Programme Management - Senior Officer (National Coordinator)
UNOPS - Brazzaville, toutes les provinces
Offre d'emploi fermée
Under the direct supervision of the SGP Regional Focal Point and the UNDP Resident Representative, and with close coordination with the SGP Country Programme team, the National Steering Committee members, UNDP Country Office team and GMS team, the incumbent will be responsible for the following functions:
Supervise the SGP Country Programme team members and provide necessary guidance and coaching;
Promote and maintain effective teamwork within the SGP Country Programme team, the National Steering Committee members, and with the UNDP CO team;
Prepare and implement annual work plan, including strategic and/or innovative initiatives, with set delivery and co-financing targets; draft annual SGP Country Office administrative and project operational budget proposal;
Set annual performance parameters and learning objectives for the SGP Country Programme team, assess their performance and provide feedback;
Programme/Portfolio Development and Management
Keep abreast of national environmental concerns and priorities as well as the socio-economic conditions and trends as they relate to the SGP, and assess their impact on SGP’s work and programme.
Ensure formulation and implementation of the Country Programme Strategy (CPS), and its periodic review and update;
Manage the SGP grant allocations and country operating budget, maintain the financial integrity of the programme by ensuring adherence to SGP Standard Operating Procedures as well as UNOPS rules and regulations, and ensure timely and effective use of SGP resources;
Exercise quality control over the development of a portfolio of project ideas and concepts, and closely monitor the programme implementation progress and results;
Organize periodic stakeholder workshops and project development sessions for civil society organizations (CSOs) and local communities, and potential applicants and other stakeholders to inform about SGP and its Strategic Initiatives;
Work closely with CSOs and CBOs in preparation of project concepts and proposals to ensure that projects fit with the SGP Strategic Initiatives, Country Programme Strategy, and technical guidance notes;
Authorize and manage project planning grants as required.
Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
Advanced university degree preferably in environment or natural resource management, environmental economics, development, business administration or similar field.
Required Work Experience:
At least three (3) years of relevant experience in environment and development work, which should include programme management, preferably with an extended specialized experience in any of the GEF-SGP thematic areas at the national level.
Proficiency in standard computer software (word-processing, excel, presentations, databases and internet) is required.
Desirable experience (the following experience is optional candidates who do not have it are welcome to apply):
Working experience in any of the GEF-SGP thematic areas at the national level is an asset.
Fluency in French and intermediate level of English is required.
Knowledge of other UN languages is considered an asset.
The candidate should be a national or naturalized citizen of the country.
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