Technical Services Manager

Job categories Engineering, Project Management, Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5323/17016
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, KEMC, Kenya
Duty station Nairobi with travel to areas of work in Africa, Kenya
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open ended
Application period 21-Jan-2019 to 15-Feb-2019


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The Technical Services Unit office is based in Nairobi and will require travel to other UNOPS locations as required by the Hub Director.

Objectives and scope of the position

The Technical Services Unit (TSU) carries out low risk engineering civil works and building structures. This generally involves concept designs, feasibility studies and low/medium risk detailed designs. High risk building and structure designs are outsourced to specialist design firms and then contract managed by the TSU.

The Technical Services Unit (TSU) currently provides design services for Infrastructure Works to Project Managers. We want to continue and further expand technical services to our partners and clients at a wider field of operations.

The TSU currently has 13 permanent and 10 retainer personnel including architects, civil engineers, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, quantity surveyor and CAD draftsmen as well as support personnel.

The Technical Services Manager will provide leadership, design management and business development for the TSU.

The TSU is a business unit for the Hub and comes under the direction of the Hub Director for East and Southern Africa Hub ( ESAH).




The Technical Services Manager will be required to undertake the following tasks...

Master’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Business, Commerce, or relat...

At least 5 years of relevant experience managing multi-disciplinary technica...

Full working knowledge of English is essential.

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

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

Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: IIC...

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