Wednesday, March 30, 2011

JOBS in UNDP Kenya::UN jobs

UNDP Kenya and The Ministry of Livestock Development seek to fill the following positions for the Agro-Pastoral Project, which is a Government of Kenya project with support from UNDP Kenya and UNDP GEF.

1. Project Manager

2. Project Assistant

3. Finance Assistant


The Agro Pastoral project is implemented by the Ministry of Livestock Development. The overall goal of the project is to ensure that sustainable land management provides a basis for economic development, food security and sustainable livelihoods while restoring the ecological integrity in the Arid and Semi-arid lands.

This will be realised through the provision of knowledge, finance incentives and requisite institutional capacity of managers and agro pastoral land users for adoption of sustainable land management.

The specific objectives are to develop a framework of policies and laws designed to ensure the maintenance of a system of land administration and management that will provide:
  1. All citizens, particularly the poor, with the opportunity to access and beneficially occupy and use land;
  2. An economically, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable allocation and use of land; and;
  3. The efficient, effective and economical operation of the land market.
Job profiles

Project Manager

The project manager will manage the realization of project outputs through planned activities. In doing so, s / he will:
  • provide direction and guidance to project team (s) and responsible parties;
  • liaise with the Project Board and UNDP to assure the overall direction and implementation of the project;
  • identify and obtain any support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project;
  • be responsible for project administration and generally liaise with any suppliers.
Project Assistant

The project assistant will provide administrative, management and technical support to the Project.

Finance Assistant

The Finance Assistant will provide financial services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work.

Application Procedure

The full terms of reference detailing the scope of work, required academic qualifications and years of relevant work experience can be accessed on The UNDP Kenya website.

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e-Recruitment portal located on the UNDP Kenya website - on or before 8 April 2011. Select “e-Recruitment Portal” under “Operations / Human Resources”.

Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Additional considerations
  1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  2. Acknowledgements will be sent only to applicants who strictly meet the requirements of the post.
  3. UNDP is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns.
  4. UNDP, as a matter of practice, does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions as to vacancy announcements you may have received, please refer to this website

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