Project Officer

Hosted Entities OICT
Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5011/18196
Level ICS-9
Department/office NYSC, SDC, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station Cairo, Egypt
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P2
Duration 1 Year (renewable subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance)
Application period 02-Jul-2019 to 16-Jul-2019


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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 Egypt, the UN is establishing and operationalizing the United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) located in Smart Village, Cairo.

The priority focus of the UNTIL Egypt 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 for special-needs students, health, industry and agriculture.

This position is located in the United Nations Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL) Egypt under the Policy, Strategy & Governance Division (PSGD) of OICT. The Project Officer reports to the Lab Manager in UNTIL Egypt.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects carried out for or in the United Nations Secretariat. The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.


Within delegated authority, the Project Officer  will be responsible for th...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

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

Contract type: Staff Contract level: P2  Contract duration: One year i...

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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