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UNDP Programme Intern Manager in USA

Country: USA
City: New York
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UNDP Programme Intern Manager in New York, USA

The UNDP Programme Manager Intern  oversees global project preparation, manages implementation, guides administrative and financial services, prepares workplans and budgets, produces reports, develops procurement plans, and serves as Secretary for the Project Steering Committee.

Duties and Responsibilities UNDP Programme Intern Manager 

Manage and oversee the overall implementation of the Project Preparation activities:

  • In close coordination with Global and Regional Advisors, prepare project annual work plan and ensure alignment between proposed activities and overall direction set by agreements or project documents;
  • Monitor progress, results and budget implementation and accounting to ensure appropriate use of project funds and accuracy and reliability of project expenditure.
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders on project implementation, including the European Investment Bank, Green Climate Fund, Nordic Development Fund for green bonds; GCF, WMO, UNDRR, ITU and IFRC for EW4All; GCF and WHO for the Global Climate and Health programme, and national partners across all the programmes as required;
  • As the Secretary to Project Steering Committee, the Programme Manager will attend all board meetings and presents key deliverables and documents to the board for review and approval, including progress reports, annual work plans and budget, risk register and adaptive management plan as applicable. The Programme Manager, or his/her designate, will produce the board meeting minutes and seek endorsement by board members.

Contribute to substantive activities planned under the projects:

  • Support the development of country-level gap analysis and country profile reports and work plans under the GRDP project;
  • Draft relevant Terms of Reference to engage international consultants for the global projects;
  • Support country offices to recruit and supervise national consultants;
  • Provide substantive contributions to project reports and inputs into the development of the funding proposals for the global projects.

Provide administration, operational and financial services for the projects:

  • Develop detailed budget for the projects in accordance with project document, work plan, detailed implementation plan, approve budget, as well as according to procurement and HR plans;
  • Oversee and coordinate development and formulation of implementation plans, procurement and human resources, communication and risk management plans for the projects;
  • Responsible for ensuring accurate budget implementation and accounting, appropriate use of project funds and accuracy and reliability of project expenditure and reports;
  • Provide all the necessary advisory services on administrative, operational, and financial matters to the projects.

The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibilities:

As a matrixed Manager, oversees the work of the Lead Funding Proposal Developer, ESS, and gender consultants, as well as of professional service firms with the Principal Technical Advisor for Climate Change Adaptation. Supports country offices to oversee the work of national consultants.

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Required Skills and Experience

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) OR Bachelor’s with additional 2 years of experience in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related fields is required
  • Master’s degree and a minimum 7 years of professional experience, or Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 9 years of professional experience, in project development, implementation, and/or project management, preferably in the areas of climate change adaptation, climate resilience, climate finance, or other closely related field;
  • Extensive experience at the national or international level in programme support, management advisory services and operational systems;
  • Demonstrated experience with producing high quality donor reports or knowledge products, and facilitating knowledge management and knowledge sharing from projects;
  • Experience in UNDP-implemented projects, and initiation and/or management of development projects is required;
  • Knowledge of UNDP programme and project management policies and procedures is required;
  • Familiarity with Africa and LDCs and previous working experience in the region would be an asset;


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English is required;
  • Working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese is highly desirable.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline29 November,2023
CityNew York



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