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Project Management Specialist (Education) at USAID

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The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking to employ a suitable and qualified candidate for the position below:
Job Title: Project Management Specialist (Education)
Solicitation No.:  72062020R10010
Location: Abuja, Nigeria with possible travel as stated in the Statement of Duties
Period of Performance: Five (5) years renewable, estimated to start o/a November 2020.
Security Level Required: CCNPSC Clearance
General Statement of Purpose of the Contract
  • The incumbent will serve as a Contracting Officer Representative (COR), Agreement Officer Representative (AOR) and/or Activity Manager, upon USAID certification, for selected instruments within the education portfolio that align to components of USAID/Nigeria’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy.
  • The incumbent will provide expertise across a broad range of technical functions including mitigating conflict in the education sector, education policy, curriculum implementation, combating school-based violence, basic literacy and numeracy acquisition, school-based management, education in emergencies, special needs education, and youth development.
  • Adaptability and flexibility toward changing responsibilities is required with the emergence of new USAID strategies and evolving priorities. Travel is required.
Statement of Duties to be Performed
Program /Project Leadership and Management (40%):
  • Perform the full range of program management functions from activity startup to closure including but not limited to ensuring grantees/contractors meet the full objectives of their project descriptions or scopes of work, advising and participating in ongoing evaluations of performance and ensuring program compliance with all USAID policies.
  • The incumbent must ensure technical content and activity objectives are consistent with the strategic priorities of the USAID Mission and the Government of Nigeria (GON), with an unwavering commitment to continuous learning and adaptability.
  • As part of her/his A/COR responsibilities, s/he conducts site visits as an official representative of USAID/Nigeria to monitor implementation and progress, identifies delays or difficulties requiring resolution, engages counterparts internally and externally to identify executable resolutions and ensures follow through on requisite actions for seamless program delivery.
  • Examples of common intervention points include ensuring activity compliance with Office of Acquisition and Assistance requirements, adherence to protocols of engagement with government actors, and responsive management solutions for nuanced social, political or cultural concerns that impact program implementation.
  • S/he also ensures that all official approvals are obtained from GON partners as required, as well as provides financial oversight of assigned implementation activities, including assessment of monthly liquidation reports, authorizing and monitoring disbursements, quarterly pipeline reviews, analysis of annual funding requirements, preparation and analysis of budgets, etc.
  • The incumbent provides technical leadership during in-briefs and out-briefs for short-term technical assistance on activities as well as actively liaises with donor counterparts and non-USAID activity leads, where needed, to leverage resources and lessons learned, facilitate synergies and avoid duplication.
  • S/he may also serve as an Activity Manager for education activities, as necessary.
Program Policy and Analysis and Reporting (20%):
  • The incumbent provides direction and support in the planning, development, and evaluation of policies contributing toward the education component of the Mission’s portfolio. S/he will be involved in annual Mission portfolio reviews as well as ad-hoc proposal reviews submitted to the Mission or Washington for field concurrence.
  • The incumbent ensures that the indicators for measuring the impact of education activities are accurately tracked and are used to revise strategy as necessary. Coordinates with the Education Office Director, the Deputy Office Director, and other Program Managers to ensure thoroughness and consistency of data submitted on activities for the annual report, portfolio reviews, etc. Tracks political and policy developments, legislative changes, and technical developments in the field that affect USAID’s activities and/or objectives regarding primary education, advises the Education Office Director and other Program Managers, and makes recommendations on appropriate USAID positions.
  • Briefs local and visiting senior USAID officials and US Embassy staff, as required, on the implementation of assigned activities in relation to host-country programs and priorities.
Activity Development and Design (20%):
  • Conceptualizes and articulates evidence-based activity design or delivery components in accordance with the education sector strategy, the Nigerian political economy, the institutional capabilities of potential USAID recipients, resource availability and funding sources. Conducts research, as necessary, on the social and economic factors affecting the education system in Nigeria
  • for input into design development. S/he contributes to the development of conceptual frameworks and formulates plans for required implementation documentation.
  • Contributes technical expertise and creative ideas to other technical teams in the Mission developing new interventions to support the social and economic development of Nigeria. Explores ways and strategies for integrating education into those interventions, identifying synergies and leveraging resources among those teams for maximum impact and results.
Education Team Administrative Work and External Engagement (20%):
