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Project Analyst in Micronesia 2024| UNDP | paid Internship|

Project Analyst in Micronesia 2024 | UNDP | paid Internship|

Country: Micronesia
City: Pohnpei
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Project Analyst in Micronesia 2024| UNDP | paid Internship|

The 2024 Project Analyst works under the general supervision of the Project Manager (Parliamentary Development) and collaborates closely with the Technical Specialist (Parliamentary Development).

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Coordinate effective project planning and implementation.
  • Contribute to project planning process and ensure the priorities of the Legislatures in the North Pacific countries, (in particular: the National Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia and the four FSM State Legislatures; the Parliament of Kiribati; the National Congress of Palau and the Palau States Legislatures are fully reflected in the work plan and a fully costed budget, based on sound capacity assessments and in accordance with UNDP POPP/PPM Guidelines.
  • Facilitate establishment of interactive and inclusive platforms for project implementation and collaborate with other programme units and project teams to ensure integration of critical development issues in the project activities and expected project outputs.
  • Ensure operational management of assigned portfolio including through timely procurement of goods, services and/or infrastructure (as relevant), effective management of human, technical and financial resources, etc.
  • Provide backup coordination and implementation support to other parliamentary project coordination analysts to ensure smooth implementation of overall parliamentary portfolio.

Establish partnerships and open channels of communication.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and strategic linkages principally with the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia and the four FSM State Legislatures, the Parliament of Kiribati; the National Congress of Palau and the Palau States Legislatures; as well as with implementing and development partners, government officials, businesses, NGOs, other national stakeholders, and beneficiaries to support key objectives and ensure inclusive implementation and participation of key stakeholders in assigned portfolio.
  • Provide technical support to the implementing partners and act as a liaison between UNDP and the partners.
  •  Support resource mobilization efforts and project development.

Monitor and report on progress in implementing project activities and achieving the targets set

  • Review the results framework and update the indicators, baselines, and targets of the assigned portfolio. Support portfolio leads to develop clear strategies and an effective system for data collection, means of verification, and information sharing and reporting.
  • Prepare corporate, donor and government reports in line with the reporting schedule and UNDP and donor requirements.
  • Ensure proper operational and financial closure of the project.

Facilitate knowledge and capacity building, knowledge sharing and advocacy relevant to the assigned thematic area(s).

  • Organize training, workshops, and capacity building activities in a consultative manner, involving technical experts and stakeholders principally with the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia and the four State Legislatures, the Parliament of Kiribati; the National Congress of Palau and the Palau States Legislature; as well as that may include the government, private sector, NGOs, donors, and/or academia.
  • Identify, synthesize and document best practices and lessons learned that are generated from the project and implementing partners.

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Required Skills and Experience of Project Analyst 2024 

  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Development Studies, Law, Social Sciences, or related field is required, or
  • A first-level university degree (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 2 years (with master’s degree) or 4 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience at the national or international level in designing and implementing institutional strengthening governance projects
  • 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 the area of parliamentary development and inclusive political processes
  • Sound knowledge of the political, administrative and institutional set up of 1) the Federated States of Micronesia (at both Federal and State levels); 2) Palau; 3) Kiribati
  • Strong skills in providing advisory services to and advocating with senior public officials
  • Evidence of experience in roles delivering clear and concise advice in written and spoken form
  • Good networking abilities and partnership development
  • Experience working in or with one of the Legislatures in the North Pacific countries is a strong asset

Required Languages:

  • Fluency in English and national language of the duty station
  • Knowledge of other national languages relevant to the parliamentary portfolio is an asset.

Application deadline for Project Analyst position is march 8th 2024  Apply now!


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline08 March,2024



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