- Ensures implementation of programme strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:
q Thorough analysis and research of the political, social and economic situation in the country and preparation of substantive inputs to CCA, UNDAF, CPD, CPAP and other documents.
q Identification of areas for support and interventions within the areas of civil society development, access to justice and legal empowerment for disadvantaged groups. Development of country office programme portfolio in these areas.
q Create awareness and support the application of conventions and covenant standards in all UNDP programmes
q Contribute to outcomes of UNDAF and CPD related to rights and conventions
q Apply rights based programming to new and ongoing programme interventions.
q CO business processes mapping and preparation of the content of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management.
q Participate in office and team wide activities, e.g. formulation of office /team plans, reporting to HQs and monitoring of the Millennium Development Goals linking with the dimension of civil society development, access to justice and legal empowerment and other areas assigned in his/her portfolio
q Actively contribute to UNTG and other UN mechanisms of related to the portfolio and results expected.
2. Ensures effective management of the CO programme within the thematic/sectoral area assigned focusing on quality control from formulation to implementation of the country programme achieving the following results:
q Effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC), financial management and monitoring achievement of results.
q Design and formulation of CO programme within the area of civil society and other areas assigned, tran sl ating UNDP’s priorities into local interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the executing agencies. Introduction of performance indicators/ success criteria, cost recovery, targets and milestones.
q Participation in project formulation and appraisal. Review and make adjustments to project documents according to agreed-upon governmental priorities and available resources.
q Initiation of projects, presentation of projects to PAC, preparation and finalization of contribution agreement; determination of required revisions; coordination of the mandatory and budget re-phasing exercises, closure of projects through review. The Programme Analyst performs functions of Manager Level 2 in Atlas for POs and vouchers approval, participates in recruitment processes for projects.
q Financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of the projects, identification of operational and financial problems, development of solutions. Participation in audit of NEX projects.
q Evaluation of the programme impact. Monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, timely readjustments in portfolio.
q Promotion of team work for enhanced CO coordination and specific results.
3. Ensures creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy focusing on achievement of the following results:
q Development of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society in the specific thematic areas assigned based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities.
q Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for initiation of new projects, active contribution to the overall office effort in resource mobilization.
q Reaching out to donors, private sectors, NGOs, government and other UN agencies to forge partnerships, and mobilize cost-sharing resources
q Undertake advocacy task such as preparing statements, advocacy materials, presentations, and strategy papers related to democratic governance.
4. Ensures provision of top quality policy advice services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
q Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to programme country policy goals.
q Development of policies and institutions that will address the country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners.
q Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice, particularly on HIV-related issues.
q Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme issues, particularly on HIV-related issues.