UNAIDS's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment
Job title : Officer Operations, Nigeria jobs in Abuja Job Location : Abuja Deadline : October 11, 2022
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Grade : P3
Contract type : Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract : Two years
19 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications
Organization unit : AI / RSD Regional Support Team, West and Central Africa (AI / RSD)
Country Office : Nigeria
About UNAIDS :
Serving Communities and Countries to End Inequalities and AIDS
We, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV / AIDS, lead the global effort to end AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
By placing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to reduction of inequalities at the heart of our work, we lead the global response to AIDS by : (i) maximizing equitable and equal access to HIV services, (ii) breaking down barriers to achieving HIV outcomes, and (iii) integrating efficient HIV responses into wider health and protection systems.
We are committed to creating an equal, safe and empowering workplace culture where all people in all their diversity thrive.
We live our values of Commitment to the AIDS Response, Integrity and Respect for Diversity. You can access the full UNAIDS Competency Framework at www.unaids.org
MANDATE OF THE DEPARTMENT :
The West and Central Africa Regional Office (RST / WCA) provides leadership and coordinates support for an expanded UN system response to ending the AIDS epidemic at regional and country level.
It steers, promotes and supports regional and national partners and the UN system towards ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030.
Using an equity and equality lens as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the RST / WCA promotes effective use of strategic information of the epidemic trends and the status of its response and provides technical leadership on peoplecentered HIV prevention and response in the region focused on key populations and locations most at risk.
The Nigeria Country Office provides leadership and coordinates the expanded UN system response in Nigeria. Using an equity and equality lens as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Nigeria Country Office scales up HIV services focused on key populations and locations most at risk.
The Nigeria Country Office promotes effective use of strategic information to better understand and track the epidemic and its trends, and to measure progress and sustainable impact of the response in Nigeria.
It supports efforts to strengthen the capacities of communities and their meaningful engagement in health, social protection, and human rights mechanisms, and provides intellectual support and technical guidance as necessary to national partners and policymakers.
Main tasks and Responsibilities of the Position :
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Nigeria country director, the Officer, Operations, ensures that effective financial and administrative management is implemented and maintained.
This specifically includes the management of the operating budget, financial analysis and reporting, and human resources management.
He / she has the following key responsibilities :
1Overall operations administration
Drafts guidelines for improved systems and procedures in the office aiming at overall performance enhancement.
2Financial administration and related matters
3Office administration activities
4Other operations management activities
Performs other duties as assigned.
Essential : Advance university degree at master's level or equivalent in Public Administration, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or another area related to the duties and responsibilities.
For internal candidate, a first university degree and 7 years of relevant work experience will be considered as equivalent.
Desirable : Specialization or a relevant professional qualification in accounting, financial control, audit, or a related discipline.
Core competencies :
Managerial competencies :
Essential : A minimum of 5 years of operations management experience, including in one or more of the following areas : resultbased budgeting, finance, logistics, travel and contract management, human resources management and learning, including at the international level.
Desirable : Relevant international organizations' experience, preferably including the United Nations system. Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning Systems.
Essential : Proficiency in English.
Desirable : Knowledge of additional UN official languages.
Additional Information :
Positions at the international professional category within UNAIDS will be subject to the Organization's Mobility Policy.
The abovementioned position is a rotational position and its standard duration of assignment is linked to the ICSC hardship classification of the duty station.
Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice.