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Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by soccerpipe(m): 6:58am On Jul 01, 2015
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme of the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.
In most cultures volunteerism is deeply embedded in long-established, ancient traditions of sharing and support within the communities. In this context, UN Volunteers take part in various forms of volunteerism and play a role in development and peace together with co-workers, host agencies and local communities.

In all assignments, UN Volunteers promote volunteerism through their action and conduct. Engaging in volunteer activity can effectively and positively enrich their understanding of local and social realities, as well as create a bridge between themselves and the people in their host community. This will make the time they spend as UN Volunteers even more rewarding and productive

Job Title: Programme Assistant
National UNV Programme Assistant - Strengthening National Response to Security Threats through Enhanced Border Control in Nigeria

Brief Project Description
The objective of the project is to support Nigeria’s border control efforts aimed at preventing illicit trafficking in the North-East geopolitical zone of the country, which is the most affected by the ongoing terrorist insurgency. The project aims to achieve this through the training of border control officers from the five key Law Enforcement Agencies involved in land border management and control in the country. The officers to be trained would be selected from five land border-areas from the North-East geo-political zone of the country namely, Belel and Sarti Gurin borders in Adamawa State; Gamboru and Banki borders in Borno State; Tulutulo border in Yobe State and Gembu border in Taraba State. The capacity building would ensure adherence to the rule of law and continuous support for improvements in cross border control efforts through a mentorship approach.

Host Agency/Host Institute:
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Organizational Context:
The selected candidate shall work under the overall supervision of UNODC Representative, and the direct supervision and guidance of the UNODC National Project Officer, Multidimensional Security, at the UNODC Country office for Nigeria which is based in Abuja. The National UNV Programme Assistant would cover activities under the project: “Strengthening National Response to Security Threats through Enhanced Border Control in Nigeria”.
This position mainly involves providing programmatic assistance, administrative support and working with government agencies– investigators, legal advisers, prosecutors and other stakeholders in the criminal justice system.

Type of Assignment Place:
Assignment without family.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the National Project Officer, the UNV will be responsible for the following tasks:

Support the NPO in the preparation of project outputs that relate to implementation of programme activities, such as progress reports, briefings, presentations etc.
Assist with the formulation of work plans and other organizational management tools necessary for programme planning and monitoring;
Assist with the preparation of programme/project development and assessment missions conducted for relevant programming;
Provide administrative and substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, workshops, identifying participants, follow-up and coordination with participants and invitees, support logistic arrangements.
Carry out other relevant duties as may be required.

Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to:

Strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the concept of volunteerism by reading relevant UNV and external publications and take active part in UNV activities (for instance in events that mark IVD);
Be acquainted with and build on traditional and/or local forms of volunteerism in the host country;
Assist with the UNV Buddy Programme for newly-arrived UN Volunteers;
Promote or advise local groups in the use of online volunteering, or encourage relevant local individuals and organizations to use the UNV Online Volunteering service whenever technically possible.
Reflect on the type and quality of voluntary action that they are undertaking, including participation in ongoing reflection activities;
Contribute articles/write-ups on field experiences and submit them for UNV publications/websites, newsletters, press releases, etc.;

Results/Expected Outputs:

Project work plan implementation effectively supported.
Project activities effectively supported and documented.
A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for development during the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.

Competencies

Strong interpersonal skills, incl. excellent spoken and written communication and presentation skills, team and networking skills are essential.
A strong commitment to development; commitment to work for criminal justice sector, an interest in adapting to varied physical and professional environments; and the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment is essential.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point programmes is essential.
Evidence of ability to think strategically; to express ideas clearly; to work independently and in teams; candidate should be able to demonstrate a sense of cultural and gender sensitivity.

Required Skills and Experience
Qualifications/Requirements:

The post holder must possess a University First degree in a development-related discipline; law, criminology, social sciences, arts, international relations or related fields.
Candidate should be at least 25 years old.
In addition, a minimum of two years of professional work experience in policy, legal advocacy and/or criminal justice related discipline is required.

Living Conditions:
Nigeria operates a democratic federal system of government with a federal level, 36 states, a Federal Capital Territory in Abuja and 774 local government areas, all of which are designed to be autonomous entities with respect to governance and resource mobilization. With 183.5 million population (UN-ECOSOC Est. 2015), Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and the world’s 7th. The country is currently experiencing its longest period of civilian rule since independence. The general elections of April 2007 marked the first civilian-to-civilian transfer of power in the country's history and the elections of 2011 and 2015 were generally regarded as credible. In January 2014, Nigeria assumed a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2014-15 term.

In 2014, Nigeria's economy (GDP) became the largest in Africa, worth more than $500 billion in terms of nominal GDP and $1 trillion in terms of Purchasing Power parity (PPP). It overtook South Africa to become the world's 21st (nominal) and 20th (PPP) largest economy in 2015. Nigeria’s oil reserves have played a significant role in its growing political and economic influence. The country is considered to be an emerging market by the World Bank and has been identified as a regional power on the African continent. Inflation rate is 8.3% (2014 est.) while population living below poverty line is estimated to be up to 70%.
Natural hazards in Nigeria are periodic droughts and flooding. 64% of the population have improved drinking water sources. 78.8% of those with improve drinking water sources are located in the urban areas. As regards HIV/AIDS, adult prevailence stands at 3.17 (2013 estimate). The major vector-borne diseases are malaria and yellow fever.
Life expectancy at birth is 52.62 years while infant mortality rate is 74.09 deaths/1,000 live births.

