Position Title:  Assistant City Coordinator for Legazpi City (For Filipino Nationals Only)

Project Reference:  Healthy Oceans and Clean Cities Initiative (HOCCI)

Duty Station :  Legazpi City

Contract Modality : LICA 5

Duration:  01 June 2021 – 30 September 2021

 

  1. Introduction about UN–Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable communities, towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. In collaboration with governments, UN-Habitat is charged to promote and consolidate collaboration with all partners, including local authorities and private and non-government organizations in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly Goal 11, which seeks to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.  This is further elaborated in the New Urban Agenda.

By working at all levels and with all relevant stakeholders and partners, UN–Habitat contributes to linking policy development and capacity–building activities with a view to promoting cohesive and mutually reinforcing social, economic and environmental policies in national policies and programmes in urban development and human settlements which conform with international practices and covenants.

UN-Habitat established its country office in the Philippines in 2004 and runs national and city-level programmes.  The UN-Habitat Philippines Country Office (CO) positions itself as a strong policy adviser informed by well-grounded operational experience, harnessing its in-depth local knowledge, global expertise and international network of urban specialists, in the areas of urban planning and design, climate change adaptation and mitigation, urban legislation and governance and urban economy, in post-disaster community-driven recovery, reconstruction and resilience building, and in the climate change, urbanization and sustainable development nexus. The country office partners with national government departments and agencies, local authorities, a wide cross-section of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society groups, and the private sector. At the policy level, the country office supported the development of the Habitat III country report, the National Urban Development and Housing Framework, guidelines to strengthen the rationalized planning system, Local Shelter Planning and Local Climate Change Action Planning.

 

  1. Project Background and Description

Healthy Oceans and Clean Cities Initiative (HOCCI) Project

The Healthy Oceans and Clean Cities Initiative (HOCCI) project supports local governments and communities in the Philippines reduce marine plastic pollution, in support of the implementation of the National Plan of Action on Marine Litter (NPOAML). The project seeks to address fundamental issues of plastic waste leakages to marine environment at each target city, with different priority activities depending on the local context. Circular economy and 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) approaches will be harnessed to reduce marine plastic waste pollution, as an integral part of an overall solid waste management (SWM) program.

 

  1. Roles and Responsibilities of the Assistant City Coordinator for Legazpi

The Assistant City Coordinator shall be the focal point for all UN-Habitat projects and activities in the city. Under the supervision of the Project Manager, and guided by the project document (ProDoc) and work plans, the Assistant City Coordinator is expected to perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • On a day-to-day basis, and in close consultation with UN-Habitat’s City Coordinator for Legazpi and Ormoc Cities, ensure that the project plans, activities and target outputs are well communicated to, and consulted with, the City Technical Working Group and other project partners in the city;
  • Coordinate and support the city government to facilitate project activities such as data gathering and validation, meetings, planning workshops, technical charrettes, consultations and trainings, in close consultation with the City Coordinator for Legazpi and Ormoc Cities;
  • Support the communications and coordination work with the project consultants and Manila-based project personnel;
  • Help ensure that the City Technical Working Group is functioning based on the agreed purpose and planned activities;
  • Support in data management and updating, and in the preparation of project progress report at the city level;
  • Specifically for Legazpi City, document the highlights and agreements made during project meetings, planning workshops, learning events and trainings, and in the case of main activities, assist in the preparation of a one-page bullet of activity highlights including a photo, caption and short one-paragraph writeup within one week of the activity or event;
  • Provide focused assistance to Legazpi City counterparts on the preparation and documentation of city profiling and customization and implementation of SWM or MPL-reducing projects;
  • Facilitate capacity building activities in coordination with the city partners and Manila-based project team.
  • Assist in coordinating with concerned government agencies and other institutions at the city and provincial/regional levels to promote and support the overall implementation of the project;
  • Participate in and support the mission activities of the project;
  • Directly report to the National Project Manager; and
  • Perform other city level tasks that may be required by UN-Habitat regional and country offices.

 

  1. Duration of Assignment, Duty Station and Travel

The Contractor will be engaged from 01 June – 30 September 2021.

Duty Station is in Legazpi City. Official travels outside of the city will be covered and arranged by UN-Habitat Philippines.

