Humanitarian Principles Coordinator-For Internal and External Candidates- Limited Duration Contract (LDC)/ Band G "Step 1"- Protection & Neutrality Department- Field Office Jerusalem, Grade

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Application deadline 1 day ago: Saturday 13 Apr 2024 at 03:59 UTC

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Org. Setting and Reporting

The incumbent is responsible to the Senior Team Leader, Protection and Neutrality


The Humanitarian Principles Coordinator reports to the Senior Team Leader, Protection and Neutrality, and is responsible for performing the following duties: 1. Monitoring the progress of the Humanitarian Principles project, including analysis on the progress of activities, budget (in coordination with the Finance and Administrative officer) and results, identifying risks, challenges and gaps, and making recommendations for remedial action. Providing inputs on humanitarian principles related project proposals and planning and evaluation documents. 2. Supporting, conducting and follow up of integrated installation assessments: Developing, managing and ensuring implementation of the WBFO work plan for the quarterly integrated assessments of all West Bank UNRWA installations to ensure quality and timely completion. Conducting assessment visits to all UNRWA installation in the WBFO at least once per quarter to ensure coherence across installations assessments. Coordinating a timely and effective follow up of all issues identified during the integrated checks including suggesting innovative solutions across programmes; organizing follow-up meetings with Chief Area Officers, Heads of Programmes and other staff as appropriate. 3. Database: Working with the IT PN officer, the Coordinator is responsible for all follow-up to ensure the accuracy of data and relevant information from the West Bank field in the UNRWA-wide database. Providing inputs on further developing the database and related applications for field use. Ensuring access to information products and data on humanitarian principles for relevant protection and programme staff. 4. Reporting: In coordination with the PN reporting officer, the Coordinator is responsible for reporting on the progress of the Humanitarian principles project including organizing data and information in a clear and logical manner. Coordinator drafts WBFO inputs for relevant internal and external reporting, including talking points for presentations and briefings.. Humanitarian Principles Capacity Development/Trainings: Acting as the focal point. 5. Coordination, implementation and reporting on all West Bank field trainings related to humanitarian principles. This includes training new staff on humanitarian principles, and training related to conducting the integrated assessments of installations, including installation self-assessments. Producing training materials to be used in the context of the West Bank Field Office as appropriate. Providing technical advice to UNRWA senior staff on humanitarian principles, and supporting and providing technical advice to staff conducting the integrated assessments. 6. Communications: Supporting UNRWA internal and external communication on humanitarian principles and integrated assessments; supporting advocacy and visibility initiatives related to humanitarian principles of the Agency. 7. Any other duties as assigned by the line manager.


UN Core Values of Integrity, Professionalism and Respect for Diversity, and Core Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by default. - Persuading and Influencing Relating and Networking. - Planning and Organizing. - Analyzing. - Adapting and Responding to Change. - Coping with Pressure and Setbacks. For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews: https://careers.un. org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=AYI


Masters/Graduate degree in Business or Public Administration, Law, Humanitarian/Development, Humanities or any other related discipline with six years relevant professional experience or BA degree in abovementioned fields with eight years relevant professional experience.

Job - Specific Qualification

Not available.

Work Experience

Six years professional relevant experience with at least three in project management (or eight years professional relevant experience with a BA degree) is required. Knowledge and professional experience regarding the humanitarian/protection/human rights situation for Palestinians in the West Bank including East Jerusalem. Prior experience of applying humanitarian principles in humanitarian context is required. Professional experience in advising and reporting to senior management on projects or other related tasks is required. Excellent knowledge and experience in use of standard computer applications including Excel, Microsoft Office, Power BI and other related applications is required. -Please confirm if you live/ reside in West Bank or Jerusalem? And if you have West Bank or Jerusalem ID. please to mention its number down, as it is desirable.


Excellent spoken and written English and Arabic required.


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Special Notice

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Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her. UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups. At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application. UNRWA Considerations UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List. UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment. Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage. The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application. Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

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