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VAGA : UNDP – Programme Analyst – Sustainable Development, Bissau, Guinée-Bissau

  • Cidade: Bissau
  • Estado: Guiné-Bissau
  • País: Guiné-Bissau
  • Criado: 16/07/2020 19:11
  • Expira: Este anúncio expirou


  • Organization: UNDP – United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Bissau (Guinea-Bissau)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Democratic Governance
    • Environment
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-27

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions

Provide :

Programme Strategies and Development Support
Substantive Management Support and Quality Assurance and Oversight:
Substantive Support to Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization
Policy Advisory services and Knowledge Building Facilitation;

1.Ensures implementation of programme strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

Thorough analysis and research of the political, social, economic and environmental situation in the country and preparation of substantive inputs to strategic documents for the sector;
Analysis and synthesis of proposals on the areas of support and interventions related to creation of sustainable livelihoods, to environment and within the other thematic/sectoral areas assigned;
Innovation promotion and testing of new social, digital and AI solutions in the sustainable development portfolio;
Application of behavior change models and strategies for social change;
As part of the UN coherence process, development and consolidation of relevant thematic/sector related policy interventions by participating in discussions with other UN agencies.

2. Substantive management support to quality assurance and oversight of Country Office assigned programme components, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Designing and implementing projects relating to governance and cross-cluster if applicable, translating UNDP’s priorities into local interventions;
Initiating projects, ensuring project approval, registering projects in Atlas, preparing and finalizing project annual work plans and project documents, contributing in budgetary monitoring and follow-up, and ensure closure of completed projects;
The programme analyst performs functions of Manager Level 1 in Atlas for POs and vouchers approval;
Financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of the projects in ATLAS, identification of operational and financial problems, development of solutions;
Follow up on audit recommendations. All exceptions are timely reported;
Preparation of inputs for reporting, including donor reporting;
Contribution to application of RBM tools and monitoring achievement of results.

3. Provides substantive Support to Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for initiation of new projects and writing of project proposals in English, active contribution to the overall office effort in resource mobilization;
Analysis and exploration of new non-traditional partners to activate innovative collaborations, projects or solutions.
Develop and strengthen strategic partnerships with traditional and non- traditional donors including NGOs, CSO’s and grass roots organization;
Develop, disseminate and market new practices in the thematic area as well as in the use of social media tools that enhance the visibility of UNDP and its value-added proposition.

4. Ensures provision of top-quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to programme country policy goals;
Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme and quality assurance issues;
Professional growth through active learning.



IV. Competencies and Selection Criteria

Description of Competency at Level Required

  • (For more comprehensive descriptions please see the competency inventory)



Ability to make new and useful ideas work

Level 4: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully


Ability to persuade others to follow

Level 4: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others

People Management

Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

Level 4: Models independent thinking and action


Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

Level 4: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis


Required Skills and Experience


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Environmental Sciences, Rural Development, Social Sciences or related;
  • Prince2 training and certification, RMG are desirable.
  • Design thinking and system thinking desirable.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the management or substantive support of sustainable development programme/projects  with a clear focus on environmental, energy and climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies;
  • Experience in programme and project management;
  • Proven ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
  • Sound understanding and capability to empower and develop the capacity of national staff.
  • Proven programmatic implementation experience with sound knowledge of all aspects of the project cycle (design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation).
  • Excellent skills in fundraising, resources mobilization and donor relations would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Strong strive for innovative ideas and practices.

Language requirements:

  • Proficiency in oral and written English, Portuguese. Working knowledge of French would be an asset.



Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

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