Project Coordinator- UNDP

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UNDP brings people together within nations and around the world, building partnerships and sharing ways to promote participation, accountability and effectiveness at all levels.

UNDP is now hiring a new generation of expert practitioners who want to contribute to those partnerships by offering strategic approaches to long-standing problems.

It seek individuals who can communicate advice and new ideas across cultures and all strata of society.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Project Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the project for the fulfillment of project objectives.

  • He/She will also liaise with other Adaptation Projects in the African Region and co-ordinate closely with, the Project Steering Committee, the participating host Government Ministries, as well as the UNDP environment programme office.

  • He/she will undertake yearly operational planning and provide guidance on its day-to-day implementation.

  • In doing this he/she shall be responsible for the effective and efficient implementation of the project activities to achieve stated objectives and for all substantive and managerial reports from the Project.

  • In this respect, she/he will interact closely with the UNDP Environment and Energy Programme Unit.

  • Ensure that baseline information needed to measure project impact is gathered in the inception phase of the project;

  • Prepare and ensure timely submission of quarterly financial consolidated reports, quarterly consolidated progress reports, annual project implementation review reports, and other monitoring reports as may be required by UNDP;

  • Supervise and coordinate the work of consultants and sub-contractors;

  • Mobilize all project inputs in accordance with UNDP procedures for nationally executed projects;

    Required:

  • Post-graduate degree in natural or social sciences or related subject.

  • At least five years experience in a leadership role.

  • Experience in climate change issues pertinent to the Republic of Mauritius is desirable.

  • Knowledge of climate change and adaptation issues.

  • Familiarity with GEF/UNDP guidelines/procedures including logical framework and project management is desirable.

  • Computer literate.

  • Fluency in both written and oral English and French.
    Deadline: 25th January

    For more job information and application, see: Project Coordinator- UNDP Website

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