UNDP Announces Jobs: Requirement and How to Apply

UNDP Announces Jobs: Requirement and How to Apply

UNDP Announces Jobs: Requirement and How to Apply

UNDP Announces Jobs: Requirement and How to Apply

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network. Headquartered in New York City, UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It provides expert advice, training, and grants support to developing countries,

Required Skills and Experience

Minimum Qualifications of the Successful NPSA Min. Academic Education

  •  Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming, Applications/Software Development, Information Systems, or related field.
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in with 2 years of professional experience can be taken into consideration in lieu of Master’s degree.

Min. years of relevant Work experience

  •  2 years (with bachelor’s degree) of relevant professional experience in the field of information technology and/or database management.

Required skills and competencies

  •  Demonstrated experience in PHP, MySQL in database and application design/development.
  •  Demonstrated experience in designing, theming and deploying Drupal based websites.
  •  Demonstrated experience in UNIX based servers is required
  •  Demonstrated experience with JavaScript library like REACT is required.
  •  Experience in problem solving and the ability to identify solution-based outcomes is required.
  •  Ability to adapts solutions so they are fit for purpose in each context, meeting the needs of end users.

Desired additional skills and competencies

  •  Experience working in an international organization is a comparative advantage.
  •  Experience managing Linux based servers
  •  Experience theming and deploying in Drupal 8 and above using twigs
  •  Experience working with cloud computing and implementing Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) using Azure.
  •  Experience implementing IT projects using waterfall or agile methodologies

Required Language(s) (at working level)

  •  Proficiency in written and spoken English is required.

Professional Certificates

  •  Certification in project management is an asset
  •  Certificates in cyber security or related courses is an asset

Policy Specialist, RoLSHR (Community Security)


Core Achieve Results:

  •  Set and align challenging, achievable objectives for multiple projects, have lasting impact.

Think Innovatively:

  •  Proactively mitigate potential risks, develop new ideas to solve complex problems.

Learn Continuously

  •  Create and act on opportunities to expand horizons, diversify experiences.

Adapt with Agility:

  •  Proactively initiate and champion change, manage multiple competing demands.
  • Act with Determination: Think beyond immediate task/barriers and take action to achieve greater results.

Engage and Partner:

  •  Political savvy, navigate complex landscape, champion inter-agency collaboration.

Enable Diversity and Inclusion:

  •  Appreciate benefits of diverse workforce and champion inclusivity.
  • Cross-Functional & Technical Competencies

Business Direction and Strategy – Strategic Thinking:

  •  Ability to develop effective strategies and prioritized plans in line with UNDP’s objectives, based on the systemic analysis of challenges, potential risks and opportunities;
  •  Linking the vision to reality on the ground, and creating tangible solutions;
  •  Ability to leverage learning from a variety of sources to anticipate and respond to future trends;
  •  To demonstrate foresight in order to model what future developments and possible ways forward look like for UNDP.

Required Skills and Experience


  •  Advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in development economics, business administration, social sciences or related disciplines.


  •  A minimum of 7 years of professional work experience providing policy advice and programme support in the area of community security in different development contexts.
  •  At least 3 years of experience working in developing country settings is required.
  •  Experience in crisis contexts is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  •  Fluency in English, both written and oral;
  •  Fluency in another UN language is an asset.



How to apply

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