UNDP 2024 Internship Programme Analyst, Governance at Tajikistan
Under the supervision of the Programme Specialist (Cluster Leader), the 2024 Internship Programme Analyst supports the CO efforts to ensure the achievement of the country programme results and provision of thought leadership and strategic positioning on governance issues as well as effective and development planning and financing, SDG acceleration, green and digital economic transformation, economic and social policies and cross-thematic development.
Duties and Responsibilities for 2024 Internship Programme analyst
Ensures implementation of programme strategies focusing on achievement of the following results
- Thorough analysis and research of the political, social, environmental and economic situation in the country and preparation of substantive inputs to CCA, UNSDCF, CPD and other documents.
- Provide technical inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives within programme stream.
- Analysis and synthesis of proposals on the areas for support and interventions within the practice area specialization assigned.
- Support the CO business processes mapping and facilitating the workflows between the Programme clusters and the projects.
- Serve as a resource person and provide advisory support in given practice area to management of country office.
- Provide inputs to the annual workplan and budget as required.
Participates in effective management of the CO programme within the thematic/ practice area specialization assigned focusing on quality control from formulation to implementation of the country programme achieving the following results.
- Support the effective application of Results Based Management tools, establishment of management targets and monitoring achievement of results.
- Contribute to the CO programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP’s priorities into local interventions.
- Coordinate and monitor the implementation of programme activities.
- Monitor progress on programme activity, results and indicators.
- Application of conceptual models in support of programme design.
- Participation in audit of all projects.
- Preparation of inputs for reporting, including donor reporting.
Supports creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy focusing on achievement of the following results
- Provide inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain information and databases.
- Provide inputs to relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles.
- Provide technical support on inter-agency coordination related activities by providing inputs to background reports and briefs.
Provides top quality advisory services to the Government and ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results.
- Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues.
- Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals.
- Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
- Organization of training for the operations/ projects staff on programme issues.
- Professional growth through active learning.
Perform other duties within your functional profile as assigned and deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the office.
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Required Skills and Experience
- Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Administration, Political Studies, International Relations, Development, Law, Economy, Public Policy, Social Sciences or a related field or
- A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the above fields in combination with two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.
Experience, Knowledge and skills:
- Applicants to positions at this level who have Master’s degree in a relevant field of study are not required to have professional work experience.
- For applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree, two (2) additional years of qualifying work experience in the areas of democratic governance, anti-corruption, access to justice, the rule of law, human rights-based approach, accountable institutions, civic participation, prevention of extremism, social policies, gender-responsive and inclusive approaches for sustainable development.;
- A minimum of one (1) year of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management or related area at the international and/or national level is desirable.
- Proven experience in managing and/or providing services for the design, management and monitoring and evaluation of UN/DP Programmes and/or development projects, including results-based management is a significant advantage.
- Experience in Governance, economic and social policies or a similar area would be deemed a comparative advantage.
- Knowledge of strategic programmes and operational policies of UNDP is an asset.
- Demonstrated experience in research and policy-level analysis.
- Proven communication and analytical skills, and ability to work in a sensitive environment requiring liaison and collaboration with multiple actors.
- Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
- Fluency in English and Russian is required.
- Knowledge of local Tajik language is an advantage.
Please note that continuance of appointment beyond the initial 12 months is contingent upon the successful completion of a probationary period.
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