The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nepal works with the people and Government of Nepal, and other development partners to pursue equitable and sustainable human development goals through eradication of poverty, increase in livelihood opportunities, improvement in community resilience against conflict, disasters, and impact of climate change, while laying down strong foundations for a society based on rule of law with an inclusive and participatory democracy.
The UNDP Nepal is seeking applications from qualified, dedicated, and result-oriented Nepalese citizens for the following assignment.
Level: NPSA 9
Position Title: Project Coordinator (CDRIL Project)
Number of positions: 1 (One)
Duty Station: Surkhet
Duties and Responsibilities
1 Day to day management of the initiation plan and its implementation.
Ensure that all activities under each output are prepared in a timely manner and implemented in accordance with stated outcomes and performance indicators;
Prepare Annual Work Plans, Quarterly Work Plans and other documents for the approval of the Project Board;
Ensure project resources, aligned with overall project resources are effectively used to achieve set project outputs and outcomes;
Monitor and manage progress and update risk management status to the Project Board;
Lead monitoring, quality data collection and timely submission of technical and progress reports to the donor, partners, and UNDP;
Provide expert advices on local infrastructure development;
Support UNDP in organizing Project Board meetings on a regular basis; and
Consult with the Project Board through Project Assurance officer on any issues that require the Board’s attention, including issues related to deviation from the approved work plans and deviation from the approved target and/or budget).
2) Recruitment, coordination, and supervision of staff, consultants and contractors.
Lead day-to-day management of all project personnel (staff, consultants and contractors);
Develop terms of reference and technical specifications of consultants and contractors requiring procurement;
Support the recruitment process in consultation with the UNDP Field Office and Country Office; and
Provide supervision and coordination of the work of project personnel to ensure delivery of project outputs and outcomes in a timely manner.
3) Coordination, management and monitoring of project finances, administration, procurement and logistics.
Act as the focal point for the UNDP Country Office to ensure that all financial and administrative matters related to the initiation plan are transparently, expediently, and effectively managed in line with UNDP rules and regulations;
Develop narrative and financial reports for the Project Board;
Ensure timely preparation and implementation of the procurement plan; and
Oversee proper use and maintenance of office equipment.
4) Ensure Gender and Social Inclusion work through project interventions.
Provide advice and direction on strategic and policy issues to strengthen gender & social inclusion initiatives in the programme plan and implementation strategy;
Ensure the participation of women and people from disadvantaged group in planning and decision making;
Make sure women and people from disadvantaged group are sufficiently benefitted from project result; and
Facilitate in creating an environment to address GESI issues;
5) Developing and maintain strong relationships with implementing partners and other stakeholders.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with key stakeholders including province government, participating local governments and other relevant stakeholders at local level;
Keep abreast of the initiatives of government and other stakeholders relevant to this initiation plan; and
Facilitate strategic dialogue between federal, province and local governments for better synergy and coordination.
6) Monitoring, evaluation, reporting, knowledge management and communication of the project.
Prepare key operational reports including quarterly reports, annual reports and other thematic reports as necessary summarizing findings, achievements, conclusions and recommendations on the progress of the project in the country as per the requirements;
Supervise the development of knowledge products (including brochures, briefs, documents on lessons learnt, evaluation reports);
Facilitate the dissemination of information about the objectives, progress, and achievements of the project;
Take the lead, coordinate and participate in the organization of conferences, seminars, workshops, training sessions and meetings related to the project; and
Create and foster good working relationships with the media (social media, newspapers and journals, radio, and television).
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Application Deadline: 10 july2021 (Midnight New York, USA)
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