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UNDP (Paid Internship) Project Manager (Vaccine Intelligence Project)

UNDP (Paid Internship) Project Manager (Vaccine Intelligence Project)

Country: India
City: New Delhi
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UNDP (Paid Internship) Project Manager (Vaccine Intelligence Project)

The International Project Manager Internship, supervised by the UNDP India Deputy Resident Representative and guided by the HSS Programme Specialist, oversees project planning, ensuring UNDP compliance and quality implementation. Responsibilities include coordinating activities, fostering partnerships, and ensuring operational efficiency.

The incumbent will oversee the overall management of the Project to ensure a high-performance culture, integrity, transparency, and a conducive work environment. S/He will be directly responsible for the achievement of results and impact and ensure coordination with national and international stakeholders. S/He will ensure efficient communications and visibility, overall monitoring and evaluation, and quality reporting to the donors and other stakeholders in accordance with agreed timelines.

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Duties and Responsibilities

Support Efficient and effective planning, management, coordination, implementation and monitoring of project results and activities:

  • Update, manage and execute the Project work plan in collaboration with partners, and key stakeholders in accordance with Project objectives as set in the Project Document, partners’ expectations, and approved budget.
  • Oversee the Project budget planning, oversee the financial performance.
  • Ensure the compliant annual delivery of results, in line with the Project Document, UNDP rules, regulations, and standards of performance.
  • Regularly review and update risk plans and manage risks, including political, social, environmental, financial, infrastructural, and any other risks.
  • Capture lessons learned and supervise and coordinate the technical documentation related to the implementation of interventions.
  • Ensure regular high-quality project implementation reporting (narrative, financial, etc.) in line with the UNDP and the donor’s requirements.

Provision of top-quality policy advice and facilitation of knowledge building and management:

  • Advise UNDP on all political, technical, and other issues relating to the Project implementation, strategies, and approaches.
  • Provide strategic guidance and direction on Project implementation process, including the provision of advice on the UNDP activities.
  • Develop a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation plan that allows periodic monitoring of the Project’s results, performance, achievements, risks, and challenges.
  • Undertake regular field visits and prepare an assessment of interventions; propose corrective actions as required.

Building strategic partnerships:

  • Engage, mobilize and coordinate partners at national and local levels, and ensure cooperation and coordination for the effective implementation of the Project.
  • Maintain and nurture existing partnerships, enhance partnership building efforts to diversify co-financing sources.
  • Coordinate, and lead high-quality technical inputs into progress and other reports, annual and quarterly workplans to be submitted to the Project Board and UNDP

Management and supervision of the Project team

  • Ensure that clear working arrangements are established for collaborating with the relevant  authorities on all management, financial, contracting, and procurement matters.
  • Develop work packages among the Project staff and experts, and international and national consultants to ensure high performance of the Project team.
  • Set high attitude and performance standards and lead by example, especially on the most complex activities and tasks.
  • Lead and guide the Project team in achieving the Project objectives.
  • Act as a collaborative and supportive team member, contributing to the overall effectiveness of the team and organization.

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Required Skills and Experience for Project Manager Internship

  • Advanced degree (master’s or higher) in a public administration, management, international affairs/development, social sciences or any other related areas is required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in similar fields may be considered with additional years of experience
  • Minimum seven (7) years of relevant working experience. OR Nine (9) years with Bachelors degree.
  • Demonstrated experience and capacity to effectively manage     projects financed by international donors
  • Experience managing large multidisciplinary teams
  • Experience in dealing with government officials and international donors in strategic and managerial leadership
  • Practical experience with demonstrated success in planning and building strategic partnerships to generate investment across donors and financing institutions, partner and stakeholder cooperation, multi-partner coordination, and project cycle design and management;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Hands-on experience in design, monitoring, and evaluation   of development projects;
  • Experience in the implementation of large-scale health  related programmes or projects will be an asset;
  • Hands-on experience in design, monitoring, and evaluation of development projects;
  • Experience in conceptualization and roll-out of innovative  tools is an asset.
  • Experience in strategic foresight is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the UN system and coordination is desired
  • Excellent knowledge of information technology, including expert knowledge of Excel

Required Languages:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline22 February,2024
CityNew Delhi



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