The regional office of UNIDO in Nigeria is implementing a four-year Country Programme that was developed in line with the need of the country to become one of the 20 largest economies of the world by the year 2020 using industry as its spring board. In view of its huge resource endowment and the quest to diversify the productive base of the Nigerian economy, the Country Programme has three interrelated thematic priority areas as follows:
(a) Poverty reduction through productive activities;
(b) Trade Capacity Building; and
(c) Energy and Environment.
NATIONAL EXPERT -PROGRAMME ANALYST
The National Expert is expected to make substantive contribution to the activities of the regional office within the context of the Country Programme. Under the supervision of the UNIDO Representative in Nigeria, he (she) is expected to perform the following duties:
I Participate in meetings of the regional office with stakeholders (in Abuja or any of the States of the Federation) on industrial development initiatives, youth employment, and other poverty reduction initiatives
II Prepare frameworks, concept notes, and project documents in close collaboration with
UNIDO partners on industrial development issues in Nigeria
III Follow up with UNIDO partners on a regular basis to implement agreed plans, actions, projects, etc.
IV Prepare end of assignment report to UNIDO in December 2011
An advanced university degree in development economics, agriculture or engineering. At least 2 or 3 years of related working experience. A broad knowledge of industrial development issues in Nigeria would be an advantage.
Ability to work in a multicultural team , willingness to travel to different part of the country and working under tight schedule
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Deadline to submit application is Tuesday, 21 June 2011. If you meet the requirement above, please forward your application letter and resume to email@example.com, Please quote "Application for National Expert - Programme Analyst" on your email application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted