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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking to hire a Project Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of the project ‘Deepening Efforts to Accelerate NDC Implementation in Ethiopia’, including all project administrative matters and substantive outputs. All activities of the Project will be carried in full compliance with UNDP Rules and Regulations. The management and coordination process will be pursued through undertaking appropriate actions in project formulation, implementation, and evaluation. Strong emphasis will be placed on ensuring cohesion with other UNDP initiatives in the country.
Contract type: Service Contract (SB4) – * Service Contract is a non-staff contractual modality.
Duration: One year (renewable).
Qualification and experience: Advanced university degree in project management, climate change, environmental science and another relevant fields.
Interested applicants must have at least four years of professional experience degree, in project activities dealing with climate change mitigation and adaptation and NDC implementation; familiarity with the Paris Agreement and climate change negotiation general; experience in managing or participating in projects of similar complexity and nature, including a demonstrated capacity to actively explore new, innovative implementation and financing mechanisms to achieve the project objectives and demonstrated experience and success in the engagement of, and working with, the private sector and NGOs, creating partnerships for activities of common interest.
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.
It is UNDP’s policy to offer equal employment opportunities to persons having a physical or mental impairment when they are qualified and when a reasonable prognosis does not suggest a significant change in the person’s capabilities and skills in the near future. To that end, every effort is made to modify the functional requirements of positions and the physical facilities associated with them, when that will facilitate the employment of qualified disabled persons.