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Call for Resumes for Afghan Professionals (Re-Opening)
|Location :||Kabul and Other Provinces, AFGHANISTAN|
|Application Deadline :||31-Aug-11 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Other|
|Post Level :||Other|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year or as required|
UNDP is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change coordinates global and national efforts to reach the Millennium Goals, connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. In Afghanistan, we are working with the Government, non-government, civil society, private sector, community based development organizations and supporting them to find their solutions to global and national development challenges.
Our focus is helping to build and share solutions to the challenges of Democratic Governance, Poverty Reduction, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, Energy and Environment. In all our activates, we encourage the protection of human rights, access to equal opportunities, empowerment of women and gender mainstreaming.
UNDP Mission Statement:
UNDP Afghanistan is supporting the Government to find innovative solutions to its development challenges. Key priority areas for UNDP assistance are in strengthening democratic governance, crisis prevention and recovery, and reducing poverty. UNDP is strengthening the institutional capacities of key national government and sub-national authorities which aim to enhance human security, human development, peace and stability in Afghanistan.
In order to carry out its mandate the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Afghanistan invites qualified and talented professionals with proven competencies, professional relevant work experience and good academic records to apply for excellent opportunities and assignments in the Country Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
The initiative is open to Afghan Professionals with (University Postgraduates (Masters) or Bachelor Degree) in the following domains: Social Sciences, Development, Political Sciences, Management, Economics, International Development, Public Administration, Public Policy, Law and Legislation, Human Rights, Post War/Conflict Recovery, Business Administration, Computer Science or any other field related to the areas of expertise as mentioned below:
Area of Expertise at National Professional Officer Level (ICS-8 to ICS-10 &/or SB-4 to SB-05 UNDP Standard Grades):
In order to ensure best business solutions and operational services required for implementation of development projects, UNDP specializes in providing management services. These management services are in the areas of:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
Undergraduates (Bachelors) degree holders with additional 2 years of relevant work experience will be considered, however preference will be given to those holding Master’s Degree.
Required Selection Criteria:
Submission of Applications:
Interested national Afghan applicants should apply on-line through the UNDP Jobs site at http://www.undp.org.af/Jobs/index.htm and please ensure that to fill up and upload Resume or Personal History Form-P.11 which is available at http://www.undp.org.af/Jobs/index.htm in the relevant field of the on-line application.
Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date (31 August 2011) will not be given consideration.
Kindly indicate your area of expertise and the mentioned Reference Number in Block Letters in the Subject Line of your Expression of Interest and Make Reference to: CALL FOR RESUMES. Please also specify your preferred duty station (province) in your application.
For more detailed information about UNDP Afghanistan please visit our website at www.undp.org.af
Please note that this announcement is re-opened so please don’t apply if you have already submitted your application.
The announcement is open only for Afghan national(s) applicants.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.