  • S/he is responsible for the management of assigned technical and administrative aspects of USAID/Nigeria’s education program. Drafts reports, correspondence, cables, GLAAS actions, scopes of work, implementation letters, acquisition and assistance plan and accruals in collaboration with the Program Office and the Office of Financial Management, and any other documents necessary for the implementation of assigned activities. Negotiates the clearance and approval of documents required for proper implementation of activities.
  • S/he is also responsible for contributing ideas/strategies and participating in the Education team meetings.
  • S/he will also serve in liaison roles for USAID with Nigerian officials at the Universal Basic Education Commission, National Commission for Colleges of Education, Federal Ministry of Education, State Ministries of Education and State Universal Basic Education Boards.
  • Collaborates with other development partners including the World Bank, DFID, United Nations agencies, the African Development Bank, and other bilateral donors.
  • Coordinates various actions related to engagement with senior GON officials, local and international organizations, donor community partners and civil society groups. S/he explains USAID procedures, responsibilities, objectives and restrictions.
  • These may include various federal and state officials, Ministers, Permanent Secretaries, Directors and Deputy Directors in the Federal and State level Ministry of Education, Universal Basic Education Commission and State Universal Basic Education Boards, State Agency for Mass Education and related education parastatals, colleagues in other donor organizations, NGO and civil society groups, etc.
  • The incumbent organizes the participation of these officials in special meetings and events, especially with high-level visitors or Embassy representatives.
  • S/he acts as liaison with senior leaders in Nigerian NGOs and the civil society community to cultivate and maintain support for the USAID education sector program.
  • Represents the Education team in conferences, workshops, donor coordination subgroup/committee meetings, local staff committee meetings, project design and briefing meetings and other meetings deemed appropriate. Develops necessary materials for presentations by the Education Office Director and other Program Managers, as well as other USAID/Nigeria senior staff.
  • The contractor is eligible for temporary duty (TDY) travel to the U.S., or to other Missions abroad, to participate in the “Foreign Service National” Fellowship Program, in accordance with USAID policy.
Supervisory Relationship:
  • The incumbent will be supervised by the Officer Director but liaises daily with other Education Program Managers and members of the team to ensure synergies.
Supervisory Controls:
  • None
Physical Demands:
  • The work requested does not involve undue physical demands.
Minimum Qualifications Required for this Position
  • Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Education, Education Management, or related field is required.
  • Prior Work Experience: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible experience in program implementation of large donor-funded activities within the education sector in Nigeria, including in-depth experience in the collection, analysis, dissemination and presentation of information related to progress in achieving sector objectives and recommend actions and detailed understanding of the structure and procedures inherent to the Nigerian government is required.
  • Post Entry Training: Introduction to the Program Cycle; Project Design and Management; Contracting Officers Representative/ Agreement Officers Representative (COR/AOR) training; Education sector related training. Timing of courses is subject to availability of funds.
  • Language Proficiency: Excellent Level IV (fluency) speaking, writing and editing skills in English are required. Oral Level III (working ability) in a local Nigerian language (e.g., Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba) is required.
Job Knowledge:
  • In depth knowledge of the major issues affecting education in all geographic regions in Nigeria, including technical, social and cultural aspects;
  • Knowledge of specific issues facing education in Northern Nigeria, such mitigating conflict in the education sector, education policy, curriculum implementation, combating school-based violence, basic literacy and numeracy acquisition, school based management, education in emergencies, special needs education, and youth development; and,
  • Familiarity with topics related to education reform, religious institutions, girls’ access to education, use of language of the environment and mother-tongue instruction, education financing, and systems strengthening.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrable skills in prudent decision-making, project management and implementation oversight of education activities in Nigeria. Ability to process and critically analyze information quickly from a wide variety of sources is expected.
  • Advanced ability to adapt in a fast paced and evolving environment as well as sound competencies in problem-solving and organization.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills, especially in multi-cultural settings. Proficiency in MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
Evaluation and Selection Factors:
  • The Government may award a contract without discussions with offerors in accordance with FAR 52.215-1. The CO reserves the right at any point in the evaluation process to establish a competitive range of offerors with whom negotiations will be conducted pursuant to FAR 15.306(c).
  • In accordance with FAR 52.215-1, if the CO determines that the number of offers that would otherwise be in the competitive range exceeds the number at which an efficient competition can be conducted, the CO may limit the number of offerors in the competitive range to the greatest number that will permit an efficient competition among the most highly rated offers. The FAR provisions referenced above are available at https://www.acquisition.gov/browse/index/far.
    • Education (10 points)
    • Prior Work Experience (20 points)
    • Job Knowledge (30 points)
    • Language Proficiency (10 points)
