Regional Infrastructure and Project Management Advisor

Job categories Engineering, Health, Programme Management, Health, Safety and Environment
Vacancy code VA/2022/B0050/23268
Level ICS-11
Department/office ECR, ECROD, Office of the RD
Duty station Multiple
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Ongoing, subject to programme requirement, funding availability and satisfactory performance
Application period 25-Jan-2022 to 15-Feb-2022

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

This vacancy has been cancelled.

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This position will be based in Vienna/Austria or Belgrade/ Serbia. 

Based in Geneva, the Europe and Central Asia Regional Office (ECR) supports UNOPS offices throughout the region through management, financial and programmatic oversight of global and country-specific portfolios, clusters and operations centres, including hosting services; fund and management advisory services; project implementation; procuring goods and services; and managing human resources.

ECR ensures that projects are executed to the highest standards, providing a shared knowledge base and ensuring that best practices and lessons are disseminated between business units and projects across the region.

 ECR strategy is to:

  • Strengthen UNOPS role in operationalising the Sustainable Development Goal, emphasising health, environment, and economic development.

  • Position UNOPS in the Balkan sub-region, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

  • Strengthen the implementation of ECR global and regional programmes, with revitalized partnerships in infrastructure, procurement and project management.

The Office of the Regional Director is responsible for the management of opportunities as well as strategic and operational risks for the regional portfolio. The office also provides strategic leadership, technical guidance, and advisory support and oversight to the operations across offices within the Europe and Central Asia region.

Within UNOPS, the Infrastructure and Project Management Group’s (IPMG) objectives are to serve the organization’s personnel and partners by broadening their infrastructure and project management capabilities, while disseminating best practices in both of these areas. Through this work, the group helps facilitate the successful delivery of programmes and projects around the world. The incumbent will play a meaningful role working within the ECR while working closely with IPMG in a Regional Advisory position. 

The incumbent will be responsible for providing technical advice and support in infrastructure and project management to the Regional Director and the UNOPS offices across Europe and Central Asia Region. The incumbent will also play an active role in respect of strategic positioning and thought leadership as this relates to Europe and Central Asia. S/he will support the Regional Director and the country directors in relevant events such as conferences and in high-level meetings e.g. with government officials and funding organizations. 

This role will support Europe and Central Asia region with quality assurance, support and advice regarding the implementation of projects (with particular attention to infrastructure projects, and partnerships development. The incumbent will support the partnership's development agenda in ECR through their expertise, regional contacts and ability to demonstrate a depth of experience in their field. 

The Regional Infrastructure Advisor will be a critical link between ECR and its operations in the field, and IPMG. This position will report to the Regional Director. The incumbent will be required to work in a collaborative manner, with colleagues at all levels across the organization. 

This position will be based in Vienna/Austria or Belgrade/ Serbia. 

The Regional Infrastructure Advisor will be responsible for representing all asp...

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