Friday, December 11, 2009

Training & Research Associate at UNDP

UNDP is recruiting for a Training & Research Associate to be based in Port Harcourt.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Collect and analyze viable NGO’s in the partnering states in our programme areas.
• Workshop organization – Planning and Delivery
• Gather pertinent background material and maintain files (both paper and electronic) and database for work unit.
• Research, compile, summarize and organize information and reference materials from various sources (reports, work plans,   studies, briefings, meetings / conferences, etc.) and make an up dated inventory of relevant documentation.
• Proofread documents and edit texts for accuracy, grammar, punctuation and style, and for adherence to established standards formats.
• Assemble documents, reports and other materials for global dissemination using standard processing package to produce a wide variety of large, complex documents (reports, tables, charts, graphs, presentations etc.).
• Develop up-to-date database for all training and capacity building sectors in our programme.
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Head of UNITAR Nigeria

Corporate Responsibility:

* Promote the strategic goals of UN and established UNITAR work plan
*  Result-oriented

Team Work:
* Able to integrate in work groups with people of different professional background
*  Responsive to group inputs and concerns to project initiative

Relationship Building:
*  Ability to tap into existing UNITAR institutional partnership
* Ability to network with national/international and professional institutions to achieve goals of the organization
*  Interpersonal relationship skill

Task Management skills:
*  Prioritization of tasks
*  Time management skill
*  Timely delivery of results

* Good communication skills both oral and written
*  Excellent presentation skill
*  Good knowledge of computer application skills

Building and Sharing knowledge:
* Good research skill
*  Ability to obtain and disseminate relevant information promptly

Required Skills and Experience

Education: Secondary Education, preferably with specialized certification in Accounting and  Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences  would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.
5 to 6 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems

Language Requirements:
Ability to express oneself effectively in English language, both orally and in writing

Deadline is 17th December 2009.

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