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Organization United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Posts 3 Vacancies
Category Recruitment
Location Abuja
Mode Online Process
Deadline November 13, 2019
Website https://www.ng.undp.org/

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Recruitment 2019 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. The 2019 United Nations Development Programme Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on seviportal.com as well as on the official website www.ng.undp.org.

Available Job Positions & Details

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.

The following positions are available at the United Nations Development Programme. Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.

1. Job Title: Framework Agreement- Humanitarian Civil-Military Advisor

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Additional Category: Crisis Response
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: National Consultant
Starting Date: (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Jan-2020
Duration of Initial Contract: Six (6) Months
Expected Duration of Assignment: One (1) year


  • A humanitarian crisis persists in the Northeast, which is marked by ongoing conflict. More specific to the Northeast is an ongoing insurgency by Boko Haram which seeks to destabilize governance in the area.
  • These ongoing conflicts compromise humanitarian space and frame the situation, which the CMCoord Analyst must seek to navigate to facilitate the humanitarian mandate.
  • This is a complex and difficult role, undertaken with significant personal risk.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Head of CMCoord with overall direction of the Head of OCHA and working as an integral part of the organization’s Team, the incumbent will be ensuring maximum professionalism and adding capacity in supporting the mandate of OCHA.
  • This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA Abuja). The Civil–Military Advisor (UN-CMCoord) will be based in Abuja and report to the Head of CMCoord, and UN OCHA Head of Office.

Duties and Responsibilities
Within limits of delegated authority, the Consultant will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Serve as focal point and strong advocate for the humanitarian civil—military dialogue with a focus on liaison and information sharing at Federal Capital level, supporting the humanitarian emergency response and safeguarding the principled humanitarian action.
  • Identify, establish and maintain contact with appropriate military counterparts at the Ministry of Defence and Nigerian Armed Forces Headquarters in Abuja on CMCoord issues pertaining to the humanitarian emergency response in North-East Nigeria. Ensure mutual exchange of information about ongoing humanitarian assistance issues, security and advocacy of humanitarian needs.
  • Sensitizing and informing appropriate military counterparts at the Ministry of Defence and Nigerian Armed Forces Headquarters on CMCoord principles and concepts, coordination structures and humanitarian outreach requirements in North-East Nigeria ensuring a clear distinction between humanitarian and military actors is maintained at all times.
  • Facilitate the process of humanitarian movements by air and road for staff and cargo from a Federal Capital liaison point of view. [working in conjunction with WFP/Logistics Cluster?
  • Participate in relevant meetings, seminars, workshops and training events as required.
  • Provide inputs for reports, presentations and summaries as required. Conduct briefings as required.
  • Any other duties as may be required in support of the OCHA Nigeria Office CMCoord strategy.


  • Knowledge of a range of humanitarian assistance, emergency relief and related human rights issues, including approaches and techniques to address difficult problems.
  • Analytical capacity and in particular the ability to analyze and articulate the humanitarian dimension of issues which require a coordinated UN response.
  • Ability to identify issues and judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve a wide range of problems.
  • Ability to conduct research, including ability to evaluate and integrate information from a variety of sources and assess impact on the humanitarian rights situation in assigned country/area.
  • Ability to work under pressure, on occasion in a highly stressful environment (e.g. civil strife, natural disasters and human misery); ability to provide guidance to new/junior staff. Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges.


  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;
  • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately
  • Asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors’ language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.


  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda;
  • supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Planning & Organizing:

  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies;
  • Identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required;
  • Allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks
  • Allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Advanced University Degree (Master’s Degree or equivalent) in International Relations, Political Science, Law, Management, or similar specific field of study; or military academy degree with advanced training in these areas; or equivalent combination of academic background and practical experience in a relevant field.


  • Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible professional field and / or headquarters experience in Civil-Military Coordination or equivalent in United Nations peacekeeping missions.


  • Fluency in oral and written English.

Other skills:

  • Experience in interacting with Armed Forces, completion of UN peacekeeping training courses, ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Previous experience in working with United Nations entities and knowledge of mandates of key humanitarian stakeholders.

Deadline: 6th November, 2019 (Midnight New York, USA).

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

2. Job Title: Electrical/Electronic Technical Assistant

Job ID: 26841
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: SB2
Posting Type: Common System
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Practice Area – Job Family: Management
Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension


  • Under the guidance and supervision of UN House Manager, the Technical Assistant provides effective and reliable services ensuring high accuracy of work in the operation of all Extra Low Voltage Electrical/Electronic Appliances installed at UN House Abuja. The Technical Assistant demonstrates a client-oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy, tact and the ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.
  • The Technical Assistant  provides technical support services to the UN House Abuja Common Services unit  staff, UN Personnel, Consultants and Experts and UN staff on mission.

