation of a sustainability plan for AIDSRelief/Tanzania.
    b. Strengthens relationships among AIDSRelief, health management systems of local partner treatment facilities, and consolidate networking with other local faith-based structures including the Christian Social Services Commission (CSSC).
    c. Liaises and strengthen relationship with the Catholic church in collaboration with the Country Representative and Head of Programming.
    d. Coordinates with CRS/TZ HoP to ensure integration/wrap around of HIV & AIDS and Livelihood program interventions.
    e. Identifies potential funding sources for AIDSRelief-supported ART treatment facilities to be accessed following the closure of the project.
    f. Identifies alternative funding sources for key program strategies not covered in the current grant (e.g. nutrition assistance, income-generating activities).
    g. Leads in-country process of PEFPAR2 preparedness and proposal development.

    5. Strategic Issues

    a. Assists with development of CRS Tanzania's HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan, Strategic Program Plan, and Annual Program Plans.
    b. Serves as a member of the CRS/Tz senior management team.
    c. Networks with key Tanzanian agencies and organizations relevant to ART services.

    Key Working Relationships:
    Internal: Program Manager for AIDSRelief/Tanzania, Head of Programming for CRS/Tanzania, CRS/ Tanzania CR, AIDSRelief Regional Technical Staff, AIDSRelief/CRS HQ Program Team, EARO Technical Staff, local consortium members.

    External: Local faith-based agencies, local partner treatment facilities, host country government agencies, donor agencies, and international and Tanzanian non-governmental organizations

    Qualifications:
    1. A medical degree, advanced degree in international development, or a Master of Public Health.
    2. At least 8 years of experience in the strategic management of complex health or development projects, preferably at either a Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party level. Specific technical experience in HIV/AIDS is preferred
    3. A least 10 years of developing-country experience with significant work experience in sub-Sahara Africa a plus and a strong preference for significant experience in Tanzania.
    4. Experience managing a large budget.
    5. Proven experience working with USG funded projects. In particular, the successful candidate will be able to manage often competing and concurrent deadlines and requirements originating from CDC Atlanta, CRS/Baltimore and CDC/Tanzania.
    6. First-hand experience working in a large, complex and multi-partner consortium. In particular, the candidate will be able to draw results from all partners while maintaining a strong working relationship and group focus (not just CRS).
    7. Demonstrate commitment to development through local empowerment and work closely with, understand, and support local partner treatment facilities.
    8. Have strong representation, negotiation and diplomatic skills, especially when relating to USAID, Tanzanian government agencies and local partner treatment facilities.
    9. Be a strong team player, be able to inspire staff but have the ability to coach staff as a mentor, and have highly developed interpersonal and multicultural skills.
    10. Be a good listener, have the ability to solicit diverse and counter perspectives, yet be a decisive leader.
    11. Fluent in English, with excellent oral and written communications skills, and possess advanced computer literacy

    Vacancies Contact
    To apply for this position please visit the Catholic Relief Services website at www.crs.org/about/careers/

    Regrettably, no emails can be accepted.

    Reference Code: RW_79SLXC-13
     
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    Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information Advisor

    Location: United Republic of Tanzania


    Closing date: 16 Apr 2008

    Job Description

    Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit organization with a mission to close the gap between what is known about public health problems and what is done to solve them, particularly in developing and transitional countries. Headquartered in the United States, we have operations in more than 30 countries and employ staff from over 60 nations.

    MSH is currently working on opportunities to grow our business in Tanzania. We are seeking qualified public health professionals with in-country or regional experience.
    We are seeking candidates for the following positions:

    Monitoring and Evaluation/Strategic Information Advisor

    The M&E Advisor tracks the project’s inputs, activities, processes, outcomes and impact measures of the project implementation. Responsible for producing regular project reports. Requires a degree in public health, MIS or related; experience in the health field in developing countries; proficiency in evaluation design and development of indicators; and prior experience with USAID reporting requirements.

    Vacancies Contact
    https://jobs-msh.icims.com/

    Reference Code: RW_7AVRSK-50
     
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    Job Title: Procurement Agent Manager


    The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) provides US government grant assistance to countries that demonstrate a commitment to investing in their people, ruling justly and promoting economic freedom. Eligible countries develop Compacts with MCC to reduce poverty by supporting sustainable, transformative economic growth. Crown Agents USA, Inc. (CA-USA), an MCC partner, is a U.S. incorporated international development company providing direct services, technical assistance and training to improve governance and economic growth.

    Location: United Republic of Tanzania (Dar Es Salaam)


    Closing date: 06 Mar 2008

    Job Description

    The project office, based in Dar Es Salaam, will handle all day-to-day contact with the client, and ensure, to the extent practicable, that all project deliverables are provided in a timely manner.
    • Coordinate the general day-to-day activities of the in-country team and manage the local office;
    • Act as chief liaison with MCA-Tanzania and other stakeholder ministries regarding activities to be undertaken under the assignment;
    • Coordinate all activities and information/ feedback with MCA-Tanzania and other stakeholder ministries: (a) standards and timetable for the preparation of work programs/procurement plan and bi-annual review of these; (b) review of work programs/procurement plan; (c) format and schedule of project reporting in accordance with MCA-Tanzania and MCC procedures and approvals;
    • Develop the Procurement Operations Manual and suite of standard bidding documents in accordance with MCC Program Procurement Guidelines, the Compact and any Supplemental Agreements; and introduce MCA-Tanzania staff to these documents;
    • Manage the procurement of goods, services and civil work, in a transparent and ethical manner, in accordance with MCC Program Procurement Guidelines, including inter alia: (a) preparation of advertisements and organization of procurement arrangements; (b) preparation of all procurement documents e.g. bidding documents/request for proposals, (c) Bid Evaluation Reports, (d) notification of award, (e) contract management (f) arranging inspection, etc.;
    • Help design and maintain a record-keeping and monitoring system for contract management;
    • Oversee management and resolution of bid challenges in accordance with the Bid Challenge System as specified in the MCC Program Procurement Guidelines;
    • Liaison with MCA-Tanzania's Fiscal Agent;
    • Be responsible for all reports produced by the team for MCA-Tanzania;
    • Oversee management of the in-country budget
    • Coordinate and facilitate short-term technical assistance as required to supplement activities of in-country team;
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned.
    Qualifications
    • 5-10 years experience managing large donor-funded contracts
    • Extensive knowledge of US Government procurement regulations
    • Excellent communications and project management skills
    Vacancies Contact
    Interested applicants should submit a resume in MS Word format with salary expectations to careers@crownagents.com. Please include “Tanzania Procurement Agent” in the subject line for immediate attention to the Recruiter. For a complete job description and additional information about our company, please visit our website at www.crownagents.com. No phone calls, faxes, or walk-ins, please. Crown Agents USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Reference Code: RW_7BJQ6P-68
     
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    Job Title: Logista/Administrado


    Médicos del Mundo is an International Humanitarian Organisation whose mission is : to provide medical care for the most vulnerable populations when they are faced with crisis or exclusion from society, the world over, including Spain, to stimulate voluntary committment from doctors, other health care providers, and from those whose expertise in other fields is needed for its activities, to enlist all competent support required for the achievement of its projects, to seek at all times to encourage close working relationships with populations in its care.

    Location: United Republic of Tanzania (Dar es Salam)


    Closing date: 29 Feb 2008

    Job Description

    MISION:
    El logista/ administrad@r gestiona las áreas de administración, compras, logística y recursos humanos de la misión en Tanzania.

    ORGANIGRAMA:

    Deberá informar al Coordinador de País y colaborar junto con el Coordinador de Proyecto.