    • Skills and abilities (30 points)
  • After the closing date for receipt of applications, all applications will initially be screened for conformity with minimum requirements and a shortlist of applicants developed. Applications from candidates which do not meet the required selection criteria will not be considered.
  • A committee will be convened to review the shortlisted applications and evaluate them in accordance with the evaluation criteria. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No response will be sent to unsuccessful applicants.
  • USAID reserves the right to interview only the highest ranked applicants in person or by phone OR not to interview any candidate.
  • Reference checks will be made only for the successful candidate. If a candidate does not wish USAID to contact a current employer for a reference check, this should be stated in the application letter.
Submitting an Offer:
  • Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit the offer form AID 309-2. (Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals); or a current resume that provides the same information as AID 309-2 form.
  • Offers must be received by the closing date and time specified in Section I, item 3, and submitted to the Point of Contact in Section I.
  • Offeror submission must clearly reference the Solicitation number on all offeror submitted documents.
  • All documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. certificates of education (degree), NYSC certificate/exemption etc.) MUST be attached to the application.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and solicitation number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submission to one entry/email not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures. E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
Benefits/Allowances
As a matter of policy, and as appropriate, a PSC is normally authorized the following benefits and allowances:
Benefits:
  • Health Insurance
  • Annual Salary Increase (if applicable)
  • Annual and Sick leave
  • Annual Bonus
Allowances (as applicable):
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Meal Allowance
  • Miscellaneous Allowance
  • Housing Allowance
Market Value
  • N15,052,605 – N22,670,299 equivalent to FSN-11; 40 Hours per week in accordance with AIDAR Appendix J and the Local Compensation Plan of United States Mission, Nigeria (Effective October 27, 2019). Final compensation will be negotiated within the listed market value.
How to Apply
Interested applicants for this position Must submit the following, or the application will not be considered:
  • Eligible Offerors are required to complete and submit the offer form AID 309-2. (Offeror Information for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as AID 309-2.
  • All documentation that supports or addresses the requirements listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, NYSC certificate/exemption etc.) MUST be attached to the application.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and solicitation number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submission to one entry/email not larger than 5MB. Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures. E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Offers must be received by the closing date and time specified.
Submit Applications package to: abujahr@usaid.gov
Click here to download Job Description (PDF)
Click here to download the AID 309-2 Form (Ms Word)
List of Required Forms Prior to Award
The CO will provide instructions about how to complete and submit the following forms after an offeror is selected for the contract award:
  • Medical History and Examination Form (Department of State Forms)
  • RSO Security Questionnaire
  • BI Guide Questionnaire
  • THOR Enrollment Intake Form.
Taxes
  • The Mission emphasize to its employees of the fact that they are obliged to observe Nigerian Laws, including those concerning income and related tax obligations.
  • Payment of such taxes is a matter between the individual employee and the Nigerian Government. In the absence of a specific international agreement, the U.S. Government will not withhold local taxes from an employee’s salary.
USAID Regulations, Policies and Contract Clauses Pertaining to PSCs
USAID regulations and policies governing CCNPSC awards are available at these sources:
  • USAID Acquisition Regulation (AIDAR), Appendix J, “Direct USAID Contracts With a Cooperating Country National and with a Third Country National for Personal Services Abroad,” including contract clause “General Provisions,” available at https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1868/aidar_0.pdf
  • Contract Cover Page form AID 309-1 available at https://www.usaid.gov/forms
  • Acquisition & Assistance Policy Directives/Contract Information Bulletins (AAPDs / CIBs) for Personal Services Contracts with Individuals available at http://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/aapds-cibs , Incentive Awards (Dec 2019):
  • CCN and TCN personal services contractors of the Foreign Affairs Community are eligible for an interagency Mission incentive awards program. The program is administered by each post’s (Embassy) Joint Country Awards Committee.
  • CCN and TCN personal services contractors are also eligible to receive certain monetary and non-monetary USAID incentive awards in accordance with the AIDAR and USAID internal policy.
  • Meritorious Step Increases. CCNs and TCN personal services contractors paid under the local compensation plan are eligible to receive meritorious step increases provided the granting of such increases is the general practice locally.
  • Ethical Conduct. By the acceptance of a USAID personal services contract as an individual, the contractor will be acknowledging receipt of the “Standards of Ethical Conduct for
  • Employees of the Executive Branch,” available from the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, in accordance with General Provision 2 and 5 CFR 2635. See https://www.oge.gov/web/oge.nsf/OGE%20Regulations

