POST TITLE: NATIONAL EXPERT – PROGRAMME ANALYST
DURATION: 6 Months Date required: 1 July – 31 December 2011 (fixed)
DUTY STATION: Abuja, Nigeria
The regional office of UNIDO in Nigeria is implementing a four-year Country Programme that was developed in line with the need of the country to become one the 20 largest economies of the world by the years 2020 using industry as its spring board. In view of its huge resource endowment and the quest to diversity the productive base of the Nigerian economy, the Country Programme has three interrelated thematic priority areas follows: (a) Poverty reduction through productive activities; (b) Trade Capacity Building; and (c) Energy and Environment
The National Expert is expected to make substantive contribution to the activities of the regional office within the context of the Country Programme. Under the supervision of the UNIDO Representative in Nigeria, he (she) is expected to perform the following duties:
- Participate in meetings of the regional office with stakeholders (in Abuja or any of the States of the Federation) on industrial development initiatives, youth employment, and other poverty reduction initiatives.
- Prepare frameworks, concept notes, and project documents in close collaboration with UNIDO partners on industrial development issues in Nigeria
- Follow up with UNIDO partners on a regular basis to implement agreed plans, actions, projects, etc
- Prepare end of assignment report to UNIDO in December 2011.
An advanced university degree in development economics, agriculture or engineering
At least 2 or 3 years of related working experience. A broad knowledge of industrial development issues in Nigeria would be an advantage
Ability to work in a multicultural team, willingness to travel to different parts of the country and working under tight schedules
WORKING LANGUAGE: English
Deadline to submit application is Tuesday, 21 June 2011. If you meet the requirement above, please forward your application letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, please quote “Application for National Expert – Programme Analyst” on your email application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.