Country Manager (Re-advertisement)

Job categories Engineering, Leadership, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5313/19154
Level ICS-12
Department/office AFR, CDOH, Central African Rep
Duty station Bangui ( Non-Family Duty Station ), Central African Republic
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration "Open-ended"
Application period 14-Jan-2020 to 16-Feb-2020

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

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.  With over 8,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.

Located in Kinshasa, DRC the UNOPS Hub in Central Africa (CDOH) covers eleven countries, including The Central African Republic (CAR). The Hub has developed strong working relations with the international partners (Development Finance Institutions), UN agencies including UN Missions and the Government of Central Africa over the years. It provides implementation services and solutions as well advisory services areas including infrastructure rehabilitation and development (across health, education, public works, governance/public administration sectors), procurement and project management.

Based in Bangui, CAR, UNOPS is looking for a Country Manager to manage the programme and stakeholders and lead the business development activities. The Country Manager reports directly to the Hub Director who provides direction and general supervision and to the Hub Head of Programme as the secondary supervisor. It is the most strategic role for UNOPS in CAR.  The Country Manager is responsible for programme development planning and programme implementation.  The role contributes to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance the competencies and position of UNOPS in sustainable project management, sustainable infrastructure and sustainable procurement.

Located in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) the UNOPS Hub in Cen...

Summary of key results: Programme governance, implementation and monito...

A Master’s degree in engineering, project management, public administr...

PRINCE2® Foundation/Practitioner an asset, but required completion withi...

A minimum of 10 years of experience managing engineering projects or that co...

Full working knowledge of French and English is essential.

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

Contract type :  International Individual Contractor Agreement Con...

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 has been cancelled.


The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your UNOPS Jobs profile to ensure completeness, especially the education and experience sections.


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