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    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Duties and Responsibilities                 Under the guidance and oversight of the Deputy Commissioner (EFCCC) the National REDD+ Coordinator, will coordinate, facilitate and provide guidance to the implementation of the National REDD+ program including the RIP-DD and Oromia Forested Landscape Program (OFLP).   Specifically, the REDD+ Coordinator will have the following tasks and roles - He/she will be responsible to: Lead and coordinate activities of the staff of the National REDD+ Secretariat; Coordinate national stakeholders and development partners in the implementation of the national REDD+ strategy; Help establish and maintain implementation framework for REDD+ (systems for carbon accounting, emissions tracking and registry, carbon transactions and benefit sharing schemes); Facilitate dialogue and discussions with development partners for ensuring the continuity of financing (fund mobilization) for the implementation of the national REDD+ strategy; Facilitate the coordination of policy development processes on issues related to REDD+, forestry and climate change; Put in place the necessary capacity at national and subnational levels for ensuring compliance to international standards with respect to REDD+ safeguards, carbon accounting, emission tracking and MRV; Support the design and implementation of capacity building and investment programs related to REDD+ programs for national and subnational actors for ensuring an effective and efficient REDD+ program implementation; Provide support in activities and to institutions involved in the design and implementation of the Ethiopian’s REDD+ program; Ensure proper engagement and participation of stakeholders on REDD+ processes using its governance structures at various levels; Provide secretarial services for recording and documentation of stakeholders meetings, workshops and trainings; Support the development of regional emission reduction programs (ERPs) in coordination with the RRCUs; Ensure the proper communications and dissemination of information related to Ethiopia’s REDD+ to national and international stakeholders in a transparent manner through appropriate channels (e.g., website); Consolidate reports on REDD+ actions at national level, and supports the preparation of international reports on emission reduction from forestry; Participate in REDD+ related dialogues, negotiations, conferences, meetings and acts as a national REDD+ focal point; Create a mechanism to consolidate and disseminate lessons learned to the national REDD+ program level; Coordinate, facilitate, support and monitor the RIP DD being implemented in three regional states; Ensure RIP-DD implementation complies with the international REDD+ requirements such as the MRV system, the reference levels, the benefit sharing structure and dispute resolution mechanisms; Take responsibility and leadership to initiate, manage, and coordinate various activities, such as activity and budget planning, M&E and preparing periodic reports on RIP-DD implementation and national REDD+ program; Organize meetings with the national and regional stakeholders as appropriate; Enable and support dissemination of best practices, good results and findings related to REDD+/PFM implementation to stakeholders at the national and sub-national levels, including non-government stakeholders; Report periodically to different stakeholders (including government, donors, private sector and civil society) on the progress of the RIP-DD and national REDD+ program as appropriate; Provide support to data collection and completion of quarterly and annual reports; Supervise RIP team staff at federal and regional levels, including the Safeguards Specialist, National MRV Specialists and Communication Specialist and others; Engage with and accomplishes tasks assigned to it by EFCCC, as required.                 Competencies                 Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work. Level 6: Exercises stakeholder-centered design approaches for office / programme / division;   Leadership: Ability to persuade others to follow. Level 6: Ensures teams are resourced for success  and empowered to deliver;   People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction. Level 6: Guides substantive specialists / teams and expands credibility and innovation capacity;   Communication: Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform. Level 6: Creates confidence among stakeholders by delivering authoritative positions, compelling analysis, and contextual acumen;   Delivery: Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement. Level 6: Accepts accountability for the outcomes of programme delivery and facilitates improvement and innovation in the delivery of products and services.                   Required Skills and Experience                 Education: Master’s or advanced degree in forestry, forest ecology, ecosystem ecology or climate change sciences. Experience: At least 6 years of relevant working experience in forestry or climate change, and at least 5 years of project management experience in climate change and forestry areas; Knowledge and experience in global climate change mitigation and adaptation concepts and practices; Experience of implementation of similar projects is an added advantage; Knowledge and experience in Ethiopia’s climate, forest sector and natural resource management sector policies and strategies; Excellent knowledge of the concepts and issues of REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation), especially MRV (Measurement, Reporting, Verification) and FRL; Demonstrated team leadership qualities including strong managerial and partner or stakeholder engagement skills, particularly on REDD+ programs is desirable; Experience with the design, preparation and organization of technical workshops and other national/regional meetings; Understanding of REDD+ policies and readiness mechanisms, national forestry policy, natural resource management and conservation, and forest restoration; Understanding of the national REDD+ strategies, drivers and implications for designing demonstration activities based on national priorities; Project development and management experience (development and implementation of work plans, financial and technical management of contracts, supervision of consultants, liaison with relevant stakeholders, etc.); Demonstrated ability to work independently and effectively and deliver quality outputs under pressure and within agreed tight deadlines; Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English; Demonstrated strong aptitude and ability to communicate both informally (interpersonal skills and networking) and formally (presentations). Proven experience in capacity building to a range of different stakeholders including communities and, and government officials; Skills to coordinate a group of experts and facilitate discussions with national key stakeholders; Ability to manage multi-tasks, uptake new and innovative knowledge, and manage time effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced working environment. Language requirements: Demonstrated ability and skills to communicate effectively in English (both oral and in written) and also skills and ability in Amharic and other languages is an advantage).
