UNOPS Recruitment (Over 20 Positions) - Jobs in Nigeria

UNOPS Recruitment (Over 20 Positions)

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23 Dec, 2011

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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 :

Position: Administrative Assistants
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/201 1-009
Key Responsibilities
Individual will provide secretariat support and ensure timely documentations in support of Centre activities.

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.sc, HND in Humanities or Social Sciences
3 years working experience in financial/human resources management

Position: System Administrators
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/201 1-009
Key Responsibilities
Individual will be responsible for the engineering of SA related solutions for various project and operational needs
He shall install and configure systems such as supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.sc in Computer Engineering or Computer Science
System Administration/System Engineer with certification in Unix and Microsoft
5 years working experience as system administrator.

Position: Motor Vehicle Mechanic Course Instructor

Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-011

Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Qualification/Experience

Applicants should have B.sc or HND qualification in the area required and relevant to the execution of duties
5 years relevant working experience
Professional qualification is an added advantage

Position: Welding and Fabrication Course Instructor

Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-012

Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Qualification/Experience

Applicants should have B.sc or HND qualification in the area required and relevant to the execution of duties
5 years relevant working experience
Professional qualification is an added advantage

Position: Principal Officer, Entrepreneurial/Life Skills
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-007
Key Responsibilities
Individual shall coordinate the development of entrepreneurial life skills for the centre and provide technical guidance to project proposals submitted by implementing partners.

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.Sc or HND in Economics , Social –Economic development, development planning , financial management or other related fields
Minimum of 5 years of previous job experience relevant to the function or in relevant fields of work
Professional qualification is an added advantage

Position: Principal Officer Community Relations
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/201 1-008
Key Responsibilities
Individual will liaise between beneficiary communities and the Centre and will advice 6n Centre policies as it affects beneficiary communities.

Qualification /Experience
Applicants should have B.Sc or HND in Humanities
5 years working experience

Position: Head, Community /Social Development
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-005
Key Responsibilities
Individual will contribute to the development of relevant training programmes for the implementation by the local partners on community and social development.

Qualification /Experience
Applicants should have Masters degree of any Social Sciences discipline
Minimum of five years experience in a similar relevant position; including: experience in community development work, conflict management, stakeholder workshops, community training, data collection, and baseline studies.

Position: Principal Officer, Vocational Training
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-006
Key Responsibilities
Individual shall plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning, employing appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students.

Qualification/Experience
Applicants must posses Bachelors degree or HND, preferably in technical and vocational education (TVE)
Five years of full-time experience in teaching of vocational education
Excellent skills in verbal and written communication and problem solving
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, 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

Position: Head, Vocational Technical/Entrepreneurial Education
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-003
Key Responsibilities
Supervises vocational-related academic divisions, VTE and other related grants and contracts. The individual will be expected to assess community needs, plan, develop and implement innovative partnerships with business/ industry to foster a supportive economic environment

Qualification /Experience
Applicants should have a Master’s Degree, preferably in an academic area related to assignment.
Minimum of 10-15 years of previous job experience relevant to the function or in relevant fields of work;

Position: Head, Works and Housing
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/201 1-004
Key Responsibilities
Supervises the Centre projects and ensures the maintenance of buildings, roads, drainage system and general infrastructures in the Centre

Qualification /Experience
Applicants should have M.Sc in Civil Engineering,
Over six years of experience with advanced technical knowledge in civil and/or structural Engineering, or
10 years working experience in design and construction, in both the public and private sectors

Position: Centre Manager
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-001
Key Responsibilities
Oversees the management of the Centre and ensures quality of training and maintenance of accreditation standards in keeping with accrediting bodies. The individual will be expected to liaise with the Centre’s Board of Trustees and Partners.

Qualification /Experience
Advanced degree in Educational Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or other related subjects from a recognized university.
15 years experience in the management of technical and skills development institutions.

Position: Head, Administration and Finance
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-002

Key Responsibilities
Provides secretariat support and oversees the Financial and Human Resource management of the Centre.

Qualification /Experience
Applicants should have BA or B.Sc degree in Humanities or Social Sciences from recognized university
10 years relevant working experience preferably in an academic institution.

Position: Diesel Plant Fitting Course Instructor
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-013
Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.sc or HND qualification in the area required and relevant to the execution of duties
5 years relevant working experience
Professional qualification is an added advantage
Position: Carpentry and Joinery Course Instructor
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-014
Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.sc or HND qualification in the area required and relevant to the execution of duties
5 years relevant working experience
Professional qualification is an added advantage

Position: Centre Manager
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-001
Key Responsibilities
Oversees the management of the Centre and ensures quality of training and maintenance of accreditation standards in keeping with accrediting bodies. The individual will be expected to liaise with the Centre’s Board of Trustees and Partners.

Qualification /Experience
Advanced degree in Educational Management, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or other related subjects from a recognized university.
15 years experience in the management of technical and skills development institutions.

Position: Head, Administration and Finance
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-002

Key Responsibilities
Provides secretariat support and oversees the Financial and Human Resource management of the Centre.

Qualification /Experience
Applicants should have BA or B.Sc degree in Humanities or Social Sciences from recognized university
10 years relevant working experience preferably in an academic institution.
Position: Guidance/Counseling Officer
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-019
Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.sc or HND qualification in the area required and relevant to the execution of duties
5 years relevant working experience
Professional qualification is an added advantage
Position: Mindset Change /Reorientation Coordinator
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-020
Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Position: Electrical Installation Course Instructor
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-015
Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.sc or HND qualification in the area required and relevant to the execution of duties
5 years relevant working experience
Professional qualification is an added advantage
Position: Entrepreneurship Course Instructor
Vacancy Reference Code UNOPS/VA/2011-016
Key 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’ needs when necessary
Display an ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of their field of discipline
Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning.
Encourage the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments

Qualification/Experience
Applicants should have B.sc or HND qualification in the area required and relevant to the execution of duties
5 years relevant working experience
Professional qualification is an added advantage

Method of Applications

All interested candidates are expected to submit their applications containing a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the United Nations Personal History form (P11) to the following email address: [email protected] on or before 15th January, 2012. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and no other correspondence will be entered into with applicants

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 Forms (P11) can also be obtained from the UNOPS website http://www.unops.org/english/whoweneed/pages/default.aspx

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