Application Deadline  24th April, 2020.

Factory Accountant at The Candel Company Limited

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The Candel Company Limited is Nigeria’s leading crop yield advancement and protection company. As a result of growth and the need to strengthen our current team, we need exceptional individuals with the right qualifications, mentality, drive and experience to join our team of agronomy and other professionals.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Factory Accountant
Location: Lagos
Role Summary
  • Monitor and control of the sites production costs, waste which if done incorrectly will have a significant and material effect for the site.
  • Assist in providing relevant financial and management information, systems and commercial support to the supply chain factory process.
Main Accountabilities
  • Provides management information to the Factory management (experience in areas of product costing, capex).
  • Identifies cost and asset utilisation improvement opportunities, and co-development of solutions.
  • Assists in providing Supply Chain factory information required for forecasting and strategic planning to the Finance Team
  • Provides information to Financial Accountant about local suppliers for maintenance and all other financial inputs concerning the factory
  • Timely and accurate reporting of factory results.
  • Budgetary planning and control of factory overheads.
Qualifications
  • Second Class Upper Degree in Accountancy or Finance
  • Attention to detail, commercially aware and ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to execute multi-task priorities efficiently and work productively in a fast paced team-oriented environment.
  • An MBA / M.Sc. In Accounting and professional certifications are added advantages.
  • Minimum of 3 years cognate factory experience.
  • Good experience in data management systems.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hr@candelcorp.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  17th April, 2020.

Bar & Restaurant Manager at Domino Stores Limited

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Domino Stores Limited – A fast-growing company in the business of retail, property and investments invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of:


Job Title: Manager, Bar & Restaurant
Location: Lagos
Job Brief
  • We are looking for an ambitious and hardworking Food & Beverage Manager to fill the position of Business Manager, Bar & Restaurant in its outlet in Lagos.
  • In this position, the Manager will take a lead in forecasting, planning and controlling the production; sale of food and beverages for the restaurant and bar.
  • The goal is to maximize sales and revenue through customer satisfaction and employee engagement.
Responsibilities
  • Manage the day-to-day restaurant and bar operations within budgeted guidelines and to the highest standards
  • Preserve excellent levels of internal and external customer service
  • Design exceptional menus, purchase goods and continuously make necessary improvements
  • Communicate and build strong relationships with vendors
  • Adhere to food, health and safety standards and regulations
  • Maintain an inventory of all food and liquor
  • Prepare weekly work schedule for staff
  • Report on management regarding sales results and productivity
  • Manage team effectively to meet financial targets.
  • Identify customersТ needs and respond proactively to all of their concerns
  • Lead restaurant & bar team by attracting, recruiting, training and appraising talented personnel
  • Establish targets, KPIТs, schedules, policies and procedures
  • Provide a two-way communication and nurture an ownership environment with emphasis in motivation and teamwork
Qualification
  • B.Sc or HND in Culinary School and Food Service Management related field or any relevant field of study.
Years of Experience:
  • Minimum of 3 years management experience obtained in a structured Food & Beverage outlet of a reputable organization.
Requirements:
  • Proven food and beverage management experience
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Up to date with food and beverages trends and best practices
  • Ability to manage personnel and meet financial targets
  • Customer-oriented and service-minded.
  • Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently
  • Mastery in delegating multiple tasks
  • Communication and leadership skills


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: career.dominostores@gmail.com using “Manager, Bar & Restaurant Position” as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  17th April, 2020.

