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Position : Integrated Programme Analyst

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Job description

Title: Integrated Programme Analyst
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Level: NOBPosting
Type: External
Office: UNDP ThailandDuty
Station: Bangkok, THAILANDClosing
Date: 22 July 2021 (Midnight NY time)
Applications to be submitted online at https://jobs.partneragencies.net/erecruitjobs.html?JobOpeningId=38438 

Position Information

Job Code Title: Integrated Programme Analyst  
Position Number: 00045518
Department: UNDP Country Office Thailand
Reports to: Integrated Team Leader
Reports: Project Managers
Position Status: Non-Rotational
Current Grade: NOB
Requested Grade: NOB
Contract Type:  FTA
Position Classified by:
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Duties and Responsibilities

Ideas & expertise:

  • Review all aspects of the project cycle and interact with project managers providing feedback on quality in outputs, results, and resource utilization as well as adherence to corporate standards.
  • Provide foundational analysis to resource management within team portfolio.
  • Conducts technical analysis and generates analytics and reports on programming and advisory services outcomes.    
  • Provide substantive inputs to the development of and reporting on the UNDP Country Programme Document, UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework, Annual Reports, Integrated workplans and other strategic documents

Quality Assurance from formulation to implementation of Programme:

  • Effective application of Results based management (RBM) tools, establishment of management targets and monitoring achievement of results;
  • Design and formulation of CO programme; Coordination of programme implementation with the executing agencies.
  • Initiation and design of projects in compliance with standards and procedures (conducting Project Appraisal Committee meetings etc)
  • Substantive monitoring and evaluation of projects, identification of integrated development solutions, participation in audit of nationally implemented projects;
  • Follow up on audit recommendations
  • Preparation of donor reports 

Partnership engagement:

  • Selects and analyzes relevant data that contributes to development of new methods aligned to and in support of new programme directions and approaches.
  • Identifies client data requirements and process capabilities, organizing summaries for team to include in partnership analysis.
  • Available to clients and collaborators for explanations on routine technical issues and guidance on programme process/collaboration.  
  • Develops technical components and analysis to client outreach materials facilitating stakeholder engagement
  • Engagement in advocacy and communication efforts with partners and donors to raise visibility of UNDP’s work and results achieved and in support of resources mobilization for UNDP programme   

Team Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with team members and clients on identification of indicators relevant to design objectives and client perspectives.
  • Continually identify opportunities for improved data organization, quality and modes of reporting. 
  • Organizes data and reports in support of knowledge management activities
  • Presents data analysis and procedural/policy recommendations with Quality Assurance team
  • Diagnoses technical, data and procedural bottlenecks.

Competencies and Selection Criteria

Description of Competency at Level Required

(For more comprehensive descriptions please see the competency inventory)

In this section list all core competencies as well as the most relevant technical/functional competencies the role will require along with the appropriate level.  A Detailed list of competencies can be accessed through the following link: https://intranet.undp.org/unit/ohr/competency-framework/SitePages/Home.aspx

 

Core 

Innovation

Ability to make new and useful ideas work

Level 4: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully

Leadership

Ability to persuade others to follow

Level 4: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others

People Management

Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

Level 4: Models independent thinking and action

Communication

Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

Level 4: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis

Delivery

Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Level 4: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services

Technical/Functional

Detailed list of competencies can be accessed through https://intranet.undp.org/unit/ohr/competency-framework/SitePages/Home.aspx

 and hiring managers are encouraged to familiarize themselves for more information

Design Thinking

Knowledge of method (s) for practical, creative resolution of problems and creation of solutions, with the intent of an improved future result.

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Research (General)

Knowledge of analytical tools, market research and methods for undertaking substantive research on various policy related issues 

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Project Management

Ability to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals 

Level 4: apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Data Management

Ability to develop and execute architectures, policies, practices and procedures in order to manage the information lifecycle needs of UNDP 

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Data Analysis and Visualization   

Ability to evaluate, transform and model data to derive relevant findings- undertake & provide analysis of data to assess Org performance and or global trends

Level 4: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Recruitment Qualifications

Education:

Master's degree or Bachelor’s in social policy, public policy, politics, economics, development studies or a related area.

Experience:

  • Master’s with 2 years or Bachelor’s with 4 years of relevant experience in working with quality assurance instruments and results based management models in an international development context;
  • Experience in programme management and multilateral development stakeholders;
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages;
  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft (Atlas).

Language Requirements:

English and Thai. Other official language of the UN will be desirable

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