Head of Support Services

Job categories Administration, Leadership, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2020/B5421/20606
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 01-Nov-2020 to 29-Nov-2020

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

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is a United Nations entity responsible for infrastructure, procurement and project management (General Assembly Resolution 65/176 of 2010). Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development. UNOPS is a service provider, a technical advisor and an implementer of projects to support our partners.

i) Sustainable Infrastructure: UNOPS designs, builds, repairs and maintains infrastructure in some of the most challenging environments in the world. Its activities are focused on the development of transportation, education and health infrastructure, among other areas.

ii) Public procurement: UNOPS is a central procurement resource for the United Nations system and governments. It emphasizes an efficient, transparent and sustainable delivery of goods and services.

iii) Project management: UNOPS manages more than a thousand humanitarian, development and peacebuilding projects per year for different partners, ensuring quality, effectiveness and results that meet the highest standards.

UNOPS work seeks environmental, social and economic sustainability, which contributes to the progress of equity and the common good of the countries in which it operates, thus promoting the improvement of the living conditions of the most needy people. UNOPS has a presence in 23 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our services, products and technical assistance comply with the principles of the public administration of transparency, equity, integrity, free competition, impartiality, morality, effectiveness, efficiency and respect for national institutions.

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 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 project partners in Mexico.

The Head of Support Services reports directly to the Country Office Director who...

Education A Master’s degree is required. A combination of Bachelo...

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

Contract type: ICA - Individual Contract Agreement Contract level: ICS12 equ...

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


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