Remote Job Opportunity with the UN Volunteers: Entitlements Methodology Review 202

Date limite : 31 juil. 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: Les volontaires de l'ONU

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Remote Job Opportunity with the UN Volunteers: Entitlements Methodology Review 202

Spécialités: Management et Marketing

Niveau d'études: Troisième cycle

Opportunités: Emploi

The United Nations if offering exceptional an online and home-based job opportunity in Entitlements Methodology Review, which will start in September 2020. 

Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Review and recommend an appropriate national and international UN Volunteers methodology, adjustments procedures and related benefits computation, including family related allowances, well-being and expert differentials and resettlement allowances.
  2. In close consultation with the Volunteer Solutions Section pillars, review and analyse the current and previous national and international volunteer living allowances methodology, family related allowances, well-being, expert differentials, resettlement allowances and periodic revision methodologies, analysis of impact on the new methodology on UN Volunteer modality including costing, review of the internally developed recommendations and discussion papers and presentations. 
  3. Develop a set of recommendations for management consideration with options on the national and international VLA, family, well-being, expert differentials and resettlement allowances computation methodologies.
  4. Validate the revised national and international UN Volunteers living allowances computation and revision methodology.
  5. Review and analyze report on the impact of roll-out of the current UN Volunteer living allowances computation and revision methodology based on internal stakeholders and main UN entity partners input, including incorporating feedback for alternative recommendations. 
  6. Advise on the appropriate roll-out period of the rates given by the new computation methodology and possible transition arrangements based on host entities operational requirements and UNV contractual obligations.


  1. Desk review of relevant documents Evidence Brief for Policy Re-Imagining, the UN Volunteer Conditions of Service Framework, Technical COS and implementation, UN Volunteer Conditions of Service, International Civil Service Commission methodological basis for establishing base rates for UN staff, UNV Market Research, evaluation report and methodological notes from previous UN Volunteer entitlements reviews, including Volunteer Reporting.
  2. Briefings and consultations with Regional Offices and selected Field Units, Volunteer Solutions Team including with the Digital Transformation Project Team, Volunteer Services Center, Executive Team.
  3. Remote / online validation with main UN entity partners with support of New York Office and Regional Offices
  4. Remote / online debriefing sessions on findings and recommendations with the UNV Management Team, Executive Team, and the Volunteer Solutions Team.


  1. University degree at post graduate level in the social sciences, human resources, business administration, management or other relevant field of study.
  2. A minimum of 10 years of experience in compensation analysis and design, salary and/or living allowance preferably in multinational organizations and in an international context.
  3. Advanced quantitative and qualitative analysis and problem-solving skills.
  4. Proven research, investigative interview, analytical and advisory experience.
  5. Strong written, verbal, and technical skills.
  6. First-rate organizational skills and ability to work independently, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
  7. Excellent presentation and report writing skills.
  8. Familiarity with UNV and experience within the UN system would be an advantage.
  9. Knowledge of UN Volunteer living allowance methodologies is a distinct advantage.
  10. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, knowledge of other UN languages is desirable.

About UN Volunteers:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) program is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.

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