The Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GPH), through the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP), has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to implement a project entitled "Support to Peacebuilding and Normalization" (SPAN). SPAN aims to contribute towards sustaining the gains of the Government's peace process, and in ensuring peace and security in conflict-affected areas by (a) accelerating the implementation of the security and socio-economic aspects of the Normalization Annex of the GPI+Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) and (b) strengthening the enabling environment for peace, recovery and development.
SPAN is composed of four (4) components: (1) Support to the Implementation of the Security Aspect of Normalization, (2) Support to the Implementation of the Socio-Economic Aspect of Normalization and (3) Strengthening the Enabling Environment for Peace, Recovery and Development, and (4) Component 4: Social Healing and Peacebuilding Programme for Marawi.
Under the overall guidance of SPAN Project Manager and direct reporting to the Head of Field Office, the Project Officer will contribute to research, financial management, and project implementation including providing necessary operational, administrative and programmatic support. The Project Officer works in close collaboration with the OPAPP and the UNDP Resilience and Peacebuilding (RPB) Unit.
1.Ensures administration and implementation of project strategies, adapts processes and procedures at regional and sectoral levels, given the decentralization process in the country focusing on achievement of the following results:
2.Provides effective support and contributes to the effective management of the project focusing on the achievement of the following results:
3.Manages the provision of administrative support to the project focusing on achievement of the following results:
4. Contributes to the creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy focusing on achievement of the following results:
5.Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:
Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Level 4: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully
Leadership: Ability to persuade others to follow
Level 4: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others
People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Level 4: Models independent thinking and action
Communication: Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Level 4: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis
Delivery: Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement
Level 4: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services
Competency Name: Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise
Competency Name Models independent thinking and action
Competency Name: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others
Competency Name: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services
Master's degree in Peace and Conflict Studies, International Development, Development Studies, Community Development, Project Management or other related field. Or Bachelor’s degree in in relevant study with 7 years of experience
Excellent English language skills; knowledge of regional languages in Mindanao is an advantage
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Contract Duration: six (6) months
This vacancy is archived.
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