UN Dispensary Physician at The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network. It advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves. It provides expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations.
Headquartered in New York City, the status of UNDP is that of an executive board within the United Nations General Assembly. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states. The organization operates in 177 countries, where it works with local governments to meet development challenges and develop local capacity.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: UN Dispensary Physician
Job ID: 29851
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Practice Area – Job Family: HIV and Health – Emergency Response
Grade: NOC
Vacancy Type: TA Local
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 06 months
Background
  • The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and its significant spread in Nigeria has brought about this urgent need for Physicians to work with the Dispensary Physician at the Isolation facility which has been operative for some days now.
  • These temporary positions are located in the Department of Management and field missions, including those UN Clinics administered by UNDP. At Headquarters, the Medical Officer reports to the Medical Director, Medical Services Division and usually in the field to the UN Health Manager when applicable.
  • In the field has a functional reporting relationship to the UN Medical Director, DHMOSH, OHRM, and in those UN Clinics administered by UNDP with the UNDP Resident Representatives. In some duty stations, Medical Officers may also head up small field medical service facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Medical Officer will be responsible for the following duties:
Clinical Duties:
  • Undertakes day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. walk-in clinic, emergencies, stabilization of critical patients, etc,
  • Overall supervision, management, coordination clinical operations of the Fever Clinic, Isolation ward, etc, during the outbreak/pandemic.
  • Refers staff to outside specialists as necessary;
  • Follows-up with outside specialists;
  • Provides health education and health promotion programs, with special emphasis to the prophylaxis of the relevant diseases of the outbreak;
  • Organizes/Participates in addressing work environment and occupational health issues.
  • Follow up and tracking of the positive cases and direct contacts,
  • Undertake day-to-day occupational health duties: pre-placement and periodic medical examinations prepare UN staff for travelling providing immunizations, malaria prophylaxis, travel kits, etc; unless otherwise advice by the UN Health Manager
Medico Administrative Duties:
  • (Depending of the Duty Station, these tasks normally belong to the UN Health Manger)
  • Advises Administration on medical standards for recruitment, sick leave, and medical evacuations/repatriations as per United Nations policies and guidelines;
  • Participates in drafting and implementation of business continuity and crises preparedness plans for the duty station/mission;
  • Manages/Supports day-to-day operations;
  • Deputizes for the UN Health Manager during his/her absence, when applicable;
Supervisory Administration of the Fever Clinic:
  • Supervises laboratory technicians’ nurses and medical administrative staff; ensures availability of drugs and medical supplies and proper functioning of medical equipment.
  • Ensures appropriate training programs are implemented in order to maintain and develop the medical capabilities (e.g. health education, dedicated training related to the pertaining outbreak) health education, health promotion and prevention, first aid and CPR).
  • Organised the shift roster to ensure coverage o the fever clinic 24/7
General:
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Work implies frequent interaction with the following:
    • Staff at large
    • Staff within work unit
    • Staff counsellors
    • Senior management throughout the Organization
    • Security personnel
    • All specialized agencies
    • Military Physicians
    • Physicians and representatives of Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Companies, Medical Associations and Societies
Results Expected:
  • Implementation of preventive and medical actions and responses related to disease outbreak crisis. Implementation of sound medical practices, training, prevention and treatment to ensure the physical and mental health of UN staff, and to promotion and maintenance of proper health care, including the prevention of health hazards, for these staff.
Required Skills and Experience
Education:
  • Doctorate (MD) or equivalent in Medicine, including residency / internship in one of the medical specialties, preferably Internal Medicine, ICU, or Family Medicine with relevant experience in emergency room or ICU.
Experience:
  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible clinical experience in one of the areas of medicine.
  • UN field experience is highly desirable.
  • Previous experience in humanitarian crisis and infectious diseases is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience of a minimum of six month at an Intensive Care Unit in the past 5 years is highly desirable.
Language:
  • Fluency in one of the working languages of the UN Secretariat, English or French, (both oral and written) is required; knowledge of the other is desirable.
  • Knowledge of another UN official language is an advantage.
Competencies
Professionalism:
  • Knowledge of clinical, occupational and tropical/travel medicine.
  • Formal training in CPR and, preferably in BCLS and ACLS or equivalent emergency medical care.
  • Proven experience of a minimum of six month at an Intensive Care Unit in the past 5 years.
  • Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
Communication:
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Teamwork:
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Planning& Organizing:
  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Accountability:
  • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
Creativity:
  • Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
Client Orientation:
  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Commitment to Continuous Learning:
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession; actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally; contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates; shows willingness to learn from others; seeks feedback to learn and improve.
Technological Awareness:
  • Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline 5th April, 2020.

