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Young Professional Officer

Job Category:
YPO
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
02 July, 2005
Last Date to apply:
14 July, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

May have 1-2 years of demonstrated professional work experience, preferably in the domain of rural and urban poverty alleviation would be an added advantage.

Description:
 

Scope of Work

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Assistant Resident Representative / Chief, SL Unit as well as in close teamwork with the other members of the Unit, Development Divisions, and Operations Divisions of UNDP, the Young Professional Officer will be responsible for the following tasks

Assist in the backstopping support to the assigned SL Unit projects

Prepare summaries and reports on poverty related issues as and when needed

Document and disseminate best practices in SL Unit projects 

Assist in preparation of the Annul Work Plan (AWP) as per standard UNDP procedures

Liaison with project teams in monitoring and tracking progress of work in accordance with proposed work plans

Assist Unit Chief in (a) organizing and participating in project meetings and (b) undertaking follow-up actions for implementing major recommendations made at such meetings.

Any other tasks assigned by Assistant Resident Representative / Chief, SL Unit

Requirements

Excellent academic record

Current knowledge of development issues, policies as well as social programming policies and procedures in international development cooperation

Full working knowledge of English with good analytical writing and time management skills

Good analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills

An ability to work effectively as a member of a team in a multi-cultural organization

Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project) is essential


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesSocial sciences or other related fieldMasters DegreeMasters degree in social sciences or other related field from an internationally accredited institution