Proj Anlyst Evidence Pol Mgmt (Only for Myanmar National)

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 08 October 2019
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 07 November 2019

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  • Coordination and implementation of project activities
  • Provision of high quality technical assistance and training support on policy management
  • Facilitates creation of strategic partnerships 
  • Provision of top quality advisory services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management
  • Analysis and research on the roles, functions and processes in government policy management and the use of data in policy-making.
  • Produces analysis briefs and synthesis, and contributes to project design, project documents, and implementation of activities.
  • Coordinates with government counterparts to implement technical activities including, for example, drafting correspondence, identifying timelines, and designing concept notes, terms of reference, approaches, methodologies, etc.
  • Provides implementation support to ensure timely and high-quality delivery of technical assistance, by leading planning and organization of agreed activities.
  • Monitors issues and risks related to project implementation, identifies mitigation measures, and implements agreed actions. 
  • Provides inputs to project reports, audit and evaluation. 
  • Supports assessment of capacity gaps of the relevant departments and functions.  
  • Provides day to day technical advice and training with the aim of strengthening capacities in the areas identified, including curriculum development, training, design of interventions, and managing other technical cooperation partners involved in project implementation
  • Acts as the technical liaison with government counterparts and stakeholders including development partners, academia/think tanks, civil society, I/NGOs, etc., and provides technical inputs, as required. 
  • Analysis and research of information on donors, counterparts and implementing partners,  preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for initiation of new project activities, active contribution to the overall project effort to mobilize resources.
  • Organizes key events such as consultation meetings, trainings, committee meetings, etc. as needed for the implementation of UNDP’s technical assistance. 
  • Documents the processes taken during the provision of technical assistance and lessons learned so that the know-how can remain within government institutions.
  • Participates in design of monitoring tools and analysis of monitoring results to ensure achieving successful results of technical assistance. 
  • Keeps abreast of relevant political, social, and economic developments in Myanmar relevant to area of activity and provides regular updates to the project team;
  • Keep abreast of good practices in other countries and identifies learning points for Myanmar. 
  • Identifies opportunities for government counterparts to share their experience with other countries and supports facilitation of South-South cooperation. 
  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for a variety of audiences for advocating UNDP’s mandate
  • Assesses project performance to identify success factors and incorporates best practices into project work
  • Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points of integration
  • Monitors specific stages of projects/programme implementation
  • Maintains an established network of contacts for general information sharing and to remain up-to-date on partnership related issues
  • Analyzes and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders
  • Generates new ideas and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
  • Analyzes information/databases on potential and actual donors 
  • Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
  • Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position
  • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks 
  • Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
  • Identifies and communicates relevant information for advocacy for UNDP’s goals for a variety of audiences
  • Researches potential solutions to internal and external client needs and reports back in a timely, succinct and appropriate fashion
  • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity  
  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment 
  • Self-development, initiative-taking 
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work 
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively 
  • Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.
  • Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
  • Informed and transparent decision making
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Economics, International Relations, Political Science, Development Studies, or other relevant discipline.
  • Ability to work well in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.2 years with Bachelor degree of experience in the implementation of democratic governance programmes and projects and Master Degree, the year of relevant experience is considered as a bonus.
  • Solid knowledge of democratic governance issues and a good understanding of policy management. A  good understanding of data for development is an asset.
  • Experience in coordinating with wide range of stakeholders, including government, development partners, academia/think tank, civil society, I/NGO, parliament, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of project management principles and best practices.
  • Experience in delivering technical assistance and training is an asset
  • Computer literacy – MS office applications, web-based management information systems. 
  • Demonstrated strength in interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English. 
  • Fluency in Myanmar.

Contract Duration: One year

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