Programme Analyst - Area Coordinator at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
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Programme Analyst – Area Coordinator at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) assists upcoming nations to attract and utilize aid effectively. In all their doings, they encourage the preservation of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women.

They welcome applications from aptly qualified individuals to fill the following positions described below.

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Job Title: Programme Analyst – Area Coordinator with Frequent Travels to Adamawa and Yobe States

Job ID: 27615
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Practice Area – Job Family: Crisis Prevention and Recovery – STABILIZATION
Grade: NOB
Vacancy Type: FTA Local
Posting Type: External
Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension
Slot: 3 Openings

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures day-to-day coordination and management of program activities in his/her assigned geographic area of responsibility and program outputs;
  • Reports to Head of Stabilization or his/her designated staff on the achievement of project outputs in the respective state contributes to project/program reports and supports communications results of UNDP sub-office in Maiduguri;
  • Ensures that the program produces the Early Recovery, Stabilization, and Peace-building results specified in project documents, to the required standard of quality and within specified constraints of time and cost; and
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Ensures day-to-day coordination and management of program activities in his/her assigned geographic area of responsibility and program outputs:

  • Liaises and collaborates with relevant counterparts and target groups in specific locations in the three targeted states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe.
  • Coordinate implementation of NE program components and outputs to create maximum results of UNDP’s interventions for the target beneficiaries and communities in the respective state.
  • Ensures full alignment and complementarity of UNDP’s efforts for Early Recovery, Stabilization, and Peace-building with strong and close relationships and networks with those of national counterparts, sister UN Agencies, and other institutions and individuals in the targeted areas
  • Serve as a focal point from UNDP to the respective State Government for coordination and liaison related to UNDP projects and programs.
  • Ensures team-works and coordination among staff, experts and project teams working under different NE projects.
  • Monitors and supervises the work of contracted parties and individuals for specific substantive or geographic outputs
  • Ensures full compliance with UNDP rules and regulations of all ER activities for specific substantive or geographic outputs.
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Consolidates and reports on the achievement of project outputs in the respective areas/states, contributes to project/program reports and supports communications results of UNDP sub-office in Maiduguri:

  • Reports on UNDP’s activities for Early Recovery, Stabilization, and Peace-building in the respective areas/states, accomplishments and results as per formats, milestones and other requirements for specific substantive or geographic outputs
  • Provide consolidated inputs on the in the respective areas/states and contributes to sub-office reporting to counterparts and humanitarian clusters for UNDP
  • Certifies completion of specific works and services as conducted by contractors as part of specific substantive or geographic outputs
  • Produces stories, editorials, audio-visual and other materials in support of UNDP communications efforts furthering UNDP NE projects and activities in the respective areas/states in the three targeted states.
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Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Master’s degree in any of the Social Sciences/Humanities or any development related field

Experience:

  • At least 4 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in development programming, program coordination or project implementation.
  • Experience implementing early recovery programs in communities in North-East Nigeria
  • Experience in participatory planning, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting
  • Previous experience with a multilateral or international organization, notably with UNDP, is highly desirable.
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Language Requirement:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
  • The ability to communicate well in Kanuri, Hausa.

Competencies
Corporate:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN values and ethical standard;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism.

Technical/ Functional:

  • Substantive and technical expertise in all aspects of stabilization, peace-building, and DDR programming within broader recovery frameworks, including assessments and planning;
  • Has good knowledge of UNDP program and operational issues;
  • Has knowledge of UNDP/UN policies and program in crisis and post-crisis situations;
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills.
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Managerial:

  • Focuses on impact and results for the client and responds positively to feedback;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Builds strong relationships with internal and external clients;
  • Demonstrates the capacity to communicate effectively; resource management; capacity to plan and organize programs effectively;
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative and mature judgment.

Behavior:

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.People Skills:
  • Promotes a learning and knowledge sharing environment;
  • Facilitates the development of individual and multi-cultural/team competencies.

Application Closing Date
22nd December 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified individuals should: Click here to apply online

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