Project Officer at UNDP, Arawa, Papua New Guinea

Deadline: 27 July 2017

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Officer in Arawa, Papua New Guinea. The duration of this post is 1 year.

UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Project Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Support the PBF Programme Coordinator to ensure that UN’s support is contributing to peace, security and governance in Bougainville.
  • Manage day to day administrative matters for the Project under the direction of the PBF Programme Coordinator.
  • Implement the Project activities and related procurement of goods and services in accordance with UNDP and the Internal Control Framework.
  • Account for the achievement of project outputs in line with the approved workplan and budget through the day-to-day planning, management, coordination and implementation of activities.
  • Timely delivery of progress reports, adequate implementation of project activities and sharing of experiences between PBF projects and implementing partners on the ground.
  • Ensure fair and transparent personnel management and procurement of goods and services in accordance with the UNDP procurement rules.
  • Effective coordination and enhancement of partnership of the PBF project stakeholders.
  • Ensure continuous communication between implementing partners and PBF UN Recipients Organisations (PBF) and the PBF Secretariat.
  • Identify additional areas of synergy and cooperation amongst UN agencies for joint implementation of this Programme.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Public Administration, Economics or related field.
  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience working in the field of community security/governance, peacebuilding, resilience and social cohesion building, or related experience in development or humanitarian programmes.
  • At least 3 years of progressive responsibility in project or programme management, including personnel management, budgetary and financial management.
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible experience on cross-cutting issues, including field experience on gender equality, HIV & AIDS and women’s rights issues.
  • A demonstrated understanding of the critical aspects of human rights, gender, and, specifically, gender power relations within the PNG/Bougainville cultural context.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and liaison skills.
  • Strong written and spoken English.
  • Nationality of Papua New Guinea.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNDP.

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