Vacancy Announcement from UNDP
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Kathmandu – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nepal works with the people and Government of Nepal, and other development partners to pursue equitable and sustainable human development goals through eradication of Empowered poverty, increase in livelihood opportunities, improvement in community Resilient resilience against conflict, disasters and impact of climate change, while laying down strong foundations for a society based on rule of law with an inclusive and participatory democracy.
The UNDP Nepal is seeking applications from qualified and result oriented Nepalese for following assignment for Parliament Support Project:
Position Title: Procurement and Logistic Officer
Number of positions: 1 (One)
Duty Station: Kathmandu
The newly established Federal Parliament and provincial assemblies are the most important democratic institutions in Nepal. Since 2008 UNDP has supported first the Constituent Assembly and later the Legislature-Parliament in their tasks of participatory constitution-building, law-making, and oversight. This was first done through the project Support to Participatory Constitution-Building in Nepal (SPCBN). In 2015 the SPCBN project was replaced by/transformed into the more comprehensive Parliament Support Project (PSP). UNDP is now proceeding with the second phase of that project.
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PSP II will focus on strengthening the Federal Parliament and provincial assemblies of Nepal. The main counterpart is the nine parliament secretariats and the committees established in each parliament. The project aims at strengthening the institution’s parliament as such in its role as legislator, oversight body and representative of the people. PSP II will focus on five specific outputs: (i) the effectiveness of parliaments to participate in PFM at the national and sub-national levels; (ii) the ability of parliaments to be fully engaged in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs through their roles in law-making and oversight; (iii) increased transparency within the work of the parliaments to address the need for information about their work and to address the potential for political anomalies; (iv) the institutionalization of the engagement of women, youth and disadvantaged groups to ensure their voices are heard during parliamentary processes; and (v) targeted support to MPs, representing women and disadvantaged groups to support them in assuming more leadership roles within parliament and their parliamentary party groups.
Under the direct supervision of the National Project Manager, the incumbent will serve as the Procurement & Logistic Officer and will be responsible for supporting the National Project Manager on project’s procurement, administrative and Logistic matters.
Application Deadline: 10 March 2020
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. UNDP retains the right to contact referees directly.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity (in terms of nationality, minority groups, caste/ ethnic groups, persons with a disability, etc.) and has the policy to have gender balance among staff at all levels. Qualified female candidates and candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded groups are strongly encouraged to apply.