Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Team Lead, Governance, Peace and Security (GPS), the incumbent will act as the PVE National Officer for the overall management of the project and will be expected to perform the following key functions :
He / she will work in close collaboration with the Office of National Security Adviser (ONSA) and other national implementing partners to ensure prompt and effective execution of the project activities through quality technical advisory support, hands on assistance to build institutional capacities of the national partners to implement the planned activities, sound analysis of violent extremism environment in the targeted States to offer durable solutions, support national partner to design the right approach to mainstream PVE into the sectoral policies and programmes of the MDAs, scan the policy and political environments and their implications on the PVE and advise on potential UN / UNDP Country Office and national response.
He / she shall ensure that the national mechanisms (C / PVE partners’ forum and the Project Steering Committee) for C / PVE is functional and inclusive of all relevant partners national, states, civil society and international development partners / donors including the UNDP Regional Service Centre, Addis Ababa and is gender sensitive.
He / she shall facilitate regular meetings of the bodies and ensure proper documentation of their proceedings. He / she shall ensure capacity building of non-
state actors and strengthen their collaboration with other national stakeholders in C / PVE thematic area, and provide programmatic guidance to national counterparts and ensure strong partnership with national stakeholders and development partners operating in the country.
and support the CO’s effort on resource mobilization and provide input into resource mobilization documents and partnership building relating to PVE project.
and prepare and submit to UNDP regular project reports (progress and annual), as well as, regular monitoring and mission reports and make useful recommendations that can help to deepen the project impact / results.
Where such occurs, the incumbent shall render report(s) of such assignment(s) to the delegating authority through the Team Lead, GPS.
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
The desired candidate for this assignment shall possess an advanced degree in Social Science, Arts, Sociology, Law and humanities, Dispute Resolution / Peace Studies or other relevant fields.
He / she must have, at least, 5 years’ development experience with national or international organizations, two of which must be in the area of C / PVE programming.
Cognate experience and evidence of competence in C / PVE work with national and / or international partners, such as, UN, government and CSOs is desired.
The candidate must have sound technical report writing skill and proven ability to engage with multiple stakeholders to achieve desired results.
He / she must be fluent in written and spoken English. Previous working experience with UN agencies is an asset.
The assignment shall be for an initial period of 12 months starting from the 1st September 2019 31st August, 2020 and carries no expectation of continuity or renewal with remuneration designated at SB4 level of UNDP Service Contract Grade to be paid monthly.
The incumbent shall be entitled to payment of Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) and travel costs for any official travel approved by UNDP in line with its financial regulations and rules.