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UNDP Project Coordinator Internship (Analyst) || Apply Now

UNDP Project Coordinator Internship (Analyst) || Apply Now

Country: Armenia
City: Yerevan
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UNDP Project Coordinator Internship (Analyst) || Apply Now

The Project Coordinator Internship will oversee the project implementation for the EU funded Mayors for Economic Growth Facility. The incumbent will specifically focus on managing the project, overseeing, connecting and building on the work at the country level and ensuring that project is implemented in line with RBM, under the direct supervision of the UNDP Armenia Innovation and SDG Finance Programme Analyst and Regional Project Manager, and overall guidance of the Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP Armenia

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for implementation of in-country activities in accordance with the project document and approved work plan. The Project Coordinator for Armenia is expected to closely cooperate with the EU Delegation in Armenia, project counterparts, local authorities, partners, line ministries and regional authorities, and other relevant parties.

Duties and responsibilities

Overall coordination of in-country Project activities: 

  • Ensure effective communication with national and local partners;
  • Ensure timely preparation, update and implementation of project annual and detailed work plans, and other related documents for timely commencement of planned in-country activities and expected outputs;
  • Organize and/or coordinate Project events;
  • Supervise research activities and elaboration of joint knowledge products at the national level;
  • Build partnerships with local authorities, relevant ministries, private sector and local actors;
  • Coordinate implementation of the national component of the project in close cooperation with local authorities and other relevant parties;
  • Act as an advocate of the UNDP Portfolio Policy within the UNDP CO and stakeholders at local level to mainstream innovative and systemic thinking and strategic planning in Armenia;
  • Maintain close liaison with national project partners, ensuring optimum participation and promoting ownership of the Government in the implementation of the project; as well as ensure coordination of the project activities with other stakeholders at the national level;

Project and Financial Management: 

  • Develop Terms of Reference for project consultants/potential service providers and ensure proper management, delivery and processes;
  • Draft annual project work plan in consultation with major national project stakeholders;
  • Comply with security and safety requirements and regulations and ensure the same are respected by all local consultants;
  • Prepare and update country level work plans and budgets;
  • Work closely with other UNDP initiatives.

Support to resource mobilization: 

  • Establish and maintain contacts and cooperation with the relevant UN Agencies, government institutions, bilateral and multilateral donors, private sector, civil society engaged in urbanization and innovation;
  • Undertake horizon scanning and explore opportunities for resource mobilization in consultation with the Regional Project Manager and Programme Analyst;
  • Support development of new initiatives and proposals to donors at the national level;
  • Play an active advisory role on governance issues within the UNDP Governance team and in other settings as required.

Advocacy and Communication: 

  • Design and implement a communication strategy of the project at the national level;
  • Ensure regular communication and coordination with national partners and develop and maintain effective mechanisms for integrating and responding to their feedback and insights;
  • Ensure careful selection of communication tools and tailoring the messages taking into account overall socio-political and development context in the country.

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

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Required Skills and Experience for Project Coordinator Internship

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economic, Social Sciences, or related field is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in the areas mentioned above in combination with an additional 2 years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the Master’s degree.
  • Minimum 2 years (with Master’s degree) or 4 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of relevant work experience in project management, at national or international level.


  • Fluency in English and Armenian is required.

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience in applying innovative methods and models to development challenges is an asset;
  • Proven experience in working with local authorities, partners and communities, and collaboration with multiple actors including government representatives, donors and other stakeholders is an asset;
  • Proven experience in working in multi-stakeholder initiatives is an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to convey complex concepts and recommendations, both orally and in writing, in a clear and persuasive style tailored to match different audiences;
  • Ability to interact, establish and maintain effective working relations with a culturally diverse team, as a team member, to build trust, and to manage in a deliberate, transparent and predictable way;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in project coordination, design and implementation;
  • Experience in development of analytical documents, briefs and project proposals;
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining productive partnerships with national partners and stakeholders and pro-activeness in identifying of beneficiaries and partners’ needs and matching them to appropriate solutions.
  • Ability to foresee risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Prior experience with the UN/UNDP is an asset.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline11 July,2024



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