The main objective of UNDP Djibouti country program is to accelerate the achievement of the sustainable development goals. It tackles the interrelated challenges of development, humanitarian assistance and resilience and seeks to reduce poverty, gender inequalities, geographic inequalities and exclusion. It promotes environmental sustainability and resilience through integrated strategies. It supports the most vulnerable and strengthens national institutional capacities for inclusive growth, poverty reduction, prevention of violent extremism and strengthening social cohesion.
The 2018-2022 country program is built around three interrelated program pillars that together can drive more catalytic, transformative and systemic changes and help Djibouti achieve its sustainable development goals.
Strengthening livelihoods and access to basic health services
Environmental sustainability and resilience to climate change
Enabling and inclusive governance framework for sustainable development
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of key functions:
Under the guidance and overall supervision of the Resident Representative and the direct supervision of the Deputy Resident Representative, the programme specialist will undertake:
Formulation and implementation of CO projects and programs
Advocacy, partnerships building and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
Strong positioning of UNDP in the UN family
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing and promote innovation
1. Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitors and analyzes programme/project development and implementation;Reviews relevant documents and reports; identifies problems and issues to be addressed and proposes corrective actions; liaises with relevant parties; identifies and tracks follow-up actions.
Performs consulting assignments, in collaboration with the national, regional and international counterparts, by planning facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan the counterpart will use to manage the change.
Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources.
Assists in policy development, including the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other research activities and studies.
Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions.
Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
Undertakes outreach activities; conducts training workshops, seminars, etc.; makes presentations on assigned topics/activities.
Participates in or lead field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and drafting mission summaries, etc.
Coordinates activities related to budget and funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and prepares related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.).
Performs other duties as required.