United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of State Project Manager through recruitment notification – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2016 . Candidates who have completed Master’s Degree can apply for the new recruitment notification from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) .
Eligible candidates can apply online for the State Project Manager Job on or before 22/1/2016. 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 : State Project Manager
Educational Qualification :Any Masters Degree
Total No of Vacancy : 01 post
Salary : Rs.116,169/-p.m.
Job Location : Gangtok
Last Date to Apply for this job :22/1/2016
Address for the Job Vacancy : United Nations Development Programme, Gangtok,Sikkim
Detail of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) State Project Manager Recruitment:
UNDP is implementing a project financed by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) which supports the implementation of the State Action Plans of Climate Change (SAPCC) in the states of Uttarakhand, Sikkim & Madhya Pradesh. The project aims at strengthening capacities to plan and implement relevant climate actions across select sectors including water, disaster management, forest and energy. Tools prepared and processes documented as part of the project will be shared with the larger community involved in practice of climate change. The project will also strengthen the state systems such as nodal institutions towards coordination of the activities envisaged under the SAPCC, facilitate implementation of climate change strategies with select sector departments, maximize the benefits through exploring inter-state cooperation; and showcase the actual implementation of SAPCCs.
Duties and Responsibilities : The State Project Manager will be responsible for the following tasks: Establish linkages and work in close coordination with the National Project Manager. Assist the National Project Manager in planning, implementation, supervision, monitoring and evaluation of all the project activities in the state of Madhya Pradesh; Based on the overall project annual workplan, develop state specific annual work plans and ensure accurate and timely reporting to UNDP and SDC for activities of the project in Madhya Pradesh; Provide information and inputs for developing Terms of reference for consultants/ consultancy firms to be hired to undertake project activities; Commission activities like research studies, state level assessments training workshops etc. and manage the operational aspects of procurement, event management, logistics etc. in coordination with UNDP; Identify capacity development needs of implementing partners and arrange for necessary trainings; Foster partnerships with key state government and relevant technical institutions working on climate change issues in Madhya Pradesh; Interact with other state departments and provide support if required for implementation of strategies of the state action plan; Coordinate with national team and other state teams under the project to share lessons and experiences; Manage and track contracts with project partners and flag any potential risks and suggest its mitigation measures. Ensure timely contract management and payments; Undertake review meetings with partners and field visits to track progress made in implementation of the project and take corrective action as required; Review quality and consistency of reports and deliverables by partner institutions/ responsible parties including financial reports from all project partners, Regular financial management and reporting as per the UNDP financial guidelines; Ensure effective financial management and reporting as per the UNDP financial guidelines; Prepare quarterly project progress reports, provide necessary information and inputs for preparing presentations and other documents for project steering committee and review meetings as required by National Project Manager; Facilitate and participate in the periodic review meetings and discussions related to project implementation, monitoring and follow-up; Supervise the work of team members or consultants, as may be recruited under the Project; Any other responsibility related to the project assigned by the National Project Manager. Required Skills and Experience :
Education: Master’s degree from a recognized institution in environmental science/sustainable development/ Social sciences/ public policy.
Experience: Essential: At least 8 years of Program/project management experience; At least 5 years of relevant post Masters Experience at the national level on climate change and water related issues; Outstanding communication, project management and organizational skills.
Desirable: Experience of working with Central and/or State Governments/ NGOs/ Civil Society on similar assignments will be preferred;
Familiarity with the working environment and professional standards of international organizations and national and State Governments;
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems is essential.
Language: Excellent oral and writing skills in English and Hindi; Language skills common in the programme State is preferred.
Remuneration package is 116,169/- per month (taxable). UNDP also offers additional benefits which includes medical insurance coverage and limited pension reimbursement for the contract holder and encourages work life balance.
UNDP strives to have a workforce which reflects diversity and gender balance, and applies an equal opportunities approach. UNDP does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS status. All selection is on merit.
Selection Procedure for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – State Project Manager Post:
Candidates can apply on or before 22/1/2016.
No detailed information about the selection procedure is mentioned in the recruitment notification.
How to apply for State Project Manager Vacancy in United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) :
All eligible candidate apply on before 22/1/2016
Important dates to remember :
Last Date to Apply for this job 22/1/2016