Project Management Support - Officer

Job categories Project Management, Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5311/25939
Department/office AFR, SOCO, Somalia
Duty station Mogadishu, Somalia
Contract type Local ICA Specialist
Contract level LICA Specialist-8
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or to satisfactory performance
Application period 26-May-2023 to 16-Jun-2023

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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UNOP Somalia Country Office (SOCO) exciting career opportunity as we are committed to achieving a truly diverse workforce.

UNOPS - SOCO is recruiting this position: Project Management Support - Officer

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

 Background Information - Job Specific:

The European Union (EU) is working to strengthen Somalia's state-building, democratization, federalization, security, and rule of law efforts, building on previous work done by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) via the EU Partnership Coordination Facility “Phase I” from February 2018 to November 2021. The new initiative, titled "Partnership Facility II – Governance," is designed to be flexible and responsive to current and future governance needs in Somalia. This includes supporting federal elections and related political dialogues, reconciliation efforts, and the upcoming administration's reform agenda, among other governance priorities. UNOPS has been tasked by the EU to execute this dynamic, demand-driven program that will adapt to shifting governance needs. The initiative will supplement funding from other donors like the UN Peacebuilding Fund and international partners, particularly in supporting federal elections and inclusive politics in Somalia. 

The Project Management Support Officer reports to the Senior Project Manager who provides broad supervision and guidance. The role is responsible for coordinating and supporting the Senior Project Manager with the day-to-day operations and liaising with relevant counterparts, government stakeholders and working group focal points on all project related matters, specifically pertaining to enhancing the coordination and efficiency on the side of resilience.The Project Management Support Officer will also work closely with the different donors for the infra projects.  The Project Management Support -Officer maintains a close eye on the operational and financial performance, identifies probable issues that may need attention, supports in problem analysis and solution identification as necessary, coordinate resolution as per action-items assigned, drafting required correspondences to stakeholders concerned and preparation of mission reports. The incumbent is most likely required to work in complex and challenging environments with limited resources.

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Project Manager, the Project Manageme...

Qualifications and Experience: A.  Education Bachelor’s Degree ...

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

Contract type: Local Individual Contract Agreement (LICA) Contract level: LICA&n...

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