Country Coordinator

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Tuesday 9 Feb 2021 at 23:59 UTC

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Contract

This is a UNV International Specialist contract. This kind of contract is known as International UN Volunteer. It is normally internationally recruited only. More about UNV International Specialist contracts.

Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of task

Under the supervision of the UNCDF´s Programme Manager the UN Volunteer will be the key person on the ground to structure the UNCDF engagement in the country and will undertake the following tasks:

  • Coordinate the implementation of UNCDF’s programme activities in the country which includes the management of project implementation according to annual work plan, quality assurance and ensuring achievement of outputs.
  • Support the development of a pipeline of innovative projects and initiatives using UNCDF’s Technical Assistance facilities and blended finance instruments (e.g. grants, loans and guarantees);
  • Build and maintain strategic partnerships, capitalize on business opportunities, and support in resource mobilization for the strategy in the region;
  • Support relevant ministries and other entities from the Governments, such as the Ministry of Meteorology, Environment, Information, Disaster Management, Climate Change and Communications, the Ministry of Labour, Commerce & Industries, and the Central Bank to improve the countries policy and regulations to introduce Climate Disaster Risk Financing (CDRF) strategy to better manage economic losses after a disaster;
  • Support in partner relationship management with financial service providers like commercial banks, insurance service providers, fintechs, mobile money operators, remittance service providers etc. through financial and technical support from UNCDF;
  • Represent UNCDF in all country-level workshops, conferences, and other events where UNCDF is invited;
  • Facilitate country visits of regional technical specialists and other colleagues by liaising with partners in organizing meetings;
  • Support timely reporting from partners that have received support as may be required;
  • Contribute to knowledge management and communication by writing blog posts, focus notes, etc.

Qualifications/Requirements

Required degree level:

Master degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments:

Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management or Equivalent.

A lower qualification in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an M.A. degree.

Required experience:

36 Months

Experience remark:

Minimum 3 years of working in commercial banks, other financial institutions, regulatory institutions, capital markets, development finance institutions etc

  • Solid experience in financial services and/or digital economy sector (e.g. Digital Finance, FinTech, InsurTech, eCommerce, Telco, etc);
  • Experience working in development countries is considered an advantage.
  • Experience working with development partners, such as UN organizations or other multilateral organizations (e.g. WorldBank, IFC, ADB) is considered an advantage.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent

Area of expertise:

Finance, accounting and audit, Administration and administrative assistance, Human resources management and development

Area of expertise details:

Economics, Finance, Accounting, Management or Equivalent

Driving license:

No

Competencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Application procedure:

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 09 February 2021

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