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Wednesday, 21 December 2011 04:18

UNOPS helps its partners in the United Nations system meet the world’s needs for building peace, recovering from disaster, and creating sustainable development.  UNOPS is known for its ability to implement complex projects in all types of environments around the globe.  In an effort to promote organizational excellence, UNOPS seeks highly qualified individuals for the following position:

 

JOB TITLE: PRINCIPAL OFFICER, ENTREPRENEURIAL & LIFE SKILLS
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-007
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Individual shall coordinate the development of entrepreneurial life skills for the centre
Individual shall provide technical guidance to project proposals submitted by implementing partners

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
B.Sc. or HND in Economics, socio-economic development, development planning, financial management or other related fields of work
Professional experience is an added advantage

JOB TITLE: MINDSET CHANGE AND REORIENTATION COORDINATOR
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-020
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Individuals must demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field of discipline. Also must be able to:
Modify instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse students when necessary.
Display ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their fields or discipline
Plan and Organise instructions in ways that maximises student learning
Encourage the development of communication skills

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
B.Sc. in computer Engineering or Computer Science
5 years working experience as a system Administrator
Professional qualifications is an added advantage

JOB TITLE: SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-010
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Individual will be responsible for the engineering of SA related solutions for various projects and operational needs
He shall install and configure systems such as supports GIS infracture applications or Asset management applications

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
B.Sc in computer Engineering or Computer Science
System Administration/System Engineer with certificate in Unix and Microsoft
5 years working experience as a system Administrator

JOB TITLE: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-009
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Individual will provide secreteriat support and ensure timely documentations in support of centre activities

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
B.Sc or HND in Humanities or Social Sciences
3 years Experience in financial/human resources management

JOB TITLE: PRINCIPAL OFFICER, COMMUNITY RELATIONS
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-008
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Principal officer, Community Relations will liaise between benefeciary communities and the centre
He/She shall advice on centre policies asit affects beneficiary communities.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
B.Sc or HND in Humanities
5 years working experience
Excellent intermediary skills
Excellent verbal and written skills

JOB TITLE: PRINCIPAL OFFICER, VOCATIONAL TRAINING
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-006
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Individual shall plan and organise instructions in the way that maximize student learning, employing appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor degree or HND, preferably in technical and vocational education (TVE)
5 years of full-time experience in teaching of vocational education.
Excellent verbal and written skills
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic Backgrounds of centre students and employees
Good understanding of business environment and specifically the technical and vocational training institutions
Professional qualification is an added advantage

JOB TITLE: HEAD, COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-005
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Individual will contribute to the development of relevant training programmes for the implementation by the local partners on community and social development.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
Master’s Degree of any Social Sciences Discipline
Minimum 5 years experience in similar relevant position;including experience in community development work, conflict management, stake holder workshops, community training, data collection, and baseline studies.

JOB TITLE: HEAD, WORKING AND HOUSING
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-004
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises the centre projects
Ensures the maintenance of buildings, roads, and drainage systems and general infrastructure in the centre

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
M.Sc civil Engineering
Over 6 years of experience with advanced technical knowledge in civil and/or structural engineering, or
10 years experience in design and construction, in both Public and private sectors

JOB TITLE: HEAD, VOCATIONAL, TECHNICAL AND ENTREPRENUERAL EDUCATION
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-003
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises vocational-related academic divisions, VTE and other related grants and contracts.
The individual will be expected to access community needs, plan, develop and implement innovative partnership with business/industry to foster a supportive economic environment

Qualifications/Experience
Master’s Degree, preferably in academic area related to assignment
Minimum of 10 to 15 years of previous job experience relevant to the function in relevant fields of work

JOB TITLE: HEAD, ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-002
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides secretariat support
Oversees the Financial and Human Resource management of the centre

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
BA or B.Sc degree in humanities or Social Sciences from a recognised university
10years relevant experience preferably in an academic institution

JOB TITLE: CENTRE MANAGER
VACANCY REFERENCE CODE: UNOPS/VA/2011-001
LOCATION: Abuja

RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees the management of the centre
Ensures quality and training
Maintenance of Accreditation standards in keeping with accreditation bodies
The individual will be expected to liaise with the centre’s board of trustees and partners

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE
Advanced degree in Educational management, Business Administration, Social Sciences and any other related subjects from a recognised University
15 years experience in management of technical and skills development institutions

TO APPLY
All interest candidates are expected to submit their applications containing a letter of interest, CV and the United Nations Personal History form (P11) to the following email address: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or before 15 January 2012

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no other correspondence will be entered into with application

For more details on the various positions, candidates are advised to visit UNOPS websites: www.unops.org and navigate to “Who We Need”

The UN Personal History (P11) can also be obtained from the UNOPS website http://www.unops.org/english/whoweneed/pages/defaoult.aspx

 

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