Project Coordinator vacancy in UNDP at Varanasi Oct 2010

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
55 Lodi Estate , New Delhi-110001

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Project Coordinator
Reference: UNDP/SC/2010/81
Contract Modality: Service Contract
Last Date: 10-11-2010
Date Posted: 23-10-2010
Location: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Duration: One Year Initially
Organisation Name: UNDP under the IKEA’s Social Initiative supported project
Address: 55 Lodi Estate, New Delhi-110003
Website Address: http://www.undp.org.in

Job Description: In 2009, UNDP entered into a five year partnership (2009-2013) with IKEA Social Initiative to launch an integrated project on women’s empowerment. Titled, “Strengthening Women’s Social, Economic and Political Empowerment in Jaunpur, Mirzapur and Sant Ravidas Nagar of Uttar Pradesh” the project operates in 500 villages of Jaunpur, Mirzapur and Sant Ravidas Nagar of Uttar Pradesh. With an envisaged outreach of 50,000 rural women, the project builds on social empowerment processes initiated under an earlier IKEA supported project namely Bal Adhikar Pariyojana, implemented by UNICEF between years 2000-2007. UNDP houses this project within a rights based framework with an immediate objective of ensuring that project women secure enhanced income levels and effectively participate and contribute to decision making in domestic and public spheres by 2013. To this end, the project is expected to execute a basket of strategies, primarily including (i) broadening the process of social mobilization to cover 50,000 w

Qualifications: Master degree or equivalent in relevant field – development management, rural development, political economy, public policy, development and business administration from country’s premier institution.
Highest Education: Masters Degree

How to Apply: Apply Online. For online application you require to upload your updated resume. It is advised be ready with your updated resume before proceeding with the online application.
Last Date: 10.11.2010

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