Emptiness for Programme Affiliate at The United Nations Improvement Programme (UNDP)

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The United Nations Improvement Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ world improvement community. It advocates for change and connects international locations to data, expertise and sources to assist individuals construct a greater life for themselves. It gives skilled recommendation, coaching and grants assist to growing international locations, with rising emphasis on help to the least developed international locations. It promotes technical and funding cooperation amongst nations.

Headquartered in New York Metropolis, the standing of UNDP is that of an govt board throughout the United Nations Normal Meeting. The UNDP is funded fully by voluntary contributions from UN member states. The group operates in 177 international locations, the place it really works with native governments to fulfill improvement challenges and develop native capability.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:




Job Title: Programme Affiliate, SB3

Job ID: 34293
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: SB3
Company: UNDP
Observe Space – Job Household: Administration – PROGRAMME
Emptiness Kind: Service Contract (SC)
Posting Kind: Widespread System
Bureau: Africa
Contract Period: 1 yr with risk of extension

The Highlight Initiative is a world partnership to eradicate all types of violence towards girls and women. It was launched in September 2017 by the United Nations (UN) Secretary-Normal and the European Union (EU) Excessive Consultant and Vice President (HRVP). The Highlight Initiative helps UN improvement system (UNDS) reforms to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Improvement: three Core Businesses (the United Nations Improvement Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Inhabitants (UNFPA) and UN Girls) work collectively, with different related UN businesses, funds and packages (AFPs), making large-scale investments in precedence international locations.

The Initiative will deliver the UN system collectively, partaking related AFPs, in step with their respective mandates and capacities, to construct on and scale up what works, together with by means of complementing and supporting present mechanisms and packages on eliminating violence towards girls and women (EVAWG).

The Initiative is funding an allocation of €250 Million for eight African international locations: Nigeria, Liberia, Niger, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Uganda and Mali the place it seeks to eradicate sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), dangerous practices (HPs), and addressing associated elements of sexual and reproductive well being and rights (SRHRs).  In Nigeria, the Highlight Initiative goals to assist a Nigeria the place all girls and women, notably essentially the most weak, reside a life free from violence and dangerous practices.

The Workplace of the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator (RCHC) coordinates 5 UN Businesses to implement the Highlight Initiative in Nigeria- UN Girls, UNFPA, UNDP UNICEF and UNESCO. The Resident Coordinators Workplace hereby solicit for purposes from suitably certified people for the publish of a Programme Affiliate for the Highlight Programme.

Below the direct supervision of the Highlight Coordinator, the Programme Affiliate will assist general protocol, logistics and administration processes, transactions and companies of the Highlight Programme Administration Unit.

Duties and Duties

  • Below the management of the Highlight Coordinator, Programme Affiliate might be answerable for offering administrative assist to the SI programme
  • Facilitate bookings for SI programme employees and companions through correct and clear processes.
  • Function precept level of contact on compliance points with companions and program managers / officers.
  • Monitor allotted accomplice agreements and budgets and guarantee compliance with compliance manuals and donor pointers.
  • Present administrative and logistical assist to the Highlight Initiative workforce in issues regarding organizing of occasions, comply with up and supply of exercise requests in a well timed method.
  • Course of home and worldwide logistics for workers and companions and be certain that the processes are accomplished by means of permitted documentation following the programme’s procurement and administrative pointers and insurance policies.
  • Put together and submit a month-to-month logistics report back to line supervisor.
  • Advise line supervisor on points associated to contracted suppliers and repair suppliers associated to administrative  works.
  • Be sure that all supporting paperwork are nicely stored for all transactions and for fastened belongings.
  • Maintains correct inventoty of workplace gear, furnishings, software program and equipment.
  • Keep an environment friendly submitting system of paperwork as per the SI programme’s pointers.
  • Manages schedules / calendars, makes journey preparations, establishes inside administrative and reporting techniques, and successfully handles issues and inquiries as acceptable.

Required Expertise and Expertise

  • College Diploma in Enterprise, Accounting, Public Administration, Political Science or associated subject. Certification in Administration, Enterprise, Accounting or associated subject is fascinating, however not a requirement.


  • At the very least seven years of progressive accountable expertise in programme administration, logistics, programme assist service or different associated space is required.
  • Good laptop expertise (Home windows, MS Phrase, Excel/Unfold sheets, the web/Net) is required with proficiency in using accounting Software program
  • Means to work each in a workforce and independently and skill to switch data by means of formal and casual coaching
  • Sturdy interpersonal and organizational expertise, required
  • Must be prepared and in a position to journey extensively throughout the nation
  • Means to carry out a broad vary of actions geared toward efficient and environment friendly functioning, together with coping with a number of and routine duties
  • Confirmed expertise in interplay with a wide range of stakeholders (communities, authorities, CSO, donors, UN businesses, native authorities, and so on. for efficient liaison, synergy and coherence within the preparation and supply of undertaking’s actions
  • Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Dedication and Motivation, Dedication to Steady Studying, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism

Language Necessities:

  • Wonderful data of English (written and spoken) is obligatory.



  • Means to make new and helpful concepts work.
  • Assesses work with vital eye


  • Means to steer others to comply with.
  • Takes accountability for and ensures prime quality of personal work

Folks Administration:

  • Means to enhance efficiency and satisfaction.
  • Understands private and workforce roles, obligations and aims


  • Means to hear, adapt, persuade and remodel.
  • Reliably and constantly listens and interprets info and instruction accurately


  • Means to get issues accomplished whereas exercising good judgement.
  • Meets objectives and timelines for workforce deliverables

Technical / Practical:
Information Administration:

  • Means to seize, develop, share and successfully use info and data.
  • Replicate Reliably: Perform work, as directed, and exhibit a motivation to develop)

Collaboration and Partnership:

  • Means to develop, preserve, and strengthen partnerships with others inside (Programmes / tasks) or exterior the group who can present info, help, and assist.
  • Units general path for the formation and administration of strategic relationships contributing to the general positioning of UNDP.

Improvement, Planning and Monitoring:

  • Means to develop enterprise and planning processes on the nationwide and native degree and the flexibility to use to strategic and / or sensible conditions.

Sustainable Improvement Targets:

  • Information of the Sustainable Improvement Targets and the flexibility to use to strategic and/or sensible conditions.

Monitoring and Analysis:

  • Information of methodologies, asessment instruments, techniques and apply sensible expertise in planning, monitoring, evaluating and reporting and skill to use to sensible conditions.


  • Means to check out / take a look at new methods of engagement and communications.
  • Openness to totally different and new methods of doing issues; willingness to change one’s most popular means of doing issues

Knowledge and Statistics for Improvement:

  • Information of knowledge and statistics evaluation for 2030 Agenda for improvement and the flexibility to use to strategic and / or sensible conditions.



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Essential Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the overall nature and degree of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They aren’t to be construed as an exhaustive record of all obligations, duties and expertise required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different obligations along with these specified once in a while, as wanted
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