 

  1. Reporting Arrangements and Coordination

The City Coordinator will work closely with UN-Habitat’s City Coordinator for Legazpi and Ormoc Cities, and will report to the Project Manager.

  

  1. REMUNERATION

The salary will be determined according to the qualifications, skills and relevant experience of the selected candidate.

 

  1. CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES

7.1 CORE VALUES

  • Integrity – Demonstrates the values of the United Nations in daily activities and behaviors. Acts without consideration of personal gain. Resists undue political pressure in decision making. Does not abuse power or authority. Stands by decisions that are in the Organization’s interest, even if they are unpopular. Takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behavior.
  • Professionalism – Shows pride in work and in achievements. Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter. Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges. Remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Respect for Diversity – Works effectively with people from all backgrounds. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Treats men and women equally. Shows respect for and understanding of diverse points of view and demonstrates this understanding in daily work and decision-making. Examines own biases and behaviours to avoid stereotypical responses. Does not discriminate against any individual or group.

 

7.2 COMPETENCIES:

Professional Competencies

  • Professionalism: Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of human settlement issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; exhibits interest in having two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Client Orientation:

  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view;
  • Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect;
  • Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;
  • Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems;
  • Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects;
  • Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

 

  1. Qualifications / Required skills and experience
Education

 

Bachelor’s degree in urban or environmental planning, environmental management or engineering, social sciences, management or related course. Post-graduate degree is an advantage but not a requirement.
Experience and skills

             

At least 2 years relevant work experience preferably in the areas of solid waste management, urban environmental management, pollution control, or marine litter management.  Alternatively, 4 years work experience in the areas of urban planning, land use and development planning or environmental assessments are considered.       
  Experience working with the City Government of Legazpi on project development, implementation or monitoring.
Language Good communication skills with excellent proficiency in written and spoken English.

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submission of Applications

Application should include:

  1. Cover memo (maximum 1 page) including expectations regarding remunerations;
  2. A completed UN Personal History Form (P-11) – Please download the form here.

All applications should be addressed to and sent electronically vie e- mail to UN-Habitat’s Country Programme Manager, Christopher E. Rollo at cris.rollo@un.org  copying the HR Associate, Loubelle Fajardo at loubelle.fajardo@un.org

Please indicate in your e-mail subject: Assistant City Coordinator for Legazpi City

 

Deadline for Applications is on or before 13 May 2021.

Please note that applications received after the closing date stated above will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted. The salary will be determined according to the qualifications, skills and relevant experience of the selected candidate. Details and conditions of the contract will be communicated at the interview.

 

In line with UN-Habitat policy on gender equity, applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

By applying to this post, you agree to UN-Habitat’s due diligence in securing highest standards of efficiency, competency and integrity from all its staff members. Candidates will not be considered for employment with United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the candidates have been involved in the commission of these acts.

UN-Habitat has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UN-Habitat also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

UN-Habitat does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-Habitat Philippines
DUTY STATION: Manila
FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Knowledge Management and Communications Associate – LICA 7
SUPERVISOR Knowledge Management and Communications Officer, UN-Habitat
CONTRACT TYPE & DURATION  1 June 2021 to 30 September 2021 (with possibility of extension depending on funding availability and performance evaluation)

 

I. Introduction to UN-Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme or UN-Habitat, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable communities, towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. In collaboration with governments, UN-Habitat is charged to promote and consolidate collaboration with all partners, including local authorities and private and non-government organizations in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly Goal 11, which seeks to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable. This is further elaborated in the New Urban Agenda.

By working at all levels and with all relevant stakeholders and partners, UN–Habitat contributes to linking policy development and capacity–building activities with a view to promoting cohesive and mutually reinforcing social, economic and environmental policies in national policies and programmes in urban development and human settlements, which conform with international practices and covenants.

UN-Habitat established its country office in the Philippines in 2004 and runs national and city-level programmes. The UN-Habitat Philippines Country Office (CO) positions itself as a strong policy adviser informed by well-grounded operational experience, harnessing its in-depth local knowledge, global expertise and international network of urban specialists, in the areas of urban planning and design, climate change adaptation and mitigation, urban legislation and governance and urban economy, in post-disaster community-driven recovery, reconstruction and resilience building, and in the climate change, urbanization and sustainable development nexus. The country office partners with national government departments and agencies, local authorities, a wide cross-section of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society groups, and the private sector. At the policy level, the country office supported the development of the Habitat III country report, the National Urban Development and Housing Framework, guidelines to strengthen the rationalized planning system, Local Shelter Planning and Local Climate Change Action Planning.

