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    The United Nations Development Programme is the United Nations’ global development network. Headquartered in New York City, UNDP advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life.

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    UNDP Resident Representative – Talent Pool

    UNDP have an ongoing call for applications for the role of Resident Representative (RR). The (RR) is the accredited senior UNDP official in the programme country who represents, leads, and is accountable for, harnessing and directing the full potential of UNDP’s global capabilities, and those of its associated funds and programmes, in support of national development strategies and collaborative partnerships.

    Are you eligible to apply?

    Required Skills and Experience:

    • Education: Master’s degree in social policy, public policy, politics, economics, development studies or a related area.
    • Experience: At least 10-15 years (depending on the grade) of substantive experience and results at the international level, in the development of strategies affecting the provision of advisory services, inter-organisation and international cooperation; negotiation of partnerships; and management and leadership of programmes in development-related areas, working with national, regional and international entities. – Required to pass the UNDP RR assessment.
    • Language Requirements: Fluency in English and/or French/Spanish with a working knowledge of the other desirable; knowledge of other official UN languages desirable (depending on the region of assignment).