United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment  2015 – 01 Vacancy – Proposal Writer – 90,908 Salary – Masters Degree

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of Proposal Writer through recruitment notification – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2015. Candidates who have completed Masters Degree can apply for the new recruitment  notification from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Eligible candidates can apply online for the Job Proposal Writer on or before 13/09/2015. Find more information about the vacancy like Age limit, Selection Process, Qualification, Application fee, How to apply etc can be found below.

Company Name : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Vacancy Name : Proposal Writer
Educational Qualification : Any Masters Degree
Total No Of Vacancy : 01 Posts
Salary : Rs-90,908/-pm
Job Location : Nagaland
Last Date To Apply For This Job : 13/09/2015
Address For The Job Vacancy : United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),Kohima, Nagaland, INDIA

Detail Of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Proposal Writer Recruitment:


UNDP has a long partnership with the Government of Nagaland and has supported several state level initiatives related to ecosystem and livelihoods management, governance, health and gender.

Under an ongoing GEF-UNDP supported project, land degradation in shifting cultivation areas are being addressed through participatory land use planning and integrated farm management practices.

UNDP has also supported the preparation of the first state level Human Development Reports and preparation of district HDRs. Currently, second state level HDR is being prepared. UNDP also supports capacity building of state officials on the preparation of the human development report. A UNDP programme focusing on improved access to social protection for HIV affected populations was also implemented in Nagaland. UNDP also supported a study which aimed to improve women’s participation in governance and empowering them to deal with gender based violence.

The Government of Nagaland is interested in engaging a person on a short-term basis to prepare a full proposal to access schemes, projects and programmes of different donors, including government and external agencies. The purpose of this assignment is to prepare conceptual proposal reports and detailed project reports with which to secure funding for the Government of Nagaland.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Proposal Writer will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Support the Nagaland Government in preparation of project proposals for mobilizing resources under relevant schemes and programmes;
  • Work closely with the Agriculture Production Commissioner and agriculture allied departments in the state;
  • Develop full proposals based on the Agriculture and Allied Department’s programme strategy and donor interest;
  • Work closely with the relevant departments to ensure that the budget complies with donor requirements;
  • Identify information gaps blocking proposal completion and secure the necessary information to complete the process;
  • Ensure all project partners are fully aware of what information is needed;
  • Develop the project proposals to produce a cohesive, credible and coordinated programme according to the agreed programme strategy;
  • Provide the APC with final copies of proposal before final submission.
Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

Functional Competencies:  

Technical Expertise and Project Management Skills:

  • Familiarity with the development context in the state in relation to agriculture, food technology, natural resources and ecosystems management;
  • Experience in project management and implementation and familiarity with project monitoring tools.

Results Based Programme Development and Management:

  • Researches linkages across programme activities to identify critical points for integration;
  • Provides strong support to programme implementation to ensure activities contribute to strategic results and outcome

Building Strategic Partnerships:

  • Identify critical points of integration across programmes in the state;
  • Effectively builds and sustain strategic partnerships with Government departments and main constituents, advocate and communicate effectively.
Required Skills and Experience

  • Degree in one of the following disciplines – environment and development studies, natural resource management, agriculture and food technology, social studies, and other relevant development fields;
  • Masters degree would be desirable.


  • At least 5 years of proven experience including at least three years supervisory capacity at the national or international level in the development sector (desirable).
  • Demonstrated experience in writing exceptionally strong/winning proposals to institutional donors like EU, USAID, World Bank, UN or other international donors with relevant technical skills inter alia in agriculture, food technology natural resources;
  • Experience of developing projects proposals and working under strict deadlines;
  • Experience of working in a multi-sector team, including coordinating technical input into proposals;
  • Ability to work rapidly with project members in various locations and remotely in writing and where necessary revising the proposal;
  • Experience of working with Central and State governments;
  • Familiarity with requirements of donors, including external funding agencies and government;
  • Demonstrable experience with policy and programme management, especially in North East India;
  • Experience of working in north-eastern part of India, especially in Nagaland, is a distinct advantage;
  • Good programme design skills, including capacity to prepare logical, coherent and consistent documents including logframes and budgets.


  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.


Remuneration package starts at INR 90,908/– 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.

UNDP strives to have a workforce which reflects diversity and gender balance, and applies an equal opportunities approach. UNDP does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS status. All selections are on merit.

Selection Procedure For United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Proposal Writer Post:

  1. Candidates can apply on or before 13/09/2015
  2. No Detailed information about the selection process is mentioned in the recruitment notification


How To Apply For Proposal Writer Vacancy in United Nations Development Programme (UNDP):

  1. Last Date to Apply for this job 13/09/2015
  2. UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture.
  3. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
  4. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.


Important Dates To Remember :

Last Date to Apply for this job 13/09/2015

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