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Project Coordinator 20 abril 2021 Especialista nacional PNUD China

Project Coordinator

Especialista nacional
Beijing, Taipei, Jinan, Kunming, Hefei, Chongzuo, Nanning (CHN)
17 mayo 2021
12 meses
20 abril 2021

Edad mínima requerida: 22 años. Reclutamiento restricto a nacionales o residentes legales en el país de asignación.

Under the overall supervision of UNDP and CICETE, as well as the direct supervision of the National Project Director of Project Management Office (PMO) for Neixiang Project, the National UN volunteer’s (NUNV) work will mainly focus on the local implementation of a poverty reduction and sustainable development demonstration project in impoverished area, and support projects relevant to rural capacity building. She/he assists in advocating and mainstreaming the rights-based approach to development programming and implementation. The job involves maintaining constructive relationships with local partners in Henan, goverenments, private sector, civil society organizations, other UN agencies, and donors, coordinating related issues to ensure project completion on time.

The project will introduce advanced development concepts, enhance the understanding and capacity of leading cadres and civil servants, mobilize the private sector, social forces and other stakeholders to actively participate in local sustainable development, community governance, ecotourism, inclusive finance, an improvement of public services, especially the well-being of women, youth and children. This project focuses on promoting international cooperation in the field of sustainable development, gernerating and sharing knowledge and experience, strengthening public-private partnerships, integrating relevant technologies and financial resources, advancing innovative working modality, and engaging more key stakeholders in the process of addressing environmental challenges, rural revitalisation, public services, inequality, climate change, conserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable development.

Specifically, the NUNV is expected to perform the following functions:

  • Guiding the project implementation
  • Support implementing partners to manage process according to the UNDP Project Management System and related requirements. Organize implementation and management training sessions if it is necessary.
  • Support implementing partners to complete formal management, implementation, and other related regulations.
  • Report to CICETE and UNDP on any irregularity of implementation in a timely manner.
  • Project Monitoring
  • Monitor and record project activities, output, impact qualitatively and quantitatively, as well as related risks (Pay special attention on the participation and benefit received for low-income families and women).
  • Complete project progress report, monthly, quarterly and annually to CICETE and UNDP both in Chinese and English.
  • Attend project implementation assessment meeting (at least once in each county monthly).
  • Monitor the whole implementing process and make adjustment and provide solution to ensure the delivery rate of the project.
  • Assist project management
  • Assist to make project and budget plans.
  • Coordinate with program participants to carry out related activities.
  • Assist specialist and subcontracting organizations to conduct various events.
  • Assist fund raising and resources inputs.
  • Assist project audit and assessment.
  • Assist other project-related activities.
  • Case Summary
  • Provide relevant cases of poverty alleviation work (at least monthly)
  • Provide case report, including helpful experience summary, problem analysis, policy advocacy (at least one report per year)
  • Partnership management

Maintain sound relationship with various stakeholders, including but not limited to UNDP, CICETE, governments at all levels, local project implementation agencies, cooperation units, domestic and foreign experts, audit and assessment agencies.

Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor degree or above, major in relevant subjects, such as rural development, economic management, public management, social work, etc.
36 Months

Professional experience:

· At least three years of working experience in rural development

· Previous experience in/with the UN, including solid knowledge of UN/UNDP programme and operations, policies and procedures an asset.

General Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and other office software
  • Possess volunteer spirit and passion
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • Good health condition and able to adapt to the difficult conditions in less developped areas

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Chinese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme/project administration, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Other development programme/project experience

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Self-Management, Working in Teams

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of China and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Please note that international travel to the duty station is not covered by UNV.

Application deadline: 20 April 2021