Programme Associate, Chemicals and Waste Management
New Delhi (India)
Duties and Responsibilities
The Programme Associate will join the professional Team working under the direct supervision of Head-Chemicals and Waste Management. S/he will be responsible for implementation of project activities with close co-operation with the Senior Programme Associates and project Teams based in UNDP as well as in various Ministerial Departments. The major functions include technical assistance to the project on “Improvement of Mercury Management in India” and associated project management, financial management, procurement and human resources management consistent with UNDP Rules and Regulations. The key role is to support smooth implementation of projects including continuous monitoring, identification and implementation of interventions, by taking into account the changes in operating environment.
S/he will work under the guidance from the relevant Country Office teams in the areas of Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Procurement and will help in developing solutions for the operational challenges. S/he will also coordinate with the concerned Government Departments, expert Committees, CSIR Institutes, IITs, private consultants, service providers and support the back-up functions on programmes.
Job knowledge and technical expertise
Results based management
Building and managing strategic partnerships
Required Skills and Experience
Essential: Bachelors’ degree in Chemical Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Environmental Engg./ MSc. Environmental Protection and Management
Desirable: Masters degree in Engineering/ Management
- Minimum total 6 years of experience
- At least one year working experience in UN or Government Offices/Institutions
Fluency in English is essential.
Important applicant information
All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.
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- Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
- Location: New Delhi (India)
- Grade: SB-3, Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Administrative support
- Biology and Chemistry
- Project and Programme Management
- Administrative support
- Waste Management
- Closing Date: 2018-09-14