ASEAN-UN Partnership Officer
Application deadline 1 year ago: Friday 4 Mar 2022 at 00:00 UTCOpen application form
This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.
In 2011, the ASEAN-UN Comprehensive Partnership was adopted by the Leaders of ASEAN and the UN Secretary-General. Since 2015, DPPA-DPO has deployed a UN Liaison Officer to ASEAN in Jakarta to work with ASEAN and also relevant UN agencies in the implementation of the partnership, in particularly the political-security cooperation components, including conflict prevention and conflict management (more information can be found on the https://asean.org/?static_post=background-overview-united-nations or at @ASEAN_UN twitter).
The stakeholders range between ASEAN officials, external partners, the UN system and also some interaction with think-tanks and relevant civil society groups. Flexibility and initiative will be important attributes to respond to quick requests on a wide range of subject matter for research and reporting.
The UNV assignment will be linked to the overall implementation of the ASEAN-UN Comprehensive Partnership but will also serve some functions with the UN team in Indonesia.
Under the direct supervision of the UN Liaison Officer to ASEAN, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
• Work together with the UN Liaison Officer to ASEAN on the implementation of the ASEAN-UN Comprehensive Partnership, including through reporting within the UN and to ASEAN, organising meetings and political-security dialogues, monitoring regional developments and other relevant tasks
• Work together with the UN Liaison Officer, including specific work on areas related to the work of DPPA-DPO including initiatives on peace and peacebuilding, as well as monitor-ing, reporting and other relevant tasks to the DPPA-DPO mandate.
• Undertake a strong role and show initiative in advancing the Youth, Peace and Security agenda with ASEAN counterparts as well as in relevant country situations, as possible.
• Organising ASEAN-UN meetings and dialogues under the ASEAN-UN comprehensive partnership, including effective interaction with the UN system and ASEAN.
• Regular and comprehensive reporting on the ASEAN-UN partnership, as well as regional developments and peace-peacebuilding work relevant to the mandate of DPPA-DPO.
☒ Adaptability and Flexibility ☒ Building Trust ☒ Client Orientation ☒ Commitment and Motivation ☒ Communication ☒ Creativity ☒ Integrity ☒ Judgement and Decision-making ☒ Knowledge Sharing ☒ Planning and Organizing ☒ Respect for Diversity ☒ Working in Teams
the area of Youth, Peace and Security as well as professional experience in drafting reports would be an advantage.
The position will be based in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, where basic living needs, including accommodation, banking facilities, medical facilities and telecommunications/internet services are readily available. The city has several International schools, big shopping centers, restaurants, sports and leisure facilities. All staple foods can be found in the markets. Many imported goods are available in Jakarta and other places throughout Indonesia. The most used means of transportation are taxi or local bus. Traffic can be extremely congested, however the new MRT subway system has improved circulation in central Jakarta. Mobile phone is the most dependable tool to be in-touch with colleagues and friends. Internet service is readily available and affordable at most apartment complexes. ATMs are everywhere in Indonesia and Western cards can usually be used to withdraw Indonesian Rupiah.
We encourage you to visit web page http://www.expat.or.id for information on housing in Jakarta. The web page offers information on the different neighborhoods, detailing which ones are close to schools, to the business center, and what is characteristic of each one. The information on the web page is thoroughly researched and rather detailed.
Please refer to the overall cost of living in Indonesia here: https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/country_result.jsp?country=Indonesia
UN Volunteer allowances and entitlements:
-International UN Volunteer Specialist receives approximately USD 2,258.93 as Monthly Living Allowance. -Family allowance is provided for a primary family unit (spouse and children) - USD 250 for 1; USD 450 for 2 or more. -Provided with assignment travel and entry lumpsum. -Enrolled in health, life, disability insurance. -Applicable dependents (primary family unit, up to 3) are eligible for health insurance, if they join in the duty station. -Entitled to annual leave, 2.5 days per month. -Provided with exit lumpsum to support transition at the end of assignment.
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