Nurse at The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network. It advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life for themselves. It provides expert advice, training and grants support to developing countries, with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least developed countries. It promotes technical and investment cooperation among nations.
Headquartered in New York City, the status of UNDP is that of an executive board within the United Nations General Assembly. The UNDP is funded entirely by voluntary contributions from UN member states. The organization operates in 177 countries, where it works with local governments to meet development challenges and develop local capacity.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Nurse – Temporary Appointment
Job ID: 29848
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Practice Area – Job Family: HIV and Health – Emergency Response
Grade: G7
Vacancy Type: TA Local
Posting Type: Common System
Contract Duration: 06 months
Background
  • The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and its significant spread in Nigeria has brought about this urgent need for nurses to work with the Dispensary Physician to work at the Isolation facility which has been operative for some days now.
  • Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationships: These temporary positions are located at headquarters (OHRM), the Regional Commissions and field medical facilities, including those UN Clinics administered by UNDP.  Depending on their location, they report to the Head Nurse, UN Health Manager if applicable.
Duties and Responsibilities
Within delegated authority, the Nurse at this level will be responsible for the following duties:
Clinical Duties:
  • Responds to emergency calls and assists Medical Officers.
  • Ensures effective liaison between patient and private doctor, paramedics, family members, and colleagues as appropriate, documents case findings.
  • Assist to the medical officer on the management, organization and coordination of the fever clinic, including isolation ward, etc at the duty station.
  • Ensures preparedness of staff travelling on missions or reassignments, including administration of appropriate vaccine, instructions on malaria prophylaxis and other travel-related ailments.
  • Assists in providing health education and health promotion programs; participates in work environment assessment with special emphasis to the prophylaxis of the relevant diseases of the outbreak,
  • Assist the medical officer in the follow up and tracking of the positive cases and close contacts
  • Performs point of care diagnostic and screening tests.
  • Performs clinical assessment of patients visiting the walk-in clinic; provides care/advice accordingly or facilitates referral to the UN Medical Officer or to an outside physician, as indicated.
Medico-administrative duties:
  • Assists Head Nurse in all her/his activities as required.
  • In the UN Clinics administered by UNDP and Regional commission acts as Head Nurse.
  • Ensures that medical instruments are properly sterilized.
  • Ensures proper filing of medical and other records.
  • Evaluates, orders and maintains an efficient inventory and stock control of medications/vaccines and other medical supplies and equipment.
Supervisory Duties:
  • Assumes all supervisory and medico-administrative duties of the Head Nurse in her absence.
  • In the case of the Regional Commissions and the UN Clinics administered by UNDP, acts as Head Nurse and supervises the work of other nurses.
General:
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Work implies frequent interaction with the following:
    • Staff across the Organization
    • Personnel in office of Staff Counsellor
    • Security officers
    • Physicians and nurses outside the UN
    • Representatives of pharmaceutical/medical supply companies.
    • Delegates and NGO Representatives
    • Visitors
    • Insurance Providers
    • Hospitals.
Results Expected:
  • Assists in the implementation of preventive and medical actions and responses related to disease outbreak crisis.
  • Provides quality nursing services that contribute to good physical and mental health of the staff of the Organisation.
Required Skills and Experience
Education:
  • Registered Professional Nurse with a High School Diploma and who is a graduate of either an accredited Baccalaureate Nursing programme or an accredited Diploma programme (3 years).
  • National registration and license are required.
Experience:
  • Seven (07) years of experience in nursing or related area. UN field experience is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the care of the mechanically ventilated patient, including the set up and maintenance of circuits and ventilator machines.
  • Certification as Intensive Care Nurse or a minimum of 1 years’ experience as an Intensive Care Nurse in the past 5 years.
  • Proven experience in barrier nursing and use of PPE.
  • Previous experience in humanitarian crisis and infectious diseases is highly desirable.
Language:
  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.
Competencies
Professionalism:
  • Knowledge of clinical, occupational and travel nursing. Formal training in CPR and, preferably, in BCLS and ACLS or equivalent emergency medical care.
  • Knowledge of point of care testing. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work.
  • Knowledge of major medical office equipment and ability to use them in emergency situations.
  • Knowledge of use of ventilator machine and management of critical patient in respiratory distress.
Communication:
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
Teamwork:
  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.
Planning & Organizing:
  • Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
Accountability:
  • Takes ownership of all responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates, provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work unit, where applicable.
Creativity:
  • Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional approaches.
Client Orientation:
  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
Commitment to Continuous Learning:
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession; actively seeks to develop oneself professionally and personally; contributes to the learning of colleagues and subordinates; shows willingness to learn from others; seeks feedback to learn and improve.
Technological Awareness:
  • Keeps abreast of available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.


