Project Manager

Job categories Engineering, Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5301/24708
Level ICS-10
Department/office AFR, CDMCO, DR Congo
Duty station Brazzaville, family duty station, Congo
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration "Open-ended"
Application period 11-Oct-2022 to 31-Dec-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 has been cancelled.

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The Republic of Congo has just received support from the Global Fund under the 2021-2023 grant cycle to strengthen the response to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has been chosen by the Government and the Global Fund to be the Principal Recipient for the implementation of this support through the grant dedicated to the COVID-19 response mechanism, or C19RM for the fight against HIV and tuberculosis.

With the aim of strengthening prevention and care services to fight against HIV and tuberculosis, as well as building resilient and sustainable health systems in Congo in order to ensure quality support to the Ministry in charge of Health in the Republic of Congo, UNDP requires UNOPS’s services in order to (i) strengthen the capacities of the health system and (ii) to improve prevention and care for people living with HIV and Tuberculosis on the other hand. A large warehouse / office will be built through this project along with other related activities. 

Reporting directly to the Head of Programme, the Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different donors, partners and beneficiaries. The Project Manager acts on behalf of the Project Board to manage the project on an ongoing basis during the Implementation Stage. The main responsibility of the Project Manager is to ensure that the project outputs are delivered within the specified project tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. He/she is expected to meet the organization’s performance and delivery goals.

The Project Manager has the authority to assign, as per the Project Plan, work packages to Team Managers and approve deliverables produced by them.

The Project Manager is responsible for creating the Implementation Plan, using the Project Initiation Document (PID), Legal Agreement and having a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders, to ensure the project(s) outputs are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the partner(s). Success of the project(s) and hence of the Project Manager  will be based on the defined Success Criteria.

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This vacancy has been cancelled.


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