UNDP Assistant Project Officer – Conflict, Early Warning and Response Programme vacancy 2013

United Nations Development Programme
National Individual Consultant
Assistant Project Officer – Conflict, Early Warning and Response Programme
Background and Context
UNDP Kenya and the Government of Kenya are implementing a national Programme that seeks to consolidate the peace gains and the support peaceful transition in Kenya.

The Programme aims at strengthening national and local levels capacities for conflict prevention and resolution, early warning and early response, and mediation and reconciliation as well as documentation of experiences and lessons learnt.

This Programme is expected to effectively deliver the UN development assistance through the outcomes envisaged in the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and UNDP’s Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP).
The Programme on “Consolidating the Peace Process and Establishing Foundations for a Successful Political Transition in Kenya” is a National Programme whose overall objective is to strengthen the capacity of National, County and Local government; together with civil society to effectively prevent and reduce levels of armed violence.
The Programme contributes to nurturing peace and enhancing development opportunities in Kenya, with emphasis on enhancing prospects for cross-border cooperation and dialogue.
Objective
Under the overall supervision of the NSC Coordinator and direct supervision of the Senior Programme Manager (SPM), the Conflict Early Warning and Response Assistant Project Officer will support implementation of the National Conflict Early Warning and Early Response System.
Application Procedure
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their applications which should include the following:
  1. UNDP Personal History Form (P11)- template provided
  2. Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  3. Proposal for implementing the assignment – template provided
Please quote “Assistant Project Officer – Conflict Early Warning and Response Programme” on the subject line.
Applications should be emailed to consultants.ken@undp.org to reach us not later than Thursday, 24 October 2013 at 4.00 P.M Kenya Time.
Please see the Terms of Reference, the P11 form, the Individual Contract Proposal form and the Terms and Conditions of Individual Contracts by visiting the UNDP Kenya Website: –
http://www.ke.undp.org/content/kenya/en/home/operations/procurement