Recruitment at The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network. It advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves. It provides expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations.

Headquartered in New York City, the status of UNDP is that of an executive board within the United Nations General Assembly. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states. The organization operates in 177 countries, where it works with local governments to meet development challenges and develop local capacity.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Communications Analyst, RCO

Job ID: 33881
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Practice Area – Job Family: Management – Communications
Grade: SB4
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Background

  • The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by World leaders in September 2015 as the successor to the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In order to fast-track its implementation in Nigeria, a technical collaboration between the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs) and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) has been developed.
  • The technical collaboration is aimed at coordinating the partnerships for SDGs implementation between MDAs at the National level, between the national and sub-national governments as well as between the government and the private sector. The approach builds on the work already done by OSSAP-SDGs and individual UN Agencies in the last four years.
  • This recruitment will help strengthen the implementation capacity of the OSSAP-SDGs in the discharge of its four-fold mandate.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance of the Senior Technical Advisor, and oversight by the SSAP-SDG, the Communication Specialist will work in close collaboration with Communications Unit and other relevant Units/Departments. In particular, the incumbent will be responsible for the following specific tasks:

  • Support the implementation of a Country SDGs Communication Strategy at the national and sub-national levels
  • Draft Policy Brief and disseminate to key stakeholders in line with the sensitization and advocacy mandate of the Office.
  • Provide timely information to internal and external stakeholders on the overall implementation of the SDGs in Nigeria.
  • Support related national or UNCT initiatives;
  • Collect data, conduct interviews, analyse findings and support the conduct of substantive research and analysis on the 2030 Agenda at all levels.
  • Build the capacity of staff in the areas of development communication and impact measurements.
  • Assist in identifying and building relationships with relevant authorities and actors at national and local level, including Media houses.
  • Build the capacity of key actors to effectively address communications gap in promoting the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
  • Participate in all SDGs’ at national and sub-national levels;
  • Assist in the drafting of publications where necessary;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Competencies
Core:

Innovation:

  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work.
  • Analyzes complex technical materials (including data) and makes concise, relevant recommendations

Leadership:

  • Ability to persuade others to follow.
  • Proactively identifies new opportunities and challenges

People Management:

  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.
  • Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others

Communication:

  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform.
  • Creates confidence among stakeholders by delivering authoritative positions, compelling analysis, and contextual acumen

Delivery:

  • Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.
  • Meets goals and timelines for delivery of products or services;

Technical / Functional:

  • Building Strategic Partnerships: Implement & Manage: Exercises skills and knowledge independently, demonstrating ability to manage self and team responsibilities, in area of work
  • Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Originate: Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise
  • Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise
  • Client Orientation : Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree preferably in Mass Communications / Media Studies, International Relations, Development Studies and Social Sciences.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience in development communication and media
  • Familiarity with SDGs mainstreaming principles and processes.
  • Good Knowledge of SDGs issues at both national and sub-national levels.
  • Cognate working experience with government institutions in Nigeria.
  • Knowledge of Programme/project management, monitoring and evaluation and reporting.
  • Computer literacy skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English.

Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English. Working knowledge of other UN language desirable.

Application Deadline
15th December, 2020 (Midnight New York, USA).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Knowledge Management & Evidencing Associate

Job ID: 33880
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Practice Area – Job Family: Management – Knowledge
Grade: SB3
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Background
The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls. It was launched in September 2017 by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General and the European Union (EU) High Representative and Vice President (HRVP). The Spotlight Initiative supports UN development system (UNDS) reforms to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: 3 Core Agencies (the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population (UNFPA) and UN Women) work together, with other relevant UN agencies, funds and programs (AFPs), making large-scale investments in priority countries.

The Initiative will bring the UN system together, engaging relevant AFPs, in line with their respective mandates and capacities, to build on and scale up what works, including through complementing and supporting existing mechanisms and programs on eliminating violence against women and girls (EVAWG).

The Initiative is funding an allocation of €250 Million for 8 African countries: Nigeria, Liberia, Niger, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Mali where it seeks to eliminate sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), harmful practices (HPs), and addressing related aspects of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHRs).  In Nigeria, the Spotlight Initiative aims to support a Nigeria where all women and girls, particularly the most vulnerable, live a life free from violence and harmful practices.

