Portfiolio Associate - Nature,Climate Change & Energy
United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Abuja, Nigeria
3d ago
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The UNV Portfolio Associate will be embedded with the Federal Ministry of Environment and supervised by the BES-Net National Coordinator / Team Leader of the EECC Unit in UNDP Nigeria, working in close collaboration with the pprogramme, ooperations, ccommunications and other project teams in CO for effective visibility of results, anticipating and contributing to programme / project-related issues and information delivery.

The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with UNDP programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as the implementation of effective internal control systems.

Required experience

  • 3 years of experience in Project management for biodiversity-related projects and with proven working knowledge of financial management aspects of projects;
  • Area(s) of expertise

    Economics and finance, Administration, Development programmes


    English, Level : Fluent, Required

    Required education level

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Accounting, Forestry, Geography or Sustainable development; or any other related Social sciences degrees;
  • a post-graduate degree in environmental management and natural science may be an advantage

    1. Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Gender in Humanitarian action.

  • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme / project proposals and initiatives.
  • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.
  • 2. Provide technical support to the design and formulation, implementation and management of the Gender in Humanitarian action.

  • Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget as required.
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of programme activities.
  • Coordinate the call / request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners.
  • Review, coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports.
  • Train partners on Results Based Management.
  • 3. Provide technical assistance and capacity development support to project / programme partners

  • Provide technical support to and technically oversee the implementation of the programme activities with partners
  • Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation & expansion of the GIHA programme.
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and coordinate and facilitate technical / programming support and trainings to partners as needed.
  • 4. Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme / project.

  • Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances using Results-Based Management tools
  • Monitor and document progress on programme activity, results and indicators.
  • Monitor the implementation of proposals by responsible partners.
  • Provide inputs to quarterly reports, donor reports and other reports on outputs, results outputs and outcomes
  • 5. Contribute to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies.

  • Provide inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain information and databases.
  • Prepare and provide inputs to relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles.
  • 6. Provide technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the GIHA programme.

  • Monitor budget implementation and make budgets re-alignments as necessary.
  • Provide substantive inputs to financial reports.
  • 7. Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on the LEAP Programme to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in Uganda.

  • Provide substantive technical support to the Program Management Specialist and the team on inter-agency coordination related activities by providing inputs to background reports and briefs.
  • 8. Provide inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts.

  • Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to GiHA.
  • Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops, and knowledge products.
  • Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on the LEAP.
  • Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely and quality substantive inputs to programme strategies and activities
  • Timely and quality substantive inputs to workplans and budgets.
  • Adherence to UN Women standards and rules.
  • Timely monitoring and tracking of programme results and finances.
  • Relationship with partners and stakeholders.
  • Timely organization of events.
  • Quality of knowledge and advocacy products.
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