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Deputy Project Manager (Parlimentary Committe)

Job Category:
Management Support to Government Counterpart
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Strengthening Democracy through Parliamentary Development
Posted On:
12 August, 2011
Last Date to apply:
25 August, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4

The candidate should have 7 years of working experience in Parliamentary governance projects assisted by donors or development agencies with focus on project management, institutional development, capacity building in public, private and civil sectors, and community participation system. Strong problem solving skills and have sensitivity for gender issues




The Strengthening Democracy through Parliamentary Development phase-II project is designed to assist the parliament to strengthen its legitimate role within national governance, enhance its administration, and provide appropriate support for Parliamentarians in discharging their core tasks of executive oversight and law making.


Duties and Responsibilities


The Deputy Project Manager will provide the SDPD PMU with support in the implementation, management and dissemination of information of parliamentary support, particularly management of Outputs 1 and 2. The Deputy Project Manager will report to the National Project Manager (NPM).

The Deputy Project Manager will support the PMU by undertaking the following main activities:

  1. Support the implementation of the strategy to support Parliamentary Committees and Secretariat staff, including support to the CTA and NTAs
  2. Organize roundtables and produce material for committee chairs and members on their role
  3. Facilitate the SDPD & PIPS in the formulation and implementation of the capacity development plans for Secretariat staff
  4. Liaison with PIPS & SDPD to design and execute different trainings and workshops for the secretariat staff who work closely with relevant Parliamentary committees to support the committees work
  5. Conduct impact assessment of the trainings/workshop already organized for the staff and incorporates the changes and suggestion in the next trainings.
  6. Assist the PIPS in the  SDPD project in preparation and execution of joint work plans to enhance the capacity of parliamentary committees.
  7. Assist SDPD & PIPS in the establishment of Technical Working Group (TWG)


Administrative and Reporting:

·         Understand and follow the UNDP Project Management/PCOM Guidelines

·         Guide staff and implementing partner in preparing their progress reports. Together, analyse these reports in terms of problems and actions needed

·         Prepare consolidated progress reports for project management unit to submit to the relevant bodies, in accordance with approved reporting formats and timing.

·         Review monitoring reports, analyse them for impact evaluation and to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation

·         Drafts correspondence as required/requested.

·         Compile component related materials as well as track up-dates as inputs to the SDPD website.

  • Coordinate with NPM and implementing partner in organizing workshops, presentations, and other meetings.
  • Performs other tasks as requested by the NPM / NPD.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 MasterMasters Degree Masters degree in Management or Social sciences