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Youth Outreach and Peace building Specialist

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Sustainable Development through Peace building, Governance and Economic Recovery in NWFP
Posted On:
03 November, 2009
Last Date to apply:
16 November, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

A minimum of 8 years progressively responsible international experience in the area of Youth Outreach and Peace building, (proven track of substantive development policy expertise required). Proven ability to design and facilitate multi-faceted development interventions. Analytical judgment and management skills; results-orientation and efficiency in a multi-tasking environment; Excellent networking and partnering skills with a demonstrated successful resource mobilisation record; Capacity to perform effectively under pressure and hardship conditions; Ability to handle confidential and politically sensitive issues in a responsible and mature manner. Experience of working in NWFP will be considered an advantage.


Reporting to the Provincial Programme Manager, and in consultation with UNDP Country Office, the key responsibilities of the Youth Outreach and Peace building Specialist include:
·        Provide substantive support to enhance the national and local capabilities in youth outreach, peace building, post-conflict management, rehabilitation; strengthen UNDP’s in-house capacity in the area of peace building and rehabilitation;
·        Assist in the operationalization of the youth outreach and peace building 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 youth related and peace building 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 youth and peace building related initiatives under this programme with other United Nations agencies and donors, and develop inter-agency synergies and Complementarity.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMasters DegreeMasters DegreeAdvanced university degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Law or Social Sciences