Field Electoral Analyst - Pando, La Paz, Bolivia
Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
City: La Paz, Bolivia
Office: UNDP Bolivia
Closing date: Sunday, 22 November 2020
Job ID: 27869
Practice Area - Job Family: Democratic Governance - ELECTORAL ASSISTANCE
Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 22/11/2020
Duty Station: La Paz, Bolivia
Education & Work Experience: G-Bachelor’s Level Degree - 5 year(s) experience, I-Master’s Level Degree - 3 year(s) experience
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Posting Type: External
Bureau: Latin America & the Caribbean
Contract Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension subject to good performance and funding
Bolivian nationals only.
Under the direct supervision of the International Field Electoral Officer the incumbent will work as part of the United Nations team providing technical electoral assistance to the Departmental Tribunal assigned to. The UN electoral assistance team in Bolivia will be led by a Chief Technical Advisor.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute to the implementation of electoral programs and processes in one or more of the following areas, as required: electoral training, capacity building, civic/voter education, external relations, electoral procedures, electoral operations, electoral logistics, electoral security, electoral IT development, and/or voter registration. Support outreach activities, communication strategy of the TED.
Establish and maintain professional and productive partnerships with national counterparts and other key stakeholders in the electoral process.
Assists in addressing policy guidance, logistics, and other electoral needs in a timely manner;
Facilitate the coordination of logistical support to TSE public outreach and voter education activities;
Facilitate the coordination of the TSE in mobilizing local authorities to support the participation of women and vulnerable groups in participating in the electoral and political process;
Support the compilation of regular briefings and reports in the assigned area of responsibility in close collaboration with other relevant partners.
Perform other tasks and duties as requested by the International Field Electoral Officer.
Regular trips within the Department as required.
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Knowledge Management and Learning
Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example
Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
Development and Operational Effectiveness
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Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting
Ability to lead formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects
Ability to formulate and manage budgets, manage contributions and investments, manage transactions, conduct financial analysis, reporting and cost-recovery
Ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioral/attitudinal change
Strong IT skills, knowledge of ATLAS system desirable
Excellent knowledge of financial rules and regulations, accounting
Excellent knowledge of Results Management Guide and Toolkit
Management and Leadership
Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
Demonstrates good oral and written communication skills
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
Required Skills and Experience
Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.
3 years of relevant experience with a master’s degree or 5 years with a bachelor’s degree at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
Experience in electoral processes will be favorable valued.
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
Fluency in Spanish, national language of the duty station and fluency in English is desirable.
Important applicant information
All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.
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