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UNDP Recruitment 2021 (6 Positions)

Apply for Ongoing UNDP Recruitment 2021. See the 6 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. UNDP is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their establishment.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network. It advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves. It provides expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations. Jamb Result

Headquartered in New York City, the status of UNDP is that of an executive board within the United Nations General Assembly. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states. The organization operates in 177 countries, where it works with local governments to meet development challenges and develop local capacity. UNDP Recruitment

We are recruiting to fill the following position below:

1. Decarbonization Expert for Climate Change Mitigation Activities in Nigeria

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • The desired candidate for this assignment shall possess an Advanced Degree (PhD would be an advantage) in Geography, Climate Modelling, Environmental Engineering or other relevant fields.
  • The candidate must have sound technical report writing skill and proven ability to engage with multiple stakeholders to achieve desired results.
  • He/she must be fluent in written and spoken English.  Previous working experience with UN agencies is an asset.

Experience:

  • At least ten years of professional work experience providing programme support and policy advice on major climate policy and carbon issues at different levels;
  • Experience in climate change sectors’ policy assessment, design, monitoring and evaluation for all the concerned sectors.
  • Experience in the assessment of the abatement potential in the concerned sectors,;
  • Research experience in all the relevant sectors, including the ability to collect data, analyze data series, use the projection models, Greenhouse Gases modelling;
  • Experience in designing sectoral strategies/policy documents, programmes and/or projects in the concerned sectors (energy and transport)
  • Experience in cooperation with public administration, state governance bodies, research institutions and other stakeholders;
  • Experience in organizing and conducting workshops and webinars, interactive online work in groups
  • A perfect understanding of the low carbon transition and climate policy implementation as well as the institutional context in developing countries
  • A perfect understanding of UNFCCC international climate negotiations and communication framework and process.
  • Experience in working with national governments of developing countries in the field of climate change, and particularly on NDC development, implementation and planning is required.
  • Solid understanding of capacity building needs at country level in areas related to climate policy and NDC in particulars.
  • Experience and skills in facilitating the development of multi-stakeholders processes.
  • Knowledge of GHG inventories and setting up MRV systems is desirable.

Application Closing Date
23rd September 2021 (Midnight New York, USA).

Link to apply: apply online

2. National Constitution and Gender Expert (Nigerian House of Representatives)

Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:

  • PhD in Legal Studies
  • Special focus on constitutional law/studies is desirable

Experience: Waec Result

  • At least 15 years of experience in law and legal research.
  • Experience in combination of gender analysis and legal frameworks/constitutions is mandatory.
  • Proven experience in conducting legal research and drafting bills.
  • Experience in presenting research papers and facilitating working sessions.
  • Strong ties with the National Assembly and the GEOB TWC.
  • Experience with UN Intergovernmental processes including those related to women’s empowerment, gender mainstreaming and gender equality.
  • Proven experience working with the National Assembly on law reforms.
  • Strong knowledge of the Nigerian 1999 Constitution.
  • Experience of working with multi-stakeholder organizations is essential: governments, CSOs, and the UN/ multilateral/bilateral institutions.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Application Closing Date
23rd September, 2021 (Midnight New York, USA).

Link to apply: apply online

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3. Host and Moderator

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate high level of listening and communication ability.
  • Strong working knowledge of the UN and its mandate in Nigeria, and more specifically the work of UNDP in support of government.
  • Demonstrate understanding of local innovation ecosystem.
  • Ability to build rapport- smile, make eye contact, and allow introductions; create a warm, supportive, and comfortable environment.
  • Remain neutral yet involved- maintain objectivity both verbally and non-verbally.
  • Ability to flow with the conversation, pause, probe and ask questions that are clear
  • Acknowledge and Respect- recognize participants, respect various points of view.
  • Practice good Organization/Management Skills- practice the guide, prepare for the unexpected; keep the discussion moving, focused, and within the established timeframe.
  • Have basic knowledge of development in line with focus area of the Lab. basic information on unemployment and underemployment with the interventions of UNDP.
  • Be enthusiastic and attentive- have a high energy level; pay attention to participants- recognize group dynamics.
  • Having a Sense of Humor- laughter helps and keeps audience relaxed, encourages sharing of information, and helps the moderator maintain a human connection. Dollar to Naira Rate

Application Closing Date
23rd September 2021 (Midnight New York, USA).

4. National Constitution and Gender Expert (Nigerian Senate)

Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:

  • PhD in Legal Studies
  • Special focus on constitutional law/studies is desirable

Experience:

  • At least 15 years of experience in law and legal research.
  • Experience in combination of gender analysis and legal frameworks/constitutions is mandatory.
  • Proven experience in conducting legal research and drafting bills.
  • Experience in presenting research papers and facilitating working sessions.
  • Strong ties with the National Assembly and the GEOB TWC
  • Experience with UN Intergovernmental processes including those related to women’s empowerment, gender mainstreaming and gender equality.
  • Proven experience working with the National Assembly on law reforms.
  • Strong knowledge of the Nigerian 1999 Constitution.
  • Experience of working with multi-stakeholder organizations is essential: governments, CSOs, and the UN/ multilateral/bilateral institutions.
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required

Application Closing Date
23rd September, 2021.

Lin k to apply: apply online

5. Data Scientist (UNDP Knowledge Hub)

Expected Outcome/ Deliverables
The Expert will be expected to deliver the following for each project:

  • A research brief or presentation deck detailing the research question, statistical and enginering methodology, results, technical recommendations for practical use, and policy implications.
  • Well-documented code in either the R or Python programming language that allows other technical staff to use.
  • Supporting visualizations that enable intuitive communication with stakeholders.

Required Skills and Experience
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven experience in conducting various methods of statistical analysis including machine learning, predictive modeling;
  • Proven ability to translate findings statistical findings to policy recommendations
  • Ability to lead the statistical analysis and to combine with broader analytical trends and observations. This work includes explaining and applying findings and recommendations following the assessment;
  • Proven experience writing procedure documents and analysis reports for an international audience.
  • Excellent command of English

Application Closing Date
17th September, 2021; (Midnight New York, USA)

Link to apply: apply online

6. Public Engagement, Outreach, and Partnerships Lead

Required Skills and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Mass Media, Public Relations, Journalism, International Relations or related studies

Experience:

  • Master’s Degree with 5 years or Bachelor’s Degree with 7 years of progressively responsible for teams with relevant professional work experience in communication, print, broadcast, and/or new media and or fundraising/corporate communication, advocacy, Public Relations, project management, brand management including
  • Work experience in conflict related contexts, ideally at national or regional level is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in partnership development, collaboration and management is required
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in media and public engagement through dynamic platforms is required.
  • Experience in communications for development is not mandatory but an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills is required.
  • Experience in leading teams to create highly effective content targeting various audiences for use on digital platforms and mainstream media using innovative approaches and tools is required
  • Experience in the United Nations, a governmental, other multilateral or civil society organization is an asset.

Application Closing Date
20th September 2021; (Midnight New York, USA)

Link to apply: apply online

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