- PNUD en el mundo
El PNUD estÃ¡ presente en 177 paÃses y territorios. Aprenda mÃ¡s sobre el trabajo de la organizaciÃ³n en cada paÃs.
- Arabia Saudita
- Bosnia y Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Congo (República del)
- Congo (República Democrática del)
- Corea (República Popular Democrática de)
- Costa Rica
- Côte d'Ivoire
- Dinamarca (Oficina Rep.)
- El Salvador
- Emiratos Arabes Unidos
- Finlandia (Oficina Rep.)
- Geneva (Oficina Rep.)
- Guinea Bissau
- Guinea Ecuatorial
- Irán (República Islámica de)
- Japón (Oficina Rep.)
- Kosovo (según Res 1244 del Consejo de Seguridad ONU)
- Lao (RDP)
- Macedonia (ex República Yugoslava de)
- Mauricio y Seychelles
- Moldova (República de)
- Noruega (Oficina Rep.)
- Papua Nueva Guinea
- Programa de Asistencia al Pueblo Palestino
- República Centroafricana
- República Dominicana
- Rusia (Federación de)
- Santo Tomé y Príncipe
- Sierra Leona
- Siria (República Árabe)
- Sri Lanka
- Sudán del Sur
- Suecia (Oficina Rep.)
- Tanzania (República Unida de)
- Trinidad y Tabago
- Unión Europea (Oficina Rep.)
- Acerca del PNUD
- Centro de Prensa
|Localidad :||Abuja, Nigeria|
|Fecha límite de postulación :||05-Oct-11 (Medianoche Nueva York, Estados Unidos)|
|Tipo de contrato :||FTA International|
|Nivel de puesto :||P-6|
|Idiomas requeridos :||Inglés|
|Fecha de comienzo del contrato :|
(Fecha en que se espera que comience el candidato seleccionado)
|Duración del contrato inicial :||One Year|
El PNUD está comprometido con lograr la diversidad de su personal en términos de género, nacionalidad y cultura. Se alienta por igual a las personas que pertenecen a grupos minoritarios, a pueblos indígenas o que tienen alguna discapacidad a presentar su candidatura. Todas las solicitudes se tratarán con la mayor confidencialidad.
UNDP no tolera la explotación y el abuso sexual, ningún tipo de acoso, incluido el acoso sexual, ni la discriminación. Por lo tanto, todos los candidatos seleccionados serán sometidos a una rigurosa verificación de referencias y antecedentes.
Under the overall strategic direction of the UNDP Resident Representative and the on-going guidance and direction of the Country Director, and working in close coordination with the UNDP Governance Team Leader and development partners, the Project Director (PD) will be the head of the Project Management Unit (PMU) for the Democratic Governance for Development project (otherwise referred to as the deepening of democracy or DGD project) funded jointly by CIDA, DFID, the EU, South Korea and UNDP. The project is expected to be funded at a level of USD 80 million or more between 2010-14.
The PMU consists of a Technical Support Unit (TSU) bringing together technical advisory staff and a Project Support Unit (PSU) bringing together all operational support staff. As such, the Project Director will be required, inter alia, to provide high quality advice on critical policy and technical issues, interact on substantive and operational issues with senior Governmental, non-governmental and donor officials and stakeholders, and assume overall responsibility for the coordination, planning, budgeting, management, monitoring and reporting of project activities. In line with UNDP regulations and rules as well as specific commitments made in the two project documents, s/he will also ensure prudent and effective management of the assets as well as the human and financial resources of the project, ensure complete project documentation at all times, guide the preparation and submission of annual work plans, and prepare and submit timely progress reports to the DGD Steering Committee through UNDP, as required.
Deberes y responsabilidades
Summary of key functions:
Provide strategic advice of the highest quality, based on careful and rigorous analysis and research, to policy- and decision-makers in UNDP, development partners and Government on critical issues in the deepening of democracy and the electoral process. For this purpose, prepare and present relevant products (concept notes, issues papers, situation assessments) as well as guide the design, execution, peer review and publication of policy research and analysis on democratic governance issues which can turn the project into the pre-eminent source of cutting-edge thinking and writing on Nigeria’s political development. In addition, provide overall strategic operational advice and guidance on resource and management matters.
Provide leadership in designing and managing relevant, feasible and monitorable large-scale capacity development programmes designed to deliver significant and sustainable results that can link client needs with a process of individual and institutional development – across the State and non-State sectors - connected to work on specific issues or delivery of particular services that impact directly on Nigeria’s democratic development.
