Showing posts with label UNDP Jobs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label UNDP Jobs. Show all posts

Friday, April 6, 2018

Senior Specialist (Non Life Actuary) - United Nations Development Programme

1. POSITION VACANT: Senior Specialist – Non Life Actuary, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW) for the UNDP Project “Technical Support Unit for Management of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana”, New Delhi
2PROJECT BACKGROUND:
Indian agricultural producers make a critical economic contribution to the country but face a number of challenges in securing household income and ensuring food security. A key challenge comprises crop failures and yield losses, triggered by the vagaries of climate. These put at risk the livelihood of a large proportion of India’s population viz. 138 million farm families, constituting the largest private enterprise and contributing more than 18% contribution to national GDP. Agricultural production shocks have huge social and financial repercussions, impacting rural income levels, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and poverty rates.

Insurance Data Analyst & MIS Specialist - United Nations Development Programme

1. POSITION VACANT:  Insurance Data Analyst & MIS Specialist, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW) - UNDP Project: “Technical Support Unit for Management of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana”, New Delhi
2. PROJECT BACKGROUND:
Indian agricultural producers make a critical economic contribution to the country but face a number of challenges in securing household income and ensuring food security. A key challenge comprises crop failures and yield losses, triggered by the vagaries of climate. These put at risk the livelihood of a large proportion of India’s population viz. 138 million farm families, constituting the largest private enterprise and contributing more than 18% contribution to national GDP. Agricultural production shocks have huge social and financial repercussions, impacting rural income levels, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and poverty rates.

Agricultural Economist - United Nations Development Programme

1. POSITION VACANT:  Agricultural Economist, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW) for the UNDP Project: “Technical Support Unit for Management of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana”, New Delhi
2. PROJECT BACKGROUND:
Indian agricultural producers make a critical economic contribution to the country but face a number of challenges in securing household income and ensuring food security. A key challenge comprises crop failures and yield losses, triggered by the vagaries of climate. These put at risk the livelihood of a large proportion of India’s population viz. 138 million farm families, constituting the largest private enterprise and contributing more than 18% contribution to national GDP. Agricultural production shocks have huge social and financial repercussions, impacting rural income levels, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and poverty rates.

Senior Accounts Officer (Premium Subsidies) - United Nations Development Programme

1. POSITION VACANT: Senior Accounts Officer – Premium Subsidies, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW) for the UNDP Project: “Technical Support Unit for Management of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana”, New Delhi
2. PROJECT BACKGROUND:

Indian agricultural producers make a critical economic contribution to the country but face a number of challenges in securing household income and ensuring food security. A key challenge comprises crop failures and yield losses, triggered by the vagaries of climate. These put at risk the livelihood of a large proportion of India’s population viz. 138 million farm families, constituting the largest private enterprise and contributing more than 18% contribution to national GDP. Agricultural production shocks have huge social and financial repercussions, impacting rural income levels, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and poverty rates.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Software Engineer (Web) - United Nations Development Programe

Software Engineer - Web
Organization: United Nations Development Programe
Location: New Delhi
Last Date: 16 Feb 2018

Background

The UN’s Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) is responsible for defining the strategic direction for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to the UN Secretariat. It provides oversight of ICT programmes, budgets and decision-making to ensure alignment with the Secretariat’s overall ICT strategy.

Software Quality Assurance and Testing Engineer - United Nations Development Programe

Software Quality Assurance and Testing Engineer
Organization: United Nations Development Programe
Location: New Delhi
Last Date: 16 Feb 2018

Background

The UN’s Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) is responsible for defining the strategic direction for Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to the UN Secretariat. It provides oversight of ICT programmes, budgets and decision-making to ensure alignment with the Secretariat’s overall ICT strategy.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Individual Consultant (Executive) - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) - Apply by: December 10, 2017

Individual Consultant (Executive)
Organization: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Location: New Delhi
Last Date: 10 Dec 2017

Background

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Head of the Country Office, UN Environment India, the Executive Assistant ensures effective and efficient functioning of the Country Director’s office, full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment, maintenance of protocol procedures, management of information flow and follow-up on deadlines and commitments made.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Gender Specialist - UNDP (Apply by: March 25, 2016)

Description of Assignment:

UN VOLUNTEER DESCRIPTION OF ASSIGNMENT:

Preamble:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.
In most cultures volunteerism is deeply embedded in long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the communities. In this context, UN Volunteers take part in various forms of volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with co-workers, host agencies and local communities.

In all assignments, UN Volunteers promote volunteerism through their action and conduct. Engaging in volunteer activity can effectively and positively enrich their understanding of local and social realities, as well as create a bridge between themselves and the people in their host community. This will make the time they spend as UN Volunteers even more rewarding and productive.

