Junior Project Specialist of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs
Mission and objectives
The Czech Republic and UNDP are long-standing partners with cooperation dating back to the late 1990s and taking a mature institutionalized form of the Czech UNDP Trust Fund since 2003. Since 2004, the Czech-UNDP Trust Fund implemented over 200 technical assistance initiatives in 17 ECIS countries. The total project budget was US$10,000,000. The project was completed in 2018. The new phase of cooperation under the title “the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs” was launched in 2018. Since 2004, the Czech government and the UNDP in Europe and Central Asia have cooperated to bring best practices and comparative knowledge to countries throughout the region. In 2018, the UNDP and the Czech Republic entered the next stage of collaboration – the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs. Organizational Context & Project Description: The main goal of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs is to bring Czech expertise and innovative solutions for SDGs to partner countries. Since 2020, another 3 partner countries (Zambia, Ethiopia and Cambodia) have been added alongside with Moldova, Georgia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs thematic priorities have been aligned with UNDP COs priorities to enable further synergies between project initiatives and COs ongoing or planned projects. Three components of the program include: Expertise on Demand (according to the local demand, the Czech expertise is implemented in the priority countries) Challenge Fund -the Czech Solution for SDGs (Innovative solutions for the priority countries are supported) Knowledge management
Under the overall supervision of the Team Leader of the UNDP IRH Partnership Team and under the direct guidance of the Senior Specialist of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks: Support of implementation of the Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs project according to Project document; Support in preparation, administration and evaluation of the Challenge Fund call for proposals including communication with innovators); Responsibility for visibility and communication of Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs project including visibility and communication strategy; Administration of project website and social media; Preparation of articles and other communication material; Inputs for reporting, including donor reporting, evaluations; Responsibility for Czech-UNDP Partnership for SDGs knowledge management (collecting sorting and analysing project data); Contribute to the organization and coordination of meetings; Integrates volunteerism and increases the number of UN Volunteer assignments within the Czech-UNDP Partnership in the region; Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.