Deadline: 09 July, 2020

Location: Bamenda, Cameroon

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Regional Coordinator.

UNDP works in nearly 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion.

Responsibilities

  • The Regional Coordinator is responsible for the management, planning, implementation of the Presidential Plan for Reconstruction and Development (PPRD) in the region under the supervision of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and the PPRD Project Manager (PPRDPM)
  • Manage the direct implementation by planning of different steps of the implementation process, take timely decisions and actions to ensure results are achieved, while ensuring coherence between various programmatic components
  • Draft baselines whenever possible, to allow for proper oversight and monitoring of regional results and programme impact
  • Prepare and ensure the secretariat of the regional meetings of the programme (regional committees, clusters), in support of the National Coordination, and make the necessary follow-up of the implementation of all the decisions taken
  • Draft the regional work plans, activities, budgets, operational plans, tools and methodologies to ensure efficient project implementation
  • Draft the progress reports and presentations and ensure quality financial and narrative reporting to concerned partners in line with pre-determined deadlines
  • Building strategic partnerships
  • Maintain dialogue with regional partners and stakeholders to advocate, promote and advance organisational issues, priorities, interests and competencies for a successful programme delivery
  • Coordinate and collaborate with regional clients, partners and stakeholders to link and harmonise approaches and to promote common interests and achievement of results
  • build effective partnerships with regional UN agencies, NGOs, associations, traditional and religious leaders, and communities
  • Identify new regional partnership in collaboration with the PPRDPM

Requirements

  • At least master’s degree, preferably in economics, political or social sciences, international relations, development, project management, or other related areas or equivalent professional experience
  • Ten years, minimum, of relevant work experience in institutional capacity building, early recovery, crisis prevention, peacebuilding, and economic regeneration
  • Knowledge of 3*6 Methodology
  • Experience in project management, preferably with UNDP
  • Work experience in crisis, post-conflict and/or humanitarian setting is an asset
  • Fluency in English and working knowledge of French are required
  • Use of local languages in the regions (pidgin, etc, etc) is desirable

To apply and for more information, click here.

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