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UNDP Project Intern Specialist at Central African Republic

UNDP Project Intern Specialist at Central African Republic

Country: Central African Republic
City: Bangui
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UNDP Project Intern Specialist at Central African Republic

Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP CAR, the UNDP Project Intern Specialist is responsible for managing the implementation of the KOICA-funded stabilization project in CAR as well as supporting the overall planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation functions for the UNDP CAR Stabilization Programme.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure Effective Management of the Project in-terms of Financial, Administrative and Human Resources:

  • Undertake day-to-day management of programme activities, including effective Project implementation and documents progress towards the achievement of outputs;
  • Manage the project budget and facilitate budget approvals and revision processes as per UNDP policies and procedures;
  • Ensure appropriate recording and accounting documentation as required by UNDP and preparation of required financial reports.
  • Facilitate transparent  financial management  of the project that can stand up to regular audits and evaluation;
  • Prepare work plans, and produce timely reports – financial and progress reports – as required by UNDP and donor reporting systems;
  • Support an environment of learning for staff within the programme.

Ensure effective Project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Develop the necessary strategic documents concerning project planning and implementation, such as policy papers, concept notes, etc.;
  • Ensure project assessments are undertaken and relevant baseline data collected so programme monitoring and evaluation can take place;
  • Oversee the establishment of the monitoring and evaluation plan of the project and ensure its implementation;
  • Ensure a management information system is established, which allows the efficient and effective collection, storage and analysis of data throughout the programme, including sex and age-disaggregated data where relevant;
  • Guide the development of the Project’s communication strategy in close collaboration with relevant partners;
  • Ensure the timeliness and quality of the outputs as well as timely preparation of reports on achievements and challenges faced within the project;
  • Ensure delivery of resources and results according to planned targets;
  • Ensure compliance with donors’ agreements;
  • Promote identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learned for organizational sharing and learning.

Lead  Advocacy, Partnerships and Resource Mobilization:

  • Builds understanding of the project’s objectives with key local, regional, and national stakeholders;
  • Establish and maintain strong partnerships with KOICA and other potential donor partners;
  • Extract lessons learned to support programme improvement and feed into UNDP stabilization, livelihoods and durable solutions policies and programming knowledge globally (Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing).

Facilitate Knowledge Building and Management 

  • Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned directly linked to programme country policy goals.
  • Provide sound contributions to knowledge networks, communities of practice, and digital knowledge platforms.
  • Coordinate and ensure integrated support in the development of policies and institutions to address country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners.
The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization

Required Skills and Experience for UNDP Project Intern Specialist

  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Economics, Political or Social Sciences, International relations, Development, Project Management, or related field is required, or
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in the above-mentioned field in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree
  • Minimum 5 years (with master’s degree) or 7 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant experience at the national and/or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development portfolios and projects is required.
  •  At least 2 year of experience in the field involving project/programme management including experience working in stabilization and recovery contexts is required.
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc), database packages, and web-based management systems such as ERP is required.
  • Demonstrated experience engaging diverse stakeholders, including governments, civil society and international development and humanitarian actors is required.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of community development methods and a participatory approach is desired.
  • Experience in results-based management is desired
  • Experience in resource mobilization is desired
  • Proven ability to oversee the implementation of project design and strategic rationale is desired
  • Working experience with UNDP in policy development and/or project implementation is a strong asset;


  • Proficiency in oral and written French language is required.
  • Knowledge of English is desirable.
  • Knowledge of Korean in written and oral form is highly desirable.

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Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline31 May,2024
CountryCentral African Republic



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