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National Consultant – Gender, Migration and Anti-Trafficking

UN Women – In July 2010, the United nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

National Consultant – Gender, Migration and Anti-Trafficking

 

Location: Abuja, with frequent travel to Edo and Lagos

 

Type of Contract: Individual Contract

 

Post Level: National Consultant

 

Duration of the Assignment: The assignment is expected to take 45 working days from the date of signing the contract.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The overall objective of the consultancy is the review and gender analysis of the legislative, policy, and institutional frameworks at the federal and state level to address forced migration and trafficking in women and girls as well as support implementation of the VAPP Bill in Edo State and review implementation of its equivalent, the Domestic Violence Law in Lagos State.
  • The review will provide the basis for convening the broad range of stakeholders addressing trafficking and forced migration, including key national and state authorities, women led organizations, UN agencies, front line providers-including from the security and justice sectors, to deliberate on existing challenges and gaps as it relates to gender-responsive approaches to trafficking and forced migration of women and girls.
  • The consultancy will have a concerted focus on the implementation of the VAPP Act in the target States and identify priorities for implementation/interventions as it relates to TIP.

 

In partnership with the UN Women team, the national consultant will perform the following functions:

  • Desk review of existing federal and state level (Edo and Lagos States) policies, instruments, laws, plans and institutional frameworks/arrangements on forced migration and trafficking from a gender perspective including 2008 National Policy on Protection and Assistance to Trafficked Persons in Nigeria; National Action Plan on Trafficking in Persons; Trafficking in Persons Law Enforcement and Administration Act, as amended in 2015; 2015 Guidelines on National Referral Mechanism for Protection and Assistance to Trafficked Persons in Nigeria; and 2018 Standard Operating Procedures for Coordinating Law Enforcement Response.
  • Provide policy recommendations at National and State level to include a gender perspective
  • Undertake consultative meetings among UN Agencies, national and state level stakeholders, security sector institutions, front line service providers and CSOs
  • Facilitate validation workshops on the above-mentioned review and priority actions with both federal and state level stakeholders
  • Develop and validate, in close consultation with state-level actors, priorities and key actions for the implementation of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill in Edo State
  • Undertake an implementation status review of the Domestic Violence Law in Lagos State

 

Deliverables of the Assignment and time frame

 

The selected National Consultant will be expected to complete the following key-deliverables within the indicative timeframe:

 

Due Date 15 days from the commencement of assignment:

  • A validated situational analysis report on existing policies, laws, plans and institutional frameworks on forced migration and trafficking at federal and state level, which highlights the gender dimensions, gaps and actions required to address them-including recommendations on laws and policies requiring revision. The Report should include a specific section on key priorities, actions, and interventions around the implementation of the VAPP Bill in Edo and the Domestic Violence Law in Lagos State

 

Due Date 20 days from the commencement of assignment:

  • Reports of consultative meetings with UN Agencies, national and state level key stakeholders including security sector institutions, frontline service providers as well as CSOs and women-led organizations

 

Due date 35 days from the commencement of assignment:

  • Organisation of two validation workshops and reports of the two validation workshops

 

Due date 45 days from the commencement of assignment:

  • A comprehensive report on the consultancy assignment, including findings and recommendations to UN Women, legislators, MDAs, CSOs, among others on the effective implementation of gender-sensitive policies on forced migration and trafficking and specifically the VAPP Act

 

Reporting:

  • Under the strategic guidance of the Country Representative and in partnership with the UN Women Team, the proponent will develop and deliver the above listed outputs in accordance with the above listed outputs in accordance with the above outlined timeframe.
  • Writing and formatting of the document should be consistent throughout.

 

Required Skills and Experience

 

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Law, Social Science, Gender Studies, International Development, Human Rights, Political Science, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies or any related field.

 

Experience:

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience at national or international level in implementing or advocating for women’s rights, preferably in the area of migration and anti-trafficking;
  • Excellent knowledge of research and assessment of programmes relating to policies and laws affecting women
  • Understanding of the policy and legislative environment in Nigeria and ability to mobilize multi-stakeholders, especially National and State Authorities
  • Previous experience in drafting/publishing such similar guides on gender and migration and trafficking

 

Competencies

 

Core Values / Guiding Principles:

  • Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct;
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work;
  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity;
  • Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
  • Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative;
  • Work in teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multiethnic environment and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds;
  • Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive for effective communication;
  • Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others;
  • Conflict Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution;
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge;
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision making.

 

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge of international law and instruments related to trafficking and migration, international law and international instruments on women’s rights
  • Understanding of new developments, standards, good practice, and policy issues as they relate to anti-trafficking and safe migration initiatives
  • Sound knowledge of the legal and policy framework on trafficking in persons and migration in Nigeria
  • Excellent legal and gender analytical capacity;
  • Knowledge of witness and victim protection and data protection;
  • Ability to speak and write in a clear and gender-sensitive language; and
  • Familiarity with the UN system and knowledge of UN Women.