 

II. Introduction to Building Resiliency through Urban Plans and Designs

Building Climate Resiliency through Urban Plans and Design (BCRUPD) is a capacity building project funded by the German government’s International Climate Initiative (IKI), and is being implemented by the UN-Habitat in partnership with the government of the Philippines. The project supports the Philippine government to improve policies, regulations, and capacities for climate change adaptation by promoting climate-responsive sustainable urban development plans and designs.

In support of the National Climate Change Action Plan (LCCAP) and the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (I/NDC), it will enhance national and subnational government capacities to guide and manage urban growth and green recovery with resilience principles and practices. The project will supplement existing planning guidelines and develop knowledge through policy inputs, capacity development, and demonstration activities.

Demonstration of innovative approaches in five cities with different ecosystems will showcase contextualized processes and schemes to build urban resilience considering balanced economic and ecological sustainability in the face of rapid urbanization.  Two of the five cities will be assisted on green recovery from Covid-19 impacts through capacity building and national-subnational collaboration.

 

III. Duties and Responsibilities

The Knowledge Management and Communications Associate (KMCA) will be responsible for providing support to the overall knowledge management component of BCRUPD and implementation of the project’s knowledge management and communications (KM&C) strategy. She/He will likewise support the implementation of the KM&C strategy and work plan of the UN-Habitat country office. The KMCA will report to the UN-Habitat Knowledge Management and Communications Officer and provide project KM&C support to the BCRUPD National Project Coordinator.

In supporting BCRUPD, the KMCA tasks will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Serve as focal person for all project KM&C initiatives and liaise with KM&C focal persons of partner agencies as necessary
  • Document expert group meetings, workshops, trainings, forums, consultations and other project activities
  • Gather and consolidate data and knowledge materials from project partners and other knowledge sources
  • Convert raw data, information, and knowledge into narrative and content for a host of IEC materials and knowledge products like brochures, reports, social media, training platforms
  • Develop a digital media workplan for the project’s social media channels and website
  • Ensure implementation of this workplan by producing original digital media content and curating relevant content that would support the project’s advocacy
  • Organize, implement and manage all project materials into prescribed folder structure and file naming protocol
  • Support regular monitoring of partner updates to feed into the project knowledge management system

In supporting the UN-Habitat Country Office, the KMCA tasks will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Work closely with the KM&C Officer in implementing the country office KM&C workplan
  • Maintain an understanding and appreciation of current and future UN-Habitat projects
  • Provide KM&C support for country office-wide activities and initiatives, as needed

 

Duration of Assignment, Duty Station and Travel 

The Contractor will be engaged from 1 June 2021 to 30 September 2021 (with possibility of extension depending on funding availability and performance evaluation)

Duty Station is in Manila City.

 

Reporting Arrangements and Coordination

The Knowledge Management and Communications Associate will report to the Knowledge Management and Communications Officer.

 

REMUNERATION

The salary will be determined according to the qualifications, skills and relevant experience of the selected candidate.

 

CORE VALUES AND COMPETENCIES

Professional Competencies

  • Professionalism: Ability to identify issues, analyze and participate in the resolution of human settlement issues/problems. Ability to conduct data collection using various methods. Ability to apply judgment in the context of assignments given, plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; exhibits interest in having two-way communication; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
  • Planning& Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
  • Accountability: Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.

Client Orientation:

  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view;
  • Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect;
  • Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;
  • Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems;
  • Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects;
  • Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

 

IV. Desired Qualifications

Education A first level university degree in Development Communication, Social Marketing, Journalism, Media Relations or other related field.
Experience and skills At least six (6) years of work experience in communications, publishing, journalism, or any related field

Knowledge of development issues and directions, especially on urban development issues would be an asset

Have a substantial background in knowledge management systems and implementation as well as design and documentation of learnings and other activities; Possess transferable skills in knowledge documentation, use, and regeneration
Possesses advanced and publishable writing skills both for different media and target audiences (i.e., press releases, blogs, news article, etc.)

