Project Management Support - Officer (Good Governance and Gender Equality)

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5109/18720
Department/office ECR, RSPO, Serbia
Duty station Belgrade, Serbia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration Open-ended
Application period 16-Oct-2019 to 14-Nov-2019


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


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The “Enhancing Good Governance and Social Inclusion for Municipal Development” Programme (Swiss PRO) will improve local capacities primarily in 99 municipalities in Šumadija and Western Serbia, and South and Eastern Serbia regions to apply good governance (GG) principles in local policies and regulations and thus increase social cohesion. The Government of Switzerland has allocated USD 6.9 million for the Programme, with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) responsible for its implementation, in cooperation with the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM).

The Programme has to fulfil two main goals:

  1. To contribute to the enhancement of organisations and officials’ knowledge and skills
  2. To positively change the scope and quality of public services rendered to citizens, especially to those from excluded groups.

Both goals will lead to improved regulations, institutional, technical and human capacities for the enhancement of e-services. In addition, capacity building will be provided to local civil society organisations (CSOs) as well as institutions dealing with social inclusion and gender equality.

Overall, this will contribute to the improved rule of law at the local level, increased accountability, transparency and efficiency and effectiveness of the local governments (LSGs), and ultimately improvement of quality of life of citizens, especially excluded citizens.

The Programme will coordinate its activities with the key line-national-level institutions, while observing the national strategies, laws and relevant development documents, which will contribute to sustainability, ensure national ownership and develop national capacities. The content and the scope of the Programme will significantly complement the European Union Support to Municipal Development – EU PRO Programme (1)

(1) The Programme will be implemented by UNOPS, with the EU funding of 25 million Euros, over 36 months and is focussed on improving business environment for small and medium enterprises and entrepreneurs, including building infrastructure to improve local economy, quality of life and the efficiency of local authorities in property management.


Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Project Management Supp...

Education First level University Degree preferably in public administr...

Certification PRojects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE 2) Foundation Cer...

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

This is a local position, it is therefore open to nationals of the Republic...

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

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

In Serbia, UNOPS has been active since 2000, became the Project Centre (RSPC) in...
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