Country Manager

Job categories Leadership
Vacancy code VA/2021/B5521/22880
Level ICS-12
Department/office AR, THMCO, Pacific Operations Cluster
Duty station Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Ongoing
Application period 11-Nov-2021 to 13-Dec-2021

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

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Background - Thailand Multi-Country Office (THMCO)

The Thailand Multi-Country Office (THMCO), established in 2017, supports, develops and oversees the UNOPS portfolio of projects in South East Asia and the Pacific. With its head office in Bangkok, the Multi-Country Office comprises five main business units: THMCO Thailand, THMCO Indonesia,  THMCO Pacific Operations Cluster, THMCO Papua New Guinea and, THMCO China. 

Background - THMCO  Papua New Guinea

The THMCO Pacific Cluster, established in early 2018, was formed to support the implementation of infrastructure design, procurement, construction of infrastructure, training, programme management, and facilitate access to funding sources across 12 Pacific Small Islands Developing States (PSIDS), including: Palau; Federated States of Micronesia; Marshall Islands; Nauru; Kiribati; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; Tuvalu; Vanuatu; Fiji; Tonga; Western Samoa. 

The interim PNG Project Office was established in August 2020. The Project Office is currently overseeing the implementation of five key projects; two DFAT projects related to access to clean energy; two World Bank projects related to procurement and an EU WASH project in partnership with UNICEF.

The office is located in the same building as the majority of UN Agencies. In addition to the Country Manager, there are three Project Managers and other specialist and support personnel based in the Country. The staffing contingent is expected to grow over the next few months to implement the current projects as well as pipeline engagements that are expected to materialize over the next few months and in 2022. 

Background - Job Specific

To support the planning and implementation of the above project responsibilities UNOPS is hiring a Country Manager for the project Office operates as an integral part of the Multi Country Office management structure. The Country Manager reports to the Multi Country Office Director who provides direction and guidance.

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