Regional Management Oversight Advisor

Job categories Leadership, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2020/B0050/20146
Level ICS-12
Department/office ECR, Office of the RD
Duty station Geneva, Switzerland
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P5
Duration 1 year initially, renewable
Application period 23-Jul-2020 to 12-Aug-2020

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

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The Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECR) supports UNOPS offices from Geneva, providing management and financial/programmatic oversight of Global and Country specific Portfolios. The regional office oversees operation centres that provide project management, fund management, management advisory services, hosting services, sustainable procurement and infrastructure services and management of human resources.

ECR ensures that projects are executed to the highest standards, providing a shared knowledge base and ensuring that best practices and lessons learned are disseminated between business units and projects across the entire region.

ECR operates its Global Portfolios from Geneva and Copenhagen while the country-specific programmes from its Operational and Project Centres located in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

The Management and Oversight Senior Advisor reports to the Regional Director (RD) who provides broad supervision and guidance. The role is responsible for providing strategic advice to the Regional Director, with particular focus on business performance, portfolio analysis and corporate results reporting.

The role acts as Officer in Charge in the case of absence of the Regional Director.

The role is responsible for, amongst others: Providing strategic advice to ...

An Advanced University Degree (Master's or equivalent) in Business Administratio...

Minimum of 10 years of experience in management and advisory/coordination ro...

Excellent writing and oral skills in English is required. Working knowledge of F...

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

Contract type: Staff contract, fixed-term appointment Contract level: ICS12/...

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

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


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