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Research Officer (NIM Service Contract)

Job Category:
Officers
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Positions:
1
Agency / Project:
NATCAP-II Project of UNDP
City/Location:
Islamabad
Country:
Pakistan
Posted On:
09 March, 2011
Last Date to apply:
22 March, 2011
Experience in years
2 to 4
Experience:

The candidate should possess Over five years of relevant experience in research related assignments and candidate should have strong negotiation, communication and writing skills. Females are particularly encouraged to apply

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 facilitate One UN Reforms and 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 Policy Analyst, the Research Officer would be responsible for the following tasks.

 

·          Present thoroughly researched information for background research & analysis for the next CCA/UNDAF cycle

·          Assist in organizing national and sub-national consultations to identify and build consensus on key development issues

·          Assist in the background analysis and preparatory work for annual, mid-term and final CPAP review;

·          Compile the researched material in a systematic way and prepare background briefs/briefing notes as and when required.

·          Provide effective support to management of the programme (and projects).

·          Provide guidance to consultants/NIM project on routine implementation of the projects and monitor quality of work of consultants.

·          Advise on quality of publications produced on behalf of or by NIM projects and other stakeholders

·          Review the background and thematic papers that have already been developed and assess them in view of the research results.

·          Compile, analyze and synthesize information for the Policy Analyst Senior Economist.

·          Perform any other tasks assigned by the Policy Analyst/NPM.


Education
Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 MasterMasters Degree Masters Degree preferable in Economics, Political Science Social Sciences or related discipline