United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Better Than Cash Alliance is looking at hiring an experienced consultant with Digital Financial Services (DFS)  project management  expertise to support the NBE’s Programme Management and Development Unit (PMDU) in implementing the country’s National Digital Payments Strategy (NDPS). The PMDU is an entity to be hosted within the Payment Systems and Services Directorate (PSSD) at the NBE, tasked with coordinating the implementation of the NDPS. Working closely with the PSSD directorate, the consultant is expected to advise on the implementation of the NDPS, focusing on (i) Setting up and building capacity of the PMDU, (ii) Overall coordination of implementation of the NDPS, including tracking key indicators and (iii) Implementation of specific payment digitisation initiatives.   Work with the NBE, on setting up and building capacity of the PMDU-  this will involve working with the NBE to prepare for the NDPS kick off and set up of the...
Jan 13, 2021
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Duties and Responsibilities The assignment shall be undertaken within the agriculture and forest sectors and their agencies and stakeholders.  In order to effectively conduct institutional capacity need assessment and to plan institutional capacity building that will enable the agriculture and forest sectors and their agencies to integrate current and future climate change adaptation and mitigation measures in their PDP-10 action plans as part of the updated  NDC implementation and ensure that outcomes of updated  NDCs interventions and PDP-10 actions are sustainably climate proofed and resilient. Component 1: Agriculture: The consultant needs to: Conduct in-depth review and analyses of project documents, policies, strategies dedicated to CRGE/NDC and these may include but not limited to: Ethiopia’s NDC Roadmap: 2020 – 2030; CRGE, NDC, CRGE Strategy (2011-2019) implementation progress report, and FLAGSHIP projects/programs such as...
Jan 12, 2021
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Duties and Responsibilities The assignment shall be undertaken within the agriculture and forest sectors and their agencies and stakeholders.  In order to effectively conduct institutional capacity need assessment and to plan institutional capacity building that will enable the agriculture and forest sectors and their agencies to integrate current and future climate change adaptation and mitigation measures in their PDP-10 action plans as part of the updated  NDC implementation and ensure that outcomes of updated  NDCs interventions and PDP-10 actions are sustainably climate proofed and resilient. Component 1: Agriculture : The consultant needs to: Conduct in-depth review and analyses of project documents, policies, strategies dedicated to CRGE/NDC  and these may include but not limited to: Ethiopia’s NDC Roadmap: 2020 – 2030; CRGE, NDC, CRGE Strategy (2011-2019) implementation progress report, and FLAGSHIP projects/programs such as...
Jan 08, 2021
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contract Duration One year with a possibility of extension   Background Effective day-to-day technical, administrative, financial, and knowledge management support to the SGP country programme to ensure effective and efficient operation and management of the GEF-SGP country programme portfolio with partners. Duties and Responsibilities Support to Programme implementation (35%): Contribute to day-to-day support to programme/project implementation and ensuring conformity to expected results, outputs, objectives and work-plans; Assist the NC in prescreening project concepts and project proposals, and evaluate the financial part of the project proposals; Assist the NC in development and revision of grant application forms and other management tools, requirements of the programme and other SGP documents; Advise potential grantees on project preparation processes and...
Dec 21, 2020
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
The Project Officer (PO) will conduct all necessary coordination and management activities to successfully implement the project. The PO will work closely with the project manager. The Project Officer will be based in the Project Management Unit (PMU) (in MEFCC) in Addis Ababa and report to the Project Manger (PM). Duties and Responsibilities Engage in the implementation of the project activities in line with the Project Implementation Plan and under the guidance provided by the Project Manger (PM); Liaise with MEFCC as the implementing agency and with all project site officers and coordinate project activities to ensure that the activities in each results area are implemented in accordance with the project objectives; Support in the monitoring of project activities against the established indicators detailed in the project Logical Framework; Provide required technical support to the site officers including at the site level;...
Dec 21, 2020
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Duties and Responsibilities Provide strategic and technical support in close cooperation and coordination with relevant national, regional, stakeholders, on the implementation of the programme elements; Provide direct technical support for the design and delivery of specific activities targeted at building capacities for the Implementing Partner; Liaise with key national and regional stakeholders from Government and civil society organizations to build synergy and collaboration, and to promote wider participation; Assist the Implementing Partner institution in preparing Annual Work Plans and Budgets, financial and procurement requests; Assist in accelerating programmatic as well as financial delivery following UNDPs standard operating procedures and regulations and based on agreed indicators; Follow-up and report on the implementation of the programme ensuring that activities outlined in agreed activities are implemented as outlined in the...
Dec 21, 2020
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Duties and Responsibilities Scope of Work Based within the Kidame Mart team, under the direct supervision of the Better Than Cash Alliance Private Sector Digital Innovation Lead and the Africa Regional Lead in consultation with Unilever Ethiopia and  Kidame Mart, the Consultant will provide technical expertise and support in preparation, design, and when confirmed project management and documenting lessons learned and recommendations on the digital payment and working capital pilot implementation, including engagement with Unilever, Kidame-Mart and selected financial partners. This will include but not limited to defining characteristics of digital payment solution, developing the pilot protocols, selecting location for pilot, incentives for adoption and link with mobile money agents. Key responsibilities are as follows:   A) Pilot Preparation and Design   Conduct and assessment of the current digital payment solution that Kidame Mart...
Dec 19, 2020
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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) UNDP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Duties and Responsibilities Specific Duties: Database and Application ICT Security Specialist (CMS, VRS, CRS and RMS): In line with architecting stringent security measures and implementing sound practices for the systems being developed for NEBE, a specialized database and application ICT development security specialist who has worked on the current NEBE election systems. The incumbent must have a thorough understanding of the current networking and architecture systems in NEBE in order to provide immediate solutions. The overall scope of work will be to ensure that developed code is in line with acceptable standards as seen across the various technology application platforms that form the basis of election systems. The incumbent will also be required to assist the overall team in developing a security strategy and define methodologies that meet the NEBE’s requirements. Furthermore, skills in development are required in order to ensure that RMS developmental...
Dec 05, 2020