Project Management and Infrastructure Advisor - Surge Capacity

Job categories Engineering, Project Management, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2021/B0005/21736
Level ICS-11
Department/office FA, SSC, IPAS
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration open-ended
Application period 07-May-2021 to 30-May-2021


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


This vacancy is closed.
Apply

Expand all [+]

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the UNOPS Integrated Practice Advice and Support (IPAS) serves all the regions and headquarters, primarily with advice and solutions to everyday implementation challenges. IPAS consists of a diverse team of subject matter experts in the six practice areas of HR, Administration, Legal, Finance, Procurement, Project Management and Infrastructure. IPAS has three main roles:

Support to operations in the field offices: IPAS provides timely advice and supports actively finding of solutions to everyday implementation challenges, based on policy and best practices. It also provides operational support in specific areas.

Business efficiency: IPAS recommends changes to policies, processes and operating standards based on the feedback and experience of the field offices. IPAS also ensures transparent and efficient project implementation, in line with policy and business needs. 

Body of knowledge: IPAS contributes to research and coordination within the policy groups and project practitioners. It provides structured knowledge and subject matter expertise which is used across practice areas to provide coherent and tailored advice to the requesting offices.

Faced with recurring demands for such services, IPAS has been given the responsibility to create a Rapid Response team to meet the needs of UNOPS field offices. These needs include but are not limited to providing personnel for quick inception of new projects, supporting emergency responses, as well as covering gaps after unexpected departure of colleagues whose roles are critical to the operations of the office.

IPAS is now hiring committed colleagues to be part of this Surge Capacity team in the areas of HR, Procurement and Project Management / Infrastructure. We are looking for candidates from all around the world who are passionate about our mission and values, and looking forward to making a difference for people in need.


Sneak peak of our working environment:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8CyuSqczvI


As a Infrastructure and Project Management Practice Advisor - Surge Capacity Tea...

The functions/responsibilities/key results of this job description are generic a...

Education: An advanced university degree (Master's or equivalent such ...

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

Contract type: ICA Contract level: I-ICA-3 Contract duration: ...

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

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...
This vacancy is closed.
Apply

DISCLAIMER

The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your UNOPS Jobs profile to ensure completeness, especially the education and experience sections.

RELEVANT STORIES

  • "Each place that I work in has so much history and culture to explore and I am lucky enough to enjoy it all, while helping improve the health of local communities"
    Nang Shri Seng Lao
    Unops Logistics Officer, Myanmar
  • "UNOPS is a results-oriented organization – it therefore pushes me to perform at my best every day."
    Mariacarmen Colitti
    Senior Partnerships and Liaison Advisor