How to Apply
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Application Deadline  5th April, 2020.

Regulatory Risk Analyst at Citibank Nigeria Limited

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Citibank Nigeria Limited, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Regulatory Risk Analyst
Job ID: 19141970
Location: Lagos
Job Function: Risk Management
Employee Status: Regular
Job Background and Context
  • Part of the ICG Regional Credit Risk team supporting Nigeria and West & Central Africa
  • Global and local regulatory requirements relating to Credit Risk
  • Responsibility for regulation interpretation and assessment, and recommendations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements impacting Credit Risk
  • Supports activities relating to regulatory processes impacting Credit Risk (e.g. ICAAP)
  • Active engagement with Business and Control functions to deliver on the above
Key Responsibilities
In close cooperation with the Country Risk Manager and as part of the ICG Regional Credit Risk team, responsibilities include:
  • Evaluate local regulatory matters (policies, laws, and regulatory and supervisory requirements in relation to Citi’s Credit Risk activities ) (“Local Credit Risk Regulation”) in the countries, and how these are to be complied with through either Citi global, regional or local credit risk policies, standards and/or processes (“the Credit Risk Policies and Procedures”)
  • Development, drafting and recommendation of local Credit Risk Policies and Procedures to comply with Local Credit Risk Regulation in the absence or limitation of Citi policies, standards and/or processes
  • Develops working knowledge of industry practices and standards in order to support understanding of the above activities
  • Assist with regulatory inquiries and/or examinations impacting Credit Risk
  • Support in activities impacting regulatory requirement and Credit Risk, for example, Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Plan (“ICAAP”), IFRS9 activities, BCBS239, other Basel related activities
  • Collaborate with other internal areas, including Finance, Compliance, Legal, Business Management, in the fulfilment of the above activities
  • Coordinates and provides training to business units and functions on Credit Risk Regulation (Global and Local) and the Credit Risk Policies and Procedures, and other regulatory matters relating to Credit Risk
Development Value:
  • Opportunity to obtain global and domestic regulatory credit risk exposure and experience
  • Exposure to different functional disciplines which interact with Credit Risk in these activities
  • Experience in working with multicultural teams across different geographies
  • Part of a motivated and high performing team that is responsible for delivering critical credit risk regulatory compliance
  • Opportunity for career advancement and mobility in a merit-driven environment
Qualifications
  • At least 8 years of experience in Banking Credit Risk, Compliance, or other control-related function in a financial services firm, regulatory organization, or consulting firm, with a focus on Banking governance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Risk Management, Governance, Regulatory Law or relevant disciplines
  • A postgraduate degree or relevant professional qualification will be an advantage
  • Fluent English and French (read, write and speak).
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Knowledge and experience in corporate banking and related products and functions
  • Experience in managing financial regulatory, franchise and governance matters. Knowledge of Local Credit Risk Regulation will be an advantage
  • Knowledge of Citi Credit Risk policies or ability to quickly develop a working knowledge thereof
  • Good understanding of accounting, product and finance principles will be an advantage.
Skills & Competencies:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent planning,  project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Must be able to set priorities and work under pressure
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to function independently
  • High proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Analytical thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to navigate a complex organization and work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization, including regional and global partners
  • Strong decision-making and influencing abilities


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Behavioral Change and Social Norms Adviser at Palladium Group

