workinafrica National Project Officer (Open to Zambian Nationals Only) UNDP
Industry: Information Technology and Services
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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  • Posted: 23 June 2015

UNDP’s network links and coordinates global and national efforts to reach these Goals.

National Project Officer (Open to Zambian Nationals Only)


It is in that context that a National Project Officer is sought to help the International Trade Centre (ITC) and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) to manage and oversee the project activities and represent both agencies at the country level.


At least Five years of professional experience in financial sector, SME development and advisory services or trade related technical assistance at a senior level; Experience liaising and negotiating with senior management in financial institutions, MSMEs, donor agencies and non-government organizations; A fair knowledge of the building construction industry in Zambia; Working knowledge in more than one location of area of work, particularly in field positions desirable; Extent and relevance of experience in supporting the development and implementation of national policies; Extent and relevance of experience in formulation, implementation and monitoring of projects and relevance of experience managing projects; Ability to plan, organize, implement and report on work and guide the work of others under pressure and tight deadlines; Extent and relevance of knowledge of the preparation of multi-year plans and budgets and meetings; Familiarity with UN administrative, operational and financial procedures would be an asset


The National Project Officer is responsible for the management and coordination of the ITC and UNCTAD components of the Zambia Green Jobs Programme by ensuring consistency with the objectives set out in the steering committee with the Donor for the project implementation and rules and procedures.

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    Zambia - Lusaka

Required Skills

  • Business Development
  • Microsoft Office