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Data Management & Results Monitoring, Luanda, Angola

Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Country: Angola

City: Luanda, Angola

Office: UNDP Country Office Angola

Job ID: 24760

Practice Area - Job Family: Management

Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 31/07/2019

Duty Station: Luanda, Angola

Education & Work Experience: G-Bachelor’s Level Degree - 7 year(s) experience, I-Master’s Level Degree - 5 year(s) experience

Languages: English, Portuguese

Grade: NOC

Vacancy Type: FTA Local

Posting Type: External

Bureau: Africa

Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

FOR NATIONALS OF ANGOLA ONLY

Background

With the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at its core, and in response to the General Assembly resolution 71/243 on the quadrennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system, the UN Secretary General’s report (December 2017) ‚Repositioning the United Nations development system to deliver on the 2030 Agenda: our promise for dignity, prosperity and peace on a healthy planet‘ puts forward a comprehensive proposal on further improvements to the resident coordinator system to ensure more coherent, accountable and effective support for the 2030 Agenda. This was further reinforced by General Assembly resolution 72/729 of 1 June 2018, which gave the Secretary-General the mandate to implement the repositioning. A reinvigorated resident coordinator system is at the centre of a repositioned United Nations development system, and while the system has been instrumental in driving coherence on the ground over the past four decades, it is now insufficiently robust to respond to the needs of the 2030 Agenda. The report stresses that resident coordinator offices will need to be adequately staffed to ensure sufficient substantive capacities to lead United Nations country teams. The core capacity will include expertise in coordination and strategic planning, economics, tailored policy support, results monitoring and evaluation, and strategic partnerships, plus a robust standing communications capacity within the United Nations country team. This post is part of this new generation of resident coordinator office, with the new skillset and competencies required to deliver on the 2030 Agenda.

The incumbent of this position will report directly to the Senior Development Coordination Officer, Strategic Planning and RCO Team Leader.