13 Dec 2012

Full-Time Latest Job openings at UNDP

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Job Description

TEAM LEADER, POVERTY REDUCTION AND ECONOMIC MANAGEMENT
Location : Abuja, NIGERIA
Application Deadline : 27-Dec-12
Type of Contract : FTA Local
Post Level : NO-C
Languages Required :
English

This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply.

Competencies
Corporate Competencies
Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Treats all people fairly without favoritism
Functional Competencies:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Shares knowledge and experience and contributes to UNDP Practice Areas and actively works towards continuing personal learning and development
Ability to provide top quality policy advice services on economic issues
Established track record of delivering strong analytical products with policy relevance
In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary development issues
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting
Ability to go beyond established procedures and models, propose new approaches which expand the range of programmes
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Management and Leadership
Ability to interact with policy officials at the highest levels of society
Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback
Encourages risk-taking in the pursuit of creativity and innovation
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills
Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors
Good interpersonal skills
Required Skills and Experience
Education:
Master’s Degree or equivalent in International Development, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration and other social science and/or related discipline.
Experience:
At least 10 years experience in poverty reduction, development and planning at national level with focus on inclusive growth of asset base of the poor.
Preference for those with direct experience of working on poverty reduction and/or economic management programmes.
Demonstrated ability to engage at the highest levels with donors and development agencies, government officials and UN Agencies.
Knowledge of international best practices and policies in the fields of poverty reduction and pro-poor development strategies.
Proven capacity development experience.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a cross-cultural setting.
Strong team working experience, particularly at leadership level.
High-level computing skills in word processing, spreadsheets, power point, and preferably web pages;

How to Apply

For details on the job description and application process, please visit http://www.ng.undp.org/jobs.shtml

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