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UNDP Project Intern Analyst- Recycling and Upcycling in Nepal

UNDP Project Intern Analyst- Recycling and Upcycling in Nepal

Country: Nepal
City: Pokhara
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UNDP Project Intern Analyst- Recycling and Upcycling in Nepal

The UNDP Project Intern Analyst- Recycling and Upcycling will report to and work under the direct supervision of the Project Manager. The Project Analyst- Recycling and Upcycling will be responsible implementation and quality assurance of technical aspects of RU promotion and management activities in tandem with project team, PMC and other stakeholders. The duty station will be in Pokhara.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project Analyst – Recycling and Upcycling will lead technical aspects under the Project Manager’s supervision, including developing RU policies/strategies, facilitating capacity building, and coordinating with the private sector for branding RU innovations and products.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities of Project Analyst- Recycling and Upcycling Project Analyst- Recycling and Upcycling are:

  • Provide technical advise to ensure efficient project planning and implementation Develop and implement the RU related activities as envisaged in the project documents with project team and stakeholders;
    • Provide technical assistance to local authorities in the development of a waste management plan/system, including guidance on proper management of existing waste disposal sites, logistics of waste collection services, and optimization of recycling and re-use options.
    • Provide technical support to develop the Green Venture Zone (GVZ) Master plan, comprehensive guidance on GVZ management, operations, and long-term business model;
    • Develop and operationalize tracking tools for data on waste generation, collection, and revenue.
    • Provide on-site practical advice and guidance to the relevant local authorities by proposing solutions to minimize environmental and health impacts of waste.
    • Develop TOR and necessary specification for procurement of technology, equipment, and marketing support for the RU community businesses.
    • Create/revitalize the Waste Management Coordination Committee and RU groups for increased coordination among stakeholders and linked to waste value chains.
    • Explore partnership opportunities with international Recycling and Upcycling institutions in promoting RUs for product branding, marketing and other promotional events including development of management and operation plan of GVZ as well as organizing international events in promoting GVZ.
  • Facilitate knowledge and capacity building, knowledge sharing and advocacy. 
    • Organize trainings and workshops to enhance the capacity of municipal staff, elected representatives, private sector and waste management personnel on proper waste management RUs.
    • Develop and organize entrepreneurship and skills trainings to the interested individuals to Create RU groups and expand community-based RU businesses.
    • Linkage with potentials markets, product branding and promotional events (exhibition, fair);
    • Develop Web-based management system for GPS tracking of collection vehicles and integrate it at municipality web domain. Procure and install GPS tracking devises in 5 collection vehicles;
    • Develop and organize trainings on 3R (reduce, reuse, and recycle) including best practices of the development of waste free communities.
    • Facilitate local government for establishing and conducting policy dialogue and engagement with stakeholders (Elected bodies, Private sectors, NGO, Local residents, hotel associations, CSO’s, and Government agencies).
  • Gender and Social Inclusion ( GESI) 
    • Ensure GESI is mainstreamed in the budget, AWP, procurement and HR plans, and all other administrative work to be undertaken by the project
    • Fully comply with UNDP’s GESI policy and zero tolerance for sexual and gender based violence
    • Ensure cross-cutting issues such as vulnerability, gender mainstreaming, social inclusion, empowerment, etc; are part of the project approaches and activities
    • Ensure GESI is adequately addressed in the project activities in coordination with GESI focal person of PGRP/UNDP;
    • Create a safe working environment by developing respectful and safe organizational culture and supporting practices;
    • Collaborates with team members, programme partners, and sub-grantees to ensure safe implementation of programmes at the community level applying Do No Harm approach

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

Check: European Commission Blue Book Traineeship 2024 (Fully Funded)

Required Skills and Experience for UNDP Project Intern Analyst


  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Environmental Science and/or Engineering; Marketing; Economics; Livelihoods and Employment; Social Development or related field is required. Or
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in the above fields of study, in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Minimum of 2 years (with master’s degree) or 4 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience in market studies, feasibility studies, local economic development plans, entrepreneurship, green economy, circular economy, environmental engineering, resource management, SWM and related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing sector studies, market assessments, value chain analysis specifically in circular economy and/or SWM sector is desired.
  • Experiences in demand-driven entrepreneurship and artisanship programmes and projects, cooperatives and public private partnerships and leading studies and strategies for inclusive economic growth will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of working with local governments and/ or UNDP project would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer including MS Office (Word, Excel, mail, and Power Point)

Required Languages:

  • English and Nepali


Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline14 March,2024



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