Administration Senior Assistant

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5315/19590
Department/office AFR, GHOH, Gambia
Duty station Banjul, Gambia
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration On going
Application period 25-Mar-2020 to 08-Apr-2020

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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Background Information - Ghana Multi Country Office (GMCO)

GMCO is responsible for managing strategic and operational risks associated with a subset of the regional portfolio of engagements, developing and delivering cost effective services contributing to partners’ sustainable results and achievements of UNOPS management results.

The core functions of the Operational Hub are to:
  • Liaise and develop engagements, and deliver services responding to partner needs.
  • Leverage advice and integrate delivery modalities of the three Delivery Practices and the Global Partner Service Office.
  • Maintain appropriate arrangements and capacity for direct transactional support for delivery of the sub-regional portfolio.

Background Information - Gambia

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.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. 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.

UNOPS Gambia Country Office currently has two main projects – the EU funded Feeder Roads project and AfDB funded Sustainable Urban Development project – and is in the process of expanding its area of engagement in cooperation with its development partners, focusing on projects and programmes in infrastructure, governance, procurement. UNOPS has also recently signed a Host Country Agreement with the Government of The Gambia and hence there is anticipated to be an increase in administrative demands on the CO. With a growing Country Programme in support of public sector institutions and stakeholders, there is a need to expand our administration capabilities.

Functions / Key Results Expected Administrative Support ...

A.  Education A minimum of a high school diploma is required. . ...

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

Contract type: Local Individual Contract Agreement  Contract level: LIC...

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

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

Africa Region Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Africa Region supports UNOPS cou...
This vacancy is closed.


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