The Office of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (RCHC) coordinates five UN Agencies to implement the Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria- UN Women, UNFPA, UNDP UNICEF and UNESCO. The Resident Coordinators Office is hereby soliciting for applications from competent and qualified individuals for the post of a Knowledge Management and Evidencing Officer for the Spotlight Programme.

Under the direct supervision of the Spotlight Coordinator, the Knowledge Management and Evidencing Officer will analyze, document, disseminate and ensure the effective uptake of knowledge products and lessons learned from Spotlight Programme Implementation and demonstrate the evidence base for ending Violence Against Women and Girls.

Duties and Responsibilities
Implement the Knowledge Management Strategy and Work Plan for the country programme:

  • Support the Spotlight Programme to implement its Knowledge Management Strategy;
  • Coordinate and monitor the Spotlight Initiative knowledge management team activities as per the plan and framework;
  • Feed into the Regional and Global KM strategy, KM work plan and periodic reports with concrete evidences and verifications;
  • Support in piloting innovative interventions;
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Identification and documentation of good practices and lessons learned:

  • Collect knowledge on current and emerging trends by gathering relevant information on programme, projects, strategies, best approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned, best practices;
  • Identify and formulate lessons learned from evaluations and studies to be integrated into broader knowledge management efforts;
  • Tap into existing learning platforms and contribute to the SI Global knowledge Platforms;
  • Share experiences with other Spotlight countries and regions;
  • Feed into the Regional and Global KM strategy, KM work plan and periodic reports with concrete evidences and verifications;

Provide support to all RUNOS and capacity building to UNDP partners to effectively monitor their programme results:

  • Participate actively in technical discussions with the Programme Management Unit and with Spotlight Recipient UN agencies KM focal points when required;
  • Build team capacity on Knowledge Management of Spotlight activities under implementation by Spotlight team, partners and stakeholders
  • Share relevant tools and products generated, as well as learning opportunities and events;

Based on the Knowledge Management framework, Programme Coordinator, Technical Specialists, Civil Society Reference group and all agencies on best interventions to publicize:

  • Establish and maintain regular dialogue with key stakeholders’ partners involved in the collation of best practices and lessons learnt to ensure the best interventions are publicized;
  • Establish partnerships with learning and research institutions;
  • Provide support and inputs to the Spotlight Initiatives communication and visibility plans and activities;

Work with contracted partners to facilitate lesson learned reviews:

  • Provide guidance on Spotlight Initiative evaluation policies, procedures and practices to programme partners, staff concerned with assigned project/thematic/sectorial evaluations and/or desk reviews, consultants and/or members of the knowledge management team;

Competencies
Core:

Innovation:

  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work.
  • Adept with complex concepts and challenges convention purposefully

Leadership:

  • Ability to persuade others to follow
  • Generates commitment, excitement and excellence in others

People Management:

  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
  • Models independent thinking and action

Communication:

  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
  • Synthesizes information to communicate independent analysis

Delivery:

  • Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.
  • Meets goals and quality criteria for delivery of products or services

Technical / Functional:
Knowledge Management:

  • Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge
  • Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Collaboration and Partnership:

  • Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside (Programmes/ projects) or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support.
  • Sets overall direction for the formation and management of strategic relationships contributing to the overall positioning of UNDP
  • Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement, in professional area of expertise

Development Planning and Monitoring:

  • Ability to develop business and planning processes at the national and local level and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.

Sustainable Development Goals:

  • Knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Knowledge of methodologies, asessment tools, systems and apply practical experience in planning, monitoring, evaluating and reporting and ability to apply to practical situations.

Innovation:

  • Ability to try out / test new ways of engagement and communications. Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things.

Data and Statistics for Development:

  • Knowledge of data and statistics analysis for 2030 Agenda for development and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Secondary Education
  • University Degree or equivalent in Economics, Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, Development Studies, or related fields.

Experience:

  • At least seven years of progressive responsible experience in communications and knowledge management support;
  • Proven experience in interaction with a variety of stakeholders (communities, government, CSO, donors, UN agencies, local government, etc. for effective liaison, synergy and coherence in the preparation and delivery of project’s activities;
  • Proven experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages;

Language Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken)is mandatory

Skills / Competencies:

  • Proven ability to carry out complex tasks within short deadline
  • Computer proficiency
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Specialized knowledge in the field of Gender-Based Violence Issues and/or Human Rights will be considered an advantage
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and diverse environment. Good team orientation.
  • Timely and accurate support to the interagency working group for effective planning and delivery of activities (meetings, events, workshops, missions, etc)
  • Easy contact with Government departments and civil society organizations.

