Programme Management - Senior Assistant

Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5003/24639
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Grant Management Services
Duty station Port Louis , Mauritius
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-5
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or satisfactory performance
Application period 22-Sep-2022 to 06-Oct-2022


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



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*** THIS IS A LOCAL POSITION FOR WHICH ONLY APPLICANTS WHO POSSESS THE 
NATIONALITY OR A VALID RESIDENCE AND WORK PERMIT IN MAURITIUS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION *** 


UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability of peacebuilding, 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.

New York Service Cluster (NYSC) supports the United Nations Secretariat, as well as other New York-based United Nations organizations, bilateral and multilateral partners in the delivery of UNOPS mandate in project management, infrastructure management, and procurement management.

Sustainable Development Cluster (SDC) supports diverse partners with peacebuilding, humanitarian, and development operations. It was formed by combining the following portfolios: Grants Management Services (GMS), UN Technology Support Services (UNTSS), Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio (DSIP). It provides Services to partners' programmes that are designed, structured, and managed with a global perspective and primarily serving partners headquartered in New York.  The SDC has a footprint of approximately 125 countries.

UNOPS has signed an agreement to implement the project activities for Small Grants Programme (SGP).

SGP grant making supports community-based innovation in addressing global environmental issues and improved, more sustainable livelihoods through initiatives led by civil society and community organizations, with special consideration for indigenous peoples, women, youth and persons with disabilities. SGP has supported over 25,000 community-based projects in over 125 countries aimed at biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, sustainable land management, protection of international waters, and sound chemicals and waste management. Over the years, SGP has developed extensive partnerships at global, national and local levels. See http://sgp.undp.org for further background information.

The incumbent of this position will be a UNOPS supervised personnel.

Post’s Organizational Accountability:

  • Effective day-to-day technical, administrative, financial, and knowledge management support to the SGP country programme to ensure effective and efficient operation and management of the GEF-SGP country programme portfolio with partners.




Under the direct supervision of the Programme Management Senior Officer (Nationa...

Female Candidates are strongly encouraged to apply Education Requirements: ...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Contract type: Individual Contractor Agreement (ICA)  Contract level: Local...

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