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Framework Agreement- Humanitarian Civil-Military Advisor
|Location :||Abuja, NIGERIA|
|Application Deadline :||06-Nov-19 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Crisis Response|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||Six (6) Months|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One (1) year|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
A humanitarian crisis persists in the Northeast, which is marked by ongoing conflict. More specific to the Northeast is an ongoing insurgency by Boko Haram which seeks to destabilize governance in the area.
These ongoing conflicts compromise humanitarian space and frame the situation, which the CMCoord Analyst must seek to navigate to facilitate the humanitarian mandate.
This is a complex and difficult role, undertaken with significant personal risk.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of CMCoord with overall direction of the Head of OCHA and working as an integral part of the organization's Team, the incumbent will be ensuring maximum professionalism and adding capacity in supporting the mandate of OCHA.
This position is located in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA Abuja). The Civil–Military Advisor (UN-CMCoord) will be based in Abuja and report to the Head of CMCoord, and UN OCHA Head of Office.
Duties and Responsibilities
Within limits of delegated authority, the Consultant will be responsible for the following duties:
Planning & Organizing
Required Skills and Experience
Education: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international relations, political science, law, management, or similar specific field of study; or military academy degree with advanced training in these areas; or equivalent combination of academic background and practical experience in a relevant field.
Experience: Minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible professional field and / or headquarters experience in Civil-Military Coordination or equivalent in United Nations peacekeeping missions.
Language: Fluency in oral and written English.
Other skills: Experience in interacting with Armed Forces, completion of UN peacekeeping training courses, ability to work in a high-pressure environment. Previous experience in working with United Nations entities and knowledge of mandates of key humanitarian stakeholders is an