Innovative Partnership Fund Expert

UNDP
Location: Nepal
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2021-01-20 Deadline: 2021-01-30
  • Location : Nepal
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Description

Location :

Provincial Programme Implementation Unit (PPIU) (one in each Province), NEPAL

Application Deadline :

30-Jan-21 (Midnight New York, USA)

Additional Category :

Democratic Governance and Peacebuilding

Type of Contract :

Other

Post Level :

Other

Languages Required :

English  

Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)

15-Mar-2021

Duration of Initial Contract :

One year with possibility of extension

Expected Duration of Assignment :

July 2022

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Functions / Key Results Expected

Overall responsibilities of the assignment are to:

  1. Support the establishment of PPF board and operationalization of the Fund to enable provincial and local governments strategize, plan, execute and manage IPF activities as envisaged in the PLGSP programme document;
  2. Provide capacity building support to promote innovative approaches to governance with a focus on strengthening downward accountability, transparency and participation;
  3. Support the establishing of coordination between local governments and provincial governments in the spirit of cooperative federalism;
  4. Ensure strengthening gender and social inclusion through the adaptation of innovation practices;
  5. Technical Backstopping and capacity building for IPF; and
  6. Perform any other tasks assigned by the concerned authorities.

Job Specification

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Economic or Public Finance or Management or Development Studies or Engineering or any other related field with Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/Architect Engineering.

Experience:

  • At least three years of experience for Master’s Degree and five years for Bachelor’s Degree in the field of public administration, governance, business administration, public finance management or similar fund management;
  • At least 3 years of working experience on procurement management;
  • Hands-on skills in data management using statistical tools and software;
  • Experience of working with government or public organization in the area of procurement management;
  • Demonstrated skills of preparing quality reports and other knowledge products;
  • Sound understanding of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their implications for local governance would be an advantage;
  • Experience of working in government, UN and/or other international agencies will be an added advantage; 
  • Good understanding of applications for data management and project monitoring;
  • Skills and knowledge on project management; and
  • Experience of working with local government will be advantage.

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Nepali, both written and oral, at professional level is essential;and
  • Knowledge of any of the local languages will be an added advantage.

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Organization Summary

UNDP works in more than 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. We help countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 100+
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