    FUNCIONES:
    i. LOGISTICA
    • Contratos alquiler y Mantenimiento de la casas/oficinas de Dar es Salaam.
    • Servicios de las casas /oficinas.
    • Seguimiento de consumos de gasolina y mantenimiento periódico de los generadores.
    • Contratos y mantenimiento de equipo informático y de comunicación.
    • Seguimiento de consumos de gasolina y mantenimiento de los vehículos.
    • Establecimiento de procedimiento de compras de los proyectos.
    • Compras y transporte de materiales y equipamiento para los proyectos.
    • Elaboración, control y actualización del inventario de materiales y equipos de los proyectos.
    ii. ADMINISTRACIÓN
    • Control de la justificación de los gastos de los proyectos con cargo a los financiadores.
    • Seguimiento y actualización de los pagos realizados por partidas presupuestarias, control de fondos y movimientos en caja y bancos.
    • Elaboración contable y administrativa del informe final de los proyectos y justificación del 100% del presupuesto ejecutado.
    • Control de las transferencias y cambios de moneda.
    • Planificación y seguimiento de previsión de tesorería
    • Elaboración (si justificado) de la reformulación presupuestaria de los proyectos.
    iii. GESTION DE RECURSOS HUMANOS
    • Pago mensual de nominas.
    • Participación en el proceso de selección del personal nacional.
    • Seguimiento del personal nacional.
    • Evaluación del personal nacional.
    FORMACION REQUERIDA
    Académica: Formación universitaria superior (administración, finanzas, contabilidad).
    Complementaria: Estudios en logística y compras. Formación específica de cooperación al desarrollo y gestión de proyectos.

    CONOCIMIENTOS

    Idiomas: Inglés obligatorio.
    Informática: Nivel usuario del paquete Office.

    EXPERIENCIA:

    Deberá tener experiencia previa en proyectos de cooperación internacional de al menos 2 años que incluya trabajo con financiadores públicos.

    PERFIL COMPETENCIAL:
    • Gran capacidad organizativa y de adaptación.
    • Dinámic@.
    • Capacidad de trabajo en equipo.
    • Rigurosidad y autonomía en el trabajo.
    • Identificación con las líneas de trabajo, valores y misión de Médicos del Mundo.
    Vacancies Contact
    http://www.medicosdelmundo.org + "quieres colaborar" + "envía tu Curriculum"

    Reference Code: RW_7BKKWB-63
     
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    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15 Apr 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 15 Feb 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-LEG-ICTR-417302-R-ARUSHA

    Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.

    Remuneration

    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values:
    Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities

    Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Witnesses and Victims Support Section, the incumbent is responsibilities are:

    1. Ensure the effective implementation of approved policies regarding the support and protection of witnesses and victims, as well as lay and expert witnesses; propose and justify changes to existing policy or need for new policies to the Chief of Section; make recommendations for improvement of existing standard operating procedures for each activity of the support and protection programme, on the basis of the approved strategies, priorities and policies; and supervise the day to the day operations of all staff members of the Section in the implementation of this programme.

    2. Attend to all the operational needs of the Section by:
    a) Specifically overseeing the work of the Protection Officers, the Witness Support Officers and other Staff in both Arusha and Kigali Offices and, be in constant liaison with the Coordinator and the Staff of the WVSS Sub-Office in Kigali, so to ensure a streamlined and efficient operation. Along with the Chief, plan, monitor and evaluate and if necessary, participate in field operations in support of witnesses involving: the safe travel of witnesses from their country of residence to Arusha and back to their country of residence; the provision of travel documents, housing, ground transportation and other support when witnesses are in Arusha, awaiting to testify or after testimony; the briefing of witnesses once they arrive in Arusha, and debriefing after completion of testimony; the monitoring of witnesses after their return to their place of residence so as to ensure that they do not suffer any security threats;
    b) Ensuring effective implementation of basic training to all staff members in coordination with the Protection and Support Officers, on standard operating procedures of the Section; how to deal with victims of assaults, trauma and tragedies experienced by the witnesses and victims, in the special psychological environment, which is prevalent in Rwanda and their country of residence so as to ensure that aspects of security and well being of the actual witnesses are not compromised at the initial stage and throughout the process of contact with the witnesses.

    3. Ensure full implementation of action in accordance with instructions, guidelines, policies and directives of the Section, on a day to day basis and shall: address all incoming requests, respond to them and take appropriate action with necessary follow up; prepare monthly report on the overall activities of the Section to be submitted to the Chief; when and if necessary, prepare status reports on specific issues, or on matters arising during the course of action undertaken by the Section which are under his supervision and to be submitted to the Chief for follow up action at the higher level within the Tribunal. Organize the working procedures and other relevant guidelines to be followed by the staff members under his or her direct supervision. Identify operational bottlenecks and ensure speedy rectification, and assume trouble shooting role when necessary.

    4. In the absence of Chief of Section, the incumbent assumes the functions and duties of Chief of the Section ad interim.

    Competencies
    Planning and organization: Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning.
    Accountability: Supports subordinates. Provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments and operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.
    Creativity: Actively seeks to improve services.
    Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively in both English and French.
    Client Orientation: Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with all those to whom services are provided and who are the clients by gaining their trust and respect.
    Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals and shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
    Managing performance: Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibilities, accountability and decision making authority, defines roles and reporting lines clearly, monitors progress against milestones and deadlines and regularly discusses performance and provides feedback and coaching to staff.
    Leadership: Empowers others to translate vision in results and serves as a role model that other people would want to follow.
    Judgment /Decisions making: Ability to determine that the actions proposed will satisfy the expressed and underlying needs for the decision and makes tough decision when necessary and considers positive and negative impacts of decisions prior to making them.
    Empowering Others: Delegates responsibility, clarifies expectations, and gives staff autonomy in important areas of their work.
    Building Trust: Provides an environment in which others can talk and act without fear of repercussion and operates with transparency; has no hidden agenda and places confidence in colleagues, staff members and clients.

    QUALIFICATIONS


    Education
    Advanced university degree (Master's Degree) in Law, Human Rights, International Relations and Social Sciences, Judicial Police or other relevant field.

    Work Experience

    8 to 12 years of experience is required, preferably at international level with a minimum of 4 to 6 years practical experience in the UN international criminal justice system in the areas of support and witness protection, human rights, judicial police investigations, humanitarian affairs and international law. Excellent negotiating and organizational skills. Ability to work with people from different cultural, ethnic and social background. Experience in the designing, management and supervision of witness protection and support programme within an international court system is highly desirable. Knowledge of Rwandan culture and thorough understanding of the historical background to its conflict would be an asset.

    Languages
    English and French are the working Languages of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English and French is required.

    Other Skills

    Ability to respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations. Knowledge in the use of computer applications. Ability to work in a stressful environment.

    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.
     
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    Job Title: Training Officer

    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 19 Apr 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 19 Feb 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-HRE-ICTR-417318-R-ARUSHA

    Remuneration

    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values:
    Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    Under the supervision of Chief of Human Resources and Planning Section, the incumbent designs and implements ICTR's Training Programmes in response to the Organization's staff development needs. He/She identifies training requirements, establishes training programmes, plans and organizes in-house and external training, designs and conducts orientation courses, evaluates training effectiveness, and conducts feasibility studies with regard to available training resources.

    His/her main duties and responsibilities are as follows:
    1.Identify organizational and individual training requirements and establish training programmes accordingly. This will be achieved by
    (a) Planning, organizing and conducting in-house training sessions.
    (b) Developing course agendas, designing instruction sequences and lesson plans, and drawing up training schedules,
    (c) Coordinating courses with external institutions by selecting instructors and setting dates/time,
    (d) Identifying participants, and by ensuring that all participants and offices are advices are advised of training schedules.

    2.Design, develop and conduct orientation programmes for new staff.

    3.Develop and maintain appropriate methods of assessment and evaluation of training effectiveness. Recommend and ensure implementation of changes in course outline to improve effectiveness.

    4.Ensure the development and maintenance a database on training activities undertaken by staff and pre-recruitment testing data. Compile information from Sections within ICTR on anticipated training and staff development needs. Inform staff and supervisors of available training courses to meet specific requirements.

    5.Prepare the training budge and manage it to insure that costs do not exceed approved appropriations. Obligate funds fro approved external training, and maintain records of obligations disbursements and expenditures. Ensure the acquisition of any necessary training equipment and other course materials.

    6.Collect information on training courses available in training institutions and evaluate applicability to the needs of the Organization. Conduct feasibility studies with regard to available training resources, both within the United Nations common system and the private sector. Decide on, and select, pertinent courses.

