UNDP Zambia Resident Coordinator Annual Report 2011.
The Zambia Country Office is headed by Ms. Kanni Wignaraja.
The UN system in Zambia supports development operations in the country through the activities of UN system agencies represented on the ground. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.
UNDP Communications and Advocacy Unit (CAU)implement the corporate communications strategy, as well as provide inputs to the design, management and implementation of the Country Office communications and publication strategies, which are geared to influence the development agenda, promote public and media outreach and mobilize political and financial support for UNDP.
The Intern will work under the direct supervision of the Communications Officer and the overall supervision of the Country Director.
UNDP-GEF designed a set of 10 country-led projects that focus on strengthening climate information and early warning systems (CI/EWS) for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change. The countries receiving support include Benin, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Sao Tome and Principe, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia. As part of the implementation phase the project in Zambia is looking for a Project Manager to supervise and oversee the project activities and deliver the objective, outcomes and outputs of the project.
Under the overall guidance of the Project Manager (PM), the Financial/Administrative Officer ensures effective delivery of the project’s outputs by efficiently managing the administrative aspects of project implementation consistent with the objectives of the project and its annual work plans and budgets, ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Driver provides reliable and safe driving services ensuring high accuracy of work. The Project Driver demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
The Project Driver provides driving services to the project personnel in the Zambia Meteorological Department, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.
UNV Programme Assistant is assigned to the UNDP Country Office to work with his/her supervisor to provide support to UNV activities in the country. The UNV Programme Assistant is responsible for the administrative requirements related to the UNV inputs/assignments.