Job Openings at UNIDO (ITPO) Nigeria

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UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) Nigeria, supports the Inclusive and sustainable industrialization efforts in Nigeria by identifying, attracting and mobilizing the financial, technological, and other required resources and enhancing investments- with development impact- in Nigeria and the ECOWAS Region.

INVESTMENT AND TECHNOLOGY PROMOTION EXPERT - 2 POSITIONS

MAIN DUTIES

Support the ITPO Head in developing synergies and networking with private sector and governmental MDA in Nigeria as well as other ITPOs and UNIDO services in order to achieve more outputs and more impact for ITPO Nigeria activities.
Research, analyze and monitor the developments in investment as well as environment friendly or energy saving technology trends, particularly in regards to developing countries and ECOWAS region and recommend appropriate strategies to the Head.
Advise local enterprises, especially SMEs in the identification of investment transfer and/or technology transfer opportunities.
Establish and maintain a database of investment project profiles as well as local SMEs seeking partners in Nigeria.
Facilitate cooperation with relevant public and private sector agencies and institutions in Nigeria mandated with the promotion of foreign investment.
Provide substantive and logistical support in the organization of national and international investment and technology promotion events aiming at match-making between Nigerian and foreign enterprises.

REQUIREMENTS
Advanced level university degree in Economics, Business Administration, Engineering or relevant discipline with specialization in an area related to UNIDO’s mandate.
A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience, in industrial development or economic cooperation, preferably with a strong focus on investment promotion and/or environment services including sustainable technologies.
Professional experience in the private sector is required.
Familiarity with the business, investment and industrial climate in Nigeria plus adjacent and ECOWAS countries.
Fluency in English is required.
Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

OFFICE ASSISTANT

MAIN DUTIES

Coordinate the administrative tasks related to the monitoring of substantive activities and resources of the ITPO Office as well as to the communications in relation to office administration and project administration.
Execute the administrative tasks to maintain day-to-day running of the ITPO Office.
Support the Head and ITPO Staff in visibility and communication activities.

REQUIREMENTS
Completed secondary education and office training or equivalent.
Minimum eight (8) years of relevant working experience, preferably within the UN system or in a multicultural environment, providing support toi managerial/professional staff and using secretarial/administrative skills to assist senior management level staff and in the implementation of work.
Previous employment in a UN agency, embassy oran international organization is an asset.
Ability to acquire thorough understanding of UNIDO/LJNDP administrative, financial procedures and channels of communication.
Proficient use of processing tools such as Microsoft Office package.
Knowledge of SAP an asset.
Good drafting and organizational skills. Fluency in English is required.
Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

TO APPLY
Applicants should apply by submitting a 1 page resume to: itpo.nigeria@unido.org
Or
UNIDO ITPO Nigeria,
No 23, Bank of industry Building (Ground Floor)
Marina - Lagos.

Note

Qualified candidates especially women are strongly encouraged to apply
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The experts will be recruited under Individual Service Agreement (ISA) for the position for the period of 6 months with possible extension.

DUE DATE: 12 July, 2017

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