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Project Coordinator

    Full Time   Deadline : 2024-03-01 Closed
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  UN-HABITAT
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Short Info
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  • No. of Vacancy: 1
  • Experience: - Years
  • Views: 165
  • Apply Before: 2024-03-01 (Closed)
  • Offered Salary: Negotiable
  • Gender: Both
  • Driving License: Yes
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  Job Description:
  •  Guided by the overall project document, develop annual and overall workplan, budget including its execution and monitoring.
  • Support to manage a multidisciplinary team in the project (Expert consultants, Donors, UN-Habitat and UNOPS/Cities Alliance), ensuring cooperation and collaboration for the smooth implementation of the project activities.
  • Coordinate with Ministry of Urban Development (MOUD), relevant government agencies (Federal, Province and Local), NGOs, CBOs, Organizations of People with Disabilities (OPDS), community groups and other stakeholders, and facilitating consultation meetings.
  • Coordinate and monitor the work of the project team at the national and municipal levels, for smooth implementation of the project, day-to-day planning and communication for delivery of outputs.
  •  Technical support to the project team on collection, collation and documentation of project database and ensure availability of latest information for informed decision making by the project management team.
  • Provide technical support to the municipality officials, through the project team, in the selected municipalities to operationalize measurement, reporting and verification of city level indicators and indices pertinent to the project on climate and gender responsive policies and development plans.
  • Support the Communication Officer to prepare various knowledge products at the national level,
    in coordination with the stakeholders and contribute to preparing similar products at the regional
    level for adequate visibility guided by the donor’s guidelines.
  • Timely prepare monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and annual progress reports in coordination with the
    Project Manager, HPM and designated Expert, for donors and government reporting.
  • Coordinate with M&E Officer on monitoring and reporting on the to ensure quality services and
    outputs are delivered within the agreed upon time frame.
  • Conduct regular meetings with project team to take stock of project implementation and
    integrate cross-cutting issues such as Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA),
    vulnerability, gender, social inclusion, human rights, etc.
  • Coordinate and support activities for project evaluation and audit including implementation of
    the recommendation.
  • Perform any other assignments, as requested by the Habitat Programme Manager in
    consultation with the ROAP’s Human Settlement Officer.
Education + Experience
  • Master’s Degree (5 years of working experience) or Bachelor’s Degree (with 7 years of working experience) in Urban Planning, Gender Studies, Development Studies, Rural Development, Social Science, Economics or related field.
  •  Professionalism: Preference will be given to those with experience in
    inclusive planning and development; Experience of inclusive planning,
    local governance, climate change related project will be an additional
    asset; An established track record in project management of similar
    nature; Good human relations skills, especially the ability to relate to a
    wide range of team members and partners; Progressive thinking, ability
    to work as part of a team and also to achieve work outputs with limited
    supervision, and a pro-active, energetic and innovative approach to work;.
  • Teamwork: Able to work both independently and as part of a team and
    establish harmonious and effective working relationships both within
    and outside the organization. Ability to establish and maintain effective
    partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic
    environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. The candidate
    needs to have experience of working with multiple stakeholders including
    government, civil society and other partners.
  • Planning & Organizing: The candidate should be able to develop clear
    goals that are consistent with the agreed strategy; able to adapt to a new
    task and work context quickly and finish all duties within the given
    timeframe.
  • Client orientation: Experience in working with government institutions at national and local level is an advantage. Capable of working in a team and undertaking initiative to ensure smooth relations and open
    communication within the team and with partners is required. Professional and courteous attitude and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a stressful environment.
  • At minimum of five (05) year’s progressively responsible experience in urban sector, project management and implementation.
  • Working experience in the field of municipal governance, urban planning, climate change or related issues and cross-cutting issues such as Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and Leaving No One Behind (LNOB) are assets.
  •  Experience of working with the government stakeholders at the national level and the local government in the new federal structure.
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software. Experience in GIS tools is considered an additional asset.
  • Experience in designing tools and strategies for data collection, analysis, and production of reports.
  • Good understanding of current urban development, climate change, GESI related policies of the Government of Nepal
  • Training & facilitation skills are desirable.
  • Experience of working with United Nations system and other international organizations will be considered as an advantage
  •  Excellent command (written and spoken) in English and Nepali language is required
  •  Good knowledge of computer applications including MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point
     
  Apply Instruction:

 

To apply: Complete UN Personal History Form (P11). Download from https://unhabitat.org.np/career/career-detail/p11-form.

  • A Statement of Interest and suitability (a cover letter) for the position.
  • All applications should be submitted on careers@unhabitat.org.np.

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