    Apr 07, 2020
  • FULL_TIME
     
    United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Organizational Context Guided by the UNDP Governance Team Leader and in close coordination with DfiD Governance Advisor as well as with the focal point in the Federal Civil Service Commission, the Project Coordinator assumes overall responsibility for the successful implementation of project activities and the achievement of planned project outputs. He/she oversees the day-to-day implementation of the project and is responsible for both organizational and substantive matters.  Further, the project officer provides technical advisory services to government counterparts as well as UNDP. The Project officer also promotes and advocates for UNDP’s global mandates and priorities related to the thematic issues. The Project officer works in close collaboration with the programme and operations teams within UNDP, to actively engage with government partners, DfiD and other key stakeholders of the project.                   Duties and Responsibilities                 Summary of Key Functions: Coordination and management of the project in the areas assigned; Creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the project; Provision of top-quality technical and advisory services internally within UNDP CO and to the Civil Service Commission; Facilitation of knowledge building and management. Duties and Responsibilities:   Under the supervision and guidance of the Team Leader of Governance and Capacity Development Unit of UNDP Ethiopia, the Project officer’s tasks and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: Take overall responsibility for the successful implementation of the project towards achieving the results/ outputs; Provide day to day management, coordination and supervision of the project, including the financial resources; Liaison with the Civil Service Commission, support the Civil service Commission in preparing annual work plans in close collaboration with UNDP and DfiD, ensure these plans are in accordance with the agreed formats, ensuring that the necessary technical support is provided to the Commission so that it delivers in accordance with its plans; Analyze, consolidate, edit and/or draft quarterly and annual progress/monitoring and financial reports, in close consultations with the Civil Service Commission; preparation of inputs for substantive and financial reporting, including results oriented annual reports and specific donor reporting; ensure timely and quality substantive and financial reports are provided Provide strategic and technical support in close coordination with relevant stakeholders, on the implementation of the project; Monitor progress of the project according to the agreed work plan and inform UNDP in advance of any foreseeable delays; Ensure proper use of project resources; and ensure that government inputs for project are available; Facilitate consultancy work of the project, including drafting ToRs, arrange consultations, consolidate feedbacks to reports; Represent the project at project meetings and annual reviews; Maintain close contacts with UNDP indicating foreseeable changes in the annual work plan and proposing realistic amendments and budget revisions; Prepare the project procurement plan, and coordinate the procurement of services and goods under the project; Manage requests for the provision of financial resources by UNDP, using advance of funds, direct payments, or reimbursement using the FACE (Fund Authorization and Certificate of Expenditures); Control and monitor project expenditures and ensure management of the resources as approved; Ensure timely and effective transformation of project inputs into project outputs; Coordinate all preparatory activities for seminars/workshops/symposiums to be held under the project, such as logistic/administrative arrangements, availability of the appropriate premises etc.; Assist in accelerating programmatic as well as financial delivery following UNDP’s standard operating procedures and regulations and based on agreed indicators; Under the guidance of the Programme Management Support Unit, ensure that the project follows financial and administrative documentation procedures in line with UNDP, and donor guidelines and Programme Implementation Manual; Active contribution to UNDP Ethiopia’s overall office effort on strengthening partnerships and resource mobilization.                 Competencies                 Corporate Competencies: Demonstrate commitment to UNDP's Mission, vision and values and that of the respective Implementing Partner; Display Cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability; Treats all people fairly without favoritism. Function Competencies:   Knowledge Management and Sharing: Document and share knowledge and experience; Actively works towards continuing personal learning; Act on learning plan and applies newly acquired skill; Development and Operational Effectiveness: Good Knowledge of Result Management Guide and Toolkit and perform a variety of specialized tasks related to Result Management, including support to design, planning and implementation of programme, managing data, reporting; Ability to lead implementation of new systems; Strong analytical abilities, particularly in the areas of public sector governance, capacity development and knowledge transfer; Demonstrated knowledge and experience in public sector reform, and governance dynamics in the country Management and Leadership: Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback; Good sense of teamwork, inter-personal and conflict resolution skills; Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude; Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills; Builds strong and harmonious relationships with clients and external actors; Demonstrates openness to change; Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure; Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.                 Required Skills and Experience                 Education: Master’s degree in public administration, development studies, management, economics or other related social science fields. Experience: At least 4 years of relevant experience (six years with first Degree) in programme/project management preferably in civil service reform programme/projects; Experience in multi-stakeholder facilitation and coordination; in providing management advisory services; Practical experience in in design, monitoring and evaluation of capacity building projects; Eexperience in co-operation with government entities and development partners; Good understanding of UNDP programming modalities, particularly in governance programmes and/or projects; Experience in the usage of computers and office software package (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages; International level experience in managing and coordinating such project and public sector is an advantage. Language Requirement: Fluency in English and Amharic.
    Apr 07, 2020