    7.Establish and maintain contact with counterparts within the UN Common System.

    8.In harness with the administration and the staff association, develop strategies for improving staff welfare activities and programs.

    Competencies
    Professionalism: Demonstrated technical knowledge of all aspects of human resource development with proven coordination, liaison and analytical skills; up-to-date knowledge of staff development and training concepts and techniques; commitment to implementing the goals of gender equality by encouraging equal participation and full involvement of women and men in full aspects of peace operations.
    Planning and organization: Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate, implement, review own work plan, those under his/her supervision and that of Unit and adjust priorities as required. Is proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives. Ability to manage resources and administer training programmes within the approved budget.
    Client orientation: Ability to identify clients' needs and develop appropriate solutions, keep clients informed of progress, and establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients.
    Teamwork: Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, as both a team member and a team leader under stressful work and living conditions. Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues within and outside the Section.
    Communications: Proven ability to write and speak concisely and clearly and communicate effectively. Ability to present ideas effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to prepare reports and conduct presentations on key issues by formulating positions, articulating options concisely, and making and defending recommendations.
    Accountability: Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; ensures consistent application of appropriate policies, guidelines, procedures and processes.
    Creativity: Actively seeks to improve programmes or service.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education

    University degree in human resources, business, management, or other relevant field.

    Work Experience

    At least 5 years of experience in planning and administering training courses in a large international organization or in a United Nations organization. Training experience should include planning, costing, developing, organizing, conducting and evaluating staff development courses, seminars, workshops and orientation courses.

    Languages

    English and French are the working Languages of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). For the post advertised, fluency in English or French is required and a good working knowledge of the other is highly desirable

    Other Skills
    Good knowledge of computers and contemporary software applications.

    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.
     
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    Job Title: Associate Legal Officer [Courtroom Officer], P-2
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 20 Apr 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 20 Feb 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-LEG-ICTR-417331-R-ARUSHA

    Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.

    Remuneration

    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    • Under the supervision of the CMS Co-ordinator and the Chief of the Judicial Proceedings Unit, the incumbent will represent the Registrar in court during all cases assigned to his portfolio, in close collaboration with other Registry staff.
    • He or she will primarily be responsible for the smooth operation of all such proceedings. This includes courtroom management on behalf of the Registrar prior to and during the proceedings of the Tribunal and responsibility for the administrative management of Tribunal cases documentation during the course of the proceedings.
    • Preparing for the approval of the Presiding Judge or a person designated to that effect Minutes of Proceedings (Trials, Initial/Further Appearances, Status Conferences, etc.) pursuant to Rule 35 of the Rules and distributing them to concerned staff on the day of the proceedings.
    • Notifying the relevant Registry Sections/Units about directives, orders, decisions, etc. of the bench during court proceedings for necessary action.
    • Anticipating and responding to issues raised by the Chamber, with respect to actions of the court, requests for information/witnesses/evidence/accused and appropriately responding to such requests in an independent manner.
    • Ensuring, prior to the court proceedings, that the courtroom is ready, the accused brought in, the equipment is in functioning order, the parties and all support staff have the necessary facilities for the proceedings to proceed smoothly.
    • Bringing all relevant information for the preparation of the Judicial Calendar to the attention of the Legal Officer in charge of preparing the Judicial Calendar of the Trial Chamber as well as of the Consolidated Judicial Calendar.
    • Acting as the alter ego of a CMS Co-ordinator, and assuming, as required, the related responsibilities.
    • Ensuring that all the parties are notified of the scheduling of case-events for trials and hearings.
    • Assuming control and administration of all documents and evidence submitted before the Chamber by the Prosecution and Defence counsel.
    • Providing responses to all issues directed at the Registry in Court, or requesting for more time to compile and supply the information requested.
    • Maintaining and updating a tabular schedule of activities in the Trial Chamber.
    • Contributing to the drafting of Registrar's written representations to Chambers pursuant to Rule 33 (B) of the Rules.
    • Bringing all relevant information for the preparation of the Judicial Calendar to the attention of the Legal Officer in charge of preparing the Judicial Calendar of the Trial Chamber as well as of the Consolidated Judicial Calendar.
    • The incumbent will perform any other duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor(s).
    Competencies
    Professionalism: Knowledge of the proceedings in a courtroom and the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the Tribunal.
    Planning and organization: Identify priority activities and assignments; adjust priorities as required; use time efficiently.
    Accountability: Deliver outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time and quality standards; operate in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.
    Creativity: Actively seek to improve services.
    Communication: Speak and write clearly and effectively.
    Teamwork: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds with respect for diversity.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education
    University degree in Law or in Court administration.

    Work Experience
    At least 3 years of relevant experience in a legal environment, preferably in the area of court administration. Mastery of courtroom procedures and experience in an international judicial body would be and asset.

    Languages
    Fluent in English or French; good working knowledge of the other is required.

    Other Skills

    Applicants should be fully computer literate within the Windows operating system. Knowledge of and experience with the following applications is required; Lotus Notes, Lotus cc:Mail, the general Microsoft package including Word and Excel, and Internet Explorer or Navigator. Familiarity with the concepts of a paperless office and electronic file management is desired.

    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.
     
  8. Maxence Melo

    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 02 May 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 03 Mar 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-LEG-ICTR-417448-R-ARUSHA

    The appointment is limited to ICTR. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secreteriat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected.

    Remuneration
    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of and general guidance of the Presiding Judges of the Tribunal Chambers and of the Chief of the Chamber Support Section, the incumbent:
    • Provides legal advice and support to the Judges and Associate Legal Officers on international criminal law, international humanitarian law and comparative law;
    • Organizes, supervises and contributes substantially to the drafting of judgments;
    • Oversees the logistical organization of judgment drafting with the Presiding Judge and Chief, Chambers Support Section;
    • In co-operation with the Trial Chamber Coordinators, undertakes specific legal research on issues of substantive law;
    • Liaises with the Registry's relevant sections and units for the publication of the Tribunal?s judgments;
    • Ensure the coherence of the jurisprudence rendered by the Trial Chambers'
    • Regularly updates the Trial Chambers on the jurisprudence developed by other Trial Chambers, by the Appeal Chamber and by the ICTY;
    • Establishes and manages complete electronic databases of all pertinent judicial materials for use by the Chambers;
    • Assist in the development of programs aimed at updating and improving the scientific skills of the associate legal officers assigned to the Chambers and enabling exchange of experience among legal staff in the Tribunal (in-house seminars, workshops, etc.);
    • Performs other related duties as required.
    CompetenciesPlanning and organization: Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies. Use time efficiently.
    Accountability: Operate in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.
    Creativity: Actively seek to improve services.
    Communication: Speaks and writers clearly and effectively.
    Managing performance: Ability to delegate the appropriate responsibilities, roles and reporting lines clearly.
    Judgment/decision-making: Aptitude to treat sensitive or confidential information appropriately.
    Vision: Demonstrated ability to put forth sound strategically planned realistic goals and objectives.
    Professionalism: Knowledge of procedural and substantive law at either the national or international level; experience in applying legal expertise to a diverse range of complex legal issues; analytical skills and ability to conduct comprehensive number of cases and work in an efficient and directed manner; discretion and sound judgment in applying legal expertise to sensitive, complex legal issues; ability to work to tight deadlines and handle multiple concurrent projects/cases.
    Teamwork: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and backgrounds with respect for diversity.

    QUALIFICATIONS


    Education

    Advanced University degree (Masters degree) in international law, criminal law or international humanitarian or human rights law.

    Work Experience
    Six (6) years of relevant experience in legal analysis, research and writing, of which at least two years should be UN-related or at the international level. Excellent knowledge of the ICTR activities and of its procedure and case-law.

    Languages

    English and French are the working language of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. For the posts advertised, fluency in English or French is required, and a good working knowledge of the other working language is desirable.

    Other Skills
    Excellent legal drafting skills. Good knowledge of modern computer software applications and of various legal databases.

    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.
     
