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UNV Development Coordination Officer 29 October 2020 Int. Specialist UNRCO Bangladesh
Dhaka (BGD)
3 months with possibility of extension
29 October 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the overall guidance of the UN Resident Coordinator, the direct supervision of the Head of the RCO, and in close collaboration with RCO colleagues, the International UNV will:

  • Support the processes for country level Comprehensive Country Assessment (CCA); United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF); and Immediate Socio-economic Response Plan (ISERP) processes and similar exercises related to the Resident Coordinator system including reporting and monitoring;
  • Provide relevant support to the country programming process, including the preparation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework.
  • Provide relevant support to UN coordination mechanisms and UNCT activities, including UNCT meetings and joint work through UN Theme and sub-groups.
  • Support the compilation and preparation of briefing and presentation materials, background information and documentation as well as drafting of talking points and speeches for meetings, events and missions.
  • Support the organization and follow-up of the inter-agency and high-level meetings or events attended by the RC or RCO staff members.
  • Other coordination tasks as required.
Master degree or equivalent

Master’s degree in international development studies, international relations, social sciences, political science, law, economics, management, or other relevant fields.

24 Months
  • At least two years of previous work experience in programme development and management with demonstrated experience in writing project documents, resource mobilization or report drafting;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong data management skills;
  • Computer literacy, including the use of excel.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other communications related experience, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation
  • Attendence in the hight level meeting, deliver presentation and prepare reports.
  • Coordination, reporting and monitoring
  • Data management and documentation

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 29-10-2020