Partnerships Specialist

Job categories Partnerships
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5314/17199
Department/office AFR, GHOH, Ghana
Duty station Accra (With frequent travels within GHOH), Ghana
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-10
Duration Open-ended
Application period 17-Jan-2019 to 31-Jan-2019

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 United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), Ghana Operational Hub based in Accra –Ghana with Country Offices in Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone with compelling solid reputation across the globe in delivery of its core mandates in the areas of Project Management, Infrastructure and Procurement.

What drives us is a passion to fight inequalities and to provide opportunities to those most vulnerable. This means we often work in the most challenging environments, building foundations for communities to function and people to live with dignity and respect.

To succeed here, he/she need to be able to combine creativity with the organizational skills to manage numerous different projects to tight deadlines simultaneously, as well as working with the different units to meet their expectations.

We are therefore, looking for intellectually curious talented qualified Ghanaians with solid Partnership acumen, excellent communication skills with stakeholder focus to join the formidable team. Things happen quickly at UNOPS-Ghana Operational Hub and the work culture encourages you to be an enthusiastic team player - a self-starter who can work cross-functionally and isn't frightened to take risks or try out new ways of doing things within UNOPS.

This position will be provided with a multi- the Country Offices responsibilities within the hub and will be travelling 1/3 or more of the time.

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Ghana Operational Hub Director and, in close coordination with the Regional Office and the Partnerships Practice Group, the Partnerships Specialist will be responsible for developing and implementing the partnership and programme development plan for the Operational Hub.

Partnership and programme development planning Development and follo...

Education: Master’s Degree in a relevant field such as Business Administr...

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

Functional competencies: Knowledge Management and Learning: Shares knowle...

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of ...

Contract type: Local Individual Contract Agreement (LICA)  Contract level:...

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

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


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