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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.

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Job Title: Driver to the Head of Office

Job Identification: 17087
Location: Abuja

Description 

  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Logistics Associate, the Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services ensuring to UNDP RR and other high-ranking UN Officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, high sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.
  • The Driver will demonstrate a client-oriented approach, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • Upon request for the supervisor, the driver can also be required to provide driving services to the Operations and Programme staff in the CO, consultants and experts and UN staff on mission.
  • The Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services ensuring to UNDP RR and other high-ranking UN Officials and visitors ensuring highest standards of discretion and integrity, high sense of responsibility, excellent knowledge of protocol and security issues.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

  • Provision of reliable and secure driving services
  • Proper use of vehicle
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  • Availability of documents/ supplies

Ensures provision of reliable and secure driving services by:

  • driving office vehicles for the transport of authorized personnel and delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items and
  • meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures cost-savings through proper use of vehicle through accurate maintenance of daily vehicle logs, provision of inputs to preparation of the vehicle maintenance plans and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, timely changes of oil, check of tires, brakes, car washing, etc.
  • Ensures availability of all the required documents/supplies including vehicle insurance, vehicle logs, office directory, and map of the city/country, first aid kit, and necessary spare parts.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accidents.
  • Support hospitality and orientation support of personnel and other individual, especially of new staff and visitors and guests of the Project Support Unit and the Country Office, as required.
  • Support the project team by providing administrative and clerical support as requested, including in preparing, copying, collating, binding, filing and distributing documents, mail and notifications, as requested.
  • Provide logistical and administrative support during events and meetings, as required.
  • Provide any other clerical support to the office as may be required.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Secondary Education.
  • Valid Driver’s license.

Experience:

  • 3 years’ work experience as a driver;
  • Safe driving record;
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair.

Application Closing Date
3rd April, 2024.

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

 

 

Job Title: Reintegration Analyst

Job Identification: 17075
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Scope of Work

  • Under the overall guidance of the Programme Specialist and direct supervision of the Community Engagement Specialist and in close collaboration with the Reintegration and social cohesion team Project Team in the Sub-Office, the Reintegration Analyst will be responsible for the overall implementation, led and coordinate the UNDP-specific RSC project and community engagement activities.
  • The Reintegration Analyst will work closely with the State Government, UN agencies, and CSOs operating in the project areas, and perform the following specific tasks:

Reintegration and Community Engagement:

  • Collect and conduct desk review on the relevant data and research documents;
  • Conduct stakeholder mapping and multi-sector/perception assessment of the Reintegration dynamics and priority reconciliation and social cohesion needs in the communities;
  • Facilitate focal group discussions with local and displaced populations in the communities;
  • Identify and establish community consultation groups, including vulnerable target population (including women, disability, etc.) to design an effective structure of dialogue platform;
  • Promote consultations with relevant parties to identify the need gaps and UNDP’s entry points for catalytic effects for the Reintegration and social cohesion unit and Stabilization Facilities and other NE integrated recovery projects.

Project Management:

  • Prepare concept notes, Terms of Reference, project briefs/reports;
  • Contribute to projects’ formulation and projects’ budgets/finance;
  • Design detailed implementation plan of the identified interventions, including potential implementing partners, methodologies, and coordination mechanisms, in accordance with UNDP’s rules and regulations;
  • Monitor day-to-day project activities and provide guidance to implementing partners to ensure the project activities are implemented in line with the planned timeline and results;
  • Support organization of roundtable discussions, press conferences, briefing sessions, interviews, launches, etc. in the area of community engagement and empowerment.

Reporting, Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Monitor day-to-day project activities and provide guidance to UNVs and local volunteers;
  • Prepare reports, information materials, and publications on the project activities;
  • Provide technical support to ensure the project activities are implemented in line with the planned timeline and results;
  • Provide technical support to CSO, community groups to strengthen the capacity of community; groups for advocacy, communications, and resource mobilization, including utilization of social media and other innovative communication tools;
  • Project annual work plan preparation, draft project report and briefs;
  • Document lessons learned throughout the project implementation;
  • Collation of project documents, reports for NIM audit, and implementation of audit recommendations;
  • Support organization of roundtable discussions, press conferences, briefing sessions, interviews, launches, etc. in the area of community engagement and empowerment.

Requirements
Minimum education requirements:

  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in Social / Political Science, International Development, Conflict Resolution, and Peace-building or related field or;
  • A first-level university degree (bachelor’s degree) in combination with an additional two (2) years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Minimum years of relevant work experience:

  • Up to 2 years (with Master’s degree) or 2 years (with Bachelor’s degree) of relevant professional working experience in social development, community development, or poverty reduction is required.

