UNDP India jobs Recruitment 2021 for Project Assistant in Bhubaneswar

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UNDP India jobs Recruitment 2021 for Project Assistant in Bhubaneswar

Orgganization Name UNDP
Position Project Assistant
Total No of Vacancy
Job Location Bhubaneswar, Odisha
Pay Scale - 51400 / MONTH
Qualification Graduate
Job Last Update On June 15, 2021
Application Ending Date 05/31/2021
Official Website https://www.in.undp.org/

UNDP India jobs Recruitment 2021 for Project Assistant in Bhubaneswar This initiative is designed to minimize negative impacts and risks to environment and to human health in India, by enhancing sustainable Plastic Waste Management practices, through a socio-technical model (segregation/collection/ recycling) while ensuring compliance with regulations, to improve use of resources and in line with Swacch Bharat Mission in India; in this project the waste pickers (Safaii Mitras) will be institutionalized with respective governance mechanisms and attain improved social conditions.

Project’s targets at the end of period are, to better manage an amount more than 85,000 MT/year of plastic waste and to improve socio-economic conditions of 30,000 plus Safaii Mitras. To achieve the project objective and outcomes, the project is structured in 4 components: Component 1: Aims to develop support and implement an economically sustainable model (ESM) for packaging plastic waste management. This component focuses on developing and implementing the model at 50 selected cities in different States.

It also entails support and active involvement of key stakeholders relevant to plastic waste management in urban areas in India for a holistic approach in convergence with the existing mechanisms and resources. This will also include an analysis of present regulatory mechanisms and practices followed, subject to relevance to ‘plastic waste’ in specific and current resources and technologies available as well as for creating an enabling environment, and covering under their umbrella the various kinds of plastic waste, including plastic bottles; Component 2: focuses on design and implementation of Pilots in City Units (Swacchta Kendras) for improved plastic waste management, in the administrative wards of selected 50 cities.

Socio-technical approach is to be applied to combine improved technological development in handling, with the social aspects of waste collection and segregation. This component represents the core development of the project, from its results; projections will be developed towards implementation in the entire country. Component 3 is directed mainly to design, sustain and provide elements to institutionalize Swacchta Kendra in governance bodies and to obtain improved socio-economic conditions for waste pickers.

This is to be achieved by incorporation of the plastic waste management model, and its main stakeholders presence and importance, into urban local bodies at city, state and national levels; by obtaining Safaii Mitras’ activities recognition as a service to society, with the corresponding starting up of their mainstreaming; and by fostering and strengthening self-help groups for Safaii Mitra living improvements of their way of life; Component 4 is aimed to developed a knowledge management, monitoring and communication mechanisms, which will be based in a in-built adoptive feedback system from project results at various stages along the entire duration. Adequate governance mechanisms will be established in order to assure the right development of project and targets fulfilment.

Those candidates who are Only Interested and educationally and another requirement qualification has been fulfilled. This Candidate must apply through the Application details given below, Before applying please verify. the job details from the official website and job notification full details has given below for UNDP India jobs Recruitment 2021 for Project Assistant in Bhubaneswar

Qualification & Eligibility :

Duties and Responsibilities
• Act as a focal point in the allotted city/region for UNDP.  Liaison and network with various stake holders, both government and various nongovernment organizations, recyclers, Safai Saathis and other stakeholders during the execution of the projects in coordination with Implementing Partner (IP) and Enterprise  Partner (EP), commonly referred to as Service Providers (SP). Ensure proper letters are issued for augmenting the collection of plastic waste as per the contract allotted to the service providers.
• Coordinating with Urban Local Body (ULB) Commissioners, Swachh Bharat team, Health Officers, Pollution Control Board officials etc. for center establishment, requisite clearances, facilities such as toilets, power, water etc.
• Getting endorsements from the ULB for the collected quantities on a monthly or quarterly basis.
• Organize capacity building, resource mobilization, build partnership and knowledge management programs and required trainings related to project activities for stakeholders in coordination with service provider, particularly oversight the book-keeping; accounts and having business model approach for sustainable operations.
• Facilitate through  service provider enterprise development by creating self-help groups to empower Safai Saathis through social protection program  and organize various IEC campaigns for the project.
• Carry out monthly reviews with SPs to ensure all activities / tasks / milestones detailed in the contract / agreement with the service provider have been completed and verified with documentary evidence.
• Supervise overall functioning of Swachhta Kendra adhering to all SoPs and operational guidelines. Ensure the required compliances are being adhered for the project.
• Perform periodic activities of Safaii sathi inclusion, training, external linkages to banks, insurances, and allied social protection activities and conduct periodic health camps for them and family in coordination with relevant Government departments;
• Perform frequent checks for safety, health, hygiene, and sanitation practices on the established centres including collection centres across the supply chain
• Support delivery of career guidance and counselling sessions and skill training for second generation of Safai Sathis family.
• Ensure partnerships with all types of bulk waste generators and other waste generators as detailed in the contract / agreement with the service provider
• Travel to the allotted cities for frequent field review (minimum one visit per month)  as required in the project for verification and support to the SPs.
• Submit monthly validation and verification report along with progress for the designated cities.
• Perform any other tasks assigned from time to time by the project management team.
Core Competencies
• Demonstrates integrity and ethical standards;
• Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the organisation
Functional Competencies Knowledge Management and Learning:
• Keeps abreast of new developments in the area of professional discipline and job knowledge and seeks to develop himself/herself professionally.
• Shares knowledge and experience with the team and other stakeholders.
Development and Operational Effectiveness
• Possesses knowledge and understanding of reporting tools and processes as well as of current theories and practices in the area of evaluation and knowledge management.
• Has the required competence to collect reliable, valid and accurate information in an obbjective way.
• Has the ability to work as part of a team.
• Proficiency in MS-Office, especially PowerPoint and Excel; understanding of Management Information System (MIS) would be an asset.
Client Orientation 
• Demonstrates an understanding of client / partner / donor perspective and strives for high quality client-oriented services
• Establishes smooth relationship and enabling environment between stakeholders.
Leadership and Management 
• Is results driven and solution oriented, is able to work under pressure
• Ability to identify problems, propose solutions and take immediate corrective measures
Required Skills and Experience
Essential: Bachelor’s degree in social science, business management, rural management, rural development, environment engineering with waste management or related area.
Desirable: Master’s degree in the related  subject .
A minimum of 2 years of experience with minimum 1 year in waste management, preferably plastic waste management.
Good analytical, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills on the impacts from project.
• IT/computing skills (minimum: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive constructive attitude;
• Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities;
• Ability to prioritize assignments and requirements, and multitask as needed;
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision
• Ability to integrate technology into various aspects of the project for planning, rollout and monitoring
Language Requirements:
• Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Hindi is essential. Regional language specific to the city/cities is also essential.
Remuneration package is INR 51,444/- per month (taxable). UNDP also offers additional benefits which include medical insurance coverage and limited pension reimbursement for contract holder and encourages work life balance to its employees.

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Selection Procedure of UNDP India jobs Recruitment 2021 for Project Assistant in Bhubaneswar:


Bhubaneshwar, India
Education & Work Experience
G-Bachelor’s Level Degree – 2 year(s) experience
English, Hindi
Vacancy Type
Service Contract (SC)
Posting Type
Asia & the Pacific
Contract Duration
One Year (Renewable)
Open to Indian nationals only. UNDP strives to have a workforce which reflects diversity and gender balance, and applies an equal opportunities approach. All selection is on merit. Qualified Women Candidates are Strongly Encouraged to Apply.

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