JISHINDIE ZAWADI YA GARI, CAMERA, SPEAKER NK KILA MWEZI, BONYEZA HAPA KUJISAJILI BURE KISHA FUATA MAELEKEZO

Employment Opportunities at UNDP, Tanzania

NAFASI ZA KAZI / AJIRA UNDP, TANZANIA

VACANCIES

DRIVER

Background
UNDP has been supporting the National Assembly (NA) of Tanzania for more than a decade, but has developed a strong and trusted relationship with the NA in the past five years as it implemented the Legislatures Support Project (LSP). The LSP provided a broad range of support, including capacity building of staff and MPs and a significant transfer of knowledge as well as supported the NA to reform rules and processes as identified by the NA.

The second phase of the UNDP LSP project will support the NA to be more effective, transparent and inclusive in fulfilling its Constitutional mandate and operating in accordance with international good practices for democratically functioning parliaments, through 1) Increased capacity of parliamentary committees to scrutinize Bills, oversee government and engage citizens; 2) More effective NA scrutiny and oversight of government, activities, budget and expenditure; 3) Strengthened functions and capacity for representing the interests of citizens in the NA; 4) NA supported to more effectively engage in strategic leadership, transparency and external engagement. 5) Gender is mainstreamed in all functions of the National Assembly.


Under the guidance and supervision of the UNDP country office and Chief Technical Adviser, the Driver provides reliable and safe driving services to UNDP/National Assembly LSP team and visitors, ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues. The Driver also demonstrates a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Upon request of UNDP or NA in consultation with the CTA, the Driver can be also required to provide driving services to the operations and Programme staff in the National Assembly, CO, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.

Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by a) driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and b) meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required;
Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports;
Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc;
Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, map of the city/country, first aid kit, necessary spare parts;
Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents;


Competencies
Operational Effectiveness;
Managing Documents, Correspondence and Reports;
Planning, Organizing and Multi-Tasking;
Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.


Required Skills and Experience
Secondary Education supplemented with a Certificate from a Technical/Vocational School;

Valid Class C driving license;

3 years working experience as a driver, safe driving record, knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair;

Experience of driving in a project context is an added advantage;

Fluency in English and Knowledge of Kiswahili.

Disclaimer
Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.

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Management - M&E SPECIALIST

Background
UNDP has been supporting the National Assembly (NA) of Tanzania for more than a decade, but has developed a strong and trusted relationship with the NA in the past five years as it implemented the Legislatures Support Project (LSP). The LSP provided a broad range of support, including capacity building of staff and MPs and a significant transfer of knowledge as well as supported the NA to reform rules and processes as identified by the NA.

The second phase of the UNDP LSP project will support the NA to be more effective, transparent and inclusive in fulfilling its Constitutional mandate and operating in accordance with international good practices for democratically functioning parliaments, through 1) Increased capacity of parliamentary committees to scrutinize Bills, oversee government and engage citizens; 2) More effective NA scrutiny and oversight of government, activities, budget and expenditure; 3) Strengthened functions and capacity for representing the interests of citizens in the NA; 4) NA supported to more effectively engage in strategic leadership, transparency and external engagement. 5) Gender is mainstreamed in all functions of the National Assembly

The M&E specialist will work under the direct supervision of the Chief Technical Advisor LSP and in close consultation with the national Project Director. The Director has overall responsibility for project activities and delivery and reports to a Project Board (PB), co-chaired by the Speaker the National Assembly and the UNDP Country Director, which is responsible for policy guidance, planning and oversight of the project.

The M&E specialist will work closely with the offices of the Speaker and Clerks and the UNDP Country Office (CO). The M&E specialist will advise the project director’s on issues relating to project monitoring including identification of indicators, data collection methodologies and reporting, the M&E Specialist will also provide training to staff in the Clerks offices in effective project monitoring.

Monitoring and Evaluation

The Monitoring and Evaluation policy at the project level in UNDP has four main objectives:

i)             to monitor and evaluate results and impacts;

ii)            to provide a basis for decision making on necessary amendments and improvements;

iii)           to promote accountability for resource use; and

iv)           to document and provide feedback on, and disseminate lessons learned.

Project monitoring and evaluation is conducted in accordance with established UNDP procedures and is undertaken by the project team and the UNDP CO.  The Monitoring and Evaluation Framework for the Legislature Support Project will provide performance and impact indicators for project implementation along with their corresponding means of verification.  This, along with the objectives, procedures and tools described and presented in the project document’s resource and results framework will form the basis on which the project's M&E system will be built.



