Project Management Support - Officer (Country Local Coordinator), Multiple positions

Job categories Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5010/23404
Department/office ECR, AUMCO, Austria
Duty station Home based
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration 6 months with the possibility of extensions, subject to project's requirements, satisfactory performance and availability of funds (Retainer contract)
Application period 16-Feb-2022 to 02-Mar-2022

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

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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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.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects.  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 organizations.  

Austria Multi-Country Office (AUMCO) 

The Austria Multi-Country Office (AUMCO) was set up in August 2019 as a part of the UNOPS Europe & Central Asia Region (ECR). Specifically, AUMCO aims to enable achievement of Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement through global programmes and tailored interventions in the Balkans, South Caucasus, and Central Asia, focused on:

  • Infrastructure

  • Procurement 

  • Project Management (full service, back on track)

  • HR and Transactional Services

  • Grant Management 

  • Technical and Advisory Services

Under the framework of the multi-year project titled “Knowledge for Reform Action in the Western Balkans” UNOPS AUMCO is providing support in the six countries of the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia) with access to tailored expertise, knowledge and best practice to assist them with advancing their respective reform agenda. Learning and exchanges will be promoted across the Region, as well as from neighboring countries which have joined the EU.  The project will result in strengthened institutional, administrative and legislative frameworks and practices. To this end, the Project will coordinate with the respective national governments, UN organizations and other development partners, as well as the civil society. 

The Project Local Country Coordinator will be responsible for collecting and analyzing information as relevant to the EU accession and integration process and related reforms in a given country.  Further, the LCC will follow up on all the EU integration related developments, initiatives and similar, and in particular any outstanding issues that may require attention of the SPM, providing regular analytical reports. The assignment timeline will be determined once the preparation for the inception workshops starts. The incumbent must be the national of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*[1], North Macedonia, Montenegro or Serbia. The incumbent will work homebased in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*[1], North Macedonia, Montenegro or Serbia.

[1]* All references to Kosovo are made in the context of UNSCR 1244.

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