Jordan nationals: Water Accounting and Auditing Associate (FAO)

United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Amman, Jordan
Position Type: 
Other
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
0-2 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)
Languages Required: 
Arabic

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Eligibility criteria
Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of Chief Technical Advisor of the project, the National UN Youth Volunteer will conduct either or both water accounting and water auditing tasks depending on their background.

Task Group 1: Water Accounting

  • Assist collection and pre-processing of climate, water resources, water uses, and agriculture data
  • Conduct hydrological and climatological analysis, water resources assessment, water use and demand (agricultural, municipal or from any other sectors) estimation, create maps using GIS and remote sensing etc.
  • Participate in field missions to collect information
  • FAO is conducting water accounting and water governance analysis training in Lebanon or Jordan. The UN Youth Volunteer will support further implementation of this training, identifying the gaps, and providing suggestions that would benefit future training.
  • Organize meetings and write meetings minutes as required.

Task Group 2: Water Auditing (governance analysis)

  • Assist collection and pre-processing of data/information on water resources, uses, allocation, governance, and laws
  • Summarizes findings in a concise manner from a review of the collected information
  • Participate in field missions to collect information
  • FAO is conducting water accounting and water governance analysis training in Lebanon or Jordan. The UN Youth Volunteer will support further implementation of this training, identifying the gaps, and providing suggestions that would benefit future training.
  • Organize meetings and write meetings minutes as required.

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

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Bachelor degree in relevant area.

Required experience:

Experience remark:

  • Up to 2 years of experience in water accounting, water resources assessment, water use and demand estimation, GIS and Remote Sensing, governance analysis, socio-economic study, and/or review of regulations related to water;
  • Developing, implementing, analyzing the results of field survey and interviews;
  • Excellent research skills;
  • Writing skills for technical and workshop reports in English;
  • Fresh graduates with no experience but with strong technical skills are welcome to apply;

Language skills:

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

Area of expertise: Water quality control

Driving license: No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, 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 to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Jordan and legal residents in Jordan with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 02-12-2020