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UNDP-PROGRAMME & PARTNERSHIP MANAGEMENT (HOME-BASED)

Deadline: 02 November 2020 (Midnight)

Location: Home based 

Type of Job: Individual Contract

Duties and Responsibilities

Scope of Work

1.        Support programme management of the UNDP Global Project on Support to REDD+ Implementation, which is carried out by the UNDP Climate & Forests programme. This role assists with maintaining the delivery of the required technical, operational, and administrative outputs, while tracking the project’s progress through monitoring, evaluation and reporting mechanisms. In particular:

  • Assist with the coordination of the implementation of project activities, including guidance to project specialists and consultants in order to achieving timely, coherent and qualitative project results;
  • Facilitate project revisions and extensions (as needed), project board preparation, results monitoring & reporting, and quality assurance for the mentioned Global Project on REDD+;
  • Coordinate the delivery of key performance indicators under the Climate & Forests Programme strategic framework;
  • Monitor project risks initially identified and their management, submitting information on the new risks and possible mitigating measures to the Project Board for consideration and updating the status of these risks by maintaining a Project Risk Log;
  • Ensure that gender equality is pursued in all project activities and reflected in work plans, budgets, reports, research and analyses and, where specifically relevant, analyzed in detail;
  • Maintain a pipeline of knowledge products and publications for UNDP’s Climate and Forest Programme, in line with the Programme’s Strategic Framework, to synthesize lessons and stimulate the uptake of best practices and knowledge, and the development of knowledge materials that promote knowledge development and sharing on new approaches, thinking and techniques on REDD+;
  • Communicate project goals and activities clearly to both stakeholders and the wider public, by facilitating the production articles, opinion pieces, multimedia and social media content to communicate the broader picture of support to countries, for dissemination via UNDP web platforms and social media;
  • Contribute to the consolidated progress updates and annual/final reports as outlined in the programming cycle and legal agreements.

2.        Coordination and delivery of UNDP’s contribution to the UN-REDD Programme partnership, including with implementing partners and key stakeholders:

  • Maintain strong relationships with the UN-REDD implementing partners and other relevant partners and donors to ensure effective joint planning, budgeting, implementation, delivery and reporting;
  • Represent UNDP’s Climate & Forests Programme in the development, implementation and evaluation of UN-REDD Programme programmes/projects; monitor and report UNDP’s deliverables under the partnership; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and propose corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions;
  • Represent UNDP on the UN-REDD Knowledge Management and Communications Working Group in order to document and share best practices and lessons learned and amplify achievements resulting from technical assistance delivered via the partnership;
  • Facilitate the preparation and delivery of timely, accurate and appropriate progress updates and the identification of constraints and risk management for UNDP’s UN-REDD Programme service line;
  • Contribute to, review, and provide feedback on the narrative and financial programme reports compiled by UN-REDD Programme Secretariat;
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of work plans and coordinate support for planned meetings and workshops in collaboration with UN-REDD Programme counterparts;
  • Provide substantive support to consultative and other meetings and events to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documentation and presentations;
  • Maintain regular communication on relevant project issues with UNDP and partner agency counterparts, consultants and experts and ensuring quality and timely delivery of all agreed outputs.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic background:  Master’s degree in international development, international relations, environmental policy or related field

Experience:

  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme design, management and coordination for international organizations;
  • Technical knowledge of REDD+ and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC);
  • Demonstrated experience working in partnership with multiple UN entities and diverse stakeholders to deliver coordinated results
  • Demonstrated experience in drafting and managing knowledge products and reports

HOW TO APPLY?

Please visit> https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=94696

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