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    Job Title: Audio Editor / Redactor, FSL-4:
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 4 May 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 5 March 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: AR-08-JLS-CMS-INT-002

     
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    Maxence Melo JF Founder Staff Member

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    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 05 May 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 06 Mar 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-LEG-ICTR-417496-R-ARUSHA

    The appointment is limited to ICTR. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected.

    Remuneration

    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    Under the direct supervision of a Senior Appeals Counsel, the incumbent shall:
    • Review and analyze final judgments and interlocutory decisions of Trial Chambers and provide advice on the advisability of appeal and identify grounds of appeal;
    • Draft notices of appeal or requests for certification to appeal;
    • In relation to the preparation of appeal briefs and the handling of pre-appeal motions, review trial records, do database searches and undertake legal research and writing.
    • Provide legal advice to members of trial teams of the Office of the Prosecutor;
    • Assist the Senior Appeals Counsel or the Appeals Counsel in preparing for oral argument in appeals, attend court before the Appeals Chamber and make oral submissions at appeal hearings or related proceedings;
    • Ensure compliance with orders or directives of the Appeals Chamber;
    • Assist in the preparation and delivery of in-house legal training within the Office of the Prosecutor; and
    • Discharge promptly and competently any other tasks assigned by his/her supervisors.
    Competencies
    Communication: Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing and to demonstrate openness in sharing information with and keeping others informed.
    Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve team and organizational goals while maintaining respect for, and sensitivity to, diversity.
    Planning and organization: Ability to identify priorities and to monitor and adjust plans and actions, as necessary to achieve work objectives.
    Accountability: Ability to operate in compliance with organizational regulations and rules and to take responsibility for his/her own performance.
    Creativity: Ability to seek to improve programmes or services and to find innovative solutions to problems.
    Technological awareness: Ability to apply technology effectively to tasks and to keep abreast of developments in technology.

    QUALIFICATIONS


    Education

    Advanced law degree from a university of recognized standing. Advanced studies in International Criminal law or International Humanitarian Law with relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced law degree.

    Work Experience
    A minimum of 5 years of relevant practical legal experience is required. Of that period, at least 2 years must have been spent doing advocacy at the international criminal justice level. The ability to do legal research and high quality writing are required. The candidate must be of good professional background, with no disciplinary record relating to unprofessional or unethical conduct.

    Languages

    English and French are the working languages of the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (UNICTR). For the post advertised, fluency in English or French is required and a good working knowledge of the other language is desirable. Knowledge of the Kinyarwanda language is an added advantage.

    Other skills:

    The candidate should have excellent legal research and writing skills, strong analytical skills and excellent oral and written advocacy skills. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to deal with a range of complex legal issues and the capacity to handle a number of complex tasks against tight deadlines;

    Knowledge in the use of computer applications is essential.

    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.
     
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    Job Title: Associate Appeals Counsel (Multiple), Arusha
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 05 May 2008

    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 06 Mar 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-LEG-ICTR-417492-R-ARUSHA

    The appointment is limited to ICTR. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds. As the international tribulans are not integrated in the Secreteriat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected.

    Remuneration

    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities

    Under the direction of the Senior Appeals Counsel, the incumbent, in his/her capacity as Associate Appeals Counsel will perform the following duties:
    1. Conduct legal research on international humanitarian law, comparative criminal law, the law of evidence, law of procedure and policy issues.
    2. Prepare legal opinions for internal discussion, as requested.
    3. Format written briefs.
    4. Ensure timely filing of documents and briefs.
    5. Ensure timely and accurate submissions, corrections, cross-referencing and indexing of transcripts and other court documents.
    6. Act as the principal liaison with the Registry, Defence Counsel and the Appeals Chamber.
    7. Review and analyze submissions and evidence tendered by appellants.
    8. On behalf of the Prosecution, draft submissions and motions, including responses to appeals motions.
    9. Act as the responsible person for Rule 68 searches and all other disclosure issues.
    10. Perform other relevant tasks as requested by Appeals Counsel or the Chief, ALAD.
    Competencies
    Communication: Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing and to demonstrate openness in sharing information with and keeping others informed.
    Planning and Organization: The ability to plan, prioritize and work with minimum supervision.
    Teamwork: Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve team and organizational goals, while maintaining respect for, and sensitivity to diversity.
    Technological awareness: Capacity to apply technology effectively to tasks and the ability to keep abreast of developments in technology.
    Creativity: Ability to come up with new and innovating approaches to research and other assignments.

    QUALIFICATIONS


    Education

    Advanced law degree from a university of recognized standing. Advanced studies in International Criminal law and International Humanitarian Law with relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced law degree.

    Work Experience
    A minimum of three (3) years of professional legal experience working in either a law office or an international or national tribunal with emphasis on legal analysis, research and writing. Practical experience in criminal and procedural law will be a recommendation. Experience in research and drafting is required. Academic or practical experience in International Humanitarian Law would be a distinct advantage.

    Languages

    English and French are the working languages of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English or French is required. A working knowledge of the other language would be an advantage. A working knowledge of Kinyarwanda is an added advantage.

    Other Skills

    Excellent research, analytical and drafting skills. Familiarity with and ability to utilize most commonly used legal research and data collection tools would be an advantage.

    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.
     
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    Job Title: Associate Finance Officer, Chief Finance Unit
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 May 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 13 Mar 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-FIN-ICTR-417575-R-ARUSHA

    The appointment is limited to ICTR. Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds. As the international tribunals are not integrated in the Secretariat, UN Staff Members serve on assignment or secondment from their parent department/office if selected.

    Remuneration

    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values:
    Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities
    • Under the direct supervision of the CFO, Arusha and in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer, Kigali, the incumbent is responsible for exercising the delegated authority for all finance related activities in the Kigali Finance Unit.
    • Authorizes and controls the disbursement of funds and budgetary allocations. Review, approve and post all payment, journal and cash receipt vouchers issued in Kigali Finance Unit after ensuring that the necessary supporting documents to substantiate such transactions are reviewed and vetted.
    • Ensure that payments are properly certified and as per the budgetary allotments issued.
    • Ensure that all vouchers are duly stamped 'paid' prior to filing.
    • Ensure full implementation of and compliance with all existing United Nations Financial rules and regulations, instructions and administrative guidance applicable and seek guidance from Chief Finance Officer, Arusha as and when required.
    • Exercise the overall supervision of the work of the staff of Finance Unit and provide guidance to subordinates and distributes the work and supervises the activities of cashier on a daily basis.
    • Prepare cash projections and submit to Arusha Finance Office on a monthly basis. Liaise with Accounts Unit in Arusha for fund management in the local bank accounts to ensure fund sufficiency and optimization.
    • Supervise the cashier in dealing with banks and of individual payees including staff of ICTR. Also supervise the cash office operations such as cash receipts, deposit and wire transfer and maintain proper control in these areas as per the established SOPs and rules directed by CFO of Arusha
    • Liaise with auditors and other investigative bodies as and when required.
    • Performs cash counts on hand, Petty cash and other cash related activities.
    • Liaise with the other Sections/Units of the Tribunal to provide financial guidance and answer queries as required.
    • Ensure proper filing system for the Unit.
    • Performs any other duties and/or responsibilities assigned by CFO or Chief Administrative Officer Kigali
    Competencies
    Professionalism: In-depth knowledge of Accounting procedures and UN Financial Rules and Regulations
    Technology awareness: Strong familiarity with the UN computer-based accounting system (SUN system) and UN Accounting Manual
    Communications: Excellent inter-personal and communication (spoken and written) skills
    Teamwork: Good inter personal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi cultural, multi ethic environment
    Planning and organization: Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan and that of staff members under his/her supervision in accordance with the overall work plan of the Finance Section of ICTR.
    Client orientation: Strong focus on client service
    Managing performance: Makes sure that roles, responsibilities and reporting lines are clear to each staff member.
    Leadership: Ability to motivate staff
    Judgement/decision making: Good judgment and ability to make sound decisions.

