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Project Finance Associate (NPSA7) at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Job Title: Project Finance Associate (NPSA7)

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Job Identification: 8446
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Schedule: Full time
Contract Duration: 1 Year with Possibility for extension
Vacancy Type: National Personnel Service Agreement
Practice Area: Effectiveness
Bureau: Regional Bureau for Africa
Grade: NB3

About United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): 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.

Job Requirements:

Education:

  • Completion of Secondary Education preferably with specialized certification is required or Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political or Social Sciences and other relevant fields is desirable.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 years with Secondary Education or 4 years with Bachelor’s Degree of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft;
  • Knowledge of UN/UNDP Financial Resource Management is desirable;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Working knowledge of UN principles, SDGs and international development in Africa;
  • Demonstrate the ability to showcase cross-disciplinary and cross-functional experience and expertise.

Language:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

Competencies:
Core Competencies:

  • Achieve Result:  LEVEL 1: Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline;
  • Think Innovatively:  LEVEL 1: Open to creative ideas/known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements;
  • Learn Continuously: LEVEL 1: Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback;
  • Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 1: Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity/uncertainty, is flexible;
  • Act with Determination:  LEVEL 1: Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident;
  • Engage and Partner: LEVEL 1: Demonstrates compassion/understanding towards others, forms positive relationships;
  • Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 1: Appreciate/respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination.

Cross-Functional & Technical Competencies:
Business Management – Operations Management:

  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and oversee the Organization’s business processes in order to convert its assets into the best results in the most efficient manner.
  • Knowledge of relevant concepts and mechanisms.

Business Management – Customer Satisfaction/Client Management:

  • Ability to respond timely and appropriately with a sense of urgency, provide consistent solutions, and deliver timely and quality results and/or solutions to fulfil and understand the real customers’ needs.
  • Provide inputs to the development of customer service strategy.
  • Look for ways to add value beyond clients’ immediate requests.
  • Ability to anticipate client’s upcoming needs and concerns.

Business Direction & Strategy – Strategic Thinking:

  • Ability to develop effective strategies and prioritized plans in line with UNDP’s objectives, based on the systemic analysis of challenges, potential risks and opportunities; linking the vision to reality on the ground, and creating tangible solutions.
  • Ability to leverage learning from a variety of sources to anticipate and respond to future trends; to demonstrate foresight in order to model what future developments and possible ways forward look like for UNDP.

Business Direction & Strategy – Business Acumen:

  • Ability to understand and deal with a business situation in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the operational frameworks in the organization  and ability to make good judgments and quick decisions within such frameworks.

Business Direction & Strategy – Entrepreneurial Thinking:

  • Ability to create clarity around UNDP value proposition to beneficiaries and partners and to develop service offers responding to client needs based on UNDP’s organizational priorities and mandate.

Business Development – Communication:

  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience.
  • Ability to manage communications internally and externally, through media,  social media and other appropriate channels.

Business Development: Integration within the UN:

  • Ability to identity, and integrate capacity and assets of the UN system, and engage in joint work.
  • Knowledge of the UN System and ability to apply this knowledge to strategic and/or practical situations. 

How to Submit Your Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.
  • Scam warning: The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it.
  • Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.

Application Closing Date
2nd March, 2023 (05:59 AM).

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