UNDP Technical Specialist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

UNDP Technical Specialist Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. UNDP Zambia looking for “Technical Specialist”. Applicants with A Master’s Degree may apply on or before 01 October 2022.

UNDP Technical Specialist Jobs 2022

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 16 September 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Technical Specialist to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Position Technical Specialist
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum 7 years
Application Deadline 01 October 2022

UNDP Job Vacancy 2022

Scope of Work: The Technical Specialist will provide technical advisory services to the BIOFIN Project Team in the implementation process of BIOFIN Phase 2. The nature of the work entails submission of policy papers, technical papers to the Government of Zambia for the relevant Ministries approval processes and final acceptance for implementation by Government.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of the Green Bond Guidelines in consultation with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC);
  • Finalize the green bond taxonomy and green bond guide;
  • Provide technical assistance in the internal approvals of the Green Bond Guidelines and listing rules by the Committees and Boards of SEC and LuSE;
  • Provide technical assistance and organize 1 international and national outreach event;
  • Provide technical assistance and organize 2 dissemination workshops;
  • Develop a sensitization /outreach plan and undertake a sensitization programme within the private and financial sector;
  • Development of TORS for the recruitment of a consultant to provide TA support to the Green Finance Mainstreaming Working Group, including the Securities and Exchange Commission as well as develop the green bond Sectoral Taxonomy and green bond guide for Zambia;
  • Development of TORs for the recruitment of a consultant to develop on green bonds market development as well as development of a green bond Sectoral Taxonomy for Zambia;
  • Supervise and review documents from the consultants and provide technical assistance to finalization of the documents


  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Finance, Economics or closely related fields.


  • Minimum 7 years of experience in management or public finance, preferably at senior level in government;
  • Strong analytical, writing and communication skills;
  • Ability to prepare publications, reports and presentations;
  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Strong motivation and ability to work and deliver under short deadlines;
  • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback;
  • Able to work independently with little or no supervision;
  • Experience in dealing with international and national experts and institutions;
  • Evident exposure to environmental issues or biodiversity;
  • Sound understanding of key software packages (MS Office);
  • Previous experience or involvement in the BIOFIN Initiative preferable;
  • A self-starter with strong internal motivation, able to set up systems and procedures in a ‘start up’ environment;
  • Commercially astute: A high degree of business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit and willing to grow the loan guarantee activities;
  • Flexibility: readily adapts to change, new products, systems, methods, and products;
  • Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines per business demands, and ability to change work schedule to accommodate competing priorities.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Job Identification: 5899
  • Grade: NB5
  • Practice Area: Nature, Climate and Energy
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Required Language: Fluency in English
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNDP Technical Specialist Jobs 2022

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The Closing Date: 01 October 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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