 

Method of Application

 

Note

  • UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
  • UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks

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United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs – UNOCHA is recruiting for Executive Associate

 

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs UNOCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.

 

Job Title:Executive Associate

 

Job ID: 26408

Location: Maiduguri, Borno Application Link

 

Location Abuja Application Link

Grade: SB2

Vacancy Type: Service Contract SC

Posting Type: Common System

Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension

 

Background

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Deputy, Head of Office the Executive Associate is responsible for ensuring the effective delivery of secretary duties by performing, under minimal supervision, the full range of office management and administrative support functions typically provides direct assistance to senior officers or managers such as a Head of Office consistent with UN rules and regulations
  • The Executive Associate leads and provides guidance to OCHA’s DHoO, fostering effective collaboration within the teams, with relevant OCHA and UNDP counterparts at Headquarters and in the field, and with other UN agencies, promoting a client-oriented approach and ensuring optimal performance and efficient delivery of services

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensures effective and efficient functioning of the DHoO’s office focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Maintenance of the DHoO’s calendar, contacts with high-ranking visitors, arrangement of appointments and meetings, acting as an interpreter when required and/or taking minutes.
  • Maintenance of protocol procedures.
  • Preparation of high quality briefing materials for DHoO’s appointments, meetings, missions.
  • Preparation of informal translations.
  • Management of DHoO’s missions and representation schedule.
  • Maintenance of rosters of high-level partners, telephone lists.
  • Preparation of correspondence, directives, comments on behalf of the DHoO for his/her signature and making follow-up when required.
  • Use of automated office management systems for effective functioning of the DHoO’s office.

 

Ensures provision of effective communications support to the office focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Maintenance of the filing system ensuring safekeeping of confidential materials.
  • Use of automated filing system.
  • Coordination of the information flow in the office, follow up on circulation files.
  • Facilitation of information sharing between UNCT and the UN Coordination Unit.
  • Follow up on deadlines, commitments made, actions taken and coordination of collection and submission of the reports to Head of Office.
  • Screening of all incoming calls and correspondence.
  • Presentation of proposals to eliminate communication bottlenecks in the office and streamline office procedures between the supervisor’s office and subordinate division.

 

Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
  • Organization of specialized trainings for secretaries.
  • Organization of trainings to UN staff on coordination, administration and protocol issues.

 

Impact of Results:

  • The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the DHoO’s office. Accurate analysis and presentation of information strengthens the capacity of the DHoO’s office and promotes the image of UN/UNDP as an effective contributor to the development of the country.
  • Incumbent’s own initiative is decisive in results of work and timely finalization.

 

Functional Competencies

Building Strategic Partnerships:

  • Maintaining information and databases
  • Analyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives

 

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing:

  • Basic research and analysis
  • Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things
  • Documents innovative strategies and new approaches

 

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise:

  • Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
  • Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
  • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
  • Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
  • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments

 

Promoting Organizational Change and Development:

  • Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
  • Documents ‘best practices’ in organizational change and development within and outside the UN system
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions

 

Design and Implementation of Management Systems:

  • Data gathering and implementation of management systems
  • Uses information/databases/other management systems
  • Provides inputs to the development of simple system components

 

Client Orientation:

  • Maintains effective client relationships
  • Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
  • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
  • Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
  • Responds to client needs promptly

 

Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management:

  • Gathering and disseminating information
  • Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems
  • Prepares timely inputs to reports
  • Maintains databases.

 

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively
  • Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.
  • Informed and transparent decision making

 

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Secondary Education with specialized Secretarial training. University Degree or equivalent would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

 

Experience:

  • 6 years of progressively responsible secretarial, administrative, programme experience is required at the national or international level.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages MS Word, Excel, etc , experience in handling of web based management systems.

 

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station

 

The United Nations World Food Programme

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

 

Business Support Assistant (Security) – G3

 

Requisition: 107595

 

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

 

Organizational Context

  • These jobs are found in Country Offices (COs), Regional Bureaux (RBs), and Headquarters (HQ). Job holders typically provide administrative support to team(s) and/or support a specific business stream, and report to the relevant Head of Unit. Job holders are expected to produce organised and accurate work.

 

Job Purpose

  • To deliver a range of routine business support tasks, to ensure that Security Unit staff are effectively supported.

 

Key Accountabilities (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive)

  • Collect, sort and disseminate correspondence, reports and other material to meet the required demands of staff to time standards.
  • Respond to routine queries received and escalate where appropriate, to provide a timely and accurate service to clients.
  • Proofread written documents, such as standard reports and correspondence, to contribute to the accuracy of written information developed by staff.
  • Provide a set of standard business support activities, where required, to contribute to the effective functioning of business operations.
  • Make travel arrangements and support events, etc., to support staff to work effectively.
  • Support the maintenance of office files, documents, and records in accordance with established systems and processes so that information is current and readily available for staff.
  • Undertake standard data entry tasks in accordance with defined systems, to ensure information is organised and readily available for the business team.

