- Organization: UNDP – United Nations Development Programme
- Location: Lilongwe
- Grade: Level not specified – Level not specified
- Occupational Groups:
- Project and Programme Management
- Closing Date: 2023-05-27
UNDP Programe is well arranged and manifestly image Albania’s improvement priorities articulated in the National Strategy for Development and Integration as well as in the Albania-United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework 2022-2026. Our Programme is alike with the UNDP Global Strategic Plan. It is contributed towards the European Union Integration Agenda through several European Union acquis chapters. The Programme contributes to the goals of several Sustainable Development Goals. Furthermore, Drawing on its reputation and strength as a UN system integrator for Agenda 2030 and trusted impartial partner, UNDP will set economic transformation and eradication of multidimensional poverty and establish systems that address risks disasters and social injustice within the SDGs. In addition ,The key component of UNDP’s means will be integration and innovation.
The duties for Programme Analyst at UNDP Malawi are:
Performance of programme strategies related to Citizen Engagement and Empowerment.
- Perform thorough analysis and analysis of the political, social and economic situation in the country and preparation of substantive inputs on programmatic instruments;
- Determine areas for support and interventions within the thematic/sectoral areas under Pillar II – Citizen Engagement and Empowerment, specifically in the areas of civil society strengthening, improved civic representation, Elections, Parliamentary support, conflict prevention and peacebuilding;
- Design new industries and project proposals in the above sectoral areas in line with the Country Programme Document (CPD) 2023-2028 of UNDP Malawi;
- Contribute to the advancement and observation of the UNDP Gender Equality Strategy 2014-2017 particularly with regard to the mainstreaming of HIV and gender equality in all programmes and projects under her/his management.
Administration of programming under Pillar II of the Governance Portfolio.
- Virtually apply RBM tools, establish management targets (BSC) and monitor achievement of results;
- Design and formulation of CO programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP’s priorities into regional interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the executing agencies. Introduction of implementation indicators/ success criteria, cost recovery, targets and milestones;
- Institute projects, including presentation of the project to PAC, entering project into Quantum, developing and completing contribution agreements; coordinating the mandatory and budget re-phasing exercises, executing closure of projects through review. Programme Analyst can perform functions of Manager Level 1 in Quantum for POs and vouchers approval, participates in recruitment processes for projects;
Creation of strategic partnerships and performance of the resource mobilization strategy.
- Develop partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, personal sector, civil society in the distinct thematic areas based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities. Of particular importance is the management of relationships with the Global Environment Facility, its Smalls Grants Programme, in close coordination with National, Regional and Global Coordinators of these Trust Funds and initiatives;
Provision of top-quality policy advice services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge structure and administration.
- Recognize sources of information related to policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to programme country policy goals;
- Develop procedures and institutions that will address the country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners;
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The requirements for Programme Analyst at UNDP Malawi are:
- Master’s degree or equal in International Law, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Economics, or connected field.
- A Bachelor’s degree in a appropriate major with additional 2 years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of a Master’s degree.
- Minimum 2 years (Master’s degree) or 4 years (Bachelor’s degree) of appropriate background working in the area of citizen engagement e.g., Elections, Parliament, civil society engagement;
- Background working at the national or international level in providing management and substantive advisory services in the field of Citizen Engagement and Empowerment is alluring;
- Hands-on background in the design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects in the field of Citizen Engagement and Empowerment is desirable;
- Background in setting and overseeing the implementation of budgets, financial management, procurement, and human resource management is an asset;
- Background working directly with national partners is desirable;
- Experience operating programming with an international or multi-lateral institution is desirable;
- Background in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and social knowledge networks.
- English proficiency is demanded. Working knowledge of other UN official languages or another language at the duty station is an asset.