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|Location :||ANKARA, TURKEY|
|Application Deadline :||01-Apr-16 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SC-6|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One-year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One-year extendable contract|
Assigned to projects: Human Rights and Rule of Law related project(s)
Duties and Responsibilities
Objectives of the Assignment
UNDP Turkey Democratic Governance Portfolio (IDGP) contributes to consolidating the gains made so far and to the advancement of governance processes and institutions that foster effective democratic governance and are adapted to and able to deliver on the public expectations for inclusiveness and participation. It is guided not only by UN values, but also by the 10th National Development Plan’s objectives with regards to rule of law and access to justice, fundamental rights and freedoms and public administration reform. UNDP is cooperating with various national counterparts in the referred field, including the human rights machinery, Ministry of Justice, the Justice Academy, high judiciary, the Union of Bar Associations and Bar Associations. Currently UNDP is working on different new fields addressing to the capacity needs in the field of human rights and access to justice.
The ToR at hand is for the Project Associate to support the project(s) under Rule of Law and Human Rights Cluster under IDGP. The purpose of the referred Cluster is to promote an environment conducive to the rule of law and the enjoyment of human rights, which would support an inclusive, people centered development agenda, through strengthening (a) the systems for access to justice and legal empowerment for people to have their voice heard, exercise their rights, challenge discrimination or hold decision-makers accountable, (b) the efficient functioning of the human rights mechanism, (c) anti-corruption efforts for efficient, responsive, transparent and accountable systems at both local, regional and national levels.
Under the supervision of the Cluster Lead, the Project Associate carries out a wide range of tasks related to project formulation and implementation. S/he is engaged in one or several projects within a cluster. The Project Associate is responsible for implementing project activities in a timely manner according to the project plans and UNDP´s programme procedures and delivering high-quality outputs in a variety of project implementation processes.
The Project Associate works in close collaboration with the Portfolio Administrator to ensure smooth and timely management of inputs as well as other Project Associates and Cluster Leads to coordinate activities and seek synergies.
Key Results Expected and Measurable Outputs
The SC is expected to assume the following tasks:
The Project Associate reports to Cluster Lead.
Performance Indicators for Evaluation of Results
1. Qualitative inputs provided for project formulation, AWP and budgets; timely LPACs organized.
2. Project activities organized in a timely manner; qualitative inputs prepared to project reports; high-quality correspondence, briefs, reports prepared.
3. Timely and qualitative inputs prepared to procurement process; canvassing carried out correctly according to UNDP rules; selection processes carried out in a timely manner; RDPs prepared correctly.
Required Skills and Experience
Interested individuals shall submit
Please upload the above-mentioned documents as a single document.
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.