Project Officer (for Seychelles nationals only), Mahé
Working under the direct supervision of the Programme Manager (based in Mauritius), the Project Officer will support the timely implementation of all UNDP activities in Seychelles.
Duties and Responsibilities
Day to day management of the UNDP Projects and Programme in Seychelles Unit
Monitoring project delivery and manage portfolio of UNDP projects in the Seychelles
Maintaining a network of peers in the Government, UN, NGOs and stakeholder organization for the UNDP programme in Seychelles
Drafting progress reports and minutes of steering committee meetings
Providing support for the preparation and drafting of project documents and ensuring consistency with national development objectives and UNDP policies and procedures
Arranging briefings and related activities for missions in Seychelles (donors, technical advisors, consultants, UN agencies).
Providing administrative support to the Resident Coordinator system by liaising with resident and non resident UN agencies
Representing UNDP in various forums and meetings at the national level.
The key results have an impact on the success of country programme within specific areas of cooperation. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.
Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda
Level 1.2: Ppreparing information for advocacy
Identifies and communicates relevant information for a variety of audiences for advocating UNDP's mandate
Results-Based Programme Development and Management
Level 1.2: Contributes into results through primary research and analysis
Assesses project performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into project work
Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points of integration
Monitors specific stages of projects/programme implementation
Building Strategic Partnerships
Levle 1.2: Maintaining a network of contacts
Maintains an established network of contacts for general information sharing and to remain up-to-date on partnership related issues
Analyzes and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders
Innovation and Marketing New Approaches
Level 1.2: Enhancing processes or products
Generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
Resource Mobilization (Field Duty Stations)
Level 1.2: Providing inputs to resource mobilization strategies
Analyzes information/databases on potential and actual donors
Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing
Level 1.2: Basic research and analysis
Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
Level 1.2: Fundamental knowledge of own discipline
Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position
Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP's Goals
Level 1.2: Preparing information for global advocacy
Identifies and communicates relevant information for advocacy for UNDP's goals for a variety of audiences
Level 1.2: Establishing effective client relationships
Researches potential solutions to internal and external client needs and reports back in a timely, succinct and appropriate fashion
Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
Creating synergies through self-control
Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Informed and transparent decision making
Prince2 training and certification, RMG
Required Skills and Experience
Master Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences and other relevant field.
Candidates having a Bachelors Degree with five (5) years of relevant working experience will also be considered
Three (3) years of post Master or Bachelors with 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
Field-based experience with civil society is also very pertinent to this post.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages and integrated computer systems or in handling web based management systems.
Fluency in English and creole is essential.
Knowledge of French would be an asset but not a requirement.
Salary will be based on local UNDP salary scale for Service Contract.
Mode of Application
Please ensure that you upload your UNDP Personal History Form – P11 (available at http://un.intnet.mu ) and CV as
attachment in the relevant field of the on-line application.
Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
UNDP reserves the right not to make any appointment following this advertisement
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
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