Job Opportunity at UNDP as an Associate Development Coordination Officer in UAE

Date limite : 26 mai 2020

Organisation à but non lucratif: United Nations Development Programme

Niveau d'études: Etudiant

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Job Opportunity at UNDP as an Associate Development Coordination Officer in UAE

UNDP announces a job opportunity at UAE to work as an associate development coordination officer. The position is located in the United Nations Resident Coordination Office (RCO) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and reports to the RCO team leader. The UN resident coordinator is the head of the United Nations in the country, the highest ranking senior official.


You must:

  1. Be able to identify and develop sources for data collection.  
  2. Be able to undertake research, analyze data, make recommendations and write draft reports on sustainable development issues.   
  3. Show persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.
  4. Remain calm in stressful situations. 
  5. Develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.
  6. Identify priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required.
  7. Speak and writes clearly and effectively.
  8. listen to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.
  9. Work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.
  10. support and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position.
  11. Operate in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.
  12. Offer new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs.
  13. Promote and persuades others to consider new ideas.
  14. Take calculated risks on new and unusual ideas.
  15. Monitor ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems
  16. Keep abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession.
  17. Keep abreast of available technology.
  18. Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent degree) in business or public administration, information management, statistics, sustainable development, social sciences, education or related area. 
  19. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  20. A minimum of two years of progressively responsible experience in providing strategic support to research and data analysis. 
  21. Be fluent in English and have knowledge of Arabic language will be an asset.

Your Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of the following duties:

  • Provides substantive support for the development and implementation of UN Country Team (UNCT) data and research strategies.
  • Assists in the development and expansion of strategic research and data partnerships.
  • Undertakes monitoring and reporting of UNCT results.
  • Supports knowledge management and capacity development.
  • Provides substantive support for the development and implementation of the UNCT data and research strategies.
  • Assists in the design and implementation of the UNCT’s data and research strategy, in alignment with or to support preparation of the Country Common Analysis (CCA) and UN Sustainable Development Cooperation (UNSDCF).
  • Undertakes empirical analysis, data mining and visualization, as assigned, to assist the Resident Coordinator (RC) and UNCT, including results groups, in developing reports and working papers on sustainable development topics.
  • Provides substantive and analytical support to RC/UNCT in preparing and positioning the UN to accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the country, including the drafting of reports, as well as analytical and position papers.
  • Contributes to UNCT research and development of data and research tools and methodologies at the country level.
  • Establishes and manages a data monitoring and reporting system.
  • Supports inter-agency efforts on results and progress monitoring and reporting on the UNSDCF.
  • Assists in preparing the UNSDCF monitoring and evaluation (M&E) framework and reporting results at country, regional and global levels.
  • Supports the UN’s work with national data and statistical systems, facilitating engagement with national entities and data systems.
  • Communicates and coordinates with existing partners and helps form new partnerships with UN agencies, academia, the private sector, and governmental agencies as it relates to and furthers the use of data science for development.

About United Nations Development Program:

The United Nations Development Program is the United Nations' global development network. Headquartered in New York city, UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

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Région: Moyen-Orient

Opportunités: Emploi

Pays hôte: Émirats arabes unis

Pays éligible: Émirats arabes unis


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