Project Manager

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5109/15602
Department/office ECR, EOC, Serbia
Duty station Belgrade, Serbia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-9
Duration Open-ended
Application period 16-Jul-2018 to 29-Jul-2018

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

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Taking into account major regional challenges recognised by the European Commission’s (EC) strategy for 'A Credible Enlargement Perspective for and Enhanced European Union (EU) Engagement with the Western Balkans' (Strategy) , such as reform of public administration, better implementation of fundamental rights, social inclusion and regional cooperation, the Government of Norway has decided to fund a sub-regional programme “Norway for You” covering Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia, to be implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). However, due to the political and operational specificities of each country, it has been decided to implement separate projects in Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro.

The Project in Serbia is designed to be flexible and respond to local needs as they are identified. Focus will be increasing employment opportunities for vulnerable population and providing support to social cohesion and inclusion in the less developed areas, and will work on local infrastructure enhancement, all contributing to a more balanced socio-economic development of primarily under-developed areas of Serbia.

The Government of Norway has allocated funding for the implementation of the Project in Serbia during 24 months.

There are four results that the Project will achieve:

  • Result 1: Improved Access to Employment of the Most Vulnerable and Marginalised Groups (in Particular Women and Youth in Rural Areas)
  • Result 2: Enhanced Social Inclusion
  • Result 3: Improved Living Conditions and Local Infrastructure
  • Result 4: Information Security of the Government of Serbia Strengthened

The key stakeholders and the direct beneficiaries of the Project are the local self-governments (LSGs) and their institutions and organisations, regional development agencies, civil society organisations (CSOs), business support organisations (BSOs), as well as individual beneficiaries, especially women and youth. The final beneficiaries are the inhabitants of the underdeveloped areas where the Project will be implemented.

All Project activities will be undertaken in partnership with the Government of Serbia, in cooperation with the national and local institutions, with the aim of allowing them to respect the legal requirements and, where relevant, EU accession criteria. This will ensure national ownership and help develop national capacities.

The Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Project life cycle, th...

Education Advanced University Degree preferably in Project Management,...

PRINCE2® Practitioner certification will be considered as an asset

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

This is a local position, it is therefore open to Nationals of Serbia and t...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) mission is to serve peopl...
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