Project Management Support - Associate, Multiple positions

Job categories Administration, Project Management
Vacancy code VA/2022/B5104/25006
Department/office MR, AMMMCO, Amman
Duty station Sana'a, Yemen
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-6
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance
Application period 23-Nov-2022 to 12-Dec-2022


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



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The second phase of the Yemen Emergency Electricity Access Project seeks to improve access to electricity for households and provide electricity to critical service facilities in rural and peri-urban areas within the Republic of Yemen. The project is financed by the World Bank (grant from IDA), and implemented by UNOPS. To achieve the project’s objectives, UNOPS will engage solar microfinance institutions (MFIs), solar installers and suppliers, technical service providers, and other stakeholders.

The Project will finance distributed solar solutions to provide urgently-needed access to electricity in Yemen. The project consist of three components: 

Component 1: Electricity in rural and peri-urban Areas (electricity for households, electricity for Critical Services facilities and support to COVID-19 isolation and vaccine cold chain units)

Component 2: Implementation support, market development and technical assistance for power sector sustainability.

Component 3: Contingent Emergency Response Component (CERC)


Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Project management support- associate  will be responsible for efficient reviewing, monitoring and evaluation of the project’s planned activities and implementation progress; will promote a client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS rules and regulations; and will work in close collaboration with the project teams in Yemen, respective units in the Amman Operational Hub, and local participating partners to ensure reviewing activities in support of successful planning and implementation of the project’s components.

The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS. 

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