NGO Jobs in Ethiopia
United Nations Jobs in 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 Annual Work Plan and are executed in a timely manner;
Support in organization of field monitoring missions, meetings and coordination with relevant stakeholders;
Support Monitoring & Evaluation and Audit functions in collaboration with the UNDP Country Office DGP Unit colleagues required;
Submit project briefs to the Programme team on completion of programme activities;
Assist in the drafting of narrative activity and financial reports to UNDP and donor partners;
Under the guidance of the Programme team, ensure that the project follows financial and administrative documentation procedures in line with UNDP, and donor guidelines and Programme Implementation Manual;
Act as a desk officer point of contact for the GDDP.
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.
Knowledge Management and Sharing:
Share knowledge and experience;
Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts 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 governance, conflict resolution, capacity development/ knowledge transfer.
Management and Leadership:
Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
Good sense of team work , 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
Master’s Degree in development studies, governance, political science or related social science disciplines.
At least 2 years of work experience (4 years with Bachelor's Degree) in a governance and capacity development related field in national and international organizations/in an international development context;
Demonstrated experience in programme/project management in the governance area;
Proven experience leading complex governance programmes/projects, preferably with the UN System;
Good understanding of UNDP programming principles and modalities, with specific emphasis on the national implementation modality.
Fluency in English and Amharic languages, both written and verbal, is required.