UNDP Project Manager Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNDP Project Manager Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Ethiopia looking for ” Project Manager”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 12th February, 2024.

UNDP first signed its agreement of cooperation with Ethiopia back in February 1981. Since then, UNDP has focused on providing Ethiopia with strategic support to build the capacity of national institutions to enhance the country’s development results. Moreover, UNDP’s interventions prioritise long-term development impacts to build a resilient nation by informing policies, as well as implementing activities at the community level.

UNDP Project Manager Jobs 2024

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 26th January, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Project Manager to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position Project Manager
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 12th February, 2024

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides substantive leadership, supervision and guidance to AFSIT;
  • Programme/Unit in development and implementation of policy, programming, research/advocacy to Country Offices (COs), regional platforms, Africa Union Commission AUC-PAPs and the Regional Service Center for Africa (RSCA);
  • Explores and identifies new methods and approaches to tackle development challenges in relation to disruptive political transitions and UCGs and collaborates with relevant stakeholders (incl. UNDP COs) to turn these into options for addressing policy/programming and operational issues;
  • Ensures integrated and multidisciplinary support by working closely with other thematic clusters in the RSCA and Platforms and relevant UN Agencies;
  • Leads the coordination, planning, documentation, monitoring and implementation processes relating to management of partnerships with regional organizations, other UN Partners and development partners.
  • In cooperation with AUC-PAPs & UNDP RSCA, develops and fosters south-south and triangular development cooperation.
  • Supervises the Programme/Unit staff, provides coaching to staff and effective leadership, including remote office management;
  • Ensures timely and adequate reporting against plans, including timely and articulate progress reports;
  • Identifies and manages risks to the ongoing operations of AFSIT;
  • Ensures the integrity of financial and administrative operations in the Project area through financial oversight;
  • Ensures rigorous and consistent application of AU & UNDP rules and regulations and establishing the implementation of clear accountability mechanisms;
  • Participates in internal control mechanisms for adherence to AU & UNDP rules and regulations in contracts, assets, procurement, recruitment, etc., as required;
  • Manages day to day administrative matters for AFSIT with support from administrative staff and the performance of consultants and specialist advisers;
  • Facilitates the environment for and drive the effort to mobilize financial resources to support AFSIT and ensure effective utilization of policy advisors and expertise;
  • Ensures sufficient resource mobilization for AFSIT and is responsible for reaching the annual resource mobilization targets. Specific emphasis will be required to nurture the relationship with key donors.
  • Provides effective direction to and empower members of the AFSIT team;
  • Ensures that the AFSIT team have sufficient, appropriate and provided in a timely manner working tools for the areas of intervention;
  • Manages AFSIT in compliance with AU a& UNDP human resources policy and strategies ensuring optimal staffing;
  • Supports learning and development of AFSIT team staff under his/her supervision;
  • Supports identification of skills required for programming and works with the relevant rosters (e.g. Crisis Roster) and RBA to ensure that AFSIT has the operational capacity to achieve set objectives (i.e. through development of additional profiles for consultant rosters, capacity building/training opportunities, etc.).

Position in Organization:

  • Project Manager
  • Job Identification: 15876
  • Locations: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 26/01/2024, 01:45
  • Apply Before: 12/02/2024, 10:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade: P5
  • Vacancy Type: Temporary
  • Practice Area: SDG Integration
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
  • Contract Duration: 364 days
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree (master’s or equivalent) in Law, public administration, economics, business administration, social sciences or related disciplines OR
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in combination with an additional two years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of 10 years (with Master’s degree) or 12 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of relevant years of professional and relevant work experience leading teams, providing policy advice and pioneering development approaches in relevant areas at the international level including governance & peacebuilding, area-based development, private sector engagement and other relevant areas is required;
  • Experience in Humanitarian, Development and Peace settings is required.
  • Proven experience in project management with a background in implementation of multi donor agreements is required.


  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Working knowledge of another UN language(French) will be an asset.

How to Apply UNDP Project Manager Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/15876

The Closing Date: 12th February 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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