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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2015 – 01 Vacancy – Senior Consultant – Any Graduate

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of  Senior Consultant through recruitment notification –  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2015 – Candidates who have completed Any Graduate can apply for the new recruitment notification from  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Eligible candidates can apply online for the  Senior Consultant Job on or before 10/01/2016. Find more information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below.

Company Name :   United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Vacancy Name :  Senior Consultant
Educational Qualification : Any Graduate
Total No of Vacancy
 :  01 Post
Salary :  NA
Job Location : New Delhi
Last Date to Apply for this job : 10/01/2016
Address for the Job Vacancy : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) , New Delhi

Detail of  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)  Senior Consultant Recruitment:

Duties and Responsibilities
UNDP India is looking to recruit a dynamic individual to join its “Creating Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities for women in India” project team.  S/he will analyse, political, social and economic trends and under strategic guidance of the Project Manager oversees project activities. The Senior Project Officer assures on a day-to-day basis the Project Manager on all the matters related to the project, including visibility of the project with national counterparts & national authorities, donor/s, financial and budgetary delivery management, information sharing and monitoring. The Senior Project Officer supervises and leads project support staff, and coordinates their workflows. The Senior Project Officer works in a close collaboration and UNDP Country office and assure compliance of the project to UNDP rules and regulations. S/he will receive strategic guidance from the Project Manager and operational advice on UNDP specific rules and regulations from Country Office team. In this role, Senior Project Officer will contribute to execution and assurance of project success. S/he will work collaboratively with all team members but most closely with Project Technical Specialist. S/he will work in a fast changing and dynamic environment with multiple priorities and pressing demands. The Senior Project Officer will be located in UNDP’s Head Office in Delhi with frequent travel to field offices, and some limited international travel.

In this role the Senior Project Officer will be responsible for implementation and execution of project strategies by:

Assuring implementation of project activities to achieve project results;

Monitoring project performance to meet project aims;

Building partnerships to support successful execution of the project; and

Facilitating knowledge management and sharing.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of Project Manager and in close collaboration the Senior Project Officer has the following duties and responsibilities:

Assure implementation of project activities to achieve project results:

Lead preparation of various project management tools: AWPs, Request for Proposals, TORs, Critical Paths, due diligence, agreements;

Contribute to business development activities of the project and UNDP as required;

Support Project Manager in planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring of the project activities;

Keep track of the project financial and operational performance and ensure project activities are within assigned budgets, identify problems and suggests corrective actions;

Assure project compliance to UNDP’s rules and regulations;

Support UNDP audit preparations as required;

Supervises project support staff and provide high quality and timely operational guidance to project teams;

Participate in recruitment processes for the project;

Oversee consultants contracts assuring timely submission outputs and assurance of and  assure logistical support to the organization and consultants working in the country, as per need;

Participate in project board meetings as requested;

Oversee application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results;

Guide and oversee initiation of a project, entering project into Atlas, determine required revisions; participate in budget re-phasing exercises, closure of projects and other related elements;

Collaborate closely with the Project Technical Officer in execution of project plans and activities;

Discharge administrative and other responsibilities related to the function, and;

Undertake other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Monitor project performance:

Support reviews of M&E framework and the institutionalization of all required systems, tools, reports and indicators, required for efficient, effective implementation of M&E framework and activities specifically ensuring compliance with UNDP rules and regulations;

Review risk and issue logs, and regularly prepare updates and corrective actions;

Monitor partner reports and conduct report and indicator audits to maintain quality control of internal and external reporting;

Analyse M&E activity findings and reports and provide project management with timely, accurate information for decision – making;

Monitor financial performance of the project activities, prepare budgets, monitor spending and execution of activities;

Suggest capacity building activities for all staff to ensure  continuous staff development;

Liaison and assist as appropriate in monitoring and evaluation missions of UNDP, donors and the government, and;

Undertake other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Build partnerships to support successful execution of the project:

Interact with the UN agencies, government institutions, bi – lateral and multi – lateral donors, private sector, civil society and build lasting relationships as required;

Support the Project Manager in relationship building with relevant national counterparts;

Develop a network of contacts with expertise in the project areas (skilling, private sector employers, and the like), and;

Undertake other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.

Facilitating knowledge management and sharing: 

Represent the project and provide sound contribution to knowledge networks and communities of practice as per need;

Acquire a strong understanding of the project and develop ability to clearly and simply articulate project aims, goals and results to variety of stakeholders;

Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learnt from the project;

Guide staff in organization of workshops, meetings and visits as per project needs;

Contribute substantially to creation of project publications;

Contribute to finalization and approval of donor and other project reports;

Identify stakeholders to participate in knowledge sharing opportunities related to  the project;

Identify  and guide execution of knowledge management activities in order to generate and disseminate learning from the project activities and publicize results in close collaboration with Project Manager;

Keep abreast with key changes in policy environment, regulations, strategic focus of development partners and market developments and regular updates to the project team; and

Undertake other duties as assigned by the Project Manager.


Selection Procedure for  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) –  Senior Consultant Post: 

Candidates can apply on or before 10/01/2016.

No detailed information about the selection procedure is mentioned in the recruitment notification.

How to apply for  Senior Consultant Vacancy in  United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) :

Interested Candidates can apply on or before 10/01/2016.

Important dates to remember :

Last Date to Apply for this job 10/01/2016




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