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Process security unit staff’s travel documents
  • Support in submitting Maintaining list of Security Equipment
  • Admin support (payment, contract, etc.) for Police, Kings Guards and other contracted entities providing security services to WFP
  • Tracking and maintaining up to date training staff list and coordinate with DSS or other external or internal departments security training
  • Follow up with relevant Units the process of Security Unit Staff Monthly Attendance sheets.

 

4Ps Core Organisational Capabilities

 

Purpose:

  • Understand and communicate the Strategic Objectives: Builds an understanding of WFP’s Strategic Objectives.
  • Be a force for positive change: Approaches individual tasks and responsibilities with a positive attitude and demeanor.
  • Make the mission inspiring to our team: Understands the impact of WFP activities in beneficiary communities.
  • Make our mission visible in everyday actions: Connects individual tasks and responsibilities to unit’s goals and mission.

 

People:

  • Look for ways to strengthen people’s skills: Seeks opportunities to build and enhance individual skills.
  • Create an inclusive culture: Demonstrates respect and understanding for diversity and cultural differences.
  • Be a coach & provide constructive feedback: Identifies and approaches colleagues or supervisors to serve as coaches.
  • Create an “I will”/”We will” spirit: Sets clear goals and measurable targets for own tasks and responsibilities.

 

Performance:

  • Encourage innovation & creative solutions: Assesses own tasks and responsibilities to find ways to be more efficient.
  • Focus on getting results: Maintains accurate records of completion times and tasks in own areas of responsibility.
  • Make commitments and make good on commitments: Understands responsibilities and the metrics associated with own tasks.
  • Be Decisive: Notifies supervisors of dangerous situations or potential issues that may arise while in the field or office.

 

Partnership:

  • Connect and share across WFP units: Understands WFP’s organizational structure, including the purpose and mission of each unit.
  • Build strong external partnerships: Supports team in working with colleagues and WFP’s partners in the field toward common goals.
  • Be politically agile & adaptable: Maintains a professional and courteous relationship with other WFP employees and partners in the field.
  • Be clear about the value WFP brings to partnerships: Understands own team’s contributions in its partnerships with internal and external stakeholders.

 

Standard Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Completion of at least secondary school education.
  • Experience: Desirable, Three or more years of experience in general administrative work, data entry and, experience in field activities. UN experience is desirable.

 

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to use standard office equipment such as photocopiers and scanners.
  • Knowledge of standardised business support work routines and methods.
  • Knowledge of standard office software packages, e.g. Microsoft word.
  • Uses tact and courtesy to give and receive information with a variety of individuals.
  • Good attention to detail to identify data discrepancies.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and follow clear instructions.
  • Availability to work after hours and during weekend if necessary.

 

Language:

  • Fluency in both oral and written communication in English and at least two of the languages spoken in Borno State e.g. Hausa, Kanuri and Shua.

 

Terms and Conditions

  • Only Nigerian nationals or holders of valid residence and work permits are eligible to apply for this position
  • Selected candidate will be employed on a short-term contract duration of 9 months.

 

Method of Application

 

Important Information/Notice

  • Applications are to be submitted and received online and in English language only.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing is strictly prohibited and will lead to automatic disqualification of the concerned applicant.
  • WFP will apply a rigorous and transparent selection process including thorough assessment of technical skills to ensure the best candidates are selected for the job. Please ensure that your application contains accurate and complete information on academic qualifications, employment record and language skills. Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.
  • Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are especially encouraged to apply
  • WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
  • No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ), International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of ceasing that service

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women.

 

National Programme Specialist for Strategic Policy and Inclusive Economic Growth (SPIEG)

 

Job ID: 26502

 

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

 

Grade: NOC

 

Vacancy Type: FTA Local

 

Posting Type: Common System

 

Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

 

Practice Area – Job Family: Poverty Reduction – STRATEGIC POLICY

 

