Project Management Support - Senior Officer

Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5011/18803
Level ICS-9
Department/office NYSC, SDC, UN Technology Support Services
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or satisfactory performance
Application period 07-Nov-2019 to 21-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 Office of Information and Communication Technology (OICT)

OICT provides enterprise-wide oversight of ICT programmes, budgets and decision-making to ensure alignment with the Secretariat’s overall ICT strategy, in support of the Organization’s mission. Services required for this agreement revolve around the activities concerning OICT’s responsibility for the management of the global ICT environment which includes the development of Secretariat-wide infrastructure architecture and overseeing the central data centres that house enterprise systems and safeguard all Secretariat-wide data.

Background Information – Job Specific

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 faces.

In close partnership with the Government of Finland, the UN is establishing and operationalizing the United Nations Technology Innovation Lab (UNTIL) located in Espoo, Finland.

The priority focus of the UNTIL Finland 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, Health, Circular Economy and Peace and Mediation.

This is a position in UNOPS for supporting projects in the United Nations Secretariat (United Nations Technology Innovation Lab – UNTIL Finland) Policy, Strategy and Governance Division (PSGD) of OICT.  The incumbent of this position will be personnel of UNOPS under its full responsibility.



Under the overall supervision of UNOPS Senior Programme Manager and direct super...

Education Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equival...

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

Contract type:   Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)  Cont...

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