Volunteering Opportunities at UNCDF

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Investments Impact Officer, Data Collection and Measurement

National Expert
Host entity UNCDF
Country United Republic of Tanzania
Duty station Dar es Salaam (TZA)
Language skills English
Start date Immediate
Duration 12 months with possibility of extension
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age
: 35 years old, unless specified otherwise below. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Recommended:

Description of task
Under the overall supervision of the Senior Investment Manager and day to day management of the LFI Global Manager based in Tanzania, the UNV member will support the practice investment transaction team (investment officers and thematic advisors) in providing inputs on the design and target setting of development impact indicators, identification of investments impact KPIs, responsible for data collection, data entry and reporting on investments impact results and updating risks for the LD Dual Key revenue generating pipeline of investments in East Africa.

Key Deliverables:
Support to Investments Impact assessments, adequacy of KPIs, M&E frameworks:
•Early engagement with the LD Thematic Advisors and Investment Officers on the development impact indicators, KPIs, data collection plan and reporting.
•Support the LD Senior Investment Manager in preparing investment impact recommendations on project proposals at the pre-investment stage.

Impact Monitoring, Data Collection and Reporting:

•Support the updating and maintaining of the LD Dual Key Pipeline Management database for impact targets and progress on each investment in the region.
•In close coordination with the investment transaction teams in the region, implements the yearly plan to monitor, collect and report on the development impact indicators against the approved LDIC impact monitoring frameworks and KPIs.
•Support to develop the costing plan for the financial and impact M&E, data collection and reporting for the LD Dual Key Pipeline in the region.
•Support in further improving the online tools for the monitoring and management of investments.
•Provides regular reporting on development impact, stories from the field, inputs into corporate reporting and RBM.
•Updates the risk logs for each investment on the Dual Key data base.
Knowledge Management:
•Support the refining of systems, in coordination with the LD thematic initiatives, for data collection and sharing information among public and private sector partners.
•Collect and analyse data on the private sector, public private partnerships and municipal investment finance to make evidence-based decisions to better contribute to outcome level change and the overall impact of the LD Dual Key investing with impact approach.
•Support the capacity development of staff in the application of tools and practices around impact management as part of the LD Dual Key pipeline of revenue generating investments.

Qualifications/Requirements
Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent
Education - Additional Comments:
  • At Least a bachelor’s degree in economics, public administration, development finance, development policy, marketing or related Development field, required
  • Experience in investments impact measurement, onsite and offsite data collection, and reporting including against KPIs, M&E frameworks is required
  • Experience in knowledge management, data mapping, impact and trends analysis is a plus
  • Advanced computer skills especially in data base entry and maintenance, required.
Required experience: 180 Months
Experience remark:
  • At least 15 years of relevant working experience in development finance, investment finance or Impact Investing, mandatory
Language skills:
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise: Other finance, economics and administration related experience
Area of expertise details:
Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure:
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage 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 https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 04th May 2021.
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Transport Officer
International Specialist
Host entity UNICEF
Country United Republic of Tanzania
Duty station Dar es Salaam (TZA)
Language skills English
Start date Immediate
Duration 12 months with possibility of extension 
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task
  • Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Officer the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:
  • Support management of a team of drivers and a mechanic to offer quality transport services
  • Prepare preventive flet maintenance schedule and ensure adherence
  • Ensure that all UNICEF vehicles are maintained and serviced on time according to the service schedule
  • Assist in the selction and appraisal of the transport service providers and make recommendations
  • Liaise with outsourced service providers. Garages and car rentals for quality check of their services
  • Completes quality check to make sure that all vehicles under services are supplied with genuine spare parts
  • Ensure annual fleet insurance renewal and registration of new vehicles
  • Prepares driver duty roaster and assignments
  • Support driver training to update and build team capacity
  • Provides monthly analytical reports on transport services and supplies
  • Liaise with procurement for purchase of high quality vehicles and spares
  • Maintains vehicle disposal and replacement plan
  • Ensures timely payment of transport related invoices
  • Provides periodic updates to management of fleet status
Qualifications/Requirements
Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent
Education - Additional Comments:
Transport and Logistics Management
Required experience: 60 Months
Experience remark:
  • Experience in Transport Management, supervisory of staff and vehicle maintenance management
  • Experience in use of fleet management technology to extract reports and monitor fleet movements and safety
  • Contract management
  • Experience in automotive Mechanics is desirable
  • Relevant working experience in developing country is an added advantage
Language skills:
English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise: Road and rail transport, transport planning and management, Vehicle and fleet operation and maintenance, Other transport related experience
Driving license
: Yes

Competencies values:
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams.
Application procedure:
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?
Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.
Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage 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 https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call for to which you would like to apply.
Application deadline: 04th May 2021.
Volunteer opportunity PDF