34 ADVERT Friday, February 24 2017 | NEW ERA Post Title: NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL OFFICER (CULTURE) Domain: Culture Post Number: 6NACLT1000RP Grade: NOB Organizational Unit: UNESCO Windhoek Office Primary Location: Windhoek, Namibia Recruitment open to: Internal and External Candidates Type of contract: Fixed-Term Annual salary: 501 946 (Namibian Dollars) Deadline (midnight, Paris time): 19 March 2017 OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Culture (ADG/CLT) and the direct supervision of the Head of the UNESCO Windhoek Office, the incumbent will contribute to the design, implementation and coordination of activities carried out under Major Programme IV - Culture in Namibia with a view to supporting the Member States in their implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union Agenda 2063. The incumbent shall work as part of the interdisciplinary team in the UNESCO Windhoek Office, in collaboration with culture stakeholders, the Culture Programme Specialist in the Multi-sectoral Regional Office for Southern Africa in Harare and with technical guidance from Programme Divisions at Headquarters. In this context, the incumbent will: Contribute to identifying, designing and implementing activities in the field of culture in the country within the framework of the Culture Sector’s strategies and priorities, particularly with regard to the promotion, preservation and safeguarding of tangible and intangible heritage, the promotion of creative industries, and the advancement of the linkages between culture and development; contribute to building institutional capacity of UNESCO’s national/ local counterparts and partners, and in close cooperation with Headquarters, contribute to intersectoral programmes developed by the Office. • Contribute to identifying, designing and implementing extra-budgetary projects in collaboration with Culture Partners to reinforce the Regular Programme; ensure the required fundraising by mobilizing resources and partnerships, including to provide professional and technical contributions based on research and analysis, with an emphasis on the national perspective and potential. • Coordinate the implementation of all technical cultural cooperation projects of the Office funded through extra-budgetary resources, by monitoring implementation and ensuring timely implementation and outputs consistent with the approved project documentation. • Maintain close contacts with the concerned national/local authorities and contribute to the development of national cultural policies. Within this context, maintain working relations and interact with relevant governmental bodies, cultural institutions, as well as pertinent intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations. • Participate in joint programming exercises within the framework of the UN reform, such as Delivering as One, Common Country Assessments/United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks (CCA/UNDAF). REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION • Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in the field of culture, social and human sciences or in another related area. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. WORK EXPERIENCE • A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience, in project implementation in the field of culture and/or related field. • Proven experience in designing and implementing policies, programmes and programme work plans. SKILLS/COMPETENCIES • Sound analytical, problem solving and organizational skills. • Proven resource mobilization skills. • Ability to establish priorities and plan and to coordinate and monitor own work plan. • Familiarity with UNESCO’s standard-setting instruments and programmes in the field of cultural heritage. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) with proven ability to draft clearly and concisely. • Ability to build, maintain and enhance working relations with national/local authorities, cultural institutions and relevant intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, and effective working relationships in a multicultural environment. • Discretion and maturity of judgement. • Good knowledge of standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.). LANGUAGES • Excellent/very good knowledge of English. