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2024 Programme Analyst, EE- (nationals only) (UNDP Internship ) in Kazakhstan

2024 Programme Analyst, EE- (nationals only) (UNDP Internship ) in Kazakhstan

Country: Kazakhstan
City: Nur-Sultan
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2024 Programme Analyst, EE- (nationals only) (UNDP Internship ) in Kazakhstan

The 2024 Programme Analyst reports to the Deputy Resident Representative and Programme Specialist, overseeing the Energy and Environment unit. They shape the portfolio, offer policy guidance, aid in program development and quality assurance, cultivate partnerships, and particularly oversee vertical funds like GEF and GCF. They collaborate closely with CO staff, UN agencies, UNDP HQ, Istanbul Regional Hub, advisors, donors, and civil society for effective climate and energy program implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.) Substantively contribute to formulation and implementation of UNDP programme strategies and policies;

  • Contribute to analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country; and contribute collaborative inputs to the UN Common Country Assessment and Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNCCA and UNSDCF) as well as to the preparation/revision of the Country Programme Document (CPD), Integrated Work Plan (IWP) and other strategic documents.
  • Contribute to operationalizing UNSDCF/ CPD in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies.
  • Ensure implementation of relevant programme Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure the effectiveness CO business processes.
  • Analyse and synthesize proposals in assigned programme areas.

2.) Ensure effective management of the CO programme within the assigned thematic/sector areas focusing on quality assurance and risk management from formulation to implementation of the country programme;

  • Contribute to design and formulation of CO programme, translate UNDP priorities into local interventions, and oversee programme implementation with the implementing partners within the assigned programme areas. Ensure that design and formulation of programme considers societal digital technology risks and opportunities and other future signals.
  • Follow up on audit recommendations and ensure the implementation of management responses.
  • Prepare and aggregate reports on activities, outputs and outcomes, including donor and corporate reports.

3.)  Ensure creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy.

  • Develop partnerships with the UN Agencies, international financial institutions (IFIs), government institutions, donors, private sector (if applicable to CO), and civil society in assigned programme/ thematic areas.
  • Identify strategic programme areas of cooperation including for joint programming.
  • Support development of portfolios and Country office pipeline including through the design of Programme/Project documents, concept notes, proposals, and cross-sectoral coordination in assigned areas to bring resources for projects.

4.) Ensure provision of top-quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management.

  • Identify policy-driven issues; and identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals.
  • Establish/strengthen national and international advocacy networks. Implement relevant, high -impact advocacy with key partners.
  • Provide substantive support in the development of policies and institutions to address country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners.
  • Organize training for the operations/ projects staff on programme related matters in assigned areas.

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Required Skills and Experience for 2024 Programme Analyst


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Energy and Environment, Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, or related field is required or
  • A Bachelor’s degree in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree
  • Minimum of 2 years (with master’s degree) or 4 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience at the national and/or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development portfolios and projects in sustainable energy and environment area.
  • Experience in the use of computers, office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.), database packages, and web-based management systems such as ERP.
  • Experience in project proposals development, resource mobilization for projects/ programmes is desired.

Language requirements  

  • Fluency in English and Kazakh and/or Russian
Please note that continuance of appointment beyond the initial 12 months is contingent upon the successful completion of a probationary period.

Note: Please upload copies of your academic qualifications and 3 latest Performance Evaluations (if applicable)


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline04 May,2024



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