UNDP Programme Analyst 2024 |Paid Internship|Nationals only|
UNDP Programme Analyst 2024 ensures effective oversight of programme/ portfolio management, accountability, and achievement of the MCPD results within the assigned outcome, and supervises staff assigned within the unit. The incumbent works in close collaboration with Bangkok Regional Hub, UNDP HQ, staff from other UN Agencies and national partners from the Government, civil society, and donors through multilateral and/or bilateral arrangements.
Duties and Responsibilities
Following are the Duties and Responsibilities of Programme Analyst
Ensures implementation of programme strategies and effective management of the MCO programme, focusing on the area of resilience and climate change:
- Coordinates programme/ project design with development partners, UN Agencies and implementing partners for the portfolio, ensuring robust articulation of Theory of Change and results from framework linking inputs and activities to programme outputs and outcomes, supported with evidence to report on the Strategic Plan and MCPD indicators.
- Promotes and facilitates innovation as well as identification of innovative development solutions to the delivery of results.
- Oversee implementation of Projects to meet the set targets contributing to the CO’s performance in corporate and regional KPIs.
- Ensures UNDP’s support to development institutions working towards addressing national development priorities in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners.
Ensures accountability, quality control and effective oversight of the projects:
- Provides quality assurance of the entire cycle of programming and management of portfolios.
- Provides quality assurance of the documentation required for requests for project extension, project revisions, or Check lists for the GEF-funded projects, etc.
- Ensures compliance with a cost-recovery system for the services provided in close collaboration with the operations colleagues.
Ensures establishment and maintenance of strategic partnerships and implements resources mobilization efforts in the area of resilience and climate change:
- Identifies opportunities and supports engagement on potential joint programming with other UN Agencies and entities.
- Implements strategies for government cost-sharing in the resilience and climate change area.
- Ensures quality and timely donor reporting and adherence to the conditions and requirements of partnership agreements by programme teams and projects.
Coordinates provision of top-quality advisory services and facilitates knowledge building and management:
- Contributes to corporate, regional and MCO events, knowledge networks and communities of practice.
- Drafts and promotes best practices and lessons learned linked to programme and policy goals.
- Contributes to development of training materials and organizes workshops, as required by the supervisor.
Performs other duties within the functional profile as assigned and deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the office.
Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities: The Programme Analyst will be responsible for supervision, performance management and development of the Programme Associate and relevant project-funded personnel.
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Required Skills and Experience for UNDP Programme Analyst 2024
- Master’s Degree in Development Financing, Environmental Economics, Natural Resources Management, Climate Change, International Development, Business Administration, Public Administration, Development Economics, Economics, International Relations, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, or related field, or
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the above-mentioned fields with additional 2 years relevant experience will be given due consideration in lieu of Master’s Degree.
- Professional Certification in programme or project management (e.g., PRINCE-2, MSP etc.) is a distinct advantage.
- Minimum 2 years (with Master’s degree) or 4 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of relevant working experience at the national or international level in providing policy and/or management advisory services on nature, climate or energy.
- Experience in providing oversight and advisory services to multiple complex development projects in the area of nature, climate change, energy, development/climate financing or disaster risk reduction is highly desirable.
- Knowledge and experience in the management of funding mechanisms on environmental portfolio including GEF and GCF is a strong asset.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills is a requirement.
- Demonstrated multi-stakeholder facilitation and coordination skills.
- Demonstrated ability in people management and working with diverse teams is an advantage.
- Prior experience in a UN Agency and/or international organizations is an advantage.
- Experience working with high-ranking officials is an asset.
- This position will be required to travel to countries within the MCO for up to 15% of the time.
- Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling web-based management systems.
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- Fluency in English is a requirement, local language is an added advantage.
Please note that continuance of appointment beyond the initial 12 months is contingent upon the successful completion of a probationary period.
NOTE: Please upload copies of your academic qualifications and 3 latest Performance Evaluations (if applicable).