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Policy Analyst

Job Category:
Management Support to Government Counterpart
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
NATCAP-II Project
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
19 January, 2012
Last Date to apply:
02 February, 2012
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

Demonstrate experience of research and analysis of public policy, development, economic and social issues.

Description:
 

Background NATCAP aims at developing EAD’s capacity for development, implementation and monitoring of UNDP Country Programme. It will enhance and supplement EAD’s capacity to play an effective role in aid coordination and management in line with Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness. The project provides an added initiative to identify and pilot creative and innovative interventions in emerging areas of UNDP CP. Duties and Responsibilities Under the overall direction of National Project Director the Policy Analyst would be responsible for the following tasks: • Review and analyse key policies and programmes of federal and provincial governments and advise EAD on on-going and potential linkages with the donor assisted programmes; • Review and analyse donor policy documents on assistance to Pakistan as well as multi/bi-lateral agreements between Government of Pakistan and international donors to advise on programming opportunities;  Prepare substantive briefs, analytical reports and background papers on key development and policy issues in the national context, which are based on analysis of national policy documents, donor’s policy documents, technical research reports and donor reports with a view to inform EAD in effective coordination and facilitation of UNDP and donor assisted programmes;  Provide substantive inputs in the design, monitoring, periodic reviews and evaluation of UNDP CPD/CPAP. In this regards develop framework for background analysis and preparatory work for annual, mid-term and final CPAP reviews adopting result based approach;  Conduct research, analysis, background studies to identify key issues and opportunities and provide inputs to the next CCA/UNDAF/CP process;  Providing input to regular updates to NATCAP’s Project Review Board and other relevant stakeholders;  Analyse results of UNDP and donor support to Pakistan and extract policy actions and recommendations for addressing systemic issues affecting Pakistan development. Prepare policy briefs for action by Government of Pakistan on these issues;  Document and disseminate lessons and knowledge products from UNDP and other donor intervention in Pakistan.  To perform any other duties as required by the Project Director for achieving the above objectives.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMasters Degree Masters Degree• Masters degree, preferably Ph.D. in economics or related social sciences, with 8 years experience

Skills
Must Title Level Description
YesSound understanding of GOP and donor policies an Excellent  
YesStrong communication and presentation skills Excellent  
YesEngagement of senior government officials Excellent  Ability to engage senior government officials and international partners on policy and development issues