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Brazil: Psychosocial Focal Point
Closing date: 2016-12-11Application : Apply for the job
Organization: M decins Sans Fronti res
Closing date: 11 Dec 2016
M decins Sans Fronti res (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation. At times,MSF may speak out publicly in an effort to bring a forgotten crisis to public attention, to alert the public to abuses occurring beyond the headlines, to criticise the inadequacies of the aid system, or to challenge the diversion of humanitarian aid for political interests.
MSF runs medical-humanitarian projects in some 70 countries worldwide and has offices in 28 countries.
The MSF office in Brazil, based in Rio de Janeiro, carries out fundraising activities, recruits field workers for MSF s projects around the world, works to raise awareness in Brazil of MSF s work and humanitarian crises, and develops advocacy initiatives. MSF-Brazil, through the Brazilian Medical Unit, also provides technical-operational support to MSF projects around the world on issues such as Other Situations of Violence (OSV) and Neglected Diseases.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities
Set up and maintain the psychosocial service in the Brazilian MSF Section (70% position)
Perform briefing and return talk systematically for all expats working with all MSF Operational Centers (OCs);
Perform psychosocial support during the missions to all expats who require so in a partnership with the PSU of all OCs (for transparency and collaboration purposes);
Create/Maintain therapist list in the country to indicate to the expatriates requiring more psychosocial support;
Follow-up of those cases requiring longer support;
Data gathering and sharing with all the OCs;
Animate the Stress Management Module for the national staff whenever necessary;
Attending international psychosocial intersectional meetings and trainings;
Availability to participate in Stress Management Team (SMS) whenever necessary;
Perform trainings and supporting the Expats Peer Support Group whenever necessary;
Selection of back-up resources for return talk/briefing when necessary.
Degree in Psychology;
Good knowledge of the different therapeutic schools;
Fluency in Portuguese and English required. Fluency in Spanish and/or French an asset;
At least 2 years of professional experience as clinical psychologist;
Experience in the humanitarian field, preferably with MSF.
Strong commitment with MSF values and humanitarian motivation;
Capacity to plan, organize and report;
Availability for flexible working hours;
Ability for multi-tasking;
High tolerance to stress and ability to cope with important workload and under pressure:
Very good communication skills, written and spoken;
Very good capacity to work in a team and to be diplomatic and cooperative; **
How to apply:
If you are interested in this position and comply with the requirements, please send a CV, Motivation Letter in english and the name of 2 professional references until December 11thto email@example.com, mentioning in the subject: Psychosocial Focal Point.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Brazil: Chief Social Policy and Monitoring & Evaluation, P-4, Brasilia, Brazil, #100373
Closing date: 2016-12-21Application : Apply for the job
Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 21 Dec 2016
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Position
The Chief Social Policy and Monitoring & Evaluation supports and advises the Representative and Country Management Team in developing strategies and policy agenda for the designated areas of responsibilities. Responsible for establishing and managing relationships with key external counterparts and for providing technical leadership, advice, and capacity building to programmes. Facilitates application, adaptation and achievement of UNICEF global and regional goals, polices, and strategies in the area of social policy agenda of UNICEF Brazil. Provides the representative with innovative guidance including expert advice, vision, knowledge articulating policies and strategies, situation appraisal, budget analysis, M&E, harmonization of programme strategy, South-South Cooperation, capacity building, networking and creation of strategic partnership with international and national experts.
Programme policy agenda, strategies, and approaches for the country programme are developed. Representative, Deputy Representative, Programmes and the Country Management Team are advised on strategy, approach and policy agenda for effective advocacy and policy influencing. Effective communication, partnerships and networking are guided to enhance harmonized programme interventions in social policy areas among programmes and to expand networks with international and national experts.
Up-to-date technical expertise is maintained, expanded, and disseminated in the country office and shared with national institutions/partners through respective programmes.
UNICEF's effective representation and advocacy by the Representative on programme goals and strategies with high level and senior government officials, multi-lateral agencies, bi-lateral agencies, NGOs, other UN agencies, and donors are supported with a high quality and strong technical advice.
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
1. Advisory Capacity Policy Development and management
2. Knowledge Management and generation
3. Technical Leadership
4. Advocacy and leveraging
5. Networking and Partnerships
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
Competencies of Successful Candidate
To view our competency framework, please clickhere.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=499896