1. UNV Assignment Title: Gender Specialist

Country Manager - UN-Habitat (Apply by: March 04, 2016)

Location :
New Delhi, INDIA
Application Deadline :
04-Mar-16
Additional Category
Management
Type of Contract :
Other
Post Level :
Other
Languages Required :
English
Duration of Initial Contract :
12 months

Background

Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationships

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, otherwise known as UN-Habitat, is the United Nations agency responsible for human settlements.  UN-Habitat is mandated to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities, with the goal of providing adequate housing for all. 
UN-Habitat contributes to the overall objective of the United Nations system to reduce poverty and promote sustainable development.  Its partners range from governments and local authorities to a wide international cross-section of Non-Governmental Organisations and civil society groups.

In accordance with its work programme, UN-Habitat’s operational activities are focused on the following:

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Consultant (Graphic Designer) - UNDP (Apply by: January 31, 2016)

Location :
Home Based
Application Deadline :
31-Jan-16
Type of Contract :
Individual Contract
Post Level :
International Consultant
Languages Required :
English   French  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
15-Feb-2016
Duration of Initial Contract :
15 months on retainer basis
Expected Duration of Assignment :
150 days
Location :
Home Based

Background
The EC UNDP Joint Task Force in Electoral Assistance (JTF) was established in 2007, to further strengthen and facilitate the already existing EC-UNDP partnership in the field of electoral assistance and improve the overall efficiency and adherence of the projects to the common EC-UNDP strategic approach. The JTF monitors and supports the EC-UNDP Partnership in Electoral Assistance, which, since 2004, has seen over $1 billion of EU funds support UNDP-implemented electoral assistance projects in approximately 50 countries. The JTF also develops and implements, in association with the European Commission, numerous training events and thematic workshops, as well as knowledge products on matters related to electoral assistance learned from experience implementing the national level projects. The success of the EC-UNDP Partnership in Electoral Assistance was referenced in the biennial report of the Secretary-General to the General Assembly on the UN’s work in support of elections, where he said that “UNDP continues to deliver a significant part of its electoral assistance activities within the formal framework of its partnership with the European Union. In addition to joint projects at the country level, the partnership has hosted a number of global thematic workshops, including on elections and violence, the use of technology and sustainability in electoral administration…the first, held in Kenya in 2012, focused on taking informed decisions about the possible introduction of technology in electoral processes.

Consultant (IT Developer) - UNDP (Apply by: January 31, 2016)

Location :
Home Based
Application Deadline :
31-Jan-16
Type of Contract :
Individual Contract
Post Level :
International Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
15-Feb-2016
Duration of Initial Contract :
15 months on retainer basis
Expected Duration of Assignment :
260 days
Location :
Home Based

Background
The EC UNDP Joint Task Force in Electoral Assistance (JTF) was established in 2007, to further strengthen and facilitate the already existing EC-UNDP partnership in the field of electoral assistance and improve the overall efficiency and adherence of the projects to the common EC-UNDP strategic approach. The JTF monitors and supports the EC-UNDP Partnership in Electoral Assistance, which, since 2004, has seen over $1 billion of EU funds support UNDP-implemented electoral assistance projects in approximately 50 countries. The JTF also develops and implements, in association with the European Commission, numerous training events and thematic workshops, as well as knowledge products on matters related to electoral assistance learned from experience implementing the national level projects. The success of the EC-UNDP Partnership in Electoral Assistance was referenced in the biennial report of the Secretary-General to the General Assembly on the UN’s work in support of elections, where he said that “UNDP continues to deliver a significant part of its electoral assistance activities within the formal framework of its partnership with the European Union.

Programme Analyst (Women, Peace & Security and Gender Responsive Migration) - UNDP (Apply by: February 03, 2016)

Location :
New Delhi, INDIA
Application Deadline :
03-Feb-16
Additional Category
Gender Equality
Type of Contract :
FTA Local
Post Level :
NO-B
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
01-Mar-2016
Duration of Initial Contract :
One Year
Expected Duration of Assignment :
One Year

Background
UN Women’s Multi Country Office for Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka works towards promoting women’s role in peace building. The four South Asian countries are affected by various types of conflicts which impact differently on women, girls, boys and men. In keeping with this understanding there is a need to design programmes which are not only conflict and gender sensitive but which also address women’s various roles in peace building through targeted interventions.
Therefore, under the guidance and direct supervision of the Deputy Representative, UN WOMEN MCO the Programme Analyst for Women, Peace & Security will lead UN Women’s work in Bhutan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka on issues related to gender and peace building. The Programme Analyst will also work on gender responsive migration.

