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UNDP Recruitment 2017 Apply Online for 30 Consultant Jobs

UNDP Recruitment 2017: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is urgently in need of positive attitude Indians who had gained professional experience in the field of Community Mobilisation, to operationalise a housing scheme. Also this employment news will be useful only for candidates who are well versed in writing and speaking of English & Odia languages. Openings are about 30 but the employment is not permanent i.e. minimum 1 year. This UNDP recruitment 2017 seems to be an excellent chance for residents of state, as this is a Odisha Government project and working stations are any of the 30 districts (in state). If readers wish to know further details about project/ eligibility, go through the below section.

Organisation United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Designation Individual Consultant
No. of Vacancies 30 Last Date 15-01-2017
Education Degree
Job Nature Contract
Job Location Odisha

UNDP Recruitment 2017

The primary objective of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is to reduce poverty and to reduce inequalities & exclusion. It also helps countries to develop policies, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities etc. Now Government of Odisha has joined hands with UNDP to avail technical support for building rural houses for people of state in a jet speed, under a project to the Department of Panchayati Raj. This reflects as a basement for building permanent residential buildings for people below poverty line by 2019, under various housing schemes of state government.

For its successful implementation, UNDP requires manpower to carryout multitask duties of Individual Consultant (District Project Officer) posts which are supporting nodal agency in preparation of work plans, ensuring regular updation of data on AWAS portal, helping technical team in training works, etc. as per guidance received from superior Officers. Now for this selection, applications are in progress. As per the details submitted by appliers and after a short interview enrollment shall be done in the order of merit. If the funds for this project is extended and if the workload seems to be large, then appointees may be asked to continue after 1 year also (on the basis of mutual consent) till UNDP needs are satisfied.

Vacancy Details in UNDP

No. Name of Post No. of Openings Salary
1. Individual Consultant (District Project Officer) 30 Rs.240000/-


Educational Qualification: Individuals who are graduated to work as an Individual Consultant in UNDP can apply. This educational qualification certificate must be obtained from recognised university/ institution only.

  • For Individual Consultant post: Degree in Social Sciences/ Rural Development or allied fields.

Appliers are also expected to have other key competent skills like planning, good communication, management, etc.

Degree Jobs | B.Sc Jobs

Work Experience: Professional working knowledge in the area of Community Mobilisation, community level project management is compulsory to join as Individual Consultant under UNDP’s project.

  • Essential years of experience: 3 years


Selection Procedure: The applications submitted by deserving personnel’s will be evaluated and the recruitment team will fix 30% marks for Educational Qualification, 50% for relevant field experience and remaining 20% marks will be given based on seeing the suitability for post.

For doing this mode of selection, initially undesirable candidates will be rejected and remaining shortlisted aspirants shall be called for interview. Based on decision of recruiting organisation, interview will be done through telephonic way (or) over skype (or) face-to-face.

Among the total 100% marks, leading contestants will get a chance to serve under UNDP as an Individual Consultant in contract basis.

  • Initial Shortlisting (Eligibility assessment)
  • Personal Interview

Emoluments Offered: Designees will have to submit the monthly progress report certified by reporting Officer and for their hardwork & service as per prevailing rules of government consolidated payments will be given to them. Salary tabulated above is the annual consultancy fee fixed for Individual Consultant designation. Leave and other admissible perks would also be given.

How to Apply for UNDP Recruitment 2017

By keeping updated Curriculum Vitae, valid email address, requisite certificates, etc. in hand, enthusiastic & eligible aspirants can fill and submit their applications for Individual Consultant post, through online mode. The steps to be followed are,

  • Open the website page “jobs.undp.org”.
  • After reading all details, press the “Apply Now” button.
  • As per instructions given, fill the online application.
  • Then verify the entered information and hit “Submit Application” tab.
  • On next page, a link will be given for uploading the resume.

For any sort of technical problems in filling of application, candidates can contact the email address: jobs.help@undp.org.

Official Notification undp.org

Important Date

  • Applying link will be enabled only upto – 15th Jan 2017

Latest Odisha Govt Jobs

Note: The career vacancies that are existing under a housing scheme of Odisha Government are detailed on above paragraphs. For more information, read the linked notification.

Updated: 10th January 2017 — 2:22 pm

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