UNDP Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

UNDP Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

UNDP Ethiopia looking for “Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 20th February, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is a United Nations agency tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development. The UNDP emphasizes developing local capacity towards long-term self-sufficiency and prosperity. Based at United Nations Headquarters in New York City, it is the largest UN development aid agency, with offices in 177 countries. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states.

UNDP Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist Jobs 2024

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 06th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist to be based in Bahir Dar, Mekelle, and Semera, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist
Location Bahir Dar, Mekelle, and Semera, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five (05) Year’s
Application Deadline 20th February, 2024

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Scope of Work and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain up-to-date understanding of the regional policy, legal, regulatory, institutional, financing, and operational issues regarding livelihoods, economic and social recovery.
  • Provide specialist advice on a timely basis to UNDP, Government, and other partners on crisis management and recovery efforts towards businesses and IDPs.
  • Provide overall support and facilitation on entrepreneurship and business development services implemented in the crisis affected regions by creating the right linkage with TVETs and other training institutions.
  • Provide technical advice to UNDP Country Office Team on sustainable solutions for displacement, enhancing UNDP’s thought-leadership in convening and participating in coordination platforms and working groups and other forums.
  • Contribute to studies, surveys and trainings for project and country office staff and other relevant stakeholders/partners in designing crisis response and recovery interventions to promote peace and stabilization interventions targeting small businesses.
  • Support the CO in developing solutions data analysis and policy, through follow up on the JIPs scoping mission and by linking developmental profiling and assessments, data, and policy to better understand facts and experiences of IDPs, host and affected communities and local governments disaggregated by gender and age, in the target regions.
  • Support efforts to strengthen capacity of the Government, including for the RRR offices in northern Ethiopia to boosting livelihoods through utilizing businesses to spur the rehabilitation work.
  • Support the CO leadership in strengthening the development approach to displacement solutions in regional strategies and assessments, in the short, medium, and long terms to address potential and existing protracted displacement (plan and budget).
  • Forge close and practical working relationships with the humanitarian cluster system to ensure that HDP nexus issues are addressed on the ground.
  • Ensures that approaches to gender equality are integrated into all aspects of planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation; and ensure special measures are in place the role of women benefiting and actively participating in the economic and social recovery efforts.
  • Technical support for UNDP engagement with Ministry of Planning and Regional President’s offices to facilitate the integration of IDPs into national and regional development plans and programs.
  • Support efforts to strengthen capacity of the Government, including for the RRR offices in northern Ethiopia to integrate sustainable IDP return and reintegration into the RRR monitoring framework.
  • Provie the required regional support to the CO in project implementation on MSME ecosystem reform and development in restarting business activity at-scale, targeting start-up and survival of MSMEs, with a particular focus on women-owned or managed enterprises.
  • Facilitate business support and restoration of market infrastructure, at a minimum in towns and larger settlements.
  • Support the CO teams in developing solutions programmes with governments/ communities to reinforce local solutions, restore social contract between institutions and citizens/ displaced communities while supporting social cohesion and socio-economic integration.
  • Manage, support, and coordinate timely, transparent, and effective implementation of project interventions under window 3: Economic Revival (enterprises and agriculture, demining) and window 5 Solutions to internal Development.
  • Conduct field level monitoring of progress in activity implementation, challenges and issues that impact the pace and quality of interventions.
  • Identify specific risks that may threaten achievement of intended results. Identify and monitor risk management actions using a risk log. This includes monitoring measures and plans required as stipulated in the peace support programme.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Tittle: Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist
  • Job Identification: 16080
  • Locations: Bahir Dar, Mekelle, and Semera, Ethiopia
  • Posting Date: 05/02/2024, 13:03
  • Apply Before: 20/02/2024, 10:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: UNDP
  • Grade: NPSA-10
  • Vacancy Type: National Personnel Service Agreement
  • Practice Area: Conflict Prevention, Peacebuilding and Responsive Institutions
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Required Languages: English
  • Desired Languages: Local language of the duty station
  • Vacancy Timeline: 2 Weeks

Minimum Requirements:


  • Advanced university degree (master’s degree or equivalent) in social works, political science, development studies, economics or other social sciences or related fields of study is required. A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience ma y be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • Minimum five years (With Master’s) or seven years (With Bachelor’s) progressive experience in implementation and management of multi-donor and multi-sector post-conflict recovery and development programmes/projects focusing on IDPs at national or international levels is required for advanced university degree holders.

Required Language(s):

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement. Fluency in Amharic and any of the local language, if different, is an advantage.

How to Apply UNDP Livelihoods Economic and Social Recovery Specialist 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/16080

The Closing Date: 20th February, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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