Background

  • The National Programme Specialist manages the UNDP SPIEG portfolio in the Nigeria Country office in line with the current Country Programme Document (CPD 2018-2022) and UNDP Corporate Plan, the country’s overall development framework and other relevant regional and international development frameworks such as SDGs. The incumbent also managerial oversight over the design, implementation and monitoring and reporting on UNDP Inclusive Growth portfolio working closely with Environment and Governance programme portfolios.
  • He/she works as Programme Manager for all Inclusive Growth unit will provides strategic oversight on interventions aimed at promoting sustainable development by supporting interventions at national and sub-national level aimed to promote implementation of inclusive growth strategies to promote economic growth and job creation while ensuring greater programme coherence between interventions aimed at advancing economic transformation and those promoting environmental sustainability and democratic governance, peace and security.
  • The National Programme Specialist will cover a broad range of programmatic issues ranging from participation in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the CPD and UNSPF, joint programming and others UNDP projects and programmes thematic areas assigned to the Unit in addition to supporting program evaluations and monitoring and reporting in line with corporate requirements and standards. He/she advices the country office senior management team on creative partnerships and responses to emerging complex challenges with a view to increasing programme effectiveness and impacts as well as to promote harmonization and alignment with the CPD and corporate plan.
  • Under the overall guidance of the DRR (Programme) and the direct supervision of the SPIEG Unit Team Leader, the National Programme Specialist contributes to programme development, substantive monitoring and evaluation, advocacy, partnerships development and management, and results-based management of multi-thematic programmes in all areas covered by the Unit. The National Programme Specialist will support the programme team in strategic planning and identify new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNSDPF/CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities.
  • To that end, the National Programme Specialist will work in close collaboration with the Programme Pillars, Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme. Within the country office, the National Programme Specialist works in close collaboration with the Operations team, the Programme Management and Support Unit (PMSU), and the Sub-Office coordinating UNDP’s interventions in Northeast Nigeria and other states to foster teamwork and attainment of country office performance goals and targets.
  • The National Programme Specialist is also responsible for providing supervision of staff in the SPIEG team and fostering cross-unit cooperation and coordination.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Ensuring the strategic direction of UNDP SPIEG Unit programmes
  • Management of the CO Inclusive SPIEG programme, and supervision of the Inclusive SPIEG teams and directing their efforts to achieve corporate and CO strategic goals and results;
  • Fostering strategic partnerships to enhance programme collaboration and resource mobilization efforts;
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and management and sharing of best practices.

 

As a member of the CO programme team, the National Programme Specialist ensures strategic direction of country programme activities relevant to his/her portfolio from programme design through implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The National Programme Specialist leads the UNDP programme portfolio with the following expected results:

  • Analyzes and keeps abreast of the country’s political and socio-economic environment as well as UNDP policies and priorities in the areas assigned and identifies and proposes areas for UNDP support in line with national priorities and UNDP strategic areas of focus and comparative advantages;
  • Identifies key substantive/analytical linkages with other areas of focus within the Country Programme.
  • Provides analysis of political, social and economic context in the country and collaborates with others to support the preparation/revision of UNSDPF/CPD, AWP and other key documents;
  • Operationalizes the UNSDF/CPD/AWP in collaboration with main partners (both governmental and non-governmental) and other UN Agencies;
  • Regular liaison and partnerships building and management with National and sub national authorities, Nigerian institutions, CSOs and International community relevant to the CO portfolio.
  • Leads/coordinates the SPIEG programme Unit in programme formulation and networking to ensure a programme which is relevant innovative and responsive to changes in the country context;
  • Support the Team to ensure a visible, dynamic SPIEG programme which positions UNDP as one of the key SDG accelerator and poverty reduction agencies in the country.
  • Ensures the SPIEG programme is designed with gender sensitivity fully incorporated and Human Rights Based Approach.
  • Provides support and inputs to CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the Programme Unit.

 

Ensure effective management of the UNDP programme and close and quality Programme Monitoring and Evaluation of programmes in areas concerning Inclusive Growth and Innovation and supervision of the team, focusing on quality control of the full cycle of programming from formulation to on achievement of the following results:

  • Works closely with the SPIEG programme staff to assist in monitoring ongoing projects substantively through review of work-plans, progress and performance, evaluation missions and proposes directions and solutions to emerging issues;
  • Ensures effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results;
  • Provide strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Ensures effective monitoring, measuring the impact of the CO programme and evaluation. Through constant monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, ensures timely readjustment of programme.
  • Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions investigates anomalies or unusual transactions, and put in place necessary corrective actions. Informs supervisors of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained.
  • Provides guidance in the implementation of advocacy of thematic programme.
  • Facilitates any NIM/NEX audit process, arranges for the management response to audit recommendations and timely carries out the recommendations.
  • Carries out regular field monitoring visits, reports back on findings and recommendations, ensures the timely implementation of the recommendations to build the capacity of the implementing partners.

 

Establish and maintain strategic partnerships and supports the resource mobilization, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the CO partnerships and resources mobilization strategies to achieve programme outcomes;
  • Ensure effective creation and coordination of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc;
  • Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing;
  • Determination of programmatic areas of cooperation, based on the Nigeria UNSDPF, CPD and donors’ priorities.
  • Supporting outreach, communication and advocacy activities for all project and programmes.
  • Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing
  • Advocates for UNDP with government counterparts, donor community, international financial institutions and the UN

 

Ensure facilitation to knowledge building and management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
  • Systematic recording of best practices and lessons learnt in the areas assigned;
  • Coordination of internal and external reviews and evaluations;
  • Organization and facilitation of training for the other staff on Inclusive Growth and Innovation related issues.
  • Identifies communications and knowledge management products to be regularly produced with high quality content standards.

 

Impact of Results:

  • The key results have an impact on the overall success of the country programme within specific areas of cooperation and reaching UNSDPF/CPD goals. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.
  • The results of the work of the National Programme Specialist greatly impact on the standing and reputation of UNDP in the country.

