Multi-Country Manager / Head of Programme

Job categories Leadership
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5418/15948
Level ICS-11
Department/office LCR, LCPC, Saint Lucia
Duty station Duty station to be determined in dialogue with the candidate and depending on developments in the portfolio during the coming months. Possible family duty stations for this position are: Barbados, Jamaica
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration One year, extensions are subject to performance and budget
Application period 28-Jun-2018 to 24-Jul-2018


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The Multi-Country Manager / Head of Programme is responsible for managing strategic and operational risks associated with the Project Centre’s portfolio of engagements, developing and delivering cost effective services contributing to partners' sustainable results and achievements of UNOPS management results.

The Project Centre includes ongoing projects in 8 countries: Antigua, Belize, Curacao, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Trinidad and Tobago. Through the management of resilient infrastructure projects, UNOPS works to improve sustainable development across the region. Among others, this includes the construction of parliament buildings in Grenada, road rehabilitation in Jamaica, bridges and river embankment rehabilitation in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and improving potable water supply systems and health facilities in Saint Lucia. UNOPS further provides technical assistance in relation to climate resilient infrastructure planning in Curaçao, Grenada and Saint Lucia. 

The Project Centre operates as an integral part of the Panama Operational Hub and the Regional management structure. The Project Centre Manager reports to the Operational Hub Director who provides direction and guidance.  The role is responsible for planning, implementing, monitoring and supervising the delivery of all project support services and that includes liaison and engagement development activities and delivering timely and cost effective services for sustainable results by partners and stakeholders.

For more information on what UNOPS does in the Caribbean please see attached fact sheets.

Summary of key results: 1. Project Centre programme/project management 2.&...

Education: A Master’s degree in a relevant field is required.  A bach...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA) Contract level: Intern...

The UNOPS mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve pea...
Additional information
2018 Curacao Factsheet.pdf (435 KB) 
2018 UNOPS IN THE CARIBBEAN.PDF (966 KB) 

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