    QUALIFICATIONS


    Education
    Advanced university degree in Business Administration, preferably with a major in overall Finance

    Work Experience
    A minimum of seven years of relevant experience in the processing and management of computerized Finance system, two of which should be in the UN financial system or other international organization.

    Languages

    English and French are the working Languages of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR). For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of the other languages desirable.

    Other Skills

    Knowledge of the UN Staff Rules and Financial Rules/Regulations as well as accounting principles.

    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying.
     
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    Job Title: Witness Support Officer
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 27 May 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 28 Mar 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-LEG-ICTR-417749-R-ARUSHA

    Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.

    Remuneration
    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities

    Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Section, the incumbent shall oversee the day-to-day operations of the Support Unit, coordinate and supervise the provision of adequate assistance services during pre-trial, trial and post trial phases to witnesses and victims called to testify before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. This entails to:
    1. Plan and coordinate support services to witnesses and victims to ensure the well-being and availability of witnesses/victims prior to, during and after their testimonies as well as their effective implementation. The incumbent shall: - Receive and check, by interview and liaison with Prosecution Lawyers and Defence Counsels, details about witnesses to be called to testify and establish first contact with witnesses; assess after interview, witnesses and victims support needs for professional intervention, if necessary, and develop a strategy to ensure that such assistance I effectively provided by liaising with relevant specialists that provide medical or, in exceptional cases, psychological/psychiatric assistance; secure their travel documents and facilitate immigration entry and exit formalities in Tanzania; Coordinate and implement support programmes and policies regarding handling of witnesses, including child care, lost earnings; ensure that witnesses do not suffer loss due to their action, or threat to their safety, security and physical integrity so as to ensure that the process minimizes the chance of further traumatization and ensure the protection of rights and benefits of the witnesses in the country of residence during their stay in Arusha; Liaise and negotiate, on behalf of the Chief of Section, with high level government officials for the issuance of travel documents to witnesses residing in their territory; follow up on official requests for assistance addressed to the authorities of the Host countries; Handle all matters related to the assignment of expert witnesses who are hired under Special Service Agreements offered by the Registry.
    2. Assist the Chief of Section in designing support programmes for witnesses; advise the Chief of Section on legal and gender sensitized approaches and policy matters related to witnesses' support and protection issues. Represent the Chief of Section in discussions and review of witness support matters raised by the Trial Chambers in camera or in public hearings.
    3. Coordinate and supervise the support activities of the Section. Supervise the Witness Support Assistants who provide directly, practical support to witnesses and victims during their stay in Arusha. Supervise the Administrative Assistant/safe house bursar and the safe house support staff; ensure that witnesses received adequate practical and emotional comfort as required and that support staff deal with their well-being during the period of stay of witnesses for testimony purposes
    4. Develop methods for handling, recording, protecting and preserving highly confidential identification information and documents related to witnesses; maintain up-to-date and detailed computerized records on individual cases of witnesses and victims and ensure safekeeping of all of their particulars; maintain at all times, strict confidentiality about any matters relating to the witnesses and victims; and prepare analytical reports on the support provided to the witnesses and victims.
    5. Assist the Chief of Section in the production of materials for information of the witnesses and victims; organize briefings and conduct court familiarization sessions in order to prepare the witnesses for court appearance; provide witnesses and victims with information about the Tribunal and promote a better understanding of its aims and activities, the court proceedings, their role before the Chambers; and Organize debriefing sessions for witnesses in order to prepare them on how to deal with the post trial phase.
    6. Follow up on, and monitor the well-being of the witnesses after trial and facilitate after-care by maintaining contact and liaising with relevant national bodies and NGO that provide such services for witnesses and victims in the country of their current residence. Perform other duties as required.
    Competencies
    Communication: Demonstrates good written and verbal communication skills in both French and English. Knowledge of Kinyarwanda is desirable.
    Planning and organization: Demonstrates ability to identify activities and assignments; adjusts and plans priorities as required. Ability to prioritize among competing demands.
    Creativity: Ability to offer new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs.
    Teamwork: Demonstrates interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
    Managing Performance: Ability to delegate responsibilities articulately to staff members, and ensure that rules and reporting lines are clear to each staff member.
    Vision and Leadership: Ability to identify strategic issues, opportunities, impending risks and to improve contingency plan.
    Judgement/Decision making: Ability to quickly identify key issues in complex witnesses and victims situations, and provide objective responses based on factual data.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education

    Advanced university degree (Masters) in the field of international law, social sciences or other relevant field.

    Work Experience
    At least six (6) years of experience in international law, human rights investigations, counselling and social work involving refugees? protection or assistance to victims of grave human rights violations or other criminal abuses.

    Languages
    Fluency in French or English and a good working knowledge of the other is required. Knowledge of Kinyarwanda is desirable.

    Other Skills
    • Experience in supervisory function of complex organization is required.
    • Knowledge of effective casework techniques and of effective techniques to design and implement witness support programmes at international level is desirable.
    • Thorough understanding of witnesses and victims issues, a knowledge of court proceedings and a sound understanding of trial and post trial effects on witnesses and victims appearing in court.
    • Experience in preparing witnesses for trial.
    • Ability to deal with queries from traumatized witnesses and victims in a sensitive manner.
    • Ability to distinguish between normal emotional and pathological behaviour that requires specialist assistance.
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to negotiate, obtain cooperation from officials of foreign countries is highly desirable.
    • Experience in working with the United Nation; previous exposure to Rwandan culture combined with a thorough understanding of the historical background to its conflict are also desirable.
    • The following skills are required: Ability to think clearly, act logically and objectively.
    • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to fast moving situations.
    • Ability to work under high pressure.
    • Willingness to work flexible hours and attend meetings outside normal office hours.
    • Willingness to provide assistance without prejudice to all witnesses.
    • Competence in the use of computers.
    The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8). English and French are the two working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking environment.THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, TRAINING OR ANY OTHER FEES). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON BANK ACCOUNTS.PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AFTER THE DEADLINE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    How to apply

    All applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. Because applications submitted by United Nations (UN) staff members are considered first, provided the eligibility requirements set out in ST/AI/2002/4 are met and the application is submitted in a timely fashion, staff members should apply within 15-day or 30-day mark.

    Online applications will be acknowledged where an email address has been provided. If you do not receive an e-mail acknowledgement within 24 hours of submission, your application may not have been received. In such cases, please go to "My UN" page and check the status of your application by clicking on "View Application History", and resubmit the application, if necessary.

    1. To start the application process, applicants are required to register by opening a "My UN" account. Go to Login, and Register as a User. Fill in the form and choose a User Name and Password.

    2. After opening the account, applicants may apply for vacancies using the Personal History Profile (PHP) provided. Once the PHP has been completed for a particular vacancy, it can be saved and used for future applications. The PHP may be up-dated, when necessary, for future applications.

    3. In completing the PHP, please note that all fields marked with an asterisk must be completed.

    4. UN staff members must submit scanned copies of their two latest Performance Appraisal System (PAS) reports at the time of application to the appropriate Human Resources Office (HRO)/Personnel Office (PO) to the email address below, clearly indicating the vacancy announcement number. In case you have no access to the digitizing equipment, please submit hard copies of the two latest PAS reposts to the relevant HRO/PO via fax.

    E-mail: ictr_Personnel@un.org,

    Fax: 1-212-963-2848, 255-27-250 4000, 255-27-250 4373

    Please see the Frequently Asked Questions, if you encounter problems when applying. __________________
     
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    Job Title: Protection Officer
    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31 May 2008
    DATE OF ISSUANCE: 01 Apr 2008
    ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda
    DUTY STATION: Arusha
    VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 08-LEG-ICTR-417772-R-ARUSHA

    Extension of the appointment is subject to extension of the mandate and/or the availability of the funds.

    Remuneration
    Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation and benefits package is offered.