 

Required Skills and Experience

 

Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Development Economics, Development Studies or other related Social Science field.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience at the national or international level in design and implementation and monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
  • Experience in the implementation of Poverty Reduction strategies, as well as in collaborating with International Financial Institutions, will be an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of approaches fostering innovations in programming (such as design thinking, prototyping, etc.) as well as experience in implementing programme strategies which will promote innovative aspects of a growing economy.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of Inclusive economic growth, livelihoods and employment creation programmes.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems

 

Competencies

 

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling 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 favoritism

 

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example
  • In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
  • Seeks and applies knowledge, information, and best practices from within and outside of UNDP

 

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to lead strategic planning, change processes, results-based management and reporting
  • Ability to lead formulation, oversight of implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
  • Ability to apply development theory to the specific country context to identify creative, practical approaches to overcome challenging situations
  • Ability to manage for results: translates strategic aims into achievable plans, with established priorities, monitors them, making periodic adjustments as required.

 

Management and Leadership:

  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Ability to lead effectively, mentoring as well as conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication skills oral and written communication skills
  • Negotiations skills: capacity to work with diverse partners including Government, donors and civil society;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Proven networking, team-building, organizational and communication skills

 

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English and the official National language

UNICEF is recruiting for Human Resources Associate, General Service

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfil their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

Job  Title:Human Resources Associate, General Service

Job Number: 527008

Location: Abuja

Work Type: Temporary Appointment

 

Purpose of the Post

  • Under the close supervision and guidance of the Human Resources Specialist, the Human Resources Associate provides administrative, procedural and operational support and assistance to the efficient implementation of a broad range of Human Resources functions for all categories of staff in the field office, ensuring accurate and timely delivery that is in compliance with UNICEF HR rules and regulations.

 

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

Support to business partnering:

  • Support the business partners in developing initiatives to encourage employee well-being and employee recognition schemes
  • Support the management of change processes by advising clientele on changes to HR processes under the guidance of HR Business Partner
  • Support the business partners in assisting clientele in using HR systems such as talent management, agora and achieve.

 

Support in processing of entitlement and benefits:

  • In consultation with supervisor, analyze, research, verify, and compile data and information on cases that do not conform to UN or UNICEF’s HR Rules & Regulations, to support consistent and equitable application of decisions and implementation of agreed upon action.
  • In consultation with supervisor, analyze, research and verify information for the purpose of responding to staff queries on areas related to benefits and entitlements
  • Initiates the processing of a wide range of personnel actions in accordance with UNICEF rules and regulations, by ensuring all relevant forms and actions are completed by staff and forwarded to the GSSC.
  • Maintains and prepares all personnel-related records and files, ensuring all information on each staff member is up-to-date and accurate.

 

Support in recruitment and placement:

  • Prepares and circulates internal and external advertisements.
  • Liaises with candidates in the various stages of the recruitment process.
  • Prepares formal acknowledgement, offer and regret letters.
  • Initiates and follows up on reference checks and academic verifications, and ensuring the completion of other background checks.
  • Monitors life-cycle of recruitment process to update supervisor as necessary.

 

Support in organization design and job classification:

  • Participates in the review of GS positions specific JDs, ensuring effective application of ICSC methodology.
  • Drafts and edits job descriptions to be submitted for classification for review by supervisor.
  • Follows up and liaises with HQ and RO over status of requests to ensure timely completion.
  • Prepares documents to be submitted for classification to RO and NYHQ, ensuring completeness of documentation
  • Monitors life-cycle of all job classification requests to facilitate recruitment and organization planning.
  • Compiles and analyses information and statistics related to posts and staff for reports on staffing trends.
  • Analyze, research, verify, and compile data which facilitates preparation of workforce planning reports for supervisor to review against benchmarks i.e. Gender and geographical balance and other recruitment related key performance indicators.

 

Support in learning & capacity development:

  • In consultation with supervisor, researches and analyses data and information to help identify training needs within his/her office for the development of learning plans and other targeted training interventions.
  • In consultation with supervisor, researches, analyzes, verifies, and compiles information on external training courses available and educational institutions to help supervisor decide on learning programmes that address learning gaps in his/her country office.
  • Assists team in organizing and conducting courses, workshops and events by participating in exercises which aim to build capacity of stakeholders.
  • Develops and processes contracts for institutions providing training and courses, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations.
  • Assists team in organizing and conducting courses, workshops and events by preparing and organizing distribution of materials for participants, ensuring availability of training venues and required equipment and supplies, while providing logistical and secretarial support at workshops and events as necessary.
  • Tracks the performance management cycle processes, ensuring the timely distribution and enhancing the timely completion and return of appraisals.

 

Job Requirements

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

  • Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of UNICEF.
  • A minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience of which at least two years in human resources support functions required.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of the local language at the duty station is considered an asset.

 

For every Child, you demonstrate:

  • UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
  • The competencies required for this post are:
  • Core competencies:
  • Communication II
  • Working with people II
  • Drive for results II
  • Functional Competencies:
  • Analyzing II
  • Learning & Researching II
  • Planning and organizing II
  • Following Instructions and Procedures II

http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf

 

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all our activities, we encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women.

