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UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME IN BELARUS
announces vacancy for
in the EC-UNDP Action “Combat the negative effects of the Chernobyl disaster in Belarus”
The purposes of this Action are as follows:
· to support provision of medical care services and monitoring to the most vulnerable categories of Chernobyl-affected population suffering from thyroid pathologies and associated endocrinological diseases through establishment of the international scientific and practical Centre of Thyroid Disease;
· to promote the enhancement of the livelihoods of rural residents in the Chernobyl-affected areas of Belarus through community mobilisation, development of participatory planning and improved social delivery, as well as through provision of economic development opportunities for the most vulnerable groups of local population.
Qualifications and experience:
- University degree in the sphere directly devoted to sustainable development and/or management, business administration, international relations, political science, etc. Advanced degree is an asset.
- At least 3 years of experience in management of strategy-development, policy-oriented or complex multi-stakeholder projects, including international. Experience with EC-funded projects would be an asset.
- Minimum 5 years of experience with international/donor organizations.
- Experience in the field of mitigating consequences of the Chernobyl catastrophe and/or in related fields is desirable.
- Outstanding organizational skills. Extensive knowledge of management roles and skills.
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, tact, ability for team work, ability to work well under stress and to tight deadlines.
- Experienced user of personal computer.
- Excellent writing and reporting skills.
- Excellent written and spoken Russian, fluency in written and spoken English.
APPOINTMENT AGAINST THIS POST IS STRICTLY ON LOCAL BASIS. UNDP WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM RESIDENTS OF BELARUS.
To find out more about these positions and apply online, please visit the UN Office in Belarus web-site (list of UNDP vacancies): http://un.by/vacancy/undp
Applications must be received no later than 9 February 2009.