Application Deadline
15th December, 2020 (Midnight New York, USA).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Programme Analyst, RCO

Job ID: 33883
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Practice Area – Job Family: Management – Programme
Grade: SB4
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of renewal

Background

  • The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by World leaders in September 2015 as the successor to the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
  • In order to fast-track it implementation in Nigeria, a technical collaboration between the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (OSSAP-SDGs) and the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) has been developed
  • The technical collaboration is aimed at coordinating the partnerships for SDGs implementation between MDAs at the National level, between the national and sub-national governments as well as between the government and the private sector
  • The approach builds on the work already done by OSSAP-SDGs and individual UN Agencies in the last four years
  • This recruitment will help strengthen the implementation capacity of the OSSAP-SDGs in the discharge of its four-fold mandate.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance of the Senior Technical Advisor, and oversight by the SSAP-SDG, the Programme Specialist will work in close collaboration with relevant Units/Departments to:

  • Support strategic planning, coordination and implementation of the SDGs, in close collaboration with other Units/Departments;
  • Support the preparation of Annual Work Plans, establish priorities, timelines, targets and standards for monitoring results;
  • Work in close collaboration with other teams in the office, as well as, other UN agencies, Government officials, multilateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society in ensuring successful implementation of the SDGs;
  • Prepare timely and regular progress reports for effective dissemination to MDAs and other stakeholders. Regularly report on progress, best practices, lessons learned, success stories, beneficiaries’ stories;
  • Support and/or conduct case studies and researches;
  • Facilitate effective partnership building and resource mobilization for the SDGs;
  • Contribute to the development of SDGs’ Partnership and Resource Mobilization strategy, including the Integrated National Financing Framework (INFF);
  • Support the identification of critical non-state actors and build credible working partnerships in support of the SDGs in Nigeria.
  • Perform any other duties that could be assigned by the supervisor.

Competencies
Core:

Innovation:

  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work.
  • Analyzes complex technical materials (including data) and makes concise, relevant recommendations
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Leadership:

  • Ability to persuade others to follow.
  • Proactively identifies new opportunities and challenges

People Management:

  • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction.
  • Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others

Communication:

  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform.
  • Creates confidence among stakeholders by delivering authoritative positions, compelling analysis, and contextual acumen

Delivery:

  • Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.
  • Meets goals and timelines for delivery of products or services;

Technical / Functional:

  • Building Strategic Partnerships: Implement & Manage: Exercises skills and knowledge independently, demonstrating ability to manage self and team responsibilities, in area of work
  • Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Originate: Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise
  • Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise
  • Client Orientation: Apply & Adapt: Contributes skills and knowledge with demonstrated ability to advance innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Advanced University Degree in Development-related disciplines, Economics, Business Administration, Public Policy, Project Management or other relevant Social Sciences.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience in development planning and management;
  • Familiarity with SDGs mainstreaming principles and processes.
  • Good Knowledge of SDGs issues at both national and sub-national levels.
  • Cognate working experience with government institutions in Nigeria.
  • Knowledge of Programme/project management, monitoring and evaluation is an asset.
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English

Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English. Working knowledge of other UN language desirable.

Application Deadline  15th December, 2020 (Midnight New York, USA).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Local Security Assistant –  RANN

Job ID: 33872
Location: Rann, Borno
Practice Area – Job Family: Management – Security
Grade: G6
Vacancy Type: FTA Local
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

Background

  • Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Chief Security Adviser (CSA) the Local Security Assistant assists in the implementation of security operations and all matters relating to the management of safety and security for UN personnel in the region of assignment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists CSA/FSCO in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the Area of Responsibility (AoR);
  • Assists in maintaining the Security Plan(s), including updating staff lists;
  • Supports the CSA with the monitoring of the security measures implementation as recommended in the Security Risks Management (SRM) process ) for the AoR;
  • Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets;
  • Organizes and delivers training courses on security awareness and preparedness;
  • Assists in monitoring the implementation of the (Residential Security Measures office safety and security preparedness;
  • Provides general administrative assistance to the CSA;
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.

