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Candidates for the UNDP YPP will be selected on a highly competitive basis. The key qualifications required for consideration will include:
The candidates will be offered a Service Contract for a maximum 2 years, renewable each year. They will receive an
“all-inclusive package “
to cover living and travel costs. It is estimated that a total of 10 professionals will be recruited in 2020. Estimated start date would be 1
There is no guarantee for a further employment with UNDP after the assignment but the UNDP Malawi YPP program has an excellent reputation among development agencies and government institutions in the country. However, upon completion of the contract, it is expected that the incumbent would have acquired sufficient knowledge, skills and professional competences to pursue a rewarding career in any reputable international organization on a full-time contract basis.
The YP will be expected to conduct policy, legal, socio-economic and political analysis; provide support in the following functions: Capacity development of oversight institutions including CSOs; Networking, partnership building and resource mobilization; and Knowledge management and sharing as well as Project/program management and budget tracking. In addition, the YP will support the project administratively through taking minutes, drafting activity reports, reviewing proposals, preparing budgets and payment requests with support from the analyst. The YP will be expected to provide support across all project areas as need arises.
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