RBM Assistant

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Office/Unit/Project Description 

UNDP Egyptian has always been a reliable, efficient provider of development services. As presented in the new Egypt Country Programme Document (2023-2027), UNDP central value proposition lying in the areas of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) integration and financing; institutional and policy development support; MSME sector development; climate change, biodiversity and local development; and addressing governance and social issues that disproportionately affect women or persons in vulnerable situations. Gender equality and the empowerment of women are mainstreamed across all our areas of work

Results-Based Management function was introduced to UNDP Egypt country office in 2019 through recruitment of results-based management  & resources management officer. The RBM function facilitated integrated work planning (IWP) by undertaking financial and program results’ monitoring and performance in a Results-Based Management (RBM) framework. Under the guidance of the Country Director, the RBM team coordinates the implementation of and facilated conformity with, UNDP standards, policies and methodologies in RBM, comprising monitoring and evaluation and the planning and management of program resources. RBM function maintains a comprehensive overview of the programme and project resources management, entailing monitoring of programme inflows and outflows (core-and non-core), as well as the program and projects results management including setting SMART indicators, results monitoring, results based reporting and evaluation.

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent will assist the RBM officer in ensuring quality of  planning, monitoring and evaluation of all UNDP Egypt programs and projects:

  • Assists in CO financial planning process, by coordinating with different teams the delivery targets, monitoring implementation and assist in development of financial reports
  • Assists in updating key statistics and data relevant to UNDP work in coordination with program teams
  • Maintains evaluation database as per coorproate requirements, coordiantes evaluations and monitors the CO evaluation plan
  • Assists in organizing training events for program and project staff and partners on results-based management
  • Assists in preparation of results reports including ROAR

Institutional Arrangement

The incumbent will work under the supervision of the head of Results-Based Management unit.

Competencies
Core
Achieve Results: LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
Think Innovatively: LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
Act with Determination:  LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination
Cross-Functional & Technical competencies 

Thematic Area Name Definition
Business Management  Results-based Management Ability to manage programmes and projects with a focus at improved performance 

and demonstrable results

Business Management  Resource Management Ability to allocate and use resources in a strategic or tactical way in line with 

principles of accountability and integrity

Business Management  Monitoring Ability to provide managers and key stakeholders with regular feedback on the 

consistency or discrepancy between planned and actual activities and programme performance and results

Programme and Policy Effectiveness Quality assurance of corporate data
Programme and Policy Effectiveness RBM standards and practices for programming
Required Skills and Experience
Education:

· Secondary education is required
· A university degree in Public policy or area related to social science will be given due consideration, but it is not a requirement.

Experience:

5 years of work experience in the domain of skilling/ entrepreneurship with secondary education, 2 years with Bachelor’s degree in the national and/or international level in administration or management or other relevant programmes; experience with RBM is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization

Required skills:    

•    Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
•    Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
•    Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
•    Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
•    Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
•    Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;

Desired skills:

•    Knowledge of programme or project management
•    Experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation

Disclaimer
Under US immigration law, acceptance of a staff position with UNDP, an international organization, may have significant implications for US Permanent Residents. UNDP advises applicants for all professional level posts that they must relinquish their US Permanent Resident status and accept a G-4 visa, or have submitted a valid application for US citizenship prior to commencement of employment.
UNDP is not in a position to provide advice or assistance on applying for US citizenship and therefore applicants are advised to seek the advice of competent immigration lawyers regarding any applications.
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Non-discrimination
UNDP has a zero-tolerance policy towards sexual exploitation and misconduct, sexual harassment, and abuse of authority. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.
UNDP is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer that does not discriminate based on race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.
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Cairo, Egypt
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