UN Project Officer – Pulse Lab Job Careers – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Organization: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: Manager
About UNDP:
The United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network.
UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and
resources to help people build a better life. The UNDP provides expert advice,
training, grant support to developing countries including Uganda with
increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. 
Job Summary:  The Project Officer – Pulse Lab Kampala is
responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle. S/he must be able to
apply, with directions, the below duties and responsibilities of the project
success criteria:
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
                    
Carries
out programming processes for project implementation in conformity with UNDP
standards and policies;
                    
Conduct
support activities for smooth project implementation and alignment with
budgets;
                    
Prepare
workplan for initiatives under Track 1 and Track 2;
                    
Develop,
modify and adapt appropriate implementations strategies for project activities;
                    
Produce
concise regular updates and write report briefs for the project (implementation
progress, situational updates, operational requirements) in close consultation
with the team;
                    
Provide
inputs for research work at the Lab with monitoring of evolving contexts and
supports knowledge building and sharing with partners and stakeholders; 
                    
Conduct
tasks for the smooth operations of the Lab including financial, HR and
corporate reporting;
                    
Prepare,
monitor and maintain project agreements, budgets and cash flow to ensure that
project deliverables are achieved;
                    
Conduct
consultations with government representatives, development partners, donors and
any other relevant stakeholders to implement and expand Track 1 and Track 2
initiatives;
                    
Coordinate
event organization, capacity building activities with partners and the team and
contributions to summits and conferences when necessary.
                    
Conduct
other activities in support of Track 1 and Track 2 implementation. 



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
                    
The
ideal applicant for the United Nations UNDP Project Officer – Pulse Lab Kampala
job placement should hold an advanced University Degree in Project Management,
Business Administration or other relevant discipline; University Degree
(bachelor’s degree / first level) with a combination of 10 additional years of
relevant professional experience in Project Management, Business Administration
or other areas, may be accepted
                    
At least
eight years of experience in project management, with focus on operations,
reporting, development and coordination in either public or private sector
organizations;
                    
Good
working backgrounds related to big data and data innovation initiatives, or
other related industries will be a plus;
                    
Working
experience under UN system, government and other NGOs is a plus;
                    
Good
communication and organizing skills;
                    
Good
understanding of MS Office, ERP.
                    
Qualifying
years of experience are calculated following the receipt of the first level
university degree recognized by the United Nations.



Competencies
Core Competencies:
                    
Demonstrates
integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
                    
Advocates
and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the UN;
                    
Displays
cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and
adaptability;
                    
Treats
all people fairly without favoritism;
                    
Demonstrates
and promotes the values of the UN in actions and decisions and acts in accordance
with the standard of conduct for international civil servants;
                    
Shows
willingness to work without bias with all persons regardless of gender,
nationality, religion or culture;
                    
Contributes
effectively to team-based activities, working collaboratively and sharing
information openly; works effectively with colleagues inside the UN as well as
its partners and other stakeholders to pursue common goals;
                    
Facilitates
and encourages open communication in the team, communicating effectively;
                    
Remains
calm, composed and patient when facing conflict, manages conflict productively,
focusing on mutually acceptable solutions;
                    
Takes
initiative and seeks opportunities to initiate action;
                    
Actively
produces and disseminates new knowledge; creates/contributes to mechanisms to
collect and share knowledge;
                    
Actively
seeks learning opportunities; demonstrates commitment to ongoing professional
development;
                    
Proposes
innovative ideas and new solutions to work.
Functional
Competencies:
                    
Demonstrate
corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
                    
Self-development,
initiative-taking, eager to learn new technologies;
                    
Acting
as a team player and facilitating teamwork;
                    
Facilitating
and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively;
                    
Creating
synergies through self-control;
                    
Managing
conflict;
                    
Learning
and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning
and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member;
                    
Informed
and transparent decision making;
                    
Independent
and driven, and able to manage and lead without close supervision;
                    
Flexible,
adaptable, and comfortable working in a start-up environment;
                    
Excellent
communication skills;
                    
Flexible,
adaptable, and comfortable working in a start-up environment.
UNDP is committed to
achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture.
Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with
disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated
with the strictest confidence.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
Development Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to
Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements
and if competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 10th May 2019
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