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

  • Provision of reliable and efficient technical support services in the operation of all extra low voltage Electrical/Electronic appliances installed at UN House;
  • Monitoring and maintaining records of all ELV installations in the UN House as follows:
    • Meeting Rooms and Conference Hall Audio and Visual Equipment including Video Conferencing Systems.
    • CATV [DSTV] System.
    • Public Address, Emergency Voice Communication and Disabled Alarm Systems.
    • Fire Alarm System.
    • Building Monitoring System [BMS].
    • FM200 System.
    • Access Control System.
    • LAN Networks: Voice and data
    • CCTV systems.
  • Assist Staff/Users to resolve and address complaints in the use of the above systems in a timely manner;
  • Promptly report of potential operational issues before they arise and recommend solution for remediation;
  • Ensure that all the above Systems always operate at their optimum;
  • Adhere to all operational procedures of each ELV system
  • Ensures provision of reliable and efficient technical support services by:
    • Coordinating end-users operation of all extra low voltage facilities and audio visual appliances installed at UN House and daily monitoring and keeping records of the functionality and usage of all extra low voltage facilities and appliances within UN House with a view to ensuring timely preventative and pre-emptive maintenance,
    • Providing clear weekly reports in a timely manner  meeting official personnel and visitors at the airport, visa and customs formalities arrangement when required.
  • Ensures cost-savings through ensuring proper use of all extra low voltage facilities and audio visual appliances installed in, around and across UN House through accurate maintenance of daily usage logs, provision of technical inputs to formulation of Common Services Annual Workplans  and reports.
  • Ensures proper day-to-day maintenance of the extra low voltage facilities and audio visual appliances such as CCTV Cameras, Access Control Card Readers, Installed Projectors, Sprinkler sensors, Smoke Detector sensors, Building Management System (BMS), CATV/DSTV systems, UPS back-up for all the facilities, through timely minor repairs, arrangements for major repairs, etc.
  • Ensure that all the above Systems always operate at their optimum by assisting staff/users to resolve and address complaints in the use of the facilities and applinaces in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all immediate actions required by rules and regulations as well as standard operating procedures (SOPs) are taken in using the facilities.

Impact of Results:

  • The key results have an impact on the accurate, safe and timely execution of the sub office services.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Secondary Education Mandatory. HND/University degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Computer Science is strongly desirable.
  • Professional certification or country specific related license.


  • 3 years’ relevant professional work experience in the design, installation, operation an maintenance of Extra Low Voltage Electronic appliances in an international organization, INGO or project.

Corporate Competencies:
Operational Effectiveness:

  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties
  • 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
  • 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
  • Demonstrates excellent knowledge of the relevant protocols

Managing Data:

  • 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

Managing Documents, Correspondence and Reports:

  • Creates, edits and presents information (queries, reports, documents) in visually pleasing, clear and presentable formats such as tables, forms, presentations, briefing notes/books and reports using advanced word processing and presentation functions and basic database and spreadsheet software
  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard

Planning, Organizing and Multi-Tasking:

  • 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.

Language Requirements:

  • Proficiency in English as the UN language of the duty station.

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

3. Job Title: Head, Programme Management Support Unit (PMSU)

Job ID: 26838
Location: Abuja
Vacancy Type: FTA International
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension


  • Under the overall guidance of the Resident Representative and with a direct supervision by the Deputy Resident Representative (Programmes), the Head PMSU acts as quality assurance centre to Senior Management on all aspects of the CO programme. The Head PMSU provides advice to Senior Management and supports the programme units on Strategic Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Audit, Result Based Management policies and procedures, corporate compliance, resource mobilization, and donor reporting.
  • The Head of the PMSU reports to Deputy Resident Representative (programme) and works closely with the Deputy Resident Representative (Operations), acting as a bridge and enhancing information sharing between Programme and Operations Units.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the alignment of UNDP programmes and projects to the UNDP corporate strategic plan 2018-2021;
  • Coordinate with the UNDP Programme Teams and Operations Units to ensure the Country Office adheres to and complies with corporate policies and dashboards;
  • Provide policy advice to Senior Management of the Country Office on quality assurance and compliance issues;
  • Oversee UNDP Nigeria’s Monitoring and Evaluation policies and procedures and provide quality assurance to the evaluation processes;
  • Represent the Country Office in the One UN Monitoring and Evaluation Group;
  • Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing on monitoring and evaluation;
  • Provide support to the implementation of Result Based Management (RBM);
  • Support programme and project monitoring and evaluation and timely donor  reporting;
  • Ensure sound planning and monitoring of financial resources of the UNDP programme in Nigeria;
  • Ensure compliance to UNDP audit policies;
  • Manage the Programme Management Support Unit staff members.

