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UN Job Vacancies in Kenya

UNDP Kenya invites applications for the following positions:

Post Title:
Programme Analyst (Extractive Industries & Anti-Corruption)
 
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment (TA)
 
Grade/Band: NOB
 
Direct Supervisor: Team Leader, Democratic Governance Unit.
 

Duration: 6 Months
 
Date of Issue: 1 August 2014
 
Closing Date: 8 August 2014
 
Background: Under the overall guidance of the Country Director and direct supervision of the Team Leader Democratic Governance Unit, the Programme Analyst, Extractive Industries and Anti-Corruption works in close cooperation with Programme Units on all aspects of UNDP Kenya’s Extractive Industries and Anti-Corruption initiatives.

Education and Experience:
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience at National or International Level providing programme/policy advisory services.
  • Hands-on experience in design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of development projects in Extractive Industries and Anti-Corruption and establishing inter-relationships among international organization and national governments.
  • Experience in building partnerships and working on Extractive Industries and Anti-Corruption in Kenya, highly desirable.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based project management systems.
  • Knowledge of UN/UNDP Programme and Operations Policies and Procedures, as well as, project management practices.
The full terms of reference for the position can be accessed on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal on the UNDP Kenya website -http://www.ke.undp.org 

Post Title: Project Officer (Social Cohesion)
 
Contract Tуpe: Service Contract
 
Grade / Band: SB4
 
Direct Supervisor: Team Leader, Peace Building & Conflict Prevention (PBCP) Unit.
 
Duration: One уear, renewable subject to funding and performance.
 
Date of Issue: 1 August 2014
 
Closing Date: 8 August 2014
 
Background: The UNDP Kenya and the Government of Kenya are implementing a new four-year prgramme, “Deepening Foundations for Peacebuilding and Community Security in Kenya 2014-2018” that aims at developing institutional capacities for policy formulation and implementation; deepening structures for peacebuilding, cohesion and community security; and reducing community security threats as well as improving response to conflicts, risks and disasters; and as well mainstreaming peacebuilding, reconciliation and community security in national and county development agendas.

UNDP would like to engage a Project Officer to be based at UNDP-Kenya office to support activities with the National Cohesion and Integration Commission and other relevant partners.
 
Education and Experience:
  • Advanced University degree in relevant academic field such as sociology, conflict management, peacebuilding, political science, security studies, social sciences or other relevant fields of study.
  • Minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible working experience in the area of project management/coordination.
  • Experience with UN/International organizations an advantage.
  • Experience in national cohesion, integration and peacebuilding agenda/initiatives is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with UNDP/UN and/or Government management and financial procedures.
The full terms of reference for the position can be accessed on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal on the UNDP Kenya website -http://www.ke.undp.org 

Notice: UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at
any stage of the recruitment process.


“UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.

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