Deadline: 15 January 2021
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Country Programme Coordinator in Buenos Aires, Argentina. 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 Job Responsibilities
The Country Programme Coordinator will perform the following functions-
- Lead the Argentina’s country programme
- Develop, implement, monitor and report the country programme annual workplan and individual programme workplans, including budget and results framework.
- Manage delivery of the day-to-day programme activities to ensure prompt and adequate delivery of results.
- Ensure effective use of resources and compliance with UN Women rules, policies, and procedures as well as donor/fund requirements.
- Prepare for programme audits and implement its recommendations.
- Lead technical support and capacity development to national partners
- Provide substantive technical support on GEWE to national partners and other stakeholders.
- Build relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the country programme, respond to any potential problems.
- Manage capacity building opportunities and initiatives of key institutions and mechanisms.
- Provide timely inputs and suggestions on programmatic areas.
- Provide partners with technical assistance, training, and capacity development initiatives as needed.
- Manage the implementation of programme/ project activities through monitoring and reporting
- Establish an effective monitoring system for the delivery of programme results.
- Prepare quarterly and annual progress reports and donor reports and organize progress reviews as necessary.
- Attend field missions and write reports on monitoring missions.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/ women’s studies, international development, or a related field is required.
- University Degree in combination with 2 additional year’s of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- Project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.
- 5 year’s of progressively responsible experience at the national and/or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
- Experience in establishing inter-relationships among international organization and national governments.
- Experience in leading a team is an asset.
- Experience in the in the field of gender and human rights of women is an asset.
- Experience in administrative systems and UN system norms is an asset.
- Experience in country and/or region is an asset.
- Experience in working independently with minimal supervision.
- Fluency in written and spoken English and Spanish.
- Knowledge of Argentina’s social and political context is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNDP.