UNDP Sustainable Development Goals Internshipwork UNDPplaceAbujaDate Posted: 2017-11-22
Duties and Responsibilities
Support State and Federal governments in SDG data collection
Support in monitoring and evaluation of set target and achievements at both national and state level.
Analyze data and information that will inform State and Federal government (policy makers) of the drivers and bottlenecks to sustainable development in the State and Federal level
Support to develop long term plan for SDG implementation
Support in organizing Multi-stakeholder consultative forums
In close collaboration with States and Federal government, setting of nationally-relevant targets.
Document best practices in SDG implementation at local level.
Support policy formulation for best planning at both State and Federal level.
Carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Ability to persuade others to follow
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Ability to get things done
Data Collection and Analysis
Ability to collect both primary and secondary data and analyse the data.
Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge
Required Skills and Experience
First Degree in Economics or Social Sciences. Must have been enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher).
Knowledge of sustainable development issues at both national and sub-national government
Has ability to collect time series SDGs data, as well as legal and regulatory texts and policies of the relevant SDGs indicators.
Should be familiar with statistical tools developed for analysis
Should be familiar with Nigerian socio-economic situation
Should possess excellent qualitative and quantitative skills.
Good written and oral communication skills in English
Knowledge of at least one Nigerian language
Computer literacy skills
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