Operations Manager

Job categories Administration, Finance
Vacancy code VA/2018/B3622/15405
Level ICS-10
Department/office MSC, Management Support Centre
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P3
Duration 1 Year Renewable upon satisfactory performance and budget availability
Application period 13-Apr-2018 to 04-May-2018

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

This vacancy is closed.

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The UNOPS Management Support Centre (MSC) acts as the technical front office and works in close collaboration with the regions and partners on operationalizing best practices, towards global and other tailored agreements around management services.

MSC gains insights into specific needs of partners, through technical experts, in the areas of Project management, Infrastructure, Administration, Procurement, Human Resources and Financial management services, and tailors solutions at the corporate level, ensuring appropriate skills, products and services can be sourced, internally and externally, to support such engagements.

MSC supports the maintenance of global engagements with partners, in close coordination with regions and practices, and provides advice on communication and branding of such services.

MSC has the following key responsibilities:

At Corporate level:
  • Lead the development of the strategic focus on Management Services and contributes to positioning UNOPS as the global partner in the provision of Management Services to partners.
  • Oversee and house the hosting strategy, develop hosting frameworks to manage business and risks, and ensure new potential hosted entity engagements are reviewed as per corporate standards.
  • Oversee and house the global agreements with global partners on management services and maintain a steady line of communication with the partners on service performance.

At the Regional level:        
  • Support the regions with packaging of management solutions as a service line to be provided to partners, whether as local partners or under global partnership agreements.
  • Support the Regions with hosted entities Management Services, including assessing global operational risk and leading corporate knowledge management on the topic.

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