Project Manager

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5304/17544
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, South Sudan Country Office (SSCO)
Duty station Juba, South Sudan
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or to satisfactory performance
Application period 19-Mar-2019 to 18-Aug-2019

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

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UNOPS South Sudan Country Office plans to implement the Support to South Sudan River Transport Project. The project aims at designing and building a fit for purpose river barge suitable for South Sudan’s White Nile River and its tributaries. The Project Manager will lead project implementation and ensure that all project activities are implemented as planned.   

The incumbent will be responsible to abide by the security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS. 

The project manager is responsible to read and develop the project initiation documents (PID), Legal Agreement and have a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders to ensure the project’s products are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the client. Success of the Project and hence Project Manager will be based on the Success Criteria of UNOPS engagements which are linked to the below responsibilities.  The duties and responsibilities of the Project Manager Level 2 are similar to that of the Project Manager Level 3, the difference in grades being determined by the project level, complexity and level of responsibility of the specific The project would rely on a number of external suppliers for its successful delivery and would be working with firm deadlines. The project manager is responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle.

The Project Manager is supported by the Project Assistant will be the lead individual in managing project administration and maintaining timely and accurate records of all financial, contractual and personnel related matters. 

S/he must be able to apply, independently, the below duties and responsibilities of the project success criteria:

Stakeholder Management: Establish solid working relationship with the p...

Master’s Degree in Project Management or Engineering or International Rela...

Minimum 5 years experience in project management is required; Experience wor...

PRINCE2® Foundation an asset

Fluency in written and oral English is required

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

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

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

The UNOPS South Sudan office helps a wide range of local and international partn...

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


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