Background and Organizational Context
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network whose focus is to help countries build and share solutions to the challenges of sustainable development as informed by the 2030 sustainable development agenda. The overall focus for UNDP Tanzania is to support the Government of Tanzania to improve the lives of the people through strategic programmatic areas of Inclusive Democratic Governance, Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Livelihoods and Environment Sustainability, Climate Change and Resilience.
UNDP and the European Union have recently signed a Contribution Agreement to support the Government of Tanzania through the Ministry of Energy (MOE) and collaborating partners to achieve the overall objective of ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all in Tanzania. The project will fast-track implementation of key Energy Efficiency actions and prepare a comprehensive Energy Efficiency Action Plan (EEAP), which will be integrated with the Tanzania Energy Efficiency Strategy (TEES) in support of the National Energy Policy and strategic goals set by the Tanzania National Development Vision 2025. In addition to EEAP, other key actions under this project are included.
(i) Development of Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS) and Labelling,
(ii) Development and implementation of a framework for energy performance certification in large buildings,
(iii) Enhancement of Energy Consumption Data of Large Energy Consumers,
(iv) Development and implementation of a framework for the management of large energy consumers,
(v) Development of professional qualifications and skills in Energy Management and Audit,
(vi) Creation of Energy Efficiency Awareness of the Public
(vii) Strengthening of coordination on EEAP implementation.
The project is expected to help the country in strengthening Legal, Regulatory, Institutional frameworks, and administrative actions to support the implementation and introduction of Energy Efficiency actions; help large energy consumers and general users to identify and implement quantifiable investments in Energy Efficiency; help in capacity and skills development, jobs creation and increase employability in the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy services and technology sector, particularly for women and youth; and increase public awareness, access to information, stakeholder dialogue and visibility of financial, economic, and societal benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Project implementation is led by UNDP in accordance with UNDP’s rules and regulations and provisions of the general conditions to the EU-UNDP contribution Agreement. UNDP will spearhead the implementation of all aspects of operational management, coordination with other initiatives and procurement of services and supplies in collaboration with a Project Coordination Unit (PCU) at the Ministry of Energy (MoE).
In the above context, UNDP wishes to engage the services of Logistics and Administrative Associate who will assume the responsibility and accountability of coordinating all operation related roles to include logistics, administrative, procurement and activities including undertaking basic financial management to ensure effective utilization of resources and facilities towards the attainment of set objectives on the project related to the implementation of the Tanzania Energy Efficiency Action Plan.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Management, focusing on achievement of the following results:
2. General administrative, focusing on achievement of the following results:
3. Logistics management, focusing on achievement of the following results:
4. Travel and event management and organization, focusing on achievement of the following results:
5. Capacity building and mentoring, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Cross-Functional & Technical competencies
Required Skills and Experience
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The deadline for submitting the application is 01 June 2022.
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