Project Officer
UNDP
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UNDP

Kathmandu

About Us

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. UNDP has been supporting the Nepalese people in their struggle against poverty since it opened an in-country office in 1963.

UNDP is the UN's global development network, an organization advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in some 170 countries and territories, working with them on their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the people of UNDP and our wide range of partners. UNDP has been supporting the Nepalese people in their struggle against poverty since it opened an in-country office in 1963.

 

Project Officer

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Education Level Masters (Master's Degree)
  • Experience 5 years
  • Expiry date 2022-05-28

Job Description

Under the overall supervision and guidance of the National Project Director (NPD) and in close coordination with component manager the Project Officer will provide necessary support and assistance in planning and implementation of the project activities.
Under the overall direction of National Project Director (NPD) and National Program Manager (NPM), the project officer will;

  • Contribute in the in preparation of annual work plans, quarterly reports and progress reports;
  • Lead the effective implementation of the project activities in consultation with various regional, sub-regional offices, divisions/units of NHRC;
  •  Ensure the necessary arrangements for workshops, seminars and training activities as per the work plan;
  • Assist the Component manager and other experts to ensure effective implementation of policies and guidelines developed through the support of the project;
  •  Prepare terms of reference and request for proposals (RFP) for sub-contractors and consultants and ensure timely procurement of goods and services, and concept notes;
  •  Prepare effective internal and external correspondence on project related issues;
  • Coordinate with the NHRC officials, divisions and departments to implement the planned activities;
  •  Assist in developing component planning and implementation plan under the guidance of Component Manager and NPD;
  •  Provide all administrative and logistic supports in expediting the procurement and recruitment of the short-term expertise;
  • Ensure implementation of programmatic policy, processes and procedures with GESI Sensitivity;
  • Prioritize selection of consultant process with GESI considerations;
  • Respect the local community’s culture, diversity, norms and values;
  •  Perform other tasks as required.

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrated high moral integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards, sound political judgment as well as diplomacy, impartiality and discretion and proven capacity of initiative, discretion and leadership.
  • Promotes the vision, mission and strategy of UNDP.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religious, race, nationality and age sensitivity.

Functional Competencies:

  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and results for the client and responds positively to feed-back.
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Effective communications skills and ability to establish good working relationships with national and international interlocutors.
  •  Demonstrated openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
  • Ability to work and act under pressure and with discretion in a politically sensitive, fast paced environment with a minimum of comfort.
  • Ability to travel under harsh conditions within the country whenever required.
  • Exceptional analytical and strategic planning skills.

Job Specification

Education:

  • Completion of Master’s degree from a recognized university in management, social science, economics, development or any other relevant field.

Experience:

  • At least five years of relevant work experience in programme or project planning, management and coordination.
  •  Prior experience on human rights related project will be an asset
  • Significant experience in the design and/or implementation of development programmes.

Apply Instruction

To apply for this job please visit jobs.undp.org.

This job has been expired on 2022-05-28