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2024 Project Manager Internship position with UNDP in the Republic of Moldova.

2024 Project Manager Internship position with UNDP in the Republic of Moldova.

Country: Moldova
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2024 Project Manager Internship position with UNDP in the Republic of Moldova.

The 2024 Project Manager Internship  oversees project activities, ensuring efficiency, results-based management, and compliance with UNDP rules.

Duties and Responsibilities of 2024 Project Manager Internship 

The incumbent will ensure the provision of development services and products (commensurate with the scope of the project) of the highest quality and standards to national counterparts and clients through applying Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) and gender equality (GE) approaches. More specifically:

  1. Lead, manage, coordinate, and develop effective project planning and implementation:
    • Lead strategic planning for the project as well as formulation and periodic revisions of the project’s annual work plan (AWP), including plans for budget, HR and procurement that are developed in close coordination with UNDP’s Country Office Programme, HR, and Procurement teams. Lead development of detailed implementation plans.
    • Provide direction, guidance, and direct supervision to UNDP project personnel. Undertake technical review of project documents produced by the project team and partners, and ensure high technical standards are met.
    • Ensure all project interventions integrate a gender equality perspective/gender equality mainstreaming to the extent local context allows.
    • Identify opportunities for synergies with other projects within UNDP and beyond, to advance the key objectives and grow its focus.
  2. Develop strategic partnerships:
    • Substantively contribute to the harnessing of effective partnerships and lead the identification and onboarding process for implementing partners.
    • Substantively contribute to project communications and visibility efforts. Make recommendations to the management team on activities with potential for scale-up, replicability and synergies.
    • Provide technical support to the implementing partners and act as a liaison between UNDP and the partners.
    • Support resource mobilization efforts and project development.
  3. Monitor and report on progress in implementing project activities and achieving the targets set:
    • Provide leadership and technical advice to the project in developing baselines and indicators for project monitoring and evaluation and coordinate the finalization of detailed results framework. Develop clear strategies and an effective system for data collection, means of verification, and information sharing and reporting.
    • Coordinate the preparation of corporate, donor and government reports in line with the reporting schedule and UNDP and donor requirements. Ensure provision of ad hoc reports and information requested by relevant entities.
    • Ensure proper operational and financial closure of the project.
  4. Facilitate knowledge and capacity building, knowledge sharing, and advocacy relevant to the assigned thematic areas:
    • Identify capacity building needs and opportunities. Ensure appropriate training, project workshops and other relevant activities are organized and implemented in a consultative manner, involving technical experts and stakeholders that may include the government, private sector, NGOs, donors, and/or academia.
    • Ensure project reports capture results, lessons learned and good practices for possible wider application.
    • Participate in and ensure sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice on development and project related issues. Support establishment of knowledge platforms for the project, facilitate innovative mechanisms for dissemination of knowledge from the project, and develop knowledge resources and products to share with project partners and to support UNDP’s engagement in this area.
    • Promote advocacy for UNDP’s work and opportunities for collaboration in addressing development trends in coordination with the project partners, stakeholders, and UNDP communications staff.

The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization.

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Institutional Arrangement 

  • The Project Manager works under the supervision of the Effective Governance Programme Analyst and works in close collaboration with the project team, as well as with Programme, Operations, Communications and other units in the Country Office (CO) for effective achievement of results.
  • The Project Manager in close collaboration with the Programme Analyst and the Programme Specialist supports UNDP CO in developing concept notes and project documents from the field of the project he/she manages to further develop the programme portfolio of Effective Governance Cluster

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Required Skills and Experience for 2024 Project Manager Internship 

  • Master’s degree in Law, Human Rights, Public Administration, International Relations, Project Management or related field is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in combination with additional 2 years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the Master`s degree.
  • Minimum 5 years (with Master’s degree) or 7 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of progressively responsible relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, and/or hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects, and/or leading and managing projects, preferably related to democratic governance, justice, human rights or home affairs.


  • Fluency in English and Romanian (both, oral and written) is required.
  • Working knowledge of one or more additional languages relevant for Moldova, including Bulgarian, Gagauzian, Romani, Russian, Ukrainian or sign language would be an asset.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in the use of computers, office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and web-based management systems, and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.
  • Knowledge and experience in relevant thematic areas.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in managing a multidisciplinary team is an asset.
  • Good networking  and partnership development experience
  • Prior experience with UNDP Project management and/or implementation is an advantage
  • Previous experience in development assistance or related work for a donor organization, governmental institutions, NGO or private sector / consulting firm is an advantage
  • Familiarity and prior experience with the donor’s (Sweden/Sida and/or U.S. Government/INL) requirements and procedures is an advantage.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline08 May,2024



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