16 Aug 2011

United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization UNESCO recruits

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Job Description

The United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is recruiting personnel to fill the position below in Abuja.

Position: Driver Two (2) (Project Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy in Nigeria)
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Post Level: GS 3
Duration: One (1) year renewable subject to satisfactory performance

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance and Supervision of the Administrative Officer, the Drivers functional support to the Project “Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy in Nigeria” in the Abuja Office in the delivery of quality driving services for the implement of the Project activities.

The incumbents expected to:
• Serve as Driver to the Project Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy Program in Nigeria
• Despactch mails and other materials related to the Project
• Maintain Project vehicle in good working condition and record all vehicle movement in the logbook www.nigeriabestjobs.com
• Assist with airport, Hotel reception and security escorts with regards to missions in relation to the project
• Assist in workshop logistics, photocopying, binding and filing of documents
• Undertake other duties and responsibilities upon request by the Supervisor or project Officer.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Completion of secondary education
• Fluency in English language
• Valid Driver’s license with at least 5 years driving experience
• Excellent driving skills and ability to use basic motor tools
• Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations and UN Experience as a driver
• Familiar with the local traffic laws and safe travel routes and good knowledge of road networks in most Nigerian cities.
• Basic computer skills and ability to use office equipment such as Fax, Photocopying Machine, Scanner, etc.

Method of Application:
All applications should include functional e-mail addresses and mobile phone numbers, letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae with copy of degree and driving license. Application should be addressed in a sealed envelope to the Director and Representative UNESCO Abuja and clearly marked “Driver Literacy Project”.
To:
UNESCO office in Abuja
UN House, Plot 617/618, Diplomatic Zone,
Central Area District, Garki – Abuja Nigeria
abuja@unesco.org
Tel: +234(9)4616531 Fax: +234(9)4618510

Position: One Administrative Assistant (Project Revitalizing and Youth Literacy in Nigeria)
Type of Contract: Service Contract
Post Level: L5
Duration: One (1) year renewable subject to satisfactory performance

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the guidance and Supervision of the Administrative Officer, the Administrative Assistant provides functional administrative support to the Project “Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy in Nigeria” in the Abuja Office in the delivery of quality services in correspondence Management, effective Administrative and financial system, Asset Management, Maintenance of utilities, effective logistics Management.

1. Support the monitoring of the Project financial performance by providing necessary financial information and analysis, including implementation rate.
2. Detect potential over-under expenditure problems and works with the Project Officer on a regular basis.
3. Develop tools and mechanisms for effective monitoring of the Project budget, compilation of financial of financial data and provide accurate and up-dated financial information to the Project Officer on a regular basis.
4. Develop an effective and efficient filing system of the project files according to UNESCO Rules and Regulations
5. Provide logistical and technical support to the Project implementation by facilitating hotel reservations for conferences, meetings workshops, preparation of missions for the Project Staff, calculation and payment of daily subsistence allowances to participants in line with UNESCO Rules and Regulations. www.nigeriabestjobs.com
6. Maintain and update Project Asset Management both physically and electronically
7. Execute any other assignment as directed by the Project Officer or the Administrative Officer

Qualifications and Experience:
The ideal candidates should
• Possess a Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting/Finance, Business Administration of related field.
• Have a minimum of 6 years experience preferably in programme/project finance management in the public or private sector, experience within the UN will be an added advantage:
• Be fluent in oral and written English and proficient office software applications, excel and other accounting package.

Method of Application:
All applications should include functional e-mail addresses and mobile phone numbers, letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae with copy of degree. Application should be addressed in a sealed envelope to the Director and Representative UNESCO Abuja and clearly marked “Admin Assistant Literacy Project”. To:
UNESCO office in Abuja
UN House, Plot 617/618, Diplomatic Zone,
Central Area District, Garki – Abuja Nigeria
abuja@unesco.org
Tel: +234(9)4616531 Fax: +234(9)4618510

Position: Three (3) National Programme Officers/Education (Project Revitalizing Adult and Youth literacy in Nigeria)

Two (2) NPO will be based at the UNESCO office and one (1) shall be working from the Federal Ministry of Education

Type of Contract: Service Contract

Post Level: NOA

Duration: One (1) year renewable subject to satisfactory performance

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the guidance and Supervision of the Programme Specialist in Education, the National Programme Officer/Education for the Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy Progrmme in Nigeria.

1. Effectively participate in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy Programme in Nigeria 2011 -2014, including field missions.

2. Prepare quality workplans, mission plans, progress and final reports, briefs and presentations required for the successful and timely implementation of the progrmme.

3. Ensure effective coordination of programme activities through regular consultation and collaboration with relevant stakeholders and partners.

4. Effectively and timely organize programme-related workshops, seminars, field missions, study tours as per given deadlines and with strict adherence to UNESCO rules, procedures, and norms.

5. Support the day-to-day operations of the UNESCO Abuja Office and support the Education Unit with routine communication and consultation with relevant officials at federal and state levels

6. Keep abreast with national development programmes and trends with a view to identifying, organizing and analyzing relevant information to underpin the implementation and monitoring of the Revitalizing Adult and Youth Literacy Programme in Nigeria.

7. Perform any other duty deemed necessary by the Director of the Office.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

The ideal candidates should possess

1. Advanced university degree (Master or equivalent) in education

2. 5 to 10years of work of work experience in the fled of education at national level. Experience in and familiarity with the work of the United Nations, multilateral or bilateral organizations will be an asset

3. Ability to think and plan strategically and to work effectively with teams.

4. Excellent communication and report writing skills.

5. Excellent knowledge of English (oral and written). A brief written test may be used in the evaluation of candidates.

Method of Application

All application should include functional e-mail addresses and mobile phone numbers, letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae with copy of degree. Application should be addressed in a sealed envelope to the Director and Representative UNESCO Abuja and clearly marked” NPO/Education Literacy Project.

To:

UNESCO office in Abuja

UN House, Plot 617/618, Diplomatic Zone,

Central Area District, Garki – Abuja Nigeria

abuja@unesco.org

Tel: +234(9)4616531 Fax: +234(9)4618510
Deadline: on 31st August 2011.

Job Categories: Administrative & Secretary Jobs, BSC Jobs, NGO and Legal Jobs, and SSCE & GCE Jobs in Nigeria. Job Tags: abuja@unesco.org, Administrative Assistant, driver jobs, drivers, National Programme Officers/Education, recruits, UNESCO, and United Nations. Job expires in Endless.

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2 Responses to “United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization UNESCO recruits”

  1. Comment made by Machelle Aroyo on Aug 17th 2011 at 8:16 am:

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  2. Comment made by Michel Novoa on Aug 17th 2011 at 10:20 am:

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