UNDP Programme Associate Governance Jobs In Kigali Rwanda 2012
Closing Date: Friday, 30 November 2012
PROGRAMME ASSOCIATE GOVERNANCE
Location : Kigali, RWANDA Application Deadline : 30-Nov-12 Additional Category Democratic Governance Type of Contract : TA Local Post Level : GS-7 Languages Required :
English Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Feb-2013
Duration of Initial Contract : 364 days Expected Duration of Assignment : 364 days
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Head of Unit for Governance and Peace Consolidation, the Programme Associate provides substantive and effective support to the planning, design and management of the country program by managing data and facilitating programme implementation, and provides leadership in execution of services in the Governance Team. The Program Associate promotes a result and client oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The Programme Associate leads the programme support staff in the Unit, coordinates activities of the project teams and other Programme Units, and works in close collaboration with the Operations team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UNDP programme implementation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Administration and implementation of programme strategies, adapts processes and procedures.
Support to the substantive and financial management of the governance programme.
Administrative support to the Governance Unit.
Support in creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy.
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing.
Impact of Results
The key results have an impact on the overall CO efficiency in programme and success in implementation of programme strategies. Accurate analysis and presentation of information enhances UNDP position as a strong development partner. The information provided facilitates decision making of the management.
Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.
Knowledge Management and Learning
Shares knowledge and experience.
Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to Results Management, including support to design, planning and implementation of programme, managing data, reporting.
Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system, including new IT based systems.
Good knowledge of Results Management Guide and Toolkit.
Leadership and Self-Management
Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure.
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political or Social Sciences would be highly desirable.
Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems
Fluency (both verbal and written) in English and French, and the national language of the duty station.
Interested candidates are invited to read the full job description and apply only online via https://jobs.undp.org. The required documents include the candidate’s Personal History Form (P11) downloadable from the same website, a resume and academic certificates (uploaded as one file).
Deadline for submission of applications:
30th November 2012
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for substantive assessment and interview.
Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply.
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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