Conditions of Service (National UNV COS_ENG )
A 10-month contract; with subsequent contract extensions subject to availability of funding, operational necessity and satisfactory performance. However, there is no expectation of renewal of the assignment.
Travel to duty station (if applicable) and a Settling-In-Grant will be provided in the event duty station is not within commuting distance from the place of recruitment. A Volunteer Living Allowance (VLA) of 94,914 NGN is provided monthly to cover housing, utilities and normal cost of living expenses. Life, health and permanent disability insurance are included (health insurance for up to 3 dependents), as well as final repatriation (if applicable) and resettlement allowance for satisfactory service.

United Nations Considerations:
The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article cool. Candidates will be required to meet the requirements of Article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter as well as the requirements of the position. The United Nations is committed to the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity for all its human resources, including but not limited to respect for international human rights and humanitarian law. Candidates may be subject to screening against these standards, including but not limited to whether they have committed, or are alleged to have committed criminal offences and/or violations of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.

No fee:
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicant's bank accounts.
United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme which welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture.
All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

How to Apply
Click here to apply

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by piscesgem(m): 7:01am On Jul 01, 2015
Very nice one...success to those who will apply

And to the guy bellow me...u want to be OP and FTC at same time?...Being greedy is not good, that was what caused World war 2

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by soccerpipe(m): 7:08am On Jul 01, 2015
piscesgem:
Hgv
Itumo

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by ijbeauty(f): 10:55am On Jul 01, 2015
Alright.. Thanks for sharing

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Nobody: 10:55am On Jul 01, 2015
Omo. una fit find office work 4 me
Qualification: ssce
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by odinese(m): 10:56am On Jul 01, 2015
OK I will do something abt it wink
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by sonnyudoh(m): 10:57am On Jul 01, 2015
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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by omanifrank(m): 10:59am On Jul 01, 2015
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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Olofintoto(m): 11:00am On Jul 01, 2015
North East ke?
Borno, Yobe whr there is insurgency.
Issokay.
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by arabianights: 11:00am On Jul 01, 2015
un wants nigerians to work in those areas? dont they know what is going in in the country ? why risk lives of staff ? even the army are being killed daily not to talk of common civilians.
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Seuncoded(f): 11:00am On Jul 01, 2015
Thanks For this exclusive Updates Weldone
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by UnknownT: 11:02am On Jul 01, 2015
So even UN follow dey do at least 25years? #Iranu

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Dharniel(m): 11:03am On Jul 01, 2015
so interested, buh not up to 25...
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by 1stola: 11:03am On Jul 01, 2015
NONSENSE!

They place silly vacancies every month yet, you will NEVER see any they have ever recruited.

Mstheeeewu!

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by mistabiola: 11:04am On Jul 01, 2015
UnknownT:
So even UN follow dey do at least 25years? #Iranu

Abasha cheesy cheesy
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Psyrus(m): 11:04am On Jul 01, 2015
North East? Hian
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by steffans(m): 11:05am On Jul 01, 2015
Good luck
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by debris: 11:06am On Jul 01, 2015
Hmmm all these northern regions I love my life even as am managing.

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by ekefre4(m): 11:12am On Jul 01, 2015
UnknownT:
So even UN follow dey do at least 25years? #Iranu
It obvious that u failed english

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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by drmaxayuba(m): 11:12am On Jul 01, 2015
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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by ignis: 11:14am On Jul 01, 2015
It's okay. ...
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by jammani(m): 11:15am On Jul 01, 2015
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soccerpipe:

Candidate should be at least 25 years old.
In addition, a minimum of two years of professional work experience in policy, legal advocacy and/or criminal justice related discipline is required.
.

Fresh Indeed
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by wax123(m): 11:18am On Jul 01, 2015
@poster i was thinking dat ur daughter in question is older bt jus 1yr...u got to make sure is ur biological daughter in d first place cos d question is somehw
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by pretydiva(f): 11:35am On Jul 01, 2015
Seen
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Deywan(m): 11:53am On Jul 01, 2015
A 10-month contract; with subsequent contract
extensions subject to availability of funding,
operational necessity and satisfactory
performance. However, there is no
expectation of renewal of the assignment. Travel to duty station (if applicable) and a
Settling-In-Grant will be provided in the event
duty station is not within commuting distance
from the place of recruitment. A Volunteer
Living Allowance (VLA) of 94,914 NGN is
provided monthly to cover housing, utilities and normal cost of living expenses. Life, health and
permanent disability insurance are included
(health insurance for up to 3 dependents), as
well as final repatriation (if applicable) and
resettlement allowance for satisfactory
service.
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by damiloladuke: 12:01pm On Jul 01, 2015
This Is high profile




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Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Nobody: 12:12pm On Jul 01, 2015
Op Why did you say the job opportunity is for FRESH GRADUATES when you clearly saw the requirement of 2 years work experience ?

Deceiving people up and down
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by firfinch(m): 12:18pm On Jul 01, 2015
soccerpipe:
Itumo
High on guave
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by Panshow(m): 12:42pm On Jul 01, 2015
Thanks for the info.
I studied zoology but I'll apply.
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by OCcool: 2:52pm On Jul 01, 2015
soccerpipe:
Itumo
Pls what does it mean?
Re: Fresh Graduate Job Vacancy At United Nations Volunteers (UNV) by danjaD(m): 3:11pm On Jul 01, 2015
I don hear, searching for CV..

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