UNDP NAIJA CAREER


NATIONAL COORDINATOR CIVIL SOCIETY ADVOCACY RESPONSE ON HIV/AIDS IN NIGERIA
LOCATION : Abuja, NIGERIA
APPLICATION DEADLINE : 01-Nov-11
ADDITIONAL CATEGORY Management
TYPE OF CONTRACT : Service Contract
POST LEVEL : SB-4
LANGUAGES REQUIRED :English
STARTING DATE  date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Dec-2011
DURATION OF INITIAL CONTRACT : One year
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION:
First degree ( or a Post Gradate Diploma) in any of the social sciences,  , International relations, development, MPh
EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of 2 years of experience in planning and implementing CSO activities in relation to HIV/AIDS, human rights and advocacy;
Progressively responsible work experience in human rights and rights based approach to development, including (a) policy dialogue and advisory work; (b) leadership and management of research and analysis; (c) design and execution of capacity development programmes; (d) project management, , preferably funded by development partners (UN or other); and (e) promotion of stakeholder/community awareness of and participation in HIV/AIDS programmes.

A good understanding of HIV/AIDS as a development issue.
Hands on experience working with and managing CSOs especially in the field of HIV/AIDS
Skills in training, process facilitation, strategic planning, and partnership-building.
Ability to prepare high quality policy briefs, analytical reports, and technical research reflecting global good practice in HIV/AIDS intervention and advocacy.
Excellent PC user skills: word processing, spreadsheets, databases and web-based research.
Ability to travel within Nigeria and overseas.
Proven track record of advising, organizing and supervising activities and partnerships with CSOs.,
Ability to work harmoniously with people from different cultural backgrounds and gender.
Familiarity with the civil society landscape in Nigeria.
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:
Strong skills in written communications in English particularly in preparing issue-based papers or reports.
Excellent spoken English is also required.
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 and upload when prompted.
Applications without a fully completed P11 form will not be considered. Only applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted.
The system will only allow for one attachement.
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.
CLICK LINK TO APPlY
http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?job_id=26308

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