Senior Programme Manager

Job categories Leadership, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5328/24668
Level ICS-11
Department/office AFR, CDMCO, DR Congo MCO
Duty station Yaounde, Cameroon
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration On going ICA - " Open-ended, Subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 28-Sep-2022 to 19-Oct-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 UNOPS office in Cameroon opened in December 2019, and has several active projects, whose nature varies from construction, technical studies in different sectors, WASH activities, human resources management for other entities, and procurement including in the medical field (COVID-19).

The office is constantly working to expand its activities in order to support its partners in the implementation of their development programs and projects.

The Senior Programme Manager oversees the programme/project portfolio of the country of Cameroon and is expected to manage one or more highly complex or risky multidisciplinary project(s) delivering against an aggressive timeline.  Project(s) of this caliber are highly strategic and visible for UNOPS. The Senior Programme Manager is responsible for all aspects of the project life cycle which he/she manages. 

Qualified female are encouraged to apply.

Yaounde is a family duty station.

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