1.Implementation of programme results:
•Day-to-day management of project activities;
•Coordinate with relevant Government implementing partners and UNDP to ensure that expected outputs are delivered in a timely manner;
•Ensure project is implemented in compliance with UNDP and Government’s Procurement and Human Resources Guidelines, and financial requirements;
•Ensure that project is executed according to work plans and within established budgets;
•Manage requests for the provision of financial resources by UNDP, using advance of funds, direct payments, or reimbursement using the FACE (Fund Authorization and Certificate of Expenditures);
•Put in place and facilitate results-based implementation of programme activities; and,
•Performance of other duties as required in support of project implementation
•Prepares background analytical papers and reports as required.
2.Implementation of reporting, monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies:
•Effective monitoring for ensuring implementation of project activities;
•Assess the programmatic impact and oversee the appropriateness and the accuracy of methods used to verify progress and the results;
•Manage and monitor the project risks initially identified, submit new risks to the Project Technical Team for consideration and decision on possible actions if required; update the status of these risks by maintaining the Project Risks Log;
•Be responsible for managing issues and requests for change by maintaining an Issues Log;
•Prepare the Project Progress Report (progress against planned activities, update on Risks and Issues, expenditures) and submit the report to the Project Management Team;
•Ensure timely submission of quarterly financial and activity progress reports to UNDP as well as adequate financial management of allocated resources;
•Oversee timely preparation of reports for UNDP to donors and other stakeholders;
•Prepare presentations to donor partners, government and other stakeholders as required.
3.Liasion, partnerships and Coordination with external and internal partners:
•Create strategic partnerships with government, non-government, and private sector stakeholders and beneficiaries;
•Actively support the resource mobilization efforts and the implementation of the resource mobilization strategy and maintain close relationships with donor partners;
•Closely liaise with the teams for programme results 1 and 2 to ensure coherence and synergy among all governance project activites of UNDP Maldives;
•Support the Peace and Development Advisor in key functions and capacity building;
•Build relationships with other UN agencies and build upon common activities to ensure maximum impact of project activities especially when targeting vulnerable groups such as children, youth and women;and,
•Advise team members and management on new developments regarding key partners and stakeholders.
•Analyses the socio-political and governance ecosystem and maintains continuous dialogue with partners to provide development support services, identifying areas for UNDP support.
4.Knowledge Building and management:
•Provide quality advisory services to the CO and RPs/IPs and facilitation of knowledge building and management
•Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned
•Make sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice including corporate communications repositories; and,
•Contribute to the design and implementation of appropriate learning strategies for stakeholders.
•Provides inputs into the Country Programme Document (2022-2026)
Impact of Results
The key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets of the Integrated Governance Programme of UNDP Maldives.. Contributions will directly aid the achievement of the governance outcomes of the country programme, including; citizen expectations for voice, sustainable development, and the rule of law and accountability met by stronger systems of democratic governance.