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Youth Fellow

Youth Fellow

  

Official Job Title:

Youth Fellow

Duty Station:

Beirut, Lebanon 

Contract type:

Service contract/ SC 5

Duration:

12 months (with possibility for extension)

Start up Date

Mid to end February 2015 latest

 

Background

The “Youth Fellowship Programme” has been supported by UNFPA for the past few years.  These fellowships have contributed considerably to developing capacities of many young people in various areas including programming, coordination, monitoring as well as thematic areas such as HIV/AIDS, Reproductive Health (RH), gender equality, and humanitarian among others. Specifically, the fellowships contributed to 1) strengthening the capacity of the country offices in terms of human resources and effective programming for young people, 2) enforcing youth participation in UNFPA programing for young people and, 3) demonstrating great practice of youth-adult partnership in UNFPA offices.

Within the context of the Reproductive Health (RH) Programme, UNFPA Lebanon intends to recruit a fellow who is expected to provide support to the youth related projects and interventions namely on RH and HIV/AIDS implemented by various partners (government and NGOs).  

The youth fellow will be working at UNFPA office on full time basis and shall undertake tasks and responsibilities in line with the Terms of Reference and as detailed below.

 

Duties and Responsibilities  

Through the tasks and responsibilities related to the youth programme in Lebanon, the fellow will be exposed to UNFPA’s work on young people at national level. The fellow will engage in concrete and ongoing projects and initiatives from a rights and gender base perspectives. Specifically and under the direct supervision of the RH National Programme Officer, the fellow will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in following up on the implementation of the Annual Work Plans (AWPs) of the various implementing partners (IPs) mainly with the Ministry of Public Health, Ministry of Education and Higher Education/Educational Center for Research and Development and selected NGOs  

·         Assist in following up on the actions and recommendations agreed upon between UNFPA  and the various above-mentioned IPs

·         Participate in monitoring activities such as field visits to attend events, meetings etc. implemented by the IPs and ensure collecting and submitting relevant information 

·         Assist in provision of logistic and administrative support in the organization of activities/events directly implemented by UNFPA

·         Assist in preparing/reviewing minutes of meetings

·         Assist in the compilation and drafting of information to be used to increase UNFPA visibility through various means and tools

·         Undertake search (including through internet) to compile information, documents, material, research tools, reports, good practices, etc. that would support the implementation of the various activities/projects under this programme

  • Attend / participate in events, meetings, conferences organised by other UN agencies, IPs or civil society as advised by the office

·         Participate in UNFPA staff meetings or any other meetings as requested

  • Engage in relevant and related learning and training opportunities as they come available

·         Undertake additional tasks and functions as requested.

 

Results/Expected Outputs

  • Support provided in following up on the implementation of the AWPs with implementing partners
  • At least four coordination meetings attended with each IP and 4 related activities in the field (ensuring the filling and submission of field monitoring visits reports) 
  • Assistance provided in the logistic arrangements and implementation of events including meetings
  • Assistance provided in collecting and compiling data and information from various sources (i.e. projects, meetings, seminars, conferences, internet, etc.) and other activities pertaining to the various RH/youth projects  
  • Drafted material, documentation and reports to be used by the Office and the IPs
  • Assistance provided for minutes of meeting 
  • At the end of the fellowship, the fellow is to organize a final presentation and submit a report to UNFPA CO reflecting the experience, knowledge acquired and results achieved as a result of the fellowship.
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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree (business/public administration, social sciences, public health or any other related discipline)
  • At least -2 years’ experience in coordination and/or supporting implementation of projects with focus on youth, and preferably a member of the Y-PEER network or trained on Y-PEER methodology/standards
  • Fluency and good writing skills in English and Arabic. 
  • Competencies:

Core

  • Integrity/Commitment to mandate 
  • Knowledge sharing/continuous learning 
  • Valuing diversity
  • Working in teams
  • Communicating information and ideas
  • Conflict and self- management
  • Organizational awareness 

 

Functional

  • Adapts quickly to change
  • Results orientation/Commitment to excellence

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications should apply on line by submitting the following:

Letter of motivation


Updated CV


P11 form (
click to download) detailing work experience that is relevant to the vacancy requirements as indicated in the TORs

The above documents should be submitted to the following email address: info-lebanon@unfpa.org no later than January 31, 2015. 

UNFPA will only be responsible to respond to those applicants submitting the above required documents and in which there is further interest.

 

Notices

Competitive Bidding - Sale of UNFPA Vehicle

Competitive Bidding - Sale of UNFPA Vehicle

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 Sale of UNFPA Vehicle

By

Competitive Bidding

 

                                                                                                                                                

Dear Sir/Madam,

Subject: Sale of Vehicle by UNFPA Lebanon

UNFPA Lebanon has for sale “As-is” by competitive bidding, the following vehicle:

 

Item Description

Quantity

Status

NISSAN PRIMERA 2.0 GX 1999; Serial # JNIBCAP11ZO930771

Color: White

Chassis #:JNTBCAP11Z0930771

Mileage: 176,000 km

1 unit

  • Custom NOT paid;
  • The vehicle engine is in accepted condition;
  • The vehicle is “In service” since May 1999;

Moreover, please note the following:

  1. Sale condition As-is.
  2. UN international staff members are excluded from bidding.
  3. The vehicle is available for inspection by interested bidders between 7-28 January 2015  and only between (Monday -Wednesday), from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., by contacting Mr. Zareh Donikian, UNFPA Lebanon office, on + 961 1 962570/ +961 70195858 to book an appointment.
  4. The vehicle is located at the following addresse: UNFPA Lebanon  Office, Arab African International Bank Building, Riad El Sholh Street, Beirut – Lebanon
  5. The bids must be delivered in sealed envelope to UNFPA Lebanon office by  2:00 p.m. Beirut Local Time on Monday 2 February 2015. The outer envelope must be clearly marked with the following:


UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND (UNFPA)- Lebanon

Arab African International Bank Building,

Riad Al-Solh Street,

Beirut

Invitation to Bid #. UNFPA/LBN/2015/001

Attention:  Ms. Roula Chalhoub

The UNFPA office has the right to accept or  refuse any bid. The vehicle will be delivered in its present condition at the place of exposition to the buyer after payment of the related cost which covers fees for registration and customs (if applicable).                                                                                        

Best Regards,

Asma Kurdahi
Assistant Representative
UNFPA Lebanon Office

Latest update: 5/18/2012