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION • Relevant professional training in the field of culture. WORK EXPERIENCE • Work experience in the UN or international organizations. • Familiarity with the political context of the region. LANGUAGES • Good knowledge of French. • Knowledge of local language (s) and dialects. BENEFITS AND ENTITLEMENTS HOW TO APPLY Interested candidates are requested to submit their application by 19 th March 2017. Application should include: Motivation letter, CV including certified copies of Master/ Advanced degrees, and at least three reference contact. Applications in hard copy should be sent to: UNESCO Office in Windhoek HRM 38-44 Stein Street, Klein Windhoek P.O. Box 24519, Windhoek, Namibia Or by e-mail to Mr. Jakob Motinga, at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ms Lisbeth Kaumbi, at email@example.com Indicating the post number and post title on the envelope or the e-mail subject. Only pre-selected candidates will be contacted. The application of the non-selected applicants will be retained by UNESCO for reference. Please note: UNESCO is committed to gender equality in its programming and to gender parity within secretariat. Therefore, women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNESCO is a non-smoking organization. UNESCO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. A WRITTEN EXAMINATION MAY BE USED IN THE EVALUATION OF CANDIDATES. REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA MINISTRY OF SAFETY AND SECURITY NAMIBIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE POST DESIGNATION: SUPERINTENDENT GRADE 7: SERVICES PERSONNEL JOB TITLE: REHABILITATION COORDINATOR ORGANISATION: NAMIBIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE POST: 1x GOBABIS CORRECTIONAL FACILITY SALARY SCALE: N$ 246 962-295 144 Minimum requirements: A 4-year Degree in Occupational Therapy or a Diploma in Occupational Therapy or a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university in a human behavioural science field. Must either be registered or registrable with the Health Professions Council of Namibia. Added Advantage: Verifiable experience or training in the area of community mental health and/or psychiatry. JOB DESCRIPTION: This job description is a critical task analysis made for the purpose of determining the core functions of the position. It does not purport to contain all tasks on the same or lower grade that can be reasonably expected of any incumbent to perform. As such, the job holder may be required to perform any other task as may be determined from time to time by the supervisor. OVERVIEW OF POSITION: As Rehabilitation Coordinator the incumbent is responsible for ensuring smooth operation and furthering the interest of the Department: Rehabilitation and Reintegration as it pertains to offenders with varying degrees of mental health conditions. The incumbent is also required to coordinate and offer rehabilitative services to offenders with mental health conditions. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conduct assessments, administer and interpret evaluations and tests in order to determine the rehabilitation needs of offenders with mental health conditions. • Counselling and/or coordination of referrals to counselling services. • Establishing a local network of service providers to engage offenders in supportive rehabilitation programmes (e.g., work with pastors, community activists or social workers to establish support programmes addressing issues such as problem solving skills or poor family relationships). • Offer treatment groups focusing on various psycho-social skills, including problem solving and inter-personal skills development. • Initiating health and wellness initiatives emphasizing issues such as self-care and adherence to medication. • Assist offenders to develop or regain occupational, physical, mental and social functioning by conceptualizing, designing, implementing and reviewing a range of interventions involving activities of daily living, domestic skills, personal hygiene, home making skills, arts and crafts, interpersonal skills and recreational activities • Train offenders on peer support and mentorship activities. • Assist in coordinating education interventions (e.g., supervise examinations and help coordinate registration of offenders for various education courses). • Facilitate the development of skills needed for independent living such as using community resources, managing one’s home, managing time, managing medication, and being safe at home and in the community. • Assist in the design and review of treatment plans of offenders. • Evaluate the results of treatment interventions by observing, documenting and monitoring the progress of offenders as well recommending and implementing any necessary adjustments. • Promotes continuation of the treatment plan after discharge by engaging family members, care givers and other social support systems in rehabilitation interventions. • Prepare offenders for optimal functioning in community by linking them community resources and pro-social supportive networks. