- Company: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
- Experience: >10 years
- Studies: Master
- Category: Other
- Contract: Temporary
- Salary: Undefined
Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvide technical and advisory support in the following areas:Overview of enabling environment, including the legal and regulatory framework, for civil society and civic engagement.Social accountability mechanisms.Civil society led-assessments.Community level performance budgeting.Indigenous people’s participation.Develop training materials and facilitate learning events related to civil society and civic engagement.Support development of knowledge products (authoring different chapters peer reviewing various publications and guidance notes, editing, etc).Developing inventories of civil society organizations and activities by regional and thematic areas.CompetenciesDemonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards.Displays cultural, gender, religion, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.Ability to work in a team.Ability to structure a task in terms of the analytic/investigative process and to produce a well-structured output.Strong interpersonal skills, communication and diplomatic skills.Openness to change and ability to receive/integrate feedback.Ability to work under pressure and stressful situations.Ability to manage workload with minimum supervision.Strong analytical, reporting and writing abilities.Required Skills and ExperienceEducation:Master’s degree in Development Studies, Economics, Sociology, Public Policy, Law, International Affairs, Investigative Journalism or related field.Experience:Minimum 7 years of relevant working experience, with a minimum of 5 years of policy and programmatic experience in democratic governance, particularly in civil society and civic engagement in diverse settings and in developing countries.Extensive experience applying qualitative and quantitative methods of social research.Expertise in designing, facilitating and managing participatory processes involving state and non-state actors.Experience in project design and evaluation.Experience in drafting user-friendly reports and publications such as research papers, toolkits, guides, methodologies, policy analysis and papers, project and programme documents, baseline studies, desk reviews, and comparative studies.Languages:Fluency in spoken and written English is a must.Proficiency in one or more of the following languages - Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic - is an asset.Computer skills:IT literacy and ability to operate with on-line web-based applications.Evaluation of Applicants:Applicants will be screened against qualifications and the competencies specified above, including submission of written / published work. Short listed candidates will be invited to participate in an interview and/or assessment.Candidates’ references –including past employers- will be verified and confirmed.Selected candidates will be invited to create a profile in the roster; where they can be considered for consultancy opportunities as needs arise.
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