Posted on :
22 Dec, 2011
22 Dec, 2011
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 Nigeria, UNOPS is implementing The Niger Delta Job Creation and Conflict Prevention Initiative which aims at mitigating the violence in the Niger Delta through job creation and conflict prevention initiatives to the vulnerable unemployed youths in the region.
The project is jointly funded by the Delta State Government, United Nations Development Project (UNDP) and Shell Petroleum Development Corporation (SPDC). This specific project covers a variety of sectors including training of beneficiaries in livelihood vocational skills development, job creation, mind-set change and conflict prevention initiatives. To achieve these objectives, UNOPS alongside the partners are setting up a befitting vocational training centre in Egbokodo, Warri, Delta State and would require the services of suitably qualified individuals for the following positions:
Principal Officer, Entrepreneurial & Life Skills
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-007
Individual shall coordinate the development of entrepreneurial life skills for the Centre and provide technical guidance to project proposals submitted by implementing partners.
Entrepreneurship Course Instructor
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-011
Individuals must demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge of their field of discipline. Also, must be able to:
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Recruitment for the above stated positions is carried out on behalf of the Delta state Government and partners and successful candidates, once employed shall be subject to the best salary scale obtainable at Delta State institutions with an additional Special Duty Allowances (SDA) – 30% of Gross salary. Candidates will not be recruited nor subject to UN contract agreement.