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UNDP Paid Internship Project Manager 2024 at Tajikistan

UNDP Paid Internship Project Manager 2024 at Tajikistan

Country: Tajikistan
City: Khujand
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UNDP Paid Internship Project Manager 2024 at Tajikistan

The Project Manager Internship has the overall responsibility for day-to-day management of the above-mentioned projects and ensure coordination and collaboration with other economic development and livelihood promotion and climate change projects implemented in Sughd area.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Management & Supervision:
    • Facilitate the day-to-day functioning of the project teams and consultants hired by the project.
    • Manage the human and financial resources for achieving project results in line with the outputs and activities outlined in the project documents and annual work plans.
    • Establish performance management system, based on UNDP’s results and competency assessment system, to monitor project personnel performance.
    • Be responsible for financial project management through Quantum, in line with delegated authorities and internal control framework.
    • Develop the annual and quarterly work plans for the projects.
  • Partnership and Resource Mobilization:
    • Work collaboratively in a team environment with other projects of UNDP SED cluster and Climate Change, DRR and environment cluster to ensure integration, strategic focus and gender-responsiveness of all programme activities.
    • Keep close collaboration and regular communication with the relevant staff of UNDP Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to ensure coordinated approach for the regionally-focused activities.
    • Ensure that project activities are closely coordinated with stakeholders and that a high level of collaboration and cooperation is in place at the regional and district level.
  • Monitoring and evaluation:
    • Manage the implementation of effective monitoring and evaluation, information and reporting systems as well as communication strategy for the assigned projects.
    • Monitor national context, emergence of players/stakeholders and actualization of risks that have implications for the projects.
    • Undertake missions to project locations on a quarterly basis.
    • Ensure project evaluations are undertaken properly and in line with UNDP standards.
  • Knowledge sharing and communication: 
    • Lead the process of knowledge captures of national and international know-how in the subject area and production of knowledge-based products.
    • Promote the substantive quality of all knowledge products, and donor reports.
    • Supports relevant, high-impact advocacy activities and campaigns with key partners.

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Required Skills and Experience of Project Manager Internship

  • Master’s degree (or equivalent) in economics, development studies, environment science, environment studies, climate change, sustainability studies, social sciences, business administration or other related subjects.
  • Bachelor’s degree with additional 2 years of experience maybe taken into consideration in lieu of Master’s degree.


  • Minimum 2 years (with Master’s degree) or 4 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience in project / program management at national or international level, or experience in other related fields.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent computer skills, including full command of text and spreadsheet programmes, data bases and web-based communication tools.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with management of economic and social development projects is considered an advantage.
  • Experience in managing climate change related projects will be an advantage.
  • Experience/Good knowledge about the strategic planning and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Evidence of gender-responsiveness and gender sensitivity in the area of expertise.
  • Understanding/experience of national and local development context of Tajikistan in general and Khujand in particular.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparation of narrative and financial reports.
  • Sound knowledge/experience of country and regional context and development challenges.
  • Experience in partnering and interaction with governmental and international organizations at various levels.
  • Affinity with the mandate and role of the United Nations.


  • Fluency in Tajik, Russian and English (written and spoken) languages is mandatory.

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Institutional Arrangement of Project Manager Internship

The Project Manager will perform his/her duties under direct supervision of the Team Leader of the Climate Change, DRR and Environment cluster. He/she will lead the teams of both projects and supervise the staff under the two projects, including the Administration and Finance Associate, and project associates.



Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline15 March,2024



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