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Friday, 12 August 2016

Job Opportunity at UNDP, Application Deadline: 18 Aug 2016

CONSULTANCY FOR CITIZENS’ VOICE AND PARTICIPATION POSITION 

Duties and Responsibilities

Working under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the UNDP Community Dialogue Specialist the consult will undertake the following:
Undertake a desk review of previous project reports, updated analysis and assessments.
Conduct consultations as necessary with key stakeholders.
Develop a project document.

Competencies

Ability to work under minimum supervision to meet short deadlines;
Commitment and drive to achieve challenging goals, and problem solving attitude;
A team player with strong inter-personal skills and the ability to deal with multiple teams located in multiple institutions;
Ability to identify client needs and deliver them promptly and accurately.
Good communication and presentation skills;
Excellent interpersonal skills; and
Ability to operate and deliver in a complex and multicultural environment.

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations, Political Sciences, etc.)
Experience:
At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in international development including experience with citizens’ voice, participation/accountability/empowerment;
Demonstrated experience in designing project documents on citizens’ voice, participation/accountability/empowerment;
Knowledge of voice and accountability issues, including the measurement and monitoring of participation and empowerment (qualitative and quantitative dimensions);
Experience and knowledge of participatory approaches to project design;
Thorough knowledge and demonstrated extensive experience in citizens’ voice, participation/accountability/empowerment;
Knowledge and demonstrated experience on conflict prevention and peacebuilding tools and programming;
Demonstrated experience in mainstreaming gender and human rights in projects;
Good knowledge and understanding of the UN, its values, priority goals and systems and procedures will be a definite asset.
Work experience in East Africa will be a definite asset.
Language requirements:
A high level of written and spoken English is essential;
Knowledge of Kiswahili an asset.


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Online application,click HERE to Apply

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