Knowledge Management and Policy Development:

Establish and implement and comprehensive M&E system with the help of international programme specialist to capture project results as well as knowledge generated by the project activities;
Identify sources of information related to policy-driven issues, identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to HLP;
Contribute to UNDP global knowledge networks and communities of practice.


Core Competencies:


Ability to make new and useful ideas work.


Ability to persuade others to follow.

People Management:

Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.


Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform.


Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.

Technical/Functional Competencies

Project Management:

Ability to lead a full process for delivering programmatic interventions.

Operational Efficiency:

Ability to identify and execute opportunities to improve operational efficiency.

Risk Assessment:

Ability to identify and prioritize risks, and organize action around mitigating them.

Required Skills and Experience


Master’s Degree or equivalent, in Business Administration, Public Administration, Legal Affairs, Political Science, Social Sciences or related field;
First level university degree in combination with an additional 2 years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


2 years of progressive work experience working with national or international organisations in the area of project management, social development, social cohesion, conflict management;
Experience of working on HLP related projects will be an asset.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in Arabic and English.


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