Assists the CSA / FSCO in collecting, updating and communicating information regarding the security situation in the AoR:

  • Liaises and coordinates, as appropriate, with the host government security organizations and/or personnel, including national and local provincial authorities, military, and police officers, as well as non-governmental organizations in the area of operation;
  • Helps to assess the security situation at the duty station and ensures adequate gathering and verification of security information that may be required for a proper analysis of the situation by the SA;
  • Communicates information on security to the heads of United Nations agencies and provides host country security advice to UNDSS in the absence of the CSA, as required;
  • Maintains regular contacts with Security Focal Points of UN agencies;
  • May be requested to provide technical assistance at A/SMT meetings, in the absence of the CSA.

Assists in maintaining the Security Plan, including updating staff lists:

  • Helps in the preparation and review of the UN Security Plan;
  • Supports actions during the implementation of the Security Plan, as required.

Assists the CSA/FSCO with the monitoring of the security measures implementation as recommended in the Security Risks Management (SRM) process for the AoR:

  • Assists in reporting security incidents affecting UN staff, offices and assets, and assists in the preparation of security reports, such as the Security Incident Report, the Security Assessments
  • Provides support in organizing and conducting training courses on security awareness and preparedness and providing security orientation to newly assigned staff members. Conducts security briefings, as required.

Performs other security-related tasks assigned by the CSA/FSCO:

  • Provides support in conducting security evaluations and provides advice on security measures for the residences (- Residential Security Measures – RSM) of UN staff, as well as on latest trends and threats to staff safety and security;
  • Establishes and maintains warden system and keeps update of information related to UN offices and residences;
  • Administers a pass and ID system;
  • Maintains liaison with commercial companies used for UN security at offices and residences, in order to ensure the effective and efficient use of the guard force.

Provides general administrative assistance to the SA / FSCO:

  • Maintains routine and confidential correspondence files/documents;
  • Maintains a database on contact details in relation to host country security authorities;
  • Arranges appointments, receives visitors, places and screens telephone calls and answers queries with discretion, and takes minutes and/or notes at meetings.

Impact of Results:

  • The key results have an impact on the accurate and timely implementation of the overall UN security programme at the country level.

Competencies

  • Commitment to the ideals of the United Nations Charter and the Organization’s core values – Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity

Planning and Organizing:

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor his/her own work plan with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure or in crisis situations.
  • Availability to travel within the area of responsibility.

Creativity:

  • Ability to actively seek to improve services, offer new and different options to solve problems/meet client needs, and promote and persuade others to consider new ideas

Teamwork:

  • Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to listen and work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity

Communication:

  • Proven and sustained communication (verbal and written) skills.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Secondary Education is required
  • University Degree is desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Experience:

  • A minimum 6 years of experience in security, preferably in the military or police context or related field of work is required.
  • Prior experience with the UN system or an international NGO is desirable.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English is required.

Other Skills and Requirements:

  • Knowledge of HF and VHF radio operation;
  • Experience in diplomatic security and protection is considered as an asset;
  • Knowledge of host country safety codes;
  • Solid computers skills (MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint);
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel
  • Physically fit.

Application Deadline
15th December, 2020 (Midnight New York, USA).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Programme Associate, Spotlight Initiative

Job ID: 33876
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Vacancy Type: FTA Local
Posting Type: Common System
Practice Area – Job Family
Management – Programme
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

Background
The Spotlight Initiative is a global partnership to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls. It was launched in September 2017 by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General and the European Union (EU) High Representative and Vice President (HRVP). The Spotlight Initiative supports UN development system (UNDS) reforms to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: 3 Core Agencies (the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Population (UNFPA) and UN Women) work together, with other relevant UN agencies, funds and programs (AFPs), making large-scale investments in priority countries.

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The Initiative will bring the UN system together, engaging relevant AFPs, in line with their respective mandates and capacities, to build on and scale up what works, including through complementing and supporting existing mechanisms and programs on eliminating violence against women and girls (EVAWG).

The Initiative is funding an allocation of €250 Million for 8 African countries: Nigeria, Liberia, Niger, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Mali where it seeks to eliminate sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), harmful practices (HPs), and addressing related aspects of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHRs).  In Nigeria, the Spotlight Initiative aims to support a Nigeria where all women and girls, particularly the most vulnerable, live a life free from violence and harmful practices.

