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Deputy Cluster Coordinator – SECCCI (Dollo Ado)
Regional Service Center for Africa of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking to hire a Deputy Cluster Coordinator for “Support for Effective Cooperation and Coordination of Cross-border Initiatives (SECCCI), who will be based in the project’s office in Dolo Ado, which is comprised under the Cluster Ill (Mandera-Gedo-Doolow-Dawa). In his/ her function, he/she directly reports to the SECCCI’s project manager and acts as a focal point to coordinate with the SECCCI-management team that is based in Addis Ababa, with which he/she should maintain regular working relationships. Moreover, he/she will supervise a two-person team, also based in the project office in Dolo Ado.
Contract type: Service Contract (SB5) – * Service Contract is a non-staff contractual modality.
Duration: 11 months with a possibility of extension.
Qualification and experience: Master’s degree or equivalent in development studies, conflict studies, public administration, political science, international relations or related fields.
Interested applicants must have at least 6 years of relevant work experience with the UN and/or other international development organization in development, democratic governance and peacebuilding; substantive experience in project management (design, planning, coordination, monitoring and evaluation) preferably in the field of governance, peace building and conflict prevention projects; experience working with different stakeholders such as governments, CSOs, NGOs, development partners, donors, etc. and managerial experience with teams of diverse composition.
How To Apply:
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
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