Under the guidance and supervision of the CM, the Project Coordinator (PC) will provide a high quality services to the Project to ensure timely and efficient coordination and monitoring over implementation of respective Project Outputs. The PC promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise and coordinate the project to ensure conformity of results with the Project Document and all UNDP rules and procedures established in the UNDP Programming Manual
  • Responsible for a harmonious and coordinated project execution including budget preparation and management, planning and general monitoring of the project, the project and national staff.
  • Timely implementation of the work plan as endorsed by the Project Board
  • General and financial administration
  • Monitoring and the quality control, particularly on safety, input from consultants and subcontractors providing assistance to the project
  • Ensure adequate information flow, discussions and feedback among the various stakeholders in coordination with UNDP Programme and Policy Advisory Unit and Programme Oversight and Support Unit (POSU) per the management arrangements established in the Project Document and to the project working groups
  • Prepare quarterly action plans and progress reports
  • Assist the UNDP POSU in operational management of the Project and in compliance with the UNDP Rules and Regulations
  • Prepare the Project Annual Work plans, Progress and Final Reports, Budget Forecasts
  • Ensure the delivery of the assigned project resources against approved budgets
  • Ensure aligning the project activities within the UNDP mandate and corporate priorities, National strategies/programme and contribution to the capacity development of the national counterpart institutions
  • Liaise with key stakeholders and other partners to ensure proper coordination and partnership within the framework of the Project activities implementation
  •  Ensure fulfillment of standard procedures, including the ones on procurement, contracting of services and formalizing partnerships, in accordance with UNDP Rules and Regulations
  • Regularly assess performance of specialists and consultants working under his/her supervision (if applicable)
  • Undertake regular field visits
  • Monitor regularly and ensure timely and adequate implementation of the project action plans, undertake necessary preparatory/revisionary actions for the planned activities, and liaise with relevant parties, if needed
  • Handle correspondence and keep the filing system
  • Ensure proper documentation and codification (knowledge management) of programme methodologies and experiences for wide dissemination and institutional memory
  • Arrange Project events including meetings, trainings and other activities related to Work plan implementation
  • Work towards achievement of goals set up in UNDP strategic documents (Corporate strategy, UNDAF, CPAP, Project document, etc.) and relevant national legislation
  • Perform other duties that may be required by UNDP CO for effective implementation of the Project activities


  • Promoting ethics and integrity, creating organizational precedents;
  • Building support and political acumen;
  • Creating an environment of creativity and innovation;
  • Building and promoting effective teams;
  • Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication;
  • Creating an emotionally intelligent organization;
  • Sharing knowledge across the organization and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member;
  • Fair and transparent decision making; calculated risk-taking.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master degree or equivalent in Environmental education, Human Resource Development or other related field
  • 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience of providing management advisory services

Managerial experience:

  • Strong knowledge of the issues in the relevant component, General understanding of all the major Project issues. Be familiar with development methodologies, including participatory approaches to strategic planning, strategic management and the management of institutional change in developing countries
  • Experience of work with the international organizations, high-level government officials representing central governmental bodies and local administrations
  • Familiarity with the goals and procedures of international organizations, in particular those of the GEF partners
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). 

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Russian. Knowledge of Kyrgyz is an asset
  • Applications without UNDP Personal history form will not be considered. Please download P.11 form from