Reporting to the Provincial Programme Manager and in coordination with the Governance Unit of UNDP, the key responsibilities of the Governance Specialist include:
· Provide substantive support to enhance the national and local capabilities in post-conflict management, rehabilitation; strengthen UNDP’s in-house capacity in the area of peace-building and post-conflict governance;
· Promote awareness and understanding of the Government and the civil society with regard to the norms and standards of participatory governance and human rights, and the promotion of peaceful dialogue; conduct advocacy on UNDP’s practice areas of governance and conflict prevention, and design relevant communications and mass media outreach activities.
· Assist in the operationalization of the Governance components of the programme and play a lead substantive and coordinating role in the formulation of the second-generation assistance programme for Malakand;
· Ensure that governance and peace and development issues are systematically addressed in the UNDP strategic planning and results-based management processes;
· Identify bridging arrangements, execution modalities and implementing agents, ensure that performance monitoring, evaluations and impact assessments are carried out, and design exit strategies.
· Coordinate UNDP’s initiatives in peace and development and participatory peace-building with other United Nations agencies and donors, and develop inter-agency synergies and complementarily;
· Identify and build partnership strategies with regard to providers of specialised expertise and co-financiers, and support UNDP and UN Country Team in resource mobilisation for the implementation of programmes design.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.