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Job Title:
International Assistance Analyst

29,670 USD per annum

Vacancy type:

Term Details:
This position is a LES (Locally Engaged Staff) position, subject to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for LES in Ukraine.



Kyiv, Ukraine

Closing date for applications:
13-12-2021 at 23:59 UTC/GMT

Summary of position:
The International Assistance section of the Embassy of Canada in Kyiv, Ukraine is soliciting applications for an International Assistance Analyst. Under the direct supervision of the International Assistance Senior Analyst, the International Assistance Analyst will contribute to policy/program development and to the planning, management and review of international assistance projects. Responsibilities will include:

Analytical duties
• Providing advice and recommendations on the international assistance program’s framework within established precedents and guidelines.
• Supporting the development of program-level results frameworks and contributing to annual program-level results reporting.
• Drafting documents, reports and correspondence, including briefing documents, consultation material, presentations and project documentation.
• Establishing and maintaining networks with domestic and international partners and stakeholders for the gathering and exchange of information.
• Evaluating proposals and other documents prepared by contractors, consultants, partners and stakeholders.
• Preparing research and analysis on development issues, particularly in local language sources, using various publications, documents and websites.
• Preparing and updating program-level risks and risk mitigation measures and working with project officers to resolve significant issues.
• Responding to external requests for information.

Project management duties (including humanitarian)
• Monitoring of project implementation, through project progress reports and project monitoring missions, addressing issues to ensure compliance with Global Affairs Canada (GAC) regulations and effective delivery.
• Reviewing project invoices and expenses under the guidance of the supervisor, ensuring compliance with appropriate policies and submitting them for approval
• Preparing project reporting and maintaining accurate and up-to-date project files in accordance with the relevant guidelines and policies.
• Together with the Senior Analyst, serving as humanitarian assistance focal point, with responsibility for monitoring Canada’s humanitarian assistance.
• Representing the International Assistance Program in humanitarian country team meetings, donor coordination and Government of Ukraine policy meetings.

Communications duties
• Overseeing the International Assistance Program’s activity (formulation, translation, posting, frequency) on the Embassy’s social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and website, exercising discretion and sound judgement as required.
• Identifying opportunities for policy advocacy and promotional activities to improve visibility of Canada's international assistance program.

• Translating documents and/or interpreting for CBS staff, on occasion.
• Other duties, as required.

Essential qualifications:
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language profile. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.

• Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university in a related field such as social sciences, political science, economics, international development, international relations, sociology, law, linguistics or related disciplines.

• Fluency in English (oral and written)
• Fluency in Ukrainian (oral and written)

• Demonstrated experience in international assistance, including the following areas: research and analysis, program planning, implementation of policy and procedures, stakeholder relationships.
• Demonstrated experience in report writing and synthesizing large amounts of information into clear, concise reports, with practical follow-up recommendations.
• Experience in the use of computer software such as Microsoft Office, internet search engines and social media tools.

Rated Requirements

The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.

• Knowledge of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy and feminist foreign policy
• Knowledge of the reform landscape in Ukraine, including key government and international assistance stakeholders
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office tools (for example, Excel, Word, Outlook)
• Knowledge of social media tools

• Ability to research and analyze information from different sources and make sound recommendations
• Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and succinctly in English and Ukrainian (verbal and written)
• Ability to manage own time, set priorities and meet deadlines
• Sound judgement
• Client focus
• Capacity to problem solve
• Professional integrity
• Teamwork

Asset Qualifications:
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications in their cover letter and CV.

• Experience using social media (Twitter and Facebook) on behalf of an organization
• Experience in humanitarian assistance programming

Organizational Needs:
• Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
• May be required to work overtime
• May be required to work outside normal working hours (i.e. evenings and weekends)
• May be required to travel

Operational Requirements:

Condition(s) of Employment:
• Any job offer is subject to receipt of satisfactory references.
• Candidates must have a valid work authorization covering the entire employment period. If the employment is indeterminate, the work authorization should be permanent or itself lead to a permanent work authorization.
• Before an offer of employment can be made, candidates must provide a local address as proof of residence in the specific city, region or country so that if selected, it will appear on the offer letter.
• Candidates must obtain and maintain a reliability rating (security clearance) from the Government of Canada covering the entire employment period.
• All new hires on or after the effective date of October 6, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and to attest that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date unless accommodation measures are granted.

Area of selection:
Open to internal and external candidates who are legal residents or citizens of Ukraine, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose applications are received by the closing date. The Government of Canada is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered based on merit. Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

Important Notes:
How to apply:
• Candidates are required to upload a cover letter and CV in English or French. Applications which do not include the requested documents or information in the CV or cover letter will be rejected. Any additional information must be included as part of these two attachments.
• Please do NOT include personal data in these documents (cover letter and CV) such as; age, date of birth, gender, marital status, family status, religion, a picture. Please only include information relevant to the vacancy as requested in the job poster.
• Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to: prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected.

Important Notes:
• Please do not use a tablet or cell phone to submit your application, as mobile browsers are not supported by our on-line portal. Candidates should only apply using a laptop or desktop computer.
• Only applications submitted in one of the official languages of Canada will be accepted (English or French).
• Communication for this process will be sent via email. It is the responsibility of the candidates to ensure accurate contact information is provided and updated as required.
• Candidates who apply to this vacancy should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users and regularly check their email, including spam folder.
• Reference checks will be sought for candidates that reach interview stage and may form part of the selection process.
• The Embassy of Canada in Ukraine does not reimburse any travel costs to and from interviews/exams nor does it reimburse any relocation costs.
• Candidates requiring any special assistance in attending exams or interviews are requested to inform us.
• The results of this recruitment process may also be used to establish an eligibility list of qualified candidates for similar term, indeterminate, part-time or full-time openings at the Embassy of Canada in Ukraine which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this recruitment process.

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