Project Officer - Partnerships for a Tolerant, Inclusive Bangladesh Project

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 12 June 2018
  • Deadline Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2018

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  • Provides support to the citizen and government engagement components of the broader PTIB project, including technical contributions, analysis, and coordination with operations;
  • Provides professional and timely support to activity planning, budgeting, project implementation and monitoring and evaluation, ensuring that results are delivered in accordance with work plans, and within budgetary limits and rules and regulations;
  • Ensures effective application of Results-Based-Management principles, following and working towards key targets as set by project management, and monitoring achievement of results (quality assurance, ROAR, etc.); 
  • Assists in developing project and component level work plans, monitoring plans, human resources and procurement plans as required, and ensures timely completion of required quarterly and annual reports;
  • Contributes and supports the overall daily management and delivery of project research and social engagement outputs;
  • Effective application of result-based management tools, providing guidance to partners on establishment of performance indicators, and monitoring achievement of results;
  • Oversees preparation of quarterly monitoring reports and share with cluster and senior management;
  • Identify and validate references, revise documents, proofreading and editing, validating data;
  • Provide inputs in publishing Annual Reports, success stories, and other publications;
  • Provide substantive technical inputs to donor reports;
  • Supports the creation, dissemination and management of learning materials; 
  • Help to manage the inputs of consultants and undertake knowledge capture at national, regional and global levels as relates to violence, and assist the creation of knowledge-based products. 
  • Work closely with the Project Officer to ensure effective monitoring and evaluation of the PTIB project’s activities;
  • Develop procurement plans, presentations, briefing notes, and be prepared to address key procurement and operations challenges on tight deadlines;
  • Help manage programme and administrative workflows in support of the Project Officer and other team members;
  • Support the PTIB team to implement and document workshops, consultations and training activities;
  • Support in analyzing of information on donors, and the preparation of donor profiles;
  • Help in tracking and reporting on mobilized resources, including reviewing contributions agreements and managing contributions in Atlas;
  • Support all required systems, tools, reports and indicators required for efficient, effective reporting
  • Provide support to Operations colleagues as required;  
  • Provide support to the team in monitoring and updating the PTIB Annual Workplan.
  • Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP 
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Functional Competencies:
  • Shares knowledge and experience
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral): 
  • Sensitivity to and responsiveness to all partners, 
  • Respectful and helpful relations with all partners and colleagues
  • Confidentiality 
  • Ability to effective coordination with partners in and outside the UN organizations.  
  • Knowledge of UNDP Rules and Regulations is an advantage
  • Focuses on results for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control, and good humored under pressure
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
  • Responds positively to critical feedback and differing points of view
  • Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
  • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
  • Responds to client needs promptly
  • 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
  • Informed and transparent decision making
  • Bachelor Degree in Social Science / Management / Business Administration;

Experience: 

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant professional experience;
  • Experience with UNDP procurement and operations practices and procedures is highly desirable;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages;
  • Experience using web-based software for statistical analysis of data. 
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills;
  •  Fluency in written and spoken English

Contract Duration: INitially One year with Possibility of Extension based on performance and availability of fund

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