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Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen

Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.
Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben. Bitte beachten Sie, dass bei einigen Internationalen Organisationen eine Altersgrenze existiert, hier ist die jeweilige Stellenausschreibung maßgebend (entscheidend für die Altersgrenze ist der Zeitpunkt der Aufnahme der Tätigkeit).


Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm: Stellenausschreibung.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 21. Februar 2020, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UNDP - JPO Digital Analyst, New York


Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Digital Analyst, New York
Sector/Unit: Digital for Development and Innovation/Digital transformation, technology for good, social innovation
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!

Main duties and responsibilities:

1) Provide support to the implementation of the UNDP Digital Strategy (25%)

  • Facilitate internal network building and knowledge sharing especially with the Accelerator Labs network existing in the Country Office architecture globally
  • Organize training events, site visits, project consultation meetings, etc. related to Digital Strategy promotion and implementation
  • Development of strategic linkages between BMZ digital development portfolio und UNDP’s Digital Strategy

2) Coordination of initiatives in alignment with UNDP’s digital transformation at central, regional and country level (25%)

  • Liaise with country offices and regional bureaux to identify scalable digital solutions and digital champions globally
  • Support the design of the digital innovation process and change management, building on country-level experience
  • Support planning and designing for scaling up the digital projects
  • Ensuring of information-exchange and development of strategic cooperation between UNDP Accelerator Labs und BMZ digital development projects

3) Research on key trends and happenings relevant to the digital transformation for development sector and support internal capacity building (20%)

  • Monitor market-leading trends grounded in innovation and digital technology and research on success cases relevant to digital transformation globally, to keep the UNDP staff informed of the latest development;
  • Provide sound contributions to related knowledge networks for digital transformation, mainstreaming into sustainable development and develop innovative methods for knowledge sharing

4) Provide support to communication, partnerships and resource mobilization (30%)

  • Provide substantive and branding support to the organization’s positioning on digital, including support to key country, regional and global advocacy events;
  • Support digital-related partnership and resource mobilization by networking, advocating and following up with key stakeholders (including government, development financing institutions, CSOs, Think-Tanks, Private Sector, Academia, etc.);  
  • Provide substantive inputs to communication of project activities, results etc. through media engagement, website stories, social media and events including in German;
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, organize and manage consultative meetings and workshops, and provide both operational and advocacy support to high level meetings on digital related issues;
  • Facilitate the strengthening and institutionalization of the Community of Practice, while ensuring coordination of cross-country exchanges, supporting communication and knowledge sharing outreach to development partners


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s degree in a related field of expertise, such as science & technology, computer engineering, business management, digital marketing, etc


Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of work experience (ideally in one of the related fields mentioned above)
  • Demonstrated understanding of digital issues.  Specific knowledge in area of digital transformation, technology applications, or social innovation is an asset;
  • Work experience in developing countries is an asset;
  • Understanding of United Nations and UNDP, including Germany’s engagement with UN/ UNDP;


Key Competencies:

  • Written and oral fluency in English.
  • Long-term commitment to international development is an asset;
  • Knowledge of the UN system is an asset