Required Skills:

  • Experience on community mobilization, engagement and social cohesion, addressing issues of community development and/or early recovery;
  • Proficiency in usage of computers, office software packages and advance project management software as well as in handling of web-based management system.

Desired skills in addition to the competencies covered in the Competencies section:

  • Experience in DDRR, Reconciliation and Conflict resolution is desired;
  • Demonstrated experience and good knowledge of community-based reintegration in Northeast Nigeria is desired;
  • Experience in social cohesion and peacebuilding is desired;
  • Experience in post conflict environment is a strong advantage. Knowledge of socio-economic, culture, and community development issues in the North-East Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin region is an asset;
  • Proven experience in result-based reporting, public relations/communication;
  • Prior experience on monitoring and evaluation is an asset.

Application Closing Date
3rd April, 2024.

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

 

 

 

Job Title: National Legal Officer – END VAC (UNODC)

Job Identification: 16967
Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Background

  • This position is located in the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Country Office in Nigeria (CONIG). Under the overall guidance of the UNODC Country Representative and the direct supervision of the Project Leader (Protecting children in Nigeria) from the Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Section, Vienna, the incumbent will be tasked with supporting local implementation of the project Protecting children in Nigeria in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe State and providing substantive and technical expertise thereto.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Within the assigned authority, the National Legal Officer will carry out a range of functions to support the local implementation of the project Protecting children in Nigeria.

In particular the incumbent will carry out the following tasks:

  • Provide substantive and legal expertise for technical assistance activities under outcome 1 of the Project, related to protecting children from armed groups, including terrorist groups, such as workshops and trainings for community leaders and youths, and provide substantive and legal guidance and support for the implementation of community engagement and awareness-raising initiatives.
  • Provide substantive and legal assistance to the revision and/or elaboration of laws, policy instruments under outcome 2 of the Project, by contributing to the elaboration of State-level policy guidance and operational recommendations for the Nigeria Call for Action, developing guidelines and protocols for institutions and other actors, as well as the development of advocacy and advocacy briefs including practical recommendations to strengthen the legal and operational frameworks for accountability of perpetrators.
  • Provide substantive and legal assistance to the design and implementation of training activities and related technical material for relevant national stakeholders under outcome 2 of the Project, in close partnership with the team.
  • Provide substantive support to meetings and conferences including proposing agenda topics, identifying and proposing participants, preparing background documents and delivering presentations, supporting administrative aspects if needed.
  • Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation component of Protecting children in Nigeria by, inter alia, collecting data and information, ensuring adequate follow-up to technical assistance, preparing periodic project progress reports, supporting independent evaluation.
  • Participate in project communication activities by preparing content and inputs.
  • Undertake outreach and dissemination activities, as required and promote cooperation and continuous sharing of information inside the team and with relevant stakeholders.
  • Participate in or support field missions, including provision of guidance to external consultants, government officials and other parties and draft mission reports, and ensure follow-up action.
  • Perform any other work-related duties as required/assigned.

Competencies
Professionalism:

  • Demonstrated professional competence in programme management and implementation, ideally with a focus on criminal justice matters.
  • ability to identify and contribute to the solution of problems/issues.
  • Shows pride in work and in achievements.
  • is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines, and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns.
  • shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.
  • remains calm in stressful situations; takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.

Teamwork:

  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues within and outside of UNODC to achieve organizational goals;
  • Solicits inputs by genuinely valuing others ideas and expertise;
  • Demonstrates willingness to learn from others;
  • Places team agenda before personal agenda;
  • Supports and acts in accordance with final group decision even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
  • Shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning & Organizing:

  • Able to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate, and monitor work while prioritizing competing demands;
  • Able to work on tight deadlines;
  • Knowledge on how to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies.
  • Foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning;
  • Monitors and adjusts plans and projects as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Technological Awareness:

  • Proficiency in the MS Office package, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as required.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • An advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in law, criminology, or related field, is required.
  • A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with additional two years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of progressively responsible professional experience in project/programme management or administration within the area of rule of law and criminal justice, or a related field, at the national level is required.
  • Working experience in areas related to violence against children and/or counter-terrorism is desirable.
  • Working experience within the United Nations system or similar international organization is an advantage.
  • Admission to the Bar is an advantage.

Application Closing Date
2nd April, 2024.

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

To apply for this job please visit jobs.undp.org.

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