    United Nations Core Values:
    Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

    Responsibilities

    Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Witness and Victims Support Section, the incumbent shall oversee the day-to-day operations of the Protection Unit, coordinate and supervise the provision of adequate protection services during pre-trial, trial and post trial phases to witnesses and victims who are called by Prosecuting Lawyers and Defence Counsels and the Judges for the purpose of testimony before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and shall ensure their security and safety during their stay in Arusha. His/her major duties and responsibilities shall be as follows:

    1. To plan and ensure implementation of protective measures ordered by the Trial Chambers in favor of witnesses and coordinate security and safety support services to witnesses and victims to ensure the well-being and availability of witnesses/victims prior to, during and after their testimonies as well as the effective implementation of the protection programme so as to create a conducive environment for testimony. The incumbent shall:
      • Ensure that Prosecution Lawyers and Defence Counsels provide all necessary information with respect to any threat or information that might jeopardize the security situation of witnesses who are called to testify, while they are filling the Personal Identification Proforma (Forms) pertaining to the particulars of their witnesses;
      • Develop strategies, policies and procedures involving short term and long term plans for the protection of witnesses who have testified before the Tribunal and who fear a threat to their life, property or family and on how to deal with threat assessment and taking of preventive measures for the protection of witnesses;
      • Conduct interviews of witnesses, Lawyers and Counsel with respect to the fears of the witnesses and threats against them reported to the Section. Initiate contact with the witnesses who are called so as to provide them with necessary information pertaining to the Protection programme;
      • Review and identify the protection needs of witnesses before, during and after the testimony and determine the required action and measures to be taken and implemented by the Protection Unit in compliance with the protective measures ordered by the Trial Chambers and the Appeals Chamber;
      • Contact and liaise with Prosecution Lawyers and Defence Counsels, witnesses, the ICTR Chief of Security and Safety Section, the national authorities of the law enforcement agencies, National Governmental Organizations (local and international) of the countries of residence of witnesses in order to seek assistance and provision of all necessary security measures and the establishment of appropriate protection mechanisms in the countries of residence and in Tanzania;
      • Assist the Witness Support Officer in contacting officials of Member States where the witnesses reside, so as to seek their cooperation for the issuance of travel documents for those of them who do not possess valid travel documents and exit and re-entry authorizations to facilitate the travel from/to their countries of residence to and to/from Arusha;
      • Make overall arrangements with officials of the host country in Tanzania to facilitate safe and unfettered entry to and exit from Tanzania for the purpose of testimony before the Tribunal and for the clearance of immigration and customs formalities at arrival and departure;
      • Report on ongoing implementation of protective measures to the Chief of Section on a regular basis;
      • Liaise and negotiate, on behalf of the Chief of Section, with high level government officials for matters relating to the implementation of the protection programme and ensure a steady follow up on official requests for assistance and cooperation addressed to the authorities of the host countries of Defence witnesses;
    2. To oversee and conduct the redaction of court transcripts in both English and French so as to expunge all relevant information that can disclose the identity of witnesses before they are made public and take all measures to prevent the public and media from knowing the identity of Defence witnesses who are about to testify, who are testifying and who have completed their testimony;
    3. To handle all matters relating to the assignment of Local Law enforcement Officers (national security officers) assigned to the Safe houses, close protection and escort duties as well as to develop an overall protection plan for movement and security of witnesses in consultation with the Security Sergeant/Security and Movement Coordinator;

    4. To assist the Chief of Section in the design and adoption of the Section's overall protection programme for witnesses and advise the Chief of Section in substantive matters involving protection issues and in the adoption of the best security approaches and policy matters related to the protection of witnesses;
    5. To represent, when and if necessary, the Chief of Section in discussions and review of witness protection matters raised by the Trial Chambers in camera or in public hearings.
    6. To oversee the operations of the WVSS-D Sub-Office in Kigali, Rwanda, coordinate and supervise the protection activities of the Section in Rwanda and Tanzania by supervising the daily work of the Security Sergeant/Security and Movement Coordinator, who oversees the performance of all security officers, the Drivers and the national security officers assigned to the safe houses and providing guidance to the Officer-in-charge of the WVSS-D Sub-Office in Rwanda. This entails:
    a) Planning and preparing duties rosters and activities schedules for the Protection Unit; Providing operational guidance for effective implementation of protection programme
    b) Reviewing protection activities while in progress and upon completion
    c) Proposing improvement measures and discussing any change in established procedures, policies and strategies in coping with the nature of activities to be conducted in view of special circumstances resulting from emergency situations affecting protection's operations of witnesses

    d) Ensuring timely availability of witnesses before the Tribunal for hearing purposes

    e) Overseeing basic intelligence information that might affect the safety and security of witnesses which is gathered by security officers and channeled to the Security Sergeant/Security and Movement Coordinator and the Officer-in-charge of the WVSS-D Sub-Office in Rwanda

    f) Reviewing incoming correspondences relating to requests for protective measures, drafting of reply to these correspondences and proposing to the Chief of Section required measures for consideration and implementation

    h) Maintaining regular contact with witnesses, Lawyers and Counsel for protection related matters

    i) Establishing good communication procedure within the Protection Unit for the maintenance and respect of chain of command, team spirit, cohesion and effective teamwork

    7. To develop methods for handling, recording, protecting and preserving highly confidential identification information and documents related to witnesses, maintain up-to-date and detailed computerized records on individual cases of witnesses and victims and ensure safekeeping of all of their particulars; Maintain at all times, strict confidentiality about any matters relating to the witnesses and victims; and prepare analytical reports on the protection services provided to the witnesses and victims.

    8. To assist the Chief of Section in the production of materials for information of the witnesses and victims, organize briefings and conduct court familiarization session in order to prepare the witnesses for court appearance, provide witnesses and victims with information about the Tribunal and promote a better understanding of its aims and activities, the court proceedings, their role before the Chambers; and organize debriefing sessions for Defense witnesses in order to prepare them on how to deal and cope with protection issues during the post trial phase.

    9. To provide regular reports upon completion of operations to the Chief of Section, any status, general and specific reports on particular facts, incidents and events that are worth bringing to the attention of the Chief of Section and perform any other duties as required such as drafting of memoranda, official correspondences and any other assignments required from the Protection Unit and the Section.
    Competencies
    Planning and organizing: Identifies priority activities and assignment; adjusts priorities as required. Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
    Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; operates within the organisation's regulations ad rules.
    Creativity: Actively seeks to improve programs and services and takes interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things.
    Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively.
    Managing Performance: Good managerial and supervisory skills. Ability to monitor progress against milestones and deadlines.
    Leadership: Proactive in developing strategies to accomplish objectives.
    Judgement/Decision making: Ability to identify the key issues in a complex situation, and come up understand the problem quickly and derive practical solutions.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Education

    Advanced Degree or Diploma from Military Academy, Police Academy, or Army War College and other relevant courses in strategy, tactics, administration, management of human resources and security operations leading to high level qualification in the area of provision of security services and maintenance to very important personalities and special persons.

    Work Experience

    A minimum of 8 years of professional experience in the area of Security Management at the national or international level with emphasis in Personnel Management with a minimum rank of Colonel. Experience in UN Missions, International Peacekeeping or Emergency missions in Africa is an asset. Experience in high level management of human resources, strategy planning and execution of security operations within National Security Agency or Organizations is highly desirable, and Experience in dealing with law enforcement agency in the African continent, particularly in the Great Lakes area is an added advantage.

    Languages
    Fluency in either English or French language is required.

    Other Skills
    Ability to think clearly,act logically and respond quickly and effectively to fast moving situations.
     
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    Job Title: Laboratory Supervisor
    Closing Date: Friday, 02 May 2008 Duke University Health research organization with emphasis on HIV/AIDS

    Location: United Republic of Tanzania (the) (Moshi)

    Job Description

    Duke Tanzania Program

    The Duke University Global Health Institute seeks a Research Laboratory Supervisor to oversee laboratory and research activities in hematology, chemistry, microbiology, immunology and molecular sections to support NIH-sponsored AIDS and infectious disease research conducted by the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC)/Duke University Collaboration. The laboratories, located in the KCMC Biotechnology Laboratory, Moshi, Tanzania, are fully functional and operate under GCLP standards using state of the art laboratory equipment. Chief responsibilities will include monitoring of daily activities and staff, internal and external QA, supplies, inventory, equipment maintenance, and integration of new projects and staff development.

