Project Management Support - Officer

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2019/B5323/18974
Level ICS-8
Department/office AFR, KEMCO, Kenya
Duty station Maputo, Mozambique
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-1
Duration On going subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability
Application period 06-Dec-2019 to 20-Dec-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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UNOPS Kenya Multi Country Office (KEMCO) manages a growing portfolio of engagements, including associated strategic and operational risks. The KEMCO sub-region currently consists of an established Operation Centre in Nairobi/Kenya which manages a portfolio of engagements in multiple countries in East and South Africa. This includes primarily transactional projects in partnership with the Nairobi based UN Agencies, UN-Habitat and UNEP, and multiple ‘operational’ projects in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and several island states.The Project will fall under the purview of the UNOPS KEMC. This specific project will be based in Mozambique and will facilitate the peace secretariat.

Background Information – Project

Mozambique Peace Secretariat Administrative Support Services Project provides the requisite back end support to the Peace Secretariat. Managed out of the UNOPS KEMC office in Nairobi, the Project will have one dedicated personnel who will be embedded within the secretariat to facilitate all administrative, operational and financial support to the secretariat team.

The Project Management Support – Officer reports to the Transactional Project Manager who provides broad supervision and guidance. The role is responsible for supporting the Transactional Project Manager with the day-to-day operations of the mission and coordinating mission progress and implementation. He/she maintains a close eye on the operational and financial performance, identifies probable issues that may need attention, supports in problem analysis and solution identification as necessary, coordinate resolution as per action-items assigned, drafting required correspondences to stakeholders concerned and preparation of mission reports.  The role can often be required to work in complex and challenging environments with limited resources.

Functions / Key Results Expected Project Implementation Financial a...

A university Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) with a combination o...

A minimum of 2 years relevant experience, especially in the field of Project Man...

Excellent command of English language (oral and written) is required. ...

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

Contract type:International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: IICA...

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

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


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