UNDP Programme Specialist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

UNDP Programme Specialist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. UNDP Zambia looking for “Programme Specialist”. Applicants with A Bachelor degree may apply on or before 12 July 2022.

UNDP Programme Specialist Jobs 2022

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 04 July 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Specialist to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position Programme Specialist
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor degree
Experience Required 3 years
Application Deadline 12 July 2022

UNDP Job Vacancy 2022

Context: UNDP Zambia is strategically repositioning its country programme implementation based on emerging opportunities and UNDP’s comparative advantages that maximizes partnerships, resource mobilization and impact in keeping with UNDP’s mandate and its current Country Programme Document (CPD) and embarking on the support the Government of Zambia through its 8th National Development Plan (8NDP). In addition, the review of the programme portfolio also showed a pressing need to recalibrate the programme implementation in Zambia through a more integrated vision aligned with the current CPD, the signature solutions of the Strategic Plan and the UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa’s (RBA’s) strategic offer and where UNDP will fully play its integrator role for accelerating the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Zambia. As the development world and UNDP Zambia deliver during the Decade of Action, it is more pressing that UNDP Zambia revisits its approach to programming to ensure both it continues to explore new ways of optimally supporting the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) to achieve the objectives set out in both Agenda 2030 and the 8NDP using a strategic approach to planning resulting in an efficient and effective delivery of the Country Programme to promote sustainable human development. Against this backdrop and building upon the lessons learnt over the past months, UNDP Zambia is strengthening its integrator role enshrined in the United Nations Development System (UNDS) reform through an improved structure with the Ministry of Finance and National Planning – MoFNP. The improved structure centers around the inclusion of a UN Volunteer SDG Specialist that will play a critical role in the Strategy and Policy Unit (SPU), optimizing the CO support to GRZ.

Task description:

Under the direct supervision of the Economic Advisor, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support work on the 8NDP and contribute to tracking progress in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
  • Identify achievements, challenges, gaps and critical factors and make appropriate recommendations with respect to implementation of SDGs;
  • Assist in the stakeholder engagement processes for the Zambia Human Development background papers;
  • Follow up with information and data providers to secure missing information materials and or provide additional analysis;
  • Assist in the production of socio-economic reviews (ad-hoc reports, annual reports, analysis on the budget, etc.);
  • Perform other unit related tasks as assigned.


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Economics, preferably Macroeconomics; Development Studies, Public Policy, Statistics or related field.


  • 3 years of experience in project administration, project management, preferably in the international development and or humanitarian sector. Work experience in administration of donor projects for specific cooperating partners and government counterparts’ interest would be an advantage;
  • Understanding of Zambia’s Vision 2030, National Development Plans (NDPs) processes, and its coordinating structures;
  • Sound knowledge of the Agenda 2030 and the SDGs;
  • Knowledge of the UN and Government technical reporting processes;
  • Familiarity with Zambia’s stakeholder engagement processes, including Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), the private sector and cooperating partners;
  • Excellent analytical, research, and report writing skills.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNDP Programme Specialist Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 12 July 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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