    We seek a senior level medical technologist for this position, preferably with a Master's degree, laboratory management experience and experience in an international laboratory setting. Candidates must be willing to commit a minimum of 2 years to this position.

    Moshi lies at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania 30 minutes from the Kilimanjaro International Airport with close access to the game parks and coastal beaches. KCMC is a 450 bed referral and teaching hospital staffed by both Tanzanian and international health care workers. KCMC College and Tumaini University, both on site, offer a robust academic environment in the health related professions.
    Vacancies Contact
    Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae and the names of three references to John A. Crump, MB, ChB, Project Leader, KCMC/Duke University Collaboration (crump017@mc.duke.edu).
    Reference Code: RW_7DCFU6-98
     
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    Thanks, kama kuna aliyenufaika na vacancies hizi basi ni vema akatufahamisha ili tujue hatutwangi maji kwenye kinu.

    Ahsanteni
     
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    Job Title: Program Manager,
    Employer: Catholic Relief Services (CRS)

    Job Description

    Background:

    CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, a $335 million program to provide increased access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) to persons with HIV/AIDS. The project is funded by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), as part of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). As the lead agency, CRS has the responsibility of managing and coordinating the activities of five consortium members in nine countries, as well as tracking and reporting on these activities to the donor. Now finishing its fourth year of operation, the AIDSRelief program is implemented through nine CRS country offices, one of which is in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In order to support the Government of Tanzania's national roll out of antiretroviral therapy, the USG has tasked AIDSRelief with providing support to four geographic regions: Mwanza, Mara, Manyara and Tanga. Within this context, AIDSRelief Tanzania expanded to provide full coverage of support of district and regional hospitals in these regions, and in the coming year will add a Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) program while also supporting the decentralizing ART services to 29 health centers. The program is currently developing its management systems and staff capacity to meet the demands of the growing program. A zonal staffing structure has been developed to enable program staff to visit hospitals more often while a central team based in Dar es Salaam focuses on overall grant leadership, management and quality standards, and program representation.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    In collaboration with the Zonal Technical lead, the Zonal program manager ensures that agreed upon activities under the AIDSRelief program in the zone are carried out; Oversees the day to day program operation of AIDSRelief activities in close collaboration and coordination with the zonal technical leads; Serve as primary representative for AIDSRelief activities in the zone; monitors program implementation; maintains relationships with project partners and key stakeholders in project implementation; contributes to development of annual COP submission, Local Partner Treatment Facilities (LPTF) budgets, strategic plans and reports; Provide guidance and supervise project and finance officers, and program assistants

    SPECIFIC DUTIES:

    Program management

    1. Provide LPTF assistance in developing and implementing work plans supporting AIDSRelief activities.
    2. Conduct quarterly program reviews/partners forum with LPTF in collaboration with the zonal technical team;
    3. Compile and summarize field trip reports to identify potential areas of concern within the program and work with the program team to implement viable solutions.
    4. Conduct regular site visits to assure proper implementation of AIDSRelief activities ? at least 25% of the time
    5. Assure proper electronic and paper based documentation of AIDSRelief activities at the regional level in collaboration with the program and technical staff
    6. Contribute to the development of CRS/Tanzania's HIV and AIDS Strategic Plan, Strategic Program Plan, and Annual Program Plans.
    7. Support the Dar based staff in the development, review and submission of reports and plans required by the donor, MOH, and CRS/HQ.

    Coordination

    1. With direction from the zonal technical lead, coordinate technical assistance visits to local partner treatment facilities.
    2. Coordinate project implementation within the zone and provide on-the-job training as appropriate in order to improve project operations.
    3. In collaboration with zonal technical lead, manage and rollout the zonal team's implementation calendar for field activities.
    4. Support cooperation with local partner treatment facilities in the management of the AIDSRelief project and other community development activities related to the project
    5. Coordinate with supply chain specialists or procurement staff to assure all necessary medical supply, equipments and drugs are delivered at LPTF
    6. Work closely with CRS Head of Office in the zone to assure all AIDSRelief operational needs are met

    Integration

    1. Hold regular meetings with other CRS Tanzania programs at the zonal level to ensure best synergies between existing programs and AIDSRelief project recipients
    2. Identify opportunities for expanding wrap around activities Finance and Budgeting
    3. In coordination with the Country Management Team (CMT), support the AIDSRelief LPTF performance dashboard analysis.
    4. Coordinate with project officer and Finance and Compliance Manager to provide guidance in the preparation and finalization of the annual budget for each LPTF.
    5. In coordination with the AIDSRelief Finance and Compliance Manager, review and approve estimate of cash needs for AIDSRelief funds on a monthly and quarterly basis.
    6. Ensure that the AIDSRelief Finance and Compliance Manager has the information he needs to ensure cash flow to meet the needs of project partners
    7. Provide final review and approval for the liquidations in compliance to approved budget and compliance with donor regulations
    8. Review updated budget status report from all LPTFs on a monthly and quarterly basis
    9. Notify ART Finance and Compliance Manager of any assessed or requested financial technical assistance needs of the LPTF

    Representation

    1. Foster linkages between AIDSRelief program with other community stakeholders
    2. Ensures appropriate representation at zonal/regional level meetings, in collaboration with the AR Program manager/DCOP or COP
    3. Network with key Tanzanian agencies and organizations at the zonal level.
    4. At the zonal level, serve as AIDSRelief resource for CRS/Tanzania.

    Sustainability

    1. Participate in developing sustainability plans for each LPTF
    2. Support the integration of ART services in to existing LPTF services.

    Supervisory responsibilities: The Zonal program manager will directly supervise the project officers (4) and program assistants (1).

    Key Working Relationships

    Internal: Zonal ART Doctor Team Lead; Zonal Head of Office, CRS Finance staff, Program officers, Program assistants and HQ staff

    External: LPTF staff, AIDSRelief consortium members, donor representatives

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. Masters degree in International Development, Public Health, or related field.
    2. Minimum 3-5 years overseas development experience, supervisory preferred.
    3. HIV and AIDS, ART and/or hospice experience should be a must.
    4. Demonstrated ability in proposal development, program analysis, project monitoring and evaluation, budgeting.
    5. Familiarity with developing budgets; demonstrated experience in monitoring budgets
    6. Capacity to work closely with, understand, and support local church partners.
    7. Excellent written and oral communications skills.
    8. Strong interpersonal, cross -cultural and training/mentoring skills.
    9. Sub-Saharan Africa and and/or Tanzania experience will be an added advantage.
    10. Advanced computer literacy

    Vacancies Contact
    To apply for this position please visit the Catholic Relief Services website at www.crs.org/about/careers. Regrettably, email submissions can not be accepted.
    Reference Code: RW_7DGNFP-7

    Applications Deadline: Saturday, 07 June 2008

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    Job Title: Programme Specialist
    Location: Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
    Type of Contract: 200 Series
    Post Number: 13415
    Post Level: L-3
    Languages Required: English

    UNDP has been playing a crucial role in the aid effectiveness agenda in Tanzania. Tanzania has made greater strides towards improved aid effectiveness and enhanced development partnership through the Tanzania Assistance Strategy (TAS) 2002/03-2004/05 and the Joint Assistance Strategy for Tanzania (JAST). UNDP has been providing support to the Government of Tanzania in strengthening Government capacity in external resource management and aid coordination, and also provides co-chairmanship of the Development Partners Group (DPG), which is an apex body of Tanzania’s Development Partners with a view of enhancing aid effectiveness and development partnership. UNDP Tanzania also provides a permanent secretariat support to the DPG.

    Recently, the Government of Tanzania and the Development Partners Group re-confirmed the relevance and critical role of the UNDP in Tanzania’s efforts to enhance aid effectiveness through establishing a Multi-Donor Basket Fund to support the DPG Secretariat with capacity strengthening component to the Government of Tanzania in terms of aid management.

    The post of the Aid Co-ordination Specialist is a head of the DPG Secretariat, and acts as the principal focal point to support the Development Partners and the Government in implementing the JAST as well as the principles of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness. The position is also an integral part of the UNDP Country Office and performs one of the core functions of the UNDP in terms of aid management. The area of aid coordination and management is one of the new priority lines for the UNDP Tanzania.

