UNDP Special Skills Analyst for Ministry of Interior - Immigration and Borders Jobs in South Sudan

UNDP Special Skills Analyst for Ministry of Interior - Immigration and Borders Jobs in South Sudan


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The reforms as required for the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), 2018, provides a better opportunity for Revitalized Government of National Unity (RTGoNU) to build the capacity of public institutions and the civil servants skillfully, structurally, systematically, symbiotically, and synthetically.

This will necessitate the placements of well-trained civil servants who are motivated as Change Agents to deliver peace dividends impactfully, effectively, and efficiently for the welfare and human development of the people of South Sudan. It will also require coordination, coaching and mentoring for the key staff of Ministry of Interior to discharge their duties diligently and operate cohesively and integrally with transparently and accountability in the interest of enforcement of rule of law for South Sudan.

It is for this purpose that the GEMS Project has been designed with enabling functional tools of professionalizing the Ministry of Interior with focus on adoption of integrated soft borders approach through bilateral cooperation, inter-agency cooperation, intra-agency cooperation and local stakeholders’ participation that safeguards customary rights of local communities and economic activities for accelerating the growth.

The Project has been envisioned to induce behavioural change in conduct of public affairs, learning from relevant comparative experiences and changing the attitude of immigration and border police to match the standards of good governance for accelerating reforms.

Duties and Responsibilities

Scope of Work

The Special Skills Analyst (SSA) for Ministry of Interior, supports the Change Agents and the Office of the Minister through trainings, coaching and mentoring about the enforcement of the rule of law, integrated border management with focus on immigration and customs, operational policies, and professional ethics for informed decision-making.

The SSA focuses on effective and efficient handling of issues arising from transhumance (e.g., subsistent cross-border trade and combat of trans-border crimes, especially smuggling and

These are coordinated with the work of PFM-RS Secretariat and in collaboration with development partners who appreciate triple nexus approach of linking peace, humanitarian, and development to the following Public Finance Management Reform Strategy (PFM-RS) Priorities:

  • Implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA);

  • Strengthening of Cash Management;

  • Relocation of the Loans Committee to the MOFP;

  • Reviewing, Verification and Clearance of All Arrears;

  • Reviewing and Verification of Loans and Contracts Collateralized or Guaranteed Against Crude Oil;

  • Strengthening of Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) and National Audit Chamber;

  • Establishing of Public Procurement and Disposal of Assets Authority (PPDAA);

  • Rolling out of the Electronic Payroll Using a Biometric System;

  • Strengthening of the Fiscal Financial Allocation & Monitoring Commission (FFAMC);

  • Strengthening of the Macro-fiscal Framework;

  • Strengthening of the Budget Process and Budget Credibility;

  • Improving Revenue Management;

  • Boosting of Legal Frameworks for Institutional Strengthening;

  • The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organization.

    Required Skills and Experience


  • Advanced University Degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in Computer Science, Law, Political Science, Economics, International Relations, Public Administration, Management, Policy, Sociology or other related field is required.

  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in above listed fields of study, in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • Up to two years (with master’s degree) or minimum of two years (with bachelor’s degree) of working experience in public or private sector with particular focus on immigration, borders, and diplomacy.

    Required Skills:

  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advanced knowledge of spreadsheets and web-based management systems such as ERP financials and database packages.

    Desired Skills:

  • Professional experience in working at Ministry of Interior of South Sudan or as Special Skills Expert (SSE) under UNDP contract;

  • Demonstrated Mentoring, Coaching and Training Skills;

  • Working experience in the UN.

    Required Language(s):

  • Fluency in Written and Spoken English and Arabic is required.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UNDP Special Skills Analyst for Ministry of Interior - Immigration and Borders Jobs in South Sudan

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