As a member of the CO management team, provides policy advice, coordinates, and ensures the strategic planning for the UNDP programme focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Support the operationalization of the Country Programme Framework 2019-2020 in collaboration with the main partners and other UN Agencies;
  • Coordinate with other units in the Country Office the IWP and the ROAR and other corporate planning and results reporting exercises;
  • Support and coordinates knowledge building and management in the Country Office.

Provides effective quality assurance of full cycle of programming from formulation to implementation achieving the following results:

  • Effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results;
  • Ensure effective monitoring and evaluation with the aim of measuring the impact of the CO programme;
  • Ensure effective implementation of the Internal Control Framework in collaboration with the Operations Unit;
  • Establish a quality and accountable reporting system;
  • Coordinate the audit exercise among programme, project and operations staff and ensure compliance with audit quality standards and timeframes.

Support programme and project monitoring and evaluation focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Ensure that the projects have results-based annual work plans with indicators, baselines and targets established at output and activity level;
  • Oversee and execute M&E activities included in the Quarterly Annual Work Plan and the M&E plan, with focus on results and impacts;
  • Ensure quality contributions to the Results-Oriented Annual Reporting (ROAR), including provision of quality Programme data according to a predefined set of indicators and other requirements, etc.;
  • Ensure the preparation of consolidated progress reports for project management (including project quarterly and annual progress reports) capturing qualitative and quantitative aspects, according to the annual work plans and log frame including identification of problems, causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation, and providing specific recommendations;
  • Undertake regular visits to the field to support implementation of M&E and to identify where adaptations might be needed;
  • Facilitate project mid and final evaluations, assessments and review;
  • Monitor the project implementation activities follow up of evaluation and audit recommendations;
  • Advise Project Managers on preparation of work plan and quarterly work plan;
  • Support the process of UNDP quality results reporting by provision of M&E information for ATLAS, Transparency Dashboard as well as facilitating the process of Programme/project Quality Assurance and Monitoring;
  • Support update of project risk log, issue log, lessons learnt log and other UNDP instruments for effective implementation of the electoral programme;
  • Ensure evaluation of results achieved by the project against their targets and track overall progress in achieving objectives in accordance with UNDP Evaluation Policy, UNDP Programme and Operations Policies and Procedures and UN Evaluation Norms and Standards;
  • Design and implement a system to identify, analyze, document and disseminate lessons learned.

Ensure sound planning and monitoring of programme financial resources focused on the following results:

  • Strategic oversight of planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Implementation of effective internal controls, proper functioning of a client-oriented financial resource management system;
  • Regular monitoring of the CO delivery, resource mobilization, TRAC Allocation, programme revenue management (GMS/DPC);
  • Periodic monitoring of dashboards and exceptions, identification of remedial actions;

Management of the Management Support Unit focused on the following results:

  • Supervise the staff of the PMSU in line with the UNDP staff performance guidelines and policies
  • Build the capacity of the national staff in the PMSU.

Core Competencies

  • Ability to make new and useful ideas work
  • People Management Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
  • Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others
  • Creates new and relevant ideas and leads others to implement them
  • Leadership Ability to persuade others to follow
  • Plans and acts transparently, actively works to remove barriers


  • Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform Level 5: Gains trust of peers, partners, clients by presenting complex concepts in practical terms to others.


  • Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement
  • Critically assesses value and relevance of existing policy / practice and contributes to enhanced delivery of products, services, and innovative solutions


  • Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge.
  • Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise
  • Ability to identify and execute opportunities to improve operational efficiency
  • Knowledge of organizational development concepts, issues and principles and the ability to apply them to strategic and/or practical situations

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.


  • 7 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services.
  • Hands-on experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects and establishing inter-relationships among international organization and national governments.
  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Deadline: 13th November, 2019 (Midnight New York, USA)

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

Things To Know Before Appling

To apply for the United Nations Development Programme Recruitment 2019. Below is what you need to know:

  • We publish on this page, the latest United Nations Development Programme Recruitment updates and each position published includes its a requirement, qualification, application form, and other vital information to help you understand the recruitment process and apply cordially.
  • Make sure you confirm the deadline of any advertised position before submitting an application.
  • Make sure you meet all minimum United Nations Development Programme Recruitment requirements and possess any required document before submitting an application.
  • Follow the details on each individual position to apply.

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