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UN Coordination Associate (Open to Seychelles Nationals only)
|Location :||Victoria, SEYCHELLES|
|Application Deadline :||07-Mar-14 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-8|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year with possibility of renewal|
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) for Seychelles, which comprises 18 members, 15 of which are non-resident agencies (NRAs) has committed itself to implementing the “Delivering as One” (DaO) reform of the United Nations (UN) development assistance system. Seychelles is now formally recognised as a Delivering as One Self Starter country by the United Nations Development Group. In line with the new Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review, Standard Operating Procedures, and UNDG Strategic Priorities 2013-2016, and in support to the Seychelles national development strategy, the UN Country Team (UNCT) in close consultations with the Government is developing its first Partnership Framework. The framework will have results in three main areas, namely Green/Blue economy, Health, HIV/AIDS and Substance abuse and Law and order as a first building block to converge towards Delivering as One (DaO) Programme.
UN Coordination works for Seychelles have been carried out from a distant by the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office based in Mauritius. With few Resident Agencies in Seychelles (only UNDP, WHO, IOTC are resident and UNODC and UNCTAD have field representations) coordination within the UNCT has been poor.In the light of the recent development and with a view to improve inter-agency coherence and rationalisation of development work in Seychelles, the Associate facilitates UNCT support to the Country and in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) supports the coordination of aid flows.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provides effective support to UNCT in preparation and implementation of country programming processes and products, namely the Partnership Framework together with the above mentioned results frameworks and UN programmes coordination focusing on achievement of the following results:
Assists in the resource mobilization strategy for UN agencies support to country development priorities focusing on achievement of the following results:
Acts as the UN Focal Person for Seychelles:
Functional Competencies:Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Leadership and Self-Management:
Building Strategic Partnerships:
Required Skills and Experience
Interested and qualified candidates should apply on-line through UNDP jobs website: http://jobs.undp.org.
Please ensure that you upload a Personal History Form – P11 (available at http://un.intnet.mu) and your CV as one attachment in the relevant field of the on-line application.
You are required to provide the exact titles of your degrees/qualifications (as per certificates) in the Personal History Form and CV.
Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be given consideration.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.
Attention to all applicants
As part of the application submission process, candidates must submit and upload the Personal History Form – P11 (available at http://un.intnet.mu) and a CV as one attachment in the relevant field of the on-line application.
UNDP reserves the right not to make any appointment following this advertisement.
Open to Seychelles Nationals only.
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.