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UNDP Recruitment 2022 (10 Positions)

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. Jamb Result

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. UNDP Recruitment

We are recruiting to fill the following position below:

1.) Private Sector Engagement Analyst

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 18th February, 2022

Requirements
Education:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Social Policy, Public Policy, Politics, Development Studies, Statistics, Political Science, International Relations, or related field.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with additional  2 years of qualifying experience may be considered in lieu of the Master’s degree.

Experience:

  • 2 years (Master’s Degree) or 4 years (Bachelor’s Degree) work experience in private sector in national and international levels.
  • Experience in devising strategies, knowledge tools and guidance in relation to private sector and adapted to the economic context of the country.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (word, excel, outlook) and web-based applications is required
  • Working knowledge of the private sector in Nigeria is an asset
  • Experience in working with private sector in relation to youth employment is an asset
  • Working knowledge of UN principles, SDGs and international development in Africa is an asset
  • Strong digital and data analytics skills is an asset
  • Demonstrate the ability to showcase cross-disciplinary and cross-functional experience and expertise.
  • Knowledge of other official UN languages is an asset

Application Closing Date
18th February, 2022 at 05:59 AM

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

2.) Impact Learning & Monitor Analyst

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 18th February, 2022

Requirements
Education:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Social Policy, Public Policy, Politics, Development Studies, Statistics, Political Science, International Relations or related field.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree with additional 2 years of qualifying experience may be considered in lieu of the Masters’s degree.

Experience:

  • 2 years (Masters Degree) or 4 years (Bachelors Degree) of progressively responsible experience in programme management, design, monitoring, and learning is required.
  • Experience in monitoring and reporting on projects/programmes funded by multiple donors and with political sensitivity is desirable.
  • Previous experience working within private sector institutions is desirable
  • Experience in gender analysis and gender mainstreaming is desirable
  • Expertise in analyzing data using statistical software is desirable.
  • Strong inter-personal and teamwork skills.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, as well as experienced in the handling of web-based management systems.

Application Closing Date
18th February, 2022 at 05:59 AM

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

3.) Finance Analyst

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 14th February, 2022

Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced (Masters) University Degree in Finance / Accounting, Business or Public Administration, or a professional accounting qualification from an internationally recognized institute of accountancy.
  • Professionally qualified accountants from an internationally recognized institute of accountancy will have a distinct advantage.
  • Long-listed candidates may be required to undergo the UNDP Advanced Accountancy & Finance Test (AAFT).

Experience:

  • A minimum of one year’s relevant experience is desirable in providing financial management services, managing staff, and operational systems.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft.
  • Experience of IPSAS and/or IFRS is required for external candidates.

Competencies
Core Competencies:

  • Achieve Results: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by the deadline
  • Think Innovatively: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem-solver, makes improvements
  • Learn Continuously: Proactively initiate and champion change, manage multiple competing demands
  • Adapt with Agility: Open-minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
  • Act with Determination: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible
  • Engage and Partner: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: Appreciate/respect differences, be aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination

Application Closing Date
14th February, 2022. at 05:59 AM

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

4.) JPO – Programme Analyst, Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 14th February, 2022.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in International Development, Political Science or related courses.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of progressive relevant experience in peacebuilding and conflict prevention or other relevant experience
  • Experience in provision of operational support to peacebuilding programmes, monitoring and evaluations at the national or international level is desirable
  • Experience working in Africa in peace and governance is an added advantage.

Competencies
Core:

  • Innovation – Ability to make new and useful ideas work
  • Leadership  – Ability to persuade others to follow
  • People Management – Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
  • Communication – Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
  • Delivery – Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Technical / functional:

  • Advocacy / Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda – Preparing information for advocacy
  • Results-Based Programme Development and Management – Contributes into results through primary research and analysis
  • Building Strategic Partnerships Maintaining a network of contacts – Resource Mobilization
  • Providing inputs to resource mobilization strategies – Promoting Organizational Learning and
  • Knowledge Sharing – Basic research and analysis
  • Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP’s Goals – Preparing information for global advocacy
  • Client Orientation – Establishing effective client relationships

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English (both oral and written)
  • Minimum basic knowledge of Finnish or Swedish languages
  • Working knowledge of French would be an added asset

Nationality:

  • This position is open only to Nationals of Finland

Other desirable education, languages and work experience:

  • Knowledge of the UN and UNDP programme operations would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages such as (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) and web based management systems is essential.

Application Closing Date
14th February, 2022.

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

5.) JPO – Programme Analyst, Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 14th February, 2022.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in International Development, Political Science or related courses.

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of progressive relevant experience in peacebuilding and conflict prevention or other relevant experience
  • Experience in provision of operational support to peacebuilding programmes, monitoring and evaluations at the national or international level is desirable
  • Experience working in Africa in peace and governance is an added advantage.

