UNTIL Lab Manager

Hosted Entities OICT
Job categories IT, Leadership, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5011/17152
Level ICS-12
Department/office NYSC, SDC, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station Espoo, Finland
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P5
Duration 1 Year (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)
Application period 14-Jan-2019 to 28-Jan-2019


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


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In adapting to the growing complexity of the 21st century, the United Nations need to respond dynamically to ensure it remains instrumental in supporting the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and targets for the 2030 agenda. Technological innovation and the role of partnerships across sectors have become increasingly important to accelerate progress in addressing the problems that humanity face.

In close partnership with the Government of Finland, the UN is establishing and operationalizing the United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) located in Espoo, Finland.

The priority focus of the UNTIL Finland Lab will be establishing partnerships with UN Funds and Programmes as well as Governments, Academia, NGOs and private sector leveraging technology to address SDGs challenges in the areas of Education, Health, Circular Economy and Peace and  Mediation.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects in the United Nations Secretariat (United Nations Technology Innovation Labs  --  UNTIL Finland) Global Services Division (GSD) of OICT.  The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.  


Within delegated authority, the Lab Manager will be responsible for the followin...

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

Education: Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equival...

Contract type: Staff Contract level: P5 Contract duration: One year initial...

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

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