The UNDP Nepal Job Vacancy for Country Representative operates in a matrix management model, primarily accountable and reporting to the relevant UN Women Regional Director on UN Women -specific mandates, activities and results. Additionally, as a UNCT member, under the Management and Accountability Framework (MAF) of the UN development and resident coordinator system, the Country Representative has mutual accountability with the Resident Coordinator for periodically reporting on contributions and support for the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF, formerly UNDAF).The Regional Director conducts the performance review of the Country Representative whilst seeking inputs from the RC on the Country Representative’s contributions as a UNCT member.
The UNDP Nepal Job Vacancy for Country Representative is responsible for leading and managing the Nepal Country Office portfolio and for translating the UN Women’s Strategic Plan (SP) in line with regional and national priorities, into development initiatives and results by developing, implementing and managing programmes and projects under the Nepal CO; and developing effective partnerships with Government counterparts, UN system agencies and organizations, civil society organizations, and with bilateral and non-traditional donors in order to promote inter-agency partnerships, support for UN reform, and mobilization of visibility and resources to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment.
The UNDP Nepal is seeking applications from qualified and result oriented Nepalese citizens for the following assignment with the Accelerating Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Nepal (AISN) Project:
|Position:||Country Representative, Nepal|
|Advertised on behalf of:||UN Women|
|Application Deadline:||27-Apr-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract:||FTA International|
|Duration of Initial Contract:||One year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment:||One year with possibility of extension|
UNDP Nepal Job Vacancy for Country Representative Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage the strategic country programme planning and development
- Manage the Nepal Country Office
- Provide support to the Resident Coordination and serve as a member of UN Country Team
- Represent UN Women and lead advocacy strategies
- Create and maintain strategic partnerships and manage resource mobilization strategies
- Lead knowledge management, innovation, and capacity building
- Oversee safety, security and well-being of personnel, programmes, and organizational assets
Key Performance Indicators for UNDP Nepal Job Vacancy for Country Representative
Timely and quality development and implementation of the Country Strategic Note and Annual Workplan
Timely and quality delivery on operational goals
Timely submission of UN Women Country Reports, donor reports, and audit responses
Quality and level of engagement with UNCT, including joint planning joint programming, joint resource mobilization, joint advocacy, working groups
UN Women is seen as a reliable and trustworthy partner by governments, donors, and civil society
Timely development and implementation of CO resource mobilization strategy, resulting in sufficient resources to implement Strategic Note
Performance of personnel, enabling work environment, security plans are in place and up to date, office produces quality knowledge products
UNDP Nepal Job Vacancy for Country Representative Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
Master’s degree or equivalent in development related disciplines, economics or public policy or other social science fields is required.
A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.
At least 10 years of progressively responsible development experience that combines strategic and managerial leadership in development cooperation at the international level,
Experience in gender and women’s issues programming, at the international level, preferably in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programmes or UN Mission;
Field based experience working with multi-cultural teams;
Experience in leading a team.
Fluency in English is required.
Working knowledge of another UN official language will be an asset
UNDP Nepal Job Vacancy for Country Representative Last Date: 27-Apr-21 (Midnight New York, USA)
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