Senior Project Manager

Job categories Project Management, Procurement, Leadership
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5421/20329
Level ICS-12
Department/office LCR, MXCO, Mexico
Duty station Mexico City (Family Duty Station), Mexico
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-4
Duration Ongoing contract subject to good performance, availability of funds and organizational requirements
Application period 08-Sep-2020 to 17-Oct-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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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 organisations.  With over 6,000 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.

For more information on what UNOPS does in Mexico, please read the attached factsheet.

Project Information:

In line with the framework agreement signed with the Government of Mexico, UNOPS supports the different collaboration initiatives by the government that are aimed at the fight against corruption and transparency in public management; as well as in exercises aimed at strengthening government actions in the areas of acquisitions, infrastructure and management of high impact projects in Mexico. The work requires strategic and operational perspectives, management of resources ensuring transparency, effectiveness and efficiency that promotes the development and continuous strengthening of internal management in order to ensure high quality results, in accordance with the needs of the partner in Mexico.

The objective of the project is to support the Government of Mexico in its effort to guarantee the right to health to the largest number of inhabitants through the planning and management of the consolidated purchase of medicines (period 2021-2024), as well as assistance in the profiling of the system and model of consolidated purchase of medicines for the health sector of the Government of Mexico. This project has 2 main components:

  • COMPONENT 1 (Transparent Procurement of Pharmaceuticals) - Management of multi-year consolidated purchase of medicines and medical supplies (supply of needs during the period 2022-2024) for an estimated amount of $US6 billion.

  • COMPONENT 2 (Strengthening of national capacities) - Strengthening and capacity building to the consolidated purchase model of medicines for the health sector of the Government of Mexico.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the p...

Education Master or equivalent advanced University Degree preferably in Pro...

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

Contract type: International Individual Contractor - established as a regul...

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

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This vacancy is closed.


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