Country Manager

Job categories Engineering, Leadership, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5313/17347
Level ICS-12
Department/office AFR, CDOH, Central African Rep
Duty station Bangui ( Non-Family Duty Station ), Central African Republic
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration "Open-ended"
Application period 12-Feb-2019 to 12-Mar-2019

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

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.  With over 8,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

Located in Kinshasa, DRC the UNOPS Hub in Central Africa (CDOH) covers eleven countries, including The Central African Republic (CAR). The Hub has developed strong working relations with the international partners, UN agencies including UN Missions and Governments of Central Africa over the years. It provides technical support and capacity building in strategic development areas including infrastructure rehabilitation and development across health, education, public works, governance/public administration sectors; procurement, project management and sectoral advisory services; peace and security, environmental preservation and protection among others.

Based in Bangui, CAR, the CAR Country Manager reports directly to the CDOH Director who provides direction and general supervision and to the Head of Programme as the secondary supervisor.  The Country Manager is responsible for programme development planning and preparation and for managing all stages of programming to achieve results in the area/s of responsibility.  The role contributes to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance the competencies and position of UNOPS in sustainable project management and services to partners, stakeholders and UN system partners.

UNOPS CDOH Located in Kinshasa, DRC, the UNOPS office in Central Africa (CDOH) c...

Summary of key results: Programme governance, implementation and monito...

A Master’s degree in engineering, project management, public administr...

PRINCE2® Foundation/Practitioner an asset, but required completion withi...

A minimum of 10 years of experience managing engineering projects or that co...

Full working knowledge of French and English is essential.

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

Contract type :  International Individual Contractor Agreement Con...

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

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


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