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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.

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

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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UNDP - JPO, Regional Analyst, Sustainable human development and SDGs, Amman, Jordan and New York, USA


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Regional Analyst, Amman, Jordan and New York, USA
Sector/Unit: Sustainable human development and SDGs
Duration: 1 year with the possibility of extension
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Support overall socio-economic analysis in the region with a special emphasis on vulnerable groups, the impact of climate change and Leave No One Behind.
  • Lead tracking of potential multi-year research agenda in the region, including keeping track of emerging regional programme and CO knowledge products.
  • Provide support as needed to ongoing studies in form of background research, consolidating of sources and mapping of new and emerging studies.
  • Liaise closely with the SDG integration team and follow corporate policy discussions.
  • Engage actively with the innovation team and support consolidation of lesson learned from the mainstreaming of the Accelerator Labs within the wider CO portfolio and contribute to developing future transformative initiatives within the region in support of the targets set out in Agenda 2030 and the SDGs.
  • Support liaison with the desk team in NY on planning and implementation of policy support in the region through close liaison with the thematic teams on new emerging initiatives in support of implementation in various country context and development situations.
  • Support the overall work of the Directorate and country support team in the Amman Hub.
  • Provide support to the preparation of Country Programme Document (CPD)  and CO programming within portfolio. Provide recommendations for improved positioning in programme documents. Support the Bureau leadership in the approval for the CPD.
  • Provide support to research on CO and sub-regional level issues and conduct desk research, track and analyze emerging and evolving crisis and complex development situations, identify critical issues for UNDP programming and provide substantive conceptual, programme and policy support to COs with Amman Regional Hub.
  • Coordinate with and support Country Offices in the design and implementation of Vertical Funds, notably, the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the The Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the Global Fund to fight HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis.   
  • Coordinate preparatory activities, liaising with stakeholders in the advance of crisis coordination meetings in order to influence positioning and development of common perspective.
  • Prepare minutes from the meetings and follow-up on action points with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Keep an up-to-date library of knowledge on CO and sub-regional portfolio, proactively sharing documents with team members and responding to their specific requests for information.
  • Participate in relevant external meetings, including resource mobilization, partnership and advocacy activities with UN partners, permanent missions and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to UNDP-led crises and recovery-related resource mobilizations efforts in close coordination with relevant units by drafting substantive inputs on the CO and sub-regional context for proposals and technical presentations to donors and external partners.


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent Advanced Degree in a related field of expertise.


Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of paid working experience in a relevant field.
  • Knowledge and relevant work experience in the region is and asset.
  • Experience in crisis context programming is an asset.


Key Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of English.
  • Knowledge of French or Arabic is an asset.
  • Computer skills.
  • Good writing and analytical skills.