Proficiency in using and maximizing social media channels (Facebook, Twitter), and understanding of web content management systems

Knowledge of basic graphic design, photography, or video production, including working knowledge of related tools and software (i.e. Canva, Windows Movie Maker); working knowledge of more advanced software (i.e. Adobe Photoshop/Premiere, etc) is an asset but not required
Language High proficiency in English (both oral and written) is required and strong technical and creative writing skills with a full command of English.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submission of Applications

Application should include:

      1. Cover memo (maximum 1 page) including expectations regarding remunerations;
      2. A completed UN Personal History Form (P-11) – Please download the form here.

All applications should be addressed to and sent electronically vie e- mail to UN-Habitat’s Country Programme Manager, Christopher E. Rollo at cris.rollo@un.org  copying the HR Associate, Loubelle Fajardo at loubelle.fajardo@un.org

Please indicate in your e-mail subject: Knowledge Management and Communications Associate

 

Deadline for Applications is on or before 12 May 2021.

Please note that applications received after the closing date stated above will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted. The salary will be determined according to the qualifications, skills and relevant experience of the selected candidate. Details and conditions of the contract will be communicated at the interview.

 

In line with UN-Habitat policy on gender equity, applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

By applying to this post, you agree to UN-Habitat’s due diligence in securing highest standards of efficiency, competency and integrity from all its staff members. Candidates will not be considered for employment with United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the candidates have been involved in the commission of these acts.

UN-Habitat has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UN-Habitat also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.  

UN-Habitat does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

 

Building on the many hard lessons brought by the pandemic and the inspiring and creative responses developed to contain it, the UN-Habitat Report studies the most important impacts of COVID-19 in cities and explores the forces shaping their future: urban form and function, poverty and socioeconomic inequalities, urban economy and governance structures. The report explores the spatial dimensions of the pandemic and identifies the necessary shifts in urban forms that can mitigate the spread of future contagions, reducing their adverse impacts while making cities more prosperous, green and fair.

Click here to download the report.

 

Position Title                                    :             Solid Waste Management Senior Assistant

Project Reference                            :             Healthy Oceans and Clean Cities Initiative – Philippines

Duty Station                                     :             Manila, Philippines

Contract Modality                           :             LICA 6

Duration                                            :             1 May – 30 Sept 2021

 

  1. Introduction about UN–Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable communities, towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. In collaboration with governments, UN-Habitat is charged to promote and consolidate collaboration with all partners, including local authorities and private and non-government organizations in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly Goal 11, which seeks to make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.  This is further elaborated in the New Urban Agenda.

By working at all levels and with all relevant stakeholders and partners, UN–Habitat contributes to linking policy development and capacity–building activities with a view to promoting cohesive and mutually reinforcing social, economic and environmental policies in national policies and programmes in urban development and human settlements, which conform with international practices and covenants.

UN-Habitat established its country office in the Philippines in 2004 and runs national and city-level programmes.  The UN-Habitat Philippines Country Office (CO) positions itself as a strong policy adviser informed by well-grounded operational experience, harnessing its in-depth local knowledge, global expertise and international network of urban specialists, in the areas of urban planning and design, climate change adaptation and mitigation, urban legislation and governance and urban economy, in post-disaster community-driven recovery, reconstruction and resilience building, and in the climate change, urbanization and sustainable development nexus. The country office partners with national government departments and agencies, local authorities, a wide cross-section of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society groups, and the private sector. At the policy level, the country office supported the development of the Habitat III country report, the National Urban Development and Housing Framework, guidelines to strengthen the rationalized planning system, Local Shelter Planning and Local Climate Change Action Planning.

 

  1. Project Background and Description

The “Healthy Oceans and Clean Cities Initiative – Philippines (HOCCI)” is a 1-year project with the goal of helping local governments and communities in the Philippines reduce marine plastic pollution, in support of the implementation of the upcoming National Plan of Action on Marine Litter (NPOA-ML). The project seeks to address fundamental issues of plastic waste leakages to marine environment at each target city, with different priority activities depending on the local context. Circular economy and reduce-reuse-recycle (3Rs) approaches will be harnessed to reduce marine plastic waste pollution, as an integral part of an overall solid waste management (SWM) program.

