Accelerator Lab Assistant

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Monday 13 Sep 2021 at 23:59 UTC

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This is a UNV National Youth contract. This kind of contract is known as National UN Volunteer. It is normally only for nationals. More about UNV National Youth contracts.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Analyst, the National UN Youth Volunteer/Accelerator Lab Assistant will make contributions to the formulation of new initiatives and the implementation of ongoing initiatives. Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, coordination, community engagement, reviewing project documents, consulting with national and international counterparts, conducting feasibility studies and policy research. The Accelerator Lab Assistant is responsible for supporting the oversight and implementation of initiatives assigned to him/her to ensure high quality data analysis, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation so that project deliverables are achieved on time. Concrete tasks may include:

  • Research, Writing & Editing:

supporting the Accelerator Lab in drafting briefs, blogs, concept notes, meeting minutes taking, project documents, presentations, reports and multi-media content. Conducting literature reviews, risk assessments, and research activities.

  • Community engagement & coordination:

Organize/attend meetings, events, workshops, webinars and field trips to support the lab’s efforts to facilitate community engagement.

Beside any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Educational additional comments

  • Bachelor's degree in social science studies, political science, development studies, business management or another related field of expertise

Experience remark

  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
  • Motivated to contribute towards peace and development and to serve others;
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills;
  • Willingness to contribute and work as part of a team;
  • Flexible and open to learning and new experiences;
  • Respect for diversity and adaptability to other cultures, environments and living conditions;
  • Computer skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media, and others).

Language skills

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Competencies values

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

Application procedure

  • Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Saudia Arabia and legal residents in Saudia Arabia with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 13-09-2021
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