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Project Description


Location : Kathmandu and field visits, NEPAL

Application Deadline : 01-May-12

Additional Category Poverty Reduction

Type of Contract : Other

Post Level : Other

Languages Required :


Starting Date :

(date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Jun-2012

Duration of Initial Contract : Till end of 2012. Service contract will be issued annually with possibilities of extension.



The Government of Nepal (GoN) has been implementing Micro-Enterprise Development Programme – Phase III (MEDEP - III) with support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The purpose of MEDEP is to provide support to the Government of Nepal to design policies and take initiatives to expand employment opportunities through Micro-Enterprise Development for Poor, Youths, Women and Socially Excluded Groups in selected districts

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct Supervision of the National Programme Manager, AFA will report to NPM through AFS (NPPP II) and is responsible for:

Supervising records on financial accounts, personnel, procurement and inventory.

Managing administrative work and provide logistic support for smooth implementation of programme.

Preparing and submitting to UNDP office quarterly financial reports and annual inventory report.

Co-ordinating with PMES to prepare annual and quarterly work plans.

Preparing monthly shadow budget for tracking the delivery of the programme.

Arranging Project Executive Board, Procurement and Recruitment Committee meetings and preparing minutes of these meetings.

Arranging and providing logistic support for the conduct of workshop and seminars.

Backstopping, monitoring and providing training to the field based Programme/ Finance/Administrative staffs in the areas of financial and administrative arrangements and reporting.

Conducting frequent field visits for the purpose of monitoring and supervision.

Managing annual audit exercise and taking follow-up actions.

Controlling and supervising including internal audit of the Area Programme Support Offices (APSOs) in financial and administrative management.

Providing technical assistance to BDSPs, D-MEGAs, DDC (MEDF) in financial management.

Update the existing physical assets in APSOs, CBDP, partner organisations, NPSO and manage them properly. Prepare update lists of physical assets and recommend for either right off through PB or co-ordinate with UNDP for auction for all those assets which are either lying unused or out of order or have become outdate (computers) or handing over to partner organisations.

Ensure that MEDEP activities are planned and implemented in a gender sensitive and social inclusive manner and that all implementing partners are sensitized and trained in gender and social inclusion

Supervising and controlling of project vehicles and equipments.

Conducting analysis of project budget allocation and expenditure from a gender and social inclusion perspective under the guidance of the NPM and Gender Focal Point.

Supervising the work of other support staff.

Support other activities as required by the project management.


Corporate Competencies:

Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Treats all people fairly without favoritism

Functional Competencies:

Knowledge Management and Learning

Shares knowledge and experience

Encourages office staff to share knowledge and contribute to UNDP practice areas

Develops substantive knowledge of one or more Practice Areas

Promotes a learning environment in the office

Provides helpful feedback and advice to others in the office

Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more practice areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills

Development and Operational Effectiveness

Ability to perform a variety of specialized a

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