MgtWell/UNDP Paktika, Paktika
Dec 28, 2017Full time
Job Description: The specialist will work under the technical guidance and supervision of subnational governance component of UNDP Local Governance Project – Afghanistan (LoGo) and responsible for providing technical assistance to LoGo counterparts and NTA embedded in PGO/PC, Municipality and CSO in Paktika province. Key functions and results include as below: 1.Provides technical guidance and assistance: Provide technical guidance and support to provincial entities (PGO, DGO, Provincial Development Committee members and secretariat, Moustafiats, provincial sectoral departments) in the provincial planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of local service delivery. Guide and support the development of quality provincial planning in participatory and gender-responsive approaches Provide technical support to implement and roll out SNG policy and NPP- local governance in LoGo provinces Assist in enhancing strategic communication and outreach capacity of SNG bodies to ensure greater public perceptions and government awareness of SNG policies, NPP and related legislation Develop and strengthen participatory mechanisms in selected districts and provinces including women’s involvement feeding into the provincial planning process Build and foster partnerships between various sub-national state institutions including CSOs for effective and participatory planning Design and conduct trainings on provincial planning, budgeting and monitoring for provinces and NTAs Assist in enhancing the capacity or provincial entities and stakeholders in provincial plan development, implementation and monitoring in LoGo provinces Engage women, youth and civil society in provincial planning, budgeting and monitoring and strengthen their role in planning and delivery of basic services; Design and conduct trainings on outreach planning for PCs and support the formulation and implementation of outreach strategies Provide assistance to implement PC accountability measures, with a focus on women’s increased participation in provincial planning and budgeting Provide support to the implementation of gender disaggregated data in LoGo provinces Assist in providing advice and support on clearly defining provincial council’s role in planning and budgeting and oversight the local service delivery Facilitated and supervise implementation of CSOs activity in coordination with other components and government counterparts in LoGo provinces Provide technical guidance and support to municipality and NTAs in preparation, implementation and monitoring and evaluation of plans and strategies for capacity development, revenue enhancement, outreach, participatory, accountable and customer-oriented service delivery and governance initiatives Develop training package and conduct trainings and workshops on participatory planning, revenue management, budgeting, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation Develop guideline, training packages and analytical reports in relation to municipal governance Review, verify and finalize specialist products (reports, plans, success stories, revenue profiles, M&E frameworks, …) for wider circulation 2.Coordinate oversee, monitor and report the implementation of LoGo in provinces: Coordinate oversee and monitor of implementation of monthly plan in specific area of assignment in the provinces Coordinate and oversee the work of NTAs in provinces Collect data, review and report the progress of provincial planning, budgeting, monitoring and provincial outreach in the provinces. Conduct regular visit to LoGo counterpart in the provinces/district and follow up the progress on LoGo targets and results Ensure and strengthen coordination and cooperation between LoGo and provincial/district counterparts Develop and submit monthly progress report against LoGo target and result in the provinces. Facilitate visits/mission/ meetings of LoGo with provincial and other related counterparts including CSO 3.Facilitates knowledge building and management Design and organize information/ experiences sharing and exposure visits for provincial and other related stakeholders Support and create networks/forums of Provincial authorities for advocacy and awareness of local governance. Assist in developing, publishing or disseminating knowledge products (case studies, compilation of best practices and lessons learned) Under guidance of the LoGo, conduct studies and share best practices on sub-national governance Promote teamwork, information sharing and collaboration within the sub-national governance arena of the project. Provide learning opportunities for the and NTAs in local planning, budgeting, monitoring and public outreach and other related local governance area. On a monthly basis, LoGo prepares and sends out a plan for implementation which defines specific deliverables/targets for the municipal specialist for the specific month. Performance of the incumbent will be monitored and evaluated against the monthly plan.