Assistant Development Coordinator Officer at UNDP, Hanoi, Viet Nam

Deadline: 1 April 2019

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Assistant Development Coordinator Officer – Partnership & Development Finance in Hanoi, Viet Nam. 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 Assistant Development Coordinator Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Provide support for strategic planning for and coordination of UNCT partnerships.
  • Provide support, as assigned, for the development and implementation of the UN Partnership Strategy in alignment with and support of the UNDAF in the country.
  • Monitor and assess the strategy at regular intervals to harness new emerging opportunities, to identify probable changes to the internal direction and external environment, and to propose mid-term adjustments.
  • Provide support to the Resident Coordinator (RC) and the UNCT in identifying risks and opportunities related to specific partnerships, and suggests mitigation measures as relevant.
  • Participate in joint resource mobilization for the UNDAF.
  • Provide support to the RC/UNCT to develop and implement locally-tailored resource mobilization strategies and initiatives, and identify appropriate data and benchmarks to measure progress and success.
  • Monitor and analyze existing resource mobilization partnerships and relationships, including those with high net worth.
  • Provide support on financing for accelerating the achievement of the SDGs, as directed.
  • Provide support on financing for development options, instruments, modalities to the RC/UNCT, in alignment with the Common Country Analysis (CCA), UNDAF, MAPS (Mainstreaming, Acceleration and Policy Support) and similar processes.
  • Analyze trends and provides support on new and innovative financing mechanisms for development and SDG acceleration.
  • Support knowledge management and capacity development.
  • Assist in the development, maintenance and sharing of knowledge and intelligence, to inform and position the RC/UNCT to effectively generate and harness opportunities to meet its resource mobilization targets.
  • Contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice at national, regional and global levels.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in business or public administration, sustainable development, social sciences, education or related area.
  • First-level university degree in combination with 2 additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Any relevant experience is desirable including experience in providing strategic support to partnerships, project/programme management, resource mobilization or development finance in the context of development cooperation or related area.
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
  • Nationality of Viet Nam.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNDP.