Programme Management Advisor (Infrastructure)

Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5512/25004
Level ICS-11
Department/office AR, PHCO, Philippines
Duty station Manila, Philippines
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Ongoing
Application period 24-Nov-2022 to 08-Dec-2022


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



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South East Asia Multi-Country Office (SEAMCO)

The South East Asia and Pacific Multi Country Office (SEAMCO) supports, develops and oversees the UNOPS portfolio of projects in South East Asia and the Pacific. SEAMCO was established in January 2023 following the merger of the Thailand Multi-Country Office, which covered 20 countries across  North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific, and the Cambodia Multi-Country Office, which covered 4 countries South East Asia - 3 countries in the Mekong Sub-region (Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam) and the Philippines.  SEAMCO currently covers 24 countries across North East Asia, South East Asia and the Pacific. With its head office in Bangkok, the Multi-Country Office comprises nine business units: SEMCO Thailand, SEAMCO Indonesia,  SEAMCO Pacific Operations Cluster, SEAMCO Papua New Guinea, SEAMCO China, SEAMCO Vietnam, SEAMCO Lao PDR, SEAMCO Philippines and SEAMCO Cambodia.

In 2022, the UNOPS SEAMCO implemented projects worth more than USD 95.7 million, in the areas of Energy Transition, Digital Transformations, Sustainable Environmental Management, Climate Change, Waste Management, Rule of Law and Access to Justice, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Post Conflict Reintegration, Emergency Relief, Post COVID19 Economic Transformations, and Health, through HR, procurement, construction, contract management, fund and program management services.  

The Multi Country Office head office in Bangkok provides strategic direction, operational support, delivery oversight and assurance of the excellence of business processes and quality standards across all of the entire Multi Country Office locations. It is also responsible for developing, delivering and managing the portfolio of engagements in the country of the MCO location itself. 


Operational Context

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Programme, the MCO Infrastructure Advisor acts as an advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of infrastructure project development and implementation,  ensuring that projects are executed to the highest standards, providing a shared knowledge base and ensuring that best practices and lessons learned are disseminated between projects across the entire MCO and beyond.



Summary of Key Functions   Technical Advice & Quality As...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Education:  An Advanced University degree (Master's or equivalent...

Contract type: Individual Contractual Agreement (ICA) Contract level: ICS 11...

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