Duties and Responsibilities
1. Setting up the system.

Review and update framework for project M&E in accordance to the project document M&E plan.
Conduct readiness assessment regarding M&E. What are the incentives at the system level, which are the beneficiaries, what is the existing capacity
Guide and coordinate the review of the project log frame including:
Provide technical advice for the revision of performance indicators;
Ensure realistic intermediate and end-of-project targets are defined;
Conduct a baseline study (situation at project start);
Identify sources of data, collection methods, who collects data, how often, cost of collection and who analyses it;
Ensure all critical risks are identified;
Identify the core information needs of central project management, the steering committee and technical committees, funding agencies and the cooperating institution.
Identify the requirements for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the conduct of a baseline survey, where required.
Identify M&E responsibilities of different project team members and secretariat staff,.
Contribute to the development of the Annual Work Plan, ensuring alignment with project strategy, agreement on annual targets and inclusion of M&E activities in the work plan.
Prepare detailed M&E budget
Prepare calendar of M&E activities
Identify short M&E expertise for the project where need arises.


2. Implementation of M&E

Oversee and execute M&E activities included in the Annual Work Plan, with focus on results and impacts as well as in lesson learning.
Based on the AWP and the project budgets, design the framework for the physical and process monitoring of project activities
Promote a results-based approach to monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and impacts. 
Coordinate the preparation of all project reports. Guide secretariat staff in the preparation of progress reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their timely submission. This includes quarterly progress reports, annual project report, inception report, and ad-hoc technical reports.
Prepare consolidated progress reports for project management including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation, and providing specific recommendations.
Check that monitoring data are discussed in the appropriate forum (such as the annual tripartite review meeting) and in a timely fashion in terms of implications for future action. If necessary, create such discussion forums to fill any gaps.
Foster participatory planning and monitoring by training and involving primary stakeholder groups in the M&E of activities.
Prepare draft TORs for the mid-term and final evaluation in accordance to UNDP policy guidance.
Facilitate, act as resource person, and join if required any external supervision and evaluation missions.
Monitor the follow up of evaluation recommendations
Identify the need and draw up the TORs for specific project studies.
Recruit, guide and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating project effects and impacts.
Organize (and provide) refresher training in M&E for project and implementing partner staff, local organizations and primary stakeholders with view of developing local M&E capacity.


3.  Lessons learned

Design and implement a system to identify, analyse, document and disseminate lessons learned.
Foster a culture of lessons learning in the project, document, package and disseminate lessons on a quarterly basis,
Ensure that ToR for consultants recruited by the project also incorporate mechanisms to capture and share lessons learned through their inputs to the project,
Identify and participate in additional networks, for example scientific or policy-based networks that may also yield lessons that can benefit project implementation.
Competencies
Promoting ethics and integrity, creating organizational precedents
Building support and political acumen
Building staff competence, creating an environment of creativity and innovation
Building and promoting effective teams
Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication
Creating an emotionally intelligent organization
Leveraging conflict in the interests of UNDP & setting standards
Sharing knowledge across the organization and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
Fair and transparent  decision making; calculated risk-taking


Required Skills and Experience
A postgraduate university degree, preferably in law, social/political science, public administration, or other areas relevant to the assignment.

At least 5 years proven experience in Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting in development projects including experience with:

The logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches;
M&E methods and approaches (including quantitative, qualitative and participatory);
Planning, design and implementation of M&E systems;
Training in M&E development and implementation and/or facilitating learning-oriented analysis sessions of M&E data with multiple stakeholders;
Data and information analysis,
Report writing.
Computer skills;
Leadership qualities, personnel and team management (including mediation and conflict resolution);
Fluency in English, with excellent written and oral communications skills;
Knowledge of Swahili will be an added advantage
Disclaimer
Important applicant information

All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

Applicant information about UNDP rosters

Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

Workforce diversity

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Scam warning


The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.

APPLY ONLINE

Deadline 3rd May 2017

Daily News 28 April 2017

JISHINDIE ZAWADI YA GARI, CAMERA, SPEAKER NK KILA MWEZI, BONYEZA HAPA KUJISAJILI BURE KISHA FUATA MAELEKEZO

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