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: • The incumbent is expected to have a basic understanding of the Offender Risk Management Correctional Strategy as well as how the various components of the strategy such as case management, structured programmes and community supervision are integrated. • The position also requires keen interest and general knowledge within the field of corrections, mental health and rehabilitation. • The incumbent should be attentive to detail and also able to appreciate the holistic perspective. • The position requires an understanding of various crisis management approaches and de-escalation techniques. • The incumbent should have an understanding of evaluation and treatment of offenders to aid in their education, pre-vocation and vocational skills development. • The incumbent should possess good computer and writing skills. • The position requires good communication skills within and across divisions and departments. It is also required to ability to effectively engage and communicate with external stakeholders and partners • The incumbent should also have good presentation and group facilitation skills. • The position also requires the ability to tailor rehabilitation interventions to the individual offender’s physical, mental and social capacity CLOSING DATE: 10 MARCH 2017 Applications: Applications must be submitted on form 156043 (Public Service Application form) obtainable from any Public Service Office/Ministry/Agency and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, confirmation of probation letter, certified copies of educational qualifications and any other relevant documents (not older than 3 months). Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for. Applicants with foreign qualifications are encouraged to obtain evaluation letter from NQA. Contact person: Deputy Commissioner M Tjirose/ M Nfwambi, Tel No.061-284 6141/6222, Private Bag 13281, Windhoek or hand delivered at the Namibian Correctional Service Headquarters: Brendan Simbwaye Square, Goethe Street, Block B, 5th floor. Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) weeks of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcome on these checks, which include security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No documents will be returned.
Friday, February 24 2017 | NEW ERA ADVERT 35 REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA MINISTRY OF LAND REFORM Announcement to Resettlement (Farming Units) Applicants The Ministry of Land Reform hereby would like to announce to the public that, the Farming Units that were advertised on the 15 th November 2016 – 15 th December 2016 were allocated to the following beneficiaries: No. Farm Name Size (Ha) Families Resettled M F ID. No Region of Unit 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Portion 1 (Named Terrasse) of the farm Bertram No. 80, Reg. Div. “A” (Kunene Region) Portion 2 (called Tafelkop) (a Portion of Portion 1), Remaining Extent of Portion 3 (called Verda) (a Portion of Portion 1), and Portion 5 (a Portion of Portion 3) (called Verda) of farm Wolfsschlucht No. 93, Reg. Div. “T” (//Kharas Region) Portion 2 (called Tafelkop) (a Portion of Portion 1), Remaining Extent of Portion 3 (called Verda) (a Portion of Portion 1), and Portion 5 (a Portion of Portion 3) (called Verda) of farm Wolfsschlucht No. 93, Reg. Div. “T” (//Kharas Region) Portion 1 and the Remaining Extent of farm Habis No. 181, Reg. “T” (//Kharas Region) Wasmer No. 34, Reg. Div. “B” (Otjozondjupa Region) Swartkop No. 63, Reg. Div. “V” (//Kharas Region) Application 2633.4758 Marshall Herberth Gomeb M 75090910316 Kunene Single 4998.9549 Hernengaten Konjore F 67100401011 Hardap A 6001.1971 Bernhardt Somseb M 66030600796 Erongo B 7240.3000 Magrietha Van Neel F 69101001493 Hardap Single 200.0000 Simeon Fillemon Niingwendja M 58122800661 Hardap Single 6779 Barthlomeus Junior April M 78021800224 Hardap A 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. Swartkop No. 63, Reg. Div. “V” (//Kharas Region) Swartkop No. 63, Reg. Div. “V” (//Kharas Region) Remaining Extent of Portion 12 ( A Portion of Portion 3) of farm Ludwigshafen No. 480, Reg. Div. “B” (Oshikoto Region) Felseneck and Okanatjikuma No. 26 & 25, Reg. Div. “J” (Otjozondjupa Region) Felseneck and Okanatjikuma No. 26 & 25, Reg. Div. “J” (Otjozondjupa Region) Remaining Extent of the farm Chamis Sued No. 49, Reg. Div. “S” (//Kharas Region) Remaining Extent of the farm Chamis Sued No. 49, Reg. Div. “S” (//Kharas Region) 7012 Richer Apollus M 65071400774 Khomas B 6471.0097 Elkarina Emelie Ucham F 68010300225 //Kharas C 25.000 Absalom Kondjela Uukule M 68110500196 Oshikoto Single 1683.0000 Christof Tjikongo M 59091000724 Otjozondjupa A 1758.2191 Martha Ndahafa Hitenanye F 69122500944 Omusati B 8069.8311 Dirk Jacobus Farmer M 74061710273 Otjozondjupa A 8183 Anna Regina Hartung F 64030700071 //Kharas B The above mentioned beneficiaries are advised to occupy their farming units within 30 days after receipt of original allotment letters. The Ministry of Land Reform may re-advertise any unoccupied farming units after 30 days of receiving allotment letters. This communication also serves as a response to all applicants of these farms as no response will be made to individual applicants. All applicants whose names do not appear on the list were unsuccessful. All successful candidates are further informed and invited to attend a COMPULSORY TRAINING envisaged to be conducted in due course. The successful resettlement beneficiaries will be informed about the exact venue and date of the training once it is confirmed. For any enquires, contact the Acting Deputy Director: Resettlement, Ms. Jacobine Amulungu at 061- 296 5346.