Project Analyst - English

  • Added Date: Monday, 11 November 2019
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 21 November 2019

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The Brazilian Government has sought to contribute to the improvement of human development indicators in countries of the American, African and Asian continents. For this purpose, since 1970, it has entered into cooperation agreements that allow the sharing of technical knowledge acquired during the technological and institutional development process in Brazil.

The Brazilian Cooperation Agency (ABC) is the Administrative Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to which the planning, negotiation, preparation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation activities of Brazilian technical cooperation projects and programs are affected.

In 2016, the UNDP Brazil office and with the co-coordination of ABC signed a Project BRA/16/004 to Support Technical and Vocational Training in Haiti with the Government of Haiti, represented by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training of Haiti and the UN Coordination in Haiti This project also counts with technical support from SENAI with the objective of Establishing a Center for Vocational Training and Institutional Strengthening.

The project also aims to contribute to the expansion of technical, occupational and vocational education, job creation and social promotion and whose expected results include:

The project will also promote the exchange of good practices in education between Brazil and Haiti.

This project under the South-South Cooperation aims to contribute to Haiti's national reconstruction, economic recovery and social development efforts. This is a structuring initiative that mobilizes a large volume of human and financial resources. Thus, it is necessary to hire consulting services from professionals qualified in negotiation, elaboration, monitoring and evaluation of technical cooperation projects provided by Brazil.

 

Support the conception, programming, elaboration and execution of projects and activities of International Technical Cooperation, focusing on the South-South modality, to act in this project and in other necessary cases.

Keep records of the entire execution of the BRA/16/004 project.

 

Functional Skills:

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to maintain information and databases, with desirable knowledge of Excel;

  • Analyze general information and select materials;

  • Ability to analyze data, identify and adjust discrepancies;

  • Analytical problem solving and number analysis capabilities;

  • Ability to interpret financial and budget reports;

  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records in accordance with the required standard; and

  • Ability to handle a large amount of work possibly under time constraints.

  • Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Ability to share knowledge and experience;

  • Ability to work actively to promote continuity in personal learning and application of newly acquired skills;

  • Ability and fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures;

  • Understand key position processes and work methods, organizational policies and procedures and apply them in a manner consistent with the work tasks;

  • Demonstrate good knowledge of information technology and apply it at work;

  • Promote organizational learning and knowledge sharing;

  • Change promotion and organizational development

  • Ability to present information on best practices of organizational change;

  • Ability to identify problems, handle and manage conflicts, and propose solutions.

Ability to maintain information and databases, with desirable knowledge of Excel;

Analyze general information and select materials;

Ability to analyze data, identify and adjust discrepancies;

Analytical problem solving and number analysis capabilities;

Ability to interpret financial and budget reports;

Ability to produce accurate and well documented records in accordance with the required standard; and

Ability to handle a large amount of work possibly under time constraints.

Knowledge Management and Learning

Ability to share knowledge and experience;

Ability to work actively to promote continuity in personal learning and application of newly acquired skills;

Ability and fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures;

Understand key position processes and work methods, organizational policies and procedures and apply them in a manner consistent with the work tasks;

Demonstrate good knowledge of information technology and apply it at work;

Promote organizational learning and knowledge sharing;

Change promotion and organizational development

Ability to present information on best practices of organizational change;

Ability to identify problems, handle and manage conflicts, and propose solutions.

Leadership and Self Management

  • Demonstrate self-development and initiative;

  • Ability to act as a team member and facilitator of teamwork and encourage effective communication;

  • Create synergistic environment through self-control;

  • Ability to collect data and implement management systems;

  • Ability to use information / data / other management systems;

  • Ability to gather and disseminate accountability information and results-based management systems;

  • Ability to properly report to internal and external customers;

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedule to meet needs and deadlines.

Demonstrate self-development and initiative;

Ability to act as a team member and facilitator of teamwork and encourage effective communication;

Create synergistic environment through self-control;

Ability to collect data and implement management systems;

Ability to use information / data / other management systems;

Ability to gather and disseminate accountability information and results-based management systems;

Ability to properly report to internal and external customers;

Ability to organize and prioritize work schedule to meet needs and deadlines.

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrate commitment to UNDP's mission, vision and values; and

  • Demonstrate sensitivity and ability to work with cultural, gender, religious, race or nationality diversity.

Demonstrate commitment to UNDP's mission, vision and values; and

Demonstrate sensitivity and ability to work with cultural, gender, religious, race or nationality diversity.

Education: 

  • Higher education completed.
  • Lato Sensu or Stricto Sensu Postgraduate;
  • Desirable specialization in the project area.

​Experience

  • Minimum experience of 6 years, proven in the curriculum, in the identification, elaboration, execution and monitoring of technical cooperation projects, preferably focused on the cooperation provided to developing countries, as well as experience in projects with the United Nations Agencies and to the cooperation received by Brazil from abroad.
  • In case the candidate does not prove Latu Senso or Stricto Senso Postgraduate Degree, he / she must prove another 3 years of experience in the identification, elaboration, execution and monitoring of technical cooperation projects, in the areas of the immediately above item.

Language

  • Oral and written fluency in Portuguese and English will be required;
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish may be considered an advantage.

Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

All applicants must be inscribed on Social Security System (INSS)

For candidates living in another city than the duty station (Brasília), removal allowance will not be granted by UNDP.

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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Contract Duration: 12 MONTHS

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