Competencies
Core:

  • Innovation – Ability to make new and useful ideas work
  • Leadership  – Ability to persuade others to follow
  • People Management – Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
  • Communication – Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
  • Delivery – Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Technical / functional:

  • Advocacy / Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda – Preparing information for advocacy
  • Results-Based Programme Development and Management – Contributes into results through primary research and analysis
  • Building Strategic Partnerships Maintaining a network of contacts – Resource Mobilization
  • Providing inputs to resource mobilization strategies – Promoting Organizational Learning and
  • Knowledge Sharing – Basic research and analysis
  • Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP’s Goals – Preparing information for global advocacy
  • Client Orientation – Establishing effective client relationships

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English (both oral and written)
  • Minimum basic knowledge of Finnish or Swedish languages
  • Working knowledge of French would be an added asset

Nationality:

  • This position is open only to Nationals of Finland

Other desirable education, languages and work experience:

  • Knowledge of the UN and UNDP programme operations would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the use of computers and office software packages such as (MS Word, Excel, and Power Point) and web based management systems is essential. UNDP Recruitment

Application Closing Date
14th February, 2022.

6.) Finance & Administrative Associate – SB3 / 4

Location: Abuja

Deadline: 23rd January, 2022.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Secondary Education with a recognized professional certificate in Office Management, Personnel Administration, Account / Finance or related fields may be considered.
  • University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Personnel Administration, Social Sciences or related field is desirable with 04 years’ cognate experience. UNDP Recruitment

Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in administrative assistance of project implementation and management preferably in civil service, NGO, or international organisation environment.
  • Computer literacy, specifically advanced skills in MS Office Suite.
  • Work experience in the United Nations System or European Union funded projects and knowledge of UNODC System would be an asset.

Application Closing Date
23rd January, 2022 (Midnight New York, USA).

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

7.) Digital Innovations Analyst – NPSA9

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 21st January, 2022

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Masters Degree in Information Systems, Information Management or related field with two (2) years of qualifying experience.
  • A first-level University Degree in combination with four (4) years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University Degree. UNDP Recruitment

Experience:

  • Possess 2 years of Working knowledge and experience in the area of digital media investment, strategy and planning;
  • In-depth experience in the youth agenda, private sector work, development work;
  • Documented experience in driving projects – effectively delivering impactful elements of projects in a fast-moving environment, ideally for new businesses, new business models, startups;
  • Working knowledge of cloud computing, business intelligence and analytics, Agile, Lean Startup and DevOps methodologies;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of UN principles, SDGs and international development in Africa;
  • In-depth understanding of human-centred digital design and technology innovations (e.g. mobile apps, blockchain, artificial intelligence);
  • Demonstrated ability to generate new and original solutions to complex problems and to use human-centred designs and systems thinking methodologies for problem-solving;
  • Strong communication, digital and data analytics skills;
  • Demonstrate the ability to showcase cross-disciplinary and cross-functional experience and expertise.

Application Closing Date
21st January, 2022 at 05:59 AM.

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

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8.) Fellows Support Analyst – NPSA8

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 21st January, 2022

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Advanced Degree in Social Policy, Public Policy, Politics, Development Studies, Statistics, Political Science, International Relations or related field.
  • A first-level University Degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University Degree.

Experience:

  • Possess 2 years of relevant experience in the youth agenda, private sector work, development work;
  • Working knowledge and experience in the area of digital media investment, strategy and planning;
  • Possess extensive experience in reporting, writing and editing highly complex strategy documents;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of UN principles, SDGs and international development in Africa;
  • Working knowledge of the private sector;
  • Strong communication, digital and data analytics skills;
  • Demonstrate the ability to showcase cross-disciplinary and cross-functional experience and expertise.

9.) Research and Development Analyst – NPSA8

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 21st January, 2022

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Advanced Degree in Social Policy, Public Policy, Politics, Development Studies, Statistics, Political Science, International Relations or related field.
  • A first-level University Degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Experience:

  • A minimum of zero (0) year for MA and two (2) years for BA of progressively responsible experience in development research, data analytics;
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills and ability for strong visualizations and representation of data;
  • Excellent knowledge of information technology, including expert knowledge of Excel;
  • Excellent communication and writing skills;
  • Prior experience with data analysis is an important asset;
  • Knowledge of and previous experience with data visualization and data visualization software is an asset;
  • Experience with programming languages, such as SQL, Oracle, and Python is desired;
  • Knowledge of development studies is desired;
  • Knowledge of the UN system and coordination is desired.

Required Language:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

Application Closing Date
21st January, 2022 at 05:59 AM.

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

10.) Public Outreach & Communications Analyst

Location: Lagos

Deadline: 21st January, 2022

Required Education and Experience

  • Education: Master’s Degree
  • A First-level University Degree in combination with 2 years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University Degree.

Required Language:

  • English Language.

Application Closing Date
21st January, 2022 at 05:59 AM.

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