Apply for the Vacancy for Country Representative at UNDP in Georgia. The deadline for the application is 5th November 2020.
Summary of Country
Through the normative mandate we support the strengthening of global norms and standards. We also promote more effective coordination, coherence and gender mainstreaming across the UN system in support of commitments for gender equality and women’s empowerment; and as part of our operational mandate we support Member States to translate global norms and standards into legislation, policies and development plans at the regional, national and local levels.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Manage the strategic country program planning and development
- Develop and implement strategic direction of the Georgia CO;
- Likewise, lead the design, planning, formulation, preparation and development of the Country Strategic Note;
- Also, provide substantive advice to the Executive Director, Regional Director and Senior Management on the regional strategy, direction and planning of programs and projects
Manage the Georgia Country Office
- Lead the office in the delivery of operational goals; Finalize the annual work plan and budget; and oversee the implementation, including providing direction, guidance and technical support;
- Also, oversee and approve program work plans and monitor the overall progress and compliance of the Georgia CO;
- Likewise, manage the preparation of UN Women mandated country reports
Knowledge management, innovation and capacity building
- Manage the development and implementation on Georgia CO communication plans, based on UN Women’s communication strategy;
- Additionally, approve the implementation of innovation and best practices in the Georgia CO
Key Performance Indicators
- Timely and quality development and implementation of the Country Strategic Note and Annual Workplan
- Likewise, timely and quality delivery on operational goals
- Timely submission of UN Women Country Reports, donor reports, and audit responses
- Also, quality and level of engagement with UNCT, including joint planning joint programming, joint resource mobilization, joint advocacy, working group
- Excellent program formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
- Also, the ability to develop detailed operational plans, budgets, and deliver on them
Education and certification:
- Master’s degree or equivalent in development related disciplines, economics or public policy or other social science fields is required.
- A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- A project/program management certification would be an added advantage
- At least 10 years of progressively responsible development experience that combines strategic and managerial leadership in aid development cooperation, some of which is in gender and women’s issues programming, at the international level, preferably in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programs or UN Mission;
- Also, field based experience working with multi-cultural teams.
- Likewise, experience in leading a team.
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