The following documents are required for submission:

  1. Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors.
  2. A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers himself/herself to be suitable for the position.
  3. One sample of research produced, report written, knowledge product, publication(s) and/ or other relevant materials.

Office/Unit/Project Description:

UNDP is the knowledge frontier organization for sustainable development in the UN Development System and serves as the integrator of collective action to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Within UNDP’s Global Policy Network, the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS) leads the development of UNDP’s policy and programme guidance to support the implementation of UNDP’s Strategic Plan. BPPS plays a key role in strengthening strategic and policy guidance in UNDP including the coherence and quality of anti-corruption policy and programme support, which is coordinated by UNDP’s Anti-Corruption for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies (ACPIS) global project.

The ACPIS global project is UNDP’s main vehicle for providing policy and programme support on anti-corruption, and coordinating UNDP’s anti-corruption work both internally through UNDP regional hubs and country offices and externally with other relevant partners.

UNDP’s work on anti-corruption has been instrumental in advancing the transparency, accountability and integrity agendas at global, regional and country levels. The ACPIS global project contributes to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by integrating anti-corruption solutions in service delivery sectors, strengthening institutional capacity of institutions to prevent and address corruption, leveraging technology and innovation for integrity and anti-corruption, and leading anti-corruption knowledge and global advocacy on anti-corruption.

Institutional Arrangement:

The Research and Knowledge Management Analyst will work under the overall guidance and supervision of the UNDP Global Programme Advisor on Anti-Corruption and work closely with the ACPIS Programme Manager. The incumbent will also closely coordinate his/her activities with the ACPIS project team. The Research and Knowledge Management Analyst will be responsible for coordinating research and knowledge management activities implemented by ACPIS global project at the global, regional and country levels. S/he will also be responsible for coordinating with ACPIS programme partners, UNDP regional hubs and country offices for research and knowledge management support, including organizing training events, webinars, expert meetings, and special events on anti-corruption at country, regional and global levels.

Devoirs et responsabilités

  • Conduct in-depth research and analysis on governance and anti-corruption global trends, as required, in line with UNDP’s policy and programme support;
  • Liaise with internal and external partners to identify the appropriate advisors/contacts to respond to Network queries;
  • Enhance linkages with internal and external sources of knowledge in coordination with the Global Knowledge Management activities and other regional hubs and focus areas;
  • Assist global anti-corruption team in managing the contents of the “www.anti-corurption.org” web-portal. Contact other partners for their contribution of the knowledge products and other materials;
  • Support Global Programme Advisor on Anti-Corruption and Programme Manager with research and analysis during the development of anti-corruption knowledge products, preparation for conferences, webinars and other relevant events;
  • Support Global Programme Advisor on Anti-Corruption and Programme Manager in organization and implementation of activities around commemoration of International Anti-Corruption Day;
  • Actively promote the corporate standards in knowledge management and research and help ensure that content to be published in the workspaces is adequately tagged, named, summarized;
  • Maintain the anti-corruption workspace at UNDP’s internal and external websites through updating with relevant documents, news and web links;
  • Contribute to strengthen global anti-corruption network  by providing support for community collaboration, knowledge sharing and networking;
  • Draft and finalize annual reports on ACPIS workplan and activities;
  • Work with the global knowledge facilitators of BPPS, global roster managers; Regional and Group Specialists to collect information as demanded by Country Offices and partners for policy and advisory support.
  • Support Country Offices (COs) in Knowledge Management such as accessing internal knowledge and experts; advise on the application of knowledge and expertise; provide hands-on guidance on KM tools; and identify COs’ KM needs and provide useful solutions and tools;
  • Provide ad hoc support to Global Programme Advisor on Anti-Corruption on global advocacy related events/activities, including preparing draft speeches, briefings and training and outreach materials;
  • Collect content and prepare monthly/bi-monthly UNDP’s anti-corruption global news updates;
  • Liaise with UNDP Communications office and other UN agencies;
  • Identify and disseminate success stories and good practices to appropriate networks and forums;
  • Update/maintain information shared through ACPIS social media accounts (twitter, YouTube, Facebook, etc.). 
  • Undertake other tasks as assigned.



Achieve Results:

LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline

Think Innovatively:

LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements

Learn Continuously:

LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback

Adapt with Agility:

LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible

Act with Determination:

LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident

Engage and Partner:

LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships

Enable Diversity and Inclusion:

LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination

Cross-Functional & Technical competencies

Thematic Area



Business Development

Knowledge Generation

Ability to research and turn information into useful knowledge, relevant for context, or responsive to a stated need

Business Management






Digital Awareness and Literacy

Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience;Ability to manage communications internally and externally, through media, social media and other appropriate channels

Aability and inclination to rapidly adopt new technologies, either through skilfully grasping their usage or through understanding their impact and empowering others to use them as needed

Qualifications et expériences requises

Minimum Qualifications of the Successful IPSA:

Min. Academic Education

Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in International Relations, Economics/Management, Development Studies or related field.

Min. years of relevant Work experience

Minimum 4 years’ experience in programme activities for UNDP or another international organization preferably in a capacity that involved work related to research and knowledge management;

Required skills and experience

  • Track record in research and knowledge management;
  • Substantive experience in governance, anti-corruption and development related issues;
  • Strong presentation and communication skills with the ability to adapt to different audiences;
  • Excellent computer skills and experience using web-based applications;
  • Proven ability to work proactively, independently and as part of a multi-sectoral team in a multi-cultural environment;

Desired additional skills and experience

  • Strong data collection and analysis skills is desirebale;
  • Ability to produce high quality research and reports is an advantage;
  • Advanced knowledge of excel or other statistical software is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of and experience with UN/UNDP and its work, preferably on anti-corruption is desirable

Required Language(s) (at working level)

Fluency of written and oral English is required. Knowledge of other UN language is desirable.