 

  1. Roles and Responsibilities of the Solid Waste Management Senior Assistant

The SWMA will have a supporting responsibility for providing SWM technical inputs and assistance in the implementation of 1-year work plan to the project team through development, coordination and implementation of the project strategies and approaches in a participatory manner.

Guided by the Project Document (ProDoc) and work plan, and in coordination with the Project Manager (PM), he/she will take the lead in the following specific activities:

  • Support the PM and the Team in providing technical advisory services on 3Rs and SWM measures and support regular consultations with partner city governments and local stakeholders in piloting innovative approaches;
  • Provide research support to the development of policy or white papers to address identified issues and directions in the NPOA-ML as recommended by the Project Advisory Committee (PAC);
  • Support LGU capacity development to implement 3Rs/SWM approaches by providing LGUs with a menu of good practices and by helping develop technical training modules;
    • Provide inputs and support the strategic implementation and reporting of project activities, in consideration of the needs of local partners and the international best practices that may be applied in the Philippine context;
    • In coordination with the PM, support the project team members in ensuring that communication, safeguards, livelihood and community organization are grounded on technically sound 3Rs/SWM concepts;
    • In coordination with the PM, provide targeted advice on emerging trends such as the post-COVID-19 “New Normal” and capacity development approaches of the project in collaboration with the city coordinators and the project consultants; and
    • Ensure lessons learnt are captured and documented and knowledge products such as tools or quick guides are developed based on the experiences of the project.

 

  1. Qualifications
Particulars
  • With Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, environmental planning and management, or other related field.
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience preferably working with, or supporting, local government units, national agencies, and/or local stakeholders on municipal solid waste management.
  • Good partnership building and networking skills
  • Good communication skills, interpersonal management, team worker and proficient in written and spoken English.

 

 

  1. Reporting Arrangements and Coordination

The Solid Waste Management Senior Assistant will report to the Project Manager.

 

  1. Competencies

The Core Values of the United Nations are:

Integrity;

Professionalism;

Respect for diversity.

 

Planning & Organizing:

Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies;

Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required;

Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work;

Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning;

Monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary;

Uses time efficiently.

 

Communication:

Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;

Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately;

Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication;

Tailors language, tone, style and format to match the audience;

Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

 

Client Orientation:

Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients ” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view;

Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect;

Identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions;

Monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems;

Keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects;

Meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.

 

Teamwork:

Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals;

Solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others;

Places team agenda before personal agenda;

Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;

Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

 

Technological Awareness:

Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.

 

By applying to this post, you agree to UN-Habitat’s due diligence in securing highest standards of efficiency, competency and integrity from all its staff members. Candidates will not be considered for employment with United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the candidates have been involved in the commission of these acts.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submission of Applications

 

Application should include:

  1. Cover memo (maximum 1 page) including expectations regarding remunerations.
  2. A completed UN Personal History Form (P-11) – Please download the form (MS-Word) from UN- Habitat ROAP web site: https://www.fukuoka.unhabitat.org/vacancy/pdf/Personal_History_P11.doc

 

All applications should be addressed to and sent electronically vie e- mail to UN-Habitat’s Country Programme Manager, Christopher E. Rollo at cris.rollo@un.org copying the HR Associate, Loubelle Fajardo at loubelle.fajardo@un.org

 

 

Please indicate in your e-mail subject: Solid Waste Management Senior Assistant

 

Deadline for Applications is on or before 22 April 2021.

 

Please note that applications received after the closing date stated above will not be given consideration. Only short-listed candidates whose applications respond to the above criteria will be contacted. The salary will be determined according to the qualifications, skills and relevant experience of the selected candidate. Details and conditions of the contract will be communicated at the interview.

 

In line with UN-Habitat policy on gender equity, applications from female candidates are particularly encouraged

 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

By applying to this post, you agree to UN-Habitat’s due diligence in securing highest standards of efficiency, competency and integrity from all its staff members. Candidates will not be considered for employment with United Nations if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation or sexual abuse or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the candidates have been involved in the commission of these acts.

 

UN-Habitat has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UN-Habitat also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

 

UN-Habitat does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.