Provide strategic advice and direct input to facilitate successful project inception through the establishment of productive working relationships with key partners and stakeholders, articulation of detailed work plans, formulation of operational procedures, and development and implementation of an HR strategy to mobilize needed human resources.
Ensure the provision of effective and professional managerial and technical leadership as well as oversight for project implementation through leadership and guidance to a team of more than 30 staff, and through supervision of work planning, budgeting, management and reporting processes, effective use of all project resources (assets, people, funds) in line with UNDP regulations and rules, liaison with implementing partners, monitoring of outputs and outcomes, on-going assessments of the effectiveness of work packages in supporting progress toward results and ensuring the authorised and effective use of physical and financial resources.
Together with the other technical staff of the DGD, coordinate and provide professional inputs to the work of the Nigerian and international professionals involved in the project. This includes but is not limited to: providing professional advice on contextual, policy, programming and operational issues; ensuring that consultants and sub-contractors are working on the basis of approved and up-to-date job descriptions and/or terms of reference; overseeing the successful coordination and provision of logistical support; and providing background research/information and sharing or providing access to international good practice.
Build and maintain strong cooperative relationships with relevant local networks and contacts, including partner organizations, stakeholders and beneficiaries, and engage these individuals and organizations on a regular basis to gather their feedback and input for improving the direction, design and progress of projects. Pursue linkages and cooperation with other relevant development partner-assisted technical cooperation and development programmes.
Ensure that approaches to gender equality are integrated into all aspects of planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation, subject to rigorous assessment of effectiveness.
Implement relevant, effective and technically up-to-date performance measurement and monitoring systems, which include regular performance monitoring and evaluation of the project using a participatory approach with partners/participants and are robust enough to meet demanding standards of quality set by government and donors. Regularly share information on progress of implementation and any challenges and emerging issues with UNDP senior management, the Governance Team Leader and development partners, to support rapid resolution of any such challenges. Meet the administrative, managerial and financial reporting requirements of UNDP and development partners, as stipulated in the project documents, and as agreed by the Steering Committee.
In consultation with UNDP and the National Planning Commission (representing the Federal Government of Nigeria), convene meetings of the Steering Committee, at a frequency to be determined by members. Supervise the provision of secretariat functions in support of the Committee, including preparation of agendas, timely preparation and circulation of minutes of meeting and transmittal of reports and other relevant documentation.
Ability to appreciate and respond productively to the challenges faced in leading a high-risk initiative in a politically challenging environment. Experience in operating at a high level in developing countries and/or countries in transition and/or post-conflict situations will be essential. Ability to maintain calm and poise in high pressure and sometimes provocative situations as well as apply skills in mediation and consensus-building.
Solid academic background and demonstrated abilities in analysis of complex political situations and providing strategic advice, while maintaining personal detachment. Demonstrated familiarity with social science research methods and their application.
Proven managerial experience in an international context and ability to lead teams within the context of large and complex projects. Sets clear performance goals and standards and assesses finance unit staff accordingly. Proven ability to make sound decisions in the delegation of responsibilities and in finding a balance between a focus on detail and keeping an eye on the big picture. Ability to implement new systems and affect staff behavioural/ attitudinal change. Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
Strong inter-personal communications and diplomatic skills, with an ability to listen, understand and respond effectively to different and divergent points of view expressed by a wide range of stakeholders. Ability to build strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback.
Experience in working with large and challenging boards and/or coordination or steering committees and advisory structures.
Ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor own work plan. Proven ability to work under pressure and produce output that is accurate, timely and of high quality. Ability to manage conflicting priorities.
Ability to understand and apply tools such as the logical framework and results-based approaches. Solid knowledge and experience of project management. Ability to lead strategic planning, results-based management and reporting.
Resourcefulness, good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective work relationships with and between different levels and types of project personnel and counterparts.
Habilidades y experiencia requeridas
Interested Candidates should apply online through the website by clicking on the Apply now button. The system will prompt you to upload a CV on the next page.
Please note that instead of a CV you're required to download the UNDP Personnel History Form (P11) from the following link http://sas.undp.org/Documents/P11_Personal_history_form.doc , complete it upload when prompted.
Applications without a fully completed P.11 form will not be considered. Only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.
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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.
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