United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Application form for United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduates that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

 

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.

UNDP is now using this medium to invite competent and qualified young graduates that are currently unemployed to fill the vacant job position below;

1.) Laboratory Technician
2.) Admin/Finance Assistant
3.) Programme Associate

 

1. Job Title: Laboratory Technician

Job ID: 22367
Location: Abuja
Grade: G7
Vacancy Type: FTA Local
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
Practice Area – Job Family: HIV and Health – LABORATORY SCIENCE

Background

  • The UN Clinic laboratory Technician performs His/her functions under the direct supervision of the Medical Physician In-Charge of the UN dispensary. The UN Clinics operate under the general supervision of UNDP on regards of all administrative matters.
  • The technical supervision of the physician and the medical personnel in the field and the
  • performance evaluation will be executed by the UN Medical Director or his nominee. In order to ensure that UNDP should granted access to MSD for its performance appraisal report.

Duties and Responsibilities
Clinical Duties:
Under the overall supervision of the Medical Doctor or his/her nominee within delegated authority, the Laboratory Technician will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Management of the UN dispensary laboratory to ensure smooth operation of the day-to-day functions;
  • Regular maintenance of all laboratory equipment following the technical specifications of the manufacturers of the equipment.
  • Fast and efficient resolution of all problems related to laboratory performance:
  • Proper reporting of problems to the manufactures’ customer service,
  • Proficient communication and coordination with maintenance technician and prompt facilitation of an on-site service if needed;
  • Ensure safe handling of bio-hazardous materials in compliance with the international standards and practices;
  • Draws blood samples applying international sterilization and bio safety standards.

Education & Work Experience:

  • E-Technical School – 5 year(s) experience, G-Bachelor’s Level Degree – 4 year(s) experience

Languages Required:

  • Desired: English (Fluency in English)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excelent problem solving skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to adapt to working with new systems

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

  • Professionalism: Demonstrated competence in laboratory testing and modern laboratory technology. Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
  • Planning and Organizing: Effective organizational skills and ability to prioritize and to plan own work.
  • Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
  • Informed and transparent decision making.
  • Commitment to continuous learning: Initiative and willingness to keep abreast of new skills in the nursing field.
  • Technology Awareness: Proficiency in relevant laboratory equipment.
  • Communication: Ability to write in a clear and concise manner and to communicate effectively orally.
  • Client Orientation: 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.

Application Closing Date
15th April, 2019.

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

 

2. Job Title: Admin/Finance Assistant

Job ID: 22480
Location: Abuja
Grade: SB3
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
Practice Area – Job Family: Management – Administration, Management – Finance

Background

  • The Nigerian Country Office has been able to secure GEF funds of about USD$13,000,000 over a period of five (5) years to implement the Sound Management of PCBs in Nigeria covering the 36 states of the Federation and the Integrated Approach Programme to Food Security in Nigeria (IAP-FS) in seven northern states of the country.
  • The objectives of the PCB project is to assist Nigeria to implement a sound management system for PCBs and other POPs. The project intends to decontaminate 1500 metric tons of PCB-contaminated electrical equipment and to dispose of 200 metric tons of pure PCB from transformers and capacitors.  The establishment of state-of-the-art analytical laboratories in Nigeria and the acquisition of the decontamination and dechlorination systems will allow PCB owners to complete the identification and proper treatment and disposal of the PCBs that will remain in the country beyond the duration of the project. For the food security project, the objectives is to to enhance long-term sustainability and resilience of food production systems in Nigeria, building greater community resilience to climate risks and other shocks that drive food insecurity.
  • In implementing, a lot of capacity building activities through workshops, meetings and dialogues would be done in different states across the nation and as a result, the Energy, Environment and Climate Change Unit, under which the two projects reside is looking to recruit a project associate at SB3/3 grade level to assist in the implementation and coordination of the activities at the state level. The GEF  Portfolio Associate will be locally recruited based on an open competitive process. He/she will be primarily responsible for the financial administration and/or additional support of the project (contractual, organizational, procurement, logistical, etc.)  actions of the GEF funded PCB and Food Security Programme and will be supervised by the Team Leader of the Environment, Energy & Climate Change unit. Generally, the Portfolio Associate will be responsible for supporting the Team Leader in meeting government obligations under the project, under the national implementation modality (NIM).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The GEF Portfolio Administrative Assistant will work in close collaboration with the Programme, Operations, Communications and other project teams in the Country Office (CO) for effective achievement of results, anticipating and contributing to resolving complex programme/project-related issues and information delivery.
  • The incumbent is expected to exercise full compliance with UNDP programming, financial, procurement and administrative rules, regulations, policies and strategies, as well as implementation of the effective internal control systems.

Education & Work Experience

  • G-Bachelor’s Level Degree – 3 year(s) experience

Languages Required:

  • Desired: English (Fluency in English)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent computer skills, in particular mastery of all applications of the MS Office package;
  • Excellent written communication skills; and
  • A good working knowledge of Atlas/SAP/SAGE Platform would be an added advantage.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrate commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Shares knowledge and experience;
  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Application Closing Date
15th April, 2019.

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

 

3. Job Title: Programme Associate (MLAILPKC)

Job ID: 22368
Location: Abuja
Grade: SB3
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
Practice Area – Job Family: Peace Building – Governance, Peace, and Security

Background

  • The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Nigeria secured a one-year Japanese funding to implement Institutional and Human Capacity Strengthening Support for the Martin Luther Agwai International Leadership and Peacekeeping Centre (MLAILPKC), Kaduna
  • Under the overall guidance of the Team Leader, Governance, Peace and Security and the direct supervision of the Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Project, the incumbent supports effective implementation and delivery of the project and the CO programme on governance, peace and security in all aspects in accordance and in consistent with UNDP regulations and rules as articulated in the POPP and other related policies and guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supports to formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Country Programmes and Projects
  • Provides support to the management of Japan-funded project and the other CO governance, peace and security programme.
  • Provides substantive and administrative support to the Governance, Peace and Security Unit’s programmes/projects.
  • Provides support to resource mobilization efforts of the CO and prepares required donor reports (narrative and financial).
  • Provides support to the CO knowledge management and best practice.

Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise

  • Level 1.1: 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
  • Demonstrates in-depth understanding and knowledge of the current guidelines and project management tools, and utilizes these regularly in work assignments.

Education & Work Experience

  • C-HS Graduate or equivalent – 5 year(s) experience; G-Bachelor’s Level Degree – 2 year(s) experience

Languages Required:

  • Desired: English (Fluency in English)

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in managing DATABASE.
  • Prince2 PMP achieved will be desired.
  • 5 years of development work and progressively responsible for substantive, administrative or programme management support at the national or international level is required.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Application Closing Date
11th April, 2019.

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

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