• Current Career Opportunities at UNDP Nigeria

  • Posted on: 28 August, 2015 Deadline: 15 September, 2015
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  • UNDP has been in Nigeria since the country became independent in 1960 providing capacity building and policy development support to the Federal Government of Nigeria in areas of Governance & Peace Building, Inclusive growth and Sustainable Development.
    UNDP continues to support, the government in the preparation of the second National Implementation Plan of the National Vision 20:2020.

    Consultant - Establishment of Roster of Experts to Facilitate Dialogues, Trainings and Workshops under the Conflict Prevention and Peace Building

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Scope of Work

    The consultants will be required to provide technical support to trainings, workshops, dialogue fora and meetings.Specifically, the consultants will, among others, be required to perform the following tasks:

    • Develop workshop/training programmes/modules/manuals;
    • Facilitate dialogues/workshops/trainings;
    • Prepare comprehensive activity reports.

    The expertise areas required are:

    • Conflict Prevention and Management;
    • Business Management;
    • ICT with expertise in setting up ICT-based early warning and early response system.

    Outcome/Deliverables

    At the end of each programme/event, consultants will be expected to deliver the following outcomes/results:

    • Workshop/training modules/manuals;
    • Effective delivery of programme as prescribed; and
    • Comprehensive activity report.

     


    Competencies

    • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
    • Highest standard of integrity, discretion and loyalty;
    • Excellent understanding of organisational issues;
    • Commitment to professionalism;
    • Knowledge in conducting training sessions and good facilitation skills;
    • Good understanding of change management, including system development and organizational skills;
    • Commitment to quality;
    • Commitment to deadlines;
    • Objectivity, honesty and fairness;
    • Logic and ability to operate systematically;
    • Excellent oral and writing communication skills;
    • Timely and accurate submission of reports and other required documents;
    • Substantive and linguistic quality of documents prepared;
    • Commitment to confidentiality of the assignment and handing over of products and documents paid for by UNDP used in the delivery of consultancy outputs.

     


    Required Skills and Experience

    Education:

    • Second degree in social sciences, conflict prevention and resolution, psychology, political science, law, business management, computer science and humanities;
    • Applicants with first degree and not less than 15 years experience in academic, training and cognate experience in any of the areas will be considered.

     Experience:

    • At least 10 years cognate experience in the areas of workshop/training/dialogue facilitation with focus on any of the broad areas mentioned above;
    • A mixture of academic experience, facilitation and workshop skills will be an asset.

    Language:

    • Fluent in English.

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    Consultant - Establishment of Roster of Administrative and Logistic Support Services

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    The consultants will be required to provide administrative and logistic support to trainings, workshops, dialogue fora and meetings.Specifically, the consultants will, among others, be required to perform the following tasks:

    • Provide administrative support for effective management of the trainings, workshops, dialogue fora, meetings;
    • Circulate Logistic Note to the participants and ensure compliance;
    • Provide participants with the relevant information about the particular event, accommodation, entitlements and check-in to the hotel;
    • Maintain accurate list of participants and their accounts details;
    • Take daily attendance of the participants with their signatures
    • Package and distribute writing materials for the participants;
    • Liaise with the hotel personnel and service providers to ensure that facilities and services meet the standard requirements;
    • Attend to complaints from the participants;
    • Work with the hotel personnel to prepare the workshop venue for the workshop;
    • Liaise and work with the organizing partners for a successful programme;
    • Prepare the report of the programme; and
    • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Programme Co-ordinator.

    The consultants will be required to provide administrative and logistic support to trainings, workshops, dialogue fora and meetings.Specifically, the consultants will, among others, be required to perform the following tasks:

    • Provide administrative support for effective management of the trainings, workshops, dialogue fora, meetings;
    • Circulate Logistic Note to the participants and ensure compliance;
    • Provide participants with the relevant information about the particular event, accommodation, entitlements and check-in to the hotel;
    • Maintain accurate list of participants and their accounts details;
    • Take daily attendance of the participants with their signatures
    • Package and distribute writing materials for the participants;
    • Liaise with the hotel personnel and service providers to ensure that facilities and services meet the standard requirements;
    • Attend to complaints from the participants;
    • Work with the hotel personnel to prepare the workshop venue for the workshop;
    • Liaise and work with the organizing partners for a successful programme;
    • Prepare the report of the programme; and
    • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Programme Co-ordinator.

    Expected Outcomes/Deliverables

    At the end of each programme/event, consultants will be expected to deliver the following outcomes/results:

    • Ensure effective implementation of programme;
    • Accurate list of participants with their NUBAN account details;
    • Daily list of participants with their signatures;
    • Contribute significantly to the success of programme; and
    • Provide programme report.

     


    Competencies

    • Strong writing skills particularly in preparing issue-based papers or technical reports;
    • Meeting deadlines and maintaining high-quality of output even while working under pressure;
    • Good judgment and experience working in a multi-cultural setting are critical;
    • Excellent communication / organizational skills, attention to details;
    • Ability to operate personal computers, corporate and commercial software applications and databases such as Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Internet;
    • Highest standards of integrity and discretion are essential.

     


    Required Skills and Experience

    Education:

    • Minimum of School Certificate or higher qualification in any field of study or similar qualifications.

    Experience

    • At least 5 years working experience in training/workshop/dialogue management, rapporteur and report writing;
    • Similar work experience in international organizations or UNDP;
    • Experience in UN training/workshop management.

    Language:

    • English.

    Method of Application

    Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click on preferred job titles to apply online.

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