Head of Programme (Internal candidates only)

Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5323/20300
Level ICS-11
Department/office AFR, KEMC, Kenya
Duty station Nairobi, Kenya
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Ongoing ICA – ‘Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.’
Application period 04-Sep-2020 to 17-Sep-2020


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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.  

The Head of Programme reports directly to the Kenya Multi Country Office (KEMC) Director who provides direction and general supervision.  The Head of Programme is responsible for programme development planning and preparation and for managing all stages of programming to achieve results in the area/s of responsibility.  The role contributes to the development and implementation of strategies to enhance the competencies and position of UNOPS in sustainable project management and services to partners, stakeholders and UN system partners.

Please note this vacancy is only open to personnel on a UNOPS regular contract.


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

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

A minimum of 7 years of experience in managing projects or that combines strateg...

Full working knowledge of English language is required. Knowledge of anothe...

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

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

Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement (IICA) Contract lev...

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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