    The Aid Co-ordination Specialist will work under the overall guidance of the UNDP Country Director and direct supervision of the Team Leader/Assistant Resident Representative for Governance Unit (Political & Economical), and will be responsible for managing the Development Partners Group (DPG) Secretariat, which UNDP is providing a permanent secretariat support, and providing technical and analytical support on aid effectiveness matters.
    1. Analytical and technical support to the DPG:
    • Provide analytical, advisory, and technical support to the Development Partners Group on issues regarding aid effectiveness, effective dialogue, and improved development partnership.
    • Provide technical support to the Development Partners Group in facilitating policy dialogue on a number of key overarching policy issues, including management of the DPG monthly meetings, quarterly Development Cooperation Forum (DCF) meeting, and other DPG
    • Special discussions on topics agreed by the DPG.
    • Regular briefing to the DPG co-facilitators on aid coordination and harmonization in context of national processes (i.e. JAST Working Group, etc.)
    • Provide support to the OECD-DAC country-level activities.
    2. Programme Specialist for Aid Coordination portfolio:
    • Provide technical and administrative support in programme implementation with specific focus on aid coordination, harmonization, alignment and effectiveness
    • As a head of the DPG Secretariat, meet project management responsibilities for the strengthening of the DPG Secretariat project and manage day-to-day functions of the DPG Secretariat
    • Provide analytical and Programme backstopping support to the Aid Coordination Programme portfolio.
    3. Advisory and Technical Support to National Framework of Aid Effectiveness (JAST):
    • Support the work of the JAST Secretariat and areas of work as agreed by the DPG and the Ministry of Finance & Planning in terms of technical and analytical work on issues related to aid coordination and effectiveness issues, including dialogue structure, Division of Labours, etc.
    • Provide support to the Independence Monitoring Group (IMG) and JAST review as needed
    • Liaise with Aid Coordination Advisors in Ministry of Finance & Planning Mainland and Zanzibar as needed in providing necessary support to the JAST process.
    4. Facilitation of Information Sharing:
    • Technical support to the documentation of country experience on aid effectiveness agenda
    • Contribute to knowledge development for the development cooperation community on issues related to aid reforms
    5. Contribution to UNDP practices on Aid Effectiveness Matters:
    • Support the UN/UNDP capacity and positioning in terms of aid effectiveness agenda.
    • Provides analytical support to the UN/UNDP on aid effectiveness issue.
    Corporate Competencies:
    • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
    • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
    • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
    • Treats all people fairly without favoritism
    Functional Competencies:
    Knowledge Management and Learning
    • Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture in the office
    • Greater knowledge in national aid coordination, harmonization and alignment agenda (JAST, etc.) and knowledge in global aid environment and aid effectiveness agenda (including the Rome and Paris, etc.).
    • Greater knowledge in national development management processes (PER, MTEF, PFM, etc.).
    • Ability to advocate and provide policy advice
    • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
    Development and Operational Effectiveness
    • Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting
    • Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects, mobilize resources
    • Good knowledge of the Results Management Guide and Toolkit
    • Strong IT skills
    • Ability to lead implementation of new systems (business side), and affect staff behavioral/attitudinal change
    Management and Leadership
    • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback
    • Leads team effectively and shows conflict resolution skills
    • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
    • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
    • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors
    • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
    • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
    • A Master degree in Economics, Business Administration, International Development, or any other relevant field.
    • At least 5 years of relevant experience, including 3 years of proven experience in a developing country working successfully on aid management issues.
    • Prior work experience in development partner’s community, including multilateral development agencies. Knowledge of the mandate and role of the UNDP in aid coordination.
    • Familiarity with the aid context and development process in Tanzania
    • Fluency in English.
    How to Apply:
    Qualified/interested Tanzanians should send applications with CVs through

    UNDP, P.O. Box 9182 Dar es Salaam, not later than 27 April 2008.
     
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    Job Title: Intern for Records Management/Data Keeping
    Employer: UNDP/UNV PROGRAMME OFFICE

    Background:
    The UNV Programme receives a lot of correspondence from individuals and applicants interested to become UNV volunteers as well as from NGOs and other agencies, partners, the private sector and Government. These processes entail a lot of paper work and documentation.

    There has been a significant increase in the number of recruitments for UNV volunteers in the recent period. This situation has demanded more time and effort on the part of the UNV staff members. The task of filing and managing the records is therefore not adequately attended to. It is in this respect that an Intern is required to assist the UNV office in carrying out the related tasks within a specified time frame.

    Scope of work and Reporting:
    The Intern will work under the supervision of the Programme Assistant and her/his responsibilities would include the following:
    • Keep (outgoing Tanzanians) UNVs correspondence box files in an orderly manner on the shelf;
    • Sort out outdated correspondence in the box files for disposal;
    • Update correspondence in the files and file relevant documents in respective box files;
    • Replace old files by opening new ones;
    • Assist in arranging current files in the cabinets in an orderly manner;
    • Assist in labeling/marking file cabinets;
    • Assist in labeling/marking current UNVs files;
    • Arrange closed UNV files in an orderly manner in the archives;
    • Provide other type of assistance that may be requested.
    Qualifications, Experience and skills:
    • An ordinary diploma/advanced diploma or first degree in
    • Management/Administration or Social Sciences. Someone with Document
    • Management specialization would be the most preferable candidate.
    • Experience not necessary, but should be trainable and quick to grasp/learn.
    • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and beyond time of call.
    • Ability to work in a multicultural setting.
    Application Mode:
    Qualified/interested Tanzanians should send applications* with CVs through post or electronically to: Internship Focal Person, Development Support Services Unit, UNDP, P.O. Box 9182 Dar es Salaam, not later than 25 April
    2008. E-mail: deogratias.lukiko@undp.org.

    Duration:
    Not more than 6 months.

    Precaution:
    Internship terms and conditions downloadable from our website:
    www.tz.undp.org will apply. The Internship Application Form* is also available at the same website. Selected candidate should be willing to start the internship immediately.
     
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    Job Title: Product Marketing Intern
    Employer: WomenCraft

    Job Description

    WomenCraft is seeking an intern or volunteer who will contribute to WomenCraft’s marketing efforts by visiting local artisans and creating marketing materials.

    WomenCraft is a new social enterprise sponsored by the Anglican Church of Tanzania. WomenCraft is a new implementing partner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

    WomenCraft’s mission is to enable rural Tanzanian women to become contributing members of a successful fair-trade enterprise. WomenCraft’s members create high-quality handcrafted products to be sold according to international fair trade practices. WomenCraft strives to partner with Burundian refugee women who have recently returned to Burundi to rebuild their lives. WomenCraft is organized as a social enterprise which pays its members fair wages. WomenCraft uses its profits to provide community services to its members, partners and to the surrounding community. WomenCraft is committed to creating lasting social and economic change.

    Main Responsibilities include:
    - Visit and conduct interviews with local handicraft artisans
    - Write biographies/histories of artisans for promotion on website
    - Write detailed description of products with pictures
    - Research international outlets for product promotion
    - Online marketing (search engine optimization and link promotion)
    - Assistance with website development (previous experience not required)
    - Develop promotional materials for WomenCraft and WomenCraft Retreat House, such as the newsletter.

    Qualifications:
    - Outstanding writing skills
    - Previous non-profit experience preferred
    - Background in African studies, language studies, social enterprise, tourism and/or sustainable development is preferred
    - Ability to effectively communicate and conduct interviews
    - Detail-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple writing projects
    - Ability to work independently
    - Strong communication skills
    - Interest in fair trade and/or international development
    - Ability to commit for a minimum of two months

    Vacancies Contact
    Please contact WomenCraft through email at womencraftinfotz@gmail.com
    Apply as soon as possible as applications are being reviewed daily. Applications will close once the position is filled. As a result, positions may be filled in advance of the posted deadline.

    Reference Code: RW_7DSDBG-10
     
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