 

National Programme Specialist for Strategic Policy and Inclusive Economic Growth (SPIEG)

Job ID: 26502

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Grade: NOC

Vacancy Type: FTA Local

Posting Type: Common System

Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

Practice Area – Job Family: Poverty Reduction – STRATEGIC POLICY

 

Background

  • The National Programme Specialist manages the UNDP SPIEG portfolio in the Nigeria Country office in line with the current Country Programme Document (CPD 2018-2022) and UNDP Corporate Plan, the country’s overall development framework and other relevant regional and international development frameworks such as SDGs. The incumbent also managerial oversight over the design, implementation and monitoring and reporting on UNDP Inclusive Growth portfolio working closely with Environment and Governance programme portfolios.
  • He/she works as Programme Manager for all Inclusive Growth unit will provides strategic oversight on interventions aimed at promoting sustainable development by supporting interventions at national and sub-national level aimed to promote implementation of inclusive growth strategies to promote economic growth and job creation while ensuring greater programme coherence between interventions aimed at advancing economic transformation and those promoting environmental sustainability and democratic governance, peace and security.
  • The National Programme Specialist will cover a broad range of programmatic issues ranging from participation in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the CPD and UNSPF, joint programming and others UNDP projects and programmes thematic areas assigned to the Unit in addition to supporting program evaluations and monitoring and reporting in line with corporate requirements and standards. He/she advices the country office senior management team on creative partnerships and responses to emerging complex challenges with a view to increasing programme effectiveness and impacts as well as to promote harmonization and alignment with the CPD and corporate plan.
  • Under the overall guidance of the DRR (Programme) and the direct supervision of the SPIEG Unit Team Leader, the National Programme Specialist contributes to programme development, substantive monitoring and evaluation, advocacy, partnerships development and management, and results-based management of multi-thematic programmes in all areas covered by the Unit. The National Programme Specialist will support the programme team in strategic planning and identify new programme areas while ensuring consistency with UNSDPF/CPD priorities and creative responses to emerging challenges and opportunities.
  • To that end, the National Programme Specialist will work in close collaboration with the Programme Pillars, Programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society to successfully implement the UNDP programme. Within the country office, the National Programme Specialist works in close collaboration with the Operations team, the Programme Management and Support Unit (PMSU), and the Sub-Office coordinating UNDP’s interventions in Northeast Nigeria and other states to foster teamwork and attainment of country office performance goals and targets.
  • The National Programme Specialist is also responsible for providing supervision of staff in the SPIEG team and fostering cross-unit cooperation and coordination.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Ensuring the strategic direction of UNDP SPIEG Unit programmes
  • Management of the CO Inclusive SPIEG programme, and supervision of the Inclusive SPIEG teams and directing their efforts to achieve corporate and CO strategic goals and results;
  • Fostering strategic partnerships to enhance programme collaboration and resource mobilization efforts;
  • Facilitation of knowledge building and management and sharing of best practices.

 

As a member of the CO programme team, the National Programme Specialist ensures strategic direction of country programme activities relevant to his/her portfolio from programme design through implementation, monitoring and evaluation. The National Programme Specialist leads the UNDP programme portfolio with the following expected results:

  • Analyzes and keeps abreast of the country’s political and socio-economic environment as well as UNDP policies and priorities in the areas assigned and identifies and proposes areas for UNDP support in line with national priorities and UNDP strategic areas of focus and comparative advantages;
  • Identifies key substantive/analytical linkages with other areas of focus within the Country Programme.
  • Provides analysis of political, social and economic context in the country and collaborates with others to support the preparation/revision of UNSDPF/CPD, AWP and other key documents;
  • Operationalizes the UNSDF/CPD/AWP in collaboration with main partners (both governmental and non-governmental) and other UN Agencies;
  • Regular liaison and partnerships building and management with National and sub national authorities, Nigerian institutions, CSOs and International community relevant to the CO portfolio.
  • Leads/coordinates the SPIEG programme Unit in programme formulation and networking to ensure a programme which is relevant innovative and responsive to changes in the country context;
  • Support the Team to ensure a visible, dynamic SPIEG programme which positions UNDP as one of the key SDG accelerator and poverty reduction agencies in the country.
  • Ensures the SPIEG programme is designed with gender sensitivity fully incorporated and Human Rights Based Approach.
  • Provides support and inputs to CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management, control of the workflows in the Programme Unit.

 

Ensure effective management of the UNDP programme and close and quality Programme Monitoring and Evaluation of programmes in areas concerning Inclusive Growth and Innovation and supervision of the team, focusing on quality control of the full cycle of programming from formulation to on achievement of the following results:

  • Works closely with the SPIEG programme staff to assist in monitoring ongoing projects substantively through review of work-plans, progress and performance, evaluation missions and proposes directions and solutions to emerging issues;
  • Ensures effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results;
  • Provide strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Ensures effective monitoring, measuring the impact of the CO programme and evaluation. Through constant monitoring and analysis of the programme environment, ensures timely readjustment of programme.
  • Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions investigates anomalies or unusual transactions, and put in place necessary corrective actions. Informs supervisors of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained.
  • Provides guidance in the implementation of advocacy of thematic programme.
  • Facilitates any NIM/NEX audit process, arranges for the management response to audit recommendations and timely carries out the recommendations.
  • Carries out regular field monitoring visits, reports back on findings and recommendations, ensures the timely implementation of the recommendations to build the capacity of the implementing partners.

