UNDP Associate Programme Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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UNDP Associate Programme Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNDP Kenya looking for “Associate Programme Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before 29th May, 2024.

The United Nations Development Programme is the global development network of the United Nations. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations and advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves.

The UNDP has published a job vacancy announcement on 21st May, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Associate Programme Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

UNDP Job Vacancy 2024

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of assigned programmes/projects, etc.; monitor and analyze specific aspects of programme/project development and implementation; review relevant documents and reports; identify problems and issues to be addressed and recommend corrective actions; liaise with relevant parties; identify and track follow-up actions.
  • Provide substantive support for policy coordination and evaluation functions, including the review and analysis of emerging issues and trends, participate in evaluations or research activities and studies.
  • Assist in performing consulting assignments, in collaboration with the national counterparts, by planning and facilitating workshops, through other interactive sessions and assisting in developing the action plan that the national counterpart will use to manage the change.
  • Contribute to the preparation of various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analytical notes, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.
  • Provide administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, to include proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposed participants, preparation of background documents and presentations, handling logistics, etc.
  • Undertake outreach activities; participate in the development of training workshops, seminars; participates in and make presentations on assigned topics/activities.
  • Participate in field missions, including provision of substantive and administrative support, data collection.
  • Participate in the recruitment for the programme; draft Terms of Reference, prepare short-lists, prepare written and oral questions; assist in guiding programme personnel towards the achievement of the Programme’s objectives.
  • Coordinate activities related to budget funding (programme/project preparation and submissions, progress reports, financial statements, etc.) and preparation of related documents/reports (pledging, work programme, programme budget, etc.)
  • Ensure that operations, finance management, procurements, logistics, liaison and communication activities assigned to the programme are conducted according to UN-Habitat standards and procedures.
  • Performs other work related duties.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Associate Programme Officer
  • Job Identification: 18331
  • Locations: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posting Date: 21/05/2024, 13:42
  • Apply Before: 29/05/2024, 09:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Agency: HABITAT
  • Grade: SB4
  • Vacancy Type: Service Contract Holders
  • Practice Area: Recovery Solutions and Human Mobility
  • Bureau: Regional Bureau for Arab States
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
  • Required Languages: English
  • Vacancy Timeline: 1 Week

Minimum Requirement:


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) with 2 years of qualifying experience in Programme/Project Management, International Relations, Sociology, Development Studies, Public Administration or a related field.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with four (4) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree


  • A minimum of two (2) years with a master’s degree Or four (4) years with a Bachelors of progressively responsible experience in project or programme coordination, administration or related area, is required.
  • Work experience supporting project implementation in countries within the Horn and East of Africa including design, implementation, monitoring and reporting is required.
  • Working experience with UN system or similar International Organization is desirable.
  • Working experience in post conflict countries is desirable.
  • Experience in implementing cross-cutting projects at the national or regional levels is desirable.


  • Fluency in English is required.

How to Apply UNDP Associate Programme Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/requisitions/job/18331

The Closing Date: 29th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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