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Fund Analyst


  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Home-based
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2021-05-12

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Personal CV or P11, indicating all past positions held and their main underlying functions, their durations (month/year), the qualifications, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate, and at least three (3) the most recent professional references of previous supervisors. References may also include peers.

A cover letter (maximum length: 1 page) indicating why the candidate considers him-/herself to be suitable for the position.

Office/Unit/Project Description?

The Multi-Partner Trust Fund Office (MPTF Office) provides dedicated fund administration services when UNDP is appointed by the UN System to serve as the Administrative Agent (AA) for Multi-Donor Trust Funds (MDTFs) and Joint Programmes (JPs) using the pass-through modality. The Office provides focused support and service to UN Country Teams (UNCTs), national governments and donors in administering Trust Funds established for humanitarian, transition, reconstruction and development programmes and implemented by more than 40 UN system organisations.

The MPTF Office’s current portfolio is over $14 billion in total (> 750 million/year) and includes over 100 pooled financing mechanisms (country-level and global MDTFs, Joint Programmes (JPs) and National Funds), established for humanitarian, transition, development and climate change activities.

Institutional Arrangement

The Fund Analyst will report to the Portfolio Manager responsible for the Fund cluster.

Duties and Responsibilities

Scope of Work

Under the direct guidance and direction of a Portfolio Manager of the MPTF Office, the Fund Analyst responsibilities will include the following main functions:

Fund Review/Assessment

  • Review fund and project pages on Gateway making sure all relevant ProDocs, annual reports and other documents are posted in the standard MPTF secured format (# of documents posted on Gateway, # of new project page populated);
  • Review the organization and classification of documents, correspondences, and records on SharePoint, to ensure fund and project information is organized and readily available for audit trail and reference. (# of documents posted Sharepoint);
  • Assist in the roll out and management of Gateway 2.0 for complex/strategic Funds (# of project roll out – to be discussed if there is no duplication there);

Operational procedure review

  • Review Fund Transfers Request and project budget format (document verification, budget review) – (# of project verified);
  • Contribute to the improvement of business procedures, processes and collect and perform basic analysis of data for fund management purposes (delivery, project closure status etc) (# of Status reports produced);
  • Track the timely receipt of narrative and financial reports from Participating Organizations. (# of narrative reports received, verify and uploaded);

Fund Formulation

  • Support the design and develpment of a new fund models;
  • Support the translation of the new fund objectives and theories of change into a concept note or a Fund Terms of Regerence with a fund architecture, and governance structures;
  • Analyze financial viabilty and landscape.?


Leadership: Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others.

  • Actively shares knowledge

Communication and relationship management: Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis

  • Communicates ideas and positions with command and confidence
  • Finds common ground to solve problems

Innovation: Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully

  • Contributes to prototyping, piloting, and evaluating lessons / feedback

People Management: Models independent thinking and action

  • Demonstrates behaviors of teamwork, collaboration, knowledge sharing, maintaining relationships

Delivery: Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services.

  • Embraces complex challenges and opportunities for getting work done
  • Ability to embrace challenges with minimal supervision
  • Works to develop organizational awareness of UNDP’s approach to client service delivery and integrity and accountability

Technical Abilties: Apply and Adapt

  • Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

UN System

In-depth and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the UN system and the mandates of constituent agencies, including with UN corporate standards and language requirements.

Required Skills and Experience

Min. Academic Education

Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Public Administration, International Relations and/or other relevant field or Bachelor's degree with additional 2 (two) years of experience.

Min. years of relevant Work experience

Up to two years of relevant experience in financing mechanisms or financing administration at the national or internaltional level with a Masters degree or at least 2 years of experience with Bachelo's Degree

Desired additional skills and competencies

  • Experience in UM Multi Partner initiatives, trust funds or sustainable development inegrated models.
  • Experience working with or in a UN Agency
  • Knowledge of and/or previous expereince working on blended finance models

Required Language(s) (at working level)

A strong command of English, is essential.

Knowledge of other UN official languages will be considered an asset.

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