 

Establish and maintain strategic partnerships and supports the resource mobilization, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the CO partnerships and resources mobilization strategies to achieve programme outcomes;
  • Ensure effective creation and coordination of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society etc;
  • Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing;
  • Determination of programmatic areas of cooperation, based on the Nigeria UNSDPF, CPD and donors’ priorities.
  • Supporting outreach, communication and advocacy activities for all project and programmes.
  • Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost-sharing
  • Advocates for UNDP with government counterparts, donor community, international financial institutions and the UN

 

Ensure facilitation to knowledge building and management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice;
  • Systematic recording of best practices and lessons learnt in the areas assigned;
  • Coordination of internal and external reviews and evaluations;
  • Organization and facilitation of training for the other staff on Inclusive Growth and Innovation related issues.
  • Identifies communications and knowledge management products to be regularly produced with high quality content standards.

 

Impact of Results:

  • The key results have an impact on the overall success of the country programme within specific areas of cooperation and reaching UNSDPF/CPD goals. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.
  • The results of the work of the National Programme Specialist greatly impact on the standing and reputation of UNDP in the country.

 

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Development Economics, Development Studies or other related Social Science field.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience at the national or international level in design and implementation and monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
  • Experience in the implementation of Poverty Reduction strategies, as well as in collaborating with International Financial Institutions, will be an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of approaches fostering innovations in programming (such as design thinking, prototyping, etc.) as well as experience in implementing programme strategies which will promote innovative aspects of a growing economy.
  • Demonstrated experience in the management of Inclusive economic growth, livelihoods and employment creation programmes.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems

 

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling 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 favoritism

 

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning
  • Promotes knowledge management in UNDP and a learning environment in the office through leadership and personal example
  • In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
  • Seeks and applies knowledge, information, and best practices from within and outside of UNDP

 

Development and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to lead strategic planning, change processes, results-based management and reporting
  • Ability to lead formulation, oversight of implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
  • Ability to apply development theory to the specific country context to identify creative, practical approaches to overcome challenging situations
  • Ability to manage for results: translates strategic aims into achievable plans, with established priorities, monitors them, making periodic adjustments as required.

 

Management and Leadership:

  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities
  • Ability to lead effectively, mentoring as well as conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrates outstanding communication skills oral and written communication skills
  • Negotiations skills: capacity to work with diverse partners including Government, donors and civil society;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Proven networking, team-building, organizational and communication skills

 

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in English and the official National language.

 

Application Closing Date

20th October, 2019. (Midnight New York, USA)

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

 

Note: Qualified Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

More Information

  • Location Abuja NGN Month
  • Years Of Experience 5-10
  • Minimum Qualification MBA/MSc/MA

National Consultant for Land Clearing

Post Level: National Consultant

 

Type of Contract: Individual Contract

 

Expected Duration of Assignment: 10 Days

 

Duration of Initial Contract: 10 Days per Location

 

Starting Date: (Date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 21-Oct-2019

 

Background

 

The implementation of this pilot project will specifically achieve the following objectives:

  • To reduce the vulnerability of affected persons through community-based protection by enhancing ability of affected communities to identify and mitigate risks and threats while ensuring that there is no interruption in livelihoods and productive activities.
  • Livelihood and empowerment of community members in intensive production of pasture, management of fodder bank and provide training on pasture management for community members, particularly youth and women. The animal husbandry, nutrition value addition and linkages to markets will also empower the cattle breeders.
  • Conflict prevention and peace building by establishing a state peace architecture; local peace committees in conflict affected LGAs to foster dialogue and non-violent resolution of disputes.
  • National and regional mobilization on the promotion of Human Security at national and sub-regional levels.

 

Objectives of Land Preparation:

  • The main objective of land preparation is to create a favourable environment for adequate rainwater harvesting that would support the seeds or plants to germinate and grow over a longer period during the rainy season. Adequate land preparation will help to:
  • Improve soil structure (better ventilation, permeability, and loosening of the root zone) to make root penetration easier.
  • Improve field topography in order to facilitate rainwater harvesting or irrigation
  • Distribute weeds and crop residues evenly over the field and incorporate them into the soil structure
  • Obtain good recovery of fertilizer nutrients
  • Control weeds.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

Under the overall direct supervision of the Programme Manager, the service provider will fulfil the following activities:

  • The service provider will provide land clearing and land preparation services in five local government areas where the project is being implemented in Benue State. A combine coverage of 50 ha will be cleared in each LGAs to make a total of 250ha ready for planting of pasture & crop. The service provider should pay special attention to the following:
  • Ploughing not to exceed 60 meter in length at once. (I.e. allow a break or gap of about 3 – 4-meter length on a continuous row of land being ploughed).
  • Ploughed rows should be done at 4m intervals
  • Take into consideration – Existing Cattle routes, existing tracks/roads to water points, etc
  • Take pictures of Sites before, during and after land preparation
  • Geo-referenced ploughed sites, Villages / Communities (i.e. Take GPS Coordinates – minimum 8 – 10 points per site).

