UNDP Volunteer Project Associate in Bosnia 2021

24 March 2021

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and the Assistant Director at BiH Directorate for Economic Planning, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in mainstreaming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into strategic and implementation documents in BiH;
  • Support coordination and participation of local governments and socio-economic stakeholders in SDG-based planning processes at the BiH level;
  • Provide support to BiH institutions in designing implementation documents and in monitoring and reporting processes;
  • Assist in conducting analyses of sustainable development trends in BiH and support preparation of projections;
  • Support monitoring and evaluation of sustainable development policies in BiH;
  • Assist in preparation and delivery of training programmes and other capacity development interventions related to the SDGs to policy makers and civil servants;
  • Support the work of the SDGs Council;
  • Support effective functioning of relevant practitioners' network;
  • Support exchange of knowledge and practices among stakeholders in implementation of the SDGs;
  • Perform other duties as required.
 Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • University Degree in Economics, advanced university degree is an advantage.
 24 Months

At least 2 years of relevant experience (paid or voluntary) providing support in implementing projects and/or development policies;

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Bosnian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Croatian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Serbian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Development programme/project administration
  • Experience in working with different stakeholders, such as government institutions, civil society organizations, etc.;
  • Understanding of the overall political, administrative and institutional set-up in BiH;
  • Basic understanding of strategic planning and project cycle management;
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office software package (MS Word, Excel, Spreadsheet, Internet etc.) and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management system;
  • Demonstrated experience working in complex environments;
  • Familiarity with UN system and UNDP rules and procedures is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and writing,
  • Knowledge and experience in volunteering, and willingness to learn about volunteering.

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Working in Teams


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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Bosnia and Herzegovina and legal residents in Bosnia and Herzegovina with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 24-03-2021

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