Programme Analyst – WASTE MANAGEMENT (2 Positions) 334 views

Programme Analyst – WASTE MANAGEMENT (2 Positions)

  • Added Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 23 December 2019
  • Organization: UN Office Africa
  • Country: Nigeria
  • City: Maiduguri
  • Contract Type: FTA Local
  • Post Level: NOA
    • Manage a comprehensive activity plan for the designated projects, including resource needs analysis, covering the time frame for project implementation.
    • Provide planning support to the Programme Manager in making procurement requests.
    • Provide data inputs to the M&E framework of the Programme.
    • Prepare and submit monthly reports on field coordination support provided to the waste management project.
    • Maintain accurate filing systems, with documented records of logistics transactions for audit purpose.
    • Monitor and support implementation of cash-for-work activities by a service provider in Maiduguri as well as Biu and Bama.     
    • Monitor processing of cash for work transfer payments request made by service providers, conduct verification of payroll on a beneficiary registration system (Red Rose platform) in collaboration with UNDP finance office and ensure service provider’s assistance provided to beneficiaries to receive payment from the financial institution.
    • Monitor and support awareness raining about waste management by a service provider in Maiduguri as well as Biu and Bama 
    • Coordinate all types of equipment and assets including PPE, devices, smart cards, communication, IT, to ensure that equipment is managed diligently and operated in the most cost-efficient and optimal manner.
    • Monitor and support creation of start-up businesses by a service provider in Maiduguri as well as Biu and Bama
    • Follow the activities closely and make sure the designated results are achieved by the service providers
    • Keep close communication with the service providers, beneficiaries, and the other stakeholders.
    • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of beneficiary training programmes organized by project implement unit and by services provides.
    • Coordinate the implementation of capacity building support for the respective state government authorities, particularly for the State Ministry of Environment (MOE) and the Borno State Environmental Protection Agency (BOSEPA)
    • Analyzes and selects materials for strengthening strategic alliances with partners and stakeholders
    • Generates new ideas and approaches, researches best practices and proposes new, more effective ways of doing things
    • Documents and analyses innovative strategies and new approaches
    • Understands and applies fundamental concepts and principles of a professional discipline or technical specialty relating to the position
    • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks 
    • Analyzes the requirements and synthesizes proposals
    • Strives to keep job knowledge up-to-date through self-directed study and other means of learning
    • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
    • Researches and documents ‘best practices’ in organizational change and development within and outside the UN system 
    • Maintains information/databases on system design features
    • Develops simple system components
    • Researches potential solutions to internal and external client needs and reports back in a timely, succinct and appropriate fashion
    • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
    • Establishes, builds and sustains effective relationships within the work unit and with internal and external clients
    • Actively supports the interests of the client by making choices and setting priorities to meet their needs
    • Gathers, analyzes and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems
    • Monitors the implementation of corporate accountability and results-based management systems and makes recommendations to enhance performance of business units
    • Teamwork and respect for diversity: ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and harmonious working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, mixed-gender environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity; sensitivity and adaptability to culture, gender, religion, nationality and age; commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of UN operations; ability to achieve common goals and provide guidance or training to colleagues;
    • Commitment to continuous learning: initiative and willingness to learn new skills and stay abreast of new developments in area of expertise; ability to adapt to changes in work environment.
    • Planning and organizing: effective organizational and problem-solving skills and ability to manage a large volume of work in an efficient and timely manner; ability to establish priorities and to plan, coordinate and monitor (own) work; ability to work under pressure, with conflicting deadlines, and to handle multiple concurrent projects/activities;
    • Flexibility: adaptability and ability to live and work in potentially hazardous and remote conditions, involving physical hardship and little comfort; to operate independently in austere environments for protracted periods; willingness to travel within the area of operations and to transfer to other duty stations within the area of operations as necessary;
    • Genuine commitment towards the principles of voluntary engagement, which includes solidarity, compassion, reciprocity and self-reliance; and commitment towards UNDP’s mission and vision, as well as to the UN Core Values. 
    • At least 3 years of experience in humanitarian / development programme field, supervision / management / administrative and logistics support or related field.
    • Experience of administrative operation and project activity implementation.
    • Experience in cash for work for waste management or public works project is an asset. 
    • Experience of working in Northern Nigeria; and geographical knowledge of the North East is an asset.
    • Experience in cash-based programming, community recovery and livelihoods stabilization is an asset. 
    • Previous experience with a multilateral or international organization, notably with UN/UNDP, is highly desirable.
    • Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement. 
    • The ability to communicate in Hausa, Kanuri or any other language spoken in the northeast is an asset.


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    Contract Duration: 1 Year with possibility for extension

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