The Democratic Governance for Development (DGD) project is managed by UNDP in support of elections and more broadly, the deepening of democracy in Nigeria. It is funded with contributions from The European Union, the UK Department for International Development (DfID), UNDP, the Departments of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFTAD). The project duration is 2010-2015. It aims to consolidate and advance democratic governance and accountability in Nigeria to achieve the country’s stated development priorities and outcomes as specified in the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) and the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP).
These objectives are pursued through four components:
The project has commenced implementation of its phase II activities since January 2014 based on a Road map prepared which identifies the overall strategic objectives of Phase 2 in a programmatic sense, noting that activities must continue to feed into and support the overall progress of the Project towards the intended outcomes.
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Procurement Specialist, the Operations Associate provides the overall administration and execution of varied and inter-related operational and logistical activities, ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Operations Associate promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
The Operations Associate works in close collaboration with the Operations, Programme and projects staff in the CO and other UN agencies staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions :
Required Skills and Experience
Secondary education. Certification in Administration. University Degree in Business or Public Administration desirable, but it is not a requirement.
5 years of relevant experience in administration or programme support service. Previous experience with UNDP or any other international organization a MUST. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). Experience in handling of web-based management systems.
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online.