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  • Posted on: 12 January, 2015 Deadline: 23 January, 2015
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    UNDP Human Resource's Unit undertakes a number of recruitment exercise for various agencies/project. In order to complete the recruitments in a timely manner the unit will require the service of a consultant to assist with sieving of applications received.



    Duties and Responsibilities

    Summary of Key Functions

    The consultant will be responsible for the following duties:

    • Review all applications received on the electronic job platform
    • Using the criteria listed, create a long list for all designated adverts
    • Make any relevant suggestion for improvement of the screening process


    The Consultant will be accountable for the provision of the following deliverables:

    • A concise long list for each job adverts based on selection criteria.
    • A final report summarizing the findings
    • Completion of long-lasting within the stipulated time frame
    • Report of the assignment

    This assignment will be based in Abuja, Nigeria



    • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties related to human resources
    • Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies
    • Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints
    • Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations
    • Detailed knowledge and understanding of clerical, administrative, secretarial best practices and procedures, in-depth knowledge of office software applications relating to word processing data management presentation, ATLAS, as required
    • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment in order to provide efficient delivery of service
    • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities


    • Collects and compiles data with speed and accuracy identifying what is relevant and discarding what is not, records it in an accessible manner and maintains data bases
    • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative
    • Transmits file data; creates and generate queries, reports and documents utilizing databases, spreadsheets, communications and other software packages with speed and accuracy
    • Interprets data, draws conclusions and/or identifies patterns which support the work of others


    • Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships
    • Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
    • Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs
    • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support

    Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member

    Required Skills and Experience

    Education and Experience:

    • Secondary School Certificate
    • At least 2 years experience in HR or administrative work
    •  Good knowledge of HR processes.

    The UN  is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities

    Method of Application

    To apply for this position, click here

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