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Project Management Specialist (1 Position) Level: SB5/Peg I (For Nepalese Nationals only)
|Location :||Kathmandu, NEPAL|
|Application Deadline :||29-Jan-22 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|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 :||Initially one year with possibility of extension|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||December 2024|
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
Enhancing Access to Justice through Institutional Reform Project-II (A2J-II) implemented under Nationally Implemented Modality (NIM) is the second phase of the Access to Justice project closed in 2021. Under the overall leadership of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs (MOLJPA), the project will be implemented jointly and in a close partnership with UNDP Nepal.
The A2J Project II aims to enhance access to justice for women and other marginalized communities by strengthening the integrated legal aid services and criminal justice system in Nepal. Furthermore, the project focuses mainly on supporting the implementation of integrated legal aid frameworks by establishing necessary frameworks to deliver justice at the local level, strengthening justice sector institutions to provide effective remedies to protect and promote the rights of women and marginalized groups as per the national and international commitment and empower women, and other marginalized groups, in particular Dalit, PWD, LGBTIQ + and Poor ones to claim their rights and participate in judicial governance/civic life.
The project will be implemented in close coordination and partnership with government stakeholders at the federal, provincial, and local levels. The Attorney General Office, Justice sector actors, Nepal Bar, Province, and Local Governments including Judicial Committees will be the partners to work in a coordinated manner to achieve the overall goals of the project.
The Project aims to be implemented in four provinces namely, Sudurpaschim, Karnali, Province No.2, and Province N0. 1. The districts and local levels will be selected through a rapid mapping exercise.
The Project Management Specialist who will be working under the guidance and supervision of the National Project Manager will provide the necessary support to the project to plan, implement, monitor, and report on program activities carried out under the Project.
The incumbent is expected to spend a significant proportion of his/her time in implementing the project activities in close coordination with all the project stakeholders from federal to provincial and local levels. He/she should also be responsible to ensure results-based management (RBM) into the whole program cycle from planning and reporting.
Duties and Responsibilities
The overall responsibilities of the assignments are to:
1. Provide support for the effective and smooth project management and implementation
2. Support and provide backstopping support for the overall compliance of the rules/regulations and ensure quality products
3. Contribute to establishing and strengthening the s coordination with stakeholders and project clients
4. Provide support for continued monitoring for smooth delivery of the project and result-based reporting;
5. Support mainstream gender and social inclusion and accountability
IV. Impact of Results
Required Skills and Experience