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Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Behavioral Change and Social Norms Adviser
Ref. ID: req7909
Location: Benin City, Edo
Job Type: Short Term Technical Assistance (5 to 8 days a month for 1 year)
Programme Overview
  • SOTIN is a 4-year DFID funded Programme to address human trafficking in Edo. SOTIN aims to change or reduce the behaviours, attitudes, and social norms in Edo State that drive or enable human trafficking.
  • The project seeks to achieve the impact that more effective Government and non-Government institutions reduce the drivers and enablers of unsafe migration and trafficking through three components:
    • Improved coordination, innovation and quality of NGO response to preventing unsafe migration and human trafficking: better coordinated and more effective civil society tackling the drivers and enablers of human trafficking;
    • Strengthened Edo State Government response to preventing unsafe migration and human trafficking: more effective and innovative use of resources – human, financial, physical, political and network assets – supports a ‘whole of government’ approach to preventing unsafe migration and human trafficking through social and attitudinal change;
    • A stronger evidence base for action in anti-slavery prevention, with learning platforms operating and informing policy and interventions: the use of evidence and sharing of best practices becomes embedded in ways of working, to deliver improved performance not only in Nigeria, but globally.
Role Overview
  • The SoTiN Behavioural Change and Social Norms Strategy (BCSNS) Advisor will provide direction, communication technical expertise and oversight of all SoTiN BCSNS activities for the Programme.
  • Behaviour change interventions can be defined as a coordinated set of activities designed to change specified behaviour pattern. These behaviour patterns are measured as terms of prevalence or incidence of a particular behaviour in a specified population. Evidence of intervention effectiveness serves to guide providers of intervention on what is considered best practice and value for money.
Primary Responsibilities
  • For implementers of information campaigns, there is a crucial need for guidance on how to design such campaigns in order to achieve certain desired effect on the awareness, knowledge, perception, attitude, intended behaviour of a specific target group.
  • The role of the Behavioural Change & Social Norms Strategy Advisor is to deliver technical leadership on developing sector strategies, implementation plans, knowledge, and products to bring about desired impact as listed in the project result through monitoring, evaluation, research and documentation of lessons learnt.
  • He/She must identify the nature of behaviour to be changed, work with the communications person to design effective tools and mechanism to address it.
  • Define target behaviour for SoTiN programme and develop functional assessment tools for same
  • Facilitate the adoption and testing of innovative approaches, strategies and tools for target groups as per need in changing social norms. and develop interventions designed to address their issues in a measurable manner, and monitor and document the success of the interventions.
  • Work closely with MELR & Knowledge Manager to track acquired knowledge on social norm changes and for its wider documentation and the sharing of SoTiN’s experiences with stakeholders.
  • Facilitate / coordinate systematic integration of social norms objectives into policies and programs formulation, advocacy, knowledge management and monitoring and evaluation
  • He/She will also influence/change management methodologies, employ adherence while evolving standard practice for change management deployment.
  • He/She will develop measurable tools for impact evaluation, answer cause and effect questions in campaign materials and programs
  • He/She will provide technical guidance to SoTiN program staff and partners about effective campaigns and messaging on social norms change issues.
  • He/She will be responsible for assignment of measure to the overall campaign scope and penetration: Facilitate, document and share evaluations with SoTiN staff and partners,  and ensuring the evaluations are publicly accessible
  • Improve the evidence base of campaigns
Other Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development, implementation and monitoring of the SoTiN Behavioural Change and Social Norms Strategy (BCSN);
  • Develop/Review technical resource materials (e.g., training materials, strategy documents, job aids) and programming tools to support meeting project objectives. Lead the development, implementation and monitoring of the SoTiN BCSN Strategy;
  • Identify innovative approaches of Behavioural Change and Social Norms and work with the program team to integrate them with regular activities of the programme and also during assessment processes.
  • Provide support, lead/coordinate and guide capacity development activities and trainings on Behavioural Change and Social Norms for SoTiN staff and partners.
  • Provide constant guidance and technical as well as on-the-spot assistance to the SoTiN Team during rolling out of the BCSN and outreach activities;
  • Assist the M&E Lead to ensure all indicators relevant to BCSN Strategy are captured in the SoTiN Programme M&E system, and relevant data is collected and analyzed; and
  • Review the progress of all BCSN related activities and prepare regular reports for submission to the SoTiN Team Lead.
  • Conduct formative research and field testing for BCSN messaging and materials development as required;
  • Strengthen the capacity of the SoTiN Core Team members, and especially of the Communications Coordinator, GESI and Safeguarding Lead and the Governance and Policy TA Lead to apply their specific areas of competence to the SoTiN BCSN Strategy;
  • Support other non-BCSN related communication activities of the Programme.
Required Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree / PhD in Development Communications, Journalism, Mass Communications, Social Development
  • International Development or related Social Sciences like Sociology and Anthropology.
  • Demonstrated ability to address behaviour change issues in improving gender related issues.
  • Willingness to occasionally travel and work with rural communities.
  • Well-versed with working in MS office environment
  • Good communication skill (both speaking and oral) in English
  • Strong, demonstrated understanding of Behavioural Change Communication as a form of strategic communication, with relevant experience in BCSNS related work.
  • Experience demonstrating state-of-the-art expertise in the design of behaviour change communications strategies, messages and interventions.


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