Social Development Advisors- home based (multiple retainer contracts)

Job categories Health, Safety and Environment
Vacancy code VA/2019/B0058/18597
Level ICS-11
Department/office FA, SSC, Shared Services Centre
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration 1 year (renewable, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance)
Application period 23-Sep-2019 to 21-Oct-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 Health, Safety, Social and Environmental (HSSE) management unit falls under the UNOPS Shared Services Centre (SSC) Group. It is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of HSSE good practices in UNOPS projects and operations in line with UNOPS policies, UN common system standards and international best practices. 

A key component of the work of the HSSE unit is to provide tools and advice to make UNOPS projects more socially sustainable throughout their project life cycle. This means that the organisation seeks to maximise the benefits to various segments of society that result from its programmes and operations while preventing or minimising any harmful impacts. Therefore it is necessary to carry out social development due diligence and to establish appropriate social development frameworks for managing the projects. The social development aspects of UNOPS projects also involves monitoring performance and addressing deviations from expectations.

Therefore, the organisation requires the services of senior social development experts that shall be on retainer contracts to carry out short term work packages when required. 

Please note that the selected candidates who will successfully undergo the assessments will be offered a contract for 1 year (renewable) but proposed a work package only when a specific opportunity arises.

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Education: An advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent) in a rele...

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

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


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