 

Required Skills and Experience

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture or related courses. Postgraduate degree is an added advantage.

 

Experience:

  • She/he should have at least 5 years of experience in land clearing, of which at least 5 years of professional experience should be in North Central Nigeria. Wide experience in the study, design and implementation of crop production development projects. Sound experience in agricultural extension service delivery. Experience working with UN or non-governmental organizations is an asset.
  • The services provider must have adequate equipment for land clearing and preparation including – bulldozer for land clearing and tractor with accessories for ploughing and harrowing.
  • The service provider must have undertaken such services for a donor or community development project in the past.
  • The service provider should be able to deploy and undertake the services within the time frame necessary. (10 days per location including weekends not to exceed 1 month for the five locations to cover mechanized land clearing and preparation).

 

Competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning;
  • Promotes a knowledge sharing and learning culture;
  • Has good knowledge of UNDP programme and operational issues;
  • Has knowledge of UNDP/UN policies and programme in crisis and post-crisis situations.

 

Language:

  • Fluent in spoken and written English;
  • Knowledge of Tiv / Idoma language is an asset

 

United Nations Population Fund – UNFPA is recruiting for Drivers

The United Nations Population Fund UNFPA, the leading UN organization in Reproductive Health and Population and Development, is recruiting personnel for the vacant position below:

 

Job Title: Drivers

 

Job ID: 25376

Locations: Bauchi, Sokoto, Oyo, Gombe and Akwa Ibom

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Duty station – Abuja, Lagos liaison office, Kaduna and Calabar sub-offices, nigeria

Closing date – 15 october, 2019 5pm, nigerian time

Contract type: fixed term appointment

Duration: one year* renewable based on availability of funds, duration of project and satisfactory performance .

Slot: 5 Openings

 

The Position

  • Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Resident Representative and the direct supervision of the Heads of Office for Kaduna, Calabar and Lagos Liaison Office, the Driver works closely with UNFPA Programme and Operations Teams to deliver results.

 

How you can make a difference:

  • UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan 2018-2021 , focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
  • In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
  • UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

 

Job Purpose

  • The Nigeria Country Programme is managed through the Country Office in Abuja and the three sub offices in Maiduguri MDSO , Calabar CRSO and Kaduna KDSO with a Liaison Office in Lagos LLO .
  • The Calabar Sub Office is covering Benue, Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Abia and Imo states including other projects and satellite activities of the Organization in the South-South and South East geo-political zones.
  • The KDSO covers Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Gombe States and other programming in northern Nigeria.
  • The sub offices work with Implementing Partners to support Maternal Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health includes ASRH , Gender based violence programmes, and data collection and use including in humanitarian context.
  • These sub-offices play the coordination roles in the zones and perform oversight functions, supporting the Abuja Office in resource mobilization, strategic planning and monitoring and evaluation.

 

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

You will be responsible for:

  • Drives office vehicles for the transportation of authorized personnel;
  • Delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;
  • Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities as required;
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc; performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean, keeping well the maintenance related records;
  • Ensures vehicle related documentation for example licenses and insurance policy are acquired and maintained up to date
  • Prepares and maintains vehicle related Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc;
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;
  • Reports to the Administrative Associate any fault detected in any of the UNFPA vehicles;
  • Photocopies mail and other official documents as may be required in the office or during workshops/seminars;
  • Distributes mails as appropriate to all staff within the office and to other parties for example government, NGO offices, UN Agencies, Diplomatic missions, individuals etc. involved with UNFPA;
  • In collaboration with the Protocol Clerk, facilitates the procurement of visas for staff members, Government officials, traveling abroad for meetings and other official engagements;
  • Assists with the official travelers’ reservation, facilitate confirmation of tickets and follow-up on the settlement of air ticket bills.
  • Maintain records on travel in order to facilitate efficient
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

 

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

  • Have at least completed secondary school education and have a Secondary School Certificate – WAEC or NECO.

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Possess valid professional driving license and Trade Test Certificate
  • Have a minimum of 5 years professional driving experience with a reputable organization
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Work history of at least 3 years in the UN system or an international organization is desirable.
  • Knowledge of local language and terrain is an added advantage.

 

Languages:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.

 

Required Competencies

Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change

 

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving Results
  • Being Accountable
  • Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen
  • Thinking analytically and Strategically
  • Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships
  • Communicating for Impact.

 

UNFPA Work Environment:

  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post. The package includes a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.

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