The Office of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (RCHC) coordinates five UN Agencies to implement the Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria- UN Women, UNFPA, UNDP UNICEF and UNESCO. The Resident Coordinators Office hereby solicit for applications from suitably qualified individuals for the post of a Programme Associate for the Spotlight Programme.

Under the direct supervision of the Spotlight Coordinator, the Programme Associate will support overall protocol, logistics and administration processes, transactions and services of the Spotlight Programme Management Unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the leadership of the Spotlight Coordinator, Programme Associate will be responsible for providing administrative support to the SI programme
  • Facilitate bookings for SI programme staff and partners via proper and transparent processes.
  • Serve as principle point of contact on compliance issues with partners and program managers/officers.
  • Monitor allocated partner agreements and budgets and ensure compliance with compliance manuals and donor guidelines.
  • Ensure that all supporting documents are well kept for all transactions and for fixed assets.
  • Maintains accurate inventory of office equipment, furniture, software and accessories.
  • Maintain an efficient filing system of documents as per the SI programme’s guidelines.
  • Manages schedules/ calendars, makes travel arrangements, establishes internal administrative and reporting systems, and effectively handles problems and inquiries as appropriate.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the Spotlight Initiative team in matters relating to organizing of events, follow up and delivery of activity requests in a timely manner.
  • Process domestic and international logistics for staff and partners and ensure that the processes are done through approved documentation following the programme’s procurement and administrative guidelines and policies.
  • Prepare and submit a monthly logistics report to line supervisor.
  • Advise line supervisor on issues related to contracted suppliers and service providers related to administrative works.

Competencies
Core:

  • Innovation:
    • Ability to make new and useful ideas work .
    • Assesses work with critical eye.
  • Leadership:
    • Ability to persuade others to follow
    • Takes responsibility for and ensures high quality of own work
  • People Management:
    • Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
    • Understands personal and team roles, responsibilities and objectives
  • Communication:
    • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
    • Reliably and consistently listens and interprets information and instruction correctly.
  • Delivery:
    • Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement
    • Meets goals and timelines for team deliverables.

Technical / Functional:

  • Knowledge Management:
    • Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge
    • Replicate Reliably: Carry out work, as directed, and demonstrate motivation to develop).
  • Collaboration and Partnership:
    • Ability to develop, maintain, and strengthen partnerships with others inside (Programmes/ projects) or outside the organization who can provide information, assistance, and support.  Sets overall direction for the formation and management of strategic relationships contributing to the overall positioning of UNDP
    • Replicate Reliably: Carry out work, as directed, and demonstrate motivation to develop.
  • Development Planning and Monitoring:
    • Ability to  develop business and  planning processes at the national and local level and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
    • Sustainable Development Goals:
    • Knowledge of the Sustainable Development Goals and the ability to apply to strategic and / or practical situations
  • Monitoring and Evaluation:
    • Knowledge of methodologies, asessment tools, systems and apply practical experience in planning, monitoring, evaluating and reporting and ability to apply to practical situations
  • Innovation:
    • Ability to try out / test new ways of engagement and communications. Openness to different and new ways of doing things; willingness to modify one’s preferred way of doing things
  • Data and Statistics for Development:
    • Knowledge of data and statistics analysis for 2030 Agenda for development and the ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Secondary Education
  • University Degree in Business, Accounting, Public Administration, Political Science or related field. Certification in Administration, Business, Accounting or related field is desirable, but not a requirement.

Experience:

  • At least Seven years of progressive responsible experience in programme administration, logistics, programme support service or other related area is required.
  • Good computer skills (Windows, MS Word, Excel/Spread sheets, the internet/Web) is required with proficiency in the use of accounting Software
  • Proven experience in interaction with a variety of stakeholders (communities, government, CSO, donors, UN agencies, local government, etc. for effective liaison, synergy and coherence in the preparation and delivery of project’s activities
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently and ability to transfer knowledge through formal and informal training
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, required
  • Should be willing and able to travel widely within the country
  • Ability to perform a broad range of activities aimed at effective and efficient functioning, including dealing with multiple and routine tasks

Language Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of English (written and spoken) is mandatory.

Application Deadline 15th December, 2020 (Midnight New York, USA).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

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