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Project Technical Analyst (Roster) - Department Of Partnerships And Projects


  • Organization: IMO - International Maritime Organization
  • Location: London
  • Grade: P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • External Relations, Partnerships and Resource mobilization
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2022-08-26

Technical advisory support; awareness-raising; and capacity building at global, regional and national levels

  1. Initiate, contribute and coordinate the development of global guidance documents to assist IMO Member States in undertaking project specific activities, where technical support is necessary. Provide expert advice on developing national, regional and global reports and publications in the specific area of the project. Review, edit and contribute to other publications developed or commissioned by the project.
  2. Supervise and contribute to the development of a global studies, research undertaken by IMO, from a technical, subject-matter point of view in relation to specific technical issues of the project.
  3. Liaise within IMO with other Divisions, in relation to project activities, as well as establishing synergies and coherence.
  4. Facilitate the policy dialogue between industry and government representatives and actively support the Project Manager from a technical point of view in this dialogue.
  5. Support the work of the IMO Secretariat in relation to Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), Sub-committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR), and other relevant meetings from a technical point of view.
  6. Prepare or oversee preparation of awareness-raising and information materials, visibility products. Identify language needs and coordinate translation and distribution of awareness-raising materials to Lead Partner Countries (LPCs) and other developing countries.
  7. Draft documents, e.g. background papers, briefing notes, presentations to internal and external partners, speeches, mission reports and inputs for presentations by senior IMO staff on project-related issues for specialist or non specialist audiences.
  8. Chair technical discussions and participate as a speaker in international conferences, exhibitions and outreach activities representing the project and IMO.
  9. Supervise the organization of training workshops, seminars, expert groups, etc and participate and make presentations on assigned topics related to the project.

Stakeholder involvement, partner coordination and knowledge management

  1. Develop and implement a global central knowledge hub on all technical aspects of the project. Develop and oversee the design and content of the data platform, conduct desktop research and establish collaboration agreements with appropriate institutions and specialised initiatives for coordination and content provision.
  2. Facilitate and oversee the creation of national and regional databases in LPCs, providing input and content materials to the National Focal Points and the Regional Coordinating Organizations.
  3. Monitor and identify the needs of the LPCs and, in direct contact with their National Focal Points or other government officers, facilitate project support to those countries to implement the legal, policy and institutional reform process to address technical issues of the project.

Project implementation 

  1. Provide technical expertise in the area of project management, implementation, reporting and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E).
  2. Plan and draft survey initiatives required by the project outputs; design data collection tools; review, analyse and interpret responses, identify problems/issues and propose corrective actions as required to achieve or improve outputs.
  3. Coordinate the development and implementation of project planning and oversee the preparation of related documents/reports (pledge documents, work programmes, project budgets, etc.).
  4. Provide management and financial analyses. Review budget revisions and ensure that all operations, financial administration and procurement activities initiated by or assigned to the Project are conducted according to IMO standards and procedures and in coordination with other Secretariat stakeholders.
  5. Oversee the day-to-day work of administrative project staff, particularly relating to budget monitoring, coordination of workload and logistics for all activities. Provide feedback regarding performance, to develop skills and competencies.
  6. Manage and oversee procurement for the project. Draft tenders for expressions of interest for providing services required by the project, including defining the services, qualifying criteria, requirements, expected deliverables and time frames.  Participate in the analysis and selection of proposals.
  7. Draft terms of reference for contracting experts and consultants and oversee contractual arrangements. Review and edit consultant reports and provide feedback on performance.
  8. Perform other related duties, particularly in the absence of the Project Manager, as required.
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