Job Identification 10335
Locations Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Posting Date 05/01/2023, 09:05 AM
Apply Before 05/15/2023, 05:59 PM
Job Schedule Full time
Vacancy Type National Personnel Service Agreement
Practice Area Governance
Bureau Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific
Contract Duration 9 months
Education & Work Experience Master's Degree
Other Criteria Bachelor's Degree with 2 years of experience
Required Languages English and Mongolian
Vacancy Timeline 2 Weeks
Mobility required/no mobility no mobility required
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The project implementation unit is comprised of 5 staff including the Project manager, Admin & Finance officer (AFO), Monitoring & Evaluation officer (M&E), Communication officer, and Chief technical advisor as a full-time Sustainable Development Economist. Under the project implementing unit (PIU), a team of experts in line with components A, B, C, and D is located to ensure and coordinate the effective implementation of planned interventions per each component.
With this organizational chart, the employment part sets out 3 key members consisting of (1) a team leader and (1) employment, and (1) a TVET expert who will be responsible for common and specific areas in employment outcomes/outputs and relevant activities.
Rationale/background and the objectives of the project: The project is EU-funded “SDG-Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia” project which aims to support increased employment and the promotion of decent work in Mongolia. The Project plans to achieve its goal by conjoining two main streams of activities:
The Project is managed by UNDP in partnership with FAO and ILO and had the following four components below illustrated:
The main partners of the project are the Ministry of Finance (MOF), Ministry of Labour and Social Protection (MLSP), Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry (MOFALI), Ministry of Economy and Development (MED), Ministry of Education and Science (MOES), National Audit Office (NAO), Mongolian parliament, as well as Mongolian Employers’ Federation, Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions, industry representatives and civil society organizations.
The project will implement for 42 months till March 2024. This technical assistance project is being implemented as a complement to the EU Direct Budget Support to Mongolia.
The expected service shall focus on component C: Employment Promotion and boosting Employability. The components have four main areas/outcomes as follows:
The main functions of this service are 1) to implement the process of strengthening employment policies and programs, based on regular, results-based analysis of relevant policies, strategies, and changing context of the country and 2) to promote engagement of multiple stakeholders, including government, private sector, training institutions, trade unions, employers and industry associations to scale up successful initiatives and employment generation programs which meet demands of future work under regular budgets.
The Employment Officer will directly report to the team leader for their routine work and performances. In terms of specific technical areas or if required, he or she will report directly to the project manager for accelerating the work progress and its achievements.
Support and implement the employment promotion planning, and monitoring to produce decision-making evidence for necessary actions and adjustments to the project activities under component C Employment Promotion:
Ensures the implementation of activities/outputs/outcomes engaging multiple stakeholders for ensuring ownership of national and local partners for further sustainability of employment promotion initiatives
Cross-Functional & Technical competencies:
Business Management: Ability to build and maintain partnerships with wide networks of stakeholders, Governments, civil society and private sector partners, experts, and others in line with UNDP strategy and policies
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