Thursday, January 14, 2016

National Project Manager (Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Actions Project) - UNDP (Apply by: January 27, 2016)



JOB DESCRIPTION
National Project Manager, Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Actions Project, UNDP

 

1. POSITION VACANT: National Project Manager, Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Actions Project, UNDP, New Delhi
2BACKGROUND:
UNDP is implementing a project financed by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)which supports the implementation of the State Action Plans of Climate Change (SAPCC) in the states of Uttarakhand, Sikkim & Madhya Pradesh. The project aims at strengthening capacities to plan and implement relevant climate actions across select sectors including water, disaster management, forest and energy. Tools prepared and processes documented as part of the project will be shared with the larger community involved in practice of climate change. The project will also strengthen the state systems such as nodal institutions towards coordination of the activities envisaged under the SAPCC, facilitate implementation of climate change strategies with select sector departments, maximize the benefits through exploring inter-state cooperation; and showcase the actual implementation of SAPCCs.
For details about the organisation, please visit www.undp.org

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Director (Strengthening Human Resource Management) - UNDP (Apply by: December 05, 2015)



Location :
New Delhi, INDIA
Application Deadline :
05-Dec-15
Additional Category
Management
Type of Contract :
Service Contract
Post Level :
SB-4
Languages Required :
English  
Duration of Initial Contract :
One Year (extendable)

Background
Under a Government of India – UNDP project “Strengthening Human Resource Management of Civil Services” services of a Director, who will head the National Centre for Leadership Development & Competency Assessment, LBSNAA (Mussorie), are required. The project is collaborating with the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in implementing leadership development activities. As the apex training institution for the civil services, LBSNAA provides foundation training to the officers of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) and allied All India Services. The Director- NCLDCA will work under the overall direction of the Vice-Chairman of NCLDCA and the Governing Body.
Management Arrangement:
·        The Director- NCLDCA will work under the overall direction of the Vice-Chairman of NCLDCA and the Governing Body;
·        The Director- NCLDCA will be initially supported by one Research Analyst and one.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Portfolio Manager (Democratic Governance) - UNDP (Apply by: October 12, 2015)


Location :
Dhaka, BANGLADESH
Application Deadline :
12-Oct-15
Type of Contract :
FTA International
Post Level :
P-4
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
03-Jan-2016
Duration of Initial Contract :
Initially 01 (One) year
Expected Duration of Assignment :
Renewable upon satisfactory performance and availability of funds


Background
UNDP Bangladesh is leading realignment process to align its current structure ensuring CO relevance and impact in the next 3-5 years and taking into account wider changing circumstances in Bangladesh. The changing nature of engagement with donors and partners require that UNDP continuously demonstrates its value added. In this context, UNDP is working on its strategic positioning in Bangladesh and how it organizes itself to be “fit for purpose” and able to support the alleviation of poverty and reduction of inequality and vulnerability in a relevant, efficient and effective manner.
In aligning the organizational resources behind its strategy, the proposed Country Office functional structure has been designed accordingly. The Programme Team is designed as three major portfolios to ensure a well-focused programme, which is directly aligned to the UNDP Strategic Plan and the emerging priorities of Bangladesh’s 7th 5-Year National Development Plan. The Governance portfolio will encompass UNDP’s dynamic governance programme activities, which includes Justice and Human Rights, Elections and Parliamentary Affairs, and a portfolio evolving from public administration reform to emerging governance innovations fostering citizen empowerment and social cohesion. The local governance programming activities will be consolidated within the Governance portfolio.

Junior National Consultant (Capacity Development) - UNDP (Apply by: October 11, 2015)



Location :
Dhaka, BANGLADESH
Application Deadline :
11-Oct-15
Additional Category
Sustainable Development and Poverty Reduction
Type of Contract :
Individual Contract
Post Level :
National Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Expected Duration of Assignment :
120 working days over 6 months

Background
Objectives:
The overall objective of the assignment will be the following:
The objective of the assignment is to provide necessary support for successful implementation of Capacity Development strategies and plan for Bangladesh Civil Service.

Background:
A fundamental government responsibility is providing information and services aimed at improving the social and economic welfare of its citizens. During the first phase of the Access to Information (A2I) Programme, fundamental progress was made in improving access to public services through electronic means. However, it is critical to expand the breadth and width of such simplified services and improve the service delivery model to counter the impact of widespread outdated manual processes, resistance to change by civil service staff and a lack of transparency that still frustrates citizens in their attempts to avail of government information and services.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Individual Consultant - Technical - UNDP (Apply by: July 23, 2015)


Location :
New Delhi, INDIA
Application Deadline :
23-Jul-15
Type of Contract :
Individual Contract
Post Level :
National Consultant
Languages Required :
English  
Starting Date :
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
01-Aug-2015
Duration of Initial Contract :
30 working days during the period 01 August, 2015 to 31st October,2015

Background
UNDP is implementing a project preparation on “Development and evaluation of spray foam Polyols systems for buildings using HFOs as blowing agent” in coordination with Ozone cell, Ministry of Environment, Forest & climate change, Government of India.
 
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