|Location :||Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC|
|Application Deadline :||12-Apr-11|
|Type of Contract :||FTA International|
|Post Level :||P-2|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Please note that this is Development Project Funded (DPF) post. |
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Human Development Advisor, the Policy Analyst contributes to expertise building in the area of social inclusion and poverty reduction in the countries of Central and South Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), with particular strength in the area of human development, EU social inclusion policies, social economy and disability issues. The Programme Analyst analyzes political, social and economic trends and leads formulation, management and evaluation of programme activities within his/her portfolio, provides policy advice services.
The Policy Analyst works in close collaboration with poverty reduction, governance, and other specialists based in Bratislava, as well as in New York and in UNDP country offices ensuring successful UNDP programme implementation.
The post is located within the MDGs, Human Development (HD) and Poverty Monitoring sub-practice of the poverty reduction and economic development practice. Together with similar teams in the areas of private sector development and civic engagement, the sub-practice is responsible for providing technical support to UNDP Country Offices in the Europe and CIS region, implementing regional programmes and promoting and developing communities of practice (CoP).
Duties and Responsibilities
|The Policy Analyst works on the development of methodologies and initiatives on social inclusion and social economy with specific focus on disability issues for UNDP Country Offices and partners, and contributes to providing policy advisory services by BRC, technical guidance and socio-economic analyses. |
Work as a direct support to UNDP projects at the regional and country level, on mainly social and economic issues and methodology, with a special emphasis on developing and applying vulnerable groups’ perspectives.
Support regional and country level initiatives in promoting the human development concept, its understanding and mainstreaming in development policies in the region.
Summary of key functions:
Country Office Support. Supporting programming and other activities in UNDP country offices that pertain to the linkage of poverty reduction, and/or social inclusion/vulnerable groups:
Knowledge Management – social inclusion, human development and vulnerable groups:
Regional social inclusion and poverty reduction programming:
Development and Operational effectiveness
Excellent analytical and writing skills;
Knowledge Management and Learning
Management and Leadership
Required Skills and Experience
| Education |
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.