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National Technical Expert

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Women s Political School Project - UNDP
Posted On:
22 October, 2004
Last Date to apply:
06 November, 2004
Experience in years
2 to 4

10-15 years experience in project development and management
At least 5 years experience of working in a managerial and supervision position
Experience and familiarity with gender issues
Working experience with NGOs and Government agencies



The Womens Political School (WPS) is an initiative of the Ministry of Women Development supported by UNDP Gender Support Programme of which the Norwegian Government is an important partner. The programme focuses on political education of councilors to enable them to raise concerns in the policy agenda. WPS outputs are as under

A holistic and integrated capacity development programme for women councillors delivered;

Adequate and reliable support networks and systems for women participating in political processes facilitated and strengthened; and

Institutional capacities of relevant training organisations/institutes, governmental departments and civil society strengthened.

Equally qualified women are encouraged to apply.

Description (TORs) The National Technical Advisor is responsible for the planning, implementation and monitoring of the nation wide project. This includes

 Formulate annual work plans & annual budgets and submit according to the schedule for approval to the FSC

Prepare and implement quarterly operational plans according to the strategic framework

Liaise and coordinate project activities with provincial offices/teams

Select, hire and supervise resource persons/short-term experts (as and when needed) to carry out the project work plan activities

Manage the mobilization and provision on inputs of the projects and production of outputs, according to the project document and the procedures provided in the project cycle operations manual (PCOM).

Prepare and revise project work plans and budgets

Oversee all the financial and administrative aspects of the project, on a day-to-day basis, as specified in PCOM.

Assist in organizing mid-term monitoring and evaluation missions

Prepare and submit Annual progress reports and other required reporting material.

Organize an monitoring and evaluation system to ensure appropriate analysis and desired results are achieved

Provide administrative and logistical support to key meetings, which may be held during the life of the project

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreePost- graduate degree in management, social sciences or related discipline

Must Title Level Description
YesMiscellaneous Excellent  Computer skills in; MS word, MS excel and MS power point Excellent interpersonal team-building and presentation skills Good command over spoken and written English Knowledge of the UN system preferred