Portfolio Senior Manager

Job categories Project Management, Procurement
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5308/20516
Department/office AFR, ETMCO, Ethiopia
Duty station Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-11
Duration Ongoing
Application period 27-Nov-2020 to 31-Jan-2021


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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.

Portfolio Senior Manager/Senior Project Manager  is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different donors, partners and beneficiaries. Portfolio Manager /Senior Project Manager acts on behalf of the Project Board to manage the project on an ongoing basis during the Implementation Stage. The main responsibility of a Portfolio Manager /Senior Project Manager  is to ensure that the project outputs are delivered within the specified project tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. He/she is expected to meet the organization’s performance and delivery goals.

Portfolio Manager/Senior Project Manager  has the authority to assign, as per the Project Plan, work packages to Team Managers and approve deliverables produced by them.

Portfolio Manager/Senior Project Manager  is responsible for creating the Implementation Plan, using the Project Initiation Document (PID), Legal Agreement and having a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders, to ensure the project(s) outputs are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the partner(s). Success of the project(s) and hence of the Portfolio Manager/Senior Project Manager  will be based on the defined Success Criteria.




The Portfolio Senior Manager will be responsible for managing the relevant portf...

A.  Education Advanced University Degree in Project Management, Bu...

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

This is a local position and therefore it is open only to nationals of Ethiopia....

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

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