Senior Portfolio Manager

Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5004/17667
Level ICS-11
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Open-ended
Application period 01-Apr-2019 to 01-May-2019


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



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The position of the Senior portfolio manager is under the Development and Special Initiatives (DSI) portfolio, which supports diverse partners with their peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations. For example, within the United Nations Development Programme, the DSI supports the Global Program on Nature for Development.

The DSI also supports the United Nations Secretariat, UNWOMEN as well as a broadening community of other New York-based United Nations organizations in the delivery of project management, implementation, and administration services.

Reporting to the Manager, SDC, the Senior portfolio manager is responsible for the management of a complex and diverse portfolio that includes programs in gender, peacebuilding, political affairs, environmental, technology, etc.  S/he contributes positively towards own portfolio unit cost and SDC multiplier. S/he coordinates and supervises the activities of a team of project managers, associate project managers and support assistants under the DSI portfolio.

The Senior portfolio manager works closely with the DSI partners programme managers, project coordinators, and chief technical advisers and provides solid recommendations for implementation of program/project activities in a proactive manner.



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Education  Advance Degree in Business Administration, Management, ...

Contract type : ICA Contract level : IICA 3 Contract duration: Open-ended, ...

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

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